The world has always cherished beloved images of romance; Romeo beneath Juliet’s balcony, Cupid’s arrow, Cleopatra and Caesar. With an evocative palate of destinations, your own unique romance can be celebrated and infused with an equally unforgettable dose of luxury and reverie. Holiday Fiesta elevates these destinations, perfecting your romantic, dream vacation with handcrafted intimacy and inimitability.
Europe’s appeal is as diverse as its endless history. An epic patchwork quilt of experiences await, each idiosyncratic country knitted together with pervasive charm and vibrant culture. You’re not just visiting different countries, but you are exploring a whole continent of distinctive fabrics, compelling narratives, and rich traditions. No two vacations in Europe are ever the same.
Rome is beckoning, singing to you the triumphs of her past and the incomparable splendor of her present. Venice is waiting, promising the treasures of a city that is truly unlike anywhere else on Earth. Our hand-crafted tour of Paris introduces you to its emblematic luxury industries – haute couture, art and antiques, gastronomy and fine wines, along with its legendary restaurants and cultural treasures for a memorable – and even life-transforming experience. The perfect tour for high culture aficionados, honeymooners and important milestone celebrations. Montreux is inviting you to experience her majestic beauty. Interlaken is begging, enticing you with her world class art scene and shopping. Zurich is all set to assist you say goodbye in style. Together, these cities are calling you to join them, and there are an infinite number of reasons to answer.
Welcome to resplendent Rome, the center of Italy and the capital of the West’s most famous Empire, home to some of the most incredible architecture, entrancing art and irresistible food on Earth. Upon arrival, transfer to your perfect roman hotel, set out to explore the highlights of this incomparable metropolis, from the immense neoclassical monument to Victor Emmanuel II to the otherworldly serenity of the gardens of the Villa Borghese, enjoying the pace of life in this urban center and the undeniable charm of its vivacious population. Gaze upon the complex of the Roman Forum from the reaches of Palatine Hill before returning to street level to explore some of the best-known structures here, like the triumphant Arch of Constantine and the inspiring and imposing Colosseum. Overnight in Rome.
After breakfast in your hotel you may opt for the hop on hop off city tour of Rome. Let the sights of Rome unfold before you on an open-top, double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus. Climb aboard to admire top Rome attractions including the Vatican City, Colosseum and Trevi Fountain on this comprehensive tour. Enjoy 360-degree views from the open deck and hop on and off as you wish at any of the eight stops. With your ticket, simply step aboard and let the sights effortlessly unfold, hopping on and off as you wish at any of the eight stops. Marvel at the Colosseum, the scene of bloody Roman-era gladiator battles, and check out the Piazza Venezia, home to the grandiose Vittorio Emanuele II
Monument. Or, hop off near the Trevi Fountain to toss a coin into its waters, or at the Vatican City stop to see St Peter’s Basilica. Hop on and off at the stops anytime you wish, or stay aboard for an entire loop (roughly 1.5-2 hours), seeing the sights as you listen to the informative onboard audio commentary. Plus, with free WiFi on board, you’re free to blog, tweet and upload and share photos along the way
Overnight in Rome.
A train to Venice awaits you early this morning. The trip to Venice is varied and beautiful, filled with the majesty of the Northern Italian countryside, the remnant of central Italy’s fertile fields and the foothills of the mighty Alps and Dolemites that rise spectacularly to the north. Upon arrival at the train station in Venice, transfer to the perfect Venetian hotel. Spend the evening strolling the streets of this romantic metropolis, stopping for some fresh seafood or a delicious Venetian cocktail; the Bellini was born here, just off the Piazza San Marco in a famous bar called Harry’s. Stop by for a spell – you’ll join noted guests like Ernest Hemingway, Charlie Chaplin, and Jackie Onassis. Overnight in Venice.
After breakfast in your hotel explore three famous islands of the Venetian Lagoon – Murano, Torcello and Burano – on a this sightseeing excursion by motorboat. Board a comfortable motorboat, departing from the Alilaguna pier in front of the Royal Gardens, and speed along the Venetian Lagoon to three islands famous for their handicrafts and architecture. You’ll cruise past the islands of San Giorgio Maggiore, San Servolo, San Lazzaro degli Armeni and Sant’Elena Gardens to Murano, divided into nine islets crossed by a wide canal. Known for its lassware shops and factories, Murano boasts a long and still-thriving tradition dating back to 1291, when glass artisans moved their kilns from the old city center.Explore the island on foot and stop at a glass factory to watch a skilled glass blower create works of art. Learn from your guide about Murano’s wealth in the 15th and 16th centuries when the island was central to Europe’s glass making. View the magnificent splendor of Murano’s palaces andVeneto-Byzantine style churches, some with mosaics and ornamental motifs designed in the 12th century, and catch a glimpse of San Michele – Venice’s 19th-century cemetery – across the water. Before re-boarding the boat, you’ll have time to visit a museum showcasing the world-famous Murano glass. When you reach the island of Torcello – established between the 5th and 6th centuries and the
earliest center of civilization in the Venetian Lagoon – you’ll see evidence of the island’s glorious past as it once flourished with ornate palaces and churches. First, view the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, founded in the 7th century. Your guide will also show you the excavated remains of the circular baptistery in the Church of Santa Fosca, which showcases a delightful portico and striking Byzantine interior.
Afterward, journey to the island of Burano and admire the picturesque fishermen’s houses painted in bright pastel colors. In this miniature Venice, you’ll find the famous lace – abundant since the 16th century and once considered the most refined in Europe. Browse local shops and find lace on display at a museum dedicated to the craft of lace making before your guide returns you to Venice.
Overnight in Venice.
Bonjour! The morning sees you leaving Italy, returning to the airport where a flight will take you to Paris. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and relax. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and relax. Later in the evening be prepared to see Paris illuminated by night on a Seine Cruise. Seine River Cruise will sail past attractions such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Notre Dame de Paris. The opportunity to relax and enjoy wonderful views of these world -famous landmarks is an experience not to be missed when in Paris. Visit the iconic Eiffel tower using your skip the line ticket, a place which is every person’s dream come true. Later at night experience the world’s famous cabaret show at Lido. While the glittering attractions charm you, the flashy glitz of the Lido with a complimentary glass of Champagne enthrals you! Located on the prestigious Champs Elysees the current cabaret at the Lido is Bonheur which is all about women in search of happiness, portrayed beautifully through the female persona. Special effects, incredible settings, magnificent costumes and pulsating music – all make this show a truly delightful watch.
Overnight in Paris.
After breakfast in your hotel get ready for the full day outing for the city tour of Paris on the hop on hop off bus tour – perfect introduction to Paris, City of Lights. The open-top double decker buses afford excellent views as you go along and an audio commentary in ten languages will ensure you don’t miss a thing. 10 stops cover all of Paris’ highlights and while on board audio -commentary will ensure you do not miss a thing. Ten stops are :
1: Tour Eiffel
2: Champ de Mars
3: Opera Garnier
5: Louvre-Pont des Arts
7: Musee de d’Orsay
9: Grand Palais
Rest of the day is free for some fun while shopping at the fashion city of the world. For reasons that elude most of us, Parisians often seem to make impeccable fashion sense look effortless. Even on modest budgets, they seem to just know how to pull it all together. It’s no surprise, then, that the city remains the global center of all things style-related. After museums and monuments, shopping alone attracts millions of visitors each year. While the city is studded with great places to shop, these uber-popular shopping districts in Paris are guaranteed to satiate discount -hunters, designer divas, window shoppers, and fashion victims alike. There’s room for all budgets, too, so looking snappy doesn’t have to rhyme with going broke. Go ahead and make sure you take home a little “je ne sais quoi”…
Overnight in Paris
Welcome to resplendent Rome, the center of Italy and the capital of the West’s most famous Empire, home to some of the most incredible architecture, entrancing art and irresistible food on Earth. Upon arrival, transfer to your perfect roman hotel, set out to explore the highlights of this incomparable metropolis, from the immense neoclassical monument to Victor Emmanuel II to the otherworldly serenity of the gardens of the Villa Borghese, enjoying the pace of life in this urban center and the undeniable charm of its vivacious population. Gaze upon the complex of the Roman Forum from the reaches of Palatine Hill before returning to street level to explore some of the best-known structures here, like the triumphant Arch of Constantine and the inspiring and imposing Colosseum.
Overnight in Rome.
After breakfast in your hotel, start your journey for Interlaken by swiss rail. Check in to your hotel upon arrival.
Interlaken is a popular Swiss town and well known destination in the Swiss Alps. The town is ideal for getaways to mountains and lakes of the region. The Jungfrau Magazine has a quote which sums up Interlaken “Nowhere are the Alps so near, so spectacular and yet so safe and accessible as in this Swiss region. Nature lovers and those who love outdoors activities will be delighted by what Interlaken has to offer. The beautiful surroundings of Interlaken can be discovered with the innovative eco-friendly Segway. In general, depending mid-June to the end of July is a good time to visit. The weather is settled and the mountain flowers will be out and the waterfalls will be at their best. Interlaken is overlooked by three imposing mountains: Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Interlaken and its surrounding are ideal for outdoor lovers. Visitors will get the opportunity to discover a range of unspoilt natural splendour, the Jungfrau Region, magnificent mountains, green valleys and emerald lakes.
Overnight in Interlaken.
After breakfast in your hotel, get ready for an adventurous ride to visit Jungfraujoch. The Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe is the highlight of any Swiss holiday. The highest railway station in Europe is located 3,454 metres above sea level. The visitors gain access to a high-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock, which they can admire from the viewing platforms on the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace . The railway journey to the Jungfraujoch is an experience which leads through the Eiger and the Mönch. At the Eismeer and Eigerwand intermediate stations, visitors can enjoy the wonderful view.
Overnight in Interlaken..
After breakfast and checkout, transfer to the airport for your flight back home. The sights and sounds and tastes and experiences of the past two weeks will flood over you, leading you to smile in remembrance of times past and to plan for your inevitable return visit.
Tour concludes .