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Private Tour: Lake Como and Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan
"From Milan (Central train station) take the train to Varenna (approx. 1-hour) a charming little village on the Lake Como right in front of Bellagio another renowned 'treasure' of the lake. Your guide will meet you upon your arrival and you will enjoy a short tour of the picturesque village. Walk through the labyrinth of typically narrow streets some of them built over the rock and cliff right above the water and enjoy a breathtaking view. Then you will drive all the way up to Valtellina which is a valley located in the Lombardy region (northern Italy) that begins right at the top of lake Como. Your guide will drive as much as possible off the main roads so that you can go through some tiny and pristine villages clinging to the mountains. You will stop for lunch (local wine included)
From EUR165.00
 
Zell am See to Interlaken Day Trip with stop at Heidi Heidimuseum Heididorf Maienfeld
"Following a morning pickup at your hotel in Zell am See hop into your vehicle and relax on the journey toward Interlaken — gateway to the Swiss Alps. Cross the Austrian border with your private guide and head through the Principality of Liechtenstein. Along the way admire stunning views over the Austrian and Swiss countryside.Visit the historic town of Maienfeld — made famous as the setting of the 19th-century children’s story Heidi. Enjoy a 1-hour stop at Heidi’s village and Alpine hut (own expense) — the head onward to Interlaken where your tour will come to an end.""""Marvel at the beauty of the Swiss Alps and visit the Heididorf Museum in Maienfeld on this private 10-hour day trip from Zell am See to Interlaken. Leave Zell am See behind and travel through Austria and the Principality of Liechtenstein to Switzerland with a private guide. Along the way
From CHF1,412.00
 
Heidiland and Liechtenstein Tour from Zurich: Two Countries in One Day
"After first doing a city tour of Zurich we follow Lake Zurich to Rapperswil the city of roses. We visit the picturesque Old Town and its medieval castle; you will also have some time at leisure here. Then after crossing the Ricken Pass with its panoramic views of the Alps we reach the lovely Toggenberg region whose pretty hill a the capital of the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein you will have more time at leisure. A visit to the Post Office is recommended; the famous stamps from this tiny state are coveted worldwide by philatelists and amateur stamp lovers alike. And finally the setting for the Heidi stories. In the summer months you visit Heidi's village. A pleasant short walk leads to a collection of typical mountain houses a village shop and of course lots of little goats. Entry into the authentic Heidi House is optional. In wintertime you'll visit the quaint Swiss village of Werdenberg instead.A beautiful trip back to Zurich along the banks of Lake Walen
From CHF84.00

More Things to Do in Alps

The Jungfraujoch

The much-ballyhooed "Top of Europe" is the crowning achievement of many a vacation. Indeed, the railway itself, opened in 1912, is an engineering marvel, carved 7km (over 4 miles) into solid rock for...
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travelfrosch
Apr 04, 2011

Kandersteg

My favorite place to visit in the Alps is the village of Kandersteg. Conveniently situated on the local train line between Spiez and Brig, Kandersteg has an excellent array of hikes and things to do....
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travelfrosch
Apr 04, 2011

Fly over the Alps

Fly over the Swiss Alps, forests, lakes and glaciers and land to share a glass of Fendant between friends...Alpine ToursTake a little plane from Sion Airport for 1 to 3 passengers. Prices are very...
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Tripack
Apr 04, 2011

Homage to Romantic Poets

Where are exactly the peaks, precipices, gorges and waterfalls that romantic poets celebrated? There are many, so I will give you just a couple of suggestions.The waterfall that in 1779 inspired...
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Manara
Aug 20, 2009

Homage to Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle loved to take holidays in the Swiss Alps, so when he decided his most famous character should die, he chose a spectacular setting for Holmes's final exit.In the story The Final...
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Manara
Aug 20, 2009

Homage to History

The passage between Italy and Switzerland at the Grand St Bernard is now through a tunnell, but the visit I want to recommend is to the ancient pass, a trip to be done in summer, because for eight...
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Manara
Aug 19, 2009
 
 
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Glacier Express

This was fab! The express goes from St Moritz to Zermatt . Regular trains run the route as well, however Glacier express has panorama cars so you can see everything, has head set points with guide...
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kirsty_lamb
May 25, 2008

Alpine pleasure...

Here is my personnal ranking from my own experience even if the 4 alpine options are worth to experience:#1 Matterhorn (Zermatt)If you like high peaks, Zermatt and the Matterhorn, our Swiss pyramid...
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Tripack
Apr 07, 2008

Trekking in the Swiss Alps

Trekking in the Swiss Alps is a great way to see spectacular alp scenery and enjoy the mountains. I went on a guided trek from Chamonix to Zermatt carrying only a few items in a light pack and staying...
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jdries
Jan 19, 2008

Saas-Fee

While not exactly off the beaten path, Saas-Fee is one valley over from the far more famous (and touristy) Zermatt. In Saas-Fee, you will have no shortage of things to do if the weather is good;...
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travelfrosch
Nov 02, 2007

Hike from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg

One of my favorite hikes in the Jungfrau region is the scenic walk from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg. This walk is actually part of a longer day-long walk you can take from Grindelwald to...
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travelfrosch
Mar 11, 2007

Zermatt

One of the most famous (and touristy) places to visit in the Swiss Alps is the Zermatt, gateway to the iconic Matterhorn. One of the most famous and recognizable peaks in the world, there are few...
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travelfrosch
Mar 11, 2007

Engelberg and Mt Titlis

In Central Switzerland, not far from Lucerne, there's the town of Engelberg, situated in a hanging valley with an amphitheater of mountains all around. In addition to the scenery around Engelberg...
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travelfrosch
Mar 11, 2007

Nothing to do... just relax...

Snowy and sunny unlimited pleasure around the Alps...What I like when skiing is that you could easily free your mind and just enjoy the scenery...Take a deep breath, forget your hard week and ride the...
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Tripack
Aug 28, 2006
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"The Best of Switzerland"
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"The Swiss Alps"
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"The Swiss Alps"
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"Enjoy the extremes of seasonal changes!"
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"On the Road in The Alps"
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