European Interlude with Eurostar™
from $6555
Duration: 16 Days
Embark on a creative pilgrimage through Europe - from Amsterdam's gabled canal houses and the Cologne Cathedral to Vienna's Opera House and the Doge's Palace in Venice.
Day 1
London – Eurostar™ – Amsterdam
Set forth on an unforgettable journey capturing the highlights of Europe from Amsterdam to Vienna, Paris to Rome. This morning meet your Travel Director before boarding the Eurostar™ high-speed train to Brussels. Journey through the lush Belgian and Dutch countryside to Amsterdam where we will spend tonight. This evening get to know the historic centre of this beautiful city, joining your new travel companions and Travel Director on a glass-topped boat, gliding through the canals as you enjoy a light dinner and welcome drink.
Day 2
Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Rhineland
We travel to Germany this morning to visit one of Europe's most important places of pilgrimage and the final resting place of the Three Wise Men, Cologne Cathedral. Winding our way down the Rhine River from Boppard to St. Goar, we pass hilltop castles, medieval towns and vineyard-clad hills. We spend tonight in the Rhineland and dine at our hotel.
Day 3
Rhineland – Munich – Innsbruck
Travel through the Swabian Alps to the Bavarian capital of Munich where we will enjoy an orientation of the city to view the Olympic Stadium and Marienplatz, the heart of the city since the 12th century. Watch the bright sunlight glint on Innsbruck's Golden Roof and marvel at the 18th-century Baroque Cathedral of St. Jakob's. Admire the fascinating crystal installations and browse for precious gifts and souvenirs at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds Store before you 'Connect With Locals' and join the Albert family on their farm near Innsbruck for a 'Be My Guest' dinner prepared by chef Gottfried.
Day 4
Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights)
Waltz into the scenic city of Salzburg, and enjoy a walking tour with your 'Local Specialist' to delve into the city's major landmarks. We continue to the imperial city of Vienna.
Day 5
Vienna Sightseeing Free Time
Explore Baroque splendour on your morning sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist' who will share the sights and sounds of this truly beautiful city. View the Opera House, Stadtpark, Parliament and the Hofburg, once the centre of the powerful Habsburg Empire. This afternoon is yours to soak up the elegant coffee culture of Vienna. Indulge in a slice of delicious sachertorte and coffee served with cream, shop on the trendy Kärntnerstrasse or delve into the fascinating musical heritage of a city that was once home to such greats as Beethoven, Brahms and Haydn. Perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience to the opulent Schönbrunn Palace before spending your evening at leisure.
Day 6
Vienna – Venice (2 Nights)
Journey to the heart of the magnificent Austrian Alps, past the Austrian Lake District and over the Italian border into the fertile Veneto Plains. We arrive in the romantic island city of Venice later where we'll have some free time this evening. Consider exploring the canals of Venice from the comfort of a traditional gondola.
Day 7
Venice Orientation and Free Time
We travel to Giudecca Island where we'll 'Dive Into Culture' and witness the centuries-old craft of Venetian glassblowing. Take to the city's waters for an exploration of its rich heritage. Admire the beautiful Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica and the Bridge of Sighs before enjoying time at leisure to soak up the romantic atmosphere of the 'Queen of the Adriatic'.
Day 8
Venice – Rome (2 Nights)
We leave Venice, travelling through the Po Valley and over the Apennines to the 'Eternal City' of Rome, where we will spend the next two nights. Enjoy an evening discovering the effervescent spirit of a city that never sleeps and embrace la dolce vita around every turn.
Day 9
Rome Sightseeing and Free Time
Venture to the centre of Christianity this morning and join your 'Local Specialist' to see Michelangelo's Pietà. Cross the Tiber River to Ancient Rome to see the Colosseum and Circus Maximus. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or consider an Optional Experience to view the spectacular frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Day 10
Rome – Florence Sightseeing
The scenic beauty of Tuscany is our constant companion as we journey north to the beautiful city of Florence. Here we'll explore Renaissance heritage, art and architecture on a guided walking tour with a 'Local Specialist'. View the exquisite marble Duomo and Baptistery, with its famous bronze doors, and visit the Piazza della Signoria, once the political hub of this once 'Free Republic'. View the Ponte Vecchio bridge with its centuries-old shopfronts before spending the afternoon at leisure. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft. You'll have some free time later to perhaps visit the Boboli Gardens or see great works by great masters at the Uffizi Gallery.
Day 11
Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights)
Drive north past Lake Lugano, we wind our way along the scenic St. Gotthard route through the snow-capped Alps to Lucerne. The evening is yours to enjoy the laid-back lakeside atmosphere or perhaps savour in the rich buttery flavours of cheese fondue during a traditional Swiss folklore evening.
Day 12
Lucerne Orientation and Free Time
Visit the mournful mortally wounded lion hewn from rock to commemorate the sacrifice made by the Swiss Guard during the French Revolution and the flower- lined wooden Chapel Bridge spanning the Reuss. Spend the rest of your day admiring the colourful façades of the Old Town Lucerne or enjoy an Optional Experience to one of the surrounding peaks for panoramic views.
Day 13
Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)
From Lucerne, we cross into France and journey through the rolling vineyards of Burgundy before arriving in Paris. The City of Light shines brightly this evening and is yours to explore at leisure. Perhaps watch the pageantry of a traditional Parisian Cabaret, stroll along the Seine admiring the city's exquisite architecture or relax at a bistro enjoying the city's delicious gourmet scene.
Day 14
Paris Sightseeing and Free Time
Join a 'Local Specialist' for a morning sightseeing tour to see the iconic sights of Paris, including the Place de la Concorde, Champs Élysées and the Eiffel Tower. View Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. This evening, we celebrate a memorable holiday with our newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner.
Day 15
Paris – Eurostar™ – London
Transfers are provided to Paris Gare du Nord station, where you'll board the Eurostar™ train to London. The journey time to London St. Pancras International is 2 hours and 20 minutes. On arrival in London, you are met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 16
Depart London
Enjoy an English breakfast at the end of your holiday.
  • SCENIC CRUISE through Amsterdam's canals and along the Rhine River
  • ORIENTATION of Amsterdam, Munich, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne
  • SEE the Lorelei Rock, Lake Lugano, the vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields
  • VIEW the castles of the Rhine Valley, the ancient sites of Rome, the Swiss Alps, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the White Cliffs of Dover
  • VISIT Cologne Cathedral and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
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End Date: 2020-05-18
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