Immerse yourself in a cultural adventure on this trip from uber-hip Berlin to romantic Paris. Whether your passions are for artistic masterpieces or modern architecture, delicious food and drink or trendy nightclubs, this journey lets you indulge all your senses at your own pace.
Days 1-2 Berlin
Discover why artists, designers and musicians continue to make the pilgrimage to a city as famous for its progressive arts scene as for its tumultuous history. Delve into BerlinÂ’s turbulent past while visiting the crumbling remains of the Berlin Wall or, for a change of pace, wander the lush pathways of the Tiergarten. Gain a deeper insight into this cityÂ’s chilling history on a fascinating visit to the Checkpoint Charlie Museum and be sure to take the opportunity to visit some of BerlinÂ’s wealth of art galleries.
Days 3-4 Amsterdam
Take to the streets by bicycle and discover a city that once inspired Rembrandt and Van Gogh and continues to enchant visitors with its canals, bridges and parks. In free time, perhaps pick out some fresh blooms at the Bloemenmarkt, visit the wartime hiding place of Anne Frank or head to the Rijksmuseum to marvel at The Night Watch and other artistic masterpieces.
Days 5-6 Bruges
With its picturesque waterways, cobbled lanes, delicious waffles and dazzling array of beers, this Â‘Venice of the NorthÂ’ beckons. Take it all in on a boat ride through its winding canals. Later, there will be time to sample pralines from a local chocolatier, shop for delicate Flemish lace or just people watch in the atmospheric city square.
Days 7-8 Paris
Enjoy a stroll along the Champs Elysees to the Arc de Triomphe - a Parisian experience not to be missed! Soak up the view from the Eiffel Tower, count the gargoyles adorning the Notre Dame Cathedral or shop up a storm at Galeries Lafayette - thereÂ’s a bounty of things to do in this beautiful city.