Day 1

Arrive London (2 nights)

Time to relax after checking into your Trafalgar hotel.

Hotel: Jurys Islington (2 nights)

Day 2

London at leisure

A full day at leisure to explore Britains capital. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 3

London - Amsterdam (2 nights)

Greetings from our Tour Director as we drive to Dover to board our ferry to Calais. Then we drive through Belgium to lively Amsterdam. (Continental Breakfast/ Dinner)
Hotel: Ibis Schiphol (2 nights)

Day 4

Amsterdam orientation & at leisure

Orientation includes the Royal Palace and Dam Square, plus a visit to a diamond –polishing centre. Then to Volendam to learn about the skills of making cheese and clogs! (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 5

Amsterdam - Rhine Cruise - Rhineland

First to German Cologne, then to Boppard where we take a Rhine cruise to St. Goar, then to our hotel. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Ramada Micador

Day 6

Rhineland - Strasbourg - Lake Lucerne (2 nights)

First we see Heidelberg Castle, then drive via Strasbourg to lovely lakeside Lucerne. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Central (2 nights)

Day 7

Lucerne orientation & at leisure

Orientation shows us the poignant Lion Monument and the wooden Chapel Bridge. Then time to shop for all things Swiss! (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Day 8

Lake Lucerne - Liechtenstein - Innsbruck (Igls)

We drive west to the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein, then on to Innsbruck where we see the Wilten Basilica and the Hofburg. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Bon Alpina (Igls)

Day 9

Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 nights)

Today to Mozart's Salzburg with so many 'Sound of Music' memories. Then on to the Imperial city of Vienna. (Buffet Breakfast)
Hotel: Novotel West (2 nights)

Day 10

Vienna sightseeing & at leisure

Today's morning sightseeing tour highlights the Hofburg, Imperial Boulevards and City Hall. Then at leisure, perhaps take a trip to visit the vast Schönbrunn Palace? (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 11

Vienna - Venice (Monastier) (2 nights)

South today as we drive via Klagenfurt to the Austrian 'riviera'. Here we cross the Italian border and travel over the Alps to the Veneto plain, and the magical city of Venice.( Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Park Hotel Villa Fiorita (2 nights)

Day 12

Venice orientation & at leisure

Today we enjoy a canal cruise to St. Mark's Square and witness the art of Murano glass-blowing. Then time at leisure. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Day 13

Venice (Monastier) - Rome (2 nights)

We climb over the Apennines to Tuscany and on to Rome. (Buffet Breakfast)
Hotel: La Pergola (2 nights)

Day 14

Rome sightseeing & at leisure

Our morning sightseeing tour features St. Peter's Basilica as well as views of the Forum and Colosseum. Then time at leisure to perhaps head to the Sistine Chapel. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 15

Rome - Florence - Montecatini

Today to Florence with time to explore or shop for high quality leather or gold, before continuing to the spa town of Montecatini. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Terme Pellegrini

Day 16

Montecatini - Pisa - Nice (2 nights)

First the Leaning Tower of Pisa, then via the coast to the French Riviera and a visit to Monaco en route to bustling Nice. (Buffet Breakfast).
Hotel: Azurea Hotel (2 nights)

Day 17

Nice orientation & at leisure

Today's orientation shows us the Place Massena and the Promenade des Anglais. Then time at leisure to relax or perhaps take a swim in the Mediterranean Sea! (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 18

Nice - Barcelona (2 nights)

We follow the coast, then through the Camargue, to the Pyrenees to Spain and Barcelona. (Buffet Breakfast/ Dinner)
Hotel: Catalonia Atenas (2 nights)

Day 19

Barcelona sightseeing & at leisure

Our sightseeing includes Christopher Columbus' statue and the Paseo de Gracia. Later, time at leisure to explore. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 20

Barcelona - Madrid (2 nights)

We drive past Montserrat, through the vineyards of Catalonia and the arid hills of Aragon until we reach the Spanish meseta, and then on to the capital city, Madrid. ( Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Novotel Puente de la Paz (2 nights)

Day 21

Madrid sightseeing & at leisure

Our sightseeing shows us the Puerta del Sol and the Plaza de Espana. Later, why not take a trip to El Escorial? (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 22

Madrid - Lourdes

North to Lourdes, home of St. Bernadette, where we see the Basilica above the grotto. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Christina

Day 23

Lourdes - Bordeaux

After time at leisure we drive to Bordeaux via the charming Atlantic resort of Biarritz. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Ibis Meriadeck

Day 24

Bordeaux - Paris (2 nights)

We travel to the Loire Valley with views of the chateaux at Amboise and Blois, before reaching the glittering capital city, Paris. (Buffet Breakfast)
Hotel: Novotel Charenton (2 nights)

Day 25

Paris sightseeing & at leisure

Our guided sightseeing tour shows us the Champs Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral on the Ile de la Cite. Later, time at leisure to shop, explore or maybe take an excursion to see the extravagant Palace of Versailles. Tonight, why not celebrate the end of your European tour with your new found friends at a cabaret show? (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 26


Bid farewell to Europe on your return flight. (Buffet Breakfast)