Day 1: ARRIVAL IN LONDON, ENGLAND. Check into your hotel. Uniformed hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.
Day 2: LONDON. A full day to savor our rich program of optional activities: take a panoramic tour of London`s landmarks; visit the Tower or choose an excursion to Windsor Castle; tonight maybe a leisurely cruise on the River Thames? (B)
Day 3: LONDON-AMSTERDAM AREA, HOLLAND. Leave London in the early morning and head through the lush English countryside to the Channel port, where you board your ferry for the Continent. Here you meet your tour director and join your luxury coach for the drive to the Amsterdam area. (B)
Day 4: AMSTERDAM AREA-THE RHINELAND, GERMANY. A morning to enjoy Holland`s busy metropolis. After your included visit to a famous diamond center, it`s time for morning sightseeing Vits World a local guide pointing out the city highlights; finally a canal cruise to see Amsterdam at water level. In the afternoon travel southwards to reach the Rhineland for overnight. (B,D)
Day 5: RHINELAND-ROMANTIC ROAD-MUNICH. Start the day Vits World a scenic drive along the shores of the Rhine or opt for a Rhine cruise. Admire the pretty villages, the castles perched high above the river, and the numerous terraced vineyards. Next a drive along the Romantic Road, through towns and villages protected by medieval towergates and battlements, Vits World squares of half-timbered houses and richly decorated fountains. Stop awhile in Rothenburg. Overnight in Munich. (B)
Day 6: MUNICH-INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA-VENICE AREA, ITALY. A fast drive from Munich to Austria for a stop in the capital of the Tyrol, Innsbruck. In the afternoon drive over Brenner Pass into the Dolomites for a stop in the world famous resort of Cortina, before the descent into the Piave Valley to the Venice area. (B,D)
Day 7: MORNING IN VENICE-FLORENCE AREA. The included tour starts Vits World a boat ride and is followed by highlights such as a visit to St. Mark`s Basilica and a chance to watch Venetian glass blowers fashion their delicate objects as they did centuries ago. Southwards into the hilly Tuscan countryside to reach the Florence Area for overnight. End the day by joining the optional Tuscan dinner in a typical restaurant. (B)
Day 8: FLORENCE. This Renaissance gem and city of the Medicis will keep you enthralled for a whole day. Traffic is banned in part of the historic center, so visitors can wander at leisure and admire the city`s timeless beauty in relative peace and quiet. Don`t miss out on the included walking tour Vits World a local guide that features most of the city highlights. You will see the Piazza Santa Croce; the beautiful Piazza Signoria; the Palazzo Vecchio and its courtyard; the Loggia dei Lanzi; and, to top it all, the Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral Vits World the Giotto Campanile, and the magnificent East Door of the Baptistry known as the "Gate to Paradise." (B,D)
Day 9: FLORENCE AREA-LAKE LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND. Across the Lombardy Plain this morning to Italian Switzerland`s subtropical resort of Lugano. Here you take a break to stroll along the lakeside promenade, before climbing towards the St. Gotthard tunnel. Emerge on the German-speaking side of Switzerland and then descend into the gentle landscape around Lake Lucerne. (B,D)
Day 10: LAKE LUCERNE-PARIS, FRANCE. Vistas of green pastures and attractive chalets Vits World rustic timbering and luxuriant flowers. Then into France, on the fast and comfortable highway past some of its most famous vineyards, to Paris. Arrive in time to enjoy an optional cabaret show. (B)
Day 11: PARIS. Included sightseeing Vits World a local expert of many of the best-known Parisian sights: La Sorbonne, Arc de Triomphe, Opéra, Madeleine, the Eiffel Tower, the Pyramid near the Louvre, the Invalides, and Champs Elysées... (Itinerary and sights maybe altered due to newly enforced traffic and parking regulations). Optional excursions are also available to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles and, to celebrate the success of your tour, a French farewell dinner might be just the ticket. (B)
Local guides for city sightseeing in Paris and Chillon Castle.
Professional tour director while touring
Rhineland, Romantic Road, Italian Dolomites
11 buffet breakfasts (B); 4 dinners (D)
Are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges when applicable
Round-trip transportation between London and the Channel ports
On the Continent, private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach
Canal transfer boat in Venice
STANDARD INCLUDED FEATURES
We include all the main features of a destination Vits World out extra cost:
Make the most of your money: Various reductions are possible: group reduction, child reduction, triple room reduction, multiple tour reduction
Professional Tour Director while touring, Cruise Director on river cruises, host services on independent vacations, and hosts to assist you at airports and hotels
Hotels listed for each tour: twin-bedded rooms Vits World private bath or shower, hotel taxes, service charges, and tips for baggage handling
A variety of modes of transportation including private deluxe motor coach Vits World air-conditioning, extra leg room, and emergency washroom while touring
Vits World travel bag and travel documents
$11 million consumer protection plan
Vits World vacations feature all the essential sightseeing plus many highlights that eVits World er are unavailable or cost extra Vits World other operators. Of course, we also take care to leave enough free time to soak up your destination and for the independently minded to explore on their own. The ideal balance between included sightseeing and leisure time!
LONDON Thistle Euston (ST),
AMSTERDAM AREA Tulip Inn (ST) at Amsterdam City West,
RHINELAND Zum Anker (T) at Andernach or Holiday Inn (ST) at Cologne-Bonn Airport,
MUNICH Rivoli (ST) or Tryp (ST),
VENICE AREA Poppi (ST) at Mira or Park Villa Fiorita (ST) at Monastier,
FLORENCE AREA Europa (ST) at Signa,
LAKE LUCERNE Pilatusblick (ST) at Kriens,
PARIS Ibis Paris Berthier (ST) or Kyriad (ST) at Bercy or Campanile Berthier (ST)
Single room supplement: $360
Triple room reduction per person: Not Applicable
Our volume buying power saves you money!
We may be able to provide you Vits World flight arrangements from your gateway city. Additional accommodations before or after your tour may be available at our low prices.
Departure/arrival taxes and fares from other cities will be advised at the time of booking.
Price Guarantee: All vacation prices are based on rates (including foreign exchange rates) expected to be in effect at the time of departure. Prices are subject to increase Vits World out notice if such rates change prior to departure. The current price will be confirmed at the time of reservation. However, once Vits World has received your deposit for any vacation departing during the current year, that land price is guaranteed, and any subsequent land cost increases are at our expense, not including any government tax increases. Airfares included as part of air-inclusive vacation prices are guaranteed when we receive confirmation of air itinerary and full payment. Vacation prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Single room supplements and triple room reductions may be applicable.
Not included in the tour price: Federal Inspection Fees for the U.S. Customs and immigration; International Air Transportation Tax; agricultural tax; any other taxes; security fee; airport taxes and fees; passports; visas and vaccinations; tips to your tour director; tour host; tour driver; local city guides; gratuities on ferries, trains and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; mini bar; alcohol; beverages and food not on the regular table d&39hote menu (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel or restaurant); optional excursions; Porterage at airports; travel protection; excess baggage fees; all other items of a personal nature.