Wurzburg, Germany

Cosmopolitan Europe

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Begin this comprehensive vacation in London, where you will have two days at leisure to discover this cosmopolitan yet traditional city. Then, cross the English Channel by ferry and arrives in Brussels by motorcoach. Continue to Germany for a leisurely Rhine River cruise. Drive through Bavaria, and stop to visit Nuremberg on the way to the Czech capital of Prague. Then, travel into enchanting Bohemia and Moravia before reaching “waltzing” Vienna with its State Opera, Hofburg Palace, and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Cross Austria and the majestic Styrian Alps to Venice, where a canal boat ride takes you to St. Mark’s Square. Here, you’ll encounter the Bridge of Sighs, Doges’ Palace, and the Basilica. Travel south to the “Eternal City” of Rome to have a taste of the “dolce vita” and to Renaissance Florence, where a Local Guide will take you for a walk in the city center to learn more about the main highlights. Stop in subtropical Lugano and spend two nights the scenic Lucerne area. Your final two nights are in Paris, the “City of Light,” with guided sightseeing and free time to make your own discoveries.

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Day to day

Day 1

ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND. 

Check into your hotel. In the afternoon, you may want to start exploring the lively British capital. Uniformed hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

Day 2

LONDON. 

A full day to savour our rich program of optional activities: take a panoramic tour of London's landmarks, visit the Tower of London, or choose an excursion to Windsor Castle. Tonight, maybe a leisurely cruise on the Thames River? (B)

Day 3

LONDON-BRUSSELS, BELGIUM. 

Transfer to the railway station and board the EUROSTAR TRAIN to Brussels. Here, your Tour Director and comfortable coach will take you to your overnight hotel. (B)

Day 4

BRUSSELS-RHINE CRUISE, GERMANY-WURZBURG. 

Drive south to the shores of the mighty Rhine. Your included RHINE CRUISE reveals some legendary sites such as the Lorelei rock, ancient castles, and scenic vineyards. On to Wurzburg, a baroque city known for its cathedral, bridges, palace, and gardens. (B,D)

Day 5

WURZBURG-NUREMBERG-PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. 

En route to Prague, stop in Nuremberg, an ancient city still showing its medieval walls with rampart walks and an 11th-century castle. It is also famous for its 1945 trials of the Nazi leaders and war criminals. Continue to Prague, capital of the Czech Republic and historic capital of Bohemia. (B)

Day 6

PRAGUE-VIENNA, AUSTRIA. 

The wealth of gothic and baroque architecture perhaps inspired Dvorak and Smetana, both Prague composers. The included guided sightseeing features landmarks such as the Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge, and the Old Town Square with its ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK. This afternoon, motor from Bohemia into Moravia and cross into Austria to spend two nights in its splendid capital, Vienna. This evening, enjoy a special dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)

Day 7

VIENNA.

There's so much to see on your included guided sightseeing tour: the State Opera, Parliament, and the Town Hall. Stop for a stroll in Heroes' Square to view the Hofburg. In the afternoon, an optional trip to the Palace of Schonbrunn. This evening, enjoy an optional Viennese concert. (B)

Day 8

VIENNA-VELDEN-VENICE AREA, ITALY. 

Enjoy breathtaking alpine scenery as you travel across Austria to Velden and beautiful Lake Worth for a short visit. Next, cross into Italy by way of Tarvisio, then descend to the Venice area for two nights. (B)

Day 9

VENICE AREA. 

The included orientation starts with a BOAT RIDE to St. Mark's Square and is followed by free time to soak up the atmosphere of this unique city and a chance to visit a GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP. Don't miss out on the optional gondola ride. (B,D)

Day 10

VENICE AREA-ASSISI-ROME. 

Travel south across the Po Plain into the very heart of the Apennines, dotted with towns and villages perched on the mountain sides. Spend time in medieval Assisi, where St. Francis was born in 1182. Visit the world-famous basilica with its beautiful frescoes by Giotto. Reach Rome in time to join the optional Rome by Night excursion. (B)

Day 11

ROME. 

Rome, the "Eternal City," is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter's Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre ever built; the Roman Forum; Piazza Venezia, and Campidoglio. An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo's impressive fresco of The Last Judgment. (B)

Day 12

ROME-FLORENCE. 

This morning, drive north through the Tuscan countryside to reach Florence, the "Cradle of the Renaissance." On the included walking tour with a Local Guide, discover most of the city highlights: Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio; Loggia dei Lanzi; and, to top it all, Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile, and the magnificent East Door of the Baptistry, known as the "Gate of Paradise." (B,D)

Day 13

FLORENCE-LUGANO, SWITZERLAND-LUCERNE AREA

Head north and cross into Switzerland's Italian-speaking Canton Ticino. Stroll along Lugano's picturesque lakeside promenade before immersing yourself in the alpine landscapes of Lucerne and its surroundings. (B,D)

Day 14

LUCERNE. 

One of Switzerland's finest cities, Lucerne is nestled amid its snowcapped Alps, surrounded by its lake, and graced by the clear mountain waters of the Reuss River. Your visit takes in the impressive city walls, CHAPEL BRIDGE, ornate patrician houses lining cobblestone streets, and the LION MONUMENT-a masterful stone sculpture in honour of the heroic Swiss Guard of Louis XVI. A grand selection of optional activities completes the day: a cable-car ride to the 3,048-metre (10,000-foot) summit of Mount Titlis; a cruise on the fjord-like lake; and, of course, there is time to shop for an authentic Swiss watch. (B)

Day 15

LUCERNE AREA-PARIS, FRANCE. 

Enjoy vistas of green pastures and rustic chalets on the way to France. Travel past some of its famous vineyards as you approach the exciting capital, Paris. Arrive in time to enjoy the optional cabaret show. (B)

Day 16

PARIS. 

Paris holds a special place in the imagination. It's a city of many facets and famed for its culture, beauty, sophistication, and sparkle. By sitting with a glass of wine in a bistro or sidewalk cafe, you can absorb the essence of the city. The centre has wide boulevards and impressive buildings. Included sightseeing with a local expert shows off many of the best-known Parisian sites: La Sorbonne, Arc de Triomphe, Opera, Madeleine, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Pyramid, the Invalides, and Champs Elysees. Optional excursions are also available to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles and, to celebrate the success of your tour, a French farewell dinner might be just the ticket. (B)

Day 17

PARIS.

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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What's included

  • INDIVIDUAL HEADSETS
  • INSIDE VISITS AND SPECIAL FEATURES: Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.
  • SIGHTSEEING: Rhine cruise; visits to Nuremberg, Velden, Venice, Assisi, Lugano, Lucerne
  • SCENIC HIGHLIGHTS: Rhineland, Burgundy Wine Country, Lake Worth and Carinthia, Swiss Alps.
  • GUIDES: Host service in London. Local Guides for city sightseeing in Prague, Vienna, Rome, Florence, Paris. Professional Tour Director while touring.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach.
  • HOTELS: Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips,and service charges.
  • MYACCOUNT: Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions. Visit our website for details and conditions.
  • MEALS: Buffet breakfasts (B); 4 dinners (D), including a dinner at a local restaurant in Vienna.
Details
Name: Farewell Dinner & Orientation
Location: Paris
Description: The evening consists of a memorable four-course dinner with an aperitif and wine. After dinner you will enjoy a breathtaking orientation drive of the city.
Name: The Titlis Ice Flyer
Location: Lucerne
Description: An extension to the Mount Titlis excursion, the Ice Flyer is a chair lift, specially equipped to protect from wind, snow and rain. The 2,460 foot journey lasts six minutes and you can enjoy an absolutely unique and unforgettable ride just a few feet above the Titlis Glacier.
Name: The Catacombs
Location: Rome
Description: The early Christians created the Catacombs, a network of underground corridors, during centuries of persecution by the Romans. Included visit to St. Paul's Outside the Walls.
Name: Treasures of Rome By Night & Dinner
Location: Rome
Description: An evening tour including some of the city's fountains and majestic squares: Piazza Barberini, Triton Fountain, Via Veneto, Villa Borghese and Trevi Fountain. Finish the evening with a meal in a typical Roman restaurant with wine and music included.
Name: Gondola Serenade
Location: Venice
Description: This is one of the highlights of any European holiday - a gondola ride through centuries-old canals, under famous arched bridges, and past lavish palaces and quaint piazzas.
Name: Versailles-Sun King's Palace - Weekday
Location: Paris
Description: Historic Versailles is the beautiful, restored palace of Louis XIV, the Sun King. After the guided tour of the palace, you can stroll in the magnificent terraced gardens with their fountains and statues. The Palace of Versailles is open every day except Mondays and bank holidays. On these days, you will be offered alternative sights.
Name: Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel
Location: Rome
Description: A tour around the Vatican museums to admire the beautiful tapestry gallery and the Sistine Chapel with masterpieces by Botticelli and Signorelli. See the "Genesis" and Michelangelo's "Last Judgment".
Name: Czech Dinner & Music
Location: Prague
Description: A typical Czech meal in a famous wine restaurant not far from Prague Castle including unlimited drinks with wine served from special glass pipes. During the meal enjoy folklore music from different parts of the country.
Name: Schonbrunn Palace & Gardens
Location: Vienna
Description: A guided tour of part of the magnificent palace of Schonbrunn, which was the summer residence of the Austrian Emperors for nearly 150 years. It was built between 1695 and 1749 with over 100 rooms and beautiful gardens. End the tour with free time in the main gardens.
Name: Scenic Lake Cruise
Location: Lucerne
Description: An hour's guided cruise on the most beautiful lake in Switzerland gives you an introduction to this lovely city from a completely different aspect. With its many bays, it offers superb panoramas of the surrounding landscape. The area is rich in historical associations, particularly the William Tell legend.
Name: Cabaret Show
Location: Paris
Description: A trip to Paris is not complete without a visit to a typical cabaret show. A glass of champagne is served during the show.
Name: Evening City Sightseeing
Location: Brussels
Description: See the main sights of this city which has something for all tastes and interests. Visit the beautiful Grand Place with its 17th century guild houses. End the evening with a visit to a typical Brussels historical cafe to enjoy a glass of old fashioned Belgian beer.
Name: Venetian Night Out & Dinner
Location: Venice
Description: Enjoy a motorboat ride along the impressive Giudecca Canal with a commentary of the most important sights. A leisurely walk to St. Mark's Square, passing famous buildings, small bridges and inner canals, will take you to a typical Venetian restaurant for an aperitif before your four-course dinner including wine, mineral water and coffee.
Name: Mount Titlis
Location: Lucerne
Description: Drive to Alpine Engelberg to take the Titlis-Rotair, the world's first revolving cable car, up to 10,000 feet where eternal snow resists even the summer sun. A panoramic view all the way up with 360 degree vistas of glaciers and icefalls. Also on the agenda is a visit to the Ice Grotto.
Name: Dinner & Swiss Folklore
Location: Lucerne
Description: Contrary to belief, not all Swiss can yodel or blow the alp horn, but those you will see are real experts. They entertain you with merry melodies on the accordion and traditional dances while you enjoy a full 3 course dinner.
Name: Engelberg Only
Location: Lucerne
Description: Spend a few hours in this panoramic village at the foot of Mount Titlis: a well-known Alpine resort, where you could shop in the bazaars and enjoy traditional Swiss cuisine in a typical restaurant.
Name: Castelli Romani With Dinner
Location: Rome
Description: Drive through the ancient villages in the Alban Hills, a landscape of rare beauty, myths, legends and history. Take pictures of the Pope's summer residence, Castel Gandolfo. Then to Frascati where one of the famous local white wines is included with your dinner in a tavern.
Name: Evening In the Viennese Woods
Location: Vienna
Description: A visit to Vienna is incomplete without seeing one of its famous wine villages. Enjoy typical vintner?s fare and taste Heurigen (new wine). With musicians to entertain you, this is a convivial, and jovial evening.
Name: Discover the Venetian Lagoon
Location: Venice
Description: By private boat cross the lagoon to the picturesque fishing island of Burano with its gaily painted houses. See lace makers at work; then there's time to explore this unforgettable island on your own before returning to Venice.
October 
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single
05 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 $2909 USD $3799 USD Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
19 Oct 2018 04 Nov 2018 $2909 USD $3799 USD  
December
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single
31 Dec 2018 16 Jan 2019 $2669 USD $3559 USD  
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