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Autumn, Winter & Spring October 2016 to April 2017 Simply the best... of Europe & Britain „„ Autumn leaves crackle underfoot, Winter serves up spicy flavors at Christmas markets and Spring lays on a festival of fragrant flowers „„ Enjoy distinctive seasonal specialties, brought to life in choice destinations

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„„ Save up to 40%, compared to Summer

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DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF AUTUMN, WINTER AND SPRING Treat yourself to the best of the seasons and venture to gorgeous destinations. Savor the zest of each season, as only you can with Trafalgar. Autumn promises colorful foliage crackling underfoot and crisp evenings with an unmistakable light. Winter serves you the icing on the cake: fresh snowfall, fragrant Christmas markets and their festive fare, warming mulled wine and spicy baked goodies. Spring, in turn, brings a kaleidoscope of flowers and balmy days. Skip the lines and avoid the high-season crowds. Benefit from preferable rates, and save up to 40% on your vacation spending (as compared to Summer). Our prices, which are simply magical, are matched by none of our competitors. Let us take you to new and much loved destinations for these seasons.

We had the adventure of our lives. The places we visited, the friends we made, the memories we will cherish forever. SAGREN, from South Africa, 2015 Discover Iceland on the ‘Northern Lights of Iceland including the Blue Lagoon’ itinerary.

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Simply...

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Over four generations my family has lived and breathed travel. That’s what makes us different; our passion. Travel is our vocation. Gavin Tollman, Trafalgar CEO

Discover Holland on the ‘European Highlights’ itinerary.

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CONTENTS From 33 itineraries to 29 exciting countries, go exploring your favorite way — in Autumn, Winter and Spring.

Great BRITAIN AND IRELAND Real Britain

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Irish Highlights

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Britain and Ireland Delight NEW

Why we are the best

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Our trip styles

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Simply the best vacations, moments and memories

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What’s always included

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Travel at ease

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Our secret recipe

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Always the right hotels

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Our people, our passion

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About Trafalgar Cares and TreadRight

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Your savings

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Travel essentials: Group vacations, Airport transfers, Extend your stay, Passports and visas, Activate your registration, MyTrafalgar and Travel Protection

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Wonderful France

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Spanish Wonder

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Highlights of Spain and Portugal

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Spain, Morocco and Portugal

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CENTRAL, EASTERN AND NORTHERN EUROPE

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Prague, Vienna and Budapest

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Imperial Europe

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Northern Lights of Iceland incl. the Blue Lagoon NEW

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

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Egyptian Itineraries Wonders of Turkey

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Best of Turkey

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Best of Israel

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Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany and Switzerland

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ITALY AND COMBINATIONS

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Great Italian Cities

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Real Italy

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Best of Italy

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Simply Italy

FRANCE, SPAIN, PORTUGAL AND MOROCCO

Jordan Experience with Dead Sea Option

Christmas Markets of Strasbourg and the Black Forest

Jewels of Italy

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Best of Greece

Booking conditions

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULARS

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EUROPEAN DISCOVERIES

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European Traveler

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European Dream

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European Whirl with Eurostar Option

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European Highlights with Eurostar Option

We are offering you a selection of travel possibilities for Autumn, Winter and Spring. From our array of itineraries, find a style that suits your tastes. See overleaf for more about our trip styles. Trip Style Key At Leisure Country Explorer

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London Explorer NEW

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Paris Explorer NEW

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Rome Explorer NEW

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COSTSAVER

CS CostSaver trip PROUDLY USING 100% RECYCLED PAPER*

Trafalgar, as part of The Travel Corporation, is proud to be using 100% recycled LEIPA paper for the body of our brochures.

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WHY WE ARE THE BEST With 70 years of experience, we have the knowhow to bring destinations alive for you, drawing on local expertise. We go out of our way to give you an exceptional, unforgettable vacation. On every itinerary, we promise these essential ingredients:

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THE PERFECT COMPOSITION Giving you a balance of iconic must-sees and lesser known treasures, we make golden threads shine on the tapestry of your trip. We take you deeper into the destination, introducing you to local culture, cuisine and history.

WITH YOU ALL THE WAY We manage all the planning, absolutely every detail. Our orchestration frees you to immerse yourself in the experience. Don’t worry about a thing. Your Travel Director will take care of everything.

Free time and flexibility Your vacation is your choice. Choose the exact trip style to match your tastes. Select what works best for you, in terms of organized sightseeing, free time to explore at your leisure, and Optional Experiences.

Discover the valleys of the Tyrol in Austria.

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OUR TRIP STYLES CHRISTMAS SPECTACULARS Enjoy the icing on the cake: seasonal specialities in choice destinations. With Christmas Spectaculars, sample your way through Europe’s finest festive Christmas markets.

COUNTRY EXPLORER Become a connoisseur of one country. Explore its people and culture in depth.

REGIONAL EXPLORER Become a connoisseur of a particular region, by exploring two or more countries within it.

AT LEISURE Taking it at an easier pace, stay for two to six nights per destination. The days rarely begin before 9 a.m. and you spend free time as you wish.

DISCOVERIES Meticulously orchestrated, these trips move smoothly from one country and iconic sight to the next. Enjoy the symphony of Europe, in a single trip, over 9 -14 days.

COSTSAVER CostSaver trips take you through one or more countries. Offering different inclusions, they make your money go further. You get to savor more of Europe for less. With no compromising on quality, you enjoy all the essentials, iconic sightseeing, 3- and 4-star hotels and free time to explore. For more details, visit www.costsaver.trafalgar.com

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VacationS, MOMENTS AND MEMORIES Trafalgar trips are the best, not because we think so, but because our guests say it, over and over. We have a 97% positive satisfaction, independently rated. See for yourself at www.trafalgar.com/reviews At Trafalgar, we engage with our guests to get their honest feedback, comments, and suggestions. Thousands of reviews have come in: detailed, live, unedited, and uncurated. These genuine reviews tell us time and again how thrilled our guests are to travel with us. We share these reviews with the public through Feefo, an independent ratings provider who, in turn, have awarded us the Gold Trusted Merchant Award for our consistent excellence.

It was the best vacation ever. I will cherish every minute of the trip and the memories will last a lifetime. TRACEY, from Australia, 2015

To see photos from our trips, read reviews and chat with fellow travelers before you depart, look for our hashtag or see our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages: trafalgar.com/reviews #SimplyTrafalgar TrafalgarTravel @TrafalgarTravel @TrafalgarTalk Discover Christmas markets (such as this one in Vienna) on the ‘Christmas Spectaculars’ itineraries.

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WHAT’S ALWAYS INCLUDED

Discover Salzburg on the ‘Imperial Europe’ itinerary.

WITH US, YOU’LL ALWAYS ENJOY: STRESS-FREE TRAVEL • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted • D  aily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals • Luxury air-conditioned coach transport • Porterage and local charges included

Matchless itineraries A finely tuned composition, with the perfect selection of experiences, is made up of journeys, sights, meeting locals, and gorgeous accommodations.

Deeper experiences Our famous, enriching Insider Experiences take you to meet Local Specialists who share their traditions, cuisine and history with you. You also enjoy Cultural Insights and Be My Guest dining, plus an abundance of Optional Experiences.

Best vacation ever! We created wonderful memories. Trafalgar go the extra mile... so we didn’t have to worry about a single thing. Our vacation was perfect! TRUDY, from Australia, 2016

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TRAVEL At ease

Discover the golden colors of Autumn in Europe.

Get everything taken care of

Soak up VIP treatment

Treat yourself to vacations free of stress, bother and lugging suitcases. We make the hassle factor simply vanish. And you enjoy effortless VIP access to hand-picked sights, restaurants and hotels.

Bypass the crowds and enjoy queue-free VIP entry at iconic landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower and the Vatican. And in London, visit our London Reception Centre team for help, such as booking sightseeing or tips and recommendations.

Travel in COMFORT

Linger on

Luxury air-conditioned coaches give you ample legroom, reclining seats, an on-board restroom, local electricity outlets and free Wi-Fi in most countries. Elsewhere, you’ll voyage by train or ship. Most trips include free airport transfers (at set times) on the start and end day.

Linger on post-trip and draw upon our exclusive deals with partners, such as excellent accommodations at a fair price. See page 81 for hotels with discounted rates.

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The coach itself was first class, with plenty of room. We made ample stops along the way for photos and refreshments. NANNETTE, from USA, 2015

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OUR SECRET RECIPE

To view short films featuring our Be My Guest dining experiences and to see our Travel Directors in action, visit: www.youtube.com/user/TrafalgarWeb

Savor the flavors of the three seasons.

Be My Guest Let us invite you to the homes of local families. There, you’ll savor home-cooked meals over lively conversation with your hosts and gain insight into their way of life. These exclusive, authentic experiences take you right into the cultures you have dreamt of discovering.

OTHER MEALS Every meal is an occasion. For meals throughout your trip, we take you to characteristic settings at which you enjoy delicious regional cuisine, made with pride, local flair and seasonal produce.

Dining to match EACH day Your itinerary will be seasoned with dining highlights and unforgettable culinary experiences to match: Welcome Receptions, Regional Meals and Farewell Dinners. Breakfast is always included, as are free evenings to try out recommendations from your Travel Director or to go to your own favorite eateries.

The experience of being hosted by a family in a living castle... made the trip a most memorable part of everyday life in Italy. JOSE, from USA, 2015

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ALWAYS THE RIGHT HOTELS

Always the best possible accommodations We select the right accommodations to suit your itinerary, to showcase perfectly the destination and bring its character to life.

Stay in comfort along your vacation.

Hand-picked hotels Predominantly, you will stay in 4- and 5-star accommodations. Otherwise, we will provide the very next best available accommodations.

The right location We select each hotel to bring something special to your trip; whether it’s centrally located, in picturesque countryside or conveniently close to a major sight. We always arrange the best suited solution for your travels.

Authentic Accommodations Authentic Accommodations and other beautiful independent properties, which offer a singular ambiance or locale, may not fall under traditional star ratings.

Quality and service All our accommodations comes with exceptional service. Our quality control team visits annually and we monitor feedback garnered from our guests and Travel Directors. Accordingly, high standards are maintained.

The hotels were uniformly of the highest quality, all different and unique, but all first-rate. HENRY, from USA, 2015

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OUR PEOPLE, OUR PASSION

Discover Prague on the ‘Prague, Vienna and Budapest‘ itinerary.

Knowledge Experience Expertise We select only the most skilled, passionate and knowledgeable Travel Directors. Their considerable skills are polished to a shine through training. A dedicated Operations team supports them, monitors their performance and collects feedback from guests. Our Travel Directors are encouraged to strive always to excel.

Our trip director, Angel, was the best. Always organized, full of great restaurant and store recommendations, and available for questions and concerns. MELISSA, from USA, 2016

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE THROUGH TRAVEL

Cares

At Trafalgar, we are on a mission: a mission to go with our guests where travel makes a difference. We care about the places we visit and the people who live there. We care about the well-being of their communities: their environments, traditions and livelihoods. We are also proud to be active founders and supporters of The TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation and joint initiative of The Travel Corporation’s family of brands. We are dedicated to supporting the communities we visit and to preserving their vibrancy and traditions for future generations. Our mission means supporting local businesses, wherever we travel. We take our guests on Insider Experiences to visit local artisans, observe their talent and admire their craftsmanship and produce. Guests meet artisans at work, such as weavers, glassblowers, chefs, and potters. Positive partnerships foster traditions, create jobs and empower communities. Our mission means being a force for good in the travel industry. Our donations have recently gone towards cancer research, building three schools, and restoring tourism in Nepal after the earthquake. Our mission means conserving diversity on our precious planet. Everything we do is sustainable: from using recycled paper for our printing to reducing waste and promoting recycling on trips. Furthermore, we promote the use of coach travel, which is shown to reduce congestion and to produce less pollution than any other mode of transport. Carbon emissions grid*

On certain Italian itineraries, we take guests to meet Marta, founder of the Laboritorio Giuditta Brozzetti in Perugia. They observe her hand-weaving beautiful textiles on antique wooden looms. The atelier, situated in an ancient Franciscan church, is one of the few remaining workshops of this craft in Italy. View a video of her story on our website. Trafalgar Cares together with TreadRight, in our exciting new partnership with Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, support artisans like Marta.

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*Source: DEFRA (UK Dept for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) Greenhouse Gas (GHG) conversion factors 2014. Car assumes UK average of 1.5 people/car. Coach assumes average of 36 passengers.

Sustainable Insider Experiences allow our guests to make a difference worldwide Built 3 schools in China, Ecuador and Kenya with ©Free The Children Recycling 185,000 batteries (since February 2015) and promoting recycling of plastic bottles on our trips $27,000 raised towards cancer research

Discover more about Trafalgar Cares and TreadRight, and follow our progress on trafalgar.com/trafalgarcares

13 tons of CO2 saved by removing 480,000 protective polybags resulting in saving 2,184kg of plastic

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41,000 trees per year saved by using recycled paper for our brochures

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your savings Book early and save more

Save up to $247*

Save up to $165*

pay in full by August 25, 2016 and SAVE UP TO 7.5%

pay in full by October 27, 2016 and SAVE UP TO 5%

* Per person. These Early Payment discounts apply to the land portion of selected vacations and departures. See itinerary pages. Can be combined with other discounts, where applicable. Not available on our CostSaver trips. Pay your deposit when booking and the balance by the date shown. Offer is subject to availability, exclusions may apply and the offer may be withdrawn without notice. See page 82 for full conditions.

TRAVEL WITH FAMILY OR FRIENDS

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TRIPLE SHARE

Share the spirit of wanderlust with younger members of the family. On many trips, young travelers (5 -17 years old) enjoy up to 10% off when accompanying an adult.

Save when three of you travel together. If you book a triple room, enjoy discounts for all three guests.

SHARED ROOMING

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Save by pairing up with a fellow traveler (of the same gender) in a non-smoking, twin room. Pay for a twin room only, with no single supplement. If we can’t pair you up, stay in a single room at no extra cost.

Solo travelers have different tastes. Some choose to save by sharing a room with a fellow solo traveler (see Shared Rooming), others opt for the privacy of a single room and gladly cover related single supplements.

SPECIAL-RATE SOLO ROOMING

More friends? More savings. In a group of 5 -9, get 5% off per person, which may be combined with other discounts. More than 10 of you? Contact us to ask about even bigger savings and our free trip policy.

Part of our drive is to make it easier to travel solo. On certain departures, the standard single supplement is discounted: up to 100% off. To find such a trip, look out for ✚ against departures on itinerary pages.

Conditions: Discounts only apply to the land portion of your vacation and are not applicable on vacations with trains or the special solo rooming discount, extra nights’ accommodations, optional extensions, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, surcharges and airport transfers. Sometimes more than one discount can apply. Past guest savings are available after your initial trip is completed. If your next trip is a river cruise, get up to US$250 off. Savings limited to one per trip and applied to the higher priced of two trips if you book two at once. Book two or more trips applies to vacations booked simultaneously, savings are applied to the shortest trips, not available on our Israel, Jordan and Egypt trips. Groups are limited to one group per coach and not available in Israel and on trips that include internal flights. Young travelers limited to one discount per room and must be aged 5 -17 at time of travel and is not available on our Israel, Egypt and Jordan trips. Triple rooms are suitable for two adults and one child (three adults may find rooms too small as they often have one double and one foldaway bed and limited suitcase space). Triple rooms are limited on cruises and not available on all trips. Shared rooming is not applicable on our London, Paris and Rome City Explorers, Israel, Jordan and Greece itineraries. Vacations have a limited number of single rooms. Deposit protection, travel credits can only be redeemed once per person and a limit of one trip credit applies. Does not apply if you previously received a full refund. We reserve the right to validate past booking status. If for any reason you do not travel, this credit remains for future use for five years.

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BOOK two OR MORE TRIPS How about booking two or more trips and saving up to 2.5%? The more trips you book, the more you save. If they’re seven days or longer and you book multiple trips for one vacation spell, we offer you greater savings.

DEPOSIT PROTECTION† Life happens. If you are forced to cancel your booking, instead of losing your deposit, we will give you a $200 credit. We’ll honor this amount on any future trip, for up to five years.

Save time and hassle by letting us book your flight. Rest assured we work with leading airlines to get you the right flight at the right price. Book early for a chance at the best rates!

definite Departures We guarantee our trips will depart (weather and other conditions dependent, of course) as soon as enough guests are booked. Look out for the green check when browsing prices and dates on www.trafalgar.com

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Trip Style: Christmas Spectacular

Christmas Markets of Strasbourg and the Black Forest

This festive foray unveils the Christmas markets of Strasbourg and Alsace, on a journey that roams from the eclectic French capital to the magic and enchantment of Germany’s Black Forest.

Strasbourg, France

The Trafalgar difference

Whether it’s hand-picked hotels or inspiring Optional Experiences, we craft amazing trips. That’s why our review ratings are so good. See for yourself our independent guest reviews through Feefo at www.trafalgar.com/reviews

Your included sights • Visit the Christmas Markets of Strasbourg, Colmar and Freiburg • City tour in Paris and Freiburg • Orientation of Reims, Strasbourg, Colmar and Dijon • Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the National Automobile Museum in Mulhouse • River cruise in Strasbourg • View the Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Notre-Dame de Reims and the European Parliament in Strasbourg. • Scenic drive in the Black Forest

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Paris and Freiburg. • Cultural Insight The Black Forest region is famous for cuckoo clocks; watch a demonstration of one of these traditional wooden clocks being handmade by a local craftsman. Visit the National Automobile Museum to see a showcase of 400 beautifully presented classic, prestige and racing cars which trace the history of the automobile. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… cruising along picturesque canals in Strasbourg, with its medieval city center, rustic chalets and Christmas stalls. And discovering how traditional cuckoo clocks are made, deep in the heart of the Black Forest.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Paris (2 Nights)

Welcome to Paris, France’s glittering capital. Relax after check-in or start exploring this amazing city with its festive atmosphere. Join your Travel Director and fellow traveling companions for a Welcome Reception followed by an evening drive to see the city’s impressive illuminations and Christmas decorations - the perfect introduction to your vacation. (WR) Hotel: Novotel Tour Eiffel

A Day 2 Paris Sightseeing and Free Time Your expert Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of Paris this morning. View the Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe. Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower and see the city in all its glory. Spend the rest of the day seeing the sights of your choice or enjoy the festive window displays along the Rue de Rivoli. You might like to round off your day with an evening at a famous Parisian cabaret show. (BB) Day 3 Paris – Reims – Strasbourg

(3 Nights) This morning leave Paris and travel to Reims, a vibrant historical city featuring an abundance of grand period architecture. This city played a prominent role in French history as it was once the traditional site of the coronation of French kings. See the sights during your orientation including the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage NotreDame de Reims Cathedral. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own or you may consider taking an Optional Experience to visit one of the famous champagne houses for a tasting. Later continue to

Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace region, for a three night stay. (BB, DW) Hotel: Hilton/Mercure Palais des Congres

Day 4 Strasbourg Christmas Markets

This morning enjoy an included river cruise past some of the important buildings of the European Union institutions such as the Council of Europe and the European Parliament. See the half-timbered houses of Petite France and travel through one of the lock systems on the river. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city of Strasbourg and visit the UNESCO World Heritage historic city center. In 1570 the first ever Christkindelsmarik (market of the infant Jesus) took place in the city and today it is regarded as one of the best in Europe with its 300 wooden chalets spread out over 11 sites. You will find arts and crafts, food products and traditional Alsatian Christmas decorations. See the giant Christmas tree on Place Kléber and admire the fairytale decorations. (BB)

Day 5 Strasbourg – Colmar Christmas

Market Excursion This morning travel through picturesque scenery along the Alsatian Wine Route and stop in the capital of the wine growing region Colmar. Sample some of the delicious Alsatian wines at a wine tasting. You may wish to take an Optional Experience to Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg or enjoy free time in Colmar to explore the wellpreserved old town. Spend time taking in the ambience and beguiling charm of the Christmas markets before returning to Strasbourg. (BB)

A Day 6 Strasbourg – Freiburg (2 Nights) Today leave France and travel into Germany stopping in the university city of Freiburg

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A Day 7 Black Forest Excursion

Enjoy a relaxing day in one of the most beautiful regions of Germany. Admire the scenery as you drive through the hills and lakes of the Black Forest, famous for cuckoo clocks. Learn how this traditional and valuable item is made during a Cultural Insight demonstration of the craft. (BB)

A Day 8 Freiburg – Mulhouse – Dijon

This morning travel to Mulhouse to visit the National Automobile Museum. During this Cultural Insight, hear about Hans and Fritz Schlumpf and their collection of Bugattis and see some of the 400 historic cars on display. Later arrive in the capital of the Burgundy wine region Dijon

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– famed for its mustard. An orientation of the city will show you some of the varied architectural styles ranging from Gothic to Renaissance masterpieces. (BB) Hotel: Mercure Clemenceau

Day 9 Dijon – Paris

This morning travel to Versailles and see the spectacular palace - you might consider an Optional Experience to discover the breathtaking interior. Later arrive back in Paris and spend time doing last minute shopping or exploring the Montmartre district. Tonight you will raise a toast to your fellow travelers at a celebratory Farewell Dinner with wine in a local restaurant. (BB, FD) Hotel: Novotel Center Tour Eiffel

Day 10 Depart Paris

Say farewell to this magical Christmas market experience and your newfound friends at the end of a remarkable festive vacation. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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27 Oct 2016 save 5%

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Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $133 p.p. SAVE up to $66 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $260 Triple room discount $10 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com ◆

Triple Rooms: No Triple Rooms offered on this departure. More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: On arrival to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport transfers will operate at 8am, 11am and 2pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 8am and 11.30am. Christmas Markets: Are generally open from the beginning of Advent until 24 December 2016. Trafalgar reserves the right to substitute sites and Christmas market inclusions in keeping with the events of the season. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $77 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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Trip Style: Christmas Spectacular

German Christmas Markets

A journey to the home of Christmas markets, this festive foray takes you to Germany’s finest cities and towns, from classics like Dresden and Nuremberg to offbeat places like Eisenach.

Dresden Christmas Market

The Trafalgar difference

Whether it’s hand-picked hotels or inspiring Optional Experiences, we craft amazing trips. That’s why our review ratings are so good. See for yourself our independent guest reviews through Feefo at www.trafalgar.com/reviews

Your included sights • Visit the Christmas Markets of Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, Erfurt, Weimar, Dresden, Leipzig and Berlin • City tour in Berlin • Orientation of Frankfurt, Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Weimar, Dresden and Leipzig • Visit the Berlin TV Tower • View the Opera House and Zwinger Palace in Dresden and the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag Building in Berlin

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Berlin. • Cultural Insight In Berlin, Trafalgar has special priority access to the TV Tower. Before the general public, guests will ascend to the top of the tower to enjoy spectacular 360° views of the city. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… experiencing the build up to Christmas just as the Germans do, visiting their famous wintery markets. The scent of ‘Stollen’ cake and ‘Glühwein’ swirls around you as you stroll among the rustic chalets.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Frankfurt

Welcome to Germany and the start of your magical trip to experience the festive markets. Each year in November and December the atmosphere builds through Germany with the start of Christmas celebrations. Towns and villages are decorated, Christmas markets open and the wonderful aroma of ‘Stollen’ and ‘Glühwein’ is to be experienced around every corner. After check-in this afternoon, your Travel Director will take you on an orientation tour of the city’s dynamic financial center and medieval Römerplatz. Later, meet with your fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception with drinks and a light meal. (WR) Hotel: Sheraton Offenbach

Day 2 Frankfurt – Rothenburg – Nuremberg Travel to Bavaria and arrive in the medieval walled town of Rothenburg. Enjoy an orientation walk with your Travel Director where you will see half-timbered houses and the old Town Hall. Try traditional cuisine or shop for gifts during your free time at the Reiterlesmarkt. This afternoon continue to Nuremberg and admire the mighty ramparts and St. Sebald’s Church before visiting Germany’s most famous Christmas market in the main square. The market sells arts and crafts as well as ‘Zwetschgenmännle’ - decorative figurines made out of prunes. (BB, D) Hotel: Novotel Messezentrum Day 3 Nuremberg – Eisenach (Wartburg

Castle) – Erfurt – Weimar A very special Christmas market is held in the courtyard of the impressive UNESCO World Heritage Wartburg Castle in Eisenach. Enjoy typical German food, beverages,

crafts, music and entertainment. Later travel to see the largest Christmas market in the province of Thuringia. This medieval market takes place on Cathedral Square in Erfurt with the impressive background of St. Mary’s Cathedral and St. Severus Church. These form the perfect backdrop for more than 200 stalls and a big Ferris wheel. See the 120m long Merchants’ Bridge (Krämerbrücke) which has 32 houses along its length – the longest inhabited bridge in Europe. This evening in Weimar enjoy the taste and smells throughout the historic market square of this UNESCO World Heritage town. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Leonardo

Day 4 Weimar – Dresden (2 Nights)

After a leisurely morning in Weimar, travel to Dresden − known as ‘Florence on the Elbe’. Spend time seeing the highlights of this astonishing city including the Opera House and Zwinger Palace. Tonight you may want to sample some traditional German food at a local restaurant. (BB) Hotel: Pullman Newa

Day 5 Full Day at Dresden Christmas

Market A blaze of lights, the aroma of mulled wine and Christmas songs. This is the magic of Dresden’s Striezelmarkt which is Germany’s oldest Christmas market. On the second weekend in advent the locals pay homage to the Christmas pastry which originated in their city, the original Dresdner Christstollen. Taste typical Saxon delicacies and buy traditional handicrafts in the market found in the heart of this Baroque city. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere. (BB)

Day 6 Dresden – Leipzig – Berlin (2 Nights) Just as it was 500 years ago, the Leipzig Christmas market blends into the historic backdrop of Leipzig city center. With more than 250 originally decorated stalls, it lives

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Boulevard, the Reichstag building, Tiergarten and the shopping and entertainment district of Kurfürstendamm. Spend the rest of your day exploring on your own and shopping for souvenirs or perhaps join the Berlin’s Secret Past Optional Experience. This evening join your companions and Travel Director for a delicious festive Farewell Dinner with wine. (BB, FD)

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Say ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to your traveling companions as you return home full of the joys of Christmas. Morning transfers are available to Berlin Tegel Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: On arrival to Frankfurt Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12pm and 2.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Berlin Tegel Airport at 8am and 10am. Christmas Markets: Are generally open from the beginning of Advent until 24 December 2016. Trafalgar reserves the right to substitute sites and Christmas market inclusions in keeping with the events of the season. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $61 per person.

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Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany and Switzerland

Mixing iconic sights and seasonal delights in central Europe, this encounter features festive markets and illuminated landmarks in Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, Innsbruck and Lucerne.

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Your included sights • Visit the Christmas Markets of Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, Innsbruck and Lucerne • City tour in Vienna and Salzburg • Orientation of Munich, Oberammergau, Innsbruck and Lucerne • Visit Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein • View Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg, the Marienplatz in Munich, the Golden Roof in Innsbruck, the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge in Lucerne • See stunning Alpine scenery

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Vienna and Salzburg. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… chatting to the stallholders of Vienna’s Christkindlmarkt about the origins of their traditional toys, made of wood just as they have been for centuries, or their spicy gingerbread and mulled wine.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Vienna (2 Nights)

Welcome to the magical Austrian capital, Vienna. After check-in this afternoon, relax and unwind after your journey. Later, meet your fellow travelers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception with drinks and a light meal followed by an evening orientation drive. (WR) Hotel: Hilton Danube

A Day 2 Vienna Sightseeing and Christmas Markets Explore the Ringstrasse during your festive sightseeing tour of Vienna. Your Local Specialist shows you the Hofburg Palace which was the former home of the Habsburgs. You will also see the Parliament, City Hall and the grand State Opera House. Visit the ‘Christkindlmarkt’ and buy handmade wooden toys, seasonal gifts, delicious gingerbread and warming Glühwein from traditional decorated wooden stalls. (BB) A Day 3 Vienna – Salzburg – Munich

(2 Nights) Drive along the scenic Danube Valley to the beautiful city of Salzburg and visit the enchanting Christmas market. See the beautifully manicured Mirabell Gardens, Mozart’s birthplace and the Old City on your walking tour with a Local Specialist. Then cross fairy tale Alpine landscapes to Munich, capital of Bavaria. Dine this evening at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Sheraton Westpark

Day 4 Munich Orientation and Free Time Discover Munich on an orientation with your Travel Director. Admire the Marienplatz with its impressive Town Hall and the ornate Glockenspiel. Spend the rest of your day enjoying the festive spirit at the Christmas

market. Consider a visit to a famous beer hall and experience the warmth and hospitality for which this city is renowned. (BB)

Day 5 Munich – Oberammergau –

Innsbruck Leave Munich behind and travel through the picturesque Bavarian countryside en route to Oberammergau, home of the Passion Play that takes place in the village every ten years. This village is also famous for a long tradition of woodcarving and has homes with elaborate frescoes depicting traditional Bavarian themes. Spend free time exploring the quaint streets before arriving in Innsbruck. Admire the 15th century Golden Roof. Visit the Christmas market in the Old Town Square and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere. Tonight dinner will be served at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Grauer Bär

Day 6 Innsbruck – Vaduz – Lucerne (2 Nights) This morning see the ski jump that towers over Innsbruck before visiting Vaduz, the capital city in the mountain principality of Liechtenstein. See the picturesque castle that sits above the city. Later arrive in Lucerne where you will visit the Lion Monument and view the famous wooden Chapel Bridge during an orientation tour. (BB) Hotel: Astoria Day 7 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time Visit the Christmas markets at Franziskanerplatz, located in the Old Town of Lucerne. Swiss delights are on offer at the wooden stalls, as well as a carousel which plays traditional music while children enjoy the ride. Later enjoy free time or join your Travel Director for an Optional Experience to the peak of a nearby mountain top. Tonight join your fellow travelers for a festive Farewell Dinner. (BB, FD)

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More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: On arrival at Vienna airport transfers will operate at 9am, 12pm and 3pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the first hotel. Return transfers from Lucerne will arrive at Zurich Airport at 8am. Christmas Markets: Are generally open from the beginning of Advent until 24 December 2016. Trafalgar reserves the right to substitute sites and excursions in keeping with the events of the season. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $61 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1. Day 1 Arrive Rome (2 Nights) Welcome to Rome. After check-in, relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travelers. This evening consider a stroll around this fascinating ancient city and mingle with the locals in beautiful squares with stunning architecture. Hotel: Ergife Palace Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour with a visit to the Vatican City. Visit the awe-inspiring St. Peter’s Basilica and view Michelangelo’s statue, the Pietà. Don’t miss the opportunity to join an Optional Experience and visit inside the famous Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. View the mighty Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Afterwards enjoy free time to take in the sights or join an Optional Experience to explore the Pantheon and Piazza Navona. (BB) Day 3 Rome – Pisa – Florence (2 Nights) This morning leave Rome and head north towards Central Italy. Travel through picturesque scenery in Umbria and Tuscany before arriving in the town of Pisa. Visit the Square of Miracles featuring the Leaning Tower, Cathedral and Baptistery. There is time to shop for souvenirs and take pictures. Later arrive at your hotel near Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. (BB) Hotel: Miró Day 4 Florence Sightseeing and Free Time There are few cities in the world with an artistic legacy to equal that of Florence. Your Local Specialist gives a superb commentary of the city’s history during your walking tour, which includes views of the Baptistery, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the impressive Giotto’s Bell Tower and a visit to Piazza della Signoria. Experience a demonstration of fine leatherwork with time to explore on your own. Shop for high quality leather and 18-carat gold jewelry for which Florence is renowned and don’t forget to try the gelato. Later enjoy dinner at the hotel. (BB, D) Day 5 Florence – Verona – Venice (2 Nights) Your journey continues north across the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Verona, the home of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers. View the vast Roman Arena, where concerts are still held regularly each year and walk to see Juliet’s balcony. Hear the story of the play which begins with a street brawl between Montague and Capulet servants who, like their masters, are sworn enemies. Head east to the magical, romantic city of Venice. (BB, D) Hotel: Antony

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Day 6 Venice Orientation and Free Time This morning watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialties at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Your day starts with a cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square in the heart of Venice. Admire the Bridge of Sighs, the ornate Doge’s Palace and the Byzantine Basilica of St. Mark. Spend free time afterwards exploring this fascinating city or perhaps take a cruise across the lagoon to the island of Burano for a relaxing meal. Burano is an island in the Venetian lagoon known for its brightly colored houses. (BB) Day 7 Depart Venice This morning say ‘arrivederci’ to Italy, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable vacation. Transfers are available to Venice Marco Polo Airport. Conditions apply. (BB) *Visit www.costsaver.trafalgar.com for all Unbeatable Features, definite departures, up-to-date information on itineraries and our great range of Optional Experiences. Read our excellent independent guest reviews for each itinerary provided by Feefo at costsaver.trafalgar.com/reviews.

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Airport transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport at 8am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $54 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For Trafalgar’s other great savings, air deals and extra nights’ accommodations, please see pages 16-17 and 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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Simply Italy

Away from the summer crowds, the country’s iconic cities come into focus, on a journey into the traditions and culture of Italy.

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Your included sights • City tour in Rome and Florence • Orientation of Venice, Pisa and Siena • Visit the Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Colosseum in Rome • View St. Mark’s Basilica and the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Duomo in Florence and Piazza del Campo in Siena • See the ancient sites of Rome and the canals of Venice

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialists For included sightseeing in Rome and Florence. • Cultural Insights Ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by Bramante, in a part of the Vatican not open to the public. Visit Giudecca Island where you will watch a glassblowing demonstration. • Be My Guest Hosted by the Baj-Macarios family in the restored Castle of Trebbio. Enjoy a buffet of traditional Tuscan cuisine prepared by the family in the great hall of the castle. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… exploring Rome at your leisure, the scent of roasting chestnuts floating on the breeze. And getting to know the Baj Macario family over hearty Tuscan dishes, enjoyed in their castle home.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Rome (2 Nights)

Welcome to Rome. After check-in, relax or start exploring this magical ancient city. This evening enjoy a Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and fellow travelers. Afterwards, a drive to see the major landmarks including the views of the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica will be the perfect introduction to the Eternal City. (WR) Hotel: Grand Tiberio

A Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist begins at the Vatican Museums. Experience a Cultural Insight in the Vatican when you ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by famous architect Donato Bramante. Admire Michelangelo’s magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and then visit St. Peter’s Basilica to see his famous Pietà. Later, see the sites of ancient Rome as well as visit the impressive Colosseum, the largest amphitheater in the Roman Empire. See the Circus Maximus where Ben Hur style chariot racing took place. Spend free time discovering more of the city or relax at a sidewalk café and watch the world go by. (BB) Day 3 Rome – Venice (2 Nights)

Travel through scenic Umbria and see the impressive hilltop towns of Orte and Orvieto before entering into Tuscany. Make your way past Chianti vineyards and terraced olive groves before crossing over the forested Apennine Mountains. Arrive later in Venice - one of the most unique cities in the world. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, DW) Hotel: Boscolo Bellini

A Day 4 Venice Orientation and Free Time This morning enjoy a Cultural Insight during a demonstration of the ancient art of glassblowing at a workshop on Giudecca Island. A visit to the magical city of Venice would not be complete without an orientation cruise by private motor launch along the canals to St. Mark’s Square, with views of the Doge’s Palace and the renowned Bridge of Sighs. Enjoy free time to explore Venice’s labyrinth of streets or join an Optional Experience cruise by water taxi along the grand canal. (BB) Day 5 Venice – Pisa – Florence

(2 Nights) This morning cross the Veneto plains then travel over the steep Apennine Mountains to the city of Pisa. See the incredible Leaning Tower, the amazing carved marble Cathedral and the Baptistery in the Square of Miracles. Later, travel through the province of Tuscany to Renaissance Florence for your two night stay. (BB) Hotel: Grand Mediterraneo

A Day 6 Florence Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the multicolored Duomo, Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria during your guided walking tour. Enjoy a panoramic view over the city from Piazzale Michelangelo before free time to shop for high quality leather and gold. Alternatively consider visiting the Fine Arts Academy to see the famous statue of David by Michelangelo. Today enjoy an authentic Be My Guest Tuscan lunch experience made with locally sourced fresh produce. (BB, BG) Day 7 Florence – Siena – Rome

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More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: Transfers on arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm, and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the first hotel. Return transfers from the last hotel will arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport at 7am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $61 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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Great Italian Cities

Merchant Palaces, Papal splendor and Renaissance masters. Italy’s greatest cities are in the spotlight on this epic discovery of Rome, Florence and Venice.

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Your included sights • City tour in Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna and Venice • Orientation of Pisa • Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the amazing Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum in Rome and St. Francis’ Basilica in Assisi • Cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square in Venice • View Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Byzantine St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice • See the ancient sites of Rome

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna and Venice. Secret Venice Small Group Sightseeing with a Local Specialist. • Cultural Insight Ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by Bramante, in a part of the Vatican not open to the public. Visit Giudecca Island for a demonstration in glassblowing. • Be My Guest You will be welcomed by the owners of a magnificent villa in the Tuscan hills. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… meeting the family of Count Fulcis in their 15th century villa, where the love story ‘Room with a View’ was filmed, learning about olive oil production and sharing warm regional cuisine together.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Rome (3 Nights)

Welcome to Rome, the Eternal City. Relax after your journey or explore this fascinating city on your own. Later, meet your companions and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception. It’s the perfect opportunity to get to know everyone. An orientation drive will take you to see St. Peter’s Basilica - a great start to your Italian vacation. (WR) Hotel: Grand Palatino

A Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and At Leisure Your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist begins at the Vatican Museums. Experience a Cultural Insight in the Vatican when you ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by famous architect Donato Bramante. Admire Michelangelo’s magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and then visit St. Peter’s Basilica and see his famous Pietà. Later visit the impressive Colosseum, the largest amphitheater in the Roman Empire. See the Circus Maximus where Ben Hur-style chariot racing took place. Spend free time discovering more of the city or relax at a sidewalk café and watch the world go by. (BB) Day 3 Rome At Leisure

Spend today as you please. Your Travel Director will be able to help you get the most from your day at leisure. Alternatively consider joining an Optional Experience to the renowned excavations at Pompeii, in the Bay of Naples. (BB)

A Day 4 Rome – Assisi – Florence (3 Nights) Drive north to the mystical town of Assisi on the slopes of Mount Subasio. Visit

St. Francis’ Basilica and see Giotto’s enchanting frescoes, with your Local Specialist. Arrive later in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. (BB) Hotel: Ambasciatori

A Day 5 Florence Sightseeing and

At Leisure Learn about Florence’s rich cultural history during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Visit Piazza della Signoria with its impressive sculptures and imposing palazzi. View the multi-coloured marble Duomo and Baptistery, famous for its gilded bronze doors. Enjoy scenic views of the Ponte Vecchio, one of the city’s most famous landmarks. Afterwards, explore on your own or shop for souvenirs in Florence, renowned for high quality leather and 18 carat gold jewelry. (BB)

A Day 6 Florence – Excursion to Pisa

Cross the Arno Valley to Pisa, a former maritime city on the Ligurian Sea. In the Square of Miracles, home to some of the city’s most famous sights, see the incredible Leaning Tower and the beautifully sculpted marble cathedral. See the baptistery and the cemetery, built on soil brought from Calvary in the Holy Land. This evening travel to a Tuscan olive oil estate for a special Be My Guest dinner. (BB, BG)

A Day 7 Florence – Bologna – Venice

(3 Nights) Travel through the Apennines to Bologna, home to one of the oldest universities in Europe and famous for sausages and salami. Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes views of the Kissing Towers which lean towards each other, seemingly poised to embrace. Later cross the Veneto plains to Venice. This sublime island city, constructed in a lagoon, has an incredibly rich cultural and artistic heritage. This evening you might like to take a

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gondola ride along enchanting canals - it’s the perfect introduction to this magical city. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, DW) Hotel: Boscolo Bellini

A Day 8 Venice – Canal Cruise and

Orientation This morning enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island. Savor the unique sights of Venice as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square. See the Bridge of Sighs, Palladian Churches, Customs House, St. Mark’s Basilica and the ornate Doge’s Palace. This afternoon you have free time to visit the Fine Arts Academy, relax at a café on St. Mark’s Square or consider a boat trip to the Island of Burano for a delicious meal. (BB)

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A Day 9 Secret Venice Walking Tour

and visit to The Rialto Food Market Enjoy a boat trip along the canals to the Rialto Bridge to join your Small Group Sightseeing walking tour with a Local Specialist who’ll reveal a centuries-old food market and narrow ‘calle’ or streets. See the beautiful architecture, including Marco Polo’s house. For the rest of the day you are free to visit the sights of your choice. Celebrate this evening with your fellow travelers at a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant. (BB, FD)

Day 10 Depart Venice

Say ‘arrivederci’ to Italy and your newfound friends at the end of your memorable Italian vacation. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Venice: These departures will be staying in Venice during the Carnival of Venice 2017.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 23 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Rome and New Year’s Eve in Venice. The 28 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Florence. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

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savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

SAVE $202 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great UP TO

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $135 p.p. SAVE up to $67 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $230 Triple room discount $70 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport at 8am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $68 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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Real Italy

The atmospheric ruins of Pompeii, romance of Verona and the Isle of Capri are revealed in a subtle light, on an exploration that also takes in Italy’s most famous cities.

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Your included sights • City tour in Rome, Florence, Capri and Pompeii • Orientation of Venice and Verona • Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum and Vatican Museums in Rome and the Commonwealth Cemetery in Cassino • View St. Mark’s Basilica and the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Juliet’s Balcony in Verona, the Duomo in Florence and the Abbey of Monte Cassino • See the canals of Venice and Mount Vesuvius

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialists For included sightseeing in Rome, Florence and the Isle of Capri. Small Group Sightseeing in Pompeii, experience the excavations with a group size of no more than 25 guests. • Cultural Insights Visit Giudecca Island where you will watch a glassblowing demonstration. Visit an inlaid woodwork factory in Sorrento. • Be My Guest You are welcomed to Villa il Leccio, for the past 100 years the family have been farmers and producers of extra virgin olive oil – everything served is entirely produced on the estate and cooked by the family. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… watching glowing colors twist and bend into delicate works of art at the hands of an expert Venetian glassblower, and listening as he shares the secrets of this ancient tradition.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Rome (2 Nights)

Welcome to Rome, the Eternal City. Unwind or take a stroll through ancient streets and soak up the ambience. This evening, meet for a Welcome Reception with your fellow travelers and Travel Director, followed by an orientation drive to see some of Rome’s famous sights. (WR) Hotel: Crowne Plaza St. Peter’s

A Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and

Free Time Your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist begins at the Vatican Museums. Experience a Cultural Insight in the Vatican when you ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by famous architect Donato Bramante. Admire Michelangelo’s magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and then visit St. Peter’s Basilica to see his famous Pietà. Your tour continues in ancient Rome. See the Circus Maximus where chariot races were held and visit the impressive Colosseum. There’s time afterwards to explore the city on your own, or simply relax and watch the world go by. (BB)

A Day 3 Rome – Venice (2 Nights)

Admire the scenery as you drive north from Rome past the hilltop towns of Orte and Orvieto into Tuscany. See the Chianti vineyards and the extensive olive groves before crossing through the Apennine Mountains and eventually reach the flat plains of the Veneto region and magical Venice. This evening enjoy dinner at your hotel. (BB, DW) Hotel: Grande Albergo Ausonia & Hungaria Authentic Accommodations

A Day 4 Venice Orientation and

Free Time This morning watch the Venetian craftsmen during a Cultural Insight demonstration at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Venice − Queen of the Adriatic − was a maritime power and staging post for the Holy Crusades, and played a significant part in the Renaissance. The history and culture of this unique city is revealed as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square. See the Byzantine Basilica, Bridge of Sighs and Doges’ Palace. Your afternoon is free to discover the delights of Venice or perhaps consider dinner at a local restaurant. (BB)

A Day 5 Venice – Verona – Florence

(2 Nights) A leisurely drive brings you to Verona, the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. See the impressive Roman arena, the third largest in Italy, and Juliet’s balcony, close to Piazza della Erbe. To the south, through the beautiful landscape of Tuscany lies Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a memorable Be My Guest dinner of delicious local ingredients prepared by a local family. (BB, BG) Hotel: Grand Mediterraneo

A Day 6 Florence Sightseeing and Free Time This morning explore Piazza della Signoria and see the Ponte Vecchio during your walking tour with your Local Specialist. See the multi-coloured marble Cathedral with its impressive dome engineered by Brunelleschi and admire the inspiring gilded bronze doors of the Baptistery. Free time this afternoon allows you to discover what this fascinating city has to offer including the Academy of Fine Arts featuring Michelangelo’s statue of David. Florence is also renowned for luxury leather goods and 18 carat gold jewelry. This

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Day 7 Florence – Cassino – Sorrento

(2 Nights) Visit the Commonwealth Cemetery in Cassino which lies below the famous Montecassino Abbey that was the site of a fierce battle in May 1944. Continue south through the fertile Campania region to the Bay of Naples in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, and along the coast to Sorrento. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, DW) Hotel: Johanna Park

A Day 8 Isle Of Capri Excursion and

Free Time Accompanied by a Local Specialist, cross the Bay of Naples by ferry to the Isle of Capri, where Emperor Tiberius built a series of villas and governed the Roman Empire for the last ten years of his life. Spend some time sightseeing or consider an Optional

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Experience to Anacapri which features magnificent views. Later in Sorrento, visit an inlaid woodwork factory for a Cultural Insight into the production of this local craft. Tonight enjoy a Regional Meal in a local restaurant. (BB, RM)

A Day 9 Sorrento – Pompeii – Rome

Explore the excavations at Pompeii which was preserved by volcanic ash when Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Your Local Specialist gives a historical commentary of day-to-day life in the city on your Small Group Sightseeing tour. Your Italian odyssey ends in Rome where you enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your Travel Director and companions. (BB, FD) Hotel: Sheraton Parco De Medici

Day 10 Depart Rome

Say ‘arrivederci Roma’ at the end of your memorable vacation in Italy. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Easter: This departure will be in Rome on Easter Sunday.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 23 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Venice and New Year’s Eve in Rome. The 30 December 2016 departure will celebrate New Year’s Eve in Rome. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

UP SAVE TO $184 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $123 p.p. SAVE up to $61 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $220 Triple room discount $40 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: Transfers on arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the first hotel. Return transfers to Rome Fiumicino Airport will operate at 7am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $77 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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Best of Italy

The essence of ‘la dolce vita’ is explored through the cuisine, art and landscapes of Italy, from its iconic cities and turquoise lakes to its balmy southern shores.

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Your included sights • City tour in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi and Florence • Orientation of Venice and Milan • Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museum, the Colosseum in Rome, the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino, the excavations at Pompeii, St. Francis’ Basilica in Assisi, picturesque Lake Como and the medieval city of Siena • Cruise to the beautiful Isle of Capri and by private launch to St. Mark’s Square in Venice • View the Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino, the Byzantine St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Juliet’s Balcony in Verona, the Gothic Cathedral and La Scala Opera House in Milan, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Duomo in Florence • See the ancient sites of Rome including Circus Maximus

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi and Florence. • Be My Guest Enjoy a buffet of traditional Tuscan cuisine in the great hall of the castle. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… taking a private boat to secluded Isola Madre on Lake Maggiore, where Signor Telli takes you for a traditional meal at his restaurant – a place inspired by a young prince who used to play here.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Rome (2 Nights)

Welcome to Rome, the Eternal City. Spend the rest of your day relaxing or take a leisurely stroll around the city. Join your companions and Travel Director later for a Welcome Reception. Enjoy an orientation drive to see St. Peter’s Basilica and other sights - a great introduction to this beautiful city. (WR) Hotel: Grand Tiberio

A Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist begins at the Vatican Museums. Experience a Cultural Insight in the Vatican when you ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by famous architect Donato Bramante. Admire Michelangelo’s magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and then visit St. Peter’s Basilica to see his famous Pietà. Your tour continues in ancient Rome. See the Circus Maximus where chariot races were held and visit the impressive Colosseum. There’s time afterwards to explore the city on your own, or simply relax and watch the world go by. (BB) A Day 3 Rome – Cassino – Pompeii –

Sorrento (2 Nights) Visit the Commonwealth War Cemetery and enjoy views of the Montecassino Abbey. In Pompeii your Local Specialist tells you all about the devastation caused by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 during your walking tour. Arrive later at your hotel in Sorrento where you dine tonight. (BB, DW) Hotel: Johanna Park

A Day 4 Isle of Capri Excursion

Witness the intricate art of inlaid woodwork, a Cultural Insight for which Sorrento is

famous. Later embark on an included excursion by ferry to the Isle of Capri. Visit Capri Town and other sights during your tour with a Local Specialist. Spend time exploring this lovely island on your own. (BB)

A Day 5 Sorrento – Assisi

Assisi is a mystical town perched on the slopes of Mount Subasio overlooking the peaceful Umbrian landscape. Under the protection of St. Francis this city is still enclosed by medieval ramparts. Your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour which includes a visit to the Basilica of St. Francis, famous for its frescoes depicting the life of this much-loved saint. Spend time afterwards exploring on your own and shopping for souvenirs. Dine at your hotel this evening. (BB, DW) Hotel: Cenacolo Authentic Accommodations

Day 6 Assisi – Verona – Venice

(2 Nights) Today enjoy central Italy’s glorious countryside as we travel northwards through the Emilia Romagna region, famous for its tortellini, mortadella and parmesan cheese. Travel to Verona, the home of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, to admire the Roman arena and Juliet’s balcony. Arrive later in Venice, the Queen of the Adriatic. (BB, DW) Hotel: Principe/ Amadeus

A Day 7 Venice Orientation and

Free Time This morning gain a Cultural Insight into the ancient art of glassblowing at a traditional workshop on Giudecca Island. Then cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square. View the Bridge of Sighs, the beautiful Doge’s Palace and the Basilica. Spend free time seeing the sights of your choice. You might like to cruise across the

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Day 8 Venice – Milan – Como (2 Nights) Cross the plains of Lombardy to Milan, the global capital of design and fashion. View the Duomo, La Scala opera house and the famous Galleria during your orientation. (BB, DW) Hotel: Barchetta Excelsior

Day 9 Lake Como Excursion

Enjoy an orientation of Como including the Old Town and views of the Cathedral. Later consider joining a lake cruise that takes in views of beautiful villas and gardens along the shoreline. (BB)

Day 10 Como – Pisa – Florence

(2 Nights) Cross the plains of Lombardy, the forested Apennine Mountains, and pass by Genoa to Pisa. View the extraordinary Leaning Tower before arriving in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Tonight you might like to take the opportunity to enjoy dinner and a night out in the Tuscan Hills. (BB) Hotel: Grand Mediterraneo

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Includes: All our featured inclusions shown on page 10. 12 nights’ accommodations. 12 hot buffet breakfasts. 7 dinners (including Be My Guest). All transport shown (including return Capri cruise). All transfers shown.

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Day 12 Florence – Siena – Rome

Set in scenic Tuscan countryside visit the medieval town of Siena, famous for its exciting Palio horse race. This evening in Rome join your Travel Director and new friends for a Farewell Dinner. (BB, FD) Hotel: Executive Style/Crowne Plaza St. Peter’s

Day 13 Depart Rome

Say ‘arrivederci Roma’ at the end of your memorable vacation in Italy. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Venice: These departures will be staying in Venice during the Carnival of Venice 2017. Easter: These departures will be in Rome on Easter Sunday. Special Rate Solo Rooming: These departures include 40-100% discount on our standard single supplement.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 15 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Florence. The 22 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Sorrento and New Year’s Eve in Florence. The 29 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Sorrento. Departure 31 December 2016 will toast New Year’s Eve in Rome. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

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Hotel Cenacolo, AssisiAn old Franciscan convent, built for pilgrims visiting Assisi, the stone walls of this Authentic Accommodations hold luxurious modern facilities. Sensitively restored, it is the perfect base for our stay in this scenic part of Italy.

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More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport at 7am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $100 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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London Explorer

Get the inside story of one of the most exciting capital cities in the world with Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace your backdrop. Also visit Royal Windsor and mystical Stonehenge.

Tower Bridge, London

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Your included sights • City tour in London • Orientation of Borough Market and Greenwich • Visit Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, Westminster Abbey and Kensington Palace. You will also have a choice of fantastic free museums to visit including the Tate and British Museum • View Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace • Scenic cruise on the Thames from the London Eye down to Greenwich • 3 day London Oyster card pass

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in London and a guided tour of Westminster Abbey. • Cultural Insight Visit London’s famous Borough Market, a traditional food market. Visit Kensington Palace and enjoy a traditional English Cream Tea. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… walking through trendy Borough Market as Londoners do to purchase delicious fresh and seasonal produce. Or having dinner at one of Chef Gordon Ramsay’s newest London restaurants in the heart of the action.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive London (7 Nights)

Welcome to London, capital of Great Britain. Relax after check-in at your centrally located hotel or take a stroll down Oxford Street – one of the most famous shopping streets in the world. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers this evening for a Welcome Reception at a traditional London pub. (WR) Hotel: Cumberland

Day 2 London Sightseeing and Free Time or Tower of London Optional Experience This morning after a leisurely start, your Travel Director takes you on an included halfday morning sightseeing tour featuring Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. See the Changing of the Guard before the sightseeing tour finishes in central London. You may decide to go shopping in some of the most famous department stores or take a leisurely walk through picturesque Hyde Park, which comes alive during the vacation season with Winter Wonderland; a magical festival that offers ice skating, food and drinks from around the world, a Christmas market and so much more. Alternatively join an Optional Experience to the Tower of London to see the magnificent Crown Jewels and meet the Yeoman Warders of Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress popularly known as Beefeaters. This evening enjoy a delicious meal at Heddon Street Kitchen in the heart of the West End - one of Chef Gordon Ramsay’s newest London eateries. (FB, RM) Day 3 Excursion to Stonehenge and

Windsor Castle Today take a full day excursion to visit the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe

– the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge. You will have time to admire the stones and visit the world-class exhibition and visitors center. Later visit Windsor Castle – one of the homes of the Queen and a working royal residence with a proud history. Visit the State Apartments and St. George’s Chapel before returning to London. (FB)

Day 4 London At Leisure or full day Optional Experience to Oxford and the Cotswolds Utilize your 3 day London Oyster card Pass. Your Travel Director will give you suggestions and recommendations on how to spend your day. Department stores line Oxford Street and Regent Street. Famous fashion houses are to be found on Bond Street and Sloane Street. Antiques and curiosities can be found on Portobello Road, Kings Road in Chelsea and at Camden Market. London is famous globally as a shopping paradise and the sharpest prices are found during the annual sales before and after Christmas. From backstreet boutiques to Harrods, stock clears at big discounts during the vacation season. Alternatively you may consider a full day Optional Experience to the enchanting Cotswolds visiting Shakespeare’s Stratfordupon-Avon with a stop in the university town of Oxford for a walk through the cobbled streets. (FB)

A Day 5 Westminster Abbey and

Kensington Palace with English Cream Tea This morning visit one of the most important churches in London and in the country on a guided visit with a Local Specialist. Westminster Abbey has been the traditional location of the coronation of kings and queens and the burial site for the English and later, the British monarchs. Find out why this church lost its cathedral status and pay

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your respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Later visit Kensington Palace for a tour of the royal palace once home to Diana, Princess of Wales and now housing the private apartments of her son Prince William and his wife Kate. Enjoy a delicious English cream tea in the orangery before returning to your hotel. (FB)

A Day 6 London Borough Food Market

and Iconic Museums Borough Market is London’s most renowned food market; a source of exceptional British and international produce. Your Travel Director will take you on a walk for a Cultural Insight into the daily lives of Londoners and the market traditions which have been passed down for generations. It is a haven for anybody who cares about the quality and provenance of the food they eat - chefs, restaurateurs, passionate amateur cooks and people who just happen to love eating and drinking. This afternoon you may wish to visit one of the iconic museums which are free to visit. Your Travel Director will offer two different

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drop-off options – either the Tate or the British Museum. Otherwise you may wish to explore the South Bank of the city and use your Oyster card to explore on your own. (FB)

Day 7 London At Leisure and Farewell

Dinner in Greenwich Your last full day in London is yours to enjoy. Do last minute shopping or take a trip up the Shard – Europe’s tallest building – for spectacular views out over the city. This evening meet with your Travel Director and travel companions for a cruise down the Thames to Greenwich. Sail under the famous Tower Bridge before enjoying a Farewell Dinner at a historic pub with a toast to your unforgettable week. (FB, FD)

Day 8 Depart London

After breakfast, say farewell to London and your newfound friends as you prepare to return home after a fabulous week in one of the world’s greatest cities. London Airport Transfer services are available to purchase to Heathrow airport. Conditions apply. (FB)

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 25 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve in London. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

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savings see pages 16 & 17.

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More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Christmas Day in London: Please be advised that this is the one day of the year when London practically shuts down. Major sights and shops close their doors and the Underground and buses come to a standstill. Most churches hold services on Christmas Day, with those at St. Paul’s, St. Martin-in-the-Fields and Westminster Abbey amongst the most memorable. Your Trafalgar Travel Director will advise further options on your arrival in the city. London Airport Transfers: Transfers available to purchase. Conditions apply. See page 80 for details. Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $66 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park

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Paris Explorer

This unforgettable week in Paris gives you the insider perspective of one of the greatest cities in the world. Our native Parisian will share with you the sights, sounds and numerous hidden gems.

Christmas Lights, Champs Elysees

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Your included sights • Insider walking tour in Paris with a Local Specialist • Orientation tour in Paris • Visit the Royal Estate of Versailles including the Royal Palace, Petit Trianon and Marie Antoinette’s Hamlet “Le Petit Hameau”, ascend to second floor of Eiffel Tower, the “village” of Montmartre, the Latin Quarter and the shopping district of Paris • View the Champs Élysées, Paris Opera House, Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde and Notre Dame Cathedral • Included Parisian Brasserie voucher which gives you a choice of centrally located Parisian brasseries to visit for either lunch or dinner

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Paris, Montmartre and the Louvre. • Cultural Insight Visit some of the hidden gems of Paris including the delightful rue Mouffetard market street. Discover the secret of Parisian cuisine and savor a delicious light lunch. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… learning the secrets behind the hidden courtyards and charming neighborhoods of Ernest Hemingway’s Paris immortalized in his book ‘A Moveable Feast’.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Paris (7 Nights)

Welcome to Paris, capital of France and the City of Light. After checking-in to your hotel – the ideal spot for your exploration of this magnificent city, you can relax or take a stroll in the local neighborhood. This afternoon meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers to attend a Welcome Reception in the heart of the city. (WR) Hotel: Novotel Tour Eiffel

A Day 2 Paris Sightseeing and At Leisure After a leisurely start this morning, your Travel Director takes you on a tour of this mesmerizing city for views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde. Your Local Specialist reveals not just where, but how real Parisians live and shop, showing you the enchanting hidden squares and secret passages of one of Paris’ oldest historical neighborhoods. This short insider walk finishes at one of the loveliest squares, little known to outsiders, but a real favorite of the locals. Later visit the second level of the Eiffel Tower for breathtaking views across the city. This evening you may decide to take an Optional Experience to the Latin Quarter for a visit inside Notre Dame and a cruise down the River Seine. (BB) Day 3 Paris At Leisure or Optional

D-Day Beach Experience Today is completely yours to explore Paris further or you may wish to experience a full day Optional Experience and travel to the historical and poignant D-Day landing beaches. During the festive vacations, experience the spectacular Christmas illuminations that light up the city this

evening. Luminous arches, multi-coloured bulbs, incandescent flames and sparkling projections of light deck out the avenues of the French capital in festive splendor. (BB)

A Day 4 Full Day Excursion to the

Palace and Royal Estate of Versailles Visit the best-known and most resplendent palace in France, Versailles. Our Local Specialist guides you through the majestic palace followed by the breathtaking picturesque Royal Gardens. Later visit Petit Trianon Palace where you can relax for lunch before continuing to Marie Antoinette’s hamlet to gain yet more insight into the lives of the French Royalty before the revolution. This evening you may wish to utilize your Parisian Brasserie voucher which gives you a choice of centrally located brasseries to visit for dinner. (BB)

A Day 5 French Cuisine and Shopping

Experience Today’s exploration of French culture takes on another dimension as you meet a real Parisian chef for a French cuisine experience including a light lunch. During your Cultural Insight learn some culinary secrets and get to savor your creation. The balance of the day is then yours to enjoy as you wish. Perhaps take a relaxing stroll along the River Seine or enjoy some shopping at Printemps – one of the biggest department stores in the city. Your Travel Director will be there to give you advice. This evening you may wish to consider an Optional Experience to attend a performance of a true French cabaret at the world famous Moulin Rouge. (BB, L)

A Day 6 Visit Montmartre and the Louvre This morning after a relaxing start take a private street trolley car to visit the fascinating and colorful “village” of

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Optional Experience Normandy and the D-Day Beaches Day Trip

Montmartre, the highest point in Paris. Your Local Specialist will show you the hidden square’s, artists haunts and romantic hideaways of this most beautiful Parisian neighborhood. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy. This evening visit the world renowned Louvre museum with a Local Specialist when the museum is quieter and the crowds have disappeared. (BB)

Day 7 Paris Morning At Leisure,

Hemingway Tour and Farewell Dinner Today is your last chance for last minute souvenir shopping. During the festive vacation period, visit the Christmas markets that are held all over the capital: in Montparnasse, on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées and in La Défense. Or visit the Nativity scenes in Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, the Madeleine church, and Basilique Sacré-Coeur. Whether

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they be traditional, baroque or modern, these veritable works of art welcome a large number of visitors. Later a short themed walking tour chimes perfectly with your Farewell Dinner. Visit the hidden courtyards and charming neighborhood of Hemingway’s Paris immortalized in his book ‘A Moveable Feast’ including the delightful rue Mouffetard market street. Then enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your Travel Director and travel companions at a nearby restaurant which Hemingway himself frequented. (BB, FD)

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 25 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Paris, enjoy a festive meal with all the trimmings and toast the new year. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

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More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Shared Rooming: Room Share and Triple Rooms are not available on this trip. Airport Transfers: On arrival to Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport transfers will operate at 8am, 11am and 2pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport at 8am and 11.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $61 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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Rome Explorer

Historic giants the Colosseum and the Vatican meet show-stopping fountains in Tivoli’s beautiful gardens, taking you inside the heart of this great city and surrounding area.

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Your included sights • City tour in Rome • Visit the Colosseum, Tivoli Gardens at Villa d’Este, St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona and the Roman Catacombs • View the ancient sites of Rome including Circus Maximus, the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain and Bernini’s Fountain of Four Rivers

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Rome and the Vatican Museums. • Cultural Insight Meet a professional Italian Chef who will tell you about fresh produce and the basic principles of local cuisine. Visit an apartment which formally belonged to Antonioni and meet a local family and experience typical Italian hospitality. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… rubbing shoulders with the locals as you pick out the freshest ingredients at Campo di Fiori market, sampling focaccia straight from the baker’s oven, then learning how to make your very own pasta the Italian way.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Rome (7 Nights)

Welcome to Rome, capital of Italy. Relax after check-in at your centrally located hotel, or take a leisurely stroll through the city’s ancient streets. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers this evening for a traditional pizzeria Welcome Reception. (WR) Hotel: Una

A Day 2 Rome City Highlights Walking tour and Catacombs Visit After a leisurely start enjoy a walking tour with a Local Specialist through some of the oldest streets in Rome. Visit the famous Spanish Steps immortalized in many Italian movies and the Trevi Fountain where you will stop to toss coins over your shoulder and make a wish to return to Rome. Visit inside the breathtaking Pantheon and marvel at the most preserved and influential building of ancient Rome. See some of the impressive squares and admire the many monuments including Bernini’s Fountain of Four Rivers. During the vacation season, enjoy free time walking around the city center, soaking up the lights and atmosphere from Via Veneto to Via del Corso, or visit any number of churches to see the presepi, or Nativity Scenes. This afternoon leave the city center and visit the ancient catacombs with a Local Specialist for a fascinating insight into Christian history in the city. (BB) A Day 3 Rome Market Visit – Cooking

Experience Today experience life like a local in this bustling and vibrant capital city. Visit a local food market for a Cultural Insight with your insider host and select delicious local ingredients. Take a walk through the Jewish quarter and try focaccias and other delicious

specialties in the neighborhood bakeries. Arrive at Fooxia for a cooking course with a professional chef and learn how to make proper Italian pasta. Enjoy a delicious lunch with typical Italian hospitality. (BB, L)

Day 4 Rome At Leisure or Optional Experience to Pompeii A completely free day to explore the city. Your Travel Director will give you some ideas and suggestions on how to spend your day. Alternatively you may wish to take an Optional Experience to visit the renowned excavations at Pompeii. (BB)

A Day 5 Rome Vatican and Sistine

Chapel Visit Your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist begins at the Vatican Museums. Trafalgar has priority early access as an official Partner of the Vatican Museums allowing entry before other Tour Operators and the general public. Admire Michelangelo’s magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel when it is less crowded and more peaceful. Later visit St. Peter’s Basilica to see the famous Pietà. This afternoon return to your hotel or perhaps consider a shopping experience to Via Condotti where you will find many fashionable boutiques. (BB)

A Day 6 Ancient Rome Sightseeing and Tivoli Villa d’Este Gardens Visit Explore to ancient Rome with a Local Specialist. Visit inside the impressive Colosseum and see the Circus Maximus where chariot races were once held. Later travel to Tivoli for a guided visit with a Local Specialist of the UNESCO World Heritage Italian gardens of Villa d’Este. The architectural elements and water features here had an enormous influence on European landscape design. (BB)

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Farewell Dinner Your last day in the city is completely yours to explore further or do last minute shopping for souvenirs. Your Travel Director will be able to suggest activities such as museums, shopping or sightseeing in the city. In the early evening meet for a unique Cultural Insight. Enjoy a Roman Farewell Dinner with a local family in their Isola Tiberina apartment. This apartment formerly belonged to film director Michelangelo Antonioni amongst other

famous inhabitants. Today it is the home of Fabio and either he or other members of his family will host you for a delicious meal with your fellow travel companions. (BB, FD)

Day 8 Depart Rome

After breakfast, say farewell to Rome and your newfound friends as you prepare to return home after a memorable week in one of the world’s greatest cities. Transfers to Rome Fiumicino Airport are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 25 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Rome. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

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Real Britain

Cityscapes and scenic lakes, this lively round-trip goes from London to York, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Cardiff, for a fast-paced taste of British culture and craftsmanship.

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Your included sights • City tour in London and Edinburgh • Orientation of York, Grasmere, Liverpool, Cardiff and Bath • Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, Gretna Green, the Roman Baths in Bath and Stonehenge • View Anne Hathaway’s thatched cottage, York Minster, Hadrian’s Wall, the Lake District’s magnificent scenery, Cardiff Castle and Bath Abbey • See the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh and the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in London and Edinburgh. • Be My Guest Enjoy a hearty Farewell Dinner in the Welsh countryside. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… feeling the history that seeps through the timbered houses, as you explore the medieval lane of The Shambles in York. And discovering the wynds and alleys and hearing the secrets hidden behind the walls of the Old Town, in Edinburgh.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive London (2 Nights)

Welcome to London. Relax or spend time exploring this fascinating city. Hotel: Cumberland

A Day 2 London Sightseeing and Free Time See the famous sights including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace with your Local Specialist. The afternoon is yours to continue exploring London on your own. (FB)

A Day 5 Edinburgh Sightseeing and

Free Time This morning discover the elegance of Edinburgh with your Local Specialist on an included city sightseeing tour. See the Royal Mile in the Old Town. View the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Arthur’s Seat. Your choice of sightseeing means you could choose to visit either Edinburgh’s Camera Obscura or Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes? (FB)

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Day 6 Edinburgh – Gretna Green – Lake District – Liverpool Stop at Gretna Green, a town popular with eloping couples. Here the marriage ceremony was traditionally performed across a blacksmith’s anvil. Admire the views throughout the scenic Lake District. These scenes provided William Wordsworth with the inspiration to write the poem ‘Daffodils’. Visit the town of Grasmere and see St. Oswald’s church where the poet is buried. Later arrive in Liverpool, hometown of the ‘Fab Four’. (FB) Hotel: Jurys Inn

Day 4 York – Hadrian’s Wall – Edinburgh (2 Nights) Head north and cross the River Tyne at Newcastle. Stop and view Hadrian’s Wall before crossing into ‘Bonnie Scotland’. Enjoy the scenery of the Scottish borders before arriving into Edinburgh. Tonight, why not try traditional cuisine at a local restaurant. (FB) Hotel: Holiday Inn

A Day 7 Liverpool – Ludlow – Cardiff

York Meet your Travel Director this morning before leaving London. Enjoy a scenic drive and visit Shakespeare’s birthplace and Visitor Center in Stratford-upon-Avon. View Anne Hathaway’s thatched cottage. Later in York, view York Minster and walk along the famous Shambles. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Reception with a traditional pub meal. It’s the ideal opportunity to get to know your Travel Director and fellow travelers. (FB, WR) Hotel: Novotel

Visit the Tudor market town of Ludlow with its historic castle and timbered buildings. See the Malvern Hills as you cross into Wales and visit its capital, Cardiff. See Cardiff Bay, the Millenium Stadium and the Castle before arriving at your hotel. Tonight enjoy a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner at a local vineyard with beautiful views of the Welsh countryside. (FB, BG) Hotel: Park Inn City Centre

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London Visit Bath and view the Abbey before visiting the Roman Baths. At Stonehenge visit the mystical stone monoliths before returning to London. (FB)

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Say farewell to London today as you return home with magical memories. (FB)

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Hogmanay: This departure will celebrate Hogmanay in Edinburgh. This party below Edinburgh Castle is one of the largest New Year’s events in the world. Special Rate Solo Rooming: These departures include 40-100% discount on our standard single supplement.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 21 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Edinburgh. The 27 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

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More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Unused London Accommodations: Prices are per person per night $134 London Airport Transfers: Transfers available to purchase. Conditions apply. See page 80 for details.

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Irish Highlights

The fast-track to Ireland – this insight into the southern side takes you from Dublin and back again, stopping at Limerick, Waterford and the scenic Ring of Kerry along the way.

Bunratty Castle

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Your included sights • City tour in Dublin • Orientation of Galway, Limerick and Waterford • Visit Bunratty Folk Park, the Cliffs of Moher, Blarney to kiss the stone and gain the ‘gift of the gab’, Youghal, the crystal showroom at Waterford and the famine ship in New Ross • View Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Phoenix Park in Dublin, the Cathedral of Galway, King John’s Castle and St. Mary’s Cathedral in Limerick • Scenic drive of the Ring of Kerry

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Dublin. • Cultural Insight Visit the three-masted barque Dunbrody, a replica of one of the original famine ships used during emigration from Ireland in the 1800’s. Visit the House of Waterford Crystal showroom and workshop. • Be My Guest In the lush countryside surrounding Dublin we visit a beautiful old farmhouse. Wander through the herb garden or take in the breathtaking scenery around this unique home. Enjoy traditional Irish dishes. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

A Day 1 Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing Spend the morning relaxing or exploring this vibrant, friendly city. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers this afternoon and view Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Phoenix Park and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. This evening enjoy a Welcome Reception at a traditional Irish pub – the perfect introduction to Dublin. (WR) Hotel: Mespil Day 2 Dublin – Galway – Limerick

This morning head towards Galway. View the Cathedral and enjoy some free time in the city. In Limerick view King John’s Castle, St. Mary’s Cathedral and the Treaty Stone during your orientation. (FB) Hotel: Greenhills

Day 3 Limerick – Bunratty – Cliffs of

Moher – Killarney (2 Nights) Start your day with a visit to Bunratty Castle and explore the Folk Park, a living museum dedicated to life in Ireland during the 18th and 19th centuries. Then continue to the Cliffs of Moher. See the history of the cliffs brought to life with a visit to the ‘Atlantic Edge’ exhibition. After a picturesque coastal drive through the villages of Lahinch and Kilrush take the ferry across the Shannon estuary. Arrive tonight in Killarney, your home for the next two nights. (FB) Hotel: Killarney Avenue

Day 4 Ring of Kerry Excursion You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… smelling slow-baked apple and carrot cake as you join the Fulvio Family, in the heart of their home and try treasured family favorites like soda bread.

Today we experience Ireland’s most scenic coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the Ring of Kerry. It is undoubtedly one of the most magical and varied places in the whole of Ireland and is truly a photographer’s delight. We will also

see Daniel O’Connell’s Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, the Black Valley and Moll’s Gap. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that is often breathtaking beyond words. (FB)

Day 5 Killarney – Blarney – Youghal –

Waterford As you are leaving Killarney this morning cross the Kerry Mountains and travel through the colorful market town of Macroom and see the impressive Castle Arch. Once the gateway to Macroom Castle, it is now almost all that remains. Next stop is Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the ‘gift of the gab’. Later visit the historic seaport town of Youghal, once home to Sir Walter Raleigh before arriving in Waterford. Dine tonight at your hotel. (FB, D) Hotel: Marina

A Day 6 Waterford – New Ross – Co. Wicklow – Dublin This morning visit the House of Waterford Crystal for a Cultural Insight demonstration. Watch the master craftsmen at work during your tour of the workshop, and see the exquisite completed pieces in the showroom. Later stop in the town of New Ross and see the monument to John F. Kennedy who visited his ancestral family hometown in 1963. Visit the three-masted famine ship Dunbrody, and gain a Cultural Insight into the tragic plight of Irish emigration during the 1800s. Continue through County Wexford and the lush countryside of County Wicklow. Join your companions and Travel Director this evening for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner, before continuing to your Dublin hotel. (FB, BG) Hotel: Mespil Day 7 Depart Dublin

Say goodbye after your unforgettable journey through the friendly Emerald Isle. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (FB)

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St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated in Ireland on this departure. Special Rate Solo Rooming: These departures include 40-100% discount on our standard single supplement.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 21 December 2016 departure will be accommodated in Cork to celebrate Christmas. The 28 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Killarney. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

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Dunbrody famine ship, New Ross

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Day 1 Arrive London Welcome to London. After checking in to your hotel the rest of your day is free to explore this magical city. Hotel: Ibis Earls Court Day 2 London – Oxford – Stratfordupon-Avon – Bradford This morning meet your Travel Director and traveling companions to board your Trafalgar coach and set off from London. A scenic drive through beautiful countryside brings you to Oxford. Known as the city of Dreaming Spires, this university town with its 44 colleges and halls each with their own character and traditions is the oldest university in the Englishspeaking world. Enjoy free time to explore before traveling through the Cotswolds to Stratford-upon-Avon. Famed for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare, you will have time to see the sights and shop for souvenirs. Continue to your hotel in Bradford where you dine tonight. (FB, D) Hotel: Jurys Inn Day 3 Bradford – Grasmere – Gretna Green – Glasgow (2 Nights) Drive through the Yorkshire Dales to the scenic glory of the Lake District. Traveling along the shores of England’s largest lake, Windermere, and through countryside that inspired the Romantic poets, you reach Grasmere. View the grave of William Wordsworth, buried at St. Oswald’s Church. We cross the Scottish border and visit Gretna Green, where eloping couples would say their vows over the anvil. This afternoon your orientation tour of Glasgow includes views of the cathedral, the magnificent George Square and the River Clyde, former heart of the shipbuilding industry. (FB) Hotel: Ibis City Centre Day 4 Edinburgh Excursion Today visit Edinburgh. Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city. View the famous castle, the Royal Mile, historic Palace of Holyroodhouse in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat and the new Scottish Parliament building. Admire the elegant Georgian architecture in the New Town. Later enjoy free time to explore at leisure before returning to Glasgow. Dine tonight at your hotel. (FB, D)

with your Local Specialist. Spend the rest of the day as you please. Why not explore Temple Bar or Grafton Street, famous for its street performers? This evening consider joining an Optional Experience to an Irish cabaret. (FB) Day 7 Dublin – Kilkenny – Waterford Traverse County Kildare’s splendid countryside. In Kilkenny see the imposing medieval castle and enjoy free time for lunch. This afternoon visit the House of Waterford Crystal showroom and see the exquisite pieces. Dine tonight at your hotel. (FB, D) Hotel: Treacy’s Day 8 Waterford – Cardiff Cross the Irish Sea to Wales, and continue your journey to Cardiff Bay to view the Millennium Center and the National Assembly. On arrival in the city, view the historic Cardiff Castle and see the Millennium Stadium before arriving at your hotel. (FB) Hotel: Park Inn City Centre Day 9 Cardiff – Bath – Windsor – London Cross the Severn Estuary into England and the glorious city of Bath. See splendid Georgian architecture during your orientation. Perhaps consider a visit to the Roman Baths. View the world’s oldest and largest inhabited castle during your visit to Windsor. Why not enjoy a stroll along the banks of the river or shop for Royal souvenirs. Later arrive back in London. (FB) Hotel: Ibis Earls Court Day 10 Depart London Say goodbye to your traveling friends at the end of your amazing vacation. (FB) *Visit www.costsaver.trafalgar.com for all Unbeatable Features, definite departures, up-to-date information on itineraries and our great range of Optional Experiences. Read our excellent independent guest reviews for each itinerary provided by Feefo at costsaver.trafalgar.com/reviews.

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TRIP NOTES † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Unused London Accommodations: Prices are per person per night $86 Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $64 per person. For Trafalgar’s other great savings, air deals and extra nights’ accommodations, please see pages 16-17 and 81. All prices are per person, double share. WiFi: See page 82 for details. KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

Day 5 Glasgow – Belfast – Dublin (2 Nights) Follow the rugged Ayrshire coast past the island called Ailsa Craig, the stepping stone from Scotland to Ireland, then board a ferry for the crossing. On arrival, travel a short distance to the capital city of Northern Ireland, Belfast. See City Hall, Queen’s University and the dock where the Titanic was built during your city orientation. Finally cross the River Boyne at Drogheda to enter the Irish capital, Dublin. (FB) Hotel: Maldron Newland Cross

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Wonderful France

Paris meets the sparkling French Riviera to give you the best of both on this chic crafted itinerary. Even the journey shows you two worlds, from slow scenic drives to the high-speed TGV.

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Your included sights • Insider walking tour in Paris • City tour in Arles • Orientation of Paris, Beaune, Lyon, Aix-en-Provence, Monaco, Nice and Avignon • Visit the Eiffel Tower and Pont du Gard • View Place Bellecour and the Basilica of Notre Dame in Lyon, the Cours Mirabeau in Aix-en-Provence, the Royal Palace and Cathedral in Monaco and the Palace of the Popes in Avignon

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Paris and Arles. Enjoy a guided walk across the top of Pont du Gard aqueduct with a Local Specialist. • Be My Guest Enjoy a lovely meal in the French countryside on the banks of the Sorgue. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… meeting Emmanuel and his mother Poppy. Widow of Pierre Salinger – special advisor to John F. Kennedy – she’ll share stories of life alongside a political icon as you savor Emmanuel’s finest home-cooked dishes.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Paris (2 Nights)

Welcome to Paris. Relax after your journey or take a leisurely stroll through the City of Light. This evening meet your Travel Director and companions for a Welcome Reception. Later enjoy an evening drive to see some of the most famous Parisian landmarks including the Champs Élysées and the Arc d’Triomphe. (WR) Hotel: Novotel Tour Eiffel

and the cathedral where the late Princess Grace and Prince Rainier were married. Later arrive at your hotel in Nice. This evening why not dine in one of the many local restaurants? (BB) Hotel: Massena

Day 5 Nice Free Day

Spend today as you wish. You might like to lounge on the beach, shop in elegant boutiques or perhaps visit the hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence. (BB)

A Day 2 Paris Sightseeing and Free Time Today your Local Specialist reveals not just where, but how real Parisians live and shop, showing you the enchanting hidden squares and secret passages of one of Paris’ oldest historical neighborhoods. This short insider walk finishes at one of Paris’s loveliest squares, little known to outsiders, but a real favorite of the locals. Visit the second level of the Eiffel Tower for breathtaking views across the city. Tonight why not experience a traditional Parisian Cabaret? (BB)

A Day 6 Nice – Pont du Gard – Avignon (2 Nights) Visit Pont du Gard aqueduct with a Local Specialist. Enjoy a guided walk along the top of the impressive aqueduct which dates back to Roman times. Later arrive in Avignon where your orientation includes views of the imposing Palace of the Popes and the ruined bridge straddling the River Rhône. This bridge inspired the famous French song ‘sur le pont d’Avignon’. Tonight enjoy a delicious Be My Guest meal in a converted historic mill on the banks of the River Sorgue. (BB, BG) Hotel: Mercure Pont d’Avignon

Day 3 Paris – Beaune – Lyon

A Day 7 Arles Excursion

Journey through the Burgundy wine region and stop in the regional capital Beaune. Later arrive in Lyon, the great gastronomic city and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps discover the Old Town or consider a Beaujolais dinner in a local ‘Bouchon’. (BB) Hotel: Novotel Gerland

Day 4 Lyon – Aix-en-Provence –

Monaco – Nice (2 Nights) Arrive to Aix-en-Provence, home of Paul Cezanne. See the sights during your orientation including Place de la Rotunde, Cours Mirabeau and the thermal springs. Later travel to the Principality of Monaco. View the palace of the ruling Grimaldi family

Today travel to Arles and marvel at the Roman amphitheater and Romanesque Cathedral during your sightseeing with a Local Specialist, a city where Vincent Van Gogh lived for a time. This evening join your companions for dinner at the hotel. (BB, DW)

Day 8 Avignon – TGV Train – Paris

Later this morning take the high speed TGV train through the heart of France, past Auxerre and the sprawling vineyards of Burgundy back to Paris. Tonight celebrate with your Travel Director and newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner. (BB, FD) Hotel: Hilton La Defense

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 18 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Paris. The 21 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Nice. The 27 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Nice. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

UP SAVE TO $189 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $126 p.p. SAVE up to $63 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $220 Triple room discount $10 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com

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Spanish Wonder

Explore every side of Andalusia, including its Moorish twist, and visit the principal Spanish cities of Madrid, Seville and Barcelona – with passionate experts on every encounter.

Sagrada Família, Barcelona

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Your included sights • City tour in Toledo, Madrid, Córdoba, Seville and Barcelona • Orientation of Valencia • Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, Mosque of the Caliphs in Córdoba, Cathedral in Seville, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Montjuïc Hill and Placa Catalunya in Barcelona • View the Cave Homes of Guadix, the Serrano and Quart Towers and the City of Arts and Sciences complex designed by Santiago Calatrava in Valencia

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Toledo, Madrid, Córdoba, Seville, Granada and Barcelona. • Cultural Insight Visit an inlaid steel factory in Toledo, see local craftsmen at work. • Be My Guest Traditional dinner on a ranch in the Andalusian countryside near the white-washed village of Gerida. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… exploring Toledo’s ancient cobbled streets with a local historian, who leads you into the cool tranquillity of the Church of Tomé to reveal the hidden meaning behind El Greco’s Burial of Count Orgaz.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)

Welcome to Madrid. Relax or explore this lively city before meeting up with your fellow travelers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city’s main sights followed by a Welcome Reception. (WR) Hotel: Ayre Gran Colon

A Day 2 Toledo Excursion and Madrid Sightseeing This morning your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour of Toledo. Watch craftsmen at work when you visit a traditional steel factory and gain a Cultural Insight into this historical craft. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco’s most famous paintings – The Burial of Count Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets. Return to Madrid to admire the monument to Cervantes at the Plaza de España and see Puerta del Sol, the city’s hub with your Local Specialist. Later why not join your newfound friends for a typical Spanish dinner? (BB) A Day 3 Madrid – Córdoba – Seville

(2 Nights) Travel southwards from Madrid, through La Mancha, to Córdoba. Visit the Mosque of the Caliphs and learn about the influence of the Moors from your Local Specialist. Tonight you might like to take an Optional Experience to watch a fiery flamenco show. (BB) Hotel: Melia Lebreros

A Day 4 Seville Sightseeing and Free Time Meet your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Seville. View the Giralda Bell Tower. See the tiled fountains, pavilions and lush palms in the Maria Luisa Park, renowned

for its landscape design and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Marvel at Christopher Columbus’ ornate tomb in the cathedral. Finally take a walk through the former Jewish Quarter. This evening experience a unique Be My Guest dinner at an authentic ranch with views over the Andalusian countryside. (BB, BG)

A Day 5 Seville – Granada

Visit the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada with a Local Specialist. A fine example of Moorish architecture, it was built during the 14th century towards the end of Islamic rule in Spain. Walk through the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, the royal Summer Palace, once linked to the Alhambra by a covered walkway across the ravine. (BB) Hotel: Carmen

Day 6 Granada – Guadix – Valencia

This morning travel via the Mora Pass and arrive in Guadix in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains where you can take pictures of the troglodyte dwellings. In Valencia view the Bullring and admire the architecture of the medieval cathedral and the Serrano and Quart Towers. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation center for culture and science and designed by Santiago Calatrava. This complex is also featured in the George Clooney movie ‘Tomorrowland’. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, DW) Hotel: Silken Puerta Velencia

A Day 7 Valencia – Peñiscola –

Barcelona Sightseeing (2 Nights) Head north along the coast through the Levant region and stop at Peñiscola to view the ancient castle of the ‘Spanish Pope’, used in the film El Cid. Continue along the Costa Dorada to Barcelona, Spain’s most cosmopolitan city. See Gaudi’s architecture at the inspiring Sagrada Família. Walk Las

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MOROCCO Ramblas and visit Plaça Catalunya. View the monument to Christopher Columbus and enjoy panoramic views from Montjuïc during your guided sightseeing tour of the city with a Local Specialist. Tonight consider visiting a Catalan-style restaurant for a delicious dinner of local specialties. (BB) Hotel: U232

Day 8 Barcelona Free Time

This morning enjoy free time in the city to shop or explore or join an Optional Experience to the monastery at Montserrat to see the mystical Black Madonna. This evening join your companions and Travel

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Day 9 Depart Barcelona

Say ‘adios’ to Spain, your fellow travelers, and Travel Director at the end of a memorable vacation. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB) Please Note: Your coach returns to Madrid from Barcelona on Day 9. You are welcome to use this complimentary transfer. Drop-off in Madrid will be in Trafalgar Madrid hotel and not at the airport. Arrival will be at approximately 6pm, depending on traffic conditions.

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Special Rate Solo Rooming: These departures include 40-100% discount on our standard single supplement.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 18 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Barcelona. The 22 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Seville. The 27 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Granada. Departure on 29 December 2016 will toast New Year’s Eve in Seville. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

UP SAVE TO $142 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

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Airport transfers: On arrival at Madrid Airport transfers will operate at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Barcelona Airport at 8am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $69 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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Highlights of Spain and Portugal

This trip shows Spain and Portugal at their best – the Hanging Houses of Cuenca, Alhambra Palace, the historic port of Cádiz and vibrant cities like Madrid, Valencia and Lisbon.

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Whether it’s hand-picked hotels or inspiring Optional Experiences, we craft amazing trips. That’s why our review ratings are so good. See for yourself our independent guest reviews through Feefo at www.trafalgar.com/reviews

Your included sights • City tour in Córdoba, Seville, Lisbon, Toledo and Madrid • Orientation of Valencia, Cádiz, the Algarve Region and Salamanca • Visit the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Cathedral Mosque in Córdoba, Seville Cathedral, the Hieronomyte Monastery in Lisbon, the Shrine at Fátima, Plaza Mayor in Salamanca, Santo Tomé and Synagogue in Toledo • View the Hanging Houses of Cuenca, the Towers of Serrano and Quart, the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia and The Cave Houses of Guadix

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Granada, Córdoba, Seville, Lisbon, Toledo and Madrid. • Cultural Insight Enjoy a sherry tasting in Jerez. Visit an inlaid steel factory in Toledo, see local craftsmen at work. • Be My Guest Traditional dinner on a ranch in the Andalusian countryside near the white-washed village of Gerida. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… finding out why a metal feather-plumed opera house, eye-shaped planetarium and ‘water lily’ aquarium emerged from a riverbed, as you walk around Valencia, City of Arts and Science.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Madrid

Welcome to Madrid, the capital of Spain. Relax or take a stroll along tree-lined boulevards before meeting up with your fellow travelers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city’s main sights followed by a Welcome Reception. (WR) Hotel: Ayre Gran Colon

Day 2 Madrid – Cuenca – Valencia

In Cuenca view the hanging houses which are built on the edge of the cliffs over the deep gorge. On arrival in Valencia your orientation drive will include views of the Towers of Serrano and Quart. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation center for culture and science and designed by Santiago Calatrava. This complex is also featured in the George Clooney movie ‘Tomorrowland’. Tonight why not sample paella, a specialty from this region? (BB) Hotel: Silken Puerta Valenica

Day 3 Valencia – Guadix – Granada

Travel inland through the ‘sierras’ to view the troglodyte cave dwellings at Guadix. Cave houses are common throughout the province of Granada but the highest concentration is in Barrio Santiago region of Guadix. Take the jagged Mora Pass to the Moorish city of Granada. Dine tonight in a local restaurant for a special Regional Meal. (BB, RM) Hotel: Carmen

A Day 4 Granada – Córdoba – Seville (3 Nights) Your Local Specialist takes you on a visit to the incredible Alhambra Palace, built in the 14th century and a magnificent example of Moorish architecture. Admire the ancient

stucco, quiet courtyards and colossal walls. In Córdoba visit the Cathedral Mosque of Córdoba, the former mosque of the caliphs, a jewel of Hispano – Islamic art featuring striking arches and Byzantine mosaics with a Local Specialist. Later arrive in Seville, your home for the next three nights. (BB, DW) Hotel: Melia Lebreros

A Day 5 Seville Sightseeing and

Free Time See the Giralda Bell Tower with your Local Specialist during your sightseeing tour of Seville. Visit the Maria Luisa Park, the centrepiece of the 1929 Exposition, built in a Moorish style and featuring half a mile of fountains, ponds, pavilions and lush plantings and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Visit the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, where the explorer Christopher Columbus is entombed. Tonight why not experience the passion of the flamenco? (BB)

A Day 6 Seville – Jerez and Cádiz Excursion Start your day in Jerez and gain a Cultural Insight into sherry production which is renowned in this region. Later visit the historic port city of Cádiz. Columbus departed from here on many of his voyages, and the exotic plants and trees dotted throughout the city are said to have been brought here by him upon his return. Once home to the vast Spanish Navy, Cádiz was raided by Sir Francis Drake a year prior to the 1588 Spanish Armada departure. This evening experience a unique Be My Guest dinner at an authentic ranch with views over the Andalusian countryside. (BB, BG) Day 7 Seville – Algarve

Cross the border into southern Portugal for a leisurely afternoon on the sunny Algarve. Spend time relaxing on the beach or take a

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A Day 8 Algarve – Lisbon Sightseeing

(2 Nights) See the Serra de Arrabida mountains on the way to Lisbon. On your included sightseeing with a Local Specialist visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Hieronymite Monastery as well as seeing the Belém Tower. Tonight why not sample a traditional fado show? (BB) Hotel: Olissippo Marques De Sa

Day 9 Lisbon Free Day

Enjoy a relaxing free day to explore all of Lisbon’s attractions. Why not visit the lively Rossio Square where street cafes overlook the baroque fountains or the Alfama district with its medieval alleyways and outstanding views? Later perhaps join an Optional Experience to the historic towns of Cascais and Sintra. (BB)

Day 10 Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca

A scenic drive north through the magnificent Serra d’Aire Mountains brings you to the Shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you view Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour. (BB) Hotel: Gran Corona Sol

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A Day 11 Salamanca – Toledo – Madrid (2 Nights) See the walled city of Ávila before arriving in Toledo. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco’s most famous paintings – The Burial of Count Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets with your Local Specialist. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the historical steel industry while watching local craftsmen at work. Later arrive in Madrid, your home for the next two nights. (BB) Hotel: Ayre Gran Colon

A Day 12 Madrid Sightseeing and

Free Time This morning join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Madrid where you will see the Royal Palace, Puerta del Sol and the Cervantes Monument. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore the city or you can take an Optional Experience to the medieval UNESCO World Heritage City of Segovia. This evening join your fellow companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner. (BB, FD)

Day 13 Depart Madrid

Say ‘adios’ to your traveling companions, your Travel Director and these beautiful countries at the end of a memorable vacation. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 18 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Lisbon. The 23 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Granada and New Year’s Eve in Lisbon. The 27 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Seville. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

SAVE $184 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great UP TO

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $123 p.p. SAVE up to $61 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $220 Triple room discount $30 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: Transfers on arrival at Madrid Airport will operate at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the first hotel. Return transfers from the last hotel will arrive at Madrid Airport at 8.30am and 11am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $100 per person.

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Trip Style: Regional Explorer

Spain, Morocco and Portugal

The Moorish influence on the culture of Spain, Portugal and Morocco is clear throughout this journey, but the differences that make each country so distinctive also stand out.

Alhambra Palace, Granada, Spain

The Trafalgar difference

Whether it’s hand-picked hotels or inspiring Optional Experiences, we craft amazing trips. That’s why our review ratings are so good. See for yourself our independent guest reviews through Feefo at www.trafalgar.com/reviews

Your included sights • City tour in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Seville and Lisbon • Orientation of Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Fátima and Salamanca • Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Bahia Palace in Marrakesh, Cathedral in Seville, Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon and Plaza Mayor in Salamanca • View Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Royal Palace in Rabat, Belem Tower in Lisbon and the Shrine at Fátima

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Seville and Lisbon. • Cultural Insight Visit an inlaid steel factory in Toledo, see local craftsmen at work. Visit a Moroccan pharmacy for an insight into the production of medicine from local produce. • Be My Guest Dine in a Andalusian white-washed Finca with a family who own an olive oil mill. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… running your hand across lotions and potions in a tiny apothecary in Marrakesh’s Medina, hidden in a labyrinth of lanes, as the pharmacist shares how he blends native spices into age-old tonics.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)

Welcome to Spain’s capital, Madrid. Spend some time exploring this vibrant city before meeting up with your fellow travelers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city’s main sights followed by a Welcome Reception. (WR) Hotel: AC Cuzco

A Day 2 Madrid Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Madrid including the Cibeles Fountain, the Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana and Puerta del Sol. At Plaza de España admire the monument to Cervantes. Why not take an Optional Experience to the medieval UNESCO World Heritage city of Segovia. This evening you might be tempted by Madrid’s nightlife, where the locals dine late and enjoy the open-air cafés and vibrant atmosphere until the early hours. (BB) A Day 3 Madrid – Toledo – Granada

Your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour of Toledo. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco’s most famous paintings – The Burial of Count Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets. Visit a traditional steel factory for a Cultural Insight and see local craftsmen at work. Admire the breathtaking landscape during your drive south, through the heart of La Mancha to Granada in Andalucia. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, DW) Hotel: Carmen

A Day 4 Granada – Costa del Sol This morning your Local Specialist takes you on a visit to the incredible

Alhambra Palace, built in the 14th century and a magnificent example of Moorish architecture. Admire the ancient stucco work, quiet courtyards and colossal walls. In the afternoon arrive on the famous Costa del Sol. (BB) Hotel: Melia Costa Del Sol

Day 5 Costa del Sol – Fez (2 Nights)

Travel along the Mediterranean coast and cross to North Africa by ferry. A memorable drive past the Rif Mountains brings you to the Imperial city of Fez, Morocco’s secondlargest city. (BB, D) Hotel: Royal Mirage

A Day 6 Fez Sightseeing and Free Time Visit the fascinating Medina of Fez with your Local Specialist. View the fortifications and Royal Palace during your morning sightseeing tour. Admire traditional Moroccan handiwork during a visit to a carpet showroom. This afternoon see the sights of your choice or consider a visit to the Imperial city of Meknes. Soak up the unique atmosphere of this exotic city with its high defensive walls and monumental gates. (BB) Day 7 Fez – Marrakesh (2 Nights)

Traveling through the foothills of the Atlas Mountains to Marrakesh is spectacular. A favorite vacation spot of Winston Churchill, the city is one of North Africa’s most popular tourist destinations. Tonight is yours to explore Marrakesh’s fascinating maze of souqs, or perhaps enjoy an authentic Moroccan show. (BB) Hotel: Meridien N’Fis

A Day 8 Marrakesh Sightseeing and Free Time Visit the Bahia Palace during your walking tour with a Local Specialist. See Djemaa el Fna Square in the old quarter with its palmreaders, acrobats and snake charmers. Visit a traditional Moroccan pharmacy for a

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Cultural Insight into the blending of creams and cosmetics from regional ingredients. The rest of the day is yours to explore. Don’t miss the chance to shop for bargains in the souks and bazaars or maybe visit a local Berber village. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D)

Day 9 Marrakesh – Casablanca – Rabat

– Tangier Today continue on to Casablanca, scene of Humphrey Bogart’s most magical moments. On arrival your orientation includes a panoramic drive of the corniche, plus views of the Hassan II mosque with the world’s tallest minaret. Then continue to the capital city, Rabat, where you view the mausoleum and Royal Palace. Arrive later in Tangier where you dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Farah Tanger

Day 10 Tangier – Seville (2 Nights)

Board the ferry for the return journey back across the Strait of Gibraltar to the Spanish mainland. Continue your journey through the Jerez vineyards, home of sherry. Next continue to Andalusia’s most beautiful city, Seville, for a two-night stay. This evening why not experience the fire and passion of a Spanish flamenco show? (BB) Hotel: Melia Lebreros

A Day 11 Seville Sightseeing and

Free Time See the Giralda Tower during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Admire the tiled fountains and pavilions in the Maria Luisa Park and visit the imposing Plaza de España. See Christopher Columbus’ ornate tomb in the Cathedral and enjoy a walk through the former Jewish Quarter. Experience a memorable Be My Guest dinner with a local family at an olive oil farm. (BB, BG)

Day 12 Seville – Lisbon (2 Nights)

Your panoramic journey continues through the province of Huelva before crossing the border into the Alentejo region of Portugal,

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A Day 13 Lisbon Sightseeing and Free Time See Lisbon’s landmarks including the Monument to the Discoveries, the suspension bridge spanning the River Tagus, the Belém Tower and the quaint Alfama district. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Hieronymite Monastery during your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Later in your free time perhaps join an Optional Experience to the historic towns of Cascais and Sintra. (BB) Day 14 Lisbon - Fátima - Salamanca

A scenic drive north through the magnificent Serra d’Aire Mountains brings you to the shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you visit Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour. (BB) Hotel: Gran Corona Sol

Day 15 Salamanca – Madrid

Your journey continues through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe’s highest capital city. This afternoon explore the city at your own pace and later join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner with wine. (BB, FD) Hotel: Ayre Gran Colon

Day 16 Depart Madrid

This morning it is time to bid farewell to your Travel Director and newfound friends as your memorable vacation comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Special Rate Solo Rooming: These departures include 40-100% discount on our standard single supplement.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: Please note Morocco does not celebrate Christmas. The 11 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Madrid. The 17 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Madrid. The 22 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Costa del Sol and New Year’s Eve in Seville. The 30 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Madrid. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

UP SAVE TO $217 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $145 p.p. SAVE up to $72 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $260 Triple room discount $50 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: On arrival at Madrid Airport transfers will operate at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Madrid Airport at 8.30am and 11am. Note: Visas may be required for this trip. Please speak with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your specific requirements. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $123 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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Prague, Vienna and Budapest

This relaxing look at three historic riverside cities gives you time to get an authentic inside view of their culture and traditions – an alternative to more obvious European capitals.

Fisherman’s Bastion, Budapest, Hungary

The Trafalgar difference

Whether it’s hand-picked hotels or inspiring Optional Experiences, we craft amazing trips. That’s why our review ratings are so good. See for yourself our independent guest reviews through Feefo at www.trafalgar.com/reviews

Your included sights • City tour in Prague, Vienna and Budapest • Visit St. Vitus’ Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna for a private visit, the old Hungarian capital of Esztergom, the UNESCO listed Castle District and Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest • View the Presidential Palace and Old Town of Bratislava and the Hofburg Palace and Imperial Boulevards of Vienna

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Vienna and Budapest. Small Group Sightseeing in Prague, enjoy an expert guided walking tour with a group size of no more than 25 guests. • Cultural Insight Enjoy a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum to view the Royal Collection before the general public has access. • Be My Guest You are welcomed into the home of a local family involved in the production of wine on the outskirts of Budapest, enjoy fantastic hospitality. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… sneaking into Vienna’s masterpiece-filled Museum of Fine Arts before it opens to the general public, on an exclusive private visit to admire works by the old masters without any crowds.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Prague (3 Nights)

Welcome to the Golden city of Prague, renowned for its gleaming spires. Relax or take a leisurely stroll through this magnificent metropolis. In the evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception and evening drive with your traveling companions and Travel Director. (WR) Hotel: International

A Day 2 Prague Sightseeing and

At Leisure Explore Prague’s rich cultural and economic history during your Small Group Sightseeing guided walk with a Local Specialist. Visit the monumental St. Vitus’ Cathedral in the precincts of Prague Castle. Admire the Astronomical Clock in the Old Town Square. See the atmospheric Charles Bridge, lined with Baroque statues. Discover the city at your own pace this afternoon. (BB)

Day 3 Prague At Leisure

Plan your day and see the sights of your choice. You might like to spend time exploring the cobbled streets of the Old Town or shop for Bohemian crystal. In the evening you may want to consider dinner with traditional music or a theater show. (BB)

Day 4 Prague – Bratislava – Vienna (3 Nights) Travel south from Prague past Brno, which was the site of Napoleon’s headquarters for the Battle of Austerlitz, his greatest victory. Pass the Presidential Palace and the quaint Old Town in Bratislava, capital of the Slovak Republic. Crossing into Austria you arrive in the imperial city of Vienna. Tonight you might consider a visit to a Viennese concert. (BB) Hotel: Hilton Danube

A Day 5 Vienna Sightseeing and

At Leisure This morning enjoy an exclusive Cultural Insight with a guided visit to the Habsburgs royal collection of art and wonders before the doors are open to the general public. The spectacular Kunstkammer will be revealed in this private insider visit. Later view the Hofburg Palace, the official residence of the President of Austria and former home of the Habsburg Dynasty, on your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. See other sights such as the Parliament Building, the magnificent Opera House and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Spend the afternoon exploring this beautiful city. (BB)

Day 6 Vienna At Leisure

Organise your day to reflect your interests. Consider visiting the beautiful Schönbrunn Palace. Or splash out on the Kärntnerstrasse, Vienna’s most famous shopping street. Don’t forget to treat yourself to coffee and Sachertorte in a typical Viennese coffee house. (BB)

Day 7 Vienna – Esztergom – Budapest

(3 Nights) Drive along the Danube Bend, a narrow twisting valley in the pretty Carpathian Basin. View the Cathedral, Castle Hill and St. Thomas Hill in Esztergom before you follow the river to Budapest. Tonight why not experience a scenic cruise with views of the city? (BB) Hotel: Marriott Courtyard City Centre

A Day 8 Budapest Sightseeing and

At Leisure Your Local Specialist takes you on a fascinating walking tour of the Castle District in Buda. Visit the Fisherman’s Bastion. View the Matthias Church. Drive to Pest see the

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Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe. Visit Heroes’ Square featuring the Millennium Memorial. Enjoy free time shopping for Hungarian embroidery and fine porcelain. Tonight enjoy a Be My Guest dinner of authentic cuisine at a local family-run restaurant and winery. (BB, BG)

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a leisurely lunch in the town square. This evening celebrate the end of your trip with your fellow travelers at a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant. (BB, FD)

Day 10 Depart Budapest

Say goodbye to your companions and Travel Director after an unforgettable trip. Transfers are provided to Budapest airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Christmas Market Departures: Please note that guests on departures during Advent (which starts 27 November 2016 and ends 24 December 2016) will experience the festivities of the Christmas Markets in Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Look for the departures marked in the price panel. Special Rate Solo Rooming: These departures include 40-100% discount on our standard single supplement.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 17 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Budapest. The 23 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Prague. The 28 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Vienna. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

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SAVE $148 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great UP TO

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

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More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport Transfers: On arrival at Prague Airport transfers will operate at 9am, 11am and 1.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Budapest Airport at 7am and 11am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $77 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details.

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Imperial Europe

Intriguing cities of central Europe are brought together as locals share their insight on the history and culture of Prague, Budapest and Vienna, with a pause in musical Salzburg too.

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Your included sights • City tour in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg • Orientation of Munich and Regensburg • Visit Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, the Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest and the Baroque town center of Győr • View the Marienplatz in Munich, St. Vitus’ Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, the Imperial Boulevards of Vienna and Melk Abbey

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg. • Be My Guest Receive a warm welcome from a local family who have lived on the outskirts of Budapest for many generations. Involved in the production of wine, the family will share some of their history and you will be served delicious food and enjoy fantastic hospitality. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… shivering as you hear of the bravery of two families in wartime Hungary and walking through a barrel which hid the vineyard owners’ Jewish friends during the Nazi occupation.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Munich

Welcome to Munich, capital of Bavaria. View the Marienplatz with its fascinating Glockenspiel clock during your orientation tour. This evening enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow travelers and Travel Director. (WR) Hotel: Sheraton Arabellapark

Day 2 Munich – Regensburg – Prague (2 Nights) This morning visit Regensburg, an unspoilt medieval gem on your way to the Czech Republic. Cross the border to exciting Prague, your home for the next two nights. This evening join your fellow companions for a Regional Meal at a local restaurant. (BB, RM) Hotel: International

A Day 3 Prague Sightseeing and

Free Time Prague has prospered since the fall of Communism and its new-found status and affluence is evident during your guided sightseeing tour of the city with your Local Specialist. View the impressive St. Vitus’ Cathedral in the grounds of the 1,000 yearold Prague Castle. Cross the river on your walking tour to the Old Town Square to see the Astronomical Clock. Spend the afternoon as you wish. Explore the city on your own, or consider a relaxing lunch cruise on the River Vltava. (BB)

Day 4 Prague – Bratislava – Budapest (2 Nights) Visit the Slovak capital Bratislava with its eclectic Gothic, Baroque and Art Deco architecture. Entering Hungary you arrive in Budapest. This evening why not enjoy a scenic river cruise along the Danube? (BB) Hotel: Marriott Courtyard City Center

A Day 5 Budapest Sightseeing and

Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Budapest featuring views of the famous Chain Bridge, the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district and a visit to the Fisherman’s Bastion. From there, enjoy superb views across the Danube overlooking the Parliament and city below. Later why not enjoy a visit and lunch in a quaint village outside Budapest before a special Be My Guest dinner of Hungarian specialties. (BB, BG)

Day 6 Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights) Before departing Budapest why not consider a guided tour of the magnificent Parliament building? Then cross the Transdanubia region to Győr. Stroll through this quaint city which stands at the confluence of three rivers and features charming Baroque architecture. Later arrive in imperial Vienna where you stay for the next two nights. (BB) Hotel: Hilton Danube

A Day 7 Vienna Sightseeing and

Free Time Admire the Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence of the Habsburg Dynasty during your enthralling sightseeing tour of Vienna with your Local Specialist. See the grand State Opera House and the Ringstrasse, a beautiful sweeping boulevard built in the 19th century to replace the city walls. View St. Stephen’s Cathedral, its ornate roof bearing the imperial emblem of the Habsburgs. The afternoon is yours to explore the city’s many attractions. Later you might like to attend a classical concert. (BB)

A Day 8 Vienna – Salzburg Sightseeing This morning travel to Salzburg, a city with close ties to the film ‘The Sound of Music’. Meet your Local Specialist for a walking

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Say ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to Germany, your fellow travelers and Travel Director at the end of your exhilarating European experience. Transfers to Munich airport are available, conditions apply. (BB)

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 17 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Munich. The 23 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Prague and toast New Year’s Eve in Munich. The 28 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Budapest. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

UP SAVE TO $157 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

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Northern Lights of Iceland including the Blue Lagoon

This stunning volcanic island will captivate and inspire you, from the stylish Nordic culture of trendy Reykjavik to the awe inspiring natural beauty of its steaming geysers, majestic glaciers, the famous Blue Lagoon and nature’s light show – the ethereal Aurora Borealis.

Northern Lights

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Your included sights • City tour in Reykjavik • Visit the Hallgrímskirkja church in Reykjavik, the Folk Museum in Skogar, the Fridheimar Greenhouse, the Hellisheidi Geothermal Exhibition, the world famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa and Viking World in Reykjanesbær • View the black sand beach at Vik, Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls and the Strokkur geyser • See the Eyjafjallajökull volcano

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Reykjavik (2 Nights)

Welcome to Reykjavik. The capital of Iceland is yours to start exploring after you check in to your hotel. Tonight meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception. (WR) Hotel: Grand Reykjavik

Day 2 Reykjavik Sightseeing

Explore Reykjavik on a sightseeing tour this morning. See the city‘s major attractions including Parliament House, the Old Harbor, the National Museum, Laugardalur swimming pool and the city‘s main landmark, the Hallgrímskirkja church standing on top of a hill in the city center. This evening why not sample some Icelandic delicacies with your fellow travelers before going on the search for the Northern Lights? (BB)

A Day 3 Reykjavik – South Shore Your Insider Experiences • Cultural Insight Explore the folk traditions of Iceland at the Skogar Folk Museum. Discover how Iceland takes advantage of its natural resources at the Hellisheidi Geothermal Plant. Enjoy bathing in the world famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa complete with a delicious cocktail. • Be My Guest Exclusive private visit to the Viking World museum for a unique dining experience. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… aa VIP visit to Viking World museum to gain an insight to the heritage of the Icelandic people while enjoying the comfort and warmth of a bowl of hearty stew.

Adventure – Hella (2 Nights) Take a journey through Iceland’s stunning south coast, a region of breathtaking scenery and legendary stories. Today encounter a wonderful variety of natural landscapes, including the spectacular waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. See the ice cap Eyjafjallajökull, which covers a volcano. Visit the Skogar Folk Museum where you will gain a Cultural Insight into Icelandic heritage. View the black sand beach at Vik before arriving at your hotel where you will dine tonight. If conditions permit take a walk with your Travel Director in search of the Northern Lights. (BB, D) Hotel: Stracta

drift between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates has altered the landscape by creating massive cracks or faults in the Earth’s surface. Enjoy great photo opportunities in the world-famous hot spring area of Geysir. Wait a few minutes for Strokkur geyser to erupt, sending a spectacular column of water and steam high into the air. Close by is the majestic Gullfoss, the ‘Golden Waterfall’. In the afternoon visit the Fridheimar Greenhouse for an insight into Icelandic horticulture as well as a taste of their famous tomato soup made from fresh, locally grown produce. (BB)

A Day 5 Hella – Blue Lagoon –

Reykjanesbær This morning gain a Cultural Insight into the way in which Iceland harnesses geothermal energy with an included visit to the stateof-the-art Hellisheidi Geothermal Exhibtion, located on an active volcanic ridge. Then experience another Cultural Insight when you visit and bathe in the world famous Blue Lagoon complete with a delicious cocktail. (Please remember to pack your swimwear). Tonight enjoy a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner at Viking World, which will be open exclusively for Trafalgar. (BB, BG) Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Airport

Day 6 Depart Iceland

Say goodbye to your companions and Travel Director after an unforgettable trip. (BB) Please note: This itinerary visits locations most likely to offer a glimpse of the colorful and mesmerising auroras. Viewing them is not guaranteed.

Day 4 Golden Circle Excursion

Your first stop this morning is at the historically significant Thingvellir National Park. Here you will see how the continental

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Best of Greece

Classical culture meets modern metropolis in this exploration of mainland Greece, where ancient cliff-top monasteries and Spartan history mingle with the temples of Olympian gods.

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Your included sights • City tour in Athens, Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora • Visit the Acropolis, Acropolis Museum in Athens, the ancient ruins in Corinth, the Olympic Stadium in Olympia, the home of the Oracle at Delphi and the incredible rock monasteries in Meteora • View the Parthenon, the Agora, Royal Palace and Temple of Zeus in Athens, the ancient theater and Sanctuary of Asclepius at Epidaurus and the battle site at Thermopylae • See the Corinth Canal, the Lion Gate and Agamemnon’s Palace at Mycenae

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Athens, Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi and Kalambaka. • Be My Guest Enjoy dinner in Olympia, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… the aniseed bite of a welcome ouzo shot, warming a trail to your stomach, as you explore the Karambelas family’s olive groves and vineyard in Olympia, before being hosted to dinner, music and dancing.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Athens (2 Nights)

Welcome to Athens. You are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Relax or spend time exploring the wonders of this ancient city. In the evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception, including a light meal and welcome drink with your traveling companions and your Travel Director. (WR) Hotel: Divani Palace Acropolis

A Day 2 Athens Sightseeing and

Free Time Classical Athens was a center for the arts, learning and philosophy, and is widely seen as the cradle of Western Civilization and the birthplace of democracy. Discover the rich heritage of one of the world’s oldest cities, during your morning sightseeing tour of Athens with your Local Specialist. Explore the Acropolis and view the Parthenon, dedicated to the goddess Athena and one of the world’s greatest cultural monuments. Marvel at the Agora, the Royal Palace and the Temple of Zeus. Enjoy an included visit to the spectacular Acropolis Museum containing remarkable antiquities. See Hadrian’s Arch, built to celebrate the arrival of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, and the stadium where the first modern Olympics took place in 1896. Spend the rest of the day as you wish. In the evening perhaps choose to dine in a lively area of the city. (BB)

A Day 3 Athens – Corinth – Mycenae – Epidaurus – Nafplion Cross the mighty Corinth Canal to the Peloponnesian Peninsula and visit the ancient city of Corinth with your Local Specialist. In Mycenae − a mighty kingdom

of ancient Greece and a military stronghold − see the Beehive Tombs, the Treasury of Atreus, the Lion Gate and the remains of Agamemnon’s Royal Palace with your Local Specialist. Later visit the ancient theater and view the Sanctuary of Asclepius, the God of Medicine in Epidaurus with your Local Specialist. The rod of Asclepius, a snake-entwined staff, remains the symbol of medicine to this day. Arrive later in Nafplion where you will dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Amalia Nauplia

A Day 4 Nafplion – Olympia

Enjoy a spectacular drive east across the Mountains of Arcadia to ancient Olympia. Connected to many gods and myths, Olympia is also the site of the first Olympic Games held in 776 BC. This evening enjoy a Be My Guest dinner of authentic local cuisine on an olive farm. (BB, BG) Hotel: Arty Grand/Amalia/Olympia Palace

A Day 5 Olympia – Patras – Delphi

Meet your Local Specialist and spend the morning visiting the ancient Olympic site and museum and the Temples of Zeus and Hera − the wife of Zeus and one of the most important deities in Greek mythology. Drive north towards the city of Patras and cross the Gulf of Corinth along the coastal road towards Delphi. (BB) Hotel: Amalia/Aegli/ Nafsika Palace

A Day 6 Delphi – Thermopylae – Kalambaka Tour Delphi on the slopes of Mount Parnassos with your Local Specialist and see the site of the most important oracle in the classical world. Walk the Sacred Way to the Temple of Apollo dating from the 4th century. It was here that every four years athletes competed in the Pythian Games, dedicated to Apollo and the arts.

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A picturesque early afternoon drive brings you to Thermopylae, famous for the heroic defense by Leonidas and his brave Spartans against the invading Persians. After seeing the memorial, cross the fertile Thessaly region, the ‘bread basket of Greece’ and travel over the Pourmaraki Pass towards Kalambaka. (BB, D) Hotel: Amalia/Divani/Dellas Boutique

A Day 7 Kalambaka – Meteora –

Athens Drive to Meteora, one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. Visit two of the six monasteries built on sandstone rocks above the town with

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your Local Specialist. A scenic drive brings you back to Athens, where later you will enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your traveling companions. (BB, FD) Hotel: Divani Palace Acropolis

Day 8 Depart Athens

Say goodbye to your fellow travelers and Travel Director after an unforgettable journey. Airport transfers are available, conditions apply. (BB)

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Reversed Itinerary: The departure marked will also operate in reverse and may stay in alternative hotels to those listed opposite. All sightseeing and inclusions will remain as described.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: Departure on 22 December 2016 will have a slightly amended itinerary due to the closure of the archaeological sights over the festive season, all inclusions will remain the same. The 22 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Kalambaka. The 28 December 2016 departure will celebrate New Year’s Eve in Olympia.

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One Day 3 Island Cruise Extension Code: WCGBO Consider extending your vacation by spending an additional night in Athens and taking a one day ‘3 Greek Island Cruise’ extension. On the morning of Day 8 instead of departing Athens, transfer from the hotel to the port to embark on a one day cruise to Poros, Hydra and Aegina. This extension includes transfers to/from the port to meet the cruise, cost of cruise including lunch on board as well as one extra night’s hotel accommodations in Athens.

Past guest discount SAVE up to $80 p.p.

Multiple trip discount SAVE up to $40 p.p.

Young Traveler Discount $140

Triple room discount $60 p.p.

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be available for guests who have provided Trafalgar with their flight details and are staying in an Athens hotel booked by Trafalgar. All prices are per person, double share.

Day 8 Athens – Transfer to Port – 3 Greek Island Cruise – Transfer to Hotel Transfers are provided to the port to embark on your scenic one day cruise to Poros, Hydra and Aegina. Sit back and enjoy the scenery as you cruise between islands taking in the unique personality of each destination. Lunch is served on board. Return back to your hotel at the end of the cruise. (BB, L) Hotel: Divani Palace Acropolis

For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

Day 9 Depart Athens

Transfers are available to the airport for all guests who have provided Trafalgar with flight details. (BB) From $245 per person double share

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A cruise from Luxor to Aswan and horse-drawn buggy at Edfu are just two of the ways your Egyptologist unveils the secrets of an ancient culture, in this in-depth passage into Egypt. Day 1 Arrive Cairo

Day 9 Depart Cairo

Day 2 Cairo – Luxor – Nile Cruise (4 Nights)

**Abu Simbel Optional Experience available on this itinerary.

Day 3 Nile Cruise: Luxor – Edfu Day 4 Nile Cruise: Edfu – Kom-Ombo Day 5 Nile Cruise: Kom-Ombo – Aswan Day 6 Disembark – Aswan – Cairo (3 Nights) Day 7 Cairo Sightseeing

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The Great Pyramids of Giza and the buzzing atmosphere of Cairo mark the start of a journey of discovery into Ancient Egypt, as you cruise from the mysterious temples of Luxor and the epic Valley of the Kings to the Aswan High Dam, before returning to the capital. Day 1 Arrive Cairo (2 Nights) Day 2 Cairo – Pyramids Excursion Day 3 Cairo – Nile Cruise:

Luxor – Dendera (7 Nights)

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$2775

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Karnak

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**Abu Simbel Optional Experience available on this itinerary.

Departures operate every Tuesday between 25 Oct 2016 and 21 March 2017

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MORE ABOUT YOUR TRIP Full itinerary, Optional Experiences and trip availability are to be found on the Trafalgar website. Visit www.trafalgar.com for up-to-date information.

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Egyptian Voyager

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Following the trail of the Nile, the bustle of modern-day Cairo gives way to the mystical ruins of the Temple of Isis, Valley of the Kings, and the catacombs and ancient acropolis of Alexandria, on a voyage into Egypt’s culture and history. Day 1 Arrive Cairo (2 Nights)

Day 6 Disembark – Luxor – Cairo

Day 2 Cairo Sightseeing

Day 7 Cairo – Alexandria

Day 3 Cairo – Aswan – Nile Cruise

Day 8 Alexandria Sightseeing – Cairo

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$2375

(per person double room)

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Red Sea

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Valley of the Kings

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MORE ABOUT YOUR TRIP Full itinerary, Optional Experiences and trip availability are to be found on the Trafalgar website. Visit www.trafalgar.com for up-to-date information.

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Jordan Experience

The unique beauty of ancient Petra marks the mid-way point in a cultural pilgrimage to biblical landmarks and crusade strongholds, unless you stay longer with our Dead Sea option.

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The Trafalgar difference

Whether it’s hand-picked hotels or inspiring Optional Experiences, we craft amazing trips. That’s why our review ratings are so good. See for yourself our independent guest reviews through Feefo at www.trafalgar.com/reviews

Your included sights • City tour in Amman • Visit the Greco-Roman city at Jerash, the unique ancient city at Petra and the Crusader Fortress at Shobak • View the Roman amphitheater and Citadel in Amman, Moses’ Promised Land on Mount Nebo and the mosaic map of the Holy Land at Madaba

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Amman. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Amman

Welcome to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, a country rich in ancient history and biblical sites of importance. You are met on arrival at Amman Airport and transferred to your hotel. (D) Hotel: The Boulevard Arjaan

A Day 2 Amman – Jerash – Petra (2 Nights) Visit the ruins at Jerash, a beautifully preserved and once prosperous GrecoRoman city. Return to Amman for a sightseeing tour of the Roman amphitheater and Citadel Hill with your Local Specialist. Arrive later in Petra, where you dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Petra Guest House Authentic Accommodations Day 3 Petra Sightseeing

Spend the day in Petra and discover this unique cultural treasure. Carved into the

sheer rock face over 2,000 years ago by Nabataeans, it was an important link in the Silk Road trade route. Enter the city through the Siq, a narrow gorge flanked on either side by cliffs soaring 80 meters high. Emerge from the path and see the magnificent Treasury, the first of many wonders to be explored. (BB, D)

Day 4 Petra – Amman

Follow the King’s Highway north to Shobak and visit the 12th century Crusader fortress. View the Promised Land from Mount Nebo. At Madaba, view the mosaic map of the Holy Land in St. George’s Church, dating from the 6th century. Don’t miss the opportunity to extend your stay with two relaxing nights at the Dead Sea, see information below. Alternatively, continue to Amman for your final night. (BB, D) Hotel: The Boulevard Arjaan

Day 5 Depart Amman

This morning bid farewell to this extraordinary land. Transfers to Amman airport are available, conditions apply. (BB)

For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… discovering the fascinating stories of Amman’s Citadel Hill with a passionate historian. You’ll learn about its original Bronze Age settlers, the Romans and their Temple of Hercules, and the people who built Umayyad Palace around 730AD.

Optional Dead Sea Extension Code: JOXT Extend your vacation and visit the mysterious Dead Sea.

Day 4 Petra – Amman – Dead Sea

Day 6 Depart Amman

Day 5 Dead Sea

This trip departs Sundays fortnightly between 30 October 2016 19 March 2017

(2 Nights) Sightseeing as per Day 4 of Jordan Experience followed by a transfer to your hotel at the Dead Sea. (BB, D) Hotel: Holiday Inn Resort

Set in a beautiful and dramatic landscape, the Dead Sea is famous for its mineral-rich waters. Relax and enjoy the resort, luxuriate in the warm, stimulating black mud and float in the calming water. (BB, D)

This morning bid farewell to this extraordinary land. Transfers to Amman airport are available, conditions apply. (BB)

From $350 per person double share. Single supplement available from $220

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Petra Guest House, Petra, Jordan Located beside the official entrance to the Siq of Petra’s historical and archaeological site, this hotel has modern rooms and a quirky Nabatean Cave bar.

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Important Visa Information: Visas will be required for this trip. Please contact your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your requirements. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

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Memorable Highlights •Istanbul Sightseeing includes the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar •Ankara Visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilization and Ataturk’s Mausoleum •Cappadocia Marvel at the underground city of Sarhatli •Konya Visit the Mevlana Museum, home of the Whirling Dervishes •Pamukkale See the Cotton Castle springs and the ruins of the Roman health spa of Hierapolis •Ephesus Visit the Great Theater, Library of Celsus, Gymnasium, Temple of Hadrian and House of the Virgin Mary

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continue to the town of Avanos renowned for its high quality earthenware. This evening dinner will be served at your hotel. (BB, D)

Day 1 Arrive Istanbul (2 Nights) Welcome to Istanbul. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Relax after your journey. In the evening attend a trip briefing with your Travel Director and meet your fellow travelers. Hotel: Ramada Plaza Istanbul City Center

Day 6 Cappadocia – Konya Today drive to Konya and visit the famous mausoleum of the Sufi philosopher Mevlana. This was also the dervish lodge of the Mevlevi order, better known as the Whirling Dervishes. Later check into your hotel in Konya and enjoy dinner. (BB, D) Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn

Day 2 Istanbul Sightseeing Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour including a visit to see parts of the Topkapi Palace Museum, residence of the Ottoman Sultans between 1453–1852. Visit the Hippodrome, once the center of life where chariot racing and other public events took place. Visit the Blue Mosque built between 1609 and 1616, so-called for its blue ceramic tiles. Your last stop will be the famous Grand Bazaar, the world’s largest and oldest covered market with over 60 streets. Consider joining a delicious Turkish optional dinner where local cuisine is served along with traditional belly dancing entertainment. (BB)

Day 7 Konya – Pamukkale After breakfast leave Konya and travel to see the unique cotton fortress of Pamukkale with its white lime cascades formed by mineral springs. You will also get to see the ruins of the ancient Roman health spa of Hierapolis. This evening enjoy a relaxing dinner at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Richmond Thermal

Day 3 Istanbul – Ankara This morning enjoy free time in the city or take an Optional Experience of Hagia Sophia. This church was built in the Byzantine capital during the 6th century and converted into a mosque by the Ottomans. Today it houses a museum and is known as one of the world’s greatest architectural wonders. Afterwards consider taking a cruise along the Bosphorus enjoying views of the strait that separates Asia and Europe. Its shores are lined with fine neighborhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, parks and gardens, restaurants and cafés. Early this afternoon depart for the capital city of Ankara for an overnight stay. (BB, D) Hotel: Holiday Inn Kavakildere Day 4 Ankara – Cappadocia (2 Nights) Visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, a historic caravanserai holding artifacts from as far back as 7,500 years including the most extensive and valuable collection of Hittite artifacts in the world. Visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the father of modern Turkey. Drive to Cappadocia where you will visit the underground city of Sarhatli, one of the many underground settlements built for protection and religious reasons. Perhaps take an Optional Experience this evening to see a mesmerising Whirling Dervish performance with dinner at a local restaurant. (BB) Hotel: Avrasya Day 5 Cappadocia Sightseeing This morning visit Pasabagi and the red valley and later stop at a regional rug production center to have a firsthand experience of this unique art. This afternoon you may wish to take an Optional Experience to Göreme and Avanos. Göreme, a historical region of Turkey located among unique rock formations, was first settled back in the Roman period. Many rock churches can still be seen today, as Christianity was then the prevailing religion in that region. Afterwards Image Captions: Blue Mosque, Istanbul

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Day 8 Pamukkale – Ephesus and St. Mary’s House – Izmir Today travel to Selcuk and tour the famous ruins of Ephesus, an important cultural center of the ancient world and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore 2,000 year-old marble streets, view a magnificent theater, see the Library of Celsus, a gymnasium and finally Hadrian’s Temple. Then take a short drive from Ephesus to see St. Mary’s stone cottage, where it is believed Virgin Mary spent her last years accompanied by St. John. Continue to Izmir. (BB) Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Alsansak Day 9 Izmir – Pergamon – Troy – Çanakkale Visit the ancient Asclepion Medical Center in Pergamon and continue to Troy with its famous wooden horse. This town is best known for being the setting of the Trojan War as well as a place where many cities are built on top of each other. Continue to Çanakkale for the night with dinner served at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Buyuk Truva Day 10 Çanakkale – Dardanelles – Gallipoli – Istanbul In the morning depart for Gallipoli, the site of many battles during WWI. Visit poignant Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair before returning to Istanbul. Enjoy a last night in Istanbul with your travel companions after this comprehensive trip through Turkey. (BB) Hotel: Ramada Plaza Istanbul City Center

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TRIP NOTES † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Airport transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who have provided Trafalgar with their flight details and are staying in an Istanbul hotel booked by Trafalgar. Important Visa Information: Visas may be required for this trip. Please speak with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your specific requirements. Shared Rooming: Room Share is available on this trip. All prices are per person, double share. For Trafalgar’s other great savings, air deals and extra nights’ accommodations, please see pages 16-17 and 81. KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

Day 11 Depart Istanbul This morning bid a fond farewell to this wonderful city as your memorable vacation comes to an end. Transfers are available to the airport. Conditions apply. (BB) *Visit www.costsaver.trafalgar.com for all Unbeatable Features, definite departures, up-to-date information on itineraries and our great range of Optional Experiences. Read our excellent independent guest reviews for each itinerary provided by Feefo at costsaver.trafalgar.com/reviews.

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The calm of Anzac Cove and the Lone Pine Cemetery introduces this exploration into Turkey, where ancient ruins and Whirling Dervishes map your path through this open air museum.

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The Trafalgar difference

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Your included sights • City tour in Istanbul • Visit the Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Anzac Cove and the poignant War Cemeteries at Gallipoli, the ruins of the ancient city at Troy, the Asclepion Medical Center at Pergamon, the Virgin Mary’s House at Ephesus, the ruins of the Roman health spa at Hierapolis, the Cotton Castle spring in Pamukkale, the Archaeological Museum in Antalya, the Roman cities at Perge and Aspendos, the home of the Whirling Dervishes at Konya, a caravansary on the Ancient Silk Road, the underground city of Sarhatli, Göreme Open Air Museum and the Museum of Anatolian Civilization at Ankara • View the Wooden Horse at Troy

Your Insider Experiences • Be My Guest lunch in a traditional agricultural village where you will be hosted by the locals. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… meeting the nomads of Yazir Village and discovering their family traditions over homemade Tarhana soup and tasty stuffed vegetables.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Istanbul (2 Nights)

Welcome to Istanbul. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Relax after your journey and in the evening attend a Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and meet your fellow travelers. (WR) Hotel: Wyndham Old City Istanbul

Day 2 Istanbul Sightseeing and Free Time

Gain an insight into the Ottoman Empire’s power and influence during your guided tour of the Topkapi Palace. Visit the Hagia Sophia, the magnificent Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome and see the Egyptian obelisk. Later enjoy free time to explore the famous Grand Bazaar markets and this evening consider an optional dinner with Turkish folk dances and belly dancing entertainment. (BB) Please note: Certain departures will visit the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul before the trip departs to Gallipoli and Canakkale.

Day 3 Istanbul – Gallipoli – Çanakkale

Explore the Gallipoli Peninsula and see Anzac Cove, the site of a bitter battle in WWI. Visit Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Cemeteries, the final resting place of many Allied soldiers. See the Dardanelles and stay overnight in Çanakkale. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Kolin

Day 4 Çanakkale – Troy – Pergamon – Izmir (2 Nights) Visit the ruins of Troy, and see the famous Wooden Horse. Explore the ancient Asclepion Medical Center at the ancient city of Pergamon. Dine at your hotel in Izmir this evening. (BB, D) Hotel: Mövenpick Day 5 Excursion to Ephesus and the

House of the Virgin Mary Visit the impressive excavations at Ephesus

and see the House of Virgin Mary at Mt. Koressos. Consider an optional dinner tonight at a local restaurant in Izmir. (BB)

Day 6 Izmir – Hierapolis – Pamukkale

Visit the ruins of the Roman health spa at Hierapolis and the Cotton Castle Springs at Pamukkale before arriving at your hotel. This afternoon relax in the hot springs at your hotel before dinner. (BB, D) Hotel: Richmond Thermal

A Day 7 Pamukkale – Antalya

(2 Nights) After breakfast travel through scenic countryside and stop in a small local village where you will be guests of some of the locals. Enjoy a delicious Be My Guest lunch with local food prepared by your hosts. Later travel to the city of Antalya and relax on the beach or at the hotel swimming pool. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, BG, D) Hotel: Crowne Plaza Antalya

Day 8 Perge Excursion

Visit the impressive Antalya Archaeological Museum and the Roman city of Perge. This afternoon you can either embark on an optional yacht cruise or enjoy free time in Antalya. Dine tonight at a local restaurant of your choice. (BB)

Day 9 Antalya – Aspendos – Konya

This morning visit Aspendos to see one of the best-preserved Roman theaters in the world. Continue on to Konya where you will visit the Mevlana Museum and Mausoleum, the final resting place for members of the Whirling Dervish mystic sect. Then continue on to the Karatay Tile Museum. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Anemon

A Day 10 Konya – Cappadocia

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Cappadocia. Here you visit the underground city of Sarhatli on the ancient Silk Road and see the cone of Uchisar. Dine tonight at a local restaurant. (BB, D) Hotel: Dilek Kaya Cave Authentic Accommodations

Day 11 Göreme Excursion

Spend the day exploring the volcanic landscape in and around Cappadocia, dotted with caves and troglodyte dwellings. Visit the Göreme Open-Air Museum and learn about pottery making in Avanos. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D)

Day 12 Cappadocia – Ankara

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at a local restaurant this evening. (BB, D) Hotel: Swissôtel

Day 13 Ankara – Istanbul

Travel back to Istanbul and cross the Bosphorus into Europe. Enjoy some last minute souvenir shopping or perhaps take an optional cruise on the Bosphorus before meeting your Travel Director and fellow companions for a memorable Farewell Dinner. (BB, FD) Hotel: Wyndham Old City Istanbul

Day 14 Depart Istanbul

This morning bid a fond farewell to this wonderful city as your memorable vacation comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Special Rate Solo Rooming: These departures include 40-100% discount on our standard single supplement.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve Highlights: Christmas Day is not celebrated in Turkey. The 23 December 2016 departure will celebrate New Year’s Eve in Konya. The 30 December 2016 will celebrate New Year’s Eve in Istanbul.

WAYS TO SAVE Past guest discount SAVE up to $95 p.p.

Multiple trip discount SAVE up to $47 p.p.

Young traveler discount $170

Triple room discount $20 p.p.

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Shared Rooming: Room Share is available on this trip.

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Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who have provided Trafalgar with their flight details and are staying in an Istanbul hotel booked by Trafalgar. Itinerary: Some departures may operate in reverse. Included sightseeing will not be affected. If Sarhatli is unavailable, an alternative underground city may be visited instead. Important Visa Information: Visas may be required for this trip. Please speak with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your specific requirements. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

Pamukkale

KEY: A Insider Experience WR Welcome Reception FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner RM Regional Meal FD Farewell Dinner BG Be My Guest Dining DW Dinner with Wine

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Trip Style: Country Explorer

Best of Israel

Holy Jerusalem sets the scene for this all-embracing study of Israel, before you venture from its Wailing Wall to the Dead Sea, Nazareth, the Mount of Beatitudes and bustling Tel Aviv.

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Your included sights • City tour in Jerusalem • Visit the tomb of King David on mount Zion, the Fortress of Masada, the Church of Annunciation in Nazareth, the old synagogue and the Mount of Beatitudes near Capernaum, the ancient synagogue and artists’ colony at Tzfat, the underground Crusader City of Acre • View the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, the Bahai Shrine from the summit of Mount Carmel in Haifa, the excavations of Solomon’s Stables and the Roman Amphitheater and aqueduct at Caesarea • See the Mount of Olives, the former Syrian bunkers at Golan Heights

Your Insider Experiences • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… your footsteps echoing in Jerusalem, as you enter the room where the Last Supper took place. And feeling weightless, the warmth of sunshine on your skin, as you float in the famous Dead Sea.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 5 New City Of Jerusalem – Lower

Day 1 Arrive Tel Aviv – Jerusalem (4 Nights) Welcome to Israel. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Jerusalem. Relax or take a stroll around the city. In the evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink with your fellow travelers and your Travel Director. (WR) Hotel: Dan Panorama

Galilee (2 Nights) Tour Yad Vashem, a memorial commemorating the six million martyrs of World War II. Discover the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum, housing the Dead Sea Scrolls. See the Knesset − Israel’s Parliament − and the Givat Ram Campus of the Hebrew University. Travel through the Jordan Valley to reach your kibbutz hotel, home for the next two nights. Dine tonight at your hotel. (IB, D) Hotel: Lavi Kibbutz

Day 2 Mount Zion – The Old City Of Jerusalem Admire the Old City of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. Visit the tomb of King David on Mount Zion. See the room where the Last Supper took place near Zion Gate. Walk through the Jewish Quarter to the Wailing Wall and see the Dome of the Rock. Follow the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. (IB)

Day 6 Excursion Megiddo – Nazareth – Capernaum – Mount Of Beatitudes Visit the ‘chariot city’ of Megiddo to see the excavations of Solomon’s Stables. Explore the Church of the Annunciation at Nazareth and visit the old synagogue at Capernaum, the old town of Jesus. Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Dine tonight at your hotel. (IB, D)

Day 3 Jerusalem – Dead Sea – Masada –

Day 7 Lower Galilee – Acre – Haifa –

Jerusalem Traverse the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Near Qumran, view the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. A short drive brings you to Masada. Ride by cable car to the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans. Explore the excavations of Herod’s Palace before having the chance to float in the Dead Sea, time permitting. Later, enjoy an evening meal at your hotel. (IB, D)

Day 4 Jerusalem Free Time

Spend the day exploring the sights of your choice. There are a wealth of great attractions to visit, including the Tower of David Museum, the Archaeological Gardens and the Davidson Center. (IB)

Caesarea – Tel Aviv (2 Nights) Visit the ancient synagogue and artists’ colony at Tzfat, one of Judaism’s Four Holy Cities. Discover the fascinating underground Crusaders City of Acre. Admire views of the Bahai Shrine and the beautiful Persian Gardens at Haifa. See the Roman statues, the aqueduct and the Roman Theater at the ancient port city of Caesarea. Later, travel to Tel Aviv for a two-night stay. (IB) Hotel: Dan Panorama

Day 8 Tel Aviv Free Time

Take time on your own to discover the myriad delights Tel Aviv has to offer; the flea market, Newe Zedek, the first Jewish neighborhood, the Diaspora Museum and the Eretz Israel Museum. (IB)

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Tzfat Acre

Golan Heights

Trip Style: Country Explorer

Best of Israel

Capernaum

Nazareth

2 LOWER GALILEE

Megiddo

TEL AVIV

River Jordan

WEST BANK

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Includes: All our featured inclusions shown on page 10. 8 nights’ accommodations. 8 Israeli breakfasts. Welcome Drink. 3 dinners. All transport shown. All transfers shown.

Caesarea

Mediterranean Sea

9 days – 1 Country

After a memorable vacation in this historic region, it is time to say goodbye to your

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fellow travelers as you prepare for your journey home. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. (IB)

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve Highlights: Christmas Day is not celebrated in Israel. The 29 December 2016 departure will celebrate New Year’s Eve in Jerusalem.

WAYS TO SAVE Past guest discount SAVE up to $130 p.p. Triple room discount $340 p.p.

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Transport: Smaller coaches without toilet facilities may be used on this trip. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who have provided Trafalgar with their flight details and are staying in a hotel booked by Trafalgar. Religious vacations: Due to the frequency of religious vacations in Israel, the hotels and order of the sightseeing program may be changed. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

Masada

Bahai Temple, Haifa

KEY: A Insider Experience WR Welcome Reception FB Full Breakfast IB Israeli Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner RM Regional Meal FD Farewell Dinner BG Be My Guest Dining DW Dinner with Wine

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Trip Style: Discovery

European Highlights

Discovering six countries, this introduction to Europe compares its big players, France and Germany, and their smaller neighbors, Switzerland and The Netherlands.

Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

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Your included sights • City tour in London and Paris • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg and Lucerne • Visit the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen, the Lion Monument in Lucerne and the Eiffel Tower in Paris • Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne and the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Opera House in Paris • See the Lorelei Rock and Vineyards of Burgundy

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in London and Paris. • Cultural Insight Enjoy a cuckoo clock making demonstration in the Black Forest. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… smelling sawdust in the air as German clockmakers craft cuckoo clocks in front of you, in a fairy tale Black Forest setting that feels like it’s straight from a Hansel and Gretel pop-up book.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive London (2 Nights)

After checking into your Trafalgar hotel, the rest of your day is free to relax or start to explore this exciting capital city. Hotel: Cumberland

A Day 2 London Sightseeing and Free Time Many major sights are included on your morning guided sightseeing tour, including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace with a Local Specialist. Your sightseeing tour will finish in central London, so the rest of the day is yours to discover more of the city, or perhaps make time for some last minute shopping. (FB) Day 3 London – Amsterdam

Meet your Travel Director this morning before leaving London. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you board your ferry to Calais. Travel through Belgium and later arrive in Amsterdam. Enjoy an orientation of the historic city center followed by a Welcome Reception on a scenic canal cruise including a light dinner and welcome drinks. (FB, WR) Hotel: Mercure City

Day 4 Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg Travel across the German border to the Rhine Valley. Relax as you cruise along the River Rhine past terraced vineyards and medieval castles to St. Goar. Pass the famous Lorelei Rock, named after a mermaid who lured fishermen to their deaths with her mesmerising song. In Heidelberg view the red sandstone castle, one of the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps, which towers above

Germany’s oldest university town. (BB, D) Hotel: Achat Premium Walldorf/Reilingen

A Day 5 Heidelberg – Schaffhausen –

Lucerne (2 Nights) Drive into the enchanting Black Forest and stop for a Cultural Insight cuckoo clock making demonstration. Visit the dramatic Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, the largest waterfall in Europe. Arrive later in Switzerland with its alpine scenery and enjoy magnificent views across Lake Lucerne. (BB) Hotel: Astoria

Day 6 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time Walk across the 14th century Chapel Bridge on your morning orientation. Visit the solemn Lion Monument, commemorating the massacre of Swiss Guards in 1792. Spend the afternoon shopping in the old town for Swiss souvenirs and chocolates. Consider an Optional Experience up a local mountain for panoramic views and enjoy the fresh alpine air by taking a leisurely walk beside the beautiful lake. (BB) Day 7 Lucerne – Burgundy Wine Region

– Paris (2 Nights) See the changing landscape as you travel into France through Alsace and across the Maginot Line. Continue through the Burgundy countryside − one of the country’s main wine producing regions, famous for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grape varieties. This evening you may decide to take an Optional Experience to see a famous Parisian Cabaret. (BB) Hotel: Renaissance La Defense

A Day 8 Paris Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the sights including views of the Champs Élysées, the

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Arc de Triomphe and the magnificent Opera House, designed by Charles Garnier and opened in 1875. Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower by elevator and view the city in all its glory. Spend the afternoon as you wish. Perhaps take an Optional Experience to visit the Palace of Versailles. Celebrate in the evening with your fellow

LUCERNE

SWITZERLAND travelers at a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant. (BB, FD)

Day 9 Paris

Today time to say ‘au revoir’ to your fellow travelers and Travel Director. An airport transfers is available. Conditions apply. (BB)

Optional Eurostar™ Extension Consider extending your vacation by spending more time in London. Travel from Paris to London by high-speed Eurostar™ train. This extension includes a standard class Eurostar™ ticket, transfer to the station in Paris and to your hotel in London as well as one night’s hotel accommodations in London.

Day 9 Paris – Eurostar™ – London

Transfers are provided to Paris Gare du Nord station where you board the Eurostar™ train to London. The journey time to London St. Pancras International is 2 hours and 15 minutes. On arrival in London you are transferred to your hotel. (BB) Hotel: Cumberland

BESTSELLER BOOK EARLY

European Highlights

GERMANY

English Channel

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THE NETHERLANDS

Day 10 Depart London

Enjoy an English breakfast at the end of your vacation. (FB) From $410 per person double share

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Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

9 days – 6 Countries From:

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$1875 (per person double room)

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Ends Paris 21 Jan Sat 28 Jan Sat 4 Feb Sat

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 23 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Lucerne. The 30 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Heidelberg. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

UP SAVE TO $172 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $115 p.p. SAVE up to $57 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $200 Triple room discount $40 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Unused London Accommodations: Prices are per person per night $134 London Airport Transfers: Transfers available to purchase. Conditions apply. See page 80 for details. Airport Transfers: A return transfer on the last day will arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 8.00am. Complimentary London Return: Guests are welcome to return to London by Trafalgar motor coach at no extra cost. Additional accommodations will be required as arrival in London will be late afternoon/early evening. Please speak to your Travel Agent about this at time of booking. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $54 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences. KEY: A Insider Experience WR Welcome Reception FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner RM Regional Meal FD Farewell Dinner BG Be My Guest Dining DW Dinner with Wine

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Trip Style: Discovery

European Traveler

A taste of the world’s most romantic cities, this encounter with Europe isn’t just for couples; it shows unseen sides of iconic emblems like the Eiffel Tower and Venetian canals.

S fi t H Louvre, Paris, France

The Trafalgar difference

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Your included sights • City tour in London, Paris, Florence and Rome • Orientation of Lucerne and Venice • Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome • View the White Cliffs of Dover, the Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice and the ancient sites of Rome • See the Somme Battlefields and the Vineyards of Burgundy

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in London, Paris, Florence and Rome. • Cultural Insight Visit a traditional glassblowing factory in Venice. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… feeling goose bumps as you enter the cool cavernous Basilica in the Vatican City and stand before Michelangelo’s Pietà, and hearing our local friend share the ins and outs of this strange secret nation.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive London (2 Nights)

Relax or spend the afternoon exploring this magical capital city. Hotel: Hilton Kensington

A Day 2 London Sightseeing and Free Time See a host of sights including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace during your morning guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Finish in central London and spend the rest of the day discovering the city’s delights. (FB) Day 3 London – Paris (2 Nights)

This morning meet your Travel Director, leave London and travel to the White Cliffs of Dover before crossing the Channel to Calais. Pass by the First World War battlefields of the Somme and arrive in the beautiful city of Paris. Enjoy a Welcome Reception with dinner in the evening with your fellow travelers and Travel Director. Later an orientation drive will show you some of the sights which await you - a perfect introduction to your magical vacation. (FB, WR) Hotel: Evergreen Laurel

A Day 4 Paris Sightseeing and Free Time Drive along the famous Champs Élysées to view the Arc de Triomphe, beneath which lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes a trip up the Eiffel Tower to the second level for breathtaking views of the city. Spend the afternoon visiting the sights of your choice. (BB)

Day 5 Paris – Lucerne Orientation

See the sprawling vineyards of Auxerrois and Burgundy as you journey south, passing the medieval castle of Châteauneuf. Cross the border into Switzerland where the scenery takes a dramatic turn. View the the famous wooden Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument in Lucerne, built to commemorate the Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI. (BB, D) Hotel: Astoria

Day 6 Lucerne – St. Gotthard – Venice Travel the scenic St. Gotthard Region through the Alps and cross the border at Chiasso into Italy. Catch a glimpse of the Italian Lake Region, a popular retreat for aristocrats since Roman times. Pass Verona and arrive later in Venice, Queen of the Adriatic. (BB) Hotel: Novotel Venezia Castellana

A Day 7 Venice Orientation – Florence Your private motor launch takes you to St. Mark’s Square to view the Bridge of Sighs and the Doge’s Palace. Witness a Cultural Insight during a glassblowing demonstration at one of the oldest workshops on the island, then spend your free time discovering Venice’s hidden gems. Afterwards, cross the Apennine Mountains to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance and your home for the night. (BB) Hotel: Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

A Day 8 Florence Sightseeing – Rome (2 Nights) Your Local Specialist reveals a wealth of fascinating insights during your guided walk around Florence, a city with a rich Renaissance history. View the marble Duomo engineered by Brunelleschi and the magnificent doors of the Baptistery. Admire the Ponte Vecchio which spans the River Arno and marvel at the impressive palazzi when you visit Piazza della Signoria.

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Shop for 18 carat gold jewelry and the finest Italian leather goods before heading to Rome, the last stop on your trip. (BB) Hotel: Crowne Plaza St. Peter’s

A Day 9 Rome Sightseeing and

Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a tour of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City, one of the largest and most significant churches in the Christian world. Here you will view Michelangelo’s Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. Perhaps consider an Optional Experience to the Sistine Chapel.

BESTSELLER BOOK EARLY

European Traveler

CORSICA

2 ROME

From:

$1995 (per person double room)

Includes: All our featured inclusions shown on page 10. 9 nights’ accommodations. 9 breakfasts. 3 dinners. All transport shown (including ferry). All transfers shown. Price per Person

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View the ancient sites of Rome including the Colosseum, site of ancient gladiatorial contests and public events. Spend time this afternoon visiting the sights of your choice. This evening join your traveling companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant. (BB, FD)

Day 10 Depart Rome

Say ‘arrivederci’ to Rome and your traveling companions and return home with memories you will cherish for years to come. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 17 December 2016 will celebrate Christmas in Rome. Departure on 20 December will celebrate Christmas in Venice. The 21 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Lucerne. The 28 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Paris. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

UP SAVE TO $172 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $115 p.p. SAVE up to $57 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $210 Triple room discount $50 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Unused London Accommodations: Prices are per person per night $119 London Airport Transfers: Transfers available to purchase. Conditions apply. See page 80 for details. Airport Transfers: Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport at 7am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $61 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy

KEY: A Insider Experience WR Welcome Reception FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner RM Regional Meal FD Farewell Dinner BG Be My Guest Dining DW Dinner with Wine

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Trip Style: Discovery

European Dream

Local traditions and national heritage come into focus, as Europe’s ‘celebrity’ cities of Rome, Florence, Venice and Paris join the beautiful alpine landscape of Lucerne.

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A Gondolas, Venice, Italy

The Trafalgar difference

Whether it’s hand-picked hotels or inspiring Optional Experiences, we craft amazing trips. That’s why our review ratings are so good. See for yourself our independent guest reviews through Feefo at www.trafalgar.com/reviews

Your included sights • City tour in Rome, Florence, Paris and London • Orientation of Venice and Lucerne • Visit St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome and the Eiffel Tower in Paris • View the Colosseum and other ancient sites in Rome, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe in Paris and the White Cliffs of Dover • See the Tuscan countryside, the Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefield in France

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Rome, Florence, Paris and London. • Cultural Insight Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop in Venice. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… experiencing the heat of the roaring furnace as molten glass expands under the power of an artisan’s lungs in a glass factory, as you find out the science behind the beauty of this Venetian craft.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive Rome (2 Nights)

Welcome to Rome, the Eternal City. Relax after your journey. In the evening enjoy an orientation drive where you see some of the major sites before enjoying a Welcome Reception with your fellow travelers and Travel Director. (WR) Hotel: Executive Style

restaurants or sip coffee ‘al fresco’ while listening to the orchestras in St. Mark’s Square. (BB) Hotel: Novotel Venezia Castellana

Day 5 Venice – Lucerne Orientation

Leave Venice and travel across the Veneto plains, then north to the Italian and Swiss Lake Districts via Como and Lugano. Marvel at the picturesque alpine scenery along the St. Gotthard route into central Switzerland, arriving later at Lucerne. Visit the Lion Monument, a memorial to Swiss Guards massacred in Paris in 1792 while guarding Louis XVI. Explore the Old Town and perhaps join an Optional Experience to one of the surrounding mountain peaks. Dine at your hotel tonight. (BB, D) Hotel: Astoria

A Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist takes you to visit St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City, one of the largest and most significant churches in the Christian world. Witness Michelangelo’s Pietà, a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture. View the ancient sites in Rome including the Colosseum, where ancient gladiatorial contests took place. Spend time on your own experiencing the wonders of the Eternal City. In your free time perhaps visit the Sistine Chapel or make a wish and throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain. (BB)

Day 6 Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

A Day 3 Rome – Florence Sightseeing

A Day 7 Paris Sightseeing and

From Rome travel north into Tuscany, through rolling countryside and along the valley of the River Arno to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy stories as you view the Duomo and then visit Piazza della Signoria during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Arrive later at your hotel. (BB) Hotel: Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

A Day 4 Florence – Venice Orientation Upon arrival in Venice cruise the Giudecca canal and view the imposing Basilica and the ornate Doge’s Palace before exploring this incredible city. Enjoy a Cultural Insight glassblowing demonstration. Perhaps sample dinner in one of the many

From Lucerne head northwest past Basel into France. See the extensive vineyards of Burgundy, one of the country’s biggest wine producing areas. Arrive in the City of Light for a two night stay. Tonight consider going to one of the city’s most famous cabaret shows. (BB) Hotel: Evergreen Laurel

Free Time During your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower by elevator and get a bird’s eye view of the golden dome of Les Invalides. See the Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde. Perhaps take an Optional Experience to visit Versailles, lavishly designed for Louis XIV. Tonight dine with your Travel Director and fellow travelers at a Farewell Dinner. (BB, FD)

Day 8 Paris – London (2 Nights)

Say ‘au revoir’ as you pass the Somme Battlefields en route to Calais. Sail across the Channel to Dover, continuing by

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coach through Kent to London, your final destination. (BB) Hotel: Hilton Kensington

A Day 9 London Sightseeing and

Free Time Many major sights are included on your morning guided sightseeing tour including views of Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace with a Local Specialist. Your included sightseeing will

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finish in central London, so the rest of the day is free for you to explore this magical capital city. (FB)

Day 10 Depart London

Time to bid farewell to London and your fellow travelers as your memorable European vacation comes to an end. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (FB)

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 19 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Paris. The 21 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Lucerne. The 27 December 2016 departure will toast New Year’s Eve in Lucerne. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

UP SAVE TO $169 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $113 p.p. SAVE up to $56 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $200 Triple room discount $40 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com

More about your trip † International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. London Airport Transfers: Transfers available to purchase. Conditions apply. See page 80 for details. Unused London Accommodations: Prices are per person per night $119 Airport Transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $61 per person.

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All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for availability, up-to-date itineraries and Optional Experiences.

Roman Forum, Rome, Italy

KEY: A Insider Experience WR Welcome Reception FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner RM Regional Meal FD Farewell Dinner BG Be My Guest Dining DW Dinner with Wine

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Trip Style: Discovery

European Whirl

A bestseller for a reason, this journey around Europe’s most popular countries and cities brings together the best of its history, scenery, legends, locals and experiences.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Trafalgar difference

Whether it’s hand-picked hotels or inspiring Optional Experiences, we craft amazing trips. That’s why our review ratings are so good. See for yourself our independent guest reviews through Feefo at www.trafalgar.com/reviews

Your included sights • City tour in London, 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 canals in Amsterdam, the Golden Roof in Innsbruck, St. Mark’s Square in Venice, the ancient sites in Rome and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne • Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine • See the Lorelei Rock and the Vineyards of Burgundy

Your Insider Experiences • Local Specialist For included sightseeing in London, Rome, Florence and Paris. • Cultural Insight Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop in Venice. • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. For more Insider Experiences, look for this symbol

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like… learning about the daily routines of the notorious Roman Gladiators at the Colosseum, the most famous of who were treated like modern day ‘Pop Idols’, brought vividly to life by your Local Specialist.

†Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

Day 1 Arrive London (2 Nights) Relax after your journey or spend time exploring this exciting city. Hotel: Cumberland

A Day 2 London Sightseeing and Free Time See a host of sights including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace during your morning guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Finishing in central London, you have the rest of the day to discover the city’s delights. (FB) Day 3 London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam This morning meet your Travel Director before traveling to London’s St. Pancras International to board the Eurostar™ for a high-speed train journey to Brussels. Continue by luxury coach to Amsterdam. Enjoy an orientation of the historic city center before joining your fellow travelers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception dinner cruise. (FB, WR) Hotel: Mercure City

Hall. View the Glockenspiel on Marienplatz. A short drive through splendid scenery and across the Austrian border brings you to Innsbruck. Admire the architecture of the Old Town including the Emperor Maximilian’s famous Golden Roof. You might consider experiencing traditional Tyrolean entertainment this evening. (BB) Hotel: Grauer Bär

A Day 6 Innsbruck – Venice

Drive along the Brenner Pass into Italy and across the Dolomite Mountains. Arrive in the enchanting city of Venice. Cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square, viewing the Bridge of Sighs and the Doge’s Palace along the way. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop for a Cultural Insight demonstration, then spend the afternoon exploring the sights of your choice. (BB) Hotel: Novotel Venezia Castellana

Day 7 Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

South across the Veneto plain you pass by Bologna and over the dramatic Apennine Mountains, continuing into the Lazio region to Rome, the Eternal City. (BB) Hotel: Executive Style/Crowne Plaza St. Peter’s

Day 4 Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland Cross the border into Germany, enjoy picturesque scenery all the way to Boppard, where an included cruise takes you past vine-clad hills and crumbling medieval castles to St. Goar. Later enjoy views of the red sandstone castle towering above Heidelberg. (BB, D) Hotel: Achat Premium Walldorf/Reilingen

A Day 8 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Today’s sightseeing includes a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica − the most significant Christian church in the world − to view Michelangelo’s Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. In ancient Rome see sites including the Colosseum with your Local Specialist. Spend the rest of the day exploring or perhaps take an Optional Experience to see the Sistine Chapel inside the Vatican Museums. (BB)

Day 5 Rhineland – Munich – Innsbruck

A Day 9 Rome – Florence Sightseeing

Crossing the Swabian Alps arrive in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, for an orientation drive including the Olympic Stadium and City

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valley of the River Arno to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Discover the city’s rich artistic and medieval history with your Local Specialist. Visit the Piazza della Signoria with its impressive sculptures and stunning palazzi. Marvel at the baptistery and the multimarble Duomo, with its dome designed by Brunelleschi. Dine tonight at a local restaurant. (BB, DW) Hotel: Cosmopolitan Concept

Day 10 Florence – Gotthard Drive –

Lucerne (2 Nights) Drive via picturesque Italian Lakes and across the Alps into Switzerland. Spend the next two nights in the beautiful lakeside town of Lucerne. (BB, D) Hotel: Astoria

Day 11 Lucerne Orientation and

Free Time View the poignant Lion Monument during your morning orientation. Walk along the 14th century covered Chapel Bridge, crossing the River Reuss. Don’t miss the opportunity to take an exciting Optional Experience to one of the surrounding mountains with breathtaking views. Later there is time to shop for Swiss souvenirs including watches and chocolates. (BB)

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Day 12 Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

Pass Basel and cross the border into France this morning. In every direction, vineyards and picturesque villages provide a memorable backdrop for your journey. Consider an Optional Experience this evening to a famous Parisian Cabaret. (BB) Hotel: Renaissance La Defense

A Day 13 Paris Sightseeing and Free Time See all the iconic sights during your morning sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe. Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower for a breathtaking view of the city. Spend the rest of the day exploring the sights that interest you. This evening celebrate with your Travel Director and traveling companions at a Farewell Dinner in a local bistro. (BB, FD) Day 14 Depart Paris

Today bid farewell to your fellow travelers and Travel Director at the end of your vacation. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply. (BB)

Optional Eurostar™ Extension Consider extending your vacation by spending more time in London. Travel from Paris to London by high-speed Eurostar™ train. This extension includes a standard class Eurostar™ ticket, transfer to the station in Paris and to your hotel in London as well as one night’s hotel accommodations in London.

Day 14 Paris – Eurostar™ – London

Transfers are provided to Paris Gare du Nord station where you board the Eurostar™ train to London. The journey time to London St. Pancras International is 2 hours and 15 minutes. On arrival in London you are transferred to your hotel. (BB) Hotel: Cumberland

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Enjoy an English breakfast at the end of your vacation. (FB) From $410 per person double share

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Ends London 12 Nov Sat

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17 Dec Sat 24 Dec Sat 29 Dec Thu 31 Dec Sat 3 Jan Tue 6 Jan Fri 10 Jan Tue 2017 14 Jan Sat 21 Jan Sat 28 Jan Sat

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Ends London 4 Feb Sat 11 Feb Sat

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Christmas & New Year’s Eve Highlights: The 16 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Lucerne. The 18 December 2016 departure will celebrate Christmas in Rome. Departure 21 December 2016 will celebrate Christmas in Innsbruck and New Year’s Eve in Lucerne. Departure 24 December 2016 will toast New Year’s Eve in Rome. The 28 December 2016 will toast New Year’s Eve in the Rhineland. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.

BOOK & PAY EARLY

^ For your chance to save, book by:

savings see pages 16 & 17.

27 Oct 2016 save 5%

UP SAVE TO $247 p.p. For details on Trafalgar’s great

25 Aug 2016 save 7.5%

Past guest discount Multiple trip discount Other SAVE up to $165 p.p. SAVE up to $82 p.p. savings Young traveler discount $300 Triple room discount $70 p.p. ^ Limited availability by departure; check www.trafalgar.com

More about your trip † International International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. See page 17. Unused London Accommodations: Prices are per person per night $134 London Airport Transfers: Transfers available to purchase. Conditions apply. See page 80 for details. Airport Transfers: A return transfer on the last day will arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 8.00am. Complimentary London Return: Guests are welcome to return to London by Trafalgar motor coach at no extra cost. Additional accommodations will be required as arrival in London will be late afternoon/early evening. Please speak to your Travel Agent about this at time of booking. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $92 per person. All prices are per person, double share. For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early. For extra nights’ accommodations see page 81. WiFi: See page 82 for details.

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TRAVEL ESSENTIALS Discover the Lake District.

GROUP VACATIONS REGULAR GROUP VACATIONS Make a booking of 10 or more people together on one of our brochure vacations and receive great benefits. Please contact us to find out more and to obtain a quote.

CUSTOM GROUPS We can customize a trip exclusively for your group only, to any of our worldwide destinations. Our global team has the experience and existing relationships to negotiate great rates for transport, accommodations, sightseeing and restaurants. Tell us where you wish to travel, the standard of hotels you prefer, along with any sightseeing you want included and we can create a great value trip to suit your budget, pace, and exceed your expectations. Whether it be for a group of family and friends, business associates, faith based or special interest inspired, such as garden lovers or foodies - be comforted knowing you are being looked after by the best. Have peace of mind knowing you are traveling with a renowned global company with an impeccable reputation. For more information contact your Travel Agent who will work with our dedicated groups team, or contact Trafalgar Groups at 800-626-6603 or email groupsales@trafalgartours.com Note: Minimum numbers for custom groups are 20 guests but this may vary based on your chosen destination.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS TRANSFERS IN EUROPE AND EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN Trafalgar bonus. All Trafalgar guests receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by shuttle coach on the arrival and departure day of their guided vacation at the times specified on the individual itinerary pages. For London transfers see below. Any guests whose flight times do not coincide with the shuttle coach transfer timings may choose to book and purchase a transfer. Additionally, guests arriving before or leaving after the scheduled vacation may also book and buy a transfer through Trafalgar providing they also purchase the additional pre and post vacation hotel night(s) from Trafalgar (see page opposite for details and prices). Trafalgar bonus in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Trafalgar is pleased to offer complimentary airport transfers at any time either on the first or last day of the vacation or on other days in conjunction with pre and post trip accommodations booked through Trafalgar. Note that flight timings must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer than 21 days before flight departure. Please see below for Trafalgar’s transfer terms and conditions.

TRANSFERS IN LONDON Transfers can be expensive, particularly between the airport and your London hotel. But when you book your Trafalgar vacation and take advantage of our land and air packages, we have included a FREE transfer to and from London’s airports and your Trafalgar London hotel. Guests who have made their own flight arrangements may purchase transfers at our specially negotiated group transfer rates from London’s Heathrow and

London’s Gatwick Airports to the door of your Trafalgar London hotel: $60 per person per single trip to/from Heathrow Airport. $110 per person per single trip to/from Gatwick Airport.

TRANSFER TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 1) For included and chargeable transfers, you or your Travel Agent must provide detailed flight information to Trafalgar at the time of booking or at the very latest no fewer than 21 days prior to departure. Once transfers are booked they cannot be changed. 2) For London arrivals, you must stay at a London hotel booked by Trafalgar on the night of arrival and the night prior to your departure date. 3) Trafalgar only includes one inbound and one outbound transfer. 4) In the event of flight delays outside of Trafalgar’s control, the transfers will be deemed to be cancelled. 5) All transfers are based on group transfers. No refund is therefore available for missed transfers, or guests not using this service. 6) In the event of unforeseen events (such as road or rail works, strikes or demonstrations), Trafalgar will not be responsible for delayed or cancelled transfers. Gatwick Airport: Guests who have booked air and land packages through Trafalgar arriving/ departing at London’s Gatwick Airport, will be provided with a Gatwick Express Voucher. The Gatwick Express train journey to/from Gatwick to/from London’s Victoria Station takes 30 minutes. Guests then need to make their own way from Victoria Station to/from their Trafalgar hotel.

THINGS TO KNOW ACTIVATE YOUR REGISTRATION Our online registration activation enables us to deliver simply the best travel experience to you from beginning to end. We’ll cater to every little detail, from your hobbies and interests, to the vitals, such as dietary or medical requirements. Then start the countdown in anticipation of your vacation. Activate your registration in order to: • Personalize your trip with your interests and preferences (e.g. art, gastronomy or architecture), so your Travel Director can make it particularly meaningful for you. • Log important details, such as your dietary requirements, allergies, and rooming preferences. • Help us streamline all hotel check-ins, cross-border travel, and passport or security checks, to make them effortless. • Register your emergency contact details, in the unlikely event that they are required. Visit www.trafalgar.com/mybooking

MYTRAFALGAR Our online travel portal, MyTrafalgar, enables you to get your travel needs met. Simply. And all in one place. Pre-trip, use MyTrafalgar to meet your Travel Director, introduce yourself to future travel companions, browse your itinerary, and immerse yourself in pretravel delight. On your trip, use MyTrafalgar to stay always in the know (review daily updates on your itinerary), create a travel journal, chat and share photos with fellow travelers. Share your experiences with loved ones, via other social media. Capture your memories throughout your voyage. Post-travel, bask in the glow of your lovely memories and reminisce with those who were right there at the time. Stay in touch and plan for your next adventure. All in one place.www.trafalgar.com/mytrafalgar

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Passports and Visas Each guest is responsible for having a passport that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the conclusion of their trip and all necessary visas and permits. Multiple-entry visas may be required as you will enter a country more than once on some of our vacations. Each guest must comply with entry, health and other requirements of the countries visited. Contact your Travel Agent, airline or relevant government authorities to obtain the necessary travel information. The Operators and/or their employees and their agents are not responsible for passport, visa, entry, health and other requirements of the countries visited, or for any loss sustained by you for failing to comply with laws, regulations, orders and/or requirements of countries visited.

Brochure Terminology Here is a description of some of the specific terms used in the itinerary pages of this brochure: Visit – In-depth sightseeing with a Local Specialist or Travel Director; includes fast track entry (where applicable). View – A brief stop to take in the sight and capture photos. See – See the sight while driving by on the coach, or from your cruise or train.

Trafalgar’s

Travel Protection Providing you with “any reason” cancellation flexibility and peace of mind while you travel. Trafalgar Travel Protection Plan – designed exclusively with the following: Cost is: For trips priced at: US$129 per person Under US$2,000 US$2,001 to US$3,500 US$199 per person US$249 per person Over US$3,500 Note: Prices are subject to change without notice.

Section I : Travel arrangement protection Provided by Trafalgar*

TRIP CANCELLATION up to total trip cost: Reimburses the non-refundable Trafalgar cancellation penalties imposed if you must cancel your trip for a covered reason such as illness, injury or death to you, a traveling companion or an immediate family member. Other covered reasons for cancellation include common carrier-caused delays due to inclement weather, jury duty, subpoena, or a documented traffic accident en route to departure, and other reasons as cited in the plan description. THE TRAFALGAR “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver**: With the Trafalgar “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver, if you cancel your trip more than 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure for any reason that is not eligible for cash reimbursement, Trafalgar will provide you with 100% of the cancellation charges in the form of a future travel credit certificate. These Trafalgar Travel Certificates allow you a two-year credit to travel with us at a later date! Please note that to be eligible for the “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver, you must enroll and pay for the plan within two days of your initial trip deposit. The certificate is valid for two years, is non-transferable and non-refundable and may not be redeemed for cash. Future travel certificates do not include airfare cancellation charges for air arrangements unless those arrangements were provided by Trafalgar. TRIP INTERRUPTION:  Up to Total Trip Cost  TRIP DELAY:  Up to US$1,000 (US$150/day).

Section II : Travel arrangement protection Underwritten by Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Company***

Baggage Protection:  Up to US$2,500  Bag Delay: Up to US$500 Medical & Dental Expenses:  Up to US$50,000 Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation:  Up to US$50,000

Section III : Travel arrangement protection Provided by On Call International

While the above is not a complete description – a full plan description detailing the terms, conditions and exclusions will be sent to you – we have highlighted just a few of the plan benefits. If you have any Travel Protection Plan questions, or would like to request a copy of the plan description, please call our plan administrator, AON Affinity, at 1-866-580-4869. You may also view the plan at www.trafalgar.com. The Trafalgar Travel Protection Plan is provided in addition to other applicable indemnity or insurance programs, where permitted by law and shall apply only after benefits have been paid. *For NY residents, Section I Travel Arrangement Protection (Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption & Trip Delay) is underwritten by Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio./**For NY residents only, the “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver may be purchased separately from the Trafalgar Travel Protection Plan. Contact 1-888-722-2195 for details./***Section II Travel Insurance Benefits, Policy Number MZ0911062H0000A-U are underwritten by Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio: NAIC #10952 (all states except as otherwise noted) Policy/ Certificate Form series TAHC5000. In CA, CT, HI, NE, NH, PA, TN and TX Policy/Certificate Form series TAHC5100 and TAHC5200. In IL, IN, KS, LA, OR, OH, VT, WA and WY Policy Forms TAHC5100IPS and TAHC5200IPS. This plan was designed and is administered by AON Affinity. IN CALIFORNIA:  AON Affinity is a service mark of Aon Direct Insurance Administrators, CA Insurance License # 0795465. IN ALL OTHER STATES:  AON Affinity is a division of Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. in all states other than CA, except: AIS Affinity Insurance Agency, Inc. in MN and OK and AIS Affinity Insurance Agency in NY. 5864684A

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extend your stay

We offer exclusive discounted rates (below) to help you extend your stay at the hotel where your vacation starts or ends. Ask your travel agent to make the reservation when you book your Trafalgar vacation – you’ll find the hotel details on your vacation’s itinerary page. Transfers are not included when you extend your stay with this offer unless specified below, but Trafalgar can provide door-to-door airport/hotel transfers (see table below for prices). Per person price ($) City

Hotel

Amman Amsterdam Athens Barcelona Berlin Budapest Cairo

The Boulevard Arjaan Mercure Amsterdam City* Divani Palace Acropolis* Hotel U232* Crowne Plaza City Center* Marriott Courtyard City Centre Concorde El Salam* Fairmont Heliopolis* Le Meridian Pyramids* Ramses Hilton* Mespil Sheraton Offenbach Wyndham Istanbul Old City Ramada Plaza Dan Panorama Cumberland*# Hilton Kensington Ibis Earls Court* Astoria* Ayre Gran Colon* AC Cuzco Sheraton Arabellapark* Evergreen Laurel Hilton La Defense Novotel Centre Tour Eiffel*# Renaissance La Defense* Hotel International Prague* Grand Reykjavik* Crowne Plaza St. Peter's Ergife Palace Hotel Executive Style* Grand Palatino* Grand Tiberio* Sheraton Parco De Medici Hotel* Una* Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea Dan Panorama Antony Hotel* Boscolo Bellini* Hilton Danube

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Lucerne Madrid Munich Paris

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* Seasonal Supplement may apply # Certain days of the week attract a Supplement ** To Zurich airport † From Heathrow Airport All hotel prices are per person per night. The accommodations cost includes double rooms with private facilities, all hotel taxes and service charges. Continental or buffet breakfasts are included daily excluding hotels in Ireland and hotels in Britain outside London, where full national breakfasts are served. A supplement may apply for Christmas, New Year, Easter and Special Events; this will be advised at time of booking. Chargeable transfer prices are per person one way and are by car or minibus. Flight information must be provided to Trafalgar at the time of booking or no fewer than 21 days before flight departure.

Can we help you? Call Toll-free at 1-866-544-4434 Travel Agents: please call 1-800-854-0103 or visit the agent section of our website For a Trafalgar expert: travel advice, bookings, information or a helping hand. (Pacific Standard time): Monday to Thursday: 5:30am – 12:00am Friday: 5:30am – 11:00pm Saturday: 6:00am – 4:00pm Sunday: 6:00am – 2:30pm and 4:00pm – 12:00am On-line 24/7 www.trafalgar.com For information, bookings, online payments and frequently asked questions

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BOOKING CONDITIONS Discover Rome.

BOOKING CONDITIONS AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION Large print version is available at: www.trafalgar.com PAYMENT & CANCELLATION FEES SUMMARY INFORMATION ALL GUIDED VACATIONS Deposit required Final Payment No of Days 45 days and over 44-22 days 21-8 days 7-1 days Departure Day/No Show

$200 45 days Penalty Deposit† 25% 30% 50% 100%

YOUR GUIDED VACATION BOOKING Trafalgar Tours West Inc is the ‘Sales Company’; Trafalgar Tours Ltd is the ‘Operator’; collectively these companies are referred to as ‘Trafalgar’. Your agreement is with Trafalgar and a contract is formed when you make a reservation with us that we accept. The invalidity of any provisions herein shall not affect the validity of any other provisions. The agreement shall be construed as though the invalid provision was not contained herein and was replaced with an enforceable provision as similar as possible to the original provision. Disclaimer Travel is personal and each individual’s goals and experiences may differ. Trafalgar will not be bound by, or liable for, any description, photograph, representation or warranty made by or provided by any independent third party sales representative, Travel Agent, or other person or entity relating to any vacation offered by Trafalgar. Departure Date The departure date is the date indicated on the Trafalgar confirmation. Security Security is a major concern to all of us and the situation globally is constantly changing. Events around the world, coupled with the “Travel Advisories” put out by various governments, may at times necessitate changes to the accommodations and itinerary or even trip cancellation. You must accept these risks involved in travel to any country that may experience security difficulties and accept responsibility for your own travel decisions. WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE GUIDED VACATION PRICE Inter-city Travel By private motorcoach, trains, cruises and ferries (see itineraries). Air Transportation Not included unless otherwise outlined in each itinerary page price panel. Please be advised that due to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Secure Flight rules, airlines must collect required information from guests. For more information regarding TSA’s Secure Flight rules, please visit www.tsa.gov. Guided Vacation By air-conditioned luxury motorcoaches. On London sightseeing and some regional vacations, including the Middle East, motorcoaches without toilet facilities are used. If due to circumstances beyond our control motorcoaches are used otherwise than as advertised, a refund of $10 per person will be made. Toilets may be affected by higher altitude or extreme weather conditions such as freezing temperatures and for the comfort of those on board the motorcoach the toilets may have to be closed. In these circumstances additional rest breaks will be incorporated into the itinerary. Hotel Accommodations Prices are per person, based on two persons sharing a double room with private bath or shower. Triple rooms may be available on selected vacations in limited numbers. Triple rooms will often feature one foldaway bed plus one double bed. Three adults may find these rooms small and suitcase space slightly restricted. They are generally more suitable for two adults and one child. Every effort has been made to reserve two-bed rooms; however, on some occasions, rooms with one double bed may be the only choice available. These rooms will be allocated to single travelers and couples first; other rooms may feature a single bed and rollaway bed, murphy bed or sleeper sofa. A limited number of double rooms are available with our Guaranteed Room Share service. Trafalgar shall not be responsible or liable for any claims or issues arising out of the roommate pairing. Special room requests (adjacent, connecting or lower-floor rooms, as examples) must be made at time of booking. Special room requests are not guaranteed

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and are based on availability at time of check-in. Many hotels are 100% smoke-free, including all guest rooms, restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms and public spaces. Smoking in a nonsmoking room may result in a fine. Accommodations outside of the USA may not be in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act and may not have wheelchair accessibility. Substitute hotels may be used sometimes. We try to use hotels of similar standard. Hotel Frequent Traveler program points are not earned with hotels on Trafalgar vacations. Note hotel room sizes, standards, facilities and services provided may vary from country to country and region to region and are often local in style. Cruises Per person prices are based on two persons sharing a cabin with two berths, private shower and toilet. A limited number of single cabins are available at an extra cost. On Nile cruises, triple rooms are not available. Free WiFi Internet Service Complimentary WiFi service is available in many Trafalgar hotel guestrooms and/or the public areas of most hotels. In most countries complimentary WiFi is also provided on-board the motorcoaches. The WiFi on the motorcoaches uses the cellular phone network and as a result the connection will be slower than standard broadband and at times may not be available. Audio and Video streaming is not available using motorcoach WiFi. In some countries this service will not be available. Please note that it is not available on train trips, or when the main Trafalgar motorcoach is not being used, such as on transfer motorcoaches and other local services. For further information on which countries WiFi is offered in as well as daily data allowances please refer to the Trafalgar website www.trafalgar.com/wifi. Travel Director Guided vacations are conducted in English by a professional Travel Director. In Egypt, only itineraries of 10 guests or more will be guided by a Travel Director. In Turkey and Israel vacations are conducted by a Local Expert. In the unlikely event that there are fifteen guests or less traveling on a departure, Trafalgar reserves the right to operate this departure on an individual basis with private transfers and individual arrangements. Please refer to the individual guided vacation. Itinerary extensions are operated on a locally hosted basis using regular English-speaking Local Host services. Meals Meals are included as detailed on itineraries. Sightseeing Experiences, entrance fees and an Englishspeaking Local Specialist (when required) are included as detailed in the itinerary pages. Transfers Between airports, hotels, railway stations and piers are included as indicated on each guided vacation itinerary. There will be no refund for missed or unused airport transfers. If you did not purchase your flights from Trafalgar, you will need to provide your arrival and departure flight information to Trafalgar at the time of booking. It is your responsibility to update Trafalgar with any changes to your flight schedule to ensure that you receive your transfers. Failure to do so may result in missing these services and no refund shall be due for missed arrival transfers resulting from missing or outdated flight information. Transfers in London are only included if guests have booked a Land and Air package with Trafalgar. Porterage Baggage handling of one suitcase per person, at each guided vacation hotel and porter service at airports for intra-air inclusive guided vacations, is included in the guided vacation price. Due to limited motorcoach capacity, a single bag is allowed with dimensions not exceeding 30”x18”x10” (76x46x25cm) and weight not exceeding 50 lbs (23kg). Airlines may impose stricter weight and size limits for luggage and may also charge fees for checked baggage, including the first checked bag. Please check with your airline(s) directly for their most current baggage regulations and related fees. Trafalgar is not responsible for additional fees imposed by air carriers regarding baggage. A charge of US$6/CA$6 or local currency equivalent per traveling day will be collected by the Travel Director if a second piece of baggage is permitted to be carried, or if suitcase exceeds weight or size limits. This is not assurance that luggage in excess of limits on size, weight and number of pieces will be permitted on the motorcoach. Carry-on/hand luggage is restricted to one piece per person, not exceeding 12”x11”x6” (30x28x14 cm) to fit under your motorcoach seat or in the small overhead compartment. Carry-on/hand luggage handling is the responsibility of each guest and must be taken on and off the motorcoach by you each day of the guided vacation. Carry-ons with telescopic handles and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartments or under seats and,

therefore, cannot be accepted as carry-on luggage. Trafalgar and Trafalgar’s affiliated entities shall not be liable for loss or damage to baggage or any guest’s belongings. Guests should immediately report lost items to the Travel Director who will assist in completing a lost property form that can be used for an insurance claim. Trafalgar cannot assist in locating lost items after the guest disembarks or completes the Trafalgar vacation. Tips/Gratuities Tips and gratuities are included for services on guided vacation, except to your Motorcoach Driver, Local Host, Local Specialists and Travel Director whose tips/gratuities should be extended on a voluntary, individual basis at the end of your vacation. Included tips/gratuities cover all services provided by dining-room waiters, housekeeping staff and porters at hotels. Optional Prepaid Gratuities If you have prepaid your gratuities to your Travel Director and Driver, this will be detailed within your vacation vouchers and vacation documentation. Please note that prepaid gratuities cover only the land portion of your vacation itinerary. We offer this option on the majority of our vacation itineraries. Please check the vacation price panels for the applicable vacations where this option is available. NOT INCLUDED IN GUIDED VACATION PRICE Any items and matters not referred to above, including, airfares to and from your destination, air-related taxes and fees (except where specified); additional fees charged by airlines such as checked and/or excess baggage, seat selections and any other services; passport and visa fees; insurances of all kinds; tips/gratuities to Travel Directors, Local Hosts, Local Specialists and Motorcoach Drivers; laundry; phone calls; minibar; beverages and meals not detailed in the itinerary; Optional Experiences; and all items of a personal nature. Additional taxes and surcharges may be collected by foreign governmental and non-governmental entities. The price does not cover costs and expenses, including your return home, if you leave the guided vacation whether of your own volition, our decision based on behavior that disrupts the trip, due to illness, action by any government or other reason. This list is illustrative and not a complete list of every item not included. RESERVATIONS & PAYMENTS 1. Your guided vacation will be confirmed after receipt of a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit as detailed in the Summary Information table. We reserve the right to refuse a booking without giving any reason and shall in that event return any deposit received. If not received within 3 calendar days of booking, the reservation will automatically be canceled. On certain departures, deposits may be required at time of booking to hold seats. 2. Air-inclusive bookings may require an additional nonrefundable deposit or payment in full at the time of booking, see Air Arrangements section. 3. Final payment for your land reservation will be due prior to departure no later than as detailed in the Summary Information table. Payment in full will be required at time of booking for reservations made less than 45 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table) prior to the departure date. 4. Trafalgar reserves the right to cancel the reservation and impose cancellation charges if any payment is not received as detailed within the Summary Information table above. Trafalgar will not be responsible for lost land and/or air reservations. 5. Credit Card Bookings: Trafalgar should be advised of your credit card number when making your reservation directly with us. For security purposes, we are required to collect the guest’s credit card billing address, card expiration date and the customer verification code every time a payment is applied. 6. Any special meal requirements, including allergies, must be provided at time of booking and are received on a REQUEST basis only. Trafalgar cannot assure special meal requests will be fulfilled and does not assume responsibility or liability if requests are not fulfilled. 7. Your Travel Agent shall hold all monies for each and every person named in the booking until the booking is confirmed at which time your Travel Agent shall provide those monies promptly to us. You consent to us depositing monies received by us as required by law. We will be entitled to keep interest earned on monies. You consent that all monies paid to us whether through your Travel Agent, by deposit or otherwise, may be disbursed by us as and when we see fit.

Early Payment Discounts Discounts are applied at the time of booking, apply to the LAND-only portion of vacations featuring the “Early Payment Discount” in the price panel, and require full payment by the applicable discount deadline dates (see Your Savings section), but no later than 45 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table) prior to departure for land-only vacations. If full payment is not received by the correct date - as stated on the invoice - the discount will be removed and the booking will be re-priced. These discounts are not valid on all itineraries or departure dates; do not apply to optional extensions, airfares, government taxes and fees, air flight supplements, extra nights’ accommodations, transfers or any cruise portion of a vacation. Normal cancellation penalties apply. This offer is subject to availability, applies to new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Travel Documents Provided full payment has been received travel documents will be sent in electronic format no later than 21 days prior to departure. You may opt to receive hard copy documents in which case these will be sent you approximately 21 days prior to the departure date. A documents shipment fee of $10 per address will be charged for each additional delivery address. If final payment is not received when due, costs to courier documents will be your or your Travel Agent’s responsibility. If you are leaving home earlier, please request your travel documents well in advance. If travel documents are required the next day or earlier than 21 days prior to departure date a fee of $35 per mailing address will apply. Any documents delivered outside the USA will incur a minimum fee of $50. Actual cost will be advised at time of booking. Passports & Visas All guests including children must be in possession of a machine-readable passport and applicable visas. Please refer to ‘Passports and Visas’ section on page 81. Your Travel Agent will advise you as to information and travel documents (such as passports, visas, affidavits, etc.) that will be needed for each person for whom travel services are being booked. Trafalgar bears no responsibility for such information. All guests require a passport valid for 6 months after their trip return date and may require visas. Some countries require multiple entry visas. For specific visa requirements at time of booking please contact your Travel Agent for more details. It is the guests’ responsibility to ensure he/she travels with the appropriate documents. Please ask your Travel Agent for advice or a third-party company that obtains visas on your behalf. Please note that entry to another country may be refused even if the required information and travel documents are complete. Obtaining and carrying these documents is your sole responsibility. Trafalgar will not be responsible for advising and/or obtaining required travel documentation for any guest, or for any delays, damages, and/or losses including missed portions of your vacation or cancelation related to improper documentation. Due to government imposed security/ immigration measures, passport and emergency contact information is required for all guests prior to the release of travel documents. BOOKING CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS Booking Changes A fee of $35 or more per person, per change and any further cost we incur, will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed with payment unless the change increases the price of the booking. Costs and charges may increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made. We will try to make your requested change but it may not be possible. A change of guided vacation date or itinerary within 45 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table) of departure date will be treated as a cancellation. Cancellation fees will apply except when the change is to an earlier departure date and the guided vacation price is equivalent or greater, in which case a $35 (or more) per person amendment fee will be charged. Name changes or corrections will be treated as a cancellation and fees may apply. You must also pay any charges imposed by airlines for any changes, including name and date changes. This can be up to 100% of the value of the ticket. CANCELLATIONS AND CANCELLATION FEES: Travel arrangements for any member of the party may be canceled at any time by written notice by the person who made the booking. Please note the following: • If notice of cancellation is received by Trafalgar more than 45 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table) prior to the guided vacation departure date, deposit will be retained along with the Travel Protection payment.

• If full payment is not received 45 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table) prior to departure date, Trafalgar has the right to cancel your reservation. Trafalgar will not be responsible for lost reservations. • Notice of cancellation must be made in writing directly to Trafalgar or through your Travel Agent. Please also refer to Trafalgar’s Travel Protection. • If a person in a party cancels and there is a room change caused by this cancellation (such as a Double to Single, or Triple to Double), charges for the new room type will be the responsibility of the remaining party. The charges detailed in the Summary Information table will apply when notice of cancellation is given after the booking is confirmed. • If a guest fails to join the guided vacation on the day of departure, cancellation fees will be 100% (unless the guest notifies us of the delay and joins the guided vacation later at their own expense). • Cancellation fees apply to additional accommodations and/or chargeable transfers prior to and after the guided vacation or cruise reserved through Trafalgar and are additional to any cancellation fees or other charges that may be levied by your Travel Agent. • Additional hotel accommodations and/or chargeable transfers canceled within 14 days of booked date will incur a 100% cancellation fee. For cancellation outside 14 days before the booked date the following fees will be charged: 46 days and over $35 per person 45-22 days 25% of price for the accommodations and/or chargeable transfers 21-15 days 30% of price for the accommodations and/or chargeable transfers • Travel Agent fees and cancellation charges may also apply. • Airline Flights/Tickets: After deposit has been received, any change prior to airline ticketing incurs a $35 service fee per person or if after ticketing a$75 service fee per person. This is in addition to any airfare rate increase and any additional change fees imposed by the Airline. Some airfares including published fares booked by Trafalgar are non-changeable and non-refundable. See Air Cancellation Section below. • Trafalgar is not responsible for other travel arrangements that you or your party has made outside Trafalgar and which are affected by our cancellations. If the reason for your cancellation is covered under your insurance, you may be able to reclaim these charges from your insurer. You or your Travel Agent are responsible to make the claim to your insurer. Illness or Absence Early return expenses are the guest’s responsibility. There is no refund for absence or early departure from a guided vacation, including but not limited to missed hotels, transfers, meals or sightseeing. Trafalgar urges you to purchase travel insurance to cover such circumstances. Trafalgar makes no representation or guarantees concerning reimbursement, scope of coverage, or other aspects of any travel insurance policy or claim. AIR ARRANGEMENTS Reservations/Ticketing Air-inclusive bookings require an additional non-refundable deposit at time of booking. Upon receipt of air deposit, your airfare, taxes and surcharges are final. This will be regardless of future price fluctuations up or down. When booking a guided vacation including flights, you will be required at the time of booking to provide us the full name as detailed on the passport, date of birth, passport number, date and place of issue and expiration date for each guest. Changes to flight itineraries and name changes and/or corrections may either not be allowed or may result in penalties charged by the airline. These are the guest’s responsibility. Airlines (and other travel providers including Trafalgar) change prices and routes from time to time. All air routings are in the sole control of the airline and are subject to change at any time. Air Cancellation Cancellations prior to airline ticketing, incur a service fee of $50 per person plus loss of air ticket deposit. Cancellations after airline ticketing, incur a service fee of $75 per person, loss of air ticket deposit. This is in addition to airline imposed penalties which may be up to 100% of the air ticket price which will be charged for on cancellation. Some airfares including published fares booked by Trafalgar are nonchangeable and non-refundable.

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Lost ticket replacement can take up to one year and processing fees may be assessed. Airline Availability Seats are limited in our contracted class of service and may not be available on every flight. Trafalgar does not hold block space on any airline and does not assure seat availability for every single guided vacation departure date. Airline Seating Not all airlines offer pre-assigned seats. Some may charge for pre-assigned seats. Any additional charge imposed by airlines will be at guests’ expense. Where pre-assigned seats are not offered or different seats are desired, guests must contact airline(s) direct to arrange seating assignments. Seating is solely under the airline’s control, as are itinerary changes due to flight delays and schedule changes. Trafalgar reserves the right to offer alternative schedules for itineraries affected by airline schedule changes and equipment. Flight delays, flight cancellation and schedule changes are the responsibility of the airline. Trafalgar will not be responsible or liable for such delays or rescheduling. Airline Fuel Surcharges and Air-related Taxes, Fees and Restrictions Airfares will be provided at time of booking, will be based on roundtrip purchase, and will include air-related taxes, fees and fuel surcharges imposed by the airlines. Any additional fees charged by the airlines such as baggage handling (visit www.trafalgar.com/baggage), seat selections and/or any other services are the sole responsibility of the guest(s). Airline Special Requests Seat assignment and special meal requests can be requested at time of booking. Trafalgar does not assure the request will be granted. Frequent Flyer miles can be accrued on most air carriers. Upgrades using mileage are not permitted. Many airlines do not automatically add frequent flyer numbers to records for flights booked and ticketed by Trafalgar. It is the guest’s responsibility to request frequent flyer credit from the airline. Trafalgar shall not be responsible for matters concerning frequent flyer miles. General Information & Conditions Guided Vacation Prices Are based on costs, charges, tariffs, rates, prices, taxes, levies, exchange rates and other considerations as of the production date of this brochure (see back cover). All are subject to change. For up-to-date pricing contact your Travel Agent or visit www.trafalgar.com. No surcharges regarding cost or currency fluctuations will be made to the LAND only price once the deposit is received. No refund will be made on account of reduction of any of the above. If the total guided vacation price increases by more than 10%, guests will have the option to cancel the guided vacation within 7 days of notification of the surcharge without penalty. All prices are in US Dollars unless specified. Other Fees and Taxes Taxes and fees are subject to change without notice and will be confirmed at time of booking. Any additional fees charged by the airlines such as baggage handling, seat selections, and/or any other services are the sole responsibility of the guest(s). Additional air-related restrictions apply. Guided Vacation Participation On all guided vacations children under 5 years of age are not eligible to travel. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who will be responsible for their welfare and supervision. Alcoholic beverages will not be served to guests under the legal age for alcohol consumption in the country being visited. Minors under age 18 traveling to certain foreign countries must be accompanied by both parents or have a notarized letter of consent signed by the parent(s) not traveling. Trafalgar is not responsible for any losses if you fail to have appropriate documentation. If the other parent is deceased or the child has only one legal parent, a notarized statement must be obtained as proof. Trafalgar seeks to provide a safe, enjoyable and memorable travel experience for all guests. Trafalgar welcomes guests with special needs or disabilities. Please note the following: - Guests must advise Trafalgar, in advance, as early as possible, of any physical, medical or other special needs that require accommodating. Trafalgar will make reasonable modifications to its policies, practices and procedures when necessary, unless doing so will fundamentally alter the nature of the services provided. - Guests must ensure they are medically and physically able to travel. - Trafalgar may impose safety requirements. Trafalgar may exclude an individual from participating in a guided vacation or an activity if the individual’s participation poses a threat to the health or safety of others. This decision, made solely by Trafalgar, to exclude an individual will be based on an individualized assessment based on reasonable judgment that relies on current medical evidence or on the best available objective evidence to determine the nature, duration and severity of the risk, the probability that potential injury will occur and whether reasonable modifications of policies, practices or procedures will mitigate the risk. No refunds will be given if the decision is made to exclude a guest. - Trafalgar does not provide personal devices (suchas wheelchairs, hearing aids or prescription eye glasses) or services of a personal nature (such as eating, toileting or dressing). A traveler who requires services of a personal nature (eating, toileting or dressing, as examples) should strongly consider bringing a companion to provide such assistance and must understand that other travelers, Travel Directors and Trafalgar Staff will not be available for such purpose. - Regrettably, motorized scooters are not allowed on guided vacations. - Trafalgar does not employ medical personnel. Any necessary medical attention must be sought at a local facility, if available, at the guest’s expense. Trafalgar is not responsible or liable for losses or costs incurred due to unavailability of medical services, or medical services obtained while on vacation, or for the quality of the care or services received. Medical care in other countries is not always comparable to care that you may receive in your local area. You are encouraged to purchase medical insurance that will cover you while on vacation. Your regular health insurance benefits may not apply abroad.

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- In purchasing your vacation, you attest that you are physically fit for it. If you have concerns please request additional details about your journey from your Travel Agent or Trafalgar. - Some guided vacations include rough terrain, extensive walking over cobblestone streets, uneven pavement, steps and/or locations which may not be easily accessible or accessible by wheelchair. During the guided vacation, Trafalgar may make arrangements with carriers, hotels and other independent suppliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities which Trafalgar does not control. Accommodations on international guided vacations may differ from those in the United States. Trafalgar cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for guests traveling on international guided vacations. Many Optional Experiences are operated by independent third party suppliers, not Trafalgar. These are not part of the vacation package provided by us. Your contract will be with the operator of the experience. We are not responsible for providing of the experience, or anything that happens during the experience. Some experiences involve outdoor activities and/or can be physically demanding. You must make your own decisions about experiences and participate only in activities that suit your physical ability: we suggest that you speak with your medical provider if you have questions about your abilities. We recommend you check whether any insurance you have also includes your participation in adventure activities you may undertake. Trafalgar may, in its sole discretion, decline booking any guest or remove any guest who cannot comply or refuses to comply with Trafalgar’s terms and conditions. If this occurs, you are responsible for the cost of travel back to your hometown and Trafalgar shall not be liable for your losses and no refund shall be provided. Behavior We are here to provide the best services possible but in doing so we will not tolerate abusive or aggressive behavior from our Guests. We will refuse to deal with and may terminate the vacation of guests who assault our Company Representatives or who are abusive or aggressive. When you make a booking, you accept responsibility for the proper conduct of all members of your party during your stay. We reserve the right at any time to terminate the travel arrangements and/or cease to deal with any party member(s) whose behavior, in the reasonable opinion of us or our suppliers, may cause danger, upset, disruption or distress to anyone else or damage to property. Full cancellation charges will apply and no refund will be made. We shall have no obligation to pay compensation or meet any costs or expenses (including but not limited to alternative accommodations and return transportation arrangements) guest may incur as a result of the travel arrangements being terminated. If you damage the accommodations in which you are staying or any property, you must reimburse the accommodations provider or property owner concerned for the cost of the damage before the end of your stay if the cost has been established by then or as soon as it has been established if later. You must indemnify us for the full amount of any claim (also including legal costs) made against us. Criminal proceedings may be instigated. Trafalgar is not responsible for any costs incurred concerning a guest removed from a guided vacation or aircraft, ship or train. Guests agree not to hold Trafalgar or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these terms and conditions. Young Traveler Discount The Young Traveler must be under age 18 on the departure date to be eligible for the discount, and must be accompanied by an adult, sharing a double room. The Young Traveler must be the specified age at the start of travel to be eligible for the discount. Only one Young Traveler discount per room is permitted. This discount can be combined with our Travel With Family and Friends Discount. The Young Traveler discount may not be applicable on certain itineraries or regions. Please see ‘Your Savings’ for details. Itinerary Variations Trafalgar strives to improve guided vacation itineraries, services and features. If improvements can be made, or if circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods multiple departures may operate, sometimes in reverse order; hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages. On guided vacations which include cruises, the ship may be changed for operational reasons. Departures in early and late season are potentially operated in cool weather conditions. As a result, itinerary variations may occur. Certain activities may not be precisely as described or may not be available due to seasonality or weather conditions. We will try to notify you or your Travel Agent of changes. If your enjoyment may be diminished by such limitations, please check with us or your Travel Agent before making a reservation. Trafalgar’s ‘Be My Guest’ experiences are unique and take place in singular locations. In the unlikely event that our local hosts are unable to welcome Trafalgar guests, Trafalgar will attempt to find an alternate experience or a highlight meal will be provided in place of the ‘Be My Guest’ experience. Holidays & Changes During local or national holidays, certain facilities such as museums, sightseeing trips and shopping may be limited or unavailable. In such instances itinerary changes are made by Trafalgar seeking to reduce inconvenience to guests. Such changes are deemed not to be a major change to the itinerary, and no compensation will be payable to guests. Holidays, closing days and other circumstances may necessitate a change of the day of the week for scheduled highlight dinners, regional meals, sightseeing or other activities. If, you feel your enjoyment might be diminished by any of these circumstances please check with the respective national tourist office before selecting a specific departure date. Extended stays If you arranged with us to remain at a destination before or after your guided vacation, your stay will be at your sole expense as is the transfer to either the hotel or airport. Please see the ‘Extend Your Stay’ section for a list of pre- and post-guided vacation accommodations. Space is limited and if available is for up to three nights before and/ or after each guided vacation. Breakfast and luggage handling is not included unless otherwise noted. Trafalgar does not

provide complimentary transfers for guests booking pre-and post-night accommodations. However, inexpensive airport transfers can be purchased from Trafalgar. If your extra night accommodations is not the hotel where your guided vacation begins or ends, you will be responsible for your transfer arrangements at your own expense. For your comfort Trafalgar operates a daily seat rotation system and enforces a strict no smoking (including e-cigarettes) and no alcohol policy on board motorcoaches. Regular comfort stops are made on traveling days. Many hotels, restaurants, trains, cruises and other venues are 100% smoke free. Guided Vacation Cancellation Trafalgar reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any guided vacation departure in any circumstances, including in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made by Trafalgar any time prior to departure date of the guided vacation except when you failed to pay the final balance on time, Trafalgar will either refund the amount received for the guided vacation booking, or offer a comparable vacation if available. Trafalgar will refund any difference in price if the alternative is of a lower price however, the Guest will be responsible for additional costs if the alternative is priced higher. Trafalgar is not responsible for other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations and is not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on other travel arrangements including air tickets. Travel Insurance Trafalgar recommends that all guests purchase comprehensive Travel Insurance. Certain countries have a requirement for foreign visitors to have valid medical insurance on entry. Trafalgar cannot be held responsible for denied entry if a guest is unable to provide details to authorities of insurance or denial of entry for any reason. Disclaimer of Warranties The Operator warrants only that the services shall be generally, though in view of the vagaries of travel, not necessarily precisely, as described, and subject to changes and the other terms and conditions herein. All other warranties, express and implied, including warranties of fitness for a specific purpose and merchantability are expressly excluded. There is no warranty that extends beyond the description of the face hereof. Responsibility Complete Agreement These booking conditions, together with the other terms incorporated into this contract referred to below, represent the entire agreement between the parties. Changes The Operator shall be responsible to the guest for supplying the services and accommodations described in this brochure, except where they cannot be supplied or the itinerary is changed due to delays or other causes of whatever kind or nature beyond the Operator’s control. In such circumstances, the Operator will seek to supply comparable services, accommodations and itineraries and there shall be no refund in these circumstances. Disclaimer of Liability Neither Trafalgar nor the Operator nor its agents or affiliated entities shall be responsible or liable for cancellations, acts of other service providers, diversions or substitution of equipment or any act, variation, postponement, omission or default by air carriers, land carriers, hoteliers or hotels, transportation companies, or any other persons providing services or accommodations to guests including any results thereof, such as changes in services, accommodations or facilities. Nor shall they be liable for loss or damage to baggage or property, or for injury, illness or death, or for any damages or claims whatsoever arising from loss, negligence or delay from the act, error, omission default or negligence of any person not its direct employee or under its exclusive control, including any act, error, omission, default, or negligence of any country, government or governmental authority, officer or employee. Trafalgar shall not be liable for indirect, special or consequential damages. All baggage and personal effects are at all times and in all circumstances at the risk of the guided vacation participant. Trafalgar recommends that guest obtain baggage insurance. After return at the end of the guided vacation, if lost articles are found and returned to the owner, a service fee will be charged. The Travel Directors, carriers, hotels and other suppliers who provide services on guided vacation are independent contractors; they are not agents, employees or servants of the Operator or its associated companies. All certificates and other travel documents for services issued by the Operator are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the carriers and suppliers and to the laws of the countries in which the services are supplied. Carriage by sea is subject to the Carrier’s Conditions of Carriage which are expressly incorporated into this contract, copies of which are available upon request. The Operator is not responsible for any criminal or other conduct by third parties, whether criminal, intentional, grossly negligent, negligent or otherwise. Additional Risks Additional risks and dangers may arise including, but not limited to, hazards of traveling in undeveloped areas, hazards of travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft and other means of conveyance, animal interactions, forces of nature, political unrest, other unrest, hazardous local customs and practices, differing levels of sanitation, differing standards of safety, risks associated with water, food, plants, insects and differing animal regulation, accident or illness in areas lacking means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities, and acts of national and local governments and unrest and acts of others against governments. These risks are not an exhaustive list but are examples of many kinds of risks. You are voluntarily participating in these activities with the knowledge that there are significant dangers involved, and you hereby agree to accept any and all risks. As lawful consideration for the agreement with Trafalgar to participate in such trips and activities you agree you will not make a claim against Trafalgar or its personnel or sue for bodily injury, emotional trauma, death, property loss or damage or other loss, cost or expense, however caused, as a result of or related to your contracting for, traveling to or from, or in any and every other way participating in the trip. You release Trafalgar, its related companies and its personnel from any and all claims, known or unknown, arising from contracting for, traveling to or from, and in any and every way participating in a trip. This release of liability and assumption of risk agreement is entered into on behalf of you and all members of your family and party, also including minors accompanying you. This agreement also binds your heirs, legal representatives and assigns. Safety Where the guest occupies a motorcoach seat fitted

with a safety belt, neither Trafalgar nor the Operator nor its agents or co-operating organizations or service providers will be liable for any injury, illness or death or for any loss or damages or claims whatsoever arising from any accident or incident, if the safety belt is not being worn at the time of such an accident or incident. This exclusion and limitation of liability shall not be used to imply that the Operator or its agents or affiliated entities are liable in other circumstances. International Treaties Transportation companies, airlines etc. are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time guests are not on board planes, transportation or conveyances. We rely on international convention which may apply to the services provided by us, our suppliers or agents with respect to any claim of any nature brought by you against us as a result of the provision of those services. International conventions which apply may include: Warsaw Convention 1929, (as amended by Hague Protocol and Montreal Protocol) in relation to air travel, or Montreal Convention; the Berne Convention for rail travel; Athens Convention 1974 for carriage by sea; the Geneva Convention for carriage by road and the Paris Convention 1962 for Hotels. We are to be regarded as having all the benefits of these conventions on limiting our liability in relation to any claim for death, injury, loss, damage and delay to guests and luggage. Enrolment in and payment for a guided vacation shall constitute agreement and acceptance by the guest of the terms and conditions in this brochure. These cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company. Trafalgar Tours West Inc Limited Role Trafalgar Tours West, Inc., a California corporation, serves only as sales representative, and is not responsible for any activity beyond its limited role in arranging reservations and ticketing. Trafalgar Tours West, Inc. shall not be responsible or liable for any act, omission or default, whether negligent or otherwise, of any other entity whether or not affiliated with the operator. Choice of Law and Venue Selection This Agreement is deemed to be entered into in Orange County, California. The exclusive venue for any action concerning the interpretation, enforcement, or breach of any term, obligation, or duty as contained or related to these Terms and Conditions shall be solely in the Superior Court of California in or for Orange County or the United States District Court for the Central District of California. This Agreement shall be construed according to the internal laws of California without regard to conflicts of law principles. All guest claims must be submitted in writing and received by Trafalgar no later than 60 days after completion of the Trafalgar vacation. Guest claims not submitted and received within this time shall be deemed to be waived and barred. Errors and Omissions In the case of computer or human billing errors, we reserve the right to re-invoice participants with correct billing. Every effort is made to ensure brochure accuracy at the time of going to press; however Trafalgar cannot be held responsible for printing or typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. Moreover, photographs and descriptions of locations or attractions are merely representative of conditions that existed at time of brochure printing and conditions may not be the same at the time of your journey. The airline(s) featured or nominated in this brochure do not by virtue of their endorsement of this brochure commit or represent themselves either as contracting with any purchaser of a vacation from Trafalgar group or as having any other legal relationship with them. All bookings made with any provider of any transport, facilities, meals, other goods or of any services are subject to terms and conditions and exclusions and/or limitations of liability imposed by them in relation to matters not covered particularly and expressly by our agreement with Trafalgar. If you decide that you do not want to visit a country or part of a country you intended to visit because of any law, condition or requirement of any government or governmental authority, official, servant or agent, you are responsible for any costs, expenses, charges, fees, losses or damage incurred as a consequence and any cancellation or amendment fees. None of the companies in the Trafalgar group of companies, or any of their servants or agents, accept any responsibility or liability for your acts, omissions, defaults, conduct, state of health, condition or circumstances.

California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund. Data Protection To process your guided vacation booking, Trafalgar will need to use personal information for you and guests in your booking. Personal information may include each guest’s name, address, phone number, email address, passport number, and sensitive information such as health, medical, dietary, mobility, religious or other special requirements. This personal information may be passed on to other suppliers of your travel arrangements in addition to public authorities (such as customs and immigration), security and credit checking organizations, and otherwise as required by law. We may need to provide personal information to contractors who provide services to or for us (e.g. sending mail, providing marketing assistance, etc). This may involve sending personal information (including sensitive information) to other countries that may not afford the same level of protection of personal information. In making your booking, you consent to your personal data being passed to relevant third parties as set out above. We may also use personal information you provide us to review and improve the guided vacations and services we offer, and to contact you (by post, email, telephone or other means) about other guided vacations and services offered by Trafalgar that may interest you. If you don’t want to receive this information, or if you want a copy of the personal information we hold about you, write to us at TRAFALGAR TOURS WEST INC., 801 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim, California 92805. Trafalgar may charge a fee for supplying you this information as permitted by law. OTHER CONDITIONS Each guest is required to comply with the terms, conditions, requirements, laws, rules and/or regulations of any service provider, or any country or governmental authority, and shall be liable for any such non-compliance. Booking Arrangements Your booking arrangements can be made through your Travel Agent or with us directly. When you make a booking you must be at least 18 years of age at the time of booking. You are guaranteeing that you understand and have the authority to accept and do accept on behalf of yourself and all members of your party the terms of these booking conditions. We will deal only with the lead booking name in all subsequent correspondence and dealings. You are responsible for making all payments due, ensuring the accuracy of all personal details and other information supplied in respect of yourself and your party, notifying us of any changes or cancellations and for receiving correspondence and keeping your party informed. Additional Optional Experiences With Trafalgar, you will enjoy many famous highlights as included features on your guided vacation, at no extra cost. An exciting array of additional Optional Experiences and Activities may be made available to further enhance your experience. These Experiences and Activities are optional, and are offered at special preferential prices. They can be booked only after you start your guided vacation, as many of them are carefully programmed to coincide with highlights available at the time of your visit. A detailed list and cost of these will be included in your travel documentation as well as available on the Trafalgar website. You can book and pay for them through your Travel Director, by cash or credit card. Optional Experiences may vary due to seasonal conditions and require minimum guest participation. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please also see the relevant section of “Guided Vacation Participation” regarding limitation (exclusion) of our liability for Optional Experiences operated by independent third party suppliers. Financial Protection US$20 MILLION your peace of mind guarantee The traveling public has always been concerned about protection of advanced bookings. As part of Trafalgar’s commitment to providing our customers with peace of mind in all dealings with Trafalgar, TravCorp Financial Services Ltd has provided a letter of credit to Trafalgar of US$20 Million in respect of all customers traveling with Trafalgar. United States Tour Operator Association $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program Trafalgar Tours Ltd shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of The Travel Corporation who, as an Active Member of the USTOA is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to be used to reimburse, according to the terms and conditions of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of Trafalgar Tours Ltd customers in the unlikely event of The Travel Corporation bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by The Travel Corporation may be sufficient to provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by Trafalgar Tours Limited. Complete details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program and a list of affiliates may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 2014, New York, New York 10016, or by email to information@ustoa.com or by visiting their website at www.USTOA.com

COMPLAINT PROCEDURES & CONSUMER PROTECTION Complaint Procedure If you have a problem during your vacation please inform Trafalgar’s Travel Director/Local Representative immediately, who will try to make things right. If the matter was not resolved locally, please write to Trafalgar’s Guest Relations Department at the address below within sixty (60) days of the end of the Trafalgar vacation, as it is important that you provide us the information quickly. Please quote your booking reference number and all relevant information. Failure to follow this procedure may delay or deny us the opportunity to investigate and rectify the problem, which may affect the way your complaint is dealt with and your rights under this contract. Accordingly, any claim not received in TRAFALGAR TOURS WEST INC writing within this time is waived and barred. 801 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim, California 92805 Guests who purchase from within California Tour Operators: Transactions entered into with Trafalgar are covered by the California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund (TCRF) if the guest Trafalgar Tours Ltd, Travel House, Rue du Manoir, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2JH, Channel Islands is located in California at the time of payment. Eligible guests may file a claim with TCRF if the guest is owed a refund of more The Trafalgar group of companies has Marketing/Sales/ than $50 for transportation or travel services which the seller Administrative offices/agents in: of travel failed to forward to a proper provider or such money Australia, Canada, China, Guernsey, Hong Kong, India, Israel, was not refunded when required. The maximum amount United Kingdom, Ireland, Malaysia, which may be paid by the TCRF to any one guest is the total New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, amount paid on behalf of the guest to the seller of travel, not to Switzerland, Thailand and the USA. exceed $15,000. A claim must be submitted to the TCRF within For further information visit our website at: 12 months after the scheduled completion date of the travel. A www.trafalgar.com claim must include sufficient documentation to prove your claim and a $35 processing fee. Claimants must agree to waive their This brochure supersedes any other prior brochure on the right to other civil remedies against a registered participating market. See back cover for brochure version and print date. seller of travel for matters arising out of a sale for which you file Major Credit Cards Accepted a TCRF claim. You may request a claim form by writing to: Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation, P.O. Box 6001, Larkspur, CA 94977-6001; or by faxing a request to: (213) 897-8846 Guests purchasing from outside of California Transactions entered into with Trafalgar are not covered by the

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