23 or 25 days
London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Heidelberg, Munich, Tyrol, Florence, Rome, Barcelona, Madrid, with extension to Lisbon
Europe’s capital cities come in all forms. See the bold iconic monuments, like London’s Big Ben and Paris’s Eiffel Tower. Experience the understated charm of Amsterdam’s canals and the majestic Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Uncover relics from the distant past, like Rome’s Ancient Forum. Witness many different sights, many distinct atmospheres and many ways of life.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of London

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
  • Day 4: London • Harwich • Night ferry

    Explore London on your own

    Travel by night ferry to Hook of Holland

  • Day 5: Hook of Holland • Amsterdam

    Travel to Amsterdam

    Take a tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Royal Palace
    • Westerkerk

    Visit the Anne Frank House

  • Day 6: Amsterdam

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill.

    Explore Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 7: Amsterdam • Brussels

    Travel to Brussels

    Take a tour of Brussels

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • European Union buildings
    • Grand-Place
    • Atomium

    Visit the Parlamentarium

  • Day 8: Brussels • Paris

    Travel to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 9: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays. 

  • Day 10: Paris • Heidelberg

    Travel to Heidelberg
  • Day 11: Heidelberg

    Visit the Heidelberg Castle and wine barrel

    Take a tour of Heidelberg
  • Day 12: Heidelberg • Munich

    Travel to Munich

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 13: Munich • Tyrol region

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

  • Day 14: Tyrol region • Verona • Florence

    Travel via Verona to Florence

  • Day 15: Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Basilica of Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise

    See the Duomo

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 16: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 17: Rome

    Take a tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 18: Rome • Civitavecchia • Night ferry

    Explore Rome on your own

    Travel to Civitavecchia

    Travel by 24-hour ferry to Barcelona

  • Day 19: Night ferry • Barcelona

  • Day 20: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Guided visit of Park Güell

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets and clapping. A beverage is included during the two-hour performance.
  • Day 21: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel

    Visit the Prado
  • Day 22: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Explore Madrid on your own

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day optional excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 23: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 23: Madrid • Mérida • Lisbon

    Free time in None

    Visit the Roman Theatre

  • Day 24: Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Visit the Castle of São Jorge

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lisbon Fado Evening

    Lisbon Fado Evening

    Enjoy a performance of traditional music known as Fado during this memorable evening excursion. Talented performers present a program of centuries-old ballad-like songs that tell stories of the hardships of everyday life. A beverage is included in this one-hour performance.

  • Day 25: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of London

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
  • Day 4: London • Harwich • Night ferry

    Explore London on your own

    Travel by night ferry to Hook of Holland

  • Day 5: Hook of Holland • Amsterdam

    Travel to Amsterdam

    Take a tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Royal Palace
    • Westerkerk

    Visit the Anne Frank House

  • Day 6: Amsterdam

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill.

    Explore Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 7: Amsterdam • Brussels

    Travel to Brussels

    Take a tour of Brussels

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • European Union buildings
    • Grand-Place
    • Atomium

    Visit the Parlamentarium

  • Day 8: Brussels • Paris

    Travel to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 9: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays. 

  • Day 10: Paris • Heidelberg

    Travel to Heidelberg
  • Day 11: Heidelberg

    Visit the Heidelberg Castle and wine barrel

    Take a tour of Heidelberg
  • Day 12: Heidelberg • Munich

    Travel to Munich

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 13: Munich • Tyrol region

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

  • Day 14: Tyrol region • Verona • Florence

    Travel via Verona to Florence

  • Day 15: Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Basilica of Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise

    See the Duomo

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 16: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 17: Rome

    Take a tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 18: Rome • Civitavecchia • Night ferry

    Explore Rome on your own

    Travel to Civitavecchia

    Travel by 24-hour ferry to Barcelona

  • Day 19: Night ferry • Barcelona

  • Day 20: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Guided visit of Park Güell

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets and clapping. A beverage is included during the two-hour performance.
  • Day 21: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel

    Visit the Prado
  • Day 22: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Explore Madrid on your own

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day optional excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 23: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 23: Madrid • Mérida • Lisbon

    Free time in None

    Visit the Roman Theatre

  • Day 24: Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Visit the Castle of São Jorge

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lisbon Fado Evening

    Lisbon Fado Evening

    Enjoy a performance of traditional music known as Fado during this memorable evening excursion. Talented performers present a program of centuries-old ballad-like songs that tell stories of the hardships of everyday life. A beverage is included in this one-hour performance.

  • Day 25: Depart for home

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