A tour for the Young at Heart:
European Discovery from $3,325

England - France - Italy - Vatican City

12 days - 10 nights
US departure date: June 26
London land tour start date June 27
Rome return date: July 7, 2021

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What's Included?

The 12-day land package includes:

Transportation and Lodging

  • 10 nights in 4-star hotels or better, 2-share rooms with private bath/shower
  • Porterage in/out hotels
  • Intra-Europe transportation by air-conditioned motor coach as per itinerary
  • Eurostar train from London to Paris
  • High speed TGV train from Paris to southern France

Meals

  • 10 continental breakfasts
  • 5 three-course specialty dinners, including:
    • Fish & Chips dinner
    • French Bistro dinner
    • Cote d’Azur French brasserie dinner
    • Tuscan Feast
    • Roman banquet in Trastevere

Activities, Admissions & Sights

Plus:

  • A private tour director for the entire duration of the land tour
  • All service charges and local taxes

European Discovery

Get ready for a whirlwind trip through 4 European countries.

This tour provides something for everyone, from mingling with locals on the London pub crawl and seeking adventure in Southern France to photographing the majesty of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and following historical footsteps in the Roman Forum and Parthenon. Unleash your inner adventurer, enjoy this well-rounded experience and make memories and new friends to last a lifetime.

ENGLAND: London (3 nights)

Welcome orientation and pub dinner. Pub crawl. Guided tour of London's Pomp & Pageantry. Big Ben. Buckingham Palace...


FRANCE
Paris (2 nights) - French Riviera (2 nights)

French bistro dinner. Paris by night. Seine River cruise. Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame. Arc de Triomphe. Moulin Rouge. Cannes and Monte Carlo. French Riviera beaches...


ITALY & VATICAN CITY
Tuscan Countryside (1 night) - Rome (2 nights) - Vatican City

Colosseum. Roman Forum. St. Peter's Basilica. Mt. Vesuvius Volcano. Roman Banquet. Tusan Countryside Stay. Wine & Olive Oil Tasting...


Free Airport Transfers & Discount Airfare

When you book your airfare through AESU, you get these great benefits:

  • Free airport transfers overseas on tour start and return dates
  • Hassle free—we take care of all the details
  • Free quotes & competitive rates
  • Fly with fellow travelers
  • Flexible payment schedule
  • AESU can help with special flight requests too
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Optional Activities & Excursions Offered on Your Trip.

Have it your way and personalize your trip by adding fun, optional activities. These activities are not included in your land package price to allow free time for those who want to explore on their own. Rates have been specially negotiated with the suppliers and will include transportation to and from the event, where applicable. All options are based on a minimum number of travelers participating. Rates listed are approximate rates in US$ and are subject to change. Contact your tour director upon arrival overseas to book and pay for your options. Payment to tour director in cash in local currency.

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Half-day optional excursion to Windsor Castle
$95

Nothing sums up the glamour of Monte Carlo more than the harbor, filled with expensive yachts and celebrities. Sun seekers bask in the sun at Plages du Larvotto with plenty in the way of fun water sports. See the legendary Monte Carlo casino, designed by French architect Jules Touzet. Cannes displays luxury yachts along its waterfront and has streets lined with equally luxurious like Ferraris and Lamborghinis. During some free time, the town known for the International Film Festival (May) has you visiting the historical Le Suquet neighborhood. Shop for designer clothes at fashionable Rue d'Antibes or people watch at the seaside promenade "La Croisette."
The above cost includes round-trip motor coach to both Cannes and Monte Carlo including a lunch en route.

Moulin Rouge / French Cabaret
$185

Since 1889 the cabaret show at the Moulin Rouge has been recognized world-wide because of its famous French can-can, immortalized by artist Toulouse-Lautrec.
The above cost includes transfers by taxi, metro and/or motor coach, entrance to the “Féerie” show at 11:00pm, and a glass of champagne.
NOTE: A surcharge of EURO10 per person will be applied for visits on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Cannes & Monte Carlo Excursion
$95

Nothing sums up the glamour of Monte Carlo more than the harbor, filled with expensive yachts and celebrities. Sun seekers bask in the sun at Plages du Larvotto with plenty in the way of fun water sports. See the legendary Monte Carlo casino, designed by French architect Jules Touzet. Cannes displays luxury yachts along its waterfront and has streets lined with equally luxurious like Ferraris and Lamborghinis. During some free time, the town known for the International Film Festival (May) has you visiting the historical Le Suquet neighborhood. Shop for designer clothes at fashionable Rue d'Antibes or people watch at the seaside promenade "La Croisette."
The above cost includes round-trip motor coach to both Cannes and Monte Carlo including a lunch en route.

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Free time is a chance to choose your own adventure and explore even further. With endless options in every city, what will you discover?

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Meals

Traveling on this trip will introduce you to some native cuisine, including local specialties.

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Hotels

We stay in superior tourist class hotels or better, all with private bath/shower in 2-share rooms. Our hotels have been specially selected for their European atmosphere, friendly hospitality, and cleanliness. Our hotels are centrally located or within a short walk of public transportation to take you to the landmark of your choice in the city you are visiting.

You'll be given a complete hotel address list with your final documents. Properties are subject to change and any substitutions would be the equivalent of those listed. Single supplement applies for single accommodations. Please check your itinerary.

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COPTHORNE TARA HOTEL LONDON KENSINGTON, London

Located in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington offers an extremely convenient location, with easy access to many shops and restaurants, as well as to the popular districts of Knightsbridge and Notting Hill.

MERCURE GARE DE LYON, Paris

In a modern building connected to Gare de Lyon, Mercure Paris Gare de Lyon provides access to two metro lines, 2 RER suburban lines, and mainline trains.You are close to the Bastille and about 300 meters from the Seine.The air-conditioned rooms are light and spacious and have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Private bathrooms have a hairdryer and free toiletries.Free Wi-Fi is included.

EXCELSIOR HOTEL, Saint Raphael

Saint Raphael is a lively and charming town situated between Cannes and Saint Tropez, on the Mediterranean coastline, with a nice sandy beach, port lined with pretty cafes and restaurants and a bustling center with shops and bars. The family run Hotel Excelsior enjoys an excellent situation on the sea front promenade, beside the Casino and a stone-throw from the sandy beach. Classic rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars.

VILLA VIGNA MAGGIO FARMHOUSE, Greve in Chianti

Laying on the hills where the Greve River arises and splits, set among cypresses and streams, Vignamaggio offers top quality accommodation with rooms, apartments and suites in the farmhouses and Renaissance villa.The ancient farmhouses Casolese and Cenobio are situated few steps from the main villa, the heart of the estate and a Renaissance treasure chest, built around a romantic internal courtyard and surrounded by splendid Italian gardens in the spaces between the forest and rows of cypresses.

HOTEL REGENT, Rome

The Hotel Regent is located in the heart of an exclusive residential neighborhood in Rome, the Parioli area, just minutes away from Villa Borghese, the National Gallery of Modern Art and Via Veneto. Easy access to the city is available via public transportation. Wifi may be limited and at an additional cost.

European Discovery - A Journey for the Young at Heart$3325.00
Click on a date below to get a quote or book online
Start In LondonEnd In RomeLand Only
2021
Jun 27  Jul 7$3325

Or call 800-638-7640 to speak with a travel expert

If you purchase your own airfare, book your overnight flight from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date listed above.

* Price per person based on a twin share room. If you're traveling alone, AESU will arrange for you to share a twin at NO EXTRA COST. If you prefer a single room, a single supplement of $975 will apply. Single accommodations are not available on the overnight ship from Italy to Greece.

AIRFARE

Gateway Cities

Fly into London, return from Rome

Airfare is not included in land price. If you choose to book air with AESU, after receipt of your land booking, AESU will email you a quote with your tour confirmation invoice. You will have 72 hours to accept or decline airfare. (Or call AESU at 800-638-7640 for a quote prior to booking).

Book Airfare with AESU - FREE Airport Transfers

Purchase your airfare from AESU and receive free arrival/departure transfers between the airport and your hotels. We also try to book you on the same flights as others traveling on your tour. Land only participants BOOKING OWN FLIGHT OVERSEAS, DO NOT receive airport arrival/departure transfers. If you book land only with us, book your flights from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date. If you are not booking flights through AESU, we recommend not booking airfare until your tour is guaranteed (This will be noted on website with “guaranteed departure” next to tour start date).

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How to Book

Click on a date above to get a quote or book online. You can make your $500 deposit ONLINE to confirm your space on the land tour. Full payment isn't due until 90 days before departure, and you or friends and family can make partial payments after you've booked (See NOTE below if within 90 days). Or you can scan/email or fax a booking form.

If you just want a quote and don’t want to secure a spot on the land program, select date above and click “Get a Quote” button on next page.

NOTE: Reservations to be paid in full 90 days prior to departure. Reservations received after this date are subject to availability and any airfare quote can only be held for 72 hours. Payment in full, for late bookings, will be due upon receipt of invoice from AESU. A late booking fee of $100 per person will apply.

All prices reflect a cash discount (For full payment by credit card, there is a 4% processing fee.) See invoice for payment details. FINAL PAYMENTS CANNOT BE MADE ONLINE. SEND CREDIT CARD FORM ON LAST PAGE OF INVOICE FOR ANY CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS AFTER INITIAL DEPOSIT.

To download a copy of the Terms and Conditions Click here.

Payment Plan

After paying a deposit of $500 online to reserve your spot, you can pay your balance in as many installments as you like, with a minimum of $100 for each transaction and no service fee. Please indicate booking number on your check payment. If you prefer to pay installments by credit card, please call us at 800-638-7640 for details. (All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 4% processing fee for any payments made by credit card after initial deposit.) The total tour cost (land, and air if applicable) must be paid in full at least 90 days before departure.

INSURANCE: We highly recommend travel insurance. (Check if trip insurance is offered directly by your Alumni Assoc.) If not, you can get a quote and purchase online through Trip Assure. See the insurance link on AESU's website under Travel Tools or copy this link into your browser: https://www.tripassure.com/main/?welcome=AESU3922MD

Is This Trip Right for You?


"This trip was phenomenal! I have made some lifelong friends and look forward to my next trip with AESU."
-Past traveler

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