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London to Rome Highlights

Operated by: CostSaver

10 Days from $1,795 per person
The Colosseum

Countries Visited

England, France, Switzerland, Italy ...more England, France, Switzerland, Italy

Locations Visited

London, Paris, Lucerne, Venice, Florence ...more London, Paris, Lucerne, Venice, Florence
  1. Day 1 Arrive London (2 Nights)

    Relax after check-in or stroll through London and soak up the unique atmosphere. See the sights, visit a museum or go shopping - the list is endless and the choice is yours.

    hotel Hilton Olympia
  2. Day 2 London Free Time

    Spend today exploring London on your own. See all the sights - from Buckingham Palace to Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Trafalgar Square, the city is brimming with instantly recognizable attractions. Visit museums and galleries, wander through Royal Parks or take the ride of your life on the London Eye. The choice is yours.

    meals Full Breakfast
  3. Day 3 London – Paris (2 Nights)

    This morning meet your Travel Director and travelling companions to board your CostSaver coach and set off from London. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you cross by ferry to Calais in France. Travel past the Somme battlefields in northern France to the glittering capital Paris, your home for the next two nights. Consider a cruise along the Seine in a glass-topped boat.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
    hotel Novotel 14 Porte d'Orléans
  4. Day 4 Paris Orientation and Free Time

    Your morning guided orientation covers many of the city's highlights including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Spend the afternoon as you wish. You might like to round off your Parisian adventure this evening with a spectacular cabaret show.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  5. Day 5 Paris – Lucerne Region

    Today, drive through the Burgundy region where vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see. Pass the fortified town of Belfort and arrive in lakeside Lucerne. Take in views of the 14th-century Chapel Bridge and visit the Lion Monument during your orientation tour. Dine tonight at your hotel.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Ibis Kriens
  6. Day 6 Lucerne Region – Venice

    Traverse the Alps into Italy via the scenic St. Gotthard route and catch a glimpse of Lake Como. Skirt the sprawling commercial capital, Milan, arriving later in the region of Venice, a historically wealthy city built across 118 islands in a scenic lagoon.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Il Burchiello
  7. Day 7 Venice Orientation – Florence

    Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square and see the sumptuous Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop. Afterwards, you might like to take an Optional Experience to Burano Island for a delightful lunch. Cross the Apennine Mountains, arriving later in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Starhotels Vespucci
  8. Day 8 Florence – Rome (2 Nights)

    See the sights during your orientation tour of Florence which includes a stroll to Santa Croce Square. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft before departing for Rome.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
    hotel Ergife Palace
  9. Day 9 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

    Your Local Specialist takes you on a guided visit of St. Peter's Basilica, believed to enclose the tomb of St. Peter. Consider taking an Optional Experience to visit inside the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Your fascinating guided sightseeing tour continues across the River Tiber to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own. Shop in smart boutiques on the Via Ottaviano or throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  10. Day 10 Depart Rome

    After breakfast, say 'arrivederci' to Rome and your fellow travellers at the end of a dream holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
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Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 8 Buffet breakfasts
  • 3 Three-course dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • The services of a Local Host at your London hotel
  • Ferry from Dover to Calais
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • London airport transfer service available to purchase, conditions apply. See link below for airport transfer page
  • Airport transfer is provided on the last travel day. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Dover See the White Cliffs
  • Paris Sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower
  • Lucerne Orientation includes views of the Chapel Bridge and a visit to the Lion Monument
  • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop
  • Florence See Piazza St. Croce
  • Rome Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Colosseum, see the ancient sites and visit St. Peter's Basilica

Dates & Prices
Airfare is not included, but can be added to quote upon request
  • Definite Departure
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Optional Experiences

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Paris

Seine Cruise And Paris Illuminations

Paris at night is a city transformed. Enjoy this superb 'City of Light' on a leisurely cruise along the River Seine. Afterward, as we drive through this amazing city, we’ll stop at some vantage points for you to capture the fascinating sights on camera. In summer, this trip may take place before sunset.
Adult Price: €38

Moulin Rouge Cabaret And Dinner

Enjoy dinner and cabaret, including wine and champagne, at the world-famous Moulin Rouge—the original Paris cabaret. Immortalized by the award-winning film of the same name, this Parisian institution features 60 dancers and entertainers and over 1000 costumes!
Adult Price: €162

Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

One of the oldest and most elegant revue theaters in Paris, Nouvelle Eve is a hidden gem, where you’ll meet the Director and two of the cast members before enjoying a four-course dinner with wine. You will then experience unparalleled Parisian entertainment—including the world-famous Can-Can.
Adult Price: €139

Lucerne

Mount Stanserhorn

We experience one of the greatest scenic highlights Europe has to offer! We climb to the top of Mt Stanserhorn by old-timer railway and the world's only Cabrio cable car. At the peak, there's time to enjoy glorious views of the central Alpine chain, explore the hiking trails or just relax at the panoramic terrace before descending.
Adult Price: CHF.78

Venice

Gondolas and the Grand Canal

Join us for a scenic cruise by private water taxi along Venice's Grand Canal. You’ll admire the magnificent palazzi, as well as catching a glimpse of the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square. Later on, you'll glide gracefully on a gondola along Venice’s dreamy, narrow waterways.
Adult Price: €70

Lagoon Cruise to Burano with Food and Drinks

Join us as we discover the Venetian Lagoon by private boat. You will enjoy a delicious meal with a selection of drinks on the fishermen's island of Burano, famous for its multi-colored houses—a real photographer's paradise.
Adult Price: €71

Florence

Florence's Renaissance Treasures

This trip is all about exploring the jewel in Florence's crown: its Renaissance heritage. You'll visit the Santa Croce church, burial place of Michelangelo, Galileo and Machiavelli. You’ll also see the Duomo and experience first-hand its spectacular design. Signoria Square, the political center of Florence and the original setting of Michelangelo's David, will also be visited.
Adult Price: €37

Rome

Piazzas and Fountains of Rome

Discover the most charming areas in the city with a Local Specialist. Wander through the labyrinth of narrow streets and beautiful squares of Rome's historic center, leading to highlights such as the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon, as well as hidden corners of the Eternal City.
Adult Price: €33

Roman Evening with Dinner

This easy-going evening in Rome begins with a beautiful drive to see amazing city sights. We arrive at one of our favorite restaurants, where you'll enjoy a warm welcome and delicious dinner of local cuisine with drinks and music.
Adult Price: €62

Inside The Vatican & Colosseum

We skip the lines at the Vatican Museums for this tour that shows not just remarkable works of art collected and commissioned over the history of the Papacy, but also Michelangelo’s amazing ceiling frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Later we hear fascinating tales of gladiatorial combat and more on our visit to the Colosseum, again with time-saving VIP entrance.
Adult Price: €81

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Trusted Customer
Sunday, August 4, 2019
Service
Our travel specialist booked our flights for us, in addition to our trip. For us being new to traveling internationally, we didn't know what questions to ask. We wish we would have known to reserve tickets/times at various places like The London Eye, The Louvre, St. Mark's Basillica, etc. Those are some things we would have liked to do while there, but were unable to get into any of them.
Vacation
We had a wonderful time exploring Europe. However, we didn't know about reservations for places like Buckingham Palace, London Eye, Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, etc, so we missed out on all of those experiences. The optional excursion to Burano was our favorite experience of the entire trip! Second favorite was going up the mountain in Lucerne!
Trusted Customer
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Service
I had lots of questions and Barb was able to answer them. Even when I was nervous about doing everything online - she walked me through the process and assured me everything was fine.
Vacation
Our tour guide - Vince - was Fantastic! The local tour guides were very knowledgeable and interactive with us. My kids had a GREAT time.
Calvin Summers
Sunday, October 7, 2018
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It was an awesome trip 🤓
Vacation
For what I experienced, it was well worth the money..
Migdalia Cortes
Sunday, July 1, 2018
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My Sister Gladys and I loved and enjoyed everything from start to finish. For my first experience and trip to Europe, I was very satisfied and impressed with how GET made it so much easier to plan, reserve and receive all documents needed before departing on the trip. Every person I spoke to was very helpful, thoughtful & knowledgeable even whenever a question came up during the planning phase. Our travel director, Brent Cooper and motorcoach driver Pio were the best. Very hospitable, attentive to everyone and kept us all safe & sound while traveling in Europe by motorcoach. Overall, it was a great, adventurous and wonderful trip and YES, God-willing, we plan to book sometime in the near future.
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you so much for your kind words and the wonderful pictures! We couldn't be happier to see that you had an amazing time!
Monday, July 2, 2018
Vacation
The purchase was great and reasonable! I plan on doing another trip with GET God-willing sometime in the near future.
Pamela Ferguson
Sunday, June 18, 2017
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Yes the Travel Director was superb, professional and knowledgeable...
Vacation
I was confused about the extra additional experience and cost
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