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Great European

27 Days 11 Countries 26 Cities

This exploration of Europe takes in the best of France, Spain, Italy, Germany and Switzerland.

"We saw so much of Europe"

Simon from New Zealand

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27 Days 11 Countries 26 Cities

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      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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      • 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. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
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      About this trip

      From the spiritual hubs of the Vatican and Lourdes to the glitz and glamour of Monaco, Cannes and the Isle of Capri, explore Europe's man-made triumphs and feats of nature. Tune into the Mozart melodies of Austria, admire Gaudi's Art Nouveau fantasies in Barcelona and sun yourself in Sorrento, with visits to Munich, Vienna and Paris along the way.


      Trip type: Discovery

      Trip code: EGRE

      26 Nights

      accommodation

      35 Meals
      • 26 hot buffet breakfast

      • 7 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

      • 2 dinners

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Florence, Assisi, Pompeii, Capri, Rome, Vienna and Salzburg

        • Cruise to the Isle of Capri and along the River Rhine

        • Orientation of Bordeaux, Biarritz, Lourdes, Cannes, Monaco, Pisa, Sorrento, Venice, Munich, Lucerne, Heidelberg and Amsterdam

        • See the Somme Battlefields, and the Lorelei Rock in Rhine Valley

        • View the ancient sites of Rome

        • Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Chartres Cathedral, St. Bernadette's Grotto in Lourdes, the Prado Museum in Madrid, the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 26 hot buffet breakfast

        • 7 dinners
          (including Be My Guest) with local wine

        • 2 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel

        • Return ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply.

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Paris, France

      Day 1

      London – Paris (2 Nights)

      Paris, France

      Day 2

      Paris Sightseeing

      Bordeaux Vinyards, France

      Day 3

      Paris – Chartres – Bordeaux

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      Bordeaux – Biarritz – Lourdes

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      Lourdes – Madrid (2 Nights)

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      Madrid Sightseeing

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      Madrid – Barcelona (2 Nights)

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      Day 8

      Barcelona Sightseeing

      Cannes, France

      Day 9

      Barcelona – Perfumery Excursion – Cannes (2 Nights)

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      Cannes

      Florence, Italy

      Day 11

      Cannes – Monaco – Pisa – Florence

      Assissi, Italy

      Day 12

      Florence Sightseeing – Assisi Sightseeing

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      Day 13

      Assisi – Pompeii – Sorrento (2 Nights)

      Capri, Campania, Italy

      Day 14

      Excursion to the Isle Of Capri

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      Day 15

      Sorrento – Rome (2 Nights)

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      Rome Sightseeing

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      Rome – Venice (2 Nights)

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      Day 18

      Venice Orientation

      Vienna, Austria

      Day 19

      Venice – Vienna (2 Nights)

      Vienna, Austria

      Day 20

      Vienna Sightseeing

      Munich, Germany

      Day 21

      Vienna – Salzburg – Munich

      Lucerne, Switzerland

      Day 22

      Munich – Liechtenstein – Lucerne (2 Nights)

      Lion Monument, Lucerne, Switzerland

      Day 23

      Lucerne Orientation

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      Lucerne – Heidelberg – Rhine Cruise – Boppard

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      Boppard – Cologne – Amsterdam (2 Nights)

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      Amsterdam Orientation

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      Amsterdam – London

      Day 1

      London – Paris (2 Nights) Day 1 - London – Paris (2 Nights)

      The bright city lights of London behind us, we cross the English Channel by ferry from Dover to Calais, travelling across World War I battlefields where so many brave souls lost their lives. We catch a glimpse of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy Ridge before arriving in Paris. Join your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception including dinner and drinks and an evening drive to embrace the energy of this vibrant city and get a taste of what you're about to see and experience.

      Hotel

      Renaissance La Defense

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Renaissance La Defense

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Paris Sightseeing Day 2 - Paris Sightseeing

      Ascend one of the world's man-made icons, peering through the intricate wrought iron lattice work from the second level of the Eiffel Tower to the grand Parisian boulevards and gardens below. Join a Local Specialist for a drive along the Champs-Élysées to the Arc de Triomphe before spending the rest of the day at leisure to discover the delights of the City of Light. Perhaps take the time to see the Mona Lisa at the Louvre, amble along the Seine admiring the exquisite work of street artists or or consider attending one of the city's famous colourful cabaret shows.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Paris – Chartres – Bordeaux Day 3 - Paris – Chartres – Bordeaux

      Ornate French Gothic Art is celebrated during a visit to the exquisite Chartres Cathedral, renowned for its original stained glass windows and two contrasting spires. Meandering south through one of France's most renowned wine regions, we arrive in Bordeaux, the Port of the Moon celebrated for its centuries-old trading heritage and extraordinary architecture. Spend the evening exploring its historical centre or amble along the Garonne - the 18th century Place de la Bourse glittering across the river at night.

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Bordeaux – Biarritz – Lourdes Day 4 - Bordeaux – Biarritz – Lourdes

      This morning we delve into the heady days of la belle époque in the glitzy seaside resort of Biarritz, for centuries an elegant retreat for aristocrats and today a surfing Mecca. Meandering south through the snow-capped Pyrenees, we arrive in the quaint market town of Lourdes, an important site of Catholic pilgrimage. Marvel at the Byzantine-style Rosary Basilica, its interior reflecting the mysteries of the Rosary, and visit the healing shrine of St. Bernadette's Grotto.

      Hotel

      Mercure Imperial

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Mercure Imperial

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Lourdes – Madrid (2 Nights) Day 5 - Lourdes – Madrid (2 Nights)

      For now it's time to say au revoir France and a rousing hola to Spain. We cross the scenic Somosierra Pass to lively Madrid, the highest capital in Europe, where we will spend the next two nights exploring its unique Madrid Baroque façades and fiery sights and sounds.

      Hotel

      Melia Castilla

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Melia Castilla

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Madrid Sightseeing Day 6 - Madrid Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist for a morning sightseeing tour past the city's iconic landmarks. View the Royal Palace and Plaza de España paying homage to the Spanish literary great, Cervantes, and the beloved characters that featured in Don Quixote. Enjoy an included visit to the Prado Museum and admire the incredible works of Rubens, Goya and El Greco before spending the rest of the day at leisure. Take to the waters of Retiro Park, visit the Mercado de San Miguel to indulge in the delicious flavours of Spain or join an Optional Experience to the Imperial City of Toledo.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Madrid – Barcelona (2 Nights) Day 7 - Madrid – Barcelona (2 Nights)

      Driving towards Catalonia and the shores of the Mediterranean, we pass Guadalajara and the Gorges of Jalon and Aragon en route to vibrant Barcelona, where we will spend the next two nights delving into the intoxicating charm of this cultural and artistic powerhouse.

      Hotel

      Abba Sants

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Abba Sants

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Barcelona Sightseeing Day 8 - Barcelona Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist today to delight in the whimsical world of Gaudi, whose characteristic Art Nouveau architecture is dotted throughout the city. See his as yet unfinished masterpiece La Sagrada Familia, before spending the rest of the day embracing the energy of Barcelona. Pay tribute to Columbus and his brave exploration of the New World, wander down to La Barcelonet a for some tasty tapas treats, or ramble up Las Ramblas watching street performers entertain crowds. This evening, opt to witness Spanish passion, power and drama unfold at an unforgettable foot-stomping Flamenco evening including a delicious Spanish buffet.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Barcelona – Perfumery Excursion – Cannes (2 Nights) Day 9 - Barcelona – Perfumery Excursion – Cannes (2 Nights)

      From the rugged Costa Brava to the stylish shores of the French Riviera, we travel through the South of France, stopping to indulge in delicious fragrances during a guided visit to Fragonard Perfumery, before arriving in the glamorous town of Cannes, home to the annual Cannes Film Festival.

      Hotel

      Montaigne & Spa

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Montaigne & Spa

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Cannes Day 10 - Cannes

      Tread in the footsteps of showbiz royalty, enjoying a day at leisure in Cannes today. Wander along La Croisette against the backdrop of the Mediterranean and Estérel Hills, shop on Rue Meynadier or perhaps join an Optional Experience to the glamorous medieval hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence, renowned for its museums and galleries.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 10

      Day 11

      Cannes – Monaco – Pisa – Florence Day 11 - Cannes – Monaco – Pisa – Florence

      Travel along the sophisticated Cote d'Azur to the Principality of Monaco, where you'll see the Royal Palace and cathedral where Princess Grace is buried. Cross into Italy and pass Genoa, the birthplace of Columbus, before arriving in Pisa to admire its Leaning Tower and Baptistery, the largest in Italy. This evening we arrive in the Renaissance city of Florence where we will spend the night.

      Hotel

      Grand Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Grand Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 11

      Day 12

      Florence Sightseeing – Assisi Sightseeing Day 12 - Florence Sightseeing – Assisi Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist for a guided walking tour of one of the cultural capitals of the world. Enjoy views of the marble Duomo, the Baptistery with its famous bronze doors, and the 400-year-old Ponte Vecchio bridge. Visit Piazza della Signoria, once the political hub of the city, and enjoy an included visit to the Academy of Fine Arts to see Michelangelo's statue of David. We depart Florence for the mystical city of Assisi later, to tread in the footsteps of St. Francis who was born and laid to rest in this hilltop town. Join a Local Specialist for a tour and visit the Basilica that bears the name of this beloved saint. 

      Hotel

      Casa Leonori

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Casa Leonori

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 12

      Day 13

      Assisi – Pompeii – Sorrento (2 Nights) Day 13 - Assisi – Pompeii – Sorrento (2 Nights)

      Travelling south towards the deep blue waters of the Bay of Naples, we stop in Pompeii and join a Local Specialist to explore the tragic history of this ancient Roman settlement that was lost for centuries under ash after the 79AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The stylish seaside resort of Sorrento is our stop for the next two nights.

      Hotel

      La Residenza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      La Residenza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 13

      Day 14

      Excursion to the Isle Of Capri Day 14 - Excursion to the Isle Of Capri

      Cross the waters of the bay to the beguiling Isle of Capri and explore its charming Piazzetta in the company of a Local Specialist who will take you on a guided tour of its charming Capri Town. We leave the beautiful people behind in Capri and return to Sorrento where we embrace la dolce vita with a local family who will share traditional flavours and their effervescent hospitality at an unforgettable Be My Guest dinner this evening.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Day 14

      Day 15

      Sorrento – Rome (2 Nights) Day 15 - Sorrento – Rome (2 Nights)

      The grand boulevards and ancient history of Rome await as we travel north from Sorrento to the Eternal City, meandering through the gold and green countryside of Lazio.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 15

      Day 16

      Rome Sightseeing Day 16 - Rome Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist to delve into the centre of Christianity - the Vatican City. Visit the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica, before crossing the Tiber for views of the mighty Colosseum and Circus Maximus, once home to exhilarating chariot races. The rest of the day is yours at leisure to explore history and culture that span almost two millennia. Sit on the Spanish Steps, shop up a storm on the Via del Corso or toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your speedy return to Rome.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 16

      Day 17

      Rome – Venice (2 Nights) Day 17 - Rome – Venice (2 Nights)

      We meander over the scenic Apennine Mountains, past Bologna and Padua to Venice, the Queen of the Adriatic where we'll spend the next two nights at a superb hotel on Lido Island.

      Hotel

      Viktoria Palace

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Viktoria Palace

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 17

      Day 18

      Venice Orientation Day 18 - Venice Orientation

      Glide through the city's bustling canals by private launch, arriving at St. Mark's Square, the gateway to Venice. See St. Mark's Basilica, the ornate Doges Palace and Bridge of Sighs before enjoying a Cultural Insight into the centuries-old tradition of Venetian glassmaking. The rest of today is yours to enjoy the sights and sounds of this Byzantine treasure. Cross the Rialto bridge, enjoy the sun set over the Grand Canal with a Campari Spritz or ascend the Campanile for panoramic views of this island city.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 18

      Day 19

      Venice – Vienna (2 Nights) Day 19 - Venice – Vienna (2 Nights)

      A scenic drive from Italy to Austria takes us through the Carnic Alps to the imperial capital of Vienna where we'll spend the next two nights exploring a city famous for its musical heritage and elegance.

      Hotel

      Austria Trend Parkhotel Schonbrunn

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Austria Trend Parkhotel Schonbrunn

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 19

      Day 20

      Vienna Sightseeing Day 20 - Vienna Sightseeing

      Join your Local Specialist this morning to explore the sights, including views of the famous Opera House, Stadtpark, Parliament, Imperial Boulevards and Hofburg Palace, once home to the powerful Habsburg Dynasty. Spend the rest of the day delving into Vienna's cosy coffee culture, visit the exquisite Schonbrunn Palace or discover the harmonies of the world's music capital - enjoying one of the city's many musical performances.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 20

      Day 21

      Vienna – Salzburg – Munich Day 21 - Vienna – Salzburg – Munich

      Today we explore picturesque hilly landscapes and tales of the Von Trapp family on a sightseeing tour of Salzburg with a Local Specialist before we travel to the Bavarian capital of Munich, where we will spend the night.

      Hotel

      Holiday Inn Leuchtenbergring

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Holiday Inn Leuchtenbergring

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 21

      Day 22

      Munich – Liechtenstein – Lucerne (2 Nights) Day 22 - Munich – Liechtenstein – Lucerne (2 Nights)

      Munich's imposing Marienplatz and charming Glockenspiel take centre stage this morning during an orientation of the city. We leave Germany for Switzerland, stopping in the Liechtenstein fairy-tale capital of Vaduz. Our home for the next two nights is the medieval city of Lucerne with its picture-perfect lakeside setting against the backdrop of legendary mountains.

      Hotel

      Grand Europe Authentic Accommodation

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Grand Europe Authentic Accommodation

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 22

      Day 23

      Lucerne Orientation Day 23 - Lucerne Orientation

      Pay tribute to the brave Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending King Louis XVI in the French Revolution and see the famous mournful Lion Monument. Walk along the wooden Chapel Bridge and admire its decorative ceilings. Then spend the rest of the day meandering through charming cobblestone streets or join an Optional Experience to one of the surrounding peaks.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 23

      Day 24

      Lucerne – Heidelberg – Rhine Cruise – Boppard Day 24 - Lucerne – Heidelberg – Rhine Cruise – Boppard

      View the ruins of Heidelberg Castle perched above the Neckar River and board a relaxing cruise down the mighty Rhine from St. Goar to Boppard - fantasy castles and hillside vineyards line your scenic journey.

      Hotel

      Bellevue Rheinhotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Bellevue Rheinhotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 24

      Day 25

      Boppard – Cologne – Amsterdam (2 Nights) Day 25 - Boppard – Cologne – Amsterdam (2 Nights)

      Admire the tall twin Gothic spires of the Cologne Cathedral this morning, before crossing into The Netherlands and on to the picturesque Dutch capital of Amsterdam where we spend the next two nights. Sit under the leafy canopy at Leidseplein indulging in Dutch beer and kroketten, meander along its romantic canals or bask in the warm glow and gezelligheid of one of the city's renowned brown cafés.

      Hotel

      Corendon Vitality

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Corendon Vitality

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 25

      Day 26

      Amsterdam Orientation Day 26 - Amsterdam Orientation

      Enjoy an orientation of Amsterdam and spend the rest of the day exploring the city's cobblestone lanes on foot, by bike or tram. Consider delving into the tragic story of Anne Frank, admire the works of Van Gogh or people-watch in Vondelpark. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your travelling companions on board a glass-top boat cruising through the city's picturesque canals lined with the gabled façades for which Amsterdam is so famous.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 26

      Day 27

      Amsterdam – London Day 27 - Amsterdam – London

      Drive through the peaceful landscapes of Belgium and France to Calais and cross to England by ferry. See the famous White Cliffs of Dover en route to London, where your memorable journey through Europe comes to an end.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 27

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/aus/tours/great-european for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Authentic Accommodation
        Grand Hotel Europe, Lucerne, Switzerland Taking you straight back to Switzerland's elegant past, this historic hotel is a landmark in Lucerne. Situated by the lake's glittering shores, you'll gain an insight into the city's history during a stay at this Authentic Accommodation.
        Enjoy the elegance of yesteryear and sweeping lake vistas at the Grand Hotel Europe in Lucerne, where warm Swiss hospitality and a grand past spanning over a century guarantee an unforgettable stay

      • Be My Guest
        Enjoy traditional Campania flavours and hearty Italian hospitality at a dinner with a local Sorrento family

      • Cultural Insight
        The scents of France are yours to enjoy at Fragonard, a famous French perfumery that has been creating perfumes since the 1920s. Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing on Giudecca Island, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries

      • Hidden Treasure
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialist
        For included sightseeing in Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Florence, Assisi, Pompeii, Capri, Rome, Vienna and Salzburg

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.


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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Florence, Assisi, Pompeii, Capri, Rome, Vienna and Salzburg

        • Cruise to the Isle of Capri and along the River Rhine

        • Orientation of Bordeaux, Biarritz, Lourdes, Cannes, Monaco, Pisa, Sorrento, Venice, Munich, Lucerne, Heidelberg and Amsterdam

        • See the Somme Battlefields, and the Lorelei Rock in Rhine Valley

        • View the ancient sites of Rome

        • Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Chartres Cathedral, St. Bernadette's Grotto in Lourdes, the Prado Museum in Madrid, the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 26 hot buffet breakfast

        • 7 dinners
          (including Be My Guest) with local wine

        • 2 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel

        • Return ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply.

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      Why Trafalgar?

      The Trafalgar Experience

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      Enjoy

      Enjoy the wonder of travel, crisscrossing the globe through the seasons. On effortless adventures in breathtaking new horizons, forge lifelong friendships and memories. Our lovingly crafted itineraries are a fascinating mosaic of cultures, flavours, festivals and local stories. We’re with you all the way, guiding you and ensuring you experience the real thing: the sheer love of travel, entirely hassle-free.


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      Love... Travel

      "Is simply the best way to position what our guests love to experience and what we love to deliver" - Gavin Tollman CEO


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      Meet

      Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


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      Taste

      Travelling with your tastebuds, treating them to new flavours, spices and textures along the way. From the very first breakfast to the last nightcap, travelling through Europe indulges your palate, with every meal an opportunity to discover regional fare. Savour each new flavour, try the local tipple and take home fresh culinary inspiration. Let us share our love for food and hospitality with you.


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      Unwind

      Once you've packed your suitcase, we take care of the rest, removing all your concerns so that you can be secure in the knowledge that an award-winning global company with an impeccable reputation has taken care of every little detail. We arrange everything you'll need along your journey - meals, accommodation and travel logistics, because we are with you all the way. Travel the world with peace of mind, knowing you’re in the hands of Trafalgar.


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 179 Reviews

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        Service rating : Information overload at times by Steve Pearce, especially re sports events that we had no interest in. Steve was very helpful with options when people needed time out from the tour. The day trip to the Isle of Capri was great but including the visit to Positino was too much in

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        Service rating : As a women travelling alone, I felt safe and looked after by the Trafalgar staffProduct : Itinerary was a bit rushed - would have liked 2 nights in a couple of more cities as felt pushed for time. The hotels were all clean though a big difference in some of the services

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        Service rating : Itinerary is rushed at times not spending enough time where we liked Too much time allocated for shopping Some hotels very basic and not what we expectedProduct : Too many churches instead of other places of interest It would of been nice to see a concentration camp, the palace

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        Service rating : We thought the whole trip was well planned. All staff involved were excellent, nothing was too much trouble. We would certainly recommend Trafalgar to our friends.Product : This itinerary covered all the places we wanted to visit.

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        Service rating : Our travel director, Mr. Peter Ansell, had an encyclopedic knowledge of all the places we visited, and our driver Mr. Giuseppe knew all the roads and was a very careful and conscientious driver. Peter knew when to arrive early to avoid the crowds; he knew the best rest areas that

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