Epic Journey through Europe Travel Package

On this imersive journey through Europe, you will be captivated by the best each destination has to offer. A "Once in a Lifetime" Journey!

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What's Included in your Epic Journey Through Europe Travel Package
  • 3-Nights Accommodation in Madeira, Portugal
  • 3-Nights Accommodation in Libson, Portugal
  • 7-Nights Accommodation on a River Cruise (Booked separately)
  • 2-Nights Accommodation in Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • 2-Nights Accommodation in Salamanca, Spain
  • 1-Nights Accommodation in Madrid, Spain
  • 2-Nights Accommodation in Barcelona, Spain
  • 2-Nights Accommodation in Valencia, Spain
  • 3-Nights Accommodation in Rome, Italy
  • 3-Nights Accommodation in Florence, Italy
  • 2-Nights Accommodation in Venice, Italy
  • 2-Nights Accommodation in Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1-Nights Accommodation in Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1-Nights Accommodation in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1-Nights Accommodation in Nuremberg, Germany
  • 2-Nights Accommodation in Munich, Germany
  • All Experiences as noted in the Itinerary
  • Private Transfers
  • Ferry Services
  • 24/7/365 Support from your Travel Designer and our Team
  • All Journeys Customized to Your Wishes

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Your Epic Journey through Europe Travel Package Itinerary

Day 1-3 Madeira, Portugal

Funchal is a beautiful city with a rich cultural heritage. Its name comes from the Portuguese word “funcho,” which means fennel, a plant that used to grow abundantly in the area. The city was founded in the early 15th century and became an important stopover for Portuguese sailors on their way to the New World. Today, Funchal is a cosmopolitan city that combines the old and the new in a unique way, making it a must-visit destination for travelers.

Accommodations: Reids Palace Hotel

Step through our doors and into a world of timeless elegance on the breathtaking ‘Island of Eternal Spring’
Surrounded by lush subtropical gardens, Reid’s Palace perches above picture-perfect Funchal Harbour. Having welcomed guests for 130 years, we’ve perfected the art of indulgence. Anticipate gorgeous panoramic views, innovative cuisine and the superb service of a bygone era—you may never want to leave.

Activities in Madeira


Day 4-6 Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, is a vibrant and historic city that offers something for everyone. With its charming streets, historic architecture, and stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon is a popular destination for travelers from all over the world. Visitors can explore the city’s numerous museums, galleries, and landmarks, including the Belem Tower, the Jeronimos Monastery, and the Castle of São Jorge. The city’s food scene is also renowned for its fresh seafood, delicious pastries, and flavorful wines, and the nightlife is lively and diverse. For outdoor enthusiasts, Lisbon offers opportunities for hiking, cycling, and watersports, and the beaches in and around the city are a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Overall, Lisbon is a charming and exciting city that combines history and culture with modern amenities and stunning natural beauty.

Accommodations: Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade

The Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade elegant 5-star hotel has comfort, luxury and style. On prestigious Avenida da Liberdade, close to the historic districts and the congress center, the hotel integrates business and leisure. Enjoy your preferred flavors and new discoveries at the Matiz Lisboa restaurant and bar.

Activities in Lisbon


Day 7-13 Flavors of Spain & Portugal River Cruise

Set sail in Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges” and gateway to the Douro River Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with rambling vineyards and charming quintas, which cling to the steep sides of the river. Taste wines from these vineyards and discover the timeless traditions of Portuguese winemaking throughout your journey before visiting some of Spain’s glorious cities: the golden-hued city of Salamanca, the ancient walled city of Toledo, and cosmopolitan Madrid, renowned for its world-class museums, stately gardens and lively tapas bars.

Accommodations: AmaWaterways AmaVida

Timeless elegance spills from the decks of the AmaVida, a ship that debuted on Portugal and Spain’s Douro River in 2013. Rust and gold color schemes bring together the Douro’s breathtaking sunsets and a sepia hue that conjures timeworn snapshots of the world’s oldest demarcated wine region.

Activities on your River Cruise


Day 14-15 Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela is a captivating city located in the region of Galicia, Spain. It is renowned for being the final destination of the famous Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, attracting thousands of pilgrims and travelers from around the world. The city is dominated by its awe-inspiring cathedral, the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, which is believed to house the remains of Saint James the Great. The old town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a maze of narrow medieval streets, charming squares, and historic buildings. Visitors can wander through the atmospheric streets, exploring the local shops, cafes, and restaurants that offer traditional Galician cuisine. Santiago de Compostela is not only a religious and cultural hub but also a vibrant city that showcases a unique blend of history, spirituality, and Galician charm.

Accommodations: Parador de Santiago de Compostela

The Parador de Santiago de Compostela is one of the oldest and most luxurious hotels in Spain. It is in the Plaza del Obradoiro next to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, one of the most visited cathedrals in the world, and has witnessed the passage of pilgrims over the centuries.

It began as a Royal Hospital with the Catholic Monarchs to offer them shelter and today it’s known as Hostal dos Reis Católicos. The historic building preserves the Plateresque façade on the outside, four cloisters, elegant corridors and hallways, spectacular rooms, and a museum in its interior.


Activities in Santiago de Compostela


Day 16-17 Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca, located in the region of Castile and León, Spain, is a city steeped in history and renowned for its prestigious university, Universidad de Salamanca, one of the oldest in Europe. The city’s rich architectural heritage is showcased in its magnificent sandstone buildings, such as the iconic Plaza Mayor, which serves as the heart of Salamanca. The university itself boasts stunning structures like the Plateresque facade of the Escuelas Mayores and the famous library, which houses ancient manuscripts. Salamanca exudes a vibrant atmosphere, with its bustling streets, lively cafes, and a thriving student population. Visitors can immerse themselves in the city’s cultural offerings, from attending traditional Spanish concerts and performances to sampling delectable local cuisine. 

Accommodations: Grand Hotel Don Gregorio

If you come to Salamanca and want to stay in the historic center, Don Gregorio will make your stay an unforgettable experience.

The building is an old 15th century palace owned by the gentleman D. Antonio Mangas Villafuerte. Despite having been restored to become the luxury accommodation it is today, it still perfectly reflects its historical essence.

The 17 elegant rooms of Don Gregorio, decorated in a personalized way and incorporating elements of great value, have all the comforts of a 5-star establishment.


Activities in Salamanca


Day 17-18 Madrid, Spain

Madrid, the vibrant capital city of Spain, is a bustling metropolis that pulsates with energy and offers a captivating mix of history, culture, and modernity. The city is home to stunning architectural landmarks, such as the Royal Palace and the grand Plaza Mayor, which showcase its rich royal heritage. Madrid is also renowned for its world-class museums, including the Prado Museum, housing masterpieces by renowned artists like Velázquez and Goya. The city’s lively atmosphere is best experienced through its bustling markets, vibrant plazas, and charming neighborhoods like the trendy Malasaña and bohemian La Latina. Madrid is a culinary delight, with its tapas bars, Michelin-starred restaurants, and traditional taverns serving up delectable Spanish cuisine. 

Accommodations: Hotel Santo Mauro, Autograph Collection

The Hotel Santo Mauro invites you on a journey to the 19th Century, staying in the home of one of the most influential figures in Madrid society at that time, the Duke of Santo Mauro. With its French-influenced design and architecture, the hotel consists of three buildings set in the most sophisticated private gardens in Madrid, with fountains and terraces shaded by ancient chestnut trees.

Activities in Madrid


Day 19-20 Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, the vibrant capital city of Catalonia in Spain, is a captivating destination that seamlessly blends rich history, stunning architecture, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. The city is famous for its iconic landmarks, most notably the breathtaking Sagrada Familia and the unique architectural wonders of Antoni Gaudí, such as Park Güell and Casa Batlló. Barcelona’s vibrant streets are adorned with lively markets, bustling cafes, and a lively street culture. The Gothic Quarter, with its narrow medieval streets and charming plazas, offers a glimpse into the city’s past, while the lively beachfront promenade of La Barceloneta invites visitors to enjoy sun, sea, and a vibrant nightlife scene. Barcelona is also a paradise for art enthusiasts, boasting world-class museums like the Picasso Museum and the Joan Miró Foundation. 

Accommodations: El Palace Hotel

Located in the center of Barcelona and with over 100 years of history, El Palace Barcelona is one of the icons of the Catalan city. Luxury and elegance are its main characteristics and one of the main reasons why all those who have stayed within its walls keep an unforgettable memory.


Activities in Barcelona


Day 21-22 Valencia, Spain

Valencia, situated on the southeastern coast of Spain, is a facinating city that seamlessly blends a rich historical legacy with modern attractions. Known for its stunning architecture, Valencia boasts the impressive City of Arts and Sciences, a futuristic complex that includes a planetarium, an opera house, and a science museum. Valencia’s old town, with its winding streets and beautiful plazas, showcases the city’s medieval heritage, while the lively Mercado Central offers a sensory delight with its vibrant displays of fresh produce and local delicacies. Valencia’s coastal location allows visitors to enjoy its stunning beaches, and its culinary scene is a treat for food enthusiasts, with traditional dishes like paella and horchata being must-try specialties. 

Accommodations: Hotel Balneari Les Arenes

Perfect for guests who appreciate a stylish ambience, this exclusive beach hotel with all the comforts of the luxury class is located about one mile from the tourist heart of Valencia. There are public transportation stops in the immediate vicinity.

Activities in Valencia


Day 23-25 Rome, Italy

Rome, the Eternal City, encapsulates centuries of history, art, and culture. As the capital of Italy, Rome stands as a living testament to the grandeur of the ancient Roman Empire. The city is home to iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Pantheon, each bearing witness to the city’s glorious past. Rome is also renowned for its awe-inspiring Vatican City, with St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel housing masterpieces by Michelangelo and other revered artists. Wandering through Rome’s picturesque streets, visitors encounter beautiful piazzas, charming cafes, and gelato shops tempting them with delicious treats. The city’s vibrant neighborhoods, such as Trastevere and Monti, offer a blend of history, bohemian vibes, and mouthwatering cuisine. From exploring ancient ruins to indulging in exquisite Italian cuisine, Rome beckons travelers to immerse themselves in its timeless allure and experience a captivating journey through the layers of its fascinating history.

Accommodations: Hotel Palazzo Manfredi 

Sitting pretty across the street from the Colosseum is Palazzo Manfredi, a luxurious retreat perfectly placed for a visit to explore the many masterpieces of Rome. The hotel is designed to put its views of its stunning neighbour front and centre. Marvel at its ancient beauty when you open your drapes in the morning, watch dusk fall over its walls as you dine and take in its glittering lights by night at the bar. Echoes of its past as the villa of a nobleman can be felt throughout the hotel – plush furnishings with rich fabrics and unique designer pieces give a real feel of Italian luxury.

Activities in Rome


Day 26-28 Florence, Italy

Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, is a city of timeless beauty and artistic brilliance nestled in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. With its wealth of historic treasures and architectural marvels, Florence is a living museum that captivates visitors with its artistic heritage. The city is home to renowned landmarks such as the iconic Duomo, with its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and the Uffizi Gallery, housing an extraordinary collection of masterpieces. Strolling through the cobbled streets of Florence, one encounters charming piazzas, elegant palaces, and artisan workshops showcasing the city’s dedication to craftsmanship. 

Accommodations: Brunelleschi Hotel

Amongst all the various hotels in Florence, Brunelleschi Hotel is the only one that was created within a circular Byzantin tower of the 6th century and a medieval church, entirely reconstructed with a special care for maintaining the original characteristics of the two buildings.

Activities in Florence


Day 29-30 Venice, Italy

Venice, the dreamy city of canals, is a unique and ethereal destination unlike any other in the world. Built across a network of 118 small islands in the Venetian Lagoon, Venice is a masterpiece of architectural beauty and romantic allure. The city’s iconic canals, navigated by gondolas and lined with splendid palaces and ornate bridges, create a mesmerizing atmosphere that transports visitors to a bygone era. Venice is renowned for landmarks such as St. Mark’s Square, home to the stunning St. Mark’s Basilica and the elegant Doge’s Palace. The city is also famous for its vibrant arts scene, hosting the renowned Venice Biennale, and its intricate glass craftsmanship on the island of Murano. As visitors wander through the labyrinthine streets, they can immerse themselves in the city’s rich history, marvel at the breathtaking Venetian Gothic architecture, and savor delectable Venetian cuisine. Venice is a city that evokes a sense of magic and romance, inviting travelers to get lost in its maze of canals, discover hidden corners, and experience a truly unforgettable journey.

Accommodations: Hotel Danieli

Facing the Venetian lagoon and just steps from San Marco, the 5-star Hotel Danieli provides elegant and spacious accommodations, while the rooftop restaurant, Terrazza Danieli offers spectacular lagoon views. The historic hotel showcases majestic Venetian architecture that dates back as far as the 14th Century.

Activities in Venice


Day 30 Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt, located in the heart of Germany, is a dynamic and cosmopolitan city that seamlessly blends rich history with a thriving modern metropolis. The city’s skyline is punctuated by gleaming skyscrapers, earning it the nickname “Mainhattan,” a testament to its impressive financial district. Yet, Frankfurt also offers a wealth of cultural and historical attractions, including the picturesque Römerberg square, the magnificent Frankfurt Cathedral, and the renowned Städel Museum, housing an extensive collection of art spanning several centuries. Visitors can explore the vibrant Sachsenhausen district with its traditional apple wine taverns and enjoy the bustling atmosphere of the Zeil shopping street. With its blend of modernity, historical charm, and a rich cultural scene, Frankfurt showcases the dynamic spirit of Germany, making it a fascinating destination for both business travelers and tourists alike.

Accommodations: Sofitel Frankfurt Opera

Enjoy a french lifestyle with luxurious stay at Sofitel Frankfurt Opera. This 5-star luxury hotel is in the heart of Frankfurt, near the Alte Oper, the New Old Town and other sights of the metropolis. This elegant hotel shines in classy parisian chic and pool & spa area in stylish surroundings. Experience french art de Vivre, customer-oriented service and refined kitchen with regional accents.

The prime location by the Alte Oper is ideal for shopping in the elegant boutiques of Goethestraße. Museumsufer, Römer & the New Old Town are also close by. Main station, fair & airport are also nearby.

Activities in Frankfurt


Day 31 Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg, nestled in the picturesque Neckar River Valley, is an enchanting city in southwestern Germany that exudes charm and historical grandeur. Best known for its prestigious Heidelberg University, one of the oldest in Europe, the city boasts a rich intellectual and cultural heritage. The iconic Heidelberg Castle, perched high above the city, offers panoramic views and transports visitors back in time with its Gothic and Renaissance architecture. The idyllic Old Town, with its cobblestone streets, half-timbered houses, and lively market squares, creates a captivating atmosphere. Strolling along the romantic Philosopher’s Walk or crossing the historic Old Bridge, visitors can soak in the breathtaking natural beauty of the surrounding hills and the Neckar River. Heidelberg is also renowned for its vibrant cultural scene, with theaters, museums, and festivals that celebrate music, art, and literature.

Accommodations: Heidelberg Suites

Poets, artists and philosophers made Heidelberg the heart of Germany’s romantic movement. And this rich cultural heritage is woven into every aspect of Boutique Hotel Heidelberg Suites. Set in a striking white, 19th-century villa, this boutique hotel fits right in with its Old Town surroundings. While within, a renovation by renowned Italian designers, Michele and Christine Bonan, mix romanticism with contemporary flair.

Activities in Heidelberg


Day 32 Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart, located in southwest Germany, is a vibrant and modern city that seamlessly blends its rich automotive heritage with a thriving cultural scene. As the birthplace of iconic car brands like Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, Stuttgart is known as the “Cradle of the Automobile” and offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore automotive museums and tour production facilities. The city is also home to a rich architectural heritage, with the majestic Stuttgart Palace, the modernist Weissenhof Estate, and the futuristic Mercedes-Benz Museum being notable highlights. Stuttgart’s cultural landscape is equally impressive, with world-class opera and ballet performances at the Stuttgart State Opera, diverse art exhibitions at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, and captivating theatrical productions at the Schauspielhaus Stuttgart. Nestled amidst picturesque vineyards and rolling hills, Stuttgart provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, and wine tasting. 

Accommodations: Le Méridien Stuttgart

Renowned for its German wineries, medieval castles and baroque palaces, Stuttgart is a long-time royal residence and home of Mercedes and Porsche, whose museums are fascinating landmarks. In between those cultural hotspots, Le Méridien Stuttgart is located near the city center, the Old Castle and the New Castle. Our family friendly hotel boasts elegant guest rooms and suites, as well as a spacious wellness area featuring an immersive pool, sauna area and a fully equipped gym. The green parklands of the Schlossgarten opposite the hotel is ideal for an iconic stroll or jog. Across the park, Stuttgart’s central street, the Koenigstrasse invites guests for shopping and entertainment.

Activities in Stuttgart


Day 33 Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg, located in the Bavaria region of Germany, is a city steeped in history, culture, and charm. Renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture, Nuremberg offers a captivating journey through time. The city’s iconic castle, Nuremberg Castle, stands proudly atop a hill, providing panoramic views of the city below. The historic old town, surrounded by intact city walls, is adorned with picturesque half-timbered houses, cobblestone streets, and beautiful Gothic churches, such as the impressive St. Lorenz Church and the Frauenkirche. Nuremberg is also famous for its association with the Nuremberg Trials, which took place after World War II. Visitors can learn about this significant historical event at the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds. Additionally, the city hosts the world-renowned Nuremberg Christmas Market, one of the oldest and most cherished in Europe.

Accommodations: Karl August

Nuremberg is like a bright spark on the timeline of history. Historically beautiful and forever full of ideas. Dreamy, but always pioneering. Between the walls of the Old Town, life unfolds with effortless ease. Here in the very heart of Europe, the silhouette of the medieval castle towers over a future full of innovation and inspiration.

Concept stores and traditional crafts, artisan bakeries and florists, hip DJ sounds, craft beer and hearty cuisine… all the things that make Nuremberg so special are here to discover in and around the Karl August. Neighbours become partners, hotel guests become explorers. In a place that fuses the spirit of the city with the vibes of its visitors.

Activities in Nuremberg


Day 34-35 Munich, Germany

Munich, the vibrant capital city of Bavaria in Germany, is a destination that seamlessly combines rich history, cultural treasures, and a thriving modern atmosphere. Munich is home to magnificent architectural landmarks, including the grandeur of Nymphenburg Palace and the stunning Frauenkirche with its iconic twin towers. The city’s historic center, Marienplatz, is adorned with beautiful buildings and the famous Glockenspiel, a captivating clock tower spectacle. Munich is also a hub for art and culture, with world-class museums like the Alte Pinakothek and the Pinakothek der Moderne showcasing remarkable collections. Visitors can savor Bavarian cuisine at traditional beer gardens and sample local delicacies like pretzels, sausages, and Weisswurst. With its blend of history, art, gastronomy, and a welcoming atmosphere, Munich offers a captivating experience for travelers seeking to immerse themselves in the heart of Bavaria.

Accommodations: Hotel Bayerischer Hof 

As soon as you set foot in the hotel, you will be struck by the sense that this is a luxury establishment with a personal touch. What’s more, people are delighted to see you.

Activities in Munich

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