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European Highlights Program Details

Visiting England, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, France

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Day 1 - Depart USA
Overnight flight to London.

Day 2 - Arrive London (2 nights)
After checking into your Trafalgar hotel, the rest of your day is at leisure.

Hotel: Park Plaza Riverbank

Day 3 - London sightseeing and at leisure
Many major sights are included on our morning sightseeing tour, then time is your own. (Buffet breakfast)

Day 4 - London – Amsterdam
Greetings from our Tour Director before a scenic drive to the White Cliffs of Dover. Here we board our ferry for the short sea crossing to Calais in France. On our arrival we will continue by coach through the Belgian countryside to Holland and Amsterdam, one of Europe’s friendliest cities, where we see the Mint Tower and Dam Square. This evening, we join our Tour Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Drink and then we board our glass-covered boat for our included canal cruise. (Continental breakfast)

Hotel: NH City Center

Day 5 - Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg
This morning we travel eastwards past Arnhem, en route to Cologne to see the magnificent cathedral.
Then via Bonn to the Rhine Valley where we embark on a Rhine cruise gliding past terraced vineyards and medieval castles. We disembark at St. Goar with views of the Lorelei Rock before reaching Heidelberg where we will enjoy magnificent views over the university city from the castle terraces. (Buffet breakfast / Dinner)

Hotel: Marriott Heidelberg

Day 6 - Heidelberg – Black Forest – Rhine Falls – Lucerne (2 nights)
Today we drive through the fairytale Black Forest to Lake Titisee, pausing to view the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen. Next into Switzerland and lakeside Lucerne. (Buffet breakfast)

Hotel: Grand Europe

Day 7 - Lucerne orientation and at leisure
Our orientation includes a visit to the Lion Monument plus our Tour Director reveals a Hidden Treasure to us all. Then time at leisure to take a mountain excursion or shop for Swiss watches and chocolate. Later, why not join in the fun of a Swiss Folklore show? (Buffet breakfast / Dinner)

Day 8 - Lucerne – Paris (2 nights)
This morning we head into France, passing Belfort and the remains of the Maginot Line. Then we make a picture stop to view the vineyards at Savigny-Lès-Beaune. Finally, we arrive in the glittering city of Paris with the chance to go to one of Europe’s finest cabaret shows tonight! (Buffet breakfast)

Hotel: Evergreen Laurel

Day 9 - Paris sightseeing and at leisure
Our guided sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde and Notre Dame. Then we ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower for spectacular
city views. Tonight we enjoy a Farewell Dinner together with our Tour Director and new-found friends. (Buffet breakfast / Farewell dinner)

Day 10 - Paris – London – USA
‘Au revoir’ to Paris as our tour comes to an end. (Buffet breakfast)


Free airport transfers
Return transfer from the last hotel will arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 08.00.


Call (800) 990-3454 for reservation

Departures & pricing


CB Continental Breakfast
BB Buffet Breakfast
D Dinner