Bern - Capital & Countryside Tour from Lucerne

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Description:
Visit Bern, the capital of Switzerland! This tour follows the scenic route of the Grand Tour of Switzerland passing through stunning landscapes and the rural Entlebuch and Emmental valleys. Pay a visit to the Kambly Experience to taste some delicious premium biscuits and the Emmental cheese factory for a sample of the biggest cheese in the world. 

Departure point: 
Starbucks Coffee, Pilatusstrasse 1, 6003 Lucerne (opposite of the Lucerne train station in the same building as Hotel Monopol)
Detailed Description: http://www.switzerland-tours.ch/travel-infos/departure-places

Check-In: 
We kindly ask you to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start and wait inside the lounge of the Starbucks Coffee. Our guide will meet you there.

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Board our comfortable minibus (max. 16 passengers) for this exclusive small group tour! Scenic drive through the unspoilt moorlands and idyllic alpine pastures of the Entlebuch valley - Switzerland's first Unesco Biosphere. Crossing the border to the Emmental valley, you reach the Kambly Experience. Learn about the origins of Switzerland's best-known premium biscuit brand and watch the master confectioners at work. Indulge in unique flavours and try as many biscuits of the tantalizing variety as you like! Continue through typical Bernese backcountry towards the Swiss capital Berne. Time for an informative walk through the charming Old Town, a designated UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Marvel at the late Gothic Cathedral (Münster), stroll under the characteristic arcades to the clock tower (Zytglogge) and pay a visit to the Parliament building overlooking the beautiful Aare River. Time at leisure for lunch and some souvenir shopping. Continuation through fascinating rural landscape with its rich heritage. The impressively vast roofs shelter the typical Emmental farmhouses. See grazing cows on green hills producing best milk, the principal ingredient for the world famous Emmentaler cheese. Stop at the show dairy right on time for the highlight of the day! Through the window, you can watch the cheese masters taking out the fresh cheese from the pot by hand. Afterwards you learn about the traditional production of an Emmentaler AOP during the cheese tasting. Drive back to Zurich.

Route

  1. Luzern
  2. Kambly Experience
  3. Bern
  4. Affoltern im Emmental
  5. Luzern