YOU NEED SWITZERLAND
With majestic mountains, strong cultural heritage, storybook charming alpine villages, delicious food, superb glacier skiing, and untouched nature – what more could you ask for?
Switzerland is NOW open to Canadian travellers who can prove they are fully vaccinated. No quarantine, no tests. Just arrive and start your adventure.
Plus, to entice you even further, book an air & land inclusive ski package with Merit Travel and save $200 per booking. Must be booked by December 31, 2021. Valid for travel to December 2022.
The famed Scenic Peaks of Switzerland’s High Alp – whether its Grindelwald’s Eiger, St Moritz’s-Glacier of Piz Rosatsch, Engelberg’s Titlis, or Zermatt’s Matterhorn – are simply legendary. Plus, the ski resorts, charming villages and cosmopolitan cities that exist beneath hold treasures to storied pasts and unforgettable experiences for you to explore. You need Switzerland today! Our experienced Merit Ski Agents will give their professional suggestions and advise on the select ski resorts and experiences that are best suited to you. All the while, considering the best value for your dollar.
How can we list the abundance of winter activities in Switzerland? From castles to crafts museums and art galleries, to the Lindt chocolate museum and numerous cheese museums, to simply eating your way around town, there’s a huge abundance of things to do before you even step into what nature offers. It would of course be a crime to miss these natural marvels, from thermal baths to scenic cable car rides, to ice skating, the list goes on and on. Must-dos on our list? Panoramic train rides like the Grand Train Tour or Glacier Express, and the annual Spengler Cup, the oldest invitational ice hockey tournament in the world.
SWISS ALPINE VILLAGE + CITY LODGING
Switzerland has some of the best and most comfortable lodgings the world over. Choose from typically Swiss hotels, lifestyle design hotels, historic and family hotels and Chalets, and wellness & spa hotels. When you book with Merit Travel Ski Vacations, we’ll make sure the savings is built in – with best rate-of-the-day offers, and packages with sumptuous daily breakfasts and dinners included. Add on pre and post ski experiences to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the medieval towns of Berne and Lucerne, and the chic Swiss cities of Zurich and Geneva.
**NEW SPECIAL OFFERS**
Pay 6 nights, get 7! Choose from studios, 1-, 2-, 3- or 4-bedroom apartments Available Dec 1-Dec 18, 2021, Feb 5-Mar 12, 2022 and Mar 12-Apr 16, 2022
SWISSTAINABLE! BE GOOD TO THE EARTH
Swisstainable is all about having one’s finger on the pulse – and maximum relaxation in a natural setting:
1. Enjoy nature up close and at first hand
2. Experience the local culture in an authentic way
3. Consume regional products
4. Stay for longer and delve deeper
**SEMI-INCLUSIVE WINTER PACKAGE!**
Board a cable car in Engelberg and travel to Alpine Lodge Trubsee, located amidst a magnificent mountain landscape perched 1800m above sea-level.
- Package Includes: Overnight at the Alpine Lodge Trubsee, breakfast buffet each morning, 4-course dinner each evening, daily ski pass (also valid on arrival and departure day).
- Other complimentary items: Sauna available 4pm-8pm, free snowshoe rentals, access to slide park, 82 km slopes from 1000m to 3020m, karaoke at the onsite bar (on request), home cinema.
- Activities available for a fee: sledging, SnowXpark
FEATURED HOTEL: KEMPINSKI PALACE ENGELBERG
Perched high in the mountains in the heart of Switzerland, located only a short distance from Lucerne, the Kempinski Palace Engelberg sits at the foot of the Titlis mountain. The historic Grand Hotel from 1904 combines the charm of the Belle Époque era with the most modern luxury comfort for the discerning guests.
*Terms and conditions: offers subject to availability at time of booking. As to images: Switzerland Tourism c/o Andre Meier, Florian Frey; Titlis Resort; Kempinski Hotel