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Discover Paris, Bruges, Amsterdam, Cologne, Luxembourg and More
Culture and history unite through enchanting Europe when you embark on a 10 Day Fantastic Europe Tour for only $3,299 per person (twin share) valued at $4,999 - with international return flights, plush accommodation, select meals and more (two nights spent in transit)
Your tour begins with an international flight from Sydney or Melbourne (see ‘Fine Print’ tab for all departure cities) to romantic Paris before traveling the Belgium cities of Brussels and Bruges, exploring The Hague and vibrant Amsterdam in the Netherlands, journeying to historic Cologne, Bonn and Trier in Germany and the principality of Luxembourg, before travelling back to Paris where your journey will conclude with an international flight back to Australia
Say "bonjour" to Paris and the first stop on your whirlwind adventure across Europe - tour the iconic sites from the Arc de Triomphe de l’Etoile and the Champs-Elysées to the Place de la Concorde and Notre Dame Cathedral before visiting the Eiffel Tower to admire the panoramic view of Paris and an afternoon at the world-famous Louvre Museum and more
Journey out of the city and explore the Loire valley and some of the beautiful castles that call this region home - visit the UNESCO World Heritage listed Castle Chenonceau, Castle Amboise and discover the rich history of the Palace of Versailles with an unforgettable tour
Next travel onto Brussels - make sure to sample some Belgium chocolate before walking through the medieval streets of Bruges as you tour the city, visiting historical landmarks along the way before journeying onto The Hague and Amsterdam - home of windmills, clogs, Gouda cheese, the famous canals and more
Continue onto Germany and visit the fascinating city of Cologne home to the Cologne Cathedral, one of the largest cathedrals in the world, onto Bonn and the birthplace of Ludwig Van Beethoven, before travelling to Trier, the oldest city in Germany and birthplace of Karl Marx, and much more
Then onto Luxembourg where you will embark on a guided tour of the Constitution Square, Adolphe Bridge, and Palace of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and more before returning to Paris where you will then catch your flight home
Checkout the ‘Itinerary’ tab above for more information about your tour
Return international flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Paris (please see ‘Fine Print’ for other departure cities and surcharges) plus all return airport transfers during your trip
Eight nights of deluxe hotel stays - spend five nights in Paris, one night in Brussels, one night in Amsterdam, and one night in Trier
Nine sensational daily buffet breakfasts throughout your journey - enjoy the opportunity to experience local cuisine on your own
Comfortable and convenient transportation on board a deluxe coach and the benefit of an experienced and knowledgeable English-speaking guide
All taxes, gratuities and fuel surcharges
Travelling by yourself or don't want to share a room? Single traveller options are available for only $999 more per person
No need to worry about getting your preferred dates. The Booking Guarantee means that if you try to make a booking within 14 days from purchase and can't get your preferred dates in the validity period, you can get a full refund
How to Book Your Travel Dates! Once you purchase your preferred Luxury Escapes package, you will receive a travel voucher with the direct reservation details for the tour. When you are ready to finalise your travel dates and confirm your booking, contact the tour provider directly through the reservation details provided in the voucher
Click on the 'Fine Print' tab above to read all the terms and conditions relating to this offer
What We Like
There's no better way to immerse yourself in the history and culture of Europe than with a sensational curated experience - enjoy deluxe hotel stays, expert English speaking guides, decadent and authentic dining experiences and make unforgettable memories along the way
Take the stress out of planning a trip and enjoy this wonderfully curated European odyssey, combining world famous landmarks and must-see attractions with the chance to explore unique and diverse cities not frequented by your average traveller - a truly unforgettable way to experience the magic of Europe
Take the stress out of planning a trip and indulge in a tour - the perfect way to see the most vibrant and celebrated European Cities
You can view all the terms and conditions relating to this offer by clicking on the Fine Print tab above
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Valid for travel on select departure dates from 11 July 2016 until 24 October 2016 (bookings must be made before 1 May 2016)
IMPORTANT: All bookings must be made before 1 May 2016
Departure Dates: 11 July 2016, 18 July 2016, 25 July 2016, 1 August 2016, 8 August 2016, 15 August 2016, 22 August 2016, 29 August 2016, 5 September 2016, 12 September 2016, 19 September 2016, 26 September 2016, 3 October 2016, 10 October 2016, 17 October 2016, and 24 October 2016
Booking Guarantee: Make a booking within 14 days from the date of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates within the validity period of the deal then we will give you a FULL refund. Please note that evidence of an attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email no more than 2 days after the 14 day period. At this point, we will escalate with management to try and secure your preferred dates and if they are still unavailable, a full refund will be payable (bookings must be made before 1 May 2016)
Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, bookings for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a first in, best dressed basis
Voucher is valid for ONE PERSON (twin share)
You must purchase and redeem TWO VOUCHERS per booking if travelling with someone, or a single traveller surcharge will apply. Participants of any age will have to purchase a full price ticket
Please note, all children (aged from 0 to 12 years of age) must purchase a full price voucher sleeping on existing bedding (queen or two single beds)
Single Traveller Options are available for a surcharge of $999 per person, payable direct to the tour operator at time of reservation
Please note, voucher does not include sightseeing admission or entrance fees
The tour includes an international economy class flight from Melbourne or Sydney to Paris, and an international economy class flight from Paris to Melbourne or Sydney. A surcharge of $500 per person applies for departures from Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. Carriers include China Eastern, Korean Airlines, Qatar Airlines or similar carriers
Please note, guests can choose to arrive earlier or extend their stay for a surcharge of $500 per person (return flights MUST depart from Paris). Should guests wish to depart from an alternative European city a surcharge of approx. $1000-$1500 per person applies, alternate city departures are strictly subject to flight availability and departure location. All surcharges are payable direct to the tour company. All changes to departure dates require a minimum of four months notice, and no changes can be made after the flight tickets have been issued
Tour Group Capacity: Tours operate with a minimum of 15 people and a maximum of 45 people. In the even that the tour does not meet the minimum departure number, the tour company will arrange to transfer voucher holders to an alternate departure date
Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity throughout the tour is two adults and two children (sleeping on existing bedding)
All accommodation is subject to availability. If a desired hotel is not available, alternate accommodation of a similar standard will be provided
Connecting rooms are available at all hotels, please enquire at the time of booking. However, they are strictly subject to availability and can not be guaranteed
WiFi access is available at all hotels, however WiFi is not available on the coach
Sinorama Holidays reserves the right to change the published itinerary without notice
Booking Changes including but not limited to name changes, ticket transfers or changes to departure or return dates will incur a surcharge before the air ticket has been issued and is subject to airline availability. Members may make a maximum of one change, please contact the tour provider directly for more information
Tours cannot be rescheduled after the tour provider issues air ticket. Please note all seats are subject to availability. Tour will be confirmed after voucher has been redeemed with the tour provider at time of booking
The tour provider suggests that passengers are covered by travel, medical, health and other types of insurance. These cannot be obtained in Europe and must be organised prior to your departure
Package excludes Visa application fee, upgrades, add-on excursions, optional tours; laundry and other items of a personal nature; any upgrade surcharges and trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change; cost for anything not specifically mentioned in voucher inclusions
All excursions and activities are subject to availability and depend on the itinerary
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher
Nights must be used consecutively
Strictly no refunds for this voucher for amendments or change of date - fees are at the tour operators discretion/policy
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations
Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash
A departure pack with all tour documentation will be provided to you by the tour company via email once your booking has been confirmed and must be presented on arrival
All surcharges are payable directly to the tour provider
Please note, a tourism VISA may be required for travel for some guests
Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas
A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa. Please take the time to visit our preferred vendor website at www.visasdirect.com.au/luxescapes to assist you with any visa application requirements and processes
Package cannot be split
The value and comparative savings has been determined based on the tour company's published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependant on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving
All activities and services are subject to availability
Redemption instructions can be found on your voucher
How to get there
Getting to Europe is easy! Return International economy class flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Paris are included in your package plus handy airport transfers!
To view other Australian departure cities and corresponding surcharges, click on the ‘Fine Print’ tab.
Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.
And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!
How does it work?
It's very simple - make your booking request within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card (or PayPal account). Please note, if you get your preferred dates and later change your mind on when you want to travel, the Booking Guarantee will not apply to your request for a change of dates.
What do I need to do?
Simply make your booking with the tour operator by e-mail within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates simply contact our support team via email with evidence of your attempted booking - within 16 days from purchase to get a full refund.
Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.
10 Day Fantastic Europe Tour
(Tour does not include sightseeing admission or entrance fees)
Meals: In-flight meals
Australia – Paris
Depart for Paris on an overnight international flight
Pick up at Paris airport and transfer to hotel. Paris, the most populated municipality and the capital of France, is at the center of the Paris Basin. It attracts nearly 80 million visitors from all over the world. The tourist attractions of Paris, is explained by the large number and wide variety of points of interest, the rich historical, cultural and artistic heritage, the temperate climate and the ease of access, transport infrastructure and more
After breakfast, a guided tour to visit the main monuments in Paris. Departure for the Arc de Triomphe de l’Etoile, walking on the Champs-Elysées, visiting the Place de la Concorde. Then departure for the Notre Dame Cathedral. Then we head to the Eiffel Tower. You can go up to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower to admire the panoramic view of Paris.
After lunch, visit the Louvre Museum, one of the largest museums in the world, you can admire its beautiful artistic works. Then we head to the Montmartre. In Montmartre: the ideal place to admire the view from the Sacred Heart. You can also enjoy the architecture of the Sacred Heart Basilica and draw like many artists practicing around the lively terraces. Back to the hotel. (Option: Paris night with Cruise on the Seine)
Paris – Castle Chenonceau – Castle Amboise
After breakfast, departure for the castle in the Loire valley. The Loire is the longest and most beautiful river in France. In this region called 'Garden of France', hundreds of castles are sown along the river of Orleans to Anger. During the Hundred Years War between the Kingdom of France and Britain, the French kings fled to the castles of Val. Many castles are entered in the list of UNESCO World Heritage of culture of which the castles of Chambord, Chenonceau and Amboise are the best known.
Paris – Castle Versailles – Palace Fontainebleau – Barbizon
After breakfast, departure for the castle Versailles. Listed as UNESCO World Heritage over 30 years, the Palace of Versailles is one of the finest achievements of French art in the seventeenth century. Then leave for the château de Fontainebleau, whose architecture and decoration of the palace had a considerable influence on the history of art, not only in France, but throughout Europe. Before returning to Paris, a stop en route to the village of Barbizon, located on the edge of the forest of Fontainebleau (Seine-et-Marne), around which some painters flocked for nearly fifty years between 1825 and 1875.
Paris – Bruges
Departure in the morning from boulevard Champs-Élysées to Belgium. Arrive at the "Venice of the North" - Bruges. Known as the pearl of Flanders, we 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, continue to Brussels, panoramic guided tour of the city with the famous Grand Place, King's house and City Hall, Atomium, Jubel Park, statue "Little Julian". A good chance to buy the famous Belgian chocolate. Accommodation: hotel on the outskirts of the city.
Brussels – Hague - Amsterdam
After breakfast, leave for Hague, the seat of the Dutch government and parliament. First arrive at the Peace Palace where stays the Cour International of Justice and then, the Scheveningen central park.
After lunch, continue to the beautiful village of Zaanse Schans to visit the windmill, workshop clogs, cheese farm. Arrive in Amsterdam. Go to visit the Diamond Factory then take a cruise on the canals.
Amsterdam – Cologne –Bonn – Trier
After breakfast, departure in the morning to Cologne and visit the Cologne Cathedral, one of the largest cathedrals in the world. Continue to Bonn, birthplace of the great composer Ludwig Van Beethoven, Capital of the Federal Republic of Germany between 1949 and 1990. Panoramic guided tour to the former offices of the Federal Government, University of Bonn, Beethoven Square, etc. After lunch, continue to Trier, the oldest city in Germany, the birthplace of Karl Marx, founder of communism
Trier – Luxembourg – Reims – Paris
Visit the Porta Nigra, and then walk up to the house of Karl Marx. Continue to Luxembourg, panoramic guided tour of the Constitution Square, Adolphe Bridge, and Palace of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. After lunch, drive to Reims and visit the Reims Cathedral. Arrive in Paris in late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast and in-flight meals
Paris - Australia
Transfer to Paris International Airport and fly back to Australia