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Wonders Of Europe

From $3499 $698 taxes

From London to Paris via Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy, discover the many wonders on this memorable European tour. History buffs will delight in seeing many of Europe’s historic sights. In Rome, visit the Roman Forum, dating back to the 7th century BC, and the iconic Colosseum, completed in the 1st century AD. In Lucerne, see the Chapel Bridge, built in 1333 as part of the city’s fortifications and now the oldest-preserved wooden bridge in Europe. In Trier, Germany’s oldest city, a walking tour highlights the Roman remains, pleasant market squares, and Germany’s oldest Christian church. Situated on the border of France and Germany, Strasbourg is a city that has retained its historic charm and is Europe at its most quintessential. On your walking tour here, see the gothic cathedral with its spires, stained-glass windows, and fascinating astronomical clock, and wander around the magical La Petite France district, home to half-timbered houses, quaint shops, and a waterfront promenade.

If you’re more interested in art and architecture, you’ll enjoy the treasures offered on this Europe tour. Visit Florence, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. A highlight of Florence is Piazza Signoria, adorned with ornate and famous statues. Pisa’s famous Leaning Tower and the delicate floating city of Venice are other architectural wonders. Of course, no traveler to Europe should miss the distinct Parisian style, and you’ll have time to explore Paris’ famous sites.

Enjoy time in the French Riviera, visit a famous perfume factory in Èze, and the Provence region, known for its Mediterranean climate, vineyards, and gorgeous scenery. Stop in Aix-en-Provence, the birthplace of painter Cézanne and known for its fountains, elegant homes, and famous cafés.

From the historic sights and architectural treasures to the beautiful scenery, this enriching, value-minded European tour offers something for everyone.

Travel Best Bets Package Includes

  • Round trip airfare from Vancouver to London and return from Paris
  • 14 nights in Superior Tourist Class accommodation below or similar
    LONDON Novotel London West
    BRUSSELS Ramada La Woluwe
    STRASBOURG AREA Ibis Centre Ponts Couverts
  • LUCERNE AREA Krone at Sarnen or Rothaus
    MILAN Starhotels Business Palace or Holiday Inn Garibaldi Station
    VENICE AREA Antony Palace at Marcon or Poppi at Mira
    ROME Fleming or Holiday Inn Express San Giovanni
    MONTECATINI Settentrionale Esplanade
    FRENCH RIVIERA Ibis Styles Nice Airport or Ibis Styles Vieux Port or Quality Mediterranee at Menton
    LYON AREA Lyon Ouest or Parkest
    PARIS Novotel Paris 17 or Kyriad Bercy
  • 15 day guided vacation coach tour with headsets throughout the tour
    Sightseeing: Visits to Lucerne, Lugano, Venice, Assisi, Pisa, a perfume workshop in Èze, Aix-en-Provence, Beaune. Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.
    Scenic Highlights: Black Forest, Swiss Alps, Italian and French Rivieras, Burgundy Wine Country
    Guides: Host service in London; Local Guides for city sightseeing in Rome, Florence, Paris; professional Tour Director while touringHost service in London; Local Guides for city sightseeing in Trier, Strasbourg, Rome, Florence, Paris; professional Tour Director while touring
  • Meals: 14 Buffet breakfasts daily (B); 4 dinners (D)
  • Round trip transfers from airport to hotel and hotel to airport

 Travel Best Bets Exclusive:  Book by November 23 and save $50 per person.

Vancouver Double Occupancy or Single Share*
July 2-17, 2018 $3499+ $698 tax
*Kelowna, Victoria add from $400 more per person
Single Room Supplement add $1064
Pre-Pay Gratuities
(Tour Director & Driver)
add $159 per person
*Repeat Globus family of brands $140 discount

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*Kelowna & Victoria return flight will require an overnight hotel in Vancouver at passengers own cost.

*Single Share Program: Cosmos accept reservations on a “guaranteed share” basis. They charge the basic price and match up singles of the same gender in twin-bedded rooms. For mutual comfort, they adopt a no-smoking rule in shared rooms. If no other traveler has booked on “guaranteed share” basis, they’ll absorb the single room supplement, and that traveler will be accommodated in a single room at no extra charge.

*Repeat Globus brands passenger
Anyone who has traveled with the Globus family of brands within the past five years is eligible. Whether you traveled with Globus, Cosmos, Monograms, or Avalon Waterways, you can start taking advantage of great perks as soon as you enroll. Click here to enroll.

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in London, England
Transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, you may want to start exploring the lively British capital. Uniformed hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

Day 2 London
The whole day is free to take advantage of our rich program of optional activities. How about a fascinating tour of London’s landmarks, a visit to the Tower of London with the lavish Crown Jewels, or an excursion to Windsor Castle? Tonight, a leisurely cruise on the Thames River would be fun!
Breakfast

Day 3 London–Brussels, Belgium
Depart London early this morning and head out into the lush countryside to the English Channel port, where you board a FERRY bound for the Continent. Upon arrival, your Tour Director and luxury motorcoach meet you, and you’re off across Belgium to Brussels.
Breakfast

Day 4 Brussels–Trier, Germany–Strasbourg Area, France
Cross the German border and stop for an included walking tour in ancient Trier, founded by the Celts in the late 4th century BC. Cross into France to arrive in Strasbourg for an overnight.
Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Strasbourg Area–Lucerne Area, Switzerland
On your included walking tour in Strasbourg, seat of the European Parliament, see the monumental gothic cathedral with its ancient murals, stained-glass windows, and fascinating astronomical clock; experience the unique Franco-German culture; and explore the city’s historic heart in the magical La Petite France district. Later, travel through the fabled Black Forest, known for its cuckoo clocks, wood carving, delectable Black Forest Cake, and traditional farmhouses with sweeping, half-hipped roofs. Enter Switzerland and head towards the majestic Alps before stopping in Lucerne. Visit the LION MONUMENT, a masterful stone sculpture honoring Louis XVI’s heroic Swiss Guard, and CHAPEL BRIDGE, Europe’s oldest covered bridge, dating back to 1333.
Breakfast

Day 6 Lucerne Area–Lugano–Milan, Italy
More wonderful alpine scenery awaits as you drive into the mountains surrounding massive St. Gotthard. Pass through its great tunnel, then begin your scenic descent into the warmth and sunshine of Canton Ticino. Take a break in lovely Lugano and stroll along its lakeside promenade. On to vibrant Milan, Italy’s fashion capital.
Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Milan–Venice Area
Leave Milan and cross the flat Po River plain to the Venice area. Here, you’ll board your private MOTORBOAT for incredible views of the Bridge of Sighs, Doges’ Palace, and monumental ST. MARK’S SQUARE. Later, visit a GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP to watch a skilled craftsman at work. Don’t miss out on an optional gondola serenade that glides through century-old canals.
Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 Venice Area–Assisi–Rome
An interesting drive southward, through the gentle Umbrian hills to medieval Assisi, where St. Francis was born in 1182. Visit the world-famous BASILICA with its beautiful frescoes by Giotto, then head for Rome.
Breakfast

Day 9 Rome
The “Eternal City” is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter’s Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever built; the Roman Forum; Piazza Venezia, and Campidoglio. An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo’s impressive fresco of The Last Judgment.
Breakfast

Day 10 Rome–Florence–Montecatini
Say “Arrivederci, Roma” as you drive northwards through lovely Tuscan countryside to reach Florence. On the included walking tour with a Local Guide, discover the landmarks of this Renaissance city, like Piazza Signoria with the Loggia dei Lanzi, Palazzo Vecchio, and the breathtaking cathedral on Piazza del Duomo. Overnight in the spa town of Montecatini.
Breakfast

Day 11 Montecatini–Pisa–Èze, France–French Riviera
Stop in Pisa to see the Leaning Tower and the SQUARE OF MIRACLES. Bypassing the great port of Genoa, head northwest, getting glimpses of the Italian and French Rivieras. Visit one of the famous PERFUME FACTORIES in Èze before reaching your destination on the lovely French Riviera.
Breakfast

Day 12 French Riviera–Aix-Enprovence–Lyon Area
Leave the French Riviera this morning and head inland, crossing sun-drenched Provence. Take in the Mediterranean atmosphere of Aix-en-Provence, then travel through the famous wine-producing area of the Rhône Valley. Overnight in the Lyon area.
Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13 Lyon Area–Beaune–Paris
Enjoy vistas of famous Burgundy vineyards on the way to Beaune, famous for wines such as Chambertin and Nuits-Saint-Georges. Its Hôtel-Dieu with its colorful roof is one of the oldest hospitals in Europe. Head for the exciting city of Paris. Time to enjoy an optional cabaret show.
Breakfast

Day 14 Paris
One full day to explore the city that’s known throughout the world for its fashion, art and museums, delicious food, and joie de vivre. Included sightseeing with a local expert shows off many of the best-known Parisian sites. Tonight, consider joining the optional farewell dinner in a typical French restaurant.
Breakfast

Day 15 Paris
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Breakfast


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