Majestic Europe and Magical Spain - ENGMARKET

Duración

13 Días

Condición física

Moderado

Ciudad de inicio

Praga

Disponible

2019 / 2020

Ciudades a visitar: Praga; Munich; Innsbruck; Zurich; Lucerna; Burglen; Lugano; Morcote; Milan; Pisa, Toscana; Roma; Madrid; Zaragoza; Monasterio De Poblet, Tarragona Provincia; Barcelona

Descripción detallada día a día

Introducción

Estimado viajero: ¡Gracias por habernos elegido para realizar este circuito! Esperamos que disfrute de su viaje.

Le damos aquí una orientación sobre su tour con la información que consideramos puede ser de su interés. La información es ORIENTATIVA, pudiendo existir variaciones sobre los horarios señalados.

TRASLADOS desde el aeropuerto, si lo tiene incluido o comprado. Nuestro trasladista lo estara esperando con un cartel con el nombre de Europamundo o su nombre a la salida de aduanas (despues de recoger su equipaje).

IMPORTANTE: Si usted tuvo NOCHES ADICIONALES a su llegada al hotel tendrá su reserva realizada, pero el guía de su viaje normalmente no se encontrará hasta la noche anterior al inicio del tour. Su tiempo por tanto hasta ese momento es libre.

En el HOTEL le podrán ayudar con toda la información que precise sobre la ciudad. En la recepción podrá encontrar un CARTEL INFORMATIVO de Europamundo donde figurarán las actividades y los horarios establecidos para su grupo. Lea el cartel informativo.

Dia

Today’s Highlights:    Transfer to the Old Town Square.
IMPORTANT -  IF YOU REQUESTED ADDITIONAL NIGHTS on arrival at the hotel you will have your booking made but the guide of your trip will normally not arrive until the start of the included activities. YOUR TIME BEFORE THIS MOMENT IS THEREFORE FREE. At your hotel they can help you with all the information you need.  

NB:   The schedules you will find in this itinerary are approximate. The guide, depending on the situation and in order to improve the development of the circuit, may adjust the schedules.    
Welcome to Prague!.  At your airport of arrival, we shall be waiting with  transport to take you to your hotel . Free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.  At sunset, we provide transport to take you to the  Old Town Square .  This central location is full of energy and touristic activities.  It’s a marvelous place to acquaint ourselves with Prague.  Several restaurants offering cuisines from around the world will be waiting to delight your taste buds, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to hotel. 

Today’s highlights:  c ity tour of Prague. Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river Vltava. Evening transfer. 
Note:   We recommend you wear comfortable shoes during the walking tour.   


07.45 h. Comprehensive tour .  Lasting three hours and a half. The tour starts off from the “ Caste l Quarter” ( admission included) , the political, religious and monumental centre of the capital, and the cathedral, the palaces and viewpoints over the “city of the 100 towers” and explains the history of the country. We then continue our walk through the “Small City” or “Malastrana Quarter”, the city’s Baroque jewel, to the famous “Charles Bridge”. 

The city tour  is followed by a  monumental cruise  on the river Vltava. 
Free afternoon to continue exploring the city.

In the evening, we enjoy time in the historic  city centre  and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world.  Return to hotel. 

Total distance: 540km  

Forest scenery  in Bohemia, valleys with grazing cattle in Bavaria and the Tyrol. 


07:30 h. Prague – Departure for Munich, capital of the German region of Bavaria. 
12.30 h. Munich  – Next to the Olympiapark we will visit the futuristic  BMW WELT  with its fascinating architecture for multi-use exhibition of BMW, the prestigious German vehicles brand.   Free time to stroll through the monumental centre and have lunch at one of the famous traditional beerhouses, accompanied by popular music. 

15:00 h. Departure for the Tyrol and Innsbruck 
17:15 h. Innsbruck.   We will have time to stroll and for dinner in the Golden Roof area at the Old Town where there are many local and international restaurants (Indian, Chinese, Oriental, Italian, etc.) in which to dine. 
Transfer to hotel.  

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS:  Visit to Swarovski Museum. Breathtaking landscapes. 
Total distance: 330km.
Scenery:  Vi sit to Swarovski Museum. Journey by train.    Breathtaking landscapes.   Alpine landscape in Austria, forests and plains.  

09:00 h. We leave the hotel 
09.30hrs- Swarovski Crystal Museum,  we will visit the headquarters of the well-known firm, where we will visit the Gardens and the Museum and see how this crystal is made. 

11.15hrs- Swarovski Crystal Museum departure.
11.45 hrs- Innsbruck-   Time to stroll in the historic centre of Innsbruck.  

15.30hrs-   Innsbruck departure. We take an enjoyable journey through wonderful sceneries. T

19.30hrs-  ZURICH,  enjoy an evening in the historic centre next to the lake, where you can dine at your favorite restaurant (Indian, Oriental, Italian, International, Swiss, etc.). 

Note:  in some cases the journey from Innsbruck to Zurich may be done by train.


Total distance: 280 km
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS:  Admire the fantastic landscapes. Cable car included to Grindenwald first. Lunch included
Note:   Wear warm clothing and comfortable shoes to walk and your camera.
Note:  Due to weather conditions (strong wind) or maintenance reasons, the cable car may not operate at any time. If this happens, we will provide an alternative lift to another similar place.


08.00 hrs-  Zurich- departure to a spectacular stage with beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes. 

10.30 hrs.- Grindelwald.   Time to have a coffee in this mountain resort in the Bernese Alps before taking the  cable car to Grindelwald First (ticket included),  the largest ski center in the region. We will  walk along the path (30 minutes) i n which we will have the opportunity in breathtaking alpine landscapes to take the "footbridge over the emptiness" enjoying the glaciers that surround us;  Lunch included f or all passengers (vegetarian option available).

13.15 hrs- Grndenwald  departure.  We continue to Lucerne.
15.00 hrs- Lucerne - arrival in time to explore one of the most interesting Swiss cities and see the KapellBrück, covered bridge over the river Reuss, the Town Hall and Square with its Clock Tower and its pedestrian streets and elegant shops. Time to stroll, enjoy the city and dine before returning to the hotel in Zurich.

19:00 h. Return to Zurich.
20.00 h. -Zurich  - Zurich.

Total distance: 310 km   
Scenery:  beautiful Alpine landscapes of mountains and lakes. Take the camera by hand. 
Notes:  Bring your passport. There may be border controls when entering Italy      

08.00 hrs. - Zurich – Departure.  Crossing the Swiss Plateau. 
09.15 hrs.- Burglen .- Arrival to the tiny village where William Tell was born. We shall see the chapel of the XVI century with paintings illustrating his life.   

10.00 hrs.- Burglen- Departure.- Spectacular landscapes crossing the Alps by motorway. We enter the Italian-speaking Switzerland. 
12.00 hrs – Morcote.  Arrival to this very picturesque village by Lake Lugarno, with its stone houses covered with flowers.       

13.00 h. Morcote – Departure for the Italian border.   
13.45 hrs.- Como-  on the shores of its lake, a bustling Italian town with an outstanding Gothic cathedral and life on the shore. Time to have a stroll and for lunch.      

15.45 hrs.- Como, departure.  
16.45 h. Milan  – Arrival, our guide will take us to the impressive Duomo Square. There will be time to dine at the Porta Venecia (Port of Venice) where an outstanding variety of restaurants can be found to delight your palate. From restaurants serving Swiss and Italian food, to French, Chinese and international food. Transfer to hotel.   Transfer to hotel about 20.00 hrs.  

Total distance: 640 km
Scenery:   surprising scenery along the coast of Liguria and the Tuscan Apennines.  


08.00 hrs-  We leave the Italian financial capital towards Pisa.
11.30 hrs- Pisa  –On a little  touristic train  we will travel to the Piazza Dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) where there will be time to admire one of the most alluring and beautiful art complexes in Italy, including the well-known Leaning Tower of Pisa.  

13.30 hrs- Pisa – Departure for Rome, passing through ancient Etruscan regions. 
20:15 h. Rome -  Arrival.


Note:  This stage may have a different schedule (arriving somewhat later to Pisa and Rome) for the meeting en-route of travelers coming from Nice.

Highlights:   city tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admission price included) and Vatican City.

The morning starts with an early interesting  city tour of the “Eternal City”,  in which we will visit the Caracalla Baths, Venice Square, Circo Massimo, the Capitoline Hill and St. John Lateran. We enter the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica.   Admission to the Coliseum included . This building, which dates from the first century, was built for the purpose of organising entertainment for the Romans, such as gladiator combats. We have the chance to learn about the ancient society of the Roman Empire.

18:30 h. Transfer to Via Cavour , which has many local restaurants and others that serve international cuisine, including Indian and Chinese. Return to hotel.

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Flight Rome –Madrid.  Evening transfer to the Gran Via District.

After breakfast a  transfer  takes you to the airport to take your  flight  at around 11.00hrs to Madrid. 

Upon arrival we shall be waiting to  transfer  you to your hotel. Towards the end of the day, we provide  transfer to the Egyptian Debod temple, Plaza de Es­paña and Gran Via ; a vibrant district where you can dine at your preferred restaurant: Indian, Chinese, Spanish and Middle Eastern are some of the options. 

Highlights:  Guided tour and stroll through Retiro Park. Visit to Las Ventas Bullring (admission included) and transfer to Plaza del Oriente.   

The day starts about  08.30 hrs with a comprehensive tour  through the centre of Madrid including Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Gran Via, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor. 

Visit to Retiro Park , an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the Glass Palace. Admission to  Las Ventas Bullring included . This is one of the most famous bullrings in the world where we will learn about the tradition of “corridas” in the Bullfighting Museum. 

Enjoy the rest of the afternoon.


At sunset we provide a  transfer to Plaza de Oriente , opposite the Royal Palace, an elegant and bustling area with many restaurants serving different exquisite cuisines (Indian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Spanish, International)  in which to enjoy a pleasant dinner. Return to hotel.

Total distance: 640Km  
Scenery :  different landscapes on the Spanish plateau and fertile areas in Catalonia.    

07:30h Madrid – Departure. 
12:00h Zaragoza –  Arrival at this city, which stands on the banks of the river Ebro. The guide will join the group to Basilica del Pilar . Free time to visit this impressive sanctuary and have lunch in the city centre.

14:00 hrs. -Zaragoza.- Departure on our way to Catalunia.
16:30 hrs. – Monastery of Poblet.  Surrounded by walls in a beautiful setting, this is one of the best preserved medieval monasteries in the world  (entrance and guided tour included) .

17:30 hrs. – Monastery of Poblet.- Departure.- We cross rich agricultural regions of central Catalonia. We go to the beautiful scenery where the Benedictine abbey is located. We climb to the summit in small  rack train  to admire the fantastic landscapes

18:45 hrs. -Monasterio de Montserrat. - Arrival.- Time to admire the views and visit the sanctuary where the Virgin of Montserrat, patron saint of Catalonia, is located.

19:45 hrs. -Montserrat.- road exit. 
20:45 hrs. - Barcelona. - Arrival. 

Important note: In   the Winter months, from November to March (both included), due to the shorter days, the Monastery of Poblet will not be visited (so that we can reach Montserrat in the daylight).

Highlights:   Barcelona Guided tour lasting 3 hours; visit to “Poble Espanyol”, with admission included; transfer to Plaza de Cataluña and the Ramblas. 

09:00h.- Tour of the city with a local guide  ( note: if the group has fewer than fifteen people, explanations can be given by our guide)  who will tell us about this exciting city on the shores of the Mediterranean. We will visit the city’s historic central area with its Gothic neighborhood dating back to the Middle Ages. We will visit the area where the Olympic Games took place.  It will be possible to see and photograph La Sagrada Familia basilica; the masterpiece designed by the architect Gaudí.  

Subsequently, we include the  entry ticket to  “Poble Espanyol ” (meaning, Spanish Village), an open-air museum that combines the art, traditions, architecture, arts and crafts and folklore of each of the Spanish regions. Time for lunch. Free afternoon.   

18:30h.- Transfer  to Plaza de Cataluña and the Ramblas , the heart of the city, where there are many restaurants where you can dine. Return to hotel.

Tras el desayuno, fin de nuestros servicios.


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