Paris and Benelux (8 days)
1st day: Flight to Paris
Meeting at the airport, departure to Paris. Arrival in Paris, transfer to the hotel, welcome dinner. Overnight in Paris.
2nd day: Paris
Breakfast at your hotel. We start our Paris city tour on the bank of Seine river and visit Place de la Concorde. We enjoy walk on Avenue des Champs Elysees – an boulevard famous for its theatres, cafes and luxury shops. We see Place Charles de Gaulle with Arc de Triumphe and about 3300 years old Luxor Obelix (from Egypt). We enjoy the view of Eiffel Tower and go up to the medium floor from where you can see fantastic panorama of Paris. We go to visit Notre Dame cathedral – one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture. After that we drive to Louvre – the famous royal palace and one of the world’s largest and finest museums. It is also world’s most visited museum (about 10 millions of visitors every year). We visit Montmartre – famous district of artists (Salvador Dali, Amedeo Modigliani, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh and Pablo Picasso had studios and worked here). Visit to the Basilica of Sacre Coeur. In the evening visit to the modern business district La Defence. Typical French dinner, overnight in Paris.
3rd day: Paris – Brussels
Breakfast. Till noon free time in Paris – optional visit to some museums (for example to Versailles) or Disneyland, shopping or walking around the town and exploring Paris by your own. In the afternoon transfer to the train station. We take famous French high-speed train to the Belgium’s capital, city of Brussels. After arrival transfer to the hotel, dinner in a local Belgian restaurant. Overnight in Brussels.
4th day: Brussels
Breakfast. We start our Brussels whole day tour by driving along the magnificent St. Michael’s cathedral towards the Laeken district. We see the Royal Regalia, the Chinese Pavilion, the Japanese Tower and the world-famous Atomium. Visiting Basilica of Koekelberg with splendid art-deco interior. We will take a lift up to the place which is 53 metres above the ground where you will have a splendid view on the city. Driving back to the city centre: we pass along the column of Congress towards the stately Place Royale, the Sablon district famous for its elegant stores sell-ing beautiful antiques and impressive Law Courts. After short drive we reach the Royal Palace and enter the European district with the buildings and offices of the European Parliament, the European Commission and Council of Ministers. Then we visit Park of the Jubilee with monumental Triumphal Arch and many beautiful buildings of Art Nouveau style. We pass the Royal Parc and the Belgian Parliament. We drive to the Grand Place where our city tour ends. Dinner. Overnight in Brussels.
5th day: Brussels – Luxembourg – Brussels
Breakfast. One day trip to Luxembourg – one of the smallest nations in European Union (with population of about 550.000 people), being also one of the richest countries in Europe. After arrival to Luxembourg we take you to the many historic sites of the city, both in the upper and lower part: the picturesque historical town, the cathedral, the palace of the Grand Duke and the Place des Armes. We will have an excellent view of some EU buildings located on the plateau of Kirchberg. We will admire the important fortifications, the historic abbey of Neumunster. Free time in the city centre. Dinner in a local restaurant, drive to Brussels. Overnight in Brussels.
6th day: Brussels – Amsterdam
Breakfast. Transfer to the train station and train raid to the Netherland’s capital and the biggest city, Amsterdam. Enjoying views of endless polders with typical windmills. After reaching Amsterdam transfer to the hotel, accommodation. We visit a traditional crafts centre and get familiar with all that makes the glory of Holland: beautiful pottery, wooden clogs and tasty cheese. Visit to the Madame Tussauds wax figures museum. Then, following the river Amstel, we make a short photo stop at one of those beautiful windmills. Visit to the Rijksmuseum with one of the best collection of Europe’s art. Driving to the centre of Amsterdam by passing the Dutch National Park and the famous Heineken brewery. Boat tour along the many picturesque canals. From here we go to the famous Damsquare, where we make a walking tour along the Royal Palace of the Dam, the red light area along the canals, and the shopping streets. Visit to the store selling diamonds. Free time for enjoying shopping. Dinner. Overnight in Amsterdam.
7th day: Amsterdam – flight back
Transfer to the airport. Departure to your destination.
8th day: Flight back
Arrival to your destination.
* Travel by chartered and local bus, train, public transportation in Paris,
* Accommodation in a 3 / 4 * hotels in a double/twin rooms (with an attached bathroom),
* 2 meals per a day: breakfast and dinner,
* Professional English and local languages speaking guide (also another languages speaking guides are available on your request),
* all entrance tickets.
* International flight to Paris, back from Amsterdam.
This is only sample of our offer. Any detail such as duration of the trip, standard of the accommodation and meal plan might be changed according to your preference. We will prepare a tailor made offer for you!