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15 Days
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LONDON
LONDON
Tour Details

The birthplaces of arts, culture and history are on show in this discovery of Europe’s Renaissance masterpieces, from the spires of Cologne and Vienna’s Baroque Opera House, to St. Peter’s Basilica and the magnificent Doge’s Palace in Venice.

Departure & Return Location

Depart: LONDON

Return: LONDON

Departure & Arrival Time

Selected dates (Group Tour)

Price Includes

  • 14 BUFFET BREAKFASTS
  • 4 THREE COURSE DINNERS
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Daily breakfast
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Return ferry from Dover to Calais
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • OPTIONAL: London airport transfers are available to purchase, conditions apply.

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Optionals

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Bottle of Water
Highlights
  • AMSTERDAM: See the historic city centre
  • COLOGNE: View the Gothic cathedral
  • DOVER: See the White Cliffs
  • FLORENCE: Panoramic city views from Piazzale Michelangelo. See Piazza Santa Croce
  • INNSBRUCK: View the Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace
  • LUCERNE: Orientation includes the Lion Monument and the Old Town
  • LUGANO: See this magnificent Swiss lake
  • PARIS: Sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower
  • RHINE VALLEY: Cruise the romantic Rhine
  • ROME: Morning sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites
  • SALZBURG: Visit the Baroque town of Mozart's birth
  • VENICE: Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island
  • VIENNA: Sightseeing with your Local Specialist features the Opera House, Hofburg, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards
Itinerary

Day 1LONDON – AMSTERDAM

Greetings from your Travel Director. A scenic drive through Kent brings you to Dover. See the White Cliffs as you board the ferry and cross to Calais, France. Admire the countryside as you traverse Belgium and The Netherlands. In Amsterdam, one of Europe’s friendliest cities, enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre. Later you might like to take a canal cruise in a glass-covered boat – it’s a great way to see the city.

HOTEL: Ibis Schiphol

OPTIONAL: 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: €39.00

Day 2AMSTERDAM – COLOGNE – RHINE CRUISE – RHINELAND

Pass Arnhem into Germany and view Cologne Cathedral, the city’s most famous landmark. Continue past Bonn to Boppard where you embark on a relaxing cruise along the River Rhine past ancient castles and vineyards. Disembark at St. Goar where you view the Lorelei Rock and hear the legend of the fabled siren. Dine tonight at your Rhineland hotel.

MEALS: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

HOTEL: Achat Premium Neustadt / Weinstrasse

Day 3RHINELAND – FERN PASS – INNSBRUCK

Head south into the region of Bavaria. Glimpse Neuschwanstein Castle built by King Ludwig II, before taking the scenic Fern Pass into Austria. In the Tyrolean capital, Innsbruck, see the sights including the Golden Roof and St. Jakob’s cathedral.

MEALS: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

HOTEL: Alphotel

Day 4INNSBRUCK – SALZBURG – VIENNA

Explore the splendours of Salzburg renowned for the city’s most famous son Mozart and film location for ‘The Sound of Music’. Your scenic journey continues towards the River Danube, arriving later in the elegant city of Vienna.

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

HOTEL: Senator

OPTIONAL: Dinner And Viennese Concert

A wonderful evening of all things Viennese! Enjoy a superb dinner with drinks, followed by a concert of Viennese classical music. Works by Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be performed and your ‘A Class’ tickets and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine or juice during the interval will only enhance the experience.

Adult Price: €103.00

OPTIONAL: Viennese Concert

You’ll enjoy a wonderful concert of Viennese classical music including some of the most famous works of Strauss and Mozart, performed by some of the most highly acclaimed soloists and dancers in Austria. You’ll receive ‘A Class’ tickets and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine during the interval.

Adult Price: €58.00

Day 5VIENNA SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Your Local Specialist shows you the city’s important landmarks including the Opera House, the Hofburg, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards. Spend free time afterwards sightseeing or shop for souvenirs on the fashionable Kärtnerstrasse.

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

OPTIONAL: Viennese Dinner with Musical Entertainment

Enjoy dinner in an atmospheric Viennese restaurant, with drinks and traditional musical entertainment included. A unique experience in one of Europe’s most elegant cities.

Adult Price: €62.00

OPTIONAL: Schönbrunn Palace And Gardens

The Imperial Summer Palace of Schönbrunn offers an amazing journey through the centuries of Hapsburg rule. It is perfectly preserved and richly decorated with treasures from around the globe. Each room has a story to tell, so of course, you’ll have a Local Specialist to bring it to life and VIP entrance to make the most of your time. This optional involves reservations and entrance prepayments. Should you decide to cancel the optional, a 50% cancellation fee will be incurred.

Adult Price: €45.00

Day 6VIENNA – VENICE

Journey through mountains and small picturesque towns to the Austrian Lake District. Cross the Italian border and arrive later in Venice, your home for the next two nights.

MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

HOTEL: Best Western Plus Quid

OPTIONAL: Gondolas & the Grand Canal

On arrival in Venice, a private boat will be waiting to take you to St Mark’s Square, where you’ll enjoy a gondola ride while being serenaded by local musicians. Later, private water taxi’s will take you along Venice’s Grand Canal, where you’ll admire the magnificent palazzos and Rialto Bridge.

Adult Price: €70.00

Day 7VENICE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

Discover this Byzantine city as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square. Admire the Bridge of Sighs and the ornate Doge’s Palace. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local craft at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca island.

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

OPTIONAL: Lagoon Cruise to Burano with Food and Drinks

Join us as we discover the Venetian Lagoon by private boat. You will enjoy a delicious meal with a selection of drinks on the fishermen’s island of Burano, famous for its multi-coloured houses – a real photographer’s paradise.

Adult Price: €71.00

Day 8VENICE – ROME

Admire the scenery as you cross the fertile Po Valley and journey over the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Rome, the Eternal City. This evening you might like to explore the city’s vibrant nightlife.

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

HOTEL: Pinewood

OPTIONAL: Piazzas and Fountains of Rome

Starting with a lovely drive and continuing on foot, you’ll discover hidden backstreets, piazzas and fountains of the ‘Eternal City’ with a Local Specialist. Along the way, you’ll marvel at the timeless Pantheon, the best-preserved Roman temple in the world. Many additional highlights are revealed on this relaxed tour that also offers free time in a gorgeous Baroque square with street artists, trattorias and gelaterias!

Adult Price: €33.00

Day 9ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Your Local Specialist takes you on a visit of St. Peter’s Basilica where you see Michelangelo’s sculpture, the Pietà. Your sightseeing tour continues across the Tiber where you will view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. In your free time visit the magnificent Sistine Chapel or relax at a pavement café on Via Del Corso and watch the world go by.

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

OPTIONAL: Roman Evening with Dinner

This easy-going evening in Rome begins with a beautiful drive to see amazing city sights. We arrive at one of our favourite restaurants, where you’ll enjoy a warm welcome and delicious dinner of local cuisine with drinks and music.

Adult Price: €62.00

OPTIONAL: Inside The Vatican & Colosseum

We skip the lines at the Vatican Museums for this tour that shows not just remarkable works of art collected and commissioned over the history of the Papacy, but also Michelangelo’s amazing ceiling frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Later we hear fascinating tales of gladitorial combat and more on our visit to the Colosseum, again with time-saving VIP entrance.

Adult Price: €81.00

Day 10ROME – FLORENCE

Drive through Tuscany’s Chianti region to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. In your free time visit Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto’s Bell Tower. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city’s historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft.

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

HOTEL: Starhotels Vespucci

OPTIONAL: Dinner, Wine And Music In The Tuscan Hills

Join us for a scenic drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. We will enjoy a meal at a charming restaurant where a selection of regional favourites is served, accompanied by a selection of local wines and live music. A truly unforgettable experience, with an atmosphere that is the essence of all things Tuscan.

Adult Price: €64.00

OPTIONAL: Florence’s Renaissance Treasures

This trip is all about exploring the jewel in Florence’s crown: its Renaissance heritage. You’ll view the Michelangelo collection, including the masterpiece that is his statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. You’ll also see the Duomo and experience first-hand its spectacular design. Signoria Square, the political centre of Florence, will also be visited on this wonderful experience.

Adult Price: €42.00

OPTIONAL: Tuscan Dinner at Villa Machiavelli

A scenic drive into the Chianti hills, past vineyards, brings us to a delightful hamlet overlooked by an imposing castle. Our destination is the ancient stone house of Machiavelli, where the great political theorist wrote his immortal work, ‘The Prince’. After a welcome drink and visit of the villa and its wine-cellars, we’ll enjoy the best of Tuscan cuisine accompanied by great music and drinks, including of course, Chianti from the Villa’s own vines. This is the essence of all great things Tuscan, past and present, condensed into one memorable evening!

Adult Price: €65.00

Day 11FLORENCE – LUCERNE REGION

North from Florence via Bologna and Milan and across the Swiss border, you travel through beautiful, ever-changing scenery. See picturesque Lake Lugano, then take the famous St. Gotthard route through the Alps to Lake Lucerne. Later why not experience a Swiss folklore and fondue evening?

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

HOTEL: Burestadl

OPTIONAL: Swiss Folklore Evening And Dinner

Tonight we’ll enjoy a tasty Swiss meal, including the famous Swiss cheese fondue, in a typical restaurant. While enjoying dinner, you can also join in a lively folklore show which includes yodelling, flag-throwing and Alpine horn-blowing. Two drinks are also included.

Adult Price: FR.99.00

Day 12LUCERNE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

See the highlights of Lucerne this morning on your orientation tour including the medieval Old Town and a visit to the renowned Lion Monument. Spend free time afterwards relaxing or perhaps take an Optional Experience up a nearby mountain for breathtaking views.

MEALS: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

OPTIONAL: 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: FR.112.00

OPTIONAL: Swiss Countryside & Carriages

A chance to get to know the Swiss, you’ll meet local farmers and enjoy a delightful countryside tour in horse drawn carriages. Soak up the stunning scenery as we trot around a typical rural community, en route to a working farm where you’ll savour local drinks and snacks.

Adult Price: FR.67.00

Day 13LUCERNE REGION – PARIS

Travel west across the French border, past Belfort. Continue through the Burgundy wine region, with views of the vineyards. Arrive later in the capital Paris.

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

HOTEL: Mercure La Defense

OPTIONAL: 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: €38.00

Day 14PARIS ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

This morning see the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower and more on your orientation. Explore on your own afterwards. Stroll along the banks of the Seine or visit one of the city’s world-class museums. Tonight why not celebrate the end of your journey with a traditional Parisian cabaret?

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

OPTIONAL: 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: €33.00

OPTIONAL: Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

One of the oldest and most elegant revue theatres in Paris, Nouvelle Eve is a hidden gem, where you’ll meet the Director and two of the cast members before enjoying a four-course dinner with wine. You will then experience unparalleled Parisian entertainment – including the world-famous Can-Can.

Adult Price: €139.00

Day 15PARIS – LONDON

This morning say ‘au revoir’ to Paris. Cross northern France and the Somme battlefields and pass the Canadian War Memorial at Vimy Ridge. In Calais board your ferry to Dover and continue by coach to London, where you bid farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions.

MEAL: Buffet Breakfast

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