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Lucerne – The City. The Lake. The Mountains. Lucerne is the starting point for the Lucerne – Lake Lucerne Region and offers a wide range of attractions to discover. Just as fascinating as the charming city of Lucerne is the surrounding area. The Lucerne – Lake Lucerne Region with its unique mountain and lake landscape offers countless options for excursions in summer and in winter.

Lucerne Tourism Mark Meier Bahnhofstrasse 3 CH-6002 Lucerne Phone +41 41 227 17 17 mark.meier@luzern.com www.luzern.com

Titlis – Engelberg . Enjoy eternal snow and ice on 3000 m. The new gondola Titlis Xpress leads up to the intermediate station. Then Titlis Rotair, the World’s first revolving aerial cableway, continues all the way to the top. A breathtaking panorama as well as other highlights await, including the “Titlis Cliff Walk” – Europe’s highest suspension footbridge.

Titlis Cableways Rayomand Choksi Phone +91 9820300462 rchoksi@titlis.ch www.titlis.ch

Zurich – The cosmopolitan city by the water. As a “metropolis of experiences” by the water, with a magnificent view of the snowcapped Alps on the horizon, Zurich offers a unique mixture of attractions – over 50 museums and more than 100 art galleries, international fashion labels and Zurich designs, and the most flamboyant and lively nightlife in Switzerland.

Small Luxury Hotel Ambassador à l’Opera, Zurich. With its unique location in the heart of Zurich, the hotel is situated ideally on Lake Zurich has charmed guests for many years. The old town, the world-famous Bahnhofstrasse, the renowned Opera House, and the train station Stadelhofen with direct Airport link within 16 minutes are all just a few steps away.

Ambassador à l’Opera Andrea Pietsch Falkenstrasse 6 CH-8008 Zürich Phone +41 44 258 98 98 andrea.pietsch@ ambassadorhotel.ch www.ambassadorhotel.ch

Zurich Tourism Stephan Neidhart Stampfenbachstrasse 52 CH-8006 Zurich Phone +41 44 215 40 32 stephan.neidhart@zuerich.com www.zuerich.com


Basel – pocketsize metropolis. Home to 40 museums, the city of culture for connoisseurs has the highest concentration of museums in the country. Basel also has a beautiful Old Town, modern architecture, and the Rhine – an inviting spot to rest a while.

Basel Tourismus Christoph Bosshardt Aeschenvorstadt 36 CH-4010 Basel Phone +41 (0)61 268 68 48
 christoph.bosshardt@ basel.com www.basel.com

Lake Geneva Region ( the canton of Vaud ). The vast variety of landscapes, from the alpine peaks to the cities at the lakeshore such as Lausanne and Montreux, the wide expanses of the Jura and the authentic charm of the countryside, unites all the different aspects of Switzerland, in one single region, famous for its savoir vivre, between the lakes of Geneva and Neuchâtel.

Lake Geneva Region François Michel Avenue d’Ouchy 60, Case postale 164 CH-1000 Lausanne 6 Phone +41 21 613 26 26 michel@region-du-leman.ch www.region-du-leman.ch

Zermatt – Matterhorn. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The car-free village has preserved its original character and is a natural paradise for year-round holidays. The ski region includes 54 mountain railways and lifts as well as 360 km of pistes. With a 400 km hiking trail network, Zermatt is one of the most spectacular mountain hiking villages in the Alps.

Schilthorn – Bond 007 Mountain. At 2970 m, the Schilthorn attracts visitors with a magnificent 360-degree panoramic view of the “Swiss skyline” including Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and a delicious meal in the revolving restaurant Piz Gloria. Follow in James Bond’s footsteps by visiting the interactive adventure exhibition “Bond World 007” or on the new “007 Walk of Fame.

Schilthorn Cableway Ltd. Alan Ramsay Höheweg 2 CH-3800 Interlaken Phone +41 33 82 60 007 alanramsay@schilthorn.ch www.schilthorn.ch

Zermatt Tourism Janine Imesch, Bahnhofplatz 5 CH-3920 Zermatt Phone +41 27 966 81 13 janine.imesch@zermatt.ch www.zermatt.ch


Interlaken – pure Switzerland. Located in a unique position between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz and at the foot of the imposing Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau massif, Interlaken offers a remarkable range of very attractive excursions. For decades it has been both goal and starting point of holiday dreams for countless visitors from all over the world.

Interlake Tourismus Renato Julier Höheweg 37, PO Box 369 CH-3800 Interlaken Phone +41 33 826 53 36 renato.julier@ interlakentourism.ch www.interlaken.ch

Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. The Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe, in the UNESCO World Heritage of the Swiss Alps is located 3454 m a.s.l. and is the highest railway station in Europe. The Jungfrau Ski Region around Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau offers 214 km of ski runs, 100 km winter walking trails and 50 km of sledge runs.

Jungfrau Railways Dario Gross Harderstrasse 14 CH-3800 Interlaken Phone +41 33 828 72 14 dario.gross@jungfrau.ch www.jungfrau.ch

Jungfrau Region. Imposing mountains, a plethora of leisure activities and a wide range of hotel offerings make the Jungfrau Region (including the resort villages Wengen, Grindelwald, Mürren und Lauterbrunnen) a highly desirable vacation destination. Numerous hiking routes offer panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks, or for a closer view of the famous Eiger North Face, try the Eiger Trail at it’s base.

Swiss International Air Lines. Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is the national airline of Switzerland, and stands for traditional values. From Zurich and Geneva, it flies to over 100 destinations in 44 countries all over the world, transporting more than 16.5 million passengers every year. SWISS is a part of the Lufthansa Group and a member of the Star Alliance, the world’s biggest airline network.

Swiss International Air Lines 189 Kent Street Sydney, NSW, 2000 Phone 1300 897 869 www.swiss.com

Jungfrau Region Katarzyna Morgenstern Untere Bönigstrasse 8 CH-3800 Interlaken Phone +41 33 854 12 51 katarzyna.morgenstern@ jungfrauregion.ch www.jungfrauregion.ch


Switzerland : A cyclist’s paradise. More than 12,000km of signposted cycling routes: the number alone is impressive, but what counts is the variety. Where else can touring enthusiasts, leisure cyclists and e-bikers find as much scenic and cultural diversity in such a compact area as in Switzerland?

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Swiss Travel System. The Swiss Travel Pass is the key to trouble-free travel by public transport in Switzerland. With a single ticket, visitors travel throughout the entire country by train, bus and boat. The ticket includes the popular panorama routes, urban transport in no fewer than 90 towns and cities, free admission to more than 500 museums and 50% reduction off most mountain railways.

Swiss Travel System AG Andreas Nef Limmatstrasse 23, PO Box 1975, CH-8021 ZĂźrich Phone +41 44 225 80 49 andreas.nef@ swisstravelsystem.com www.mystsnet.com

The Grand Train Tour of Switzerland. Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland on our ultimate Grand Train Tour of Switzerland. Stop off at some of the most famous resorts and cities in the country, with time to explore your surroundings and organised excursions to ensure you don’t miss anything! This tour is a great way to visit the very best of Switzerland on some of the most exciting scenic train journeys in Europe.

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Itinerary Suggestion Grand Train Tour of Switzerland. Day 1: Zurich Arrival in Zurich, Switzerland largest city. Explore Zurich’s spectacular old town on a walking tour or enjoy one of the cities wide range of cultural attractions.

Day 2 : Zurich – Lucerne – Interlaken Rail Transfer from Zürich to Lucerne, followed by the LucerneInterlaken Express. Afternoon at leisure. Enjoy a relaxing cruise on board a paddle steamer around Lake Thun and/or Lake Brienz. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 3: Interlaken Day excursion to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. Impressive views of snow-capped peaks and the magnificent Aletsch Glacier. Or take a journey up to Schilthorn – the 007 James Bond Mountain. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 4: Interlaken – Montreux After breakfast board the GoldenPass MOB Panoramic train from Interlaken in the panoramic carriage as it sweeps through the many vineyards and country estates on its way to Montreux. Enjoy the romantic scenery of the Simmen Valley and the sweeping views over Lake Geneva. Overnight in Montreux.

Day 5: Montreux – Zermatt Rail transfer from Montreux to Zermatt. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 6 : Zermatt Travel on Europe’s highest open-air cog railway and get closer to the striking Matterhorn. From the viewing platform, admire the Gorner Glacier and 29 mountain peaks above 4,000 m. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 7: Zermatt – St. Moritz Enjoy the legendary Glacier Express experience in full from Zermatt to St. Moritz, a thrilling journey in a panoramic carriage taking in some of the most dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 8 : St. Moritz Why not treat yourself to a spa day with a trip to Scuol, relaxing in the hot springs of the Roman-Irish baths? Or stay close by and take a leisurely stroll along the beautiful lake of this glitzy resort. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 9 : St. Moritz – Tirano – Lugano Today board the Bernina Express and journey to the Mediterranean climates of Lugano. Travel over

circular viaducts and through winding tunnels passing through Brusio and Poschiavo. At Tirano, continue your journey by coach, travelling along the banks of Lake Como. Overnight in Lugano.

Day 10 : Lugano – Lucerne Travel along the old Gotthard Route on the Gotthard Panorama Express from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland with a lake cruise. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 11: Lucerne Why not explore the Old Town and walk across the iconic Chapel Bridge or enjoy the views from Mount Pilatus – on the Golden Round-Trip, by boat and cogwheel train. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 12 : Lucerne After breakfast depart Lucerne and continue your onward journey.

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