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any suggestions?????

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any suggestions?????

21st March - arrival at VENICE

22nd March - VENICE

23rd March - Transfer to COMO,

24th March - Transfer to Bern, Swtzerland,

25th march - Day tour to JUNGFRAUJOCH and back to Bern

26th March - Sight seeing in bern

27th March - Day Tour To gruyees, stay at Bern

28th March - Day Tour to lucern Stay at bern

29th March - Transfer to Zurich airport for flight back at 11 am.

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1. Re: any suggestions?????

Hi rahulgp99

A few things:

1. You are trying to do and see too much in too short a space of time. You need at least 2 full days in Venice. (3 or 4 are better!).

2. It will take you several hours to get from Venice to Como and you will see little of Como and the region if you leave for Bern the next day.

3. Even though the town of Bern is wonderful it makes no sense at all to base yourself there and then take day tours to the places you list. It would make loads more sense to stay at Spiez, on Lake Thun and visit the Jungfrau region and Gruyères from there. You can also go to Bern as a day trip from Spiez, in around 30 mins.

4. Do not take a day tour to Luzern and then come back to the Oberland if you are ending up in Zurich as this is serious back-tracking!

Here is what I would suggest, given the time you have available:

21 March - arrive Venice

22 March - Venice

23 March - train to Milan in early pm and then connect to Spiez via Brig (Note: Eliminate Como. If you stay in Spiez you are staying on a lake anyway! and you need the time elsewhere)

24/25/26 March - either visit Gruyères,Bern OR Jungfraujoch, depending on weather. Bern is ideal if it is raining. Gruyères is OK in the rain. For the Jungfraujoch you must have clear weather

25/26 March - visit whichever you didn't see on 24th

27 March - free day for lake trip, or to visit Ballenberg Open Air Museum if it is open.

28 March - transfer to Zurich, stopping in Luzern for the day. (Train Spiez to Interlaken Ost, then to Luzern OR train to Bern, change for Luzern). Have about 6-7 hours in Luzern. The old town is very small and can been seen in an hour or so. The Swiss Transport Museum is well worth a visit and you need at least 3 hours there. You can most likely also take a lake boat. These will be running on a limited schedule in March. Spend the night in Zurich and walk around the old town which is much more extensive and I personally think far more beautiful than Luzern's.

29 March - transfer to airport. If European flight be there over an hour in advance, and it will take 15 mins on the train from central Zurich. If an inter-continental flight you will need to be there at least 2 hours ahead.

26 March -

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2. Re: any suggestions?????

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