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Book a select 2021 or 2022 air-inclusive vacation of 6 nights or more to Europe to receive a $200 per couple ($100 per person) air credit (excludes Escapes by Globus and Oberammergau). Plus receive our AffordableTours.com everyday savings.
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*Book a select 2021 or 2022 air-inclusive Globus, Cosmos, or Monograms vacation of 6 nights or more to Europe to receive a $100 per person air credit. (excludes Escapes by Globus and Oberammergau) Must be booked, under deposit and discount applied between May 3, 2021 and July 31, 2021 for travel July 1, 2021 to April 1 2022. Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and all cabin classes. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air. Air promotions are not available to individual members of groups; Not applicable for Group Air of 10 or more passengers. Combinable with all applicable promotions. Air Credit will apply to the per person air price and is non-transferable. An additional $300 non-refundable deposit is required for air booked in conjunction with a land vacation. Once ticketed, airline reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket price; air tickets may not be eligible for frequent flyer mileage/point accrual; stopover costs are additional; pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available for all flight segments. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on changed air bookings however other promotions at time of change may be available. We reserve the right to ticket passengers upon receipt of full land and air deposit. Additional airline fees for baggage may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for more details. Additional restrictions apply; see our Travel Terms & Conditions for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer is available from participating GFOB offices only. Offer is in US dollars. CST#2017032-20. PRMY182


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Tour Itinerary

Like a Lazy Susan generously plated with cured herring, breaded schnitzel, rich fondue, and beef bourguignon, this aptly named European Sampler invites you to sink your teeth into four delectable countries and cultures. Designed to introduce you to the best of Holland, Germany, Switzerland, and France, this 9-day tour of Europe is an awakening for more than just your taste buds. All of your senses will perk up as you leisurely cruise along Amsterdam’s bridge-covered canals, dreamily float down the romantic Rhine, and journey through Germany’s picturesque Black Forest, Burgundy’s rolling green vineyards, and the white-capped peaks of the Swiss Alps. Along the way, you can expect a heaped helping of cities and villages, castles and palaces, and hand-carved cuckoo clocks to enhance your time in the most flavorful regions of Europe.

  1. Day 1
    Welcome to Amsterdam! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

    Meals:   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    AMSTERDAM Guided Canal Cruise. Visit a Diamond Centre. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

    Meals:   Breakfast
  3. Day 3
    RHINE RIVER Scenic cruise.
    HEIDELBERG Orientation walk through the Old Town. [LF] Dinner with beer at Kulturbrauerei Heidelberg restaurant. (B,D)
    342 mi / 550 km
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  4. Day 4
    BLACK FOREST Woodcarving demonstration followed by Kaffee und Schwarzwaldkuchen (coffee and Black Forest Cake).
    RHINE FALLS Take pictures of the waterfalls.
    LUCERNE Walking tour includes the [LF] Bourbaki Panorama, the Lion Monument, and the Chapel Bridge. (B,D)
    242 mi / 390 km
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  5. Day 5
    LUCERNE Free day. (B)

    ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Lucerne with an excursion to Mount Pilatus. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
    Meals:   Breakfast
  6. Day 6
    Scenic drive on your way to the vineyards of Burgundy.
    BEAUNE Visit the Hotel Dieu and take part in a [LF] wine tasting at Marché aux Vins. (B)
    217 mi / 350 km
    Meals:   Breakfast
  7. Day 7
    VERSAILLES Guided visit of the Palace and Gardens en route to Paris. (B)
    236 mi / 380 km
    Meals:   Breakfast
  8. Day 8
    PARIS Guided sightseeing includes an orientation drive and Seine River cruise. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  9. Day 9
    Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners

Health and Safety Protocols for Globus Tours

Today's world has changed, but what remains certain is Globus' commitment to guest safety, comfort and peace-of-mind while traveling with us. To that end, Globus has established a worldwide Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health – and happiness – of guests throughout their travels with us.

It all starts with Globus' Global Health & Safety Team, dedicated to ensuring that cleanliness of all operations exceeds today’s travel standards—from start to finish. The following areas address Globus' commitment to providing a safe and clean environment for guests.


Globus will enact new tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start to their journey, including adherence to social distancing requirements.


Globus will ensure safe distances for guests throughout the journey, on coach and during excursions. This includes providing masks for guests use at any time where social proximity could be an issue as well as the possibility of reducing group sizes, if required. And wireless listening technology – including Globus' Go Beyond Devices in Europe – enables safe distances between guests and other travelers on excursions.


To ensure a healthy environment for team and guests, Globus will conduct regular temperature checks for both guests and team, and when necessary, masks will be worn by Globus' team members when with guests.


Traveling with Globus removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Globus are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Globus will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.


As a part of Globus' commitment to clean, Globus is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures.


Globus has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.

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Amsterdam: Westcord Art Hotel Amsterdam
This modern, themed 191-room hotel is decorated with a broad range of contemporary artworks, including some pieces by the renowned Dutch artist Herman Brood. There is a stylish Brasserie, a terrace with an open-air bar, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and Free high speed Wi-Fi internet access throughout.
Spaarndammerdijk, 302
Amsterdam , Netherlands
Heidelberg: NH Heidelberg
NH Heidelberg is located in the center of Heidelberg, perfect for getting to know one of Germany's most lovely and romantic cities and the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. Heidelberg is famous for its science and research activities, history, high-profile companies, and elite universities.
Bergheimer Strasse 91
Heidelberg , Germany
Lucerne: Astoria
Ideally located in the heart of Lucerne, surrounded by mountains, close to its lake boasting crystal clear waters, the historic old town, and famous Chapel Bridge. All 252 contemporary rooms have a minibar and Wi-Fi. There's a plush cocktail lounge, a stylish café, and a rooftop bar affording city views. Other facilities include a full equipped modern gym.
Pilatusstrasse 29
Lucerne , Switzerland
Beaune: Henry II
Located in the wine region of Burgundy, this 58-room hotel is set in a building designated as an historical monument and features a beautiful garden terrace. All soundproofed guestrooms are individually designed and are equipped with a TV, minibar, and free Wi-Fi access, and private bathrooms that include a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Guests can enjoy a drink in the hotel bar after a day of sightseeing whilst local wineries, restaurants, and museums can all be found just a short stroll away from the property.
12/14 Faubourg-St-Nicolas
Beaune , France
Paris: Paris Marriott Rive Gauche
Located on the Left Bank near to the Latin Quarter and Saint-Germain-des-Pres. The warmly decorated air-conditioned rooms have a mini-fridge, tea and coffee maker, and free Wi-Fi. There is a restaurant, bar / lounge the serves traditional French cuisine, coffee and cocktails. Other amenities include a gym.
17, Blvd St.Jacques
Paris , France

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Questions & Answers

Question: On the map routes it says 1 or 2. 1 means over night. What does 2 mean

The circled 1 on the city means 1 overnight stay in that city and the circled 2 means 2 overnights in that city. Green is the start city and red is the end city. Scroll down on the itinerary page to view the full itinerary details.

Question: Can Affordable Tours book airfare for us?

Yes, we do assist with airfare planning when the flights are purchased in conjunction with a travel package.

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

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I was not 100% impressed with the hotel in Paris, but it was a minor issue that was addressed on the feedback card I filled out for the tour director

The tour itself was ice, but it was way too rushed. Too much time getting there, but no time to enjoy sights or shop in each country. We got to Amsterdam @ 4:30 pm, took a one hour canal ride, checked into the hotel and had to leave by 7:00 am the next morning. Most of the shops in town closed between 6-7 pm, In London, we were taken to St. Paul's church and told we could visit the chapel only to be informed, there was a private baptism going on! Shouldn't our local guide have informed himself of this? We were to meet the group outside St. Paul's at 11:00 am. We were there with a third person in our group at 3 minutes past 11:00 and the bus had left without us!! We had to find our own way back to the hotel. The local guide never noticed he was missing three people on his tour! There were other stops in London listed like 10 Downing street that we never saw. It also said, Westminster Abby so, I purposely didn't visit there the day before. The local guide said, "We're just driving past there". This should have been made clearer. I did more and saw more on the side trips I planned on my own in each city/Country. I'll save my money and plan my own trip next time. Although, the room and travel accommodations were amazing, the trip itself was very disappointing for the money we put out.

This was our second guided tour with Globus. The experience is highly depending on the "tour director." Our first Globus trip had an exceptional tour director, whereas this second one was merely good - acceptable, but didn't create as good as experience as our first trip.

We both enjoyed the trip very much. It was packed full of things to see and do.

I really enjoyed the trip. There are a few areas of improvement such as the seat rotation and the tour guide. Both were not satisfactory. I also think the optional excursions should have been included in the price we paid.

The Globus European sampler exceeded my expectations. I was looking for a tour which would expose me to England, France and the Alpine regions of Europe, so I could decide if I wanted explore a more lengthy tour at a later date. The guide and itinerary hit all the highlights, as well as providing background on regions which would be of future interest. I am already considering a more lengthy visit to Germany and/or Switzerland.

Most hotels exceeded my expectations the food was wonderful and the optional tours were the best.

My daughter and I were so pleased with the hotel accomodations,especially in London and Amsterdam. Wow! And our tour director was outstanding. She was so organized and went out of her way to make our trip great. Of course the friends we made on this tour were not her doing, but really made our trip special. She couldn't have been more helpful, and I will contact her for our next trip.

Just got back from our 15 day adventure. Everything went smooth as silk. Not a single hitch with any detail. 

Our tour guide with Globus was great. He was highly knowledgable and personable. He really made the trip an awesome experience.

Cannot say enough about Affordable Tours & Globus. Everything was much more than I had even expected & would use both of them again with no hesitation!!!!!

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