July 1-2 : Flight to Europe (Lufthanza #403)
Fly overnight to Frankfurt. Arrive on Day 2 and meet bilingual EF Tour Director. Cruise down the romantic Rhine River and enjoy views of the Rhine Valley.
Hotel 7/2 - Hotel Hamm July 3-4 : Cologne - Amsterdam Visit the shrine of the Three Wise Men in Cologne’s Gothic cathedral before transferring to Amsterdam. Then, stroll along canal-lined streets on walking tour of Amsterdam. On Day 4, visit the Anne Frank House, take a canal cruise and see a demonstration at a diamond factory. Opt to visit a Dutch fishing village.
Hotel 7/3,4 - t Slothuys hotel July 5-7 : Brussels - Paris See Brussels as traveling through Belgium on way to France. On Day 6, drive along the Champs-Elysées, see the École Militaire, visit Notre Dame and see Eiffel Tower during tour of Paris. Later, opt to journey to Versailles. Join tour director on walking tour through the Tuileries on Day 7. Visit Louvre Museum.
Hotel 7/5,6,7 - Residhome Res Grande Arche Hotel July 8-9 : London Speed beneath the English Channel aboard the high-speed Eurostar train. Guided sightseeing of London on Day 9 offers views of the Houses of Parliament and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Later, on walking tour, experience the festive bustle of Covent Garden, known for its street performers. This evening, join Henry VIII at our optional Medieval Dinner.
Hotel 7/8,9 - Somerset Hotel July 10-13 : Scotland Extension Travel to Edinburgh by overnight train. A guided tour of the city down the Royal Mile and up to Edinburgh Castle. Stroll Princes Street and see the National Gallery of Scotland on walking tour. Journey to fabled Stirling Castle, the beautiful Trossachs and the legendary William “Braveheart” Wallace Monument. Also take part in the Falkirk Wheel Experience, the first rotating boat lift.
Overnight train July 10 - Scotrail Hotel 7/11,12 - Swallow Gartwhinzean Hotel
Cindy - depart for home on 7/13 (Continental #17)
Lauren extended stay in Paris until 7/16
Hotel 7/13,14,15 - Phenix Hotel Lauren depart for home 7/16 (Lufthanza #4219, #482)