Highlights of Europe-10 days
Places covered: Rome, Pisa, Florence, Venice Mestre or Padova, Milan, Zurich, Paris
Day 1 Rome arrival:
On arrival at Rome airport you will be welcomed by Concept Voyages’ representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. In the evening proceed for enjoying dinner at restaurant. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 2 Rome – Pisa:
Breakfast at Hotel. Today you will proceed for a Guided Panoramic City Tour of Rome where you will visit Vatican City and St Peter's Basilica, the Colosseum, originally known as Flavian Amphitheatre, where ancient gladiators fought for the public’s entertainment. Later we will visit the beautiful Trevi Fountain before visiting Spanish Steps. Thereafter, shop along Via Condotti, one of Rome's most elegant shopping streets for a short time. You will then proceed to Pisa. Enjoy a delicious dinner at restaurant and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3 Pisa – Florence:
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at hotel. Today you will start with visiting the world-renowned Leaning Tower of Pisa at Campo dei Miracoli, also known as Field of Miracles. Later proceed to Florence. Arrive in Florence and proceed for a Guided Panoramic City Tour of Florence. See the city’s main sights like the multicoloured Duomo, St John’s Baptistry and Piazza della Signoria with its amazing sculptures. You will also see the famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge, one of the city’s most famous landmarks. Enjoy dinner at restaurant and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4 Florence – Venice:
Breakfast at Hotel. Today you will proceed to Venice. Arrive in Venice and you will take a motor launch to St Mark’s Square. Enjoy a Guided Walking Tour of Venice Island. You will see St Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace, Bridge of Sighs and St Mark’s Campanile, a replica of the original watchtower that collapsed in 1902. Visit a Venetian glass factory and be fascinated by a master glassblower’s demonstration. Later we take a motor launch and return back to the mainland. We will proceed to dinner and later to your hotel in Padova for overnight stay.
Day 5 Venice – Verona – Milan:
Breakfast at Hotel. Today we proceed to Milan via Verona. We will make a brief stop at Shakespeare's Verona where you can see Juliet's balcony and the Roman Arena. Later we head to Milan the fashion capital of Italy. Upon arrival, explore the city at your own leisure. Afternoon free to explore Milan for shopping. Enjoy dinner at restaurant and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6 Milan – Foxtown Retail Park – Zurich:
Breakfast at hotel. Today we will proceed for a 2 hour Guided Panoramic City Tour of Milan which will include a panoramic view of Milan and a short stop at The Duomo. Later you will be transferred to Switzerland by coach. You will pass through the border and take a short stop at Foxtown Retail Park. Foxtown offers 160 exclusive stores, 250 brands at factory prices. We depart by late afternoon to Zurich which will take around 3.5hrs. Arrive and proceed directly for having dinner at restaurant. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 7 Zurich – Mt Pilatus – Lucerne – Zurich:
Breakfast at Hotel. Today you will be taken for a Tour of Mount Pilatus. Your coach will take you to Kriens where you will board the Panorama Gondolas and enjoy magnificent panoramic views: the panorama gondolas takes around 30 minutes to travel to Mount Pilatus the Fräkmüntegg summit terminus. You will have time to explore Pilatus. Later return back by Cogwheel. We take the Cogwheel from Pilatus Kulm to Alpnachstad, the world's steepest Cogwheel railway winds down through lush meadows carpeted with Alpine flowers, past sparkling mountain streams and fascinating rock faces. Meet your coach at Alpnachstad and then you will travel to the picturesque township of Lucerne. Next, take a walking tour to Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument. Then, spend the rest of the day at leisure to relax or shop for branded watches, famous Swiss chocolates and music boxes. Later return to Zurich for enjoying a delicious dinner at restaurant and overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 8 Zurich – Paris:
Breakfast at Hotel. Today you will proceed to Paris. Enjoy breathtaking views en route. It will take you around 7.5 - 8hours to get to Paris. Arrive late evening and enjoy dinner at restaurant and overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 9 Paris:
Breakfast at Hotel. Today you will be taken for a Guided City Tour of Paris. Where you will visit Montparnasse Tower (Admission Included), sghtseeing of Champs-Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Opera, Madeleine, Nontre Dame, Eiffel Tower (Outside View) and more. In the afternoon, you will proceed for shopping at Galleria Lafayette. Enjoy dinner at restaurant and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10 Paris departure:
Breakfast at hotel. Day free at leisure for shopping until departure transfer to airport for boarding flight to onward destination with sweet memories of Europe.
End of tour.