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14D13N Europe’s Highlights (4810)

14D13N Europe’s Highlights (4810)

Per Pax
From: $11495 $2262 From: €2517 €2154 From: £2161 £1849 From: RM11495 RM9835 From: CAD3426 CAD2931 From: SGD3667 SGD3137 From: AUD3816 AUD3265 From: HKD20829 HKD17821
Amsterdam

Adventure is knocking. Turn "never thought I would" into "glad I did" with a budget-friendly tour that includes all the essentials plus a great mix of included excursions and free time. We know why you travel. We know that another day in an amazing destination means more than a fancy chocolate on a pillow! Cosmos travel experts still insist that you enjoy comfortable, clean and attractive hotels; a professional Tour Director; guided sightseeing of must-see sights; and seamless transportation that makes getting there half the fun!

Cities to Visit: Amsterdam – Karlsruhe – Innsbruck - Venice – Rome – Montecatini – Lake Como – Lucerne – Lausanne – Paris
Language: English

Tour Deal

~ Matta Fair Offer (20 Aug - 12 Sep 2022): Save up to 7.5% + 7.5%
~ HSBC cardholder member discount: Save up to 10%
** Both offers are NOT COMBINABLE **


Booking Period: from August 20, 2022 till September 12, 2022
Travel Period: from Now till December 20, 2023
Tour Highlight
From its exciting cities to its spectacular scenery, Europe has it all, and on this affordable European tour, you'll see the main highlights. Start in Amsterdam with a scenic canal cruise and end in Paris with a guided tour and time on your own. In between, you’ll discover Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland.

– Amsterdam, Netherlands
– Neuschwanstein Castle, Innsbruck
– St. Peter's Square and Basilica, Rome
– Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa
– Champs Élysées, Paris
What To Expect
From its exciting cities to its spectacular scenery, Europe has it all. On this affordable European tour, you'll see the main highlights. Start in Amsterdam with a scenic canal cruise and end in Paris with a guided tour and time on your own. In between, you’ll discover Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. In Amsterdam, Rome, Florence, and Paris, local experts will bring the cities alive, and among other famous sights, you’ll see the Eiffel Tower in Paris; Piazza Signoria in Florence, and St. Peter’s Square in the heart of the Vatican. Other interesting experiences include a boat ride to Venice’s St. Mark’s Square; a visit to Assisi’s Basilica, burial site of St. Francis and home to frescoes by Giotto, and a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, King Ludwig II’s fairy-tale castle nestled in the beautiful Bavarian Alps.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE IN THE AMSTERDAM AREA, HOLLAND.

    Check into your hotel, and start exploring this exciting city with your CosmosGo app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: AMSTERDAM

    Enjoy sightseeing in Amsterdam with a Local Guide pointing out the city highlights, as well as an included canal cruise to see the town from water level. Then, watch the cutting and polishing of precious stones at a diamond centre. Time in the afternoon to explore on your own or join an optional excursion.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: AMSTERDAM AREA – KARLSRUHE, GERMANY.

    Travelling through Germany, choose an included scenic drive along the shores of the Rhine or, even more thrilling, the optional Rhine cruise with vistas of the Lorelei rock, hilltop castles, half-timbered wine villages, and terraced vineyards. Spend the night in Karlsruhe.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4: KARLSRUHE – INNSBRUCK AREA, AUSTRIA.

    Drive through Baden- Wuttenberg to the foot of the Alps to visit King Ludwig's magnificent Neuschwanstein castle, Germany's fairytale castle. Carry on into the verdant Austrian Tyrol.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: INNSBRUCK AREA – VENICE AREA, ITALY.

    Cross the border into Italy to the unique floating city of Venice. This afternoon's orientation includes a boat ride to St. Mark's Square, followed by a visit to a traditional glassblowing workshop. Don't miss out on the romantic optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6: VENICE AREA – ASSISI – ROME.

    An interesting drive southward, cutting across the Po Delta, then through the gentle Umbrian hills to medieval Assisi, where St. Francis was born in 1182. Visit the world-famous St. Francis Basilica with its beautiful frescoes by Giotto, then head for Rome.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: ROME

    The "Eternal City" is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Start the included introduction to Rome's landmarks from St. Peter's Square with a Local Guide. Enjoy a drive along the iconic landmarks of the city: the Tiber River, the Caius Cestius Pyramid, the Aurelian Walls and the Caracalla Baths. Complete the experience with a walk back in time from the Circus Maximus to the Arch of Constantine and to the fascinating Colosseum, symbol of the Roman Empire. Don't miss out on the opportunity to visit the treasures of the Vatican museum and the Sistine Chapel on our optional excursion.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: ROME – PISA – MONTECATINI.

    Drive on the "Aurelia" road to Pisa, skirting the Thyrrenian Sea coast. Hop on a mini train to the Square of Miracles and admire the curious Leaning Tower, a world-favourite photographic subject. Overnight in the spa town of Montecatini.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9: MONTECATINI – FLORENCE – LAKE COMO.

    Arrive in Florence. This Renaissance gem and city of the Medicis will keep you enthralled for a whole day. Don't miss out on the included walking tour with a Local Guide that features most of the city highlights. You will see Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio and Loggia dei Lanzi. To top it all, see Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile (belltower), and the magnificently carved East Door of the Baptistry, known as the "Gate of Paradise." Journey northward through the Tuscan hills and across the Apennines to the shores of romantic Lake Como.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: LAKE COMO – LUGANO, SWITZERLAND – LUCERNE AREA.

    Leave beautiful Lake Como and cross the border into Switzerland for a stop in the Italian-speaking town of Lugano. Continue north and, once through Gotthard Tunnel, see more magnificent alpine scenery as you descend to the shores of Lake Lucerne.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 11: LUCERNE AREA – INTERLAKEN – LAUSANNE AREA.

    Spend some time in beautiful Lucerne. Later, stop in idyllic Interlaken and follow the shoreline of Lake Thun. A few more miles to Lausanne, overlooking Lake Geneva.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: LAUSANNE AREA – BEAUNE, FRANCE – PARIS.

    Enjoy vistas of famous vineyards on the way to Beaune. Visit the medieval Burgundian town, known all over the world for its wine production. Take the autoroute to Paris

    : Breakfast
  • Day 13: PARIS

    Get to know the city of romance with a local expert and see many of the Parisian sites, such as the Eiffel Tower and Champs Elysees. An optional excursion is available to the palace and gardens of Versailles.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 14: DEPART PARIS

    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

    NOTES: Option available end your trip in London with additional fees apply.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 13 nights accommodation
~ Daily breakfast & 6 dinners
~ Professional Tour Director
~ Headsets throughout the tour

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & Visa
~ Tipping
~ Airport transfer
~ Safety net protection

Where to Visits

Information

~ Matta Fair Offer (20 Aug - 12 Sep 2022): Save up to 7.5% + 7.5%
~ HSBC cardholder member discount: Save up to 10%
** Both offers are NOT COMBINABLE **


Booking Period: from August 20, 2022 till September 12, 2022
Travel Period: from Now till December 20, 2023
Tour Highlight
From its exciting cities to its spectacular scenery, Europe has it all, and on this affordable European tour, you'll see the main highlights. Start in Amsterdam with a scenic canal cruise and end in Paris with a guided tour and time on your own. In between, you’ll discover Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland.

– Amsterdam, Netherlands
– Neuschwanstein Castle, Innsbruck
– St. Peter's Square and Basilica, Rome
– Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa
– Champs Élysées, Paris
What To Expect
From its exciting cities to its spectacular scenery, Europe has it all. On this affordable European tour, you'll see the main highlights. Start in Amsterdam with a scenic canal cruise and end in Paris with a guided tour and time on your own. In between, you’ll discover Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. In Amsterdam, Rome, Florence, and Paris, local experts will bring the cities alive, and among other famous sights, you’ll see the Eiffel Tower in Paris; Piazza Signoria in Florence, and St. Peter’s Square in the heart of the Vatican. Other interesting experiences include a boat ride to Venice’s St. Mark’s Square; a visit to Assisi’s Basilica, burial site of St. Francis and home to frescoes by Giotto, and a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, King Ludwig II’s fairy-tale castle nestled in the beautiful Bavarian Alps.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE IN THE AMSTERDAM AREA, HOLLAND.

    Check into your hotel, and start exploring this exciting city with your CosmosGo app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: AMSTERDAM

    Enjoy sightseeing in Amsterdam with a Local Guide pointing out the city highlights, as well as an included canal cruise to see the town from water level. Then, watch the cutting and polishing of precious stones at a diamond centre. Time in the afternoon to explore on your own or join an optional excursion.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: AMSTERDAM AREA – KARLSRUHE, GERMANY.

    Travelling through Germany, choose an included scenic drive along the shores of the Rhine or, even more thrilling, the optional Rhine cruise with vistas of the Lorelei rock, hilltop castles, half-timbered wine villages, and terraced vineyards. Spend the night in Karlsruhe.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4: KARLSRUHE – INNSBRUCK AREA, AUSTRIA.

    Drive through Baden- Wuttenberg to the foot of the Alps to visit King Ludwig's magnificent Neuschwanstein castle, Germany's fairytale castle. Carry on into the verdant Austrian Tyrol.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: INNSBRUCK AREA – VENICE AREA, ITALY.

    Cross the border into Italy to the unique floating city of Venice. This afternoon's orientation includes a boat ride to St. Mark's Square, followed by a visit to a traditional glassblowing workshop. Don't miss out on the romantic optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6: VENICE AREA – ASSISI – ROME.

    An interesting drive southward, cutting across the Po Delta, then through the gentle Umbrian hills to medieval Assisi, where St. Francis was born in 1182. Visit the world-famous St. Francis Basilica with its beautiful frescoes by Giotto, then head for Rome.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: ROME

    The "Eternal City" is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Start the included introduction to Rome's landmarks from St. Peter's Square with a Local Guide. Enjoy a drive along the iconic landmarks of the city: the Tiber River, the Caius Cestius Pyramid, the Aurelian Walls and the Caracalla Baths. Complete the experience with a walk back in time from the Circus Maximus to the Arch of Constantine and to the fascinating Colosseum, symbol of the Roman Empire. Don't miss out on the opportunity to visit the treasures of the Vatican museum and the Sistine Chapel on our optional excursion.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: ROME – PISA – MONTECATINI.

    Drive on the "Aurelia" road to Pisa, skirting the Thyrrenian Sea coast. Hop on a mini train to the Square of Miracles and admire the curious Leaning Tower, a world-favourite photographic subject. Overnight in the spa town of Montecatini.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9: MONTECATINI – FLORENCE – LAKE COMO.

    Arrive in Florence. This Renaissance gem and city of the Medicis will keep you enthralled for a whole day. Don't miss out on the included walking tour with a Local Guide that features most of the city highlights. You will see Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio and Loggia dei Lanzi. To top it all, see Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile (belltower), and the magnificently carved East Door of the Baptistry, known as the "Gate of Paradise." Journey northward through the Tuscan hills and across the Apennines to the shores of romantic Lake Como.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: LAKE COMO – LUGANO, SWITZERLAND – LUCERNE AREA.

    Leave beautiful Lake Como and cross the border into Switzerland for a stop in the Italian-speaking town of Lugano. Continue north and, once through Gotthard Tunnel, see more magnificent alpine scenery as you descend to the shores of Lake Lucerne.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 11: LUCERNE AREA – INTERLAKEN – LAUSANNE AREA.

    Spend some time in beautiful Lucerne. Later, stop in idyllic Interlaken and follow the shoreline of Lake Thun. A few more miles to Lausanne, overlooking Lake Geneva.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: LAUSANNE AREA – BEAUNE, FRANCE – PARIS.

    Enjoy vistas of famous vineyards on the way to Beaune. Visit the medieval Burgundian town, known all over the world for its wine production. Take the autoroute to Paris

    : Breakfast
  • Day 13: PARIS

    Get to know the city of romance with a local expert and see many of the Parisian sites, such as the Eiffel Tower and Champs Elysees. An optional excursion is available to the palace and gardens of Versailles.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 14: DEPART PARIS

    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

    NOTES: Option available end your trip in London with additional fees apply.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 13 nights accommodation
~ Daily breakfast & 6 dinners
~ Professional Tour Director
~ Headsets throughout the tour

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & Visa
~ Tipping
~ Airport transfer
~ Safety net protection

Per Pax
From: $11495 $2262 From: €2517 €2154 From: £2161 £1849 From: RM11495 RM9835 From: CAD3426 CAD2931 From: SGD3667 SGD3137 From: AUD3816 AUD3265 From: HKD20829 HKD17821
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Cancellation Policy

~ 46 days or more prior to departure: deposit forfeited
~ 45 – 22 days prior to departure: 20% of total price
~ 21 – 8 days prior to departure: 30% of total price
~ 7 – 1 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
~ On scheduled departure and later: 100% of total price


Payment Terms

~ Deposit must be received within 7 days of booking.
~ Balance payment must be made 45 days prior to departure.
~ Booking made within 45 days prior to departure require full payment at the time of booking.