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European Magic - Contiki
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Alexandra "From the moment we left London to the day we arrived back the trip was more than I could have ever expected. Starting the trip not knowing anyone was one of the scariest things I've ever done. So when Megs told us that we would be a family by the end of it no one believed it could be true, but now ending the trip we have made lifelong friends, our little ContikiFam! Megs was the best tour manager ..."
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73 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+9
Ends
London
Age Range
18 to 35 year olds
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Highlights

  • Get lost in Amsterdam's allyways
  • Cruise the canals of Venice
  • View the towering Swiss Alps
  • Discover the famous Eiffel Tower
Start and end in London! With the discovery tour European Magic, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through London, England and 8 other destinations in Europe. European Magic includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals and more.

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  • J
    Written on June 4, 2017
    2.5 - Average

    The good, the bad and the ugly.
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  • T
    Written on May 9, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Couldn't imagine doing a tour with any other manager
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  • JT
    Written on April 22, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I was fortunate enough to have megs as our tour guide! She made the experience of travelling Europe go above and beyond my expectations. The recommendations on some of the simplest things made such a difference and of course the food was just incredible! I would go back to megs in a heart beat!
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  • T
    Written on April 22, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Oh man, where do I start?? My husband and I got back this week from the European Magic tour with Megs. I was completely blown away by her knowledge, enthusiasm, and organization. Our trip was so amazing and stress free, and Megs definitely exceeded our expectations. I have a gluten allergy, so Megs even made a special map for me of gluten free restaurants in Italy. You can definitely tell how passionate she is not only about travel, but about creating the best experience and vacation possible individually, and as a "contiki family". I have traveled on my own quite a bit, but we are already planning our next trip with Megs. Thanks for the trip of a lifetime.
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  • KR
    Written on April 22, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I recently went on the European Magic tour with Megs and it was unforgettable. Within the first day Megs pushed you outside your comfort zone in the best way possible to make new friends that became family over the next 8 days. She was so knowledgeable about every aspect of the trip. I felt like I had the best history teacher that made things fun and interesting, but at the same time was the life of the party. I could tell she really enjoyed her role as tour manager and saw to it that everyone had the time of their lives. You can tell she puts countless hours and effort into what she loves doing from the artwork and info on the day sheets that prepared you for the day, the choreographed playlists and games to keep you awake and ready to carry on, and the exciting history lessons/fun facts of the next country we were going to see. I would highly recommmend booking a trip with Megs. She made it unforgettable.
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  • D
    Written on April 20, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was even more than expected wanna thank meggs soo much for being yhe best tour manager and an awesome guide, really cant imagine the trip without her and mikki too
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  • MB
    Written on April 20, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Megs is incredible! She totally made the experience perfect. The trip and the places were fantastic, but Megs really personalised the tour, took great care of us, and was so much fun!
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  • T
    Written on April 19, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    I enjoyed some parts of the trip we visited,such as the likes of Amsterdam,St Goar and Paris. Despite the lengthy history lectures the tour manager knew her job. Good organising skills she has.
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  • CC
    Written on April 19, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I went on a contiki tour called European Magic! I am 21 and decided it was time to travel, alone! I was very nervous about going on the trip because l was doing this alone. I quickly realized that l had absolutely nothing to worry about! We all met up the night before and were introduced to our fellow travelers and guide! Megs was our guide for this tour, she instantly made everyone feel welcome and honestly feel like one big family! She has a contagious smile that radiates throughout the coach and travel destinations. She always walked along the coach talking to others and making sure that if anyone had any questions or concerns she would be there to help and guide everyone along. Her positive attitude helped me come out of my shell almost instantly! I would highly recommend going on a contiki tour and having her as your guide! I couldn't imagine having anyone else as a tour guide just because she made me and others feel so loved! I love ya megs and thank you for making my trip a trip l will never forget!
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  • AE
    Written on April 19, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    From the moment we left London to the day we arrived back the trip was more than I could have ever expected. Starting the trip not knowing anyone was one of the scariest things I've ever done. So when Megs told us that we would be a family by the end of it no one believed it could be true, but now ending the trip we have made lifelong friends, our little ContikiFam! Megs was the best tour manager ever! And we are now all so close that we even all share the Contiki cough! Hats of to Megs for making my first Contiki trip an unforgettable one! i cannot wait to do another tour with Megs! Visiting so many countries in 9 days would have not been possible without our amazing driver Miki! Just to prove how brilliant this trip was, at the end of the 9 days together I have no voice left because we all talked so much.. #contikifam #contikicough #contikimegs #contikimiki
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  • Day 1: London to Amsterdam
  • Day 2: Amsterdam to Rhine Valley
  • Day 3: Rhine Valley to Munich
  • Day 4: Munich to Venice
  • Day 5: Venice
  • Day 6: Venice to Lucerne
  • Day 7: Lucerne to Paris
  • Day 8: Paris
  • Day 9: Depart Paris

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    • April 1, 2017

      Can you please provide more information on this type of tour?

      This is an amazing tour visiting some of the most beautiful and exciting cities that Europe has to offer.

    • January 1, 2017

      Can I share a twin room with my girlfriend, instead sharing with someone of the same sex?

      Yes, of course, this can be easily arranged. Please contact us to make the proper arrangements.

    • July 18, 2016

      Is the leaning tower included in this tour?

      This is an awesome trip! While it does not include a trip to the leaning tower of Pisa in the itinerary, it does have a ton of other amazing destinations!

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    Location
    Start and end in London.
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    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1424 for European Magic, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,594 km.
    • London (England)
    • 109 km
    • Dover (England)
    • 283 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 315 km
    • St Goar (Germany)
    • 360 km
    • Munich (Germany)
    • 97 km
    • Innsbruck (Austria)
    • 215 km
    • Venice (Italy)
    • 356 km
    • Lucerne (Switzerland)
    • 488 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 263 km
    • Dover (England)
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