Europe is packed with wonders. Some dazzle the eyes: the glory of Versailles or the treasure-laden churches of Rome. Others stimulate the taste buds: think a sizzling plate of paella served up in the Spanish city of Valencia where it was first created. However, the true beauty of discovery and new experiences lies in your own personal transformation, in which you can shed old limitations, and blossom into a more confident, travel-savvy and global individual.
Ready to unlock your best self? Travelling with Trafalgar will make it happen – and not just because they take the stress out of travel. With 24/7 support from its expert team, Trafalgar takes care of everything. Plus, amassing over 100 years’ experience, on top of a 4.6 guest rating and the endorsement of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels Stamp, you know you are in good hands.
Trafalgar is known for their huge collection of one-of-a-kind experiences. Each itinerary includes activities designed to help you get under the skin of your destination and build lasting connections. Whether you join locals for a meal in their home or get involved in activities that help sustain and support local communities, a Trafalgar trip will help you reignite passions, discover new talents, and provide fresh perspectives, and embrace your best self.
According to the Big Tour Study, a survey taken by 2,797 New Zealand and Australian travellers, the most recorded expectations and hopes of a holiday include meeting new people, cultural experiences, and learning something new. Group tours are an excellent way to cover off all of these desires – keep reading to learn about our favourite must-sees from Trafalgar Tours.
Must Sees & Hidden Gems
What’s on your bucket list? A Trafalgar tour is about more than ticking off the big sites. Itineraries include insider spots that are just as beguiling as their more famous counterparts.
Delve Into A Medieval Mystery
Tom Hanks isn’t the only one who has been intrigued by Rosslyn Chapel near Edinburgh. This architectural masterpiece nestled in the lush greenery of Scotland was founded in 1446 by Sir William St Clair, and is said to hold many mysteries. Its sumptuously carved stonework, laden with enigmatic symbols, played a key role in the hit book and movie The Da Vinci Code. Follow in the footsteps of the protagonist, Robert Langdon, and learn all about the true tales behind the extraordinary and mysterious church. Your Local Specialist has a wealth of knowledge for all your burning questions.
Stroll Over An Ancient Bridge
You know about Switzerland’s soaring mountains and alpine lakes, but did you know it’s also home to Europe’s oldest wooden covered bridge? Sitting in the heart of the city of Luzern, the 650-year-old Chapel Bridge is the town’s most famous landmark, lovingly rebuilt after a devastating fire in the 1990s. Take your time and admire the bridge’s exquisitely painted panels, designed more than 400 years ago, or snap an Instagram pic in the most photographed spots in Swiss city.
Even if you have never set foot in the walled city of Dubrovnik, you may find its streets look familiar. That is because this magnificently-preserved medieval city stood in for the city of Kings Landing in the Game of Thrones TV series. Uncover the secrets of both Dubrovnik’s real history and its fictional role in the world of Westeros. Discover the most exquisite buildings in this remarkable town – once an independent republic – on Trafalgar’s in-depth walking tour.
Beat The Queues At The Vatican
In a city crammed with magnificent artworks, there is one masterpiece that stands head and shoulders above the rest. The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo’s magnificent frescoes are a Renaissance masterpiece and are the most-visited sight in the Vatican. Beat the crowds with Trafalgar’s exclusive early access, which lets you drink in the beauty without being jostled by the crowds.
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