Lakes & Mountains of Italy & Switzerland 2018

Venice, Sirmione, Franciacorta, Celerina, Wengen

From historic Venice to soul-stirring alpine villages in Switzerland, join us on a memory-making adventure that takes in time honoured traditions, local culture and even some remarkable railway journeys – all among some of the world’s most enchanting scenery.
  • Learn the traditions of Italian regional cuisine with a cooking class
  • Experience two of the great alpine railway journeys: The Bernina Express and the Glacier Express 
  • Participate in a traditional mask decorating class in Venice

Tour Inclusions

  • 7 nights in boutique accommodation
  • Experienced Back-Roads Driver & Tour Leader
  • Premium mini-coach transportation 
  • The Bernina Express & the Glacier Express through the Swiss Alps 
  • European breakfast daily (B), 2 lunches (L), 4 evening meals (D)
  • Local guides in Venice, Borghetto, Sirmione, Franciacorta, Brescia & Iseo
  • 2 wine tastings, 1 cheese tasting 
  • Participate in a traditional mask decorating class in Venice 
  • Chocolate tasting in Switzerland
  • Traditional cooking class in Italy
  • Paddle steamer cruise on Lake Brienz
  • Guided boat tour through Sirmione & Lake Iseo 
  • Entrance included to: Ballenberg Open-Air Museum, Loggia San Marco & Glasi Hergiswill

Pick up and Drop off

  • Pick up at Venice Times Hotel 8:30am
  • Drop off at Hotel Opera Zurich 4:30pm
What is not included in a Back-Roads Touring Tour?

Countries Visited

  • Italy

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8 Days / 7 Nights, From
MAX 18



Tour Code: TUZ18
Tour Type: Italy & Malta