(PORTUGAL) Lisbon :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.Welcome to Europe!!!. On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer
you to the hotel. You can enjoy free
time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time
can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area.
(PORTUGAL) Lisbon :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit Lisbon. Evening transfer.
In the morning we have a sightseeing tour with a local guide (note: explanations may be given by our guide if the group has fewer than twelve people) . We visit traditional neighbourhoods,
which take in the Belem district, the birthplace of the great Portuguese
navigators who sailed the oceans in the Fifteenth Century. We will look around
the Monument to the Discoveries, Belem Tower, and the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy an
afternoon at leisure to explore the city independently.
In the late afternoon, we transfer to
the Restauradores Square, a public square with restaurants and
cafes. We suggest you ride the Elevador Da Gloria funicular that takes you to
the viewpoint of San Pedro with beautiful views over Lisbon and the Bairro
Alto. Return to the hotel.
(PORTUGAL, ) Lisbon /Fatima /Madrid :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Fatima Shrine. Lunch included. Night transfer in Madrid.Today we travel to the north of Portugal and visit FATIMA, an important sanctuary (a pilgrimage site). We will continue on our way through the green lands of the centre, passing into Spain, and over grasslands we cross the North of Extremadura. Lunch included en route in a regional food restaurant . Continuing to MADRID, arriving at the end of the day. Then we include transportation to Plaza Mayor where you can enjoy at some typical taverns.
() Madrid :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Madrid city tour. Stroll through the Retiro Park. Visit to the
Plaza de Toros de las Ventas bullring. Night transfer.The morning starts with a comprehensive
tour through the centre of Madrid including Paseo del Prado, Cibeles,
Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor. We then visit to
Retiro Park, an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the
Glass Palace. A visit to Las Ventas Bullring (admission included) is next, this is one
of the most famous bullrings in the world where we will learn about the
tradition of 'corridas' in the Bullfighting Museum. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure.
sunset we provide a transfer to Plaza de Oriente, opposite the
Royal Palace, an elegant and bustling area with many restaurants serving
different cuisines such as local Spanish food, international, and Chinese. Enjoy
a pleasant dinner of your choice, then return to hotel together.
() Madrid /Zaragoza (saragossa) /Poblet /Barcelona :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Monastery of Poblet, rack train to
In the morning we leave for
Aragón over the lands of Castile. In ZARAGOZA we stop briefly to see the
Pilar Basilica. We continue to the Monastery of Poblet, surrounded by
its walls in a beautiful site that is one of the best-preserved medieval
monasteries in the world (entrance and guided tour included) . We then proceed to the Monastery of Montserrat where you will go up the mountain on a
rack train to see its fantastic scenery. Following this we will continue to
BARCELONA, arriving in the late- afternoon. Note: In the winter months, from November to March, due
to the shorter days, we will not visit the Monastery of Poblet in order to
reach Montserrat in the daylight.
() Barcelona :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Barelona. Night transfer to Olympic
In the morning we enjoy a city
tour, its Ramblas, the works of Gaudí, and memories of the Olympic Games.
The afternoon is leisure time. In the evening we include a transfer to
the Olympic Port, an area with numerous restaurants, nightlife and
entertainment to explore. Note: Sometimes accommodation on this day
may be in Girona. In this case, we will leave Barcelona at 18.00 to travel to
this beautiful city in the north of Catalonia.
(, FRANCE) Barcelona /Girona /Mirmande /Grenoble :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Girona, Provenzal region in France. Dinner included.
leave Barcelona heading to the North of Catalonia. Take a stroll in GIRONA
and enjoy its beautiful historic centre and the cathedral with its impressive
staircase. We cross the border into France and travel through Provence. We make
a stop in NIMES, which was an important city in the Roman Empire, where
concerts and bullfighting are still held in its ancient amphitheatre which is
almost 2000 years old. We will also see the PONT DU GARD, or Gard
Bridge, an impressive Roman aqueduct. In the late afternoon, we make a stop in MIRMANDE,
a magnificently well preserved 'Provencal' village, with great views over the
Rhône Valley. Last stop, our hotel, which is near to GRENOBLE. Now you
can enjoy your evening meal (included)!
(FRANCE, SWITZERLAND) Grenoble /Geneva /Gruyere /Gstaad :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Switzerland with Lakes and Mountains. Chocolate factory. Today
we travel to GENEVA, Switzerland. Our guide will take you to visit the
Palace of Nations (the headquarters of the United Nations in Europe), the
pretty English Garden with its clock made of flowers, and the Jet
d'Eau, the tallest fountain in Europe. After this we continue to CHILLON
CASTLE (entrance included), this medieval castle built in the waters of a lake. Moving on to
the picturesque walled village of GRUYERE, famous worldwide for its
cheese. Nearby are a few of the main chocolate factories in Switzerland (NESTLE
amongst them), we will visit the Cailler Chocolate Factory,
with tasting included! Travelling along small roads surrounded by mountainous
countryside and picturesque wooden villages, we will reach the pretty
little village of GSTAAD.
(SWITZERLAND) Gstaad /Grindelwald /Lucerne /Zurich :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Swiss Alpine
scenery with glaciers and mountains.
Grindelwald, cable car and lunch included. Lucerne.
journey takes us through beautiful high mountain scenery. We pass Interlaken
and go around its beautiful lake. We arrive in GRINDELWALD, time for a
coffee before taking the cable car up
the mountain, Grindelwald First. Walk around freely enjoying the stunning views, experience the bridge
into the void, an ideal place to be seduced by the Swiss Alpine scenery
surrounded by its glaciers and mountains. After lunch (included) we continue to
LUCERNE, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Continuing to ZURICH,
where there is time for a stroll in the centre before going to the hotel.
(SWITZERLAND, FRANCE) Zurich /Berne /Paris :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Explore Bern, the capital city of Switzerland. We will embark on a scenic journey to BERN, capital city
of the confederation built around a bend in the Aare River, with its medieval
architecture well preserved in the Old Town. Time to take a stroll. Next, we
journey back to France. Enjoy beautiful lake views on our trip to PARIS. We will arrive
in the evening. Note:
If you start or end your trip in Paris, we advise
you to book an extra day or two in this city. This way you will be able to
visit Disneyland Paris, Versailles and other places of interest.
(FRANCE) Paris :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour in Paris. Climb
to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Boat ride along the Seine. Evening transfer.
Today we take a guided tour to
discover the history, main boulevards and the breathtaking monuments of Paris.
We end the visit at the Eiffel Tower.
You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this
remarkable metal monument (ticket admission included) . End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris
from the south. Enjoy an afternoon of leisure to explore and relax! At sunset
enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter, a very picturesque historic area where a wide variety of
international cuisines await you. We will then return to hotel.
Note: Sometimes queues to climb the Eiffel Tower
are long. For organizational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be
made at a different time of the day (of Monday).
(FRANCE) Paris /Rouen :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Rouen historic
centre. We will start the day by going to the centre of
Paris, to the area of the Louvre Museum. Enjoy some leisure time to explore. If
you wish, we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and
best-known perfumeries in Paris. At
around 18.00 we will leave Paris for ROUEN, with its houses with
half-timbered walls, narrow streets and gothic churches. Accommodation in the city.
(FRANCE, ENGLAND) Rouen /Eperlecques /Canterbury /London :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS. Ferry crossing to United Kingdom. Stroll alongside
take a stroll in the centre of Rouen to admire its magnificent cathedral and
the ancient streets of the historic centre. After this we travel to the north
of France. Travelling by ferry, we will cross the English Channel to reach CANTERBURY, the religious capital of England with a very
attractive historic centre. Continuing to LONDON, arriving with time to explore, visit London Bridgeto see it lit up and admire the modern buildings. Time for dinner in
one of the many restaurants offering a variety of cuisines. After dinner,
return to the hotel.
(ENGLAND) London :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit London. Changing of the guard.
English Teatime. Evening transfer to Soho.
know LONDON on a locally guided tour featuring style, culture
and history. See the Houses of Parliament, the River Thames, the Tower of London
and Buckingham Palace, where we will be able to watch the famous 'Changing of
the Guard' (depending on the season). In the afternoon, at approximately 5pm,
after some free time, we invite all our passengers to a traditional afternoon tea. In the evening, take a walk
through Leicester Square, China Town and Soho, with a lively atmosphere, theatres and entertainment. Sit down
for dinner at your preferred restaurant. Return to the hotel.
(ENGLAND) London /Colchester /Ferry Colchester Volendam :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT: British Museum. Pleasant hill
scenery. Ferry crossing. After breakfast we will go to the British Museum, one of the oldest museums in the world. At lunch
time we transfer to Camden, a district famous for
having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London where we
can see relics from cultures all around the world. Enjoy some leisure time. At around 16.00 we will
leave for COLCHESTER, known as the most ancient city in England. Time for
a stroll. We will then board the ferry
in Harwich, taking a night voyage to Netherlands. Note: The ferry used has a limited number of cabins.
Sometimes we might change the itinerary, leaving London at 3 PM and take the Channel
Tunnel, and spend the night in Antwerp.
(ENGLAND, HOLLAND) Ferry Colchester Volendam /Volendam /Amsterdam :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Picturesque
typical village of Volendam. Visit to Amsterdam.
At around 08:00 in the morning we will reach Netherlands
(Hoek Van Holland), making a stop in VOLENDAM, a very picturesque
fishing village. After this, we travel to AMSTERDAM where we will enjoy
a panoramic visit of the city to
see its narrow canals, its official buildings and parks. We will also see the technique of diamond cutting. Time for dinner in Rembrandtplein, an area with many restaurants from
all corners of the world and near the red-light district with its liberal
values. Go to the hotel.
(HOLLAND, GERMANY) Amsterdam /Hamelin /Berlin :TODAY'S
HIGHLIGHTS: Visit the village that was made famous through the
Pied Piper of Hamelin children's story. We leave Amsterdam for Germany. En route, we
stop at HAMELIN, a picturesque German town. Here, many shops and streets remind us of
the town's legend: The Pied Piper of Hamelin,
written by The Brothers Grimm. We continue toward BERLIN, arriving at
the end of the afternoon.
(GERMANY) Berlin :TODAY'S
HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Berlin. We visit the Holocaust Memorial
and the Berlin Wall Museum.
Ease your way into the local
culture with a guided visit of Germany's incredible capital, Berlin. We shall
visit the historic centre, Museum Island, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gates
and the city's magnificent parks. We continue our visit by stopping at the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. This visit helps us to understand the difficult situation
the city experienced during the Twentieth Century. Time to explore the city.
Enjoy an evening in the lively area of Kantstrasse, a district that offers different types of ethnic
restaurants to dine in (Indian, Oriental, Italian, German, and so on).
(GERMANY) Berlin :After breakfast, end of our services.