Europe Express

11D8N Europe Express With London

 

Highlights

Switzerland

·      Ascend to Mt Titlis

·      Lucerne – Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument

·   Schaffhausen – View Western Europe’s largest waterfall “Rhine Falls”

Germany

·    Titisee -  Cuckoo Clock Demonstration

·    Heidelberg Old Bridge

·   Cologne City Tour with Gothic Cathedral

 Belgium

·    Brussels city tour 

 

 Netherlands

·    Zaanse Schans Dutch village

·    Amsterdam glass domed canal cruise

·    Diamond Factory Visit

·    Mevlana Mosque

France

·    Paris City Tour with Grande Mosque de Paris

·    Paris to London by Eurostar

England

·    London – City Tour with London Central Mosque

 

DAY 1 SINGAPORE (or your home town) – ZURICH (Meals on Board)

Assemble at Changi Airport for your flight to Zurich – Switzerland.

 

DAY 2 ZURICH (Dinner)

Upon arrival, continue to proceed to visit Engelberg and ascend Mt Titlis by cable car.  Enjoy the view of Central Swiss Alps and have fun on the snowfields. Continue to Lucerne in the afternoon and embark on a walking tour to Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument. Later, you have the rest of the day at leisure to relax or shop for branded watches, famous Swiss chocolates and music boxes.

 

DAY 3 LUCERNE– RHINEFALLS - TITISEE– HEIDELBERG (Breakfast/Dinner)

Travel to Schaffhausen to view the Rhine Falls, the largest waterfall in Western Europe. Cross the border and enjoy a drive through the Black Forest, the largest forest in Germany. Arrive at the tourist resort township of Titisee, home to Germany’s largest Cuckoo Clock Centre. You can shop for cuckoo clocks before you continue to the prince city of Heidelberg and stop for a magnificent view of the Old Bridge.

 

DAY 4 RHINELAND – COLOGNE – AMSTERDAM (Breakfast/Dinner)

Visit Cologne to see one of the most fascinating old towns in the country, as well as the Gothic Cathedral. Thereafter, depart Germany for the Netherlands and proceed to Dam Square, where Amstel River was dammed in the 13th century, thus giving the city its name. Next, view the old Royal Palace, the New Church and the National Monument around the square.

Note: Overnight accommodation may be in Den Hague or Rotterdam.

 

DAY 5 AMSTERDAM (Breakfast/Lunch)

Tour Zaanse Schans, a Dutch village dotted with windmills and cottages. Take the opportunity to visit a cheese farm and see a wooden clog-making demonstration. Visit the Mevlana Mosque in north western Rotterdam, which serves mainly Turkish-Dutch Muslims. The mosque, named after Rumi, was built in 2001 and also voted as Rotterdam's most attractive building in 2006. Return to Amsterdam to enjoy a canal cruise. Relax onboard a glass-domed motor launch cruising down canals flanked by gabled houses. Next, visit a diamond house in Amsterdam and see master craftsmen working on exquisite diamonds. Later, spend your time at leisure to shop or visit the Sailors’ Quarters.

 

DAY 6 AMSTERDAM - BRUSSELS - PARIS (Breakfast/Dinner)

This morning, continue to Brussels, the capital of Belgium. Your first stop is the magnificent Atomium. Drive by Royal Laeken Palace before arriving in the city to see the mascot of Brussels, Manneken Pis, the 16th and 17th-century Market Square and the beautiful Grand Place.  After lunch continue to Paris, City of Lights. In the evening, you may wish to take an excursion cruise on the famous River Seine at your own expense.

 

DAY 7 PARIS (Breakfast/Lunch)

This morning, embark on a city tour and take in the sights of Napoleon’s Arc De Triomphe, Champs Elysees Boulevard and Place de la Concorde on your city tour. View the famous Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most magnificent masterpieces of Gothic architecture. Thereafter, visit Fragonard Perfumery, one of the largest perfumeries in France and a great place to purchase exclusive scents of France at affordable prices. Spend the rest of the day at leisure where you may do more shopping or enjoy the city sights. 

 

DAY 8 PARIS – LONDON (Breakfast/Lunch)

This morning, depart from Paris to London. Upon arrival, embark on a city tour to the House of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, No. 10 Downing Street, Trafalgar Square, London Bridge, Tower Bridge and Tower of London among other attractions. Later, shop at London’s West End stores in Oxford Street, Regent Street or Knightsbridge.

 

Note

You will travel from Paris to London by Eurostar.

 

DAY 9 LONDON (Breakfast)

Today you will have time to explore the city at your pace.

 

DAY 10 LONDON – SINGAPORE (or your home town) (Breakfast/Meals on Board)

If time permits, you can do some last-minute shopping before you transfer to the airport for your flight home.

 

 

  

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