10-Nights Country Roads of Belgium Luxembourg and the Netherlands Preview 2019

Country Roads Of Belgium, Luxembourg And The Netherlands (Preview 2019)
Step back in time and immerse yourself in idyllic 17th century Dutch landscapes of gently turning windmills and charming bridges, arching over peaceful canals. Enjoy a slower pace of life with all the comforts of modern touches.

Additional Included Highlights

Visit the Grand Place and view the Mannekin Pis. See the Atomium, and the Chinese and Japanese Pavilions.
The panoramic views atop the Lion's Mound are worth the effort of climbing the 230 steps.
Spend time in this pretty town on the River Meuse and see the citadel and bell tower of the Collegiate Church.
Visit the Mardasson Monument, dedicated to those who fell during the Battle of the Bulge.
Lookout from from the Pont Adolphe. See the cathedral, the Palace of the Grand Duke and visit the grave of U.S. General George S. Patton.
Witness the impressive market hall and Erasmus Bridge on your orientation of this modern city.
See the Binnenhof courtyards and the Peace Palace.
See Dam Square, the Royal Palace, the floating flower market and Mint Tower.
Flanders, Walloon region, River Meuse, Ardennes plateau, Semois Valley, Dutch countryside.

Authentic Dining

Monnickendam: Enjoy a Celebration Dinner with wine in an elegant restaurant in the quaint village of Monnickendam.
Bruges: Experience a Dine-Around Evening in beautiful Bruges; enjoying regional dishes, excellent service and famous Belgian beer.
Maredsous Abbey: In the neo-Gothic abbey, learn about the monks’ dairy process and secret brewing recipe. Sample the flowery, fruity ales and the salty tang of their golden-crusted cheese.
Luxembourg: After admiring Luxembourg countryside, savour a freshly-prepared Farm-to-Table meal, made of locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients typical of the region.
Dining Summary: 10 Buffet Breakfasts (BB) and 5 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.

Insight Experiences

Amsterdam: Explore the Rijksmuseum with your Local Expert.
Volendam: Journey through the polder landscape to visit Volendam. Along the way, visit a rustic cheese farm to learn the secrets of the dairy industry and witness the ancient art of clog making.
Delft: Visit one of the manufacturers of original Delft blue pottery and see the potters at work on your guided tour.

Top Rated Highlights

Waterloo: 200 years after the fall of Napoleon, visit the site to discover why the Battle of Waterloo was such a defining moment in European history. Those feeling adventurous can experience panoramic views from atop the Lion's Mound, worth the effort of the 230 steps.
Ghent: With a Local Expert, visit St. Bavo's Cathedral with its Van Eyck masterpiece and see the Castle of the Counts.
Dinant: Spend time in this pretty town on the River Meuse and see the citadel and bell tower of the Collegiate Church.
Bruges: Visit the Market Square and famous belfry of the Market Hall with your Local Expert. See the Gothic town hall in Burg Square and the frescoes on the walls of the Holy Blood Chapel.
Brussels Visit the Grand Place and view the Mannekin Pis. See the Atomium, and the Chinese and Japanese Pavilions.
Bastogne: Experience a fascinating insight into the history of the World War II at the modern Bastogne War Museum. Visit the Mardasson Monument, dedicated to those who fell during the Battle of the Bulge.
Luxembourg: With your Local Expert, enjoy views over the Petrusse Ravine and walk through the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the cathedral, the Palace of the Grand Duke and visit the grave of U.S. General George S. Patton. Lookout from from the Pont Adolphe.
Amsterdam: Cruise along the old waterways, discovering the architectural gems of the old city, including mansions dating from the Golden Age of the 17th Century. Disembark your cruise to wander the city to see the floating flower market, Dam Square and the Royal Palace.
Rotterdam: Witness the impressive market hall and Erasmus Bridge on your orientation of this modern city.
Scenic Drives: Enjoy the scenery as you travel through Flanders, the Walloon region, along the River Meuse, across Ardennes Plateau and through the Semois Valley and Dutch countryside.
Keukenhof Festival: Why not take an option to visit Keukenhof to see millions of multi-coloured bulb-flowers in bloom on select departures?

Included Insight Services

Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom.
Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
Hotel and restaurant tips are included – you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.

22-Nights Grand European First Look 2019

Grand European First Look 2019
Tick all the boxes with this grand exploration of Europe – one region, a myriad of flavours for you to enjoy. Wander through 17th century Bruges, the reflective waterways of picturesque Amsterdam and medieval Rhineland. From Pompeii to the Eternal City of Rome, Florence to the sophisticated Promenade des Anglais in Nice, get under the skin of Europe.

Sightseeing Highlights

City tour in Salzburg, Vienna, Assisi, Pompeii, Capri, Rome, Florence and Paris
Cruise along the Canals of Amsterdam, River Rhine and to the Isle of Capri
Orientation of Bruges, Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Lucerne, Innsbruck, Venice, Pisa, Monaco, Nice and Avignon
See the Lorelei Rock in Rhine Valley, Benedictine Abbey at Monte Cassino, the Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields
View the ancient sites of Rome
Visit the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein, the Sistine Chapel in Rome, St. Paul de Vence, Beaune and the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Dining Highlights

20 hot buffet breakfasts
2 dinners
6 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

First class travel Highlights

Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel
Return ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais.
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Hand-picked Insider Experiences
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
VIP entry to many sights

23-Nights Grand European With Eurostar First Look 2019

Grand European With Eurostar First Look 2019
Tick all the boxes with this grand exploration of Europe – one region, a myriad of flavours for you to enjoy. Wander through 17th century Bruges, the choppy waterways of picturesque Amsterdam and medieval Rhineland. From Pompeii to the Eternal City of Rome, Florence to the sophisticated Promenade des Anglais in Nice, get under the skin of Europe.

Sightseeing Highlights

City tour in London, Salzburg, Vienna, Assisi, Pompeii, Capri, Rome, Florence and Paris
Cruise along the Canals of Amsterdam, River Rhine and to the Isle of Capri
Orientation of Bruges, Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Lucerne, Innsbruck, Venice, Pisa, Monaco, Nice and Avignon
See the Lorelei Rock in Rhine Valley, Benedictine Abbey at Monte Cassino and the Vineyards of Burgundy
View the ancient sites of Rome
Visit the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein, the Sistine Chapel in Rome, St. Paul de Vence, Beaune and the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Dining Highlights

23 hot buffet breakfasts
8 dinners

First class travel Highlights

Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel
Ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais.
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Hand-picked Insider Experiences
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
VIP entry to many sights

9-Nights Best Of Holland Belgium And Luxembourg First Look 2019

Best Of Holland Belgium And Luxembourg First Look 2019
Take a At Leisure jaunt through Benelux – from fairy-tale castles to flowering fields, Rembrandt to Royal Delft. See the historic fortified city of Maastricht, where four nations converge, the breathtaking gorge of Luxembourg's Alzette and Petrusse rivers, and one of Europe's best-preserved medieval cities, where traditional Belgian chocolate, beer and lace are in plentiful supply – where else but in Bruges?

Sightseeing Highlights

City tour in Luxembourg and Bruges
Cruise the canals of Amsterdam and Bruges
Orientation of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Maastricht, Ghent and Brussels
View The American Memorial at Bastogne
Visit the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Royal Delft Pottery, the Euromast Tower in Rotterdam, General George Patton's Grave, Orval Abbey and Dinant
Tickets for Keukenhof Bulb fields are included during the flowering season (April until mid-May)

Dining Highlights

9 hot buffet breakfasts
4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Hand-picked Insider Experiences
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
VIP entry to many sights

8-Nights European Affair with Chelsea Flower Show

European Affair With Chelsea Flower Show (Summer 2019)
The Chelsea flower show collection is a selection of escorted journeys featuring the Chelsea flowers show departing May 2019.

Authentic Dining

Dining Summery: 8 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners

Insight Experiences

Explore the famous Chelsea Flower Show
London – Thames River Dinner Cruise
Experience the famous Aalsmeer Flower Auction
Visit a typical Dutch windmill & village of Volendam
Enjoy a relaxing canal cruise in Bruges
Visit two famous Chteaux of the Loire Valley
Experience the magnificent palace and gardens of Versailles
Visit Monet’s garden in Giverney

Included Insight Services

Accommodation in premium accommodation in the best locations
Escorted by an expert Travel Director throughout
Business class legroom onboard your 40 seater luxury air conditioned coach
Included airport transfer service on first and last day of trip (selected times)
Hotel and restaurant tips included
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

19-Nights Rome to London on a Shoestring-18-to-Thirtysomethings

Rome to London on a Shoestring
Hope your happiness muscles are in peak condition because this epic 20-day combo tour of Europe is going to leave you feeling like life is good. Ride on trains from city to city where you’ll get to explore cobblestoned streets, ancient sculptures, thermal baths, packed beer halls, and the most amazing dance floors that southern, eastern, and northern Europe have on offer. Loads of free time and optional activities mean you get to see these nine countries your way. Roam, bike, boat, mosey, glide, dance, and laugh yourself through Europe’s best. Better start stretching now.

Highlights
Visit Budapest and opt to soak in the famous thermal baths, enjoy a pint or two at a Berlin beer hall, stroll down cobblestone streets in Italy

Accommodation
Simple hotels/hostels (18 nts, multi-share), sleeper train (1 nt).

Group Leader
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

Group Size Notes
Max 16, avg 10.

Meals Included
No meals included

What's Included
G Adventures for Good: Migrantour Rome, Rome Big Night Out: Budapest Big Night Out: Berlin. Visit to genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague). Bicycle tour around Berlin. Orientation walks in Venice, Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Berlin, and Bruges. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
 

25-Nights European Trail-18-to-Thirtysomethings

European Trail You. Europe. 26 days. Ready? You?d better be, because this epic London-to-London romp through the Old World?s greatest cities doesn?t slow down for stragglers. Geared towards budget-conscious travellers eager to check an entire continent off their must-do list in one fell swoop, this adventure will take you from the busy streets of the English capital to Paris? most elegant galleries and caf?s, the stunning natural brilliance of the Swiss Alps, the ancient beauty of Italy?s Florence, the Eastern European charm of Budapest and Krakow and the party capitals of Berlin and Amsterdam before wrapping up with a celebratory pint in a London pub. Phew! We?re tired just talking about it.HighlightsVisit the galleries and caf?s of Paris, take in the natural beauty of the Swiss Alps, marvel at the beauty of Florence, get a taste of Eastern charm in Budapest and Krak?w, party in Berlin and Amsterdam.AccommodationSimple hotels/hostels (24 nts, multi-share), sleeper trains (1 nts).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.Group Size NotesMax 16, avg 10.Meals Included1 lunchWhat’s IncludedG Adventures for Good: Migrantour Rome, Rome
Big Night Out: Budapest
Big Night Out: Berlin. Picnic in front of Eiffel Tower (Paris). Visit to genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague). Bicycle tour around Berlin. Orientation walks in Interlaken, Venice, Vienna, Budapest, Krak?w, Prague, Berlin, and Bruges. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

11-Nights Budapest to London on a Shoestring-18-to-Thirtysomethings

Budapest to London on a Shoestring Ever wanted to see both sides of Europe in one fell swoop? This combo trip is hearing your wishes and boldly answering the call. Start in the storied dual city of Budapest before heading northwest. Tons of free time means you?ll be swooned by the old world architectural charms of Krak?w and Prague like you really want to. Glide through the streets of Berlin on a bicycle tour. Catch your breath from it all as you sip a pint of Belgian beer, while wishing it would never end.HighlightsMarvel at historic Budapest, Take in the famed architecture of Krakow and Prague, See Berlin?s iconic sites during a bike tour, Enjoy a drink in one of Amsterdam?s cozy bruin caf?s
AccommodationSimple hotels/hostels (10 nts, multi-share), sleeper train (1 nt).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.Group Size NotesMax 16, avg 10.Meals IncludedNo meals includedWhat’s IncludedBig Night Out: Berlin. Visit to a genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague). Bicycle tour around Berlin. Orientation walks in Krak?w, Prague, Berlin, and Bruges. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

5-Nights Berlin to London on a Shoestring-18-to-Thirtysomethings

Berlin to London on a Shoestring Ah, a relaxing week?s vacation in Old Europa. What could be finer? Don?t ask anyone who?s taken this trip! Our six-day odyssey across four countries is a blur of beauty, culture, and adventure from start to finish, with loads of optional activities to pick and choose from. From the varied architectural wonders of Berlin to the nightclubs of Amsterdam and romantic Bruges, this trip contains more European awesomeness per minute than should be permissible by law. (We won’t tell if you won’t.)HighlightsParty across Europe, explore historic cities and museums, cycle through the streets of Berlin, wander along Amsterdam’s canalsAccommodationSimple hotels/hostels (5 nts, multi-share).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.Group Size NotesMax 16, avg 10.Meals IncludedNo meals includedWhat’s IncludedBicycle tour around Berlin. Orientation walk in Bruges. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

7-Nights Belgian Beer Tour-Classic

Belgian Beer Tour Some people?s idea of a beer adventure is checking out that pub two streets over from the local. The true beer connoisseur is a different breed. Designed with the fancy suds aficionado in mind, this eight-day trip takes you to the ancestral home of Trappist, one of the world?s finest brewers. You?ll visit the six Trappist monastery-breweries in Belgium (including the chance to taste Westvleteren, one of beerdom?s most celebrated brews), explore Brussels and Bruges, and stuff yourself with mussels, waffles, and chocolate galore. (Hey, beer-tasting is hungry work.)HighlightsVisit all six Trappist breweries in Belgium, indulge in delicious Belgian cuisine, explore quaint towns like Bruges and Rochefort, learn about (and taste) rare beers and see the monasteries where they are made.AccommodationHotels (7 nts).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 14, avg 12.Meals Included7 breakfasts, 3 lunchesWhat’s IncludedHands-On: Rochefort Picnic with Trappist Beer Tasting, Rochefort
Hands-On: Orval Visit with Beer and Cheese Tasting, Abbaye d’Orval
Hands-On: Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan Beer Tasting and Lunch, Bruges
Hands-On: Westmalle Visit with Beer Tasting, Westmalle
Hands-On: Achel Visit with Beer Tasting, Achel. Brussels orientation walk. Bruges orientation walk. Antwerp orientation walk. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.