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Jet d'Eau ('Jet of Water') 120m high fountain - the symbol of Geneva.Switzerland is a landlocked alpine country in Western Europe with an area of 41,285 km bordered by Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein. Swiss confederation consists of 26 Cantons.

Switzerland comprises three basic topographical areas: the Swiss Alps, the Swiss plateau or "middleland", and the Jura mountains along the northwestern border with France. The Alps are a high mountain range running across the central-south of the country, comprising about 60 % of the country's total area.

There are large lakes found here and the biggest Swiss cities are in this area of the country. This region, particularly the west, is also referred to as the "Seeland" (the land of lakes) and the largest lake is Lake Geneva (also called Lac Lman), in the West of Switzerland. The Rhone River is the main tributary to Lake Geneva.

Swiss Alps: The Swiss Alps are the central portion of the Alps mountain range that lies within Switzerland. The Alps cover 61% of Switzerland's surface area (41,285 km) thus making her the second most alpine country after Austria.  The highest summit in the Swiss Alps is the Dufourspitze, at 4,634metres (15,202 ft) near the Swiss-Italian border. The highest mountain which lies entirely on Swiss territory is the Dom, at 4,545metres (14,911 ft).

Fresh mountain air, clear blue lakes and clean cultured cities. If its skiing down glaciers or walking the hills, touring or driving, from Zurich to the Alps, Geneva to Lucerne, for chic European shopping or cosmopolitan caf culture, its all here for your dream holiday in Switzerland.

Fact File - Switzerland:
Location:

Central Europe, East of France and North of Italy

Area:

Water: 1,520sq km Land: 39,770 sq km

Capital:

Bern

Time Zone:

UTC +1 (daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October)

Currency:

Swiss Franc (CHF)

Language:

German, French, Italian, and Romansch are national and official languages

Religion:

Roman Catholic 41.8%, Protestant 35.3%, Muslim 4.3%, Orthodox 1.8%, other Christian 0.4%, other 1%, unspecified 4.3%

Climate:

Temperate, but varies with altitude; cold, cloudy, rainy/snowy winters; cool to warm, cloudy, humid summers with occasional showers

Terrain: Mostly mountains (Alps in south, Jura in northwest) with a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes
When to Go:

Switzerland definitely experiences seasons -- winter can bring a fair amount of snow while summer can be sunny and sultry but the weather is rarely extreme. Temperatures in summer can climb to the 30sC (90sF) or even mid 30sC (mid 90sF).

June is the ideal month for a tour of Switzerland, followed by either September or October, when the mountain passes are still open. During summer the country is usually overrun with tourist traffic. September can be quite rainy, but October offers sunny weather with temperatures on their 20sC (70sF), which is perfect for hiking in the Alps even in high altitude.


Italy

Italy officially the Italian Republic is a country located partly on the European Continent and partly on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe and on the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia. Pisa Tower, Italy Italy shares its northern, Alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia.

Italy has a staggering amount to offer travelers...and residents. Romantic cities.Timeless hill towns. Snowy mountains, idyllic islands, and a rivetingly beautiful coastline.Traveling in Italy can offer you some of the most incredible vacation experiences of your life. Whether you choose to spend your time absorbing the atmosphere of one of the great art cities, exploring rural medieval towns, or basking on a beach, you're in for a wonderful treat.

Fact File - Italy:
Location:

Western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru Population: 58,147,733

Area:

land: 301,230 sq km (34,578 sq mi)

Capital:

Rome

Time Zone:

GMT + 1

Currency:

Euro

Language:

Italian

Religion:

Roman Catholic (95%)

Climate:

Tropical along coast, becoming cooler inland at higher elevations; tropical in Amazonian jungle lowlands


Tour Cost Includes:

  • 02 Nights accommodation in Lucerne. 3 * city centre hotel
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Interlaken. 3 * city centre hotel
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Venice. 3 * city centre hotel
  • 01 Night accommodation in Pisa. 3 * city centre hotel
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Rome. 3* city centre hotel
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Excursion to Jungfraujoch - TOP OF EUROPE
  • Excursion to Mount Titlis - REVOLVING GONDOLA
  • Tour to 03 Islands of Venice
  • Half Day Rome City Tour
  • Rome Hotel - Rome FCO Apt Transfers
  • City to City Transfer on Eurail II Class
  • All Applicable Taxes
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