European Experience (2024)

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Get out of that armchair and experience the beauty of Europe with her centuries-old history, vibrant cities and splendid landscapes. You’ll tick many bucket-list boxes on this 14 day trip that takes you from London to Paris, from the Swiss Alps to Italy, through the canals of Venice and St. Mark’s Square and on to Austria and finally through the Rhineland to ...
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Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • See the historic city centre
    • View the Gothic cathedral
    • Cruise the romantic Rhine
    • See the Glockenspiel in the Marienplatz and the Hofbräuhaus
    • Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square and visit a glassblowing workshop
    • Visit St. Peter's Basilica and see the ancient sites with your Local Specialist
    • See Piazza Santa Croce
    • Picture-book scenery
    • Visit the Lion Monument and view the Chapel Bridge
    • View the Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower on your sightseeing tour

What's this trip about?

    Get out of that armchair and experience the beauty of Europe with her centuries-old history, vibrant cities and splendid landscapes. You’ll tick many bucket-list boxes on this 14 day trip that takes you from London to Paris, from the Swiss Alps to Italy, through the canals of Venice and St. Mark’s Square and on to Austria and finally through the Rhineland to Paris.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeGroup - max of 40 people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityLondon
End CityAmsterdam

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • Europe
  • United Kingdom
  • England
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Italy

Activities

  • Culture

Trip includes

    • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
    • Many meals and daily breakfasts included
    • City orientation tours
    • Audio headsets are provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries
    • Extensive variety of Choice Experiences
    • Ferry from Calais to Dover
    • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.

Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1: Arrive London

Keep it real on the vibrant streets of London, where old meets new and best of British icons jostle for your attention. Don't resist the urge to hit the streets straight out of the starting gate after checking in. There's something for everyone as you'll come to disco...

Day 2: London free day

What a treat! A full free day in London to do as you please. The British capital wears its diversity with pride - an epicenter attracting people from all over the world who are helping to shape its vibrant cosmopolitan spirit. Dive right in and visit all the iconic si...

Day 3: London – Paris

Greetings from your Travel Director this morning. For now, London bids you safe travels as you continue south through the Kent countryside to Dover and then on by ferry to Calais. Next stop is Paris, another capital that doesn't hold back and doesn't expect you to eit...

Day 4: Paris Sightseeing and Free Time

Audrey Hepburn described it best when she said: 'Paris is always a good idea.' We’re sure you’ll agree. Hit its grand boulevards on a city sightseeing tour with your Travel Director. See the Arc de Triomphe and Champs Élysées then spend the rest of the day discovering...

Day 5: Paris - Lucerne Region

Journey through the idyllic French countryside before arriving in Lake Lucerne. You’ll want to put the 'heart' of Switzerland in your pocket and take its history, culture and epic landscapes with you.

Ibis Kriens, SwissEver Zug

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Lucerne orientation and free time

Turn the page to a land of fairy-tale landscapes and medieval history. You have a full day to see the sights and explore Lucerne, starting with a morning orientation including the Chapel Bridge and the Jesuit Church. No visit to Lucerne is complete without a visit to ...

Day 7: Lucerne - Florence

Your journey heads south to the city of Florence - home to various masterpieces of Renaissance architecture and outstanding fine arts. Enjoy dinner with your fellow travelers tonight as you prepare to soak up the beauty of the city, surrounded by Tuscan hills, that has remained unchanged throughout the centuries.

Miro

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Florence – Rome

Enjoy your day in Florence before heading to Rome. Admire the city skyline from Piazzale Michelangelo. There’s time to explore Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower or shop for the bespoke Italian leather goods and fine gold jewelery for which Flore...

Day 9: Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

You could spend a lifetime exploring Rome and just scratch the surface, but with your Local Specialist on hand you’ll dive right into the city’s heart and soul. Head to Vatican City to watch the pigeons and people tread on holy ground, then visit St. Peter’s Basilica ...

Day 10: Rome – Venice

Journey on to Venice, which bewitches in all her Byzantine glory, softening even the hardest of hearts with her opulence. Highlights include a cruise on a private launch to St. Mark’s Square and views of the magnificent St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge's Palace. The talen...

Day 11: Venice – Innsbruck

Today you continue along the Inn Valley to the Austrian Tyrol and its capital, Innsbruck, where you can 'ooh and aah' at the impressive ski jump and view the famed Golden Roof, constructed from 2,657 copper tiles. Admire the fascinating crystal installations and brows...

Day 12: Innsbruck - Munich - Rhineland

Your first stop today is Munich where you can admire the Glockenspiel in the Marienplatz and the Hofbräuhaus. Continue onto the main cultural center of the Rhineland.

Achat Hotel Bad Durkheim

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13: Rhineland - Cologne - Amsterdam

Suitably inspired by its spires, you’ll board a lazy river cruise down the Rhine past terraced vineyards and fairy-tale castles. Your experience of a lifetime ends in the free-thinking capital of the Netherlands. Immerse yourself in Amsterdam's gezelligheid as you soa...

Day 14: Depart Amsterdam

Say farewell to your Travel Director and traveling companions at the end of an amazing holiday.

Breakfast

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Dates & Availability

Price From $3,025
Price per day$216
Last Updated: 7/14/2024
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Finish Date
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17 Jul 2024
03 Aug 2024
$3,875
19 Jul 2024
28 Jul 2024
$1,925
19 Jul 2024
28 Jul 2024
$2,375
19 Jul 2024
28 Jul 2024
$2,550
19 Jul 2024
01 Aug 2024
$3,495
20 Jul 2024
03 Aug 2024
$2,395
21 Jul 2024
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$3,675
26 Jul 2024
04 Aug 2024
$2,375
26 Jul 2024
04 Aug 2024
$2,550
26 Jul 2024
04 Aug 2024
$2,095

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As a return customer I noticed few hotels qualify was very bad. Some of basic necessities were missing from some of our rooms. When we asked the reception, the answe...

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The hotels were nice. The itinerary was great. The coach was very nice. I enjoyed all the stops in Rome. Switzerland was beautiful. I loved Venice! Would 100% go on...

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> The itinerary and coach were great. > The hotels varied considerably; some were very nice, others borderline acceptable. Considering the pace of the tour,...

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The itinerary and coach were wonderful. However, the hotel selections can be improved. The itinerary was good in that it took us to big and small cities. My sugge...

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The coach was great, smooth ride. The hotels were questionable, especially the one in Paris, from that hotel going forward the were better and better each time. We...

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Accommodation

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Meals Included
  • 13 Breakfast (B)
  • 4 Dinner (D)
Age Requirements
6 years and up
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