DESTINATION : Splendours Europe

Splendours Europe

Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Monaco, France Italy & Vatican

No. of Days : 16 days


Tour Code : SPLED / SPLE


Day 1:
London – Calais – Germany
Depart towards Dover for your crossing to Calais. From Calais, settle into your comfortable seats and travel to Germany. During your journey, be entertained by your all time favourite movies and a variety of music while you travel to the hotel.
Dinner
Note:Day 01 transfers may be done by alternative vehicles than advertised.

Day 2:
HEIDELBERG - BLACK FOREST - RHINE FALLS
Travel to Heidelberg; here, have an opportunity to photograph the famous Heidelberg Castle on the hills above. Drive to the Black Forest region in South Germany where we stop at the largest natural lake in the Black Forest, Lake Titisee. Here enjoy free time, and have an opportunity to purchase cuckoo clocks and other souvenirs. Later, travel to Switzerland and walk around the largest plain waterfalls in Europe, the Rhine Falls. Your Tour Rep, Vehicle and seat numbers may change on day 2
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:
MT. JUNGFRAU – INTERLAKEN
Depart for Jungfrau. On route, witness the stunning scenery of the Lauterbrunnen Valley, the deepest U-shaped valley in the world rising a sheer 1000 metres. On arrival, board a train to the top of Mt. Jungfrau at 3454 metres above sea level. At the top, have free time to explore the Ice Palace, visit the Sphinx observation tower for spectacular views of the Aletsch glacier and surrounding peaks. After, continue to Interlaken; where you can enjoy a walk on the main street.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 4:
MT. TITLIS – LUCERNE
Ascend 10.000 ft to the summit of Mt. Titlis. Take the world’s first revolving cable car, the Titlis Rotair. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Swiss landscapes. At Mt. Titlis have free time to play in the snow or even take a professional photo in traditional Swiss outfits. Depart for Lucerne to view the Lion Monument and one of the oldest wooden bridges in the world, The Chapel Bridge, enjoy free time to explore the town.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 5:
SWITZERLAND - VADUZ - SWAROVSKI - INNSBRUCK
Depart for Liechtenstein, one of the smallest countries in Europe. Stop, for a photo stop, in the capital city, Vaduz. Later proceed to Austria to see the famous Swarovski Crystal Museum, before driving to Innsbruck. On arrival, view the Golden roof (a symbol of the city) and then enjoy free time to explore this beautiful city. Finally visit the famous Swarovski Crystal World Museum, before checking into the hotel.
Breakfast ,Continental Lunch & Continental Dinner

Day 6:
INNSBRUCK - VERONA – VENICE
Today depart for Verona. This remnant of the renaissance is known for its art and amazing architecture. Here follow the mythical Romeo and Juliet trail, which marks a series of fictional events and sites. Verona’s houses, churches and piazzas combine to tell the fascinating story of this small, but hugely significant, northern Italian city. Later, depart for your overnight stay near Venice.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 7:
VENICE - ROME
Depart for Venice; the most romantic city in Italy with its distinctive architecture and famous gondola rides. Begin with a boat ride to St Mark’s Square, one of the most elegant squares in the world. See the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Basilica di San Marco. Explore the island for the famous Murano Glass, or admire the rich architecture of the buildings. Finally, enjoy a gondola ride while enjoying the ambience of Venice. In the afternoon depart for your hotel near Rome.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 8:
ROME - CAPRI – ROME
Depart to Capri, one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. On arrival, board a speedboat for a short journey to Capri port. Then board onto a mini bus for a scenic journey to Anacapri; here enjoy free time before taking a cable car to Mt Solaro for opportunity to take mesmerising photos. Later proceed back to Capri port for your return journey back to Rome.
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 9:
ROME - VATICAN CITY
On arrival in Rome, be greeted by a local professional guide. The tour starts with a photo stop at the Colosseum which is surrounded by other sights such as the Arch of Constantine. View the Roman Forums, where ancient civilisations developed. View Trevi Fountain, arguably the most beautiful fountains in all of Rome. Later, visit the Vatican City, home to the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church to see St. Peters Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, the best known chapel in the World, with its renowned architecture from the likes of Michelangelo.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 10:
FLORENCE - PISA
Depart for Florence. On arrival, be greeted by your local professional guide. The tour of this renaissance city starts by viewing the impressive architecture of some of the finest historic buildings in Italy, such as the Duomo of Florence the largest brick dome ever created, along with photo stops at Basilica of Santa Croce, the final burial place of Michelangelo, statue of David (replica), famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge on the Arno River and The Piazelle Michelangelo, for the most outstanding views of Florence. (As coaches are restricted to enter many parts of Florence & Pisa, much of the tour is done on foot).
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 11:
PISA - SAN REMO
Proceed to Pisa, on arrival, marvel at The Piazza del Duomo (cathedral square) which is dominated by four great religious structures: the Duomo, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Baptistery and the Camposanto. Enjoy some free time here to buy souvenirs for friends and family. We then depart towards our hotel in the San Remo region, which is in the province of Imperia, for our two-night stay.
Breakfast , Lunch & Continental Dinner

Day 12:
SAN REMO - NICE - CANNES - MONTE CARLO - SAN REMO
Driving along the Italian and French Riviera, we pass spectacular scenery along the Mediterranean Sea and reach Nice, where you have time to explore and browse along the Promenade des Anglais, a sea-front avenue. Later we drive through the Cotes’Azur region, to visit Cannes; host of the annual film festival. Finally we drive to the Principality of Monaco and visit Monte Carlo, internationally known as a playground for the rich and famous.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 13:
SAN REMO - GENEVA
Today morning we depart for Geneva (approximate drive time will be 7 hours). Here have a short city tour covering photo stops at the United Nations building, the Flower Clock, which is the symbol of Geneva and the iconic Jet d’Eau (operation permitting).
Breakfast ,Lunch & Dinner

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 14:
GENEVA - PARIS
Depart for Paris (approximate drive time will be six hours). On arrival, enjoy a cruise along the River Seine. The cruise is perfectly designed to discover and admire the rich architecture such as the Eiffel Tower, Musée d’Orsay and more. Later, enjoy the famous illuminations of Paris during your night tour. This panoramic tour will cover the impressive “Eiffel Tower”, the world famous “Champs Elysees”, the beautiful “Arc de Triomphe” and many other historic buildings.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 15:
DISNEYLAND® RESORT PARIS OR CITY TOUR WITH VERSAILLES GARDENS
Tour Code: SPLED: DISNEYLAND® RESORT PARIS
Today depart for the world-famous Disneyland® Resort Paris. Here enjoy a fun and adventurous day out: choose between Disneyland® Park; which explores five themed lands filled with Disney classic stories and fairy tales or Walt Disney Studios® Park; the behind-the-scenes destination sensation allowing you to experience movie and cinema sets coming to life.
Breakfast & Dinner

Tour Code: SPLED: CITY TOUR WITH VERSAILLES GARDENS
The tour will start with a visit to the renowned Gardens of Versailles, a fine example of 17th-century French landscaping covering an area of more than 800 hectares. Use this free time to take mesmerising photos, souvenir shopping or simply relax admiring the Royal Lawns. Then visit the “Carrousel du Louvre” home to the famous glass pyramid (entrance to Louvre Museum not included). Visit the courtyard and wonder the Tuileries gardens famed for their pristine layout and history or enjoy your free time to explore numerous shops, restaurants and cafes in the surrounding shopping avenues. Later visit Fragonard Perfume Museum to purchase some unique French fragrances, soaps, candles and more.
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 16:
PARIS - CALAIS - LONDON
This morning depart for Paris to embark on a journey to the Eiffel Tower (level 3*) for a breathtaking bird's eye view of Paris. Later drive through Avenue Des Champs Elysees, the most prestigious avenue in Paris; with its cinemas, café and luxury speciality shops before driving to Calais for the channel crossing OR you may end your tour at Paris CDG Airport for your return flight (drop at CDG Airport will be at 2 pm approximately. Ensure your return flight is after 5 pm). Bid farewell to the group arriving at your drop off point.
Breakfast & Dinner
Note:On occasions, due to large events, traffic and availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However all aspects of the itinerary will be covered. In the event of the Eiffel Tower restricting access/closure the ticket price difference for the restricted floor will be reimbursed. Eiffel Tower during national holidays or events may be substituted by Montparnasse tower or will be refunded.
As coaches are prohibited in certain parts of Pisa, Rome, Florence and Venice majority of the tour will be conducted by walking.
Please note on occasions during peak season maximum occupancy per room will be 2 persons, in which case an alternative room configuration will be provided.


Price Includes
  • Return transportation by deluxe AC coach from your selected pick up point.
  • Return channel crossing via Eurotunnel or Ferry.
  • 15 nights accommodation in a 3/4* hotel with breakfast.
  • Tour Code: SPLED: 14 Indian Dinners, 12 Vegetarian Lunches, 1 Continental Lunch, 1 Continental Dinner.
  • Tour Code: SPLE: 14 Indian Dinners, 12 Vegetarian Lunches, 1 Continental Lunch, 1 Continental Dinner.
  • Entrances & sightseeing as mentioned in Tour Highlights.
  • All tips and service charges.
  • Premium service of a Star Tours' Representative.

  • Tour Highlights
    GERMANY
  • Heidelberg Castle photo stop
  • Black Forest drive through the scenic region
  • Lake Titisee Free Time
  • SWITZERLAND
  • Mt Jungfrau with entrance
  • Mt Titlis with entrance
  • Rhine Falls The largest plain waterfalls in Europe
  • Geneva City Tour view Flower Clock, UN Building, Jet d’Eau and more
  • Lucerne City Tour view the Lion Monument & Chapel Bridge
  • Interlaken Free time to explore & shop
  • LIECHTENSTEIN
  • Vaduz photo stop
  • AUSTRIA
  • Golden Roof & free time to explore
  • Swarovski Crystal World Museum with entrance
  • ITALY
  • Venice Boat ride to St. Marks Square, Gondola Ride with entrance
  • Rome City Tour with local guide, Colosseum photo stop, view Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum
  • Florence City Tour with local guide, Statue of David at Piazza Michelangelo, Ponte Vecchio Bridge, View the Piazza Della Signoria, Basilica of Santa Croce and The Duomo (from outside)
  • Pisa view the Leaning Tower (from outside) & The Duomo
  • Verona City Free time to explore the city
  • Capri includes excursion to Mt Solaro via cable car
  • VATICAN
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with entrance
  • View St Peters Basilica & Square
  • MONACO
  • Monte Carlo orientation tour
  • FRANCE
    TOUR CODE: SPLED TOUR CODE: SPLE
    Visit to Nice & Cannes Visit to Nice & Cannes
    Eiffel Tower (level 3*) with entrance Eiffel Tower (level 3*) with entrance
    River Seine Boat Cruise with entrance River Seine Boat Cruise with entrance
    Disneyland® Paris with entrance Versailles Gardens with entrance
    Paris Orientation Tour French Perfumery included
    Illumination Tour of Paris included Paris Orientation Tour
    Paris Orientation Tour
    Carrousel du Louvre (Louvre Museum entrance not included)
    Illumination Tour of Paris included

    Departure Dates & Prices
    DEPARTURE DATES ADULT CHILD(2-11 Years)
    Apr – 20 £2,060 £1,590
    May – 11, 25 £2,060 £1,590
    Jun – 08, 22, 29 £2,060 £1,590
    Jul – 13, 20 £2,060 £1,590
    Aug – 03, 10, 17 £2,060 £1,590

    * Tour Code SPLED will incur a supplement of £ 35 per adult and £ 30 per child for Disneyland entrance Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a room Child 2 - 11 years must share a room with 2/3 adults Infants 0 - 23 months price is £425 for a seat in coach only Max occupancy per room is 3 person (excluding infants) £225 reduction will apply for 2nd child without a bed Single supplement will be an additional £570 .

    EARLY BIRD OFFER
  • Book 12 weeks in advance and get £80 OFF per adult and child OR Two nights pre stay in London (3* Hotel) with airport transfers and tour transfers included (one-way).
  • Book 6 weeks in advance and get £40 OFF per adult and child.

  • Additional Excursions
    Zurich City Tour ADULT €5 CHILD Free
    Ice Flyer ADULT €12 CHILD €6 (6-15yrs)
    Trummelbach Waterfalls
    (Available from 15 Apr to 29 Sep)
    ADULT €15 CHILD €10 (6-15yrs)
    Rome Night Tour ADULT €15 CHILD Free
    Lido Cabaret Show ADULT €120 CHILD €30 (4-12 yrs)
    Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
  • For pre tour London hotel view page 19.
  • Post tour Paris accommodation with breakfast (excludes transfers): £80 double room, £75 single room, £105 triple room.
  • Pick Up Points Available
  • All pick-up points available from the UK, and selected from Europe, but note that Dover is not guaranteed. Please view page 16-17 for more information. You may end your tour at CDG Airport in Paris.
  • Suggestion
  • Why not extend this tour to cover London Package or Scotland tour. View pages: 19-2.
  • The Star Difference
  • Excursion to Mt. Titlis & Mt Jungfrau included in your price.
  • Enjoy One additional Indian Dish & Masala Chai for breakfast in selective cities.
  • Enjoy Indian lunch at Mt Jungfrau.
  • Entrance to Sistine Chapel included.
  • Illumination Tour of Paris included.
  • Gondola ride in Venice included.
  • Visit to Capri Island included.
  • Visit to Nice & Monte Carlo.
  • Tips and service charges included.