London to Rome Highlights - 8 days land only

Europe's romantic capitals & extraordinary cultural highlights are the highlights of this jaunt through Western Europe, exploring the majestic monuments of Paris, the lush Burgundy region, beautiful Lake Lucerne & the Italian cultural centres of Venice, Florence & Rome.
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Price:
R19 700
DETAILS
Starting fromR19 700
Package ValiditySet departure dates between 08 APR 2018 - 06 MAY 2018 & 15 JUL 2018 - 26 AUG 2018.  *** Book & pay by 29 JAN 2018 ***
Duration8 days
DestinationEurope
Starts inLondon
Ends inRome

Description

- Return airport transfers at selected times
- 7 nights hotel accommodation
- Breakfast daily & 3 three-course dinners
- Touring by by luxury air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi
- Assistance of a Travel Director & driver & Local Specialist
- All hotel service charges, taxes, baggage handling & hotel tips  
- Sightseeing & VIP entry, including Insider Experiences
- VISITS: London, Paris, Lucerne, Venice, Florence & Rome

 

Book now! Seats are limited.
Are you travelling in a group? Book a group of 5-8 travellers & get 5% off per person. Frequent traveller & young traveller discounts also available.

 

 

Day 1

London - Paris (2 nights)

A very warm welcome from your Travel Director. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you cross by ferry to Calais in France. Travel past the Somme battlefields in northern France to the glittering capital Paris, your home for the next two nights. Consider a cruise along the Seine in a glass-topped boat.

Day 2

Paris Sightseeing & free time

Your morning guided sightseeing tour includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe & the Eiffel Tower. Spend the afternoon as you wish. You might like to round off your Parisian adventure with a spectacular cabaret show.

Day 3

Paris - Lucerne

Today drive through the Burgundy region where vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see. Pass the fortified town of Belfort to lakeside Lucerne with views of the 14th century Chapel Bridge & a visit to the Lion Monument during your orientation tour. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Day 4

Lucerne - Venice

Traverse the Alps into Italy via the scenic St. Gotthard route & catch a glimpse of Lake Como. Skirt the sprawling commercial capital, Milan, arriving later in the region of Venice, a historically wealthy city built across 118 islands in a marshy lagoon.

Day 5

Venice Orientation - Florence

Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square & see the sumptuous Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Basilica. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop. Afterwards you might like to take an Optional Experience to Burano Island for a delightful lunch. Cross the Apennine Mountains, arriving later in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance.

Day 6

Florence - Rome (2 nights)

See the sights during your orientation tour of Florence which includes a stroll to Santa Croce Square. Don't miss the opportunity to shop for high quality leather & gold before departing for Rome.

Day 7

Rome Sightseeing & free time

Your Local Specialist takes you on a guided visit of St. Peter's Basilica, believed to enclose the tomb of St. Peter. Your fascinating guided sightseeing tour continues across the River Tiber to view the Colosseum & see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own. Shop in smart boutiques on the Via Ottaviano, throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain or simply watch the world drift by.

Day 8

Depart Rome

After breakfast, say ‘arrivederci' to Rome & your fellow travellers at the end of a dream holiday! Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.