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9-Nights European Rhapsody (Summer 2018)

European Rhapsody (Summer 2018)Discover Europe’s grandeur and the legacy of the powerful Habsburg dynasty on this soul-stirring journey of Europe’s imperial cities. Be inspired by the family heritage of royalty as you meet a castle owner in the Rhine Valley and enjoy dinner at a family home in beautiful Budapest. Your journey culminates in timeless Venice with its romantic and lavish palaces. Discover fairy-tale Germany, walking through the cobbled streets of Rothenburg with your Local Expert. Step back in time in stately Vienna as your Local Expert brings the city’s elaborate Habsburgs heritage to life and enjoy a slice of Sachertorte at one of Vienna’s decadent cafes. Learn about Venice’s fascinating gondola traditions from a gondolier during a private gathering.Authentic DinningAmsterdam: Toast to the travels ahead during your Welcome Dinner of modern European cuisine at Humphrey’s Restaurant Spuistraat, a trendy eatery located in the heart of the city and surrounded by 17th century homes.Budapest: Experience authentic dining alongside passionate locals.Vienna: Since 1876, Cafe Central has been the local haunt for the elite, including revolutionary Trotsky and psychoanalyst Freud. Still a meeting place for philosophers and storytellers, this is where you’ll feast on delicious Viennese specialities alongside a local who will share tales from a by-gone era.Venice: Savour dinner at a local restaurant and then enjoy a short stroll to St Mark’s Square at twilight. Sip Bellini cocktails alongside the canals, while being serenaded by an ensemble of talented musicians and soak up the calming atmosphere long after the day-trippers have returned to their mainland hotels.Dinning Summary: 9 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 1 Morning Tea (MT) and 4 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.Insight ExperiencesRhine Valley: The beautiful scenery of the Rhine River is supplemented by the many castles dotted along its banks. Delight in a private estate viewing of one of these Rhineland castles, to learn more about these living cultural monuments upon the Middle Rhine.Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber: Be transported to the Middle Ages, as you explore the cobbled streets of this well-preserved town with your Local Expert.Prague: Bewitched by the gargoyles of St Vitus Cathedral and ghosts of Bohemian Kings, this majestic city is where you’ll join a Local Expert on a private guided tour through the courtyards of Prague Castle.Budapest: Visiting the Central Market Hall is a foodie's dream. Accompanied by your Local Expert, wander three levels of stalls, brimming with mouthwatering salamis, spicy paprika, Hungarian wines and a whole lot of Pálinka.Vatican City: Be among the select few to enjoy VIP access to the Vatican Museums and see the Bramante Staircase and Michelangelo’s ceiling in the Sistine Chapel.Venice: Witness the ancient skill of glassblowing while watching artisans create delicate works of art.Venice: Meet a gondolier and learn about the age-old tradition of gondola navigation.Top Rated HighlightsEurostar: Relax on the smooth, high-speed Eurostar train as you journey from London to Europe via the revolutionary Channel Tunnel.Amsterdam: Cruise in a glass-topped boat through the city's historic waterways, where wealthy merchants built mansions during the Golden Age of the 17th century.Vienna: Walk through the first district, Inner Stadt, as your Local Expert reveals why this is the historic core of the city.Florence: Join a Local Expert to view the multi-coloured marble cathedral, bell tower and baptistery, adorned with Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise.Additional five Star ServicesOur highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom.Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.You may purchase arrival transfers from London Heathrow and Gatwick airports on arrival days, or when additional nights accommodation has been booked through Insight Vacations. If your departure flights are as per the itinerary end dates, departure transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way to the airport. Alternatively, please make your own way from/to the airport.

9 nights from $3172 per person

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of Nights: 9
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Departure Dates:
From:Until:From Price:
4/27/20185/8/2018 $3285
6/22/20187/3/2018 $3217
7/6/20187/17/2018 $3172
9/7/201810/5/2018 $3285
12/21/20181/1/2019 $3532
   
Remarks: Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability and change without notice. Prices reflect land only accommodations, airfare is additional. Blackout dates/seasonal supplements may apply. Tour prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. Prices displayed reflect available discounted rates such Early Payment Discount or Red Hot Deal (discounts are not combinable). Discounts may be withdrawn at anytime, book early to confirm space.

 

 

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