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The hills are alive and they’re beckoning your family for this eight-day Switzerland Family Adventure! From fresh meadows to glacier-covered mountains, quaint villages to hip mountain hamlets—tasting chocolate and other Swiss treats along the way—you’ll journey to some of the most remote alpine destinations in the world. Whether riding a train to the top of the Matterhorn, a cable car to a mountaintop ropes course or gazing across Lake Lucerne, your family is sure to fall in love with Switzerland’s remote outdoor playgrounds.
|08/05 - 08/13||$5,690||$5,390|
Days 1-2: Depart Home / Arrive Geneva
Welcome to Switzerland! Meet your group at the Geneva Airport for a transfer to the alpine village of Zermatt, set in the shadows of the mighty Matterhorn.
Days 3-4: Ride the Gornergrat Bahn / Visit Glacial Ice Palace / Hike from Furi to Zermatt
Enjoy an “elevated” experience, riding Gornergrat Bahn, Europe’s highest-altitude rack railway without a tunnel, which ends with breathtaking views.
Days 5-6: Have a "Swiss Chocolate Experience" / Take a Cooking Class / Ride a Trotti-Bike
Learn what makes the Swiss brand of chocolate so exceptional, take a cooking class with local kids, and ride like the Swiss do: on a trotti-bike.
Days 7-8: Visit an Open-Air Museum / Stroll through Lucerne / Explore Mount Pilatus Ropes Course
En route to Lucerne, visit an open-air museum featuring historic buildings from throughout Switzerland, stroll the storied village of Lucerne and try a ropes course at the top of Mount Pilatus.
Days 9: Depart Zurich / Return Home
This is the last day of your Switzerland family vacation. A member from the Thomson Family Adventures team will help with your transfer to the airport for your trip home!
Get a warm welcome to Switzerland at the Hotel Bristol, a mid-sized hotel near the town center within view of the most legendary peak in the village, the Matterhorn. With comfortable modern style, free Wi-Fi, an on-site restaurant and a newly renovated spa area with a relaxation room, this hotel will be the perfect place for your family to relax during your adventure.
Centrally located on the famous Höheweg Promenade—the main thoroughfare lined with hotels, restaurants, shops and gardens—the Hotel Carlton-Europe provides easy access to the town and its surrounding areas. In addition to its location near a railway station, the hotel’s family-friendly amenities include an on-site children’s playground, free Wi-Fi, and four separate restaurants. This is a great, comfortable place to explore the best parts of Interlaken from.