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Lake Geneva & Swiss Alps - 4 Days

Duration
3 Nights / 2 Drives

Tour Region
Swiss Alps / Lakes

Driving Distance
550KM

Availability
April till Oct

Our Lake Geneva tour takes you on a 2 day driving tour that combines the most scenic stretches of Lake Geneva, with the sweeping mountain passes and glaicers of the Berner Oberland region, famous for ski resorts such as Gstaad

This 3 night trip starts in Geneva, and includes two full days of driving. The first tour takes you along the shores of Lake Geneva, then through the wonderful vineyards of Lavaux, where the wine terraces date back to Roman times.  From here, contnue into the heart of the Berner Oberland mountains, visit the medieval town of Gruyers, cross the Jaun Pass, then down to Gstaad region for the night.  The second drive takes you on a loop of the best driving roads in the Berner Oberland Alps, including a visit to the famous Glacier 3000, where you can ski (or sledge) even through the summer, as well as the scenic Col de Brouis.  Continue back to Geneva, making a visit to Agile Castle (home of the wine producing region) and Chateaux Chillion, quite probably the most iconic sight on this amazing lake.

If you want to combine lake and mountains in this most beautiful part of Switzerland, this will be the perfect tour for you.

Day 1 - arrivals into Geneva
Flights into Geneva International Airport, then transfer downtown by train service, or taxi.  Explore the lovely old town of Geneva, take a stroll along the shores of the lake, or take a Lake cruise. 

Overnight: 4 Star Superior Design Hotel N’vY Manotel

Day 2 - Tour through the Lavaux Wine Region / into the Berner Oberland
Tour 1 – stage 1 of the drive will take you along to the stunning Unesco Heritage Lavaux Wine Region. After making a drive along the beautiful wine terraces, including Route Corniche, you will stop at the Hotel Barren, and take coffees on the terrace, overlooking the Lake of Geneva. From here, continue into the heart of the Berner Oberland region, heading to one of the most spectacular destinations in the Alps - Glacier 3000 - where we will ride the cable car to the summit of the Glacier, and take lunch. At the summit there is the chance to walk the famous "Tissot Peak Walk" a bridge connection two mountains peaks, before returning back to the valley, and deeper into the beautiful Berner Oberland, before heading into the jet-set ski resort of Gstaad for an overnight- the resort was at it's most famous in the 60's and 70's when Liz Taylor would frequent, and now host some of the most luxurious hotels and shops anywhere

Drive Details: 240km / 4,5 hours plus stops
Overnight: 4 Star Superior, Gourmet Hotel Bernerhof, Gstaad

Day 3 - Loop of the Berner Oberland - Chocolates & Cheese
Your second drive will take you on a beautiful loop of the Berner Oberland mountain regions, passing three beautiful mountain passes, that will offer unrivalled views across the surrounding Swiss Alps. You then head out of the mountains, and up to one of the most picture postcard towns in Switzerland, Gruyers. Famous for cheeses by the same name, you can take a fondue lunch overlooking the cobbled town square, before making a short visit to the castle, and the unique Alien Museum - a tribute to the creator of Alien, who came from these parts. The drive then continues out of the mountains, and down to one of the Finest Chocolate Producers, Maison Cailler. Here it is possible to make a short factory tour, or just stock up :). The tour is completed with a run back along the shores of Lake Geneva, passing by Agile Castle and Chateaux Chillion, then back to Geneva for a final evening.

Drive Details: 240 km / 4,5 hours plus stops
Overnight: 4 Star Superior Design Hotel N’vY Manotel

Day 4 - Departures

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  • Car Rental & Insurances
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Breakfasts & Parking
  • Day by Day Roadbook
  • Programmed GPS
  • Meet & Walkthrough
  • On Call Support when on tour

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Package Includes

(assumes 2 persons share car/room)

  • Car Rental & Insurances
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Breakfasts & Parking
  • Day by Day Roadbook
  • Programmed GPS
  • Meet & Walkthrough
  • On Call Support when on tour

Single traveller prices on request