Lake Constance & Flower Island of Mainau
8 days / 7 nights
After arrival in Zurich enjoy a brief guided tour of the largest and prettiest city of
Switzerland followed by a scenic transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in the
Depart for Titisee, a lake with crystalline waters and a charming village, famous for its
cuckoo clocks. Experience a relaxing boat trip on the lake. We continue our journey
via Triberg to discover the highest waterfalls in Germany – formed by several cascades.
Dinner and overnight in the Black Forest.
Morning departure to Mainau, Germany’s Flower Island in Lake Constance. The Flower
Island of Mainau may only cover 45 hectares of land, but it is home to an extraordinary
diversity of trees, flowers and shrubs. Its other attractions include a 13th
century baroque palace, a palm house and the biggest butterfly house in Germany.
Dinner and overnight in Feldkirch area.
After breakfast come with us on a foray through Bregenz, a gem between mountains
and the lake. The small city at the border triangle right beside Lake Constance has a
lot to offer – and not just in terms of landscape. It amazes with contemporary architecture,
diverse cultural and gastronomical opportunities, a beautiful old town and of
course, the world-famous Bregenz Festival. In the afternoon we are going on a boat
trip on Lake Constance, a highlight and a great way to “explore” Germany, Austria,
and Switzerland at once. Dinner and overnight in Feldkirch area.
Departure for Switzerland. Stop in Rhein, situated where Lake Constance narrows
into the Rhine. This little town is known for its picturesque old town that exhibits
magnificent half-timbered houses with painted facades. Continue to the Rhine Falls,
Europe’s largest and most fascinating waterfalls. See Schaffhausen dominated by the
imposing Fortress of Munot. Dinner and overnight in Feldkirch area.
Day off. Dinner and overnight in Feldkirch area.
Scenic drive to the principality of Liechtenstein, the sixth smallest country in the
world. Drive further to Lucerne. The best way to explore Lucerne is to take a foot tour
through the landmarks of the medieval city. It is home to the world’s historical heritage
and outstanding architecture in every corner. See the Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower,
Lucerne’s well-preserved roads in the Old Town and the the figurative Dying Lion.
Remainder of the day is free. Dinner and overnight in Lucerne area.
Transfer to ZRH Kloten Airport and flight home.
Our prices include:
- Deluxe motor coach throughout as per itinerary
- English speaking tour escort throughout
- Accommodation in 4★ hotels in double/twin room
- 2 nights with half board in the Black Forest
- 4 nights with half board in the Lake Constance area
- 1 night with half board in Lucerne area
- Guided visits: Zurich, Bregenz, Lucerne
- Boat trip Lake Titisee, Cruise on Lake Constance
- Admission to the following sights:
- Flower Island Mainau
- Visit of the Baroque Palace (only possible to see the ground floor)
- Porterage at hotels in / out
- All taxes and charges