TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transfer to the Trastevere district. Indian dinner included.Welcome to Rome! Transfer from airport to hotel and free time to explore before meeting your guide and fellow travellers. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area. 18.30 hrs.- At the end of the evening we arrange a transfer to Trastevere area. This neighborhood will be a great introduction to Rome, a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere district reveals hidden treasures to us, such as some modest medieval churches, small shops with the most peculiar of objects or scenes of daily life. Indian dinner included. Return to hotel.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admission price included) and visit to the Vatican City. Indian dinner. In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We will know the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. And we have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening, indian dinner included.
ROME 50ºF - FLORENCE
TODAY’S HIGLIGHTS: Tour with a local expert from Florence. View from Piazzale Michelangelo. Indian dinner. We will leave Rome, heading north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in FLORENCE, we head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. After lunch, we provide a tour with a local expert, and walk through the historic centre, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and Plaza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Free time to explore. In the evening, you will have an indian dinner included.
FLORENCE - VENICE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vaporetto boat on Venice’s Grand Canal. Visit and admission to the St Mark´s Basilica. Admire the technique of crafting Murano Glass. Dinner included. Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in VENICE, we will board a Vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic centre. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous St Mark´s Square and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory. It is marvellous to see the technique of how this ancient glass is made. Free time. At the end of the day, you will have the chance to have dinner in an indian restaurant (included)
VENICE - VERONA 39ºF - SWAROSKI CRYSTAL MUSEUM - INNSBRUCK
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: We visit the city of Romeo and Juliet. Beautiful countryside while crossing the Alps (lakes and snowy mountains). Dinner included. We will depart from Venice, travelling to VERONA. We will provide a shuttle from parking to the historic centre. Our guide will instruct us on the places where you will be able to walk in Romeo and Juliet’s city -the city of lovers! Afterwards we continue the journey between beautiful lakes and mountains to Innsbruck. Before the arrival, we will discover the Swarovski Museum, the renowned home of crystals. We shall visit its impressive gardens and learn how the pieces of crystal are produced. Then, time to stroll in the historic centre of INNSBRUCK. Indian dinner included.
INNSBRUCK - ZUGSPITSE - NEWSCHWANSTEIN - FELDKIRCH
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Alps, lakes, castle, exciting landscapes. Lunch included. Today, we will enjoy a stage full of excitement. Arriving from the Austrian side, ZUGSPITZE is on the border between Austria and Germany. We will go to the summit of the highest mountain in Germany via the modern Zugspitze cableway (included). On fine days, we can see a panoramic of the snowy mountain peaks across 4 countries! Lunch included. Then, we will travel to REUTTE, a unique experience to feel a remarkable floating sensation at the longest Tibet-style footbridge (entrance included) Afterwards we will go the path of Marienbrücke bridge over the gorge to see NEUSCHWANSTEIN, one of the most popular castles in Europe, the “fairy-tale king” castle. We will continue to FELDKIRCH.
FELDKIRCH - MAINAU - STEIN AM RHEIN - RHINE FALLS - ZURICH 37ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Constanza Lake. Botanic Gardens. Rhine Waterfalls. Fantastic scenery. Dinner included. We start our day by Constanza Lake, between Germany and Switzerland. We will have time for a walk at Constanza’s center before visiting MAINAU Island (access by pedestrian bridge) with its stunning botanic garden (entry included). Then, in Switzerland, we will take a stroll in STEIN AM RHEIN, a typical village on the Rhine River with precious houses with painted walls. We will also visit Rhine Waterfalls (entry included), the waterfalls with the most abundant flow in Europe. Arrival at ZURICH at the end of the day. Indian dinner included.
ZURICH 37ºF - LUCERNE - ZURICH 37ºF
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Admire the fantastic landscapes. Cable car included to Grindelwald first. Lunch included. Today´s stage has beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes. Breathtaking scenery. GRINDELWALD where we will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car (ticket included) up to Grindelwald first. We will walk along the path (30 minutes) in which we shall be able to take the "footbridge over the empty" among the fantastic scenery enjoying glaciers around us. Lunch included (vegetarian option available). After that we continue after a short stop in Interlaken to LUCERNE, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Time at the end of the day to stroll, enjoy the city and dine before returning to the hotel in Zurich.
After breakfast, end of our services.