Your 17-day affordable European tour features some of the most dynamic and historic capitals on the continent. From Paris to Vienna, and major points in between, you’ll become familiar with legendary cities such as Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Prague. You’ll sightsee with a knowledgeable local guide who will share the history, culture, and local nuances in each city. You’ll see the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées, and Eiffel Tower in Paris; the Grand Place in Brussels; Prague’s 1410 Astronomical Clock and the 1357 Charles Bridge; as well as Vienna’s State Opera in “The City of Music” where the masterpieces of Mozart, Beethoven Brahms, and Strauss are heard. You’ll see Amsterdam from a canal cruise – the best way to see this unique city! Enjoy visiting some of Europe’s smaller – but fascinating – cities. See the world’s largest diamond district in Antwerp, and the historic streets of Dresden to hear the bells of the Zwinger Palace Glockenspiel. You’ll also walk through Tábor’s medieval Old Town in the Czech Republic. At the end of your European Capitals tour, you’ll enjoy a Monograms vacation in Budapest. Traveling by high-speed train from Vienna to the bustling Hungarian capital to enjoy a guided sightseeing tour and plenty free time to explore independently. You’ll spend three fascinating days in Budapest to experience guided sightseeing tours of Matthias Coronation Church, Heroes’ Square, and a drive up to Fishermen’s Bastion. With so many once-in-a-lifetime experiences to discover during your affordable European vacation, you’ll treasure the priceless memories all the more.
Visits to Rotterdam, Groningen, Bremerhaven, guided visit of the interactive German Emigration Center Museum, Tábor
PARIS Campanile Pantin (ST) or Timhotel Berthier (ST)BRUSSELS Ibis St. Catherine (ST) or Ramada La Woluwe (ST)AMSTERDAM AREA Tulip Inn Airport (ST) or Best Western Plus Amedia Airport (F)BREMERHAVEN Comfort (F)BERLIN Abba (F) or City East Berlin (ST)PRAGUE Clarion Congress (F)VIENNA Star Inn Schönbrunn (ST) or Kavalier (ST)BUDAPEST Continental (F)
Buffet breakfasts daily; 4 dinners, including dinners at local restaurants in Brussels and Vienna
December 27 Departure-New Year’s in Amsterdam including reveillon dinner
Private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach; high-speed train; canal cruise in Amsterdam