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Best of France & Italy

Code: BFI22220
10 DAYS - 9 NIGHTS
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DEPARTUREMuscat / Salalah
INCLUDED
Muscat – Paris & Rome – Muscat return Air-ticket
Rail journey incl. seat reservation Paris–Strasbourg–Lyon–Turin–Florence–Rome in 2nd class
2 x nights’ in Paris
1 x nights’ in Strasbourg
1 x nights’ in Lyon
1 x nights’ in Turin
2 x nights’ in Florence
2 x nights’ in Rome
Standard double room with private facilities
Daily breakfast
EXCLUDES
Lunch & Dinner
Travel Insurance (OMR 10)
Personal Expenses, portages and tips

TRAVEL VALIDITY: Travel any time during 1st April, 2020 – 1st April, 2021 (excluding public holidays)

PACKAGE VALIDITY: Valid until before 1st April, 2021 (excluding public holidays)

VISA: Schengen Visa can be attained at the French embassy by providing Precise Travel Documents

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Eiffel Tower in Paris
  • Charming Montmartre in Paris
  • Picturesque district Petit France in Strasbourg
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site in Lyon
  • Palazzo Reale in Turin
  • Duomo in Florence
  • Boboli gardens in Florence
  • Vatican City in Rome
  • Roman Forum in Rome

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Day 1: Arrival in Paris

Individual arrival in Paris. Why not take a trip to charming Montmartre, home to artists and cabarets like the Moulin Rouge?

Overnight in Paris

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Day 2: Paris

Explore «the City of Light». Whether you enjoy the spectacular view from top of the Eiffel Tower, strolling and shopping along the famous Champs-Elysées or take a sightseeing boat trip on the river Seine, Paris will enchant you with its charm. Sit in a cozy bistro and enjoy the Parisian atmosphere.

Overnight in Paris

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Day 3: Paris to Strasbourg (2h 45)

Depart Paris by high speed train to Strasbourg, famous for its picture-perfect old town and the cathedral. The district of Petit France with its half-timbered houses and the famous Alsatian cuisine spoil all the senses.

Overnight in Strasbourg

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Day 4: Strasbourg to Lyon (4h)

Depart Strasbourg by train to Lyon, the gourmet capital of France. Discover the old town with its traboules (secret passageways) and the more than 2’000-year history of the city. Be sure to visit one of the many bistros and enjoy local specialties.

Overnight in Lyon

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Day 5: Lyon to Turin (4h15)

Train ride to Turin. Visit the Palazzo Reale or the Duomo and enjoy shopping under the arcades. Italy has always been synonymous with good food! Turin is dedicated to chocolate and is the birthplace of the praline. During a walk in the city center you will find numerous small shops offering their homemade chocolates.

Overnight in Turin

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Day 6: Turin to Florence (3h)

Train ride to Florence, the queen of the Italian cities – rich in art treasures and sights such as the Uffizi Gallery, the Duomo and of course the excellent cuisine and do not miss a visit to the oldest pharmacy in Europe.

Overnight in Florence

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Day 7: Florence

Visit the famous market of San Lorenzo or stroll through one of the beautiful gardens of Florence. Where there is good food, there are usually good wines – as it is in Florence. Wine tasting options are available in the Florence area. Rent a bike, discover the area on two wheels and taste the best wines from vineyard to vineyard. Overnight in

Overnight in Florence

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Day 8: Florence to Rome (1h40)

Train ride to Rome. Take a optional city tour in the afternoon to get an overview of this fascinating city. You love ice cream? In the Gelateria Giolitti over 100 different varieties of ice cream await you – simply divine.

Overnight in Rome

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Day 9: Rome

Explore Rome, Vatican, Roman Forum, the Trevi Fountain, everywhere the eyes are pampered with history and art. Speaking of pampering: Browse through the lively markets and enjoy an aperitif in Trastevere, the nightlife district of the locals. You will love it, promise!

Overnight in Rome

10

Day 10: Departure from Rome

Individual onward journey.