9 days - 8 night - Hotels 4 *
Season: Spring and Summer
Itinerary: Rome - Assisi - Siena - Filorence - Padua - Venice - Verona - Sirmione (Garda Lake) - Cinque Terre - Como Lake - Milan - Bellinzona - Lichtenstein - Zurich - Lucerne - Lugano - Milan.
Rates per person € 1509 (in double)
DAY 1 (Monday) ROME - ASSISI - SIENA - FLORENCE
8.00am meeting point for pickup at ours sightseeing office or pickup at the hotel from 7.30am to 7.45am and departure by coach to ASSISI. You will visit the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. At the end of the visit, continue towards SIENA, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race. Proceed to FLORENCE. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2 (Tuesday) FLORENCE
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of the city, also known to be the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, and Santa Croce, the13th century Franciscan Church with Cimabue’s famous crucifix. The balance of the day is at leisure for optional sightseeing (we suggest the PISA half day tour) or for shopping. Dinner at a local Restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast - Dinner
DAY 3 (Wednesday) FLORENCE - PADUA - VENICE
American buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure to VENICE by coach. Along the way you will stop in PADUA, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello’s “Gattamelata”. Continue towards VENICE, and upon arrival enjoy a panoramic guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the St. Mark’s square, the Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Venice.
Meals: Breakfast – Dinner
DAY 4 (Thursday) VENICE
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning tour by boat. You will cross the lagoon with a view of the islands and reach the island of Murano where you will assist to a demonstration of glass blowing (some time will be allowed for shopping). Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast – Dinner
DAY 5 (Friday) VENICE - VERONA - SIRMIONE (Garda Lake) - COMO LAKE - MILAN
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by motor coach to VERONA. Visit of the town of Romeo and Juliet. Continue to SIRMIONE. Free time for lunch and tour of the town. In the afternoon, proceed to LAKE COMO for a panoramic tour by bus. In the evening arrival in MILAN. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast – Dinner
DAY 6 (Saturday) MILAN - BELLINZONA - LIECHTENSTEIN - ZURICH
American buffet breakfast at the hotel, meet your tour leader and at about 08.00 depart by coach for an intense and spectacular day. We will start with the Swiss town of BELLINZONA with its imposing castle, it is the latest demonstration
of medieval military defense in this area. Then we move to the Principality of LIECHTENSTEIN one of the smallest countries in Europe and the sixth smallest in the world. We arrive at VADUZ city and capital of the Principality, located near the right bank of the Rhine River and home to the castle of the reigning prince. It built mostly in the early sixteenth century, it was built on a hill overlooking the city, although the castle is not open to the public, it is worth climbing the hill for a closer look. We continue to ZURICH, overnight at the hotel.
DAY 7 (Sunday) ZURICH
After breakfast, enjoy a halfl day tour of the the city, which is located at the north end of Lake Zurich in northern Switzerland a global center for banking and finance. We will visit the Baroque Rathaus (town hall), the most impressive
church of Zurich Grossmünster and Fraumünster and other temples as the oldest church in the city, St Peterskirche which has the largest clock in Europe. In the afternoon possibility of optional excursion to the fantastic waterfalls Rhein Fall,
better known as the Reno Cascades. overnight at the hotel.
DAY 8 (Monday) ZURICH - LUCERNE - LUGANO - MILAN
Breakfast at the hotel and departure for LUCERNE, distritoy capital of the canton of Lucerne. The city stands on the banks of Lake Lucerne and close to the Pilatus and Rigi mountains of the Swiss Alps. Lucerne is considered the most touristic city in Switzerland, the Chapel Bridge is the most visited attraction by tourists. Will continue our tour, will move to the city of LUGANO, known for its famous lake, where we do a panoramic and have free time for lunch. Then we will proceed to Milan, overnight at the Hotel
DAY 9 (Tuesday) MILAN
Breakfast at the hotel (end of our services).
HOTELS IN ITALY
IN FLORENCE Hotel Rivoli / Hotel Adriatico 4* or similar
IN VENICE Hotel Continental 4* or similar
IN MILAN Hotel Antares Concorde 4* or similar
HOTELS IN SWITZERLAND
IN ZURICH Hotel Thessoni / NH Zurich Airport 4* or similar
|RATES PER PERSON|
|€ 1509||€ 1962||€ 1468||€ 1207|
|* child 2/12 years old|
|"City tax & CO2 tax not included and to be paid directly at the hotels"
|IN DOUBLE||IN SINGLE||IN TRIPLE||CHILD WITH
HIGHLIGHTS DAY BY DAY
Assisi: View of the Churches of St Francis and St. Claire
Siena: View of Piazza del Campo and he Municipal Palace
Florence: Exterior visit of the most important monuments (exterior)
Padua: See the Basilica & Donatello’s masterpiece, the “Gattamelata”
Venice: Visit of the famous square of St Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs (exterior), and Murano Island.
Verona: the town of Romeo and Juliet
Sirmione: a charming peninsula on the lake Garda
Lake Como: famous for its villas and mountain scenery
Milan: Panoramic tour of the city
Zurich: Panoramic tour of the city
Bellinzona: the capital of the canton Ticino
Lichtenstein: Principality between Austria and Switzerland. Rigi Mountain
Lucerne: It's the storybook image of a Swiss town.
Lugano: The city stands on the northern shore of glacial Lake Lugano.
8 nights accommodation at 4* hotels
Daily buffet breakfast
Meals as per Itinerary: B breakfast L lunch D dinner
Service charges and taxes included
Ideal Classic (ENGLISH ONLY)
Switzerland package MULTILINGUAL TOUR (ENGLISH - SPANISH - FRENCH)
Sightseeing & Excursions as per itinerary
Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air conditioning
Extra nights: Possibility to add extra nights at the beginning and/or at the end of the tour; rates are on request
Departure transfer: Possibility to organize the departure transfers; rates are on request.
Optional suggested tours: For optional suggested tour rates please ask our booking.