Tour of Europe for Quinceaneras 2018
Mini Europe - 17 days
Tour Departures from Caracas, Venezuela:
- July 2018: Itinerary
Tour Departures from Miami, USA:
- July 2018: Itinerary
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This Tour for Quinceaneras encompasses the following countries: Spain, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Austria, and Italy. Explore the most important cities in Europe: Madrid, Bordeaux, Paris, Bruges, Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Innsbruck, Verona, Venice, Bologna, Florence, Siena, Rome, and Vatican City.
The Tour for Quinceaneras includes all visits, excursions, and activities, as well as the three daily meals (buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and accommodation in 4-star hotels, conveniently located in the heart of each city.
Travel Itinerary: Mini Europe
Duration: 16 days
Departures from Caracas, Venezuela: July 2018
Departures from Miami, USA: July 2018
Day 1. Flight to Madrid:
Departure from Maiquetía or Miami Intl. airport to Madrid. Overnight flight.
Day 2. Madrid:
Arrival at Barajas airport and shuttle service to hotel. Panoramic tour of the city: The Spanish Plazas and the Plaza de Oriente, the Royal Palace, Calle and Plaza Mayor, the Gran Vía, the Puerta del Sol, the CalleAlcalá, Castellana, Cibeles, Paseo del Prado. Visit to El Prado Museum, one of the most complete art galleries in Europe. Lunch and rest of the afternoon free for shopping. In the evening, dinner with Tapas in Barrio de Alonso Martínez, a very popular place among the young people of Madrid. After dinner, we can visit the old Market of San Miguel, which has been renovated and is now a popular center for “Tapas and Drinks”. Back to hotel.
Day 3. Madrid:
Bus tour to Toledo, an ancient walled city, where the Catholic, Jewish, and Arabic cultures converged. We will walk along the narrow streets, exploring the different synagogues, churches, and mosques. Lunch. In the afternoon, we will return to Madrid and visit the famous Santiago Bernabeu Football Stadium, home to the Real Madrid F.C. Dinner in a Tablao Flamenco at Café de Chinitas, where we will enjoy a magical flamenco dancing and singing show. Back to hotel.
Day 4. Madrid-Bordeaux:
Breakfast. We will be setting out through the Castile Region, passing by San Sebastian and Burgos. Lunch. Continuing towards Bordeaux, capital of the Duchy of Aquitaine and an important wine production center. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
Day 5. Bordeaux-Paris:
Breakfast. We will be heading towards the Loire Valley, with its beautiful medieval castles, featuring the Chambord Castle. Lunch at a typical inn in Amboise, where you will try their delicious “crepes”. Next, we will visit the home of Leonardo da Vincito admire some of the reproductions of the Florentine genius’s inventions, continuing towards the Ile de France, into the Parisian Region, including Paris, the eternal City of Light. Arrival and accommodation at hotel. Dinner. In the evening, we will go for a ride on Bateaux Mouchesalong the Seine, where we will have to opportunity to admire “Paris by night”. On our way back, we will walk towards the Eiffel Tower, where you can take as many photos as you wish, with the illuminated tower in the background. Dinner at the hotel and end of the day.
Day 6. Paris:
Breakfast. Tour of the city: Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Trocadero Square, Invalides, Latin Quarters, Notre Dame, the Opera, Rue Rivoli , and the Eiffel Tower. Lunch at a Parisian brasserie. In the afternoon, we will visit the Louvre Museumto admire the painting and sculpture masterpieces, among which are the famous La Gioconda (Mona Lisa), the Venus of Milo, and the Winged Victory of Samothrace. On our way back to the hotel, the bus will leave us near Notre Dame Cathedral to have a chance to go in and take our time to admire its grandeur. The rest of the afternoon, we will be free to go for a stroll or shopping while walking back to the hotel. Dinner and ‘Coming of Age’ Party at the famous Restaurant 58, on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. The memory of the view of the lights of Paris will be cherished by each one of you. Back to hotel.
Day 7. Paris:
Breakfast. An exciting and fun day at EuroDisney Park, enjoying all its fantastic attractions such as Main Street, Adventure Land, Frontier Land, Discovery Land, and Space Mountain. Lunch. In the afternoon, the fun continues at the park. At sundown, we will visit Mont-Martre, a popular place for painters and bohemians, and then the Sacré Coeur Basilica. Dinner in Mont Martre, at Auberge de la Bonne Franquette. After dinner, we can go for a stroll and maybe pose for a portrait or funny caricature by one of the many local artists. Back to hotel.
Day 8: Paris-Bruges-Amsterdam:
After breakfast, we will be leaving for Bruges, where we will take some time to absorb the charm of this medieval city traced by canals and bridges, and where we will enjoy a typical lunch. Arrival in Amsterdam in the evening. Quick panoramic tour of the city at night, including sights such as Dam Square, the Jewish District, andthe Tower of Tears, followed by a boat ride along the canals, admiring the different old buildings on both sides. After this ride, we will visit one of the most emblematic places of this city: the “Red District”, walkingaround the area and looking at “shop windows”. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
Day 9: Amsterdam:
Breakfast. Bus tour ofMarken andVolendam, two beautiful fisherman villages 20 km north of Amsterdam. Lunch. After lunch, we will head back to Amsterdam, where we can have some time off for a stroll in this amazing city or shopping. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
Day 10: Amsterdam-Heidelberg:
Breakfast. We will be heading towards Heidelberg, crossing the Neckar River Valley. Lunch on the way. Arrival in this small town, considered to be the most romantic of Germany and seat of the prestigious University of Heidelberg. Walking tour along its cobblestone streets. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
Day 11: Heidelberg-Innsbruck:
Breakfast. Travel to Innsbruck, crossing the Austrian Tirol. Lunch. After lunch, we will continue our city tour on foot along its streets to see the famous Golden Roof, the Olympic Trampoline for ski jumping, its modern architecture, among other sights. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
Day 12: Innsbruck-Verona-Venice:
Breakfast. Travel to Italy, passing through Verona for a quick visit to “Juliet’s balcony” that inspired Shakespeare to write Romeo and Juliet. After lunch, we will head for Venice, where we will board a water taxi that will take us to the hotel. City tour on foot and by boat to admire the most popular landmarks of this magical city: Saint Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doge’s Palace, the Riva degliSchiavoni, the Bridge of Sighs - where those sentenced to death saw their beloved city for the last time – and the Merceria, the old trade center. Dinner at Hard Rock Café in the middle of St. Mark’s Square.In the evening, we will indulge ourselves in a romantic Gondola ride along the canals, and if you still have some energy, we can walk to Harry's Bar, an old bar where Ernest Hemingway was a regular in the 1940’s, or we can stop for a cappuccino at Caffe Florian, a cozy and old coffee shop in the middle of St. Mark’s Square, enjoying the music and spectacular ambiance.
Day 13: Venice-Bologna-Florence:
Breakfast. We will continue our journey towards the Tuscan countryside, passing through the Emilia Romagna region, considered to be the capital of Italian cuisine. Lunch in Bologna, continuing towards Florence. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. In the evening, lots of fun and dancing at the Space Electronic Disco.
Day 14: Florence-Siena-Rome:
After breakfast, we will go for a tour ofthe city highlights, including Piazza dellaSignoria, the Accademia Palace andLonjas, the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Flower, the Giotto Tower, the Baptistery, and Ponte Vecchio. Next, we will embark on a road trip to Siena, visiting its piazza and church, where the famous “Palio di Siena” takes place every year. After lunch, we will continue to Rome. In Rome, a city tour awaits us to discover the Imperial Forums, the Colosseum, including an underground excursion; also the Arch of Constantine, Piazza Venezia, the Fountain of Trevi, with an indispensable stop for photo taking and throwing the 3 coins into the water to ensure that you will return to Rome. Dinner ata typical trattoria where you can savor a real Roman pizza. After dinner, we can enjoy a delicious tiramisu or a nocciola ice cream while walking towards Piazza Navona. Hotel accommodation.
Day 15: Rome:
Breakfast. Visit to Vatican City (Museum and Galleries): Round Hall, Greek Cross Hall, the Tombs of Saint Helena and Saint Constance, the Sistine Chapel - featuring one of Michelangelo’s most famous works - the Chandeliers’ Gallery and the Library. Visit to Saint Peter’s Basilica, where you can admire Michelangelo’s beautiful sculpture, Pietà. Lunch at the Columnata, near the Vatican Museums. Free afternoon for a stroll or shopping on Via Condotti or Via del Corso. Dinner and show atTrastevere, the bohemian zone of Rome, where we will bid farewell to the MiniEurope group, who will embark on their journey back home the next day.
Day 16: Rome-Madrid-Flight back home:
Breakfast. Shuttle service to the airport of Rome to catch the flight back home via Madrid, and arriving early in the afternoon.
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