Discovering the Old Continent through its spectacular beauty, its rich histor y, its impressive architecture, its extraordinar y contrasts, its culinar y variation.
1° Day: WELCOME IN LONDON
London houses some of the best museums and galleries of the world. Arrival at London airport and transfer by private bus to your Hotel. The rest of the day is at your disposal.
2° Day: LONDON, THE EXCITING CITY
Breakfast and meeting with the local guide for a full day panoramic citytour. You can admire Westminster, The House of Parliament, Trafalgar Square with its fountains, the glorious National Gallery, Piccadilly Circus, where you can take pictures or do shopping, Buckingham Palace with its famous guards. London is not only a city with historical proofs but is an alive metropolis, that let you become aware of the contemporary time.
3° Day: LONDON-PARIS
After breakfast transfer to the railway station to board the High Speed Eurostar to Paris. At arrival starting to explore this magnificent city by a panoramic bus tour, later dinner cruise in the Seine.
4° Day: PARIS, THE CITY OF LIGHT
Breakfast and meeting with a local guide for a full day guided tour: starting from l’Ile de la Cité with the wonderful gothic Cathedral of Notre Dame, then is the turn of Tour Eiffel, icon of Paris, of France and emblem of the industrial epoch. At the end Montmartre quarter, the centre of bohemienne life during the Belle Epoque, whose hill is dominated by Sacre Coeur Basilica. Dinner with musical entertainment.
5° Day: PARIS-BRUXELLES
After breakfast departure to the belgian capital Bruxelles. Arrival and meeting with the local guide and panoramic tour of this city with its wonderful Square “Grand Place”.
6° Day: BRUXELLES-AMSTERDAM
After breakfast departure to the dutch capital Amsterdam. Arrival and meeting wit the local guide for a panoramic citytour. Amsterdam is rich of art and design, here little streets cross romantic canals. You can admire the original houses with sloping facades, the open wide Dam Square, the deeply impressive Anna Frank House.
7° Day: AMSTERDAM-BERLIN
Breakfast and all day transfer to Germany and its capital, Berlin.
8° Day: BERLIN, IMPOSSIBLE TO GET BORED
After breakfast meeting with a local guide for a full day citytour: starting from the Brandeburg Gate, emblem of the division between east and ovest, you go on admiring the Duomo, the Reichtstag, the Potsdamer Platz where sparkling new buildings are mixed with the ruins of the wall. Next you visit Ku’damm, the famous street of shopping with the Kadewe center and the Gedächtsniskirche, the church that after being bombed has been left so
damaged in order not to forget the horror of the war. Then is the turn of the eastern side of the city: Alexanderplaz with its sovietic appearance and a lot of attractions, among these the Television Tower.
9° Day: BERLIN-DRESDEN-PRAGUE
After breakfast departure to the Czech Republic with stop over in another beautiful german city: Dresden, the pearl of Barock on the river Elbe. You will enjoy the city centre with the enormous Cathedral. After the visits departure again to Prague and arrival in the late afternoon.
10° Day: PRAGUE, THE MAGICAL CITY
Breakfast and meeting with the local guide for a full day guided tour of Prague: the visit begins with the 1,000 year-old Prague Castle, from where you can enjoy the amazing views over the historic centre. In the Old Town Square you can be delighted by the ancient Astronomical Clock glockenspiel and walking on the Charles Bridge you can meet painters
and artists, who eternalize this romantic scene. In the afternoon discovering of shopping quarter, jewish quarter and at the end Wenceslas Square.
11° Day: PRAGUE-VIENNA
After breakfast you can still explore central Bohemia. Stop at the beautiful and romantic Castle of Konopiste, used several time as movie setting. In the early afternoon departure to Vienna and arrival in the capital of Habsburghs.
12° Day: VIENNA, THE HABSBURG CAPITAL
After breakfast meeting wit the local guide for all day time discovering the regal grandeur of Vienna. Driving around the famous Ring Road, this large boulevard, built along the lines of the old city walls, shows many of the capital’s architectural masterpieces, like the Opera House, Hofburg and St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the most important gothic monument in Aus-
tria. In the afternoon visit of the famous Maria Theresa’s Schoenbrunn Palace and formal gardens.
13° Day: VIENNA-GRAZ-MESTRE
After breakfast departure to Italy with a last stop over in Austria: Graz. This city is a mix between historical buildings and museums, and design and avantguard architecture. In the early afternoon driving in direction Italy.
14° Day: VENICE, MIRACLE ON WATER
After breakfast you drive to Tronchetto and take the ferry to Venice: you are in St. Mark’s Square. You can admire the Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and Bridge of Sighs. Visit of a Venetian Art centre to learn about hand-crafted glass. At the end back by ferry and bus to the hotel.
15° Day: MESTRE-PADUA-VERONA
After breakfast driving to Padua, stop for a visit. In this city there are: historical athmosphere thanks to its ancient Palaces, spirituality, thanks to its many churches and modernity thanks to the University. Next you go to Verona, the legendary home of Romeo and Juliet, whre you can admire the well preserved Juliet Balcony and the romanic Arena.
16° Day: GARDA LAKE, GOAL OF ARTISTS AND POETS
After breakfast departure for a Garda Lake tour, you visit Sirmione, the pearl of Garda for the harmony of its houses and the beauty of the landscape and Lazise that has the most beatiful promenade along the lake, the little harbour and the pictoresque Square.
17° Day: VERONA-PISA-FLORENCE
Breakfast and departure to Pisa, famous for the leaning Tower and the Square of Miracles. Free time to enjoy this city and in the early afternoon transfer to Florence, the capital of Renessaince.
18° Day: FLORENCE, BIRTHPLACE OF RENAISSANCE
Breakfast and meeting with local guide. The visit starts with Duomo or Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the baptistery and bell tower, piazza della Signoria (open air museum), exterior of the famous Uffizi Gallery and Ponte Vecchio the old bridge. In the afternoon departure to Rome.
19° Day: ROME, THE ETERNAL CITY
Breakfast and meeting with your local guide and enjoy the very best of the city’s highlights including a tour at the Vatican Museums, culminating beneath Michelangelo’s famous ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. The visit goes on admiring the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica. In the afternoon you will see the spectacular Trevi Fountain, don’t forget to throw a coin in the beautiful fountain as you are guaranteed to return to Rome if you do; Navona Square, Spain Steps and the Pantheon.
20° Day: ARRIVEDERCI ROMA
Bid farewell to Italy. Departure transfer to Fiumicino Airport.
Min. 20 Pax from Euro 1.966,00
Min. 30 Pax from Euro 1.631,00
Min. 40 Pax from Euro 1.526,00
Single supplement from Euro 515,00
- Arrangement in Hotel 3/4 stars with buffet breakfast – Bus at disposal during the tour taxes and driver included (FB service and arrangement in single room) – FD guide in London – High speed Eurostar train ticket from London to Paris – FD guide in Paris – Elevator ticket to Tour Eiffel at second floor – Dinner with musical entartainment in Montmartre area - HD guide in Bruxelles – HD guide in Amsterdam – FD guide in Berlin – HD guide in Dresden – FD guide in Prague - Entrance ticket to Konopiste Castle – FD guide in Vienna – Entrance ticket to Schönbrunn Palace – HD guide in Graz - Boat transfer from Tronchetto to St.Mark's Square and return (taxes included) – HD guide in Venice – Panoramic cruise with stop in Murano and visit of a glassmaker – HD guide in Padua – HD guide in Verona – HD guide in Sirmione – HD guide in Pisa – HD guide in Florence - FD guide in Rome with entrances at Vatican Museum.