A Swiss Christmas Wonderland
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From your base in Davos, Europes highest town, you’ll visit Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland and take a spectacular train ride on the Bernina Express to Italy. Christmas carols, snow-capped mountains and a horse-drawn carriage ride on Christmas Dayalladd a touch of festive magic to this very special holiday.
DAYS 1 & 2 DAVOS AT LEISURE
You’re free to relax and explore Davos at leisure today. You could perhaps head out with your travelling companions and enjoy lunch in one of the many well-regarded restaurants, or do some last-minute Christmas shopping in the array of shops and boutiques.
DAY 3 CHRISTMAS EVE, CHUR
After breakfast, well travel to Chur, Switzerlands oldest city, which is set amidst splendid snow-capped mountains. In the company of a Local Guide, well take a walking tour through the traffic-free Old Town, where winding alleys are lined with quaint historic buildings, designer boutiques, galleries, welcoming restaurants and bars.
DAY 4 CHRISTMAS DAY, DAVOS
After a leisurely start, well celebrate Christmas Day in style with a festive horse-drawn carriage ride through the centre of Davos. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy the facilities at the hotel. Alternatively, you could take a spectacular cable-car ride or try your hand at curling, ice skating or tobogganing. Well gather for a gala dinner at the hotel this evening.
DAY 5 BOXING DAY, BERNINA EXPRESS
Early this morning well set off on a thrilling journey through the Alps to Italy. Well take the train to Filisur and then board the Bernina Express for a journey on the highest railway in the Alps. Well climb through jaw-dropping Alpine scenery to glistening glaciers, before descending to the plains of Italy and the town of Tirano below. Well enjoy a three-course lunch with wine in Tirano, before there turn journey by coach to Davos this afternoon.
DAY 6 DAVOS UK
Today well transfer to Zurich airport by coach for our flight back to the UK.