Historic arcades and spectacular glacier landscapes

Offer: UNESCO World Heritage Sites Old Town of Berne and the Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch (3 days/2 nights)

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You’d like to take a stroll beneath historic arcades (arbours) but don’t want to miss out on the breathtaking views of the largest sea of ice in the Alps? You can do both with this attractive combined offer. Stay overnight in the Swiss capital, the Old Town of which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and experience an unforgettable day on the Jungfraujoch, the centrepiece of the Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Offer

Historic arcades and spectacular glacier landscapes

Program

Day 1: Arrival in Berne
  • Individual journey from the place of residence to Berne. Check-in and overnight stay in a 3* or 4* hotel in Berne.
UNESCO World Heritage Site Old Town of Berne: Berne is a positive example of how a city can preserve its mediaeval structure and yet continue to evolve in order to meet increasingly complex, contemporary functions. With its impressive rooftop landscape, the fountains from the Renaissance, the cellars and towers, the Cathedral and 6 km of arcades, the city is an invitation to take a walk through the centuries.


Day 2: Day’s excursion to the Jungfraujoch
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Transfer by train from Berne up to the Jungfraujoch
  • Transfer back to Berne. Overnight stay in the hotel
The Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch UNESCO World Heritage Site is a symbol of the wonderful natural beauty of the Alps. At the heart of the site is the imposing rock massif of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau with the glacial landscape around the Great Aletsch Glacier. The World Heritage Site is shaped by scenic contrasts and is one of the most spectacular mountain landscapes in the world. The Jungfraujoch, with the highest mountain railway in Europe at 3‘454 metres above sea level, offers breathtaking views of the largest sea of ice in the Alps.

Day 3: Old Town of Berne and return journey home
  • Breakfast in the hotel, followed by check-out
  • Visit to the Berne Show and Bear Park
  • iPod audio guide: Your very own guided tour of Berne!
  • Tip: Visit the exhibition «The Pile Dwellers – On the water and over the Alps» in the Bernisches Historisches Museum. The prehistoric pile dwellings are also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offer fascinating insights into the origin and development of early farming communities around the Alps.
  • Individual return journey to the place of residence
Your stay in Berne can be extended on request.

Services included

  • 2 x nights‘ stay with breakfast in a 3* or 4* hotel in Berne
  • Day’s excursion up to the Jungfraujoch (without tour guide) incl. return ticket: Berne – Jungfraujoch – Berne (2nd class)
  • Entry to the Berne Show
  • iPod audio guide

Prices per person

Price per person, basis half-fare travel card:

  • 3* DR: CHF 510.00
  • 3* SR: CHF 625.00
  • 4* DR: CHF 615.00
  • 4* SR: CHF 740.00
Supplements/discounts per person:

  • 1st class with half-fare ticket: CHF 90.00
  • 2nd class without half-fare card: CHF 220.00
  • 1st class without half-fare card: CHF 400.00

  • Reduction on journey in 2nd class with 2nd class GA travel card: CHF -120.00
  • Reduction on journey in 1st/2nd class with 1st class GA travel card: CHF -120.00
  • Reduction on journey in 1st class with 2nd class GA travel card: CHF -30.00

Valid period: 05.06.-31.10.2014

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