package

European Dance

Duration

19 days

Shared

This trip is shared with other travelers from SC (or its partners); included tour guides and transportation are for the entire group.
Departure time is fixed and prices are calculated based on max capacity, so they are fixed and per person.
$ 2440.43
Brief

From Rome to London, enjoy this 19-day odyssey across Europe. On this journey you will be able to see such historical and cultural monuments as the Coliseum, the Eiffel Tower and Buckingham Palace!

Day 1

Rome
Welcome to Rome! Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Your guide will greet you at the hotel and will provide you with all the necessary information for your tour. At the end of the evening, you will be transferred to Trastevere area. This neighborhood will be a great introduction to Rome; a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere district reveals hidden treasures to us, such as modest medieval churches and small shops with the most peculiar objects and scenes of daily life.  Many trattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued with the Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurants serving Indian, Chinese and international food can also be found in this area.
Overnight in Rome.

Day 2

Rome
In the morning, you will have a scenic tour of the capital, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal City”. You will visit the tiny state of the Vatican. Vatican City is the principle center of Catholicsm in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. Also included in the tour is an admission to the Roman Coliseum, the landmark of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport you back in time so that you can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening you will be transported to the Via Cavour area, where you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, and international food.
Overnight in Rome (Breakfast).

Day 3

Rome - Florence
You will leave Rome and head north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Florence, you will head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. In the evening you will go on a tour with a local expert and walk through the historic center, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo and the Piazza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Free time to explore. In the evening, you can dine at your favorite restaurant. In this district you can find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, and international food.
Overnight in Florence (Breakfast).

Day 4

Florence - Venice
Today you will enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in Venice, you will board a vaporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic center. With a local guide, you will visit the marvellous Plaza de San Marcos and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, you will be able to visit the Murano glass factory city. It is marvellous to see the technique of crystal blowing. Free time.
At the end of the afternoon, you will have the chance to dine at your restaurant of choice in the Mestre area.
Overnight in Venice (Breakfast).

Day 5

Venice - Salzburg
You will depart from Venice and travel to Verona. We will provide a shuttle from parking to the historic center. Your guide will instruct you on the places where you will be able to walk in Romeo and Juliet’s city - the city of lovers! Afterwards you will continue the journey between mountains towards Austria. You will arrive at Salzburg, where your guide will accompany you across the most beautiful streets of the historic center, which have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  
Note: In case of few travelers on the trip, the journey from Verona to Salzburg may be done partially by a train
Overnight in Salzburg (Breakfast).

Day 6

Salzburg - Vienna
You will leave Salzburg to reach Vienna at around noon. You will head to the Schönbrunn Palace where visitors can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. After lunch, you will go on a scenic visit around this impressive city with a local expert. You'll experience its majestic avenues, its palaces and the vibrant city center. In the evening you will go to the City Hall Square to enjoy the lighting and the nightlife in the neighbouring streets, and where you will have time to dine in the restaurant of your choice.
Overnight in Vienna (Breakfast).

Day 7

Vienna - Budapest
You will depart for Hungary. You will arrive at Budapest around lunchtime. Discover the “Queen of the Danube” on a scenic tour. This city is divided by the Danube River, with historic Buda on one side and cosmopolitan Pest on the opposite bank. You will spend some time at the end of the day in the lively Vaci Ucta area, where there is a wide variety of restaurants available.
Overnight in Budapest (Breakfast).

Day 8

Budapest
In the morning, you may go on a boat tour along the Danube River; the views of the city and parliament are impressive. Leisure time after the tour. At the end of the afternoon, there will be time to enjoy dinner in the city and travelers can select their preferred restaurant.
Overnight in Budapest (Breakfast).

Day 9

Budapest - Prague
You will leave Budapest for Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia and a city alongside the Danube river with an attractive historic center. You will have time to see the city and grab some lunch. Afterwards, you will continue on your way to the Czech Republic, where you will arrive at Prague. At the end of the afternoon, we will provide transportation to take you to the Old Town Square. This central location is full of energy and touristic activities. It’s a marvelous place to acquaint yourselves with Prague.
Overnight in Prague (Breakfast).

Day 10

Prague
You will be visiting this capital city, which is known as the Baroque jewel of Europe. Your local expert will provide a guided city tour, which will include the most outstanding monuments. During the visit, you will walk through Prague Castle (admission included). Subsequently, you will take a magnificent boat tour along Moldova River. Free time in the afternoon to explore Prague. In the evening, you will enjoy some time off in the historical city center and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world, including Czech, Chinese, Indian, and Italian.
Overnight in Prague (Breakfast).

Day 11

Prague - Frankfurt
You will leave for Germany. In the region of Bavaria, you will see Lauf an der Pegnitz, a picturesque little village which stands out for its busy Market Square and Castle. Afterwards, you will carry on to Wurzburg, with time to see this Bavarian city on the banks of the Maine, a former bishopric center which has become a very busy university city. Your journey continues towards Frankfurt. Explore the historic center and dine at a restaurant of your choosing.
Overnight in Frankfurt (Breakfast).

Day 12

Frankfurt - Amsterdam
Today we include a small cruise on the River Rhine, between the villages of Rudesheim and Sankt Goar, undoubtedly the river’s most picturesque sector. Afterwards you will travel to Cologne, a city which stands out for its immense Gothic cathedral. Then on to Holland, where you will arrive at Amsterdam by the end of the day
Overnight in Amsterdam (Breakfast).

Day 13

Amsterdam
Today will be filled with excitement and beauty. You will first go to Zaanse Schans to see its mills, its canals and its traditional houses. Then, you will visit Volendam, a very picturesque fishing village. From there, you will get on a short boat trip and sail to Marken, an island that was united to the mainland by a fixed dike with houses built on stilts. In the afternoon we include a panoramic tour of Amsterdam to see its narrow canals, the Dam Platz, its official buildings and parks. You will also get to see the local technique of diamond cutting. Transfer to the red light district, with its liberal values and its many restaurants from all corners of the world.
Overnight in Amsterdam (Breakfast).

Day 14

Amsterdam - Paris
You will leave for Brussels and will have time in the Grand Place. You will also be able to photograph the Atomium. Later in Bruges, the marvelous Flemish city known as the “northern little Venice”. Time for lunch before continuing to France, where you will end your day in Paris.
Overnight in Paris (Breakfast).

Day 15

Paris
A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and breathtaking monuments of Paris. You will end the visit at the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument (ticket admission included). End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose. At sunset, transfer to the “Quartier Latin”, a very picturesque area of the historic center were you can enjoy dinner with a wide variety of international cuisines. Return to hotel.
Note: Sometimes queues to climb the Eiffel Tower are long. For organizational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be made at a different moment of the day or on Monday
Overnight in Paris (Breakfast).

Day 16

Paris - Rouen
You will go to the center of Paris to the area of the Louvre Museum. You will spend your day there at leisure. If you wish, we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris. At around 17:30 you will leave Paris for Rouen, city museum with its houses with half-timbered walls, narrow streets and gothic churches.
Overnight in Rouen (Breakfast).

Day 17

Rouen - London
You will set off to the north of France. In Eperlecques, you will visit a huge bunker in the middle of the forest (admission included). From this point, V1 and V2 missiles were fired at the UK. Next, you will leave on a ferry across the English Channel to reach Canterbury, the religious capital of England with a very attractive historic center. Continuation to London. We will provide transfer to Camden, a district famous for having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London. Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on).
Overnight in London (Breakfast).

Day 18

London
In the morning, you will go on a comprehensive tour of London, including the House of Parliament, the Tower of London and the Thames River. You will also visit Buckingham Palace, where you can witness the changing of the guard. You may spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Optionally, we offer an optional excursion to the London Eye ferris wheel.
In the evening, we will meet at a meeting point in Piccadilly to walk to Leicester Square, China Town and Soho with its amazing atmosphere and its theaters. This transfer can also be organised the day before, once you arrive in London.
Overnight in London (Breakfast).

Day 19

London

After breakfast, end of our services.

(Breakfast).

package code: IT4766140
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