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European Dreams(12 Nights)

London, Paris, Zurich, Venice, Florence, Rome

for Family Traveller, Honeymooner

Holiday Overview

Pisa (Photo Courtesy: Saffron Blaze)
Murano Views
Eiffel Tower
Madam Tussauds (Photo Courtesy: Citizen59)
London Eye (Photo Courtesy: Kham Tran)

Highlight itinerary takes you through the most visited cities of the world, London “the city of light”, Paris “the city of Romance”, Zurich “the heart of Europe” and Italy (country well known for Splendid Roman Cultural monuments and Romantic Canals). Discover the most prestigious castles, valleys, cities, peaks and ancient monuments and admire the splendid art and culture of Europe.

Route

London(3) - Paris(2) - Zurich(2) - Venice(2) - Florence(1) - Rome(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 London – Arrival – Day free on your own or take evening London illumination tour with river cruise. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day-2 London – Hop on hop off city tour with Madame Tussaud ticket.
  • Day-3 London – Day free or opt for Stonehenge tour with Windsor Castle and Bath tour.
  • Day-4 London – Paris by Eurostar (2.5 hours train journey) – Evening free on your own or opt for Paris walking tour with Seine river cruise.
  • Day-5 Paris – Eiffel Tower 2nd Level and Seine river cruise.
  • Day-6 Paris - Zurich (5 hours train Journey)– Day free or opt for half day Zurich trolley city tour
  • Day-7 Zurich – Excursion to Mt. Titlis.
  • Day-8 Zurich - Venice (6 hours train). Arrival in the afternoon and Evening enjoy the Gondola ride at Venice Canal.
  • Day-9 Venice – Day free to Enjoy Murano, Burano and Torsello tour. Evening free for shopping.
  • Day-10 Venice – Florence ( Approx. 3 Hours train) – Day free or opt for Florence evening city tour.
  • Day-11 Florence – Half day Leaning tower of Pisa tour and late afternoon board train to Rome (2 hours train approx.).
  • Day-12 Rome – Enjoy hop on hop off city tour of Rome.
  • Day-13 Rome – Departure to airport.
Sightseeing Summary

Florence - Pisa (83.00 kms)

London - Madame Tussads Wax Museum (0.50 kms), London Eye (2.00 kms)

Paris - Eiffel Tower (5.00 kms), Seine River Cruise/ Night Illuminations Bus Tour (20.00 kms)

Rome - Rome Hop on Hop Off Bus Tour (10.00 kms)

Venice - Murano (4.00 kms)

Zurich - Mt. Titlis with the Ice Flyer (91.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - London Departure - Rome
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Distances
  • London to Paris -462 kms (6 hrs)
  • Paris to Zurich
  • Zurich to Venice -584 kms (7 hrs)
  • Venice to Florence -259 kms (3 hrs)
  • Florence to Rome -277 kms (3 hrs)
Route

London(3) - Paris(2) - Zurich(2) - Venice(2) - Florence(1) - Rome(2)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 London – Arrival – Day free on your own or take evening London illumination tour with river cruise. Overnight at hotel. Upon arrival in London, transfer to the hotel by private car. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in London.

Day-2 London – Hop on hop off city tour with Madame Tussaud ticket. Enjoy a Hop-On Hop-Off tour of London. Later, visit the famous wax museum ‘Madame Tussauds’ and world’s largest observatory wheel ‘The London Eye’. In the evening, enjoy one of the Broadway musicals like Warhorse or Shakespeare in Love. (optional). Overnight in London.

Day-3 London – Day free or opt for Stonehenge tour with Windsor Castle and Bath tour. Enjoy and admire the city on your own or opt for Stonehenge, Windsor castle and Bath tour (optional). Your day trip starts with departure from London by coach for the drive just west of the city, where you’ll arrive at your first stop, Windsor Castle. Later Visit the mysterious site of Stonehenge and then take panoramic tour of Georgian Bath with a guide. Overnight in London

Day-4 London – Paris by Eurostar (2.5 hours train journey) – Evening free on your own or opt for Paris walking tour with Seine river cruise. Travel by train to Paris. Eurostar is an experience in itself. On arrival, check into the hotel. Later in the evening, you can take the Illumination Tour of Paris followed by Lido Show (optional). See breath-taking scenes, a real ice rink, 23 sets and 600 sumptuous costumes. The Lido is indeed more specular than ever! Overnight in Paris.

Day-5 Paris – Eiffel Tower 2nd Level and Seine river cruise. Admire and view the best of Paris in a half day tour that covers Eiffel tower – 2nd Level, Enjoy the amazing bird view of city from most spectacular tower in the world. Relax and view the Paris city from amazing Seine River cruise. Don’t forget to take unforgettable pictures of the most romantic city. Overnight in Paris.

Day-6 Paris - Zurich (5 hours train Journey)– Day free or opt for half day Zurich trolley city tour Board train to Zurich (approx. 5 hours train), Get to the heart of Zurich. Zurich as a city offers a unique blend of attractions. Evening opt for Classical Trolley tour of Zurich. Overnight at hotel.

Day-7 Zurich – Excursion to Mt. Titlis. Enjoy the Mt. Titlis with Ice flyer using your swiss pass. Board train till Engelberg and then board the world’s first revolving gondola ‘Rotair’ and take the opportunity to ride the spectacular ‘Ice Flyer’ chairlift and see the ice grotto in the Titlis Glacier Park. Get to experience the “Titlis Cliff Walk” which is highest elevation suspension bridge in Europe.

Day-8 Zurich - Venice (6 hours train). Arrival in the afternoon and Evening enjoy the Gondola ride at Venice Canal. Board train to Venice (6 hours train), transfer to hotel and evening relax Gondola ride at Venice Canal. Overnight in Venice.

Day-9 Venice – Day free to Enjoy Murano, Burano and Torsello tour. Evening free for shopping. Today time to proceed for amazing Murano, Burano and Torcello tour. The islands of Murano are known worldwide for its exquisite glasswork, Burano for lace and Torcello for Venice’s first cathedral. Evening free or opt for amazing walking and sea food tasting tour of Venice including visit to Rialto market and Rialto bridge with many more attractions. Overnight in Venice.

Day-10 Venice – Florence ( Approx. 3 Hours train) – Day free or opt for Florence evening city tour. Board train to Florence (approx. 2 hours train). Evening proceed for half day sightseeing tour of Florence and get yourself familiarized with an amazing city and culture.

Day-11 Florence – Half day Leaning tower of Pisa tour and late afternoon board train to Rome (2 hours train approx.). Enjoy an excursion to Pisa, home of the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Later in the evening board your train to Rome. Overnight in Rome.

Day-12 Rome – Enjoy hop on hop off city tour of Rome. Today enjoy the eternal city’s history, art and architecture on a Hop-On Hop-Off tour. Overnight in Rome.

Day-13 Rome – Departure to airport. Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

Detailed Sightseeing

Florence :

  • Pisa - Popularly known for its wonder of the world- The leaning tower of Pisa. You can make a day's visit to the city from Florence (an hour's train journey). Enjoy the beautiful landscape of endless green hills and the Tuscan sun. The area around the cathedral and tower, Piazza deiMiracoli, is picturesque and one can easily spend several hours admiring the typical roman architecture of the 14th century. Don't forget to walk up the 294-step spiral staircase to enjoy unforgettable views from the top of the tower. It's a good city for strolling and enjoying at a leisurely pace. You can savour a sumptuous meal at one of the oldest and popular Italian restaurants. You'll find traditional food in Al RistorodeiVecchiMacelli, Via Volturno 49, and Antica Trattoria da Bruno, Via Bianchi 12. Caffedell'Ussuro is a historic Pisan cafe opened in 1794.

London :

  • Madame Tussads Wax Museum - Madame Tussauds is one of London's hottest attractions. It's both visually immersive and interactive and should be top of your list when visiting London. As you wander around Madame Tussauds you will stumble across an endless number of famous faces including David Beckham, Kylie Minogue, President Bush, Tony Blair and many more. You can also interact with the model celebrities, for example, you can be there when David Beckham prepares to take one of his famous free kicks and feel the beat of his heart and tremble as the floor vibrates beneath your feet!! Then you can go through to the London Stardome and explore this interactive show dome.

  • London Eye - The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. The EDF Energy London Eye is a major feature of London's skyline. It boasts some of London's best views from its 32 capsules, each weighing 10 tonnes and holding up to 25 people. Offers you a breathtaking experience, with an unforgettable perspective of more than 55 of London's most famous landmarks – all in just 30 minutes!

Paris :

  • Eiffel Tower - The most popular monument in France, the famous Eiffel Tower was designed by engineering genius Gustave Eiffel, has played a vital role to attract tourists year round by its mastery. Enjoy a bird's eye view of the wonderful city from the third floor of the tower. Do not miss the evening view of the Eiffel Tower when the lights jewel the monument making it took its best.

  • Seine River Cruise/ Night Illuminations Bus Tour - Often called as the 'City of Lights', Paris is most beautiful at night. The Illuminations Tour takes you across Paris in an air-conditioned bus to see the main sights of Paris illuminated by wonderful lighting. This guided tour takes you to the Opera, Vendome square, Concorde square, Champs Elysées, L'Arc de Triumph, the Eiffel Tower, the Cité Island, City hall of Paris and Saint Germain des Paris.

Rome :

  • Rome Hop on Hop Off Bus Tour - Rome Hop on Hop off bus tour is the most popular way of exploring Rome. The open top bus tour explores all the major attractions of Rome such as the Colloseum, Circo Massimo, Forum Romanum, The Pantheon. Enjoy the views while listening to guided audio commentary and understand the history of the city. Hop in and hop off as per your convenience to view the monuments, have a meal or go shopping, all as per your mood.

Venice :

  • Murano - Take a Motor launch ride down to one of the Lagoons a kilometre away from the main city to visit the famous glass factory of Italy. You can see how the artists create glass artefacts and purchase the ones that fascinate your eye.

Zurich :

  • Mt. Titlis with the Ice Flyer - A glacial paradise at 9900 ft. height is covered with snow and ice all year long. Visitors can enjoy the gorgeous 360º view from the rotating “ROTAIR” gondola, the world's first rotating cable car that takes you up to Mt. Titlis. (1 and ½ hr from Zurich and 1 hr from Lucerne). One can enjoy the Ice Grotto (a long ice cave) and ride the Ice Flyer (a thrilling chairlift) that takes you closer to the ice crevasses.

Destination Overview

London - London is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. London is a diverse and exciting city with some of the world's best sights and attractions. London is a renowned tourist destinations and travellers from world over arrive for a couple of days in transit, for shopping, for business and as access point for other destinations of UK.

Paris - Paris is capital of France and a common arrival point for International Travellers. Paris is most renowned for its Eiffel Tower and Euro Disney and is the most visited destination of France.

Zurich - Zurich is the lifestyle capital of Switzerland that thrives in ancient history and culture. Zurich is Switzerland's largest city with 50+ museums and over 100 art galleries is home to the world’s most finest and priced art collection.

Venice - Venice is renowned for its canal network within its city and considered one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Its unique character makes it a must visit for all international travellers to Italy.

Florence - Florence is visited for its monuments and is a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of its time and one of the most visited tourist destinations of Italy.

Rome - Rome, the capital of Italy has an history dated about 2500 years ago. It is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and the most popular destination of Italy.

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Distances
  • London to Paris -462 kms (6 hrs)
  • Paris to Zurich
  • Zurich to Venice -584 kms (7 hrs)
  • Venice to Florence -259 kms (3 hrs)
  • Florence to Rome -277 kms (3 hrs)

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Distances
  • London to Paris -462 kms (6 hrs)
  • Paris to Zurich
  • Zurich to Venice -584 kms (7 hrs)
  • Venice to Florence -259 kms (3 hrs)
  • Florence to Rome -277 kms (3 hrs)

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