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St Moritz & Stelvio Pass Driving Tour - 5 Days

St Moritz & Stelvio Pass Driving Tour - 5 Days

Duration
4 Nights / 3 Drives

Tour Region
Engadin, Swiss & Stelvio National Parks

Driving Distance
800 km

Availability
15th June till 18th October

St Moritz & Stelvio Driving Tour 

Our St Moritz & Stelvio Pass driving tour is based in the beautiful Engadin region of South East Switzerland, possibly the most unspoiled and picturesque part of this already spectacular country.

This 4-night trip includes 3 full days of driving, featuring drives through the Swiss Alps, Italian Tyrol, and a small part of Austria.  The tour starts from Zurich, from where your journey southeast, around Lake Luzern through the Central Swiss Alps to the beautiful Graubunden Alps, in the South East of Switzerland, and home to the jet-set ski area of St Moritz. From a base in the alpine village of Pontresina, you will drive some of the most iconic passes in the Swiss Alps, including the Stelvio Pass, the Bernina Pass, and the San Bernardino Pass.  For this holiday you will be based in the 5 Star Grand Hotel Kronenhof in Pontresina - set in the heart of upper Engadin and the perfect base to explore the region from - the hotel also boasts a world-class spa and gourmet restaurant with 16 GaultMillau points.  If you want to escape to the mountains, spend some nights in 5 stars luxury spa hotel, but at the same time get the opportunity to drive what are possibly the greatest roads anywhere in the Alps, then this break will be perfect for you.

NOTE: This holiday can now be held for 250EUR - see our start your engines plan for details

St. Moritz & Stelvio Pass Driving Holiday 

Day 1 - Arrival in Zurich

Transfer from Zurich airport to the Hotel. After check-in, visit the Zurich town center, take a walk along the world-famous shopping Strasse that is Bahnhofstrasse, with its incredible collection of jewelry and designer stores. Continue to Lake Zurich, where you can stroll along the lakeside promenade. Drive Walkthrough – this evening we will be meet at the B2 Hotel for a complete walkthrough of your drives and itinerary for the next 4 days. This walkthrough will be given by your drive concierge in Switzerland.

St Moritz & Stelvio Tour - Zurich

Overnight Hotel: The 4 Star B2 Hotel & Spa
Room type: B2 Boutique room

Day 2 - Central Swiss Alps and Rhine Gorge

Drive 1 – your car will be delivered directly to the hotel the next morning. You then head south on your driving tour into the Alps,  first driving a loop around the beautiful Lake Luzern, stopping for morning coffees in Vitznau at the Park Hotel.  Now the tour continues directly into the Alps and the ski resort of Andermatt.

St MOritz Driving Tour - Alps

From here, you head up onto the beautiful Oberalp Pass - a stunning alpine pass rising to more than 2000m.  Near the summit the group stop for lunch. The tour then continues into the Rhine Gorge valley, following the path of the Rhine east - as the valley narrows the road is literally carved into the rock faces with unbelievable views down to the river below. Complete the journey to St Moritz by crossing the Albula Pass, tracing the path of the world-famous Glacier Express railway, with its stunning viaducts along with these most beautiful mountain passes.

St Moritz Driving Tour - Kronenhof Hotel

That evening we recommend you dine at the hotel's Gourmet 1 Star Michelin restaurant Kronenstubli, it's something very special indeed!

Overnight Hotel: 5 Star Grand Hotel Kronenhof
Room type: Comfort, south facing

Day 3 - Swiss and Stelvio National Parks 

Drive 2 – Today you will spend the day driving some of the most beautiful and scenic roads in the Engadin region of Switzerland, tracing a path along the unspoiled Lower Engadin Valley, stopping in several immaculately preserved villages, such as Tarasp with its medieval castle. Now head south into Italy and the Parco dello Stelvio and towards the Stelvio Pass.

St Moritz Driving Tour - Stelvio Pass

You will take lunch in the park before heading up and over the spectacular Stelvio Pass, with its famous wall of 45 switchback turns – the pass itself climbs to 2750M.  Return to Switzerland via the tight and twisty Umbrail pass, before heading through the Swiss National Park, over the Offenpass, and back to your hotel.

St Moritz Tour - Kronenhof Hotel

Dine that evening at the hotel's main ballroom dining room - jackets are requested for the gentlemen, though you can still expect a very relaxed but professional service...

Overnight Hotel: 5 Star Grand Hotel Kronenhof

Day 4 - Livigno & Graunbunden Swiss Alps / Davos

Your final tour back to Zurich takes you south from St Moritz and onto the beautiful Bernina pass, tracing the path of the Bernina Express railway past glaciers and rivers.  You then head into the tax-free resort of Livigno, on the tip of the Stelvio National Park, where you will take lunch.

After lunch, head back into Switzerland, and your return drive takes you across two further mountain passes - including the Fluela, before heading down into the jet-set ski resort of Klosters for afternoon tea.

St Moritz Driving Tour - Swiss Alps

Now head back to Zurich via the beautiful vineyards of the Maienfeld, where you get the chance to visit vineyards dating back to Roman times.  The final run back to Zurich then takes you via the shores of Lake Zurich, stopping for a sundown drink in the Seerose bar, before completing your drive back to the hotel.

St Moritz Tour - B2 Hotel

Overnight Hotel: 4 Star Superior B2 Boutique & Spa 

Day 5 - Day at leisure & Departures

Spend the morning in Zurich, perhaps take a boat trip on the lake.

Zurich Old Town - St Moritz Driving Tour

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Package Includes

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

Price per person assumes 2 persons travel together and share the car.  Single traveler prices on request

Package Includes

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

Price per person assumes 2 persons travel together and share the car.  Single traveler prices on request