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8 Days European Dreams
7 Nights
France, Italy, Switzerland
Starting from
KES 194482
per person

 

Overview
Rome 2nts, Florence 1nts, Venice 1nts, Lucerne 1nts, Paris 2nts

•  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

 

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    Itinerary

    Day 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.

    Hotel: Grand Tiberio


    Day 2: Rome Sightseeing And Free Time

    The Holy See 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 in the Vatican City 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.

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast


    Day 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.

    Hotel: Grand Mediterraneo

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast Lunch

    Optional Experiences:

    Dinner, Wine And Music In The Tuscan Hills

    Join us for a scenic drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. We will enjoy a meal at a charming restaurant where a selection of regional favourites is served, accompanied by a selection of local wines and live music. A truly unforgettable experience, with an atmosphere that is the essence of all things Tuscan.

    Adult Price: €64.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Michelangelo's 'David' & Accademia

    Enjoy an insight into the world of Michelangelo and his masterpiece, David. We visit the Academy of Fine Arts and its Michelangelo collection, where you’ll learn all about the life and works of this immortal Renaissance genius through the expert commentary of our Local Specialist.

    Adult Price: €41.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Tuscan Dinner at Villa Machiavelli

    A scenic drive into the Chianti hills, past vineyards, brings us to a delightful hamlet overlooked by an imposing castle. Our destination is the ancient stone house of Machiavelli, where the great political theorist wrote his immortal work, ‘The Prince’. After a welcome drink and visit of the villa and its wine-cellars, we'll enjoy the best of Tuscan cuisine accompanied by great music and drinks, including of course, Chianti from the Villa’s own vines. This is the essence of all great things Tuscan, past and present, condensed into one memorable evening!

    Adult Price: €65.00 (Price is subject to change)


    Day 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 a Campari Spritz or two. If you have time, 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.

    Hotel: Novotel Mestre Castellana

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast


    Day 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 Swiss Guards. 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. Tonight, we stay at one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - the Grand Hotel Europe promising sweeping lake vistas.

    Hotel: Grand Europe

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast

    Optional Experiences:

    Mount Stanserhorn And Lake Cruise

    Take a scenic cruise with us across Lake Lucerne to Stans, and one of Switzerland's oldest mountain railways. Travelling by railway and Cabrio cable car, we'll reach 1900m (6300ft), where you’ll have free time to admire the stunning Alpine scenery and enjoy some refreshments. (On certain departures Optional may be operated in reverse, ending with the cruise.)

    Adult Price: CHF.112.00 (Price is subject to change)


    Day 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.Hotel: Renaissance La Defense

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast

    Optional Experiences:

    Moulin Rouge Cabaret And Dinner

    Enjoy dinner and cabaret, including wine and champagne, at the world-famous Moulin Rouge – the original Paris cabaret. Immortalized by the award-winning film of the same name, this Parisian institution features 60 dancers and entertainers and over 1000 costumes!

    Adult Price: €162.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

    One of the oldest and most elegant revue theatres in Paris, Nouvelle Eve is a hidden gem, where you’ll meet the Director and two of the cast members before enjoying a four-course dinner with wine. You will then experience unparalleled Parisian entertainment – including the worldfamous Can-Can.

    Adult Price: €139.00 (Price is subject to change)


    Day 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.

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast Farewell Dinner

    Optional Experiences:

    Notre Dame And Latin Quarter

    A guided drive through Paris' bohemian Left Bank with our Local Specialist brings us to amazing Notre Dame to discover one of the world's most famous Cathedrals and the epitome of Gothic architecture. Afterwards, take a stroll through the delightful Latin Quarter, a medieval maze of winding cobblestone alleyways where you'll have free time to enjoy the sidewalk bistros, boutiques and hidden squares.

    Adult Price: €33.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Seine Cruise And Paris Illuminations

    Paris at night is a city transformed. Enjoy this superb 'City of Light' on a leisurely cruise along the River Seine. Afterwards, as we drive through this amazing city, we’ll stop at some vantage points for you to capture the fascinating sights on camera. In summer, this trip may take place before sunset.

    Adult Price: €38.00 (Price is subject to change)


    Day 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.

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast


    Available Departure Dates:

    8 Apr 2019

    22 Apr 2019

    6 May 2019

    13 May 2019

    20 May 2019

    27 May 2019

    3 Jun 2019

    10 Jun 2019

    17 Jun 2019

    24 Jun 2019

    1 Jul 2019

    8 Jul 2019

    15 Jul 2019

    22 Jul 2019

    29 Jul 2019

    5 Aug 2019

    12 Aug 2019

    19 Aug 2019

    26 Aug 2019

    2 Sep 2019

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    16 Sep 2019

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    30 Sep 2019

    7 Oct 2019

    28 Oct 2019

    11 Nov 2019

    25 Nov 2019

    13 Dec 2019

    20 Dec 2019

    27 Dec 2019

    6 Jan 2020

    20 Jan 2020

    3 Feb 2020

    17 Feb 2020

    2 Mar 2020

    16 Mar 2020

    30 Mar 2020

     

    Tour Cost
    SGL :-  SINGLE TRAVELLER , DBL/TWIN :-  PER PERSON IN DOUBLE/TWIN SHARING , TPL :-  PER PRESON IN TRIPLE SHARING ,
    CWB :-  CHILD WITH BED , CWOB :-  CHILD WITHOUT BED    
    4 Star (Option 1) - Rome ( 4 Star ) , Florence ( 4 Star ) , Venice ( 4 Star ) , Lucerne ( 4 Star ) , Paris ( 4 Star )

    15/07/2019 - 26/08/2019 (7 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 295581 KES 244646
    02/09/2019 - 14/10/2019 (7 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 308701 KES 250820
    20/12/2019 - 27/12/2019 (7 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 258537 KES 211460
    26/08/2019 - 02/09/2019 (7 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 301755 KES 250820
    28/10/2019 - 20/12/2019 (7 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 243102 KES 196025
    20/01/2020 - 23/03/2020 (7 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 241559 KES 194482
    30/03/2020 - 06/04/2020 (7 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 245417 KES 198341
    27/12/2019 - 03/01/2020 (7 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 279374 KES 232298
    06/01/2020 - 13/01/2020 (7 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 245417 KES 198341

    Inclusions

    •  7 hot buffet breakfasts 

    •  1 lunch (Be My Guest) 

    •  2 dinners with local wine

    •  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 Trip Highlights 

    •  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 

    •  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 

    •  VIP entry to many sights

    Exclusions

    • Visa charges
    • Personal items such as laundry, telephone or mobile service charges, all beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)and other personal expenses
    • Other services not listed in includes listed above
    • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entrance permits unless mentioned in the includes to sites according as per the itinerary
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