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The best of Italy's capital with added scenic beauty

Try our Rome via the Alps tour for a wonderful experience that combines the best of Italy's capital city with the scenic beauty of the Swiss Alps.

Things to do
  • Lausanne
  • Ouchy
  • The Alps
  • Rome
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Pantheon
  • Colosseum
  • St Peters Square

Rome via the Alps Sample itinerary

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Day 1 Eurostar

UK to Lausanne

You'll depart from London St Pancras and journey to Paris changing trains for the journey to Lausanne. Perhaps begin your holiday with a boat trip on the lake or visit the city's impressive Gothic Cathedral.

Day 2 Lausanne

Discover Lausanne

Take a stroll around the medieval labyrinth of Lausanne's Old Town with its historical buildings and cobbled streets. Perhaps follow this with a stroll to the Upper Town to see the Cathedral of Lausanne. Later pay a visit to Ouchy; the port and resort area of Lausanne with its beautiful lakeside walks and quay-side flower gardens.

Day 3 Colosseum

Lausanne to Rome

Today, depart Lausanne for Milan where you'll change trains for the journey onwards to Rome. You can explore Rome's rich history up close at the city's ancient sites, discover the secrets of Rome's holy landmarks, or simply enjoy the unique atmosphere of the bustling street life.

Day 4 St Peters Square
St Peters Square

Historic Rome

Relive the glory days of the Roman Empire with a visit to the Roman Forum which was for centuries the hub of daily life in ancient Rome. Follow this with a visit to one of Rome's most celebrated landmarks - the mighty Colosseum. The biggest amphitheatre in the world has witnessed horror, passion and excitement as home to the infamous gladiatorial fights.

Day 5 Trevi Fountain
Trevi Fountain

Enchanting Rome

Take a guided tour of the Vatican, including the Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica. Whatever your religious beliefs, you cannot fail to be touched by the splendour and history of this most holy site.

Day 6 Lucerne

Rome to Lucerne

Depart Rome and head to Milan where you'll change for the journey to Lucerne. Situated on the edge of Lake Lucerne and surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, Lucerne has been a popular with visitors, including writers, composers and royalty for hundreds of years.

Day 7 Eurostar

Lucerne to UK

Today you'll leave Lucerne and travel to Paris, via Basel, before changing for your return train to the UK.

Please note

Please note

The itinerary above is just a suggestion and you are free to make adjustments to suit your exact requirements. Please call 01904 734 358 to speak to one of our Tailor-Made Holiday Specialists about tailoring your holiday with GRJ independent.

Mark Brennan
Sally Hauser
Laura Strawinski
Rome via the Alps

The best of Italy's capital with added scenic beauty


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