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Globus Tours with Switzerland


Switzerland,  a federal republic,  is a landlocked country bordered by Germany, France, Austria and Liechtenstein.  It is  the  birthplace of the Red Cross and was not invaded in either World War I or II. Switzerland has existed as a state in its present form since 1848, but its early loose confederation dates to the 13th century.  Traces of man living in Switzerland date back 150,000 years. Glaciers are found in the Swiss Alps, and from these come several major rivers: the Rhine, the Rhone, the Inn, and the Ticino. Lake Geneva, Lake Constance, and Lake Maggiore are important. Mountain peaks abound: Monte Rosa, the Matterhorn, Jungfrau, Eiger, Piz Bernina.  Basel, Bern, Fribourg, Geneva, Lucerne, Ticino, Lugano, and Zurich are major cities. Switzerland is home to large multinational  companies: Glencore,  Nestle,  Novartis, Hoffmann-LaRoche,  AABB,  Adeco, UBS AG, Zurich Financial Services, Credit Suisse, Swiss Re, and the Swatch Group.  The  Nobel  Peace Prize has been awarded 9 times to organizations residing in Switzerland. There have been 113 Nobel  Prize winners in fields with some relation to  Switzerland .  Albert Einstein developed his theory of relativity while working in  Bern. The Lucerne Festival, the Montreux Jazz Festival, and the Locarno International Film Festival are held annually. A statue of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, writer and philosopher, can be seen in  Geneva. The most famous Swiss  literary work would have to be Heidi  by Johanna Spyn.  This a most interesting country to visit on your Globus tour.


Globus Escorted Tours featuring Switzerland:


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CodeGlobus Journeys - Tour nameDescriptionDaysRetail FromMap
ZG The Best of Switzerland 8 days from Zürich to Zürich 8 $2,969.00
HF Essential Europe 9 days from Rome to Paris 9 $3,299.00
HG European Highlights 9 days from London to Rome 9 $2,899.00
HD European Sampler 9 days from Amsterdam to Paris 9 $2,929.00
ZH Spectacular Switzerland 9 days from Zurich to Zurich 9 $3,339.00
HFT Essential Europe with London 11 days from Rome to London 11 $3,899.00
HDT European Sampler with London 11 days from Amsterdam to London 11 $3,549.00
ZC The Best of Austria & Switzerland 11 days from Vienna to Zürich 11 $3,869.00
LI Italian Mosaic 13 days from Rome to Rome 13 $3,949.00
CB Ultimate Alaska & the Yukon 13 Day Tour from Anchorage to Anchorage 13 $4,799.00
HA European Tapestry 14 days from Amsterdam to Paris 14 $3,889.00
SG South American Odyssey 15 Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago 15 $5,119.00
HAT European Tapestry with London 16 days from Amsterdam to London 16 $4,469.00
SGQ South American Odyssey with Amazon 19 days from Manaus to Santiago 19 $6,269.00
SGE2 South American Odyssey with Easter Island 19 days from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago 19 $6,319.00
SGE South American Odyssey with Peru 22 days from Rio de Janeiro to Lima 22 $7,129.00
SGY2 South American Odyssey with Amazon & Easter Island 23 days from Manaus to Santiago 23 $7,459.00
SGY South American Odyssey with Amazon & Peru 26 days from Manaus to Lima 26 $8,249.00


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