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European Supreme with 3 Day Aegean Cruise Moderate

29 Days 12 Countries 37 Cities

This all-embracing Discoveries trip of Europe, visits Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Athens, Assisi and more.

"Full-on, loved every minute of it"

Peter from New Zealand

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About this trip

It's the A to Z of Europe. Thirteen countries - centuries of culture and history, mesmerising natural landscapes and a feast of flavours on one journey of discovery. From the architecture of Amsterdam to the medieval monuments of Germany, Austria and Bulgaria. Explore myths and legends in Greece, ancient history in Italy and the glittering capitals of Paris, Vienna and Budapest.


Trip type: Discoveries

Trip code: ESUMC

28 Nights

accommodation

47 Meals
  • 28 breakfasts

  • 16 dinners

  • 3 lunches

On-trip Transport

All transport shown.

Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City tour in Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Sofia, Delphi, Athens, Assisi, Pompeii, Rome, Florence and Paris

    • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Kalambaka, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne

    • Visit the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Temple of Apollo in Delphi, Acropolis in Athens, Excavations in Pompeii, the Sistine Chapel, Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and Eiffel Tower in Paris

    • Cruise along the River Rhine

    • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the battle site of Thermopylae and the Abbey at Monte Cassino

    • See the Lorelei Rock, the Vineyards of Burgundy, Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi and the Somme Battlefields in France


What's Included

Dining

    • 28 breakfasts

    • 16 dinners

    • 3 lunches


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • 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

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

    • Ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais.

    • London airport shuttle service is available to purchase. Conditions apply.

    • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel.

    • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals


    Airport Transfers

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


European Supreme with 3 Day Aegean Cruise Moderate

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Day 1

London – Amsterdam (2 Nights)

Day 2

Amsterdam Orientation

Heidelberg, Germany

Day 3

Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Mannheim

Innsbruck, Austria

Day 4

Mannheim – Munich – Innsbruck

Day 5

Innsbruck – Venice (2 Nights)

Day 6

Venice Orientation

Vienna, Austria

Day 7

Venice – Vienna (2 Nights)

Vienna Opera House, Austria

Day 8

Vienna Sightseeing

Budapest, Hungary

Day 9

Vienna – Budapest (2 Nights)

Budapest Parliament, Hungary

Day 10

Budapest Sightseeing

Day 11

Budapest – Belgrade (2 Nights)

Day 12

Belgrade Sightseeing

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia, Bulgaria

Day 13

Belgrade – Sofia Sightseeing

Kalambaka, Greece

Day 14

Sofia – Kalambaka

Thermopylae, Greece

Day 15

Kalambaka – Delphi – Athens

Mykonos, Greece

Day 16

Embark Piraeus – Mykonos

Day 17

Kusadasi – Patmos

Aegean Island, Santorini, Greece

Day 18

Heraklion – Santorini

Athens, Greece

Day 19

Disembarkation – Athens

Assissi, Italy

Day 20

Ancona – Assisi

Day 21

Assisi Sightseeing – Sorrento

Day 22

Sorrento – Pompeii – Rome (2 Nights)

Day 23

Rome Sightseeing

Piazza Della Signoria, Florence, Italy

Day 24

Rome – Florence Sightseeing

Florence, Italy

Day 25

Florence – Engelberg (2 Nights)

Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

Day 26

Lucerne Orientation

Paris, France

Day 27

Engelberg – Paris (2 Nights)

Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France

Day 28

Paris Sightseeing

Day 29

Paris – London

Day 1

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

See the White Cliffs of Dover as you board your ferry to cross the English Channel to France and then continue on to Amsterdam. This evening join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception cruise along the city's scenic canals.

Hotel

Mercure City

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Hotel

Mercure City

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Day 1

Day 2

Amsterdam Orientation Day 2 - Amsterdam Orientation

Amsterdam boasts art, architecture, canals, museums, bicycles and charming side streets. Enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre. Visit a diamond polishing factory for a Cultural Insight to see the diamond cutters at work. This afternoon travel to Volendam for a Cultural Insight into the making of wooden clogs and Dutch cheese.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Dinner In A Historic Dutch House

Join us for a delicious meal of Dutch specialities, including drinks, in the elegant surroundings of this historic house.

Adult Price: €63.00

Monnickendam Dinner & Dutch Countryside

A beautiful countryside drive bring us to historic Monnickendam, the small fishing village that was formerly a major Dutch port. A walk along the wonderful streets and past lovely gabled houses brings us to the town’s former cheese weigh-house, now an atmospheric restaurant, for a delicious three-course dinner with wine, beer and soft drinks.

Adult Price: €61.00

Day 2

Day 3

Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Mannheim Day 3 - Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Mannheim

Arrive at Boppard for a cruise along the Rhine. Stop in Heidelberg and admire the magnificent sandstone castle overlooking the scenic River Neckar. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Hotel

Mercure Am Rathaus

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Hotel

Mercure Am Rathaus

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 3

Day 4

Mannheim – Munich – Innsbruck Day 4 - Mannheim – Munich – Innsbruck

Crossing the Swabian Alps arrive in Munich, the capital of Bavaria. See the Hofbrauhaus, the splendid Marienplatz and the City Hall. A short drive through spectacular scenery and across the Austrian border brings you to Innsbruck. Dine tonight at your hotel. Consider experiencing traditional Tyrolean entertainment this evening.

Hotel

Innsbruck

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Hotel

Innsbruck

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Experiences

Alpine Horse And Carriage Ride

A spectacular drive leads us to a typical mountain village where you’ll experience a horse drawn carriage ride through the magnificent alpine scenery. You’ll also enjoy an included drink at a traditional Tyrolean Gasthof before our return to Innsbruck.

Adult Price: €38.00

Traditional Tyrolean Evening

You’ll enjoy a lively evening of traditional entertainment, as singers, dancers, and musicians dressed in national costume provide a colourful show of folklore and fun. Includes two drinks.

Adult Price: €43.00

Day 4

Day 5

Innsbruck – Venice (2 Nights) Day 5 - Innsbruck – Venice (2 Nights)

Your morning walking orientation tour includes views of the Golden Roof and St. Jakob's Cathedral. Cross the Alps to Italy via the Brenner Pass en route to Venice − Queen of the Adriatic. This evening join your companions for a Regional Meal at a local restaurant.

Hotel

Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Hotel

Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

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

Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square and hear the unique history of this beautiful Byzantine city. See the famous Bridge of Sighs and the ornate Doge's Palace. Gain a Cultural Insight into Venetian glassblowing at a traditional workshop. Spend the afternoon discovering more of this unique city.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Lagoon Cruise & Dinner on Burano

Come with us on a private boat trip to the lagoon in Venice and you’ll see the island of Murano, where the renowned glassblowers live. You’ll enjoy dinner with drinks at the nearby ‘Island of the Fishermen’, Burano, which is famous for its multi-coloured houses and a photographer's paradise.

Adult Price: €70.00

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!

Adult Price: €34.00

Day 6

Day 7

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

Journey through Veneto, over the Austrian border, cross the Styrian Alps and past the Austrian Lake District before arriving to the imperial city of Vienna. Perhaps consider a traditional Austrian evening Optional Exprience complete with a dinner as well as entertainment.

Hotel

Hilton Danube

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Hilton Danube

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Viennese Dinner with Musical Entertainment

Enjoy dinner in an atmospheric Viennese restaurant, with drinks and traditional musical entertainment included. A unique experience in one of Europe’s most elegant cities.

Adult Price: €60.00

Day 7

Day 8

Vienna Sightseeing Day 8 - Vienna Sightseeing

From the Parliament building to the Hofburg, the State Opera House to St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the city's imperial elegance on your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Spend free time sightseeing or experience a typical Viennese coffee house. Tonight you might want to enjoy a concert of classical music.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Dinner And Viennese Concert

A wonderful evening of all things Viennese! Enjoy a superb dinner with drinks, followed by a concert of Viennese classical music Works by Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be performed and your 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne or juice during the interval will only enhance the experience.

Adult Price: €100.00

Schönbrunn Palace And Gardens

The Imperial Summer Palace of Schönbrunn offers an amazing journey through the centuries of Hapsburg rule. It is perfectly preserved and richly decorated with treasures from around the globe. Each room has a story to tell, so of course, you’ll have a Local Specialist to bring it to life and VIP entrance to make the most of your time.

Adult Price: €39.00

Viennese Concert

You’ll enjoy a wonderful concert of Viennese classical music including some of the most famous works of Strauss and Mozart, performed by some of the most highly acclaimed soloists and dancers in Austria. You’ll receive 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne during the interval.

Adult Price: €54.00

Day 8

Day 9

Vienna – Budapest (2 Nights) Day 9 - Vienna – Budapest (2 Nights)

Explore the medieval city of Győr in Hungary. Stroll through this quaint city which stands at the confluence of three rivers and features charming Baroque architecture. Traverse the Transdanubia to the capital, Budapest. Tonight you might want to join a scenic River Danube cruise with a selection of Hungarian foods.

Hotel

Novotel Danube

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Novotel Danube

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Danube Cruise With Dinner

Enjoy a scenic cruise on our private boat on the romantic Danube. You’ll savour a tasty dinner selection of Hungarian specialities with drinks included and see Budapest's spectacular illuminations, which give it the nickname 'The Paris of the East'.

Adult Price: €59.00

Day 9

Day 10

Budapest Sightseeing Day 10 - Budapest Sightseeing

Meet your Local Specialist this morning and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Budapest. See the Great Synagogue, the Chain Bridge and visit Fishermen's Bastion in the UNESCO listed Castle Hill district. From here experience spectacular views of Pest including the magnificent Parliament and the Danube. Tonight enjoy a traditional Hungarian Regional Meal with music.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Optional Experiences

Szentendre And Light Lunch

Explore more of Hungary and follow our guide out of bustling Budapest to the picturesque medieval town of Szentendre, set on the banks of the Danube and awash with ancient walls, cobbled streets and beautiful vistas. Here we'll enjoy a Goulash cooking demonstration before sampling this essential Hungarian dish during lunch, which also includes cake and drinks. Afterwards, perhaps strike a bargain in the shops that sell beautiful Hungarian embroidery, ceramics and paprika.

Adult Price: €48.00

Hungarian Parliament Visit

Take a guided tour of this magnificent Gothic Revival building, the most ornate state parliament in Europe. When the Parliament is closed, we’ll visit the exquisite 'Renaissance' Opera House and the optional will be offered at €31.

Adult Price: €41.00

Day 10

Day 11

Budapest – Belgrade (2 Nights) Day 11 - Budapest – Belgrade (2 Nights)

Cross the Southern Great Plain and visit the city of Szeged famous for its open-air plays and the Votive church. Then cross the border to Serbia and later arrive in the capital, Belgrade. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Hotel

Crowne Plaza

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Hotel

Crowne Plaza

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 11

Day 12

Belgrade Sightseeing Day 12 - Belgrade Sightseeing

See the Belgrade Fortress and the Skadarlija district during your included sightseeing with a Local Specialist. This afternoon you can explore further on your own or why not join an Optional Experience into the Serbian countryside?

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Serbian Heritage With Dinner

With our Local Specialist, we’ll drive south through orchards and vineyards to Topola; the astonishing Orthodox Church of St. George - bejewelled with mosaic frescoes, including the royal crypt of the Karadjordjevic Dynasty. You’ll visit the royal summer home, complete with memorabilia. And enjoy a feast of local specialities in Arandjelovac, at one of Serbia’s best-known restaurants.

Adult Price: €57.00

Day 12

Day 13

Belgrade – Sofia Sightseeing Day 13 - Belgrade – Sofia Sightseeing

Travel further south this morning and see the Turkish Fortress in Nis before crossing into Bulgaria. Arrive later in Sofia, where your guided tour with a Local Specialist includes views of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Hotel

Anel

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Hotel

Anel

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 13

Day 14

Sofia – Kalambaka Day 14 - Sofia – Kalambaka

This morning travel to Greece. Enjoy fine views of the Plains of Thessaly en route to magnificent Kalambaka with its cliff-top monasteries. The striking, unique geology of the region led to UNESCO declaring it a World Heritage Site. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Hotel

Amalia/Grand Meteora

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Hotel

Amalia/Grand Meteora

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Experiences

Amazing Hanging Monasteries of Meteora

The visit to Meteora is a unique experience, with its monasteries perched on top of huge rocks. Here, where was once the sea, are giant columns of granite, on top of which reverent Christians found shelter to worship God in peace. During this excursion you will have the opportunity to visit some of these monasteries, shrines of Byzantine art. From their courtyards you will command an impressive view of the valley of the River Pineios and of the surrounding mountains.

Adult Price: €32.00

Day 14

Day 15

Kalambaka – Delphi – Athens Day 15 - Kalambaka – Delphi – Athens

Cross the fertile Thessaly region, the 'bread basket of Greece'. See the battle site at Thermopylae, where the heroic Leonidas and his brave Spartans fought against the invading Persians. A picturesque drive will bring you to Delphi where you'll visit the Temple of Apollo with a Local Specialist. It was here that every four years athletes competed in the Pythian Games, a precursor of the modern Olympic Games. Later continue to Athens.

Hotel

Divani Palace Acropolis/Metropolitan

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Divani Palace Acropolis/Metropolitan

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Traditional Greek Taverna Meal With Entertainment

This is an evening excursion to a taverna in the centre of Athens. Excellent traditional Greek food in a lively atmosphere, entertained through dances and music from all parts of the country. Wine, beer and soft drinks are also included. Although the venue does have an official ending time, clients are more than welcome to stay on in the taverna, to join in with the local residents! (Casual dress)

Adult Price: €55.00

Day 15

Day 16

Embark Piraeus – Mykonos Day 16 - Embark Piraeus – Mykonos

Transfer to Piraeus and cruise to stunning Mykonos. Spend a few hours discovering this island paradise with its distinctive white-washed houses and maze of narrow cobbled streets.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 16

Day 17

Kusadasi – Patmos Day 17 - Kusadasi – Patmos

Arrive early in Kusadasi in Turkey and consider an Optional Experience to fascinating Ephesus, site of the famous Temple of Artemis. Continue your cruise to Patmos where there is time to relax on the beach or take an Optional Experience to the Monastery of St. John.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Optional Experiences

Ancient Ephesus through the ages - Hellenistic and Roman

This morning, the wonderful site of Ancient Ephesus awaits. Walk the streets visited by so many famous historical figures including Cleopatra. The local specialist brings history alive as we begin our visit at the top of Ephesus, passing by the Agora, Odeon, the original marble-paved Street of Kouretes, Trajan’s Fountain, Public Latrines, Hadrian’s Temple, culminating with the magnificent Library of Celsus and the Great Theatre, which accommodated 24,000 spectators.Our optional experience gives us an opportunity for local shopping such as carpets, jewelry, leather and other souvenirs famous in Turkey. Return to the town and port of Kusadasi, take the opportunity to bargain in the covered bazaar.

Adult Price: €68.00

Patmos Countryside Tour with Hora And Grotto Of Apocalypse

We visit Patmos a UNESCO “World Heritage Monument” and enjoy a panoramic guided tour of the island, a magical visit to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, where it is said St John the Apostle wrote the Book of Revelation. We reach the medieval town of Hora to enjoy a leisurely walk, marvel at the views of the Monastery of St John the Evangelist, and culminate our tour at Scala the port of Patmos where we enjoy a welcoming coffee, tea or refreshment.

Adult Price: €63.00

Day 17

Day 18

Heraklion – Santorini Day 18 - Heraklion – Santorini

Wake this morning in Heraklion on the island of Crete and disembark for your complimentary shore experience visit to the Palace of Knossos. Continue to the spectacular volcanic island of Santorini.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Optional Experiences

Minoan Palace of Knossos - 1st European Civilization

The ancient city of Knossos the residence of the wise King Minos and the Minotaur, with constant habitation from the Neolithic era until the 5th century A.D., is beyond doubt the land that “gave birth” to the first civilization of Europe, the Minoans. The palace of Knossos spreads around a large Central Court. You will reach the awe inspiring Throne Room, the fresco of the “Prince of the Lilies”, the imposing Grand Staircase, the Queen’s Megaron. Walking through the apartments of Knossos Palace and observing the finds even as passers-by, and the information from your local specialist, will make you feel part of this cultural heritage.

Adult Price: €67.00

Spectacular Oia Village Perched On The Caldera Rim

Our drive through the crescent shaped island offers unsurpassable views of the lace-like caldera, the little islands of Thirasia, Palea and Nea Kameni. Our route takes us through Fira, the islands capital, past small traditional settlements of Firostefani and Imerovigli arriving at the beautiful and romantic village of Oia.Iconic Cycladic architecture of white washed houses, blue domed churches and blue shutters, buildings that look like they are trickling down the islands’ cliffs await. Time at leisure in spectacular Oia, to stroll through the marble-paved alleys, to gaze at the gorgeous shops, find and capture perfect pictures moments. After our time at leisure, we return to the ship.

Adult Price: €67.00

Day 18

Day 19

Disembarkation – Athens Day 19 - Disembarkation – Athens

This morning, disembark from your cruise ship and rejoin the trip.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 19

Day 20

Ancona – Assisi Day 20 - Ancona – Assisi

Arrive in the port of Ancona and enjoy a scenic drive to Assisi. Dine tonight in your hotel.

Hotel

Grand Dei Congressi

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner with wine

Hotel

Grand Dei Congressi

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner with wine

Day 20

Day 21

Assisi Sightseeing – Sorrento Day 21 - Assisi Sightseeing – Sorrento

In Assisi start your day with a sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist and see the Basilica dedicated to St. Francis. Pass the Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino before arriving in Sorrento.

Hotel

La Residenza

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

La Residenza

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Sorrento Countryside and Farmhouse Meal

Enjoy a beautiful drive into the Sorrentino countryside, where you'll explore the gardens, mill and ancient wine cellar of an 18th-century olive oil mill. During a tour of its lemon, orange and olive groves, your hosts will show you how mozzarella and other cheeses of the region are made. And then you'll get to try cheeses, salamis and marinated vegetables, washed down with local wine and homemade bread.

Adult Price: €44.00

Day 21

Day 22

Sorrento – Pompeii – Rome (2 Nights) Day 22 - Sorrento – Pompeii – Rome (2 Nights)

The ancient city of Pompeii was buried beneath volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted 79 AD. Enjoy a walking tour of the excavations of this site with your Local Specialist. This afternoon arrive in Rome.

Hotel

Ateneo Garden Palace

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Ateneo Garden Palace

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

Day 22

Day 23

Rome Sightseeing Day 23 - Rome Sightseeing

This morning experience a Cultural Insight in the Vatican when you ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by famous architect Donato Bramante. Visit Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica and the Colosseum with a Local Specialist. Spend the afternoon as you wish. Tonight enjoy a Regional Meal in the Eternal City.

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

Day 23

Day 24

Rome – Florence Sightseeing Day 24 - Rome – Florence Sightseeing

Travel through the Umbria and Tuscany regions to the Renaissance city of Florence. View Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery and visit Piazza della Signoria with your Local Specialist. Shop for high-quality gold and leather.

Hotel

Nilhotel

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Nilhotel

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 the local wines and live music. A truly unforgettable experience, with an atmosphere that is the essence of all things Tuscan.

Adult Price: €64.00

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

Day 24

Day 25

Florence – Engelberg (2 Nights) Day 25 - Florence – Engelberg (2 Nights)

Travel north into Switzerland with its dramatic mountain landscape. Pass the beautiful Lake Lugano while travelling the scenic St Gotthard route into central Switzerland. Arrive this evening to the winter sports resort town of Engelberg.

Hotel

Ramada Regina Titlis

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Ramada Regina Titlis

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

Day 25

Day 26

Lucerne Orientation Day 26 - Lucerne Orientation

Your orientation tour of historic Lucerne includes the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge. There is time to shop for Swiss souvenirs including watches and chocolates. During your free time why not consider a mountain experience to complete your Swiss adventure.

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

Mount Pilatus And Lake Cruise

We’ll ascend through fields and forests to Mount Pilatus’ summit, where you’ll have time to explore, admire the views, and breathe the pure air. We’ll ascend by cog-wheel train, to enjoy a scenic lake cruise. (On certain departures ascent and descent will be by cable car only. Optional may be operated in reverse, with cruise first.)

Adult Price: Fr.112.00

Day 26

Day 27

Engelberg – Paris (2 Nights) Day 27 - Engelberg – Paris (2 Nights)

Cross into France and see the vineyards in the wine-producing Burgundy region. Admire the Auxerrois vineyards and the changing terrain on your journey north to the glittering capital, Paris. Tonight, you might like to experience a world-famous Parisian Cabaret.

Hotel

Novotel Centre Tour Eiffel

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Novotel Centre Tour Eiffel

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

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 27

Day 28

Paris Sightseeing Day 28 - Paris Sightseeing

Your Local Specialist takes you on an informative sightseeing tour. Enjoy views of the Paris skyline from the second level of the Eiffel Tower. Drive along the Champs Élysées and see the Place de la Concorde. Tonight, celebrate with your Travel Director and newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Optional Experiences

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 exemplar of Gothic architecture. Afterward, 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: €32.00

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: €36.00

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.

Adult Price: €65.00

Day 28

Day 29

Paris – London Day 29 - Paris – London

Leave Paris and travel to Calais. Say 'au revoir' to France as you board a ferry to Dover and then return to London at the end of this incredible holiday of discovery.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 29

Available Departures

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The Trafalgar Difference

  • Local Specialists
    For included sightseeing in Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Sofia, Delphi, Athens, Assisi, Pompeii, Rome, Florence and Paris.

  • Cultural Insights
    Learn about the age-old Dutch traditions of wooden clog and cheese making from a traditional craftsman in Volendam. Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing on Giudecca Island, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries. Be inspired by the magnificence of Michelangelo and da Vinci at the Vatican Museum and enjoy an exclusive visit up the spiral staircase designed by the famous architect Donato Bramante in a part of the Vatican not open to the public

  • Hidden Treasures
    Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City tour in Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Sofia, Delphi, Athens, Assisi, Pompeii, Rome, Florence and Paris

    • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Kalambaka, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne

    • Visit the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Temple of Apollo in Delphi, Acropolis in Athens, Excavations in Pompeii, the Sistine Chapel, Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and Eiffel Tower in Paris

    • Cruise along the River Rhine

    • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the battle site of Thermopylae and the Abbey at Monte Cassino

    • See the Lorelei Rock, the Vineyards of Burgundy, Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi and the Somme Battlefields in France


What's Included

Dining

    • 28 breakfasts

    • 16 dinners

    • 3 lunches


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • 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

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

    • Ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais.

    • London airport shuttle service is available to purchase. Conditions apply.

    • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel.

    • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals


    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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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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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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