Mountains, Lakes and Tuscan Gems

CAA Travel - Italy and Switzerland

Begin your discovery of Switzerland and Italy with a walking tour of Lucerne before visiting the subterranean glacial waterfall of Trümmelbachschlucht. Wind through the Alps on one of the world’s most spectacular train journeys from Grindelwald to Lauterbrunnen. Learn the secret of the holes in Emmenthal and savour a wine tasting near Chur. Cross the Italian frontier on the Bernina Express railway. Look for George Clooney on Lake Como and visit the picture-perfect lakes of Maggiore and Orta. Tour Bologna and the Tuscan gems of Florence with its duomo and Pisa with its leaning tower. Stroll the medieval streets of Siena before ending with a cappuccino in Milan.

Dates:   June 28 to July 12, 2018
Length:   15 Days
Pricing:   Call us at 1-855-747-2959 for pricing information
Tour Provider:   Extraordinary Explorations
Bonus Feature:   Plaza Premium Lounge - Toronto†, 50 CAA Dollars®‡, 25% savings on travel insurance^

Package Inclusions

  • Airfare from Toronto to Zurich, with return from Milan to Toronto
  • One-way first class ticket on the Bernia Express railway
  • One-way first class ticket on the Glacier Express
  • Land transportation via deluxe motor coach 
  • One bottle of water daily (per person)
  • Stays in first class accommodation throughout
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Professional English-speaking tour director throughout
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary
  • Hotel porterage (one piece per person – arrival and departure)
  • Destination transfers

To qualify for CAA Member pricing, and to receive CAA Member-exclusive benefits, there must be one valid CAA Member travelling per booking. Non-members booking Extraordinary Explorations are subject to a surcharge and will not receive Member-exclusive benefits. † Plaza Premium Lounge is based on one voucher per person and applies to departures from Toronto International Airport. ‡CAA Dollars awarded per adult. To earn and redeem CAA Dollars, you must be a current CAA Member in good standing (CAA Membership dues paid in full by membership expiry date). CAA Dollars will be credited at time of departure. For more information on CAA Dollars, please visit ^ CAA Travel Insurance is underwritten by Orion Travel Insurance Company. Applies to CAA South Central Ontario Members in good standing (CAA Membership dues paid in full by membership expiry date). Twenty-five percent (25%) savings is made up of a ten percent (10%) Member savings as well as a promotional fifteen percent (15%) savings when you purchase an Extraordinary Explorations tour through CAA Travel. This promotional offer is valid until December 31, 2017. Savings apply to the total premium excluding applicable taxes. Minimum premium applies. Visitors to Canada Insurance is limited to the promotional savings. Certain exclusions, limitations and restrictions apply. Subject to change without notice. A Medical Questionnaire may be required to purchase travel insurance. In the event of an increase in any of the cost factors, CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) reserves the right to increase the price whereby the provisions of the Travel Industry Act shall prevail. CAA Extraordinary Explorations packages are 100% non-refundable at final payment. CAA SCO service fee for cancellation prior to final payment varies by program. For full payment terms and conditions, please ask your CAA Travel Consultant. CAA SCO reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements (minimum number of participants) or circumstances beyond its control. Additional fees for checked luggage or other incidentals may be incurred and vary according to itinerary and airline. Air schedules with some tours are not available at press time and may include several connections or forced overnight at passenger’s expense. CAA SCO strongly recommends the purchase of cancellation and emergency travel and medical insurance at the time of booking. 

Please note: Participants must be able to embark and disembark cruise ships and coaches as well as have a good level of mobility for walking tours in destinations where stairs and traditional cobblestone streets can be challenging. International transportation vehicles and facilities may not meet A.O.D.A. standards.