After a few days exploring the Black Forest we highly recommend heading to Switzerland to explore a bit more. We transfer you to Lucerne in Switzerland which will be your base for touring. We set you up with a private guide and car so you can experience Switzerland like a local.
Our Switzerland package is available from mid-May to mid-October
- We Plan All Details
- Add-on to your Black Forest Stay
- Transfer to Lucerne, Switzerland
- Starting at 1 days/2 nights
- Choose from various hotels
- Choose from various tours
- Theme: easy & relaxed
- Private Guide & vehicle
Outline of our Switzerland Tour Package
After exploring the Black Forest with our Black Forest Vacation Package or Freiburg & Baden-Baden Package you will transfer you to Lucerne, Switzerland. Arrival in Lucerne early afternoon, check-into hotel (choose from several hotel categories). Afternoon: Explore Lucerne on your own. Or add-on a guided walking tour of town.
Sightseeing Day with our Guide
Choose from several day tours all starting and ending at your hotel in Lucerne
- Lake Luzern Pick and Mix Tour Read More
Choose between a variety of places to visit around Switzerland`s most popular lake. Visit the Aeschbach chocolate Factory and design your chocolate bar, or make your own Swiss Army pen knife at Vicotorinx in Brunnen. Go for a small hike at Rigi Seebodenalp or at the famous name Burgenstock resort. There are several possibilities. And why not take in a tour of Luzern itself to complete your day and visit the Chappel Bridge and the Lion Monument.
- Zurich – Lindt – Rhinefalls – Stein am Rhine Tour Read More
This tour is a real mix of history, nature and Switzerland`s most delicious export – chocolate. First head south to Lindt and buy some discounted chocolate direct from the factory. Spend a couple of hour`s in Switzerland`s largest city taking in some historic 1000 year old buildings, before heading of north to Europe`s largest waterfall to see millions of gallons of water crash over the rocks. Then head of to medieval Stein am Rhine to see 12th Century houses in this quaint village on banks of the Rhine.
- Glaciers, Falls, Gorges and Passes Tour Read More
This tour takes you into the heart of Switzerland and showcases some of the most picturesque views of the Alps. Drive over the Brunig pass to Meiringen and either visit the Reichenbach Falls where Sherlock Holmes is said to have met his death. Alternatively check out the Aare gorge and walk along the mile long gorge carved out from steep Limestone Cliffs. Then journey on the Grimsel and Furka pass where James Bonds Goldfinger was filmed, to the imposing Rhone Glacier. Get close to this natural wonder and walk in the Blue Ice tunnel before heading back via Andermatt.
- Bernese Oberland and a trip up Jungfrau top of Europe Read More
This is one for the adventurers and surely a Swiss highlights – a trip to the “Top of Europe” Jungfrau. Listed by UNESCO as “World Heritage Site of the Swiss Alps” it is home to Europe’s highest train station (3500m), the Sphinx observation tower giving stunning views of the Aletsch Glacier and the Ice Palace. The approx. 90 train minute journey has been taking up tourists for over a century. Drive either before or after the Jungfrau journey and visit some of the natural beauty features in the Bernese Oberland such as Giessbach, Staubbach and Trummelbach Falls.
- Bernese Oberland Pick and Mix Read More
Drive through stunning countryside and go on a tour of some of Switzerland`s finest natural beauty. Drive over the Brunig pass to the Aare gorge and walk 1mile along the gorge to be picked up at the other side to head on to the enchanting Giessbach Falls and have lunch the Hotel overlooking Lake Brienz. Then take Europe`s oldest Funicular to Brienz for a stroll before heading to Lauterbrunnen to visit the Staubbach and Trummelbach Falls. On the way back drive up to Isenwald and take the cable car to Sulwald for breathtaking views of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau, all over 3900m.
- Appenzell, and the North East Alpine region Read More
Drive along Lake Zurich with an optional stop at Lindt Chocolate. Carry on to Medieval Rapperswil for the Rose Garden, Castle and Deer Park before venturing on to either Mount Santis, Hoher Kasten or Elbalp for views of the Eastern Alps. Continue the journey onto the Cheese dairy at Appenzell and discover how they make this famous cheese, before heading onto the quaint village of Appenzell itself to see the coloured buildings. As an alternative, drive across the Rhine into Liechtenstein or visit the Maestrani chocolate factory before heading back.
- Mountain ride, Luzern and a Swiss Experience Read More
Take a trip up one of the 4 big Mountains around Luzern. Mount Titlis at 3300m is the highest mountain in the region. Experience the Ice Flyer and walk on snow the whole year round. Pilatus at 2132m is Luzern`s house mountain and has several activities on it from a summer tobbagon run to a Rope park. Rigi at 1834m known as the Queen of the mountains, offers 360 degree views and Mount Stanserhorn is one of only a couple of “cabrio” Cable cars, where one can stand outside on the roof as the cable car takes you up. Then compliment this with a Luzern Tour, Switzerland`s prettiest town and if time allows visit a local Chocolate or Swiss Penknife factory.
- Bern and Emmental in one day Read More
Journey through Emmental and call at the Emmental Cheese dairy and see how the Swiss Cheese with holes is produced. Close by is the Lueg Memorial offering superb views of the Alps. Possibly journey onto the Kambly biscuit factory and tuck into some delicious cookies. We arrive at the capital Bern and take an informative walk through charming Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the Late Gothic Munster Cathedral, stroll under the characteristic arcades to Zytglogge, the clock tower, and pay a visit to Parliament building overlooking the beautiful Aare River. Visit the Paul Klee Museum.
- Cheese and Chocolate tour Read More
Select between world-famous cheese factories in Emmental and Gruyere or a local supplier in Seelisberg or Engelberg and compliment this with a visit to a famous chocolate factory. World renowned names such as Lindt in Zürich, Maison Cailler near Gruyere and a local producer Aeschbach await your visit. All the places will show you, how the delicious Swiss delicacies are made and of course there will be the opportunity to sample the mouth-watering products too. Naturally the idea is to combine a cheese visit with chocolate and give guests a taste of the Swiss Countryside and towns and therefore we`ll visit some stunning natural scenery and other historic and interesting sites in the neighbourhood.
- Customized tours Read More
Talk to us if you have a different tour in mind. We can easily customize a tour for you.
Depart Lucerne after breakfast by train. Option to add-on more days or a private transfer by car to your next destination.
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