Welcome to Paris! On arrival at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. Our guide will be ready at the hotel and will give an overview of the tour. At the end of the evening, we provide transfers to the Montmartre dis¬trict. This neighbourhood is known for its painters, artists, and its cab¬arets… Sit down to dinner and enjoy a magical evening. You can choose between Indian, Chinese, French and American cuisines. We will ascend by cable car to the hill and admire the spectacular view of Paris from the top. Return to hotel.
A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and the breathtaking monuments of Paris. We end the visit at the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument. End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Return to hotel.
Set off to the Champagne wine region. Take in the picturesque villages and vineyards en route to Epernay, where we shall visit a Champagne chateau. Continue onwards towards Strasbourg. We take a cruise through this im¬pressive city, highlighting its culture and architecture that blends German and French influences, taking in the famous Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral. Strasbourg is the seat of the European Parliament. At the end of the day we discover the charming “Petite France” (Little France) area, which is full of exquisite restaurants (French, Indian, Oriental, and so on). Return to hotel.
Today we travel to Germany, where we visit one of the loveliest towns along the Romantic Road. Next stop: Nordlingen, where fairy tales become reality. We continue through the region of Bavaria to Dachau. Here we visit the museum of the first Nazi concentration camp in Germany. In the evening we reach Munich, the capital of Bavaria, home to centu¬ries-old buildings and numerous museums. Return to hotel.
Begin the day with a visit to the fantastic and futuristic BMW museum; which showcases what are perhaps the most prestigious cars in Europe. We continue our journey through the Alps. Soon we reach areas of magnificent scenery. En route, make a stop in Fussen, a small picturesque mountain town. Here we visit the Neushwanstein Castle, this building was the in¬spiration for Disney’s Castle in Sleeping Beauty. We then arrive in Austria. INNSBRUCK. Here, we stroll through the historic city centre. Return to hotel.
We begin our day with a visit to the Swarovski Museum, the so-called home of crystals. Enjoy the scenery of the Austrian Tyrol en route to the tiny country of LICHTENSTEIN. We enjoy some free time in Vaduz, the capital. After that we travel to Maienfeld, the place that inspired one author to write the Heidi novel. After a stroll through the compact historic centre, we visit Heidi’s house (site admission price not included, free reception area), situated in a highly picturesque setting in the countryside, which we access via a footpath. Return to hotel.
Take a stroll through the pretty village of Engelberg. Ride by cable car up to Trübsee, a ski resort covered by snow all year round. You can hike along the trails by the lake, or if you wish, you can continue by cable car to the top of TITLIS (with its glaciers and snow all year round) . After that we continue to Lucerna, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Returning to the heart of Zurich, enjoy an evening at the city’s most popular restaurants (Indian, Oriental, Middle Eastern, Swi, etc.).
We will depart by the morning. Spectacular landscapes crossing by the Alps to arrive LUGANO, the cosmopolitan capital of Italian Switzerland. Time to walk around. Afterwards, following the shores of the lake, we reach the enchanting little town of MORCOTE, with its houses made of stone, and covered with flowers. Arrival in MILAN in the mid-afternoon, where our local expert will take us to the main Cathedral in Milan. There will be time to dine at the Porta Venecia (Port of Venice) where an outstanding variety of restaurants can be found to delight your palate. Return to hotel.
Next we travel to the Mediterranean Sea, arriving in Santa Margherita Ligure, in the heart of the Italian Riviera. Here we embark on a boat to visit the promontory in Porto¬fino, one of the most exclusive ports in Europe. Then we continue towards PISA. On a little tourist train we will travel to the Piazza Dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), where there will be time to admire one of the most alluring and beautiful art complexes in Italy, including the well known Leaning Tower of Pisa. Then, we continue to Rome, arriving at the end of the afternoon
In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We visit the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. And we have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive con¬struction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening we provide transport to the Via Cavour area, were you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and interna¬tional food. Return to hotel.
After breakfast, end of our services.