• Vatican City (Entrance included)
• Sistine Chapel (Entrance included)
• St. Peter’s Basilica
• Roman Forum
• Trevi Fountain
• Piazza del Miracoli
• Leaning Tower of Pisa
• Piazza della Signoria
• St. Mark’s Square
• Doge’s Palace
• Bridge of Sighs
• Glass blowing factory
• Old Chapel Bridge
• Lion Monument
• View overlooking the Jungfrau
• Rhine Falls
• Mt. Titlis
• Golden roof
• Swarovski crystal shop
• Mozart’s birthplace
• Lake Titisee in Black Forest
• Overnight in Rhineland
• Cologne Cathedral
• The Dam
• Basilica of St. Nicholas
• Royal Palace of Amsterdam
• Zaanse Schans
• Diamond factory
• River cruise
• Royal Palace of Brussels
• La Grand-Place
• Manneken Pis
• Arc de Triomphe
• Place de la Concorde
• Louvre Museum
• Louvre Pyramid
• Eiffel Tower (Entrance to 2nd level)
• Galeries Lafayette
- 12 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 7 Dinners
• Tuscan dinner with wine
• 4-course Swiss Fondue Dinner
• Authentic Black Forest Lunch
4 ★ HOTELS
- ROME - Holiday Inn
- FLORENCE - Sheraton
- VENICE - Best Western
- SALZBURG - Mercure
- LUCERNE - Astoria
- INTERLAKEN - Royal St George
- RHINELAND - Holiday Inn
- AMSTERDAM - Schipol Mercure
- PARIS - Courtyard by Marriott
*Note: Hotels subject to final confirmation. Should there be changes, customers will be offered similar accommodations as stated in this list
DAY 1 - SINGAPORE → ROME (Meals on Board)
Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and take-off to Rome.
DAY 2 - ROME (Meals on Board, Lunch, Dinner)
Start the day with a visit to the Vatican City and revel at the masterpiece of the Sistine Chapel, whose stunning frescoed ceiling was painted by the renowned sculptor Michelangelo himself. See the immense collections of artworks in the Vatican Museums, and feast your eyes upon the intricate details of St. Peter’s Basilica, a Catholic shrine renowned for its Renaissance architecture. Wonder at the sight of the Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre ever built with its capacity of up to 80,000. View the Roman Forum, the heart of ancient Rome, with its archaic buildings and shrines including the ancient former royal residence. Piazza Venezia is located a short walk away with a massive monument dedicated to the first King of Italy. Then, marvel at the masterpiece of Trevi Fountain, the city’s largest Baroque fountain.
DAY 3 - ROME → PISA → FLORENCE (Breakfast, Tuscan Dinner with wine)
Make your way to Pisa to view the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa and the tilted bell tower of the Cathedral of Pisa. Journey on to the centre of Italian Renaissance, the city of Florence. Here, you can pay a visit to the Baptistery of St. John, renowned for its three sets of large bronze doors with depictions of art. Then, drop by the Piazza della Signoria to check out their exquisite sculptures and spend time on the Ponte Vecchio, an old arch bridge with excellent views over the river and glittering jewellery shops along its length. Wind down in the evening with authentic Tuscan fare.
DAY 4 - FLORENCE → VENICE (Breakfast)
Make your way to the heart of Venice via a private water taxi, a unique yet effective mode of transport for a city built on water. Then, set off on a guided tour around St. Mark’s Square and to the famous cathedral church St. Mark’s Basilica – nicknamed the ‘church of gold’ due to its opulent design and gold ground mosaics. Swing by the Dodge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs, two of Venice’s main landmarks, for some breath-taking pictures to bring back as mementos. Lastly, visit a glass blowing factory to learn more about the art of Murano glassmaking, an elite trade unique to Venice. You may wish to go on an optional gondola boat ride through the canals of Venice, before proceeding to hotel to rest and recharge.
DAY 5 - VENICE → SALZBURG (Breakfast, Dinner)
Traverse through the breath-taking Austrian Lake District and find your way to Salzburg, also known as the birthplace of Mozart. A stroll through the city would leave you in admiration of their dreamy spires, romantic gardens and intricate baroque architecture, all of which contributed to the city’s ranking on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list and its feature in the musical ‘The Sound of Music
DAY 6 - SALZBURG ¨ INNSBRUCK ¨ LUCERNE (Breakfast)
Take a journey back in time as you visit Innsbruck, a city rich in traditions, imperial architecture and colourful history. A must-visit would be the Golden Roof located in Innsbruck’s Old Town, a three-storey balcony decorated with 2,657 gold-plated copper tiles. Stop by the largest Swarovski shop before continuing on a scenic drive to Lucerne via Vaduz, capital city of Liechtenstein. Take a tour of Old Town Lucerne with its unspoiled buildings covered with colourful murals. Here, you will also find Bucherer, the largest duty-free store in Switzerland and its famed attraction, the Aion Rolling Ball Clock. Later, drop by the Lion Monument – a gift from France to Switzerland to commemorate the valour of the Swiss mercenary soldiers who lost their lives while serving King Louis XVI during the French Revolution.
DAY 7 - LUCERNE → ENGELBERG → MT. TITLIS → INTERLAKEN (Breakfast, Dinner – 4-course Swiss Fondue)
Start the day with an exciting excursion to Engelberg, where you can board a cable car and ride up to the peak of Mt. Titlis to enjoy the breath-taking view of the snow-capped mountainscape. At midday, travel onward to Interlaken where you for a marvellous view of the Jungfrau snowy peaks.
DAY 8 - INTERLAKEN (Breakfast)
Bask in the nature of the Bernese Oberland region with its picture-perfect landscapes accentuated by countless mountain peaks and glistening lakes. Enjoy the rest of the day free at leisure for some shopping or sightseeing at your pleasure. You may wish to take part in an optional mountain railway trip to Jungfraujoch, the top of Europe.
DAY 9 - INTERLAKEN → SCHAFFHAUSEN → LAKE TITISEE → HEIDELBERG → RHINELAND (Breakfast, Lunch – Black Forest Special, Dinner)
Set off to the largest waterfall in the whole of Europe – the wild, churning waters of the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen. Then, cross the border over to the enchanting Black Forest in Germany and indulge in an authentic Black Forest lunch. Then, make your way to Lake Titisee to attend a demonstration on the meticulous process of cuckoo-clock making. Transfer to the Rhineland region via Heidelberg for your overnight stay.
DAY 10 - RHINELAND → COLOGNE → AMSTERDAM (Breakfast)
Brighten your morning with a visit to the Cologne Cathedral in Cologne, a gothic masterpiece that remains a physical testimony to the enduring strength and unwavering spirit of European Christianity. Then, depart for the capital city of the Netherlands and embark on a walking tour to the Dam Square, the Basilica of St. Nicholas and the Royal Palace of Amsterdam.
DAY 11 - AMSTERDAM (Breakfast, Dinner)
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, then tour Amsterdam on a cruise though her famous canals and take a trip to a diamond factory.
Note: During tulips season, Zaanse Schans shall be replaced by Keukenhof Garden.
Optional: Volendam Tour
DAY 12 AMSTERDAM → BRUSSELS → PARIS Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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. Carry on to Paris, the City of Lights, where you may wish to enjoy an optional scenic Seine River cruise or a Moulin Rouge show
DAY 13 - 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 with 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 cultural icon of Paris – the Eiffel Tower for a panoramic view over Paris from the second level, then head over to the Galeries Lafayette – the biggest department store in Paris for souvenir shopping (subject to store’s operating hours).
DAY 14 - PARIS → SINGAPORE (Breakfast, Meals on Board)
Enjoy the day at leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home.
DAY 15 - ARRIVAL IN SINGAPORE
We hope you enjoyed your vacation with EU Holidays and we look forward to seeing you again for your next trip.