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European Accent

14 Days 6 Countries 14 Cities

Immerse yourself in the stunning sites Venice, Paris, Rome and Avignon have to offer. Bathe in sunlight while soaking up the flavours of Europe in all its summer glory.

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      • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Hilton Olympia 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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      • 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

      The lush green countryside of Holland and Germany are your introduction to the highlights of Europe. Explore the fascinating cities of Venice, Paris and Rome, and Avignon, with its imposing Papal Palace.


      Trip type: CostSaver i

      Trip code: EACC

      13 Nights

      accommodation

      17 Meals
      • 13 Buffet breakfasts

      • 4 Three course dinners

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Florence, Italy
        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Avignon
          Views of the Popes' Palace and the Pont Saint-Bénezet

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          Panoramic city views from Piazzale Michelangelo. See Piazza Santa Croce

        • Lucerne
          Visit the Lion Monument and views of the Chapel Bridge

        • Lyon
          Orientation of this UNESCO World Heritage

        • Monaco
          Visit the Principality

        • Paris
          Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower

        • Pisa
          View the Leaning Tower

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

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

        • Swiss Alps
          Scenic St. Gotthard highway

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 13 Buffet breakfasts

        • 4 Three course dinners


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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 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

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

        • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the CostSaver recommended London hotel booked through CostSaver or from the London Reception Centre


        Airport Transfers

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


       

      European Accent

      Your Itinerary

      1. London – Amsterdam

      Greetings from your Travel Director as you leave London and drive through Kent. See the famous White Cliffs of Dover as you cross by ferry to Calais, France. Continue by coach through Belgium to The Netherlands. In Amsterdam enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre. Tonight consider a canal cruise in a glass-topped boat - it's a great way to see the city.

      Hotel
      Ibis Schiphol

      Optional Experiences

      Amsterdam Discovery And Canal Cruise

      Absolutely the best way to see Amsterdam’s wonderful sights! A private cruise by glass-roofed boat travels the historic canal ring, showing imposing warehouses, stately merchant homes, houseboats & bridges. Then, on foot with our Local Specialist, explore the heart of the city, including the not-to-be-missed coffeehouses and shop-windows of the Red Light District!

      Adult Price: €39.00

      2. Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Rhineland

      Cross through The Netherlands and east into Germany. Cruise down the River Rhine past picturesque villages, steep vineyards and medieval castles. Arrive later at your Rhineland hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Achat Plaza Karlsruhe

      3. Rhineland – Lake Lucerne

      Follow the Rhine valley to the Swiss border near Basel and continue through central Switzerland to Lucerne. Your orientation includes the Old Town, the Chapel Bridge and the poignant Lion Monument, built in memory of Louis XVI's Swiss Guards. Don't forget to shop for Swiss chocolate and exquisite watches.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Burestadl

      Optional Experiences

      Mount Stanserhorn And Lake Cruise

      Take a scenic cruise with us across Lake Lucerne to Stans, and one of Switzerland's oldest mountain railways. Travelling by railway and Cabrio cable car, we'll reach 1900m (6300ft), where you’ll have free time to admire the stunning Alpine scenery and enjoy some refreshments. (On certain departures Optional may be operated in reverse, ending with the cruise.)

      Adult Price: Fr.112.00

      4. Lake Lucerne – Venice (2 Nights)

      Enjoy splendid views of alpine scenery as you follow the St. Gotthard highway south to Chiasso at the border with Italy. Travel past Lake Como to the magical city of Venice.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Il Burchiello

      Optional Experiences

      Gondolas & the Grand Canal

      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.

      Adult Price: €70.00

      5. Venice Orientation and Free Time

      Cruise along Venice's Giudecca canal to St. Mark's Square. View the ornate Doge's Palace where the Venetian rulers once lived. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Lagoon Cruise to Burano with Food and Drinks

      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.

      Adult Price: €71.00

      6. Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

      Cross the Veneto plains and drive over the Apennine Mountains. Continue through Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio to Rome - the Eternal City.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Raganelli

      Optional Experiences

      Piazzas and Fountains of Rome

      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!

      Adult Price: €33.00

      7. Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

      This morning consider an Optional Experience to the Sistine Chapel featuring Michelangelo's magnificent frescoed ceiling, considered to be his crowning achievement. Then your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour starting with a visit to St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend the rest of the day exploring on your own.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Roman Evening with Dinner

      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.

      Adult Price: €61.00

      Inside The Vatican & Colosseum

      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.

      Adult Price: €81.00

      8. Rome – Florence

      Travel north through the rolling hills of Umbria into Tuscany and the Renaissance city of Florence. Enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Spend free time visiting Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city’s historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Wall Art

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner, Wine And Music In The Tuscan Hills

      Join us for a scenic drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. We will enjoy a meal at a charming restaurant where a selection of regional favourites is served, accompanied by a selection of local wines and live music. A truly unforgettable experience, with an atmosphere that is the essence of all things Tuscan.

      Adult Price: €64.00

      Florence's Renaissance Treasures

      This trip is all about exploring the jewel in Florence's crown: its Renaissance heritage. You'll view the Michelangelo collection, including the masterpiece that is his statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. You’ll also see the Duomo and experience first-hand its spectacular design. Signoria Square, the political centre of Florence, will also be visited on this wonderful experience.

      Adult Price: €42.00

      Tuscan Dinner at Villa Machiavelli

      A scenic drive into the Chianti hills, past vineyards, brings us to a delightful hamlet overlooked by an imposing castle. Our destination is the ancient stone house of Machiavelli, where the great political theorist wrote his immortal work, ‘The Prince’. After a welcome drink and visit of the villa and its wine-cellars, we'll enjoy the best of Tuscan cuisine accompanied by great music and drinks, including of course, Chianti from the Villa’s own vines. This is the essence of all great things Tuscan, past and present, condensed into one memorable evening!

      Adult Price: €65.00

      9. Florence – Pisa – Monaco – Cannes (2 Nights)

      View the Leaning Tower in the Square of Miracles. Follow the Italian coast to the stunning French Riviera and enjoy amazing views of the harbour and the palace in Monaco. Then continue to glittering Cannes, famed for its film festival.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Appart'City Confort

      10. Cannes Free Time

      Enjoy free time in Cannes to explore or relax on the beach and consider a swim in the Mediterranean Sea.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      St. Paul And Corniche Discovery with Lunch or Dinner

      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.

      Adult Price: €82.00

      St Paul de Vence and Nice

      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.

      Adult Price: €43.00

      11. Cannes – Avignon – Lyon

      In the papal town of Avignon view the renowned broken bridge made famous in the song 'sur le pont d'Avignon' and the imposing Papal Palace. Continue to Lyon, the third-largest city in France located in the Rhône-Alpes region. Due to its historical and architectural landmarks this city has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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

      12. Lyon – Versailles – Paris (2 Nights)

      This morning travel north through scenic countryside. Stop in Versailles and consider a visit to the magnificent Palace and Gardens of Versailles before arriving in the elegant, romantic capital city of Paris.

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

      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 and involves reservation and entrance pre-payments. Cancellation within 24 hours will incur a 50% cancellation fee.

      Adult Price: €65.00

      13. Paris Orientation and Free Time

      Your morning orientation includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Later consider an excursion to explore Notre Dame and the Latin Quarter. You might like to finish your evening with a cabaret show, for which Paris is famous.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Notre Dame And Latin Quarter

      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 the epitome of Gothic architecture. Afterwards, 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.

      Adult Price: €33.00

      Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

      One of the oldest and most elegant revue theatres in Paris, Nouvelle Eve is a hidden gem, where you’ll meet the Director and two of the cast members before enjoying a four-course dinner with wine. You will then experience unparalleled Parisian entertainment – including the world-famous Can-Can.

      Adult Price: €139.00

      14. Paris – London

      From Paris drive north across the battlefields of World War l. Board the ferry at Calais and cross the English Channel to Dover. Say goodbye to your fellow travellers in London where your memorable holiday ends.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Available Departures

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Florence, Italy
        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Avignon
          Views of the Popes' Palace and the Pont Saint-Bénezet

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          Panoramic city views from Piazzale Michelangelo. See Piazza Santa Croce

        • Lucerne
          Visit the Lion Monument and views of the Chapel Bridge

        • Lyon
          Orientation of this UNESCO World Heritage

        • Monaco
          Visit the Principality

        • Paris
          Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower

        • Pisa
          View the Leaning Tower

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

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

        • Swiss Alps
          Scenic St. Gotthard highway

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 13 Buffet breakfasts

        • 4 Three course dinners


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

      $name
        • 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

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

        • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the CostSaver recommended London hotel booked through CostSaver or from the London Reception Centre


        Airport Transfers

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


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