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Countries Visited

England , France , Italy , Switzerland

Tour Itinerary

This amazing escorted vacation in Europe explores the essential destinations in Italy, Switzerland, and France, with a bonus stay in exciting London, England. This amazing escorted vacation in Europe explore the essential destinations in Italy, Switzerland and France. Begin your journey in the eternal city of Rome, with guided sightseeing of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. See Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings and The Last Judgement, and visit St. Peter’s Square and Basilica to see the artist’s only signed sculpture, the Pieta. Imagine gladiators fighting as you near the Roman Forum for a visit to the ancient Colosseum. Continue through Italy to stay in Florence—the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the Academy of Fine Arts to see Michelangelo’s masterpiece, David. Stand before the magnificent cathedral to admire Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise,” and sculptures of Signoria Square. From Florence, travel to Venice, entering the city by private boat. Visit St. Mark’s Square to admire its Byzantine basilica, clock tower, Doges’ Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. See a traditional glass blower create works of art, and enjoy an authentic pasta dinner and a private water-taxi ride on Venezia’s Grand Canal. On to the Swiss Alps! Stop in Bellinzona to sip famed regional Merlot with a wonderful view from Castelgrande. Continue to Lucerne amid the grandeur of the Alps and St. Gotthard Pass. See Lucerne’s Lion Monument to Swiss Guards of the French Revolution, and cross the Chapel Bridge to explore the lovely city. From Basel, take a high-speed train to Paris. Spend two nights in the “City of Light” for sightseeing, a Seine River cruise, and lots of free time to explore. Board your Eurostar Train from Paris to London to enjoy two nights in the exciting city. Sightseeing includes St. Paul’s Cathedral among London’s famous landmarks, and free time to enjoy on your own or with special optional excursions to celebrate your fantastic escorted European vacation.

Welcome to Rome! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and leave the hotel for a welcome dinner with wine at one of Rome’s lively restaurants. (D)

Day 2: ROME.
Guided sightseeing of the Eternal City starts with a visit to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, followed by a visit to monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. Then, enjoy views of other major sites as you drive to the Roman Forum to visit the amazing COLOSSEUM, where gladiators once fought. For those who wish to see it all, an optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore Rome’s famous sites. (B)

A pleasant drive past hilltop towns and the vineyards of Chianti brings you to Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance.” Meet your Local Guide, and visit the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo’s celebrated David. Continue your walking tour through the historic center and stand in awe in front of the magnificent cathedral, admire Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise,” and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. Afterwards, shop for Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry, sold by the ounce. Tonight try out Tuscan specialties during an optional dinner.
Today’s Distance: 211 mi / 340 km (B)

Arrive in Venice, city of romantics, and enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT to visit ST. MARK’S SQUARE. Admire the byzantine basilica, the Clock Tower, lavish Doges’ Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. Also watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. Time to wander through the narrow streets with their numerous shops at your own pace and you may wish to join an optional gondola ride. A PASTA DINNER has been prepared for you at a local restaurant, followed by a [LF] PRIVATE WATER-TAXI ride along the Grand Canal as a proper arrivederci on your last night in Italy.
Today’s Distance: 174 mi / 280 km (B,D)

Enter the Swiss Alps and stop in Bellinzona. [LF] Ride the elevator to the COURTYARD of Castelgrande, part of the fortifications dating back to the Middle Ages and today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a spectacular panoramic view and a light lunch with local specialties and the delicious Merlot wine for which the Ticino area is famous. On your way to Lucerne marvel at the towering majesty of the Swiss Alps and St. Gotthard.
Today’s Distance: 342 mi / 550 km (B,L)

Join your Tour Director for a pleasant walk and admire Thorwaldsen’s impressive LION MONUMENT, dedicated to the Swiss Guards who protected the Royal House of France during the French Revolution. Walk along ornate patrician houses of the walled Old Town, then cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church, the first large baroque church built in Switzerland on the north side of the Alps. Shop for Swiss watches or chocolates, and to make the most of your stay, choose from a selection of optional activities: climb Mount Pilatus or take a cruise on the fjord-like lake. Why not sign up for a folklore party with yodeling and alphorn blowing for a first-hand impression of Alpine merrymaking? (B)

Leave Basel and board the high-speed TGV TRAIN to Paris. In the afternoon, an optional excursion to the Louvre Museum with the Mona Lisa is available, and later, don’t miss an optional dinner and show at the famous Moulin Rouge!
Today’s Distance: 404 mi / 650 km (B)

Day 8: PARIS.
This morning take advantage of an optional excursion to the lavish baroque Palace and Gardens of Versailles. Later, discover the world capital of chic and style with a Local Guide and admire its most renowned sites: the Opéra, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysées, and more. During your SEINE CRUISE enjoy spectacular views of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Eiffel Tower. Tonight, a farewell dinner awaits at one of Paris’ lively restaurants, the proper way to say au revoir, Paris. (B,D)

Travel by high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN to London, arriving in the afternoon. Why not take in a West End show tonight? (B)

Day 10: LONDON.
Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the most famous landmarks and a visit to ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL, Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece built between 1675 and 1708. Join our optional Taste of London excursion with dinner, followed by a guided illumination cruise on the Thames River. (B)

Day 11: LONDON.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Sightseeing & Activities:

Welcome dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, and the Colosseum

Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square

Private boat ride; visit St. Mark’s Square; glassblower demonstration; pasta dinner at local restaurant; [LF] private water-taxi ride through the Grand Canal

[LF] Visit the Castelgrande courtyard and enjoy a light lunch with wine

Walking tour including the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge

By high-speed TGV train (first-class)

Guided sightseeing, enjoy a Seine cruise, farewell dinner at a local restaurant

By high-speed Eurostar train

Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s CathedralMotorcoach; private water-taxi in Venice; TGV train Basel-Paris; Seine cruise in Paris; high-speed Eurostar train

Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 light lunch in Bellinzona; 3 three-course dinners at a local restaurant in Rome, Venice and Paris

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Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

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Additional accommodations before or after your tour may be available.

Rome: Empire Palace
With a classy, elegant design embellished by valuable architectural elements and precious marbles, the Empire Palace Hotel is a refined 4-star superior hotel located in Rome's historical center, just a few steps from the famous Via Veneto. The hotel was built from the charming spaces of the palace erected in 1870 by the Mocenigo, a noble Venetian family, as their own residence. The Empire Palace features a fine dining restaurant that reinterprets the best Mediterranean cuisine and a suggestive cocktail bar for drinks and aperitifs to be enjoyed in the annexed courtyard. Comfortable and rich in charm, classically furnished with fine finishings, enwrapped in a vintage environment, functional and fully-equipped: all guestrooms offer a comfy stay made of privacy and calm. Different in type and surface area, all guestrooms cater to any need of space and comfort. All rooms have air-conditioning, marble bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, minibar, and safe.
Via Aureliana 39
Roma , Italy
Florence: Starhotel Michelangelo
Modern 7-story Hotel situated downtown, 2 blocks from the Arco River, 800 meters from Central railway station.
Viale F.Lli Rosselli 2
Florence , Italy
Venice: NH Laguna Palace
Modern hotel with conference facilities, moorings for almost 400 boats in adjoining marina; 25 minute shuttle to center of Venice.
Viale Ancona 2
Venice-Mestre , Italy
Lucerne: Astoria
Ideally located in the heart of Lucerne, surrounded by mountains, close to its lake boasting crystal clear waters, the historic old town, and famous Chapel Bridge. All 252 contemporary rooms have a minibar and Wi-Fi. There's a plush cocktail lounge, a stylish café, and a rooftop bar affording city views. Other facilities include a full equipped modern gym.
Pilatusstrasse 29
Lucerne , Switzerland
Paris: Les Jardins du Marais
In the centre of Paris, with 263 rooms and a tranquil garden, this delightful property is composed of nine 19th-century buildings and has 'small village' charm. Facilities include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, a fitness room and Free Wi-Fi access.
74, Rue Amelot
Paris , France
London: Park Plaza Waterloo
One of the newest hotels in central London, the 494-room property is situated within walking distance of top London attractions, including the London Eye, the London Dungeons and the Imperial War Museum. The Florentine Restaurant serves a Brasserie-style menu; the bar features the best of British bubbles and craft beers as well as a range of signature cocktails; and for a relaxing cup of coffee, head to the illy Caffè bar. The hotel also boasts a fitness centre and a heated swimming pool. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for guests throughout the hotel.
6 Hercules Road
London , United Kingdom
London: Park Plaza Westminster Bridge
Situated opposite Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge places guests at the heart of central London. Dining option include Brasserie Joël, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi, 1WB Lounge & Patisserie, and Primo Bar. The hotel also boasts a fitness center with a 15-meter pool and Mandara Spa. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for guest throughout the hotel.
200 Westminster Bridge
London , United Kingdom

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Way to structered & rigid. No time to relax and rest for a couple of hours in the afternoon. O loved what we saw but it felt like Boot Camp.

Kaas our brilliant tour director made the trip more enjoyable than our wildest expectations!! We would always book w Globus because of Kaas alone, his KNOWLEDGE, patience, sense of HUMOR, everything...he was top notch as was everything else including incredible Jordano our driver!!!

Affordable Tours does it right again. My first escorted tour was to Ireland in 2007 and was blown away by the wonderful hotels, expert tour guides, and the care taken from the moment you stepped off the plane until you were flying home. Now, this European tour was absolutely wonderful. The tour guide orchestrated everything, balancing schedule, historical facts, bonding with tour group, and experiencing the culture. I am speechless. Affordable Tours handled all the booking seemlessly especially when I had to change flights because I moved to Indy area. The website was also easy to navigate and I was always kept informed of updated information regarding flights, payments, and addition excursions.

Wonderful European tour covering Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne, Paris and London, covering all important sight seeing places. The tour was well organized and friendly. The hotels and food were wonderful. I will recommend the same tour to my friends.

I am highly satisfied with the trip arrangements Globus did in trip. The tour director made all the difference in making the experience unforgettable. He is such an experienced tour director who was able to expertly guide us in the places we went including adjustment with schedule in such a professional and caring way. He made sure that everybody is taken cared for whether you are joining or not joining extra excursions. From pick up up to send out, he was always making sure everybody is safe and cared for. He even had chocolate Laderach treats for all of us in Switzerland. Our bus driver is such a gentleman and very fatherly, making sure we are safe in boarding on and off the bus. The bus is always clean and smelling good whenever we returned back . He is also such an experienced driver maneuvering such a big beast (bus) in and out of the narrow streets in Rome and wherever we go. We managed to be on time or even earlier in most of our destinations. Such a fine man to be around with. The trip schedules are a bit busy, probably depending on whether how many extra excursions you want to take part of. The Palace of Versailles is a very good replacement for the Louvre considering that it so massive that you cannot enjoy it in such a short time. Guides were also excellent. Especially the one in France and the one who stayed with us the whole day in London. Loved his sense of humor. The highlight for me is the climb to Mt. Pilatus, the extra night tour in Luzern, and the Thames river cruise; that was a relaxing way to spend our last night with the tour family. I will also keep the Rome group picture and the Mt. Pilatus cap as a souvenir of a lifetime. Thank You Globus for making the entire experience unforgettable.

If it\'s your first time to go to Europe, I highly recommend this escorted European tour through Affordable Tours with Globus. My husband and I were very please with our Tour Director, Driver. and Tour Guide in Rome, London and Paris. We were able to see the essential tourist destinations in Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne, Paris and London. I just wish we have a little bit more time for leisure. But other than that, this escorted tour is awesome! All of our hotels are nice, clean and beyond our expectation. The staff were very friendly. We'll definitely book our next tour with Affordable Tours.

Globus is a first rate tour company. Have used them multiple times

Completely happy with Globus, the tour, and the package we received.

I enjoyed the trip very much. A couple of items that I think could be improved. 1: I don't think the cruise portion of the trip should be less than 4 days due to the number of stops and excursions - it is just too packed to get that many stops in and not enough time on each excursion. Especially the Santorini stop - it was a four hour stop, but it took almost 3 hours of the 4 to get off the ship and up to Oia - we only had about an hour in Oia.

Overall the trip was quite good, but quite tiring. Globus used local guides in most cities which gave it a different flavor to the local culture. We did see all the local points of interest indicated in our tour package. We stuck to a fairly tight schedule which allowed the trip to proceed as planned. There were a couple of hotel accommodations in Venice and Lucerne which were below par. We stayed two nights in Lucerne; our hotel room was located in a noisy area near the elevators and the hotel lobby. We got only a couple hours of sleep each night as a result. In Paris, we stayed at a lovely and elegant 5-star hotel. Rome, Paris, and London were great stops on the tour. We could have stayed for a week in each location and not run out of things to see and do. The special dinners in Rome, Lucerne, and Paris were memorable events. We made friends with several couples during this trip, something we wouldn't have done on an ocean cruise. Our tour group of 43 was a mix of several 20 somethings and others in the 50+ category. We meshed together as a group pretty well.

We had a terrific experience for our first time touring Europe. The description in the catalog was right on with what we experienced. The cogwheel/cable car in Lucerne was more than we expected. Our tour guide was very professional, caring, and extremely knowledgeable about our stops. The coach driver also was very professional and a great driver.

A very memorable tour. The tour director is very knowledgeable. She did a wonderful job to ensure our comfort throughout the tour.

The tour was great. The local guides were above average-only one in Rome was just average. Our tour director was beyond great-she was AWESOME! Thank you.

Our tour director was the best! She made sure all our needs were taken cared of. She is a walking encyclopedia of facts, history and trivia about the places we visited. Our bus driver was great too! Driving skills kept us safe to arrive at every destination in one piece. Most of the hotel accommodations were great. Breakfast buffet and all included dinners and lunch were superb. It would be great if some of the optional excursions were included in the guided tours.

We felt like the quality was all we wanted.

I honestly could not say enough good things about our tour guide and our driver! Both were a wealth of knowledge and experience and showed great patience with so many different people. They always made sure we had a great experience in each city we visited and went the extra mile to make sure we saw all of the sites. On top of it all, they had such wonderful personalities and helped our group become almost like family. The local guides, especially in Rome, were amazing.

Several of the accommodations were not good. The room in Paris had a very nasty smell. The room in Luzerne was NOT clean.

Our tour operator was superb! She made the trip so enjoyable and was extremely knowledgeable. There was a lot of bus time which she made bearable by her commentary and the fact that we stopped periodically. Would highly recommend this trip. We saw a lot.

We just arrived from our Essential Europe Trip by Globus operator. The experience was incredible. I and My wife could not ask for better travel experience that offer all those attractions that we would like to seen if we would have go by ourselves. The advantage of booking with affordable travel is that you get the best low price offer in the market since I did call multiple travel agent and they all could not able to compete with the price that affordable traveler gave me. Globus was amazing their staff from tour director to bus driver was fantastic. I and My wife are 25 to 35 years of age and the experience that we had traveling with older generation and younger generation 16 to 21 years was nice. If you wants to see all the attractions in Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne, Paris, and London that, please do not hesitate to book with Globus Essential Europe this going to be a great experience that you will not going to forget. Big thanks to Affordable Tour and Globus to making our experience unforgettable!

Things went smoothly and the accommodations were nicer than I expected. I had been told by friends that Europe's 4 star rating was not equivalent to those ratings in the US but I now disagree with that. The accommodations that we received were top notch. I hope that my next trip will be equally as enjoyable.

A very exciting and well organized trip. Looking forward to planning a trip to Athens through Affordable Tours and Globus.

Everything went great until we hit London. From there things kind of fell apart.

The tour director was wonderful. If I went on another tour I would hope to get her. All the other staff was great also. Those that helped me book the trip was also great. Will use your company again

Accommodations - some of the rooms were much smaller than I expected. Our Globus tour director for Italy, Switzerland and Paris was fantastic - I cannot give him enough praises! 

Only the Ambasciatore Hotel in Venice was sub-par while the others met or exceeded expectations. The Mercure Tour Eiffel in Paris and Grosvenor Victoria hotels in London were spectacular in amenities and location! With the exception of the included breakfasts each morning, which varied in quality and was great and not so great in it's lack of variety, the included meals on tours and excursions were of very low quality. Wish our tour guide would have stayed with us for the entire stay instead of departing in London as he was excellent! Felt a bit disjointed in London with all the different tour guides. Liked the way all ticket fees and baggage gratuities were included and that group reservations allowed us to bypass the lines. Overall a very memorable trip and would not hesitate to book with Affordable Tours & Globus again!

London Globus people were not friendly or very helpful. Did not like the way the last few days were handled in general. We were a group until we got passed off and then were pretty much intermingled with other groups coming and going. Would have been helpful to book excursions from home because Globus let people switch prebooked amount to other excursions if it turned out you didn't want to do it.

Our Tour Director and our Driver were supurb and exceeded our expectations. However, after they left us in London the next 2 days were less than satisfactory. Our evening boat ride was scheduled on the day we arrived and got moved to our last night before leaving causing us to return to the hotel very late and only got 4 hours sleep before leaving the next morning for the airport. Seldom saw the Globus represenative in the hotel and never saw her on the morning we left which caused our trip to the airport to be a bit confusing. Up to the last night we had very good food but the "Taste of London" at the historic pub was terrible and most of it was not edible. I've never complained about my Globus Tours as they have been wonderful. 

I personally think name tags should be provided, and not always the last name, but the first. Our tour had 43 people and trying to remember names became a problem for me and others. My husband got so motion sick that we had to spend the night in Charolette NC in the usa. The coach that took us to the airport went around so many turns he could not keep from getting sick. I understand that the driver had to pick up other people and that is acceptable, slow down. It is also to much information to obsorb in 10 days and that is not your fault, as we picked this trip to see what we wanted to come back and visit. Other wise the trip was good, the hotels were wonderful and all personnel for the trip was helpful, kind and gracious.

This was an easy process. Tickets arrived in plenty of time and there were no glitches whatsoever in the travel experience. We enjoyed the trip immensely!

Tour director with Globus was AMAZING!!!!!! he made the trip unforgettable

Globus Tours was excellent,this was our first Europe Tour and I would definitely book again with Globus through Affordable Tours with my next trip. Everything about Essential Europe Tour is excellent and my husband and I had a very good time. It's worth every penny we spent. Our tour director was very knowledgeable and very professional..

Except for the two Hilton hotels, the hotels were great. Loved our tour guide and our bus driver they were the best. Enjoyed the small size of our group ( what a good mix) I have no complaints and would do it again. Thanks for everything, it went smooth as silk.

This was a wonderful trip. Highly recommend it. A perfect vacation, no problems at all.

My Mom, Aunt and myself had an amazing time during our trip. We thank our agent for all the assistance she had given us in arranging the tour. She is amazing!

We had a great time and everything was so wonderful. We did not like the hotel in Venice and the food at that hotel was NOT good. We loved our tour guide and driver with Globus and would request them for our next trip. I had an allergy to garlic and our guide never forget to give that info. to the food stalf. Thank you all for this great experience!

It was the best experience of my life! It was my first trip to Europe and I will go back, using your services of course!!

The trip was really awesome, the only thing I've notice was Hotel Delfino was not up to par with my expectation and the coffee served were not really hot. Otherwise i would do it again with Globus. Thank you to our tour guide for protecting us every step of the way, we felt lost without him in London. 

Our tour Director was a joy. She was vigilant about our agenda, and I apprecieated that. Loved her knowledge, and experience. Would want her again.

As for Globus our guide was outstanding. Our tour group was small and very friendly My husband and son were more than pleased with the tour. We highly recommend both companies and now we will be going to Spain. Thank you for such a wonderful trip. The memories will last forever.

I was very satisfied with my experience

very nice tour. would recommmend Globus. Hotels were very nice. bus was comfortable.  

Globus tour director was well organized but a most disagreeable person & seemed unhappy in his job. He was very unfriendly, unhelpful & generally arrogant and pompous. I have been on several Globus tours & wouldn't recommend them if all tour directors were like him. Also bus driver never spoke once the entire trip or helped people on/off the bus - he was most unfriendly. It made the tour much less fun than it could have been.

Our tour guide was wonderful, and very helpful.Our driver was excellent, and we all felt very safe with him

The Tour Director and the driver were superb and really made the trip outstanding. The tour was very good and met my expectations. 

The Globus Essential Europe tour was outstanding 

The tour of Europe was spectacular! To see Italy, Switzerland, France & England was a real joy. Our tour director who works for Globus was absolutely wonderful in explaining all of the history of the countries in a very entertaining way. We could not have had a better tour director. Our bus driver was also very helpful to our group & went out of his way to please our group. On a whole, Globus would definitely get my booking again

The trip was a dream come true and Globus took care of everything including your departure confirmation for the flight. Affordable Tours was excellent in every way. Thanks again for helping me make my dream come true.

Our tour director was so nice and she took care of everybody so carefully. So when we had to continue our tour without her in London, we missed her. Globus people at hotel in London were not so helpful and friendly like her. But we really enjoyed our tour from the beginning to the end and we thank to our agent and our tour director very much.

From beginning to end, it was a terrific experience affordable tours and Globus were excellent. I will definitely book through you again and will also use Globus. I will be recommending your company to everyone. Thank you for a wonderful and enjoyable vacation.

Everything went so smoothly and we were very informed and well taken care of, and are now recommending you to everyone.

A fantastic European vacation; great value from Globus, and excellent service from Affordable Tours!

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