European Highlights Winter 2018/19

European Highlights Winter 2018/19


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Please note that vacations must be booked at the same time. The discount is per person only and does not apply to City Breaks, extra nights' accommodation, extensions and airfares, taxes and fees, and airport transfers. Europe - excludes all Eastern Mediterranean vacations except the Greek Island Hopper, the Best of Greece (without cruise), the Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) and the Best of Turkey. Autumn, Winter and Spring Europe - excludes Real Britain, Jordan, Egypt and Israel. Asia - excludes Highlights of China and the Yangtze, and China Tibet and the Yangtze.

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Young travelers must be under the age of 18 years on the date of departure, and must be accompanied by an adult (limit of one Young Traveler Discount per room). Please see below for a detailed breakdown of age groups for individual brochures. Asia 5 - 11, At Leisure 5 - 18 (5 -15 for Australia and New Zealand), Australia and New Zealand 5 - 15, CostSaver 5 - 17, Europe and Britain 5 -17, Family Experiences 5 - 17, Hidden Journeys 5 - 18 (5 - 11 for Asia), South America 5 - 17, trips to Costa Rica and Panama 5 - 12, trips to Mexico 5 - 12, USA and Canada 5 - 17.

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Please note that there is no guarantee roommates will be of a similar age group. If you are unable to be matched, you will be provided a single room at no extra cost. This service does not apply to City Breaks, extra nights' accommodation and all Eastern Mediterranean vacations - with the exception of Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) and the Best of Turkey. Additional restrictions may apply.

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Not applicable to Hidden Journeys, Israel, vacations with trains, Greek Island Hopper, Solo Traveler Discount and extra nights’ accommodations. Discount is combinable with Triple room and Young Traveler discounts. Discount limited to one group per coach.

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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

From the White Cliffs of Dover to the lush Burgundy vineyards of France, delve into the mesmerising landscapes of Europe - its rich heritage and distinctive flavours yours to share with new friends. Explore Amsterdam from its labyrinthine canals, soak up Lucerne's fresh Alpine air, and say bienvenue to the sophistication and splendour of Paris.

Day 1 - Arrive London (2 Nights)
Welcome to London ''' a heady mix of old and new, from the palaces, parks and cathedrals of yesteryear to the trendy city streets of Soho and Shoreditch. After checking into your hotel, spend the rest of your day embracing the energy of this cosmopolitan capital, meandering down the lush tree-lined Mall from Nelson's Trafalgar Square to Buckingham Palace, admiring the bright lights of Piccadilly and exploring art, antiquities and cultural treasures in the city's magnificent museums.
Accommodation: The Tower

Day 2 - London Sightseeing and Free Time
Today we join a Local Specialist to explore the iconic symbols of London on a guided sightseeing tour of this vibrant city. See Big Ben, the "prince of timekeepers", the imposing Houses of Parliament and the home of Britain's royal family, Buckingham Palace. Our sightseeing tour concludes in central London from where you'll have an opportunity to spend the rest of the day discovering the city on your terms. Board the London Eye for a bird's-eye view of the capital, explore centuries of bloody British history at the Tower of London or meander through Hyde Park amidst the sweet smell of blooms and manicured green lawns, stopping in at Speaker's Corner to see the power of free speech in action. Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 3 - London - Amsterdam
Meet your Travel Director this morning before leaving London. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you board your ferry to Calais. Travel through Belgium and later arrive in Amsterdam. Enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre followed by a Welcome Reception on a scenic canal cruise including a light dinner and welcome drinks.Buffet Breakfast, Welcome Reception
Accommodation: Mercure City
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Welcome Reception

Day 4 - Amsterdam --- Rhine Cruise --- Rhineland
This morning depart Amsterdam for Germany'''s Rhine Valley and embark on a memorable cruise meandering past terraced vineyards, historic towns and medieval castles to St. Goar. We pass the legendary Lorelei Rock, named after a mermaid who lured fishermen to their deaths with her mesmerising song then venture to our Rhineland hotel where we'''ll spend our evening at leisure.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Achat Premium Walldorf/Reilingen
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 5 - Rhineland --- Heidelberg --- Schaffhausen --- Lucerne (2 Nights)
The old university town of Heidelberg is our first stop this morning, with its impressive Renaissance structures, Baroque Old Town and view of the ruined red sandstone castle that towers above the city. Delving into a world of legends and fairy-tales, we enter the enchanting Black Forest and stop for a Cultural Insight into the fine craft of cuckoo clock making, before visiting the dramatic Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, the largest waterfall in Europe. We cross the Swiss border, admiring the exquisite alpine setting and arrive on the shores of Lake Lucerne where we will stay for the next two nights.Buffet Breakfast
Accommodation: Astoria
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 6 - Lucerne Orientation
Soak up the relaxed lakeside atmosphere amidst a stunning natural setting before exploring the city's fascinating heritage. Cross the solid wooden Chapel Bridge on your morning orientation, visit the solemn Lion Monument, commemorating the Massacre of the Swiss Guards in 1792 and spend your afternoon shopping in the old town for Swiss souvenirs and chocolates. Consider an Optional Experience ascending the surrounding mountains for panoramic alpine views, wander along the tranquil lake shore or meander around the city admiring the decorative signposts and ornate fa''ades lining the city's quaint streets.Buffet Breakfast
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 7 - Lucerne --- Burgundy Wine Region --- Paris (2 Nights)
See the changing landscape as you travel into France through Alsace and across the Maginot Line. Indulge in the mesmerising countryside of the Burgundy Wine Region, famous for its delicious Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grape varieties, before arriving in Paris. This evening is yours to explore the grand boulevards of the French capital. See the pageantry of Paris and opt for an Optional Experience to enjoy the colourful sights and sounds of a famous Parisian Cabaret.Buffet Breakfast
Accommodation: Renaissance La Defense
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

Day 8 - Paris Sightseeing
Join a Local Specialist today to explore the artistic and historic treasures of Paris, including views of the elegant Champs ''lys''es, the Arc de Triomphe and magnificent Opera House, designed by Charles Garnier and opened in 1875. Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower by elevator and view the City of Light in all its glory. This afternoon, meander through the stylish gardens, avenues and lanes of Paris admiring the sophisticated atmosphere or perhaps join an Optional Experience to the exquisite Palace of Versailles. This evening we celebrate an epic journey across Europe with our fellow travellers at a Farewell Be My Guest Dinner at a family run bistro.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast, 1 Be My Guest Dining

Day 9 - Depart Paris
Today it's time to say '''au revoir''' to your fellow travelers and Travel Director. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Meals: 1 Buffet Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Paris
  • Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine
  • Orientation of Amsterdam and Lucerne
  • See the Lorelei Rock, Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields
  • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne and the Champs ''lys''es, Arc de Triomphe and Opera House in Paris
  • Visit the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen, the Lion Monument in Lucerne and the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Dining Highlights

  • 8 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 2 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine
  • 1 dinner

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)
  • Return 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
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel.

Notes

Your London Hotel: This trip starts and ends at our London Reception Centre or The Tower hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 23 December 2018 departure will celebrate Christmas in Lucerne. The 28 December 2018 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Lucerne. 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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