Sim­ply the best ex­pe­ri­ence ever

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - MATTA FAIR -

WITH Trafal­gar, the multi- award win­ning guided hol­i­day com­pany, you will ex­pe­ri­ence a hol­i­day that is sim­ply the best.

With a sat­is­fac­tion rate of 97% on the in­de­pen­dent re­view site Feefo, Trafal­gar is the defini­tive brand that will serve up an un­for­get­table hol­i­day, no mat­ter the sea­son or desti­na­tion. Trafal­gar has over 142 itin­er­ar­ies in Europe just for this year alone.

As a start, it be­gins with a snap­shot of the best­sellers for 2015, which no doubt will con­tinue to be a crowd puller for 2016.

That’s not all as it also high­lights some new ex­cit­ing itin­er­ar­ies that are a must this year.

The 2015 best­sellers > Ten- day Im­pe­rial Europe:

This five- coun­try trip cov­ers Mu­nich, Prague, Bu­dapest, Vi­enna, Salzburg and more. See the un­spoiled me­dieval gem of Re­gens­burg in Ger­many.

Ex­plore the mag­i­cal city of Prague and visit the im­pres­sive St Vi­tus Cathe­dral. En­joy an eclec­tic mix of Gothic, Baroque and Art Deco ar­chi­tec­ture in Bratislava, the cap­i­tal of Slo­vakia.

In Bu­dapest, view the fa­mous Chain Bridge, Unesco- listed Cas­tle Hill district and Fish­er­man’s Bas­tion with a Trafal­gar Lo­cal Spe­cial­ist. In im­pe­rial Vi­enna, see the grand State Opera House.

From Vi­enna, head for the Unesco- des­ig­nated Wachau Val­ley be­fore tak­ing a walk­ing tour within charm­ing Salzburg, Mozart’s birth­place.

> Nine- day Span­ish Won­der:

This Span­ish ad­ven­ture be­gins in lively Madrid with an evening drive. From Madrid, ex­plore Toledo’s an­cient cob­bled streets with a lo­cal his­to­rian.

Trav­el­ling south, ar­rive at Cor­doba to visit the Mosque of the Caliphs with a Trafal­gar Lo­cal Spe­cial­ist. Next stop is Seville and en­joy­able Trafal­gar’s Be My Guest din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence on a ranch in the An­dalu­sian coun­try­side. There­after, visit the Al­ham­bra Palace in Granada.

Also visit Guadix in the north­ern foothills of the Sierra Ne­vada, fa­mous for its in­ter­est­ing cave houses. The jour­ney ends in colour­ful Barcelona.

> Twelve- day Euro­pean Whirl:

This itin­er­ary jour­neys around Europe’s most pop­u­lar coun­tries and cities. Cov­er­ing nine coun­tries, the trip be­gins in Lon­don as the start point to Brus­sels, be­fore jour­ney­ing to Am­s­ter­dam for a Wel­come Re­cep­tion din­ner aboard a canal cruise. En­joy pic­turesque scenery all the way to Bop­pard in Ger­many, where an in­cluded cruise glides past vine- clad hills and crum­bling me­dieval cas­tles.

Cruise pri­vately to Venice’s St Mark’s Square while tak­ing in views of the Bridge of Sighs and Doge’s Palace. From Venice, travel south to Rome and ex­plore some of its an­cient sites. From there, travel north to Tus­cany and pass the River Arno all the way to Florence.

En route to Switzer­land, ad­mire the pic­turesque Ital­ian Lakes be­fore go­ing across the Alps and spend­ing a cou­ple of nights in Lucerne.

New des­ti­na­tions that should be on your 2016 wish­list

> Ten- day Ul­ti­mate Ice­land:

With Trafal­gar, you can now tick Ice­land off your bucket list. Be­gin­ning in the cap­i­tal Reyk­javik, visit all the ma­jor at­trac­tions. En­joy a Cul­tural In­sight at the world fa­mous Blue La­goon geo­ther­mal spa.

Great photo op­por­tu­ni­ties await at the world fa­mous hot springs of Geyser and the ma­jes­tic Golden Wa­ter­fall close by. Cross over Eldhraun, said to be the largest mass of lava ever to flow on the face of the Earth, be­fore reach­ing the Skaftafell Na­tional Park where you will see the largest glacier in Ice­land, the Vat­na­jokull. From there, jour­ney on to the spec­tac­u­lar Jokul­sar­lon, Ice­land’s most fa­mous glacier la­goon. Be­gin the next day through the Al­man­naskard pass and mag­nif­i­cent East Fjords.

En­joy a Be My Guest lunch on a horse farm and learn about a

unique Ice­landic horse breed.

> Ten- day Croa­tia and Bos­nia- Herze­gov­ina:

Ex­plore some of the Balkan’s most beau­ti­ful coun­tries with this new 10- day itin­er­ary. The jour­ney be­gins in Za­greb. Trav­el­ling south from Croa­tia into Bos­nia- Herze­gov­ina, ar­rive at the cap­i­tal of Sara­jevo fea­tur­ing all types of ar­chi­tec­tural feats.

Trav­el­ling to­wards the beau­ti­ful Dal­ma­tian Coast, de­part for the spec­tac­u­lar me­dieval walled- city of Dubrovnik, also a film site for hit TV show Game of Thrones. There, Trafal­gar’s Lo­cal Spe­cial­ist will share sto­ries of iconic land­marks.

From then on, en­joy ac­cess to Unesco World Her­itage sites like the Ro­man Em­peror Dio­cle­tian’s Palace in Split, pic­turesque stone town of Tro­gir and mag­nif­i­cent vast wa­ter­falls of the Na­tional Park in Pl­itvice.

> Twelve- day High­lights of Scan­di­navia:

Ex­pe­ri­ence the charms and dra­matic beauty of North­ern Europe on this 12- day Scan­di­navia trip cov­er­ing Den­mark, Nor­way and Swe­den. Start­ing in Copen­hagen, Trafal­gar’s Lo­cal Spe­cial­ists will re­veal its many no­table sto­ries and sights. Leav­ing Den­mark, board the ferry across the Kat­te­gat Strait to Gothen­burg in Swe­den, be­fore head­ing on a scenic coastal drive to Nor­way’s cap­i­tal Oslo.

Also ex­plore Nor­way’s se­cond big­gest city, Ber­gen. Trav­el­ling in­land to Fagernes, ad­mire the spec­tac­u­lar Sogne­fjord, the largest and most well- known fjord in the coun­try. En­joy a stroll through Lille­ham­mer, host to the Win­ter Olympics in 1994. The scenery changes as you drive through lush forests along gor­geous lakes to­wards Swe­den. Visit the lively univer­sity town of Ore­bro be­fore con­tin­u­ing to Stock­holm.

Book your Euro­pean hol­i­day with Trafal­gar to­day and en­joy un­be­liev­able sav­ings and value adds. That’s not all as you can com­bine th­ese with other dis­counts, in­clud­ing a 5% Fre­quent Trav­eller Dis­count, Young Trav­eller Dis­count and Group Dis­count of up to 10%. Trafal­gar also of­fers ex­cit­ing deals to the United States, Canada and South Amer­ica.

Visit Hol­i­day Tours at Booths No. 1245- 1268 ( Hall 1) or Booths No. 1324 - 1343 ( Hall 1) or con­tact 03- 6286 6288 for de­tails.

The mag­i­cal float­ing city of Venice.

Ex­pe­ri­ence for your­self the rugged beauty of Ice­land.

copen­hagen, one of scan­di­navia’s coolest places to visit.

see the grace­ful Fla­menco dance, an art­form orginat­ing from south­ern spain.

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