Your European Bonanza begins with your arrival in the ancient city of Rome, which has been a site of major historic events and has also been the cultural centre of Europe for more than one and a half millennia. On arrival, a MakeMyTrip representative would greet you at the Airport and help you with check-in at the hotel. Relax at the hotel after your long and tiring journey with a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 2: Rome
Rome City Tour & Vatican City
Post breakfast, you would visit the Vatican City - the smallest country in the world. Visit the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica, the most famous church of the Christian world. St. Peter's Basilica has an astonishingly harmonious appearance and radiates tremendous grandeur through its architecture and magnificent interior decorations. Stroll among the famous colonnades of St. Peter's Square to mark a perfect ending to your tour of the Vatican City. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
After the incredible Vatican City experience, you would embark on a guided city tour of Rome on a shared basis in a bus/coach (seat-in-coach) and witness iconic sights as: the Colosseum, Arc of Constantine, Roman Forum and Caesar's Forum. You would also drive past the Venice Square to experience the stark contrast between the architecture of traditional Palazzio Venezia and the modern Victor Emmanuel Monument. Later, you would visit the Trevi Fountain that is considered the most beautiful fountain of Rome; legend has it that if you make a wish and throw a coin in it, your wish will come true and you will return to Rome. Thereafter, drive past Palatino hill to witness the beautiful church of Santa Maria Maggiore.
(Please note that due to coach and traffic regulations, and the heritage status of the city of Rome, the city tour of Rome may be subject to change.)
Day 3: Florence
Tour of Florence, Transfer to Pisa and Visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa | Included meals: Breakfast and dinner
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, you would proceed to Florence on a seat-in-coach basis. On arrival in this beautiful cultural city, you will embark upon a walking tour to visit sights as: the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Campanile and Baptistery. Here enjoy some free-time in Piazza Della Signoria to view Palazzio Vecchio, the Loggia Dei Lanzi and Fountain of Neptune. Other sights on the tour include the various sculptures that make Florence a virtual open air museum, the courtyard of the Uffizi gallery and Ponte Vecchio, which is the oldest and the most famous bridge in Florence.
Hereafter, you would drive-on towards the historic university city of Pisa that is famous for its architectural beauty. Upon arrival, visit the Campo Dei Miracoli and enjoy stunning views of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Cathedral and Baptistery of Pisa. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most remarkable architectural structures from medieval Europe. It has mystified and amazed crowds for hundreds of years, and despite having experienced many a calamity during its lifetime, it remains standing tall. Later, head to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
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Visit to Ferrari Gallery & Tour of Venice
Proceed to Maranello to visit the Ferrari Gallery on a seat-in-coach basis after a delicious breakfast at the hotel. This two-storey museum exhibits a bevy of racing cars that were driven by great Ferrari drivers as: Gilles Villeneuve, Froilan Gonzales, Rubens Barrichello and Michael Schumacher, amongst others. It houses cars, images and trophies that have characterized the history of the brand and have been hugely successful on commercial markets and worldwide circuits. This is one of the reasons why the Galleria Ferrari is not just a museum - a static collection of cars and objects - but a dynamic exhibition that is constantly renewed from time to time. The Gallery is divided into theme areas, each one capable of enticing the most indifferent race fans and expert connoisseurs as far as vintage cars, Formula One cars and Sports & Sports-Prototype cars are concerned.
Later you would depart for Venice - the Queen of the Adriatic. Also fondly called La Serenissima, Venice is built on 180 islands that are connected by over 400 bridges, with hundreds of canals crisscrossing the town. For more than a thousand years, the city was one of the most enduring mercantile sea powers on Earth. Sail in a special water taxi to St. Marks Square, which is considered to be one of the world's most beautiful squares with its boutiques, traditional cafes and historic buildings. On your city tour, you would view incredible sites such as the Bridge of Sighs, Ducale Palace, St. Mark's Basilica and Clock Tower that form the essence of this romantic city. After exploring the city, enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Innsbruck
Orientation Tour of Innsbruck and Visit to Swarowski Showroom
Begin your day with a lovely breakfast at the hotel and then proceed to Innsbruck - the capital of Tyrol – on a seat-in-coach basis. The alpine scenery of Innsbruck, together with its charming meadows set against snowy peaks, is a sight to behold. Nestled amidst snow-capped mountains, the city of Innsbruck is spread out along the banks of the River Inn. Upon arrival, you would proceed for an orientation tour of Innsbruck to soak in sights as: Goldenes Dachl - Golden Roof, Hofburg, Hofkirche, St. Anne's Column, Stadtturm, Triumphpforte and Helblinghaus. Thereafter, proceed to the world-famous Swarovski Crystal Showroom to take a look at the amazing collection of precision-cut lead crystal glass and other related products. Admire as well as shop to your heart's delight; choose from the largest exhibits of the Swarovski Crystal collection. Later enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6: Switzerland
Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and proceed to visit (on a seat-in-coach basis) the beautiful city of Vaduz that is the landlocked alpine country of Liechtenstein – the 6th smallest country in the world and also the richest German speaking country. Vaduz, the capital city, gives you an opportunity to appreciate some of the many surviving medieval, Gothic and Baroque structures. Hereafter, you would continue your journey to Switzerland, which is a land-locked country in the cultural and geographical centre of Europe. Renowned for its snowbound Alps, lush green meadows and fresh water lakes, the prosperous country of Switzerland is blessed with a distinct character and dynamism. You would proceed to Schaffhausen to witness the grandeur of the magnificent Rhine Falls, one of the largest waterfalls of Europe, on a seat-in-coach basis. Later enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Switzerland
Day at leisure in Switzerland/Mt. Titlis with Ice Flyer, Snow Park and Lucerne Orientation tour (optional)
After breakfast you could enjoy the day at leisure in the serene and soothing environs of Switzerland. You could choose to embark on an adventurous journey (own expense) to Mt. Titlis through a hair-raising and unforgettable 45-minutes long ride to the top, where you switch three different cable cars on the way. Along the way you would witness the scenery changing from green meadows and scenic lakes to snow clad mountains. The last leg of the ride is on the famous Rotair - the world's first revolving cable car that offers beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding glaciers, mountains and scenery. Atop Mt. Titlis what awaits you is breathtaking views of the Alps from either the sun terrace or from the famous ‘south face window’ of the mountain. And there's more - if weather permits you could also enjoy a thrilling ride on the famous 'Ice Flyer' along with the Snow Park. After a breath-taking experience at Mt. Titlis, you would proceed to Lucerne, a beautiful city located at the northern tip of Lake Lucerne. Stroll along the banks of Lake Lucerne to view attractions like the Kapellbrücke or Chapel Bridge and Spreuerbrücke - the two traditional wooden bridges synonymous with Lucerne, bisected as the city is by the Reuss River. You could spend some free time here shopping at the famous 'Bucherer' for Swiss watches, jewellery and souvenirs. Head to the hotel thereafter for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day at leisure in Switzerland/Tour of Jungfraujoch and Interlaken with Indian Lunch (optional)
After breakfast you could enjoy the day at leisure in the serene and soothing environs of Switzerland. You could opt for a visit to the charming town of Interlaken (own expense). Located, in the Bernese Oberland mountains betwen the lakes of Thun and Brienz. In case you do not opt for Jungfraujoch tour, you will spend close to 5-6 hours here. If you have opted for Jungfraujoch tour, you will spend an hour at Interlaken. Visit Jungfraujoch (own expense), often referred to as the Top of Europe. Jungfraujoch makes for a memorable encounter with snow and ice, and has all it takes to become the high point of any tour of Europe. Tourists are often amazed at the scenic splendour they witness from the Cog-Wheel train that climbs up to a height of 11,333 feet to reach Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in the world. Finally, you would return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay
Day 9: Germany
Checkout, Black Forest & Heidelberg
After breakfast, you would head to the scenic Black Forest in the southwest region of Germany. Rolling hills dotted with old farm houses, traditional wineries and valleys with lakes, rivers and waterfalls, the Black Forest is a beautiful place to be in. Some of the world's prettiest, best-preserved forests as well as best-quality wood products are in this region. Almost 200 kilometers long and 60 kilometers wide, the Black Forest not only offers variety, but is also one of the biggest and best known holiday regions in Germany. The Black Forest farms, Black Forest gateau, Bollenhut hats and cuckoo clocks - are only some of the things here that make it a picture-perfect German holiday. Also, you would make a stop at Hofgut Sternen in the heart of the Black Forest to witness how the famous & original Cuckoo Clocks of Hofgut Sternen are made.
Later, you would head to the university town of Heidelberg. Upon arrival in the town, embark upon a walking tour of the city and visit sights as: Rathaus, Carl Theodore Bridge, Market Square, Church of the Holy Spirit and Heidelberg University. Finally, stop at the Kornplatz to admire incredible views of the imposing Heidelberg Castle. After taking in wonderful sights and scenic beauty of the Rhine Falls, Black Forest and Heidelberg, have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Amsterdam
Transfer to Amsterdam - Canal Cruise in Amsterdam & Experience the City
After breakfast, you would be transferred to Amsterdam, the financial and cultural capital of the Netherlands, on a seat-in-coach basis. The best way to experience Amsterdam is on a traditional canal cruise, which will be provided on complimentary basis. These glass-topped boats offer unobstructed views of the splendour of Amsterdam. Spend some time exploring Damrac square.
Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Keukenhof or Mini Europe & Brussels City Tour
After breakfast you will be proceeding for the below tours –
For tours between late March and mid-May, you would visit Keukenhof Garden - the world’s largest Tulip garden. Open from late March to mid-May, it attracts over a million visitors in a mere eight weeks, who come to see the vibrant flowers (tulips, daffodils and many more) in full bloom.
For tours after mid-May, you would visit Mini Europe - a beautiful miniature model of The Europe, downsized in the ratio of 1:25. It also contains many famous miniature landmarks, which are absolute copies of the real ones.
Later, proceed to Brussels - capital of the European Union - and also known as the ‘European Village’, this city is famous for its chocolates and beers. Embark on an orientation tour of Brussels and feast your eyes on marvels as Grand Place and its famous guild houses, City Museum, Town Hall, House of the Dukes of Brabant, Manneken Pis, Royal Palace, Brussels Park, Palais de Justice and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Thereafter, enjoy a photo stop at the Atomium – the unique and strange monument built in 1958 for the Universal Exhibition or World Fair. Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel after dinner.
Transfer to Paris, Visit to Eiffel Tower, Paris by Evening (optional)
Satiated with a lovely breakfast, set out for a transfer to the city of Paris on a seat-in-coach basis. You would begin your exploratory tour with Arc De Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Grand Palais, Petit Palais, National Assembly, Alexander Bridge, Concorde Square, Magdalene Church, Opera Garnier, Louvre Palace, Cite Island, French Academy, Sorbonne University, Orsay Museum, Church of the Invalides, Military Academy, Trocadero Square, Palais De Chaillot and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Visit the most famous landmark of Paris, the Eiffel Tower, and enjoy a panoramic view of the city from its 2nd level. Built in 1889 and designed by the young engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower stands 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall; it is one of the most enduring symbols of France and the industrial age.
After a check-in at the hotel, enjoy the rest of your evening at leisure. You could also choose an optional tour (own expense) - An Evening in Paris - that includes driving past the famous monuments and buildings of Paris at night to witness their dazzling illumination.
Day 13: Paris
Day at leisure in Paris/Disneyland (optional) or LIDO (optional)
Today you could spend the day as per your convenience after breakfast at the hotel. You could set out for an adventurous and fun-filled time at Disneyland Paris (own expense), where you can experience many thrilling rides and fascinating shows. Meet and get clicked with your favourite cartoon characters in a carnival-like atmosphere. The resort offers a plethora of attractions and theme parades from the wonderful world of Disney. After a thrilling day, have an overnight stay at the hotel.
Or you could opt for another optional tour (own expense) to experience one of the most famous night shows in the world called 'Lido De Paris'. Here you could enjoy in true Parisian style - sipping a glass of champagne and enjoying the scintillating performances. Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel after dinner.
Day 14: Departure
After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, it is time to bid adieu to Europe and head to the airport on a seat-in-coach basis for your flight back home, armed with an enriching experience and memories to last a lifetime.
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