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, 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-Price Travel Card
Half-Price Travel Card worth over £80 included. This free 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 (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 gread value way to explore all that Switzerland has to offer!
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Fly from: London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Luton, London City, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Cambridge, Jersey, Newcastle, Leeds-Bradford & Amsterdam.
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.More information
Although Ticino was annexed from the Dukes of Milan by the Swiss Confederation as long ago as the 15th century, over 500 years later this most southerly of the Swiss cantons still has a strong Latin flavour to it - Italian culture and language intermingles with Swiss quality and efficiency, making it a fascinating location for a holiday in Switzerland.More information
Known as the ‘Pearl of Lake Maggiore’, this quaint lakeside town is situated in a sunny bay near the delta of the Maggia River and has a special charm. The lakeside promenade enjoys a wonderful panorama of Lake Maggiore and towards the Brissago islands...More information
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.More information