8 Day Paris & Rome

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*Not Included:
Italian City Taxes (payable locally), transfers, optional tours and gratuities.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.

Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Please note that this program is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. This program's unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours.

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Optional Tours

Today's tour takes you into the heart of Paris' Old City. Along the drive you'll view such sights as the Capital complex, featuring the Hotel de Ville (City Hall), Bastille Square, and Rue Saint-Antoine. The tour continues to view the Marais District, and on to the Latin Quarter. From here, enjoy a guided tour of Notre Dame Cathedral* and take a boat shuttle to approach and leave the Cite Island (except when the river is overrun). Before returning to Place des Pyramides, admire the geometric design of Vendome Square and the sublime charm of the Old Opera.

*In the event of Mass, your guide will interpret for you the Cathedral's beautiful facade with its 3 Gothic portals; however, he/she will not be permitted to speak inside the Cathedral.

Please note that shorts, skirts or dresses above the knee, and bare shoulders are not acceptable attire inside Notre Dame Cathedral.

Departs from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #3 15 Jul 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $70.00
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Experience Paris’s most beautiful and well-known sights by night as you travel via the Place de la Concorde and continue along the Champs Elysées as far as the Arc de Triomphe. Marvel at the Opera House, the Orsay Museum, and the Luxembourg Palace and Gardens as you take in the "City of Lights." Then, you will board a glass-topped vessel for a delightful one-hour Seine River cruise. Enjoy commentary detailing the many historic monuments lining the banks of the Seine as you cruise. End your tour with a visit to the Eiffel Tower and enjoy a panoramic view of France’s unforgettable capital from the second floor observatory.

From June to August, part of the tour will take place in daylight.

Departs from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Day #3 06 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 $87.00
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Relive the glorious period of Louis XIV, XV and XVI as you pace one of the largest and most influential formal gardens in the world. Today's tour takes you to Versailles Palace to witness the grandeur of French classical architecture. Visit the Palace and extravagant State Apartments, including a guided visit to the Reception Halls, the Queen's Bedroom, and the Hall of Mirrors. You will also have time to walk the palace grounds and formal gardens*, designed by Andre le Notre, at your leisure. En route, you will be prepared for your tour with commentary detailing the history of this magnificent site.

**Please note during April to October entrance to the gardens is not included but can be purchased locally

Departs at 8:45 am from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #4 02 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $103.00
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This morning, depart from Piazza del Risorgimento, in front of Bar-Cafferteria "L’Ottagono", and travel along Via Bissolati and Via Veneto. Pass by Villa Borghese, one of Europe's most elegant parks, and previous estate of the noble Borghese family. The tour continues to the Vatican Museum and Galleries, where you will find galleries of chandeliers, tapestries, geographical maps, the Sobieski Hall and the Immaculate Conception Hall. From here, visit the Sistine Chapel and behold the great frescoes by Michelangelo. Passing through the Vatican Hall, continue to the Basilica of Saint Peter, one of the four major basilicas of Rome, and burial site of its namesake, Saint Peter.

*Due to local events, the opening times of the St. Peter Basilica are subject to change without notice. In the event of a closure, passengers will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica.

*Please note that on Wednesdays during the Holy Father's Audience, the visit inside St. Peter's Basilica will not take place.

*Please note that conservative clothing should be worn when visiting the Vatican, meaning legs and shoulders should be covered.

Departs at 8:30 am from Piazza del Risorgimento. Pick-up from hotel approximately 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Vatican area. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.

Day #6 17 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $75.00
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Today's tour will feature the classic splendor of the Roman Empire. Leave via di San Gregorio at the marble fountain, opposite side of the entrance to Palatine Hill. Continue to the square of the Capitol, where you can climb Palatine and Capitoline Hill to admire the unique sight of the Forum and the Colosseum, one of Rome's most ancient districts. Walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum, the Curia, and the Reggia. Enjoy views of the Temple of Vesta, the Arch of Titus and the Triumphal Arch of Constantine. Continue with an inside tour of the Colosseum, a giant amphitheater used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire.

Departs at 3 pm (Mar 16-Nov 15) and 2.30 pm (Nov 16-Mar 15) from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Archaeological area. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Day #6 02 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $66.00
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This evening, depart Piazza San Bernardo for an illuminated tour of the Eternal City. Along the way to the famous Piazza della Repubblica, enjoy flood-lit views of the Via Veneto, Palazzo Margherita, Porta Pinciana, Villa Borghese, Piazzale Flaminio, Via Flaminia, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Augusto Imperatore, and Via del Corso. Arriving at the Piazza della Repubblica, visit Trevi Fountain, the largest and most exquisite Baroque fountain in Rome. Continue to Piazza Venezia and enjoy charming views of the Capitol, Imperial Forum, Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Aventine Hill, and Circus Maximus. Compliment this fascinating tour of Rome by night with traditional Roman cuisine in a typical restaurant, accompanied by folk music.

Departs from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 45 minutes prior to departure time. Drop-off at hotel if in the city center, or near a taxi stand if your hotel is located outside the city center. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #7 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $102.00
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