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April European Tour 2024

17 Days
  • Johannesburg
  • Amsterdam
  • Twin share en-suite hotel accommodation
  • All Breakfast & 7 Dinners (2 Onboard flights)
  • R44,500 pp sharing

Overview

See all the main sights of Western Europe and the world famous tulips at Keukenhof Gardens! 7 Countries, 17 days. Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France.

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Highlights of the Trip

  • Netherlands - Amsterdam, Volendam, Zaanse Schans and tulips at Keukenhof!
  • Germany - Boppard, Rhine Valley, Munich
  • Austria - Innsbruck
  • Italy - Venice, Florence, Rome, Pisa, and Montecatini
  • Switzerland - Jungfrau Valley
  • France - Paris

Itinerary

Check in with your tour guide at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg around 10:30 AM. We fly to Amsterdam with Emirates airlines.
(Dinner on board flight)

We arrive in Amsterdam at 09:20. We clear customs, collect our luggage and start with a quick countryside tour of the Netherlands showing you the fishing village of Volendam, Zaanse Schans and we taste some traditional Edam cheese. After some well deserved time to refresh, your guide will take you to central Amsterdam for a free evening.
(Breakfast)

We depart to the world famous tulips at Keukenhof Gardens (Entry fee approximately 20 Euro) and spend the morning wondering the tulip fields and gardens. In the afternoon, we return to Amsterdam for a free afternoon. C the World recommends a canal cruise, the Heineken Brewery, Anne Frank House or Leidse Plein’s unlimited ribs.
(Breakfast)

We depart the Netherlands and enter Germany and the Rhine Valley. Early afternoon we board our Rhine valley cruise and enjoy a cruise through one of the most concentrated stretches of castles in the entire Europe. We also enjoy a wine tasting in Boppard! We continue to our hotel for dinner
(Breakfast, Dinner)

The first stop of the day is a visit to the Dachau Memorial Site Concentration camp, the first of the Nazi concentration camps intended to hold political prisoners. After our visit we continue South towards Munich. Dinner tonight is in a traditional German bierkeller serving the famous Oktoberfest 1 liter beers (Steins).
(Breakfast, Dinner)

We enter Austria and visit the town of Innsbruck in the Austrian Alps, the home of Swarovski. Ladies, get ready to shop till you drop! Guys, why not taste some local Schnapps? Late afternoon we arrive in Venice and check into our hotel. The canals of Venice await! We show you the best of Venice, including the Rialto bridge and St Mark Square. A free evening after the guided tour for you to explore Venice.
(Breakfast)

A free day in Venice. C the world recommends the glass blowing island of Murano, the lace shops on Burano or head to Lido’s beach. Perhaps a Gondola ride?
(Breakfast)

We leave the beauty of Venice and make our way to the ancient city of Rome to “do as the Romans do”. A late afternoon guided tour of Rome shows you the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps and much more.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

A free day in Rome. C the world recommends the Vatican City.
(Breakfast)

Today we enter the rolling hills of Tuscany as we make our way towards Florence for a city tour. See the famous cathedral of Florence, Bridge of Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria (Copy of Michelangelo’s St David’s statue). We end the day at one of Europe’s most iconic landmarks, the leaning tower of Pisa. We spend the evening in the Tuscan town of Montecatini.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

We head north past Milan, with a quick lunch stop at Lake Como, and into Switzerland with a spectacular drive to the Jungfrau Valley. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery of the Swiss Alps.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

A free day to explore the Jungfrau region. C the World recommends the world heritage site of Jungfraujoch.
(Breakfast)

Today we travel through the burgundy wine region of France, before we arrive at the capital city of Paris. We take you on an evening guided tour of the Sacré-Cœur, Montmartre and Moulin Rouge.
(Breakfast)

After breakfast we explore all the main sights of Paris on foot. Your tour leader will show you the Opera house, Tuileries Garden, the Louvre Museum, Pont Neuf and the Notre Dame. After free time and lunch in the Latin quarter we continue to the most famous landmark in Paris, the Eiffel Tower. The afternoon is yours to explore Paris at your own pace.
(Breakfast)

A full free to day explore the sites of Paris. Make your way to the majestical Palace of Versailles, or enjoy a adrenaline filled day at Disneyland Paris.
(Breakfast)

A free morning for some last minute shopping, around 11:30 AM we make our way to the airport for our flight back to Johannesburg.
(Breakfast)

We arrive back in Johannesburg with a scheduled arrival time of 10:15 AM. Say goodbye to new friends made and start thinking about the reunion party!
(Breakfast on board flight)

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • Return flights from Johannesburg
  • R2,000 airport tax (Airport tax at flight confirmation was R2129)
  • Twin share en-suite hotel accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • 7 Dinners (2 On board flights)
  • Executive coach transfers
  • Rhine Valley Cruise
  • Guided City tours
  • Experienced Tour Guide

Excludes

  • Visa fee (Approximately R2,000)
  • Difference in airport tax
  • Public Transport (approx 35 Euro pp)
  • Travel insurance (approx R1000 pp)
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Exchange rate fluctuation (Tour price calculated at 1 Euro = ZAR 20)
  • Single supplement fee R17,500 (Single room for entire tour)

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12 April 2024 to 28 April 2024

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