10 Day Classic Amsterdam, Bruges, Paris & London

10 Day Classic Amsterdam, Bruges, Paris & London

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Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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Destination & Sightseeing

  • Flights New York-Amsterdam, London-New York or vice versa
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 8 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Amsterdam
    • 1 night Bruges
    • 3 nights Paris
    • 2 nights London
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†♦
  • 11 meals: 8 breakfasts, 3 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in Paris
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Special Features

  • Glass-top boat cruise on Amsterdam's winding canals
  • Visit Volendam, a quaint fishing village on the old Zuiderzee
  • Visit Our Lady's Church in Bruges, where you will view Michelangelo's "Madonna"
  • Drive along the Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe and continuing to the iconic Eiffel Tower
  • Travel between London & Paris by train via the world-famous "Chunnel"
  • A panoramic city tour introduces you to the highlights of London

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

♦ London Gatwick Airport transfers available at an additional cost

ITINERARY

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for England
Depart for London, England

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in London
Arrive in London and transfer to your hotel. Most flights arrive in the early morning and your room may not be ready for you. In this case, leave your luggage with the concierge and your Tour Manager will provide suggestions for you to begin to explore the city on your own. This evening your tour begins at 6:00 PM when you join your Tour Manager for a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in London no later than 4:00 PM on Day 2 of the itinerary, or earlier if possible Overnight: London Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Friday - London City Tour
Today, discover the history, pageantry and sights of the city with a half day tour of London's West End. Begin with a drive through fashionable Kensington with its elegant squares and parks. Pass Harrods store and continue to view Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and the famous Big Ben. Continue to view Buckingham Palace, the London residence of Her Majesty the Queen. Your tour ends in the heart of town to explore this afternoon at leisure. Perhaps join the in-depth optional tour of St. Paul's cathedral and the Tower of London Optional: Tower of London & St. Paul's Cathedral (PM) Overnight: London Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Travel to Paris via the Chunnel
Today, transfer to the train station for your trip from London to Paris via the Chunnel, the 31-mile-long underwater tunnel that is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Tonight, perhaps join the optional tour to discover the "City of Lights" with the illumination tour and dinner in a typical French bistro Optional: Illuminated Paris and dinner (PM) Overnight: Paris Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Paris City Tour
This morning, enjoy a guided city tour of Paris, including a drive along the Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe. View the Eiffel Tower, the Latin Quarter, and the lively Opera district. Spend the afternoon exploring Paris on your own, or you may wish to join the optional tour of Versailles Palace where you will see classical French architecture at its most decadent.* In the evening, perhaps join the optional Nouvelle Eve Cabaret outing for an unforgettable night including a four course dinner with wine and dazzling costumes and dancing** *Due to local events the Optional Versailles Apartments tour for the April 10 departure will take place in the morning followed by the Paris city tour in the afternoon. **Due to seasonal closure the Nouvelle Eve Cabaret will not operate on the Apr 3, 10, and 17 departures as well as the Oct 16 and 23 departures. On the Jun 26 departure the Nouvelle Eve Cabaret will operate on Day 6 instead of Day 5. Optional: Versailles Apartments (PM) Optional: Nouvelle Eve Cabaret (PM) Overnight: Paris Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Monday - Full Day in Paris
Today spend time at your leisure in Paris. Explore the countless museums, such as the Orsay, relax in the Luxembourg gardens, visit Montmartre or shop in the capital of fashion. In the morning, you may wish to join the optional guided tour of the Louvre museum where you will enjoy the expertise of a professional guide. You will see some of the most famous art works of all time, highlighted by the Venus de Milo, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, and the museum’s most reputed masterpiece, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Optional: Louvre Museum Tour (AM) Overnight: Paris Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Travel to Belgium, Bruges City Tour
This morning, travel through Flanders fields to reach Belgium and the city of Bruges, also known as the "Venice of the North", and home to some of Europe's best-preserved medieval buildings. Embark on a delightful orientation in Bruges with its historic squares and canals. The tour takes you first to view the Lake of Love (Minnewater) and the Beguinage convent. Then, continue for a walking tour of the city's medieval districts, where you will visit Our Lady's Church, which houses the famous Madonna statue by Michelangelo, the Market Square and Belfry, and the Town Hall Square with its Chapel of the Holy Blood. Tonight, enjoy dinner together Overnight: Bruges Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Wednesday - Visit Brussels, Amsterdam
This morning, travel to the capital city of Brussels, enjoy an orientation tour with views of the Atomium, Palace of Justice, and 17th-century Grand Place with its decorated guild houses. Stroll the city center to view the famous Mannekin Pis fountain. Later, depart Brussels for Amsterdam, crossing the patchwork of canals and pasture of the low lands. Tonight, you may wish to participate in the optional dinner at a cozy Dutch restaurant followed by a walking tour with your guide to explore the narrow canals and lanes of the notorious "Red Light" district. The historic bridges and classical architecture of Amsterdam truly come alive at night Optional: Amsterdam by Night with dinner (PM) Overnight: Amsterdam Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Thursday - Amsterdam Canal Tour and Volendam
This morning, board a glass-top boat for a delightful cruise of the winding canals for an up-close view of stately historic mansions, 16th-century gabled merchant houses, and charming churches with bell towers. This afternoon, take a tour of traditional Holland that includes a visit to Volendam, a charming fishing village on the old Zuiderzee. Next, visit a cheese farm and see a historic windmill and clogmakers. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers Overnight: Amsterdam Meals: Breakfast, Dinner