Seven Countries, Venice & Paris


  • 10 days

  • Belgium

  • On the go pace

tour : 4420

Was from

£1,429pp

Now from

£1,379pp

Prices shown exclude flights and transfers

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If you want to see Western Europe’s main highlights but don’t have much time, this European tour is the vacation for you! Visit England, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and France with overnights in London, Brussels, the Frankfurt area, the Innsbruck area, the Venice area, the Lucerne area, Dijon, and Paris.

After spending some time in London, you’ll travel to Brussels on the Eurostar train, the easiest way to connect the two European cities. You will then carry on by tour coach through Germany to medieval Rothenburg, a walled town that has retained its fascinating character. Relax and take in the wonderful views of castle-crested hills, terraced vineyards, and pretty wine towns on the included scenic cruise along the Rhine River. Take a boat ride in Venice along the Giudecca Canal to St. Mark’s Square, allowing you to admire some of the palazzos and maze of streets. While in Venice, take the opportunity to watch glassblowers create their works as they have done for centuries.

Some other must-sees on this iconic Europe tour are romantic Verona, the Italian city made famous by Romeo and Juliet; Lucerne, one of Switzerland’s finest cities, situated on the shores of breathtaking Lake Lucerne and nestled within the snow-capped Swiss Alps.

Last, but not least, visit Paris, capital of France and one of the most celebrated cities on the old Continent. Here, your tour guide will show you some of the most famous sights in Paris—including the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower—on the city sightseeing tour. In a short time, this affordable European tour offers it all—historic sights, big cities, quaint towns, and scenic beauty. It’s a marvelous vacation!

Small Group Discovery

Select Cosmos Europe tours are limited to an average of just 24 guests per tour. 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 Cosmos European 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 Europe vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.

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2022 Tour itinerary

Total meals included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 3 dinners

ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

Day
1

Check into your hotel. Uniformed hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

LONDON

Day
2

A full day to savor our rich program of optional activities: take a panoramic tour of London’s landmarks, visit the Tower of London, or choose an excursion to Windsor Castle. Tonight, we recommend our optional Taste of London excursion with dinner, followed by a guided illumination cruise on the Thames River.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

LONDON–BRUSSELS, BELGIUM.

Day
3

Transfer to the railway station and board the Eurostar train to Brussels. Here, switch to your comfortable motorcoach for an orientation drive of the Belgian capital.
Today’s Distance: 232 mi/ 373 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

BRUSSELS–RHINE CRUISE, GERMANY–FRANKFURT AREA

Day
4

Journey into Germany to the shores of the mighty Rhine to enjoy an included scenic cruise. Then, on to the Frankfurt area for an overnight.
Today’s Distance: 277 mi/ 445 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FRANKFURT AREA–ROTHENBURG–INNSBRUCK AREA, AUSTRIA

Day
5

Today’s highlight is a stop in the Medieval town of Rothenburg on the Romantic Road, with its towered gates and battlements, squares, half-timbered houses, and richly decorated fountains. Continue to the Innsbruck area for an overnight.
Today’s Distance: 367 mi/ 590 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INNSBRUCK AREA–BRENNER PASS–VENICE AREA, ITALY.

Day
6

Take in the breathtaking scenery of the Alps while crossing the Europa Bridge and Brenner Pass. Arrive in Venice, where, on a boat ride along the Giudecca Canal to Piazza San Marco you’ll admire the palazzos (palaces) and maze of streets. Time at leisure to soak up the magical atmosphere of this unique city. At a glassblowing workshop, experience this Venetian art.
Today’s Distance: 245 mi/ 395 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

VENICE AREA–VERONA–LUCERNE AREA, SWITZERLAND.

Day
7

Stop in fascinating Verona for a stroll in the old city. Cross the Swiss border and enjoy the idyllic views of Canton Ticino, then on to the breathtaking beauty of Lake Lucerne.
Today’s Distance: 354 mi/ 570 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

LUCERNE AREA–DIJON, FRANCE.

Day
8

The focus of today’s visit is the Old Town of Lucerne. After that, time for an optional excursion to Mount Stanserhorn and then, journey into France for an overnight in the charming town of Dijon.
Today’s Distance: 249 mi/ 400 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

DIJON–PARIS

Day
9

Leave Dijon and travel on the autoroute to Paris to discover many of the best-known Parisian sites on the included guided sightseeing tour.
Today’s Distance: 221 mi/ 355 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

PARIS.

Day
10

Au revoir. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

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