Fly into Rome from Toronto, Stay 6 Nights in Rome, Stay 5 Nights in Switzerland, and Fly Back to Toronto from Switzerland

Are you ready for an unforgettable European adventure? From the ancient ruins of Rome to the stunning landscapes of Switzerland, this trip will take you on a journey through history, culture, and natural beauty. Get ready to explore some of the most iconic destinations in Europe and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Destination Highlights

Suggested Itinerary with Activities

1Visit Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine HillExplore Vatican City, St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican MuseumsDinner at a local trattoria
2Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish StepsPiazza Navona, Campo de' Fiori, PantheonGelato tasting in the evening
3Villa Borghese Gardens, Borghese GalleryPiazza del Popolo, Pincio Terrace, Spanish StepsDinner at a rooftop restaurant with a view
4Fly to SwitzerlandExplore Geneva, Jet d'Eau, Old TownDinner by Lake Geneva
5Day trip to Montreux, Chillon CastleVisit Lausanne, Olympic MuseumDinner at a traditional Swiss restaurant
6Train to Interlaken, explore the townParagliding in the Swiss AlpsSwiss fondue dinner
7Jungfraujoch excursion, Ice PalaceHiking in the Alps, Lake Thun cruiseDinner at a local Swiss chalet
8Train to Lucerne, Chapel Bridge, Old TownBoat cruise on Lake Lucerne, Swiss Museum of TransportDinner at a lakeside restaurant
9Mount Pilatus excursionExplore Lucerne, Lion Monument, Glacier GardenFarewell dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant
10Fly back to Toronto--

Realistic Time Management

  • Day 1: Colosseum (2 hours), Roman Forum (1.5 hours), Palatine Hill (1 hour)
  • Day 2: Pantheon (1 hour), Trevi Fountain (30 minutes), Spanish Steps (30 minutes)
  • Day 3: Villa Borghese Gardens (2 hours), Borghese Gallery (2 hours)
  • Day 4: Flight to Switzerland (2 hours), Geneva sightseeing (4 hours)
  • Day 5: Montreux day trip (1.5 hours), Chillon Castle (2 hours), Lausanne (2 hours)
  • Day 6: Train to Interlaken (2 hours), explore town (2 hours), paragliding (3 hours)
  • Day 7: Jungfraujoch excursion (6 hours), hiking (3 hours)
  • Day 8: Train to Lucerne (2 hours), Chapel Bridge (1 hour), Old Town (2 hours)
  • Day 9: Mount Pilatus excursion (4 hours), Lucerne exploration (3 hours)

Local Cuisine

  • Rome: Carbonara, Cacio e Pepe, Tiramisu
  • Switzerland: Fondue, Raclette, Rösti

Accommodation Recommendations

How To Get There And Away

  • Flight: Toronto to Rome (approx. 9 hours), Switzerland to Toronto (approx. 8 hours)
  • Train: Rome to Switzerland (approx. 7 hours), within Switzerland (varies)

Comprehensive Packing List

  • Clothing: Comfortable walking shoes, layers for varying weather
  • Electronics: Camera, travel adapter
  • Miscellaneous: Travel documents, sunscreen, reusable water bottle

Budget Consideration

  • Standard Cost of Living: $100-150 per person per day
  • Relevant Costs: Attractions tickets, transportation, meals
  • Tips for Saving Money: Use public transportation, eat at local markets

Language and Cultural Etiquette

  • Language: Learn basic Italian and French phrases
  • Etiquette: Respect local customs, dress modestly in religious sites

Some Off-the-Beaten-Path Experiences

  • Explore Trastevere neighborhood in Rome
  • Visit Lauterbrunnen Valley in Switzerland
  • Take a boat ride on Lake Lucerne

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Best Season to Visit: Spring and fall for mild weather
  • Currency: Euro in Italy, Swiss Franc in Switzerland


Did you know that Rome has a secret keyhole that offers a stunning view of St. Peter's Basilica? Don't miss out on this hidden gem during your trip! Start planning your European adventure now and get ready for an unforgettable experience.

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