Grand Europe

Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, France, Italy and Vatican

17 Nights / 18 Days

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Tour Highlights

Belgium

  • Atomium Structure photo stop
  • Walking Tour of Brussels view the Grand Place & Mannekin Pis Statue

Netherlands

  • Keukenhof... read more

Family , Honeymoon , Luxury , Romantic

Departure : London

An ideal 18 Days European Tour covering Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, France, Italy and Vatican

Tour Highlights

Belgium

  • Atomium Structure photo stop
  • Walking Tour of Brussels view the Grand Place & Mannekin Pis Statue

Netherlands

  • Keukenhof Tulip Gardens OR Madurodam Model Village with entrance
  • Volendam Fishing Village Free time to explore the village
  • Amsterdam Canal Cruise with entrance
  • Cheese & Clog Demonstration with entrance

Germany

  • Cologne visit Cologne Catherdral
  • River Rhine Cruise with entrance and complimentary tea
  • Heidelberg Castle photo stop
  • Black Forest drive through the scenic region
  • Cuckoo Clock demonstration & shop

Switzerland

  • Mt Jungfrau with entrance and complimentary tea
  • Mt Titlis with entrance
  • Rhine Falls The largest plain waterfalls in Europe
  • Geneva City Tour view Flower Clock, UN Building, Jet d’Eau and more
  • Lucerne City Tour view the Lion Monument & Chapel Bridge
  • Interlaken Free time to explore & shop
  • Zurich City Tour
  • Swissminiatur with entrance

Liechtenstein & Austria

  • Vaduz photo stop
  • Innsbruck City Tour
  • Swarovski Crystal Museum with entrance

Italy

  • Venice Boat ride to St. Marks Square, Gondola Ride with entrance & Murano Glass Showroom
  • Rome City Tour with local guide, Colosseum photo stop, visit the Pantheon & Roman Forum
  • Florence City Tour with local guide, Statue of David at Piazza Michelangelo, Ponte Vecchio, view the Piazza Della
  • Signoria, Basilica of Santa Croce (with entrance) and The Duomo
  • Pisa view the Leaning Tower (from outside) & The Duomo
  • Verona Free time to explore the city
  • Modena Ferrari Museum with entrance
  • Milan City Tour, Duomo di Milano, Scala Opera House, Victor Emmanuel Gallery
  • Capri Excursion to Mt. Solaro via Cable Car
  • Lake Como Free time to explore the town

Vatican

  • St Peters Basilica & Square
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with entrance

    France
  • Eiffel Tower (3rd floor) with entrance
  • Disneyland Paris with entrance
  • River Seine Boat Cruise with entrance
  • Versailles Gardens with entrance
  • French Perfumery included
  • Paris Orientation Tour
  • Louvre Museum entrance not included
  • Night Tour of Paris included in your price

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1
London - Calais - Brussels - Holland

Board the coach and cross the English Channel by ferry or Eurotunnel. From Calais, start your journey to the capital city of Belgium, Brussels. On arrival, start with a photo stop at the most iconic structure, The Atomium, followed by the famous Mannekin Pis Statue and the Grand Place.
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Day 2
Madurodam - Volendam - Amsterdam

Visit Madurodam, this miniature city offers highlights of Netherlands on a scale of 1:25; here view models of palaces, canals, windmills, and even Schiphol airport. The next stop will be at Volendam and the cheese and clog farm for a demonstration on the making process. Before continuing to the amazing city of Amsterdam to enjoy a tranquil canal cruise.
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Day 3
Holland - Cologne - River Rhine Cruise

Travel to the city of Cologne, Germany. Visit the breathtaking Cologne Cathedral, known as the Dome Church that stands 157 metres in height. The Cathedral is truly a masterpiece; taking over six hundred years to construct and is one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany. Depart to Boppard for a scenic boat cruise on the River Rhine; enjoy picturesque views of vineyards and castles as you cruise along the longest river in Germany. Whilst aboard the cruise, enjoy a hot cup of tea to accompany the wonderful scenery.
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Day 4
Heidelberg - Black Forest - Rhine Falls - Zurich

Travel to Heidelberg; surrounded by mountains and forests. Here, have an opportunity to photograph the famous Heidelberg Castle perched on the hills above. Travel to the Black Forest region in South Germany. On arrival, enjoy a demonstration on how the cuckoo clocks are made and have an opportunity to purchase them along with other souvenirs. Later, travel to Switzerland and witness the largest waterfalls in Europe, the Rhine Falls. Then drive to Zurich; here enjoy some free time to explore this amazing city, where you can view the Gross Munster Church, Limmat River and Lake Zurich.

Your seat numbers and Tour Manager may change on day 4
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Day 5
Mt. Jungfrau - Interlaken

Depart for Jungfrau. On route, witness the stunning scenery of the Lauterbrunnen Valley, the deepest U-shaped valley in the world rising a sheer 1000 metres. On arrival, board a cogwheel train to the top of Mt. Jungfrau at 3454 metres above sea level. At the top, have free time to explore the Ice Palace to view life-sized ice sculptures, visit the Sphinx observation tower for spectacular views of the Aletsch glacier and surrounding peaks. Before you depart, enjoy a warming cup of masala tea whilst savouring your experience at the top of Europe. Later, drive to the oldest tourist resort in Switzerland, Interlaken. Here enjoy shopping and breathtaking scenery.
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Day 6
Mt. Titlis - Lucerne

Ascend 10.000ft to the summit of Mt. Titlis. Take the world's first revolving cable car, the Titlis Rotair. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Swiss landscapes. At Mt. Titlis have free time to play in the snow and visit the ice caves or take a professional photo in traditional Swiss outfits. Depart for Lucerne to view the Lion Monument and one of the oldest wooden bridges in the world, The Chapel Bridge, enjoy free time to explore the town.
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Day 7
Switzerland - Vaduz - Swarovski - Innsbruck

Depart for Liechtenstein, one of the smallest countries in Europe. Stop, for a photo stop, in the capital city, Vaduz. Later proceed to Austria to see the famous Swarovski Crystal Museum, before driving to Innsbruck, offering a combination of culture, history and nature. On arrival, take an orientation tour, covering the symbol of the city, the Golden roof and the Triumphal Arch, before checking into your hotel. Swarovski Museum is closed due to renovation and will re-open on May 1, 2015. Departures that arrive before May 1 will visit the Swarovski flagship store in Innsbruck.
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Day 8
Innsbruck - Verona - Venice

Today depart for Verona. This remnant of the renaissance is known for its art and amazing architecture. Here follow the mythical Romeo and Juliet trail, which marks a series of fictional events and sites. Verona's houses, churches and piazzas combine to tell the fascinating story of this small, but hugely significant, northern Italian city. Later, depart for your overnight stay near Venice.
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Day 9
Venice - Rome

Depart for Venice; the most romantic city in Italy with its distinctive architecture and famous gondola rides. Begin with a boat ride to St Mark's Square, one of the most elegant squares in the world. See the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Basilica di San Marco. Visit the Murano Glass Showroom and purchase some beautiful Murano glass items. Finally enjoy a gondola ride while enjoying the ambience of Venice. In the afternoon depart for your hotel near Rome.
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Day 10
Rome - Vatican City

On arrival in Rome, be greeted by a local professional guide. The tour starts with a photo stop at the Colosseum which is surrounded by other sights such as the Arch of Constantine. View the Roman Forums, where ancient civilisations developed. Visit the Pantheon which was built in 126AD and boasts the worlds largest unreinforced concrete dome. Later, visit the Vatican City, home to the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church to see St. Peters Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, the best known chapel in the World, with its renowned architecture from the likes of Michelangelo. (As coaches are restricted to enter many parts of Rome, much of the tour is done on foot).
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Day 11
Capri

Depart to Capri, one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. On arrival, board a speedboat for a short journey to Capri Port. Then board onto a mini bus for a scenic journey to Anacapri; here enjoy free time before taking a cable car to Mt Solaro. At Mt Solaro enjoy the free time for opportunity to take mesmerising photos. Later proceed back to Capri port for your return journey back to Rome.
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Day 12
Florence - Pisa

Depart for Florence. On arrival, be greeted by your local professional guide. The tour of this renaissance city starts by viewing the impressive architecture of some of the ? nest historic buildings in Italy, such as the Basilica of Santa Croce, the ? nal resting place of Michelangelo, statue of David, the famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge on the Arno River and The Piazelle Michelangelo, for the most outstanding views of Florence. Later depart for Pisa, on arrival, marvel at The Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square) which is dominated by four great religious structures: the Duomo, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Baptistery and the Camposanto. Here have some free time here to buy souvenirs for friends and family.
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Day 13
Pisa - Modena - Milan

Depart for Modena, the home of the supercar Ferrari. Here visit the world famous Ferrari Museum, and immerse yourself in the companies rich history and enjoy an opportunity to drive in the Ferrari Simulator. Later depart to Milan; renowned as one of the design and fashion capitals of the world. Here enjoy some free time to explore the main square, home to Milan Cathedral also known as Duomo Di Milano. View the Victor Emmanuel Gallery as well as the famous Scala Opera house.
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Day 14
Lake Como - Swissminiatur - Geneva

In the morning, depart for Lake Como, the deepest lake in Europe; here witness some of the most stunning scenery in Europe and notably the location of James Bond's "Casino Royale". Travel to Swissminiatur, an exciting miniature village where visitors can admire more than 120 models of the most important buildings, monuments and transportation means in Switzerland at a scale of 1:25. The parks are beautifully decorated with a selection of 1,500 different plants and over 15,000 flowers. Later Depart for Geneva, on arrival be taken for a short city tour covering photo stops at the United Nations Building, The Flower Clock and the symbol of Geneva, the Jet d'Eau (weather permitting), which is one of the largest fountains in the world.
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Day 15
Geneva - Paris

Depart for Paris (approximate drive time will be six hours). On arrival, take a scenic boat cruise along the River Seine. Entirely glass fitted with a terrace, these boats are flawlessy designed to discover and admire Paris's rich architecture such as the Eiffel Tower, Musee d'Orsay, Notre Dame Cathedral as well as other landmarks, palaces and ornate bridges.
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Day 16
City Tour with Versailles Gardens

The tour will start with a visit to the renowned Versailles Gardens, a ? ne example of 17th century French landscaping covering an area of more than 800 hectares. Use this free time to take mesmerising photos, souvenir shopping or simply relax on the Royal Lawns. Then visit the famous 'Louvre Museum' and have the opportunity to view the renowned painting of 'Mona Lisa' (entrance not included). Later, visit Fragonard's perfume museum to purchase some unique French fragrances, soaps, candles and more. During your orientation tour, cover many of the most famous monuments in Paris. Enjoy the famous illuminations of Paris during your night tour. This panoramic tour will cover the spectacular 'Eiffel Tower', the most impressive structure at night, the 'Champs Elysees',
the beautiful 'Arc de Triomphe', 'Place de la Concorde' and many other historic buildings.
Note: The "Paris by Night" tour may be conducted on day 15 or 17.
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Day 17
Disneyland® Resort Paris

Today depart for the world famous Disneyland® Resort Paris. Here enjoy a fun and adventurous day out; choose between Disneyland® Park; which explores five themed lands filled with Disney classic stories and fairytales or Walt Disney Studios® Park; the behind-the scenes destination sensation allowing you to experience movie and cinema sets coming to life.
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Day 18
Paris - Calais - London

Today depart for Paris, to embark on a journey to the top ? oor of the Eiffel Tower for stunning views of Paris. Followed by free time at the Avenue des Champs-Elysees, the most prestigious avenue in Paris; with its cinemas, cafés, and luxury speciality shops (duration is time permitting). In the early afternoon, you can either complete your tour at Charles De Gaulle Airport for your return flight (ensure your flight is after 5pm) or continue with the coach to Calais for the channel crossing via high speed Eurotunnel or ferry, and bid farewell to the group before arriving at your drop off point.
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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Tour Inclusions

  • Return transportation by deluxe AC coach from your selected pick up point
  • Return channel crossing via Eurotunnel or Ferry
  • 17 nights accommodation in a 3/4* hotel with breakfast
  • 14 Indian dinners, 3 Continental dinners & 14 vegetarian lunches
  • Entrances and sightseeing as mentioned in Tour Highlights
  • All tips and service charges
  • Premium service of a Tour Manager

Price

Departure Dates Adult Child (2 - 11)
May - 06,20 $3100 $2380
Jun - 10 $3100 $2380
Jul - 01,22 $3100 $2380
Aug - 05,12 $3100 $2380

VALID UPTIL 30 SEPT 2018

Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a room Child 2-11 year must share a room with 2/3 adults infants 0-23 months price is £480 for a seat in coach only Max occupancy per room is 3 persons (excluding infants). £270 reduction will apply for 2nd child without bed.

Additional Excursions

Excursions Adult Child
Amsterdem Night Tour €20 €20
Trummelbeach Water falls €20 €15
(5-15 yrs)
Zurich City Tour €5 FREE
Ice Flyer €15 €6 (6-15years)
Rome Night Tour €20 Free
Lido Show €125 €35

Hotel

  • 2 nights at NH Zoetermeer or similar
  • 1 night at ACHAT Comfort Hotel or similar
  • 3 nights at Ramada Hotel Engelberg or similar
  • 1 night at Hotel Stay Inn or similar
  • 1 night at NH Mantegna or similar
  • 3 nights at Mercure Roma West or similar
  • 1 night at Hotel Lago Verde or similar
  • 1 night at Holiday Inn Milan Malpensa or similar
  • 1 night at Best Western Hôtel Chavannes or similar
  • 3 nights at Mercure Massy or similar

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