10 Days Discovering the Diverse Cultures & Scenery of Europe
Immerse yourself in the dreamy atmosphere of Europe’s most romantic cities on this exclusive pre-set package, which sweeps you away to Barcelona, Paris, Venice and Rome. Your Europe vacation begins in Barcelona, where you can explore its unique Catalan architecture, including famous buildings by Gaudí, before visiting the enchanting city of Paris. In this romantic capital you will be treated to a VIP city tour, as well as a romantic meal at the Eiffel Tower, before we whisk you to Italy’s Floating City of Venice. Here, you will surely feel the magic and decadence of Venetian culture with a private gondola tour of the most enchanting canals, and we will also treat you to a special food tour. The finale of your Europe vacation will be in Rome, known as the Eternal City. Here, you can walk through years of history and take in the delights of the Vatican Museums, including a special visit to the Sistine Chapel.
With exclusive pre-arranged tours with expert guides, accommodation and private transfers, this is the perfect Europe tour on which to discover the heart of Spanish, French and Italian culture, and truly appreciate the diversity of Europe.
- Private airport transfers and first-class train tickets included as standard
- Paella cooking class in Barcelona
- Cultural tour of Paris, including the world-famous Louvre and dinner at the Eiffel Tower
- Seine River cruise
- Private gondola tour of the Grand Canal in Venice
- Food tour of Venice
- VIP guided tour of the Vatican, including the supreme Sistine Chapel
Places visited: Barcelona (2 nights), Paris (3 nights), Venice (2 nights), Rome (2 nights)
Departure dates and prices: Dates are flexible and customizable for private departures. The package prices start from $2915 per person and each package includes private transfers, first-class train tickets, accommodation (with breakfast) and pre-arranged tours and activities detailed in the itinerary (highlighted above and described below). Packages can be booked with just a 20% deposit. Please refer to the Pricing box at the bottom of the page for more information on pricing and deposits.
Flights: Please note that this package does not include flights. When purchasing your flights from your chosen airline, we recommend that you fly into Barcelona–El Prat Airport and fly out of Rome Fiumicino or Ciampino Airport. If this is not possible for you but you would still like to book this package, please contact us for a customized quote.
Best for… Architecture / Romance / Culture / Leisure / History & Archeology
How to book: You can book this package safely and securely online using the box at the top of the page. Simply select the number of travelers, the star of accommodation you would like and your chosen vacation dates, and click “Book now”. You can also select to pay the full balance or just a deposit.
Day 1: Welcome to Spain!
Experience magic as soon as you arrive in Spain with a private taxi transfer from the airport to your hotel in the heart of Barcelona.
What’s included: Private transfer from the airport to your hotel; accommodation in Barcelona
Day 2: Paella cooking class
No vacation to Spain would be complete without learning the secrets of the perfect Spanish paella. On this special culinary experience, you will learn to prepare a classic Catalonia paella during a three-hour class. Your group cooking class will take place in a private home with a professional chef, who will teach you how to prepare the famous seafood paella through an interactive demonstration. Afterwards, you can sit down with your new friends to enjoy a delicious lunch that you have helped create, accompanied by local wine, Spanish beer or soft drinks.
What’s included: Group paella cooking class; accommodation in Barcelona
Day 3: Bonjour Paris!
It’s time to say goodbye to the wonderful Barcelona, as this morning our smartly dressed driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport. After a short flight, you will arrive in Paris, where a driver will be waiting to greet you and will whisk you in a modern car to your hotel in the heart of this romantic city.
What’s included: Private transfer from your hotel to Barcelona airport; internal flight from Barcelona to Paris; private transfer from Paris airport to your hotel; accommodation in Paris
Day 4: VIP tour of Paris (with the Louvre)
On your first full day in Paris, we will treat you to a VIP driving tour of the city so that you can discover all the magical attractions with a private guide by your side. As a part of the day, you see see the Opera Garnier, the Place Vendôme (a jewel of architecture from the 17th century) and the Palais Royal. You will also be treated to a visit inside the Louvre, before following the Seine River to the Ile de la Cite, where you will enjoy a guided visit to the splendid Notre Dame Cathedral. But that’s not all: this VIP tour of Paris also includes stops at the Marais district, the Latin Quarter, the Pantheon and the Luxembourg Gardens before you enjoy free time for lunch. Your tour then comes to a wonderful finale with visits to the Orsay Museum, the Champs Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe and, finally, the Eiffel Tower (exterior only). With so much to see, this in-depth tour is the perfect way to see Paris in a day!
What’s included: Seven-hour private driving tour of Paris (exterior only); entry ticket to the Louvre; accommodation in Paris
Day 5: Dinner at the Eiffel Tower and Seine River cruise
Today, we have a very special treat for you as we have reserved a table for you at 58 Tour Eiffel – the iconic restaurant inside the Eiffel Tower. With soft lighting and gentle music, you will be able to enjoy delightful city views as you indulge in a decadent Parisian meal. After your tastebuds have been treated to a flavor explosion, your heart will be treated to a romantic one-hour cruise of the Seine River, which runs through the center of Paris.
What’s included: Dinner at the Eiffel Tower; Seine River cruise; accommodation in Paris
Day 6: Welcome to Italy!
It is time to say goodbye to Paris and leave for the one and only Venice – the famous Floating City of Italy. You will be treated to luxury as soon as you arrive in this magical city as you will enjoy a private water taxi transfer from the airport to your hotel on the main island. After some time to settle in at your enchanting hotel, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a private gondola tour of Venice’s most captivating canals, including the famous Grand Canal. A friendly local guide will accompany you on the 30-minute ride to share interesting facts about Venetian history and architecture along the way.
What’s included: Private transfer from your hotel to Paris airport; private water taxi transfer from Venice airport to your hotel; private gondola ride with local guide; accommodation in Venice
Day 7: VIP food tour of Venice
Venice has a food culture unlike anywhere else in Italy – or the world, for that matter. As a trading city, Venice has access to spices and produce from around the world, as well as endless access to fresh, local fish. On this four-hour private culinary tour of Venice, you will discover the heart of Venice through its stomach with a private guide, who will show you the best Venetian markets and tell you all about the local delicacies. There will, of course, be plenty of time to stop and sample Venetian snacks, known as cicheti, making this tour a real treat for foodies.
What’s included: Four-hour private guided food tour; accommodation in Venice
Day 8: Welcome to Rome!
As your Europe vacation comes into its final days, you will have the opportunity to discover the captivating history of Italy’s capital with two nights in ancient Rome. You will travel by first-class train from Venice to Rome, and our professional driver will be waiting for you at the station to take you to your centrally-located Roman hotel.
What’s included: Private water taxi transfer from your hotel to Venice station; first-class train ticket; private transfer from Rome station to your hotel; accommodation in Rome
Day 9: Discover the Enchanting Spirituality of Vatican City
On your first full day in Rome, you will join our expert tour guide on a wonderful journey to the world’s smallest sovereign state and one of the most important stretches of land in the Catholic religion as you cross the border into Vatican City. Start your adventure at the door of St Peter’s Basilica, one of the largest religious buildings in the world and a crowning example of Renaissance architecture, where, once inside, you can discover spectacular art from Michelangelo and Bernini. After enjoying the delights of St Peter’s, you’ll enter the Vatican Museums, which are filled with rare artefacts and priceless masterpieces, including ancient Greek statues and Renaissance frescoes that are simply waiting for you to discover them. At this point, you may feel that the Vatican couldn’t get any more glorious, but we have saved a grand finale! On the last part of this Vatican City tour, as you cast your gaze to the heavens, you will witness the unmatched genius of Michelangelo in the sensational Sistine Chapel. This is a building unlike anything else on Earth, so be sure to take some time to savor it as your detailed tour of the Vatican comes to an unforgettable end!
What’s included: Four-hour private guided tour of Vatican City, with “skip the line” entry, featuring St Peter’s Basilica, the gardens, the museums and the Sistine Chapel; accommodation in Rome
Day 10: And so your dream vacation reaches its end
This morning sees you leave Italy but we will treat you to one last luxury with a private car transfer from your hotel to Rome Fiumicino Airport.
What’s Included: Private transfer from your hotel to Rome Fiumicino Airport
How to book: You can book this package safely and securely online using the box at the top of the page. Simply select the number of travelers, the star of accommodation you would like and your chosen vacation dates, and click “Book now”. You can also select to pay the full balance or just a deposit. Alternatively, if you would like to find out more about this special Italy and Greece vacation, please call our friendly team members at (347)-594-5500 or click here to send us an inquiry.
Please note that the Vatican Museums in Rome are closed on Sundays and religious holidays. In the case of unavailability, alternate itinerary options will be offered.