Go on a whirlwind vacation of Europe, from Rome to Paris to London to Amsterdam to Berlin! And of course many more beautiful cities. Brace yourself to experience a rollercoaster of myriads of vibes and adventures with our 15 nights & 16 days Europe tour package. WIth ancient ruins, and architecture of Rome and Florence, the floating city of Venice, towns of Switzerland with views of the snowcapped Alps, cityscape of modern European cities of London and Paris, walks on the alleys of Amsterdam and a visit to the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum in Berlin makes this itinerary a perfect journey through various cultures and history of Europe.
date_range 15 Nights / 16 Days
Day 1: ROME
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transfer to the Trastevere district. Welcome to Rome! Upon airport arrival, we shall be waiting to transport you to your hotel. You will receive information for the start of your circuit in the afternoon or this will be on the informative signs in the hotel reception. At the end of the evening we arrange a transfer to Trastevere area. This neighborhood will be a great introduction to Rome, a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere district reveals hidden treasures to us, such as some modest medieval churches, small shops with the most peculiar of objects or scenes of daily life. Many trattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued with the Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurants serving Indian, Chinese and international food can be found in this area. Return to hotel.
Day 2: ROME
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admission price included) and Vatican City.In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We enter 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 construction 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, where you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food. Return to hotel.
Day 3: 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 favorite restaurant. In this district you can find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food.
Day 4: FLORENCE - VENICE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vaporetto boat on Venice’s Grand Canal. Visit and admission to the St 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 St Marck´s and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory. It is marvellous to see the technique how this ancient glass is made. 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.).
Day 5: VENICE - VERONA - ZURICH
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: We visit the city of Romeo and Juliet. Beautiful countryside while crossing the Alps (lakes and snowy mountains). We will depart from Venice, travelling to VERONA. We will provide a shuttle from parking to the historic centre. Our guide will instruct us on the places where you will be able to walk in Romeo and Juliet’s city - the city of lovers! Afterwards we continue the journey to Switzerland. LUGANO the cosmopolitan capital of the Italian Switzerland with its beautiful lake. Very beautiful lakes and mountains with snow-capped peaks line our route. Arrival in ZURICH. Free time in the historic centre next to the lake, where you will be able to dine in your chosen restaurant serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, international or Swiss food.
Day 6: ZURICH - LUCERNE - ZURICH
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Admire the fantastic landscapes. Cable car included to Grindelwald 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.
Day 7: ZURICH - BERNE - PARIS
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Explore Bern, the capital city of Switzerland. Embark on a scenic trip to BERN, capital city of the confederation built around a bend in the Aare River, with its medieval architecture preserved in the Old Town. Time to take a stroll and breathe in the fresh air. Next, we journey to France. Enjoy beautiful lake views on our trip to Paris. We arrive in the evening.
Day 8: 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 where you can enjoy dinner with a wide variety of international cuisines. Return to hotel.
Day 9: PARIS - ROUEN
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Rouen historic centre. 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. At around 18.00 hrs we will leave Paris for ROUEN, city museum with its houses with half-timbered walls, narrow streets and gothic churches. Accommodation in the city.
Day 10: ROUEN - EPERLECQUES - CANTERBURY - LONDON
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS. Ferry crossing to United Kingdom. Stroll alongside Tower Bridge. We will take a stroll in the centre of Rouen to admire its magnificent cathedral and photograph the ancient streets of the historic centre. After this we travel to the north of France. Next, we leave on a ferry across the English Channel to reach CANTERBURY, the religious capital of England with a very attractive historic centre. Continuation to London. On arrival in LONDON, before going to the hotel, there will be time around Tower Bridge to see it lit up, to see the modern buildings of the city and have dinner in one of the restaurants of the area.
Day 11: LONDON
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit London. English Teatime. Transfer to Soho.Get to know LONDON on a locally guided tour featuring style, culture and history. See the Houses of Parliament, the River Thames, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace, where we shall be able to watch the famous “Changing of the Guard” (depending on the season). In the afternoon, at 17.00hrs, after a period of free time, we invite all our travellers to a traditional Afternoon Tea. In the evening, a stroll through Leicester Square, China Town and Soho, with its atmosphere, its theaters and its entertainment. Sit down for dinner at your preferred restaurant (Indian, Chinese, Thai, international, and so on) in the lively district.
Day 12: LONDON - COLCHESTER - FERRY COLCHESTER VOLENDAM
LONDON - COLCHESTER - FERRY COLCHESTER VOLENDAM
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: British Museum. Pleasant hill scenery. Ferry crossing. After breakfast we will go to the British Museum, one of the main and oldest museums in the world. At lunch time, we provide transfer to Camden, a district famous for having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London where we can see relics from cultures all around the globe. Free time. At around 16.00hrs , we will leave for COLCHESTER, known as the most ancient city of England. Time to stroll. We will then board a modern ferry in Harwich, and take a night voyage in cabins with bathroom. Important note: The ferry used has a limited number of cabins. Sometimes we might change the stage, leaving London at 15.00 hrs and taking the railway tunnel under the English Channel, and spending the night in Antwerp.
Day 13: FERRY COLCHESTER VOLENDAM - VOLENDAM - AMSTERDAM
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Picturesque typical village of Volendam. Visit to Amsterdam. Night transfer.At around eight in the morning we reach Holland (Hoek Van Holland) and we visit VOLENDAM, a very picturesque fishing village. After this, we travel to AMSTERDAM where we include a panoramic visit of the city to see its narrow canals, its official buildings and parks. We will also see the technique of cutting diamonds. A large part of the visit will be done on foot, the information will be given through headphones. Time for dinner in Rembrandtplein with its many restaurants from all corners of the World, near the red light district, with its liberal values . It is very likely that you will have heard about this neighborhood.
Day 14: AMSTERDAM - HAMELIN - BERLIN
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit the village that was made famous through the Pied Piper of Hamelin children’s story. We leave Amsterdam for Germany. En route, we stop at HAMELIN, a picturesque German town. Here, many shops and streets remind us of the town’s legend: The Pied Piper of Hamelin, written by The Brothers Grimm. We continue toward BERLIN, arriving at the end of the afternoon.
Day 15: BERLIN
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Berlin. We visit the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. Ease your way into the local culture with a guided visit of Germany’s incredible capital, Berlin. We shall visit the historic centre, Museum Island, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gates and the city’s magnificent parks. We continue our visit by stopping at the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. This visit helps us to understand the difficult situation the city experienced during the Twentieth Century. Time to explore the city. Enjoy an evening in the lively area of Kantstrasse, a district that offers different types of ethnic restaurants to dine in (Indian, Oriental, Italian, German, and so on).
Day 16: BERLIN
After breakfast, end of our services.
The given price of the package is valid till 10th of December 2019 only
Terms of Tours: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
City tour in: ROME, FLORENCE, VENICE, PARIS, LONDON, AMSTERDAM, BERLIN
Boat: Vaporetto in Venice in VENICE, Boat Trip along River Seine in Paris in PARIS
Evening transfer: Trastevere in Rome in ROME, Via Cavour in Rome in ROME, Latin Quartier of Paris in PARIS, London Bridge in London in LONDON, Leicester/ Soho area in London in LONDON, Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam in AMSTERDAM, Kantstrasse area in Berlin in BERLIN
Transfer: Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence in FLORENCE, Candem district in London in LONDON
Ticket admission: Coliseum of Rome in ROME, Saint Mark´s Basilica and Murano Glass Factory in Venice in VENICE, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in Paris in PARIS, Traditional Afternoon Tea in London in LONDON, Diamond Cutting Workshop in Amsterdam in AMSTERDAM, Holocaust Memorial and Berlin Wall Museum in Berlin in BERLIN
Ferry: Calais (France) to Dover (UK) in CANTERBURY, Harwich (UK) to Hoek Van Holland (NL) in FERRY COLCHESTER VOLENDAM
Funicular: Cable Car to Grindelwald First in Lucerne
1 Lunch Included in: Lucerne
Any additional charges incurred in the flight prices from changing the exit points in India
Hike of flight expenses during the festivals / trade fairs / events or if airlines rise the flight fares.
Entrance fees/Extra activities
Others : Other Exclusions (Condition: To avail honeymoon package rates clients have to show a Wedding Certificate not older than 6 months at the time of check-in at the hotel)
Shoes on Loose planned the entire trip was superb stress free and as per my requirement. The agents were very supportive. Arrangements from food, cab, accommodation was all taken care off.