Enchanting Europe (HM)

13 Day Tour from London to Paris

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The name of this European tour—Enchanting Europe—says it all! You're sure to be enchanted as you travel from London to Paris with overnights also in Amsterdam, Koblenz, Munich, Vienna, Innsbruck, Lucerne, and the Black Forest. Guided sightseeing is included in London, where you’ll visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, wedding site of Lady Diana and Prince Charles; in Salzburg, where you’ll walk through the historic center and admire Residenz Square, where some of the scenes of the Sound of Music were filmed; in Vienna; in Lucerne, where you’ll cross the Chapel Bridge, dating to the 14th century; and in Paris, where you’ll take the elevator to the second floor of the incomparable Eiffel Tower. Just imagine the views of Paris from this vantage point!

You’ll also be enchanted by the gorgeous scenery you will see on this tour of Europe. You’ll take a Rhine cruise along the most scenic part of the Rhine River; stop at the Rhine Falls, Europe’s largest waterfall; drive past the Salzkammergut Lake District in Austria, and travel through the majestic Alps. Plus, Globus has included out-of-the-ordinary experiences just for you. For example, you’ll learn about cuckoo clocks and enjoy Black Forest Cake in Germany’s Black Forest, and you’ll take a Tyrolean horse-drawn carriage ride through the center of Innsbruck.

Must-see attractions, thrilling train rides, gorgeous scenery, special experiences, and tasty food—these will enchant you on this amazing Enchanting Europe tour.
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

LONDON
Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral and see the Changing of the Guard, if held
LONDON–BRUSSELS
By high-speed Eurostar train
AMSTERDAM
Canal cruise
RHINE CRUISE
MUNICH
Orientation, visit Marienplatz and Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite the famous Hofbräuhaus
SALZBURG
Guided walking tour, visit Mirabell Gardens and Residenz Square
VIENNA
Guided sightseeing, visit Heldenplatz and Cathedral Square
INNSBRUCK
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Tyrolean horse-drawn carriage ride and a drink at the Stiftskeller; walk through the Old Town to the Golden roof
VADUZ
Stop in the capital of Liechtenstein
LUCERNE
Walking tour including the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge
RHINE FALLS
BLACK FOREST
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Enjoy dinner followed by traditional Black Forest Cake
STRASBOURG–PARIS
By high-speed TGV train (first-class)
PARIS
Guided sightseeing, ascend the Eiffel Tower
Headsets throughout the tour

NOTE:

  • For operational reasons, slight schedule changes for the Paris program cannot be excluded.

Transportation:

High-speed Eurostar train; motorcoach; canal cruise in Amsterdam; Rhine River cruise; horse-drawn carriage ride in Innsbruck; high-speed first-class TGV train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1 Arrive in London, England

Welcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

Day 2 London

Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside the River Thames, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister’s Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Highlights are a visit to ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL and the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard, if held. Time in the afternoon for independent activities. Optional excursions are available to the Tower of London and to Windsor Castle. Maybe a leisurely cruise on the Thames River?

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 London–Brussels, Belgium–Amsterdam, Holland

Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and head for the railway station to board the high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN to Brussels, Belgium. From here, a comfortable drive will bring you to Amsterdam, Holland’s 700-year-old capital. Tonight is your chance to join the locals during an optional dinner with regional specialties at one of the city’s lively restaurants, followed by an evening walk through Old Amsterdam.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4 Amsterdam–Koblenz, Germany

Enjoy a CANAL CRUISE aboard a glass-roofed launch, which is the best way to get a good impression of how this city was built and how much still remains from the Golden Age. Depart for Koblenz, the German city where the Rhine and Moselle Rivers come together. An optional excursion to impressive Marksburg Castle, with spectacular views of the Rhine River, is available.

Breakfast Breakfast
DinnerDinner

Day 5 Koblenz–Munich

Start with a romantic RHINE CRUISE along the most scenic part of the Rhine River past castle-crested cliffs, terraced vineyards, and trim, half-timbered towns. Continue to Munich, capital of Bavaria, and see the Olympic Park and the 1,000-foot-high Olympic Tower. Also visit MARIENPLATZ with its New and Old Town Halls. Highlight is Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite a visit to the famous HOFBRÄUHAUS, dating back to 1589. Free time for dinner before going to your hotel.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6 Munich–Salzburg, Austria–Vienna

Drive eastwards, following the Bavarian Alps to Austria. Stop 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. See Mozart’s birthplace in the charming Getreidegasse and browse through the downtown market. Next, pass the lovely Salzkammergut Lake District, also famous by the same movie, and along the Danube Valley to Vienna, proud capital of Austria

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7 Vienna

Guided sightseeing features the State Opera House, HELDENPLATZ, a stop at the Hofburg Palace, and CATHEDRAL SQUARE. To make the most of your stay, an exciting optional Heurigen evening is available.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 8 Vienna–Innsbruck

Enjoy a scenic drive through the Tyrolean Alps and arrive in Innsbruck. Highlight today is Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite a spectacular HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDE through the center of Innsbruck, including a drink at the famous Stiftskeller. Then, follow your Tour Director for a pleasant walk through quaint medieval lanes to Emperor Maximilian’s GOLDEN ROOF.

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 9 Innsbruck–Vaduz, Liechtenstein–Lucerne, Switzerland

Follow the Inn River on the comfortable highway through the Arlberg area, famous for Austria’s Lech and Zürs ski resorts, to Vaduz, capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein. Time to buy your stamps or other souvenirs before continuing to picturesque Lucerne in Switzerland. During your walking tour, admire Thorwaldsen’s emotional 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 is your chance to join the Swiss folklore dinner with yodeling and alphorn blowing.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10 Lucerne–Rhine Falls–Black Forest, Germany

This morning, why not join an optional excursion to Mount Pilatus? Later, stop at thundering Rhine Falls before re-entering Germany and heading into the lush valleys and pine-clad hills of the Black Forest. Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Enjoy a warm welcome by the Drubba family at the Hofgut Sternen hotel. After dinner, you will have a special dessert: traditional Black Forest Cake.

Breakfast Breakfast
DinnerDinner

Day 11 Black Forest–Strasbourg, France–Paris

Cross the border into the Alsace region and arrive in Strasbourg, seat of the European Parliament, where you will board the high-speed TGV TRAIN to Paris. Choose from our optional excursions: in the afternoon to the magnificent Louvre Museum to see the Mona Lisa, and tonight, maybe try out local dishes at one of Paris’ fine restaurants, followed by a drive to explore the “City of Light.”

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 12 Paris

Discover the world capital of chic and style with a Local Guide and admire its most famous sights: the Opéra, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysées, and more. For a bird’s-eye view, take the elevator up to the second floor of Paris’ most famous landmark: the EIFFEL TOWER. To make the most of your stay, join an optional excursion to the lavish baroque Palace of Versailles. Tonight, dinner and a lively cabaret show at one of Paris’ nightclubs might just be the ticket!

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 13 Paris

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

BRIGITTE MAIER KARALL

Escorting Tours for more than 32 years

Traveling is my passion, and I see Europe as my doorstep. I get the opportunity to help you experience different cultures, languages, and various lifestyles on one vacation. My goal is to ensure each person has a unique and personal experience.

Tour Director - BRIGITTE MAIER KARALL

 Accommodations

London
Amsterdam
Koblenz
Munich
Vienna
Innsbruck
Lucerne
Breitnau
Neuilly-sur-Seine

London

Hilton London Metropole

Superior First-Class

Hilton London Metropole 225 Edgware Road, London,   United Kingdom

225 Edgware Road
London, United Kingdom

This contemporary, centrally located 1,054-room hotel is just a few minutes' stroll away from the West End and Oxford Street, London's major shopping area. Hyde Park and Regent Park are nearby, as are art galleries, museums and theaters. Dine on international cuisine at Fiamma Restaurant, savor Asian Fusion favorites and views of London at Minako at the Met on the 23rd floor, or enjoy exciting sports events in the Sports Bar. Discover the latest additions to the hotel, the contemporary EDG Bar & Lounge and the Whisky Lounge, serving an impressive range of whiskies. The hotel also boasts a LivingWell Health Club, a 12.5 meter heated indoor pool, sauna, steam room and the beauty salon.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Beauty Salon
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking/Valet
  • ATM
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Pool
  • Ice Machine
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Cable/Satellite
  • In-Room Safe
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Phone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pay Movies
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Television
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Voicemail
  • Mini-bar
  • Coffee Maker
  • Internet Access

Amsterdam

NH Amsterdam Centre

Superior First-Class

NH Amsterdam Centre Stadhouderskade 7, Amsterdam,  Netherlands

Stadhouderskade 7
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Seven-story Hotel situated opposite Leidseplein, 1 block from Vondelpark, near casino, museums, theaters & galleries.

Hotel Amenities

  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Ice Machine
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beauty Salon
  • Gift Shop
  • Dry Cleaning
  • ATM
  • Hot Tub
  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Phone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Desk
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Room Safe
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Voicemail
  • Room Service

Koblenz

Mercure Koblenz

First-Class

Mercure Koblenz Julius-Wegeler Strasse 6, Koblenz,  Germany

Julius-Wegeler Strasse 6
Koblenz, Germany

Comfortable downtown hotel; 1 km to train station; near shopping center, theatre district, movie and museum area.

Hotel Amenities

  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Gift Shop
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Parking/Valet
  • Ice Machine
  • Fitness Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Currency Exchange
  • Restaurant On-Site

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Desk
  • Window Opens
  • Air Conditioning
  • In-Room Safe
  • Climate Control
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Mini-bar
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Phone
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Alarm Clock
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Internet Access

Munich

Holiday Inn Munich City Centre

First-Class

Holiday Inn Munich City Centre Hochstrasse 3, Muenchen,   Germany

Hochstrasse 3
Muenchen, Germany

Multistory Hotel housed within office/apartment & showroom complex in city center near Deutsches Museum.

Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Spa Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Currency Exchange
  • ATM
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Concierge desk
  • Parking/Valet
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Coffee Maker
  • Television
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Air Conditioning
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Room Service
  • Phone
  • Mini-bar
  • Pay Movies
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Desk
  • Voicemail

Vienna

Lindner Hotel Am Belvedere

First-Class

Lindner Hotel Am Belvedere Rennweg 12, Wien,  Austria

Rennweg 12
Wien, Austria

Viennese atmosphere modern style, set amid Imperial greenery at an attractive city-center location.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Parking/Valet
  • Concierge desk
  • Spa Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Voicemail
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Desk
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Television
  • Mini-bar
  • In-Room Safe
  • Phone
  • Internet Access

Innsbruck

Hilton Innsbruck

Superior First-Class

Hilton Innsbruck Salurner Strasse 15, Innsbruck,  Austria

Salurner Strasse 15
Innsbruck, Austria

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

A modern 176 room hotel in the heart of Austria's Olympic town. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the lobby, access in the guestrooms is subject to a fee (payable locally). There is a fitness room with sauna, a contemporary restaurant serving fresh local Tyrolean produce and a sophisticated bar area for drinks and cocktails.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Parking/Valet
  • Elevator
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fitness Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Ice Machine
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

  • In-Room Safe
  • Coffee Maker
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Pay Movies
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Room Service
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Mini-bar
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Voicemail
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Climate Control
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Television
  • Window Opens
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access

Lucerne

Ameron Hotel Flora

First-Class

Ameron Hotel Flora Seidenhofstrasse 5, Luzern,   Switzerland

Seidenhofstrasse 5
Luzern, Switzerland

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Downtown Hotel with restaurant and modern facilities is located near the lake, Old Town, shopping and the railway station.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking/Valet
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Free WiFi
  • Gift Shop
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Mini-bar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Internet Access
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Cable/Satellite

Breitnau

Best Western Hofgut Sternen

Best Western Hofgut Sternen Hoellsteig 76, Breitnau,  Germany

Hoellsteig 76
Breitnau, Germany

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

A comfortable hotel in typical Black Forest style, situated in a quiet park area within easy access from the B31 between Freiburg and Titisee. Nearby are mountain bike rentals, Black Forest cuckoo clock and glassblower's workshop with gift shop and St. Oswald's chapel, the oldest chapel of the Higher Black Forest.

Hotel Amenities

  • Currency Exchange
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Gift Shop
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking/Valet
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Room Service
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Mini-bar
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television

Neuilly-sur-Seine

Moevenpick Hotel Paris Neuilly

Superior First-Class

Moevenpick Hotel Paris Neuilly 58 Blvd.Victor Hugo, Neuilly-sur-Seine,  France

58 Blvd.Victor Hugo
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Club-style Hotel and restaurant; offering casual ambience; set in a green, peaceful suburban atmosphere, 9 km from Paris.

Hotel Amenities

  • Ice Machine
  • Parking/Valet
  • Fitness Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • Coffee Maker
  • Mini-bar
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Room Service
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Phone
  • Voicemail
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access

 Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

London
Amsterdam
Koblenz
Vienna
Lucerne
Paris

London

A Taste of London

A Taste of London

A unique chance to combine a traditional London pub experience with a relaxed, night-time river cruise, viewing some of the capital's most beautiful illuminated sights. Enjoy a three-course dinner with several local menu choices, including fish and chips and steak and ale pie at an historic London pub in the City of London. Following dinner you will enjoy scenic views from the comfort of your private cruiser. Highlights include Tower Bridge, St. Paul's and the Houses of Parliament, with commentary from your guide as you cruise along the River Thames.

Approximate value: £74 GBP per person

Afternoon Excursion to Windsor Castle

Afternoon Excursion to Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. One of the official residences of Queen Elizabeth II the castle is still used regularly for ceremonial and state occasions. Visit the magnificent State Apartments furnished with priceless works of art by Holbein, Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck. See wonderful St. George's Chapel the burial place of ten monarchs including Henry VIII and Charles I.

Approximate value: £49 GBP per person

Buckingham Palace and the Royal Mews

Buckingham Palace and the Royal Mews

Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. During August and September when the Queen makes her annual visit to Scotland, the Palace's state rooms are open to visitors. These are the heart of the Palace, lavishly furnished with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection which are used for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. Before entry to the Palace you will visit the Royal Mews, one of the finest working stables still in existence. See the State vehicles, both horse-drawn carriages and cars, used for coronations, royal weddings and State Visits, including the magnificent Gold State Coach which has been used for every coronation since 1821 and was last used for The Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002.

Approximate value: £57 GBP per person

Shownight - Beautiful (Monday-Friday)

Shownight - Beautiful (Monday-Friday)

This fully escorted, door-to-door evening excursion includes a gourmet dinner at a first class restaurant. Choose from a tasty 3 course, 3 choice menu with wine and coffee. Dinner is followed by best seats to see the sensational musical BEAUTIFUL. Return transfers are included, and your Local Host accompanies you during this wonderful evening in London's West End. BEAUTIFUL is the untold story of Carole King8217's journey from schoolgirl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom.

Approximate value: £114 GBP per person

Shownight - Kinky Boots (Monday-Friday)

Shownight - Kinky Boots (Monday-Friday)

This fully escorted, door-to-door evening excursion includes a gourmet dinner at a first class restaurant. Choose from a tasty 3 course, 3 choice menu with wine and coffee. Dinner is followed by best seats to see the sensational musical KINKY BOOTS. Return transfers are included, and your Local Host accompanies you during this wonderful evening in London's West End. KINKY BOOTS is Broadway's huge hearted, high heeled hit and it's coming to London! With songs by Grammy and Tony award winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendship we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. With direction and choreography by two time Tony award winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a book by Broadway legend and four time Tony award winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), Kinky Boots is the winner of 6 Broadway Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography. Take a step in the right direction and discover that sometimes the best way to fit in is to stand out...

Approximate value: £114 GBP per person

Tower of London and Crown Jewels

Tower of London and Crown Jewels

The Tower of London is one of the most famous historic buildings in the world. Built by William the Conqueror in 1066-1067, it has been guarded by Yeoman Warders (popularly known as the Beefeaters) since the 14th century. It has been a fortress, a royal palace, a prison, a place of execution, and an armory. It is most famously known as the home to the priceless Crown Jewels, including the solid gold crown used at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the Imperial State Crown and Sovereigns Sceptre, the incredible Cullinan diamonds, and the Koh-i-Noor.

Approximate value: £46 GBP per person

Amsterdam

Dutch Dinner and Evening Walk in Historical Amsterdam

Dutch Dinner and Evening Walk in Historical Amsterdam

Join a traditional Dutch dinner at a local restaurant (drinks included). Later, together with a Local Guide stroll through one of Amsterdam's oldest and most fascinating areas: the Red Light District. Of course this district is famous for the obvious reasons, but it houses also many of the city's historical buildings like the Old Church, the Royal Palace at Dam Square, and more. (Please note that during this walk you will pass by shops with erotic articles and images, therefore the walking part may not be suitable for all ages.)

Approximate value: €58 EUR per person

Koblenz

Marksburg Castle

Marksburg Castle

Enjoy a guided visit of Marksburg Castle, located on a hill overlooking the Rhine River. It has survived time and is one of the best examples of medieval architecture in Germany. The earliest part of the castle was constructed in a triangular layout built in the Romanesque style. Later in the 13th century, it was bought by Count Eberhard II of Katzenelnbogen, whose family was one of the wealthiest in the Rhineland, and was expanded in the Gothic style, giving the castle its unique present-day form. It has also been used as a fortress, a home for disabled soldiers, and a state prison.

Approximate value: €29 EUR per person

Vienna

Classical Austrian Dinner

Classical Austrian Dinner

Enjoy a delicious Austrian dinner with drinks at a typical local restaurant.

Approximate value: €57 EUR per person

Heurigen Dinner

Heurigen Dinner

Enjoy dinner with music and wine at one of the Heurigen (wine taverns) in the wine-growing area of the Vienna Woods. A Heuriger is a tavern that serves its own wine from the current harvest year and traditional fare such as Wienerschnitzel and Apfelstrudel.

Approximate value: €55 EUR per person

Waltz and Operetta Concert

Waltz and Operetta Concert

An opera house orchestra and soloists perform famous works by Johann Strauss, Lehar, Mozart, and more in one of the city's elegant concert halls.

Approximate value: €54 EUR per person

Lucerne

Mount Pilatus

Mount Pilatus

Journey almost 7,000 feet (2,132m)up - via the world's steepest cogwheel railway (with an inclination of 48 degrees), the silent aerial tramway and the panoramic gondola for spectacular views over central Switzerland. The Mount Pilatus mountain range was first inhabited by Celtic herdsmen and later became well-known to travelers worldwide when completion of the Gotthard Route made the area more accessible. The rugged cliffs above Lucerne have been cloaked in myth and legend since the Middle Ages when it was believed that a dragon with healing powers and spirits inhabited the rocky crevices.

Approximate value: €63 EUR per person

Swiss Folklore Party and Dinner

Swiss Folklore Party and Dinner

Contrary to belief, not all Swiss can yodel or blow the alphorn, but those you will meet during your folklore dinner party are real experts. They will entertain you with merry melodies on the accordion and traditional dances, while having a 3-course dinner with also a sample of traditional cheese fondue and 1 liter stein of beer (or two glasses of wine or soft drink) to toast your Swiss evening.

Approximate value: €82 EUR per person

Paris

Dinner and Cabaret Show at Famous Lido

Dinner and Cabaret Show at Famous Lido

Enjoy dinner and cabaret show at the Lido, the mythical establishment on the Champs- Elysee that has been the incarnation of Parisian nights since 1946. Get on board this enchanted voyage in the heart of the Ville Lumiere in a brilliant show with sumptuous costumes and marveling visual effects. Savor your succulent 3 course menu, a unique blend of tradition and innovation prepared by expert French chefs, accompanied by half a bottle of wine and water. Sip a glass of champagne as you revel in the music and sparkling performances by the world-famous dancers. The true Paris experience at its dazzling best!

Approximate value: €149 EUR per person

Dinner Party and Illumination Drive

Dinner Party and Illumination Drive

A perfect introduction to Paris! After a full-course dinner with choices of typical French dishes, drinks included, your tour director will show you the "City of Light."

Approximate value: €68 EUR per person

Excursion to The Louvre Museum

Excursion to The Louvre Museum

Your guide will bring to life the most celebrated treasures of the impressive Louvre Museum, including da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Built originally as a royal fortress in the Middle Ages, the Central Arts Museum was opened to the public in 1793. The Louvre holds 35,000 works of art divided into eight categories: paintings, prints & drawings, sculpture, decorative arts, Greek, Etruscan & Roman antiquities, Egyptian antiquities, Near Eastern antiquities, and Islamic art. NOTE: This excursion is not available to groups on Tuesdays, public holidays, and Sundays.

Approximate value: €48 EUR per person

Excursion to the Palace of Versailles

Excursion to the Palace of Versailles

Travel out of Paris to the lavish 17th-century baroque Palace of Versailles, built by the Sun King, Louis XIV, with its magnificent State Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, and Royal Chapel. Your Local Guide will bring its history to life during your visit, then time at leisure to stroll through parts of the elegant 250-acre gardens. Louis XIII originally purchased Versailles and its surrounding land to serve as his hunting lodge. Later, his son, Louis XIV, decided to make it his seat of government, and in 1682, he installed his impressive court and numerous noble visitors in sumptuous surroundings, a symbol of absolute monarchy. NOTE: This excursion is not available on Mondays and public holidays.

Approximate value: €59 EUR per person

 Know Before You Go

These Know Before You Go travel tips are designed with you in mind, with helpful hints to help you prepare for and enjoy your escorted vacation. They are your guide to getting ready and contain general information on travel documentation, customs, and the country/countries you will be visiting, including budgeting, transportation, climate, languages, and much more. With Globus, you benefit from our experience.



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