European Showcase - Germany And France with Dennis Ruggiero

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Today you depart the United States on your overnight flight to Berlin. Naturally, meals will be served and optional in-flight entertainment offered. Please refer to your flight schedule for pertinent details.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Upon arrival, you will transfer to your hotel. Following hotel check-in, you will begin to explore Berlin with your tour leader, visiting such sites as the Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial and area points of interest. Dinner tonight is included.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

This morning visits are planned to Check Point Charlie and the Berlin Wall. Spend the afternoon exploring this city with your tour leader. This evening you may optionally ascend the Fernsehturm Tower (free to those who registered by the deadline).

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Depart Berlin for a scenic drive to Nuremberg. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a visit to the Nuremburg Imperial Castle before checking into your hotel. Dinner included.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Today you will enjoy planned exploration of the  Zeppelin Fields. Later a guided tour of the Documentation Center Museum is planned. This afternoon, explore the city with your tour leader where you may see such sites as, Palace of Justice (Courthouse) Hauptmarkt with its famous fountain, and the gothic St. Lorenz church.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

This morning you will travel to Munich with a visit to Dachau Concentration Camp en-route. After checking into your hotel, dedicate time for visits to the Maximillian University to see the White Rose Exhibit, Englischer Garten and the Olympia Park.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Today you will depart your hotel for a full day excursion to Linderhof and Neuschwanstein Castles. Tonight, you will enjoy dinner at the famous Hofbrauhaus!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Today you will bid farewell to Munich as you travel to Paris on an early morning flight. Paris will greet you with all the charm and the elegance for which it is famous.  The Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysees, and Place de la Concorde are among a few of the important sights you will see on your city tour. This evening you will enjoy an ascent of the Eiffel Tower.

Friday, July 13, 2018

This morning you will depart Paris for an excursion to Versailles, once home to King Louis XIV – the “Sun King.” The beautiful Palace serves as a testament to that era’s rich cultural heritage and aristocratic power. Upon your return to Paris you will enjoy a sojourn to the Louvre, home to some of humanity’s greatest artistic masterpieces including the Venus de Milo, Winged Victory and Mona Lisa. A highlight of your last evening in Paris will be a dinner cruise on the River Seine.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

This morning you will transfer to the airport where you board your return flight home.