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2022 Europe's Cosmopolitan Cities: Amsterdam, Brussels & Paris - Escorted By Eric Wertz - Akron Departure - Book now and Save $200
from $4,599 pp

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Destinations: France, Netherlands

AAA Escorted Tour - Europe's Cosmopolitan Cities: Amsterdam, Brussels & Paris - Escorted By Eric Wertz - Akron Departure - Book now and Save $200

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Delve into the cosmopolitan allure of three of Europe’s most diverse and culturally engaging cities. Get to know Amsterdam on a canal cruise before tasting your way around a local neighborhood on a multi-stop lunch tour. Step back in time at Zaanse Schans and the quaint harbor village of Edam.

July 30 - August 8, 2022

from $4,599 per person (Double occupancy)

          $5,599 per single

Book now and Save $200 per person!!

          

Deposit $800 due at time of booking

" Join me on this exciting European Tour!"

Eric Wertz

AAA Journey Manager - 12 years international Tour Experience!

Join Eric for the trip of a lifetime!

Contact your AAA Travel Agent - Group Tour Expert for information

Call to Book 1-800-633-9300
Included With Your Trip

AAA Exclusive Member Benefit

  • Save an Additional $50 Off Per Person

Tour Inclusions:

  • Transportation to airport from AAA Akron
  • Round trip international air from Cleveland, Ohio
  • 12 Meals ( 8-breakfast, 1-lunch and 3-dinners)


Highlights Include:

It's Your Choice: 

  • In Belgium, spend the day in medieval Bruges, exploring this fairytale town - or- stay in Brussels and join a local guide for a panoramic city tour and a vist to Parliamentarian.
  • See Paris' most iconic sights like the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees, lle de la Cite and Place Vendome on a panoramic city tour -or- hop on Le Metro with a local guide for a walking tour of the medieval Marais neighborhood and the gardens and arcades of Palais Royale.
 Must See Inclusions:

  • Cross the Ardennes and the French Countryside aboard the high-speed Thalys train en route to Paris
  • Create your own adventure in Paris with a day at leisure
  • Behold the once -a decade ode to horticulture and nature at the Floriade Garden EXPO

Culinary Inclusions:

  • Admire the city skyline as you float down the Seine on a relaxing dinner cruise
  • Taste your way through a local neighborhood on a lunch tour in Amsterdam

Cultural Experiences:

  • Hear the history of Amsterdam and cruise its iconic canals on a priovate boast
  • Experience the eclectic Montamrte neighborhood and see a slice of everyday Parisian life

Additional Information


Europe's Cosmopolitan Cities: Amsterdam, Brussels & Paris

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Delve into the cosmopolitan allure of three of Europe’s most culturally engaging cities, plus experience the once-a-decade Floriade Expo. Get to know Amsterdam on a canal cruise before tasting your way around a local neighborhood on a multi-stop lunch tour. Choose how you explore Belgium: spend the day in medieval Bruges or dynamic Brussels. Travel from Brussels to Paris via the high-speed Thalys train. Explore the hilltop Parisianarrondissement of Montmatre. Enjoy a full day to explore Paris as you please before bidding Europeadieu with a farewell dinner cruise along the Seine. Art, cuisine, and history unfold before you as you experience the grandeur of Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris.

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Day 1: Overnight Flight

You’re on your way to discover some of Europe’s most intriguing cities. From the canals of Amsterdam to the historic city of Brussels and the iconic boulevards of Paris, you’ll experience a dynamic mix of cultures, cuisine, and history across the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Day 2: Amsterdam, Netherlands - Tour Begins

Your tour begins in Amsterdam, the thriving 800-year-old capital of Holland. Take the day to get settled in and explore the city before joining your fellow travelers for a delicious welcome dinner. After getting your fill of local flavor, you may choose to cap off your night by joining your Tour Manager for a stroll through Amsterdam’s famous Red Light District.

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Day 3: Amsterdam

See the city the way it’s meant to be seen – by canal. On your private boat, cruise under sloping bridges and pass by quintessential Dutch houses as you hear stories of the city’s past and present. Step off the boat and into a local neighborhood where you’ll explore further with your taste buds on a lunchtime tasting tour. The rest of the afternoon and evening is yours to discover Amsterdam as you wish.

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Day 4: Amsterdam - Floriade - Amsterdam

Vibrant flowers and countless shades of green blanket the sprawling grounds of Floriade, a once-in-a-decade event that celebrates horticulture on an epic scale. Spend most of your day exploring the grounds and discover the role that living flora and fauna play in our modern world. Enjoy your last evening in Amsterdam at your leisure.

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Day 5: Amsterdam - Brussels, Belgium

Before you bid the Netherlands farewell, stop at a local farm in Woerden to learn about cheese making and try a bite yourself. Arrive this afternoon in Brussels, the multicultural hub of the European Union with a unique and eclectic vibe. Get to know your home for the next 2 nights before enjoying dinner in the heart of historic Brussels.

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Day 6: Brussels

Today, experience Belgium how you wish, because it’s your choice! Spend the day in Bruges, exploring the cobblestone streets, canals, and romantic bridges of this fairytale town -OR- stay in Brussels and join a local guide for a panoramic city tour and a visit to Parlamentarium – an interactive museum that showcases the history of the EU Parliament and how it works today.


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Day 7: Brussels - High Speed Train - Paris, France

Zip through the Ardennes and the French countryside on the incredibly efficient high-speed Thalys train, arriving in Paris in less than 2 hours. Say bonjour to this capital city’s alluring blend of culture, cuisine, and history in the hilltop arrondissement of Montmarte, where hip bohemia meets sky-high basilicas like the iconic Sacré-Cœur. Settle into your hotel and enjoy an evening to explore your new neighborhood at your leisure. Perhaps you’ll consider an optional dinner at the dynamic Paradis Latin* cabaret show, featuring champagne, can-can dancers, and endless excitement.

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Day 8: Paris

Get to know Paris in a way that fits you best, because it’s your choice! See Paris’ most iconic sights like the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees, Île de la Cité, and Place Vendome on a panoramic city tour -OR- hop on Le Métro with a local guide for a walking tour of the medieval Marais neighborhood and the gardens and arcades of the Palais Royale. This afternoon, you may choose an optional guided tour at the renowned Louvre Museum** or spend your free time simply doing as the Parisians do and relax at a sidewalk café.

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Day 9: Paris

Today is yours to explore more of what Paris has to offer. Perhaps you will join an optional excursion to the magnificent Palace of Versailles** and walk through its storied halls and stunning gardens. As the sun fades and the “City of Light” debuts its sparkling grandeur, join your traveling companions for a dinner cruise along the Seine and to toast the end of a wonderful journey with Paris twinkling all around you.

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Day 10: Paris - Tour Ends

Bid Europe au revoir as your tour comes to a close today.

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Departure Dates
Start: July 30, 2022
End: August 8, 2022
Price: $4,599 pp


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