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European Discovery (Latest, Summer, End Paris, 12 Days) - Contiki
12 days

European Discovery (Latest, Summer, End Paris, 12 Days)

Start and end in London
Tour Operator:
Contiki
Max group size:
52
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
1033
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US $2,406
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Highlights

  • See a renaissance masterpiece at St Peter's Basilica
  • Share a family-style Tuscan dinner with an aperitivo
  • Take a cruise along the glittering Lake Lucerne

Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the Discovery tour European Discovery (Latest, Summer, End Paris, 12 Days), you have a 12 days tour package taking you through London, England and 10 other destinations in Europe. European Discovery (Latest, Summer, End Paris, 12 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Optional Extras
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.2
  • 4.7
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  • BS
    · August 13th, 2019
    Best value way to see the most of western Europe!
    Trip date: July 2019
  • R
    · April 7th, 2019
    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.
    Trip date: January 2019
  • M
    · April 5th, 2019
    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!!
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Mackensie, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: January 2019
  • B
    · April 5th, 2019
    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
    European Discovery (Latest, Summer, End Paris, 12 Days) customer review photo 1
    Trip date: January 2019
  • GT
    · January 14th, 2018
    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.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Gemma, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are pleased to know you had an amazing time on the trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: December 2017
  • KM
    · October 22nd, 2017
    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... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Karen, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are pleased to know you had a good time on the trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: September 2017
  • LF
    · July 24th, 2017
    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... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Leelianna, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are pleased to know you had a memorable trip experience. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: May 2014
  • J
    · July 15th, 2017
    Awesome experience with Ebony. She knows everything to get you the best experience on your travels. Would absolutely recommend her.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Jay, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are pleased to know you had an awesome experience. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: June 2017
  • B
    · July 12th, 2017
    I took the European discovery with the lovely Ebony.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Belen, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: June 2017
  • K
    · July 11th, 2017
    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!
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Kerry, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are pleased to know you had an incredible trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: June 2017

Dates & Availability

12 days
European Discovery (Latest, Summer, End Paris, 12 Days)
From London to London
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • How many travellers will be on this tour?

      Contiki coaches can carry up to 53 passengers

    • Are the flights included?

      We specialise in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare before confirming your tour.

    • What is the age range?

      Contiki creates trip itineraries designed for younger travellers. They can be more fast-paced, budget-minded, and includes activities for travellers to meet and have fun with other young passengers from all parts of the world! Their brand is designed around this unique experience geared toward younger travellers, so only passengers 18 - 39 can travel on this tour.

    • Will there be many other solo travellers in this group?

      Many of our customers are solo travellers and when they meet their fellow travellers they often create life-long friendships! Solo travel is becoming more and more popular and you are sure to meet like-minded travellers on this tour.

    • Is it possible to leave the tour early and stay longer in Paris?

      Is it possible to deviate in Paris, many travellers opt to stay longer in Paris after the tour ends, or make their way elsewhere from Paris.

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    Good to Know

    • Currencies
      Euro
      Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See) and Netherlands
      £
      Pound Sterling
      England
      Fr.
      Swiss Franc
      Switzerland
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, L, J, G. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, L, J.

      Type C
      Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See) and Netherlands
      Type E
      Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See) and Netherlands
      Type F
      Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See) and Netherlands
      Type L
      Italy
      Type J
      Switzerland
      Type G
      England
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • 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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before September 12th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 12th, 2021, a minimum payment of $99 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 45 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Contiki will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Contiki" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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