Date
Aug 22, 2024 - Sep 4, 2024

Group Size: 12 to 24 guests
Price: Starting from $6,995 per person double occupancy (Land Only)

Activity Level
3

Trip Overview

The towering peaks of the Alps serve as the stunning backdrop for this Swiss and Austrian exploration, which also dips into Italy and Liechtenstein. From lovely Lucerne to “Stage of the World” Salzburg, discover mountain villages and European cities, ride the famed Glacier Express, cruise on glassy lakes, and ascend snowcapped summits.

Schedule by Day

  • Aug 22: Depart U.S. for Zurich, Switzerland
  • Aug 23: Arrive Zurich / Lake Lucerne
  • Aug 24: Lucerne / Mt. Pilatus
  • Aug 25: Lake Lucerne / Zermatt
  • Aug 26: Zermatt / Gornergrat
  • Aug 27: Zermatt / Stresa, Italy / Lugano
  • Aug 28: Lugano / Bellinzona / Ascona
  • Aug 29: Lake Lugano
  • Aug 30: Lugano / Vaduz, Liechtenstein / Seefeld, Austria
  • Aug 31: Seefeld / Innsbruck
  • Sep 1: Seefeld / Tyrol / Salzburg
  • Sep 2: Salzburg
  • Sep 3: Salzburg / Eagle's Nest / Berchtesgaden
  • Sep 4: Depart for U.S.

Pricing

  • $8,092 per person double occupancy, including airfare from BOS, JFK, Philadelphia ($7,295 air & land inclusive plus $797 airline fees & taxes)
  • Land Only $6,995 per person double occupancy
  • Single supplement: $1,095

Accommodations

  • Renaissance Lucerne, Lucerne / Days 2-3 / Superior First Class
  • Resort Hotel Alex, Zermatt / Days 4-5 / First Class
  • Hotel Lugano Dante, Lugano / Days 6-8 / First Class
  • Hotel Seelos, Seefeld / Days 9-10 / First Class
  • Imlauer Hotel Pitter Salzburg, Salzburg / Days 11-13 / Superior First Class
  • Hotel Kaiserhof, Vienna / Extension / First Class

 

Optional Post-Trip Extension

Vienna—On Your Own
September 4–7, 2024 (4 days/3 nights)

$845 per person double occupancy / Single Supplement: $355

Please Note: Optional extension information will be confirmed by the Operator after registration.

What to Expect

Activity Level 3

This program involves 2-5 miles of walking per day, sometimes during the heat of the day. Walking up hills or stairs (without handrails) on cobblestone streets, and at sites of ancient ruins. Long days of motorcoach travel and sightseeing. Moderate hikes on uneven terrain. Participants must be able to get on/off the motorcoach several times a day without assistance.

Study Leader(s)

C. Douglas Dillon Professor of the Civilization of France and Professor of Comparative Literature, Emerita

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For More Information

Please email haatravels@harvard.edu or call our office at 800-422-1636 or 617-496-0806.