Switzerland's Legendary Train Journeys & Bavaria's Sleeping Beauty Castle
10 Day Select Holiday
- 10 days
- Price from
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- Dinner, B&B
- Premium welcome pack
- Luxury coach and ferry travel throughout
- Full holiday itinerary
- For Scottish customers: Coffee and pastry on outward journey and a meal on return journey
- For English customers: Door to door pick up service*
- Extra leg room
- Reclining leather seats
- Climate control
- On board library
- Premium Welcome Pack
- Carefully selected quality hotels
|Sat 31 Mar, 2018
Wonderful sightseeing beckons with soaring mountains and glassy lakes as we blend the beauty of Austria with the chocolate box scenery of Switzerland and the magic of a fairytale castle. Our base is medieval Feldkirch, a historic Austrian town nestling near the border with Lichtenstein and home to majestic Shattenburg Castle. We pop into glamorous St Moritz, visit the magnificent palace that was the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castleand embark on the spectacular train journeys that make this holiday extra special!
Your Holiday Itinerary
Day one. We travel to Hull for our overnight ferry to the continent enjoying dinner, entertainment and breakfast on board.
Day two. We make our way to our dinner, bed and breakfast stop on the continent.
Day three. We continue to the Hotel Weisses Kreuz for our five night dinner, bed and breakfast stay. Enjoy a welcome drink of Grub Gott and receive an information pack with a local map.
Day four. Our outing today takes us through the Alpine valleys of the breathtaking Julier Pass to St Moritz. From here, it’s onwards over the Bernina Pass to Tirano in Italy where we board the famous Bernina-Express for an unforgettable ride through the gorgeous scenery of the Albula Pass to Tiefencastel.
Day five. Today we enjoy a guided tour of Feldkirch, the medieval city of the Counts of Montfort. Afterwards, continue exploring at your own pace.
Day six. Our day begins with a scenic drive passing the glassy lakes of Walen and Lucerne reaching Altdorf, the hometown of William Tell and where we learn about its famous son. Continuing to Andermatt, we board the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn and travel in panoramic carriages along the tracks of the Glacier Express - the most famous railway in the world - taking in incomparable vistas as we coast towards Chur.
Day seven. Today we wind our way though stunning lake and mountain scenery to the German city of Fussen. Here we are treated to a tour of Neuschwanstein castle – the Romanesque Revival palace that was the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castleand has also appeared in movies such as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Great Escape.
Day eight. Look forward to receiving a wee souvenir of Austria from your hosts as we check out and make our way to our dinner, bed and breakfast stop.
Day nine. We continue to our ferry back to Hull with dinner, entertainment and breakfast on board.
Day ten. We journey home.
Hotel Weisses Kreuz - Feldkirch
This four star family owned hotel is just two kilometres from the heart of Feldkirch and boasts impressive facilities.
GLENTON customers who rate the hotel either good or excellent:
Comfort & cleanliness: 93%
Overnight Ferry to the Continent
Your holiday moves up a gear when you board your P&O ferry at Hull for your sailing to the continent. drop your overnight bag in your cabin then explore the ship or unwind with an aperitif in one of the bars.
On Board Dining
All GLENTON continental holidays include dinner and breakfast onboard. Head to ‘The Kitchen’ buffet restaurant where your waiter will show you to your table and take your order if you wish to purchase any drinks. Then you’re free to help yourself from the wide selection of tasty dishes from around the world. At breakfast, choose from continental or a fully cooked menu. Alternatively if you fancy treating yourself, why not upgrade to The Brasserie Restaurant and enjoy fine dining with full waiter service?
Make your way to the Show Lounge and enjoy live bands throughout the evening – there’s even a dance floor if you fancy a wee boogie! Or slow the pace down at the Piano Bar where you can sip a cocktail as you listen to mellow music. Perhaps you’d like to catch a blockbuster movie at the cinema or try your luck at the casino.
Your GLENTON continental holiday includes an air conditioned inside en suite cabin with bunk beds. However, you can upgrade to a cabin with level beds and/or sea view for a small supplement. Please ask your holiday advisor when booking.
Grab a bargain during your crossing with duty fee offers on treats such as alcohol and perfume.
Door to Door* Service
For departures from Scotland (Glenton)
Where advertised our door to door service is available to customers living within ten miles of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and Hamilton. On our AIR & CRUISE holidays we offer an extended service with a radius of 35 miles from the listed points, for departures from Scottish ports and airports. Please call 08000 24 24 24 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.
For departures from England (Glenton Palmer)
Our much-loved free Door to Door service is available on all Glenton Palmer Select coach tours of four days or longer and many of our AIR & CRUISE holidays. Available to customers living in the collection area. Please click here to view maps of the pick up areas. Please call 01924 895 849 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.
A home collection may still be available from outside these areas but a supplement will apply.
Where advertised this free service it may be necessary to share your vehicle with other passengers on your tour. The pick-up will be at the address of the lead name on your booking. Additional pick-ups may be requested at a supplement of £20 per person. You will be driven from your home to a coach pick-up point and, on occasion, you may have to transfer to another vehicle before boarding the coach. Unfortunately, for operational and administrative reasons, Door to Door service may not be available for bookings made within 21 days of departure.