Grindelwald… Lakes and Trains of Switzerland
Overlooked by towering peaks including the Eiger, Grindelwald has a breath-taking location at the heart of the Bernese Oberland. It is a calm Alpine oasis and yet it is a drive of less than 15 miles to Interlaken, the Brienzersee and Thunersee. Our tour includes a fantastic train excursion on the Jungfrau Railway and a boat excursion on Lake Thun.
Grindelwald • Interlaken • Lake Thun Cruise • Thun • Brunig Pass • Lucerne • Jungfrau Railway
Day 1 Short Channel crossing and overnight in the Metz area.
Day 2 Through France, cross into Switzerland and on to Grindelwald for a 5 night stay.
Day 3 Enjoy a day at leisure in Grindelwald. We include a Grindelwald Card for all guests, allowing for free use of the local buses.
Day 4 Join a boat at Interlaken for a cruise along Lake Thun to Spiez. Here re-join the coach and continue to medieval Thun with time to explore the town with its hilltop castle, shops, restaurants and riverside cafés. Return to Grindelwald with time to relax before dinner.
Day 5 A full day excursion travelling over the Brunig pass and including time in Lucerne. See the old town, Lion monument and Chapel Bridge and take time to walk on the long lakeside promenade.
Day 6 Travel to Lauterbrunnen and join the Jungfrau railway for an exciting journey past Wengen to Kleine Scheidegg. Break here to enjoy the fantastic views onto the Eiger and surrounding peaks before changing trains and descending to Grindelwald, where the terminus station is less than 100 metres from the hotel.
Day 7 Depart Grindelwald and overnight the Metz area.
Day 8 Channel crossing and home.
All tours are tailored to your requirements
Hotel Kreuz and Post, Grindelwald
The hotel is found right at the heart of town beside the train station, shops, bars, cafés and restaurants. Rooms are well appointed and bathrooms are good, if compact. The rooftop terrace offers terrific views of the town and alps. This is a well-loved home away from home.
• 4 star • 42 bedrooms • Lift
• Wellness area • Rooftop terrace
• Nearby coach parking
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel crossings
• 1 night half board on the outbound journey
• 5 nights half board in Grindelwald with
Porter service, welcome drink and canapés
4 x 3 course dinner with choice from night 2
1 x fondue dinner
Grindelwald Card (see day 3)
• Boat trip Interlaken to Spiez
• Train excursion on the Jungfraubahn,
• 1 night half board on the inbound journey
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