European Dream (Oct-Mar)

8 Day Winter Tour from Rome to London with Trafalgar

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Winter Tour Starts In
Starts In
Rome
Winter Tour Ends In
Ends In
London
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 Star
48
Max Group Size
48
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Winter
Trip Style
Winter
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Italy, Switzerland, France, England
Trip Operated By:
Trafalgar
Trafalgar
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Trip Reviews:
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1 Reviews
Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Arrive Rome
Ciao Roma! Welcome to the Eternal City - once home to gods and goddesses, emperors, senators and slaves. Explore the city's bustling boulevards and labyrinthine lanes before meeting your fellow travellers and Travel Director at a Welcome Reception. This evening, we embark on an orientation drive revealing some of the city's most celebrated sights. (WR) Stay Two Nights: Crowne Plaza St Peter's
2 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time
The Vatican City takes centre stage today as we join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour that will see us visit the 17th-century St. Peter's Basilica and witness Michelangelo's sorrowful Pietà, a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture. We cross the Tiber into Ancient Rome to delve into what was once the largest empire in the world and view such ancient sites as the imposing Colosseum where brave gladiators and slaves duelled to their deaths. Later, enjoy some free time to explore the picturesque piazze of Rome. Sit on the Spanish Steps and shop up a storm on Via Condotti or perhaps join an Optional Experience to see the exquisite frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. (B)
3 Rome – Florence Sightseeing
We travel north into the vineyard-clad hills of Tuscany and along the Arno River Valley.'Connect With Locals' in their castle during a Be My Guest lunch, before continuing to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft. Then, join a Local Specialist for an enchanting encounter with one of the world's cultural centres, admiring the exquisite architecture and artistry around every turn. View the marble Duomo and Piazza della Signoria, the political hub of Florence before arriving at your hotel. (B/BMG) Stay: Grand Mediterraneo
4 Florence – Venice
The romantic island city of Venice is our final destination today. We take to San Marco's waters, cruising the canals and admiring views of the imposing St. Mark's Basilica and ornate Doge's Palace. We'll'Dive Into Culture' next and witness the centuries-old art of Venetian glassblowing before enjoying an afternoon at leisure to explore narrow calle in search of a cosy bacaro where you can enjoy delicious Venetian cuisine washed down with an Aperol Spritz or two. Perhaps, venture to the enchanting canal-side setting of St. Mark's Square - the sounds of talented musicians, seagulls and lapping water provide the perfect backdrop for a memorable sunset over the Grand Canal. (B) Stay: Novotel Mestre Castellana
5 Venice – Lucerne
We depart Venice, travelling north into the picturesque Italian and Swiss Lake Districts via Como and Lugano. Slicing through the Alps, we arrive in Switzerland and the laidback lakeside city of Lucerne. The city is perhaps most famous for its solid wooden Chapel Bridge and poignant Lion Monument, a memorial to the Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending Louis XVI. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, amble through the Old Town or consider joining an Optional Experience and ascend one of the surrounding mountain peaks for panoramic views. (B) Stay: Astoria
6 Lucerne – Paris
From Lucerne, we head into France and through the rolling vineyard-clad hills of Burgundy, one of the country's largest wine-producing areas. Arriving in Paris, we enjoy a free evening. Wander up grand boulevards and along the scenic Seine, grab a bite to eat and sip wine at a cosy bistro or consider attending one of the city's famous colourful cabaret shows. (B) Stay Two Nights: Novotel Tour Eiffel
7 Paris Sightseeing and Free Time
Join a Local Specialist today and see the Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde. Visit the world-famous Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a memorable Farewell Dinner. (B/FD)
8 Paris – London
Our last day together sees us cross the tragic Somme battlefields en route to Calais from where we set sail across the English Channel to Dover and travel through Kent to London. (B)

Trafalgar Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Rome, Florence and Paris
  • ORIENTATION of Venice and Lucerne
  • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
  • VIEW the Colosseum and other ancient sites in Rome, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, the Champs Élysées, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the White Cliffs of Dover
  • SEE the Tuscan countryside, the vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefield in France
Trip Inclusions
  • 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
  • Channel Ferry from Calais to Dover
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences (Additional Cost) 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
  • Drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre
  • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights
Included Meals
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 2 dinners with local wine
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included

Reviews (1)

8 Day European Dream (Oct-Mar) reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“European dream”
- NSW, Australia Dec 2018 3 Helpful Votes View Photo

This Trafalgar tour is for those who are looking to see a lot in a short period. It’s like having a European road trip. Great sightseeing and fun add ons.

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