Day 01 : Welcome to Rome – the eternal city. Experience the insightful Time Elevator and see the majestic Trevi Fountain, Rome by Night Illumination Tour.
Today, enter the world of ‘Allways Tours & Travels’ as you begin your beautiful journey of Europe. On arrival, at Rome airport meet your professional and experienced Tour Manager in the arrival area situated outside the customs hall. Drive directly to your hotel and check in. This evening experience the multi-sensorial attraction ‘Time Elevator’ that shows almost 3000 years of Roman history. See the majestic Trevi Fountain – a fountain of grandeur and wishes.
Tonight, enjoy a welcome Indian dinner and soft drinks followed by an illumination tour of Rome. Overnight at hotel Holiday Inn / Mercure / MM / JSH / Marriott or similar, in Rome.
Day 02 : A full day guided tour of Rome. Visit the Vatican – home to the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Go inside the opulent Colosseum.
After a buffet breakfast, experience the magic of Rome on your extensive guided tour. Start your tour by visiting the Holy See - The Vatican (Shorts / Mini Skirts or Sleeveless vests not allowed). Marvel at the masterpieces of the Vatican Museum as your expert local English speaking guide leads you through. Visit the Pope’s personal chapel - The Sistine Chapel.
Get artistically inspired by its decoration, frescoed throughout by great artists including Michelangelo. Later, visit the holy church of St. Peter’s and be amazed by its artistic and Architectural grandeur. After lunch, visit the world of the gladiators as you go inside the Colosseum. Next, see the Victor Emmanuel Monument, Roman Forum, Circus Maximus, ancient temples and many more sights. This evening, enjoy some time at leisure for shopping. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel Holiday Inn / Mercure / MM / JSH / Marriott or similar, in Rome.
Day 03 : Guided city tour of Florence. Onto Pisa – See the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
After a buffet breakfast, check out and drive through the beautiful Tuscany Region, to Florence. On arrival, enjoy lunch and later join your experienced English speaking local guide for a city tour. Visit the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore - The Duomo. See the “Gates of Paradise” - The east doors of the Baptistery, the Campanile and marvel at the open air sculpture museum in Piazza Della Signoria, the Santa Croce where Michelangelo and Galileo are buried.
Also see Ponte Vecchio - a medieval bridge over the River Arno, noted for having exquisite jewellery shops. Get a bird’s eye view of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo where you can also see the statue of David, one of Michelangelo’s masterpieces. Next, drive to the city of Pisa. Hold your breath as you enter the “Square of Miracles” and see the precariously Leaning Tower of Pisa. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner.Overnight at hotel Datini / Idea / The Gate / West Florence or similar, in Prato / Pisa / Florence.
Day 04 : Guided visit to Ferrari Galleria Museum in Maranello. Venice – The Queen of the Adriatic Sea. Lunch on board your private boat.Guided city tour of Venice. Gondola Ride in Venice. Visit the famous Murano Glass Factory.
After a buffet breakfast, check out and drive to Maranello a town and commune in the region of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy and home of Ferrari S.P.A. and the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One racing team. Visit the Ferrari Museum which has a collection of cars, images and trophies of Ferrari’s victories all over the world. The exhibition of the Galleria is a discovery journey of Formula 1 racers, Grand Tourers and Sports-Prototypes that have made history. Later, proceed to the romantic city of Venice. Board your chartered boat to the traditional centre of the city - Piazza San Marco. Today, enjoy lunch on board your chartered boat. This city of 117 islands in the Venetian Lagoon are sure to leave you mystified. On your guided tour, see the St. Mark’s Basilica, Bridge of Sighs, the Doges Palace, the Campanile and many more sights. Experience the romance of this magical city on a Gondola ride – included on your tour. Visit a Murano Glass Factory and see the skills of these master craftsmen.
Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel NH / Marriott / Best Western Premier or similar, in Padova / Vicenza.
Day 05 : Verona – Orientation tour, Onto Innsbruck. See the Tyrolean Folklore Show
After a buffet breakfast, check out and proceed on an orientation tour of Verona - now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the famous balcony where Juliet would get serenaded by Romeo. Let the Roman and Medieval charm of this city inspire you. After lunch, drive to Innsbruck, in picturesque Austria. Feast your eyes on some spectacular scenery as you drive over the Brenner Pass into Innsbruck - the Tyrolean capital, Austria. Experience the charm of this city as you see some intriguing sights like the Golden Roof and St. Anne’s Column on Maria Theresien Strasse, from where you get spectacular views of the Alps. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner.
Later, experience the Tyrolean culture in an entertaining Folklore Show. An evening full of Tyrolean country music, songs, yodeling, zither playing and folk dance. Overnight at hotel Grauer Baer / Alpin Park / Ramada / Central, or similar, in Innsbruck.
Day 06 : Visit Salzburg. Enjoy a tour of Salzburg and Mondsee
After a buffet breakfast, drive to Salzburg – birthplace of Mozart and an UNESCO World Heritage Site situated in a pristine alpine setting. Salzburg was the picturesque location for the popular musical “Sound of Music”. After lunch, proceed on a guided tour and see the Mirabell Gardens, the Hellbrunn Palace – which has the Gazebo where the famous song of the movie was shot and many more sights. Also, see the beautiful Mondsee Cathedral – where the Baron and Maria got married and walk along the Mondsee Lake. Later, return to Innsbruck.
Tonight, enjoy an Indian DinnerOvernight at hotel Grauer Baer / Alpin Park / Ramada / Central or similar in Innsbruck.
Day 07 : Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum in Wattens. Visit Vaduz – The capital of the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein. Enjoy a mini train ride
After a buffet breakfast, check out and get set for a glittering experience as you visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum in Wattens. Marvel at the display and buy a souvenir for your near and dear ones. Later, drive to the charming Principality of Liechtenstein. On arrival, enjoy lunch. Later, in Vaduz, enjoy a mini train ride that takes you around this quaint town. Next, drive to Engelberg in Central Switzerland and on arrival check into the hotel.
Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel Ramada / Schweizerhof / Edelweiss / Waldegg or similar, in Engelberg / Lucerne Area.
Day 08 : Excursion to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe (3454 mts). A lunch on top. Visit Trummelbach Falls and Interlaken.
After a buffet breakfast, get set for an excursion to Jungfraujoch – an experience of your lifetime. Drive to Lauterbrunnen to board the cog wheel train to Jungfraujoch (3454 mts.) - a world of eternal ice and snow. Enjoy a delicious lunch on Top of Europe. Visit the Ice Palace, the highest-altitude ice palace in the world and the Sphinx Terrace, the views from here are considered the best in Switzerland. Next, visit the Trummelbach Falls - the only waterfalls in Europe inside a mountain which are made accessible to man. Later, proceed to the picture perfect town of Interlaken – nestled between two lakes. Be enthralled by the beauty of this town before driving back to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel Ramada / Schweizerhof / Edelweiss / Waldegg or similar, in Engelberg / Lucerne Area.
Day 09 : Mt. Titlis – A landscape close to heaven. Lucerne – Orientation Tour. Gala Dinner Cruise on Lake Lucerne
After a buffet breakfast, proceed for an excursion that will surely leave you spellbound. Enjoy stunning views from the world’s first revolving cable car - Rotair on your way up to Mt. Titlis (3020 mts). Here visit the Ice Grotto and indulge yourself in the world of snow on the snow terrace. After lunch, drive to the beautiful lakeside town of Lucerne. See the dramatic Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke as you soak in the beauty of this city. You also have some free time for shopping of the world renowned Swiss watches, Swiss knives, chocolates, souvenirs, etc.
Enjoy a Gala Dinner Cruise on Lake Lucerne with great music and soft drinks. Overnight at hotel Ramada / Schweizerhof / Edelweiss / Waldegg or similar, in Engelberg / Lucerne Area.
Day 10 : Zurich – the commercial capital. Visit Schoggi Land Chocolate Factory. See the Rhine falls – in Schaffhausen
After a buffet breakfast, check out and drive to the largest city and Financial Capital in Switzerland – Zurich. Proceed on an orientation tour of this bustling and charming city. After lunch, proceed to Flawil to visit Schoggi Land at Maestrani Chocolate Factory. During your tour, discover the art of making chocolates and taste a wide variety of delicious Swiss chocolates. Proceed to Schaffhausen to see one of Europe’s natural wonders – The spectacular Rhine Falls. Next, drive through the mystical Black Forest in Germany.
Tonight, enjoy an authentic Black Forest Cake with dinner. Overnight at hotel Schwarzwald Park / Maritim / Best Western / Mercure or similar, in Black Forest.
Day 11 : Visit the Schwarzwald Park. Onto Titisee – the heart of the Black Forest. Cuckoo Clock demonstration in Drubba. Heidelberg – Visit the Altstadt
After a buffet breakfast, check out and visit the Schwarzwaldpark – a Black Forest Wild Life Park. A big game and leisure park which is located in the Black Forest Nature Park. In the midst of this green oasis you see in approximately 40 acres of nature, animals and lots of recreational fun. Later, proceed to Titisee, a stunning lakeside town and home to the Cuckoo Clocks. Also, enjoy free time at Lake Titisee. After lunch, experience the world of Cuckoo Clocks during an interesting demonstration in Drubba. Next, drive to the beautiful city of Heidelberg.
Enjoy a tour of this historic city and visit the Altstadt – the old town. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel NH /Park Inn/Mercure or similar, in Mannheim / Verneim / Weinheim.
Day 12 : Romantic Rhine Cruise. Onto Cologne – the dramatic German city
After a buffet breakfast, check out and drive to the quaint village of St. Goar, located in the central Rhine valley and board your Rhine cruise. This cruise will expose you to some of Germany’s most stunning landscapes. Cruise through the wine region and enjoy views of old castles as you arrive into Boppard. Next, drive to the city of Cologne - home of the famous Eau de Cologne. Get fascinated by the sight of the massive Cologne Cathedral – a fine example of Gothic architecture. Later, drive towards the Netherlands and arrive at Rotterdam.
Tonight, enjoy a gala dinner with great music and soft drinks. Overnight at hotel Intel / NH / Novotel or similar, in Rotterdam / Den Hague / Zandvoort
Day 13 : Visit Madurodam. Visit Keukenhof (till 18th May). Visit Zaanse Schans, a wooden shoe factory and a cheese farm (after 19th May). Photostop at a traditional windmill. Visit Dam Square. Enjoy a canal cruise in Amsterdam
After a buffet breakfast, proceed to Den Haag. On arrival, visit Madurodam, Holland in miniature where you see all of Holland’s important sights built on a 1:25 scale. After lunch, drive to Lisse to experience the ultimate Tulip Extravaganza - Keukenhof (till 18th May). 19th May onwards, visit Zaanse Schans – a working museum with a collection of well-preserved historic windmills, characteristic green wooden houses, museums and traditional Dutch crafts and shops. Later, visit a wooden shoe factory and see how clogs are made. Also see the making of the famous Dutch cheese on your visit to a cheese farm. The city’s richness and cultural heritage comes to life on your canal cruise aboard a glass topped boat. Next, visit the heart of this great city – Dam Square.
See the Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk and the War Memorial. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel Intel / NH / Novotel or similar, in Rotterdam / Den Hague / Zandvoort.
Day 14 : Visit Auto World in Brussels. Orientation tour of Brussels. Onto Paris – The Cultural and Fashion Capital.
After a buffet breakfast, check out and depart for Brussels. On arrival, visit Auto world, the most impressive collection of old-timers, this invites you to stroll through the history of auto-mobile from 1886 until the seventies. More than 250 vehicles of various origins recount the history of automobile and illustrate the spectacular development of vehicles over more than a century. Next, proceed on an orientation tour of Brussels. Visit the Grand Place - one of the prettiest squares in the world. This is also a perfect place for you to try the delicious and world-famous Belgian waffles. See the unique Statue of Mannekin Pis - symbolic to this city. Also, make a photostop at the Atomium - symbol of Brussels.
After lunch, proceed to the French Capital - Paris, a city seeped in history, art and fashion. Tonight, enjoy an Indian Dinner.Overnight at hotel Novotel / Mercure / Marriott or similar, in Paris.
Day 15 : Visit the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower. Guided city tour of Paris. Visit the Louvre Museum. Visit the Fragonard Museum. Enjoy a Cruise on the River Seine. Chance to see the Lido Show.
After a buffet breakfast, visit the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower - an unparalleled experience. Later, proceed on a guided city tour with an experienced local English speaking guide. Enjoy many sights like the Arc De Triomphe, Concord Square, Opera House, Champs Elysees, Invalides and many more landmarks. After lunch, visit the ultimate art museum - The Louvre which houses art forms created by the best artists in history, including the legendary and mystical Mona Lisa. Later, visit the Fragonard Museum and get an insight on how French Perfumes are made. You also have ample free time to shop for the world famous French perfumes. Later, enjoy a cruise on the river Seine and admire the beautiful monuments of this spectacular city.
Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. This night, do not miss the opportunity to see the light, sound and dance extravaganza - The Lido Show. Overnight at hotel Novotel / Mercure / Marriott or similar, in Paris.
Day 16 : Full day at Disneyland Paris
After a buffet breakfast, get set to experience the Disney Magic as you visit Euro disney - where dreams come to life. Experience a super-fun, stress-free adventure that will fill your day with enough magic to last forever. Enjoy the many rides on offer at the park (all included). Lunch will be provided. OR, you can visit the amazing Walt Disney Studio - the magical world of cinema and television, featuring thrilling attractions and spectacular shows. Go behind the magic on the Studio Tram Tour and discover the secrets of how movies and television shows are made. Also be amazed by the daredevils in the thrilling Stunt Show. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel Novotel / Mercure / Marriott or similar, in Paris.
Day 17 : Ride the hi-tech Eurostar to London. Visit Madam Tussauds Wax Museum. Ride the world’s largest observation wheel – The London Eye.
After a buffet breakfast, check out and proceed to the Gare du Nord station to board the ultramodern train - Eurostar that gets you to London in approximately two hours. On arrival, enjoy lunch. Later, visit the Madam Tussauds Wax Museum and meet wax replicas of the world’s most famous personalities. This unparalleled experience is sure to delight the entire family. Next, proceed to get the best ever view of this English capital as you get on board the London Eye - one of the world’s largest observation wheel that takes you 450 ft. above the River Thames. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel Thistle / Millenium / Holiday Inn / Ramada or similar, in London.
Day 18 : Guided City tour of London. Guided visit to the Kensington Palace. Visit the Tower of London
After a buffet breakfast, get set to soak in the sights and sounds of this vibrant English city on a guided tour with an experienced local guide. See the Changing of the Guards outside the Buckingham Palace (weather permitting), the Hyde Park, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge and many more important landmarks. Next, visit Kensington Palace. See the flashback from the life of Queen Victoria. Set within the Palace and in the very rooms where Queen Victoria's history unfolded, there will be various objects from her life, including dresses, diaries, paintings, wedding gifts, etc. – a must see.
At present, on display are elegant and evocative dresses worn by late Lady Diana, Princess of Wales, and other exhibits which have never been exhibited in the UK in the past. After lunch, visit the Tower Of London – home of the Crown Jewels including the Kohinoor Diamond. Enjoy time at leisure on the world famous Oxford Street. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel Thistle / Millenium / Holiday Inn / Ramada or similar, in London.
Day 19 : Visit Oxford and Stratford – Upon-Avon. Farewell!!!
After a buffet breakfast, check out and drive to Oxford - "The City of Dreaming Spires", famous the world over for its University and place in history. On arrival, enjoy a guided tour of the city after which you will have some time to explore on your own the excellent university buildings and shops. Continue your journey towards Stratford-Upon-Avon, one of England's most historic and vibrant towns and the home of the famous playwright and poet William Shakespeare. On arrival, enjoy lunch.
Visit the birth place of William Shakespeare – “a Mecca for all lovers of literature” to gain an insight into his childhood with its typical birth room, parlor, hall, fire place, kitchen, bedrooms, butchery, and the glove maker’s workshop used by John, Shakespeare’s father. Later, proceed to the airport for your flight back home. Return home with great experiences and wonderful Memories of your holiday with Allways Tours & Travels.