London to Rome
Adventure; France; Sightseeing; Wine Tasting; Italy; Spain; Monaco; Sightseeing tour; Vatican City; Pantheon; Piazza Venezia; Excrusion; explorations; Trevi Fountain; Duomo; Giotto's Bell Tower; Colosseum; Piazza Navona; Piazza San Marco; Bridge of Sighs; Basilica Santa Croce; French Perfumery; Château Versailles; Gaudi's Art Nouveau Cathedral; Riviera coast; Monte Carlo casino;
Enjoy 18 Days London to Rome tour featuring sightseeing and many activities in France, Spain, Monaco, Italy and Vatican City. Once in Paris, have an Evening Tour of Illuminations. In the morning, see the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs Élysées, Notre Dame Cathedral and even the ...Read Full Description
- Trip Length:
- 18 days
- Best Time to Go:
- July, August, September
- Recommended for:
Infants (under 2)
Children (2 - 5)
Children (6 - 8)
Children (9 - 11)
Children (12 - 14)
Children (15 - 17)
Adults (18 - 20)
Adults (25 - 29)
Family Trip, Group Retreat, Trip Around the World
Detailed Trip Description
Enjoy 18 Days London to Rome tour featuring sightseeing and many activities in France, Spain, Monaco, Italy and Vatican City. Once in Paris, have an Evening Tour of Illuminations. In the morning, see the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs Élysées, Notre Dame Cathedral and even the Château Versailles. Then arrive in Beaujolais for a delicious wine tasting and a French picnic lunch. Before leaving France, travel to Provence and see the Roman Aqueduct at Pont du Gard and visit the historic city of Arles. On to Spain where you will see Gaudi's Art Nouveau Cathedral and the 1992 Olympic Games complex in Barcelona. Even take some time to walk through the Gothic Quarter. Next is time to go to the French Rivera where you can take a Scenic Drive along the Riviera coast, visit Monaco, see the Royal Palace, gamble at a Monte Carlo casino and even visit a French Perfumery. Still craving romance after you leave France? Travel to Verona to see Juliet's Balcony and the Roman Arena. In Venice, take a Private motorboat to the historic islands, see Piazza San Marco, Bridge of Sighs and the Doges' Palace, and even enjoy an incredible Murano glass-blowing and Burano lace-making demonstration. Then it's on to Pisa to see the amazing Leaning Tower. In Florence you can have a walking tour with a local guide while seeing the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry and Piazza della Signoria. Even check out a Florentine leather craft demonstration. Travel to Rome to see Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Colosseum and Roman Forum. Finally go to Vatican City and see St. Peter's Basilica.
Day 1 - On the Plane
Depart for Europe.
Your exciting European trip begins.
Day 2 - London
Check-in to your hotel after 2pm.
Then enjoy the day exploring London. Tonight, meet your Tour Manager and fellow travellers for a pre-departure meeting.
Day 3 - Paris
London to Paris.
A warm welcome from your Crew as we head for the White Cliffs of Dover and the Channel crossing to France.
We drive past World War I battlefields to the splendour of Paris. ( Dinner )
Day 4 - 5 - Paris
Two full days to see some of the most celebrated icons in Europe. The best way to experience the "City of Lights" is on our included Illuminations Tour.
We also visit the majestic Château Versailles (entry not included), home to Louis XIV.
In your free time take the opportunity to visit the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe or the Champs Elysées.
Food and Dining
Why not complete your Parisian experience with a French meal and a famous Parisian cabaret? ( Breakfast, Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 6 - Paris
Paris to Beaujolais Wine Region.
Today's journey leads us to our exclusive Château de Cruix nestled in the Beaujolais vineyards near Lyon. (Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 7 - Spain
Beaujolais Wine Region.
This morning explore the French countryside and enjoy your included picnic lunch.
In the afternoon relax and soak up the idyllic atmosphere of rural France. ( Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner )
Day 8 - Barcelona
Beaujolais Wine Region to Barcelona.
Our journey south today takes us to the impressive Roman aqueduct at Pont du Gard. As we skim past the Pyrénées we catch our first glimpse of the world-famous Mediterranean and arrive in vibrant Barcelona. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 9 - Barcelona
Our included sightseeing tour is a great introduction to this celebrated city. See Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Cathedral, the 1992 Olympic Complex and the Gothic district. Here you will get a chance to experience Barcelona's famed shopping street La Rambla and discover some of Spain's specialties.
Tonight why not experience the passion of Flamenco dancing? ( Breakfast )
Day 10 - Barcelona
Barcelona to French Riviera.
We return to France today and travel through the beautiful Provence region to Arles. Wander through the streets as the Romans once did in this historic town, before continuing to the glamorous French Riviera. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 11 - Spain
Today we visit a French perfumery before heading to Nice.
Stroll down the fashionable Promenade des Anglais for a spot of shopping or simply relax on the beach.
Tonight we visit Monaco! View the Royal Palace and take the opportunity to try your luck at the casinos of Monte Carlo. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 12 - Venice
French Riviera to Venice.
Today we leave France and enter Italy! We skim past the seaside city of Genoa and stop in Verona, home of Romeo and Juliet, before arriving in mainland Venice. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 13 - Venice
A short boat ride takes us into the historical centre of Venice to see St. Mark's Square, the Doges' Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. See glass and lace making demonstrations and why not treat yourself to a gondola ride? ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 14 - Florence
Venice to Florence.
We travel to Pisa, home of the famous Leaning Tower. From here it's a short journey to the most spectacular of Renaissance cities, Florence. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 15 - Florence
Your day includes a walking tour seeing the Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Santa Croce, and a chance to shop for leather, gold and silver.
In your free time maybe visit one of the city's many museums.
This evening enjoy the colourful Florentine nightlife. ( Breakfast )
Day 16 - Rome
Florence to Rome.
All roads lead to Rome where our included sightseeing tour is the perfect introduction to the Eternal City.
This afternoon why not discover this city of Gladiators with a local guide?
Then, do as the Romans do and stroll past the Trevi Fountain, the amazing Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. ( Breakfast )
Day 17 - Rome
Once at the centre of the powerful Roman Empire this city, steeped in centuries of ancient history, awaits your discovery. The Colosseum, Imperial Forum and the treasures of the Vatican City make for a day of serious sightseeing. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 18 - Rome
Say your farewells and swap addresses as your tour ends after breakfast. ( Breakfast )
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