(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. Evening 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 /Girona :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Barelona. Overnight in Girona. In the morning we enjoy a city
tour, its Ramblas, the works of Gaudí, and memories of the Olympic Games. Time at leisure. At the end of the afternoon we will go to the north of Catalonia. A stroll in GIRONA and its very beautiful historical centre. Its colourful houses stand out, as well as the old Jewish quarter and Cathedral.
(, FRANCE) Girona /Careers Of Light /Chambery :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT: Provenzal region in France. We leave for France, crossing Provence. We stop in ARLES, a small world heritage city where we will remember Van Gogh, and can see its Roman theatre and small Romanesque churches. Time for a stroll and lunch. We carry on and include admission to CARRIERES DE LUMIERE, an impressive show of art, image and sound underground, in former quarries. And at the end of the afternoon, a stop in LA GARDE ADHEMAR, a typical, magnificently conserved village of Provence, with great views of the Rhone valley. CHAMBERY, arrival and accommodation in the charming capital of Savoie, a medieval city with a beautiful old town and great castle.
(FRANCE, SWITZERLAND) Chambery /Geneva /Gruyeres /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 Coliseum (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: Boat on Venice's Canal.
Visit and admission to the St. 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 take the boat and cross the Giudecca to the Island of Venice. 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. Accommodation in the Mestre district.
(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: Alpine cable car. Salzburg, the city of Mozart. Fantastic scenery. Cruise on a lake.
in the morning, we include a cable car ride up to the high mountains that surround Kitzbuhel, with snow 9 months a year, fantastic scenery; in summer, those who wish may visit the 'alpine flower garden'. 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. 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: Cruise on the
Danube, city tour of Budapest, evening transfer.
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 boat tour along the river. 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 scenic tour of the
city. 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) Budapest :After breakfast, end of our services.