Highlights

Cities

(in order of visit): Rome, Assisi, Florence, Pisa, Venice, Milan, Chamonix, Geneva, Zurich, Constance, Meersburg, Rothenburg, Heidelberg, Worms, Strasbourg, Versailles, Paris, Windsor, London

Museums/Galleries

Vatican Museum (Vatican City), Sistine Chapel (Vatican City), Academy Gallery (Florence), Convent and Museum of St. Marks (Florence), International Museum of the Reformation (Geneva), Versailles Palace and Gardens (Versailles), Louvre (Paris), Crown Jewels (London), British Museum—optional (London); see such famous works of art as Michelangelo’s David, Pieta, Creation and Last Judgment; Giotto’s frescos, Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise”; Brunelleschi’s dome in Florence, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa

Historical sites

Colosseum (Rome), Roman Forum (Rome), Pantheon (Rome), Leaning Tower of Pisa, Eiffel Tower (Paris), Westminster Abbey and Tower of London (London)

Castles/Palaces

Doge Palace (Venice), Meersburg Castle, Heidelberg Castle, Palace of Versailles, Windsor Castle, Tower of London, Changing of the guard outside Buckingham Palace

Basilicas, Cathedrals, and Churches

St. Peter's Basilica and St. Paul’s Outside the Wall (Rome), Basilica of St. Francis, Cathedral of Santa Maria and Santa Croce Church (Florence), St. Mark's (Venice), Milan Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church (Geneva, church of John Calvin), Knox's Chapel (Geneva; site of John Knox's preaching while he was in Geneva), Grossmunster Cathedral (Zurich), Strasbourg Cathedral, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris), Westminster Abbey (London), Spurgeon’s Metropolitan Tabernacle (London), Wesley’s Chapel (London)

Special Travel Excursions

Boat ride from the mainland to Venice islands, gondola ride in Venice (optional), boat ride across Lake Constance, funicular up to Heidelberg Castle, canal cruise in Strasbourg, evening boat ride on the illuminated Seine River in Paris, Eurostar train from Paris to London through the Chunnel

Special Sightseeing Events

Visit Rhine Falls along the Rhine, take a candlelight tour in the walled, medieval town of Rothenberg, enjoy special dinners in Rome, Venice, Chamonix, watch Venetian glassblowers, enjoy an overnight at an Alpine hotel in Chamonix as well as an overnight in the walled medieval town of Rothenberg, shop along the Ponte Vecchio Bridge in Florence, view the famous Leaning Tower and Miracle Square in Pisa, visit the royal apartments and Hall of Mirrors in Versailles, enjoy the scenic view from the Eiffel Tower, watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace

Visit the places and learn about important leaders connected with the Reformation and Church History.