Country Roads of Switzerland with Insight Vacations

An intimate journey of discovery including a ride on the famous Glacier Express and staying in some of Switzerland's most enchanting hotels.

Contact us for alternative departure dates April to September 2021


  • Lucerne: See the emotive Lion Monument, Jesuit Church and Chapel Bridge.
  • Bern: See the floral displays, Bear Pits, Cathedral of St. Vincent, Federal Palace, clock tower and Ogre Fountain.
  • Gruyères: Travel along valley floors covered with rich meadowland, to the pretty town of Gruyères. .
  • Montreux: At the foot of the Alps this town boasts one of the most beautiful walks along Lake Geneva and there is free time to explore.
  • Chillon Castle: Visit the castle set on a rocky islet in the lake. 
  • Lake Geneva: Enjoy first-class seats as you cruise on the serene waters of the King of Lakes, inspiration to the early Romantic movement.
  • Zermatt: Ride the shuttle trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway up to the traffic-free Alpine resort. Weather permitting, you may even see the majestic peak of the Matterhorn.
  • St. Moritz: During your orientation of this alpine resort see the spa quarter and glacial lake.
  • Glacier Express: Travel on-board the world-famous Glacier Express, journey through looping tunnels and dizzying viaducts. 
  • Lauterbrunnen: Enjoy your orientation of the village that takes its name from 'many fountains,' referring to the 72 waterfalls that are within the surrounding valley.
  • Staubbach Falls: In the Valley of the Waterfalls, witness these magnificent falls that plunge 300 metres.
  • Grindelwald: Explore this glacier village during an orientation led by your Travel Director.
  • Brienz:Learn the history of woodcarving at the Jobin Swiss Woodcarving Centre.

Your travel itinerary

Tuesday 07 September

Zurich to Lucerne

Wednesday 08 September

Ascend the Summit of Mount Stanserhorn

Thursday 09 September

Bern, Gruyeres and Montreux

Friday 10 September

Lake Geneva & The Swiss Countryside

Saturday 11 September

Geneva and Scenic Lake Cruise

Sunday 12 September

Martigny, Sion and Zermatt

Monday 13 September

Zermatt at Leisure

Tuesday 14 September

The Italian Lake District to Baveno

Wednesday 15 September

The glamour and Glitz of St Moritz

Thursday 16 September

Leisure time in St Moritz

Friday 17 September

The Glacier Express

Saturday 18 September

Grindelwald at Leisure

Sunday 19 September

Rural Switzerland to Zurich

Monday 20 September

Depart Zurich


From $6,566 per person twinshare - based on 07 September 2021 departure

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