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Flights & Transportation:
- Round-trip airfare from New York City (specific gateway based on availability)
- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- Sightseeing per itinerary in a modern air-conditioned motorcoach
- All transfers
- For additional departure airports/pricing, contact Gate 1 Travel at (800) 682-3333.
- Airline & flight times determined at time of booking
Hotels (6 nights + 1 overnight flight)
- 1 night of accommodations at Swissotel Zurich in Zurich
- 3 nights of accommodations at Ameron Hotel Flora or Grand Hotel Europe in Lucerne
- 2 nights of accommodations at Hotel Novotel Lugano Paradiso in Lugano
Attractions & Meals
- Nine meals: six breakfasts and three dinners with wine
- Entrance fees per itinerary
- Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
- Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
Tour Itinerary at a Glance
During this 8-day adventure, you’ll travel from northern Switzerland to the south, visiting German- and Italian-speaking regions. Included tours (and free time) will give you the chance to revel in Alpine views and storybook architecture in cities including Zurich, Lucerne, and Lugano.
- Day 1: Take an overnight flight to Switzerland.
- Day 2: Arrive in Zurich, where you’ll have a welcome drink and dinner.
- Day 3: After a walking tour of Zurich and a drive along Lake Zurich, explore Einsiedeln before heading to Lucerne.
- Day 4: See the centuries-old Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge on a drive through Lucerne.
- Day 5: Enjoy free time in Lucerne.
- Day 6: Take a cruise on Lake Lugano in the Italian-speaking Ticino region.
- Day 7: Spend free time in Lugano before a farewell dinner.
- Day 8: Fly back to the United States.
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- Flying from any airport not listed here
- Extending your trip or traveling on dates not listed here
- The availability of your desired travel dates
- Traveling with kids; 11 or younger do not need a voucher in order to travel (kid fares available through Gate 1 Travel)
- Booking optional tours and upgrades
Optional Tours & Upgrades
- Mount Pilatus tour on day 4 ($99/person)
- Full-day tour of Bern on day 5 ($75/person)