European Highlights With Eurostar Extension

Tour Type: Discovery
Brochure Type: TT Europe Winter 24 25

Short on time, but want a jam-packed adventure filled with European Highlights? Cruise down the Rhine River, savor 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.

Dining Summary
  • 3 Dinner (D)
  • 7 Breakfast (B)
Be My Guest
  • : Enjoy German hospitality when you join an exclusive Be My Guest dinner with your fellow travel companions.
Dive Into Culture
  • Black Forest: Watch as skilled craftsman capture the distinctive sound of the cuckoo demonstrating the centuries' old craft of clock making in the Black Forest.
Iconic Experience
  • Amsterdam: Cruise along the old waterways with your Travel Director and fellow travelers. Discover the architectural gems of the old city, including mansions dating from the Golden Age of the 17th Century.
  • Rhineland: Cruise beneath the semi-ruined castles and terraced vineyards. Sleepy villages slip by as you saunter upstream to the Lorelei Rock where the enchantress lured sailors to their doom.
  • Heidelberg: See the magnificent castle built in red sandstone, overlooking the Student Prince's town.
  • Rhine Falls: See these spectacular falls.
  • Switzerland: Marvel at the Alpine landscape as you drive past breathtakingly beautiful mountains and valleys.
  • Lucerne: During an orientation with your Travel Director, see the Lion Monument, Old Town Hall and Chapel Bridge, the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe.
  • Paris: Join a Local Specialist to discover the hidden squares and secret lanes of Paris.
Must-see Highlights
  • : Explore Paris with a Local Specialist
  • : Discover Amsterdam and Lucerne
  • : Visit the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen and a cuckoo clock factory in the Black Forrest
  • : View the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, the Champs-Elysees, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
  • : See the Lorelei Rock and the vineyards of Burgundy
  • : Scenic Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the Rhine River
Whats Included
  • : An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • : Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • : All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • : All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • : Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • : Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • : Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • : Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • : Optional Experiences and free time
Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Call (972) 270-2213 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18076279

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2024
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1AmsterdamWelcome to Amsterdam: Welcome to the colorful city of Amsterdam. Explore this city of bicycles and boats before joining your Travel Director and fellow travelers this evening, on a scenic canal cruise including a light dinner and welcome drinks.
Mercure City
Day 2MannheimEnjoy a Scenic Cruise in the Rhineland Connect with Locals: Journey through Germany's Rhine Valley, boarding a cruise past terraced vineyards, historic towns and medieval castles to St. Goar. The old university town of Heidelberg is our next stop, with its impressive Renaissance structures, Baroque Old Town and view of the ruined red sandstone castle that towers above the city. Then we head to our Be My Guest experience where you'll Connect With Locals over dinner at the family-owned Weingut Wehweck vineyard. Currently owned by the third generation of the family, Herr Philipp Wehweck.We venture to our hotel in Heidelberg.
Leonardo
Day 3LucerneJourney through the Black Forest to Lucerne Dive Into Culture: 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.
Astoria
Day 4LucerneExplore Lucerne: 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 facades lining the city's streets.
Astoria
Day 5ParisOff through the Burgundy Wine Region to Paris: See the changing landscape as you travel into France through Alsace and cross 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.
Renaissance La Defense
Day 6ParisExplore Magical Paris: Join a Local Specialist today and delve into the artistic and historic treasures of Paris, including views of the elegant Champs-Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. View Notre Dame Cathedral 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 enjoy a Farewell Dinner with our travel companions and Travel Director.
Renaissance La Defense
Day 7LondonCatch the Eurostar to London: Transfers are provided to Paris Gare du Nord station, where you'll board the Eurostar train to London. The journey time to London St. Pancras International is 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Park Plaza Riverbank
Day 8Journey HomeJourney Home: Enjoy an English breakfast at the end of your holiday.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
11/11/2024$2,778.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/25/2024$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/09/2024$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/16/2024$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/21/2024$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/27/2024$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/06/2025$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/20/2025$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/03/2025$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/17/2025$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/03/2025$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/17/2025$2,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/31/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
Disclaimer
This departure will celebrate Christmas in Lucerne. We have arranged a festive meal that may replace one of the standard included meals featured in the itinerary. (StartDate:12/21/2024, EndDate:12/28/2024)

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