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European Adventures

13 Days 7 Countries 12 Cities

Discover the best of Europe on this CostSaver trip, taking in Prague, Amsterdam, Lucerne and more.

"Trip was magic, scenery stunning"

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13 Days 7 Countries 12 Cities

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    • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Ibis Earls Court hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
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      • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Ibis Earls Court hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
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      About this trip

      Embark on a grand adventure through Europe to the charming Dutch city of Amsterdam, historic Prague and the labyrinthine canals of Venice - your highlight will be a Rhine river cruise past hilltop castles, fairytale villages and vineyard-clad hills.


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      Trip code: EFIS

      12 Nights

      accommodation

      17 Meals
      • 12 buffet breakfasts

      • 5 three course dinners

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Cologne
          View the cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Innsbruck
          View the Golden Roof and Hofburg

        • Lucerne
          Visit the Lion Monument and view the Chapel Bridge

        • Munich
          View the Olympic Stadium & Marienplatz

        • Nuremberg
          See the medieval town

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

        • Prague
          Walking tour with your Local Specialist includes views of Prague Castle and views of the Charles Bridge

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

        • St. Gotthard
          Drive this scenic alpine route

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 12 buffet breakfasts

        • 5 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

        • Return ferry from Dover to Calais

        • 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

        • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London Hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Centre

        • 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


       

      European Adventures

      Your Itinerary

      1. London – Amsterdam (2 Nights)

      Greetings from your Travel Director and Welcome to Europe. Drive through Kent's scenic countryside to Dover. Admire the famous White Cliffs as you sail across the Channel to Calais, France. Continue by road through Belgium to The Netherlands, home of clogs and windmills. Perhaps take a canal cruise in a glass-topped boat and see the city from a unique perspective.

      Hotel
      Steigenberger Airport

      Optional Experiences

      Amsterdam Discovery And Canal Cruise

      Absolutely the best way to see Amsterdam’s wonderful sights! A private cruise by glass-roofed boat travels the historic canal ring, showing imposing warehouses, stately merchant homes, houseboats & bridges. Then, on foot with our Local Specialist, explore the heart of the city, including the not-to-be-missed coffeehouses and shop-windows of the Red Light District!

      Adult Price: €30.00

      Dinner In A Historic Dutch House

      Join us for a delicious meal of Dutch specialities, including drinks, in the elegant surroundings of this historic house.

      Adult Price: €63.00

      2. Amsterdam Orientation and Free Time

      This morning in Amsterdam enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre. Afterwards you will have free time to take in one of the fantastic museums that the city has to offer.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Dutch Farms, Volendam and Windmill

      On this trip to the reclaimed polderlands around the former Zuider Zee, we start by visiting a cheese farm and wooden shoe-maker. Our next highlight is visiting a working windmill, with a tour by the miller himself! We continue to Volendam for free time in the lovely fishing village with its old harbour, wooden houses and locals dressed in traditional costume.

      Adult Price: €30.00

      3. Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhineland

      Drive into Germany and marvel at Cologne Cathedral. At Boppard embark on a relaxing cruise along the River Rhine past medieval hilltop castles and steep vineyards. Continue to your hotel where you dine this evening.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport

      Optional Experiences

      Amsterdam Discovery And Canal Cruise

      Absolutely the best way to see Amsterdam’s wonderful sights! A private cruise by glass-roofed boat travels the historic canal ring, showing imposing warehouses, stately merchant homes, houseboats & bridges. Then, on foot with our Local Specialist, explore the heart of the city, including the not-to-be-missed coffeehouses and shop-windows of the Red Light District!

      Adult Price: €30.00

      Dinner In A Historic Dutch House

      Join us for a delicious meal of Dutch specialities, including drinks, in the elegant surroundings of this historic house.

      Adult Price: €63.00

      4. Rhineland – Nuremberg – Prague (2 Nights)

      Stop in Nuremberg this morning, a historic city where little has changed since the Middle Ages. Drive east across the border into the Czech Republic and arrive later in the capital, Prague.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Duo

      Optional Experiences

      Dutch Farms, Volendam and Windmill

      On this trip to the reclaimed polderlands around the former Zuider Zee, we start by visiting a cheese farm and wooden shoe-maker. Our next highlight is visiting a working windmill, with a tour by the miller himself! We continue to Volendam for free time in the lovely fishing village with its old harbour, wooden houses and locals dressed in traditional costume.

      Adult Price: €30.00

      Traditional Dinner In Prague

      If you appreciate great food and music, join us for an evening at one of our favourite local restaurants where the rich and famous also dine. A wonderful opportunity to say goodbye to glorious Prague.

      Adult Price: €58.00

      5. Prague Sightseeing and Free Time

      Your Local Specialist brings the history of this city to life during your sightseeing tour. Sights include Prague Castle, the largest ancient castle complex in Europe, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, views of Charles Bridge and the Old Town Square.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Prague By Night With Dinner Cruise

      Discover the illuminated medieval architecture of Prague by night on an evening river cruise through the Old City, with dinner and drinks included. Later, explore more of this enchanting city with our Local Specialist, enjoying Prague at it's illuminated best.

      Adult Price: €57.00

      Secrets of Jewish Prague

      Explore the cobbled streets of Prague’s ghetto district as you discover the mysteries that abound. We'll visit the moving Jewish cemetery, fascinating synagogues and hear the engaging tales of this slice of Prague’s history.

      Adult Price: €43.00

      6. Prague – Regensburg – Munich

      Cross back into Germany stopping in Regensburg on the River Danube. In Munich, capital of Bavaria, your orientation includes the Marienplatz, renowned for its musical Glockenspiel. You might like to visit a bierkeller and sample the local beer, for which the city is famous.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Park Inn by Radisson East

      Optional Experiences

      Traditional Dinner In Prague

      If you appreciate great food and music, join us for an evening at one of our favourite local restaurants where the rich and famous also dine. A wonderful opportunity to say goodbye to glorious Prague.

      Adult Price: €58.00

      7. Munich – Innsbruck – Venice (2 Nights)

      Head south towards the mountains and through Austria. Stop at Innsbruck, a popular ski area, to view the Golden Roof and the Hofburg. Continue across the Brenner Pass, one of the principal alpine highways, into Italy and south to Venice, Queen of the Adriatic. Tonight dine in your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Il Burchiello

      Optional Experiences

      Prague By Night With Dinner Cruise

      Discover the illuminated medieval architecture of Prague by night on an evening river cruise through the Old City, with dinner and drinks included. Later, explore more of this enchanting city with our Local Specialist, enjoying Prague at it's illuminated best.

      Adult Price: €57.00

      Secrets of Jewish Prague

      Explore the cobbled streets of Prague’s ghetto district as you discover the mysteries that abound. We'll visit the moving Jewish cemetery, fascinating synagogues and hear the engaging tales of this slice of Prague’s history.

      Adult Price: €43.00

      8. Venice Orientation and Free Time

      Evidence of Venice's glorious Byzantine history is all around as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Admire the magnificent Doge's Palace, former home of Venice's ruling elite. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Afterwards you have time to explore amazing narrow alleyways, historic bridges and canals. Later perhaps take the opportunity to cruise to Burano Island, the most picturesque island in the lagoon, 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

      Magical Venice

      We’ll cruise along the Grand Canal by private water taxis admiring the elegant Palazzos and Rialto Bridge before arriving at stunning St. Mark Square. You’ll enjoy a romantic gondola journey along canals full of character and colour, while musicians and singers entertain.

      Adult Price: €70.00

      9. Venice – Lake Lucerne (2 Nights)

      Traverse the plains of northern Italy and cross the border into Switzerland. Continue along the St. Gotthard route, with spectacular views of waterfalls and mountain peaks. See the chalets dotting the steep hillsides as you approach Lake Lucerne in the heart of central Switzerland. Tonight dine at your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Paxmontana

      10. Lake Lucerne Orientation and Free Time

      Your orientation tour of Lucerne includes the medieval wooden Chapel Bridge and the poignant Lion Monument, built to commemorate the Swiss Guards who bravely defended Louis XVl during the French Revolution. There is time afterwards to shop for delicious chocolates and watches, relax or stroll beside the lake. Consider an optional trip up a mountain peak by cable car to admire the magnificent views. Later you might like to join in the fun at a Swiss Folklore Show.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Traditional Folklore Show With Lunch

      Enjoy a delicious lunch (including cheese fondue and one drink) as you listen to yodelling and Alpine horn-blowing, during a lively folklore show of typical Swiss entertainment.

      Adult Price: Fr.68.00

      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

      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

      Magical Venice

      We’ll cruise along the Grand Canal by private water taxis admiring the elegant Palazzos and Rialto Bridge before arriving at stunning St. Mark Square. You’ll enjoy a romantic gondola journey along canals full of character and colour, while musicians and singers entertain.

      Adult Price: €70.00

      11. Lake Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

      Travel north-west through Basel into France, skirting the edge of the Vosges Mountains. Admire charming villages and castles as you pass through the vineyards of Burgundy, France’s most famous wine region. Arrive later in the glittering capital, Paris. This evening perhaps take a tour through this dazzling city or consider a Seine cruise.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Mercure La Villette

      Optional Experiences

      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

      12. Paris Orientation and Free Time

      Paris probably has more recognisable landmarks than any other city in the world. See all the major sights during your orientation including the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. The rest of the day is yours to explore. This evening you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday with a famous Parisian cabaret show.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Traditional Folklore Show With Lunch

      Enjoy a delicious lunch (including cheese fondue and one drink) as you listen to yodelling and Alpine horn-blowing, during a lively folklore show of typical Swiss entertainment.

      Adult Price: Fr.68.00

      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

      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

      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

      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

      13. Paris – London

      Journey north from Paris across WWI battlefields. Board the ferry at Calais and cross to Dover. Continue by coach to London, where it is time to bid farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of your splendid European holiday.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Cologne
          View the cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Innsbruck
          View the Golden Roof and Hofburg

        • Lucerne
          Visit the Lion Monument and view the Chapel Bridge

        • Munich
          View the Olympic Stadium & Marienplatz

        • Nuremberg
          See the medieval town

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

        • Prague
          Walking tour with your Local Specialist includes views of Prague Castle and views of the Charles Bridge

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

        • St. Gotthard
          Drive this scenic alpine route

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 12 buffet breakfasts

        • 5 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

        • Return ferry from Dover to Calais

        • 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

        • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London Hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Centre

        • 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

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        Service rating : They organized the trip and hotels well and gave a good selection of other things to do in your free time if you wanted to do them. The information given by the tour director was of value to your safety and interests. The bus driver that was used was very experienced in dealing

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        Service rating : Good tripProduct : A lot of wonderful sights to see.

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        The tour guide was the very, very best! Bus driver was a master! Hotels were very clean and comfortable. Excursions at each location gave us a good feel of the area. Food wasn't wrong. It was just different.

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        Service rating : The service we received before and during the trip was fantastic. We were well informed with what was to be expected beforehand and during the trip. The fact that u guys used Trafalgar to share our first time experience with Europe, making us feel at home and safe (especially

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        Service rating : The tour was handled professionally according to the schedule. Tour director was phenomenal.Product : The tour highlighted each significant place Of each country and duration for us to visit.

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