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The Leonardo da Vinci grand tour of Europe
12 days from CAD9,125pp
Examine the Mona Lisa with an expert local guide in the Louvre in Paris.
Stroll through Leonardo’s chateau and gardens in the Loire valley where he died.
Visit the Queen’s Gallery in Buckingham Palace to view the Royal Collection of da Vinci drawings.
Explore a room dedicated to Leonardo’s work on a guided tour of Uffizi Gallery.
- Loire Eastern Region
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Day 1 Florence
Upon arrival in Florence you'll be met by your driver and driven to your hotel in Florence. The rest of the day is at leisure, we suggest a self-guided walking tour of the city.
Day 2 Florence
Day 3 Milan
Your private driver will meet you and transfer you to Florence station where you will take the high-speed train to Milan. Upon arrival you will meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Milan.
Day 4 Milan
Day 5 London
Meet your driver and transfer to Milan Linate Airport to take the short flight to London. Upon arrival into London Heathrow you'll be met by your private driver and driven to your hotel in the heart of London. The rest of the day is at your leisure, we suggest exploring the pretty Kensington area and nearby Hyde Park. Once you've settled in, make your way to the meeting point for a shared Afternoon Tea Bus tour of London, which showcases the iconic highlights of the city including Big Ben, Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London, whilst you indulge in a traditional English afternoon tea with champagne.
Day 6 London
You have a full day today at leisure to visit da Vinci exhibitions in some of England's best museums. Begin in the Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace, where a collection of over 200 drawings is on display until mid-October. Tickets for this are included. Continue at your leisure to visit other da Vinci masterpieces in the National Gallery and the British Museum.
Day 7 Paris
Make your own way to London St Pancras train station this morning, to board the Eurostar train to Paris. Your private driver will take you from the station to your hotel and after check in, you’ll have the afternoon at leisure to explore the city’s extensive Renaissance architecture.
Day 8 Paris
Day 9 Amboise
Day 10 Amboise
Day 11 Paris
Day 12 Return home
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