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Road To Athens Base 2018 (17 Days)

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Road To Athens Base 2018 (17 Days) - Contiki
Road To Athens Base 2018 (17 Days) - Contiki
Jessica "I had the most amazing experience on my trip with Kassie Jones as our tour guide. It was my first trip overseas except for Bali and I was quite anxious even travelling with my husband. Having Kassie as our guide made our trip! She was always so helpful and she always made me feel safe; I trusted her with my life. She even told some funny jokes along the way. What was so amazing was that she would ..."
Excellent
57 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+12
Ends
Athens
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Highlights

  • Snack on crêpes and enjoy a cabaret in Paris
  • Test out your yodelling at the top of the Swiss Alps
  • Grab a stein and drink with the locals in Munich
  • Glide on a gondola through the canals of Venice.
  • Step back in time with a visit to Pompeii
  • Hop the Greek Islands sipping cocktails
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
52
Transportation
Train & Rail, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Operator
Contiki
Start in London and end in Athens! With the discovery tour Road To Athens Base 2018 (17 Days), you have a 17 day tour package taking you from London to Athens and through London, England and 13 other destinations in Europe. Road To Athens Base 2018 (17 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 Paris
  2. Day 2: Paris
  3. Day 3: Paris to Lucerne
  4. Day 4: Lucerne to Munich via Liechtenstein
  5. Day 5: Munich to Austrian Tyrol via Innsbruck
  6. Day 6: Austrian Tyrol
  7. Day 7: Austrian Tyrol to Venice
  8. Day 8: Venice
  9. Day 9: Venice to Florence via Pisa
  10. Day 10: Florence
  11. Day 11: Florence to Rome
  12. Day 12: Rome
  13. Day 13: Rome to Overnight Adriatic Ferry via Pompeii and Bari
  14. Day 14: Overnight Adriatic Ferry to Corfu
  15. Day 15: Corfu
  16. Day 16: Corfu to Athens via Corinth Canal
  17. Day 17: Depart Athens

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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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

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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57 Reviews

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  • A
    Written on September 28, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Meg’s was better than I could have ever imagined. She was fun, prepared and definitely cared a lot about her group.

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  • K
    Written on September 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Megs was one of the main reasons why I loved my Contiki tour so much! Not only is she super knowledgeable and interesting to listen to, but her bubbly personality and sense of humor made everyone’s day just a little more brighter. Not only is she a... Read more

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  • K
    Written on September 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Meg was an absolute blessing to have as a tour manager! Not only was she super knowledgeable and interesting, but she is such a lovely person. I can honestly say her bubble personality and kind heart is what made my contiki that much more special! Not... Read more

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  • L
    Written on September 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Any reservations I had about choosing Contiki and embarking on my first solo trip with complete strangers dissipated the minute met Megs addressed us on day one. Her enthusiasm, honesty, unbelievable wealth of knowledge and ability to laugh at herself made... Read more

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  • VP
    Written on November 22, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Stasi was very knowledgable, engaging and always went out of his way to make sure all tour members were having a good time!!

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  • BP
    Written on December 13, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    I can't praise Kassie enough! From the moment our tour began I felt safe and supported and learnt so much along the way about European history any questions I had Kassie had an immediate answer and was always so helpful, she was fun and enjoyed her time... Read more

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  • TB
    Written on December 10, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    My contiki was one of the best months of my life, Kassie was absolutely amazing in her efforts to accommodate everyone's needs and making it the best experience possible!

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  • G
    Written on December 9, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    The trip was better than expected! It was easy to get to place a to b without feeling unsafe and confident where you are! The staff went above and beyond meaning we all had the time of our lives

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  • E
    Written on December 9, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was my first Contiki and it was amazing, I have always wanted to travel to Europe and it was a great way to see all the major sights and pack as much in in a short period of time. Kassie was very knowledgable and organised everything and made us all... Read more

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  • JK
    Written on December 4, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had the most amazing experience on my trip with Kassie Jones as our tour guide. It was my first trip overseas except for Bali and I was quite anxious even travelling with my husband. Having Kassie as our guide made our trip! She was always so helpful and... Read more

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Questions & Answers

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

    • Is the overnight ferry safe?

      Contiki takes their travelers' safety very seriously.  As a company, they have used and continue to use these night ferries as good means of transportation to Greece and its beautiful islands.

    • Are we able to gamble when we go to the Monte Carlo Casino?

      Whilst on the tour you will have some time to gamble if you would like. If you are not into gambling, feel free to walk around the centre of Monaco and enjoy the amazing views.

    • Is It possible to end the journey in Naples and not go to Greece?

      Yes, you are able to leave and start the tour whenever you like at your own will. However, this does not change the price.

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    Videos

    • Western Europe Travel Guide
    • Road to Athens
    • Travel Isn't About Where You Go...
    • Contiki Experiences
    • Contiki Munch
    • Europe Summer Team
    • Contiki Accomodation
    • Road to Athens
    Western Europe Travel Guide

    Guides who have led this tour

    • Lasse Damstoft
      "Hi everyone, I am a happy and enthusiastic Dane, who loves showing the beauty of Scandinavia and Europe..."
    • 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..."
    • Tammy Coetzee
    • Kassie Jones

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    • David17th July 2019
      Very easy to understand the website and even easier to make a booking.. The hardest part is which tour to choose!

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      Sep 2, 2019
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      Sep 19, 2019
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      Sep 2, 2019
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      Oct 1, 2019
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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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    England
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    France , Germany , Austria , Italy and Greece
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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, Germany and Austria. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Greece. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Greece. Ideally 2 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    London is the starting point and Athens is the endpoint.
    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 30 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 30 October 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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    Payment methods
    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.

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 3,088 km.
    • London (England)
    • 109 km
    • Dover (England)
    • 263 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 488 km
    • Lucerne (Switzerland)
    • 273 km
    • Munich (Germany)
    • 97 km
    • Innsbruck (Austria)
    • 215 km
    • Venice (Italy)
    • 244 km
    • Pisa (Italy)
    • 69 km
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 232 km
    • Rome (Italy)
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