France & Italy

Discover six popular cities and two cultures in France and Italy: Paris, Strasbourg, Lyon, Turin, Florence and Rome.
Experience Paris, Strasbourg, Lyon, Turin, Florence and Rome - «the Eternal City».

Experience for 10 days 2 cultures and 2 of the most popular holiday countries in Europe. From Paris, the dream destination of all tourists, it takes less than 2 hours by high speed train to reach the charming Strasbourg with its cozy streets and half-timbered houses. In Lyon, culinary highlights and a beautiful old town await you before you cross the border to Italy. First stop is the shopping paradise Turin with the former royal palace. In Florence, unimaginable art treasures await you, before you can experience the more than 2000 years of history in Rome.

from CHF 1'139.–



Tour Programme

1st day: Arrive in Paris

Arrive in Paris by flight. Transfer to your hotel. Why not take a trip to charming Montmartre, home to artists and cabarets like the Moulin Rouge? Overnight in Paris.

2nd day: Explore «the City of Light»

Explore «the City of Light». Whether you enjoy the spectacular view from top of the Eiffel Tower, strolling and shopping along the famous Champs-Elysées or take a sightseeing boat trip on the river Seine, Paris will seduce you with its charm. Sit in a cozy bistro and enjoy the Parisian atmosphere. Overnight in Paris.

3rd day: Depart Paris

Depart Paris by high speed train to Strasbourg, famous for its picture-perfect old town and the cathedral. The district of Petit France with its half-timbered houses and the famous Alsatian cuisine spoil all the senses. Overnight in Strasbourg.

4th day: Depart Strasburg by train to Lyon

Depart Strasburg by train to Lyon, the gourmet capital of France. Discover the old town with its traboules (secret passageways) and the more than 2'000-year history of the city. Be sure to visit one of the many bistros and enjoy local specialties. Overnight in Lyon.

5th day: Train ride to Turin

Train ride to Turin, the first stop in Italy. Visit the Palazzo Reale or the Duomo and enjoy shopping under the arcades. Italy has always been synonymous with good food! Turin is dedicated to chocolate and is the birthplace of the praline. During a walk in the city center you will find numerous small shops offering their homemade chocolates. Overnight in Turin.

6th day: Train ride to Florence

Train ride to Florence, the queen of the Italian cities - rich in art treasures and sights such as the Uffizi Gallery, the Duomo and of course the excellent cuisine and do not miss a visit to the oldest pharmacy in Europe. Overnight in Florence.

7th day: Famous market of San Lorenzo

Visit the famous market of San Lorenzo or stroll through one of the beautiful gardens of Florence. Where there is good food, there are usually good wines – as it is in Florence. Wine tasting options are available in the Florence area. Rent a bike, discover the area on two wheels and taste the best wines from vineyard to vineyard. Overnight in Florence.

8th day: Train ride to Rome

Train ride to Rome. Why not take a city tour in the afternoon to get an overview of this fascinating city? Rome is not only the capital of the state, but also home to the Vatican City in the middle of the city. This is where the spiritual leader of the Catholic Church, the Pope, lives and works. Speaking of God: You love ice cream? In the Gelateria Giolitti over 100 different varieties of ice cream await you - simply divine. Overnight in Rome.

9th day: Explore «the Eternal City»

Explore «the Eternal City». In Rome, you cannot help but deal with the history of the city. Vatican, Roman Forum, the Trevi Fountain, everywhere the eyes are pampered with history and art. Speaking of pampering: Browse through the lively markets and enjoy an aperitif in Trastevere, the nightlife district of the locals. You will love it, promise! Overnight in Rome.

10th day: From hotel to the airport in Rome

Your unique journey to the most beautiful cities of France and Italy comes to an end. Transfer from your hotel to the airport in Rome.

This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.

Prices & Services

Prices per Person in CHF
Prices per Person in CHF

This package is only bookable for non-European residents

from CHF 1'139.–
Our Price Includes
  • 2 nights in Paris incl. breakfast
    3* hotel: Albe Bastille | 4* hotel: Novotel Paris Centre Bercy
  • 1 night in Strasbourg incl. breakfast
    3* hotel: Ibis Styles Strasbourg Centre Gare | 4* hotel: Mercure Centre Gare
  • 1 night in Lyon incl. breakfast
    3* hotel: Axotel Perrache | 4* hotel: Charlemagne
  • 1 night in Turin incl. breakfast
    3* hotel: Roma e Rocca Cavour | 4* hotel: Best Western Plus Genova
  • 2 nights in Florence incl. breakfast
    3* hotel: Delle Nazioni | 4* hotel: Ambasciatori
  • 2 nights in Rome incl. breakfast
    3* hotel: Villa delle Rose | 4* hotel: Starhotels Metropol
  • Transfer airport – hotel – in Paris and hotel – airport in Rome
  • Rail journey incl. seat reservation Paris–Strasbourg – Lyon – Turin – Florence – Rome with Eurail 2 country Select Pass 5 days in 2nd class

Hotels

Albe Bastille
Paris
3
Albe Bastille

10 minutes on foot from the Marais quarter. 31 rooms with TV, free wi-fi, iPod docking station, mini…

from CHF 86.–
Novotel Paris Centre Bercy
Paris
4
Novotel Paris Centre Bercy

10 minutes to walk from the Gare de Lyon. 150 rooms with TV, free wi-fi, minibar, safe, tea/coffee s…

from CHF 138.–
Ibis Styles Strasbourg Gare
Strasbourg
3
Ibis Styles Strasbourg Gare

Pleasant hotel, a few steps from the train station. 48 comfortably furnished rooms with TV, free wi-…

from CHF 75.–
Mercure Strasbourg Centre Gare
Strasbourg
4
Mercure Strasbourg Centre Gare

Opposite the train station, 5 min. from the old town. 68 rooms with TV, free wi-fi, safe, air condit…

from CHF 99.–
Axotel Perrache
Lyon
3
Axotel Perrache

Popular hotel, 5 min. from Lyon-Perrache train station. 130 rooms with TV, free wi-fi, air condition…

from CHF 59.–
Charlemagne
Lyon
4
Charlemagne

Nice hotel, 150 meters from Lyon-Perrache train station. 117 rooms with TV, free wi-fi, air conditio…

from CHF 74.–
Best Western Plus Hotel Genova
Turin | Turin - Italy
4
Best Western Plus Hotel Genova

1 night per person in a double room incl. breakfast

from CHF 80.–
Roma e Rocca Cavour
Turin | Turin - Italy
3
Roma e Rocca Cavour

1 night per person in a double room incl. breakfast

from CHF 94.–
Delle Nazioni
Florence
3
Delle Nazioni

Non-smoking hotel opposite the main train station. 135 simply furnished rooms (17 m2) with TV, free …

from CHF 63.–
c-hotels Ambasciatori
Florence | Florence - Italy
4
c-hotels Ambasciatori

1 night per person in a double room incl. breakfast

from CHF 96.–
Villa delle Rose
Rome | Rome - Italy
3
Villa delle Rose

1 night per person in a double room incl. breakfast

from CHF 70.–
Starhotels Metropole
Rome | Rome - Italy
4.5
Starhotels Metropole

1 night per person in a double room incl. breakfast

from CHF 113.–

Additional Services

Private transfer
Private transfer

Lyon - Transfer from train station Part Dieu to your hotel or vice versa. Private taxi 1-4 persons.

Price per car/route: from CHF 65.-
Private transfer from train station
Private transfer from train station

Private transfer train station Gare de Lyon  – hotel or vice versa.

Price per car/route (1-4 persons) from CHF 68.-
Private transfer from train station - Rome
Private transfer from train station - Rome

Rome - Private transfer from train station Termini – hotel or vice versa. Privat taxi (1-3 persons) or minibus (5-8 persons). When: daily

Price per car/route 1-3 persons: from CHF 52.–, 3-5 persons: from CHF 61.–
Combinations with Switzerland Packages
Combinations with Switzerland Packages
Combine your trip to France and Italy with any Package in Switzerland, i.e.

Contact

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Your Travel Consultant

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E-Mail info@railtoureurope.com
Mon–Fri 9.00 am – 17.00 pm (CET)




My specialty: Bern
In Berne, my hometown, I particularly like the beautiful old town with its 6 km long arcades which invites you to stroll and to shop.

 


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