trotter travel

The following itinerary is an example of a possible route with various activities.
It can reorganized to fit your interests, budget and schedule. It can also be combined with any of the other programs on our website.

Days 1

Upon your arrival in Rome, our staff will assist you in trasferring to your selected hotel. The balance of the day is at your leisure.

Rome - 1° Overnight

Day 2

After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a half-day Classic Rome Tour that covers many of the major sights of the Eternal City. The balance of the day is yours to explore more of Rome on your own.

One of the beauties of Rome is that the central section is very compact. This means that most of the important sites can be visited by foot. For getting further afields, to the Vatican City, for exemple, Rome's Underground train system links all the main areas, also the bus system can save a lot of shoe leather.

Rome is a shopaholic's dream. Whatever you are looking for, Rome has it all. The most exclusive shops and Rome's centre for high fashion can be found in the roads leading between the Spanish Steps and Via del Corso. The most exclusive is Via dei Condotti. For a noisy and colourful food market, visit Rome's flea market at Porta Portese.

Visit the Vatican City on Sunday when the Pope is in residence, to hear his address to the people. At other times, marvel at the interior of the Basilica of St. Peter and Michelangelo's ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. Romantic soul head for the Spanish Steps, do not leave Rome without tossing a coin into the floodlit Trevi Fountain at dusk, for a safe return to the Eternal City.

Rome - 2° Overnight

Day 3

This morning, after breakfast at your hotel, transfer on your own to Rome's international airport and depart for Paris. Private transfer from Paris airport to your downtown hotel.

Welcome to Paris, the City of Light!

France is a diverse and fascinating country with so much to offer. From architecture to cuisine, your trip reveals a host of regional delights and specialities. Relax after your journey or take a wander through the streets of this beautiful city. This evening enjoy an orientation drive through the city to take in some of the breathtaking sights.

Paris - 3° Overnight

Day 4

Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, the Champs Élysées – see all these landmarks and more during your sightseeing tour with a Local Expert!

See the unique skyline from the second level of the Eiffel Tower, where you enjoy panoramic views across the city. Spend the rest of the day seeing more sights and shopping for souvenirs. Or simply relax and watch the world go by!

Paris - 4° Overnight

Day 5

Today includ in your tour a cruise on the Seine River. Undoubtedly another highlight of your vacation is an included half-day excursion to Louis XIV’s Palace of Versailles, renowned for its stunning interior, spectacular ornamental gardens, and fascinating history. Explore the gleaming Hall of Mirrors, listen to the soothing splash of fountains as you wander the manicured gardens, and visit the estate of one of France’s most infamous queens, Marie Antoinette.

Perfect for culture lovers, Paris offers an array of famous museums and galleries to explore. You can visit the stunning Musée d’Orsay, view the Mona Liesa, Da Vinci’s most famous work, at the Louvre, or see the largest collection of contemporary art in Europe, at the Pompidou Center.

Renowned for its fashion, shopping enthusiasts can explore the chic boutiques on the Champs Élysées, browse elegant department stores on Boulevard Haussmann, or wander the designer stores of elegant Avenue Montaigne. Alternatively you can explore the Champ de Mars gardens, take a stroll along the banks of the Seine, or simply relax at an outdoor café and watch the world go by.

When the sun goes down, the city is still bursting with life. Wander through the vibrant Latin Quarter with its nightlife and tiny restaurants, drink in the view from the steps of the famous Sacré Coeur, or browse the work of local artists in Bohemian Montmartre before dining in one of the area’s cosy bistros. You can also make the most of your stay with a selection of optional experiences, including a spectacular cabaret show at the Moulin Rouge, and a visit to the home and gardens of Impressionist painter, Claude Monet, at Giverny.

Paris - 5° Overnight

Day 6

Today after your breakfast in hotel, transfer on your own to Paris's international airport and fly to London. Here tansfer independely to your downtown hotel.

See some of London’s biggest sights during your stay: Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.

Consider visiting the British Museum or discover the City of London’s business district and the Tower of London. Visit Madame Tussauds or browse through the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. Don’t miss the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Take a River Thames cruise to Greenwich, home of the Royal Maritime Museum and the Cutty Sark.

London - 6° Overnight

Day 7

Make the most of your stay with a choice of optional excursions available to you. From Windsor Castle to Oxford’s ornate colleges and the place of Shakespeare’s birth, Stratford-upon-Avon, any number of excursions can be arranged for you. Trafalgar’s London Week also includes tickets for the Original London Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off tour plus the added bonus of three days’ included free travel on the city’s central bus and underground network.

London - 7° Overnight

Day 8

Don’t forget to stop off at Harrods and the boutiques of Knightsbridge. Shopping is world-class in London. Major department stores line Oxford Street and Regent Street. A host of designer brands adorn Bond Street and the Burlington Arcade. Antiques and curiosities are at Camden Market, Portobello Road and Chelsea’s fashionable Kings Road.

London - 8° Overnight

Day 9 - End of your Tour