8-Day Classic Italy and Switzerland Holiday Package
Product Code: 3760-171505
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • Rome
  • • Florence
  • • Venice
  • • Verona
  • • Zurich
  • • Grindelwald-First
  • • Lucerne
  • • Furka Pass
  • • Rhone Glacier
  • • Milan
  • • Pisa
Tour Code
3760-171505
Duration
8 days
Departure City
Rome
End City
Rome
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
Language:
English
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Experience: UNESCO

Visit locations designated as World Heritage Sites by the United Nations

Style: Guided

Multiple local tour guides/drivers available throughout your tour/activity

Group Type: Standard group

Tour with fellow travelers from all over the world

Activity Level: Easy

Perfect for any fitness level

Quality: Budget, Standard

The most affordable tour service and/or accommodation with fast-paced itineraries; Travel with professional guides, enjoy more time at attractions and/or stay at comfortable accommodations

Accessibility: Not accessible

Tour does not have wheelchair accessible vehicles/attractions or allow service dogs

Itinerary
Day 01
Rome

Rome

Hotel: IH Z3 or similar

Welcome to Rome! 

Upon airport arrival, we shall be waiting to transport you to your hotel. Our guide will greet you at the hotel and will provide all the necessary information.

In the evening we'll arrange a transfer to the Esquilino area, a neighborhood that offers a great introduction to Rome. Situated between marvelous basilicas and the Colosseum, many trattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued with the Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurants serving Indian, Chinese and international food can be found in this area.

Visiting Attractions

Day 02
Vatican City

Rome

Hotel: IH Z3 or similar

In the morning, we'll have a scenic tour of the Eternal City of Rome! First we'll visit the tiny state of the Vatican, the principal center of the Catholic church. Here we'll see the world famous St. Peter’s Basilica. 

Next up, we'll travel to the Roman Colosseum, the iconic symbol of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us back in time to learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire.

In the evening we'll head to the Via Cavour area, where you'll find dozens of cuisines to choose from for a romantic evening dinner in Rome.

Day 03
Florence

Rome - Florence

Hotel: Delta Florence or similar

Today we'll say farewell to Rome and head north. Our journey is graced with beautiful landscapes as we arrive in Florence, where we'll head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, one of the most impressive sites in the city.

In the evening we take a tour with a local expert and walk through the historic center, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and Plaza della Signoria. We'll have free time here to explore on our own and a stunning collection of restaurants to choose from.

Day 04
Murano

Florence - Venice

Hotel: Albatros or similar

Today we'll enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains before arriving in Venice.

Here we will board a Vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic center. With a local guide, we will visit the marvelous Plaza de San Marcos and enter the marvelous basilica. Afterwards, we we'll visit the island city of Murano, which is known for its marvelous glass blowing industry.

In the late afternoon, you will have the chance to eat dinner in the Mestre area, where you can choose the type of restaurant that you prefer.

Day 05
Zurich

Venice - Verona - Zurich

Hotel: Hotel Ibis Zurich Messe Airport or similar

We will depart from Venice and travel to Verona, the famous city of Romeo and Juliet.

Our guide will instruct us on the best sties and attractions to see in the city of lovers! Afterwards we'll continue the journey to Switzerland.

Beautiful lakes and mountains with snow-capped peaks line our route as we head to Zurich. We'll have free time in the historic center next to the lake, where you will be able to dine at one of the city's amazing restaurants.

Day 06
Lucerne

Zurich - Interlaken - Grindelwald - Lucerne - Zurich

Hotel: Hotel IBIS Zurich Messe Airport or similar

Prepare to be mesmerized by beautiful landscapes defined by pristine lakes and soaring mountain peaks. Take a stroll through Interlaken with ample time for a coffee before we take the cable car (ticket included) up to Grindelwald.

There we'll take a 30-minute walk among fantastic scenery with glaciers all around us.

After that we'll continue to Lucerne, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Once back in Zurich, we'll take you to enjoy an evening at the city’s most popular restaurants (own expense).

Tips:
Lunch is included (vegetarian option available).
Day 07
Milan

Zurich - Bern - Meiringen - Furka Pass - Milan

Hotel: Ih Milano Lorenteggio or similar

On Day 7 we'll travel to Bern, the capital of the confederation. Following free time for a stroll through Old Town Bern, we'll begin our ascent into and across the Alps, stopping for lunch in Meiringen. Then we'll cross one of the most spectacular mountain passes in Switzerland: Furka Pass, home to eternal snow and glaciers. We'll stop at the ice cave, as well as the lookout over the Rhone Glacier. Accommodations for the evening are in Milan.

Tips:
During the colder months - early October to early June - the mountain pass may be closed due to snow, in which case we will visit Aare Gorge instead of Furka Pass.
Day 08
Pisa

Milan - Pisa - Rome

Hotel: American Palace / Cristoforo Colombo or similar

You'll have time in Milan to visit the magnificent cathedral (Il Duomo) and the famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Then we'll continue on to Pisa, taking the tourist train to the Square of Miracles, where you will have ample time to admire one of the most alluring and beautiful collections of architecture in Italy, including the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Then we'll continue to Rome, arriving in the late afternoon.

Pick-up Details/Transfers
A driver will be waiting in the arrivals hall at Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport (CIA) or Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO) to transport you to your hotel.

Please contact the local operator prior to the departure to double confirm the transfer details.
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Airport pick-up in Rome (FCO or CIA)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Travel by motorcoach
  • 7-night hotel accommodations
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Water taxi fare in Venice
  • City tours of Rome and Florence
  • Train to Square of Miracles in Pisa
  • Admission to St. Peter's Basilica, Roman Colosseum, St. Mark's Basilica, and Murano Glass factory
  • Grindelwald-First cable car fare (as of April 2, 2017)
  • Basic travel insurance

Package Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Airport drop-off at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Own-expense activities
Special Notes
  • Airport pick-up details will be confirmed after placing a booking. We strongly recommend booking your flight after the tour has been confirmed.
  • Alternatively, you may join the tour at the hotel on Day 1.
  • The tour leader will not be present during evening transfers to commercial districts in major cities. These transfers are included in your package, and give you the opportunity to dine in restaurants that cater to your dietary preferences, as well as the chance to explore the city further. You will be given about an hour of free time, after which the driver will take you back to the hotel for the evening. Please note that the driver may not be able to offer suggestions on where to find vegetarian or ethnic meals.
  • Each passenger is allowed a maximum of 30 kg for luggage. The local operator may refuse to accept excessively bulky luggage.
  • Please bring all valuable items with you at all times. Do not leave valuable items on the bus or at the hotel, attraction, or restaurant. Tours4Fun, local operators, drivers, and tour guides are not responsible for any loss or theft at any location.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

* Adult: 16 and older
* Child: 3-15 years of age (minimum one adult per child)
* Children below the age of 3 pay 20% of the double room rate. Please leave a note if you are traveling with an infant so that customer service can make the necessary adjustments.
* Prices for Single Occupancy apply when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
* Prices for Double/Triple Occupancy apply when two/three people stay in one standard hotel room respectively.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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Dear,

The itinerary looks good. Is there a way to add Paris to it too?
Or do you have a tour with all three countries, Swiss, Italy and Paris, which includes all the place as in the itinerary.

Thank you.
04/26/2017 11:46:25
Tours4Fun 04/26/2017 15:39:30

Dear Ambreen,

Thank you for your interest with Tours4Fun.

We currently have a 10 Day package which will include Paris:

http://www.tours4fun.com/rome-to-paris-tour-package.html

The tour will depart from Rome but will be ending in Paris.

We do not have a package that will include Paris and starting/ending from Rome.

The suggested tour is available every Sunday.

To place your order for a reservation online, simply select your desired tour start date and the number of rooms you need/ travelers you are booking for on the upper right section of the tour information page, then click on "BOOK NOW".


Best Regards,
Jane
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