ake in all the spectacular sights from Image Tours’ signature Heart of Europe Circle Tour, including medieval villages and scenic mountain vistas, while adding Rome, Pisa, Florence, Tuscany, an extra night in Paris, and two nights in London. You will see it all on the Grand Tour!
During your first week experience the old world charm and scenic beauty of the Dutch Lowlands, with pristine examples of canals, bridges and windmills; Flemish Antwerp, known for its convivial atmosphere and outdoor cafes; the legendary Rhine River where you’ll glide past endearing villages, medieval fortresses, and hillside vineyards on an upstream pleasure cruise; Heidelberg, idyllically situated on the Neckar River and dominated by the ruins of Heidelberg castle; Rothenburg, a beautifully preserved medieval village surrounded by the original town walls and without a single modern building in sight; Munich, the elegant capital of Bavaria; and Innsbruck, capital of Tyrol and two-time host of the Winter Olympics.
The second week is focused on romantic Italy featuring Venice, famous for its colorful gondoliers and magnificent St. Mark’s Square; Verona, of Romeo & Juliet fame; Rome, an energetic, modern metropolis that is proudly protective of its abundant historical sites including the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and Pantheon; Pisa, home to the intriguing Leaning Tower; Florence, with its countless sculptures and architectural masterpieces; and the Tuscan countryside which is painted with golden rolling hills, olive groves and sleepy villages.
Your final week includes the Swiss Lake District, where snow-capped peaks emerge in the distance while palm trees greet you along the shores of Lake Lugano; two nights in fabulous Paris, rich in history, art and architecture; and a high speed Eurostar train ride under the English Channel for a two night stay in the electric, history-laden London.