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Dreaming of finally seeing the Eiffel Tower up close? Maybe you’ve always wanted to explore Machu Picchu? If you’ve got a bucket list of famous sights to explore, our award-winning sightseeing holidays across all seven continents will take you there. We know there’s nothing better than experiencing the wonder you’ve always wanted to visit for yourself, and our sightseeing trips include the very best guided tours to make it all the more special.


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Discover the secrets of the world’s most famous sights

Our sightseeing tours will take you to the best tourist attractions around the world, but we’ll also reveal the local secrets of each destination on our holidays that are packed with insider knowledge, to ensure you get the ultimate travel experience.

The world’s most famous sights

There’s a whole world of incredible sights and we’ll take you to the best tourist destinations to find them. Walk the Great Wall of China, swim in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland, marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza, explore the Acropolis of Athens, take a boat ride through the Niagara Falls, or see Christ the Redeemer towering over Brazil….

Discover the local secrets

We’ll take you to the main tourist attractions, but we’ll always show you an insider look at each destination too. Explore the hidden canals and back alleys of Venice, unlock the Incan mysteries of Peru, hear thrilling tales of gladiators at the Colosseum, or learn the secrets of Russia’s royals in St. Petersburg.

Expert sightseeing tours

See all the sights with our expert Local Specialist Guides and Travel Directors. They’ll help you discover each place on guided walking tours through historic centres from Tokyo to Rome, or see the major landmarks from Times Square in New York City to Buckingham Palace in London. They’ll even take you on scenic cruises, from the lakes of Chile to the canals of Amsterdam.

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All you need to know about Sightseeing Tours

What is a sightseeing tour?

What is the world's most visited place?

A sightseeing tour with Trafalgar takes you to the famous tourist places within your destination. You’ll join an expert Local Specialist or Travel Director who will take you by coach, train, boat or foot to see all the best landmarks. You’ll get an insider’s view of the sights, and skip the queue at monuments like Rome's Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum.

What is the best time to visit


The world’s top ten most visited cities in 2019 were Bangkok, Paris, London, Dubai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, New York, Istanbul, Tokyo and Antalya. From the Grand Palace in Bangkok and the Louvre Museum in Paris, to Big Ben in London and Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, these cities are home to some of the best tourist attractions in the world.

Where is the most beautiful place in Europe?

The best time to visit Europe depends on what you’d like to experience and the seasons you enjoy. If you love warm weather, visit during the summer months from June to August. If you’re dreaming of a magical winter holiday, visit between December and February to experience Europe during the festive season. The months of spring and autumn are also perfect for mild weather and fewer crowds.

Europe is an incredibly beautiful continent, packed with natural wonders and architectural treasures. Some of the most stunning places are the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland, the Highlands of Scotland, the Swiss and French Alps, the Dolomites in Italy, Lapland in Finland, the Lofoten Islands of Norway, the Eastern Carpathians of Romania and the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia.