Europe's Highlights

Introduction

From its exciting cities to its spectacular scenery, Europe has it all, and on this affordable European tour, you'll see the main highlights. Start in Amsterdam with a scenic canal cruise and end in Paris with a guided tour and time on your own. In between, you'll discover Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland.

Highlights

  • AMSTERDAM Canal cruise, guided sightseeing
  • RHINELAND Scenic drive
  • NEUSCHWANSTEIN Visit King Ludwig's castle
  • VENICE Canal boat ride
  • ASSISI Visit St. Francis Basilica
  • ROME Guided sightseeing
  • FLORENCE Guided walking tour
  • MONTECATINI Visit
  • PISA See the Leaning Tower
  • MILAN, LUGANO, LUCERNE & BEAUNE Visit
  • PARIS Guided sightseeing
    • Headsets throughout the tour.
    • Departure April 15 Easter in Rome
    • Departure December 20 New Year's in Paris, including festive dinner

 

Inclusions

  •    Accommodation   
  •    Meals   
  •    Sight Seeing Tours  
  •    Transportation   
  •    Tour Manager   
  •   Taxes  

Tour Itinerary

Check into your hotel, and start exploring this exciting city with your CosmosGo app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.
Dinner

Enjoy sightseeing in Amsterdam with a Local Guide pointing out the city highlights, as well as a CANAL CRUISE to see the town from water level. Then, watch the cutting and polishing of precious stones at a DIAMOND CENTER. Time in the afternoon to explore on your own or join an optional excursion.
Breakfast

Traveling through Germany, choose an included scenic drive along the shores of the Rhine or, even more thrilling, the optional Rhine cruise with vistas of the Lorelei rock, hilltop castles, half timbered wine villages, and terraced vineyards. Spend the night in the Mannheim area.
Breakfast and Dinner

Drive through Baden-Wuttenberg to the foot of the Alps to visit King Ludwig's magnificent NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE, Germany's fairytale castle. Carry on into the verdant Austrian Tyrol.
Breakfast and Dinner

Cross the border into Italy to the unique floating city of Venice. This afternoon's orientation includes a BOAT RIDE to St. Mark's Square, followed by a visit to a traditional GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP. Don't miss out on the romantic optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you.
Breakfast and Dinner

An interesting drive southward, cutting across the Po Delta, then through the gentle Umbrian hills to medieval Assisi, where St. Francis was born in 1182. Visit the world-famous BASILICA with its beautiful frescoes by Giotto, then head for Rome.
Breakfast

The "Eternal City" is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter's Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever built and Circus Maximus.
Breakfast

Drive on the Highway of the Sun to Florence. This Renaissance gem and city of the Medicis will keep you enthralled for a whole day. Don't miss out on the included walking tour with a Local Guide that features most of the city highlights. You will see Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio; Loggia dei Lanzi; and, to top it all, Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile, and the magnificently carved East Door of the Baptistry, known as the "Gate of Paradise." Overnight in the spa town of Montecatini.
Breakfast and Dinner

Hop on a mini train to the SQUARE OF MIRACLES in Pisa and admire the curious Leaning Tower. Journey northward through the Tuscan hills and across the Apennines to Milan to see the majestic gothic Duomo. Continue to the shores of romantic Lake Como.

Leave beautiful Lake Como and cross the border into Switzerland for a stop in Lugano in Italianspeaking Canton Ticino. Continue north and, once through Gotthard Tunnel, see more magnificent alpine scenery as you descend to the shores of Lake Lucerne.
Breakfast

Spend some time in beautiful Lucerne. Later, stop in idyllic Interlaken and follow the shoreline of Lake Thun. A few more miles to Lausanne, overlooking Lake Geneva.
Breakfast

Enjoy vistas of famous vineyards on the way to Beaune. Visit the medieval Burgundian town, known all over the world for its wine production. Take the autoroute to Paris. Tonight, maybe an exciting optional cabaret show?
Breakfast

Get to know the city with a local expert and see many of the best-known Parisian sites, such as the Eiffel Tower and Champs Elysees. An optional excursion is available to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles, King Louis XIV's residence.
Breakfast

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast


Pricing

  • Starting from AED 7396* per adult on Twin / Triple Sharing
  • Child above 8 years are allowed on this tour

Departure Dates

Mar 19: 11 & 25
Apr 19: 8 & 22
May 19: 6, 20 & 27
Jun 19: 3, 10, 17 & 24
Jul 19: 8 & 22
Aug 19: 5 & 19
Sep 19: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Oct 19: 7, 14 & 21
Dec 19: 20
Mar 20: 9

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION DETAILS

  • Amsterdam: Best Western Plus Amedia Amsterdam Airport / Corendon Village or similar
  • Mannheim: Achat Premium Neustadt Weinstrasse or similar
  • Innsbruck: Hotel Ramada Innsbruck Tivoli / Rumerhof or similar
  • Venice: Poppi or similar
  • Rome: Villa Maria Regina or similar
  • Montecatini: Settentrionale Esplanade or similar
  • Lake Como: Lario Mezzegra or similar
  • Lucerne: Ibis Kriens / Ibis Styles Luzerne City or similar
  • Lausanne: Novotel Bussigny Lausanne or similar
  • Paris: Timohotel Berthier / Hotel Ibis Styles Paris Porte D'Orleans or similar



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