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Madrid to Rome

13 Days 4 Countries 17 Cities

Uniting Spain, France and Italy, spend time in classic favorites like Madrid, Barcelona, Rome and the French Riviera.

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13 Days 4 Countries 17 Cities

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      • Cruise Connection: This trip ends in a popular cruise port, so you can combine a cruise with a more in-depth guided holiday in Europe.
      • Conditions and restrictions apply, visit www.trafalgar.com/previewconditions for details.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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

      It's just a hop, skip and a jump through Spain, France and Italy as you get to know southern Europe's sophisticated cities. Marvel at the magnificent landmarks of Madrid's Royal Palace, Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Colosseum. The highlight of your trip will be a visit to the Vatican Museum to view Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel masterpiece.

      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.


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      12 Nights

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      18 Meals
      • 12 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 5 dinners

      • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)

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        • City tour in Madrid, Barcelona, Florence and Rome

        • Orientation of Zaragoza, Avignon, Monaco and Pisa

        • See the Royal Palace and Cervantes Monument in Madrid, Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas in Barcelona, the Papal Palace in Avignon, the towns of Orvieto and Orte

        • View the Basilica del Pilar in Zaragoza, the Papal Palace in Avignon, the Palace and Cathedral in Monaco, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo and Ponte Vecchio in Florence, the Colosseum in Rome

        • Visit the Pont du Gard, the French Riviera, Piazza della Signoria in Florence, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome


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      Dining

        • 12 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 5 dinners

        • 1 lunch
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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)

        • 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

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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


       

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      Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)

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      Madrid Sightseeing

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      Madrid – Zaragoza

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      Zaragoza – Barcelona Sightseeing (2 Nights)

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      Barcelona

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      Barcelona – Pont du Gard – Avignon

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      Avignon – French Riviera (2 Nights)

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      French Riviera

      Florence, Italy

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      French Riviera – Monaco - Pisa – Florence (2 Nights)

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      Florence Sightseeing

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      Florence – Rome (2 Nights)

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      Rome Sightseeing

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      Depart Rome

      Day 1

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

      Welcome to the Spanish capital, Madrid. Relax or take a stroll along tree-lined boulevards before meeting up with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city's sights followed by a Welcome Reception.

      Hotel

      AC Cuzco

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      AC Cuzco

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Madrid Sightseeing Day 2 - Madrid Sightseeing

      This morning join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Madrid where you see the Royal Palace, Puerto del Sol and the Cervantes Monument. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore the city. Visit world-famous museums or enjoy watching the world go by in the impressive Plaza Mayor. You might consider joining an Optional Experience to nearby Toledo.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Spectacular Toledo: Spain's Ancient Capital

      Visit the ancient capital of Spain, which sits above the River Tagus and is home to the nation's principal cathedral and El Greco's famous views. Learn about Moorish and Jewish cultures, and how the area is famed for the production of Damascene work: intricate inlaid gold jewellery and craftwork.

      Adult Price: €44.00

      Dinner and Discovery in Old and New Madrid

      This evening you'll have the chance to admire the elegance of Madrid's new city, with its wide, tree-lined avenues and decorative fountains, before you experience the flavour of the old. Join the locals in a chat, and people-watch as you sip an aperitif before enjoying a delicious dinner.

      Adult Price: €61.00

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      Madrid – Zaragoza Day 3 - Madrid – Zaragoza

      Travel to the city of Zaragoza on the banks of the River Ebro. Over time this city has been influenced by the Romans, the Moors and Christians and this can be seen in the mix of buildings throughout the city. View the Basilica del Pilar dedicated to the Virgin Mary and enjoy free time to explore at leisure.

      Hotel

      Melia

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Melia

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

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      Day 4

      Zaragoza – Barcelona Sightseeing (2 Nights) Day 4 - Zaragoza – Barcelona Sightseeing (2 Nights)

      Travel into the region of Catalonia past dramatic scenery. Enjoy a traditional Be My Guest lunch with typical Catalan cuisine at a family run winery before arriving in Barcelona which is nestled between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. Stop for views of the city from Montjuïc with your Local Specialist on an included panoramic city sightseeing tour of Barcelona. See the major sights including the Christopher Columbus monument and Las Ramblas. Stop to take photos of Anotoni Gaudi's Masterpiece the Sagrada Familia, before checking in to your hotel.

      Hotel

      Hesperia Tower/Tryp Condal Mar

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Hotel

      Hesperia Tower/Tryp Condal Mar

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Barcelona Day 5 - Barcelona

      Enjoy a full free day in this exciting and cosmopolitan city. Visit one of the local museums or perhaps join an Optional Experience to visit the monastery of Montserrat where you will see the mystical Black Madonna.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Flamenco Spectacular With Dinner

      Come and experience the passion and spirit of Spain at a spectacular flamenco evening. This modern interpretation of Spain's most famous entertainment is one of the best shows in town, and we’ve even included dinner and drinks.

      Adult Price: €86.00

      Mystical Montserrat

      Join an Optional Experience to the enchanting and mystical mountain of Montserrat, with its breathtaking views and spectacular scenery. There we will visit the Benedictine monastery where the Black Madonna can be seen.

      Adult Price: €40.00

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      Barcelona – Pont du Gard – Avignon Day 6 - Barcelona – Pont du Gard – Avignon

      Travel via the foothills of the Pyrenees and cross into France. Visit the UNESCO listed Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct dating back to the 1st century that spans the River Gardon. Later arrive in the city of Avignon. View the Papal Palace and the bridge made famous in the song 'sur le pont d'Avignon'. Dine tonight at your hotel.

      Hotel

      Novotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Novotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Avignon – French Riviera (2 Nights) Day 7 - Avignon – French Riviera (2 Nights)

      Travel through Provence, an area that inspired great artists such as van Gogh and Cézanne. Later arrive in the scenic coastal town of Juan Les Pins.

      Hotel

      Garden Beach/AC Ambassadeur

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Garden Beach/AC Ambassadeur

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 8

      French Riviera Day 8 - French Riviera

      Enjoy a free day to explore the French Riviera. Enjoy the beaches of Juan Les Pins or stroll to nearby Antibes. Perhaps join an Optional Experience to the nearby hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence, one of the oldest medieval towns in the French Riviera, long considered a popular destination for the rich and famous. The experience includes dinner at a traditional restaurant that serves authentic Provençal cuisine.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      St. Paul, Coastline Drive and Provençale Dinner

      First to the medieval hill top town of St. Paul to visit this artists’ paradise. We'll continue along the Riviera, travelling on the Basse, Moyenne and Grande corniche roads with their spectacular views, to a local restaurant, for a delicious meal including drinks.

      Adult Price: €83.00

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      Day 9

      French Riviera – Monaco - Pisa – Florence (2 Nights) Day 9 - French Riviera – Monaco - Pisa – Florence (2 Nights)

      Arrive in the Principality of Monaco. View the palace which is the official residence of the Grimaldi family and the beautiful cathedral where Prince Rainier married Grace Kelly. Then cross the border into Italy and pass the port city of Genoa. View the UNESCO World Heritage listed Leaning Tower and the marble cathedral when you visit the town of Pisa. Later arrive in the Renaissance city of Florence which spans the River Arno and has a rich artistic background. Dine tonight at your hotel.

      Hotel

      Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Florence Sightseeing Day 10 - Florence Sightseeing

      Explore this wonderful city with your Local Specialist. View the multi-coloured Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio. Visit Piazza della Signoria featuring wonderful sculptures and palazzi. In your free time why not explore the city further or enjoy some shopping?

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      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

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      Day 11

      Florence – Rome (2 Nights) Day 11 - Florence – Rome (2 Nights)

      Travel south through the rolling hills of Tuscany and Umbria and past the hilltop villages of Orvieto and Orte before arriving in Rome.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      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

      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

      Roman Treasures

      With our Local Specialist, you'll discover the many delights that Rome has to offer by wandering through the labyrinth of narrow streets and beautiful squares. Developed over many centuries, they've created an amazing legacy for us today.

      Adult Price: €33.00

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      Rome Sightseeing Day 12 - Rome Sightseeing

      Visit St. Peter's Basilica and see the Pietà before continuing your city tour to view the Colosseum and ancient Roman sites with your Local Specialist. During your free time why not visit the impressive Vatican Museum where you will be able to see the colourful ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? Tonight join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      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: €79.00

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      Day 13

      Depart Rome Day 13 - Depart Rome

      Say 'Arrivederci Roma' at the end of your memorable holiday through Spain, France and Italy. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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        • City tour in Madrid, Barcelona, Florence and Rome

        • Orientation of Zaragoza, Avignon, Monaco and Pisa

        • See the Royal Palace and Cervantes Monument in Madrid, Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas in Barcelona, the Papal Palace in Avignon, the towns of Orvieto and Orte

        • View the Basilica del Pilar in Zaragoza, the Papal Palace in Avignon, the Palace and Cathedral in Monaco, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo and Ponte Vecchio in Florence, the Colosseum in Rome

        • Visit the Pont du Gard, the French Riviera, Piazza della Signoria in Florence, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome


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      Dining

        • 12 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 5 dinners

        • 1 lunch
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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)

        • 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

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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


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        Service rating : Tour director was excellent and driver also.I would recommend!Accomodation could be better in Barcelona.Product : As I previously mentioned. Hotels were a bit disappointing in certain areas.

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        Service rating : Travel director Scott was the greatest. Very knowledgeable and personable. Enjoyed every minute.Product : Showed us lots of buildings that we couldn't go into. That was a little disappointing.

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        Service rating : The tour director was very knowledgeable and skillful. Everything was pretty much planned ahead of time.Product : Very mediocre. Aside from the optional excursions, there was absolutely nothing arranged to see. It was mostly either passing by of landmarks or walk through

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        Service rating : I was very happy of professional service from Trafalgar team(tour director, coach driver etc). Most of hotel and dining places chosen by Trafalgar was excellent.I would travel again with Trafalgar.Product : Most accommodation and dining place was excellent.

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