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To help you plan for your next trip to Europe, you rounded up a list of vibrant cities known for their museums, shops, restaurants, nightlife, recreation and architecture. After careful consideration of these factors and opinions among travelers and experts.
Day 1 : London – Calais – Brussels – Holland
Board the coach and cross the English Channel by ferry or EurotunA Q nel. 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.
Night stay at Holland.
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.
Night stay at Amsterdam.
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.
Whole Night stay at Rhine Cruise.
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.
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.
Day 6 : Mt. Titlis – Lucerne
Ascend 10.000ft to the summit of Mt. Titlis. Take the world’s fi rst 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 world’s 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).
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.
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 finest historic buildings in Italy, such as the Basilica of Santa Croce, the final 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. Note : (as coaches are restricted to enter many parts of Florence, most of the tour is conducted on foot)
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
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.
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 flawlessly designed to discover and admire Paris’s rich architecture such as the Eiffel Tower, Museed’ Orsay, Notre Dame Cathedral as well as other landmarks, palaces and ornate bridges.
Day 16 : City Tour with Versailles Gardens
The tour will start with a visit to the renowned Versailles Gardens, a fine 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.
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.
Day 18 : Paris – Calais – London
Today depart for Paris, to embark on a journey to the top floor 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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