Spirit of Europe - 18 Days
1 MON: Prague - Arrival
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Transfer. Evening transfer to Old Town Square.

Welcome to Prague! At your airport of arrival, we shall be waiting with transport to take you to your hotel. Our guide will greet you at the hotel and provide you with all the necessary information.

In the evening, we provide a transfer to the Old Town Square. This central location is full of energy and tourist activities. It’s a marvellous place to acquaint ourselves with Prague. Several restaurants offering cuisines from around the world will be waiting to delight your taste buds, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to hotel.
2 TUE: Prague
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Prague. Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river.

Today we are visiting this capital city, which is the Baroque jewel of Europe. Our local expert will provide a guided city tour, which will include the most outstanding monuments. During the visit we walk through Prague Castle (admission included). Subsequently, we shall take a magnificent boat tour along Moldava River. Free time in the afternoon to explore Prague. In the evening, we will enjoy some time off in the historical city center and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world (including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian). Return to hotel.
3 WED: Prague - Lauf - Wurzburg - Frankfurt
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Bavarian Landscapes.

We leave for Germany. In the region of Bavaria, we will see LAUF AN DER PEGNITZ, a picturesque little village which stands out for its busy Market Square and Castle. After this we will carry on to WURZBURG, with time for lunch and to see this Bavarian city on the banks of the Maine, a former bishopric centre and now a very busy university city. Our journey continues towards FRANKFURT. Explore the historic centre and choose your favourite restaurant to dine in (from Indian, Oriental, Italian, International, and so on).
4 THU: Frankfurt - Cruise on the Rhine - Cologne - Amsterdam
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Rhine cruise included.

Today we include a small CRUISE ON THE RHINE, between the villages of RUDESHEIM and ST. GOAR; undoubtedly the river’s most picturesque sector. After this we will travel to COLOGNE, a city which stands out for its immense Gothic cathedral. Then on to Holland. AMSTERDAM – arrival at the end of the day.
5 FRI: Amsterdam - Zaanse Schans - Volendam - Marken - Amsterdam
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Picturesque typical village of Volendam. Boat on the I Jsselmeer lake. City tour of Amsterdam.

Today we have a very exciting and beautiful day. We will go to ZAANSE SCHANS with its mills, its canals and its typical houses. VOLENDAM, a very picturesque fishing village. From Volendam, on a short boat trip we will go to MARKEN, an island that was united to the mainland by a fixed dike, their houses were built on stilts. In the afternoon we include a panoramic tour of AMSTERDAM to see its narrow canals, the Dam Platz, its official buildings and parks, and will also see the technique of diamond cutting. Transfer to the red light district, with its liberal values and its many restaurants from all corners of the world. It is very likely that you will have heard about this neighbourhood.
6 SAT: Amsterdam - Brussels - Bruges - Paris
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Feeling Belgium.

We will leave for BRUSSELS, and will have time in the Grand Place and take a stop to photograph the Atomium. Later in BRUGES, the marvellous Flemish city known as the ¨northern little Venice¨. Time for lunch. Continuation to France. PARIS, arrival at the end of the day.

Recommendation: If you start or end your trip in Paris, we advise you to book an extra day or two in this city. In this way, you will be able to get to know Euro Disney, Versailles and other places of interest.
7 SUN: Paris
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour in Paris. Climb to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Boat ride along the Seine. Evening transfer.

A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and the breathtaking monuments of Paris. We end the visit at the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument (ticket admission included). End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose.

Note: Sometimes queues to climb the Eiffel Tower are long. For organizational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be made at a different moment of the day (or Monday).

At sunset transfer to the “Quartier Latin”, a very picturesque area of the historic centre were you can enjoy dinner with a wide variety of international cuisines. Return to hotel.
8 MON: Paris
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Free time in the City of Light.

We go to the centre of Paris, to the area of the Louvre Museum. Free time. If you wish we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris. Rest of the day free.

It will be offered for travelers who are interested, an optional excursion to enjoy in Eurodisney.
9 TUE: Paris - Noyers - Beaune - Lyon
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vineyards in Beaune and Bourgogne region.

We travel to the centre of France to the Bourgogne region, famous for its wines. A stop in NOYERS, a small mediaeval town classified amongst the prettiest places in France. After this we will visit BEAUNE in the centre of the Bourgogne region where its streets full of flowers, its hospice and its wine museum can be reminders of your trip. Time for lunch. LYON – Arrival mid-afternoon -, the capital of Roman Gallia on the banks of the Rhône, its historic centre has been declared a World Heritage site. Free time.
10 WED: Lyon - Geneva - Zurich
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Swiss Landscapes. Centre of Geneva

We have a beautiful stage. We travel to Switzerland. GENEVA, arrival. With our guide, go to the Palais des Nations (the United Nations headquarters in Europe) and then to the beautiful “Jardin Anglais” with its flower clock, and admire the “Jet d’Eau”, the tallest fountain in Europe. After lunch, we will continue through Switzerland passing the beautiful Leman and Neuchatel Lakes (note: depending on the number of travellers from Geneva to Zürich, this trip might be done by train).
11 THU: Zurich - Rapperswil - Zurich
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Boat trip across Zurich lake. Journey by train.

With our guide, we will stroll in the most populated city of Switzerland, the financial and cultural capital of the country. The city of banks has twice been declared the city with the best quality of life in the world. After this we will board a boat for a trip lasting almost two hours on Zurich lake. The boat makes brief stops, allowing us to admire the villages on the way. We get off in RAPPERSWIL, a small and highly picturesque village overlooked by its medieval castle. We return to Zurich by train, and will see the efficiency and punctuality of the Swiss Railways. Enjoy an evening in the historic centre, next to the lake, where you can dine at your favourite restaurant (Indian, Oriental, Italian, International, Swiss, etc.).
12 FRI: Zurich - Grindelwald - Lucerne - Zurich
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Admire the fantastic landscapes. Cable car included to Grindenwald first. Lunch included.

Today´s stage has beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes. Breathtaking scenery in the region of Interlaken. GRINDELWALD where we will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car (ticket included) up to Grindelwald first. We will walk along the path (30 minutes) in which we shall be able to take the ¨footbridge over the empty¨ among the fantastic scenery enjoying glaciers around us. Lunch included (vegetarian option available). After that we continue to LUCERNE, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Time at the end of the day to stroll, enjoy the city and dine before returning to the hotel in Zurich.
13 SAT: Zurich - Burglen - Lugano - Morcote - Milan
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: We will know the town of William Tell.

We travel to BURGLEN, the tiny village where William Tell was born, we shall see the chapel of the XVI century with paintings illustrating his life. We continue to LUGANO the cosmopolitan capital of the Italian Switzerland with its beautiful lake. Time to stroll and have lunch. Afterwards, following the shores of the lake, we reach the enchanting little town of MORCOTE, with its houses made of stone, and covered with flowers. Arrival in MILAN where our guide will take us to the impressive Duomo Square. There will be time to dine at the Porta Venecia (Port of Venice) where an outstanding variety of restaurants can be found to delight your palate. From restaurants serving Swiss and Italian food, to French, Chinese and international food. Transfer to hotel.
14 SUN: Milan - Pisa - Rome
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Centre of Milano. Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Time in MILAN in which we can see its great cathedral and the galleries in the centre. Then we continue towards PISA. On a little tourist train we will travel to the Piazza Dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), where there will be time to admire one of the most alluring and beautiful art complexes in Italy, including the well known Leaning Tower of Pisa. Then, we continue to Rome, arriving at the end of the afternoon.
15 MON: Rome
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admission price included) and visit to the Vatican City.

In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We visit the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. And we have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive con¬struction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening we provide transport to the Via Cavour area, were you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and interna¬tional food. Return to hotel.
16 TUE: Rome - Florence
TODAY’S HIGLIGHTS: Tour with a local expert from Florence. View from Piazzale Michelangelo.

We will leave Rome, heading north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in FLORENCE, we head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. In the evening we provide a tour with a local expert, and walk through the historic centre, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and Piazza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Free time to explore. In the evening, you can dine at your favourite restaurant. In this district you can find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food.
17 WED: Florence - Venice
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vaporetto boat on Venice’s Grand Canal. Visit and admission to the Saint Mark´s Basilica. Admire the technique of crafting Murano Glass.

Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in VENICE, we will board a Vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic centre. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous Saint Marck´s and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory city. It is marvellous to see the technique of crystal blowing. Free time.

At the end of the afternoon, you will have the chance to eat dinner in the Mestre area, where you can choose the type of restaurant that you prefer (Indian, Oriental, Italian, etc.).
18 THU: Venice
After breakfast, end of our services.
Departures Dates:
Month Dates Month Dates
April 2018 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 October 2018 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
May 2018 07, 14, 21, 28 November 2018 05, 12, 19, 26
June 2018 04, 11, 18, 25 December 2018 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
July 2018 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 January 2019 07, 14, 21, 28
August 2018 06, 13, 20, 27 February 2019 04, 11, 18, 25
September 2018 03, 10, 17, 24 March 2019 04, 11, 18, 25
Tour Price per Person:
DOUBLE SINGLE
High S. 2180 2890
Middle S. 2115 2825
Low S. 2080 2790

Season : Unique, High, Middle, Low, *Extra, Currency : EUR
Includes:
  • General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
  • Includes arrival transfer.
  • Boat: Moldava River , Rhein Cruise, Boat on the I Jsselmeer lake from Voledam to Marken in Amsterdam, Boat Trip along River Seine, Lake Zurich, Vaporetto along the canals .
  • City tour in: Prague, Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Florence, Venice.
  • Evening Transfer: Old Town Square, Rembrandtplein, Red Light District , Quartier Latin , Via Cavour.
  • Ticket admission: Prague Castle, Cheese Farm with Testing in Zaanse Schans, Diamond Cutting Workshop, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower, Cable Car to Grindelwald First, Coliseum, Saint Mark´s Basilica, Murano Glass Factory.
  • Train: Rapperswil / Zurich, Piazza dei Miracoli.
  • 1 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Louvre.