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European Encounter London base winter 2018

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European Encounter London base winter 2018 - Contiki
European Encounter London base winter 2018 - Contiki
James "Before I started my European encounter I had stepped foot on the bus filled with excitement, expectations and worries about the fact I was about to be thrown on a bus with up to 50 people I didn't know. It is now safe to say that my excitement was warranted. My expectations were blown out of the water and my worries were not needed. From day 1 Megs made everybody feel at home with each other. Thro..."
Excellent
36 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+10
Ends
London
Map

Highlights

  • Test out your yodelling at the top of the Swiss Alps.
  • Glide on a gondola through the canals of Venice.
  • Snack on crêpes and enjoy a cabaret in Paris.
  • Take your breath away at colourful Cinque Terre.
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Train & Rail
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start and end in London! With the discovery tour European Encounter London base winter 2018, you have a 16 day tour package taking you through London, England and 10 other destinations in Europe. European Encounter London base winter 2018 includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

36 Reviews

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  • I
    Written on September 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had such an amazing time on my first overseas trip, thanks to Megs!

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  • C
    Written on September 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Megs was an fantastic guide, so knowledgeable and down to earth. She made the experience so easy and so much better, I’m glad I got the opportunity to be on her tour.

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  • O
    Written on September 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Travelled with my bestie September 2017, and it’ll be one I’ll never forget!! ☺️

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  • European Encounter London base winter 2018 reviewer 4
    Written on January 18, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip exceeded my expectations of a contiki tour! Everyone in the group were so lovely and friendly. Trip manager Cameron and driver Reuben have been more than great throughout the entire trip.

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  • JS
    Written on April 14, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Where do I start!? Megs is hands down the best tour manager you will ever have. From her bubbly personality and warm smile, she makes you feel at ease straight away. Her level of knowledge is insane and blows you away. She is not only knowledgeable and... Read more

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  • WP
    Written on April 9, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was an incredible way to gain a snapshot of Europe and meet some amazing people along the way. In particular the tour manager Megs was fantastic. She has an uncanny ability to lift your spirits when the hectic pace of Contiki starts to get on top... Read more

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  • MR
    Written on April 7, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Megs was a fantastic manager and a huge part of why this trip was so unbelievable! Megs went above and beyond every single day to ensure we had the time of our lives!!!

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  • MR
    Written on April 7, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was incredible and surpassed all my expectations! Contiki made sure I experienced as much as humanly possible in the time allotted, and there was no excuse not to have fun. I had the best time of my life on tour with Contiki!

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  • LH
    Written on April 7, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip surpassed all expectations, from the people I shared it with to our tour manager whose energy holds no limits. Every day was a new and exciting adventure. Megs has certainly motivated me to do another contiki in the future!

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  • JM
    Written on April 6, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Before I started my European encounter I had stepped foot on the bus filled with excitement, expectations and worries about the fact I was about to be thrown on a bus with up to 50 people I didn't know. It is now safe to say that my excitement was... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London to Amsterdam
  2. Day 2: Amsterdam to Berlin
  3. Day 3: Berlin
  4. Day 4: Berlin to Prague via Dresden
  5. Day 5: Prague
  6. Day 6: Prague to Salzburg
  7. Day 7: Salzburg to Venice
  8. Day 8: Venice to Rome
  9. Day 9: Rome
  10. Day 10: Rome to Florence
  11. Day 11: Florence to Italian Riviera via Pisa
  12. Day 12: Italian Riviera to Lucerne
  13. Day 13: Lucerne
  14. Day 14: Lucerne to Paris
  15. Day 15: Paris
  16. Day 16: Paris to London

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

Videos

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

Questions & Answers

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

    • Does this trip stay in hostels or hotels?

      On this trip, the accommodation is based on staying in twin share hotels.

    • Do you ever feel rushed on this trip?

      This trip's itinerary and travel style tries to focus on helping you see as much as possible. This trip is the best way to get a taste of many different cities and countries in a short amount of time!

    • Is a triple share room possible for this trip?

      Yes, the pricing is based on a triple share so we can certainly request for the trhee of you to be roomed together on this amazing tour. Please contact us to arrange this.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • 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"
    • Megs Chandler
      "Growing up in the most isolated city in the world, it was like a right of passage to travel half way..."
    • Aaron rogers
    • Kassie Jones

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

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    England
    Euro
    Netherlands , Austria , Italy and France
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    Switzerland

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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 Switzerland and Austria. Ideally 6 months before travel.

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    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 $99 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 11 May 2019 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for European Encounter London base winter 2018, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 3,459 km.
    • London (England)
    • 358 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 19 km
    • Edam (Netherlands)
    • 651 km
    • Lucerne (Switzerland)
    • 235 km
    • Innsbruck (Austria)
    • 215 km
    • Venice (Italy)
    • 394 km
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 232 km
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 321 km
    • Nice (France)
    • 300 km
    • Lyon (France)
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