DISCOVER EUROPE 

14 days / 13 nights

 Belgium - Netherlands - Germany - Switzerland - Liechtenstein - Austria - France - Italy - Vatican

TOUR ENQUIRY

 

ITINERARY

DAY 01 :  BRUSSELS - HOLLAND ( D)

Depart towards Dover for your crossing to Calais. From Calais, settle into your comfortable seats and travel to the capital city of Belgium, Brussels. On arrival the tour starts with a photo stop at the most iconic structure of Brussels, The Atomium, followed by the famous Manneken Pis Statue and Grand Place. 

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 four.

 

DAY 02 : KEUKENHOF TULIP GARDENS OR MADURODAM - VOLENDAM - AMSTERDAM (B, L, D)

Begin the morning by visiting the world renowned Keukenhof Tulip Gardens; celebrating its 72nd edition of the park, with “A world of colours” theme for 2021. Admire over 7 million bulbs at the world-famous attraction, between March and May. (After 08th May departures, Keukenhof will be replaced by Madurodam model village). Early afternoon, visit the cheese and clog demonstration. Later visit Amsterdam, to view the amazing
architecture from a glass-topped canal boats. Have free time later to explore the bustling hub of the city centre, where cultures are welcomed, and its tolerant society can be observed.

DAY 03 : HOLLAND - COLOGNE - RIVER RHINE CRUISE (B, L, D)

Travel to the city of Cologne, Germany. Visit the breathtaking Cologne Cathedral, known as the Dome Church which stands 157 meters in height. The Cathedral is truly a masterpiece; taking over six hundred years to construct and is one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany. Depart for a scenic boat cruise on the River Rhine; enjoy picturesque views of vineyards and castles as you cruise along the longest river in
Germany. Whilst aboard your cruise, enjoy a hot cup of tea to accompany the wonderful scenery.

DAY 04 : HEIDELBERG - BLACK FOREST - RHINE FALLS (B, L, D)

Travel to Heidelberg; here, have an opportunity to photograph the famous Heidelberg Castle on the hills above. Drive to the Black Forest region in South Germany where we stop at the largest natural lake in the Black Forest, Lake Titisee. Here enjoy free time, and have an opportunity to purchase cuckoo clocks and other souvenirs. Later, travel to Switzerland and walk around the largest plain waterfalls in Europe, the Rhine Falls. 


NOTE: Your tour rep, vehicle & seat may change on day 4.

 

DAY 05 : MT. JUNGFRAU - INTERLAKEN (B, L, D)

Today depart for Mt. Jungfrau. On arrival board a cogwheel train to the top of Mt. Jungfrau at 3454 meters above sea level. At the top, have free time to explore the Ice Palace to view life-sized ice sculptures, visit the Sphinx observation terrace for spectacular
views of the Aletsch glacier and surrounding peaks. After, continue to Interlaken; where you can enjoy a walk on the main street and admire breathtaking scenery.

DAY 06 : MT. TITLIS - LUCERNE (B, L, D)

Ascend 10,000ft 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 and visit the ice caves or take a unique professional photo in traditional Swiss outfits. Depart for Lucerne to view the Lion Monument and one of the oldest wooden bridges in the world, the Chapel Bridge, enjoy free time to explore the town. 

 

DAY 07 : SWITZERLAND - VADUZ - SWAROVSKI - INNSBRUCK (B, CL, CD)

Depart for Liechtenstein, one of the smallest countries in Europe. Stop in the capital city, Vaduz. Later proceed to Austria to see Innsbruck, offering a combination of culture, history and nature. On arrival, view the Golden roof (a symbol of the city) and then enjoy free time to explore this beautiful city. Finally visit the famous Swarovski Crystal World Museum, before checking into the hotel.

 

DAY 8 : INNSBRUCK - VENICE (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 ambiance of Venice.

 

DAY 9 : VENICE - FLORENCE - ROME (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.

 

DAY 10 : ROME - VATICAN CITY  (B, L, D)

Today 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. Peter’s Basilica. View Trevi Fountain, arguably the most beautiful fountains in all of Rome.

 

DAY 11 : PISA - GENEVA (B, L, D)

Today start the journey to 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. In the afternoon, continue the journey to Geneva (approximate drive time will be 6 hours). Here be taken on a short city tour to see the United Nations Building, The Flower Clock and the symbol of Geneva, the Jet d’Eau (operation permitting).

 

DAY 12 : GENEVA - PARIS (B, D) 

Depart for Paris (approximate drive time will be 6 hours). On arrival 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. Enjoy the famous illuminations of Paris during your night tour. This panoramic tour will cover the impressive ‘Eiffel Tower’, the world famous ‘Champs Élysées’, the beautiful ‘Arc de Triomphe’ and
many other historic buildings.

 

DAY 13 : DISNEYLAND PARIS OR CITY TOUR WITH VERSAILLES GARDENS

Tour Code: SWD: Disneyland Resort Paris (B, D)

Today depart for the world famous Disneyland® Resort Paris. Here enjoy a fun and adventurous day out; choose between Disneyland® Park; which explores five themed lands filled with Disney classic stories and fairy-tales or Walt Disney Studios® Park; the behind-the scenes destination sensation allowing you to experience movie and cinema sets coming to life.

OR

Tour Code: SWV: City Tour with Versailles Gardens (B, L, D)

The tour will start with a visit to the renowned Versailles Gardens, a fine example of 17th century French landscaping covering an area of more than 800 hectares. Take mesmerizing photos, souvenir shopping or simply relax admiring the Royal Lawns. Then visit the “Carrousel du Louvre” home to the famous, glass pyramid (entrance to Louvre Museum not included). Visit the courtyard and wonder the Tuileries gardens famed for their pristine layout and history or enjoy your free time to explore numerous shops, restaurants and cafes in the surrounding shopping avenues. Later, visit Fragonard perfume museum to purchase some unique French fragrances, soaps, candles and more.

 

DAY 14 : PARIS  (B, L)

This morning depart for Paris to embark on a journey to the Eiffel Tower (level 3*) for a breathtaking bird’s eye view of Paris. 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, CL=Continental Lunch, D=Dinner, CD=Continental Dinner

NOTES:

  • On occasions, due to large events, traffic, logistics and availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However, all aspects of the itinerary will be covered. In the event of the Eiffel Tower restricting access the price difference for the restricted floor will be reimbursed. Eiffel Tower when closed during national holidays or events may be substituted by Montparnasse tower or will be refunded.

  • 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  :  10, 29

June :  12, 26

July  :  10, 31

Aug  :  02, 04, 07, 09, 11, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28

Sept :  01, 04, 11, 18, 25

Oct   :  02, 09, 16

Please note - Please contact us for Pre & Post tour accommodation

Tour Highlights

BELGIUM: • Atomium Structure photo stop

• Walking Tour of Brussels view the Grand Place & Manneken Pis Statue


NETHERLANDS: • Keukenhof Tulip Gardens OR Madurodam Model Village with entrance

• Amsterdam Canal Cruise with entrance

• Cheese & Clog Demonstration with entrance


GERMANY: • Cologne Cathedral

• River Rhine Cruise with entrance and complimentary tea

• Heidelberg Castle photo stop
• Black Forest drive through the scenic region

• Lake Titisee Free Time


SWITZERLAND: • Mt Jungfrau with entrance

• Mt Titlis with entrance

• Rhine Falls The largest plain waterfalls in Europe
• Geneva City Tour view Flower Clock, UN Building, Jet d’Eau
• Lucerne City Tour view the Lion Monument & Chapel Bridge
• Interlaken Free time to explore


LIECHTENSTEIN & AUSTRIA: • Vaduz photo stop
• Golden Roof & free time to explore

• Swarovski Crystal World Museum with entrance


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


FRANCE: TOUR CODE: SWD
• Eiffel Tower (level 3*) with entrance

• River Seine Boat Cruise with entrance

• Disneyland® Paris with entrance
• Paris Orientation Tour

• Illumination Tour of Paris included
TOUR CODE: SWV
• Eiffel Tower (level 3*) with entrance

• River Seine Boat Cruise with entrance

• Versailles Gardens with entrance
• French Perfumery included

• Paris Orientation Tour
• Carrousel du Louvre (Louvre Museum entrance not included)
• Illumination Tour of Paris included

Optional Excursions

1. Zurich City Tour - £10 (adult) / FREE (child)

Discover Zurich city by foot, with the main highlights including - The Fraumünster Church, renowned for its stunning stained-glass windows created by Chagall. The Grossmunster evangelical protestant church in the mediaeval old town, or simply admire the beautiful lake of Zurich.

2. Trummelbach Waterfalls (Available from 12 Apr to 26 Sep) - £20 (adult) / £15 (child 5-15)

This unique Spectacle in the Lauterbrunnen Valley comprises of various Glacier fed Waterfalls inside a mountain. The impressive falls are floodlit and accessible by a special tunnel. The falls carry up to 20,000 litres of water every second. The Trümmelbach Falls are accessible underground by galleries, tunnels, paths and platforms.

3. Rome Night Tour - £20 (adult) / FREE (child)

Rome's most beautiful sites to be admired at night in comfort of the coach and by foot. The subdued lighting of the Colosseum - the largest amphitheatre built during the Roman Empire, St. Angelo’s, St. Peters church and Piazza Venezia will provide you with wonderful photos.

4. Paris Night Tour - £15 (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.

5. Lido Show - £125 (adult) / £35 (child)

Le Lido (The Lido) is a cabaret and burlesque show located on the Champs-Élysées, using amazing lights, glittering costumes and sounds it will feel like a waking dream, and it will take your breath away and leave you dazzled. Welcome to a fantastic whirlwind of technological wizardry led along by the most beautiful girls in the world.

What's Included

• Return transportation by deluxe AC coach from your selected
pick up point
• Return channel crossing via Eurotunnel or Ferry
• 13 Nights accommodation in a 3/4* hotel with breakfast
• Tour Code: SWVD: 12 Indian dinners, 1 Continental dinner,
10 Vegetarian lunches & 1 Continental lunch
• Tour Code: SWV: 12 Indian dinners, 1 Continental dinner &
11 Vegetarian lunches, 1 Continental lunch
• Entrances & sightseeing as mentioned in Tour Highlights
• All tips and service charges
• Premium service of a Tour Representative

What's Not Included

  • Airfare

  • Passport, 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

  • *Tour Code SWD will incur a supplement of £ 35 per adult and
    £ 30 per child for Disneyland entrance

 

DISCLAIMER: 

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.

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