Places covered: London, Breda, Paris, Central Switzerland, Locarno, Arezzo, Padova and Munich
Duration: 12Nights/ 13Days
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1: Arrive into London, capital of United Kingdom.
On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Check in at the hotel and relax. London is one of the world's leading tourism destinations, and the city is home to an array of famous tourist attractions. There are many museums in the London area, London has several parks for tourists to stroll, rest and relax in. Evening is free for you to explore this fascinating city on your own. Overnight at the hotel in London.
Day 2: London
After your breakfast, check out from the hotel and depart to visit the Swaminarayan temple which is beautifully carved out of Italian Carrara marble. Later, visit the highlights of London’s landmarks: Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, and the Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge, River Thames and many more. After Later, visit the famous Madame Tussaud’s wax museum. This museum houses is a unique collection of world’s largest wax works of famous personalities, including India’s top leaders and film stars. Later you have some free time to shop at many of London’s famous shopping stores like Marks and Spencer’s, Selfridges and many more on Oxford Street. Later, drive to the port to board your ferry to Holland. After a delicious Indian dinner on board the ferry, you can linger in the various shops or enjoy the wide range of entertainment available for all ages.Overnight on board the ferry..
Day 3: Netherlands
After a continental buffet breakfast on board, disembark the ferry. The Netherlands has numerous attractions to make your stay one of the most fun and unforgettable trips of your life.Then sit back and relax in your coach as we proceed to Lisse village to visit Keukenhof – the largest spring garden in the world. Bulbs of colourful tulips bloom only till 18th May. From 19th May onwards, visit Madurodam, where you can see most of Holland in miniature, replicated in minute detail on a 1:25 scale. Visit a cheese farm and a wooden shoe factory. See a demonstration of how cheese is made and wooden shoes are carved out of wooden blocks. You also have a chance to savour some cheese. Next, arrive into Amsterdam. What makes Amsterdam so attractive is the 17th century historical atmosphere combined with the mentality of a modern metropolis creating a friendly and relaxed environment. The small scale of the buildings and the intimacy of the streets, canals and squares create an atmosphere that visitors find unique. The city has the highest museum density in the world and is home to cultural highlights, this afternoon; enjoy a delicious hot Indian meal for lunch. Later, visit the famous Dam Square - the real heart of Amsterdam where the Royal Palace, the Niewekerk and the War Memorial overlook this vast and bustling open space. Later, continue your journey to Brussels. On arrival, we visit the world renowned Grand Place and the legendary Mannekin Pis statue. Drive past St. Michael’s Church. En route to Antwerp a photo stop at the Atomium is also included. Back to your hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 4: France
Check out of your hotel after breakfast and depart to the glamorous city of Paris. Paris is the capital and most populous city of France. It is situated on the Seine River, in the north of the country, at the heart of the France region, Paris has the reputation of being the most beautiful and romantic of all cities, brimming with historic associations and remaining vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design. Dubbed the City of Light and Capital of Fashion, it is home to the world's finest and most luxurious fashion designers and cosmetics. On arrival in Paris, we take you on an exhilarating city tour with an English - speaking local guide, who will show you many of the best - loved Parisian sights – Alexander Bridge, Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, Invalides, Champs Elysees and much more. Next, we proceed to visit the Eiffel Tower (2nd level), from where you will have a splendid view of this beautiful city. Tonight, you have a chance to experience the glamour of the famous Lido Show – an unforgettable experience on your tour.
Day 5: France
After breakfast at the hotel, day is at leisure to explore this beautiful city on your own OR you have a choice to join us for some fun, adventure and entertainment on our tour to Disney Park and enjoy the many rides, OR you can visit the Disney Studios and be amazed by the stunning stunt shows, watch a film being made and see real-life sets where famous movies were created.. Later, enjoy a romantic Seine cruise as we sail past some of the historical monuments on the river Seine.
Day 6: Switzerland
After a continental breakfast, check out from the hotel and sit back and relax in your coach as we travel to Switzerland. Switzerland is known for its spectacular scenery of mountains and lakes and meadows, along with the world famous Swiss watches, chocolates and cheeses. Tourists from all over the world come to spend their holidays here, and there are numerous travel deals, cheap vacation packages, and tours to Switzerland available. Switzerland is well connected to the rest of Europe and the world, with cheap, efficient and frequent air and rail services. Switzerland is considered to be one of the most famous world travel destinations. Switzerland is one of the most exotic tourist destinations in Europe. Each and every city in Switzerland Tour is dotted with natural beauty and balance. The enterprising outlooks of the cities are sure to give anyone an amazing time. It won’t be an understatement to say that Mother Nature was quite generous to this magnanimous country Switzerland is one of country which is bordered by the Alps. This magnificent country is also identified as the Heaven on Earth as God has revealed its entire grandiose beauty and attraction on this wonderful country. Nature gods have blessed this eclectic country which really sometimes seems dreamlike. On arrival in Switzerland, check-in to your hotel. This location has been specially chosen for you to get a real feel of Switzerland.
Day 7: Switzerland
In the morning, after breakfast, the day is at leisure OR you can join us on an adventurous ride to visit Jungfraujoch – which is a memorable encounter with snow and ice – a genuine ‘high-point’ of your tour. The Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe is the high point of any Swiss holiday. The highest railway station in Europe is located 3,454 metres above sea level. The visitors gain access to a high-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock, which they can admire from the viewing platforms on the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace.Sit back in your coach as we proceed to the beautiful town of ‘Lauterbrunnen’, where the excitement continues. You will be amazed at the scenic splendour that you see from aboard the ‘cogwheel’ train, which takes you to a height of 3,454 metres to reach Jungfraujoch! This is a trip to another world – a wonderful world of eternal ice and snow. Experience the magic of the mountains and visit the Ice Palace on top of the longest glacier in the Alps. A visit to the Sphinx is also included. Today, you have a choice of an Indian meal or local meal for lunch with Champagne specially arranged for you at Jungfraujoch. Later, we visit Interlaken, a charming city nestled between two lakes and surrounded by the splendid Bernese Oberland Mountains. Treasure these wonderful moments as you drive back to your hotel.
Day 8: Switzerland
After breakfast at your hotel, we take you on one of the most memorable experiences of your Europe tour – visiting Mt. Titlis and Lucerne. Titlis is Central Switzerland's highest mountain and the views are amazing. However, be prepared: it is a bit like a high altitude theme park. Permanent ice and snow at the top of the world and a revolving gondola lift to take you to the top of the mountain, chairlifts over deep crevasses and exploring a glacier cave. If any of these sound amazing - and they do - Mount Titlis is the place for you. There are also restaurants and breathtaking views for those of us who prefer to be amazed in comfort while sitting on top of the world at 10,600 ft (3,238m). Adventure awaits you in a sensational cable-car ride up to Mt. Titlis. Marvel at the world’s first revolving cable-car ride, a truly once-in-a lifetime experience. Remain spellbound as you ascend the snow-clad mountains. Experience the snow and ice on top of Mt. Titlis. At 3,020 metres a breathtaking panorama unfolds. Next we proceed to scenic Lucerne. Enjoy a delicious Indian lunch on arrival. Here, you will visit the Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke (wooden bridge). Later, you have some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, jewellery & souvenirs. Return back to your hotel.
Day 9: Italy
After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and board the coach as we drive you to Pisa to visit the Square of Miracles. Remain spellbound as you approach this precariously leaning tower. This afternoon after lunch, we drive you to Florence – the capital of Tuscany. Florence is the capital city of the region of Tuscany and its rich historical, artistic and cultural heritage make it one of the main tourist destinations in Italy and Europe. Founded in the first century A.C. by the Romans, Florence has been through many prosperous and dark periods.Tuscan artists who contributed to making Florence such a beautiful and important city in the world. On arrival, we take you to the Duomo, the Campanile, the Baptistery with its gates to Paradise, and Piazza Della Signoria – an open-air museum of sculptures. The famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge across the river Arno and the Piazzale Michelangelo with the impressive statue of David. Later, drive towards Arezzo where a delicious Indian dinner awaits you.
Day 10: Italy-Vatican
After a continental breakfast at your hotel, sit back and relax in your coach as we drive to Rome. After lunch, depart for a guided city tour of Rome and the Vatican City. The Vatican City is the smallest independent sovereign state in the world with government, statutes and head of state of its own. Although it covers just a few acres of land, it holds within its boundaries the residence of the Pope, Visit the holy basilica of St. Peter’s - the incomparable home of architectural and artistic masterpieces by Michelangelo and Bernini which will leave you awestruck. Next, see the Colosseum known for its gladiator fights. Later, discover many of the renowned attractions of Rome - the Trevi Fountain, the Victor Emmanuel monument on Piazza Venezia under which lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Circus Maximus known for its chariot races, the ancient ruins of Roman Forum and much more. After a memorable day we drive back to your hotel.
Day 11: Italy
After a continental breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to Venice. Venice is one of the most interesting and lovely places in the world. This sanctuary on a lagoon is virtually the same as it was six hundred years ago, which adds to the fascinating character. Venice has decayed since its heyday and is heavily touristed, there are slightly more tourists than residents, but the romantic charm remains. On arrival at the pier, board a private boat which will take you to the heart of the traditional city of Venice - St. Mark’s Square. This wonderful lagoon city is a special delight to visitors. Sail over the Guidecca Canal, as you catch a glimpse of the serene waters of the Adriatic Sea. On arrival, admire the St. Mark’s square with the Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Campanile and Bridge of Sighs. Also visit the Murano Glass showroom. Later check into your hotel.
Day 12: Austria-Germany
This morning, after a continental buffet breakfast, check out and drive to picturesque Austria. On arrival, proceed for an orientation tour of this beautiful city. See the Golden Roof and the Maria Theresien Strasse.The Golden Roof was built by Archduke Friedrich IV he Golden Roof actually is the three-story balcony on the central plaza at the heart of the Old Town. Stroll on cobblestone pathways and get a feel of old-world European charm. The splendid scenes of the Alps in the background are a perfect picture-postcard setting. After lunch, you will visit the Swarovski Crystal Showroom in Innsbruck. Here you will get an opportunity to buy a souvenir for your family. Later, continue your journey to Munich, one of Europe’s liveliest places. On arrival, we will take you on an orientation tour where you will see Marienplatz with the Old and New Town Hall, the Olympic Stadium from outside, 1,000-foot-high Television Tower and the Gothic Frauenkirche. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner especially prepared for you.
Day 13 Leave Germany
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to the airport for your flight back home. End the tour with pleasant memories of your European tour with MTT.