Andermatt – Zermatt – Lake Geneva – Mürren – Lucerne
Stay at a hotel only accessible by cable car on a tour of the spectacular Alpine landscapes of Western Switzerland. The round-trip tour from Zurich includes Switzerland's highest mountain, deepest valley and most stunning lakes.
Rental car pick-up
Broker: Sunny Cars
Vehicle: Mietwagen Sunnycars
Rate: Sunnycars (Stand: 08.11.2018): DC – Volvo V40 /AC/A/4dr oder ähnlich, All-in/FF
Location: Zürich Airport
In the beautiful village of Andermatt, directly on the Reuss river and close to the Gotthard massif, stands the 300-year-old building which now houses a boutique hotel. During its renovation, the old charm was consciously preserved – old materials such as wood panelling, beams and masonry were combined with modern elements in high-quality design. Each of the three categories offers rooms that have been furnished with a lot of attention to detail. Their design was influenced by Feng Shui and their alpine environment. In the morning a rich breakfast buffet with many local products awaits and provides a perfect start into the day. In the bar of the hotel, one can not only choose from 30 types of whisky, but there are also regular special events around the topic of single malts.
Red and zebra is the surprisingly attractive colour combination that greets guests to this tastefully decorated hotel, in which every room is different, and every room features a carefully coordinated colour scheme. As guests will happily discover, the entire property has been thoughtfully designed to please the body and soul, from the gourmet restaurant in the warm, wood-panelled dining room to the full three levels of swimming pool and spa facilities. The extraordinary hotel endeavours to make a stay there an intrinsic part of the Zermatt experience. And it succeeds.
The B&B is situated on a large green plot in a rural atmosphere in Petit-Saconnex, a quiet part of Geneva. Alain and Sylvie first renovated the former home of Sylvie's grandparents in 2012, which was built in 1923 and is now a listed building like many other houses in the neighbourhood. After moving in with their children in 2013, they decided to convert an outbuilding into a guest house. Today, the hosts offer three tastefully furnished rooms, whose design takes up typical Swiss themes (mountains, lakes and pastures). All rooms are equipped with a kitchenette, in addition a common kitchen can be used; in the morning a freshly filled basket with breakfast ingredients is brought to the rooms. In a neighbouring villa two apartments are also available for self-catering. The city center with shopping and business districts and the lake can be reached quickly.
Like the entire town of Mürren in which it is located, the unique mountain hotel is only accessible by cable car. It stands right next to the cable car station and offers 26 rooms with sensational views of the Bernese Alps. The restaurant with its panoramic view terrace serves cheese fondue and other Swiss specialities. The in-house sauna and the local indoor swimming pool are available to guests at no charge. Local activities include a thrilling ride on the cable car to the top of Mount Schildhorn, hiking on any of numerous marked paths, and a visit to nearby Trümmelbach Falls. A ride on the historical train that runs along the top of the valley from Mürren to the Lauterbrunnen cable car station is also recommended.
Attractions:Ballenberg Open Air Museum
The unique hotel was constructed of seven carefully restored buildings in the medieval old town of Lucerne. Every room in the inn has a character of its own, which makes guests feel as if they were staying in a private home rather than a hotel. The restaurant specializes in French cuisine, and during the summer months meals are served on the rooftop terrace overlooking the irregular medieval townscape of Lucerne and the lake beyond.
Rental car drop-off
Location: Zürich Airport
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