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Jewels of Europe

10 days3 cities
SpainFranceItaly3 countries
Tour rating: 4 / 5, Based on 431 Reviews
Private tour to Spain, France, Italy

Embark on a 10-day private tour of Barcelona, Rome, and Paris, each city offering its unique charm. From Barcelona's vibrant streets to Rome's ancient wonders and Paris's romantic ambiance, indulge in a tailored journey for unforgettable experiences. Discover the essence of each destination with a personalized itinerary crafted for lasting memories.

10 days3 cities
SpainFranceItaly3 countries
From
 $6,689 
Barcelona, Spain
3
days
Spain

Pablo Picasso and Gaudi, a mixture of what is Spanish and Catalan, of modernity and history: all harmonize and describe Barcelona, the city that has always strived to be modern.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
1
day
Arrival to Barcelona

Welcome to the lively capital of Catalonia - Barcelona! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for the check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can either explore the fantastic center of Barcelona on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest before the rich sightseeing program planned for the following day.

2
day
Barcelona Gothic Quarter Tour

After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you on a wonderful half-day walking tour around the most outstanding attractions of Barcelona.

Barcelona obtains one of the biggest and architecturally diverse Medieval districts in Europe. During the city tour you get to see Barcelona's Old Town called "Casc Antic" and its medieval landmarks.

You walk through the maze of old narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter that was formed around the Roman forum. Then you see the Barcelona Cathedral both from the outside and the inside, pass the former Jewish District "Call", the Sant Jaume Square, see the Generalitat Palace and City Hall from the outside, pass the Square of the King and the former Royal Palace.

You then proceed to the Ribera shore district where you see the Santa Maria del Mar church - the former residence of sailors, traders and craftsmen who lived and worked there in the Middle Ages.

The tour finishes on the most vivid street in Barcelona La Rambla, where you can take a rest at one of the open air terraces.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

3
day
Gaudi's Artwork Tour

Following breakfast you meet your private guide and private driver and enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour dedicated to the world-renowned architectural works of Antonio Gaudi.

You start with a visit to the colorful Park Guell, where you spend some time strolling through its mosaic paths and enjoying the great city views.

The day is crowned with a visit to the astonishing Sagrada Familia Basilica - the most brilliant masterpiece of Gaudi that is rightfully considered the most recognizable symbol of Barcelona.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

 

Departure
Following breakfast, you check out and depart from Barcelona.

 

 

Your choice of hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure your amazing stay. We will recommend the best available properties for your travel dates.

Hotel Condes de Barcelona, Barcelona

The Hotel Condes de Barcelona boasts great service, wonderful amenities, fantastic views over breathtaking Barcelona, and a central location. It offers soundproof air-conditioned guestrooms with a TV, free Wi-Fi, coffee/tea making facilities.

plane
Barcelona
Paris
2 h

Embark on a swift plane journey from Barcelona to Paris, as our dedicated drivers ensure smooth airport transfers, making your travel experience hassle-free.

Paris, France
3
days
France

The French capital, Paris is the most beautiful and romantic one of all cities. Dubbed "The Capital of Fashion", it is home to the world's finest fashion designers and a breadth of iconic landmarks, paying ode to more than 15 centuries of history.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
4
day
Arrival to Paris

As they say, Paris is always a good idea! Bonjour and welcome to the most romantic city in the world and the charming capital of France - Paris!

Upon arrival, your driver meets you and takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

5
day
Crème de la Crème of Louvre & the Latin Quarter Exploration

After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you on a full-day walking tour of the two famous districts of Paris: Latin Quarter (5th) and Marais (4th). Your tour of the fabulous capital of France begins with the UNESCO Site Heritage - Banks of Seine river.

Continue to the Latin quarter and taste a Bohemian charm of the medieval narrow streets and stone-paved alleyways. Reach the Ile de la Cite where you see the world’s most famous gothic cathedral - Notre Dame. Walk through the Ile Saint Louis and get closer to more sights: Hôtel de Ville (city hall), Fountain of the Innocents and Palais Royal.

You then proceed with the tour of the Louvre Museum, one of the world’s largest museums, taking advantage of your skip-the-line tickets. You see the crème de la crème collections and the most celebrated works of art, ancient artifacts, Greek sculptures, including the famous Venus di Milo, Winged Victory, and masterpieces of Michelangelo, Eugène Delacroix, Paolo Veroneseand the world’s most enigmatic Portrait of Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. After the tour you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

6
day
Champs-Elysees and Eiffel Tower Districts Tour

Following breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you on a 4-hour walking tour of the Champs-Elysees (8th) and Eiffel Tower (7th) districts.

Today you start with outstanding Places Vendome and Concorde and proceed to the Tuileries Gardens - the oldest park in the city. You get to see one of the most recognizable landmarks with its magnificent glass-domed roof - Grand Palais and smaller but similar Petit Palais, built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900. Step on the most ornate and extravagant bridge in the city - Pont Alexandre III and continue to the Place du Trocadero which is the vantage point of the Eiffel Tower*.

After the tour you may return to the hotel or take an optional boat cruise along the Seine river.

*Note: Tickets to the Eiffel Tower are not included in the city tour due to limited availability. Please, ask your travel specialist about available tickets for your tour date if you would like to include it. Upon request, the tickets can be arranged for a visit to the Eiffel Tower after the guided tour. Your guide would escort you to the Eiffel Tower, where you would have free time on your own for the visit.

 

Departure

After breakfast at your hotel you check out and have a transfer to the airport. 

 

Your choice of hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure your amazing stay. We will recommend the best available properties for your travel dates.

Drawing House

Welcome to Drawing House, where creativity finds its home. Our space is a haven for artists of all levels, providing a vibrant and inspiring environment for unleashing your imagination.

plane
Paris
Rome
2 h

A comfortable plane ride from the capital of France to Rome, Italy, is definitely the most time-saving way to travel between the cities. Our local drivers will take you to the airport and meet you when you land.

Rome, Italy
4
days
Italy

The capital of Italy, Rome, obtains an unrivaled and unfathomable collection of historical treasures. This safe and welcoming region one of the most popular tourist destinations around the globe.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
7
day
Arrival to Rome and City Sightseeing

Welcome to Rome - one of the most charming and heritage rich cities of Italy. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for the check-in.

Then you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and embark on a panoramic walking city tour to see the most famous attractions and hidden treasures of the Italian capital.

You see the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the famous Fountain of the Four Rivers, as well as witness the masterpieces by Bernini, Borromini, and many others.

After the tour, your guide takes you back to the hotel and you have the evening at leisure. 

8
day
Ancient Rome Highlights Tour

In the morning after breakfast, you meet your guide to discover the famous ancient treasures of the Eternal City on a walking tour.

Your first stop today is the iconic Roman Forum, situated on low ground between the Palatine and Capitoline hills, it was the key political, ritual, and civic center of ancient Rome and can be traced 3 thousand years back. Today you can see columns and remains of ancient temples, archs and buildings, such as the Temple of Caesar and the Arch of Septimius Severus, as well as the adjacent Palatine Hill, which was the site of the city’s first settlements.

The next place you discover today is Rome's hallmark site - the Colosseum. Originally known by the name of Flavius amphitheater, it was the biggest and most imposing building of its kind in the Roman world, designed as an arena for the fights of Roman gladiators and could hold up to 70 thousand spectators.

After the tour, your guide takes you back to the hotel and you have the evening at leisure. 

9
day
Vatican Sightseeing  

In the morning after breakfast, you meet your guide and have a transfer to the walled enclave and the world’s smallest independent state - Vatican*.

When inside the Vatican, you visit private apartments of Julius II, Pinecone Courtyard, Gallery of the Maps, Gallery of the Tapestries and Gallery of Candelabra.

Next, you proceed to the Sistine Chapel, where you have enough time to admire Michelangelo's famous frescoes and learn about the intense relationship between Pope Julius II and Michelangelo that drove the artist to create the greatest work of art the world has ever known.

Then your tour continues in the vast open spaces of St. Peter’s Basilica where you see a stunning Pieta - a world-famous work of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo, and Bernini's impressive Papal Canopy, a legacy left to the Basilica by the Barberini family.

The ending point of your tour is St. Peter’s Square, where you can admire Michelangelo's Dome and the gorgeous colonnades designed by Bernini.

Upon your return to the hotel, you have the rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the beauty of Rome on your own.

*Please note: the Vatican is a sacred religious site thus the dress code for visiting it is applied just as when you visit any church in Italy: no shorts – no uncovered knees and shoulders, no backpacks. Due to religious services St. Peters Basilica may be spontaneously closed, thus entrance to St. Peters Basilica may not be guaranteed. 

10
day
Departure from Rome

This is the last day of your tour. After breakfast, your driver meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport.  We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations! 

Your choice of hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure your amazing stay. We will recommend the best available properties for your travel dates.

Hotel degli Artisti

Indulge in the artistic elegance of Rome at Hotel degli Artisti, a boutique gem nestled in the heart of the eternal city. This sophisticated hotel, adorned with contemporary art and luxurious design, offers a haven of comfort and style for the discerning traveler.

What's included

  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of equal value for you.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Note: Сity taxes are not included in the price. This is a small tax (1-5 EUR per person per night) collected by many cities. You will need to pay it at the hotel on checkout.

Note: As a standard, our travel packages include one checked-in bag, one carry-on, and one handbag per person. Please let us know if you require additional luggage beyond our standard allowance. Please note that there may be an additional charge for extra luggage. The charge will depend on the amount and size of the luggage you wish to bring.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, local city taxes and all personal expenses..

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Tour Highlights

  • Immerse in Barcelona's vibrant atmosphere, exploring the historic Gothic Quarter and marveling at Gaudí's architectural wonders.
  • Experience the romantic allure of Paris with leisurely strolls along the Seine River and explorations of the charming Latin Quarter.
  • Uncover Rome's ancient treasures, from the majestic ruins of the Roman Forum to the awe-inspiring art of Vatican City.
  • Indulge in the culinary delights of each destination, from tapas in Barcelona to pastries in Paris and traditional Roman dishes in Italy.

What To Know

    

  • You can expect to find some shops and restaurants closed from 1-4 p.m. as it is "Riposo" time, Italy’s midday siesta. Most places will be also closed on Sundays  
  • Most restaurants won’t open until 7 p.m. or later   
  • Tipping in restaurants is included in the bill, the cover charge is called ”coperto”. A charge from $1 to $3 will be noted on the menu.    
  • Make sure you have coins, in Italy you will be typically charged from 1 to 2 Euros to enter a public restroom
  • The currency used in Spain is the Euro. Debit cards are more common in Europe while credit cards are not accepted at many places, so make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major Spanish sights on foot