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European Spotlight Summer 2020
From $3,695.00 (USD)

Tour Type: DiscoveriesBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020Enjoy the bright city lights and stylish promenades of Europe's classiest capitals where you can relax at Old Town cafes and brush shoulders with the rich and famous.
 
European Spotlight Summer 2020
Tour Type: Discoveries
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020

Enjoy the bright city lights and stylish promenades of Europe's classiest capitals where you can relax at Old Town cafes and brush shoulders with the rich and famous.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • ORIENTATION of Beaune, Geneva, Monaco, Nice, Pisa and Venice
  • VISIT Fragonard Perfumery in Grasse and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • VIEW the White Cliffs of Dover, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the Royal Palace in Monaco, the ancient sites of Rome and the Leaning Tower and the Square of Miracles in Pisa
  • SEE the Somme Battlefields and the vineyards of Burgundy in France
Dining Highlights
  • 13 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 3 dinners
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
  • Channel ferry cross from Dover to Calais
  • 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
  • Pick-up if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights
Details
Tour OperatorTrafalgar Tours
OfferOffer valid through 12/31/2019
Duration
14 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonArrive London (2 Nights): Welcome to the vibrant British capital where you will spend the next two nights, enjoying the pomp and pageantry of a city that effortlessly combines old and new.
Park Plaza County Hall/Park Plaza Riverbank
Day 2LondonLondon Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a 'Local Specialist' this morning for a tour of the iconic and unexpected sites of London, including Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Spend a leisurely afternoon shopping on Carnaby Street, consider visiting one of London's museums or wander along the Thames watching ambitious Londoners pound the pavements.
Day 3London - ParisLondon - Paris (2 Nights): This morning, meet your Travel Director and bid farewell to England. Pass the tragic World War I battlefields of northern France bound for Paris, where you'll join your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception, including dinner and drinks, followed by an orientation drive through the dazzling 'City of Lights'.
Evergreen Laurel
Day 4ParisParis Sightseeing and Free Time: Explore the iconic and unexpected sights of Paris with your 'Local Specialist', which will take you past the grand Champs Elysees and Arc de Triomphe, where we pay tribute to the brave men and women who fought for France. View Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. Spend the rest of the afternoon on your very own journey of discovery. Stroll along the Seine admiring the work of artists who have set up their easels next to the river, shop in the Marais district or find a cosy bistro with great views of the city. This evening, consider indulging in the colourful nightlife of Paris and attend a famous cabaret show.
Day 5GenevaParis - Beaune - Geneva (2 Nights): A patchwork of colours provide a beautiful backdrop for our journey through France's rolling countryside to the Burgundy wine region. We visit the region's capital, Beaune, renowned for its 15th-century Hotel-Dieu, to admire its colourful geometrically patterned Burgundy tiled roof. Next, we cross the border to Geneva where we will spend the next two nights.
Warwick
Day 6GenevaGeneva Orientation and Scenic Excursion: Explore the 'City of Peace' today - the dramatic Alps and scenic Lake Geneva provide the perfect backdrop for an enjoyable morning of sightseeing. Join your Travel Director on an orientation of this small city to view the Reformation Monument, and see the Old Town, United Nations Building and Red Cross headquarters. Continue along the picturesque shores of Lake Geneva, arriving in the celebrated Chexbres wine region where we will 'Connect With Locals' at a 'Be My Guest' lunch. Delve into Vaud traditions and generations of expert winemaking at the 15th-century vineyards of Cave Champ de Clos. Returning to Geneva, the rest of the day is at leisure. Wander through the Botanical Gardens and admire the gigantic outdoor flower clock made with colourful blooms that change seasonally.
Day 7NiceGeneva - Grasse - Nice (2 Nights): The idyllic playground of southern France takes centre stage over the next two days as we journey to Nice, the jewel of the French Riviera. 'Dive Into Culture' and let the heady scents of French perfume infuse your senses during a visit to the Fragonard Perfumery in the village of Grasse. Here you'll gain a deeper understanding of the art of creating beautiful fragrances.
Holiday Inn
Day 8NiceNice Orientation and Free Time: Soak up the sophistication of Nice, which for long has lured sun-worshipping aristocrats and tourists in search of a quiet seaside sojourn. Against the backdrop of colourful Italian and French facades, we drive along the Promenade des Anglais and see Place Massena during our orientation of the Bay of Angels. Spend the rest of the day discovering the Old Town. Consider a quiet coffee at one of the sidewalk cafes or dip your toes in the warm Mediterranean waters.
Day 9FlorenceNice - Monaco - Pisa - Florence: Travel along the southern coastline of France, stopping at the Principality of Monaco to see the famous Prince's Palace of Monaco, built as a Genoese fortress and home to the Grimaldi family since the 13th century. Cross the border into Italy and visit Pisa and its Square of Miracles to view the Leaning Tower and Baptistery, said to be the largest in Italy. We arrive in the 'Cradle of the Renaissance' this evening where we will enjoy dinner at our hotel.
Grand Mediterraneo
Day 10VeniceFlorence Sightseeing - Venice (2 Nights): This morning, join a 'Local Specialist' who will reveal the story of the wealthy Medici family who influenced the art and architecture of what became one of the cultural centres of the world. You'll visit the Piazza della Signoria with its beautiful statues and palazzi and enjoy views of the magnificent marble Duomo and Ponte Vecchio on whose arches were built the shops of successful merchants over 670 years ago. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft. Then, drive across the Veneto plain to Venice, where you'll spend the next two nights.
NH Laguna Palace
Day 11VeniceVenice Orientation and Free Time: Glide through the turquoise waters of the Venetian Lagoon by private launch to Giudecca Island. 'Dive Into Culture' and witness the centuries-old Venetian tradition of glassblowing. See the Bridge of Sighs and the ornate Doge's Palace before spending the afternoon at leisure exploring the city's labyrinthine alleys and ornate bridges that span almost 150 canals. Enjoy an evening drink at a charming trattoria on the water, shop up a storm in the alleyways of Le Mercerie or consider an Optional Experience to the colourful fishing island of Burano for a delicious meal.
Day 12RomeVenice - Rome (2 Nights): Today we cross the picturesque Apennine Mountains and journey through the rolling gold and green landscape of Tuscany, past the hilltop towns of Orvieto and Orte, arriving later in Rome, the 'Eternal City'.
Barcelo Aran Mantegna
Day 13RomeRome Sightseeing and Free Time: Join a 'Local Specialist' to uncover the treasures of a city whose history spans millennia. Venture to St. Peter's Basilica to view Michelangelo's Pieta, hewn from the most 'perfect' block of Carrara marble, and travel across the Tiber River into Ancient Rome. Here you will see the Circus Maximus, which once played host to exhilarating chariot races, and view the Colosseum where brave gladiators and slaves met their fate. This evening we exchange stories about our epic journey through Europe with newfound friends and our Travel Director at a Farewell Dinner.
Day 14RomeDepart Rome: For now it's a fond arrivederci to your Travel Director and travel companions at the end of a memorable holiday together. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.
Dates/Pricing
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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
April 20, 2020$3,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 04, 2020$3,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 18, 2020$3,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 01, 2020$3,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 15, 2020$3,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 29, 2020$3,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
July 13, 2020$3,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
July 27, 2020$3,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 10, 2020$3,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 24, 2020$3,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 07, 2020$3,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 21, 2020$3,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
October 05, 2020$3,850.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
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