Local departure by coach or Door to Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.
We travel south to the Cremona area in northern Italy for an overnight stay. B,D
Day 3 - Pisa
We continue through Italy, making a call into Pisa where you can view the famous leaning tower before continuing to the spa town of Chianciano Terme, located in the wine producing area of Umbria, about 80 miles north of Rome where we stay for five nights. B,D
Day 4 - Tuscan countryside
Today we offer an included excursion around the Tuscan countryside, with stops in the wine towns of Montepulciano, Pienza and Montalcino. B,D
Day 5 - Rome and The Vatican
An included full-day visit to Rome and The Vatican City. We begin in The Vatican, where you can discover the treasures of St. Peter’s Square, where some of the most important Papal ceremonies take place. Perhaps visit the Sistine Chapel to take in the awe-inspiring frescoes (entrance at extra cost). Afterwards, enjoy free time in Rome, or why not join our optional guided sightseeing tour by coach and on foot to take in the sights such as the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, the Piazza Venezia and much more. B,D
Day 6 - Siena
After a leisurely morning, join our optional afternoon excursion to Siena. No visit to Italy is complete without seeing this beautiful city. Discover the Piazza del Campo, claimed to be perhaps the most attractive in Europe and wander the maze of narrow medieval streets. B,D
Day 7 - Assisi
Today we have an included visit to Assisi, known for the famous Basilica, where St. Francis is buried and one of the greatest Christian shrines in the world. B,D
Day 8 - Florence
We leave Chianciano and call into Florence, where you will have some free time to relax and explore this marvellous city with its culture, art and outstanding Renaissance architecture. In the afternoon, we continue north to Lake Garda, our base for the next two nights. B,D
Day 9 - Lake Garda
A day to relax and enjoy the simple pleasures of life around this beautiful lake. Alternatively, join our optional guided tour visiting some of the local villages which sit on the shores of the lake, with a backdrop of mountains rising from the shore side. B,D
We leave Lake Garda and travel north over the spectacular Brenner Pass from Italy into Austria, then through the mountain pass into Bavaria, arriving late afternoon at our accommodation in the Oberammergau area for a two-night stay. Enjoy a relaxing evening ahead of tomorrow’s spectacle. B,D
Day 11 - Oberammergau
This morning, enjoy free time in the environs of Oberammergau. Lunch will be at noon before the start of the Passion Play at 2.30pm*. After a break for dinner between 5pm and 8pm, the play will continue until 10.30pm, when we will transfer back to our accommodation. B,L,D
Day 12 - Rothenburg ob de Tauber
We leave Oberammergau after breakfast and travel north through Germany along the Romantic Road, calling into Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval towns. Enjoy free time to relax before we continue to our hotel in the Mannheim area for an overnight stay. B,D
Day 13 - The Rhine Valley
Our route takes us through the picturesque Rhine Valley. Our first call is at Rüdesheim on the banks of the river. The heart of the old town is the Drosselgasse, a narrow cobbled street with restaurants and wine taverns. As we venture north along the valley, you will have the chance to join an optional relaxing sightseeing cruise taking in the views from the river. Continue to our overnight hotel in Belgium. B
Return home. B
Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
* From 17th Aug-4th Oct, times for the play are as follows: performance begins at 1.30pm, dinner 4pm-7pm, performance ends at 9.30pm.
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✓ Deluxe armchair-style seats with adjustable head rests, central arm rests with cup holders and retractable calf rests give you a more comfortable journey.
✓ As part of Luxuria’s unique layout there will be up to 5 individual seats available, likely to be very popular with single travellers and those who enjoy their own personal space.
✓ U.K. plug sockets and USB points at each seat mean you can keep your devices fully charged at all times.
✓ Every seat has its own, fully interactive, touch screen T.V. offering a wide choice of entertainment so you can control what you want to watch and when