The Charms of Europe

Includes hotel stays in Amsterdam, Paris, Venice & Rome

Prices from R24,999 pp

Discover a handful of Europe’s finest cities during hotel stays and your choice of two tours in Amsterdam, Paris, Venice and Rome.

Your European holiday begins in Amsterdam where you’ll enjoy a three night stay. Home to 17th century architecture, winding canals and cosy cafes, despite its historic façade, Amsterdam is a trend-setting city known for its modern art, cool restaurants and fashionable boutiques. During your stay, visit sights such as the haunting Anne Frank’s House, learn about the history of beer at the Heineken Experience or meet your favourite celebrities immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds.

Next, you’ll travel to Paris, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world and the fashionable capital of France. Obvious highlights include the Eiffel Tower; the former historic palace, The Louvre, now home to a mammoth art collection and the iconic Arc de Triomphe. To discover the city from a different perspective, you could also join a sightseeing or restaurant cruise along the River Seine as you drift past the river banks and famous monuments of Paris.

The cobwebbed canals of Venice await – enchanting and exquisite the city is a showstopper. Traverse the atmospheric waterways onboard an elegant gondola; visit the stunning Doge’s Palace or sip a glass of prosecco and watch the world go by at Piazza San Marco.

Your final destination is the Eternal City of Rome. Explore streets steeped in ancient history, where Byzantine mosaics grace church ceilings and cool catacombs slumber beneath your feet. With three nights in this unforgettable location, you’ll be awed by the scale of St Peter’s Square at the Vatican and the imposing Colosseum as you walk in the footsteps of gladiators.

Duration 12 nights
Departing Sep 2019 - Apr 2020
  • All flights
  • All taxes
  • Rail journey
  • Tours included

Your Experience

  • 3 night hotel stay in Amsterdam
  • 3 night hotel stay in Paris
  • 3 night hotel stay in Venice
  • 3 night hotel stay in Rome
  • Two FREE tours in either Amsterdam, Paris, Venice or Rome - Choose from:
  • Amsterdam city walking tour
  • Paris walking tour
  • Venice city walking tour and Gondola ride
  • Ancient Rome walking tour
  • All flights & taxes
  • All rail journeys
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Itinerary

Days 1 - 4
Amsterdam

Colloquially known as the Venice of the North, Amsterdam’s lovely canals have more than 1,500 bridges that criss-cross the city.

Accompanied by an experienced guide, you could choose to take part in a walking tour which will take you through the most famous areas of Amsterdam. From the popular neighbourhood, "de Jordaan”, home to narrow streets and small town houses, to Dam Square and the magnificent palace, you’ll discover the heart of the city. The "Begijnhof" remains an interesting part of Amsterdam with its unique atmosphere, it boasts imposing and restored wooden house that date back to 1528, some of the oldest in the Netherlands.

WestCord Fashion Hotel Amsterdam

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Corendon Village Hotel Amsterdam

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Apollo Hotel Vinkeveen-Amsterdam

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Postillion Hotel Amsterdam

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Days 4 - 7
Paris

France’s cosmopolitan capital is packed with culture, where the streets ring with romance and live music, home to world-famous art galleries, cafés, bars and some of the best food in the world. Catch a show at the Moulin Rouge, visit the Sacre Coeur or go shopping in the chic stores of Champs-Élysées: Paris has something for everyone.

When in Paris you can choose to take part in a classic guided walking tour for a complete overview of Paris as you visit virtually every major site in the city, including The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, Napoleon's Tomb, Louvre Museum, Tuileries Gardens, Musee D'Orsay, Champs Elysees, the Ecole Militaire, Les Invalides, Alexander III Bridge, Grand and Petit Palais, Place de la Concorde, and St. Chapelle.

Best Western Premier Le Swann

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Hotel Garden Elysee

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Best Western Plus Suitcase Paris La Defense

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Timhotel Paris Place D'Italie

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Days 7 - 10
Venice

Discover the secret passageways, dramatic Gothic architecture and the famous Venetian cuisine; all of which contribute to the beauty and intrigue of this enchanting city. Defying both logic and architectural techniques, the city stands as beautiful as it was the day it came into fruition, an incredibly well-preserved network of waterways and grand palazzi.

You can choose to discover the secrets of enchanting Venice during a walking tour before embarking on an iconic Venetian pastime; a serene Gondola Ride along the famous Grand Canal. The fascinating tour is split into two parts: a romantic and relaxing afternoon walking tour as you discover the area between St. Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge and an atmospheric Gondola ride along the Grand Canal and minor canals.

Hilton Garden Inn Venice

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Plaza Venice Mestre

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Antony Palace Hotel

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Days 10 - 13
Rome

Explore streets steeped in ancient history, where Byzantine mosaics grace church ceilings and cool catacombs slumber beneath your feet.

In Rome you could choose the guided walking tour where not only will you visit famous ancient sites such as the Colosseum, the Capitoline Hill, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona, you’ll also learn about the history, politics, and architecture of the Eternal City as your experienced guide bring the tales of ancient Rome to life.

Hotel Oxford

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Raganelli Hotel

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Crowne Plaza Rome St. Peter's

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Prices

September 2019 Standard from R31,999
October 2019 Standard from R30,999
November 2019 Standard from R28,499
December 2019 Standard from R27,999
December 2019 Christmas School Holidays from R33,999
January 2020 Standard from R24,999
February 2020 Standard from R25,999
March 2020 Standard from R28,499
April 2020 Standard from R31,999
April 2020 Easter School Holidays from R34,999

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