European Splendor Summer 2020

European Splendor Summer 2020


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

England , France , Italy , Switzerland

Tour Itinerary

Explore the highlights of Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne and Paris with a few masterpieces in between, including Michelangelo's Pietà and the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Day 1 - Arrive Rome (2 Nights)
Benvenuto a Roma - what was once the 'Capital of the World' is today a vibrant city filled with Italian zest for life and centuries of celebrated history. Enjoy some free time to explore before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive to kick off your unforgettable European adventure.
Accommodation: Cardinal St Peter
Meals: Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Rome Sightseeing and Free Time
We venture to the centre of Christianity and the great square that bears the name of the first 'bishop of Rome', St. Peter. Join your 'Local Specialist' for a sightseeing tour that includes a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, where we will have an opportunity to see Michelangelo's sorrowful Pietà hewn from the most perfect block of Carrara marble. We cross the Tiber River to see the ancient sites of Rome, including the mighty Colosseum and Circus Maximus. Imagine the thunderous roar of thousands of exhilarated spectators cheering their chosen chariots to victory. This afternoon there is time to explore the city on your terms. Perhaps toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your return to Rome or embark on an Optional Experience to visit the Colosseum and the Vatican.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Rome – Siena – Florence (2 Nights)
We travel into the scenic Tuscan hills to medieval Siena with its honey-stone façades. View the Piazza del Campo, where the exhilarating Palio horse race takes place, and see ornate medieval palaces and the 14th-century marble Duomo. Spend some free time seeking out your favourite hand-painted ceramics to take home as souvenirs. Continue to Florence, the 'Cradle of the Renaissance', where we will spend the next two nights. Tonight we 'Connect With Locals' during a special 'Be My Guest' dinner at a magnificent Tuscan villa that once featured as a famous film location.
Accommodation: Cosmopolitan Concept
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 4 - Florence Sightseeing and Free Time
The extraordinary art and architecture of Florence are celebrated during our guided walking tour with a 'Local Specialist'. We'll view the exquisite marble Duomo and visit Piazza della Signoria with its palazzi and magnificent art, including a replica of Michelangelo's David statue. View the Ponte Vecchio bridge, the only bridge over the River Arno that the fleeing German army did not destroy during World War II, then admire panoramic views of the iconic cityscape from Piazzale Michelangelo. Learn about the quality and workmanship of two of this city's historic industries during demonstrations of Florentine leathercraft and 18-carat gold. Later, you'll have time to explore the city on your own. Consider a visit to the Uffizi Gallery or wander through the Boboli Gardens of Pitti Palace - the choice is yours.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Florence – Pisa – Venice (2 Nights)
We travel to Pisa today and to the Square of Miracles to view the famous Leaning Tower and Italy's largest Baptistery. Cross the Apennine hills and flat Veneto plains to the island city of Venice. The rest of the day is yours to relax and soak up the sights and sounds of the 'Queen of the Adriatic'. Consider joining an Optional Experience and explore the labyrinthine canals of Venice by gondola before dinner at your hotel.
Accommodation: NH Laguna Palace
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 6 - Venice Orientation and Free Time
'Dive Into Culture' and witness first-hand the centuries-old tradition of Venetian tradition glassmaking on Giudecca Island. Take to the water and cruise by private launch to the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square. Join your Travel Director to see the iconic and unexpected highlights of the city - the ornate Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs, St. Mark's Basilica and the Campanile with its five bells. The rest of the day is yours at leisure or consider joining an Optional Experience to the island of Burano for a delicious traditional meal that would make any Italian mamma proud.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 - Venice – Lake Como – Lucerne (2 Nights)
We travel through the Italian Lake District bound for Switzerland this morning and enjoy some free time for lunch in the laid-back lakeside town of Como, which for centuries has served as the crossroads between Central Europe and the Mediterranean. We continue through alpine landscapes, past Lugano and through the St. Gotthard tunnel into central Switzerland, where we'll spend the next two nights in the medieval lakeside city of Lucerne in one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - the Grand Hotel Europe.
Accommodation: Grand Europe
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 - Lucerne Orientation and Free Time
Enjoy an orientation of Lucerne with your Travel Director. You'll see the Lion Monument and pay tribute to the Swiss Guards who lost their lives during the French Revolution, before heading to the solid wooden Chapel Bridge, lined with pretty pink, white and purple blooms. Spend the rest of the day at leisure ambling past the beautifully painted façades in the Old Town. Shop for luxurious Swiss chocolate or consider joining an Optional Experience to one of the surrounding mountains to admire panoramic views.
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 9 - Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)
Cross the French border and what remains of the Maginot Line, journeying through the rolling vineyard-clad hills of Burgundy, one of France's most prominent wine regions. Arriving in Paris later this afternoon, we have the evening at leisure to wander up grand boulevards and admire the vibrant cityscape of one of Europe's most sophisticated cities.
Accommodation: Meliá La Défense
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10 - Paris Sightseeing and Free Time
Join a 'Local Specialist' this morning for a guided tour along the grand Champs Élysées and Place de la Concorde. View Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. This evening, we join our fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner celebrating the end of our European adventure.
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 11 - Paris – London (2 Nights)
Travelling north through France past the bloody World War I battlefields of the Somme, we catch our ferry from Calais to Dover, watching as we approach the famous White Cliffs that bear the town's name. We continue to London, the final stop in our epic exploration of Europe. Bid farewell to your Travel Director this afternoon and get ready for a wonderful stay in London.
Accommodation: Park Plaza County Hall/Park Plaza Riverbank
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 - London Sightseeing and Free Time
Centuries of history are celebrated this morning as we join a 'Local Specialist' to view Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey, with a history spanning over a thousand years. This afternoon, we have time to delve into the rich heritage and modern verve of one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities. Spend the rest of the day shopping in trendy Knightsbridge, wander up the tree- lined mall from Trafalgar Square to Buckingham Palace or relax under the leafy trees of Hyde Park, watching busy Londoners go by their day-to-day.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 13 - Depart London
We bid a fond farewell to our companions and the city of London today, marking the end of a memorable holiday. Transfers are available to purchase. Conditions apply.
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • ORIENTATION of Siena, Pisa, Venice and Lucerne
  • SIGHTSEEING TOUR with a Local Specialist of Rome, Florence and Paris
  • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • VIEW the ancient sites of Rome, the Piazza del Campo in Siena, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, scenic Lake Como, the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, the spectacular alpine scenery of Switzerland, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the White Cliffs of Dover
  • SEE the Colosseum in Rome, the vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields in France

Dining Highlights

  • 12 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)

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
  • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover
  • 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
  • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page for details.
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights

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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.

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