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Paris, Switzerland and Italy

Parisienne polish, pristine Swiss, and Italian opulence

Explore Paris, Switzerland and Italy with your students. Surround yourself with Parisian culture when a local guide shows you the city highlights. Tour the decadent Palace of Versailles. Then Board the TGV to Lucerne, land of Swiss watches and clear mountain air. Next to culturally rich Florence Italy, ancient Rome and the Vatican.

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10 Days
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ParisLucerneFlorenceRomeVatican City
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Title Sit back, relax, and enjoy your flight to Paris!
Day 2 Arrive in Paris
  • Welcome to Paris! Begin exploring the City of Lights, the captivating capital of France.
Day 3 Paris
  • Explore Paris with a local guide A local guide brings you to the Arc de Triomphe, the sweeping Champs-Élysées, and the gold-domed Les Invalides. Admire the interior of Notre Dame Cathedral, famous for its flying buttresses and intricately carved gargoyles.
  • Visit the Louvre Museum Marvel at the art and architecture of the Louvre Museum.
  • Add on: Eiffel Tower Visit This evening, opt to enjoy breathtaking views from atop the Eiffel Tower.
Day 4 Lucerne
  • Board the TGV to Switzerland Hop on one of the world's fastest trains, the TGV, and speed to Switzerland, land of crisp mountain air and finely tuned watches.
  • Swiss Folklore Show Tonight flags are waved and voices are raised in traditional songs and yodels during a Swiss Folklore Show!
Day 5 Lucerne
  • LEAP Swiss Life and Legends
  • Add on: Zurich Visit Zurich this afternoon and discover "downtown Switzerland" on an optional excursion. Explore the city that's home to five world bank headquarters, numerous underground gold bullions, the intriguing altstadt, and beautiful parks and quays. Relax by Lake Switzerland or do shop for unique Swiss products in your free time.
Day 6 Florence
  • LEAP Great Renaissance Debate
  • Journey to Florence Journey south to the birthplace of the Renaissance, an era that revolutionized European society and paved the way for the discovery of the New World.
Day 7 Florence
  • See Florence with a local guide See the marvels of Firenze with a local guide, including the Duomo, Ghiberti's Baptistry doors, the Ponte Vecchio, and the Basilica of Santa Croce. View Michelangelo's David at the Accademia.
  • LEAP Cucina Fiorentina
Day 8 Rome
  • Discover Rome With a local guide, bring the Roman Forum, Arch of Constantine, and the Colosseum to life as you imagine this cultural center as it was 2,000 years ago.
Day 9 Rome
  • See Vatican City with a local guide With a local guide, discover the artistic legacy of Catholicism in the Vatican City with your tour director as you visit sites including the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica.
  • Add on: LEAP Caesar's Gladiators Optional activity.
Day 10 Return Home to the United States
  • Flight to the US Our rewarding and enjoyable tour comes to an end as our Tour Director accompanies us to the airport on our final day.
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