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Globus European Tapestry(HA)

14 days from Amsterdam to Paris 
A tapestry takes distinct colors and threads, and weaves them together into a beautiful design. That’s exactly what this European tour—European Tapestry—does. It weaves together the distinct cities, cultures, landscapes, and food of seven countries to make a beautiful vacation to Europe. You’ll start with sightseeing and a canal cruise in Amsterdam and end with sightseeing and a cruise on the River Seine in Paris. In between, you’ll see some of Europe’s must-see attractions, such as the Lion Monument in Lucerne; St. Mark’s Square in Venice; the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums in Rome; Signoria Square in Florence, the center of the city's political life since the 14th century; and the amazing Leaning Tower in Pisa.

You’re welcome to sample beer at a local café in Heidelberg, take a romantic Rhine cruise past castle-crested cliffs and terraced vineyards, learn about woodcarving from a local woodcarver in Germany’s Black Forest and taste the traditional Black Forest Cake, enjoy a special dinner to try out local specialties in Venice, and a highlight of this European tour is an overnight stay in Monte Carlo. Also included is an overnight stay in Lyon – France’s second-largest city where you will enjoy a panoramic view of the old town from Fourvière Hill.

You’ll have VIP access in this guided tour of Europe to eliminate waiting in long lines at places such as the Vatican Museums in Rome. Instead, you’ll be inside the attractions and enjoying this amazing vacation. It’s just one more way this European guided tour is sure to delight!
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Globus Highlights & Sightseeing

Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing and a canal cruise; visit a major diamond center


Take pictures of the castle; [LF] enjoy a beer at the Kulturbrauerei Heidelberg

[LF] Woodcarving demonstration; enjoy Kaffee und Schwarzwaldkuchen (coffee and Black Forest Cake)


Walking tour including the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge

Visit the capital of Liechtenstein

Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof

Private boat ride; visit St. Mark’s Square; glassblower demonstration; [LF] a special dinner at Rossopomodoro restaurant

Guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica

Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square

Marvel at the legendary Leaning Tower

Drive along the Promenade des Anglais

Panoramic view from Fourvière Hill

Guided sightseeing, enjoy a Seine cruise

Itinerary (2018)

 Welcome to Amsterdam! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
 During a leisurely CANAL CRUISE your Local Guide will tell you about the fascinating history of the 700-year-old capital. Admire the patrician mansions and the gabled façades, the "Golden Bend", the most prestigious part of the Herengracht and a monument to the Golden Age, the Stopera, Amsterdam's proud concert hall, the Hermitage, a branch museum of the Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, and much more. Also visit a major DIAMOND CENTER. For those who wish to experience Dutch life in the countryside, an optional excursion is available to picture-book Volendam, a fishing village at the former Zuiderzee, including visits to a working windmill, a clogmaker, and a cheese farm. (B)
 On the way to Germany, pass the Dutch region best known as the locale of A Bridge Too Far. Highlight of the day is a romantic RHINE CRUISE past castle-crested cliffs, terraced vineyards, and half-timbered towns. Stop in Heidelberg and take pictures of the famous red-walled castle ruins. Then, [LF] enjoy a beer at the famous Kulturbrauerei Heidelberg. (B,D)
 Enter the lush valleys and pine-clad hills of the BLACK FOREST, famous for cuckoo clocks, where another highlight awaits you: [LF] be welcomed by a local woodcarver, Adolf Herr, watch a WOODCARVING DEMONSTRATION, and see samples of his work. Then, enjoy Kaffee und Schwarzwaldkuchen (coffee and the traditional homemade Black Forest Cake). On the Swiss border, stop at thundering RHINE FALLS before continuing to picturesque Lucerne. Tonight is your chance to enjoy an optional Swiss folklore party. (B)
 Admire Thorwaldsen’s LION MONUMENT, walk through the Old Town, and cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit Church. Time to shop for Swiss watches or climb lofty Mount Pilatus. On your way to Austria, stop in the Principality of Liechtenstein, then, drive through Austria’s most famous ski area and enter Tyrol. In Innsbruck, walk through the Old Town and take pictures of Emperor Maximilian’s GOLDEN ROOF. (B,D)
 Cross spectacular Brenner Pass to Italy. Enter Venice in style by PRIVATE BOAT to ST. MARK’S SQUARE and admire the byzantine basilica, lavish Doges’ Palace with its Bridge of Sighs, and watch skilled GLASSBLOWERS fashion their delicate objects. You may wish to join an optional gondola ride, and later, [LF] a special dinner awaits you at Rossopomodoro restaurant. (B,D)
 A scenic drive across the Apennine Hills and through vine- and olive-clad Tuscany brings you to the “Eternal City.” (B)
Day 8ROME.
 Guided sightseeing includes inside visits to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, and monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. Then, drive to the Roman Forum and marvel at the amazing Colosseum, where gladiators once fought. For those who wish to see it all, an optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore famous sites, like the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and more. (B)
 Arrive in Florence, where your guided walking tour features a visit to the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo’s celebrated David. Admire the magnificent cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gate of Paradise,” and visit sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. End in PIAZZA SANTA CROCE with time to shop for gold and leather. (B)
 In Pisa, marvel at the amazing Leaning Tower, 180 feet high and 12 feet out of the perpendicular. Then, follow the Italian Riviera and arrive in Monte Carlo for your overnight stay. Tonight, you may wish to join an exciting optional excursion to see the palace and the church that houses the tombs of the rulers of Monaco, have dinner, and visit the casino. (B)
 Join the panoramic Moyenne Corniche, with spectacular views to Nice as you drive along the famous Promenade des Anglais. Then, turn north along the scenic Route du Soleil on your way to Lyon, former capital of the Gauls. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Old Town, beautifully located between the Rhône and the Saône Rivers, from FOURVIèRE HILL. (B,D)
 A smooth drive through Burgundy, with its vineyards, impressive castles, and views of Fontainebleau Forest, brings you to Paris, “City of Light.” An optional excursion is available to the magnificent Louvre Museum to see the Mona Lisa; tonight, you may wish to join an exciting optional evening at one of Paris’ lively cabarets! (B)
Day 13PARIS.
 Guided sightseeing features Paris’ main highlights, such as the Arc de Triomphe, Opéra, Champs-Elysées, and a SEINE CRUISE with spectacular views of Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. An optional excursion to the lavish baroque Palace and Gardens of Versailles is available. Later, an optional outing to the artists’ area of Montmartre with dinner at one of its lively restaurants is the perfect way to say au revoir, Paris. (B)
Day 14PARIS.
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Full buffet breakfast daily; 5 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Amsterdam and a special dinner in Venice

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Globus Pricing Details

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:

Triple room reduction per person:

Extra nights per person in Amsterdam:
in single room $160-$196, in twin $88-$106, in triple $78-$90

Extra nights per person in Paris:
in single room $208-$355, in twin $114-$188, in triple $146-$243

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Guaranteed Departure 04/14/2018 $3,549.00
Guaranteed Departure 04/28/2018 $3,619.00
Guaranteed Departure 05/12/2018 $3,599.00
Guaranteed Departure 06/09/2018 $3,569.00
Guaranteed Departure 08/04/2018 $3,569.00
Guaranteed Departure 08/18/2018 $3,569.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/01/2018 $3,589.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/15/2018 $3,569.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/29/2018 $3,549.00
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