Discover the charm of one of the most beautiful city in Switzerland. Spend a few days in Geneva and explore the surrounding countryside, vineyards, fortified towns and castles. Enjoy a city tour and a cruise on Lake Geneva before taking a trip to Chamonix, a first class alpine center with a shared tour and enjoy the beauty of the French, Italian and Swiss Alps. This is a superb value trip with the comfort of local support, private airport transfers, shared tours complimented by enough time at leisure for self guided exploration and relaxation as well as the flexibility of starting whenever you want.
Transfer from the airport to your hotel in a private vehicle with driver.
A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
Bernina (3*) Located in a prime location opposite the Main Railway Station of Geneva, Hotel Bernina is adjacent to a big shopping centre and only a 5-minute walk from Lake Geneva. Hotel is also next to the bus terminal and the business district as well as the commercial area of the city. The United Nations and other international organizations are approximately 1.6 km (one mile) away. Venture out, enjoy the night life of Geneva and retreat to your spacious, elegant and bright room for a good night's rest. Hotel provides guests with 80 rooms, with a family ambiance. It is a meeting point for businesswomen and men and international delegates.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
Discover the city of Geneva with an afternoon of sightseeing on a shared tour that will take you through the international part of Geneva and the centre of the world's peacemaking organizations. This will be followed by a tour of the city’s main tourist attractions including the Water Fountain and the wonderful Flower Clock. Then get a taste of Geneva's history with the mini-train Tramway Tour and dig even deeper into the Old Town with your guide on a walking tour. To complete this city tour, continue on the lake with a one hour boat cruise, which will let you discover the major attractions of the lake of Geneva: the stone of Niton, the Water Fountain, the Black Harbour, the Diodati House, the UN building, the castle of Bellerive, the Mermaid, and many more interesting sites. Drinks will be offered to you during the cruise for your enjoyment.
Enjoy a shared tour of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. A 90 minute drive by motor-coach through the picturesque Arve Valley will take you from Geneva to Chamonix, one of the most famous mountain villages at the foot of the highest peak in Europe at 4807 m./15.771 ft, the remarkable Mont-Blanc. You will be crossing the Franco-Swiss border and will need to present your passport. During the tour you will have guides in both English and French. There is typically snow year round at the Aiguille Du Midi and a cable car can be taken to the summit. Enjoy the distinctly "French" feel of Chamonix for the day before your shared transfer back to Geneva at days end. Cable car is not included.
Ann Saxon ,
November 06, 2013
"Our trip was fantastic!!! I cannot say enough good things. Lianne worked with our exact dates and time frame beautifully.Our drivers were prompt and friendly. The private guides were so knowledgeable. We left with an appreciation of the history, the culture, and the beauty of Andulasia. We were very pleased and will certainly recommend your company to friends and family."
Edwards Family ,
November 28, 2013
"People do not know what they are missing by not going to Romania. The landscape: beautiful, clean, untouched. The people: People exceeded friendly! Super safe. Wherever we went, we received the reception of "Welcome, welcome! You are our guest", by everyone. Food & Drink: Everything had such incredible flavor! They use only the freshest ingredients and everything is organic. Every meal was a new, exciting experience to our palettes. Architecture: The beauty, intricacy, history. One cannot help but appreciate the abundance of castles, churches and buildings boasting such incredible architecture. Experience Romania sooner than later! You’ll be so glad you did! Once again, Kensington Tours, and special thank you to Claudia.
Coby Scherr ,
November 05, 2013
"Everyone involved in our Portugal trip made it terrific. Exactly as advertised. Every event on time and most pleasant. Guides were well-informed, courteous and friendly. Really made for a great journey every time. Each hotel was clean, upgraded and staffed with knowledgeable and friendly folks. Breakfasts were complete -- almost too much to eat. It will always be a wonderful memory thanks to Kensington Tours."
Mike Mikkelsen ,
November 15, 2013
"Lianne Kim did a great job for us (on our tour of Spain). Most enjoyable - thanks for all you did."
November 09, 2013
"My trip to Holland and Belgium was a lifelong dream and Kensington Tours made it greater than my dream. I was treated like royalty, even when I missed some of my connections. They quickly solved any problems that U had. All the drivers were courteous and helpful. My accommodations were top notch. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a better tour experience. Thanks to Richard Racicot for booking the best fo me."
Couples Dellinger & Hubbell ,
November 06, 2013
"We've been raving to everyone about the food, the friendliness of the people and the amazing history and sites in Turkey. Yes, we want to go back."
John Edstrom ,
October 22, 2013
"Overall, our tour in Spain was very enjoyable, and well planned and executed. Our private tour of the Alhambra was excellent. Virginia, tour guide for royal palace ruins outside of Cordoba, was also excellent. In Seville, we went to the Flamenco Show/dinner, and the Flamenco was outstanding!"
Kevin Wilshere ,
October 19, 2013
"Great trip to Spain! Thanks again for all your help, Lianne. The destinations, hotels, guides and everything were all top notch."
Chery lWestlund ,
November 07, 2013
"My husband and I took a 3 week vacation to southern Europe and North Africa and had a great time. All the guides were very knowledgeable and bend over backwards to accommodate us. The arrangement made by Kensington went off without a hitch. This is our second trip with Kensington (we went to Peru in 2009) and we will certainly book with them again."
Randy Gramlich ,
October 07, 2013
"Thank you for your follow up, we both loved our time in Croatia. It’s really a beautiful place, especially the coast. Our time in Dubrovnik and Split were awesome, in hind sight we both wished we would have went back to Split from Plitvice Lakes rather than carry on to Zagreb. We both found Split much more appealing and would have definitely preferred to spend another night there rather than Zagreb. We’ll know for next time! Your choice of hotels was great. It was an incredible view from the Bellevue hotel in Dubrovnik and the Vestibule in Split was in the best possible location. We were able to relax in our room listening to the wonderful singers in the courtyard and its central location made it so easy to walk anywhere we wanted to see with ease. "
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