Europe & Britain First Class 2018: European Supreme with 3 Day Aegean Cruise Premium Summer 2018

Tour Type: Discovery
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2018

On Day 16 you have the opportunity of taking a 3-day Aegean Cruise with Celestyal Cruises around the magical Greek isles.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Sofia, Delphi, Athens, Assisi, Pompeii, Rome, Florence and Paris
  • Cruise along the River Rhine
  • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Kalambaka, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne
  • See the Lorelei Rock, the Vineyards of Burgundy, Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi and the Somme Battlefields in France
  • Visit the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Temple of Apollo in Delphi, Acropolis in Athens, Excavations in Pompeii, the Sistine Chapel, Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and Eiffel Tower in Paris
Dining Highlights
  • 28 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches
  • 16 dinners
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
  • Return ferry across the Channel from Dover to Calais
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • 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
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (866) 547-5362 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13703389

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2018
Duration
31 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonArrive London (2 Nights): Welcome to London. After check-in, take a leisurely stroll through the city or relax and look forward to your wonderful adventure.
Cumberland
Day 2LondonLondon Sightseeing: See a host of major attractions during your morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Spend the afternoon exploring on your own or shopping.Full Breakfast
Day 3AmsterdamLondon - Amsterdam (2 Nights): This morning meet your Travel Director before leaving London. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you board your ferry to cross the English Channel to France and then continue on to Amsterdam. This evening join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception cruise along the city's scenic canals.Full Breakfast, Welcome Reception
Mercure City
Day 4AmsterdamAmsterdam Orientation: Explore the fascinating maritime history, tree-lined canals and gabled facades of Amsterdam on an orientation of the city's charming 17th century canal ring district. Learn about Dutch diamond heritage and traditions, visiting a diamond polishing factory for a Cultural Insight into diamond cutting. Enjoy the rich aromas and flavours of Dutch cheese this afternoon in Volendam where we enjoy a Cultural Insight into traditional cheese-making and the crafting of Holland's characteristic wooden clogs.Buffet Breakfast
Day 5MannheimAmsterdam - Rhine Cruise - Heidelberg - Mannheim: We cross the German border and board a cruise in Boppard. Journeying along the mighty Rhine past vineyard-clad hills and fairy-tale medieval castles, we disembark in St. Goar, avoiding the allure of the legendary Lorelei. We travel past the university city of Heidelberg to admire its magnificent ruined sandstone castle which stands imposingly overlooking the scenic Neckar River.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Mercure am Rathaus
Day 6InnsbruckMannheim - Munich - Innsbruck: Arriving in the Bavarian capital of Munich today, we see the Hofbrauhaus, City Hall and iconic Marienplatz with its charming 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. This evening, consider a rousing evening of Tyrolean entertainment.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel Innsbruck
Day 7VeniceInnsbruck - Venice (2 Nights): 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 Meal at a local restaurant.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana
Day 8VeniceVenice Orientation: Glide through the waters of the Adriatic by private launch arriving in the gateway of Venice, St. Mark's Square. Delve into the unique history of this beautiful Byzantine city, see the ornate Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Square and the famous Bridge of Sighs before gaining a Cultural Insight into the centuries-old tradition of Venetian glassblowing. Spend the rest of your afternoon exploring in the labyrinthine calle of this city of islands. Buffet Breakfast
Day 9ViennaVenice - Vienna (2 Nights): 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.Buffet Breakfast
Hilton Danube Waterfront
Day 10ViennaVienna Sightseeing: 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.Buffet Breakfast
Day 11BudapestVienna - Budapest (2 Nights): Our love affair with the Danube continues into Hungary where we explore the medieval city of Gyor with its exquisite Baroque architecture and historic city centre. We journey to Budapest, the Paris of the East. This evening, relax in the soothing Szechenyi Baths as the sun sets, walk along the glittering Chain Bridge from Buda to Pest, or consider a scenic Danube river cruise including a selection of hearty Hungarian fare.Buffet Breakfast
Novotel Danube
Day 12BudapestBudapest Sightseeing: Join your Local Specialist this morning for a fascinating sightseeing tour of Budapest. See the Great Synagogue, the Chain Bridge and visit Fishermen's Bastion on the banks of the Danube in the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district. Admire spectacular views of Pest, including the magnificent Parliament building, one of the largest in the world. This evening we join the Schieszl family for a delicious Be My Guest meal and hear the story of their winery, which doubled as a hiding place during WWII for a Jewish friend who was fleeing Nazi persecution.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 13BelgradeBudapest - Belgrade (2 Nights): We visit the vibrant city of Szeged famous for its open-air plays, youthful exuberance and the Votive church, before crossing the border to Serbia and its capital, Belgrade. Dine tonight at your hotel, then take to the city's streets. Soak up the lively atmosphere on Skadarlija Street, watch the city lights glisten on Belgrade Lake or enjoy a relaxing evening cruise on the Danube.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Crowne Plaza
Day 14BelgradeBelgrade Sightseeing: A Local Specialist will share the sights of the Serbian capital today, including the ancient Belgrade Fortress and bohemian Skadarlija district. Spend this afternoon at leisure delving into the fascinating life of Nikola Tesla, relaxing at Ada Ciganlija with the locals or perhaps join an Optional Experience into the Serbian countryside.Buffet Breakfast
Day 15SofiaBelgrade - Sofia Sightseeing: Travelling south, we see the 18th century Turkish Fortress in Ni?, before crossing into Bulgaria and arriving in the capital, Sofia. We join a Local Specialist this afternoon to explore a city that bridges Europe and the East, with a history that spans millennia. Admire views of the gold-domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral at the highest point of the city, spending the evening at leisure.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Anel
Day 16KalambakaSofia - Kalambaka: Departing Sofia this morning, we travel to Greece enjoying views of the scenic Plains of Thessaly en route to Kalambaka with its breathtaking Meteora monasteries that cling impressively to immense, rounded rock towers.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Amalia/Grand Meteora/Meteora
Day 17AthensKalambaka - Delphi - Athens (4 Nights): We journey across 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 Parnossos, 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 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.Buffet Breakfast
Divani Palace Acropolis/Metropolitan/Amalia
Day 18MykonosEmbark Piraeus - 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 charming island life and enjoy the flavours of local seafood dishes.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 19PatmosKusadasi - Patmos: Arrive early in Kusadasi in Turkey for your Complimentary Shore Experience to the fascinating 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.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 20SantoriniHeraklion - Santorini: Wake this morning in Heraklion on the island of Crete and consider shore experience visit to Europe's oldest city, Knossos. Continue to the spectacular volcanic island of Santorini where you will explore the spectacular village of Oia on your Complimentary Shore Experience. Later witness one of the most beautiful sunsets in the Mediterranean.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 21AthensDisembarkation - Athens: This morning, disembark from your cruise ship and rejoin the trip.Buffet Breakfast
Day 22AssisiAncona - 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.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Grand Dei Congressi
Day 23SorrentoAssisi Sightseeing - Sorrento: Join your Local Specialist today to delve into the heritage of St. Francis and enjoy a sightseeing tour to see the Basilica that bears his name. We pass the Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino before arriving in the sophisticated seaside retreat of Sorrento.Buffet Breakfast
La Residenza
Day 24RomeSorrento - Pompeii - Rome (2 Nights): We join a Local Specialist in Pompeii to hear the story of this remarkable ancient Roman settlement that was buried in ash following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Meandering through the green and golden countryside of Lazio, we arrive in Rome, the Eternal City this evening.Buffet Breakfast
V99/Barcelo Aran Mantegna
Day 25RomeRome Sightseeing: Arrive in the centre of Christianity, the Vatican City. Experience a Cultural Insight when you ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by famous architect Donato Bramante with your Local Specialist, admire Michelangelo's exquisite frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica, before crossing the Tiber to visit the Colosseum. Spend the afternoon as you wish, sitting on the Spanish Steps or indulging in a cappuccino on the Piazza Navona. This evening we enjoy a delicious Regional Meal in Rome.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 26FlorenceRome - Florence Sightseeing: 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. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or perhaps shop for high-quality gold and leather for which the city is famous.Buffet Breakfast
Nilhotel
Day 27EngelbergFlorence - Engelberg (2 Nights): Travel north across the snow-capped Alps into Switzerland, past beautiful Lake Lugano, meandering along the scenic St. Gotthard route into central Switzerland. We spend the next two nights in the popular winter sports resort town of Engelberg. Buffet Breakfast
H+ Hotel & Spa
Day 28LucerneLucerne Orientation: The picturesque lakeside setting of Lucerne is ours to explore today. Pay tribute to the brave Swiss Guard at the Lion Monument and wander along the wooden Chapel Bridge with its exquisite ceiling. Spend the rest of the day ambling through the medieval streets and admiring the painted facades, or perhaps embark on an Operational Experience up one of the surrounding peaks. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 29ParisEngelberg - Paris (2 Nights): We cross into France and traverse the rolling Burgundy vineyards en route to the glittering capital of Paris. The City of Light shines brightly tonight as you explore the grand boulevards and quaint cobblestone lanes on your terms. Enjoy dinner at a cosy bistro or consider attending a colourful Parisian Cabaret performance.Buffet Breakfast
Crowne Plaza Neuilly
Day 30ParisParis Sightseeing: Join a Local Specialist today for an informative sightseeing tour of the French capital. Enjoy views of the iconic Paris skyline from the second level of the Eiffel Tower, drive along the Champs Elysees and see the Place de la Concorde. This evening, we celebrate an epic European voyage with newfound friends and our Travel Director at a Farewell Dinner. Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 31Depart ParisDepart Paris: Today bid farewell to your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your holiday. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/01/2018$8,445.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
05/15/2018$8,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
06/19/2018$8,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
07/03/2018$8,645.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/14/2018$8,545.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/04/2018$8,600.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
09/11/2018$8,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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