11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS FRENCH & SWISS ALPS PARIS, LYON, GLACIER 3000, LUCERNE, FELDKIRCH & ZURICH
EP_28778 11D10N PARIS 06 APR 2024 - 09 NOV 2024
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Tour available on selected Saturday only.

 

Deals & Discounts:-

  • Children under 3 years discount 80%, Children from 3 to 8 years discount 40% and Children from 9 to 15 years discount 10%
  • Discount 5% for Repeat Travellers, Travellers over 65 years and Honeymooners

 

Privatized Tour - Turn this package into a private tour.

Recommended for groups of friends, families or for people who, because of their health conditions, can be considered people from a high-risk group.

  • Prepared for groups of 2 to 7 people.
  • Taken in a van driven by your tour guide.
  • With the same itinerary and services as the catalogue tour but with small modifications (see general conditions)

Terms & Conditions apply.

1
Paris (Arrival)

WELCOME TO PARIS! Transfer from airport to hotel and free time to explore before meeting your guide and fellow travellers.
You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.

NOTE: IF YOU REQUESTED ADDITIONAL NIGHTS on arrival at the hotel you will have your booking made but the guide of your trip will normally not arrive until the start of the included activities. YOUR TIME BEFORE THIS MOMENT IS THEREFORE FREE AT OWN LEISURE. At your hotel they can help you with all the information you need. | The schedules you will find in this itinerary are approximate. The guide, depending on the situation and in order to improve the development of the circuit, may adjust the schedules.

Very important note: during the Olympics games dates, that will take place in Paris between July 23rd and August 11th, we cannot guarantee accommodation in this city and its very likely that the stay will be in a nearby location. In this case, Europamundo will offer the necessary transfers so that the services can be carried out and you can enjoy the city in the best possible way.

Transfer by Airport shuttle
Hotel Novotel Est Bagnolet or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
2
Paris Sightseeing

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Transfer to Versailles Palace. Funicular ride included to Montmartre district. City tour in Paris.

Versailles – We include the entrance to the Palace of Versailles (long waits for tickets due to influx on some occasions). Immense Palace that belonged to the French kings; a good way to get acquainted with the culture and history of France.

Upon returning to Paris we head to Montmartre and taking a small cable car (included) we go up to this bohemian artists neighborhood to see the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and take a walk through its square and alleys.

With a local guide we will begin the city tour of Paris lasting 2 and a half hours. During the visit you will be able to see the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées, Madelaine, Place de la Concorde, Opera, Louvre Museum, Tower St. Jacques, town hall, Ile de la Cite with the Notre Dame cathedral, Latin quarter, Pantheon, Sorbonne, Luxembourg gardens, Invalides, Military School, Champ de Mars-Eiffel Tower, banks of the Seine. We will make brief stops near the Invalides and the Champ de Mars.

At the end of the city tour, we will return to the hotel, making a stop in the city center, so that people who still want to take advantage of their free time in Paris can get off the bus.

In the end of this very complete day, optionally, the guide will suggest you attend a cabaret or variety show in the evening, the Moulin Rouge or the Paradis Latin.

NOTE: due to the tourist complexity of Paris, the order of the services offered in the city may vary. | if your trip coincides in Paris with the first Sunday of the month, in Versailles, only the gardens will be visited.

Transfer by Europamundo coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Novotel Est Bagnolet or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
3
Paris

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Eiffel Tower and boat cruise in the City of Lights.

We go to the center of Paris, starting by the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to go up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument (ticket included). Then, we enjoy a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose.

NOTE: in some cases the waits to go up the Eiffel Tower are long. Thus the climb may take place at a different time (or on Sunday), if it is considered convenient for organizational reasons.

Transfer by Europamundo coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Novotel Est Bagnolet or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
4
Paris - Beaune - Lyon

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vineyards in Beaune and Bourgogne region. Funicular climb in Lyon.

Today we travel to the center of France, to the Bourgogne region, famous for its wines. We will visit BEAUNE, located in the center of the Bourgogne region, with its streets full of flowers, hospice and wine museum all points of interest. Continuing on, we will arrive to LYON in the afternoon, the capital of Roman Gallia on the banks of the Rhône (its historic center has been declared a World Heritage site). We include a cable car climb to Notre Dame de Fourvière, where we have a great view of the city. Enjoy some leisure time to walk around.

NOTE: in some cases a part of the group will be accommodated in Chambery, a city near Lyon. In these cases we will leave at the evening for CHAMBERY and accommodation. We will then have some time early in the morning to visit the capital of Savoy, a medieval-style city with beautiful historic center and a large castle.

Transfer by Europamundo coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Saphir Lyon or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
5
Lyon - Geneva - Chillon Castle - Gruyeres - Leysin

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Switzerland with Lakes and Mountains landscapes. Chocolate factory. Dinner included.

We travel to Switzerland. GENEVA, arrival. With our guide, we will go to the Palace of Nations (the headquarters of the United Nations in Europe) to the pretty English Garden with its clock made of flowers and we can admire the “Jet d´Eau”, the tallest fountain in Europe.

Through vignards landscapes we go on to CHILLON CASTLE, built in the waters of the lake. Admission included to this fantastic medieval castle.

After this, we will continue to the picturesque walled village of GRUYERES, known worldwide for its cheese. Nearby this area there are several of the main chocolate factories in Switzerland located (NESTLE amongst them), and we visit the Cailler chocolate factory, with a tasting included!

We will continue travelling through smaller roads amidst bucolic mountain landscapes and very picturesque wooden villages.- Arrival in LEYSIN, a beautiful little holiday village with spectacular views of the Rhône plain and Mont Blanc, known for its winter sports resort or its hiking possibilities. Dinner included.

NOTE: sometimes accommodation will be in a nearby alternative city (usually Matigny).

Transfer by Europamundo coach tour
Meals Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel Alpine Classic Hotel Leysin or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
6
Leysin - Glacier 3000 - Interlaken - Aareslucht - Chiasso

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Mountain scenery, cable car in Glacier 3000 and walk along a path in the Alps. Entrance to Aareschlucht gorge.

Today's stage has beautiful high mountain scenery. Don´t forget your winter clothes, we climb to one of the most spectacular spots in Switzerland where you can see ice and snow all year round. We include the cable car ride up to GLACIER 3000 where you can walk on the suspended bridge in the gap between two mountain peaks, enter the Ice Cathedral or "play" in the Fun Park.

Stop in INTERLAKEN and time for lunch. Afterwards we travel to the AARESLUCHT GORGES. We then take the Sutenpass, one of the most beautiful roads in Switzerland that runs between glaciers and takes us to Italian-speaking Switzerland. Overnight stay in CHIASSO, a Swiss town on the border with Italy. 

NOTE: Occasionally, due to weather conditions such as rain or strong winds, the cable car to Glacier 3000 may not operate. | The Sustenpass road is normally closed until the end of May and since mid-October. In this case the journey will be made by alternative roads.

Transfer by Europamundo coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Como or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
7
Chiasso - Lugano - Burglen - Altdorf - Lucerne

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful landscapes with mountains and lakes. Visit of Lugano and Lucerne. Visit the village that was made famous through William Tell.

We will visit LUGANO the cosmopolitan capital of the Italian Switzerland with its beautiful lake. Time to stroll. We continue on the highway, we crossed St. Gotthard Pass. We stop in BURGLEN, the tiny village where William Tell was born, we shall see the chapel of the XVI century with paintings illustrating his life. If you want, you can also visit the museum of William Tell.

In the neighboring city of ALTDORF we can also find traces of his history. Continue to LUCERNE, free time to explore this beautiful city by the lake that bears its name. We will suggest, optionally, to take the cruise on the Lake of the Four Cantons, considered one of the most beautiful lakes in Switzerland.

Transfer by Europamundo coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Park Hotel Zug or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
8
Lucerne - Einsiedeln - Heididorf - Vaduz - Feldkirch

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Baroque Abbey. Heidi’s Village. Journey through beautiful landscapes.

We leave Lucerne driving along the Four Cantons Lake towards EINSIEDELN, its immense baroque abbey is the most important pilgrimage center in Switzerland. After that we continue towards the East of Switzerland. MAIENFELD is the village which inspired Heidi’s story. In HEIDIDORF we will be visiting Heidi’s House (ticket not included. Entry to the facility is free), a picturesque place with beautiful landscapes that we will reach through a pedestrian path. Then we enter into the independent country of Liechtenstein, and its capital city VADUZ with its impressive castle. Time to stroll and have lunch.

Subsequently, we go to the neighbor city of FELDKIRCH, in Austria, located next to the borders of Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany: charming walled city with a genuine historic city center and a castle. Free time.

Transfer by Europamundo coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Central Lowen or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
9
Feldkirch - St Gallen - Constance - Stein am Rhein - Rhine Waterfalls - Zurich

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Constanza Lake. Botanic Gardens. Rhein Waterfalls. Fantastic scenery.

We start our day heading to ST. GALLEN, whose center is part of the World Heritage List by UNESCO with a wonderful cathedral and its historic center. Afterwards we will continue by Constance Lake, between Germany and Switzerland. We will have time for a walk at Constance’s center before visiting MAINAU Island (access by pedestrian bridge) with its stunning botanic garden (entry included).

Then, again in Switzerland, we will take a stroll in STEIN AM RHEIN, a typical village on the Rhine River with precious houses with painted walls. We will also visit Rhine Waterfalls (entry included), the waterfalls with the most abundant flow in Europe. Arrival in ZURICH at the end of the day.

Transfer by Europamundo coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Dorint Airport or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
10
Zurich - Rapperswill - Zurich

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Boat trip across Zurich lake. Journey by train.

With our guide, we will have a tour of ZURICH, the most populated city of Switzerland, and the country’s financial and cultural capital. The city of the banks has twice been declared the city with the best quality of life in the world. Afterwards, we will include a cruise of almost two hours on Lake Zurich. The boat makes brief stops to allow us to see the villages on the way. We get off in RAPPERSWIL, a picturesque little village overlooked by its mediaeval castle. We go back to Zurich by train and appreciate the efficiency and punctuality of the Swiss railways. 

NOTE: Our stage today is different; we travel across Lake Zurich by boat and return by train. The transfers from the hotel to the center may also be done on public transport (depending on the total number of participants). The indicated timetables of the boat we use may change (the itinerary may be adapted accordingly).

Transfer by Europamundo coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Dorint Airport or similar. Please check with us for a full list of planned hotels
11
Zurich (Departure)

After breakfast, end of our services. Hotel standard check out time 11am.

Self arrangement to airport or may add in additional service (optional) for hotel-airport transfer.

Transfer (Add on Package Optional)
Meals Breakfast
Print Trip Details
Trip Inclusive
  • 10 nights accommodation: Paris (3N), Lyon (1N), Gstaad (1N), Chiasso (1N), Lucerne (1N), Feildkirch (1N) & Zurich (2N)
  • Daily buffet breakfast and 1 x Dinner
  • City tour in: Paris
  • Excursion: Versailles in Paris (entrance not included) | Transfer: Montmartre District in Paris
  • Boat: River Seine in Paris, Zurich Lake
  • Ticket admission: 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in Paris, Chillon castle, Cailler chocolate factory, Aareslucht gorges, botanic garden in Mainau, Rhine Waterfalls
  • Train: Rapperswill- Zurich
  • Funicular: To Montmartre district in Paris, Lyon, cable car to Glacier 3000
  • English speaking guide and separate driver, travel by air-conditioned coach
  • Airport transfers are provided on arrival
Trip Exclude
  • International and/or Domestic air ticket
  • Personal Expenses and Travel Insurance
  • Lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon tea, boat cruises, visit and entrance fees other than those specified on trip pages.
  • No Compulsary Tipping - If you feel your Tour Guide and Driver has delivered an outstanding level of service throughout your trip you may wish to tip them.
Optional Addon
ITEMADULTCHILD
Transfer on departure to Zurich airport per way for 2 or 3 person 654.40 -
General Terms
  • Rates quoted based on dynamic pricing and are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon confirmation.
  • Package tour seat are subject to availability.
  • Itinerary may vary slightly depending on group size, group pace and other external factors beyond our control.
  • By booking with us, you are accepted Europamundo‚Äôs booking term & conditions, https://www.europamundo.com/eng/terms_use_privacy.aspx
  • No refunds are given for any unused portion of this package or during tour.
  • Full payment is required in order for process booking if booking received less than 50 working days prior to departure. Seats subject to available.
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Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 1500.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: April until November 2024 - Selected Saturday only.
  • SingleTraveller save by pairing up with a fellow traveller (of the same gender) in a non-smoking, twin room. Pay for a Single Share Room, with no single supplement.
  • Package Tour operated by Europamundo Vacations on seat-in-coach basic. Please log in at www.europamundo.com for up-to-date itinerary.
  • Please ask for prices on extra night accommodation.

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