London to Zurich | 14 Days

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London to Zurich

From $4,305 AUD
  • 14 Days
  • Cities Visited

    London, Canterbury, Amiens, Paris, Semur, Beaune, Lyon, Geneva, Gruyères, Leysin, Interlaken, Meiringen, Chiasso, Lugano, Burglen, Altdorf, Lucerne, Einsiedeln, Vaduz, Feldkirch, St. Gallen, Konstanz, Stein Am Rhein, Zurich, Rapperswil

    Group Size:
    1-55+
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English*
    Type: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours, Multi Country Trips, Packages & Tours

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

This tour is part of our Touropa flexible range of touring

  • Tailor the itinerary by selecting when and where you start and end the tour
  • Choose to take the entire tour or a small portion of the itinerary (even just one night)
  • Guaranteed escorted coach tour with a minimum of 2 people, guided in English only*
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  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Upon arriving at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Check the information boards in the hotel reception area for details of the welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travelers.

Get to know London on a guided tour featuring style, cul­ture and history. See Westminster, the Houses of Parliament, the River Thames, the Tower of Lon­don and Buckingham Palace, where we shall be able to watch the famous “Changing of the Guard” (depending on the season). Free afternoon. In the evening, we will meet at a a meeting point in Piccadilly to walk to Leicester Square, China Town and Soho with its amazing atmosphere, its theatres and bustle. Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on). Return to the hotel from Piccadilly.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Free day. You can enjoy the charm of this city. Free time to explore and discover memorable places.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We will leave London first thing in the morning towards the continent. From Dover we take the ferry boat to France and continue to Belgium. We will get to know Bruges, a charming Flemish city with its canals. Afterwards, we will continue to Paris. Arrival at the end of the day.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We come into contact with the history of France in the immense Palace of Versailles with its beautiful gardens. Admission included. After that, on our way back to Paris, we head to Montmartre, and take a cable car (included) to go up to this bohemian neighborhood known for its painters, artists and cabarets. To contemplate the beauty of the impressive avenues and monuments of Paris, you will have the city tour with a local guide. Return to the hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Today we travel to the centre of France, to the Bourgogne region, famous for its wines. Making a stop in Semur-en-Auxois, a small medieval town listed surrounded by impressive walls. After this we will visit Beaune, located in the centre 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 mid-afternoon, the capital of Roman Gallia on the banks of the Rhône (its historic centre has been declared a World Heritage site). We include a funicular climb to Notre Dame de Fourviere where we have a great view of the city. Enjoy some leisure time to walk around. Part of the groups will be accommodated in Chambery, a city near Lyon. In these cases, we will leave at the end of the afternoon 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.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We travel to Geneva, Switzerland. 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 vineyards landscapes we go on to Chillon Castle, built in the waters of the lake. Entrance included to this fantastic mediaeval castle. After this, we will continue to the picturesque walled village of Gruyere, known worldwide for its cheese. Nearby this area are located several of the main chocolate factories in Switzerland (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.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

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 Aareschlucht Gorge. 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.

Note: 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.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Visit the village that was made famous through William Tell. We will know 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 neighbouring 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.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We leave Lucerne driving along the Four Cantons Lake towards Einsiedeln, its immense baroque abbey is the most important pilgrimage centre in Switzerland. After that we continue towards the East of Switzerland. Maienfeld is the village which inspired Heidi’s story. A walk in its historic centre after which 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 neighbour city of Feldkirch, in Austria, located next to the borders of Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany: charming walled city with a genuine historic city centre and a castle. Free time.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We start our day heading to St.Gallen, whose centre is part of the World Heritage List by UNESCO with a wonderful cathedral and its historic centre. Afterwards we will continue by Constance Lake, between Germany and Switzerland. We will have time for a walk at Constance’s centre 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.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

With our guide, we will embark on 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 Zürich. The boat makes brief stops to allow us to see the villages on the way. We get off in Rapperswill, 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: Depending on the number of travelers, the transfers to the center and from the station may be made on public transport.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

After breakfast, end of our services.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

Accommodation in 3-4* hotels

English speaking tours in London and Paris

13 Buffet Breakfasts, 1 Dinner

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle

Arrival transfer

Basic travel insurance

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

Passport or visa fees

Other meals, snacks and drinks

Departure transfer

Pre and post tour accommodation

Any other items of personal nature

Pricing & Availability

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2025
Departing Ending
 

All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Crowne Plaza Kings Cross London
1 King's Cross Rd, London WC1X 9HX, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 7833 3900
Rating
3.5
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross London
Hôtel Mercure Paris La Défense
18 - 30 Rue Baudin, Pl. Charras, 92400 Courbevoie, France
Tel: +33 825 80 27 27
Rating
4
Hôtel Mercure Paris La Défense
Novotel Paris Bagnolet
1 Av. de la République, 93170 Bagnolet, France
Tel: +33 1 49 93 63 00
Rating
3
Novotel Paris Bagnolet
Campanile Lyon Berges Du Rhone
4-6 Rue Mortier, 69003 Lyon, France
Tel: +33 4 78 60 03 09
Rating
3.5
Campanile Lyon Berges Du Rhone
Ibis Styles Aix-les-Bains
111 Avenue de Marlioz, CS 50146, 73101 Aix-les-Bains, France
Tel: +33 4 79 61 77 77
Rating
3.5
Ibis Styles Aix-les-Bains
Landhaus Hotel
Dorfstrasse 74, 3792 Saanen, Switzerland
Tel: +41 33 748 40 40
Rating
4
Landhaus Hotel
HUUS Gstaad Hotel
Schönriedstrasse 74, 3792 Saanen, Switzerland
Tel: +41 33 748 04 04
Rating
4
HUUS Gstaad Hotel
Touring Chiasso Hotel
Piazza Indipendenza 1, 6830 Chiasso, Switzerland
Tel: +41 91 682 53 31
Rating
3.5
Touring Chiasso Hotel
Ibis Styles Luzern City
Friedenstrasse 8, 6004 Luzern, Switzerland
Tel: +41 41 418 48 48
Rating
3.5
Ibis Styles Luzern City
Central Hotel Löwen
Schloßgraben 13, 6800 Feldkirch, Austria
Tel: +43 5522 72070
Rating
3
Central Hotel Löwen
AJA Zurich Das City Resort
Vulkanstrasse 108b, 8048 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel: +41 43 523 12 00
Rating
4
AJA Zurich Das City Resort
Harry's Home Zurich
Seidenpl. 3, 8304 Wallisellen, Switzerland
Tel: +41 44 798 28 00
Rating
4
Harry's Home Zurich

Important things to note

*If English speaking attendance numbers are low, the tour can become bilingual either accompanied by two tour leaders, one for each language, or a single tour leader providing explanations in both languages.

Hotels are confirmed 48 hours prior to departure.

Optional activities can be booked locally with guide or via your Mytrip link.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. Upon quoting/booking, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Single sharing supplement is available. Single passengers are only able to share a room with the same sex.

Additional discounts available: children under 3- 80%, children from 3-8 years- 40%, children from 9-15 years- 10%, travellers over 65 years- 5%.

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TRIP IN BRIEF

London to Zurich

From $4,305 AUD
  • 14 Days
  • Cities Visited

    London, Canterbury, Amiens, Paris, Semur, Beaune, Lyon, Geneva, Gruyères, Leysin, Interlaken, Meiringen, Chiasso, Lugano, Burglen, Altdorf, Lucerne, Einsiedeln, Vaduz, Feldkirch, St. Gallen, Konstanz, Stein Am Rhein, Zurich, Rapperswil

    Group Size:
    1-55+
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English*
    Travel Style: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours, Multi Country Trips, Packages & Tours

Or contact your local travel agent.

Touropa
Speak to our Touropa Expert - Daniela

This tour is operated by Touropa – our Flexible Coach Touring Range. Dani leads the Touropa division.

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