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European Encounter (17 Days)

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European Encounter (17 Days) - Contiki
European Encounter (17 Days) - Contiki
Warren "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 of you. Her knowledge of every country we visit is mind blowing, and in the unlikely circumstance she is faced with a question she cannot ans..."
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1 review
Starts
London
Destinations
+17
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Catch some rays on the beaches of the Italian Riviera
  • Down some pizza, pasta and gelato in Rome
  • Spend your day exploring fairytale castles in Prague
  • Enjoy a smorgasbord of partying and visit the Berlin Wall
  • Step back in time and discover the rich history of Dresden
  • Tick off your bucket list with a gondola ride in Venice
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
52
Transportation
Train & Rail
Travel style
Adventure, Coach / Bus
Operator
Contiki
Start and end in London! With the adventure tour European Encounter (17 Days), you have a 17 day tour package taking you through London, England and 14 other destinations in Europe. European Encounter (17 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive London
    Start point Meet up your Trip Manager, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 16:00
  2. Day 2: London to Amsterdam
  3. Day 3: Amsterdam including Edam
  4. Day 4: Amsterdam to Berlin
  5. Day 5: Berlin
  6. Day 6: Berlin to Prague via Dresden
  7. Day 7: Prague
  8. Day 8: Prague to Salzburg
  9. Day 9: Salzburg to Venice
  10. Day 10: Venice to Rome
  11. Day 11: Rome
  12. Day 12: Rome to Florence
  13. Day 13: Florence to Italian Riviera via Pisa
  14. Day 14: Italian Riviera to Lucerne
  15. Day 15: Lucerne to Paris
  16. Day 16: Paris
  17. Day 17: Paris to London
    End point London, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Written on August 17, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Amazing experience! Definitely would do it again

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    Written on May 13, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Being my first overseas trip I wanted a tour to ensure I got to see as much as I could in the small amount of time I was there. Through the well thought out plan's Remi organised our days with amazing activities and always had incredible recommendations for... Read more

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  • S
    Written on May 12, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Remi was an excellent tour manager, he made the trip all so awesome! Would definitely go again on an Asian Adventure hopefully soon!

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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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    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 (17 Days) reviewer 7
    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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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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    About the countries

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    France , Netherlands , Germany , Austria , Italy and Vatican City (Holy See)
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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.

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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.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 19 December 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 19 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
    TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Contiki. Please familiarise yourself with the Contiki payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
    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 3,795 km.
    • London (England)
    • 109 km
    • Dover (England)
    • 43 km
    • Calais (France)
    • 262 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 577 km
    • Berlin (Germany)
    • 165 km
    • Dresden (Germany)
    • 118 km
    • Prague (Czech Republic)
    • 272 km
    • Salzburg (Austria)
    • 269 km
    • Venice (Italy)
    • 394 km
    • Rome (Italy)
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