DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN PARIS
Welcome to Paris! On arrival at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. Our guide will be ready at the hotel and will give an overview of the tour. At the end of the evening, we provide transfer to the Montmartre district. This neighbourhood is known for its painters, artists and its cabarets. Sit down to dinner and enjoy a magical night. We will ascend by funicular to the hill and admire the spectacular view of Paris from the top. Return to hotel.
DAY 2: PARIS
A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and the breath-taking monuments of Paris. We end the visit at the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument. End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose. At sunset enjoy dinner in “Quartier Latin”, a very picturesque area of the historic centre where a wide variety of international cuisines await you. Return to hotel.
DAY 3: PARIS – ROUEN
We go to the centre of Paris, to the area of the Louvre Museum. Free time. If you wish we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris. At around 530 PM we will leave Paris for ROUEN, city museum with its houses with half-timbered walls, narrow streets and gothic
churches. Accommodation in the city.
DAY 4: ROUEN – EPERLECQUES – CANTERBURY – LONDON
We set off to the north of France. In Eperlecques we visit a huge bunker in the middle of the forest (admission included). From this point, V1 and V2 missiles were fired to the UK. Next, we leave on a ferry across the English Channel to reach CANTERBURY, the religious capital of England with a very attractive historic centre. Continuation to LONDON We provide transfer to Camden, a district famous for having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London. Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on).
DAY 5: LONDON
Get to know LONDON on a locally guided tour featuring style, culture and history. See the Houses of it; Parliament, the River Thames, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace, where we shall be able to watch the famous Changing of the Guard” (depending on the season). Afterwards, we go to the British Museum, one a of the main and oldest museums in the world, where we can see relics from cultures all around the globe. If you wish, later on, you can go on an optional excursion to the “London eye” ferries wheel. In the afternoon at 5pm, after a period of free time, we invite all our travellers to a traditional Afternoon Tea. Afterwards we provide transfer to Camden, a district famous for having one of the most varied and extravagant street markets in London. Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, International, and so on).
DAY 6: LONDON – COLCHESTER – FERRY
After breakfast we will go to Bond Street, the famous London street of the Mayfair district, venerated throughout the world for its lines of elegant shops, exclusive brands, design fashion, luxury items, exquisite jewels, art and antiques. Free time. At around 4 PM, we will leave for COLCHESTER, known as the most ancient city of England. Time to stroll. We will then board a modern ferry in Harwich, and take a night voyage in cabins with bathroom.
Important note: The ferry used has a limited number of cabins. Sometimes we might change the stage, leaving London at 3 PM and taking the railway tunnel under the English Channel, and spending the night in Antwerp.
DAY 7: VOLENDAM – AMSTERDAM
At around eight in the morning we reach Holland (Hoek Van Holland) and we visit VOLENDAM, a very picturesque fishing village. After this, we travel to AMSTERDAM where we include a panoramic visit of the city to see its narrow canals, the Dam Platz, its official buildings and parks. We will also see the technique of cutting diamonds. Transfer to the red light district, with its liberal values and its many restaurants from all corners of the world. It is very likely that you will have heard about this neighbourhood.
DAY 8: AMSTERDAM – HAMELIN – BERLIN
We leave Amsterdam for Germany. En route, we stop at HAMELIN, a picturesque German town. Here, many shops and streets remind us of the towns legend; The Pied Piper of Hamelin, written by The Brothers Grimm. We continue toward BERLIN, arriving at the end of the afternoon. There is time to explore the Jewish quarter, an area that is full of life and which has many restaurants. You can choose your favorite food (Indian, Oriental, Middle Eastern, Turkish, German, and so on).
DAY 9: BERLIN
Ease your .way mm the local culture with a guided visit ofiGermanyls incredible capital, Berlin. We shall visit the historic centre, Museum Island, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gates and the cityls magnificent parks. We continue our visit by stopping at the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. This visit helps us to understand the difficult situation the city experienced during the Twentieth Century. Time to explore the city. Enjoy an evening in the lively area of Kantstrasse, a district that offers different types of ethnic restaurants to dine in (Indian, Oriental, Italian, German, and so on).
DAY 10: BERLIN
After breakfast, end of our service.