Central Europe

Central Europe tour packages from India

Central Europe is caught between the two diverse worlds of Eastern and Western Europe. There are beautiful countries with vibrant cities in Central Europe, old town castles, market squares and rich history. The Central Europe tour is packed with natural beauty of mountains, lakes, rivers and forests.

The countries that make Central Europe are:

  • France
     
  • Germany
     
  • Italy
     
  • Switzerland
     
  • Netherlands
     
  • Belgium

 

In this handcrafted itinerary, you will visit:

1) France

France is a popular destination famous for its art and culture, as well as wine and cheese. Along with South France’s moderate climate and excellent beaches it also offers historic cities, beautiful countryside, castles, rich culture and food. The sheer variety of France is unquestionable and a country which is worth a visit.

In this itinerary, you will visit Paris.

A) Paris

The capital city is a global hub of art, fashion and culture. Paris has many famous museums and art galleries and is a magical place with so many places to explore. It’s no wonder that the city of love is a popular destination in the world.

The main attractions of Paris are:

  • The main attractions in Paris are Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, Notre Dame, Montmartre and Champs Elysees.
     
  • You can explore the Paris city by foot. Take a walk along the Seine River and the popular bridges.
     
  • You can cruise on the Seine River and admire the iconic historical monuments of the city.
     
  • The must-try dishes in Paris are Steak Frites, Choucroute, Paris Brest and bakery items like croissants, éclairs etc.

 

2) Germany

Germany, Europe’s largest economy, offers beautiful landscapes, romantic palaces, wonderful cities and vibrant culture. It has an abundance of forests and mountains, lovely old Cathedrals and small medieval towns. Nature lovers will get opportunities in the Germany’s outdoor activities.

In this itinerary, you will visit Munich and Schwarzwald.

A) Munich

Munich is a fun-loving city, known for its festivals and rich culture, along with the beautiful churches and outstanding museums and palaces. You should spend some time enjoying with the locals at a festival, a colorful market, or have a slice of Munich's famous cakes in a konditorei. Munich also offers many public parks and gardens.

The main attractions of Munich are:

  • The main attractions in Munich are Schloss Nymphenburg, Deutsche Museum, Olympia Park and Alte Pinakothek.
     
  • The must-try dishes of Munich are Spatzle, Schweinshaxe, Schmalz and Schnitzel.
     

B) Schwarzwald

A road trip adventure to the Black Forest is a must during your trip to Germany. You can go for a day trip from Munich and experience the incredible natural beauty, spectacular waterfalls, expansive lakes, dense forests and mountains. There are also endless things to do for the outdoor and adventure lovers. You must visit Black Forest if you are looking for an active and crowd free holiday in Europe.

The main attractions of Schwarzwald are:

  • You can explore the forest by car, also explore Freiburg im Breisgau Munster and Old Town,Baden-Baden Spas and Gardens and Triberg Waterfalls.
     
  • The must-try dishes of Schwarzwald are Spatzle, Berries, Pellkartoffeln mit Quark and Linzertorte.

 

3) Italy

Italy is a popular destination amongst tourists, especially from India. Italy offers variety of sightseeing and entertainment options. Italy, an amazing land of sunshine, sea and mountains has few of the most attention-grabbing and vibrant towns and places of interests for the tourists. Italy is home to art and buildings, art galleries, museums and exceptional restaurants and some of the outdoor activities. The cuisine of Italy is the world famous and people all over the world are crazy for the Italian dishes. Italy has a lot of wonderful stores for stylish shopping for all the travelers coming to Italy.

In this itinerary, you will visit Rome, Florence and Venice.

A) Rome

It is a city that is proud of its ancient glorious heritage and drenched in history and Christianity. You will be easily overwhelmed by all this magnificent city has to offer. It attracts visitors from all over the world who want to discover the city’s impressive monuments and archaeological sites along with its renowned cuisine and lively atmosphere.

The main attractions of Rome are:

  • The main attractions in Rome are Colosseum, Piazza Navona, Vatican Museum, Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps.
     
  • The must-try dishes of Rome are Suppli, Baccala, Pizza al Taglio and Pizza Romana.

 

B) Florence

Florence is a small cultural metropolis that offers visitors some of the best experiences. Florence is mainly visited for its museums, fashion boutiques, small towns or villages and Florentine cuisine. With so many things it offers, you won’t want to miss the highlights of Florence that made it a beautiful city to visit.

The main attractions of Florence are:

  • The main attractions of Florence are The Ufizzi Gallery, The Basilica of Santa Croce, Leaning tower of Pisa, Piazzale Michelangelo and The Church of Santa Maria Novella and museum.
     
  • You can take a day trip to the Tuscany Wine lands and taste the exotic wine and take a drive through the beautiful countryside.
     
  • The must-try dishes of Florence are Lampredotto, TagliatelleFunghi Porcini e Tartufo, Crostini, and Bistecca alla Fiorentina.

 

C) Venice

One of the most famous cities in Europe, Venice is mainly known for the canals and Gondola rides. The Floating city offers plenty of things like beautiful bridges, striking architecture, winding canals, historical buildings and Venetian cuisine. Venice offers many more interesting experiences that make the city even more intriguing.

The main attractions of Venice are:

  • The main attractions of Venice are St. Mark’s Square, Academia Gallery, San Giorgio Maggiore and Bridge of sighs.
     
  • Do not miss the wonderful Gondola ride through the Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands.
     
  • It is recommended to take a day trip to Murano, Burano and Torcello in your trip to Venice.
     
  • The must-try cuisines of Venice are Sarde, FrittoMisto, Tramezzino and Bigoli.

 

4) Switzerland

Switzerland has some of the vivacious and stunning places to visit. Switzerland offers large variety of things like mountains, cathedrals, castles, river cruises, natural beauty, scenery, glaciers, sightseeing options and delicious Swiss food. Indulge in the shopping and food of Switzerland apart from the other experiences that it offers. Plan your trip to Switzerland and get to experience and admire the fairytale beauty of the fascinating place.

In this itinerary, you will visit Zurich, Interlaken and Lucerne.

A) Zurich

The largest city of Switzerland, Zurich is said to be the economic and cultural hub of the country. It is a delightful and fascinating city for people as it offers dozens of museums, old town filled with medieval and Renaissance buildings, art and culture and rich history. You can enjoy sightseeing by foot of the city. Zurich is one of the finest Swiss towns to visit in the near future.

The main attractions of Zurich are:

  • The main attractions of Zurich are Uetliberg, Swiss National Museum, Grossmunster Church, Lake Zurich and Altstadt.
     
  • The must-try cuisines of Zurich are Cheese Fondue, Zurcher Geschnetzeltes, Zurcher Eintopf and Zopf.

 

B) Interlaken

To see magnificent scenery and enjoy lakeside resort, you must visit the city of Interlaken. Interlaken is one of the best known holiday resorts in Switzerland and one of the best Switzerland tourist places. Interlaken is a major tourist center and offer mountains, enjoy endless variety of walks, outdoor excursions and many other sports like windsurfing, parasailing, horseback riding and sailing are available. Day or night, you'll find plenty of things to do in and around Interlaken.

The main attractions of Interlaken are:

  • The main attractions of Interlaken are Harder Kulm, Hohematte Park, Schynige Platte, Lake Thun and Touristik Museum.
     
  • The must-try cuisines of Interlaken are Buffalo Mozzarella, Rocket salad and Spring roll.

 

C) Lucerne

Lucerne, sited on Lake Lucerne is surrounded by mountainous regions. The place offers various attractions like the beautiful lakeside setting, nearby mountains for excursion, filled with rich history and culture and shopping. This place which is a gateway to Central Switzerland is a place which surely needs to be visited.

The main attractions of Lucerne are:

  • The main attractions that Lucerne offers are Chapel Bridge, Old Town, Spreuerbruecke, Lowendenkmal and Swiss Transport Museum.
     
  • The must-try dishes of Lucerne are Roasted Flour soup, Polenta and braised beef, Alplermagronen and Nusstorte.
     
  • You can take a day trip to the beautiful Mt. Titlis.

 

5) Netherlands

In Netherlands, you’re guaranteed a great time in one of the friendliest countries of Europe. Netherlands offers picturesque villages, breathtaking gardens, sightseeing options, windmills, canals, medieval castles and more. The best way to capture and explore the alluring beauty of this country is by cycling.

In this itinerary, you will visit Amsterdam.

A) Amsterdam

The Amsterdam has canal old streets, beautiful architecture, shops and hotels. The capital city Amsterdam has an urbane quintessence and boasts of an active and a truly entertaining nightlife. The vibrant capital city of Amsterdam filled with museums showcasing a rich heritage of artists. In addition, it is home to historic sites, museums, houseboats, bridges and many other picturesque places. Amsterdam is a dream destination for many and it must be visited once in a lifetime.

The main attractions of Amsterdam are:

  • The main attractions are Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Vondelpark, Blomenmarkt and Jordaan.
     
  • Do not forget to enjoy the canal cruises and take a fabulous tour of the beautiful city.
     
  • The culture of beer tasting is important here and it is recommended to taste the different variety of beers in the city.
     
  • The must-try cuisines are Kroket, Speculaas, Patatje Oorlog, Frikandel Speciaal and Bossche Bol.

 

6) Belgium

A small country in Europe, Belgium is a blend of old and modern culture and trends. The mesmerizing country has a lot to offer from castles, mansions, museums, churches, architecture, shopping and a lot of other experiences. Belgium gives us the famous Belgium waffles. You may get spoiled by the offers but these places in Belgium will give you a memorable trip.

In this itinerary, you will visit Brussels and Bruges.

A) Brussels

The capital city of Belgium, it is also the administrative capital of the European Union. Brussels offers a plethora of options to make your holiday exciting are great museums, palaces, chapels and mansions. It also offers world class cafes, pubs, restaurants and shopping. There are also various sightseeing options which make this city a wonderful place to visit.

In Brussels things to do and attractions are:

  • The main Brussels attractions are Grand Palace, Atomium, Mini Europe, Mannekin Pis and Tintin Museum.
     
  • The must-try cuisines in Brussels are frites, mussels, gaufre, garnalen krokketen and tomaat met grijze garnalen.

 

B) Bruges

Bruges is one of the most stunning sightseeing in Belgium. The gorgeous palaces, chapels, and mansions of Bruges reflect the history of Vikings while the network of canals, flowing through the city has helped Bruges to earn the title of ‘Venice of the North’. It is a picturesque medieval town gifted with historic buildings and canals. You can explore the quaint town by bicycles and take a beautiful tour of the city. Enjoy boating in the canal and have Belgian hot chocolate in one of the cafes, the city has a lot more to offer to the people.

The main attractions of Bruges are:

  • The main attractions are Grote Market Square, Belfry Tower, and Gruuthuse Mansion.
     
  • Chocolate lovers can go chocolate tasting in the Chocolate Line in Bruges.
     
  • The must-try dishes of Bruges are frites, meatballs, Flemish stew, waffles, marzipan rolls and traditional beers like Ramee Blanche, Brugse Zot etc.

 

A Central Europe itinerary for your beautiful visit

Day 1: Arrival at Paris. Check in to the hotel. Overnight in Paris.

Day 2: City tour including the Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise etc. Overnight in Paris.

Day 3: Transfer to Munich followed by city tour. Visit the BMW Museum. Overnight in Munich.

Day 4: Take a day trip to the Black Forest area of Schwarzwald. Back to Munich. Overnight in Munich.

Day 5: Proceed to Titsee for an orientation tour. Enroute to Zurich. Check in to the hotel. Overnight in Zurich.

Day 6: Witness snowy landscapes of Mt. Titlis. Orientation tour of Lucerne city. Cruise on Lake Lucerne. Overnight in Zurich.

Day 7: Proceed for an orientation tour of Interlaken city. Overnight in Zurich.

Day 8: Proceed to Brussels. Check in to the hotel. Overnight in Brussels.

Day 9: Visit the Grand Palace, Mini Europe and more. Overnight in Brussels.

Day 10: Arrival at Venice. Check in to the hotel. Overnight in Venice.

Day 11: Tour of Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands. Overnight in Venice.

Day 12: Checkout and visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Later transfer to Florence. Walking tour of Florence city. Overnight in Florence.

Day 13: Transfer to Rome. Evening at leisure. Overnight in Rome.

Day 14: City tour of Rome and Vatican City. Visit Vatican museum, Colosseum and more. Overnight in Rome.

Day 15: Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to flight back home.

 

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