Brief Description of Italy, Spain & France Vacation
These countries share the Mediterranean Sea and they have beautiful vocational and holy trip places and they give the best memories and wonderful unforgettable sights from the ancient construction and history.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kampala / Entebbe|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
Day 1: Arrival In Rome
Arriving depending on your Flight. Pick up at the airport and transfer to the hotel including a short panoramic visit. Dinner and Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 2:Imperial And Baroque Rome
Breakfast at the hotel. Visits of Imperial Rome starting from Campidoglio to the Roman Forum, the area in which religious and public life developed in ancient Rome. The Forum is along with the Colosseum, the largest display of Roman Empire grandeur that can be seen today.
The Palatine, Considered the cradle of the Italian capital and is believed to have been inhabited since 1000 BC. The Triumphal Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum, an imposing construction that, almost 2,000 years old, will take you back in time to discover what was the ancient society of the Roman Empire.
Have Lunch and then proceed with Tour of Baroque Rome including Piazza Navona with its three majestic fountains and a unique atmosphere, Piazza Navona becomes one of the most beautiful baroque squares in the world. Trevi Fountain, the nicest fountain in Rome, Piazza di Spagna with its spectacular staircase and fountain in the shape of a boat, seat of different events and fashion shows. The steps of Piazza di Spagna are one of the best known images of Rome.
The square is located in one of the best areas of Rome. The Pantheon Square allows the Roman Pantheon, the most preserved and influential building of ancient Rome. It is a Roman temple dedicated to all the gods of pagan Rome. As the brick stamps on the side of the building reveal it was built and dedicated between A.D 118 and 125. After visits time for fun and shopping. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 3: Visit To Vatican
Breakfast in the hotel. Morning tour of the Vatican, city-state that located in the heart of Rome. The Vatican City is world famous for being the nerve center of the Catholic Church. We will visit St. Peter’s Square, perhaps the most famous square in the world and one of the most beautiful.
It was built by Bernini in the middle of the 17th century and can accommodate more than 300,000 people. The Metal-Basil of St. Peter is the most important religious building of Catholicism. In it, the Pope celebrates the most important liturgies and its interior welcomes the Holy See.
Visit of Vatican Museums with all their impressive artistic content, cultural and religious. With more than 6 million annual visitors, the Vatican Museums are one of Rome’s main tourist attractions. In its interior are thousands of works of art collected by the Roman Catholic Church for more than five centuries. Considered as the Master piece of Michelangelo, the Sistine Chapel is one of those places that everyone should see at least once in their lives. After visits time for fun and shopping. Lunch, Dinner and Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 4: Visit Barcelona
Breakfast and lunch at the hotel. Last hours in Rome for enjoy ambiance and shopping. After lunch, transfer to Civitavecchia Rome port to board the cruise of Grimaldi Lines that will take us to Barcelona. Dinner and accommodation. Depart at 23.00 hrs. Time for fun. Night navigation.
Cruise: Cruise Roma o Barcelona
Day 5: Transfer From Barcelona - Madrid
Breakfast and lunch in the cruise. Arrival a Barcelona’s port at 19.00 hrs. Transfer to Barcelona Sants train station and depart at in the high speed train to Madrid. Dinner served at train. Arrival at Madrid at 00.00 hrs and transfer with bus to the hotel for accommodation.
Day 6: Visit Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Historic city, and the country’s capital, Madrid is considered one of the top European destinations, right after London and Paris. The historic churches of the city host some of the most important Spanish religious artworks. We will visit its essential sights: Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcalá, Gran Via, City Hall building, Almudena Cathedral, Cibeles Fountain. Lunch in restaurant and rest of the day enjoying ambience, time for fun and shopping. Optional dinner and flamenco show in famous “tablao”.
Day 7: Visit Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Second day of visits of Madrid highlights: Madrid of Austrias, Almudena Cathedral, Plaza de España, Royal Palace and Paseo de la Castellana. Lunch in restaurant and rest of the day enjoying ambience. Optional ·Tour of Bernabeu” (guided tour to Real Madrid Stadium). Dinner. Time for fun dancing salsa in discotheque. Accommodation at the hotel. Hotel: Hotel Catalonia Gran Via (or similar)
Day 8: Transfer From Madrid to Paris
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Atocha Station and depart at 09.30 hrs. With AVE (Spanish high speed train) to Paris. Lunch at the train restaurant. Arrival at Figuers station at 13.39 hrs. and depart to Paris at 14.18 hrs. Arrival at Gare de Lyon station at 19.53 hrs. Transfer to hotel for dinner and accommodation
Day 9: Classic Paris From Arc Of Triumphe To Eiffel Tower
Breakfast at the hotel. Our visits starts from the Arch of Triomphe, one of the most popular attractions in Paris. Inspired by Rome’s Arch of Titus, the Arc de Triomphe is the biggest and tallest triumphal arch in the world. The Avenue of Champs Elysées make up the most beautiful and well-known artery in Paris With multitude of shops and places for shows like the famous Lido.
Later we’ll explore the Place de la Concorde with its impresive obelisk and Trocadero until the Eiffel Tower, the most see in Paris and recognizable monuments around the world. We will admire its unbelieble 360° views of the city and explore the monument. We’ll finish in the architectural complex of the Invalides, where is the tomb of Napoleon, the Invalides National Palace and the Saint Louis Church. Time for fun. Dinner and Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 10: Historical Paris From Notre Dame To Latin Quarter
Breakfast at the hotel. The Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris), the most visited site in Paris (10 million tourists each year), lies in the true heart of Paris. The entrance to the twin towers immortalized by Victor Hugo, rising to a height of 220 foot is from the North Tower. There are 420 spiraling stairs that will eventually bring you all the way up where you will find the cathedral most frightening statues in a very close range. The South Tower will reveal a spectacular view of Paris.
After visit of Pantheon. This building has had several uses in history, now houses the tombs of famous French characters such as Victor Hugo or Marie Curie. Visits of magnificent Luxemburg Gardens and finish in Latin Quarter, the most lively area in Paris includes gardens, churches, notable buildings, ancient and modern, classical universities, museums, and even an out-of-the-ordinary bookstore, a mosque or the remains of a Roman amphitheater. (Optional Dinner and Show in Lido of Paris).
Day 11: Museums And Nightly River Cruise Musée Du Louvree And Bateaux Mouches
Breakfast at the hotel. Today visits of The Louvre Museum, in fact the largest art museum in the world and the home for one of the finest art collections anywhere to be seen including two of the most famous painted woman – the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo just to name two out of the 30,000 exhibits. Free time for lunch, enjoy ambiance and shopping. Paris is fabulous any time of day, but to truly experience the City of Lights, need to explore after dark. On this evening Paris and river tour, you’ll see illuminated attractions by both land and water, including the Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe. Cruise along the Seine to admire Notre-Dame and the Eiffel Tower twinkling in the night. Dinner and Accommodation at the hotel. Hotel: Opera Faubourg Paris (or similar)
Day 12: Departure Day
Breakfast in the hotel. Depending on the departure flight, the last time for sightseeing and shopping. Transfer to airport.