Savoir Vivre

This tour of western Switzerland, with its French influences, includes the vibrant international cities of Geneva and Lausanne, paradisal Montreux with its vineyards and riviera, the iconic mountain town Gstaad, and Neuchâtel, with its Mediterranean ambience, giving you a taste of Switzerland’s famous savoir vivre.

Day 1

Geneva
Arrival into Geneva

Day 2

Geneva
Visit of Geneva

Day 3

Montreux
Transfer to Montreux and visit Lavaux en route

Day 4

Gstaad
Transfer to Gstaad by Goldenpass train and visit Gstaad

Day 5

Neuchâtel
Transfer to Neuchâtel with visit of Gruyere en route

Day 6

Neuchâtel
Excursion to Creux Du Van or Watch workshop

Day 7

Lausanne
Transfer to Lausanne and visit the city

Day 8

Lausanne
Visit the Olympic Museum or excursion by boat to Evian

Day 9

Geneva
Departure

Our personal highlights

Explore Suisse Selection’s unmissable places of interest and top things to see and do during your stay.

Preferred hotels

Browse Suisse Selection’s favored luxury hotels, carefully chosen for their unmatched excellence in architecture, service, gastronomy, and comfort.

Beau-Rivage Geneve

Beau-Rivage Genève is surrounded by the magical setting of the city, Lake Geneva and the Alpine peaks. The property features 72 guest rooms and 23 suites, all elegantly decorated and equipped with all the necessary modern amenities to ensure a comfortable and pleasant stay. The on-site restaurant, Le Chat Botté, serves delicious modern French cuisine.

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva is nestled in Geneve, Switzerland. The hotel is just a 5-minute walk away from Bus Stop Mont Blanc, also known as the main station. Local attractions include the Jet D’eau, Maison Tavel, and the Grand Cathedral. The hotel offers Deluxe Rooms, Superior Rooms, Standard Rooms, Loft Studios and Suites. In-room amenities and features include LCD flat-screen TVs and DVD players, private bars, in-room safes, telephones, fireplaces, air conditioning and private bathrooms. Guests can enjoy gourmet meals from Restaurant Il Lago and Restaurant Izumi. Other amenities include a library, garden, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre and Spa Mont Blanc.

La Reserve Geneve Hotel & Spa

La Reserve Geneve Hotel & Spa is a city resort hotel cocooned in a ten acre park, on the shores of Lake Geneva. The shimmering lake is accessed from a private dock and hotel guests can book a trip on the hotel’s Venetian motoscafo for picturesque lake tours or simple transfers to the many shops, boutiques and restaurants in Geneva. The hotel offers four superb restaurants, Le Loti, Le Tsé Fung, the poolside summer grill, and Cafe Lauren which is part of the 2000 square meter La Reserve spa.

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

Overlooking the Alps, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace is a unique five-star luxury hotel situated on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. Built in 1906, this Jewel of Belle-Époque architecture offers 236 rooms and suites that are luxuriously furnished, designed with five star standards and amenities, and equipped with the latest technology. In any of the three onsite restaurants and bars, guests may savour sumptuous cuisine and famous cocktails, while those here on business can use the business centre. After a day of sightseeing or business meetings, guests can relax in the spa or work out in the state of the art fitness centre. Additional amenities include an indoor and an outdoor swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a hammam and a sauna.

Clinique La Prairie

Set within a beautiful setting overlooking stunning views of the Alps and Lake Geneva, Clinique La Prairie is the only holistic health and wellness centre to combine a luxury five-star hotel and a renowned private clinic. The property is home to 50 rooms and suites, as well as twenty post-op medically equipped rooms and six suites which allow hospitalised guest full recovery in modern luxury and comfort. Guests can look forward to indulging in a gastronomic menu offering healthy international cuisine, as a balanced diet is the foundation of all programmes. Additional facilities include the lobby bar, a fitness centre and swimming pool.

The Alpina Gstaad

An exclusive resort set on a hillside, the hotel overlooks a Swiss ski village filled with classic chalets. Gstaad’s pristine valley is surrounded by spectacular Alpine views.

At The Alpina Gstaad, each of the 56 rooms and suites uniquely embody Swiss authenticity and sophistication. Housed right at the heart of The Alpina Gstaad, the Six Senses Spa is a true sanctuary of peace and well-being, to be enjoyed by guests and locals alike. Inspired by Asian traditions and drawing its energy from the Alpine heart of the Bernese Oberland, this unique oasis of serenity offers world-renowned treatments designed to indulge the senses.

The indoor and outdoor pools located in the protective setting of The Alpina Gstaad and the unique treatments developed by our skilled practitioners round off a plethora of spa services that are renowned far beyond the borders of Switzerland.

The Alpina Gstaad’s Executive Chef, Michelin-starred Marcus G. Lindner expertly orchestrates The Alpina Gstaad’s culinary offerings – from the surprising and inventive cuisine of Japanese restaurant MEGU, to the gourmet dishes served at the Sommet restaurant, to the authentic local fare and cosy ambience of the Swiss Stübli.

Le Grand Bellevue

Le Grand Bellevue is situated in the upscale resort town of Gstaad, Switzerland. Accommodation consists of a variety of guest rooms and suites, each equipped with a flat-screen TV, in-room safe, a Nespresso machine, a minibar and an en-suite bathroom. Guests can enjoy delicious meals at any of the on-site restaurants. Other amenities offered are internet access, bars, a spa, a sauna, an outdoor relaxation pool, a fitness centre, a cinema, a tennis court and a beauty salon.

Park Gstaad

Park Gstaad is nestled amid the Swiss Alps in Gstaad. The surrounding area offers activities including ice-kart racing, dog sled rides and skiing in the winter, with summer activities including cycling, horseback riding and climbing to mention but a few.

The hotel offers chalets, suites, and rooms, with all options including a balcony or terrace which provide breath-taking views of the surroundings. A spacious living area with TV entertainment, a dining area, and aromatherapeutic bathroom amenities are also included in each room.

The hotel offers a variety of on-site restaurants, each with its own unique cuisine and atmosphere. The property features its own golf course, with a 1000 square meter spa providing tranquility with an indoor saltwater pool, Jacuzzi, saunas, Turkish baths, and a gym.

Gstaad Palace

Open in 2019 from June 22 to September 2019. Closed until December 19th. Open again from th 20th of December 2019 to the 8th of March 2020.

Gstaad Palace is a family owned and operated hotel in Switzerland. The historic space now serves as the hotel's La Fromagerie, with a champagne truffle fondue, and the terrace of the well known Lobby Bar. The hotel offers 90 Stylishly decorated rooms and suites. Whether double rooms or the spectacular penthouse suite with three bedrooms - only high-quality materials were processed everywhere. In addition, all are equipped with the latest technical requirements. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Swiss Alps. From the Walig hut, which is located 1,700 meters above Gsteig, you have an impressive view of Gstaad and the Saanenland. Guests can listen to live music here, enjoy afternoon tea or sip champagne late into the night. For something more formal, dine at the hotel’s Le Restaurant, Le Grill Rotisserie or at the authentic Italian Gildo’s Ristorante.

Ultima Gstaad

This is undoubtedly one of the finest properties in Switzerland. Located in the desirable Gstaad resort, Ultima’s multi-award-winning hotel is known for its 5-star superior service and outstanding wellness and ski facilities. This is a year-round location for winter sports, hiking and shopping.

Here, traditional Swiss architecture is entwined with the modern comforts of today’s world. There are three wooden chalets of 11 suites, six private residences, a restaurant and two inviting bars. Plus, there’s a leading Swiss clinic and spa for recharging to full.

Each space is exquisitely crafted for snug evenings after a day of skiing in the mountains. Think steam fireplaces (child and dog friendly), lavish bathrooms and dark, swirling marble from floor to ceiling, and balconies with breathtaking and inescapable views of Alps.

Put your comfort and health in the hands of world-leading medical professionals at Ultima Gstaad’s leading Swiss clinic and spa. You will find unmatched technologies, techniques and standards in these luxuriously curated havens of white and black marble.

At the Aesthetic Clinic, we offer treatments such as detoxes, check-ups, botox, laser, and DNA tests — to name a few. And at Ultima Spa, which has partnered with Swiss Perfection, a leading brand known for its anti-ageing therapies and treatments, there are tailored solutions to meet every guest’s needs.

Beau-Rivage Hotel Neuchâtel

The Beau-Rivage Hotel Neuchatel is serenely set on the shore of Neuchâtel lake in Switzerland with a beautiful view of the Alps. The hotel boasts 66 spacious rooms and suites. In-room features include flat-screen TVs, wireless internet access, individually controlled air conditioning, telephones and minibars.

Guests can dine at the elegant O’terroirs restaurant, sip drinks at the brasserie-style Veranda-Bar or have a casual meal in one of the private lounges. Other amenities include a gym, a private suite with hammam and a wellness centre and a day spa.

Hôtel Palafitte

Hôtel Palafitte is built on stilts on the waters of Lake Neuchatel, Switzerland. Accommodation options at the hotel include a selection between shore or lake pavilions, that feature private terraces, TVs, free Wi-Fi, office corners, telephones, coffee machines, and mini-bars. Guests can enjoy a meal at one of the

hotel's on-site restaurants, or a drink at the bar. Popular attractions include the International Watch and Clock Museum, and Latenium Park and Museum of Archaeology.

Beau-Rivage Palace Lausanne

Set on ten acres of private gardens on the shore of Lake Geneva in Lausanne, the Beau-Rivage Palace exudes serenity and history. With 5 different room types and 8 different suites, guests are sure to find accommodation tailored to their needs. The hotel attracts international attention with its restaurant, Anne-Sophie Pic. It also features six other restaurants that offer local fusion as well as Japanese and Italian cuisine. Unique to this hotel is the 'Le Montreux' Steamboat which turns into a floating restaurant from June to September. The 75000 bottle wine cellar contains many vintages from the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Lavaux vineyard. The hotel’s Cinq Mondes Spa has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, nine treatment rooms and two tennis courts.

Château d'Ouchy

Château d'Ouchy is located directly on the shores of Lake Geneva, in the middle of a lush and charming park. Accommodation consists of a variety of guest rooms and suites, each equipped with an en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, a minibar, a safety deposit box and a flat-screen TV. Guests can enjoy delicious meals at the on-site restaurant. Other amenities offered are internet access, a bar, a fitness center, a swimming pool, a sauna and a hammam.

Lausanne Palace

Set in proximity to an array of restaurants, bars and shopping options, Lausanne Palace offers accommodation located in Lausanne, Switzerland. The hotel provides stunning views of Lake Geneva and the Alps. The luxurious rooms and suites featured come equipped with Wi-Fi, minibars, safes, bathroom amenities, and other conveniences. Select rooms and suites also have balconies or terraces, and presidential suites also have Jacuzzis. Guests can conveniently dine at an array of on-site restaurants. The hotel also offers two bars and a spa featuring a heated indoor pool, relaxation areas, a jacuzzi, saunas and hammams.

Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa

The Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa in Lausanne is set in a 5000 m2 park, offering an oasis of tranquillity right in the heart of the city. The spacious and elegant accommodation includes coffee machines with complimentary tea and coffee supplies as well as free Wi-Fi. Guests can dine at the terrace restaurant, and relax with drinks in the lobby lounge and the cigar lounge. The hotel also features a rooftop SkyLounge, and guests have access to a spa that offers pools, steam rooms, saunas, and Jacuzzis.

Unique experiences

Discover Suisse Selection’s once-in-a-lifetime activities, to be included in your personal itinerary.

Glacier 3,000
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Adrian the Goatherd
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Creux du Van
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Lavaux
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La Maison du Gruyère
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Clock Museum
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Make your own watch
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Omega Museum
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Patek Philippe Museum
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Maison Cailler
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Luxury and Sport Car Rental (Geneva)
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Heartbeat
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Savoir Vivre
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Dolce Vita
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Heidiland
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Gourmet Tour
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Boutique Tour
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Glacier Express Tour
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