Type of luxury escape, destination or month

9 nights/10 days itinerary in Italy

Mountains, Masterpieces and Majesty in Europe

From £3,235
for 2 adults

  • Culture

    Culture

  • Family

    Family

  • Road Trips

    Road Trips

Some of the greatest masterpieces of European history are found in Florence, Paris and Verona. The greatest mountains and glacial landscapes are found in Zermatt and St Moritz. For this itinerary we have carefully combined the two to create an itinerary through Europe that will allow you to experience Europe’s treasures, both natural and man-made. Marvel at the Renaissance’s greatest minds in Florence as you see their world-famous works from Michelangelo’s “David” to Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus”. Travel to Verona and see the town that inspired Shakespeare’s most famous work before making your way to St Moritz and Zermatt to see the Matterhorn and the sublime beauty of the Swiss Alps. Conclude your sojourn through Europe in Paris where you will experience the majesty of the Palace of Versailles and walk in the footsteps of royalty before taking a trip to the top if the Eiffel tower, appreciating human engineering and the labour required to create this exceptional monument.

  • Discover the Renaissance city on your tour of Florence, visiting piazzas, churches and palaces and marvel at Michelangelo’s ‘David’
  • Spend time viewing the Medici artwork in Europe’s first modern museum that is home to iconic works such as Caravaggio’s “Medusa”, Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” and Leonardo da Vinci’s “Annunciation”
  • See where Michelangelo and Galileo were buried at the Church of Santa Croce
  • Wander through the streets of Verona on a morning tour and visit the Capulet House that inspire Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”
  • Wind your way through the swiss landscapes of the fabled Bernina Peak seeing how glaciers carved up the landscape
  • Board the Glacier Express and experience the most scenic rail journey in the world as you make your way to Zermatt
  • Let the cableway whisk you to the Klein Matterhorn and incredible mountain landscapes of the Swiss Alps
  • Visit the Palace of Versailles and take a walk through the “Hall of Mirrors” in the steps of French Royalty before lunch at the Petit Trianon
  • Visit Parisian treasures on your city tour, visiting the Louvre and Eiffel Tower
  • Drift down the Seine on a romantic dinner cruise to conclude your European Sojourn
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Hotel Savoy , Florence

Standard Room | Includes Breakfast | 2 Nights

Located with the other Florentine grand palaces on the Piazza della Repubblica, the Hotel Savoy is a work of the finest craftsmanship. Contemporary touches throughout, from the artwork by Luca Pignatelli to the elegant décor, demonstrate the finest Italian features and give a sure sense of place. As part of the Rocco Forte portfolio, this hotel has been lovingly created from the Rocco Forte family collective efforts to create a hotel that is exceptional in every way.  

Carlton Hotel, St. Moritz

Standard Room | Includes Breakfast | 1 Night

Built in 1913, the Carlton Hotel has been welcoming guests to St Moritz for the last 100 years and is well established as a luxury hotel overlooking the lake. With sweeping views of the valley from its vast windows, the interior décor compliments the beauty of the landscape below. Warm colours and decadent textures invite space and light into the bedrooms that is timeless and memorable. As the perfect destination in the mountains, the Carlton Hotel is the place to be for a stay that will continue to charm you long after you have left.  

Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, Zermatt

Standard Room | Includes Breakfast | 3 Nights

An escape from the everyday, Grand Hotel Zermatterhof prides itself on its ability to welcome guests and provide them with everything they could possibly need. Guests do not need to step away from the hotel to have every whim catered for ultimate disconnection and relaxation. Describing itself as the place to ‘do and achieve nothing’, the Grand Hotel provides the spa, dining and services to ensure that every guest truly enjoys and appreciates their stay.   

Hotel Lancaster, Paris

Standard Room | Includes Breakfast | 3 Nights

Of the many luxury hotels in Paris, there is one that stands out above the rest as an icon for its elegance, tradition and intimacy. With a much-coveted address on the Champs Elysees, Hospes Lancaster has charmed the likes of Grace Kelly, Clark Gable and housed Greta Garbo over the years and has been a destination for culinary pleasures. With contemporary interpretation of 1930s décor, the bedrooms are decedent and charming, drawing guests away from the bustle of the Parisian streets. 

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