Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Tourists

Cousins...


off on their biggest adventure yet!!!


  1. Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany
    • Day 2: Frankfurt • Heidelberg
      • Meet your Tour Director at the airport 
      • Travel to Heidelberg 
      • Take a tour of Heidelberg 
      • Visit the Heidelberg Castle wine barrel 
    • Day 3: Munich
      • Travel to Munich 
      • Take a walking tour of Munich
        With your tour director you will see:
        • Frauenkirche
        • Neues Rathaus
        • Hofbräuhaus
    • Day 4: Munich
      • Take a guided tour of Munich
        With your expert local guide you will see:
        • Olympic Stadium
        • Residenz
        • Marienplatz
      • Visit Dachau 
    • Day 5: Venice
      • Enjoy free time in Innsbruck 
      • Travel via Innsbruck to Venice 
    • Day 6: Venice
      • Take a guided tour of Venice
        • St. Mark’s Square
        • Grand Canal
      • Visit the Doge's Palace 
      • See a glass-blowing demonstration 
    • Day 7: Rome
      • Travel to Rome 
    • Day 8: Rome
      • Take a guided tour of Vatican City 
      • Visit the Sistine Chapel 
      • Visit St. Peter’s Basilica 
      • Take a guided tour of Rome 
      • Visit the Colosseum 
      • Visit the Roman Forum 
      • Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome:
        • Trevi Fountain
        • Pantheon
        • Piazza Navona
        • Spanish Steps
    • Day 9: Florence
      • Travel to Florence 
      • Take a guided tour of Florence
        With your expert local guide you will see:
        • Piazza della Signoria
        • Ponte Vecchio
        • Chiesa di Santa Croce
        • Gates of Paradise
      • Visit the Duomo 
      • See a leather-making demonstration 
    • Day 10: Lucerne region
      • Travel to the Lucerne region 
    • Day 11: Lucerne region
      • Take a tour of Lucerne
        With your tour director you will see:
        • Lion Monument
        • Chapel Bridge
      • Optional: Mount Pilatus
        Venture to the top of Mount Pilatus, the majestic 6,387-foot peak that towers over Lucerne. In the summer, take a boat across Lake Lucerne and then ride the Pilatus cog railway—the steepest in the world—to the top. During other seasons, take a motorcoach to the base and a 45-minute cable car ride to the top, where you’ll enjoy splendid views. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended.)
    • Day 12: Colmar • Alsace
      • Travel to the Alsace Region 
      • Take a tour of Colmar 
    • Day 13: Paris
      • Travel to Paris 
      • Visit Notre Dame Cathedral 
      • Take a walking tour of Paris
        With your tour director you will see:
        • Île de la Cité
        • Conciergerie
        • Sainte-Chapelle
    • Day 14: Paris
      • Take a guided tour of Paris
        With your expert local guide you will see:
        • Place de la Concorde
        • Champs-Élysées
        • Arc de Triomphe
        • Les Invalides
        • Eiffel Tower
      • Optional: Versailles
        Join an optional excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.
    • Day 15: London
      • Travel by Eurostar train to London 
      • Take a guided tour of London
        With your expert local guide you will see:
        • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
        • Piccadilly Circus
        • St. Paul’s Cathedral
        • Westminster Abbey
        • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
    • Day 16: London
      • Take a walking tour of London
        With your tour director you will see:
        • The Strand
        • Trafalgar Square
        • Leicester Square
        • Covent Garden
      • Enjoy a fish and chips dinner 
    • Day 17: Depart for home