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European Delight

11 Days 4 Countries 9 Cities

Visit Italy's great cities including Rome, Florence and Venice on this exhilarating CostSaver trip.

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    • Your London Hotel: Complimentary drop-off at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel, Hilton Olympia, booked through Trafalgar, on the return day of your trip.
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      • Your London Hotel: Complimentary drop-off at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel, Hilton Olympia, booked through Trafalgar, on the return day of your trip.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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      About this trip

      Savour the flavours of France and Italy as you travel north from Rome, Florence and Venice through the rolling Tuscan countryside, Switzerland's Alpine landscape and the Burgundy wine region to Paris to see the Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe.


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      Trip code: ESPMB

      10 Nights

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      14 Meals
      • 10 buffet breakfasts

      • 4 three course dinners

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        • Bologna
          Sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist including the Kissing Towers

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          Panoramic views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo

        • Lucerne
          Orientation includes the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge

        • Paris
          Sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower

        • Rome
          Morning sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites

        • Siena
          Visit the medieval city and view the Piazza del Campo

        • Venice
          Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island

        • Verona
          View the Roman Arena and Juliet's Balcony


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 10 buffet breakfasts

        • 4 three course dinners


      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel

        • Ferry from Calais to Dover

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Drop off at the Trafalgar London Reception Centre or the Trafalgar London hotel, Hilton Olympia

        • Airport transfer is provided on the first travel day. Conditions apply. Please refer to price panel.

        • London airport transfers are available to purchase, conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below


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      European Delight

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive Rome (2 Nights)

      Welcome to Rome. Unwind after your journey. Meet later with your Travel Director and fellow travellers before considering an excursion for dinner.

      Hotel
      Ergife Palace

      Optional Experiences

      Piazzas and Fountains of Rome

      Discover the most charming areas in the city with a Local Specialist. Wander through the labyrinth of narrow streets and beautiful squares of Rome's historic centre, leading to highlights such as the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon, as well as hidden corners of the Eternal City.

      Adult Price: €33.00

      Roman Evening with Dinner

      Spend a light-hearted evening with us in Rome. Relax and enjoy typical Italian cuisine with drinks and music. Afterwards, we’ll enjoy a drive and provide a glimpse into how Romans enjoy their city.

      Adult Price: €61.00

      2. Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

      Your Local Specialist takes you on a fantastic sightseeing tour. Visit St. Peter's Basilica and admire Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. Your guided tour continues across the Tiber where you view the mighty Colosseum, see Circus Maximus and the ancient sites of Rome. Spend time afterwards seeing more sights or shopping for souvenirs.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Inside The Vatican & Colosseum

      We skip the lines at the Vatican Museums for this tour that shows not just remarkable works of art collected and commissioned over the history of the Papacy, but also Michelangelo’s amazing ceiling frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Later we hear fascinating tales of gladitorial combat and more on our visit to the Colosseum, again with time-saving VIP entrance.

      Adult Price: €79.00

      3. Rome – Siena – Florence (2 Nights)

      Head north through the Chianti wine-producing region to the beautiful medieval city of Siena in Tuscany. Stroll through ancient cobbled streets to Piazza del Campo where the colourful Palio horse race takes place every year. Marvel at the striped marble cathedral and shop for attractive ceramic pottery. Arrive later in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance and your home for the next two nights. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the Statue of David.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Hotel 500

      Optional Experiences

      Florence's Renaissance Treasures

      This trip is all about exploring the jewel in Florence's crown: its Renaissance heritage. First, you'll get to view the Michelangelo collection, including the statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. You’ll continue to the Duomo where you’ll see first-hand its spectacular design. The trip ends in Signoria Square, the political centre of Florence.

      Adult Price: €42.00

      4. Florence Orientation and Free Time

      Florence is a treasure trove of art and history. Enjoy spectacular views from Piazzale Michelangelo, then spend time exploring the delights of this amazing city. Perhaps visit Piazza della Signoria featuring many statues and palazzos, and don't miss the Duomo or Giotto's Bell Tower. Florence is also renowned for high-quality leather goods and 18-carat gold. This afternoon join an Optional Experience to see more of Tuscany and the Leaning Tower of Pisa followed by dinner in the Tuscan Hills.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Visit to Pisa with Tuscan Dinner and Music

      Join us on a visit to Pisa where you will see the remarkable Leaning Tower and will marvel at the monuments on the Square of Miracles. At a Tuscan farmhouse, we will enjoy a selection of local specialties and wines produced in the property. Live music will create an unforgettable atmosphere.

      Adult Price: €90.00

      5. Florence – Bologna – Venice (Region) (2 Nights)

      Cross the forested Apennines to the city of Bologna, home to one of the oldest universities in Europe and famous for sausages and salami. Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes views of the Kissing Towers. Continue along the Brenta, across the Po Delta and into the Venice region.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Best Western Villa Pace Park Bolognese

      Optional Experiences

      Gondolas & Grand Canal

      On arrival in Venice, a private boat will be waiting to take you to St Mark's Square, where you’ll enjoy a gondola ride while being serenaded by local musicians. Later, private water taxi's will take you along Venice's Grand Canal, where you’ll admire the magnificent palazzos and Rialto Bridge.

      Adult Price: €69.00

      6. Venice Orientation and Free Time

      Admire the many sights of this Byzantine city as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. See the Palladian Churches of the Redeemer and St. George, the ornate Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Marvel at the Basilica and Campanile. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca island. In your free time take an optional cruise across the lagoon to the Island of Burano for a delicious meal.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Lagoon Cruise to Burano with Food and Drinks

      Join us as we discover the Venetian Lagoon by private boat. You will enjoy a delicious meal with a selection of drinks on the fishermen's island of Burano, famous for its multi-coloured houses - a real photographer's paradise.

      Adult Price: €70.00

      7. Venice (Region) – Verona – Lake Lucerne (2 Nights)

      Follow the Veneto plains to Verona and stop to see the Roman Arena and Juliet's Balcony. Pass Milan and head north to the Italian and Swiss Lake Districts via Como and Lugano. Drive along the scenic alpine St. Gotthard route through central Switzerland to the picturesque town of Lucerne.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Burestadl

      8. Lucerne Orientation and Free Time

      Enjoy the sights of Lucerne during your orientation tour, including the 14th century wooden Chapel Bridge and a visit to the Lion Monument commemorating the heroism of the Swiss Guards during the French Revolution. In your free time, take an exhilarating mountain excursion, shop for Swiss watches and chocolate, or perhaps explore the flower-bedecked squares and fortified towers in the quaint old town.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Mount Stanserhorn And Lake Cruise

      Take a scenic cruise with us across Lake Lucerne to Stans, and one of Switzerland's oldest mountain railways. Travelling by railway and Cabrio cable car, we'll reach 1900m (6300ft), where you’ll have free time to admire the stunning Alpine scenery and enjoy some refreshments. (On certain departures Optional may be operated in reverse, ending with the cruise.)

      Adult Price: Fr.112.00

      Alpine Farm & Carriage Ride

      A chance to get to know the Swiss, you’ll meet local farmers and enjoy a delightful countryside tour in horse drawn carriages. Soak up the stunning scenery as we trot around a typical rural community, en route to a working farm where you’ll savour local drinks and snacks.

      Adult Price: Fr.67.00

      9. Lake Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

      Drive across the French border past Belfort and the remains of the Maginot Line and through the Burgundy wine region. View the sprawling vineyards that stretch across the hillsides. Arrive later in Paris, the City of Light. Tonight why not dine at a cosy Parisian bistro and finish with a dazzling tour of the city's illuminations?

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Mercure La Villette

      Optional Experiences

      Moulin Rouge Cabaret And Dinner

      Enjoy dinner and cabaret, including wine and champagne, at the world-famous Moulin Rouge – the original Paris cabaret. Immortalized by the award-winning film of the same name, this Parisian institution features 60 dancers and entertainers and over 1000 costumes!

      Adult Price: €162.00

      Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

      Join us for dinner with wine included at one of the most prestigious cabaret shows in town, where you’ll watch an evening of exciting acts, stunning tableaux and wonderful entertainment – including the world famous Can-Can. A Parisian night you’ll never forget.

      Adult Price: €139.00

      10. Paris orientation and free time

      This morning enjoy views of the Eiffel Tower, Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe during your orientation tour. Spend free time exploring the banks of the Seine. This evening you might like to experience a world-famous cabaret show.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Notre Dame And Latin Quarter

      A guided drive through Paris' bohemian Left Bank with our Local Specialist brings us to amazing Notre Dame to discover one of the world's most famous Cathedrals and the epitome of Gothic architecture. Afterwards, take a stroll through the delightful Latin Quarter, a medieval maze of winding cobblestone alleyways where you'll have free time to enjoy the sidewalk bistros, boutiques and hidden squares.

      Adult Price: €33.00

      Seine Cruise And Paris Illuminations

      Paris at night is a city transformed. Enjoy this superb 'City of Light' on a leisurely cruise along the River Seine. Afterwards, as we drive through this amazing city, we’ll stop at some vantage points for you to capture the fascinating sights on camera. In summer, this trip may take place before sunset.

      Adult Price: €38.00

      11. Paris – London

      Traverse northern France past World War I battlefields. Cross the English Channel to Dover where you see the famous White Cliffs. Later arrive in London.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Hilton Olympia

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Paris, France
        • Bologna
          Sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist including the Kissing Towers

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          Panoramic views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo

        • Lucerne
          Orientation includes the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge

        • Paris
          Sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower

        • Rome
          Morning sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites

        • Siena
          Visit the medieval city and view the Piazza del Campo

        • Venice
          Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island

        • Verona
          View the Roman Arena and Juliet's Balcony


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 10 buffet breakfasts

        • 4 three course dinners


      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel

        • Ferry from Calais to Dover

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Drop off at the Trafalgar London Reception Centre or the Trafalgar London hotel, Hilton Olympia

        • Airport transfer is provided on the first travel day. Conditions apply. Please refer to price panel.

        • London airport transfers are available to purchase, conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 35 Reviews

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        Service:

        Service rating : The tour director Jon O'Rilley was fantastic. In Rome because of the holiday St. Peter and St. Paul, the vacation museum and Sistine chapel and St.Peter Basicals was closed.Jon made sure the next morningBefore we left Rome we were able to see the above. Jon time and again Was

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : Our tour guide was well informed and well organised keeping things on track. This ensures maximum use of our time and money while we were away. Looking back on what we did and saw it seems like we were away for longer than we really were.Product : A nice balance of free time and

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        Service:

        Service rating : streamlined the whole process making our experience hassle free and 'jam packed' with quality experiences. yes, I'd recommend this company.Product : as above. We could never have seen so much in the available time.

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        Service:

        Service rating : I would recommend or travel with trafalgar again. Jon, our guide, was great. All of the optional experiences that included meals were fantastic. The hotels were all better than I'd expected except for the disappointing one in lake Lucerne.Product : We got to see a lot of

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        Service rating : I would recommend Trafalgar to my friends and family but advise them of the additional costs (optional experiences which we found to be costly and also advise them to opt for a slower paced tour. I find that the tours were rushed, especially the ones did with a local

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