Women Only travel group escorted by our own agent Evelyn Sinclair
Experience some of the world’s most beautiful and breathtaking scenery on this stunning tour featuring the best of Europe’s alpine region. This scenic Alpine Tour includes overnights in Munich, the Innsbruck area, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Bolzano, St. Moritz, Lake Como, Turin, Täsch, the Lucerne area and Zurich. This tour has many highlights and two of the outstanding ones are Switzerland’s most famous mountain railways. Your train trips onboard the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt and the Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano, will be very memorable. From your train windows, marvel at the thundering waterfalls, impressive snow-capped peaks, glacial ice fields, forests, lush meadows and picture-perfect villages. You will have many opportunities to practice your photographic skills on this amazing Alpine tour. It’s a dream vacation!
- Tour with roundtrip transfers
- Breakfast daily & 3 dinners
- Double occupancy $3,839 CAD PP
- Single occupancy $4,519 CAD
- Gratuities, pre-paid $162 CAD PP
- Travel Medical, Cancellation and Interruption insurance
- Personal expenses
- Discount with past passenger program
- Roommate matching as available
- Air flights to be arranged
- 1 night hotel $166 CAD PP, double occupancy
- Visit to Oktoberfest in Munich
Check into your hotel. This evening, meet up with your Tour Director and travel companions.
See Munich’s most famous square Marienplatz, then head south to visit Linderhof Castle—the smallest of the three Bavarian fairytale palaces commissioned by King Ludwig II and inspired by Louis XIV’s Versailles. The rococo-style Linderhof is surrounded by splendid Italian Renaissance gardens. Continue into Austria through the scenic Inn Valley to Innsbruck to admire its fascinating town center and historic Golden Roof.
As you cross from the Austrian to the Italian Tyrol, witness glorious alpine landscapes as you head to visit Novacella Abbey, a Baroque masterpiece still inhabited by Augustinian monks. Also stop in Brunico, a picturesque town combining international flair with alpine traditions. Feast on breathtaking views as you travel through the splendid Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the celebrated winter resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo.
Travel through the spectacular Dolomites, then over Falzarego and Pordoi Passes. Stop at enchanting Lake Carezza to admire its brilliant rainbow hues. On to Bolzano, home to the famous “Ice Man” from the Bronze Age.
Visit to Glorenza, the smallest fortified city in Tyrol and ideally situated where Switzerland, Austria, and Italy meet. Via Tubre Pass, descend into Engadine National Park’s 66 square miles of unspoiled nature with deep blue lakes, airy larch forests that turn golden in the fall, 12,000-foot-high peaks, and quaint villages with characteristic Grisons-style homes. Continue to glamorous St. Moritz, the oldest and most famous winter resort in the world.
A whole day to explore this stylish Swiss spa resort.
Today, board the Bernina Express. Crossing the Alps to Tirano in Italy. Later, rejoin your motorcoach and head to the shores of Lake Como.
Travel through the Po Valley to Turin, birthplace of Fiat automobiles and home to the legendary Holy Shroud.
A pleasant drive through the Aosta Valley, known as the smallest region in Italy and a popular winter sports area. Enter Switzerland via ancient Martigny and Sion, through one of the Swiss wine-making regions, then head to Täsch.
Take a short train ride to Zermatt, and spend the entire day in this well-known mountain resort, situated in the shadow of the legendary Matterhorn. Stroll along the narrow, trafficfree streets lined with a variety of shops, cafés, and bars. Enjoy an optional ride on Europe’s highest rack railway to 10,272-foot Gornergrat for breathtaking views of the Alps.
Today, board Switzerland’s world-renowned Glacier Express mountain railway, which passes over hundreds of bridges and through dozens of tunnels to give unique panoramic views of the Swiss Alps and surrounding valleys, forests, alpine meadows, rushing streams, and picture-perfect villages. Ride the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt at the St. Gotthard massif, 4,711 feet above sea level. Rejoin your motorcoach for the descent into the lovely Lucerne area.
Cross Brünig Pass and continue to Interlaken. Along the way, take photos of the Jungfrau massif with its three legendary peaks: Jungfrau, Mönch, and Eiger. Then, continue to Zurich.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Deposit $250 CAD (Refundable until May 15, 2023).
Balance due by July 07, 2023.
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