Tour of Europe
From only R29,450
31 July to 15 August 2016
See all the great sites of Western Europe. 7 countries in 16 days! Great time to travel to Europe, excellent weather!

August European tour 2016


  • Netherlands (Amsterdam)
  • Germany (Rhine Valley, Dachau Concentration camp, Munich)
  • Austria (Scenic Drive)
  • Italy (Venice, Rome, Florence, Leaning tower of Pisa)
  • Switzerland (Jungfrau Valley)
  • France (Paris)
31 July 2016 - Johannesburg to Amsterdam
Check in with your tour guide at Oliver Tambo airport in Johannesburg around 16:00 PM. We depart South Africa with Air France on board the A380 air plane, the biggest commercial aircraft in the world (Dinner on board flight).
1 August 2016 - Amsterdam
Early morning we arrive in Paris, and catch a short connection flight to Amsterdam. After our arrival in Amsterdam, we will pass through customs and collect our luggage. We depart to our hotel for a quick refresher. The Dutch country side awaits as we visit Zaanse Schans windmill village and the beautiful harbor village of Volendam. We then see how the traditional Clog’s (Wooden Shoe’s or Klompe) are made, and we taste some of the famous Edam cheese. We return to our hotel for a quick dinner, and then it’s time to enter Amsterdam for a guided tour of the infamous Red Light District. The rest of the night is yours to explore Amsterdam, the coffee shops, and to paint the town “Red”. (Breakfast, Dinner)
2 August 2016 - Amsterdam
A free day to explore Amsterdam. C the world recommends the Heineken brewery, Anne Frank’s house and the Leidse Pleins unlimited ribs!! (Breakfast)
3 August 2016 - Amsterdam to Boppard (Rhine Valley)
We depart the Netherlands and enter Germany and the Rhine Valley. Early afternoon we board our Rhine valley cruise and enjoy a cruise through one of the most concentrated stretches of castles in the entire Europe. After the cruise we enjoy a free wine tasting in Boppard tasting some of the local wines. We enjoy dinner at our hotel, and sample some of the finest German beers on offer. (Breakfast, Dinner)
4 August 2016 - Boppard to Dachau to Munich
We depart the Rhine valley and continue South towards Munich. We stop at Dachau memorial site to visit the concentration camp where you will have the opportunity to enter the gas chambers. Dinner tonight is in a traditional German keller serving the famous Oktoberfest 1 liter beers (Steins). (Breakfast, Dinner)
5 August 2016 - Munich to Italian dolomites to Venice
We enter Austria and pass close by Innsbruck, before driving through the spectacular Italian dolomites. Late afternoon we arrive in Venice and check into our hotel. The canals of Venice wait as we show you the best of Venice. Highlights include the Rialto bridge and St Mark Square. A free evening after the guided tour, perhaps a Gondola ride? (Breakfast)
6 August 2016 - Venice
A free day in Venice. C the world recommends the glass blowing island of Murano, or head to Lido’s beach. (Breakfast)
7 August 2016 - Venice to Rome
We leave the beauty of Venice, and make our way to the ancient city of Rome and we “do as the Roman’s do”. A late afternoon guided tour of Rome shows you the outside view of the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Spanish steps and much more. (Breakfast, Dinner)
8 August 2016 - Rome
A free day in Rome. C the world recommends going inside the Colosseum and the Ancient Ruins, having lunch at Piazza Nuvona or taking a train to the beach for the sunset. (Breakfast)
9 August 2016 - Rome to Florence to Pisa
Today we enter the rolling hills of Tuscany, and we make our way towards Florence for a city tour. See the famous cathedral of Duomo, Bridge of Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria (Copy of Michelangelo’s St David’s statue).We end the day at one of Europe’s most iconic landmarks, the leaning tower of Pisa. We spend the evening on the outskirts of Lucca. (Breakfast, Dinner)
10 August 2016 - Pisa to Lake Como to Switzerland
We head North past Milan, with a quick stop at Lake Como and into Switzerland with a spectacular drive to Jungfrau. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery of the Swiss Alps. (Breakfast, Dinner).
11 August 2016 - Switzerland
A free day to explore the Jungfrau region. C the World recommends the world heritage site of Jungfraujoch. (Breakfast)
12 August 2016 - Switzerland to Paris
Today we travel through the burgundy wine region of France, before we arrive at the capital city of Paris. A evening guided tour of the Sacre Couer, Monte marte, and Moulin Rouge. (Breakfast)
13 August 2016 - Paris
A morning guided tour of Paris shows you the Opera house, Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomph, Notre Damne and Eiffel Tower. After lunch, an optional boat cruise takes you to the foot of the Eiffel tower where you will be able to make your way to the top floor with amazing 360 degree views of Paris. (Breakfast)
14 August 2016 - Paris to Johannesburg
A free day to explore the wonderful sites of Paris. Why not visit the Palace of Versailles, or have some fun with the family and friends and Disney land Paris? Late afternoon we shuttle to the airport for our direct return flight with Air France on board the huge Airbus A380
15 August 2016 - Johannesburg
We arrive back in Johannesburg with a scheduled arrival time of 10:00 AM. We say goodbye to new friends made, and start thinking about the reunion party!
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Debbie De Kock

How do I say thank you?! Benno & Jalita you both are superb and the tour absolutely the best! The cheese fondue is the only thing I would skip next time. Love and blessings 4 C the World. C u again. Love

Debbie De Kock,
South Africa
Renilla and Rabby Ramshar

Dear C the World, Thank you for a fabulous tour which certainly exceeded our expectations. We cannot stop singing your praises to all and sundry. I am always on the lookout for a bargain and my Budget European Tour certainly was value for money. So many mind blowing attractions, still cannot decide which were our favourites. We were so impressed in the professional manner in which the tour was conducted. Jacqueline was absolutely efficient and handled the guests with patience explaining the workings of the railways a million times to everybody. Want to commend Jacqueline not only for her expertise during the tour but for her assistance prior to departure with visas and key notes. We definitely will recommend your company to our friends and family. I am looking forward to my next tour with C the World, which I hope will be soon. Kind Regards and Best Wishes! Renilla and Rabby Ramshar

Renilla and Rabby Ramshar,
South Africa
Esther Green

Excellent tour organizer. Very informative and make everyone feel included. Very helpful in explaining everything. Enjoyed games on the bus. All in all an excellent experience. Highly recommended.

Esther Green,
South Africa
Estelle Viljoen

Enjoyed it very much! Exceeded expectations, no suggestions. Compliments to the tour manager, very friendly and helpful.

Estelle Viljoen,
South Africa
Marc Stone

Thanks very much for all your effort in making sure we had the best experience on tour! We had a such a fantastic time it’s something very difficult to explain to others. It’s something that one must simply just do to understand the incredible range and depth of experiences one can take in over a short period of time. We’ve already recommended the tour to friends and family that have seen our photos. Hope to see you on anther trip in the not too distant future.

Marc Stone,
South Africa

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