Rome, Florence, Swiss Alps (Lauterbrunnen) & Paris
From the ancient city of Rome which will mesmerise you with its stunning architecture, through the Italian cuisine capital - Florence to the European hidden gem - a little village in Swiss Alps (Lauterbrunnen) to the capital of romance - Paris.
- 8 nights' accommodation, 8 breakfasts, 3 dinners
- Transportation between the cities and an English-speaking Busabout guide
- Pisa day trip
- Rome Walking tour
- Florence walking tour and night out
H: Included Highlights
F: Free Time Option
(B) Breakfast, (D) Dinner
Day 1: Rome
After meeting at our accommodation we’ll head into town and go on a walking tour that will take us all the way back to the Baroque!
H:Rome walking tour
Day 2: Rome – Florence
Today we drive to Florence through the beautiful Tuscan region where we’ll make a brief stop for lunch. After getting ourselves settled at the hostel we’ll join a walking tour that includes a visit to a leather shop to see a demo and a 4-course Italian feast! We’ll sing the night away at a popular karaoke bar. (B, D)
H:Lunch in the Tuscan region
H:Walking tour of Florence
H:Tasty 4-course Italian dinner
Day 3: Florence
The day is free to explore the heart of the Italian Renaissance. Get lost in the magnificent museums, gaze at the Duomo, admire the gorgeous Ponte Vecchio or head out on an optional Chianti Wine Tour. For a completely unique experience go horse riding in the Tuscan countryside!
H:Chianti Wine Tour
H:Horse riding excursion
Day 4: Florence
Today we rise early and catch a train to Lucca where you’ll have free time to explore its charming historic centre. On the way back we’ll pay the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa a visit.
H:Trip to Lucca & the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Day 5: Florence – Lauterbrunnen
We leave Florence and drive across the beautiful northern landscapes of Italy into the stunning Swiss Alps. We’ll arrive in Lauterbrunnen right in time for dinner. We recommend saving some energy for the busy couple of days ahead!
Day 6 & 7:
You won’t be out of things to do in this surreal location! Explore the area by yourself or join one of the many optional excursions available. Maybe take a trip up to Jungfraujoch, The Top of Europe, or go white water rafting nearby? The possibilities are endless.
H:Head up to Jungfraujoch - The Top of Europe
H:Go white water rafting or skydiving!
Day 8: Lauterbrunnnen – Paris
Goodbye Switzerland, hello France! Today we drive up to the capital of romance, Paris. We’ll have one final dinner at the hostel to relive all the fun we had, one story at a time!
H:Dinner at the hostel
Day 9: Paris (Check-Out)
We check-out after breakfast. The tour has sadly come to an end, but the good times won’t be forgotten.