Departure Date: 29/06/2018
Combine the best of two romantic cities Paris and Venice. With so much to see and do, incredible culinary delights, shopping and so much more. Look what you are in for on this fabulous trip. Stay at the 4 Star Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel. This elegantly appointed hotel enjoys a wonderful location on the Seine, just about 700 m from the main tourist area and the Eiffel Tower. There are a number of restaurants, bars and clubs within easy walking distance. Charles Michels metro station and the nearest bus stop are both very close to the hotel building
• Original Venice Walking Tour with Skip-the-line Entrance to St Mark’s Basilica
This one of a kind Venice walking tour is the ideal starting point for the first-time visitor. Explore St Marks Square, see exquisite Gothic palaces, visit Marco Polo's House and enjoy fast track entrance to the stunning St Mark's Basilica. Tracing the history of Venice from its origins to modern times, this popular tour features the famous landmarks of St. Marks Square combined with skip the line tickets for St. Marks Basilica and a delightful stroll through the enchanting Hidden Venice.
• River Seine Sightseeing Cruise and the Paris Illuminations
Experience the best of the magical Paris illuminations as you enjoy a leisurely evening cruise along the historic River Seine before a guided drive with wonderful night time views of all the world-famous buildings, boulevards, squares and monuments. Paris is arguably at its most beautiful in the evening and this relaxing tour starts with a leisurely one-hour cruise along the Seine, taking you past some of Paris's most famous landmarks including the
Eiffel Tower, the grand Notre Dame Cathedral and the Louvre Museum.
Your cruise is fully narrated ensuring that you do not miss any of the landmarks and you will also learn how history has shaped the capital's present-day skyline.
On conclusion of your cruise, transfer to a coach for a scenic drive through the City of Lights. See the illuminated Arc De Triomphe, bustling Champs Elysees, Place de la Concorde Square, Place Vendome, Opera, the Trocadero, Les Invalides, and more magical views of Notre-Dame, the Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower, the
eternal symbol of Paris.
• Hidden Montmartre Attraction Details
Get away from the selfie-sticks and discover one of the most romantic enclaves in Paris, with a local guide leading you to the best hidden spots. With its exquisite squares, pretty churches and idyllic, winding streets, it’s easy to see why generations of artists have called Montmartre home. We’ll go off the beaten track and spot the
Parisian abodes of Van Gogh and Picasso and venture down secret passages that’ll reward us with stunning panoramic views. Throw in some anecdotes about the district’s most colourful residents and a bite of France’s most iconic pastry and that’s your perfect morning in Paris sorted!
Stay at the 4 Star Hotel Principe located in Lista di Spagna overlooking the Grand Canal, near the train station and ferries to Rialto and St. Mark's. It can be a good place to start exploring the historic heart of Venice.
The rooms of the hotel are decorated in a traditional Venetian style with elegant furniture. Among the facilities there is a restaurant, a bar and 3 meeting rooms. Internet access is also available for guests.
Tour to the Islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello:
Discover the lagoon islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello and learn more about Venice and its ancient way of life. Highlights include; - Start off the tour in Murano, well-known for its glass making - Continue through the brightly coloured homes of Burano
- Contemplate the impressive mosaics in Torcello
These beautiful islands are known throughout the world for their picturesque scenery, handicraft and history.
Return flights from Johannesburg via Doha to Paris and then onto Venice and returning from Venice via Doha to Johannesburg, approximate airport taxes, water transfer taxi in Venice, hotel airport transfers in Paris, 5 nights at the 4 Star Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel sharing a standard room with breakfast, River Seine Sightseeing Cruise and the Paris Illuminations, a 5 night stay at the 4 Star Hotel Principe in Venice sharing a double room with breakfast daily, a tour to the Islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello and an Original Venice Walking Tour with Skip-the-line Entrance to St Mark’s Basilica.
10 Nights from R40,428 pps
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