European Interlude End London

17 Days 8 Countries 19 Cities

Get an insider's view of cities including Vienna, Rome and Paris, on a trip that includes Local Specialist insights.

"Above and beyond"

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About this trip

The birthplaces of arts, culture and history are on show in this discovery of Europe, from Amsterdam's charming canal houses with their gabled façades and the imposing Cologne Cathedral to Vienna's Opera House and the exquisite Doge's Palace in Venice. Medieval castles, Baroque palaces and Renaissance masterpieces are yours to explore along this creative pilgrimage.


Trip type: Discovery

Trip code: EINT

16 Nights

accommodation

21 Meals
  • 16 hot buffet breakfasts

  • 5 dinners

On-trip Transport

All transport shown.

Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City tour in London, Salzburg, Vienna, Rome, Florence and Paris

    • Cruise along the River Rhine

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

    • See the Lorelei Rock, Lake Lugano and the Vineyards of Burgundy

    • View the castles of the Rhine Valley, the ancient sites of Rome, the Swiss Alps and the White Cliffs of Dover

    • Visit Cologne Cathedral, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and the Eiffel Tower in Paris


What's Included

Dining

    • 16 hot buffet breakfasts

    • 5 dinners


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • 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 at your London hotel

    • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover

    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey

    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

    • Eurostar high-speed train tickets from London to Brussels

    • 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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Day 1

Arrive London (2 Nights)

Day 2

London Sightseeing

Day 3

London – Eurostar™ – Amsterdam

Day 4

Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Mannheim

Innsbruck, Austria

Day 5

Mannheim – Munich – Innsbruck

Vienna, Austria

Day 6

Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights)

Schonbrunn, Vienna, Austria

Day 7

Vienna Sightseeing

Day 8

Vienna – Venice (2 Nights)

Island of Burano, Italy

Day 9

Venice Orientation

Day 10

Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

Day 11

Rome Sightseeing

Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy

Day 12

Rome – Florence Sightseeing

Lucerne, Switzerland

Day 13

Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights)

Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

Day 14

Lucerne Orientation

Paris, France

Day 15

Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

Day 16

Paris Sightseeing

Day 17

Paris – London

Day 1

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

Welcome to London. Relax after your journey or start to explore this fascinating city.

Hotel

Cumberland

Meals

Hotel

Cumberland

Meals

Day 1

Day 2

London Sightseeing Day 2 - London Sightseeing

London's historic landmarks are brought to life on your morning sightseeing tour, including Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey with a Local Specialist. Spend free time this afternoon exploring the sights of your choice or shop in the West End, Knightsbridge and Bond Street.

Meals

  • Full Breakfast

Meals

  • Full Breakfast

Day 2

Day 3

London – Eurostar™ – Amsterdam Day 3 - London – Eurostar™ – Amsterdam

This morning meet your Travel Director before travelling to London's St. Pancras International station to board the Eurostar™ for a high-speed train journey to Brussels. Continue by luxury coach to Amsterdam. Enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre, then get to know your fellow travellers and Travel Director on a glass-topped boat as you enjoy a sightseeing cruise Welcome Reception along the city's canals which includes a light supper and welcome drink.

Hotel

Mercure City

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Hotel

Mercure City

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Day 3

Day 4

Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Mannheim Day 4 - Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Mannheim

This morning travel to Germany where you have the opportunity to visit Cologne Cathedral. Embark on a relaxing Rhine cruise at Boppard. Pass medieval castles and vineyards on the way to St. Goar, site of the Lorelei Rock. Dine at your Rhineland hotel this evening.

Hotel

Mercure Am Rathaus

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Hotel

Mercure Am Rathaus

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 4

Day 5

Mannheim – Munich – Innsbruck Day 5 - Mannheim – Munich – Innsbruck

Drive through the Swabian Uplands to Munich and view the Olympic Stadium and Marienplatz during your orientation. Marvel at the Golden Roof and St. Jakob's Cathedral across the border in the Tyrolean capital, Innsbruck. This evening enjoy a Regional Meal with local specialities.

Hotel

Grauer Bär

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Hotel

Grauer Bär

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Day 5

Day 6

Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights) Day 6 - Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights)

Admire the splendours of Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart. View the city's major landmarks during a walking tour with your Local Specialist including many locations used in the film 'The Sound of Music'. A scenic journey takes you towards the Danube River and the Baroque elegance of Vienna.

Hotel

Falkensteiner Wien Margareten

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Falkensteiner Wien Margareten

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 6

Day 7

Vienna Sightseeing Day 7 - Vienna Sightseeing

Wonderful views of Vienna's sights include the Opera House, the Hofburg, Stadtpark, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards on your morning sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Visit the sights of your choice during free time this afternoon. Shop on the fashionable Kärntnerstrasse or simply relax in a typical Viennese café. Perhaps consider taking an Optional Experience to Schönbrunn Palace.

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 7

Day 8

Vienna – Venice (2 Nights) Day 8 - Vienna – Venice (2 Nights)

Journey into the heart of the Austrian Alps, past the Austrian Lake District, over the Italian border to the fertile plains of the Veneto. Cross into the magical city of Venice, Queen of the Adriatic, your home for the next two nights. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Hotel

Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner with wine

Hotel

Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner with wine

Day 8

Day 9

Venice Orientation Day 9 - Venice Orientation

Discover the rich heritage of this Byzantine city during your private canal cruise to St. Mark's Square. Admire the Bridge of Sighs and the beautiful Doge's Palace. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island. Spend free time afterwards exploring or shopping. Consider an Optional Experience to the island of Burano, famous for its colourful houses.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

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 9

Day 10

Venice – Rome (2 Nights) Day 10 - Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

Cross the Po valley and journey over the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Rome, the Eternal City. This evening you might like to discover Rome's vibrant nightlife.

Hotel

Executive Style

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Executive Style

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Roman Evening with Dinner

This easy-going evening in Rome begins with a beautiful drive to see amazing city sights. We arrive at one of our favourite restaurants, where you'll enjoy a warm welcome and delicious dinner of local cuisine with drinks and music.

Adult Price: €61.00

Day 10

Day 11

Rome Sightseeing Day 11 - Rome Sightseeing

Visit St. Peter's Basilica, home of Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece the Pietà with a Local Specialist. In ancient Rome, view the Colosseum and see the Circus Maximus set in a valley below the Aventine and Palatine Hills. Consider an Optional Experience to the magnificent Sistine Chapel.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Roman Delights With Dinner

Spend an evening getting to know Rome. We’ll take you via coach where you’ll have the chance to see some of the city’s much-loved sights. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy a delicious light dinner of Italian specialities, alongside local music and drinks.

Adult Price: €47.00

Day 11

Day 12

Rome – Florence Sightseeing Day 12 - Rome – Florence Sightseeing

Admire the Tuscan landscape en route to Florence. Learn about the city's Renaissance history from your Local Specialist, who shows you the Duomo, the baptistery and a visit to Piazza della Signoria during your guided walking tour. View the majestic Ponte Vecchio bridge. Shop for high-quality leather and gold.

Hotel

Nilhotel

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Nilhotel

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 12

Day 13

Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights) Day 13 - Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights)

Drive north and see beautiful Lake Lugano. Through the Ticino region take the scenic St. Gotthard route through the Alps to the picturesque town of Lucerne. This evening consider a night out at a traditional Swiss folklore evening with cheese fondue.

Hotel

Renaissance

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Renaissance

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 13

Day 14

Lucerne Orientation Day 14 - Lucerne Orientation

Admire the sights of this medieval town on your morning orientation. Visit the poignant Lion Monument and the wooden Chapel Bridge spanning the River Reuss. Don't miss the opportunity to take an exciting mountain Optional Experience with breathtaking views. Later there is time to shop for Swiss souvenirs including watches and chocolates.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

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

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 14

Day 15

Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights) Day 15 - Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

From Lucerne over the French border and past Belfort, see the vineyards in the wine-producing Burgundy region. Arrive later in Paris where you might like to visit a world-famous Parisian Cabaret tonight.

Hotel

Pullman La Defense

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Pullman La Defense

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 15

Day 16

Paris Sightseeing Day 16 - Paris Sightseeing

The Champs Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde - see all these sights and more on your morning sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Admire stunning views across the city from the second level of the Eiffel Tower. Celebrate the end of a wonderful trip this evening with your companions at a Farewell Dinner.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Day 16

Day 17

Paris – London Day 17 - Paris – London

Drive across Northern France past the Canadian War Memorial at Vimy Ridge on the Somme battlefields. Sail from Calais to Dover and continue to London by coach where your splendid European holiday comes to an end.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 17

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Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City tour in London, Salzburg, Vienna, Rome, Florence and Paris

    • Cruise along the River Rhine

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

    • See the Lorelei Rock, Lake Lugano and the Vineyards of Burgundy

    • View the castles of the Rhine Valley, the ancient sites of Rome, the Swiss Alps and the White Cliffs of Dover

    • Visit Cologne Cathedral, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and the Eiffel Tower in Paris


What's Included

Dining

    • 16 hot buffet breakfasts

    • 5 dinners


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • 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 at your London hotel

    • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover

    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey

    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

    • Eurostar high-speed train tickets from London to Brussels

    • 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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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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    Service rating : Way too many archaeological sites included as part of the Best of Greece tour. Greece has a lot more to offer would have been great to see/experience a variety of activities. Too repetitive!Product : This was fantastic!!! A great variety of activities. Made the most of every

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    Service rating : The tour guide was amazing the hotel meals that weren't add on could have been better otherwise it was amazing Our guide through in a few amazing extras we had a group of 34 and everyone got on well The star of the trip was Peter Ansell his knowledge blew us away I would

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    Service rating : Every aspect of the trip was perfectly executed by our director, Howard! He was extremely informative and maintained a very professional manner.Product : A great balance of sightseeing and travelling! Lots of worthwhile inclusions.

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    Service rating : I was so happy with our Tour Guide Howard.He was so good.Product : It was abit rushed,could of spent a few more days in each Country.

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    Service rating : Service was excellent with informative and very helpful tour director and driver. Willing to go above and beyond their roles.Product : Busy but expected, eased by Howard's humour and encyclopaedic knowledge of Europes history, culture and sights.

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    • Your London Hotel: This trip starts and ends at our London Reception Center or the Cumberland hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
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    • Festive Celebration: Christmas and New Year Celebrations have been arranged for departures 15 December and 20 December 2017. Join us in Europe to celebrate the Festive Season.
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