Best of Europe 12 days
Arrive Zurich - Interlaken
On arrival in Zurich, transfer directly by train to Interlaken-a Mecca for visitors with its spectacular scenery. The day is at leisure to explore Interlaken's 'Hoheweg' - an inviting 700 m long boulevard with hotels, cozy cafes, fashion boutiques, watch and jewelry stores. As dusk draws near, admire the mountains by taking an Optional evening cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz. (Cruise operational from May-August only). Overnight in Interlaken.
This morning after breakfast, depart for Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe. This memorable train trip from Interlaken Ost takes you via Lauterbrunnen and Wengen to the Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. Visit the Ice Palace and Sphinx Terraces offering breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken.
Interlaken - Lucerne
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer on your own to the train station to board the train to Lucerne. Today you experience a rail trip by Brunig Express from Interlaken to the city of lights- Lucerne. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this lovely city or visit the Swiss Transport Museum, the new IMAX Theatre or the Lion Monument. Overnight in Lucerne.
After breakfast leave for a trip to Mt. Titlis. All year round, Mount Titlis offers a snow and ice experience from the highest viewpoint in Central Switzerland. Evening at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Lucerne.
Lucerne - Rome
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed on your own to the train station to board your train to Zurich airport. On arrival, at the Zurich station proceed to the airport to board your flight for Rome. On arrival in Rome you will be transferred to the hotel. Later depart for the Hop on Hop off tour. Explore Rome at your own pace on an extensive hop on hop off itinerary through the heart of Rome. Overnight in Rome.
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast depart for the Vatican Tour. The Vatican is one of the most interesting and breathtakingly beautiful sites in the world, but it can be a bit overwhelming to the average visitor. Overnight in Rome.
Rome - Florence
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer on your own to the train station to board your train to Florence. Upon arrival, transfer on your own to the hotel. Today in the afternoon proceed for an excursion to Pisa. Overnight in Florence.
Florence - Venice
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer on your own to the train station to board train to Venice. Upon arrival make your own way to the hotel. Today in the evening, enjoy a Gondola Ride. Overnight in Venice.
After breakfast at the hotel, you have an option for a morning walking tour of the city. Overnight in Venice.
Venice - Paris
After breakfast, day free at leisure. In the evening, transfer to the station on your own to board the overnight train to Paris. Overnight on board train.
Arrive into Paris, the vibrant city famous for its museums and monuments. You will be transferred to your hotel. Evening is at leisure or you may choose the option of an evening at the world renowned Lido Show. You will be served half a bottle of champagne during the show and will be seized by the unique Parisian spirit. Overnight in Paris.
This morning after breakfast at the hotel, enjoy some of the history of France and its national monuments. Later take acruise on the River Seine and visit the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower. Also visit the Montparnasse Tower where you will be gifted a crystal souvenir. Rest of the day is free for shopping at one of the famous store in Paris- Galeries Lafayette. Galeries Lafayette's flagship store on boulevard Haussmann offers an incomparable selection of the most prestigious names in fashion, perfumes & cosmetics, accessories, lingerie, interior decor, toys, lifestyle goods and much more. Overnight in Paris.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed on your own to the airport for your flight back home or onward destination.