Get the best Italy and France have to offer on this tour (with an extension to London). You'll spend two nights each in Rome, Venice Island, Florence, the French Riviera, Paris, and London, as well as a night in Genoa. Enjoy the must-see attractions in each city on your guided sightseeing tours, including Rome’s Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, and the Colosseum, built in the 1st century AD and famous for its gladiator fights; St. Mark's Square and Basilica in Venice; the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, home to Michelangelo's celebrated David; a Seine cruise in Paris with spectacular views of the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral; and London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral, dating back to the 17th century and the wedding site of Lady Diana and Prince Charles. Stop in Ferrara, for a walk through the medieval Este Castle to the marble cathedral, built in the 1100s, and in St. Paul de Vence, a picturesque hilltop town where you can explore the art galleries and quaint streets.
On this Globus Italy and France tour, special experiences will bring you inside the destinations. We've included special dinners in Rome and Paris, to try out local specialties, and a stop in Èze, to visit a local perfume factory and learn about perfume making. A true highlight is the excursion to Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including a boat ride (weather permitting) with a Local Guide. Also, get on board the high-speed TGV train (first class) from Nice to Paris and the Eurostar train from Paris to London.
From the vibrant cities to the peaceful, blue Mediterranean Sea, this holiday to Italy and France—plus an extension to London—is sure to delight all of your senses!