Discover Europe over Christmas and New Years

Here is an trip we made specially for those that wish to get the most out of Europe during Christmas and New Years. Visiting top destinations with tours of each place and free time to indulge - you will certainly be fulfilled to the max on our European Magic trip! We have finely tuned this itinerary to make each day epic, with top-rated coaches, guides, drivers, accommodation and more. Sit back and enjoy Europe at its finest!

tour durationDuration: 11 Days
age range Age Range: 18 - 60yrs
tour pace Pace: Active
group size Group Size: 25 - 55

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover Europe in the Festive season
  • Learn about each city's fascinating history and explore their culture
  • Celebrate Christmas in Paris and New Years in Berlin
  • Visit the best Christmas Markets in Europe

WHATS INCLUDED

  • 11 Day tour visiting the cities: Paris, Milan, Venice, Salzburg, Prague, Berlin, Amsterdam and Bruges
  • Return coach travel from the UK including Eurotunnel crossings
  • Services of an experienced and friendly guide
  • 8 Nights hotel accommodation
  • 2 Dinners and 10 breakfasts
  • Entrance to Hohensalzburg Fortress in Salzburg
  • Entrance to Tropical Islands Indoor Waterpark on New Years Day
  • Entrance to Disneyland parks (extra charge)
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AVAILABILITY

Mon. 24th Dec 2018 - Thu. 3rd Jan 2019GBP £1050

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ITINERARY

Day 1 · London and Paris

Welcome to your 11-day tour of Europe!

During the early morning, you meet your tour guide and fellow passengers before departing the UK on a modern executive coach across the English Channel towards mainland Europe. We travel through the French countryside and arrive during the evening in the city of Lights - Paris.

Your tour guide will introduce you to this iconic city with a guided coach tour of the main highlights such as the Louvre Museum, the Arc of Triumph, Concorde, and more – which are available to be explored further during your free day (Day 2). We will stop by trocadero for great photos of the Eiffel Tower. We arrive in the hotel during the late evening to relax and get ready for the following day.

Day 2 · Paris

In the morning, we start our day by visiting the famous gardens of the Palace of Versailles. After a nice morning walk we visit the Eiffel Tower, whereby a Christmas market will be open for you to visit and indulge in an authentic ‘Noel’ in Paris.. Later on, we offer an optional river Seine boat tour. Free time will be given to our group by the Champs Elysees to enjoy its Christmas markets.

We will depart Paris city centre during the evening and head to our hotel where we will have our Christmas dinner.

Day 3 · Paris and Disneyland

Today you have the option to spend the whole day visiting Disneyland! Famous for its thrilling rides and shows, you will be entertained for hours. Your guide will issue you tickets in the morning and you can travel at your leisure using the metro nearby.
Alternatively you can visit Paris at your leisure.
In the late evening we depart Paris and travel over night to Milan.

Day 4 · Milan

We arrive into Milan in the early morning at the hotel to drop our bags off and freshen-up. We will later take a metro ride towards the city centre and start the day with a walking tour of the city. Your guide will show you the best of Milan before giving you free time for shopping. The guide will suggest several other attractions or sights to visit such as the Duomo cathedral and more.
We then meet at the hotel from early afternoon to check-in.

Day 5 · Venice

Today we visit Venice where you can spend all day venturing around its medieval streets and ca- nals and ponder in awe of its amazing culture and architecture. On arrival you will take a boat into central Venice where you will see St Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace and more. Spend the after- noon shopping at the Rialto Bridge or try the many restaurants offering ‘ciccheti’ - Venezian Tapas.
In the evening we return to our hotel where you can relax and enjoy the facilities.

Day 6 · Salzburg and Prague

Today we travel through the heart of Europe to visit Prague via Salzburg for a comfort stop. Famous for being the birthplace of Mozart and also the set for the lm ‘A Sound of Music’ – this
magical city will certainly take your breath away! We visit Hohensalzburg Fortress, which protected Salzburg for 900 years. You will have the opportunity to explore at leisure and grab some food.

We arrive into Prague at approximately midnight and check into the hotel where you can relax.

Day 7 · Prague

We start our day in Prague with a walking tour of this incredible eastern-European city. After the fall of Communism it has become one of the most visited capitals in Europe, which offers visitors an incredibly array of sights from medieval towers to eclectic and modern award-winning architectural buildings. Enjoy sights such as the Astronomical clock, the Old Town Square, Municipal House, and Charles Bridge. You have lots of free time for shopping and we return in the evening to relax.

Day 8 · Berlin

New Years Eve!
We depart Prague during the morning and upon arrival in Berlin, we check into the hotel to freshen up before returning to Berlin to enjoy Silvester Berlin Street Party.
We return back to the hotel after the New Year celebration at apporximately 01:30hrs

Day 9 · Berlin and Tropical Islands

After breakfast, we enjoy a guided coach tour of Berlin sights and enjoy free time at Museum island. Then, we depart to Tropical Islands - the largest indoor waterpark in Europe. Relax and enjoy the rides! Food and drink court available in facilities.
In the evening we depart Berlin for an overnight drive to Amsterdam to arrive early in the morning.

Day 10 · Amsterdam

On arrival to Amsterdam, we will have time to freshen up before starting the walking tour of this amazing city. We stop by the floating flower market for breakfast where you can indulge in freshly made pancakes or famous “poffertjes”. We then continue the tour to visit museumplatz before enjoying free time for shopping and Amsterdam’s vibrant atmosphere.

Join an optional canal cruise of the city centre before heading to our hotel in the early evening.

Day 11 · Bruges and London

It’s the last day! We depart Amsterdam after breakfast and head to Zaanse Schans, a typical Dutch village with Clogs and cheese making demonstrations. Later on, continue to Bruges – one of the most beautiful medieval cities. We have a walking tour to see all its main attractions and later have free time for chocolate shopping or eating out.

We depart Europe during the late afternoon and return to the UK by Eurotunnel to arrive back at your chosen destination in the late evening.

OPTIONAL TOURS

Bateaux Parisiens River Seine Sightseeing Cruise - £15.00

Enjoy an hour of relaxation gliding under one bridge to another with a view of Paris' finest monuments Your journey begins at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Commentary in 14 languages provided by individual audio guides.


Amsterdam Canal Cruise - £10.00

Without a doubt, the most beautiful way of exploring the historic city of Amsterdam is from the water, cruising through the historical canals and marvelling at the beautiful canal houses and their richly decorated facades. 1 hour guided tour with commentary.


Disneyland Paris (1 day, 2 park hopper ticket) - £75.00

Enjoy a magical day at Disneyland Paris with our 1 day , 2 park hopper ticket. From the fun-filled adventure of Disneyland Park and the movie magic of Walt Disney Studios. Return coach transfer from / to your hotel is included.


These prices may be subject to change on certain weekends, please check the booking page of each tour

ACCOMMODATION

Ibis Hotel - Champs sur Marne

Ibis Hotel - Champs sur Marne

The Ibis Marne La Vallée hotel is located in Champs-sur-Marne, close to Disneyland Resort Paris, close to Noisy-Champs train station, which takes you to central Paris in 10 mins on the RER line A. All rooms offer the ultimate in comfort, with a large cozy bed, desk, WIFI, LED flat-screen TV with all the major channels and a bathroom with shower. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi Internet access.

8 Boulevard Newton 77420 Champs-sur-Marne France

Hilton Garden Inn Milan

Hilton Garden Inn Milan

A very comfortable 4 star hotel next to a metro that has quick access to central Milan

ia Lucio Giunio Columella, 36, 20128 Milano MI, Italy

Hotel NH Venezia Laguna Palace

Hotel NH Venezia Laguna Palace

A great 4 star hotel in Mestre with easy access to the islands of Venice by train or bus.

Viale Ancona, 2, 30172 Mestre, Venezia VE, Italy

A&O Prag Metro Strizkov

A&O Prag Metro Strizkov

At 2 star Hotel which also runs as a hostel on the outskirts of Prague. Stay in a genuine communism era building and right next to a metro that will t

Děčínská 1, 180 00 Praha 8, Czechia

Berlin B&B Hotel

Berlin B&B Hotel

A comfortable and modern 2 star hotel near Schönefeld Airport with 24 hour access to central Berlin with a small taxi fare to the airports taxi rank.

Am Flughafen 21, 12529 Schönefeld, Germany

Ibis Schipol

Ibis Schipol

A fantastic 3 star hotel near the airport with 24 hour access to central Amsterdam. All rooms are ensuite and the hotel has a selection of restaurants

Schipholweg 181, 1171 PK Badhoevedorp, Netherlands

These accommodations are the normal ones we use, please contact us to confirm which one is used if required

OTHER TOURS

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    Thorpe Park - The UKs No1 Theme Park

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    Bath and Stonehenge

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    Oxford Windsor and Eton

  • Departing from:

    • Brighton
    • Hove
    • Hastings
    • Eastbourne
    • Worthing

    Thorpe Park - The UKs No1 Theme Park

    A day in Thorpe Park is guaranteed to be one of your best memories of the year. With many different types of rides from gentle but exciting to "adrenaline-junkie" mad - you will have a full day of enormous fun. Some of the scarier rides even have the option to allow you to ride them facing backwards! Our tour to this incredible attraction includes all the rides and plenty of time to enjoy them all.

    Departing from:

    • Brighton
    • Hove
    • Worthing
    • Hastings
    • Eastbourne

    Bath and Stonehenge

    If you are looking to visit a place that is a unique and beautiful experience, Bath is the place to go! Bath is home to plenty of extraordinary attractions, sights and places to visit no matter what your interests or mood; there is plenty to do for everyone! Looking to relax whilst experiencing the original roman baths then the spa will be perfect for you. Bath has many great shopping, restaurants and historical facilities you won’t want to miss! Stonehenge is England's oldest monument, come and discover its mystery and wonder. Our tour includes entrance and an audio-guide to explain its fascinating history

    Departing from:

    • Brighton
    • Hove
    • Hastings
    • Eastbourne
    • Worthing

    Oxford Windsor and Eton

    Take advantage of Oxford's many fantastic sightseeing opportunities such as the many exquisite colleges and fabulous Georgian architecture. This city dates back thousands of years and is situated on the River Thames. Oxford has a range of attractions that suits every visitor, from the world's first public Museum opened in 1684 to the Victorian indoor market. Windsor and Eton is found just west of London and the official weekend retreat for the Royal Family. Come and see the Royal Standard flag and the changing of the guard at Windsor Castle - which is the oldest inhabited castle in the world!

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