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11-Day Tour of Europe: Italy, Switzerland and France

Code: 56-24552
**From Paris with airport shuttle service**
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Start City: Paris
End City: Paris
Tour Type: Bus/Coach Duration: 11 days
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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: A driver will be available from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Charles de Gaulle and Paris Orly International Airports to take you to your hotel. Please meet your driver in the baggage claim area.

*Pursuant to EU regulations, each booking is allowed only one free airport transfer on Day 1 (7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.). If your flight is delayed or the arrival time changes unexpectedly, you must arrange your own transportation to the hotel. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Due to the large number of passengers requiring pick-up service, the driver may ask you to wait 10-15 minutes for other passengers arriving just before or after your flight. Please be patient!

Hotel:
Residhome Paris Guyancourt / Balladins Hotel Villejuif or similar

Visiting Attractions

Day 2

Paris - Versailles - Paris

Summary of The Day: We'll begin our Paris adventure with a drive along the famous Champs Elysees to the Place de la Concorde, which played a key role in one of darkest chapters of the French Revolution. You'll also get to see the iconic Arc de Triomphe. Next we'll head to L'Hotel National des Invalides, which houses Napoleon's tomb and a number of other monuments relating the military history of France. And last but not least, we'll visit the Eiffel Tower for some of the best photo opportunities of the day.

Next we'll travel on coach through the Parisian suburbs to the splendid Palace of Versailles, residence of the royal family until the start of the revolution in 1789. We'll return to Paris in the evening. After dinner you may want to avail yourself of the optional cruise along the river Seine.

Hotel:
Residhome Paris Guyancourt / Balladins Hotel Villejuif or similar
Day 3

Paris

Summary of The Day: The second day of our Paris experience begins with a visit to the Louvre, the grande dame of art museums. Here you will set your eyes upon some of the highest-valued masterpieces of the Western world, including the Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace, and the Mona Lisa. After lunch we'll head to Boulevard Haussmann, a shopper's paradise in the heart of Paris, where you will be free to shop till you drop. Accommodations for the evening will either be in Paris or a neighboring city. Before you leave this captivating city don't miss the world-famous cabaret shows at Lido and Moulin Rouge (optional).

Hotel:
Residhome Paris Guyancourt / Balladins Hotel Villejuif or similar
Day 4

Paris - Lucerne

Summary of The Day: We will depart for Switzerland in the morning, first passing through Basel – situated at the intersection of France, Germany and Switzerland – before arriving in Lucerne, where we will stay the night.

Hotel:
NH Lucerne / Hotel Arcade or similar
Day 5

Lucerne - Milan - Verona - Venice

Summary of The Day: After breakfast, we'll head south to the design and couture-conscious city of Milan. On our tour of the city you will see Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the oldest shopping arcade in the world; the legendary opera house La Scala; the storied Sforza Castle; and the ostentatious Gothic of Milan Cathedral. Then we'll drive to Verona, a city brimming with history and romance. The walking tour will take us to Verona Arena, the Roman amphitheater in Piazza Bra. Next we'll take you to the balcony where Romeo professed his love to Juliet. Then it's off to Venice, the city of over 150 canals spanned by over 400 bridges. We'll stay overnight in Venice or a neighboring city.

Hotel:
Hotel Plaza Mestre / Sheraton Padova Hotel or similar
Day 6

Venice - Rome

Summary of The Day: After breakfast, we'll take you through this fascinating city of ornate palaces, lyrical waterways, captivating churches and impressive architecture. In San Marco Square you'll see the Basilica di San Marco, one of the best examples of Byzantine architecture, and the Bridge of Sighs connecting the old prison to the interrogation rooms in Doge's Palace. Afterwards, you'll get a chance to see some traditional Venetian craftwork at a demonstration by Murano glassblowers. An optional gondola ride on the Grand Canal will put the finishing touch on a glorious day in Venice. Accommodations in the evening will either be in Rome or a neighboring city.

Hotel:
Idea Hotel Roma Z3/Domina hotel conference capannelle-roma or similar
Day 7

Rome - Vatican City - Florence

Summary of The Day: After breakfast we'll head directly to St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, originally built by Constantine the Great in 324 AD, then reconstructed between 1506 and 1615 under the direction of several famous architects including Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo. You may also join the optional Sistine Chapel tour to view Michelangelo's famous frescoes. An optional guided tour of the Colosseum, built in 72 AD, comes highly recommended. Other highlights include the Arch of Constantine and the Pantheon. We'll make a wish at Trevi Fountain and take in the romantic vibe at the Spanish Steps. After our tour of Rome, we'll hop back on the bus and head to Florence for a good night's sleep.

Hotel:
I Ciliegi Hotel / Hotel Moderno or similar
Day 8

Florence - Pisa - Genoa

Summary of The Day: On this day you will be introduced to the sights and sounds of Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. We'll head up to the Piazzale Michelangelo for a panoramic view of Florence, then to a local workshop to see how Florence's fine leather goods are made. Afterwards, we'll set out on foot to the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno River, the Duomo, Giotto's Bell Tower and the Uffizi, which houses one of the finest art collections in the world. At Pisa, our last stop of the day, you will be free to wander; be sure to have your camera ready when you enter the Square of Miracles and the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa Cathedral and Baptistery come into full view.

Hotel:
Loano 2 Village / Miramare Continental or similar
Day 9

Genoa - Monaco - Nice - Grasse - Cannes - Avignon

Summary of The Day: A breathtaking drive along one of the most sublime stretches of Mediterranean coastline awaits as we say goodbye to Italy and hello to Monaco.

Our walking tour will take us first to the Prince's Palace of Monaco, then on to the Courthouse, the Oceanographic Museum and Saint Nicholas Cathedral, the resting place of Grace Kelly. We'll then travel to the Fragonard Perfume Factory to learn about the perfume-making process. At the end of the guided tour you will be able to purchase one of the fragrances for yourself. Next we'll visit Nice for a sampling of the scrumptious local cuisine.

We'll stop over in Cannes to see the Palais des Festivals et des Congres, host of the city's annual international film festival, and then make our way to Avignon Nord to check in to our hotel.

Hotel:
Novotel Avignon Sud / Express by Holiday Inn Avignon or similar
Day 10

Avignon - Paris

Summary of The Day: Take a well-earned rest today as you sit back and enjoy the rustic charm of the French countryside on our journey north to Paris, the Green Line terminus.

Hotel:
Residhome Paris Guyancourt / Balladins Hotel Villejuif or similar

Visiting Attractions

Day 11

Paris

Summary of The Day: Airport drop-off service is available from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. We recommend that you book a flight departing after 11:00 a.m.

Visiting Attractions

PRICING
Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

Standard Price/Person By Occupancy

Double Triple Single Children
$842.55 $842.55 $1,222.07 $842.55
*Price for single occupancy applies when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
*Price for double and triple occupancy applies when two and three people stay in one standard hotel room, respectively.
*Triple price does not guarantee a third bed in the room since each room is equipped with 2 beds.
*Price for a child applies when a 2-11 year-old stays in a standard room as a third person.
*Maximum room capacity: 3 people including adults and child/infant.
*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.
  • Complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off
  • 10-night hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast (coffee or tea, juice and bread)
  • Ground transportation in air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Professional tour guide
  • Airfare and the cost of other transportation between your home and airport or pick-up point
  • All personal expenses and additional hotel services
  • Lunch and dinner
  • City taxes (to be paid on the tour):
    - Venice city + cruise tax: EUR$10.00/Person
    - Florence city tax: EUR$5.00/Person
    - Rome city tax: EUR$5.00/Person - Pisa city tax: EUR$5.00/Person
    - Monte Carlo city tax: EUR$5.00/Person
  • Service fee for tour guide (minimum EUR$5.00/day per person)
  • Optional tours (prices and availability subject to change):

    - Colosseum: EUR$12.00/Person
    - Colosseum with Audio Guide: EUR$17.00/Person
    - Venice Gondola (minimum of 6 per gondola): EUR$25.00/Person
    - Sistine Chapel, Vatican and St. Peter's Basilica: EUR$45.00/Person
    - Italian Spaghetti Menu: EUR$20.00/Person
    - Pizza and Beef Menu: EUR$20.00/Person
*Prices listed have been adjusted.
SPECIAL NOTES
  • If you require a hotel extension, please leave a request in the comments section of the checkout page.
  • Cancellation policy:
    7 Days prior to departure date: 100% of booking price
    8-14 days prior to departure date: 50% of booking price
    15-29 days prior to departure date: 25% of booking price
    30 days or more prior to departure date: 10% of booking price
  • In spring and summer, wear lightweight clothing and comfortable shoes. Wear layered clothing in the fall and winter to ensure comfort in the colder temperatures.
  • To protect your own property, please carry all valuable items on your person at all times. Please do not leave any valuable items on the bus or at the hotel, attraction, restaurant, etc. Tours4Fun, local operators, drivers and tour guides are not responsible for any loss or theft at any location.
    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.
    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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    Best deal

    It was a good package and best deal for your money if you wanted to see multiple places in a short time. Lot of attractions within a small time frame. It was nice and safe and everything was good. I may use Tours4Fun again to book my next t ...It was a good package and best deal for your money if you wanted to see multiple places in a short time. Lot of attractions within a small time frame. It was nice and safe and everything was good. I may use Tours4Fun again to book my next t Read full review

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    The pakage is very good

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    I like this package . We enjoy our journey .Hotels, bus were nice. A Guide was very good, young man. Only one comply we stay in Rome half day. When I bought thee tour in the description option Sistine Chapter. We did not have time ...I like this package . We enjoy our journey .Hotels, bus were nice. A Guide was very good, young man. Only one comply we stay in Rome half day. When I bought thee tour in the description option Sistine Chapter. We did not have time Read full review

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    Fair for the price

    I picked Tours4Fun because of the destinations and the cities that were included in the European vacation. Online purchasing went smoothly. The trip was fair for the price. You get a taste of the different cities in Europe where you can eve ...I picked Tours4Fun because of the destinations and the cities that were included in the European vacation. Online purchasing went smoothly. The trip was fair for the price. You get a taste of the different cities in Europe where you can eve Read full review

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hello,

If i make the reserevation , when will i be able to get vouchers and full information about the hotels accomodations?

also, can you please tell me in which country we will be staying most, because i should get visa from the country i will be spending more nights in.

Thank You.
04/19/2015 10:34:49
Tours4Fun 04/19/2015 11:12:01

Dear Ahmed,

Thank you for your inquiry.

Booking process can take between 24-48 hours to process after full payment has been received. Please make your complete payment as soon as possible so that we can confirm your seats for your reservation.

Hotel information is usually available within 2-3 days before your departure date, with your written email request.

For this tour, you will spend most of the days in Paris.

​Please also double check with your local Embassy office for more definitive information on your requirements for travel.

Best Regards,
Steve
Customer Service Rep

hi

could you please send to me "invitation letter" for my embassy appointment . my suggestion time 27-5-2015 or 22-7-2015
04/16/2015 11:50:07
Tours4Fun 04/16/2015 13:27:30

Dear Ahmed Magdy,

Thank you for your inquiry.

Please leave a note in the comment section when placing your reservation online if you require a Visa Letter.

Please Note: An administration fee may be assessed for this letter, please do check with us for a quotation.

Best Regards,
Jeremy
Customer Service Rep

Does the bus and hotels have wifi? 04/15/2015 02:42:37
Tours4Fun 04/15/2015 04:51:19

Dear Aimee,

Thank you for your inquiry.

Currently, WIFI is not offered on the motor coach bus.

Unfortunately, we cannot confirm that all hotel locations will have complimentary WIFI available.

Please ask each hotel location while on tour for their availability. In addition, any extra charges for the WIFI service will be at your own expense, as the tour package only covers standard accommodation.

Best Regards,
Prada
Customer Service Rep

the tour is on coach/bus sitting.. can we go out of the bus and walk aorund the tourist spots? 04/09/2015 12:52:12
Tours4Fun 04/09/2015 14:45:19

Dear Roro,

You will not sit the entire time on the bus and will be able to get off and site see.

The tour guide will inform the group of the timings while on the tour.

Best Regards,
Teiyana
Customer Service Rep

suggest tour which give more important to switzerlend 04/06/2015 13:57:47
Tours4Fun 04/06/2015 14:20:02

Dear Surendra,

Thank you for your inquiry!

You are welcomed to view more information about Switzerland tours at the following link:
http://www.tours4fun.com/country/switzerland/


Best Regards,
Fiona
Customer Service Rep

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