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World  Christmas

                                                                                 15 Days From £3,530pp

                                                                                 HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                                 ■  First class Swiss Pass for unlimited travel whilst in
                                                                                   Switzerland - no expensive excursions
                                                                                 ■  Reserved seats in first class on Glacier and
                                                                                   Bernina Express trains
                                                                                 ■  Leisure time in Interlaken, Chur and Lausanne
                                                                                 ■  Evening meals included
                                                                                 ■  Daily escorted optional excursions
                                                                               Lsusanne  ■  Opportunity to witness Burning of the Cathedral
                                                                                   at New Year
      Christmas & New Year                                                       SELECTED HOTELS

                                                                                         Ibis Aachen Marschiertor
      in Switzerland                                                             Interlaken   Metropole Hotel
                                                                                         Hotel Freieck
                                                                                 Lausanne   Hôtel Mirabeau
                                                                                 Cologne   Ibis Cologne am Dom
                                                                                 Please note - hotels can be subject to change
      Tuesday 21 December 2021 to Tuesday 4 January 2022
                                                                                 PRICE INCLUDES
                                                                                 ■  Standard class travel to and from Switzerland
      This popular, annual visit to Switzerland over the festive season is a firm favourite and guarantees   ■  First class Swiss Travel Pass for unlimited travel on
      a sociable ‘White Christmas’ with fellow travellers. Enjoy first class travel on the wonderful Bernina     trains, postbuses, lake steamers and many city buses
                                                                                   and trams
      and Glacier Express trains through snow-capped mountains and explore independently during   ■  Supplements and reserved seats in first class on
      our stays in Interlaken, Chur and Lausanne or join daily optional escorted excursions organised by     Glacier and Bernina Express trains
      your tour leader.                                                          ■  Optional escorted excursions
                                                                                 ■  Accommodation in good quality hotels on a
      Day 1 - Train to Aachen              Day 8 - Bernina Express                 half board basis
      We  take  a  lunchtime  Eurostar  from  London  St.   Today we offer a full day escorted excursion from   ■  Services of a tour leader from London and
                                                                                   throughout the tour
      Pancras  direct  to  Brussels  where  we  connect  to  Chur to Tirano and return on the fabulous Bernina
      a  high  speed  train  to  Aachen.  Our  hotel  for  this   Express route with its spirals and tunnels and reaching
      evening is located a short walk away and dinner here   an altitude of more than 2000m.  Price per person:
      is included.                                                               Escorted holiday             £3,530
                                           Day 9 - Explore Independently or Join Excursion  Single room supplement   £535
      Day 2 - To Interlaken                Free day based in Chur with your Swiss Travel Pass.   Deposit for this holiday   £100
      By train from Aachen to Interlaken along the classic  Again there will be an optional escorted excursion
      Rhine route. From Basle all our travel in Switzerland   offered by the tour leader.
      is in first class using the Swiss Travel Pass and we have   Day 10 - Glacier Express
      time here to move to first class seats within the same   We board the world famous Glacier Express for the
      train. We stay at the Hotel Metropole for 5 nights   scenic journey from Chur to Brig before continuing
      on  a  half  board  basis  including  a  special  meal  on   to Lausanne for a 4-night stay on a half board basis.
      Christmas Eve which is when Switzerland celebrates.
                                           Days 11 to 13 - Lausanne & New Year’s Eve
      Days 3 to 6 - Time to Explore        Free  days  based  in  Lausanne  with  an  optional  Glacier Express- Oberengadin
      Free days based in Interlaken with your first class Swiss   escorted excursion each day. Since 1904, on New
      Travel Pass. This ticket covers trains, lake steamers,   Year’s Eve, the inhabitants of Lausanne meet together
      trams  and  post  buses  so  there  is  something  for   on the Cathedral’s Esplanade in a friendly atmosphere
      everyone. Your experienced tour leader will offer an   with champagne, mulled wine, tea and apple juice for
      optional escorted excursion each day. We will supply,   the Burning of the Cathedral celebration.
      prior to the holiday, a comprehensive excursion list
      to give you some suggestions to consider.  Day 14 - To Cologne
                                           Leaving Lausanne after breakfast we travel to Basle
      Day 7 - By Train to Chur             and make a connection with the ICE service to
      We take the train from Interlaken to Chur, via Olten   Cologne for an overnight stay and dinner in a local
      and Zürich. On arrival in Chur our luggage will be   restaurant (included).
      taken to the hotel while you enjoy an optional
      excursion to Arosa in the afternoon. We arrive at the  Day 15 - Homeward Bound
      hotel late afternoon where we have a 3-night stay on  Morning departure on an ICE service to Brussels to
      a half board basis.                  connect with the Eurostar to London.
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