Last chance to save up to $1,452* per couple on escorted journeys to the Alps and select European destinations and up to 7.5 per cent** on airfare
Insight Vacations (www.insightvacations.com), the leader of premium and luxury escorted journeys, invites travellers to witness the stunning Alpine panoramas, explore the mountainous terrains, and enjoy the local fare of Gruyeres Swiss cheese, creamy Swiss chocolate, and modern Switzerland's Italian-inspired cuisine. All this and more is available to clients on an Insight Vacations escorted journey to Switzerland, with exclusive Signature Experiences that bring each destination to life.
"The Swiss Alps are a beautiful region to visit year-round with its natural landscapes and fresh mountain air," said Cris David, president, Insight Vacations Canada. "From the rolling green hills and meadows in the summertime to the glistening, white landscapes in the winters, Insight Vacations shows guests the beauty of the land, shares its vibrant culture, and reveals the history of the country and its people."
Clients spend nine days on the Glorious Switzerland escorted journey beneath the breathtaking Matterhorn, atop majestic Mount Pilatus, exploring the quaint town of Gruyere, famous for its cheese and Swiss fondue dish, an Insight Vacations Signature Experience, and staying awhile in fashionable Lugano, beautifully located on the shores of its lake amid spectacular mountains. They will visit the metropolitan, French-speaking city of Geneva, wander through the medieval Chillon Castle with a local expert to show them the way, and be immersed in the cosmopolitan lifestyle in chic St. Moritz. Travellers will enjoy sampling the local dishes in Zermatt during a Dine-Around evening with a selection of fine, intimate restaurants that showcase the cuisine of Switzerland.
Alpine Harmony - Gold itinerary
Beginning in the Swiss countryside, clients on the 12-day Alpine Harmony Gold Luxury holiday journey to the scenic destinations of Montreaux, Grindelwald, Salzburg and Vienna. In the Swiss countryside, they will enjoy a sampling of the finest Swiss chocolates. Travellers can also taste cheese and wine local to the region from the rolling dairy pastures and the vine-covered hills around Lake Geneva. Clients will visit the rococo jewel of Linderhof, a Signature Experience and ornate hideaway set amid formal gardens and beautiful fountains. A special treat in Salzburg, clients will enjoy a candlelit period dinner and concert of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's most well known pieces, a Signature Dining experience not to be missed. Insight guests will travel in style including a Danube cruise along the Wachau Valley and climb aboard the famous Glacier Express in the heart of the Swiss Alps.
Country Roads of Bavaria, Switzerland & Austria
Insight Vacations guests will enjoy an intimate journey of discovery along vine clad shores, through fortified towns and flower-filled meadows amidst stunning Alpine panoramas on this 13-day Country Roads of Bavaria, Switzerland & Austria escorted journey. On a Signature Experience, a horse-drawn carriage will take clients to visit the archetypal fairytale castle in Neuschwanstein that allegedly inspired Walt Disney. They will enjoy a cruise through the Wachau Valley on the blue Danube as they spot medieval castles tucked back from the shores. To experience the majestic mountains and stunning scenery, clients will travel on the world-famous Glacier Express for a glorious journey through the scenic heart of the Swiss Alps. They will also ascend to the summit of Mt Stanserhorn in the world's first double-decker cable car with an open. There can be no greater high than to enjoy dinner at 6,200 feet - clients will enjoy their Celebration Dinner at a revolving restaurant on top of Stanserhorn, surrounded by snow-capped peaks.
For a limited time, travellers can take advantage of the Early Payment Discount of 7.5 per cent (up to $1,452 per couple*) on a Europe itinerary and 7.5 per cent on airfare** if booked and paid in full by March 31, 2014.
For more information, please visit www.insightvacations.com or contact your local sales manager.