Four Capitals of Europe Escape (KED)

8 Day Tour from Amsterdam to London

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What better way to see four legendary capitals of Europe than during the off-season with fewer crowds and more affordable touring rates? Take advantage of fewer crowds and lower prices on this guided vacation in Europe. Visit Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, and London for an 8-day escape to discover these brilliant cities. Enjoy a canal cruise in Amsterdam past homes of the “Golden Age,” and visit a world-class Diamond Center. On to Belgium for a stop in Antwerp. Stroll around the Grote Markt in the Old Town, then travel to Brussels to explore the Belgian capital with guided sightseeing and special dinner at a local restaurant. Next, arrive in the “City of Light”—Paris. Guided sightseeing, including a Seine river cruise, highlight the iconic sights in France’s capital, such as the Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, and the Opéra.

Board the high-speed Eurostar train for London. Get the royal treatment with guided sightseeing in Her Majesty’s famous city, including Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and a visit to iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral.
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

AMSTERDAM
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, canal cruise; visit a Diamond Center
ANTWERP
Guided sightseeing, visit the Grote Markt
BRUSSELS
Orientation, visit the Grand’ Place Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite dinner at a local restaurant
PARIS
Guided sightseeing, enjoy a Seine cruise
PARIS-LONDON
By high-speed Eurostar train
LONDON
Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral

Headsets throughout the tour (except London).

Notes:

  • Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternative hotels of equivalent standard.

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • 17th Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam
  • La Grand-Place (Brussels)
  • Paris Banks of the Seine

Transportation:

Motorcoach; canal cruise in Amsterdam; Seine cruise; high-speed Eurostar train. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners: welcome dinner in Amsterdam and a dinner in Brussels at local restaurant

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

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 much more. Also visit a major DIAMOND CENTER. Later, an optional excursion is available to make the most of your stay.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 AMSTERDAM—ANTWERP, BELGIUM—BRUSSELS

Cross the border into the Flemish-speaking part of Belgium, formerly part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands until 1830, and arrive in Antwerp. Enjoy guided sightseeing of this important harbor city at the River Scheldt, and visit the GROTE MARKT in the Old Town. Continue to Brussels, the capital, where your orientation features the Rue Royale, the Parliament buildings, the Royal Palace, and St. Michael’s Cathedral. Continue on foot and enter GRAND’ PLACE to admire the baroque guild houses and the gothic Town Hall. You don’t want to leave Brussels without touching the statue of Everard t’Serclaes, a 14th-century hero, for good luck, and taking pictures of the tiny but world-famous statue of Manneken Pis. This evening, Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite a special dinner at one of Brussel’s famous restaurants has been prepared for you.

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Day 4 BRUSSELS—PARIS, FRANCE

A comfortable drive brings you to the proud capital of France—Paris. Choose from our optional excursions to visit the magnificent Louvre Museum to admire the Mona Lisa and a dinner outing to sample traditional French cuisine, followed by an orientation drive to get acquainted with this fascinating city.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 5 PARIS

This morning, guided sightseeing features the Opéra, Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées, and a CRUISE on the River Seine. Later, an optional excursion to the lavish baroque Palace and Gardens of Versailles is available, and tonight, dinner and show at the world-famous Moulin Rouge might just be the ticket!

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6 PARIS—LONDON, ENGLAND

Board the high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN for a smooth ride to London, arriving in the afternoon.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7 LONDON

Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and much more. The highlight is a visit to ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL, Sir Christoper Wren’s masterpiece built between 1675 and 1708. Optional excursions are available to enhance your stay.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 8 LONDON

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Accommodations

Amsterdam
Brussels
Paris
London

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Amsterdam
Paris
London

Amsterdam

Volendam, its Windmill, and Cheese Farm

Volendam, its Windmill, and Cheese Farm

Enjoy a visit to the quaint fishing village of Volendam, where many inhabitants still wear traditional costumes.

Price Range: $

Walk through Historical Amsterdam and Dutch Dinner

Walk through Historical Amsterdam and Dutch Dinner

Join a traditional Dutch dinner at a local restaurant. Before that, stroll through one of Amsterdam's oldest and most fascinating streets.

Price Range: $$

Paris

Dinner Party and Illumination Drive

Dinner Party and Illumination Drive

Enjoy a full-course dinner with drinks followed by an illumination drive of Paris

Price Range: $$

Mona Lisa's Smile & the Louvre Museum

Mona Lisa's Smile & the Louvre Museum

Once a royal palace and now a museum housing one of the most famous art collections in the world, the Louvre is yours on a guided tour.

Price Range: $$

Excursion to Montmartre

Excursion to Montmartre

Experience Montmartre, one the of most artistic and picturesque districts in Paris.

Price Range: $$

Versailles, Palace of the Sun King

Versailles, Palace of the Sun King

Spend part of your day like a French aristocrat, strolling through the halls and gardens of Louis XIV's opulent Palace of Versailles.

Price Range: $$

An Evening at the Moulin Rouge

An Evening at the Moulin Rouge

Enter the exhilarating Belle Époque world of champagne, fine French cuisine, music, lights, thousands of glittering costumes, and an evening of Moulin Rouge cabaret you will never forget!

Price Range: $$$$

London

Shownight

Shownight

A wonderful escorted evening in London's theater district starts with a delicious dinner, followed by excellent seats at your chosen show.

Price Range: $$$$

Tower of London and Crown Jewels

Tower of London and Crown Jewels

From the opulent Crown Jewels to the uniformed Beefeaters and infamous ravens, this fascinating excursion introduces you to the Tower of London, one of the country's most famous castle fortresses.

Price Range: $$

A Taste of London

A Taste of London

A traditional dining experience followed by a nighttime cruise along the Thames River, viewing some of the capital's most beautiful illuminated sights.

Price Range: $$

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