Experience the fantastic region between Lake Geneva, Mont Blanc and Valais. World-famous cities like Geneva, Chamonix, Montreux and Lausanne, as well as some of the most famous peaks of the Alps like the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc await you. But the region offers much more: imposing castles, magnificent nature, we the Chablais Geopark in the south of Lake Geneva or the steep wine terraces on the north shore of the lake, both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We show you this region by bus, train and boat from fascinating perspectives!
Day 1 - Arrival
Arrival through Switzerland or France to Lake Geneva. Your hotel is located about 30 km south of Evian, in the beautiful Abondance Valley. Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay.
Day 2 - Great emotions at Lake Geneva
Day trip to the Swiss Riviera. Over the pass of Morgins you will drive into the Rhone valley. You will follow the river to the lake and continue towards Montreux. On the way you will pass the beautiful Chillon Castle, where we recommend a photo stop. (If you wish, you can also book a guided visit). In Montreux itself there is free time. The fashionable seaside resort has one of the most beautiful promenades in the entire region, which invites you to take a stroll. Around noon, you will continue by bus to Blonay, where you will board the Star Train. Your destination is the Sternenberg (Les Pléiades) where an original Swiss cheese fondue with a fantastic view of Lake Geneva awaits you. In the afternoon departure to the lake. For you we have another special highlight, the visit of Chaplin's World in Vevey. On the grounds of his former villa, a very worth seeing interactive museum has been set up for the actor. Chaplin fans will get their money's worth. In the evening return to the hotel and dinner.
Day 3 - Chamonix and Mont Blanc
Today you will head deep into the Savoy High Alps. Your first destination is Chamonix. This legendary French Alpine town lies at the foot of Europe's highest mountain at 4880m.Look forward to a cogwheel train ride to the famous Ice Sea Glacier. Continue your journey over the Forclaz Pass. From the top of the pass you have a spectacular view far into the Valais. Return via Martigny and the Swiss pilgrimage town of Saint Maurice. Dinner at hotel.
Day 4 - The Valais to the Matterhorn
Today you will explore the Valais by bus. Thanks to its unique topography (with high peaks on both sides, it has its own very dry climate, which affects the flora in particular. The wines grown here can compete very well with the noble drops of Southern Europe. From the north-west you will drive up the valley. Your first stop is Martigny. Here you will visit the famous St. Bernard kennel and learn all about these once very important service dogs. Afterwards you continue your journey to Zermatt. In Täsch you will change to a shuttle train (Zermatt is car-free). In Zermatt you have free time - explore this beautiful place below the famous Matterhorn. In the late afternoon you will return to the hotel by bus - dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Departure
With many impressions of Europe's highest peaks you start your journey home.
- 4 x half board in upper middle class hotel in the Abondance valley (e.g. the ***Belalp; *** Le Chabi or equivalent)
- Ride with the star train and original Swiss cheese fondue with view
- Ride on the rack railroad to the Ice Sea Glacier below Mont Blanc
- Visit to the Bernhadin farm in Martigny
- Ticket for the passenger shuttle to Zermatt
- Obligatory City Tax for the stay: 4,00EUR per night and participant
- English speaking tour guide for 3 days
Optional additional services:
Bus for the Transfers
S-Price: from € 449,-- p. Person in Doubleroom
The minimum number of participants for this trip is 20 people
Travel documents: identity card or passport
Tel: +41 79-401 45 60
info (at) toggenburgexperience.com