Switzerland Students Special
Geneva / Lucerne / Zurich
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This package includes
- 5 nights accommodation in student hotels / hostels
- 5 breakfasts
- 5 dinners
- ½ day city tour of Geneva
- Cerne visit ( Organisation For Nuclear Reasearch )
- Glacier 3000
- Museum of Transportation
- Coach as per the itinerary
Day 1 - Geneva
Arrival at Geneva-Airport and transfer to your hotel. After freshening up, meet your coach and explore the French speaking city of Geneva with a guided city tour, visiting the Jet d'eau, the world's tallest water fountain and a constant landmark for those exploring the city. Also, take a picture of the Flower Clock, Reformation Wall, St Peters Cathedral, United Nations Building and the Red Cross. Dinner in a restaurant, choose one of the many restaurants in Geneva. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 - Geneva / CERN
After breakfast depart hotel and enjoy a day full of scientific experiences. Spend the morning in the CERN. At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. Here the process gives the physicists clues about how the particles interact, and provides insights into the fundamental laws of nature. After lunch, visit the reptile sanctuary and the National History Museum, called Musee d'histore naturelle. After dinner, proceed back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 - Geneva / Glacier 3000
Breakfast at the hotel. Board the coach and proceed to Glacier 3000. During summer time, have an adrenalin rush by enjoying the alpine coaster. The highest situated toboggan run in the world is open again and offers fun and action for the whole family (subject to weather conditions). Or join the competition for the best selfie on the Peak Walk by Tissot. The 107-metre suspension bridge connecting two mountain peaks. That's just unique! Enjoy lunch with a magnificent view over the Alps including the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau. On the way back, make a short stop at Lausanne and then head to Geneva. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 4 - Lucerne
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for a day full of gourmet delights. First stop is Gruyere. Here, you will get a closer look behind the scenes of how the famous Swiss cheese is made. Lunch at the restaurant on site will give you the opportunity of trying the cheese, maybe in the form of a Swiss Cheese Fondue After lunch, leave for Broc to visit the famous chocolate factory, Maison Cailler, where you will discover how the chocolate is made. Proceed to Lucerne and begin your discovery of this lovely medieval town with its many attractions. Visit the main sights such as the Lion Monument, the Chapel Bridge, Town hall, and the Jesuite Church. Dinner and overnight in the Lucerne area.
Day 5 - Zurich
After breakfast visit the Museum of Transportation, called Verkehrshaus and then head to Zurich. Afternoon orientation tour of Zurich passing by the castle-like National Museum, the shops at Bahnhofstrasse, the Limmatquai with its medieval Old Town, the largest church clock-face of Europe on St. Peter, the patriarchal Guild Houses, the Opera house with its famous June-Festivals, photo stop at the lake and finally the Old Town at Fraumunster Church, where you will admire the beautiful Chagall-Windows. Dinner and overnight in Zurich area.
Day 6 - Departure
Breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport for your flight back home.