Mediterranean Highlights Trafalgar Tours

Mediterranean Highlights

Thrilling days and exhilarating nights are the theme of this Mediterranean Highlights escorted tour. Admire the sights, sounds and flavors of Spain, France, Monaco and Italy. Learn about iconic architecture, world-famous religious sites, captivating history, arts, culture and delicious food. Wonderful memories and friendships will follow you home from this trip.

Visit the 12th century Castle of Trebbio learning of the Pazzi and Medici feud over lunch and a wine tasting in the cellars. Experience Roman, Moorish and Christian culture in Zaragoza. Admire Gaudi's work and Las Ramblas in Barcelona. Visit one of Vincent Van Gogh's most inspirational cities, Arles. See the famous Provence wheat and lavender fields. Embark on a guided tour of UNESCO-listed, colorful and cliff-hugging Cinque Terre. Visit St. Peter's Basilica and the heartbreaking Pietà. See the imposing ruins of the Colosseum and Circus Maximus. Toss coins into the famous Trevi Fountain.. Add a new chapter to your book of memories on this adventure.


13 Daysfr. $3,595

  • ORIENTATION of Arles, Avignon, Lourmarin, Monaco and Pisa
  • EXPLORE the Provençal market in the town of Lourmarin
  • DINE in 12th century Castle of Trebbio
  • WINE TASTING
  • VISIT Pont du Gard and the French Riviera
  • EXPLORE Piazza della Signoria in Florence
  • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • VIEW La Sagrada Família in Barcelona
  • WITNESS the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio in Florence
  • SEE the Papal Palace in Avignon
  • ADMIRE the Palace and Cathedral in Monaco
  • VIEW the Colosseum in Rome
  • SEE the Royal Palace and Cibeles Fountain in Madrid
  • EXPLORE Las Ramblas in Barcelona
  • VIEW the towns of Orvieto and Orte
  • LOCAL SPECIALISTS in Madrid and Barcelona
  • GUIDED TOUR in Cinque Terre
  • ESCORTED SIGHTSEEING in Florence
  • LOCAL GUIDE in Rome
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation unless otherwise noted. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your tour director, local hosts, guides, and drivers are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
12 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 5 Dinners
  • AC Hotel by Marriott Cuzco in Madrid, Spain (2 nights)
  • Condal Mar in Barcelona, Spain (2 nights)
  • Novotel Avignon Centre in Avignon, France (1 night)
  • Novotel Nice Centre Vieux in Nice, France (2 nights)
  • AC by Marriott in Pisa, Italy (1 night)
  • FH55 Grand Hotel Mediterraneo in Florence, Italy (2 nights)
  • Crowne Plaza Rome - St. Peter's in Rome, Italy (2 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Trafalgar Tours reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE MADRID Location Information Description

Madrid, Spain

Settle into the passionate embrace of fiery Madrid, your launch pad to an epic journey through Spain, France and Italy, filled with unforgettable flavors and soul-stirring encounters. Join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive past some of Madrid's most iconic sites.

Dinner

AC Hotel by Marriott Cuzco

MADRID SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Location Information Description

Madrid, Spain

Join a 'Local Specialist' this morning for a sightseeing tour of the Spanish capital, during which you'll see the Royal Palace, the former residence of the Spanish royal family and the Cibeles Fountain. Enjoy an afternoon on your own exploring the world's best collection of Spanish art at the Prado Museum and shopping on Gran Vía.

Breakfast

AC Hotel by Marriott Cuzco

MADRID – ZARAGOZA – BARCELONA Location Information Description

Zaragoza, Spain

Leave Europe's highest capital behind, bound for the Costa Dorada and the sun-kissed shores of Barcelona. You'll venture to the pretty banks of the Ebro River and to mystical Zaragoza, whose centuries of heritage have been shaped by the Romans, Moors and Christians.

Location Information Description

Barcelona, Spain

Continue to Barcelona and enjoy some time to recharge siesta style this evening or dive into the indelible sights, sounds and flavors of this enchanting city on your free evening.

Breakfast

Condal Mar

BARCELONA SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Location Information Description

Barcelona, Spain

Join your 'Local Specialist' this morning for a sightseeing tour, ascending Montjuïc to get your bearings and enjoy panoramic views of the city. See the monument to Christopher Columbus and vibrant Las Ramblas, before stopping at Antonio Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.

Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure indulging in the fantasy world of Gaudí or strolling through the hidden lanes and peaceful squares in the city's Gothic Quarter. Consider purchasing Optional Experience to the mountain-top monastery of Montserrat, home to the mystical Black Madonna, the patron saint of Catalonia.

Breakfast

Condal Mar

BARCELONA - ARLES - AVIGNON Location Information Description

Arles, France

Journey via the foothills of the Pyrenees into France. Stop in Arles, where Vincent Van Gogh found inspiration for so many paintings.

Location Information Description

Avignon, France

Arrive in the Provençal city of Avignon later this afternoon, where you'll view the Gothic Papal Palace and bridge made famous in the song - sur le pont d'Avignon.

Breakfast

Novotel Avignon Centre

AVIGNON - PONT DU GARD - LOURMARIN - NICE Location Information Description

Pont du Gard, France

Start the day with a visit to the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard. Then, your journey takes you through the picture-perfect wheat and lavender fields of Provence, immortalized in the works of Van Gogh and Cézanne.

Location Information Description

Lourmarin, France

'Dive Into Culture' in the Provençal town of Lourmarin, where you can shop for local produce such as wine, olive oil, herbes de Provence and saffron. This evening, you'll arrive in Nice, on the sun-kissed shores of the French Riviera.

Breakfast

Novotel Nice Centre Vieux

MONACO EXCURSION Location Information Description

Monaco, Monaco

Kick back and enjoy a well-deserved morning at leisure on the glorious French Riviera soaking up the holiday atmosphere.

Later, visit the Principality of Monaco, where you will have an opportunity to view the cathedral where Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly were married. This evening, the glitz and glamour beckons as you'll join your new friends for a memorable dinner in sophisticated surroundings.

Breakfast, Dinner

Novotel Nice Centre Vieux

NICE - CINQUE TERRE - PISA Location Information Description

Cinque Terre, Italy

Cross the border into Italy and join a 'Local Specialist' on a visit to the dramatic UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre, a series of centuries-old seaside villages which cling impossibly to rugged cliffs that plunge into the Ligurian Sea. Admire the expanse of pastel pink, yellow and orange façades that jostle for sea views. Later, head to Pisa where tonight, you'll dine in your hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

AC Hotel by Marriott Pisa

PISA - FLORENCE Location Information Description

Pisa, Italy

View Pisa's Square of Miracles, where you'll see the famous Leaning Tower. Next, your introduction to Tuscany is an exclusive 'Be My Guest' lunch where you'll 'Connect With Locals' over traditional fare and the legendary hospitality for which the region is renowned. Continue to the birthplace of the Renaissance where you'll dine at your hotel this evening.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

FH55 Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

FLORENCE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Location Information Description

Florence/Italy, Italy

Join your 'Local Specialist' this morning for a sightseeing tour of magical Florence. View the multi-coloured Duomo and the 675-year-old Ponte Vecchio. Then, walk through what was once the political hub of the city, the Piazza della Signoria, a veritable open-air treasure trove featuring wonderful sculptures and palazzi. Spend the rest of the day on your own exploration of Florence's iconic and unexpected sights.

Breakfast

FH55 Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

FLORENCE - ROME Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

Journey through the rolling hills of Tuscany and Umbria, past the hilltop villages of Orvieto and Orte, before arriving in Rome, the 'Eternal City' - your home for the next two nights.

Breakfast

Crowne Plaza Rome - St. Peter's

ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

This morning, you'll visit the Vatican City, center of Christianity and see the imposing St. Peter's Basilica, where Michelangelo's sorrowful Pietà has been admired by millions.

Venture into Ancient Rome with a 'Local Specialist' and explore the remnants of Roman rule, enjoying views of the Colosseum and Circus Maximus.

On your final afternoon, enjoy some free time to indulge in la dolce vita. Perhaps, sit on the Spanish Steps, visit the Vatican Museum and admire the exquisite frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel or toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your speedy return to Rome.

This evening, join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for an unforgettable Farewell Dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Crowne Plaza Rome - St. Peter's

DEPART ROME Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

For now it's a fond farewell to Rome and your newfound friends as your holiday through Spain, France and Italy comes to an end. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sat, May 07, 2022
$3,650.00
Sat, May 21, 2022
$3,650.00
Sat, Jun 04, 2022
$3,650.00
Sat, Jun 18, 2022
$3,625.00
Sat, Jul 02, 2022
$3,625.00
Sat, Jul 09, 2022
$3,625.00
Sat, Jul 30, 2022
$3,595.00
Sat, Aug 20, 2022
$3,595.00
Sat, Sep 03, 2022
$3,650.00
Sat, Sep 10, 2022
$3,650.00
Sat, Sep 17, 2022
$3,650.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60 days or more prior to departure the deposit is non-refundable
  • 59-16 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 15-8 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 90% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $200 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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