If you want to see Western Europe’s main highlights but don’t have a lot of time, this is the vacation for you! Visit England, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and France. Sample France’s celebrated cuisine—from fresh baguettes and pastries to fine wines. See London’s famous museums, shop at its famous stores on Bond Street and Knightsbridge, or kick back and stroll through lovely Hyde Park. Highlight of your trip include Brussel, home of the European Union, a scenic cruise on the Rhine River, Germany’s Romantic Road, a trade route during the Middle Ages. Once you cross into Austria, head south into Italy to visit the unique floating city of Venice as well as Romeo & Juliet’s Verona. Another feature of your holiday is your stay in Lucerne, one of Switzerland’s finest cities, situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Lucerne and nestled within the snowcapped Swiss Alps. Your vacation concludes in Paris, the “Ville Lumière,” where you will experience French elegance. In a short period of time, this affordable European vacation offers it all—historical sites, gastronomic delights, quaint towns, and scenic beauty.
Individual headsetsInside visits and special features: Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.Sightseeing: Brussels orientation drive; Rhine cruise; visits to Rothenburg, Venice, Verona, Lucerne
LONDON Novotel London West (F)BRUSSELS Park Inn (ST) or Ramada La Woluwe (ST)FRANKFURT AREA Mercure (ST) at Friedrichsdorf or Leonardo Royal Hotel Frankfurt (F)INNSBRUCK AREA Bon Alpina (ST) at Igls or Alpinpark (F) or Alphotel (F)VENICE AREA Holiday Inn (ST) at Marghera or Poppi (ST) at Mira or Antony Palace (F) at MarconLUCERNE AREA Drei Könige (ST) or Ibis (ST) at KriensDIJON Ibis Styles Dijon Central (ST)PARIS Timhotel Berthier (ST) or Ibis La Villette (ST)
Buffet breakfasts daily; 4 dinners, including a special dinner at a local restaurant in Dijon
NOTE:December 31 Departure-New Years in London
Transportation:Round-trip transportation between London and the Channel ports; on the Continent, private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach; cross-Channel ferry; Rhine cruise; canal transfer boat in Venice