LF] Welcome dinner at a local restaurant and orientation drive; guided sightseeing including a Seine River cruise
Walking tour including the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge
Marvel at the legendary Leaning Tower
Dinner at Finisterrae restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square
Guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, and the Colosseum
Walk through Este Castle to the cathedral
Private boat ride; guided walking tour, visit St. Mark’s Square, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration
Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof
Orientation, visit Marienplatz and
the famous Hofbräuhaus
Walking tour of the walled town
Canal cruise with Local Guide; visit a major diamond center
By high-speed Eurostar Train
Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul's Cathedral
Motorcoach; Seine River cruise; private boat ride in Venice; Rhine River cruise; canal cruise in Amsterdam; high-speed Eurostar train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
Headsets throughout the tour except London.
Europe—it’s a continent full of different cultures, food specialties, architecture, art, scenery, and histories—and this is the ideal Continental Introduction: experience and see what many of the European countries have to offer. You’ll spend two nights in Paris, Rome, Venice, Amsterdam, and London and overnights in Lucerne, Lugano, Florence, Munich, and the Rhineland. On your sightseeing tours, you’ll see examples of the local art and architecture, such as Michelangelo’s David statue and the magnificent cathedral in Florence, Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings in Rome’s Sistine Chapel, the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysées in Paris, Amsterdam’s patrician mansions, and London’s iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral. You’ll also learn about the fascinating histories as you visit attractions such as Rome’s Colosseum, completed in the 1st century AD; Lucerne’s Lion Monument, commemorating the Swiss Guards killed during the French Revolution; the medieval center of Innsbruck; and Rothenburg, a walled town that has preserved its medieval character, and is famous for Christmas ornaments. Food and drinks are important elements to local cultures and to any vacation to Europe. That’s why on this European tour, Globus has included unique opportunities to sample the local food like a dinner with Tuscan specialties at a local restaurant in Florence. A cruise on the River Seine and a welcome dinner in at one of Paris’ fine restaurants, as well as a visit to Munich’s famous Hofbräuhaus, dating back to 1589, an exciting ride on the high-speed Eurostar train from Brussels to London, and guided sightseeing of London are also included. Magnificent scenery awaits you on this tour to Europe. You’ll enjoy spectacular Lake Lugano in Switzerland, the towering majesty of the Swiss Alps, a beautiful Rhine cruise passing by castle-crested hills and terraced vineyards, and more. Scenery, food, historical monuments, distinct art and architecture, and much more—it’s all available on this splendid European vacation!
- ARRIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE.
- PARIS–LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND.
- LUGANO–PISA, ITALY–FLORENCE.
- VENICE–INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA–MUNICH, GERMANY.
- RHINELAND–AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND.
- AMSTERDAM–BRUSSELS, BELGIUM–LONDON, ENGLAND
Visited Countries (8): Switzerland, Netherlands, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, England
Visited cities (14): Lugano, Lucerne, Amsterdam, Florence, Venice, Rome, Munich, Paris, Tours, Brussels, Innsbruck, London, Pisa, Ferrara