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BEST ESCOURTED TOURS OPERATOR

AUTUMN, WINTER & SPRING GUIDED HOLIDAYS

www.trafalgar.com EUROPE • NORTH AFRICA EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN NOVEMBER 2013 TO APRIL 2014

UP TO

17% OFMFER

SUM ES PRIC

16 EXPERTLY PLANNED GUIDED HOLIDAYS MAGICAL CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR FESTIVE CELEBRATIONS AUTHENTIC LOCAL DINING & UNIQUE INSIDER EXPERIENCES INCLUDED FIRST CLASS ACCOMMODATION, FLIGHTS & TRANSPORTATION


Travel with the insider Trafalgar is your friend in every destination, who introduces you to the locals and shows you places you didn’t even know existed. Plus, with our exclusive Insider Experiences on every itinerary, you will have an authentic holiday you wouldn’t get travelling any other way - and all at unbeatable value! See www.trafalgar.com for inclusions on each itinerary.

FESTIVE CELEBRATIONS Treat yourself to a hassle-free festive season as you stroll magical Christmas markets and enjoy a delicious Christmas meal with all the trimmings or herald-in the New Year with spectacular fireworks in picturesque locations.

AUTUMN & SPRING SAVINGS Capture the beauty of colourful spring blooms and soft autumn hues against a backdrop of iconic sights, all while enjoying fewer crowds and savings of up to 17% compared to the summer months.

WINTER SUNSHINE Take a break from winter and soak up some sunshine on a guided holiday to the Mediterranean, North Africa or the Middle East! Get an in-depth experience of the local culture while soaking up some much-needed rays.

WHAT’S INCLUDED Sit back and relax while Trafalgar take care of it all! Enjoy a range of our First Class inclusions while saving up to 17% on the same holiday in summer. • First Class accommodation

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• Scheduled flights and luxury coach travel*

• Daily breakfast and approximately half of your evening meals

• VIP door-to-door airport transfers in UK*

• Travel Directors and Local Guides

• Airport transfers in destination (conditions apply)

• Exclusive sightseeing and Insider Experiences

• Exclusive Be My Guest dining experiences

• Christmas and New Year festive celebrations

*Applicable to all itineraries except those except those starting/ending in London.


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INSIDER EXPERIENCES Trafalgar takes you to all the must-see sights and enriches your guided holiday with exclusive Insider Experiences:

Be My Guest Dining B

Unique Insights l

Hidden Treasures G

Local Specialities I

dining – an authentic taste of regional delicacies hosted by local families. surprise sights and experiences away from the usual tourist path.

Local Guides 5

places of unique cultural significance to a particular area.

take sightseeing to a whole new level with their hometown knowledge.

traditional crafts and produce that give an insight into a region and its people.

BON APPÉTIT! Trafalgar ensures you get a true taste of the local culture by savouring authentic food specific to the region you visit. You’ll relish Highlight Meals of local delicacies and Be My Guest dining experiences at family homes, wineries and working farms.

A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP Whether in grand cities or tranquil countryside, Trafalgar’s guests stay in First Class hotels that perfectly compliment each itinerary. We select every hotel for quality, impeccable service and comfort to ensure you’re well rested for the exciting day ahead. For more information go to www.trafalgar.com

FLIGHTS, TRANSPORT & VIP DOOR TO DOOR TRANSFERS Our guided holidays include scheduled flights* with the world’s leading airlines, return door-to-door airport transfers° in the UK and luxury coach travel throughout your holiday. *Flight supplements may apply. °Terms and conditions apply.

FURTHER SAVINGS Book early*

Single Travellers

- Pay now and save up to 7.5%

We offer guaranteed room share on most itineraries; however, if you prefer not to share we offer low single room supplements.

Frequent Traveller Discount* - Save 5%

Triple room sharing reduction*

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Please check www.trafalgar.com or your Trafalgar Worldwide 2013 brochure for more details. *Terms and conditions apply.

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G

Central & Eastern Europe

1 M

Salzburg, Austria

Christmas Market, Salzburg

1

2

Weimar

FRANKFURT 1 Würzburg Rothenburg

8

1 NUREMBERG

Starts Frankfurt Departure dates

Nov 24 - 26 Nov Nov 28 Dec 1 Dec 4 Dec 6 - Dec 8 Dec 10 - Dec 12

Start

End

Ends Berlin Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1475 £1475 £1475 £1475 £1475 £1475

£290 £280 £290 £280 £290 £280

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Ref: WMAR

• Christmas Markets • Frankfurt • Rothenburg • Nuremberg • Dresden • Berlin

Experience a truly magical christmas with a guide to the oldest and most exciting German Christmas Markets. Visiting Rothenburg, Nuremberg and Dresden for a historical and cultural insight into the traditional food, decorations and music typical of a German Christmas. Be enchanted by the wonderful christmas decorations and absorb the positive festive spirit.

DRESDEN

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

4

Days

Leipzig

ERFURT Eisenach

St. Moritz, Switzerland

German Christmas Markets

BERLIN 2

GERMANY

Gingerbread Hearts, Germany

• Christmas Markets in Würzburg, Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Wartburg Castle, Erfurt, Dresden and Liepzig. • Frankfurt See the medieval Römerplatz during the orientation tour of this impressive city. • Rothenburg Orientation of this picturesque medieval city. • Nuremberg See St. Sebald’s Cathedral and the Christmas market stalls on your orientation.

• Berlin Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes views of the Reichstag, Tiergarten and Brandenburg Gate. Note: Christmas markets are generally open from the beginning of the Advent until 23 December 2013. Trafalgar reserves the right to subsitute sites and Christmas market inclusions in keeping with the events of the seasons.

• Dresden Orientation includes the Zwinger Palace and Opera House.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.


GERMANY

Imperial Europe

PRAGUE

2

10

CZECH REPUBLIC

Days

Regensburg

1 1 MUNICH 1 SALZBURG

SLOVAKIA Bratislava

2 VIENNA

BUDAPEST

HUNGARY

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Frankfurt Departure dates

Nov 1 - Dec 6 Dec 13 Dec 20 Dec 27 Jan 3 - Mar 21 Mar 28 - Apr 11

2

Györ

AUSTRIA

Start

End

Ends Berlin Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1585 £1599 £1625 £1665 £1575 £1585

£320 £320 £320 £320 £320 £320

Ref: WEOX

• Munich • Regensburg • Pilsen • Prague • Bratislava • Budapest • Györ • Vienna • Melk • Salzburg

Be amazed by the architecture of the Olympic Stadium in Munich, Germany. Enjoy the Czech Republic’s lively capital of Prague and visit medieval Bratislava in Slovakia. Explore Budapest in Hungary, catch an opera show in Austria’s capital, Vienna, and follow the Danube Valley past the impressive Melk monastery. An imperial experience to treasure forever! • Munich See the Olympic Stadium, Marienplatz and Ludwigstrasse.

• Györ Visit the Baroque town centre.

• Regensburg Orientation of this medieval town.

• Vienna View the Hofburg, City Hall, Imperial Boulevards and State Opera House.

• Pilsen See the town famed for beer making.

• Melk See the 900 year old Benedictine Abbey.

• Prague See St. Vitus’ Cathedral, Charles Bridge, the Old Town Square and view Prague Castle on your walking tour.

• Salzburg See Mozart’s birthplace and the Mirabell Palace and gardens on your walking tour.

• Bratislava Visit the capital of the Slovak Republic.

Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal.

• Budapest View the Chain Bridge and visit the UNESCO listed Castle Hill District and Fisherman’s Bastion.

Swiss Delight

Ref: WSWDE

ST. GALLEN

2

ZURICH 1

7

Days

• St. Gallen • Liechtenstein • St. Moritz • Bellinzona • Lugano • Lucerne • Zurich

1 LUCERNE

Vaduz

LIECHTENSTEIN

SWITZERLAND

View the magnificent mountain scenery on this Swiss Delight itinerary which brings to light the wonderful seasonal spirit, through St Gallen, St Moritz, Engadine Valley, Lugano and Zurich give you a taste of the luxuries Switzerland has to offer.

1 ST. MORITZ Bellinzona

• St. Gallen Visit the impressive UNESCO World Heritage 16th century library within the monastery complex in this picturesque heritage town (subject to winter opening times). • Liechtenstein Visit the capital, Vaduz.

• Lucerne Orientation includes the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge as well as an included cable car trip to the summit of Mount Pilatus (Please note that operation of the cable car is subject to weather conditions).

• St. Moritz Visit the exclusive mountain resort.

• Zurich Orientation includes the medieval Old Town.

• Bellinzona Visit this town containing three UNESCO World Heritage castles.

Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal.

LUGANO

1

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Zurich

Start

End

Ends Zurich

Departure dates

Oct 12 - Dec 14 Dec 21 Jan 4 - Mar 29

Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1599 £1725 £1599

£260 £260 £260

• Lugano Stay in this scenic lakeside town.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.

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European Discoveries

Heidelberg, Germany

Canals, Amsterdam

European Highlights

NE

TH THE ER LA ND

S

AMSTERDAM

1

7

GERMANY

Boppard St. Goar

RHINELAND

Days

River Cruise

1

Schaffhausen

LUCERNE 2 SWITZERLAND

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Start

End

Starts Amsterdam Ends Paris Departure dates

Nov 3 Nov 10 - Dec 15 Dec 22 Dec 29 Jan 5 - Jan 12 Jan 19 - Feb 9 Feb 16 - Mar 30

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Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1375 £1350 £1465 £1499 £1350 £1375 £1350

£250 £250 £250 £250 £250 £250 £250

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Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

Ref: WHIL

• Amsterdam • Rhine Valley • Heidelberg • Black Forest • Schaffhausen • Lucerne • Paris

Gothic cathedrals, medieval castles, fairytale forests, roaring waterfalls, sprawling vineyards… Uncover the highlights of Europe from Amsterdam to Cologne, through the Rhine Valley, the Black Forest, Lucerne and Burgundy, finishing in Paris – the glittering prize on your journey of discovery! See the Louvre, Champs Elysees and Notre Dame and climb the Eiffel Tower for stunning views across this elegant city.

Heidelberg

PARIS 2

FRANCE

Trevi Fountain, Rome

• Amsterdam Orientation includes the Mint Tower, Tower of Tears, Dam Square, and ‘Skinny Bridge’. • Rhine Valley Cruise from Boppard to St. Goar (weather permitting). • Heidelberg View the ancient castle. • Black Forest Scenic drive though the picturesque Black Forest. • Schaffhausen Visit the impressive Rhine Falls.

• Lucerne View the Lion Monument and see the Chapel Bridge. • Paris View Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées and the Louvre with your Local Guide. Enjoy spectacular city views from an included ascent to the second level of the Eiffel Tower. Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.


ENGLAND LONDON

European Traveller

Dover Calais

PARIS

8

2 LUCERNE LIECHTENSTEIN

FRANCE

1

SWITZERLAND

Days

VENICE

ITALY 1

FLORENCE

1 2 ROME

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts London Departure dates

Nov 3 - Dec 15 Dec 22 Dec 29 Jan 5 - Mar 23 Mar 30

Start

End

Ends Rome Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1450 £1535 £1575 £1450 £1475

£280 £280 £280 £280 £280

Note: This itinerary includes one way scheduled flights from Rome and complimentary one way private VIP door-to-door airport transfer.

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• Dover • Paris • Lucerne • Venice • Florence • Rome

Europe will come alive for you on this fantastic itinerary. From the elegant Parisian boulevards and beautiful lakeside Lucerne to romantic Venice, Florence and Rome in Italy. These cities are bursting with history, evident in the array of ancient monuments and attractions available for you to explore. Be inspired as you see the breath-taking Colosseum and imagine you are living in Roman times. • Dover See the famous white cliffs. • Paris View Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées and the Louvre with your Local Guide. Enjoy spectacular city views from an included ascent to the second level of the Eiffel Tower. • Lucerne View the Lion Monument and see the Chapel Bridge.

• Rome Sightseeing tour with a Local Guide includes views of the ancient Roman Forum, the Colosseum and Circus Maximus. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica and see Michelangelo’s Pietà. Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal. One way flight and transfer is included at the end of the itinerary.

• Venice Canal cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square. View the Byzantine Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. • Florence View Signoria Square, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery and Santa Croce Basilica with your Local Guide.

European Whirl Days

Ref: WTAVA

Ref: WWWH

AMSTERDAM

ENGLAND

1

LONDON

Dover

• Amsterdam • Rhine Valley • Heidelberg • Munich • Innsbruck • Venice • Rome • Florence • Lucerne • Paris

This itinerary will inspire you! Drive scenic Alpine passes and cruise the River Rhine. See the Olympic Stadium in Munich, the Golden Roof at Innsbruck, and magnificent Renaissance wonders in Florence and Venice. Visit St Peters in Rome, breathe Lucerne’s crisp air and finish your trip on a high - with an included visit up the Eiffel Tower in Paris! • Amsterdam Orientation includes the Mint Tower, Tower of Tears, Dam Square and ‘Skinny Bridge’. • Rhine Valley Cruise the Romantic Rhine. • Heidelberg View the ancient castle. • Munich View the Olympic Stadium, City Hall and Marienplatz. • Innsbruck Marvel at the Golden Roof. • Venice Enjoy a canal cruise by private motor launch. Visit St. Mark’s Square and view the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and St. Mark’s Basilica. • Rome Sightseeing tour with a Local Guide includes views of the ancient Roman Forum, the Colosseum and Circus Maximus. Visit St. Peter’s

• •

Basilica and see Michelangelo’s Pietà. Florence View Signoria Square, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery and Santa Croce Basilica with your Local Guide. Lucerne View the ancient Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument. Paris View Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées and the Louvre with your Local Guide. Enjoy spectacular city views from an included ascent to the second level of the Eiffel Tower. Dover See the White Cliffs.

Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal. Flights and VIP transfers are not applicable on this itinerary.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.

Calais

GERMANY

Brussels Boppard

BELGIUM

St. Goar Heidelberg

PARIS 2

FRANCE

1 RHINELAND

INNSBRUCK Munich

1

LUCERNE 2

AUSTRIA

SWITZERLAND

1 VENICE

ITALY FLORENCE 1

ROME 2 Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts London Departure dates

Nov 5 - Dec 10 Dec 17 Dec 23 Dec 24 Dec 30 Dec 31 Jan 5 - Mar 25 Apr 1 Apr 8

Start

End

Ends London Land Only

Single Supp. Option

£1725 £1825 £1950 £1975 £1775 £1799 £1725 £1750 £1799

£380 £380 £380 £380 £380 £380 £380 £380 £380

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Spain, Portugal & Morocco

High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Flamenco Dancing, Spain

Beaches, Costa Del Sol

Spanish Wonder

SPAIN

BARCELONA 2

MADRID Peñiscola 2

Toledo

SEVILLE

2

Cordoba Guadix

GRANADA

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Madrid Departure dates

Start

End

Ends Barcelona Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

Nov 2 - Dec 7

£1499

£280

Dec 14

£1525

£280

Dec 21 - Dec 28

£1599

£280

Jan 4

£1525

£280

Jan 11 - Mar 22

£1499

£280

Mar 29 - Apr 12

£1525

£280

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Ref: WPWO

• Madrid • Toledo • Puerto Lapice • Cordoba • Seville • Granada • Guadix • Valencia • Peñiscola • Barcelona

Visit the Puerta del Sol and the Plaza Mayor in Madrid, the striking Synagogue in Toledo and the Mosque of Caliphs in Cordoba. Discover a wealth of majestic monuments in Seville, Granada and Valencia. Fall in love with Barcelona, a lively and creative hub featuring Gaudi’s architecture and the fascinating Gothic quarter.

1 VALENCIA

1

9

Days

Alhambra Palace, Granada

• Madrid Sightseeing includes Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and the Cervantes Memorial in the Plaza España. • Toledo Visit the Synagogue and the Church of Santo Tomé. • Puerto Lapice Visit the inn where Don Quixote was reputedly dubbed a knight. • Cordoba Visit the Mosque of the Caliphs. • Seville Visit the cathedral to see Columbus’ Tomb. Visit Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España.

• Granada Visit the Alhambra Palace. • Guadix See the cave dwellings. • Valencia See the Town Hall, Cathedral and the Serrano and Cuarte Towers. • Peñiscola See the ancient castle. • Barcelona View Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, see the monument to Columbus and visit Plaça de Catalunya and Las Ramblas with your Local Guide. Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.


SALAMANCA

Fátima

2 LISBON

Highlights of Spain & Portugal

MADRID

2 1

SPAIN

Toledo

13

Days

CÓRDOBA

1

SEVILLE

2 2

Gibraltar

Baeza

1 GRANADA COSTA DEL SOL

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Madrid Departure dates

Nov 3 - Dec 8 Dec 15 Dec 22 - Dec 29 Jan 5 - Mar 30

Start

End

Ends Madrid Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1750 £1775 £1835 £1750

£340 £340 £340 £340

Days

• Toledo • Cordoba • Granada • Costa del Sol • Gibraltar • Seville • Lisbon • Fatima • Salamanca • Madrid

Stroll along tree-lined boulevards of Spain’s capital, Madrid. Explore the Church of Santo Tomé in Toledo and view the mighty Rock of Gibraltar. Unearth centuries of history in the cathedrals, shrines and architecture of Lisbon, Cordoba and Seville. Discover local delicacies as you travel through the Iberian peninsula in grand style! • Toledo Admire the El Greco masterpiece inside the Church of Santo Tomé and visit the Synagogue. • Cordoba Visit the Mosque of the Caliphs (Mezquita) and the 14th century synagogue. • Granada Visit the spectacular Alhambra Palace. • Costa del Sol Enjoy the holiday atmosphere along the sunny coast. • Gibraltar Visit the famous Rock. • Seville Visit Maria Luisa Park. Visit Seville Cathedral.

Spain, Morocco & Portugal

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Ref: WHIG

• Lisbon View the Monument to the Discoveries, the beautiful suspension bridge and Belem Tower. Enjoy a guided visit of the Hieronymite Monastery. • Fatima Visit the celebrated shrine. • Salamanca Enjoy an orientation of this university city. • Madrid Guided visit of the Prado Museum. See the Cervantes Memorial and Puerta del Sol. Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal.

Ref: WSMP Fatima

• Madrid • Toledo • Granada • Fez • Marrakesh • Casablanca • Rabat • Seville • Lisbon • Fatima • Salamanca

2

SALAMANCA

1

• Rabat View the Royal Palace, Mausoleum and Royal Mosque. • Seville Sightseeing with your Local Guide includes views of the Bell Tower. Visit the cathedral to see Columbus’ Tomb. Visit Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. • Lisbon View Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries before visiting the Hieronymite Monastery with your Local Guide. • Fatima View the celebrated religious shrine. • Salamanca View the Plaza Mayor. Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.

1 2 MADRID Toledo

SPAIN

SEVILLE

Explore Spain, Morocco and Portugal! Admire beautiful religious monuments in Toledo, Casablanca and Seville. Visit ornate palaces in Rabat, Marrakesh and Granada. See the Puerta del Sol in Madrid and be amazed at the scenery every step of the way! • Madrid Sightseeing with your Local Guide includes views of Puerta del Sol, the Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain. • Toledo Visit the Synagogue and the Church of Santo Tomé with your Local Guide. • Granada Visit the Alhambra Palace with your Local Guide. • Fez Visit the Medina with your Local Guide. • Marrakesh Visit Djemaa el Fna Square and the Bahia Palace with your Local Guide. • Casablanca See the Grand Mosque of Hassan ll and travel the Corniche Road along the Atlantic coast.

LISBON

PORTUGAL

1

PORTUGAL

2

1

Tarifa

Ferry

RABAT Casablanca

MARRAKESH

1

2 FEZ

MOROCCO

2

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Madrid Departure dates

Nov 2 - Dec 7 Dec 14 Dec 21 Dec 28 Jan 4 - Mar 1 Mar 8 - Mar 15 Mar 22 - Apr 12 Apr 19

1 GRANADA COSTA DEL SOL

Start

End

Ends Madrid Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£2135 £2199 £2225 £2350 £2135 £2165 £2175 £2265

£450 £450 £450 £450 £450 £450 £450 £450

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Italy

Rialto Bridge, Venice

Siena, Tuscany

VENICE

ITALY Pisa

8

Days

2

2 1 ROME Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Oct 27 Nov 3 - Dec 15 Dec 22 Dec 29 Jan 5 - Feb 16 Feb 23 Mar 2 - Mar 23 Mar 30 - Apr 6 Apr 13 - Apr 20

10

Ref: WISIA

• Rome • Venice • Pisa • Florence • Siena

Italy is a feast of wondrous sights! Experience fascinating tours of the Sistine Chapel, Vatican and the Colosseum in Rome; Signoria Square in Florence and explore the medieval city of Siena in Tuscany. After all the sightseeing, take a relaxing cruise along the beautiful canals of Venice for a real taste of Italian romance.

Siena

Departure dates

Gelato

Simply Italy

2

FLORENCE

Starts Rome

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Start

End

Ends Rome Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1625 £1599 £1699 £1850 £1599 £1699 £1599 £1650 £1825

£190 £190 £190 £250 £190 £250 £190 £190 £250

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• Rome View the Forum and Circus Maximus. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum. • Venice Canal cruise by private launch. View St. Mark’s Square, the Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. • Pisa View the Leaning Tower in the Square of Miracles and see the Cathedral and its Baptistery. • Florence See the Cathedral and Signoria Square and view Ponte Vecchio. Admire Florentine leatherwork and enjoy views from Piazzale Michelangelo.

• Siena Visit this medieval Tuscan city. Orientation includes the Piazza del Campo. Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.


VENICE 3

Great Italian Cities

Bologna Pisa

10

3 FLORENCE

Days

Assisi

ITALY

3 ROME

Optional Excursion Available to Pompeii on Day 3 Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Rome Departure dates

Nov 1 Nov 8 - Dec 13 Dec 20 Dec 27 Jan 3 - Feb 14 Feb 21 Feb 28 - Apr 4 Apr 11

Pompeii Start

End

Ends Venice Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1899 £1799 £1850 £1999 £1825 £1985 £1825 £2050

£290 £290 £290 £290 £290 £350 £290 £350

Best Of Italy

13

Days

• Rome • Assisi • Florence • Pisa • Bologna • Venice

Experience the culture of ancient Rome, the Colosseum, Circus Maximus and the Sistine Chapel. Be amazed at Asissi, Pisa and Bologna, and the Renaissance treasures of Florence. Be swept away by the romance of Venice as you navigate its network of canals by boat and admire distinctive architecture and celebrated art! • Rome Sightseeing tour with a Local Guide includes views of the ancient Roman Forum and Circus Maximus. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica and see Michelangelo’s Pietà. Visit the Vatican museums and Sistine Chapel. Visit the Colosseum. • Assisi Walking tour includes a visit of St Francis’ Basilica. • Florence Admire the panoramic views from Piazzale Michelangelo. Your walking tour takes you to Signoria Square and includes views of the Duomo, Baptistery, Ponte Vecchio and Santa Croce Basilica.

Ref: WTBO

• Rome • Monte Cassino • Pompeii • Isle of Capri • Assisi • Classe • Pomposa • Venice • Verona • Milan • Lake Como • Pisa • Florence • Siena

Explore world-famous ancient monuments in Rome, the long-lost city of Pompeii and beautiful beaches on the Isle of Capri. See the ancient Romanesque Abbey of Pomposa, Juliet’s balcony in Verona and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Cruise along Venetian canals and lose yourself in the wonders of Florence, Siena and Milan on this spectacular itinerary of Italy! • Rome View the Forum and Circus Maximus. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum. • Monte Cassino Visit the Commonwealth War Cemetery. • Pompeii Visit the excavations. • Isle of Capri Cruise to the beautiful island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. • Assisi Visit St. Francis’ Basilica. • Classe Visit the Church of St. Apollinaris and admire its mosaics. • Pomposa View the ancient Romanesque Abbey. • Venice Canal cruise by private launch. View St. Mark’s Square, the Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs.

Ref: WGIC

• Verona See the Roman arena and Juliet’s balcony. • Milan Walking tour with your Local Guide includes views of the Glass Domed Galleria, the Gothic Cathedral and La Scala Opera House. • Lake Como Visit the beautiful Lake Como. • Pisa View the Leaning Tower. • Florence Admire the panoramic views from Piazzale Michelangelo. Your walking tour with a Local Guide takes you to Signoria Square and includes views of the Duomo, Baptistery, Ponte Vecchio and Santa Croce Basilica. • Siena Visit this medieval Tuscan city, home of the Palio horse race.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.

• Pisa View the Leaning Tower and the Square of Miracles. • Bologna Walking tour includes views of the Kissing Towers and Neptune’s Fountain. • Venice Canal cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square. View the Byzantine Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal.

LAKES 2 ITALIAN Verona 2 VENICE Milan

ITALY 2

Pisa

FLORENCE

Siena

Classe

1 ASSISI

ROME 1 2 Monte Cassino Isle of Capri

2

Pompeii

SORRENTO Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Rome

Start

End

Ends Rome

Departure dates

Nov 2 Nov 9 - Dec 14 Dec 21 - Dec 28 Jan 4 - Jan 11 Jan 18 - Feb 15 Feb 22 Mar 1 - Mar 22 Mar 29 - Apr 5 Apr 12

Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£2225 £2175 £2399 £2225 £2175 £2265 £2175 £2225 £2425

£390 £390 £390 £390 £390 £460 £390 £390 £460

Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal.

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Eastern Mediterranean

Tr

IZ

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Floating in Dead Sea, Israel Meteora

1

Best of Greece

KALAMBAKA

8

GREECE

Days

Thermopylae

Patras

1 DELPHI Corinth

1 OLYMPIA

Departure dates

Nov 8 - Dec 13 Dec 20 - Dec 27 Jan 3 Jan 10 - Mar 28

12

2 1 ATHENS

Mycenae

1

Whirling Dervish, Turkey

Ref: WGBO

• Athens • Corinth • Mycenae • Epidaurus • Olympia • Delphi • Thermopylae • Meteora

Discover the sites of ancient Greece. See the Parthenon and Hadrian’s Arch in Athens. Admire Agamemnon’s Palace in Mycenae and visit the spectacular amphitheatre at Epidaurus. Tread the ground where the first Olympics were held in Olympia and consult the Oracle of Delphi. Visit the impressive monasteries of Meteora, perched high above the town. Enjoy the Greek hospitality and sample the local delicacies.

NAFPLION

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Athens

Meteora, Greece

Start

End

Ends Athens Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1399 £1475 £1425 £1399

£240 £280 £240 £240

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• Athens Visit the Acropolis and view the Parthenon. Visit the Acropolis Museum. See the Agora, Royal Palace and Temple of Zeus. View Hadrian’s Arch and the stadium built for the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 with your Local Guide. • Corinth Cross the Corinth Canal and visit the ancient ruins with your Local Guide. • Mycenae See the Treasury of Atreus, Beehive Tombs, Lion Gate and Agamemnon’s Palace with your Local Guide.

• Epidaurus Admire the amphitheatre, and view the Sanctuary of Aesculapius. • Olympia Visit the Olympic Stadium and the archaeological site with your Local Guide. • Delphi Visit the home of the Oracle with your Local Guide. • Thermopylae View the battle site. • Meteora Visit two of the incredible rock monasteries. Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal. The order of inclusions may be altered over the festive period due to sites being closed.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.


ISTANBUL 1 2 1 BURSA

Gallipoli Troy

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Best of Turkey

TURKEY ANKARA

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Avanos Gordion Pergamon Goreme 2 Ürgüp Hierapolis

IZMIR 1

Ephesus

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Perge

1

CAPPADOCIA KONYA

PAMUKKALE 2 Aspendos ANTALYA

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Istanbul Departure dates

Oct 25 - Dec 6 Dec 13 Dec 20 Dec 27 Jan 3 - Jan 17 Jan 24 - Jan 31 Feb 7 - Mar 30

Start

End

Ends Istanbul Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1650 £1699 £1825 £1725 £1699 £1625 £1650

£450 £450 £450 £450 £450 £450 £450

Best Of Israel

9

Days

14

Days

• Gallipoli • Troy • Pergamon • Ephesus • Pamukkale • Hierapolis • Antalya • Perge and Aspendos • Konya • Cappadocia • Ankara • Gordion • Bursa • Istanbul

A beautifully inspiring holiday which takes you on a journey of the best of Turkey including wonderful places such as Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Hierapolis, Cappadocia and Istanbul are just a few where ancient sights and museums are visited and enjoyed. • Gallipoli See Anzac Cove and Lone Pine Cemeteries and Chunnuk Bair Cemeteries. • Troy Visit the ruins of the ancient city and see a replica of the Wooden Horse. • Pergamon Visit the Asclepion Medical Centre. • Ephesus Visit the Great Theatre, Library of Celsius, Gymnasium, Temple of Hadrian and House of the Virgin Mary. • Pamukkale See the Cotton Castle springs. • Hierapolis Visit the ruins of the Roman health spa. • Antalya Visit the Archaeological Museum. • Perge and Aspendos Visit Pamphylian, Hellenistic and Roman cities.

• Konya Visit the Mevlana Museum, home of the Whirling Dervishes, and Karatay Tile Museum. • Cappadocia Marvel at the underground city of Sarhatli, and visit Ürgüp and the Open-Air Museum at Goreme. • Ankara Visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilisation and Ataturk’s Mausoleum. • Gordion See the Earth Tumulus. • Bursa Visit the Green Ottoman Complex and the Grand Mosque. • Istanbul Sightseeing includes the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Note: Some departures may operate in reverse.

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• Jerusalem • Mount Zion • Dead Sea • Lower Galilee • Nazareth • Capernaum • Golan Heights • Tzfat (Safed) • Acre • Haifa • Megiddo • Caesarea

Israel is a delightful country, this itinerary brings the best of the culture and tradition to the forefront. Taking in the inspiring views of Mount Zion, Dead Sea and Haifa. Visiting religious places such as the tomb of King David, Church of Annunciation, the old synagogue of Capernaum and Solomon’s Stable are a wonderful opportunity to gain an authentic insight into Israeli culture. • Jerusalem Sightseeing includes Yad Vashem, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Wailing Wall and the Via Dolorosa. See the Mount of Olives. • Mount Zion Visit the tomb of King David. • Dead Sea Excursion including a visit to the Fortress of Masada. • Lower Galilee Spend two nights on a traditional Israeli kibbutz. • Nazareth Visit the Church of the Annunciation. • Capernaum Visit the old synagogue and the Mount of Beatitudes. • Golan Heights See the former Syrian bunkers.

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• Tzfat (Safed) Visit the ancient synagogue and artists’ colony. • Acre Visit the underground Crusader City. • Haifa Visit the Persian Gardens and enjoy views of the Bahai Shrine from the summit of Mount Carmel. • Megiddo View the excavations of Solomon’s Stables. • Caesarea View the Roman amphitheatre and aqueduct.

Tzfat Acre Haifa Nazareth

Capernaum Mount of Beatitudes

2 LOWER

Caesarea

TEL AVIV

Meggido

GALILEE

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Qumran

Masada

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Tel Aviv Departure dates

Nov 7 - Dec 19 Dec 26 Jan 2 - Mar 27

Start

End

Ends Tel Aviv Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1999 £2085 £1999

£620 £620 £620

Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal. Due to the frequency of religious holidays in Israel, the order of the sightseeing program may be changed.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.

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Best of Egypt

Ref: EGBO 3 1 CAIRO

9

• Luxor • Nile Cruise • Aswan • Cairo • Memphis • Sakkara • Giza

Days

Enjoy the best of Egypt starting in Cairo, a luxury holiday with included cruise along the Nile stopping off at destinations including Luxor, Edfu, Kom-ombo and Aswan for authentic cultural experiences and beautiful sightseeing such as the Botanical Garden on Kitchener’s Island. A calming and intriguing experience. • Luxor Visit the Temples of Karnak and Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Medinet Habou, Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple and the Colossi of Memnon.

• Cairo Sightseeing includes the Citadel, Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Egyptian Museum.

• Nile Cruise Visit the temples at Edfu and Kom-Ombo.

• Memphis See the Ramses II statue and the Alabaster Sphinx.

• Aswan Sail in a felucca across the Nile to see the Botanical Gardens. View the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk. Visit the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae.

• Sakkara Marvel at the Step Pyramid, the oldest in the ancient world.

12

Giza Sakkara Memphis

Days

EGYPTDendera Valley of Karnak the Kings Luxor Edfu Kom-Ombo Philae Aswan

7 Night Nile Cruise

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Oct 22 - Dec 10 Dec 17 Dec 24 Dec 31 Jan 7 - Jan 14 Jan 21 - Mar 25

14

the Kings Edfu Philae

Start

End

Ends Cairo Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£2235 £2335 £2550 £2525 £2325 £2235

£380 £410 £430 £410 £380 £380

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Karnak Luxor

4 Night Nile Cruise

Kom-Ombo Aswan ABU SIMBEL Optional Excursion

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Starts Cairo Departure dates

Oct 30 - Dec 11 Dec 18 Dec 25 Jan 1 Jan 8 - Jan 15 Jan 22 - Mar 26

Start

End

Ends Cairo Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1975 £2085 £2285 £2075 £2050 £1975

£290 £350 £350 £290 £290 £290

Ref: EGWE

• Memphis • Sakkara • Giza • Luxor • Dendera • Edfu • Aswan • Kom-Ombo • Cairo

A itinerary for the adventurer and discoverer. Explore the wonderful ancient sights that will entice you to learn more. A culturally enriching experience which takes you on a spectacular journey through Cairo visiting the Step Pyramids, Karnak Temple and a Nile Cruise which gives you an alternative perspective. • Memphis See the Colossus of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx.

ABU SIMBEL Optional Excursion

Departure dates

EGYPT Valley of

Wonders of Ancient Egypt

CAIRO 2 2

Starts Cairo

• Giza View the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx.

Giza Sakkara Memphis

• Sakkara View the Step Pyramid. • Giza View the Great Pyramids and see the Sphinx. Experience the Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids. • Luxor Visit the Temple of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings and Deir El-Bahri, Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple and the Colossi of Memnon.

• Edfu Visit the Temple of Horus. • Aswan View the High Dam and Granite Quarries. Visit the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. Ride in a felucca to the Botanical Gardens. • Kom-Ombo Visit the Temple. • Cairo See the Citadel, Sultan Hassan Mosque, Mohammed Ali’s Alabaster Mosque, the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Egyptian Museum.

• Dendera Explore the Temple dedicated to the Goddess Hathor. *Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.


Great Britain & Ireland SCOTLAND

Real Britain

2 EDINBURGH

Gretna Green Grasmere Lake District

Alnwick

6

Days

1 YORK

CHESTER 1 Wedgwood

ENGLAND

Stratford-upon-Avon

BRISTOL 1 Bath

Starts London

Start

• Stonehenge • Bath • Chester • Grasmere • Gretna Green • Edinburgh • Alnwick • York • Stratford-upon-Avon

Poetry, culture and history - your tour of Britain takes you from ancient cathedral cities of Salisbury, York and Chester to the Neolithic monuments of Stonehenge. Through spectacular countryside to Shakespeare’s Stratford-Upon-Avon, Wordworth’s Lake District and historic Edinburgh, Britain’s fascinating history will be revealed. • Stonehenge Visit the ancient stone circle.

Stonehenge LONDON Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

Ref: WIBT

End

Ends London

Departure dates

Land Only

Single Supp. Option

Nov 4 - Dec 16 Dec 23 Dec 28 Jan 6 - Mar 31

£785 £850 £965 £785

£150 £150 £190 £150

• Bath View the Georgian architecture and visit the Roman Baths. • Chester Visit the historic city, including the arcade of shops known as the ‘Rows’. • Grasmere Visit the village where William Wordsworth lived. • Gretna Green Visit this historic destination, popular with eloping couples. • Edinburgh Sightseeing with your Local Guide includes the famous

Irish Highlights

7

Days

Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the new Parliament Building as well as a visit of the castle. • Alnwick Visit the medieval market town of Alnwick. See the castle and the Tenantry Column. • York See the old walls and Mansion House. View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles. • Stratford-upon-Avon Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace and Visitor Centre and see Anne Hathaway’s cottage.

N.IRELAND

Ref: WRIH

IRELAND

• Dublin • New Ross • Youghal • Blarney Castle • Ring of Kerry • Cliffs of Moher • Bunratty • Limerick • Galway

Immerse yourself in Ireland’s incredible history and breath-taking panoramas! Dublin’s delights include the ancient Book of Kells, St. Patrick’s and views of Christchurch Cathedral from Trinity College. Embrace the Emerald Isle’s rural beauty at the Cliffs of Moher, Galway Bay and Killarney. Travel the famous Ring of Kerry for memorable scenery. Be captivated by famous castles at Blarney, Kilkenny, Bunratty and Limerick. • Dublin See St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Phoenix Park, the glorious Georgian Squares, and Trinity College. • New Ross Visit the ancestral hometown of President Kennedy and visit the replica famine ship Dunbrody. • Youghal Visit this Irish Heritage port. • Blarney Castle Kiss the Blarney Stone during your visit of Blarney Castle and acquire the ‘gift of the gab’. • Ring of Kerry Enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of County Kerry on this scenic drive.

• Cliffs of Moher View the stunning seascape from the cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition in the eco-friendly Visitor Centre.

Galway Cliffs of Moher Ferry Crossing

KILLARNEY

1 LIMERICK New 1 Ross Youghal

2

Ring of Kerry

Blarney

Starts Dublin

• Limerick View St. Mary’s Cathedral & King John’s Castle.

Nov 3 - Dec 15 Dec 20 Dec 26 Jan 5 - Mar 30

Note: Departures over the Christmas period will enjoy a festive meal. Flights and VIP transfers are not applicable on this itinerary.

*Prices are per person twin share, include flights and private Door-to-Door airport transfers in the UK except for holidays starting/ending in London. Flights are subject to availability and price at time of booking and supplements may apply. Full details and terms and conditions available online.

WATERFORD

Overnight stays ■ Sightseeing stops

• Bunratty Visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.

• Galway View Galway Cathedral.

1 1 DUBLIN

Bunratty

Start

End

Ends Dublin

Departure dates

Package Price*

Single Supp. Option

£1175 £1199 £1225 £1175

£150 £180 £180 £150

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