European Dream Winter 2018/19

Tour Type: Discovery
Brochure Type: AWS Europe and Britain 1819

Brush up on your photographic skills - you're going to need them on this fast-paced jaunt through Europe's celebrity cities of Rome, Florence, Venice, Paris and lesser-known Lucerne. Get snap-happy sightseeing at such highlights as the Vatican City, Eiffel Tower and the Duomo, people watch in the piazze and marvel at a multitude of picture-perfect landscapes.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Rome, Florence and Paris
  • Orientation of Venice and Lucerne
  • See the Tuscan countryside, the Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefield in France
  • View the Colosseum and other ancient sites in Rome, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and the White Cliffs of Dover
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Dining Highlights
  • 7 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 2 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 if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel
  • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover
  • 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
  • Drop-off 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 for details
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (931) 432-2772 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14014887

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1RomeArrive Rome (2 Nights): Ciao Roma! Welcome to the Eternal City - once home to gods and goddesses, emperors, senators and slaves. Explore the city's bustling boulevards and labyrinthine lanes before meeting your fellow travellers and Travel Director at a Welcome Reception. This evening we meander through the streets of Rome during an orientation drive revealing some of the city's most celebrated treasures.Welcome Reception
Crowne Plaza St. Peter's
Day 2RomeRome Sightseeing: The Holy See takes centre stage today as we join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour that will see us visit the 17th century St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City and witness Michelangelo's sorrowful Pieta, a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture. We cross the Tiber into Ancient Rome to delve into what was once the largest empire in the world and view such ancient sites as the imposing Colosseum where brave gladiators and slaves duelled to their deaths. The afternoon is yours at leisure to explore the picturesque piazze of Rome. Sit on the Spanish Steps and shop up a storm on Via Condotti or perhaps join an Optional Experience to see the exquisite frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3FlorenceRome - Florence Sightseeing: We travel north into the vineyard-clad hills of Tuscany and along the valley of the River Arno. Stopping for an authentic Be My Guest lunch at an unforgettable castle, we enjoy local wine, a delicious meal and olive oil flavours before venturing to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Join a Local Specialist for an enchanting encounter with one of the world's cultural centres, admiring the exquisite architecture and artistry around every turn. View the magnificent marble Duomo and Piazza della Signoria, the political hub of Florence before arriving at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Grand Mediterraneo
Day 4VeniceFlorence - Venice: The romantic island city of Venice is our destination today. We take to San Marco's waters, cruising the canals with views of the imposing St. Mark's Basilica and ornate Doge's Palace before experiencing a Cultural Insight into the fine, centuries-old art of Venetian glassblowing. The afternoon is yours to explore narrow calle in search of a cosy bacaro where you can enjoy delicious Venetian cuisine washed down with a Campari spritz or two. Or venture to the enchanting canal-side setting of St. Mark's Square - the sounds of talented buskers, seagulls and lapping water the perfect backdrop for a brilliant sun set over the Grand Canal.Buffet Breakfast
Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana
Day 5LucerneVenice - Lucerne: We depart Venice, travelling across the lush green Veneto plains and north into the picturesque Italian and Swiss Lake Districts via Como and Lugano. Meandering through the spectacular alpine landscape along the winding St. Gotthard route, we arrive in Switzerland and the laidback lakeside city of Lucerne, most famous for its solid wooden Chapel Bridge and the poignant Lion Monument, a memorial to Swiss Guards who were massacred in Paris in 1792 while guarding Louis XVI. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, ambling through the cobblestone streets of Old Town lined with beautifully painted facades or perhaps join an Optional Experience ascending one of the surrounding mountain peaks for panoramic views of the surroundings. Buffet Breakfast
Astoria
Day 6ParisLucerne - Paris (2 Nights): From Lucerne, we head into France and through the rolling vineyard-clad hills of Burgundy, one of the country's largest wine-producing areas, en route to Paris where we'll spend the next two nights. The City of Light is yours to explore this evening. Wander up grand boulevards and along the scenic Seine, stumble upon a cosy salon to grab a bite to eat and sip wine while watching the beautiful people of Paris, or consider attending one of the city's famous colourful cabaret shows. Buffet Breakfast
Novotel Tour Eiffel
Day 7ParisParis Sightseeing: Join a Local Specialist today and ascend to the second level of the iconic Eiffel Tower to get a bird's-eye view of the golden dome of Les Invalides, the Tuileries gardens and the glinting tip of the Louvre Pyramid in the distance. See the Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde, with its turbulent past spanning centuries before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a memorable Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 8LondonParis - London (2 Nights): Say 'au revoir' as you pass the Somme battlefields en route to Calais. Sail across the Channel to Dover, continuing by coach through Kent to London, your final destination.Buffet Breakfast
Hilton Kensington
Day 9LondonLondon Sightseeing: Join a Local Specialist today to see the sights of London. View Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace, after which you have an afternoon at leisure to soak up the dynamic atmosphere of this capital city that combines centuries-old heritage with modern verve.Full Breakfast
Day 10Depart LondonDepart London: Time to bid farewell to London and your fellow travelers as your memorable European holiday comes to an end. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. Full Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
10/29/2018$2,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
11/12/2018$2,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
11/26/2018$2,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/14/2018$2,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/21/2018$2,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/28/2018$2,395.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
01/07/2019$2,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/21/2019$2,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/04/2019$2,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/18/2019$2,050.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/04/2019$2,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/18/2019$2,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/01/2019$2,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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Your London Hotel: This trip ends at our London Reception Centre or the Hilton Kensington, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.

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    Tour Type: DiscoveryBrochure Type: AWS Europe and Britain 1819Brush up on your photographic skills - you're going to need them on this fast-paced jaunt through Europe's celebrity cities of Rome, Florence, Venice, Paris and lesser-known Lucerne.

 
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