Cross boundaries as you travel from the east to west. Vienna waits for you, with its stunning skyline serving as a backdrop to the marvelous structures that the city holds. Visit the Schönbrunn Palace and its gorgeous gardens, and enjoy a dinner meal as you cruise along the Danube River and take in the view of the horizon and the expanse of the famous river. Explore the exotic offerings of Bratislava and stroll the streets of Old Town Square at Prague. Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Brussels to Paris – your trip has just begun. Your options are endless in Paris. Visit the Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower or indulge in the variety of fancy fragrances that can be found in the world-renowned perfumerie, Benlux. From the prestige of Paris, delve into the rich history of London. From the famous “Changing of the Guard” ceremony to a view provided by one of the highest points in the city – the London Eye. Two weeks’ worth of east meets west culture is enough for the nomad in you.
DAY 01: VIENNA
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
DAY 02: VIENNA
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vienna city tour. Gardens of the immense Schön¬brunn Palace. After breakfast, at around 12.00h, we start with a scenic visit around Vienna with a local expert. Here, we experience its majestic avenues, its palaces and the vibrant city centre. Directly afterwards, we head the Schönbrunn Palace where visitors can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. In the evening we go to the City Hall Square to enjoy the lighting and the nightlife in the neighbouring streets, where you can dine at your preferred restaurant with cuisines from around the world including Austrian, Chinese, Indian and Italian.
DAY 03: VIENNA – BUDAPEST
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour with our local expert in Budapest We depart for Hungary. Arrival in BUDAPEST, at lunchtime. Discover the “Queen of the Danube” on a scenic tour of highlight. This city is divided by the Danube, with historic Buda on one side and cosmopoli¬tan “Pest” on the opposite bank. There will be time at the end of the day in the lively area of VACI UTCA, where there are lots of little restaurants with food from different countries (Indian, Chinese, Hungarian and Italian).
DAY 04: BUDAPEST
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Boat tour on the Dan¬ube River. In the morning, we will include a boat tour along the Danube River; the views of the city and parliament are impressive. Leisure time after the tour. At the end of the afternoon, there will be time to enjoy dinner in the city and travellers can select their preferred restaurant.
DAY 05: BUDAPEST – BRATISLAVA – PRAGUE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Time to explore Bratislava. Czech landscapes. We will leave Budapest for BRATISLAVA, the capital of Slovakia and a city alongside the Danube with an attractive historic centre. Time to see the city and have lunch. After lunch we will continue on our way to the Czech Republic. PRAGUE – At the end of the afternoon, we provide transport to take you to the Old Town Square. This central location is full of energy and touristic activities. It’s a marvellous place to acquaint ourselves with Prague. Several restaurants offering cuisines from around the world will be waiting to delight your taste buds, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to hotel.
DAY 06: PRAGUE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Prague. Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river. Today we are visiting this capital city, which is the Baroque jewel of Europe. Our local expert will provide a guided city tour, which will include the most outstanding monuments. During the visit we walk through Prague Castle (admission included). Subsequently, we shall take a magnificent boat tour along Moldava River. Free time in the afternoon to explore Prague. In the evening, we will enjoy some time off in the historical city center and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world (including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian). Return to hotel.
DAY 07: PRAGUE – LAUF – WURZBURG – FRANKFURT
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Bavarian Landscapes.We leave for Germany. In the region of Bavaria, we will see LAUF AN DER PEGNITZ, a picturesque little village which stands out for its busy Market Square and Castle. After this we will carry on to WURZBURG, with time for lunch and to see this Bavarian city on the banks of the Maine, a former bishopric centre and now a very busy university city. Our journey continues towards FRANKFURT. Explore the historic centre and choose your favourite restaurant to dine in (from Indian, Oriental, Italian, International, and so on).
DAY 08: FRANKFURT – CRUISE ON THE RIVER RHINE – COLOGNE (KÖLN) – AMSTERDAM
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Rhine cruise included. Today we include a small CRUISE ON THE RHINE, between the villages of RUDESHEIM and ST. GOAR; undoubtedly the river’s most picturesque sector. After this we will travel to COLOGNE, a city which stands out for its immense Gothic cathedral. Then on to Holland. AMSTERDAM – arrival at the end of the afternoon – . At the end of the day, you will be taken to Rembrandtplein, one of the busiest squares in the city with plenty of restaurants (Indian, Chinese, Italian, and so on).
DAY 09: AMSTERDAM
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Picturesque typical village of Volendam. Cheese and wine tasting in a farm. Tour of Amsterdam. Today we have a very exciting day, we will visit VOLENDAM, a very picturesque fishing village. After this we will go to Zaanse Schans to photograph its mill and its typical houses and will visit the cheese farm with cheese and wine tasting included. In the afternoon we include a panoramic tour of AMSTERDAM to see its narrow canals, the Dam Platz, its official buildings and parks, and will also see the technique of diamond cutting. Transfer to the red light district, with its liberal values and its many restaurants from all corners of the world. It is very likely that you will have heard about this neighbourhood.
DAY 10: AMSTERDAM – BRUSSELS – BRUGES – PARIS
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Feeling Belgium. We will leave for BRUSSELS, and will have time in the Grand Place and take a stop to photograph the Atomium. Later in BRUGES, the marvellous Flemish city known as the “northern little Venice”. Time for lunch. Continuation to France. PARIS, arrival at the end of the day. Recommendation: If you start or end your trip in Paris, we advise you to book an extra day or two in this city. In this way, you will be able to get to know Euro Disney, Versailles and other places of interest.
DAY 11: PARIS
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour in Paris. Boat ride along the Seine. Climb to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Evening transfer. A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and the breath-taking monuments of Paris. We end the visit at the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument. End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose. At sunset enjoy dinner in “Quartier Latin”, a very picturesque area of the historic centre where a wide variety of international cuisines await you. Return to hotel.
DAY 12: PARIS – AMIENS
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Amiens Historic Centre. We go to the centre of Paris, to the area of the Louvre Museum. Free time. If you wish we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris. At around 5:30 PM we will leave Paris for AMIENS, with the highest Cathedral and beautiful historic centre alongside the river. Accommodation in the city.
DAY 13: AMIENS – EPERLECQUES – CANTERBURY – LONDON
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: World War II bunker. Ferry crossing to United King¬dom. Evening transfer to Soho. We set off to the north of France. In Eperlecques we visit a huge bunker in the middle of the forest (admission in¬cluded). From this point, V1 and V2 missiles were fired to the UK. Next, we leave on a ferry across the English Channel to reach CANTERBURY, the religious capital of England with a very attractive historic centre. Continuation to London. Tonight sit down for dinner at your preferred restaurant (Indian, Chinese, Thai, In¬ternational, and so on) in the lively Soho district.
DAY 14: LONDON
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit London. Changing of the guard. British Museum. English Teatime. Transfer to Camden Town. Get to know LONDON on a locally guided tour featuring style, cul¬ture and history. See the Houses of Parliament, the River Thames, the Tower of Lon¬don and Buckingham Palace, where we shall be able to watch the famous “Changing of the Guard” (depending on the season). Afterwards, we go to the British Museum, one of the main and oldest museums in the world, where we can see relics from cultures all around the globe. If you wish, later on, you can go on an optional excursion to the “London Eye” ferries wheel. In the afternoon, at 5pm, after a period of free time, we invite all our travellers to a traditional Afternoon Tea. Afterwards, we provide transfer to Camden, a district famous for having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London. Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, International, and so on).
DAY 15: LONDON
After breakfast, end of our services.
2017 Departure Dates
- Apr 20, 27
- May 4,11,18,25
- Jun 1,8,15,22,29
- Jul 6,13,20, 27
- Aug 3,10,17,24,31
- Sep 7,14,21,28
- Oct 5,12,19,26
- Nov 9,30
- Dec 28
- Jan 4,25
- Feb 8,22
- Mar 8. 22,
- Roundtrip economy class airfare on KLM
- Land arrangements for 15 days/14 nights
- Hotel accommodations based on twin sharing
- Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
- Arrival transfer
- City tour in: VIENNA, BUDAPEST, PRAGUE, AMSTERDAM, PARIS, LONDON
- Boat: Boat Trip along Danube River in BUDAPEST, Boat Tour along Moldava River in Prague in PRAGUE, Rhein Cruise in , Boat Trip along River Seine in PARIS
- Evening transfer: City Hall Square in Vienna in VIENNA, Vaci Utca in Budapest in BUDAPEST, Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam in AMSTERDAM, Red Light District in Amsterdam in AMSTERDAM, Quartier Latin in Paris in PARIS, Soho District in LONDON, Camden Area in LONDON
- Ticket admission: Prague Castle in PRAGUE, Cheese Farm with Testing in Zaanse Schans, Diamond Cutting Workshop in AMSTERDAM, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in PARIS, Bunker Eperlecques in EPERLECQUES, Traditional Afternoon Tea in LONDON
- Ferry: Ferry France to UK in CANTERBURY