Europe's Cosmopolitan Cities: Amsterdam, Brussels & Paris
Delve into the cosmopolitan allure of three of Europe's most culturally engaging cities, plus explore the world-famous Keukenhof Gardens. Get to know Amsterdam on a canal cruise before tasting your way around a local neighborhood on a multi-stop lunch tour. Choose how you explore Belgium: spend the day in medieval Bruges or dynamic Brussels. Travel from Brussels to Paris via the high-speed Thalys train. Explore the hilltop Parisian arrondissement of Montmatre. Enjoy a full day to explore Paris as you please before bidding Europe adieu with a farewell dinner cruise along the Seine. Art, cuisine, and history unfold before you as you experience the grandeur of Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris.
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- Offer valid through 12/31/2021
- 10 Days
|Day 1||Amsterdam||You're on your way to discover some of Europe's most intriguing cities. From the canals of Amsterdam to the historic city of Brussels and the iconic boulevards of Paris, you'll experience a dynamic mix of cultures, cuisine, and history across the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.|
|Day 2||Amsterdam||Your tour begins in Amsterdam, the thriving 800-year-old capital of Holland. Take the day to get settled in and explore the city before joining your fellow travelers for a delicious welcome dinner. After getting your fill of local flavor, you may choose to cap off your night by joining your Tour Manager for a stroll through Amsterdam's famous Red Light District.|
|Day 3||Amsterdam||See the city the way it's meant to be seen - by canal. On your private boat, cruise under sloping bridges and pass by quintessential Dutch houses as you hear stories of the city's past and present. Step off the boat and into a local neighborhood where you'll explore further with your taste buds on a lunchtime tasting tour. The rest of the afternoon and evening is yours to discover Amsterdam as you wish.|
|Day 4||Amsterdam||Feel as if you've stepped back in time at Zaanse Schans, a living community that gives you a glimpse into traditional 18th century life. Stroll along the grounds and see working windmills and craftsman workshops, or try some local specialties like Dutch pancakes and Gouda cheese. Head to the quaint harbor village of Edam that's best known for its cheese and history as a thriving port city in the 16th century. Enjoy your last evening in Amsterdam at your leisure.|
|Day 5||Amsterdam||Before you bid the Netherlands farewell, explore the world-famous Keukenhof Gardens, featuring acres of tranquil ponds, shaded paths, and more than 7 million tulips and other flowers on exhibit. Arrive this afternoon in Brussels, the multicultural hub of the European Union with a unique and eclectic vibe. Get to know your home for the next 2 nights before enjoying dinner in the heart of historic Brussels.|
|Day 6||Brussels||Today, experience Belgium how you wish, because it's your choice! Spend the day in Bruges, exploring the cobblestone streets, canals, and romantic bridges of this fairytale town -OR- stay in Brussels and join a local guide for a panoramic city tour and a visit to Parlamentarium - an interactive museum that showcases the history of the EU Parliament and how it works today.|
|Day 7||Brussels||Zip through the Ardennes and the French countryside on the incredibly efficient high-speed Thalys train, arriving in Paris in less than 2 hours. Say bonjour to this capital city's alluring blend of culture, cuisine, and history in the hilltop arrondissement of Montmarte, where hip bohemia meets sky-high basilicas like the iconic SacrE-Cour. Settle into your hotel and enjoy an evening to explore your new neighborhood at your leisure. Perhaps you'll consider an optional dinner at the dynamic Paradis Latin* cabaret show, featuring champagne, can-can dancers, and endless excitement.|
|Day 8||Paris||Get to know Paris in a way that fits you best, because it's your choice! See Paris' most iconic sights like the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees, Ile de la CitE, and Place Vendome on a panoramic city tour -OR- hop on Le MEtro with a local guide for a walking tour of the medieval Marais neighborhood and the gardens and arcades of the Palais Royale. This afternoon, you may choose an optional guided tour at the renowned Louvre Museum** or spend your free time simply doing as the Parisians do and relax at a sidewalk cafE.|
|Day 9||Paris||Today is yours to explore more of what Paris has to offer. Perhaps you will join an optional excursion to the magnificent Palace of Versailles** and walk through its storied halls and stunning gardens. As the sun fades and the "City of Light" debuts its sparkling grandeur, join your traveling companions for a dinner cruise along the Seine and to toast the end of a wonderful journey with Paris twinkling all around you.|
|Day 10||Paris||Bid Europe au revoir as your tour comes to a close today.|
- Eden Hotel - Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Pullman Brussels Centre Midi - Brussels,
- Le Meridien Etoile - Paris, France
- * NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.