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Let me start by saying – AMAZING! The level of service we received with Chantal & Max was unprecedented! This trip was special, as we wanted to combine our love (and business) of cheese and desire to see this beautiful country not as a tourist, but as something more more unique – personal, fully customized, and off the beaten track.
The service they provide YOU CANNOT DO YOURSELF – no matter how much research, planning or know how. They have not only the experience, the personal connections, but more importantly a level of service and ability to think outside of the box that transform your regular holiday to something magical. They hit the mark on every single level, and we will absolutely use their services for any and all future trips back to Switzerland!
Jennifer & Tim, Colorado, USA – January 2020
If you ever visit Switzerland and want an amazing experience you MUST call Chantal and Max. These guys are the best. I had a free day between business meetings and wanted to see the “real” Switzerland. Something off the beaten track. Chantal set up an amazing day and Max executed the memorable day flawlessly. By the end of the day I felt like I had known Max for much longer than 10 hours. Thank you guys for allowing me to see the true “heart” of Switzerland. I am sure I will be back to spend more time together.
Harris, Pennsylvania, USA – November 2019
Chantal and Max endeavored to understand our trip objectives and preferences, provided their valuable views and suggestions. We engaged them for 4 days and it turned out to be absolutely experiential. The quality of the places they brought us to we’re fantastic, truly local experience and engaging. Chantal does great planning and is detail oriented whilst Max delivers a highly personalized experience and goes the extra mile in every way he could. Thank you Chantal & Max for delivering your brand promise and for going out of your way to create a memorable travel experience for us.
Aileen & Henry, Singapore – October 2019
Chantal & Max are an extraordinary duo we can only recommend to orchestrate unforgettable moments, filled with emotion. The family tour they crafted for us was absolutely priceless.
Mickael & Frederique-Morgane, France – August 2019
Chantal and Max showed us Switzerland in a way that no brochure, picture, or ordinary tour could ever fully capture. From sweeping vistas to personal experiences with locals, they unveiled the true beauty of Switzerland – one perfectly tailored adventure at a time.
Natalie, Georgia, USA – July 2019
We had the most amazing trip to Switzerland and would highly recommend Chantal & Max. They took time to understand our needs and interests, and this resulted in a thoughtful itinerary that exceeded our expectations. The vacation was exquisite!
Lynda, Minnesota, USA – June 2019
…thank you for all your hard work setting up our fantastic tour of your beloved Switzerland!
Your taste in restaurants and hotels is exquisite !!!! We loved them all !! You two were absolutely awesome! We all are very grateful for the fabulous trip you put together for us.
Dean, California, USA – May 2019
Chantal & Max have been great to work with. Executing the travel itinerary by listening to our request and bring it to fruition. We were very grateful for their attention to detail, making the necessary modifications once our plans unexpectedly changed was priceless!! Thanks, for continuing to exceed our expectations and creating a memorable experience.
Antoine, Texas, USA (return traveller) – March 2019
This is the best agency I have ever used for planning travel experiences and adventures. Chantal was kind, organized and responsive when planning our trip in Switzerland. Max was our host and guide and he gave us an unforgettable tour. It’s probably not an exaggeration to say that it was the most fun we’ve had on any European vacation in over a decade… An exceptional experience! We will definitely be planning our next trips with Chantal & Max.
Dustin, Massachusetts, USA – March 2019
It was an exceptional experience. We stayed in hotels and locations that we would not have found on our own. It was seamless and a most memorable trip for all of us. We would highly recommend Chantal & Max.
Sarah-Kate, New York, USA – January 2019
When you visit a country where you know someone, you see that country like no tourist would ever see it. You see places and things perhaps known only to local residents and you hear the stories of what they know about their homeland and growing up there. Because of Chantal & Max, this is the kind of experience we had on our Swiss journey. A most memorable, unmatched time!
Rashida & Frank, Florida, USA – September 2018
We felt cared for throughout our planning and holiday. The hotels and activities were wonderful and felt exclusive. We very rarely had to deal with busloads of tourists and enjoyed interacting more with the locals to get a better idea of life in Switzerland rather than just checking things-to-see of a list. I wish we could find a team like yourselves for every one of our holidays!
Jennifer, South Africa – September 2018
Chantal & Max are both knowledgeable and ethical. They are a true pleasure to work with and I would definitely recommend them to fellow travelers.
Virginia, California, USA – June 2018
Chantal & Max’s travel services lived up to their mission of providing bespoke tours that give you the opportunity to interact with the true roots and artisans of Switzerland. We gave you a hard challenge of creating a Sunday adventure activity and elegant meal for eight and you delivered spectacularly. Additionally we had a short window of time to see and experience another part of the country, I didn’t have the time or knowledge to research all the logistics and you made it so easy.
Carlene, Oregon, USA – August 2021
We plan a call to get acquainted. The purpose of this step is two-fold: we get to know you, your travel style and interests to craft a Swiss private tour that meets (and exceeds!) your expectations.
But this is also your chance to get to know us, ask us any questions you have and make sure we’re the right match.
Once we have your green light, we start designing your bespoke Swiss itinerary based on what we discussed. If you’re happy with what you see, we will coordinate all of your reservations.
If, on the other hand, you’d like to make some adjustments, we will continue to polish your journey until it’s one that you’re excited about!
It’s now time to look at the “everything in between” – transportation, your activities, restaurant reservations, etc… Closer to your arrival date, we will also customize your travel booklet to accompany you along the way.
Your custom private tour is now ready to be savoured! Bon voyage, and know that we’re just a call, email or Whatsapp away if you have any questions at any time.
I’m Chantal, the one you’ll be in touch with most of the time as we plan your trip!
I am Swiss (where I probably where I get my Germanic organisation and timeliness from!), grew up in the US, have a background in luxury hospitality.
Through my fair share of travels around the world, I came to realise that my best memories were not those hopping from one landmark to the next; but rather the stories shared with locals, finding myself in the most breath-taking spots with no tour buses in sight, tasting local cuisine in a mom and pop restaurant and fully immersing myself in the culture.
I always felt this side of Switzerland was rarely shown to visitors – sure Interlaken and Luzern are on everyone’s list, but what about all the other hidden gems that make Switzerland tick?
We also know how time consuming it can be looking for them online, getting lost on the daunting internet with no guarantee of what you will find when you get here. That is why we decided to leave the luxury hospitality industry in London and come home with a mission of giving you back your precious time, while showing you the Switzerland we intimately know and love… one unforgettable memory at a time.
I’m Max, and I’ll be your host, tour guide and local friend here in Switzerland!
Born and raised in the beautiful region of Lake Geneva, I always knew professional yet genuine hospitality was in my blood. Indeed, I am the happiest when I am taking care of people and see the smile on their faces. That’s why I pursued my studies at the Hospitality School in Lausanne (where I met Chantal) and then went on to the start-up and luxury hospitality industry in Switzerland and in the UK.
I believe that luxury today isn’t found in the shape of a marble bathroom, but rather in the attention to the smallest of details, having your needs foreseen and enjoying access to the type of experiences that others don’t have access to. And that’s what I hope to give you too as I show you my favourite spots, locals and traditions, because you shouldn’t have to feel like a tourist. Your holidays are just too precious to be anything but perfect.