Switzerland is a country of contrasts, not only in its rich and varied geography but in its cultural diversity and four official languages. A fabulous destination to have a proper Alpine summer holiday. Its stunning landscape includes dramatic snow-dusted peaks on the mountains of Switzerland, tranquil shimmering lakes, and charming, picturesque towns and villages.
Unique and admired the world over is its fantastic transport system, encouraging visitors to explore the most beautiful corners of this country in their own time, making the most of their summer holiday to Switzerland. Visit the lakes of Switzerland by boat, bus, train and mountain railway, all without a hitch. We have a wide range of destinations for you to choose from on Switzerland summer holidays, plus an enthralling selection of scenic tours, by rail and/or lake steamer, some for the more independent traveller, or try our fantastic Introduction to Switzerland summer holiday package, the Swiss Classic Tour, escorted by an experienced Inghams guide.
We also offer the chance to travel by rail for your summer holiday all the way from the UK to our hotels in Switzerland. Highlights of holidays in Switzerland include trips to see the magnificent Matterhorn and resorts such as Zermatt, Grindelwald, Davos, Montreux and Kandersteg.
The Swiss Half Fare Travel Card
Half Fare Card worth over £90 included in your Inghams holiday to Switzerland. This included card entitles you to up to 50% reduction on first and second class travel on most of the superb Swiss transport network (trains, cable-cars, boats etc). It also gives free travel to children from 6 to 15 years old, when accompanied by a parent with the Family Card. Grandparents travelling with grandchildren are also able to benefit from this offer with the purchase of the Grandparents Card (now known as Children's Co-Travelcard), 30 CHF fee to pay locally.
Switzerland is a pleasure to explore independently using the world-renowned network of mountain railways, steamboats and buses. There is a wealth of excursions available from pretty lakeside towns and castles to stunning waterfalls, mountains and glaciers. Using your half-price travel card included in your holiday is a great value way to explore all that Switzerland has to offer!
TRANSFERS TO SWISS RESORTS AND LAKE CONSTANCE
Transfers in Switzerland via Zurich and Geneva airports are by train, using the excellent Swiss Federal and mountain railways. Your journey may involve a change of trains, and some transfers also involve travel by local bus, boat or cable car. Zurich and Geneva have railways stations within the airport. Onward transfers within resorts to/from your accommodation are by taxi/minibus/bus where necessary. Swiss trains, railways stations etc operate a "no-smoking" policy.