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European Whirl with Eurostar™ Extension

15 Days 8 Countries 13 Cities

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      15 Days 1 Country 9 Cities

      Iconic Rockies With Western Canada

      Departure date

      London, UK

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      London, UK

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      i Flights available

      Early payment discount

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      Code: XXXXX

        Extensions available for this trip

        Secure your trip with a deposit today

        Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

        Please read our Trip Notes before booking

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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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
          • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
          • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
          • 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).  
          • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, 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. 

          About this trip

          The tring tring of Dutch bicycles launch your Europe adventure, from picture-perfect Amsterdam and vine-clad hills along the Rhine with their fairy-tale medieval castles, to the magnificent open-air museum that is Rome. Mountains and monuments dot your route to your final stops in Paris and London, with a drive past the infamous WWI battlefields in France en route.


          Trip type: Discoveries

          Trip code: WWWH

          14 Nights

          accommodation

          18 Meals
          • 13 hot buffet breakfasts

          • 5 dinners

          On-trip Transport

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          Highlights

          What's Included

          Sightseeing Highlights

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            • City tour in Rome, Florence and Paris

            • Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine

            • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne

            • See the Lorelei Rock, the vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields

            • View the canals in Amsterdam, the Golden Roof in Innsbruck, St. Mark's Square in Venice, the ancient sites in Rome and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

            • Visit St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and the Eiffel Tower in Paris


          What's Included

          Dining

            • 13 hot buffet breakfasts

            • 5 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

            • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover

            • 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

            • Eurostar high-speed train from London to Brussels

            • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details

            • Pick-up and Drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre

            • VIP entry to many sights


            Airport Transfers

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


           

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          Arrive London

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          London Sightseeing and Free Time

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          London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam

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          Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland

          Innsbruck, Austria

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          Rhineland – Munich – Innsbruck

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          Innsbruck – Venice

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          Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

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          Rome Sightseeing

          Florence, Italy

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          Rome – Florence Sightseeing

          Lucerne, Switzerland

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          Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights)

          Lucerne, Switzerland

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          Lucerne Orientation

          Paris, France

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          Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

          Paris, France

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          Paris Sightseeing

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          Paris – Eurostar™ – London

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          Depart London

          Day 1

          Arrive London Day 1 - Arrive London

          Relax after your journey or spend time exploring this exciting city.

          Hotel

          Cumberland

          Meals

            Hotel

            Cumberland

            Meals

              Day 1

              Day 2

              London Sightseeing and Free Time Day 2 - London Sightseeing and Free Time

              See a host of sights including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace during your morning guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Finishing in central London, you have the rest of the day to discover the city's delights.

              Meals

              • Full Breakfast

              Meals

              • Full Breakfast

              Day 2

              Day 3

              London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam Day 3 - London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam

              This morning meet your Travel Director before travelling to London's St. Pancras International to board the Eurostar™ for a high-speed train journey to Brussels. Continue by luxury coach to Amsterdam. Enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception dinner cruise.

              Hotel

              Mercure City

              Meals

              • Welcome Reception

              Hotel

              Mercure City

              Meals

              • Welcome Reception

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              Day 4

              Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland Day 4 - Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland

              Cross the border into Germany, enjoy picturesque scenery all the way to Boppard, where an included cruise takes you past vine-clad hills and crumbling medieval castles to St. Goar. Later enjoy views of the red sandstone castle towering above Heidelberg.

              Hotel

              Achat Premium Walldorf/Reilingen

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast
              • Dinner

              Hotel

              Achat Premium Walldorf/Reilingen

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast
              • Dinner

              Day 4

              Day 5

              Rhineland – Munich – Innsbruck Day 5 - Rhineland – Munich – Innsbruck

              Crossing the Swabian Jura, arrive in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, for an orientation drive including the Olympic Stadium and City Hall. View the Glockenspiel on Marienplatz. A short drive through splendid scenery and across the Austrian border brings you to Innsbruck. Admire the architecture of the Old Town including the Emperor Maximilian's famous Golden Roof. Consider experiencing traditional Tyrolean entertainment this evening.

              Hotel

              Grauer Bär

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Hotel

              Grauer Bär

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Optional Experiences

              Tyrolean Evening With Dinner

              You’ll enjoy a delicious meal of traditional Tyrolean cuisine before a lively folklore show, where singers, dancers and musicians dressed in national costume provide an evening of entertainment and fun. Drinks are included.

              Adult Price: €67.00

              Traditional Tyrolean Evening

              You’ll enjoy a lively evening of traditional entertainment, as singers, dancers, and musicians dressed in national costume provide a colourful show of folklore and fun. Includes two drinks.

              Adult Price: €45.00

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              Day 6

              Innsbruck – Venice Day 6 - Innsbruck – Venice

              Drive along the Brenner Pass into Italy and across the Dolomite Mountains. Arrive in the enchanting city of Venice. Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square, viewing the Bridge of Sighs and the Doge's Palace along the way. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop for a Cultural Insight demonstration, then spend the afternoon exploring the sights of your choice.

              Hotel

              Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Hotel

              Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Optional Experiences

              Gondolas and the Grand Canal

              Join us for a scenic cruise by private water taxi along Venice's Grand Canal. You’ll admire the magnificent palazzi, as well as catching a glimpse of the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square. Later on, you'll glide gracefully on a gondola along Venice’s dreamy, narrow waterways.

              Adult Price: €70.00

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              Day 7

              Venice – Rome (2 Nights) Day 7 - Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

              South across the Veneto plain you pass by Bologna and through the dramatic Apennine Mountains, continuing into the Lazio region to Rome, the Eternal City.

              Hotel

              Occidental Aurelia by Barcelo

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Hotel

              Occidental Aurelia by Barcelo

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Optional Experiences

              Piazzas and Fountains of Rome

              Starting with a lovely drive and continuing on foot, you'll discover hidden backstreets, piazzas and fountains of the 'Eternal City' with a Local Specialist. Along the way, you'll marvel at the timeless Pantheon, the best-preserved Roman temple in the world. Many additional highlights are revealed on this relaxed tour that also offers free time in a gorgeous Baroque square with street artists, trattorias and gelaterias!

              Adult Price: €33.00

              Roman Evening with Dinner

              Spend a light-hearted evening with us in Rome. Relax and enjoy typical Italian cuisine with drinks and music. Afterwards, we’ll enjoy a drive and provide a glimpse into how Romans enjoy their city.

              Adult Price: €61.00

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              Day 8

              Rome Sightseeing Day 8 - Rome Sightseeing

              Today's sightseeing includes a visit to St. Peter's Basilica − the most significant Christian church in the world − to view Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. In ancient Rome see sites including the Colosseum with your Local Specialist. Spend the rest of the day exploring or perhaps take an Optional Experience to see the Sistine Chapel inside the Vatican Museums.

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Optional Experiences

              Explore Ostia Antica

              Join us on a journey along the Mediterranean coast and visit the excavations of Ancient Ostia, the former harbour of Rome. These ruins offer perhaps a more complete picture of Roman urban life than either Rome or Pompeii. See the remains of the baths, theatre, apartment houses, drinking room, mosaics and wall paintings at this beautiful site, mirrored by cypress trees and umbrella pines.

              Adult Price: €42.00

              Inside The Vatican & Colosseum

              We skip the lines at the Vatican Museums for this tour that shows not just remarkable works of art collected and commissioned over the history of the Papacy, but also Michelangelo’s amazing ceiling frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Later we hear fascinating tales of gladitorial combat and more on our visit to the Colosseum, again with time-saving VIP entrance.

              Adult Price: €81.00

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              Day 9

              Rome – Florence Sightseeing Day 9 - Rome – Florence Sightseeing

              From Rome travel north into Tuscany, through rolling countryside and along the valley of the River Arno to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Discover the city's rich artistic and medieval history with your Local Specialist. Visit the Piazza della Signoria with its impressive sculptures and stunning palazzi. Marvel at the baptistery and the multimarble Duomo, with its dome designed by Brunelleschi. Dine tonight at a local restaurant and enjoy a Regional Meal with your travelling companions.

              Hotel

              Cosmopolitan Concept

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast
              • Regional Meal

              Hotel

              Cosmopolitan Concept

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast
              • Regional Meal

              Optional Experiences

              Michelangelo's 'David' & Accademia

              Enjoy an insight into the world of Michelangelo and his masterpiece, David. We have fast track entry to the Academy of Fine Arts and its Michelangelo collection, where you’ll learn all about the life and works of this immortal Renaissance genius through the expert commentary of our Local Specialist.

              Adult Price: €41.00

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              Day 10

              Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights) Day 10 - Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights)

              Drive via picturesque Italian Lakes and across the Alps into Switzerland. Spend the next two nights in the beautiful lakeside town of Lucerne.

              Hotel

              Astoria

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast
              • Dinner

              Hotel

              Astoria

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast
              • Dinner

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              Day 11

              Lucerne Orientation Day 11 - Lucerne Orientation

              View the poignant Lion Monument during your morning orientation. Walk along the 14th century covered Chapel Bridge, crossing the River Reuss. Don't miss the opportunity to take an exciting Optional Experience to one of the surrounding mountains with breathtaking views. Later there is time to shop for Swiss souvenirs including watches and chocolates.

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Optional Experiences

              Mount Pilatus And Lake Cruise

              A series of cable cars will take us gradually up through the fields and forests to the summit of Lucerne's most well-known mountain. Here you have time to explore, write a postcard, and breathe in the fresh mountain air, before we descend by cable car once more. A cruise on the tranquil waters of Lake Lucerne will complement this experience.

              Adult Price: Fr.112.00

              Swiss Countryside & Carriages

              A chance to get to know the Swiss, you’ll meet local farmers and enjoy a delightful countryside tour in horse drawn carriages. Soak up the stunning scenery as we trot around a typical rural community, en route to a working farm where you’ll savour local drinks and snacks.

              Adult Price: Fr.67.00

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              Day 12

              Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights) Day 12 - Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

              Pass Basel and cross the border into France this morning. In every direction, vineyards and picturesque villages provide a memorable backdrop for your journey. Consider an Optional Experience this evening to a famous Parisian Cabaret.

              Hotel

              Renaissance La Defense

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Hotel

              Renaissance La Defense

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Optional Experiences

              Moulin Rouge Cabaret And Dinner

              Enjoy dinner and cabaret, including wine and champagne, at the world-famous Moulin Rouge – the original Paris cabaret. Immortalized by the award-winning film of the same name, this Parisian institution features 60 dancers and entertainers and over 1000 costumes!

              Adult Price: €162.00

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              Day 13

              Paris Sightseeing Day 13 - Paris Sightseeing

              See all the famous sights during your morning sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe. Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower for a breathtaking view of the city. Spend the rest of the day exploring the sights that interest you. This evening celebrate with your Travel Director and travelling companions at a Farewell Dinner in a local bistro.

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast
              • Farewell Dinner

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast
              • Farewell Dinner

              Optional Experiences

              Seine Cruise And Paris Illuminations

              Paris at night is a city transformed. Enjoy this superb 'City of Light' on a leisurely cruise along the River Seine. Afterwards, as we drive through this amazing city, we’ll stop at some vantage points for you to capture the fascinating sights on camera. In summer, this trip may take place before sunset.

              Adult Price: €38.00

              Versailles Palace And Gardens

              Built for the Sun King, Louis XIV, the Palace of Versailles was the envy of every European ruler. Your Local Specialist will take you through the State apartments and famous Hall of Mirrors, with free time to stroll the symmetrical tree-lined gardens. Please note: this optional is subject to availability.

              Adult Price: €65.00

              Day 13

              Day 14

              Paris – Eurostar™ – London Day 14 - Paris – Eurostar™ – London

              Transfers are provided to Paris Gare du Nord station where you board the Eurostar™ train to London. The journey time to London St. Pancras International is 2 hours and 15 minutes. On arrival in London you are transferred to your hotel.

              Hotel

              Cumberland

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

              Hotel

              Cumberland

              Meals

              • Buffet Breakfast

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              Day 15

              Depart London Day 15 - Depart London

              Enjoy an English breakfast at the end of your holiday.

              Meals

              • Full Breakfast

              Meals

              • Full Breakfast

              Day 15

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                • City tour in Rome, Florence and Paris

                • Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine

                • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne

                • See the Lorelei Rock, the vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields

                • View the canals in Amsterdam, the Golden Roof in Innsbruck, St. Mark's Square in Venice, the ancient sites in Rome and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

                • Visit St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and the Eiffel Tower in Paris


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              Dining

                • 13 hot buffet breakfasts

                • 5 dinners


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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

                • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover

                • 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

                • Eurostar high-speed train from London to Brussels

                • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details

                • Pick-up and Drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre

                • VIP entry to many sights


                Airport Transfers

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


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              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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              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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