Serious Switzerland & Burgundy & Paris

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At A Glance

  • 14 total travel days with 12 nights in hotels in Europe
  • You’ll travel by train ~ never in a bus group!
  • YOU GET hotels, train tickets, private airport transfer, Swiss Pass, small-group tours, and Paris Pass
  • You’re free to get your own air tickets ~ we do not sell airfare

 Itinerary

Chateubriand320x300sh2Day  1 – Fly from USA or Canada
Day  2 – Arrive Zurich & train to Lucerne
Day  3 – Lucerne
Day  4 – Train to Wengen
Day  5 – Wengen
Day  6 – Wengen
Day  7 – Train to Montreux
Day  8 – Train to Dijon
Day  9 – Dijon
Day 10 – Train to Paris
Day 11 – Paris
Day 12 – Paris
Day 13 – Paris
Day 14 – Fly to USA or Canada


Matterhorn280x210What’s Included

  • 2 nights Lucerne, 3 nights Wengen, 1 night Montreux, 2 nights Dijon, 4 nights Paris
  • Breakfast daily
  • Paris airport transfer
  • First-class train tickets with seat reservations
  • Swiss Pass for 4 days
  • Full-day small-group Burgundy tour by minibus
  • Private Paris walking tour in the heart of the city
  • Private Louvre tour
  • Eiffel Tower tickets with reserved entrance time
  • 2-day Paris Museum Pass

$4,595 per person, double occupancy
June 1 – September 30* — 2015 and 2016
LAND ONLY (airfare NOT included)
Fly into Zurich and out of Paris

* Prices are for travel which begins and ends within dates shown.


Candid Comments and Practicalities

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Weather in Switzerland is always an issue. You will be going to Lucerne for the scenery. We’d like to think that over the course of the nearly three days you will be there, the weather will cooperate, so that you can enjoy taking one of the mountain journeys. But you must always go to Switzerland prepared for clouds that may seriously diminish the visibility and the fun and of getting outdoors on the lake or on the mountains.

We prefer doing this itinerary starting in Lucerne and finishing in Paris. But it can be reversed, especially if you have more time and want to go on past Lucerne to Italy at Lake Como or points farther south.

Beaune can be substituted for Dijon. That makes for a longer travel day when you are traveling from Lucerne.

We can easily recommend adding a third night in Burgundy and a second full-day excursion. There’s plenty to do in this area.

Your Burgundy tour can be set up as a private one, instead of with a small group. That costs substantially more, but it also puts you in control of both the pace and the emphasis.

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