10 Days: European Riviera

10 Days: European Riviera 2018

Italy | France | Spain
Description

10 Days European Riviera Tour MapThis 10-day tour lives up to its name by showcasing the true beauty that the European Riviera has to offer. Start off the tour in Milan, global capital of fashion and design. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

1 night at Ibis Fiera or similar in Milan
1 night at Hotel Mediterranee or similar in Genoa
2 nights at Ibis Style le Cannet or similar in Nice/Cannes
1 night at Holiday Inn Express Marseille or similar in Marseille
2 nights at Hesperia Sant Joan or similar in Barcelona
1 night at Barceló or similar in Valencia
1 night at Holiday Inn Express Alcorcon or similar in Madrid

Meals
  • Enjoy a Continental breakfast Everyday: Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian Dinner in Europe: A Choice of Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Menus
Itinerary
Day 1: MILAN, ITALY (PD)

Arrive in Milan
Welcome to Milan – global capital of fashion and design. On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 15:00 hrs. Overnight in Milan.

Day 2: MILAN & GENOA, ITALY (B,D)

Today, proceed for an orientation tour of Milan. See the glamorous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele shopping gallery. See the breathtaking Duomo, one of the world’s largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals. Some 135 spires and 3,200 statues are crammed onto the roof and into the façade. Later, drive to Genoa, the city of the great navigators of the past, a maritime republic and the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. This “gateway to the Mediterranean Sea” is one of the main ports in Europe. On a guided tour see, its historic center – one of the largest and best preserved in the old continent, the Principe railway station, Piazza Fontane Marose, Piazza Ferrari and Genoa Brignole. Also see the Palazzi dei Rolli and the San Matteo Square. Overnight in Genova.

Day 3: CINQUE TERRE, ITALY & NICE, FRANCE (B,D)

Today, take a train excursion to the stunning Cinque Terre. Set amid some of the most dramatic coastal scenery on the planet, these five ingeniously constructed fishing villages can bolster the most jaded of spirits. A UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997. Drive to Nice, the unofficial capital of the Côte d’Azur, and a must-see for every visitor. A magnet for sun seekers and high-rollers since the 19th century. Tonight, see the wealthy and stunning Principality of Monaca and Monte Carlo by night. Overnight in Cannes/Nice.

Day 4: NICE, FRANCE (B,D)

Today, visit Cannes, home the International Festival of Cinema. Drive along the Boulevard de la Croisette and see the film festival center, where the stars congregate each year. Drive to Eze Village and visit the Fragonard Perfumery, where you will see a demonstration of how perfumes are made. On a guided tour of Monaco & Monte Carlo – see Prince Rainier’s Royal Palace, the Cathedral, the Oceanographic Museum and many more sights as you stroll along the winding streets and pedestrian alleyways of the old town. Enjoy, beautiful views of the splendid harbour and drive along the famous Grand Prix circuit of Monte Carlo (entry will be restricted during Grand Prix Race). Overnight in Nice/Cannes. NOTE: During the Grand Prix your hotel may not be in Nice/Cannes).

Day 5: MARSEILLE, FRANCE (B,D)

Today, drive to Marseille. On an orientation tour, see the Notre-Dame de la Garde which is a Catholic basilica in Marseille, the Old Port, Fort Saint Jean, museums, historical landmarks. Evening is free to explore the town on own. Overnight in Marseille.

Day 6: GIRONA & BARCELONA, SPAIN (B,D)

Today, proceed to Girona – One of the most historic sites in Spain, Girona lies in northeast Catalonia where you have a chance to taste the famous Cava, a sparkling wine which makes this region world famous. Later, we proceed to Barcelona, one of the best spots in the Mediterranean. Due to its superb location on the Mediterranean, its vibrant street life, fascinating Gaudi architecture, superb cuisine and its world famous football team, Barcelona has become among one of Europe’s most popular destinations. Overnight in Barcelona.

Day 7: BARCELONA, SPAIN (B,D)

Today, proceed for a guided city tour of Barcelona. Visit the magnificence of the 14th century gothic cathedral, the unfinished glory of Gaudi’s controversial Sagrada Familia. Stroll through the lively Ramblas, the city’s most spirited street with its colourful flower stalls and markets to the Christopher Columbus monument near the waterfront. Also see Plaza de Cataluna, the largest and busiest square in the city center. Later, visit Camp Nou stadium which is the largest in all of Europe. Do not miss this fantastic opportunity to retrace the footsteps of legendary players from past and present on this tour through Barcelona FC’s Camp Nou football stadium. Overnight in Barcelona.

Day 8: VALENCIA, SPAIN (B,D)

Today, drive to Valencia, the port city which lies on Spain’s southeastern coast. On a guided city tour, see the Town Hall, the Bull Ring, the massive Gateway Towers of Serranos and Quart, and the new Arts and Science Complex designed by the famous Valencian architect Calatrava. Also, see the imposing La Seo Cathedral. Overnight in Valencia.

Day 9: TOLEDO, SPAIN (B,D)

Today, drive to Toledo. On arrival you we proceed to guided tour of Toledo. See the most famous monuments during a walking tour of the city centre, including St. Tome Church, Santa Maria la Blanca Synagogue, San Juan de los Reyes Church, Museo Victorio Macho and the Cathedral. Also, visit sword making factory wherein you will be shown how the swords are made. The factory houses museum of traditional swords. Later, drive to Madrid, capital city of Spain. Overnight in Madrid.

Day 10: MADRID, SPAIN (B)

Today, proceed for a guided city tour of Madrid. See the Royal Palace, Puerta del Sol, Cibeles Squares and Plaza Espana. Drive through the main streets and see the Neptune Fountain, Alcala Street and Gran Via – most popular commercial street for a real taste of Spain. Next, we take you to visit the Royal Palace, residence of the Royal family. The Royal Palace of Madrid is a towering structure that has already 250 years of history and it is considered one of the best in Europe. Your tour ends after the city tour. (Return flight to be booked after 22:00 hrs.)

Return Home with Wonderful Memories
Today, after continental breakfast your ‘European Riviera’ tour ends as you check out of the hotel. We hope you have thoroughly enjoyed your tour of Europe. Write in and tell us how you enjoyed it and give us any suggestions you may have. ‘Adios, Au revoir & Ciao till we meet again!


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – PD=Packed Dinner – D=Dinner
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods • Price valid till 30th Sept. 2018.

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107