Highlights of Europe - Access Travel

Highlights of Europe

15 days - (April 13 - 28, 2019)
Access Expeditions

Day 01: ARRIVAL

Welcome to Italy! Upon arrival, have a half day sightseeing tour which includes Saint John Lateran Basilica, Saint Mary Majors Basilica and Saint Paul Outside the Walls Basilica - presumed to be set over the tomb of St. Paul, the church has a striking interior decorated with 80 columns and extensive mosaics. Dinner and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: ROME

Explore Rome’s landmarks like the city within the city – the Vatican. Discover the highlights of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, & St. Peter’s Basilica. Then continue to have a view of the Colosseum and photo stop at Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Travi Fountain and Spanish Steps. Dinner includes a Pizza Making Demo before heading back to hotel.

Day 03: ROME - PISA - FLORENCE

After breakfast, we will travel to Pisa and have a photo stop at the Leaning Tower – one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Square of Miracles, The Baptistery and the Duomo. Then we will continue to Florence.

Day 04: FLORENCE - VENICE MESTRE

Have a half day sightseeing tour which includes visit at Duomo Santa Maria dei Fiori then continue to have photo stop at Piazza Michelangelo, Giotto’s Bell Tower, Florence Baptistery and Duomo complex. After lunch, we will drive to Venice Mestre then hotel check-in.

Day 05: VENICE – BURANO – MURANO – VENICE

Breakfast at the hotel then transfer to Tronchetto for vaporetto ride to San Marco. Then continue to discover the picturesque islands of Murano and Burano on a boat tour from Venice. Stop to explore some of the islands, visiting a glass factory on Murano, and taking in the peaceful atmosphere and colorful houses on Burano. Then have city sightseeing tour on foot of Venice Island with San Marco Square, San Marco Cathedral, Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs followed by Murano Glass Blowing demonstration.

Day 06: VENICE – INNSBRUCK

We will leave Italy and travel to Austria. Upon arrival at Innsbruck, we will have an orientation tour which include views of the Golden Roof, Hofburg, Innsbruck Cathedral, City Hall and Swarovski Crystal Shop.

Day 07: INNSBRUCK – VADUZ– LUCERNE

After breakfast, transfer from Innsbruck to Vaduz. Have a short city tour of the capital of Liechtenstein. View the important landmarks such Old Town, Cathedral of St. Florin, Vaduz Castle, Government House and City Hall. Arrival at Lucerne in the end of the afternoon.

Day 08: LUCERNE – MT. TITLIS– LUCERNE

Today’s an exciting day as we’ll have a chance to ride the world’s first revolving car to the peak of Mt. Titlis. Take time to enjoy stunning panoramic views of Alpine peaks, sheer rock faces and an icy crevasse-cracked glacier. Mt. Titlis is Central Switzerland’s highest peak and probably its finest vantage point. Then back to Lucerne for sightseeing walking tour of Old Town and dinner.

Day 09: LUCERNE – RHINE FALLS – BLACK FOREST – HEIDELBERG

Breakfast then we’ll head to Europe’s largest waterfall – the Rhine Falls. Then continue to Black Forest Region where we’ll see the Lake Titisee and Cuckoo Clock Factory. Afterwards, drive to Heildelberg then dinner before checking-in at your hotel.

Day 10: HEIDELBERG – COLOGNE – AMSTERDAM

Transfer to Cologne then lunch upon arrival. Cologne, a 2,000-year-old city spanning the Rhine River in western Germany, is the region’s cultural hub. A landmark of High Gothic architecture set amid reconstructed old town, the twin-spired Cologne Cathedral is also known for its gilded medieval reliquary and sweeping river views. Then continue driving to Amsterdam.

Day 11: AMSTERDAM – LISSE – AMSTERDAM

Breakfast at the hotel then proceed to Lisse to enter the astounding and one of the world’s largest flower garden, the Keukenhof Park. Then back to Amsterdam for half day sightseeing tour of Dam Square, Royal Palace, National Mounument, Central Museum and visit to Coster Diamonds.

Day 12: AMSTERDAM – BRUSSELS – PARIS

This morning, we’ll drive to Belgium’s capital, Brussels is also the administrative capital of the European Union. Have an orientation tour of Mannekin Pis, Old Town, Royal Palace and Atomium, a landmark building in Brussels, originally constructed for the 1958 Brussels World's Fair. After lunch we will continue driving to Paris, the City of Lights.

Day 13: PARIS

Explore the highlights of Paris today starting with the entrance to the central landmark of the city, the Louvre Museum. It is the world’s largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris.

Then continue with ride on the Montmartre funicular and visit Sacre Coeur. Afterwards, have a one-hour sightseeing river cruise aboard Bateaux Mouches. View other Paris’ landmarks such as Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees, Notre Dame Cathedral,Arc du Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides and Seine River banks. Dinner at a local restaurant then back to the hotel.

Day 14: PARIS – VERSAILLES – PARIS

Half day excursion to Versailles. Tour the magnificent Grand Apartments and explore 250 acres of gorgeously landscaped lawns and fountains that make up Versaille's incredible gardens as you unravel some of the Palace’s most enticing secrets. Then back to Paris for shopping at Galeries Lafayette.

Day 15: PARIS DEPARTURE

Free time until transfer to airport for flight back to Manila.

Starts at

USD 3950 / person


INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Private transfers with local assistant (Airport – Hotel – Airport)
  • Private tours as specified in the itinerary
  • English-speaking guides
  • Entrance fees as below:
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter’s Basilica (Whispers included)
  • Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Roundtrip Tronchetto – Venice Island Vaporetto transfer
  • Roundtrip Mt. Titlis Cable Car
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Keukenhof Gardens
  • Louvre Museum
  • Montmartre Furnicular
  • Seine River Cruise
  • Versailles Palace
  • Private coach as specified in the itinerary
  • Pizza-making demonstration dinner
  • Travel Kit
  • Personalized Luggage Tags

EXCLUSIONS

  • International and domestic flights
  • Airport Taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal incidentals such as telephone calls, room service, laundry
  • Meals unless otherwise stated
  • Beverages during meals
  • Gratuities/tippings for the porters/restaurants/long distance coach drivers/local services – USD10.00 PER PERSON PER DAY
  • Visa Fee

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Itinerary is subject to change due to local condition.
  • Non-refundable deposit of USD 1000 per pax.
  • Full cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 2 weeks before departure date.
  • This is a join in group tour. Solo, couple and group travelers can join but please note that this tour needs a minimum of 15 pax to run.
  • Rates can change due to foreign exchange rate

HOTEL AND ACCOMMODATIONS

  • BW Universo or similar class, Rome (2 nights)
  • Mediterraneo or similar class, Florence (1 night)
  • Novotel Venice Mestre or similar class, Venice Mestre (2 nights)
  • Grauer Bar or similar class, Innsbruck (1 night)
  • Astoria or similar class, Lucerne (2 nights)
  • Marriott or similar class, Heidelberg (1 night)
  • Dutch Design Hotel Artemis or similar class, Amsterdam (2 nights)
  • Evergreen Lauren or similar class, Paris (2 nights)

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