Majestic Europe Tour 14 Days

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Majestic Europe Tour 14 Days

Day 1: Calais – Brussels – Holland

From Calais, begin your journey to the capital city of Belgium, Brussels. On arrival, start with a photo stop at the most iconic structure, The Atomium, followed by the famous Mannekin Pis Statue and Grand Place.

Day 2: Keukenhof or Madurodam – Volendam – Amsterdam

Begin by visiting the world renowned Keukenhof Tulip Gardens; famed for its breathtaking displays of tulips. Keukenhof has over six million bulbs that form a sea of flowers, between March and May. (Tours

departing after the 13th of May, Keukenhof will be replaced by Madurodam model village) Later, visit Volendam and the cheese and clog making demonstration, before continuing to the amazing city of Amsterdam, here enjoy a tranquil canal cruise along the Amsterdam canals.

Day 3: Holland – Cologne – River Rhine Cruise

Travel to the city of Cologne, Germany. Visit the breathtaking Cologne Cathedral, known as the Dome Church which stands 157 meters in height. The Cathedral is truly a masterpiece; taking over six hundred years to construct and is one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany. Depart to Boppard for a scenic boat cruise on the River Rhine; enjoy picturesque views of vineyards and castles as you cruise along the longest river in Germany.

Day 4: Heidelberg – Black Forest – Rhine Falls

Travel to Heidelberg; surrounded by mountains and forests. Here, have an opportunity to photograph the famous Heidelberg Castle perched on the hills above. Travel to the Black Forest region in South Germany. On arrival, enjoy a demonstration on how the cuckoo clocks are made and have an opportunity to purchase them along with other souvenirs. Later, travel to Switzerland and witness the largest waterfalls in Europe, the Rhine Falls.

Day 5: Mt. Jungfrau – Interlaken

Witness the stunning scenery of the Lauterbrunnen Valley, the deepest U-shaped valley in the world with either sides rising sheer 1000 meters. On arrival board a cogwheel train to the top of Mt. Jungfrau at 3454 meters above sea level. At the top, have free time to explore the Ice Palace to view life-sized ice sculptures, visit the Sphinx observation tower for spectacular views of the Aletsch glacier and

surrounding peaks. Later, drive to the oldest tourist resort in Switzerland, Interlaken. Enjoy shopping and breathtaking scenery.

Day 6: Mt. Titlis – Luzern

Ascend 10.000ft to the summit of Mt. Titlis. Take the world’s first revolving cable car, the Titlis Rotair. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Swiss landscapes. At Mt. Titlis have free time to play in the snow, visit the ice caves or take a professional photo in traditional Swiss outfits. Depart for Luzern to view the Lion Monument and the oldest wooden bridge in the world, The Chapel Bridge, enjoy free time to explore the town.

Day 7: Switzerland – Vaduz – Swarovski – Innsbruck

Depart for Liechtenstein, one of the smallest countries in Europe. Stop in the capital city, Vaduz. Later proceed to Austria to see the famous Swarovski Crystal Museum, before driving to Innsbruck, offering a combination of culture, history and nature. On arrival, take an orientation tour, covering the Golden roof

(a symbol of the city) and the Triumphal Arch, before checking into your hotel.

Day 8: Innsbruck – Venice

Depart for Venice; the most romantic city in Italy with its distinctive architecture and famous gondola rides. Begin with a boat ride to St Mark’s Square, one of the most elegant squares in the world. See the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Basilica di San Marco. Visit the Murano Glass Showroom and purchase some beautiful Murano glass items. Finally enjoy a romantic gondola ride while enjoying the ambience of Venice.

Day 9: Venice – Florence – Rome

Depart for Florence. On arrival, be greeted by your local professional guide. The tour of this renaissance city starts by viewing the impressive architecture of some of the finest historic buildings in Italy, such as the Basilica of Santa Croce, the final resting place of Michelangelo, statue of David, famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge on the Arno River and The Piazelle Michelangelo, for the most outstanding views of Florence. After depart for Rome.

Day 10: Rome – Vatican City

On arrival in Rome, be greeted by a local professional guide. The tour starts with a photo stop at the Colosseum which is surrounded by other sights such as Constantine arch. Visit the Time Elevator; a multi sensorial and dynamic cinema experience stimulating a travel into time, taking viewers through the History of Rome. View the Roman Forums, where ancient civilisation developed. Visit the Vatican City, home to the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church to see the St. Peters Basilica. View Trevi Fountains, arguably the most beautiful fountains in all of Rome. (As coaches are restricted to enter many parts of Rome, much of the tour is done on foot).

Day 11: Pisa – Geneva

Today start the journey to Pisa. On arrival, marvel at The Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square) which is dominated by four great religious structures: the Duomo, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Baptistry and the Camposanto. Enjoy some free time here to buy souvenirs for friends and family. In the afternoon, continue the journey to Geneva. Here be taken on a short city tour to see the United Nations Building, The Flower Clock and the symbol of Geneva, the Jet d’eau (weather permitting).

Note: Geneva city tour may be conducted on day twelve.

Day 12: Geneva – Paris

Depart for Paris (approximate drive time will be six hours). On arrival enjoy a cruise along the River Seine. The cruise is flawlessly designed to discover and admire the rich architecture such as the Eiffel Tower, Musee d’Orsay, Notre Dame Cathedral and more. Enjoy the famous illuminations of Paris during your night tour. This panoramic tour will cover night view of the spectacular ‘Eiffel Tower,’ the ‘Champs Elysees’, the beautiful ‘Arc de Triomphe’, ‘Place de la Concorde’ and many other historic buildings.
Note: The “Paris by Night” tour may be conducted on day thirteen.

Day 13: Disneyland® theme Park or City Tour with Versailles Gardens

MJEPD Disneyland® Resort Paris

Today depart for the world famous Disneyland® Resort Paris. Here enjoy a fun and adventurous day out; choose between Disneyland® Park; which explores five themed lands filled with Disney classic stories and fairytales or Walt Disney Studios® Park; the behind-the-scenes destination sensation allowing you to experience movie and cinema sets coming to life.
or

MJEP City Tour with Versailles Gardens

The tour will start with a visit to the renowned Versailles Gardens, a fine example of 17th century French landscaping covering an area of more than 800 hectares. Use this free time to take mesmerising photos, souvenir shopping or simply relax on the Royal Lawns. Then visit the famous ‘Louvre Museum’ and have the opportunity to view the renowned painting of ‘Mona Lisa’ (entrance not included). Later, visit Fragonards perfume museum to purchase some unique French fragrances, soaps, candles and more. During the orientation tour, cover the exclusive ‘Champs Elysées’, ‘Arc de Triomphe’, ‘Place de la Concorde’ and ‘Opera Garnier’.

Day 14: Paris – Delhi

Today embark on a journey to the top floor of the Eiffel Tower for a breathtaking view of Paris. After enjoy the famous Avenue des Champs-Élysées, the most prestigious avenue in Paris (duration is time permitting). In the early afternoon,  You will return to Delhi at around xx:xx hours.
Note: *On these days, you may be provided with a packed lunch

Note: On occasions, due to large events, traffic and availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However all aspects of the itinerary will be covered.

Price Includes

Return Economy class Air Fare
Return transportation by coach from selected pick up points
One way channel crossing via ferry
One way channel crossing via high speed Eurotunnel
13 nights accommodation in 3/4* hotels with breakfast
MJEP: 13 Indian dinners & 13 vegetarian lunches
MJEPD: 13 Indian dinners & 12 vegetarian Lunches
Entrances and sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
“Paris by Night” tour
All tips and service charges
Premium service of a Tour Manager

Tour Highlights

Belgium: Atomium Structure (photo stop), Grand Place, Mannekin Pis Statue

Netherlands: Madurodam or Keukenhof Tulip Gardens, Amsterdam Canal Cruise,       Cheese & Clog Factory, Volendam

Germany: Heidelberg, Black Forest, Cuckoo Clock Outlet

Switzerland: Rhine Falls, Mt. Titlis, Mt. Jungfrau, Luzern, Interlaken, Geneva
Austria: Swarovski Crystal Museum, City tour of Innsbruck,
Liechtenstein: Vaduz (photo stop)
Italy: Venice – St Marks Square, Gondola Ride, Murano Glass Showroom. Florence – Statue of David, Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Piazelle Michaelangelo. Rome – Colossuem photo stop, Trevi Fountains, Roman Forum, Time Elevator. Pisa – The Leaning Tower, Duomo. Vatican City – St Peters Basilica
France:

MJEP: Eiffel Tower Top Floor (3rd floor), River Seine Boat Cruise. Night Tour of Paris, Versailles Gardens, French Perfumery, Paris Orientation tour, Lourve Museum (entrance not included)

MJEPD: Eiffel Tower Top Floor (3rd Floor), River Seine Boat Cruise, Night Tour of Paris, Disneyland® Paris