Globus - 8 Night Deluxe Tour Package8-Nights Enchanting Europe

Tours offered from April 15th, 2020 - September 16th, 2020

Starting from only $2,469.00 (USD)

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Tour Overview

The name of this European tour-Enchanting Europe-says it all! Travel from Amsterdam, Holland's lively capital, to picturesque Lucerne in the Swiss Alps with overnights in Koblenz and Wiesbaden in the Rhine Valley, in Bavaria's capital Munich, and in romantic Salzburg. Enjoy a canal cruise in Amsterdam; admire Cologne's impressive gothic cathedral; walk through the medieval walled town of Rothenburg; visit the famous Hofbrдuhaus in Munich; enjoy a guided walking tour through romantic Salzburg and see the sites from The Sound of Music movie; walk through the historic center of Innsbruck and take pictures of the Golden Roof; stop in Vaduz, capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein: and in Lucerne, cross the Chapel Bridge, dating back to the 14th century and admire the emotional Lion Monument. Take in gorgeous scenery while driving through some of the most picturesque regions of Europe. Enjoy a romantic cruise with lunch along the most scenic part of the river, a Riesling wine tasting in the charming town of Rьdesheim, and a drive through the most spectacular parts of the majestic Alps in Austria and Switzerland. There is time to shop for Christmas ornaments in picture-book Rothenburg, for crystal in Innsbruck, for stamps in Vaduz, and for chocolate and Swiss watches in Lucerne. Globus has included a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Lucerne to celebrate the success of this amazing Enchanting Europe tour.Included Features:AMSTERDAMWelcome dinner; guided sightseeing including a canal cruise; visit a major diamond centerCOLOGNESee the cathedralRHINE RIVER[LF] Half-day cruise to Rьdesheim with light lunchRЬDESHEIM [LF] Wine tastingROTHENBURG Walking tour of the walled townMUNICH Orientation, visit Marienplatz and the famous HofbrдuhausSALZBURGGuided walking tour, visit Mirabell Gardens and Residenz Square INNSBRUCK Walk through the Old Town to the Golden RoofVADUZ Stop in the capital of LiechtensteinLUCERNE Walking tour including the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge; farewell dinner at a local restaurant

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Enchanting Europe

Day 1 ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND. Welcome to Amsterdam! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

Day 2 AMSTERDAM. Meet your Local Guide and hear about the fascinating history of the 700-year-old capital during a leisurely CANAL CRUISE. Admire the patrician mansions and the gabled faзades; the “Golden Bend,” the most prestigious part of the Herengracht and a monument to the Golden Age; the Stopera, Amsterdam's proud concert hall; the Hermitage, a branch museum of the Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg; and much more. Also visit a major DIAMOND CENTER. For those who wish to experience Dutch life in the countryside, an optional excursion is available to picture-book Volendam, a fishing village at the former Zuiderzee, including visits to a working windmill, a clogmaker, a cheese farm, plus dinner. (B)

Day 3 AMSTERDAM–COLOGNE, GERMANY–KOBLENZ. A smooth drive past the Dutch region best known as the setting of A Bridge Too Far brings you to the Rhine Valley. Stop in Cologne and see the awesome twin-spired gothic cathedral. Overnight in Koblenz, where the Mosel River flows into the Rhine River. Why not join an optional excursion to famous Marksburg castle, from where you have spectacular views of the river below?
Today's Distance: 242 mi / 390 km (B,D)

Day 4 KOBLENZ–RЬDESHEIM–WIESBADEN. Today is dedicated to a romantic RHINE CRUISE, including lunch, along the most scenic part of the Rhine River. Sit back and relax while you pass castle-crested cliffs, terraced vineyards, and trim, half-timbered towns. Arrive in Rьdesheim, capital of the Riesling wine, for a traditional WINE TASTING, before proceeding to your hotel in Wiesbaden.
Today's Distance: 62 mi / 100 km (B,L,D)

Day 5 WIESBADEN–ROTHENBURG–MUNICH. Join your Tour Director for a walk through medieval, walled Rothenburg. Time to shop for Christmas ornaments, for which this town is famous. Continue to Munich, capital of Bavaria. Visit MARIENPLATZ with its New and Old Town Halls, followed by the famous HOFBRДUHAUS, dating back to 1589. Free time for dinner.
Today's Distance: 304 mi / 490 km (B)

Day 6 MUNICH–SALZBURG, AUSTRIA. Drive eastwards, following the Bavarian Alps to Austria. Arrive in Salzburg, where your Local Guide takes you for a walking tour through the historic center. Admire exquisite MIRABELL GARDENS, the Great Festival Hall, St. Peter's Monastery, and magnificent RESIDENZ SQUARE, where some scenes of The Sound of Music movie were filmed. Also see Mozart's birthplace in the charming Getreidegasse. Time to browse through the downtown market. You may wish to join an optional excursion to spectacular Berchtesgaden and Hitler's Eagle's Nest.
Today's Distance: 118 mi / 190 km (B)

Day 7 SALZBURG–INNSBRUCK–VADUZ, LIECHTENSTEIN–LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND. A scenic drive brings you to Innsbruck, tucked amid the Alps, and capital of Tyrol. Join your Tour Director for a pleasant walk through quaint medieval lanes to Emperor Maximilian's GOLDEN ROOF. Next is Vaduz, capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein. Time to buy your stamps or other souvenirs before continuing to Lucerne in the heart of Switzerland.
Today's Distance: 311 mi / 500 km (B)

Day 8 LUCERNE. During your walking tour, admire Thorwaldsen's impressive LION MONUMENT, dedicated to the fallen Swiss Guards who protected the Royal House of France during the French Revolution, and the ornate patrician houses lining the cobblestone streets of the walled Old Town. Then, cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church. Afterwards, shop for Swiss watches and chocolate. Tonight, a farewell dinner has been prepared at a local restaurant, the best way to say auf Wiedersehen, Lucerne. (B,D)

Day 9 LUCERNE–ZURICH AIRPORT. Morning transfer to Zurich Airport in time for homebound flights leaving no earlier than 10 am. Extra nights are available in Zurich.
Today's Distance: 34 mi / 55 km (B)

Tour Dates & Pricing

  • Wednesday April 15th, 2020 - Thursday April 23rd, 2020
    from $2,469.00
  • Wednesday April 29th, 2020 - Thursday May 7th, 2020
    from $2,539.00
  • Wednesday May 13th, 2020 - Thursday May 21st, 2020
    from $2,569.00
  • Wednesday May 27th, 2020 - Thursday June 4th, 2020
    from $2,499.00
  • Wednesday July 8th, 2020 - Thursday July 16th, 2020
    from $2,499.00
  • Wednesday July 22nd, 2020 - Thursday July 30th, 2020
    from $2,559.00
  • Wednesday August 5th, 2020 - Thursday August 13th, 2020
    from $2,619.00
  • Wednesday September 2nd, 2020 - Thursday September 10th, 2020
    from $2,469.00
  • Wednesday September 16th, 2020 - Thursday September 24th, 2020
    from $2,529.00