London - Paris - Brussels - Amsterdam

14 Day Escorted European Tour

Highlights:

  • London, England
  • Paris, France
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Amsterdam, The Netherland

Day 1: Arrival in london, England

London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom. In the center stands the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower, and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames River, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex and the entire city.

We will pick you up at the airport in London. Depending on your flight, the first day will be to introduce you to London's metro and bus systems and enjoy a stroll soaking up the historical neighborhood and surroundings. We will meet in the hotel lobby to discuss our plans for your vacation. You will enjoy dinner in the evening at a local restaurant and the rest of the evening will be your free time to relax or go out for a casual walk in the historical city of  London.

Day 2: London, England

The day will start with breakfast at the hotel in London. Your city tour will be a 3 hour walking tour of the city with an experienced guide. Your tour will show you Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, The House of Parliaments, Churchill’s War Cabinet Bunker, 10 Downing St. and much more.

Next, you will tour one of London’s royal residences, the Kensington Palace. The palace has been a home to the royal family since 1605. It is now the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke and Duchess of Kent, and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent. As one of London’s most admired palaces, you will walk through acres of beautiful gardens and the Kensington Orangery.

Later, you will enjoy a dinner at a local British Pub. If you want to relax after a hard day London sightseeing, you will have a free movie theatre pass to the Curzon Soho (one of the most exclusive London movie theatres), the Curzon Mayfair (voted one of London’s best cinemas) or the Curzon Chelsea (showing the best in art house and foreign films).

Day 3: London, England

After breakfast, you will enjoy a 3 hour Thames River cruise. This cruise will offer 4 locations to hop on and off at Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, London Eye and Greenwich. You will cruise alongside some of the oldest and most impressive buildings in London. Take your camera along for some great photos from the river! Next, you will tour the Tower of London, also known as Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress. The Tower is one of the most recognizable structures in London. You will explore the chambers restored to their former glory, once used by past kings and queens of England. Your next tour will be the Tower Bridge which has stood over the River Thames since 1895 and continues to be a working bridge to this day. You will meet in the evening and enjoy a dinner and the rest of the evening will be yours to relax or take in another cinema.

Day 4: London, England

After breakfast, you will be given a tour of Westminster Abbey. A significant structure in London and in British history. It contains impressive statues and monuments, complete with paintings, stained glass windows, and other religious artifacts. Afterwards, you will take a short train ride to the Hampton Court Palace, former home of King Henry VIII. You will be astonished by over 60 acres of beautiful gardens which includes the famous Maze and the Great Vine vineyard, a huge grape vine planted in 1769 with Guinness World Book listing to be the largest in the world. You will take another short train to Windsor Castle, built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror. Windsor Castle has been used by succeeding monarchs and is the longest occupied palace in Europe. Windsor Castle grounds cover over 12 acres with beautiful gardens. You will meet in the evening and enjoy a dinner and the rest of the evening will be yours to relax or stroll the street of London.

Day 5: Paris, France

The day will start with breakfast at the hotel in Paris. We will travel from London to Paris on the Eurostar train. Taking the train is the fastest and most popular way to travel from London to Paris. With speeds up to 300 kilometers per hour (186 mph), departing from St Pancras international train station and arrive at Paris Gare du Nord takes approximately 2.5 hours of travel time. Experience the Channel Tunnel, 31 miles long and at its deepest, the Channel Tunnel is 82 yards under water. Trains speeding underwater to Paris are only below the Channel for about 20 minutes.

Once in Paris, you will get familiar with the city on a 3 hour walking tour with an experienced guide. Your tour will show you Paris as it was meant to be seen by walking along the banks of the Seine, through its royal gardens and squares. You will view the Eiffel Tower, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, The Louvre Museum, Napoléon’s Tomb, Académie Française, Tuileries Gardens, Assemblée National, view of the Grand & Petit Palais, Haussmann’s Paris, the Latin Quarter, Pont Neuf, Place de la Concorde, Palais Royal and much more. Afterwards will be free time to walk the streets of Paris and shop if you wish. You will meet in the evening and enjoy a dinner and the rest of the evening will be yours to relax.

London - Paris - Brussels - Amsterdam 14 Day Tour of Europe:

Cost:   Adults / $3,495*

            Students (ages 6-12) / $1,495

            Children 5 and under / Free

*Based on Double Adult Occupancy

Single room supplement: 
$550-$750

Children under the age of 12 are required to share a room with an accompanying adult. There is a maximum of 2 children with 2 adults.

The tour includes:

  • All ground transportation from flight arrival in London and departure in Amsterdam.
  • Tour in private auto/minibus, with transportation to and from all tours and restaurants on the itinerary.
  • All accommodations are in a clean comfortable hotel, bed & breakfast or country inn. (European 3-5 star standards) located in central locations and with private bathrooms.
  • Breakfast each morning.
  • Dinner each evening with two free drinks (beer, wine, soda, juice or water only).
  • Free beer, wine, schnapps and non-alcoholic beverages served while traveling between cities and tours.
  • Entry and tour fees of all sights mentioned in the itinerary.

The tour does NOT include:

  • Airfare to and from Germany.
  • Meals other than those indicated in the itinerary.
  • Beverages other than those indicated in the itinerary.
  • Free time transportation or sightseeing.
  • Personal expenses for shopping, etc. 

Optional tours:

We have handpicked our tours to give you the must see sites with a relaxed and enjoyable vacation. We understand that some people have different interest than others. We will try to accommodate special requests such as a special tour, a historical site, a river cruise or just a special dinner. Please feel free to contact us.

Day 6: Paris, France

After breakfast, you will tour the Louvre Museum, one of the world's largest museums and a historic monument. The museum is the home to the famous Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo and contains over 35,000 pieces of art from prehistory to the 21st century. The Louvre is the world's most visited museum!  Next, you will tour the Orsay Museum, built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures from artist Monet, Degas, Renoir, Seurat, Gauguin and Van Gogh, to name a few. Next will be the Centre Pompidou museum, the largest museum of modern art in Europe. The collections and galleries featuring over 50,000 works of art from Picasso, Duchamp, Ernst and Miró and more!

In the evening will have a one hour cruise on the Seine River. You can relax and appreciate Paris’s spectacular landmarks and top tourist attractions by water. You will meet for dinner later in the evening and then ask us about some of the popular coffee houses in Paris for that double espresso to keep you motivated!

Day 7: Paris, France

After breakfast, you will take a tour of the Eiffel Tower, the only trip to the top of its kind in Europe! Constructed from 1887–89 as the entrance to the 1889 World's Fair, at 324 meters (1,063 ft) tall! From the esplanade to the summit you will experience a whole series of emotions. The first floor is one of the most spectacular attractions in Paris with its glass floor. Walk on the glass floor, 57 meters up from the ground, and experience the unique sensation of stepping out into the void. Enjoy the views of Paris from the second floor or enjoy a treat from the macaroon bar or browse through one of the souvenir shops. After an amazing ascent in a glass-walled lift, you will reach the top at 276 meters above the ground! There are two floors with one open-air and the other enclosed, you can enjoy the views of Paris by day or night.

Next, you will tour the Arc de Triomphe Paris, the most monumental of all triumphal arches, was built between 1806 and 1836. The sculpted triumphal arch stands guard in the center of the Étoile roundabout. Climb the 284 steps up to the viewing platform on top of the arch, 50 meters high where you can see the beautiful sights of Paris.

We will tour the Paris Opera House (Palais Garnier Opera House), one of the most recognized opera houses in the world. You will see the 7-ton chandelier of pure bronze and crystal, the Grand Staircase made of white Italian marble, the Grand Foyer, the marble rotundas for the high society and so much more. After another busy day of sightseeing, enjoy dinner and the rest of the evening will be yours to relax or enjoy an evening drink at a local café.

Day 8: Paris, France

After breakfast, you will take a short train ride to the Palace of Versailles, one of the largest castles in the world which contains an estimated 6,000 paintings and 5,000 pieces of furniture and other objects for you to see! You will be amazed by the Hall of Mirrors which features a hall that contains 17 mirror-clad arches that reflect the 17 arcaded windows that overlook the gardens. Each arch contains 21 mirrors with a total of 357 mirrors! This will be an all day adventure! After returning to the city center, you will enjoy dinner the rest of the day will be your free time.

Day 9: Paris, France

After breakfast, your last day Paris will be a day of relaxations and shopping. Boulevard Saint Germain is a street shoppers dream in Paris. This pretty street is lined with trees and beautiful Parisian buildings. It’s a great spot for home décor shops, fashion boutiques and gourmet food shops. Discover Rue du Commerce, considered the best hidden shopping street in Paris for its excellent selection of popular brand shops, small boutiques and traditional Parisian charm. Not into shopping, then treat yourself to one of the many spa & wellness centers in Paris!  You will meet in the evening and enjoy dinner and the rest of the evening will be yours to relax.

Day 10: Brussels, Belgium

Brussels is the political capital of Europe which helps this city of over 1 million people be one of the most multicultural in the world.

After breakast we will travel 1.5 hours from Paris to Brussels on the Thalys railways. Once in Brussels, you will start with a day on the hop-on-hop-off bus that covers the city's major attractions and allows you to plan your sightseeing adventures. You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops for sightseeing, shopping, and dining. While on board you will learn about the history of Brussels with the help of audio commentary available in 8 languages. You will have 2 different routes, on the northern route, you will see the  Cathedral, the St Hubertus Galleries, the Casino, the Rue Neuve shopping area, The Royal Palace with the Green Houses, the Atomium with Mini-Europe, the Basilica, the St-Géry quarter and the Grand Place with Manneken Pis. On the southern route, you will see the Mont des Arts, the Sablon area, the Louise district, Victor Horta museum, The Cambre Wood and Abbey, Cinquantenaire and the European Institutions. Later in the evening, you will enjoy a dinner and the rest of the evening will be yours to relax or find that perfect cup of coffee at a nearby cafe'.

Day 11: Brussels, Belgium

After breakfast, your will enjoy a 2.5 hour walking tour of the city with an experienced guide that covers all the main sights of the old city of Brussels. Starting in the famous Grand Place, you will go through the winding streets and discover the sites of the beginnings of the city over 1500 years ago. On your tour, you will see the Grand Place, The Town Hall, The Royal Square, Maison du Roi, Galeries Saint Hubert, The Monnaie Opera, St Nicolas’ Church, The River Senne and the birthplace of Tintin, the star of the 20th century’s most popular comic. You will meet in the evening and enjoy a dinner and the rest of the evening will be yours to relax.

Day 12: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths. Famous for its scenic canals and permissive culture of decriminalized drugs and legal prostitution, Amsterdam is a complex city with an amazing history.

After breakast we will travel 3 hours from Brussels to Amsterdam on the Thalys railways. Once in Amsterdam, you will start with a day on the hop-on- hop-off bus and boat that covers the city's major attractions and allows you to plan your sightseeing adventures.

You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops for sightseeing, shopping, and dining. While on board you will learn about the history of Amsterdam with the help of audio commentary available in 8 languages. The hop-on-hop-off bus and boat combination is the most convenient way to get around town. There are dozens of stops throughout the city where you can catch a boat or a bus. Go on a canal cruise through the beautiful canals or visit the world-famous museums and discover everything Amsterdam has to offer. The hop-on-hop-off buses and boats have panoramic windows so you don’t miss a single thing while traveling. If you see something where you would like to spend more time, you can just hop off and check it out at your own pace. When you want to move on, just hop on the next tour! Later in the evening, you will enjoy a dinner and the rest of the evening will be yours to relax.

Day 13: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After breakfast, you will take a 3 hours walking tour with an experienced guide that covers all the main sights of the old city of Amsterdam. The tour will cover The Old Church, The Red Light District, The Jewish Quarter, The Royal Palace, The Jordaan District, Anne Frank House, The Begijnhof Convent and The Widest Bridge and Narrowest House. These are only a few highlights of your city tour. Later in the evening, we will enjoy a farewell dinner and the rest of the evening will be yours to relax.

Day 14: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

You will enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then we will be happy to take you to the airport for your departure or you can continue your vacation in Europe.