Europe Tour Day 2 - Frankfurt - Wurzburg - Rothenburg - Schwangau Day 2 - Frankfurt - Wurzburg - Rothenburg - Schwangau Day 3 - Schwangau - Fernpass - Innsbruck - Brenner pass - Mestre Day 3 - Schwangau - Fernpass - Innsbruck - Brenner pass - Mestre Day 4 - Mestre - Venice excursion - Republic of san marino Day 5 - San marino - Assisi - Rome Day 5 - San marino - Assisi - Rome Day 6 - Rome - Paris Depart ciampino / Arrive Orly Day 7 - Paris Day 8 -  Paris Versailles

Europe Tour

Day 1 - Hanoi or HCMC Frankfurt

Assemble at Hanoi / HCMC International Airport for your flight to Frankfurt

Overnight *** Hotel Frankfurt

Day 2 - Frankfurt - Wurzburg - Rothenburg - Schwangau

Arrive Frankfurt International Airport, board your comfortable touring coach and head into the city for an orientation tour. Photo stops at Romer Square and the Opera House before leaving to Wurzburg. Arrive for lunch, view the hill-top Marienburg, and visit the Residenz Garden and Royal Church. Continue down Germany’s “Romantic Road” to Rothenburg-on-the-Tauber for a visit of this fortified medieval town with quaint-looking well-preserved half-timbered houses. Depart to Schwangau, the home of Neuschwanstein & Hohenschwangau Castles, for your dinner.

Overnight *** Hotel Schwangau

Day 2 - Frankfurt - Wurzburg - Rothenburg - Schwangau Day 2 - Frankfurt - Wurzburg - Rothenburg - Schwangau

Day 3 - Schwangau - Fernpass - Innsbruck - Brenner pass - Mestre

Your drive today takes you through the scenic Fern Pass with picturesque views of Alpine Lakes & Mountains. Arrive Innsbruck, the capital of Austrian Tirol, for a walking tour of its old town. See the symbolic “Golden Roof”, and shop in Swarovski House. Leave Austria by the Brenner Pass, taking in the scenic beauty of Italian Tirol as you make your way to Mestre, the mainland part of Venice for you dinner and accommodation.

Overnight *** Hotel Mestre

Day 3 - Schwangau - Fernpass - Innsbruck - Brenner pass - Mestre Day 3 - Schwangau - Fernpass - Innsbruck - Brenner pass - Mestre

Day 4 - Mestre - Venice excursion - Republic of san marino

Boat excursion to Venice - Embark on a boat ride to the famous Saint Mark’s Square of Venice. Commence a walking tour which includes the Bridge of Sigh, Doges Palace, St.Mark’s Cathedral, Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge. Witness a glass-blower demonstrating the ancient art of Murano glass-making. In your free time you may wish to ride the gondola through quaint-looking Venetian canals. Drive south to San Marino – ascend Mount Titano by cable-car to the 64 square kilometers independent republic. Perched on the hill top, protected by ramparts and defence towers, the old town is a pleasant experience to stroll and shop for interesting souvenirs and Moscato wines. Enjoy the panorama !

Overnight *** Hotel San Marino

Day 4 - Mestre - Venice excursion - Republic of san marino

Day 5 - San marino - Assisi - Rome

Cross the Appenines Range to Central Italy where Assisi – the Town of Saint Francis is located.

Assisi walking tour – You stroll the pleasant country town of Assisi from end to end passing first through Porta Nuova, stopping at Saint Clare Church for a superb view of the surrounding country- side, admiring the Temple of Minerva at Piazza del Comune before arriving at the unique two-tier Church of Saint Francis. Enjoy an authentic Italian meal here before driving to The Eternal City of Rome.

Overnight *** Hotel Rome

Day 5 - San marino - Assisi - Rome Day 5 - San marino - Assisi - Rome

Day 6 - Rome - Paris Depart ciampino / Arrive Orly

City tour of Rome and Vatican – Your local tour guide explains the highlight locations of Rome – Coliseum, the ruins of Roman Forum, Vittoriano Monument in Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain – and then enters with you to the city-state of Vatican to visit the Saint Peter’s Square & Cathedral. After lunch, your Tour Manager conducts a walking tour covering the other not-to-missed attractions of Rome, Piazza Navona, Pantheon and Spanish Steps - a delightful place for shopping of branded goods. Transfer to the Ciampino Airport for your flight to Paris.

Overnight *** Hotel Paris

Day 6 - Rome - Paris Depart ciampino / Arrive Orly

Day 7 - Paris

City Tour of Paris - Comprehensive tour of Paris includes a romantic cruise on the Seine River and an ascend up Eiffel Tower Level Two for a panoramic view of the city. A panorama coach tour with photo stops will ensure that famous sights like the Arch of Triumph, Champs Elysees, Grand & Petit Palais, Place de la Concorde, Alexander III Bridge, Invalids, Opera, Military Academy, Magdalene Church, Place Vendome, the Louvre & Notre Dame will not be missed. *This evening you may also like to attend one of the famous cabaret shows in Paris.

Overnight *** Hotel Paris

Day 7 - Paris

Day 8 - Paris Versailles

Drive out to the suburb of Versailles to visit the Grand Palace of King Louis XIV. Return to Paris for an afternoon of shopping in large departmental stores like Galleries Lafayette, or Printemps (Program in Paris may be reshuffled to suit opening times of museums)

Overnight *** Hotel Paris

Day 8 -  Paris Versailles

Day 9 - Paris - Brussels

Walking tour of Brussels – Journey into Belgium for Brussels, a French-speaking enclave in Flemish territory. View the imposing Atomium built

during the 1958 World Expo held in the capital. Pay homage to the cheeky Manneken Pis, make a wish by the statue of Evrard Serclaes. Marvel at the awesome sight of Grand Place – Europe’s most intensely beautiful town square which is surrounded by opulent guild houses, Old Palace and the City Hall. Stroll the romantic lane, Rue de Boucher, lined with mouth-watering restaurants.

Overnight *** Hotel Brussels

Day 10 - Brussels - Cologne - Amsterdam

Cologne – Begin your journey from Belgium to Cologne for lunch and a view of the towering spires of the city’s impressive and tall Gothic Cathedral. Stroll the bustling pedestrian area …. anyone for a bottle of the original 4711 eau de Cologne ? Drive north to the ‘low country’ towards Amsterdam. On arrival in Amsterdam, head for the Dam Square to a stroll through its interesting red light area.

Overnight *** Hotel Amsterdam

Day 11 - Amsterdam

Amsterdam city and countryside tour – Your city tour of Amsterdam takes the form of a canal cruise, and a visit to a diamond factory. Your Dutch countryside experience includes a visit to a scenic fishing village at Volendam by the Ijselmeer. Here, you will actually see that Holland lies below sea-level. Windmills are a must, of course! Drive on to Zaanse Schans, a windmill village where you will visit a clog factory & cheese farm.

Overnight *** Hotel Amsterdam

Day 12 - Amsterdam

Amsterdam - Free morning to explore the city centre on your own. After lunch, transfer to the Schiphol Airport for your flight to Hanoi / HCMC

Day 13 - Hanoi / HCMC

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