Day 1: Arrival Switzerland
Individual travel to Zürich. Zürich is the “metropolis of experiences” and offers an unique mixture of attractions. Overnight in Zürich.
Day 2: Zürich– St. Gallen (ca. 150 km)
After breakfast drive to St.Gallen with a stopover at the Rhine Falls, Europe’s largest waterfall. Overnight in St. Gallen.
Day 3: St. Gallen– Davos (ca. 160 km)
On your way to Davos you will pass the village of Appenzell. The Appenzell region is known for rural customs and traditions. Continue your drive and have a stopover at Heidi’s Village in Maienfeld. Overnight in Davos
Day 4: Davos– Lugano (ca. 290 km)
On your way to Lugano in the south of Swit- zerland you have several opportunities to ex- perience the Grand Tour attractions. Relax for example on a train ride on the most beautiful Alpine train, the Bernina Express. Overnight in Lugano. Alps. Continue moving down to Täsch which is your last stop by car before you continue by train on to Zermatt. Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 5: Lugano– Zermatt (ca. 215 km)
Leaving Lugano for Zermatt, one visit that’s a must is Monte Brè. On your way lies Ascona. The city is famous for its mild climate, its Old Town and a lake promenade which is dot- ted with street cafés. Continue your journey and arrive in the region Valais. Here lies the Aletsch Glacier – the biggest glacier in the
Day 6: Zermatt– Gstaad (ca. 170 km)
A morning trip up the exhilarating open-air Gornergrat railway is not to be missed, for unrivalled views over the 4000 m peaks sur- rounding Zermatt. After making your way back down to Täsch to collect your car, your route begins with a stunning drive up through the Valais, heading through Sierre, Sion, Martigny and Aigle. After this your drive will continue to Gstaad. Overnight in Gstaad.
Day 7: Gstaad– Luzern (ca. 315 km)
Before you continue to Luzern, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the chalet village Gstaad. Continue your drive to Interlaken. From Inter- laken you can experience the majestic Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau summits. If you have some time left before you head to Luzern, Bern is the place to spend it. The old town of Bern is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in Luzern.
Day 8: Departure Luzern– Zürich (ca. 140 km)
You will spend your last day in one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. One of the highlights of Luzern is the Chapel Bridge. Drive back to Zürich for rental car drop-off at the airport and return journey.
- 45 Attraction highlights along the route 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- 22 Lakes
- 4 Language regions
- 5 Alpine passes
- 2 Biopshere Reserves
- 1600 km full of captivating landscapes
Good to Know
Additional rental cars and automatic vehicles are available on request
- 7 x Night stay with breakfast and city tax in Zürich, St. Gallen, Davos, Lugano, Zermatt, Gstaad and Luzern
- 1 x Rental car VW Golf 5, Audi A3 or Audi A4 (5 door, automatic, A/C)
- and drop-off at Zürich airport
- 1 x Free parking at all hotels (except in Zürich)
- 1 x Transfer Täsch – Zermatt – Täsch
- 1 x Grand Tour of Switzerland Road Map from Hallwag
- 1 x Grand Tour of Switzerland Travel Guide
- 1 x Swiss Coupon Pass