Traditional Europe Summer 2019

Tour Type: Discoveries
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2019

A kaleidoscope of changing scenery, from the foothills of the Dolomites to the elegance of the French Riviera. Explore Tuscany, the tragic ruins of Pompeii and beautiful Rhone Valley.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in London, Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Florence and Paris
  • ORIENTATION of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Colmar, Lucerne, Innsbruck, Venice, Sorrento, Assisi, Pisa, Monaco, Nice, Avignon and Lyon
  • VISIT Vaduz - the capital of Liechtenstein, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, Monaco, Saint-Paul de Vence, Beaune and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
  • CRUISE along the Rhine River and to the Isle of Capri
  • VIEW Cologne Cathedral, the ancient sites in Rome and Lion Monument in Lucerne, the Eiffel Tower and the White Cliffs of Dover
  • SEE the Lorelei Rock in Rhine Valley, Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino and the Vineyards of Burgundy
Dining Highlights
  • 19 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 2 dinners
  • 5 dinners with local wine
First class 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 Dover to Calais
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Eurostar high-speed train 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

Call (941) 745-1880 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14237231

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2019
Duration
20 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonArrive London (2 Nights): Welcome to the vibrant capital that is London, your home for the next two nights. Spend the day exploring the pomp and pageantry of a city that effortlessly combines old and new.
The Tower
Day 2LondonLondon Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a Local Specialist this morning for a tour of the iconic sites of London, including Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Your afternoon is at leisure to go shopping on Carnaby Street, visit one of the captivating museums or wander along the Thames watching ambitious Londoners go about on their day-to-day. Full Breakfast
Day 3AmsterdamLondon - Eurostar? - Brussels - Amsterdam: All the highlights of Europe lie ahead on this epic journey from England to Austria, Italy to France. Meet your Travel Director this morning before boarding the Eurostar? for a high-speed train journey to Brussels. Drive through the lush Belgian and Dutch countryside to Amsterdam. Board a glass-topped boat for a Welcome Reception canal cruise, including a light dinner and welcome drink as you navigate the city's labyrinthine canals lined with centuries-old gabled facades. Full Breakfast, Welcome Reception
WestCord Fashion
Day 4RhinelandAmsterdam - Cologne - Rhine Cruise - Rhineland: Travel east, crossing the border into Germany bound for Cologne. Here, you'll see the iconic twin spires of its imposing Cathedral, said to be the final resting place of the Three Wise Men. We cruise from Boppard and St. Goar along the mighty Rhine, lined with medieval villages and castles that cling to the hills. This evening, we stay in the Rhinelands and enjoy dinner at our hotel. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Maritim Darmstadt
Day 5EngelbergRhineland - Heidelberg - Colmar - Engelberg (2 Nights): The imposing ruins of Heidelberg Castle feature on our drive through this vibrant university city en route to the quaint medieval town of Colmar where we will enjoy an orientation before continuing our journey through the picturesque vineyards of Alsace. Our home the next two nights is the stunning mountain retreat of Engelberg where we will dine in our hotel tonight before continuing our journey through Switzerland tomorrow.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Schweizerhof
Day 6EngelbergLucerne Excursion: Spend the day exploring Lucerne. Pay tribute to the Swiss Guard who lost their lives defending Louise XVI during the French Revolution at the mournful Lion Monument, then admire the splendour of the flower-lined Chapel Bridge with its 17th-century paintings. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or consider joining an Optional Experience up one of the nearby peaks for spectacular panoramic views before returning to Engelberg. Buffet Breakfast
Day 7InnsbruckEngelberg - Liechtenstein - Innsbruck: Admire rugged Alpine scenery en route to the Principality of Liechtenstein, stopping in its capital, Vaduz. Cross the Austrian border and continue along the Arlberg route for a journey filled with pinch-me moments. Snow-capped mountains surround you as you travel through the Tyrol to Innsbruck. Visit the Old Town where you'll see the famous Golden Roof completed in 1500 for Emperor Maximilian I to mark his wedding. Buffet Breakfast
Grauer Bar
Day 8VeniceInnsbruck - Venice (2 Nights): Cross the extraordinary Europa Bridge, rising almost 200 metres above the Wipp Valley, following the Brenner Pass past alpine pastures and pine-clad peaks into Italy and the magical island city of Venice. Spend this evening at leisure, gliding by gondola through the city's canals, enjoying a Campari spritz in a quiet piazza or watching the sun set over the romantic Grand Canal. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Quattro Fontane
Day 9VeniceVenice Orientation and Free Time: 'Dive Into Culture' and witness the centuries-old tradition of Venetian glassmaking. Board a private launch for your journey through the canals of Venice to St. Mark's Square. Here, we'll gain a deeper understanding of the city's centuries-old history and view the ornate Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs. Spend the afternoon getting lost in Venice. Consider a cruise around the lagoon, zigzag up the le Mercerie shopping street or admire the city's Renaissance architecture.Buffet Breakfast
Day 10RomeVenice - Rome (2 Nights): Travel over the green and golden landscapes of the Apennine hills through beautiful Tuscany and Umbria, arriving in Rome where you'll spend the next two nights. This evening is yours to embrace la dolce vita. Relax in the Piazza Navona with an espresso, sit on the Spanish Steps or savour a tasty gelato. Buffet Breakfast
Cardinal St Peter
Day 11RomeRome Sightseeing and Free Time: Delve into the treasures of the Vatican with a Local Specialist who will take you on a sightseeing tour through St. Peter's Basilica to see Michelangelo's sorrowful Pieta. Cross the Tiber into Ancient Rome to see the mighty Colosseum where brave gladiators once fought to the applause of exhilarated spectators, then enjoy views of Circus Maximus which once hosted chariot races. The rest of the day is yours to explore the sights and sounds of the capital of the world. Ramble through Rome's grand boulevards, shop up a storm on the Via del Corso or perhaps take an Optional Excursion to see Michelangelo's beautiful frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Buffet Breakfast
Day 12SorrentoRome - Pompeii - Sorrento: Enjoy a scenic drive through the vineyards of Frascati into the Campania region where we'll meet a Local Specialist who will share the tragic story of Pompeii, a city buried in ash and lost for centuries following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. We arrive in the sophisticated seaside retreat of Sorrento this evening where we will spend the night. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Johanna Park
Day 13AssisiSorrento - Capri - Assisi: Cross the deep blue waters of the Bay of Naples to the beautiful Isle of Capri, ascending by funiculare to Capri Town where we will join our Local Specialist for a walking tour. Travelling north, we view the restored Abbey of Monte Cassino, the site of a bloody World War II battle, arriving later in mystical Assisi to vie w the Basilica of St. Francis featuring spectacular frescoes by Giotto. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Casa Leonori
Day 14FlorenceAssisi - Florence Sightseeing: Beautiful Tuscan and Umbrian landscapes that have inspired painters and poets for centuries follow our journey to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. We join a Local Specialist on an included walking tour to see the city's spectacular heritage, architecture and open-air art, including views of the marble Duomo and 400-year- old Ponte Vecchio. Visit the Piazza della Signoria, Florence's political hub centuries ago, and learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft. Buffet Breakfast
Grand Mediterraneo
Day 15French RivieraFlorence - Pisa - Monaco - French Riviera (2 Nights): Journey to Pisa and its Square of Miracles to see the Leaning Tower and its imposing Baptistery. Leaving the sights, sounds and flavours of Italy behind, we visit the playground of Monaco and see Monte Carlo Casino before arriving on the French Riviera, our home for the next two nights. Buffet Breakfast
Novotel Aeroport Cap 3000
Day 16French RivieraFrench Riviera - Saint-Paul de Vence Excursion: Tread in the footsteps of famous French actors and artists who for centuries have regarded the medieval town of Saint-Paul de Vence as a haven. We'll 'Dive Into Culture' next during an aromatic visit to the historic Fragonard perfumery to learn how intoxicating French fragrances are crafted. Buffet Breakfast
Day 17LyonFrench Riviera - Avignon - Lyon: Visit what was once the centre of Christendom in the Middle Ages, the papal city of Avignon. Here, you will see the Palais des Papes, the Cathedral and famous Pont d'Avignon, which have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 'Connect With Locals' next, joining Poppy Salinger on the banks of the Sorgue for a Provencal Be My Guest lunch. Hear stories about her famous husband before travelling to the historically strategic city of Lyon on the Rhone. Enjoy an orientation tour including views of Fourviere Hill, the "hill that prays", and the impressive Place Bellecour before spending the evening at leisure.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch
Mercure Centre Saxe Lafayette
Day 18ParisLyon - Beaune - Paris (2 Nights): Visit Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy, before continuing north to Paris. The evening is yours to indulge in the sophistication and splendour of the City of Lights. Enjoy a dinner cruise along the magical Seine, stroll through Montmartre or consider a trip to one of the city's most famous cabaret shows revealing French pageantry. Buffet Breakfast
Melia La Defense
Day 19ParisParis Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a Local Specialist to see the sights and sounds of Paris, including the grand Champs Elysees and the Eiffel Tower. Visit the world-famous Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. Our epic European adventure near its end, join your Travel Director and newfound friends for a Farewell Dinner this evening. Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 20Depart ParisDepart Paris: Today bid adieu to your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your memorable holiday. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
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04/21/2019$5,675.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
04/28/2019$5,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/05/2019$5,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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05/19/2019$5,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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06/23/2019$5,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
06/30/2019$5,775.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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09/01/2019$5,750.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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    Tour Type: DiscoveriesBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2019A kaleidoscope of changing scenery, from the foothills of the Dolomites to the elegance of the French Riviera. Explore Tuscany, the tragic ruins of Pompeii and beautiful Rhone Valley.

 
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