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Highlights:

Visit Cambridge, Cannes, Edinburgh, Florence, London, Lucerne, Manchester, Milan, Rome, Venice.

Special Remarks:

  • Visit the Gothic Westminster Abbey from the 10th century AD witnessed 16 royal weddings
  • Visit the historic and famous Edinburgh Castle atop the Castle Rock
  • Visit the second-largest football stadium in the United Kingdom - Old Trafford
  • Free breakfasts and Wifi

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    London
  • Day 2
    London - Cambridge - York (293 km)
  • Day 3
    York - Edinburgh - Glasgow (326 km)
  • Day 4
    Glasgow - Gretna Green - Lake District - Manchester (396 km)
  • Day 5
    Manchester - Stratford-upon-Avon - Bicester Village - London (297 km)
  • Day 6
    London - Paris (342 km)
  • Day 7
    Paris - Lucerne (486 km)
  • Day 8
    Lucerne - Milan - Venice (432 km)
  • Day 9
    Venice - Rome (393 km)
  • Day 10
    Rome - Vatican City - Arezzo (184 km)
  • Day 11
    Florence - Pisa - Genoa (268 km)
  • Day 12
    Genoa - Monaco - Grasse - Nice - Cannes - Avignon (588 km)
  • Day 13
    Avignon - Paris (577 km)
  • Day 14
    Paris - London (342 km)
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Day 1 London

After breakfast, we will take a walking tour through London, visiting Big Ben, the House of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, St. James Park, Buckingham Palace, and the River Thames. In the afternoon, we will visit the famous British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral, if we have time. We will also be able to see great views of the Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. We will have many entertainment options available to us in the evening.

Day 2 London - Cambridge - York (293 km)

After breakfast, we will visit the University of Cambridge, one of England's most acclaimed educational institutions. Then, we will proceed to York, where we will see the York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe. We will also visit the city wall that date back to Roman times. Afterwards, we will be able to take some time to wander around.

Day 3 York - Edinburgh - Glasgow (326 km)

After leaving York, we will arrive in Edinburgh in the afternoon. Upon arrive, we will visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. After that, we will continue to City Hall and the Royal Parks. We will also get the chance to stop at the cafe where J.K. Rowling wrote much of the beloved Harry Potter series. Later on, we will continue to Glasgow, where we will spend the night.

Day 4 Glasgow - Gretna Green - Lake District - Manchester (396 km)

In the morning, we will drive to the Lake District. On the way, we will stop in Greta Green, a village in the south of Scotland famous for the number of runaway marriages that seek refuge here. Afterwards, we will reach the Lake District National Park before continuing to Manchester, where we can visit Old Trafford, the stadium that is home to Manchester United.

Day 5 Manchester - Stratford-upon-Avon - Bicester Village - London (297 km)

Today, we will embark on a breath-taking drive that will take us to Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon to see the cobble-stoned streets, drinking dens and old theaters. Later, we will go to Bicester Village, an outlet shopping center.

Day 6 London - Paris (342 km)

Today, we will travel from London to Paris by taking a ferry across the English Channel from Dover to Calais.

Day 7 Paris - Lucerne (486 km)

Today we will board a luxury coach in Paris and enjoy a scenic drive through the French countryside en route to the mountains of Switzerland. Passing through Basel, located at the point where the Swiss, French, and German borders meet, we will eventually reach the lakeside city of Lucerne. Here, we will see the city's famous landmarks, including the Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, and some examples of wonderfully preserved Baroque and Gothic architecture. Afterwards, we will have some free time to shop and take pictures before the tour comes to a close.

Day 8 Lucerne - Milan - Venice (432 km)

In the morning, we'll have more time to take photos in Lucerne. And then, we will head to Milan, IT. First, we will visit Sforza Castle, and then the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Teatro alla Scala. After, we will head to Venice, IT or nearby city for the night.

Day 9 Venice - Rome (393 km)

After breakfast, we will take a tour of Venice, IT by way of its famous canal system. Begin with a waterbus ride to San Marco Island, we will stop at the Piazza San Marco, home of Saint Mark's Basilica, and then see the Bridge of Sighs. Afterwards you'll have a chance to see some traditional Venetian craftwork at close quarters with a demonstration by Murano glassblowers. Of course, the ultimate Venice activity is to take a gondola ride through the Grand Canal, and for most people this optional excursion is a must. We will spend the night in the Rome, IT area.

Day 10 Rome - Vatican City - Arezzo (184 km)

In the morning we will visit Vatican City, VA, home of the Roman-Catholic papacy and the smallest sovereign state in the world. There, we will visit St. Peter's Basilica. Alternatively, you can choose to add on the optional Sistine Chapel tour to view Michelangelo's famous painted ceiling. Next you'll see the famous Trevi Fountain. After lunch, we will tour spectacular Rome, IT. An optional guided tour of the Coliseum, is highly recommended. We'll also get up close to the nearby Arch of Constantine and optional to tour the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs or shop at TYO before journey to Arezzo or nearby city for the night.

Day 11 Florence - Pisa - Genoa (268 km)

Today, we will tour Florence, IT. Begin the day by taking in a wonderful panoramic overview of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Next, we can see a demonstration of the traditional craft of leatherworking at close quarters in a local workshop. From here enjoy a guided walk around Florence's many highlights, including the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno, the Piazza del Duomo and Campanile Tower. Pass the Uffizi Gallery. We will have some free time in Florence before we leave for Pisa, IT to see the Leaning Tower. We will head to Genoa nearby city for the night.

Day 12 Genoa - Monaco - Grasse - Nice - Cannes - Avignon (588 km)

Today we will journey to Monaco. A walking tour takes you to the grand Prince's Palace of Monaco before continuing on to view the 1920s Courthouse, the Cliffside Oceanographic Museum, and the Cathedral. Then travel a little further to visit the famous Fragonard Perfume Factory. Next it's Nice, where you'll stop for lunch to sample some excellent local cuisine and warm-hearted hospitality. Then head to Cannes, FR to take some pictures at the Palais des Festivals. We will spend the night in nearby Avignon.

Day 13 Avignon - Paris (577 km)

Our day will be spent on route from Avignon to Paris. We will arrive in Paris in the early evening.

Day 14 Paris - London (342 km)

In the morning, we will gather in Paris to travel to the Port of Calais, where we will drive through the Chunnel to reach the Port of Dover in England. We will enjoy the beautiful scenery as we make our way to London.

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