Travel across the beautiful corners and vast countrysides of Europe
You will visit
13 nights’ accommodation (cabin)
5 x lunch
12 x dinner
Roundtrip airport transfer
Includes tax (subject to change)
Singapore – London
Depart to London.
Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for check-in. Rest and relax.
London-Amsterdam via France and Belgium (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we depart from Park Lane at 8am sharp and travel down to Dover where we take the ferry across France. When we get to Belgium, if time permits, we’ll stop for Belgian chocolates! Continue into Holland and set up camp near Amsterdam. Get your cabin keys or we’ll show you how to put your tents up. Delicious dinner will be worth the wait tonight.
Amsterdam and Keukenhof Tulip farm (B/D)
After breakfast, we will visit Keukenhof Tulip farm which is only open between 20/3/14 – 18/5/14. After spending the morning admiring the magnificent display of colourful tulips, we will spend the rest of the day (and night if you wish) in Amsterdam city centre. You can take a boat ride by the many canals, shopping for tulips, collect another of your Hard Rock Café’s T-shirt or take a peek at the infamous red light district.
We head south east crossing into Germany today. By late afternoon we will arrive at the Heidelberg, home to the oldest university in Germany. You can visit Heidelberg Castle on foot or take the Funicular train. Then it’s time to explore the old town and shop for some souvenirs around the cathedral. Make sure you visit the old bridge, walk along the high street, pass the Hard Rock Cafe Heidelberg towards the University Square before returning to the campsite.
By late afternoon we will reach Neuchwanstein castle. Built by King Ludwig, this castle is the dreamiest of all the fairy castles, situated on top of a hill surrounded by mountains and lakes. Many films and TV programs were shot here like ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ and ‘The Amazing Race’. It is so beautiful that Mr Disney was inspired by this particular castle when he built his Disneyland fairy tale castle. We then continue our journey into Austria towards our next campsite.
Innsbruck to Venice (B/L/D)
We spend the morning going around the City of Innsbruck. Visit the Golden balcony, the old city gate and shop for Swarovski crystals and accessories. You will also be taken to the state of the art modern sky jump ramp by Zaha Hadid, built for the winter Olympics. We will then be making our way into Italy and camp near Venice for two nights.
After a short boat ride* from our campsite, we will reach the island of Venice. You’ll have a full day to explore this magical city, which includes such famous landmarks as St. Marks Square and Cathedral, the Doges Palace and Bridges of Sighs. Don’t forget to take in the view from the Bell Tower and explore the markets around the Rialto Bridge for souvenirs such as Murano glasses and crystals, Venetian mask and lace. You can enjoy on foot the spectacular view of Academia bridge and Rialto bridge over the Grand Canal or sit back a Gondola ride* through the canals.
Florence & Pisa (B/D)
Today we head south towards Florence. We stop for panoramic picture of city of Florence on top of the hill of Piazza Michaelangelo. Then free time to enjoy sightseeing the many sights like Duomo, Uffizzi Gallery, Ponte Vechio, many works of Michaelangelo all around the city and shop for leather goods. Then we continue our journey to Pisa campsite. From the campsite, you will be shown the way to Campo di Miracoli. You will see the grandeur or Italian Marble used to build The leaning tower of Pisa, The Baptistary and the Cathedral. Around the square, you will find many souvenir stalls as well as Italian restaurants.
Swiss Alps (B/L/D)
We have a whole day of fun activities in the coach today upon reaching our next destination, Switzerland. We’ll play a few interesting games whilst travelling, watch a movie on video and enjoy the spectacular view. We will drive along Lake Como and Lake Lugano before arriving to the Swiss Alps region. Our campsite tonight is situated in a valley in between gigantic snow-cap mountains with waterfalls – Lauterbrunnen.
Lauterbrunnen & the Swiss Alps (B/D)
You have a full day to explore the mountains. The optional Jungfrau excursion* offers you breathtaking views as you take the cog railway up into the mountains to the summit of the Jungfrau Mountain (3454m), a scenic journey taking about 1 and half hours. Whilst at the summit beside the incredible views you can explore the ice palace, and if the weather is fine try your hand at skiing or enjoy a ride on the flying fox. For those not taking the excursion to the Jungfrau you can visit the unique Trummmelbach falls* (10 amazing waterfalls in a cave) or hike the many trails. (Remember to bring your sunglasses, jacket and suitable footwear if you are planning to venture into the mountains).
We leave the gigantic mountains behind us and head for the Metropolitan City of Paris. We drive north west through the mountains passing beautiful vineyards in between many French chateau before arriving at the contrast, busy city of Paris during the rush hour.
Disneyland Paris Option (B/D)
Option of a full day to enjoy the thrills and spills of the rides at Disneyland Paris* as you explore the complex. Alternatively you can continue to explore the big city of Paris on your own. We recommend visiting the magnificent Palace of Versailles, the skyscrapers in La Defence or the Cite Des Science un Industrie.
Our day starts with a sightseeing tour that will include famous landmarks such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower, to name but a few. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy the sights on your own, maybe take in the view over the city from the top of the Eiffel Tower*, or visit one of the numerous art museums such as the Louvre* for Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’. In the evening you’ll go for a romantic river cruise* to see Paris by night.
After breakfast, check-out and transfer to airport for return departure to Singapore.
Paris – Singapore
Arrive in Singapore.
Child with bed
Child aged 2-12 years
Accompanied by 2 adults
Itinerary is subject to change with or without prior notice | Excursions and entrance fees are not included | Min of 15 pax for tour to proceed | This itinerary is based on a 1-stop flight (airfare not included)