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Parades to Piazzas

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Parades to Piazzas - Topdeck
Parades to Piazzas - Topdeck
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4 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+6
Ends
Rome
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Highlights

Start in London and end in Rome! With the discovery tour Parades to Piazzas, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from London to Rome and through London, England and 6 other destinations in Europe. Parades to Piazzas includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
48
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus

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  • SB
    Written on December 4, 2017
    1.5 - Rather poor

    My Biggest mistake of life was to book a tour with topdeck! Other than comfortable bus, nothing else was good! The tour guide seemed like just finishing off her defined duty, without any interest to guide and help us. She had limited knowledge of the places wherever we went. No guidance on how to travel within the city and reach hotel during free days was provided. Poor timing of optional activities (too early at times, especially for Mt. Titlis tour, Switzerland, that everyone got free so early and had nothing else to do all day long as there was nothing else around). Google suggested to take half day trip to Lucerne close by (something our guide had no idea about). She had poor management skills, lack of knowledge to suggest activities during free days. Poor location of hotels (far away from main city) with no basic facilities like drinking water, hair dryer, etc. Breakfast included seemed stale and tasteless. Restaurant for dinner included was 2 km away from hotel in Florence. The walking tour in Florence was repetitive stretch, which we covered four times (to-and-fro for dinner and same stretch during walking tour next morning). She was always in a hurry during the 5 hours walking tour in Rome (left few people behind and had to go back to find them). She was least interested to listen when suggested to make things better. It felt like a training camp than a holiday ! Only good thing was the local tour guide (booked separately) in Vatican City. Overall, waste of money! NEVER book with topdeck!
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  • M
    Written on February 1, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    A fantastic trip and Amanda and Antonio were amazing - very helpful and always friendly and easy to chat to. It is a great way to taste each city!
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  • T
    Written on January 28, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

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  • Parades to Piazzas reviewer 4
    Written on April 24, 2014
    4.0 - Good

    Elise Tait was a rad tour guide, she is so friendly and approachable.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: London, England to Paris, France (or join in Paris)
  2. Day 2: Paris
  3. Day 3: Paris to Swiss Alps, Switzerland
  4. Day 4: Swiss Alps
  5. Day 5: Swiss Alps to Florence, Italy
  6. Day 6: Florence to Rome
  7. Day 7: Rome including Vatican City visit
  8. Day 8: Rome

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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    Questions & Answers

    Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • June 11, 2015

      Can I join the tour in Paris?

      Yes it is possible to join this tour in Paris, you will simply meet the group in the late afternoon at the joining point hotel in Paris. The price of the tour will not change, but you will not miss out on any of the Paris activities by selecting to join there. Please indicate at time of booking if you wish to join in Paris or London.

    • November 18, 2014

      Is the airfare included in the price of the tour?

      No, airfares are not included.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Amanda Bunn
      "The greatest adventure yet! Guiding with Topdeck is a dream come true for me! I LOVE travel, lets be..."
    • Elise Tait
      "Hi! I'm Elise and I've been working for Topdeck for a few years now. I'm absolutely addicted to Europe..."

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

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    England
    Euro
    France , Italy and Vatican City (Holy See)
    CHF
    Franc
    Switzerland

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    EnglandFrance, Italy and Vatican City (Holy See)SwitzerlandItaly

    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    London is the starting point and Rome is the endpoint.
    Max group size
    48 is the maximum group size for Parades to Piazzas.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 47 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 August 2018 the full payment of $1,439 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1439 for Parades to Piazzas, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,536 km.
    • London (England)
    • 152 km
    • Calais (France)
    • 235 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 506 km
    • Engelberg (Switzerland)
    • 406 km
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 232 km
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 3 km
    • Vatican City (Vatican City (Holy See))
    • 3 km
    • Rome (Italy)

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