11 or 13 days
Lucerne, Venice, Rome, Florence, French Riviera, with extension to Paris
In Switzerland, the jaw-dropping Alpine scenery is the undisputed highlight. Mountain peaks and pristine lakes have shaped the Swiss culture since the beginning of time. In the cities of Italy and on the French Riviera, man-made wonders like the Roman Colosseum, the Florence Duomo and the Palace of Monaco recall the region’s key role in shaping our history.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Switzerland

  • Day 2: Zurich • Lucerne

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of Zurich

    Hotel in 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 • Verona • Venice

    Arrive in Venice

  • Day 5: Venice

    Take a ferry in Venice

    Guided Sightseeing of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    Enjoy a gondola ride 

  • Day 6: Venice • Rome

    Arrive in Rome

  • Day 7: Rome

    Tour the Roman Forum and the Colosseum with an expert local guide

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 8: Rome • Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Basilica of Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise

    Arrive in Florence

  • Day 9: Florence • Pisa • French Riviera

    See the Leaning Tower of Pisa

    Visit the Baptistery of St. John and the Pisa Cathedral

    Arrive in Nice and transfer to the French Riviera
  • Day 10: French Riviera

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 11: French Riviera • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris

    Walking tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Dinner in the Latin Quarter


  • Day 12: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
  • 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

    Take a walking tour of Zurich

    Hotel in 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 • Verona • Venice

    Arrive in Venice

  • Day 5: Venice

    Take a ferry in Venice

    Guided Sightseeing of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    Enjoy a gondola ride 

  • Day 6: Venice • Rome

    Arrive in Rome

  • Day 7: Rome

    Tour the Roman Forum and the Colosseum with an expert local guide

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 8: Rome • Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Basilica of Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise

    Arrive in Florence

  • Day 9: Florence • Pisa • French Riviera

    See the Leaning Tower of Pisa

    Visit the Baptistery of St. John and the Pisa Cathedral

    Arrive in Nice and transfer to the French Riviera
  • Day 10: French Riviera

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 11: French Riviera • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris

    Walking tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Dinner in the Latin Quarter


  • Day 12: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
  • Day 13: Depart for home

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