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European Inspiration (19 Days)

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European Inspiration (19 Days) - Contiki
European Inspiration (19 Days) - Contiki
Tim "Wow, what an amazing trip my girlfriend and I had. We saw so many incredible, exciting and odd things that were on our bucket lists and made some amazing friends as we all become one big family. Our tour manager Megs was absolutely amazing and is a star - A real asset to Contiki as she went above and beyond what she needed to do and pushed us all to not only have a great time and experience new th..."
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81 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+17
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Explore Amsterdam's Red Light District
  • Visit the Parliament Building of Berlin
  • Wind down in beautiful old city Prague
  • Visit the beautiful Alpine town of Lucerne
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
52
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Plane, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start and end in London! With the discovery tour European Inspiration (19 Days), you have a 19 day tour package taking you through London, England and 16 other destinations in Europe. European Inspiration (19 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

81 Reviews

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  • J
    Written on September 25, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Meg has such a passion and puts so much effort into making sure the tour goes smoothly and that you have the best time of your life
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  • A
    Written on September 25, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Megs was fantastic, she was organised, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. She was also able to keep us entertained when our bus had delays and we were sitting in traffic.
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  • SB
    Written on July 31, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    My girlfriend and I loved our Contiki! The people we met, the places we saw and the tour was amazing! Our tour manager Megs put so much time and effort into organising everything for us and we couldn't thank her enough. Her and Pav were always down for a good chat and both made the bus trips enjoyable. Thank you! Sebastian & Jaimee
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  • R
    Written on July 22, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Exploring Europe for the first time via contiki (and Megs) was probably one of the best decisions I've ever made. It was such a well laid out tour and Megs was absolutely amazing in ensuring we have a great time, even when unforseenable circumstances arose. She made sure we got the most out of every country and made every experience beyond enjoyable, and she was more of a friend rather than merely a tour manager. She made this trip as memorable as it is for all of us!
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  • A
    Written on July 22, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I literally could not of dreamt for a better tour to choose, or a better tour manager to run it. Megs was incredible for the entire 19 days, teaching us history of every place whilst making everything fun and interesting. It was our first time in Europe and it was one of the most amazing things we have ever done. She kept the entire tour running smoothly even when unforeseen delays arose. I wish my life was narrated by her themed playlists! And I miss our wee Contiki fam xx
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  • BP
    Written on July 21, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Megs ! You were fun , enthusiastic , easy going , full of knowledge and made our Contiki family honestly can't thank you enough for the trip of a life time . Love the Melbourne girls Steph , Sophia and Briana xx
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  • PM
    Written on July 21, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    My contiki trip was worth every single cent I spent! Our tour manager, Megs, was so so amazing at her job Everything was organised for us and she was so knowledgable about everything we did and at the same time knew how to party! Every single thing she reccomended from food to places to visit was well worth it Having everything planned made the trip so easy! From wifi passwords to nightclubs megs was all over it. She made us bond and is the reason for some strong friendships and the real family feel within the group The overall experience was amazing and it well and truely gave me the travel bug I can not wait to go back
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  • B
    Written on July 12, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Megs was overal such an amazing person! She made sure everything for our trip was as organized as could be and that we got the most out of every place we went. She wasn't just a tour manager, she was practically one of us and she never turned down an opportunity to party with the contiki fam! So intelligent and informed, and she always wanted to share everything she could with us. So grateful the Contiki gods blessed us with Megs as our manager!!
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  • R
    Written on July 10, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    This trip truely went beyond what I expected. Megs, our tour manager went above and beyond to ensure we all had the best time possible. She is also the reason many of us formed such close bonds and became a family (forceful hugs work). The trip itself was well planned, ensuring we get two nights and a full day in every city. I appreciated this a lot more than I thought i would as it gave us time to rest and catch up on sleep, but still do everything that sparks our interest. 10/10
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  • TR
    Written on July 7, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Wow, what an amazing trip my girlfriend and I had. We saw so many incredible, exciting and odd things that were on our bucket lists and made some amazing friends as we all become one big family. Our tour manager Megs was absolutely amazing and is a star - A real asset to Contiki as she went above and beyond what she needed to do and pushed us all to not only have a great time and experience new things but to also experience different cultures, understand history and meet new people. Her energy and passion really added to the trip and made it what it was. I would totally recommend the trip to anyone who wants to expand their horizons, meet new people, see amazing sites and have an absolute blast!
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London to Amsterdam
  2. Day 2: Amsterdam incl Edam
  3. Day 3: Amsterdam to Berlin
  4. Day 4: Berlin
  5. Day 5: Berlin to Prague via Dresden
  6. Day 6: Prague
  7. Day 7: Prague to Munich via Dachau
  8. Day 8: Munich
  9. Day 9: Munich to Venice via Austrian Tyrol
  10. Day 10: Venice
  11. Day 11: Venice to Rome
  12. Day 12: Rome with Vatican City
  13. Day 13: Rome to Florence via Chianti Region
  14. Day 14: Florence
  15. Day 15: Florence to Lucerne via Pisa
  16. Day 16: Lucerne
  17. Day 17: Lucerne to Paris
  18. Day 18: Paris
  19. Day 19: Paris to London

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

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  • Flights

Videos

  • Winter & Ski: hit the slopes with Contiki
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
  • Contiki Discoverer Trips
Winter & Ski: hit the slopes with Contiki

Questions & Answers

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

    • How many people travel on this tour?

      Contiki coaches carry up to 53 passengers.

    • Can I join this tour in Amsterdam?

      Yes, you can join this tour when the coach arrives at the hotel in Amsterdam in the evening on day one, usually between 4pm and 5pm providing there is no delay. However there is no reduction in the tour price.
      You will be sent confirmation of the hotel details close to your travel date, as it is subject to change due to availability.

    • I am over 35 years. Can I go on the tours which say ideal for 18 to 35 years?

      Unfortunately there is no flexibility with the age restriction on Contiki tours. If you are interested in this itinerary, there are some fantastic options for you that do not have an age restriction with other operators.

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      I haven't travelled yet but from what I've seen so far I'm extremely happy I have chosen to travel with TourRadar. From my very first enquiry I was impressed. I had been researching a number of companies to find the right tour for us but all the others took their time in replying and I had to ask a number of times for information. The team at TourRadar were always prompt with answering me and very forthcoming with information. The website was easy to use and I was very impressed that it had so much information. What information I couldn't find on the website was quickly given to me once I asked. Would I refer TourRadar to my friends.....I already have! Now I can't wait to travel

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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, Czech Republic, Austria and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Czech Republic. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Czech Republic. Ideally 2 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 5 December 2018 the full payment of $2,231 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 $2231 for European Inspiration (19 Days), 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 3,861 km.
    • London (England)
    • 109 km
    • Dover (England)
    • 43 km
    • Calais (France)
    • 262 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 19 km
    • Edam (Netherlands)
    • 565 km
    • Berlin (Germany)
    • 165 km
    • Dresden (Germany)
    • 118 km
    • Prague (Czech Republic)
    • 297 km
    • Dachau (Germany)
    • 18 km
    • Munich (Germany)
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