Grand Hotel Europe
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Day 1: (Monday) May 19 Arrived in Zurich @ 12:30, joined other passengers and met our land tour guide (Ilona) . Our luggage came quickly but to my horror my roller carry on bag was missing. At the last minute, I had to check in my carry on roller bag at Heathrow Airport but the bag did not arrive when we arrived in Zurich. I had my iTouch, iPhone, …
The Marriott Hotel breakfast was fantastic, probably the best variety on offer we have seen on our holidays, & we have experienced some wonderful breakfasts to date.
Same routine as yesterday, & we are on our way at 8am. Travel past the turn-offs to Stuggart & Frankfurt on our way to the 'Black Forest' region of Germany. …
Breakfast in the Dining Room. Most of the tour party are on excursions today, but we are having some free time to do our own thing, as we have done the mountains & additional tours here in Lucerne a month ago. We also thought we had taken most of the highlights too.
We start by walking from our hotel down a lane across the road, …
... and weird organ music playing. We then paid the 4 Fr. to climb up the narrow stone stairs and steep wooden platforms up the tower. From there, we could see most of Zurich, the Limmat River, and Lake Zurich. The water combined with other church steeples, blue sky and the quaint buildings was quite picturesque.
After our two giant stair climbs, we decided to get a Doner for lunch at the place recommended to us by Thorben, ...
A 0600 am wake up was on the cards today for our little day trip to Zermatt, a village in the alps at the foot of the Matterhorn the famous and highest mountain peak in Switzerland. It was a 2 hour train ride which we shared with great company of Petra and Reto that took us through some of the most picturesque and exist Switzerland country side. I was a bit hesitant about the train trudging up the the mountain side with thick snow all around us but ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Hotel Europe Lucerne
The room was great with the view of Lake Lucerne right outside our window
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