Tour code: 13023
France and Switzerland
Visit Paris, Noyers, Beaune, Lyon, Geneva, Zurich, Rapperswill & More!
- 8 days
- 2 countries
- 7 meals
- On-trip transport
- 7 Nights Accommodation
- Meals: 7 Breakfasts & 1 Lunch
- Arrival Transfer
- Air-conditioned coach transportation with WIFI for most countries
- English Speaking Tour Guides
- Guided sightseeing city tours – Paris
- Boat Trip: Boat cruise along the River Seine (Paris)
- Boat Trip: Lake Zurich (Zurich)
- Admission: Funicular in Montmartre (Paris)
- Admission: 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower (Paris)
- Admission: Cable Car to Grindelwald First (Grindelwald)
- Train: Rapperswil to Zurich
- Optional Gratuities
- Moulin Rouge Show (Saturday)
- Louvre Museum (Sunday)
- Air-conditioned coach transportation with WiFi in most countries
- Hand-picked Experiences
- Free time allow you to explore on your own
- Paris airport transfer is available for purchase. Condition Apply.
- Guided sightseeing city tour – Pairs.
- Enjoy your free time in Paris city center
- Visit Vineyards in Beaune, Eiffel Tower & Funicular in Montmartre and More !
- Boat trip accross Zurich lake
- Cable car to Grindelwald First
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Day 1: Paris (SAT)
Welcome to Paris !Upon arrival, a transfer will be provided. Your driver will be waiting for you at arrival hall to take you to your hotel and give an overview of the tour. (Normal Check in Time is 3:00pm)
In the evening, we provide transfer to the Montmartre district. This neighbourhood is known for its painters, artists, and its cabarets show. You will have the chance to try out some typical Italian dinner (own expense) before ascend by funicular to the hill for the spectacular view of Paris.
Day 2: Paris (SUN)
After breakfast, you will be taking a guided orientation tour to discover the history and monuments of Paris.
Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower (Ticket included) for a breathtaking view of the city and follow by a boat cruise (Boat ticket included) along the River Seine.
Spend the rest of the day exploring the sights that interest you. In the evening, a transfer will be provided to “Quartier Latin”, the great dining atmosphere where a wider variety of international cuisines.
Day 3: Paris (MON)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the heart of Paris near the area of the Louvre Museum. Free time as you wish. If you wish we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most famous Duty Free Shop with luxury items, fashion accessories, perfumes, cosmetics and skincare in Paris. Alternative, you can enjoy free time to explore on your own to the second largest Museum in the world - The Louvre or other attractions.
Paris - Noyers - Beaune - Lyon (TUE), 490km
Day 4: Paris - Noyers - Beaune - Lyon (TUE), 490km
We travel to the centre of France to the Bourgogne region, famous for its wines. A stop in NOYERS, a small medieval town classified amongst the prettiest places in France. After this we will visit BEAUNE in the centre of the Bourgogne region where its streets full of flowers, its hospice and its wine museum can be reminders of your trip. You will have time for lunch before we continue our journey to Lyon . We arrive LYON mid-afternoon. LYON , the capital of Roman Gallia on the banks of the Rhône, its historic centre has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have some free time to explore the city prior we head back to hotel for check in.
Lyon - Geneva - Zurich (WED), 425km
Day 5: Lyon - Geneva - Zurich (WED), 425km
Enjoy a morning scenic drive from Lyon to Geneva. Upon arrival we will visit the Palais des Nations (the United Nations headquarters) , beautiful Garden "Jardin Anglais" with its flower clock, and admire the “Jet d’Eau”- the tallest fountain in Europe. After lunch (own expense), we will continue our journey to Zurich passing through the beautiful Leman and Neuchatel Lakes (note: depending on the number of travellers from Geneva to Zürich, this trip might be done by train).
Zurich - Rapperswil - Zurich (THU), 40km
Day 6: Zurich - Rapperswil - Zurich (THU), 40km
Morning visit with our guide to stroll in the most populated city of Switzerland, the financial and cultural capital of the country. The city of banks has twice been declared the city with the best quality of life in the world. After this, enjoy an unforgettable moments on a boat cruise along the Lake Zurich, taking the journey from Zurich to Rapperswill (approx. 2hours) . The boat makes brief stops, allowing us to admire the villages on the way. We leave at the eastern end of the lake is the "Rose Town" of RAPPERSWIL , the picturesque village overlooked by its medieval castle. We return to Zurich by train, and will see the efficiency and punctuality of the Swiss Railways. Enjoy your evening meal (own expense) in the historic centre where next to the lake.
Zurich - Interlaken - Grindelwald - Lucerne - Zurich (FRI), 280km
Day 7: Zurich - Interlaken - Grindelwald - Lucerne - Zurich (FRI), 280km
Start the day to a hot breakfast whereby today’s stage has beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes. On a clear day you may be able to see Jungfrau from the city centre. Take a stroll along Interlaken and follow to Grindelwald, also known as “Glacier Village”. Enjoy a quick coffee break before taking an unforgettable cable car ride (ticket included) to the Grindelward First and walk half an hour along the “footbridge over the empty” whilst absorbing the fantastic scenery of glaciers around us. We will have lunch (included) before continuing to Lucerne, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. After that we return to Zurich and you will have time to explore your dining option at the city center (own expense).
Zurich - Bern - Paris (SAT), 720km
Day 8: Zurich - Bern - Paris (SAT), 720km
Enjoy a scenic drive to BERN, capital city of the confederation built around a bend in the Aare River, with its medieval architecture preserved in the Old Town. You will have time to take a stroll and breathe in the fresh air before we continue our journey to France via beautiful lake views on our trip to Paris. We arrive in the evening. Tour ends
- Location Accommodation Local rating
Novotel Paris Saint Denis or equivalent
Novotel Lyon Gerland or equivalent
ibis Zurich Messe or equivalent
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