2020 / 2021
Detailed day by day description
This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.
Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.
The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transfer to the Trastevere district . Indian dinner included.
IMPORTANT - IF YOU REQUESTED ADDITIONAL NIGHTS on arrival at the hotel you will have your booking made but the guide of your trip will normally not arrive until the start of the included activities. YOUR TIME BEFORE THIS MOMENT IS THEREFORE FREE. At your hotel they can help you with all the information you need.
NB: The schedules you will find in this itinerary are approximate. The guide, depending on the situation and in order to improve the development of the circuit, may adjust the schedules.
Welcome to Rome! Transfer f rom airport to hotel and free time to explore before meeting your guide and fellow travellers. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
18.30 hrs- At the end of the evening we arrange a transfer to Trastevere area. This neighborhood will be a great introduction to Rome, a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere district reveals hidden treasures to us, such as some modest medieval churches, small shops with the most peculiar of objects or scenes of daily life. Indian dinner included. Return to hotel.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admission price included) and visit to the Vatican City. Indian dinner.
In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city , which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We will know 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 construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire.
18.30 hrs.- In the evening, indian dinner included.
Total distance: 320km
Scenery : Apennine Mountains and Tuscan vineyards. View from Piazzale Michelangelo. City tour in Florence.
Note: We recommend you wear comfortable shoes as the tour of Florence involves walking.
08:00h Rome – Departure, passing through the Tiber Valley.
12:15h Florence – Our first contact with the Renaissance city is Piazzale Michelangelo, a viewpoint with marvellous views of the city. Don’t forget to take your camera!
Walking tour with local guide, lasting two and a half hours. We visit the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vechio, Straw Market, Piazza Republica, Palacio Vecchio. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Free afternoon to explore and visit the city’s historical markets and museums.
In the evening, you will have an indian dinner included.
Total distance: 310km
Scenery: we cross the Apennines and the Po Valley.
Today´s Highlight: boat on Venice’s Giudecca. Visit and admission to the St. Marks Basilica. Admire the technique of crafting Murano Glass. Dinner included.
08.15h Florencia – Departure, passing through mountain scenery.
12:00 h Venice – Arrival at Tronchetto Gate where we take the boat and cross the Giudecca to the Island of Venice. Comprehensive tour with a local guide to St. Mark’s Square and the interior of St, Mark’s Basilica (admission included). Visit to the Murano Glass Factory where we will see a demonstration of how this ancient glass is made. Free afternoon.
19:00h Return to firm land and transfer to hotel. Dinner in an indian restaurant included. Accommodation in the Mestre district.
Total distance: 412km
Scenery: Very beautiful landscapes from Verona until the end of the stage: lakes, tyrolean villages, high mountains.
08:00 h. Venice – Departure, crossing the Po Valley.
09:30 h. Verona – The Romeo and Juliet’s city, the “city of lovers”. We will provide a shuttle from parking to the historic centre. Our guide will tell you the best way to visit this city, which has many interesting monuments: Bra Square, Roman Theatre dating from the 1st century, Erbe Square, Statue of Dante, Mediaeval Walls or the house of Juliet.
12:00 h. We continue our journey towards Austria between beautiful lakes and mountains to Innsbruck. Stop en route for lunch.
16.00 h.- Before the arrival, we will discover the Swarovski Museum , the renowned home of crystals. We shall visit its impressive gardens and learn how the pieces of crystal are produced.
17.30 hrs.- Swarovski Museum.- Departure to Innsbruck.
18.00 hrs.- Innsbruck- time to stroll in the historic centre of INNSBRUCK. Indian dinner included .
Total distance: 268 km
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Alps, lakes, castle, exciting landscapes. Lunch included.
08.00 hrs- Innsbruck, departure. Today, we will enjoy a stage full of excitement.
09.45 hrs- ZUGSPITZE .- Arriving from the Austrian side, Zugspitze is on the border between Austria and Germany. We will go to the summit of the highest mountain in Germany via the modern Zugspitze cableway (included) . On fine days, we can see a panoramic of the snowy mountain peaks across 4 countries! Lunch included.
13.30 hrs- Zugspitze- Departure.
14.30hrs.- Highline 179 in Reutte . Arrival to the worl´d longest suspension pedestrian bridge in Tibet style according to the Guiness Book of Records (entrance included ), that extends at an altitude of 114 m with a lenght of about 406 m. we will feel a unique experience in the mountains with amazing views and a remarkable floating sensation.
15.45 hrs.- Highline 179 departure. We will continue to FELDKIRCH.
18.00 hrs.- Feldkirch. Arrival. In Austria, in the border with Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany; Charming walled town with beautiful medieval old town and castle. Free time and accommodation.
Total distance: 210 km
Scenery: Picturesque all day; Lakes, charming villages. -
Note: The currency of Switzerland is the Swiss Franc. We cross the Swiss border. Don’t forget to have your passports ready.
08:15hrs.- Feldkirch,- Departure. We start our day by Constanza Lake, between Germany and Switzerland. before visiting MAINAU Island (access by pedestrian bridge) with its stunning botanic garden (entry included)
10:00hrs. - Constance - Time to stroll through this elegant city and have lunch.
14.00hrs. - Island of Mainau - departure.
15.00 hrs. - Stein Am Rhein. -Arrival to this typical village on the Rhine River with precious houses with painted walls.
16.00 hrs.- Stein Am Rhein,- Departure.
16.30 hrs. - Rhine Waterfalls ( entry included ), the waterfalls with the most abundant flow in Europe.
18:00hrs. - Rhine Waterfalls - departure. We continue to Zurich.
19:00 hrs. - Zurich. Arrival at the end of the day. Indian dinner included.
Total distance: 280 km
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Admire the fantastic landscapes. Cable car included to Grindelwald first. Lunch included
Note: Wear warm clothing and comfortable shoes to walk and your camera.
Note: Due to weather conditions (strong wind) or maintenance reasons, the cable car may not operate at any time. If this happens, we will provide an alternative lift to another similar place.
08.00 hrs- Zurich- departure to a spectacular stage with beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes.
10.15 hrs.- Grindelwald. Time to have a coffee in this mountain resort in the Bernese Alps before taking the cable car to Grindelwald First (ticket included), the largest ski center in the region. We will walk along the path (30 minutes) i n which we will have the opportunity in breathtaking alpine landscapes to take the "footbridge over the emptiness" enjoying the glaciers that surround us; Lunch included f or all passengers (vegetarian option available).
13.15 hrs- Grndenwald departure. We continue to Lucerne.
15.00 hrs- Lucerne - arrival in time to explore one of the most interesting Swiss cities and see the KapellBrück, covered bridge over the river Reuss, the Town Hall and Square with its Clock Tower and its pedestrian streets and elegant shops.
18:00 h. Return to Zurich.
18.45 h. -Zurich - Dinner in the restaurant of your choice. Transfer to hotel about 21.00 hrs.
After breakfast, end of our services.