European Whirl Winter 2018/19

European Whirl Winter 2018/19


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

The tring tring of Dutch bicycles launch your Europe adventure, from picture-perfect Amsterdam and vine-clad hills along the Rhine with their fairy-tale medieval castles, to the magnificent open-air museum that is Rome. Mountains and monuments dot your route as you meander through the heart of Europe against the mesmerising backdrop of the Alps and tranquil lakeside settings en route to Paris.

Day 1 - Arrive London
Relax after your journey or spend time exploring this exciting city.
Accommodation: The Tower

Day 2 - London Sightseeing and Free Time
Join a Local Specialist this morning for a tour of the iconic sites of London, including Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Your afternoon is at leisure to go shopping in Knightsbridge, visit one of the fascinating museums or wander along the Thames.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 3 - London --- Eurostar--- --- Brussels --- Amsterdam
A brief interlude with the British capital this morning sees us meet our Travel Director before travelling to London's St. Pancras International where we will board the Eurostar''' for a high-speed train journey to Brussels and a luxury coach journey to Amsterdam. Enjoy an orientation of this historic Dutch capital centre before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception dinner cruise on its charming canals.Welcome Reception
Accommodation: Mercure City
Meals: 1 Welcome Reception

Day 4 - Amsterdam --- Rhine Cruise --- Heidelberg --- Rhineland
Driving through the lush landscapes of The Netherlands and Germany, we arrive in Boppard where we board a cruise along the Rhine past the vineyard-clad hills, fairy-tale medieval castles perched above charming riverside towns to St. Goar. Arriving in the Baroque city of Heidelberg, explore its magnificent sights before travelling to our Rhineland hotel. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Achat Premium Walldorf/Reilingen
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 5 - Rhineland --- Munich --- Innsbruck
Crossing the Swabian Alps on the edge of the Black Forest, we arrive in the Bavarian capital of Munich. Our orientation drive takes us past the Olympic Stadium and neo-Gothic City Hall, which dominates the Marienplatz. Driving across the Austrian border, we arrive in Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps. Admire the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture of the Old Town, including Emperor Maximilian's famous Golden Roof with its ornate fa''ade and perhaps consider an evening of traditional Tyrolean entertainment to soak up the sights and sounds of this region. Buffet Breakfast
Accommodation: Grauer B''r
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 6 - Innsbruck --- Venice
Meandering through the emerald-green landscape along the Brenner Pass, we journey into Italy and across the Dolomite Mountains en route to the enchanting city of Venice. We cruise on the beautiful Venetian lagoon by private launch to the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square, viewing the ornate Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs, so named for the sound made by condemned prisoners as they look one last longing look at their beautiful city before meeting their fate. We gain a fascinating Cultural Insight into the centuries-old craft of Venetian glassblowing before spending the afternoon at leisure to soak up the romantic atmosphere. Get lost in Venice, cross bridges and discover hidden campi where locals share their daily stories over a glass of Venetian Spritz.Buffet Breakfast
Accommodation: Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 7 - Venice --- Rome (2 Nights)
Travelling south across the Veneto Plain, we pass by Bologna and the dramatic Apennine Mountains, continuing through the green and golden fields of Lazio before reaching Rome, the Eternal City.Buffet Breakfast
Accommodation: Occidental Aurelia by Barcelo
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 8 - Rome Sightseeing
We venture to the Vatican City, visiting St. Peter's Basilica with a Local Specialist to view Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Piet''. We journey to Ancient Rome to view the iconic Colosseum and Circus Maximus, once the site of exhilarating chariot races centuries ago. The afternoon is yours to explore the city on your terms. Sit on the Spanish Steps savouring a tasty gelato, shop up a storm on the trendy Via Corso or perhaps join an Optional Experience to see the magnificent frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.Buffet Breakfast
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 9 - Rome --- Florence Sightseeing
From Rome, we travel north through the rolling countryside of Tuscany and along the Arno valley to the Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence. Delve into the rich de' Medici heritage of this beautiful medieval city with your Local Specialist. Visit what was once the political hub of the city, Piazza della Signoria, with its impressive sculptures and stunning palazzi. View the imposing Duomo with its Brunelleschi dome and Baptistery renowned for its bronze doors filled with relief sculptures. This evening, enjoy true Tuscan hospitality with a local family on their private estate on the outskirts of Florence.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Accommodation: Cosmopolitan Concept
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Be My Guest Dining

Day 10 - Florence --- Lucerne (2 Nights)
Drive via the picturesque Italian Lakes District, across the snow-capped Alps into beautiful Switzerland where we'll spend the next two nights in the beautiful medieval lakeside city of Lucerne.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Astoria
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 11 - Lucerne Orientation
This morning, view the mournful, mortally wounded lion hewn from rock to commemorate the Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending Louis XVI. Walk along the flower-lined 14th century covered Chapel Bridge, crossing the Reuss. Or join an exciting Optional Experience to one of the surrounding peaks for breath-taking views of the Swiss countryside. We have some time later to discover the best Swiss chocolates in town.Buffet Breakfast
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 12 - Lucerne --- Paris (2 Nights)
Crossing the border into France this morning, we travel past the picturesque vineyards and quaint country towns of Burgundy en route to the City of Light. Spend some time this evening strolling along the Seine and grand boulevards in search of a cosy bistro for fine French cuisine or perhaps consider an Optional Experience to a colourful Parisian cabaret.Buffet Breakfast
Accommodation: Renaissance La Defense
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 13 - Paris Sightseeing
See all the famous sights during your morning sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the Champs ''lys''es, Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe. Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower for a breathtaking view of the city. Spend the rest of the day exploring the sights that interest you. This evening celebrate with your Travel Director and travelling companions at a Farewell Dinner in a local bistro.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Farewell Dinner

Day 14 - Depart Paris
Today bid farewell to your fellow travelers and Travel Director at the end of your vacation. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Rome, Florence and Paris
  • Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine
  • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne
  • See the Lorelei Rock, the vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields
  • View the canals in Amsterdam, the Golden Roof in Innsbruck, St. Mark's Square in Venice, the ancient sites in Rome and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Dining Highlights

  • 13 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 3 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine
  • 2 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 if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel
  • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover
  • 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
  • Eurostar high-speed train from London to Brussels
  • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
  • Pick-up and Drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre
  • VIP entry to many sights

Notes

Your London Hotel: This trip starts and ends at our London Reception Centre or the The Tower hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 16 December 2018 departure will celebrate Christmas in Paris. The 18 December 2018 departure will celebrate Christmas in Lucerne. Departure 21 December 2018 will celebrate Christmas in Rome and toast New Year's Eve in Paris. Departure 23 December 2018 will celebrate Christmas in Innsbruck and toast New Year's Eve in Lucerne. Departure 28 December 2018 will toast New Year's Eve in Venice. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.


Note: AffordableTours.com is a travel agent for Trafalgar. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. All prices are USD per person and based on double occupancy. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. Please call us toll free at 1-800-935-2620 to confirm availability and current pricing on all our discounted specials. The prices on this website are not guaranteed until a deposit has been made. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in these prices until a booking has been confirmed by one of our agents. Some land prices may include an internal air component and discounts will not be offered on the internal air component. Discounts will not be offered on packages with a land price of less than $500.

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