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Amsterdam, Paris & London (2016)
Limited to 24 guests
Days: 10 | From: $6,795
Day 1: Arrive Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Arrive in Amsterdam, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, join your Resident Tour Director and fellow guests for an unforgettable welcome meal, dining at a historic restaurant that sheltered Jews during World War II.
Park Hotel | Meals: D
Day 2: Amsterdam / Canal Cruise & Anne Frank’s House
Embark on a walking tour of this beautiful city and then cruise through its canals. Visit the house in which Anne Frank wrote her celebrated diary. Enjoy a lunch at a local Dutch restaurant followed by an afternoon at leisure to explore on your own.
Park Hotel | Meals: B L
Day 3: Amsterdam / Rijksmuseum
Visit the Rijksmuseum to admire works by Rembrandt, Vermeer and other Dutch masters. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, perhaps touring the Van Gogh Museum on your own. Tonight, unwind with a casual dinner of Dutch specialties.
Park Hotel | Meals: B D
Day 4: Ghent, Belgium / Flemish City of Monuments
Depart for Ghent, Belgium, and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before a short tour of this culture-rich, medieval city. Continue to Paris, the City of Light.
Hilton Paris Opera | Meals: B L
Day 5: Paris, France / Highlights of the City of Light
Today, explore the city from the seat of a vintage Citroën 2CV car. View the famed sights of Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées and Notre Dame Cathedral. Settle into an afternoon at leisure, perhaps taking time to shop or stroll through the Tuileries Gardens. This evening, embark on a cruise on the Seine River before dinner at a local restaurant.
Hilton Paris Opera | Meals: B D
Day 6: Paris / A Visit to the Musée du Louvre
Visit the incomparable Louvre, which showcases 35,000 works of art, including masterpieces by Da Vinci and Rembrandt. Later, walk through a local food market, followed by an afternoon to explore Paris at leisure.
Hilton Paris Opera | Meals: B
Day 7: Paris & London, England / Montmartre
Discover the charms of the storied Montmartre District, walking its winding back streets and joining a local artist who teaches you how to sketch. Later, board the Eurostar to London. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a traditional British pub.
The Rubens at the Palace | Meals: B L D
Day 8: London / The Crown Jewels & London Eye
Visit the Tower of London and view the dazzling Crown Jewels. Next, see Tower Bridge before continuing to St. Paul’s Cathedral. Proceed to lively Covent Garden, London’s first planned square, where you may enjoy lunch at leisure on your own. See Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square. Then, take a flight on the London Eye for spectacular panoramas of the city.
The Rubens at the Palace | Meals: B
Day 9: London / Thames Cruise & Cutty Sark Visit
Drive to Greenwich, where you visit the sleek Cutty Sark, the world’s sole surviving tea clipper ship. Walk through the campus of the Old Royal Naval College, admired for its architecture. Cruise back to London on the Thames River or spend more time in Greenwich on your own. Tonight, celebrate your journey at a special farewell dinner.
The Rubens at the Palace | Meals: B D
Day 10: Depart London
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.