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7-Day Italy, Switzerland, and France Bus Tour (Paris Departure)

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Standard Price/Person By Occupancy

DoubleTriple SingleKid
$860.84$860.84$1,144.21$860.84
 
Tour Code:
56-2313
Start City:
Paris, CT, FRA
End City:
Paris, CT, FRA
Duration:
7 days
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
Operating:
Jan 1st 2014 - Mar 31st 2015: Sat
Language:
English Live
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Please note that order of day-to-day itinerary is adjustable depending on tour start day.
Day 1 Paris - Lucerne

 Paris Today we will drive from Paris to Lucerne. On our way to Switzerland, we will travel through the charming French countryside. We will later drive through Basel, Switzerland and then arrive in Lucerne early evening and spend the night here or nearby.

Hotel: Hotel Arcade/NH Lucerne or similar
Day 2 Lucerne - Milan - Verona - Venice

 Milan We drive to the northern Italian city of Milan, the world’s famous fashion capital. Our orientation tour will include Sforza Castle, the gothic Duomo, the 19th century Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and the "La Scala" opera house. Then we head to Verona, a city full of historical buildings, gorgeous architecture, and romance. We will enjoy the orientation by foot, which includes the Roman amphitheatre known as the Verona Arena. Additionally we will visit the setting of the story Romeo and Juliet. The short passageway leading to the balcony walls are covered with countless love notes which wait to be answered. Later in the evening we will depart from Verona to Venice, also known as the city of canals. Here we stay overnight or a city nearby.

Hotel: Hotel Plaza Mestre/Sheraton Padova Hotel or similar
Day 3 Venice - Rome

 Venice After breakfast, we will take a waterbus along the Venetian canals past many marvellous architectures and churches, to San Marco Square. Here we will see the Basilica di San Marco, one the best known examples of Byzantine architecture. Close by we will visit The Bridge of Sighs, which connects the old prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge’s Palace. Then later we view a demonstration of Murano glass-blowing. Perhaps a gondola ride to the Grand Canal would be hard to resist. In the afternoon we transfer to Rome or nearby city for the night.

Hotel: Idea Hotel Roma Z3/Domina hotel conference capannelle-roma or similar
Day 4 Rome - Vatican - Florence

 Rome In the morning we will go to the sovereign state of the Vatican. We will head over to St. Peter’s Basilica. The Basilica was built by Emperor Constantine in 324 AD and is now home to the pope. After lunch, we will enjoy our sightseeing including the Arch of Constantine, Pantheon and the Colosseum, the site for gladiator combat to the death. We will visit the Trevi fountain and then enjoy the relaxing Spanish Square. We head on to Florence or nearby city for overnight stay.

Hotel: I Ciliegi Hotel/Hotel Moderno or similar
Day 5 Florence - Pisa - Genoa
 Florence After breakfast we will explore the city of Florence, which is often referred to as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance Architecture. We begin our day with the Piazzale Michelangelo, followed by a walk over the Ponte Vecchio above the Arno River, the Piazza del Duomo and Campanile Tower. Finally we will see the Uffizi Gallery, one of the finest art galleries in the world. You will have plenty of time to shop in Florence well-known for leather goods and products. Later on we arrive in Pisa and take photos of the Leaning Tower. We finish our evening by continuing on to Genoa or a city nearby for an overnight stay.
Hotel: Loano 2 Village/Miramare Continental or similar
Day 6 Genoa - Monaco - Nice - Cannes - Avignon

 Nice This morning our journey begins along the Mediterranean Sea to Monaco. Today we will visit the grand palace and the famous casino in Monte-Carlo. Then a brief stop at Nice for quick orientation. We drive to Cannes while passing by a famous perfume town, a visit to the Fragonard Perfume Factory. After we arrive into Cannes, which has hosted some the most prominent film awards here. Take the opportunity to snap some photos of the Palais des Festival and later you can relax with a view near the beach. Tonight we stay in Avignon or a city nearby for overnight.

Hotel: Novotel Avignon Sud/Express by Holiday Inn Avignon or similar
Day 7 Avignon - Paris

 Paris Our day begins with a drive directly from Avignon to Paris, enjoying the drive across the beautiful scenery as we drive through France. At night we arrive into Paris and end the tour.

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

Standard Price/Person By Occupancy

DoubleTriple SingleKid
$860.84$860.84$1,144.21$860.84
* 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.
* Note: 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 558.98 EUR. Please leave a note when you make 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 for the tour. Tours will be subject to Cancellation Fees, should any changes be made for a reservation.
 

Package Includes

  • Complimentary pick-up at the designated location
  • 6-night hotel accommodations
  • Ground transportation in air-conditioned tour coach
  • Simple breakfast (coffee or tea, juice, bread)
  • Professional English tour escort
  • Service fee for tour guide
 

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 different seasons and is subject to the final price on the box office.) (this is only partial list):
    - Colosseum: 12.00 Euro/person
    - Gondola in Venice (Based on 6 persons per gondola): 25.00 Euro/person
  • Admissions
  • Italy entrance fees (the following fees are mandatory to be paid before entering the city):
    - 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
    - Colosseum with Audio Guide: 17.00 Euro/person
    - Sistine Chapel Tour with Tour Guide & Audio System-also includes the Vatican and St Peters: 45.00 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)

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Excellent Tour

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  • • Reservation: Excellent
  • • Customer Service: Excellent
  • • Accommodation: Excellent
  • • Transportation: Excellent
  • • Tour Guide: Excellent
  • • Tour Itinerary: Excellent

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The tour and places visited were excellent. The bus was new, comfortable and clean. The tour guide was great and speak excellent english. Hotels were very good and we often get 4-star hotels instead of 3-star. Impressive. The customer serv..
Yuliana | Sat May 14, 2011 at 04.48 AM
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Great Vacation and a wonderful trip

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  • • Reservation: Excellent
  • • Customer Service: Excellent
  • • Accommodation: Excellent
  • • Transportation: Excellent
  • • Tour Guide: Fair
  • • Tour Itinerary: Excellent

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When we booked this tour we were a little apprehensive as to how things would be. But believe me this was one of the best managed tours that we have been on. The accommodation provided were of top quality. The tour as such was completely pa..
Chetan Shenoy | Mon Oct 04, 2010 at 12.25 AM
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After graduating from college my parents surprised me with this trip. My older sister and I had a great time drinking Italian wine, Swedish chocolates, and great French cheese. Not only was the food amazing, but the people were great also; ..
Lillian Taylor | Mon Jan 25, 2010 at 09.40 AM
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Switzerland is Sweet!

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My boyfriend and I absolutely loved every minute of our trip. I didn\'t even mind the hours of bus travel. I just couldn\'t get enough of the scenery. Heading towards Switzerland, I thought we were so lucky to see the world\'s most amazing ..
stacy mendez | Mon Nov 23, 2009 at 11.46 AM
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Fantastic tour!

88%

  • • Reservation: Excellent
  • • Customer Service: Fair
  • • Accommodation: Excellent
  • • Transportation: Excellent
  • • Tour Guide: Fair
  • • Tour Itinerary: Excellent

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Since this was the first time for us to joint a tour from a website it was full of questions at the very beginning. However, at the end of the tour we were both satisfied since the itinerary was well packed covering the best sites of every ..
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  • Please provide us with your birth date, nationality and passport number when making reservation online.
  • Due to the popularity of tours during the high season, the overnight hotels may be fully booked. We will choose the hotels which offer similar standards of service to replace. Please understand.
  • If you would like us to arrange hotel extension, please comment it on 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.
  • If you want a more relaxing and less physically demanding tour, please opt for other European tours on Tours4Fun.
  • The Cancellation policy:
    1-9 Days Prior to Departure Date-100% of Reservation Cost
    10-16 Days Prior to Departure Date-50% of Reservation Cost
    17-47 Days Prior to Departure Date-30% of Reservation Cost
    More than 47 Days Prior to Departure Date-10% of Reservation Cost+85.00 Euro.
    If you have asked for the visa letter, but you want to cancel your tour, additional 10% of reservation cost+85.00 Euro may be charged based on the actual situation.
  • In Spring/Summer, we recommend you to wear lightweight clothing and comfortable shoes.
    In Fall/Winter, we recommend layered clothing to ensure comfort in cold weather.
  • In order to protect your own property, please bring any valuable items with you at any time. Please do not leave any valuable items on the bus/hotel/attraction/restaurant etc. Tours4fun, local operators, drivers and tour guides will not take any responsibility for any theft loss at any location.
  • Tours4Fun cooperates with top local area tour operators and ensures the best quality of services to all travellers. We provide tour coaches that all are insured with a liability insurance coverage from $5,000,000 to $10,000,000 to make sure that your trips are safer and more enjoyable.

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3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation is 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.
 

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- 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.
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- 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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    By: Yuliana on 2011-05-14
    Excellent Tour
    The tour and places visited were excellent. The bus was new, comfortable and clean. The tour guide was great and speak excellent english. Hotels were very good and we often get 4-star hotels instead of 3-star. Impressive. The customer serv.. Read full review
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