railtour
+41 (0)31 378 01 01
info@railtoureurope.com
Mon-Fri 09.00–12.00 & 13.00–17.00 (CET)

Best of France, Switzerland & Italy

A train journey through France, Switzerland and Italy is maybe the most coloured combination in Europe.
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights

Three exciting and unique countries such as France, Switzerland and Italy, each with its own individual and unique culture, landscape and architecture, await you on this rail journey.

Beside discovering the history, architecture, art, culinary scene, landscapes, sights and attractions of each destination, you will have enough time to get to know the people on your way.

The romantic Paris and gastronomic delights in France, the unspoiled but spectacular Alpine scenery and the many lakes in Switzerland, "la dolce vita" and the richness of art, history and fashion in Italy, will seduce your senses on this rail journey.

Price per person from CHF 1'251.–




Highlights

  • Eiffel Tower in Paris
  • Sacré Cœur and Montmartre in Paris
  • Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe in Interlaken
  • Mount Titlis in Lucerne
  • Cathedral in Milan
  • St Mark's Square in Venice
  • Doge's Palace in Venice
  • Colosseum in Rome
  • Vatican City in Rome
 Lucerne  Mount Titlis  Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

Travel details

Itinerary
1st day: Arrival in Paris
Individual arrival in Paris. Why not take a trip to charming Montmartre, home to artists and cabarets like the Moulin Rouge? Overnight in Paris.

2nd day: Paris
Breakfast at the hotel. 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 enchant you with its charm. Sit in a cozy bistro and enjoy the Parisian atmosphere. Overnight in Paris.

3rd day: Paris to Interlaken or Lucerne (5h)
Breakfast at the hotel. Train ride to Interlaken or Lucerne via Basel. Overnight in Interlaken or Lucerne.

4th day: Interlaken or Lucerne
Breakfast at the hotel. Make an excursion from Interlaken up to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe at 3454 m. Visitors have access to the high-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock. Or do an excursion from Lucerne to Mount Titlis at 3020 m. Titilis Rotair, the first revolving cablecar of the world takes you up on the last stage for a spectacular, close-up insight into a glacier. Overnight in Interlaken or Lucerne.

5th day: Interlaken or Lucerne to Milan (3h30)
Breakfast at the hotel. Train ride to Milan, which is well known for shopping and cultural highlights such as the Cathedral or Leonardo Da Vinci's world-famous image «The Last Supper». Overnight in Milan.

6th day: Milan to Venice (2h30)
Breakfast at the hotel. Train ride to Venice – the city for lovers. Romantic streets, hidden squares, small islands and idyllic canals give this city a unique atmosphere. Overnight in Venice.

7th day: Venice
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Doge's Palace and enjoy the unique view over the lagoon city from the observation deck of the Campanile. How about a romantic gondola ride through the canals or a boat trip to Muralto to the world famous glass blowing shop? Overnight in Venice.

8th day: Venice to Rome (4h)
Breakfast at the hotel. Train ride to Rome. Why not take a city tour in the afternoon to get an overview of this fascinating city? Overnight in Rome.

9th day: Rome
Breakfast at the hotel. Explore «the Eternal City». In Rome, you cannot help but deal with the history of the city. Vatican City, 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: Departure from Rome
Breakfast at the hotel. Individual onward journey.

This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.

Services

Included
  • Rail journey incl. seat reservation Paris–Interlaken/Lucerne–Milan–Venice–Rome with Interrail/Eurail Global Pass 5 days in 2nd class
  • 2 nights in Paris, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Interlaken or Lucerne, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 1 night in Milan, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Venice, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Rome, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
Not Included
  • From CHF 164.– upgrade in 1st class rail
  • Excursions
  • Additional services
  • Additional nights
  • Supplement for single room
  • Upgrade to 4* and 5* hotels
  • Some hotels may charge CHF 2.– to CHF 7.– local city taxes per person/night

Excursions

Titlis
Mount Titlis
Titlis

From Lucerne the train takes you to the mountain monastery village Engelberg where you board the Titlis Xpress to Stand. From there the world's first revolving cable car Titlis Rotair takes you up to Mount Titlis. Visit the glacier cave, ride the Ice Flyer chairlift or get your thrills on the Titlis Cliff Walk. » When: according to timetable. Duration: half day.


Price per person from CHF 87.–

Travel dates

Travel dates:
Best of France, Switzerland & Italy
Daily departure

railtour Staedtereisen railtour Aktivferien railtour Gruppenreisen railtour Bahnerlebnisse railtour Freizeitparks railtour Wellness railtour Ferien Am Meer railtour _Rundreisen railtour WhatsApp railtour Facebook railtour Twitter railtour GooglePlus railtour Instagram railtour Bahn Hotel railtour Hotel railtour Flug Hotel railtour Bahn railtour Flug railtour Extras railtour Rail Pass