15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights

15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour including return international Emirates flights, breakfast daily, scenic transportation by rail, in-depth sightseeing and more.

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  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
  • 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour with Emirates flights
 

Highlights

 

Experience the best of beautiful Europe with a 15 day France, Switzerland and Italy tour.

Begin your tour in the city of love, Paris, and visit some of its well known sights including the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Museum an the incredible Eiffel Tower. Catch a train to Lucerne and take in the amazing views of Lake Lucerne and Mount Pilatus. Journey through the lush countryside of central Switzerland on your way to Engelberg. Take an incredible cable car to the top of Mt. Titlis and enjoy the sensational panoramic views from 3,000 metres above.

Arrive in the fashion capital of Milan and visit its must-see landmarks including La Scala opera house and Milan Cathedral. Make your way to the gorgeous floating city of Venice, where you can explore and wander your way pass St. Mark’s Square, the Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Travel to ‘the Eternal City’ of Rome and admire the likes of the Colossuem, Circus Maximus and more. 

Explore the hillside city of Arezzo, before making your way to the portside town of Genoa. Cross the Italian-France border to Nice and end your tour with a guided tour, where you will see Castle Hill, Queen Victoria’s Winter Palace and more.

Your package includes return flights, accommodation, in-depth sightseeing and more.

See Inclusions for more. 

 
 

Day 1: Australia –airplane-takeoff– Paris

Depart Australia today to begin your incredible European holiday.

Day 2: Paris

Welcome to France! Arrive at Paris International Airport and make your own way to your hotel. You are then at leisure to enjoy this cosmopolitan city and relax.

Your hotel: Alane (or similar)

Alane Hotel is strategically located in the centre of Paris and nearby the main train stations to the East and North. Just a 2-minute walk to the subway, this property is ideally located for exploring the capital: Opera, Louvre, Montmartre, Notre-Dame, Champs-Elysées, Tour Eiffel… You can enjoy all this and more from within this beautiful district with restaurants, bars and shops aplenty.

Day 3: Paris (B)

Join a guided tour this morning and get to know Paris’ best-known sights: Place Vendôme Square, the Opera House, the Pantheon, the Luxembourg Palace and Gardens, the Orsay Museum, Place de la Concorde Square, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe and the Invalides. At the foot of the Eiffel Tower, step aboard an hour-long cruise on the river Seine, kick back and relax. Admire the architecture of Paris’ most prestigious monuments lining the banks of the Seine: the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Orsay Museum, the Conciergerie, and more. Upon your return, skip the line and speed up by elevator to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower – Paris’ standout attraction. Built by Gustave Eiffel for the Universal Exhibition in 1889, it is 1,063 feet high and remains to this day a glorious example of contemporary design and craftsmanship. Take in 360° views of the city as you explore this remarkable monument.  

Day 4: Paris – train-icon– Lucerne (B)

Rise early today and catch a train to Lucerne. Upon arrival make your own way to your hotel. You are then at leisure to enjoy this town on your own. Walk across Chapel Bridge and see the Jesuit Church. Visit town squares teeming with activity and catch a glimpse of the city’s “crown,” the Musegg Wall. Take in the amazing views of Lake Lucerne and Mount Pilatus before returning to hour hotel.

Your hotel: Drei Konige (or similar)

After checking in at the hotel, you’ll want to explore one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in Lucerne. And by taking just a few steps in the opposite direction, you can discover all of Lucerne’s famous sights.

Day 5: Engelberg & Mt. Titlis (B)

After breakfast, join a guided tour to iconic Mt. Titlis. Start with a scenic coach journey through the beautiful countryside of central Switzerland to Engelberg. At the valley station the breath-taking journey with the aerial cable car Titlis Xpress begins. Enjoy the spectacular sight of the glacier’s deep crevasses and gigantic ice boulders from the revolving cable car Rotair. At the top of Mt. Titlis, reaching 3,000 metres in height, an alpine panorama awaits. Soak up the magnificent views of the Alps from the sun terrace, visit the Glacier Cave and cross Europe’s highest suspension bridge – the Cliff Walk. Take a ride with the Ice Flyer bringing you close to the Glacier Park where you can experience snow tubing even in summer! Descent in the late afternoon for your journey back to Lucerne.

Day 6: Lucerne –train-icon– Milan (B)

This morning, make your way to the station for your train to Milan. Enjoy the views as the train takes you to one of the world’s capitals of fashion and design. Make your own way to the hotel and explore the sights of Milan onboard a Hop on Hop off bus. Drive by must-see landmarks including La Scala opera house, Milan Cathedral and Il Cenacolo Vinciano.

Your hotel: Michelangelo (or similar)

The strategic location, just a short walk from Milano Centrale Station, will allow you to easily reach every corner of the city. Treat yourself with a thoughtless stay, just relax in the hot tub after a long busy day and regenerate at David Bar & Restaurant.

Day 7: Milan – train-icon– Venice (B)

Make your way to the station for your train to Venice. The trains take you east towards the “Queen of the Adriatic”. Upon arrival, make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Your hotel: Hesperia (or similar)

This little hotel is situated in the historic centre, looking onto the Canale di Cannaregio. It has recently been restored, using carefully chosen traditional materials and, while offering every modern comfort, still retains a typical Venetian style. The Hotel Hesperia provides an excellent, personalized service, thanks to the fact that the owners are always present, and  available to give their constant care and attention to the needs of their guests.

Day 8: Venice – train-icon– Rome (B)

Explore Venice today with a guided walking tour through the most characteristic and important places of Venice. Among others, you will see St. Mark’s Square with St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace as well as St. Mark’s clock tower. Move onto Santa Maria Formosa square, followed by the Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, housing one of the city’s largest cathedrals. See Marco Polo’s House and the Malibran Theatre before returning to the San Marco district through the Mercerie – the primary connection between Rialto and San Marco districts, and the main street shopping.

Later this afternoon, travel by train to Rome. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of day at your leisure to explore “the Eternal City”.

Your hotel: Patria (or similar)

Located only 300 metres away from Stazione Termini, in Rome’s historic center, Hotel Patria welcomes you in elegant rooms, with all modern comforts, in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. If you are looking for a hotel with great tradition and prestige, this hotel offers a comfortable facility well served by public transportation that will take you to the city’s most beautiful places.

Day 9: Rome (B)

After breakfast, make your way to the central pick-up point for a guided tour of Imperial Rome and the Colosseum. Arriving by coach at Piazza Venezia you will see the impressive Il Vittoriano monument. Continue on foot to the famous Piazza Del Campidoglio designed by Michelangelo from where you will have a fantastic view of the Roman Forum. By coach you will then drive by the Circus Maximus and the Aventino Hill. Stop to admire the beautiful statue of Moses by Michelangelo located in the Church of St. Peter’s in Chains. Conclude your tour with a visit of the majestic Colosseum, an iconic symbol of this eternal city.

Day 10: Rome –train-icon– Arezzo (B)

Following breakfast, catch a morning train to Arezzo. Relax on board as you make your way to Tuscany. Upon arrival, make your way to the hotel and explore this hillside gem.

Your hotel: Piero della Francesca (or similar)

The Hotel and restaurant Piero della Francesca is a landmark of the city of Arezzo. Since “Papà Cosimo” started it in 1963, three family generations have been taking care of the hotel in the name of good hospitality and the old flavours of Arezzo. Thanks to its strategic position, is is the ideal location for those travelling for leisure, or to attend the numerous city events.

Day 11: Arezzo –train-icon– Genoa (B)

Spend the morning in Arezzo before making your way to the station for your train west towards the port city of Genoa. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Your hotel: Actor (or similar)

This hotel sits a 12-minute walk from the 16th-century palaces and museums along Via Garibaldi and 2.7 km from the Palasport di Genova expo center, the city’s best rated area.

Day 12: Genoa –train-icon– Nice (B)

Tour Geneva this morning onboard a Hop on Hop off bus. City of sailors, maritime Republic and home of Christopher Columbus – during its long history Genoa was known as the “gate” of the Roman Empire on the Mediterranean sea and still is one of the major ports of Europe. It also features one of the best preserved historical centres of the old continent.

Later this afternoon, make your way to the station for your train across the Italian-France border to Nice. Check in to your hotel, drop off the bags and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Why not have a stroll along the cosy seaside promenade with plenty of restaurants, shops and places to explore?

Your hotel: Ibis Styles (or similar)

Centrally located, the Ibis Styles Nice Centre Gare offers a privileged location, close to Nice Ville train station and 10 minutes from Nice Côte d’Azur Airport. Discover events and Nice Acropolis Congress and the Palace of Nikaia. For museum lovers, choose to visit the Matisse Museum or the National Museum Marc Chagall.

Day 13: Nice (B)

Join a guided tour of Nice today and see Castle Hill, where you can admire a beautiful view upon the old town and the port. Move onto Cimiez and see Queen Victoria’s Winter Palace, the Franciscan Monastery and the Roman ruins situated in a beautiful Mediterranean garden. Top it off with a visit to the Old Town, the most exciting place of Nice with the flower market, the many restaurants and bars.

Day 14: Nice –airplane-takeoff– Australia (B)

Bid farewell to Europe and make your own way to the airport today.

Day 15: Australia

Arrive home today.

 

 

 

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international airfares with Emirates, including 30kg checked baggage 
  • Arrive early or extend your stay fee-free with Flexi Flights
  • 12 nights’ centrally located twin share accommodation
  • Scenic transportation by rail 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guided Paris city tour with Seine cruise and visit to the Eiffel Tower
  • Full day guided tour of Mt Titlis from Lucerne
  • Guided Venice walking tour
  • Guided tour of Imperial Rome and the Colosseum
  • Guided Nice city tour
  • Hop on Hop off bus tours of Milan and Genoa

Please note: This is an independent tour, accompanying guides are not provided except for guided excursions specified in the tour itinerary. 

 

 

Fine Print

 

How To Book:

To book your Tour:

  • Bookings essential
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Once booked and confirmed, no cancellations permitted
  • Must book by the 65 days prior to departure. 
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $499 per person are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date.
  • All peak season surcharges, interstate surcharges (if applicable) and single supplements (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment. 
  • Up to 12 Months Interest Free available: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/up-to-12-months-interest-free/ 
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Excludes: Airport Transfers, Travel insurance, Visas, Personal expenses, Anything not mentioned or “optional” or “own account” in the itinerary.

Single Supplement: $1,399 per person in addition to 1 x twin share voucher 

To purchase your single supplement please click here

Triple Share: Not available 

Group Sizes: This is an independent tour, accompanying guides are not provided except for guided excursions specified in the tour itinerary.

Accommodation: 

Paris: Alane Hotel or similar 
Lucerne: Drei Könige, Waldstaetterhof or similarar 
Milan: Michelangelo or similar
Venice: Il Mercante di Venezia, Hesperia or similar 
Rome: Patria or similar  
Arezzo: Hotel Piero della Francesca or similar 
Genoa: Actor or similar
Nice: Ibis Styles or similar

Land Only: Please click on the yellow Land Only tab

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

Travel Dates

 

Daily departures between 1 February 2019 – 30 November 2019 

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. Live availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BUY NOW button 

 

Flight Information

 

Airline: 

  • Return economy airfares with Emirates from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth
  • Including 30kg checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to change according to airline policy).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked.
  • Flights cannot be used one-way only 

Flights:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve up to 2 transits. These changes are beyond our control and are subject to availability and airline schedule changes.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights. 
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.

Schedule Changes: 

  • Airline schedule changes or cancellations can happen from time to time and are beyond our control. The customer is responsible for reviewing their flight schedule prior to their departure. Webjet Exclusives endeavours to assist customers where possible, however should any change or cancellation occur, please contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Flight Variations:

Option 1: Arrive early and/or extend your stay post tour with the promotional airline

  • Please select how many days you want to arrive early and/or extend your stay by on your Booking Form. 
  • Flights will arrive into the city as per the tour itinerary and depart from the city as per tour itinerary. Customers cannot choose another airport or city for their arrival and/or departure.
  • All flights will be booked with the promotional airfare available at the time of booking – for your choice of preferred airline or cabin class, please see below.
  • Your flight request is subject to availability and if the promotional airfare is not available, you will be quoted the fare difference.
  • Your varied flight itinerary will not be provided in advance of ticketing and once your flights have been ticketed, no further changes can be made.
  • If you are wishing to arrange internal flights, this must be arranged at your own expense. Webjet Exclusives cannot assist with the purchase of additional flights outside of the itinerary.
  • Webjet Exclusives are unable to provide any additional accommodation outside of the tour itinerary and this will need to be arranged at your own expense. By arriving early and/or extending your departure date, you will also forfeit the included airport transfers (if applicable) and will need to make your own way to and/or from the airport at your own expense.

 Option 2: Upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class (where available)

  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase.
  • If you have a preferred airline for your upgrade quote, please mention this in the Special Request field of your Booking Form. If no specific airline is requested, the best available fare will be quoted to you.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after the final payment.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the promotional airfare included in your packages.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

 Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your cabin upgrade, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

 

 

Travel Information

 

 

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Package Inclusions
    • Return international airfares with Emirates
    • Arrive early or extend your stay fee-free with Flexi Flights
    • 12 nights’ centrally located twin share accommodation
    • Scenic transportation by rail 
    • Daily breakfast
    • Guided Paris city tour with Seine cruise and visit to the Eiffel Tower
    • Full day guided tour of Mt Titlis from Lucerne
    • Guided Venice walking tour
    • Guided tour of Imperial Rome and the Colosseum
    • Guided Nice city tour
    • Hop on Hop off bus tours of Milan and Genoa

 

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