Package Details- Classical Italy / Switzerland 8 Days

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  • Rome
  • Rome
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  • Yes
  • Double/Twin Sharing
  • 30/Sep/2016

Rome:IH Z3

What's Included

Travel by bus with English speaking guide , basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.

Includes arrival transfer

Boat: Board the Vaporetto along the canals in Venice, To promontory in Portofino.

City tour in : Rome, Florence.

Evening Transfer:: To Esquilino area in Rome, To Via Cavour area in Rome.

Ticket admission: St. Peter´s Basilica ; Roman Coliseum in Rome, Basílica of St. Marcos; Murano Glass factory in Venice, Tranway in Trubsee.

Train: To Piazza Dei Miracoli in Pisa.

What's Excluded

Day Wise Itinerary

Here is how you will spend your time

Day 1:
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 informa¬tion. At the end of the evening we arrange a transfer to the Esquilino area. This neighbourhood will be a great introduction to Rome. Situated between marvellous basilicas and the Coliseum, 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.

Day 2:
In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We visit the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. And we have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive con¬struction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire.

Day 3:
We will leave Rome, heading north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Florence, we head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city.

Day 4:
Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in Venice, we will board a Vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic centre. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous Plaza de San Marcos and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory city.

Day 5:
We will depart from Venice, travelling to VERONA. Our guide will instruct us on the places where you will be able to walk in Romeo and Juliet’s city - the city of lovers! Afterwards we continue the journey to Switzerland. Very beautiful lakes and mountains with snow-capped peaks line our route.

Day 6:
We will head into the high mountains to take a walk through the beautiful town of EINGELBERGER. We include the ticket to board the TRUSBEE tramway, a ski station covered by snow for many months of the year (from October to May). You will be able to walk along the pathways next to the lake. Or if you may continue by tram to the top of TITLIS, a spectacular mountain located at the Uri Alps (its glaciers and snow cover the mountain all year round). Subsequently, we head to Lucerne, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland.

Day 7:
:We will depart by the morning. Spectacular landscapes crossing by the Alps to arrive LUGANO, the cosmopolitan capital of Italian Switzerland. Time to walk around. Afterwards, following the shores of the lake, we reach the enchanting little town of MORCOTE, with its houses made of stone, and covered with flowers. Arrival in MILAN in the mid-afternoon, where our local expert will take us to the main Cathedral in Milan.

Day 8:
Next we travel to the Mediterranean Sea, arriving in Santa Margherita Ligure, in the heart of the Italian Riviera. Here we embark on a boat to visit the promontory in Porto¬fino, one of the most exclusive ports in Europe. Then we continue towards PISA. On a little tourist train we 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, we continue to Rome, arriving at the end of the afternoon.