Colours of Europe - CLASICA

Duration

19 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Lisbon

Available

April 2022 / March 2023

Cities to visit: Lisbon; Fatima; Madrid; Zaragoza; Monasterio De Poblet, Tarragona Province; Barcelona; Girona - Gerona ; CAREERS OF LIGHT; Chambery; Geneva; Gruyeres; Gstaad; Grindelwald; Lucerne; Zurich; Bern; Paris; Bruges; Amsterdam; Hannover; Goslar; Berlin; Dresden; Prague

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Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.

Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Day
On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free time. 

You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
Highlights-  Comprehensive tour of Lisbon, taste the “pastel de Belem” (Belem cake) and evening transfer.

09:00h. - Start of our  tour with a local guide  (explanations may be given by our guide if the group has fewer than 12 people). We visit traditional neighbourhoods, which take in the Belem district, which is the birthplace of the great Portuguese navigators who sailed the oceans in the fifteen century.  We shall look round the Monument to the Discoveries, Belem Tower and to the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site. In the Belem neighbourhood, we invite all our travelers to try a “ Belem cake”,  an exquisite local delicacy.
The afternoon is free so that you can explore this great city independently.

18:00h.-  We include night transportation to Restauradores Square  , full of atmosphere with its bars, cafes and restaurants from where we suggest you to take the "Elevador da Gloria"  that brings you to the Upper district and its viewpoint. 


Return to hotel about 22.00 hrs.
Distancia total realizada: 115 km  

Por la mañana a las 09:00 hrs. se inicia la visita con nuestro guía o guía local de Barcelona.  Esta visita incluye monumento a Colón, Plaza de Cataluña, Paseo de Gracia, Diagonal, Sagrada Familia, Montjuich con instalaciones olímpicas, Plaza de España. Proximo a la Sagrada Familia se efectúa parada de unos minutos para ver este monumento con tranquilidad. Se finaliza la visita en la zona de Ramblas para que los participantes caminen por el centro histórico-barrio gótico.  Tiempo libre para almorzar y pasear por su cuenta. 

18.00 hrs.-Barcelona –salida-. Viajamos hacia el norte de Cataluña. 
19.30 hrs- GIRONA –Llegada a esta pequeña capital catalana- su núcleo histórico es de gran belleza, destaca la catedral con su gran escalinata.  La ciudad se encuentra además magníficamente iluminada y tiene numerosos pequeños restaurantes.  

Nota: En caso de que el hotel no se encuentre junto al centro de la ciudad, tendrá tiempo libre para pasear en Girona hasta las 21.15 hrs antes de ir al hotel. 
Distancia total realizada: 720 km 
Paisajes: Lagos, montañas en Suiza.
Nota: Entramos en Francia; recuerde llevar a mano su pasaporte.
07:30 hrs - Zurich –salida-. 
09:00 hrs - Berna –Llegada-. Tiempo libre en la capital Suiza presenta un centro histórico muy agradable con aspecto de “pueblo grande”. 
12:00 hrs - Berna - Salida-. Vistas sobre el lago de Neuchatel. Atravesamos el Franco-condado. Bonitos paisajes. Entrada en Francia. Parada para cenar en área de servicio. Cena incluida para pasajeros con media pensión.

21:00 hrs -París - Llegada.
Transfer to the Palace of Versailles. Transfer to Montmartre. Panoramic tour of Paris.

07.45 hrs- In the morning we include a transfer to the Palace of Versailles where you have 2 and a half hours ( according to variable arrival time depending on traffic) during which you can stroll through its beautiful gardens or visit its interior if you wish.

11.30 hrs - Return to Paris (the time may vary depending on the time of arrival in Versailles)
where we will offer a transfer to the bohemian neighborhood of Montmartre to be able to take a walk and enjoy this neighborhood of small restaurants and outdoor artists.


15.00hrs- & nbsp; After lunch we will start the visit panoramic view of Paris with a local guide for 2 and a half hours. During the visit you will see the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Madelaine, Place de la Concorde, Opera, Louvre Museum, St. Jacques Tower, City Hall, Ile de la Cite with Notre Dame Cathedral, Latin Quarter, Pantheon, Sorbonne, Luxembourg Gardens, Invalides, Military School, Champ de Mars - Eiffel Tower, banks of the Seine. We make brief stops next to the Invalides and the Champ de Mars.


At the end of the panoramic visit, return to the hotel making a stop in the city center so that they can get off from the coach people who still want to take advantage of their free time in Paris.

To end this full day, as an option, your guide will suggest you attend the the show of the Moulin Rouge at night.

Paris - day off.- Our guide will offer you activities to complement your visit to Paris: Boat trip along the Seine, Louvre Museum. If you prefer, you can take the day off and stroll at your discretion.
Total distance traveled: 565 km.

Landscapes: Great plains, in Holland pleasant landscapes with canals and distant mills.
07:30 hrs . - Paris -Departure.
12:30 hrs . - Bruges -Arrival. Our guide will inform you about the city of canals where you have time to visit it and have lunch. Take a good look at where the parking lot is located in which we are obliged to leave the coach. Half board travelers have lunch included.
17:00 hrs. - Bruges -Departure.
20:30 hrs. - Amsterdam - Arrival. Accommodation.
Total distance: 385 km.

Scenery: Plains, industrial areas, motorways of Germany.

08:30 hrs.    Sightseeing tour of AMSTERDAM  with local guide. This tour will last about two hours where we will know  Dam Square with the town hall, the narrow canals and the most representative ones, the museum area and the Floating flower Market and the flower market. The visit ends in a factory-museum of diamonds where we will have an opportunity to see the diamond cutting technique traditional activity of Holland.  The visit will finish at about 11.30hrs. Free time to stroll and have lunch. 

15:30 hrs. - Amsterdam - Departure. Plain and industrial regions traveling through northern Germany.
20:00 hrs. - Hanover. Before going to the hotel, or on the following morning d(epending on the time of year), you will have some time in the center of this active city. 

Note : On holidays or during conferences, we may sojourn in a neighbouring town. 
Distancia total realizada: 374 km.
Paisajes: Los paisajes en la zona de Goslar son muy bonitos; montañas de Hartz, pequeños pueblos.- Traslado al centro y un tiempo para pasear por el centro de esta activa ciudad.
10:00 hrs. - Hannover –salida-.
11:30 hrs . - Goslar –Llegada-.Poblacion declarada patrimonio de la Humanidad por la Unesco; uno de los pueblos mas bonitos de Alemania, sus casas históricas, su plaza del mercado. Tiempo para pasear y almorzar. Almuerzo incluido para pasajeros con media pensión.
14:00 hrs . -Goslar –salida-. Viaje hacia el este.
17:30 hrs . - Berlín -Llegada. Tiempo libre (o visita a la llegada según época del año).
Berlín - Sobre las 8.00 hrs (confirme los horarios en los carteles en recepción de su hotel) iniciamos visita panorámica con guía local (en ocasiones se puede efectuar el día anterior). Duración aproximada dos horas y media. Tenemos ocasión de ver desde el autocar la isla de los museos, la torre de la televisión, las arterias comerciales del centro, la antigua catedral destruida en la guerra mundial; la puerta de Brandenburgo; el Reichstag; los grandes parques de la ciudad. Durante la visita realizaremos algunas breves paradas para obtener fotografías. La visita finaliza en el centro de Berlin junto al Zoo.
Tarde libre. Si lo desea opcionalmente podrá conocer Postdam con los jardines y palacio de Sanssouci y palacio Cecilienhof.
Praga -  Día libre. Día libre en la capital Checa.
After breakfast, end of our services.

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