Vienna Opera House, Austria

European Masterpiece

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This comprehensive vacation takes in the best of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. Start with two nights in London, then cross the English Channel by Eurostar train bound for Paris (except where specified). Among the highlights: see the Champs-Elysées in Paris, French Châteaux Country, Plaza Catalunya in Barcelona, the glamorous French Riviera, Pisa’s Leaning Tower, Renaissance Florence’s Duomo, the Colosseum in Rome, and the Pompeii archaeological site. Enjoy an overnight ferry crossing to Greece and a visit to Athens’ Acropolis and Olympia. Return to Italy by ferry, first to the oldest state in the world, San Marino, then to romantic Venice with St. Mark’s Basilica and Square. Enjoy Vienna’s imperial city center, the majestic Swiss Alps, and Germany’s Rhineland. The vacation ends amidst the remarkable canals of Amsterdam.

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Day to day

Day 1


Check into your hotel. In the afternoon, you may want to start exploring the lively British capital. Uniformed hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

Day 2


Enjoy free time for independent activities: take a panoramic tour of London's famous landmarks, consider Madame Tussauds, or a ride on the London Eye. Your local host will be on hand to assist. (B)

Day 3


Transfer to the railway station and board the EUROSTAR TRAIN to Paris. Here, you'll be met by your Tour Director and transferred to your overnight hotel. (B)

Day 4


Get to know Paris with a local expert and see many of the best-known Parisian sites: La Sorbonne, Arc de Triomphe, Opera, Madeleine, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Pyramid, the Invalides, and Champs Elysees. (B)

Day 5


Travel along the Loire River past the castles of Chaumont and Amboise to stop in Tours. Continue to Poitiers, beautifully situated on a rocky plateau, then south to Saintes, through the Grande Champagne wine-growing area, and to Bordeaux on the banks of the Garonne. (B,D)

Day 6


From the vineyards of the Gironde and the Garonne, travel to Carcassonne in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Stop and admire what is perhaps the best-preserved medieval fortified town in Europe. Later, reach the Spanish border and carry on through Catalonia. Once across the Ter River, you'll soon be in Barcelona. (B,D)

Day 7


This morning's sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a drive around Montjuic to see the Olympic Stadium and a panoramic view of the port and city. Continue to the city centre to Plaza Catalunya and Paseo de Gracia to admire the greatness and eccentricity of Gaudi's architectural masterpieces in the Houses Batllo and Mila and the Sagrada Familia (entrance fees not included). (B)

Day 8


Return to France, then into the vine-covered region of the Herault for a stop in provencial Arles. Head across the Rhone towards the Mediterranean shores to the French Riviera. (B)

Day 9


Today, travel along the high coastal road to visit a PERFUME WORKSHOP in Eze. The day is highlighted by the drive along the French and Italian Rivieras and into hilly Tuscany. Visit Pisa to see the Leaning Tower and the SQUARE OF MIRACLES. (B,D)

Day 10


Don't miss the guided walking tour of Florence, "Cradle of the Renaissance," featuring most of the city highlights. Leave Florence, and travel south on the Autostrada del Sole through the sunlit valleys of Tuscany to Neapolitan Riviera. (B)

Day 11


Enjoy a day at leisure, or an optional excursion to the legendary island of Capri. The island is surrounded by a rocky coastline, where the crashing sea has formed awe-inspiring caves. The town, with its pretty piazzetta, maze of streets, fashionable boutiques, and cosy restaurants, is a mecca for the jet set. (B,D)

Day 12


Today, travel north, with the Vesuvius volcano in the distance. Then, to Pompeii, where time stopped in 79 AD, when the Vesuvius eruption totally destroyed it. On the included visit to the ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE, see the remains of luxurious villas, temples, theatre, and forum. Later, head towards Rome, Italy's capital. (B)

Day 13


Rome, 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 amphitheatre ever built; the Roman Forum; Piazza Venezia, and Campidoglio. An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo's impressive fresco of The Last Judgment. (B)

Day 14


Leave Rome and drive across the verdant Apennine Hills towards the coast to embark on the OVERNIGHT FERRY to Greece. (B)

Day 15


Enjoy some daylight cruising towards the Greek coast before reaching Patras. Then, drive to Olympia for an overnight in the Peloponnese. (B,D)

Day 16


Today, join the optional sightseeing tour and learn more about the history of the original Olympic Games, when athletes competed with each other to honour the king of deities. Then, motor into the mountains of Arcadia and over the Corinth Canal to Athens, capital of Greece. Time later for an evening in the lively Plaka area. (B)

Day 17


A full day to explore the shops and museums or to join the optional full-day cruise to discover some of the incredible Aegean islands. (B)

Day 18


Enjoy guided morning sightseeing, which features the highlights of this ancient capital and a visit to the fascinating ACROPOLIS. Later, leave Athens and journey to Patras to embark on the FERRY for the Ionian Sea crossing back to Italy. (B)

Day 19


Disembark, then proceed north for an overnight in San Marino, one of the world's smallest and most ancient states, perched on Monte Titano. (B,D)

Day 20


Take a short walk through the main gate and up to Government House in the very heart of this tiny ancient republic. Later, travel along the Adriatic coastline through the Po Delta towards the Venice area. (B)

Day 21


The included orientation starts with a BOAT RIDE to St. Mark's Square and is followed by some time at leisure to absorb the atmosphere of this unique city. Then, visit a GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP. Don't miss the optional gondola trip. (B,D)

Day 22


Leave the flat and fertile plains and journey into Austria's grand mountain and lake scenery. Stop in Velden on Lake Worth, then northwards through the Styrian landscape to Vienna. This evening, enjoy a special dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)

Day 23


There's so much to see on your included sightseeing tour: the State Opera, Parliament, and the Town Hall. Stop for a stroll in Heroes' Square to view the majestic Hofburg, former residence of the Habsburg royal family. (B)

Day 24


Travel along the Danube, and on to the alpine landscapes to Mozart's Salzburg. Stroll down the charming Getreidegasse, the town's elegant main shopping street. Views of mountain peaks and alpine villages bring you into the very heart of the Tyrol to its capital, Innsbruck. (B,D)

Day 25


Get acquainted with Innsbruck on the orientation tour that includes the famous GOLDEN ROOF. Later, drive through the valleys and villages of the mountainous Tyrol to the Arlberg tunnel into Switzerland. Stop briefly in Vaduz, Liechtenstein's capital, before heading for the Lucerne area. (B)

Day 26


Sightseeing in one of Switzerland's finest cities takes in the impressive city walls, CHAPEL BRIDGE, ornate patrician houses lining cobblestone streets, and the LION MONUMENT. A selection of optional activities completes the day: a cruise on the fjord-like lake or an excursion to the top of one of the most beautiful mountains. (B,D)

Day 27


More of Switzerland and its quaint little villages, farms, and chalets before crossing into Germany to the shores of the Rhine. Today's highlight is the included RHINE CRUISE past the legendary Lorelei rock, hilltop castles, terraced vineyards, and half-timbered villages. Overnight in the Rhineland. (B,D)

Day 28


North today, first through the industrial Ruhr and then into the canal criss-crossed countryside of Holland to Amsterdam. Enjoy a CANAL CRUISE to see the city from water level, then watch the cutting and polishing of precious stones at a famous DIAMOND CENTRE. Later, sightseeing includes an orientation drive with a Local Guide. (B)

Day 29


Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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What's included

  • INSIDE VISITS AND SPECIAL FEATURES: Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.
  • SIGHTSEEING: Visits to Tours, Bordeaux, Carcassonne, Arles, Nice, Pisa, Sorrento, Olympia, San Marino, Venice, Velden, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Liechtenstein, Lucerne; Rhine cruise.
  • SCENIC HIGHLIGHTS: Chateaux Country, Bordeaux Wine Country, French and Italian Rivieras, Bay of Naples, Peloponese, Lake Worth, Carinthia, Tyrolean Alps, Swiss Alps, Rhineland.
  • GUIDES: Host service in London. Local Guides for city sightseeing in Paris, Barcelona, Florence, Rome, Pompeii, Athens, Vienna, Amsterdam. Professional Tour Director while touring.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Eurostar London-Paris. On the Continent, private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach. Two-berth cabins with private shower and toilet on overnight ferries Italy-Greece-Italy. Canal transfer boat in Venice; Rhine cruise.
  • HOTELS: Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips,and service charges.
  • MYACCOUNT: Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions. Visit our website for details and conditions.
  • MEALS: Buffet breakfasts (B); 10 dinners (D)
Name: Mount Titlis
Location: Lucerne
Description: Drive to Alpine Engelberg to take the Titlis-Rotair, the world's first revolving cable car, up to 10,000 feet where eternal snow resists even the summer sun. A panoramic view all the way up with 360 degree vistas of glaciers and icefalls. Also on the agenda is a visit to the Ice Grotto.
Name: Welcome Dinner & Orientation
Location: Paris
Description: The evening consists of a memorable four-course dinner with an aperitif and wine. After dinner you will enjoy a breathtaking orientation drive of the city.
Name: Monte Carlo By Night Drink Only
Location: Nice
Description: A beautiful drive along the French Riviera - arriving in the Principality of Monaco see the Cathedral and the Royal Palace. Stop for a drink at "Le Cafe de Paris" giving you the opportunity to absorb the jet-set atmosphere of Monaco. Afterwards time to gamble* at the famous Casino or just relax and enjoy the elegant ambience. *Personal ID required and jacket and tie recommended. Minimum age limit to enter the Casino 21 years.
Name: Versailles Sun King's Palace - Sat/Sun
Location: Paris
Description: Week-ends visit - Historic Versailles is the beautiful restored palace of Louis XIV, the Sun King. After the guided tour of the palace, you can stroll in the magnificent terraced gardens with their fountains and statues. The Palace of Versailles is open every day except Mondays and bank holidays. On these days, you will be offered alternative sights.
Name: Olympia Archaeological Site
Location: Olympia
Description: This ancient site is the most famous of Greek sanctuaries, where Zeus was worshipped and where his ivory and gold statue was counted among the Seven Wonders of the World. Olympic Games were held here between 776 BD and 393 AD. Your local guide will bring Olympia back to life with her commentary.
Name: Monte Carlo By Night & Dinner
Location: Nice
Description: A beautiful drive along the French Riviera - arriving in the Principality of Monaco, where you will have a delicious French dinner. After dinner see the Cathedral and the Royal Palace. Then stop for a drink at "Le Cafe de Paris" giving you the opportunity to absorb the jet-set atmosphere of Monaco. Afterwards time to gamble* at the famous Casino or just relax and enjoy the elegant ambience. *Personal ID required and formal dress code (but not evening wear) recommended. Minimum age limit to enter the Casino 21 years.
Name: Treasures of Rome By Night & Dinner
Location: Rome
Description: An evening tour including some of the city's fountains and majestic squares: Piazza Barberini, Triton Fountain, Via Veneto, Villa Borghese and Trevi Fountain. Finish the evening with a meal in a typical Roman restaurant with wine and music included.
Name: Sorrento Flavors
Location: Sorrento
Description: Enjoy an evening out dining in a typical restaurant, with a mixed starter, pizza and pasta, dessert, wine, mineral water and coffee or tea or the famous Sorrento lemon liquor "Limoncello".
Name: Castelli Romani With Dinner
Location: Rome
Description: Drive through the ancient villages in the Alban Hills, a landscape of rare beauty, myths, legends and history. Take pictures of the Pope's summer residence, Castel Gandolfo. Then to Frascati where one of the famous local white wines is included with your dinner in a tavern.
Name: Venetian Night Out & Dinner
Location: Venice
Description: Enjoy a motorboat ride along the impressive Giudecca Canal with a commentary of the most important sights. A leisurely walk to St. Mark's Square, passing famous buildings, small bridges and inner canals, will take you to a typical Venetian restaurant for an aperitif before your four-course dinner including wine, mineral water and coffee.
Name: Kursalon Waltz Show
Location: Vienna
Description: The Vienna Kursalon was built between 1865 and 1867 in the style of the Italian Renaissance. The Kursalon sparkles in renewed splendor, inviting audiences to experience the musical pleasures that have thrilled visitors since the famed Promenade Concerts of the Strauss brothers. Enjoy the unique Viennese ambience and partake of this wonderful musical journey through time.
Name: Mini City Tour
Location: Salzburg
Description: This walking tour takes in some of the famous landmarks of the old town - Mozart Square, the Cathedral, St. Peter and University Square.
Name: Discover the Venetian Lagoon
Location: Venice
Description: By private boat cross the lagoon to the picturesque fishing island of Burano with its gaily painted houses. See lace makers at work; then there's time to explore this unforgettable island on your own before returning to Venice.
Name: Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel
Location: Rome
Description: A tour around the Vatican museums to admire the beautiful tapestry gallery and the Sistine Chapel with masterpieces by Botticelli and Signorelli. See the "Genesis" and Michelangelo's "Last Judgment".
Name: Schonbrunn Palace & Gardens
Location: Vienna
Description: A guided tour of part of the magnificent palace of Schonbrunn, which was the summer residence of the Austrian Emperors for nearly 150 years. It was built between 1695 and 1749 with over 100 rooms and beautiful gardens. End the tour with free time in the main gardens.
Name: Evening In the Viennese Woods
Location: Vienna
Description: A visit to Vienna is incomplete without seeing one of its famous wine villages. Enjoy typical vintner?s fare and taste Heurigen (new wine). With musicians to entertain you, this is a convivial, and jovial evening.
Name: Sorrento Musical
Location: Sorrento
Description: Enjoy an evening of Neapolitan songs and dances presented on stage with a continuous change of scenery. The show takes its cue from the "tarantella", a typical dance of the southern regions. Included is free flowing wine or spumante or soft drinks.
Name: A Day In Capri
Location: Sorrento
Description: First you are transferred to the port for your boat/jetfoil ride over to the romantic island of Capri, one of the jewels of the Mediterranean and famous as a rendezvous for the jet set. Drive by mini coach up the winding, breathtaking route to Anacapri. The whole day is free in Capri before returning to Sorrento.
Name: Cabaret Show
Location: Paris
Description: A trip to Paris is not complete without a visit to a typical cabaret show. A glass of champagne is served during the show.
Name: A Taste of Athens
Location: Athens
Description: First by coach into the center of Athens where you will pick up the "train" which will take you at a leisurely pace for about 20 minutes around the old part of Athens, the "Plaka" - a good way to get a first impression of the layout, shops and points of interest. Re-board your coach to continue to a Taverna for a Greek feast with unlimited local wine. On the way back to the hotel view the illuminated Acropolis.
Name: Dinner & Flamenco on Ramblas
Location: Barcelona
Description: Evening out in the heart of Barcelona - enjoy a buffet dinner with Spanish specialties, including wine or soft drinks. Then see the best professional flamenco dancers, singers and guitarists in town. A glass of champagne is served during the show.
Name: Gondola Serenade
Location: Venice
Description: This is one of the highlights of any European holiday - a gondola ride through centuries-old canals, under famous arched bridges, and past lavish palaces and quaint piazzas.
Name: Tyrolean Folklore Evening
Location: Innsbruck
Description: A highlight during your stay in Tyrol. A lively folklore show with "yodeling and schuhplattln" (folk dancing and singing), zither playing and alp horn blowing. One drink included during the show.
Name: Montserrat
Location: Barcelona
Description: Montserrat means the "sawed mountain" in Catalan. Situated at the center of Catalonia, about 25 miles northwest of Barcelona, it rises perpendicularly out of the surrounding lowlands, and is a marvel to see. In addition to the natural beauty of Montserrat, the mountain took on religious significance at an early date. The famous Romanesque sculpture of "La Morenta" (the little dark one) presides over the XI century Benedictine Monastery.
Name: The Titlis Ice Flyer
Location: Lucerne
Description: An extension to the Mount Titlis excursion, the Ice Flyer is a chair lift, specially equipped to protect from wind, snow and rain. The 2,460 foot journey lasts six minutes and you can enjoy an absolutely unique and unforgettable ride just a few feet above the Titlis Glacier.
Name: Engelberg Only
Location: Lucerne
Description: Spend a few hours in this panoramic village at the foot of Mount Titlis: a well-known Alpine resort, where you could shop in the bazaars and enjoy traditional Swiss cuisine in a typical restaurant.
Name: Scenic Lake Cruise
Location: Lucerne
Description: An hour's guided cruise on the most beautiful lake in Switzerland gives you an introduction to this lovely city from a completely different aspect. With its many bays, it offers superb panoramas of the surrounding landscape. The area is rich in historical associations, particularly the William Tell legend.
Name: Dinner & Swiss Folklore
Location: Lucerne
Description: Contrary to belief, not all Swiss can yodel or blow the alp horn, but those you will see are real experts. They entertain you with merry melodies on the accordion and traditional dances while you enjoy a full 3 course dinner.
Name: Dutch Dinner & Drive
Location: Amsterdam
Description: Enjoy a typical hearty Dutch meal in an authentic 16th century establishment, the Restaurant Haesje Claes, which is part of Amsterdam history. Located in the heart of the city, it is renowned for its eight different dining rooms, each offering diners a cozy, relaxed atmosphere.
Name: Full Day Aegean Cruise
Location: Athens
Description: Visit three Greek islands and enjoy lunch on board your modern cruise ship with sundecks, bars, and a shop. Visit the Saronic islands of Aegina, Poros and Hydra. On Hydra there are no cars, the only means of transportation is by donkey.
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24 Mar 2018 21 Apr 2018 $4229 USD $5829 USD
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07 Apr 2018 05 May 2018 $4489 USD $6089 USD  
14 Apr 2018 12 May 2018 $4489 USD $6089 USD  
21 Apr 2018 19 May 2018 $4489 USD $6089 USD  
28 Apr 2018 26 May 2018 $4619 USD $6219 USD  
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12 May 2018 09 Jun 2018 $4619 USD $6219 USD
26 May 2018 23 Jun 2018 $4619 USD $6219 USD
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09 Jun 2018 07 Jul 2018 $4619 USD $6219 USD
23 Jun 2018 21 Jul 2018 $4459 USD $6059 USD  
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07 Jul 2018 04 Aug 2018 $4459 USD $6059 USD
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04 Aug 2018 01 Sep 2018 $4459 USD $6059 USD  
11 Aug 2018 08 Sep 2018 $4459 USD $6059 USD
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25 Aug 2018 22 Sep 2018 $4619 USD $6219 USD  
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01 Sep 2018 29 Sep 2018 $4619 USD $6219 USD  
08 Sep 2018 06 Oct 2018 $4619 USD $6219 USD  
15 Sep 2018 13 Oct 2018 $4619 USD $6219 USD  
22 Sep 2018 20 Oct 2018 $4539 USD $6139 USD  
29 Sep 2018 27 Oct 2018 $4539 USD $6139 USD
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13 Oct 2018 10 Nov 2018 $4359 USD $5959 USD  
27 Oct 2018 24 Nov 2018 $4359 USD $5959 USD  
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28 Dec 2018 25 Jan 2019 $4359 USD $5959 USD  
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PRE LONDON 01 Nov 2018 31 Dec 2018 $143 USD $88 USD $88 USD
PRE LONDON 12 Oct 2017 31 Oct 2018 $185 USD $129 USD $129 USD
PRE LONDON 01 May 2018 11 Oct 2018 $198 USD $122 USD $122 USD
PRE LONDON 22 Apr 2018 30 Apr 2018 $195 USD $118 USD $118 USD
PRE LONDON 01 Apr 2018 21 Apr 2018 $186 USD $130 USD $130 USD
PRE LONDON 01 Jan 2018 31 Mar 2018 $142 USD $87 USD $87 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 26 Oct 2018 31 Dec 2017 $90 USD $54 USD $54 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 31 Aug 2018 21 Oct 2018 $122 USD $68 USD $68 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 03 Aug 2018 19 Aug 2018 $108 USD $61 USD $61 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 20 Jul 2018 24 Jul 2018 $128 USD $75 USD $75 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 06 Jul 2018 08 Jul 2018 $108 USD $61 USD $61 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 25 May 2018 24 Jun 2018 $122 USD $68 USD $68 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 18 May 2018 20 May 2018 $180 USD $100 USD $100 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 11 May 2018 13 May $200 USD $110 USD $110 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 27 Apr 2018 06 May $180 USD $100 USD $100 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 20 Apr 2018 22 Apr 2018 $200 USD $110 USD $110 USD
POST AMSTERDAM 01 Jan 2018 31 Jan 2018 $90 USD $54 USD $54 USD
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OPTIONAL Gratuity $244 USD

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