15 Days: Grand Tour of Europe

15 Days: Grand Tour of Europe 2018

United Kingdom | France | Belgium | Netherlands | Germany | Switzerland | Austria | Italy | Vatican
Description

15 Days Grand Tour of Europe Tour MapThis 15-day tour consists of some of the best sites that a Grand Tour of Europe has to offer. The tour starts in the London which participants will spend 2 days in this historic city. Some key highlights in London are the illustrious city tour, bearing witness to the changing of the guards and taking in the architectural beauty of London, England on the world famous London eye. Paris is the next destination on this magnificent tour where participants will be spending 2 days in the city of Lights. The Paris portion of the tour has many options to let you personalize your stay. Options include Parados Latin Show with Champagne, Illumination tour as well as a visit to Disneyland and a guided city tour. Netherlands is the next destination where participants the unique culture that the Netherlands has to offer. The picturesque sites of the Netherlands will ensure that participants will leave with enormous amounts of images to show to the family upon their return. The next day will be a visit to Germany the automotive capital of the world. Participants will visit the Cologne Cathedral which stands at 515 feet tall and is a site to behold. Switzerland is the next destination that participants will explore the Black Forest and Rhine Falls. Switzerland famous for their knives will leave participants craving more as they spend 4 days exploring the everything Switzerland has to offer including the Schwanenplatz. Participants will then venture forth onto Florence where they will visit the Ferrari Museum and participate in a guided tour of Florence. An orientation tour of Pisa is also included so participants can get the obligatory travel picture with the leaning tour of Pisa. Participants will then visit Rome they will end their tour with the visit to the Vatican Museum and participate in the guided tour of Florence. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

2 nights at Holiday Inn Wembley or similar in London
2 nights at Hilton CDG/Novotel CDG Wellness in Paris
1 night at Novotel Schipol, Amsterdam
1 night at NH Manheim/Sheraton Offenbach in Germany
1 night at Best Western Hofgut Sternen/Maritim Titisee in the Black Forest
3 nights at H+ Hotel & SPA in Engelberg
1 night at Grauer Bär in Innsbruck
1 night at Crowne Plaza Padova
1 night at Il Gentiluomo/AC Hotel in Arezzo
1 night at Marriott Park Hotel in Rome

Meals
  • Enjoy a Buffet Breakfast Everyday: Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Fruit, Yogurt, Scrambled Eggs, Milk,
    Tea, Coffee and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian/Continental Meals in Europe: A Choice of Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Menus
  • Enjoy Indian dinners in the comfort of your hotel in select cities
  • Enjoy 1 Indian breakfast dish in select cities
Itinerary
Day 1: LONDON, ENGLAND (D)

Arrive in London
Welcome to London – capital of England and United Kingdom. On arrival, check into your hotel on your own anytime after 15:00 hrs. Later in the afternoon at 15:30 hrs, we proceed to visit the London Eye by the river Thames. Overnight in London.

Day 2: LONDON, ENGLAND (B,L,D)

Today, visit the Tower of London – see the Kohinoor Diamond and the Crown Jewels. Next, on your guided city tour see Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace. Later, visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and the Lord’s Cricket Ground (except on match days). Overnight in London.

Day 3: PARIS, FRANCE (B,PL,D)

Today, ride the high speed Eurostar train across the English Channel to Paris. Your guided city tour takes you around the majestic Place de la Concorde, the iconic Arc de Triomphe, the fashionable Champs Elysees and the opulent Palais Garnier Opera House. We gain a spectacular view of Paris from the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower. Overnight in Paris.

Day 4: PARIS, FRANCE (B,D)

Today, the adventurous can choose to visit Disneyland, Paris, with its range of exciting rides and history lovers can opt for a tour of the magnificent Palace of Versailles (guided) and the renowned Louvre Museum. Next, enjoy the scenic Seine River Cruise. The evening is free or you can enjoy an ‘Evening in Paris’champagne at the ‘Paradis Latin Show’, followed by an illumination tour of the city. Overnight in Paris.

Day 5: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, AMSTERDAM & THE NETHERLANDS (B,D)

Today, drive to Brussels, the capital of Belgium. We view the adorable ‘Manneken Pis’ statue of a little boy, as well as the beautiful Grand Place and the historic Town Hall. Next, we visit Madurodam, home to
miniature replicas of famous Dutch landmarks. After checking in at the hotel in Amsterdam, we proceed for dinner and ‘Amsterdam by Night’ excursion – that takes us on a cruise down the canals of this captivating city. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 6: THE NETHERLANDS & COLOGNE, GERMANY (B,L,D)

Today, visit the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens (till 13th May) – the world’s most beautiful spring garden. Then follows a photo stop at a windmill. Later, we drive to Cologne and see the magnificent Cologne Cathedral. Overnight in Germany.

Day 7: STUTTGART & BLACK FOREST, GERMANY (B,L,D)

Today, drive to Stuttgart to visit the world famous Mercedes Benz Museum. Later, drive to the famous Black Forest region Titisee, a picturesque town with a beautiful lake and home to the Cuckoo clocks. Enjoy a cruise on Lake Titisee and also see a demonstration of how Cuckoo clocks are made. Overnight in the Black Forest.

Day 8: SCHAFFHAUSEN, INTERLAKEN & MEIRINGEN, SWITZERLAND  (B,L,D)

Today, drive to Switzerland – famous for soaring Alpine peaks and turquoise lakes. See the mighty Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen. Drive to Interlaken, one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts and visit Harder Kulm, the local mountain. The 10-minute journey upwards by funicular is rewarded by spectacular views. Enjoy a Swiss fondue lunch on top. Later, visit the Aare Gorge, which has been carved out from the limestone cliffs by the Aare River. Overnight in Engelberg.

Day 9: FREE DAY or JUNGFRAUJOCH & INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND (B,D)

Today is a free day, or we suggest a visit to Jungfraujoch – a majestic backdrop of ice, snow and rock with breathtaking views. Board the charming cogwheel train from Lauterbrunnen to Jungfraujoch, where you can enjoy the Ice Palace – while being encased in ice yourself! Enjoy a delicious Indian lunch on top. Overnight in Engelberg.

Day 10: MT. TITLIS & LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND (B,L,D)

Today, visit Mt. Titlis, the highest peak in central Switzerland, ride two cable cars – the second of which is the ‘Titlis Rotair’, the world’s first rotating cable car. Weather permitting, you could take a stroll on the Cliff Walk – a 100m suspension bridge 3,000m above the ground! Later, visit Lucerne – on an orientation tour see the Lion Monument and Kapellbrucke. You can also shop for Swiss souvenirs. Enjoy a cruise on the picturesque Lake Lucerne. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 11: INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA (B,L,D)

Today, drive to Austria. Visit the Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens. Next, visit Innsbruck and see the ‘Goldenes Dachl’ or Golden Roof and the Heiblinghaus, a building resembling a wedding cake. Tonight, catch the spirit of Tyrol during an evening of traditional dance and local entertainment. Overnight in Innsbruck.

Day 12: VENICE, ITALY (B,L,D)

Today, proceed to Venice – built on over 100 small islands, separated by canals and linked by bridges. Enjoy lunch on a private boat en route to St. Mark’s Square. At St. Mark’s Square, see the historic Ducal Palace, the romantic Bridge of Sighs, the exquisite Clock Tower and splendid St. Mark’s Basilica. We also visit the Murano Glass factory for a glass blowing demonstration. Overnight in Venice/Padova.

Day 13: PISA & FLORENCE, ITALY (B,L,D)

Today, drive to Pisa and visit the ‘Field of Miracles’. See the Duomo Cathedral, the Baptistry and the Bell Tower or the ‘Leaning Tower of Pisa’. Drive to Florence. On your guided walking tour, see the Duomo, Piazza Signoria, the Palazzo Vecchio and many more sights. Overnight in Florence/Arezzo.

Day 14 ROME, ITALY & THE VATICAN CITY (B,L,D)

Today, we drive to Rome where we visit the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. On a guided city tour of Rome, you will see renowned sights such as the Monument to Victor Emanuel II, the ancient Roman & Imperial Forums and the gigantic Colosseum. Tonight, enjoy a farewell gala dinner. Overnight in Rome.

Day 15: ROME, ITALY (B)

Return Home with Wonderful Memories
Today, after continental breakfast your ‘‘Grand Tour of Europe’ ends as you check out of the hotel. We hope you have thoroughly enjoyed your tour of Europe. Write in and tell us how you enjoyed it and give us any suggestions you may have. ‘Arrivederci, Au revoir, Auf wiedersehen, Vaarwel & Good-bye’ till we meet again!


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – PL=Packed Lunch – D=Dinner
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods • Price valid till 30th Sept. 2018.

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107