Airport - Paris
Welcome to a unique experience! Assemble at the Airport for our flight to Paris, the capital of France.
Arrival - Paris (L)
Upon arrival, head straight to the city for our tour of the ‘Gay Paree’- Paris.
Paris guided tour: Drive through the city to see the Arc De Triomphe, Place de La Concorde, Garnier Opera House, Champs Elysees, La Invalides and Louvre Museum. Make a stop at the 2nd level of the famous Eiffel Tower, built for the exhibition of 1889, for panoramic views of Paris.
Suggested optional tour: An “Illumination Night Tour" is perhaps the way to see why Paris is known as the ‘City of Lights’.
Day at leisure.
Suggested optional tour: Enjoy shopping, visit the beautiful Chateau de Versailles, The Lourve or enjoy a cabaret show in the evening.
Paris - Geneva - Lake Geneva Region (B/L)
Board the high-speed TGV train from Paris to Geneva, one of the world’s major centers of international diplomacy. Geneva city tour: View the symbol of Geneva, the Jet d’Eau, a fountain with a 140m water jet in Lake Geneva. Make a photo stop at the large Flower Clock, a symbol of the Geneva watch industry, in the English Garden. Visit Yvoire, one of the most beautiful villages of France, located on the southern shores of Lake Geneva. Admire the medieval architecture with stone walls, steep roofs wooden balconies and shutters around the castle and the church steeple.
Lake Geneva Region - Zermatt (Valis Region) (B/L/D)
Relax in Lavey-les-Bains, a renowned thermal spa and medical centre located in the Rhone Valley (swim wear & 2 towels required for this excursion).
Continue to the Valais - resort of Zermatt, one of Switzerland’s most famous holiday resorts.
(Alternative accommodation in Valais Region used during ski season and in event of road closure).
Zermatt - Interlaken (B/D)
Get our cameras ready for the most spectacular visual feast of 38 alpine peaks of Italy, France & Switzerland as we ascend the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise by Europe’s highest cable car. Enter the enchanting Glacier Palace located 15m under the glacier to admire beautiful ice sculptures.
Proceed to the charming resort of Interlaken, located between 2 sparkling lakes beneath the towering Jungfrau in the Bernese Oberland. Enjoy unbeatable views over Interlaken, Lakes Thun & Brienz and the entire Jungfrau Region from Interlaken’s home mountain, the Harder Kulm. Enjoy a Swiss dinner at the restaurant located 1322m above sea level.
Spend the day at leisure.
Suggested optional tour: Enjoy a tour on the unique cogwheel Jungfrau Railway into the heart of the roof of Europe – Jungfraujoch.
Interlaken - Lucerne (B/D)
Make our way to Lucerne, one of Switzerland’s most beautiful cities. Lucerne walking tour: Admire the 14th century wooden Chapel Bridge. Make a photo stop at the Lion Monument, dedicated to Swiss guards who died during the French Revolution. Visit Bucherer, Switzerland’s leading watch & gemstone retailer, to marvel at the Aion, the world’s largest indoor rolling ball clock and of course, purchase an authentic Swiss souvenir.
Lucerne - Milan (B/D)
Drive through one of the longest road tunnels, the St. Gottard Tunnel, as we drive to Milan, the fashion and financial capital of Italy. Milan city tour: Join our guide for a tour of the Gothic Cathedral and the glass & steel Galleria, the first building in Italy to be lighted by electricity. Stroll through the compound of the Sforza Castle and be impressed by Leonardo Da Vinci’s design of this fortress and the city.
Milan - Venice - Veneto Region (B/D)
Proceed to Venice which is famous for its numerous churches, maze of canals and floating gondolas. From Tronchetto, board a private water taxi to Venice. Venice walking tour: Enjoy a guided tour of St. Mark’s Square, the Bridge of Sighs and the Doges Palace. Visit one of the fine Venetian Glass Blowing Factories where richly coloured Venetian glass in made into exquisite pieces of art.
Suggested optional tour: Gondola Cruise.
Veneto Region - Florence (B/D)
Be charmed by a landscape dotted with Romanesque churches and farmhouses as we drive to Tuscany. Visit Florence, the birthplace of Renaissance Art. Make a stop at Piazza Michelangelo for a panoramic view of the old town. Florence guided walking tour: Admire Brunelleschi’s masterpiece, the dome of the Duomo as well Ghiberti’s legendary Door of Paradise. Cross the Ponte Vecchio glittering with its rolls of jewellery stores before we visit the most important square in the city, Piazza Signoria. In the evening, enjoy a scrumptious Florentine Steak Dinner accompanied by typical Chianti Wine.
Florence - Pisa - Rome (B/D)
Transfer to the coastal town of Pisa. Visit the ‘Square of Miracles’ to appreciate the wonderful artistry of one of the wonders of the world, the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Admire the white-marble Duomo, the elaborate Baptistery & the symmetrical Monumental Cemetery, perfectly framed by the green lawns of the square. Drive to the ‘Eternal City’, Rome. Learn how to make a pizza and enjoy it for dinner.
Rome - Vatican City - Rome (B/L)
Vatican City guided tour: Visit the world’s smallest state, Vatican City. Admire St Peter’s Basilica, the world’s largest church with Michelangelo’s Pieta, his magnificent dome, Bernini’s famous canopy as well as the incredible mosaics.
Rome guided city tour: Visit Colosseum & the Roman Forum (entrances included) before we continue to view the Castle of Angels, Victor Emmanuel II Monument and the Venezia Palace. An obligatory stop will be made at the Trevi Fountain, Rome’s most photographed site before we adjourn to the Spanish Steps.
Suggested optional tour: Tour of the Vatican Museum (schedule and time permitting)
Rome - Departure (B)
Bid farewell to Rome as we transfer to the airport for our flight back to home.
Arrive in Home
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