From Rome to London (5910)

12 Day Tour from Rome to London

2020 Tour Details

From Rome to London, travel to Western Europe’s most famous cities on this European tour. Along the way, see some of Europe’s most iconic sights and witness beautiful scenery.

In Rome, Florence, and Paris, see the must-see sights on your guided sightseeing. In Rome, take a walk around St. Peter’s Square, designed by Brunelleschi and the centrepiece of Vatican City with its Basilica. In Florence, your walking tour features the city’s renaissance center, including Piazza Signoria, home to many ornate and famous sculptures. In Paris, your city tour includes views of the iconic Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées, and Eiffel Tower. You’ll reach the romantic city of Venice by private motorboat with views of St. Mark’s Square. Other iconic sights on this Europe tour are Innsbruck’s Golden Roof, the balcony built for Emperor Maximilian in the early 15th century; Pisa’s Leaning Tower; and Lucerne’s Chapel Bridge, Europe’s oldest covered bridge dating back to 1333.

Throughout this European tour, take in some beautiful landscapes. Enjoy the rolling hills, olive groves, and rural villages in Tuscany. Admire the alpine scenery in Switzerland, including green pastures, rustic chalets and deep blue lakes; Cortina, a well-known Italian ski resort nestled amid the majestic Dolomites, the mountains that turn pink at sunset. In France, drive past some of Burgundy’s most famous vineyards located on gently rolling hills.

From Paris, you’ll ride the Eurostar train to London, with the opportunity to get to know the British capital, a cosmopolitan city that never ceases to surprise.

From Rome to London, this is the perfect way for value-minded travelers to see some of Europe’s most iconic sights!

Headsets throughout the tour.
From Rome to London map

 Photo Highlights

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

  • Historic Centre of Florence
  • Historic Centre of Rome - various properties Vatican City
  • Paris Banks of the Seine
  • Piazza del Duomo Pisa
  • The Dolomites
  • Venice and its Lagoon

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Buffet breakfasts daily; 3 dinners


Notes:

December 21 Departure – Christmas Eve in Venice and New Year’s in London

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY

Check into your hotel. Maybe use your CosmosGO app to explore this lively ancient capital. In the afternoon, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.

Day 2 ROME

The “Eternal City” is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter’s Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum and Circus Maximus. An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 ROME–PISA–FLORENCE

Vistas of rolling hills, austere rows of cypress trees, terraced vineyards, olive groves, and rural villages form the backdrop of your journey through Tuscany. Take a break in Pisa and enjoy a ride on a mini train to see the SQUARE OF MIRACLES and the amazing Leaning Tower. Then, on to Florence.
Today’s Distance: 273 mi/ 440 km

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 4 FLORENCE–VENICE AREA

Birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence was for centuries a leading power. On the included walking tour with an expert Local Guide, discover the landmarks of this amazing city, like Piazza Signoria with the Loggia dei Lanzi, Palazzo Vecchio, and the breathtaking cathedral on Piazza del Duomo. Watch how leather is embossed with gold, and enjoy free time to shop. In the afternoon, drive north across the Po River and spend two nights in the Venice area.
Today’s Distance: 180 mi/ 290 km

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 5 VENICE AREA

Venice is known worldwide for its carnival, its film festival, and its incredible location on the water. Today, reach Venice by private MOTORBOAT to view the Bridge of Sighs, Doge’s Palace, and St. Mark’s Square before visiting a GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP. Don’t miss out on the optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you.

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Day 6 VENICE AREA–CORTINA–INNSBRUCK AREA, AUSTRIA

Leave the plains of the Veneto region behind and drive northward to spot the spectacular peaks of the DOLOMITES. Stop awhile in Cortina to enjoy the grand scenery. Later, cross over the Europa Bridge and Brenner Pass into Austria to reach Innsbruck in time to see the famous golden roof, emblem of the city.
Today’s Distance: 205 mi/ 330 km

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7 INNSBRUCK AREA–LIECHTENSTEIN–LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND

Drive through the valleys and villages of the mountainous Tyrol to the Arlberg Tunnel, descending into Switzerland. Stop briefly in Vaduz, Liechtenstein’s capital. Absorb the majestic alpine landscapes and glimpses of Lake Walen on the way to Lucerne.
Today’s Distance: 196 mi/ 315 km

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 8 LUCERNE

One of Switzerland’s finest cities, Lucerne is nestled amid its snowcapped Alps, surrounded by its lake, and embellished by the clear mountain waters of the Reuss River. Your orientation includes the LION MONUMENT, erected in memory of the 800 Swiss Guards who defended Louis XVI and his wife. Also see the famous wooden CHAPEL BRIDGE. A grand selection of optional activities completes the day: a cable-car ride to the 10,000-foot summit of Mount Titlis; a cruise on the fjord-like lake; or time to shop for an authentic Swiss watch.

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 9 LUCERNE–PARIS, FRANCE

Enjoy vistas of green pastures and rustic chalets, then cross into France and drive past some of its most famous Burgundy vineyards to romantic Paris.
Today’s Distance: 423 mi/ 680 km

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10 PARIS

Paris is a world-class city with more familiar landmarks than almost any other city in the world. This morning, see them during the included city tour with a Local Guide. Later, feel like a French aristocrat on an optional walking tour through the opulent Palace of Versailles.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 11 PARIS–LONDON, ENGLAND

Relax on your EUROSTAR journey to London.
Today’s Distance: 305 mi/ 492 km

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 12 LONDON

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast


Transportation:

Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi; Eurostar train Paris-London; Pisa mini-train ride; canal transfer boat in Venice

 Tour Director

With COSMOS, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of a Tour Director. We’d like you to meet one of our Tour Directors, who average over a decade of experience and are representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

SUZANNE SEVENSTERN

Escorting tours for more than 10 years

As a Tour Director I get to call worldwide famous monuments, breath-taking sceneries and hidden gems of Europe my "office". My job is to make sure your travel experience will be as stress-free, memorable and fun as possible. I'll give you tips and tricks on how to make the most of your trip. What is the best local delicacy? What I love most is being able to play a role in creating wonderful memories, goose-bump moments and tears of happiness!

Tour Director - SUZANNE SEVENSTERN

 Accommodations

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyCosmos site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Rome
Venice
Lucerne
Paris
London

Rome

Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

A tour around the Vatican Museums to admire the beautiful tapestry gallery and the Sistine Chapel with masterpieces by Botticelli and Signorelli. See the "Genesis" and Michelangelo's "Last Judgment".

Price Range: $$

Treasures of Rome and Dinner

Treasures of Rome and Dinner

Enjoy a tour of Rome and relax over a 3-course dinner with dessert, local wine, and authentic Roman atmosphere!

Price Range: $$

Venice

Venetian Dinner

Venetian Dinner

The magic of Venice comes to life as you enjoy an unforgettable evening at one of the city's most celebrated local restaurants.

Price Range: $$

Gondola

Gondola

When in Rome, do as the Romans -- and when in Venice, head right for the gondolas! Hop aboard a traditional gondola for a ride through the magical Venetian canals

Price Range: $$

Venetian Lagoon Cruise with Burano Visit

Venetian Lagoon Cruise with Burano Visit

Experience the floating city from the water as you cruise along the lagoon to charming Burano Island for free time to explore on your own.

Price Range: $

Lucerne

Swiss Folklore

Swiss Folklore

Raise a glass and toast an unforgettable evening of traditional entertainment during this excursion featuring a 3-course feast of local specialties, alphorns, yodeling, and festive Swiss music and dancing.

Price Range: $$

Lake Lucerne Cruise

Lake Lucerne Cruise

Experience the hypnotic beauty of sparkling Lake Lucerne on this enjoyable 1-hour sightseeing cruise.

Price Range: $

Mount Titlis

Mount Titlis

Ride the world's first revolving aerial cableway to the Mount Titlis summit station, where you can lunch, shop, explore the Glacier Cave, cross Europe's highest suspension footbridge, or just marvel at the enchanting alpine views!

Price Range: $$$

Paris

Versailles, Palace of the Sun King

Versailles, Palace of the Sun King

Spend part of your day like a French aristocrat, strolling through the halls and gardens of Louis XIV's opulent Palace of Versailles.

Price Range: $$

City of Light Orientation and Dinner

City of Light Orientation and Dinner

Enjoy a memorable 4-course dinner with wine and a nighttime orientation drive around the glimmering City of Light-the perfect way to experience Paris!

Price Range: $$

London

A Taste of London

A Taste of London

A traditional dining experience followed by a nighttime cruise along the Thames River, viewing some of the capital's most beautiful illuminated sights.

Price Range: $$$



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