9D8N Western Europe DiscoveryLand Tour SGD1188
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Day 1: Sunday: Arrival in FrankfurtUpon arrival in Frankfurt, transfer to hotel. Enjoy a leisure day in Frankfurt. Overnight in Frankfurt or a nearby city.Day 2: Monday: Frankfurt – Bonn – Cologne – Amsterdam (B)Frankfurt – Bonn – Cologne – Amsterdam (500 km) We continue our journey to Bonn, the capital of West Germany from the year 1949 to 1990. Visit Bonn’s Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) which was completed in Rococo style in 1780 and also where John F. Kennedy and Queen Elizabeth II gave speeches. Afterwards, proceed to Bonn’s main attraction, Ludwig Van Beethoven Haus which contains the largest Beethoven collection in the world – the impressive authentic documents bear witness to Beethoven's life and compositions. Afterwards, we will drive to Cologne, where we will visit the Cologne Cathedral, the most famous heritage in this city. After lunch, we will proceed to Amsterdam. Overnight in Amsterdam or a nearby city.Day 3: Tuesday: Amsterdam – Zaanse Schans – Amsterdam (B)Amsterdam – Zaanse Schans – Amsterdam (50 km) In the morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour on a countryside excursion to the village of Zaanse Schans, where we will visit the Wooden Shoes Factory, Cheese Farm and stop for photos at the Windmills which was one of the most important and historic architecture since The Netherlands started to establish their country. (From mid-March to mid-May, the trip to Zaanse Schans will be replaced by a visit to Keukenhof Garden, a *32 hectare seasonal exhibition of beautifully coloured and scented displays of spring flowers) Afterwards, we will travel back to the city centre and visit a famous diamond factory which has been in a high technique since the 16th century. Then, free time for leisure and perhaps take a Canal Cruise* to enjoy the evening before dinner. Overnight in Amsterdam or a nearby city.Day 4: Wednesday: Amsterdam – Brussels – Paris (B)Amsterdam – Brussels – Paris (500 km) The day begins with a drive to Brussels, the Belgian capital, and along the way, stop for a photo at the Atomium, a monument of the first World Fair after the WW II which took place in Brussels in 1958. Then, drive to the city centre and visit Grand Place, the central square of Brussels which is known to be an architectural jewel. Visit Mannenken Pis as well, which is a landmark small bronze sculpture in Brussels depicting a naked little boy urinating into a fountain's basin. Afterwards, we continue our journey to Paris. Overnight in Paris or a nearby city.Day 5: Thursday: Paris – Versailles – Paris (B)Paris – Versailles – Paris (60 km) Today, we will enjoy a sightseeing tour which includes the Arc de Triomphe, a drive along the Avenue des Champs-Élysées to the Place de la Concorde, where the royal and many aristocracy members were guillotined there during the Revolution. Then, visit Hotel des Invalides, where Napoleon’s tomb is located. Later, we will stop at the Eiffel Tower* for photos. You can choose to make the optional ascent of the tower for unbeatable views over the city, and also take a leisure cruise along the Seine River* which offers views including Notre Dame Cathedral and Pont Alexandre III. Afterwards, we will travel out of Paris to Palace of Versailles, which was the residence of the royal family from *1722 to 1789. In the evening, you can enjoy one of the optional Paris evening shows. Overnight in Paris or a nearby city.Day 6: Friday: Paris (BOur morning visit is to one of the world’s greatest art museums –The Louvre*, where you will set your eyes upon some of history’s most famous masterpieces, including the Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace (also called Nike of Samothrace) and Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. You can choose to opt for a guided gallery tour. Afterwards, proceed to Place d’ Italie for lunch. Then, head to the area surrounding Palais Garnier, which is Paris’ opera house. The rest of the afternoon is free for you to shop at legendary department stores Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. After dinner, transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Paris or a nearby city.Day 7: Saturday: Paris – Reims – Luxembourg (B)Paris – Reims – Luxembourg (420 km) In the morning, we will embark on our journey along the beautiful countryside of France to Reims, the capital of Champagne – an old province of France made famous by its Champagne sparkling wine. Reims played a very important role in French history, as it was the place where the kings of France were crowned since the 11th century. Thus, the Cathedral of Reims became the most important heritage here. Later, we will drive ahead to Luxembourg, the only remaining Grand Duchy. On our arrival, enjoy the orientation at the Place de la Constitution, the canyon in the city and Pont Adolphe. Overnight in Luxembourg or a nearby city.Day 8: Sunday: Luxembourg – Trier – Koblenz – Frankfurt (B)Luxembourg – Trier – Koblenz – Frankfurt (400 km) Today, we travel to Trier, Germany’s oldest city which has been named as “Second Rome” since Constantine the Great has administrated in here for 10 years. Then, we visit Porta Nigra which is the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps. Trier is also the birthplace of influential philosopher Karl Marx; the Karl- Marx- Haus Museum is the house in which he was born. Afterwards, we will drive to Koblenz where the Rhine River and Mosel River meet. We will stop in Koblenz for lunch and you can experience a cruise on the Rhine River*. Continue our journey to Frankfurt, with a stopover in Rudesheim. On our arrival in Frankfurt, visit Romer platz. Overnight in Frankfurt or a nearby city.Day 9: Monday: Frankfurt – Departure (B)Depart from Paris and board the flight back home.
- Return airport transfers
- Guided tour with coach
- Daily continental breakfast at hotels (for all other meals, we offer assistance with reservations and directions to local restaurants/cafes)
- 8 nights’ accommodation at hotels Excludes:
- Personal travel insurance
- All meals except breakfast
- Admission fees
- City taxes and fees
- Airport taxes
- Indicates optional tours (other optional tours are available as well)
- Please take note that the itinerary is for reference only and is subject to changes without prior notice. Accurate itinerary will be given to passengers prior to departures. Our local representatives reserve the right in adjusting the sequences of itinerary due to safety reason & unforeseen circumstances.
- English: Twin $1,318, Triple $1,318, Single $1,948, Child $1,318, Twin Child (bed) $1,318 Child (no bed) $1,118.
- Chinese: Twin $1,188, Triple $1,188, Single $1,828, Child $1,188, Twin Child (bed) $1,188 Child (no bed) $988
- To discover more parts of Europe, consider continuing your trip on 9D8N Eastern Europe Explorer package.