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7 days | 8 Reviews

About this tour

  • 4**** Hotel experience
  • Max group size: 12
  • Live guide
  •  Free Wi-Fi onboard

Experience

Highlights
Culture Chocolate Workshop Gastronomy Nature Walking Tours Mountain Experience

“Nine out of ten people like chocolate. The tenth is lying.” Unknown

It's a well-known fact that Switzerland is the best place to enhance and indulge your deep love of chocolate. AlpExcursion.com is here to help you discover the magic of Sweet Switzerland. During this captivating 7-day tour, you will experience the beauty of Switzerland’s natural surroundings and the rich taste of real, authentic chocolate.

Hotels

Zuri by Fassbind, The Hey Hotel (or similar).

Tour

It’s time to immerse yourself in the fairy tale of Sweet Switzerland, with its majestic Alps, glorious cities, and picturesque rural life, scattered with castles and old town squares, with a beautiful mixture of European influences. Your once-in-a-lifetime experience will begin at the Airport.

Here, your driver will be ready and waiting for you to ensure a comfortable and luxurious transfer to your hotel in a business-type vehicle. You’ll then have some time to prepare for your exciting week ahead. While you wait, you’ll be able to check out your brochure and get acquainted with the most interesting things to do in Zurich in your free time. Have a wander out into the city and start making your own unforgettable memories.

After a tasty breakfast, you will meet your driver-guide in the lobby at 09:00 to start the Sweet Zurich Tour and head out to Paradeplatz square.

Here, you will be welcomed by the sweet guide, who is an expert in all things chocolatey. They will lead your 2.5-hour walking journey around the city to check out a variety of specialty shops. The Sweet Zurich Tour is a wonderful way to get a taste of Zurich while learning about the city's rich history.

The driver-guide will then meet you to continue your trip to explore Rhine Falls - the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Situated on the High Rhine in Schaffhausen, not far from the German border, your first stop is Laufen Castle, a beautiful medieval castle situated right next to the mighty Rhine Falls. You’ll take a walk through the castle and visit the awe-inspiring Rhine Falls – an unmissable photo opportunity. To see the falls up close, you will have the option to take the panoramic lift or take the scenic Belvedere trail that leads to the lookout.

Finally, continue your journey through Schaffhausen, where you will pass the Munot Fortress on your way to the medieval town of Stein am Rhein. This memorable day ends with a smooth return to your hotel in Zurich to relax for the evening.

Start your day with a tasty breakfast and get ready to meet your driver-guide at 09:00, after checking out. Before you leave Zurich, it’s important to explore and admire the largest city in Switzerland, so your guide will take you on a 2-hour walking tour of the main sights while you listen to exciting and interesting historical facts about your surroundings. We say a fond farewell to the guide and move on to sweeter adventures as we head to the fabulous city of Lucerne. Here, you will be welcomed at Max Chocolatier to enjoy 90 minutes in chocolate heaven.

During your indulgent chocolate tasting, you will enjoy six exclusive handmade treats and immerse yourself in the family history of Max Chocolatier, followed by the opportunity to create your own chocolate with one of 4 expert chocolatiers. After this unique experience, you’ll have an hour’s leisure time to enjoy Lucerne and have a lunchbreak, if you haven’t already filled up on chocolate! And, if that wasn’t enough, you still have a joyful trip to the city between 2 lakes - Lake Thun and Lake Brienz to look forward to before arriving in Interlaken to chill out and enjoy your evening.

On day 4, head out to discover Interlaken - a traditional picturesque resort town in central Switzerland located in the mountainous Bernese Oberland region. The area offers breathtaking nature and landscapes with lots of action-packed attractions.

You’ll have some leisure time here to spend exploring the town yourself before heading to the eastern part of the city. From the Harder Railway Valley station, which is a 10-minute walk from your hotel, a funicular ride will take you directly to Harder Kulm, standing at the height of 1322m.

The Two Lakes Bridge at the top presents a special glass section underfoot to see the most picturesque view of Lakes Thun and Brienz. From there, the vast natural landscapes of Mt. Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau are excellent photo opportunities.

The more active visitors are welcome to descend back by hiking down the 4.1km trail. This steep trail is not for the faint of heart; however, your efforts will be greatly rewarded with panoramic views on the way. After a lunchbreak, a visit to the Funky Chocolate Club completes this discovery of sweet Switzerland. This 75 minutes of magic is not to be missed, so make sure your phones are charged for photographs to make your memories last.

Once your experience is complete, you’ll be able to take some of the chocolate with you, take your seat in your luxury vehicle, ready to be transported back to your Interlaken hotel. Rest, relax and re-energize – tomorrow, the show must go on, with another jammed packed day.

After your delicious breakfast, get ready for your busiest day yet! You’ll meet your driver-guide in the lobby at 08:30 for a day packed full of colors and adventures. We will start with GoldenPass Express for an exceptional 2h25 journey from the majestic peaks of the Bernese Alps to the Pays-d'Enhaut - Montbovon. Here, your driver-guide will greet you to escort you to your next destination - Gruyères village.

The Gruyères castle dates right back to the 13th century, and you’ll have some leisure time to stroll around and learn about the history of the surrounding area after experiencing the famous Swiss Fondue. Once you’ve filled up with fondue, it’s time for dessert. You’ll now move on to the Nestlé Cailler chocolate factory and add to your knowledge of the tastiest treasures of Switzerland.

You can’t visit Switzerland without visiting its Capital. So, on your way back to Interlaken, you will journey through Bern, which retains its heritage features and Swiss traditions with a long and interesting history packed into a tiny, compact city. Your driver-guide will show you the main sights and allow you to enjoy your evening before heading back to Interlaken. At the end of such a wonderful day, you’ll be delivered back to your hotel to enjoy a well-earned rest in your room before your next big day.

Lauterbrunnen is one of the most beautiful and impressive places on Earth, and you’ll want to visit time and time again.

At 09:00, your driver-guide will be waiting for you to ensure your comfortable ride to the small, and inconspicuous village in the Jungfrau region, Lauterbrunnen. The Valley of Lauterbrunnen, aptly named “The Valley of Waterfalls,” is home to 72 waterfalls, each as beautiful as the next. For all you adrenaline, thrill-seeking, and nature-loving junkies, you might consider spending a little more time here to explore its natural wonders.

But when you’re ready, your driver-guide will take you on to Stechelberg, jumping on a 32-minute cable car ride to deliver you to the summit of the Schilthorn, 2970 m up in the clouds. At an altitude of 2677m, at the Birg station, you will find the Skyline Walk platform, which is located above a vertical slope, and the entrance to the Thrill Walk, which leads down into the perpendicular walls of the imposing rock massif.

Don’t miss a chance to enjoy the James Bond experience right here on the scene of the 1969 movie, “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.” Then it’s time for an unforgettable lunch at the revolving restaurant, which offers a spectacular panoramic view. From the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau to Mont Blanc and the Black Forest. Cameras at the ready!

After all this excitement, you’ll be ready to chill out and think back over your wonderful experiences. Enjoy your comfortable ride back to the hotel in Zurich, where you’ll have one last evening of relaxation before you sadly have to pack and get ready to fly home.

Here we are at the end of our fascinating 7-day sweet adventure. We hope we exceeded all your expectations and that you take with you great memories of indulgent chocolate, interesting history, and beautiful scenery. Your driver will be waiting to give you a comfortable and safe ride to the Airport. AlpExcursion.com pride itself in helping you to discover awe-inspiring Switzerland with its infinite beauty and unforgettable experiences.

Included

  Accommodation in 4-star hotels, incl. breakfast

  Airport transfers on the day of arrival and departure

  Private transportation services during the whole trip

  Wi-Fi on board

  English-speaking driver-guide services

  Local guide services for a walking tour in Zurich

  Local guide services for Chocolate Zurich Tour

  Rhine Fall waterfall entry ticket

  Chocolate making master class with degustation in Lucerne

  Chocolate Laboratory in Interlaken creation and degustation

  Harder Kulm funicular tickets in Interlaken

  Panoramic Train ticket from Interlaken to Montbovon

  Entry tickets to the chocolate factory in Gruyères

  Cable car tickets Stechelberg - Schilthorn

  Organization and documentation

  Customer support service before and during the travel

  City Taxes at the hotels

  Optional excursion in Jungfraujoch

  Lunches and Dinners

From

CHF 3650.-

per person

Sweet Tour Switzerland

Availability Prices (per person) Request
Double Room
Apr 05 - Apr 11, 2023
Available
CHF 3650.-
May 03 - May 09, 2023
Available
CHF 3650.-
Jun 07 - Jun 13, 2023
Available
CHF 3800.-
Jul 05 - Jul 11, 2023
Available
CHF 3650.-
Aug 02 - Aug 08, 2023
Available
CHF 3800.-
Sep 06 - Sep 12, 2023
Available
CHF 3800.-
Oct 04 - Oct 10, 2023
Available
CHF 3650.-
Nov 01 - Nov 07, 2023
Available
CHF 3650.-

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