We then head south to the Bernese Oberland mountain region.
Tonight, dinner is a gourmet affair with wonderful Swiss specialties.
Overnight: Brienz | Meals: B, D Day 4 We are now in the “Jungfrau region,” a spectacular area of deep blue lakes and magnificent mountains.
We ride the cable car back down the mountain to Zermatt and have a free afternoon to hike, explore, or have another Slivovitz.
Overnight: Zermatt | Meals: B Day 8 After leaving Zermatt, a gorgeous scenic drive east through the Alps takes us to the picturesque town of Ascona, Switzerland, for lunch.
After passing through Lugano, we cross the Italian border and arrive at the shores of Lake Como.
We drive along the lake to Como and check into our lovely hotel on the lake.
Overnight: Brienz | Meals: B Day 5 Today we visit two beautiful towns— Interlaken and Thun.
Interlaken’s name tells us that it lies between two lakes, Lake Brienz and Lake Thun.
On the western edge of Lake Luzern (Lucerne, in French), Luzern is easily explored on foot because of its compact size.
We enjoy a guided walking tour of the medieval Old Town, including the famous Chapel Bridge.
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