On this European tour, get a “Taste of Europe” and sample some of Western Europe’s best-loved areas, including England, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, and France. You’ll visit the main cities—London, Amsterdam, Lucerne, and Paris—and you’ll behold fascinating scenery and cruise scenic waterways. In Amsterdam, hear about its 165 canals with a total length of 62 miles (100 kms). As such an integral part of the city, you’ll enjoy a canal cruise to appreciate Amsterdam from the waterways. Sit back and admire the picturesque German countryside, historic castles, and charming villages on the included Rhine Cruise; you will see the Lorelei rock and hear its legend about a distraught maiden who sat on the rock combing her long golden hair and luring passing navigators to their death. Dip into the Swiss Alps and discover Lucerne, one of Switzerland’s finest cities nestled amid the snowcapped Alps, surrounded by its beautiful lake, and embellished by the clear mountain waters of the Reuss River. Here, visit the Chapel Bridge, a picturesque wooden bridge with the iconic water tower, and the stone Lion Monument, built to honor the Swiss Guards killed during the French Revolution. More scenery awaits on the drive to Paris, passing some of France’s most famous vineyards. In Paris, see the most the famous sights, such as the Eiffel Tower and Champs Elysées with a Local Guide who will give you an insight on culture, arts and history.On most days during this European tour, you’ll have the opportunity to venture out on your own and try local cuisine. Sample a pint of bitter in a local British pub, savor French wines in the Parisian cafés, and taste the local beer in Germany. It’s the perfect European vacation for value-minded travelers.
Destinations & Sightseeing
Individual headsetsSightseeing:Rhine cruise; visit Lucerne. Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.Guides:
Host service in London; Local Guides for city sightseeing in Amsterdam and Paris; professional Tour Director while touring
Scenic Highlights: Rhineland, Swiss Alps
NOTES:April 13 Departure - EasterDecember 24 Departure – New Year in Paris including Reveillon dinnerJanuary 2 March 16 and 23 Departures – Complimentary Eiffel Tower Tour in Paris
The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:
- Upper Middle Rhine Valley
- Seventeenth-Century canal ring of Amsterdam
Transportation: Private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach; cross-Channel ferry; Rhine cruise
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