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Tour code: BEHISVZ-9

Tour Inclusions

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

Vistas of Italy and Switzerland

  • 8 days
  • Italy / Switzerland
  • Max 18 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 even some remarkable railway journeys – all among some of the world’s most enchanting scenery.

Map of Vistas of Italy & Switzerland 2019 | BRT
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Learn the traditions of Italian regional cuisine with a cooking class
  • Experience two of the great alpine railway journeys: 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 become acquainted with Venice’s maze-like backstreets on a guided walking tour before watching a traditional mask making demonstration. Afterwards, we’ll travel onwards to Sirmione, where we’ll settle down for dinner together before resting our heads for the night.

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

  • Day 3 - Sirmione - Brescia - Sulzano - Franciacorta

  • Day 4 - Franciacorta

  • Day 5 - Franciacorta - Tirano - Pontresina

  • Day 6 - Pontresina - Andermatt - Wengen

  • Day 7 - Wengen - Brienz - Interlaken - Wengen

  • Day 8 - Wengen - Hergiswill - Lucerne - Zurich

Tour Inclusions


7 nights in boutique accommodation

The Crew

Local guide


Tour Leader


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