Skies Taste of Central Europe Motorcoach Tour from Paris
Land Only Rate - All Departures - $890*
Every Thursday: Feb 1 thru Dec 27, 2018
10 Days/8 Nights
Countries & Cities Visited:
France: Paris, Reims & Versailles
Germany: Trier, Koblenz, Frankfurt, Bonn & Cologne
Netherlands: Amsterdam & Zaanse Schans
Accommodations: 3-star hotels
Meals: Daily breakfasts
Catch a glimpse of Central Europe's most fascinating and vibrant cities
with the Taste of Central Europe Tour. Leaving from Paris, explore the
Champagne region of Reims, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the historic
German cities of Trier, Koblenz, Frankfurt, Bonn and Cologne. The bustling
streets and canals of Amsterdam, the unique atmosphere of Brussels and
best of the City of Light Paris.
Your seven-day tour leaves from Paris, with a stop to visit France's
Champagne region of Reims to see their historic cathedral, followed
by a visit to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg highlights include: Place
de Constitution and Pont Adolphe.
Next youll experience
the best of Germany including the Karl Marz Haus Museum & Porta
Nigra in Trier, the charming Römerberg plaza in Frankfurt, the
birthplace of the renowned composer Ludwig van Beethoven in Bonn, with
free time for sightseeing and shopping in Cologne.
Explore the Dutch heritage
at the Zaanse Schans* open air museum and witness clogs or wooden shoes
being made. Head to Amsterdam and visit the Dam Square and many of its
other unique attractions such as the Royal Palace and a diamond factory.
In Brussels you'll see the
Grand Place and the legendary Manneken Pis statue. Your last two days
of this exciting tour will be spent in the City of Light: Paris, exploring
their historical and iconic buildings, culture and lifestyle including
Place de la Concorde, Champs Élysées, and the opulent
Palace of Versailles (entrance ticket at your own expense). On Friday
your Parisian experience begins with a visit to the Louvre (entrance
ticket at your own expense), with the rest of the afternoon free at
leisure, you can choose to either shop at the legendary department stores
Galeries Lafayette and Printemps, or make your own arrangements to visit
and ascent to the top floor of the Eiffel Tower (entrance ticket at
your own expense), for unbeatable views over the city, a truly magical
and unforgettable experience to end your tour.
Day 1: Thursday - Depart
for your overnight flight to Paris.
Day 2: Friday - Arrive Paris and proceed on your own to your hotel.
Free day and evening to explore the city.
Day 3: Saturday - Paris - Reims - Luxembourg (B)
Enjoy Frances Champagne region of Reims, see the citys historic
cathedral. Your next destination is the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, highlights
include the Pont Adolphe and Place de Constitution. Overnight in Luxembourg
or nearby city
Day 4: Sunday - Luxembourg
- Trier - Koblenz - Frankfurt (B)
Discovery of Germany begins in Trier, see Karl Marx Haus Museum, the
cathedral and Porta Nigra. Travel to Koblenz, via Rüdesheim to
Frankfurt am Main, explore the charming Römerberg plaza. Overnight
in Frankfurt or nearby city
Day 5: Monday - Frankfurt
- Bonn - Cologne - Amsterdam (B)
Stroll past Bonn's town hall and the renowned musician Ludwig van Beethoven
house of birth. Next its on to Cologne to explore the Gothic cathedral
and the best-loved shopping streets in Germany. Overnight in Amsterdam
or nearby city
Day 6: Tuesday - Amsterdam
- Zaanse Schans - Amsterdam (B)
Experience Dutch heritage at Zaanse Schans open air museum. See clogs
or wooden shoes being made. Return to Amsterdam to visit Dam Square,
the splendid Royal Palace and a diamond factory.
NOTE: From mid - March
to mid - May the tour visits Keukenhof Garden (entrance ticket at your
own expense), this replaces the visit to Zaanse Schans museum. Overnight
in Amsterdam or nearby city
Day 7: Wednesday - Amsterdam
- Brussels - Paris (B)
Visiting Brussels the centre of the European Union, youll see
the Atomium monument, City Hall, the Grand Place and the legendary Manneken
Pis statue. Sample a delicious Belgian waffle along the way. Overnight
in Paris or nearby city
Day 8: Thursday - Paris -
Versailles - Paris (B)
Explore the breathtaking sights of Paris: Champs Élysées,
Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe and Napoleons tomb at LHôtel
National des Invalides. After youll visit the opulent Palace of
Versailles (entrance ticket at your own expense). Overnight in Paris
or nearby city
Day 9: Friday - Paris (B)
Today youll visit the Louvre art museum (entrance ticket at your
own expense), see the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. Afternoon free
to visit Notre-Dame Cathedral or shop at department stores Galeries
Lafayette and Printemps. Overnight in Paris or nearby city.
10: Saturday - Proceed on your own to Paris airports for your return
Departure Point: Paris Place dItalie
Departure Time: 0845 hrs on Saturday
Returns to original departure point Paris Place de ltalie, between
6:30pm - 7:00pm approximately.
-Accommodation in a comfortable three-star
(minimum) hotels, twin room with private facilities.
-Daily continental breakfast (for all other meals, we offer assistance
with reservations and directions to local restaurants/cafés).
-Daily transportation on modern air-conditioned coaches.
-Experienced and professional coach driver.
-The services of an experienced tour manager.
-Convenient joining points throughout the tour.
-Sightseeing and orientation tours included in the itinerary - expertly
planned to maximise customers' time to visit iconic and must-see sites
in each city (optional excursions also available).
-Mandatory tip for the tour manager and driver of €7 per person
per day, which will be collected by the tour manager whilst on tour.
-Meals and drinks not included in the itinerary.
-Personal expenses (laundry, internet, phone calls etc.).
-Passport name and number, gender, date of birth and nationality are
required for all passengers; please advise at the time of booking.
-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.
SKIES 10 DAY TASTE OF EUROPE TOUR INCLUDES: Round-trip space available
interline air transportation to Paris via Air Canada (Must have recipricol
agreement to be eligible). Call for rates on Iberia Airines if not eligible
for AC. 8 nights hotel accommodations, driver and guide, motor coach
transportation throughout, sightseeing per itinerary, continental breakfast
daily on tour, all taxes and service charges except where specified.
Gratuities for driver and guide not included. Domestic partner eligible.
Companion eligible. Restrictions apply. Call Open Skies®.
Prices quoted are per
person, double occupancy, based on the ZED zonal/mileage system. Trips
are priced based on the shortest non-stop route. Call Open Skies for
exact rates based on your departure city. Persons traveling single require
a single supplement. Extra night rates available. Prices do NOT include
departure taxes. Where domestic partner and companions eligible are
listed, there may be a supplement. Contact Open Skies® for details
concerning supplements and itinerary changes if applicable.
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