TRAFALGAR'S EUROPEAN WHIRL - WINTER DEPARTURE

TRAFALGAR'S EUROPEAN WHIRL - WINTER DEPARTURE

I have been fortunate enough to go on Trafalgar's winter departure of the European Whirl. I enjoyed this guided holiday with Trafalgar and I highly recommend it. Great sights, great value and some amazing highlights I have experienced in Europe during winter. Below is a bit about this tour.

TOUR: WINTER EUROPEAN WHIRL

CODE: WWWH04-27L09B

DATE: 27 DECEMBER 2009 – 07 JANUARY2010

TOUR DIRECTOR: JEANNINE VAN HUMBEEK

DRIVER: RUDY NUMBER OF PAX: 47 NATIONALITIES: 4 AMERICANS, 43 AUSTRALIANS

AGE BRACKET: MIX AGE GROUPS, A FEW CHILDREN, TEENS AND A FEW FAMILIES. DISTANCE TRAVELLED: 5000KM

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Description: A bestseller all year round, this journey into Europe‘s most popular countries and cities brings together the best of its history, scenery, legends, locals and experiences. It‘s Insider moments like… watching the expert artisans at a Venetian glassblowing centre as they create their fragile and world-renowned glassware – and hearing about this ancient tradition for which Venice is famous. Seeing the delicate art form emerging in the unlikely setting of chaotic heat and energy, is a reminder of the contradictions seen around this magical city – like the carefree lifestyles of locals despite their city slowly sinking to the incredible art and culture which emerged in such a hard-to-reach location.

What's Included: Insider Experiences • Local Expert in Rome, Florence and Paris. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure experience, unique to your itinerary, courtesy of your expert Travel Director. • Local Speciality Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop in Venice.

Sightseeing Highlights: • City tour of Rome, Florence and Paris. • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne. • Visit St. Peter‘s Basilica in Rome and the Eiffel Tower in Paris. • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne and St. Mark‘s Basilica in Venice. • Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine.

Dining: • 11 hot buffet breakfasts. • 6 dinners (including Welcome Reception, 2 three course dinners with wine, 2 three course dinners and Farewell Dinner).

Travel Highlights: • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover. • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included. • Audio Headsets are provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences. • A travel wallet with your documentation. • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom. • Eurostar high-speed train from London to Brussels. • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey. • Pick-up and Drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre. • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar‘s recommended London hotel. • Complimentary keepsake photo.

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Venice

For morning information please ask me about this tour.