European Accent End London - 2015

5 out of 5 stars

17 days

from $2995 pp

Trip available from May 2015 to Oct 2015.
"Excellent Company to travel with"
Catherine , Jul 2014

From the vibrant city of Amsterdam and the scenery of Germany and Switzerland, to the iconic cities of Italy - including a visit to St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City. Travel through France, and the elegance of Nice to the beauty of Paris with its iconic monuments and museums. There is plenty to take in on this exciting trip.

Trip type:
CostSaver
Trip code:
EACCA

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1.

    DEPART HOME

    Overnight flight to London.

  • 2.

    ARRIVE LONDON (2 NIGHTS)

    After checking into your Trafalgar hotel, the rest of your day is at leisure.

    Hotel

    Ibis Earls Court

  • 3.

    LONDON FREE DAY

    Today, explore the city at your own pace. See the sights, visit the museums, picnic in the parks or shop on the high streets - the list is endless and the choice is yours!

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

  • 4.

    LONDON – AMSTERDAM

    Welcome to Europe! See the famous White Cliffs of Dover as you cross by ferry to Calais, France. Continue by coach through Belgium to The Netherlands, where you see your first windmill! In Amsterdam, see Dam Square and the Mint Tower by the floating flower market. Tonight, consider a canal cruise in a glass-topped boat – it's a great way to see the city.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

    Hotel

    Ibis Amsterdam Airport

  • 5.

    AMSTERDAM – RHINE CRUISE – RHINELAND

    Cross through The Netherlands and east into Germany. Cruise down the River Rhine past picturesque villages, steep vineyards and medieval castles. Arrive later by road at your Rhineland hotel.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast,Dinner

    Hotel

    Leonardo Karlsruhe/Best Western Leoso Ludwigshafen

  • 6.

    RHINELAND – LAKE LUCERNE REGION

    Follow the Rhine valley to the Swiss border near Basel and continue through central Switzerland to Lucerne. Your orientation includes the old town, the Chapel Bridge and the poignant Lion Monument, built in memory of Louis XVI's Swiss Guards. Don't forget to shop for Swiss chocolate and exquisite watches!

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast,Dinner

    Hotel

    Swissever Zug

  • 7.

    LAKE LUCERNE REGION – VENICE (2 NIGHTS)

    Enjoy splendid views of Alpine scenery as you follow the St. Gotthard highway south to Chiasso at the border with Italy. Travel past the commercial capital, Milan, to the magical city of Venice.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast,Dinner

    Hotel

    Il Burchiello

  • 8.

    VENICE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

    Cruise along Venice's romantic canals to St. Mark's Square. View the ornate Doge's Palace where the Venetian rulers once lived. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 9.

    VENICE – ROME (2 NIGHTS)

    Cross the Veneto plains via Bologna and drive over the Apennine Mountains. Continue through Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio to Rome – the Eternal City.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Raganelli

  • 10.

    ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    This morning consider an optional experience to the Sistine Chapel featuring Michelangelo's magnificent frescoed ceiling, considered to be his crowning achievement. Then your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour starting with a visit to St. Peter's Basilica. View the Forum and the mighty Colosseum in ancient Rome and spend the rest of the day exploring on your own.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 11.

    ROME – FLORENCE

    Travel north through the rolling hills of Umbria into Tuscany and the Renaissance city of Florence. Enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Spend free time visiting Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. Shop for high quality leather goods and 18-carat gold jewellery, for which the city is renowned.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Novotel Firenze Nord

  • 12.

    FLORENCE – PISA – MONACO – NICE (2 NIGHTS)

    View the Leaning Tower in the Field of Miracles. Follow the Italian coast to the stunning French Riviera, and the see Monte Carlos's famous casino en route to glittering Nice, the capital of the Côte d'Azûr.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    La Malmaison

  • 13.

    NICE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

    Your orientation tour includes Place Masséna and the Promenade des Anglais. The afternoon is yours to relax or perhaps swim in the Mediterranean Sea!

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 14.

    NICE – AVIGNON – LYON

    In the papal town of Avignon, view the renowned broken bridge made famous in the song, ‘sur le pont d'Avignon' and the imposing Papal Palace. Continue to Lyon, the third largest city in France located in the Rhône-Alpes region. Due to its historical and architectural landmarks, this city has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast,Dinner

    Hotel

    Campanile Centre Berges Du Rhône

  • 15.

    LYON – PARIS (2 NIGHTS)

    This morning after breakfast, travel through scenic countryside and arrive later in the elegant, romantic capital city of Paris.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Mercure La Defense 5

  • 16.

    PARIS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Your wonderful sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Later, consider an excursion to the magnificent Palace and Gardens of Versailles. You might like to finish your holiday with a cabaret show, for which Paris is proudly famous!

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 17.

    PARIS – LONDON

    From Paris drive north across the battlefields of World War l and glimpse the Canadian War Memorial at Vimy Ridge. Board the ferry at Calais and cross the English Channel to Dover. Say goodbye to your fellow travellers in London, where your memorable vacation ends.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

What's Always Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Amsterdam

    See Dam Square and the Mint Tower
  • Avignon

    Views of the Popes' Palace and the Pont Saint-Bénezet
  • Dover

    See the White Cliffs
  • Florence

    Panoramic city views from Piazzale Michelangelo. See Piazza Santa Croce
  • French Riviera

    Orientation in Nice
  • Lucerne

    Visit the Lion Monument & views of the Chapel Bridge
  • Lyon

    Orientation of this UNESCO World Heritage
  • Monaco

    Visit the Principality
  • Paris

    Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower
  • Pisa

    View the Leaning Tower
  • Rhine Valley

    Cruise the romantic Rhine
  • Rome

    Morning sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Forum and Colosseum
  • Swiss Alps

    Scenic St. Gotthard highway
  • Venice

    Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island

Dining

  • 13 buffet breakfasts
    4 three course dinners
  • 2 full breakfast

Travel Highlights

  • Ferry from Dover to Calais
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom
  • Hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities
  • 3 or 4 Hand-picked star accommodation
  • Pick-up if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Center
  • London airport shuttle service available to purchase, conditions apply.
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your trip
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel

Airport Transfers

Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

Optional Experiences

Notes

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Lucerne

  • Mount Pilatus And Lake Cruise

    Adult Price: Fr.111.00 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. Then we’ll descend 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.)

Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam Discovery And Canal Cruise

    Adult Price: €28.00 The best way to see Amsterdam, you’ll enjoy a private canal cruise in our glass roofed boat, to see the areas our coach can’t reach. With our Local Specialist you'll view the great merchant houses and historical churches and explore the colourful Red Light District, with its famous coffee houses and notorious window shopping.

Venice

  • Discover The Magic Of Venice

    Adult Price: €69.00 Join us for a scenic cruise by private water taxi along Venice's Grand Canal. You’ll admire the magnificent palazzos, as well as catching a glimpse of the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square. Later on, you'll glide gracefully on a gondola along Venice’s dreamy, narrow waterways.
  • Lagoon Discovery Cruise With Food And Drinks

    Adult Price: €69.00 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 lunch or dinner with drinks at the nearby ‘Island of the Fishermen’, Burano, which is famous for its multi-coloured houses and a photographer's paradise.

Rome

  • An Introduction To Rome

    Adult Price: €33.00 As you meander slowly through Rome's labyrinth of narrow streets and beautiful squares, our Local Specialist will tell you stories of how each area has developed over centuries, creating an amazing legacy for us today. During the tour, you'll view the Pantheon and experience Piazza Navona, loved for its lively cafes.
  • Inside The Vatican And The Colosseum

    Adult Price: €78.00 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 11 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. Your experience will be rounded off with a visit to Rome's iconic Colosseum.
  • Roman Evening With Dinner

    Adult Price: €60.00 Spend a light-hearted evening with us in Rome. Relax and enjoy typical Italian cuisine with drinks and music. Afterwards, we’ll drive along the Via Veneto, a location made famous by the film 'La Dolce Vita', and which will give you a glimpse into how the Romans enjoy their city.

Florence

  • Flavour Of Florence

    Adult Price: €68.00 Join us for a chance to sample the flavours of medieval Florence. You'll enjoy an evening of delicious local food, while at the same time entertained by live music at this distinctive historic venue. Subject to availability.
  • Florence's Renaissance Treasures

    Adult Price: €41.00 This trip is all about exploring the jewel in Florence's crown: its Renaissance heritage. First, you'll get to view the Michelangelo collection, including the statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. You’ll continue to the Duomo where you’ll see first-hand its spectacular design. The trip ends in Signoria Square, the political centre of Florence.
  • Tuscan Hills Dinner At Villa Machiavelli

    Adult Price: €63.00 A scenic drive into the Chianti hills, past vineyards and sunflower fields, brings us to a delightful hamlet overlooked by an imposing castle. Our destination is the ancient stone house of Machiavelli, where the great political theorist wrote his immortal work, ‘The Prince’. After a welcome drink and visit of the villa and its wine-cellars, we enjoy the best of Tuscan cuisine accompanied by great music and drinks, including of course, Chianti from the Villa’s own vines. This is the essence of all great things Tuscan, past and present, condensed into one memorable evening!
  • Dinner, Wine And Music In The Tuscan Hills

    Adult Price: €63.00 Come for a scenic drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. We'll stop off at a delightful restaurant set among the pines and cypress trees, where you’ll be served regional favourites alongside local music.

Nice

  • St. Paul, Corniche Drive And Dinner

    Adult Price: €82.00 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.

Paris

  • Seine Cruise And Paris Illuminations

    Adult Price: €34.00 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.
  • Versailles Palace And Gardens

    Adult Price: €64.00 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.
  • Dinner And Hidden Gems Of Paris

    Adult Price: €66.00 Spend an evening discovering one of the loveliest areas of Paris, made famous by artists, writers and students over the centuries. Then enjoy a taste of local cuisine, at a memorable dinner in typical Parisian style with drinks included.
  • Notre Dame And Latin Quarter Exploration

    Adult Price: €30.00 Discover the history of Notre Dame. Built in 1163, this magnificent cathedral is the cornerstone of Gothic architecture in France. Afterwards you’ll explore the Latin Quarter with your Local Specialist and enjoy free time to have a bite to eat, or perhaps try Berthillon ice-cream - the best in France.
  • Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

    Adult Price: €133.00 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.
  • Moulin Rouge Cabaret And Dinner

    Adult Price: €157.00 Dinner and cabaret, including wine and champagne, at the world famous Moulin Rouge – the original Paris cabaret – immortalized by the homonymous award-winning film and featuring 60 dancers and entertainers and over 1000 costumes!
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