Enchanting Europe 2020 - 9 Day Tour from Amsterdam to Zurich
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Enchanting Europe 2020

9 Day Tour from Amsterdam to Zurich

Starting at $2,283


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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The name of this European tour—Enchanting Europe—says it all! Travel from Amsterdam, Holland’s lively capital, to picturesque Lucerne in the Swiss Alps with overnights in Koblenz and Wiesbaden in the Rhine Valley, in Bavaria’s capital Munich, and in romantic Salzburg. Enjoy a canal cruise in Amsterdam; admire Cologne’s impressive gothic cathedral; walk through the medieval walled town of Rothenburg; visit the famous Hofbräuhaus in Munich; enjoy a guided walking tour through romantic Salzburg and see the sites from The Sound of Music movie; walk through the historic center of Innsbruck and take pictures of the Golden Roof; stop in Vaduz, capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein: and in Lucerne, cross the Chapel Bridge, dating back to the 14th century and admire the emotional Lion Monument.

Take in gorgeous scenery while driving through some of the most picturesque regions of Europe. Enjoy a romantic cruise with lunch along the most scenic part of the river, a Riesling wine tasting in the charming town of Rüdesheim, and a drive through the most spectacular parts of the majestic Alps in Austria and Switzerland. There is time to shop for Christmas ornaments in picture-book Rothenburg, for crystal in Innsbruck, for stamps in Vaduz, and for chocolate and Swiss watches in Lucerne.

Globus has included a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Lucerne to celebrate the success of this amazing Enchanting Europe tour.

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Destination & Sightseeing

AMSTERDAMWelcome dinner; guided sightseeing including a canal cruise; visit a major diamond center
COLOGNESee the cathedral
RHINE RIVER[LF] Half-day cruise to Rüdesheim with light lunch
RÜDESHEIM [LF] Wine tasting
ROTHENBURG Walking tour of the walled town
MUNICH Orientation, visit Marienplatz and the famous Hofbräuhaus
SALZBURGGuided walking tour, visit Mirabell Gardens and Residenz Square
INNSBRUCK Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof
VADUZ Stop in the capital of Liechtenstein
LUCERNE Walking tour including the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
Headsets throughout the tour.
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
Transportation:
Motorcoach; canal cruise in Amsterdam; Rhine River cruise.

MEALS

Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 lunch during Rhine cruise; 4 three-course dinners, including a dinner at a local restaurant in Lucerne

ITINERARY

Day 1 ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND.
Welcome to Amsterdam! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel
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Day 2 AMSTERDAM.
Meet your Local Guide and hear about the fascinating history of the 700-year-old capital during a leisurely CANAL CRUISE. Admire the patrician mansions and the gabled façades; the “Golden Bend,” the most prestigious part of the Herengracht and a monument to the Golden Age; the Stopera, Amsterdam’s proud concert hall; the Hermitage, a branch museum of the Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg; and much more. Also visit a major DIAMOND CENTER. For those who wish to experience Dutch life in the countryside, an optional excursion is available to picture-book Volendam, a fishing village at the former Zuiderzee, including visits to a working windmill, a clogmaker, a cheese farm, plus dinner
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Day 3 AMSTERDAM–COLOGNE, GERMANY–KOBLENZ.
A smooth drive past the Dutch region best known as the setting of A Bridge Too Far brings you to the Rhine Valley. Stop in Cologne and see the awesome twin-spired gothic cathedral. Overnight in Koblenz, where the Mosel River flows into the Rhine River. Why not join an optional excursion to famous Marksburg castle, from where you have spectacular views of the river below? Today’s Distance: 242 mi / 390 km (B,D)
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Day 4 KOBLENZ–RÜDESHEIM–WIESBADEN.
Today is dedicated to a romantic [LF] RHINE CRUISE, including lunch, along the most scenic part of the Rhine River. Sit back and relax while you pass castle-crested cliffs, terraced vineyards, and trim, half-timbered towns. Arrive in Rüdesheim, capital of the Riesling wine, for a traditional [LF] WINE TASTING, before proceeding to your hotel in Wiesbaden. Today’s Distance: 62 mi / 100 km
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Day 5 WIESBADEN–ROTHENBURG–MUNICH.
Join your Tour Director for a walk through medieval, walled Rothenburg. Time to shop for Christmas ornaments, for which this town is famous. Continue to Munich, capital of Bavaria. Visit MARIENPLATZ with its New and Old Town Halls, followed by the famous HOFBRÄUHAUS, dating back to 1589. Free time for dinner. Today’s Distance: 304 mi / 490 km
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Day 6 MUNICH–SALZBURG, AUSTRIA.
Drive eastwards, following the Bavarian Alps to Austria. Arrive in Salzburg, where your Local Guide takes you for a walking tour through the historic center. Admire exquisite MIRABELL GARDENS, the Great Festival Hall, St. Peter’s Monastery, and magnificent RESIDENZ SQUARE, where some scenes of The Sound of Music movie were filmed. Also see Mozart’s birthplace in the charming Getreidegasse. Time to browse through the downtown market. You may wish to join an optional excursion to spectacular Berchtesgaden and Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest. Today’s Distance: 118 mi / 190 km
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Day 7 SALZBURG–INNSBRUCK–VADUZ, LIECHTENSTEIN–LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND.
A scenic drive brings you to Innsbruck, tucked amid the Alps, and capital of Tyrol. Join your Tour Director for a pleasant walk through quaint medieval lanes to Emperor Maximilian’s GOLDEN ROOF. Next is Vaduz, capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein. Time to buy your stamps or other souvenirs before continuing to Lucerne in the heart of Switzerland. Today’s Distance: 311 mi / 500 km
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Day 8 LUCERNE.
During your walking tour, admire Thorwaldsen’s impressive LION MONUMENT, dedicated to the fallen Swiss Guards who protected the Royal House of France during the French Revolution, and the ornate patrician houses lining the cobblestone streets of the walled Old Town. Then, cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church. Afterwards, shop for Swiss watches and chocolate. Tonight, a farewell dinner has been prepared at a local restaurant, the best way to say auf Wiedersehen, Lucerne
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Day 9 LUCERNE–ZURICH AIRPORT.
Morning transfer to Zurich Airport in time for homebound flights leaving no earlier than 10 am. Extra nights are available in Zurich. Today’s Distance: 34 mi / 55 km

Accommodations

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Westcord Art Hotel Amsterdam
First-Class

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Spaarndammerdijk, 302 Amsterdam Netherlands

This modern, themed 191-room hotel is decorated with a broad range of contemporary artworks, including some pieces by the renowned Dutch artist Herman Brood. There is a stylish Brasserie, a terrace with an open-air bar, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and Free high speed Wi-Fi internet access throughout.
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