Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Starting from Frankfurt, discover some of Europe's most iconic countries and unique cities on a 14-day overnight tour. Today you’ll explore the city of Bonn, the birthplace of composer Ludwig Van Beethoven. Visit Cologne's Gothic Cathedral and also experience the Zaanse Schans open air museum and the Royal Palace as well as Dam Square in Amsterdam.
Next on your journey, you will explore the city of Brussels as well as Paris and all it's breathtaking must-see attractions, such as the Eiffel Tower, Le Louvre Museum and the opulent Palace of Versailles (entrance tickets at your own expense) and Arc de Triomphe. You will also have the chance to experience France's Champagne region of Reims, followed by highlights of Luxembourg – including the Place de Constitution and Pont Adolphe. Head to Trier to visit the Karl Marx House Museum afterwards and finish your first week by visiting Frankfurt's Roemerberg Plaza.
Your second week (after transferring to our Blue line tour) will begin with your arrival in medieval Prague where you will be able to explore the city's amazing architecture and visit the famous Old Royal Palace and Golden Lane (entrance ticket at your own expense). Travel through Bratislava next and enjoy views of the magnificent Castle and St. Martin's Cathedral. Also experience the wonders of Hungary's capital, Budapest including Fisherman's Bastion (entrance ticket at your own expense) on the Buda side and Hungary's Parliament Building in Pest.
Explore Vienna and its historic sites, such as City Hall, the Austrian Parliament and Hofburg Palace. While still in Austria, visit the city of Salzburg, famous for its charming architecture, the iconic movie The Sound of Music and for being the birthplace of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Experience the alpine scenery and all its beauty as you head to the German city of Munich.
Visit the Swiss Alps next by taking a cable car to Mt.Titlis (entrance ticket at your own expense) and continue your journey to Lucerne to visit the famous Lion Monument afterwards. Witness the beauty of Lake Zurich and the amazing Rhine Falls as you make your way back to Germany and its famous Black Forest, before returning to Frankfurt where your 14-day unforgettable tour finishes with a drop-off at Frankfurt am Main Train Station, tour hotel or airport transfer if the latter two options are chosen.
Overnight: 3-star hotels (in the city or city nearby) Meals: Daily breakfasts
Please note: From mid-March to mid-May the tour will also visit Keukenhof Gardens (own expense), a 32-hectare seasonal exhibition of beautifully coloured and scented displays of spring flowers - most notably millions of tulips. This will be the replacement of visit to Zaanse Schans.
Tour manager and driver
Sightseeing tours as per the itinerary
Transport by air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: minimum 3* in the city or city nearby
Convenience fee of €5 pp/pd (adults & children) (€7 from February 2018 onwards), for the tour manager and the driver.
Food & drinks, unless specified. On days where meals are not included, the tour manager will offer assistance with reservations & directions to local/service station restaurants and cafés.
Flights or other travel costs, visas, travel insurance, private transfers.
Triple rooms will no longer be available from 1 April 2016. If a group of three is traveling, tour cost excludes one adult being accommodated in a single room - the single supplement is €30 per night (€50 from February 2018 onwards)
Any additional excursions, activities or shows not included in the itinerary or those included but as mentioned, will be at your own expense.
Personal expenses, alcoholic drinks (available to purchase).
All city entrance fees and taxes (€10 in total per person), to be paid in cash directly to the tour manager whilst on tour.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
During the UEFA European Championship in France from 5 June-15 July 2016, all overnight tour hotel in Paris ONLY excludes a surcharge of €25 per person per night (children 2-11 sharing a room with two adults with no extra bed, will not have to pay the surcharge).
Passport name and number, gender, date of birth and nationality are required for all passengers; please advise at the time of booking
Children under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by an adult
Children (2-11) must share a room with two adults and will not be considered for extra bed requests, will occupy a seat on the coach
Child prices only apply if there are 2 adults. In the case of 1 adult and 1 child you will need to book for 2 adults
Infants (aged under 2) are free of charge, will not occupy a seat on the coach
One night only pre and or post tour accommodation: child (2-11) stays free, only apply if sharing with two adults without extra bed
Triple room will no longer be available from 1 April 2016. Single supplement of €30 per night applies to one adult who will be accommodated in a single room
Not wheelchair accessible
It is the responsibility of each passenger to ensure that they comply with all the necessary passport (must be valid for at least 6 months), visa, health, insurance and other travel regulations required for all the countries they will be visiting prior to the start of the tour
Frankfurt am Main Train Station - Main Entrance
Departs at 8:30am Make sure to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to departure
Returns to original departure point, Frankfurt am Main Train Station between 6:30pm - 7:00pm approximately.