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European Wonderland

11 Days 4 Countries 17 Cities

It's all about food on this family trip from Rome to London, as you sample Italian pizza, Swiss chocolate and gelato.

"A wonderful way to travel"

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11 Days 4 Countries 17 Cities

European Wonderland

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    • 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.
    • Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Single rooms are not available unless travelling as part of a family group.
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      • 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.
      • Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Single rooms are not available unless travelling as part of a family group.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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. 

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      About this trip

      See Europe through the eyes of your ever-curious tots as you embark on a family road trip from Rome to London filled with lashings of lion fights, carnival masks, chariot racing and cheesy pizza you'll learn to make yourself. This is an unforgettable, hands-on exploration of Europe that will bring the destination alive for all ages.

      Please note: All Preview 2018 itineraries are subject to change. Booked guests will be contacted about any changes to their trip upon the release of the 2018 Europe & Britain brochure.


      Trip type: Family Experience

      Trip code: FSPL

      10 Nights

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      16 Meals
      • 10 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 6 dinners

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        • City tour in Rome, Florence, Bologna and Paris

        • Orientation of Siena, Venice and Lucerne

        • See the Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields

        • View the ancient sites of Rome, Juliet's Balcony in Verona, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, the spectacular Alpine scenery of Switzerland, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne and the White Cliffs of Dover

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


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      Dining

        • 10 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 6 dinners


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        • A family cooking experience with all the trimmings! Learn how to make the perfect Italian pizza and enjoy it with your family.

        • 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

        • 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.

        • 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 Rome (2 Nights)

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      Rome Sightseeing

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      Rome – Siena – Florence (2 Nights)

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      Florence Sightseeing

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      Florence – Bologna – Venice (2 Nights)

      Island of Burano, Italy

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      Venice Orientation

      Engelberg, Switzerland

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      Venice – Verona – Engelberg (2 Nights)

      Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

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      Lucerne Orientation

      Paris, France

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      Engelberg – Paris (2 Nights)

      Place de Concorde, Paris, France

      Day 10

      Paris Sightseeing

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      Paris – London

      Day 1

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

      Welcome to Rome, the Eternal City. Relax after your journey. In the evening enjoy an orientation drive where you see some of the major sites before enjoying a Kick-off Party with your fellow travellers and Travel Director.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      Meals

      • Kick-Off Party

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      Meals

      • Kick-Off Party

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      Day 2

      Rome Sightseeing Day 2 - Rome Sightseeing

      Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist starts with a visit to St. Peter's Basilica where you see Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. Cross the Tiber to ancient Rome and visit the famous Colosseum. See the Circus Maximus where chariot racing was held. Later gain a Cultural Insight during an Italian pizza cooking demonstration. Roll the dough, scatter your ingredients on top and bake in a traditional pizza oven before eating.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      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 Museums And Sistine Chapel

      Join us for an extension to your included sightseeing tour, which gives you a chance to see the artistic masterpieces collected and commissioned by the Popes. You’ll visit the Tapestry Gallery, Gallery of Maps and the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo spent four years preparing the vault and altar wall, and we give you plenty of time to admire just how much painstaking work went into his creations.

      Adult Price: €54.00

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Rome – Siena – Florence (2 Nights) Day 3 - Rome – Siena – Florence (2 Nights)

      Head north through the picturesque Chianti wine-producing region. In the beautiful medieval town of Siena stroll through cobbled streets to the magnificent Piazza del Campo, where the colourful Palio bareback horse race takes place every year. On arrival to Florence admire amazing city views from Piazzale Michelangelo. Join your companions this evening for a special Italian Regional Meal.

      Hotel

      Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Hotel

      Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Florence Sightseeing Day 4 - Florence Sightseeing

      Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance and home to many artistic masterpieces. View the marble Duomo and visit Piazza della Signoria during your walking tour of the city with a Local Specialist. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own or perhaps join an Optional Experience to Pisa. Later admire amazing city views from Piazzale Michelangelo and taste a delicious mouth-watering gelato.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Michelangelo's 'David' & Accademia

      Enjoy an insight into the world of Michelangelo and his masterpiece, David. We have fast track entry to 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: €40.00

      Visit to Pisa with Tuscan Dinner and Music

      Join us on a visit to Pisa where you will see the remarkable Leaning Tower and will marvel at the monuments on the Square of Miracles. At a Tuscan farmhouse, we will enjoy a selection of local specialties and wines produced in the property. Live music will create an unforgettable atmosphere.

      Adult Price: €90.00

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Florence – Bologna – Venice (2 Nights) Day 5 - Florence – Bologna – Venice (2 Nights)

      Cross the Apennine Mountains to the city of Bologna. Here your Local Specialist will show you the Kissing Towers and Neptune's Fountain before enjoying free time to sample typical Italian cuisine for your lunch.  Later arrive in Venice, Queen of the Adriatic.

      Hotel

      Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Optional Experiences

      Gondolas & 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: €69.00

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Venice Orientation Day 6 - Venice Orientation

      See the marvellous Byzantine architecture as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. See the Bridge of Sighs, ornate Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica and Campanile. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island. Learn about the great Venetian tradition of Carnival masks from a Local Specialist a chance for the children to paint and decorate a mask of their very own. In your free time perhaps cruise across the lagoon to Burano Island for a delicious meal.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      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: €70.00

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      Day 7

      Venice – Verona – Engelberg (2 Nights) Day 7 - Venice – Verona – Engelberg (2 Nights)

      Drive west across the Veneto plains and stop in Shakespeare's Verona to see the Roman Arena and Juliet's balcony. Your journey continues past the commercial centre of Milan and north via Como and Lugano to the Swiss Lake District. Traverse the scenic alpine St. Gotthard route into central Switzerland and arrive at the winter sports resort of Engelberg.

      Hotel

      Ramada Regina Titlis Engelberg

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Ramada Regina Titlis Engelberg

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Alpine Farm & Carriage Ride

      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: Fr.67.00

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      Day 8

      Lucerne Orientation Day 8 - Lucerne Orientation

      Your orientation tour of historic Lucerne includes the Lion Monument, built to commemorate the heroism of the Swiss guards during the French Revolution. Walk across the 14th century wooden Chapel Bridge and see beautiful swans gliding on the lake. Don't miss the opportunity to take an exciting Optional Experience to one of the surrounding mountain with breathtaking views. Later there is time to shop for Swiss souvenirs including watches and chocolate.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Traditional Folklore Show With Lunch

      Enjoy a delicious lunch (including cheese fondue and one drink) as you listen to yodelling and Alpine horn-blowing, during a lively folklore show of typical Swiss entertainment.

      Adult Price: Fr.68.00

      Lake Lucerne Cruise

      Widely considered to be the loveliest of the mountain lakes, much of the shoreline of Lake Lucerne can only be fully appreciated from the water. As we cruise gently by, you'll admire the spectacular homes of the fortunate few privileged to live on its scenic shores.

      Adult Price: Fr.40.00

      Mount Titlis Excursion

      With guaranteed snow, two different types of cable car ride and the opportunity to walk inside a glacier, this is Switzerland's most exciting mountain trip. Make sure you wrap up warm, for a wonderful winter experience whatever the weather.

      Adult Price: Fr.98.00

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Engelberg – Paris (2 Nights) Day 9 - Engelberg – Paris (2 Nights)

      From Switzerland cross the River Rhine and the French border. Travel through the famous Burgundy wine region and view the sprawling vineyards. Later in the glittering capital Paris, you have the chance to sample the delights that await you tomorrow.

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre Tour Eiffel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre Tour Eiffel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

      Join us for dinner with wine included at one of the most prestigious cabaret shows in town, where you’ll watch an evening of exciting acts, stunning tableaux and wonderful entertainment – including the world famous Can-Can. A Parisian night you’ll never forget.

      Adult Price: €139.00

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Paris Sightseeing Day 10 - Paris Sightseeing

      Your Local Specialist provides fascinating commentary during your guided sightseeing tour, which includes a drive along the Champs Élysées with views of the Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde. From the second level of the Eiffel Tower see the city laid out before you in all its glory. Tonight celebrate with your companions and Travel Director at a special Farewell Dinner.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Montmartre Village And Artists' Square

      Dominated by the soaring Sacre Coeur Basilica, you’ll join your Local Specialist to explore Montmartre’s winding streets, unusual galleries and world famous Artist’s Square - once home to the works of Toulouse Lautrec and Picasso. You’ll have time to browse, barter for original art and taste local cuisine, for a real flavour of Montmartre life.

      Adult Price: €37.00

      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

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      Paris – London Day 11 - Paris – London

      Travel past First World War battlefields on the way to Calais. Cross by ferry to Dover and see the famous White Cliffs. Arrive later in London where your spectacular holiday ends.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      • Cultural Insights
        A cooking experience with all the trimmings! Learn how to make tasty Italian pizza from an expert and then eat it. Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing on Giudecca Island, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries. Learn about the traditional art of Venetian Carnival Masks and paint and decorate your own

      • Hidden Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
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      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Rome, Florence, Bologna and Paris

        • Orientation of Siena, Venice and Lucerne

        • See the Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields

        • View the ancient sites of Rome, Juliet's Balcony in Verona, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, the spectacular Alpine scenery of Switzerland, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne and the White Cliffs of Dover

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


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      Dining

        • 10 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 6 dinners


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        • A family cooking experience with all the trimmings! Learn how to make the perfect Italian pizza and enjoy it with your family.

        • 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

        • 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.

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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


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        Service rating : We enjoyed our European Wonderland tour although it was extremely exhausting with very early morning departures and busy schedules. My only complaint is that the many of the optional tours should have been included in the price as most of them were just walking tours of the city

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        Service rating : Excellent service.Great travel directorVery good driverProduct : Covered many historic places....

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        Very good. Tour director Alica C. Was very good and knowledgeable

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        Service rating : I m not satisfied with the tour as I compare it with the money that I spent. most of the important spots like Vatican museum ,basilica and Sistine chapel ,gondola rides, pisa tower,lagoon visit in venice ,mount titlis were on optional experience and I paid about 900 euros per

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        Great tour, well planned and best of all no lines. Would definitely travel with them again.

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