Starting Price $3,240* (tour only)
14 Days - 12 breakfast & 7 dinners
May & July & September & October DEPARTURES
14 day paris, tuscany & rome
Enjoy some of Europe’s most popular sights. The first stop on this exciting tour is Paris, one of the world’s trendiest cities. Familiarize yourself with the principle sights of ‘The City of Love’ Notre Dame Cathedral, Eiffel Tower, Opera, Louvre Museum, Galeries Lafayette department store and Champs Elysees.
Move on to the vineyards of the Burgundy Wine Region and the historic walled city of Beaune. Cross the border into Switzerland at the Rhine port city of Basel and bask in the unsurpassed splendor of the Swiss Alps as you approach onto Lake Lucerne with and the soaring peaks of Rigi, Stanserhorn & Pilatus.
While in Lucerne, view the Old Town Wall and famous Lion Monument, then choose to partake in the shopper’s paradise, visit the Transport Museum or relax on one of the lovely lakeshore promenades. Continue to Lugano, and then on to Verona made famous by Shakespeare’s tragic love story of “Romeo & Juliet”.
A full day visit to Venice is next on the itinerary with an included stop at a glass-blowing workshop. Head south into Tuscany to get to Pisa and its Leaning Tower. Florence is the next stop where a local guide will introduce you to the famous Duomo, Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria. From Florence it’s onto Sienna and then the Eternal City of Rome.
A local guide will accompany you for a morning of city sights such as the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and Pantheon. In the afternoon choose to explore independently or join the optional Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel excursion. Another day in Rome affords the opportunity to join the optional Colosseum excursion for an interior visit to this famous landmark.
London Extension available on request*
14 DAY PARIS, TUSCANY & ROME
Feel the soul of Paris at Montmartre, with its Sacré Coeur Cathedral
Traverse the Burgundy Wine Region to the walled city of Beaune
Take the world’s only open-top cable car up the splendid Swiss Alps
Immerse in the history , art and architecture of Da Vinci’s Florence
Catch your breath at your first glimpse of the Colosseum in Rome
14 DAY ITINERARY:
DAY 1 - Overnight Flight to Europe.
DAY 2 - FRANCE..Arrival at Paris Airport.
DAY 3 - FRANCE . . Paris.
DAY 4 - FRANCE . . Paris - Burgundy Wine Region - Beaune.
DAY 5 - FRANCE . .Besançon - Alsace Wine Region & SWITZERLAND . . Swiss Alps.
DAY 6 - SWITZERLAND . . Stans - Lucerne - Swiss Alps.
DAY 7 - SWITZERLAND . . Lugano & ITALY . . Verona
DAY 8 - ITALY . . Venice.
DAY 9 - ITALY . . Lucca - Pisa - Montecatini-Terme.
DAY 10 - ITALY . . Florence - Montceatini-Terme.
DAY 11 - ITALY . . Siena - Rome.
DAY 12 - ITALY . . Rome.
DAY 13 - ITALY . . Rome.
DAY 14 - Daytime flight back to U.S.A.