9 Day European Escape
CruisePlus Land Offer
Rome to Paris
November 18, 2018
Globus Land Tour
Experience Europe’s most popular destinations. Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne and Paris. These vibrant and exciting cities await you on this thrilling European tour.
- Visit the fascinating Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel in Rome
- See Michelangelo’s famous David statue at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence
- Ascend to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower for magnificent views of Paris
- Enjoy authentic Italian, Swiss & French foods in some of the most beautiful cities in Europe
What we are Including
- 9-day guided tour with a professional driver
- Motorcoach transportation and private boat ride in Venice
- Full buffet breakfast daily, 3 three-course dinners with wine
- Private headsets throughout the tours
- 1st class accommodations
- Complimentary Wi-Fi on motorcoach and hotel lobbies
- Optional excursions at an additional cost
All pricing is per person, based on double occupancy and in CAD
Rome to Paris
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALYWelcome to Rome! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and leave the hotel for a welcome dinner at one of Rome’s lively restaurants.
DAY 2 ROMEA fascinating day awaits: your guided sightseeing includes inside visits to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL where you can marvel at Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings plus The Last Judgment, and monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. Then, drive to the Roman Forum and the amazing Colosseum to hear about the gladiators who fought here. For those who wish to see it all, an optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to explore even more famous sites like the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and more.
DAY 3 ROME–FLORENCEA pleasant drive through the Tuscan hills brings you to Florence, the “Cradle of the Renaissance.” Follow your Local Guide for a visit to the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo’s celebrated statue of David. Admire the magnificent cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise,” and visit sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. Time to check out the enticing shops with Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry on Piazza Santa Croce before arriving at your hotel. This evening, an optional dinner is available to try out Tuscan specialties.
DAY 4 FLORENCE–VENICEEnter Venice in style by PRIVATE BOAT and visit ST. MARK’S SQUARE. Admire the Byzantine basilica, the Clock Tower, lavish Doges’ Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. Also, watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. Then, you may wish to join an optional gondola ride. A PASTA DINNER has been prepared for you at a local restaurant.
DAY 5 VENICE–LUGANO, SWITZERLAND–LUCERNELeave the flat Po area and enter Switzerland. Stop in the resort of Lugano with its sparkling lake surrounded by the Alps and explore the little shops along Via Nassa. Then, be inspired by the towering majesty of the Swiss Alps and St. Gotthard on the way to picturesque Lucerne.
DAY 6 LUCERNEDuring your walking tour, admire Thorwaldsen’s emotional LION MONUMENT and the ornate patrician houses lining the cobblestone streets of the Old Town. Cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church. Shop for Swiss watches or knives, and to make the most of your stay, attractive optional excursions are on offer.
DAY 7 LUCERNE–PARIS, FRANCESay Auf Wiedersehen to Switzerland and cross the border into France. On your way to Paris, drive past the vineyards of Burgundy with views of beautiful castles and pass the Fontainebleau Forest. An optional excursion is available to try out local specialties in one of Paris’ lively restaurants, followed by a drive through the “City of Lights.”
DAY 8 PARISDiscover the world capital of chic and style with a Local Guide and admire its most famous sights: the Opéra, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, and more. Then, take the elevator to the second floor of the EIFFEL TOWER to enjoy awesome views of Paris. Tonight, dinner and a lively cabaret show at the Moulin Rouge might just be the ticket!
DAY 9 PARISYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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