ANAHEIM, June 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After working hard all year long, why not take a real break this holiday season and experience Europe's winter magic without the summer price tag or crowds. Award-winning guided travel leader, Trafalgar, can take you there with 35 trips to Europe's hottest destinations featuring Christmas Markets and holiday-themed departures for a memorable and perfectly-planned vacation. Mixing festive traditions and must-see sights, each Trafalgar trip offers travelers the chance to see a surprising side of Europe with unique Insider Experiences like dining with locals to exploring famous cities with Local Experts who add a personal touch and special insights. Travel as low as $125 per day* plus, save up to $510 per couple with Trafalgar's 7.5% Early Payment Discount** when booking now through July 17, 2014. To find out more or to book, click HERE.
Explore the Christmas Markets of Eastern Europe
On 9-day Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany & Switzerland experience a spectrum of Christmas markets and illuminated landmarks. From the bustling Marienplatz grand market in Munich, taste Bavarian fare while hearing live alpine music amidst 14th century architecture to the quant lakeside stalls of tranquil Franziskanerplatz in old town Lucerne. Meet local historians for informative walks through Vienna and Salzburg plus chat with market stallholders to hear about the origins of traditional ornaments or sample their spiced mulled wine.
Ring in the New Year at famous iconic sites
Experience the largest New Year's Eve celebration in the world, the Hogmanay, while celebrating at the Edinburgh Castle in Scotland on 10-day Real Britain. On this trip you'll also meet a local family for a home-cooked meal at their English country home and see artisans at work at the Wedgwood Fine Bone China Factory for a porcelain crafting demonstration. Or enjoy an Italian New Year's Eve feast followed by fireworks over the Grand Canal on best-selling 9-day Simply Italy. You'll also walk in the footsteps of Michelangelo in an area of the Vatican not open to the public and take a private boat ride to get an insider look at Venetian Arts.
For travel and value beyond the expected, experience Europe at its most laid back and crowd-free. Travel during the Autumn, Winter and Spring is 34% lower than summer prices† plus, as the temperature begins to drop so do the airfares. Be sure to book early to secure popular holiday departure dates and get maximum savings using Trafalgar's 7.5% Early Payment Discount. With Trafalgar you'll travel in style, stay in hand-picked hotels and enjoy the guidance of an expert Travel Director who, thanks to Trafalgar's local connections, arranges VIP access and faster entry to iconic sites.
To book, contact your Travel Agent, call our experts at 866-544-4434 or visit www.trafalgar.com.
Trafalgar is the world's leading guided-vacation company, offering over 230 exceptional quality and value itineraries in Europe, Britain, Eastern Mediterranean, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Central and South America, USA and Canada. With 67 years of experience and unrivaled local expertise, Trafalgar's perfectly-planned, hassle-free itineraries each feature a unique collection of exclusive Insider Experiences, taking travelers beyond the expected. Visit www.trafalgar.com for more.
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Terms & Conditions: *$125/day pricing is based on Best of Turkey departing 12/12/14. †34% savings based on 1/22/15 versus 9/28/14 Great Italian Cities departures. **Save up to $510 per couple with 7.5% Early Payment Discount on new 2014/15 Autumn, Winter & Spring Europe vacations when booked and paid in full by 7/17/14. Sample savings based on European Whirl, departing 12/20/14. Savings vary by itinerary, are not valid on all vacations/departures dates and are subject to availability. Not valid with other promotional offers; may be combine with most brochure discounts. Offers may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions apply. CST#2077132-20
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