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Grand European Cruise & Tour

From $2399 (was $2649)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

22 Days
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Introduction

Make the most of your European vacation on this dream tour of unique, culturally vibrant European destinations. Explore leading global capitals, cities that changed the course of history, foodie destinations, and more as you travel from highlight to highlight around Europe.

Tour Includes

8 Countries
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • France
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Italy
Sightseeing
  • Amsterdam
  • Bremen
  • Hamburg
  • Kiel
  • Copenhagen
  • Kristiansand
  • La Havre
  • La Coruna
  • Cadiz
  • Malaga
  • Barcelona
  • Marseille
Cruise Accommodations
  • 14 Nights
  • Cruise aboard Costa Cruise Line's Firenze
Hotel Accommodations
  • 6 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
Meals
  • All meals onboard ship
  • 4 Breakfasts and 2 Dinners on land portion
Service
  • A professionally trained English-speaking local tour director who is knowledgeable of the area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Baggage Handling
  • To and from your hotel room and cruise ship cabin throughout your tour for one piece of Checked Baggage per person.

Activity Level

Activity Level Active


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Tour Highlights

  • Discover Amsterdam on an illuminating canal cruise and city tour
  • Explore Hamburg, famous for its historical architecture and musical heritage
  • Fall in love with Lisbon on a full-day port stop in this adored mecca for foodies
  • Stroll the streets of Málaga, which inspired its most famous son, Pablo Picasso
  • Experience the Renaissance in Florence

Mandatory Vaccinations Against COVID-19

All guests, including minors, must be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines prior to departure to participate. Guest vaccination requirements are currently for all departures until further notice. For more information visit our Travel Safe page.

Free Balcony Upgrade and Free Beverage or Internet Package Set Sail Offers

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Accommodation Details


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Grand European Cruise

Tours Starts: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tours Ends: Rome, Italy

Day 1

Depart for Amsterdam

Day 2

Arrive in Amstedam

If you purchased airline tickets from YMT Vacations, a YMT representative will greet you at the Airport and transport you to the hotel. This evening, relax on your own. Then get to know your fellow travelers over a welcome dinner. (D)

Grand Hotel Amstelveen or similar

Day 3

Amsterdam Canal Cruise & City Tour

Enjoy a half-day boat tour through Amsterdam’s scenic canals, where you will see the New Church, the National Monument, and the Skinny Bridge across the River Amstel. Your cruise concludes in central Amsterdam, at which point you will continue for a short time on foot before stopping for free time and lunch on your own. The evening is yours to enjoy at your leisure. (B)

Grand Hotel Amstelveen or similar

Day 4

Bremen & Hamburg

Stop for lunch in beautiful Bremen, Germany’s oldest coastal city known for its lively culture and attractions. Famously, Bremen’s City Hall is housed in a UNESCO-listed 15th century Gothic civic building.Continue to Hamburg, Germany’s largest port city which is as renowned for its musical heritage as its architecture. (B)

Hotel Steigenberger or similar

Day 5

Hamburg City Tour & Embarkation in Kiel (Departs at 1:00 PM)

Start your day with a city tour of Hamburg. Standouts include the glass and brick Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall and the Medieval City’s half-timbered structures. Relax on your own or join us for an extra special optional tour. Transfer to Kiel for embarkation. Get settled into your cabin this afternoon on the Costa Firenze. ((B)

Day 6

Copenhagen, Denmark (10:00 AM -6:00 PM)

The Danish capital was first established in the 10th century, and during your time in this vibrant city you’ll have the chance to learn about its storied history while enjoying the cutting-edge technology that it now embraces.

Day 7

Kristiansand, Norway (9:00 AM -5:00 PM)

Spend the day enjoying Kristiansand, Norway's southernmost city and one of its most popular tourism destinations. Nicknamed Norway's Hollywood, you'll find no shortage of things to do in Norway's fifth largest city. Sites include the Kristiansand Zoo, Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park, and the white sand Bystranda Beach.

Day 8

At Sea

Day 9

Le Havre, France (7:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

When you arrive in Le Havre, France, opportunities to tour the attractions of the Normandy countryside await as soon as you leave your ship, while the sights of Paris are only 2.5 hours by high-speed train. Omaha Beach, the site of D-Day, is another option for a memorable daytrip.

Day 10

At Sea

Day 11

La Coruña, Spain (9:00 AM - 7:00 PM)

La Coruña centers on a narrow peninsula that juts from Spain’s northern coast, and is known for it's plentiful seafood at the world's oldest working lighthouse.

Day 12

At Sea

Day 13

Lisbon, Portugal (7:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Welcome to Portugal’s hilly coastal capital, watched over by 7 picturesque hills. The peaks’ view of Lisbon’s historic streets and stately ruins, mixed seamlessly with the modern world that grew up around them, is one of Europe’s prettiest.

Day 14

Cádiz, Spain (10:00 AM - 8:00 PM)

Cádiz boasts well-preserved ancient streets, seaside fortresses, and Moorish architecture infused with the easy going energy of contemporary Southern Spain.

Day 15

Málaga, Spain (8:00 AM - 7:00 PM)

The city that gave the world Picasso remains a wonderful place to visit. Explore art galleries, eat some of Spain’s beachside cuisine, see La Manquita, or enjoy Málaga’s fortresses, Alcazaba and Castillo de Gibralfaro.

Day 16

At Sea

Day 17

Barcelona, Spain (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Barcelona boasts 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as well as a long, sandy coastline, fabulous food, cultural and artistic exhibitions, and shopping. Use your time in this port to see Las Ramblas, Gaudí's Sagrada Familia, Olympic Park, and views from Montjuic.

Day 18

Marseille, France (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Marseille is France’s oldest city. Among the terracotta-roofed buildings lie many intriguing sights, including the majestic Palais Longchamp and the Cathedral of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde.

Day 19

Disembarkation in Savona, Pisa & Florence (Arrives at 8:00 AM)

Disembark this morning in Savona. Next, take a scenic drive to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Your night ends in Florence.

Hotel Firenze Pitti Palace or similar

Day 20

Florence & Rome

Wake up early for a walking tour of Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. See the 13th century Duomo with the Brunelleschi dome and Giotto's Campanile; Ghiberti's golden "Gates of Paradise" doors at the Baptistery of St. John; the Piazza della Signoria; and the Ponte Vecchio. Enjoy lunch on your own before heading to Rome for a panoramic city tour. Today’s sights include outside views of the Roman Forum; the exterior of the Colosseum; the statues, fountains, and cobblestone expanse of the Piazza Navona; the lavish Trevi Fountain; and the Spanish Steps.

Ergife Palace or similar

Day 21

Rome Leisure Day

There is history wherever you look in Rome, not to mention world-class shopping, outstanding food, and a vibrant culture. Spend the day enjoying the Eternal City on your own, or enjoy a YMT optional tour. The evening ends with a memorable included farewell feast. (D)

Day 22

Depart for Home


Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Hotels may differ depending on date. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tour vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights. Please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.


YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Balcony Cabin

Oceanview with veranda; 2 lower beds; some convert to queen. (248 sq. ft.)

Oceanview Cabin

Oceanview; 2 lower beds; some convert to queen. (191 sq. ft.)

Inside Cabin

2 lower beds; some convert to queen. (150 sq. ft.)

Deck Plans

Click here to view the Firenze deck plans on Costa Cruise Lines' website. Content that you may read may not be applicable to your tour, please speak with a YMT Travel Consultant for clarification.




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