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Tour Code:
56-24552
Start City:
Paris, IF, FRA
End City:
Paris, IF, FRA
Duration:
11 days
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
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Please note that order of day-to-day itinerary is adjustable depending on tour start day.
Day 1: Paris
Summary of The Day: Your fun tour beings when your driver picks you up at the CDG and ORY airports at the luggage/baggage claim area between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m., and then transfer you to the hotel for you to check-in.

Our airport transfer are only available from 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. If you are not able to meet your driver for a transfer at this time, than you will be required to self-transfer (only one complimentary service for each reservation.)

The average wait time for a guest to be picked up is 1.5 hours. If the guest does not appear within that time frame, the driver will then need to take in account the remaining members of the tour and leave as courtesy to the guests.

There will be an additional fee for guests who request the driver to return to the airport in order to be picked up, if they are late for their pick-up. The customer is responsible for notifying the local provider of any flight delays in order to avoid additional airport transfer service fees.
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: Express by Holiday Inn Porte d’ Italie/Novotel Massy Palaiseau or similar
Day 2: Paris - Versailles
Summary of The Day: We will begin the second day by marveling at the sights of Paris including the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees and Place de la Concorde. The latter is where many royals and aristocrats were guillotined during the French Revolution. Afterwards, we show you Hotel des Invalides, where the tomb of Napoleon I of France is located. Later, we will stop at the world-famous Eiffel Tower and you will have many photo opportunities. You have the option to take a relaxing Seine Cruise featuring highlights such as Notre Dame Cathedral and Pont Alexandre III (admission not included; optional). Next, we'll be off to the glorious Palace of Versailles (admission not included; optional). You will transfer to your hotel after dinner. You may stay overnight in Paris or nearby (if you are interested in another Paris Tour or a Seine Cruise after dinner, our tour guide would be happy to arrange it for you.)
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: Express by Holiday Inn Porte d’ Italie/Novotel Massy Palaiseau or similar
Day 3: Paris
Summary of The Day: Today, we will visit one of the world's greatest art museums - The Louvre. Enjoy the works of Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace (also known as Nike of Samothrace) and the most famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci - the Mona Lisa (admission not included; optional). Later, the bus will transfer you to the Place d' Italie for lunch. After lunch, the tour leader will take the group for a ride using Paris' underground metro. You will then have some leisure time and can go shopping. After dinner, you will meet with the tour leader and transfer your hotel. You will stay overnight in Paris or nearby.
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: Express by Holiday Inn Porte d’ Italie/Novotel Massy Palaiseau or similar
Day 4: Paris - Lucerne
Summary of The Day: After boarding the luxury coach in Paris, sit back and enjoy a scenic journey across the classic French countryside en route to mountainous Switzerland.
We’ll pass through Basel - which is located at the point where the Swiss, French and German borders meet - before arriving in the picturesque lakeside city of Lucerne, nestled at the foot of the snow-capped Swiss Alps. Here, you’ll get to see Lucerne’s famous landmarks including the Chapel Bridge, Water Tower and some wonderfully preserved Baroque and Gothic structures followed by some free time to shop or take pictures. We will arrive in Lucerne in the early evening and stay overnight there or in a city nearby.
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: NH Lucerne/Hotel Arcade or similar
Day 5: Lucerne - Milan - Verona - Venice
Summary of The Day: We'll begin the fifth day heading south from Lucerne through spectacular Switzerland and into Northern Italy, where your first stop will be Milan - Fashion Capital of Italy. Your tour guide will introduce you to the city’s iconic sites including the vast Gothic cathedral and La Scala opera house.
You’ll also see the planet’s oldest shopping mall - the 19th-century Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II - where you can stroll through the boutique shops and have lunch in one of the upscale cafes. From Milan, it’s a short journey to Verona - home to some of Italy’s finest architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you’ll be taken on foot through streets lined with red-roofed buildings and walk past the ancient Roman arena that stages outdoor opera performances and music concerts to packed audiences throughout the summer.
You’ll also visit the residence of Verona’s most famous characters: Romeo and Juliet. Find Juliet’s balcony by following the trail of unanswered love letters posted on the passageway walls. Look for the bronze statue of the famous heroine here – a classic photo opportunity! After some free time, you’ll head to another vintage Italian city: Venice. You will stay overnight in Venice or a nearby city.
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: Hotel Plaza Mestre/Sheraton Padova Hotel or similar
Day 6: Venice - Rome
Summary of The Day: Spend the morning in the company of a knowledgeable tour guide as you explore the magical city of Venice. Begin with a water-bus ride to San Marco Island, a memorable crossing of the lagoon that gives you a real taste of the city’s charm as you approach the dreamy spires and distinctive waterside buildings. Once on the island, you’ll be led around some of Venice’s best-known locations beginning with St. Mark's Square, St. Mark's Basilica and the legendary Bridge of Sighs! Afterwards, you’ll have a chance to see some traditional Venetian craft-work at close quarters with a demonstration by Murano glassblowers. Their exquisite creations make excellent souvenirs!
Of course, the ultimate Venice activity is to ride through the city's waterways on a gondola and for most people this optional attraction is a must! Step aboard, relax and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience (admission not included; optional - based on 6 persons per gondola). You will be offered an optional delicious homemade Italian spaghetti meal (admission not included; optional) before enjoying more free time in this sublime city. You'll transfer to Rome or a nearby city in the afternoon.
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: Idea Hotel Roma Z3/Domina hotel conference capannelle-roma or similar
Day 7: Rome - Vatican City - Florence
Summary of The Day: Your day in Rome starts with a visit to Vatican City, which lies at the heart of the Italian capital city. Here you’ll marvel at St. Peter’s Basilica, arguably the most significant site in Christianity.
The exquisitely beautiful basilica has been around for nearly 1,700 years and contains a magnificent collection of paintings, frescoes and designs created by some of the world's most famous artists. You can choose to add on an optional Sistine Chapel tour for a separate fee to view Michelangelo’s breath-taking painted ceiling.
Next, you’ll see the famous Trevi Fountain - the lavish Baroque showpiece in which people throw coins in to believing the legend that doing so will ensure that you’ll return to the city again one day. After lunch, take a step even further back in time as you visit Italy’s unrivaled Roman relics. We highly recommend you partake in an optional guided tour (admission not included; optional) of the Colosseum, built in AD 72.
After the Coliseum, you'll see the nearby Arch of Constantine that dates back to the Fourth Century AD. You will have further free time to see Rome before transferring to Florence in the late evening. You will stay in Florence or a nearby city overnight.
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: I Ciliegi Hotel/Hotel Moderno or similar
Day 8: Florence - Pisa - San Remo
Summary of The Day: Your voyage of cultural discovery continues as you explore Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and home to some fabulous architecture and fine art. Begin the day by taking in a wonderful panoramic overview of the city from Michelangelo Square that boasts glorious vistas over the red roofs, Arno River and ancient city walls as well as out toward the surrounding countryside.
Next, you can see a demonstration of the traditional craft of leather working in a local shop. You’ll be able to purchase some of the high-quality leather items for which the city is famous. From here, you’ll have a guided walk around Florence seeing city highlights including the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno, the Piazza del Duomo and Campanile Tower. You’ll also pass the Uffizi Gallery, which contains one of the most notable art collections in Florence. After the tour, you’ll have free time to see the city further, shop, eat some renowned Italian ice cream or relax in a street-side cafe before traveling on to your next destination of Pisa. Be sure to have your camera ready to get a shot of the iconic Leaning Tower, the famous bell tower in the "Square of Miracles." The plaza also contains a centuries-old cathedral and baptistry. After the day's tour, you will transfer to San Remo or a city nearby to stay overnight.
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: Loano 2 Village/Miramare Continental or similar
Day 9: Genoa - Monaco - Nice - Cannes - Avignon
Summary of The Day: On the ninth day, a breathtaking drive along one of Europe’s most famous stretches of Mediterranean coastline awaits as you say "arrivederci" to Italy and head for Monaco. This small principality located along the French Riviera contains some beautiful sights and attracts many high rollers!
We'll stop by the grand Prince’s Palace, where you’ll have some free time to soak up the refined atmosphere before continuing on to view the 1920s Monaco Courthouse, the cliff-side Oceanographic Museum, and St. Nicholas Cathedral - where Grace Kelly is buried. We will then travel a little further to Grasse to visit the famous Fragonard Perfume Factory. Here, you’ll be taken on a fascinating guided tour around this working factory and learn about the perfume-making process. Next, you’ll stop for lunch and sample some excellent local cuisine.
Your journey will continue to Cannes and its Palais des Festival - home to the city’s annual international film festival before transferring to Avignon Nord. You will be staying in Avignon or a nearby city overnight.
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: Novotel Avignon Sud/Express by Holiday Inn Avignon or similar
Day 10: Avignon - Paris
Summary of The Day: Take a rest today as you sit back and enjoy great views of the changing rural charms of the French countryside on the journey north to Paris, where the Green Line tour finishes. You will be staying in Paris or a nearby city overnight.
Visiting Attractions:
Hotel: Express by Holiday Inn Porte d’ Italie/Novotel Massy Palaiseau or similar
Day 11: Paris
Summary of The Day: Transfer to Paris CDG and ORY airports, and return home (We recommend you to book your flight after 11 a.m.)
Visiting Attractions:
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Standard Price/Person By Occupancy

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* Price for single occupancy applies when one person stays in one standard hotel room (one bed).
* Price for double/triple occupancy applies when two/three people stay in one standard hotel room (two beds).
* Maximum room capacity: 3 people including adult and child/infant.
*If you are booking one double occupancy room for two adults and one child (younger than 11-years-old) who does not require an additional bed, the price for that child is 899.98 EUR. Please leave a note when making your reservation and our customer service team will process the special fare for the child accordingly.
Tour prices are based on EUR and are converted into USD. Prices will change day to day, due to the currency exchange rates. Tours booked and paid for will be charged at the current rate at which the tour price is shown. We will not refund any price differences, should prices drop. Tours will be subject to cancellation fees, should any changes be made for a reservation.
*Additional fees may apply for travelers under 2 years of age. Please ensure you inform us when booking if you are travelling with infants 2 years or younger by placing the number of infants and their dates of birth in the comments section when booking online.
 

Package Includes

  • Complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off (only available from 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., only one complimentary service for each reservation)
  • 10-night hotel accommodations and breakfast (coffee or tea, juice, bread)
  • Ground transportation in air-conditioned tour coach
  • Professional English tour guide
  • Gratuities ARE included in the tour price (before 04/01/2015)
 

Package Excludes

  • Airfares or related transportation between your home and airport or chosen pick-up location
  • All personal expenses including hotel room service
  • Your lunches and dinners
  • Optional tours (prices may vary due to the season and are subject to the final box office price - this is only a partial list):
    - Chateau de Versailles: 15.00 Euro/person
    - Le Louver Museum: 11.00 Euro/person
    - River Seine Cruise: 12.50 Euro/person
    - River Rhine Cruise: 15.00 Euro/person (4/3-10/31 only)
    - Tour Montparnasse (Paris): 11.50 Euro/person
    - Paris Lido Show: 135.00 Euro/person
    - Paris Moulin Rouge Show: 135.00 Euro/person
    - Night excursion in Paris: 35.00 Euro/person
    - French Dinner: 65.00 Euro/person
    - Venice City Entrance+Boat Trip+ City Tax: 15.00 Euro/person
    - Florence City Entrance+ City Tax: 10.00 Euro/person
    - Rome City Entrance+ City Tax: 10.00 Euro/person
    - Pisa City Entrance: 5.00 Euro/person
    - Monte Carlo City entrance: 5.00 Euro/person
    - Colosseum: 12.00 Euro/person
    - Gondola in Venice: 25.00 Euro/person (Based on 6 persons per gondola)
    - Italian Spaghetti Menu: 20.00 Euro/person
    - Florence Menu (Pizza and Beef Menu): 20.00 Euro/person
    - Chinese Lunch or Dinner (Group Menu, 5 dishes + soup): 8.00 - 10.00 Euro/person (Swiss Region15 Euro) (Under10 persons is not possible to arrange group menu)
  • Admissions
  • Italy entrance fees (the following fees are mandatory to be paid before entering the city):
    -Venice City+Boat trip- 15.00 Euro/person
    -Florence City- 10.00 Euro/person
    -Rome City- 10.00 Euro/person

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  • Due to the popularity of these tours during our busy season, the overnight hotels may be fully booked. We will choose the hotels which offer similar standards of service as a replacement.
  • If you would like us to arrange a hotel extension, please make a note of it on the checkout page.
  • Participants on this tour will have more flexibility and free time. The first part of the tour will follow a schedule led by the guide. Please be aware that the tour will be physically demanding. If you want a less physically strenuous tour and/or have trouble walking on your own, please consider another tour. There is limited space on the tour bus and folding wheelchairs cannot be transported.
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    If you have asked for a visa letter but wish to cancel your tour, an additional 10% of reservation cost+85.00 Euro may be charged based on the circumstances of the situation.
  • Our tour guide will leave if you haven't arrived at the airport after 1.5 hour. You will need to pay an additional fee if you still need airport pick-up service.
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  • Language: This tour is escorted by a professional bilingual tour guide and/or driver guide(English/Chinese). Tours and/ or languages may be combined to operate this tour depending on the number of passengers who have booked a particular departure.
  • Bus Arrangement: Passengers on the same reservation will be arranged on the same bus unless stated otherwise. If you wish to be on the same bus as another party /an existing reservation, please note your request with the reservation number in the comment section on the checkout page or notify us at least 24 hours prior to tour departure.
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