ALPINE LAKES & MOUNTAINS Feast your eyes on the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Swiss Alps and Italian Lakes. Staying in comfortable, family-friendly holiday park accommodation, you will have plenty of time to soak up the scenery at your own pace.
Package Includes •
3 nights accommodation at Manor Farm (Interlaken)
4 nights accommodation at Valle Romantica (Lake Maggiore)
3 nights accommodation at Bella Tolla (Susten)
3 nights accommodation at Camping Jungfrau (Lauterbrunnen)
14 days Group F (manual) car hire
Package Details Day 1 Interlaken Collect the rental car and make your way to your holiday park n ear Interlaken. Check in and spend the rest of the day taking in the glorious A lpine views at your leisure.
Day 2 Interlaken Spend the day getting acquainted with this mesmerising Alpine r egion. This afternoon you might like to make your way to the summit of Schi lthorn and Piz Gloria – the revolving mountaintop restaurant featured in the 1 969 James Bond film On Her Majesty ’s Secret Service.
Day 3 Interlaken Spend another day exploring at your own pace. We strongly recommend a train ride to Jungfraujoch (Europe’s highest railway station) for magnificent views of the Aletsch Glacier.
Day 4 Interlaken – Lake Maggiore (196 km) Drive across the Italian border to L ake Maggiore. Renowned for its fine old villas, lush gardens and mild climate, Lake Maggiore is the perfect place to relax for a few days.
Day 5 Lake Maggiore Spend the day exploring the stunning lakeshore at your own pace. We suggest paying a visit to Villa Taranto, whose terraced gardens contain more than 20,000 trees and plants from all over the world.
Day 6 Lake Maggiore Enjoy the day at your leisure. You might like to take a cruise to the nearby Borromean Islands, which boast attractive palaces and beautifully landscaped gardens.
Day 7 Lake Maggiore Another day at leisure on Lake Maggiore – we suggest sampling some of the region’s delicious traditional fare. The local cuisine is a true delight, making use of meat, pasta and of course, fresh fish.
Day 8 Lake Maggiore – Susten (130 km) Depart the Lakes District and return to Switzerland. Check in to your holiday park in Susten, the gateway to the Pfynwald Nature Reserve. This area is renowned for its excellent wine, rare plants and many different species of birds.
Day 9 Susten Spend the day at your leisure. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, Susten is a beautiful base from which to discover Switzerland. You can explore the nearby Pfyn-Finges Natural Park on foot, take in the scenery from the mountain railway or cable-car, or soak yourself in Leuk’s inviting thermal baths.
Day 10 Susten Spend the day exploring at your own pace. An essential day trip is a visit to Zermatt, which offers summer skiing and outstanding views of the Matterhorn.
Day 11 Susten – Lauterbrunnen (90 km) Drive to Lauterbrunnen, situated between gigantic rock faces and mountain peaks in one of the Alps’ most impressive trough valleys. The surrounding area entices travellers with thundering waterfalls, colourful meadows and charming mountain inns.
Day 12 Lauterbrunnen Enjoy a day to explore at your leisure. The Jungfrau region is home to countless lovely villages and offers plenty of adventurous activities for thrill-seekers.
Day 13 Lauterbrunnen Today you might like to catch the funicular train from Murren up to Allmendhubel (1907 m) or visit the breathtaking Trümmelbach Glacier Waterfalls.
Day 14 Lauterbrunnen Return your rental car to Interlaken, where the tour concludes.
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Published on Oct 25, 2012