14-Day Lucerne, Prague, Budapest, Vienna, Rome Tour from Paris in English

Package Summary

  • Duration For Tour: 13 14
  • Start City: Paris, France
  • End City: Avignon - Paris
    Highlights: Visit Rome, Budapest, Florence, Lucerne, Milan, Prague, Vienna, Pisa, Nice, Bratislava, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Vatican City.

$ 1145.05 ( 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.
Avignon, a city in southeastern France’s Provence region, is set on the Rhône River. From 1309 to 1377, it was the seat of the Catholic popes. It remained under papal rule until becoming part of France in 1791. This legacy can be seen in the massive Palais des Papes (Popes' Palace) in the city center, which is surrounded by medieval stone ramparts.

Paris - Lucerne (486 km)

Today we will board a luxury coach in Paris and enjoy a scenic drive through the French countryside en route to the mountains of Switzerland. Passing through Basel, located at the point where the Swiss, French, and German borders meet, we will eventually reach the lakeside city of Lucerne. Here, we will see the city's famous landmarks, including the Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, and some examples of wonderfully preserved Baroque and Gothic architecture. Afterwards, we will have some free time to shop and take pictures before the tour comes to a close.

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.

Chapel Bridge

This covered bridge that crosses the Reuss River in Lucerne is one of Switzerland's main tourist attractions. The interior of the bridge contains several paintings which were completed in the 17th century.

Standard Hotel: NH Lucerne or similar.

Zurich - Titisee - Frankfurt (406 km)

Today we will first tour Zurich, CH, the largest city in Switzerland. We will then visit the Rhine Falls. After lunch we will travel to Frankfurt, DE, where we will arrive in the evening.

Neuhausen am Rheinfall, SWITZERLAND

Rhine Falls

This roaring Swiss waterfall not far from Zurich has been wowing tourists for centuries. It is about 75 feet tall and 450 feet wide, making it the largest plain waterfall in Europe. It has the largest flow in the summer.

Standard Hotel: Sheraton Frankfurt Congress Hotel or similar.

Frankfurt - Prague (410 km)

From Frankfurt we will journey to Prague, CZ. This is also where we will spend the night.

Standard Hotel: Jurys Inn Hotel Prague, Holiday Inn Prague Congress Centre, or similar.

Prague - Bratislava (289 km)

We will spend some time in Prague in the morning. We visit St. Vitus Cathedral, Golden Lane and so on. Then, we will travel to Bratislava, SK to visit sights such as the Old Town Hall and St. Martin's Cathedral. This is also where we will spend the night.

Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prague has been an important city for 1,100 years. It is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic, features more than ten museums, and its historic city center is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

St. Vitus Cathedral

The largest church in the Czech Republic, St. Vitus Cathedral is a beautiful Gothic church, marked by its high vaulted ceiling and flying buttresses, which had a large influence over the development of this architectural style in central Europe.

Golden Lane

This historic street in front of the massive and spectacular Prague Castle gets its name from the alchemists who are said to once have roamed the area looking for a way to turn ordinary minerals into gold.

Prague Castle

This massive palatial complex in Prague serves as the official residence of the President of the Czech Republic. It is the largest ancient castle in the world with a total area of 70,000 square-meters.

Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is a beautiful Central European city. Some of the most popular places in town are St. Martin's Cathedral, the Old Town, and Devin Castle.

St. Martin's Cathedral

Located in the historical center of the city, construction on this Gothic cathedral began in the mid-13th century, and it was finally consecrated in 1452. For a long period, it was the site of the coronations of Hungarian royalty.

Standard Hotel: Park Inn Danube, Holiday Inn Bratislava, or similar.

Bratislava - Budapest (200 km)

After breakfast in Bratislava, we will drive to Budapest, HU. We will first explore the western half of the city, where we will see Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. We will then cross to the eastern side, where we will stop at Heroes' Square. We will spend the night in Budapest.

Budapest, HUNGARY

Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and is routinely considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. A large area of the city is considered a World Heritage Site by the United Nations.

Fisherman's Bastion

The Fisherman's Bastion on the Buda side of the Danube River in Hungary is an incredible white-stone viewing terrace with conical towers. It was built in the 1890s and gets its name from the fisherman's guild that once defended the area.

Heroes Square

The centerpiece of this famous square in Budapest is a series of statues known as the Millennium Memorial. The statues are of the leaders of the nine tribes that founded Hungary as well as other historic Hungarian figures.

Hungarian Parliament Building

One of Europe's oldest legislative buildings, the seat of Hungary's National Assembly is an iconic landmark on the banks of the Danube River in Budapest. It is both the largest and tallest building in the country.

Matthias Church

This impressive and dramatic Gothic cathedral in Budapest was built in the late 1300s, although local tradition claims it dates back to the 12th century. It houses an Ecclesiastical-art museum that contains replicas of the Hungarian royal jewels.

Danube Cruise

Take a leisurely cruise down the beautiful Danube River to see the magnificent city of Budapest from the water. This river is the vein that flows between the two part of the city, Buda and Pest.

Hungarian Folklore Show and Dinner

Dancing has long been a significant component of Hungarian culture. Come see a performance that showcases the traditional dances of the country, providing an insightful and entertaining display. As you watch, you will enjoy a delicious dinner.

Standard Hotel: Expo Congress Hotel or similar.

Budapest - Vienna (243 km)

Today we will enter the city of Vienna, AT Austria's capital. Our comprehensive tour of the city will take us to Schonbrunn Palace, Stadtpark, theKarlskirche, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and the Austrian Parliament Building. This is also where we will spend the night.

Vienna, AUSTRIA

Vienna is the capital city of Austria. It is considered one of the best places to live in the world. Called "The City of Music," Vienna has produced internationally famous composers such as Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, Mozart, and more.

Austrian Parliament Building

The Austrian Parliament Building is, as the name implies, the place where the governmental proceedings of the Austrian government are decided on and enacted. Its Grecian influence was meant to invoke the democratic beliefs of the ancient Greeks.

Karlskirche

This regal baroque church built in the middle of the 18th century is dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo. It is considered one of the most beautiful and artistic buildings in Vienna, noted for its elongated dome and tall outer columns.

Schonbrunn Palace

Schonbrunn Palace is both one of the most important cultural landmarks in Austria and possibly the most major of its tourist attractions. This 1,440-room Rococo estate and gardens was built by Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II in 1569.

Stadtpark

The Viennese City Park covers 16 acres in the Austrian capital and is beloved by tourists and locals alike. The park is home to several attractions and monuments of its own, most notable the Johann Strauss Monument.

St. Stephen's Cathedral

The noticeable and unique mosaic roof of this church in the Austrian capital has made Saint Stephen's one of the most recognizable buildings in the city. The church has seen several additions, but the oldest parts are from the 12th century.

Vienna Concert Waltz

Vienna has a rich history of classical music. Come see a traditional waltz concert, and marvel in the beautiful sounds that emanate from the chamber orchestra.

Standard Hotel: Austria Trend Hotel Bosei, Hotel Radlinger, or similar.

Vienna - Salzburg - Munich (366 km)

In the morning, we will depart from Vienna and head to Salzburg, AT. On the way, we will visit the Mozarthaus. Upon our arrival, guests will have time to explore the city center. We will spend the night in Munich or nearby city.

Vienna, AUSTRIA

Vienna is the capital city of Austria. It is considered one of the best places to live in the world. Called "The City of Music," Vienna has produced internationally famous composers such as Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, Mozart, and more.

Mozarthaus

Mozart's only surviving residence in the city of Vienna was the famous composer's home from 1784 until 1787. The structure of the house dates back to the 17th century. It was completely renovated and the museum reopened in 2006.

Standard Hotel: NH Munich Airport / NH Munich am Ring or similar

Munich - Lucerne - Zurich (443 km)

From our hotel in Munich or nearby city we will travel to Mount Titlis in Switzerland, where we will take a Cable Car to the top. After lunch we will make our way to Lucerne, CH to view lovely Lake Lucerne. We will also visit the Lion Monument. At the end of our tour, guests will have some free time to explore the city. We will head to Zurich, CH or nearby city for the night.

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.

Titlis Rotair and Ice Flyer Chairlift

The Titlis Rotair and Ice Flyer Chairlift is a one of a kind cable car that offers panoramic views of Switzerland's famous Mount Titlis. The circular car has windows all around, and rotates 360 degrees as it climbs higher and higher.

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.

Mount Titlis

This mountain looms in the Swiss Alps, near the city of Lucerne. A popular activity is to take the cable car to the top of the mountain. It straddles the border between Obwalden and Berne.

Standard Hotel: Radisson, Zurich Airport or similar.

Lucerne - Milan - Venice (522 km)

In the morning, we'll have more time to take photoes in Lucerne. And then, we will head to Milan, IT. First, we will visit Sforza Castle, and then the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Teatro alla Scala. After, we will head to Venice, IT or nearby city for the night.

Milan, ITALY

This city in the northernmost part of Italy is a global center for fashion and design. Its artistic history dates back hundreds and hundreds of years; places like Santa Maria delle Grazie are decorated with Leonardo da Vinci's work.

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is one of the world's oldest shopping malls, dating back to 1877. This dramatic building features exclusive, upscale stores as well as some of the oldest shops and restaurants in the city.

Sforza Castle

This castle in the northern reaches of Italy was built by Francesco Sforza in the 1400s. As it underwent renovations in the ensuing centuries, it became one of the largest citadels in Europe. Today is is home to several museums.

Teatro alla Scala

Usually known simply as "La Scala," this Milanese theater is a world-renown opera house that was founded in 1778. Premieres at the theater include Giacomo Puccini's "Madame Butterfly," among a litany of others. It underwent major renovations in the early 2000s.

Standard Hotel: Hotel Plaza Mestre, Sheraton Padova Hotel, or similar.

Venice - Rome (393 km)

After breakfast, we will take a tour of Venice, IT by way of its famous canal system. We will stop at the Piazza San Marco, home of Saint Mark's Basilica, and then see the Bridge of Sighs. We will then have the chance to take a gondola ride through the Grand Canal. We will spend the night in the Rome, IT area.

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.

Bridge of Sighs

This gorgeous white-limestone bridge in Venice gets its name from an almost ironically bleak place: In the 1800s, the windows looking out from the enclosed bridge's interior were the last views of sublime Venice convicts would see before their imprisonment.

Grand Canal

Venice's Grand Canal is the major canal in the city's expansive system. It takes an S-shaped path through the length of the city, and is used for public transportation as well as tourism; Gondola rides for visitors are popular.

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.

Piazza San Marco

The Piazza San Marco is the largest and primary public area in Venice. The structures surrounding it date back more than one thousand years, although the vast majority are from Renaissance times. It has been called "the drawing room of Europe."

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: Domina Hotel or similar

Rome - Vatican City - Arezzo (222 km)

In the morning we will visit Vatican City, VA, home of the Roman-Catholic papacy and the smallest sovereign state in the world. There, we will visit St. Peter's Basilica. After lunch, we will tour spectacular Rome, IT. Our tour includes the Pantheon, Arch of Constantine, Trevi Fountain, Colosseum and more! We'll also get up close to the nearby Piazza della Repubblica and optional to tour the Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli or shop at TYO before journey to Arezzo or nearby city for the night.

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.

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.

Arch of Constantine

This triumphal arch in Rome has been standing for nearly 2,000 years. It commemorates the victory of Constantine I at the Battle of Milvian Bridge. It was built with brick and marble, and the detailing is incredibly intricate.

Colosseum

This nearly 2000-year-old structure is one of the most famous buildings in the entire world… and 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.

Trevi Fountain

Perhaps the most famous fountain in the world, this baroque masterpiece from the 18th century is best known for the myth that tossing coins in brings good luck. People from all over the world come to throw money into the fountain.

Standard Hotel: Etrusco Arezzo Hotel/Arezzo Park Hotel or similar

Florence - Pisa - Genoa (287 km)

Today, we will tour Florence, IT. Our sightseeing tour of the city includes stops at the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza del Duomo, and the Uffizi Gallery. We will have some free time in Florence before we leave for Pisa, IT to see the Leaning Tower. We will head to Genoa or nearby city 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.

Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery is an art museum in Florence, Italy that is among the oldest in the world. It is located in a Medieval palace and houses works by da Vinci, Raphael, Caravaggio, Titian, Botticelli, and many more.

Duration: Approx. 11 Hours

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.

Standard Hotel: Miramare Continental, Loano 2 Village, or similar.

Genoa - Monaco - Grasse - Nice - Cannes - Avignon (434 km)

Today we will journey to Monte Carlo, Monaco to see the Monte Carlo Casino. We will visit the Fragonard Perfume Factory in Grasse, FR. Next it's Nice, where you'll stop for lunch to sample some excellent local cuisine and warm-hearted hospitality. Then head to Cannes, FR to take some pictures at the Palais des Festivals. We will spend the night in Avignon, FR or nearby city.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Monte Carlo is a section of Monaco that was built up around the site of the Monte Carlo Casino. This administrative division hosts the Circuit de Monaco automobile race.

Monte Carlo Casino

The Monte Carlo Casino is an internationally famous casino in the Mediterranean country of Monaco. It is commonly associated with James Bond and his author, Ian Fleming, though it has appeared in many places in pop culture since its building.

Grasse, FRANCE

Fragonard Perfume Factory

The Parfumerie Fragonard in southeastern Franc

e is one of the oldest factories of its kind in the area, dating back to the 18th century. Visitors can join a guided tour that explore the perfume-making process and history of Grasse.

Nice, FRANCE

This city in southeastern France is located on the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea. Nice has been a tourist destination for hundreds of years, enticing first the British and then the rest of the world with is amazing scenery and beaches.

Cannes, FRANCE

is a city located on the French Riviera. It is a commune of France located in the Alpes-Maritimes department, and host city of the annual Cannes Film Festival, Midem, and Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The city is known for its association with the rich and famous, its luxury hotels and restaurants, and for several conferences.

Palais des Festivals et des Congres

This building on the southern coast of France plays host to the world-famous Cannes Film Festival each year, one of the most prestigious film festivals on the planet. The building has more than 10,000 feet of space and 18 auditoriums.

Standard Hotel: Novotel Avignon Sud, Express by Holiday Inn Avignon, or similar.

Avignon - Paris (577 km)

Our day will be spent en route from Avignon to Paris. We will arrive in Paris in the early evening.

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