Germany / Austria / Italy / France
This package includes
✔ 10 nights’ accommodation in 3-star hotels
✔ 9 breakfasts
✔ Orientation tour of Heidelberg
✔ Castle visit in Heidelberg
✔ Metzingen Outlet Centre
✔ Neuschwanstein Castle visit
✔ Orientation tour of Munich
✔ View Zugspitze
✔ Orientation tour of Innsbruck
✔ Orientation tour of Milan
✔ City tour of Monaco
✔ Orientation tour of Nice
✔ Orientation tour of Lyon
✔ Visit of Basillica of Notre Dame de Fourviere
✔ Visit of Hotel Dieu in Beaune
✔ ½ day guided city tour of Paris
✔ Seine Cruise
Day 1 - Frankfurt - Arrival
Arrive at Frankfurt airport meet your coach and transfer to the city center for a short panoramic tour Frankfurt is the birthplace of Goethe. Your panoramic tour will cover sights such as the Römer (town hall), St Paul's Church, the Botanical Garden Palmengarten and the majestic Opera House. Transfer to your hotel and overnight.
Day 2 - Frankfurt –Heidelberg – Black Forest
After breakfast, this morning check out of your hotel and drive through the Rhein valley and head to Heidelberg. The quaint University town of Heidelberg. Heidelberg is a town on the Neckar River in South-Western Germany. It’s known for venerable Heidelberg University, founded in the 14th century. Gothic Heiliggeistkirche church towers over the cafe-lined Marktplatz, a town square in the Altstadt (Old Town). The red-sandstone ruins of Heidelberg Castle, a noted example of Renaissance architecture. You then head to the Southern part of Germany the Black Forest area. Overnight at your hotel (B).
Day 3 - Black Forest – Metzingen – Neuschwanstein – Munich
After breakfast check out of your hotel and head to Metzingen Outlet city where you will have a couple of hours for retail therapy with amazing brands like Hugo Boss at discounted rates. You then head to Neuschwanstein Ludwig II of Bavaria built this fairy-tale palace: Neuschwanstein Castle. Perched on a rocky ridge overlooking the Pöllat gorge, the sheer drama of Neuschwanstein Castle leaves all who see it spellbound. After your visit head to Munich for a short panoramic tour. Stop at Marienplatz, the city’s main square since 1158, and find the Old Town Hall, one of the city's most beautiful buildings from the Gothic era, and the Rathaus-Glockenspiel. Also, see Munich’s famous beer house Hofbräuhaus — a festive 3-floor beer hall dating back to the 16th century and not to forget the Frauenkirche. Transfer to your hotel and overnight. (B)
Day 4 - Munich – Garmisch – Innsbruck
This morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and spend some time in this historical city of Munich , then head towards Garmisch where you will view the Zugspitze the highest mountain in Germany, then continue your journey to Austria to the old city of Innsbruck where you will have a short panoramic tour including the famous Maria Teresa Square and the Golden Roof Overnight (B).
Day 5 - Innsbruck – Bolzano – Lake Garda – Milan
After breakfast check out of your hotel and head to Bolzano explore the charming narrow streets and past architectural gems of this Medieval city, experience the city of encounters, bordered by the Dolomites and vineyards and discover the squares and arcades of this city from the Middle Ages. You explore the cathedral, basilica and the lively piazza. You then head to Milan passing by the amazing Lake Garda, in the North of Italy and well-known for its crystal-clear water, the scenery along the coastline is simply spectacular. Continue your journey to Milan and transfer to the hotel and overnight (B).
Day 6 - Milan – Genoa
After breakfast this morning depart the hotel and head to the center of Milan, see Sforza castle from the outside, La Scala theatre and Piazza Duomo and entrance to Milan cathedral. And browse the multiple designer boutiques on the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele 11. You then head to Genoa. Genoa is a port city and the capital of northwest Italy's Liguria region. It has been playing a major role in maritime trade over many centuries. In the old town stands the Romanesque Cathedral of San Lorenzo surrounded by picturesque piazza. After some time at leisure transfer to the hotel and overnight (B).
Day 7 - Italian Riviera – Monaco – Nice
This morning leave Genoa and head to the playground of Rich Monaco is a tiny independent city-state on France’s Mediterranean coastline known for its upscale casinos, yacht-lined harbor and prestigious Grand Prix motor race, which runs through Monaco’s streets once a year. Monte-Carlo, its major district, is home to the world-famous SNB casino complex and ornate Salle Garnier opera house. Continue your drive along the spectacular Cote D’ Azur coastline passing by the Corniches situated between Nice, Eze, and Monaco. Arrive in Nice and free time to wonder along the famous Promenade des Anglais. Overnight at hotel (B).
Day 8 - Nice – Cannes – Lyon
After breakfast check out of the hotel and continue your exploration of Nice visiting the old town centre Nice is the home of Henri Matisse. You then continue your tour and head to Cannes also the other pearl of the French Riviera. Cannes is famous for its world-famous Film festival and annually hosts a multitude of celebrities. Continue your journey through Provence to Lyon. The historical city of Lyon is the capital city in France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Visit the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière in Lyon. It was built with private funds between 1872 and 1884 in a dominant position overlooking the city. Explore the city and enjoy dinner at one of the many gastronomical restaurants which Lyon is famous for. Transfer to your hotel and overnight. (B)
Day 9 - Lyon – Beaune – Paris
This morning check out of your hotel and head to Paris: Europe’s capital of fashion. En route, you will stop at Beaune. Beaune is a walled town at the centre of the Burgundy winemaking region in France. Surrounded by the Côte d'Or vineyards, the cobbled town is renowned for an annual wine auction held at the Hôtel-Dieu (Hospices de Beaune). This 15th-century former hospital is now the Hôtel-Dieu Museum, showcasing works like "The Last Judgement" altarpiece by Van der Weyden. Continue your journey to the amazing city of Paris. Upon arrival, you will experience this romantic city with a cruise on the river Seine. Overnight at hotel (B).
Day 10 - Paris
After breakfast meet your local guide. Your introduction of this amazing metropolis begins with a half-day guided city tour taking you through the famous grand boulevards ‘the Champs Elysees’, the Arche de Triomphe, the famous Opera Garnier, the Grand Cathedral of Notre Dame and Louvre Museum. In the afternoon discover a part of Paris which is most enchanting, Montmartre Situated in the 18tH district Montmartre is a district full of authentic charm, famous for the Sacré-Coeur basilica and a magnificent view of Paris. After visiting the basilica you can stroll around this historic village with its cobbled streets and quaint restaurants and shops. One of the most famous squares is Place du Tertre and its famous caricaturists which is a must to visit, the square is surrounded by many cafes perfect for a French café crème or hot chocolate and watch the artists at work. There are many quaint souvenir shops to browse in. Overnight at Hotel (B).
Day 11 - Departure
After breakfast check out and you have time and leisure for last-minute shopping and transfer to the airport.