8 Day Classic Amsterdam, Bruges & Paris

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$2469* $1849
$2669* $1899
Apr 22  (Sold Out) $2549* $1899
$2219* $1529
$2389* $1789
$2369* $1789
Jun 03  (Sold Out) $2659* $1899
Jun 17  (Sold Out) $2589* $1899
Jun 24  (Sold Out) $2699* $1899
$2389* $1579
$2619* $1849
$2239* $1479
$2349* $1579
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$2049* $1349
$2379* $1739
$2489* $1849
$2329* $1689
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$2479* $1899
$2219* $1579
$2059* $1479

*Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.

Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.

Is This Trip Right for You?

This moderately active trip covers a fair amount of ground each day. Expect from three to four hours walking every touring day. The pace is moderate, however, you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes.

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DAY 1, Monday - Depart for the Netherlands
Depart for the Netherlands

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Amsterdam
Arrive in Amsterdam and transfer to your hotel. Most flights arrive in the early morning and your room may not be ready for you. In this case, leave your luggage with the concierge and your Tour Manager will provide suggestions for you to begin to explore the city on your own. Tonight, your tour begins at 6:00 PM when you join your Tour Manager for a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting that outlines the delightful tour that awaits you. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in Amsterdam no later than 4:00 PM on Day 2 of the itinerary, or earlier if possible. Afterwards, savor a Welcome Dinner together
Overnight: Amsterdam
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday - Amsterdam Canal Tour and Volendam
This morning, board a glass-top boat for a delightful cruise of the winding canals for an up-close view of stately historic mansions, 16th-century gabled merchant houses, and charming churches with bell towers. This afternoon, enjoy a tour of traditional Holland that includes a visit to Volendam, a charming fishing village on the old Zuiderzee. Next, visit a cheese farm and see a historic windmill and clogmakers. Tonight, you may wish to participate in the optional dinner at a cozy Dutch restaurant followed by a walking tour with your guide to explore the notorious "Red Light" district. The classical architecture of Amsterdam truly comes alive at night
Optional: Amsterdam by Night with dinner (PM)
Overnight: Amsterdam
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Brussels City Tour
This morning, travel through Holland's open fields, criss-crossed with canals and windmills to reach Belgium. Arriving to the capital city of Brussels, enjoy a tour with guided views of the Atomium, Palace of Justice, and 17th-century Grand Place with its decorated guild houses. Stroll the city center to view the famous Mannekin Pis fountain. Afterward, continue to the city of Bruges, also known as the "Venice of the North", and home to some of Europe's best preserved medieval buildings. Tonight, dinner is in a local restaurant
Overnight: Bruges
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Friday - Bruges City Tour
This morning, enjoy a delightful orientation in Bruges with its charming squares and historic buildings. The tour takes you first to view the Lake of Love (Minnewater) and the Beguinage convent. Continue with a walking tour of the city's medieval district, where you will visit Our Lady's Church, which houses the famous Madonna statue by Michelangelo, the Market Square and Belfry, and the Town Hall Square with its Chapel of the Holy Blood. Later, depart Bruges for Paris where you will have the evening at leisure, or you can join the optional tour to discover the "City of Lights" with the illumination tour and dinner in a typical French bistro
Optional: Illuminated Paris and dinner (PM)
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday - Paris City Tour
This morning, enjoy a guided city tour of Paris* including a drive along the Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe. View the Eiffel Tower, Cathedral of Notre Dame, Les Invalides (which houses Napoleon's Tomb), the Latin Quarter, and the lively Opera district. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore Paris on your own, or join the optional tour of Versailles Palace where you will see classical French architecture at its most decadent
*For the Jul 8 departure sightseeing in Paris may be effected due to local events
Optional: Versailles Apartments (PM)
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday - Full Day in Paris
Spend the day at leisure in Paris. Explore the countless museums, such as the Louvre and Orsay, relax in the Luxembourg gardens or shop in the capital of fashion. You may wish to join the optional guided tour of the Louvre museum in the morning where you will enjoy the expertise of a professional guide. You will see some of the most famous art works of all time, highlighted by the Venus de Milo, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, and the museum’s most reputed masterpiece, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Tonight, conclude your journey with a Farewell Reception and say goodbye to your fellow travelers and Tour Manager.
Optional: Louvre Museum Tour (AM)**
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Monday - Depart France
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Optional Tours

An evening to experience the excitement of one of Europe's most cosmopolitan cities. You will enjoy a dinner of local specialties in a traditional and cozy Dutch restaurant, with drinks included. Then we take a guided walking tour which will explore the notorious "Red Light" district. This intriguing and secretive area is home to Amsterdam’s “nocturnal trades” and coffee shops, as well as many trendy bars and restaurants. Your expert guide will lead you through the small streets and winding canals where you’ll see that the classical architecture of Amsterdam truly comes alive at night.

Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #3 26 Dec 2018 - 15 Apr 2019 $110.00
16 Apr 2019 - 07 Apr 2020 $114.00
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Discover the "City of Lights" with the Illumination tour and dinner in a typical French Bistro. Enjoy the traditional atmosphere and music while being served delicious specialties and unlimited wine in a Parisian restaurant. Then see the striking floodlit monuments as we drive the Champs Elysees and along the River Seine, viewing Concorde Square, Notre Dame, the Louvre and its glass pyramid, and of course the Eiffel Tower.

*Please note that in the Summer part of the tour may be operated in the daylight

Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #5 26 Dec 2018 - 15 Apr 2019 $95.00
16 Apr 2019 - 07 Apr 2020 $98.00
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Relive the glorious period of Louis XIV, XV and XVI as you pace one of the largest and most influential formal gardens in the world. Today's tour takes you to Versailles Palace to witness the grandeur of French classical architecture. Visit the Palace and extravagant State Apartments, including a guided visit to the Reception Halls, the Royal Bedroom, and the Hall of Mirrors. You will also have time to walk the palace grounds and formal gardens, designed by Andre le Notre, at your leisure. Enjoy VIP access and skip the lines on this unforgettable tour.

Approximate tour duration is 4.5 hours.

Day #6 04 Apr 2019 - 15 Apr 2019 $97.00
16 Apr 2019 - 07 Apr 2020 $92.00
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Enjoy a visit to one of the most famous landmarks in Paris, the Louvre Museum. First stop to marvel at the modern pyramid amid the classical medieval fortress. Then continue on your tour to view some of the most famous art works of all time, highlighted by the Venus de Milo, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, and the museum’s most reputed masterpiece, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. At the end of the tour, you may remain at the Louvre to continue your exploration or to explore the center of Paris independently. Alternatively, you may choose to return to the hotel.

Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #7 03 Apr 2019 - 03 Nov 2019 $89.00
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