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12 DAYS TOUR TO ITALY & PARIS
- Jun, 25
VISIT: ROME, FLORENCE, PISA, VENICE, PARIS
DAY 1 USA-ROME:
Overnight flight to Rome from U.S.A.
DAY 2 ROME:
Arrive at Rome's International airport. Upon arrival, you will be met and assisted by a Yona Tours representative. Then transfer to your hotel. After dinner, enjoy a panoramic night bus sightseeing tour through the most interesting avenues and squares of the city and spectacular illuminated sights. Then drop off to your hotel.
DAY 3 ROME:
Today walk around the remains of the imposing ancient buildings and get an insight into the life of Roman society, their beliefs, and their social and political life. Visit Piazza Navona, one of the largest squares in the city. Then visit Pantheon, the immaculately preserved and seemingly just a few centuries old, it isn't easy to believe that the structure was finished in AD 128 by Emperor Hadrian. No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Trevi Fountain, perhaps the most spectacular fountain in Rome. Built at the end of one of the famed aqueducts that supplied the Roman empire with water . You will proceed to the Spanish Steps and have some free time for shopping. Next visit the “Coliseum”. The grandest amphitheater in the world will amaze you! The arena floor is where Gladiators actually fought and died in the Colosseum. As you marvel at the great amphitheater around you, your guide will tell stories that will transport you back nearly 2,000 years when vicious sports were the most popular form of entertainment in Rome. The Arch of Titus will be the perfect introduction to the panoramic hill of The Palatine.
DAY 4 ROME-FLORENCE :
Today we add the new attraction to our tour “Villa D'Este” in town of Tivoli. As you explore the grounds of the “Villa D'Este”, your guide will tell you about the history and development of the villa, considered one of the most enchanting sites of the late Italian Renaissance. Once the home of Lucrezia Borgia's son, it is renowned for its spectacular gardens and trees, as well as its waterfalls and fountains, such as the Fontana dell'Ovato and Le Cento Fontane (The Hundred Fountains). Then visit Grand Synagogue and museum of Rome. The Great Synagogue of Rome is large and impressive, dominating the square where it sits, and is of a very eclectic style with the only squared dome in the city. There is a Gallery of Antique Marbles from the synagogues of the ghetto, and a fascinating collection of textiles from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries. There are silver liturgical objects, bound prayer books, and eighteenth-century lamps, jugs, Ark keys, and bowls. Today instead of dinner have a famous Italian full dairy lunch. Then visit Vatican City or have some free time for shopping in Rome Local streets.
DAY 5 , PISA:
Drive north to afternoon drive east to Everyone that visits Italy must see the leaning tower of Pisa, a sublime accident, an icon of cityscape beauty. Experiencing one of the most memorable sights in Europe, some even say one of the Seven Wonders of the World. We tell you why the tower was created, why it’s leaning and what’s being done to save it from toppling over into obscurity. Time permit we will take you for short stop by the beach. (Don’t forget your swimsuit to bring if you are going to beach). Afterward drive to Florence for check in and dinner.
DAY 6 FLORENCE:
Visit “Piazzale Michelangelo” the place that offers panoramic views of Florence and the Arno valley and is a popular spot with locals and tourists. We will have guided tour of amazing city of Florence which includes magnificent Santa Croce Galileo and Machiavelli. Walk through Piazza Signoria, pass by Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio. Continue through Republic Square to the Santa Maria del Fiore 13th century cathedral. After some free time for shopping return to your hotel and prepare for shabbat service and dinner.
DAY 7 FLORENCE:
We will walk to the beautiful grand synagogue of Florence for praying and visiting. Today, we will serve lunch instead of dinner. By afternoon, have some rest before our very compressed tour begin next week.
DAY 8 VENICE :
Today we will take a fast speed train to the amazing city of Venice. Introduction to Venice begins with a walking tour highlighting all the important monuments, from San Marco Square to the Rialto Bridge. We will spend the day in Venice – the most romantic city. You'll learn the history behind the famous landmarks, including the basilica's Byzantine heritage and the adjoining prisons of the Doge's Palace. Then we will get a ferry to Venice’s most famous squares “Piazza San Marco” Called the “Drawing Room of the World”, it is arguably one of Italy’s most famous tourist destinations.
DAY 9 VENICE -PARIS:
This morning we will fly to Paris. Have a panoramic city tour of the exciting Paris city like, Opéra, Place Vendôme, Concorde Square, Arch of Triumph, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Pantheon. Then after dinner we ahead to see the sparkling lights of Eiffel Tower. (by night, the Eiffel Tower puts on a series of miniature light shows that, add extra sparkle to the golden lighting. These sparkling lights make the tower twinkle for five minutes, every hour on the hour between sundown and 1 AM. It takes 20,000 light bulbs installed one-by-one over the course of five months to produce this effect. Because they are all installed individually, they are able to flicker on and off at random to simulate sparkling.) Dinner and overnight in Paris.
DAY 10 PARIS:
Today Enjoy spectacular views of Paris from a panoramic viewpoint of the Eiffel Tower from the second floor. Then we will visit Champs-Elysées Ave for some free time shopping. From the Arc de Triomphe to the Champs-Elysées roundabout, the most beautiful avenue in the world boasts an array of shops and stores interspersed with cinemas, restaurants and cafés. From luxury boutiques to more mainstream retailers like H&M, one of the most famous stores in the world is certainly the boutique Louis Vuitton at the top of the avenue. Afterwards, experience the grandeur of Versailles Palace and Gardens. The Palace of Versailles, known in French as the Château de Versailles, was the royal palace in Versailles for over one hundred years until the King moved back to Paris. It is still a symbol of absolute monarchy in France.
DAY 11 PARIS:
Then our Louvre Museum walking tour begins with a stroll through the commercial area of the museum. The visit continues inside the museum where our guide presents various sections such as the medieval fortress, the modern pyramid, the Egyptian department, and the most reputed masterpieces such as the "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci. Then enjoy a unique personal shopping experience at your free time! Paris is the world capital of fashion. The city of light offers many varieties of department stores, malls, brands and designer shops. In “Galeries Lafayette” you can find luxury brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent. You can also find many more reasonably priced shops such as Zara, Mango, Desutti, Uniqlo. There are items with affordable prices in Paris, enough to satisfy even the most modest budgets. Next stop at the Quai de la Bourdonnais where we board our Parisians boat for a commented cruise along the river Seine.
DAY 12 USA:
Transfer to the airport for your return flight. Arrive at JFK or LAX airport. Plan your next trip with Yona Tours.
Our tour includes:
- AIRLINE TICKETS
Round trip airline tickets from USA-Rome and Paris-USA including domestic flights with airports taxes and fuel charges as specified in the itinerary.
9 nights at the 4*/Superior 1st class hotels or similar include hotel breakfast
9 full kosher dinner and continental breakfast
Arrival and departure transfer airports in Italy and Paris with assistance.
9 Days of sightseeing in a modern air-conditioned bus, according to your program.
- TOUR GUIDE
Services of a licensed Tour Guide on all touring days.
- ENTRANCE FEES
Admission to the attractions and museums.
FROM NEW YORK $5500
FROM LOS ANGELES $5800