Multi Country European Vacation Package -Cosmos Tours

Six Countries, Venice & Paris (4420)

10 Day Tour from London to Paris

2017 Tour Details

If you want to see Western Europe’s main highlights but don’t have a lot of time, this European tour is the vacation for you! Visit England, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and France with overnights in London, Brussels, the Frankfurt area, the Innsbruck area, the Venice area, the Lucerne area, Dijon, and Paris.

One of the tour highlights is a drive along Germany’s Romantic Road, a trade route during the Middle Ages and now known for its charming villages, cobblestone streets, walled cities, half-timbered houses, and scenic countryside, with astop in Rothenburg, a walled town that has retained its medieval character. Enjoy an included scenic cruise along the Rhine River, famous for its castle-crested hills, terraced vineyards, and pretty wine towns. Take a boat ride in Venice along the Giudecca Canal to St. Mark’s Square, allowing you to admire the palazzos and maze of streets. While in Venice, enjoy watching glassblowers create their works as they have done for centuries.

Another highlight of this Europe tour is your stay in the Lucerne area, one of Switzerland’s finest cities, situated on the shores of breathtaking Lake Lucerne and nestled within the snowcapped Swiss Alps. Here, visit the Old Town, with its famous Chapel Bridge. Stop in romantic Verona, the Italian city made famous by Romeo and Juliet; enjoy an orientation drive in Brussels; and see the most famous sights in Paris—including the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower— on the guided sightseeing tour.

In a short period of time, this affordable European tour offers it all—historic sights, big cities, quaint towns, and scenic beauty. It’s a marvelous vacation!
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

Individual headsets

Sightseeing:
Brussels orientation drive; Rhine cruise; visits to Rothenburg, Venice canal boat ride, Verona, 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 Guide for city sightseeing in Paris; professional Tour Director while touring

Scenic Highlights:
Rhineland, Romantic Road, Tyrolean Alps, Brenner Pass

NOTES:
December 31 Departure-New Years in London
February 18, March 4 and March18 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
  • City of Verona
  • Grand Place
  • Venice and its Lagoon

Transportation:

Transportation:
Private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach; cross-Channel ferry; Rhine cruise; canal transfer boat in Venice

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Buffet breakfasts daily; 4 dinners, including a special dinner at a local restaurant in Dijon

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1 Arrive 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 of London, or choose an excursion to Windsor Castle. Tonight, how about a leisurely cruise on the Thames River?

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 London–Brussels, Belgium

Head through the lush English countryside to the Channel port, where you board your FERRY for the Continent. Here, your Tour Director and comfortable coach wait to take you to Brussels for an orientation drive and an overnight.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4 Brussels–Rhine Cruise, Germany–Frankfurt Area

Journey into Germany to the shores of the mighty Rhine to enjoy a scenic CRUISE. Then, on to the Frankfurt area for an overnight.

Breakfast Breakfast
DinnerDinner

Day 5 Frankfurt Area–Romantic Road–Innsbruck Area, Austria

Today’s highlight is a drive along the Romantic Road, through towns and villages with medieval towered gates and battlements, squares of half-timbered houses, and richly decorated fountains. Spend some time in the center of Rothenburg before heading to the Innsbruck area for an overnight.

Breakfast Breakfast
DinnerDinner

Day 6 Innsbruck Area–Brenner Pass–Venice Area, Italy

Take in the breathtaking scenery of the Alps while crossing the Europa Bridge and Brenner Pass. Arrive in Venice, where a BOAT RIDE along the Giudecca Canal to Piazza San Marco allows to admire the palazzos and maze of streets. Time at leisure to soak up the magical atmosphere of this unique city. At a GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP, experience this Venetian art.

Breakfast Breakfast
DinnerDinner

Day 7 Venice Area–Verona–Lucerne Area, Switzerland

Stop in fascinating Verona and see Juliet’s legendary balcony. Cross the Swiss border and enjoy the idyllic views of Canton Ticino, then descend to the breathtaking beauty of Lake Lucerne.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 8 Lucerne Area–Dijon, France

Your visit this morning focuses on the Old Town in the heart of Lucerne. Also, there’s time for an optional excursion to Mount Stanserhorn. In the afternoon, journey into France for an overnight in the charming town of Dijon. This evening, dine at a local restaurant.

Breakfast Breakfast
DinnerDinner

Day 9 Dijon–Paris

Leave Dijon and travel on the autoroute to Paris, where included sightseeing with a local expert shows you many of the best-known Parisian sites.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10 Paris

Au revoir—your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Accommodations

LONDON Novotel London West (F)
BRUSSELS Ramada La Woluwe (ST) or Ibis St. Catherine (ST)
FRANKFURT AREA Mercure (ST) at Friedrichsdorf or Leonardo Royal Hotel Frankfurt (F)
INNSBRUCK AREA Bon Alpina (ST) at Igls or Alpinpark (F) or Alphotel (F)
VENICE AREA Poppi (ST) at Mira or Antony Palace (F) at Marcon
LUCERNE AREA Ibis (ST) at Kriens or Drei Könige (ST)
DIJON Ibis Styles Dijon Central (ST)
PARIS Timhotel Berthier (ST) or Ibis La Villette (ST)

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased).

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Venice
Lucerne
Paris
London

Venice

Gondola
Gondola

Gondola

Enjoy a ride in a traditional gondola, gliding through centuries-old canals, under famous arched bridges, past lavish palaces and quaint piazzas.

Price Range: $

Lucerne

Scenic Lake Cruise
Scenic Lake Cruise

Scenic Lake Cruise

One hour cruise on lake Lucerne

Price Range: $

Paris

Farewell Dinner and Orientation
Farewell Dinner and Orientation

Farewell Dinner and Orientation

Enjoy a memorable four-course dinner plus a breathtaking orientation drive of the city.

Price Range: $$

London

Royal London Morning Tour
Royal London Morning Tour

Royal London Morning Tour

Drive through the very heart of central London past some of the key landmarks. Following our panoramic drive, we arrive at the Tower of London where we are met by our very own Yeoman Warder. Leading us into this world heritage site before it opens to the public our Beefeater will take us on our private guided tour explaining the history behind this fortress of imprisonment and torture. Then on to the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Finally enjoy a short cruise on the River Thames with excellent views of St Paul's Cathedral and the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

Price Range: $$

Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath
Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath

Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath

Do some serious time travel on this full-day excursion to thousand-year-old Windsor Castle, 5,000-year-old Stonehenge, and Bath, dating back to Roman times! Your knowledgeable guide will introduce you to all three sites, with fascinating insider information and time to explore on your own.

Price Range: $$$

Stonehenge and Roman Baths in Bath
Stonehenge and Roman Baths in Bath

Stonehenge and Roman Baths in Bath

The most famous prehistoric monument in the world, Stonehenge stands alone in the vast empty tract of Salisbury plain. Next we head to Bath and arrive in time for lunch (not included). Following our scenic drive into the heart of the city, there will be plenty of time to explore at your leisure. Your ticket also includes entrance to the Roman Baths that were built nearly 2,000 years ago.

Price Range: $$

Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds

Walk the red carpet at the legendary Madame Tussauds London and meet the world¿s most famous stars from Hollywood to Bollywood, and The Royal Family to Rock Royalty.

Price Range: $

The London Dungeon
The London Dungeon

The London Dungeon

Delve into the blood-curdling parts of history that your teachers never wanted to tell you. Live actors, scary rides, shows and special effects, transport you back to those black, bleak times. Are you brave enough?

Price Range: $

Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

From Henry VIII and "Bloody" Queen Mary to the ghostly Grey Lady and the puzzling hedge maze, you'll be positively captivated by rich history and infamous characters during your half-day visit of magnificent Hampton Court Palace.

Price Range: $

England in One Day
England in One Day

England in One Day

From mysterious Stonehenge and the Roman ruins of Bath to the iconic Cotswolds and Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon, this guided full-day excursion is a fantastic introduction to many of England¿s most beloved and iconic sites.

Price Range: $$$

Lunch in the Cotswolds
Lunch in the Cotswolds

Lunch in the Cotswolds

A fully guided day in the Cotswolds includes lunch, and takes in some of the most beautiful English villages.

Price Range: $$$

Kensington Palace
Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace was once Princess Diana's home. Sir Christopher Wren lavishly improved the original house, turning it into a palace for William III and Mary II. It remained a royal home and was the birthplace of Queen Victoria. The splendid State Apartments and Court Dress Collection are on view to the public as well as special exhibitions.

Price Range: $

Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter
Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter

Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter

This unique walking tour takes you behind-the-scenes and showcases a huge array of beautiful sets, costumes and props. It also reveals some closely guarded secrets, including facts about the special effects and animatronics that made these films so hugely popular all over the world.

Price Range: $$

Sea Life London Aquarium
Sea Life London Aquarium

Sea Life London Aquarium

With 17 themed zones and over 600 species of marine life, SEA LIFE London Aquarium will take you on a fascinating journey from the coastline to the depths of the ocean. Discover a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing sea creatures, from sharks to rare Green Sea Turtles, from jellyfish to rays, from clownfish to blue tangs.

Price Range: $

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

Do you "love" tennis? Then, you'll really love this fun, interactive excursion to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum that delivers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the world's oldest tennis tournament.

Price Range: $

Stonehenge Direct
Stonehenge Direct

Stonehenge Direct

Stonehenge is the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. Come and unlock its secrets.

Price Range: $$

Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms

Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms

Visit the underground command station of Britain's war effort, which contains the world's only museum dedicated to Sir Winston Churchill.

Price Range: $

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