2021 & 2022 Globus Guided Tours - Globus® Vacation Packages

European Escape (KEFX)

9 Day Tour from Rome to Paris

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On this Escape, you can experience Europe’s most popular destinations without the crowds—and even better—without the high-season prices. Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne, and Paris—these exciting and vibrant cities await you on this thrilling European tour. Guided sightseeing tours will highlight the must-see attractions, including the Vatican Museums with the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum the ancient arena of the Gladiators in Rome; the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, where you will see Michelangelo’s famous David statue; the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, dating back to the 14th century; and a Seine cruise in Paris, where you’ll want your camera ready to capture the magnificent views of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Eiffel Tower.

Other highlights of this guided tour of Europe are a welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Rome, a pasta dinner in Venice, and a stop in the town of Lugano with its sparkling lake surrounded by the Alps. But that’s not all…throughout this European Escape, Globus has arranged VIP access for you. So, you won’t be waiting in long lines to enter the Vatican Museums in Rome or the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. We work behind the scenes to minimize the lines and wait times, so you can maximize the fun. It’s a trip of a lifetime available at a price that screams, “Let’s go!”

Headsets throughout the tour.
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

Single supplement waived for select 2022/2023 Globus Escapes Europe vacations.*
European Escape map
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 Photo Highlights

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full Buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners

 Itinerary

Day 1 ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY

Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

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Day 2 ROME

ROME Guided sightseeing includes the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, and the Colosseum. Free time late afternoon.

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Day 3 ROME–FLORENCE

Scenic drive en route to Florence.
FLORENCE Guided walking tour includes the Academy of Fine Arts and Signoria Square. Free time. 193 mi / 310 km

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Day 4 FLORENCE–VENICE

VENICE ISLAND Private Boat Ride. Orientation includes St. Mark’s Square and the Bridge of Sighs followed by a glassblower demonstration. This evening Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite dinner at a local restaurant. 174 mi/ 280 km

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Day 5 VENICE–LUGANO, SWITZERLAND–LUCERNE

LUGANO Free time before a scenic drive through the Swiss Alps and St. Gotthard tunnel en route to Lucerne. 342 mi / 550 km

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Day 6 LUCERNE

LUCERNE Walking tour includes the Lion Monument, the Old Town, and Chapel Bridge. Free time this afternoon before included dinner at your hotel this evening

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Day 7 LUCERNE–PARIS, FRANCE

Drive through the vineyards of Burgundy with views of beautiful castles and pass the Fontainebleau Forest en route to Paris.
PARIS Free time this evening. Today’s Distance: 423 mi / 680 km

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Day 8 PARIS

PARIS Guided sightseeing includes the Opéra, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysées, and a Seine cruise.

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Paris with a visit to the Palace of Versailles. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus.

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Day 9 PARIS

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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Transportation:

Motorcoach; Private boat ride Venice; Seine cruise Paris

 Tour Director

With GLOBUS, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of a Tour Director. We’d like you to meet one of our Tour Directors, who average over a decade of experience and are representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

CHRIS HEATHERLEY

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

After a brief foray into teaching, my love of travel coupled with a keen interest in history and languages drew me to the role of Tour Director. I find it immensely satisfying to see each individual traveler come to his or her own understanding of the European scene, whilst enjoying the camaraderie of the group experience. Don't forget, travel is one of the few things you buy that makes you richer, with new experiences, insights, understandings and fresh perspectives. As members of the tour, not only do we discover the traditions of the countries we travel through, yet also we learn more about ourselves and our common humanity.

Tour Director - CHRIS HEATHERLEY

 Accommodations

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 CAD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 CAD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 CAD)
$$$$ (Over $150)

No Excursions are available at this time.



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