Tour Number: 1445487XC
Group Leader's Name: Sara Unger
Departure Date: 5/17/2014
Return Dates: 5/27/2014
Departure Gateway: Chicago
11 days
London, Paris, Zurich, extension to Milan

Balance invaluable European business insights with the iconic landmarks that frame them.

Two-and-a-quarter centuries after the ink dried on the Treaty of Paris, the political, cultural and economic forces that bridge the Atlantic are more dynamic than ever. This is the lens affixed to Business & Culture in Europe, and for 11 days, it’s yours to examine in unique detail.
Business and Culture in Europe tour map
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Arrive in London

    Take a walking tour of London

    • The Strand
    • Trafalgar Square
    • Leicester Square
    • Covent Garden

    Enjoy a pub dinner

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
  • Day 4: London

    Lecture: Attend a business lecture**

    Business Visit: Visit a local company**

  • Day 5: Paris

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    • Latin Quarter

    Visit the Louvre

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter

  • Day 6: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Les Invalides
    Add this in-depth excursion
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Welcome to the world headquarters of decadence—the grand palace of Versailles. The enormous estate was built to keep commoners far from its gilded doors and expansive gardens—but fortunately, you won’t have to win Louie or Marie’s notoriously fickle favor to get in. After spending the day in a maze of manicured shrubbery and the staggering Hall of Mirrors, continue the theme of indulgence by treating yourself at a local patisserie nearby.
  • Day 7: Paris

    Business visit: Visit a local company**

  • Day 8: Zurich

    Take a train to Zurich

  • Day 9: Zurich

    Business visit: Visit a local company**

  • Day 10: Lucerne + Zurich

    Travel to Lucerne

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    • Löwendenkmal
    • Kapellbrücke
    Add this in-depth excursion
    Mount Pilatus

    Mount Pilatus

    This exciting half-day optional adventure takes you to the top of Mount Pilatus, the majestic mountain backdrop of Lucerne. Journey to the foot of the mountain and ride the famous Pilatus cog railway or cable car to the top. After 6,387 feet, you’ll reach the summit and be rewarded with a splendid panorama of Lucerne, its lake and the glorious snow-capped Alps. On a clear day, you can see for more than 200 miles! (Please note: Mount Pilatus can be cold, even in summer; warm clothes and appropriate shoes are recommended.)
  • Day 11: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Arrive in London

    Take a walking tour of London

    • The Strand
    • Trafalgar Square
    • Leicester Square
    • Covent Garden

    Enjoy a pub dinner

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
  • Day 4: London

    Lecture: Attend a business lecture**

    Business Visit: Visit a local company**

  • Day 5: Paris

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    • Latin Quarter

    Visit the Louvre

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter

  • Day 6: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Les Invalides
    Add this in-depth excursion
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Welcome to the world headquarters of decadence—the grand palace of Versailles. The enormous estate was built to keep commoners far from its gilded doors and expansive gardens—but fortunately, you won’t have to win Louie or Marie’s notoriously fickle favor to get in. After spending the day in a maze of manicured shrubbery and the staggering Hall of Mirrors, continue the theme of indulgence by treating yourself at a local patisserie nearby.
  • Day 7: Paris

    Business visit: Visit a local company**

  • Day 8: Zurich

    Take a train to Zurich

  • Day 9: Zurich

    Business visit: Visit a local company**

  • Day 10: Lucerne + Zurich

    Travel to Lucerne

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    • Löwendenkmal
    • Kapellbrücke
    Add this in-depth excursion
    Mount Pilatus

    Mount Pilatus

    This exciting half-day optional adventure takes you to the top of Mount Pilatus, the majestic mountain backdrop of Lucerne. Journey to the foot of the mountain and ride the famous Pilatus cog railway or cable car to the top. After 6,387 feet, you’ll reach the summit and be rewarded with a splendid panorama of Lucerne, its lake and the glorious snow-capped Alps. On a clear day, you can see for more than 200 miles! (Please note: Mount Pilatus can be cold, even in summer; warm clothes and appropriate shoes are recommended.)
  • Day 11: Depart for home

Everything you get

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group.

  • Accommodations

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • On-tour transportation

    We arrange all travel details so professors, chaperones and students can enjoy the tour to the fullest. That means we take care of flights, buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries, and subways.

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your tour. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    We have the best Tour Directors in the business. Your group will have a trusted, friendly guide at your side full-time on tour to manage all logistics, offer insight and guidance, and respond to any unexpected challenges.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    We have over 400 schools and offices in more than 50 countries, which means if something happens, we can react quickly and in person. We also include our $15 million liability policy and $1 million consumer protection plan at no additional cost to travelers.

  • Curriculum Integration

    We provide support and expertise to help you integrate academic goals into your tour itinerary as needed.

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