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London, Brussels, Black Forest, Rhine Falls, Zurich, Mount Titlis, Lucerne, Venice, Florence, Rome, Pisa, Nice, Paris

Tour Highlights:

  • LONDON : Panoramic Tour; visit to the London Eye
  • BRUSSELS: Visit the Grand Place; see the Mannekin Pis
  • GERMANY: Scenic drive in the Black Forest; visit Cuckoo Clock outlet
  • SWITZERLAND:See the Rhine Falls; visit Zurich and Lucerne; visit Mount Titlis
  • VENICE: Boat ride to St. Mark’s Square; visit St. Mark’s Square – see the Bridge of Sighs, Doges Palace and the Basilica di San Marco; Gondola ride (6 persons in each Gondola)
  • FLORENCE: View of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo; free time in historic centre of the city
  • VATICAN CITY:Visit to St. Peter’s Basilica and Square
  • ROME:Guided City Tour to see Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, Colosseum and Circus Maximus; visit the Trevi Fountain
  • PISA:Visit Field of Miracles – see the Cathedral, and Leaning Tower
  • ITALIAN RIVIERA:Scenic drive
  • FRENCH RIVIERA:Visit a French Perfumery; free time at Promenade des Anglais in Nice
  • PARIS:River Seine Cruise (*); visit to third floor (**) of the Eiffel Tower; Panoramic Tour of Paris

Includes

  • 11 nights in a First Class Hotel with private facilities
  • Meal Plan is indicated at the bottom of your daily itinerary: 9 Continental Breakfasts (1 additional Breakfast for passengers staying at London Hotel on Day 1); 9 Vegetarian Lunches (Hot / Packed), 9 Indian Dinners (1 additional Dinner for passengers staying at London Hotel on Day 1). Please note that the Indian Dinner could be replaced by an Italian Dinner on 1 night – the Tour Manager will inform you regarding the same.
  • Return channel crossings by Ferry
  • All coach transportation by executive cruise liners from departure to tour termination points
  • All sightseeing, entrances and excursions as mentioned in the Itinerary
  • All tips and service charges

TOUR DEPARTURES (2016):
Tour Code: 11D–SPL (out Thursdays – return Mondays)

  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • : 17, 24, 31
  • : 07, 14, 21, 28
  • : 05, 12, 19, 26
  • : 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
  • : 07, 14, 21, 28
  • : 04, 11, 18, 25
  • : 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
  • : 06, 13, 20, 27

Day 1

Arrive London

  • Today, arrive at your Heathrow Airport / Wembley area hotel (transfer not included), and check-in (after 14:00 p.m.). In the afternoon, you will meet your Tour Manager and depart for a panoramic tour of London to see the main sights: Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, and Tower Bridge. Later we board the London Eye for a spectacular bird’s eye view of the English capital. A flight on the London Eye lasts for approximately 30 minutes – relax in one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules and enjoy the London skyline. Late evening return to your hotel. (Dinner)

Day 2

London – Dover – Ferry – Calais – Brussels – Germany: Frankfurt / Mannheim area

  • This morning, at the check-in point, you will meet your Tour Manager and join the coach for a leisurely drive from London to Folkestone or Dover, for the short channel crossing to Calais by Eurotunnel Le Shuttle or Ferry. On arrival, we proceed to Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the seat of several European Union institutions including the European Commission and Parliament. Here we visit the Grand Place and see the Mannekin Pis statue. Continuing our drive, we reach our overnight stop and check-in at our hotel. (Breakfast only for passengers staying at London Hotel on Day 1, Dinner)

Day 3

Germany: Frankfurt / Mannheim area – Black Forest – Switzerland: Rhine Falls – Zurich

  • Today, we depart after breakfast. Joining the autobahn we enter the enchanting Black Forest region, where you will marvel at the timeless serenity and unparalleled scenery around you. We visit a Cuckoo Clock outlet where you have time to shop for cuckoo clocks and other souvenirs. Continuing our drive, we pass through small idyllic villages before crossing the Swiss border. Our first stop in Switzerland is to visit the majestic Rhine Falls. We then proceed to the financial capital of Switzerland, Zurich for a short panoramic tour. Later we check-in at our hotel for a two-night stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4

Switzerland: Mount Titlis – Lucerne

  • This morning we visit the town of Lucerne, to see the Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument. We then drive through the Swiss alpine region and the winding mountain roads to the valley of Engelberg, where we begin our ascent to board the world’s first revolving cable car, reaching the peak of 10,000 feet and the highest viewpoint in central Switzerland – Mount Titlis (weather permitting). Visit the Glacier Grotto or enjoy a breathtaking panorama from the sun terrace. Early afternoon, we begin our descent, passing the glaciers and thawing ice, which create majestic waterfalls. This evening, why not join the additional excursion – Lake Lucerne Cruise. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5

Switzerland – Italy: Venice – Venice / Padova area

  • Early morning we depart for Italy. Driving south through the Gotthard tunnel, we pass spectacular scenery around the lake regions of Lugano and Como. Crossing the Italian border, we continue on the motorways, to Venice, the city of unparalleled beauty and romantic gondolas. Our tour starts with a boat ride to St. Mark’s Square – the most elegant square in the world, to see the Bridge of Sighs, the Doges Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Later enjoy a romantic Gondola ride – gliding through serene waters, against the stunning backdrop of Baroque buildings is an experience you won’t soon forget. Late evening check-in at our hotel for an overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6

Italy: Venice / Padova area – Florence – Arezzo area

  • Today we depart for Florence. Watch the amazing scenery change as we cross the Appennines and the gentle hilly countryside of Tuscany to reach Florence. On arrival in the city of the Medicis, we will visit Piazzale Michelangelo to enjoy one of the best views of this renaissance city across the River Arno. You then have some free time to wander around this city, where traffic is banned from the historic centre, admiring its timeless beauty. Later we continue our journey and check-in at our hotel for a two-night stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7

Italy: Arezzo area – Rome – Arezzo area

  • Passing sunlit valleys of the Chianti wine country and ancient fortresses perched high on the hills, we reach the ‘Eternal City’. On arrival, we meet our local guide for a tour to take in the ancient sights of Rome – Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, which was the political centre of the Roman Empire, Colosseum (photo stop), Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus, and the spectacular Trevi Fountain, where you may make a wish. In the afternoon, we proceed to the Vatican City, where we will visit St. Peter’s Basilica and Square, a renaissance masterpiece. Late evening we return to our hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)Important Note: 2016 has been declared as a Jubilee Year – the Holy Year of Mercy. Due to restrictions on coaches for entering many parts of Rome, much of the tour may be done on foot or by local buses.

Day 8

Italy: Arezzo area – Pisa – Sanremo area

  • Today we depart for Pisa, where we visit the Field of Miracles. Here you can marvel at the marble Cathedral in the Pisan Romanesque style, the Baptistery, and one of the wonders of the world, the legendary Leaning Tower. Continuing our journey, we drive past spectacular scenery along the Ligurian Sea and arrive at the Italian Riviera region, and early evening we check into our hotel. After dinner, you may either rest in your hotel or join the additional excursion – Monte Carlo by Night Tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9

Italy: Sanremo area – France: Nice – Lyon

  • This morning, we visit a French Perfumery to see a demonstration of how French perfumes are made. Later we visit Nice, where you have some free time at the Promenade des Anglais, a sea-front avenue, where you can take a leisurely stroll. Proceeding, we drive through the Provence of Cezanne and Van Gogh onto the Lyon area where we check into our hotel for an overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10

France: Lyon – Paris

  • Today we depart for Paris, one of the most exciting and popular cities of Europe, renowned for its fashion, perfumes, and of course the most talked about French wines. On arrival in Paris, we will enjoy an amazing cruise (*) on the River Seine – admire the spectacular facades from your covered boat. After dinner you may either rest in your hotel or join the additional excursion – Evening in Paris Tour. On our tour we will see the main sights illuminated. Later, why not join us for an exciting optional Lido Paris Cabaret Show. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11

France: Paris – Calais – Ferry – Dover – London

  • This morning we visit the third floor (**) of the Eiffel Tower to witness a spectacular panoramic view of the city. Later proceed on a short panoramic tour of Paris to see the main sights of this beautiful city: Hotel des Invalides, Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Place de la Concorde, and the Opera. Early afternoon we depart and journey north for Calais to board the ferry for the return channel crossing. On arrival at Dover port, we proceed to London, where you check into your hotel for overnight. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 12

London – Out

  • Today after breakfast it is time to say farewell to all the friends you have made on tour. (Breakfast)Note (*): Please note that the River Seine Cruise may be operated on either Day 10 or Day 11 as per convenience.

    Note (**): Please note that the visit to the Eiffel Tower may be operated on either Day 10 or Day 11 as per convenience. The reservation for the visit to the Eiffel Tower is subject to availability, and could be up to the 2nd Floor or 3rd Floor.