Trafalgar: Truly Experience the "Real Thing"
From the iconic to the unexpected, Trafalgar connects you to the diversity of the world. Get those “pinch me” moments through a series of Trafalgar highlights other travelers may never know about, or have access to. Connect with locals who are proud to welcome you into their homes, share their cultures and tell their tales so you not only taste the region’s delicacies but also experience their way of life.
Experience these authentic experiences on some of Trafalgar’s most popular guided vacations:
Dinner with the Øevre-Eide Family – Bergen, Norway
On Scenic Scandinavia & its Fjords, enjoy dinner with the Øvre-Eide family on their livestock farm in Norway dating back to the 1500s. Enjoy a guided tour of the farm, learn about farming in this region and their farm’s history, before a delicious meal of typical Norwegian cuisine.
Glenealy Farmhouse – Wicklow, Ireland
On Irish Highlights, You’ll meet Catherine Fulvio, a local Irish cooking icon when you discover her three-generation historic family home. Catherine has written four cookbooks, won Cookbook of the Year in Ireland and made three cooking series, along with cooking on NBC’s Today Show in the USA. You’ll enjoy her culinary expertise as you devour some of her traditional Irish fare ending in a slow baked apple and carrot cake signature dessert.
Sip on Whiskey – Glasgow, Scotland
On Best of Ireland & Scotland, you’ll visit Glengoyne, otherwise known as Scotland’s most beautiful whisky distillery, for a tour and a tasting of their unique Highland single malt whisky that dates back to 1833. With its bold and complex flavors matured in the finest casks, you’ll probably walk away with a bottle or two to showcase back at home.
A Taste of Rome at the Vatican Museum – Vatican City, Italy
You’ll enjoy al fresco dining under the Italian summer skies of the Cortile del Giardino Quadrato (square garden) of the Vatican. Situated outside the Ethnological Museum and boasting spectacular views of the cupola of St. Peter’s, feasting here is a true treat for all the senses – this is one not to be missed. Available on Trafalgar's Grand European, Rome Explorer, Rome & Tuscan Highlights, Contrasts of Italy, Grand Italian Experience and Best of Italy & Sicily itineraries.