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13 Days Madrid To Rome
12 Nights
France, Italy, Spain
Starting from
KES 389849
per person

 

Overview
Madrid 2nts, Zaragoza 1nts, Barcelona 2nts, Avignon 1nts, French Riviera 2nts, Florence 2nts, Rome 2nts

•  City Tour in Madrid, Barcelona, Florence and Rome 

•  Orientation of Zaragoza, Avignon, Monaco and Pisa 

•  Visit the Pont du Gard, the French Riviera, Piazza della Signoria in Florence, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome

•  View the Basilica del Pilar in Zaragoza, the Papal Palace in Avignon, the Palace and Cathedral in Monaco, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo and Ponte Vecchio in Florence and the Colosseum in Rome 

•  See the Royal Palace and Cervantes Monument in Madrid, La Sagrada Fam lia and Las Ramblas in Barcelona and the towns of Orvieto and Orte

 

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    Itinerary

    DAY 1: Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)

    Settle into the passionate embrace of fiery Madrid, your launchpad to an epic journey through Spain, France and Italy with its unforgettable flavours and soulful experiences. Join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive past some of Madrid’s most iconic sites. (WR) Hotel: AC Cuzco


    DAY 2: Madrid Sightseeing

    We join a Local Specialist this morning for a sightseeing tour of the Spanish capital during which we will see the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Spanish royal family, Puerta del Sol and the Cervantes Monument. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure exploring the world’s best collection of Spanish art at the Prado Museum, shopping on the bustling Gran Vía or perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience to the imperial city of Toledo. (BB)


    DAY 3: Madrid ▶ Zaragoza

    We venture to the picturesque banks of the River Ebro and to mystical Zaragoza, whose centuries of heritage have been shaped by the Romans, Moors and Christians. Spend the day delving into this welcoming city’s fascinating history and art. View the Basilica del Pilar, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, wander along the ancient Las Murallas and explore the city’s ancient Roman ruins. (BB, DW) Hotel: Meliá Zaragoza


    DAY 4: Zaragoza ▶ Barcelona Sightseeing (2 Nights)

    Journey through the lush green and golden landscapes of Catalonia to the slopes of Montserrat where we’ll enjoy a memorable Be My Guest lunch at the family run Giro-Ribot winery and learn about the tradition of Spanish sparkling wine. We arrive in Barcelona this afternoon, venturing up Montjuïc in the company

    of a Local Specialist. See the monument to Christopher Columbus and vibrant Las Ramblas, before stopping at Antonio Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia. (BB, BG) Hotel: Tryp Condal Mar


    DAY 5: Barcelona

    Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the indelible sights, sounds and flavours of Barcelona. Indulge in the fantasy world of Gaudí around every turn, meander through the hidden lanes and peaceful squares of the city’s Gothic Quarter or consider joining an Optional Experience to visit the hilltop monastery of Montserrat to see the mystical Black Madonna, the patron saint of Catalonia. (BB)


    DAY 6: Barcelona ▶ Pont du Gard ▶ Avignon

    We journey via the foothills of the Pyrenees into France, visiting the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard. We arrive in the Provençal city of Avignon later this afternoon where we’ll view the Gothic Papal Palace and bridge made famous in the song – surle pont d’Avignon. This evening we dine at our hotel. (BB, DW) Hotel: Novotel Centre


    DAY 7: Avignon ▶ Lourmarin Provençal Market ▶ Monaco ▶ French Riviera (2 Nights)

    Meandering through the picture-perfect wheat and lavender fields of Provence, immortalised in the works of van Gogh and Cézanne, we stop for a Cultural Insight in the Provençal town of Lourmarin. Visit the popular bustling Friday market selling local produce such as wine, olive oil, herbes de Provence and saffron. Later visit the Principality of Monaco, where you will have an opportunity to view the cathedral where Prince Ranier and Grace Kelly were married. This

    evening arrive on the sun-kissed shores of the French Riviera in the scenic city of Nice. (BB)

    Hotel: Novotel Centre Vieux


    DAY 8: French Riviera

    Kick back and enjoy a well-deserved day at leisure on the glorious French Riviera. Soak up the holiday atmosphere or perhaps join an Optional Experience to the nearby hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence, one of the oldest medieval towns in the French Riviera. The experience includes a delicious dinner at a traditional

    restaurant that serves authentic Provençal cuisine. (BB)


    DAY 9: French Riviera ▶ Pisa ▶ Florence (2 Nights)

    We cross the border into Italy and bypass the port city of Genoa, journeying through Pisa and its Square of Miracles where we’ll see the Leaning Tower that bears its name. This evening we arrive in the Renaissance capital of Florence where we will stay for the next two nights. (BB, DW)

    Hotel: Grand Mediterraneo


    DAY 10: Florence Sightseeing

    Join your Local Specialist this morning for a sightseeing tour of magical Florence. View the multi-coloured Duomo and 400-year-old Ponte Vecchio, walk through what was once the political hub of the city, the Piazza della Signoria, a veritable open-air treasure trove featuring wonderful sculptures and palazzi. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, admiring the masterpieces of da Vinci, Botticelli and Michelangelo at the Uffizi Gallery or wander up the stone steps to the Piazzale Michelangelo for spectacular views of the Florence’s iconic cityscape. (BB)


    DAY 11: Florence ▶ Rome (2 Nights)

    We ramble through the rolling hills of Tuscany and Umbria, past the charming hilltop villages of Orvieto and Orte before arriving in Rome, the Eternal City – our home for the next two nights. (BB) Hotel: Crowne Plaza St. Peter’s


    DAY 12: Rome Sightseeing

    Crossing Pont Sant’Angelo, we arrive in the centre of Christianity and see the imposing St. Peter’s Basilica where Michelangelo’s sorrowful Pietà has been admired by millions. We venture into ancient Rome with a Local Specialist and explore the remnants of Roman rule enjoying views of the Colosseum and Circus

    Maximus. On your final afternoon, enjoy some free time at leisure to indulge in la dolce vita. Sit on the Spanish Steps, enjoy a tasty gelato, visit the impressive Vatican Museum to admire the exquisite frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel or toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your speedy return to Rome. This evening marks the end of a magnificent journey through southern Europe. Join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for an unforgettable Farewell Dinner.

    (BB, FD)


    DAY 13: Depart Rome

    For now it’s a fond farewell to Rome and your newfound friends as your holiday through Spain, France and Italy comes to an end. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)


    Available Departure Dates:

    11 May 2019

    18 May 2019

    25 May 2019

    8 Jun 2019

    15 Jun 2019

    22 Jun 2019

    6 Jul 2019

    13 Jul 2019

    20 Jul 2019

    3 Aug 2019

    17 Aug 2019

    24 Aug 2019

    7 Sep 2019

    14 Sep 2019

    21 Sep 2019

     

    Tour Cost
    SGL :-  SINGLE TRAVELLER , DBL/TWIN :-  PER PERSON IN DOUBLE/TWIN SHARING , TPL :-  PER PRESON IN TRIPLE SHARING ,
    CWB :-  CHILD WITH BED , CWOB :-  CHILD WITHOUT BED    
    4 Star (Option 1) - Madrid ( 4 Star ) , Zaragoza ( 4 Star ) , Barcelona ( 4 Star ) , Avignon ( 4 Star ) , French Riviera ( 4 Star ) , Florence ( 4 Star ) , Rome ( 4 Star )

    11/05/2019 - 27/06/2019 (12 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 502948 KES 392419
    22/06/2019 - 04/07/2019 (12 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 499521 KES 389849
    06/07/2019 - 15/08/2019 (12 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 500377 KES 389849
    17/08/2019 - 29/08/2019 (12 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 499521 KES 389849
    24/08/2019 - 03/10/2019 (12 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 506375 KES 395847

    Inclusions

    Airport transfer: Transfers arriving at Madrid airport will operate at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the first hotel. Hotel transfers from the last hotel will arrive at Rome Fiumicino airport at 7am and 9.30am.


    Cruise Connection: This trip ends in a popular cruise port, so you can combine a cruise with a more in-depth guided holiday in Europe.


    Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, USD 150 per person.


    •  12 nights Hotel accommodation


    •  12 hot buff et breakfasts


    •  1 lunch (Be My Guest)


    •  5 dinners with local wine

    Exclusions

    • Visa charges
    • Travel insurance
    • Personal items such as laundry, telephone or mobile service charges, all beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)and other personal expenses
    • Other services not listed in includes listed above
    • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
    • Airfares and Airport taxes
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