Start your unforgettable Europe adventure in Amsterdam. If you can tear your eyes from its scenic canals, you'll be staring at the city's teetering gabled
homes that proclaim their birthyear with pride on their colorful façades. There's no better way to immerse yourself fully in Amsterdam's gezelligheid
than taking an optional canal cruise in a glass-topped boat this evening.
From Amsterdam’s leafy canals to the towering spires of Cologne, your morning will be jam-packed with sights you’ll want to capture on camera as you head east into the lush landscapes of Germany. View the imposing Gothic Cologne Cathedral then head to Boppard where you’ll board your river cruise down the Rhine. Arrive later at your hotel in the Rhineland where you’ll join your travel companions for dinner.
Straight out of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, Germany's Black Forest is the perfect backdrop for this morning's scenic drive. You'll see why its enchanting
landscapes have inspired myths and fables throughout the centuries before crossing into Switzerland. A quick stop in Schaffhausen means there's time to capture the cascading waters of the Rhine Falls, Europe's biggest waterfall, before you arrive in the scenic region of Lake Lucerne. This evening, consider an Optional Experience to a Swiss folklore show which will highlight many Swiss traditions including yodelling and alpine horn playing.
Join your Travel Director for an orientation through the Old Town and to the ancient Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument. You’ll then have the full dayto discover why Lucerne earned its place on the 'Grand Tour' of Europe. You could choose to ascend to the alpine heavens, joining an optional scenic cruise and Mount Pilatus visit.
Enjoy a brief second encounter with the Rhine River when you head north, passing Basel en route to France. Admire the scenic views of the Burgundy wine region that follow your journey north to the French capital. Get a head start on your sightseeing and delve into Paris’s grand past, dynamic present and exciting future on your own this evening. Why not join an Optional Experience, including a scenic river cruise and an illuminations drive, stopping at all the
best photo spots?
Your Travel Director will deliver an introduction during your sightseeing tour which includes views of the Arc de Triomphe, Eiel Tower and Champs-Élysées.
There’s time to see the sights on your own this afternoon. You could choose to hit the shops or tread in the footsteps of Picasso and Dalí in Montmartre, exploring its maze of streets and Artists' Square. Tonight, the frills and flounces of the Can-Can girls at a cabaret promise an entertaining evening shoul you wish join this Optional Experience.
After breakfast, say farewell to your fellow travelers at the end of your vacation. Find out more about your free airport transfer at costsavertour.com/