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Select Cosmos 2021 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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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Au revoir. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Concrete and brick commercial hotel in modern nine-story complex located at Hammersmith, 1/4 mile from train station.
Conveniently located in the Woluwe area, well linked to the NATO Headquarters and European Parliament, Ramada Brussels Woluwe combines a stylish property with the advantages of a modern setting. Have a taste of Belgian bistronomy at the brasserie restaurant overlooking Brussels, relax with a glass of wine at the trendy lounge bar or just enjoy a sweet moment at the chocolate corner and Tea lobby. Feel cozy thanks to the warm and welcoming color design of the 161 sound-proofed and air-conditioned rooms, finely equipped with satellite TV, a work desk and a safe deposit box. Other amenities include Free Wi-Fi throughout the property and an on-site gym and fitness area.
Modern style in small town near Bad Homburg; 4 km to A5 Kassel-Frankfurt motorway; 20 km to Frankfurt and its famous fairground.
The Bon Alpina hotel is located in the middle of the village Igls, only a few walking minutes from the ski lifts of the Olympic ski area Patscherkofel and only 6 kilometers from the city of Innsbruck.
Situated on the Riviera del Brenta and founded in 1965,the hotel is still family run. hotel Poppi offers 100 rooms and a renowned restaurant.
Hotel Ibis Kriens is located in Kriens at the foot of the Mount Pilatus. By train you are in 5 minutes in Lucerne city center.
Hotel Campanile Clémenceau is located not far from the historic city centre of Dijon where numerous shops, bars and restaurants are. Relax with a drink and snacks in the lounge bar or enjoy the terrace. All 90 air-conditioned comfortable guestrooms are contemporary refurbished and have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and coffee/tea maker facilities. Complimentary wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel.
The hotel is located in Montrouge, in the south of Paris, close to the business districts, Montparnasse train station and Arcueil. The hotel has 115 colorful, soundproofed and air-conditioned rooms with free WIFI access, a children's play area, an interior garden and a snack bar.
This 185-room hotel is situated 25 minutes from Orly Airport and 20 minutes from the Paris city center. All guestrooms have modern comforts including air conditioning, Sweet Bed bedding, and free Wi-Fi access. The property offers on-site dining at the Deli Styles, a culinary collaboration between France and the United States.
Our expert Tour Directors help you get the most out of every place you visit - and have a 96% customer satisfaction rating.
We’re delighted to have achieved the Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended endorsement for customer experience.
We are a member of ABTA and our flight-inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL. If your holiday is cancelled for any reason, you’ll receive a full refund.