package

Swiss and Italian Spotlight

Location

Switzerland, Italy

Duration

7 days

Shared

This trip is shared with other travelers from SC (or its partners); included tour guides and transportation are for the entire group.
Departure time is fixed and prices are calculated based on max capacity, so they are fixed and per person.
$ 951.92
Brief

From Zurich to Rome, enjoy this 7-day odyssey across Europe. On this journey you will be able to see such cultural monuments and natural wonders as the Roman Coliseum and Zurich Lake!

Day 1

Zurich

Transfer to hotel and free time. 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. 

Overnight in Zurich. 

Day 2

Zurich

With your guide, you will stroll in the most populated city of Switzerland, the financial and cultural capital of the country. The city of banks has twice been declared the city with the best quality of life in the world. Afterwards, you will board a boat for a trip lasting almost two hours on Zurich Lake. The boat makes brief stops, allowing you to admire the villages on the way. You will get off in Rapperswil, a small and highly picturesque village overlooked by its medieval castle. You will return to Zurich by train and will get to see the efficiency and punctuality of the Swiss Railways. Enjoy an evening in the historic center, next to the lake, where you can dine at your favorite restaurant (Indian, Oriental, Italian, International, Swiss, etc.). 

Overnight in Zurich (Breakfast).

Day 3

Zurich

Today’s stage has beautiful landscapes with high mountains, lakes and breathtaking scenery in the region of Interlaken. You will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car (ticket included) up to Grindelwald. You will walk along the path for about 30 minutes during which you will be able to take the “footbridge over the empty” over the fantastic glaciers. Lunch included (vegetarian option available). Afterwards, you will continue 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.

Overnight in Zurich (Breakfast, Lunch).

Day 4

Zurich – Milán

You will travel to Burglen, the tiny village where William Tell was born. You will see the chapel of the 16thC with paintings illustrating his life. You will continue to Lugano, the cosmopolitan capital of the Italian Switzerland with its beautiful lake. Time to stroll and have lunch.  Afterwards, following the shores of the lake, you will reach the enchanting little town of Morcote, with its gorgeous flowers and stone houses. You will then arrive in Milan where your guide will take you to the impressive Duomo Square. There will be time to dine at the Porta Venecia (Port of Venice) where an outstanding variety of restaurants can be found to delight your palate.

Overnight in Milan (Breakfast).

Day 5

Milan – Rome

Spend time in Milan, where you will be able to see its great cathedral and the galleries in the center. Then you will continue towards Pisa. On a little tourist train, you will travel to the Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), where there will be time to admire one of the most alluring and beautiful art complexes in Italy, including the well-known Leaning Tower of Pisa. Then, you will continue to Rome, arriving at the end of the afternoon. 

Overnight in Rome (Breakfast).

Day 6

Rome

In the morning, you will have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal City”. You will visit the tiny state of the Vatican. Vatican City is the principal center of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. You will also have admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport you in time so that you can learn about ancient society of the Roman Empire. In the evening you’ll be transported to the Via Cavour area, where you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, and international food.

Overnight in Rome (Breakfast).

Day 7

Rome

After breakfast, end of our services.

(Breakfast).

package code: CH476613
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