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Tour code: BEHISVZ-0

Tour Inclusions

  • 7 Nights
  • 14 Meals 7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • Hotel
  • Driver
  • Tour Leader

Vistas of Italy and Switzerland

  • 8 days
  • Italy / Switzerland
  • Max Up to 18 Guests Passengers


From historic Venice to the soul-stirring alpine villages of Switzerland, join us on a memory-making adventure that takes in time-honoured traditions, local culture and remarkable railway journeys through some of the world's most enchanting scenery.


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  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Learn the traditions of Italian regional cuisine with a cooking class in Iseo
  • Experience train journeys on two of the great alpine railways: the Bernina Express and the Glacier Express
  • Watch a traditional mask decorating demonstration in Venice

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Venice - Sirmione

    Today we’ll acquaint ourselves with Venice’s maze-like backstreets on a guided walking tour before meeting a local artisan and enjoying a traditional mask making demonstration. Afterwards, we’ll travel onwards to Sirmione – where we’ll clink glasses over a welcome dinner. Accommodation: Hotel Ideal (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Sirmione - Borghetto - Sirmione

  • Day 3 - Sirmione - Sulzano - Iseo

  • Day 4 - Iseo

  • Day 5 - Iseo - Tirano - Pontresina

  • Day 6 - Pontresina - Andermatt - Interlaken

  • Day 7 - Interlaken - Brienz - Interlaken

  • Day 8 - Interlaken - Lucerne - Zurich

Tour Inclusions


7 nights in boutique accommodation


The Crew

Experienced Back-Roads 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
    Review rating
    Excellent trip through Italy and Switzerland. Very comfortable accommodation, well organized and great tour leader, we were very happy with the trip