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AMAZING ITALY WITH FRANCE

 

DAY 01 — MUMBAI – ISTANBUL – ROME - SORRENTO

Arrive at Rome International Airport.
Depart for Sorrento (Appox 4 hrs)
Arrive at Sorrento and check in at “HOTEL
Sorrento is nonetheless a civilised and beautiful town. Even the souvenirs are a cut above the norm, with plenty of fine old shops selling the ceramics, lacework and intarsio(marquetry items) that are famously produced here.
Sorrento makes a good base for exploring the region's highlights: to the south is the best of the peninsula’s unspoilt countryside, to the east is the Amalfi Coast, to the north lie Pompeii and other archaeological sites, and offshore is the fabled island of Capri.
Rest of the day free at leisure.

 

 

DAY 02 — SORRENTO

Breakfast at the hotel.
Depart for the tour of Positano, Amalfi and Ravello
You will make a first stop to capture one of the most beautiful landscape in the world. Then, you will arrive in Positano to visit the little town with a profound artistic inspiration. After 1 hour stop in Positano, you will continue to Amalfi, driving through the beautiful villages of Praiano, Furore and Conca dei Marini. This will be followed by a stop in Amalfi (2 hours) , the original town of hand-made paper production. After that, you will stop in Ravello (1 hour), a magic land, as described by the most noted travelers and elected a Spiritual Homeland. After Ravello, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Sorrento


 

 

DAY 03 — SORRENTO

Breakfast at the hotel.
You can opt for Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius Tour (optional)
The service runs daily between Sorrento, Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius. With an English speaking assistant on board, your coach will leave Sorrento through the scenic route of the Sorrento peninsula taking stunning views on the bay of Naples. First stop is in Pompeii. You will have the chance to reserve on board through our assistant the guided tour of the excavations, if you wish. After a stop in Pompeii, the coach departs for Mount Vesuvius. It takes the guests up to mt.1000. If the customers wish, they walk the rest themselves upon reaching the crater. Also for the visit to the crater of Mount Vesuvius there's option to reserve the guided visit. Once finished the visit to the crater guests will return back to Sorrento.

 

 

DAY 04 — SORRENTO – FLORENCE

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out from the hotel and you will be met and transferred to Naples station by private vehicle.
Board the train from Naples station.
Arrive at Florence SMN Station and proceed to “HOTEL”
Latter you can proceed for a tour of Leaning tour of Pisa.
You can admire The Leaning Tower (exterior), the Baptistery (exterior) and other beautiful monuments before entering inside the Cathedral (interior).
On the way back from the Tower to Pisa Railway Station you can catch the same bus from the other side of the road.

 

 

DAY 05 — FLORENCE

Breakfast at the hotel.
Depart for Florence Walking Tour. ( 2 Hrs) (optional)
This Walking Tour is ideal for those interested in admiring the monuments which have made Florence so famous for its beautiful architecture. The itinerary includes: San Firenze Square, S. Croce Church (exterior), Signoria Square, Uffizi Gallery (exterior), Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace (exterior), Via Maggio, Ponte S. Trinita, Via Tornabuoni, Strozzi Palace (exterior), Repubblica Square, Duomo (exterior).
Afternoon depart for Ferrari Tour (optional)
An alternative tour to become familiar with three Italian brands: Ferrari, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese.
Don't miss the Ferrari museum in Maranello with cars, images and trophies that have marked the history of the brand. Thrill to the roar of a Ferrari engine and see the well-known "Galleria del Vento" exterior, designed by Renzo Piano, Italy's most famous living architect. The gallery is used to test the aerodynamics and high speed performance characteristics of the "Pranching Horse"cars.

 

 

DAY 06 — FLORENCE

Breakfast at the hotel.
Depart for “THE MALL”
The Mall is a luxury outlet centre created to offer customers products of excellence at extremely advantageous prices located in the heart of Italy, close to the main Tuscan cities. A visit to The Mall, the top brand outlet centre, will be an unforgettable experience.
Or you can depart San Gimignano, Siena and Chianti Tour from Florence (optional)
See and taste Tuscany on this full day tour from Florence to San Gimignano, Siena and Monteriggioni Castle. Discover the best of the Chianti region and savour its delicious local food and wine. By the end of the tour you’ll have visited some of Tuscany’s most compelling places envied by all tourists.

 

 

DAY 07 — FLORENCE – ROME

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out from the hotel and proceed to Florence station.
Board the train from Florence station to Rome.
Arrive at Rome station and proceed to “HOTEL “
Depart for Vatican Museums And Sistine Chapel Tour - Skip The Line (optional)
Discover the wonder that is the Vatican City, one of the most important religious places in the world, and enjoy art and refinement. HIGHLIGHTS: * Skip the line access to the Vatican Museums * Explore the Sistine Chapel

 

 

DAY 08 — ROME – NICE

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out from the hotel and you will be met and transferred to Rome Airport.
Board flight for Nice.
Arrive at Nice Airport and take a taxi to the hotel.
Check in at “HOTEL”
Day at leisure to enjoy Promenade area in Nice.

 

 

DAY 09 — NICE

Breakfast at the hotel.
Early morning you can visit Nice Old (known locally as Le Vieux Nice) is a lovely honeycomb of narrow streets, dotted with beautiful Baroque churches, vibrant squares, shops and restaurants. Do visit Nice's Cours Saleya Flower and Vegetable Market. There are also some great shops on the road leading to the Cours Saleya, including a truffle boutique, the famous Alziari olive oil-themed shop and a wonderful store selling Provençal soaps, gourmet items and household items.
Depart for Nice Hop on Hop off Tour (optional)
See all there is to see in the beautiful city of Nice from aboard an open-top double-decker deck bus. This hop on-hop off bus tour is the very best way of exploring a city, and not only for tourists; even those who have been residing in Nice for a long time could jump onto the bus and discover new corners they never would have thought existed. Behold the ample Garibaldi Square and the stunning Acropolis, or even the ancient beautiful gardens of the Cimiez Monastery and the marvellous Chagall Museum. So climb aboard, relax and enjoy the views from this privileged vantage point.

 

 

DAY 10 — NICE

Breakfast at the hotel.
Depart for Saint Paul de Vence, Gourdon , Grasse and Cannes from Nice (optional)
Come along for a drive through the legendary Cannes, one of the holy cities of independent cinema, and then move on towards the many breathtaking cities and sites that dot this picturesque part of France. This tour is the best way, insofar as a time investment, of getting to know all the gems scattered around this beautiful area.

 

 

DAY 11 — NICE – GENEVA – CHAMONIX

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out from the hotel and take a taxi to the Airport.
Board flight for Geneva.
Arrive at Geneva Airport.
Board the shuttle from Geneva Airport to Chamonix
Arrive at Chamonix and proceed to the “HOTEL”
With the sheer white heights of the Mont Blanc massif as its sensational backdrop, the Chamonix Valley shows the Alps at their most dramatic. First ‘discovered’ as a tourist destination by Brits William Windham and Richard Pococke in 1741, it has become a wintertime playground of epic proportions, more than satisfying the most demanding skiers as well as the après-ski revellers who pack themselves into its boot-stompin’ bars. In summer, lift-accessible highland trails offer thrilling panoramas to hikers, mountain bikers and other high-altitude thrill seekers.

 

 

DAY 12 — CHAMONIX

Breakfast at the hotel.
Attractions:
Aiguille du Midi
Mer de Glace
Musée des Cristaux

 

 

DAY 13 — CHAMONIX – GENEVA – PARIS

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out from the hotel and procced to the Bus station.
Board the shuttle from Chamonix for Geneva Aiport.
Arrive at Geneva Airport and procced to the station to board the train.
Board the train from Geneva Airport to Lausanne.
Arrive at Lausanne Station.
Board the train for Paris Gare Lyon.
Arrive at Paris Gare Lyon station and procced to the hotel by taxi.
Check in at” HOTEL”
Evening Depart for Eiffel Tower (Tickets by Own)
Don’t just see the Eiffel Tower; experience it with this magical tour starting just in time for the sun setting over Paris.

 

 

DAY 14 — PARIS

Morning free at leisure.
Afternoon depart for Louvre Museum Tour - Skip the Line
Built in the late 12th century, the Louvre began its life as a fortress. Today it guards some of the worlds’ most treasured art and antiquities. With 380,000 objects, spanning pre-history until the present century, and 35,000 pieces of art, the Louvre contains something of interest for every taste and inclination.

 

 

DAY 15 — PARIS

Depart for Paris L'Open Tour (optional)
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Paris from the top of the bus as you cruise round the avenues and boulevards on the open top double-decker buses of the Paris L’Open tour. Set your own pace as you hop on and off at any of the 50 stops along the route, to see the city as and when you like.

 

 

DAY 16 — PARIS –MUMBAI

Check out from the hotel and you will be met and transferred to Paris Airport
Board flight for Mumbai.