From Piedmont to the Heart of the Swiss Alps… A weekend of unspoiled nature…
Registration by 15/5/2024
Minimum of 20 participants
Day 1 - Saturday, September 28, 2024
Departure by GT coach from Inzago for Domodossola.
Meet with the guide and continue on the Green Train of the Alps towards Brig, Spiez and Thun. Passing through the Simplon Tunnel, one arrives in Switzerland in the canton of Valais, then passing through a second Alpine Tunnel "the Lötschberg" one reaches the Bernese Oberland region. Arrival in Thun and break for free lunch. Afterwards, guided tour of the town. The town of Thun, at the lower end of the lake of the same name, forms the gateway to the Bernese Oberland. The old town, at the center of which towers the 12th-century castle enhanced by its own museum, stretches along the Aare, about a kilometer from the lake shore. Then continue the journey by the Green Train of the Alps to Bern. Guided tour of the city. No other city has preserved its historic character as well as Bern, the capital of Switzerland. The historic center is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts 6 kilometers of arcades, one of the longest covered shopping promenades in Europe among baroque palaces, boutiques, restaurants and stores. Its landmarks are the Parliament, the Clock Tower, medieval fountains and the Bärengtraben (bear pit). Afterwards time at leisure.
Hotel accommodation, dinner and overnight stay
Day 2 - Sunday, September 29, 2024
After breakfast transfer by GT Coach to Interlaken whose name means "between two lakes," Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. You might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, known as the triad of 4,000-footers that have made this tourist gateway location to the Bernese Oberland so famous. Free lunch. We continue the trip by boat from Interlaken to Thun. This turquoise-colored body of water is surrounded by impressive mountain scenery.
Continue the journey to Brig and stop for a free tour of the center. It then resumes the with the Green Train of the Alps to Domodossola.
Return by GT coach to Inzago
The fee includes / The fee does not include
GT coach for the entire trip, driver board and lodging
Excursion with the Green Train Of The Alps in 2nd class round trip
1 overnight stay in 3*** hotel in Bern with breakfast
1 dinner (excluding drinks)
1 day guided tour Green Train / Thun / Bern
Health and cancellation insurance
Clio Travel Companion
Drinks with meals
Anything not specifically mentioned in "the fee includes"