The small coastal town of town of Iseo with the river in the background.
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Tour code: BISVZ4

Tour Inclusions

Vistas of Italy and Switzerland

  • 9 days
  • Italy / Switzerland
  • Max 18 Passengers


From the grand elegance of Venice to the soul-stirring alpine villages of Switzerland – join us on a memory-making adventure that takes in time-honoured traditions, fascinating local culture and breathtaking railway journeys through some of the world's most enchanting scenery.
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  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

Tour Highlights

  • Learn the traditions of authentic Italian cuisine with a cooking class in the Franciacorta region
  • Experience scenic train journeys on two of the great alpine railways: the Bernina Express and the Glacier Express
  • Observe a traditional mask-decorating demonstration in the magnificent floating city of Venice

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Venice (Italy)

    Welcome to Venice - the magnificent floating city boasting unparalleled elegance, grandeur and romance. Meet your travel companions and Tour Leader at the hotel, before settling into a delicious welcome meal at a local restaurant. Salute! Accommodation: Hotel Pesaro (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Venice – Sirmione

  • Day 3 - Sirmione – Borghetto – Sirmione

  • Day 4 - Sirmione – Monte Isola – Lake Iseo

  • Day 5 - Lake Iseo

  • Day 6 - Lake Iseo – Tirano – Engadin Valley (Switzerland)

  • Day 7 - Engadin Valley – Andermatt – Interlaken

  • Day 8 - Interlaken – Brienz – Interlaken

  • Day 9 - Interlaken – Lucerne – Zurich

Tour Inclusions


- 8 nights in hand-picked accommodation

The Crew

- Experienced Tour Leader and Driver


- Premium mini-coach transportation


Reviews Rating
  • 22nd July 2019
    Review rating
    Really enjoyed this trip and our tour guide was fantastic. Really enjoyed the train trips in the Alps and the winery visit/cooking class was outstanding. Would definitely look at Back Roads again for another adventure and have already recommended to friends.
  • 21st July 2019
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    Excellent trip through Italy and Switzerland. Very comfortable accommodation, well organized and great tour leader, we were very happy with the trip