This European tour is a sample of some of the major highlights of Europe. Enjoy a guided sightseeing of Amsterdam on board a canal cruise, the only proper way to experience the 700-year-old capital! In both Heidelberg and Lucerne, discover the must-see sights on a walking tour, including Heidelberg’s Old Town and Lucerne’s Bourbaki Panorama, a circular painting dating to 1881 and depicting memorable scenes from the Franco-Prussian War. In Beaune, taste the Burgundy wine and visit the impressive Hôtel Dieu. Your Paris sightseeing includes a Seine cruise, with great views of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Eiffel Tower. This European tour also includes majestic scenery, a romantic Rhine cruise, a stop at the spectacular Rhine Falls, Europe’s largest waterfall, and an overnight stay in Burgundy. A European sampler tour cannot miss the opportunity to taste the regional specialties of each area, and Globus has taken care of this for you. Enjoy dinner and a beer at a charming local restaurant in Heidelberg, and coffee with traditional homemade Black Forest Cake in Germany’s Black Forest. Fascinating sightseeing, spectacular scenery, tasty local food, expert Local Guides, and a Tour Director ready to bring these destinations to life…what more can you ask for in a European vacation?
AMSTERDAM Welcome dinner; canal cruise with Local Guide, visit a major diamond centerRHINE CRUISEHEIDELBERG Walking tour of the Old Town, take pictures of the castle; [LF] dinner with beer at Kulturbrauerei HeidelbergBLACK FOREST Woodcarving demonstration; enjoy Kaffee und Schwarzwaldkuchen (coffee and Black Forest Cake)RHINE FALLS LUCERNE Walking tour including [LF] the Bourbaki Panorama, the Lion Monument, and the Chapel BridgeBEAUNE Visit Hôtel Dieu; [LF] Burgundy wine tasting at the Marché aux Vins wine cellarVERSAILLES Guided visit of the Palace and GardensPARIS Guided sightseeing, enjoy a Seine cruise
Amsterdam – Rhineland, Germany
Heidelberg – Black Forest – Rhine Falls, Switzerland – Lucerne
Lucerne – Beaune, France – Dijon
Dijon – Versailles – Paris