Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Monaco, France Italy & Vatican
No. of Days : 16 days
Tour Code : SPLED / SPLE
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.
Note:Day 01 transfers may be done by alternative vehicles than advertised.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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 .
|Zurich City Tour||ADULT||€5||CHILD||Free|
|Ice Flyer||ADULT||€12||CHILD||€6 (6-15yrs)|
(Available from 15 Apr to 29 Sep)
|Rome Night Tour||ADULT||€15||CHILD||Free|
|Lido Cabaret Show||ADULT||€120||CHILD||€30 (4-12 yrs)|