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Classic Switzerland

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Switzerland is one of World's most beautiful countries. It is also a wheelchair accessible destination worthy of the journey. On our Accessible Switzerland programs you see the mightiest mountains, the most famous holiday resorts the rolling green pastures and the picturesque chocolate box villages that are a Switzerland specialty.

Dreamy villages show their homely, friendly faces along the way. Mountain railways afford you and up close and personal views of the seldom touched world of the tallest mountain peaks.

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Classic Accessible Switzerland

Day 1, Arrive Zürich and drive to Lucerne
Arrive at Zürich's Kloten Airport clear Swiss Immigration and Customs. Your rental car is handed over to you at the airport by our agent and you drive 40 miles from the Airport to Lucerne. In Lucerne check into your centrally located hotel where a pre-reserved, accessible room awaits you. The balance of the afternoon is for independent activities. Overnight Lucerne.

Day 2 & 3, Independent days in Lucerne
Luzerne (Lucerne in French and English, Lucerna in Italian)
You have to explore one of the nicest places in Switzerland. With a beautiful lake, stunning mountain views and a picturesque old quarter, there's little about Lucerne that tourists don't like. Your hotel is conveniently located so you can explore the old town and the 14th century covered Kapellbrücke. In addition to a good transportation museum outside town, the cable car trip to Mt. Pilatus for lunch is a "must do." Overnight Lucerne.

Day 4, Lucerne City tour
After breakfast at your hotel, meet your English speaking guide in your hotel lobby at 9:00 AM for an in-depth city tour and a boat trip on Lake Lucerne. After your program, the balance of the day and evening is for independent activities. Overnight Lucerne.

Day 5, Lucerne to Interlaken
Leisurely drive the 50 miles to Interlaken. In Interlaken, check into your centrally located hotel where a pre-reserved, accessible room awaits you. The balance of the day and evening is for independent activities.
Interlaken is an exceptional base for for next four days in the region. Blessed with beautiful weather, (at an altitude of 1,870 ft/570) Interlaken is sandwiched between Lake Brienz and Lake and rests right at the very foot of the Jungfrau Mountains - WOW!! Overnight Interlaken.

Day 6, Interlaken guided tour
Meet your English speaking guide in the hotel lobby after breakfast. There is a long list of sights to see in Interlaken and our guide is available to help you experience your favorite choices. After a day of sightseeing, the balance of the evening is for independent activities. Overnight Interlaken.

Day 7 & 8, Independent days in Interlaken
Two full days to explore the region around Interlaken on your own. Our choice for an "up close and personal" view of the Alps is from the revolving restaurant at Schilthorn (2970m/9748ft). The wrap around vista of icy peaks (from the Eiger to the Matterhorn to Mont Blanc), packs it all into one journey well worth the trip. Car-free Mürren is another picture perfect stop. Here the awesome trio; the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau range overhead while the valley floor below Mürren is 800m (2625 ft) straight down. Overnight Interlaken.

Day 9, Interlaken to Zermatt
Drive 60 miles to Täsch where you park your car and meet our agent at the "welcome Center." Here you transfer into a private vehicle to complete the remaining 5 mile trip into Zermatt (Zermatt is car-free). In Zermatt, check into your centrally located hotel where a pre-reserved, accessible room awaits you. The balance of the day and evening is for independent activities. At the base of the Matterhorn, Zermatt is one of the best-known ski resorts in the world and a desirable destination for tourists. Overnight Zermatt.

Day 10, Independent day in Zermatt
A day to explore the region around Zermatt on your own. Ride the highest cable car in Europe up the Klein Matterhorn (Little Matterhorn) where skiers find snow on the highest slopes in the middle of summer. There's also the Gornergrat Railroad for more breathtaking view of the Alps. Overnight Zermatt.

Day 11, Zermatt to Chur
After breakfast drive 120 mile to Chur. In Chur, check into your centrally located hotel where a pre-reserved, accessible room awaits you. The balance of the day and evening is for independent activities. Chur is the oldest town north of the Alps and is at the junction of two world famous rail lines; the Bernina Express (Chur to Tirano) and the Glacier Express (Zermatt to St.Moritz). There are 26 spa centers (health-cure) within 15 to 45 minutes from Chur and it is the gateway to the Graubünden holiday region, offering a tantalizing selection of local foods and wines. Overnight Chur.

Day 12, Guided tour of Chur
Meet your English speaking guide in the hotel lobby after breakfast for a full day guided tour of Chur and a visit to "Heidi Village." Poet and storyteller Johanna Spyri was inspired to write her Heidi stories during her visits in nearby Maienfeld. With the help of our guide, the second
portion of your tour relives Johanna Spyr’is Heidi story where it happened. Overnight Chur.

Day 13, Chur to Zürich
After breakfast drive 75 miles to Zürich. In Zürich, check into your centrally located hotel where a pre-reserved, accessible room awaits you. The balance of the day and evening is for independent activities. Your hotel is convenient to explore the beautifully restored historic buildings and narrow, hilly alleys of Zürich's Niederdorf (old town). Overnight Zürich.

Day 14, Zürich guided tour
Meet your English speaking guide in the hotel lobby after breakfast for a guided tour of Zürich. Following your tour the balance of the day is for independent activities. Visit the old town, Zürich's trendy West district, the lake or the shopper’s paradise of Bahnhofstrasse and the Limmatquai.
And if you want to get the very last out of your time in Switzerland, the nightlife in Zürich is legendary. Overnight Zürich.

Day 15, Zürich departure
Return your rental car to our agent at the Zürich Airport in time to allow added time for airport security. Filled with souvenirs and memories of your Swiss adventure board your departure flight. Arrive in the USA the same day.


Rates and Details

Our package includes:
Rental car (accessible van w/lift or luxury car) with unlimited mileage, basic collision coverage, and onboard GPS navigation system. Accessible accommodations, daily full-breakfast at your hotel, hotel garage parking fees and Täsch parking fees. English speaking guides where noted, local and goverment taxes, administration fees in Switzerland and the USA.

Our packages do not include:
International airfare, passports and visas, travel insurance, admissions to attractions, gratuities to service staff, meals (except daily breakfast at your hotels), supplemental vehicle damage insurance, rental vehicle fuel, road tolls, maps, parking fees, fines, telephone and postage from outside the USA. Items not mentioned specifically in the itinerary, items of personal nature, unforeseen items outside the tour operators control.

Rates & Details:
The price of your Swiss program is influenced by your choice of hotels (3 star, 4 star, 5 star) your dates of travel and the number of participants.

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