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Day 1 Friday 29th December
Arrive at Zurich airport where you'll be met by your Sports Travel Tours Representative who will get you aboard our private bus bound for Davos. On arrival in the mountain resort of Davos, we'll head to our hotel the 4-star Hard Rock with its incredible views out to the mountains. For lunch we are on the rooftop terrace where you'll enjoy lunch with 360-degree mountain views and the best and your first view of the unique Vaillant Arena, home of the Spengler Cup. Once lunch is over, we head into the Arena for the first of the knockout games as the Quarter Finals begin. After the excitement of the first quarter final walk back to the Hard Rock where we'll meet you on the Patio for our private in between games party. The party includes sumptuous traditional Swiss food, beer, wine and sodas, big screen TV's along with music. Then it’s time to head back over to the Arena for the evening quarter final game.
Day 2 Saturday 30th December
After breakfast you have a choice of fun events to take part in. For those who want to etch their names into STT folklore we have the 2nd annual Bavarian Curling Competition (don't worry there are instructors who'll assist with the finer points of the game!!) if you fancy something more energetic then you can spend the morning on the historic outdoor rink skating to your heart’s content. If sightseeing is more to your liking, then why not take the funicular up to the top of the Schatzalp mountain with panoramic views across the local area, it’s a photographer’s dream - you can also relax in the Schatzalp Hotel with a hot drink just as Thomas Mann did 100 years ago whilst he penned the monumental novel The Magic Mountain. This afternoon we have the first of the semi-finals, our in between games party and then the evening Semi Final 2.
Day 3 Sunday 31st December
The culmination of the 95th edition of the Spengler Cup comes today. After breakfast, we have a leisurely morning before heading over to the Arena as the lunchtime Final gets underway and a new Champion is crowned. You'll have the chance to enjoy the celebrations before heading back to the hotel to rest up for our New Year's Eve Party. Our Hockey New Year's Eve Party begins at 8pm - you're invited to come in your favourite Hockey jersey and we'll have big screen's showing the NHL action live throughout the night, as well as having some fun interactive games along with a smorgasbord of food and drink throughout the evening. We'll finish on the rooftop where you'll have a final view of the mountains whilst sipping champagne. It’s a great way to end your stay in Davos.
Day 4 Monday 1st January
After a final breakfast we check out and head back through the mountains to Zurich where we'll check in for our final night at the 4* Sheraton. Then it’s back onto the bus for a tour of this picturesque city which includes a boat cruise on lake Zurich with views that you'll long remember. This evening is free to explore the city (if the Zurich Lions are in town we can also arrnage tickets for a game at the Swiss Life Arena).
Day 5 Tuesday 2nd January
After breakfast we take you back to the airport for your flight home.
Q: Do you offer Flights for this package?
A: Yes we can add flights for you from your chosen departure point. Please call us on 1 866 476 7139 for a custom quote
Q: If we choose to book our own flights what city should we arrive into and what time should we ensure we arrive?
A: You should arrive into Zurich (ZRH) as that is the only airport we provide transfers from. We would recommend you to arrive no later than 10am (Zurich time) to ensure there is time to get to Davos for the first event.
Q: Can we add extra nights at the start or the end of the trip in Davos or Zurich?
A: Yes, extra nights are available in Zurich before or after the trip concludes. We can also add extra nights in Davos, however we do not offer transfers from Zurich to Davos on other dates. The distance from Zurich to Davos is 150km and takes approx 2 hours. If you would like a quote for extra nights please call us on 1 866 476 7139.
Q: Are there any other ways to get from Zurich to Davos if I choose to arrive earlier or depart later?
A: There is a train that depart from Zurich to Davos Platz (about a 15 minute walk from the hotel). It is NOT a direct service there is at least 1 change to make.
Q: What meals are included in the package?
A: Breakfast is included every day at both our Zurich and Davos hotels. Where the itinerary shows a rooftop lunch this is also included. On days that do not show the rooftop lunch in the itinerary you will be expected to find your own lunch and pay for it. Where the itinerary states that there is an in between games party then this includes a 2 course meal which is included, the timing of this meal will be between 5.45pm and 7.45pm. Where this is not stated in the itinerary then you will be expected to find and pay for your own meal. Finally The New Year's Eve Party includes a 3 course meal and begins at 8pm.
Q: Where are the Tickets for the Spengler Cup Located?
A: As the official supplier for the competition our tickets are located between the blue lines and are guaranteed to be seated togetehr no matter the size of your party.
STT's rooftop lunch creates a unique place for our guests to enjoy local food in a venue with spectacular views. It’s a fantastic way for everyone to get to know each other prior to the day's games. Our chef will be designing different menus throughout the tournament and with a selection of sodas, tea, coffee and hot chocolate you'll be raring to go for the first game.
Our In Between Games Party is the very best way to enjoy the break between games. We're taking over the tented outdoor patio at the Hard Rock Hotel for the 2 hours between the afternoon and evening games. There will be a sit down 2 course meal included along with drinks options, we'll have a giant screen TV showing the latest hockey games from around the NHL and European Leagues as well as a selection of great music as you'd expect from the Hard Rock brand. it's going to be the premier experience in town!!
As the Spengler Cup's Official Tour Provider when you travel with us you'll get certain perks that no one else can bring you. In 2023 you'll be getting closer than anyone else to the event as we take you behind the scenes not once but twice. Our first exclusive photo experience is with the trophy itself. We'll visit the home of the trophy during the tournament and take pictures both individually and as a group with one of the most famous cups in Hockey. Our second photo experience takes us down to the ice itself, pre-game you'll get to have your photo taken in one of the world's most unique arena's. We can't wait to see how jealous your friends will be!!
What better way to round off a hockey trip to the mountains of Switzerland, than a New Year's Eve Party. But this isn't just any normal New Year's Eve. First of all, it’s not a black tie event, it’s a wear your favourite Hockey Jersey type event - and there will be a prize for the most unique jersey!! We'll have live NHL games on throughout the event as well as interactive games to test your hockey (and non-hockey skills) There will be a sumptuous local menu with drinks throughout the evening and we culminate with a trip to the roof where you'll have a final view of the mountains whilst sipping champagne. Ring in 2024 in true Hockey Style!
STT's 2nd Annual Bavarian Curling tournament will take place at the Spengler Cup in 2023 with large crowds expected (probably one man and a dog!!) In all seriousness, this fun morning on the outdoor ice rink in the shadows of the Ice Arena will start with a quick lesson as to the rules and the techniques (it’s a mixture of bowls and curling), followed by an hour's play. As its outdoors, we'll make sure there are plenty of hot drinks to keep everyone warm!!
Our sightseeing tour of this beautiful lake front city lasts for approximately 3 hours and begins with a 45-minute bus tour and a 1-hour walking tour highlighting the architecture and history of the old town. Then we board a boat for a 1.5-hour cruise along the lake with incredible views of the city on one side and the snow-capped Albis Mountain range on the other. After all this if you still want more, we can add on a visit to the FIFA Football Museum (extra cost).
We always recommend you take out Travel Insurance and below we've listed just some of the reasons why:
|All pricing is per person|
|Single 1 guest per room||4899 USD|
|Double 2 guests per room||3649 USD|
|Pay deposit only||1000 USD|
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