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Alpine Splendor

Aug. 21–Sept. 3, 2025

Tour Operator: Odysseys Unlimited

Activity Level: Moderate

Activity details below

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Board two world-renowned trains — the Glacier Express and the Gornergratbahn, with stunning views of the Matterhorn — and take a Lake Lugano cruise. Visit Castelgrande, a UNESCO site, and enjoy a tasting at a royal wine cellar. Three nights in beautiful Salzburg, with an intimate classical performance, visits to Hohensalzburg castle and stops at historic WWII sites, conclude the journey.


  • Lovely Lucerne, including Kapellbrücke covered bridge
  • Cogwheel train to Mt. Pilatus
  • Famed Glacier Express Alpine train route
  • Gornergratbahn railway with views of the Matterhorn
  • Private Lake Lugano cruise
  • Visit to Bellinzona’s Castelgrande, a UNESCO site
  • Alfresco grotto lunch
  • Tour and tasting at a Swiss winery
  • Baroque Old Town of Salzburg
  • Medieval Hohensalzburg, one of Europe’s finest castles

Activity Details

  • Walk 2-4 miles per day, often on uneven terrain in natural settings
  • High elevations on excursions to Mt. Pilatus (7,000 ft), Gornergrat (10,285 ft), Nordkette (7,401 ft), and Eagle’s Nest (6,017 ft); elevations at hotel locations are not severe (from 1,400 ft to 5,200 ft)
  • Several long days of travel using multiple modes of transportation

Cost Details

Please see tour brochure for details.

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