Traditional Europe with Eurostar Summer 2020

Tour Type: Discoveries
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020

A kaleidoscope of changing scenery, from the foothills of the Dolomites to the elegance of the French Riviera. Explore Tuscany, the tragic ruins of Pompeii and the beautiful Rhone Valley.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • ORIENTATION of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Colmar, Lucerne, Innsbruck, Venice, Sorrento, Assisi, Pisa, Monaco, Nice, Avignon and Lyon
  • VISIT Vaduz - the capital of Liechtenstein, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, Monaco, Saint-Paul-de-Vence and Beaune
  • VIEW the Cologne Cathedral, the ancient sites in Rome, the Lion Monument in Lucerne, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the White Cliffs of Dover
  • SEE the Lorelei Rock in Rhine Valley, Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino and the Vineyards of Burgundy
  • SCENIC CRUISE through Amsterdam's canals, along the Rhine River and to the Isle of Capri
Dining Highlights
  • 20 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 7 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Eurostar high-speed train tickets from London to Brussels and from Paris to London
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel

Call 1 (801) 455-0947 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14623907

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2019
Duration
21 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonArrive London (2 Nights): Welcome to the vibrant capital that is London, your home for the next two nights. Spend the day exploring the pomp and pageantry of a city that effortlessly combines old and new.
The Tower/Hilton Kensington
Day 2LondonLondon Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a 'Local Specialist' this morning for a tour of the iconic sites of London, including Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Your afternoon is at leisure to go shopping on Carnaby Street, visit one of the captivating museums or wander along the Thames watching ambitious Londoners go about on their day-to-day.
Day 3AmsterdamLondon - Eurostar - Brussels - Amsterdam: All the highlights of Europe lie ahead on this epic journey from England to Austria, Italy to France. Meet your Travel Director this morning before boarding the Eurostar for a high-speed train journey to Brussels. Drive through the lush Belgian and Dutch countryside to Amsterdam. Board a glass-topped boat for a Welcome Reception canal cruise, including a light dinner and welcome drink as you navigate the city's labyrinthine canals lined with centuries-old gabled facades.
WestCord Fashion
Day 4RhinelandAmsterdam - Cologne - Rhine Cruise - Rhineland: Travel east, crossing the border into Germany bound for Cologne. Here, you'll see the iconic twin spires of its imposing Cathedral, said to be the final resting place of the Three Wise Men. We cruise from Boppard and St. Goar along the mighty Rhine, lined with medieval villages and castles that cling to the hills. This evening, we stay in the Rhineland and enjoy dinner at our hotel.
Maritim Darmstadt
Day 5EngelbergRhineland - Heidelberg - Colmar - Engelberg (2 Nights): The imposing ruins of Heidelberg Castle feature on our drive through this vibrant university city en route to the quaint medieval town of Colmar where we will enjoy an orientation before continuing our journey through the picturesque vineyards of Alsace. Our home the next two nights is the stunning mountain retreat of Engelberg where we will dine in our hotel tonight before continuing our journey through Switzerland tomorrow.
Schweizerhof
Day 6LucerneLucerne Excursion: Spend the day exploring Lucerne. Pay tribute to the Swiss Guard who lost their lives defending Louise XVI during the French Revolution at the mournful Lion Monument, then admire the splendour of the flower-lined Chapel Bridge with its 17th-century paintings. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or consider joining an Optional Experience up one of the nearby peaks for spectacular panoramic views before returning to Engelberg.
Day 7InnsbruckEngelberg - Liechtenstein - Innsbruck: Admire rugged alpine scenery en route to the Principality of Liechtenstein, stopping in its capital, Vaduz. Cross the Austrian border and continue along the Arlberg route for a journey filled with pinch-me moments. Snow-capped mountains surround you as you travel through the Tyrol to Innsbruck. Visit the Old Town where you'll see the famous Golden Roof completed in 1500 for Emperor Maximilian I to mark his wedding. Admire the fascinating crystal installations and browse for precious gifts and souvenirs at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds Store.
Grauer Bar
Day 8VeniceInnsbruck - Venice (2 Nights): Cross the extraordinary Europa Bridge, rising almost 200 metres above the Wipp Valley, following the Brenner Pass past alpine pastures and pine-clad peaks into Italy and the magical island city of Venice. Spend this evening at leisure, gliding by gondola through the city's canals, enjoying a Campari spritz in a quiet piazza or watching the sun set over the romantic Grand Canal.
Quattro Fontane
Day 9VeniceVenice Orientation and Free Time: 'Dive Into Culture' and witness the centuries-old tradition of Venetian glassmaking. Board a private launch for your journey through the canals of Venice to St. Mark's Square. Here, we'll gain a deeper understanding of the city's centuries-old history and view the ornate Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs. Spend the afternoon getting lost in Venice. Consider a cruise around the lagoon, zigzag up the le Mercerie shopping street or admire the city's Renaissance architecture.
Day 10RomeVenice - Rome (2 Nights): Travel over the green and golden landscapes of the Apennine hills through beautiful Tuscany and Umbria, arriving in Rome where you'll spend the next two nights. This evening is yours to embrace la dolce vita. Relax in the Piazza Navona with an espresso, sit on the Spanish Steps or savour a tasty gelato.
Cardinal St Peter
Day 11RomeRome Sightseeing and Free Time: Delve into the treasures of the Vatican with a 'Local Specialist' who will take you on a sightseeing tour through St. Peter's Basilica to see Michelangelo's sorrowful Pieta. Cross the Tiber into Ancient Rome to see the mighty Colosseum where brave gladiators once fought to the applause of exhilarated spectators, then enjoy views of Circus Maximus which once hosted chariot races. The rest of the day is yours to explore the sights and sounds of the capital of the world. Ramble through Rome's grand boulevards, shop up a storm on the Via del Corso or perhaps take an Optional Excursion to see Michelangelo's beautiful frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Day 12SorrentoRome - Pompeii - Sorrento: Enjoy a scenic drive through the vineyards of Frascati into the Campania region where we'll meet a 'Local Specialist' who will share the fascinating story of Pompeii, a city buried in ash and lost for centuries following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. We arrive in the sophisticated seaside retreat of Sorrento this evening where we will spend the night.
Johanna Park
Day 13AssisiSorrento - Capri - Assisi: Cross the deep blue waters of the Bay of Naples to the beautiful Isle of Capri, ascending by funiculare to Capri Town where we will join our 'Local Specialist' for a walking tour. Travelling north, we view the restored Abbey of Monte Cassino, the site of a bloody World War II battle, arriving later in mystical Assisi to view the Basilica of St. Francis featuring spectacular frescoes by Giotto.
Casa Leonori
Day 14FlorenceAssisi - Florence Sightseeing: Beautiful Tuscan and Umbrian landscapes that have inspired painters and poets for centuries follow our journey to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. We join a 'Local Specialist' on an included walking tour to see the city's spectacular heritage, architecture and open-air art, including views of the marble Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio. Visit the Piazza della Signoria, Florence's political hub centuries ago, and learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft.
Grand Mediterraneo
Day 15French RivieraFlorence - Pisa - Monaco - French Riviera (2 Nights): Journey to Pisa and its Square of Miracles to see the Leaning Tower and its imposing Baptistery. Leaving the sights, sounds and flavours of Italy behind, we visit the playground of Monaco and see Monte Carlo Casino before arriving on the French Riviera.
Novotel Aeroport Cap 3000
Day 16French RivieraFrench Riviera - Saint-Paul-de-Vence Excursion: Tread in the footsteps of famous French actors and artists who for centuries have regarded the medieval town of Saint-Paul-de-Vence as a haven. Spend the afternoon at leisure or perhaps join an Optional Experience to see spectacular views of one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe and pay an aromatic visit to the historic Fragonard perfumery to learn how French fragrances are crafted before trying some specialities from the region at a local restaurant.
Day 17LyonFrench Riviera - Avignon - Lyon: Visit what was once the centre of Christendom in the Middle Ages, the papal city of Avignon. Here, you will see the Palais des Papes, the Cathedral and famous Pont d'Avignon, which have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 'Connect With Locals' next, joining Poppy Salinger on the banks of the Sorgue for a Provencal Be My Guest lunch. Hear stories about her famous husband before travelling to the historically strategic city of Lyon on the Rhone. Enjoy an orientation tour including views of Fourviere Hill, the "hill that prays", and the impressive Place Bellecour before spending the evening at leisure.
Mercure Centre Saxe Lafayette
Day 18ParisLyon - Beaune - Paris (2 Nights): Visit Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy, before continuing north to Paris. The evening is yours to indulge in the sophistication and splendour of the City of Lights. Enjoy a dinner cruise along the magical Seine, stroll through Montmartre or consider a trip to one of the city's most famous cabaret shows revealing French pageantry.
Melia La Defense
Day 19ParisParis Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a 'Local Specialist' to see the sights and sounds of Paris, including the grand Champs Elysees and the Eiffel Tower. View Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. Our epic European adventure near its end, join your Travel Director and newfound friends for a Farewell Dinner this evening.
Day 20LondonParis - Eurostar - London: Transfers are provided to Paris Gare du Nord station, where you'll board the Eurostar train to London. The journey time to London St. Pancras International is 2 hours and 20 minutes. On arrival in London you are transferred to your hotel.
The Tower/Hilton Kensington
Day 21LondonDepart London: Enjoy an English breakfast at the end of your holiday.
Dates/Pricing

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04/19/2020$5,825.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
04/26/2020$5,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/03/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/10/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
05/17/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/24/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/31/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
06/07/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/14/2020$5,955.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/21/2020$5,955.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/28/2020$5,955.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
07/05/2020$5,955.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/12/2020$5,955.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/19/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/26/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/02/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/09/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/16/2020$5,880.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/23/2020$5,955.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/30/2020$5,955.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/06/2020$5,955.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/13/2020$5,955.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/20/2020$5,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/27/2020$5,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/11/2020$5,505.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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    Tour Type: DiscoveriesBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020A kaleidoscope of changing scenery, from the foothills of the Dolomites to the elegance of the French Riviera. Explore Tuscany, the tragic ruins of Pompeii and the beautiful Rhone Valley.

 
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