11 or 13 days
Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain
Each stop on your 11-day journey will leave you awe-inspired—from the tranquility of lakes Lucerne and Como, to the Mediterranean shores of Cinque Terre and Nice, to the culture and architecture of Provence and Barcelona. Museums will always have their place, but sometimes it’s what’s outside that really takes your breath away.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Switzerland

  • Day 2: Zurich • Lucerne

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Travel to Lucerne

  • Day 3: Lucerne

    Take a walking tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Lucerne
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    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne (in season) and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favourite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended). 

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    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Savour a taste of Swiss culture as you enjoy a fondue meal—the country’s national dish that consists of (delicious) melted cheese and a lot of bread. Then, experience a bit of Swiss tradition in the form of yodelling, folk dances, and Alpine horns. (Just remember to pack your appetite.) 

  • Day 4: Lucerne • Lake Como • Cinque Terre

    Travel via Lake Como to Cinque Terre

  • Day 5: Cinque Terre

    Explore the Cinque Terre by train

  • Day 6: Cinque Terre • French Riviera

    Travel via Monaco to the French Riviera

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 7: French Riviera • Provence

    Travel to Provence

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Take a walking tour of Avignon

  • Day 8: Provence

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheatre

  • Day 9: Provence • Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Arrive in Barcelona

  • Day 10: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

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    Barcelona by bike

    Barcelona by bike

    Feel the warm Mediterranean breeze as you explore Barcelona on a guided bicycle tour. This bicycle-friendly city has more than 75 miles of cycling lanes providing a safe, fun, and fast way to gain a deeper understanding of Barcelona’s richly diverse streets and neighbourhoods. Stop along the way to learn historical details about the city’s famous sites before pedalling on to your next destination. 

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    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gipsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance. 

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 11: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Mercado de San Miguel

    Visit the Prado Museum

  • Day 12: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace
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    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. 

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Switzerland

  • Day 2: Zurich • Lucerne

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Travel to Lucerne

  • Day 3: Lucerne

    Take a walking tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Lucerne
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne (in season) and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favourite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended). 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Savour a taste of Swiss culture as you enjoy a fondue meal—the country’s national dish that consists of (delicious) melted cheese and a lot of bread. Then, experience a bit of Swiss tradition in the form of yodelling, folk dances, and Alpine horns. (Just remember to pack your appetite.) 

  • Day 4: Lucerne • Lake Como • Cinque Terre

    Travel via Lake Como to Cinque Terre

  • Day 5: Cinque Terre

    Explore the Cinque Terre by train

  • Day 6: Cinque Terre • French Riviera

    Travel via Monaco to the French Riviera

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 7: French Riviera • Provence

    Travel to Provence

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Take a walking tour of Avignon

  • Day 8: Provence

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheatre

  • Day 9: Provence • Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Arrive in Barcelona

  • Day 10: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona by bike

    Barcelona by bike

    Feel the warm Mediterranean breeze as you explore Barcelona on a guided bicycle tour. This bicycle-friendly city has more than 75 miles of cycling lanes providing a safe, fun, and fast way to gain a deeper understanding of Barcelona’s richly diverse streets and neighbourhoods. Stop along the way to learn historical details about the city’s famous sites before pedalling on to your next destination. 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gipsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance. 

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 11: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Mercado de San Miguel

    Visit the Prado Museum

  • Day 12: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. 

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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