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European Discovery

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European Discovery - Contiki
European Discovery - Contiki
Excellent
91 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+8
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Discover the coffee shops of Amsterdam
  • Experience Munich’s Bavarian beer culture
  • Explore magnificent Venice by gondola
  • Uncover the ancient city of Rome
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Physical Rating
Active
Start and end in London! With the discovery tour European Discovery, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through London, England and 8 other destinations in Europe. European Discovery includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

91 Reviews

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  • LF
    Written on July 24, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Brianna was such an amazing tour guide. Besides her cool personality, she was hugely knowledgeable about all our destination cities. She knew the history of each place and on those long bus rides, found fun and engaging ways to tell those histories that would put my history teachers to shame. Brianna was a great tour guide through the cities. She made these great cheat sheets that told us where the good places to go in each city were and what times things were and "local tips" like the best restaurants, where to get the cheapest tickets, or even where to do activities that were not on the tour. Truly made my contiki experience one i'll remember for a lifetime.
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  • J
    Written on July 15, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Awesome experience with Ebony. She knows everything to get you the best experience on your travels. Would absolutely recommend her.
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  • B
    Written on July 12, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I took the European discovery with the lovely Ebony.
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  • K
    Written on July 11, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Ebony was an amazing trip manager! She has so much knowledge and experience with the different places we travelled to, and put in 110% effort into everything she did for us. She really made our trip so incredibly enjoyable and smooth!
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  • OP
    Written on July 8, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The trip was lovely. Ebony is a wonderful trip manager who has an extensive knowledge of the cities we were visiting and is a lovely person. Great trip, will definitely recommend it.
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  • GW
    Written on December 10, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    My experience is one that I will never forget. It was filled with meeting new people, forming a family, finding new love ❤️ and of course getting the classic contiki cough and most importantly seeing the sights of beautiful hidden and well known gems of europe
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  • AS
    Written on December 10, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing experience!
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  • SB
    Written on December 9, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Kassie made our trip memorable. She would always go out of her way to make sure everyone's requirements were met, no easy with 50 individuals. Would definitely recommend traveling with Kassie as your leader!
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  • N
    Written on December 9, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    The most amazing trip of a lifetime which I'm sure wouldn't have been the same if Kassie hadn't been our tour manager. She was so knowledgeable and, as a solo traveller, made me feel so welcome.
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  • L
    Written on December 9, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing European holiday made even better because of Kassie. She was knowledgeable, fun, and made sure we experienced the best of each city or country we visited.
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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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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 Austrian Tyrol
  • Day 5: Austrian Tyrol to Venice
  • Day 6: Venice to Rome
  • Day 7: Rome
  • Day 8: Rome to Florence
  • Day 9: Florence to Lucerne
  • Day 10: Lucerne to Paris
  • Day 11: Paris
  • Day 12: Depart Paris

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Optional Extras
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Videos

  • Discovery Plus:see it all & do it all with Contiki
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
Discovery Plus:see it all & do it all with Contiki

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • May 1, 2017

      What highlights does this tour include?

      This is an amazing tour of England with some amazing highlights such as:
      - Discover the coffee shops of Amsterdam
      - Experience Munich’s Bavarian beer culture
      - Explore magnificent Venice by gondola.

    • April 1, 2017

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

      This is an amazing tour of Europe with some amazing highlights such as discovering the coffee shops of Amsterdam, experiencing Munich’s Bavarian beer culture and exploring magnificent Venice by gondola.

    • December 1, 2016

      Can the age limit be extended, for this tour?

      Contiki specifically designs their tours strictly for 18-35 year old travellers to ensure every traveller is comfortable amongst people of their own age range. For this reason they are strict with the age limit and no exceptions can be made. However if you would like to enjoy a similar style of tour you may wish to travel with companies such as Topdeck Travel or Expat Explore who have more flexible age ranges and a similar kind of travel style.

      Get in contact with us and our customer support team will work on pairing you with the perfect adventure.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Grant Feddo
      "We travel initially to lose ourselves; Then we travel next, to find ourselves. - I am lucky enough to..."
    • Ebony Skye Anderson
      "So when I moved to Switzerland to study in 2006 - little did I know it would end up changing every plan..."
    • Nihar Vasa
      "Indian born, Filipino raised, Kiwi influenced, Aussie experienced, European roamer...World bound! :D"
    • Trent Plaine
      "Hi guys and girls! 4 years ago I lifted the anchor and set sail to Europe with a 1 way ticket, a big..."
    • Chloe Du Bois
      "Hi I am Chloe. I packed my suitcase two years ago to lead a life on the road and two years later here..."
    • Lucy Powell
      "Hey everyone, I have been working for Contiki for 7 years as a tour manager and also briefly as a driver...."
    • Megs Chandler
      "Growing up in the most isolated city in the world, it was like a right of passage to travel half way..."
    • Chris 'Koda' Tabone
      "From what started out as a short 2 month trip back in 2010, has now turned into a lifestyle for me. Before..."
    • Emma Chipperfield
    • Brianna Dransfield
    • Ellie Teasdale
    • Kassie Jones

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      • Janet, 30 years old7th April 2017
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      About the countries

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      Currencies

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      England
      Euro
      Netherlands , Germany , Austria , Italy and France
      CHF
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      Switzerland

      Plugs & Adapters

      EnglandNetherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy and FranceItalySwitzerland

      Visa

      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

      Vaccinations

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      Tick-borne encephalitis
      Recommended for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.

      Policies

      Location
      Start and end in London.
      Hold my space
      TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 4 December 2017 the full payment of $2,636 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      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 $2636 for European Discovery, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
      Credit Cards
      The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 3,220 km.
      • London (England)
      • 358 km
      • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
      • 669 km
      • Munich (Germany)
      • 98 km
      • Tyrol (Austria)
      • 209 km
      • Venice (Italy)
      • 394 km
      • Rome (Italy)
      • 232 km
      • Florence (Italy)
      • 431 km
      • Lucerne (Switzerland)
      • 488 km
      • Paris (France)
      • 343 km
      • London (England)

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