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Switzerland for Families: Self Drive

7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,735

Explore the alpine nation of Switzerland alongside your kids on this incredible family-friendly adventure. Passing from Zurich to Lucerne to Grindelwald, you’ll visit Switzerland’s largest theme park, see the village of Heidi, and summit incredible mountains to enjoy spectacular alpine views.

This 7-day Swiss vacation takes you on a family-friendly adventure from Zurich to Lucerne and Grindelwald.

Your Swiss vacation begins in Zurich, one of the most livable cities in the world and the centre of Switzerland’s financial industry. In Zurich, pick up your rental car and begin your journey through the nation. Drive along the Hohenstrasse and visit the town of Adliswil, where you’ll ride the cable car up to Felsenegg and enjoy breathtaking views of the Alps. The next day, head to Connyland, Switzerland’s largest theme park, where your kids can take in the incredible sea lion show and enjoy all manner of rides and attractions. In the afternoon, stop on the banks of Lake Constance for impressive views of the water. While in Zurich, you’ll also have the chance to stop at a massive indoor playground, the zoological park where your kids can interact with alpine animals, and the FIFA Museum if your kids are soccer fans.

From Zurich, continue your Swiss vacation to Heididorf Maienfeld, where you’ll see the original home of Heidi and explore her village of Ochsenberg. You and your kids will learn about the story of Heidi and Peter and see the smallest post office in all of Switzerland. Drive on to Lucerne, a small city with massive style, where you’ll stay the night and have the chance to see the famous Chapel Bridge.

Head on to Grindelwald, a picturesque village in the Interlaken area. Ride the gondola to Mt. First and stroll along the First Cliff Walk, crossing the suspension bridge to reach a charming gazebo on the mountaintop. Continue to Trummelbach Falls, where you’ll see glacial waters rush down the mountainside. That afternoon, head to Harder Kulm Mountain, where you’ll ride the funicular and enjoy spectacular views of the mountains and lakes. Then drive back to Zurich to return your car and end your incredible journey across Switzerland.


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7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,735

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Day 1


Arrival in Zurich and pick up of your rental car at the airport. Visit of the extraordinary city, winner of the "City with the Best Quality of Life" award. Drive along the Höhenstrasse, which overlooks the Alps and the Lake Zürichsee. Weather permitting, you can travel to Adliswil to board the cable car to the Felsenegg, with panoramic views of Zurich, the lake and the white peaks of the Alps.

Day 2

Zurich - Attraction Park Connyland - Lake Constance - Zurich

After breakfast continue your journey to Connyland, which is located at short distance to Constance. The largest Swiss theme park guarantees fun for the whole family. Do not miss the spectacular show of the sea lions! In the afternoon you can stop at the Lake Constance, also known as the "Swabian Sea". Return to Zurich.

Day 3

Zurich - Indoor Playground - Zoological Park - Heididorf Maienfeld

Today you have several possibilities to enjoy the holidays with your children in and around Zurich. What about the indoor playground for children "Starbie" which offers several fun attractions like bouncy castles, slides, pedal cars and much more? Then you can visit the zoological park "Knies Kinderzoo" in Rapperswil-Jona where children can pet, feed and ride on animals. If your children like soccer you should not miss a visit to the FIFA Museum - an interactive and multimedia museum on the world of soccer. Continue to Maienfeld to enjoy the Heidi village - or Heididorf.

Day 4

Heididorf Maienfeld - Lucerne

For decades, Heidi has fascinated the little ones around the world and also accelerates the hearts of adults. Time to visit the original house of Heidi, the smallest post office in Switzerland. Enjoy the path of Heidi's wandering from Heidi's village to its mountain (Ochsenberg). The story of Heidi and Peter is told in 12 stages. Continue to Lucerne.

Day 5

Lucerne - Grindelwald

Continue your trip to the beautiful place of Grindelwald. Take a gondola to the sunny terrace "Mt. First" and take a walk along the "First Cliff Walk", a spectacular path with suspension bridge and a sidewalk with gazebo.

Day 6

Grindelwald - Trummelbach Falls - Harder Kulm - Grindelwald

Today you can see the impressive Trummelbach Falls, where water flows from the Jungfrau, Eiger and Monch Glaciers. In the afternoon it is recommended to visit to the Harder Kulm Mountain with the funicular which rewards you with a wonderful view of the mountains and lakes. Return to Grindelwald.

Day 7

Grindelwald - Zurich

After breakfast travel to Zurich. Return your rental car at the airport.

Other Information




  • 6 nights' accommodation at 3* and 4* hotels
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Economy-category rental car (VW Passat for up to 2 pax, VW Sharan for 3-7 pax or similar)
  • Unlimited mileages, A/C
  • Mandatory insurances


  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature


Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire

23 Mar 2020
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