|Package Description||Grand Europe
16 Days 15 Nights
Hotels will be as below or similar City 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star Amsterdam Tulip Inn Amsterdam Art or similar NH Central Station or similar Hilton Amsterdam or similar Cologne Hotel Windsor or similar Radisson SAS Hotel Koln or similar Cologne Marriott Hotel or similar Heidelberg Classic Inn or similar Heidelberg Marriott Hotel or similar Crowne Plaza Heidelberg or similar Innsbruck Hotel Goldene Krone or similar Hotel Sailer or similar Grand Hotel Europa or similar Venice Universo & Nord Hotel or similar Amadeus Hotel or similar Hilton Molino Stucky Venice or similar Rome Hotel Fiamma (Leonardi) or similar Starhotel Michelangelo or similar Hotel Majestic Roma or similar Milan Hotel Cristallo or similar Madison Milano or similar Hotel Principe di Savoia or similar Lucerne Best Western Rothaus or similar Hotel Central or similar Grand Hotel National Luzern or similar Paris Hotel Brebant or similar Mercure Paris Tour Eiffel or similar Westin Paris or similar London Central Park Hotel or similar Holiday Inn Kensington or similar Hyatt Regency Churchill or similar
Day 01 Amsterdam
Meet and greet upon arrival and transfer to your Hotel. Check into Hotel by 1400hrs. Rest of the day you are free to rest. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 Amsterdam - Cologne
Breakfast at Hotel. Today, proceed for a Guided Panoramic City Sightseeing Tour of Amsterdam. Past and present, Trade and Leisure, Religion and coffee shops, Star and beer, all flourish together in splendid Amsterdam. On this extensive bus excursion, we will show you the whole variety of impressions Amsterdam offers. From the monuments in the centre, you will be led to life in the latest quarters, designed for the future, with a blink to the past. An area of modern architecture and a captivating Windmill makes a wonderful picture opportunity. Also the diamond factory we will visit commemorates Amsterdam's wealthy past. We will enjoy also a sail on Canal Cruise (Included). We will then proceed to Cologne. Arrive and check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 Cologne – Heidelberg
Breakfast at Hotel. This morning we will depart to Heidelberg but first we will take a Rhine Cruise from Boppard to St.Goar (Cruise Included). In St.Goar, the vehicle will pick you up from St.Goar and proceed to Heidelberg where you will have a chance to see Heidelberg Castle. Later check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 Heidelberg – Innsbruck
Breakfast at Hotel. Today we proceed to Innsbruck. Here we will experience a Guided Panoramic Tour of Innsbruck. Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol is one of the most visited sights in Europe. You will have the chance to visit The Golden Roof, The Imperial Palace, The Ambras Castle and The Hungerburg. Later we will take a drive on scenic roads through the Alps from Salzburg to Innsbruck. Here you can experience the historical sights and Austrian Culture in the Crystal World by Swarovski. Certainly you will have time to try some of the Tyrolean Specialties of the area. Check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05 Innsbruck – Venice
Breakfast at Hotel. This morning proceed to Venice. This drive will be breathtaking as you see the view of the Alps en route. Arrive at your Hotel by Water Taxi (Included). Check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 Venice
Breakfast at Hotel. Today take a Guided Walking Panoramic Tour of Venice. This interesting tour is centered around the history of St. Mark's Square and its main monuments. You will be visiting the St. Mark's Basilica with its marble and mosaics as well as the Ducal Palace where the old Republic of Venice exercised their political and commercial powers in the Doge Palace. From here you will cross the Bridge of Sighs arriving at the famous Venice Jail. Finishing off the tour is an opportunity to visit the glass factory on the island of Murano. (The visit to Murano is optional and not included in the Walking Tour). You will also enjoy a Gondola Ride (Included). In the afternoon you are free to explore Venice. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 Departure from Niagara
Breakfast at Hotel. Today check out of the Hotel and take a Water Taxi (Included) to the mainland where you will meet your vehicle to continue with your tour to Rome. Our first en route stop will be Pisa where you will visit The Leaning Tower of Pisa. Then continue to Rome. On arrival in Rome we will check into the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08 Rome
Breakfast at Hotel. Here we proceed for a Guided City Tour of Rome. You will start your tour and then pass by Republica Square and its Nymph Fountain, constructed by Mario Rutelli. We continue by Veneto Avenue to the Piazza di Spagna, the most famous square in Rome, and the Barcaccia fountain, (built by Bernini). Later on, we visit the Fontana di Trevi, made by Nicola Salvi, and the Pantheon. An enormous building constructed by the Ancient Romans, admired and studied by Michelangelo. We end our tour with a visit to Navone Square. A typical Baroque square where Cesare Domiciano had built a Stadium in 92 B.C. Nowadays, it is considered as the Square of Artists. This is where the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi (Fountain of Four Rivers) stands out, which hold an original Egyptian Obelisk built by Bernini in the 17th Century. The tour will last for around 3 hours. Rest of the day you are free at your own leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09 Departure from Niagara
Breakfast at Hotel. We await a transfer to Florence. Arrive in the afternoon and proceed for a Guided Walking City Tour of Florence. This itinerary allows you to discover the origins of Florence and the reasons that made her the birthplace of the Renaissance. The tour, which lasts about 2 hours, is dedicated to all those who wish to learn more about the facts and secrets of over 2,000 years of Florentine History. This includes the City of Dante, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and other important figures. We leave from Piazza della Repubblica where we discuss the City's Roman origins and then walk towards nearby Palazzo Davanzati where we will experience an inside tour. Afterward we amble through some of the less crowded streets towards Ponte Vecchio and finally enter Piazza Signoria through the Uffizi Courtyard. From this main Piazza and Civic Centre our tour takes us past the Oratory of the Bonomini next to the house of Dante until we reach the city's religious centre. Later check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 Departure from Niagara
Breakfast at Hotel. We will proceed to Milan today. On arrival you have a choice of either doing the Orientation Tour of Milan or visit a Retail Outlet in Milan. If you are doing the city tour then you will visit the Duomo and then later check into the Hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 Milan – Lucerne
Breakfast at Hotel. Later proceed to Switzerland via Lake Como where we will do a short stop just to enjoy this City. Then we continue to Lucerne. Upon arrival at Lucerne, check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12 Lucerne – Mt Titlis – Lucerne
Breakfast at Hotel. This morning proceed to Engleberg where you will take the Mt Titlis Tour. An adventure excursion to the highest vantage point in Central Switzerland. A pleasant ride with our deluxe motor coach takes you to the mountain resort of Engelberg in Central Switzerland, where you will board the aerial cable way for a 45 minute journey from the green valley bottom to the high alpine glacier region at 3020 m/10000 ft which guarantees snow the whole year round. Enjoy a magnificent ride in the world's first ever revolving 'ROTAIR' gondola, which offers a 360° panoramic view into the Alps. Later in the afternoon we return to Lucerne. Following this will be an Orientation Tour of Lucerne where you will see the Lion Monument and then Chapel Bridge. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13 Lucerne – Paris
Breakfast at Hotel. Today we proceed to Paris by vehicle. We arrive in Paris and transfer to Hotel. Check in Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 14 Paris
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed for a Guided Panoramic Tour of Paris. This excursion will enable you to discover Paris from three different viewpoints. The first is from a Coach with a one and a half hour drive in the City. The second is from a Boat Cruise down the Seine (Ticket Included) taking you back through 2000 years of Parisian history. The third viewpoint will be an elevator ride up to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower (Admission Included) for a breathtaking panoramic view of Paris. After the Tour you have some free time for shopping. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 15 Paris – London
Breakfast at Hotel. Today you get a Guided Panoramic City Tour of London. The tour begins with a drive past many of London's famous monuments like the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Downing Street, the official London residence of the British Prime Minister. You will experience London's main attractions like Trafalgar Square with the statue of Lord Nelson, Pall Mall and much more. We will make a photo stop at Westminster Abbey. A magnificent Gothic building that has been the site of every coronation since 1066 and is also the final resting place of many Kings and Queens of England, as well as famous people including Sir Laurence Olivier, Charles Dickens and Sir Isaac Newton. Later we proceed to Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard (if held). We alight at Buckingham Palace, to witness the Queen's Foot Guard in their red tunics and bearskins marching to the accompaniment of a military band. A most colourful spectacle. Rest of the day free at your own leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 16 London
Breakfast at Hotel. Prepare for your departure transfer to Paris Train Station where you will connect to your Eurostar Train to London (Standard Class Train Ticket Included). Once in London's St. Pancras Station, transfer to your Hotel. Check into Hotel. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast at Hotel. Day free at your leisure until departure transfer to Airport.