Cosmos

Scenic Europe & Bernina Express (4550) - 2015

11 Day Tour from London to Paris


Scenic Europe & Bernina Express
View the magnificent Gothic and Baroque architecture on the Grand Place in Brussels
View the magnificent Gothic and Baroque architecture on the Grand Place in Brussels
The London Eye, also known as the Millennium Wheel
London’s Tower Bridge over the River Thames
The Lion Monument or the Lion of Lucerne, is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland
Watch Tower along the Romantic Road
Vineyard in Beaune, France
Würzburg
Neuschwanstein Castle
Pomp-and-ceremony in London
TOUR FOR 8+ PEOPLE

Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be available. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Evening City Sightseeing A guided evening sightseeing tour lasting approx. 3 hrs. first by coach to see the Congress Column and tomb of unknown soldier, the Parliament, Royal Park and theatre, Arch of Cinquantinaire, the EU buildings, the Academy Palace, the Royal Palace and Royal Square, St. Michael's Cathedral and Palace of Justice. Then on foot to see statue of "Mannekin Pis" where a stop will be made at a typical Brussels taverne for an included drink of either Belgian beer or soft drink. Finally the beautiful Grand Place with its town hall and guild houses. At the end of the sightseeing tour you will have free time before returning back to the hotel by coach.

Approximate value: €28 EUR per person


Lorelei And Its Castles The Rhine is one of the longest and most important rivers in Europe, running for over 1,232 kms. and flowing through 6 countries. The Rhine cruise we offer lasts approx. 1 and a half hours and is in the Rhine gourge - a steep sided valley filled with vineyards and castles overlooking the river. Pass the legendary Loreley Rock, which soars some 120 metres above the waterline, and is also the name of a feminine water spirit. One drink per person is included during the cruise.

Approximate value: €25 EUR per person


City sightseeing Sightseeing tour of Innsbruck with local guide lasts approx. 2 and a half hours and is covered partly by coach to Wilten Basilica for a visit of the church, then Castle Ambras before driving to the centre of Innsbruck past the Triumphal Arch and Maria Theresia Street. Then inside visit of the Hofkirche (tomb of Emperor Maximilian and the memorial of Austria's national hero Andreas Hofer) and also the Volkskungst Museum before walking into the centre of the old town for a view of the Golden Roof.

Approximate value: €25 EUR per person


Lake Cruise & Dinner Join a boat trip on the Gulf of Lugano, passing Grandia, Campione d'Italia, an italian enclave with its famous Casino. Then proceed to a typical "grotto" restaurant on the lake side where you can taste some specialities of the Ticinese cuisine whilst enjoying a spectacular view of illuminated Lugano by Night.

Approximate value: €60 EUR per person


Scenic Lake Cruise An hour's guided cruise on the most beautiful lake in Switzerland gives you an introduction to this lovely city from a completely different aspect. With its many bays, it offers superb panoramas of the surrounding landscape. The cruise is operated on a comfortable private covered boat and a commentary will be given by one of the crew staff who will explain the history of all the enchanting villages and you will learn some interesting stories of the Swiss History.

Approximate value: €25 EUR per person


Cabaret Show A trip to Paris is not complete without a visit to one of the famous Parisian Cabaret to enjoy an enchanting night. Whilst you see a colourful costume and decor show of music and dances, you will be served a glass of champagne to fully enjoy your evening. This excursion is not operated as a private charter which means you may join others on the same tour which may require pickign up and dropping off at several hotels.

Approximate value: €75 EUR per person


Farewell Dinner & Orientation Tonight you will have the opportunity to taste some delicious specialities of the French cuisine. In a Parisian restaurant with a fascinating atmosphere you will enjoy a four-course dinner with an aperitif and wine. Some music will enliven the evening. An orientation drive of Paris will also be part of this special night.

Approximate value: €60 EUR per person


Montparnasse Tower & Cruise Board the famous Parisian Bateaux at Port de la Bourdonnais; relax and enjoy a guided one hour cruise "La Promenade". Whilst proceeding along the Seine, you will enjoy a different spectacular concept of Paris. Before or after the cruise - depending on the schedule - you will ascend the Montparnasse Tower by taking the fastest lift in Europe to enjoy a 360 degree panoramic enchanting view of the city. Again Paris will be seen from a different side.

Approximate value: €40 EUR per person


Versailles Sun King's Palace (Sat-Sun-Tue) Week-end visit: Historic Versailles is the beautiful, restored palace of Louis XIV, the Sun King. After the guided tour of the palace where you will have the opportunity to admire the magnificent internal decorations, furniture and huge shining chandeliers, you can stroll in the magnificent terraced gardens with their fountains and statues.

Approximate value: €65 EUR per person


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