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FROM ST. PAUL'S TO ST. PETER'S - 2019

Tour Code - 5900 12 days - LONDON to ROME From $1999 USD

From London to Rome, travel to Western Europe’s most famous cities on this affordable European tour. Along the way, visit celebrated cities as well as picturesque towns and witness beautiful scenery.

After visiting the British capital, you’ll experience an engineering marvel, the Cross-Channel Tunnel, as you take the Eurostar train from London to Paris.

 In Paris, Florence, and Rome, enjoy a sightseeing tour with a Local Guide, a knowledgeable expert who intimately knows the cities. See the must-see sights, including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and Champs Elysées in Paris; the renaissance historic center in Florence; and Rome’s elegant streets and  St. Peter’s Square, the most important architectural and religious landmark in the world. In Venice, enjoy a boat ride to St. Mark’s Square, one of the most famous squares in the world. In pretty Lucerne, see the Lion Monument, a stone sculpture erected to honor the Swiss Guards killed during the French Revolution, and the wooden Chapel Bridge, Europe’s oldest covered bridge dating back to 1333.

 Marvel at Pisa’s famous Leaning Tower, the Cathedral and the Baptistery on the Piazza dei Miracoli.  But that’s not all…on this Europe tour you’ll also witness amazing scenery. Enjoy views of Burgundy, the French most famous wine-growing area, prosperous farms, and half-timbered villages as you travel between Paris and picture-perfect Lucerne, as well as views of the rolling hills in Tuscany and the lungolago of Lugano

 If you desire to see some of Europe’s most picturesque scenery and famous cities, this value-minded Europe tour is the perfect holiday!

Standard Features

Destinations

  • LONDON
    Visit.
  • LONDON-PARIS
    by Eurostar train.
  • PARIS
    Guided sightseeing.
  • LUCERNE
    Visit.
  • VERONA
    See Juliet's balcony.
  • FLORENCE
    Guided walking tour.
  • INSIDE VISITS AND SPECIAL FEATURES
    Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.
  • PROFESSIONAL TOUR DIRECTOR
    and Host Service in London.
  • TRANSPORTATION
    Touring by private, firstclass, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi; Eurostar London-Paris; canal transfer boat in Venice; Pisa mini-train ride.
  • HOTELS
    Listed below or equivalent. Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel and city taxes, required local taxes, porterage plus any mandatory service and resort fees.
  • COSMOSGO
    Get our mobile app for trip information.
  • HEADSETS
    throughout the tour.
  • MYACCOUNT
    Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions. Visit our website for details and conditions..
  • ROME
    Guided sightseeing.
  • VENICE
    Canal boat ride, glassblowing workshop.
  • MONTECATINI
    Visit.
  • PISA
    See the Leaning Tower.

Meals

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
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3

Buffet breakfasts (B) 3 dinners (D).

Day by Day

  1. ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND
    Check into your hotel. In the afternoon, you may want to start exploring the lively British capital. Uniformed hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

  2. LONDON.
    A full day to savour our rich program of optional activities: take a panoramic tour of London's landmarks, visit the Tower of London, or choose an excursion to Windsor Castle. Tonight, how about dinner followed by a leisurely cruise on the Thames River? (B)

  3. LONDON-PARIS, FRANCE.
    Board the EUROSTAR TRAIN to Paris with your Tour Director. Spend two nights in Paris. (B)

  4. PARIS.
    Paris is a world-class city with more familiar landmarks than almost any other city in the world. This morning, see these sites during the included city tour with a Local Guide. This evening, why not join an optional Parisian dinner? (B)

  5. PARIS-LUCERNE AREA, SWITZERLAND.
    Fascinating, ever-changing scenery greets you today. Enjoy views of Fontainebleau Forest, the wine-growing area of Burgundy, prosperous farms, and tidy, half-timbered villages as you head through the alpine heart of Switzerland to the picture-book Lucerne area. (B,D)

  6. LUCERNE AREA.
    One of Switzerland's finest cities, Lucerne is nestled amid its snowcapped Alps, surrounded by its lake, and graced by the clear mountain waters of the Reuss River. The orientation includes the LION MONUMENT, erected in memory of the 800 Swiss Guards who defended Louis XVI and his wife. Also admire the famous wooden CHAPEL BRIDGE with its splendid frescoes. A selection of optional activities completes the day: a cable-car ride to the 3048-metre (10,000-foot) summit of Mount Titlis; a cruise on the fjordlike lake; and, of course, time to shop for an authentic Swiss watch. (B)

  7. LUCERNE AREA-LUGANO-VERONA, ITALY-VENICE AREA.
    More wonderful alpine scenery awaits as you drive into the mountain ranges that surround the massive St. Gotthard Pass. Once through its great tunnel, start your scenic descent into the warmer and sunnier ambiance of Canton Ticino, then cross into Italy and drive through the Lombardy plains to Romeo and Juliet's Verona, known as "Little Rome" for its splendid amphitheatre still standing in its former glory. Overnight in the Venice area. (B)

  8. VENICE AREA.
    Venice is more like a marvellous film set than a real-life city, with criss-crossing canals, gondolas and water buses, arched bridges, palaces, and busy little piazzas. Your orientation starts with a BOAT RIDE to St. Mark's Square and is followed by a chance to watch Venetian GLASSBLOWERS fashion their delicate objects as they did centuries ago. Don't miss out on the optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you. (B,D)

  9. VENICE AREA-FLORENCE-MONTECATINI.
    Travel south across the Apennines into the gentle and hilly countryside of Tuscany. Enjoy a guided walk through Florence to discover its Renaissance treasures, then continue to Montecatini for an overnight. (B,D)

  10. MONTECATINI-PISA-ROME.
    This morning in Pisa, hop on a mini-train to see the famed SQUARE OF MIRACLES and to view the Leaning Tower. Then, journey south to Rome. Tonight, consider an optional evening drive through the city-a floodlit spectacular of shimmering fountains, magnificent churches, and piazzas-followed by dinner. (B)

  11. ROME.
    The "Eternal City" is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter's Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre ever built and Circus Maximus. An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo's impressive fresco of The Last Judgment. (B)

  12. ROME.
    Arrivederci, Roma - your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Prev Year Available 2019 Tours Next Year
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
29 Mar 2019 09 Apr 2019 $2129 USD $2709 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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12 Apr 2019 23 Apr 2019 $2199 USD $2779 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
26 Apr 2019 07 May 2019 $2259 USD $2839 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
May
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
10 May 2019 21 May 2019 $2339 USD $2919 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
24 May 2019 04 Jun 2019 $2339 USD $2999 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
31 May 2019 11 Jun 2019 $2339 USD $2919 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
07 Jun 2019 18 Jun 2019 $2339 USD $2919 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
14 Jun 2019 25 Jun 2019 $2339 USD $2919 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
21 Jun 2019 02 Jul 2019 $2339 USD $2919 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
28 Jun 2019 09 Jul 2019 $2269 USD $2849 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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05 Jul 2019 16 Jul 2019 $2269 USD $2849 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
12 Jul 2019 23 Jul 2019 $2269 USD $2849 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
19 Jul 2019 30 Jul 2019 $2269 USD $2849 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
26 Jul 2019 06 Aug 2019 $2269 USD $2849 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now
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02 Aug 2019 13 Aug 2019 $2269 USD $2849 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
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16 Aug 2019 27 Aug 2019 $2269 USD $2849 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
23 Aug 2019 03 Sep 2019 $2269 USD $2849 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
30 Aug 2019 10 Sep 2019 $2339 USD $2919 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now
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06 Sep 2019 17 Sep 2019 $2339 USD $2919 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now
13 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2019 $2339 USD $2919 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
20 Sep 2019 01 Oct 2019 $2339 USD $2919 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
27 Sep 2019 08 Oct 2019 $2229 USD $2809 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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04 Oct 2019 15 Oct 2019 $2229 USD $2809 USD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call
11 Oct 2019 22 Oct 2019 $2229 USD $2809 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
15 Dec 2019 26 Dec 2019 $1999 USD $2579 USD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now
Pre/Post City Start Date End Date Single Price
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Twin Price
(from)
Triple Price
(from)
PRE LONDON 01 Nov 2019 31 Dec 2019 $155 USD $90 USD $75 USD
PRE LONDON 01 May 2019 31 Oct 2019 $208 USD $129 USD $113 USD
PRE LONDON 01 Apr 2019 30 Apr 2019 $195 USD $136 USD $106 USD
PRE LONDON 01 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 $147 USD $90 USD $64 USD
POST ROME 30 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2019 $140 USD $97 USD $95 USD
POST ROME 02 Nov 2019 29 Dec 2019 $116 USD $76 USD $75 USD
POST ROME 01 Sep 2019 01 Nov 2019 $140 USD $97 USD $99 USD
POST ROME 01 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 $116 USD $80 USD $81 USD
POST ROME 25 Mar 2019 30 Jun 2019 $140 USD $97 USD $95 USD
POST ROME 02 Jan 2019 24 Mar 2019 $116 USD $76 USD $75 USD
Charge Type Name Price
OPTIONAL Gratuity $96 USD

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