France, United Kingdom and Belgium
An unforgettable tour to discover France, the UK, Belgium and The Netherlands. Paris, one of the most beautiful capitals in the world: the monumental splendor of Notre Dame neighborhood and the informalatmosphere of the coffees, the splendor of the museums, alongside the glitter of windows in shopping boulevard. Paris is a city not only to visit, but to live, to discover walking along the Seine and being captivated by the atmosphere of the golden palace of Versailles, living a waking dream. London, the non-stop business city, a tour to discover this beautiful city, from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey, Covent Garden to the Tower of London and Windsor Castle . Belgium, the country in the heart of Europe is revealed with its thousand faces: discreet elegance and cosmopolitan Brussels to the splendor of cities such as Bruges, where time seems to stand still in the middle ages. Not only Amsterdam with its charming maze of bridges and canals, The Netherlands has much to offer to its travelers: from the avant-garde architecture of Rotterdam, the largest port in Europe, to the local markets where thousands of flowers are sold. N entire world to discover.
PARIS, Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eifel – 4*
LONDON, Melia White Hwouse – 4*
BRUSSELS, Mercure Brussels Centre Midi – 4*
AMSTERDAM, Die Port Van Cleve – 4*
DAY 1: PARIS
Arrival at Paris airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending on flight times, take time to relax or explore the city at your leisure. Overnight in Paris.
DAY 2: PARIS
Following breakfast at the hotel we will begin a full day guided tour of the city visiting Ile de la Cite’, Notre Dame cathedral, Sorbonne and St-Germain-de-Pres. In the afternoon we continue the guided tour taking in Place Vendome, Place de la Concorde, exterior of Les Invalides, Eifel Tower, the beautiful Champs-Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe before returning to the hotel. You can choose to enjoy an optional dinner in a typical restaurant in Montmartre. Overnight in Paris.
DAY 3: PARIS - VERSAILLE - PARIS
Following breakfast, we will visit the sumptuous “chateau” of Versailles. You will spend the morning appreciating the fabulous State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and the Queen’s Apartment. The Grand Apartment, where Luis XIV held court, consists of 6 gilded salons, all of which are fine examples of baroque craftsmanship. The Queen’s Apartment includes the Queen’s bedroom where royal births took place in full view of the court. We will then return to Paris where you can enjoy the afternoon at your leisure or take an optional guided tour of the Louvre. It may no longer be the centre of French power, but the Louvre exerts its presence both as a grandiose palace within the city and a symbol of cultural Paris. It is arguably the most famous museum in the world, in fact it is many museums in one; a palace whose medieval origins were discovered during the Grand Louvre project, it encompasses architecture from every era. The main attractions are its paintings and sculptures, most of which are housed in the vast Denone wing. Here the Mona Lisa has a new home, in the Salle des Etats, it is complemented by 52 works on the Venetian Renaissance, including paintings by Titian and Tintoretto. In the evening choose to see an optional show at the well-known Moulin Rouge. Overnight in Paris.
DAY 4: PARIS - LONDON
Following breakfast, we will take our transfer to Paris station to board the Eurostar train to the capital of the United Kingdom, London. Paris and London are linked by this train that travels under the English Channel in a tunnel. Arriving at St. Pancras Ibternational station and transfer to our hotel. Afternoo at your leisure. Overnight in London.
DAY 5: LONDON
After breakfast we will begin our full day guided tour of London. We will visit Buckingham Palace, ofcial residence of the Royal family, Oxford Street, Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square and Big Ben, one of the most famous symbols of London. We will also visit the Tower of London, where the crown jewels have been kept since the 14th century and where it is now possible to visit the Medieval Palace. Enjoy free time for lunch. Overnight in London.
DAY 6: LONDON - WINDSOR - LONDON
Following breakfast, we will depart to Windsor for an half day tour. At the arrival we will meet our local guide to visit the castle. We will take a walk through the diferent rooms of this wonderful castle and have a panoramic view of the Windsor borough. After the visit return to London where we have free time for lunch and all the afternoon at leisure. Overnight in London. Optional: Ferry boat trip along the Thames River.
DAY 7: LONDON - BRUSSELS
Following breakfast, we will be transferred to St. Pancras International station to take the Eurostar train to Brussels. We will always experience another fast travel under the English Channel. Arriving at Brussels station and transfer to our hotel. Free afternoon to enjoy the city on your own. Overnight in Brussels.
DAY 8: BRUSSELS - BRUGE - BRUSSELS
Following breakfast, we will have a full day city tour of Brussels and Bruges with our local guide. In the morning we enjoy a panoramic tour of the Belgium Capital visiting the Grand Place, the little statue symbol of Mannekes Pis little town, Sablon quarter, Laeken park and the Royal Palace. Free time for lunch on your own and after drive to Bruges on the east coast of Belgium. At the arrival we will visit always with our local guide the historical town centre reach of little canals, the Love Lake. This city has been classified as the UNESCO heritage. Return to Brussels and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 9: BRUSSELS - ROTTERDAM - THE HAGUE - BRUSSELS
Following breakfast, we will start our travel with the coach to Amsterdam passing by Rotterdam and The Hague. Arriving in Rotterdam and enjoy a short city tour visiting the Erasmusbrug, futuristic steel bridge over the river Maas, the KNP tilted building designed by Renzo Piano, the curious Cube Houses and the largest port in Europe with its shipyards, docks and silos. Lunch at your leisure. In the afternoon short tour of The Hague, Government and legal capital of the world (the seat of the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court, and other international institutions). The city ofers us great examples of architecture, some of which are picturesque, as the medieval complex Binnenhof government building, majestic and imposing others, such as the palaces of Lange Voorhout. Finally arriving at Amsterdam hotel. Overnight.
DAY 10: AMSTERDAM
Following breakfast, we dedicate the morning to a guided tour of Amsterdam, for centuries the world’s largest commercial port, known as the “Venice of the North” because of the many canals and over 600 bridges that cross it. Our tour includes the famous Dam Square, the Begijnhof, the flower market on the Singel, the Tower of Montelbaan, the Waag and a diamond cutting factory. After lunch we enjoy the afternoon to an individual visit or participate in the optional boat ride along the canals, admiring masterpieces of five centuries of architecture and poetic views that have inspired countless artists. Overnight in Amsterdam.
DAY 11: AMSTERDAM - DEPARTURE
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Then depending on the flight departure time, visit the city on your own for shopping or sightseeing. Transfer from the hotel to the airport and return to your original departure city