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12-Day Genuine Europe Tour from Rome, London Out Tour Code: 638-18865

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Rome, Italy
English
12 11
Visit Florence (Piazzale Michelangelo), Rome, Venice (Saint Mark's Basilica), Innsbruck, Vatican City (St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican Museums), London, Lucerne, Paris, Zurich, Versailles, Bern, Camden, Canterbury, Grindelwald, Rouen.
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    Double $1769
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Day 1: Rome

Upon airport arrival, we will transfer to hotel. At the end of the evening we will transfer to Trastevere area. This neighborhood will be a great introduction to Rome, a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere district reveals hidden treasures to us, such as some modest medieval churches, small shops with the most peculiar of objects or scenes of daily life.  Many trattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued with the Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurants serving Indian, Chinese and international food can be found in this area. Return to hotel.
  • Rome, ITALY

    Rome, ITALY
    The history of this amazing city spans more than two and a half thousand years. It is one of the most historic places on the planet Earth, and it's artistic and cultural contributions have colored global development.

    Trastevere

    This area is the 13th rione of Rome. It features narrow, cobblestone streets lined with many Medieval-era buildings. It lies on the West Bank of the Tiber River, south of Vatican City.
Standard Hotel: Ergife/Shangrila/Green Park Hotel or similar 4 stars hotel

Day 2: Rome (7 km)

In the morning, we will have a scenic tour of Rome. We will enter the tiny state of the Vatican, visit St. Peter's Basilica, Roman Colosseum. In the evening we will transfer to the Trastevere area for a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets of the district with hidden treasures, such as some modest medieval churches, small shops with the most peculiar of objects or scenes of daily life. Many trattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued with the Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurants serving Indian, Chinese and international food can be found in this area. Return to hotel.
  • Rome, ITALY

    Rome, ITALY
    The history of this amazing city spans more than two and a half thousand years. It is one of the most historic places on the planet Earth, and it's artistic and cultural contributions have colored global development.

    Colosseum

    Colosseum
    This nearly 2000-year-old structure is one of the most famous buildings in all of human history. At its height, it could hold up to 80,000 people, and was usually used for gladiatorial contests, executions, and drama productions.

    Trastevere

    This area is the 13th rione of Rome. It features narrow, cobblestone streets lined with many Medieval-era buildings. It lies on the West Bank of the Tiber River, south of Vatican City.
  • Vatican City, ITALY

    This small country, surrounded by the larger city of Rome, is the center of the Catholic Church and home of the Pope. Famous sights are St. Peter's Square and the Basilica, as well as the Vatican Museum.

    St. Peter's Basilica

    St. Peter's Basilica
    Perhaps the most famous church in the world and the center of Roman Catholicism, this ornate basilica in the small sovereign state of Vatican City has been a place of pilgrimage for nearly two thousand years.

    Vatican Museums

    This small country, surrounded by the larger city of Rome, is the center of the Catholic Church and home of the Pope. Famous sights are St. Peter's Square and the Basilica, as well as the Vatican Museum.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

Standard Hotel: Ergife/Shangrila/Green Park Hotel or similar 4 stars hotel

Day 3: Rome - Florence (230 km)

We will leave Rome for Florence. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Florence, we will head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo. In the evening we will have a tour with a local expert, and walk through the historic centre, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. Free time to explore. In the evening, you can dine at your favorite restaurant. In this district you can find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food.
  • Florence, ITALY

    Florence, ITALY
    Historic Florence, Italy is considered to be one of the most gorgeous cities in the world. Its long tradition of art and culture can be seen on nearly every doorstep. Millions of people travel here each year.

    Piazzale Michelangelo

    The Piazzale Michelangelo is located at the top of a hill, making it perhaps the best vantage point to take in a full panoramic view of this marvelous city. A restaurant at the top provides visitors with a good meal.

    Ponte Veccio

    Ponte Veccio
    The Ponte Veccio is a Medieval stone bridge over the Arno River in Florence. The bridge is lined by shops, something that was typical at the time of its construction in 1345; they are mostly artists and souvenir vendors.

    Piazza della Signoria

    The Piazza della Signoria features many can't-miss Florentine buildings. The Palazzo Vecchio, Florence's massive fortress of a town hall, towers above. The Loggia dei Lanzi is a beautiful piece of Renaissance architecture, bedecked with bronze and marble sculptures.

    Tuscan Dinner

    In this opportunity, you will have the chance to make a magnificent dinner in a Tuscan atmosphere. A group of musicians will set this beautiful evening. We can taste the typical products of the region. During dinner we can also enjoy live music, a pianist singer from Fiorentino will perform national and international pieces of music.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult €60; Child €60; Dinner included with drinks. Minimum group required: 20 persons|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

Standard Hotel: First Hotel/Ibis Firenze Nord Aeroporto or similar hotel

Day 4: Florence - Venice (203 km)

Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. We will arrive in Venice and take the boat and cross the Giudecca to the Island of Venice. With a local guide, we will visit the St. Mark's Square and enter the Basilica.Afterwards, we will visit the Murano glass factory. At the end of the afternoon, we will have the chance to enjoy own free time or eat dinner in the Mestre district, where you can choose the type of restaurant that you prefer (Indian, Oriental, Italian, etc.).
  • Venice, ITALY

    Venice, ITALY
    This city off the coast of northeast Italy is famous the world over for its many canals. It is actually a chain of 118 islands linked together by bridges and waterways. Venice is world-renown for its art and beauty.

    Gondola Ride

    The canals of Venice are what make this city iconic. Gondolas are special boats designed to navigate these channels. No visit to Venice is complete without a romantic ride down the canals on a gondola.Musicians 1 tenor and one accordionist for the gondola group.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult €40; Child €40; Minimum group required: 15 persons|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Saint Mark's Basilica

    The Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco is the most famous church in Venice and is known for its unique and ornate Italo-Byzantine architecture that includes five hemispherical domes and fine patterns. It was built in the 11th century AD.
Standard Hotel: Lugano/Novotel Mestre Castellana/Holiday Inn/Mondial Venecia or similar

Day 5: Venice-Innsbruck-Zurich (430 km)

We will depart from Venice, travelling to Austria. Arrival to INNSBRUCK, time to stroll in the historic centre and have lunch. Then, we will continue our journey through wonderful Tyrolean sceneries crossing towards Switzerland. Arrival in ZURICH. Free time in the historic centre next to the lake, where you will be able to dine in your chosen restaurant serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, international or Swiss food.
  • Innsbruck, AUSTRIA

    Located in the Inn valley, lies about halfway between Munich in Germany and Verona in Italy. It is an internationally renowned winter sports center, and hosted the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics as well as the 1984 and 1988 Winter Paralympics.
  • Zurich, SWITZERLAND

    Zurich, SWITZERLAND
    Sitting on the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich, this city is the largest in Switzerland. The Bahnhofstrasse ("Station Street") is an important landmark as one of the world's most expensive shopping areas.
Standard Hotel: Hotel: Novotel Zurich Airport/ Hotel Movenpick Airport/Kameha Grand Zurich or similar

Day 6: Zurich - Grindelwald - Lucerne - Zurich (183 km)

Today we will see beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes in the region of Interlaken. We will stop in Grinderwald where we will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car up to mountain. We will walk along the winding path which will lead us to the "footbridge over the empty". Dare to walk along the bridge amongst the fantastic scenery enjoying glaciers all around us. We will have a lunch up the mountain before heading back down. We will then continue to Lucerne. In the evening we will have time to stroll around, enjoying the city and taking dinner before we return to the hotel in Zurich
  • Grindelwald, SWITZERLAND

    Grindelwald is a village and municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. In addition to the village of Grindelwald, the municipality also includes the settlements of Alpiglen, Burglauenen, Grund, Itramen, Mühlebach, Schwendi, Tschingelberg and Wargistal.
  • Lucerne, SWITZERLAND

    Lucerne, SWITZERLAND
    This Swiss city on gorgeous Lake Lucerne is popular with tourists due to its amazing views of the lake, Mount Pilatus, and Mount Rigi of the Swiss Alps. Some of the buildings in Lucerne date back hundreds of years.
Standard Hotel: Novotel Zurich Airport/Hotel Movenpick Airport/ Kameha Grand Zurich or similar
Lunch: Included (Green salad. Alpine macaroni with apple compote. Frozen)

Day 7: Zurich - Bern - Paris (694 km)

We will have a scenic trip to Bern, enjoy time to take a stroll and breathe in the fresh air. Next, we will journey to France. We will then enjoy beautiful lake views on our trip to Paris. We will arrive in the evening.
  • Bern, SWITZERLAND

    Bern, SWITZERLAND
    The official language of Bern is (the Swiss variety of Standard) German, but the main spoken language is the Alemannic Swiss German dialect called Bernese German.In 1983 the historic old town in the centre of Bern became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Standard Hotel: Novotel Saint Denis/Mercure Paris/Residhome Issy Les Molineaux or similar

Day 8: Paris-Versailles-Paris (34 km)

We come into contact with the history of France in the immense Palace of Versailles (admission not included) with its beautiful gardens. After that, on our way back to Paris, we head to Montmartre, and take a cable car (included) to go up to this bohemian neighborhood known for its painters, artists and cabarets. To contemplate the beauty of the impressive avenues and monuments of Paris, you will have the city tour with a local guide. Return to the hotel. Optionally you can attend the variety show.​
  • Versailles, FRANCE

    A city renowned worldwide for the Château de Versailles and the gardens of Versailles, designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Located in the western suburbs of the French capital, 17.1 km from the centre of Paris.

    Palace of Versailles

    Louis IV's opulent mansion is one of the most famous symbols of French political history and power. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was the center of French politics for nearly a century, until the beginning of the French Revolution.

    Admission (Optional): Adult €80; Child €80; Ticket resource is tight, it is strongly recommended that you book in advance! Dosen't include The Garden.

  • Paris, FRANCE

    Paris, FRANCE
    Paris has been a thriving city for more than two thousand years. It is known all over the world as a city of art and romance, from its high-end cafes to the famous visage of the Eiffel Tower.

    Montmartre

    This neighborhood in Paris is built on a hill, at the top of which stands the Basilica of the Sacre Couer, famous for its white dome. The area has been home to many artists like Picasso and van Gogh.

    Moulin Rouge Show

    The famous Moulin Rouge - where the hit musical movie got its name - was founded in 1889, and is credited with popularizing cabaret performances and the can-can dance. It is marked by the red windmill on the roof.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult €145; Child (Entry of children under 6 years old is not allowed) €145; 23:00, Round-trip transport service from and to the hotel. - Table reservation. Tips included. - Show with consumption 1/2 bottle of French champaign per person.

Standard Hotel: Mercure Paris or similar 4 stars hotel

Day 9: Paris-Rouen (111 km)

We go to the centre of Paris, starting by the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument (ticket included). Then, we enjoy a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose.
At around 17.00 hrs we will leave Paris for ROUEN a city museum with its houses with half-timbered walls, narrow streets and gothic churches. Accommodation in the city.

  • Paris, FRANCE

    Paris, FRANCE
    Paris has been a thriving city for more than two thousand years. It is known all over the world as a city of art and romance, from its high-end cafes to the famous visage of the Eiffel Tower.

    Eiffel Tower

    Eiffel Tower
    One of the most famous monuments in the world, the Eiffel Tower has been a symbol of Paris, France, and Europe since 1889. It was erected as the entryway to the 1889 World's Fair, and has been wowing visitors ever since.

    Sometimes queues to climb the Eiffel Tower are long. For organizational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be made at a different moment of the day.

    River Seine Cruise

    River Seine Cruise
    Paris is synonymous with sublime beauty, and you will see firsthand why that is as you leaisurely sail down the Seine, the river that flows through the heart of the city of lights.
  • Rouen, FRANCE

    A city on the River Seine in the north of France. It is the capital of the region of Normandy. Formerly one of the largest and most prosperous cities of medieval Europe, Rouen was the seat of the Exchequer of Normandy during the Middle Ages.
Standard Hotel: Hotel at Rouen

Day 10: Rouen-Canterbury-London (291 km)

Today we will take a stroll in the centre of Rouen to admire its magnificent cathedral and the ancient streets of the historic centre. After this we travel to the north of France. Travelling by ferry, we will cross the English Channel to reach Canterbury, the religious capital of England with a very attractive historic centre. Continuing to London, arriving with time to explore, visit Tower Bridge to see it lit up and admire the modern buildings. Time for dinner in one of the many restaurants offering a variety of cuisines. After dinner, return to the hotel.

  • Rouen, FRANCE

    A city on the River Seine in the north of France. It is the capital of the region of Normandy. Formerly one of the largest and most prosperous cities of medieval Europe, Rouen was the seat of the Exchequer of Normandy during the Middle Ages.

    Rouen Cathedral

    This 800-plus year old cathedral in northwestern France is a dramatic example of the type of architecture that dominates the Gothic tradition. Its many intricate spires and elaborate stained glass have made it popular with visitors the world over.
  • Canterbury, UNITED KINGDOM

    Canterbury, UNITED KINGDOM
    Canterbury is the town of Kent in the southeast of England and the earliest site of the Roman Catholic church in England. Canterbury cathedral and St. Augustine's monastery have been listed as world heritage sites by the United Nations, and Canterbury are therefore known as one of the most popular tourist cities in the UK.
  • London, UNITED KINGDOM

    London, UNITED KINGDOM
    The capital city of both England and the United Kingdom has been a focal point of Western civilization for centuries. This amazing city in the British Isles is famous for places like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and Westminster Abbey.

    Tower Bridge

    Tower Bridge
    This iconic bridge is a symbol of London. The two arms at its top are walkways that have been converted into a small museum. Here, guests can see the original steam engines that once powered the lifting of the bridge.
Standard Hotel: London Hotel

Day 11: London

Get to know London on a guided tour featuring style, culture and history. See the Houses of Parliament, the River Thames, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace, where we shall be able to watch the famous “Changing of the Guard” (depending on the season). Free afternoon. In the evening, we will meet at a a meeting point in Piccadilly to walk to Leicester Square, China Town and Soho with its amazing atmosphere, its theatres and bustle . Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on) . Return to the hotel from Picadilly.

  • London, UNITED KINGDOM

    London, UNITED KINGDOM
    The capital city of both England and the United Kingdom has been a focal point of Western civilization for centuries. This amazing city in the British Isles is famous for places like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and Westminster Abbey.

    Buckingham Palace

    Buckingham Palace
    One of the most famous palaces of the British monarchy, Buckingham Palace dates back to 1705. In addition to serving as a museum and art gallery, it has been the main residence of the royal family since 1837.

    River Thames

    River Thames
    The longest river in England and second-longest in the UK, the River Thames is a staple of London. Many of the cities most famous landmarks either sit on it, such as the Tower of London, or cross over it.

    Tower of London

    Tower of London
    Dating back nearly a millennia, this historic castle on the shores of the Thames in London has served many important functions throughout history. Today, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a museum that is open to the public.

    Parliament Square

    Parliament Square
    This large open area outside London's Palace of Westminster is one of London's main tourist spots. In addition to a grassy park with trees, it contains many monuments to famous historical figures such as Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln.
Standard Hotel: IBIS London Earls Court or similar
Dinner: Included (Menu includes: Cheese and Tomato Salad Second Chicken Schnitzel with puree and sauce Dessert Tiramisu Drinks Water and bread)

Day 12: London-Camden-London (10 km)

After breakfast we will go to the British Museum, one of the oldest museums in the world. At lunch time we transfer to Camden, a district famous for having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London where we can see relics from cultures all around the world. Enjoy some leisure time.
  • London, UNITED KINGDOM

    London, UNITED KINGDOM
    The capital city of both England and the United Kingdom has been a focal point of Western civilization for centuries. This amazing city in the British Isles is famous for places like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and Westminster Abbey.

    British Museum

    British Museum
    This large museum complex is dedicated to human history and culture. The building is designed in a Greek revival style. It was established all the way back in 1753, and holds departments for each major civilization in human history.
  • Camden, UNITED KINGDOM

    A district of north west London, England, located 2.5 miles (4.1 km) north of Charing Cross (walking distance). The area's industrial economic base has been replaced by service industries such as retail, tourism and entertainment. The area now hosts street markets and music venues which are strongly associated with alternative culture.

Price Includes

  • Airport pickup
  • 11 nights hotel accomodation
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
  • Basic travel insurance
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Excursion: Transfer to Versailles.
  • Boat: to the island of Venice, Boat Trip along River Seine in Paris.
  • City tour in : Rome, Florence, Venice, Paris, London.
  • Evening Transfer: Trastevere in Rome, Via Cavour in Rome, Tower Bridge in London, Leicester/ Soho area in London.
  • Transfer: Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence, Camden district in London.
  • Ticket admission: Coliseum of Rome, Saint Mark´s Basilica and Murano Glass Factory in Venice, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in Paris.
  • Ferry: Calais Fr to Dover UK.
  • Funicular: Cable Car to Grindelwald First, funicular ride to Montmartre district in Paris.
  • 1 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Lucerne.

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child
Florence
Tuscan Dinner (Optional)
Dinner included with drinks. Minimum group required: 20 persons
€60 €60
Paris
Moulin Rouge Show (Optional)
23:00, Round-trip transport service from and to the hotel. - Table reservation. Tips included. - Show with consumption 1/2 bottle of French champaign per person.
€145 €145 (Entry of children under 6 years old is not allowed)
Venice
Gondola Ride (Optional)
Minimum group required: 15 persons
€40 €40
Versailles
Palace of Versailles (Optional)
Ticket resource is tight, it is strongly recommended that you book in advance! Dosen't include The Garden.
€80 €80
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
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