Trafalgar Tours | Great European Summer 2017

From the spiritual hubs of the Vatican and Lourdes to the glitz and glamour of Monaco, Cannes and the Isle of Capri, explore Europe's man-made triumphs and feats of nature. Tune into the Mozart melodies of Austria, admire Gaudi's Art Nouveau fantasies in Barcelona and sun yourself in Sorrento, with visits to Munich, Vienna and Paris along the way.

Tour Operator: Trafalgar Tours
  • What's Included

    • 26 hot buffet breakfasts.
    • 10 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 – Paris (2 Nights)

    A warm welcome from your Travel Director. Travel by ferry from Dover to Calais and across World War I battlefields, catch a glimpse of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy Ridge before arriving in Paris. This evening get to know your companions and Travel Director at a Welcome Reception including dinner and drinks. Afterwards enjoy a wonderful evening drive which will introduce some of the sights of this magical city to you.Welcome Reception


    Day 2 - Paris Sightseeing

    Admire panoramic views of the city from the second level of the Eiffel Tower. Drive along the Champs Elysees to the Arc de Triomphe on your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Discover the delights of the city on your own this afternoon.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 3 - Paris – Chartres – Bordeaux

    Visit Chartres Cathedral, renowned for its stained glass windows. Journey south to the wine region of Bordeaux where you spend the night.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine


    Day 4 - Bordeaux – Biarritz ��� Lourdes

    Visit Biarritz, the elegant surfing resort. Enjoy the scenery en route to Lourdes in the Pyrénées. Marvel at the Rosary Basilica and visit St. Bernadette's grotto.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine


    Day 5 - Lourdes – Madrid (2 Nights)

    Cross the Somosierra Pass to Madrid, the highest capital in Europe.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 6 - Madrid Sightseeing

    Marvel at the city's most important landmarks on your morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist including views of the Royal Palace and Plaza de España. Enjoy an included visit to the Prado Museum with its vast collection. Later consider an Optional Experience to the fascinating city of Toledo.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 7 - Madrid – Barcelona (2 Nights)

    Pass Guadalajara, the Gorges of Jalon and Aragon en route to Barcelona.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 8 - Barcelona Sightseeing

    Your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist features a visit to the old cathedral and views of Gaudi's Art Nouveau fantasies. Tonight why not experience a fiery flamenco show and a delicious Spanish buffet?Buffet Breakfast


    Day 9 - Barcelona – Perfumery Excursion - Cannes (2 Nights)

    Pass by mountains head south to the South of France, with a guided visit to Fragonard Perfumery. Arrive later at the picturesque town of Cannes, home to the annual Cannes Film Festival.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 10 - Cannes

    Free time in Cannes today, why not relax at the beach, or take an optional trip to the glamorous hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence?Buffet Breakfast


    Day 11 - Cannes – Monaco – Pisa – Florence

    See the Royal Palace in Monaco and the cathedral where Princess Grace is buried. Pass Genoa, Columbus' birthplace, to Pisa where you view the incredible Leaning Tower. Spend the night in the Renaissance city of Florence.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine


    Day 12 - Florence Sightseeing – Assisi Sightseeing

    Admire the many wonders of Florence on your guided walking tour including views of the Duomo, Baptistery and Ponte Vecchio bridge. Visit Piazza della Signoria and enjoy an included visit to the Academy of Fine Arts to see Michelangelo's statue of David with a Local Specialist. Later travel to Assisi where you visit the Basilica of St. Francis with a Local Specialist.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine


    Day 13 - Assisi – Pompeii – Sorrento (2 Nights)

    This morning travel south towards Naples and stop in Pompeii to enjoy a walking tour with a Local Specialist of the excavations before arriving in Sorrento.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 14 - Excursion to the Isle Of Capri

    Explore the enchanting Isle of Capri on your guided walking tour with a Local Specialist. See the Piazzetta and the Faraglioni rocks. Cruise back to Sorrento and enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening with your companions.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine


    Day 15 - Sorrento – Rome (2 Nights)

    This morning leave the coastal town of Sorrento and drive north to the historic capital of Italy, Rome the eternal city.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 16 - Rome Sightseeing

    Visit the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican with a Local Specialist. Enjoy views of the ancient sites including the mighty Colosseum and Circus Maximus. Spend free time exploring - don't forget to try the delicious gelato.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 17 - Rome – Venice (2 Nights)

    Drive over the scenic Apennine Mountains, past Bologna and Padua to the magical city of Venice. Stay at your superb hotel tonight on Lido Island.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine


    Day 18 - Venice Orientation

    Appreciate this Byzantine city during your private boat launch. See St. Marks Square. View the Bridge of Sighs. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island and then explore on your own.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 19 - Venice – Vienna (2 Nights)

    Cross the Carnic Alps into Austria en route to Vienna.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 20 - Vienna Sightseeing

    Your Local Specialist shows you the sights including views of the famous Opera House, Hofburg Palace, Stadtpark, Parliament and Imperial Boulevards. The rest of the day is yours to explore.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 21 - Vienna – Salzburg – Munich

    Hear marvellous tales of the Von Trapp family during your sightseeing tour of Salzburg with a Local Specialist. Later travel to the Bavarian capital Munich.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner


    Day 22 - Munich – Liechtenstein – Lucerne (2 Nights)

    This morning enjoy an orientation of Munich including views of the Glockenspiel in Marienplatz before travelling to Vaduz in Liechtenstein. Arrive later in Lucerne surrounded by mountains and standing at the edge of a lake − a spectacular sight to behold.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 23 - Lucerne Orientation

    Visit the famous Lion Monument and walk over the Chapel Bridge. The rest of the day is yours to shop, relax or enjoy a mountain experience.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 24 - Lucerne – Heidelberg – Rhine Cruise – Boppard

    View the impressive Heidelberg Castle. Enjoy the scenery as you cruise down the Rhine to Boppard.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner


    Day 25 - Boppard – Cologne – Amsterdam (2 Nights)

    See the awe-impressive Gothic Cathedral of Cologne before crossing into The Netherlands and on to Amsterdam, your home for the next two nights.Buffet Breakfast


    Day 26 - Amsterdam Orientation

    Enjoy an orientation of Amsterdam and free time to explore the many museums and attractions. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your travelling companions, on board a glass-top boat cruising through the city's canals.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner


    Day 27 - Amsterdam – London

    Drive through Belgium and France to Calais and cross to England by ferry. See the famous White Cliffs of Dover on the way to London, where your memorable holiday ends.Buffet Breakfast


    Great European 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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