12-Day Central, Eastern and Southern Europe Tour from Frankfurt
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Product Code: 56-60976
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • •  Go to Lucerne and see the Lion Monument
  • •  Tour the the design and couture-conscious Milan
  • •  Take a tour through Venice and its unique canals
  • •  Visit the very best of Rome
  • •  See the invaluable art in the Vatican
  • •  Tour Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance
  • •  Take a photograph at the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • •  Visit the elegant Monaco
  • •  Visit the Palais des Festivals et des Congres, host of the Cannes Film Festival
  • •  Avignon
  • •  Luxembourg
  • •  Start your tour in Frankfurt
  • •  Tour the beautiful and royal Prague
  • •  Take an optional cruise on the Danube while in Budapest
Tour Code
56-60976
Duration
12 days
Departure City
Frankfurt
End City
Paris
Tour Type
Bus/Coach
Language
Chinese, English
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Experience: UNESCO, Cultural, Historical

Visit locations designated as World Heritage Sites by the United Nations; Learn about local culture with in-depth tours and activities; Encounter rich historical landmarks with expert guides

Tour Type: Escorted

Tour director/guided escort is available from the beginning to the end of the vacation

Group Type: Standard group

Tour with fellow travelers from all over the world

Activity Level: Easy

Perfect for any fitness level

Quality: Budget

The most affordable tour service and/or accommodation with fast-paced itineraries. Eg.Budget hotels, certificated guide, about 10 year safe driving experience driver. Price is about $80.00-$150.00 per day per person.

Accessibility: Not accessible

Tour does not have wheelchair accessible vehicles/attractions or allow service dogs

Itinerary
Day 01
Prague

Frankfurt - Prague

Hotel: Best Western Amedia Prague / Dorint Hotel Don Giovanni Prague or similar

We'll depart in the morning, reaching the Czech border in the early afternoon and Prague by dusk. Commonly referred to as Zlata Praha, or Golden Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic is a resplendent vision of Old World glory.

Visiting Attractions

  • Prague Prague
Day 02
Bratislava

Prague - Bratislava

Hotel: Vienna House Easy Chopin Bratislava / Lindner Hotel Gallery Central Bratislava or similar

Your Prague adventure begins with a spectacular walk along the coronation path of the kings and queens of old Bohemia. We'll start at the top of Castle Hill in the Hradcany District and then visit Prague Castle, official residence of the president of the republic, and according to Guinness Book of World Records, the largest ancient castle in the world. Fees for the castle also include admission to Golden Lane, a street of 11 historic houses situated inside the castle complex, and the imposing St. Vitus Cathedral. Crossing the Charles Bridge, we'll enter the old quarter and see the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square, which has played host to both uprisings and executions, and remains the political and cultural heart of the city to this day.

After lunch in the square, our coach will make the scenic transfer from Prague to the hotel in or near the Slovakian capital, Bratislava.

Tips:
There is no scheduled sightseeing in Bratislava. From Prague we will drive directly to the hotel near Bratislava, departing for Budapest the following morning.

Visiting Attractions

  • Bratislava Bratislava
  • Prague Prague
  • Hradčany Quarter Hradčany Quarter
  • Golden Lane Golden Lane
  • Prague Castle Prague Castle
  • St. Vitus Cathedral St. Vitus Cathedral
  • Charles Bridge Charles Bridge
  • Prague Old Town Square Prague Old Town Square
  • Prague Astronomical Clock Prague Astronomical Clock

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Hradcany Castle EUR 13.00/Person
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 03
Budapest

Bratislava - Budapest

Hotel: Expo Congress Hotel / Mercure Hotel Korona Budapest or similar

After breakfast we'll depart for Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Major attractions on our tour include Heroes' Square, featuring statues of the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars and other important national leaders, as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; the Hungarian Parliament Building; Elisabeth Bridge; Fisherman's Bastion; and Matthias Church. You will then have the option of joining the scenic Danube River cruise.

Visiting Attractions

  • Budapest Budapest
  • Heroes' Square Heroes' Square
  • Hungarian Parliament Building Hungarian Parliament Building
  • Fisherman's Bastion Fisherman's Bastion
  • Matthias Church Matthias Church
  • Danube River Danube River
  • Buda Castle Buda Castle
  • Elisabeth Bridge Elisabeth Bridge
  • Gellert Hill Gellert Hill

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Danube River Cruise EUR 20.00/Person
Fisherman’s Bastion EUR 3.00/person
Matthias Church EUR 8.00/person
Hungary Folklore Show + Dinner EUR 50.00/Person
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 04
Vienna

Budapest - Vienna

Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Uno City / Ramada Encore or similar

Today's itinerary is devoted to Vienna, the capital of Austria. There we'll visit Schonbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the Imperial family and preferred living quarters of Empress Maria Theresa; Stadtpark (City Park), home of the gilded bronze statue of Johann Strauss; the Austrian Parliament Building; the world-famous Vienna State Opera; and Hofburg Palace. After a stroll along the Kartnerstrasse we'll arrive at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Tickets for a Viennese Waltz concert may also be arranged (at your own expense).

Visiting Attractions

  • Vienna Vienna
  • Schonbrunn Palace Schonbrunn Palace
  • Hofburg Palace Hofburg Palace
  • Vienna State Opera Vienna State Opera
  • Golden Hall Golden Hall
  • Palffy Palace Palffy Palace
  • St. Stephen's Cathedral St. Stephen's Cathedral

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Schonbrunn Palace EUR 14.2/person
Vienna Waltz Concert with Transfers €69.00/Person + €15.00 transfer
Wiener Ribs Menu EUR 20.00/Person Only available before Feb. 09, 2019
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 05
Munich

Vienna - Mondsee - Munich

Hotel: Holiday Inn Munchen Unterhaching / NH Munich am Ring or similar

After breakfast, we'll head up into the Alps to fabled Mondsee, a town situated on the shores of Lake Mondsee, home to the medieval Mondsee Abbey. The cloister church was used as the site for the wedding in The Sound of Music. After arriving in Munich, we'll visit Marienplatz, a central square in the city center, and New Town Hall, which has continuously housed the city council, the mayor's office, and part of the the administrative body since 1874. Our hotel for the evening will be in Munich or a neighboring city.

Visiting Attractions

  • Munich Munich
  • Mondsee Mondsee
  • Mondsee Abbey Mondsee Abbey
  • Marienplatz Marienplatz
  • Rathaus-Glockenspiel Rathaus-Glockenspiel
  • Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall) Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall)
Day 06
Vaduz

Munich - Mt Titlis - Lucerne

Hotel: Hotel Arcade / Holiday Inn Express Affoltern am Albis or similar

After breakfast we'll take the mountain roads farther into Switzerland, slowly winding our way up to the snow-capped giants of the Alps. Once in Engelberg, we'll take the gondola 45 minutes up to Mount Titlis, 10,623 feet above sea level. We'll go inside a glacier cave and stroll across the Titlis Cliff Walk, Europe's highest suspension bridge. You may opt to have your lunch at one of the several dining options at the peak. Afterwards we'll drive to picturesque Lucerne to see the Lion Monument and venture into the narrow alleyways to find the perfect souvenir. Shops selling Swiss watches are also in abundance here. We'll spend the night in Lucerne or a neighboring city.

Visiting Attractions

  • Vaduz Vaduz
  • Lucerne Lucerne
  • Mount Titlis Mount Titlis
  • Lion Monument Lion Monument

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Mount Titlis Cable Car EUR 85.00/person
Capital of Liechtenstein - Vaduz EUR 10.00/Person
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 07
Venice

Lucerne - Milan - Venice

Hotel: Hotel Plaza Mestre / Sheraton Padova Hotel or similar

After breakfast, we'll head south to the design and couture-conscious city of Milan. On our tour of the city you will see Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the oldest shopping arcade in the world; the legendary opera house La Scala; the storied Sforza Castle; and the ostentatious Gothic of Milan Cathedral. Then it's off to Venice, the city of over 150 canals spanned by over 400 bridges. We'll stay overnight in Venice or a neighboring city.

Visiting Attractions

  • Venice Venice
  • Milan Milan
Day 08
Rome

Venice - Rome

Hotel: Holiday Inn Roma Fiano / BW Park Hotel Roma Nord or similar

After breakfast, we'll take you through this fascinating city of ornate palaces, lyrical waterways, captivating churches and impressive architecture. In San Marco Square you'll see the Basilica di San Marco, one of the best examples of Byzantine architecture, and the Bridge of Sighs connecting the old prison to the interrogation rooms in Doge's Palace. Afterwards, you'll get a chance to see some traditional Venetian craftwork at a demonstration by Murano glassblowers. An optional gondola ride on the Grand Canal will put the finishing touch on a glorious day in Venice. Accommodations in the evening will either be in Rome or a neighboring city.

Visiting Attractions

  • Rome Rome
  • Venice Venice
  • Grand Canal Grand Canal

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Gondola EUR 30.00/Person Six per gondola
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 09
Arezzo

Rome - Vatican City - Arezzo

Hotel: Etrusco Arezzo Hotel / Arezzo Park Hotel or similar

After breakfast we'll head directly to St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, originally built by Constantine the Great in 324 AD, then reconstructed between 1506 and 1615 under the direction of several famous architects including Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo. You may also join the optional Sistine Chapel tour to view Michelangelo's famous frescoes.

Next you'll see the famous Trevi Fountain, the lavish Baroque showpiece where people flock to throw coins into the water – an action which is said to ensure that you’ll return to the city again one day. After lunch, take a step even further back in time as you visit Italy’s unrivalled Roman relics. An optional guided tour of the Colosseum, built in AD 72, comes highly recommended. History comes to life as you imagine yourself witnessing gladiatorial combat inside the spectacular amphitheatre. You may also choose to walk at your leisure around the outside to admire the facade of this ancient wonder.

After the Colosseum, get up close to the nearby Arch of Constantine, which dates back to the fourth century AD, then spend some further free time enjoying Rome, sampling the rich and creamy delights of gelato. After some free time you can either visit Basilique Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri (Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs) near Piazza della Repubblica, or head directly to the nearby Mitsukoshi Department store for some serious shopping.

Visiting Attractions

  • Arezzo Arezzo
  • Vatican City Vatican City
  • Rome Rome
  • Colosseum Colosseum
  • Spanish Steps Spanish Steps

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Colosseum Guided Tour EUR 35.00/Person Skip-the-Line
Vatican Museum + Sistine Chapel + St Peter’s Basilica €50.00/Person (min 25 persons, skip the line)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 10
Pisa

Florence - Pisa - Genoa nearby city

Hotel: Loano 2 Village / Miramare Continental or similar

On this day you will be introduced to the sights and sounds of Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. We'll head up to the Piazzale Michelangelo for a panoramic view of Florence, then to a local workshop to see how Florence's fine leather goods are made. Afterwards, we'll set out on foot to the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno River, the Duomo, Giotto's Bell Tower and the Uffizi, which houses one of the finest art collections in the world. At Pisa, our last stop of the day, you will be free to wander; be sure to have your camera ready when you enter the Square of Miracles and the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa Cathedral and Baptistery come into full view.

Visiting Attractions

  • Pisa Pisa
  • Florence Florence
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Firentino Steak Menu EUR 30.00/Person
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 11
Cannes

Genoa nearby city - Monaco - Nice - Grasse - Cannes - Avignon nearby city

Hotel: Novotel Avignon Sud / Express by Holiday Inn Avignon or similar

A breathtaking drive along one of the most sublime stretches of Mediterranean coastline awaits as we say goodbye to Italy and hello to Monaco.

Our walking tour will take us first to the Prince's Palace of Monaco, then on to the Courthouse, the Oceanographic Museum and Saint Nicholas Cathedral, the resting place of Grace Kelly. We'll then travel to the Fragonard Perfume Factory to learn about the perfume-making process. At the end of the guided tour you will be able to purchase one of the fragrances for yourself. Next we'll visit Nice for a sampling of the scrumptious local cuisine.

We'll stop over in Cannes to see the Palais des Festivals et des Congres, host of the city's annual international film festival, and then make our way to Avignon Nord to check in to our hotel.

Visiting Attractions

  • Cannes Cannes
  • Nice Nice
  • Monaco Monaco
Day 12

Avignon nearby city - Paris

Take a well-earned rest today as you sit back and enjoy the rustic charm of the French countryside on our journey north to Paris, the Green Line terminus.

Tips:
Drop-off time and place: Approximately 7:00pm at Place d'Italie in Paris

Meeting Point
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8:30AM Frankfurt Frankfurt am Main

Main entrance

Am Hauptbahnhof, 60329 Frankfurt am Main
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • 11-night hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast (coffee or tea, juice and bread)
  • Ground transportation in air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Professional tour guide

Package Excludes

  • Mandatory Service Fee: EUR 7.00 per day, per person, payable to the guide
  • Mandatory City Tax (payable upon entry):
    - Prague: EUR 5.00/person
    - Vienna: EUR 5.00/person
    - Venice City Entrance + Boat Trip + Overnight City Tax + Venice Local Guide: EUR 25.00/Person
    - Florence City Tax + Overnight City Tax: EUR 15.00/Person
    - Rome: EUR 10.00/Person
    - Pisa: EUR 5.00/Person
    - Monte Carlo: EUR 5.00/Person
  • Airfare
  • Airport pick-up, drop-off
  • All personal expenses and additional hotel services
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Optional tours (prices and availability subject to change):
Special Notes
  • If a visa support letter has already been submitted, an additional charge of 85 Euros will be assessed for any cancellation unless the customer can provide a copy of the embassy's rejection letter.
  • There might be some adjustment on tour per the actual situation, due to the COVID-19, please understand
  • Please Note:
    1. Guests are not allowed to use a CITY PASS and admission ticket purchased by themselves to join the sightseeing attractions included in this tour.
    2. Guests who do use a CITY PASS or admission ticket purchased by themselves, will not be offered the transportation service for that day, and will possible need to pay a penalty fee. Please consult your tour guide for details.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.
  • If any of the attractions are closed due to Covid-19, the guide will arrange the itinerary based on the actual situation on the tour date. Please understand. Thanks.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

* Adult: 12 and older
* Child: 2-11 years of age
* Children younger than 2 years of age travel for free, provided they do not occupy a seat on the bus, or a bed in the room.
* Price for Single Occupancy applies when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
* Price for Double Occupancy applies when two people stay in one standard hotel room.
* The bed is about 110cm-120cm *200cm. To be more comfortable, if you are travelling with a kids, suggest to book 1 more room or check with us if share room available.
* Tour prices are based on Euros (EUR) and converted into US dollars (USD). Constant fluctuations in the exchange rate cause prices to change on a regular basis. You will be charged the price based on the applicable exchange rate at the time of payment. All transactions are final. We do not offer discounts or compensation to those citing lower prices at a later date. Bookings will be subject to penalties when modified or cancelled.
  • *The final tour rates already include possible booking fee, handling fee, and exchange rate loss.
  • Reservation Info

      1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
      2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
      3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
      4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

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      - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
      - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
      - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
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      - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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    • Yapa Ekanayake

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      10/15/2019 Verified Purchase

      Excellent locations visited. Too much time spent on the road . Day 1 & day 12 entire time in the

    • ALBERTUS GELDENHUYS

      ALBERTUS GELDENHUYS

      07/22/2019 Verified Purchase

      The whole experience was great. The tour managers were knowledgeable, friendly, organized and helpful. The hotels were great and in all we will recommend this tour to anybody. The bus drivers were great and we felt safe at all times.

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      07/19/2019 Verified Purchase

      The trip was fantastic n we like it

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      07/01/2019 Verified Purchase

      It was a fast and active but very good tour.experience

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      06/24/2019 Verified Purchase

      Need to have better hotels in Italy Need WiFi in bus and charging ports should work !

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