October 1 Private transfer by car from London Airport to hotel
Oct 1 – 3 2 Nights 4* accommodation in London at the Thistle Hyde Park with breakfast daily
Oct 2 Hop on Hop off Sightseeing bus for the day in London
Oct 3 Economy class train tickets London to Paris with reserved seats
Oct 3 – 6 3 Nights 4* accommodation in Paris at the Hotel Littre on the left bank with breakfast daily.
Oct 4 Essentiel Paris tour 5 hours including lunch at Eiffel Tower
Feel the energy of Paris with a panoramic bus tour of the city! Take a journey into the history of the city with individual audio guides which will take you through the heritage of Paris’s most famous monuments. Marvel at the stunning beauty of the Louvre museum, home to some of the most famous works of art the world has to offer, see the mighty Arc de Triomphe which overlooks the Champs-Élysées and pass by one of the most famous attractions in the world with the Eiffel Tower.
Relax with a serene cruise down the Seine, which also comes with an audio guide to the numerous monuments which line the river which ensure that you’re informed of each of the famous sites you’ll pass by. These sites include the Louvre Museum and the famous Orsay museum, which also houses famous artworks from impressionist painters. Then there is also the grand cathedral of Notre Dame and, The Iron Lady herself, The Eiffel Tower.
Finish the tour with the taste of authentic Parisian cuisine with an Eiffel Tower visit as you have lunch at the “58 Tour Eiffel”, the tower’s restaurant which sits on the first floor. Eat in luxurious style with a fascinating backdrop of the magical city of Paris. Follow up with a trip up to the second floor of the tower and a panoramic view of the beautiful city. The tour provides all different vantage points of Paris and is truly not one to be missed!
Meeting/ Pick up point: 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001 Paris.
Oct 5 Afternoon visit to Palace of Versailles with guide and skip the line:
If you travel to Paris, don’t miss this guided tour of one of the architectural masterpieces of the French Renaissance.
* Skip the line into one of the most famous palaces in the world
* Discover its grand interior and learn about the French monarchy
* Explore the gardens at your own pace
Located just 16 kilometres southwest of Paris, Versailles Palace was the residence of the kings of France from Louis XIV to Louis XVI, and is one of the most famous palaces in the world as well as one of the largest in Europe. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site 30 years ago, the Palace is one of the finest achievements of seventeenth-century French art.
Its impressive dimensions are mind-boggling with over 2300 rooms spread over an area of 63.000m². You will be taken straight into the Palace on arrival, avoiding the queues and then be shown around the different wings of this beautiful palace, visiting the Royal Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and the Queen’s Private Apartments.
You will also have plenty of free time at the end of the tour for strolling around the formal French gardens designed for Louis XIV by the great landscape architect André Le Nôtre, where you will admire the magnificent statues, busts and marble vases, secret grottos, sparkling fountains and serene lakes. After the visit of the castle, you will have free time (about 1 hour) to visit the gardens on your own. Meeting/ pick-up point: 2 Rue des Pyramides.
Oct 6 Transfer from Paris hotel to Paris Airport
Oct 6 -8 2 Nights 4* accommodation in Venice at the Hotel Principe in a superior double with breakfast daily
Oct 8 Economy class rail tickets from Venice to Rome
Oct 8 – 10 2 Nights 4* hotel accommodation in Rome at the Hotel dei Borgognoni with breakfast daily
Oct 9 Morning guided sightseeing of the Vatican Museum and St. Peter’s Basilica
The Vatican Museums representing the largest art collection in Europe with over 65.000 masterpieces (visit): The Bernini Staircase of the XVI century - The Candelabra Gallery with frescos and statues - The Tapestry Gallery dating back to the XVI and XVII century - The Historical Maps, work of Ignazio Danti - The Sistine Chapel built in XV century by Pope Sixtus and adorned by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Perugino and Ghirlandaio - St.Peter's Basilica the largest Church all over the world, with millions of golden mosaics and several Tombs of Popes where lies the most important Statue of Michelangelo, "The Pietà".(Visit). (The tour is public, shared with other guests not belonging to the same party.)
Oct 9 Afternoon guided sightseeing of Ancient Rome including entrance to Colosseum and the Forum.
Take a complete tour of ancient Rome’s major sights and skip the lines for the archaeological area. Gain your special access to the Colosseum and once inside take in the glorious historical past of the amphitheater and its atmosphere led by passionate and expert guides. Admire the splendid Arch of Constantine, climb Capitoline Hill and walk on the legendary Via Sacra or “Sacred Way” as you go through the Forum.
Oct 10 Private transfer Rome hotel to Rome Airport
LAND Total: $2818 per person, double occupancy
Add $175 per person if clients would like to stay at another 4* hotel in Venice closer to San Marco Square. In this case, the additional fee is for difference in hotel cost plus transfer to and from the train station by private water motor launch.
Please note that no hotels have been booked, this is a proposal. Hotels will be confirmed upon receipt of deposit. (Deposit is $300 per person)
Due to the recent establishment of occupancy tax in various cities/towns in Europe, all passengers, irrespective of when booked, will be required to pay this tax, directly to the hotel before the end of their stay. This occupancy tax varies from EUR 1.00 – 5.00 per night, depending on the hotel classification.
Plus Air Paris to Venice:
1 AZ /AF 7329 S 06OCT F CDG VCE 1235P 0210P 319 0 /E
OPERATED BY AIR FRANCE
$126.70 per person