Magical Europe

Featuring:
Spain: Barcelona, Girona
France: Grenoble, Nimes, Mirmande
Switzerland: Geneva, Gstaad, Grindelward, Lucerne, Zurich
Italy: Milan, Rome, Florence, Pisa, Venice
Austria: Innsbruck, Kitzbuhel, Salzburg, Vienna
Hungary: Budapest

Starting From $2,110.00 Land Only

Duration 15 Days

EU-15

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Charming Travel Destinations, Travel Agencies & Bureaus, El Monte, CA

Experience the magic of Europe. From walking on ancient cobblestone streets of Barcelona, Spain to the numerous historic and cultural sights of France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Hungary. I’m sure you’ve abundantly read about how beautiful cities in these countries are, but now it’s time to experience Magical Europe. So travel to Europe soon and enjoy this Tour today!

This Tour Package Includes:

Tour Highlights:

  • Ramblas in Spain
  • Mirmande in France
  • Cailler Chocolate Factory in Switzerland
  • Cable Car Ride in Switzerland
  • Duomo Square in Italy
  • Vatican City in Italy
  • Roman Coliseum of Italy
  • Mountains of Kitzbuhel in Austria
  • Cruise on Danube River in Hungary
  • 17 Meals Included
  • and More

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees, passport fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional Tours (If applicable)
*This is a Guaranteed English Speaking Tour
*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date
* Escorted Group Tour by coach

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Have any questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions Section.

  • Day 1: Barcelona, Spain
    Upon arrival in Barcelona, transfer to the hotel and check in. The remainder of the day will be yours to enjoy.
  • Day 2: Barcelona
    In the morning, take a tour of the city, its Ramblas, the works of Gaudi, the memories of the Olympic Games. The afternoon will be free at your own leisure to enjoy. (B)
  • Day 3: Barcelona ~ Grenoble, France
    Depart Barcelona for the North of Catalonia. A stroll in Girona and its very beautiful historic center, with the cathedral standing out with its great staircase. Pass the border to France and cross Provence. Stop in Nimes, which was an important city in the Roman Empire, where concerts and bullfighting are still held in its ancient amphitheatre, almost 2,000 years old. Also see the Pont Du Gard, or Gard Bridge, an impressive Roman aqueduct. At the end of the afternoon, stop in Mirmande, a magnificently well preserved “Provencal” village, with great views over the Rhone Valley.   (B, D)
  • Day 4: Grenoble ~ Gstaad, Switzerland
    Travel to Switzerland. In Geneva, visit the Palace of Nations, the headquarters of the United Nations in Europe, to the pretty English Garden with its clock made of flowers and you can admire the “Jet d’Eau”, the tallest fountain in Europe. Afterward, head to the Chillon Castle, built in the waters of the lake. Go on to the picturesque walled village of Gruyere, known worldwide for its cheese. Very nearby are a few of the main chocolate factories in Switzerland, and you will visit the Cailler Chocolate Factory, with tasting included. Continue along little roads amidst bucolic Mountain countryside and very picturesque wooden villages. Arrive in Gstaad, a pretty village with its wooden houses. (B)
  • Day 5: Gstaad ~ Zurich
    Today’s stage takes you through the beautiful high mountain scenery. Pass Interlaken and go around its very beautiful lake. Arrive in Grindelward and take the Cable Car. Walk down a track to get to the “Bridges Over the Void”, an ideal place to be seduced by Swiss Alpine scenery surrounded by its glaciers and mountains. Afterward, proceed to Lucerne, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Continue to Zurich where there is time for a stroll in the center. (B, L)
  • Day 6: Zurich ~ Milan, Italy
    Travel to Burglen, the tiny village where William Tell was born. You will see the chapel of the XVI century with paintings illustrating his life. Afterwards, reach the enchanting little town of Morcote, with its houses made of stone, and covered with flowers. Enter Italy and stop in Como, on the shores of its lake. The city highlights the Gothic Cathedral. Arrive in Milan where you will visit the impressive Duomo Square. (B)
  • Day 7: Milan ~ Rome
    Today, continue to Pisa. On a tourist train, you will travel to the Piazza Del Miracoli, where there will be time to admire one of the most alluring and beautiful art complexes in Italy, including the well known Leaning Tower of Pisa. Continue to Rome and check in at the hotel on arrival. (B)

  • Day 8: Rome
    In the morning, take a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to the “Eternal City”. Enter the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal center of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica at  your own expense. Visit the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport you in time so that you can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. (B)
  • Day 9: Rome ~ Florence
    Depart Rome and head north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Florence, you will head to the Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. In the evening, you will have an opportunity to walk through the historic center, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and Piazza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. You will have free time to explore. (B)
  • Day 10: Florence ~ Venice
    Today, enjoy the stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in Venice, and board a Vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic center. Visit the marvelous St. Mark’s and enter the marvelous Basilica. Afterwards, you shall be able to visit the Murano Glass Factory. It is marvelous to see the technique how this ancient glass is made. Free leisure time to explore the city afterward. (B)
  • Day 11: Venice ~ Kitzbuhel, Austria
    Depart from Venice and travel to Austria. Arrive to Innsbruck and stroll in the historic center. Travel along a very pretty scenic road between the mountains to Kitzbuhel and see this picturesque little village, a famous ski resort where you can enjoy snow for a large part of the year. (B, D)
  • Day 12: Kitzbuhel ~ Vienna
    Get to know Austria more thoroughly. Travel between mountains to Salzburg, to the beautiful streets of the historic centre of this city declared a World Heritage site. Go on your way between lakes and mountains. A very beautiful scenic stage in the Alps. Stop at St. Wolfgang, a famous place of pilgrimage in Austria. Continue to Traunkirchen along with the very beautiful Traunsee Lake, where you will take a Cruise on the lake to see four castles and disembarking in Gmunden. Continue to Vienna after. (B)
  • Day 13: Vienna
    Today, take a scenic visit around Vienna and experience its majestic avenues, its palaces, and the vibrant city center. Afterwards, head to the Schonbrunn Palace where you can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. In the evening, go to the City Hall Square to enjoy the lighting and the nightlife in the neighboring streets. (B)
  • Day 14: Vienna ~ Budapest, Hungary
    Depart for Hungary. Arrive in Budapest and discover the “Queen of the Danube” on a scenic tour. This city is divided by the Danube, with historic Buda on one side and cosmopolitan “Pest” on the opposite bank. Take a Boat Tour on the Danube River; the views of the city and parliament are impressive. After the tour, the rest of the day will be yours to enjoy. (B)
  • Day 15: Budapest ~ Home
    Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end. (B)
*This is a Guaranteed English Speaking Tour
*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date
* Escorted Group Tour by coach

 

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the group size of this tour?
    Tourist from all over the world join this tour and it can vary from 4 passengers to 45 passengers.
  2. What kind of tour is this?
    This is an Escorted Group Tour by coach with an English speaking guide. This guided tour features the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.
  3. How much does single supplement or triple sharing cost?
    Single supplement costs an additional $1025USD and triple sharing has a $70USD deduction.
  4. Which entrance fees are covered in this tour?
    Boat cruise in Vaporetto, venice, Traunse Lake in Traunkirchen, danube River in Budapest. Train in Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa. Cable Car ride in Grindwald. Chillon catle; Cailler chocolate factory. Coliseum of Rome, Saint Mark's Basilica and Murano Glass Factory in Venice.
  5. Does this tour include any flights?
    This is a Land Only package tour and it does not include any flights. Please contact us for international flight rates.
  6. What if I don’t want to join the tour some days or only join for half a day?
    Due to this is a group tour, you will need to follow the group for the entire program and cannot deviate. Any deviation will result in a penalty at the discretion of the local office.
  7. Is there a luggage limit?
    The luggage allowed for each passenger on our Europe tours is limited to one piece of a maximum of 66lbs (note airlines and trains have their own limits, normally lower). We may refuse to accept excessively bulky luggage.
  8. Will someone help me with my luggage?
    Porterage is not included and you are responsible to handle your own luggage at all times.
  9. What mode of transportation will be used?
    This tour will use a Coach unless specifically stated.
  10. Will the bus have toilets?
    Some coaches may have toilets available, travelers are asked to limit its use (due to odors and absence of places where emptying and cleaning). Some coaches are fitted with toilets provided on a fee paying basis.
  11. Are the tours wheelchair friendly?
    Our Europe coaches are not equipped with access ramps for wheelchairs.
  12. What do I do if I want to extend my stay?
    Contact us and let us know if you want pre or post and how many days.
  13. How long is the duration of tour?
    A full day of tour is scheduled from around 8am to 7pm
  14. Can three guests stay in the same room?
    Europe has small rooms and in some countries it may be difficult to have 3 beds in a room. It may be a fold out bed or sofa bed. We do not recommend triple rooms/ triple sharing for 3 adults, we would suggest this for families travelling with a child.
  15. Can we change the meal plan?
    Charming Travel Destinations offers vegetarian meal options for travelers. Regrettably, we cannot accommodate certain food options in Europe like Gluten Free or Halal. Please inquire if you have any allergies we need to know about.
  16. What information do I need to provide to book?
    Please provide legal names, email address, phone number, mailing address, number of rooms (single-triple occupancy), travel insurance preference, birth dates, and passport information.
  17. Do I need a visa to visit Europe?
    In 2019, a Visa is not required for travelers with U.S. or Canadian passports to most countries in Europe.
  18. How much is the deposit to reserve a spot in the tour?
    For Land Only, the deposit is $300USD. For Land + Air packages, the deposit will be 50% of overall tour price
  19. Are there gratuities included? If not included, how much?
    Gratuities are not included and we suggest the equivalence of $10USD in euro per person per day.
  20. When should I expect to receive my travel documents and confirmations?
    Travel Documents and Hotel confirmations will be emailed out 1 week before arrival.
  21. What time can we check-in or out?
    The hotel check in is usually about 2pm and check out is 10am. If you want your room to be available for more time, consider booking an extra night.
  22. Are Airport Transfers included?
    Transfers are included & could be private or shared with other passengers. Airport must be located within 25 miles. Driver will wait a maximum of 1 hour. In case you are retained or delayed, it is your responsibility to contact the transfer number provided with your travel documents.

 

  • Hotel Ibis Baden Neuenhof – Zurich, Switzerland or similar*
    Alte Zürcherstrasse 53, 5432 Neuenhof, Switzerland

    The ibis Baden Neuenhof hotel is ideally located for arriving by car or by train. Baden train station is 10 minutes away by bus and there is a bus stop directly in front of the hotel. A garage and outdoor parking are also available, along with charging st ations for electric cars. The bar is open around the clock for snacks and drinks. The River Limmat is just 656 feet (200 meters) from the hotel and offers the perfect location for a walk or run. The hotel also has free WIFI.

    Check In Time: From 2:00 PM
    Check Out Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Website:  https://www.accorhotels.com

     

     

  • Hotel Cristoforo Colombo – Rome, Italy or similar*
    Via Cristoforo Colombo, 710, 00144 Roma RM, Italy

    This charming hotel is made up of 4 buildings close to each other and has got a total availability of 323 rooms, each one thought to assure great comfort, recently renovated, elegantly furnished and equipped to make Guests feel at ease. Rooms have got a balcony and the majority of them has got a bathtub or a comfortable "italian style" shower. Precious wood and coloured carpet enrich the environment. All rooms, simply decorated with white wood, colorful mosaic and parquet fabrics, offer any kind of comfort, such as electronic safe, digital TV, minibar, hairdryer, air conditioning system and direct line telephone. All rooms can be “non-smoking”.

    Check In Time: From 2:00 PM
    Check Out Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Website:  https://www.gruppoloan.it

  • Hotel Ibis Firenze Nord Aeroporto – Florence, Italy or similar*
    Via Volturno, 5, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino FI, Italy

    The ibis Firenze Nord Aeroporto hotel is located near to Florence Airport and a few miles from the city's historic center, the Ponte Vecchio bridge and the Uffizi Gallery. The hotel offers a free outdoor car park and is also perfect for business trips, thanks to its 4 meeting rooms. Air-conditioned rooms with free WIFI. Hearty buffet breakfast, bar with snacks and drinks available 24 hours a day and an ibis Kitchen restaurant serving a selection of wines and Tuscan specialties.

    Check In Time: From 2:00 PM
    Check Out Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Website: https://www.accorhotels.com

  • Hotel Duca D’Aosta – Venice, Italy or similar*
    Piazza Narbonne, 8, 11100 Aosta AO, Italy

    Retro Italian style of themid-1900s, warmed-up by the fire of a fascinating fireplace. The 60 rooms (Suite, Deluxe,Classic Duca, Comfort and Economy) offer mid-century modern design and top  residential comforts – traditional French oak wood floor, stone showers and  Kaldewei bath tub, Aosta Valley natural bathroom amenities from Dr. Nicola line, optimal  sleep with Myform Dorelan mattress, IndelB minibar, Tea and coffee Set, free Wi-Fi and LAN internet access, LED TV with satellite and Skyconnection and laptop safe.

    Check In Time: From 2:00 PM
    Check Out Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Website:  http://www.alpissima.it

  • Hotel Kitzbuhel Alpen – Austria or similar*
    Oberndorf in Tirol, Penzingweg 5

    All rooms are equipped with bath or shower/WC, balcony, cable-TV and telephone. The quiet located terrace, the hotelbar and hotel's own café "Kitzerl" invite you to spend some cosy hours. We offer also a sauna with whirlpool, steambath, fitnessroom, children's play room and an elevator. The hotel is located right next to the cable car station 'Penzing'

    Check in: 2:00pm
    Check out: 10:00am

     

     

     

  • Senator Hotel Vienna – Austria or similar*
    Hernalser Hauptstraße 105, 1170 Wien, Austria

    Modern, lively but in a quiet location nevertheless. A place of retreat during an exciting city trip. All 179 rooms are fully air-conditioned and noise-insulated and offer space and the opportunity to relax.

    Check in: 2:00pm
    Check out: 11:00am

    Website:  https://www.rainer-hotels.at

  • Landhaus Hotel – Gstaad, Switzerland or similar*
    Dorfstrasse 74, 3792 Gstaad, Switzerland

    It’s what you have always yearned for when it comes to alpine comfort: tastefully-renovated yet still distinctly cozy rooms. Finished with a regionally typical rustic wood look, all Landhaus rooms have a unique warmth. But modern amenities abound: flat-screen TVs, comfortable seating areas, en suite bathrooms with WC, shower or bath, free wireless internet throughout the property, and much more. And after a good night’s rest, the fresh selections of our comprehensive breakfast buffet await. That alpine dream is fast becoming reality!

    Check In Time: From 2:00 PM
    Check Out Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Website:  https://www.landhaus-saanen.ch

  • Fira Congress Hotel – Barcelona, Spain or similar*
    Polígono Industrial de la Pedrosa, Carrer de José Agustín Goytisolo, 9, 11, 08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

    The standard room at Hotel Fira Congress Barcelona is 23m2 and features an open floor plan with a lot of natural light. It’s a comfortable room in neutral tones with a modern design that will make you feel right at home. It has 2 single beds or 1 double bed, a sofa and a designer bathroom with a rain shower, which is ideal for relaxing. The bathroom also has a hairdryer, make-up mirror and free toiletries. You’ll find all sorts of amenities in the room with a phone and flat screen TV. Wi-Fi.

    Check In Time: From 2:00 PM
    Check Out Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Website:  https://www.firacongress.com

  • Novotel Grenoble Nord- France or similar*
    1625 Route de Veurey, 38340 Voreppe, France

    Spacious, contemporary design and adaptable, the Novotel room is truly a place for living. Perfect for all your needs. The Novotel Grenoble Nord Voreppe has 114 rooms with views of the Vercors mountains and Chartreuse. Free WIFI is available throughout the hotel. Combine work and relaxation in complete serenity. Our Superior Room combines modern decor, ergonomics and high-tech facilities, including tea and coffee making facilities, free WIFI and minibar.

    Check In Time: From 2:00 PM
    Check Out Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Website:  https://www.novotel-grenoble.com

  • Danubius Hotel Arena – Budapest, Hungary or similar*
    1-3. Ifjúság útja, 1148 Budapest, Hungary

    Our hotel has 379 comfortable, Mediterranean-style rooms: choose from our range of air-conditioned, twin, double or triple rooms, for whatever best suits your needs. And don’t forget to bring your swimsuit with you! Our guests can also use our wellness facilities.

    Check in: 3:00pm
    Check out: 11:00am
    Website: https://www.danubiushotels.com

  • IH Milano Lorrentegio – Milan, Italy or similar*
    Via Lorenteggio, 278, 20152 Milano MI, Italy

    Our hotel is perfect for both leisure and business trips, and also for families with children: we have the best solution for any need you may have. Besides our Standard or Superior rooms, adjoining rooms for disabled people are also available. Our 128 rooms are completely soundproofed. They are all bright and finely furnished and were renovated in 2017. They are all equipped to make your stay pleasant and relaxing: air conditioning, safe, TV with free Mediaset Premium channels (Football, Champions League, Premium Cinema), writing desk, free national phone calls, private bathroom with shower or bathtub, hairdryer, hypo-allergenic pillows, courtesy set, mini-bar and high-quality mattresses to ensure excellent quality sleep.

    Check In Time: From 2:00 PM
    Check Out Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Website: https://ih-hotelsmilanolorenteggio.com

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Prices are based on per person, double occupancy. Charming Travel Destination guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee departure. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another of similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment. We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip. No visa is required for all US passport holders.

*This is a Guaranteed English Speaking Tour
*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date
* Escorted Group Tour by coach

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