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Grand European

21 Days 10 Countries 27 Cities

This Discoveries adventure does all the 'musts', but also takes you off the beaten path.

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    • Your London Hotel: This trip starts and ends at our London Reception Centre or the Cumberland hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
    • In the midst of three centuries of art, history and antiquities at the Vatican's Missionary Ethnological Museum, enjoy a private guided tour and exclusive dinner.
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      • Your London Hotel: This trip starts and ends at our London Reception Centre or the Cumberland hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
      • In the midst of three centuries of art, history and antiquities at the Vatican's Missionary Ethnological Museum, enjoy a private guided tour and exclusive dinner.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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

      Tick all the boxes with this grand exploration of Europe - one region, a myriad of flavours for you to enjoy. Wander through 17th century Bruges, the reflective waterways of picturesque Amsterdam and medieval Rhineland. From Pompeii to the Eternal City of Rome, Florence to the sophisticated Promenade des Anglais in Nice, get under the skin of Europe.


      Trip type: Discovery

      Trip code: EGAR

      20 Nights

      accommodation

      28 Meals
      • 20 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 2 dinners

      • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Salzburg, Vienna, Assisi, Pompeii, Capri, Rome, Florence and Paris

        • Cruise along the Canals of Amsterdam, River Rhine and to the Isle of Capri

        • Orientation of Bruges, Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Lucerne, Innsbruck, Venice, Pisa, Monaco, Nice and Avignon

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

        • View the ancient sites of Rome

        • Visit the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein, the Sistine Chapel in Rome, St. Paul de Vence, Beaune and the Eiffel Tower in Paris


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 20 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 2 dinners

        • 6 dinners
          (including Be My Guest) with local wine


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

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

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

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

        • Return 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

        • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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


       

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      Bruges, Belgium

      Day 1

      London – Bruges

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      Day 2

      Bruges – Amsterdam

      Heidelberg, Germany

      Day 3

      Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland

      Lucerne, Switzerland

      Day 4

      Rhineland – Black Forest – Rhine Falls – Lucerne (2 Nights)

      Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

      Day 5

      Lucerne Orientation

      Innsbruck, Austria

      Day 6

      Lucerne – Liechtenstein – Innsbruck

      Vienna, Austria

      Day 7

      Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights)

      Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria

      Day 8

      Vienna Sightseeing

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      Day 9

      Vienna – Venice (2 Nights)

      Island of Burano, Italy

      Day 10

      Venice Orientation

      St Francis Basilica, Assissi, Italy

      Day 11

      Venice – Assisi

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      Day 12

      Assisi – Pompeii – Sorrento

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      Day 13

      Sorrento – Isle of Capri – Rome (2 Nights)

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      Day 14

      Rome – Vatican Experience

      Florence, Italy

      Day 15

      Rome – Florence Sightseeing

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      Day 16

      Florence – Pisa – Monaco – Nice (2 Nights)

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      Day 17

      Nice – St. Paul De Vence Excursion

      France Avignon Bridge, France

      Day 18

      Nice – Avignon – Beaune

      Paris, France

      Day 19

      Beaune – Paris (2 Nights)

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      Day 20

      Paris Sightseeing

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      Day 21

      Paris – London

      Day 1

      London – Bruges Day 1 - London – Bruges

      Leave the White Cliffs of Dover behind for the golden fields of France and Belgium, travelling to the medieval town of Bruges. Its cobblestone streets and picturesque canals lined with quaint centuries-old gabled houses are yours to explore before joining your Travel Director and new travel companions for a memorable Welcome Reception including dinner and drinks in beautiful surrounds.

      Hotel

      NH Brugge Authentic Accommodation

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      NH Brugge Authentic Accommodation

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Bruges – Amsterdam Day 2 - Bruges – Amsterdam

      Meandering through the Dutch countryside we arrive in the magical capital of Amsterdam with its fascinating maritime history, tree-lined canals and the incessant tring-tring of a million bicycles rattling against its cobbled roads. See the city's iconic sights, gliding through its bustling canals the way residents have for centuries and visit a renowned diamond factory for a Cultural Insight.

      Hotel

      Westcord Fashion

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Westcord Fashion

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

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

      Leaving Dutch gezelligheid behind, we travel to Germany, arriving at Boppard where we board a Rhine cruise past fairy-tale castles, the site of the legendary Lorelei siren who was said to have lured fishermen to their demise. Admire the magnificent ruined sandstone castle in Heidelberg overlooking the Neckar River en route to your Rhineland hotel where you'll dine this evening.

      Hotel

      Mercure Am Rathaus/Sinsheim

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Mercure Am Rathaus/Sinsheim

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Rhineland – Black Forest – Rhine Falls – Lucerne (2 Nights) Day 4 - Rhineland – Black Forest – Rhine Falls – Lucerne (2 Nights)

      Journey through the romantic Black Forest landscape - tales of the Brothers Grimm your constant companion as you meander through south-west Germany to the Swiss border. See the mighty Rhine gushing dramatically near the town of Schaffhausen before arriving in the charming medieval city of Lucerne, your home for the next two nights.

      Hotel

      Astoria

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Astoria

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Lucerne Orientation Day 5 - Lucerne Orientation

      See Lucerne's magnificent Lion Monument. The mournful mortally wounded lion hewn from sandstone provides a poignant reminder of the brave Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending Louis XVI during the French Revolution. Venture to the flower-lined 14th century wooden Chapel Bridge, explore the city's charming painted façades or consider joining an exhilarating mountain and cruise Optional Experience. This evening we enjoy dinner at our hotel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Lucerne – Liechtenstein – Innsbruck Day 6 - Lucerne – Liechtenstein – Innsbruck

      Our love affair with the Rhine continues today as we travel to the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein and see the capital, Vaduz, before crossing into Austria. We follow the scenic Arlberg Pass through the Tyrol to Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps where we will see the ornate Golden Roof during your orientation tour.

      Hotel

      Austria Trend Congress

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Austria Trend Congress

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights) Day 7 - Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights)

      Nestled within a ring of five hills, Salzburg's extraordinary natural beauty has inspired musical greats and epic films. Join a Local Specialist on guided walking tour of the city that gave birth to Mozart, featuring locations that music and movie lovers will remember from the famous film, The Sound of Music. This evening we arrive in the beautiful Baroque city of Vienna, our home for the next two nights.

      Hotel

      Falkensteiner Wien Margareten

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Falkensteiner Wien Margareten

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Vienna Sightseeing Day 8 - Vienna Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist on a sightseeing tour of one of Europe's most elegant capitals. View the State Opera House, the City Hall, Parliament, the Imperial Boulevards and the Hofburg, the former imperial palace for the Habsburg dynasty. Spend the evening soaking up the melodic charm of what has become the world's music capital, celebrating the talents of old masters and modern icons at open-air concerts, palaces and expansive stages.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 8

      Day 9

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

      Driving through the scenic Austrian Lake District, we cross the Italian border and meander through the Veneto Plains to the Byzantine city of Venice where we'll spend the next two nights.

      Hotel

      Le Boulevard

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Le Boulevard

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Venice Orientation Day 10 - Venice Orientation

      Navigate the bustling waterways by private launch to the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square where we tread in the footsteps of Casanova and Marco Polo and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Queen of the Adriatic. See the ornate Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs, before travelling to Giudecca Island to enjoy a Cultural Insight into the centuries-old Venetian tradition of glassmaking. This afternoon is yours to get lost in Venice. Explore the labyrinthine calle in search of the best Campari Spritz in town, watch the sun set over the Grand Canal or consider a cruise to the charming Island of Burano for a delicious seafood meal.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 10

      Day 11

      Venice – Assisi Day 11 - Venice – Assisi

      Journey south to the mystical town of Assisi, where the famed St. Francis was born and is laid to rest. Here you'll wander through the quaint streets in the company of a Local Specialist and have an opportunity to see this saint's Basilica and the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels. This evening we dine in our hotel.

      Hotel

      Casa Leonori

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Casa Leonori

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 11

      Day 12

      Assisi – Pompeii – Sorrento Day 12 - Assisi – Pompeii – Sorrento

      Pass by the site of the bloody World War II battle of Monte Cassino en route to the Bay of Naples and the lost city of Pompeii where you'll join a Local Specialist who will share the story of this remarkable ancient Roman settlement that was buried in ash following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. We meander to the coast and the beautiful seaside resort of Sorrento where we will stay the night and dine in our hotel.

      Hotel

      La Residenza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      La Residenza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 12

      Day 13

      Sorrento – Isle of Capri – Rome (2 Nights) Day 13 - Sorrento – Isle of Capri – Rome (2 Nights)

      Cross the enchanting blue water of the Bay of Naples to the Isle of Capri and ascend to Capri Town by funiculare where you will join a Local Specialist for a guided walking tour of the town's charming streets. Spend some time at leisure soaking up la dolce vita in the piazza watching the beautiful people before sailing back to the mainland. This evening we arrive in Rome, the Eternal City where we will spend the next two nights.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 13

      Day 14

      Rome – Vatican Experience Day 14 - Rome – Vatican Experience

      Enjoy a leisurely morning exploring the sights and sounds of Rome. Sip a cappuccino on Piazza Navona, sit on the Spanish Steps, enjoy a tasty gelato or toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your speedy return to Rome. This afternoon, gain priority access via a dedicated VIP line to the Vatican Museum where a Local Specialist will take you on a guided tour. Admire Michelangelo's magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel when it is less crowded and meet an official representative of the Vatican Museum during your private guided tour of the Missionary Ethnological Museum. Enjoy an exclusive after hour's dinner at the museum amidst three centuries of Vatican art, history and antiquities.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Day 14

      Day 15

      Rome – Florence Sightseeing Day 15 - Rome – Florence Sightseeing

      Journey north to Florence where you'll join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour to the Piazza della Signoria, the political hub of this once free republic that became a recognised centre for art, architecture and culture. See the beautiful marble Duomo and Baptistery with its famous bronze doors, and the picturesque Ponte Vecchio which straddles the Arno. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure admiring the work of great masters in the Uffizi Gallery, meandering up the stone steps to Piazzale Michelangelo for iconic views of the city skyline, or relaxing in the picturesque Boboli Gardens.

      Hotel

      Nilhotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Nilhotel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 15

      Day 16

      Florence – Pisa – Monaco – Nice (2 Nights) Day 16 - Florence – Pisa – Monaco – Nice (2 Nights)

      We drive to the city of Pisa and its Square of Miracles to see the famous Leaning Tower which bears this city's name. From Italy to the sun-soaked landscapes of the French Riviera, we stop in the sophisticated Principality of Monaco before continuing to Nice, our home for the next two nights. Enjoy an orientation drive along the scenic Promenade Anglais which for centuries has attracted sun-worshipping aristocrats to its shores and see Place Massena before spending the evening at leisure.

      Hotel

      Holiday Inn

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Holiday Inn

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 16

      Day 17

      Nice – St. Paul De Vence Excursion Day 17 - Nice – St. Paul De Vence Excursion

      Rub shoulders with artists and actors in the medieval hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence, before the heady scents of French perfume fill the air at the Fragonard Perfumery. Learn how they create delicate fragrances before returning to Nice to indulge in the laidback seaside atmosphere. Wander along the scenic promenade and embrace café culture on the tranquil shores of the Mediterranean, meander through the chic city streets shopping at Nice's fashionable boutiques or relax on the beach watching the sun set over the tranquil shores of the Riviera.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 17

      Day 18

      Nice – Avignon – Beaune Day 18 - Nice – Avignon – Beaune

      We travel north to the papal city of Avignon, once the centre of Christianity during the Middle Ages and an important pilgrimage site to this day. Enjoy an orientation walk including views of the magnificent Papal Palace and famous Pont d'Avignon before arriving in the capital of the Burgundy wine-producing region, Beaune. Explore the ancient walls and old town, see its characteristic geometrically coloured tiled roofs and join an unforgettable Be My Guest dinner toasting to the joie de vivre of this region with a delicious local vintage.

      Hotel

      Mercure Centre

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Hotel

      Mercure Centre

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Day 18

      Day 19

      Beaune – Paris (2 Nights) Day 19 - Beaune – Paris (2 Nights)

      From the romantic vineyards of Burgundy, we travel north to Paris for the next two nights. The City of Light shines brightly as you explore its grand boulevards and charming arrondissement, ambling along the meandering Seine, relaxing at a cosy bistro sampling delicious French cuisine or embracing the pageantry of a traditional Parisian cabaret.

      Hotel

      Evergreen Laurel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Evergreen Laurel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 19

      Day 20

      Paris Sightseeing Day 20 - Paris Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist soaking up the sights and sounds of one of the world's most romantic cities. See the magnificent Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe, where we remember the brave souls who have fought for France. Marvel at the iconic skyline from the second level of the Eiffel Tower - the white dome of Notre Dame and glass pyramid of the Louvre gleam in the distance. This afternoon is yours to explore the city before celebrating an unforgettable experience at a Farewell Dinner with wine in a local restaurant.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 20

      Day 21

      Paris – London Day 21 - Paris – London

      Say au revoir to Paris as you travel to the coast. Sail from Calais to Dover watching the famous White Cliffs approach as you cross the English Channel. Arrive later in London and bid farewell to your fellow travellers at the end of a memorable holiday.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 21

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        A former monastery from the 17th century, the NH Brugge has historical features such as stained-glass windows and exposed beams

      • Be My Guest
        Beaune is renowned as being the wine capital of Burgundy. Tonight we will introduce you to our local friends who will host you for an evening of local specialities accompanied by a glass of the regions finest!

      • Cultural Insights
        Enjoy a private guided tour and exclusive dinner in the midst of three centuries of art, history and antiquities at the Vatican's Missionary Ethnological Museum. Be inspired by the magnificence of Michelangelo and da Vinci at the Vatican Museums. Explore the centuries-old heritage of the diamond trade in Amsterdam with a visit to a diamond-polishing factory. Witness the exquisite craft of glass blowing on Giudecca Island, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries

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      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Salzburg, Vienna, Assisi, Pompeii, Capri, Rome, Florence and Paris

        • Cruise along the Canals of Amsterdam, River Rhine and to the Isle of Capri

        • Orientation of Bruges, Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Lucerne, Innsbruck, Venice, Pisa, Monaco, Nice and Avignon

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

        • View the ancient sites of Rome

        • Visit the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein, the Sistine Chapel in Rome, St. Paul de Vence, Beaune and the Eiffel Tower in Paris


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 20 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 2 dinners

        • 6 dinners
          (including Be My Guest) with local wine


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

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

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

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

        • Return 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

        • 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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        Our travel director Patrick *Personal information removed by Feefo* & Driver Perio worked amazing as a team. Making the whole time a easy & comfortable trip. They were there to help with any questions or requests. We saw so many places in just 21 days that if we were to try so it on our own

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        Service rating : Very organised tour, I have seen all of Europe attractions as per itinerary and experience their colourful culture and food. I'll do it again in the near future. Weel done Trafalgar!Product : very good. clear and longer leg room of the coach.

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        Service rating : Our travel director Patrick was extremely knowledgeable, highly organised and great fun to travel with. We travelled for 21 days with a great group of people and saw far more than we ever could travelling on our own. This was our first trip to Europe and I would highly recommend

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        Service rating : The timing, the organizing, the preparation, the selection of places to visit, everything was just so spot on, even made European accommodation look great. We had an absolute ball and thoroughly enjoyed everything we did and the new friends we meet, can't wait for the next

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