sunny blue skies behind the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Eiffel Tower, Paris



Italy and France—two of the most beautiful countries in the world—are waiting for you on this Best of Italy & France escorted tour. You’ll spend two nights each in Rome, Venice Island, the French Riviera, and Paris, as well as a night in Florence and Genoa. You’ll enjoy the must-see attractions in each city on your guided sightseeing tours, including the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel in Rome; St. Mark’s Square and Basilica in Venice; the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, home to Michelangelo’s celebrated David; and a Seine cruise in Paris. You’ll stop in Ferrara, where you’ll walk through the medieval Este Castle to the marble cathedral, built in the 1100s; in Pisa to admire the famous Leaning Tower; and in St. Paul de Vence, a picturesque hilltop town where you can explore the art galleries and quaint streets.

On this guided Italy and France tour, you will also have special experiences that bring you inside the destinations. We’ve included special dinners in Rome and Paris, so you can try out local specialties, and we’ve included a stop in Èze, where you will visit a local perfume factory to learn about perfume making. A true highlight is the excursion to Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including a boat ride (weather permitting). Also enjoy an exciting high-speed train ride on the famous TGV train (first class) from Nice to Paris.

From the vibrant cities to the peaceful, blue Mediterranean Sea, this escorted tour of Italy and France is sure to delight all of your senses!



ROME: Welcome dinner at Mino restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica
FERRARA: Walk along Este Castle to the cathedral
VENICE: Private boat ride; guided walking tour, visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration
FLORENCE: Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square
PISA: Marvel at the legendary Leaning Tower
CINQUE TERRE: By boat (weather permitting) with a Local Guide
GENOVA: Orientation, visit Porto Antico
ÈZE: Learn about perfume-making, and receive a souvenir gift
FRENCH RIVIERA: Excursion to St. Paul de Vence
NICE–PARIS: By high-speed TGV train (first-class)
PARIS: A special dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing; enjoy a Seine cruise

Headsets throughout the tour.

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Paris Banks of the Seine
  • Vatican City
  • Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco
  • Historic Centre of Florence
  • Historic Centre of Rome
  • Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands
  • Venice and its Lagoon
  • Piazza del Duomo Pisa
  • Historic Centre of Rome – various properties Vatican City


MEALS INCLUDED: Full buffet breakfast daily; 2 special three-course dinners with wine in Rome and Paris

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