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European Escape with London (KEG)

10 Day Tour from Rome to London

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Escape to Europe’s most popular destinations with a guided European vacation during the low-season and bypass the tourist crowds and the high-season prices! Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne, Paris, and London—these exciting and vibrant cities await you on this thrilling European tour. Guided sightseeing tours will highlight the must-see attractions, including the Vatican Museums with the Sistine Chapel in Rome; the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, where you will see Michelangelo’s famous David statue; the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, dating back to the 14th century; and a Seine cruise in Paris, where you’ll want your camera ready to capture the magnificent views of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Eiffel Tower.

Other highlights of this European tour include a welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Rome, a pasta dinner in Venice, a stop in the city of Lugano with its sparkling lake surrounded by the Alps, and a thrilling ride on the Eurostar train from Paris to London. But that’s not all…throughout this European Escape, Globus has arranged VIP access for you. That means you won’t have to wait in long lines to enter the Vatican Museums in Rome or the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. We work behind the scenes to minimize the lines and wait times, so you can maximize the fun. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the treasures of Europe at a price that screams, “Let’s go!”
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

ROME
Welcome dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, the Colosseum
FLORENCE
Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square
VENICE
Private boat ride; visit St. Mark’s Square; glassblower demonstration; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite pasta dinner at a local restaurant
LUGANO
Stop in the lakeside town
LUCERNE
Walking tour including the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge
PARIS
Guided sightseeing; enjoy a Seine cruise
PARIS-LONDON
By high-speed Eurostar train

Headsets throughout the tour.

Notes:

  • Hotels listed may occasionaly be substituted with alternate hotels of equivalent standard.
  • For operational reasons, slight schedule changes for the Paris program cannot be excluded.

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Historic Centre of Florence
  • Historic Centre of Rome - various properties Vatican City
  • Paris Banks of the Seine
  • Venice and its Lagoon

Transportation:

Motorcoach; private boat ride in Venice; Eurostar train Paris-London. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Rome and a pasta dinner in Venice

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY

Welcome to Rome! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and leave the hotel for a welcome dinner at one of Rome’s lively restaurants.

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Day 2 ROME

A fascinating day awaits. Your guided sightseeing includes inside visits of the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL where you can marvel at Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings plus The Last Judgment, and monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. Then, drive to the Roman Forum and visit the amazing COLOSSEUM where gladiators once fought. For those who wish to see it all, an optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to explore even more famous sites like the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and more.

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Day 3 ROME–FLORENCE

A pleasant drive through the Tuscan hills brings you to Florence, the “Cradle of the Renaissance.” Follow your Local Guide for a visit to the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo’s celebrated statue of David. Admire the magnificent cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise,” and visit sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. Time to check out the enticing shops with Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry on Piazza Santa Croce before arriving at your hotel. This evening, an optional dinner is available to try out Tuscan specialties.

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Day 4 FLORENCE–VENICE

Enter Venice in style by PRIVATE BOAT and visit ST. MARK’S SQUARE and Basilica — one of the best-known examples of Byzantine architecture. See also the Clock Tower, lavish Doges’ Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. Watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. You may wish to join an optional gondola ride. A Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite PASTA DINNER has been prepared for you at a local restaurant.

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Day 5 VENICE–LUGANO, SWITZERLAND–LUCERNE

Leave the flat Po area of Northern Italy and enter Switzerland. Stop in Lugano with its sparkling lake surrounded by the Alps and explore the little shops along Via Nassa. Then, be inspired by the towering majesty of the Swiss Alps and St. Gotthard on the way to picturesque Lucerne.

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Day 6 LUCERNE

During your walking tour, admire Thorwaldsen’s impressive LION MONUMENT and the ornate patrician houses lining the cobblestone streets of the Old Town. Cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church. Shop for Swiss watches or knives, and make the most of your stay with an optional excursion.

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Day 7 LUCERNE–PARIS, FRANCE

Say Auf Wiedersehen to Switzerland and cross the border into France. On your way to Paris, drive past the vineyards of Burgundy with views of beautiful castles and pass the Fontainebleau Forest. An optional excursion is available to try out local specialties in one of Paris’ lively restaurants, followed by a drive through the French capital.

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Day 8 PARIS

Discover the world capital of chic and style with a Local Guide and admire its most famous sights: the Opéra, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées. Enjoy a SEINE CRUISE with spectacular views of Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. Tonight, dinner and a lively cabaret show at the Moulin Rouge might just be the ticket!

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Day 9 PARIS–LONDON, ENGLAND

Board the high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN for a smooth ride to London, arriving in the afternoon. This evening, maybe enjoy an optional dinner, followed by a cruise on the River Thames.

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Day 10 LONDON

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

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 Optional Excursions

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