Group Supersport Driving Tour
Sample a selection of exceptional cars in a superb setting of amazing Swiss Alps on a two day tour into the heart of the Bernese Alps and luxury watch makers valley in Jura Region. Taste the authenticity of the region and go through a unique tour combined with truly breathtaking experiences.
The Tour At A Glance
Tour duration: 3 nights, 2 days touring
Start / Finish: Geneva, Switzerland Total circuit: 500 KM May – October 2013
Accommodation: 5 star or 4 star selection included
Tour highlights: Saint-Cergues, The Peaks of the Jura, the Gros-de-Vaud, the Gruyere Land, over the Jaunpass into the Simmental, Interlaken, Gstaad, Spiez, Lake Thun.
Arrive at Geneva Airport where you will be met and then transferred to the city by private limousine. Check into the 5 Star Hotel. Enjoy hotel’s world class spa. After relaxing afternoon, you will be met by your tour guide at the hotel’s restaurant at 7pm, and over a welcome drink, you will be walked through the itinerary for the next days.
Overnight: 5 Star Hotel.
After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Geneva Airport for the historical DC3 plane flight experience. As the plane’s construction allows to flight at a very low level you will literally be able to touch the peaks of Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest mountain, and be impressed by majestic shield of Matterhorn Mountain, one of the nicest rocks in Europe, during your one hour experience.
Your super sport cars will be ready right at the airport tarmark after landing in Sion. There you will be met by your Tour Leader and after a briefing and walkthrough, you will be on your way seated in super sport car going towards Interlaken via alpine roads. The lunch will be taken in Gstaad, one of the most famous Swiss ski resort. After lunch you head into Spiez and hotel Eden for ‘co!ee & cakes’. This cosy hotel o!ers beautiful views of the Thun Lake from its terrace restaurant. We will continue towards Interlaken, the final destination of our day, after the co!ee break.
Gourmet four-course dinner at the hotel’s restaurant. Overnight: 5 Star Hotel.
The first part of today’s tour will take you on the road along Lake Thun, full of amazing views. Look forward to Jaun Pass, a driver’s paradise! This pass o!ers a truly fun road and impressive views across the valley. After this adrenalin rush, we continue to Gruyeres, a picturesque historical village known for its famous ‘Gruyeres’ cheese production. After our traditional Swiss lunch (fondue or raclette) you will have a short visit to the cheese factory.
Second run of the day will take us to Valley de Joux, famous luxury watch making area in Jura region, where ateliers of brands like Brequet, Gerard Perregaux are located.
We will have a one hour private visit of Louis Moinet atelier, one of the greatest watchmakers ever. Louis Moinet created the first tailor made watch for Napoleon Bonaparte using exclusive materials like stones from Moon or Mars. This independent watch brand of Saint-Blaise, specializies in the creation of high-end timepieces, often featuring exotic materials and innovative technology, under-pinned by the philosophy of limited edition mechanical art. Guests can literally touch the stones from Moon and Mars and watch these artists work. The final part of your tour will take you through a technical mountain and country roads back to Geneva.
Spa treatment at client’s selection. Gourmet 4-course dinner at the hotel’s restaurant combined with local wine tasting. Private violin performance by Swiss violinist, Eva Simonin, who plays classical music repertory as well as pop-music and tango nuevo.
Overnight: 5 Star Hotel
Your airport transfer will be organized depending your flight schedule.
Proposed Cars for your Tour
- Ferrari 458 Italia Spider
- Bentley Continental GT (V8)
- Porsche 911 S Convertible
- Jaguar F-Type V8 S
How the driving tour works
- The escort car driven by the support team leads/accompanies the group.
- During the tour, several stops are planned to swap drivers sitting in each car, thereby allowing every participant to drive di!erent models.
- All cars are equipped with pre-programmed GPS units and walkie-talkies to communicate between vehicles.
Add Ons: Chauffeured Shopping & Sightseeing tour in Geneva and surroundings
Geneva is known as the world capital of luxury watch and jewellery making, home to Rolex, Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin and other major creators like Gilbert Albert, Adler, Chopard and hosting brands like Bulgary, Léon Hatot, Boucheron.
9:00 am Meet & Greet – Welcome clients at their hotel
9:30 am Visit watch factory (according to availability)
- Vacheron Constantin, the oldest Swiss watch manufacturer (1755)
- Franck Muller, master of complications
- Roger Dubuis, brand name of luxury watches and jewellery
- De Witt, Haute Horlogerie Manufacture producing exclusive luxury watch
- Any others – on special client’s request
10:30 am Transfer to Geneva’s center
11:00 am Visit the only shop in the French speaking Switzerland for the legendary ‘Original Swiss Army Knife’. Give your Victorinox knife a personal touch, engrave your name yourself.
12:00 am Lunch suggestions
- Restaurant du Parc des Eaux-Vives
- Le Lion d’Or, Cologny
- Lunch cruise Philippe Chevrier 2:00 pm The utmost of luxury – rue du Rhône.
- Louis Vuitton
4:00 pm Gerard Pere & Fils
Certainly one of the greatest specialists in Europe, who provides counselling to famous people coming from all over the world. He created the first Bank of cigar.
5:00 pm Transfer to the Geneva Countryside
Promenade through the Geneva countryside: an amazing revelation – captivating scenery, with its meadows, forests, vineyards, hills and villages crowded around the church. Stop at one of the excellent wine cellars for a wine or wine and product tasting.
Fine food boutique at Domaine de Châteauvieux, a gastronomic stop with 2 stars in Michelin guide which o!ers a complete range of artisanal products in a pleasant surrounding.
5:30 pm Wine tasting at Domaine du Paradis (Paradise wine estate) Geneva is Switzerland’s third largest wine – producing canton and has excellent wines.
6:30 pm Transfer back to Geneva
7:00 pm Back at the hotel
Overnight at 5 Star Hotel (single room inclusive of breakfast)