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Northern Italy & Switzerland: From Milan To The Alps
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Northern Italy & Switzerland: From Milan to the Alps

10 days & 9 nights, Private Journey

Milan, Lake Como, Lucerne, Interlaken & Geneva

Discover Northern Italy and Switzerland on this exclusive journey through the region's natural and cultural wonders. Begin your travels in the fashion capital of Milan and the elegant city of Como on the banks of one of Italy's prettiest lakes. Then, travel north into Switzerland to magnificent Lake Lucerne and the breathtaking heights of the snowcapped Alps. Indulge yourself on a jaunt through the Swiss Riviera before ending your journey in Geneva, the Capital of Peace.

  • Day 1
    Arrive Milan, Italy

    Upon arrival, you will be accompanied to your centrally located hotel.

    Carlton Hotel Baglioni - 2 Nights
  • Day 2
    Milan

    Your private walking tour of Milan this morning begins with a visit to Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. Then, it's on to the incredible Duomoand the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, a 19th-century glass-vaulted shopping arcade. Continue to Piazza della Scala, the square that houses the world-renowned La Scala opera house, and the fashionable Brera District.

    Carlton Hotel Baglioni (B)
  • Day 3
    To Lake Como

    After breakfast, your driver will take you north to the shores of beautiful Lake Como. In the afternoon, join a local historian for a private visit of Como town, including the 600-year-old Duomo and the masterpiece of modern Rationalist art, the "Palazzo Terragni."

    Villa d'Este - 2 Nights (B)
  • Day 4
    Lake Como

    Enjoy a hands-on cooking lesson focusing on creating homemade pasta fresca and other traditional delicacies. Afterward, sit down to sample the fruits of your labors. In the afternoon, take a private boat trip along the lake. Disembark at Tremezzo to visit the 17th-century Villa Carlotta and its splendid garden. You will also stop at Bellagio and visit the town's historic center.

    Villa d'Este (B)
  • Day 5
    To Lucerne, Switzerland

    After breakfast, head north toward Switzerland. Stop in Bellinzona to visit one of the three UNESCO World Heritage castles. Continue to the lovely city of Lucerne, and take a walking visit of the city to discover its fascinating history and admire its stunning architecture.

    Palace Luzern - 2 Nights (B)
  • Day 6
    Lucerne

    This morning, meet your guide for a trip to Mt. Pilatus. Begin your journey on a first-class boat to Alpnachstad. From there, take the cogwheel train to the top of Mt. Pilatus. At a gradient of 48%, it's the world's steepest railway! After some time to explore, take the aerial cable car to Kriens to meet your driver for the return trip to your hotel.

    Palace Luzern (B)
  • Day 7
    To Interlaken

    Embark on a scenic drive to Interlaken. Located between two alpine lakes, Interlaken is a popular base camp for outdoor sports and travel in the surrounding Bernese Oberland Alps. Visit the Schilthorn mountain, which boasts amazing views of the Jungfrau region. At the top, relish a scenic lunch at the revolving restaurant at leisure and visit the 007 James Bond Museum.

    Victoria Jungfrau - 1 Night (B)
  • Day 8
    To Geneva

    Travel onward to Geneva and enjoy a full day discovery of the Swiss Riviera. Visit Chillon Castle, an architectural jewel located between Lake Geneva and the Alps, and Vevey, which is the oldest city of the Swiss Riviera. End your day with wine tasting at Lavaux, set high above the shining waters of Lake Geneva.

    Hotel d'Angleterre - 2 Nights (B)
  • Day 9
    Geneva

    After breakfast, embark on a privately guided visit of the city. Situated between alpine peaks and the hilly terrain of the Jura, the French-speaking city of Geneva lies in the bay where the Rhone leaves Lake Geneva.

    Hotel d'Angleterre (B)
  • Day 10
    Depart Geneva

    Today, bid farewell to Switzerland as you are escorted to the airport for your onward flight.

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Northern Italy & Switzerland: From Milan To The Alps