Your Travel Package Includes
Inside visits and special features:
Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.
Sightseeing: Brussels orientation drive; Rhine cruise; visits to
Rothenburg, Venice, Verona, Lucerne
Rhineland, Romantic Road, Tyrolean Alps, Brenner Pass
Local Guide for city sightseeing in Paris; professional Tour Director while touring
Round-trip transportation between London and the Channel ports; on the Continent, private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach; cross-Channel ferry; Rhine cruise; canal transfer boat in
Venice; Eurostar train Paris-London
Listed below or equivalent Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips and service charges:
BRUSSELS Park Inn (ST) or Ramada La Woluwe (ST), FRANKFURT AREA Mercure (ST) at Friedrichsdorf or Leonardo Royal Hotel Frankfurt (F), INNSBRUCK AREA Bon Alpina (ST) at Igls or Alpinpark (F) or Alphotel (F). VENICE AREA Holiday Inn (ST) at Marghera or Pappi (ST) at Mira or
Antony Palace (F) at Marcon. LUCERNE AREA Drei Konige (ST) or Ibis (ST) at Kriens. DIJON Ibis Styles Dijon Central (ST), PARIS Timhotel Berthier (ST) or Ibis La Villette (ST)
Meals: Buffet breakfasts (B) daily; 4 dinners (D), including a special dinner at a local restaurant in Dijon
Day 1 LONDON, ENGLAND-BRUSSELS, BELGIUM.
Leave in the early morning and head through the lush English countryside to the Channel port, where you board your FERRY for the Continent. Here, your Tour Director and comfortable coach wait to take you to Brussels for an orientation drive and an overnight.
Day 2 BRUSSELS-RHINE CRUISE, GERMANYFRANKFURT AREA.
Today, journey into Germany to the shores of the mighty Rhine to enjoy the afternoon CRUISE. Then, on to the Frankfurt area for an overnight. (B,D)
Day 3 FRANKFURT AREA-ROMANTIC ROAD-INNSBRUCK AREA, AUSTRIA.
Today’s highlight is undoubtedly a drive along the Romantic Road, through towns and villages protected by medieval towered gates and battlements, with squares of half-timbered houses and richly decorated fountains. Enjoy a fine example of this architecture in the center
of Rothenburg before heading to the Innsbruck area for an overnight. (B,D)
Day 4 INNSBRUCK AREA-BRENNER PASSVENICE AREA, ITALY.
Journey south into Italy by way of the majestic Europa Bridge and Brenner Pass. Arrive in Venice, where the included orientation starts with a BOAT RIDE along the Giudecca Canal to Piazza San Marco. Time at e sure to soak up the magical atmosphere of – is unique city. Also visit a typical Venetian ~LASSBLOWING WORKSHOP (B,O)
Day 5 VENICE AREA-VERONA-LUCERNE AREA, SWITZERLAND.
Stop in Verona to see Juliet’s legendary balcony. Over the Swiss border, begin the climb to the St. Gotthard Tunnel and descend to e breathtaking beauty of Lake Lucerne. (B)
Day 6 LUCERNE AREA-DIJON, FRANCE.
Your visit this morning focuses on the main highlights of Lucerne. Also, there’s time for an optional excursion to the Stanserhorn. In the afternoon, journey into France for an overnight in the charming town of Oijon. This evening, dine at a local restaurant. (B,O)
Day 7 DIJON-PARIS.
This morning, leave Dijon and travel via the autoroute to Paris. An afternoon’s included SIGHTSEEING with a local expert shows you many of the best-known Parisian sights. (B)
Day 8 PARIS-LONDON, ENGLAND.
Relax on your EUROSTAR journey back to London, where your holiday ends. (B)