Exclusive to Topdeck»»Paris Gourmet Picnic beside the Eiffel Tower»»Stay at our resort in the heart of Tuscany»»Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice»»3 nights on the island of Pag, our Croatian island hideaway»»Bicycle tour of Amsterdam»»Farewell dinner in AmsterdamWhat's Included»»27 breakfasts (B), 9 lunches (L), 16 dinners (D)»»8 nights hotel upgrade, 8 nights in hostels, 9 nights in bungalows at European campsites, 2 nights in an Austrian Gasthof»»English Channel ferry crossings»»Modern air-conditioned coach»»Sightseeing tours of all major cities»»Local guide in Florence»»Escorted services of a fully trained Topdeck Trip Leader and Driver plus the services of Topdeck 'On Site Chefs' in the Swiss Alps, Rome and Venice13 countries visited28 Day Grand EuropeanAquarius Club, Pag Island, Croatia|5958
BELGIUMBruggePisaMONACOFrenchRiviera2 ParisSwiss AlpsFlorenceRomeAustrianAlpsAmsterdamNETHERLANDSGERMANYSWITZERLANDFRANCESPAINITALYCROATIASLOVENIAAUSTRIACZECHREPUBLICENGLAND2 2 AvignonPont du Gard1Barcelona2 PostojnacavesMauthausenDresdenVeniceLjubljanaPag IslandPragueLake Bled2 Berlin23122 2 22 OrvietoNO. OF NIGHTS STAYDAY STOPLondonstart/finishDates & Prices 2012Go to topdeck.travel/Grand-European for more info.EUROCLUBTRIP CODE: HTGEDay 1 London to Paris, France (option also to join in Paris). Across the English Channel en route to Paris. Tonight a 'City Lights' tour. (D) Day 2 Paris. See the sights before our delicious Paris Gourmet Picnic beside the Eiffel Tower. Tonight an optional cruise on the Seine River or a cabaret show. (B,D) Day 3 Paris to Swiss Alps, Switzerland. To Lauterbrunnen, a gem of a village and at the foot of the Jungfrau Mountain. (B,L,D) Day 4 Swiss Alps. An optional adventure to the summit of the Jungfrau gives amazing views. (B,L,D) Day 5 Swiss Alps to Avignon, France. Through the wine region of the Rhone Valley to the walled city of Avignon. (B,L) Day 6 Avignon to Barcelona, Spain. First stop a visit to the famous Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard before arriving in Barcelona. (B,D) Day 7 Barcelona. Our centrally located accommodation is a great base to explore Barcelona. (B) Day 8 Barcelona to the French Riviera, France. To the home of the rich and famous with a visit to a local perfumery en route. (B,D) Day 9 French Riviera. Time for some celebrity spotting, or a swim in the Mediterranean before trying our luck at a Monte Carlo casino in Monaco. (B) Day 10 French Riviera to Florence, Italy. First stop is the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Tonight, our first taste of delicious Tuscan cuisine. (B,D) Day 11 Florence. A guided tour with a local guide to enjoy the sights - and the shopping is brilliant! (B) Day 12 Florence to Rome. First stop is the picturesque hilltop city Orvieto. Then to Rome and a fascinating walking tour. (B) Day 13 Rome. The sights of Rome are ours to explore today (B,D). Day 14 Rome to Venice. A morning visit to the Vatican City and the chance to see the amazing Sistine Chapel. Then it's on to Venice. (B,L,D).Day 15 Venice. A walking tour and vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal is fascinating and an optional gondola ride is a must. (B,D) Day 16 Venice to Pag Island, Croatia via Slovenia. First stop is Slovenia, and the Postojna Caves. Then to the island of Pag. (B,L,D) Days 17-18 Pag Island. Two days to relax. The swimming is great, the BBQ lamb and seafood are delicious and the night life is awesome. (B,D) (B) Day 19 Pag Island to Ljubljana, Slovenia. An eclectic mix of ancient and new makes for one of our most popular stops. (B,L) Day 20 Ljubljana to Austrian Alps, Austria. Lake Bled is a spectacular stop on our way to the picturesque Austrian Alps. (B,D) Day 21 Austrian Alps. Activities abound here including tandem skydiving, paragliding and mountain bike riding. (B,L) Day 22 Austrian Alps to Prague, Czech Republic. Time to reflect as we visit Mauthausen, the former concentration camp. Then to Prague and our walking tour. (B,L,D) Day 23 Prague. A free day to explore one of Europe's most popular cities.(B) Day 24 Prague to Berlin, Germany. The 800 year old city of Dresden is our first stop today before Berlin, the vibrant capital of Germany. (B,D) Day 25 Berlin. See the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie Museum before sampling the night life! (B) Day 26 Berlin to Amsterdam, Netherlands. On to Amsterdam, famous for its canals, bicycles and liberal lifestyle. Tonight a visit to the Red Light District. (B,L) Day 27 Amsterdam. A bicycle tour is a great introduction to Amsterdam which is followed by a walking tour. Tonight a farewell dinner then we have an optional canal cruise. (B,D) Day 28 Amsterdam to London. Belgium is particularly famous for its array of beers and fine chocolates. Both can be sampled at our next stop, the city of Brugge. Then it's back to London for farewells. (B)Lake Bled, SloveniaAmsterdamStartFinish03Apr1230Apr12G17Apr1214May1201May1228May12G08May1204Jun1215May1211Jun1222May1218Jun1229May1225Jun12G05Jun1202Jul12G 09Jun1206Jul1212Jun1209Jul12G19Jun1216Jul12G23Jun1220Jul1226Jun1223Jul12G03Jul1230Jul12 ×G07Jul1203Aug12 ×10Jul1206Aug12 ×G14Jul1210Aug12 ×17Jul1213Aug12 ×21Jul1217Aug1224Jul1220Aug12G31Jul1227Aug12 ×07Aug1203Sep12 ×G14Aug1210Sep1221Aug1217Sep1228Aug1224Sep12G04Sep1201Oct1211Sep1208Oct1218Sep1215Oct12G25Sep1222Oct1202Oct1229Oct12GAUDG = Guaranteed Departure28 Days from $3510Trip price of $2860 + $650 Food Fund = Total Trip Price $3510 Trip price of $2990 + $650 Food Fund = Total Trip Price $3640 Trip price of $3130 + $650 Food Fund = Total Trip Price $3780Price based on multi-share: usually 2-4 per room.