JEC Italy 2018 28th Sep - 14th Oct 2018From £3,525.00 per person
JEC Italy 2018
JEC Italy 2018
Florence & Tuscany
28th September – 14th October
JEC Italy will take you to Florence – the capital of Tuscany and a city bursting with beautiful Renaissance art and architecture. The journey down to Florence will pass through the Champagne region of France and over the mountains to Switzerland and Lake Geneva.
With 6 nights near Florence you have several days to visit the surrounding mountains, villages and rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside and with Pisa & San Marino being so close, they are certainly worth a visit too.
Take the Eurotunnel to Calais, then head down to Reims for your first night in the heart of the city.
(Approximate driving distance: 165 miles)
Depart Reims and cross the Jura mountains to Switzerland and your hotel for two nights overlooking Lake Geneva.
(Approximate driving distance: 300 miles)
Following breakfast you have a whole day to visit nearby Montreux – a wonderful lakeside town famous for its legendary Jazz Festival but with significant tributes to Charlie Chaplin and Freddie Mercury, both of whom lived here and left a lasting legacy.
A stunning days drive over the Alps following a small part of the Mille Miglia route for an overnight stay in Parma.
(Approximate driving distance: 265 miles)
With a shorter drive today you have plenty of time to visit the Maranello garage en route to your luxury hotel in the low lying Tuscan hills above Florence.
(Approximate driving distance: 100 miles)
3rd – 7th October
With six nights in your luxury hotel there will be plenty of time to relax and explore the surrounding mountains and villages as well as visit the beautiful town of Florence and Pisa.
8th – 9th October
This route will take you to the historic city of Turin – home of Fiat and stunning Baroque architecture. There you will have a full day to explore the beautiful city of Turin, take in the rooftop views from the Fiat factory and visit the car museum.
(Approximate driving distance: 250 miles)
Time to leave Italy and head back to France on a beautiful scenic drive through the Haute Savoie to the lakeside town of Annecy.
(Approximate driving distance: 145 miles)
11th – 12th October
After breakfast head through Switzerland for a 2-night stay in the medieval town of Freiburg. This will enable you to take a trip to Mulhouse and the world famous Schlumpf Museum or stay local and explore the historic town.
(Approximate driving distance: 225 miles)
After a leisurely breakfast head to Spa in Belgium for the final overnight stay and group dinner.
(Approximate driving distance: 230 miles)
The end of the tour and time to head back to Calais for your journey home.
(Approximate driving distance: 215 miles)