() Madrid :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Transfer to the hotel. Evening transport to the Gran Vía district.
Welcome to Madrid! Upon arriving
at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to your
hotel. Check the information boards in the hotel reception area for
details of the welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travellers. Towards
the end of the day, we provide transfers to the Egyptian Debod Temple,
Plaza de España and Gran Via; a vibrant district where you can dine at your
preferred restaurant: Indian, Chinese, Spanish and Middle Eastern are some of
the options available.
() 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 /Montserrat /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: Barcelona city tour. 'Spanish Village'
visit and evening transfers to Las Ramblas district.
we will explore Barcelona, an impressive city right on the Mediterranean Sea. Starting
with an informative city tour with a
local expert (note: If the group has fewer than fifteen people, explanations
can be given by our guide.) We also visit the city's historic central area with
its Gothic neighbourhood dating back to the Middle Ages. We will visit the
area where the Olympic Games took place. We will get the chance to see La
Sagrada Familia Basilica; the masterpiece designed by the architect Gaudí. Following
this, we include the entry ticket to visit 'Poble Espanyol' (meaning 'Spanish Village'). This open-air
architectural museum is situated in one of the most emblematic areas of
Barcelona. Enjoy Spanish craftsmanship and discover the architectural styles,
traditions and folklore of the different communities in Spain. Take some free
time to explore the city on your own. In the evening we provide transfers to Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya
area for dinner, where you can select from a great variety of restaurants.
Return to hotel.
(, FRANCE) Barcelona /Paris :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: We will travel on a high-speed train. Evening transfer to Montmartre in Paris. After breakfast we will transfer you to the train
station to catch the high-speed train to Paris. The train is comfortable and the
journey takes you through wonderful landscapes. The train journey takes 6 hours 30 minutes.
After arriving in Paris we will transfer to the hotel.
the evening, we will go to the Montmartre district. This
neighbourhood is known for its painters, artists, and its cabarets. Choose
from one of the many restaurants and sit down to a relaxing dinner. We ascend
to the top of the hill by cable car
to admire the spectacular views of Paris. After this we will return to hotel. Note: The guide will only travel on the
train if the group is over 15 passengers.
(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 (or 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 /English Channel /Canterbury /London :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS. Ferry crossing to United Kingdom. Stroll alongside Tower Bridge.
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 Tower Bridge to 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. 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). Afternoon at leisure. 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 the Netherlands. Note: The ferry used has a limited number of cabins.
Sometimes we might change the itinerary, leaving London at 15.00 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 the 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
(HOLLAND) Amsterdam :After breakfast, end of our services.