Day 1 Siena (D)
Arrive in Rome; meet your guide and driver team. Transfer to your hotel in Rome. By evening, welcome dinner allow you to get acquainted.
Hotel Pineta Palace **** or similar for 2 nights
Day 2 Rome tour (B)
By morning, the guided tour of classical Rome will show you Ie Forum, Ie Coliseum, Piazza Venezia, etc. A pass for public transportation will facilitate your further exploration. Afternoon is Free to impregnate you with exceptional atmosphere of Rome or participate in an optional excursion to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. By evening, a dinner with live music followed by a walk through Illuminated Rome will be proposed as an option.
Day 3 Rome – Montepulciano – Siena (B / L / D)
Depart back to Tuscany in the valley of the Tiber and stop in Montepulciano. Discovery of the Old Town medieval famous for its ‘vino nobile “one of the most-liked in the world Tuscan wines. Stop at a winery for a tour of the cellars and a wine tasting followed by lunch “spuntino” consists of locaux. Continuation products to Siena in the Chianti wine region. The guided tour will reveal you the rich artistic heritage of this medieval city, eternal rival of Florence. Route to Montecatini Terme, a spa town deemed.
Installation at the hotel and dinner.
Hotel: West Florence **** or similar for 1 night
Day 4 Florence – Region Of Venice (B / D)
This morning, drive to Florence with a stop at the belvedere Michelangelo to admire the panoramic view of the old city and I’Arno. Guided tour walk from Florence, capital of Tuscany impregnee grace and refinement and high places of the Italian Renaissance. Walk the walk you will discover the Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio, the Cathedral, the Baptistery, Giotto’s bell tower, the palace of the Medici, etc. Free lunch and before leaving the area of Venice time. Installation at your hotel for the next 2 nights and dinner.
Hotel Venice Mestre Russott **** or similar for 2 nights
Day 5 Venice tour (PDB)
It is by public transport, thanks to your pass 24, you reach Venice. The guided tour, you will discover the Piazza San Marco and its Basilica, the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Doge’s Palace. Visit a glass blowing workshop on schedule available. Rest of the day to discover this lakeside town. Vaporetto, you can explore the Grand Canal lined with magnificent monuments or explore the lees of the lagoon: Murano and Burano.
Day 6 Region Of Venice – Verona – Lake Maggiore (B / D)
Departure to Verona, romantic city immortalized by the heroes of Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet. City tour and then on to the Piedmont and the region of Lake Maggiore. Because of its scope, its majestic and wild beauty, the most famous pre-Alpine lakes and the pearl of the Italian lakes. After the orientation, free time in the pretty town of Stresa on the shores of the lake and facing the famous lees Borrornees turn. Your guide will offer an optional excursion by boat I’isola Bella to visit the Borromean Palace and its sumptuous gardens. Transfer to your hotel in late afternoon. Diner.
Hotel Milan Speranza **** or similar for 1 night
Day 7 Lake Maggiore – The Central Alps – Lucerne (PDB)
You walk along Lake Maggiore to direct you to the Swiss canton of Ticino, then cross the valleys plunge via the majestic Alpine roads. You will cross two spectacular mountain passes with their valleys and picturesque villages Nufenen Pass, the highest of the Swiss massif accessible by vehicle and the Furka Pass. Free time for lunch at the Belvedere Furka or you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Gotthard Massif and the Valley of the Urserental and then visit the cave of the glacier du Rhone (surcharge). Continuation in German Switzerland and photo-stop at the monument of William Tell in Altdorf. Late in the after-noon arrival in Lucerne, Lake Lucerne and install your hotel. Free evening.
In case of closure of the Alpine passes, an alternative itinerary will be adopted.
Hotel: Ramada **** or similar for 2 nights
Day 8 Lucerne tour (PDB)
Discovery of the beautiful city of Lucerne medieval or see among others: the Lion Monument, the market for wines, the town hall and the oldest covered wooden bridge in Europe, true emblems of the city, which burned down in part 1993 and was rebuilt in the same. Free after-noon to stroll in the old town or while participating in an optional excursion to Mount Pilatus. To brighten your evening, your guide will offer an immersion in the Swiss traditions with an optional dinner-show during which you will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious cheese fondue and attend a performance of folk songs in high color.
Day 9 Lucerne – Interlaken-La Gruyere Geneva (PDB)
This morning, take the road to the Bernese Oberland and its magnificent mountain peaks. After the pass of Brunig you arrive in Interlaken, situated holiday resort between lakes Brienz and Thun, surrounded by three mountains reputed worldwide: the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau. Walk in Interlaken before continuing to the region of Gruyere. Discovery of the small medieval city of Gruyeres, dominated by a magnificent castle of the 12 century. Visit a cheese tasting including Broc then transfer to a visit to a chocolate factory. Continue to the Geneva region along Lake Geneva. Installing your hotel.
Geneva Holiday Inn Express airport *** or similar for 1 night
Day 10 Region De Geneva – Lyon (PDB)
The day will commence with a city tour of Geneva, European headquarters of the United Nations and the International Red Cross, the Palace of Nations, the Quai des Alps and Ie famous fountain, the symbol of the city. Free lunch. Then drive to Lyon, the former capital of silk, situated near the confluence of the Rhone and Saone. City tour during which you will scroll through the Place Bellecour, the town hall, the place Bellecour, then visit a silk workshop. Installation at the hotel and free evening. Optional tour of Old Lyon followed by dinner in a “plug” restaurant serving typical specialties of the city.
Hotel Lyon Villeurbanne Alliance *** or similar for 1 night.
Day 11 Lyon – Beaune – Paris (PDB)
Today you will cross an area of great wines, Burgundy, reaching Beaune, its former capital. Discovery of this fortified city medieval including visits to its famous Hospices, founded in 1443 and marvel of architecture with roofs of multicolored tiles. Free time for lunch before hitting the road Grands Crus also surnornrnee “Champs Elysees of Burgundy”, which brings together the full range of appellations. Wine tasting before continuing your way through the forest of Fontainebleau. Arrival in Paris, “City Light” and installation.
Hotel Campanile Paris Est Pantin *** or similar for 2 nights.
Day 12 Paris Tour (B / D)
Guided tour of Paris during which you can view Champs-Elysees, the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triumph, Notre Dame Cathedrals … After lunch free for shopping or participate in an optional excursion to the Chateau de Versailles. By evening, the farewell dinner will allow you to recall the best moments of your trip.
Day 13 Paris – Home (PDB)
Transfer to the airport to Paris to take your flight bound for Montreal / P.-E. Trudeau.