Enchanting Europe (HM)

13 days from London to Paris

2019 Tour Details

The name of this European tour—Enchanting Europe—says it all! You're sure to be enchanted as you travel from London to Paris with overnights also in Amsterdam, Koblenz, Munich, Vienna, Innsbruck, Lucerne, and the Black Forest. Guided sightseeing is included in London, where you’ll visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, wedding site of Lady Diana and Prince Charles; in Salzburg, where you’ll walk through the historic center and admire Residenz Square, where some of the scenes of the Sound of Music were filmed; in Vienna; in Lucerne, where you’ll cross the Chapel Bridge, dating to the 14th century; and in Paris, where you’ll take the elevator to the second floor of the incomparable Eiffel Tower. Just imagine the views of Paris from this vantage point!

You’ll also be enchanted by the gorgeous scenery you will see on this tour of Europe. You’ll take a Rhine cruise along the most scenic part of the Rhine River; stop at the Rhine Falls, Europe’s largest waterfall; drive past the Salzkammergut Lake District in Austria, and travel through the majestic Alps. Plus, Globus has included out-of-the-ordinary experiences just for you. For example, you’ll learn about cuckoo clocks and enjoy Black Forest Cake in Germany’s Black Forest, and you’ll take a Tyrolean horse-drawn carriage ride through the center of Innsbruck.

Must-see attractions, thrilling train rides, gorgeous scenery, special experiences, and tasty food—these will enchant you on this amazing Enchanting Europe tour.

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 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing:

LONDON
Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral and see the Changing of the Guard, if held

LONDON–BRUSSELS
By high-speed Eurostar train

AMSTERDAM
Canal cruise

RHINE CRUISE

MUNICH
Orientation, visit Marienplatz and [LF] the famous Hofbräuhaus

SALZBURG
Guided walking tour, visit Mirabell Gardens and Residenz Square

VIENNA
Guided sightseeing, visit Heldenplatz and Cathedral Square

INNSBRUCK
[LF] Tyrolean horse-drawn carriage ride and a drink at the Stiftskeller; walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof

VADUZ
Stop in the capital of Liechtenstein

LUCERNE
Walking tour including the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge

RHINE FALLS

BLACK FOREST
[LF] Learn about the cuckoo-clock and enjoy dinner, followed by traditional Black Forest Cake

STRASBOURG–PARIS
By high-speed TGV train (first-class)

PARIS
Guided sightseeing, ascend the Eiffel Tower

Headsets throughout the tour

Notes:

NOTE:

  • For operational reasons, slight schedule changes for the Paris program cannot be excluded.

Transportation:

High-speed Eurostar train; motorcoach; canal cruise in Amsterdam; Rhine River cruise; horse-drawn carriage ride in Innsbruck; high-speed, first-class TGV train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1

Arrive in London, England. Welcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

Day 2

London. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside the River Thames, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister’s Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Highlights are a visit to ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL and the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard, if held. Time in the afternoon for independent activities. Optional excursions are available to the Tower of London or to Windsor Castle, and maybe later, enjoy dinner, followed by a Thames cruise.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3

London–Brussels, Belgium–Amsterdam, Holland. Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and head for the railway station to board the high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN to Brussels, Belgium. From here, a comfortable drive will bring you to Amsterdam, Holland’s 700-year-old capital. Tonight is your chance to join the locals during an optional dinner with regional specialties at one of the city’s lively restaurants, followed by an evening walk through Old Amsterdam.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4

Amsterdam–Koblenz, Germany. Enjoy a CANAL CRUISE aboard a glass-roofed launch, which is the best way to get a good impression of how this city was built and how much still remains from the Golden Age. Depart for Koblenz, the German city where the Rhine and Moselle Rivers come together. An optional excursion to impressive Marksburg Castle, with spectacular views of the Rhine River, is available.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 5

Koblenz–Munich. Start with a romantic RHINE CRUISE along the most scenic part of the Rhine River past castle-crested cliffs, terraced vineyards, and trim, half-timbered towns. Continue to Munich, capital of Bavaria, and see the Olympic Park and the 1,000-foot-high Olympic Tower. Also visit MARIENPLATZ with its New and Old Town Halls. Highlight is [LF] a visit to the famous HOFBRÄUHAUS, dating back to 1589. Free time for dinner before going to your hotel.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6

Munich–Salzburg, Austria–Vienna. Drive eastwards, following the Bavarian Alps to Austria. Stop in Salzburg, where your Local Guide takes you for a walking tour through the historic center. Admire exquisite MIRABELL GARDENS, the Great Festival Hall, St. Peter’s Monastery, and magnificent RESIDENZ SQUARE, where some scenes of The Sound of Music movie were filmed. See Mozart’s birthplace in the charming Getreidegasse and browse through the downtown market. Next, pass the lovely Salzkammergut Lake District, also famous by the same movie, and along the Danube Valley to Vienna, proud capital of Austria.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7

Vienna. Guided sightseeing features the State Opera House, HELDENPLATZ, a stop at the Hofburg Palace, and CATHEDRAL SQUARE. To make the most of your stay, an optional evening concert is available at one of Vienna’s famous concert halls.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 8

Vienna–Innsbruck. Enjoy a scenic drive through the Tyrolean Alps and arrive in Innsbruck. Highlight today is [LF] a spectacular HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDE through the center of Innsbruck, including a drink at the famous Stiftskeller. Then, follow your Tour Director for a pleasant walk through quaint medieval lanes to Emperor Maximilian’s GOLDEN ROOF.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 9

Innsbruck–Vaduz, Liechtenstein–Lucerne, Switzerland. Follow the Inn River on the comfortable highway through the Arlberg area, famous for Austria’s Lech and Zürs ski resorts, to Vaduz, capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein. Time to buy your stamps or other souvenirs before continuing to picturesque Lucerne in Switzerland. During your walking tour, admire Thorwaldsen’s emotional LION MONUMENT, dedicated to the fallen Swiss Guards who protected the Royal House of France during the French Revolution, and the ornate patrician houses lining the cobblestone streets of the walled Old Town. Then, cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church. Afterwards, shop for Swiss watches and chocolate. Tonight is your chance to join the Swiss folklore dinner with yodeling and alphorn blowing.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10

Lucerne–Rhine Falls–Black Forest, Germany. This morning, why not join an optional excursion to Mount Pilatus? Later, stop at thundering Rhine Falls before re-entering Germany and heading into the lush valleys and pine-clad hills of the Black Forest. Arrive at the family-owned Hofgut Sternen hotel and [LF] learn all there is to know about cuckoo clocks for which the area is famous. After dinner, you will have a special dessert: traditional Black Forest Cake.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 11

Black Forest–Strasbourg, France–Paris. Cross the border into the Alsace region and arrive in Strasbourg, seat of the European Parliament, where you will board the high-speed TGV TRAIN to Paris. Choose from our optional excursions: in the afternoon to the magnificent Louvre Museum to see the Mona Lisa, and tonight, maybe try out local dishes at one of Paris’ fine restaurants, followed by a drive to explore the “City of Light.”
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 12

Paris. Discover the world capital of chic and style with a Local Guide and admire its most famous sites: the Opéra, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysées, and more. For a bird’s-eye view, take the elevator up to the second floor of Paris’ most iconic landmark: the EIFFEL TOWER. To make the most of your stay, join an optional excursion to the lavish baroque Palace of Versailles. Tonight, dinner and a lively cabaret show at one of Paris’ nightclubs might just be the ticket!
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 13

Paris. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

BRIGITTE MAIER KARALL

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

"Traveling is my passion, and I see Europe as my doorstep. I get the opportunity to help you experience different cultures, languages, and various lifestyles on one vacation. My goal is to ensure each person has a unique and personal experience."

Tour Director -  BRIGITTE MAIER KARALL

 Accommodations

AMSTERDAM

RAMADA APOLLO AMSTERDAM CENTRE

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

GLATTBRUGG

MOEVENPICK ZURICH AIRPORT

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

KOBLENZ

MERCURE KOBLENZ

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

LUCERNE

GRAND HOTEL EUROPE

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

MUNICH

HOLIDAY INN MUNCHEN LEUCHTENBERGRING

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

SALZBURG

HOTEL NH SALZBURG CITY

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

WIESBADEN

NH WIESBADEN

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First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions 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).

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