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16 Days
Availability :
Tour 1: Aug 01 - Aug 16, 2019
Tour 2: Oct 01 - Oct 16, 2019
Los Angeles Airport. If you prefer to depart from a different airport, please contact us for details and airfares
Amsterdam
The Netherlands – Germany – Austria
Italy – Belgium – France 2019

Amsterdam – The Hague – Bruges – Brussels – Cologne – Munich –Neuschwanstein Castle – Salzburg – Hallstatt – Swarovski Crystal Worlds – Venice – Verona – Lake Como – Bellagio Cruise – Milan – Paris

Tour 1: Aug 01, 2019  –  Aug 16, 2019      Price: $5,595  +  Tax  

Tour 2: Oct 01, 2019  –  Oct 16, 2019         Price: $5,595  +  Tax  

Inclusive of all airfares as described in the itinerary. The tour extends 16 days

Ponte Rialto and gondola at sunset in Venice, Italy

Itinerary

Day 01: Los Angeles - Amsterdam

Check-in at Los Angeles Airport. Depart for Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Day 02: Amsterdam

Check in at your hotel. Enjoy a delicious local dinner tonight. Take a stroll in the old town and Red Light District. (D)

Day 03: The Hague - Amsterdam

The Hague, former capital of the Netherlands, passing such famous sites as the Houses of Parliament, Peace Palace and the Binnenhof. Continue to Kinderdijk. a UNESCO Heritage site.

Return to Amsterdam to visit to the Reijksmuseum (renowned for its Dutch Masters, particularly Rembrandt’s “Night Watch”). After your tour, embark on a canal cruise. These boats are ready to take you on a tour of this beautiful and unique city. Amsterdam’s canals have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status and we will show you why. (B/D)

Day 04: Bruges - Brussels

Venture to Bruges, a UNESCO Heritage, known as the “Venice of the North” with its picturesque canals.

Arrive in Brussels in the late afternoon. After dinner, take a stroll in the old town and take pictures in front of The Royal Palace of Brussels, deemed by Napoleon as the most beautiful palace in the world. (B/D)

Day 05: Brussels - Cologne

Take a guided tour of the highlights of Brussels, including the Grand Place (surrounded by the Hotel de Ville, Maison du Roi and Maisons des corporations), Manneken Pis, Atomium, Eglise Notre Dame, and entrance to the Musée Instrumental du Conservatoire de Musique.

Venture to Cologne, Germany. Visit the Cologne Cathedral, Cologne Old Town. Spend this afternoon at your leisure. (B/D)

Day 06: Munich

Transfer to Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria, Germany and is the capital of the world-famous Oktoberfest. A booze with dark beer and Schweinshaxe, or tender and juicy pork knuckle, is a must-try while visiting Munich. (B/D)

Day 07: Neuschwanstein Castle

Today we’ll visit the Neuschwanstein castle that King Ludwig II built in order to hide away from the public. The castle was built on a rugged hill above the Hohenschwangau village, and influenced by the Romanesque Revival style. It was nominated as one of the New Seven Wonders of the world. This castle is so famous that it served as the inspiration for the Sleeping Beauty Castle’s design at Disneyland. (B/D)

Day 08: Salzburg

Transfer to Salzburg for a guided tour including the Mozart Birthplace. Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace, is a delight from the first sight of the outline of the Hohensalzburg Fortress, the symbol of the power of the prince-archbishops. The city’s picturesque streets with their wrought-iron signs, its spacious squares with sculptured fountains and the noble architecture of its buildings inspired by bishops with a passion for construction, leave memories which linger for years.

Continue to Hallstatt, a town in the North of Austria which is listed as one of the top 10 beautiful old towns in the world. The town has a 7000-year history. (B/D)

Day 09: Swarovski Crystal World

Visit the Swarovski Crystal World located in the city of Watten.
Transfer to Venice. Tonight you will enjoy an Italian dinner at the hotel. (B/D)

Day 10: Venice

Wake up this morning in Venice. Venice is eternally preoccupied with the contemplation of its own beauty. Founded on marshes, it rose to dominate the Adriatic and hold the gorgeous East in fee. A visit to Venice will fill your soul. Transfer to the main island of San Marco via a private boat. A morning walking tour includes St. Mark’s Square, with entrance to the incredibly rich Basilica of St. Mark. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in Venice for some shopping. Dinner in a typical Italian restaurant before returning with private boat to your hotel. (B/D)

Day 11: Verona - Lake Como

Transfer to Verona. Visit the most poetic, yet romantic place in Europe where you can take a walk on the ancient cobbled streets. Make a stop at Juliet’s House, which features the balcony where Romeo promised his beloved Juliet eternal love in Shakespeare’s famous tragedy.

In the late afternoon, we’ll arrive at Lake Como, the most famous of the Italian Lakes. We will spend 3 nights at a hotel by the lake, and dinner will be served at where you can have a nice panoramic view. After dinner, if time allows, you can walk and take photos at leisure. (B/D)

Day 12: Milan

Transfer to the city of Milan. Milan (called Milano in Italian) is one of the most economically developed cities in Europe. It is also known as a mecca of lifestyle, art, and design of the world and also houses the Alfa Romeo Museum. All these values are contained in this modern, yet bustling city.

Visit the Gothic Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano), the symbol of Milan. It is decidedly the most impressive structure in Milan as it is the largest church in Italy and took nearly six centuries to complete.

Our next stop is La Scala opera house. (B/D)

Day 13: Bellagio

Embark on a Bellagio Water Limousine to behold the spectacular beauty of the surroundings. Lake Como is listed in the top 10 beautiful lakes in the world. It has absolutely stunning views of the majestic mountains with their deep valleys running through them. The clear lake water is mesmerizing and varies in color from light green to dark green/blue. On the rare occasion when the lake is still, it mirrors the magnificent scenery that surrounds it. The towns and villages along the lakes shores are very picturesque and each one of them feels like it could be home to any number of celebrities. (B/D)

Day 14: Paris

Transfer to Milan Airport for your flight to Paris. Upon your arrival in Paris, meet a local guide and enjoy a panoramic tour. If time allows, we will enjoy a Bateaux Mouche cruise before transferring to your hotel for dinner.

If you still have some energy, hop on a coach for an illumination tour of Paris. Overnight at your hotel. (B/D)

Day 15: Paris

All day in Paris to fully embrace the richness in culture, art, and history of the city. Explore Paris from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Visit Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris (Sacré-Coeur Basilica).

Enjoy a French dinner as the last night of our Dreams of Europe trip. (B/D)

Day 16: Paris - Los Angeles

Depart from Paris for Los Angeles. (B)

Notes

Departure & Return

  • Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
  • If you prefer to depart from a different airport, please contact us for details and airfares

Tour Includes

  • Roundtrip international flights: LAX – Amsterdam & Paris – LAX
  • Flight from Milan – Paris
  • Daily meals (Breakfast & Dinner)
  • Deluxe coach between cities
  • International health & luggage insurance
  • 4-5-star hotels located downtown
  • Visiting the Rijksmuseum
  • A canal cruise through Amsterdam’s UNESCO protected waterways
  • Visit Bruges, Belgium, affectionately known as “Venice of the North”
  • Visit the Neuschwanstein Castle, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
  • A feast with German pork knuckle and dark beer
  • Visit Mozart’s Birthplace in Salzburg, Austria
  • Private boat to the main island of San Marco, Venice
  • Visit Saint Mark’s Basilica, Venice
  • Gondola experience on the canals of Venice
  • A Bellagio cruise on Lake Como
  • Visit the Museo Teatrale alla Scala, a theatrical museum and library in Milan
  • An evening cruise on the Seine and watch the Eiffel Tower lit up by night
  • Elevator to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Visit Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Sacré-Cœur) located in Montmartre, Paris

Terms & Agreements

  • A deposit of $300 per person is required
  • The final payment is due 45 days prior to departure
  • A full payment is required in booking within 45 days prior to departure
  • Tour fare does not include: Gratuity to driver & tour guide, Porterage at hotel & Personal expense
  • Tour participants are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months before the return date 
  • It is the responsibility of the tour participants to submit valid and proper travel documentation. Non-U.S. citizens should check for visa requirements
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