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This is the ultimate (and iconic) whirlwind tour of Western Europe that everyone dreams of. For 14 days, travel primarily by train to roam the streets of Paris and Rome, hike coastal trails in Cinque Terre, try a hand at the famous casino in Monte Carlo, and stretch out on the French Riviera. Cover some serious ground and introduce yourself to your new favourite cities with a group of like-minded travellers.


Duration: 14 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: 2 - Light
Accommodation standard:   Not Rated% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 154226
Starts: London, UK Finishes: Barcelona, Spain
You will visit
  • London
  • Barcelona

Itinerary

01

Day 1: London/Paris

Meet in London before departing for Paris by train.

Additional Notes:
Please refer to joining instructions for more information on where to meet.

Please note the trip departs London in the evening of Day 1 so it is imperative you arrive on time for departure soon after the 5:30pm Welcome Meeting. Please allow plenty of time for the journey to London to allow for any possible delays.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Transport:
Train (3.00 hour(s))

02

Day 2: Paris (1B, 1L)

Explore and discover the “je ne sais quoi” of the City of Lights. Paris has something for everyone and you can use your day here to picnic under the Eiffel Tower, explore the outstanding museums and churches, float down the Seine on a river cruise or people watch at one of the charming cafés.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

03

Day 3: Paris/Interlaken (1B)

Take a train from Paris to Interlaken, a small city in the Swiss Alps with breathtaking scenery.

Transport:
Train (8.00 hour(s))

04

Day 4: Interlaken

Enjoy an orientation walk of Interlaken. Opt to get the adrenaline pumping with some hang gliding, canyoning or whitewater rafting. Explore a nearby glacier or go swimming in a crystal clear lake. Don't miss the nightlife.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

05

Day 6: Interlaken/Rome (1B)

Fashion and people watch on an included orientation walk of Milan. Overnight train to Rome.

Additional Notes:
Please note: If you are interested in seeing Leonardo Da Vinci's most famous artwork, the Last Supper, it is essential that you make a booking in advance for this afternoon (Day 6). You can book either over the telephone or online. The contact details are:

Telephone: +39 02 89421146
Web: www.cenacolovinciano.org.

**Please make your appointment for 3pm onwards (in case of possible delays arriving from Interlaken).**

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Train (3.50-4.00 hours)
Overnight train (beds) (9.00 hour(s))

06

Day 7: Rome

Opt to check out the famous Roman sites from times past like the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican and Pantheon. Don't miss the amazing Italian food, wine and nightlife.

Additional Notes:
It's a good idea to book a ticket to the Vatican online from home or with some advice from your CEO prior to arriving to Rome, as waiting until the day you arrive may well be too late!

07

Day 8: Rome (1B)

Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.

08

Day 9: Rome/Rapallo (1B)

Stop at Pisa to check out the Leaning Tower en route to the beautiful Italian Riviera.

Included Activities:
Leaning Tower of Pisa Visit

Transport:
Train (3.00 hour(s))
Train

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Day 10: Rapallo (1B)

Walk the coastal path between Riomaggiore and Monterosso or opt to take the train. Visit charming, colourful towns along the way with an included national park pass and unlimited train ticket.

Included Activities:
National Park Pass and Unlimited Train Ticket

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Day 11: Rapallo/Nice (1B)

Continue to the French Riviera and enjoy an included excursion to Monaco.

Transport:
Train
Train (0.50 hour(s))
Train (0.50 hour(s))

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Day 12: Nice (1B)

Enjoy a free day to take a cycling tour, go for a hike along the coast, or take a day trip to nearby beaches and villages.

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Day 13: Nice/Barcelona (1B)

Hop on a flight and finish up in Barcelona.

Transport:
Plane (2.00 hour(s))

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Day 14: Barcelona

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Picnic in front of Eiffel Tower
    • Visit to the Leaning Tower of Pisa
    • Visit to Monaco
    • Orientation walks in Interlaken & Milan
    Accommodation
    • Hostels (12 nts, multi-share), overnight train (1 nt)
    Meals Included
    • 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 0 dinners
    Transport
    • Train, public bus, metro, plane, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Dine under the Eiffel tower
  • Sample some of Europe's best cuisines
  • Hike the paths of Cinque Terre
  • Mingle with the locals on the French Riviera
  • Walk by ancient history in Rome.