Selected Dates 2001, 2002

"Arrange for you own Hotel and Sightseeing Schedule"
Individual and Group Bookings Allowed

Days 1-6 Cruising the Atlantic
We begin our adventure today as we board the Queen Elizabeth 2, a cruise ship likened to a floating palace where glamorous nights at sea are only the beginning. The Queen Elizabeth 2 offers aerobic classes, deck sports, duty-free shopping and so much more. Feel free to enjoy the cinema, peruse the library and bookshop, stroll along the promenade, or improve your golf swing at the driving range, while we cruise the Atlantic on our way to the Old Continent.

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Day 7: England
Day 7: England - Small Group Tour Option
We arrive early this morning in Southampton Harbor. We start our European tour in the south of England, first Arundel, dominated by a huge castle, then later, we drive through Brighton and see the Royal Pavilion before continuing to Battle. We spend the night in Ashford.

Day 8: Cathedral, Castle & Capital City
A tour of Ashford provides a nice start to our day, afterwards we visit the Canterbury Cathedral before heading for Leeds Castle in the afternoon. While at Leeds Castle we will have the chance to stroll through the magnificent gardens while admiring our surroundings. This evening we can look forward to seeing a show and having a delicious dinner in London, where we spend the next three nights.

Day 9: London
This morning we have a tour of London with visits to St. Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London, from where we see the most important sights of this beautiful city. We will cruise the River Thames in the afternoon, and this evening, we can look forward to dinner at our hotel.
Day 10: Tudor Palace & Windsor Castle A visit to Hampton Court starts our day before we head to the well-known "Tudor Palace." Later, we have a tour of Windsor Castle, the residence of Queen Elizabeth II. Windsor Castle is the largest inhabited castle in the world. Dinner and overnight in London.

Day 11: Eurostar to Paris
We will board the Eurostar train this morning for our trip today to Paris. When we arrive in Paris, we will have an orientation tour with dinner and overnight in Paris, our home for the next three nights. Evening is free at our leisure.

Day 12: Paris Sights
Our tour will start early this morning with a visit to Champs Elysées Avenue, St. Honoré Street and Place Vendôme, home of the French president and also home of the most famous fashion designers. We continue our tour with stops at Notre Dame, Ste. Chapelle and finish our day with a dinner cruise on La Seine River.

Day 13: Palace of Versailles & Eiffel Tower
We have an early departure this morning to tour the magnificent and world-famous Versailles Castle and its gardens. As we return to Paris, we will climb to the third floor of the Eiffel Tower before enjoying an evening at our hotel.

Day 14: Marseilles, Aix & Provence
A morning departure by TGV (French High Speed Train) will take us to Marseilles. Upon arrival, we will be transferred to Aix and Provence to begin our visit to this warm and welcoming city before dinner at our hotel.

Day 15: Touring Provence
After breakfast this morning, we depart for Avignon, where we will visit the Castle of the Popes. Later we will walk on Saint Bénezet Bridge and continue on to Nimes with its arenas, Maison Carre, and gardens. We will also discover La Camargue area before returning to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 16: Cannes, Antibes & Beyond
We start our tour today with St. Tropez, Grimaud, and La Napoule. Then we head to Cannes, home of the famous Film Festival Centre where the stars congregate each year. We visit the world-famous sites of la Croisette with its palm trees and luxury hotels, and le Suquet where the rich and famous play. Later, we will visit Antibes, known for its seafaring history, where we see Port Vauban, the luxury yacht capital of the world. Then, it is on to the southern city of Nice. Upon our arrival, we will tour "Promenade des Anglais," place Massena, the Old Town, and Crimiez Monastery. Dinner is in Nice where we spend the next two nights.

Day 17: Monaco
An early departure today gives us time to tour St. Paul de Vence and Grasse, where we visit a perfumery. This afternoon will be spent in Monaco, and we will tour the Cathedral and the Prince's Palace. We will be in Monte Carlo tonight for dinner, then return to our hotel in Nice.

Day 18: Return to London

Today we transfer to Nice's train station to take the high-speed train back to Paris. We will then transfer to the Eurostar train to our northern destinattion of London. Dinner and overnight in London. Optional Flight home Today for

Day 19: Goodbye to the Old Continent

Today we transfer to Southampton Harbor to re-board the luxurious Queen Elizabeth 2 as we say good-bye to the Old Continent.

Days 20-24: Cruising the High Seas

Take the chance to relax in the spa and sauna, visit the computer learning center, enjoy the bridge and dance instruction offered aboard, or just spend the next few days relaxing as we return to the New World.

Day 25: New York City

Our enjoyable adventure ends today as we arrive in New York City.

Price: Special Group Discount Rates based on QE2 Cabin Category Selected - You may choose to reduce the price and the length of this tour by flying one way or roundtrip.

Price Includes: QE2 Transatlantic voyage, transport by train in Europe, deluxe motorcoach transportation, first class lodging throughout tour, fully guided sightseeing, breakfast & dinner daily on land and all meals on board, luggage porterage, and transfers in Europe.

Not Included: Transfers in the U.S.A. and gratuities.

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