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Indulge in the idyllic scenery and famed culinary delights of Switzerland on this spectacular tour

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7 daysFrom $2,595 per person

2020 Tour code: MOL20

About the tour

Indulge in the idyllic scenery and famed culinary delights of Switzerland on this spectacular tour. Explore verdant vineyards, visit a fairytale island château and enjoy an unforgettable journey on the luxurious Chocolate Train, all from an elegant base by the sparkling shores of Lake Geneva.

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What’s included

Itinerary

Day 1 - To Montreux

Meet your group and Tour Manager at our dedicated St Pancras Departure Office before boarding the Eurostar service to Paris, and continue to Montreux, via Lausanne. Our base in Montreux is the luxurious 5-Star Royal Plaza Montreux, directly on the shores of picturesque Lake Geneva, where we stay for the next six nights.

Includes
  • Dinner
  • Eurostar Meal
Montreux
Day 2 - Château de Chillon and lake cruise

Today we travel to Château de Chillon, a romantic island castle on the edge of Lake Geneva, where we have a guided tour. We return to Montreux by boat, enjoying a scenic and relaxing cruise.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Chateau de Chillon
Day 3 - Les Diablerets

Our excursion today takes us by rail to the unspoilt mountain resort of Les Diablerets, for a guided tour. Situated high in the mountains, Les Diablerets is a lovely village filled with wooden houses, traditional farm buildings, and surrounded by Alpine meadows.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Les Diablerets
Day 4 - At leisure in Montreux

You are at leisure today to explore your idyllic surroundings, using your included Montreux Riviera travel card for free local public transport, as well as a 50% discount on boat and mountain railroad journeys, and selected museums.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Montreux
Day 5 - Chocolate Train and Gruyères

We take a journey on the delightful Chocolate Train today, enjoying coffee and croissants on board as we journey from Montreux to Montbovon. We continue by coach to Gruyères, where we visit Maison de Gruyère for a tasting of this local cheese. We then travel by coach to Broc, for a visit to the Maison Cailler Nestlé factory and for a tasting of delicious Swiss chocolate before our return to Montreux.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch
Gruyeres
Day 6 - Lavaux vineyards and wine tasting

We travel to Cully in the Lavaux region today, where historic terraced vineyards rise from the shores of Lake Geneva. We are given a guided tour of the vineyards on the charming local land train before we visit a local winery for a talk and a wine tasting. Tonight, we enjoy a farewell dinner together at our hotel.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Lavaux Vineyards
Day 7 - Home

After breakfast, we travel by rail to Lausanne, then Paris. In Paris, we connect with the Eurostar service to London St Pancras, where our tour concludes.

Includes
  • Breakfast
  • Eurostar Meal
Eurostar

Additional information

Recommended airports

For this tour, we recommend arriving to, and departing from, London Gatwick or London Heathrow airport (LGW or LHR). London Gatwick is approximately 30 miles from your start and end point, and London Heathrow is approximately 19 miles from your start and end point.

Airport waiting room
Visa Requirements

It is your responsibility to check and fulfil the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

Hotel

Royal Plaza

Royal Plaza, Montreux

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Trains

Chocolate Train
Eurostar
TGV
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