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Explore the majestic monuments of Paris, the lush Burgundy region, beautiful Lake Lucerne & the Italian cultural centres of Venice, Florence & Rome.
A very warm welcome from your Travel Director. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you cross by ferry to Calais in France. Travel past the Somme battlefields in northern France to the glittering capital Paris, your home for the next two nights. Consider a cruise along the Seine in a glass-topped boat.
Your morning guided orientation covers many of the city's highlights including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Spend the afternoon as you wish. You might like to round off your Parisian adventure this evening with a spectacular cabaret show.
Today drive through the Burgundy region where vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see. Pass the fortified town of Belfort and arrive in lakeside Lucerne. Take in views of the 14th century Chapel Bridge and visit the Lion Monument during your orientation tour. Dine tonight at your hotel.
Traverse the Alps into Italy via the scenic St. Gotthard route and catch a glimpse of Lake Como. Skirt the sprawling commercial capital, Milan, arriving later in the region of Venice, a historically wealthy city built across 118 islands in a marshy lagoon.
Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square and see the sumptuous Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop. Afterwards you might like to take an Optional Experience to Burano Island for a delightful lunch. Cross the Apennine Mountains, arriving later in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance.
See the sights during your orientation tour of Florence which includes a stroll to Santa Croce Square. Don't miss the opportunity to shop for high-quality leather and gold before departing for Rome.
Your Local Specialist takes you on a guided visit of St. Peter's Basilica, believed to enclose the tomb of St. Peter. Consider taking an Optional Experience to visit inside the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Your fascinating guided sightseeing tour continues across the River Tiber to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own. Shop in smart boutiques on the Via Ottaviano or throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain.
After breakfast, say 'arrivederci' to Rome and your fellow travellers at the end of a dream holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.