19 June 2018 - Swiss/Austrian Alps Supercar Test Event
19th June - Into the Swiss Alps & Lakes
Either fly into Zurich on the 18th, and spend the evening in Zurich, or fly in the morning of the 19th. The group will then meet up downtown for earyl lunch at the Seerose restaurant, where the group will be briefied on the tour and cars over lunch. The tour then starts with a run along the scenic eastern shores of Lake Luzern, before heading directly into the Alps. We pass through the ski resort of Andermatt, before crossing the spectacular Oberalp Pass, heading along the Rhine valley, through the Rhine Gorge, then up to the ski resort of Davos for the evening.
PASSES: Oberalp 2000M+ Overnight: 4 Star Ameron Swiss Mountain Hotel, Davos / twin room
20th June - Into the Austrian Alps
For todays tour, we start with a run across two of the most amazing passes in the Alps, firstly the Fluela Pass, used exclusively by BMW in the winter for car testing - we then continue directly into the Swiss National Parc, crossing the Offen Pass. We then cross the border into Italy, the Italian Tyrol where we stop for lunch. After lunch, we then head into Austria, passing over the mighty Hahtenjoch Pass, before continuing along the sweeping Lech River valley, then up to the ski town of Fontanella, where we will be based for our second evening
PASSES: Fluela 2200M / Offen 2200M / Hahtenjoch 1900M / Hochtannberg 1800M Overnight: 4 Star Superior Hotel Hubertus / twin room
21th June - through the Voralberg Alps, and back to Zurich via the St Gallen Alps
Our third tour will then take us through the heart of the Vorarlberg ski region. We start with a run across the almost deserted Furkajoch Pass, a pass that whilst narrow, really does have some of the most issolated and spectacular views of the mountains. We then cross back into Switzerland, heading into the St Gallen Alps - from here, we head up to Mount Santis, taking lunch near the summit. After lunch, we cruise through the rolling hills of St Gallen, then back along the shores of Lake Zurich, arriving back in the city mid afternoon, for final drinks at our end hotel in the city.
That evening the group will head out into Zurich city for a spot of night activity...
PASSES: Furkajoch 1800M / Mount Santis 1600M Overnight: 5 Star Superior Hotel Atlantis by Giardino / twin room
22nd June - Day at Leisure in Zurich Spend a final day at leisure in Zurich, we recommend a spot of sight seeing around the beautiful old town, including some chocolate tasting, or perhaps a boat trip on Lake Zurich, before transferring back to Zurich airport
Note on hotel: Prices based on 4 Star Superior twin rooms, including breakfasts, supplement of €600 applies for a seperate room, 3 nights