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Experience Switzerland

Organise your holiday before or after the CIRP GA 2017 according to your preferences and personal needs directly with our partner STC Switzerland Travel Centre AG. Thanks to your participation at the CIRP 2017 and with the promotion code “cirp2017”, you can save 5% on all these offers. Please don’t forget to mention the promo code at the time of booking. Deadline for booking 30 June 2017 For bookings please contact directly Switzerland Travel Centre AG (phone +41 (0) 43 210 55 95, email trains@stc.ch ) and the promotion code “cirp2017”.

You can choose from over 15 offers, for example panoramic trips of  a lot of other offers from the official catalogue. Here two suggestions:

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URBAN SWITZERLAND – Zurich City Trip

As a “metropolis of experiences” by the water, with a magnificent view of the snow-capped Alps on the horizon, Zurich offers a unique mixture of attractions – over 50 museums and more than 100 art gal¬leries, international fashion labels and Zurich designs, and the most flamboyant and lively nightlife in Switzerland. You will have time to discover the world-famous shopping mile, the Bahnhofstrasse, and stroll along the banks of Lake Zurich.

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Day 1 Arrive at Zurich Airport. Pick-up at the airport with a private transfer to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you can discover with your Zurich Card the shopping mile, the Bahnhofstrasse, the lake promenade and the old town called Niederdörfli. Overnight in Zurich.
Day 2 Today you will enjoy the “Best of Zurich City Tour”, where you pass by the National Museum, the Opera house and the University dis¬trict. Photo stop at Lake Zurich followed by a train ride up to the Dolder viewpoint. End with a stop in the Old Town to admire the churches and beautiful, medieval guild houses. Overnight in Zurich.
Day 3 Before heading back home take some time to visit the Uetliberg – Zurich’s local mountain, where you can enjoy a fabulous view over Zurich, the lake and the Alps. Afterwards your private transfer brings you to the airport for your return journey.

Included services Code: FI.143
2 x Overnight stay with breakfast and city tax in Zurich
1 x Private transfer Zurich airport to hotel and return
1 x City Tour “Best of Zurich” 1 x Zurich Card
1 x Swiss Coupon Pass – 2-for-1 dine & discover deals

Approximate Price p. p. in CHF (Double room)
Hotel Montana (3-star hotel) 529
Hotel Glockenhof/Hotel Wellenberg (4-star hotel) 648

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GRAND TOUR OF SWITZERLAND

This route leads you 1600 kilometres through the country’s most beautiful regions. You will travel through four linguistic regions, over five Alpine passes, to eleven UNESCO World Heritage Sites and two Bio¬sphere Reserves and along 22 lakes.

ITINERARY
Day 1 Individual travel to Zurich. Zurich is the “metropolis of experiences” and offers a unique mixture of attractions. Overnight in Zurich.
Day 2 Zurich – St. Gallen (ca. 150 km): After breakfast drive to St.Gallen with a stopover at the Rhine Falls, Europe’s largest waterfall. Overnight in St.Gallen.
Day 3 St. Gallen – Davos (ca. 160 km): On your way to Davos you will pass the village of Appenzell. The Appenzell region is known for rural customs and traditions. Continue your drive and have a stopover at Heidi’s Village in Maienfeld. Overnight in Davos.
Day 4 Davos – Lugano (ca. 290 km): On your way to Lugano in the south of Switzerland you have several opportunities to experience the Grand Tour attractions. Relax for example on a train ride on the most beautiful Alpine train, the Bernina Express. Overnight in Lugano.
Day 5 Lugano – Zermatt (ca. 215 km): Leaving Lugano for Zermatt, one visit that’s a must is Monte Brè. On your way lies Ascona. The city is famous for its mild climate, its Old Town and a lake promenade which is dotted with street cafés. Continue your journey and arrive in the region Valais. Here lies the Aletsch Glacier – the biggest glacier in the Alps. Continue moving down to Täsch which is your last stop by car before you continue by train on to Zermatt. Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 6 Zermatt – Montreux (ca. 150 km): A morning trip up the exhilarat¬ing open-air Gornergrat railway is not to be missed, for unrivalled views over the 4000 m peaks surrounding Zermatt. After making your way back down to Täsch to collect your car, your route begins with a stunning drive up through the Valais, heading through Sierre, Sion, Martigny and Aigle. After this you drive along the shores of Lake Geneva to Montreux. Visit the Chillon Castle. Overnight in Montreux.
Day 7 Montreux – Gstaad (ca. 330 km): Drive through the orchards and terraced vineyards of the Lavaux and further to Lausanne, the second-larg¬est city on Lake Geneva. Make sure you visit the Olympic Museum. Con¬tinue your drive to Freiburg, the largest medieval town in Üechtland. Further on your way you will pass the Greyerzer region, with its rolling green landscape. Overnight in Gstaad.
Day 8 Gstaad – Lucerne (ca. 315 km): Before you continue to Lucerne, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the chalet village Gstaad. Continue your drive to Interlaken. From Interlaken you can experience the majestic Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau summits. If you have some time left before you head to Lucerne, Berne is the place to spend it. The old town of Berne is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 9 Departure Lucerne – Zurich (ca. 140 km): You will spend your last day in one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. One of the highlights of Lucerne is the Chapel Bridge. Drive back to Zurich for rental car drop-off at the airport and return journey.

Included services Code: FI.130
8 x Overnight stay with breakfast and city tax in Zurich, St. Gallen, Davos, Lugano, Zermatt, Montreux, Gstaad and Lucerne 1 x Europcar rental car VW Golf 5, Audi A3 or Audi A4 (5 door, manual, A/C) for 9 days with pick-up and drop-off at Zurich Airport 1 x Free parking at all hotels (except in Zermatt/Täsch and Montreux) 1 x Train ticket Täsch – Zermatt – Täsch in 2nd class 1 x Grand Tour of Switzerland Road Map from Hallwag 1 x Grand Tour of Switzerland Travel Guide 1 x Swiss Coupon Pass – 2-for-1 dine & discover deals

Approximate Price p. p. in CHF (Double room/Single room)
DBL SGL 3-star hotel (Golf 5, manual, A/C) 1439 2202
4-star hotel (Audi A3, manual, A/C) 2096 3279
5-star hotel (Audi A4, automatic, A/C) 2839 4938
3-star hotel (without rental car) 1144 1614
4-star hotel (without rental car) 1730 2547
5-star hotel (without rental car) 2186 3632