17 or 20 days
England, France, Switzerland, Italy, Greece

Go back in time; then go back further. 

London and Paris were great world powers for hundreds of years; their historical significance resonates in Westminster Abbey and Arc de Triomphe. In Rome and Athens, ancient civilizations set the course for Western civilization. You can still walk on the very spots where it all happened, from the Colosseum to the Parthenon.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of London

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
  • Day 4: London • Paris

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Dinner in the Latin Quarter

    Enjoy a Seine River Cruise 

  • Day 5: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 6: Paris • Burgundy • Lucerne

    Travel via Burgundy to the Lucerne region
  • Day 7: Lucerne

    Take a walking tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Lucerne
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne (in season) and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favourite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended). 

  • Day 8: Lucerne • Florence

    Travel to Florence
  • Day 9: Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Basilica of Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 10: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel to Assisi

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 11: Assisi • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to Sorrento 

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

    Snap a photo of seaside Sorrento

  • Day 12: Sorrento region • Rome

    Transfer to Rome
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    Capri

    Capri

    Enjoy stunning views of the Amalfi coastline as you ferry across the Bay of Naples to Capri, where a guided tour will introduce you to the island’s timeless charm. Then, enjoy free time before taking in Capri's spectacular coast by boat. Note: If weather conditions do not permit a cruise, you will explore the towns of Capri and Anacapri with your guide. 

  • Day 13: Rome

    Tour the Roman Forum and the Colosseum with an expert local guide

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 14: Rome • Athens • Delphi

    Fly to Athens

    Travel to Delphi region

  • Day 15: Meteora region • Delphi • Athens

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 

    Return to Athens 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek Evening

    Greek Evening

    Friends, feta, and fresh Mediterranean flavours—opa! Stuff yourself like an olive during a traditional Greek dinner. Then, link arms for a night of music, dancing, and smashing plates. This time-honoured tradition brings Greece’s theatrical culture to life in all the best ways.  

  • Day 16: Athens

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Visit the Acropolis Museum, home to ancient ruins and prehistoric artefacts.

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Athenian Trilogy
  • Day 17: Depart for home

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  • Day 17: Mykonos island

    Depart on a three-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Samos, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers) 

    Explore the Old Town of Mykonos island on your own

  • Day 18: Kusadasi • Patmos island

    Included excursion to Kusadasi island  featuring the city of Ancient Ephesus 

    Explore Patmos island on your own 

  • Day 19: Crete island • Santorini island

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos in Crete

    Included excursion to Oia Village in Santorini  

  • Day 20: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of London

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
  • Day 4: London • Paris

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Dinner in the Latin Quarter

    Enjoy a Seine River Cruise 

  • Day 5: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 6: Paris • Burgundy • Lucerne

    Travel via Burgundy to the Lucerne region
  • Day 7: Lucerne

    Take a walking tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Lucerne
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne (in season) and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favourite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended). 

  • Day 8: Lucerne • Florence

    Travel to Florence
  • Day 9: Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Basilica of Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 10: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel to Assisi

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 11: Assisi • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to Sorrento 

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

    Snap a photo of seaside Sorrento

  • Day 12: Sorrento region • Rome

    Transfer to Rome
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Capri

    Capri

    Enjoy stunning views of the Amalfi coastline as you ferry across the Bay of Naples to Capri, where a guided tour will introduce you to the island’s timeless charm. Then, enjoy free time before taking in Capri's spectacular coast by boat. Note: If weather conditions do not permit a cruise, you will explore the towns of Capri and Anacapri with your guide. 

  • Day 13: Rome

    Tour the Roman Forum and the Colosseum with an expert local guide

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 14: Rome • Athens • Delphi

    Fly to Athens

    Travel to Delphi region

  • Day 15: Meteora region • Delphi • Athens

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 

    Return to Athens 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek Evening

    Greek Evening

    Friends, feta, and fresh Mediterranean flavours—opa! Stuff yourself like an olive during a traditional Greek dinner. Then, link arms for a night of music, dancing, and smashing plates. This time-honoured tradition brings Greece’s theatrical culture to life in all the best ways.  

  • Day 16: Athens

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Visit the Acropolis Museum, home to ancient ruins and prehistoric artefacts.

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Athenian Trilogy
  • Day 17: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 17: Mykonos island

    Depart on a three-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Samos, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers) 

    Explore the Old Town of Mykonos island on your own

  • Day 18: Kusadasi • Patmos island

    Included excursion to Kusadasi island  featuring the city of Ancient Ephesus 

    Explore Patmos island on your own 

  • Day 19: Crete island • Santorini island

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos in Crete

    Included excursion to Oia Village in Santorini  

  • Day 20: Depart for home

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    Louvre; Notre-Dame; Duomo; Assisi Basilica; Sistine Chapel; St.Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Pompeii Roman Ruins; Meteora monastery; Delphi site; Delphi museum; Acropolis, Acropolis Museum

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