European Splendours (Summers 2023)

1N Rome , 1N Arezzo , 1N Padova , 2N Zurich , 2N Lausanne and 2N Paris
10 days

From

US$ 2,755

per person

Operated by TripFactory

Highlights

  • Stay in good 4 star hotels in Europe
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Covers the best of sightseeings in Italy, Switzerland and Paris
  • 8 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Lunches
  • 9 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Dinners
  • All Transfers and Tours by Luxury AC Coach
  • Shengen Visa Charges and Travel Insurance Included
  • Guaranteed Shengen Visa Appointments
  • Services of a English/Hindi Experienced Tour Manager

Meals

8 Indian Lunches and 9 Indian Dinners (Choice of Veg/Non Veg and Jain Food)

Flights

To and Fro Flights in Economy Class (into Rome out of Paris)

Accommodation

Mercure Roma West or Similar

1 night(s) in Rome

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

A Point Arezzo Park Hotel or Similar

1 night(s) in Arezzo

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

AC Hotel Padova by Marriott or Similar

1 night(s) in Padova

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Swiss-Belhotel Du Parc Baden or Similar

2 night(s) in Zurich

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel Continental or Similar

2 night(s) in Lausanne

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Mercure Paris CDG Airport & Convention Hotel or Similar

2 night(s) in Paris

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

Rome

  • Multiple Entry Shengen Visa (with Guaranteed Visa Appointments)
  • Visit the Vatican Museum – see sculptures and masterpieces of Renaissance art
  • Standard Travel Insurance
  • Daily Indian dinners
  • Visit to Trevi Fountain
  • Visit the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Visit to the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel
  • Guided City tour with a local English speaking guide

Arezzo

  • Photo-stop at the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Visit Square of Miracles
  • Daily Indian lunches and dinners

Padova

  • St. Mark’s square by Private boat
  • Daily Indian lunches and dinners
  • Milan Orientation Tour with Photo Stop at the Duomo
  • Stop by Beautiful Lake Como
  • Enjoy a classic Venetian Gondola ride

Zurich

  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners
  • View the magnification Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen
  • Ride in the world’s first revolving cable car
  • Full Orientation tour of Lucerne
  • Witness breath-taking mountain peaks and glaciers at Mt. Titlis

Lausanne

  • Visit the World Famous Olympic Museum in Laussane
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners
  • Visit the magnificient Chillon Castle
  • Go up the cable car to Glacier 3000 (enjoy activities like Peak Walk, Dog Sledging etc)
  • Stop by at Montreux the picturesque town on Lake Geneva

Paris

  • City tour with local guide
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners
  • Visit to the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower
  • Enjoy romantic cruise on River Seine

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: All Roads Lead To Rome - The Eternal City, Orientation Tour Of Rome - Visit The Vatican City And Sistine Chapel

  • Welcome!!! Today we board our flight to the eternal City – Rome. Rome, a city built on seven hills situated on the banks of the river Tiber. You will be greeted by your friendly Travel Professional outside the baggage hall. Next, we then proceed to a very conveniently located hotel to check-in. later we proceed for orientation tour of Rome. Visit the beautiful Trevi Fountains, where the legend goes that tossing a coin over your shoulder gets you back to Rome. Next visit the Vatican City – the smallest country in the world (Please note shorts or sleeveless vests are not allowed). Enter the Vatican Museum, where you see he renowned classical sculptures and masterpieces of Renaissance Art. Visit the famed Sistine Chapel – a source of inspiration for art lovers and
  • tourists alike and known for its masterpiece – the Last Judgement. Overnight stay in Rome.
  • Dinner

Day 2: On To Florence - View The Remarkable And Famous Leaning Tower Of Pisa.

  • This morning check out and drive to Florence - cradle of the Renaissance. Along with the Expert English speaking local guide, proceed for a city tour of historic Florence. This includes the Duomo, city’s most iconic landmark, the Campanile, the Baptistery with its Gates to Paradise, Piazza Della Signoria - an open air museum crammed with Renaissance sculptures, edged by historic cafes and presided over by the magnificent Palazzo Vecchio, and the famed Ponte Vecchio bridge across the river Arno Later we proceed your journey to Pisa - to visit the Square of Miracles and see the remarkable Leaning Tower of Pisa. Overnight in Florence.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Visit The Romantic Venice - Gondola Ride

  • Today we proceed towards Venice. Arrive at the pier where we board a boat sail over the Guidecca Canal, past the Adriatic Sea to arrive at St. Mark’s Square - the main square of Venice. This astonishingly wonderful lagoon city is renowned for the beauty of its setting, architecture and artworks. You can see St. Mark's square with the Basilica, Dodge’s Palace, Campanile and the Bridge of Sighs. Enjoy a Romantic Gondola Ride, a flat bottomed Venetian rowing boat, amidst the stunning backdrop of baroque buildings. This truly is one of the best ways to enjoy this enchanting city. Also witness a Murano Glass demonstration and marvel at the intricate and colourful glass artifacts hand-crafted by master craftsmen. Later we Proceed to Padova where we stay overnight.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Milan Orientation Tour - Proceed To Zurich Via Lake Como

  • This morning after the buffet breakfast we will proceed to Milan where we will do a short city tour. We will stop by for photo stop outside the famous Duomo Cathedral in Milan and then spend a few hours near Lake Como which is a hot spot for celebrity holidays around the world. Later we will proceed for Zurich where we will arrive for overnight stay.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Visit Mt. Titlis- Enjoy Cable Car Rides Including The World’s First Rotating Cable Car, The Rotair – To The Top Of Mt. Titlis At 3,020 Metres

  • Today enjoy amazing scenery, a once in a lifetime experience with an exhilarating trip to the top of Mt Titlis at 3020 metres on various cable cars including Rotair, the world’s first revolving cable car. Get a breath taking unrestricted 360 degrees stunning view of the dazzling snow caped peak, deep crevasses and pristine white snow fields, dotted with massive ice boulders from every angle. Do not forget to visit the “Cliff Walk” the highest suspension bridge in Europe along the cliff of Mt.Titlis. Later proceed on an orientation tour of Lucerne one of most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Visit the Lion Monument, Kapell Brucke with some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Proceed To Geneva - Bern Orientation Tour - Visit The Olympic Museum

  • After breakfast we leave for Geneva. On the way we stop in Bern, the capital city of Switxerland. We stop by the Clock Tower and outside Einstein's house for some photos. Albert Einstein’s house in Bern is where he developed his famous theory of relativity. Later we reach Lsussane, where we visit the world famous Olympic Museum at Laussane. Step into the museum’s 3000 square meters of exhibition space, featuring over 1500 exhibits and 150 screens to create the ultimate visitor experience. From the permanent exhibition to the Olympic Park and the TOM Café, you’ll leave with memorable stories to tell. Overnight in Lake Geneva Region.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Visit The Famed Chillon Castle At Montreux - Beautiful Town Of Gstaad And Glacier 3000

  • Our first stop in the morning is at Montreux where you can click some pics outside the statue of Freddie Mercury on the banks of Lake Geneva. Visit one of Switzerland’s most magnificent and historic locations, the Chateau Chillon, located on the shores of Lake Geneva. Explore the Castle’s courtyards and its underground area where Gothic-style vaults and numerous legends await you. Wander the Great Halls, where the Savoy family held their sumptuous banquets, or visit the rooms in which the Duke of Savoy and his family spent their everyday life. We continue our journey to Gstaad where we take the cable car to the Glacier 3000. Once on top, there are various activities for young and old. The 1 kilometre Alpine Coaster, the world’s highest bobsleigh track, is a must. There are also husky dog sled rides, the snow bus and skiing galore. There are also 2 restaurants- Botta 3000 and the Oldegg where you can enjoy anything from small snacks to local specialities with the spectacular view thrown in for free. While returning back you can opt to spend a couple of hours at the small town of Gstaad. This gorgeous walking city boasts a high-end and sophisticated aura that attracts celebs and world-travelers from all over. Gstaad can be considered the more exclusive and local alternative to St. Moritz – with it’s luxurious charm and upscale environment. Return to your hotel after a fun filled day. Overnight in Lake Geneva Region.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Drive To Paris - The City Of Romance, Lights And Glamour

  • Check out from your hotel and after breakfast we proceed to Paris, one of the most beautiful and elegant city of Paris- known for its haute couture, renowned museums, breath-taking beautiful monuments and sensational cabarets. On arrival at Paris we check-in and spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Late evening we will go out for dinner and also stop by Eiffel tower to see its shimmering in the night.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Guided City Tour Of Paris. Visit To Eiffel Tower 2nd Level. Enjoy A Romantic Cruise On The River Seine.

  • Today we proceed for a guided city tour of Paris. Marvel at the finest Parisian tourist attractions, Place Vendôme, Place de l’Opéra Garnier, Musée d’Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysées, one of the most recognised fashionable avenues in the world, Arc de Triomphe, Alexander Bridge, Les Invalides and several others. Next we visit the iconic Eiffel Tower – 2nd Level, and get a stunning view of the city from the top. With its famous tapering cast iron tip, the Eiffel Tower is not just the symbol of Paris but of all of France. Later in the day, visit Montmartre known for its artist’s history. Next we take a romantic cruise down the river Seine, one of the world’s most scenic cruise, flanked by exquisite monuments like Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Orsay Museum and many more. Gliding under one bridge to one another with a view of the finest monuments in the heart of bustling Paris.
  • Overnight in Paris.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Fly Back Home

  • Your memorable holiday ends, today it’s time to fly back home. Say goodbye to the wonderful new friends you have made on the tour. Check out and depart for the Airport with pleasant memories of your European trip which you will cherish for a lifetime.
  • (Breakfast)

Exclusions

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  • Tipping is expected from anyone providing your service e.g. Coach Driver, Local Guides, etc. It is mandatory to tip a nominal amount of EUR 3 per person/per day. For the entire duration of this tour which is 7 Days, the total Tips amount is Euro 21 per person to be paid to the Tour Manager on Day 01 of the tour.
  • The tour cost does not include POE charges
  • No porterage included
  • Private airport transfers, Cost of Suggested/Optional Excursions
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry expenses, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, minibar, telephone calls, etc.
  • Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary.

Terms and Conditions

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  • Passport should be valid for 6 months from the date of departure
  • The tour includes Flights, Visa and Insurance.
  • The actual airlines will be disclosed 90 days before your travel date.
  • The Tour can be cancelled 30 days before travel by paying 10% of the tour value as cancellation charges.
  • Within 15 days - 30 days of travel the tour can be cancelled by paying 50% of the cancellation charge.
  • Within 15 days the tour is completely non-refundable.
  • Please note the tour cost is a combination of EUR component and INR price. The EUR component for the tour is 1,600 EUR (currently taken at a ROE of 87 per INR). If there are any changes in EUR and ROE (Rate of Exchange) of EUR to INR increases beyond 90 at the time of travel, the difference will be payable extra and collected at the time of balance payment.

Starting from

US$ 2,755

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