12-Day Europe Tour from Rome to London

Package Summary

  • Duration For Tour: 11 12
  • Start City: Rome, Italy
  • End City: London
    Highlights: Visit Rome (Arch of Constantine, Colosseum), Florence, Milan (Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa), Venice (Bridge of Sighs), Nice, Cannes, Monte Carlo (Monte Carlo Casino).

$ 2189 ( Starting From Per Person )

Overview
Paris, France's capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine. Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore.
London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic Big Ben clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames River, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city.

Rome

Today we will gather in Rome. Tonight, there will be a meet-and-greet with the rest of the tour group and tour director.

Standard Hotel: Rovaniemi Scandic (F)

Rome (3 km)

Today we will tour magnificent Rome, IT. We will take an in-depth guided tour that includes views of St. Peter's Basilica as well as inside visits to the Colosseum and Roman Forum.

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 artistic and cultural contributions have colored global development.

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.

Duration: 7-10 Hours

Roman Forum

More commonly known as simply the "Forums," this ancient site was once a public square surrounded by active governmental buildings. The ruins go back at least as far as the eighth century BC and were the heart of ancient Rome.

Duration: 8-11 Hours

Vatican City, ITALY

is a walled enclave within the city of Rome. With an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 842,[3] it is the smallest internationally recognized independent state in the world by both area and population.

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.

Standard Hotel: Dei Massimi or similar

Rome - Pisa - Florence (333 km)

Today we will continue on to Pisa, IT, where we will see the city's most famous sights: the iconic Leaning Tower and the Piazza dei Miracoli, or Plaza of Miracles. From Pisa we will drive to Florence, IT, where we will spend the night.

Pisa, ITALY

This Tuscan town on the Tyrrhenian Sea in northern Italy is most famous for its Leaning Tower. However, there are many more works of art and architecture to see, and time spent in Pisa will not be easily forgotten!

Leaning Tower of Pisa

The world-famous tower built during the Middle Ages is a testament to both human ingenuity and fallibility. The tower tilted because the soil on one side was softer than on the other, and it could not support the tower's weight.

Duration: 7-11 Hours

Piazza dei Miracoli

Also called the Piazza del Duomo, this huge, walled-off area contains some of the most famous architectural feats in the world: the Pisa Cathedral, the Pisa Baptistry, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the Camposanto Monumentale.

Standard Hotel: Italiana Hotel Florence / Villa Gabriele d'Annunzio

Florence - Venice (258 km)

Today we will take a tour of romantic Florence, IT. We will visit some of the city's most famous pots, such as the Piazza del Duomo and Ponte Veccio. Guests will also have some free time to shop. We will head to the Venice area for the night.

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.

Piazza del Duomo

The "Cathedral Square" in the heart of Florence is one of the most-visited places on the planet. It is home to an impressive list of breathtaking buildings emblematic of Italian art and culture, including the Florence Cathedral and Baptistery.

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.

Standard Hotel: Novotel at Mestre or similar

Venice

Today we will explore Venice, IT.Our tour today starts with a boat ride and is followed by a chance to watch Venetian glassblowers fashion their delicate objects as they did centuries ago. After, guests are invited to take a Gondola Ride down one of the many canals.

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.

Standard Hotel: Poppi or similar

Venice - Cortina - Innsbruck (386 km)

Today we will drive from Venice to Innsbruck, Austria via the town of Cortina, IT. Upon our arrival in the evening, we will see the Goldenes Dachl, or "Golden Roof," an emblem of the city.

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.

Goldenes Dachl

The "Golden Roof" is the symbol of Innsbruck, Austria and the town's most popular sightseeing spot. The roof is composed of more than 2700 gilded tiles and was built for the wedding of or Emperor Maximilian I in 1500.

Standard Hotel: Dollinger or similar

Innsbruck - Vaduz - Lucerne (310 km)

Today will be spent en route from Innsbruck to Lucerne, Switzerland. We will stop briefly in Vaduz, Liechtenstein along the way.

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

This small town is the capital of the principality of Liechtenstein, located ont he border between Austria and Switzerland. The most famous landmark is Vaduz Castle, home of the reigning prince of Liechtenstein.

Standard Hotel: Luzernerhof or Schille at Lucerne or similar

Lucerne

Today, we will get to better know Lucerne, CH. In the morning, we will take a tour of the city that includes a stop at the Lion Monument. In the afternoon, guests may take a variety of optional tours, including a Lake Lucerne Cruise and a ride on the Mount Titlis Chairlift.

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.

Lake Lucerne

This large, spindly lake in Switzerland is one of the top vacation spots for locals and tourists alike, and the shores are lined with many resorts and hotels. People come from far and wide for its uniqueness and beauty.

Lion Monument

The Lion of Lucerne is an amazing sculpture carved directly into a cliffside in one of Switzerland's most gorgeous cities. It was done to commemorate the deaths of Swiss soldiers who were brutally massacred during the bloody French Revolution.

Standard Hotel: Royal or Ibis Styles or similar

Lucerne - Paris (667 km)

From Lucerne we will drive to the City of Love, Paris. Upon our arrival at night, guests are invited on an optional trip to see a cabaret show.

Standard Hotel: Kyriad or similar

Paris - Versailles - Paris (34 km)

We have a full day dedicated to exploration of Paris, France! We will take a tour of the city that includes stops at the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and Champs Elysees. In the afternoon, there is an optional excursion to the Palace of Versailles. Tonight, guests are invited to join a welcome dinner in the city.

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.

Arc de Triomphe

This breathtaking neoclassical arch is one of Paris' most famous monuments. It commemorates those who fought and died in the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars. It also sits atop the Tomb of the Unknown Solider for World War I.

Champs Elysees

Champs Elysees is the name of both an upscale street and shopping district in Paris. It is on the cafes, boutiques, movie theaters, and more. One of the most famous streets of the world, is also known for its many monuments.

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.

Versailles, FRANCE

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.

Standard Hotel: Quality Porte d' Orleans or similar

Paris - London (446 km)

Today we will travel across the English Channel as we make our way from Paris to London. We should arrive in the London area in the evening.

Standard Hotel: Novotel London West or similar

London

After breakfast, we will conclude our tour.

Breakfast: Included

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