France To Venice Italy
- Round-trip airfare
- 12 overnight stays (14 with extension) in hotels with private bathrooms
- Full European breakfast daily
- Dinner daily
- Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
- Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
- Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
- High-speed TGV train to Avignon
- Guided sightseeing tours with high-tech headset as per itinerary
- Tour Diary™
- Note: On arrival day only dinner is provided; on departure day, only breakfast is provided
- Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.
Day 1 Paris
Outline of The Day: A driver will be accessible from 7:00am to 10:00pm at the Charles de Gaulle and Paris Orly International Airports to take you to your lodging. If you don’t mind meet your driver at the entry lobby.
Because of the substantial number of travelers requiring get benefit, the driver may request that you sit tight 10-15 minutes for different travelers arriving just previously or after your flight. If it’s not too much trouble be quiet!
Lodging: Residhome Paris Guyancourt/Balladins Hotel Villejuif or comparative
Day 2 Paris – Versailles – Paris
Outline of The Day: We’ll start our Paris enterprise with a drive along the acclaimed Champs Elysees to the Place de la Concorde, which assumed a key part in one of darkest sections of the French Revolution. You’ll likewise get the opportunity to see the notorious Arc de Triomphe. Next we’ll go to L’Hotel National des Invalides, which houses Napoleon’s tomb and various different landmarks relating the military history of France.
Next we’ll go by mentor through the Parisian rural areas to the impressive Palace of Versailles, habitation of the illustrious family until the beginning of the upset in 1789. We’ll come back to Paris at night. After supper you might need to benefit yourself of the discretionary voyage along the waterway Seine.
Inn: Residhome Paris Guyancourt/Balladins Hotel Villejuif or comparative
Day 3 Paris
Rundown of The Day: The second day of our Paris encounter starts with a visit to the Louver, the grande woman of craftsmanship exhibition halls. Here you will set your endless supply of the most astounding esteemed perfect works of art of the Western world, including the Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace, and the Mona Lisa.
After lunch we’ll go to Boulevard Haussmann, a customer’s heaven in the core of Paris, where you will be allowed to shop till you drop. Lodging for the night will either be in Paris or a neighboring city. Before you leave this charming city don’t miss the world-well known supper club appears at Lido and Moulin Rouge (discretionary).
Inn: Residhome Paris Guyancourt/Balladins Hotel Villejuif or comparable
Day 4 Paris – Lucerne
Rundown of The Day: We will leave for Switzerland early in the day, first going through Basel – arranged at the crossing point of France, Germany and Switzerland – before touching base in Lucerne, where we will remain the night.
Lodging: NH Lucerne/Hotel Arcade or comparative
Day 5 Lucerne – Milan – Venice
Synopsis of The Day: After breakfast, we’ll travel south to the outline and couture-cognizant city of Milan. On our voyage through the city you will see Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the most seasoned shopping arcade on the planet; the amazing musical show house La Scala; the storied Sforza Castle; and the flashy Gothic of Milan Cathedral.
Facilities for the night will be in Venice or a neighboring city.
Inn: Hotel Plaza Mestre/Sheraton Padova Hotel or comparative
Day 6 Venice – Rome
Rundown of The Day: After breakfast, we’ll take you through this interesting city of lavish royal residences, expressive conduits, enamoring houses of worship and amazing engineering. In San Marco Square you’ll see the Basilica di San Marco, a standout amongst other cases of Byzantine engineering, and the Bridge of Sighs associating the old jail to the cross examination rooms in Doge’s Palace.
A short time later, you’ll get an opportunity to see some customary Venetian craftwork at a showing by Murano glassblowers.
A discretionary gondola ride on the Grand Canal will put the completing touch on a transcendent day in Venice.
Facilities at night will either be in Rome or a neighboring city.
Inn: Idea Hotel Roma Z3/Domina inn meeting capannelle-roma or comparative
Day 7 Rome – Vatican City – Arezzo
Rundown of The Day: After breakfast we’ll make a beeline for St. Diminish’s Basilica in the Vatican, initially worked by Constantine the Great in 324 AD, at that point reproduced in the vicinity of 1506 and 1615 under the bearing of a few popular planners including Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo. You may likewise join the discretionary Sistine Chapel visit to see Michelangelo’s renowned frescoes.
Next you’ll see the well known Trevi Fountain, the extravagant Baroque show-stopper where individuals run to toss coins into the water – an activity which is said to guarantee that you’ll come back to the city again multi day. After lunch, make a stride much further back in time as you visit Italy’s unrivaled Roman relics. A discretionary guided voyage through the Colosseum, worked in AD 72, comes profoundly prescribed. History springs up as you envision yourself seeing gladiatorial battle inside the fabulous amphitheater. You may likewise stroll at your relaxation around the outside to appreciate the exterior of this old ponder.
After the Colosseum, get up near the adjacent Arch of Constantine, which goes back to the fourth century AD, at that point invest some further free energy getting a charge out of Rome, inspecting the rich and smooth pleasures of gelato. After some extra time you can either visit Basilique Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri (Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs) close Piazza della Repubblica, or make a beeline for the adjacent Mitsukoshi Department store for some genuine shopping.
Inn: Etrusco Arezzo Hotel/Arezzo Park Hotel or comparable
Day 8 Florence – Pisa – Genoa
Synopsis of The Day: On this day you will be acquainted with the sights and hints of Florence, the origin of the Italian Renaissance. We’ll go to the Piazzale Michelangelo for an all encompassing perspective of Florence, at that point to a neighborhood workshop to perceive how Florence’s fine calfskin merchandise are made.
Thereafter, we’ll set out by walking to the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno River, the Duomo, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Uffizi, which houses one of the best craftsmanship accumulations on the planet. At Pisa, our last stop of the day, you will be allowed to meander; make certain to have your camera prepared when you enter the Square of Miracles and the notorious Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa Cathedral and Baptistery come into full view.
Inn: Loano 2 Village/Miramare Continental or comparable
Day 9 Genoa – Monaco – Nice – Grasse – Cannes – Avignon
Synopsis of The Day: A stunning drive along a standout amongst the most glorious stretches of Mediterranean coastline anticipates as we say farewell to Italy and hi to Monaco.
Our strolling visit will take us initially to the Prince’s Palace of Monaco, at that point on to the Courthouse, the Oceanographic Museum and Saint Nicholas Cathedral, the resting spot of Grace Kelly. We’ll at that point travel to the Fragonard Perfume Factory to find out about the fragrance making process. Toward the finish of the guided visit you will have the capacity to buy one of the aromas for yourself. Next we’ll visit Nice for an inspecting of the delectable nearby food.
We’ll stop over in Cannes to see the Palais des Festivals et des Congres, host of the city’s yearly universal film celebration, and after that advance toward Avignon Nord to register with our lodging.
Inn: Novotel Avignon Sud/Express by Holiday Inn Avignon or comparative
Day 10 Avignon – Paris
Synopsis of The Day: Take a very much earned rest today as you kick back and appreciate the provincial appeal of the French wide open on our excursion north to Paris, the Green Line end.
Inn: Residhome Paris Guyancourt/Balladins Hotel Villejuif or comparative
Day 11 Paris
Synopsis of The Day: Airport drop-off administration is accessible from 7:00am to 10:00pm. We prescribe that you book a flight withdrawing after 11:00am.