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8 Day European Traveller

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R28 770
per person sharing incl. taxes
ID # 2790
Valid: 12 Jun 20 to 19 Jun 20
Duration: 8 Days
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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 8 Day European Traveller Tour with Trafalgar
  • 7 Nights in Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • 7 hot buffet breakfasts & 3 dinners including Be My Guest
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • 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 a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. High season supplements and block out dates may apply, pricing varies pending departure date. Book & Pay by 27 February 2020. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

COACH ITINERARY

DAY 1: PARIS (2 NIGHTS)

Enjoy a Welcome Reception with dinner to meet our fellow travellers and Travel Director. This evening the City of Lights provides an enchanting backdrop for an orientation drive that will showcase several of the sights which await us tomorrow.

MEAL(S)
Welcome Reception
 
HOTEL
Novotel Centre Bercy

DAY 2: PARIS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Embark on a scenic sojourn along the grand Champs Élysées to view the Arc de Triomphe, honouring those who fought for France. Enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. This afternoon, enjoy some leisure time to explore the treasures of Paris. Wander through Montmartre in search of beautiful art, view da Vinci's Mona Lisa at the Louvre or relax at a cosy French café and enjoy a glass of wine while watching the world go by.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast

DAY 3: PARIS – LUCERNE

We wind our way through the sprawling vineyards of Auxerrois and Burgundy, journeying south past the 15th-century fortress of Châteauneuf and rolling green farmlands into Switzerland bound for Lucerne. Cross the famous wooden Chapel Bridge with its 17th-century paintings and view the mortally wounded lion hewn from rock, paying tribute to the hundreds of brave Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI. We stay in one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' tonight - the Grand Hotel Europe in Lucerne, promising the elegance of yesteryear and sweeping lake vistas.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
Dinner
 
HOTEL
Grand Europe

DAY 4: LUCERNE – ST. GOTTHARD – VENICE

Journey through the Alps today, travelling through St. Gotthard tunnel and the border at Chiasso into Italy. Catch a glimpse of Northern Italy's beautiful lakes, whose scenic retreats have attracted the aristocracy for centuries. Arrive in Venice later.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
 
HOTEL
Novotel Mestre Castellana

DAY 5: VENICE ORIENTATION – FLORENCE

Take to the water and board a private motor launch to the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square. View the Bridge of Sighs and ornate Doge's Palace, then 'Dive Into Culture' and witness the centuries-old craft of glassblowing at one of the oldest workshops on the islands. We'll have some time to explore the hidden calle and campi to fit in some shopping or soak up the sights and sounds of the Queen of the Adriatic before crossing the Apennine Mountains bound for Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
 
HOTEL
Grand Mediterraneo/Nilhotel

DAY 6: FLORENCE SIGHTSEEING – ROME (2 NIGHTS)

The magnificent Renaissance Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral and the Baptistery stand imposingly in the centre of Florence and are among the sights we will view during our guided walking tour with a Local Specialist. Delve into the city's rich cultural, artistic and architectural heritage, then learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft. Admire the 400-year-old Ponte Vecchio which spans the Arno River and marvel at the impressive palazzi and art in the Piazza della Signoria, the political hub of the city. Rome is our final stop today.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
 
HOTEL
Barcelo Occidental Aurelia

DAY 7: ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Visit the Vatican for a memorable encounter with the centre of Christianity. A Local Specialist will take you on a tour of St. Peter's Basilica, the home of Michelangelo's Pietà, crafted from the most perfect block of Carrara marble. Consider an Optional Experience to see the magnificent frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, before travelling to Ancient Rome to view the Colosseum where brave gladiators and slaves fought to the death to the thunderous applause of thousands of spectators. This evening, we 'Connect With Locals' over a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner and celebrate the Italian zest for life, food and good company.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
Farewell Dinner

DAY 8: DEPART ROME

Our adventure together has come to an end. We say a fond farewell to Rome and our travel companions at the end of our journey together. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast