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European Whirl End London

14 Days 8 Countries 12 Cities

Explore Europe's countries and cities while experiencing the best of its history on this Discoveries trip.

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European Whirl End London

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    • Your London Hotel: This trip starts and ends at our London Reception Centre or the The Tower hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
    • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 16 December 2018 departure will celebrate Christmas in Paris. The 18 December 2018 departure will celebrate Christmas in Lucerne. Departure 21 December 2018 will celebrate Christmas in Rome and toast New Year's Eve in Paris. Departure 23 December 2018 will celebrate Christmas in Innsbruck and toast New Year's Eve in Lucerne. Departure 28 December 2018 will toast New Year's Eve in Venice. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.
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    • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia 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. 

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      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

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      • Your London Hotel: This trip starts and ends at our London Reception Centre or the The Tower hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
      • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 16 December 2018 departure will celebrate Christmas in Paris. The 18 December 2018 departure will celebrate Christmas in Lucerne. Departure 21 December 2018 will celebrate Christmas in Rome and toast New Year's Eve in Paris. Departure 23 December 2018 will celebrate Christmas in Innsbruck and toast New Year's Eve in Lucerne. Departure 28 December 2018 will toast New Year's Eve in Venice. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.
      • 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, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia 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

      A bestseller for a reason, this journey around Europe's most popular countries and cities brings together the best of its history, scenery, legends, locals and experiences.

      You'll enjoy Insider moments like… learning about the daily routines of the notorious Roman Gladiators at the Colosseum, the most famous of who were treated like modern day ‘Pop Idols', brought vividly to life by your Local Specialist.


      Trip type: Discovery

      Trip code: EWHI

      13 Nights

      accommodation

      16 Meals
      • 11 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

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

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

        • 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

        • Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 11 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 5 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights

        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Eurostar high-speed train from London to Brussels.

        • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover.

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

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

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

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


        Airport Transfers

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


      1. Arrive London

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

      Hotel
      Cumberland

      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.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      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.

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      Welcome Reception
      Hotel
      Mercure City

      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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Achat Premium Walldorf/Reilingen

      5. Rhineland – Munich – Innsbruck

      Crossing the Swabian Alps 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. You might consider experiencing traditional Tyrolean entertainment this evening.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Grauer Bär

      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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Novotel Venezia Castellana

      7. Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

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

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Occidental Aurelia

      8. Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

      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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner with wine
      Hotel
      Executive Style/ Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      10. Florence – Gotthard Drive – 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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Astoria

      11. Lucerne Orientation and Free Time

      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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Renaissance La Defense

      13. Paris Sightseeing and Free Time

      See all the iconic 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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Farewell Dinner

      14. Paris – London

      Cross the Somme and pass the First World War battlefields at Vimy Ridge as you drive towards the coast. In Calais board a ferry to Dover and travel on to London by coach where your journey of discovery ends.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

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      What's Included

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        • City tour in Rome, Florence and Paris

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

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

        • 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

        • Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 11 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 5 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights

        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Eurostar high-speed train from London to Brussels.

        • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover.

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

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

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

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


        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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      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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