European Supreme With 3-Day Aegean Cruise Premier End Paris

Tour Type: Discovery
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2022

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 London, Vienna, Ljubljana, Plitvice National Park, 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, the 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
  • Connect With Locals In the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana we enjoy a Be My Guest dinner with a local family in their home.
  • Dive into Culture Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries.
  • Dive Into Culture The charming countryside of North Holland reveals its secrets behind perfecting Dutch cheese and crafting the traditional clog.
  • 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.
  • MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Discover what life is like in the rural Slovenian countryside as you join Ana and Anton on their 10th-generation farm, through your visit supporting the family's efforts to keep farming traditions alive.
  • MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Admire the irresistible beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO-listed protected area and home to bears, wolves and many rare bird species.
Dining Highlights
  • 1 Be My Guest
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 10 Dinners
  • 2 Regional Dinners
  • 3 Lunches
  • 30 Breakfasts
First class travel Highlights
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Pick-up when you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host when you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel.

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2022
Duration
31 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonWelcome 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.
DoubleTree by Hilton Angel Kings Cross
Day 2LondonExplore 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 3AmsterdamJourney 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.
Mercure City
Day 4AmsterdamDiscover Amsterdam's Canals: Explore the maritime history, tree-lined canals and gabled facades 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 5Rhineland with a Scenic CruiseJourney 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.
Mercure Mannheim am Rathaus
Day 6InnsbruckOff to Alpine Innsbruck: Arriving in the Bavarian capital of Munich today, we see the Hofbrauhaus, 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. This evening, consider a rousing evening of Tyrolean entertainment.
Rumer Hof
Day 7South to VeniceSouth 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.
Novotel Mestre Castellana
Day 8VeniceExplore the Floating City of Venice: Dive Into Culture and gain insights into the centuries-old tradition of Venetian glassblowing during today's MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience at one of the city's last remaining studios. You'll watch spellbound how master craftsmen shape the molten glass to create delicate works of art for which Venice is justifiably famous. You'll know that through this experience you're helping to preserve the traditions that have been passed down through the generations, and perhaps be inspired to buy a souvenir of your visit for your own home. Later, 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. Spend the rest of your afternoon on your own exploring in the labyrinthine calle of this city of islands.
Day 9ViennaOnwards to Vienna: Journey through the Veneto plains, across the Styrian Alps and to Austria's imperial capital of Vienna. Celebrate the city's iconic reputation as the world's music capital and perhaps consider an evening Optional Experience including dinner and entertainment.
Radisson Blu Park Royal Palace
Day 10ViennaUncover 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 11LjubljanaJourney 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 facades of its Old City and admire the medieval castle that stands till today, the City Hall and Cathedral of St. Nicholas, with its exquisite 18th century frescoes. Good food and good company are guaranteed on your MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience at a Slovenian farm where you'll Connect With Locals during a heart-warming Be My Guest experience with a local family. You'll learn what life is like in a traditional rural setting and how the Cic family has been farming in the area for 10 generations. Sip the sweet blueberry schnapps and sample local snacks before embarking on a guided walk to the old forge, the orchard and Sava River, meeting the family's resident animals along the way.
Four Points by Sheraton
Day 12Plitvice LakesVenture 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. Enjoy an unforgettable MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience and 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.
Jezero
Day 13On to Beautiful DubrovnikOn 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.
Croatia Cavtat
Day 14Picture-perfect DubrovnikDiscover 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 15Uncover Montenegro and on to TiranaUncover 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.
Hilton Garden Inn
Day 16KalambakaOnwards 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.
Amalia Kalambaka
Day 17Delphi and AthensExplore 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.
Divani Palace Acropolis
Day 18MykonosEmbark 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 19Ephesus and PatmosContinue 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 20SantoriniCruise to Crete 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 21AthensDisembark 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 22AssisiOnwards 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.
Casa Leonori
Day 23Sunny SorrentoOff 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.
Grand Parco del Sole
Day 24Uncover Pompeii's Ruins then off to RomeUncover 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.
Barcelo Occidental Aurelia
Day 25Rome and Vatican CityDiscover 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 Pieta 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 26FlorenceJourney 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.
Nilhotel
Day 27EngelbergOnwards 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.
H+ Hotel & Spa
Day 28Treasure Lucerne's SightsTreasure Lucerne's Sights: The lakeside setting of Lucerne is ours to explore today. Pay tribute to the brave Swiss Guards 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 facades, or perhaps embark on an Optional Experience up one of the surrounding peaks.
Day 29ParisVenture 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.
Crowne Plaza Neuilly
Day 30ParisExplore Magical Paris: Join a Local Specialist today for an informative sightseeing tour of the French capital. Drive along the Champs Elysees 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 31Journey HomeJourney 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. Your coach returns from Paris to London, you are welcome to use this complimentary transfer.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
08/23/2022$9,710.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/30/2022$9,710.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/06/2022$9,710.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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