European Explore

Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Vatican & France

9 Days – 7 Countries (Tour Code : EUEX)



Day 1: London – Calais – Brussels

This morning cross the English Channel by ferry or Eurotunnel. Visit the capital city of Belgium for a photo stop at the most iconic structure of Brussels, The Atomium.

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Day 2: Titisee – Black Forest – Innsbruck

Travel to the Black Forest region in South Germany to see Lake Titisee and the main high street. On arrival, enjoy free time to see the largest natural lake in the Black Forest also, have an opportunity to purchase cuckoo clocks and other souvenirs. Later proceed to Innsbruck, offering a combination of culture, history and nature. On arrival, take an orientation tour, covering the Golden roof (a symbol of the city) and the Hofburg, before checking into the hotel. Breakfast Y Lunch Y Continental Dinner Y 

Day 3: Innsbruck – Lake Garda – Venice

Proceed to see the famous Swarovski Crystal World Museum. Later, depart for an excursion to Sirmione; one of the most popular sights on Lake Garda, with thousands of visitors flooding in each day to view the picturesque peninsula. Later depart to the hotel near Venice.

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Day 4: Venice – Rome

Depart for Venice; the most romantic city in Italy with its distinctive architecture and famous gondolas. Begin with a boat ride to St Mark’s Square, one of the most elegant squares in the world. See the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Basilica di San Marco. Visit the Murano Glass Showroom to see a live demonstration and an opportunity to purchase beautiful Murano glass items. Finally enjoy a gondola ride while enjoying the ambience of Venice. In the afternoon depart for the hotel near Rome.

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Day 5: Rome – Vatican City

On arrival in Rome, be greeted by a local professional guide. The tour starts with a photo stop at the Colosseum which is surrounded by other sights such as the Arch of Constantine. Visit the Time Elevator; a multi sensational and dynamic cinema experience stimulating a travel into time, taking viewers through the History of Rome. View the Roman Forums, where ancient civilisation developed. Visit the Vatican City, home to the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church to see St. Peters Basilica. View Trevi Fountains, arguably the most beautiful fountains in all of Rome.

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Day 6: Rome – Florence

Depart for Florence. On arrival, be greeted by your local professional guide. The tour of this renaissance city starts by viewing the impressive architecture of some of the finest historic buildings in Italy, such as the Duomo of Florence the along with photo stops at Basilica of Santa Croce, the final burial place of Michelangelo, statue of David replica, famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge on the Arno River and The Piazelle Michelangelo, for the most outstanding views of Florence.

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Day 7: Pisa – Geneva

Depart for Pisa. On arrival, you will have time to marvel at the most fascinating landmarks like the breathtaking Duomo (cathedral) built almost 1,000 years ago and the cathedral’s bell tower – better known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Have some free time to buy souvenirs for friends and family. In the afternoon, continue your journey to Geneva (approximate drive time will be 6 hours). Here have a short city tour covering photo stops at the United Nations Building, The Flower Clock; the symbol of Geneva and the Jet d’Eau (operation permitting).

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Day 8: Geneva – Paris

Depart for Paris (approximate drive time will be six hours). On arrival embark on a journey to the Eiffel Tower – the most famous monument in France. From this vantage point, enjoy breathtaking views of this amazing city. Later, have a short orientation tour to admire the amazing architecture of Paris.

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Day  9: Paris  –  Calais – London

This morning enjoy a cruise along the River Seine. The cruise is perfectly designed to discover and admire the rich architecture such as the Eiffel Tower,  Musée  d’Orsay  and  more.  Later  drive through Avenue Des Champs Élysées, the most prestigious avenue in Paris; with its cinemas, café and luxury speciality shops before driving back  to  Calais  for  the  channel  crossing OR you may end your tour at Paris CDG airport for your return flight ( drop at CDG airport will be at 2pm approximately. Ensure your return flight is after 5pm).  Bid  farewell before arriving at your drop off point.

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*Note: On occasions, due to large events, traffic, logistics and availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However, all aspects of the itinerary will be covered. In the event of Eiffel Tower restricting access the price difference for the restricted floor will be reimbursed. Eiffel Tower during national holidays or events may be substituted by Montparnasse tower or will be refunded. 

As coaches are prohibited in certain parts of Pisa, Rome, Florence and Venice majority of the tour will be conducted by walking. 

Price Includes

  • Return transportation by deluxe AC coach from your selected pick up point
  • Return channel crossing via Eurotunnel or Ferry
  • 8 Nights accommodation in a 3/4* hotel with breakfast
  • 7 Indian dinners, 1 Continental dinner & 4 vegetarian lunches
  • Entrances and sightseeing as mentioned in Tour Highlights
  • All tips and service charges
  • Premium service of a Star Tours’ Tour Representative

    EARLY BIRD OFFER

  • Book 8 weeks in advance and get £25 OFF per adult and child

Tour Highlights: 

BELGIUM

  • Atomium Structure photo stop

GERMANY

  • Black Forest drive through the scenic region
  • Lake Titisee Free time

AUSTRIA

  • Innsbruck City Tour
  • Swarovski Crystal World Museum with entrance

ITALY

  • Venice Boat ride to Marks Square, Gondola Ride with entrance & Murano Glass Showroom
  • Rome City Tour with local guide, Colosseum photo stop, view Trevi Fountains, Roman Forum,
  • Time Elevator with entrance
  • Florence with local guide, Statue of David (replica) at Piazza Michelangelo, Ponte Vecchio, view the Piazza Della Signoria, Basilica of Santa Croce (from outside) and The Duomo (from outside)
  • Pisa view the Leaning Tower (from outside) & The Duomo
  • Sirmione View of Lake Garda 

VATICAN

  • St Peters Basilica & Square 

SWITZERLAND

  • Geneva City Tour view Flower Clock, UN Building, Jet d’Eau 

FRANCE

  • Eiffel Tower (Top floor*) with entrance
  • River Seine Boat Cruise with entrance
  • Paris Orientation Tour 

Departure Dates & Prices

TOUR CODE: EUEX DEPARTURE DATES ADULT CHILD

(2-11 Years)

Apr – 06, 13, 19 £895 £730
May – 04, 11, 25 £895 £730
Jun – 08, 15, 22, 29 £895 £730
Jul – 06, 13, 20, 27, 29 £895 £730
Aug – 03, 10, 17, 24, 31 £895 £730
Sep – 21 £895 £730
Oct – 19 £895 £730
Dec – 18, 24 £895 £730

Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a room Child 2 – 11 years must share a room with 2/3 adults

Infants 0 – 23 months price is £225 for a seat in coach only Max occupancy per room is 3 person (excluding infants)

£125 reduction will apply for 2nd child without a bed Single supplement will be an additional £295

Additional Excursions

Rome Night Tour Adult €15 Child Free
Paris Illumination Tour Adult €15 Child Free
Lido Cabaret Show

(Not available from 1st June to 18th Aug)

Adult €120 Child €30 (4-12 yrs)

Pre & Post Tour Accommodation

  • For pre tour London hotel view page 21
  • Post tour Paris accommodation with breakfast (excludes transfers): £80 double room, £75 single room, £105 triple room

Pick Up Points Available

  • All pick-up points available from the UK, and selected from Europe, but note that Dover is not Please view page 16-17 for more information. You may end your tour at CDG Airport in Paris.

Suggestion :

Why not combine this tour with London Package page 21 or extend  it  to  cover Austria and  more places in Switzerland by taking the European Delights Tour. View page 54

  The Star Difference

  • Gondola ride in Venice included
  • Enjoy a complimentary ice cream in Italy
  • Tips and service charge included

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