Friends of Bill Hottenstein - London, Paris and Amsterdam 2016

On May 5th you will depart Orlando to begin your European adventure, landing in the timeless city of London on the 6th and discovering the hidden treasures of this city. Fantastic excursions, cultural encounters, preserved historical sites, delicious foods and exotic shopping make this trip exciting and rewarding. Bring these memories home with you on May 14th.  

Space on the tour is limited, so don’t delay!  Please submit your online application and $500 deposit at by July 31, 2015 for a FREE ride on the London Eye!


May 6-8, 2016

Center of the glorious British Empire for many centuries, London has much to offer to visitors in the way of entertainment and adventure. Upon arrival on May 6th a guided city tour* is planned where you will see iconic sites such as Big Ben, Parliament, and much more. Sightseeing with your tour leader will be the focus of May 7th with possible stops at Her Majesty’s residence at Buckingham Palace, British Museum, National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus. Later this evening you may optionally choose to enjoy a ride on the London Eye (complimentary to those who submit their application and deposit by July 31, 2015). You may also enjoy your time at leisure with optional visits to the infamous Tower of London, where beefeaters will tell historic tales and you may have a chance to view the fabulous Crown Jewels, or visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, masterpiece of Christopher Wren. This stunning cosmopolitan metropolis offers history and pageantry, museums, theatre, tea shops, the first Hard Rock Café, and shopping at such high-end establishments as Harrods’s and Selfridge’s. On May 8th bid London a fond adieu as you travel to Paris on the Chunnel.


May 8-11, 2016

Upon arrival to Paris on May 8th, you will enjoy a guided panorama tour of the city* enroute to your hotel, viewing such famous landmarks as the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysees, and the Place de la Concorde. The next morning, May 9th, you may optionally choose to visit the Louvre (world’s largest art museum), housing such legends as the Venus de Milo, the Winged Victory and the Mona Lisa, or other local museums of your choice. This afternoon you may wish to explore Paris with your tour leader visiting such optional sites as Notre Dame, Musee d’ Orsay, Invalides, and much more. Dedicate May 10th at leisure to discovering such sights as Sacre Coeur, Montmartre and Place du Tertre with your tour leader allowing time for last minute sightseeing, shopping for souvenirs or delighting in Parisian Boulevards and cafes before departing to Amsterdam the next morning.


May 11-14, 2016

Upon arrival to Amsterdam on May 11th you will transfer to your hotel for check in. Spend this evening exploring this beautiful canal city with your tour leader. On May 12th you will enjoy a guided walking tour of the city.   Later this afternoon you may optionally choose to enjoy visits on your own to the Rijks Museum and the Van Gogh Museum, or spend time discovering such fascinating sights as the Flower Market, Dam Square, and Rembrandt Square. Your last day in Amsterdam, May 13th, is dedicated at leisure to explore this wonderful city to optional sites such as the Anne Frank House, a canal cruise, or last minute sight-seeing, shopping, strolling thru Vondelpark, or simply enjoying the ambience of this beautiful city known as “the Venice of the North”. Alternatively you may choose to enjoy an optional excursion outside the city to see the flowers of Keukenhof or the beaches of Volendam and Marken. On May 14th you will return to the United States with fond memories, amazing experiences and perhaps a souvenir or two from your European adventure.


SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS: **The tour price, if payments are made by cash or check, is $3,490.00; otherwise, if paying by credit card, the standard non-discounted price is $3,590.00.  Tour participation is based on twin/double occupancy and includes roundtrip airfare from Orlando, point-to point transportation between cities while in Europe, and all breakfasts.  *Entrance fees and/or transportation marked with an asterisk are included in the tour price (city tours in Amsterdam, London & Paris) and may be subject to availability. Additional items may be offered optionally, are also subject to availability and are not included in the tour price.  A guaranteed single room may be available for a supplemental charge of $715.00. Included are the estimated applicable governmental international airline ticket taxes, fuel surcharges, security surcharges, and associated fees. If applicable, tax increases will be billed on a supplemental invoice. A minimum number of paying participants may be required to operate the tour. All tour participants must submit a signed application.  A $500.00 initial deposit* is due no later than July 31, 2015 and will reserve your space on this tour. The tour cost, including the initial deposit, is fully refundable if the tour does not operate. You may apply online by visiting and “student/traveler sign up.”  The tour number for your group is 216123. A 2nd payment of $500.00 to $1,000.00 will be due no later than 15 days after your initial payment. Final payments are due no later than 70 days before departure.  Updated Tour details (hotels, day by day itinerary, flights, etc.) are scheduled to be released approximately four weeks prior to departure. 


Please submit your online application and $500 deposit to by July 31, 2015 for a FREE Ride on the London Eye!