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European Traveller

8 Days 4 Countries 9 Cities

Take in the world's most romantic cities on this Discoveries trip across Europe, and visit Paris, Rome and more.

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    • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Hilton Kensington hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
    • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 19 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Rome. The 21 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Florence. The 22 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Venice. And the 29 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Lucerne. 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 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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    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

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      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

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      • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Hilton Kensington hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
      • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 19 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Rome. The 21 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Florence. The 22 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Venice. And the 29 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Lucerne. 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 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: WTAVA

      7 Nights

      accommodation

      10 Meals
      • 7 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 3 dinners

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in 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

        • 7 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 3 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 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

        • Pick-up 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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      Your Itinerary

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      Paris, France

      Day 1

      London – Paris (2 Nights)

      Paris, France

      Day 2

      Paris Sightseeing

      Lucerne, Switzerland

      Day 3

      Paris – Lucerne

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      Day 4

      Lucerne – St. Gotthard – Venice

      Florence, Italy

      Day 5

      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

      London – Paris (2 Nights) Day 1 - London – Paris (2 Nights)

      This morning leave London and travel to the White Cliffs of Dover before crossing the Channel to Calais. Pass by the First World War battlefields of the Somme and arrive in the beautiful city of Paris. Enjoy a Welcome Reception with dinner in the evening with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Later an orientation drive will show you some of the sights which await you - a perfect introduction to your magical holiday.

      Hotel

      Evergreen Laurel

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Evergreen Laurel

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Paris Sightseeing Day 2 - Paris Sightseeing

      Drive along the famous Champs Élysées to view the Arc de Triomphe, beneath which lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes a trip up the Eiffel Tower to the second level for breathtaking views of the city. Spend the afternoon visiting the sights of your choice.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Paris – Lucerne Day 3 - Paris – Lucerne

      See the sprawling vineyards of Auxerrois and Burgundy as you journey south, passing the medieval castle of Châteauneuf. Cross the border into Switzerland where the scenery is a kaleidoscope of colour. View the famous wooden Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument in Lucerne, built to commemorate the Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI.

      Hotel

      Astoria

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Astoria

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Lucerne – St. Gotthard – Venice Day 4 - Lucerne – St. Gotthard – Venice

      Travel the scenic St. Gotthard Region through the Alps and cross the border at Chiasso into Italy. Catch a glimpse of the Italian Lake Region, a popular retreat for aristocrats since Roman times. Pass Verona and arrive later in Venice, Queen of the Adriatic.

      Hotel

      Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Venice Orientation – Florence Day 5 - Venice Orientation – Florence

      Your private motor launch takes you to St. Mark's Square to view the Bridge of Sighs and the Doge's Palace. Witness a Cultural Insight during a glassblowing demonstration at one of the oldest workshops on the island, then spend your free time discovering Venice's hidden gems. Afterwards, cross the Apennine Mountains to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance and your home for the night.

      Hotel

      Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Florence Sightseeing – Rome (2 Nights) Day 6 - Florence Sightseeing – Rome (2 Nights)

      Your Local Specialist reveals a wealth of fascinating insights during your guided walk around Florence, a city with a rich Renaissance history. View the marble Duomo engineered by Brunelleschi and the magnificent doors of the Baptistery. Admire the Ponte Vecchio which spans the River Arno and marvel at the impressive palazzi when you visit Piazza della Signoria. Shop for 18-carat gold jewellery and the finest Italian leather goods before heading to Rome, the last stop on your trip.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Rome Sightseeing Day 7 - Rome Sightseeing

      Your Local Specialist takes you on a tour of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City, one of the largest and most significant churches in the Christian world. Here you will view Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. Perhaps consider an Optional Experience to the Sistine Chapel. View the ancient sites of Rome including the Colosseum, site of ancient gladiatorial contests and public events. Spend time this afternoon visiting the sights of your choice. This evening join your travelling companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Depart Rome Day 8 - Depart Rome

      Say 'arrivederci' to Rome and your travelling companions at the end of your holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 8

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/eu/tours/european-traveller for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

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

      • Hidden Treasure
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

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

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in 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

        • 7 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 3 dinners


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      What's Included

      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 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

        • Pick-up 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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      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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      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.


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 81 Reviews

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        Service rating : Trafalgar did its usual fine service overall. Some of the hotels were underwhelming but I would certainly use them again.Product : We covered four countries in nine days. It provided an opportunity to glimpse the differences between these countries and perhaps inspire some in the

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        Service rating : Very organized and the best tourist spots were selected to maximize our eight days itinerary.Product : Hand picked by Trafalgar, making sure each stop is unique. You'll definitely have a very memorable experience with each city you visit.

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        Service:

        Service rating : Everything is so smooth. Well organized. Will travel with Trafalgar for the next tour.Product : We covered a lot in a very short time.

      • Trip:

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        Service rating : We saw so much because we got to skip the queues at all the best locations.Product : The itinerary was good but we weren't really interested in the shopping emphasis that was provided for the group.

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        Service rating : This is our second time traveling with Trafalgar and I'm glad we did! We chose the European Traveler tour and it was amazing. Our tour guide, Annerieke, was excellent. She ensured we did as much sightseeing as possible and got us first in line to all of the attractions (I.e.

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