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essential Lake Geneva

Based in the tranquil Alpine village of Villars-sur-Ollon

8 days from

£1,399 per person

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Overlooked by the Alps, crescent-shaped Lake Geneva is shared between France and Switzerland, and the towns and cities that reside on the lake’s shores are influenced by each country’s culture and cuisine. From your base in the majestic alpine village of Villars-sur-Ollon, discover the region’s gems on this superb itinerary - gems that fall under many guises, yet all are highlights. Visit a museum dedicated to Charlie Chaplin; take a boat cruise on the lake itself to the fairytale fortress of Chillon Castle; taste many culinary delights including local family-made wines, cheeses (including the famous Gruyère), charcuterie and Maison Cailler chocolate; take a cable car to the summit station Glacier 3000 to see if you’re brave enough to walk on a suspension bridge that connects two mountain peaks; and visit the fascinating 15th century salt mines of Bex. All this, while you marvel at the scenery of the Swiss Riviera from Lausanne to Montreux, lakes, mountains, dairy farms, alpine pastureland, and the spectacular Regional Park Gruyère Pays-d’Enhaut.

Including...

  • 7 nights in hotel (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 15 meals: 7 breakfasts (days 2-8) 1 lunch (day 3) 7 dinners (days 1-7)

Included excursions and visits: 4

  • Guided orientation walking tour tour of Villars-sur-Ollon
  • Full-day excursion to the Swiss Riviera including Chaplin’s World, Lake Geneva boat cruise, Montreux and wine tasting in Chexbres
  • Full-day excursion to Gruyères including La Maison du Gruyère and Maison Cailler
  • Aerial cableway to Glacier 3000 and visit to the salt mines of Bex
  • Plus, ‘Free Access Card’ for free public transport to access the mountains, or travel between the three resorts of Villars, Gryon and Les Diablerets

Plus all these benefits:

  • Services of an experienced Titan tour manager
  • Scheduled British Airways direct flights
  • Best available coaches with experienced drivers
  • Hotel porterage (one bag per person)
  • Airport taxes, security charges and fuel surcharges
  • UK Air Passenger Duty (APD)
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essential Lake Geneva

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8 days from

£1,399 per person