Explore Europe_ by zhangyun

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									             Explore Europe!
                                                Motorcoach
                                                Motorcoaches are an excellent method of
                                                crossing the diverse European country-
                                                side. All motorcoaches are air-condi-
                                                tioned and equipped with experienced,
                                                informative tour guides who will escort
                                                you on your journey, wrapped in comfort
                                                and security.


                                                Car Travel                                              Visit these exciting
                                                Many European travelers choose to rent
                                                a car so they have the freedom to stop at
                                                                                                      European Destinations!
                                                the sights they want to see and may                 Location                                  Page #

Trains                                          leave for their next exciting destination
                                                whenever they wish. Be sure to brush up
                                                on the rules of the road for each country
                                                                                                    Explore Europe ........................... 3

                                                                                                    Map of Europe ............................. 4
Most major vacation destinations are            you are visiting before you leave. For
served by the European system of com-           detailed information, rates and bookings,           Program Descriptions ................ 5
fortable and reliable passenger trains.
                                                please contact your travel agent.
   These trains can be either high-speed                                                            Independent City Stays
or leisurely for scenic excursions. Some                                                            Austria.......................................... 6
of the most famous high speed trains
                                                                                                    Belgium ........................................ 7
include the Eurostar, TVG, ICE,
Pendolino and Thalys. The Eurostar con-                                                             Czech Republic ........................... 8
nects Paris, London and Brussels and the                                                            France ....................................... 8-9
Thalys connects Paris, Amsterdam and                                                                Germany ............................... 10-11
Brussels. If you prefer an Italian flair, try                                                       Great Britain .............................. 12
the Pendolino express. It connects Paris
and Rome. From Rome you can continue
                                                                                                    Hungary ..................................... 13
to Venice moving to Switzerland, entering                                                           Italy........................................ 13-14
the realm of the masters of train travel,                                                           Netherlands ............................... 15
and finally to the ICE in Germany.                                                                  Poland ........................................ 16
   Create your own tour by combining
several city stays with rail travel between
each.
                                                Hiking                                              Portugal ..................................... 16
                                                                                                    Spain .......................................... 17
   Contact your travel agent for specific       Europe offers a world of contrasts for hik-         Switzerland ................................ 18
details and pricing.                            ers. From the fertile low country of The
                                                Netherlands to the highest peaks of the             Independent Tours

Rail Europe                                     Alps and everywhere in between, Europe
                                                has trails for beginning hikers to experi-
                                                                                                    The Matterhorn Trail ................. 19
                                                                                                    Glacier Express ......................... 19
Europasses                                      enced ones. Thousands of miles of trails
                                                are available for hiking enthusiasts. The           Escorted Tours
                                                best months for hiking in Europe are May            Provence & The Riviera ..... 20-21
For your convenience, Europasses are
                                                through October and all levels of trails are
available from DER and Rail Europe.
                                                available, from easy to rigorous. Ask your
                                                                                                    Northern Italy & Tuscany .... 22-23
Europasses provide unlimited travel                                                                 Swiss Alpine Adventure ........... 24
                                                travel agent for details.
on the rail networks of France, Germany,
                                                                                                    Music of Austria ........................ 25
Italy, Spain and Switzerland.
Supplemental passes are also available          All hotel rates are per person, per night,          Enchanted Germany ............ 26-27
to include unlimited rail access in Austria,    breakfast included, unless otherwise indi-          Oktoberfest ................................ 28
                                                cated. All pricing and optionals are approxi-
Hungary, Belgium, the Netherlands,
                                                mate and are correct as of the date of printing.
                                                                                                    Christmas Market Fantasy ....... 29
Luxembourg, Greece and Portugal.                Prices, optionals and hotel availability may be     Classic Christmas Markets ...... 30
Please contact your travel agent for fur-       subject to change. Operator cannot be held
ther information.                               responsible for omissions or errors in contents.
                                                All hotel categories taken from the 2000 print-
                                                ing of the "Official Hotel Guide." Operator takes
                                                no responsibility as to the accuracy of descrip-
                                                tions.


                                                                      3
Europe Your Way
                                                                                                                                      Amsterdam Canal




    Whether it’s a hotel for one night or an                    Rail Tours: Our independent unescorted
escorted tour; there is no limit, we can handle                 rail tours feature the famous Swiss Rail sys-
it. With our intimate knowledge of Europe and                   tem combined with first-class hotels and
services for every lifestyle, we help enhance                   sightseeing activities in internationally
your European vacation to make it personally                    renowned alpine resorts. This gives you the
suit you.                                                       option to travel to a set itinerary, but inde-
    Services listed are land-only rates and do                  pendently, and when you choose. All rail
not include airfare or transportation other than                tours includes first class hotels with private
indicated. For transatlantic flights, car rental,               bath, daily buffet breakfast and 2nd Class
or additional rail services, please contact your                Rail Tickets. First Class rail is available. Our
travel agent for options and rates.                             departures are daily, year-round. Experience
                                                                the thrill of the Matterhorn or travel to the Top
   Prague                                                       of Europe, while travelling on Switzerland’s
                                                                acclaimed panoramic trains such as the
                                                                GLACIER and PANORAMIC Express.




                                                                                                                                    Mix and Match: Items contained in the
                                                                                                                                    brochure are designed to allow you, the cus-
                                                                                                                                    tomer, the amount of flexibility you need.
                                                                                                                                    There are literally hundreds of ways to com-
City Stays: If you have an independent spir-                                                                                        bine City Packages, Escorted Tours, and Rail
it, but still want major travel arrangements                                                                                        itineraries to meet the conditions you set for
handled, a search through our city stay sec-                                                                                        your vacation.
tion can give you the peace of mind you seek.
                                                                                                                                    • If you want to extend your vacation, still
We offer accommodation and local services in
                                                                                                                                      see a major portion of the country, and
all major European destinations. If you don’t
                                                                                                                                      don’t want to drive yourself, select an
see it in our brochure, ask, as we may have
                                                                                                                                      escorted tour and buffer it between two city
just what you’re looking for.
                                                                                                                                      stays.
    With our unique "city stay" packages you
have the freedom to mix and match services                         Notre Dame in Paris                                              • Or once you’ve gained the confidence of
and cities to create your own individual itiner-                                                                                      travel with an escorted tour, extend your
ary. Each major city features hotels to fit                     Escorted Tours: Looking for camaraderie,                              vacation by spending a few extra days in
every budget, offering carefully selected 3, 4,                 travelling alone, mixing several destinations or                      the city – giving you ample opportunity to
or 5 star hotels that meet or exceed your                       just don’t want to drive? Our Escorted                                test your newly learned European skills.
expectations of what a European hotel should                    Motorcoach Tours provide a great way for you                        • Combine an escorted tour with a Rail tour
be. We mix these with optional services that                    to see a new country or revisit an old one, all                       streaking across the country, from Palm
include enough sightseeing and entertainment                    without having to lift a finger. We take care of                      trees to Glaciers, all within the span of a
to ensure a total quality experience without                    all the planning and day-to-day details so that                       few hours.
the hassles and added expense of booking on                     you can simply relax and take in the spectac-
your own.* Plus, there’s no minimum stay                        ular scenery.                                                          Why not design your own holiday? Extend
required in each city, which many other com-                       All Escorted tours include the expertise of a                    your tour into an unlimited adventure. Begin
panies require - Another way that we ensure                     Tour Director through-out, Motorcoach servic-                       or end your tour with a stay in one of the
your time is your own.                                          es for transportation needs, first-class hotel                      major cities, then take one of Europe’s
You create your own schedule according to                       accommodations with breakfast, check-in and                         famous high speed trains to your beginning
your wishes, and we provide the services to                     porterage, local city guides as indicated and a                     destination. Combine several cities this way
ensure your holiday is as stress free as a                      rare mix of sightseeing, entertainment and                          and see more of Europe. For example, you
vacation should be.                                             free time; finding just the right balance to                        could fly into Paris, take the TGV high-speed
*Optional bookings require a corresponding hotel reservation.   make your vacation a dream.* Plus, all depar-                       train to Zurich, go on your pre-selected rail or
                                                                tures listed are GUARANTEED departure                               escorted tour, then take the high speed train
   Frankfurt at Night                                           dates. This means you can confidently plan                          to Venice – beginning and ending your stay in
                                                                your vacation months in advance – without                           Europe’s Twin Cities of Romance.
                                                                having to worry that the tour may not operate                          Whatever you choose – we are confident
                                                                in the end.                                                         that we can provide you with quality, value,
                                                                * Tours begin & end at hotel and do not include transfers to/from   and services that you expect, every time you
                                                                originating or departing hotel unless otherwise indicated.
                                                                                                                                    travel.



                                                                                                4
Map of European
Destinations                                                               COUNTRIES

                                                                         1. Austria

                                                                         2. Belgium

                 6                                                       3. Czech Rep.

                                  9                            10
                                                                         4. France

                            2                  5                         5. Germany

                                                           3             6. Great Britain

                     4                                                   7. Hungary
                                      13               1            7
                                                                         8. Italy

                                                                         9. Netherlands

                                                   8                    10. Poland
           12
11                                                                      11. Portugal

                                                                        12. Spain

                                                                        13.Switzerland




                             City Stays
     Amsterdam       Frankfurt                         Lucerne          Salzburg
     Barcelona        Geneva                           Madrid             Venice
       Berlin        Innsbruck                         Munich            Vienna
      Bruges         Interlaken                            Nice          Warsaw
      Brussels        Krakow                               Paris          Zurich
     Budapest         Lisbon                           Prague
      Florence        London                               Rome

                                           5
Independent
  City Stay
                  Austria                                                        #
                                                                              SALZBURG             #
                                                                                                VIENNA
                                                                                                          Vienna Hotel Rates
                                                                                                          Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                          Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                          Season 1
                                                                                                                                          4/1-6/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                           9/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                          Season 2
                                                                                                                                                           7/1-8/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                         Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                         11/1-12/20/01

                   Vienna ~ Innsbruck ~ Salzburg                           #                              ANA Grand             Deluxe, City Center, Traditional
                                                                       INNSBRUCK                                                Single       $297         $255                $264
                                                                                                                                Twin         $181         $160                $165
                                                                                                                                Triple       $167         $151                $156
                                                                                                          Marriott              Superior First, City Center, Modern

     Vienna                                             OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
                                                        Guided City Tour: Take a fascinating tour
                                                                                                                                Single
                                                                                                                                Twin
                                                                                                                                Triple
                                                                                                                                             $159
                                                                                                                                               $87
                                                                                                                                               $72
                                                                                                                                                           $127
                                                                                                                                                             $73
                                                                                                                                                             $58
                                                                                                                                                                              $163
                                                                                                                                                                               $88
                                                                                                                                                                               $72
     Courtly Grace                                      of this lovely Tyrolean capital, seeing Bozner    Parkhotel             First Class, near Schoenbrunn Castle, Traditional
     Go back through time when you visit elegant        Place, Maximilian Strasse, Tempelstrasse,         Schoenbrunn           Single            $79          $68              $62
                                                        Salurnerstrasse, Annasaule, Rennweg,                                    Twin              $56          $49              $45
     Vienna with its graceful palaces and love of                                                                               Triple            $50          $44              $41
     fine art and music. See the world renowned         Innstreet and Marktgraben, with stops at
                                                        Court Castle, Basilika Wilten and Bergisel ski    Biedermeier           First Class, City Center, Traditional
     Lipizzaner horses, tour spectacular                                                                                        Single        $140          $113*        $113
     Schoenbrunn Palace or sip coffee in one of         jump plus a walking tour of the old city. (All                          Twin           $92           $71*          $71
     Vienna’s famed coffee houses before strolling      Year, 2 hr, Daily)                                                      Triple         $92           $71*          $71
                                                        • Price per person: $17                                                                 *Season 1 rates apply 8/22 - 8/31
     along the Ringstrasse with its lovely buildings.
                                                                                                          Ananas                First Class, 2 miles from City Center, Modern

                                                        Salzburg                                                                Single
                                                                                                                                Twin
                                                                                                                                Triple
                                                                                                                                                $82
                                                                                                                                                $56
                                                                                                                                                $50
                                                                                                                                                                $76
                                                                                                                                                                $51
                                                                                                                                                                $44
                                                                                                                                                                            $68
                                                                                                                                                                            $45
                                                                                                                                                                            $41
                                                        City of Music                                     Mercure               Moderate First, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                          Zentrum               Single      $127          $127      $127
                                                        The birthplace of Mozart, setting for the film
                                                                                                                                Twin         $78            $78      $78
                                                        “The Sound of Music” and home to an annual                              Triple        n/a            n/a      n/a
                                                        music festival, Salzburg has earned its musi-
                                                        cal reputation. The city is also famous for its   Innsbruck Hotel Rates
                                                        ornate Cathedral, the immense Fortress            Hotel & Rating                  Season 1        Season 2       Season 3
                                                                                                                                            4/1-4/30/01   5/1-10/31/01   11/1-12/20/01
                                                        Salzburg and its baroque style.                   Rate Per Person
                                                                                                          Europa Tyrol          Moderate Deluxe, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                                                                Single     $124          $124          $127
                                                          Salzburg View                                                         Twin         $87           $87            $88
                                                                                                                                Triple       $78           $78            $81
                                                                                                          Holiday Inn           Superior First, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                                Single         $83         $115                 $83
                                                                                                                                Twin           $50           $58                $50
                                           Vienna                                                                               Triple         $45           $53                $45
                                                                                                          Grauer Baer           Moderate First, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                                Single       $86          $114                  $86
     OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                                                                                       Twin         $56            $62                 $56
                                                                                                                                Triple       $50            $55                 $51
     Spanish Riding School: For over 400
                                                                                                          Central               Moderate First, City Center, Traditional
     years Classical Equestrian skills have been
                                                                                                                                Single       $96            $96          $60
     practiced in their highest form at this renowned                                                                           Twin         $59            $59          $38
     institution. Enjoy a viewing of the training and                                                                           Triple       $54            $54          $38
     performance of the famous Lipizzaner stallions
     at work. (All Year, 3 hr, Tues. - Fri. only)                                                         Salzburg Hotel Rates
     • Price per person: $46                                                                              Hotel & Rating                  Season 1        Season 2       Season 3
                                                                                                          Rate Per Person                 4/1-7/20/01 &
                                                                                                                                           9/1-10/31/01   7/21-8/31/01   11/1-12/20/01
     City Tour & Schoenbrunn Palace:
                                                                                                          Renaissance           Superior First, near Train Station, Modern
     See the significant sights of Vienna like the                                                                              Single         $96          $118         $68
     Ringstrasse with its State Opera House,                                                                                    Twin           $59           $74         $40
     Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Natural                                                                                     Triple         $54           $69         $35
     History, the Hofburg, the Parliament, Victoria     OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                              Crown Plaza           First Class, City Center, Traditional Interior
     Church and more. Plus visit the interior of                                                          Pitter                Single          $97          $228            $81
                                                        Mozart City Tour: Gain insight into the
                                                                                                                                Twin            $63          $128            $54
     Schoenbrunn Palace. On the way back, pass          gothic, renaissance and baroque aspects of                              Triple          $58           $77            $50
     by Belvedere Palace. (All Year, 3.5 hr, Daily)     the city as Mozart saw it. Travel past            Dorint                First Class, City Center, Modern
     • Price per person: $41                            renowned sights like Mozart’s birthplace,                               Single         $79         $109                 $81
                                                        Horses Pond, St. Peter’s Cathedral and                                  Twin           $47          $72                 $54

     Innsbruck                                          more. Tour Mozart’s residence with an
                                                        informative multi-media show taking you           Austrotel
                                                                                                                                Triple         $44          $62
                                                                                                                                First Class, 5 min from Old Town, Traditional
                                                                                                                                                                                $50


     Medieval Wonderland                                inside the music that makes this city special.
                                                        (All Year, 2.5 hr, Daily)
                                                                                                                                Single
                                                                                                                                Twin
                                                                                                                                                $86
                                                                                                                                                $59
                                                                                                                                                             $108
                                                                                                                                                              $81
                                                                                                                                                                            $73
                                                                                                                                                                            $46
     A lovely, walkable town, Innsbruck is framed by                                                                            Triple          $56           $78           $42
                                                        • Price per person: $29
     the majestic Alps and offers many sights,                                                            Stieglbrau            First Class, near Train Station, Modern
     including the Golden Roof, the city’s most                                                                                 Single         $99         $124         n/a
                                                                                                                                Twin           $56           $81        n/a
     treasured landmark. Enjoy the baroque atmos-                                                                               Triple         $54           $64        n/a
     phere as you explore the Court Palace and
     Court Church or learn about local culture.                                                           Transfers
                                                                                                          Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
                                                                                                          Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.
                                                                                                          Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                          holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel profession-
                                                                                                          al for details.
                                                                              6
Independent
  City Stay
                  Belgium                                                    #
                                                                           BRUGES
                                                                                       #
                                                                                                          Brussels Hotel Rates
                                                                                                          Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                          Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                         Season 1
                                                                                                                                          4/1-7/14/01 &
                                                                                                                                           9/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                          Season 2
                                                                                                                                                          7/15-8/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                         Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                         11/1-12/20/01

                                      Brussels ~ Bruges                             BRUSSELS              Crowne Plaza          First Class, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                                                                Single        $373*         $210         $188
                                                                                                                                Twin          $187*         $105           $95
                                                                                                                                Triple        $179*          $99           $87
                                                                                                                                                 *Season 2 rates apply 4/1 - 4/16
                                                                                                          Holiday Inn City First Class, City Center, Modern
     Brussels                                              Bruges - Boat On Canal                         Center           Single
                                                                                                                           Twin
                                                                                                                                          $74
                                                                                                                                          $41
                                                                                                                                                       $67
                                                                                                                                                       $37
                                                                                                                                                                                $91
                                                                                                                                                                                $49
     Europe’s Capital                                                                                     Novotel Tour
                                                                                                                           Triple         $37          $33
                                                                                                                                Moderate First, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                                                                                $46


     Enter unique Brussels where art nouveau                                                              Noire                 Single      $141*           $83        $162
     meets quaint cobblestone streets and the                                                                                   Twin         $76*           $50          $83
                                                                                                                                Triple       $54*           $36          $63
     headquarters of the European Union shares                                                                                                 *Season 2 rates apply 7/1 - 7/14
     the city with a comic-strip gallery. From luxuri-
     ous Grand Place market and elegant Grand
     Sablon square, to the Museum of Modern Art,                                                                                                             Belgian Beer
     Brussels is a hospitable city of exciting con-
     trasts.
                              OPTIONAL
                              EXCURSIONS:
                              Brussels Tour:
                              Enjoy such sights as
                                                         Bruges
                              the Grand Place and        Cherished Heritage
                              learn about the            Take a walk through history as you discover
                              remarkable city hall       the magic of Bruges. From the beautiful goth-
                              and guild halls.           ic architecture on the Burg and the peaceful
                              See St. Michael’s          community of Beguines, to the art museums
                              Cathedral, Congress-       like the Groeninge and the Memling, strolling
                              Column and the             this romantic canal-laced city is a treat.
                              Heysel district. Pass
                              the Royal Residence        OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
                              and explore the city       Bruges Tour by Horse-Drawn Tram:
                              center, full of antique    Enjoy this 45-minute tour that includes a stop
                              shops. Tour includes       near the romantic “Lake of Love,” the
                              Palace of Justice,         Minnewater, which features a tower that was
                              Royal Palace and           once part of the Old Town and a beautiful
                              more. (All Year, 3 hr,     park. Swans glide across the lake as a
                              Daily)                     reminder of Maximilian of Austria’s councilor,
                              • Price per person: $30    Pierre Lanchais, who was executed here in
     Antwerp Excursion: Antwerp, Belgium’s               1448.(All Year, .45 hr, Daily)
     2nd largest city, is most famous as the world       • Price per person: $8
     center for diamonds. But diamonds are not its       Triple Treat: Take a minibus tour into the
     only claim to fame - it is also Europe’s 2nd        delightful Flemish countryside. The tour
     largest harbor. Come explore this city and                                                           Bruges Hotel Rates
                                                         includes a picnic lunch and entrance fees to     Hotel & Rating                 Season 1         Season 2       Season 3
     learn its fascinating history. Enjoy a trip to a    two castles. Also Zeebrugge harbor, waffle       Rate Per Person                 4/1-6/30/01 &
     diamond workshop as an added bonus. (All                                                                                              9/1-10/31/01    7/1-8/31/01   11/1-12/20/01
                                                         sampling, chocolate factory visit and a brew-
     Year, 5.5 hr, Summer - M, W, F, Sa only /                                                            Sofitel               First Class, City Center, Traditional
                                                         ery tour and tasting. (4/1-10/31, Full day, M,                         Single        $169           $147             $144
     Winter - W, Sa only)                                W, F only)                                                             Twin            $96           $86              $83
     • Price per person: $34                             • Price per person: $51                                                Triple          $73           $42              $63

     Luxembourg: Begin your journey with a visit                                                          Crowne Plaza          Superior First, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                                Single       $169          $145               $144
     to the feudal castle of Godfrey of Bouillon, the                                                                           Twin         $103            $90               $88
     first Christian King of Jerusalem. After lunch                                                                             Triple         $97           $83               $83
     continue to Luxembourg enjoying a walking                                                            Oude Burg             Superior Tourist, Historic Center, Modern
     tour of the old city center. Leaving                                                                                       Single      $114           $114        $108
     Luxembourg, marvel at the lush landscape of                                                                                Twin          $74           $74         $67
                                                                                                                                Triple        $60           $60         $51
     the Ardennes before stopping at Dinant, where
     your journey continues along the river Meuse
     towards Namur. Evening return to Brussels.
     (4/1-10/31, 12.5 hr, W, Su only)
     • Price per person: $59

                                                                                                          Transfers
                                                                                                          Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.

                                                           Horse & Carriage                               Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.
                                                                                                          Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                          holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
                                                                                                          for details.
                                                                                7
Independent
  City Stay
                  Czech Republic                                                #
                                                                                                             Czech Republic Hotel Rates
                                                                                                             Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                             Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                            Season 1
                                                                                                                                             4/1-6/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                              9/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                             Season 2
                                                                                                                                                              7/1-8/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                             Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                             11/1-12/20/01

                                                     Prague                   PRAGUE                         Intercontinental      Moderate Deluxe, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                                   Single     $251         $228        $218
                                                                                                                                   Twin       $142         $121        $109
                                                                                                                                   Triple       n/a           n/a       n/a
                                                                                                             Hilton                Superior First, City Center, Modern
                                                           “Ghetto.” Tour finishes at Old Town Square                              Single       $187          $135                $144
     Prague                                                surrounded by the Old Town Hall with its
                                                                                                                                   Twin
                                                                                                                                   Triple
                                                                                                                                                $105
                                                                                                                                                  $82
                                                                                                                                                                $76
                                                                                                                                                                $62
                                                                                                                                                                                   $79
                                                                                                                                                                                   $65

     Return to Glory                                       famous Astronomical Clock, Tyn and St.
                                                           Nicholas churches. (All Year, 3.5 hr, Daily)
                                                                                                             Radisson SAS          Superior First, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                                                                   Single       $218          $154          $163
                            Once the seat of the Holy      • Price per person: $22                                                 Twin         $117            $85          $90
                            Roman Empire, Prague                                                                                   Triple       $104            $82          $85
                                                           Karlovy Vary: Take a bus through the pic-
                            was formed by five dis-                                                          Don Giovanni          First Class, City Limit, Modern
                                                           turesque West Bohemian countryside to                                   Single        $127         $127                $101
                            tinct towns, giving the
                                                           Karlovy Vary, situated in a beautiful wooded                            Twin           $76          $76                 $51
                            city a rich heritage.                                                                                  Triple         $81          $81                 $51
                                                           valley. Visit the glass exhibition at the Moser
                            Prague highlights include
                                                           Factory then see the world-famous spa with        K+K Fenix             First Class, City Center, Modern
                            the Old Town Square,                                                                                   Single        $158         $137                $124
                                                           its 12 thermal springs and historical and mod-
                            the unique Old Jewish                                                                                  Twin           $94          $79                 $71
                                                           ern colonnades. (All Year, 10 hr, Summer -
                            Cemetery, famous                                                                                       Triple         $78          $67                 $63
                                                           M, W, F only / Winter - Tu, F only)
                            Wenceslas Square, and                                                            Parkhotel             Moderate First, City Limits, Modern
                                                           • Price per person: $62
                            the incomparable                                                                                       Single       $81            $64                  $50
                            Charles Bridge which                                                                                   Twin         $50            $40                  $32
                                                           Prague by Night: Spend an enjoyable                                     Triple       $44            $35                  $27
     View of Old Town
                            offers stunning views of       evening in illuminated Prague. Board a com-
                            this lovely city.              fortable ship on the Vltava River for a cruise
                                                           with musical entertainment and dinner.              View of Cathedral
     OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                  Admire the evening lights of Prague passing
     Grand City Tour: Get a general impression             the Charles Bridge, the Castle District, the
     of the “Golden City” with walks and inside visits.    National Theatre, Vysehrad and more. Cruise
     By bus, pass the State Opera House, National          lasts 3 hours, then continue by bus to the
     Museum and Wenceslas Square enroute to the            most beautiful squares of Prague.
     Prague Castle district. Here enjoy a walking          (All Year, 4 hr, Summer - M, W, F, Sa only /
     tour passing Archbishop Palace, St. Vitus             Winter - Sa only)
     Cathedral, the Royal Palace and the Golden            • Price per person: $51
     Lane. Continue by bus across the Vltava River
     to Parizska Street passing through the Jewish




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  City Stay
                  France                                                                                     Nice Hotel Rates
                                                          Nice                                               Hotel & Rating                 Season 1
                                                                                                                                              4/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                             Season 2
                                                                                                                                                             11/1-12/20/01
                                                                                                             Rate Per Person
                                                                                                             Radisson SAS First Class, 3 miles from City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                          Single            $158          $136
                                                                                                                          Twin               $96           $91
                                                                                                                          Triple             $78           $73
     Nice                                                                                                    Park Hotel          First Class, City Center, Traditional

     Jewel of the Riviera                                                                                                        Single
                                                                                                                                 Twin
                                                                                                                                                 $121
                                                                                                                                                   $72
                                                                                                                                                              $106
                                                                                                                                                                $60
                                                                                                                                 Triple            $68          $55
     Feel the mild sea breeze on your face as you
     walk along the edge of the bay in this lovely                                                    #      Mercure Notre First Class, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                     NICE    Dame          Single          $123        $109
     seaside city. Take time to explore the quaint                                                                         Twin              $74         $58
     “Old Nice,” home to the elaborate St. Francois                                                                        Triple            $65         $54
     de Paul Church, the charming flower market                                                              Astron Golden Moderate First, City Center, Traditional
     and the Modern Art Museum. Nice has several                                                             Tulip         Single         $136           $101
     other exciting museums and hosts an annual                                                                            Twin             $79           $56
                                                           OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                            Triple           $78           $54
     Mardi Gras festival.
                                                           A variety of optional excursions are available    Mercure             Moderate First, City Center/Beach, Modern
                                                           in and around Nice. Perhaps you want a walk-      Promenade           Single         $122          $101
                                                           ing tour through the city, an excursion to        des Anglais         Twin             $73           $56
                                                                                                                                 Triple           $65           $51
                                                           Cannes for the day, a trip to Monte Carlo, a
                                                           night excursion to experience the wild
                                                           evenings and the casino that has made Monte       Transfers
                                                           Carlo famous, or you may want to relax by the     Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
                                                           beach on the Riviera. Your hotel concierge
                                              Nice                                                           Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.
                                                           will have the latest information on what to do
                                                           in this French playground.                        Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                             holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
                                                                                                             for details.
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  City Stay
                  France                                                                                   Paris Hotel Rates
                                                                                                           Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                           Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                          Season 1
                                                                                                                                             4/1-6/30/01
                                                                                                                                                           Season 2
                                                                                                                                                           9/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                          Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                          7/1-8/31/01 &
                                                                                                                                                                          11/1-12/20/01

                                                       Paris                             #                 George V              Deluxe, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                       PARIS                                     Single       $701         $701                $628
                                                                                                                                 Twin         $395         $395                $351
                                                                                                                                 Triple         n/a           n/a               n/a
                                                                                                           Scribe                Deluxe, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                                                                 Single       $178           $178         $174*
     Paris                                                                                                                       Twin         $101           $101           $95*

     Romantic Sophistication
                                                                                                                                 Triple          n/a           n/a            n/a
                                                                                                                                              * Season 1 rates apply 7/1 - 7/13/01
                                                                                                           Intercontinental      Moderate Deluxe, City Center, Traditional
     Wander the avenues of Paris, stopping every-                                                                                Single     $429          $556          $263
     where possible to fully appreciate the “City of                                                                             Twin       $227          $468          $142
     Lights.” Marvel at the treasures of the Louvre,                                                                             Triple     $197          $468          $141
     drift lazily down the Seine at sundown, see                                                           Ambassador            Superior First, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                                           Concorde              Single       $295          $295         $254*
     Napoleon’s tomb at Hotel des Invalides, experi-
                                                                                                                                 Twin         $153          $153         $132*
     ence the majesty of Notre Dame and munch on                                                                                 Triple          n/a          n/a            n/a
     crusty baguettes in one of the city’s parks.       Paris City Tour: Orientation tour of Paris,                                          * Season 1 rates apply 7/1 - 7/10/01
     Paris overflows with museums, historical build-    without inside visits, in a double-decker motor-   California            Superior First, City Center, Traditional
     ings and cultural events, and the breathtaking     coach, with recorded commentary. See the                                 Single       $267          $267          $233
     Palace of Versailles is only a short trip away.    major sights of Paris - Opera, Champs                                    Twin         $142          $142          $119
                                                        Elysees, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and more.                              Triple       $142          $142          $119

                                                        (All Year, 2 hr, Daily)                            Burgundy              Moderate First, City Center, Traditional
                                                        • Price per person: $30                                                  Single      $149           $169          $126
                                                                                                                                 Twin          $85          $112           $74
                                                                                                                                 Triple        $71            $92          $68
                                                        Versailles: Relive the exciting ambience of
                                                        the “Chateau de Versailles” palace built during    Astoria Opera         Tourist Class, City Center, Modern
                                                        the 17th century for the “Sun King” Louis XIV.                           Single       $195          $219         $121*
                                                                                                                                 Twin         $100          $110           $62*
                                                        Visit the State Apartments, Hall of Mirrors and                          Triple        $96          $108           $59*
                                                        Queen’s Apartments, then enjoy a walk                                                * Season 1 rates apply 7/1 - 7/15/01
                                                        around the French style gardens.(All Year, 3.5     Mercure Paris         Tourist Class, Left Bank near Eiffel Tower, Modern
                                                        hr, Daily except Mondays)                          Suffren               Single         $188           $188           $123
                                                        • Price per person: $62                                                  Twin            $96             $96           $64
                                                                                                                                 Triple           n/a             n/a          n/a


                                                          Eiffel Tower
                                                                                                                 Mont-St. Michel




                               Chambord Castle


      OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
      Mont-St -Michel: Revel in one of the
      most majestic and awe-inspiring cre-
      ations of man as you visit the tiny island
      on whose rock rests the imposing struc-
      tures of Mont-St-Michel. Accessible only
      in the last 100 years without having to
      risk quicksand and tides, this 10C Abbey
      has long been both a pilgrimage site and
      an impervious fortress. Marvel at the
      astounding view as you wind your way
      up colossal walls to the shining Abbey
      perched on the very top. (All Year, 15 hr,
      Summer - M, W, F only / Winter - Sa only)
      • Price per person: $180


        Paris Street
                                                        Bateau Parisienne: Take a romantic
                                                        evening dinner cruise on the Seine. Listen to
                                                        live music like “Ave Maria” as you pass Notre
                                                        Dame, and “La Vie en Rose” as you float
                                                        under the bridges of Paris for a truly unforget-   Transfers
                                                        table experience. Dinner included. (All Year,      Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
                                                        2+ hr, Daily)                                      Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.
                                                        • Price per person: $138
                                                                                                           Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                           holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel profession-
                                                                                                           al for details.
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                  Germany                                                                                  Munich Hotel Rates
                                                                                                           Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                           Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                           Season 1
                                                                                                                                             4/1-6/30/01
                                                                                                                                                           Season 2
                                                                                                                                                           7/1-8/31/01 &
                                                                                                                                                           11/1-12/20/01
                                                                                                                                                                           Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                           9/1-10/31/01

                                   Munich ~ Frankfurt                                                      Bayerischer Hof       Deluxe, City Center/Cathedral, Traditional
                                                                                                                                 Single       $231*          $174          $258
                                                                                                                                 Twin         $159*          $137          $188
                                                                                                                                 Triple       $133*          $119          $154
                                                                                                                                              * Season 2 rates apply 4/1 - 4/25/01
                                                                                                                                 First Class, City Center/Oktoberfest Grounds, Modern
     Munich                                                                                                Sol Inn
                                                                                                                                 Single
                                                                                                                                 Twin
                                                                                                                                                    $94
                                                                                                                                                    $54
                                                                                                                                                                   $94
                                                                                                                                                                   $54
                                                                                                                                                                                $94
                                                                                                                                                                                $54
     Elegant Frivolity                                                                                                           Triple             $53            $53          $53
                                                                                                           Forum                 First Class, City Center/Deutsches Museum, Modern
     A mixture of ornate baroque architecture, high
                                                                                                                                 Single           $105           $101        $105
     culture and frivolity, Munich is a unique                                       #                                           Twin               $68           $64         $68
     German city. Visit the elaborate Asam Church,                                 MUNICH                                        Triple             $64           $60         $64
     Gothic Church of Our Lady, the stunning                                                               Astron                First Class, City Center/Train Station, Modern
     Nymphenburg Palace, bustling Marienplatz                                                              Deutscher             Single           $68            $68          $68
                                                                                                           Kaiser                Twin             $45            $45          $45
     and the fascinating Olympic City and Tower
                                                         Rothenburg: Travel along Munich’s famed                                 Triple           $44            $44          $44
     before relaxing at one of Munich’s many
     famous beerhalls.                                   Romantic Road to the castle of Harburg, one       Vitalis               Moderate First, City Limit/Olympic Park , Modern
                                                         of the oldest, biggest, and best preserved                              Single          $72            $72           $72
                                                                                                                                 Twin            $45            $45           $45
     OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                castles of Southern Germany. Take time to                               Triple          $45            $45           $45
     City Tour with Nymphenburg Palace:                  explore the castle before continuing to
     Survey Munich, passing renowned art gal-            Rothenburg, the most perfectly preserved
                                                         medieval town in Europe. Time for sightsee-          Munich Beerhall
     leries, and visiting the former artists’ quarter,
     Schwabing. Go along the impressive Ludwig           ing, shopping and lunch before returning to
     and Prinzregenten Streets lined by Theatiner        Munich via the Hallertau, the world’s largest
     Church, Hall of Generals, House of Arts,            Hops growing area. (4/1-10/31, 10.5 hr, W, F
     Bavarian National Museum and the Angel of           only).
     Peace. Head back toward the center of town          • Price per person: $49
     via elegant Maximilian Street with a view of the
     Bavarian Parliament, Deutsches Museum,                Roemerberg Square - Frankfurt
     Royal Palace and the Opera House.
     In the ancient part of town see the well known
     Hofbrauhaus, the medieval town gates and the                                                          Transfers
     colorful open air market. Pass the Olympic                                                            Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
     grounds on the way to the Palace of
     Nymphenburg, the former summer residence                                                              Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.
     of Bavarian royalty. One of the highlights on                                                         Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
     the guided tour through the palace will be the                                                        holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
     famous beauty gallery of King Ludwig I. (All                                                          for details.
     Year, 2.5 hr, Daily except Monday)
     • Price per person: $21
     Berchtesgaden and Eagle’s Nest:                                                                     Frankfurt
     Follow the German Alpine Road with its splen-
     did view of the Bavarian Alps. In
                                                                                                         New City, Old Soul
     Berchtesgaden optional ride in a special bus to                                                     The thriving German business center of Frankfurt
     Eagle’s Nest, Hitler’s former teahouse (open                                                        has much to offer to those seeking pleasure as
     as of May). In case of snow and ice, world                                                          well. See where the poet Goethe was born and
     famous Salt Mines will be visited instead. (4/1 -                                                   raised, then go back further in time and visit ancient
     10/31, 10.5 hr, M, F only)                                                                          Sachsenhausen, established by Charlemagne in
     • Price per person: $49                                                                             the 8th century. Frankfurt also boasts several
                                                                                                         impressive museums like the Stadel Art Institute
     Neuschwanstein: Hidden in the seclu-                                                                and Municipal Gallery, the Jewish Museum and the
     sion of the mountains, King Ludwig II built                                                         Museum of Modern Art.
     two of his dream castles. Journey today to
     explore the extraordinary castle of                                                                 OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
     Neuschwanstein and its sister castle,                                                               City Tour: This tour takes you to the most inter-
     Linderhof. Short shopping stop in                                                                   esting sights of Frankfurt: St. Paul’s Church, the
     Oberammergau. Lunch not included. (All                                                              Imperial Cathedral, Romer (City Hall), and the town
     Year, 10.5 hr, Summer - Daily / Winter - Tu,                                                        square Roemerberg with the reconstructed half tim-
     Th, Sa, Su only)                                                                                    bered houses, Goethe-House (birthplace of
     • Price per person: $50                                                                             Germany’s famous poet), the international fair-
                                                                                                         grounds, the old Opera, banking district,
                                                                                                         Hauptwache and St. Katharina’s Church, the shop-
                                                                                                         ping center “Ziel,” the museum section, the old tow-
                                                                                                         ers of the former city’s defenses, the picturesque
                                                               Germany                                   amusement quarter “Sachsenhausen” and much
                                                                                                         more. (All Year, 2 hr, Daily)
                                                                                                         • Price per person: $33
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                  Germany                                                                                         Frankfurt Hotel Rates
                                                                                                                  Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                                  Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                                  Season 1
                                                                                                                                                   4/1-6/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                                    9/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                   Season 2
                                                                                                                                                                    7/1-8/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                                   Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                                   11/1-12/20/01

                                      Berlin ~ Frankfurt                                                          Steigenberger         Deluxe, City Center/Train Station, Traditional
                                                                                                                  Frankfurter           Single        $138*          $138           $138
                                                                                                       #          Hof                   Twin            $87*           $76           $76
                                                                                                     BERLIN                             Triple          $71*           $65           $65
                                                                                                                                                      * Season 2 rates apply 4/1 - 6/30/01

     Rhine Tour: Beginning in Frankfurt, pass                                     #                               Queens                First Class, 10 min. from City Center, Modern
                                                                              FRANKFURT                                                 Single           $74            $72         $72
     Wiesbaden to stop at the lovely city of                                                                                            Twin             $47            $45         $45
     Rudesheim, the most famous of all wine vil-                                                                                        Triple           $44            $41         $41
     lages. Sightseeing and free time are followed by                                                             Mercure               Superior Tourist, City Limit/Convention Center, Modern
     a steamer trip along the Rhine. During your trip                                                                                   Single         $114*              $96            $96
     view the lovely hills and vineyards, mighty                                                                                        Twin              $74*            $60            $60
     medieval castles and the famous Loreley rock                                                                                       Triple            $68*            $56            $56
                                                                                                                                                       Season 2 rates apply 4/1 - 6/30/011
     that makes this landscape truly unique. Box
                                                                                                                  Intercity             Superior Tourist, City Center/Train Station, Modern
     lunch included, followed by wine-tasting at a
                                                                                                                                        Single         $63              $62           $55
     local winery. (4/1 - 10/31, 8 hr, Daily)                                                                                           Twin           $41              $40           $36
     • Price per person: $80                                  Gallery, Philharmonic Hall, Potsdamer                                     Triple           n/a             n/a           n/a
                                                              Square/Info Box - biggest building site of          Sheraton              First Class, Frankfurt Airport, Modern
     Heidelberg: Experience romantic Heidelberg,                                                                  Airport
                                                              Europe, Gendarmenmarket, Alexander                                        Single        $218*         $203          $188
     regarded as one of Germany’s most beautiful                                                                                        Twin          $140*         $131          $121
                                                              Square, St. Nikolai-Viertel, City Hall of Berlin,
     cities, located on the river Neckar. Highlights in                                                                                 Triple        $124*         $121          $106
                                                              TV-Tower, the Berlin Cathedral, Zeughaus,                                                Season 2 rates apply 4/1 - 4/30/01
     Heidelberg include a visit to the famous castle,
                                                              State Opera, Boulevard Unter den Linden,
     a showpiece of German Romanticism; a tour of
                                                              Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, Haus der
     the town center including the mighty old bridge                                                                                                               Dom Cathedral
                                                              Kulturen (former Congress Hall), garden of
     and Germany’s oldest university, the Holy Spirit
                                                              animals, Bellevue Palace, Siegessaule,
     church, and the Knight’s house with its precious
                                                              Charlottenburg Palace, Grunewald Forest,
     renaissance facade. Lunch included. (4/1 -
                                                              Radio Tower, ICC and Kurfurstendamm. (All
     10/31, 5 hr, Daily)
                                                              Year, 3 hr, Daily)
     • Price per person: $75
                                                              • Price per person: $30
                                                                               Potsdam: Once a favorite
                                                           Berlin at Night     refuge of Fredric II, Potsdam
                                                                               has become famous for its
                                                                               splendid palaces and gar-
                                                                               dens. Delight in extensive
                                                                               guided tour of Sanssouci
                                                                               Palace, a stroll in the magnifi-
                                                                               cent gardens, and a city tour
                                                                               of Potsdam where you’ll see
                                                                               such sights as the Dutch
                                                                               Quarter and the Russian
                                                                               colony of Alexandrovka. (All-
                                                                               year, 4 hr, Summer - Daily
                                                                               except Mondays / Winter -          Berlin Hotel Rates
                                                                               Tu, Th, Sa, Su only)
                                                                                                                  Hotel & Rating                  Season 1         Season 2        Season 3
                                                                               • Price per person: $45            Rate Per Person                 4/1-4/30/01 &    5/1-6/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                                  11/1-12/20/01     9/1-10/31/01     7/1-8/31/01

                                                              Dresden: Enjoy a full day tour to Dresden,
     Berlin                                                   stopping along the way in the city of Meissen
                                                                                                                  Bristol
                                                                                                                  Kempinski
                                                                                                                                        Deluxe, City Center/Theater District, Modern
                                                                                                                                        Single       $146        $168          $135

     Triumphant Renewal                                       for a visit to their famous porcelain factory -
                                                              the oldest in Europe. Afterwards, you’ll take
                                                                                                                                        Twin
                                                                                                                                        Triple
                                                                                                                                                      $90
                                                                                                                                                      $86
                                                                                                                                                                 $105
                                                                                                                                                                   $95
                                                                                                                                                                                $79
                                                                                                                                                                                $77

     Germany’s capital has withstood the horrors of                                                               Hilton                Superior First, City Center, Modern
                                                              an extensive tour of Dresden including
                                                                                                                                        Single       $142          $165                 $127
     war and separation and is now coming back                Zwinger Palace, Residential Palace, and the                               Twin           $83           $94                 $76
     into its own. This bustling city offers a multitude      world-renowned “Picture Gallery of the                                    Triple          n/a           n/a                 n/a
     of museums like the Egyptian Museum, the                 Masters” whose features include works from          Berlin                Superior First, City Center, Modern
     Cultural Forum and the Museum Island.                    Raphael, Rembrandt, Rubens & Titian. (4/1 -                               Single       $103          $103                 $103
     Remnants of the aftermath of World War II are            10/31, 11 hr, Tuesdays only)                                              Twin           $67           $67                 $67
     evident at the House at Checkpoint Charlie and                                                                                     Triple         $59           $59                 $59
                                                              • Price per person: $68
     the Berlin Wall and remembrances of the city’s                                                               Excelsior Hotel       Moderate First, City Center, Modern
     glory days can be seen at the Brandenburg                                                                                          Single      $103          $103      $103
                                                                 International Conference Center                                        Twin         $67            $67      $67
     Gate.                                                                                                                              Triple       $59            $59      $59

     OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
     City Tour: Highlights of the capital with the                                                                Transfers
     Government area. This tour will show you the                                                                 Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
     Kaiser-Wilhelm-Memorial Church, Europe
     Center, Bauhaus Museum, New National                                                                         Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.

                                                                                                                  Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                                  holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
                                                                                                                  for details.
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                  Great Britain                                                                              London Hotel Rates
                                                                                                             Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                             Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                            Season 1
                                                                                                                                               4/1-4/11/01
                                                                                                                                                             Season 2
                                                                                                                                                             4/12-7/15/01 &
                                                                                                                                                              9/3-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                              Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                              7/16-9/2/01 &
                                                                                                                                                                              11/1-12/14/01

                                                     London                                                  Churchill             Deluxe, City Center/West End, Traditional
                                                                                                             Intercontinental      Single       $367        $386         $367
                                                                                                                                   Twin         $195        $205         $195
                                                                                                                                   Triple       $172        $178         $172
                                                                                                             Millennium            Moderate Deluxe, City Center, Traditional

     London                                                                                                  Britannia             Single
                                                                                                                                   Twin
                                                                                                                                   Triple
                                                                                                                                               $386
                                                                                                                                               $199
                                                                                                                                                 n/a
                                                                                                                                                             $386
                                                                                                                                                             $199
                                                                                                                                                               n/a
                                                                                                                                                                           $291*
                                                                                                                                                                           $150*
                                                                                                                                                                              n/a
     Cultural Kingdom                                                                                                                       * Season 2 rates apply 11/1 - 12/14/01
                                                                                                             Kensington            First Class, City Center/Kensington, Modern
     With majestic palaces, stunning cathedrals and                                        #
                                                                                                             Hotel                 Single          $151         $151          $138*
     hundreds of famous landmarks like Big Ben,                                          LONDON
                                                                                                                                   Twin             $95           $95           $78*
     London offers a variety of pleasures. Meander                                                                                 Triple           $73           $73           $73*
     through Hyde Park, take a trip to the theater,                                                                                            * Season 2 rates apply 11/1 - 12/14/01
     explore Westminster Abbey, visit one of the                                                             Cumberland            Moderate First, City Center/Marble Arch, Art Deco
     museums or see the Tower of London.                                                                                           Single       $229            $277*        $229
                                                                                                                                   Twin         $121            $151*        $121
     The National Gallery, St. Paul’s Cathedral and      famous Kingmaker Exhibitions: the armory,                                 Triple       $118            $149*        $118
     Shakespeare’s Globe are also popular sites.         dungeons and magnificent collections of                                                * Season 1 rates apply 4/12 - 5/9/01
                                                         swords and instruments of torture. (4/1-10/31,      Inverness Court Superior Tourist, City Center/West End, Traditional

       Stonehenge                                        9.5 hr, Daily)                                                      Single        $106            $106           $90*
                                                                                                                             Twin           $78             $78           $62*
                                                         • Price Per Person $91                                              Triple         $76             $76           $59*
                                                                                                                                          * Season 2 rates apply 7/16 - 9/2/01
                                                         Oxford, Stratford & Cotswolds:
                                                                                                             Royal National        Tourist Class, City Center/Bloomsbury, Modern
                                                         Alternative to Oxford, Stratford, & Warwick
                                                                                                                                   Single        $112           $112            $90*
                                                         tour. Visit the university town of Oxford, and                            Twin            $69            $69           $46*
                                                         Shakespeare’s birthplace. Instead of continu-                             Triple          $60            $60           $47*
                                                                                                                                                 * Season 2 rates apply 7/16 - 9/2/01
                                                         ing to Warwick castle, continue to the tiny vil-
                                                         lages which make up the Cotswolds. Spend            Hilton Heathrow First Class, Heathrow Airport, Modern
                                                         the day exploring the region in-depth, from the                     Single         $219          $219          $194*
                                                                                                                             Twin           $117          $117          $103*
                                                         villages of rural England to the great hill-forts                   Triple         $114          $114          $100*
                                                         and Roman settlements of old, this area has                                       * Season 2 rates apply 7/16 - 9/2/01
                                                         long been used for settlement and holds
                                                         numerous remnants of its past for you to view.         Big Ben
                                                         (4/1-10/31, 9.5 hr, Daily)
                                                         • Price Per Person $82
                                                         Windsor, Hampton Court & Thames
     Optional Excursions:                                Cruise: Visit the largest inhabited stronghold
     The Original London Sightseeing Tour:               of the world, Windsor Castle, home to
     A perfect introduction to London on an open         England’s Royal family. See the changing of
     top ‘double-decker’ bus. Four routes cover          the Guard if scheduled, and take a tour of the
     over 90 stops at the best London attractions.       State Apartments. Continue to Hampton Court
     Hop on or off any bus with a 24-hour ticket.        in the afternoon, with a tour of the sumptuous
     (All Year, Daily)                                   palace & gardens. Wind up the day with a
     • Price Per Person $25                              cruise along the lovely Thames river to
     Stonehenge & Bath: Travel to unique                 Kingston. (4/1-10/31, 9.5 hr, Daily)
     Stonehenge, located on the Salisbury plain.         Price per person: $90
     See the 5,000 year-old mysterious stone circle,
     then head toward Bath. Drive past the home
     of the Marquis of Bath, Longleaf House and on
     to Regency Bath (World Heritage Site). Visit
     the original Roman baths with time to explore
     the Pulteney Bridge or visit the Abbey, the
     Lantern of the West. (All Year, 10 hr, Daily)
     • Price Per Person $89
     Oxford, Stratford & Warwick Castle:
     Travel to 1,000 year-old Oxford, city of spires.
     Tour some of the university buildings and learn
     of famous past students and traditions.
     Although famous as Shakespeare’s birthplace,
     Stratford is also a charming market town where
     half-timbered buildings line broad streets. Visit
     Shakespeare’s birthplace and see Ann                                                                    Transfers
     Hathaway’s thatched cottage. Drive to                                                                   Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
     Warwick castle to see the great hall with mas-
                                                                                                             Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.
     terpieces by Rubens and Van Dyck and the
                                                                                                             Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                             holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
                                                                                                             for details.
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                  Hungary                                                                 #
                                                                                       BUDAPEST
                                                                                                                Budapest Hotel Rates
                                                                                                                Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                                Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                                Season 1
                                                                                                                                                 4/1-6/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                                  9/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                 Season 2
                                                                                                                                                                   7/1-8/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                                 Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                                 11/1-12/20/01

                                                  Budapest                                                      Hilton                Moderate Deluxe, City Center/Castle Hill, Traditional
                                                                                                                                      Single       $219*           $138            $142
                                                                                                                                      Twin         $118*            $78              $81
                                                                                                                                      Triple        $96*            $69              $72
                                                                                                                                                    Season 2 rates apply 4/1 - 4/30/01
                                                                                                                                      Superior First, City Center/Chain Bridge, Modern
     Budapest                                                 Danube Carnival
                                                                                                                Intercontinental
                                                                                                                                      Single         $195           $138         $132

     The Heart of Hungary                                                                                                             Twin
                                                                                                                                      Triple
                                                                                                                                                     $113
                                                                                                                                                        n/a
                                                                                                                                                                     $86
                                                                                                                                                                      n/a
                                                                                                                                                                                   $78
                                                                                                                                                                                   n/a
                                                                                                                Grand                 Moderate First, City Center, Modern
     Romantic Budapest, located on both sides of                                                                Hungaria              Single       $90            $77*          $77
     the Danube features ornate buildings, many                                                                                       Twin         $54            $45*          $45
     of which are on Castle Hill, like the elegant                                                                                    Triple       $51            $44*          $44
     Royal Palace. Fisherman’s Bastion provides                                                                                                    Season 1 rates apply 8/5 - 8/31/01
     spectacular views, while Matthias Church pro-                                                              K+K Opera             Superior Tourist, City Center/Opera House, Modern
     vides a rich history of Hapsburg crownings.                                                                                      Single         $127              $153           $95
                                                                                                                                      Twin              $60             $72           $56
     The Hungarian State Opera House is an
     architectural gem, as is the Museum of
                                                            Optional Excursions:                                                      Triple            $62             $64           $42

     Ethnography, and Budapest is home to a                 City Tour: Visit the historic beauty spots of
                                                            Budapest: House of Parliament, the                     Fisherman’s
     number of other fine museums.
                                                            Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church, Royal            Bastion
                                                            Palace, City Park, Heroes Square and
       Budapest at Night                                    Citadelle Opera. Tour ends at Hotel
                                                            Intercontinental in the city center. (All Year,
                                                            3 hr, Daily)
                                                            • Price Per Person $32




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  City Stay
                  Italy                                                                  #
                                                                                       VENICE

                                                         Venice

                                                                                                                Venice Hotel Rates
                                                                                                                Hotel & Rating                  Season 1         Season 2        Season 3
                                                                                                                Rate Per Person                                  4/27-6/30/01 & 7/1-8/31/01 &

     Venice                                                                                                                                        4/1-4/26/01    9/1-11/15/01 11/16-12/15/01



     Romantic Serenity
                                                                                                                Bauer                 Deluxe, City Center/on Grand Canal, Traditional
                                                                                                                Gruenwald             Single        $453        $540         $449
                                                                                                                                      Twin          $268        $336         $241
     From gondola rides to evening walks over the                                                                                     Triple        $268        $336         $241
     Bridge of Sighs, Venice is a city that welcomes                                                            Splendid Suisse First Class, City Center/near St. Marks, Modern
     romantics. See the pigeons on St. Mark’s                                                                                   Single        $223           $223          $171*
     Square and relive the majesty of Venice’s hey-                                                                             Twin          $162           $162          $122*
                                                                                                                                Triple        $154           $154          $113*
     day as you explore St. Mark’s Basilica and Bell                                                                                           *Season 2 rates apply 7/1 - 7/14/01
     Tower, Ca’ Rezzonico, Doge’s Palace and
                                                                                                                Carlton               Moderate First, City Center/Train Station, Modern
     other famous palazzos.                                 Lagoon Island: Travel to the islands of the         Executive             Single       $145            $145           $126
                                                            lagoon, like San Francesco del Deserto with                               Twin         $108            $108            $91
     Optional Excursions:                                   its Franciscan monastery, Burano known for                                Triple       $100            $100            $83
     Walking Tour: Visit the historical center              its delicate lace and col-                          Concordia             Moderate First, City Center/near St. Marks, Traditional
     of the city and its monuments: St. Mark’s              orful houses, Torcello to                                                 Single         $251            $251            $203
                                                                                                                                      Twin           $178            $178            $137
     Square, St. Mark’s Basilica, Ducal Palace,             see its Byzantine                                                         Triple         $147            $147            $115
     Prisons and Bridge of Sighs. Tour ends with a          Mosaics, Murano, cen-                               Rialto                Superior Tourist, City Center, Modern
     visit to venetian glass factory. (All Year, 2 hr,      ter of the world famous                                                   Single      $178          $178        $178
     Daily)                                                 Venetian glass industry.                                                  Twin        $122          $122        $122
     • Price Per Person $37                                 Visit a glass-blowing                                                     Triple      $114          $114        $114

     Gondola Serenade: Take a romantic prom-
                                                            factory before returning                            Transfers
                                                            to Venice. (4/1 - 10/31,                            Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
     enade by gondola with music and song, while
                                                            3.5 hr, Daily)
     dreaming along the canals of Venice. (4/1 -                                                                Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.
                                                            • Price Per Person $26
     10/31, 1 hr, Daily)                                                                     Canals of Venice
                                                                                                                Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
     • Price Per Person $45                                                                                     holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
                                                                                                                for details.
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                  Italy                                                                                    Rome Hotel Rates
                                                                                                           Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                           Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                              Season 1
                                                                                                                                              4/1-7/15/01 &
                                                                                                                                               9/1-11/15/01
                                                                                                                                                                Season 2
                                                                                                                                                                 7/16-8/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                                 Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                                11/16-12/20/01

                                       Rome ~ Florence                            #                        Bernini Bristol        Moderate Deluxe, City Center/Spanish Steps, Traditional
                                                                               FLORENCE                                           Single        $333*            $281           $281
                                                                                                                                  Twin          $244*            $192           $192
                                                                                                                                  Triple        $244*            $192           $192
                                                                                      #                                                        * Season 2 rates apply 7/1 - 7/15/01
                                                                                     ROME
                                                                                                           Regina Baglioni Superior First, City Center/on Via Veneto, Traditional
     Rome                                                                                                                  Single          $329           $247           $247

     Ancient Masterpiece
                                                                                                                           Twin            $240           $156           $156
                                                                                                                           Triple          $223           $145           $145
                                                                                                           Gioberti               First Class, City Center, Modern
     Revel in the amazing artistry that is Rome.                                                                                  Single          $160*         $126          $126
     From the magnificent Coliseum to the Sistine                                                                                 Twin             $91*          $74            $74
     Chapel, the city offers a wealth of fine art and                                                                             Triple           $87*          $69            $69
                                                                                                                                                 * Season 2 rates apply 7/1 - 7/15/01
     architecture.
                                                                                                           Palatino               Moderate First, City Center/Colloseum, Modern
     Optional Excursions:                                                                                                         Single
                                                                                                                                  Twin
                                                                                                                                               $165
                                                                                                                                               $112
                                                                                                                                                               $136
                                                                                                                                                                $83
                                                                                                                                                                           $136
                                                                                                                                                                            $83
     Classical Rome: Walking tour with visits to                                                                                  Triple       $108             $78         $78
     the fountain of Nyads, Trevi fountain, Colonna      Florence                                          Savoy                  Moderate First, City Center/Near Via Vento, Traditional

                                                         Birthplace of the
     of Marco Aurelio, Palazzo di Montecitorio and                                                                                Single         $223            $156            $188
     finally an inside visit to the Pantheon. Continue                                                                            Twin           $132              $83           $108

                                                         Renaissance
                                                                                                                                  Triple         $115              $74            $95
     by coach to tour the Basilica of St. Peter. (All
     Year, 3 hr, Daily)                                                                                    Universo               Superior Tourist, City Center/Piazza Republica, Modern
                                                                                                                                  Single         $162              $132           $132
     • Price Per Person $24                              Once home to powerful art patrons, Florence                              Twin           $121                $91           $91
     Vatican Museums: Take a short city tour             now houses many artistic and Renaissance                                 Triple         $112                $83           $83
                                                         treasures. See works by Botticelli, Raphael,      Centre One             Tourist Class, City Center/Train Station, Modern
     seeing the Piazza della Republica, the fountain
                                                         Michelangelo, Donatello and other Renais-                                Single        $132           $115          $115
     of Nyads and the Ancient Aurelian walls before                                                                               Twin            $74            $67          $67
                                                         sance masters in Florence’s museums.
     visiting Vatican city. At the Spiral Staircase                                                                               Triple          $67            $63          $63
     continue to the Gallery of Tapestries, the
                                                         Optional Excursions:                              Hilton Airport         Superior First, Da Vinci Airport/Connected to Terminal, Modern
     Gallery of Maps and finally the Sistine Chapel.                                                                              Single             $128*             $100              $100
     (All Year, 3 hr, Daily except Su & Religious        City Tour: Visit the Cathedral complex with                              Twin                 $78*              $60               $60
     Holidays)                                           Brunelleschi’s cupola, Bell Tower and the                                Triple               $78*              $60               $60
                                                                                                                                                    * Season 2 rates apply 7/1 - 7/15/01
     • Price Per Person $46                              Baptistry with its “Gate of Paradise.” Continue
                                                         to Palazzo Pitti then browse the Palantine
     Pompeii: Drive the sun route with a view of
                                                                                                           Florence Hotel Rates
                                                         Gallery that features Botticelli, Raphael and
                                                                                                           Hotel & Rating                     Season 1          Season 2         Season 3
     the Abbey of Montecassino to Naples.                more. Travel the romantic Viale dei Colli to      Rate Per Person                                       4/16-7/15/01 & 7/16-8/31/01 &
                                                                                                                                                4/1-4/15/01       9/1-11/15/01 11/16-12/15/01
     Continue through the valley of Mount Vesuvius       Piazzale Michelangelo for a view of the city.
     stopping for lunch before your two hour tour        (All Year, 3 hr, Daily except Monday)             Excelsior              Deluxe, Historic Center, Traditional
     through Pompeii. On the return trip stop at a                                                                                Single      $346          $445                      $346
                                                         • Price Per Person $47                                                   Twin        $254          $349                      $254
     Coral and Cameo factory. (All Year, 13 hr,                                                                                   Triple      $206          $276                      $206
     Daily)                                              Pisa
                                                         Excursion:                          Leaning       Grand Hotel            Deluxe, City Center, Traditional
     • Price Per Person $99                                                                    Tower                              Single       $346         $445                      $346
                                                         Head through the                                                         Twin         $254         $349                      $254
     Hop-on-Hop: Explore Rome your way. A                                                     of Pisa
                                                         Tuscan country-                                                          Triple       $206         $276                      $206
     panoramic tour featuring the hottest sites of       side toward Pisa.                                 Brunelleschi           Superior First, City Center/Duomo, Traditional
     Rome, which let you to hop-on and hop-off at        See the celebrat-                                                        Single        $169           $169         $121
     the different stops as many times as you wish.      ed Leaning Tower,                                                        Twin          $124           $124           $87
                                                                                                                                  Triple        $112           $112           $78
     Commentary available by headphones. Tickets         the Cathedral, the
     are valid for 24 hours for an unlimited number      Baptistry and                                     Albani                 First Class, City Center/Train Station, Traditional
     of stops. (All Year, Daily, Buses run 9:30 AM                                                                                Single         $206           $247*         $173
                                                         other fascinating                                                        Twin           $145           $156*         $104
     to 6:30 PM)                                         monuments. (All                                                          Triple         $121           $128*           $95
     • Price Per Person $18                              Year, 5 hr, Tu, Th,                                                  * Season 1 rates apply 4/16 - 4/30/01 & 7/1 - 7/15/01
                                                         Sa, Su only)                                      Berchielli             First Class City Center/near Ponte Vecchio, Art Nouveau
                                                         • Price Per                                                              Single           $114            $114            $165
       Trevi Fountain                                                                                                             Twin               $77             $77           $114
       Rome                                              Person $47                                                               Triple             $72             $72           $100

                                                         San                                               Michelangelo           First Class, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                                  Single          $153         $179*        $132
                                                         Gimignano:                                                               Twin             $95         $118*          $78
                                                         Excursion through the Chianti countryside to                             Triple           $87         $109*          $71
                                                         San Gimignano, a tiny city situated on top of a                      * Season 1 rates apply 4/16 - 4/30/01 & 7/1 - 7/15/01
                                                         hill and kept intact through the centuries. A     Mediterraneo           Superior Tourist, 10 minutes from City Center, Modern
                                                         UNESCO World Heritage Site, this city is                                 Single            $99            $99            $86*
                                                                                                                                  Twin              $67            $67            $54*
                                                         famous for its numerous towers and other art                             Triple            $65            $65            $51*
                                                         treasures. Take time to admire the Cathedral,                                         * Season 2 rates apply 7/16 - 7/31/01
                                                         the Piazza del Campo, the Town Hall, and San      Transfers
                                                         Domenico. (4/1-10/31, 9 hr, M, W, F, Sa only)     Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
                                                         • Price Per Person $69
                                                                                                           Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.

                                                                                                           Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                           holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
                                                                                                           for details.
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                  Netherlands                                                      #
                                                                               AMSTERDAM
                                              Amsterdam



     Amsterdam
     City of Flowers
     Quaint and lovely Amsterdam provides a
     delightful array of activities: strolling along
     canals, browsing through the impressive                                                               Amsterdam Hotel Rates
     Rijksmuseum and soaking up the tranquility of                                                         Hotel & Rating                  Season 1        Season 2
                                                                                                           Rate Per Person                 4/1-6/30/01 &   7/1-8/31/01 &
     the Beguine Court are some of them.                                                                                                    9/1-10/31/01   11/1-12/20/01
     Additional pastimes include touring the Anne                                                          Okura                 Deluxe, City Center, Modern
     Frank House and the many museums for                 Amsterdam Canal                                                        Single       $322        $205
     which Amsterdam is famous.                                                                                                  Twin         $176        $118
                                                                                                                                 Triple       $176        $118

                          Den Haag Peace Palace         Windmills / Zaanse Schans / Edam:                  Crown Plaza           Superior First, City Center/Train Station, Modern
                                                                                                                                 Single        $223           $195
                                                        Take an excursion to the “De Zaanse Schans”                              Twin          $128           $100
                                                        a small 40-house community to the north of                               Triple        $108             $79
                                                        Amsterdam on the banks of the River Zaan.          Jolly Carlton         First Class, City Center/Flower Market, Modern
                                                        Boasting 700 windmills at the turn of the 18th                           Single        $149          $137
                                                        century, now there are only 5 left. Pay a visit                          Twin            $99           $87
                                                                                                                                 Triple          $87           $79
                                                        to one of the windmills and a typical wooden
                                                                                                           Victoria              First Class, City Center/Train Station, Traditional
                                                        shoe factory. Stop at the medieval town of
                                                                                                                                 Single         $163           $146
                                                        Edam before returning to Amsterdam through                               Twin           $101            $94
                                                        typical Dutch scenery. (All Year, 3.5 hr,                                Triple         $101            $76
                                                        Summer - Daily / Winter - Tu, Sa, Su only)         Inntel                Superior Tourist, City Center, Modern
                                                        • Price Per Person $31                             Amsterdam             Single      $141          $119
                                                                                                                                 Twin         $99           $77
                                                                                                                                 Triple       $88           $71




                                                                                                              Delft Town Hall
     Optional Excursions:
     Grand Holland Tour: The first stop on this
     tour is Aalsmeer, the center of flower culture,
     to visit the flower auction (closed on Sundays
     and replaced by a visit to a wooden shoe fac-
     tory). Proceed to Delft and visit the factory of
     the famous “Delft Blue” pottery. Next stop is
     the interesting city of Rotterdam. Pass by           Tulip Field
     The Hague to see the Houses of Parliament
     and the Peace Palace. From there continue
     to Scheveningen, the North Sea beach resort        City Tour with Rijksmuseum: Start with
     and the miniature town Madurodam. (Lunch           a canal cruise to show the many canals and
     not included). (All Year, 8.5 hr, Summer -         bridges. Continue with an extensive city tour,
     Daily, except Sunday / Winter - M,W,F, Su          showing you the best sights of this beautiful
     only)                                              city. Pass the skinny Bridge, the Royal
     • Price Per Person $50                             Palace and the Concert Hall. During this tour
                                                        we visit a diamond Exhibition, where you can
                                                        see how rough diamonds are cut and pol-
                                                        ished. Tour includes the Rijksmuseum, set in
                                                        it’s historic home designed by PJH Cuypers
                                                        and housing the largest collection of art & his-
                                                        tory in the Netherlands. At the very heart of
                                                        the museum is Rembrandt’s Nightwatch. (4/1
                                                        - 10/31, 3.5 hr, Daily)
                                                        • Price Per Person $41


                                                                                                           Transfers
                                                                                                           Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.

                                                                                                           Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.

                                                                                                           Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                           holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
                                                                                                           for details.
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                                                                                                              Krakow Hotel Rates
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  City Stay
                 Poland                                                                 #
                                                                                                              Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                              Rate Per Person
                                                                                                              Forum
                                                                                                                                             Season 1
                                                                                                                                               4/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                              Season 2
                                                                                                                                                              11/1-12/20/01

                                                                                                                                    First Class, 2 Miles from City Center, Modern
                                     Krakow ~ Warsaw                                  WARSAW
                                                                                                                                    Single        $281         $248
                                                                                                                                    Twin          $155         $137
                                                                                                                                    Triple          n/a           n/a
                                                                                         #                    Continental           Moderate First, City Limits, Modern
                                                                                      KRAKOW                                        Single      $210          $180
                                                                                                                                    Twin        $135          $116
       Krakow                                                                                                                       Triple        n/a            n/a
                                                                                                              Cracovia              Tourist Class, City Limits, Modern
       The Seat of Kings                                   Auschwitz - Birkenau: Visit the infamous                                 Single
                                                                                                                                    Twin
                                                                                                                                                 $115
                                                                                                                                                  $92
                                                                                                                                                               $121
                                                                                                                                                                $97
       Steeped in a world of culture and tradition for     site of the former Nazi concentration camp.
                                                                                                                                    Triple         n/a           n/a
       1,000 years and home to majestic Wawel              (All Year, 6 hr, M, W, F, Su only)
       Castle, Krakow has been a center of learning        • Price per person: $38                            Warsaw Hotel Rates
       and art for centuries. See St. Mary’s intricately                                                      Hotel & Rating                 Season 1         Season 2
       carved altar piece, the fascinating Wieliczka
       Salt Mine, the Judaic Museum and much more
                                                           Warsaw                                             Rate Per Person                 4/1-6/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                               9/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                              7/1-8/31/01 &
                                                                                                                                                              11/1-12/20/01


       in this seat of kings.                              Reclaimed Glory                                    Marriott              Deluxe, City Center/Train Station, Modern
                                                                                                                                    Single         $268            $210
                                                                                                                                    Twin           $156            $127
                                                           Proud capital Warsaw has been meticulously
       OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                restored to its earlier grandeur since World
                                                                                                                                    Triple         $119             $99

       City Tour: See the major historical sights of                                                          Holiday Inn           Superior First, City Center
                                                           War II wreaked havoc in its beautiful streets.                           Single       $350          $310
       Krakow, including Wawel Castle, Old Town, the       The Old and New Towns and the Royal Castle                               Twin         $208          $191
       Cathedral, St. Mary’s Church, the former            look just as they would have centuries ago,                              Triple          n/a         n/a
       Jewish district and other famous landmarks.         featuring stylish shops and several museums.       Forum                 First Class, City Center, Modern
       (All Year, 4 hr, Tu, Th, Sa only)                                                                                            Single        $240         $240
                                                                                                                                    Twin          $131         $131
       • Price per person: $35                             OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                                     Triple          n/a         n/a
                                                           City Tour: Comprehensive tour of Warsaw
       Wieliczka Salt Mine: Tour the world
                                                           includes Royal Castle, Cathedral of St. John,
       famous underground salt mines, on the
                                                           Market Square, Chopin’s Memorial, Royce
       UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. See
                                                           Route and more. (All Year, 4 hr, Daily)
       Chamberg, art sculptures and chapels carved
                                                           • Price per person: $30
       in salt on three levels from 135 meters below                                                             Lisbon
       ground. (All Year, 4 hr, Tu, Th, Sa only)
       • Price per person: $38




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                 Portugal
                                                      Lisbon
                                                                                #
                                                                             LISBON



       Lisbon
       Hillside Treasure                                   Costa do Estoril: In the morning enjoy a           Lisbon Hotel Rates
                                                           tour of Lisbon before continuing to surround-      Hotel & Rating                 Season 1         Season 2
       Experience the old world charm of the “City of                                                                                         4/1-6/30/01 &   7/1-8/31/01 &
                                                           ing areas in the afternoon. First stop, Sintra     Rate Per Person
       Seven Hills. “ With quaint, winding streets, the                                                                                        9/1-10/31/01   11/1-12/20/01
                                                           where you’ll have time to explore the historical
       Castelo de Sao Jorge, a multitude of fascinat-                                                         Sofitel               First Class, City Center/Old Town, Modern
                                                           village center and visit the Royal palace                                Single        $144         $114
       ing museums like the National Museum of
                                                           (closed Wednesdays). Your journey continues                              Twin           $79           $63
       Ancient Art and the grave site                                                                                               Triple         $69           $58
                                                           to Cabo-da-Raca the southernmost point of
       of Vasco da Gama at the Monastery of
                                                           the European continent, before finalizing in       Florida               Moderate First, City Center, Modern
       Jeronimos, Lisbon has activities to suit every-                                                                              Single       $88            $77
                                                           Estoril, passing typical fishing villages along
       body. Dining al fresco or strolling through                                                                                  Twin         $54            $46
                                                           the way. Return to Lisbon following the pictur-                          Triple       $45            $38
       Lisbon’s parks and gardens is also a treat.
                                                           esque Estoril coastline.
                                                                                                              Embaixador            Tourist Class, City Center, Modern
       OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                (4/1 - 10/31, 10.5 hr, Daily)                                            Single        $62           $58
                                                           • Price per person: $107                                                 Twin          $40           $37
       Fatima: Full-day tour with the first stop in                                                                                 Triple        $32           $31
       Obidos, a walled medieval village. Continue to      City Tour: Take a scenic drive through this
       Alcobaca to visit the 12th century monastery        beautiful city including such sights as Liberty
       before stopping for lunch in Nazare, a typical      Avenue, Rossio Square and St. George’s
       Portuguese fishing village. Your highlight of the   Castle. Stop at Alfama for a walking tour and
       tour comes after lunch when you arrive in           aperitif. Afterwards, cross the bridge over the    Transfers
       Fatima for a tour of the Sanctuary. Attend mass     Taugus and visit the Royal Coach Museum            Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
       in Fatima before returning to Lisbon (Catholic      and Jeronimos Monastery. (All Year, 3 hr,          Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.
       Mass). (4/1 - 10/31, 10.5 hr, Daily)                Daily)
       • Price per person: $124                            • Price per person: $49                            Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                              holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
                                                                                                              for details.
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                  Spain                                                                                        Madrid Hotel Rates
                                                                                                               Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                               Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                              Season 1
                                                                                                                                               4/1-6/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                                9/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                               Season 2
                                                                                                                                                               7/1-8/31/01 &
                                                                                                                                                               11/1-12/20/01

                                   Madrid ~ Barcelona                                                          Wellington            Moderate Deluxe, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                                                                     Single     $144         $132
                                                                                                                                     Twin        $79           $76
                                                                                                                                     Triple      $78           $74

                                                                                  #                    #       Melia Madrid          Superior First, City Center, Modern
                                                                                MADRID             BARCELONA                         Single       $165          $154
     Madrid                                                                                                                          Twin
                                                                                                                                     Triple
                                                                                                                                                    $83
                                                                                                                                                    $78
                                                                                                                                                                  $77
                                                                                                                                                                  $73
     The Colorful Capital                                                                                      Crowne Plaza          First Class, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                                     Single        $123          $101
     Vibrant Madrid combines artistic flair with warm                                                                                Twin            $74          $56
     hospitality and entertaining nightlife. This ener-                                                                              Triple          $64          $54
     getic city boasts the “Golden Triangle of                                                                 Gran Versalles        Moderate First, City Center, Modern
     Museums” that consists of the Reina Sofia Art                                                                                   Single       $99            $83
     Center, the Prado and newcomer Thyssen-                                                                                         Twin         $55            $46
                                                                                                                                     Triple       $55            $46
     Bornemisza. Discover stunning architecture,
     like the Teatro Real, lovely parks and the excit-                                                         Opera                 Tourist Class, City Center, Traditional
     ing night clubs for which Madrid is famous.          Barcelona                                                                  Single
                                                                                                                                     Twin
                                                                                                                                                   $88
                                                                                                                                                   $58
                                                                                                                                                                 $88
                                                                                                                                                                 $58
                                                          Seaside Retreat                                                            Triple        $51           $51

                                                          This sparkling city on the Mediterranean fea-
                                                          tures a charming mixture of the medieval with
                                                          the modern. Visit the Museum Picasso, wan-
                                                          der through the ancient Old Town, experience
                                                          the exuberant Las Ramblas thoroughfare or
                                                          explore Barcelona’s newest attraction, the
                                                          Aquarium.

                                                          OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
                                                          Full Day City Tour: This extensive tour
                                                          takes you to all the significant features of
                                                          Barcelona. Split into two sections the first sec-
                                                          tion (1) includes: Placa de Catalunya, Vía
                                                          Layetana, the Cathedral, the Gothic quarters,
                                                          the Town Hall Palace, Passeig de Colon,                                                               Spanish Markets
                                                          Avinguda Miramar, Montjuich Mountain, the
                                                          Olympic complex, and the Poble Espaniol
                     Fuenta da la Cibeles - Madrid        (Spanish Village) which reproduces the most
                                                          typical regional architectural styles in Spain.
                                                                                                               Barcelona Hotel Rates
                                                                                                               Hotel & Rating                 Season 1         Season 2
                                                          Lunch and free time to visit the complex. In         Rate Per Person                 4/1-6/30/01 &   7/1-8/31/01 &
      OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                the afternoon continue with the second section                                        9/1-10/31/01   11/1-12/20/01

      Artistic City Tour: Admire the Royal                (2) to Passeig de Gracia to see Gaudi’s              Grand Catalonia First Class, City Center, Modern
      Palace, a magnificent XVIII century building,       famous buildings, Casa Batllo and Casa Mila,                         Single        $173         $121*
                                                                                                                               Twin          $103           $69*
      considered one of the most beautiful palaces        followed by a visit to Guell Park (also by                           Triple          $95          $64*
      in Europe. See its rich collections of tapestry,    Gaudi) - declared an artistic monument and a                                       * Season 1 rates apply 7/1 - 7/15/01
      clocks and furniture. From there continue to        World Heritage monument by UNESCO.                   Colon                 First Class, City Center/Cathedral, Traditional
      the Prado Museum, home to paintings from            Continue to the Sagrada Familia Cathedral –                                Single        $137         $123
      famous masters Velazquez, Goya, El Greco,           an unfinished masterpiece also by Gaudi,                                   Twin           $97          $85
                                                                                                                                     Triple         $79          $71
      Rivera, Raphael, Bosch and Tiziano. (All            Barcelona’s monumental bullring and the
      Year, 3 hr, Daily)                                  Picasso Museum (Sunday and Monday the                Cristal               First Class, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                                     Single        $162         $108
      • Price per person: $35                             Picasso Museum is closed to the public, on                                 Twin           $91          $63
                                                          those days the Ciutadella or Santa Maria del                               Triple         $83          $58
      Toledo / Escorial / Valle de los Caidos:            Mar will be visited instead) (All Year, 9 hr,        Avenida Palace        First Class, City Center, Traditional
      The imperial city of Toledo is a characteristic     Daily)                                                                     Single        $123          $113*
      example of Spanish history and civilization.        • Price per person: $94                                                    Twin            $85          $76*
      See the Cathedral, St. Tome Church, the                                                                                        Triple          $72          $69*
      Synagogue, St. John of the Kings and the            Half Day City Tour: This tour is to designed                                             * Season 1 rates apply 7/1 - 7/31/01
      manufacturing of Toledo’s famous                    to include either one of the two sections out-       Oriente               Superior Tourist, City Center, Traditional
      “damasquinados.” Lunch included. (All Year,         lined in the Full Day City Tour (above). Two                               Single      $100          $100
                                                                                                                                     Twin         $68           $68
      11 hr, Daily except Monday)                         sessions are held daily, one in the morning,                               Triple       $63           $63
      • Price per person: $84                             which will visit all of sections (1) above, and
                                                          one in the afternoon, which will visit places
                                                          described in section (2) above. (All Year, 3.5
                                                          hr, Daily)                                           Transfers
                                                          • Price per person: $42                              Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.

                                                                                                               Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.

                                                                                                               Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses and
                                                                                                               holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel professional
                                                                                                               for details.
                                         Flamenco                                17
Independent
  City Stay
                  Switzerland                                                             #
                                                                                        ZURICH
                                                                                          #
                                                                                   # LUCERNE
                                                                                                                      Lucerne Hotel Rates
                                                                                                                      Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                                      Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                      Palace
                                                                                                                                                    Season 1
                                                                                                                                                      4/1-4/30/01
                                                                                                                                                                    Season 2
                                                                                                                                                                     5/1-10/31/01
                                                                                                                                                                                    Season 3
                                                                                                                                                                                    11/1-12/20/01

                                                                                                                                          Deluxe, City Center/Lake Front, Traditional
                  Lucerne ~ Zurich ~ Interlaken ~ Geneva                     # INTERLAKEN                                                 Single       $279         $279         $265
                                                                           GENEVA                                                         Twin         $197         $197         $192
                                                                                                                                          Triple       $179         $179         $174
                                                                                                                      Des Balances        Superior First, City Center/Old Town, Traditional
                                                                                                                                          Single        $136           $136         $105

     Lucerne                                             Interlaken                                                                       Twin
                                                                                                                                          Triple
                                                                                                                                                        $112
                                                                                                                                                        $112
                                                                                                                                                                       $112
                                                                                                                                                                       $112
                                                                                                                                                                                      $60
                                                                                                                                                                                      $60

     A Lake Paradise                                     Between the Lakes                                            Astoria             Moderate First, City Center, Modern
                                                                                                                                          Single          $72          $112                $72
     Charming Lucerne, located on the sundap-            Interlaken is the essence of Switzerland,                                        Twin            $45           $85                $45
                                                                                                                                          Triple          $45           $81                $45
     pled shores of Lake Lucerne, offers leisure         combining clear blue lakes and majestic
     options like floating on the lake, browsing         mountain scenery with waterfalls and wild                    Krone               Superior Tourist, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                                                                          Single       $90           $90           $90
     through museums or strolling its picturesque        flowers. Warm hospitality greets travelers to                                    Twin         $71           $71           $71
     covered Chapel Bridge. Other attractions            this town tucked between sparkling Lakes                                         Triple       $62           $62           $62
     include the stunning Picasso Collection at the      Brienz and Thun. Hike peaceful alpine trails
     Am Rhyn House, the Transport Museum’s               or take excursions to the nearby mountains.
                                                                                                                      Interlaken Hotel Rates
                                                                                                                      Hotel & Rating                Season 1        Season 2
     planetarium and the impressive Lion                 Water sports are also popular in this “land                  Rate Per Person               4/1-4/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                                    10/1-12/15/01     5/1-9/30/01
     Monument.                                           between the lakes.”
                                                                                                                      Beau-Rivage         Deluxe, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                                                                          Single       $183           $205*
     OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                                             Twin         $150           $169*
     Switzerland’s Mount of the Dragon -                 Jungfraujoch - The Top of Europe:                                                Triple       $144           $155*
                                                                                                                                                       * Season 1 rates apply 5/1 - 5/31/01
     Mt. Pilatus: Take the “Golden Round trip” to        Travel to Kleine Scheidegg at the Eiger North
                                                         Wall, then change to the Jungfrau railway.                   Metropole           First Class, City Center, Modern
     the top of Mount Pilatus, with a romantic boat
                                                                                                                                          Single         $92*          $128
     trip across Lake Lucerne (in winter by bus),        Stop at Eiger Glacier Station, then on through                                   Twin           $69*          $100
     an ascent on the world’s steepest cogwheel          the Eiger tunnel, viewing sites through win-                                     Triple         $68*           $85
     railway to Pilatus Kulm (in winter by tramway),     dows hewn out of alpine rock. Finally reach                                                 * Season 2 rates apply 10/1 - 10/31/01
     and a silent descent by aerial tramway and          the summit, home to the Ice Palace and the                   Interlaken          First Class, City Center, Traditional
     gondolas back to Lucerne. (All Year, Bus            Sphinx Observation center. (All Year, 6 hr,                                      Single         $90          $104
                                                                                                                                          Twin           $71           $86
     &Tramway only 11/1 - 5/1, 4 hr, Daily)              Daily)                                                                           Triple         $67           $81
     • Price per person: $54 in winter /                 • Price per person: $138
                                                                                                                      Chalet Oberland Tourist Class, City Center, Traditional
        $71 in summer                                                                                                                 Single        $72           $81
                                                         Geneva                                                                       Twin          $54           $63

     Zurich                                              City of Hope
                                                                                                                                      Triple

                                                                                                                      Geneva Hotel Rates
                                                                                                                                                    $49           $58


     Sophisticated Splendor                              French-speaking Geneva is located on the
                                                                                                                      Hotel & Rating
                                                                                                                      Rate Per Person
                                                                                                                                                    Season 1
                                                                                                                                                    4/1-6/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                                                    Season 2
                                                                                                                                                                    7/1-8/31/01 &
                                                                                                                                                     9/1-10/31/01   11/1-12/20/01
     Along sparkling Lake Zurich lies Switz-             shores of Europe’s largest lake. With views
     erland’s sophisticated jewel. Filled with luxuri-   of Mont Blanc, this caring city serves as                    De La Paix          Moderate Deluxe, City Center / Lakefront, Traditional

     ous shops on the Bahnhofstrasse, art gal-           home to the International Red Cross and the                                      Single         $147           $147
                                                                                                                                          Twin            $90            $90
     leries like the Kunsthaus and many museums,         U.N. Discover its heart as you browse                                            Triple          $90            $90
     Zurich is a cultural mecca.                         through “Old Town,” see the Jet d’Eau foun-
                                                                                                                      De Berne            First Class, City Center/Train Station, Modern
                                                         tain or explore the Watch and Clock Museum.                                      Single        $119          $119
     OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:                                                                                                                 Twin            $78           $78
                                                                                                                                          Triple          $64           $64
     Guided Walking Tour of Zurich: Start                OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
     off at the Bahnhofstrasse, the famed shopping                                                                    Cristal             Superior Tourist, City Center/Train Station, Modern
                                                         City Tour: Enjoy a mix of coach, mini train
                                                                                                                                          Single         $81              $74
     area and enter the picturesque old town by          and walking as you explore Geneva’s historic                                     Twin           $49              $42
     crossing the river Limmat. Pass city hall,          past and international presence. Discover                                        Triple         $44              $37
     Grossmuenster Church and the Lindenhof,             Geneva’s harbor and parks, the Calvinistic                   Edelweiss           Superior Tourist, City Center, Chalet Style
     then visit St. Peters Church and the Chagall        monuments and the renowned headquarters                                          Single      $132          $132
     windows at Fraumuenster Church. (All Year,          of the international organizations, including                                    Twin         $81           $81
                                                                                                                                          Triple       $63           $63
     2 hr, Daily / varies in winter)                     the United Nations, the Red Cross, World
     • Price per person: $30                             Health Organization and World Trade                          Zurich Hotel Rates
                                                         Organization. (All Year, 2.5 hr, Daily)                      Hotel & Rating                Season 1
                                                                                                                                                    4/1-6/30/01 &
                                                                                                                                                                    Season 2        Season 3
                                                                                                                      Rate Per Person
                          Chapel Bridge - Lucerne        • Price per person: $28                                                                     9/1-10/31/01     7/1-8/31/01   11/1-12/20/01

                                                                                                                      Marriott            Moderate Deluxe, City center, Modern
                                                                                                                                          Single     $215           $192       $200
                                                                                                                                          Twin       $128           $115       $128
                                                                                                                                          Triple     $101            $92       $105
                                                                                                                      St. Gotthard        Moderate First, City Center, Traditional
                                                                                                                                          Single      $183          $183         $167
                                                                                                                                          Twin        $115          $115         $105
                                                                                                                                          Triple      $110          $110         $129
                                                         Transfers                                                    Glockenhof          Moderate First, City Center, Traditional
                                                         Airport/Rail Station - Private transfers available.
                                                                                                                                          Single      $165          $165         $165
                                                         Additional Hotels and cities available upon request.                             Twin        $124          $124         $124
                                                         Prices do not reflect supplements during fairs, congresses                       Triple       $96            $96          $96
                                                         and holidays - higher rates may apply. Contact your travel   Montana             Superior Tourist, City Center, Traditional
                                                         professional for details.
                                                                                                                                          Single      $128          $128         $128
                                                                                                                                          Twin         $83           $83           $83
                                                                                                                                          Triple        n/a           n/a           n/a
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                  Matterhorn Trail                                                                                         Switzerland                                               Zurich




                                                                                                                                   CE
Independent                                                                                                                                                     Lucerne




                                                                                                                                AN
  Itinerary




                                                                                                                             FR
                             Zurich ~ Lucerne ~ Interlaken ~ Zermatt ~ Gornergrat                                                                  Berne                                       Flüelen
                                                                                                                                                 Interlaken
                                                                                                                                                                             Grindelwald
                                                                                                                                    Montreux                              Kleine           Andermatt
                                                                                                                                                                        Scheidegg
                                                                                                                                                         Jungfraujoch
     This exciting 7 day rail tour takes you through    DAY 4 - INTERLAKEN / PANORAMIC
     Switzerland’s breathtaking alpine scenery,         EXPRESS / ZERMATT - Take the PANORAM-                                 Geneva
     including stops in Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken     IC EXPRESS to Montreux, a lovely resort on                                                                      Zermatt
     and Zermatt. Plus ride on the PANORAMIC            Lake Geneva. Spend some time enjoying its                                                        Matterhorn
                                                                                                                                                                        Gornergrat

     EXPRESS, the GLACIER EXPRESS, and take             beautiful landscapes, then passing through the                                                                     ITALY
     a cogwheel train to Gornergrat.                    lush Rhone Valley vineyards on your way to
                                                        the peaceful alpine retreat, Zermatt. Hotel                         Matterhorn Trail includes:
     Matterhorn Trail                                   Albana or similar. (BB)                                             G 6 Overnights, 7 Days
                                                                                                                            G First Class Hotels with private bath, service
                                                        DAY 5 - ZERMATT / GORNERGRAT - Take
     Highlights:                                        an exciting cogwheel train ride to the                                and taxes
                                                                                                                            G Daily Buffet Breakfasts
                                                        Gornergrat for a closer view of the majestic
     DAY 1 - ZURICH / LUCERNE - Upon arrival in                                                                             G 5 Transfer Swiss Card 2nd Class
                                                        MATTERHORN - one of the most famous
     Zurich or Geneva, transfer to Lucerne. Rest of                                                                         G Seat reservations on the Panoramic and
                                                        mountains in the world. (BB)
     day free in this lovely museum-filled town with                                                                          Glacier Express
     the Chapel Bridge. Hotel Monopol or similar.       DAY 6 - ZERMATT / GLACIER EXPRESS                                   G Excursion to Gornergrat
                                                        / ZURICH - Take the famous Glacier Express                          G 25-50% reduction on independent excur-
     DAY 2 - LUCERNE / INTERLAKEN - Scenic
                                                        train from Zermatt to Andermatt, then down the                        sions (trains, boats, cable-cars)
     train ride across the Brunig Pass to Interlaken,
                                                        Gotthard route to Zurich. The ride is one of the
     the town “in-between-the-lakes” and center of
     the Bernese Oberland. Interlaken offers a vari-
                                                        most breathtaking in Switzerland. Spend the                         Matterhorn Trail rates:
                                                        night in Zurich, the country’s business and                         Rate Per Person:                     USD $759
     ety of activities like swimming, boating, hiking
                                                        shopping metropolis. Hotel St. Gotthard or sim-                     SHRM7:                      Single + USD $199
     and more. Hotel Metropole or similar. (BB)
                                                        ilar. (BB)                                                          1st Class Swiss Card Upgrade          USD $56
     DAY 3 - INTERLAKEN - Day free to explore -                                                                             Daily Departures January 1 - December 31, 2001.
                                                        DAY 7 - ZURICH AIRPORT - After breakfast,
     perhaps an optional cogwheel train ride to
                                                        continue your journey or depart for home. (BB)
     Grindelwald, the Kleine Scheidegg or up to the
     TOP OF EUROPE - Jungfraujoch at 11,333 ft.         Note: During the winter when Zermatt is a ski resort, the 2
                                                        nights will be in BRIG instead of Zermatt with a trip to
     (BB)                                               Zermatt & Gornergrat on Day 5.
                                                                                                                                                                                           NY


                  Glacier Express                                                                                          Switzerland                        Zurich
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Independent
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  Itinerary                                                                                                                                                                                LIECHTENSTEIN
                                                                                                                                                                                                           A
                                 Zurich ~ Berne ~ Brig ~ Zermatt ~ St. Moritz ~ Chur                                                                                                       Chur
                                                                                                                                Berne




     This exciting 5 day rail tour introduces you to    passing beautiful mountain scenery, snow
     some of the most charming towns in                 covered peaks and meadows full of wild flow-
                                                                                                                                                                                            St. Moritz
     Switzerland, including Zurich, Zermatt and St      ers. Hotel Albana or similar. (BB)                                          Brig
     Moritz. Plus you’ll ride the famous Glacier                                                                                                 Zermatt
                                                        DAY 4 - ST. MORITZ - A day free to explore                                               Gornergrat
     Express, and take a cog wheel train ride to the                                                                                Matterhorn
                                                        the valley with its many lakes or to ascend one                                             I TAL Y
     Gornergrat
                                                        of the mountains by railroad. (BB)

     Glacier Express                                    DAY 5 - ST. MORITZ / ZURICH AIRPORT -
                                                        Leave by train via Chur to Zurich Airport for
                                                                                                                            Glacier Express includes:
                                                                                                                            G 4 Overnights, 5 Days
     Highlights:                                        departure. (BB)
                                                        Note: During the winter when Zermatt is a ski resort, the 2
                                                                                                                            G First Class Hotels with private bath, service
                                                                                                                              and taxes
     DAY 1 - ZURICH AIRPORT / ZERMATT -                 nights will be in BRIG instead of Zermatt with a trip to            G Daily Buffet Breakfasts
     Upon arrival at Zurich Airport take the train to   Zermatt & Gornergrat on Day 5.
                                                                                                                            G 3 Transfer Swiss Card 2nd Class
     Berne where you change trains for Brig. Upon                                                                           G Seat reservations on the Panoramic and
     arrival change to cogwheel train for Zermatt.         Glacier Express Train
                                                                                                                              Glacier Express
     Hotel Albana or similar.                                                                                               G Excursion to Gornergrat
     DAY 2 - ZERMATT - Full day in Zermatt with                                                                             G 25-50% reduction on independent excur-
     time to explore this car-free village and do                                                                             sions (trains, boats, cable-cars)
     some shopping. Use the Gornergrat tickets for
     spectacular views of the surrounding peaks
                                                                                                                            Glacier Express rates:
     (BB).                                                                                                                  Zurich to Zurich:                      USD $559
     DAY 3 - ZERMATT / ST. MORITZ - Leave                                                                                   4 Nights, 5 Days               single + USD $96
     Zermatt by Glacier Express train to St. Moritz,                                                                        1st Class Swiss Card Upgrade            USD $64
                                                                                                                            Daily Departures January 1 - December 31, 2001

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Escorted
                Provence and The Riviera
  Tour                 Marseille ~ Aix-on-Provence ~ Avignon ~ Nice ~ Monte Carlo


                                                                                                          Provence via Gordes for walk through the
                                                                                                          medieval village and visit to the abbey in
                                                                                                          Senanque. Rest of the day free at leisure.
                                                                                                          (BB)
                                                                                                          DAY 5 - Aix-en-Provence (Arles / St Remy /

                     France
                                                                                                          Les Baux de Provence) - Full-day excursion
                                                                                                          to Arles, St Remy de Provence and Les Baux
                                                                                                          de Provence. Morning walking tour of the old
                                                                                                          part of the city in Arles including visit to St
                                                                                                          Trophime and the Roman Amphitheater.
                                              Aix en Provence                                             Lunch on own. Afternoon drive to St Remy de
                                                                                                          Provence, and via the Val d’Enfer, to Les
                                                                                    Nice                  Baux de Provence including a visit to an olive
                                                                                                          oil mill along the way. Walking tour in Les
                                           Marseille
                                                                                                            French Tapestry




    Provence and The Riviera                           DAY 3 - Aix-en-Provence (Grand Canyon
                                                       du Verdon) - Full-day excursion to the Grand
    Itinerary:                                         Canyon du Verdon driving through Manosque
    DAY 1 - Marseille - Individual arrival and         (stop at a typical Provence market. Tour
    check-in at hotel in Marseille. Welcome drink at   manager will take you through the local mar-
    hotel. Overnight at hotel in Marseille. Hotel      ket to prepare for picnic lunch. If markets are
    Sofitel Vieux Port or similar.                     closed, lunch on own in Monosque.)
    DAY 2 – Marseille / Aix-en-Provence - After        Valensole, Riez, Moustiers Sainte Marie and
    breakfast depart for Aix-en-Provence. Morning      along the Corniche Sublime and the Lac de          Baux de Provence. Some free time at leisure.
    walking tour through the old part of the city      Sainte Croix. Return to Aix-en Provence for        Dinner at a local restaurant. Drive back to Aix-
    including visit to Cezanne’s studio. Lunch on      overnight. (BB)                                    en-Provence for overnight with photo stop of
    own. Afternoon excursion to Montagne Sainte                                                           the illuminated city perched on the hill. (BB,
                                                       DAY 4 - Aix-en-Provence (Avignon /                 D)
    Victoire and St Maximin - La Sainte Baume          Gordes) - Full-day excursion to Avignon,
    including visit to a “santon” workshop (tradi-     Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Gordes. Morning            DAY 6 – Aix-en-Provence / Nice - Following
    tional clay and carved wood figures placed in      city sightseeing tour of Avignon including visit   breakfast enjoy a drive along the coast with
    Christmas crib). Rest of the day free at leisure   to the Pope’s Palace. Lunch on own.                the final destination of Nice. Visit the Roman
    (Aix-en-Provence). Dinner at a local restaurant.   Afternoon drive to Chateauneuf-du-Pape
    Hotel Mercure Roi Rene or similar. (BB, D)         (including wine tasting). Return to Aix-en-

      Bay of Nice




                                                                             20
                                                                                                               8 Days, 10 Meals
                                                                                                                Land-only from
                                                                                                                         $1,399
                                                                                                          Provence & The Riviera Meals:
  Avignon
                                                                                                      •   7 Buffet Breakfasts (BB)
                                                                                                      •   3 three-course Dinners (D)

                                                                                                      Provence & The Riviera Highlights:
                                                                                                      •   Cezanne’s Studio in Aix-en-Provence
                                                                                                      •   Santon workshop in La Sainte Baume
                                                                                                      •   Grand Canyon du Verdon
                                                                                                      •   Pope’s Palace in Avignon
                                                                                                      •   Wine Tasting in Chateauneuf-du-Pape
                                                                                                      •   Visit to Senanque Abbey
                                                                                                      •   Arena & St. Trophime in Arles
                                                                                                      •   Roman Ruins & Musee Matisse in Nice
                                                                                                      •   Monte Carlo Cathedral & Casino
                                                                                                                       Tour Includes:
                                                                                                      •   First Class hotels w/ private bath, services
                                                                                                          and taxes.
                                                                                                      •   Deluxe Motorcoach
                                                                                                      •   English speaking guides.
                                                                                                      •   Inside visits shown in bold in itinerary,
                                                                                                          including admission charges where appli-
                                                                                                          cable.

Ruins, and the beautiful Franciscan                the Cathedral of Monaco where Princess                            Rate Per Person:
Monastery and rose garden. Overnight in            Grace was married. Return to Nice for a            Double Occupancy                                     $1,399
Nice. Enjoy the evening at leisure to explore      farewell dinner in celebration of this mar-        Supplement July 9 Departure                          + $100
the beautiful shops and fabulous restaurants.      velous trip. (BB, D)
                                                                                                      Single Supplement                                    + $399
Park Hotel or similar. (BB)
                                                                                                      Triple Reduction                                       - $16
DAY 7 – Nice (Monte Carlo) - Today enjoy a                                                                     *Round-trip Airfare not included in rates
late breakfast and a visit to the Musee
Matisse. After lunch, travel to the principality                                                          Guaranteed Departure Dates:
of Monaco. Your panoramic tour highlights                                                             •   June 29 (Friday)
the famous Casino of Monte Carlo, Place                                                               •   July 9 (Monday)
des Armes, Avenue des beaux Artes, and                                                                •   September 28 (Friday)
                                                                                                      *July 9th departure includes BASTILLE DAY celebrations
                                                                                                           in Nice. Itinerary will be switched for Day 2 & 3.

                                                                                                                           Transfers:
                                                                                                      (Rates are one-way unless indicated)

                                                                                                      Marseille - Inquire at time of booking.

                                                                                                      Private Transfer - To or From:
                                                                                                      Nice Airport (3 person max, rate per car)              $101
                                                                                                      Nice Rail Station (3 person max, rate per car)         $101
                                                     Arles Arena and Market


                                                                                                      Provence Street
                                                   DAY 8 - END OF TOUR - After breakfast our
                                                   services come to an end. Make your way to
                                                   the airport for your return flight home, contin-
                                                   ue your stay in Nice to explore the region in
                                                   depth, or catch the TVG to extend your stay in
                                                   Paris. (BB)




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Escorted
                 Northern Italy & Tuscany
  Tour                     Milan ~ Ferrara ~ Florence ~ San Marino ~ Verona ~ Venice


                                                                                                             David, awe-inspiring every time it’s seen.
                                                                                                             Evening return to Ferrara. (BB)
                                                                                                             DAY 4 - Ferrara (San Marino) - Spend a day
                                                                                                             at leisure in the beautiful Republic of San
                                                                                                             Marino – one of the smallest states in the
                                                                                                             world. Surrounded by jagged sandstone cliffs,
                                                                                                             immerse yourself in culture as you get to
                                                                                     Venice
                           Milan                      Verona
                                                                                                             know the people and enjoy the local crafts
                                                                                                             and cafes. Be sure to take time to venture up
                                                                                                             to one of the three watchtowers protecting the

                        Italy                                                                                city for a magnificent panoramic view reach-
                                                                                                             ing to the Dalmatian Coast. Perhaps try some
                                                         Ferrara                  Comacchio                  of San Marino’s famous Moscato wine before
                                                                                                             returning to Ferrara for the evening. Dinner at
                                                                                                             a local winery tonight. (BB, D)

                                                                                 S. Marino                   DAY 5 - Ferrara (Verona) - Today, venture
                                                                                                             into the Veneto region to visit the city of
                                                      Florence                                               Verona and the town of Sirmione. In Verona
                                                                                                             your local guide will show you such sights as;

                                                                                                               Fair in Ferarra
    Northern Italy & Tuscany                             Abbey of Pomposa, said to be founded early
                                                         in the 6th Century. Return to Ferrara for
    Itinerary:                                           overnight. Hotel Ripagrande. (BB)
    DAY 1 - Milan - Arrive into Italy and make
    your way to the hotel in Milan. In the evening,      DAY 3 - Ferrara (Florence excursion) - After
    enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel to meet          breakfast, enjoy a full day in the Province of
    your fellow group members and tour director.         Tuscany to experience the culturally rich city
    Overnight Radisson SAS or similar. (D)               of Florence. Enjoy lunch on your own, per-
                                                         haps at one of the many typical Italian cafés
    DAY 2 – Milan / Ferrara (Comacchio) - After          or bistros surrounding the Piazza del Duomo.
    breakfast travel to the historic Renaissance         In the heart of the city center, this magnificent
    town of Ferrara near the Villa di Comacchio.         plaza houses one of the largest cathedrals in
    Enjoy a morning of sightseeing in Ferrara            the Christian world. The highlight of the day is
    including its magnificent castle, once a seat        a visit to the Galleria dell Accademia to view      the Arena - the third largest surviving Roman
    of the Estes dynasty. After lunch take a             the works of such famous masters as                 Amphitheater; the Tomb of Juliet - made
    motorcoach excursion to the quaint fishing vil-      Michelangelo and Botticelli. Here you can           famous by Shakespeare’s "Romeo and
    lage of Comacchio and the breathtaking               experience the monumental sculpture of              Juliet", depicting the two warring families in
                                                                                                             Verona; and the church of San Zeno
                                                                                                             Maggiore, known as one of the finest exam-
      Theater

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                                                                                                              8 Days, 11 Meals
                                                                                                               Land-only from
                                                                                                                       $1,389
ple of Romanesque Churches in Northern                Ferrara was an important center of trade           Northern Italy & Tuscany Meals:
Italy. In the afternoon, spend some leisure       during the Middle ages and one of the richest
                                                                                                     •    7 Buffet Breakfasts (BB)
time in the spa town of Sirmione situated on      courts of the Renaissance. The passing of
the shores of Lake Garda, the most pictur-        time has not dulled the splendor of Ferrara,
                                                                                                     •    1 Lunch (L)
esque lake in Italy. Evening return to Ferrara.   filled with splendid palazzos, private resi-       •    3 three-course Dinners (D)
(BB, L)                                           dences, churches, streets and squares.
                                                  Relive both the medieval and renaissance               Northern Italy & Tuscany Highlights:
DAY 6 - Ferrara (Venice) - Today it’s off to                                                         •    Castle visit in Ferrara
                                                  periods as you stroll the streets. Turreted cas-
the city of canals, Venice. Explore one of the
                                                  tles, majestic churches and quiet cloisters        •    Visit to Abbey of Pomposa
most unique cities in the world. A half day
                                                  alternate with huge gardens and airy piazzas,      •    Michelangelo’s David in Florence
sightseeing program for your pleasure start-
                                                  bringing you into the heart of renaissance cul-    •    The Arena, Juliet’s Tomb, and San Zeno
ing at Piazza San Marco. After lunch, per-
                                                  ture as you walk along roads designed by                Maggiore in Verona
haps at the historically renowned Florian cafe,
                                                  great architects and view museums of inter-
enjoy your afternoon at leisure. Before return-                                                      •    Gondola ride & Tour of Venice
                                                  national appeal.
ing to Ferrara, experience a ride on a gondo-                                                        •    Republic of San Marino
la, the romantic water-taxi’s of Venice. (BB)        Today an important cultural center, Ferrara     •    The Duomo and Pinacoteca di Brera in
                                                  is also much more than this. Its natural envi-          Milan
DAY 7 - Ferrara / Milan - This morning takes
                                                  ronment and splendid history has added it to       •    Special Farewell Dinner
you into the wonderful city of Milan. Enjoy a
                                                  the list of UNSECO world heritage sites. It is
tour in the morning exploring such sights as
the imposing Duomo with its marble peaks
                                                  close to a large number of towns famous                             Tour Includes:
                                                  through-out the world. Staying in Ferrara          •    First Class hotels w/ private bath, services
and spires and a tour through the Pinacoteca
                                                  means going on many excursions to the cul-              and taxes.
di Brera museum, housed in a 17th Century
                                                  turally rich towns of Italy, and returning from
Palace. Afternoon at leisure for shopping or                                                         •    Deluxe Motorcoach
                                                  these busy tourist centers to Ferrara for the
further exploration in this mecca of haute cou-                                                      •    English speaking guides.
                                                  night. Enjoy the magical evening atmosphere
ture. This evening say goodbye to your fellow                                                        •    Inside visits shown in bold in itinerary,
                                                  of the city, relax in one of the splendid cafés,
travelers as you join them for an elegant                                                                 including admission charges where appli-
                                                  spend an evening in one of the numerous
farewell dinner. Overnight Milan, Radisson
                                                  clubs or discos, or enjoy the great theatre and         cable.
SAS or similar. (BB,D)
                                                  concert events at the 18th century civic cen-
DAY 8 - END OF TOUR - After breakfast,            ter, one of the permanent locations of the                        Rate Per Person:
your tour ends. (BB)                              Chamber Orchestra of Europe.                       Double Occupancy                                     $1,389
                                                                                                     Single Supplement                                    + $249
                                                                                                     Triple Reduction                                       - $14
                                                                                                              *Round-trip Airfare not included in rates

                                                                                                          Guaranteed Departure Dates:
                                                                                                     •    July 20 (Friday)
                                                                                                     •    September 21 (Friday)
                                                                                                     •    November 9 (Friday)

                                                                                                                         Transfers:
                                                                                                     (Rates are one-way unless indicated)

                                                                                                     Private Transfer - To or From:
                                                                                                     Linate AP, Milan (2 person max, rate per car)           $80
                                                                                                     Malpensa AP, Milan (2 person max, rate per car)        $173
                                                                                                     Milan Rail Station (2 person max, rate per car)         $74




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Escorted
                 Swiss Alpine Adventure                                                                                        Land-only from Land-only from
  Tour                                                                      The Best of Switzerland
                                                                                                                                    $439                          $999
                                                                            GER
                                                                                     MAN                                       Zurich to Zurich Meals: (8 Days)
                                                                                                Y                          •    7 Buffet Breakfasts (BB)
                                                                  Zurich                                                   •    3 Three course Dinners (D)
                     CE


                                                                                                                                  Zurich to Zurich Highlights:
                 AN




                                                      Lucerne                                   Vaduz                      •    Boat ride from Weggis to Lucerne
                                                                        Weggis
                                        Berne
                                                                                                                 RIA       •    Lucerne City Tour
              FR




                                                                                                          T
                                                                                                      AUS
                                                               Mt Pilatus                    Chur
                                                             Brienz
                                                                                                                           •    Woodcarving in Brienz
                            Gruyères                                            Thusis                                     •    Geneva City Tour
                                                       Grindelwald
                                              Jungfraujoch                  Disentis                                       •    Chillon Castle Tour
                                  Montreux                                               St. Moritz                        •    Bernian Express
                        Chillon
                        Castle                                                                                             •    Glacier Express (optional)
                  Geneva                     Taesch
                                                      Zermatt                                           Tirano                 Zurich to Zurich Rate Per Person:
                                                                       Lugano    Lake Como
                                        Matterhorn Gornergrat                                                              Double Occupancy                                     $999
                                                             I T ALY                                                       Single Supplement                                  + $227
                                                                                                                                    *Round-trip Airfare not included in rates
    Swiss Alpine Itinerary:                                           DAY 5 - Geneva / Zermatt - Start the day
    DAY 1 - Zurich - Arrive in Zurich. Time to stroll                 with a beautiful drive along sparkling Lake              Zurich to Geneva Meals: (4 Days)
    the Bahnhofstrasse, see the museums or relax                      Geneva, stopping in Montreux to tour majestic        •    3 Buffet Breakfasts (BB)
    by the lake. Hotel Marriott or similar.                           Chillon Castle. Continue through the vibrant         •    1 Three course Dinners (D)
                                                                      Rhone Valley until you reach Taesch, and
    DAY 2 - Zurich / Lucerne - Depart at 8:30 to                      experience a mountain train ride to the tradi-             Zurich to Geneva Highlights:
    see the bustling sights of Zurich enroute to                      tional Swiss ski village of Zermatt. Optional
    Weggis, then take a scenic boat ride to the pic-                                                                       •    Please see Zurich to Zurich Highlights
                                                                      cogwheel train excursion to Gornergrat is
    turesque city of Lucerne. Explore the city with                   available this afternoon. Sample local delica-            (items one to four included)
    your guide or take an optional excursion to the                   cies during dinner at the hotel. Hotel Alpenhof      Zurich to Geneva Rate Per Person:
    top of striking Mt. Pilatus. Optional folklore din-               or similar. (BB, D)
    ner in the evening. Hotel Monopol or similar.                                                                          Double Occupancy                                     $439
    (BB)                                                              DAY 6 - Zermatt / Lugano - Today you may             Single Supplement                                  + $107
                                                                      journey to Disentis with an optional ride on the              *Round-trip Airfare not included in rates
    DAY 3 - Lucerne / Interlaken / Grindelwald -                      GLACIER EXPRESS train. See breathtaking
    Today, visit a wood carving shop in Brienz                        landscapes featuring snow capped Alps and                             Tour Includes:
    where you will observe craftsmen creating intri-                  lush valleys dotted with picturesque villages.
    cately carved woodwork. Proceed to Interlaken                                                                          •    First Class hotels w/ private bath, services
                                                                      Or travel by motorcoach through the upper
    for a brief stop before continuing to                             Rhone Valley, riding through the scenic Furka
                                                                                                                                and taxes.
    Grindelwald. Optional excursion to the TOP OF                     and Oberalp mountain passes. In Disentis,            •    Deluxe Motorcoach
    EUROPE, the Jungfraujoch. Dinner at the                           both groups meet and continue to the charm-          •    English speaking guides.
    hotel. Hotel Sunstar or similar. (BB, D)                          ing Italian-speaking region of Switzerland for       •    Inside visits shown in bold in itinerary,
    DAY 4 - Grindelwald / Geneva - Tour the                           overnight in Lugano. Hotel De La Paix or simi-            including admission charges where appli-
    charming Swiss capital of Berne this morning,                     lar. (BB)                                                 cable.
    then take a scenic drive to the medieval town of                  DAY 7 - Lugano / St. Moritz - This morning,
    Gruyères. Head to Geneva for a tour of this pic-                  enter into Italy and ride along the banks of               Guaranteed Departure Dates:
    turesque lake town on the French border. Hotel                    beautiful Lake Como into the Veltin Valley to        •    May 6 and May 20
    Le Warwick or similar. (BB) (Tour ends after                      Tirano, where you will board the spectacular         •    June 3 and June 17
    the tour of Geneva for passengers taking the 3                    BERNINA EXPRESS for the trip to St. Moritz.          •    Every Sunday from July 1 to October 7
    night package.)                                                   A delicious dinner awaits at the hotel.
                                                                      Posthotel or similar. (BB, D)                                             Transfers:
                                                                      DAY 8 - St. Moritz / Zurich - Today descend          (Rates are one-way unless indicated)
                                                                      from the Alps to visit Liechtenstein, the tiny
                                                                      principality tucked between Switzerland and          Shuttle - To or From
                                                                      Austria before returning along the sweeping          Zurich Airport (rate per person)                      $21
                                                                      shore of Lake Zurich to Zurich. The tour ends
                                                                      upon arrival in Zurich (approx. 5:00PM). (BB)        Private Transfer - To or From
                                                                      *During important fairs and events, alternative      Zurich Airport (4 person max, rate per car)           $85
                                                                      hotels will be used outside the respective cities.   Zurich Rail Station (4 person max, rate per car)      $61
                                                                                                                           Geneva Airport or
                                                                                                                           Rail Station (4 person max, rate per car)             $79

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                 Music of Austria                                                                                        8 Days, 11 Meals
                                                                                                                          Land-only from
  Tour                                                                 Austria ~ Germany
                                                                                                                                      $1299
                                                                   DAY 3 - Vienna - Today cover                           Music of Austria Meals:
                                    Czech Republic                 "musical Vienna" including many of
                                                                                                               •    7 Buffet Breakfasts (BB)
                                                                   the famous sites from the Zenith of
                                                                                                               •    1 Lunches (L)
     Germany                                                       music production in Vienna. Visit
                                                                   Beethoven’s house as well as                •    3 three course Dinners (D)

      Munich                                                       Schubert’s birthplace with the
                                                                   afternoon free. Perhaps visit                      Music of Austria Highlights:
                                                                   Mozart’s house or Central Cemetery,         •    Evening Concert in Vienna

                              Salzburg Vienna
                                                                   the final resting-place of Vienna’s         •    Concert at Schloss Mirabell in Salzburg
                                                                   greatest musicians. For dinner enjoy        •    Opera House & Shoenbrunn Palace in
                                                                   an evening of fun at a typical                   Vienna
             Innsbruck          Austria       un
                                                                   Austrian wine village, Grinzing. (BB,
                                                                   D)
                                                                                                               •    Beethoven’s House and Shubert’s
            Italy                                          H                                                        Brithplace
                                           ia
                                    Sloven
                                                                    DAY 4 - Vienna/Salzburg - After            •    Grinzing Dinner
                                                                    breakfast, enjoy the drive along the       •    Danube River Cruise
                                                                    meandering Danube to the town of           •    Mozart’s Birthplace in Salzburg
    Music of Austria Itinerary:                           Krems. Sit back and relax during your cruise         •    Court Palace and Golden Roof of
                                                          to Melk. Be sure to view the imposing Abbey
    DAY 1 - Vienna - Arrive in Vienna and make                                                                      Innsbruck
                                                          perched atop the bluff at the curve of the river.
    your way to the hotel with the afternoon at                                                                •    Herrenchiemsee Palace with Lake cruise
                                                          Continue to the ‘City of Music’, Salzburg with
    leisure. This evening enjoy a welcome dinner to                                                            •    Tour of Munich
                                                          the remainder of your day at leisure. Your tour
    meet your fellow music lovers and tour director.                                                               * Various Optional Evening Performances available.
                                                          manager will have plenty of options available
    Hotel Ananas or similar. (D)
                                                          should you choose to attend an evening the-
    DAY 2 - Vienna - This morning drive along the         ater or concert event. Hotel Renannaisance or
                                                                                                                                   Tour Includes:
    splendid Ringstrasse to the world renowned            similar. (BB)                                        •    First Class hotels w/ private bath, services
    Vienna Opera House for a tour. Continue to the                                                                  and taxes.
                                                          DAY 5 - Salzburg - After breakfast, enjoy an
    opulent Schoenbrunn Palace for a visit fol-                                                                •    Deluxe Motorcoach
                                                          in-depth walking tour of this scenic city. Stroll
    lowed by lunch at a local Viennese cafe. Enjoy                                                             •    English speaking guides.
                                                          down the famous Getreidegasse and visit
    the rest of the afternoon at leisure in preparation                                                        •    Inside visits shown in bold in itinerary,
                                                          Mozart’s birthplace at the end of the street.
    for attending an evening concert. Tickets are                                                                   including admission charges where appli-
                                                          During your afternoon at leisure, you may
    included to the performance. (BB, L)                                                                            cable.
                                                          wish to board the "funicular" to the imposing
                                                          Hohensalzburg Fortress or enjoy a scenic
                              Chiemsee Fountain           excursion to the Sazkammergut and Monsee                               Rate Per Person:
                                                          where the famous wedding scene from "The             Double Occupancy                                              $1299
                                                          Sound of Music" was filmed.(BB)                      Single Supplement                                            + $249
                                                          DAY 6 - Salzburg (Innsbruck) - Take a trip to        Triple Reduction                                               - $16
                                                          Innsbruck to see the inspiring Golden Roof,                     *Round-trip Airfare not included in rates
                                                          the majestic Court Palace, and have time to
                                                          stroll this Tyrolean city. If time permits, a stop        Guaranteed Departure Dates:
                                                          at "Schloss Ambras", before returning to             •    June 15 (Friday)
                                                          Salzburg for an evening concert at the lovely        •    August 31 (Friday)
                                                          Schloss Mirabell. (BB)
                                                          DAY 7 - Salzburg/Chiemsee/Munich - Say                                        Transfers:
                                                          good-bye to the city of music as you drive to        (Rates are one-way unless indicated)
                                                          the largest Bavarian lake in Germany, lovely
                                                          Chiemsee. Take a boat ride to the center of          Shuttle - To or From:
                                                          the lake to visit one of King Ludwig’s sparkling     Vienna Airport (rate per person)                                   $7
                                                          castles, Schloss Herrenchiemsee. Continue
                                                                                                               Munich Airport (rate per person)                                  $12
                                                          to the lively city of Munich for an orientation
                                                                                                                    (Vienna & Munich Shuttles do not drop off at individual hotels)
                                                          drive on arrival and a farewell dinner at a local
                                                          beerhall. Hotel Forum or similar. (BB, D)
                                                                                                               Private Transfer - To or From:
                                                          DAY 8 - END OF TOUR - Say good-bye to                Vienna Airport (2 person max, rate per car)                      $46
                                                          your fellow travel companions as your tour
                                                                                                               Vienna Rail Station (2 person max, rate per car)                 $33
                                                          comes to a close after breakfast at the hotel
                                                          (BB)
                                                                                                               Munich Airport (3 person max, rate per car)                     $105
                                                                                                               Munich Rail Station (3 person max, rate per car)                 $65
                                                          *During important fairs and events, alternative
                                                          hotels will be used outside the respective cities.



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                 Enchanted Germany
  Tour Be
                                                                           German Castles & Palaces



                                                                                                             DAY 4 - Titisee / Schwangau / Fussen -
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                                                                                            Po               This morning, drive along the lovely Lake
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                        St. Goarshausen                                                        lan           Constance and the Deutsche Alpenstrasse to
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                                                                                                   d         the King Ludwig’s breathtaking
                                                                                                             Neuschwanstein castle – the inspiration for
       Luxembourg
                   Rudesheim
                                            Frankfurt                                                        Disney’s Cinderella’s Castle. There, enjoy a
                                                                          Czech                              carriage ride to the castle and a guided tour
                       Heidelberg                      Rothenburg        Republic                            through its opulent corridors and courtyards.
                                                                                                             Even though only half finished on the inside,
                 France                                                                                      its presence is such that it is one of Europe’s
                                                                                                             most famous castles. The enchantment does-
            Baden-Baden                                                                                      n’t end as you go lakeside to Fussen where
                 Triberg                                                                                     you’ll dine at the new Musical Theater
                     Titisee                     Munich                                                      Neuschwanstein and enjoy an evening per-
                                                                                                             formance of the inspiring operetta depicting
                     Switzerland                                                                             the realm and times of King Ludwig II’s life,
                                                       Fussen                                                in the magical setting of his greatest creation.
                                       Liechtenstein              Austria                                    Overnight Fussen. Hotel Treff Luitpoldpark or
                                                                                                             similar. (BB, D)
    Enchanted Germany                                      DAY 3 - Rudesheim / Heidelberg / Titisee -
                                                           Depart this morning for a visit of the magnifi-
    Itinerary:                                             cent Heidelberg castle, high above the town.
    DAY 1 - Frankfurt - Arrive in Frankfurt and                                                                Woodcarver at Work
                                                           From there, enter the mysteries of the Black
    make your way to your hotel where you’ll meet          Forest, emerging in the town of Baden-Baden.
    your fellow travelers this evening over a wel-         Take an enchanting drive to the charming vil-
    come drink and briefing by the tour manager.           lage of Titisee, nestled amidst the lush black
    Hotel Mercure or similar.                              forest on the shores of a sparkling lake. Upon
    DAY 2 - Frankfurt/ Rudesheim - After break-            arrival, visit a workshop with demonstration to
    fast, depart for St. Goarhausen. From there            see how delicately carved Cuckoo Clocks are
    board a Rhine River boat for the leisurely             made. See the largest cuckoo clock in the
    cruise to Rudesheim. Once in Rudesheim re-             upper Black Forest and enjoy a special sur-
    board your motorcoach for transfer to your             prise arranged for group members. Top off
    hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. A special       your magical evening with a specially pre-
    wine tour with dinner at the Weinhaus                  pared hot rock dinner – where your meal is
    Rudesheimer Schloss in the evening. Hotel              actually cooked on hot stones! Hotel Hofgut
    Traube-Aumueller or similar. (BB, D)                   Sternen or similar. (BB, D)
                                                                                                             DAY 5 - Fussen / Munich - From Fussen,
                                                                                                             continue your travels to another of King
      Rothenburg
                                                                                                             Ludwig’s creations, Linderhof. Enjoy your
                                                                                                             tour of the extensive grounds and palace
                                                                                                             including Ludwig’s famous "Venus Grotto,"
                                                                                                             the peacock mosque, and the rustic hunting
                                                                                                             lodge, many items themed off Wagner’s
                                                                                                             works. Take time here to stroll along some of
                                                                                                             its wilderness walkways before continuing on
                                                                                                             to Munich for your overnight Evening at
                                                                                                             Leisure. Hotel Forum or similar. (BB)

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                                                                                                                   8 Days, 11 Meals
                                                                                                                    Land-only from
                                                                                                                               $1099
                                                                        Hofbrauhaus to enjoy the               Enchanted Germany Meals:
                                                  Linderhof Palace      locally brewed beers. This       •   7 Buffet Breakfasts (BB)
                                                                        beer lover hall has existed      •   4 three course Dinners(D)
                                                                        since 1644 and it lives up
                                                                        to its reputation: beer,             Enchanted Germany Highlights:
                                                                        food, oom-pah music, and         •   Dinner and evening performance of "King
                                                                        Lederhosen. (BB)
                                                                                                             Ludwig II" musical at the Neuschwanstein
                                                                        DAY 7 - Munich /                     theatre
                                                                        Romantic Road / Munich           •   Cruise on the Rhine River
                                                                        - Today make your way to         •   Vineyard tour in Rudesheim
                                                                        the perfectly preserved          •   Heidelberg Castle Tour
                                                                        walled town of
                                                                                                         •   Cuckoo Cock Factory visit
                                                                        Rothenburg, and take a
                                                                        guided stroll down its           •   Tour of Neuschwanstein Castle
                                                                        charming cobblestone             •   Visit to Nymphenburg Palace
                                                                        streets. Tour includes time      •   Tour of Linderhof Castle
                                                                        at the world famous Kathe        •   Excursion along the Romantic Road
                                                                        Wohlfahrt Christmas store
                                                                        – where a special treat                              Tour Includes:
                                                                        awaits all our passengers.       •   First Class hotels w/ private bath, services
                                                                        The day is full of surprises.        and taxes.
                                                                        Towards the evening              •   Deluxe Motorcoach
DAY 6 - Munich - This morning, take a guid-         return to Munich for a special farewell dinner.      •   English speaking guides.
ed tour of Bavaria’s capital, stopping to visit     (BB, D)                                              •   Inside visits shown in bold in itinerary,
the majestic Nymphenburg Palace, where
                                                    DAY 8 - END OF TOUR - After breakfast,                   including admission charges where appli-
royalty spent the summer. Then experience
                                                    your tour comes to an end. (BB)                          cable.
the melodious Glockenspiel before taking the
afternoon to explore the city on your own.
Discover Olympic City and Tower, or perhaps         *During important fairs and events, alternative
                                                                                                                          Rate Per Person:
stroll among the old and new City Halls of          hotels will be used outside the respective cities.   Double Occupancy                                               $1099
Marienplatz. Perhaps stop by the                                                                         Single Supplement                                             + $199
                                                                                                         Triple Reduction                                                - $16
                                                                                                                   *Round-trip Airfare not included in rates

                                                                                                             Guaranteed Departure Dates:
                                                                                                         •   June 30 (Saturday)
                                                                                                         •   August 4 (Saturday)
                                                                                                         •   September 15 (Saturday)
                                                                                                         •   October 6 (Saturday)

                                                                                                                                 Transfers:
                                                                                                         (Rates are one-way unless indicated)

                                                                                                         Shuttle - To or From
                                                                                                         Munich Airport (rate per person)                                 $12
                                                                                                             (Munich Shuttle does not drop off at individual hotels)


                                                                                                         Private Transfer - To or From
                                                                                                         Frankfurt Airport (3 person max, rate per car)      $120
                                                                                                         Frankfurt Rail Station (3 person max, rate per car) $105
                                                                                                         Munich Airport (3 person max, rate per car)         $105
                                                                                                         Munich Rail Station (3 person max, rate per car)     $65




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Escorted
                Oktoberfest!                                                                                           7 Days, 9 Meals
                                                                                                                       Land-only from
  Tour                                                                             Germany
                                                                                                                                  $1349
                                                       DAY 4 - Munich (Salzburg) - Today visit the                         Oktoberfest Meals:
                                                       city of Salzburg, Austria. Enjoy a city tour see-
                                                                                                            •   6 Buffet Breakfasts (BB)
                                                       ing the Mirabell Gardens, the charming Old
                                                       Town, and explore Mozart’s Birthplace.
                                                                                                            •   3 three course Dinners (D)
                                                       Later, visit a famous beer-making establish-
                                                       ment in Salzburg with ample time to sample
                                                                                                                       Oktoberfest Highlights:
                                                C      the product. Dinner upon return to Munich.           •   German Welcome Dinner
                                               Re      (BB, D)                                              •   Tour of Munich w/ Nymphenburg Palace
                 Germany                               DAY 5 - Munich (Royal Castles /
                                                                                                            •   Dinner in REAL OKTOBERFEST Beer
                                                       Oberammergau) - Today discover King                      tent**
                                                       Ludwig II’s opulent castles, Linderhof and           •   2 FULL DAYS Oktoberfest!
                                                       Neuschwanstein. At Linderhof, marvel at the          •   Tour of Salzburg w/ Mirabell Gardens and
                                                                                                                Mozart’s Birthplace
                    Munich
                                                       ornate entrance, gilded statues, and beautiful
                                                       reflecting pool. The fairytale-like                  •   Brewery Tour and Tasting in Salzburg
                                                       Neuschwanstein Castle, nestled amongst the           •   Tour to King Ludwig II’s Castles, Linderhof
   zerland                                             greenery of the mountains will inspire you. In           and Neuschwanstein
                                        Austria        addition to these magical palaces, you’ll also               **Beer Tent may be substituted w/ nearby
                                                       visit Oberammergau, home to the famous                         restaurant for Opening Day Weekend.
                                                       Passion Play and many exquisitely painted
    Oktoberfest Itinerary:                             buildings. Return to Munich for overnight. (BB)                          Tour Includes:
    DAY 1 - Munich - Make your own way to the                                                               •   First Class hotels w/ private bath, services
    hotel with remainder of day at leisure. Tour         Oktoberfest                                            and taxes.
    begins at 7 p.m. at the hotel. Enjoy a hearty                                                           •   Deluxe Motorcoach
    German dinner and meet your fellow revelers                                                             •   English speaking guides.
    and tour director. Hotel Forum or similar. (D)
                                                                                                            •   Inside visits shown in bold in itinerary,
    DAY 2 - Munich - After Breakfast, start your                                                                including admission charges where appli-
    journey by touring the wonderful city of Munich.                                                            cable.
    Visit the awe-inspiring Nymphenburg Palace,
    summer residence of kings. In the afternoon                                                                              Rate Per Person:
    visit the fair grounds and enjoy the revels of
                                                                                                            Double Occupancy                                               $1349
    Oktoberfest before gathering in the beer tents
    for an Oktoberfest dinner. (BB, D)
                                                                                                            Single Supplement                                             + $449
                                                                                                            Triple Reduction                                                - $60
    DAY 3 - Munich - A full day to sample all the                                                                     *Round-trip Airfare not included in rates
    delights and amusements Munich has to offer
    during Oktoberfest. Or if you prefer to explore                                                             Guaranteed Departure Dates:
    Munich further - perhaps visit the Deutsche
                                                                                                            •   September 21 (Friday)
    Museum that chronicles the evolution of
    German Technology, or stop by the                                                                       •   September 27 (Thursday)
    Hofbrauhaus to enjoy the locally brewed beers.                                                          •   October 3 (Wednesday)
    This beloved beer hall has existed since 1644
    and lives up to its reputation: beer, food, oom-
                                                       DAY 6 – Munich - Another full day to experi-                                 Transfers:
                                                       ence the fun and excitement of Oktoberfest,          (Rates are one-way unless indicated)
    pah music, and Lederhosen. (BB)
                                                       and the delights of Munich! Maybe visit the
                                                       Residenz, where royalty spent the winter, or
                                                       shop the sophisticated stores of Maximilian-         Shuttle - To or From
                               Munich Beer Hall
                                                       strasse, or gaze at priceless artwork in the         Munich Airport (rate per person)                                 $12
                                                       Neue Pinakothek. (BB)                                    (Munich Shuttle does not drop off at individual hotels)

                                                       DAY 7 – END OF TOUR - After a buffet
                                                                                                            Private Transfer - To or From
                                                       breakfast, your tour ends. Return home, or
                                                       stay on and continue to enjoy Oktoberfest a          Munich Airport (3 person max, rate per car)                     $105
                                                       bit longer. (BB)                                     Munich Rail Station (3 person max, rate per car)                 $65


                                                       *During important fairs and events, alternative
                                                                                                                                                      Oktoberfest - Munich
                                                       hotels will be used outside the respective cities.

                                                       **October 3 departure - Days 5 and 6 will be
                                                       switched to ensure inclusion of final
                                                       Oktoberfest activities.


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Escorted
                Christmas Market Fantasy                                                                                7 Days, 9 Meals
                                                                                                                        Land-only from
  Tour                                            Switzerland ~ France ~ Germany
                                                                                                                                   $899
            Luxembourg                                                               DAY 4 -                      Christmas Market Fantasy Meals:
                                                                                     Basel/Stuttgart -
                                                                                                              •    6 Buffet Breakfasts (BB)
                                                                                     After breakfast
                                                                                     board your coach
                                                                                                              •    1 Lunches (L)
                                                                                                              •    2 three course Dinners (D)
        France                             Stuttgart    Germany                      for the trip to
                                                                                     Freiburg. Enjoy a
                                                                                     short orientation        Christmas Market Fantasy Highlights:
                                                     Ludwigsburg                     tour and stroll the      •    Basel Christmas Market & Tour
                          Freiburg
                                                                                     city’s Christmas         •    Colmar Christmas Market
                     Colmar                                                          Market before con-       •    Freiburg Christmas Market
                                                                                     tinuing your journey     •    Ludwigsburg Christmas Market
                                             Rhine Falls                             through the Black        •    Stuttgart Christmas Markets & Tour
                           Basel                                                     Forest region to
                                           Zurich           Austria                  Titisee. Here you’ll
                                                                                     enjoy a visit to a
                                                                                                              •
                                                                                                              •
                                                                                                                   Ulm Christmas Market
                                                                                                                   Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle Tour
                                                                                                              •    Make your own glass ornament!
     Switzerland                         Mt. Pilatus                                 glassblowers
                                                                                     shop where you’ll        •    Visit from Santa in the Black Forest
                                                              Italy                  have the unique          •    Visit to the Rhine Falls
                                                                                     opportunity to blow
    Christmas Market Fantasy                            and create your own Christmas ornament.
                                                                                                                               Tour Includes:
                                                        Afterwards visit a cuckoo clock workshop              •    First Class hotels w/ private bath, services
    Itinerary:
                                                        before indulging in a hearty "Hot Rock                     and taxes.
    DAY 1 - Zurich - Make your own way to the
    hotel in Zurich for check-in. Meet your fellow
                                                        Barbecue." In a rustic atmosphere guests grill        •    Deluxe Motorcoach
                                                        their own meal on a 400C stone. Before con-           •    English speaking guides.
    travelers and Tour Manager at a welcome
                                                        tinuing your journey Santa Claus serves a             •    Inside visits shown in bold in itinerary,
    cocktail and dinner. Hotel St. Gotthard or simi-
                                                        special Christmas punch and apples then                    including admission charges where appli-
    lar. (D)
                                                        sends you on your way. Arrive in Stuttgart for
                                                                                                                   cable.
    DAY 2 - Basel - Travel from Zurich to Basel.        overnight. Hotel Maritim or similar. (BB,L)
    Enjoy a morning tour of Basel followed by a
    stroll through the city’s Christmas market on
                                                        DAY 5 - Stuttgart - Begin the day with a jour-                       Rate Per Person:
                                                        ney to Ludwigsburg, home of the largest his-          Double Occupancy                                     $899
    the Barfüsserplatz. Afternoon at leisure.
                                                        torical market square, filled with over 140           Single Supplement                                  + $199
    Radison SAS or similar. (BB)
                                                        Christmas stalls and numerous other events.
                                                                                                              Triple Reduction                                     - $14
    DAY 3 - Basel (Colmar) - Today visit the fabu-      Time for exploring and lunch before returning
                                                                                                                       *Round-trip Airfare not included in rates
    lous Alsace region, stopping in Colmar to           to Stuttgart for a guided tour and then a trip
    explore its colorful Christmas Market. Take         through one of the oldest Christmas Markets
    time for lunch and experience the regions fes-      in the world. This evening take time to enjoy
                                                                                                                   Guaranteed Departure Dates:
    tivities before continuing on to Haut-              the numerous Christmas festivities on your            •    December 3 (Monday)
    Koenigsbourg for a tour of the castle before        own or with your tour manager. (BB)                   •    December 5 (Wednesday)
    returning to Basel. Evening at leisure. (BB)
                                                        DAY 6 - Stuttgart/Zurich - Make your way                                   Transfers:
                                                        from Stuttgart to Zurich, stopping at the histor-
                                                        ical city of Ulm. Enjoy a stroll through Ulm’s        (Rates are one-way unless indicated)
                               Basel Winter Scene
                                                        traditional market on the Minster Square,
                                                        indulging in thousands of Christmas delights          Shuttle - To or From
                                                        directly in front of the world’s highest cathe-       Zurich Airport (rate per person)                      $21
                                                        dral spire. Lunch on own before continuing
                                                        your journey to Schaffhausen for a spectacu-          Private Transfer - To or From
                                                        lar winter view of the mighty Rhine falls. Once       Zurich Airport (4 person max, rate per car)           $85
                                                        in Zurich take an orientation tour before con-        Zurich Rail Station (4 person max, rate per car)      $61
                                                        tinuing to your hotel. This evening enjoy a
                                                        special farewell dinner with your tour director.
                                                        Hotel St. Gotthard or similar. (BB,D)
                                                         DAY 7 - END OF TOUR - After breakfast your
                                                         tour ends. Stay in Zurich or make your way to
                                                         the airport for transport out. (BB)

                                                         *During important fairs and events, alternative
                                                         hotels will be used outside the respective cities.




                                                                                                                                                                Zurich
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Escorted
                Classic Christmas Markets                                                                              7 Days, 8 Meals
                                                                                                                       Land-only from
  Tour                                                              Germany ~ Austria
                                                                                                                                     $799
                                                                                                            Classic Christmas Markets Meals:
                                                   Nuremberg       Czech                                    •   6 Buffet Breakfasts (BB)
                     Rothenburg                                                                             •   2 three course Dinners (D)
                                                                  Republic
   France                                                                                                   Classic Christmas Markets Highlights:
                 Germany                                                                                    •   Munich Christmas Market
                               Augsburg                                                                     •   Innsbruck Christmas Market
                                                                                                            •   Rothenburg Christmas Market & Tour
                                      Munich                                                                •   Nuremberg Christmas Markets & Tour
                                                                   Salzburg                                 •   Salzburg Christmas Markets & Tour

                                                  Innsbruck
                                                                                                            •   Nymphenburg Palace in Munich
           Switzerland                                             Austria                                  •   Court Palace & Golden Roof of Innsbruck
                                                                                                            •   Kaiserburg in Nuremberg
                                              Italy
                                                                                                        H                       Tour Includes:
                                                                                a
                                                                       Sl oveni                             •   First Class hotels w/ private bath, services
                                                                                                                and taxes.
    Classic Christmas Markets                          DAY 3 - Munich (Innsbruck excursion) -               •   Deluxe Motorcoach
                                                       Tour the lovely Tyrolean capital, Innsbruck. A       •   English speaking guides.
    Itinerary:                                         guide will show you the sights, including the
    DAY 1 - Munich - Join your fellow holiday rev-                                                          •   Inside visits shown in bold in itinerary,
                                                       stately Court Palace and the famous Golden
    eler’s at 2 PM at the hotel for a tour of Munich                                                            including admission charges where appli-
                                                       Roof of Innsbruck. Then take time to stroll
    and its lovely Christmas decorations. Visit        through the town’s festive Christmas Market
                                                                                                                cable.
    breathtaking Nymphenburg Palace before             before returning to Munich for overnight. (BB)
    returning to the Hotel for a wine and cheese                                                                             Rate Per Person:
    reception followed by a welcome dinner. Forum      DAY 4 - Munich/Romantic                              Double Occupancy                                                $799
    Hotel or similar. (D)                              Road/Rothenburg - Today follow Germany’s             Single Supplement                                             + $199
                                                       picturesque Romantic Road, stopping in
    DAY 2 - Munich - Get in the Christmas spirit                                                            Triple Reduction                                                - $14
                                                       quaint Augsburg before reaching the city of
    and visit Munich’s famed Christmas Market –        Rothenburg. Take a walking tour of this exqui-                 *Round-trip Airfare not included in rates
    on your own or with your guide. The rest of the    site medieval town, then browse the markets.
    day is free. (BB)                                  A visit to the world-famous Kathe Wohlfahrt              Guaranteed Departure Dates:
                                                       Christmas store includes a special surprise          •   December 1 (Saturday)
                       Winter Scene of Salzburg        for group members. Hotel Altes Brauhaus or           •   December 4 (Tuesday)
                                                       similar. (BB)                                        •   December 6 (Thursday)
                                                       DAY 5 - Rothenburg/Nuremberg/Salzburg -
                                                       Take off for Nuremberg this morning, home to
                                                                                                                                    Transfers:
                                                       Germany’s finest Christmas market. While             (Rates are one-way unless indicated)
                                                       there, see the sights and tour the Kaiserburg.
                                                       Continue on to Salzburg, Austria for dinner          Shuttle - To or From
                                                       and overnight. Hotel Mercure or similar. (BB, D)     Munich Airport (rate per person)                                 $12
                                                       DAY 6 - Salzburg - This morning, take a guid-            (Munich Shuttle does not drop off at individual hotels)
                                                       ed walking tour of the "City of Music." In the
                                                       afternoon enjoy a stroll through the festive         Private Transfer - To or From
                                                       Christmas Market. This evening discover your         Munich Airport (3 person max, rate per car)                     $105
                                                       own delights in this musical wonderland. (BB)        Munich Rail Station (3 person max, rate per car)                 $65
                                                       DAY 7 - END OF TOUR - After breakfast, tour
                                                       ends in Salzburg. (BB) (Complimentary trans-
                                                       fer to Munich Airport departing at 6:30AM is
                                                       provided).
                                                                                                                                                                      Christmas
                                                                                                                                                                        Market
                                                       *During important fairs and events, alternative
                                                       hotels will be used outside the respective cities.




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