Italy Switzerland Itinerary

Best of Italy-Switzerland Tour
ITINERARY

Day 1 (Travel Day)

  • Transportation to Toronto Airport from Rochester included.
  • Flight information to be determined.

Day 2: Taormina

  • Check into your hotel & enjoy the evening at leisure

Day 3: Taormina

  • Optional boat tour of the Mediterranean in Taormina
  • Visit Taormina Centre at leisure
  • Dinner at a local fine restaurant

Day 4: Taormina

  • Visit Castelmola and Taormina Centre
  • Head to Savoca, home of the Godfather motion picture
  • Complete the evening with dinner at a waterfront restaurant

Day 5: Almalfi Coast

  • Following breakfast head North to Sorrento
  • Check into the Hilton Palace & enjoy evening at leisure
  • Enjoy dinner at a fine local restaurant Z’Ntonio

Day 6: Almalfi Coast - Sorrento

  • Following breakfast enjoy the Amalfi Coast drive with an optional boat tour of the Amalfi Coast 
  • Optional tour of Pompeii
  • Enjoy the evening at leisure and complete evening with dinner
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Positano, Italy
Amalfi Coast
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Gandolfo Pope's Residence
Piazza Navona

Day 7: Sorrento-Capri Island

  • Following breakfast enjoy a fast ferry ride to the Island of Capri
  • Enjoy the day at leisure in beautiful Capri or take advantage of an optional boat ride around the island followed by a private mini coach tour of the Island. 
  • Complete the evening with a fine dinner at a local restaurant and enjoy the night life of Sorrento

Day 8: Rome

  • Following breakfast enjoy the drive to Rome with a stop at Castel Gandolfo, home of the Pope Summer residence
  • After checking into the Marriott Park hotel, get ready to visit the centre of Rome for a walking tour of several historical sites followed by the famous Opera Dinner

Day 9: Rome

  • Following breakfast head out to the Vatican for an escorted 2 hour tour of the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Enjoy a visit to the Basilica at leisure before heading out to visit the exterior of several historical sites, Coliseum, Vittorio Emanuele Monument, Piazza Venezia, Roman Forum and more…
  • Complete the evening with dinner live entertainment in the heart of Rome.

Day 10: Florence

  • Following breakfast head out to the Renaissance City of Florence where you will enjoy a 2 night stay in the heart of the City. 
  • Enjoy a brief stop in Cortona, home of the Under the Tuscan Sun motion picture, before reaching Florence
  • Complete the evening at leisure with dinner in the heart of Florence

Day 11: Florence

  • Following breakfast enjoy the morning at leisure in the city
  • Today will be a treat as we take you to beautiful San Gimignano for the afternoon in the Tuscan countryside
  • Complete the evening with a visit to the Verrazzano Winery followed by dinner at their restaurant.

Day 12: Lake Como-Switzerland

  • Following breakfast head to Lake Como. 
  • Following check in enjoy a private boat tour around Lake Como with a viewing of George Clooney’s Villa
  • Enjoy some leisure time in Como
  • Enjoy dinner at a local fine restaurant

Day 13: Lake Como - Switzerland

  • Following breakfast head North into Switzerland
  • Visit the top of Monte Tamaro near Ticino and enjoy the afternoon at leisure
  • Stop in Lugano City Centre where you can shop or simply enjoy the downtown district at leisure
  • Enjoy the Farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Day 14 (Travel Day)

  • Return flight to to Toronto & transfer to LeRoy
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Verazzano Winery
Venice
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  • Following breakfast head North into Switzerland
  • Visit the top of Monte Tamaro near Ticino and enjoy the afternoon at leisure
  • Stop in Lugano City Centre where you can shop or simply enjoy the downtown district at leisure
  • Enjoy the Farewell dinner at a local restaurant