On this Spectacular Switzerland tour, you'll enjoy Switzerland's stunning mountains and lakes—with overnights in Zurich, Geneva, the Gruyères area, the Interlaken area, and Lucerne. Plus, you’ll overnight in Oberammergau and Munich in Germany. The highlight of this tour is the time spent in the Interlaken area. The town is nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz and is surrounded by three mighty mountains: Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. From Interlaken, Globus has arranged an unforgettable rack railway trip to the "Top of Europe," a high alpine wonderland of ice and snow. Here, at the amazing Jungfraujoch, Europe's highest railway station at 11,332 feet, you can experience an audiovisual journey through the alpine world; stand on the observation platform to view the glaciers and witness a panoramic view overlooking France, Germany, and Italy; and more. It's an unforgettable experience!Another special experience that Globus has arranged is a visit to the magnificent castle in Gruyères, where you’ll walk through eight centuries of architecture, history, and culture. You'll also enjoy lunch with local specialties and a traditional dessert with meringue and double-crème at the castle. In Broc, sample delicious Swiss chocolate at a local chocolate factory. You'll also spend time in Berne, Switzerland’s capital, and Geneva, Switzerland's most international city, which has a fantastic lakeside setting and breathtaking panoramas of the Alps. In Lucerne, enjoy a guided walking tour that includes Chapel Bridge, a picturesque wooden bridge with the iconic water tower. See the iconic Golden Roof in Innsbruck, Austria, and Munich’s Marienplatz. In the charming village of Oberammergau, see the world-famous Passion Play, performed only once a decade by Oberammergau residents.These are just a few of the highlights on this Spectacular Switzerland tour with Oberammergau. It's a vacation of a lifetime.By June 2021, your vacation, which includes the Oberammergau Passion Play, requires a per-person, non-refundable deposit of $750. Prior to June 2021, a minimum of $250 non-refundable per person deposit is required to secure your reservation and tickets for the play.
Headsets throughout the tour.
Meals & Itinerary
Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 lunch in Gruyères, 1 lunch in Oberammergau, 6 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Zurich and a special dinner in Lucerne
- Maximum elevation on tour—11,332 ft.
- Adequate footwear is required for the trip to the Jungfrau.
Day 1 ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Welcome to Zurich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Day 2 ZURICH–BIEL/BIENNE–NEUCHÂTEL–GENEVA
ZURICH Orientation walk in the Old Town includes the Fraumünsterkirche. BIEL/BIENNE Free time at the historical center. NEUCHÂTEL Free time for lunch en route to Geneva. 326 mi / 525 km
Day 3 GENEVA
GENEVA Guided sightseeing includes Reformation Park and a walk through the Old Town. Free time this afternoon and evening.
Day 5 GRUYÈRE AREA–GSTAAD–INTERLAKEN–GRINDELWALD
GSTAAD Orientation walk and free time to browse. INTERLAKEN Free time to explore. GRINDELWALD Free time this afternoon and evening. 68 mi / 110 km ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Grindelwald with an excursion to the Trümmelbach Falls. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 6 GRINDELWALD. EXCURSION TO THE JUNGFRAU
GRINDELWALD Excursion to the Jungfrau Massif includes a mountain train ride to the top, Ice Palace, and the Jungfrau Passport. Free time.
Day 7 GRINDELWALD–BERNE–LUCERNE
BERNE Guided walking tour includes a stop at Bear Park, panoramic views of the city from the Rose Garden and the Old Town. Free time for lunch. LUCERNE Free time late this afternoon and evening. 124 mi / 200 km
Day 8 LUCERNE
LUCERNE Walking tour includes the Lion monument, the Old Town, and the Chapel Bridge. Dinner this evening at a local restaurant.
Day 9 LUCERNE–INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA–OBERAMMERGAU, GERMANY
INNSBRUCK Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof. 243 mi / 391 km
Day 10 OBERAMMERGAU
OBERAMMERGAU Afternoon and evening dedicated to the world-famous Passion Play.
Day 11 OBERAMMERGAU–MUNICH
MUNICH Orientation tour includes the Marienplatz with its Old and New Town Halls. 56 mi / 90 km
Day 12 MUNICH
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Motorcoach; mountain train. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else,
we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.
When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination,
so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities.
Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value.
Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences.
We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.
The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.
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Cross-Border Dinner In France
Grab your tastebuds and appetite, and prepare for a little "border busting" on this memorable 3-course French dinner in France!
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Lake Geneva Cruise with Yvoire Village
Experience the hypnotic beauty and magical legends of sparkling Lake Geneva on this guided cruise that includes time in charming Yvoire, one of the most beautiful villages in France!
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Trümmelbach Falls: Treasure in the Mountain
Experience the thunderous roar of Trümmelbach Falls, Europe's largest subterranean waterfalls, on this active excursion inside a mountain!
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Raise a glass and toast an unforgettable evening of traditional entertainment during this excursion featuring a 3-course feast of local specialties, alphorns, yodeling, and festive Swiss music and dancing.
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Grab your camera and prepare for indescribable panoramic views on this thrilling ascent up Mount Pilatus.
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