Europe Highlight 17 Days

Departure Date Tour Fare Air Fare Total Single Suppl  
04/13/2017-04/13/2017 $3100.00 $700.00 $3800.00 $1100.00
04/27/2017-04/27/2017 $3200.00 $800.00 $4000.00 $1100.00
05/11/2017-05/11/2017 $3200.00 $900.00 $4100.00 $1100.00
05/25/2017-05/25/2017 $3200.00 $1000.00 $4200.00 $1100.00
06/08/2017-06/08/2017 $3200.00 $1100.00 $4300.00 $1100.00
06/22/2017-06/22/2017 $3200.00 $1100.00 $4300.00 $1100.00
07/06/2017-07/06/2017 $3200.00 $1100.00 $4300.00 $1100.00
07/20/2017-07/20/2017 $3200.00 $1000.00 $4200.00 $1100.00
08/03/2017-08/03/2017 $3200.00 $1000.00 $4200.00 $1100.00
08/17/2017-08/17/2017 $3200.00 $1000.00 $4200.00 $1100.00
09/07/2017-09/07/2017 $3200.00 $900.00 $4100.00 $1100.00
09/21/2017-09/21/2017 $3200.00 $900.00 $4100.00 $1100.00
10/05/2017-10/05/2017 $3200.00 $800.00 $4000.00 $1100.00
10/19/2017-10/19/2017 $3200.00 $700.00 $3900.00 $1100.00
11/02/2017-11/02/2017 $3100.00 $700.00 $3800.00 $1100.00
11/23/2017-11/23/2017 $3100.00 $600.00 $3700.00 $1100.00
Departure Date Tour Fare Air Fare Total Single Suppl  
04/13/2017-04/13/2017 $3100.00 $700.00 $3800.00 $1100.00
04/27/2017-04/27/2017 $3200.00 $800.00 $4000.00 $1100.00
05/11/2017-05/11/2017 $3200.00 $900.00 $4100.00 $1100.00
05/25/2017-05/25/2017 $3200.00 $1000.00 $4200.00 $1100.00
06/08/2017-06/08/2017 $3200.00 $1100.00 $4300.00 $1100.00
06/22/2017-06/22/2017 $3200.00 $1100.00 $4300.00 $1100.00
07/06/2017-07/06/2017 $3200.00 $1100.00 $4300.00 $1100.00
07/20/2017-07/20/2017 $3200.00 $1000.00 $4200.00 $1100.00
08/03/2017-08/03/2017 $3200.00 $1000.00 $4200.00 $1100.00
08/17/2017-08/17/2017 $3200.00 $1000.00 $4200.00 $1100.00
09/07/2017-09/07/2017 $3200.00 $900.00 $4100.00 $1100.00
09/21/2017-09/21/2017 $3200.00 $900.00 $4100.00 $1100.00
10/05/2017-10/05/2017 $3200.00 $800.00 $4000.00 $1100.00
10/19/2017-10/19/2017 $3200.00 $700.00 $3900.00 $1100.00
11/02/2017-11/02/2017 $3100.00 $700.00 $3800.00 $1100.00
11/23/2017-11/23/2017 $3100.00 $600.00 $3700.00 $1100.00

Day 1 | USA - London, England  

Our 17-day European vacation begins as we depart USA for London, the capital city of England.

Day 2 | Arrive in London   L

Immediately after arrival, our London sightseeing tour starts with a panoramic drive through the Parliament and Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, and also, photo stops in front of Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Later in the afternoon we visit the Tower of London*.

Day 3 | London - Eurostar Train - Brussels, Belgium - Amsterdam, Netherlands  B

The Eurostar Train takes us from London to Brussels, the capital city of Belgium. Once arrive, we visit the Grand Place, flamboyant City Hall, Guild Houses, and the world famous Mannekin Pis Statue. A relaxing drive takes us to Amsterdam. An included canal cruise* gives us an intimate view of the city.

Day 4 | Amsterdam - Cologne, Germany - Rhine River Cruise - Frankfurt  B,D

We visit a diamond cutting and polishing factory to see the one of a kind special designed diamonds. Proceed to Cologne for a look at the fantastic Cathedral. Following a Cruise on Rhine River*, enjoy the Pork Knuckles dinner. Stay overnight at Frankfurt.

Day 5 | Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Lake Titisee in Black Forest - Rhine Falls, Switzerland - Zurich  B

Our drive to Switzerland passes the Heidelberg Castle. Later our sightseeing tour features visits to the Lake Titisee in the Black Forest Region and Rhine Falls in Switzerland. Upon arrival at Zurich, a scenic drive takes us to the famed landmarks of the city.

Day 6 | Zurich - Lucerne - Mt. Pilatus (optional) - Lucerne  B,DH

A morning tour of Lucerne shows us the Lion Monument, Lake Lucerne, and the ancient Chapel Bridge. The rest of the day is free at leisure. You may shop for all things Swiss or take a cruise ride on Lake Lucerne. An optional excursion to the Mt. Pilatus is also offered for your delight. Take a tram ride on the world's steepest cogwheel railway up to the top of Mt. Pilatus for a fantastic bird's eye view of the surrounding peaks.

Optional Tour: Lake Lucerne Cruise , Mt. Pilatus Tour,

Day 7 | Lucerne - Vaduz, Liechtenstein - Innsbruck, Austria - Salzburg  B

Drive to Vaduz, the capital city of Liechtenstein, famous as a heaven for stamp collectors. Continue on to Innsbruck for a view of the ski jump of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics and the Golden Roof of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian. Some free time to shop for the world famous Austrian crystal. Stay overnight in Salzburg, renowned for the birthplace of Mozart.

Day 8 | Salzburg - Vienna  B,D

Our city tour of Salzburg begins at Mirabell Gardens. The world-famous gardens of Mirabell Palace were featured in The Sound of Music and are adorned with reflecting pools, marble statues and a natural theater. After strolling through the gardens, we cross the Salzach River and enter the Old Town, which we can explore at our leisure. Perhaps visit Mozart's birthplace, or take an optional tour to St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang, The Sound of Music country! Later, we travel to Vienna for accommodation.

Optional Tour: St. Gilgen Excursion & Lake Wolfgang Cruise, Vienna Mozart or Johann Strauss Concert,

Day 9 | Vienna - Graz  B,D

This morning, after a visit to the brilliant Schonbrunn Palace*, a panoramic drive takes us to some other famous landmarks: the Vienna Opera House, Ringstrasse, Parliament Building, the Hofburg and City Hall. Some free time will be given for lunch and shopping, or you may want to visit St. Stephen's Church. Continue traveling to Graz, the second largest city of Austria.

Day 10 | Graz - Venice, Italy  B,DH

Proceed to Venice. Take a ferry ride* to Venice. Our Venice city tour includes the St. Mark's Basilica, magical Piazza St. Marco, Bridge of Sighs, and the Doge's Palace (outside). And perhaps take an optional gondola ride and see the Grand Canal.

Optional Tour: Venice Gondola Ride & Serenade,

Day 11 | Venice - Florence - Rome  B

Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Our city tour includes the Duomo, Bronze Doors of the Baptistery, the 13C Santa Croce Church, and Signoria Square. We then continue on to Rome, the Eternal City.

Day 12 | Rome - Lucca  B,DH

Rome is over 2700 years old, but still feels young and vital. Our first stop of the day is Vatican City where St. Peter's Basilica and Square are located. The city orientation tour of Rome includes visits to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Constantine's Triumphal Arch. Stay overnight in Lucca.

Optional Tour: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel,

Day 13 | Lucca - Pisa - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Cannes or Nice, France  B,DH

A leisurely drive along the stunning Italian Riviera takes us through Pisa to Monte Carlo, Monaco. Why not try your luck there. Tonight we stay over in Cannes or Nice, France.

Day 14 | Cannes - Avignon - Lyon - Macon  B

Proceed through Rhone Valley via Avignon to Lyon, one of France's major industrial cities. Avignon is an ancient, full of history, lovely town. Since the beginning of the 14th century, Avignon underwent a wonderful development during the residence of seven popes. An orientation tour will show us around the city. Overnight at Macon for accommodation.

Day 15 | Macon - Paris  B

Take an orientation tour of Macon before departing for Paris. Arrive at the enchanting city Paris later in the afternoon. The rest time of the day is free. Perhaps shop at Avenue of Champs Elysees, or sit in an outdoor cafe and simply watch the world go by. Tonight, perhaps join an optional tour of the Seine River Cruise for a fantastic view of the city.

Optional Tour: La Seine River Cruise, French Seafood Dinner,

Day 16 | Paris  B,D

Today's tour includes visits to the Louvre Museum* and Versailles Palace*. A panoramic drive will also show us the landmarks: Eiffel Tower, Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees, and Arc de Triomphe.

Day 17 | Paris - USA  B

We transfer to the airport for our homebound flight back to the States.

Features

  • Excellent bilingual (Chinese and English speaking) tour manager throughout the tour in Europe.

  • Luxury hotel accommodations as listed below or similar:

    London - Dorsett Shepherds Bush (4 Star)

    Amsterdam - Radisson Blu Amsterdam Airport, Schiphol (4 Star)

    Frankfurt - Movenpick Hotel Frankfurt City (4 Star)

    Zurich - Radisson Blu Hotel Zurich Airport (4 Star)

    Lucerne - Hotel Astoria (4 Star)

    Salzburg - Austria Trend Salzburg West (4 Star)

    Vienna - Austria Trend Hotel Bosei (4 Star)

    Graz - Austria Trend Hotel Europa Graz (4 Star)

    Venice - Crowne Plaza Padova (4 Star)

    Rome - Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center (4 Star)

    Lucca - Best Western Grand Hotel Guinigi (4 Star)

    Cannes - Eden Hotel & Spa Cannes (4 Star)

    Macon - Novotel Macon Nord (4 Star)

    Paris - Renaissance Paris La Defense Hotel (4 Star)

  • Full breakfast or buffet breakfast daily at hotel.

  • Lunches or dinners as specified in itinerary.

  • Sightseeing with specialist local guides in select cities.

  • Admission fees for sightseeing attractions as denoted by an asterisk* intour itinerary: Tower of London, Amsterdam Canal Cruise, Rhine River Cruise in Cologne, Schonbrunn Palace and Gardens in Vienna, Versailles Palace and Louvre Museum in Paris, Ferry Ride to Venice Island.

  • Deluxe air-conditioned tour coach with professional service of drivers.

  • Group airport transfers in at arrival and transfer out at departure.

  • Group identification badge, luggage tag and documents holder provided for your convenience and easy recognition.

  • Vacation travel insurance at no extra charge.

City Day Optional Tour Price
Lucerne D6 Lake Lucerne Cruise $28.00
Lucerne D6 Mt. Pilatus Tour $65.00
Vienna D8 Vienna Mozart or Johann Strauss Concert $75.00
Salzburg D8 St. Gilgen Excursion & Lake Wolfgang Cruise $25.00
Venice D10 Venice Gondola Ride & Serenade $38.00
Rome D12 Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel $45.00
Paris D15 La Seine River Cruise $25.00
Paris D15 French Seafood Dinner $60.00