Italy, France & England Tour Package
Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destinations : Venice - Florence - Pisa - Rome - Paris - London - Stonehenge - Bath
Day 1Chicago - Venice
This afternoon depart on our selected scheduled airline to Venice with a change of plane in a European city.
Day 02 Venice
Arrive at Venice. Welcome and assistance upon arrival at the airport. Later transfer to hotel Hilton. Enjoy at sunset and late evening gondola ride through small but enchanting Venetian canals.
Day 03 Venice
After breakfast, depart for sightseeing tour of Venice. Saint Mark’s Square is Venice’s undisputed symbol and the most beautiful square in the world. Discover the origins and the history of Saint Mark’s Square and Basilica, the Doge’s Palace with its thousand years of art, history and power as the Hall of the Great Council, the Hall of the Senate and the Hall of the “Collegio” with its famous wall-paintings by Tintoretto, Tiziano and Veronese, bear witness to. There is also a visit of the Prisons and the Bridge of Sighs. Also visit Murano glass factory to see the artistic glasswork display.
Day 04 Venice Florence
After breakfast, depart for Florence by private air-conditioned motor coach. Visit en-route Padua. The city of Padua is considered one of northern Italy's prettiest towns with its arcaded streets and grand piazzas. It is also home to some of the best-preserved Giotto frescoes, Basilica di Saint Antonio. Arrive in Florence and transfer to hotel Westin.
Day 05 Florence
Depart for city tour of Florence. Visit the Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral with its magnificent dome called the Cupola del Brunelleschi, Giotto’s bell tower and the Saint John Baptistery with its famous Ports del Paradiso. Visit the medieval quarters, the Palazzo del Bargello, an art museum. See the Palazzo Vecchio overlooking the Piazza della Signoria, a great open-air sculpture museum. The Uffizi Gallery, the most famous art museums of the world. Continue to Mercato della Paglia or straw market, the famous fountain Il Porcellino, Ponte Vecchio or “Old Bridge.” and the Pitti Palace.
Day 06 Florence Pisa Florence
A full day tour of Pisa will take you on an amazing journey through the beautiful Tuscan countryside famous for its architectural beauty and home of the Leaning Tower.
After the panoramic drive by bus along the banks of the river Arno, explore on a walking tour Piazza dei Miracoli, with the famous Leaning Tower, Baptistery and other important monuments. Visit Chianti, famous for its vineyards, olive groves, churches, farmhouses and castles.
Day 07 Florence Rome
After breakfast, drive to Rome. Arrive and check in at hotel Boscolo. A panoramic night drive around in Rome will introduce you to this world famous city. Drive past Piazza San Bernardo with its Moses’s Fountain, Piazza della Republica, Via Veneto, Palazzo Margherita, Porta Pinciana, Villa Borghese, Trevi Fountain, where we will make a photo stop. Continue drive along Via Quattro Fontane with its Fountains of the Four Seasons; Piazza Venezia, the Memorial to King Vittorio Emanuele II and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Capitoline Hill, the Imperial Forum, the Coliseums, the Palatine Hill, the Aventine Hill, the Circus Maximus and the Tiberina Island, the Gianicolum Hill, for one of the most beautiful and amazing views of the whole city of Rome and the Vatican.
Day 08 Rome
After breakfast, enjoy your tour of Rome visiting Colle Oppio ("Opium Hill") with a panoramic view of the Coliseum. Visit the Coliseum from inside to hear about the bloody past of the amphitheatre as you listen to tales of gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions. Visit Palatine Hill to view the Roman Forum and Nero’s Circus Maximus famous for its ancient chariot races. Walk along the “Via Sacra” or “Sacred Way” which was famous for Roman festivities and triumphal processions. End your walk at the temple where Julius Caesar was cremated.
Day 09 Rome
Explore Vatican, the smallest country in the world and one of the world’s most sacred places of for Roman Catholic Christians with imposing beauty of Saint Peter’s Square. Visit the Vatican Museums. Admire Michelangelo’s famous Creation of Adam inside the Sistine Chapel.
Day 10 Rome Paris
Early morning transfer to airport for flight to Paris. Arrive in Paris and transfer to hotel Intercontinental. Later enjoy the visit to Louvre Museum Tour where you can admire the enigmatic smile of the Mona Lisa and marvel at thousands more precious artworks, including the Venus de Milo.
Day 11 Paris
Enjoy your tour of Paris driving past the Concorde Square, Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe, 16th district, Enjoy the Seine River cruise. See the main monuments of Paris along the Seine: Orsay Museum, Notre Dame de Paris, and Eiffel Tower. Visit the Eiffel Tower the lift will take you to the 2nd floor where you will admire the magnificent view on Paris: Montmartre with the Sacré Coeur, Invalides, or the Arc of Triumph on the Champs Elysées Avenue.
Day 12 Paris
Enjoy the visit to Louvre Museum Tour. Enjoy free admission to the Louvre Museum, where you can admire the enigmatic smile of the Mona Lisa and marvel at thousands more precious artworks, including the Venus de Milo. In the evening enjoy the Moulin Rouge Show with its "Feerie" show with the famous French Can-Can.
Day 13 Paris London
After breakfast transfer to train station for high speed Euro Star train to London. Arrive in London and transfer to hotel Andaz. In the afternoon enjoy touring London’s famous sights such as Windsor Castle overlooking the river Thames, Tower of London, Big Ben, London Bridge, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey to name a few.
Day 14 London
Visit the monumental Stonehenge on the Salisbury Plain an ancient mystery of this rock formation Also visit the City of Bath situated on the banks of the River Avon- a UNESCO World Heritage site, famous for the Roman Baths, which gave the city its name. The Roman era bath complex is well-preserved is also still fully-functioning with water flowing from Britain’s only hot spring.
Day 15 London Chicago
Transfer to airport for flight to Chicago with change of plane in a European city.