The best of Roman France and Italy. From the ancient Lutecia, known today as Paris to tour of Loire Castles, Florence, the world's capital of Renaissance, Michelangelo's David, Sienna, the most beautiful medieval town in Europe to Ancient Rome with Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain
and the State of Vatican with Vatican Museum, St. Peter's Basilica and Castel San Angelo.
Day-1. DEPARTURE CITY-PARIS: Afternoon/overnight flight to Paris.
Day-2. PARIS: Arrival Paris and transfer to the city. Then start with panoramic tour of the capital with several stops. During the tour you will also see: Le Bastille, Luxembourg Garden, Sorbonne University, Latin Quarter, Champ d’ Mars, Champ Elisees, the National Assembly and Place de la Concorde. Then to your hotel in historical Bastille. After check in, supper close to hotel and walking tour along Seine.
Day-3. PARIS: Walk to Marais, the best "secret" of Paris, a labyrinth of cobble-stone streets, old courtyards, posh villas, art galleries, and pastry. shops. View Place de Vosges, the most beautiful palace in Paris before we enter Ille de la Cite, the cradle of Parisian civilization, and place where the Roman army sat up their fist camp. Inside visit of Notre Dame and then along Pont Neuf to Conciergerie Prison from where during the revolution, over 1,350 prisoners including Marie Antoinette and Louis XVII. were sent to the guillotine. Then to Love for inside visit of one of the best art museums in the world. Then along Tuiliers Garden and along Seine to Pont d' Alma and board Bateaux Mouches cruise on Seine.
Day-4. VERSAILLES - NIGHT TRAIN: Board RER train for short ride to the town of Versailles. Then just a short walk to the Palace built by the order of Louis XIV, the "Sun King". See the Royal Chapel, the Drawing Room, the Royal bedrooms, the Guard's Rooms and the courtyard. Lunch in Versailles (instead of dinner in Paris) and then return to Paris for visit of Galleries Lafayette glass Dome on the 7th floor with amazing view over the city. then some free time at this famous department store, before transfer to Gare d'Bercy and board the night sleeper train to Florence (instead of night sleeper train the group can opt for evening flight)
Day 5. FLORENCE: Arrive in Florence and start with a guided city tour . Visit/see: Giotto Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s bronze doors, Piazza de lla Signoria, the Cathedral with Brunelleschi’s famous Cupola, Church of Santa Croce and Ponte Vecchio, the unique Renaissance Bridge with some of the best stores in the world. In the afternoon walking tour to Piazza Michelangelo.
Day-6. FLORENCE: Visit Academia with Michelangelo’s masterpiece David and the creations from Gianbologna, Donatello and other Italian sculptors. Later visit San Lorenzo open air market. In the afternoon an optional visit to Uffizi Art Gallery one of the best art museums in the world.
Day-7. SIENNA EXCURSION: Early morning departure for a short ride through the Tuscan Hills to reach Sienna. During the tour inside the walls, explore one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Europe and the main sites such as: Terzo di Camallia, Terzo di San, Palio race track, Town Hall, Martino, the Fortezza, and the Cathedral with some Michelangelo’s artwork. Late return to Florence.
Day-8. FLORENCE-ROME: Early morning short (1,5 hours) train to Rome. Leave the luggage in your down town hotel and start with guided tour of Ancient Rome. Visit: Colosseum (inside) Arch of Constantine, Titus Arch, Foro Romano (inside visit) Capitoline Hill, and Victor Emanuel Monument. In the evening, join your tour director on walking tour to Trevi Fountain, one of symbols of Rome where you can taste the best gelato in Italy.
Day 9. ROME-VATICAN: Board the metro for a short ride to Vatican. Then start with guided tour of the Vatican Museum with; the Greek Cross Room, Maps Gallery, Rafael's Lodge, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica, with Michelangelo’s masterpiece, La Pieta. In the afternoon visit: Navona Square, Pantheon, Piazza Espagna, and Via Corso.
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Place de la Concorde, Arc d' Triumphe, Louvre Museum, Chateau Versailles, Latin Quarter,
Montmartre, Academia, Duomo, Ponte Vechio, Town Hall, Palio Race Track, Siena Cathedral, Colosseum,
Arch of Constantin, Foro Romano, Trevi Fountain, St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following: