European Magic

14 days

from $141 pppd

Trip available from Jul 2017 to Sep 2017.
"Another first rate performance"
Glenn , Jun 2014

Relax along the stylish promenades of Europe's classiest capitals. See the gastronomic centres of Lyon, Florence and Rome, and soak up the sunshine along the French Riviera, visiting Cannes and the Principality of Monaco en route to picturesque Tuscany.

Trip type:
CostSaver
Trip code:
EELMA

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1.

    ARRIVE LONDON (2 NIGHTS)

    Relax after your journey or take a stroll through this lively city.

    Hotel

    Hilton Olympia

  • 2.

    LONDON FREE TIME

    Today is yours to explore the sights of London, one of the most fascinating and exciting cities in the world.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

  • 3.

    LONDON – PARIS (2 NIGHTS)

    This morning meet your Travel Director and traveling companions to board your Trafalgar coach and set off from London. Drive through the scenic Kent countryside to Dover. Admire the White Cliffs as you cross by ferry to Calais, France. Travel through the battlefields of the Somme to the glittering capital, Paris.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

    Hotel

    Suite Home Chatillon

  • 4.

    PARIS ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

    Admire the sights of this elegant city including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Spend free time afterwards soaking up the atmosphere with a walk along the banks of the Seine or visit a world-class museum or gallery. Tonight don't miss the opportunity to go to a famous Parisian cabaret.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 5.

    PARIS – BEAUNE – LYON

    Head south past the vast Forest of Fontainebleau, former hunting ground of the French kings. Visit the medieval town of Beaune, the wine capital of the Burgundy region. Overnight in the great gastronomic city of Lyon. Due to its historical and architectural landmarks, the city has been added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast
    Dinner

    Hotel

    Campanile Lyon Centre Berge Du Rhone

  • 6.

    LYON – GENEVA

    Cross into Switzerland and arrive later at the international city of Geneva which lies at the western end of Lake Léman. Enjoy an orientation tour of this beautiful city including the unique Jet d'Eau and the United Nations building. Afterwards spend free time exploring on your own. Perhaps take a stroll by the lake and admire the modern sculptures.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Les Nations

  • 7.

    GENEVA – CANNES (2 NIGHTS)

    Drive south past Grenoble, a university city and a renowned winter sports resort. Continue through impressive landscape leading from the Alps to the Côte d'Azur. Arrive in the coastal town of Cannes which is famed for its International Film Festival.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Amarante

  • 8.

    FRENCH RIVIERA FREE TIME

    A full day to relax on the French Riviera. Why not spend the day on the beach, shop for designer goods or enjoy French cuisine at a pavement café?

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 9.

    CANNES – MONACO – PISA – MONTECATINI

    Visit the Principality of Monaco which has been ruled by the Grimaldi family since the 13th century. Walk through the Old Town and view the Royal Palace which is home to the Grimaldi family, and the cathedral where Princess Grace and her husband Prince Rainier were married. Continue along the coast into Italy, past the port of Genoa to Pisa where you view the famous Leaning Tower. Your day ends in the Tuscan spa town of Montecatini where you dine tonight at your hotel.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast
    Dinner

    Hotel

    Tuscany Inn

  • 10.

    MONTECATINI – FLORENCE – VENICE (2 NIGHTS)

    A short drive through rolling countryside brings you to the Renaissance city of Florence. Spend time on your own exploring Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. Don't forget to shop for high-quality leather goods and 18-carat gold jewellery. Arrive later in the magical city of Venice for your two-night stay.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast
    Dinner

    Hotel

    Best Western Airvenice

  • 11.

    VENICE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

    Admire this Byzantine city as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. View the Bridge of Sighs and the magnificent Basilica of St. Mark. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Afterwards explore on your own or perhaps take a cruise to one of the islands for lunch.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 12.

    VENICE – ROME (2 NIGHTS)

    Cross the Veneto plain via Bologna and drive over the Apennine Mountains. Continue through Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio to Rome, the Eternal City.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast
    Dinner

    Hotel

    Pinewood

  • 13.

    ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Your Local Specialist takes you on a tour of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City where you view Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Pietà. Your wonderful sightseeing tour continues across the River Tiber to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend free time seeing more sights such as the Sistine Chapel or relax at a pavement café in Piazza Navona.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 14.

    DEPART ROME

    This morning say 'arrivederci' to your travelling companions and your Travel Director at the end of a memorable European holiday. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Conditions apply.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

What's Always Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Beaune

    Visit this medieval town
  • Cannes

    Visit the sophisticated Film Festival city
  • Dover

    See the White Cliffs
  • Florence

    Visit the Renaissance city
  • Geneva

    Orientation includes the Jet d'Eau and the United Nations building
  • Lyon

    See the historic Old Town
  • Monaco

    View the Royal Palace and Cathedral
  • Paris

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

    View the Leaning Tower
  • Rome

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

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

Dining

  • 11 buffet breakfasts

  • 4 three course dinners

  • 2 full breakfasts

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 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 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 link below for airport transfer page
  • Airport transfers are provided on the last travel day. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel

Airport Transfers

Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

Optional Experiences

Notes

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Paris

  • Seine Cruise And Paris Illuminations

    Adult Price: €36.00 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.
  • Notre Dame And Latin Quarter

    Adult Price: €32.00 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 exemplar of Gothic architecture. Afterward, 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.
  • Moulin Rouge Cabaret And Dinner

    Adult Price: €162.00 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!
  • Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

    Adult Price: €139.00 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.

Lake Geneva

  • Yvoire and Mt Saleve

    Adult Price: €46.00 A gorgeous drive through the French region of Savoie brings us to lakeside Yvoire, voted one of the country’s ten most picturesque villages. Winding cobbled streets and medieval stone houses are overlooked by a 14th-century chateau. Then, we'll visit the 'Balcony of Geneve', Mt Saleve, to experience stunning views of the city and surroundings.

Cannes

  • St. Paul And Corniche Discovery with Lunch or Dinner

    Adult Price: €82.00 Join us on a drive inland towards the mountains to visit the historic, walled hilltop town of St. Paul - an artists’ paradise. We’ll continue along the Riviera, passing through glamorous Nice and travelling on the Corniche roads as you admire the spectacular views, before arriving at a characteristic restaurant for a delicious meal including drinks.
  • St Paul de Vence and Nice

    Adult Price: €43.00 A lovely drive into the Esteral Heights bring us to the quaint walled hilltown of St Paul de Vence. Our walk through the village’s winding streets with a Local Specialist reveals elegant fountains,vine-covered ramparts and interesting galleries. Then, because no visit to the Riviera is complete without it, we continue to glorious Nice to enjoy the city, its old town and colourful provençale markets.

Venice

  • Gondolas & Grand Canal

    Adult Price: €69.00 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.
  • Lagoon Cruise to Burano with Food and Drinks

    Adult Price: €70.00 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.

Rome

  • Piazzas and Fountains of Rome

    Adult Price: €33.00 Starting with a lovely drive and continuing on foot, you'll discover hidden backstreets, piazzas and fountains of the 'Eternal City' with a Local Specialist. Along the Way you'll marvel at the timeless Pantheon, the best-preserved Roman temple in the world. Many additional highlights are revealed on this relaxed tour that also offers free time in a gorgeous Baroque square with street artists, trattorias and gelaterias!
  • Inside The Vatican & Colosseum

    Adult Price: €79.00 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.
  • Roman Evening with Dinner

    Adult Price: €61.00 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.
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