Enjoy Santorini’s beautiful waters on a private, 5-hour catamaran cruise from Ammoudi Bay, with a personal skipper. Board a spacious Lagoon 420 catamaran and absorb the scenery as you waft around Santorini’s caldera on a route tailored to your wishes. Awe at Santorini’s cliffs, bathe in hot springs, call at beaches and islands, snorkel and swim in the translucent waters, and enjoy a delicious, onboard barbecue meal plus unlimited drinks. Choose a daytime or sunset cruise, both with included round-trip hotel transfers. The Lagoon 420 accommodates up to 20 passengers.
Day Tour: 9:30am
Sunset Tour: 2:30pm
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time
Lagoon 420 Private Day or Sunset cruise departs and return from/to the picturesque port of Ammoudi, right below the cosmopolitan village of Oia. This tour begins with an awe-inspiring sailing to the volcano, a true miracle of nature, and continues with a therapeutic swim and a natural spa in the renowned Hot Springs, where the sea water is significantly warmer than in Santorini and it is mixed with sulphur, offering a unique mud bath to swimmers! Following, the boat sails towards Aspronissi Island and passes by the Indian Rock and the Venetian Lighthouse. The subsequent stop is Mesa Pigadia, located right next to the unique White beach, where visitors will enjoy a BBQ full of Greek flavours and local wine. A refreshing dive in the dazzling waters of the famous Red beach is what comes next and the boat return at Ammudi Bay, which is situated in the northern part of the island. Our captain is at your disposal to ask for any route within the caldera and make your sea excursion an absolutely personalized experience! * scheduled time and itinerary may vary according to weather
We’ll meet at 4 p.m. at our hotel in Luzern (Lucerne) for a “Welcome to Switzerland” meeting. Then we’ll take a meandering evening walk through Switzerland’s most charming lakeside town, and get acquainted with one another over dinner together. Sleep in Luzern (2 nights). No bus. Walking: light.
Enjoy an orientation walk of Zurich’s OLD TOWN, Switzerland’s center of banking and commerce. Then, leave Zurich and start your Swiss adventure. You’ll quickly discover that Switzerland isn’t just home to the Alps, but also to some of the most beautiful lakes. First, stop at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the picturesque town of Biel, known as Bienne by French-speaking Swiss, famous for watch-making, and explore the historical center. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel, dominated by the medieval cathedral and castle. Time to stroll along the lake promenade before continuing to stunning Geneva, the second-largest city in Switzerland, with its fantastic lakeside location and breathtaking panoramas of the Alps.
Our morning drive takes us from Swiss lakes to Swiss Army. At the once-secret Swiss army bunker at Fortress Fürigen, we’ll see part of the massive defense system designed to keep Switzerland strong and neutral. Afterward, a short drive into the countryside brings us to the charming Alpine village of Engelberg, our picturesque home for the next two days. We’ll settle into our lodge then head out for an orientation walk. Our stroll through the village will end at the Engelberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery with its own cheese-making operation. You’ll have free time to wander back before dinner together. Sleep in Engelberg (2 nights). Bus: 1 hr. Walking: light.
An unforgettable trip to the high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow is the true highlight of a visit to Switzerland. Globus Local Favorite At an amazing 11,332 feet, the JUNGFRAUJOCH is Europe’s highest railway station. Jungfrau’s 13,642-foot summit was first ascended in 1811 and in 1912 the rack railway was opened. There are lots of things to do here: enjoy the ALPINE SENSATION, THE PANORAMA 360° EXPERIENCE, and the ICE PALACE. Also receive your JUNGFRAU PASSPORT as a souvenir to take home with you. The round trip to the “Top of Europe” by MOUNTAIN TRAIN will take most of the day.
It’s market day in Lausanne! Enjoy browsing and packing a picnic lunch for our 11 a.m. boat cruise on Lake Geneva. A few miles down-shore we’ll dock at Château de Chillon, where we’ll have a guided tour of this delightfully medieval castle on the water. On our way back we’ll take time to peek into the vineyards surrounding Lutry before returning to Lausanne. Boat: 2 hrs. Bus: 1 hr. Walking: moderate.