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Amsterdam<br><br>

Amsterdam

7D 6N Amsterdam

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Day 1 : AMSTERDAM
See the White Cliffs of Dover as you board your ferry to Calais. Travel through Belgium and later arrive in Amsterdam, During your orientation see Dam Square and the Mint Tower followed by a Welcome Reception on a scenic canal cruise including dinner and welcome drinks. (WR) 
Hotel : Mercure Amsterdam City 

Day 2 : AMSTERDAM – RHINE CRUISE - HEIDELBERG
Travel across the German border to the Rhine Valley, Relax as you cruise along the River Rhine past terraced vineyards and medieval castles to St Goar, Pass the famous lorelei Rock, named after a mermaid who lured fishermen to their deaths with her mesmerizing song, in Heidelberg, view the red sandstone castle, one of the most important architectural structures north of the Alps, which towers above Germany’s oldest university town, (BB D) 
Hotel : Marriott Heidelberg 

Day 3 : HEIDELBERG – SCHAFFHAUSEN – LUCERNE (2 NIGHTS) Drive into the enchanting Black Forest and stop for a Local Speciality cuckoo clock marking demonstration. Visit the dramatic Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, which is the largest waterfall in Europe, Arrive later in Switzerland with its alpine scenery and enjoy magnificent views across lake Lucerne. (BB) 
Hotel : Grand Europe 

Day 4 : LUCERNE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME
Walk across the 14th century Chapel Bridge on your morning Orientation. Visit the solemn Lion Monument, commemorating the massacre of Swiss Guards in 1792. Spend the afternoon shopping in the old town for Swiss chocolates. Consider an optional experience up a local mountain for panoramic views. (BB)

Day 5 : LUCERNE – BURGUNDY WINE REGION – PARIS (2 NIGHTS)
See the changing landscape as you travel into France, through Alsace and across the Maginot Line. Continue through the Burgundy countryside one of the country’s main wine producing regions, famous for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grape varieties. This evening you may decide to take an optional experience to see a famous Parisian Cabaret. (BB) 
Hotel : Evergreen Laurel

Day 6 : PARIS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
Your Local Expert shows you the sights, including views of the Champs Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe and the magnificent Opera House, designed by Charles Garnier and opened in 1875. Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel tower by elevator. Celebrate in the evening with your fellow travelers at a farewell dinner in a local restaurant. (BB FD)     

Day 7 : PARIS – LONDON
After breakfast say ‘au revoir’ to Paris. Cross the infamous Somme battlefields and catch a glimpse of the canadion war memorial at vimy ridge. In Calais board a ferry to dover, continuing to London by coach where your wonderful European holiday comes to an end. (BB)