Six Countries, Venice & Paris

  • 8 Days

  • Central and Eastern Europe

Experience the charms of Venice and the vibrancy of Paris on this tour across six of Europe's most inspiring and unique countries.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

Accommodation
Individual audio system
Ferry Crossing
6 Meals
Porterage
Services of a tour director
Single share option
Transfers
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

of 8 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 2nd January 2019

Meals included: 7 breakfasts, 4 dinners

Overview

Experience the charms of Venice and the vibrancy of Paris on this tour across six of Europe's most inspiring and unique countries.

At a glance

  • Rhine River Tyrolean Alps: Scenic Drive
  • Brenner Pass: Scenic Drive
  • Venice: Canal Boat Ride
  • Verona: Visit Juliet's Balcony
  • Paris: City Tour
  • Lucerne Romantic Road: Scenic Drive
  • Rothenburg

Day 1

UK - Eurostar - Brussels

Travel to Brussels by Eurostar where you will be met by your tour director and enjoy a scenic drive through Brussels to see it's main attractions before arriving at your hotel for the evening.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Brussels - Rhine cruise - Frankfurt area

Journey into Germany today, and the highlight will be an included  scenic Rhine river cruise past hilltop castles, quaint wine villages, terraced vineyards and the Lorelei Rock, before heading to the Frankfurt area for one night. 

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Frankfurt area - Romantic Road - Innsbruck

Journey along the beautiful 'Romantic Road' to Rothenburg, set overlooking four ox-bow bends in the Tauber River and an unspoilt haven of cobbled streets, ancient houses and 16th century towers and ramparts. Later, travel amidst the farmlands of Bavaria, across the Danube River and through the grand alpine scenery of the Tyrolean Alps to Innsbruck.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Innsbruck - Brenner Pass - Venice area

Venture into Italy by way of the majestic Europa Bridge and take a scenic drive along the lowest route across the Alps: the Brenner Pass. Reaching Venice, enjoy a city orientation including a canal boat ride and a visit to a typical Venetian glass blowing workshop. Overnight in the Venice area.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Venice area - Verona - Lucerne area

This morning stop in Verona to see the city center including the legendary balcony of Juliet before heading through a landscape of vineyards and farmlands to the Swiss border. Travel through the St Gotthard tunnel and enjoy the breath-taking lakes & mountains of Lucerne.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Lucerne area - Dijon

Experience one of Switzerland's finest cities this morning. Nestled amidst the snow-capped Alps, Lucerne's sparkling lake is fed by the clear mountain waters of the River Reuss. Admire highlights such as the impressive city walls, the ornate patrician houses and the famed Lion Monument or perhaps join the optional trip to Mount Stanserhorn. This afternoon, journey into France and spend one night in the charming town of Dijon, set on the banks of the River Daubs.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Dijon - Paris

Reaching Paris this afternoon, explore this fascinating city with a local guide and see some of the best-known sights such as the Eiffel Tower, l'Arc de Triomphe, La Sorbonne, the Opéra and the Champs Elysées. This evening why not join an optional excursion? Overnight in Paris.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Paris - UK

Say farewell to Paris and head to the railway station for your Eurostar service journey back to the UK.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Brussels: Ramada La Woluwe 
  • Frankfurt: Mercure at Friedrichsdorf
  • Innsbruck: Bonalpina at IGLS 
  • Venice area: Poppi at Mira or Mercure at Marghera 
  • Lake Lucerene: Ibis at Kriens 
  • Dijon: Ibis Dijon Centre 
  • Paris: Timhotel Berthier or Courtyard Arcueil

Notes

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