Along Deux Swiss Shores of Lake Geneva, Montreux*7 Days @Luxury Hotel+B'fast+Taxes

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146
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$8,700 USD
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Jan 12, 2024 11:18 AM EST

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Spoil Yourself with Luxury on the East and West Shores of Lake Geneva and with Views of the Alps in Geneva and Montreux, Switzerland (Europe) with Three Nights at Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva and Three Nights at the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace for Two, Including a Gruyères Tour from Geneva With Panorama Train Ride, Chocolate and Cheese Tasting, Entrance to Chillon Castle in Montreux and a Full-Day Trip to Diablerets and Glacier 3000 from Montreux (Land Only)

Escape to two of the most iconic Swiss cities, the global and cosmopolitan Geneva on one end of Lake Geneva, and tranquil and picturesque Montreux on the other. Explore cobblestone streets filled with the sounds of languages of the world during your stay at Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva, and then find respite along the Swiss Riviera when you stay at Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, which has delighted visitors for over a century. Bring your appetites for food and adventure, since you'll take a tour of Gruyeres and sample cheese and chocolate, explore Chillon Castle, and find adventures on the slopes of Les Diablerets, which boasts summer and winter activities including sledding, an alpine slide, and cable car!

On Lake Geneva's south side sits Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva, an exclusive lavish haven that's known for exceeding its guests? expectations time and time again. A true oasis of luxury in the heart of the city, this five-star hotel features three exclusive gourmet restaurants, a spa complex and an indoor pool that enjoys a privileged location on Lake Geneva shore with stunning views of the Jet d'Eau fountain, Mont Blanc and the French Alps. Accommodations at Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva are spacious and beautifully designed, with calm tones and natural light. Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva is ideally located, a 10-minutes walk from the Cornavin Train Station and the Old Town, and less than a mile from the United Nations.

Surrounded by the soaring Alps and nestled along the eastern shores of sparkling Lake Geneva, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace boasts a reputation for impeccable hospitality stretching back to its founding in 1906. The Fairmont is also one of the leading hotels of the world, and you're invited to luxuriate in the decadence of this magnificent hotel, recipient of several prestigious awards, some of which include "Leading Spa", "World's Best Places to Stay" and "Best Wellness Hotels in Switzerland". Fairmont le Montreux Palace is also one of the largest hotels in the Swiss Riviera region, boasting accommodations that are luxuriously furnished and designed to meet five-star standards. As a guest in Montreux, you can experience a culinary journey around the world with the Fairmont's variety of distinct dining venues within the hotel, featuring menus brimming with local ingredients, distinctive dishes, exquisite Swiss wines and a stunning outdoor terrace.

A scenic journey filled with rich chocolate and Swiss fondue? Yes, please! Delve into the rich traditions and picturesque landscapes of Switzerland during a full-day train and coach trip from Geneva. Climb aboard a luxury coach and travel to the quaint village of Broc to sample divine chocolate made in a traditional factory, before heading into the hills to visit the beautiful mountaintop town of Gruyeres to savor the rich flavor of renowned Gruyere cheese in a local dairy.

Check out Château de Chillon, the most visited Swiss historical monument, with this entrance ticket to the lakeside Swiss fortress in Montreux, where you can spend time exploring extravagant rooms that were built for the House of Savoy. Discover a medieval gem nestled in an exceptional panorama between the Swiss mountains and the lake. The romantic-meets-authentic visits are made to measure: come on your own, choose from an audio guide or explore the fortress at your own pace! The quirky castle trail and touch-screen videos will take you back in time to the era of the Dukes of Savoy.

Travel high into the Swiss Alps on a day trip from Montreux to discover the mountain town of Les Diablerets! Leave the tourism office in Montreux early in the morning, and relax on the hour-long journey along the Col du Pullon mountain pass to Les Diablerets. The village of Les Diablerets, or Little Devils, is a collection of chalets in the heart of the Alps Vaudoises, a snowy wonderland that's perfect for outdoor and adventure enthusiasts year-round! You'll have access to winter sledding, a summer alpine slide, cable car, peak-to-peak bridge walk, ski lifts, and multiple other outdoor activities in this spectacular setting! The star of the village is Les Diablerets? cable car, which shuttles you up the 9, 842-foot (3,000-meter) glacier in just 15 minutes! After your drop-off, you'll ride up the mountainside to revel in the unobstructed panoramas over the Bernese Alps. On a clear day, some 24 peaks can be seen including the Mont Blanc, Eiger, Jungfrau, Mönch, and the Matterhorn.

Your trip for two includes:
3 night accommodations at Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva
3 night accommodations at Fairmont Le Montreux Palace
Daily complimentary breakfast
All room-related taxes (including VAT)
Gruyères tour with train ride, including cheese and chocolate tasting
Château de Chillon entrance ticket
Full-Day Trip to Diablerets from Montreux, including a cable car ride
Free concierge reservation service

Terms and Conditions
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. A minimum 45 day advance reservation is required. Some restrictions may apply during special events. Please email us at auction@stmaryhs.org to find out deadline.