hotel breakfast and local cuisine dinner
from CENTRAL -$50, depart from EAST -$100
accommodations based on double occupancy
(2-11) fare is 75% of adult fare. based on sharing with 2 adults without bed
01 U.S.A. -->
flight to London, overnight on board.
Day 02 London
arrival in the morning, full day city tour including London Tower Castle and all
the famous landmarks, Big Ben, Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham
Palace where we may be lucky enough to see the changing of the Royal Guards,
British Museum, St. Paul's Cathedral & Trafalgar Square.
03 London -->
the 3 hours express Eurostar train to the capital of Belgium and the European
Union. Visit the Grand Place whit in walking distance the famous
Mannekin-Pis Statue, see the Atomium in the world exhibition site and if there is time
enough an option to the Waterloo nearby. Overnight at Antwerpen.
04 Antwerpen -->
city tour in Amsterdam by taking a glass roofed river boat gliding through the
city's maze of canals, then on to a world famous factory for a diamond
demonstration and a walking tour of the city center by the palace before proceeding by the Rhine River
to Koblenz in Germany .
along the Rhine River and stop at the Lorel Rock then on to Heidelberg Castle
for a sweeping view from the terrace before continueing to the black forest
resort city Titisee famous for its amber and cuckoo clocks. We might just
see how cuckoo clock are made there. After famous pork knuckles dinner,
we proceed to Switzerland.
morning we will take the cable car ride up Mount Titlis 10,000ft high.
In the afternoon, visit Lion Monument & Chapelle Bridge, landmark of the
city with enough time for shopping for authentic Swiss watches.
07 Luzern --> Liechtenstein -->
we ride along the great Alps to the kingdom of stamps - Liechtenstein for a
brief stop. Then, continue to Innsbruck to visit the 1964 & 1976 Winter
Olympic sites. If time allows, a stopover at the Swarovski Crystal showroom before proceeding to Mozart's birth place -- Salzburg.
08 Salzburg --> Vienna
tour starts with Mozart's birth place in the historic old town of Salzburg and
Marybell Garden before moving on to the music capital -- Vienna. Visit Schonbrunn
Palace, Parliament State Park, drive around the ring road of the city before dinner.
09 Vienna -->
south and pass the Italian border to Venice. Upon arrival, take a Water Bus to visit
the world famous crystal glass factory and its showroom, St. Mark's
Cathedral, Doges Palace and the Giant Square.
10 Venice -->
further south to Rome, visit the Vatican, the entrance to St. Peter's Basilica, the Coliseum,
Arco Di Costantino, Trevi Fountain, and Palatino Hill.
11 Rome --> Florence
we visit the "Cradle of Renaissance" - Florence. Walking tour
including Santa Croce Signoria Square, Duomo Old bridge, then travel to Pisa, the city of the leaning tower.
12 Pisa -->
Monte Carlo -->
Passing through numeral tunnels in the Alps and along the Mediterranean and
French Riviera we go to Monaco. After visiting the palace on the Rock overlooking the
sea, visit to the world famous Monte Carlo Casino, and if time allows, also a visit to
the perfume village before proceeding to Nice.
13 Nice -->
Driving along the Mediterranean sea we reach Cannes, where every May of the year the International Film
Festival takes place. Continue north to
France's third largest city - Lyon. visit St. Mary's Church, and the ancient
14 Lyon -->
proceed to the splendid French capital. Louvre Museum will be visited. A night
view of Paris after dinner can be arranged by your tour leader.
sightseeing for Notre Dame,
Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysee, Eiffel Tower, and Place de La Concorde, or
an optional tour to Versailles Palace.
Day 16 Paris
we say good bye to Paris for home.