Europe's Highlights Cosmos

Europe's Highlights

From iconic cities to stunning scenery, this 14-day Europe’s Highlight tour is valued-packed and exciting. Starting in Amsterdam, visit Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and ending in Paris. Throughout the trip, visit famous sights as you learn about the history and culture of each area as local experts share their special insights. Stroll down cobblestone streets in medieval towns and quaint villages. View some of the world’s most beautiful churches, castles and historic museums. Sip local wine, savor world-famous cuisine and learn about local crafts.

Highlights of this Europe tour include a canal ride in Amsterdam and Venice, a visit to the fairy-tale-like Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany and spending time in the beautiful Lake Como area. Visit a glassblowing workshop in Venice and see the majestic hills of Tuscany. Stroll along the Champs Elysees and tour the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris. Visit Assisi’s famous Basilica and St. Peter’s Square in Rome. See the wondrous artwork in Florence. Discover history and beauty on this exciting and value-packed European tour that you have dreamed about.


14 Daysfr. $2,849

  • A guided tour of Amsterdam including a canal cruise
  • A scenic drive down the Rhine River
  • A visit to King Ludwig’s castle in Neuschwanstein, Germany
  • An orientation tour of Venice including a canal ride to St. Mark's Square
  • A glassblowing workshop in Venice
  • A visit to St. Francis Basilica in Assisi
  • A guided sightseeing tour in Rome
  • A walking tour in Florence
  • A view of the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa
  • A visit to Tuscan town of Montecatini
  • A visit to the Leaning Tower of Pisa and a mini-train ride in Pisa
  • A guided walking tour of Florence
  • A visit to Lake Como
  • A visit to Lugano, Lucerne and Beaune
  • A guided sightseeing tour of Paris
  • Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation, except on Cosmos Lite vacations and unless otherwise noted above. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your Tour Director, Local Hosts®, Local Guides, driver, and ship’s crew are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary. Gratuities are not included on Cosmos Lite vacations and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
Buffet breakfasts daily; 6 dinners
  • Best Western Plus Amedia Amsterdam Airport Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2 nights)
  • Achat Premium Neustadt Weinstrasse Hotel in Neustadt, Germany (1 night)
  • Hotel Ramada Innsbruck Tivoli in Innsbruck, Austria (1 night)
  • Poppi Hotel in Venice, Italy (1 night)
  • Villa Maria Regina in Rome, Italy (2 nights)
  • Settenrionale Esplanade Hotel in Montecatini, Italy (1 night)
  • Lario Mezzegra Hotel in Azzano Di Mezzegra (Lake Como), Italy (1 night)
  • Ibis Kriens Hotel in Lucerne, Switzerland (1 night)
  • Novotel Laussanne Bussigny Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland (1 night)
  • Hotel Ibis Styles Paris Port D'Orleans Hotel in Paris, France (2 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Cosmos reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM Location Information Description

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Check into your hotel, and start exploring this exciting city with your CosmosGo app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.

Dinner

Best Western Plus Amedia Amsterdam Airport Hotel

AMSTERDAM Location Information Description

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Enjoy sightseeing in Amsterdam with a Local Guide pointing out the city highlights, as well as a canal cruise to see the town from water level. Then, watch the cutting and polishing of precious stones at a diamond center. Time in the afternoon to explore on your own or join an optional excursion.

Breakfast

Best Western Plus Amedia Amsterdam Airport Hotel

MANNHEIM RHINE AREA Location Information Description

Mannheim, Germany

Traveling through Germany, choose an included scenic drive along the shores of the Rhine or, even more thrilling, the optional Rhine cruise with vistas of the Lorelei rock, hilltop castles, half-timbered wine villages, and terraced vineyards. Spend the night in the Mannheim area. Today’s Distance: 336 mi/ 540 km

Breakfast, Dinner

Achat Premium Neustadt Weinstrasse Hotel

MANNHEIM, GERMANY Location Information Description

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Drive through Baden-Wüttenberg to the foot of the Alps to visit King Ludwig’s magnificent Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany’s fairytale castle.

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA Location Information Description

Innsbruck, Austria

Carry on into the verdant Austrian Tyrol for an overnight in Innsbruck. Today’s Distance: 311 mi/ 500 km

Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel Ramada Innsbruck Tivoli Hotel

VENICE Location Information Description

Venice/Italy, Italy

Cross the border into Italy to the unique floating city of Venice. This afternoon’s orientation includes a boat ride to St. Mark’s Square, followed by a visit to a traditional glassblowing workshop. Don’t miss out on the romantic optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you. Today’s Distance: 242 mi/ 390 km

Breakfast, Dinner

Poppi Hotel

ASSISI Location Information Description

Assisi, Italy

An interesting drive southward, cutting across the Po Delta, then through the gentle Umbrian hills to medieval Assisi, where St. Francis was born in 1182. Visit the world-famous Basilica with its beautiful frescoes by Giotto.

ROME Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

In the afternoon head for Rome for a two night stay. Today’s Distance: 345 mi/ 555 km

Breakfast

Villa Maria Regina Hotel

ROME Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

The “Eternal City” is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter’s Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever built, and Circus Maximus.

Breakfast

Villa Maria Regina Hotel

PISA Location Information Description

Pisa, Italy

Drive on the Highway of the Sun to Pisa. Hop on a mini train to the Square of Miracles and admire the curious Leaning Tower, a world-favorite photographic subject.

MONTECATINI Location Information Description

Montecatini, Italy

Overnight in the spa town of Montecatini. Today’s Distance: 249 mi/ 400 km

Breakfast, Dinner

Settentrionale Esplanade Hotel

FLORENCE Location Information Description

Florence/Italy, Italy

Arrive in Florence. THis Renaissance gem and city of the Medicis will keep you enthralled for a whole day. Don't miss out on the included walking tour with a local guide that features most of the city's highlights. You will see Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio and Loggia dei Lanzi. To top it all, see Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile, and the magnificently carved East Door of the Baptistry, known as "Gate of Paradise."

LAKE COMO Location Information Description

Lake Como, Italy

Journey northward through the Tuscan hills and across the Apennines to the shores of romantic Lake Como. Today’s Distance: 252 mi/ 405 km

Breakfast, Dinner

Lario Mezzegra Hotel

LUGANO, SWITZERLAND Location Information Description

Lugano, Switzerland

Leave beautiful Lake Como and cross the border into Switzerland for a stop in the Italian-speaking town of Lugano. Lugano has its own distinctive culinary, wine and cultural scene, not to mention serene views across an alpine lake.

LUCERNE Location Information Description

Lucerne, Switzerland

Continue north and, once through Gotthard Tunnel, see more magnificent alpine scenery as you descend to the shores of Lake Lucerne. Today’s Distance: 137 mi/ 220 km

Breakfast

Ibis Kriens Hotel

LUCERNE –INTERLAKEN–LAUSANNE Location Information Description

Lausanne, Switzerland

Spend some time in beautiful Lucerne. Later, stop in idyllic Interlaken and follow the shoreline of Lake Thun. A few more miles to Lausanne, overlooking Lake Geneva. Today’s Distance: 168 mi/ 270 km

Breakfast

Novotel Lausanne Bussigny Hotel

BEAUNE, FRANCE Location Information Description

Beaune, France

Enjoy vistas of famous vineyards on the way to Beaune. Visit the medieval Burgundian town, known all over the world for its wine production.

PARIS Location Information Description

Paris, France

Later in the day, take the autoroute to Paris for a two night stay. Today’s Distance: 385 mi/ 620 km

Breakfast

Hotel Ibis Styles Paris Porte D'Orleans

PARIS Location Information Description

Paris, France

Get to know the romantic city with a local expert and see many of the best-known Parisian sites, such as the Eiffel Tower and Champs Elysees. An optional excursion is available to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles, King Louis XIV's residence.

Hotel Ibis Styles Paris Porte D'Orleans

PARIS Location Information Description

Paris, France

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Mon, Aug 05, 2024
$2,849.00
Mon, Sep 09, 2024
$2,899.00
Mon, Oct 07, 2024
$2,899.00
Mon, Oct 14, 2024
$2,949.00
Fri, Dec 20, 2024
$2,849.00
Mon, May 05, 2025
$3,049.00
Mon, May 19, 2025
$3,049.00
Mon, Jun 02, 2025
$3,359.00
Mon, Jun 09, 2025
$3,389.00
Mon, Jun 16, 2025
$3,259.00
Mon, Jun 23, 2025
$3,249.00
Mon, Jul 07, 2025
$3,249.00
Mon, Jul 21, 2025
$3,219.00
Mon, Aug 04, 2025
$3,249.00
Mon, Aug 18, 2025
$3,219.00
Mon, Sep 01, 2025
$3,299.00
Mon, Sep 08, 2025
$3,359.00
Mon, Sep 15, 2025
$3,359.00
Mon, Sep 22, 2025
$3,279.00
Mon, Sep 29, 2025
$3,359.00
Mon, Oct 06, 2025
$3,359.00
Mon, Oct 13, 2025
$3,249.00
Mon, Oct 20, 2025
$3,249.00
Sat, Dec 20, 2025
$3,299.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
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  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
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  • Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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