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European Impressions end London

17 Days 7 Countries 14 Cities

This trip starts in England and features the best of Europe, covering France, Austria and more.

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    • Alternative London Hotel: Departures 07 December, 17 December and 21 December 2017 start and end at our London Reception Centre or the Ibis Earls Court
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      • Alternative London Hotel: Departures 07 December, 17 December and 21 December 2017 start and end at our London Reception Centre or the Ibis Earls Court
      • 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 Trafalgar.
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      About this trip

      The birthplaces of arts, culture and history are on show in this discovery of Europe's Renaissance masterpieces, from the spires of Cologne and Vienna's Baroque Opera House, to St. Peter's Basilica and the magnificent Doge's Palace in Venice.


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      16 Nights

      accommodation

      21 Meals
      • 14 buffet breakfasts

      • 5 three course dinners

      • 2 full breakfasts

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Cologne
          View the Gothic cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

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

        • Innsbruck
          View the Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace

        • Lucerne
          Orientation includes the Lion Monument and the Old Town

        • Lugano
          See this magnificent Swiss lake

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

        • Salzburg
          Visit the Baroque town of Mozart's birth

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

        • Vienna
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist features the Opera House, Hofburg, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 14 buffet breakfasts

        • 5 three course dinners

        • 2 full breakfasts


      What's Included

      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 and drop-off 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

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel


        Airport Transfers

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


       

      European Impressions end London

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive London (2 Nights)

      Welcome to London. Relax and unwind after check-in.

      Hotel
      Hilton Olympia

      2. London Free Time

      Spend the day exploring the sights and delights of this wonderful city on your own.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      3. London – Amsterdam

      Greetings from your Travel Director. A scenic drive through Kent brings you to Dover. See the White Cliffs as you board the ferry and cross to Calais, France. Admire the countryside as you traverse Belgium and The Netherlands. In Amsterdam, one of Europe's friendliest cities, enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre. Later you might like to take a canal cruise in a glass-covered boat - it's a great way to see the city.

      Hotel
      Ibis Airport

      4. Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhine Cruise – Rhineland

      Pass Arnhem into Germany and view Cologne Cathedral, the city's most famous landmark. Continue past Bonn to Boppard where you embark on a relaxing cruise along the River Rhine past ancient castles and vineyards. Disembark at St. Goar where you view the Lorelei Rock and hear the legend of the fabled siren. Dine tonight at your Rhineland hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Achat Premium Neustadt

      5. Rhineland – Fern Pass – Innsbruck

      Head south into the region of Bavaria. Glimpse Neuschwanstein Castle built by King Ludwig II, before taking the scenic Fern Pass into Austria. In the Tyrolean capital, Innsbruck, see the sights including the Golden Roof and St. Jakob's cathedral.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Alphotel

      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: €35.00

      6. Innsbruck – Salzburg – Vienna (2 Nights)

      Explore the splendours of Salzburg, renowned for the city's most famous son Mozart and film location for ‘the Sound of Music. Your scenic journey continues towards the River Danube, arriving later in the elegant city of Vienna.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Courtyard by Marriott Schoenbrunn

      7. Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time

      Your Local Specialist shows you the city's important landmarks including the Opera House, the Hofburg, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards. Spend free time afterwards sightseeing or shop for souvenirs on the fashionable Kärtnerstrasse.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      8. Vienna – Venice (2 Nights)

      Journey through mountains and small picturesque towns to the Austrian Lake District. Cross the Italian border and arrive later in Venice, your home for the next two nights.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Best Western Plus Quid Airport

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner And Viennese Concert

      A wonderful evening of all things Viennese! Enjoy a superb dinner with drinks, followed by a concert of Viennese classical music. Works by Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be performed and your 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine or juice during the interval will only enhance the experience.

      Adult Price: €100.00

      Viennese Concert

      You’ll enjoy a wonderful concert of Viennese classical music including some of the most famous works of Strauss and Mozart, performed by some of the most highly acclaimed soloists and dancers in Austria. You’ll receive 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine during the interval.

      Adult Price: €54.00

      9. Venice Orientation and Free Time

      Discover this Byzantine city as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Admire the Bridge of Sighs and the ornate Doge's Palace. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local craft at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca island.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Viennese Dinner with Musical Entertainment

      Enjoy dinner in an atmospheric Viennese restaurant, with drinks and traditional musical entertainment included. A unique experience in one of Europe’s most elegant cities.

      Adult Price: €61.00

      Schönbrunn Palace And Gardens

      The Imperial Summer Palace of Schönbrunn offers an amazing journey through the centuries of Hapsburg rule. It is perfectly preserved and richly decorated with treasures from around the globe. Each room has a story to tell, so of course, you’ll have a Local Specialist to bring it to life and VIP entrance to make the most of your time.

      Adult Price: €42.00

      10. Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

      Admire the scenery as you cross the fertile Po Valley and journey over the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Rome, the Eternal City. This evening you might like to explore the city's vibrant nightlife.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Black

      Optional Experiences

      Gondolas & 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: €69.00

      11. Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

      Your Local Specialist takes you on a visit of St. Peter's Basilica where you see Michelangelo's sculpture, the Pietà. Your sightseeing tour continues across the Tiber where you will view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. In your free time visit the magnificent Sistine Chapel or relax at a sidewalk café on Via Del Corso and watch the world go by.

      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: €70.00

      12. Rome – Florence

      Drive through Tuscany's Chianti region to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. In your free time visit 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.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Starhotels Vespucci

      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

      13. Florence – Lake Lucerne Region (2 Nights)

      North from Florence via Bologna and Milan and across the Swiss border, you travel through beautiful, ever-changing scenery. See picturesque Lake Lugano, then take the famous St. Gotthard route through the Alps to Lake Lucerne. Later why not experience a Swiss folklore and fondue evening?

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Swissever Zug

      Optional Experiences

      Roman Evening with Dinner

      This easy-going evening in Rome begins with a beautiful drive to see amazing city sights. We arrive at one of our favourite restaurants, where you'll enjoy a warm welcome and delicious dinner of local cuisine with drinks and music.

      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: €79.00

      14. Lucerne Orientation and Free Time

      See the highlights of Lucerne this morning on your orientation tour including the medieval Old Town and a visit to the renowned Lion Monument. Spend free time afterwards relaxing or perhaps take an Optional Experience up a nearby mountain for breathtaking views.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Florence's Renaissance Treasures

      This trip is all about exploring the jewel in Florence's crown: its Renaissance heritage. First, you'll get to view the Michelangelo collection, including the statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. You’ll continue to the Duomo where you’ll see first-hand its spectacular design. The trip ends in Signoria Square, the political centre of Florence.

      Adult Price: €42.00

      15. Lake Lucerne Region – Paris (2 Nights)

      Travel west across the French border, past Belfort. Continue through the Burgundy wine region, with views of the vineyards. Arrive later in the capital Paris.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Mercure La Defense 5

      Optional Experiences

      Swiss Folklore Evening And Dinner

      Tonight we’ll enjoy a tasty Swiss meal, including the famous Swiss cheese fondue, in a typical restaurant. While enjoying dinner, you can also join in a lively folklore show which includes yodelling, flag-throwing and Alpine horn-blowing. Two drinks are also included.

      Adult Price: Fr.99.00

      16. Paris Orientation and Free Time

      This morning see the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower and more on your sightseeing tour. Explore on your own afterwards. Stroll along the banks of the Seine or visit one of the city's world-class museums. Tonight why not celebrate the end of your journey with a traditional Parisian cabaret?

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Mount Pilatus And Lake Cruise

      We’ll ascend by cog-wheel train to Mount Pilatus’ summit, where you’ll have time to explore, admire the views, and breathe the pure air. Then, we’ll descent by cable-car to enjoy a scenic lake cruise. On certain departures this Optional may be operated in reverse.

      Adult Price: Fr.112.00

      Alpine Farm & Carriage Ride

      A chance to get to know the Swiss, you’ll meet local farmers and enjoy a delightful countryside tour in horse drawn carriages. Soak up the stunning scenery as we trot around a typical rural community, en route to a working farm where you’ll savour local drinks and snacks.

      Adult Price: Fr.67.00

      17. Paris – London

      This morning say 'au revoir' to Paris. Cross northern France and the Somme battlefields and pass the Canadian War Memorial at Vimy Ridge. In Calais board your ferry to Dover and continue by coach to London, where you bid farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions.

      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

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Cologne
          View the Gothic cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

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

        • Innsbruck
          View the Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace

        • Lucerne
          Orientation includes the Lion Monument and the Old Town

        • Lugano
          See this magnificent Swiss lake

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

        • Salzburg
          Visit the Baroque town of Mozart's birth

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

        • Vienna
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist features the Opera House, Hofburg, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 14 buffet breakfasts

        • 5 three course dinners

        • 2 full breakfasts


      What's Included

      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 and drop-off 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

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel


        Airport Transfers

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


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 111 Reviews

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        Service rating : Everything was fantastic, would definitely recommend and use againProduct : Was exactly as name suggests, got taste of everything

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        Service rating : Bern our tour leader is a very friendly lady and easy to talk to. I am overall very satisfied with the hotel, food and service provided at every place we visited. No complain at all.Product : Covered a lot of interesting cities and very efficient travelling if thats you cup of

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        Our tour guide Bernadette aka Bern was incredible. She took her time to get to know each and every one of us to make all our experiences amazing. All the optional experiences showed each country's fantastic history and beauty. Our coach driver Marchello was always on time and made me feel safe.

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        Bern was the best tour director I have travelled with.Over the years I have travelled quiet a bit.Marcello was a very skilled driver.

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        Service rating : the service we received on the actual tour was fantastic (including our tour director and coach driver) but we were not impressed with the service from flight centre. we were virtually lied to about many things and would not book with them in the future.Product : too many early

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