From Rome to London, enjoy this 12-day odyssey across Europe. On this journey you will be able to see such natural and cultural sights as Colosseum, the Eiffel Tower and Buckingham Palace!
Welcome to Rome! Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Your guide will greet you at the hotel and will provide you with all the necessary information for your tour. At the end of the evening, you will be transferred to Trastevere area. This neighbourhood 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 modest medieval churches and small shops with the most peculiar objects and 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 also be found in this area.
Overnight in Rome.
In the morning, you will have a scenic tour of the capital, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal City”. You will visit the tiny state of the Vatican. Vatican City is the principle center of Catholicsm in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. Also included in the tour is an admission to the Roman Coliseum, the landmark of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport you back in time so that you can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening you will be transported to the Via Cavour area, where you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, and international food.
Overnight in Rome (Breakfast).
Rome - Florence
You will leave Rome and head north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Florence, you will head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. In the evening you will go on a tour with a local expert and walk through the historic center, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo and the Piazza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. 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.
Overnight in Florence (Breakfast).
Florence - Venice
Today you will enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in Venice, you will board a vaporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic center. With a local guide, you will visit the marvellous Plaza de San Marcos and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, you will be able to visit the Murano glass factory city. It is marvellous to see the technique of crystal blowing. Free time.
At the end of the afternoon, you will have the chance to dine at your restaurant of choice in the Mestre area.
Overnight in Venice (Breakfast).
Venice - Zurich
You will depart from Venice and travel to Verona. You will take a shuttle to the historic center. Your guide will instruct you on the places where you will be able to walk in Romeo and Juliet’s city - the city of lovers! Afterwards you will continue the journey to Switzerland. Very beautiful lakes and mountains with snow-capped peaks line your route. Arrival in Zurich. Free time in the historic center next to the lake, where you will be able to dine in your preferred restaurant.
Overnight in Zurich (Breakfast).
Today’s stage has beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes, where you will be able to witness breathtaking scenery in the region of Interlaken and Grindelwald. You will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car (ticket included) up to Grindelwald first. You will walk along the path (30 minutes) in which you will be able to take the “footbridge over the empty” among the fantastic scenery and enjoy the glaciers around you. Lunch included (vegetarian option available). After that you will continue to Lucerne, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Time at the end of the day to enjoy the city and dine before returning to the hotel in Zurich.
Overnight in Zurich (Breakfast, Lunch).
Zurich - Paris
Embark on a scenic trip to Bern, capital city of the confederation built around a bend in the Aare River, with its medieval architecture preserved in the Old Town. Time to take a stroll and breathe in the fresh air. Next, you'll journey to France. Enjoy beautiful lake views on your trip to Paris.
Overnight in Paris (Breakfast).
A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and breathtaking monuments of Paris. You will end the visit at the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument (ticket admission included). End your visit with 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 sunset, transfer to the “Quartier Latin”, a very picturesque area of the historic center were you can enjoy dinner with a wide variety of international cuisines. Return to hotel.
Note: 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 or on Monday
Overnight in Paris (Breakfast).
Paris - Rouen
You will go to the center of Paris to the area of the Louvre Museum. You will spend your day there at leisure. If you wish, we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris. At around 17:30 you will leave Paris for Rouen, city museum with its houses with half-timbered walls, narrow streets and gothic churches.
Overnight in Rouen (Breakfast).
Rouen - London
You will set off to the north of France. In Eperlecques, you will visit a huge bunker in the middle of the forest (admission included). From this point, V1 and V2 missiles were fired at the UK. Next, you will leave on a ferry across the English Channel to reach Canterbury, the religious capital of England with a very attractive historic center. Continuation to London. We will provide transfer to Camden, a district famous for having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London. Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on).
Overnight in London (Breakfast).
Get to know London on a locally guided tour featuring style, culture and history. See the Houses of Parliament, the River Thames, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace, where you will be able to watch the famous “Changing of the Guard” (depending on the season). If you wish, later on, you can go on an optional excursion to the London Eye ferris wheel. In the afternoon, at 17:00, after a period of free time, we invite all our travellers to a traditional afternoon tea. In the evening, a stroll through Leicester Square, China Town and Soho, with its atmosphere, its theaters and its entertainment. Sit down for dinner at your preferred restaurant in the lively district.
Overnight in London (Breakfast).
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