Euro Magic 2018 - EED18
Number of Days: 19
This fantastic 19 day tour from Rome to London explores the key highlights of Europe. Join our group departures and enjoy the journey with some new found friends. The tour guide is on hand to make sure that you don't miss anything.
We offer city touring in Rome, Florence, Venice, Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Amsterdam, Paris & London. We also enjoy the water with boat trips along the canals in Venice, the Danube River, along Moldova Rover, Rhine Cruise, River Seine, ljsselmeer Lake from Volendam to Marken.
Ticket admissions: Coliseum, Saint Mark's Basiilica, Murano glass factory in Venice, Prague Castle, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower, Bunker Eperlecques, Traditional afternoon tea.
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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. Our guide will greet you at the hotel and will provide all the necessary information. At the end of the evening we arrange a transfer to Trastevere area. This neighbourhood 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 visit to the Vatican City. In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We visit 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, were 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 favourite 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 Saint 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 Saint Mark’s and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory city. It is marvellous to see the technique of crystal blowing. 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 - SALZBURG
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet. Breath-taking landscapes. 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 between mountains to Austria. SALZBURG, 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 city tour. Gardens of the immense Schönbrunn Palace. We will leave Salzburg to reach Vienna at around 12.00 hrs, 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).
Day 7 - VIENNA - BUDAPEST
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour with our local expert in Budapest We depart for Hungary. Arrival in BUDAPEST, at lunchtime. Discover the “Queen of the Danube” on a scenic tour of highlight. This city is divided by the Danube, with historic Buda on one side and cosmopolitan “Pest” on the opposite bank. 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 and Italian).
Day 8 - BUDAPEST
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS. Boat tour on the Danube River. In the morning, we will include a boat tour along the Danube River; the views of the city and parliament are impressive. Leisure time after the tour. At the end of the afternoon, there will be time to enjoy dinner in the city and travellers can select their preferred restaurant.
Day 9 - BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA - PRAGUE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS. Time to explore Bratislava. Czech landscapes. We will leave Budapest for BRATISLAVA, the capital of Slovakia and a city alongside the Danube with an attractive historic centre. Time to see the city and have lunch. After lunch we will continue on our way to the Czech Republic. PRAGUE - At the end of the afternoon, we provide transport to take you 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.
Day 10 - PRAGUE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Prague. Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river. Today we are visiting this capital city, which is the Baroque jewel of Europe. Our local expert will provide a guided city tour, which will include the most outstanding monuments. During the visit we walk through Prague Castle (admission included). Subsequently, we shall take a magnificent boat tour along Moldava River. Free time in the afternoon to explore Prague. In the evening, we will enjoy some time off in the historical city centre and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world (including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian). Return to hotel.
Day 11 - PRAGUE - LAUF - WURZBURG - FRANKFURT
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Bavarian Landscapes. We leave for Germany. In the region of Bavaria, we will see LAUF AN DER PEGNITZ, a picturesque little village which stands out for its busy Market Square and Castle. After this we will carry on to WURZBURG, with time for lunch and to see this Bavarian city on the banks of the Maine, a former bishopric centre and now a very busy university city. Our journey continues towards FRANKFURT. Explore the historic centre and choose your favourite restaurant to dine in (from Indian, Oriental, Italian, International, and so on).
Day 12 - FRANKFURT - CRUISE ON THE RIVER RHINE - COLOGNE (KÖLN) - AMSTERDAM
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Rhine cruise included. Today we include a small CRUISE ON THE RHINE, between the villages of RUDESHEIM and ST. GOAR; undoubtedly the river’s most picturesque sector. After this we will travel to COLOGNE, a city which stands out for its immense Gothic cathedral. Then on to Holland. AMSTERDAM – arrival at the end of the day -.
Day 13 - AMSTERDAM
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Picturesque typical village of Volendam. Boat on the I Jsselmeer lake. City tour of Amsterdam. Today we have a very exciting and beautiful day. We will go to ZAANSE SCHANS with its mills, its canals and its typical houses. VOLENDAM, a very picturesque fishing village. From Volendam, on a short boat trip we will go to MARKEN, an island that was united to the mainland by a fixed dike, their houses were built on stilts. In the afternoon we include a panoramic tour of AMSTERDAM to see its narrow canals, the Dam Platz, its official buildings and parks, and will also see the technique of diamond cutting. Transfer to the red-light district, with its liberal values and its many restaurants from all corners of the world. It is very likely that you will have heard about this neighbourhood.
Day 14 - AMSTERDAM - BRUSSELS - BRUGES - PARIS
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Feeling Belgium. We will leave for BRUSSELS and will have time in the Grand Place and take a stop to photograph the Atomium. Later in BRUGES, the marvellous Flemish city known as the "northern little Venice". Time for lunch. Continuation to France. PARIS, arrival at the end of the day. Recommendation: If you start or end your trip in Paris, we advise you to book an extra day or two in this city. In this way, you will be able to get to know Euro Disney, Versailles and other places of interest.
Day 15 - 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 breath-taking 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 16 - 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 17:30 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 17 - ROUEN - EPERLECQUES - CANTERBURY - LONDON
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: World War II bunker. Ferry crossing to United Kingdom. Evening transfer to Camden district. We set off to the north of France. In Eperlecques we visit a huge bunker in the middle of the forest (admission included). From this point, V1 and V2 missiles were fired to the UK. 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 We provide transfer to Camden, a district famous for having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London. Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on).
Day 18 - LONDON
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit London. Changing of the guard. 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). If you wish, later on, you can go on an optional excursion to the “London Eye” Ferris wheel. In the afternoon, at 5pm, 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 theatres and its entertainment. Sit down for dinner at your preferred restaurant (Indian, Chinese, Thai, international, and so on) in the lively district.
Day 19 - LONDON
After breakfast, end of our services.
Included in the price
- Touring with English speaking guide and breakfast buffet.
- City tour in: ROME, FLORENCE, VENICE, VIENNA, BUDAPEST, PRAGUE, AMSTERDAM, PARIS, LONDON
- Boat: Vaporetto along the canals in VENICE, Boat Trip along Danube River in BUDAPEST, Boat Tour along Moldava River in PRAGUE, Rhein Cruise in CRUISE ON THE RIVER RHINE, Boat on the I Jsselmeer lake from Voledam to Marken in AMSTERDAM, Boat Trip along River Seine in PARIS
- Evening transfer: Trastevere in ROME, Via Cavour in ROME, City Hall Square in Vienna in VIENNA, Vaci Utca in BUDAPEST, Rembrandtplein in AMSTERDAM, Red Light District in AMSTERDAM, Latin Quartier in PARIS, Soho District in LONDON, Camden Area in LONDON
- Ticket admission: Coliseum in ROME, Saint Mark´s Basilica, Murano Glass Factory in VENICE, Prague Castle in PRAGUE, Cheese Farm with Testing in Zaanse Schans, Diamond Cutting Workshop in AMSTERDAM, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in PARIS, Bunker Eperlecques in EPERLECQUES, Traditional Afternoon Tea in LONDON
- Ferry: France to UK
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