Alpine Lakes and Scenic Trains


Charming Villages in the Heart of Europe

Experience the enchanting Alpine cultures of Switzerland and Italy as you journey through spectacular mountain scenery and picturesque towns. Ride aboard three of the legendary Alpine railways – the Golden Pass Panoramic Train from Gstaad to Montreux; the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz; and the Bernina Pass Train, which takes you into Italy. Cruise across two of the most scenic lakes in the world, Lake Como and Maggiore. Relax in some of Europe’s most stunning and exclusive resort villages, including Zermatt, St Moritz and Lago Maggoire, Italy. Explore Lucerne, the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Spend time at a family-owned farm where you sample their handmade cheeses paired with wine. Enjoy traditional regional cuisine and Italian delicacies.  And don’t forget about that Swiss Chocolate……

  • Cruise Lake Como on a traditional open-air commuter ferry.
  • Stroll the lakeside boulevards of Lucerne, St. Moritz and Como.
  • Journey through the Bernina Pass on one of the world’s most scenic railways.

One of my favorite places to visit on this tour is Zermatt, which sits at the foot of the dur Matterhorn.  Zermatt has no motorized vehicles.  You travel by electric golf cart or horse and carriage.  One of the most beautiful alpine towns I have ever visited.  You will love Zermatt as I do once you visit.

Now for the details…..

August 13-22, 2018-10 days  (12 meals included) tours included in each town, round trip airfare (prices based on RDU departures…other departures available upon request) complimentary home pickup and return, transfers in Switzerland and Italy.  Includes an optional gondola tour of Mt. Pilatus.  $5296.00 per person.  Please give me a call at 919.708.8217 for more details on this escorted Collette tour.

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