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europe Trip with ursula
Friday, oct 21st to Sunday, nov 6th  
(15 nights)
previous dates: may 1-17/sep 4-20

Hello Bobbie, Kevin

I have updated the plan with the new dates and information .  Here you can find all details you need.   I will continue to add information, as reservations are made and additional things are added.     

Take your time going through this and let me know if you have any questions

For information purposes: 

Itinerary (Last updated on  Oct 12, 2022)

  • Oct 21(22) - Oct 25  LONDON 

    • Flight Orlando - London

      • Departing Friday, 8:50PM (Arriving 10:10 AM)

        • American Airlines (operated by British Airways) AA 6924

      • Record locator: SYRFOZ

      • Ticket Numbers:

        • Bobby: 0012432480886​

        • Kevin: 0012432480887

      • Overnight nonstop flight

    • Airport transfer: Driver will be waiting for you at the airport meeting point, with a sign with "Roberta Shaffbower" on it.​ 

      • Meeting Points:​

        • North Terminal: Costa Coffee

        • South Terminal: Info Desk

      • ​Provided by: Minicabit

    • Three nights in London (Saturday to Tuesday)

    • Oct 22nd - Saturday - Free Day. Check out recommendations by hotel information.

      • Check in is at 4:00 PM, but you will be able to leave your bags.  They just informed they have an option for a 2PM check in for an additional cost. I recommend you inquire about your options once you arrive. ​

    • Oct 23rd - Sunday

      • 2:15 PM - 04:00 PM - ​Tea Party tour of the city:  They'll take you round Big Ben, The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St James’s Park, Hyde Park, The Royal Albert Hall, Marble Arch, Nelson’s Column, Downing Street and more. The London sightseeing tour lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Tour departs at 2:30 PM. Please be on time. 

        • Meeting point: Victoria Coach Station (Gate 0 INSIDE THE STATION - check on the TV screen)​ (here)

        • This is about 25 min Taxi /Uber ride from the hotel.  

        • An option would be to visit the Buckingham Palace in the morning, before the tour. The Palace is near the vicinity of the Victoria Coach Station.  

    • Oct 24th - Monday - Free Day. Check out recommendations by hotel information.

    • Oct 25th - Tuesday - Travel Day. 

      • 05:00 AM - Airport Transfer. Car will come to pick you up at this time. 

      • 08:05 AM - Flight to Krakow 

  • Oct 25 - Oct 28  KRAKOW

    • Flight London (Heathrow) - Krakow

      • Departing Tuesday, 8:05 AM (Arriving 11:35 AM)

        • British Airlines BA0872

      • Record locator: WLPPJO

      • Ticket Numbers:

        • Bobby: 125-2138681895

        • Kevin: 125-2138681896

      • Nonstop flight

    • Airport Transfer: Driver will be waiting for you at the airport, with a sign with "Roberta Shaffbower" on it.​

      • Provider: Hotel Transfer service 

    • Three nights in Krakow (Tuesday to Friday)

    • Oct 25th - Tuesday - Arrival. Settle in hotel and explore around hotel. 

    • Oct 26th - Wednesday 

      • 07:30 AM - 05:00/06:00 PM - Group tour to Auschwitz Camp and Salt Mines

        • Pick up at the hotel.  Confirmed, pick up will b at 7:30AM. 

        • Please bring identification (passport)

        • Tour is supposed to last about 10 hours, with a stop fo lunch. Cost of food not included. 

    • Oct 27th - Thursday

      • 09:30 AM - History Walking tour

        • Meeting Point: Entrance of the St. Adalbert's Church (Here) This is only ​a   2-min walk from the hotel 

        • Guide: Rudolf (+48 501 392 399). He might contact you via WhatsApp with additional details. 

    • Oct 28th - Friday - Travel Day. Please coordinate with hotel transfer to airport. Or would you like me to reserve?

      • 06:00 AM- Airport Transfer. Car will come to pick you up at this time. 

      • 08:50 AM - Flight to Rome 

  • Oct 28 - Nov 1  ROME

    • Flight Krakow - Rome (Ciampino)

      • Departing Friday, 8:50 AM (Arriving 10:45 AM)

        • Ryan Air FR9663 

      • Record locator: PBSQ5Z

      • Nonstop flight

    • Airport Transfer: Driver will be waiting for you at the airport, with a sign with "Roberta Shaffbower" on it.​

      • Provider: MyTravelThru​

    • Four nights in Rome (Friday to Tuesday)

    • Oct 28th - Friday

      • ​06:00 PM - 08:30 PM - Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Guided Tour.

        • Meeting Point: At the bottom of the steps across the street from the Entrance of the Vatican Museums. The steps are located right next to Caffè Vaticano on the corner of Viale Vaticano and Via Tunisi (here)

          • Address: Via Tunisi, 4, 00192

        • This is a 27 minute walk from the apartment.  It would be a beautiful walk after you check in at the apartment and get a late lunch.  

    • Oct 29th - Saturday

      • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Walking Tour. ​

        • Meeting Point: Trajan's Column, The base of Trajan's column (here)​

        • This is about a 20 minute walk from the apartment.  You could get coffee and a pastry on the way. Take your time, plan accordingly.  

    • Oct 30th - Sunday

      • 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM - Catacombs Underground Tour

        • Meeting Point: Catacombe Domitilla located at address Via delle Sette Chiese, 282 - 00147 (here). 

        • ​Taxi/Uber ride there. About a 20 minute drive, and 12 Euros cost. 

        • Recommended to cover shoulders and knees. Bring jacket. 

        • Tickets are not included.  Please have cash ready, and wait for the guide to buy them together.  10Euros each. 

    • Oct 31st - Monday - Free Day.  Check out recommendations by hotel information.

    • Nov 1st - Tuesday - Travel Day

      • 06:45 AM - Airport Transfer: Driver will be waiting for you outside to take you to the airport. 

        • Provider: MyTravelThru​

      • 09:30 AM - Flight to Paris 

  • Nov 1 - Nov 6  PARIS (and Normandy)

    • Flight Rome (FCO)  - Paris (ORY)

      • Departing Tuesday, 9:30 AM (Arriving 11:40 AM)

        • Vueling Airlines VY6251

      • Record locator: IFGMRJ

      • See boarding Passes here

      • Nonstop flight

    • Airport Transfer: Driver will be waiting for you at the airport, with a sign with "Roberta Shaffbower" on it.​

      • Provider: Luxurious Service - Paris

    • Five Nights

  • Paris

    • Nov 1st - Tuesday

      • 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM - City tour on motorcycle/side car.

      • Meeting Point: Find your guide at Place de la Concorde (Here

      • This is a 10 minute drive from the hotel.  Please plan to take a taxi. 

    • Nov 2nd - Wednesday - Travel to Bayeux 

  • Bayeux

    • Nov 2nd - Wednesday​​

      • 11:17 AM - Arrival at Bayeux.  

        • You will have 90 minutes to make it to the hotel and hopefully check in. You can walk for 10 minutes or get a taxi. 

        • Also plan to grab a quick bite to eat on the train or before the tour.​

      • 12:55 PM to 5:00 PM - Normandy Tour: American D-Day Experience. ​

        • Meeting Point is the BAYEUX PLACE DE QUEBEC (Here). This is just a 2 minute walk from the hotel. ​

        • You will have plenty of time to check in at the hotel first (or at least leave your bags)

    • Nov 3rd - Thursday

      • 08:30/08:45 AM to 7:00 PM - Day Trip to ​Mont Saint Michel tour: Transportation, guide, and entry fee included. 

        • Pick up and drop off at the hotel.​

    • Nov 4th - Friday - Travel to Paris​

      • 09:40 AM - Train at Bayeux station (here)

        • Please plan accordingly.

          • Train info: SNCF | TER | 3304

          • Get tickets above

      • 12:02 PM - Arrival at Paris

  • Paris

    • Nov 4th ​- Friday  - Free Day (Catacombs)​​

    • Nov 5th - Saturday - Free Day (Versailles)

      • 10:30 AM Entry - These are timed tickets.  Please plan accordingly to make it on time.  I got you the "passport" ticket which grants you access to all open spaces, and audio guides.  (See tickets here)

        • Included in the ticket:

          • the Palace with timed entry;

          • the estate of Trianon;

          • the temporary exhibitions;

          • the Gallery of Coaches (every weekend); 

          • the Sculptures and Mouldings Gallery (every weekend);

          • the Gardens of the Palace;

          • the Park.

          • In order for you to make the most of the Estate of Versailles, the Gardens are open from 8am, the Estate of Trianon from 12pm., the Gallery of Coaches and the Sculptures and Mouldings Gallery from 12.30pm.

      • The entire trip should take about one hour. 

        • Metros seem to pass every 7-10 minutes.

        • Trains seem to pass every 15 minutes.

      • The best way to get to Versailles from Paris is by Train.  Line C will be the one most convenient for you.  ​To get to the train, you will need to take the metro first. .

        • Around the corner from the hotel you can catch the Metro at the Maubert station. The line to take will be Line 10 (towards Boulogne Pont de Saint-Cloud.)   

        • You will take metro to the Javel station. Once there, look for the train; the train line will be Line C (towards Versailles Chateau Rive Gauche).

          • You can buy your tickets all the way to Versailles at the first Metro Station. Metro and Train systems are integrated.  Select as destination "Versailles Château Rive Gauche" from Maubert station.  You can buy roundtrip tickets. 

        • From Javel Take Line C to "Versailles Château Rive Gauche". From there it is a 10-15 minute walk to Versailles.

      • The entire trip should take about one hour. 

        • Metros seem to pass every 7-10 minutes.

        • Trains seem to pass every 15 minutes.

      • On the way back, walk to "Versailles Château Rive Gauche". Take the Line C (Towards the city), to the Javel Station, and there catch the Metro Line 10 (towards Gare D'austerlitz), and get off at the Maubert station. 

    • Nov 6th - Sunday - Travel day. Travel Day. Please coordinate with hotel transfer to airport. 

      • 09:00 AM - Airport Transfer: Driver will be waiting for you outside to take you to the airport.  

      • 12:15 PM - Flight to Orlando 

  • Nov 6  ORLANDO

    • Flight Paris (CDG)  - Orlando

      • With stop in Chicago

    • Sunday, 12:15 PM  (Arriving in Orlando at 09:50 PM)

      • Arrives in Chicago at 2:30 PM and Depart at 6:06 PM​

    • American Airlines AA 151

      • AA 2529 (Chicago​ - Orlando)

    • Record locator: SYRFOZ

 

Note:​ Some flights will charge more if you have a carry one, so please just have a small personal item, and one checked bag (20kg = 44 lbs) per person. 

Accommodations

I have booked the following places for you, based on what we had before. Similar pricing and amenities.  

 

Like before, all accommodations are centrally locate; near attractions and areas with restaurants, cafes, bars, etc.  

Oct 21(22) - Oct 25  LONDON - Studio Apartment

  • You will be staying at Locke at Broken Wharf

    • Address:  2 Broken Wharf Broken Quay House
      City of London, London  EC4V 3DT, United Kingdom

    • Phone Number:  +44 330 202 0404

    • Check in is 16:00, and check out is 11:00 (They can hold your bags)

  • This apartment/hotel has its own small river front restaurant, working spaces and bar, and even a gym.

  • Within a mile walk, you can find places like the Shakespeare's Globe, the famous TATE Modern Museum, the Barbican, St. Paul's Cathedral and the iconic London Bridge.  For information and recommendations from the hotel on restaurants, bars, places to visit , and more,  check out this page by them.

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Oct 25 - Oct 28  KRAKOW - Hotel

  • You will be staying at Hotel Betmanowska Main Square Residence

    • Address:  Rynek Główny 44, Old Town
      31-017 Kraków, Poland

    • Phone Number:  +48 12 426 40 81

    • Check in 15:00, and check out is 12:00

    • Breakfast is included

  • This hotel has 2 restaurants, and a pub. 

  • It is located right next to the famous Main Square in Kraków.  In the heart of the city.  walking distance to local attractions.   If you want to know more about main sites in the city, check out this page.  It's a site I like to reference sometimes for cultural recommendations. 

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Oct 28 - Nov 1  ROME - Apartment

  • You will be staying at a beautiful apartment in he heart of Rome

  • The apartment is located in the heart of the city, on the historic street of antiques. From there you can walk to Piazza Navona, Campo de' Fiori, the beautiful Fontana di Trevi, Piazza San Pietro, Via del Corso and the popular Piazza di Spagna. If you want to know more about main sites in the city, check out this page.  It's a site I like to reference sometimes for cultural recommendations. 

  • CHECK IN INFORMATION:  

    • ​You will be self checking in at your arrival. There is a chance Alojsia meets you as well to help you. 

      • She will reach out before check in to let you know if the apartment is ready early or not.  If it is not ready, you can still go to drop off bags. 

      • Feel free to contact her that day to coordinate as well.  

    • The check-in process is really easy: when you are in front of the building, open this link 

    • On that page, you will see 2 buttons. One is for the building door and the other is for the apartment door:

      • Tap the building door button when you are in front of the building.

      • A pop-up will open on your phone screen asking you to ring the bell INT. 9

      • Ring the bell INT. 9 and only after ringing, tap OK on the pop-up message on your phone and the door will open.

      • Repeat the same procedure on 1st floor to open the gate.

      • Climb up to the last floor, and then tap the button “porta appartamento” to open the door on the right. That’s it!

      • You will then find the keys hanging at the board in the kitchen 😉

    • REGISTRATION: The hostess needs you to register within 24 hrs of checking in. This is a City requirement. 

    • You can do it from now directly thru this secured link . Enter your information. 

    • Contact Alejsia if you have any questions.  

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Nov 1 -2 / Nov 4 - 6  PARIS - Hotel

  • You will be staying at  Hôtel Jardin de Cluny

    • Address:  9, Rue du Sommerard 5th arr.
      75005 Paris, France

    • Phone Number:  +33 1 43 54 22 66

    • Check in at 15:00, and check out is at 12:00

    • Breakfast is included

  • This hotel is located near the famous Notre Dame Church, and the beautiful Luxembourg gardens/Park.  In an area of the city that very touristy but also very local.  Lively, tons of options for restaurants and places to see. If you want to know more about main sites in the city and near the hotel check out this page the hotel has created.  

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Nov 2 - 4  BAYEUX - Hotel

  • You will be staying at  La Maison de Mathilde

    • Address:  23 Rue Larcher
      14400 Bayeux, France

    • Phone Number:  +33 2 31 92 08 13

    • Check in at 15:00, and check out is at 11:30

    • Breakfast is not included, but it is available for $12.

  • This hotel is located in the heart of the historic center.  It has its own restaurant and lovely terrace.  It is about a 10-15 minute walk from the train station.  You can walk there, but also catch a taxi if you would like instead. 

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Package Details:

  • All accommodations

    • London hotel 

    • Krakow Hotel 

    • Paris Hotel

    • Bayeux Bed and Breakfast - Breakfast Included

    • Rome Apartment

  • All Flights (Including one checked bag each, carry ons, and extended leg space where possible) and round trip train ride to Bayeux.

    • Orlando - London​

    • London - Krakow

    • Krakow - Rome 

    • Rome - Paris 

    • Paris - Bayeux - Paris (Train)

    • Paris - Orlando

  • Activities as described in each location

    • London - Tea Party tour of the city

    • Krakow - Group tour to Auschwitz Camp and Salt Mines ( 10hours), and citty walking tour.

    • Rome - Group Underground City tour, walking City tour, Vatican tour.

    • Paris -City tour on motorcycle/side car

    • Bayeux - Group Normandy tour (5-6 Hours)

    • Bayeux - Group Mont Saint Michel tour (5-6 hours) 

  • Concierge services before and during your trip. We recommend and help with reservations at restaurants, shows, and other things to do. We can also help setting up transportation. All of this can be planned in advance and pay through us so you don't have to worry paying later 

  • We would provide as well guidance and recommendations for you to enjoy during your free time. 

Let me know if you have any questions or comments after reviewing the package.  

Thank you 

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