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European Discovery (End London, Summer, 12 Days)

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European Discovery (End London, Summer, 12 Days) - Contiki
European Discovery (End London, Summer, 12 Days) - Contiki
Leelianna "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 wher..."
Excellent
128 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+11
Ends
London
Map

Highlights

  • Weave through a maze of canals with a celebratory cruise
  • Experience a beer culture like no other in Munich
  • Walk in the footsteps of mighty gladiators in Rome
  • Tick off your bucket list with a gondola ride in Venice
  • Splurge on a shopping spree of the Champs-Elysées
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
52
Transportation
Train & Rail
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Operator
Contiki
Start and end in London! With the discovery tour European Discovery (End London, Summer, 12 Days), you have a 12 day tour package taking you through London, England and 10 other destinations in Europe. European Discovery (End London, Summer, 12 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London to Amsterdam
  2. Day 2: Amsterdam to Rhine Valley
  3. Day 3: Rhine Valley to Munich
  4. Day 4: Munich to Austrian Tyrol via Innsbruck
  5. Day 5: Austrian Tyrol to Venice
  6. Day 6: Venice to Rome
  7. Day 7: Rome
  8. Day 8: Rome to Florence
  9. Day 9: Florence to Lucerne
  10. Day 10: Lucerne to Paris
  11. Day 11: Paris
  12. Day 12: Paris to London

Travel guide

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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

  • Optional Extras

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

128 Reviews

Excellent
83%
Good
15%
Average
0%
Rather Poor
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  • Written on August 13, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best value way to see the most of western Europe!

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  • R
    Written on April 7, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Tai was a fabulous guide and rusty was an amazing driver. Tai did a fantastic job at teaching us all there is to know about Europe in the short time we had in each country.

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  • M
    Written on April 5, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Tai was absolutely amazing ! Knowledgeable and was able to help if we were ever lost or confused about the itinerary ! Best trip i’ve ever been on!!

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  • B
    Written on April 5, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Tai-Leigh was an absolutely amazing tour guide, incredibly knowledgeable and great to have a laugh with! Would 10/10 tour with Tai-Leigh again

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  • GT
    Written on January 14, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Had an amazing time, met great people and saw so many wonderful sights. Lots of time spent on the coach but that’s all part of the experience. This was my first time away from home at Christmas and I don’t have any regrets.

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  • KM
    Written on October 22, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I was on a tour with Nihar Vasa. The tour was of the country of Poland. Nihar was very attentive to our group of 47. He provided some valuable information, some jokes (he needs to work on those) :-) and suggestions on what we will see and where to go for... Read more

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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... Read more

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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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Questions & Answers

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

    • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are travelling alone Contiki can either match you up with another like-minded travellers of the same sex for no additional cost or if available you can choose to have the privacy of your own private room by paying a single supplement.

    • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are travelling alone Contiki can either match you up with another like-minded travellers of the same sex for no additional cost or if available you can choose to have the privacy of your own private room by paying a single supplement.

    • Will I have to share a room on the tour?

      Shared accommodation with other like-minded travellers is normal on Contiki, and is all part of the experience. How many people you will be sharing with depends on the region, travel style and type of accommodation, but twin or quad same-sex sharing is generally the case.

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    Videos

    • Western Europe Travel Guide
    • Discoverer
    • European Discovery
    • Travel Isn't About Where You Go...
    • Contiki Experiences
    • Contiki Munch
    • Europe Summer Team
    • Contiki Accomodation
    • European Discovery
    Western Europe Travel Guide

    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...."
    • Meagan 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
    • Tai-Leigh Steffens
    • Kassie Jones

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    • Nicole12th September 2019
      TourRadar have been beyond helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The Tour providers they work with are brilliant and the help desk people both with TourRadar and their providers are so friendly and personalise each chat to you. I can not rate them highly enough!

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

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    England
    Euro
    Netherlands , Germany , Austria , Italy , Vatican City (Holy See) and France
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    Visa

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    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.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 18 December 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 18 December 2019, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 3,241 km.
    • London (England)
    • 358 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 669 km
    • Munich (Germany)
    • 97 km
    • Innsbruck (Austria)
    • 15 km
    • Tyrol (Austria)
    • 209 km
    • Venice (Italy)
    • 394 km
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 3 km
    • Vatican City (Vatican City (Holy See))
    • 3 km
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 232 km
    • Florence (Italy)
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