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[P-MEDHB15D-YYZ]Charm of Europe 15 Days See 8 Western Europe Countries: 13-Nt. Tour w/Air
Tour CodeP-MEDHB15D-YYZ
Duration15
Tour InfoRound-trip flights, 3 stars hotel accommodation and Daily continental breakfast;
Sightseeing and orientation city tours, as per itinerary;
Daily transportation on modern, air-conditioned coaches
Professional coach driver and the services of an experienced tour guide (Tour Guide can speak both ENGLISH and FRENCH)
Family Friendly
Low Physical Rating
Tour Note
Route A: 15-Day Western, Central and Southern Europe Tour 
France, Italy, Vatican, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg

Route B: 15-Day Western, Central and Eastern Europe Tour
France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Czech, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg

Itinerary
Day 1   Day 01: Home City - Paris

Departure from home city to Paris. Please make sure that you have all your travel documents prior to departure date. Enjoy your trip with Compass Holidays.

Hotel: N/A

Meal: N/A

Day 2   Day 02: Arrive Paris

When arriving in Paris, you will be picked up by one of the Compass Holidays local representatives at Paris airport (Charles de Gaulle), and then transferred to hotel. The rest of the day will be all yours, and you can start exploring the city on your own.

Paris, the most populated municipality and the capital of France, is at the center of the Paris. It attracts nearly 80 million visitors all over the world. The tourist attractions of France, especially Paris, is well known for its variety, the rich historical, cultural and artistic heritage, easy access to the major attractions, and public infrastructure, etc.

Meal: N/A

Day 3   Day 03 Paris – Dijon – Geneva (575km)

On day 3, we will depart from Avenue Champs-Élysées to Switzerland. We will stop for rest when passing by Dijon, the city known for its cultural appeal.
After arriving in Geneva, we will take a walking tour to discover the old town and walk on the pretty path along Lake Geneva to see the beautiful view.
By the end of the day, we will check into hotel in Geneva area or Lausanne.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 4   Day 04 Geneva – Milan – Verona – Venice (613km)

The morning is dedicated to Milan – the 2nd biggest city in Italy. We will start the morning with a visit to the Duomo di Milano, the largest church in Italy and the fourth largest in the world. The Cathedral took five centuries to complete. During this time, various architects, sculptors and artists contributed to the famous construction program known as the “Fabbrica del Duomo”. The result was an impressive and unique piece of architecture, which merged the international Gothic style with the Lombard Romanesque style.

In the afternoon, we will arrive in Verona to visit the house of Juliet, a Gothic-style 1300s house and museum, with a stone balcony, said to have inspired Shakespeare.
By the end of the day, we will check in hotel nearby Venice.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 5   Day 05 Venice – Florence (255km)

Today, we will explore the city on the water – Venice and start the day by taking a boat to enter the historical old city. You will be taking a stroll through Piazza San Marco with your guide and marvel at historical monuments like Basilica di San Marco. Your local guide will provide you with knowledge of the doges who once ruled Venice by dastardly means. After that, you will visit the Bridge of Sighs where prisoners were led before being locked away.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 6   Day 06 Florence – Rome (300km)

Florence is the capital of Italy's Tuscany region, and home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. Concentrating on Florence's many Renaissance-era sites, your tour guide will take you to see the city highlights, like Duomo cathedral (Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore), and il Palazzo Vecchio.
The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, also known as il Duomo, serves as the city's symbol and it is the most recognizable building in Florence, Italy. Consisting of two interconnected ogival shells, the cathedral's octagonal dome was erected between 1418 and 1434 to a design which Filippo Brunelleschi entered in a competition in 1418 but which was only accepted, after much controversy, in 1420.
Palazzo Vecchio is the main symbol of civil power for the city of Florence, whose original project is attributed to Arnolfo di Cambio. Palazzo Vecchio offers Roman ruins, a Medieval fortress and amazing Renaissance chambers and paintings.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 7   Day 07 Rome – Vatican – Rome (12.2km)

After the breakfast, we will start exploring Italy's capital Rome. Rome is a cosmopolitan city with nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture and culture on display. You will be taken on a short city tour of the Ancient Rome and Roman Baroque with your guide. You will be able to visit the Trevi Fountain and the Coliseum.
The Trevi Fountain it is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world.
The Colosseum is the main symbol of Rome. It is an imposing construction that, with almost 2,000 years of history, will bring you back in time to discover the way of life in the Roman Empire.
After lunch, you will visit the City of Vatican with your local guide, where you will see the famous St. Peter’s Basilica.
Overnight: hotel near Rome.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 8   Day 08 Rome – Pisa – Savona/Genova (585km)

After having breakfast in hotel, you will depart Rome with your guide and continue your trip to Pisa. In Pisa, you will visit the famous leaning Tower of Pisa. The Leaning Tower of Pisa, or simply the Tower of Pisa is known worldwide for its unintended tilt. The tower is situated behind the Pisa Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in the city's Cathedral Square, after the cathedral and the Pisa Baptistry.
We will leave in the afternoon and arrive at the hotel nearby Savona or Genova.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 9   Day 09 Savona/Genova – Nice – Cannes – Avignon (417.4km)

Today, we will continue our trip to Nice, where you will be able to admire the breathtaking coastal scenery alongside the coastline of Mediterranean. You will visit the factory of Parfumerie Fragonard.

Afterwards, we will continue our journey to Cannes, a resort town on the French Riviera that is famed for its international film festival. You will have plenty of free time to stroll in the Angel Bay and the English Promenade. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Film Festival Palace in Cannes.
You will stay overnight in hotel nearby Avignon.

Optional tour: Monaco visit
30€/person, minimum 20 people
For clients who do not wish to take this optional tour, they will visit EZE village on their own. If there is not enough people signing up for this optional tour, the visit to EZE will be cancelled too.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 10   Day 10 Avignon – Paris (700km)

After breakfast, you will depart from hotel and head back to Paris. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful view of French rurality on the journey.
You will arrive in Paris at night.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 11   Day 11 Paris – Bruges*- Brussels (398.8km)

In the morning, we will continue our trip to Belgium. We will arrive at Bruges, the capital of West Flanders in northwest Belgium, which is distinguished by its canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings. You can walk on the medieval style streets and express our love and pure feelings in front of the tower just like in a fairy tale.
After lunch, we will be heading to Brussels, in which you will be taken on a guided tour to the most popular attractions within the city, for example, the famous Grand Place, King's house and City Hall, Atomium, and the statue "Little Julian". It will be a good chance to buy the famous Belgian chocolate.
Attention: During the period of opening time of Keukenhof garden, the visit of BRUGES will be replaced by the visit of WATERLOO.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 12   Day 12 Brussels – Hague*- Amsterdam (249km)

After breakfast, we will make our way from Brussels to Hague, the seat of the Dutch government and parliament. Firstly, we will visit the Peace Palace, an international law administrative building that houses the International Court of Justice, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague Academy of International Law and the Peace Palace Library. Then, we will head to the Scheveningen central park.
After lunch, we will head to the beautiful village of Zaanse Schans to visit the windmill, workshop clogs, and cheese farm. After we arrive in Amsterdam, you will visit the Diamond Factory and then take a cruise on the canals.
Accommodation: hotel in Amsterdam region.

Attention: During the period of opening time of Keukenhof garden, the visit of Hague will be replaced by the visit of Keukenhof garden.

Day 13   Day 13 Amsterdam – Cologne – Bonn – Trier (452km)

Depart in the morning to Cologne and visit the Cologne Cathedral, one of the four largest cathedrals in the world.
Afterwards, we will continue our journey to Bonn, the birthplace of the great composer Ludwig Van Beethoven. Bonn is also the Capital of the Federal Republic of Germany between 1949 and 1990. You will be taken on a guided tour to the former offices of the Federal Government, University of Bonn, Beethoven Square, etc.
After lunch, we will make our way to Trier, the oldest city in Germany and the birthplace of Karl Marx, the Father of Communism.
Accommodation: hotel in the Trier region.

Meal: breakfast

Day 14   Day 14 Trier – Luxembourg – Paris (415.5km)

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the Porta Nigra, large Roman city gate in Trier. Then, you will visit the house of Karl Marx. In 1818, Karl Marx, the father of modern socialism and Communism, was born in the house. It is now a museum about Karl Marx's life and writings as well as the history of communism.
Afterwards, we will continue the journey to Luxembourg, a small European country, surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany. You will have a panoramic view of the Constitution Square, Adolphe Bridge, Grand Canyon and Palace of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
After lunch, drive back to Paris. Arrive in Paris in late afternoon.

Meal: breakfast

Day 15   Day 15 Paris – Home City

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport of Paris and return to your sweet home.

Meal: Breakfast

Inclusions and Exclusions

Price Includes:
1. Round trip international flights and airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges;
2. Transfers between airport and reserved group hotel;
3. Professional tour leader (English/French/Chinese);
4. Total 13 nights accommodations in 3-star hotel with breakfast;
5. Deluxe tour coach.
                       
Price Excludes:
1.Daily meals do not listed in the itinerary;
2.Travel insurance; 
3.Single supplement: CAD 950;
4.Entrance fees and optional tours fees;
5.European city tolls 65€/p.p.;
6.Service charge for driver and tour leader: 4€/per day/per person *14 days=56€/p.p.

Entrance fee Required
AdultChild
European city tollsEUR 65 (Optional Route B EUR30)EUR 65 (Optional Route B EUR30)
FERRY VENICEEUR 15EUR 15
Entrance fee Optional*please be attention that these prices are for your reference only
AdultChild
Juliet's houseEUR 6EUR 1(8-14years)
Gondola VENICE minimum 6 peopleEUR 30EUR 30
ColosseumEUR 12EUR 12
Leaning Tower of PisaEUR 18EUR 18
KeukenhofEUR 18EUR 8 (4-17 years)
Amsterdam’s Cruise        EUR 18EUR 9 (4-12 years)
Karl Marx's House          EUR 4EUR 4
Optional B Entrance fee
Heidelberg CastleEUR 7EUR 4(6-14 years)
Hofburg PalaceEUR 12.5EUR 7.5 (6-18 years)
Schönbrunn PalaceEUR 14.2EUR 10.5 (6-18 years)
Danube Cruise(Day)HUF 5500HUF 2400 (10-14 years)
Hungarian Parliament BuildingHUF 6000HUF 3100 (6-18 years)
Fisherman's BastionHUF 700HUF 700
Matthias ChurchHUF 1400HUF 1400
Golden Lane Travel PackageCZK 350CZK 175(6-16 years)
Keukenhof EUR 18EUR 8 (4-17 years)
Amsterdam’s CruiseEUR 18EUR 9 (4-12 years)
Karl Marx's HouseEUR 4EUR 4

Terms And Condition

Important  Information
1. This package guaranteed departure with minimum 10 travelers, C
ompass Holidays reserves the right to cancel or change the date due to insufficient number of people 60 days prior to departure date. Once the package has been guaranteed, air ticket will be issued accordingly, and you will be notified by email. Please check your email regularly.

2. If the customer cancels the order by personal reasons, a certain amount of penalty will be charged. The amount of penalty is calculated based on the time we receive the notice.  In addition, Cancellations or any changes must be directly notified to Compass Holidays by email ([email protected]) and confirmed by the response of Compass Holidays.

3. Passengers are responsible for all travel documents validity (If applicable). Passengers are responsible for properly keeping and protecting your personal belongings.

4. All passengers are STRONGLY URGED to take our adequate insurance coverage to protect yourselves against cancellation due to illness or unexpected reasons prior to or during the travel.

5. Price is subject to change. Once the payment has been made, it will be confirmed immediately. Price adjustment and price match from clients are not permitted.

6. Passenger information must be shown 100% correctly under the ticket booking. In order to minimizing the risk of being delayed or denied when you are boarding, sending us the copy of your passport is strongly advised after your order has been successfully confirmed. It helps us to review if all information is showing accurately before issuing your ticket. Without receiving the copy from you, it will be on your own risk as we will issue the ticket based on the information you input on our booking system. Compass Holidays won't take any responsibility if there's any issue on this matter.
7. Traveler information is required to provide after the payment on our booking system. Failed to provide traveler information within 24 hours, order won't be officially confirmed. After 24 hours, if we have not still received the traveler information, 100 CAD as penalty will be applied if you want to cancel it. Likewise, if there's any price difference, clients are required to make up of it in order to confirm the booking officially.
8. Compass Holidays reserves the right on determining the flight carriers and the default class is always economy. If clients would like to request for a specified flight carrier or upgrading the class in flight, clients are required to make up the differences if there's any.
9. Compass Holidays will contact you within 24 hours by email on confirming all booking information after we receive your order. Please be reminded to check your email inbox regularly.


Cancellation and Change policy for any clients' personal reason 

(Once the order has been confirmed, any changes, made by the clients, related to the travel information, such as departure date or destination, a certain amount of penalty will be charged)

1. 60 days or less before departure: 100% NON-Refundable. 100% NON-changeable. 

2. 61-90 days before departure: 50% of the package fee is charged as Cancellation fee.  With regard to the date change, CAD150/per person as service fee plus price difference will be applied if the flight ticket has NOT been issued. If the flight ticket has already been issued, 50% of your original package fee as penalty plus new package fare difference will be applied.

3. 91 days or more before departure: 20% of the package fee is charged as Cancellation fee if flight ticket has not been issued. If flight ticket has been issued, 50% of the package fee is charged as cancellation fee.  With regard to the date change, CAD100/per person as service fee plus fare difference will be applied if the flight ticket has not been issued. If the ticket has already been issued, 50% of original package fee as penalty plus new package fare difference will be applied.


Compass Holidays cancels the group due to insufficient number or the force majeure:

Compass Holidays reserves the right to cancel the group due to insufficient number of participants or the force majeure. In case of cancellation of the group, we will inform the guests at least 60 days prior to departure. If the clients want to change to another departure date or another trip, there will be no service fee charged (in case there is a price difference between the new order and previous order, the clients will still be asked to make up the difference). If the clients want to cancel the tour, Compass Holidays will refund the full amount to the clients. Compass Holidays does not assume any liability for damages caused by the cancellation of the group.


Force majeure

According to the regulations promulgated by relevant laws of the country and region, force majeure refers to unforeseen, unavoidable, uncontrollable and insurmountable accidents that occur during the trip, such as the following:

1. Natural disasters such as typhoons, hail, storms, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, volcanic eruptions, landslides;

2. Government actions, such as expropriation and expropriation;

3. Social anomalies, such as wars, armed conflicts, strikes, riots, riots, terrorist attacks, etc.

In order to improve the route, improve operability, or due to force majeure, it is necessary to change the route, Compass Holidays has the right to change the itinerary and stay at the hotel. During the peak season, additional vehicles will be delivered to ensure that demand is met.

Compass Holidays reserves the right to cancel the itinerary or change the itinerary due to force majeure. Once the itinerary is cancelled, we will try our best to arrange a similar itinerary as a replacement. Compass Holidays will not be liable for any other joint damages caused by cancellation or modification of the tour. Compass Holidays recommends that group members purchase personal travel insurance to get the protection.

**All changes or cancellations are subject to the above policy. The change request can only be accepted once, and if the customer proposes to change it again, the new request will not be accepted.


In case of delay or absence on the day of departure:
  

1. If the traveler is late or absent on the day of departure for any reasons, the entire travel package is not refundable, not changeable and not transferable. 
2, If the traveler fails to comply with the indication of the tour leader to gather at the meeting point on time during the trip, the traveler himself or herself will be responsible for any additional costs and incurred damage. 
3. Compass Holidays disclaims any responsibility for the consequences caused by travelers if they withdraw the group during the trip. 


Disclaimer

1. Compass Holidays only acts as an agent for airlines, hotels, transportation or other travel agencies. If the travelers encounter the traffic delay, luggage loss, accident harm or property loss and so on, Compass Holidays will assist to solve the problems but will not be responsible for these unexpected accidents. WE SINCERELY SUGGEST OUR CUSTOMERS TO PURCHASE PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE TO RECEIVE THE NECESSARY PROTECTION. 

2. If there are some special cases that Compass Holidays cannot control, for example, abnormal weather, traffic delay, strike or customs delay etc., Compass Holidays disclaims any responsibility of extra expense caused by those special cases.
3. Compass Holidays reserves all rights, while respecting the program, to cancel or change the order of visits without notice depending on the customs formalities, weather, traffic, time changing or the closing day of tour sites, etc. due to the insufficient number of participants, force majeure event or some special cases. The tickets prices and meals can be changed according to the season without notice. The Entrance fee is just a reference. Compass Holidays disclaims any responsibility of attraction tickets modification.

3. Anyone who participates in the tour must follow the laws and regulations of each country, and it is strictly forbidden to carry private goods and prohibited items. If the clients are refused entry by a country for personal reasons Compass Holidays disclaims any responsibility and the remaining journey will not be refunded.

4. The company, the driver and the tour guide shall not be held liable for any theft or loss of money and articles in any situation and any place. The clients shall be responsible for their own custody.

Should the client have any questions to the above policies, please feel free to contact Compass Holidays for detailed information and consulting. Our customer services will be pleased to answer your questions. Compass Holidays will reserve the rights of final interpretation to all the published information, terms and policies. 

Compass Holidays reserves the right of final explanation as above.
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