Next, the journey crosses the vineyards of Burgundy and heads past fairy tale villages en route to Lucerne, Switzerland. In Venice, you’ll see St. Mark’s Square, the Bridge of Sighs and the Doge’s Palace by private motorboat. A local expert on the Renaissance escorts you on a walk through Florence, bringing to life the rich history that led to the building of the marble Duomo di Firenze. In Rome, your Local Specialist takes you to St. Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum and other unforgettable sites in the Eternal City.
Optional experiences add to the romance of this European travel itinerary. Take in dinner and a show at Moulin Rouge in Paris. See firsthand how the Romans savor la dolce vita with a typical Italian dinner with music followed by a drive along the Via Veneto.
See Even More of Europe
Two Trafalgar European travel itineraries offer full immersion into three of Europe’s most beloved countries.
“Britain and Ireland Highlights” explores the iconic cities of London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin and journeys to the countryside to villages of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. It also stops at Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, as well as ancient Stonehenge and the Waterford Crystal showroom.
“Best of Italy” covers Lo Stivale—a nickname for the Italian Peninsula meaning “the boot”—from enchanting Lake Como and Milan in the north to magical Sorrento, the chic Isle of Capri and the fascinating Roman ruins of Pompeii in the south. Optional excursions and guided sightseeing tours are offered in Venice, Florence and Rome, and they offer the services of Travel Directors and the deep insights of Local Specialists that are Trafalgar hallmarks.