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10 Days 4 Countries 7 Cities

Revel in the romance of the Renaissance in this alluring adventure to France and Italy.

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      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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      • † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above.
      • Cruise Connection: This trip starts or ends in a popular cruise port, so you can combine a cruise with a more in-depth guided holiday in Europe.
      • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.
      • Unused London Accommodation: Should you chose not to use the included nights in London, we give you the option to remove these at the time of booking and offer a reduction for this.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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

      Explore the tradition and elegance of Europe's most romantic capital cities - the majestic Arc de Triomphe, Bridge of Sighs and Sistine Chapel your gateways to an unforgettable journey. Enjoy radiant Paris and the Renaissance romance of Florence, dramatic Alpine landscapes and the Eternal City of Rome where you'll toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your swift return...


      Trip type: Discovery

      Trip code: ETAV

      9 Nights

      accommodation

      12 Meals
      • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

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

      • 1 dinner

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in London, Paris, Florence and Rome

        • Orientation of Lucerne and Venice

        • See the Somme Battlefields and the vineyards of Burgundy

        • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice and the ancient sites of Rome

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

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

        • 1 dinner


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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 at your London hotel

        • 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. See airport transfer page link below for details

        • Pick-up 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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      Your Itinerary

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      Day 1

      Arrive London (2 Nights)

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      London Sightseeing

      Paris, France

      Day 3

      London – Paris (2 Nights)

      Paris, France

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      Paris Sightseeing

      Lucerne, Switzerland

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      Paris – Lucerne

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      Lucerne – St. Gotthard – Venice

      Florence, Italy

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      Venice Orientation – Florence

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      Florence Sightseeing – Rome (2 Nights)

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      Rome Sightseeing

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      Depart Rome

      Day 1

      Arrive London (2 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive London (2 Nights)

      Welcome to the vibrant capital that is London, your home for the next two nights. Spend the day exploring the pomp and pageantry of a city that effortlessly combines old and new.

      Hotel

      Park Plaza County Hall/Park Plaza Riverbank

      Meals

      Hotel

      Park Plaza County Hall/Park Plaza Riverbank

      Meals

      Day 1

      Day 2

      London Sightseeing Day 2 - London Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist this morning for a tour of the iconic sites of London, including Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Your afternoon is at leisure to go shopping on Carnaby Street, visit one of the fascinating museums or wander along the Thames watching ambitious Londoners bustle about on their day-to-day.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      London – Paris (2 Nights) Day 3 - London – Paris (2 Nights)

      Meet your Travel Director before saying cheerio London and hello sparkling White Cliffs of Dover, England's last hurrah before we cross the English Channel bound for Calais. We pass the bloody World War I battlefields of the Somme before arriving in the beautiful city of Paris where we will enjoy a Welcome Reception with dinner to meet our fellow travellers and Travel Director. This evening the City of Light creates an enchanting backdrop for an orientation drive that will showcase several of the sights which will await us tomorrow.

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre Bercy

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre Bercy

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Paris Sightseeing Day 4 - Paris Sightseeing

      Enjoy a scenic sojourn along the grand boulevard of the Champs Élysées to view the Arc de Triomphe, honouring those who fought for France. We join our Local Specialist for a guided sightseeing tour that ascends to the second level of the Eiffel Tower, the cultural icon of France, for spectacular views of the city. This afternoon, we enjoy time at leisure to explore the treasures of Paris. Wander through the quaint cobblestone lanes of Montmartre in search of beautiful art, consider viewing da Vinci's Mona Lisa at the Louvre or relax at a cosy French café and enjoy a glass or two of wine watching the world go by.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      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

      Notre Dame And Latin Quarter

      A guided drive through Paris' bohemian Left Bank with our Local Specialist brings us to amazing Notre Dame to discover one of the world's most famous Cathedrals and the epitome of Gothic architecture. Afterwards, take a stroll through the delightful Latin Quarter, a medieval maze of winding cobblestone alleyways where you'll have free time to enjoy the sidewalk bistros, boutiques and hidden squares.

      Adult Price: €33.00

      Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

      One of the oldest and most elegant revue theatres in Paris, Nouvelle Eve is a hidden gem, where you’ll meet the Director and two of the cast members before enjoying a four-course dinner with wine. You will then experience unparalleled Parisian entertainment – including the world-famous Can-Can.

      Adult Price: €139.00

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Paris – Lucerne Day 5 - Paris – Lucerne

      We wind our way through the sprawling vineyards of Auxerrois and Burgundy, journeying south past the 15th century fortress of Châteauneuf and rolling green farmlands into Switzerland en route to Lucerne where we will spend the night. Cross the famous wooden Chapel Bridge with its 17th century paintings and visit the mortally wounded lion hewn from rock, paying tribute to the hundreds of brave Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI.

      Hotel

      Grand Europe Authentic Accommodation

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Grand Europe Authentic Accommodation

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Mount Stanserhorn

      We experience one of the greatest scenic highlights Europe has to offer! We climb to the top of Mt Stanserhorn by old-timer railway and the world's only Cabrio cable car. At the peak, there's time to enjoy glorious views of the central Alpine chain, explore the hiking trails or just relax at the panoramic terrace before descending.

      Adult Price: Fr.78.00

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Lucerne – St. Gotthard – Venice Day 6 - Lucerne – St. Gotthard – Venice

      We meander through the imposing Alps today through the winding St. Gotthard region and across the border at Chiasso into Italy. Catch a glimpse of its beautiful lakes, which have attracted aristocrats in search of a scenic retreat for centuries, before arriving later in Venice, the Queen of the Adriatic.

      Hotel

      Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Mount Stanserhorn

      We experience one of the greatest scenic highlights Europe has to offer! We climb to the top of Mt Stanserhorn by old-timer railway and the world's only Cabrio cable car. At the peak, there's time to enjoy glorious views of the central Alpine chain, explore the hiking trails or just relax at the panoramic terrace before descending.

      Adult Price: Fr.78.00

      Gondolas & the Grand Canal

      On arrival in Venice, a private boat will be waiting to take you to St Mark's Square, where you’ll enjoy a gondola ride while being serenaded by local musicians. Later, private water taxi's will take you along Venice's Grand Canal, where you’ll admire the magnificent palazzos and Rialto Bridge.

      Adult Price: €70.00

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Venice Orientation – Florence Day 7 - Venice Orientation – Florence

      Take to the water and board a private motor launch to the gateway to Venice, St. Mark's Square, view the Bridge of Sighs and ornate Doge's Palace. Witness a Cultural Insight into the fine, centuries-old craft of glassblowing at one of the oldest workshops on the island. We'll have some time to explore the hidden calle and campi fitting in some last-minute shopping or soaking up the old-world charm of this island city. This afternoon we cross the striking Apennine Mountains to Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance and our home for the night.

      Hotel

      Grand Mediterraneo/Nilhotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Grand Mediterraneo/Nilhotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner, Wine And Music In The Tuscan Hills

      Join us for a scenic drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. We will enjoy a meal at a charming restaurant where a selection of regional favourites is served, accompanied by a selection of local wines and live music. A truly unforgettable experience, with an atmosphere that is the essence of all things Tuscan.

      Adult Price: €64.00

      Lagoon Cruise to Burano with Food and Drinks

      Join us as we discover the Venetian Lagoon by private boat. You will enjoy a delicious meal with a selection of drinks on the fishermen's island of Burano, famous for its multi-coloured houses - a real photographer's paradise.

      Adult Price: €71.00

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Florence Sightseeing – Rome (2 Nights) Day 8 - Florence Sightseeing – Rome (2 Nights)

      The magnificent Renaissance Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral and the Baptistery stand imposingly in the centre of Florence and are among the sights we will view during our guided walking tour in the company of a Local Specialist who will share with us the rich cultural, artistic and architectural treasures of this fascinating city. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft. Admire the 400-year-old Ponte Vecchio which spans the Arno and marvel at the impressive palazzi and art in the Piazza della Signoria, the political hub of the city, before travelling to Rome, the last stop on your trip.

      Hotel

      Cardinal St. Peter/Occidental Aurelia

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Cardinal St. Peter/Occidental Aurelia

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Michelangelo's 'David' & Accademia

      Enjoy an insight into the world of Michelangelo and his masterpiece, David. We visit 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

      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 9

      Rome Sightseeing Day 9 - Rome Sightseeing

      Cross the Tiber to The Vatican City for a fascinating encounter with the Centre of Christianity. A Local Specialist will take us on a tour of St. Peter's Basilica, the home of Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà, crafted from the most perfect block of Carrara marble. Consider an Optional Experience to see the magnificent frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, before travelling to Ancient Rome to view the Colosseum where brave gladiators and slaves fought to the death to the thunderous applause of thousands of spectators. This evening we join our travel companions and Travel Director for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner celebrating the Italian's zest for life, food and good company.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Optional Experiences

      Piazzas and Fountains of Rome

      Discover the most charming areas in the city with a Local Specialist. Wander through the labyrinth of narrow streets and beautiful squares of Rome's historic centre, leading to highlights such as the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon, as well as hidden corners of the Eternal City.

      Adult Price: €33.00

      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

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Depart Rome Day 10 - Depart Rome

      Our adventure together has come to an end. We say a fond farewell to Rome and our travel companions at the end of our journey together. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 10

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      • 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
        Indulge in delicious Italian flavours and the hearty hospitality of a local family who will share why the Italians say, "first we eat, then we do everything else"

      • Cultural Insights
        Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in London, Paris, Florence and Rome

        • Orientation of Lucerne and Venice

        • See the Somme Battlefields and the vineyards of Burgundy

        • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice and the ancient sites of Rome

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

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

        • 1 dinner


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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 at your London hotel

        • 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. See airport transfer page link below for details

        • Pick-up 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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