Florence - Venice (203 km)
Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. We will arrive in Venice and take the boat and cross the Giudecca to the Island of Venice. With a local guide, we will visit the St. Mark's Square and enter the Basilica.Afterwards, we will visit the Murano glass factory. At the end of the afternoon, we will have the chance to enjoy own free time or eat dinner in the Mestre district, where you can choose the type of restaurant that you prefer (Indian, Oriental, Italian, etc.).
This city off the coast of northeast Italy is famous the world over for its many canals. It is actually a chain of 118 islands linked together by bridges and waterways. Venice is world-renown for its art and beauty.
The canals of Venice are what make this city iconic. Gondolas are special boats designed to navigate these channels. No visit to Venice is complete without a romantic ride down the canals on a gondola.Musicians 1 tenor and one accordionist for the gondola group.
Admission (Optional): Adult €35; Child €35; Minimum group required: 10 persons|Duration: Approx. 35 Minutes
Saint Mark's Basilica
The Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco is the most famous church in Venice and is known for its unique and ornate Italo-Byzantine architecture that includes five hemispherical domes and fine patterns. It was built in the 11th century AD.
Standard Hotel: Lugano/Novotel Mestre Castellana/Holiday Inn/Mondial Venecia or similar
Venice - Verona - Lugano - Zurich (429 km)
We will depart from Venice to Verona. We could take a shuttle from parking to the historic centre, walking in Romeo and Juliet's city. Afterwards we will continue the journey to Switzerland. We will see Lugano and the beautiful lakes and mountains with snow-capped peaks line our route. Arrival in Zurich, have free time in the historic centre next to the lake, where you will be able to dine in your chosen restaurant serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, international or Swiss food.
It is one of the main tourist destinations in northern Italy, owing to its artistic heritage, several annual fairs, shows, and operas, such as the lyrical season in the Arena, the ancient amphitheatre built by the Romans.
Lugano, located in southern Switzerland, is an Italian-speaking city located on a lake and surrounded by mountains by the same name. There are 17 heritage sites of national significance in Lugano including villages like Barbengo, Bre, and Gandria, as well as libraries, churches, museums, and more.
Sitting on the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich, this city is the largest in Switzerland. The Bahnhofstrasse ("Station Street") is an important landmark as one of the world's most expensive shopping areas.
Standard Hotel: Novotel Zurich Airport/ Hotel Movenpick Airport/Kameha Grand Zurich or similar
Zurich - Grindelwald - Lucerne - Zurich (183 km)
Today we will see beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes in the region of Interlaken. We will stop in Grinderwald where we will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car up to mountain. We will walk along the winding path which will lead us to the "footbridge over the empty". Dare to walk along the bridge amongst the fantastic scenery enjoying glaciers all around us. We will have a lunch up the mountain before heading back down. We will then continue to Lucerne. In the evening we will have time to stroll around, enjoying the city and taking dinner before we return to the hotel in Zurich.
Grindelwald is a village and municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. In addition to the village of Grindelwald, the municipality also includes the settlements of Alpiglen, Burglauenen, Grund, Itramen, Mühlebach, Schwendi, Tschingelberg and Wargistal.
This Swiss city on gorgeous Lake Lucerne is popular with tourists due to its amazing views of the lake, Mount Pilatus, and Mount Rigi of the Swiss Alps. Some of the buildings in Lucerne date back hundreds of years.
Standard Hotel: Novotel Zurich Airport/Hotel Movenpick Airport/ Kameha Grand Zurich or similar