Trafalgar celebrates 70 Years of Travel
Trafalgar unveils the top trips for Europe for 2017 as it celebrates 70 Years of Travel
As the global leader in guided holidays, Trafalgar celebrates its 70th birthday by offering guests the widest range of choice of holidays to choose from. Guests can travel to Europe with Trafalgar’s carefully crafted itineraries that ensures everyone experiences the real thing, as an “insider” and hassle free. With 230 itineraries to choose from, 8 different travel styles including Special Interest trips to Family experiences or slower paced At Leisure trips, guests can be assured that they can enjoy effortless, authentic and fun holidays.
Trafalgar is setting the platinum standard for travel for 2017 and with a bumper crop of long weekends next year, with 7 out of 11 gazetted public holidays falling on a Friday, Sunday or Monday, Trafalgar has unveiled its recommendation for top trips for Europe.
Savvy travellers will be heading to these countries:
Austria - The hills are still alive, 51 years on since the legendary tale of the Von Trapp family was brought to life on the big screen. Re-live the magic on an Austrian adventure and stay two nights at the 18th century family estate of Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, the Schloss Leopoldskron, also the setting for several scenes from the film. Venture further afield for additional authentic Austrian experiences, such as a private visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum and dinner with a local family at their bee farm in Salzburg on the Sound of Music.
Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro – Be enthralled by the astonishing natural beauty and charming medieval cities with the Balkan Delight itinerary, a regional journey visiting four countries, with city tours in Zagreb, Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Spilt and Trogir. Admire the longest fjord in Southern Europe and Plitvice’s crystal clear lakes, plunging waterfalls and emerald green landscapes. Experience life in rural Osonik with the Muhoberac family on a Be My Guest experience and learn to prepare your meal on an open fire using only local ingredients and fresh aromatic Mediterranean herbs.
Italy - Discover the ultimate insider experience behind closed doors at The Vatican, with an exclusive after-hours private tour followed by dinner in the Missionary Ethnological Museum on six select Italian itineraries, then weave your way north from Rome past verdant olive groves and vineyards to take in the Tuscan sun on Rome and Tuscan Highlights. Or savour the Flavours of Italy, enjoy a feast for the senses and taste la dolce vita as a guest of the Lenzi family in their farmhouse, shop and cook with Chef Libero in Florence and sleep in Authentic Accommodation at the Art Nouveau Relais La Cappuccina in Tuscany.
Netherlands - The perfect combination of canals, cycling and cheese, Amsterdam is always an adventure. From 3 March until 21 May 2017, admire impressive flower displays of seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths at the famous Keukenhof. The Keukenhof theme for 2017 is Dutch Design. Unwind at leisure on a NEW six-day Amsterdam Explorer: live the life of a local as you wander the cobbled streets, smell the pancakes and coffee and savour Gouda and more at a local cheese farm. Stop by the Rijksmuseum in a Small Group Sightseeing tour to see some of the Dutch masterpieces including Rembrandt's 'Night Watch'.
Finland, Sweden & Norway - - Indulge in an immersive exploration of the northern-most parts of Scandinavia and hear tales of Viking kings, Sami culture in Lapland and meet Santa at a traditional reindeer farm in Rovaniemi, a signature Be My Guest experience. Take in the spectacular views and experience authentic Norwegian hospitality at Hotel Geiranger, located on the magnificent Geiranger Fjord, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Experience all three Nordic capitals and visit the North Cape Visitor Centre to witness the land of the midnight sun in Honningsvag on a NEW 20-day Nordic Adventure.
Trafalgar ensures guests enjoy stress-free travel, unrivalled value and expert local knowledge as it leads the way in sustainable tourism. As founding member of TreadRight Foundation, Trafalgar focuses on creating a difference in each place that is visited. Each trip offers a unique opportunity to connect with locals and learn about their culture, food and environment. In Perugia, Italy, Trafalgar guests will have the opportunity to visit a TreadRight Heritage Initiative which supports women artisans - Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti Cooperative.
From 8 November to 30th December 2016, Trafalgar guests can enjoy unprecedented savings of up to 45% off for 2nd guests and exclusive all-inclusive airfares to Europe with Emirates starting from SGD $770*.
For booking and reservations, call Trafalgar’s Travel Experts at 65 6922 5950, contact your preferred Travel Agents or visit www.trafalgar.com. Learn more personal stories of Trafalgar's guests and their amazing holidays at Trafalgar.com, Facebook.com/TrafalgarTravel, Twitter.com/TrafalgarTalks, Instagram.com/TrafalgarTravel.
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With almost 70 years of expertise, every Trafalgar trip is infused with the best moments like exclusive Insider Experiences, VIP treatment and relaxing free time. Committed to doing everything to give guests the best holiday - that means they are guaranteed the best memories. Trafalgar is a member of the family-owned The Travel Corporation (TTC), renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, value, reliability and financial stability.