FAMILY TOUR IN SWITZERLAND

Family journey to Switzerland with sports activities
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OFFER ON REQUEST
10
days
DESCRIPTION :

Explore Switzerland as a family with children. In the middle of a dream alpine setting you can do mountain biking, hike up to a mountain lake, cross a suspension bridge, embark on a Via Ferrata, walk on a geological trail in search of crystals, hike on a glacier...

HIGHLIGHTS :
  • A tandem paragliding flight and a hot air balloon flight

  • The crossing of 3 spectacular suspension bridges

  • Hike on a geological crystal path with a private specialized guide

  • Two museum visits and one medieval castle

  • Stay in luxury Palaces and charming,  ideally located hotels

 

PROGRAMM :

Day 1-2
Departure from Geneva for Montreux, with a stop in Lausanne to visit the Olympic Museum, then Chaplin’s World Museum above Vevey. Take a tandem paragliding flight from the Rochers de Naye down to Montreux, and visit the Chillon Castle built on a rocky islet of Lake Geneva. Nights at Montreux Palace  5*.

Day 3 

Take the cable car up the glacial massif of Diablerets, at an altitude of 3,000 meters, to cross the Peak Walk suspension bridge. Then return to the Rhône Valley to bask in the thermal waters of Grand Hotel Lavey 4*

Day 4-5

Departure for Zermatt, to do a 2-hour hike passing over the longest footbridge in the Alps, 494 meters long. Then try the excursion to Gornergrat or Klein Matterhorn for summer skiing on the Theodul Glacier. It’s also possible to do a Via Ferrata and have some free time in Zermatt. Nights at Hotel Post 5* or Cervo 5*.

Day 6-7

Participate in a guided geological walk on the crystal path in Binn Valley, before climbing to the Col du Grimsel to sleep in a legendary hotel. Visit the Grimsel dam, one of Switzerland's largest pumped storage hydro plants. You will also board the steepest open funicular in Europe to Gelmer Lake. Nights at Grimsel hospiz 4* and Hotel Handeck 3* or Hotel Giessbach 4*.

Day 8-9

Take a cable car to access the Trift Valley and reach the 170-meter long suspension bridge that swings above the Trift Glacier region. Drive to Interlaken and Gstaad, and do a hot air balloon flight over the Alps. Nights at Gstaad Palace Hotel 5*.

Day 10

Return to Geneva in the afternoon with a stop in Gruyères to visit the wonderful castle, the Tibetan Museum or the HR Giger Museum (with Alien sculptures). End of the tour.

PRICES :

Itinerary from Geneva : the definitive rate is calculated for each request as it depends of the number of travelers.

 

INCLUDED :

Travel by private transportation with driver // Accommodation in a 4 * or 5 * hotel, in a standard double or twin room // A guide on the whole circuit from Geneva // Excursions, guided hikes and entrance tickets for all activities mentioned // Travel documentation
 

NOT INCLUDED :

The journey between your home and Geneva // Meals and drinks // All optional activities during free time // Personal expenses and any tips for guides // Repatriation & cancellation insurance.

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Andreas Kressig

Andréas Kressig, speaks English, German and Japanese. A graduate of the Geneva School of Visual Art, he has a particular interest in the aesthetics and spatial configurations of architectural spaces. He has made numerous solo and group exhibitions in Switzerland, France, Germany and Japan. He also works as a tour guide in Japan and Switzerland.