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European Highlights

Duration 7 days

Destinations visited :
  • Netherlands
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  • Germany
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  • Switzerland
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  • France
    ,
  • UK
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Short on time, but want a jam-packed adventure filled with European Highlights? Cruise down the Rhine River, savour a banquet in a castle and catch your breath as you see the Eiffel Tower in Paris. You’ll return home with more than Swiss chocolate in your luggage.

Take a look at your day-by-day itinerary or contact us on 0207 620 8952 to find out more.

DAY 1

Arrive 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.
Hotel: Mercure City
Meal: Welcome Reception

DAY 2

Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland
This morning depart Amsterdam for Germany’s Rhine Valley and embark on a memorable cruise meandering past terraced vineyards, historic towns and medieval castles to St. Goar. We pass the legendary Lorelei Rock, named after a mermaid who lured fishermen to their deaths with her mesmerising song then venture to our Rhineland hotel where we’ll spend our evening at leisure.
Hotel: NH Viernheim
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Dinner

DAY 3

Rhineland – Schaffhausen – Lucerne (2 Nights)
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 in one of Trafalgar’s ‘Stays With Stories’ – the elegant lakeside Grand Hotel Europe.
Hotel: Grand Europe
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 4

Lucerne Orientation and Free Time
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.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 5

Lucerne – Burgundy Wine Region – Paris (2 Nights)
See the changing landscape as you travel into France through Alsace and across 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.
Hotel: Pullman La Defense
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 6

Paris Sightseeing and Free Time
Join a Local Specialist today to delve into the artistic and historic treasures of Paris, including views of the elegant Champs Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Visit the 13th-century church of St. Severin 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 indulge in a unique encounter with Parisian culture, enjoying a special ‘Connect With Locals’ Farewell Be My Guest Dinner in the City of Lights.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Farewell Dinner

DAY 7

Paris – London
After breakfast, we say a fond au revoir to Paris. Crossing the infamous Somme battlefields, the final resting place of so many brave souls, we catch a glimpse of the Canadian War Memorial at Vimy Ridge. In Calais, we board a ferry to Dover, continuing to London by coach where our encounter with European Highlights comes to an end.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

Sightseeing Highlights

  • CITY TOUR in Paris
  • ORIENTATION of Amsterdam and Lucerne
  • VISIT the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen and St. Severin Church in Paris
  • CRUISE along the canals of Amsterdam and the Rhine River
  • VIEW the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, the Champs Élysées, the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the White Cliffs of Dover
  • SEE the Lorelei Rock, Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields

Dining Highlights

  • 6 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 1 dinner
  • 1 dinner (including Be My Guest) with local wine

First class travel Highlights

  • 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
  • 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
  • VIP entry to many sights
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European Highlights

Short on time, but want a jam-packed adventure filled with European Highlights? Cruise down the Rhine River, savour a banquet in a castle and catch your breath as you see the Eiffel Tower in Paris. You’ll return home with more than Swiss chocolate in your luggage.