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... holidays, moments and memories Trafalgar trips are the best. We know because our guests and travel agents tell us so − over and over again.

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... prices, price guarantee and discounts • P review Europe and Britain lets you secure your Summer 2017 holiday at 2016 prices. Just book before 9th October 2016.* • +  Pay by the 28th February 2017 to save an additional 10%.** • W  hat's more, past Trafalgar guests receive 5% off their 2017 land price and when booking two or more trips of 7 days or longer save an additional 2.5%. • Y  our price is then guaranteed, even if regular trip prices increase with the release of the brochure.

Just a taster We have chosen to feature some of our best Europe and Britain 2017 trips. Go to www.trafalgar.com to find your perfect 2017 holiday.

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* T  rafalgar’s 2017 Europe & Britain Preview pricing is available on select itineraries featured on the Trafalgar website and identified as “Preview 2017” only, and is valid until 9th October 2016. A non-refundable deposit is required per standard booking conditions to lock in “best price”. If the holiday price is higher once the main brochure is released in mid-September, Trafalgar will honour the lower Preview rate; if it is lower, Trafalgar will refund the difference. ** Full payment is due by 28th February 2017. Please note all itineraries, hotels and prices are subject to change and will be finalised when our 2017 Europe brochures are released.

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Independently rated guest satisfaction

97%

Alhambra Palace, Granada, Spain.

... ways to discover Europe AT LEISURE

COUNTRY EXPLORER

Regional EXPLORER

Taking it at an easier pace, stay for two or three nights per destination. Travel days don’t begin before 9am and you spend free time as you wish.

Become a connoisseur of a rich and colourful area in a specific country. Explore its people, stories and culture in depth.

Explore a region in two or more countries. Whether it's the Alps or the Mediterranean, we'll make sure your journey of discovery is as in-depth as it is enjoyable.

DISCOVERIES

FAMILY EXPERIENCES

HIDDEN JOURNEYS

Meticulously orchestrated, these itineraries move seamlessly from one destination and iconic sight to the next. Maximise your travel time by covering more ground. Get treated to the full symphony, stress-free, in a single trip lasting 7 - 29 days.

Family Experiences are designed so the entire family can explore together. They serve up adventure for all, childfriendly fun and a lighter pace to suit every generation of the family.

Travelling in smaller groups (up to 26 people), access exclusive places that might otherwise be difficult to reach. Go off the beaten track, deeper into the destination and away from the crowds to discover hidden treasures.

CRUISE, RAIL AND COMBINATIONS

Special Interest

Over land, over water, by coach, by train... Explore a destination by the transport most suited to it, from having breakfast on the deck of a boat to being lulled by the rhythmic chugging of a train.

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Holidays that focus on a particular theme or interest, from English country gardens to gastronomic delights.

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ITALY

16 trips

Italy, a feast of mouth-watering cuisines, art, style and beauty. Experience the country where Michelangelo dreamed up his masterpieces, gladiators crossed swords and Romeo and Juliet defied the stars. Explore this inimitable destination, from where regional flavours suffused the globe to become worldwide favourites. Discover our full range of itineraries @

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A SELECTION OF OUR FAVOURITE ITALIAN HOLIDAYS GREAT ITALIAN CITIES

10 DAYS

Visits - 2 countries

Code: IGICB

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

▶ Orientation of Pisa.

FROM**

SAVE UP TO** US$283PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna and Venice. Small Group Sightseeing with a Local Specialist for Secret Venice and the Rialto.

▶ Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the amazing Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, the Roman Colosseum in Rome and St. Francis’ Basilica in Assisi.

▶ Cultural Insight Ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by famous architect Donato Bramante, in a part of the Vatican not open to the public.

▶ Cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square in Venice.

US$2395

PP†

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

▶ Be My Guest You will be welcomed by the owners of a magnificent villa in the Tuscan hills and visit the mill where the organic olive oil is produced. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS 9 nights

13 meals

CRUISE Connection

AT LEISURE

**Price from US$2395 based on Great Italian Cities departing 28 Jul 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$283 based on Great Italian Cities departing 1 Sep 2017. Conditions apply.

11 DAYS

Visits - 2 countries

Code: ITBE

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

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SAVE UP TO** US$280PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi and Florence.

US$2625

▶ See the ancient sites of Rome.

▶ City tour in Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna and Venice.

ITALY BELLISSIMO

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▶ View Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Byzantine St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice.

The beauty and grace of Italy is a kaleidoscope of colours, fragrances and tastes, explored on a trip that ventures from the interior to the coast, and the sultry, sun-soaked island of Capri.

▶ Cultural Insight Visit an inlaid wood factory in Sorrento. ▶ Be My Guest Visit an ‘Agriturismo’ farmhouse in the heart of Tuscany for a delicious Italian meal. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi and Florence.

Colosseum in Rome, the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Monte Cassino, the excavations at Pompeii and St. Francis Basilica in Assisi. ▶ Cruise to the beautiful Isle of Capri and by private launch to St. Mark’s Square in Venice. ▶ View the ancient sites of Rome, Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino, the Faraglioni Rocks on the Isle of Capri, the Byzantine St Mark’s Basilica, Santa Croce Basilica, Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Duomo in Florence. **Price from US$2625 based on Italy Bellissimo departing 19 Aug 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$280 based on Italy Bellissimo departing 7 Sep 2017. Conditions apply.

▶ Orientation of Venice and Siena. 10 nights

15 meals

CRUISE Connection

COUNTRY EXPLORER

▶ Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the amazing Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel and the Roman

BEST OF ITALY

13 DAYS

Visits - 2 countries

Code: ITBO

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

FROM**

SAVE UP TO** US$338PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi, Milan and Florence.

US$3175PP†

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.

▶ Be My Guest Enjoy a unique experience by taking a boat to an Island on Lake Maggiore for a delicious meal. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi, Milan and Florence. ▶ Orientation of Venice.

12 nights

19 meals

CRUISE Connection

COUNTRY EXPLORER

▶ Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museum, the Roman Colosseum, 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, Juliet’s Balcony in Verona, the Byzantine St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, 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. **Price from US$3175 based on Best of Italy departing 19 Jul 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$338 based on Best of Italy departing 1 Sep 2017. Conditions apply.

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†Per person twin share. For departure dates, availability, prices and full terms and conditions that apply please visit www.trafalgar.com/preview. Saving based on booking now and paying in full by 28th February 2017.

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BRITAIN AND IRELAND

21 trips

Steeped in history and mystery and dappled with legends, lakes, lochs and laughter. From north to south, the islands and highlands of Britain and Ireland provide a wealth of grand travel adventures. The royal treatment awaiting you includes castles, cottages and cream teas, character-ďŹ lled towns and cities, and mesmerising green landscapes. Discover our full range of itineraries @

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A SELECTION OF OUR FAVOURITE BRITAIN AND IRELAND HOLIDAYS BEST OF IRELAND

10 DAYS

Visits - 1 country

Code: IRBO

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

FROM**

SAVE UP TO** US$208PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Dublin.

US$1975

PP†

Our in-depth focus on Eire, this round-trip reveals how Ireland’s landscapes determine its lifestyle, uniting popular essentials like kissing the Blarney Stone with unique meetings with local characters.

▶ Cultural Insight Visit the Dunbrody Famine Ship to gain an insight into the plight of Irish Emigrants in the 1800’s. Visit the House of Waterford Crystal showroom and workshop. ▶ Be My Guest Enjoy foraging for food on the nearby beach before your home cooked lunch. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Dublin.

9 nights

15 meals

COUNTRY EXPLORER

▶ Orientation of Waterford, Killarney, Limerick, Galway and Donegal.

BRITAIN AND IRELAND HIGHLIGHTS Visits - 5 countries

Code: BBIH

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

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▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin.

US$1950

PP†

Engineering, invention and Romantic Poets, the epic diversity squeezed into a remarkably tiny region is explored through the towns, cities and countryside of Britain and Ireland.

▶ Cultural Insight Visit the Irish National Stud Farm. Visit the House of Waterford Crystal for a workshop tour. ▶ Be My Guest Enjoy Welsh hospitality at a vineyard near Cardiff. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

▶ Visit the Glasnevin Trust in Dublin, famine ship in New Ross, the crystal showroom at Waterford, Blarney to kiss the stone and gain the ‘gift of the gab’, Adare, Bunratty folk park, Cliff s of Moher, the rugged Burren, mystical Connemara, Kylemore Abbey, the Marian Shrine at Knock and County Donegal. ▶ View St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Phoenix Park in Dublin, King John’s Castle and St. Mary’s Cathedral in Limerick and the Cathedral of Galway and Donegal Castle. ▶ Scenic drives along the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula. **Price from US$1975 based on Best of Ireland departing 21 Apr 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$208 based on Best of Ireland departing 21 Jul 2017. Conditions apply.

8 DAYS the Waterford Crystal showroom, the Roman Baths in Bath and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge. ▶ View York Minster, Glasgow Cathedral and George Square, Kilkenny Castle and Gardens. ▶ See the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. **Price from US$1950 based on Britain and Ireland Highlights departing 22 Apr 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$205 based on Britain and Ireland Highlights departing 1 Jul 2017. Conditions apply.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin. ▶ Orientation of York, Glasgow, Cardiff and Bath. 7 nights

10 meals

REGIONAL EXPLORER

▶ Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-uponAvon, Edinburgh Castle, the town of Gretna Green, the Irish National Stud farm and Japanese Garden,

BEST OF IRELAND AND SCOTLAND Visits - 3 countries

Code: BIAS

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

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SAVE UP TO** US$385PP†

▶ Cultural Insight Visit the Irish National Stud, home to some of Ireland’s finest thoroughbreds. Enjoy a factory tour and showroom visit of Waterford Crystal.

US$3495

PP†

Wild scenery, hearty cuisine, warming ▶ Be My Guest Enjoy dinner on a traditional Irish working farm. whisky and Guinness. This Gaelic adventure introduces you to the classic ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure. symbols of Ireland and Scotland, and the secret and secluded alternatives. YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Dublin, Londonderry/Derry, Belfast and Edinburgh. ▶ Orientation of Waterford, Limerick, Galway and Glasgow. 14 nights

21 meals

REGIONAL EXPLORER

▶ Visit the Irish National Stud the Waterford Crystal showroom, Blarney Castle, the UNESCO World

15 DAYS Heritage Site of the Giant’s Causeway, Titanic Museum, St. Mungo’s Cathedral, the battlefield of Culloden, Pitlochry and Edinburgh Castle ▶ View Galway Cathedral, Eilean Donan Castle and the 18th green at St Andrews. ▶ See Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Phoenix Park in Dublin, King John’s castle in Limerick, the battlefield of Culloden and Loch Lomond. ▶ Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry. **Price from US$3495 based on Best of Ireland and Scotland departing 15 Apr 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$385 based on Best of Ireland and Scotland departing 24 Jul 2017. Conditions apply.

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†Per person twin share. For departure dates, availability, prices and full terms and conditions that apply please visit www.trafalgar.com/preview. Saving based on booking now and paying in full by 28th February 2017.

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FRANCE, PORTUGAL, SPAIN AND MOROCCO

13 trips

A sun-struck fiesta of flavours, colours and aromas to indulge the senses. La vie en rose awaits you in Europe’s south. From mellow Morocco to the beaches of Normandy, this region is brimming with warmth and style; ancient chateaux and quaint villages, sublime dining, and exquisite coastlines in contrast with chic, cosmopolitan cities. Discover our full range of itineraries @

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A SELECTION OF OUR FAVOURITE FRANCE, PORTUGAL, SPAIN AND MOROCCO HOLIDAYS BEST OF FRANCE

13 DAYS

Visits - 2 countries

Code: FBOF

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

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SAVE UP TO** US$328PP†

▶ Local Specialist in Carcassonne and Paris.

US$3025

PP†

Châteaux, chic beach resorts, cheese and wine – all you want to see and taste in France. But this in-depth experience also peels back the layers to reveal the soul of this great country.

▶ Be My Guest dinner in the atmosphere of a 17th century traditional farmhouse. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS

▶ See the Roman Ampitheatre and the Cathedral in Arles.

▶ Insider walking tour in Paris.

▶ Scenic drive through Dordogne and Loire Valley.

▶ City tour in Carcassonne. ▶ Orientation of Paris, Beaune, Lyon, Avignon, Monaco, Nice, Arles, Lourdes and Bordeaux.

12 nights

19 meals

COUNTRY EXPLORER

15 DAYS

Visits - 2 countries

Code: SBES

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

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SAVE UP TO** US$300PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Barcelona, Granada, Seville, Córdoba, Toledo and Madrid.

US$2825

**Price from US$3025 based on Best of France departing 23 Jul 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$328 based on Best of France departing 14 May 2017. Conditions apply.

▶ Visit the Hospice de Beaune, Chateau Chenonceau, D-Day Museum, Claude Monet’s home at Giverny and the Eiffel Tower.

BEST OF SPAIN

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▶ View the Papal Palace in Avignon, The Royal Palace, Cathedral while in Monaco, Promenade des Anglais and Place Massena in Nice, St. Bernadette’s Grotto in Lourdes, Esplanade des Quinconces in Bordeaux, the Abbey of Mont St. Michel and the D-Day Beach of Omaha while in Normandy.

This sample of everything Spanish reveals its best, and most debated sides – from its cosmopolitan city life to its on-going passion for Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls.

▶ Be My Guest Enjoy a local meal at an olive oil mill where you learn how the oil is produced from the 6,000 olive trees. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Barcelona, Seville, Cordoba, Toledo and Madrid.

Cathedral in Seville, the Mosque of the Caliphs in Cordoba, the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo and the Prado Museum in Madrid. ▶ View the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, La Concha Bay in San Sebastian, the Cathedral of Zaragoza, the Castle of Peñiscola, Serrano and Quart Towers and the City of Arts and Sciences complex designed by Santiago Calatrava in Valencia, and the Cave Houses of Guadix. **Price from US$2825 based on Best of Spain departing 30 Jun 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$300 based on Best of Spain departing 1 Sep 2017. Conditions apply.

▶ Orientation of Burgos, Santander, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Pamplona and Valencia. 14 nights

21 meals

COUNTRY EXPLORER

▶ Visit The Tomb of El Cid in Burgos, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, the Rock of Gibraltar,

SPAIN, MOROCCO AND PORTUGAL Visits - 3 countries

Code: SMAP

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

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SAVE UP TO** US$283PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Rabat, Seville and Lisbon.

US$2695

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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.

▶ Cultural Insight Visit an inlaid steel factory in Toledo, see local craft smen at work. Visit a Moroccan pharmacy for insight into the production of healing creams and cosmetics from local produce. ▶ Be My Guest Dinner in a typical Andalusian white-washed Finca with a family who own an olive oil Mill and cultivate lemons. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

16 DAYS ▶ Orientation of Tangier, Casablanca, 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. **Price from US$2695 based on Spain Morocco and Portugal departing 1 Jul 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$283 based on Spain Morocco and Portugal departing 6 May 2017. Conditions apply.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS 15 nights

22 meals

REGIONAL EXPLORER

▶ City tour in Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Fez, Marrakesh, Rabat, Seville and Lisbon.

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†Per person twin share. For departure dates, availability, prices and full terms and conditions that apply please visit www.trafalgar.com/preview. Saving based on booking now and paying in full by 28th February 2017.

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CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

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A kaleidoscope of enjoyable experiences, from the unspoiled, craggy Croatian islands to the vibrancy of Germany. Central and Eastern Europe are rich in diverse traditions. The region has a fascinating wartime history, boasting Bohemian romance, rustic charm and the extravagance of the far-north cities, all topped o with the breathtaking Swiss Alps. Discover our full range of itineraries @

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A SELECTION OF OUR FAVOURITE CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE HOLIDAYS BEST OF SWITZERLAND

9 DAYS

Visits - 3 countries

Code: SWBOA

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

FROM**

SAVE UP TO** US$278PP†

▶ Cultural Insight See speciality wood carvers at work in Brienz.

US$2475

PP†

Scenic lakeside towns, views of the Matterhorn and an Alpine journey along the famous Bernina Express route – this round-trip from Zurich reveals Switzerland at its best.

▶ Be My Guest This very small family run winery lies in the hills above a valley and enjoys stunning views over Lake Lugano. Your hosts are originally from the Swiss German part of the country but settled in the warmer climes of the Ticino area in order to produce wines. Visit the vineyards and then take a walk to the homestead where you will have a short tour of the nearby winery and enjoy a tasting over lunch.

▶ Visit the Federal capital Berne, the town of Evian, Montreux, the Castle of Chillon, Zermatt, Locarno, St. Moritz, Interlaken and Brienz. ▶ View the Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument in Lucerne, the Jungfrau and Matterhorn mountains (weather permitting), Lake Maggiore, Lake Lugano and Lake Como. **Price from US$2475 based on Best of Switzerland departing 8 Apr 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$278 based on Best of Switzerland departing 3 Jun 2017. Conditions apply.

▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS 8 nights

12 meals

COUNTRY EXPLORER

▶ Orientation of Zurich and Lucerne.

IMPERIAL EUROPE

10 DAYS

Visits - 5 countries

Code: CEOX

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

FROM**

SAVE UP TO** US$215PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg.

US$1975

PP†

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.

▶ 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.

▶ Visit Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, the Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest and the Baroque town centre 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. **Price from US$1975 based on Imperial Europe departing 13 Oct 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$215 based on Imperial Europe departing 15 Sep 2017. Conditions apply.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg. 9 nights

14 meals

REGIONAL EXPLORER

▶ Orientation of Munich and Regensburg.

PRAGUE, VIENNA AND BUDAPEST Visits - 4 countries

Code: CPVB

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

FROM**

SAVE UP TO** US$200PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Small Group Sightseeing in Prague, enjoy an expert guided walking tour with a group size of no more than 25 guests.

US$1895

PP†

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.

▶ 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.

10 DAYS ▶ 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, Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest. ▶ View the Presidential Palace and Old Town of Bratislava and the Hofburg Palace and Imperial Boulevards of Vienna. **Price from US$1895 based on Prague, Vienna and Budapest departing 14 Apr 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$200 based on Prague, Vienna and Budapest departing 1 Sep 2017. Conditions apply..

▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS 9 nights

12 meals

AT LEISURE

▶ City tour in Prague, Vienna and Budapest.

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†Per person twin share. For departure dates, availability, prices and full terms and conditions that apply please visit www.trafalgar.com/preview. Saving based on booking now and paying in full by 28th February 2017.

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NORTHERN EUROPE, SCANDINAVIA AND RUSSIA

4 trips

Explore treasures and masterpieces in the north, where Vikings and czars once reigned. Let the natural wonders and beauty of the north dazzle you: Norway’s fjords, the colours of Copenhagen and the splendour of Scandinavia's mountains. In St Petersburg, admire the spellbinding ‘onion dome’ architecture and the awe-inspiring State Hermitage museum, once the official residence of the Russian monarchy. Experience both the expected and the unexpected. Discover our full range of itineraries @

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A SELECTION OF OUR FAVOURITE NORTHERN EUROPE, SCANDINAVIA AND RUSSIA HOLIDAYS WONDERS OF ST. PETERSBURG AND MOSCOW Visits - 1 country

Code: SWHS

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

FROM**

SAVE UP TO** US$210PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in St. Petersburg and Moscow. Small Group Sightseeing in St. Petersburg, enjoy a guided tour of the Hermitage Museum with a group size of no more than 25 guests.

US$1875

PP†

Russia’s two sides come face to face on this ‘twin city’ break. Starting in St. Petersburg and ending in the metropolis of Moscow, linked by high-speed train, it unites classic and modern.

▶ Be My Guest This is a unique opportunity to meet and chat with the locals at the Theater of Youth in the centre of St. Petersburg. You will be welcomed by the theater staff and taken on a short tour. See short dances on the stage by students and enjoy drinks and canapés in one of the beautiful theater halls.

8 DAYS ▶ Visit the Hermitage Museum for a sightseeing tour and the St. Peter and Paul Fortress. ▶ View the Tsar’s Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great while in St. Petersburg. In Moscow view Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral and the Walls of the Kremlin. **Price from US$1875 based on Wonders of St. Petersburg and Moscow departing 23 Apr 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$210 based on Wonders of St. Petersburg and Moscow departing 14 May 2017. Conditions apply.

▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

7 nights

10 meals

AT LEISURE

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in St. Petersburg and Moscow.

SCENIC SCANDINAVIA AND ITS FJORDS Visits - 3 countries

Code: SCFAA

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

FROM**

SAVE UP TO** US$365PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm.

US$3475

PP†

Dramatic fjords. Quaint ‘stave’ churches. Cosmopolitan capitals. Denmark, Norway and Sweden’s charm and traditions pack every moment of this beautiful trip, taken by rail, road and water.

▶ Cultural Insight Take a railway ride through the scenic Norwegian countryside to Flam. ▶ Be My Guest Dinner of local Norwegian specialities on a farm that dates back to the 15th century. Enjoy a guided tour at the farm and meet the animals before learning about the farm’s history. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

14 DAYS ▶ Visit Odense where Hans Christian Anderson was born, Stavanger, the Sognefjord, Geiranger, the Stave Chuch at Lom, the Olympic town of Lillehammer, Hamar, Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo and Stockholm’s City Hall. ▶ View The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen, Haakon’s Hall in Bergen, the Geirangerfjord and Oslo’s Royal Palace. **Price from US$3475 based on Scenic Scandinavia and its Fjords departing 6 Aug 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$365 based on Scenic Scandinavia and its Fjords departing 3 Sep 2017. Conditions apply.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. 13 nights

21 meals

REGIONAL EXPLORER

▶ Orientation of Bergen.

BEST OF FINLAND, RUSSIA AND THE BALTIC STATES Visits - 6 countries

Code: SCEH

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

FROM**

SAVE UP TO** US$360PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in St.Petersburg, Moscow, Minsk, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn and Helsinki.

US$3325

PP†

On top of the must-see Russian cities and dramatic scenery, this trip reveals a rarer side of Europe, in its more unusual and unvisited countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus.

▶ Authentic Accommodation Hilton Leningradskaya is an iconic landmark in itself, it dominates Moscow’s skyline and gives you a deeper insight into the city’s history. ▶ Be My Guest at a traditional farm, close to Minsk.

15 DAYS the Peter and Paul Chruch in Vilnius, the Hill of Crosses in Siauliai and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tallinn. ▶ View Red Square in Moscow, Nevsky Prospekt and St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg and the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki. **Price from US$3325 based on Best of Finland, Russia and the Baltic States departing 23 Apr 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$360 based on Best of Finland, Russia and the Baltic States departing 28 May 2017. Conditions apply.

▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Minsk, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn and Helsinki. 14 nights

22 meals

REGIONAL EXPLORER

▶ Visit the St.Peter and Paul Fortress and Hermitage Museum in St.Petersburg, the Kremlin in Moscow,

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EUROPEAN DISCOVERIES

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Make sure you get the icing on the cake with a thrilling Discoveries holiday. Meticulously orchestrated, the full itineraries of our Discoveries trips move seamlessly from one destination and iconic sight to the next. You get the most from your travel time, covering more ground, and get treated to the full symphony, stress-free, in a single trip lasting 7-29 days. Discover our full range of itineraries @

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A SELECTION OF OUR FAVOURITE DISCOVERY HOLIDAYS EUROPEAN HIGHLIGHTS

7 DAYS

Visits - 6 countries

Code: EHIG

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

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SAVE UP TO** US$198PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Paris.

US$1725

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

▶ Cultural Insight Enjoy a cuckoo clock making demonstration in the Black Forest. ▶ Authentic Accommodation Grand Hotel Europe in Lucerne is your traditionally Swiss accommodation, located next to a Lake and beautiful surrounding scenery. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Paris.

▶ Visit the Rhine Falls in Schaff hausen, the Lion Monument in Lucerne and the Eiffel Tower in Paris. ▶ Cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine. ▶ View the White Cliff s of Dover, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne and the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Opera House in Paris. ▶ See the Lorelei Rock, Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields. **Price from US$1725 based on European Highlights departing 16 Apr 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$198 based on European Highlights departing 10 Sep 2017. Conditions apply.

▶ Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg and Lucerne. 6 nights

9 meals

DISCOVERY

EUROPEAN TRAVELLER

8 DAYS

Visits - 5 countries

Code: ETAVA

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▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Paris, Florence and Rome.

US$2025

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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.

▶ Cultural Insight Visit a traditional glassblowing factory in Venice. ▶ Authentic Accommodation Grand Hotel Europe in Lucerne is your traditionally Swiss accommodation, located next to a Lake and beautiful surrounding scenery. ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

▶ Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. ▶ View the White Cliff s 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. **Price from US$2025 based on European Traveller departing 23 Jul 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$215 based on European Traveller departing 24 Sep 2017. Conditions apply.

YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Paris, Florence and Rome. ▶ Orientation of Lucerne and Venice. 7 nights

10 meals

DISCOVERY

EUROPEAN WHIRL

12 DAYS

Visits - 9 countries

Code: EWHI

YOUR INSIDER EXPERIENCES

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SAVE UP TO** US$315PP†

▶ Local Specialist For included sightseeing in Rome, Florence and Paris.

US$2875

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▶ Cultural Insight Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop in Venice.

A bestseller for a reason, this journey ▶ Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise around Europe’s most popular Hidden Treasure. countries and cities brings together the best of its history, scenery, legends, YOUR INCLUDED SIGHTS ▶ City tour in Rome, Florence and Paris. locals and experiences.

▶ 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, the Vineyards of Burgundy and the Somme Battlefields. **Price from US$2875 based on European Whirl departing 16 Apr 2017. Conditions apply. Save up to US$315 based on European Whirl departing 21 May 2017. Conditions apply.

▶ Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne. ▶ Visit St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome and the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

11 nights

16 meals

DISCOVERY

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