Zurich, Switzerland4 days & 3 nights, Spotlight Journey
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From the cultural capitals of Europe and the historic Middle East to the islands of the Indian Ocean and the forests of the great Amazon, explore the highlights of the world at your own pace with Cox & Kings Spotlight Journeys. Designed by our Destination Experts, these single-destination short itineraries make it easy to extend your Private Journey with a few extra nights in a world-class destination. Alternatively, you can combine several Spotlight Journeys to create a unique adventure that's perfect for you.
Day 1Arrive Zurich
Welcome to Zurich, a beautiful city surrounded by sparkling lakes and the snowcapped Alps. Upon arrival, you will be met by a Cox & Kings representative who will escort you to your hotel. After checking in, enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.Hotel Baur au Lac - 3 Nights
Start your day with a stroll around Altstadt (Old Town) with your private guide and see the houses of the guilds that once dominated the city's political and cultural life. Don't miss the largest clock face in Europe, located on St. Peter's Church, and the gorgeous stained-glass windows of Fraumunster Church, which were designed by artist Marc Chagall. Visit the Lindenhof, the historical site of a 4th-century Roman castle situated on a hillside. After crossing Lake Zurich by ferry, take a cable car up 2,630 feet to marvel at awe-inspiring views of the snow-capped Alps and the quaint towns along Lake Zurich.Hotel Baur au Lac (B)
After breakfast this morning, join your private guide to explore the trendy Zurich-West neighborhood, where you will discover how this previous industrial quarter has been transformed into the hub of art, design, food, culture, shopping, and architecture in the city. Then, put your confectionery skills to work at a local chocolate workshop where you will learn the secrets of Swiss chocolate, and then pour, mold and decorate your very own creations.Hotel Baur au Lac (B)
Bid farewell to Switzerland this morning as you are escorted to the airport for your onward flight.(B)