Switzerland Holidays & Resorts

A country of contrasts

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.

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

Switzerland by train, bus, boat or cable car is both exciting and relaxing. Swiss public transport takes you to the most beautiful mountain panoramas and romantic lakes. Covered by a variety of travel passes: 

Jungfrau Travel Pass - This great pass covers many excursions and walkers’ lifts in the Jungfrau Region including to Kleine Scheidegg, Schynige Platte, Harder Kulm, Männlichen, Pfingstegg and First.
Available from: Grindelwald, Wengen, Mürren, Interlaken, Lake Thun & Wilderswil.

Bernese Oberland Regional Pass - Best for those wishing to explore further afield in the Bernese Oberland, this pass includes most benefits of the Jungfrau Travel Pass,
plus regional trains to Gstaad, Bern, Lucerne and Meiringen and travel on the Brienzer Rothorn.
Available from: Grindelwald, Wengen, Mürren, Interlaken, Wilderswil, Lake Thun and Kandersteg.

Tell Pass - Best for exploring Lake Lucerne and further afield, this pass includes travel to the Pilatus Kulm, Rigi Kulm, Mount Titlis and Stanserhorn for great walking opportunities. Unlimited boat trips on Lake Lucerne and Lake Zug as well as train travel to Meriringen, Engelburg & Arth-Goldau.
Available from: Lucerne and Weggis.

Zermatt Peak Pass - Ideal for sightseers, walkers and nature lovers alike, the Peak Pass gives you unlimited travel on Zermatt’s cable cars, gondolas and mountain railways to discover the Matterhorn country terrain.
Available from: Zermatt. High season July/ August. Low season all other months.

Graubünden Pass - From: Sfr57 (2 days within 7 days, 2nd Class, book locally) is great for exploring further afield in Graubünden on the regional trains including to Chur, St. Moritz and Arosa, plus the incredible UNESCO Bernina Express (seat reservation extra).
Available from: Davos, Klosters.

Lake Geneva Regional Pass - This pass covers unlimited travel on trains, boats and mountain transport around Lake Geneva including boats to Vevey, Geneva, Evian, Lausanne, Gruyères & Gstaad and the Rochers-de-Naye mountain railway.
Available from: Montreux.

Swiss Travel Pass - The Swiss Travel Pass entitles you to unlimited travel on consecutive days throughout the rail, bus and boat Swiss Travel System network.
This pass also covers scenic routes including free journeys on local trams and buses in around 90 towns and cities and Mount Rigi. The pass offers 25 - 50% reduction on most other mountain-top trains and cable cars as well as free admission to more than 500 museums. 3, 4, 6, 8, 15 days

The Swiss Half Fare Travel Card

Half Fare Card worth over £100 is 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 

Transfers in Switzerland via Zurich and Geneva airports are by train, using the excellent Swiss Federal and mountain railways. Your journey route is set and 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. The train journey route will be shown on your train ticket which will be emailed to you few days before your departure.

Regions in Switzerland

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All the resorts of the Bernese Oberland have so much to offer. They provide a diverse landscape from the mountainous regions above the Lauterbrunnen Valley to the lakeside splendours and medieval towns on Lake Thun.

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Experience the perfect summer holiday in the region of Graubünden, where the resorts of Davos and Klosters lie in a beautiful Alpine valley. Enjoy the superb walking terrain and discover this wonderful region with free use of mountain lifts.

Resorts in Graubunden Region

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A super Swiss lake with an intriguingly intricate shape, Lake Lucerne’s tantalising tentacles spread into four different cantons and are just begging to be explored - and you can do just that on a fleet of restored paddle steamers which plies back and forth against a background of snow-capped mountains such as Rigi and Pilatus.

Resorts in Lake Lucerne

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Set at the foot of the impressive ‘North Face’ of the Eiger, with its dramatic glaciers in full view, Grindelwald is a friendly mountain village with chalet-style houses, cafés, restaurants and a good variety of shops.

Paraglider over Interlaken

The Swiss town of Interlaken sits between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz and is nicknamed the adventure capital of Switzerland. From lake swimming to paragliding, you can experience the many joys of this popular destination. Thanks to its bike paths and hiking trails, Interlaken is a fantastic base to explore the Jungfrau region of Switzerland. Enjoy the peaceful waters of Lake Brienz and hike the snow-capped peaks of Jungfrau, Mönch, and Eiger. From here you can board the Jungfrau railway and be treated to incredible views over the Bernese Oberland.

 

Mountain view

Kandersteg is an attractive alpine village enjoying a relaxed and friendly atmosphere surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery in all directions. The main street is lined with inviting cafés and restaurants, small shops selling local produce and the walking possibilities are excellent with an abundance of trails around and above the village.

Mürren sits at the foot of the Schilthorn peak

Mürren is one of the most enchanting mountain villages of Switzerland. Unspoilt by traffic, it sits on a sunny terrace high up above the Lauterbrunnen valley, and is reached only by cable-car.

Wengen village and valley

Wengen lies on a sunny, sheltered terrace below the Jungfrau, Mönch and Eiger mountains and has spectacular views across the Lauterbrunnen valley. You will arrive in this charming village by mountain train due to its reduced traffic policy. A variety of small shops, cafés and bars line the main street.

Schynige Platte Cog Railway

Wilderswil is a charming, traditional Bernese village with a peaceful, rural ambience. Set amidst flower-strewn meadows at the foot of the Bernese Alps, this is a friendly village with wooden chalets dating back to the 17th century and lovely old ‘Stübli’ restaurants serving traditional Swiss dishes.

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The town of Davos lies in a beautiful Alpine valley, right in the heart of Switzerland’s Graubünden and with over 700km of marked walking trails, is one of Switzerland’s top walking destinations.

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Set in a stunning valley of green meadows strewn with farms and sun-worn chalets, Klosters is a peaceful, quiet village, with wonderful scope for walking. It is surrounded by rolling hills and rural activity, providing a spectacular backdrop for the varied walking terrain.

Lucerne Chapel Bridge

Occupying a stunning position on the banks of Lake Lucerne where the River Reuss meets the lake, Lucerne is a fascinating, colourful city winning the hearts of its many visitors. Small enough to discover on foot...

The picturesque villages of Weggis is located right on the shores of Lake Lucerne, only 15 minutes apart by lake steamer and approx. 40 minutes by boat from the city of Lucerne.

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Lake Geneva is an immense lake enjoying an unusually mild climate, and surrounded by gentle hillsides covered in vineyards & gardens. Montreux has a beautiful lakeside promenade lined with palm trees and flowers.

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Beautifully positioned with a magnificent backdrop of snow-dusted peaks and cool blue glaciers, Saas Fee is a picturesque traffic-free mountain resort retaining the charm of its rural past, with narrow winding streets and sun-worn houses and barns.

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Surrounded by some of Europe’s highest mountains, the Matterhorn, Dom and Monte Rosa and their dazzling glaciers, Zermatt is a charming traffic-free village with amazing walking opportunities, and the excellent mountain transport network makes access to the higher trails easy.

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No. of airports: 2 – Geneva & Zurich

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