15 Days: Glimpses of Europe (Summer 2020)

15 Days: Glimpses of Europe

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

This 15-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Europe. We begin our journey in the United Kingdom and end in Vatican City. 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 nts at Atrium Heathrow or similar in London.
2 nts at GT Villepente/ Novotel Suites Villepente CDG or similar in Paris.
2 nts at NH Geldrop or similar in Netherlands.
1 nt at Michel Heppenheim / Taste Hockenheim or similar in Germany.
3 nts at Holiday Inn Express Afoltern/ Dormero Airport or similar in Switzerland.
1 nt at Dollinger or similar in Innsbruck.
1 nt at Best Western or similar in Bologna / Ferrara.
1 nt at Warmthotel or similar in Rome.
1 nt at B&B Pisa or similar in Pisa.

Meals
  • Enjoy a Continental Breakfast Everyday
    Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee, and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian / International Meals in Scandinavia
    A Choice of Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Menus
Itinerary
Day 1: LONDON, ENGLAND (D)

Welcome to London. You will be transfered to your hotel (Check-in time is after 1500 hrs). Overnight in London.

Day 2: LONDON, ENGLAND (B, D)

Today, on your guided city tour see the Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, the Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace. Next, visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Later, we take you for a ride on the London Eye – one of the world’s tallest Ferris wheels. Overnight in London.

Day 3: PARIS, FRANCE. EVENING FREE OR OPT FOR ‘EVENING IN PARIS’, PARIS (B, PL, D)

Today we go to Calais, France by the Eurotunnel train from Folkestone or by ferry from Dover. We then proceed to Paris and check into the hotel. The evening is free to explore this city on own OR we suggest you go for an ‘Evening in Paris’ that includes champagne with great entertainment at the Paradis Latin show. After the show we take you on an Illumination tour of Paris, when you will see the city’s famous landmarks magically lit up. Overnight in Paris.

Day 4: VISIT EIFFEL TOWER, GUIDED CITY TOUR, AFTERNOON FREE OR OPT FOR DISNEYLAND, PARIS, FRANCE (B, D)

Today, we visit the Eiffel Tower. A bird’s eye view from the 2nd level will leave you breathless! Next, we proceed on a guided city tour to see the Place de la Concorde, the majestic Arc de Triomphe, the fashionable Champs Elysees and the magnificent Opera House. The rest of the day is free OR we suggest an exciting trip to Disneyland, Paris. Get charmed by Cinderella’s Castle. Take an exciting roller coaster ride down the Thunder Mountain. Overnight in Paris.

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

Today, we drive to Brussels. On arrival, we visit Mini Europe, which is the only park providing a whistle-stop tour of Europe in a few short hours – with reproductions of monuments in the European Union on a scale of 1:25. Roughly 80 cities and 350 buildings are represented here and during this unique tour, one can soak in the ambience of some of the most beautiful European towns. We view the adorable ‘Manneken Pis’ statue of a little boy, today the symbol of Brussels, as well as the beautiful Grand Place, the historic Town Hall and the Municipal Museum. Overnight in The Netherlands.

Day 6: AMSTERDAM, THE NETERLANDS (B, D)

Today, visit the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens (till 10th May) – the world’s most beautiful spring garden. 11th May onwards – visit Zaanse Schaans, a living open air Dutch Village and Museum. Later enjoy a Canal Cruise of Amsterdam. Also make a photo stop at a windmill and visits to a traditional Wooden Shoe Factory and a Cheese Farm. Overnight in The Netherlands.

Day 7: COLOGNE & RHINE CRUISE, GERMANY (B, LL, D)

Today, we drive to Cologne and see the magnificent Cologne Cathedral and enjoy the bustling pedestrian area. Later, enjoy a stunning cruise on the River Rhine from Boppard to St. Goar. Overnight in Germany.

Day 8: BLACK FOREST, GERMANY & SCHAFFHAUSEN, SWITZERLAND (B, L, D)

Today, we drive through the famous Black Forest region of Germany. We stop in Titisee, the heart of the Black Forest to witness a demonstration of how traditional Cuckoo clocks are made. Drive to Switzerland, famous for soaring Alpine peaks and sparkling turquoise lakes. We stop at Schaffhausen to admire the thundering beauty of the Rhine Falls. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 9: FREE DAY OR OPT FOR ‘JUNGRAUJOCH & 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/Grund to Jungfraujoch, where you can enjoy the Ice Palace – while being encased in ice yourself! Enjoy an Indian lunch on top. Later, visit Interlaken, one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 10: MT. TITLIS & LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND (B, 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. Overnight in Switzerland.

Day 11: BUDWATTENS & INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA (B, LL, D)

Today, drive to Austria. Visit the Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens. Later, on an orientation tour of Innsbruck, see the ‘Goldenes Dachl’ or Golden Roof and the Heiblinghaus, a building resembling a wedding cake. 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. 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. Enjoy a Gondola ride in Venice. We also visit the Murano Glass factory for a glass blowing demonstration. Overnight in Bologna / Ferrara..

Day 13: FLORENCE & ROME, ITALY & THE VATICAN CITY (B, D)

Today, drive to Florence and visit Piazzale Michelangelo for a bird’s eye view of the city. Later drive to Rome and visit the St. Peter’s Basilica. On a guided city tour of Rome you will see renowned sights such as the victor Emmanuel II Monument, the ancient Roman & Imperial Forums and the gigantic Colosseum. Overnight in Rome.

Day 14: PISA. ITALY (B, L, D)

Today, we drive to Pisa and visit the ‘Field of Miracles’. See the Duomo – Cathedral, the Baptistery and the ‘Leaning Tower of Pisa’. Overnight in Pisa.

Day 15: RETURN HOME (B)

Today, drive to Milan Airport for your flight back home. (Kindly check with your sales officer for exact departure airport). It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future.


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 – PD=Packed Dinner – LL=Local Lunch – HPL=Hot Picnic Lunch
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

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