8 Day Swiss Christmas Holiday

Albatross Winter Festive Tour starting in Zurich and finishing in Zurich

Read reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Albatross's 8 Day Swiss Christmas Holiday. Imagine waking up this Christmas in a delightful chalet style hotel in the stunning Swiss Alps. Enjoy scenic train journeys through the magnificent mountains and lakes to Montreux, Luzern...read more


Operator: Albatross
Type: Winter Festive Tour (Premium)
Style: Winter Trips
Duration: 8 Days
From: Zurich to Zurich
Tour Code: SCH
Visits: Switzerland
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Day By Day


21 December - To your Swiss Christmas Hotel

Using your Swiss Travel Pass, make your way from any arrival point in Switzerland to your selected hotel where you will stay the next seven nights. A buffet breakfast and four-course evening dinner are included each day. (D)

22 - 27 December - At your Swiss Christmas Hotel

The alpine peaks of Switzerland are world famous and you will be staying in the heart of this incredibly dramatic scenery. There are numerous world class ski fields nearby and the area is littered with excellent walking and cross country skiing trails. Your included 8 day Swiss Travel Pass gives you daily unlimited access to enjoy so many exhilarating alpine rail excursions – to Luzern, medieval Bern, Interlaken, Brienz (noted for its wood-carvings), Thun, and Meiringen (of Sherlock Holmes fame and where 'meringues' originated) plus the chic mountain ski resorts of Grindelwald and Wengen. We have also included pre-booked seats on the Golden Pass Panoramic train from Zweisimmen, past Gstaad and Château- d'Oex, to Montreux on Lake Geneva! You will be surrounded by stupendous mountains accessed by cable car rides and lifts such as to the Schilthorn (James Bond fame) and the Jungfraujoch – at 11,000 feet high the views are magnificent. (B/D)

28 December - Tour Ends

Today your Swiss Christmas Holiday ends. Your Swiss Travel Pass allows you to transfer to any departure point in Switzerland. (B)

Trip Inclusions


  • Celebrate Christmas over 7 nights in your choice of hotel in the heart of the magnificent Bernese Oberland
  • Excellent touring programme using the wonderful Swiss rail system – come and go as you wish using your included 8 day Swiss Travel Pass
  • Versatility - you can start and end this tour from any point within Switzerland or any border point
  • Visit the Christmas Markets in the cobbled stone squares of medieval Bern
  • Travel through the soaring snow covered Alps on the Golden Pass Panoramic train from Zweisimmen, past Gstaad and Château-d'Oex, to Montreux on Lake Geneva
  • Visit Interlaken, Luzern, Lake Thun and Grindelwald
  • Enjoy superb access to Switzerland's greatest Alpine destinations
  • Daily buffet breakfasts and 4-course dinners are included

Incredible Value Inclusions

  • 7 nights accommodation with private facilities in your choice of hotel
  • Swiss Travel Pass with 8 days unlimited train travel throughout Switzerland on the incredibly efficient and user friendly Swiss
  • Rail network
  • Reserved seats on the Golden Pass Panoramic train to Montreux on Lake Geneva
  • Buffet breakfast daily (B)
  • 4-course evening dinners including Christmas Eve dinner (D) and Christmas Day Lunch (Alpenblick only) (L)
  • Hotel tips
  • Albatross Tours travel App

Trip Notes

  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

Operator Details

Albatross Reviews: (89)
Tours on Sale: 16
Accommodation: 3.5-4 Star
Average Age: 45-60+ years
Types: Coach Tours & Small Group Tours
Max Group Size(s): 40 & 28
Budget: Premium
Destinations: Europe, UK & Ireland

Reviews (1)

Trip reviews from past clients of Global Journeys who have travelled on Swiss Christmas Holiday with Albatross.
Dec 2016
1 Helpful Vote
4 Trips
“Very Relaxing ”
Booking With Global Journeys
Thoroughly enjoyed our Christmas spent in Wilderswill in Switzerland. The Swiss Rail Pass included in our Albatross holiday proved to be a great way of getting about and exploring the nearby snow capped Alps. Cannot thank Yvonne (Global Journeys) enough for the smooth way in which she handled our booking.

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