European Interlude Summer 2020

Tour Type: Discoveries
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020

Embark on a creative pilgrimage through Europe - from Amsterdam's gabled canal houses and the Cologne Cathedral to Vienna's Opera House and the Doge's Palace in Venice.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • SCENIC CRUISE through Amsterdam's canals and along the Rhine River
  • ORIENTATION of Amsterdam, Munich, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne
  • SEE the Lorelei Rock, Lake Lugano and the Vineyards of Burgundy
  • VIEW the castles of the Rhine Valley, the ancient sites of Rome, the Swiss Alps, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the White Cliffs of Dover
  • VISIT Cologne Cathedral and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
Dining Highlights
  • 16 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Eurostar high-speed train tickets from London to Brussels
  • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (330) 478-0295 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14744203

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer valid through 3/31/2020
17 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1LondonArrive London (2 Nights): Welcome to the British capital - a city that effortlessly combines old and new. Spend your day exploring the bustling streets, acquainting yourself with the verve of a global capital that embraces its fascinating past.
DoubleTree by Hilton Islington
Day 2LondonLondon Sightseeing and Free Time: London's historic landmarks are brought to life on your morning sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist', including views of Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Spend free time this afternoon strolling through the city's Royal Parks, shopping up a storm in Knightsbridge or visiting one of the world-class museums.
Day 3LoAmsterdamLondon - Eurostar - Amsterdam: Set forth on an unforgettable journey capturing the highlights of Europe from Amsterdam to Vienna, Paris to Rome. This morning meet your Travel Director before boarding the Eurostar high-speed train to Brussels. Journey through the lush Belgian and Dutch countryside to Amsterdam where we will spend tonight. This evening get to know the historic centre of this beautiful city, joining your new travel companions and Travel Director on a glass-topped boat, gliding through the canals as you enjoy a light dinner and welcome drink.
Mercure City
Day 4RhinelandAmsterdam - Cologne - Rhine Cruise - Rhineland: We travel to Germany this morning to visit one of Europe's most important places of pilgrimage and the final resting place of the Three Wise Men, Cologne Cathedral. Winding our way down the Rhine River from Boppard to St. Goar, we pass hilltop castles, medieval towns and vineyard-clad hills. We spend tonight in the Rhineland and dine at our hotel.
Mercure am Rathaus
Day 5InnsbruckRhineland - Munich - Innsbruck: Travel through the Swabian Alps to the Bavarian capital of Munich where we will enjoy an orientation of the city to view the Olympic Stadium and Marienplatz, the heart of the city since the 12th century. Watch the bright sunlight glint on Innsbruck's Golden Roof and marvel at the 18th-century Baroque Cathedral of St. Jakob's. Admire the fascinating crystal installations and browse for precious gifts and souvenirs at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds Store before you 'Connect With Locals' and join the Albert family on their farm near Innsbruck for a 'Be My Guest' dinner prepared by chef Gottfried.
Grauer Bar
Day 6ViennaInnsbruck - Salzburg - Vienna (2 Nights): Waltz into the scenic city of Salzburg, and enjoy a walking tour with your 'Local Specialist' to delve into the city's major landmarks. We continue to the imperial city of Vienna.
Roomz Prater
Day 7ViennaVienna Sightseeing Free Time: Explore Baroque splendour on your morning sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist' who will share the sights and sounds of this truly beautiful city. View the Opera House, Stadtpark, Parliament and the Hofburg, once the centre of the powerful Habsburg Empire. This afternoon is yours to soak up the elegant coffee culture of Vienna. Indulge in a slice of delicious sachertorte and coffee served with cream, shop on the trendy Karntnerstrasse or delve into the fascinating musical heritage of a city that was once home to such greats as Beethoven, Brahms and Haydn. Perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience to the opulent Schonbrunn Palace before spending your evening at leisure.
Day 8VeniceVienna - Venice (2 Nights): Journey to the heart of the magnificent Austrian Alps, past the Austrian Lake District and over the Italian border into the fertile Veneto Plains. We arrive in the romantic island city of Venice later where we'll have some free time this evening. Consider exploring the canals of Venice from the comfort of a traditional gondola.
Novotel Mestre Castellana
Day 9VeniceVenice Orientation and Free Time: We travel to Giudecca Island where we'll 'Dive Into Culture' and witness the centuries-old craft of Venetian glassblowing. Take to the city's waters for an exploration of its rich heritage. Admire the beautiful Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica and the Bridge of Sighs before enjoying time at leisure to soak up the romantic atmosphere of the 'Queen of the Adriatic'.
Day 10RomeVenice - Rome (2 Nights): We leave Venice, travelling through the Po Valley and over the Apennines to the 'Eternal City' of Rome, where we will spend the next two nights. Enjoy an evening discovering the effervescent spirit of a city that never sleeps and embrace la dolce vita around every turn.
Cardinal St Peter
Day 11RomeRome Sightseeing and Free Time: Venture to the centre of Christianity this morning and join your 'Local Specialist' to see Michelangelo's Pieta. Cross the Tiber River to Ancient Rome to see the Colosseum and Circus Maximus. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or consider an Optional Experience to view the spectacular frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Day 12FlorenceRome - Florence Sightseeing: The scenic beauty of Tuscany is our constant companion as we journey north to the beautiful city of Florence. Here we'll explore Renaissance heritage, art and architecture on a guided walking tour with a 'Local Specialist'. View the exquisite marble Duomo and Baptistery, with its famous bronze doors, and visit the Piazza della Signoria, once the political hub of this once 'Free Republic'. View the Ponte Vecchio bridge with its centuries-old shopfronts before spending the afternoon at leisure. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft. You'll have some free time later to perhaps visit the Boboli Gardens or see great works by great masters at the Uffizi Gallery.
Day 13LucerneFlorence - Lucerne (2 Nights): Drive north past Lake Lugano, we wind our way along the scenic St. Gotthard route through the snow-capped Alps to Lucerne. The evening is yours to enjoy the laid-back lakeside atmosphere or perhaps savour in the rich buttery flavours of cheese fondue during a traditional Swiss folklore evening.
Day 14LucerneLucerne Orientation and Free Time: Visit the mournful mortally wounded lion hewn from rock to commemorate the sacrifice made by the Swiss Guard during the French Revolution and the flower- lined wooden Chapel Bridge spanning the Reuss. Spend the rest of your day admiring the colourful facades of the Old Town Lucerne or enjoy an Optional Experience to one of the surrounding peaks for panoramic views.
Day 15ParisLucerne - Paris (2 Nights): From Lucerne, we cross into France and journey through the rolling vineyards of Burgundy before arriving in Paris. The City of Light shines brightly this evening and is yours to explore at leisure. Perhaps watch the pageantry of a traditional Parisian Cabaret, stroll along the Seine admiring the city's exquisite architecture or relax at a bistro enjoying the city's delicious gourmet scene.
Pullman La Defense
Day 16ParisParis Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a 'Local Specialist' for a morning sightseeing tour to see the iconic sights of Paris, including the Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees and the Eiffel Tower. View Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. This evening, we celebrate a memorable holiday with our newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner.
Day 17ParisDepart Paris: Today bid adieu to your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your memorable holiday. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply.
Complimentary London Return - guests are welcome to return to London by Trafalgar motor coach at no extra cost. Additional accommodation will be required as arrival in London will be late afternoon/early evening. Please speak to your Travel Agent about this at time of booking.

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  • European Interlude Summer 2020

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    Tour Type: DiscoveriesBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020Embark on a creative pilgrimage through Europe - from Amsterdam's gabled canal houses and the Cologne Cathedral to Vienna's Opera House and the Doge's Palace in Venice.

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