BEST OF EUROPE
Europe is one of the world’s seven continents. The others are Africa, North and South America, Antarctica, Asia and Australia/Oceania. Europe stretches all the way from the Arctic in the north to the Mediterranean Sea in the south, and from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Ural Mountains (in Russia) in the east.
Today travel to Paris, the City of Lights and Glamour. Welcome! Today we board our flight to one of the most beautiful cities – Paris. This fashionable and elegant city is known for its haute couture, renowned museums, breath-taking beautiful monuments and sensational cabarets. You will be greeted by your friendly Travel Professional outside the baggage hall. Next we proceed straight to our hotel, where you check in and relax in the comfort of the hotel. Later we take a romantic cruise down the River Seine. Enjoy the unique view of the Top attractions of Paris. Overnight in Paris
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Arrive at Dubai airport and transfer to your hotel. On arrival check in to your hotel. You have the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Dubai.
After breakfast, we proceed for guided city tour of Paris. The tour passes before the great and symbolic tourist locations in the city, the Place Vendôme, the Place de l’Opéra Garnier, the Musée du Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, the Place de la Concorde, the Champs Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, Alexander Bridge and Les Invalides, Opera House and several others. Later we visit the iconic Eiffel Tower – 3rd Level, get a stunning view of the city from the Top. With its famous tapering cast iron tip, the Eiffel Tower is not just the symbol of Paris but of all of France. Erected by Gustave Eiffel to commemorate the centennial of the French Revolution in 1889, the 1,050-foot (320-meter) tower once held the title of the world’s tallest structure. Overnight in Paris.
Today, Experience a day full of excitement at this popular amusement park. The destination to relax and enjoy different kind of ride and studio Movies with your loved ones. You may choose between Disney Park and enjoy the several rides OR you may visit the Disney Studios and be astounded by the outstanding stunt shows, watch a film being made and see real-life sets used for creating blockbuster movies. Overnight in Paris.
Today after the breakfast we proceed to Brussels, Headquarters of the European Union and capital of Belgium. On arrival in Brussels we visit one of Europe’s most beautiful squares, the Grand Place, home to the medieval Town Hall and the fabled Mannekin Pis statue. Drive past St. Michael’s Church and stop for a photograph at the Atomium. Later Relax in your coach as we proceed to the city of Lisse to tour the legendary Keukenhof Gardens (till the 15thMay), where vast numbers of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths create dazzling patches of colour, witness the greatest flower show on earth (till 16th May). From 16th May we visit Madurodam, the home to a range of 1:25 scale model replicas of famous Dutch landmarks, historical cities, and large developments. Feel like a giant amidst models of palaces, canals, windmills, harbors, airports, and other Holland attractions. Overnight in Netherland.
Explore Amsterdam with Canal Cruise. See the largest Gothic Cathedral in Rhineland – the Cologne Cathedral. Check out and proceed to the Dutch capital Amsterdam and board a glass-topped boat drifting through the canals which is the best way to explore Amsterdam. Thrive on the city’s vibrant past with its 1,000 bridges and quaint old houses. Next we drive towards Cologne, famous for Eau de Cologne. On arrival visit the imposing Cologne Cathedral, a Gothic masterpiece with its 515 feet twin towers, a World Heritage site and the largest cathedral in Northern Europe. Overnight in Germany
Travel to the Heart of the Black Forest. See the largest Waterfall in Switzerland – The Rhine Falls. After check out, relax in your coach as we drive to the heart of the Black Forest, Known for its dense, evergreen forests and picturesque villages and largely renowned for its spas and the cuckoo clocks. You will be enthralled at the scenic beauty of the quaint villages in the heart of Black Forest region. Witness a demonstration of how cuckoo clocks are made. Enjoy the scenic beauty as we drive towards Switzerland. We halt at Schaffhausen, where you see the magnificent Rhine Falls. Overnight in Switzerland.
Visit Jungfraujoch – The Top of Europe, for a memorable encounter with snow and ice, a high–point of your tour! to reach the highest railway station in Europe at 11,333 feet – a world of eternal ice and snow. Visit the Ice Palace. Visit the Sphinx observatory deck to view longest glacier in the Alps – the Altesch Glacier. Later we drive to Interlaken, a unique and fascinating city situated between two lakes of Thun and Brienz and one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts. There is time to relax at the many cafes or shop for Swiss watches and chocolates. Overnight in Switzerland.
Today enjoy one of the most memorable experiences of your Europe tour. Cable car rides including the world’s first rotating cable car, the Rotair – to the top of Mt. Titlis at 3,020 metres. Mt. Titlis is central Switzerland’s loftiest peak, covered with snow and ice and a visual treat. At 10,000 feet get an unrestricted 360 degree view of the Alpine landscape. Do not forget to visit the “Cliff Walk” a suspension bridge along the cliff of Mt. Titlis. Later proceed on an orientation tour of Lucerne: Lion Monument, Kapell Brucke with some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Enjoy a wonderful cruise on the scenic lake of Lucerne. Overnight in Switzerland.
This morning, we drive to Innsbruck. Enjoy an orientation tour of this beautiful city, see the Golden Roof with its gold plated copper tiles, a characteristic landmark of Innsbruck, walk down cobblestone pathways of Maria Theresien Strasse and relive medieval European culture. The splendid Alps in the background provide a perfect picture-postcard setting. Later proceed to Wattens, to visit the Swarovski World of Crystals and marvel at the crystalline works of art. Overnight in Austria.
After Breakfast, Check out of your hotel and we proceed towards Venice – Italy. Venice, the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. Arrive at the pier in Venice, where we board a private boat. Enjoy your Indian lunch on board while you sail over the Guidecca Canal, past the Adriatic Sea to arrive at St. Mark’s Square –the main square of Venice, where the only traffic is that of humans and pigeons! St. Mark’s Basilica, is one of the best examples of Byzantine architecture anywhere in the world. The famed Bell Tower and the Clock Tower, display not only the time of day, but also the dominant sign of the Zodiac and the current phase of the moon. See the Bridge of Sighs, made of white lime stone, that passes over the Rio di Palazzo, connecting the old prisons with interrogations rooms at the Doge’s Palace. Enjoy romantic gondola ride, this truly is one of the best ways to enjoy this enchanting city. Also witness a Murano Glass demonstration and marvel at the intricate and colourful glass artifacts, hand-crafted by master craftsmen. Return to the pier and proceed to check in to your hotel. Overnight in Padova.
Check out from your hotel and drive to Florence – cradle of the Renaissance. Florence, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of its most iconic sights is the Duomo, a cathedral with a terracotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and a bell tower by Giotto. After arrival into Florence proceed for a guided city your of Florence. Visit the Duomo, the city’s most iconic landmark, the Campanile, the Baptis tery with its Gates to Paradise, Piazza Della Signoria – an open-air museum crammed with Renaissance sculptures, by historic cafes and presided over by the magnificent Palazzo Vecchio, the famed Ponte Vecchio bridge across the river Arno. Next, drive to Piazzale Michelangelo to get a spectacular city panorama. Later Relax in your coach as we go towards the eternal city of Rome. On arrival proceed for orientation tour of Rome, see the magnificent Colosseum, a vast amphitheatre that is still well preserved, Victor Emmanuel Monument, the Roman Forum and many more. Later visit the beautiful Trevi Fountains. Legend goes that tossing a coin over your shoulder gets you back to Rome. Drive to your hotel and check in. Overnight in Rome.
Today we have a guided city tour of Rome, Italy’s capital, is a sprawling, cosmopolitan city with nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture and culture on display. Next the Vatican City – the smallest country in the world (note: shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed). Enter the Vatican Museum, where you see the renowned classical sculptures and masterpieces of the Renaissance Art. Visit the famed Sistine Chapel known for its masterpiece – the Last Judgement. This is also where the Pope gets elected. Later visit the divinely beautiful basilica of St. Peter’s. Get mesmerized by the works of Michelangelo and Bernini. Overnight in Tuscany.ro
Post Breakfast, Check out and proceed onwards to Pisa – visit the Square of Miracles recognized as an important centre of European medieval art and one of the finest architectural complexes in the world. See the remarkable Leaning Tower of Pisa. Later proceed to Milan Airport for your return flight. Your Holiday ends here with beautiful memories.