Meet and greet your guide and travel companions in the lobby of the hotel. We explore the easygoing city of Amsterdam, which has a unique charm and relaxed attitude. We see the Dam, the National Museum and Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank Museum, Begijnhof, the notorious Red District, the Flower market, and the beautiful bridges and towers. In the afternoon we visit the Coster Diamonds, where we learn about the secrets of this profession, and see some more or less expensive specimens. We finish the day with unforgettable scenic canal cruise. Overnight.
The Heart of Europe
- Sightseeing tour
- Cultural tour
- Seasonal tour
- Tailor made / Customized tour
- Vip tour
This tour offers spectacular scenery and European history. This is an ideal choice for travellers who desire an introduction to the Old World at a great value. You will visit Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, and Netherlands on this 15-day tour that will show you the best that Europe has to offer.
Type of tour: Sightseeing tour
Duration: 15 days
Departure and time: On request
Best time for tour: All year
Number of persons: 2-8 persons
- Cruising along canals in Amsterdam
- Hidden architectural treasures of Brussels
- Most romantic city in the world - Paris
- Basel – a city for art-lovers
- Sophisticated city of Geneva
- Picturesque town of Interlaken
- Lucerne – one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland
- Visit the magnificent Rhine Falls
- Innsbruck- colourful city nestled in the Alps
- Visit the birthplace of W. A. Mozart – city of Salzburg
- Magnificent city of Vienna with its top attractions as St. Stephen's Cathedral, Hofburg Palace, and Graben Street
- Munich – a city where traditional and modern sit side by side like few places on earth
Breakfast. Free time for individual sightseeing (there are magnificent museums and many more) and shopping.
AMSTERDAM – ANTWERP – BRUSSELS
Breakfast. We drive to Antwerp, which used to be more important than Amsterdam, however after the War of Religion, the city's economy and population declined dramatically, while rival Amsterdam experienced massive growth. We visit the Rubens Museum and the sights around the Cathedral, the City Hall and the Scheldt River. We continue towards Brussels. We see the beautiful old town with the famous Grand Place, Town Hall and Burgher's House, and little side streets with restaurants and the Manneken Pis statue. The Brussels Royal Palace on the hill is surrounded by parks and palaces, and is located near modern official buildings of the European Union. Overnight in Brussels.
Suggestion: Visit of one of the numerous chocolate factories and enjoy tasting of famous Belgian pralines.
BRUSSELS – PARIS
After breakfast, we continue our journey to France. In the afternoon, we arrive to Paris and take a panoramic tour of the city, where we see: La Defense, Arc de Triomphe – Champs Elysees, Place de la Concorde, Chaillot Palace, Garnier Palace (opera house), Palace de Luxembourg, Eiffel Tower, Pantheon and other attractions. Accommodation and overnight.
Breakfast. We take a cruise on the spectacular Seine River and also give you the opportunity to go up the Eiffel Tower to have a panoramic view of this wonderful city. We drive to see the Montmartre with the Sacre Coeur, Place du Tertre and Moulin Rouge. Then we head to the Ille de la Cite and see the world famous Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy some free time for shopping on the banks of the Seine. Overnight.
Suggestion: Visit of the famous Lido Paris Cabaret show
Breakfast. Entire day at leisure for individual sightseeing of museums and shopping or for visit of the famous Disneyland Paris Theme Park (at extra cost), where a day of excitement for the entire family awaits you. Meet all of your favourite Disney characters, see the amazing show “Honey, I shrunk the audience” and ride the hair-raising “Space Mountain” roller coaster. Return to hotel and overnight.
Suggestion: Visit of Disneyland Paris Theme Park or visit of museums (Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Musée Rodin, Musée de L'Armée, Centre Pompidou, Panthéon etc.)
PARIS – REIMS – BASEL
After breakfast, we continue towards Switzerland and make the first stop in Reims. The city is very well- known for its wonderful Notre-Dame Cathedral of Reims. Reims is one of the three cities of the Champagne Triangle. In the afternoon, we arrive to Basel, a historic and modern trade and cultural centre on the important position close to Germany and France lies on the river Rhine. Accommodation and overnight.
BASEL – CHOCOLATE FACTORY – GENEVA
After breakfast, we drive towards Geneva. We make a stop along the way in the chocolate factory “Maison Cailler” in Broc. We take a scenic drive along the shores of the Lake Geneva and continue to Geneva. The city is known as the founder of the Red Cross, the host of League of Nations, which was the predecessor of the United Nations, and still hosts eminent organizations, like the WHO – World Health Organization. The main sights are the Flower Clock and the Jet d’Eau water jet. Accommodation and overnight.
GENEVA – INTERLAKEN – LUCERNE
After breakfast, we continue our journey in the beautiful Swiss alpine region and head to the picturesque town of Interlaken, the scene of many “Bollywood” movies, where you have some time to browse the shops for souvenirs. From there, a short drive brings us to Lauterbrunnen, where we board the train for the scenic journey to Jungfraujoch (at additional cost) – Top of Europe, the highest railway station in Europe at 3,454 metres (in case of favourable weather conditions). Visit the Ice Palace with ice sculptures or enjoy the panoramic views from the Sphinx Terrace. In the afternoon, we return to the valley and continue to one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland – Lucerne. We take a panoramic tour of the city at the Lucerne Lake, birthplace of famous German composer, conductor, and theatre director Richard Wagner. Accommodation and overnight.
Suggestion: Train ride to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe
LUCERNE – ZURICH – SCHAFFHAUSEN – INNSBRUCK
Breakfast. We continue to Zürich, the bank capital and the biggest city in the country. The main sights are between Bahnhofstrasse, the main shopping avenue, and the Limmat River, along the shores of where are located the Grossmünster and other historic buildings. Our next stop is Schaffhausen on Rhine, a pretty town close to the Rhine Falls, where you have time to go on a boat and get closer to the falls. We will see some more interesting sights along the Lake Constance (Bodensee). We continue our journey to Austria, into the Alpine region of Tyrol. Tyrol is mainly associated with skiing and mountaineering, however its capital Innsbruck has some notable connections with one of the greatest dynasties of Europe – the Habsburgs. Accommodation and overnight.
INSBRUCK – SALZBURG – VIENNA
After breakfast, we see some interesting sights like the golden roof and the life size statues of the Habsburg princes and kings in the Emperor Maximilian’s resting place. We continue our journey to Salzburg – the birthplace of the famous composer Mozart. We stroll around this beautiful town and its majestic castle Hohesalzburg, visit the Mozart's House, the Old Marketplace, the Mirabell Park and take a walk on the banks of the river Salzach. We end this day in the capital of Austria – Vienna. Panoramic tour will include the Schönbrunn Palace and other sights inside the Ring, like the Cathedral of St. Stephen’s and the Hof. Accommodation and overnight.
Suggestion: Taste of famous Mozartkugeln
After breakfast, we take a circular tour of the city of Vienna and pass the Vienna Opera House, the Art History Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Parliament Building, the University of Vienna, the Vienna City Hall, the Stock Exchange etc. Then we take a walk and go from Hofburg to the Cathedral of St. Stephen. Free time for individual sightseeing and shopping. Overnight in Vienna.
Suggestion: Taste of “Wiener Schnitzl” and Sacher cake
VIENNA – MUNICH
Breakfast. Departure to Munich, the capital of the largest federal state in Germany, Bavaria, where we see the city sights around the new Town Hall: Marienplatz, St. Michael’s Church – the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps, Cathedral of Our Dear Lady, landmark and the city’s largest church. You can also climb the steps of the towers – the view of Munich's cityscape and the Bavarian Alps is breathtaking. We take a stroll between Karlsplatz and Marienplatz. We visit Deutsches Museum, located on a small island in the Isar river that runs through the city centre of Munich. This is one of the oldest and largest science and technology museums in the world and boasts an impressive collection of historic artefacts. You can see the first electric dynamo, the first car, and the laboratory bench where the atom was first split. Other highlights of the museum include exhibitions on astronomy, transportation, mining, printing, and photography. Accommodation and overnight.
Suggestion: Bavarian dinner with a glass of beer in a local restaurant
MUNICH – FRANKFURT
Breakfast. Free time for individual sightseeing and shopping. In the afternoon, we arrive to Frankfurt. The city is situated on the Main River, and is the financial and transportation centre of Germany, and the largest financial centre in continental Europe. Panoramic tour includes the Römer and Römerberg, the Imperial Cathedral, St. Paul’s Church and the Old Opera House, the Goethe House and Museum, the Frankfurter Judengasse, the Holocaust Memorial and the Old Frankfurt Jewish Cemetery. Accommodation and overnight.
After breakfast, we meet in the lobby to say farewell to our new friends and travel companions and take the last group photo in memory of the unforgettable moments. Check-out.
- Professional English-speaking (other languages on request) guide/driver
- Transport by comfortable car/van
- Parking fees, tolls and fuel
- 14 x accommodation with breakfast in twin / double room in 4* hotels as per program
- Entrance fees: Coster Diamonds, Rubens Museum, Chocolate Factory, Mozart’s House, Schönbrunn Palace, Deutsches Museum
- Canal Cruise in Amsterdam
- Seine River Cruise
- Tourist taxes
- Single supplement
- Other entrance fees and visits
- Beverages and other meals
- Personal expenses