European Traveller

European Traveller
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Enjoy radiant Paris and the Renaissance romance of Florence, dramatic Alpine landscapes and the Eternal City of Rome where you'll toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your swift return.

Highlights
Sightseeing Highlights

  • CITY TOUR in Paris, Florence and Rome
  • ORIENTATION of Lucerne and Venice
  • VISIT St. Severin Church in Paris and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • VIEW the White Cliffs of Dover, the Eiffel Tower, Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice and the ancient sites of Rome
  • SEE the Somme Battlefields and the vineyards of Burgundy
Destinations
  • France
  • Switzerland
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom
  • Europe
  • Paris
  • Lucerne
  • Mestre
  • St Gotthard Route
  • Venice
  • Florence
  • Rome
  • The Louvre
  • Baptistery
  • London
  • Colosseum
  • Chapel Bridge
  • Bridge of Sighs
  • Apennine Mountains
  • Montmartre
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Vatican City
Tour Types
  • Discovery
  • Cultural
Day 1 London – Paris (2 Nights)
Cheerio London and hello 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.
Meals: Welcome Reception
Locations: London, Paris

Day 2 Paris Sightseeing and Free Time
Embark on a scenic sojourn along the grand Champs Élysées to view the Arc de Triomphe, honouring those who fought for France. Enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. This afternoon, enjoy some leisure time to explore the treasures of Paris. Wander through Montmartre in search of beautiful art, view da Vinci's Mona Lisa at the Louvre or relax at a cosy French café and enjoy a glass of wine while watching the world go by.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Locations: Paris

Day 3 Paris – Lucerne
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. We stay in one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' tonight - the Grand Hotel Europe in Lucerne, promising the elegance of yesteryear and sweeping lake vistas.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Locations: Burgundy, Lucerne

Day 4 Lucerne – St. Gotthard – Venice
Journey through the Alps today, travelling through 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. Arrive in Venice later.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Locations: St Gotthard Route, Venice

Day 5 Venice Orientation – Florence
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' and witness the centuries-old craft of glassblowing at one of the oldest workshops on the islands. We'll have some time to explore the hidden calle and campi 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.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Locations: Venice, Florence

Day 6 Florence Sightseeing – Rome (2 Nights)
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 400-year-old Ponte Vecchio which spans the Arno River and marvel at the impressive palazzi and art in the Piazza della Signoria, the political hub of the city. Rome is our final stop today.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Locations: Rome

Day 7 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time
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, we 'Connect With Locals' over a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner and celebrate the Italian zest for life, food and good company.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Locations: Rome

Day 8 Depart Rome
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 together. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Locations: Rome

Dining Highlights

  • 7 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 3 dinners (including Be My Guest) 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 Dover to Calais
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Pick-up 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

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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