Treasures of Europe

Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, Vatican

8 Nights / 9 Days

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Tour Highlights

No of days:  8 Nights/ 9 Days            ... read more

Family , Heritage , Romantic

Departure : London

An Ideal 9 Days tour, visiting Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy and Vatican

Tour Highlights

No of days:  8 Nights/ 9 Days                      

Overview of the trip:

  • Day 1: London – Calais – Brussels
  • Day 2: Black Forest - Rhine Falls - Lucerne
  • Day 3: Titlis - Venice
  • Day 4: Venice - Rome
  • Day 5: Rome - Vatican City
  • Day 6: Rome - Florence
  • Day 7: Pisa - Geneva
  • Day 8: Geneva - Paris
  • Day 9: Paris - Calais – London

Glimpses of the tour:

Belgium

  • Atomium Structure photo stop

Germany

  • Black Forest drive through the scenic region
  • Cuckoo Clock demonstration & shop

Switzerland

  • 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

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, Time Elevator with entrance
  • Florence City Tour with local guide, Statue of David at Piazza Michelangelo, Ponte Vecchio, view the Piazza Della
  • Signoria, Basilica of Santa Croce (from outside) and The Duomo
  • Pisa view the Leaning Tower (from outside) & The Duomo

Vatican

  • St Peters Basilica & Square

France

  • Eiffel Tower (3rd floor) with entrance
  • River Seine Boat Cruise with entrance
  • Paris Orientation Tour

Day Wise Itinerary

Meal plans : As per the Itinerary

Day 1
London - Calais - Brussels

This morning cross the English Channel by ferry or Eurotunnel. Visit the capital city of Belgium for a photo stop at the most iconic structure of Brussels, The Atomium. Later enjoy an Indian dinner.
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Day 2
Black Forest - Rhine Falls - Lucerne

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 depart for Lucerne to view the Lion Monument and one of the oldest wooden bridges in the world, the Chapel Bridge.
B, L, D

Day 3
Mt. Titlis - Venice

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, visit the ice caves or take a professional photo in traditional Swiss outfits. In the afternoon depart for the hotel near Venice.
B, L, D

Day 4
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 romantic gondola ride while enjoying the ambience of Venice. In the afternoon depart for the hotel near Rome.
B, L, D

Day 5
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 Constantine arch. Visit the Time Elevator; a multi sensorial and dynamic cinema experience stimulating a travel into time, taking viewers through the History of Rome. View the Roman Forums, where ancient civilisation developed. Visit the Vatican City, home to the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church to see the St. Peters Basilica. Visit the Pantheon which was built in 126AD and boasts the worlds largest unreinforced concrete dome. (As coaches are restricted to enter many parts of Rome, much of the tour is done on foot).
B, L, D

Day 6
Rome - Florence

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 finest historic buildings in Italy, such as the Basilica of Santa Croce, the final resting place of Michelangelo, statue of David, famous Ponte Vecchio on the Arno River and The Piazelle Michelangelo, for the most outstanding views of Florence.
B, L, D

Day 7
Pisa - Geneva

Depart for Pisa. On arrival, you will have time to marvel at fascinating landmarks like the breathtaking Duomo (cathedral), built almost 1,000 years ago and the cathedral's bell tower - better known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Enjoy some free time to buy souvenirs for friends and family. In the afternoon, continue your journey to cross the Italian/Swiss border and arrive in Geneva; here have a short city tour covering photo stops at the United Nations Building, The Flower Clock; the symbol of Geneva, and the Jet d'Eau (weather permitting).

Note: City tour of Geneva may be covered on day eight
B, L, D

Day 8
Geneva - Paris

Depart early for Paris (approximate drive time will be six hours). On arrival enjoy a cruise along the River Seine. The cruise is perfectly designed to discover and admire the rich architecture such as the Eiffel Tower, Musee d'Orsay, Notre Dame Cathedral and more. Later, have a short orientation tour to admire the amazing architecture of Paris.

Note: River Seine cruise may be covered on day nine
B, D

Day 9
Paris - Calais - London

Today embark on a journey to the top floor of the Eiffel Tower - the most famous monument in France. From this vantage point, enjoy breathtaking views of this amazing city. In the early afternoon, drive back to Calais for the channel crossing, then bid farewell to the group before arriving at the drop off point.

Note: Visit to Eiffel Tower may be covered on day eight

Note: On occasions, due to large events, traffic and availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However all aspects of the itinerary will be covered.
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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
  • 8 nights accommodation in a 3/4* hotel with breakfast
  • 7 Indian dinners, 1 Continental dinner & 8 vegetarian lunches
  • Entrances and sightseeing as mentioned in Tour Highlights
  • All tips and service charges
  • Premium service of a  Tour Manager

Price

Prices in USD:

Departure Dates Adult Child (2 - 11)
Mar - 18 $1330 $1050
Apr - 01,08,14,15,29 $1360 $1095
May - 06,13,20,27 $1360 $1095
Jun - 03,05,10,17,19,24 $1360 $1095
Jul - 01,03,08,10,15,17,22,24,29,31 $1360 $1095
Aug - 05,07,12,14,19,21,26 $1360 $1095
Sep - 02,09,16,23,30 $1360 $1095
Oct - 07,21 $1330 $1050
Nov - 25 $1330 $1050
Dec - 16,23 $1330 $1050

VALID UPTIL 30 SEPT 2017

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 £225 for a seat in coach only Max occupancy per room is 3 persons (excluding infants). £125 reduction will apply for 2nd child without bed

Departure in Oct-Dec lunches will not be provided on days 1,2 & 3.Prices for these have been adjusted accordingly.

Additional Excursions

Excursions Adult Child
Rome Night Tour €20 Free
Ice Flyer €15 €6 (5-15)
Lido Caberet Show €20 €35
Paris Night Tour €20 Free

Hotel

  • 1 night at Holiday Inn Strasbourg or similar
  • 1 night at Ramada Hotel Engelberg or similar
  • 1 night at Sheraton Padova or similar
  • 2 nights at Mercure Roma West or similar
  • 1 night at Hotel Lago Verde or similar
  • 1 night at Business Park Hotel or similar
  • 1 night at Novotel Massy or similar

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