6-Nights Vienna Budapest and Prague Winter 2018-2019

Vienna, Budapest And Prague (Winter 2018-2019)
These three capitals, lush with magnificent cathedrals, imperial palaces and majestic castles, stand at the geographical heart of mainland Europe. Their histories and cultures are intertwined by the powerful Habsburg dynasty.

Additional Included Highlights

Vienna: Learn about the legendary meeting between Mozart and Marie Antoinette. Tour the Ring Road seeing the Hofburg, Opera House, Austrian Parliament Building and City Hall.
Budapest: See the gargantuan Hungarian Parliament Building and visit Heroes' Square in Pest.
Prague: See the Astronomical Clock in the Old Town Square.
Scenic Drives: View the forests, lakes and vineyards of Bohemia and Moravia.

Authentic Dining

Budapest: Learn the secrets of traditional strudel-making when you visit the First Strudel House in Pest. Sample this Hungarian delicacy accompanied with a cup of aromatic coffee.
Vienna: For your Celebration Dinner, enjoy a delicious meal of Austrian fare, with drinks, while enjoying acclaimed soloists and dancers.
Dining Summary: 6 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 1 Afternoon Tea (AT) and 3 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee. Departures travelling over Christmas and New Year’s Eve will enjoy festive Highlight Dinners which will replace an included meal.

Insight Experiences

Prague: Let a Local Expert bewitch you with tales of Bohemian kings and the struggles of the Velvet Revolution, during a private tour through the atmospheric courtyards of Prague Castle. Admire the panoramic views over the Old Town and former kingdom.

Stay at the Best Addresses

Vienna: With views over the city and neighbouring Stadtpark, the Hilton Vienna is just a short walk from attractions like the Opera House and St. Stephen’s Cathedral.
Budapest: The InterContinental Budapest features elegantly appointed rooms. Experience 180-degree panoramic views over the Chain Bridge, Danube and former Royal Palace that are as intriguing by day as by night.
Prague: Stay in the quiet and breathtakingly beautiful Castle district near the aristocrats and Heads of State. Next to the famous Strahov Monastry, the Linder Hotel Prague Castle is set in a historic building dating back to the 16th century.

Top Rated Highlights

Vienna: The sheer opulence of Schönbrunn Palace will exhilarate your senses. As you stand beneath frescoed ceilings and crystal chandeliers, a Local Expert will bring to life the story of the Habsburgs, during your tour of the house and gardens.
Vienna: Learn about the legendary meeting between Mozart and Marie Antoinette. Tour the Ring Road seeing the Hofburg, Opera House, Austrian Parliament Building and City Hall.
Budapest: Visit Matthias Church with a Local Expert and gaze out over the Danube from the Fisherman’s Bastion to see gargantuan Hungarian Parliament Building. Then cross the river to visit Heroes' Square in Pest.
Bratislava: Stroll through the fortified capital city and gaze at the impressive castle.
Prague: In Old Town Square see the Astronomical Clock that delights onlookers every hour.
Ceský Krumlov: Take a romantic walk through snow-covered lanes and soak up the atmosphere at the medieval old town.
Christmas Markets: Be dazzled by the magic of Christmas, with local handicrafts and delicious, seasonally-festive treats like Glühwein. Explore on select departures.
Scenic Drives: Relax and take in the views of the forests, lakes and vineyards of Bohemia and Moravia.

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.

7-Nights Easy Pace Russia with Christmas Markets Winter 2018-19

Easy Pace Russia With Christmas Markets (Winter 2018-19)
Russia is a whole new place come winter, with its snow-dusted cities and the festivities of Russian Orthodox Christmas in full swing.

Additional Included Highlights

St Petersburg: There is plenty of time to explore this incredible city as you wish.
Moscow: Take some time to relax or venture deeper into the city on your own.

Authentic Dining

Moscow: Your Celebration Dinner straddles the culinary East to West divide and includes drinks to toast your travels with your newfound friends.
Dining Summary: 7 Buffet Breakfasts (BB) and 2 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee. Festive Highlight Dinners: 29 Dec New Year’s Eve drinks in St. Petersburg & 6 Jan Russian Orthodox Christmas Dinner in St. Petersburg.

Insight Experiences

Moscow: Explore this fascinating capital with your Local Expert. Visit Red Square to admire the landmark buildings of St. Basil's Cathedral, the Kremlin and Lenin's Mausoleum. Explore the opulent Metro stations, described as 'underground museums.'

Stay at the Best Addresses

St. Petersburg: The Crowne Plaza St. Petersburg, Ligovsky is situated in a fabulous location, close to many shops and historic buildings.

Top Rated Highlights

St. Petersburg: Sightseeing with a Local Expert will show you St. Isaac's Cathedral, the fortress of St. Peter and Paul and Decembrists' Square. As you travel along the bustling Nevsky Prospekt, see the Cathedral of Kazan and the iconic Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood.
St. Petersburg: With a Local Expert, visit St. Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room. Learn the history of the city at Peter and Paul fortress.
Sapsan Train: Sapsan in Russian, translates to falcon. Relax in modern luxury and comfort while you swoop by rail from St. Petersburg to Moscow in just four hours.
St. Petersburg: With a Local Expert, explore the the stunning former Winter Palace of the Tsars, now the spectacular Hermitage Museum, one of the world's greatest repositories of European art.
Moscow: Visit one of the cathedrals when you venture inside the Kremlin.
Moscow: A Local Expert will show you this wonderful city. Tour Moscow’s Red Square and see the iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral as well as Lenin’s Mausoleum.
Moscow Christmas Markets: The entire city is involved in the celebration of the season with each of Moscow’s districts adding their own influence to the fair. Rare, handcrafted treasures are waiting to be found, while soul-warming, local and global foods will keep the cold at bay. Explore on all departures.
St. Petersburg Christmas Markets: Russian Christmas Markets are unique. St. Petersburg brings to life the traditions and festivities from the regions of Russia, combined with those from around the globe. Explore on 23 Dec, 30 Dec & 7 Jan 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.
One-way Sapsan train journey from St Petersburg to Moscow is included.
Complimentary transfers from St Petersburg airport are available at scheduled times, on arrival day. Complimentary transfers to Moscow's Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo airports are available at scheduled times, on departure day. 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.

7-Nights Christmas Markets of Poland Prague and Germany Winter 2018-19

Christmas Markets Of Poland, Prague And Germany (Winter 2018-19)
These stunning cities of the east reveal their medieval charm, among the sparkle of twinkling lights and the magic of Christmas.

Additional Included Highlights

Kraków: Take in the ambience with a walk around the magnificent Cloth Hall in the Market Square to see the Christmas Market.
Kraków: Cross the former Jewish Quarter of Kazimierz to Old Podgórze to see Ghetto Square and remains of the Ghetto Wall.
Wroclaw: Be delighted with the thousands of twinkling lights adorning the market in the historic main square of Rynek.

Authentic Dining

Prague: At the Christmas Market, meet a local stallholder and savour a steaming mug of Svarák, traditional mulled wine, along with the local Trdelník pastry.
Berlin: Enjoy a Celebration Dinner with delightful German cuisine and wine at a local, family-run restaurant, complete with music and Gemütlichkeit.
Dining Summary: 7 Buffet Breakfasts (BB) and 4 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.

Insight Experiences

Prague: With a Local Expert, look down on the Vltava River from the heights of Prague Castle, dominated by the soaring spires of St. Vitus' Cathedral.
Berlin: With a Local Expert, see the Brandenburg Gate, State Opera House, remnants of the Berlin Wall and the beautifully-restored Reichstag Building.

Stay at the Best Addresses

Berlin: The Swissotel Berlin, located in the heart of West Berlin, is ideal for exploring the numerous galleries, museums and sights, such as the nearby Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche anti-war memorial, the impressive KaDeWe department store and the Tiergarten Park. It features outstanding architecture and a remarkable private collection of contemporary German art.

Top Rated Highlights

Kraków: Take in the ambience with a walk around the magnificent Cloth Hall in the Market Square to see the Christmas Market.
Kraków: Ascend Wawel Hill with a Local Expert to see the Renaissance castle and visit the historic cathedral.
Kraków: Cross the former Jewish Quarter of Kazimierz to Old Podgórze to see Ghetto Square and remains of the Ghetto Wall.
Wroclaw: Be delighted with the thousands of twinkling lights adorning the market in the historic main square of Rynek.
Kutná Hora: Step into the macabre world of the Sedlec Ossuary, also known as the Church of Bones – one of the most unusual chapels you will ever see!
Dresden: Your guided tour shows you the Frauenkirche, the colossal 'Procession of the Dukes' mosaic, the cathedral, Semper Opera House and Zwinger Palace.
Christmas Markets: Lose yourself in the festive atmosphere of Christmas, where you can shop for local delicacies and try the heart-warming Glühwein, available on all 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.

24-Nights Winter Wanderer Start London end London

Winter WandererChristmas markets, hot mulled wine, open fires & overcoats – unlike many places, Europe comes alive & fills with magic during the months of Winter. Sip coffee in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral, warm up over Ravioli in Rome, & visit a traditional beer hall in Germany. With 24-days to explore, you’ll be feeling à la maison in no time.ParisMontparnasse VisitParis to LucerneSee Chablis & Burgundy vineyardsLucerneSee the Wooden Chapel Bridge in LucerneView the Lion MonumentVisit a watch shop and chocolate shopBarcelonaWalking tour of Barcelona’s Gothic QuarterFrench RivieraVisit a French perfumeryFlorence to RomeDiscover the Secrets of Michelangelo’s Florence ? see Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of FlorenceSee the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery & Piazza della SignoriaLearn about Florence’s leather craft with a demonstrationVenicePrivate boat through the canals & islands of VeniceSee the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s SquareSee Venice’s iconic canals & gondolasViennaSee Sch?nbrunn Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral & the State Opera HouseScenic drive along the historic Ring RoadBerlinSee the site of Checkpoint CharlieAccommodationYou and your new besties will be snuggling up into twin or triple-share hotel rooms – some quirky, some grandiose and some homely. For a little bit extra, you can also opt to upgrade your own accommodation to your own room.FoodWarm your bellies with the best of what Europe has to offer, from steaming plates of paella in Spain to hearty bowls of pasta in Italy. As well as breakfast every day except one, we’ll keep you fed and watered with 11 dinners.StaffYou’ll be safe in the hands of your professional Trip Manager, who knows the streets of Europe better than you know the hairs on your toes. When it comes to transport, an experienced and legendary driver team will be taking the reins; trust us, they’re always a hoot.

19-Nights European Inspiration

European Inspiration
A few weeks up your sleeve to really discover the west of Europe – no running around maniac style? Coasting around the best spots on The European Inspiration holiday is your answer. With 2-nights in each major location – think Paris, Prague, Florence, Berlin – you'll settle into the groove of Europe & know which places deserve a round two.

Berlin

See the site of Checkpoint Charlie
Take in commemorative artwork and the remains of the Berlin Wall

Munich

Locally guided walking tour of the city (Winter only)

Venice

Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice
See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Square
See Venice's iconic canals & gondolas

Florence

Discover the Secrets of Michelangelo's Florence – see Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of Florence
See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery & Piazza della Signoria
Learn about Florence's leather craft with a demonstration

Lucerne

View the Lion Monument

Paris

Montparnasse Visit

Accommodation

Spend 19 comfy nights in hotels. Stay twin share, save a bit of a cash and go triple share, or splash out and snooze alone.

Food

Sample Dutch croquettes and tasty Italian pizza as we meander through the culinary heaven that is Europe. All your breakfasts will be taken care of, as well as 8 dinners.

Staff

You'll be safe in the hands of your professional Trip Manager, who knows the streets of Europe better than you know the hairs on your toes. When it comes to transport, an experienced and legendary driver team will be taking the reins; trust us, they're always a hoot.

19-Nights European Inspiration

European Inspiration
A few weeks up your sleeve to really discover the west of Europe – no running around maniac style? Coasting around the best spots on The European Inspiration holiday is your answer. With 2-nights in each major location – think Paris, Prague, Florence, Berlin – you'll settle into the groove of Europe & know which places deserve a round two.

Berlin

See the site of Checkpoint Charlie
Take in commemorative artwork and the remains of the Berlin Wall

Munich

Locally guided walking tour of the city (Winter only)

Venice

Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice
See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Square
See Venice's iconic canals & gondolas

Florence

Discover the Secrets of Michelangelo's Florence – see Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of Florence
See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery & Piazza della Signoria
Learn about Florence's leather craft with a demonstration

Lucerne

View the Lion Monument

Paris

Montparnasse Visit

Accommodation

Spend 19 comfy nights in hotels. Stay twin share, save a bit of a cash and go triple share, or splash out and snooze alone.

Food

Sample Dutch croquettes and tasty Italian pizza as we meander through the culinary heaven that is Europe. All your breakfasts will be taken care of, as well as 8 dinners.

Staff

You'll be safe in the hands of your professional Trip Manager, who knows the streets of Europe better than you know the hairs on your toes. When it comes to transport, an experienced and legendary driver team will be taking the reins; trust us, they're always a hoot.

24-Nights Winter Wanderer Start London end Amsterdam

Winter WandererChristmas markets, hot mulled wine, open fires & overcoats – unlike many places, Europe comes alive & fills with magic during the months of Winter. Sip coffee in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral, warm up over Ravioli in Rome, & visit a traditional beer hall in Germany. With 24-days to explore, you’ll be feeling à la maison in no time.ParisMontparnasse VisitParis to LucerneSee Chablis & Burgundy vineyardsLucerneSee the Wooden Chapel Bridge in LucerneView the Lion MonumentVisit a watch shop and chocolate shopBarcelonaWalking tour of Barcelona’s Gothic QuarterFrench RivieraVisit a French perfumeryFlorence to RomeDiscover the Secrets of Michelangelo’s Florence ? see Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of FlorenceSee the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery & Piazza della SignoriaLearn about Florence’s leather craft with a demonstrationVenicePrivate boat through the canals & islands of VeniceSee the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s SquareSee Venice’s iconic canals & gondolasViennaSee Sch?nbrunn Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral & the State Opera HouseScenic drive along the historic Ring RoadBerlinSee the site of Checkpoint CharlieAccommodationYou and your new besties will be snuggling up into twin or triple-share hotel rooms – some quirky, some grandiose and some homely. For a little bit extra, you can also opt to upgrade your own accommodation to your own room.FoodWarm your bellies with the best of what Europe has to offer, from steaming plates of paella in Spain to hearty bowls of pasta in Italy. As well as breakfast every day except one, we’ll keep you fed and watered with 11 dinners.StaffYou’ll be safe in the hands of your professional Trip Manager, who knows the streets of Europe better than you know the hairs on your toes. When it comes to transport, an experienced and legendary driver team will be taking the reins; trust us, they’re always a hoot.

21-Nights European Vista Start London end Amsterdam

European Vista (Winter) (Start London, End Amsterdam)If you’re looking for a leisurely yet adventurous holiday around Europe then the European Vista fits the bill. 10 countries in 21 days means time to really get acquainted with each city while fantastic destinations like Lucerne and Vienna as well as the essential Paris, Rome and Amsterdam stops mean all your sightseeing bases are covered. Options for your free time include a Tuscan dinner, Mozart concert and wine tasting.London to ParisSee the White Cliffs of DoverExclusive ‘Paris by Night’ sightseeing tourSee the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-?lys?es, and Notre Dame CathedralView of Paris from the Montparnasse Tower (from April 2018)Check out Paris from the Eiffel Tower (Until March 2018)ParisMontparnasse TowerMontparnasse VisitParis to LucerneSee Chablis & Burgundy vineyardsLucerneSee the Wooden Chapel Bridge in LucerneView the Lion MonumentLucerne to The RivieraScenic drive along the C?te d’AzurSee the Royal Palace in MonacoRub shoulders with the rich & famous with a visit to a Monte Carlo casinoThe Riviera to FlorenceVisit a French perfumerySee the Leaning Tower of PisaFlorenceDiscover the Secrets of Michelangelo’s Florence ? see where his David was gifted to the Florentines, Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of FlorenceSee the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della SignoriaLearn about Florence’s leather craft with a demonstrationFlorence to RomeSpecial access Rome sightseeing coach tourSee the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza NavonaVenicePrivate boat through the canals & islands of VeniceSee the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s SquareSee Venice’s iconic canals & gondolasVenice to MunichScenic drive past vineyards, orchards & castlesSee the Glockenspiel & MarienplatzVisit a traditional beer hallMunich to ViennaVisit the Dachau concentration camp memorialViennaSee Sch?nbrunn Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral & the State Opera HouseScenic drive along the historic Ring RoadVienna to PragueSee Hradcany Castle, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, Charles Bridge and Wenceslas SquareVisit the Old Town Square and see the Astronomical ClockPrague to Rhine ValleyScenic drive along the Rhine RiverSee the Lorelei RockLearn how beer steins are craftedVisit the riverside town St. GoarWine tasting in an historic cellarRhine Valley to AmsterdamSee Amsterdam’s canals & gable houses by nightAmsterdamVisit a cheese farm & clog maker’s houseAccommodation21 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation: 17 nights in hotels & 4 nights in Contiki’s Feature HotelModern, air-conditioned coach with electrical outlets for chargingHotel tips, local taxes & service chargesFerry crossingsFood20 continental breakfasts11 three-course dinnersStaffAn experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver teamSightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations

21-Nights European Vista Start London end London

European Vista (Winter) (Start London, End London)If you’re looking for a leisurely yet adventurous holiday around Europe then the European Vista fits the bill. 10 countries in 21 days means time to really get acquainted with each city while fantastic destinations like Lucerne and Vienna as well as the essential Paris, Rome and Amsterdam stops mean all your sightseeing bases are covered. Options for your free time include a Tuscan dinner, Mozart concert and wine tasting.London to ParisSee the White Cliffs of DoverExclusive ‘Paris by Night’ sightseeing tourSee the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-?lys?es, and Notre Dame CathedralView of Paris from the Montparnasse Tower (from April 2018)Check out Paris from the Eiffel Tower (Until March 2018)ParisMontparnasse TowerMontparnasse VisitParis to LucerneSee Chablis & Burgundy vineyardsLucerneSee the Wooden Chapel Bridge in LucerneView the Lion MonumentLucerne to The RivieraScenic drive along the C?te d’AzurSee the Royal Palace in MonacoRub shoulders with the rich & famous with a visit to a Monte Carlo casinoThe Riviera to FlorenceVisit a French perfumerySee the Leaning Tower of PisaFlorenceDiscover the Secrets of Michelangelo’s Florence ? see where his David was gifted to the Florentines, Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of FlorenceSee the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della SignoriaLearn about Florence’s leather craft with a demonstrationFlorence to RomeSpecial access Rome sightseeing coach tourSee the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza NavonaVenicePrivate boat through the canals & islands of VeniceSee the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s SquareSee Venice’s iconic canals & gondolasVenice to MunichScenic drive past vineyards, orchards & castlesSee the Glockenspiel & MarienplatzVisit a traditional beer hallMunich to ViennaVisit the Dachau concentration camp memorialViennaSee Sch?nbrunn Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral & the State Opera HouseScenic drive along the historic Ring RoadVienna to PragueSee Hradcany Castle, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, Charles Bridge and Wenceslas SquareVisit the Old Town Square and see the Astronomical ClockPrague to Rhine ValleyScenic drive along the Rhine RiverSee the Lorelei RockLearn how beer steins are craftedVisit the riverside town St. GoarWine tasting in an historic cellarRhine Valley to AmsterdamSee Amsterdam’s canals & gable houses by nightAmsterdamVisit a cheese farm & clog maker’s houseAccommodation21 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation: 17 nights in hotels & 4 nights in Contiki’s Feature HotelModern, air-conditioned coach with electrical outlets for chargingHotel tips, local taxes & service chargesFerry crossingsFood20 continental breakfasts11 three-course dinnersStaffAn experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver teamSightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations

16-Nights European Encounter Start London end London

European Encounter (Start London, End London)This tour is perfect if you want to see Europe but don’t have months to negotiate your way around. Take a bicycle tour of the Dutch countryside, go white water rafting in Austria, experience a Parisian cabaret show & rub shoulders with the rich & famous on the French Riviera…all in a little over 2 weeks!London to AmsterdamSee the White Cliffs of DoverAmsterdam to BerlinSee the Tiergarten, Alexanderplatz, Russian War Memorial, Brandenburg Gate & historic Reichstag buildingTake in commemorative artwork & the remains of the Berlin WallBerlin to PragueVisit Dresdan the city destroyed in World War II and known as the ‘Florence of the North’See the rebuilt Baroque architecture of the Royal Residence, Zwinger Palace, Opera House and FrauenkircheAn authentic Czech feast at one of our favourite taverns in PraguePragueSunrise photography sessionVenice to RomeSpecial access Rome sightseeing coach tourSee the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza NavonaSee St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican CityA delicious Italian pizza feast at a local trattoriaRome to FlorenceDiscover the Secrets of Michelangelo’s Florence ? see where his David was gifted to the Florentines, Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of FlorenceSee the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della SignoriaLearn about Florence’s leather craft with a demonstrationFlorence to Italian RivieraSee the Leaning Tower of PisaVisit the towns of Monterosso & PortovenereLucerne to ParisExclusive ‘Paris by Night’ sightseeing tourView of Paris from the Montparnasse Tower (from April 2018)Check out Paris from the Eiffel Tower (Until March 2018)See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-?lys?es, and Notre Dame CathedralParisVisit a French Perfumery (Summer Only)Accommodation16 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation: 1 night in Contiki’s Feature Hotel, 15 nights in hotelsModern, air-conditioned coach with electrical outlets for chargingHotel tips, local taxes & service chargesFerry crossingsFood15 continental breakfasts6 three-course dinnersStaffAn experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver teamSightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations