Trafalgar Tours | Traditional Europe Summer 2017

A kaleidoscope of changing scenery, from the foothills of the imposing Dolomite Mountains to the elegance of the French Riviera - all yours to enjoy.

Explore the romantic rolling landscapes of Tuscany, the tragic ruins of Pompeii, the vineyards of Frascati and the beautiful Rhone Valley - charming villages and celebrated cities like Amsterdam, Rome, Nice and Paris all en route.


Tour Operator: Trafalgar Tours
  • What's Included

    • 17 hot buffet breakfasts
    • 8 dinners
  • Pricing

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        (Twin)
    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,423 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,486 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,625 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,625 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,625 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,648 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,648 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,648 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,648 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,558 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,558 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,513 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,513 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,513 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,513 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,513 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,513 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,513 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,666 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,666 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,666 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,625 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,625 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,486 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $5,603 for this departure

    Please note: while prices are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and currency surcharges may apply.Please check price at time of booking
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam

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

     

    Day 2 - Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Rhineland

    Cross into Germany and stop to view Cologne Cathedral. Embark on a scenic Rhine cruise from Boppard, past magical castles and steep vineyards to St. Goar, site of the Lorelei Rock. Arrive later at your Rhineland hotel where you dine tonight.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

     

    Day 3 - Rhineland – Heidelberg – Colmar – Engelberg (2 Nights)

    View the impressive Heidelberg Castle overlooking the scenic River Neckar. Enjoy an orientation of Colmar before continuing your journey through the Alsace vineyards and across the Swiss border at Basel to Engelberg. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

     

    Day 4 - Lucerne Excursion

    View the Lion Monument in Lucerne, built to commemorate the Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI, and the famous wooden Chapel Bridge. Spend free time shopping for delicious chocolates before returning to scenic Engelberg.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 5 - Engelberg – Liechtenstein – Innsbruck

    Admire splendid Alpine scenery en route to the Principality of Liechtenstein stopping in the capital, Vaduz. Cross the border into Austria and follow the Arlberg route through the Tyrol to Innsbruck. View the famous Golden Roof during your orientation of this beautiful town.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 6 - Innsbruck – Venice (2 Nights)

    Cross the 620-foot high Europa Bridge, follow the Brenner Pass into Italy through the foothills of the Dolomite Mountains to the magical city of Venice. This evening consider taking a gondola ride along the city's romantic network of canals while listening to Italian melodies.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine

     

    Day 7 - Venice Orientation

    Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square and hear the unique history of this beautiful Byzantine city. View the famous Bridge of Sighs and the ornate Doge's Palace. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island. Spend the afternoon exploring on your own. You might like to take a cruise around the lagoon or shop for souvenirs in the 'calle'.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 8 - Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

    Travel over the Apennine hills through Tuscany and Umbria, and arrive in Rome, the Eternal City. Tonight, why not experience 'la dolce vita' at a pavement café?Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 9 - Rome Sightseeing

    Discover the treasures of St. Peter's Basilica including Michelangelo's Pietà with your Local Specialist. Cross the Tiber to see the ancient sites of Rome. See the mighty Colosseum. Enjoy views of the Circus Maximus, former site of chariot racing. Perhaps visit the Sistine Chapel in your free time or shop for the latest fashions on the Via del Corso.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 10 - Rome – Pompeii – Sorrento

    Enjoy a scenic drive through the vineyards of Frascati into the Campania region. Meet your Local Specialist for a walking tour of the excavations at Pompeii. Later arrive in Sorrento.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine

     

    Day 11 - Sorrento – Capri – Assisi

    Take the ferry across the sea to the beautiful Isle of Capri. A funicular railway brings you to Capri town where you discover the sights during your walking tour with a Local Specialist. View the restored Abbey of Monte Cassino, perched high on a rocky hill. Arrive later in Assisi to view St. Francis' Basilica featuring spectacular frescoes by Giotto during your orientation.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine

     

    Day 12 - Assisi – Florence Sightseeing

    Travel through Umbria and Tuscany to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Your Local Specialist shows you the sights including views of the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio bridge as well as visiting Piazza della Signoria during your included walking tour.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 13 - Florence – Pisa – Monaco – Nice (2 Nights)

    Admire the Leaning Tower of Pisa, one of the oldest structures in the Square of Miracles and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Monaco and see the famous Monte Carlo Casino.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 14 - Nice – St. Paul De Vence Excursion

    Explore St. Paul de Vence, one of the oldest medieval towns in the French Riviera which attracts many artists. Visit a historic perfumery nearby before returning to Nice.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 15 - Nice – Avignon – Lyon

    See the papal city of Avignon on the River Rhône. Admire the broken bridge − the famous Pont d'Avignon − and the magnificent Papal Palace. Enjoy an orientation tour of Lyon including views of Fourvière Hill and Place Bellecour.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine

     

    Day 16 - Lyon – Beaune – Paris (2 Nights)

    Cross the beautiful Rhône Valley. Visit the charming village of Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy and home to one of the key wines of France. This evening in Paris consider a trip to one of the city's most famous cabaret shows.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 17 - Paris Sightseeing

    Your sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes the Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe. Admire the skyline from the second level of the Eiffel Tower with an included visit. Celebrate with your companions and Travel Director this evening at a Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

     

    Day 18 - Paris – London

    Say 'au revoir' to Paris as you travel to Calais. Board your ferry to Dover. See the famous White Cliffs before returning to London at the end of this memorable holiday.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Traditional Europe Summer 2017
*Terms and Conditions
Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are per person share twin based on best available tour price, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Tour deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions may apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry.
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