In depth discovery of two great cities of Europe. Explore Roman Paris (Lutecia) around Ile de la Cite and Luxembourg Gardens, visit Moufettard market to see French chefs on their daily hunt for fresh products. Explore Galleries Lafayette shopping paradise, sip the cappuccino under the glass dome and admire the art of Paris before we explore Rome and over 30 sites of Ancient and baroque Rome. What a better way to end the tour with testing the best gelato at Trevi Fountain.
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 & PARIS: 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, or join your tour director on walking tour of Montmartre.
Day-5. PARIS OPTIONS TO CHOSE: Walking tour of Latin Quarter led by your tour director or choose one of the excursions like: Vimy Ridge & La Somme, Normandy & Juno Center, Loire Valley Castles, Giverny or Cooking Workshop in famous Ritz
Day 6. PARIS - ROME: Transfer to the airport for your short flight to Rome. Upon arrival start with guided tour of the main sites of Ancient Rome such as: Colosseum (inside visit-no line up), Arch of Constantine, Titus Arch, Foro Romano (inside visit) Capitoline Hill, and Victor Emanuel Monument. Then to your hotel next to Colosseum.
Day 7. ROME-VATICAN: Travel by metro to the State of Vatican. Then start with the guided tour of Vatican Museum with; the Greek Cross Room, Maps Gallery, Rafael's Lodge, Sistine Chapel with the famous ceilings painted by Michelangelo, and St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest catholic church in the world with Michelangelo’s masterpiece, La Pieta. In the afternoon continue with walking tour to visit: Castel San Angelo, created as the burial place for Emperor Hadrian, Navona Square considered as the most beautiful Square in Italy and Pantheon.
Day-8. BAROQUE ROME: Tour the sites of area known as Baroque Rome. Walk along Via Veneto, visit Villa Borgheze, Picio Hill decorated with statues of welthy Roamns, Piazza Poppoli with EgyptianObelisk 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:
Louvre Museum - Versailles Castle - Ille de la Cite - Notre Dame - Latin Quarter - Montmartre -Bateaux Mouches cruise - Les Halles - Mouffetard Market - Colosseum - Forum Romanum - Voctor Emanuel Monument - Trevi Fountain - Piazza Espagna - Vatican Museum - Sistine Chapel - St. Peter Basilica - Castel St. Angelo - Navona Square - Pantheon
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following: