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Zurich • Emmental Valley • Bern • Montreux • Matterhorn • Bernese Highlands • Lucerne • Appenzell

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Trip Includes

  • Flights from anywhere in the United States and flights between countries as per your itinerary. (all necessary flights on your trip are included)
  • Daily Mass will be scheduled.
  • Airport Taxes, Security Fees & Fuel Surcharges Saving you an average of $400-$600!
  • Transfers as per itinerary.
  • 4 or 5 star hotels in downtown areas.
  • Transportation with luxury bus.
  • All breakfasts.
  • All tips to driver, hotel, and tour guide. If you feel that the tour guide did a great job, offering them extra tips is greatly appreciated.
  • Guided Tours and Tour Fees ~ Our tour guides are very caring, licensed, and well educated. Many of our guides have their PhD's.
  • Luggage handling (1 suitcase and 1 carry-on per person)
  • Single Supplement (as long as the passengers is willing to room with someone and allows us to provide them with a roommate. If the passenger wants a guaranteed room to of their own, then they have to pay the $900 single supplement)
  • Remember: Our trips are not more expensive during high season ~ Passengers will never be expected to pay extra for anything while on the trip.
  • NOTE: If you wish to deepen your knowledge of the Catholic Faith as a preparation for this pilgrimage, we recommend the following book as it is faithful to the teachings of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church (Imprimatur by ARCHBISHOP FELIPE AGUIRRE FRANCO): The Catholic Faith in Easy Terms. Introduction, Nihil Obstat, and Imprimatur by Archbishop Felipe Aguirre Franco.
Trip Does Not Include

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Covid Testing Costs (time for required Covid tests will be built into the tour)
  • Trip Insurance. Work directly with Travel Guard to protect your investment and insure your money. There are different packages to choose from depending on what your travel needs are. Use the above link or the link right below the picture of the Pope on our home page to visit their site.
Steps For Registration

  1. Call us (855) 842-8001 or register online with a credit card and pay your $500 deposit per person to save your spot. The $500 deposit is part of the total price of the trip.
  2. A $1,000 Additional Deposit (AD) per person is due one month from the registration. The AD is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).
  3. The balance is due 4 months before the trip departure date. The balance is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).

  • Mail all checks and correspondence to:
  • Proximo Travel
    PO Box 561
    Auburn, MA 01501

  • NOTE: If you sign up for a trip within 4 months of the departure date, you pay the deposit of $500 with a credit card and the balance is required to be overnighted in the form of a personal check, money order or bank check.

  • Trip Itinerary

    Day 1: Fly to Zurich, Switzerland.

    Day 2: Tour of the city by bus. Zurich is Switzerland's largest city and a center for the business world in Europe. It is located in north-central Switzerland, at the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich. See the Limmat River, the famous St. Peter's Church, the Fraumuenster with its famous Chagall windows and the twin-spired Grossmuenster. Drive to Emmental Valley and visit the beautiful village of Wasen. Dinner and overnight in Wasen.

    Day 3: Enjoy a full day in the Emmental Valley through which the River Emme flows. Enjoy the picturesque villages with their long tradition of craftsmanship. Experience watching craftsmen at work; visit a farm and a Emmental dairy, where the famous Emmentaler (Swiss) cheese is made. Dinner and overnight in Wasen.

    Day 4: Visit Berne, Switzerland's Capital. Experience the old Town with its quaint streets, the Parliament, and the famous Clock Tower of Zytgloggeturm. Then off to Switzerland's best-preserved medieval towns, Murten, located along Lake Murten. Visit Avenches, the sight of the old Roman capital of Helvetii (Switzerland), with its Roman amphi-theatre; stop at the village of Broc where we will visit the Nestle Chocolate Factory. Enjoy a chocolate tasting. Then proceed to Montreux, rightly called the "Pearl of the Swiss Riviera" on the shores of Lake Geneva. Dinner and overnight in Montreux.

    Day 5: Today, We will visit the mountain village of Zermatt (over 5,000 ft.), a sports resort that lies at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn (over 14,000 ft.). The view is spectacular where you see the view of the Alps at best. Experience the horse-drawn carriages or electric carts. Dinner and overnight in Montreux.

    Day 6: Visit the Berner Oberland, located in central Switzerland and known for its summer and winter resorts, the small village of Gstaad, where chalets are owned by royalty and Hollywood stars; the resort of Lauterbrunnen with its famous Staubbach Falls. Take a train to the automobile-free mountainside village of Wengen (4,200 ft.). Wengen is famous for walks, climbs and its gorgeous sunset. Dinner and overnight in Wengen.

    Day 7: Free day in Wengen. You could walk on the mountain footpaths, take a train or a cable car. The tour guide will explain all the incredible options to enjoy on this day. Dinner and overnight in Wengen.

    Day 8: Visit Brienz and enjoy a a demonstration of the art of woodcarving. Then off to Lucerne with its old stone walls and watch towers. See the Lion Monument, the Old Town, the famous wooden Kapellbruecl (Chapel Bridge), the Jesuit Church, and the 17th century Town Hall. Dinner and overnight in Zurich.

    Day 9: Visit Liechtenstein, famous for its fancy postage stamps, the countryside of the Canton (State) of Appenzell which its fruit trees, barns, farms, and the Brown Swiss cows with their bells. Explore the quaint village of Appenzell, with its flower-bedecked houses, rustic streets, hand-carved wooden items, and the Appenzell boedeli (wooden milk pails). Visit Liechtenstein's capital of Vaduz, situated below the castle of Crown Prince Hans Adam II. Dinner and overnight in Zurich.

    Day 10: Fly back home from Zurich.

    Please note: We do our best to ensure that all sites listed in this itinerary will be seen. However, due to scheduling conflicts, or other circumstances beyond our control, sites may be visited on a different day than listed. If this happens it will also necessitate a change in the restaurant for dinner. However, we will never sacrifice the quality of the meal, all restaurants will meet Proximo Travel's very high standards. Since we have several different trip configurations touring at the same time, it is likely that groups on different tours will be combined when their itineraries overlap in certain areas.


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