12 Day Paris, Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail

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Additional Information:
Upgrade to First Class Rail is available for Plans C & D.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows for flexibility to explore on your own. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. The train between cities can vary from 2-3 hours in length. Keep in mind that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria. This is an Independent program. For more information, click here.

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Accommodation Details

  • Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Independent Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Paris-Venice, Rome-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 10 nights accommodations
    • 3 nights Paris
    • 2 nights Venice
    • 2 nights Florence
    • 3 nights Rome
  • Transportation between Italian cities via First Class Rail (Plans A & B) or Standard Rail (Plans C & D) with reserved seats ♦
  • Breakfast daily

♦ Upgrade to First Class Rail is available for Plans C & D.

Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows for flexibility to explore on your own. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. The train between cities can vary from 2-3 hours in length. Keep in mind that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria. This is an Independent program. For more information, click here.

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Big Bus Paris Hop On/Hop Off Tour - Premium - 2 Day Pass

Discover the Original sightseeing tour of Paris with Big Bus Paris in an Open Top Double Decker bus. This guided Hop On Hop Off tour is ideal for the tourist who wants to visit Paris. The City tour is commentated in 9 languages and welcomes tourists from all around the world. Don't hesitate to hop off the bus and walk around. Your ticket is valid for two consecutive days, which means that you can leave the tour at any one of 9 stop off points and then hop back on one of the following buses. No more tired feet, no more rushing to fit everything in. With this sightseeing tour, you can spend the time you want to at the sights you want to see!

Departs every 10-20 minutes between 9:40am - 5:00pm from main starting points: Trocadero at Avenue Paul Doumer; Eiffel Tower on Avenue de Suffren; Champ de Mars at Avenue Joseph Bouvard; Opera Garnier, facing 15, Rue Scribe; Louvre-Pyramide & Big Bus Information Centre at 11 Avenue de l’Opera; Louvre-Pont des Arts near Pont des Arts; Notre-Dame on Quai de Montebello facing Notre-Dame; Musee d’Orsay facing the museum; Champs Elysees facing 156, Avenue Champs-Elysees; & Grand Palais at Avenue Winston Churchill. Look for a BIG BUS sign to locate all bus stops. Redeem this voucher on the bus at any of the main stops. This is a 2 day pass.

Day #2 01 Jun 2019 - 24 Dec 2019 $48.00
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Cruise & Illuminations (CI) 7:15 PM

Tonight, see Paris city as it is meant to be seen -- cruising the River Seine. From the comfort of your ship, enjoy illuminated views of some of the city's historic monuments, and scenes of Paris otherwise unnoticed from street level. Afterwards, put ashore for the second leg of the tour and enjoy an illuminated drive through the city. Criss-crossing avenues past flood-lit monuments, you'll see the Place Vendome, Comedie Française, the Louvre, Pont-Neuf, Hotel des Monnaies, Saint-Germain-des-Pres, Notre Dame, Place du Chatelet, Conciergerie, Hotel de Ville, Place de la Concorde, Petit et Grand Palais, Champs-Elysees, the Eiffel Tower, Invalides, Eglise de la Madeleine, and the Opera Pigalle. The tour ends at Place de L'Opera.

During winter months, the tour will begin with the illuminations tour and end with the Seine River cruise.
*Please note that in the Summer part of the tour may be operated in the daylight

Departs at 7:15 p.m. from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. Drop-off to be advised locally.

Day #3 01 Apr 2019 - 20 Jun 2019 $45.00
22 Jun 2019 - 13 Jul 2019 $45.00
15 Jul 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $45.00
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Grand Louvre Museum (GL) 2:15 PM

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 various exhibitions. Of the many exhibits 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 from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #4 28 May 2019 - 22 Jun 2019 $77.00
25 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019 $77.00
02 Jul 2019 - 05 Oct 2019 $77.00
07 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $77.00
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Walking Tour of Venice (#1)

This morning's walking tour through the most charismatic and important historical places in the unique city of Venice begins with an orientation of St. Mark's Square, considered the historical heart of the city, where you will learn about the Square's main monuments including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, Ducal Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers, and the Procuratie buildings. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue on to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that connect Ponte di Rialto and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice that does not include entry into any landmarks.

For Apr - Oct departures tour departs at 8:50 AM, Nov - Mar departures tour departs at 9:00 AM from in front of the Bucintoro agency in Campo San Luca. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 1.5 hours.

Day #6 01 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $32.00
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Gondola Serenade (#8) 6:30 PM

One of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride. Gondolas may depart in groups, with one singer offered per group).

Departs at 6:30 pm. Pick-up 15 minutes prior to departure time from Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Drop-off at Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Approximate tour duration is 30 minutes.

Day #6 01 Apr 2019 - 14 Jul 2019 $53.00
16 Jul 2019 - 02 Sep 2019 $53.00
04 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $53.00
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Florence Afternoon City Tour 2:45 PM

This afternoon, embark on an all-encompassing tour of Florence for a unique perspective on some of its most famous sites and monuments. Begin in the heart of Florence, where you will explore its historic city center on foot, stopping to view many noteworthy squares and landmarks along the way. Start from Piazza San Firenze and continue on to the Bascilica di Santa Croce, the famous Franciscan church and final resting place of Michaelangelo, Galileo Galilei, and Niccolo Machiavelli. Continue walking along Lungarno Torrigiani and admire the magnificent views of Ponte Vecchio, an esteemed symbol of Florence. Continue to Piazza della Signoria to marvel at imposing architecture of Palazzo Vecchio and the famous statues of Loggia de' Lanzi, among which the splendid Perseus by Cellini stands. Afterwards, enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the Uffizi Gallery, renowned for being the oldest art gallery in the world and home to unparalleled masterpieces of Renaissance art. During your visit, view works by Leonardo, Giotto, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Raffaello, and many other esteemed artists. At the end of the guided tour, you may remain in the Uffizi Gallery until closing time.

Departs from Caffe San Firenze, located in Piazza San Firenze. Look for staff wearing fuchsia jackets. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Drop-off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Important: Please note that liquids of any type, with the exception of medicines and children’s bottles, are not allowed inside the Uffizi Gallery.

Day #8 03 Jun 2019 - 06 Jul 2019 $83.00
08 Jul 2019 - 03 Aug 2019 $83.00
05 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019 $83.00
02 Sep 2019 - 05 Oct 2019 $83.00
07 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $83.00
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#M8 Espresso, Gelato & Tiramisu Food Walking Tour 3:30 PM

Get to know the "Eternal City" through your stomach as you indulge your sweet tooth with the best coffee, tiramisu and gelato in town. A local food connoisseur will guide you through a number of Rome’s neighborhoods and train you on how to properly order an Italian coffee before you visit the city's most famous cafes, gelaterias, and the most well-renowned tiramisu shop in all of Rome. Your guide will introduce you to culinary specialties and teach you about any seasonal events and food festivals taking place during your stay in Rome.

Departs from Piazza della Minerva at the elephant statue with the obelisk in the middle of the square. Drop off in city center. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #10 03 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 $65.00
01 Jul 2019 - 04 Jul 2019 $65.00
06 Jul 2019 - 06 Jul 2019 $65.00
08 Jul 2019 - 12 Aug 2019 $65.00
17 Aug 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $65.00
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#8 Illuminated Rome by Night 8:45 PM

This evening, embark on a panoramic tour of Rome for a unique view of some of the most famous sites and monuments of the "eternal city". The tour begins on foot with a visit to the Trevi Fountain, where you will have the chance to toss in a coin to ensure a return trip to Rome. Continue towards Piazza delle Rotunda where you will admire the majestic Pantheon. Next, stop at Piazza Navona, and marvel at Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers. Following this walking tour, you will board a motor coach and enjoy illuminated views of Castel Sant'Angelo, St. Peter's Square, Circus Maximus, the Palatine Hill, and the Colosseum.

Departs from Via del Traforo, 143 in front of the Super Market. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Drop off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #10 11 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $66.00
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#3 Vatican Museums 8:30 AM

This morning visit the Vatican Museum and Galleries, where you will find galleries of chandeliers, tapestries, geographical maps, the Sobieski Hall and the Immaculate Conception Hall. From here, visit the Sistine Chapel and behold the great frescoes by Michelangelo. Passing through the Vatican Hall, continue to the Basilica of Saint Peter, one of the four major basilicas of Rome, and burial site of its namesake, Saint Peter.

*Due to local events, the opening times of the St. Peter Basilica are subject to change without notice. In the event of a closure, passengers will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica.
*Please note that on Wednesdays during the Holy Father's Audience, the visit inside St. Peter's Basilica will not take place.
*Please note that conservative clothing should be worn when visiting the Vatican, meaning legs and shoulders should be covered.

Departs from Piazza del Risorgimento. Pick-up from hotel approximately 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Vatican area. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.

Day #11 02 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 $98.00
30 Jun 2019 - 13 Aug 2019 $98.00
16 Aug 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $98.00
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#2 Ancient Rome 2:30 PM

Take a tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the long lines for the Archaeological Area with a professional guide. Gain special access to the Colosseum, the giant amphitheater used for gladiator fights and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire. Walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum. Enjoy views of the Temple of Vesta, Basilica Julia, and Arch of Constantine.

Departs from in front of the Arch of Constantine. Pick-up from hotel 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Archaeological area. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electronic devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Day #11 06 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 $87.00
30 Jun 2019 - 06 Jul 2019 $87.00
08 Jul 2019 - 03 Aug 2019 $87.00
05 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019 $87.00
02 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019 $87.00
24 Sep 2019 - 03 Oct 2019 $87.00
05 Oct 2019 - 05 Oct 2019 $87.00
07 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019 $87.00
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9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy, April 2019
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France was amazing!!! Loved every minute of my visit. Such a beautiful country. The art and history was stunning. Edo, our tour guide, was the best!!! He was so kind, funny and knowledgeable. I could take another tour with him as our guide.

Stephanie V. Jeffersonville, IN
9 Day Affordable France, March 2019
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We had a wonderful trip. Our first Gate 1 trip was everything we could ever wished for. Anne our Tour Manager was the best. She was full of information, engaging and so much fun. She cares for her group like a mother hen, anticipating our every need and being available and caring in every situation. She is the best and I am looking forward to be blessed enough to have her as a TM sometime in the future. Anne well done!! I was pleased with all aspects of the tour. Our flight on Air France was great. Accommodations were very good. The local tour guides were knowledgeable. Alain our bus driver was fantastic. Driving a bus through such narrow streets, turning on a dime, just amazing. Our tour was well planned, and the lovely French countryside and so many Chateaus and Cathedrals will live forever in our memory. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to France. We had a good group led by a Fantastic Anne ... Gate 1 you have a gem in Anne.

Marie B. Port St. Lucie, FL
9 Day Affordable France, March 2019
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It was wonderful! AnneMette made the trip educational and fun. We’ll use Gate 1 again if all guides are as competent, organized, and caring as AnneMette was. Enjoyed all the sites we visited and explored. Amazing trip!

Lynn F. Damascus, MD
Treasures of Provence, October 2018
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We had a great trip. France was beautiful, great food, people, weather and we visited some really interesting and unique places. Laura, our tour guide, was fantastic! The best I think we've ever had, and we've had a lot of great tour guides.

Druci R. SN LUIS OBISP, CA
13 Day Kaleidoscope of France, August 2018
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We loved the trip. Had excellent weather and a wonderful, organized, personable, and knowledgeable tour guide (Corinna). I came away with a whole new (positive) picture of France as a result. The hotels were wonderful, the meals very good, and the sites were beautiful. This was our second Gate 1 trip and we'll be seeing you again in another location!

Bret B. Vandalia, IL
Discover Northern France, May 2018
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It was fantastic! Anne was an amazing guide. She was so attentive to everyone’s individual needs and request. I really enjoyed the small group. The itinerary was excellent. We learned so much about WWll in Normandy, experienced the beauty of Monet’s house and garden, and stayed at a gorgeous Chateau in Loire Valley, it was a perfect trip that I will be recommending to everyone!

Allison S. Ann Arbor, MI.
13 Day Kaleidoscope of France, May 2018
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I had a fabulous trip to France! Can't say enough about it. Our guide, Sophie Lataste, was the best, and our drivers, Gary and Momo, were excellent. The itinerary was all I could ask for -- just a stupendous tour of France. And the hotels were well located and very comfortable.

Susan B. Cambridge, MA
9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy, April 2018
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Absolutely fantastic! I was pleased with everything Gate One arranged. It went like clockwork. Our guide Edo was delightful! Another local guide in Paris named Nicola was excellent. We were so impressed and exhausted. Perfect! Thank you for preparing an excellent program. Our group seemed to be seasoned travelers having gone to numerous Gate One experiences. I understand why. Wonderful value too.

Colette P. Eaton, CO
13 Day Kaleidoscope of France, April 2018
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Wonderful!! Jenny, our tour guide was fantastic. This was our 5th Gate 1 trip and perfect as always. We are already planning our next Gate 1 trip.

Terrence R. Lockport, NY
9 Day Affordable France, March 2018
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Our trip was GREAT!!! It was pretty cool, windy and rainy some days there, but I know that Gate 1 didn't have a thing to do with that. Ha. Our tour director, Ann, was fabulous. She was very knowledgeable about the places we were visiting, and she was super nice as well. She had a great attitude and was very accommodating to everyone on the trip. I would give her an A plus for her job. Our bus driver, George, did a great job of keeping us safe and getting us where we were scheduled to be on time. I would give him an A plus as well. Our bus was very comfortable and it was easy to see the beautiful scenery with the nice, wide windows. I loved that they had cooled bottled waters for us every day. Our hotels were great too. Several people on our trip had been on Gate 1 trips before, and they all had nice things to say about Gate 1.

Linda B. Magnolia, TX
6 Day Paris Special , March 2018
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Our trip was wonderful! My daughter and I are very satisfied with everything from the point of contacting Gate 1 to book our trip to our return, the airline, the hotel and Gate 1 personnel provided excellent service. I plan to explore other places through your agency. Feel free to post my comments as a review.

Joanna C. Orlando, FL
9 Day Affordable France, March 2018
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It was fabulous! Paris was a photographers dream and the Normandy war sites were very moving. Our guide, Craig, was top notch and out hotels were very comfortable. It was a memorable trip!

Dana L. Johnston, IA
9 Day Affordable France, March 2018
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My vacation was great! Everything was well planned and I feel like I was able to see as much as I possibly could. The tour guide was very pleasant, informative and accommodating Thank you

Margaret S. Hoffman Est, IL
8 Day Off Season France Escape, March 2018
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It was a fabulous trip! Excellent tour manager, good hotels in great locations, and wonderful itinerary. Another outstanding experience with Gate 1.

Gail M. Louisville, KY
9 Day Affordable France, March 2018
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Couldn't have been any better! The tour guide was incredible: knowledgeable, compassionate, well spoken, well educated!

Beatriz B. North Bergen, NJ
9 Day Rome, Florence & Venice by Rail, March 2018
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Thank you for the email. The trip was outstanding!!! I could not have had asked for a better weather, time, and everything in between.

Adolfo N. Washington, DC
9 Day Four Star Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail , March 2018
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OMG!!!! Trip to Italy was so awesome words cannot describe. Gate 1 delivered everything you said you would. The emails contained all our information from departure to return. The hotels in Venice, Florence and Rome were outstanding. Now the tour guides... what can I say besides OUTSTANDING!!!! I wish i could have videoed each tour. The information they gave us, was beyond anything you can read in a book. Their home country touches, stories and memories made the whole tour even more special. Our group of nine family members were treated so great.! Our Mom who turned 80 in Dec. was treated as if she was their Mom!! Extra concern for her safety, to making her feel as special as she is, too finding elevators where they could!! Our family will use Gate1 again, hopefully soon!!!!

Sharon B. Amery, WI
9 Day Rome, Florence & Venice by Rail, February 2018
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Accomodations in all three cities were very satisfactory. Moreover the tour guides were exceptional, particularly our local guide in Venice. We were happy with the logistics (transportation and proximity of the hotels to the rail stations). We will definitely use Gate 1 again.

Paul M. Whittier, CA
8 Day Paris & Rome Special, February 2018
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We have a wonderful trip in Paris France & Rome Italy, it’s pleasant memory to remember, thank you so much for arranging all our itinerary, including pick up from the airport to the hotel & vice versa. You’ve excellent job.

Emmanuel A. San Francisco, CA
8 Day Paris & Rome Special, January 2018
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Our trip was fantastic! Thank you, we had such a wonderful time and cannot wait to travel again. We had never traveled outside of the US before and this was a trip of a lifetime and a dream come true!!

Elaine S. Seffner, FL
9 Day Four Star Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail, January 2018
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We had a wonderful trip! Everything was fantastic. Gate 1 did a great job organizing everything. We loved the hotels, walking tours, and friends we made. I’ve been recommending Gate 1 to friends and family and will look to travel with you again in the future!!

Amber S. Elizabethtown, KY
14 Day Classic France, October 2017
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We had the loveliest time! The whole trip from start to finish was absolutely wonderful. I'm missing Paris already! Our guide, Anne Mette was fantastic. We highly recommend the tour!

Melissa H. Mooroolbark, VIC
14 Day Classic France, October 2017
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Our trip was mind blowing! A fantastic odyssey in a beautiful and multidimensional country. Our tour guide Corrina and driver Francois were unbelievably awesome!!!

Richard Alan S. Carlsbad, CA
9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy, June 2017
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We had the best time. We saw sooooo much. Everything was perfect and well communicated about what we would see and do. The tour guide was so informed and gave us great info. Loved it. So maybe next year London or Ireland!

Carol D. Nashua, NH
13 Day Kaleidoscope of France, June 2017
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We had a GREAT TIME in France. The itinerary was perfect and we enjoyed the opportunity to experience different regions and their unique history and cuisines. Due to this positive experience, we are considering similar tours in other European countries.

Connie L. New York, NY
14 Day Classic France, May 2017
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There is no doubt whatsoever that we had the very best Gate 1 had to offer on out Classic Tour of France. Gate 1 should be grateful that they have in their employ our tour manager, Craig, and his accompanying drivers, Alain & Daniel. Craig's knowledge of the history made our trip one that was fuelled with the rich history of France and an enviable memory for dates and the names of the nobility. He successfully combined with this an engaging personality. I observed, from my own work experience, his ability to respond with sincerity to anything that was asked of him. Importantly, he clearly enjoys his chosen occupation and that shows at all stages of his tour management. This is our second Gate 1 tour but not our last.

Miroslav K. NSW, Australia
6 Day Paris Special, April 2017
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Excellent! The accommodations were comfortable and clean. Paris is beautiful and we used the train system to get around. It was a wonderful experience.

Douglas S. Las Vegas, NV
9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy, April 2017
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The trip was wonderful. We saw so many beautiful cathedrals and the memorial in Normandy was wonderful. Paris of course was wonderful as well. Our tour guide was so well educated, informative and caring, a sweet, gentle soul. We all loved him.

Lisa P. Newfoundland, NJ
9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy, April 2017
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Our trip to France was fantastic! We were thrilled by all of the sights--it was a wonderful way to experience the beauty of France and the history of the Normandy beaches and the American cemetery. However, the very best part of the trip was our fabulous guide-Simeon! He was charming, warm, informative and entertaining while explaining the sights as well as French history and culture. Our bus driver Derrick was also great! We could not have had a better tour!

Mark L. Crofton, MD
14 Day Classic France, April 2017
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I had a lovely time. Edo, the guide, took very good care of us and told us great stories of history and culture. Our driver, Alain, was careful and calm and also great. I also enjoyed my fellow travelers who were mostly very experienced travelers.

Lisa P. Seabeck, WA
9 Day Affordable France , March 2017
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The trip was wonderful. Not much sun and a little rain, but did not dampen the spirit. Anna the tour guide and the bus driver were great. The group was such a good group to enjoy the trip with. You can bet we will be going with Gate 1 for a third time. We have a few destinations in mind depending on the price. We are thinking Ireland, Greek Isles, southern Rome or a river cruise.

Nancy R. Milton, WI
9 Day Affordable France , March 2017
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Our trip was wonderful. Just the right pace and well organized. Of particular importance was our guide Ann. She was outstanding, kind, understanding, helpful and well prepared.

Philip H. Ontario, Canada
6 Day Paris Special , February 2017
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The trip was GREAT! Was hesitant about how great the deal was but it was a pleasant surprise. Hotel was great and we enjoyed everything!

Sheraine G. Jamaica, NY
6 Day Paris Special , January 2017
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Terrific! The hotel was perfect for travels seeking to see the city - at a transportation hub; excellent breakfast buffet; quite, comfortable rooms. As you know, the price was amazing.

Edsel L. Morristown, NJ
9 Day Rome, Florence & Venice by Rail, January 2017
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Thank you so much for the wonderful trips. It was amazing, even though I bought the package where you do your own things. I ended up meeting many of the other travelers with Gate 1 and they all are very nice. The trip was the most amazing trip I've ever had. Everything is so organized. All the train and the hotels are so close to each other. So easy to get around the city. Hotel services all very nice too. Thank you, I would go through Gate 1 again in the future.

Hoang V. Thornton, CO
8 Day Paris Value Vacation , January 2017
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Our trip was wonderful - Now that my kids have all graduated from college my husband and I are traveling and we have taken a few trips with Gate 1 and some other travel sites and now I can really appreciate the great customer service and efficiency of Gate 1- from timely travel documents to booking flights and arranging seating etc. all without any aggravation! When I have called with questions the customer service is top notch. We will definitely be booking with Gate 1 again. Thank you!

Jean T. Rocky Point, NY
8 Day Paris, Barcelona & Rome Special, January 2017
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The trip was great! We really enjoyed All three cities, Barcelona in particular was really nice and Rome is always a great time. It was neat to see Paris too and the tour of the Louvre was incredible, really enjoyed seeing that city at night.

Cameron T. Dallas, TX
8 Day Paris & Rome Special, January 2017
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Italy, and France was amazing. The hotels were great, food and all the attractions we got to visit. We've told so many people about how inexpensive and well worth this trip was. We travel a lot, so this is probably one of the vacations we've taken thus far.

Trevarus W. Katy, TX
6 Day Paris Special, December 2016
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It was great. I loved every moment. The hotel & flight was comfortable. Everything was handled accordingly to Gate 1 travel arrangements & I can't wait to use Gate 1 Travel for future trips!

Brittney W. Baltimore, MD
9 Day Four Star Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail , December 2016
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Overall, I want to compliment Gate 1 Travel on the 9 day Venice/Florence/Rome trip. All 3 cities were spectacular! The arrangements Gate 1 made for us with flights, trains, hotels, tours, guides, etc. were all top notch. Everything went off without a hitch and we were pleased every step of the way. You have 6 very happy tourists who would use Gate1 again and again. The affordability was outstanding! Thank you for setting up such a lovely trip for the 6 of us.

Debra C. Oakland, MI
8 Day Paris & Rome Special, December 2016
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The BEST experience ever!! the Transfers was there on time and polite...the tour guides very informative and the hotel great hospitality definitely considering another trip soon

Tyeesh F. Trenton, NJ
9 Day Four Star Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail, November 2016
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We had an amazing trip! I want to thank you and all at Gate 1 Travel for making our trip to Italy the best vacation ever. Everything was well planned and organized. I will highly recommend Gate 1 to all my friends, colleagues and family!

Darlene I. Calgary, Canada
14 Day Classic France, October 2016
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My trip to France was great and enjoyable, and our guide was great. She was very knowledgeable and very helpful with everything. One of the best guides I've had on my trips. Thank you very much with your help in setting up my trip.

Lupe L. Albuquerque, NM
8 Day Paris, Provence & the French Riviera, October 2016
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Our trip was fantastic. Jenny our tour guide was amazing. France is a wonderful place to visit and Gate 1 makes it so easy as they handle all logistics flawlessly. I will recommend Gate 1 to all my friends.

Craig C. Garrison, NY
14 Day Classic France, September 2016
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It was a wonderful trip. We really enjoyed Paris and all the places we went. The hotels were good and the tour guide, Patrick was knowledgeable and hospitable. The restaurants and wine tastings were superb. We met congenial people on the tour.

Donald M. Columbia, MD
9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy, September 2016
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Our trip was fantastic. We loved walking the battle grounds in Normandy. It was a very moving experience. Being on Omaha Beach was earth shattering. Our guide, Craig, was one of the best guides we have ever had with our ten trips with Gate 1.

Francis S. Summerville, SC
9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy, September 2016
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The trip was wonderful. Our guide Edo was informative, pleasant and fun. Our driver, Yennis was awesome. We truly enjoyed the tour and it has inspired us to begin planning another trip to France.

Susan C. Hoover, AL
9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy, August 2016
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We were very happy with our tour to Paris/Loire Valley and Normandy. Representatives at the airport were waiting for us when we arrived to take us to our hotel. All three hotels visited throughout our trip were extremely nice, clean and in the heart of where we were visiting. All meals provided by Gate 1 were both very good and in wonderful restaurants, especially our final meal as a group where we had an excellent meal with entertainment to end our tour with our other tour members. However what really makes a trip memorable is your tour guide and we had one of the best with Jennie. In our many travels, she was the best time manager we have ever experienced getting us to the tour sites with no waiting, beating the crowds and still allowing us plenty of time to enjoy the sites. She was extremely knowledgeable on site histories and had a wonderful sense of what was important to the group, this was especially evident when in Normandy making sure we visited the areas that our veterans met with such opposition during the landings. In addition to being a wonderful tour guide, she was wonderful assisting us in any questions, reservations or logistics that we had when on our personal time. All in all, Gate 1 did a great job and we would not hesitate taking more trips with your company.

Sharon G. The Villages, FL
14 Day Classic France, August 2016
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We had a wonderful time. Weather was virtually perfect, the tour manager was extremely personable and professional, the sights in France were glorious. We returned with memories we will treasure.

Michael M. Dunedin, FL
8 Day Paris, Provence & the French Riviera, July 2016
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Our trip was one of the most fantastic experiences we have ever had. Our guide (Simeon) was very charming and knowledgeable about all of the locations we visited on the trip. From hotel check in to tickets for entry to side tours, all was handled ahead of time to move our group along in a hassle free enjoyable trip. From Simeon marking our maps to get us around town on our free time to head counts and making sure all were accounted for. We will definitely use Gate 1 again, possibly as soon as next year for a trip to Spain or the Canadian Rockies. I am spreading the word on your behalf of how Gate 1 can make a dream trip become THE trip of a lifetime.

Russell H. Phoenix, AZ

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