day 1 PARIS ARRIVAL
On arrival at Paris International Airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Paris
day 2 Seine river cruise & Eiffel tower visit
Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a tour that promises to unveil the iconic beauty of Paris. Your first stop is the world-famous Eiffel Tower. Skip the lines and head straight up to the second floor or even the summit, where breathtaking views of Paris await. Explore the Eiffel Tower's viewing gallery with the insights of a knowledgeable host, learning about the history and significance of this beloved monument. Following your ascent of the Eiffel Tower, your journey continues along the UNESCO-listed riverbanks of the Seine. Step aboard a Bateaux Parisiens boat for a picturesque river cruise. As you glide along the Seine, marvel at the city's landmarks, including the Louvre, Notre Dame, and more. The one-hour cruise offers a unique perspective of Paris, showcasing its beauty from the water. With admission included, this experience promises a seamless and enriching exploration of some of the most cherished sights
day 3 Paris to Zurich Train
Start your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel before making your way to the train station for an exciting journey to Zurich. Upon arrival in Zurich, proceed to your hotel for check-in, where you can freshen up and relax. Whether you're drawn to the vibrant city atmosphere, the scenic beauty of the Swiss landscape, or the cultural richness of Zurich, you're in for a delightful stay.
day 4 Lucerne & Mount Pilatus Day Tour
Commence your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a captivating tour to discover the beauty of Lucerne and Mt. Pilatus from Zurich. Depart from Zurich Main Station in the morning, enjoying a scenic bus ride through the countryside along the picturesque Lake of the Four Cantons to Lucerne.
Upon arrival in Lucerne, continue your journey to Kriens, where you'll experience a panoramic gondola and cable car ascent to the summit of Mount Pilatus, standing at an impressive 2128 meters above sea level. Revel in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Swiss Alpine landscape and the surrounding lakes from the summit. Your adventure continues with a thrilling descent on one of the steepest funiculars, taking you down to Alpnachstad.
Following the mountain exploration, unwind on a tranquil boat trip across Lake Lucerne back to Lucerne, soaking in the scenic beauty along the way. From Lucerne, board a comfortable bus for the return journey to Zurich. This comprehensive tour allows you to experience the best of Switzerland, from stunning landscapes to iconic landmarks, creating memories to last a lifetime.
day 5 Zurich to Venice Train
Enjoy a delightful breakfast at your hotel, and afterward, make your way to the train station for an enchanting journey to Venice. Upon your arrival in Venice, head to your chosen hotel to check in and freshen up. Venice, with its romantic canals, historic architecture, and unique charm, awaits your exploration.
day 6 Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade
Start your day with a delightful breakfast at your hotel, and then embark on a captivating gondola ride along the Grand Canal in Venice. The Gondola Ride offers a unique and iconic experience, allowing you to glide through the enchanting waterways of the city. As you navigate along the Grand Canal, marvel at the historic architecture that lines its banks, including the terrace of the building that houses the renowned Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Enjoy the picturesque views of Venice from the comfort of the gondola, savoring the timeless beauty and romantic ambiance of this extraordinary city.
day 7 Venice to Rome Train
Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at your hotel in Venice. Afterward, make your way to the train station to catch a train to Rome. Upon your arrival in Rome, head to your hotel to check in and freshen up. Rome, the capital city of Italy, is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture. Take some time to settle in and prepare for the exploration of the fascinating landmarks and treasures that await you in the Eternal City.
day 8 Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Tour
Embark on a fascinating journey through the heart of Ancient Rome with a tour that begins at the iconic Colosseum. After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel, head to the monumental Colosseum, where you'll meet your knowledgeable guide. Explore the grandeur of this historic arena, learning about its architectural marvels and the spectacular festivals that once graced its grounds, captivating up to 65,000 spectators.
Take your time to capture photos, refresh yourself, and wander around the Colosseum before moving on to the second part of the tour—the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Discover the social, political, and religious hub of the Roman Empire as you explore the Roman Forum, where different strata of Roman society converged.
Next, ascend the Palatine Hill for a guided tour of its remarkable ruins and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Colosseum. What makes this tour even more special is the opportunity to have a second guide, passionate about Ancient Rome, join you for the second part. Benefit from the expertise of two highly-rated guides, each offering unique insights into the history and significance of these ancient landmarks. It's a comprehensive exploration of Rome's rich past that will leave you with a deep appreciation for the wonders of the Eternal City.
day 9 Departure
Conclude your adventure with a satisfying breakfast and check-out from your hotel. A convenient transfer will be arranged to take you to the airport, ensuring a smooth journey as you prepare to board your flight back home.