TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transfer tothe Via Cavour district. Welcome to Rome! Upon airport arrival, we shall be waiting totransport you to your hotel. Later, our guide will greet you at the hotel andwill provide all the necessary information or you can check theinformative panels in the hotel reception area. At the end of theevening we arrange a transfer to the Via Cavour area, a great introduction to Rome, where youwill find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food.Return to hotel.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admissionprice included) and Vatican City. Evening transfer to the Trastevere area. In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will bea great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We enter the tiny state of theVatican. 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 intime so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening we providea transfer to Trasteverearea. A strollin the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere district reveals hidden treasures to us, such assome modest mediaeval churches, small shops with the most peculiar of objectsor scenes of daily life. Manytrattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued withthe Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurantsserving Indian, Chinese and international food can be found in this area. Returnto hotel.
ROME 88ºF - FLORENCE 84ºF
TODAY’S HIGLIGHTS: Tour with a local expert from Florence. View from Piazzale Michelangelo. Today we will leave Rome, heading north. This route has beautiful landscapes. Arriving in FLORENCE, we head straight to the impressive Piazzale Michelangelo. In the evening we take a tour with a local expert, walking 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. Enjoy some leisure time to explore. In the evening you will have time for dinner, as, in this district you can find many restaurants serving international cuisine.
FLORENCE 84ºF - VENICE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Boat on Venice’s Canal. Visit and admission to the St. Mark´s Basilica. Admire the technique of crafting Murano Glass. Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. We will arrive in VENICE and take the boat and cross the Giudecca to the Island of Venice. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous St. Mark´s Square and enter the Basilica (entrance included). Afterwards, we will visit the Murano Glass Factory. It is fascinating to see the technique of how this ancient glass is made. Enjoy some time at leisure to explore. Accommodation in the Mestre district.
VENICE - INNSBRUCK - ZURICH 66ºF
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Breathtaking alpine scenery, lakes and snow-peaked mountains. We will depart Venice and head to Austria. Arrival in INNSBRUCK, time to take a stroll in its historic town centre and to have lunch. Next, we will continue our journey through the wonderful Tyrolean sceneries as we cross into Switzerland. Arrival in ZURICH. Free time in the historic city centre which sits right by the lake. There is a wide variety of local and international restaurants where you can have dinner at.
ZURICH 66ºF - LUCERNE 66ºF - ZURICH 66ºF
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Admire the fantastic landscapes. Cable car included to Grindelwald first. Lunch included. Today´s journey has beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes. Breathtaking scenery in the region of Interlaken. We will stop in GRINDELWALD where we will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car up to mountain. We will walk along the winding path which will lead us to the "footbridge over the empty". Dare to walk along the bridge amongst the fantastic scenery enjoying glaciers all around us. We will take lunch up the mountain (included) before heading back down. We continue to LUCERNE, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. In the evening we have time to stroll around, enjoying the city and taking dinner before we return to the hotel in Zurich.
ZURICH 66ºF - BERNE 68ºF - PARIS 61ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Explore Bern, the capital city of Switzerland. We will embark on a scenic journey to BERN, capital city of the confederation built around a bend in the Aare River, with its medieval architecture well preserved in the Old Town. Time to take a stroll. Next, we journey back to France. Enjoy beautiful lake views on our trip to PARIS. We will arrive in the evening. Note: If you start or end your trip in Paris, we advise you to book an extra day or two in this city. This way you will be able to visit Disneyland Paris, Versailles and other places of interest.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Transfer to Versailles Palace. Funicular ride included toMontmartre district. City tour in Paris. Early in the morning, we will leave for Versailles, the immense palace of the kings of France. After that, we will return to Paris at lunch time where we provide a transfer to the Montmartre district. We will ascend by funicular to the hill and admire the spectacular view of Paris from the top. Thisneighbourhood is known for its painters, artists, and its cabarets… Sit down for lunch and enjoy a magical atmosphere. Then, a scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and thebreathtaking monuments of Paris will take place. Return to hotel.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Eiffel Tower and boat cruise in the City ofLights. We go to the centre of Paris, starting by the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument (ticket included). Then, we enjoy a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose. Note: Sometimes queues to climb the Eiffel Tower are long. For organizational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be made at a different moment of the day.
After breakfast, end of our services.