Discover the breathtaking French & Swiss Alps
Ride in panoramic carriages on the amazing Glacier Express passing over chasms and through the mighty Alps
Experience the awe-inspiring landscapes of the majestic French and Swiss Alps from the remarkable Aiguille du Midi, to the meadows of the Bernese Oberland, climb high into the mountains to the Jungfraujoch, see Zermatt and the mighty Matterhorn, ride across the breathtaking Alps on the Glacier Express and explore delightful Lake Garda.
Travel in a first-class air-conditioned touring coach
23 meals including breakfast daily (B), Lake Garda wine estate lunch (L) and 7 evening meals (D) Welcome drink in Zurich
15 nights specially selected hotel accommodation Hotel porterage of 1 bag per person (where available) Free WiFi at hotels (where available)
ALL tips to your Tour Manager, Driver and Local Guides Local guides as described in the itinerary Fully escorted by our experienced Tour Manager
Hand Selected Albatross Experiences including a Lake Garda wine tasting, cable car excursion to Aiguille du Midi, Jungfrau Railway excursion and the Glacier Express train ALL excursions, scenic drives, sightseeing and entrances as described
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Hand Selected Experiences
Lake Garda wine tasting, cable car excursion to Aiguille du Midi, Jungfrau Railway excursion and the Glacier Express train
* The itinerary and hotels featured are based on 2024 tour departures and may be subject to change. For 2023 tour departures, please refer to your pre-departure documentation. Any questions, please contact our European Tour Specialists for further details.
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Altitude is really the only fitness issue you may have to deal with.
- Altitude is really the only fitness issue you may have to deal with. On this Mountain adventure we have included a number of sensational cable car and train rides. In particular, The Aiguille du Midi, Gornergrat and Jungfrau Joch rides, take you up above 10,000 feet. In itself this is not particularly high, but since you will be ascending to the top quickly you need to understand that you should now take things very easy. Breathe more deeply, move more slowly and hydrate. These excursions are utterly spectacular and should not be missed, and they require no exertion or activity on your part, so walk and move more gently, get up from you seat a little more slowly, and enjoy being on the roof of the world. Let’s face it, you are with Albatross so what is the rush?
- When you take the Little Red Train up to the restaurant station above the Mer du Glace you will see the Glacier down below you. You can take a cable car part way down, but to visit and walk inside the blue glacier ice caves you will need to descend the metal stairways. You will know your own fitness, so you choose if you walk down them. If you don’t, make sure look up, look around and enjoy the spectacular scenery.
- In Lauterbrunnen we explore the Trummelbach Waterfalls. These waterfalls are still carving the caverns we will walk through. Whilst the walkways and steps are all properly concreted, you should be aware that the air is naturally damp, and therefore the walkways can be slippery.
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