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Grand Europe Vacation


England, France, & Italy


10 Days / 9 Nights
London, Paris, Florence, Tuscany, Orvieto, & Rome

Whether you’re looking to experience the magic of your first trip to Europe, or a chance to revisit some of your favorite destinations, this trip is the perfect opportunity to become immersed in the vibrant cultures of 3 countries, each with their own histories, traditions, sights, and flavors. The Grand Europe: England, France & Italy vacation offers an amazing array of unique experiences.

Grand Europe Vacation with Adventures by Disney

Trip Highlights Include:

  • ENGLAND (London)
    • Private Viewing of the Crown Jewels
      Join the Tower of London’s Jewel House Warden for a very special private viewing of the dazzling trove of ceremonial treasures that includes crowns, orders, insignia, robes, royal scepters and more, that has been collected by kings and queens since 1660.
    • Westminster Abbey
      Walk in royal footsteps as you enter this magnificent Gothic church that has been the site of royal weddings, coronations and the final resting place of kings, queens, statesmen, poets and more for over a thousand years.
    • High-Speed Boat Ride on the Thames River
      Channel your inner-spy as you board a RIB (Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat) for a thrilling, high-speed ride on the Thames River that offers a unique view of the sites of London.

    FRANCE (Paris)
    • Dinner at the Eiffel Tower
      Take in the stunning views of Paris from the 1st level of one of the world’s most iconic landmarks as you partake in an elegant French dinner that is a truly remarkable and memorable dining experience.
    • Louvre Museum Privately Guided Tour
      Gaze upon the enigmatic smile of Mona Lisa and countless other artistic treasures as you explore the world-renowned Louvre museum on a privately guided tour with an art expert.
    • Versailles Privately Guided Tour
      Experience the epitome of extravagance as you walk the halls of Versailles, the pre-French Revolution home of King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette. Tour the royal residence and explore the gilt and the grandeur of this overly ornate palace with a private guide.

    ITALY (Florence, Tuscany, Orvieto, Rome)
    • Pasta-Making at Fattoria Poggio Alloro
      Venture out to the Chianti wine region to spend a lovely morning at Fattoria Poggio Alloro—a family-owned and run farm with its own winery. You will meet the chef, who will lead you in a fun pasta-making activity where you will learn to make pasta like a true Italian.
    • Panoramic Rome Tour
      Take to the streets and ancient byways of Rome as you visit extraordinary destinations including the famed Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain, where you can toss a coin into the fountain and, as lore has it, ensure your return to Rome.
    • Colosseum VIP Tour
      When in Rome, you’ll do as the Romans did as you enter the Colosseum, home to spectacles, games and gladiator combats for the entertainment of the citizens. Take an engaging, privately guided VIP tour of this iconic structure that will make you feel part of history.
    • Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel After-Hours Privately Guided Tour
      Stand among masterpieces by the greatest artists in history as you tour the Vatican’s collection that spans 4,000 years. Then, cast your gaze towards the heavens as you look upon Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel, on a rare after-hours privately guided tour.

Adventure Dates:


2021 Departure Dates for Grand Europe:
  • July 16, 2021
  • July 23, 2021
  • August 6, 2021
  • September 17, 2021: Adult-Exclusive* (18 and over)

*For Adventures on the Adult-Exclusive Grand Europe vacation, you’ll experience:

  • Wine Tasting in Tuscany
    Tantalize your senses as you sample some delightful regional wines in the region that is renowned for its wine—Tuscany. Pair your wine with the ambiance and diverse natural landscapes that surround you and encompass the beauty of central Italy.

Adventure Daily Itinerary

Day One

Arrive in London

After you pick up your luggage and go through customs, an Adventures by Disney representative will meet you at the main terminal and direct you to your transportation. Then, a driver will assist you with your luggage and take you to your hotel in London.

Check-In at Hotel

As your Adventure Guides handle your hotel check-in, explore the grandeur of The Waldorf Hilton, London, which is located in the heart of the theatre district near Covent Garden.

On Your Own Lunch and Afternoon in London

Ask your Adventure Guides for lunch recommendations, and then spend the afternoon exploring London on your own.

Welcome Dinner at Hotel

Get to know your Adventure Guides and fellow Adventurers while you enjoy a delicious dinner at the hotel.

Meals Included: Dinner


Day Two

Breakfast at the Hotel

Enjoy a delightful breakfast before heading out on a day full of adventure in London.

Westminster Abbey Privately Guided Tour

Walk the hallowed halls of this magnificent church that has been the site of coronations, royal weddings and the final resting place of kings, queens, statesmen, poets and more for over a thousand years. This stunning Gothic structure is also home to a vast art collection, research library and an institute dedicated to revitalizing moral and spiritual values in public life.

Buckingham Palace Photo Stop

Snap a pic in front of the historic residence of England’s royal family.

Afternoon Tea

Take part in one of Britain’s favorite pastimes with your local Adventurers. Enjoy a selection of freshly-cut sandwiches along with a variety of savory and sweet treats and choose from a delightful range of specialty teas.

High-Speed Boat Ride on River Thames

Jet along the River Thames on a private RIB (Rigid-hulled Inflatable Boat) in true secret agent style.

Late Afternoon & Dinner On Your Own Time in London

Take in the sights of London as you stroll through the streets of this magnificent city. Then, after you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy a jolly good meal at one of the city’s many amazing restaurants. Be sure to ask you Adventure Guides to recommend dining options that will please your palate.

Private Beefeater Meet & Greet

Receive a personal welcome to the Tower of London by one of the famous Beefeater guards. Also referred to as “Yeomen Warders,” the Beefeater guards were originally formed in 1485 A.D. by Henry VII.

Private Viewing of the Royal Crown Jewels

Experience this once-in-a-lifetime, private viewing of the Royal Crown Jewels at the Tower of London lead by the Tower of London’s Jewel House Warden. You’ll marvel at this collection of 140 royal ceremonial objects that include the regalia and vestments worn by British kings and queens at their coronations.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


Day Three

Breakfast at Your Londom Hotel

Enjoy a delicious British breakfast before you board your coach that takes you from the hotel to St. Pancras Station.

Eurostar Train Ride from London to Paris

Country-hop on a speedy modern train that shoots under the English Channel through the Chunnel, then emerge in the magnificent City of Light. Bienvenue!

Lunch On Your Own Aboard Train

Enjoy lunch aboard the train as you make your way to Paris.

Montmartre Funicular Ride

Ascend to the top of Montmartre with your local expert and Adventure Guides to begin your exploration of this charming Parisian district that was once the epicenter of Bohemian life.

Guided Walking Tour of Montmartre

Admire the Sacré-Cœur Basilica, the famous Roman Catholic church with Romano-Byzantine features, located on the highest point in the city. Discover the history and secrets of this remarkable 18th arrondissement with the help of a knowledgeable Guide. Visit the Place du Tertre square, made famous during the Belle Époque era at the beginning of last century when great artists worked here in their studios, including Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Dali and van Gogh, among others.

Wine-Tasting, Cheese & Charcuterie at La Bonne Franquette

Taste 3 spectacular wines, introduced by an English-speaking oenologist at La Bonne Franquette, a beautiful restaurant frequented last century by famous artists such as Renoir, Monet, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh. You’ll also enjoy a lovely selection of cheese and charcuterie. Junior Adventurers can enjoy grape juice.

Check-In at Hotel

While your Adventure Guides check you in to the hotel, take a look around this elegantly restored 1889 building and the amenities it offers.

Dinner On Your Own in Paris

In the city where food is an art all its own, you are sure to find a meal to amaze your palate. Feel free to ask your Adventure Guides for restaurant suggestions. Bon appétit!

Meals Included: Breakfast


Day Four

Breakfast at the Hotel

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel before heading out to explore the sights of Paris.

Privately Guided Visit to Sainte-Chapelle

Explore this Gothic-style chapel built during the second half of the 13th century for King Louis IX. Considered an architectural and aesthetic marvel, Sainte-Chapelle has been recognized as a national historic monument since 1862.

Lunch On Your Own

Discover an amazing meal as you explore the streets of Paris. Ask your Adventure Guides for restaurant suggestions, or find your own new favorite spot.

Louvre Museum Privately Guided Tour

Discover the vast collection of artistic treasures housed in this illustrious museum with a private guide and art expert who will help illuminate the world’s greatest masterpieces, including Leonardo Da Vinci’s enigmatic Mona Lisa.

    Junior Adventurer Art Detective Game

    While adults tour the museum’s collection, Junior Adventurers can participate in a unique interactive scavenger hunt which will have them uncover clues that lead to some of the Louvre’s secrets and most famous works of art.

Shopping at Carrousel du Louvre

Peruse the shops at this underground shopping mall that gets its name from 2 nearby sites—the Louvre museum and the Place du Carrousel.

Dinner at Ladurée Paris Royale

Dine in true Parisian splendor at this renowned restaurant whose history dates back to 1862. This iconic location began as a single bakery and is home to their world-famous, beautifully colored, double-decker macarons.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner


Day Five

Breakfast at the Hotel

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel before heading out to explore the sights in and around Paris.

Chȃteau De Versailles Privately Guided Tour

Travel to Versailles to see how King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette lived in extravagant luxury before the French Revolution. With a private guide, tour the royal apartments and explore the grandeur of this fairy tale palace that dazzles your senses with its gilt ceilings, crystal chandeliers, ornate furniture and famous Hall of Mirrors.

Little Train Ride Through Versailles Gardens

Climb aboard the little train for a fun and informative exploration of the park and its lush, vibrant gardens on the Versailles grounds.

Lunch at La Flottille

Enjoy a leisurely lunch at La Flottille, overlooking the Grand Canal in the parc of Versailles. This casual restaurant lies in the heart of the dramatic Formal Gardens, with its famous fountains of Neptune and Apollo.

Bike Ride or Walk in the Gardens of Versailles

Hop on your bicyclette and explore the winding paths of the palace's immense estate. Discover sweeping vistas, twinkling fountains, elaborate hedges, and trees pruned into immaculate sculptures. Non-cyclists can embark on a guided walk to learn the fascinating history of the beautiful Versailles gardens.

On Your Own Time in Paris

Soak up the ambience of one of the world’s most remarkable cities. Peruse the shops and cafés, many of which date back hundreds of years, that line the streets of Paris.

Dinner at Brasserie Tour Eiffel

Head to the 1st level of the Eiffel Tower for an elegant meal of fine French cuisine featuring the freshest ingredients and enhanced flavors that, along with breathtaking views of Paris, will provide a truly remarkable and memorable dining experience.

Eiffel Tower 1st Floor Visit

Following your dinner, go for a stroll along the first floor of the magnificent Eiffel Tower, one of the world’s most recognizable landmarks. Take in the stunning 360-degree panoramic view of Paris stretched out below.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Six

Breakfast at Hotel in Paris

Enjoy a final meal in Paris before setting out for Florence, Italy.

Fly to Florence

Board your flight in Paris, France and after a short trip, step off the plane in the Renaissance city of Florence, Italy.

Lunch in a Castle

Relax with your fellow Adventurers as you enjoy a private dining experience within the wall of an actual Italian castle.

Privately Guided Florence Walking Tour

Share the timeless treasures of the Renaissance on a privately guided exploration designed to enchant travelers of all ages. Enjoy reserved entry and access to see Michelangelo's David followed by a walking tour of the city's famed Duomo, Baptistry, Plaza della Signoria, Plaza de la Republica, Ponte Vecchio and other magnificent sights.

Adult Leisure Dinner at Hotel

Adult Adventurers can relax together and enjoy a delightful meal at the hotel.

    Junior Adventurer Dinner & Movie Night

    Junior Adventures can gather together and enjoy a delicious meal featuring a menu of kid favorite food. Then, they can wind down their adventure-filled day with a Disney movie.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Seven

Breakfast at Hotel

Start your day with a delicious breakfast and then head by motor coach for half a day on a farm.

Fattoria Poggio Alloro – Pasta-Making Activity

Travel by coach to Fattoria Poggio Alloro—a working family-owned and run farm with its own winery—located in the heart of the Chianti wine-growing region. Be welcomed by the chef, who will lead you in a fun pasta-making activity. And take in the spectacular views of the medieval towers of San Gimignano, a fortified hilltop town, standing on a nearby hilltop.

Adult Wine Tasting in the Fioroni Family's Winery

Tour the family winery, and then enjoy a wine-tasting where you’ll sample several of the winery’s recent vintages.

    Junior Adventurer Olive Oil Flavoring

    While adults taste wine, Junior Adventurers pick herbs from the garden and learn how to infuse them into bottles of olive oil—another product of the farm.

Private Lunch at Fattoria Poggio Alloro

Enjoy a delicious pasta lunch—of your creation—at this picturesque farm. Weather permitting, lunch will be served on the terrazza, overlooking the beautiful scenery and medieval towers of San Gimignano.

Private VIP Tour of Palazzo Vecchio

Explore the spectacular town hall of Florence with a special VIP tour of Palazzo Vecchio, a magnificent structure that remains one of the most impressive in Tuscany. Walk through the hallowed halls, decorated with works by the masters, including Michelangelo, Botticelli and Vasari. Climb the high tower, dress in medieval period costumes for photo opportunities—and explore secret passages once used by the Medici family, famed patrons of the arts.

Afternoon and Dinner On Your Own in Florence

Step into the pages of history and discover the beauty of this magical metropolis. Shop for treasures at a bustling marketplace or marvel at great works of art in magnificent museums. Then, indulge your senses with a dinner on your own in Florence! Ask your Adventure Guides for recommendations.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


Day Eight

Breakfast at the Hotel

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel before heading out to Orvieto.

Coach to Orvieto

Enjoy a private coach transfer through the gorgeous Italian scenery between Florence to Orvieto.

Lunch at Ristorante da Maurizio

Dine amid fresh, new design steeped in very ancient tradition in the middle of Orvieto’s historic center. With every bite, you’ll savor true regional flavors of rich Umbrian cuisine at the oldest restaurant in the Duomo.

On Your Own Time in Orvieto

Explore the ancient landscapes of this stunning city perched high atop a rock cliff in charming Umbria. Visit the Duomo di Orvieto, a striking cathedral that dates back to 1290 and is decorated with a beautiful mosaic façade.

Coach to Rome

Board your coach and once again travel through the scenic splendor of the Italian landscape on your journey from Orvieto to Rome.

Check-In at Hotel & Welcome Reception

Once your Adventure Guides have checked you in, join your fellow Adventurers for a lovely gathering welcoming you to the magnificent city of Rome, Italy.

Dinner On Your Own

Explore the city's authentic and molto delizioso restaurants. Be sure to ask your Adventure Guides to make recommendations for a memorable meal that fits your family’s needs.

Private After-Hours Tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Experience an exclusive after-hours, privately guided tour of the Vatican Museums—home to masterpieces by the greatest artists in history in a collection spanning 4000 years. Also, be guided by a local expert through the Sistine Chapel where you can get an intimate look at Michelangelo's magnificent achievement.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


Day Nine

Breakfast at the Hotel

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel before heading out to explore Rome.

VIP Tour of the Colosseum

Enjoy a privately guided VIP tour of the Colosseum that makes you feel part of history! Built by Emperor Vespasian around A.D. 70-72, the Colosseum was a gift to the people of Rome and soon housed spectacles and games as well as wild animal and gladiator combats. All Guests can participate in an engaging tour of the Colosseum that gives them an understanding of ancient Rome.

Panoramic Motor Coach Tour of Rome

Board a motor coach and enjoy a ride around the city, viewing some of Rome’s most iconic sights.

Privately Guided Walking Tour of Rome

Take to the streets and ancient byways of Rome as you walk amongst the spectacular destinations you've always dreamed of seeing. Explore the city center, home to the famed Spanish Steps, the Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain, where you can toss a coin into the fountain and, as lore has it, ensure your return to Rome.

Lunch Near Piazza Navona

Dine amid the picturesque setting near Piazza Navona, a public plaza built on the site of the Stadium Domitian, that dates back to the 1st century A.D.

Guided Tour of St. Peter's Basilica with Jump-the-Line Pass

Marvel at the Basilica via St. Peter's Square—one of the largest churches in the world and a renowned example of Renaissance architecture. Initially constructed by Constantine in the early 4th century, it was rebuilt in the 16th century by Bernini, Bramante and Michelangelo. It stands on the site where the apostle Peter was crucified. Considered the first pope, he is buried under the main altar along with other popes who followed. Michelangelo's iconic dome dominates the skyline of Rome. Adventurers will avoid long lines with a Jump-the-Line pass provided by Adventures by Disney.

On Your Own Time in Rome

Explore this ancient city and the amazing sights it has to offer.

Farewell Dinner at Hotel

Gather with your fellow Adventurers for a private farewell meal at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Ten

Breakfast at Hotel

Bid your fellow Adventurers farewell as you enjoy one last meal in Rome.

Transfer to the Rome-Fiumicino Airport (FCO)

Board pre-arranged transportation to the Rome-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) to begin your trip home.

Meals Included: Breakfast


 

Trip Overview Details:

FLIGHT INFORMATION

2021 Departures
  • Arrive: Heathrow Airport (LHR)
  • Return: Rome-Fiumicino International Airport (FCO)
ACCOMMODATIONS

The Waldorf Hilton, London
Hilton Paris Opera
Helvetia & Bristol Firenze
Sina Bernini Bristol Rome

20 MEALS

9 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners

AGES

Minimum Age: 5
Suggested Age: 6+