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London to Rome Highlights 2014

  • Duration: 8 Days
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  • Brochure: Europe Costsaver 2014
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  • Style: Discoveries
  • Description: A lively journey through elegant Paris with its iconic monuments and museums, gorgeous Lucerne, charming Venice and cultural Florence. End your holiday in ancient Rome where you see the vast Colosseum and ancient Forum as well as visiting St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City.
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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1

    LONDON – PARIS (2 NIGHTS)

    A very warm welcome from your Travel Director! See the White Cliffs of Dover as you cross by ferry to Calais in France. Travel past the Somme battlefields in northern France to the glittering capital Paris, your home for the next two nights.

    Hotel: Mercure La Defense 5 Courbevoie

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  • Day 2

    PARIS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Your Local Guide takes you on a morning guided sightseeing tour, which includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Spend the afternoon as you wish. Consider a cruise along the Seine in a glass-topped boat. You might like to round off your Parisian adventure with a spectacular cabaret show!


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 3

    PARIS – LUCERNE

    Today, drive through the Burgundy region where vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see. Pass the fortified town of Belfort to lakeside Lucerne with views of the 14th century Chapel Bridge and a visit to the Lion Monument during your orientation tour. Dine tonight at your hotel.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

    Hotel: Weinhof

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  • Day 4

    LUCERNE – VENICE

    Traverse the Alps into Italy via the scenic St. Gotthard route and catch a glimpse of Lake Como. Skirt the sprawling commercial capital, Milan, arriving later in the region of Venice, a historically wealthy city built across 118 islands in a marshy lagoon.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

    Hotel: Il Burchiello

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  • Day 5

    VENICE – FLORENCE

    Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square and see the sumptuous Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glass–blowing workshop. Afterwards, you might like to take an optional experience to Burano Island for a delightful seafood lunch. Cross the Apennine Mountains, arriving later in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

    Hotel: West Florence

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  • Day 6

    FLORENCE – ROME (2 NIGHTS)

    See the sights during your orientation tour of Florence, which includes a stroll to Santa Croce Square. Don't miss the opportunity to shop for high quality leather and gold before departing for Rome.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

    Hotel: Op - Sav Eventi

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  • Day 7

    ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Your Local Guide takes you on a guided visit of St. Peter's Basilica, believed to enclose the tomb of St. Peter. Your fascinating guided sightseeing tour continues across the River Tiber in ancient Rome with views of the Forum and Colosseum. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own. Shop in smart boutiques on the Via Condotti, throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain or simply watch the world drift by!


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 8

    DEPART ROME

    After breakfast, say 'arrivederci' to Rome and your fellow travellers at the end of a dream holiday! Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • DoverSee the White Cliffs.
  • ParisSightseeing with your Local Guide includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower.
  • LucerneOrientation includes views of the Chapel Bridge and a visit to the Lion Monument.
  • VeniceCruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glass-blowing workshop.
  • FlorenceSee Piazza St. Croce.
  • RomeSightseeing with your Local Guide includes views of the Forum and Colosseum, and a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

Dining

  • 7 buffet breakfasts
  • 3 three course dinners

Travel Highlights

  • A stylish wallet, travel documents and map.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom.
  • Ferry from Dover to Calais.
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey.
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel.
  • Pick-up in London if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Centre.
  • A London airport shuttle service is available. Conditions apply.
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your trip to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.

Airport Transfers

  • For full details on transfers, please click here.
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Notes
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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