Trafalgar London To Rome Highlights Summer 2018

8 days from London to Rome

Start packing for this 8 day tour from London to Rome visiting France, UK, Switzerland and Italy with Trafalgar.

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Length 8 Days
Code ETRVA13
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Overview

Europe's romantic capitals and extraordinary cultural highlights are the highlights of this jaunt through Western Europe, exploring the majestic monuments of Paris, the lush Burgundy region, beautiful Lake Lucerne and the Italian cultural centres of Venice, Florence and Rome.

Highlights

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Dover See the White Cliffs
  • Florence See Piazza St. Croce
  • Lucerne Orientation includes views of the Chapel Bridge and a visit to the Lion Monument
  • Paris Sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower
  • Rome Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Colosseum, see the ancient sites and visit St. Peter's Basilica
  • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop

Prices

Pricing Information

"Guaranteed" refers to departures that are confirmed for departure. Pricing is Per Person.

Itinerary

  • Day 1
    London – Paris (2 Nights)

    A very warm welcome from your Travel Director. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you cross by ferry to Calais in France. Travel past the Somme battlefields in northern France to the glittering capital Paris, your home for the next two nights. Consider a cruise along the Seine in a glass-topped boat.

    Locations Visited
    • Paris
    • Dover
    • Calais

    Meals:

    Accommodation: Novotel 14 Porte d'Orleans

  • Day 2
    Paris Orientation and Free Time

    Your morning guided orientation covers many of the city’s highlights including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Spend the afternoon as you wish. You might like to round off your Parisian adventure this evening with a spectacular cabaret show. Buffet Breakfast

    Locations Visited
    • Paris

    Meals: Buffet Breakfast

  • Day 3
    Paris – Lucerne Region

    Today drive through the Burgundy region where vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see. Pass the fortified town of Belfort and arrive in lakeside Lucerne. Take in views of the 14th century Chapel Bridge and visit the Lion Monument during your orientation tour. Dine tonight at your hotel. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

    Locations Visited
    • Giswil

    Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

    Accommodation: Krone Giswil

  • Day 4
    Lucerne Region – Venice

    Traverse the Alps into Italy via the scenic St. Gotthard route and catch a glimpse of Lake Como. Skirt the sprawling commercial capital, Milan, arriving later in the region of Venice, a historically wealthy city built across 118 islands in a marshy lagoon. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

    Locations Visited
    • Oriago

    Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

    Accommodation: Ill Burchiello

  • Day 5
    Venice Orientation – Florence

    Cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square and see the sumptuous Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop. Afterwards you might like to take an Optional Experience to Burano Island for a delightful lunch. Cross the Apennine Mountains, arriving later in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Buffet Breakfast

    Locations Visited
    • Venice
    • Florence

    Meals: Buffet Breakfast

    Accommodation: Starhotels Vespucci

  • Day 6
    Florence – Rome (2 Nights)

    See the sights during your orientation tour of Florence which includes a stroll to Santa Croce Square. Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for high-quality leather and gold before departing for Rome.Buffet Breakfast

    Locations Visited
    • Rome
    • Florence

    Meals: Buffet Breakfast

    Accommodation: Ergife Palace

  • Day 7
    Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

    Your Local Specialist takes you on a guided visit of St. Peter’s Basilica, believed to enclose the tomb of St. Peter. Consider taking an Optional Experience to visit inside the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Your fascinating guided sightseeing tour continues across the River Tiber to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own. Shop in smart boutiques on the Via Ottaviano or throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

    Locations Visited
    • Rome

    Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8
    Depart Rome

    After breakfast, say ‘arrivederci’ to Rome and your fellow travellers at the end of a dream holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. Buffet Breakfast

    Locations Visited
    • Rome

Meals: Buffet Breakfast

Inclusions

Dining Highlights
  • 7 Buffet breakfasts
  • 3 Three course dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • 7 Buffet breakfasts
  • 3 Three course dinners
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Daily breakfast
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel
  • Ferry from Dover to Calais
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • London airport transfer service available to purchase, conditions apply. See link below for airport transfer page
  • Pick-up in London if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Centre
  • Airport transfer is provided on the last travel day. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
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    **Approximate Price per person based on Double. For latest prices see Pricing Tab