The day is all yours to enjoy some of Europe's most dramatic scenery. Hearing and then rounding the corner and seeing the Trevi Fountain at night. so, to pick few amazing moments on this trip will be: Tulip Fields, Neuschwanstein castle, Swiss alps and the valley, history of Rome, Tuscan hills/sunset and Paris. There is also a nice mix of scheduled group activities and time to explore on your own using your guidebook or suggestions from your tour guide. "Wowed several times a day. It truly was the best of Europe! I can say unequivocally that my expectations were exceeded in every way. Posted by Claire (Aylmer, QC, Canada) on 12/26/10 05:53 PM. It's amazing how many wonderful things we saw in just 21 days! "The beauty of Switzerland and the symmetry of Paris. I'm struggling to come up with descriptors to convey how I feel about this tour. The same information was repeated too many times because people were not listening. So many nice memories. Moderate walking: 2–6 miles throughout the day with some hills and stairs. The sights were amazing with so many high points and few low points. "The stay in Switzerland and visiting the top of the Schilthorn were probably highlights. See the best of Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany, and Holland. Our guide/host, Dimitri, was outstanding and very knowledgeable and accommodating. Keukenhof - I'm a gardener in Alaska so the lush abundance. The food was incredible, Tim, our guide was great and the folks we toured with made the trip particularly special. This morning, we'll take a walking tour of Bacharach with an entertaining local guide. Cinque Terre, Wengen, The mosaics at St. Marks, Seeing the Pope at St. Peter's, dinner on the Seine in Paris, etc., etc., etc.". Afterward, at nearby St. Goar, we'll hike up the hill to tour the mighty medieval Rheinfels Castle and enjoy its commanding view of the Rhine Valley. The hotels were all comfortable and located centrally so we could get out and explore every city. I came home a better person. However there were a couple of tours that should have progressed faster, too much standing. She pick excellent restaurants for us to eat at as a group. The diversity of the types of places we visited impressed me. I still remember the moment, as a 12 year old reading her diary, when I realized what atrocities were out there in the world. Then we'll work our way down to Germany's castle-studded Rhineland, enjoying dinner together at our half-timbered hotel nestled in the medieval village of Bacharach on the Rhine. Tonight we'll celebrate la dolce vita Roman-style, with an after-dinner stroll through the floodlit heart of the city, lacing together the lively campos, classy piazzas, and the splashy Trevi Fountain. All the local tour guides who gave us wonderful insight. Would definitely recommend. Also, a close second, toasting with Champagne at the lit up Eiffel Tower! Certainly helped tie the story together and enhanced an already memorable experience.". "I can't pick just one. The concept of living out of a suitcase and backpack for 21 days seemed like a daunting task for one like me who prefers to "unpack and move in" when I travel. I really enjoyed the trip and would do it again, "I think when we were in Venice and that storm hit and that Cruise ship almost hit the dock. I may be home recovering, but I was with you on your blog. What a wonderful experience, I had no idea what a huge roll Tim would have. They provided great insights into the art, history and culture of their cities which created a nice context for our experiences. Trummelbach Falls (don't believe Rick's 1 pyramid rating in the guide book-this deserves 3).". We met some lovely people and made good friends. My husband and I planned this trip for our 25th wedding anniversary. It was delightful. Nature never disappoints, it is always beautiful. The luge and Switzerland was fantastic. Our group really clicked together. We walked along the valley , it was so lush and green and peaceful.The Sistine Chapel was totally amazing, even though it was our second time in Rome, it was a wow moment to see it again. It was for me an exhausting trip, but that is what I wanted in order to get the most out of the experience. The tour was listed as strenuous, which was an accurate description of our 21 day tour. I felt that two stops needed more time - Amsterdam and Rome. I have been on many tours before, but this was my first Rick Steves tour. Salut! The music. The trip exceeded our expectations in every way imaginable. This moment took us from individuals on a bus to a band of travelers.". Castle and have time to see a small hill town and that on. Tour info could not live without for my wife and I arrived a and... 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