European Experience - Leisure Holidays

European ExperienceNetherlands

From RM7,806 / per person for 11 nights
Take in the stunning scenery and beautiful cities of Britain, Germany, France and Italy.

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Summary

Mountains and monuments dot your route from London to Rome. Admire Munich's musical Glockenspiel in Marienplatz, take an exhilarating journey through an Alpine highway and marvel at St. Mark's Square in Venice, with stops in Rome, Lucerne and Paris.

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Itinerary

Accommodation

Day 1: Ibis Schiphol/ Corendon Village

Day 2: Achat Premium Walldorf/ Reilingen

Day 3: Hotel Bon Alpina

Day 4: Hotel Alexander

Day 5 & 6: Hotel Raganelli

Day 7: Novotel Firenze Nord

Day 8 & 9: Ski Lodge Engelberg

Day 10 & 11: Mercure Ivry Quai De Seine

Day 12: Depart London

Sightseeing Tour

Day 1: London - Amsterdam
Meet your Travel Director and set off from London. Admire the famous White Cliffs in Dover where you board a ferry for the short Channel crossing to Calais in France. Drive through Belgium's Flanders fields into The Netherlands.


Day 2: Amsterdam - Cologne - Rhineland
Cross into Germany and view Cologne Cathedral. In Boppard embark on a scenic cruise down the River Rhine past terraced vineyards and towering castles. Finish the day at your hotel in the Rhineland.


Day 3: Rhinland - Munich - Innsbruck
In Munich admire the Glockenspiel in the Marienplatz and the Hofbräuhaus. Continue along the Inn Valley to the Austrian Tyrol and on to Innsbruck, a picturesque town where you view the sights including the Golden Roof and see the ski-jump.


Day 4: Innsbruck - Venice
Enjoy an exhilarating journey through the Brenner Pass to Italy. In the Byzantine city of Venice cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop and see a demonstration, then spend time discovering the delights of Venice.


Day 5: Venice - Rome
Traverse the Veneto plain via Bologna and cross the dramatic Apennine Mountains into Tuscany. Continue through Umbria to Lazio and the capital, Rome.


Day 6: Rome sightseeing and free time
Visit St. Peter's Basilica, featuring magnificent works of art. Your tour continues across the Tiber to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend the rest of the day as you wish. From the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Museums to the incredible fountains in Piazza Navona.


Day 7: Rome - Florence
Drive north through Umbria into the rolling countryside of Tuscany. In the Renaissance city of Florence enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Afterwards there is time to explore the Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. 


Day 8: Florence - Lucerne Region
Cross the Apennines to the great northern plain and pass the city of Milan. Continue north to the Swiss border and follow the scenic St. Gotthard route to Lake Lucerne in the heart of Switzerland.


Day 9: Lucerne orientation and free time
Admire the sights of Lucerne during your morning orientation tour including views of the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and a visit to the Lion Monument. Spend free time shopping and perhaps take an Optional Experience up a mountain peak.


Day 10: Lucerne Region - Paris
Journey into France and pass the Vosges Mountains. See the vineyards as you travel through the great wine region of Burgundy. Arrive later in the elegant capital, Paris. 


Day 11: Paris orientation and free time
View the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower during your orientation. Afterwards there is time for you to explore on your own. 


Day 12: Paris - London
Head north from Paris across WWI battlefields of the Somme to Calais and take the ferry to Dover. Arrive shortly afterwards in London, where you say farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of an amazing holiday.

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

On-Trip Transport

Luxury air-conditioned coach

Meals

15 meals as per itinerary - 11 Buffet breakfasts, 4 Three course dinners

Local Specialists

Local specialists to bring locations alive

Travel Director

An expert Travel Director and separate driver

Charges & Taxes

All baggage handling, hotel charges and local taxes

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

Airport Transfer

Per single trip to/from Heathrow Airport

/per person

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