Glimpse Of Europe Tour 2018

Europe Tour
London Amsterdam Paris
$1475

Glimpse Of Europe - 2018 (Land Only)

LAND TOUR ONLY AIRFARE AND TRANSFERS TO BE ADDED

 

Tour begins and ends in LONDON

 

This special rate is available once you book and pay by November 30 2017

 

Deal includes –

Land package with Hotel Accommodation with daily breakfast

Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

Luxury air-conditioned coach

The services of a Local Host at your London hotel

Ferry from Dover to Calais.

Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

Variety of Optional Experiences

An expert Travel Director and separate driver

 

Optional dates are available – pricing may vary

APRIL 8, 15, 29  2018

MAY 13, 20, 27  2018

JUNE 3, 10, 17, 24  2018

 

1.ARRIVE LONDON

After checking into your hotel, the rest of your day is at leisure. See the sights, visit a museum or go shopping  - the list is endless and the choice is yours.

 

2.LONDON – AMSTERDAM

This morning meet your Travel Director and fellow traveling companions to board your coach and set off from London. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you cross the channel to continental Europe. Travel through Belgium and into The Netherlands where you will pass by windmills en route to the lively city of Amsterdam. Perhaps take the opportunity to explore the city further on a canal cruise in a glass-covered boat to enjoy views of the historic gabled houses.

MEAL(S) Full Breakfast  

                                                                                                                         

3.AMSTERDAM – RHINE CRUISE – HEIDELBERG – RHINELAND

This morning travel through the Dutch countryside before crossing into Germany and arrive at the picturesque Rhine Valley.

 Here you embark on a cruise at Boppard which glides past medieval castles and steeply terraced vineyards which produce the well-known high-quality Rhine wines. You disembark at St. Goar and then have views of the Lorelei Rock and learn about the legends associated with this stretch of the river. Travel to Heidelberg, the oldest university city in Germany. Enjoy views of the sandstone castle from the charming Old Town. Finally continue to your hotel where you dine tonight.

MEAL(S)

Buffet Breakfast , Dinner

 

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Amsterdam Discovery And Canal Cruise

Absolutely the best way to see Amsterdam’s wonderful sights! A private cruise by glass-roofed boat travels the historic canal ring, showing imposing warehouses, stately merchant homes, houseboats & bridges. Then, on foot with our Local Specialist, explore the heart of the city, including the not-to-be-missed coffeehouses and shop-windows of the Red Light District!  Adult Price: USD 36.00

 

4.RHINELAND – BLACK FOREST – RHINE FALLS – LUCERNE REGION (2 NIGHTS)

Continue south through the Black Forest region which is bordered by the Rhine Valley to the west and south. This beautiful area is renowned for wood carving, the creation of the original cuckoo clock, and speciality cuisine which includes delicacies such as smoked ham and Black Forest cake. Cross the border into Switzerland before stopping to admire the impressive Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen.

Travel to central Switzerland and enter the scenic region of Lake Lucerne, your home for the next two nights.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

 

5.LUCERNE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

This morning your orientation tour around this medieval city highlights the poignant Lion Monument, built in memory of Louis XVI's courageous Swiss Guards who tried to defend the Palace of the Tuileries in Paris during the French Revolution, the wooden Chapel Bridge across the River Reuss and the onion-domed Jesuit Church. This afternoon consider an Optional Experience of fun and yodelling at a Swiss folklore show. Later perhaps enjoy an exhilarating excursion to the top of one of the surrounding mountains or explore the squares and towers of the quaint old city. Alternatively there is plenty of opportunity for shopping, whether it be Swiss watches, jewellery or the wide range of deliciously flavoured chocolate.                                   

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

 

6.LUCERNE REGION – PARIS (2 NIGHTS)

Today head north and cross the Rhine River for the final time in the city of Basel as you leave Switzerland and enter France. Then cross through part of the renowned wine producing Burgundy region with views of the extensive vineyards. Continue past the rolling farmland of the Auxerre region before arriving in Paris. Tonight perhaps take the opportunity to get to know the city on a stunning tour of Paris by Night Optional Experience?

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast

 

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Traditional Folklore Show With Lunch

Enjoy a delicious lunch (including cheese fondue and one drink) as you listen to yodelling and Alpine horn-blowing, during a lively folklore show of typical Swiss entertainment. Adult Price: USD 70.00

 

Mount Pilatus And Lake Cruise

We’ll ascend by cog-wheel train to Mount Pilatus’ summit, where you’ll have time to explore, admire the views, and breathe the pure air. Then, we’ll descent by cable-car to enjoy a scenic lake cruise. On certain departures this Optional may be operated in reverse. Adult Price: USD 114.00

 

7.PARIS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

This morning your sightseeing tour introduces you to this exquisitely planned city with views of the Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower. This evening why not sample Paris nightlife at a cabaret show?

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast

 

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Seine Cruise And Paris Illuminations

Paris at night is a city transformed. Enjoy this superb 'City of Light' on a leisurely cruise along the River Seine. Afterwards, as we drive through this amazing city, we’ll stop at some vantage points for you to capture the fascinating sights on camera. In summer, this trip may take place before sunset. Adult Price: USD 45.00

 

8.PARIS – LONDON

Traverse northern France past WWI battlefields. Cross the English Channel to Dover and continue your journey to London where you say goodbye to your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of a memorable holiday.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast

 

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Moulin Rouge Cabaret And Dinner

Enjoy dinner and cabaret, including wine and champagne, at the world-famous Moulin Rouge – the original Paris cabaret. Immortalized by the award-winning film of the same name, this Parisian institution features 60 dancers and entertainers and over 1000 costumes! Adult Price: USD 191.00

 

Notre Dame And Latin Quarter

A guided drive through Paris' bohemian Left Bank with our Local Specialist brings us to amazing Notre Dame to discover one of the world's most famous Cathedrals and the epitome of Gothic architecture. Afterwards, take a stroll through the delightful Latin Quarter, a medieval maze of winding cobblestone alleyways where you'll have free time to enjoy the sidewalk bistros, boutiques and hidden squares. Adult Price: USD 39.00

 

Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

Join us for dinner with wine included at one of the most prestigious cabaret shows in town, where you’ll watch an evening of exciting acts, stunning tableaux and wonderful entertainment – including the world famous Can-Can. A Parisian night you’ll never forget. Adult Price: USD 164.00

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