(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, ITALY) Zurich /Burglen /Lugano /Morcote /Milan :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: We will know the town of
William Tell. Pictoresque villages as Morcote. Shores of Como.
In the morning we will travel to BURGLEN, the tiny village
where William Tell was
born, we will visit the chapel of the XVI century with paintings illustrating
his life. Afterwards continue to the enchanting little town of MORCOTE,
with its houses made of stone and covered with flowers. Next, we enter Italy
and make a stop in Como, on the shores of a lake. The city highlights a Gothic
Cathedral. On to MILAN, where our guide will take you to the impressive
Duomo Square. Time for dinner at one of the restaurants offering a wide range
of international cuisines. After dinner, transfer back to the hotel.
(ITALY) Milan /Pisa /Rome :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Coast of Liguria, Leaning Tower of Pisa.Today we
continue our journey towards PISA. On a little tourist train we will travel to
the Piazza Dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), where there will be time to
admire one of the most alluring and beautiful art complexes in Italy, including
the well known Leaning Tower of Pisa. Then, we continue to Rome, arriving at
the end of the afternoon.
(ITALY) Rome :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum and Vatican City. Evening transfer.In the morning, we will have a tour
of the city, which will be a
great introduction to 'The Eternal city'. We enter the tiny state of the
Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world.
You will be able to visit St. Peter's Basilica. We will also enter the Roman Colosseum (admission price included), the
principal symbol of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and
will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the
In the evening we will transfer you to the Via Cavour area, where you will find many international
restaurants to enjoy your dinner at. After dinner return to the hotel.
(ITALY) Rome /Florence :TODAY'S HIGLIGHTS: Tour with a local expert from Florence.
View from Piazzale Michelangelo.
Today we will leave Rome, heading north.
This route has beautiful landscapes. Arriving in FLORENCE, we head
straight to the impressive Piazzale Michelangelo. In the evening we take
a tour with a local expert, walking
through the historic centre, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the
Duomo, and Plaza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Enjoy
some leisure time to explore.
In the evening you will have time for dinner, as,
in this district you can find many restaurants serving international cuisine.
(ITALY) Florence /Venice :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Vaporetto boat on Venice's Grand Canal.
Visit and admission to the Sat. Mark's Basilica. Admire the technique of
crafting Murano Glass.
Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine
Mountains. We will arrive in VENICE and board a Vaporetto to travel
around on the canals in the historic centre. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous St. Mark's Square and enter
the Basilica (entrance included). Afterwards, we will
visit the Murano Glass Factory. It is fascinating to see the technique of how this ancient glass is made. Enjoy some time at leisure to explore.
In the late afternoon, you will have the chance
to get dinner in the Mestre area, where you can choose from many restaurants.
(ITALY, AUSTRIA) Venice /Innsbruck /Kitzbuhel :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Breathtaking landscapes. Dinner included. We will depart from Venice, travelling to Austria!. Arrival to INNSBRUCK, time to stroll in the historic centre and have lunch. After this, we travel along a very pretty scenic road between the mountains to KITZBÜHEL ' Arrival and time to see this picturesque little village, a famous ski resort where we can enjoy the snow for a large part of the year! Free time. Dinner included(vegetarian option possible). Note: In case of few travellers on the trip, the journey from Venice to Innsbruck may be done by a train.
(AUSTRIA) Kitzbuhel /Salzburg /Vienna :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS:
Salzburg, the city of Mozart. Fantastic scenery. Cruise on a lake.
in the morning, we will continue to explore Austria, traveling between the
mountains, and arriving in SALZBURG. Our guide will accompany us through
the beautiful streets of this city's historic centre, declared a World Heritage
site. We make our way between lakes and mountains in the next stage through the
Alps. Our next stop is in ST. WOLFGANG, a famous place of
pilgrimage in Austria. We continue to TRAUNKIRCHEN with its beautiful
Traunsee Lake, where we take a cruise to see four castles,
disembarking in GMUNDEN. After this we continue to VIENNA, arriving
in the late afternoon.
(AUSTRIA) Vienna :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Vienna city
tour. Gardens of the immense Schönbrunn Palace.
we take a scenic visit
around this impressive city with a local
expert. Here we experience its majestic avenues, its palaces and the vibrant
city centre. Then we head directly to Schönbrunn Palace, where visitors can
stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. After
lunch, enjoy an afternoon of leisure in the city centre. In the evening we will go to the City Hall Square to enjoy the
nightlife in the neighbouring streets. Here you will get the opportunity to
(AUSTRIA, HUNGARY) Vienna /Budapest :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of
Budapest, cruise on the Danube included.
We have an approximately three-hour journey to BUDAPEST,
Hungary. Arriving at around 11:30, we will discover Budapest (known as the 'Queen of the Danube') on a scenic tour of the city. Budapest is
divided by the Danube River, with historic Buda on one side and cosmopolitan
Pest on the opposite side. Time for lunch, followed by a boat tour along the
river. After the tour enjoy some leisure time. At the end of the day we
finish in the lively area of Vaci Utca, where there are lots of opportunities
to take your dinner.
(HUNGARY, SLOVAKIA, CZECH REPUBLIC) Budapest /Bratislava /Prague :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS. Time to explore Bratislava. Czech landscapes. Evening transfer in Prague.We will leave Budapest for BRATISLAVA, the
capital of Slovakia and a city alongside the Danube. With an attractive
historic centre, take time to see the city and enjoy lunch. After lunch we will
continue our journey to the Czech Republic, PRAGUE. Arriving in the evening, we will make our way to the Old Town Square. This central location provides a great introduction to Prague, full of energy and touristic activities. You can take your dinner at one of the restaurants offering international cuisines, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to hotel.
(CZECH REPUBLIC) Prague :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Prague. Visit to Castle. Boat
tour along the river.
Today we will visit the capital, Prague, the Baroque jewel
of Europe. Our local expert will provide an informative city tour, which
will include outstanding monuments. During the visit we walk through Prague Castle (admission included). Subsequently, we shall
take a boat tour on the Vltava River.
In the afternoon enjoy some free time to explore the city. In the evening, we
will enjoy more time in the historic city centre and there will be an
opportunity for you to take dinner. Return to hotel.
(CZECH REPUBLIC, GERMANY) Prague /Lauf /Wurzburg /Frankfurt :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Bavarian Germany. We leave for Germany. In the region of Bavaria, we will see LAUF AN DER
PEGNITZ, a picturesque
little village which stands out because of its busy Market Square and Castle.
After this we will carry on to WURZBURG, with time for lunch and to see this Bavarian city on the banks
of the Maine River, a former bishopric centre and now a very busy
university city. Our journey continues to FRANKFURT. Explore the historic city and choose one of the many
international restaurants. Go to the hotel.
(GERMANY, HOLLAND) Frankfurt /Cruise On The River Rhine /Cologne (köln) /Amsterdam :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Rhine cruise included.
we will take a small Cruise on the Rhine, between the villages of RUDESHEIM
ST. GOAR, undoubtedly the river's most picturesque section.
After this we will travel to COLOGNE, a city which stands out for its
immense gothic cathedral. Then on to the Netherlands. Arriving
to AMSTERDAM in the late afternoon.
(HOLLAND) Amsterdam :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS:
village of Volendam. Boat on the IJsselmeer
lake. City tour of Amsterdam.
we have a very exciting day in the Netherlands. We will go to Zaanse Schans with its mills, canals
and its typical houses. Next VOLENDAM, a very picturesque fishing
village. A short
boat trip from Volendam, will take us to MARKEN (an island that
was joined to the mainland by a fixed dike), where the houses there are built
on stilts. 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. A large part of the visit will be done on foot,
the information will be given through headphones. 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.