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Post-conference tours


*RHAETIAN RAILWAY ADVENTURE

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 09.00h – approx. 19.30h

CHF 185.00 per person (including train ticket to and from Davos, lunch and guided tour in Poschiavo)

The Rhaetian Railway north-south Alpine transversal cuts across Graubünden with the most breathtaking views. Travel over cleverly curving viaducts, through spiral tunnels and galleries, past rushing mountain streams, glistening glaciers and meadows carpeted with Alpine flowers. The Bernina Express carries you past the glaciers of the mighty Bernina massif to Poschiavo where you will have a guided tour as well as enjoy a lunch. Sightseeing attractions are: The UNESCO World Heritage route with the Landwasser Viaduct and the winding tunnels between Bergün and Preda, circle viaduct Brusio, Ospizio Bernina, Alp Grüm, Palü and Morteratsch glacier, old town of Poschiavo.

Meeting point: Bahnhof Davos Platz, 08.50h


SWITZERLAND MINI TOUR

Thursday, 6 - Friday, 7 October 2011, 2 days
08.30h – approx. 16.15h

CHF 750.00 per person (including private coach, lunch in Chur excl. beverages, accommodation, guided tour in Lucerne, visit of glaziery Hergiswil with lunch excl. beverages, train ticket to Zurich Airport)

Thursday, 6 October 2011

8:30 – 10:00 Journey from Davos Platz to Chur

10:00 Guided city tour Chur
Chur is Switzerland's oldest city. Celts, Romans, Ostrogoths, Franks - all ruled Chur, the gateway to important trade routes and alpine passes, at one time or another. What remains today, is its 5000-year history, documented by Early Stone Age and Bronze Age finds and artifacts from the Roman period, as well as testimonies to more recent history such as the 800-year old cathedral near the bishop's residence.
Today Chur is a commercial center and capital of a large region, as evidenced by a variety of stores, museums, the theater, the concert hall, and the Post Bus station, a hub of Graubünden's mountain world.

12:00 Lunch at the romantic hotel Stern, Chur

14:00 – 15:30 Journey from Chur to Lucerne

15:30 – 17:30 Guided city tour Lucerne
Lucerne, the gateway to central Switzerland, sited on Lake Lucerne, is embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama. Thank to its attractions, its souvenir and watch shops, the beautiful lake side setting and the nearby mountains, the town is a destination for many travel groups and individuals on their journey through central Switzerland.

18:00 Check-in the extraordinary modern Hotel Radisson Blu, Lucerne

Friday, 7 October 2011

09:00 Journey to Hergiswil

10:00 – 11:30 Visit of Glaziery Hergiswil
"Glasi Hergiswil" is the oldest glass factory in Switzerland where glass is still hand-crafted.

12:00 – 14.00 Lunch at restaurant Glasi Adler

14:54 – 16:15 Journey from Hergiswil to Zurich Airport


SWITZERLAND TOUR

Thursday, 6 – Sunday, 9 October 2011, 4 days
08.30h – approx. 18.00h

CHF 1500.00 per person (including private coach, lunch in Chur excl. beverages, accommodation, guided tours in Lucerne and Bern, visit of glaziery Hergiswil with lunch excl. beverages, train tickets, journey to Jungfraujoch with lunch excl. beverages, guided visit of Heididorf)


Thursday, 6 October 2011

8:30 – 10:00 Journey from Davos Platz to Chur

10:00 Guided city tour Chur
Chur is Switzerland's oldest city. Celts, Romans, Ostrogoths, Franks – all ruled Chur, the gateway to important trade routes and alpine passes, at one time or another. What remains today, is its 5000-year history, documented by Early Stone Age and Bronze Age finds and artifacts from the Roman period, as well as testimonies to more recent history such as the 800-year old cathedral near the bishop's residence.
Today Chur is a commercial center and capital of a large region, as evidenced by a variety of stores, museums, the theater, the concert hall, and the Post Bus station, a hub of Graubünden's mountain world.

12:00 Lunch at the romantic hotel Stern, Chur

14:00 – 15:30 Journey from Chur to Lucerne

15:30 – 17:30 Guided city tour Lucerne
Lucerne, the gateway to central Switzerland, sited on Lake Lucerne, is embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama. Thank to its attractions, its souvenir and watch shops, the beautiful lake side setting and the nearby mountains, the town is a destination for many travel groups and individuals on their journey through central Switzerland.

18:00 Check-in Hotel Radisson Blu, Lucerne

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Friday, 7 October 2011

09:00 Journey to Hergiswil

10:00 – 11:30 Visit of Glaziery Hergiswil
“Glasi Hergiswil” is the oldest glass factory in Switzerland where glass is still hand-crafted.

14:00 – 15:00 Journey from Hergiswil to Interlaken

15:00 Check-in hotel, Interlaken
Interlaken lies in the Bernese Oberland on an alluvial plain, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. The vacation destination, which is presided over by the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, is the starting point for numerous activites.

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Saturday, 8 October 2011

09:00 Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe
The journey to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe – at
3454 metres Europe’s highest altitude railway station, is the highlight of every visit to Switzerland!

13:30 – 16:00 Journey back to Interlaken Ost

16:15 – 17:00 Journey from Interlaken to Bern

17:00 Check-in Hotel Savoy, Bern

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Sunday, 9 October 2011

09:30 – 11:30 Guided city tour Bern
Bern is the capital of Switzerland, its old town has been entered in the list of UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites and thanks to its 6 kms of arcades boasts on the longest weather-sheltered shopping promenades in Europe.

13:30 – 16:00 Journey from Bern to Maienfeld

16:00 – 17:00 Visit Heididorf
Visitors from all over the world will find themselves transported back to the time of the story of Heidi (little girl that lives in the mountains) when they come to Heidi's house in Heidi's Village.

 

17:00 – 18:45 Journey from Maienfeld to Zurich

Meeting point: Congress Centre Davos,
Thursday, 6 October 08.15h, in front of the main entrance


Note for all tours:

Tours are based on a minimum of 25 participants (see exceptions below: * and **). If a tour does not take place due to insufficient numbers, the ticket will be reimbursed in full. Otherwise please note that tickets for excursions are non-refundable. On-site requests for tours are welcome but cannot be guaranteed.

**Minimum: 12 participants / maximum: 15 participants
**Minimum: 20 participants / maximum: 25 participants