Europe's Photo Album

Offer

Price per person
from £1,549

Price based on
London Heathrow
21st Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book any 2018 Europe tour or cruise and pay just £49 deposit per person when you book before 28 February. 

More details
  • 11 days

  • Western Europe

  • Classic escorted tour

Travel south through the heart of Europe, crossing through the borders of France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

At a glance


  • Paris
  • Reims Champagne cellar visit
  • Luxembourg
  • Neuschwanstein Castle visit
  • St Gallen
  • Lucerne
  • Bernina Express St Moritz - Tirano
  • Como
  • Milan
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What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Excursions
  • Individual audio system
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Multiple itineraries are available

This itinerary changes on some dates - select your preferred departure date to see the details.


Overview

Travel south through the heart of Europe, crossing through the borders of France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

Total meals included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 3 dinners

UK - Paris

Day
1

Fly to Paris where you will be transferred to your hotel for the evening.

Your tour starts today. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

No meals included

Paris

Day
2

A world-class city for centuries, Paris probably has more familiar landmarks than any other place in the world. See the highlights on an included sightseeing tour with an expert local guide. Later, sample what life must have been like for 17th-century French aristocrats on an optional tour of the opulent Palace of Versailles. Tonight, consider joining an optional dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Paris - Reims - Luxembourg

Day
3

Depart Paris this morning with Luxembourg in your sights. Take a break en route in Reims, the capital of Champagne, to discover the secrets of this celebrated wine at one of the renowned local cellars.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Luxembourg - Strasburg - Freiburg area.

Day
4

Luxembourg City, built amid deep gorges cut by the Alzette and Pétrusse rivers, famed for the ruins of its medieval fortifications. Next, enjoy a guided tour of Strasbourg with its picturesque petite french and Gothic cathedral. Next, continue to your destination in the Freiburg area.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Freiburg area - Neuschwantsein - Innsbruck Area

Day
5

This morning head towards Fussen. Sit back and relax as you are driven through the breath-taking scenery of Lake Constance and Bavaria. Arriving at Neuschwanstein, discover the fairy-tale 19th century castle built by prince Ludwig II. Arrive at the Innsbruck area for the evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Innsbruck area - St Gallen - Lucerne

Day
6

Leaving the Innsbruck area today, cross the border into Switzerland and stop in St Gallen for an included visit of the of the unique UNESCO World Heritage listed Library. Next, journey to the alpine city of Lucerne.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Lucerne

Day
7

Lucerne, a compact city in central Switzerland, sits amid snow-capped mountains on the north end of the Lake Lucerne. With its colourful Altstadt (Old Town) and the iconic Kapellbrucke, it's the storybook image of a Swiss town. Experience its highlights with free time to explore or take one of the optional excursions available.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Lucerne Area - Vaduz - St Moritz

Day
8

Leave Lucerne this morning, head towards Lichtenstein to stop in the quiet capital, Vaduz, carry on to glitzy St Moritz, an exclusive winter resort and check into your hotel for the evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

St Moritz - Tirano - Como - Milan

Day
9

The highlight of your day is the journey on the Bernina Express train from St Moritz to Tirano, travelling through the breathtaking alpine scenery. Re-join the coach and enjoy a scenic drive through the magnificent landscapes surrounding Lake Como. Next, enjoy a visit to the city centre of Como before concluding your journey in Milan.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Milan

Day
10

Today, enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Milan taking all the main sights that this city has to offer, this afternoon, explore at leisure or take advantage of the multiple shopping opportunities Milan has to offer.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Milan - UK

Day
11

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to Milan airport for your return flight to the UK.

No meals included

Things to note

Tour hotels will be as specified or a similar standard.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Paris: Courtyard by Marriott Arcueil 
  • Luxembourg: Park Inn by Radisson 
  • Black Forest: Super 8 at Freiburg 
  • Kempten Area: Ferien at Fussen 
  • Lake Lucerne Ibis at Kriens 
  • St Mortiz: Baeren 
  • Milan: Starhotel Business 

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