Days Swiss Shopping & Sight-seeing
Europe tours become very expensive, travellers begin to hesitate at the
thought of going there. A good solution would be to book your
accommodation in Switzerland with us and we will take you shopping in
Switzerland and Italy. You are able to save on accommodation and
transport because we show you the cheapest way.
The places that we take you to, are those patronise by the Swiss
themselves - where better should tourists go shopping, if not to the
places where the local people go? Swiss are said to be very price and
dedicated to those who love shopping:
Bahnhofstrasse in the
northern part of Switzerland - Upmarket shopping which includes
departmental stores like Globus and Jemoli and boutiques or shops like
Bally, Prada, Jaeger, Rolex, Omega, Tag Heuer, Benetton, etc. Other
department stores include Manor etc. Other boutiques include H
& M, Vero Moda etc.
Outlet Shopping - Situated
in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland and just 40 minutes' drive
from Milan (Italy), FoxTown with its factory
outlets have all-year-round
discount of 30% to 70% on
surplus and garments from the previous season (manufacturers control
their stores directly here). The 130 stores consist of prestigious
brands of men's, women's and children's clothings, sports articles,
household goods and accessories.
Salvatore Ferragamo, Bally, Valentino, Gianni Versace, Gucci, Etro,
Cerruti, Dolce & Gabbana, Trussardi, Versace Classic, Yves
Saint Laurent, Miu Miu, Luciano Soprani, Missoni, Ralph Lauren blue
label, Ralph Lauren purple label, Helmut Lang etc.
wear brands include:
Adidas, Balmain, Calvin Klein, CK Jeans, Diadora, Diesel, Dockers,
Esprit, Ferre' Jeans, Fred Perry, Gucci, Guess, Helmut Lang, Iceberg
Jeans, Invicta, Levi's, Missoni Sport, Miu Miu, Pepe Jeans, Polo Jeans,
Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Sport, Prada, Prada Sport, Puma, Quiksilver,
Reebok, Replay, Stefanel, Tom Tailor, Tommy Hilfiger, Versace Jeans
Couture, Versace Sport etc.
Adidas, Chevignon, Diadora, Espirit, Invicta, Puma, Reebok, Replay,
Stefanel, Tom Tailor, Tommy Hilfiger, Versace Young, Haky Paki, Onyx,
Iana, 365 + Kids, Kid-cool, Kway, Ellepi, M9K, Tender etc.
- This is Switzerland's fashion capital in canton Ticino, the
Italian-speaking southern part of Switzerland. It is where some of
Asia's fashion merchandisers or fashion buyers go to take a look at the
latest fashion or buy before they arrive in Asia.
(Italy) - A fashion town
just across the Swiss border. Italian fashion about 2 seasons earlier
than other parts of the world.
Moritz - This is in the
eastern part of Switzerland where the wealthy go to enjoy their riches.
You'll be surprise that the prices of some goods here are cheaper than
those that you get back home!
- visit a town with the largest selection and the latest models of
Rolex watches! Well-known Swiss brands like Audemars
Piguet, Baum &
Mercier, Chopard, Franck Muller, Girard-Perregaux, Gucci, IWC, Omega,
Panerai, Piaget, Tag Heuer, Tudor, Swatch, etc
complete the extensive range of precious time pieces. Whatever you are
looking for, you could find it in Lucerne, from the smallest souvenir
to the most expensive watch, from chocolate to music boxes, from Swiss
army knives to cuckoo clocks - a truly "one-stop-shop"!
fiancee, boyfriends, sons etc) who may not be interested in shopping,
may want to try the following:
- visit Grossmünster and have a bird's eye view of
Zürich city. Visit Fraumünster known for its pretty
stained glass windows. Visit the largest clockface in Europe. Drink
coffee or eat a chocolate cake at Sprüngli, an upmarket
chocolate boutique. Visit the Lake of Zürich.
- Visit the old city of Mendrisio or simply go to these places in
Foxtown building or the next building: 1) Casino Admiral with 150 Slot
machines, 7 bars and a restaurant 2) CD / DVD shop 3) Bookshop 4) Art
Gallery 5) Hairdresser 6) Tailor 7) Snack Bar 8) Solarium etc. And/or
visit a nearby mountain with a wonderful view of the southern Swiss
Alps and the gorgeous lakes below (optional).
- Sip a cup of coffee on Piazza Grande, check out the little back
alleys. Stroll along the shores of Lake Lugano and simply enjoy the
- Visit its historical old town. Ship cruise or boat pedalling on Lake
Como (in summer only) (optional). Sit or stroll along the lake and just
enjoy the scenery.
Moritz - See the leaning
tower of St Moritz. Visit the Lake of St Moritz where the White Turf
takes place every year in February - where horses run races on this
-Visit the landmark of Lucerne, Chapel Bridge, and see the saddest
piece of monument according to Mark Twain, the Lion Monument. Stroll
along the Lake of Lucerne. Visit also the Picasso museum where the
whole world goes to see the paintings of Pablo Picasso as well as
photos of his private life (optional). Paintings by master painters are
also displayed at the Rosengart museum (optional).
- Transfers to and fro Zürich
airport / Hotel in Zürich / Zürich main train station.
- 5 nights hotel accommodation.
- 5 buffet breakfasts.
- 5 dinners.
- 1 tour guide.
- 1 touring vehicle.