Trafalgar Tours | Grand European Summer 2017

Tick all the boxes with this grand exploration of Europe - one region, a myriad of flavours for you to enjoy.

Wander through 17th century Bruges, the choppy waterways of picturesque Amsterdam and medieval Rhineland. From Pompeii to the Eternal City of Rome, Florence to the sophisticated Promenade des Anglais in Nice, get under the skin of Europe.

Tour Operator: Trafalgar Tours
  • What's Included

    • 20 hot buffet breakfasts
    • 8 dinners
  • Pricing

    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 – Bruges

    Greetings from your Travel Director. Drive to Dover, cross to France by ferry and continue by road into Belgium. Explore the beautiful medieval town of Bruges with its cobbled streets and canals. This evening join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception including dinner and drinks.Welcome Reception


    Day 2 - Bruges – Amsterdam

    This morning travel through Belgium and into The Netherlands. Arrive in Amsterdam and enjoy an included cruise on the canals of the city. Visit a renowned diamond factory for a Cultural Insight into the cutting and polishing of these precious gemstones.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 3 - Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland

    Today travel into Germany. Arrive at Boppard for a Rhine cruise past medieval ruins to St. Goar. Admire the magnificent sandstone castle at Heidelberg on the way to your Rhineland hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner


    Day 4 - Rhineland – Black Forest – Rhine Falls – Lucerne (2 Nights)

    Drive through the Black Forest in south-west Germany to the Swiss border. Marvel at the dramatic Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, the biggest waterfall in Europe.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 5 - Lucerne Orientation

    See the poignant Lion Monument and the 14th century wooden Chapel Bridge spanning the River Reuss during your orientation. In your free time consider joining an exhilarating mountain and cruise Optional Experience. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner


    Day 6 - Lucerne – Liechtenstein – Innsbruck

    Visit Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein. Cross into Austria and follow the Arlberg route through the Tyrol to Innsbruck where you see the Golden Roof during your orientation tour.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 7 - Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights)

    In Salzburg, Mozart's birthplace, explore the city on a walking tour with a Local Specialist and see locations that featured in The Sound of Music. Arrive in Vienna, your home for the next two nights.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 8 - Vienna Sightseeing

    Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of Vienna. View the State Opera House, the Hofburg, City Hall, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards. This evening you might like to experience a concert of Viennese music.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 9 - Vienna – Venice (2 Nights)

    A scenic drive through the Austrian Lake District and across the Italian border brings you to the Byzantine city of Venice.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 10 - Venice Orientation

    Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square and see the delights of this magical city including the Bridge of Sighs and the Doge's Palace. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island. Afterwards you are free to explore on your own. Consider a cruise to the Island of Burano for a delicious traditional meal.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 11 - Venice – Assisi

    Travel south to Assisi on the slopes of Mount Subasio. See the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and St. Francis' Basilica during your included walking tour with a Local Specialist. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine


    Day 12 - Assisi – Pompeii – Sorrento

    Pass Monte Cassino en route to the Bay of Naples. Your Local Specialist reveals the unique history of Pompeii during an included walking tour. Dine tonight at your hotel in Sorrento.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine


    Day 13 - Sorrento – Isle of Capri – Rome (2 Nights)

    Take a ferry to the enchanting Isle of Capri and enjoy a guided walking tour with a Local Specialist of the main town. Spend free time exploring before sailing back to the mainland. Arrive later in Rome, the Eternal City.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 14 - Rome – Vatican Experience

    Enjoy your morning at leisure exploring the magnificent historic sites of Rome. This afternoon, gain priority access via a dedicated VIP line to the Vatican Museums where a Local Specialist will take you on a guided tour. Admire Michelangelo's magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel when it is less crowded and meet an official representative of the Vatican Museums during your private guided tour of the Missionary Ethnological Museum. Enjoy an exclusive after hour's dinner at the museum in the midst of three centuries of Vatican art, history and antiquities.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal


    Day 15 - Rome – Florence Sightseeing

    Travel to the Renaissance city of Florence. Your Local Specialist shows you views of the marble Duomo, the Baptistery and the picturesque Ponte Vecchio bridge, as well as visiting Piazza della Signoria during your included walking tour.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine


    Day 16 - Florence – Pisa – Monaco – Nice (2 Nights)

    Admire the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Cross the French border to the magnificent Riviera and stop in the Principality of Monaco. Enjoy an orientation drive along the Promenade des Anglais and see Place Massena upon your arrival in Nice.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 17 - Nice – St. Paul De Vence Excursion

    Explore the medieval hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence, a destination for artists. Visit a local perfumery before returning to Nice. Spend the rest of the day relaxing on the beach, shopping in fashionable boutiques or take a stroll along the Promenade des Anglais.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 18 - Nice – Avignon – Beaune

    Head north through scenic countryside to Avignon. Your orientation walk includes views of the Papal Palace and the famous Pont d'Avignon. Later arrive in Beaune, one of the country's most important wine centres. See the ancient walls and old town square before arriving at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 19 - Beaune – Paris (2 Nights)

    From the wine capital of Burgundy to the capital of France, you make your way to Paris. Why not take the opportunity to experience a cabaret tonight?Buffet Breakfast


    Day 20 - Paris Sightseeing

    See the Champs Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde during your sightseeing of the city with a Local Specialist. Marvel at the skyline from the second level of the Eiffel Tower. Later enjoy free time in this city. Celebrate the end of your trip with your companions at a Farewell Dinner with wine in a local restaurant.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner


    Day 21 - Paris – London

    Say 'au revoir' to Paris as you travel to the coast. Sail from Calais to Dover where you see the famous White Cliffs. Arrive later in London and bid farewell to your fellow travellers at the end of a memorable holiday.Buffet Breakfast


    Grand European Summer 2017
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