European Traveller

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8 Days
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European Traveller

8 Days Starting in London and ending in Rome

Visiting:

London

,

Dover

,

Calais

,

Paris

,

Lucerne

,

Venice

,

Florence

,

Rome

,

Vatican City

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

WTAVM17

Group size:

15 - 54

Age range:

5-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
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$2210 (USD)

Operator discount: $12

tourhub discount: $110

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Tour Overview

Stroll through streets filled with romance, history and adventure as you travel Europe. Feed your imagination as you relax on the stunning shores of Lake Lucerne, watch master craftsmen create treasures in Venice and admire the magic of the snow-capped Swiss Alps.

Highlights

  • Explore Paris, Florence and Rome with a Local Specialist

  • Visit a glassblowing factory in Venice and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome

  • See the Somme Battlefields and the vineyards of Burgundy in France

  • Scenic Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Cross the English Channel to Paris
Location:

  London, Dover, Calais, Paris


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Evergreen Laurel


Meals Included:

  No Meals, Welcome Reception


Cheerio London and hello to the sparkling White Cliffs of Dover, England's last hurrah before we cross the English Channel bound for Calais. We pass the tragic World War I battlefields of the Somme before arriving in Paris where we will enjoy a Welcome Reception with dinner to meet our fellow travellers and Travel Director. This evening, the 'City of Lights' provides an enchanting backdrop for an orientation drive that will showcase several of the sights which await us tomorrow.

icon Day 2 : Explore the Sights of Paris
Location:

  Paris


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Embark on a scenic sojourn, with your Local Specialist, along the grand Champs-Élysées to view the Arc de Triomphe, honouring those who fought for France. View Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. This afternoon, you’ll have some leisure time to explore the treasures of Paris. Perhaps enjoy breath-taking views from the highest rooftop terrace in Paris or relax at a cosy French café and enjoy a glass of wine while watching the world go by.

icon Day 3 : Onwards to Explore Lucerne
Location:

  Lucerne


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Astoria


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


We wind our way through the sprawling vineyards of Auxerrois and Burgundy, journeying south past the 15th-century fortress of Châteauneuf and rolling green farmlands into Switzerland bound for Lucerne. Cross the famous wooden Chapel Bridge with its 17th-century paintings and view the mortally wounded lion hewn from rock, paying tribute to the hundreds of brave Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI.

icon Day 4 : Journey to the Floating City of Venice
Location:

  Venice


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Novotel Mestre Castellana


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


The contrast of scenery today is nothing short of remarkable. Traversing the Alps, we travel through the St. Gotthard tunnel and the border at Chiasso into Italy. Catch a glimpse of northern Italy's beautiful lakes, whose scenic retreats have attracted the aristocracy for centuries, before arriving later in Venice.

icon Day 5 : On to Florence
Location:

  Florence


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Grand Mediterraneo


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Take to the water and board a private motor launch to the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square. View the Bridge of Sighs and ornate Doge's Palace, then Dive Into Culture on your unforgettable MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience where you’ll witness the centuries-old craft of glassblowing at one of the oldest workshops in Venice. Watch how talented master craftsmen shape the molten glass into the delicate works of art you’ve come to admire from afar and perhaps be inspired to buy your own souvenir to remind you of this special experience. Later, there’s time to explore the hidden calle and campi of Venice to fit in some shopping or soak up the sights and sounds of the Queen of the Adriatic before crossing the Apennine Mountains bound for Florence, the 'Cradle of the Renaissance'.

icon Day 6 : Journey to Rome
Location:

  Rome


Accommodation:

  Hotel, Villa Pamphili


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


The magnificent Renaissance dome of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral and the Baptistery stand imposingly in the centre of Florence and are among the sights we will view during our guided walking tour with a Local Specialist. Delve into the city’s rich cultural, artistic and architectural heritage, then learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft. Admire the Ponte Vecchio which has spanned the Arno River for almost 700 years. Marvel at the impressive palazzi and art in the Piazza della Signoria, the political hub of the city. Rome is our final stop today.

icon Day 7 : Uncover Ancient Rome and the Vatican City
Location:

  Rome, Vatican City


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Be My Guest


Visit the Vatican for a memorable encounter with the centre of Christianity. A Local Specialist will take you on a tour of St. Peter's Basilica, the home of Michelangelo's Pietà, crafted from the most perfect block of Carrara marble. Consider an Optional Experience to see the magnificent frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, before travelling to Ancient Rome to view the Colosseum where brave gladiators and slaves fought to the death to the thunderous applause of thousands of spectators. This evening, at our Farewell Dinner, we Connect With Locals at a Be My Guest experience and celebrate the Italian zest for life, food and good company.

icon Day 8 : Farewell Rome
Location:

  Rome


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Our adventure together has come to an end. We say a fond farewell to Rome and our travel companions at the end of our journey. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.

What's Included

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals

  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

  • Ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais

  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

  • Optional Experiences and free time

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What's Not Included

  • International Travel

  • Tipping and Gratuities

Check out our Q&As

Are flights included in this tour?

No

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

Yes

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

Trafalgar guests benefit from complimentary arrival and departure transfers, by shuttle coach, on the first and last day of their guided holiday. Any guests whose flight times do not coincide with the shuttle coach transfer timings may choose to purchase a private transfer.

Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

No

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

    Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    The beauty of taking a guided holiday with us is that you’ll have the opportunity to meet and travel with people from all over the globe.

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Vaccination against Covid-19 is not mandatory to travel with Trafalgar. However, we strongly recommend that guests are vaccinated before travelling. Please note that airlines and/or other authorities may have different requirements. It is the guest's responsibility to comply with these requirements at all times.

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1947

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Trafalgar is a founding partner of the TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established in 2008. So far, the charity has donated more than US$2 million to help underprivileged communities and support sustainable tourism around the world.

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Sunday

Mar 12, 2023

Sunday

Mar 19, 2023
  • Operator discount: $12 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $110 (USD)

$2332
$2210 (USD)
$2332
$2210 (USD)

Operator discount: $12

tourhub discount: $110

Instant Booking Available

Sunday

Mar 19, 2023

Sunday

Mar 26, 2023
  • Operator discount: $12 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $110 (USD)

$2332
$2210 (USD)
$2332
$2210 (USD)

Operator discount: $12

tourhub discount: $110

Instant Booking Available

Sunday

Mar 26, 2023

Sunday

Apr 02, 2023
  • Operator discount: $12 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $110 (USD)

$2332
$2210 (USD)
$2332
$2210 (USD)

Operator discount: $12

tourhub discount: $110

Book with Confidence

  • Free Date Changes

    Trafalgar allows you to make 1 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 60 days before the start of the tour.

  • Transfer as credit to Future Tours

    Trafalgar allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform trafalgar, 60 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    Trafalgar requires a minimum deposit of 100 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 60 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of trafalgar charges.

    Up to 60 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

  • Peace of mind promise

    FREE CANCELLATION WITHIN 30 DAYS OF BOOKING
    Secure your trip with just £100pp and if you need to cancel within 30 days of booking, or you will receive a full refund. Limited time only. T&C’s apply. If you book a level 2 (90 days) and level 3 trip (120 days) trip if you cancel before final payment is due, the deposit may be credited to the cost of another Trafalgar tour, and must be used within 5 calendar years of the cancellation date of the original booking.

    FREE CHANGES UP TO 60* DAYS OF DEPARTURE
    Flexibility Promise: We’re giving you the flexibility to change your booking up to 60 days prior to the departure of your tour. If, for any reason, you change your mind about your tour, you can select different dates and/or a new destination without penalty on the land portion of your tour with us (airlines may impose different change policies and penalties).



    ABTA AND ATOL PROTECTED, AS STANDARD
    Your peace of mind is paramount. With Trafalgar our holidays are ABTA and ATOL protected so you can book with confidence. From planning, to booking, to travelling you can rest assured that your money is completely secure and your booking is fully financially protected.

    PEACE OF MIND PROMISE
    Trafalgar is a proud member of The Travel Corporation (TTC). In our 100th year in business, we are today a very stable and solvent company, despite the current difficult circumstances caused by the pandemic.

    TTC’s financial strength and integrity allows us to provide you with the comfort of knowing your monies are safe with us and give you the peace of mind that goes beyond our commitment to you having a great holiday with us

European Traveller

8 Days Starting in London and ending in Rome

Visiting:

London

,

Dover

,

Calais

,

Paris

,

Lucerne

,

Venice

,

Florence

,

Rome

,

Vatican City

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

WTAVM17

Group size:

15 - 54

Age range:

5-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
$2332

$2210 (USD)

Operator discount: $12

tourhub discount: $110

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