Discover top iconic sites of Europe and beyond in 2024

Unesco world heritage site Cinque Terre is a string of centuries-old seaside villages on the rugged coastline within Liguria, north-west Italy.

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TRAFALGAR is known for offering guests one-of-a-kind, intimate travelling experiences. You can confidently forget the planning and leave the guidebooks at home.

Trafalgar’s Be My Guest experience is truly unique, bringing a human touch to travelling as you are treated to the hospitality of locals. It allows you to enjoy and learn about their cultures, hear their stories and experience how they live.

Whether you’re savouring delicious fresh seafood in a cozy Cinque home or dining with a Scandinavian family on their working farm, you’ll create memories that last a lifetime.

With over 300 tours across 72 countries, Trafalgar offers a world of possibilities. You’ll be making a list in order of which tour to go on first.

Rest easy in primely located four or five star hotels, ensuring comfort and convenience.

Travelling with Trafalgar means peace of mind. Enjoy 24/7 support, guaranteed departures, and flexible booking options – making your journey stress-free from start to finish.

Imagine having a local Italian guide you through the enchanting streets of Rome or a knowledgeable Croatian revealing the secrets of Plitvice Lakes.

With Trafalgar, you’ll have a local expert as your travel director, discover a perfect blend of must-see landmarks and hidden secrets known only to the locals – ensuring you get an authentic and immersive experience.

Discover coastal splendour: Embark on an unforgettable journey through northern Italy, where the allure of the Italian Riviera seamlessly blends with the picturesque landscapes of the stunning Italian Lake District.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting coastal village of Cinque Terre, a Unesco world heritage site. Cruise along the coast as your local specialist takes you back to days past, unveiling its history and how its isolated position kept the people safe from pirates.

Exciting train adventure: Opt for a Scandinavia tour of contrasts traversing through Norway’s wonders of breathtaking fjords and modern cityscapes.

Discover the scenic Norwegian landscape as you ride the Flåm Railway, a magical train journey that takes you 860m above sea level – treating you to breathtaking views of the Flåm Valley, past the mesmerising Kjosfossen Falls, and the legendary forest spirit who is said to lure men to the mountains with dance.

A refreshing oasis: Take a refreshing visit to Plitvice Lakes, located in the Croatian national park. Venture through this Unesco-listed protected area and be awed by the cascading waterfalls and intricate caving systems.

With a local specialist to lead you, take a guided walking tour of the inspiring scenery, spanning across 16 interconnected lakes.

Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia is renowned for its stunning waterfalls and picturesque landscapes.Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia is renowned for its stunning waterfalls and picturesque landscapes.

Machu Picchu cultural exploration: Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Peru, exploring Inca treasures, wild landscapes and ancient legends.

Visit vibrant local markets with its indigenous arts and crafts, weavings, textiles, handmade alpaca products and Andean instruments. Or explore the produce market discovering Peruvian potatoes and corn.

However, the true highlight awaits in the mystical empire of the Incas, where Machu Picchu stands as a testament to ancient ingenuity.

Traverse the dramatic landscapes of Machu Picchu with panoramic views of majestic peaks, flowing rivers, and ancient ruins.

You will embark on a guided hike, led by a local specialist who unravels the mysteries of Machu Picchu’s history and purpose.

This unique experience adds a cultural dimension to your journey, creating lasting memories of a remarkable expedition through the treasures of Peru.

Uncover the mysteries of the majestic Machu Picchu ruins in Peru.Uncover the mysteries of the majestic Machu Picchu ruins in Peru.

Insight Vacations

Embark on an unforgettable journey with Insight Vacations’ premium guided tours. Insight Vacations will have everything taken care of, integrated into your itinerary.

Travel in style and stay in comfort with their premium coaches and accommodations. The Insight coaches are customised for smaller groups and are designed with fewer seats, allowing you to stretch out and truly relax in comfort.

An array of delicious dining experiences will further enrich your journey.

Each Insight experience has been handpicked to ensure you have an authentic local experience and lasting memories.

Architectural marvels: Barcelona is a vibrant blend of medieval charm and wonders. Wander through the intricate maze of the Gothic Quarter and along the bustling Passeig de Gràcia, immersing yourself in the daring architecture of Catalan Art Nouveau.

Visit the awe-inspiring Sagrada Família, designed by Gaudí. Marvel at the towering mosaic spires and magnificent stained-glass windows casting a rainbow of colours.

Barcelona, with its rich history and Gaudí’s masterpieces, promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of Catalonia.

The Sagrada Família is an iconic and majestic basilica located in Barcelona, Spain.The Sagrada Família is an iconic and majestic basilica located in Barcelona, Spain.

A culinary adventure in Barcelona: Indulge in authentic dining experiences with Insight Vacations. As you traverse the locale, your taste buds will be delighted by the city’s diverse flavours.

Barcelona is not only a feast for the eyes but a culinary delight that adds an extra layer of richness to your Spanish stay.

Nature’s beauty awaits exploration: Dartmoor National Park in England beckons with its enchanting landscapes of natural wonders.

Be invigorated by the scent of nature. Immerse yourself in a scenic exploration of Dartmoor, where granite tors tower over open moorlands and where pristine rivers wind through valleys.

Alternatively, embark on a relaxing cruise of Plymouth Harbour. Take in the iconic sights of the Mayflower Steps, Barbican, Royal Citadel, and Plymouth Hoe as you sail across emerald waters.

Indulge in a farm-to-table extravaganza at Heskyn Mill, celebrating seasonal abundance and conscious eating.Indulge in a farm-to-table extravaganza at Heskyn Mill, celebrating seasonal abundance and conscious eating.

Indulge in a farm-to-table feast: Heskyn Mill Farm in Saltash near Dartmoor National Park invites you to a farm-to-table experience.

Hosts John and Anne embrace sustainability by sourcing organic ingredients locally to create a feast that reflects a commitment to responsible consumption and production.

The farm supports the community by reducing food waste, growing seasonal vegetables on-site, and raising their own egg-laying hens.

Indulge in the charm of Heskyn Mill Farm, where each bite narrates a story of environmental consciousness and community support.

For travellers with high intent to explore Europe, the Americas and more in 2024, choosing Trafalgar and Insight Vacations is the perfect way to fulfil your travel dreams.

With a proven track record, commitment to sustainable tourism, and a range of unforgettable experiences, your journey will be nothing short of extraordinary.

2024 is the year to explore some of the world’s most iconic destinations and create unforgettable memories. Start your adventure today.

For more information, visit Trafalgar and Insight Vacations.

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