Tour Type: Discoveries
Brochure Type: Preview Europe and Britain 2022

Travel to the heart of Europe, learning all about the Hapsburgs in Vienna with a side visit to fairy-tale Prague and Vaduz, the little Liechtenstein capital. Your reward for all that epic sightseeing? Soaking up la dolce vita in the picturesque olive groves of Tuscany.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Explore Rome, Vienna and Prague with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Venice, Bratislava, Munich, Lucerne, Heidelberg and Amsterdam
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, a glassblowing factory in Venice and Vaduz - the capital of Liechtenstein
  • View the ancient sites of Rome, the Opera House and Hofburg Palace in Vienna, the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge in Lucerne and the ruins of Heidelberg Castle
  • See the Lorelei Rock in the Rhine Valley and Cologne Cathedral
  • Scenic Cruise along the Rhine River and through Amsterdam's canals
Dining Highlights
  • 14 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 4 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • 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
  • Handcrafted Highlights

Call (207) 623-4591 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15149573

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2020
Duration
15 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1RomeWelcome to Rome: Explore this imperial city of emperors and senators, gods and goddesses, before joining your companions and Travel Director later for a Welcome Reception and glimpse into what lies in store during our stay in the 'Eternal City'.
Barcelo Aran Mantegna
Day 2RomeUncover Ancient Rome and the Vatican City: Join a Local Specialist to delve into the centre of Christianity - the Vatican City. Visit St. Peter's Basilica, then cross the Tiber for views of the mighty Colosseum and Circus Maximus, once home to exhilarating chariot races. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city's history and culture that span almost two millennia. Admire the Spanish Steps, shop up a storm on the Via del Corso or toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your speedy return to Rome. Enjoy an afternoon of sightseeing on your terms.
Day 3VeniceOnwards to Venice: We journey across the Tuscan countryside bound for Venice, the 'Queen of the Adriatic'. The city's canals and bridges beckon, but not before we Connect With Locals at lunch amidst the olive groves and vineyards of Tuscany for a Be My Guest experience that will linger long after you've left.
Viktoria Palace Lido
Day 4VeniceCruise the Canals of Venice: Dive Into Culture and witness the centuries-old tradition of Venetian glassmaking. Glide through the city's bustling canals by private launch, arriving at St. Mark's Square, the gateway to Venice. See St. Mark's Basilica, the ornate Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs. The rest of today is yours to enjoy the sights and sounds of this Byzantine treasure. Cross the Rialto bridge, enjoy a sunset over the Grand Canal with a Campari Spritz or ascend the Campanile for panoramic views.
Day 5On the Road to ViennaOn the Road to Vienna: A scenic drive from Italy to Austria takes us through the Carnic Alps to the imperial capital of Vienna where we'll spend the next two nights exploring a city famous for its musical heritage and elegance. On arrival, transfer to your Stays With Stories accommodation, the palatial Parkhotel Schonbrunn, the former guest house of Emperor Franz Joseph and site of many elegant Viennese balls and a traditional coffee house. The hotel, built in the imperial style, has welcomed royalty, aristocrats and creatives, including Thomas Edison, since its establishment in 1907.
Austria Trend Parkhotel Schonbrunn
Day 6ViennaExplore Vibrant Vienna: Join your Local Specialist this morning to explore the sights, including views of the famous Opera House, Stadtpark, Parliament, Imperial Boulevards and Hofburg Palace, once home to the powerful Habsburg Dynasty. Spend the rest of the day delving into Vienna's cosy coffee culture, perhaps visit the exquisite Schonbrunn Palace or discover the harmonies of the world's music capital, enjoying one of the city's many musical performances.
Day 7PragueJourney to Prague: Leave the song of Vienna behind, bound for Prague, the 'Golden City of a Hundred Spires'. Traversing the lush landscapes of Slovenia, we arrive in the capital, Bratislava, with its eclectic Gothic, Baroque and Art Deco architecture. There's time for an orientation with your Travel Director and lunch, perhaps an opportunity to sample the local bryndzove haly?ky potato dumplings. Arriving in Prague this afternoon, you'll want to get right into the heart of this fairy-tale city.
Vienna House Andels
Day 8Prague's SightsDiscover Prague's Sights: Join your Local Specialist this morning to explore the jewels of Prague's Old Town. You'll stroll around the Old Town Square and see the 15th-century Astronomical Clock with its mesmerising Walk of the Apostles. Spend your afternoon exploring Prague your way, tracking down the city's quirky side, from its famous wall of peace to one of the world's narrowest streets at just 50cm wide. Don't forget to stop and sample a steaming street food favourite, Trdelnik.
Day 9MunichOff to Munich: You may be tempted to stay in this enchanting city, but Munich promises its own adventures. First stop today however is the UNESCO-listed town of Regensburg with its beautifully preserved medieval centre. Spend some time getting lost in centuries of history, perhaps sampling some of the local Regensburger Wurst. Then it's time to continue to the Bavarian capital of Munich, where we'll see the Glockenspiel and Marienplatz on an orientation with our Travel Director. The afternoon is free to explore before we have dinner at our hotel.
Leonardo Olympiapark
Day 10Uncover Liechtenstein and LucerneUncover Liechtenstein and Lucerne: We leave Germany for Switzerland, stopping in the Liechtenstein capital of Vaduz. We continue to Lucerne, our home for the next two nights.
Grand Europe
Day 11LucerneUncover Lucerne's Treasures: Pay tribute to the brave Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending King Louis XVI in the French Revolution and see the famous mournful Lion Monument. Walk along the wooden Chapel Bridge and admire its decorative ceilings. Then spend the rest of the day admiring the colourful facades of the Old Town or join an Optional Experience to one of the surrounding peaks.
Day 12RhinelandEnjoy a Scenic Cruise in the Rhineland: View the ruins of Heidelberg Castle perched above the Neckar River and board a relaxing cruise down the mighty Rhine from St. Goar to Boppard - fantasy castles and hillside vineyards line your scenic journey. This evening, we stay at one of Trafalgar's Stays With Stories - Bellevue hotel, located close to the Rhine River.
Bellevue
Day 13Cologne and AmsterdamOnwards to Cologne and Amsterdam: Admire the tall twin Gothic spires of the Cologne Cathedral this morning, before crossing into the Netherlands and on to Amsterdam where we spend the next two nights. Sit under the leafy canopy at Leidseplein indulging in Dutch beer and kroketten, hire a bike and hit the city's tree-lined streets or bask in the warm glow and gezelligheid of one of the city's renowned bruin cafes.
Corendon City
Day 14Explore AmsterdamExplore Amsterdam: Enjoy an orientation of Amsterdam and spend the rest of the day exploring the city on foot, by bike or tram. Consider delving into the tragic story of Anne Frank, admire the works of Van Gogh or people-watch in Vondelpark. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your travel companions on board a glass-top boat. Cruise through the city's canals looking up at the centuries-old gabled facades for which Amsterdam is so famous.
Day 15Journey HomeJourney Home: After breakfast, it's time to say a fond farewell to your fellow travellers and Travel Director as you return home with wonderful memories. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.
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