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The beautiful harbour town of Rorschach, a paradise for revellers.

Across Switzerland - St. Gallen to Wengen

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The beautiful harbour town of Rorschach, a paradise for revellers.
Take in Switzerland's most unforgettable vistas from St. Gallen to Wengen. Discover tradition and majestic scenery in Appenzellerland then journey to Principality of Liechtenstein to see the magnificent Vaduz castle. Immerse in the tranquil beauty of Lake Lucerne with a vintage paddle steamer lunch cruise and ride the world’s steepest cogwheel railway to Pilatus Kulm before arriving in the village of Wengen.
Switzerland
Cultural
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Highlights

Discover the majestic sights of Lucerne and treat yourself to a scenic lunch cruise on Lake Lucerne.

Embark on a guided city tour in St. Gallen known for its world-renowned cathedral and historic library.

Visit Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein located on the Rhine River near the Swiss border.

Enjoy a free day in the village of Wengen famous for its timber chalets and belle époque hotels.

Embark on an exciting journey across Switzerland to discover fantastic lakes and mountain sceneries. In Appenzellerland, the Rorschach-Heiden train will take you to Biedermeier village for a chance to hike the “Witzweg” joke trail to Walzenhausen. Continue to Rheineck via a cog railway and then board a ship back to Rorschach. Discover the popular landmarks in Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein, with a city train tour and set off to Lucerne via the Pre-Alpine Express, traversing along sloping foothills and flats. Explore the beauty of Lake Lucerne with a delightful cruise and then ride a train up on the world’s steepest cogwheel railway to Mount Pilatus for breathtaking views of the region.

This tour departs daily from 11 May to 23 September 2020.

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Included

7-night hotel accommodation in 3-star category
Meals as per itinerary
2nd class rail tickets as per itinerary (Swiss Combi Card with half fare discount; upgrade available)
Excursion to Appenzellerland including cruise on Lake Constance
Excursion to Liechtenstein (un-escorted)
Lucerne Transport and Guest Card
Lunch cruise on Lake Lucerne
Overnight stay on Mount Pilatus
Guided city tour in St. Gallen and Lucerne

Itinerary

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Day 1
Zürich – St. Gallen

Rail transfer from Zürich airport to St. Gallen and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 2
Appenzellerland

Today, you’ll head to the smallest Swiss canton and discover breath taking scenery. Transfer from St. Gallen to Rorschach, where you will take the RorschachHeiden train up to the Biedermeier village of Heiden. Afterwards, take the Post Bus or hike the “Witzweg” joke trail to Walzenhausen. Here, a cog railway awaits you - it will take you down to Rheineck where a ship will take you on a leisurely cruise back to Rorschach.

Breakfast
Day 3
Vaduz (Principality of Liechtenstein)

After breakfast, journey to the Principality of Liechtenstein, one of the smallest and wealthiest countries in the world that's still governed by its Monarch. Discover Vaduz with the city train tour which offers the ability to reach all the important sites easily. Return to St. Gallen in the late afternoon.

Breakfast
Day 4
St. Gallen - Lucerne (Pre-Alpine Express)

Following breakfast, you'll board the Pre-Alpine Express and travel to Lucerne. Upon your arrival in Lucerne, take a short walk to your hotel.

Breakfast
Day 5
Lucerne

Today, you will enjoy a guided city tour of Lucerne followed by a vintage paddle steamer lunch cruise on Lake Lucerne.

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6
Lucerne - Mount Pilatus

Take a cruise and ride the world’s steepest cogwheel railway to Pilatus Kulm (2,132m). Tonight, you’ll enjoy an overnight stay on the mountain. Dinner awaits in the Victoria Dining Room.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7
Mount Pilatus - Wengen

Descend on the other side by cable car and gondola and journey to the village of Wengen.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8
Wengen

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel then enjoy the day at your leisure.

Breakfast, Dinner

Additional information

Official language
French, Swiss - German, Italian, Romansh
Currency
SWISS FRANC
7 nights
from AUD2,572
per person, twin share
Zurich (Daily)
11 May - 23 September 2020

Optional Extras

Upgrade to 1st class rail travel available.

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