8 NIGHTS / 9 DAYS
JC – IA – TOUR NO. 148
Rome (2N) Florence (1N) Venice (1N) INNSBRUCK (2N) Zurich (2N)
Day 1 (Rome)
Welcome to Rome! On arrival at the airport you will be transferred to your hotel. Our guide will greet you at the hotel and will provide all the necessary information about your tour. In the evening you will be taken to the Trastevere area. This neighbourhood will be a great introduction to Rome with a stroll through the narrow, cobbled streets of the Trastevere district revealing hidden treasures such as some modest medieval churches, small shops with the most peculiar of objects or scenes of daily life. Indian dinner included.
Day 2 (Rome)
In the morning you will leave for a tour of the city which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. Your tour includes a visit to Vatican City, a principal centre of Christianity in the world, where you will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. We have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport you back in time to the Roman Empire. Indian dinner included.
Day 3 (Florence)
Today you will leave Rome heading north to Florence on a route graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Florence, you will head straight to neoclassical Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive plaza in the heart of the city. In the evening, we provide a walking tour with a local expert that will take you through the historic centre, through places such as the Ponte Vecchio; a medieval stone arched bridge, the Duomo, one of the most visited places in the world, and the stunning Piazza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum.
Indian dinner included.
Day 4 (Venice)
Enjoy scenic mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains on your way to Venice. On arrival you will board a vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic centre. With a local guide, visit Saint Mark´s Square, one of Italy’s most recognizable sights, and enter the magnificent Basilica (entry cost included). Later in the day, you will be able to visit the Murano glass factory city and witness the uniquely Venetian crystal blowing technique.
At the end of the day, you will have the chance to have dinner in an Indian restaurant (included)
Day 5 (INNSBRUCK)
Today will leave Venice for the historic city of Verona. Our guide will instruct you on the places where you will be able to walk in Romeo and Juliet’s city -the city of lovers! Afterwards you continue the journey between beautiful lakes and mountains to Innsbruck. En route, you will discover the Swarovski Museum, the renowned home of crystals as well as its impressive gardens and learn how the pieces of crystal are produced. Then, time to stroll in the historic centre of Innsbruck. Indian dinner included.
Day 6 (INNSBRUCK)
Today you will leave Innsbruck for Zugspitze on the border between Austria and Germany. You will go to the summit of the highest mountain in Germany via the modern Zugspitse cableway (included). On clear days, you can see a panoramic of the snowy mountain peaks across 4 countries! Lunch included. Then, travel to Reutte that’s home to the longest Tibet-style footbridge (entrance included) in the world. You will then continue to Feldkirch, a medieval city in the western Austrian state of Vorarlberg on the border with Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Day 7 (Zurich)
Start your day on the shores of Constanza Lake, between Germany and Switzerland. You will have time for a walk at Constanza’s center before visiting Mainau Island (access by pedestrian bridge) with its stunning botanical gardens (entry included). Then, in Switzerland, you will take a stroll in Stein am Rhein, a picturesque village on the Rhine River with pretty houses and painted walls. You will also visit the Rhine Waterfalls (entry included), the largest in Europe. You will arrive at ZURICH at the end of the day with the evening free to explore the city. Indian dinner included.
Day 8 (Zurich)
Today´s itinerary has beautiful landscapes with tall mountains and breathtaking scenery. You will travel to Grindelwald where you will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car (ticket included) up the mountain. Enjoy the fantastic scenery around you on your cable ride. Lunch included (vegetarian option available). After that continue through the region of Interlaken to Lucerne, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. You will have time at the end of the day to enjoy the city and dine before returning to your hotel in Zurich.
Day 9 (Zurich)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and head to the airport for your flight back home, marking the end of our services.
Inclusion & Exclusion
Europamundo General Services : Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
Boat: Vaporetto in Venice.
City tour in : Rome, Florence, Venice.
Evening Transfer: Trastevere in Rome.
Transfer: Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence.
Ticket admission: Roman Coliseum, Saint Mark´s Basilica and Murano Glass Factory in Venice, Swarovski Crystal Museum in Innsbruck, Highline 179 in Reutte in Zugspitse, botanic garden in Mainau in Mainau, Rhine Waterfalls.
Anything else not mentioned in inclusions.
Air fare / Train fare / Visa Fees / Monument fare.
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in ‘cost inclusions’
Any increase in taxes or fuel, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.