DECEMBER 22 | WELCOME TO LONDON!
Welcome to London, the capital of England and a tireless innovator of art and culture. London is a filled with ideas and imagination: it is a leading global city in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, research and development, and tourism.
Meet your driver as you exit customs and be whisked away via private transfer to The May Fair Hotel. Check-in to your room and then spend the afternoon at your leisure exploring London on your own or enjoy an optional Welcome to London tour -- Highly recommended!
DECEMBER 23 | PRIVATE FULL-DAY LONDON TOUR
London is full of world-famous churches, buildings, and parks ... and today you have the opportunity to explore many of them with a private guide: Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, the London Eye, a cruise down the Thames, and more. After a busy day of touring, sit down to a relaxing dinner and a pint at one of London's pubs. Lunch included.
DECEMBER 24 | DAY OF EXPLORATION
London is at your beck and call: Experience sensory overload as you explore the city and indulge in the sounds of the season and the delicious smells of the markets. Other recommendations: visiting a Christmas Market, catching some theatre, exploring the fashions of Oxford Street, or shopping in the antiques and vintage stores in Notting Hill. (Hugh Grant not included.)
DECEMBER 25 | MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Christmas morning is yours to sleep in, talk with friends and family back home, attend services, and/or go for a stroll through the streets of London. In the early afternoon, a private transfer will take you from your hotel to the airport for your 4:20PM flight from London Luton to Rome.
DECEMBER 25 | WELCOME TO ROMA!
Upon arriving in Rome, you'll be met outside of customs by your private driver and escorted to Boscolo Exedra Hotel. After dropping off your bags, enjoy Christmas dinner at one of the fine local restaurants, such as Ristorante Ambrosia located just down the street at the Artemide Hotel.
DECEMBER 26 | FULL-DAY TOUR OF ROME
Like London, Rome is teeming with 2,000-year old history. Experience and explore this ancient yet contemporary city with an expert guide as you visit some of its most famous and wondrous sites: The Colosseum, Forum, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and more. End the day with some of the mouth-watering local cuisine accompanied by a bottle of wine.
DECEMBER 27 | DISCOVERING TUSCANY + FLORENCE
The rolling hills, the quaint little villages and towns with their cobblestone streets, the vineyards and olive groves and gardens -- Nothing screams Italy! quite like Tuscany. After a private transfer that winds through the Tuscan countryside from Florence to San Gimignano, indulge in a food and wine-tasting experience like no other. Full and happy, unwind and relax at your hotel in Florence.
DECEMBER 28 | FULL-DAY TOUR OF FLORENCE
Florence is one of the artistic and cultural centers of the world. Uffizi Gallery, Il Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, the Accademia Gallery, and Michelangelo's David are among the most famous things to do and see in the city. Your private guide will show you these magnificent sites and more on this full-day exploration of Florence.
DECEMBER 29 | FIRST CLASS TRAIN TO VENICE
A morning transfer to the train station will have you 'All Aboard!' the train from Florence to Venice. Enjoy first-class seating during this 2.5-hour ride. Once in Venice, you will be met at the train and will be escorted via private transfer to your hotel in Venice. Spend the afternoon exploring Venice on your own.
DECEMBER 30 | EXPLORING VENICE + FLY TO LONDON
Take the day to explore Venice on your own: stroll along the canals, hop on a gondola for a ride, and treat yourself to some gelato in St. Mark's Square. In the late afternoon, you will be picked up from your hotel and privately transferred to Venice Airport for your flight to London Gatwick Airport.
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