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As the name implies, this vacation is a sample of some of the major highlights of Europe. Start with two nights in London where sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a visit to St. Paul’s Cathedral and time to watch the Changing of the Guard (if held). Next, board the Eurostar train to Brussels, followed by a comfortable drive to Amsterdam where sightseeing by way of a leisurely canal cruise awaits you. In Germany, cruise the romantic Rhine River, take pictures of Heidelberg Castle, and enjoy dinner with beer at a local restaurant. Stop in the Black Forest, and enjoy a woodcarving demonstration by a local woodcarver, followed by lunch with Bratwurst and Sauerkraut. In Switzerland, visit the Rhine Falls and spend two nights in charming lakeside Lucerne. Admire the Lion Monument, receive a Swiss chocolate surprise, and enjoy the Alpine scenery before driving through the Burgundy wine area to Paris. Here sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the Parisian highlights and a ride up to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower.
9 days from RM11,040/pax
Day to day
ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND.
Welcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.
Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside the Thames River, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall's mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister's Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Visit magnificent ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL and see the Changing of the Guard, if held. Optional excursions are available to the Tower of London or to Windsor Castle and maybe later, enjoy dinner, followed by a Thames cruise. (B)
LONDON-BRUSSELS, BELGIUM-AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND.
Meet your Tour Director and travelling companions, and head for the railway station to board the high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN to Brussels, Belgium. From here, a comfortable drive will bring you to Amsterdam, Holland's 700-year-old capital. Enjoy a CANAL CRUISE aboard a glass-roofed launch, which is the best way to get a good impression of how Amsterdam was built and how much still remains from the Golden Age. Why not join an optional Dutch dinner with local specialties, followed by a walk through Old Amsterdam? (B)
Pass the Dutch region near Arnhem, best known as the locale of 'A Bridge Too Far,' and enter Germany. Today's highlight is a romantic RHINE CRUISE along the most scenic part of the river with its centuries-old castles. Continue to Heidelberg for a pleasant walk through the OLD TOWN to the Marktplatz (market square), from where you can take pictures of the famous red-walled ruins of Heidelberg Castle, and enjoy dinner with beer at Kulturbrauerei Heidelberg restaurant. (B,D)
HEIDELBERG-BLACK FOREST-RHINE FALLS, SWITZERLAND-LUCERNE.
Enter the lush valleys and pine-clad hills of the BLACK FOREST, famous for cuckoo clocks, where another highlight awaits you: be welcomed by a local woodcarver, Adolf Herr, enjoy a WOODCARVING DEMONSTRATION, and see samples of his work. Then, enjoy a special lunch, consisting of the traditional Bratwurst with Sauerkraut and a beer, followed by a slice of delicious homemade Black Forest Cake. On the Swiss border, stop at thundering RHINE FALLS before continuing to picture-book Lucerne. (B,L,D)
During your walking tour, visit the impressive BOURBAKI PANORAMA, Edouard Castres' circular painting dating back to 1881, depicting scenes of the Franco-Prussian War. Also admire Thorwaldsen's emotional LION MONUMENT, dedicated to the fallen Swiss Guards who protected the Royal House of France during the French Revolution, and the ornate patrician houses lining the cobblestone streets of the walled Old Town. Cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church. Of course, you will taste CHOCOLATE PRALINES from Laderach Chocolatier Suisse, one of Switzerland's most famous chocolate makers. Balance of the day is at leisure. You can shop for Swiss watches and you may wish to join an exciting optional excursion to Mount Pilatus, the "Guard of Lucerne," by cable car. Tonight is your chance to yodel or blow an alphorn during an optional folklore dinner party for a first-hand impression of Alpine merrymaking. (B)
Say "Auf Wiedersehen" in Basel and cross the border into France. Drive past the vineyards of the Burgundy wine region, with views of beautiful castles and Fontainebleau Forest. Arrive in Paris, where an optional excursion is available to try out local specialties in one of Paris' lively restaurants, followed by a drive through the "City of Light." (B)
Discover the world capital of chic and style with a Local Guide and admire its renowned sites: the Opera, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees, and more. For a bird's-eye view, take the elevator to the second floor of Paris' most famous landmark: the EIFFEL TOWER. Time to further explore Paris on your own or to join an optional excursion to the lavish baroque Palace and Gardens of Versailles. Tonight, dinner and a lively cabaret show at one of Paris' nightclubs might just be the ticket! (B)
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Get a taste of a destination's hidden gems and local flavours, exclusive to Globus. These behind-the-scenes activities really allow you to experience the world like a local.
- Woodcarving demonstration in the Black Forest
- Taste traditional German specialities with a local lunch in the Black Forest
- Enjoy a Swiss chocolate surprise in Lucerne
- LONDON: Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul's Cathedral and see the Changing of the Guard, if held.
- LONDON-BRUSSELS By high-speed Eurostar train.
- AMSTERDAM: Canal cruise.
- RHINE CRUISE
- HEIDELBERG: Walking tour of the Old Town, take pictures of the castle; dinner with beer at Kulturbrauerei Heidelberg.
- BLACK FOREST: Woodcarving demonstration; lunch with regional specialties.
- RHINE FALLS.
- LUCERNE: Walking tour including the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge; taste Swiss chocolate pralines.
- PARIS: Guided sightseeing, ascend the Eiffel Tower.
- TRANSPORTATION: High-speed Eurostar train; motorcoach; canal cruise in Amsterdam; Rhine River cruise.
- HEADSETS: Throughout the tour.
- FREE WIFI: Available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
- Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
- MYACCOUNT: Visit our website for details on optional excursions available on tour to personalise your holiday.
What to expect
- Request your holiday
Send in your request either by using the form on the right or by calling us on +603 2142 0222. Tell us what kind of holiday you would like so we can design a holiday to suit your requirements.
- Receive your quote
Based on the information given to us, we will try to come back to you within 24 hours with a quote. We may need to ask more information from you, such as if you require accommodation before and after the tour, or if you have booked flights already.
To confirm the booking, we will need a copy of your passports and RM1,000 deposit per person. Full payment around 8 weeks before departure.
We will provide everything you need to enjoy your holiday.
Frequently asked questions
- When are you open?
You can call us on Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.
- Do you offer insurance?
We offer comprehensive insurance coverage with all our tours. However you can opt for your own coverage if you wish.
- Why can't I organise this trip myself?
You can. However what we can offer is the reassurance of our professional service so you don't have to worry if anything goes wrong. For example, if a flight is delayed, it is up to us to rearrange the flight.
We handle all your problems, leaving you time to enjoy your holiday.