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European Supreme

31 Days 11 Countries 24 Cities

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

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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.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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.
      • Double-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 traveling as part of a family group. 
      • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

      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: Discovery

      Trip code: ESUPC

      30 Nights

      accommodation

      35 Meals
      • 28 hot buffet breakfasts

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

      On-trip Transport

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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

        • Cruise along the River Rhine

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

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

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

        • 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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 28 hot buffet breakfasts

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


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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

        • Pick-up if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre

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

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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      Arrive London (2 Nights)

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      London Sightseeing

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      London – Amsterdam (2 Nights)

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      Amsterdam Orientation

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      Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Mannheim

      Innsbruck, Austria

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      Mannheim – Munich – Innsbruck

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      Innsbruck – Venice (2 Nights)

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      Venice Orientation

      Vienna, Austria

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      Venice – Vienna (2 Nights)

      St Stephens, Austria, Vienna

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      Vienna Sightseeing

      Budapest, Hungary

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      Vienna – Budapest (2 Nights)

      Castle Hill, Budapest, Hungary

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      Budapest Sightseeing

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      Budapest – Belgrade (2 Nights)

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      Belgrade Sightseeing

      Sofia, Bulgaria

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      Belgrade – Sofia Sightseeing

      Kalambaka, Greece

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      Sofia – Kalambaka

      Athens, Greece

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      Kalambaka – Delphi – Athens (4 Nights)

      Athens, Greece

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      Athens

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      Athens Sightseeing – At Sea

      Assissi, Italy

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      Ancona – Assisi

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      Assisi Sightseeing – Sorrento

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      Sorrento – Pompeii – Rome (2 Nights)

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      Rome Sightseeing

      Florence, Italy

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      Rome – Florence Sightseeing

      Engelberg, Switzerland

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      Florence – Engelberg (2 Nights)

      Lucerne, Switzerland

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      Lucerne Orientation

      Paris, France

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      Engelberg – Paris (2 Nights)

      Paris, France

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      Paris Sightseeing

      Paris, France

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      Depart Paris

      Day 1

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

      Welcome to London. After check-in, take a leisurely stroll through the city or relax and look forward to your wonderful adventure.

      Hotel

      Cumberland

      Meals

      Hotel

      Cumberland

      Meals

      Day 1

      Day 2

      London Sightseeing Day 2 - London Sightseeing

      See a host of major attractions during your morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Spend the afternoon exploring on your own or shopping.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      London – Amsterdam (2 Nights) Day 3 - London – Amsterdam (2 Nights)

      This morning meet your Travel Director before leaving London. 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

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Mercure City

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Amsterdam Orientation Day 4 - Amsterdam Orientation

      Explore the fascinating maritime history, tree-lined canals and gabled façades of Amsterdam on an orientation of the city's charming 17th century canal ring district. Learn about Dutch diamond heritage and traditions, visiting a diamond polishing factory for a Cultural Insight into diamond cutting. Enjoy the rich aromas and flavours of Dutch cheese this afternoon in Volendam where we enjoy a Cultural Insight into traditional cheese-making and the crafting of Holland's characteristic wooden clogs.

      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: €63.00

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Mannheim Day 5 - Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Mannheim

      We cross the German border and board a cruise in Boppard. Journeying along the mighty Rhine past vineyard-clad hills and fairy-tale medieval castles, we disembark in St. Goar, avoiding the allure of the legendary Lorelei. We travel past the university city of Heidelberg to admire its magnificent ruined sandstone castle which stands imposingly overlooking the scenic Neckar River.

      Hotel

      Mercure am Rathaus

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Mercure am Rathaus

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Mannheim – Munich – Innsbruck Day 6 - Mannheim – Munich – Innsbruck

      Arriving in the Bavarian capital of Munich today, we see the Hofbrauhaus, City Hall and iconic Marienplatz with its charming Glockenspiel. Crossing the Austrian border, we arrive in Innsbruck for an orientation that will include views of St. Jakob's Cathedral and Emperor Maximilian I's glittering Golden Roof. This evening, consider a rousing evening of Tyrolean entertainment.

      Hotel

      Hotel Innsbruck

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Hotel Innsbruck

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      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: €44.00

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      Day 7

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

      Cross the snow-capped Alps to Italy today, travelling via the Brenner Pass to Venice, where you will join your travel companions for a delicious 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

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      Day 8

      Venice Orientation Day 8 - Venice Orientation

      Glide through the waters of the Adriatic by private launch arriving in the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square. Delve into the unique history of this beautiful Byzantine city, see the ornate Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Square and the famous Bridge of Sighs before gaining a Cultural Insight into the centuries-old tradition of Venetian glassblowing. Spend the rest of your afternoon exploring in the labyrinthine calle of this city of islands.

      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 8

      Day 9

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

      Journey through the Veneto plains, across the Styrian Alps and to Austria's imperial capital of Vienna. Celebrate the city's iconic reputation as the world's music capital and perhaps consider an evening Optional Experience including dinner and entertainment.

      Hotel

      Hilton Danube Waterfront

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Hilton Danube Waterfront

      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: €61.00

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Vienna Sightseeing Day 10 - Vienna Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist on an exploration of this elegant capital, including views of the State Opera House, St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Hofburg, once the home of the powerful Habsburg Dynasty. Spend the rest of your day at leisure, soaking up the cosy coffee culture or visiting such iconic sights as the Schonbrunn Palace with its exquisite gardens. This evening, perhaps indulge in Vienna's intoxicating musical talent, enjoying a concert of classical music at one of the city's concert halls, churches or palaces.

      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 sparkling wine 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: €42.00

      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 sparkling wine during the interval.

      Adult Price: €54.00

      Day 10

      Day 11

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

      Our love affair with the Danube continues into Hungary where we explore the medieval city of Győr with its exquisite Baroque architecture and historic city centre. We journey to Budapest, the Paris of the East. This evening, relax in the soothing Széchenyi Baths as the sun sets, walk along the glittering Chain Bridge from Buda to Pest, or consider a scenic Danube river cruise including a selection of hearty Hungarian fare.

      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: €61.00

      Day 11

      Day 12

      Budapest Sightseeing Day 12 - Budapest Sightseeing

      Join your Local Specialist this morning for a fascinating sightseeing tour of Budapest. See the Great Synagogue, the Chain Bridge and visit Fishermen's Bastion on the banks of the Danube in the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district. Admire spectacular views of Pest, including the magnificent Parliament building, one of the largest in the world. This evening we join the Schieszl family for a delicious Be My Guest meal and hear the story of their winery, which doubled as a hiding place during WWII for a Jewish friend who was fleeing Nazi persecution.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      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: €49.00

      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: €43.00

      Day 12

      Day 13

      Budapest – Belgrade (2 Nights) Day 13 - Budapest – Belgrade (2 Nights)

      We visit the vibrant city of Szeged famous for its open-air plays, youthful exuberance and the Votive church, before crossing the border to Serbia and its capital, Belgrade. Dine tonight at your hotel, then take to the city's streets. Soak up the lively atmosphere on Skadarlija Street, watch the city lights glisten on Belgrade Lake or enjoy a relaxing evening cruise on the Danube.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 13

      Day 14

      Belgrade Sightseeing Day 14 - Belgrade Sightseeing

      A Local Specialist will share the sights of the Serbian capital today, including the ancient Belgrade Fortress and bohemian Skadarlija district. Spend this afternoon at leisure delving into the fascinating life of Nikola Tesla, relaxing at Ada Ciganlija with the locals or perhaps 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 14

      Day 15

      Belgrade – Sofia Sightseeing Day 15 - Belgrade – Sofia Sightseeing

      Travelling south, we see the 18th century Turkish Fortress in Niš, before crossing into Bulgaria and arriving in the capital, Sofia. We join a Local Specialist this afternoon to explore a city that bridges Europe and the East, with a history that spans millennia. Admire views of the gold-domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral at the highest point of the city, spending the evening at leisure.

      Hotel

      Anel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Anel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 15

      Day 16

      Sofia – Kalambaka Day 16 - Sofia – Kalambaka

      Departing Sofia this morning, we travel to Greece enjoying views of the scenic Plains of Thessaly en route to Kalambaka with its breathtaking Meteora monasteries that cling impressively to immense, rounded rock towers.

      Hotel

      Amalia/Grand Meteora/Meteora

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Amalia/Grand Meteora/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 16

      Day 17

      Kalambaka – Delphi – Athens (4 Nights) Day 17 - Kalambaka – Delphi – Athens (4 Nights)

      We journey across the fertile Thessaly region and see the battle site at Thermopylae, where the heroic Leonidas and brave Spartans battled against the invading Persians. We arrive at the centre of the world and Mount Parnossos, joining a Local Specialist to explore the ancient sanctuary of Delphi and seat of the most important oracle in the ancient classical world. Wander through the centuries-old ruins of the Sacred Way to the 5th century Temple of Apollo and marvel at the site where athletes once competed in the Pythian Games held in honour of Apollo and the Arts. We arrive in Athens this evening.

      Hotel

      Divani Palace Acropolis/Metropolitan/Amalia

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Divani Palace Acropolis/Metropolitan/Amalia

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Traditional Greek Taverna Meal With Entertainment

      This is an evening excursion to a taverna in the centre of Athens. Enjoy excellent traditional Greek food in a lively atmosphere while being entertained by 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, guests are more than welcome to stay on in the taverna, to join in with the local residents! (Casual dress)

      Adult Price: €55.00

      Day 17

      Day 18

      Athens Day 18 - Athens

      Spend the day discovering the birthplace of democracy - a centre for the arts, learning and philosophy. Meander through the tiny, colourful alleyways of Plaka, join Athenians for a noisy coffee stop at an open-air café or consider embarking on our three-day Aegean Cruise.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 18

      Day 19

      Athens Day 19 - Athens

      Today is yours to embrace the spirited atmosphere of the Greek capital. Venture by funicular to Mount Lycabettus for the most magnificent views of the sprawling city below, watch the pageantry of the changing of the Evzoni or join an Optional Experience.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      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: €70.00

      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: €65.00

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      Day 20

      Athens Day 20 - Athens

      Soak up the sights, sounds and smells of the bustling Central Market this morning, admire the remarkable antiquities and remnants of ancient Greece at the fascinating Acropolis Museum or wander through the colourful stalls of Monastiraki Square on your final day exploring Athens.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      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: €70.00

      Day 20

      Day 21

      Athens Sightseeing – At Sea Day 21 - Athens Sightseeing – At Sea

      Travel to the heart of ancient Athens, back to a time of philosophers and great thinkers. Join a Local Specialist to marvel at the ancient Acropolis, see the Parthenon, dedicated to the goddess Athena, and view the stadium where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. We cross the Corinth Canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea and board our overnight ferry in Patras en route to Italy.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 21

      Day 22

      Ancona – Assisi Day 22 - Ancona – Assisi

      Spend today worshipping the sunshine, as we sail up the dramatic Adriatic coast towards Ancona. This evening we arrive in the mystical medieval town of Assisi, the home and final resting place of beloved St. Francis.

      Hotel

      Grand Dei Congressi

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Grand Dei Congressi

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 22

      Day 23

      Assisi Sightseeing – Sorrento Day 23 - Assisi Sightseeing – Sorrento

      Join your Local Specialist today to delve into the heritage of St. Francis and enjoy a sightseeing tour to see the Basilica that bears his name. We pass the Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino before arriving in the sophisticated seaside retreat of 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 23

      Day 24

      Sorrento – Pompeii – Rome (2 Nights) Day 24 - Sorrento – Pompeii – Rome (2 Nights)

      We join a Local Specialist in Pompeii to hear the story of this remarkable ancient Roman settlement that was buried in ash following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Meandering through the green and golden countryside of Lazio, we arrive in Rome, the Eternal City this evening.

      Hotel

      V99/Barcelo Aran Mantegna

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      V99/Barcelo Aran Mantegna

      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 24

      Day 25

      Rome Sightseeing Day 25 - Rome Sightseeing

      Arrive in the centre of Christianity, the Vatican City. Experience a Cultural Insight when you ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by famous architect Donato Bramante with your Local Specialist, admire Michelangelo's exquisite frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica, before crossing the Tiber to visit the Colosseum. Spend the afternoon as you wish, sitting on the Spanish Steps or indulging in a cappuccino on the Piazza Navona. This evening we enjoy a delicious Regional Meal in Rome.

      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

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      Day 26

      Rome – Florence Sightseeing Day 26 - Rome – Florence Sightseeing

      Journeying north through the beautiful landscapes of Umbria and Tuscany, we arrive in the Renaissance city of Florence. Join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of some of the city's iconic sites. View Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery with its renowned bronze doors, and visit Piazza della Signoria. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or perhaps shop for high-quality gold and leather for which the city is famous.

      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 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 26

      Day 27

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

      Travel north across the snow-capped Alps into Switzerland, past beautiful Lake Lugano, meandering along the scenic St. Gotthard route into central Switzerland. We spend the next two nights in the popular winter sports resort town of Engelberg.

      Hotel

      H+ Hotel & Spa

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      H+ Hotel & Spa

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 27

      Day 28

      Lucerne Orientation Day 28 - Lucerne Orientation

      The picturesque lakeside setting of Lucerne is ours to explore today. Pay tribute to the brave Swiss Guard at the Lion Monument and wander along the wooden Chapel Bridge with its exquisite ceiling. Spend the rest of the day ambling through the medieval streets and admiring the painted façades, or perhaps embark on an Operational Experience up one of the surrounding peaks.

      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 by cog-wheel train to Mount Pilatus’ summit, where you’ll have time to explore, admire the views, and breathe the pure air. Then, we’ll descent by cable-car to enjoy a scenic lake cruise. On certain departures this Optional may be operated in reverse.

      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 28

      Day 29

      Engelberg – Paris (2 Nights) Day 29 - Engelberg – Paris (2 Nights)

      We cross into France and traverse the rolling Burgundy vineyards en route to the glittering capital of Paris. The City of Light shines brightly tonight as you explore the grand boulevards and quaint cobblestone lanes on your terms. Enjoy dinner at a cosy bistro or consider attending a colourful Parisian Cabaret performance.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza Neuilly

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza Neuilly

      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

      One of the oldest and most elegant revue theatres in Paris, Nouvelle Eve is a hidden gem, where you’ll meet the Director and two of the cast members before enjoying a four-course dinner with wine. You will then experience unparalleled Parisian entertainment – including the world-famous Can-Can.

      Adult Price: €139.00

      Day 29

      Day 30

      Paris Sightseeing Day 30 - Paris Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist today for an informative sightseeing tour of the French capital. Enjoy views of the iconic Paris skyline from the second level of the Eiffel Tower, drive along the Champs Élysées and see the Place de la Concorde. This evening, we celebrate an epic European voyage with newfound friends and our Travel Director 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 the epitome of Gothic architecture. Afterwards, 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: €33.00

      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: €38.00

      Day 30

      Day 31

      Depart Paris Day 31 - Depart Paris

      Today bid farewell to your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your holiday. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      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

      One of the oldest and most elegant revue theatres in Paris, Nouvelle Eve is a hidden gem, where you’ll meet the Director and two of the cast members before enjoying a four-course dinner with wine. You will then experience unparalleled Parisian entertainment – including the world-famous Can-Can.

      Adult Price: €139.00

      Day 31

      Available Departures

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      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Be My Guest
        Join the Schieszl family for hearty Hungarian fare and the story of their winery, which doubled as a hiding place during WWII for a Jewish friend who was fleeing Nazi persecution

      • Cultural Insight
        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 Treasure
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

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

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

        • Cruise along the River Rhine

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

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

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

        • 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


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      Dining

        • 28 hot buffet breakfasts

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


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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

        • Pick-up if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre

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

        • 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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      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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