Built in 1896, the legendary Hotel Schweizerhof is ideally situated in the center of posh St. Moritz. Amid the ambience of a traditional family-run inn, it offers two quaint restaurants serving Alpine specialties, a rooftop wellness center with a sauna and massage, and picture-perfect lake and mountain views. Spacious guestrooms are rendered in contemporary décor and fitted with crisp white linens.
Barchetta Excelsior
Set in the heart of the city on the Piazza Cavour, the grand Hotel Barchetta Excelsior overlooks peaceful Lake Como and is just minutes from the domed Renaissance Cathedral. Its two restaurants serve fine Mediterranean and regional cuisine. Recently renovated guestrooms, tastefully appointed in elegant fabrics and artwork, offer a full array of modern amenities.

Swiss Alps & Italian Lakes

Swiss Alps & Italian Lakes                           book online
June 19 - 27, 2011         

Literary luminaries in the 19th century heralded the idyllic treasures of Italy’s Lake District and Switzerland’s snow-capped Alps in praise-filled travelogues. Since then, not much has changed in these pristine parts of Europe. Begin your exploration in St. Moritz, often called the Top of the World. Visit the Upper Engadine village of Zuoz, and board the Bernina Express for one of the most scenic rail journeys in Europe. Then, travel to the picturesque town of Como to experience la dolce vita in Italy! Cruise on lovely Lake Como, the deepest lake in Italy, and journey to cosmopolitan Milan. Visit its Duomo, La Scala Opera House and Santa Maria delle Grazie to view da Vinci’s The Last Supper. Sail to the Borromean Islands and admire their 16th-century villa, baroque palace and gardens, and picturesque fishing village.





Indulge in the cosmopolitan ambience of the jet-set resort town of St. Moritz nestled in an Upper Engadine valley beneath Piz Nair.

Visit the village of Zuoz and admire traditional Swiss mountain culture.

Board the historic Bernina Express and travel a scenic Alpine rail route from Tirano to St. Mortiz.

Embark on a cruise on Lake Como.

Visit fashionable Milan and see Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper. 

Cost  Special Tulane pricing is from approximately $3120 per person, plus airfare, and V.A.T., based on double occupancy. An Air Program will be offered.

Booking  For booking information please contact Alumni Holidays International at 800-323-7373, or  Tulane Alumni Travel at 877-488-5263.

Specific trip details (itinerary, meals, sightseeing & accommodations) will be published in the brochure.

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