8 Days: Italy & Swiss Panorama (Summer 2020)

8 Days: Italy & Swiss Panorama

Italy | Vatican | Switzerland
Description

This 8-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Italy & Switzerland Scandinavia. We begin our journey in Sweden and end in Czech Republic. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

1 nts at Warmthotel or similar in Rome.
1 nts at B&B Hotel or similar in Pisa.
1 nts at Ibis Padova or similar in Venice/Padova.
1 nts at Bellinzona Sud Swiss Quality or similar in Bellinzona.
3 nts at B&B or similar in Zurich.

Meals
  • Enjoy a Continental Breakfast Everyday
    Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee, and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian Dinners in Italy & Switzerland
    A Choice of Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Menus
Itinerary
Day 1: WELCOME TO ROME (D)

On arrival, You will be transfered to your hotel (Check-in time is after 1500 hrs). Overnight in Rome.

Day 2: ROME, VATICAN & PISA (B, D)

Today, proceed to Rome the eternal capital city. On a guided tour, see Piazza Venezia, the colossal Victor Emmanuel II Monument. See the gigantic Colosseum – symbol of Rome. Also visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the world’s largest Cathedral. Next, drive to Pisa and visit the ‘Field of Miracles’, wherein stands the Grand Romanesque Pisan styled marble Cathedral. See the Baptistery and the bell tower, known throughout the world as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Remember to take a photograph of your family against this wonder of the world. Overnight in Pisa.

Day 3: FLORENCE & VENICE (B, D)

Today, drive to Florence and enjoy spectacular views from the Piazzale Michelangelo. Later, drive to Venice, the romantic Italian city, known for its unique architecture. Take a private Vaparetto to St. Mark’s Square, the very heart of Venice. Here, see the historic Ducal Palace, the infamous prison, the Bridge of Sighs, the exquisite Clock Tower and the splendor of St. Mark’s Basilica. Visit the Murano Glass showroom where a master craftsman will demonstrate the art of creating the famous Venetian blown glass. Overnight
in Venice/Padova.

Day 4: LUGANO & BELLINZONA, SWITZERLAND (B, D)

Today, drive to Lugano, the Italian speaking town of Switzerland in the southern region of ‘Ticino’. Lugano lies in a bay on the northern side of Lake Lugano, surrounded with numerous mountains. Lugano is a popular tourist destination in the spring when the camellias are in bloom. Later, drive to Bellinzona, the capital of Ticino. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 5: RHINE FALLS, STEIN AM RHEIN & ZURICH (B, D)

Today, we drive to Schaffhausen to admire the thundering beauty of the Rhine Falls. Next, we visit Stein Am Rhein, famous for its well preserved Old Town, featuring painted fascades and half timber houses. Later we drive to Zurich for an orientation tour. See the Fraumunster, Grossmunster, St. Peters Church and the beautiful lake of Zurich. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 6: DAY FREE OR OPT FOR AN EXCURSION TO ‘MT. TITLIS & LUCERNE’, SWITZERLAND (B, D)

Today, the day is free OR we suggest an excursion to Mt.Titlis and Lucerne. Ride the world’s first rotating cable car called the ‘Titlis Rotair’. At the Terrace on top of the Mt. Titlis summit station, weather permitting, you could take a stroll on the – The Cliff Walk. Next, we proceed for an orientation tour of Lucerne. See the Lion Monument, ‘Lowendenkmal’ hewn from a limestone cliff to commemorate the bravery and loyalty of Swiss Guards. In the evening, you have free time to shop for Swiss army knives, chocolates, watches, souvenirs, etc. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 7: DAY FREE OR OPT FOR AN EXCURSION TO ‘JUNGFRAUJOCH & INTERLAKEN’, SWITZERLAND (B, D)

Today, the day is free or we suggest an excursion Jungfraujoch and Interlaken. We drive to Interlaken, one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts. Later, board the train to Jungfraujoch the highest altitude railway station in Europe at 11,333 ft. takes us along lovely lakes and mountain passes. On top of Jungfraujoch, experience the magic of the mountains at the Sphinx Terrace. We can also enjoy the Ice Palace – while being encased in ice yourself. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 8: RETURN HOME (B)

Today, we check out and drive to Zurich / Milan airport for your flight back home. (Kindly check with your sales officer for exact departure airport). It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future.

Arrival / Departure Transfers will be provided subject to minimum 4 passengers travelling together.


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – PL=Packed Lunch – D=Dinner – PD=Packed Dinner – LD=Local Dinner – HPL=Hot Picnic Lunch
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107