Set your sights on the European journey of a lifetime and discover all the must-sees of England, France, Switzerland and Italy. See the incredible sites of London, from Buckingham Palace to Big Ben. Take the Eurostar train to Paris - the "City of Lights" - and enjoy a panoramic city tour before taking in breathtaking views from your dinner table aboard a Parisian river boat. Board a high-speed train bound for Lucerne, the enchanting Swiss city on a cobalt lake and one of Switzerland's most beautiful places. In Venice, discover a floating city where iconic landmarks of centuries-old history line canals dotted with gondolas. Tour Florence, the "Cradle of the Renaissance," and make a special visit to David - Michelangelo's masterpiece. Finally, in Rome, bask in cultural treasures and envelop yourself in the history in the "Eternal City," which includes a visit to the mythic Colosseum. Storied history, mouthwatering cuisine and iconic landscapes await.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2021
Duration
14 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonYou're on your way to an unforgettable journey to some of the most beloved countries in Europe.
Day 2LondonYour tour opens in London, England's sophisticated capital. Discover a bustling city where centuries of history meet an evolving modern culture. Join your fellow travelers and toast to the start of an incredible journey during a welcome dinner.
Day 3LondonStart your morning on a tour of the quintessential sights of London. Alongside a local guide, see the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The remainder of the day is yours. Take advantage of free time to explore this iconic city on your own.
Day 4LondonVenture inside the St. Pancras railway station - a masterpiece of Victorian engineering - and board the high-speed Eurostar train. Relax in style as you're whisked away to Paris, the "City of Light." Famous for its world-renowned art, food, and fashion, Paris' captivating energy can be found around every corner. This evening, enjoy views of the Eiffel Tower as you gently float down the Seine River, tasting savory French cuisine on a dinner cruise.
Day 5ParisSee Paris at its best during a panoramic city tour featuring views of the endangered Notre Dame Cathedral, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-ElysEes and more. Enjoy an afternoon on your own to explore Paris independently. Perhaps you will have lunch in Le Marais, or head north to Montmartre and watch artists at work. Or, consider an optional tour* of the Louvre Museum, where you'll find more than a million precious works of art, including the Venus de Milo and Mona Lisa.
Day 6ParisOn board the TGV - France's high-speed train - depart Paris and make your way to Zurich. Take in the scenery on your journey into Switzerland, passing gentle hills and verdant fields. From Zurich, enjoy stunning views of Alpine lakes and snowcapped mountains as you transfer to the quaint village of Andermatt, nestled in the Ursern Valley.
Day 7AndermattExplore Lucerne, the "Swiss Paradise on the Lake". Upon arrival, set out on a walk through its romantic Altstadt (Old Town), passing through Lucerne's iconic covered Chapel Bridge. During free time, seek out the renowned Lion Monument commemorating the heroic Swiss Guard or visit the Alpineum museum dedicated to alpine landscape painting. Perhaps, you'll embark on an optional excursion to Mount Pilatus,** ascending the world's steepest railway on a panoramic gondola to the summit. Return to Andermatt in the late afternoon for an evening at leisure.
Day 8AndermattTravel south through the pastoral landscapes of Switzerland. Crossing into Italy, traverse through the heart of the Alps, taking in vistas of rugged mountains as far as the eye can see. Pass through the picturesque Italian Lake District - a holiday destination since Roman times. Settle in for a 2-night stay in Mestre, situated on the Venetian mainland.
Day 9MESTRECruise to the island of Murano,*** renowned for its age-old glass-blowing tradition. After leaving Murano, embark on a walking tour of Venice, a collection of 117 tiny islands surrounded by a latticework of 150 canals and 400 bridges. In this floating city, see the Clock Tower, St. Mark's Basilica, and marble palaces along boat-filled canals. The afternoon is yours to explore the hidden secrets of this charming city. Perhaps you will take an optional gondola ride through the narrow waterways.
Day 10MESTRETraverse the Po river valley en route to Tuscany. Stop at a vineyard in the heart of the Chianti region and enjoy a tour, tasting, and traditional bites. Continue to Florence, where you'll spend 2 nights in the "Cradle of the Renaissance," home to masterpieces of art and iconic symbols of centuries-old history.
Day 11FlorenceTour Florence, the legendary city of the Medici and the iconic Duomo. Enjoy a real-life history lesson as you discover the 4 pillars of city life: art, architecture, food, and fashion. You'll also visit the Galleria dell'Accademia, home to Michelangelo's David. This evening, consider an optional excursion to the 14th century Certosa monastery, featuring an after-hours tour and dinner in a popular Tuscan restaurant.
Day 12FlorenceSay arriverderci to Florence and journey to Rome, Italy's capital city. Upon arrival, a locally guided tour of Classical Rome will allow you to discover famous sights such as the Baths of Caracalla, the legendary Aventine and Palatine hills, the ancient Circus Maximus, and the Arch of Constantine. Recount the rich history of the Colosseum during an in-depth visit with a guide.
Day 13RomeEnjoy a day at leisure in the Eternal City. Gaze at the Pantheon and see the oval-shaped Piazza Navona that's lined with restaurants and shops. Or consider an optional tour to the Vatican (UNESCO), where you'll discover masterpieces of art and architecture. Tonight, gather together and toast the end of an epic journey through Europe at a farewell dinner in a restaurant located in Rome's bohemian Trastevere district.
Day 14RomeYour European adventure comes to a close today.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/05/2023$3,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/12/2023$3,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/19/2023$3,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge - London, United Kingdom
Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile - Paris, France
Radisson Blu Hotel - Andermatt, Switzerland
Leonardo Royal Venice Mestre, Mestre - Venice, Italy
Starhotel Tuscany - Florence, Italy
Donna Laura Palace Hotel - Rome, Italy
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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