Swiss Alps and the Bernina Express

Swiss Alps and the Bernina Express

New for 2018 this super tour is based at the wonderful Central Sporthotel in Davos. We include a journey on the awesome Bernina Express railway from Davos, high into the alps and past lakes and glaciers to travel across the border to Tirano, Italy.

New for 2018 this super tour is based at the wonderful Central Sporthotel in Davos. We include a journey on the awesome Bernina Express railway from Davos, high into the alps and past lakes and glaciers to travel across the border to Tirano, Italy. Also included in Davos is a “Davos Card” which allows free use of Mountain Railways, Cable Cars and local transport.

 

 

Central Sporthotel, Davos

 

The traditionally furnished yet modernly equipped 4-star Central Sporthotel is located directly below the famous Davos-Platz Promenade shopping street, close to the Schatzalp cable car and within walking distance to the Davos congress centre and the Vaillant Arena.The hotel offers nicely furnished rooms with balconies and beautiful views, a fitness area with indoor swimming pool and counter-current pool, 2 saunas, a steam bath, a solarium and massage services. The dining room Tobelmühle serves a rich breakfast buffet and a 4-course dinner menu and guests can relax in the hotel lobby or the Central bar. The à-la-carte restaurant “Buendnerstuebli” is a wonderful place to enjoy some typical Swiss specialities as well as international cuisine.

Day 1

We travel to Dover for our ferry crossing to Calais, from there we make our way to our overnight hotel the Mercure Forbach Centre, Forbach, in France.

B, D

Day 2

Continue into Switzerland to the popular high Alpine resort of Davos, for a 5 night stay.

B

Day 3

A full day at leisure. The included ‘Davos Card’ permits free and unlimited use of all local transport and we suggest a trip on the Schatzalp Mountain Railway for lunch in the panoramic restaurant followed by a visit to the Alpine Garden.

B, D

Day 4

We travel to Klosters, a winter holiday destination for the Royal Family, and then on to Chur. This charming, historic town has cobbled streets, secret courtyards and a large cathedral. Free time here to explore before returning to Davos via Filisur and the Albula Pass.

B, D

Day 5

We board the Bernina Express Railway and enjoy the fantastic journey through the mountains to Italy. See lakes, gorges and glaciers as well as a series of loops and tunnels that make this one of Europe’s greatest train journeys. On arrival in Tirano, Italy enjoy a little time at leisure before joining the coach and travelling back to Davos by road, with a fresh perspective on the awesome scenery en-route.

B, D

Day 6

A morning excursion to St Moritz. Elegant and chic, it lies in the middle of a lake-dotted landscape and offers one of the sunniest climates in all Switzerland. Return to Davos for an afternoon at leisure.

B, D

Day 7

After breakfast it is time to say goodbye and begin the return journey to our overnight hotel the Mercure Forbach Centre, Forbach, in France.

B, D

Day 8

After breakfast at the hotel we continue our return journey to Calais and our ferry crossing to Dover.

B

B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

PRICE INCLUDES

 

Return ferry crossings Dover – Calais

2 nights half-board accommodation at the Mercure Forbach Centre Hotel

5 nights half-board accommodation at the Central Sporthotel, Davos

Welcome drink (main stay hotel)

Porterage (main stay hotel)

Rooms with private facilities

TV

Hairdryer

Indoor swimming pool

Bernina Express Railway journey from Davos Platz to Tirano

“Davos Card” for each guest allowing free use of Mountain Railways and Cable Cars

 

Please Note: For overnight stops your main luggage may not be available and you are

advised to pack your overnight requirements in a separate holdall.

 

 

Single room supplement £124.50

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Alfreton Bus Station Alfreton Bus Station, Hall Street
Barlborough, Rose & Crown Barlborough, Rose & Crown Pub
Barnsley, Eldon Street Barnsley, Eldon Street opposite the Odeon Cinema
Bolsover Market Place Bolsover Market Place
Carlton in Lindrick Carlton in Lindrick, A60/Maiin Rd End of Long Lane
The Bus Layby
Carlton in Lindrick. Carlton in Lindrick, Riddell Arms Pub
Chesterfield, Beetwell St Chesterfield, Beetwell Street
Outside the Registry Office
Clay Cross, Church Layby Clay Cross, The Church Layby The High Street
Clowne Tesco Clowne Tesco, Bus Layby
Clowne,End of Gapsick Ln Clowne, The end of Gapsick Lane
Creswell Creswell, Junction of Sheffield Road/Elmton Road
Creswell Bingo Hall Creswell, Bingo Hall, Elmton Road
Creswell, Skinner Street Creswell, Skinner Street, Cemetery
Derby, Full Street Derby Full Street, Premier Inn
Doncaster, Ward Bros Doncaster, Ward Bros Waterdale
Eckington, Bus Station Eckington, The Bus Station
Edwinstowe, Manvers Arms Edwinstowe, The Manvers Arms Pub
Grays Travel Home Pickup
Hodthorpe WMC Hodthorpe, The Working Mens Club
Hodthorpe, Top Bus Stop Hodthorpe, Queens Road, The Top Bus Stop
Hucknall, Ogle Street Hucknall, Ogle Street Opposite the Car Park
Killamarsh, Nags Head Pub Killamarsh, The Nags Head Pub
Top of Bridge Street
Langold, The One Stop Langold, The One Stop
Langwith Junction Langwith Junction, The Bus Stop End of Station Rd
Langwith Junction. Langwith Junction, The King of Diamonds
Langwith, The Gate Hotel Langwith, The Gate Hotel
Leicester Forest Leicester Forest East Services, South Bound
Leicester Fosse Park Leicester Fosse Park, Outside Marks & Spencer
Leicester, St Margarets Leicester, St Margarets Bus Station, Bay Z
Loughborough Loughborough, Junction 23 - M1
The Bus Stop outside the Harvester Pub
Mansfield Outside Iceland Mansfield, Walkden Street Outside Iceland
Mansfield Woodhouse Mansfield Woodhouse, A60 The Coopers Pub
Mansfield Woodhouse. Mansfield Woodhouse, The Bus Stop A60
End of Peafield Lane
Nottingham, Mount Street Nottingham
The top of Mount Street on Maid Marion
Ollerton, Main Road Ollerton, Main Road
The Junction of Forest Road/Sherwood Drive
Ollerton, The Plough Pub Ollerton, The Plough Pub
Retford Market Place Retford Market Place, Outside Greenwoods
Rhodesia, Tylden Way Rhodesia, End of Tylden Way
Rotherham, Mecca Bingo Rotherham, The Mecca Bingo, Corporation Street
Sheffield,Queens Head Pub Sheffield, The Queens Head Pub, Pond Hill
off Pond Street
Shirebrook, Ashbourne St Shirebrook, Ashbourne Street, Opposite
Ashbourne Court
Shireoaks Fish&Chip Shop Shireoaks, Shireoaks Row, Fish & Chip Shop
Sutton in Ashfield Sutton in Ashfield, The Bus Station Bay C
The Sidings The Sidings, Mansfield Woodhouse
Off Debdale Lane
Warsop Church Warsop, The Church bottom of Cuckney Hill (A60)
Warsop Motor Company Warsop Motor Company
Warsop, The Strand Warsop, The Strand Bingo Hall
Whitwell Bakestone Moor Whitwell, Bakestone Moor, End of Franklin Avenue
Whitwell Mini Market Whitwell, Mini Market, Welbeck Street
Whitwell Southfield Lane Whitwell, End of Southfield Lane
Whitwell Square Whitwell Square
Whitwell The Spar Shop Whitwell The Spar Shop, Bakestone Moor
Worksop B&Q Worksop, B&Q, Sandy Lane
Worksop Bingo Hall Newcastle Avenue, The Bingo Hall
Worksop Community Church Worksop, Thievesdale Lane, The Community Church
Worksop Eyres Corner Worksop, Eyres Corner
Worksop Larwood Health Worksop, Larwood Health Centre
Worksop Pelham Street Worksop, Pelham Street Shops, Manton
Worksop St Annes Church Worksop, St Annes Church, Newcastle Avenue
Worksop Three Legged Worksop, The Three Legged Stool, Raymoth Lane
Worksop, Cannon Hotel Worksop, The Cannon Hotel
S81 7AD
Worksop, Gateford Hotel Worksop, Gateford Hotel, Gateford Road
Worksop, High Hoe Road Worksop, High Hoe Road, Nr Canal Bridge
Worksop, Horse Shoe Pub Worksop, The Horse Shoe Pub, Kilton Hill
Worksop, Innings Pub Worksop, The Innings Pub, Prospect Estate
Worksop, Johnsons Depot Worksop, Johnsons Depot, Dukeries Industrial Est
Worksop, Opposite Tesco Worksop, Opposite Tesco
Worksop, Plantation Hill Worksop, The Shops, Plantation Hill, Kilton,
Worksop, Priory Church Worksop, Priory Church Car Park
Worksop, Stubbing Lane Worksop, End of Stubbing Lane, Newcastle Avenue
Worksop,Mansfield Rd, A60 Worksop, Mansfield Road, A60
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