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Trafalgar - European Whirl with Oberammergau and Eurostarâ„¢ Extension (OEWHI2N117)

15 Days From London to London
Tour Style: Discovery
Trafalgar Brochure Price from $4,950.00
Brochures: Oberammergau 2022, Oberammergau 2022
Visits: Netherlands, United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Vatican City, Switzerland, France

Count your blessings on this poignant spiritual sojourn to Oberammergau, combined with a European adventure, from Amsterdam and the Rhine to Paris and the magnificent open-air museum that is Rome.
Sightseeing Highlights
  • Explore London, Rome, Florence and Paris with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne
  • Visit a glassblowing factory in Venice and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • View the canals in Amsterdam, the Golden Roof in Innsbruck, St. Mark's Square in Venice, the ancient sites in Rome, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne and the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
  • See the Lorelei Rock and the vineyards of Burgundy
  • Scenic Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam, the Rhine River and by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice
  • Premium Tickets for the Passion Play in Oberammergau
  • Connect With Locals Eight generations of history with plenty of stories to tell. Enjoy a traditional Be My Guest lunch with the Landi family at their home near Florence, set within a garden of oak trees against the backdrop of Tuscan vineyards and olive groves.
  • Dive into Culture Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries.
  • MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Learn about the history and ancient skill of Venetian glassblowing, playing your role in ensuring the survival of this traditional craft through your visit.

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day 1Welcome to London
The vibrant British capital where you will spend the next two nights, enjoying the pomp and pageantry of a city that effortlessly combines old and new.
Accommodation: The Tower
Day 2Discover Historic London
Join a Local Specialist this morning for a tour of the iconic and unexpected sites of London, including Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Spend a leisurely afternoon shopping on Carnaby Street, consider visiting one of London’s museums or wander along the Thames watching ambitious Londoners pound the pavements.
Meals: Breakfast
Day 3Eurostar to Brussels and on to Amsterdam
This morning we meet our Travel Director before travelling to London's St. Pancras International where we will board the Eurostarâ„¢ for a high-speed train journey to Brussels and a luxury coach journey to Amsterdam. Enjoy an orientation of this historic Dutch city before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception dinner cruise on its canals.
Visits: Amsterdam, London, Brussels
Meals: Breakfast, Welcome Reception
Accommodation: Mercure City
Day 4Journey to the Rhineland and a Scenic Cruise
Driving through the lush landscapes of the Netherlands and Germany, we arrive in Boppard where we board a cruise along the Rhine to St. Goar, passing vineyard-clad hills and medieval castles perched above riverside towns. Arriving in the Baroque city of Heidelberg, we explore its iconic and unexpected highlights before travelling to our Rhineland hotel.
Visits: Rhineland, Heidelberg
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Sinsheim
Day 5Experience the Oberammergau Passion Play Performance
Journey to Oberammergau for a Trip Highlight and display of unwavering faith – the Oberammergau Passion Play, which has been performed every ten years since 1634. Take your premium seats for this poignant performance, witnessing first-hand the covenant that the villagers made with God to spare them from the ravages of the plague and compelled them to honour His grace and mercy. Dine at a local restaurant this evening before returning to your seat for the continuation of the captivating depiction of the life and death of Jesus Christ as night falls.
Hotel - See 'Trip Notes'
Visits: Oberammergau, Innsbruck
Meals: Breakfast, Regional Dinner
Day 6Onwards to the Canals of Venice
Journey through the emerald-green landscape along the Brenner Pass into Italy and across the Dolomite Mountains to Venice. We cruise the beautiful Venetian lagoon by private launch to the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square. View the ornate Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs, so named for the sound made by condemned prisoners as they took one last longing look at their beautiful city before meeting their fate. Then, Dive Into Culture and enjoy a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience where you’ll witness the centuries-old craft of Venetian glassblowing before spending the afternoon at leisure to soak up the romantic atmosphere. Get lost in Venice, cross bridges and discover hidden campi where locals share their daily stories over a glass of Venetian Spritz
Visits: Venice
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Novotel Mestre Castellana
Day 7All Roads Lead to Rome
Travel south across the Veneto Plain, passing Bologna and the dramatic Apennine Mountains as well as the green and golden fields of Lazio before reaching Rome, the 'Eternal City'. En route, we Connect With Locals over lunch at a Be My Guest experience and enjoy true Tuscan hospitality with a local family on their private estate in the Chianti countryside.
Visits: Florence, Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest
Accommodation: A. Roma Lifestyle
Day 8Discover Ancient Rome and the Vatican City
Our first stop today sees us discover the divine beauty of the Vatican City. We'll visit St. Peter's Basilica with a Local Specialist to view Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. We continue to Ancient Rome to view the iconic Colosseum and Circus Maximus, once the site of exhilarating chariot races centuries ago. The afternoon is yours to explore the city on your terms. Sit on the Spanish Steps savouring a tasty gelato, shop up a storm on the trendy Via Corso or perhaps join an Optional Experience to see the magnificent frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Visits: Rome, Vatican City
Meals: Breakfast
Day 9Continue to Renaissance Florence
From Rome, we travel north through the rolling countryside of Tuscany and along the Arno valley to the 'Cradle of the Renaissance', Florence. Delve into the rich Medici heritage of this beautiful medieval city with your Local Specialist. Visit what was once the political hub of the city, Piazza della Signoria, with its impressive sculptures and stunning palazzi. View the imposing Duomo, crowned by Brunelleschi’s dome, and the Baptistery, renowned for its sculptured bronze doors.
Visits: Florence
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hilton Metropole
Day 10Across the Alps to Lucerne
Drive via the scenic Italian Lakes District, across the Alps into beautiful Switzerland, where we'll spend the next two nights in the medieval lakeside city of Lucerne. Tonight, why not consider an optional Swiss Folklore Show?
Visits: Lucerne
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Grand Europe
Day 11Explore Lucerne
This morning, view the mournful, mortally wounded lion hewn from rock to commemorate the Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending Louis XVI. Walk along the flower-lined 14th-century covered Chapel Bridge, crossing the river Reuss. Or join an exciting Optional Experience to one of the surrounding peaks for breathtaking views of the Swiss countryside. We have some time later to discover the best Swiss chocolates in town.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 12On to Captivating Paris
Crossing the border into France this morning, we travel past the picturesque vineyards and country towns of Burgundy en route to the 'City of Lights'. Spend some time this evening strolling along the Seine and grand boulevards in search of a cosy bistro for fine French cuisine or consider an Optional Experience to a colourful Parisian cabaret.
Visits: Paris
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Evergreen Laurel
Day 13Discover the Sights of Paris
Join a Local Specialist today for a sightseeing tour of this romantic city. View the sophisticated Champs-Élysées, Place de la Concorde, the 19th-century Arc de Triomphe, honouring those who fought for France, and Notre Dame Cathedral, then enjoy a stroll through the Latin Quarter. Our European Whirl almost at its end, we spend the evening with fellow travellers and our Travel Director, enjoying a Farewell Dinner in a local bistro.
Visits: Paris
Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 14Catch the Eurostarâ„¢ to London
Transfers are provided to Paris Gare du Nord station, where you'll board the Eurostarâ„¢ train to London. The journey time to London St. Pancras International is 2 hours and 20 minutes. On arrival in London, you are met and transferred to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Tower
Day 15Journey Home
Enjoy an English breakfast at the end of your holiday.
Meals: Breakfast


Available Room Types: Single, Triple, Twin, Twinshare
Child: ages 5 to 17

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