BEST OF EUROPE
10 days / 9 nights
Belgium - Germany - Switzerland - Italy - Vatican - Monaco - France
DAY 01 : BRUSSELS (D)
Today, visit the capital city of Belgium, Brussels. On arrival start with a walking tour of Brussels to view the famous Manneken Pis Statue and the Grand Place. Driving time from Brussels to the hotel is approximately 6 hours.
NOTE: On occasions there can be severe delays crossing the English Channel and therefore a city tour of Brussels will be replaced by city tour of Zurich on day two.
DAY 02 : BLACK FOREST - LAKE TITISEE - RHINE FALLS - LUCERNE (B, L, D)
Travel to the Black Forest region in South Germany to see Lake Titisee and the main high street. On arrival enjoy free time to see the largest natural lake in the black forest, also have an opportunity to purchase cuckoo clocks and other souvenirs. Later, travel to Switzerland and witness the largest plain waterfalls in Europe, the majestic Rhine Falls.
Then depart for Lucerne to view the Lion Monument and one of the oldest wooden bridges in the world, the Chapel Bridge.
DAY 03 : MT TITLIS - VENICE (B, L, D)
Ascend 10,000 ft to the summit of Mt. Titlis. Take the world’s first revolving cable car, the Titlis Rotair. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Swiss landscapes. At Mt. Titlis have free time to play in the snow, visit the ice caves or take a unique professional photo in traditional Swiss outfits. In the afternoon depart for your hotel near Venice.
DAY 04 : VENICE - ROME (B, L, D)
Depart for Venice; the most romantic city in Italy with its distinctive architecture and famous gondolas. Begin with a boat ride to St Mark’s Square, one of the most elegant squares in the world. See the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Basilica di San Marco.
Explore the island for the famous Murano Glass, or admire the rich architecture of the buildings. Finally enjoy a gondola ride while enjoying the ambience of Venice. In the afternoon depart for your hotel near Rome.
DAY 05 : ROME - VATICAN CITY (B, L, D)
On arrival in Rome, be greeted by a local professional guide. The tour starts with a photo stop at the Colosseum which is surrounded by other sights such as Constantine arch. View the Roman Forums, where ancient civilization developed. Visit the Vatican City, home to the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church to see the St. Peters Basilica. View Trevi Fountain, arguably the most beautiful fountains in all of Rome.
DAY 06 : FLORENCE - PISA - SAN REMO (B, L, D)
Depart for Florence. On arrival, be greeted by your local professional guide. The tour of this renaissance city starts by viewing the impressive architecture of some of the finest historic buildings in Italy, such as the Duomo of Florence, along with photo stops at Basilica of Santa Croce, the final burial place of Michelangelo, statue of David (replica), famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge on the Arno River and The Piazelle Michelangelo, for the
most outstanding views of Florence. Later proceed onto Pisa. On arrival, marvel at The Piazza del Duomo (cathedral square) which is dominated by four great religious structures: the Duomo, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Baptistery and the Camposanto. Enjoy some free time here to buy souvenirs for friends and family.
DAY 07 : SAN REMO - NICE - CANNES - MONTE CARLO - SAN REMO (B, L, D)
Driving along the Italian and French Riviera, we pass spectacular mountain scenery along the Mediterranean Sea and reach Nice, where you have free time to explore and browse along the Promenade des Anglais, a sea-front avenue. Later we drive through the Cote d’Azur region, to visit Cannes; host of the annual film festival. Finally, we drive to the principality of Monaco and visit Monte Carlo, internationally known as a playground for the rich and famous.
DAY 8 : SAN REMO - GENEVA (B, D)
Today morning we depart for Geneva (approximate drive time will be 7 hours). Here have a short city tour covering photo stops at the United Nations Building, The Flower Clock, which is the symbol of Geneva and the iconic Jet d’Eau (operation permitting).
DAY 9 : GENEVA - PARIS (B, D)
Depart for Paris (approximate drive time will be six hours). On arrival embark on a journey to the Eiffel Tower (level 2*) the most famous monument in France. From this vantage point, enjoy breathtaking views of this amazing city. Later, have a short
orientation tour to admire the amazing architecture of Paris.
DAY 10 : PARIS (B, L)
Today enjoy a cruise along the River Seine. The cruise is perfectly designed to discover and admire the rich architecture such as the Eiffel Tower, Musée d’Orsay and more. Later drive through Avenue Des Champs Élysées, the most prestigious avenue in Paris; with
its cinemas, café and luxury speciality shops before driving back to Calais for the channel crossing. Then it is time to bid farewell to the group before arriving at your drop off point.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, CD=Continental Dinner
Breakfast will be provided at the hotels as per itinerary and is usually an extended continental breakfast, so it will include tea, coffee, breads, cereals, fruit, etc. This varies from hotel to hotel.
Passengers will have an option to choose from a range of different diets, including vegetarian, Jain or non-vegetarian (where ever possible Halal) meals as per the itinerary. Passengers should advice their choice of preferred diet at the time of booking the tour. The meals are pre-set and a choice of menu is not available.
Please note that we will make every effort for early check in for passengers coming in early but this is not guaranteed & is at the hotel’s discretion & availability.
Passengers may have to give their Credit card/cash at some of the hotels towards incidentals. No charges are levied unless the guests use some of the services other than not included in the package.
Max occupancy per room is 3 person (includes children above 2 years. excludes infants)
Tour ends at the tour drop-off point on the last day of the tour.
In Scotland the currency you will require will be Pounds (sterling). You are adviced to keep some change in coins while on the tour as using toilets in many parts of Scotland is not free.
Passenger may want to carry a small travel iron, hair dryer, kettle etc, as many hotel rooms will not have these facilities. Please also ensure you carry all medication you will need on the tour.
It is the passengers’ responsibility to make sure of necessary arrangements for any children in their group. Milk and baby food cannot be provided by the hotel or restaurants and passengers are advised to carry ready to drink milk whilst on tour. Dry food is allowed on the so please feel free to bring snacks for children. Please also note that not all hotels provide a kettle so if hot water is required for warming milk etc in the hotel then it is advisable to carry a bottle warmer / kettle as well as a thermos flask.
The driver will load and unload one piece of luggage per person from the coach (maximum 20kg). Passengers’ will have to carry their luggage to and from the coach to the hotel room. In addition, passenger can also carry one piece of small hand luggage, which can fit under their seat or in the overhead compartment.
Passenger can bring a light weight manual wheelchair for travel, if required, subject to them being capable of being stowed in the luggage hold of the coach. It is also essential that a family member is also on the tour to push their wheelchair. We will also request hotels for suitably equipped rooms; however, this is only on a request basis and cannot be guaranteed.
Only food which is dry and cold can be taken onto the coach. Curries, chips and other hot food are not allowed to be consumed on the coach. In addition, chewing gum and ice cream is also not allowed on the coach. Examples of food people bring to snack on include chips, biscuits, drinks etc.
We cannot take requests for any seats on the coach. Passengers with children in their group will not be seated near the front due to EU regulations. Please note that all seats on the coach are the same, and have the same level of comfort, regardless of whether they are in the front or the back of the coach.
On itineraries that include travel via flight or rail, it may be the case that passengers are not accompanied by their tour manager/local representative during these journeys. In this case the tour manager will meet passengers on arrival at their destination.
On occasions it may be the case that the tour manager may change whilst on tour; this is usually due to operational reasons.
Passengers are strongly recommended to purchase travel insurance. Passengers are advised not to carry unnecessary valuables and to be vigilant at all times as tourist spots such as Glasgow are well known targets for pick pockets. It is advisable to make copies of your visas and passports prior to travel.
There is no refund for any missed portion of the tour.
Surcharges applicable during peak and festive periods.
Due to fluctuations in accommodation prices, supplements may apply to listed prices.
A Forex rate varies from each bank and accordingly calculated on the date of payment.
2021 Tour Dates
May : 29
June : 11
July : 30
Aug : 03, 06, 10, 13, 18, 28
Sept : 03, 17
Oct : 22
Dec : 18, 24
Note - Please contact us for Pre & Post tour accommodation
BELGIUM: • Walking Tour of Brussels view the Grand Place & Manneken Pis Statue
GERMANY: • Black Forest drive through the scenic region
• Lake Titisee Free Time
SWITZERLAND: • Mt Titlis with entrance
• Rhine Falls The largest waterfalls in Europe
• Geneva City Tour view Flower Clock, UN Building, Jet d’Eau
• Lucerne City Tour view the Lion Monument & Chapel Bridge
ITALY: • Venice Boat ride to St. Marks Square, Gondola Ride with entrance
• Rome City Tour with local guide, Colosseum photo stop, view Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum
• Florence City Tour with local guide, Statue of David (replica) at Piazza Michelangelo,
Ponte Vecchio Bridge, view the Piazza Della Signoria, Basilica of Santa Croce (from outside) and The Duomo (from outside)
• Pisa view the Leaning Tower (from outside) & The Duomo
VATICAN: • St Peters Basilica & Square
MONACO: • Monte Carlo Orientation Tour
FRANCE: • Visit to Nice & Canne
• Eiffel Tower (level 2*) with entrance
• River Seine Boat Cruise with entrance
• Paris Orientation Tour
1. Rome Night Tour - £20 (adult) / FREE (child)
(90 mins) This tour is conducted by coach and by foot. Admire major attractions whilst illuminated such as Colosseum, St. Angelo’s Castle, St. Peters Church, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountains and Marcello Theatre, with some brief photo stops.
2. Paris Night Tour - £20 (adult) / FREE (child)
(90 mins) This tour is conducted on a coach and gives you a chance to admire major attractions whilst illuminated such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees, Place de la Concorde, Opera House, Louvre Museum and Invalides with minimum of 3 photo stops.
3. Lido Show - £125 (adult)
A world famous cabaret show, complete with half a bottle of champagne and transfers. The show promises an exceptional evening in Paris; regarded by many as Europe’s best show. See breathtaking scenes, a real ice rink, 23 sets and 600 sumptuous costumes. The Lido is more spectacular than ever!
Show Time: 2330hrs
• Return transportation by deluxe AC coach from your selected pick-up point
• 9 Nights accommodation in a 3/4* hotel with breakfast
• 8 Indian Dinners, 1 Continental Dinner & 7 Vegetarian Lunches
• Entrances & sightseeing as mentioned in Tour Highlights
• All tips and service charges
• Premium service of a Tour Representative
What's Not Included
VISA or other Consular Fees
Personal expenses such telephone bills, pay per view movies, laundry expenses, alcoholic beverages, Hotel incidentals
Any other items not mentioned in this itinerary
Travel and Medical Insurance
Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Optional tours or excursions
GST as applicable on the date of booking.
Any changes before travel date by the government in taxes will be applicable in addition to this
We reserve the right to make minor modifications to the daily itinerary flow based on weather, traffic, or other conditions for the convenience of the traveling customers.
In case of coach break down due to mechanical failures, the company will make every effort to fix the problem but please note that there will be no monetary compensation for the inconvenience caused.