Neptune's Fountain in Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy

Italy and Switzerland History Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Italy, Switzerland, Vatican City

Places Visited

Switzerland – Interlaken, Grindelwald, Lucerne, Bern...

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Suggested Duration

9 Days

The thrill of the Alps and majesty of master artists reflect the grandeur of possibility during your custom-tailored 9-day Switzerland and Italy historical tour.  Glassy glaciers loom above iconic towns and historic villages in Switzerland. Paintings and sculptures of Italian legend decorate royal chambers and represent the rebirth of artistic ingenuity. Enjoy an unrivaled look at the awe-inspiring majesty of preserved medieval streets, Renaissance masterpieces, and preserved ancient ruins.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the thrill of viewing the works of Italian masters in person when visiting the Vatican Museum and La Trasfigurazione by Raphael
  • Bask in the indelible natural beauty of Switzerland when walking along the Schwarzhorn metallic walkway for panoramic views of the Alps
  • Visit the exemplary embodiment of Renaissance architecture in Florence when exploring the feats of design, engineering, and art of the Duomo
  • View an artisan blowing glass during a tour of a private studio for insight into the intertwined history of the art and the Venetian Republic
  • Witness the often-overlooked frescoes in the Campo Santo, one of the few places revealing the original outlines of celebrated frescoes known as sinópie
  • Wander the incredible depths of the Doge’s Palace in Venice to witness enchanting artwork like Tintoretto’s Paradise
  • Discover the unique cultural heritage of Bern’s decorative fountains, each possessing a character of local folklore
  • Experience the revelatory history of Romeo and Juliet in Verona when visiting the home of Juliet Capulet, the patron of love and romance

Starting Price

$3,946 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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