Best packages for your Europe trip from India

The beauty of Europe is diverse and awe-inspiring. Be it the tranquil wilderness of Iceland, the fashionable French Riviera, the rolling hills of Tuscany, the scenic fjords of Norway, or the picturesque villages of the Amalfi Coast, Europe captures our imagination in myriad ways. From historical wonders to natural beauty to farm fresh food and fashion, Europe has always been a favourite with travellers from India and around the world.

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Europe Packages

1. Greece – Athens, Mykonos&Santorini
2. France, Switzerland&Italy
3. London&Scotland
4. East Europe

We list some of the key attractions in Europe you can explore on your next vacation:

Europe Packages

We have here four amazing holiday packages in Europe that gives you the perfect blend of leisure and adventure:

a. Athens

Must-see attractions:

  • Acropolis of Athens
  • Parthenon
  • Plaka
  • Erechtheion
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Mount Lycabettus
  • National Archaeological Museum
  • Ancient Agora of AthensMonastiraki

Top things to do:

  • Acropolis and Museum tour
  • Athens city tour
  • Explore street art
  • Ride a bike to Plaka
  • Go for Delphi day trip
  • Boat ride to Agistri, Moni and Aegina
  • Feast on traditional Greek cuisine
  • Book a wine tasting tour

Where to stay – We recommend:

  • Grand Hyatt Athens
  • Wyndham Grand Athens
  • Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens
  • King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens
  • InterContinental Athenaeum Athens
    Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens

b. Mykonos

 

Must-see attractions

  • Little Venice Quarter
  • Delos
  • Kato Mili
  • Beaches: Paradise Beach, Platys Gialos Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Super Paradise Beach
  • Panagia Paraportiani
  • Ano Mera

Top things to do

  • Explore the alleys of Mykonos
  • Admire the scenic view from Armenistis Lighthouse
  • Relax at the quaint bars and cafes with a view of Little Venice
  • Visit the windmills
  • Take a cruise from Ormos Port to watch the sunset
  • Party at the clubs
  • Experience the flavours of traditional Greek delicacies

Where to stay – We recommend:

  • Myconian Ambassador Hotel
  • Kivotos Luxury Boutique Hotel
  • Myconian Utopia Relais & Chateaux
  • Santa Marina Resort and Villas
  • Mykonos Grand Hotel and Resort

c. Santorini

Must-see attractions

  • Oia
  • Fira
  • Nea Kameni
  • Perissa Beach
  • Akrotiri Excavations
  • Kamari Beach
  • Museum of Prehistoric Thera
  • Pyrgos
  • Therasia
  • Ancient Thera

Top things to do:

  • Discover the famous white and blue houses in Fira
  • Admire magnificent views of the caldera
  • Enjoy sunsets at Oia
  • Cruise the volcanic islands and Palea Kamini hot springs
  • Hike from Fira to Oia
  • Spend time in Amoudi Bay, a small fishing village
  • Go for a wine tour
  • Walk on the wooden footbridges in Akrotir

Where to stay – We recommend:

  • Villa Katikies
  • Ambassador Aegean Luxury Hotel & Suites
  • Alta Vista Suites
  • Casa Vitae Suites
  • Oia Santo Maris Luxury Suites and Spa
  • Andronis Boutique Hotel

Best Time to Visit Greece

Spring to early summer (April to mid-June); and  Autumn (September to mid-October).

Visa fee:

Schengen Visa is required. Cost is INR 8,500 approx.

A brief itinerary:

In our exclusive handcrafted itinerary for 6 nights and 7 days to Greece, you get to explore the rich history of Athens, the vibrant Mykonos island and the enchanting landscape of Santorini.

Day 1: Arrive in Athens. Transfer to hotel. Day at leisure.

Day 2: Athens City tour including Acropolis.

Day 3: Transfer to Santorini on a ferry.

Day 4: Santorini Volcano tour by ferry.

Day 5: Transfer to Mykonos on a ferry.

Day 6: Breakfast in hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 7: Ferry transfer from Mykonos to Athens for the flight back to India.

For more information about the tour itinerary, choice of hotels and more, get in touch with our holiday specialists.

a. France

Must-see attractions:

  • Louvre Museum
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Mont Saint-Michel
  • Champs-Élysées
  • French Riviera
  • Sacré-Cœur
  • Musée d’Orsay
  • Montmartre

Top things to do:

  • Enjoy the setting sun from the Eiffel Tower
  • Walk the Charming Old Quarters of Paris
  • Go sailing in Saint-Tropez
  • Ski in the French Alps
  • Bike around Bordeaux
  • Enjoy a candlelit evening at Château Vaux-le-Vicomte
  • Shop at the Colorful Markets of Aix-en-Provence
  • Explore classic French cuisine

 Where to stay – We recommend:

  • Hotel Metropole, Monte Carlo
  • Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo
  • Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo
  • Sinner Paris
  • Villa Florentin

Best time to go

France is best in spring, summer and autumn. Best time to go is between March and October.

Visa fee:

Schengen Visa is required. Cost is INR 8,500 approx.

b. Switzerland

Must-see attractions:

  • Jungfrau
  • Jungfraujoch
  • Mount Pilatus
  • Chillon Castle
  • Chapel Bridge
  • Rhine Falls
  • Titlis
  • Lake Lucerne
  • Eiger

Top things to do:

  • Ski in the shadow of the Matterhorn
  • Relax and enjoy the views on the GoldenPass Line
  • Take a train to Jungfraujoch
  • Get close to nature at the Swiss National Park
  • Go hiking in the Alps
  • Wine tasting in Vaud
  • Shop for Swiss chocolates
  • Step back in time at the Château Chillon

 Where to stay- We recommend:

  • Waldhaus Flims Alpine Grand Hotel & Spa
  • Swiss Diamond Hotel & SPA – Lake Lugano
  • Hotel Splendide Royal
  • Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
  • Hotel Les Sources des Alpes
  • The View Lugano

Best time to go:

Switzerland is a pretty much all round year destination except the winter months (Dec-Feb) when heavy snow can and wet weather can play spoilsport.

Visa fee:

Schengen Visa is required. Cost is INR 8,500 approx.

c. Italy

 

Must-see attractions:

  • Colosseum
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Roman Forum
  • Pantheon
  • Doge’s Palace
  • Mark’s Square
  • Cinque Terre

Top things to do:

  •  Visit the Valley of the Temples
  • Climb Mount Vesuvius
  • Explore Cinque Terre
  • Take a boat trip to the Blue Grotto
  • Soak in the waters of Lake Como
  • Marvel at the Colosseum
  • Discover the ruins of Pompeii
  • Take a boat trip along the Amalfi Coast
  • Explore the Historic Center of Siena
  • Spend an afternoon at the Vatican
  • Visit Saint Mark’s Basilica
  • Discover the Roman Forum
  • Bite into the four cheese pizza in Naples
  • Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • View The Last Supper in Milan
  • Tour the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Follow the Chianti Wine Route
  • Throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain

Where to stay – We recommend:

  • Palazzo Manfredi – Relais & Chateaux
  • Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal Spa and Winery
  • Quellenhof Luxury Resort Passeier
  • Hotel Chalet Mirabell
  • Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Milan

Best time to go

Spring (April to June), or Fall (September to November) when there are fewer tourists, lower prices, and moderate temperatures.
Summer can be hot, busy, and expensive.

Visa fee:

INR 8,500 approx for Indians to get the visa for the tour.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Paris
Arrival and transfer to your hotel in Paris. Day at leisure.

Day 2: Paris
City tour in Paris. Go up the Eiffel Tower. Cruise along the River Seine. Walk the boulevards and explore the breathtaking monuments of Paris. Have dinner in the Latin Quarter, a picturesque historic area.

Day 3: Paris
Visit Disneyland Paris.

Day 4: Paris – Noyers – Beaune – Lyon
Visit the Vineyards in Beaune and Bourgogne region. Post lunch, visit Lyon, the capital of Roman Gallia on the banks of the Rhône (its historic centre has been declared a World Heritage site). Enjoy walking around the area.

Day 5: Lyon – Geneva – Zurich
After breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Geneva. Arrival followed by lunch. Transfer to Zurich, passing by the beautiful Leman Lake (Lake Geneva) and Neuchatel Lake.

Day 6: Zurich – Rapperswil – Zurich
Begin the day with a walk along the most populated city of Switzerland, Zurich, the financial and cultural capital of the country. Then go for a boat ride on Zurich lake, get off in Rapperswil, a small and highly picturesque village with a medieval castle. Return to Zurich by train.

Day 7: Zurich – Grindelwald – Lucerne – Zurich
Admire the fantastic Alpine landscape on a cable car ride. Have lunch up in the mountain. Go up to Lucerne, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. In the evening, just walk around and enjoy the city.

Day 8: Zurich – Burglen – Morcote – Milan
Visit the town of William Tell and Morcote. Transfer to Milan, Italy. Visit Lake Como and Duomo Square.

Day 9: Milan – Pisa – Rome
Visits to the Piazza Dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), Leaning Tower of Pisa. Transfer to Rome.

Day 10: Rome
City tour of Rome.

Day 11: Rome
After breakfast, start your journey back home.

a. London

 

Must-see attractions:

  • Big Ben
  • Coca-Cola London Eye
  • Tower of London
  • Tower Bridge
  • Buckingham Palace
  • The British Museum
  • Hyde Park
  • Paul’s Cathedral
  • Westminster Abbey

Top things to do:

  • Get a lesson in history at the Tower of London
  • Look at the precious stones at the British Museum
  • Go antique hunting at the Portobello Road Market
  • Watch the Change of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
  • Create magic at the Harry Potter Studio Tour
  • Eat your way around Borough Market
  • Spend a Sunday at Columbia Road Flower Market
  • Visit Wilton’s, the oldest music hall in the world

Where to stay – We recommend:

  • Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London
  • Kimpton Fitzroy London
  • The Marylebone
  • The Savoy
  • Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

Best time to visit:

You can plan your trip any time of the year. However, spring (late March to early June) and autumn (September to November) are the best times to visit

Visa fee:

UK visa is required. Charges are INR 10,000/- approx

b. Scotland

Must-see attractions:

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Loch Ness
  • Loch Lomond
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Urquhart Castle
  • Ben Nevis
  • Stirling Castle
  • Arthur’s Seat
  • Calton Hill

Top things to do:

  • Swim in fairy pools, Isle of Skye
  • Take an eagle’s-eye view of the west coast, Lomond
  • Relax at the pink sand beaches along the Angus coast
  • Visit Fingal’s Cave, Isle of Staffa
  • Drink at mainland Britain’s remotest pub, Knoydart
  • Take the Jacobite Steam Train from Fort William to Mallaig
  • Cruise the Crinan Canal on a vintage steamship

Where to stay- We recommend:

  • The Edinburgh Grand
  • Inverlochy Castle Hotel
  • Glenapp Castle
  • Prestonfield
  • Crossbasket Castle

Best time to visit:

You can plan your trip any time of the year.
However, spring (late March to early June) and autumn (September to November) are the best times to visit as it’s usually warm and dry. Winters are best avoided.

Visa fee:

UK visa is required. Charges are INR 10,000/- approx

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: London
Arrive in London and transfer to the hotel.
Later, visit the Wallace Collection and British Museum.

Day 2: London
Visit the Westminster, St. James’s, and the London Eye.

Day 3: London
City tour of London and the Tower.

Day 4: London
Visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, Southwark, & London Zoo.

Day 5: London
Visit  Kensington, King’s Cross, & the British Library.

Day 6: Scotland
Transfer to Edinburgh. Check in at the hotel and relax for the day.

Day 7: Scotland
Explore the beauty of Edinburgh.

Day 8: London
Visit Oxford Street, Piccadilly and the West End.

Day 9: London
Day Trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon, Bath, & Stonehenge.

Day 10: London
Begin your journey back home.

East Europe brings to mind old towns, picturesque mountains, tempting cuisine and more. East European destinations are now growing in appeal as travellers from the world over now want to unravel their mystical charm.

Places to visit:

  • Poland
  • Czech Republic.
  • Austria
  • Slovakia
  • Hungary

Best time to visit:

Spring (March-May); and
Autumn (September – November)

Visa fee:

Schengen Visa is required. Cost is INR 8,500 approx.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Poland
Arrive at Warsaw and transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure.

Day 2: Poland
Visit the old town in Warsaw. Visit the churches, cathedrals, monuments, Royal Palace square and column square, Lazienki & Belvedere palace.

Day 3: Poland
Travel to Krakow. En-route visit Auschwitz-Birkenau. On arrival in Krakow, check in at the hotel and rest.

Day 4: Poland
After breakfast go for a Krakow guided tour. Visit Krakow’s old town, Market Square, St. Mary’s Basilica, St. Florian Church, Town Hall Tower and The Barbican. Take a walk on the coronation road of Polish kings to The Royal Wawel Castle, Wawel Hill. In the evening visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Day 5: Czech Republic
Transfer to Prague. In the evening go for a cruise on the Vltava River.

Day 6: Czech Republic
City tour of Prague. Explore the Municipal House, Wenceslas Square, National Museum, Charles Bridge, and Prague Castle. Return to old town to visit the Tynchirch, St. Nicholas church, famous Astronomical clock and Town Hall.

Day 7: Austria
Travel from Prague to Salzburg by coach. Evening at leisure to explore the city on your own.

Day 8: Austria
Post breakfast, enjoy a guided Sound of Music tour, followed by a visit Salt Mines.

Day 9: Austria
Post breakfast travel to Vienna by coach. En-route go for the Seegrotte tour and experience an underwater boat ride.

Day 10: Austria
The Schonbrunn Palace tour.

Day 11: Slovakia
After breakfast, travel to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.

Day 12: Hungary
Reach Budapest and in the evening take a boat ride. Day 13: Hungary
Explore the city of Budapest, including the charming town of Szentendre.

Day 14: Hungary
Transfer to Budapest airport to board the flight back home.

Conclusion

Why should you book Europe customized tour packages?

A vacation to Europe is absolutely enchanting. But, instead of going for group tours and fixed departures, look out for Europe customized tour packages. Customized holiday packages are the best way to explore different places according to your preference and at your pace. Instead of the age-old one-size-fits-all kinds of holiday itineraries, opt for something that’s tailor-made for you. The beauty of personalization is that it gives you the flexibility to do things your way.

Europe is vast and complex and if not planned right, it can be confusing. Every traveller has their own special bucket list for Europe and would want to live those special moments differently. So while planning your holiday, opt for Europe customized tour packages.

While holidaying in Europe, customized tour packages shall help you explore the land in the way you want to, stay at hotels you wish for, dine at restaurants you want to and most importantly you shall have all these planned as per your budget. So, if you wish to go on a holiday to Europe, get in touch with a reliable tour company specializing in customized holidays and look for Europe customized tour packages. Book your package well in advance to get the best deals and discounts.

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