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European Whirl with Eurostar™

15 Days 8 Countries 13 Cities

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

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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.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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, 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

      The tring tring of Dutch bicycles launch your Europe adventure, from picture-perfect Amsterdam and vine-clad hills along the Rhine with its medieval castles, to the magnificent open-air museum that is Rome.


      Trip type: Discovery

      Trip code: EWIH

      14 Nights

      accommodation

      18 Meals
      • 13 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 2 dinners

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

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in London, Rome, Florence and Paris

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

        • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

        • CRUISE along the canals of Amsterdam and the Rhine River

        • 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 and the Eiffel Tower

        • SEE the Lorelei Rock and the vineyards of Burgundy


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 13 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 2 dinners

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


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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 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

        • 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. See airport transfer page link below for details

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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


       

      European Whirl with Eurostar™

      Your Itinerary

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      Day 1

      Arrive London (2 Nights)

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      London Sightseeing

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      London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam

      Heidelberg, Germany

      Day 4

      Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland

      Innsbruck Golden Roof, 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 and Free Time

      Piazza Del Duomo, Florence, Italy

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      Rome – Florence Sightseeing

      Lucerne, Switzerland

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      Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights)

      Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

      Day 11

      Lucerne Orientation and Free Time

      Paris, France

      Day 12

      Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

      Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

      Day 13

      Paris Sightseeing and Free Time

      Paris, France

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      Depart Paris

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      LONDON – RETURN HOME

      Day 1

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

      Welcome to the vibrant British capital where you will spend the next two nights, enjoying the pomp and pageantry of a city that effortlessly combines old and new.

      Hotel

      The Tower

      Meals

      Hotel

      The Tower

      Meals

      Day 1

      Day 2

      London Sightseeing Day 2 - London Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist this morning for a tour of the iconic and unexpected sites of London, including Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Spend a leisurely afternoon shopping on Carnaby Street, consider visiting one of London's museums or wander along the Thames watching ambitious Londoners pound the pavements.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

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

      Meet your Travel Director before travelling to London's St. Pancras International where we will board the Eurostar™ for a high-speed train journey to Brussels and a luxury coach journey to Amsterdam. Enjoy an orientation of this historic Dutch city before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception dinner cruise.

      Hotel

      Mercure City

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Mercure City

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Day 3

      Day 4

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

      Driving through the lush landscapes of The Netherlands and Germany, we arrive in Boppard where we board a cruise along the Rhine to St. Goar, passing vineyard-clad hills and medieval castles perched above riverside towns. Arriving in the Baroque city of Heidelberg, we explore its iconic and unexpected highlights before travelling to our Rhineland hotel.

      Hotel

      Sinsheim

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Sinsheim

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 4

      Day 5

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

      Crossing the Swabian Alps on the edge of the Black Forest, we arrive in the Bavarian capital of Munich. Our orientation drive takes us past the Olympic Stadium and neo-Gothic City Hall, which dominates the Marienplatz. We cross the Austrian border next, arriving in Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps. Admire the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture of the Old Town, including Emperor Maximilian's famous Golden Roof with its ornate façade and consider an evening of traditional Tyrolean entertainment.

      Hotel

      Innsbruck

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Innsbruck

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Innsbruck – Venice Day 6 - Innsbruck – Venice

      Journey through the emerald-green landscape along the Brenner Pass into Italy and across the Dolomite Mountains to Venice. We cruise the beautiful Venetian lagoon by private launch to the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square. View the ornate Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs, so named for the sound made by condemned prisoners as they look one last longing look at their beautiful city before meeting their fate. Then, 'Dive Into Culture' and witness the centuries-old craft of Venetian glassblowing before spending the afternoon at leisure to soak up the romantic atmosphere. Get lost in Venice, cross bridges and discover hidden campi where locals share their daily stories over a glass of Venetian Spritz.

      Hotel

      Novotel Mestre Castellana

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Novotel Mestre Castellana

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 7

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

      Travel south across the Veneto Plain, passing Bologna and the dramatic Apennine Mountains as well as the green and golden fields of Lazio before reaching Rome, the Eternal City.

      Hotel

      A.Roma Lifestyle

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      A.Roma Lifestyle

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Day 8 - Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

      Our first stop today sees us discover the divine beauty of the Vatican City. We'll visit St. Peter's Basilica with a Local Specialist to view Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. We continue to ancient Rome to view the iconic Colosseum and Circus Maximus, once the site of exhilarating chariot races centuries ago. The afternoon is yours to explore the city on your terms. Sit on the Spanish Steps savouring a tasty gelato, shop up a storm on the trendy Via Corso or perhaps join an Optional Experience to see the magnificent frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 9

      Rome – Florence Sightseeing Day 9 - Rome – Florence Sightseeing

      From Rome, we travel north through the rolling countryside of Tuscany and along the Arno valley to the Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence. Delve into the rich Medici heritage of this beautiful medieval city with your Local Specialist. Visit what was once the political hub of the city, Piazza della Signoria, with its impressive sculptures and stunning palazzi. View the imposing Duomo with its Brunelleschi dome and Baptistery renowned for its bronze doors filled with relief sculptures. This evening, 'Connect With Locals' and sample Tuscan hospitality as you enjoy a Be My Guest dinner with a local family at a property in the Chianti countryside.

      Hotel

      Grand Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Grand Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 9

      Day 10

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

      Drive via the scenic Italian Lakes District, across the Alps into beautiful Switzerland, where we'll spend the next two nights in the medieval lakeside city of Lucerne in one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - the Grand Hotel Europe, with its century-old history.

      Hotel

      Grand Europe

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Grand Europe

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Day 11

      Lucerne Orientation and Free Time Day 11 - Lucerne Orientation and Free Time

      This morning, view the mournful, mortally wounded lion hewn from rock to commemorate the Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending Louis XVI. Walk along the flower-lined 14th-century covered Chapel Bridge, crossing the Reuss. Or join an exciting Optional Experience to one of the surrounding peaks for breathtaking views of the Swiss countryside. We have some time later to discover the best Swiss chocolates in town.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 11

      Day 12

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

      Crossing the border into France this morning, we travel past the picturesque vineyards and country towns of Burgundy en route to the City of Light. Spend some time this evening strolling along the Seine and grand boulevards in search of a cosy bistro for fine French cuisine or consider an Optional Experience to a colourful Parisian cabaret.

      Hotel

      Evergreen Laurel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Evergreen Laurel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 12

      Day 13

      Paris Sightseeing and Free Time Day 13 - Paris Sightseeing and Free Time

      Join a Local Specialist today for a sightseeing tour of this romantic city. View the sophisticated Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde and the 19th-century Arc de Triomphe, honouring those who fought for France. Our European Whirl almost at its end, we spend the evening with fellow travellers and Travel Director, enjoying a Farewell Dinner in a local bistro.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 13

      Day 14

      Depart Paris Day 14 - Depart Paris

      Today bid farewell to your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your holiday. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply.

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 14

      Day 15

      LONDON – RETURN HOME Day 15 - LONDON – RETURN HOME

      Enjoy an English breakfast at the end of your holiday.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 15

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      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-ca/tours/european-whirl-with-eurostar?tripcode=ewih for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Stays with Stories
        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. (Day 10)

      • Connect with Locals
        Eight generations of history with plenty of stories to tell. Enjoy a traditional Be My Guest dinner with the Landi family at their home near Florence, set within a garden of oak trees against the backdrop of Tuscan vineyards and olive groves. (Day 9)

      • Dive into Culture
        Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries. (Day 6)

      • Local Specialist
        For included sightseeing in London, Rome, Florence and Paris

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in London, Rome, Florence and Paris

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

        • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

        • CRUISE along the canals of Amsterdam and the Rhine River

        • 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 and the Eiffel Tower

        • SEE the Lorelei Rock and the vineyards of Burgundy


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 13 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 2 dinners

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


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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 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

        • 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. See airport transfer page link below for details

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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


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