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Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select Europe dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
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Welcome to Amsterdam! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
AMSTERDAM Guided canal cruise. Visit a Diamond Centre. Free time this afternoon and evening.
RHINE RIVER Scenic cruise.
HEIDELBERG Take pictures of the red-walled castle ruins. LF Enjoy a beer at the Kulturbrauerei Heidelberg before driving to Karlsruhe.
348 mi / 560 km
BLACK FOREST LF Woodcarving demonstration followed by Kaffee und Schwarzwaldkuchen (coffee and Black Forest Cake).
RHINE FALLS Take pictures of the waterfalls before continuing to Lucerne.
LUCERNE Free time this afternoon and evening.
211 mi / 340 km
LUCERNE Walking tour includes the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge.
VADUZ Orientation walk and free time to browse.
INNSBRUCK Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof.
205 mi / 330 km
VENICE Private Boat Ride. Orientation includes St. Mark’s Square, the Bridge of Sighs and a glassblower demonstration. LF Special dinner at Rossopomodoro restaurant.
261 mi / 420 km
A scenic drive across the Apennine Hills and through vine- and olive-clad Tuscany to Rome.
354 mi / 570 km
ROME Guided sightseeing includes the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, and the Colosseum. Free time this afternoon.
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Rome with an excursion to discover the city’s best hidden secrets. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
FLORENCE Guided sightseeing includes Michelangelo’s masterpiece, David, at the Academy of Fine Arts. See Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze Gates of Paradise, and Signoria Square. Free time this afternoon.
193 mi / 310 km
PISA Take pictures of the Leaning Tower en route to Monte Carlo.
280 mi / 450 km
NICE Drive along the Promenade des Anglais.
LYON Old Town walking tour. Free time to browse before dinner at the hotel.
311 mi / 500 km
Scenic drive through Burgundy with its vineyards and châteaux en route to Paris.
292 mi / 470 km
PARIS Guided sightseeing includes sights of the Opéra, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysées, and a Seine cruise.
Travel by high-speed Eurostar Train to London, arriving in the afternoon.
Today’s Distance: 305 mi / 492 km
Guided sightseeing includes St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Overlooking the leafy Rembrandt park, this modern high-rise 446 room hotel has a skybar and open kitchen restaurant located on the 17th floor, with the highest rooftop terrace in Amsterdam offering spectacular panoramic views of the city. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in all guestrooms and public areas and there is also a sauna and fitness facility.
This modern 147 room property has a quiet city centre location opposite the city park. The restaurant serves local cuisine and during the summer months guests can enjoy the hotel's own beer garden and terrace.
Ideally located in the heart of Lucerne, surrounded by mountains, close to its lake boasting crystal clear waters, the historic old town, and famous Chapel Bridge. All 252 contemporary rooms have a minibar and Wi-Fi. There's a plush cocktail lounge, a stylish café, and a rooftop bar affording city views. Other facilities include a full equipped modern gym.
This centrally located 196 room hotel offers free Wi-Fi access throughout the property and has a unique rooftop wellness area offering views of the surrounding Alps, facilities include a counter-current swimming pool (45 m²), sauna, steam bath, solarium and fitness room. Dining options include 2 restaurants, as well as a wintergarden for light snacks and a bar for drinks.
The Leonardo Royal Venice Mestre, with its 244 rooms and suites, is the perfect place to enjoy a visit to the amazing city of Venice or organise your business trips and meetings. The hotel is just a few steps from Mestre railway station, from where you can easily get to to the city's highlights. Its modern rooms are airconditioned and provide a desk, a minibar and a private bathroom. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. Guests can also make use of the business center, work out at the gym or relax in the bar.
Located in Rome's city center opposite Castro Pretorio metro station, this classic hotel is housed in a historical building and boasts an in-house restaurant, a lounge bar, and cozy guestrooms. All 175 guestrooms are equipped with air conditioning, satellite flat-screen TV, and free Wi-Fi. Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica is 1.3 km from the hotel, while Rome's Termini Central Station is a 10-minute walk away.
Housed in a stately 18th-century building overlooking Piazza Santa Maria Novella, this 52-room romantic hotel has a cozy atmosphere with classic Florentine design, including beautiful stained glass windows from the Art Nouveau period. A generous breakfast buffet is served each morning in the informal breakfast room and there is an elegant bar serving cocktails and other drinks in a classically appointed room with marble floors and frescoed walls and ceilings. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all public areas and guestrooms.
Modern 7-story Hotel situated downtown, 2 blocks from the Arco River, 800 meters from Central railway station.
Mediterranean and contemporary style in bar, lobby. Nautical style for rooms - Border of Monaco.
Five-story Art Nouveau Hotel located in the city center of Lyons, near the train station and the Place Bellecourt.
Located at the foot of Sacré Coeur in the bohemian Montmartre district of Paris. This 305-room hotel is just a few hundred meters from the famous Moulin Rouge cabaret and close to the Haussman-Opéra district's department stores, bistros and bustling cafés. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all guestrooms and public areas of the hotel and there is a fitness room. A plentiful breakfast buffet is served in the bright breakfast room and there is also a trendy lounge bar for snacks and drinks with an alluring outdoor terrace.
One of the newest hotels in central London, the 494-room property is situated within walking distance of top London attractions, including the London Eye, the London Dungeons and the Imperial War Museum. The Florentine Restaurant serves a Brasserie-style menu; the bar features the best of British bubbles and craft beers as well as a range of signature cocktails; and for a relaxing cup of coffee, head to the illy Caffè bar. The hotel also boasts a fitness centre and a heated swimming pool. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for guests throughout the hotel.
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