The Glacier Express
Glacier Express... Alpine Peaks, Lake Constance and Lake Geneva
Switzerland’s Glacier Express follows a panoramic alpine route. This two-centre tour includes a stay in the historic Austrian town of Feldkirch, a trip on the Glacier Express and a stay in Villars, an outstanding location on a 'balcony' above the Rhône Valley, near Lake Geneva.
Austrian and Swiss Alps • The Glacier Express • The Oberalp Pass • Lakes Constance and Geneva
Day 1 Channel crossing. Overnight in the Metz area.
Day 2 Travel to Feldkirch via a scenic route through the Black Forest and along Lake Constance.
Day 3 A day at leisure in Feldkirch. Included today is return local bus transport between the hotel and centre and a guided walk of historic Feldkirch.
Day 4 Full day in Bregenzerwald to include Schwarzberg and the Bödele Pass. Today we include a cheese farm visit and schnaps distillery visit with tastings.
Day 5 Leave Austria and travel to Chur to join the mid morning Glacier Express train. Travel over the exciting Oberalp and Furka high mountain passes before arriving in Brig. Here rejoin the coach and travel through the Rhône Valley to arrive in Villars for a 2 night stay.
Day 6 Visit Lake Geneva. See Lausanne with time to explore the swish Ouchy Harbour area and return via beautiful Montreux with its long lakeside promenade and stylish shops and cafés.
Day 7 North, past Basel and Strasbourg, to the Metz area for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 8 To Calais to cross the Channel and home.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Hotel Weisses Kreuz, Feldkirch
Family owned since 1852, the 4 star Weisses Kreuz hotel is located on the edge of historic Feldkirch. It has a cosy bar, restaurant, fitness room and garden. The hotel offers excellent hospitality and regular entertainment. We have used the Hotel Weisses Kreuz for many years and with great success.
• 4 star • 106 bedrooms • Lift
• Garden and Terrace • Coach parking
Eurotel Victoria, Villars
Eurotel Victoria has a great location close to the centre of Villars. Bedrooms are comfortable and the hotel has a terrace and indoor swimming pool.
• 4 star • 167 bedrooms • Lift
• Indoor swimming pool and leisure area
• Coach parking nearby
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel crossings
• 1 night half board on the outbound journey
• 3 nights half board in Feldkirch with:
Welcome drink and farewell gift
4 course dinner with choice from night 2
After dinner tea/coffee
Regular evening entertainment
• Local bus and city guide, Feldkirch
• Cheese and Schnaps visits with tastings
• Glacier Express train
• 2 nights half board in Villars with:
3 course dinner with choice from night 2
• 1 night half board on the inbound journey
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