Discover European class and grandeur on this journey from Barcelona to Berlin. Begin the adventure in Barcelona and wander among one of the largest concentrations of Gothic architecture in Europe. Cruise through France’s canvas-perfect Provence region, stopping to admire Avignon before continuing on to Paris. Taste chocolate and beer in Belgium and Luxembourg, and perhaps learn how to pair the two, discover why Amsterdam captures the hearts of all who visit, and finish in Germany’s fascinating capital – Berlin. Steeped in history and architectural brilliance, this 15-day adventure combines sights and cultural experiences that reflect old-world Europe and define modern European culture.

Highlights

This trip covers some of the best food destinations in Europe. Enjoy cured meats, oils and olives in Barcelona and delve deep into the complex flavours of Parisian cuisine. Indulge in late-night seafood in Brussels and get onboard with Berlin’s love of marinated meat and potatoes

The Eiffel Tower and the Louvre are iconic French institutions. Spend plenty of free time in Paris to see the major attractions as well the city's hidden gems

Gaudi's modern basilica, La Sagrada Familia, is like no other building you've ever seen. Still under construction after over 130 years, this Gothic masterpiece embodies Barcelona's artistic and progressive heart

Brussels is easily explored on foot and also has a great public transport system. Venture to the outskirts of the city and back without losing big chunks of your time

If you fancy a day trip out of Brussels, Bruge is the way to go. Visit a fairy-tale medieval town on an optional train trip out of the city.

The beating heart of modern Germany, Berlin is packed with history, arts and culture. The city's poignant memorials serve not just to recognise the past, but to educate new generations into the future

Amsterdam has been developed with cyclists in mind, so hire a bike and hit the charming streets with the locals (just watch out for those canals)