8 Day Amsterdam & Paris

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Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. This program offers a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. The program's unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria.

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  • Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Independent Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Paris-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights accommodations in your choice of hotels
    • 3 nights Amsterdam
    • 3 nights Paris
  • Breakfast daily

Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. This program offers a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. The program's unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria.

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  • The day the optionals operate varies by the day of the week
Amsterdam Panoramic City Tour by Bus & Boat 9:00 AM

This panoramic tour of Amsterdam takes you to some of the highlights of this iconic city. From the comfort of a modern air-conditioned motor coach, we will show you countless interesting sights and amazing views on the outside of the city centre. You will be able to admire the idyllic suburban scenery and the architecture of beautiful mansions. The tour also includes a visit to a windmill on the Amstel River and a visit to a local diamond factory. From this point you can decide whether you want to explore Amsterdam further on your own or return to the bus which will take you back to where the tour started. Afterwards, enjoy a tour through Amsterdam's famous canals and Old Harbor. Board a glass-top boat and cruise the canals to view historic homes with beautiful fronts, 16th-century warehouses, and charming churches with bell towers.

Departs from 26 Damrak, the main street between central station & Dam square. Drop-off at 26 Damrak.

Day #3 22 Mar 2018 - 28 Oct 2018 $40.00
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Half Day Marken, Volendam & Windmills 8:45 AM

This excursion takes you through the countryside north of Amsterdam, to the edge of the river Zaan, where you will visit the windmill village De Zaanse Schans, with its characteristic green wooden houses. At the turn of the 18th century this district was an industrial area with approximately 700 windmills in use. In this day and age there are only five left. Through typical Dutch scenery you will continue to Volendam for a city walk, and then to the traditional fisherman’s village of Marken, situated on the shores of the former Zuiderzee. This tour includes a visit to a working windmill, a boat ride between Marken and Volendam, a demonstration in a cheese factory and visit to a traditional clogmaker.

Departs from 26 Damrak, the main street between central station & Dam square. Drop-off at 26 Damrak. Approximate tour duration is 5.5 hours.

Day #4 22 Mar 2018 - 28 Oct 2018 $70.00
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Grand Louvre Museum (GL) 2:15 PM

This Grand Louvre walking tour begins with a stroll through the commercial area outside the Louvre, and continues inside the museum where an experienced guide will present various exhibitions. Of the many exhibits found therein, this tour covers those of the medieval fortress, the modern pyramid, the Egyptian Department, and some of the museum's most reputed masterpieces, including Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.

Departs from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #6 10 May 2018 - 02 Jun 2018 $75.00
04 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018 $75.00
02 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018 $75.00
15 Jul 2018 - 04 Aug 2018 $75.00
06 Aug 2018 - 14 Aug 2018 $75.00
16 Aug 2018 - 01 Sep 2018 $75.00
03 Sep 2018 - 06 Oct 2018 $75.00
08 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018 $75.00
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Evening City Tour, Cruise & Eiffel Tower Tour (CIT) 6:15PM

Experience Paris’s most beautiful and well-known sights by night as you travel via the Place de la Concorde and continue along the Champs Elysées as far as the Arc de Triomphe. Marvel at the Opera House, the Orsay Museum, and the Luxembourg Palace and Gardens as you take in the "City of Lights." Then, you will board a glass-topped vessel for a delightful one-hour Seine River cruise. Enjoy commentary detailing the many historic monuments lining the banks of the Seine as you cruise. End your tour with a visit to the Eiffel Tower and enjoy a panoramic view of France’s unforgettable capital from the second floor observatory.

From June to August, part of the tour will take place in daylight.

Departs from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Day #6 23 May 2018 - 25 May 2018 $107.00
29 May 2018 - 29 May 2018 $107.00
31 May 2018 - 02 Jun 2018 $107.00
07 Jun 2018 - 10 Jun 2018 $107.00
13 Jun 2018 - 20 Jun 2018 $107.00
22 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018 $107.00
05 Jul 2018 - 06 Jul 2018 $107.00
08 Jul 2018 - 10 Jul 2018 $107.00
15 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018 $107.00
21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018 $107.00
30 Jul 2018 - 31 Oct 2018 $107.00
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Versailles Apartments (VAM) 8:45 AM

Relive the glorious period of Louis XIV, XV and XVI as you pace one of the largest and most influential formal gardens in the world. Today's tour takes you to Versailles Palace to witness the grandeur of French classical architecture. Visit the Palace and extravagant State Apartments, including a guided visit to the Reception Halls, the Queen's Bedroom, and the Hall of Mirrors. You will also have time to walk the palace grounds and formal gardens*, designed by Andre le Notre, at your leisure. En route, you will be prepared for your tour with commentary detailing the history of this magnificent site.

**Please note during April to October entrance to the gardens is not included but can be purchased locally

Departs at 8:45 am from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #7 02 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018 $107.00
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