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European Highlights with Trafalgar

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7 days
01 Apr 24 to 29 Apr 24
Book by 29 Feb 24
Experience a brief yet thrilling 7-day Europe tour from Amsterdam to Paris, cruising the Rhine River and marveling at the Eiffel Tower. This adventure promises a jam-packed itinerary, ensuring memorable moments and a luggage filled not only with Swiss chocolate but also with European highlights. Perfect for those with limited time seeking a whirlwind European adventure.

Includes

  • 7 Day Trafalgar Guided Holiday
  • 6 Nights in cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • 6 Breakfasts & 3 Dinners
  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • Audio headsets are provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Extensive variety of Choice Optional Experiences at an additional cost
  • Included sightseeing
  • See the Lorelei Rock and the vineyards of Burgundy.
  • Visit the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen and a cuckoo clock factory in the Black Forrest.
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the Rhine River and much more!

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Extras

  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilised
  • Choice of Optional Experiences available at an additional cost

Highlights

  • 6 Nights in cherry-picked hotels
  • 9 Meals
  • City orientation tours

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Amsterdam

Welcome to the colourful city of Amsterdam. Explore this city of bicycles and boats before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening, on a scenic canal cruise including a light dinner and welcome drinks. Arrival Transfer: Depart the airport at 09:00, 11:30, 14:30 Accommodation: Mercure Amsterdam City Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Enjoy a Scenic Cruise in the Rhineland

Journey through Germany where we’ll board a river cruise to St. Goar then head to the old university town of Heidelberg, with its impressive Renaissance structures, Baroque Old Town, and views of the ruined red sandstone castle. Then we had to our Be My Guest experience where you’ll Connect With Locals over dinner at the family-owned Weingut Wehweck vineyard. Currently headed up by the third generation of the family, Herr Philipp Wehweck. Accommodation: Mercure Hotel Mannheim Am Friedensplatz Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Journey through the Black Forest to Lucerne

Delve into a world of legends and fairy-tales today as you enter the enchanting Black Forest. Here, we’ll Dive Into Culture and witness the fine craft of cuckoo clock making, before visiting the dramatic Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, the largest waterfall in Europe. We cross the Swiss border, admiring the exquisite alpine setting and arrive on the shores of Lake Lucerne where we will stay for the next two nights. Accommodation: Grand Hotel Europe Lucerne Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Explore Lucerne

Soak up the relaxed lakeside atmosphere before your morning orientation begins. Cross the solid wooden Chapel Bridge, visit the solemn Lion Monument, commemorating the massacre of the Swiss Guards in 1792 and spend your afternoon shopping in the Old Town for Swiss souvenirs and chocolates. Consider an Optional Experience ascending the surrounding mountains for panoramic alpine views, wander along the tranquil lake shore or stroll around the city admiring the decorative signposts and ornate façades lining the city's streets. Accommodation: Grand Hotel Europe Lucerne Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Off through the Burgundy Wine Region to Paris

See the changing landscape as you travel into France through Alsace and cross the Maginot Line. Admire the scenic Burgundy Wine Region, famous for its delicious Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grape varieties, before arriving in Paris. Indulge in a free evening to explore the grand boulevards of the French capital. Experience the pageantry of Paris first-hand and opt for an Optional Experience to a Parisian Cabaret. Accommodation: Pullman La Défense Paris Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Explore Magical Paris

Join a Local Specialist today and delve into the artistic and historic treasures of Paris, including views of the elegant Champs-Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. View Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. This afternoon, amble through the city’s stylish gardens, avenues and lanes, admiring the sophisticated atmosphere or consider joining an Optional Experience to the exquisite Palace of Versailles. This evening we enjoy a Farewell Dinner with our travel companions and Travel Director. Accommodation: Pullman La Défense Paris Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Farewell Paris

After breakfast, say a fond au revoir to your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Departure Transfer: Arrive at Charles de Gaulle airport at 08:00 Included Meals: Breakfast

Terms & 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 can be requested. Excludes flights, transfers, visas, travel insurance and anything not mentioned. Savings are not valid on all itineraries and/or departure dates, are 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. Package excludes flights. You can do optional free-time add-on experiences in your free time and pay for them as you travel (additional costs apply). Trafalgar reserves the right to withdraw promotional offers and adjust savings anytime. All savings / discounts mentioned have already been included in the advertised price. Pentravel and Tour Operator reserves the right to withdraw or amend promotional offers at any time. Please note: at time of loading this is not a definite departure, please contact one of our travel consultants for more info. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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R36,630
per person sharing
Details
Valid on 8 Apr 2024
Stay
7 days
Dates
01 Apr 24 to 29 Apr 24
Book by
29 February 24
Experience ID
373
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