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2-7 Days France, Italy, Switzerland, Milan and Rome Tour from Lucerne/Milan

Tour code: 443-2320
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  • Available: Wed, Sun
  • Depart from: Lucerne, Switzerland; Milan, Italy
  • Duration: 2-7 Days 1-6 Nights

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Highlights:

Visit Rome (Arch of Constantine, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain), Florence (Piazza del Duomo, Ponte Veccio, Uffizi Gallery), Lucerne, Milan (Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Sforza Castle).

Special Remarks:

  • Visit one of the world's oldest shopping malls - Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Visit Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco built in the 11th century AD
  • Visit Leaning Tower in Pisa built during the Middle Ages
  • Free breakfasts and Wifi

Tour Itinerary

    Note: What it's like to travel on a Flexi Tour? How does it work?
    • You decide how many days you want to travel
    • Each day you can travel to a different place
    For example, if you want to stop in Rome (Day 3), please select "3" in "Number of Days". Please note the hotel accommodation is not included on the last day of your tour. List price is per person per day.
    Changing your departure city is easy, just click on any "marker" along the route. To see other available loops, check out the complete "Europe Freestyle Bus Tours".
  • Day 1
    Lucerne - Milan - Venice (432 km)
  • Day 2
    Venice - Rome (393 km)
  • Day 3
    Rome - Vatican City - Arezzo (184 km)
  • Day 4
    Florence - Pisa - Genoa (268 km)
  • Day 5
    Genoa - Monaco - Grasse - Nice - Cannes - Avignon (588 km)
  • Day 6
    Avignon - Paris (577 km)
  • Day 7
    Paris - Lucerne (486 km)
  • Note: IMPORTANT! Itinerary and End City Variations:
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary the end cities to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
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Day 1 Lucerne - Milan - Venice (432 km)

In the morning, we'll have more time to take photos in Lucerne. And then, we will head to Milan, IT. First, we will visit Sforza Castle, and then the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Teatro alla Scala. After, we will head to Venice, IT or nearby city for the night.

Day 2 Venice - Rome (393 km)

After breakfast, we will take a tour of Venice, IT by way of its famous canal system. Begin with a waterbus ride to San Marco Island, we will stop at the Piazza San Marco, home of Saint Mark's Basilica, and then see the Bridge of Sighs. Afterwards you'll have a chance to see some traditional Venetian craftwork at close quarters with a demonstration by Murano glassblowers. Of course, the ultimate Venice activity is to take a gondola ride through the Grand Canal, and for most people this optional excursion is a must. We will spend the night in the Rome, IT area.

Day 3 Rome - Vatican City - Arezzo (184 km)

In the morning we will visit Vatican City, VA, home of the Roman-Catholic papacy and the smallest sovereign state in the world. There, we will visit St. Peter's Basilica. Alternatively, you can choose to add on the optional Sistine Chapel tour to view Michelangelo's famous painted ceiling. Next you'll see the famous Trevi Fountain. After lunch, we will tour spectacular Rome, IT. An optional guided tour of the Coliseum, is highly recommended. We'll also get up close to the nearby Arch of Constantine and optional to tour the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs or shop at TYO before journey to Arezzo or nearby city for the night.

Day 4 Florence - Pisa - Genoa (268 km)

Today, we will tour Florence, IT. Begin the day by taking in a wonderful panoramic overview of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Next, we can see a demonstration of the traditional craft of leatherworking at close quarters in a local workshop. From here enjoy a guided walk around Florence's many highlights, including the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno, the Piazza del Duomo and Campanile Tower. Pass the Uffizi Gallery. We will have some free time in Florence before we leave for Pisa, IT to see the Leaning Tower. We will head to Genoa nearby city for the night.

Day 5 Genoa - Monaco - Grasse - Nice - Cannes - Avignon (588 km)

Today we will journey to Monaco. A walking tour takes you to the grand Prince's Palace of Monaco before continuing on to view the 1920s Courthouse, the Cliffside Oceanographic Museum, and the Cathedral. Then travel a little further to visit the famous Fragonard Perfume Factory. Next it's Nice, where you'll stop for lunch to sample some excellent local cuisine and warm-hearted hospitality. Then head to Cannes, FR to take some pictures at the Palais des Festivals. We will spend the night in nearby Avignon.

Day 6 Avignon - Paris (577 km)

Our day will be spent on route from Avignon to Paris. We will arrive in Paris in the early evening.

Day 7 Paris - Lucerne (486 km)

Today we will board a luxury coach in Paris and enjoy a scenic drive through the French countryside en route to the mountains of Switzerland. Passing through Basel, located at the point where the Swiss, French, and German borders meet, we will eventually reach the lakeside city of Lucerne. Here, we will see the city's famous landmarks, including the Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, and some examples of wonderfully preserved Baroque and Gothic architecture. Afterwards, we will have some free time to shop and take pictures before the tour comes to a close. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
Note: IMPORTANT! Itinerary and End City Variations:
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary the end cities to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

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I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Liza on 2017-02-11

The tour was so wonderful. We traveled 11 countries in 14 days. Sebastian the Tour guide was awesome, very punctual and considerate. hotel accomodation varries, 10 out 11 are great. Planning to Take this tour again after just 6 months! Recommend to bring more cash, you dont want to miss the optional tours. They are a lifetime experience!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Sravan on 2016-09-05

We chose GreenLoop to visit Italy, 4 day flexible trip, which was perfectly matching with planned itineary. After joining the tour, it didn't take much time for us to realize that its a wonderful decision. The bus was very comfortible, guide was so friendly and explaining things very nicely. All our passengers from different parts of the world, mixed cultures and were so friendly, we can never forget the send off they gave us when we finished our part of the trip. Hotel accommodations are very nice with the complimentary breakfast they provided. We loved our vacation and all Italy attractions for which we have to give big credit to this package tours. We dont hesitate to say we will recommend this to our friends.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Jason on 2016-07-29

Good tour if you want to visit maximum places with minimum amount of time. Our tour guide Choung Ho is very knowledgeable. The bus coach and the drivers are top-notch. The Hotels are average, but not too bad.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Joevan on 2015-09-29

My two friends and I just took the Green Loop tour last September 18, 2015. It's all worthy because we were able to tour around all the main attractions from the mentioned itinerary. Day 0 - it's not part of the tour but we took pre-hotel arrangement in Paris in the Kyriad Hotel, Saint Maurice. It's about 30 minutes away from the city. The hotel was very posh, nice and beautiful. We toured around Paris on our own. Day 1 - we met our tour guide Chong Ho from the lobby of the hotel together with some of the tourists, then off we went to the meeting point in Place D'Italie to pick up the rest of the tourists. The bus was very comfortable, and Chong was very entertaining. From Place D'Italie, we traveled long hours to reach Lucerne, Switzerland. We had 2 hours in Lucerne, which is enough for the landmark (Lake Chapel) and to do some shopping and taste the famous ice cream. In the evening, we went to Holiday Inn Express in Lucerne. Restaurants and McDonald's are near the hotel. Day 2 - we left around 8:00AM, had a stopover in Uri, Switzerland to take some pictures on the lake, and every two hours, we stopped in gas stations to buy food and use the rest rooms. We reached Milan, Italy on time to spend hours taking pictures on the piazza (cathedral, monument and the mall). We had our lunch here. Good thing Chong informed us about the CORPHETTO (you'll pay service charge on restaurant if you will seat when you dine in). From here we proceed to Verona. We paid an additional 1 Euro for the local bus to go inside Verona to see Romeo and Juliet's house plus some time in the piazza to have some gelato. We spent our evening in Venice at Michaelangelo Hotel (not good hotel and breakfast is worst). Day 3 - we left to the port of venice and transfer to a big boat going to the island of san marco. we roam around, ride the gondola, had the very yummy black spaghetti and go to the Glass/Crystal Factory. we almost spent whole day here. then spent our evening in Barcelo's Aran park Hotel in Rome (lovely and relacing hotel) Day 4 - Our first destination is the Vatican. We were late from our scheduled tour, so spent half of the day inside the Vatican museum, Saint Peter's Basilica, Sistine Chapel. We weren't able to have our lunch, instead just took a snack on our way inside Rome to see the fountain and Pantheon. We then traveled to Florence again onto Michaelangelo Hotel but at least a bit better from the previous one. Day 5 - Some of our co-tourists had some suggestions on the Florence tour, so the group split into two. When we reached Florence, we all first attended the workshop on the leather factory. Once split, the other group customized the tour to go in the factory outlet of leather companies like Gucci and Prada while the other half explored the city. Good thing Chong gave us a map because I chose the city exploration. Then we all met up again after a few hours, proceeded to Pisa, then were on our way to Genoa to spend the evening at AC Hotel Marriott. The night was so young, we all went out and explored Genoa. We all met at Piazza de Ferrari and roamed around to see structures and had our dinner at the marina. Day 6 - we left the hotel and proceed to Monaco to see Prince Albert's castle and some churches where the previous royals are buried. Then we proceeded to Nice where the beach is so lovely and the place is so nice. Our last destination in Cannes to step on the red carpet and see the walk of fame. We then spent the night in Salon de Provence. The hotel was nice, it's like you're in a hacienda. Day 7 - it was all travel going back to Paris, with just some stretching on stopovers. We arrived around 6:00P, so we had a lot of time to roam around Paris. All in all TakeTours is all worthy of the money you'll pay. Hoping to take the red line or blue line in the near future.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Lorna on 2015-08-11

Great tour, highly recommended. The tour guide, Lex, was so helpful and Chung Ho too. We had the green line tour, and definitely will go back to Europe tour in the red line tour.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Elizabeth Ann on 2015-06-07

This is my second time taking your tours. Chung Ho was again our tour manager for the second time and he is really very good. I like the itinerary and the hotels we stayed in. Value for money...will join again if you have new destinations.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Viveksagar on 2015-05-18

Great tour... Extremely well organized. Tour guide was well educated about the places we were about to visit. Movies relevant to places were played in the bus during the commute.

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