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14 Days 7 Countries 13 Cities

Take in the stunning scenery and beautiful cities of Britain, Germany, France and Italy on this CostSaver trip.

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    • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Hilton Olympia/Ibis Earls Court hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through CostSaver.
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      Extensions available for this trip

      Secure your trip with a deposit today

      Easy Quote View Trip Book Now Please call 866 530 6085

      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 Hilton Olympia/Ibis Earls Court hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through CostSaver.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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

      Mountains and monuments dot your route from London to Rome. Admire Munich's musical Glockenspiel in Marienplatz, take an exhilarating journey through an Alpine highway and marvel at St. Mark's Square in Venice, with stops in Rome, Lucerne and Paris.


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      Trip code: EEXP

      13 Nights

      accommodation

      15 Meals
      • 11 Buffet breakfasts

      • 4 Three course dinners

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Cologne
          View the Gothic cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          Enjoy panoramic views from Piazzale Michelangelo. Admire Florentine leatherwork

        • Innsbruck
          View the famous Golden Roof and see the ski-jump

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

        • Munich
          See the Glockenspiel in the Marienplatz and the Hofbräuhaus

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

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

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

        • Swiss Alps
          Picture-book scenery

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 11 Buffet breakfasts

        • 4 Three course dinners


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      Unbeatable Features

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        • 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 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

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

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


        Airport Transfers

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


       

      European Experience

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive London (2 Nights)

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

      Hotel
      Hilton Olympia

      2. London Free Time

      The day is yours to explore the delights of London. 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 travelling companions to board your coach and set off from London. Admire the famous White Cliffs in Dover where you board a ferry for the short Channel crossing to Calais in France. Drive through Belgium's Flanders fields into The Netherlands, renowned for tulips, clogs and windmills. Later arrive in Amsterdam, one of Europe's friendliest cities.

      Hotel
      Ibis Schiphol/Corendon Village

      4. Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhineland

      Cross into Germany and view Cologne Cathedral, the tallest Roman Catholic cathedral in the World. In Boppard embark on a scenic cruise down the River Rhine past terraced vineyards and towering castles. Finish the day at your hotel in the Rhineland.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Achat Premium Walldorf/Reilingen

      5. Rhineland – Munich – Innsbruck

      In Munich admire the Glockenspiel in the Marienplatz and the Hofbräuhaus. Continue along the Inn Valley to the Austrian Tyrol and on to Innsbruck, a picturesque town where you view the sights including the Golden Roof and see the ski-jump.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Bon Alpina

      6. Innsbruck – Venice

      Enjoy an exhilarating journey through the Brenner Pass - one of the principal alpine highways - to Italy. In the Byzantine city of Venice cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Marvel at St. Mark's Basilica and the ornate Doge's Palace. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop and see a demonstration, then spend time discovering the delights of Venice. You might like to take a romantic ride in a gondola.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Alexander

      7. Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

      Traverse the Veneto plain via Bologna and cross the dramatic Apennine Mountains into Tuscany. Continue through Umbria to Lazio and the capital, Rome. This evening take the opportunity to explore the city's beautiful squares and fountains and perhaps savour the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Raganelli

      8. Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

      Your Local Specialist brings Rome's rich history to life during your wonderful sightseeing tour. Visit St. Peter's Basilica, featuring magnificent works of art. Your tour continues across the Tiber to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend the rest of the day as you wish. From the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Museums to the incredible fountains in Piazza Navona, Rome is full of wonderful, unmissable sights.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      9. Rome – Florence

      Drive north through Umbria into the rolling countryside of Tuscany. In the Renaissance city of Florence enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Afterwards there is time to explore the Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. Don't forget to shop for leather goods and 18-carat gold jewellery.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Novotel Firenze Nord

      10. Florence – Lucerne Region (2 Nights)

      Cross the Apennines to the great northern plain and pass the city of Milan. Continue north to the Swiss border and follow the scenic St. Gotthard route to Lake Lucerne in the heart of Switzerland. The landscape is breathtaking.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ski Lodge Engelberg

      11. Lucerne Orientation and Free Time

      Admire the sights of Lucerne during your morning orientation tour including views of the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and a visit to the Lion Monument, built to commemorate the Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI during the French Revolution. Spend free time shopping for Swiss chocolate or perhaps take an Optional Experience up a mountain peak.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      12. Lucerne Region – Paris (2 Nights)

      Journey into France and pass the Vosges Mountains. See the vineyards as you travel through the great wine region of Burgundy. Arrive later in the elegant capital, Paris. This evening you might like to take a tour of the city and see the dazzling illuminations.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Mercure Ivry Quai De Seine

      13. Paris Orientation and Free Time

      Paris is a beautiful city, and probably has more familiar landmarks than any other capital in the world. See most of them during your orientation with views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Afterwards there is time for you to explore on your own. Tonight is the last evening of your holiday so you might consider a delicious dinner at a cosy bistro. Also, no trip to Paris is complete without seeing a famous cabaret show featuring the can-can.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      14. Depart Paris

      Say farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of an amazing holiday. 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

      Available Departures

      Please see http://costsaver.trafalgar.com:80/usa/tours/european-experience?season=Summer+2018 for the latest discounts & departure information.


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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Cologne
          View the Gothic cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          Enjoy panoramic views from Piazzale Michelangelo. Admire Florentine leatherwork

        • Innsbruck
          View the famous Golden Roof and see the ski-jump

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

        • Munich
          See the Glockenspiel in the Marienplatz and the Hofbräuhaus

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

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

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

        • Swiss Alps
          Picture-book scenery

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 11 Buffet breakfasts

        • 4 Three course dinners


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • 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 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

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

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


        Airport Transfers

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


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 330 Reviews

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        Service rating : I would buy from them againProduct : Enjoyed being VIP’s and having good guides

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        Service rating : We had an amazing experience with Costsaver. From the moment we received our welcome pack we were constantly given information and updates on the trip as to times and locations. Our guide, Sophia was great, we couldn't have asked for a better guide. The only downfall with the

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        Service rating : Had the best 12 days anyone can ask for. Organised very well and always kept in the loop for timings each day. Fantastic tour guide and driver! Very well looked after by these 2. Will certainly travel again and have already recommended Cost Saver / Trafalgar to family and

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : We had such a Wonderful Holiday, The CostSaver European Experience was incredible, everything you could possibly ask to see in Europe in 2 weeks. All I can say is WOW! Sophia our Tour Director & Tony our Driver were the best they were so professional and took great care of us. It

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        Service:

        Service rating : Well organizedProduct : Was as advertised nothing hidden.

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