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Itinerary

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for France
Depart for France

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Paris
Arrive in Paris and transfer independently to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Paris

DAY 3, Friday - Day at Leisure
Enjoy the day at leisure in this amazing city, or choose to independently transfer to the ParisCityVision office and participate in optional city or Louvre Museum tours. The Grand Louvre walking tour begins with a stroll through the commercial area outside the Louvre, and continues inside the museum where an experienced guide will present to you various exhibitions. Of the many exhibitions found therein, this tour covers those of the medieval fortress, the modern pyramid, the Egyptian Department, and some of the museum's most reputed masterpieces, including Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Depart the ParisCityVision office via the Place de la Concorde and continue along the Champs Elysées as far as the Arc de Triomphe. The tour continues towards the 16th district, considered one of the most prestigious residential areas in Paris, and home to the celebrated Bois de Boulogne. Continue with a visit to the Eiffel Tower and enjoy a panoramic view of France's unforgettable capital. Your guide will point out the principal landmarks of the city from the Tower's second floor observatory. Continue to quai de la Bourdonnais, where you will board a Bateaux Parisiens vessel for a delightful one-hour Seine River cruise. Enjoy commentary detailing the many historic bridges of Paris as you cruise. After the conclusion of the cruise, you may choose to explore the city on your own, or return by bus to the terminal
Optional: Grand Louvre Museum 9:30 AM
Optional: Paris Seinorama 2:45 PM
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Day at Leisure
Today choose to experience Paris at your own pace or participate in the optional tour to Versailles. Make your way to the ParisCityVision office, where the tour departs. Relive the glorious period of Louis XIV, XV and XVI as you pace one of the largest and most influential formal gardens in the world. Today's tour takes you Versailles Palace to witness the grandeur of French classical architecture. Visit the Palace and extravagant State Apartments, including a guided visit to the Reception Halls, the Queen's Bedroom, and the Hall of Mirrors. You will also have time to walk the palace grounds and formal gardens, designed by Andre le Notre, at your leisure. En route, you will be prepared for your tour with commentary detailing the history of this magnificent site. Return to your hotel independently after the conclusion of the tour
Optional: Versailles Apartments 8:45 AM
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Travel to Barcelona
Make your own way to the airport and board your flight to Barcelona. Transfer independently to your hotel
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Monday - Day at Leisure
Take the time to explore Barcelona on your own today or transfer independently to Plaza Catalunya and join the optional tour to view the Barcelona sights. Experience all of the best highlights that the beautiful city of Barcelona has to offer. Begin the day immersing yourself in some of the most famous works of Spanish Architect Antoni Gaudi and experience the whimsical and fantastical world of Gaudi's designs. Begin down the Passeig de Garcia, a broad street lined with trees, shops and houses. The street is home to some of the most renowned of Gaudi's buildings - la Casa Mila and la Casa Batllo. Continue to the Sagrada Familia, the inspiring and still incomplete work of Gaudi. Following, head to the Barcelona Waterfront and the Old Port and continue to view the Columbus Monument, Gothic Drassanes ship yard and the World Trade Center. Visit Montjuic hill and enjoy outstanding views of the city from Mirador de Miramar lookout. Next, view the 1992 Olympic Ring sports complex. Finally, arrive at the Poble Espanyol for some time to explore on your own. Return to your hotel independently after the conclusion of the tour
Optional: Full Day Barcelona Highlights Tour 10:00 AM
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Day at Leisure
Enjoy your last day in Barcelona at your leisure or travel to Plaza Catalunya on your own to join either of today's optional tours of the infamous Gaudi works or a vist to Montserrat. Immerse yourself in some of the most famous works of Spanish Architect Antoni Gaudi and experience the whimsical and fantastical world of Gaudi's designs. Begin down the Passeig de Garcia, a broad street lined with trees, shops and houses. The street is home to some of the most renowned of Gaudi's buildings - la Casa Mila and la Casa Batllo. The tour ends with a visit to the unique Sagrada Familia, the inspiring and still incomplete work of Gaudi. Next, begin with a picturesque drive along the Llobregat River and up to Montserrat, the mountain top Natural Park. The mountain is home to the Montserrat Benedictine Monastery, constructed nearly 1000 years ago. The monastery maintains a strong presence with its community of monks, boys' school and impressive library. Enjoy a guided orientation tour to see the monastery, basilica, museum and Stations of the Cross. Take some time to explore on your own before descending the mountain and returning to Barcelona. Return to your hotel independently after the conclusion of the tour
Optional: Half Day Gaudi Tour 9:00 AM
Optional: Half Day Montserrat Tour 3:00 PM
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Wednesday - Depart Spain
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Afterward, transfer independently to the airport and return home
Meals: Breakfast

Gate 1 itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.


Optional Tours

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Grand Louvre Museum (GL) 9:30 AM

Day #3 02 Nov 2015 - 31 Mar 2016 $74

This Grand Louvre walking tour begins with a stroll through the commercial area outside the Louvre, and continues inside the museum where an experienced guide will present to you various exhibitions. Of the many exhibitions found therein, this tour covers those of the medieval fortress, the modern pyramid, the Egyptian Department, and some of the museum's most reputed masterpieces, including Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.

Departs Nov - Mar from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Departs Apr - Oct from 214 rue de Rivoli, Paris 75001. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Paris Seinorama (PS) 2:45 PM

Day #3 27 Jul 2015 - 31 Mar 2016 $85

Depart the Cityrama office via the Place de la Concorde and continue along the Champs Elysées as far as the Arc de Triomphe. The tour continues towards the 16th district, considered one of the most prestigious residential areas in Paris, and home to the celebrated Bois de Boulogne. Continue with a visit to the Eiffel Tower and enjoy a panoramic view of France's unforgettable capital. Your guide will point out the principal landmarks of the city from the Tower's second floor observatory. Continue to quai de la Bourdonnais, where you will board a Bateaux Parisiens vessel for a delightful one-hour Seine River cruise. Enjoy commentary detailing the many historic bridges of Paris as you cruise. After the conclusion of the cruise, you may choose to explore the city on your own, or return by bus to the terminal.

Departs from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Versailles Apartments (VAM) 8:45 AM

Day #4 02 Nov 2015 - 31 Mar 2016 $111

Relive the glorious period of Louis XIV, XV and XVI as you pace one of the largest and most influential formal gardens in the world. Today's tour takes you Versailles Palace to witness the grandeur of French classical architecture. Visit the Palace and extravagant State Apartments, including a guided visit to the Reception Halls, the Queen's Bedroom, and the Hall of Mirrors. You will also have time to walk the palace grounds and formal gardens*, designed by Andre le Notre, at your leisure. En route, you will be prepared for your tour with commentary detailing the history of this magnificent site.

**Please note during April to October entrance to the gardens is not included but can be purchased locally

Departs at 8:45 am from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Full Day Barcelona Highlights Tour 10:00 AM

Day #6 01 Apr 2015 - 31 Mar 2016 $84

Experience all of the best highlights that the beautiful city of Barcelona has to offer. Begin the day immersing yourself in some of the most famous works of Spanish Architect Antoni Gaudi and experience the whimsical and fantastical world of Gaudi's designs. Begin down the Passeig de Garcia, a broad street lined with trees, shops and houses. The street is home to some of the most renowned of Gaudi's buildings - la Casa Mila and la Casa Batllo. Continue to the Sagrada Familia, the inspiring and still incomplete work of Gaudi. Following, head to the Barcelona Waterfront and the Old Port and continue to view the Columbus Monument, Gothic Drassanes ship yard and the World Trade Center. Visit Montjuic hill and enjoy outstanding views of the city from Mirador de Miramar lookout. Next, view the 1992 Olympic Ring sports complex. Finally, arrive at the Poble Espanyol for some time to explore on your own.

Departs at 10:00 am from Plaza Catalunya opposite the Tourist Office, in front of Deutsche Bank & Hotel Olivia Plaza. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Half Day Gaudi Tour 9:00 AM

Day #7 01 Apr 2015 - 31 Mar 2016 $89

Immerse yourself in some of the most famous works of Spanish Architect Antoni Gaudi and experience the whimsical and fantastical world of Gaudi's designs. Begin down the Passeig de Garcia, a broad street lined with trees, shops and houses. The street is home to some of the most renowned of Gaudi's buildings – la Casa Mila and la Casa Batllo. The tour ends with a visit to the unique Sagrada Familia, the inspiring and still incomplete work of Gaudi.

Departs at 9:00 am from Plaza Catalunya opposite the Tourist Office, in front of Deutsche Bank & Hotel Olivia Plaza. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Full Day Barcelona Highlights Tour 10:00 AM

Day #6 01 Apr 2015 - 31 Mar 2016 $65

Begin with a picturesque drive along the Llobregat River and up to Montserrat, the mountain top Natural Park. The mountain is home to the Montserrat Benedictine Monastery, constructed nearly 1000 years ago. The monastery maintains a strong presence with its community of monks, boys' school and impressive library. Enjoy a guided orientation tour to see the monastery, basilica, museum and Stations of the Cross. Take some time to explore on your own before descending the mountain and returning to Barcelona.

Departs at 3:00 pm from Plaza Catalunya opposite the Tourist Office, in front of Deutsche Bank & Hotel Olivia Plaza. Drop-off to be advised locally.Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.


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