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Traditional Europe

18 Days 10 Countries 35 Cities

Delve beneath the obvious in Italy, Germany, France and Austria on this Discoveries trip.

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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.
    • Festive Celebration: Christmas and New Year Celebrations have been arranged for departure 16 December 2018. Join us in Europe to celebrate the Festive Season.
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    • 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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      • 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.
      • Festive Celebration: Christmas and New Year Celebrations have been arranged for departure 16 December 2018. Join us in Europe to celebrate the Festive Season.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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      About this trip

      A kaleidoscope of changing scenery, from the foothills of the imposing Dolomite Mountains to the elegance of the French Riviera - all yours to enjoy. Explore the romantic rolling landscapes of Tuscany, the tragic ruins of Pompeii, the vineyards of Frascati and the beautiful Rhone Valley - charming villages and celebrated cities like Amsterdam, Rome, Nice and Paris all en route.


      Trip type: Discovery

      Trip code: ETRA

      17 Nights

      accommodation

      25 Meals
      • 17 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)

      • 2 dinners

      • 5 dinners with local wine

      On-trip Transport

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Florence and Paris

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

        • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Colmar, Lucerne, Innsbruck, Venice, Sorrento, Assisi, Pisa, Monaco, Nice, Avignon and Lyon

        • See the Lorelei Rock in Rhine Valley, Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino, the Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields

        • View Cologne Cathedral, the ancient sites in Rome and Lion Monument in Lucerne and the White Cliffs of Dover

        • Visit Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, St. Paul de Vence, Beaune and the Eiffel Tower in Paris


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 17 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)

        • 2 dinners

        • 5 dinners
          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 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

        • In addition, 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

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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


       

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      Bruges, Belgium

      Day 1

      London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam

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      Day 2

      Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Rhineland

      Heidelberg and River Neckar, Germany

      Day 3

      Rhineland – Heidelberg – Colmar – Engelberg (2 Nights)

      Lucerne, Switzerland

      Day 4

      Lucerne Excursion

      Engelberg, Switzerland

      Day 5

      Engelberg – Liechtenstein – Innsbruck

      Innsbruck, Austria

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      Innsbruck – Venice (2 Nights)

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      Venice Orientation

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      Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

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      Rome Sightseeing

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      Day 10

      Rome – Pompeii – Sorrento

      Capri, Campania, Italy

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      Sorrento – Capri – Assisi

      Assissi, Italy

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      Assisi – Florence Sightseeing

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      Florence – Pisa – Monaco – Nice (2 Nights)

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      Day 14

      Nice – St. Paul De Vence Excursion

      Lyon, France

      Day 15

      Nice – Avignon – Lyon

      Paris, France

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      Lyon – Beaune – Paris (2 Nights)

      Paris, France

      Day 17

      Paris Sightseeing

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      Day 18

      Paris – London

      Day 1

      London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam Day 1 - London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam

      All the highlights of Europe lie ahead on this epic journey from England to Austria, Italy to France. We meet our Travel Director this morning before boarding the Eurostar™ for a high-speed train journey to Brussels, driving through the lush Belgian and Dutch countryside by luxury coach to the beautiful Dutch capital of Amsterdam. Take to its labyrinthine canals lined with charming gabled façades joining your new travel companions for a canal cruise on a glass-topped boat which includes a light dinner and welcome drink.

      Hotel

      Westcord Fashion

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Westcord Fashion

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Rhineland Day 2 - Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Rhineland

      Travelling east, we cross the border into Germany stopping in Cologne to see the iconic twin spires of its imposing Cathedral, which is said to be the final resting place of the Three Wise Men. We cruise from Boppard and St. Goar along the mighty Rhine, lined with medieval villages and fairy-tale castles that cling to the lush green hills. This evening we stay in the Rhinelands and enjoy dinner at our hotel.

      Hotel

      Wyndham Mannheim

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Wyndham Mannheim

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Rhineland – Heidelberg – Colmar – Engelberg (2 Nights) Day 3 - Rhineland – Heidelberg – Colmar – Engelberg (2 Nights)

      The imposing ruins of Heidelberg Castle feature on our drive through this vibrant university city en route to the quaint medieval town of Colmar where we will enjoy an orientation before continuing our journey through the picturesque vineyards of Alsace. Our home the next two nights is the stunning mountain retreat of Engelberg where we will dine in our hotel tonight before continuing our journey through Switzerland tomorrow.

      Hotel

      Schweizerhof

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Schweizerhof

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Lucerne Excursion Day 4 - Lucerne Excursion

      Spend the day exploring the charming medieval town of Lucerne, paying tribute to the Swiss Guard who lost their lives defending Louise XVI during the French Revolution at the mournful Lion Monument, and admiring the splendour of the flower-lined Chapel Bridge with its 17th century paintings. Spend the rest of the day at leisure ambling along cobblestone streets lined with ornate façades in search of the perfect Swiss chocolate, or perhaps join an Optional Experience up one of the surrounding peaks for spectacular panoramic views before returning to scenic Engelberg.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Mount Pilatus And Lake Cruise

      We’ll ascend by cog-wheel train to Mount Pilatus’ summit, where you’ll have time to explore, admire the views, and breathe the pure air. Then, we’ll descent by cable-car to enjoy a scenic lake cruise. On certain departures this Optional may be operated in reverse.

      Adult Price: CHF.112.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      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: CHF.67.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Engelberg – Liechtenstein – Innsbruck Day 5 - Engelberg – Liechtenstein – Innsbruck

      Admire rugged alpine scenery en route to the fairy-tale Principality of Liechtenstein stopping in the capital, Vaduz. We cross the Austrian border, meandering along the spectacular Arlberg Pass amidst a sea of snow-capped mountains through the Tyrol to Innsbruck. Visiting its Altstadt where we will see the famous Golden Roof completed in 1500 for Emperor Maximilian I to mark his wedding.

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Innsbruck – Venice (2 Nights) Day 6 - Innsbruck – Venice (2 Nights)

      Cross the extraordinary Europa Bridge, rising almost 200 metres above the Wipp Valley, following the Brenner Pass past alpine pastures and pine-clad peaks into Italy and the magical island city of Venice. Spend this evening at leisure gliding by gondola through the city's labyrinthine canals, enjoying a Campari spritz in a quiet piazza or watching the sun set over the romantic Grand Canal.

      Hotel

      Quattro Fontane

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Quattro Fontane

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Optional Experiences

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Venice Orientation Day 7 - Venice Orientation

      Navigating the bustling canals by private launch, we arrive in the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square, to hear the city's centuries-old history and view the ornate Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs. Taking to the turquoise blue Adriatic waters yet again, we arrive on Giudecca Island for a fascinating Cultural Insight into the fine tradition of Venetian glassmaking. We spend the afternoon getting lost in Venice. Enjoy a cruise around the lagoon, zigzag up the le Mercerie shopping for exquisite crafts or admire the Renaissance architecture for which Venice is so famous.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Hidden Venice & St. Mark's Basilica

      Experience magnificent St. Mark’s Basilica and its glittering gold mosaics the best way possible - with VIP entrance and a Local Specialist! Then delve into the city’s labyrinth of back alleys and canals, bridges and secret squares - enchanting neighbourhoods that you would never find on your own, all explained and brought to life by a true Venetian!

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      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Venice – Rome (2 Nights) Day 8 - Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

      Travel over the green and golden landscapes of the Apennine hills through beautiful Tuscany and Umbria, arriving in Rome where you'll spend the next two nights. This evening is yours at leisure to embrace la dolce vita. Relax in the Piazza Navona with an espresso watching the beautiful people or sit on the Spanish Steps whilst enjoying a tasty gelato.

      Hotel

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      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Rome Sightseeing Day 9 - Rome Sightseeing

      Delve into the treasures of the Vatican City with a Local Specialist who will take you on a sightseeing tour through St. Peter's Basilica to see Michelangelo's sorrowful Pietà. We cross the Tiber into Ancient Rome to see the mighty Colosseum where brave gladiators fought to the applause of exhilarated spectators, and enjoy views of Circus Maximus which once hosted chariot races. The rest of your day is yours to explore the sights and sounds of the capital of the world. Ramble through Rome's grand boulevards, shop up a storm on the Via del Corso or perhaps take an Optional Excursion to see Michelangelo's beautiful frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Roman Delights With Dinner

      Spend an evening getting to know Rome. We’ll take you via coach where you’ll have the chance to see some of the city’s much-loved sights. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy a delicious light dinner of Italian specialities, alongside local music and drinks.

      Adult Price: €51.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Rome – Pompeii – Sorrento Day 10 - Rome – Pompeii – Sorrento

      Enjoy a scenic drive through the vineyards of Frascati into the Campania region where we'll meet a Local Specialist who will share the tragic story of Pompeii, a city buried in ash and lost for centuries following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. We arrive in the sophisticated seaside retreat of Sorrento this evening where we will spend the night.

      Hotel

      Johanna Park

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Johanna Park

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Optional Experiences

      Amalfi Coast and Positano

      Come with us for a drive along the famous Amalfi Coast. You’ll have a chance to visit the exclusive artists’ paradise of Positano, which is magnificently positioned on the Mediterranean coast.

      Adult Price: €43.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 10

      Day 11

      Sorrento – Capri – Assisi Day 11 - Sorrento – Capri – Assisi

      Cross the deep blue waters of the Bay of Naples to the beautiful Isle of Capri, ascending by funiculare to Capri Town where we will join our Local Specialist for a walking tour through its charming lanes and trendy Piazza Umberto I. Travelling north, we view the restored Abbey of Monte Cassino, the site of a bloody World War II battle, arriving later in mystical Assisi to view St. Francis' Basilica featuring spectacular frescoes by Giotto.

      Hotel

      Casa Leonori

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Casa Leonori

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Optional Experiences

      Capri Island Cruise & Tour

      Spectacular cliffs and the famous turquoise-coloured waters are best experienced with a relaxing cruise around the island to view the beautiful white grotto and unique coastline. Our cruise ends in Capri town, with picture postcard views. Enjoy a lemon granita, a specialty of the island. (This optional is weather-dependent, and may be replaced with a mini bus tour of the island to Anacapri, and a visit of the Villa of Axel Munthe.)

      Adult Price: €40.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 11

      Day 12

      Assisi – Florence Sightseeing Day 12 - Assisi – Florence Sightseeing

      Beautiful Tuscan and Umbrian landscapes that have inspired painters and poets for centuries follow our journey to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. We join a Local Specialist on an included walking tour to see the city's spectacular heritage, architecture and open-air art, including views of the marble Duomo and 400-year-old Ponte Vecchio, and a visit to Piazza della Signoria, political hub centuries ago. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft.

      Hotel

      Grand Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Grand Mediterraneo

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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.

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      Day 13

      Florence – Pisa – Monaco – Nice (2 Nights) Day 13 - Florence – Pisa – Monaco – Nice (2 Nights)

      Journey to Pisa and its Square of Miracles to see the Leaning Tower and its imposing Baptistery. Leaving the sights, sounds and flavours of Italy behind, we visit the playground of Monaco and see Monte Carlo Casino. Before arriving on the French Riviera, we'll 'Dive Into Culture' during an aromatic visit to the historic Fragonard perfumery to learn how French fragrances are crafted.

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre Vieux/Beachcomber French Riviera

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre Vieux/Beachcomber French Riviera

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 13

      Day 14

      Nice – St. Paul De Vence Excursion Day 14 - Nice – St. Paul De Vence Excursion

      Tread in the footsteps of famous French actors and artists who for centuries have regarded the medieval town of Saint-Paul de Vence as a haven. Spend the afternoon at leisure or perhaps join an optional experience to see spectacular views of one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Corniche Coastline Drive with Meal

      You’ll enjoy a scenic excursion along the Riviera corniche roads, with spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea and one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe. An unforgettable experience, we’ll continue onwards to a local restaurant where you’ll enjoy a typical meal of specialities from the region, with drinks included.

      Adult Price: €72.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 14

      Day 15

      Nice – Avignon – Lyon Day 15 - Nice – Avignon – Lyon

      Visit what was once the centre of Christendom in the Middle Ages, the papal city of Avignon where you will see the Palais des Papes, Cathedral and the famous Pont d'Avignon which have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a delicious Be My Guest lunch of Provençal cooking on the banks of the Sorgue with Poppy Salinger, who will regale you with stories of her famous former husband before travelling to the historically strategic city of Lyon on the River Rhône. Here we will enjoy an orientation tour including views of Fourvière Hill, the "hill that prays", and the impressive Place Bellecour before spending the evening at leisure.

      Hotel

      Mercure Centre Saxe Lafayette

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Hotel

      Mercure Centre Saxe Lafayette

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Day 15

      Day 16

      Lyon – Beaune – Paris (2 Nights) Day 16 - Lyon – Beaune – Paris (2 Nights)

      We leave the beautiful Rhône landscape behind us, visiting the charming walled village of Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy, before continuing north to Paris, the City of Light. This evening is yours to indulge in the sophistication and splendour of this romantic city. Enjoy a dinner cruise along the magical Seine, wander through the cobblestone lanes of charming Montmartre or perhaps consider a trip to one of the city's most famous cabaret shows embracing in French pageantry and joie de vivre.

      Hotel

      Melia La Defense

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Melia 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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (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)

      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 and involves reservation and entrance pre-payments. Cancellation within 24 hours will incur a 50% cancellation fee.

      Adult Price: €65.00
      (Price is subject to change)

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      Day 17

      Paris Sightseeing Day 17 - Paris Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist to see the sights and sounds of Paris, including the grand Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe, remembering the fallen heroes of the France. See the city's iconic skyline stretching far below as you ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower - the white dome of Notre Dame and glass peak of the Louvre Pyramid loom in the distance. Our epic European adventure near its end, join your Travel Director and newfound friends for a Farewell Dinner this evening.

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 17

      Day 18

      Paris – London Day 18 - Paris – London

      It's time to bid Europe and France a fond adieu as we travel to Calais, crossing the English Channel to Dover before returning to London.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 18

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-sg/tours/traditional-europe for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Be My Guest
        Enjoy delicious Provençal cooking on the banks of the Sorgue with Poppy Salinger, who will regale you with stories of her famous former husband

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

      • Hidden Treasure
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

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

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.


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      European Cavalcade

      The cultural hubs of London, Paris, Amsterdam and Rome meet with beachside cities Sorrento and Nice.

      European Whirl

      Mountains and monuments dot your route as you meander through the heart of Europe against the backdrop of the Alps.

      Best of Germany and Austria

      This Regional Explorer trip is the ultimate German and Austrian road and river adventure.


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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Florence and Paris

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

        • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Colmar, Lucerne, Innsbruck, Venice, Sorrento, Assisi, Pisa, Monaco, Nice, Avignon and Lyon

        • See the Lorelei Rock in Rhine Valley, Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino, the Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields

        • View Cologne Cathedral, the ancient sites in Rome and Lion Monument in Lucerne and the White Cliffs of Dover

        • Visit Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, St. Paul de Vence, Beaune and the Eiffel Tower in Paris


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 17 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)

        • 2 dinners

        • 5 dinners
          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 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

        • In addition, 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

        • 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.


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