Day 01: Begin Your Tour | Arrive London! Welcome aboard “Simply-Europe Tour” in London-capital of England.
Welcome to your BolBom.com “Simply-Europe Tour “.The Group will be picked up from the airport as per flight time and transferred to the hotel (check in after 1400 hrs). This afternoon assemble in the lobby at 15.30 hrs. And live history through a guided panoramic highlight tour of London city. Get acquainted with some of London's iconic landmarks like the Tower Bridge, River Thames, London Eye, Tower of London, Hyde Park, Big Ben, Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, the famous Piccadilly Circus, Nelson's column at Trafalgar Square followed by the Majesty of Buckingham Palace which is the Queen's official residence. Don't waste a minute, as the rest of the evening is free to explore this city on your own! Give in to some great bargains from the many malls around and then allow London's varied restaurants to further weaken your resistance! Tonight enjoy a delicious dinner at an ethnic restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Holiday Inn, Park Inn or similar in London.
Day 02: Onto Belgium |Dover to Calais | Orientation Tour of Brussels
On to Dover, cross the English Channel and arrive in Calais. Then drive on to Brussels - the Elegant Capital City, also the seat of the European Union, with an air of bustling efficiency! An orientation tour takes you through picturesque medieval streets to the magnificent Gothic St. Michael's Cathedral. Walk via Galleries Saint-Hubert, the world's first shopping mall, opened in 1847, to the Grand Place, its gilded buildings making it one of the most beautiful town squares in Europe. This exquisite market square is the main tourist attraction of the city. In your free time you must sample a Belgian waffle dusted with caramelized sugar mmmm!! Time permitting, shop here for world famous Belgian lace and chocolate. No visit is complete without seeing the Mannequin Pies, which will steal your heart - this cheeky statue of a little boy, representing the "irreverent spirit" of Brussels, has drawn sightseers for centuries (photo stop). Continue your drive to Antwerp and Overnight at Hotel Scandic Antwerpen, NH Brussel or similar in Antwerp.
In Netherlands- Amsterdam- a city full of surprises! Explore Amsterdam on an exciting canal cruise, Visit Keukenhof, visit Madurodam-Holland in miniature. Then proceed to Brussels, the capital of the European Union. After a continental breakfast .Then sit back and relax in your coach as we proceed to Amsterdam. On arrival, board your glass -topped boat as we sail through the canals for an exciting canal cruise. The city’s colorful past comes alive with its 1,000 bridges and fine old houses. Next, proceed to Lisse village to visit Keukenhof - the largest spring garden in the world. Bulbs of colorful tulips bloom only till May 20th. Be enchanted by the indoor floral display and colorful flower beds amongst ancient trees.
Onto Germany-Visit the biggest the Cologne Cathedral. A romantic cruise on the River Rhine. Next, visit Alstadt in Heidelberg - with its old time appeal. This morning proceed to Cologne, the metropolis on the Rhine where on arrival you will visit the Cathedral - the first Gothic church in the Rhineland with its characteristic spires. Later drive to Bopped through the Rhine valley, along this stretch of river, there are more castles than in any other river valley in the world. Enjoy a cruise today along the 'Romantic River Rhine’. Overnight at the Hotel Park Inn or similar in Rhineland Area in Germany.
Day 06: Austria- Visit Swarovski Museum Crystal Worlds -the headquarters of crystals Orientation Of scenic Innsbruck
This morning, after breakfast, check out and Drive to Vaduz Liechtenstein. Later drive to Innsbruck for a visit to Swarovski in Witten’s and proceed to Witten’s, where you will visit the world famous Swarovski Crystal Museum. And prepare to be dazzled at the 'Chambers of Wonder’! In a wondrous blue hall dominated by a Unicom - a wall of crystal, you see the world's biggest crystal and it's smallest! Over 7 million people formal corners of the globe, have already been thrilled by the Swarovski experience - now you are one of them! Continue a scenic drive to Innsbruck. Located on the Inn River, Innsbruck is one of Europe's most beautiful and lively cities. An international centre for winter sports, it has hosted the Winter Olympics twice! Our orientation tour introduces you to its world famous sights. View the Golden Roof or 'Goldenness Dachl', an ornate Gothic balcony erected by the Emperor Maximilian I in the 15th century, dec orated with gold painted copper shingles. Next walk to the Imperial Church followed by the 'Hofburg' or Imperial Palace. This Capital of the Alps, has a history of 800 years.
Day 07: Italy-Romantic Venice - crossed by canals and beautiful monuments. Walking City Tour of Venice
Today your journey takes you on a fascinating drive past quaint villages, medieval castles and fruit orchards, cutting across the fertile Adriatic Plains, to the magical lagoon city of Venice. The captivating canals and palaces of Venice are simply unique! Built on 117 small islands, it is a pedestrian's city, so get set for a walking tour. Cruise from Tronchetto Pier and glide romantically past fairytale palaces Disembark and walk to the Piazza San Marco (St. Marks Square). Pass the Doge's Palace, connected by the 'Bridge of Sighs’ to its prisons. It was from here that the legendary lover Casanova made his famous escape! Witness the bronze Moors striking the hour, as they have been doing for the past 500 years! End this exciting tour with a brief visit to a Murano Glass Factory where you will see a demonstration of hand blown world famous Venetian glass. Return by cruise to Tronchetto Pier. And continue your drive to Padova. Tonight, enjoy dinner. Overnight at Hotel Ibis, NH Vicenza or similar in Padova in Venice.
Day 08: Italy-City tour of Florence - the cradle of the Renaissance, former home of the Medicis. Pisa -Marvel at one of the wonders of the world - The Leaning Tower of Pisa. Onto Umbria After breakfast at your hotel, check out and proceed to Florence, the capital of Tuscany. Drive across the Apennine Mountains, along the Brenta River past Bologna, onto Pisa, the Hometown of Galileo and a city, which makes the most of its claim to fame - its Leaning Tower! It has leaned almost since construction first started, due to the swampy soil beneath it. At a photo stop here, note its striking beauty along with its characteristic tilt. It is the Duomo's (Cathedral) Bell Tower. Together with the Baptistery, these are all a part of the ‘Field of Miracles’. Continue to Florence, a shrine to the wonders of the Renaissance, with more artistic treasures per square meters than any other city in the world! Included in your walking tour of the city of Florence is a visit to the remarkable Duomo (when open for visitors).Besides it is the 'Gates of Paradise' - the heavenly gilded bronze doors of the Baptistery, originally a pagan temple and the open air gallery in Signoria Square. Walk on the famous Ponte Vecchio, the oldest surviving bridge in the city. Time permitting indulge in some more famous works of art - genuine Florentine leather bags and souvenirs! Happy shopping! After an exciting tour, drive through a stretch of olive groves and vineyards to Your hotel where on arrival you will be checked in after dinner. Overnight at Hotel Holiday Inn, Best Western or similar Pisa /Florence.
Day 09: Italy-Vatican City/Rome, Re-live the history of Rome in this ancient city’s great landmarks. Marvel at the Coliseum. Visit the world’s smallest country - the Vatican City which includes the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and the magnificent St. Peter’s Church! Full Day Excursion to Rome After breakfast in your hotel, sit back and relax in your coach as we drive to Rome. The Vatican City- the smallest country in the world. Rome was not built in a day'- the truth of this oft quoted adage hits you with full force, as we pack in all the 'must see' agenda into our guided panoramic highlight city tour! According to legend, Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus in 753 BC. Start your introduction to Rome. Then onto The Vatican, the smallest nation in the world! The most famous square of The Vatican is St. Peter's Square with St. Peter's Basilica, one of the largest churches in the world. Gaze in awe at Michelangelo's Pieta. See the triumphal Arch of Constantine, one of the most important commemorative monuments of antiquity and then drive through Piazza Venezia, where the grandiose monument to the reunification of Italy is often referred to as the Marble wedding cake! Pass the Circus Maximums - known for its ancient chariot races, which was constructed by Hollywood for the well-known movie 'Ben Hur' ! Tribute is paid to the brave Gladiators, with a photo stop at the mighty Coliseum.
Day 10: Switzerland-Today, get set for a day full of fun and excitement as we take you to visit Geneva it’s with its beautiful scenery
Drive to Switzerland making a brief stop at Geneva, one of Switzerland's most privileged cities, said to have the second highest quality of living in the world!We begin the orientation tour with a drive to the Palais des Nations - the European Headquarters of the United Nations, and one of the most active conference centers in the world and the Musee Ariana. Be awestruck by the great white plume of the tallest fountain in Europe - the magnificent Jet d'Eau and pause for a photograph here and at the beautiful floral clock in the Jardin Anglais ! Later, we continue your drive into Central Switzerland. You will visit the Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke (wooden bridge). Later, you have some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner. Overnight at Hotel Viktoria,Waldegg or similar in Switzerland.
Day 11: Today you have a chance to join us on an all-inclusive Alpine excursion tour to the wonderful world of Mount Titles’ in Engle berg
A breathtaking journey by cable car to a height of 3020 meters. Visit the Ice grotto. Also visit scenic Interlaken. Get set for a memorable experience. After a continental breakfast proceed to the cable car station in Engel berg for a breath taking journey by cable car through the beautiful alpine mountains with sound of the cow bells to the snow-clad peak of Mount Titles at a height of 10000 feet. On arrival at a height of 3020 meters visit the Ice Grotto, the Terrace where u can get the feel of snow. The Ice Flyer a cable car which takes you further to the playing arena for some fun games on the snow.(weather permitting ice flyer remains open). Later return back to the Engel berg station and continue your journey to Luzern. You will visit the Lion Monument and the Kapell Bruck (wooden bridge). Later, you have some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner. Overnight at Hotel Banklialp or Similar in Switzerland.
Day 12: France-Bien Venue! Welcome to the glamor capital of the world - Paris known for fashion houses, art museums, elegant avenues, beautiful monuments and exciting cabarets
Check out of your hotel after breakfast and proceed to the glamorous city of Paris. On arrival, check-in and relax in the comfort of your hotel. Later in the evening, a dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Tonight, you have a chance to experience the glamor of the famous Lido Show- an unforgettable experience on your tour. It's magic! Sparkle over a glass of champagne at the Lido. Here at the most famous nightclub in the world, enjoy the 'Bonheur Show', a cabaret with extraordinary sets and extravagant costumes. Overnight at Hotel Novotel, Kyriad Prestige or similar in Paris.
Day 13: France-Enjoy the sights of Paris on a city tour
In Paris | Shop at Fragonard | Visit Grevin Wax Museum | City Tour of Paris |Enjoy a breathtaking view of Paris from the top of Eiffel Tower (3rd Level | Enjoy a romantic Seine cruise in Paris. After breakfast proceed on an exhilarating city tour .Visit and shop at Fragonard - The Perfumer. Displayed are perfumery collections retracing 3000 years of history. Discover Fragonard's original perfumery creations on sale at factory prices. Our next stop is the Wax Museum, a legendary site of entertainment since 1882, was created by Alfred Grevin, to produce and showcase life-size wax models of celebrities. At the end of the 19th Century, Arthur Meyer, founder of the famous daily newspaper 'Le Gaulois', conceived the notion of showing his readers the people in the headlines of his paper, but in 3-D.He came up with the idea of creating a site where the public could see people in the news. To implement this original plan, he called on Alfred Grevin, who was a cartoonist, designer and famous sculptor. The Grevin opened its doors on June 5th, 1882. It was an immediate success. At Grevin, relive glorious French history, meet celebrities and experience the Spirit of Paris, with over 300 wax figures in a setting of gold and marble !The latest addition 'Shah Rukh Khan'. Commemorate your visit to Grevin with a small memento.
Good times need never end! After breakfast check out and proceed to London Airport for your flight back home. Your tour ends with guests departing on individual schedules for the airport or return by coach to London. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European Tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime. Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form and hand it to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated.