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European Cavalcade

20 Days 7 Countries 15 Cities

The cultural hubs of London, Paris, Amsterdam and Rome meet with beachside cities Sorrento and Nice.

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European Cavalcade

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      Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

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      • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Copthorne Tara hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
      • Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Explore the romantic landscapes, charming medieval villages and stately capitals of Europe in this epic voyage past Amsterdam, Paris and Rome, with a stay in the Bay of Naples and visits to Lyon, Monaco and Nice along the way.


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      Trip code: ECAV

      19 Nights

      accommodation

      24 Meals
      • 17 Buffet breakfasts

      • 7 Three course dinners

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Avignon
          View the Palace of the Popes and St. Bénezet Bridge

        • Black Forest
          Drive through Germany's famous forested region

        • Cologne
          View the Gothic Cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          See Piazza Santa Croce on your included morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Panoramic view from Piazzale Michelangelo

        • Innsbruck
          View the Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace

        • Liechtenstein
          Visit the capital, Vaduz

        • Lucerne
          Visit the Lion Monument and view the medieval Old Town

        • Lyon
          Orientation of this UNESCO World Heritage site

        • Monaco
          Visit the Principality

        • Paris
          View the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower on your morning sightseeing

        • Pisa
          View the Leaning Tower

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

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

        • Schaffhausen
          Stop to view the Rhine Falls

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

        • Verona
          View Juliet's balcony


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 17 Buffet breakfasts

        • 7 Three course dinners


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      Unbeatable Features

      Lyon, France
        • 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 CostSaver'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 CostSaver recommended London hotel booked through CostSaver 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 Cavalcade

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive London (2 Nights)

      Relax after check-in or take a leisurely stroll through this fascinating city.

      Hotel
      Copthorne Tara

      2. London Free Time

      The whole day is free to explore London's famous sights. See the sights, visit a museum or go shopping – the list is endless and the choice is yours.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      3. London – Amsterdam

      This morning meet your Travel Director and traveling companions to board your Trafalgar coach and set off from London. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you board the ferry and cross to Calais, France. Continue by road through the Belgian and Dutch countryside to Amsterdam, one of Europe's friendliest cities.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ibis Airport

      4. Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Rhineland

      This morning travel through the Dutch countryside before crossing into Germany. Stop to view the spectacular Gothic Cathedral in Cologne before arriving in the picturesque Rhine Valley. Here you embark on a cruise at Boppard which glides past medieval castles and steeply terraced vineyards which produce the well-known high-quality Rhine wines. Continue by road to you hotel where you dine tonight.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Achat Premium/Weinstrasse

      5. Rhineland – Lucerne Region (2 Nights)

      Journey via Freiburg through the beautiful Black Forest region. Stop at Schaffhausen to view the mighty Rhine Falls and arrive later in the mountains close to lovely Lake Lucerne, your home for the next two nights.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Ski Lodge Engelberg

      6. Lucerne Orientation and Free Time

      Visit the poignant Lion Monument and the Old Town during your orientation tour of Lucerne. Afterwards in your free time consider a scenic cruise on the lake, shop for Swiss watches and chocolates or take a cog railway up one of the nearby mountains to enjoy the amazing views.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      7. Lucerne Region – Liechtenstein – Innsbruck

      Cross the Swiss border to Liechtenstein for a brief stop in the capital, Vaduz. Continue into Austria via the Arlberg region to Innsbruck, capital of the Tyrol. Marvel at Innsbruck's sights including the Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Bon Alpina

      8. Innsbruck – Verona – Venice (2 Nights)

      Travel through the Brenner Pass into Italy and view Juliet's Balcony in Verona, the setting for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Your day ends in the magical Byzantine city of Venice, Queen of the Adriatic.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Il Burchiello

      9. Venice Orientation and Free Time

      Evidence of Venice's former maritime power and wealth is everywhere you look as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Then spend free time exploring this fascinating city on your own.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      10. Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

      Traverse the flat plains of Veneto and cross the dramatic Apennine hills. Admire splendid scenery as you drive through the rolling Tuscan countryside, arriving later in the capital, Rome.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ergife Palace

      11. Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

      Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour which starts with a visit to St. Peter's Basilica. Consider an Optional Experience to visit the Vatican Museums. Continue to ancient Rome to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites. Later enjoy your free time seeing the sights or shopping for souvenirs.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      12. Rome – Bay Of Naples

      Travel South to the Bay of Naples. Enjoy free time in the coastal town of Sorrento or consider an Optional Experience to the picturesque countryside including a farmhouse lunch. Dine tonight at your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Holiday Inn/Stabia

      13. Bay Of Naples – Florence (2 Nights)

      This morning, why not join an Optional Experience to the excavations at Pompeii? See the Abbey of Monte Cassino en route to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Starhotels Vespucci

      14. Florence Sightseeing and Free Time

      Enjoy a morning walking tour with your Local Specialist to see the magical buildings and statues of Florence. Admire panoramic views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo and enjoy time at leisure to immerse yourself in the sights; Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery and Piazza della Signoria.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      15. Florence – Pisa – Monaco – French Riviera (2 Nights)

      View the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Continue past Genoa and in Monaco enjoy views of the harbour and the palace. Travel past picturesque coastal towns to your hotel on the French Riviera.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Amarante Cannes

      16. French Riviera Free Time

      Enjoy a full day of relaxation on one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      17. French Riviera – Avignon – Lyon

      Admire the beautiful countryside around Aix-en-Provence where Van Gogh liked to paint. In Avignon view the Palace of the Popes and the famous bridge. Continue through the Rhône Valley to Lyon.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Campanile Centre Berges Du Rhone

      18. Lyon – Paris (2 Nights)

      The wine-producing region of Burgundy and the Forest of Fontainebleau provide picturesque backdrops for your drive to the elegant, romantic city of Paris. On arrival perhaps take an excursion to visit the magnificent Palace of Versailles.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Courtyard By Marriott La Defense

      19. Paris Orientation and Free Time

      This morning see the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower and more on your orientation. During your free time why not visit a world-famous museum. This evening maybe take the chance to see one of the famous Parisian cabaret shows?

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      20. Depart Paris

      Say goodbye to your Travel Director and travelling companions this morning as your magical trip comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      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

      Versailles Palace And Gardens

      Built for the Sun King, Louis XIV, the Palace of Versailles was the envy of every European ruler. Your Local Specialist will take you through the State apartments and famous Hall of Mirrors, with free time to stroll the symmetrical tree-lined gardens. Please note: this optional is subject to availability.

      Adult Price: €65.00

      Available Departures

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Avignon
          View the Palace of the Popes and St. Bénezet Bridge

        • Black Forest
          Drive through Germany's famous forested region

        • Cologne
          View the Gothic Cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          See Piazza Santa Croce on your included morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Panoramic view from Piazzale Michelangelo

        • Innsbruck
          View the Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace

        • Liechtenstein
          Visit the capital, Vaduz

        • Lucerne
          Visit the Lion Monument and view the medieval Old Town

        • Lyon
          Orientation of this UNESCO World Heritage site

        • Monaco
          Visit the Principality

        • Paris
          View the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower on your morning sightseeing

        • Pisa
          View the Leaning Tower

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

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

        • Schaffhausen
          Stop to view the Rhine Falls

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

        • Verona
          View Juliet's balcony


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 17 Buffet breakfasts

        • 7 Three course dinners


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

      Lyon, France
        • 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 CostSaver'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 CostSaver recommended London hotel booked through CostSaver 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

      • Guest Service Rating from 166 Reviews

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : I liked the tour guide Jon O'Reilly very much. He was very well organized and professional. Here are a few suggestion I have about how to improve the tour quality. Please have the hotels, especially the ones in Switzerland and Germany improve their dinner quality. Moreover, I

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : Well thought out tour and the tour director and driver where excellent. Good value for money but some of the hotels very basic.Product : I would have liked to spend more time in Sorrento as it was a long trip for only a few hours. Overall the itinerary was very good.

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : The Tour Director was well informed and was helpful with any queries or questions. Yes I would recommend them to my friends their prices are well below their competitors.Product : I think that the trip would have been better if it was started in Amsterdam and have more time

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : I think the whole thing was done very well overall. The hotel in Giswell, Switzerland was a beautiful location but the customer service left a lot to be desired. I felt like guest's there was a real imposition to the staff. Internet was very bad on the coach,when we often had

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : Well organised, easy way to experience a lot of places in a short time without all the decision making and stress of finding your own way around EuropeProduct : A good range of places to experience

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