Europe Classic Tours

Tour Overview

  • Reference68006
  • Contact NameNithin Kozhuppakalam
  • Contact Phone+41434562656
  • Cancellation Policy60 days before departure
  • TypeGuided Tours
  • ContractSingle
  • LocationItaly
  • Group TypeGroup
  • Durations16 days 15 nights
  • LanguagesEnglish
  • Start Date2019/05/01
  • End Date2019/05/16

Tour Description

The Classic Europe is the most popular choice of our European tours, covering 8 countries and some of the best vacation spots in Europe, including Paris, the Swiss Alps, Liechtenstein, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Netherland, France, Portugal, Spain.

Tour Includes

  • Audio guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Half Board
  • Gratuities
  • All Inclusive
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Private Tour
  • Professional guide
  • Group Tour
  • Features
  • Transport by air-conditioned
  • Flight

Tour Program

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Day 1

Welcome to Italy: ROME – SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO (PADRE PIO)

You will meet our Tour Manager who will guide you the Bus and proceed to San Giovanni Rotondo we vist to St Padre Pio The shrine of St Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo is the second most visited Catholic Shrine in the World It centers around the tomb of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina a Capuchin priest and mystic known for his devotion to God He died in 1968 and was declared a saint in 2002 you can also see his cell his confessional and the crucifix from which he received the stigmata after Padre Pio vist we Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel. (D)

Note:
Packed dinner will be provided in case of late arrivals of flight or long queue at the immigration.
Groups arriving early morning – some sightseeing may be done directly from airport as rooms may not be ready.

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Day 2

SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO (PADRE PIO) – LANCIANO – ROME

After breakfast Check out hotel Transfer to Lanciano to visit the miracle of the Eucharistic that dates back to the eighth century and then Transfer to Rome Meet up with our English-speaking Tour Escort. Proceed for a city tour - Trevi Fountain, Colosseum (outside view), monument of Victor Emanuel II, Transfer to Vatican City the smallest state in the world (Shorts or Sleeveless vests not allowed).St. John Lateran, one of the major Basilicas, the 'Scala Sancta' (Holy Stairs) located across the street where you may climb the same steps Our Lord climbed on the way to see Pontius Pilate, and then walk down the park to 'Santa Croce in Gerusalemme'(Holy Cross of Jerusalem) where incredible relics can be found (fragments of the Holy Cross, one Nail, part of the inscription INRI, two thorns from the Crown of Thorns, fragments of the pillar of the scourging and of the rock of the Holy Sepulcher). We owe these beautiful relics, including the Holy Stairs, to St. Helena, the mother of Rome's first Christian Emperor, Constantine Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 3

ROME - VATICAN with PAPAL AUDIENCE

Transfer to Vatican City the smallest state in the world (Shorts or Sleeveless vests not allowed). Enter St. Peter's Square for Papal Audience (Subject to availability of “His Holiness”). Visit St. Peter’s Basslica, if possible Celebrate the Holy Mass at St. Peter’s tomb, visit the tomb of John Paul the second. Then proceed to Vatican museum After Museum Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 4

ROME – ASSISI – PISA

Check out hotel Transfer to Assisi. Assisi is the land of St. Francis and St. Clare. Visit the 'Porziuncula' (the first Franciscan house), the place of his death and the thorn-less rose garden. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis, including the tombs of St. Francis and his disciples. The Lower and Upper Basilicas are filled with world famous frescoes that depict the lives of Jesus and St. Francis, as well as other saints. Take a relaxed rosary walk with the Tour Director, visiting other important sights such as the remains of St. Clare and the famous Cross of San Damiano. Transfer to Pisa, the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 5

PISA – VENICE - PADOVA

Transfer to Padua. Visit the famous basilica of St. Anthony in Padua. The original St. Anthony of Padua Church was built in 1725 by the local Italian community of Istanbul, but was later demolished and replaced with the current building which was constructed on the same location. The current St. Anthony of Padua was built between 1906 and 1912 in the Venetian Neo-Gothic style. Proceed to the pier and board a private boat to the heart of the traditional city of Venice The St. Mark's Square. Visit St. Mark's Basilica. Also visit Murano glass showroom . Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 6

PADOVA – MILAN- ENGELBERG (SWITZERLAND)

Transfer to Milan. Visit Dumo Cathedral. The biggest and greatest example of Gothic architecture in Italy, it is the fourth largest cathedral in the world. Built between 1386 and 1577, it hosts the world's largest collection of marble statues. Proceed to the country Switzerland. There is no substitute to Switzerland in the entire world neither its beauty nor its charm can be compared with any place on the earth. Shimmering glaciers, snow capped mountains, gorgeous blue lakes, amazing views of the rolling hills, picturesque landscapes, lush meadows, beautiful villages and the glamorous cities are very enticing which leave you spell bound on your visit to this picturesque hill country. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 7

ZURICH

Proceed to visit Mt. Titles with Ice Flyer. At 10,000 feet, Mount Titles is Central Switzerland's loftiest peak exuding snow and ice that's visually stunning. An aerial cable car that delivers awesome 360-degree panoramic views of the snow-covered valleys, glaciers, lakes, forests, and mountains in Switzerland. Lunch at Mt. Titles. Returns from Engel berg to Lucerne on the way get an orientation tour of Lucerne. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 8

ZURICH - RHINE FALLS - STUTTGART

Proceed to Rhine falls to watch the waters of the with Rhine River Boat ride Than proceed to Black Forest -Cuckoo clocks depart from Black Forest and proceed to Stuttgart City Tour (The Mercedes-Benz Museum is an automobile museum in Stuttgart, Germany. It covers the history of the Mercedes-Benz brand and the brands associated with it). Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 9

STUTTGART - AMSTERDAM (NL)

After breakfast we proceed to Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age arrival Amsterdam than city tour Transfer to Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Hotel. (B, L, D).

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Day 10

AMSTERDAM – BRUSSELS – PARIS

After breakfast we proceed to Brussels than Brussels City tour after tour precede to Paris. In the evening continue to do Seine River Cruises Dinner at Restaurant over night at Hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 11

PARIS

After check out hotel Precede to City Tour - drive past Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, the Opera, Petit Palais and Grand Palais, Les Invalides and Notre Dame Cathedral. Visit Sacre Coeur Shrine of the Miraculous Medal, Eiffel Tower Transfer to Hotel.. Dinner and overnight at Hotel. (B, L, D).

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Day 12

PARIS – LOURDES

After Breakfast Transfer to Train station to catch train to Lourdes. Train departs from Paris at 6.30 and reaches at 12.00. Visit Lourdes, the famous Catholic pilgrimage center, located in the South West of France at the foot of the Pyrenees Mountains. The Virgin Mary appeared to a 14 year old girl, Bernadette. Lourdes today welcomes more than 5 million visitors annually from 150 countries. Visit the three main Basilicas, pray at the Grotto and drink water from the miraculous spring. Visit Sacre Coeur to see the Baptismal font where St. Bernadette was baptized. Lourdes city tour Then we have Lunch. Free time for religious 23activity & shopping Visit the healing waters. These are 7 pools with water coming from the Miracle Source Join the Candle Light Procession at night. Transfer to Hotel.. Dinner and overnight at Hotel. (B, L, D).

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Day 13

LOURDES – AVILA

After Breakfast proceed for Holy bath. Than Transfer to Avila the Avila city was the witness of the birth, education, conversion and the reforming and writing work of St Teresa de Jesus. Avila, that had initiated its demographic decay with the expulsion of the Jews, held the naming of Capital of the Court of Madrid, which at that moment brought natural attraction and happiness to the city’s nobles, as well as the expulsion of the Moriscos Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 14

AVILA – FATIMA

Transfer to Fatima. Visit Our Lady of Fatima church. The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared six times to three shepherd children near the town of Fathima, between 13 May and 13 October 1917. The Blessed Virgin Mary is also referred as Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima. Check-in to Hotel. Rest of the time for religious activities. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 15

FATIMA – MADRID

Transfer to Madrid.. Madrid city tour after tour Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B, L, D)

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Day 16

End of the Tour, Fly back home with pleasant memories. After continental breakfast, we check out and proceed to the Madrid Airport for your flight back home. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime.

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