European Horizons 2017

Tour Type: Discovery
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2017

Enjoy a stately sojourn through some of Europe's most captivating capitals - the exquisite Grand Place of Brussels, imposing Arc de Triomphe and Rome's St. Peter's Basilica stand nobly over equally impressive. Explore the floating city of Venice, cruise down the Rhine past medieval ruins and admire Alpine scenery as you travel through Florence, Zermatt and Monaco en route to Paris.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in London, Rome, Florence and Paris
  • Cruise along the River Rhine
  • Orientation of Bruges, Brussels, Heidelberg, Munich, Innsbruck, Venice, Pisa, Monaco, Nice, Zermatt and Lucerne
  • See the Lorelei Rock and the Vineyards of Burgundy
  • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the Olympic Ski Jump at Cortina and the ancient sites of Rome
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, St. Paul de Vence, a French Perfumery and the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Dining Highlights
  • 17 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 6 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel
  • Ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
18 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1LondonArrive London (2 Nights): Welcome to London. Spend time exploring the delights of the city or simply relax after your journey and look forward to your amazing vacation.
Thistle Euston
Day 2LondonLondon Sightseeing: See London's biggest sights on your fantastic guided tour, including Big Ben, Buckinham Palace and Westminster Abbey with a Local Specialist. Free time later is an opportunity to discover the places you've always dreamed of seeing.Full Breakfast
Day 3BrusselsLondon - Bruges - Brussels: Meet your Travel Director this morning and travel to Dover to board the ferry and cross the Channel to France. Continue over the Belgian border and see the canals and cobbled streets of medieval Bruges on your way to Brussels. On arrival your orientation includes views of the Atomium, the Royal Palace and a walk through the Grand Place to see the Manneken Pis. This evening get to know your companions and your Travel Director at a Welcome Reception including a light dinner and welcome drinks.Full Breakfast, Welcome Reception
Day 4RhinelandBrussels - Rhine Cruise - Heidelberg - Rhineland: This morning travel into Germany. Cruise down the River Rhine from Boppard past medieval ruins and picturesque scenery to St. Goar. Hear the fable of the Lorelei Rock. Later view Heidelberg Castle which is perched on the hillside above the River Neckar.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Achat Plaza Karlsruhe
Day 5InnsbruckRhineland - Munich - Innsbruck: Cross the Swabian Uplands to Munich. See the Olympic Stadium, Marienplatz and Hofbräuhaus during your orientation. In the Tyrol's capital, Innsbruck, view the centuries-old Golden Roof and St. Jakob's Cathedral. This evening enjoy a Regional Meal with local specialities.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 6VeniceInnsbruck - Cortina d'Ampezzo - Venice (2 Nights): Enjoy a spectacular alpine drive through the Brenner Pass into Italy. See the famous Olympic ski-jump at Cortina d'Ampezzo with free time for lunch in the dramatic Dolomites. Arrive later in the magical city of Venice - Queen of the Adriatic. You might start your two-night stay by opting for a romantic gondola ride.Buffet Breakfast
Le Boulevard
Day 7VeniceVenice Orientation: Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square and see the wonders of this unique floating city including the Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island. Spend free time exploring on your own - perhaps take a boat trip round the lagoon or wander through the narrow streets and shop for souvenirs.Buffet Breakfast
Day 8RomeVenice - Rome (2 Nights): Head south across the forested Apennine Mountains to Rome, the Eternal City.Buffet Breakfast
Courtyard by Marriott Central Park
Day 9RomeRome Sightseeing: Your Local Specialist gives an interesting account of Rome's rich history on your guided sightseeing this morning. Visit St. Peter's Basilica, one of the holiest sites in the Christian world. View the ancient sites of Rome including the mighty Colosseum. Spend time seeing the sights of your choice or sit back and experience 'la dolce vita'.Buffet Breakfast
Day 10FlorenceRome - Florence Sightseeing: Drive north into beautiful Tuscan countryside to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Your Local Specialist brings the city's amazing history to life during your guided walking tour which includes Piazza della Signoria, views of the Duomo, Baptistery and the Ponte Vecchio which is a feat of medieval engineering.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Day 11NiceFlorence - Pisa - Monaco - Nice (2 Nights): See the Leaning Tower of Pisa, one of the world's most famous landmarks, which stands beside the Cathedral and Baptistery. Follow the coast across the border to the French Riviera. Visit the Principality of Monaco and see part of the Grand Prix circuit. Arrive later in Nice, your home for the next two nights.Buffet Breakfast
Day 12NiceFragonard Perfumery and St. Paul De Vence: Visit the Fragonard Perfumery to learn about this intricate art, and perhaps buy some for yourself. Later explore St. Paul de Vence, one of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera, and well-known for its art. Spend the afternoon in Nice. Relax on the beach, shop in fashionable boutiques or stroll along the Promenade des Anglais.Buffet Breakfast
Day 13ZermattNice - Tasch - Zermatt (2 Nights): Travel back into Italy and through the Italian Lake Region before crossing the Swiss border. In Tasch, board electric minibuses to the renowned mountain resort of Zermatt.Buffet Breakfast
Day 14ZermattZermatt: Enjoy a relaxing day exploring the town or consider joining an Optional Experience up the Matterhorn.Buffet Breakfast
Day 15LucerneZermatt - Lucerne: This morning travel to lakeside Lucerne, admire the stunning alpine scenery on your journey. Visit the Lion Monument and see the iconic Chapel Bridge. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Grand Europe Authentic Accommodation
Day 16ParisLucerne - Paris (2 Nights): Cross into France and see the vineyards in the wine-producing region of Burgundy. Admire the Auxerrois vineyards and the changing terrain on your journey north to the glittering capital, Paris.Buffet Breakfast
Evergreen Laurel
Day 17ParisParis Sightseeing: Paris is a beautiful city with an abundance of famous sights. See the Place de la Concorde, the Champs Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe on your guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Marvel at the skyline from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Celebrate the end of your journey tonight with your fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 18Depart ParisDepart Paris: Say 'au revoir' to Paris and your fellow travellers at the end of a remarkable holiday. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

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