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Travel beyond the expected on a Central and Eastern European holiday like no other!

Our 20 guided holidays throughout Central and Eastern Europe are filled with authentic local experiences and inclusions with value in mind, allowing you to get the most out of every day on your hassle-free holiday.

Less well-known than its western neighbours, unique moments come thick and fast here, whether it’s trying the owner’s home-brewed beer in a Gasthof in the Austrian Alps, learning how traditional cuckoo clocks are made in the Black Forest, or exploring the medieval town of Krakow with a local resident.

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Meet this farming family in The Netherlands

Dignie and Gina welcome the you as you arrive at their farm in Groningen. Dignie takes you to see how the dairy herd is milked – in a very modern environment, while Gina prepares you a supper of her local specialities!

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Discover Norway on Trafalgar guided holiday

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Sognefjord Hotel, Leikanger, Norway. Right on Sognefjord, this Authentic Accommodation, the Sognefjord Hotel in Norway was built by a retired seafarer. Now run by his children, he built the hotel so visitors could enjoy Norway’s most beautiful scenery too.

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Discover Munich, Germany on a tour of Europe with Trafalgar

Best of Germany & Austria

Cruising on the Rhine, taking Bavaria’s Romantic Road and passing through the scenic Wachau Valley – this is the ultimate Germany and Austrian road (and river) trip.

With Insider moments like... getting your bearings in Berlin from our local friend, who lives in the city and points out their home town’s famous sights – from the Brandenburg Gate to the Reichstag. Starting your day with exclusive access up the Berlin TV Tower, for a 360° view, find your feet before exploring the city at your own pace.

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Krakow Royal Caste in Poland

Bohemian Highlights

An undercover look at the wartime history of Poland and Germany and the romance of Prague and Budapest – this At Leisure trip gives you time to really experience this region.

With Insider moments like... spending time with a resident in Krakow, as they introduce you to the highlights of their home town. Strolling together, see the historic sights, and you get to ask them about Krakow's history, life in Poland or even just where they'd recommend for dinner.

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Balkans and Venice

New in 2014, admire the beauty of the Dalmatian coast, Hvar Island and Lake Bled, and the stories of civil war in the cities of Sarajevo and Mostar.

With insider moments like... skewering ham onto twigs to roast over an open fire in the Muhoberac family home near Dubrovnik. The grandmother prepares dinner, while the grandfather plays the mandolin. After dinner, the children teach you folklore dances.

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Scenic Salzburg, Austria

Sound of Music

Not just for fans of the film, this Austrian adventure also takes in the country's beautiful cities, scenery and epic history.

With Insider moments like... reaching the storybook-style castle of King Ludwig in the Bavarian mountains by horse-drawn carriage. Or treading in the footsteps of the Von Trapps in Salzburg, before joining Johann and Manfred Stadler in their rustic 'gasthof' for a more authentic take on
Austrian life.

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