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11D8N Europe Highlights (Winter)

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11D8N Europe Highlights (Winter)
  • 11 days
  • Group Tour
  • Apr 2017 - Dec 2017
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Highlights
11D8N Europe Highlights (Winter)

ITINERARY

DAY 1 - SINGAPORE → MILAN (Meals on Board)

Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and set-off to fashion capital, Milan.

DAY 2 - MILAN (Meals on Board, Italian Lunch)
The first stop of the day is a visit to the Sforza Castle, a fortress once home to noble lords of Milan. Drop by the grandiose Milan Cathedral for shots of the elaborate Gothic exterior façade. Take a shopping trip through the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II leading to the Piazza della Scala where a statue of Leonardo da Vinci is located. Stop by the lavish La Scala Opera House for some pictures Thereafter, spend the rest of the afternoon shopping or sightseeing at leisure in Milan.

DAY 3- MILAN → LUGANO → INTERLAKEN (Breakfast – Local Dinner)
Enjoy an orientation tour of Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino offering a vast array of attractions including parks and flowers, museums, villas and Lombardy-styled buildings. Then, stop by the Foxtown Factory Stores for some luxury shopping with over 160 stores of the most prestigious brands of clothing,sportswear, houseware and accessories at discounts of 30 to 70 per cent. Retire for the night in a holiday resort in Interlaken.

DAY 4 - INTERLAKEN → MT. BUSSALP → INTERLAKEN (Breakfast)
Prepare for a day filled with endless fun and activities as you board a specially designed Snow Bus for a comfortable ride up to Mt. Bussalp. Enjoy marvellous views of the Jungfrau’s snowy peaks as you sledge through the various obstacle courses on the 7.6km long sledge run; the longest in Europe.You may also wish to embark on an optional scenic railway trip to Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass, a famous ski resort area, to admire the passing scenic valleys and the Glacier Falls, as well as the iconic peaks of Mt. Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau.
Note: Prior to the opening of the sledging activities, the mountain excursion will be replaced with Glacier 3000 or Mt Titlis.

DAY 5 - INTERLAKEN → LAKE TITISEE → NANCY (Breakfast - Lunch – 3-course German Pork)
Make your way to Lake Titisee in Black Forest and attend a cuckoo clock making demonstration in Titisee-Neustadt. Enjoy their special delicacies such as German Pork Knuckle and Black Forest Cake.

DAY 6 - NANCY → PARIS (Breakfast, Chinese Lunch)
Begin your Paris adventure with a guided tour of the city – take in the sights of Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde, Louvre Museum and its iconic Louvre Pyramid, and the Palais Garnier Paris Opera House. Stop at the Arc de Triomphe, a famed monument erected in honour of the soldiers who fought in the Napoleonic Wars. Visit the highest observation deck of Paris – the Montparnasse Tower for a panoramic view over Paris, then head over to the Galeries Lafayette – the biggest department store in Paris for souvenir shopping (subject to store’s operating hours).

DAY 7 - PARIS (Breakfast)
Enjoy a free day of leisure, shopping or sightseeing. You may wish to take up some recommended activities, such as an optional full day Paris tour that includes a walk through the Montmartre neighbourhood, shopping at Galeries Lafayette, a visit to the Louvre Museum and a scenic Seine River cruise.

DAY 8 - PARIS → BRUSSELS → AMSTERDAM (Breakfast, Mussels Lunch)
Head to Brussels for an orientation tour and take in the sights of the Royal Palace of Brussels and the Atomium – an extraordinary structure that presents itself as a relic of the past with a futuristic touch. Next, take a jaunt through the La Grand-Place, a market square featuring architecture of an eclectic blend of Western artistic styles, which would lead you to the renowned Manneken Pis, a small sculpture depicting a naked boy urinating into a water fountain that represents the rebellious spirit of the city of Brussels. Continue on to Amsterdam for the night.

DAY 9- AMSTERDAM (Breakfast)
Begin the day with a visit to the Zaanse Schans where you will be presented with an idyllic scene of traditional windmills, barns, cottages and museums built in typical Dutch architectural style. Watch how cheese and clog shoes are made in demonstrations by expert craftsmen skilled in these traditional crafts. After that, tour Amsterdam on a cruise though her famous canals and take a trip to a diamond factory. You may also wish to make an optional visit to Volendam, a fishing town in North Holland famous for its traditional costumes and Dutch music scene.

DAY 10 - AMSTERDAM → SINGAPORE (Breakfast)
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home.

DAY 11 - ARRIVAL IN SINGAPORE
We hope you enjoyed your vacation with EU Holidays and we look forward to seeing you again for your next trip.

Suggested Excursions: Additional activities that complement your holidays will be at your own discretion and is entirely optional.
*minimum group size may apply

• Kleine Scheidegg : CHF139 / CHF119
• Seine River cruise : €25
• Full day Paris tour : €79/ €69
• Volendam with Lunch : €49
Tipping Guideline: (based on 11D8N) • €66 per person

Note:
• A minimum group size of 15 passengers is required for a confirmed departure.
• The sequence of the itinerary, flight schedules and hotels are subject to change without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
• Winter activities are subject to weather conditions.
• During major events, accommodation may be re-located to outside of the city or in another city without prior notice.
Suggested Excursions: Additional activities that complement your holidays will be at your own discretion and is entirely optional.
*minimum group size may apply
• Kleine Scheidegg : CHF139 / CHF119
• Seine River cruise : €25
• Full day Paris tour : €79/ €69
• Volendam with Lunch : €49


ITINERARY FOR FLIGHTS DEPARTING FROM PARIS AIRPORT

DAY 1-SINGAPORE → MILAN (Meals on Board)

Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and set-off to fashion capital, Milan.

DAY 2-MILAN (Meals on Board, Italian Lunch)
The first stop of the day is the Sforza Castle,a fortress once home to noble lords of Milan. Drop by the grandiose Milan Cathedral for shots of the elaborate Gothic exterior façade.Take a shopping trip through the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II leading to the Piazza della Scala where a statue of Leonardo da Vinci is located. Stop by the lavish La Scala Opera House for some pictures Thereafter, spend the rest of the afternoon shopping or sightseeing at leisure in Milan.

DAY 3- MILAN → LUGANO → INTERLAKEN (Breakfast – Local Dinner)
Enjoy an orientation tour of Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino offering a vast array of attractions including parks and flowers, museums, villas and Lombardy-styled buildings. Then, stop by the Foxtown Factory Stores for some luxury shopping with over 160 stores of the most prestigious brands of clothing,sportswear, houseware and accessories at discounts of 30 to 70 per cent. Retreat for the night in one of Lucerne Lake’s popular lakeside hotels.

DAY 4- INTERLAKEN (Breakfast)
Prepare for a day filled with endless fun and activities as you board a specially designed Snow Bus for a comfortable ride up to Mt. Bussalp. Enjoy marvellous views of the Jungfrau’s snowy peaks as you sledge through the various obstacle courses on the 7.6km long sledge run; the longest in Europe.You may also wish to embark on an optional scenic railway trip to Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass, a famous ski resort area, to admire the passing scenic valleys and the Glacier Falls, as well as the iconic peaks of Mt. Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau.

DAY 5- INTERLAKEN → LAKE TITISEE → FRANKFURT (Breakfast - Lunch – 3-course German Pork Knuckle with Black Forest Cake)
Make your way to Lake Titisee in Black Forest and attend a cuckoo clock making demonstration in Titisee-Neustadt. Enjoy their special delicacies such as German Pork Knuckle and Black Forest Cake.Transfer to Frankfurt for the overnight stay.

DAY 6-FRANKFURT → AMSTERDAM (Breakfast)
Travel to Zaanse Schans where you will be presented with an idyllic scene of traditional windmills, barns, cottages and museums built in typical Dutch architectural style. Watch how cheese and clog shoes are made in demonstrations by expert craftsmen skilled in these traditional crafts. After that, tour Amsterdam on a cruise though her famous canals and take a trip to a diamond factory.

DAY 7 AMSTERDAM → BRUSSEL (Breakfast, Mussel Lunch)
This Morning, you may also wish to make an optional visit to Volendam, a fishing town in North Holland famous for its traditional costumes and Dutch music scene.During Tulips Season, Zaanse Schans shall be replaced by the Keukenhof Gardens. Head to Brussels for an orientation tour and take in the sights of the Royal Palace of Brussels and the Atomium– an extraordinary structure that presents itself as a relic of the past with a futuristic touch. Next, take a jaunt through the La Grand-Place, a market square featuring architecture of an eclectic blend of Western artistic styles, which would lead you to the renowned Manneken Pis, a small sculpture depicting a naked boy urinating into a water fountain that represents the rebellious spirit of the city of Brussels.
Optional: Volendam

DAY 8- BRUSSELS → PARIS (Breakfast, French Dinner)
After Breakfast, transfer to Paris and adventure with a guided tour of the city take in the sights of Champs-Élysées,Place de la Concorde, Louvre Museum and its iconic Louvre Pyramid, and the Palais Garnier Paris Opera House. Stop at the Arc de Triomphe, a famed monument erected in honour of the soldiers who fought in the Napoleonic Wars. Visit the highest observation deck of Paris – the Montparnasse Tower for a panoramic view over Paris, then head over to the Galeries Lafayette – the biggest department store in Paris for souvenir shopping (subject to store’s operating hours).

DAY 9- PARIS (Breakfast)
Enjoy a free day of leisure, shopping or sightseeing. You may wish to take up some recommended activities, such as an optional full day Paris tour that includes a walk through the Montmartre neighbourhood, shopping at Galeries Lafayette, a visit to the Louvre Museum and a scenic Seine River cruise.
Optional: Paris Full Day Tour

DAY 10- PARIS → SINGAPORE (Breakfast)
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home.

DAY 11- ARRIVAL IN SINGAPORE
We hope you enjoyed your vacation with EU Holidays and we look forward to seeing you again for your next trip.

Note:
• A minimum group size of 15 passengers is required for a confirmed departure.
• The sequence of the itinerary, flight schedules and hotels are subject to change without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
• Winter activities are subject to weather conditions.
• During major events, accommodation may be re-located to outside of the city or in another city without prior notice.

Remarks:
• A minimum group size of 15 passengers is required for a confirmed departure.
• The sequence of the itinerary, flight schedules and hotels are subject to change without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
• Winter activities are subject to weather conditions.
• During major events, accommodation may be re-located to outside of the city or in another city without prior notice.
Itinerary
Itinerary