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Trafalgar European Supreme With 3-Day Aegean Cruise Premier (ESULCM)

31 Days from London to Paris Print
Tour Style: Discoveries
Europe & Britain 2021
Visits: London, Volendam, Boppard, Mannheim, Innsbruck, Mestre, Venice, Vienna, Ljubljana, Plitvice, Dubrovnik, Tirana, Kalambaka, Delphi, Athens, Assisi, Sorrento, Pompeii, Rome, Vatican City, Florence, Engelberg, Paris, Calais, Dover, Amsterdam, Kusadasi, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Albania, Greece, Switzerland, France, Turkey

This all-embracing Europe trip leaves nothing out, from the canals of Amsterdam to glittering Paris. You'll travel across Europe on a journey filled with musical notes from Vienna and the vibrant energy of Dubrovnik, exploring tavernas, beaches and historic sites along the way.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Explore Vienna, Ljubljana, Dubrovnik, Tirana, Delphi, Athens, Assisi, Pompeii, Rome, Florence and Paris with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Kalambaka, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne
  • Visit a glassblowing factory in Venice, the Temple of Apollo in Delphi, Acropolis in Athens, excavations in Pompeii and the Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the battle site of Thermopylae, the Abbey at Monte Cassino and the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
  • See the Lorelei Rock, the vineyards of Burgundy and the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi
  • Scenic Cruise through Amsterdam's canals, along the Rhine River and by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice
  • In the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana we enjoy a Be My Guest dinner with a local family in their home. (Day 9)
  • Learn about the age-old Dutch traditions of wooden clog and cheese making from a traditional craftsman in Volendam. (Day 2) Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries. (Day 6)
  • Step into this unique establishment on the banks of the Danube and discover a building that has undergone a makeover from its previous life as a grain silo since the early 1900s. (Day 7)

Dining Highlights

  • 28 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches
  • 15 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)
  • 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
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel
  • Return ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais
  • Pick-up 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

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day: 1 Welcome to London
The bright lights of London launch your adventure through Europe. Broaden your horizons and explore the culture and heritage of the British capital or spend your day relaxing after your journey.
Day: 2 Explore Historic London
Join a Local Specialist this morning to see the iconic sights of London. From Big Ben and the imposing Houses of Parliament that stand alongside the Thames, to regal Buckingham Palace at the end of the grand Mall. Spend the day exploring London's bustling city streets, relax in one of the beautiful Royal Parks or visit one of the captivating museums and galleries for which the city is so famous.
Day: 3 Journey to Amsterdam
Meet your Travel Director before departing London for mainland Europe. Board your ferry to France, then journey through the Belgian and Dutch countryside bound for Amsterdam, where you'll spend a memorable evening exploring the capital's scenic canals on a Welcome Reception cruise with your fellow travellers.
Day: 4 Discover Amsterdam’s Canals
Explore the maritime history, tree-lined canals and gabled façades of Amsterdam on an orientation of the city's 17th-century canal ring district. Enjoy the rich aromas and flavours of Dutch cheese this afternoon in Volendam, where you'll Dive Into Culture and gain insights into traditional cheese-making and the crafting of Holland's characteristic wooden clogs.
Day: 5 Journey to the Rhineland with a Scenic Cruise
We cross the German border and board a cruise in Boppard. Journeying along the mighty Rhine past vineyard-clad hills and medieval castles, we disembark in St. Goar, avoiding the allure of the legendary Lorelei. We travel to the university city of Heidelberg to admire its magnificent ruined sandstone castle which stands imposingly overlooking the Neckar River.
Day: 6 Off to Alpine Innsbruck
Arriving in the Bavarian capital of Munich today, we see the Hofbräuhaus, City Hall and iconic Marienplatz with its Glockenspiel. Crossing the Austrian border, we arrive in Innsbruck for an orientation that will include views of St. Jakob's Cathedral and Emperor Maximilian I's glittering Golden Roof. Admire the fascinating crystal installations and browse for precious gifts and souvenirs at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds Store.
Day: 7 South to Venice
Cross the snow-capped Alps to Italy today, travelling via the Brenner Pass to Venice, where you will join your travel companions for a delicious Regional Dinner at a local restaurant.
Day: 8 Explore the Floating City of Venice
Glide through the waters of the Adriatic by private launch arriving in the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square. Delve into the history of this beautiful Byzantine city, see the ornate Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Square and the famous Bridge of Sighs. Dive Into Culture and gain insights into the centuries-old tradition of Venetian glassblowing. Spend the rest of your afternoon on your own exploring in the labyrinthine calle of this city of islands.
Day: 9 Onwards to Vienna
Journey through the Veneto plains, across the Styrian Alps and to Austria's imperial capital of Vienna. You'll check in to your Stays With Stories accommodation, the Hilton Danube Waterfront, a renovated grain silo built in 1916, on the banks of the Danube. Celebrate the city's iconic reputation as the world's music capital and perhaps consider an evening Optional Experience including dinner and entertainment.
Day: 10 Uncover the Treasures of Vienna
Join a Local Specialist on an exploration of this elegant capital, including views of the State Opera House, St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Hofburg, once the home of the powerful Habsburg Dynasty. Spend the rest of your day at leisure, soaking up the cosy coffee culture or visiting such iconic sights as the Schonbrunn Palace with its exquisite gardens. This evening, perhaps indulge in Vienna's intoxicating musical talent, enjoying a concert of classical music at one of the city's concert halls, churches or palaces.
Day: 11 Journey to Ljubljana
Leave the City of Music behind, crossing the Slovenian border to Ljubljana. Join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour and delve into the 'Beloved' city's iconic and unexpected highlights. Wander along the Baroque façades of its Old City and admire the medieval castle, the City Hall and Cathedral of St. Nicholas, with its exquisite 18th century frescoes. Good food and good company are guaranteed as we Connect With Locals over dinner at a Be My Guest experience with a local Slovenian family. Learn about their life in one of the world's greenest cities, as well as the role that honey plays in the country's cuisine.
Day: 12 Venture to Plitvice Lakes
Journey across the Croatian border and via Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park, where you'll join a Local Specialist for a guided walking tour. Connect with the exquisite beauty of this UNESCO-listed natural wonder, admiring the cascade of spectacular waterfalls and crystal-clear waters reflecting green, grey and blue against the lush landscape. Witness panoramic views over the park from Tomicevo Pgledalo, then settle in for your overnight stay amidst this stunning backdrop.
Day: 13 On to Beautiful Dubrovnik
Journey south along the picture-perfect Dalmatian coast, past seaside villages to the ancient city of Dubrovnik - its terracotta rooftops appear to tumble into the waters of the cerulean Adriatic. Consider taking a sunset cruise along the spectacular Dalmatian coast to enjoy a delicious local dinner.
Day: 14 Discover Picture-perfect Dubrovnik
Stroll through the marble streets of the Pearl of the Adriatic on a Small Group Sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Admire the Rector's Palace, Onofrio's Fountain and the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries.
Day: 15 Uncover Montenegro and on to Tirana
Journey to Kotor, an enchanting medieval city, perched on the deepest natural fjord-like bay in the Mediterranean. Travel through Montenegro into Albania and overnight in its colourful capital of Tirana. Explore the previously communist-dominated capital with a Local Specialist, including such highlights as the Skanderbeg square and the Palace of Culture. Wander up the main boulevard and see the Prime Ministry building, the Presidential office and the Pyramid Building.
Day: 16 Onwards to Kalambaka
We travel to Greece, enjoying views of the scenic Plains of Thessaly en route to Kalambaka with its gravity-defying Meteora monasteries that cling impressively to immense, rounded rock towers.
Day: 17 Explore Delphi and Athens
We cross the fertile Thessaly region and see the battle site at Thermopylae, where the heroic Leonidas and brave Spartans battled against the invading Persians. We arrive at the centre of the world and Mount Parnassus, joining a Local Specialist to explore the ancient sanctuary of Delphi and seat of the most important oracle in the ancient classical world. Wander through the centuries-old ruins of the Sacred Way to the 5th-century BC Temple of Apollo and marvel at the site where athletes once competed in the Pythian Games held in honour of Apollo and the Arts. We arrive in Athens this evening.
Day: 18 Embark and Cruise to Stunning Mykonos
Leaving the vibrant cityscape of Athens, we arrive in Mykonos - the island of fun, with its charismatic winding alleyways lined by whitewashed houses, bright pink bougainvillea-clad walls and the windmills that stand imposingly overlooking the tiny port. Soak up laid-back island life and enjoy the flavours of local seafood dishes.
Day: 19 Continue to Ancient Ephesus and Patmos
Arrive early in Kusadasi in Turkey for your complimentary Shore Experience to the ancient settlement of Ephesus, site of the famous Temple of Artemis. Continue your cruise to Patmos, where you can relax on the beach, or consider an Optional Experience to the 11th-century Monastery of St. John.
Day: 20 Cruise to Heraklion and on to Santorini
Wake this morning in Heraklion, on the island of Crete, join a complimentary Shore Experience to the palace of Knossos. Continue to the volcanic island of Santorini, where you could explore the village of Oia on a Shore Experience. Later, witness one of the most beautiful sunsets in the Mediterranean.
Day: 21 Disembark in Athens
Disembark in Athens and join a Local Specialist to marvel at the ancient Acropolis, see the Parthenon and view the stadium where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. Later cross the Corinth Canal and board an overnight ferry to Italy.
Day: 22 Onwards to Amazing Assisi
Spend today worshipping the sunshine, as we sail up the dramatic Adriatic coast towards Ancona. This evening we arrive in the mystical medieval town of Assisi, the home and final resting place of beloved St. Francis.
Day: 23 Off to Sunny Sorrento
Join your Local Specialist today and enjoy a sightseeing tour to see the Basilica of St. Francis. We pass the Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino before arriving in the sophisticated seaside retreat of Sorrento.
Day: 24 Uncover Pompeii’s Ruins then off to Rome
We join a Local Specialist in Pompeii to hear the story of this remarkable ancient Roman settlement buried under ash following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Continuing through the green and golden countryside of Lazio, we arrive in Rome, the 'Eternal City' this evening.
Day: 25 Discover Ancient Rome and Vatican City
We venture to the centre of Christianity and the great square that bears the name of the first 'bishop of Rome', St. Peter. Join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour that includes a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, where we will have an opportunity to see Michelangelo's sorrowful Pietà hewn from the most perfect block of Carrara marble. We cross the Tiber River to see the ancient sites of Rome, including Circus Maximus and a visit to the mighty Colosseum. Imagine the thunderous roar of thousands of exhilarated spectators cheering their chosen chariots to victory. This afternoon there is time to explore the city on your terms. Perhaps toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your return to Rome or embark on an Optional Experience to visit the Sistine Chapel. This evening, we enjoy a delicious Regional Dinner in Rome.
Day: 26 Journey to Florence
Journeying north through the beautiful landscapes of Umbria and Tuscany, we arrive in the Renaissance city of Florence. Join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of some of the city's iconic sites. View Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery with its renowned bronze doors, and visit Piazza della Signoria. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft.
Day: 27 Onwards to Alpine Engelberg
Travel north across the snow-capped Alps into Switzerland, past beautiful Lake Lugano, continuing along the scenic St. Gotthard route into central Switzerland. We spend the next two nights in the popular winter sports resort town of Engelberg.
Day: 28 Treasure Lucerne’s Sights
The lakeside setting of Lucerne is ours to explore today. Pay tribute to the brave Swiss Guard at the Lion Monument and admire the wooden Chapel Bridge with its exquisite ceiling. Spend the rest of the day ambling through the medieval streets with their characteristic painted façades, or perhaps embark on an Optional Experience up one of the surrounding peaks.
Day: 29 Venture to Paris
We cross into France and traverse the rolling Burgundy vineyards en route to the glittering capital of Paris. The 'City of Lights' shines brightly tonight as you explore the grand boulevards on your terms. Enjoy dinner at a cosy bistro or consider attending a colourful Parisian Cabaret performance.
Day: 30 Explore Magical Paris
Join a Local Specialist today for an informative sightseeing tour of the French capital. Drive along the Champs Élysées and see the Place de la Concorde. View Notre Dame and enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. This evening, we celebrate an epic European voyage with newfound friends and our Travel Director at a Farewell Dinner.
Day: 31 Journey Home
Today bid farewell to your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your holiday. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.

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