This 11 Days Europe Package is perfect for the cultural connoisseurs who are eager to check a bunch of boxes off their travel bucket list in one go. This Europe Package starts in Rome — which will give a fair glimpse of Roman history & western civilization. Devour scrumptious Italian cuisine, authentic wines & exotic Italian cheese. Capture the scenic landscapes of Florence & take the most beautiful Gondola ride in the Grand Canal of Venice. The Baroque streetscapes and stunning palaces will give you a glimpse of European culture & history. This incredible Europe Tour covers the mind blowing architectural visit to the famous gothic churches of Prague, The famous Charles bridge & the local markets. Experience the taste of one of the best Beers in Europe in the city of Prague.
date_range 10 Nights / 11 Days
Day 1: Arrive at Rome
Highlights: Evening transfer to the Trastevere district.
WELCOME TO ROME!
Transfer from airport to 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.
19:00 h. Transfer to the Trastevere area. This neighborhood will be a great introduction to Rome, a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere reveals hidden treasures to us, such as some modest mediaeval 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 about 22.30 hrs.
Day 2: Rome
Highlights: city tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admission price included) and Vatican City.
09:00 h. The morning starts with an interesting city tour of the “Eternal City”, in which we will visit the Caracalla Baths, Venice Square, Circo Massimo, the Capitoline Hill and St. John Lateran. 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. Admission to the Coliseum included. This building, which dates from the first century, was built for the purpose of organising entertainment for the Romans, such as gladiator combats. We have the chance to learn about the ancient society of the Roman Empire.
18:30 h. Transfer to Via Cavour, which has many local restaurants and others that serve international cuisine, including Indian and Chinese. Return to hotel about 22.30 hrs.
Day 3: Rome - Florence
Total distance: 320km
Scenery: Apennine Mountains and Tuscan vineyards.
Note: We recommend you wear comfortable shoes as the tour of Florence involves walking.
08:00h Rome – Departure, passing through the Tiber Valley.
12:15h Florence – Our first contact with the Renaissance city is Piazzale Michelangelo,a viewpoint with marvellous views of the city. Don’t forget to take your camera!
Walking tour with local guide, lasting two and a half hours. We visit the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vechio, Straw Market, Piazza Republica, Palacio Vecchio. Free afternoon to explore and visit the city’s historical markets and museums.
The city has many restaurants that offer a wide variety of local and international food, where you can dine.
Return to hotel about 22.00 hrs.
Day 4: Florence - Venice
Total distance: 310km
Scenery: we cross the Apennines and the Po Valley.
08.15h Florencia – Departure, passing through mountain scenery.
12:00 h Venice – Arrival at Tronchetto Gate where we take the boat and cross the Grand Canal to the Island of Venice. Comprehensive tour with a local guide to St. Mark’s Square and the interior of St. Mark’s Basilica (admission included). Visit to the Murano Glass Factory where we will see a demonstration of how this ancient glass is made. Free afternoon.
19:00h Return to firm land and transfer to hotel. Dinner in the Mestre district, which has many local and international restaurants. Return to hotel about 22.30 hrs.
Day 5: Venice - Verona - Salzburg
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Verona, the city of Romeo y Juliet. Breathtaking landscapes.
Total distance: 573km
Scenery: we head for the Alps, with their mountains, lakes and valleys.
08:00 h. Venice – Departure, crossing the Po Valley.
09:30 h. Verona – The Romeo and Juliet’s city, the “city of lovers”. We will provide a shuttle from parking to the historic centre. Our guide will tell you the best way to visit this city, which has many interesting monuments: Bra Square, Roman Theatre dating from the 1st century, Erbe Square, Statue of Dante, Mediaeval Walls or the house of Juliet.
12:00 h. Verona, departure. We continue our journey between mountains to Austria.
19.00 hrs- Salzburg- arrival. Our guide accompanies us to the most beautiful streets of the historic centre of this city declared a World Heritage site.
Note: In case of few travellers on the trip, the journey from Verona to Salzburg may be done partially by a train.
Day 6: Salzburg - Vienna
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vienna Gardens of the immense Schönbrunn Palace. City tour.
Total Distance: 295 km
Note: If the number of passengers in very small, the journey can be made by train.
08.30 hrs- We will leave Salzburg to reach Vienna.
12.00 hrs.- Vienna- Arrival and directly, we head the Schönbrunn Palace where visitors can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens.
After a time for lunch, we start a scenic visit around this impressive city with a local expert. Here, we experience its majestic avenues, its palaces and the vibrant city centre.
In the evening we go to the City Hall Square to enjoy the lighting and the nightlife in the neighbouring streets, and where you will have time to dine in line with your preferences (including Austrian, Chinese, Indian and Italian).
Note: In winter time, the departure from Salzburg to Vienna will be postponed until 10.00 o´clock to be able to see Salzburg in sunlight. On arriving to Vienna, at 15.00, we will start the sightseeing tour leaving the transfer to Schönbrunn Palace for Saturday morning before departing to Budapest.
Day 7: Vienna - Budapest
Total distance: 245km
Scenery: We travel through the beautiful Pannonian Basin to the Hungarian capital.
Note: We remind you that the currency of Hungary is the Forint. It is advisable to pay in local currency during your stay. If the number of passengers in very small, the journey can be made by train.
08:30 h. Vienna – Departure following the course of the Danube to Hungary.
11:30 h. Budapest – Arrival. After lunch, discover the “Queen of the Danube” on a guided tour, lasting three hours. Visit to the two areas of the city that are separated by the Danube: the elegant Pest quarter, the city’s administrative, commercial and leisure district and Heroes’ Square, the Parliament, the Opera House and the elegant boulevards; and the historical Hill of Buda with St. Matthew’s Cathedral, the Fisherman’s Bastion and Habsburg Palace.
There will be time at the end of the day in the lively area of VACI UTCA, where there are lots of little restaurants with food from different countries (Indian, Chinese, Hungarian, Italian).
Return to hotel about 21.00 hrs.
Note: In winter, if the transfer to Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna was not made after the panoramic visit of the previous day, it will be done this morning before leaving for Budapest.
Day 8: Budapest
Budapest: Cruise on the Danube.
In the morning, we take a relaxing monumental Cruise on the Danube the views of the city and parliament are impressive.
Free afternoon. At the end of the afternoon, there will be time to enjoy dinner in the city and travelers can select their preferred restaurant.
Return to hotel about 21.30 hrs.
Day 9: Budapest - Bratislava - Prague
Total distance: 530 km.
08.00 hrs- Departure from Budapest.
10.30 hrs- Bratislava. We will get to the capital of Slovakia and a city alongside the Danube with an attractive historic centre. Time to see the city and have lunch.
14.30 hrs.- We well leave Bratislava to continue on our way to the Czech Republic.
18.30 hrs- Prague, Arrival in the evening
19.30hrs- Transfer to the Old Town Square. This central location is full of energy and touristic 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 about 22.00hrs.
Day 10: Prague.
Today’s highlights: city tour of Prague. Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river Vltava. Evening transfer.
Note: We recommend you wear comfortable shoes during the walking tour.
07.45 h. Comprehensive tour. Lasting three hours and a half The tour starts off from the “Castel Quarter” (admission included), the political, religious and monumental centre of the capital, and the cathedral, the palaces and viewpoints over the “city of the 100 towers” and explains the history of the country. We then continue our walk through the “Small City” or “Malastrana Quarter”, the city’s Baroque jewel, to the famous “Charles Bridge”.
The city tour is followed by a monumental cruise on the river Vltava.
Free afternoon to continue exploring the city.
In the evening, we enjoy time in the historic city centre and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world. Return to hotel.
Day 11: Back To Home
After breakfast, end of our services.
Airfare price is included in the package (Ex- Delhi and Ex- Mumbai) as calculated on 8th of August 2019
The given price of the package is valid till 31st Oct 2020 only
Terms of Shoes On Loose: Travel by bus with English speaking guide and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
City tour in: ROME, FLORENCE, VENICE, VIENNA, BUDAPEST, PRAGUE
Boat: Vaporetto in Venice in VENICE, Danube River in Budapest in BUDAPEST, Vltava River in Prague in PRAGUE
Evening transfer: Trastevere in Rome in ROME, Via Cavour in Rome in ROME, City Hall Square in Vienna in VIENNA, Vaci Utca in Budapest in BUDAPEST, Old Town Square in Prague in PRAGUE
Transfer: Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence in FLORENCE
Ticket admission: Coliseum of Rome in ROME, Saint Mark´s Basilica and Murano Glass Factory in Venice in VENICE, Prague Castle in PRAGUE
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)
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