Northern Italy & Switzerland

  • 11 Days , 2 Countries , 4 Cities
  • From $4,027
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The city of Lucerne’s hidden corners, vibrant alleys, and ancient buildings form the perfect backdrop for a tour. A trip around Lucerne is unforgettable! Experience the diversity of the Lake Lucerne Region on a guided excursion.
Countries Visited Italy, Switzerland
Places Visited Milan, Saiano, Zürich
Suggested Duration 11 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours, Wine Tours
  • DAY 1

    Welcome to Milan, Italy

    Arrive at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Private transfer to the hotel by car.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    Milan - City tour

    After breakfast, meeting with your guide and departure for a half-day guided tour in Milan city center.

    You will visit the famous Duomo, located in the most central point of the city: this grand Gothic cathedral took almost six centuries to complete and is the fifth largest cathedral in the world. You’ll continue to the impressive Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the world’s oldest shopping centers, with two glass-vaulted arcades intersecting in a spectacular glazed octagon. Passing through the Gallery you will arrive at Piazza della Scala, the square which houses the world-renowned Scala Theatre – Milan’s Opera House. Some of the greatest musicians and singers the world has ever known have performed here. The great finale of the tour is none other than Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper, hidden away in the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie.

    Free time in the afternoon for shopping and explore the rest of the city.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 3

    MIlan - Admire Lago di Como

    Free day to enjoy Milan city center and the shopping.

    You’ll start your tour of Como visiting the historic center and enjoy some free time to get to know the town and shop in the many local boutiques. The mild Mediterranean climate ensures an abundance of exotic and rare plants thrive year-round. In Bellagio, one of the most famous towns on the lake, you can follow the steep alleys running up from the lake and stop for a coffee or gelato at one of the lively cafes housed in grand historic buildings.

    Return to the hotel in Milan and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
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  • DAY 4

    Milan - Visit the city of Turin

    After breakfast, departure to Turin by car. Today a metropolis that regards its past by looking toward the future, Turin carries an aspect of youth and vitality, given its numerous locals – from bars to wineries – proliferating in all points, beginning with its center, Piazza Castello.
    Meeting with your guide and start of the tour from Piazza Castello, where you will see the majestic façade of Palazzo Madama and the Royal Palace, a harmonical all-in-one with Chiablese Gallery and the Library’s Wing (that jealously hosts Leonardo da Vinci’s self-portrait). You will then enter the church of San Lorenzo, the royal chapel of the Savoy family, considered one of the most beautiful churches in the world. You will continue our walk to Piazza Carignano. There we will see its homonym Palace that leads one of the most elegant corners of the city with its wavy façade, where the count of Cavour, one of the “fathers” of Italy, getting out every day of the Parliament went for lunch to the well-known Ristorante del Cambio. Following you will admire the Galleria Subalpina, a peculiar Italian Art Nouveau style gallery, to tell the story of Bicerin, the famous hot drink with cream, coffee, and Piedmont’s chestnuts chocolate, which you’ll have the chance to taste in one of the charming restaurants of the city center.

    Dinner at your leisure, return to Milan.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 5

    MIlan - Discover Brescia and The Remarkable Wine Region of Franciacorta

    Today after breakfast, depart to discover Brescia and the remarkable wine region of Franciacorta, with its vineyards and its stunning scenery. You will taste gorgeous award-winning wines, like the world-famous Bollicine and Satin, while meeting some of the numerous characters that produce these wines.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 6

    Zurich - Reach St.Moritz by Bernina Express Red Train

    In the morning after breakfast, we depart by car to Tirano, from where you’ll get on the “Bernina express red train” between Italy and Switzerland, arriving in St. Moritz. The railway is unique, blending ideally with the alpine landscapes around the Albula and Bernina Passes. The train goes through 55 tunnels and 196 bridges, while the highest point is 1.4 miles (2,253 m) above sea level.

    Arrive in St Moritz and transfer by car to Zurich.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Train Train
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  • DAY 7

    Zurich - City tour and surrounding area

    Breakfast at the hotel, and departure to an HD SIC tour by car in Zurich, Switzerland's business and cultural center, and surroundings. Heading out to the beautiful surrounding area, you cross Lake Zurich by ferry and ride a cable car to Felsenegg with stunning views of the town, the lake, and the snow-capped Alps.

    Free time and dinner at your leisure

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Train Train
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  • DAY 8

    Zurich - Iconic Excursion to Jungfraujoch

    Breakfast at the hotel, and departure to an iconic excursion (SIC FD) to Jungfraujoch. This will be a scenic coach journey through splendid countryside that takes you to the Bernese Oberland. After a break in Interlaken, a picturesque village nestled idyllically between Lakes Brienz and Thun, board the cogwheel train in Grindelwald for a spectacular ride via Kleine Scheidegg up to Jungfraujoch. Stunning views of the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau accompany you on the way and the imposing Eiger North Face seems to be within one’s grasp. Once on the top, immerse yourself in the fascinating high alpine wonderland of eternal ice, snow, and rock.

    Return to your hotel in Zurich and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Train Train
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  • DAY 9

    Zurich - Trip to city of Lucerne and Mount Titlis

    Today, after breakfast departure to a SIC FD excursion to Lucerne first and then to Mt. Titlis at 3.000 m.!

    The journey begins through the beautiful countryside and along the shores of the Lake of the Four Cantons to Lucerne, a charming town with its Chapel Bridge, the Town Hall, the Jesuit Church, and the Culture and Congress Centre. Enjoy some time at leisure to explore the Old Town before continuing. At Engelberg, at the valley station, the breathtaking journey continues with the different aerial cable cars to the top of Mt. Titlis, located 3000 meters (10,000 feet) above sea level. You’ll enjoy the spectacular sight of the glacier's deep crevasses and gigantic ice boulders from the cable car. At the top of Mt. Titlis, a high alpine panorama awaits you: enjoy magnificent views of the Alps from the restaurants or the sun terrace.

    Return to your hotel in Zurich and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Train Train
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  • DAY 10

    Zurich - Enjoy the Lindt Chocolate Museum

    Free day for shopping and for enjoying the city center. During the day, you’ll visit the Lindt chocolate museum, experiencing this fascinating world!

    Return to your hotel in Zurich and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 11

    Goodbye to Zurich...

    Today is the final day of our journey. Morning is yours to relax and rest. After buffet breakfast at our hotel, transfer to Zurich International Airport for your flight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer
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Starting from $4,027 per person

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Price excluding international flights
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What’s Included?

  • 10-Night accommodation in 4-star hotel on BB basis
    • 5-Night in Milan
    • 5-Night in Zurich
  • Private driven car from on day 1, day 4 to day 6 and day 11
  • Guided tour in Milan HD
  • Guided tour in Turin HD and Bicerin tasting
  • Guided tour in Brescia and Franciacorta FD
  • Panoramic Bernina Express train 1st class
  • Guided tour in Zurich and surroundings SIC HD
  • Guided SIC FD tour to Jungfraujoch (coach, guide, cogwheel train, included)
  • Guided SIC FD tour to Lucerne/Mt. Titlis (coach, guide, cable car included)
  • Lindt chocolate museum

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Half-day guided tour in Milan city center
  • Admire Lago di Como
  • Visit The City of Turin
  • Discover Brescia and the remarkable wine region of Franciacorta
  • Reach St. Moritz by Bernina Express Red Train
  • Zurich City Tour and Surrounding Area
  • Iconic excursion to Jungfraujoch
  • Trip to city of Lucerne and Mount Titlis
  • Enjoy the Lindt Chocolate Museum

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