Welcome to the enchanting city of Paris! Upon your arrival at the airport, our representative will be there to greet you. Once you’ve completed the necessary immigration and customs procedures, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your own pace, whether you prefer to relax in your comfortable accommodation or set out to explore the city.
Indulge in a scrumptious breakfast before embarking on a full-day adventure. We’ll begin with a journey to the grandeur of the Versailles Palace, a place steeped in the history of French royalty. Returning to Paris around lunchtime, we’ll transport you to the charming Montmartre district, known for its artists, quaint streets, and the stunning view of the city from its hilltop. After a memorable day of exploration, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.
Today, Paris truly comes alive. First, we’ll take you to the iconic Eiffel Tower area, where you’ll have the opportunity to ascend to the second floor of this remarkable iron monument. Later, we’ll set sail on a scenic boat cruise along the Seine River, revealing different facets of the city. The afternoon is yours to explore Paris at your leisure.
Today’s journey takes us through the picturesque landscapes of France, heading towards the renowned Bourgogne region, famous for its wines. We’ll make a stop in the medieval town of Semur en Auxois, surrounded by impressive walls. Next, we’ll visit the charming town of Beaune, located in the heart of Bourgogne, known for its flower-lined streets, the hospice, and a museum dedicated to wine. In the afternoon, we’ll arrive in Lyon, the ancient capital of Roman Gaul, where you’ll enjoy a funicular ride to the Notre Dame de Fourvière, offering a panoramic view of the city.
Today, you’ll experience the breathtaking landscapes and pristine lakes of Switzerland. Our journey will take us to Geneva, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore the Palais des Nations, the iconic flower clock, and the impressive Jet d’Eau fountain. After lunch, we’ll continue through Switzerland, passing by Lake Leman, Neuchatel, and Biel. The route will lead us through vineyards overlooking the majestic mountains. We’ll make a stop in Neuchatel, a town nestled by the lake, where you can enjoy a leisurely walk along the historic town center or visit the magnificent 10th-century castle. Our final destination is Zurich, where you’ll arrive in the late afternoon.
Our day begins with a delightful stroll through Zurich, the most populous city in Switzerland, renowned for its exceptional quality of life. Following this, we’ll embark on a boat trip across Lake Zurich, a scenic journey lasting about two hours. The boat will make brief stops, allowing you to appreciate the charming villages along the way. We’ll disembark in Rapperswil, a picturesque village adorned with a medieval castle. Returning to Zurich by train, you’ll experience firsthand the efficiency and punctuality of Swiss Railways. The evening is yours to explore the historic center along the lake, where you’ll find a plethora of restaurants offering diverse cuisine from around the world.
Prepare to be captivated by stunning alpine landscapes as we venture towards Grindelwald, a scenic resort town. Here, you’ll have the chance to enjoy a coffee before embarking on a cable car ride to the mountains. A winding path will lead us to the “footbridge over the empty,” offering a breathtaking view of the glaciers. Following lunch on the mountain (included), we’ll continue to Lucerne, one of Switzerland’s most beautiful cities. The evening is yours to explore the city, dine, and relax before returning to Zurich.
Our journey takes us through the Alps, revealing stunning lakes and snow-capped mountains. In Lugano, the cosmopolitan capital of Italian-speaking Switzerland, you’ll have time for a leisurely stroll and lunch. Our next stop is Morcote, a charming town famous for its picturesque stone houses adorned with flowers. From here, we’ll continue into Italy, arriving in Milan in the evening. Once there, your guide will lead you to the magnificent Duomo Square, where you’ll find a variety of local and international restaurants to choose from.
Today, our adventure leads us further towards the enchanting city of Pisa. Embarking on a charming tourist train, we’ll journey to the Piazza Dei Miracoli, a place of marvels, where you’ll have ample time to be captivated by one of Italy’s most alluring and breathtaking art complexes, including the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa. After this captivating visit, we proceed on our way to Rome, arriving in the late hours of the day.
Embark on a captivating scenic tour through the Eternal City in the morning. Visit the Vatican, the spiritual heart of Christianity. Explore the awe-inspiring St. Peter’s Basilica. Immerse yourself in ancient Roman history with a visit to the Coliseum (admission included). In the evening, experience the enchanting district of Trastevere, known for its narrow cobbled streets, medieval churches, and vibrant trattorias.
Depart Rome, heading north, and be enchanted by the stunning landscapes along the way. Arrive in Florence and head straight to the impressive Piazzale Michelangelo for panoramic views. In the evening, embark on a guided tour of Florence with a local expert, visiting iconic sites like Ponte Vecchio, Duomo, and Plaza della Signoria. Enjoy leisure time to explore further and savor dinner in this culturally rich city.
Witness breathtaking mountain scenery while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arrive in Venice and cross the Giudecca to the Island of Venice by boat. Explore the marvelous St. Mark’s Square and enter the grand St. Mark’s Basilica (admission included). Visit the renowned Murano Glass Factory to witness the art of ancient glass crafting. Enjoy leisure time to explore Venice before staying in the Mestre district.
Depart Venice, venturing into Austria. Arrive in Innsbruck, stroll through its historic center, and enjoy lunch. Travel along a picturesque scenic road to Kitzbuhel, a renowned ski resort nestled in the mountains. Enjoy free time to explore and savor dinner (vegetarian option available).
Begin with a thrilling cable car ride to the high mountains of Kitzbuhel, offering awe-inspiring vistas. Explore Salzburg, the city of Mozart, with a guided tour through its historic center (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Continue through picturesque landscapes, arriving in St. Wolfgang, a famous pilgrimage site. Cruise on the enchanting Traunsee Lake to witness four majestic castles, concluding in Gmunden.Arrive in Vienna in the evening, captivated by the city’s grandeur.
Embark on a scenic city tour of Vienna led by a local expert, exploring its majestic avenues and historic landmarks. Visit the grand Schönbrunn Palace, delighting in its expansive gardens.Enjoy leisure time in the city center before an evening excursion to City Hall Square, immersing yourself in the vibrant nightlife.
Embark on a scenic journey to Budapest, Hungary. Discover the unique beauty of Budapest, known as the “Queen of the Danube,” on a boat tour along the river. Enjoy a city tour, exploring both historic Buda and cosmopolitan Pest, divided by the Danube.Delight in leisure time to explore before an evening filled with dining opportunities in Vaci Utca.
Savor your last breakfast in Budapest before completing the check-out process at the hotel. Our team will then escort you to the airport, bringing your unforgettable Romantic Europe tour to a close. Depart with treasured memories, carrying the dream of revisiting this enchanting European paradise someday. Wishing you a safe and pleasant journey!
Choosing Romantic Europe with Trippongo is an invitation to embark on a journey that transcends the ordinary, immersing you in a world of unparalleled beauty, culture, and enchantment. Our meticulously curated itinerary is a testament to our commitment to crafting experiences that resonate with the spirit of romance. Every moment is thoughtfully designed to evoke passion and connection, from strolling along the cobbled streets of Florence to cruising the picturesque canals of Venice at sunset.
With Trippongo, you’re not just a traveler; you’re a participant in a love story written in the heart of Europe. Our knowledgeable local guides infuse each destination with depth, weaving stories of history and art that enrich your understanding. We understand the importance of personal exploration, and our itineraries strike a harmonious balance between structured experiences and free time for you to discover hidden gems or simply savor the ambiance of a charming cafe.
Whether it’s a boat ride on Zurich Lake or a cable car ascent in the Austrian Alps, every adventure is a brushstroke in the masterpiece of your romantic journey. With Trippongo, leave the logistics to us, ensuring seamless transitions and accommodations, so you can focus solely on creating timeless memories in the most romantic continent on Earth.