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Culinary Mountain Retreat (by Rail):
Zurich, Lucerne, Mount Rigi & Lugano
Experience Switzerland like never before on this culinary mountain retreat. From a horse drawn carriage and cheese workshop on Mount Rigi to a sunset dinner cruise on Lake Lucerne to an unforgettable train and cruise journey on the Gotthard Panorama Express from Lucerne to Lugano, Switzerland manages to both nurture and thrill at every turn.
• 1 Night Zurich
• 1 Night Lucerne
• 2 Nights in Kräuter Hotel Edelweiss 3* in Rigi Kaltbad
• 2 Nights Lugano
• Small Group Walking Tour Lucerne
• Lake Lucerne Lunch or Sunset Gourmet Cruise
• Private Horse drawn carriage ride
• Cheese workshop on Mount Rigi
• 5-course Gourmet Dinner in Kräuter Hotel Edelweiss
• Cook & Cruise Experience Lugano
• Swiss Travel Pass 8 Days
• Seat Reservation Gotthard Panorama Express
• Daily Breakfast
Arrive Zurich:

Arrive in Zurich and check in to your booked hotel. Spend the day at your leisure before an overnight in Zurich.

(Accommodations, Zurich)

Zurich to Lucerne:

Following a scenic morning train journey to Lucerne, embark on a guided walking tour through the city. Later you will either enjoy a lunch cruise or a sunset dinner cruise on beautiful Lake Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.

(Breakfast, Zurich; Accommodations, Lucerne)


Your next destination lies high above Lucerne and offers magnificent views over Central Switzerland. Mount Rigi can easily be reached from Lucerne by boat via Vitznau or train via Weggis followed by cable car or cogwheel train. Relax on the mountain for the next 2 nights, enjoying organic food freshly prepared from the hotel's own garden. Dinner and overnight in Kräuter Hotel Edelweiss.

(Breakfast, Lucerne; Accommodations & Dinner, Mount Rigi)


Set out on a horse drawn carriage ride in the surroundings of Mount Rigi before heading to an authentic Alpine dairy farm for a cheese workshop. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. There are many easy hikes available on Mount Rigi or you can relax at the Rigi Kaltbad spa. Overnight in Kräuter Hotel Edelweiss.

(Breakfast & Accommodations, Mount Rigi)


After descending from the heights of Mount Rigi by cogwheel railway, your journey continues by boat to Flüelen and then with the Gotthard Panorama Expressall the way to Lugano. Overnight in Lugano.

(Breakfast, Lucerne; Accommodations, Lugano)


After breakfast, discover the historic town center of Lugano. In the late afternoon you will experience a boat cruise followed by a delicious Risotto workshop with views of the lake (will be held outdoors if weather permits). Lean back and take in sunset views of the lake while enjoying a delicious dinner with a nice glass of wine. Overnight in Lugano.

(Breakfast & Accommodations, Lugano)

Depart Lugano:

From Lugano, head to your next destination or back to the airport.

(Breakfast, Lugano)

** Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change