From East to West with London

Duration

14 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Vienna

Available

April 2020 / March 2021

Cities to visit: Vienna; Budapest; Bratislava; Prague; Lauf; Würzburg; Frankfurt; ; Cologne; Amsterdam; Brussels; Bruges; Paris; Rouen; English Channel; Canterbury; London

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Detailed day by day description

Introduction

Dear Traveler: thank you for choosing us to perform this Tour! We hope you enjoy your trip.

Here we give you a guidance on their tour with the information that we believe may be of your interest. The information is indicative, may exist variations on designated hours.

TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Europamundo or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage)..

Remember to inform us by phone if you lost your connection flight or expected delay of their arrival, in your VOUCHER figure the phone of the transfer.

IMPORTANT: If you had additional nights upon arrival the hotel will have your reservation, but his travel guide normally will not be until the night before the start of the tour.

Day

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS:   Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
Welcome to Europe!!!.   On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer you to the hotel.  You can enjoy free time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area. 

IMPORTANT - IF YOU REQUESTED ADDITIONAL NIGHTS on arrival at the hotel you will have your booking made but the guide of your trip will normally not arrive until the start of the included activities. YOUR TIME BEFORE THIS MOMENT IS THEREFORE FREE. At your hotel they can help you with all the information you need.  

NB:   The schedules you will find in this itinerary are approximate. The guide, depending on the situation and in order to improve the development of the circuit, may adjust the schedules.    

Highlights: City tour of Vienna. Vienna gardens of the immense Schönbrunn Palace. Evening transfer. 

09.00 hrs.- Vienna - start with a  scenic sightseeing  tour of Vienna to know the most important places of interest including the Opera , the Museum of Fine Arts and Natural History , Parliament , the Royal Theatre , City Hall and the University. Passing by the Church of San Carlos, we arrive to the Belvedere Palace where we will walk through the gardens from where we are offered a fabulous view of the city. ( If the English-speaking group has fewer than fifteen people, the tour can be conducted in both English and Spanis h).  

Directly afterwards, we head the  Schönbrunn Palace  where visitors can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. 

In the evening we go to the  City Hall Square  to enjoy the lighting and the nightlife in the neighbouring streets, and where we will have dinner with cuisines from around the world (including Austrian,  Chinese , Indian and Italian). Return to hotel.- 

Total distance: 245km       
Scenery:  We travel through the beautiful Pannonian Basin to the Hungarian capital.     
Note:   We remind you that the currency of Hungary is the Forint. It is advisable to pay in local currency during your stay.  If the number of passengers in very small, the journey can be made by train.   


08:30 h. Vienna – Departure following the course of the Danube to Hungary. We have a little under a 3-hours- trip to Budapest.
11:30 h. Budapest  – Arrival.  Relax and discover the city on  a boat tour along the Danube river;  the views of the city and parliament are impressive. Time for lunch after the tour.

14.30 hrs- Guided tour  of the “Queen of the Danube” lasting three hours. Visit to the two areas of the city that are separated by the Danube: with historic "Buda" on one side and cosmopolitan "Pest" on the opposite bank. We will know the elegant Pest quarter, the city’s administrative, commercial and leisure district and Heroes’ Square, the Parliament, the Opera House and the elegant boulevards; and the historical Hill of Buda with St. Matthew’s Cathedral, the Fisherman’s Bastion and Habsburg Palace.  Leisure time after the tour. 

At sunset, there will be time at the end of the day in the lively area of  VACI UTCA , where there are lots of little restaurants with food from different countries (Indian, Chinese, Hungarian, Italian).  Return to hotel .

Total distance: 530 km .

07.30 hrs- Departure from Budapest.
10.30 hrs- Bratislava. We will get to the capital of Slovakia and a city alongside the Danube with an attractive historic centre. Time to see the city and have lunch.

13.30 hrs.- We well leave Bratislava to continue on our way to the Czech Republic.
18.30 hrs- Prague,  Arrival in the evening and transfer t o the  Old Town Square . This central location is full of energy and touristic activities. It’s a marvellous place to acquaint ourselves with Prague. Several restaurants offering cuisines from around the world will be waiting to delight your taste buds, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to hotel.

Today’s highlights: c ity tour of Prague. Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river Vltava. Evening transfer. 
Note: We recommend you wear comfortable shoes during the walking tour.   


07.45 h. Comprehensive tour .  Lasting three hours and a half The tour starts off from the “ Caste l Quarter” ( admission included) , the political, religious and monumental centre of the capital, and the cathedral, the palaces and viewpoints over the “city of the 100 towers” and explains the history of the country. We then continue our walk through the “Small City” or “Malastrana Quarter”, the city’s Baroque jewel, to the famous “Charles Bridge”. 

The city tour  is followed by a monumental cruise on the river Vltava. 
Free afternoon to continue exploring the city.

In the evening, we enjoy time in the historic city centre and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world.  Return to hotel. 

Total distance: 560  km
Landscapes: Beautiful landscapes en route. Hills. Picturesque villages.

07.30 hrs.- Prague – Departure from Prague on our way to Germany. 
11.45 hrs- Lauf and der Pegnitz - Arrival and time to stroll in this picturesque little Bavarian village which stands out for its busy Market Square and Castle.

13.00 hrs.- Departure from Lauf. We carry on to Wurzburg.
14.30 hrs.- Wurzburg - Arrival and time to have lunch and get to know this baroque city of Bavaria, on the banks of the Main river, ancient episcopal seat and today, university city with much animation.

17.00 hrs.- Wurzburg. Departure. Our journey continues toward Frankfurt.
18.45 hrs - Frankfurt – Arrival-. We cross the wide modern avenues from the financial city of Germany. Then, free time in the historic center to explore and choose your favorite restaurant to dine in (from Indian, oriental, Italian, International and so on).

Total distance: 480km by road and 30 additional by boat.
Scenery: Fertile and picturesque Rhine basin , 
Note: Bring some warm clothing to enjoy the deck on the boat!

08.00 hrs.- Frankfurt –Departure-. 
09.15 hrs.- Rudesheim –Arrival -.  A stroll through this very picturesque village near the Rhine known for all its taverns. We embark on a cruise that last about an hour and forty-five minutes. We discover what it is considered the most beautiful area of the Rhine Valley, drawing medieval villages, castles, vineyards, hills, small churches. Expected departure of the cruise at 10.15 (schedule can be modified)

11.55 hrs.- St. Goar – Arrival and continuation of our route-
14.00 hrs.- Cologne – Free time to have lunch and to stroll through the city center with its huge Gothic cathedral and its elegant bridges over the Rhine.

16.30 hrs.- Cologne –Departure for Amsterdam through great planes.
20.15 hrs.- Amsterdam –Arrival-.

Total distance: 75 km 
Landscapes: Beautiful dutch landscapes with small houses, canals and mills, Boat  trip on the  Jsselmeer lake to Marken. City tour of Amsterdam-.    

08.00 hrs.- Amsterdam –Departure-. 
08.45 hrs.- Zaanse Schans . Arrival to this open-air park of iconic traditional windmills typical from the Dutch landscape, that together with its warehouses and workshops show us what life was like in the 18th century. Time to take some photos of their mills and their typical houses.

09.45 hrs.- Zaanse Schans. Departure.   
10.15 hrs- Volendam – Arrival to this very picturesque fishing village. Time to walk.  
11.15 hrs.- Volendam –departure-. From Volendam, on a s hort boat trip on the Jsselmeer lake we will go to Marken. 

12.00 hrs.- MARKEN-  arrival  to this island that was united to the mainland by a fixed dike, their houses were built on stilts. Time for a stroll. 

12.45 hrs.- Marken departure. Return to Amsterdam.    
13.30 hrs.- Amsterdam – Arrival and time to have lunch in the centre before starting a comprehensive tour with a local guide , lasting for two hours. Coach trip that passes through Dam Square with the Town Hall and Royal Palace, the canals and their marvellous bridges, the river Amstel and the floating houses. 

The tour ends in the Museum Quarter, in one of the famous workshops where we will see a diamond-cutting exhibition. 
 
18:30 h. Transfer to the Red Light District, with its liberal values and its many restaurants from all corners of the world. It is very likely that you have heard about this neighborhood.  Free time to find somewhere to dine. Return to hotel about 22 hrs.


Total distance: 615 km.

Scenery :  Great cultivated plains. Highly populated cities en route.


07.30 hrs.- Amsterdam –We leave for Belgium.
10.00 hrs.- Brussels  arrival. We will have time to walk around the Grande Place and take a stop to photograph the emblematic monument Atomium.

12.15 hrs.- Bruselas –salida-.
13.45 hrs.- Bruges  –arrival. Time for lunch and a stroll through the ancient Hanseatic city with its romantic canals which were used to transport godos, and converted the city into an important commercial port. 

16.30 hrs- We leave Bruges to the French border.
20.45 hrs- Paris-  arrival to the hotel.

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour in Paris. Boat ride along the Seine. Climb to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Evening transfer.

09:00h Comprehensive tour of Paris with a local guide, visiting the Champs Elysees, Arch of Triumph, Concorde Square, Latin Quarter, Luxembourg Palace, Garnier Opera House, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Town Hall of Paris, Eiffel Tower, etc. Includes admission to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower in the lift.  

The visit is followed by a spectacular cruise on the river Seine which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose.

At sunset enjoy the evening transfer to “Quartier Latin ”, a very picturesque area of the historic centre where a wide variety of international cuisines await you. Return to hotel.

Note:  Because of the tourist attraction of the Tower, there may be important queues at the time of your access. In order to minimize the problem, in some occasions, the ascent to the Eiffel Tower can be given at another time of your stay in Paris.

Total Distance:  140 km
Scenery: Extensive plains of northen France. Rouen.
 
08.30 hrs.- We go to the centre of Paris , the area of the Louvre Museum.  Free time to stroll in the city. If you wish, we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris.

18.00 hrs.- Paris –we will leave for Rouen.-
20.15 hrs.- Rouen  –Arrival to this beautiful city museum with its houses with half-timbered walls, narrow streets and gothic churches. 
Accommodation in the city.

Total Distance:  360 Km.  
Scenery:  interesting ferry crossing, green hills in England. Stroll alongside Tower Bridge.
Note: Remember to have your Passport ready, you will need it to cross the British border. -We recommend wearing warm clothing during the crossing. -It is necessary to set your watch back one hour when entering the UK. - The UK currency is the Pound; we recommend you change your currency on the ferry.   

Rouen. After breakfast, we have free time to take a stroll in the centre of Rouen to admire its magnificent cathedral and photograph the ancient streets of the historic centre (transfer at 08.15 hrs if the hotel is not located near the centre).

10.00 hrs- Rouen. Departure, we travel to the north of France.

13.00 h. Arrival to the port of Calai s where we take the ferry to the UK followed by customs and border formalities. The ferry crossing takes one hour and a half. The ferry is modern and equipped with all commodities (restaurants, bars, areas in which to relax, games rooms, foreign exchange facilitles, shops...). 

14.45 h. (15.45 hrs in France): Dover –On arrival, we disembark and then set out for Canterbury. 
15.30 hrs- Canterbury- arrival. Free time to stroll around the religious capital of England with a very attractive historic centre. 

17.00 hrs- Continuation to London.
18:30 h. London- On arrival in London, before going to the hotel, there will be time around Tower Bridge t o see it lip up, to see the modern buildings of the city and have dinner in one of the restaurants of the area. 

20.30 hrs- Transfer to the hotel.

Highlights: Guided tour, changing of the guards. Transfer to Soho. 

In the early morning, comprehensive tour with local guide, lasting two hours and a half. We will see the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Trafalgar Sq., Picadilly Sqare, Oxford Street, Tower of London, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace and the famous Changing of the Guard (depending on the time of year).  

Afternoon at leisure.
18.30 h . In the evening, a  stroll through Leicester Square, China Town and Soho , with its atmosphere, its theaters and its entertainment. Sit down for dinner at your preferred restaurant (Indian, Chinese, Thai, in­ternational, and so on) in the lively  district.  Return to hotel. 

Today´s highlights:  Transfer to British Museum. Transfer to Camden district. 

 
After breakfast, we will go to  the British Museum,  one of the main and oldest museums in the world where we can see relics from cultures all around the globe.   Free time.

At lunch time, we provide  transfer to Camden , a district famous for having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London where we can see relics from cultures all around the globe. Free afternoon.

End of our services. Please, check the time of your flight in case you might need an additional night. 


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