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Europe Escape - 12 Days - Expat Explore Travel
Europe Escape - 12 Days - Expat Explore Travel
Janice "To be honest at first I thought this tour was a fake. Between talking to a different person each time when I had a question and having my money go to a bank that I don't know in Europe, I was a bit unsure of it, even though there were great reviews. Once the bus pulled up at our meeting place on the first day all fears of this trip being a scam left. What a great experience! The tour leader we h..."
Excellent
409 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+14
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • See the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe
  • Enjoy a great bird’s-eye view from the top of Swiss Alps
  • Visit Vatican City - the smallest country in the world
  • Taste the local Bavarian beer and famous Burgundy wine
  • Sample the tasty Belgian chocolate and Dutch cheese
Age range
10 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
51
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Europe Escape - 12 Days, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through London, England and 14 other destinations in Europe. Europe Escape - 12 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

409 Reviews

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Good
22%
Average
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  • MC
    Written on December 8, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Tour guide Helen and driver German Joe were excellent!!! Unfortunately I got sick on the 3rd day. I noticed a couple of fellow tourist were coughing in the bus without covering their mouths. It’s a closed bus and without using proper manners, when you... Read more

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  • DJ
    Written on November 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    I enjoyed this experience a lot. Will be returning again!!

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  • A
    Written on November 15, 2018
    4.0 - Good

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  • JW
    Written on November 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    To be honest at first I thought this tour was a fake. Between talking to a different person each time when I had a question and having my money go to a bank that I don't know in Europe, I was a bit unsure of it, even though there were great reviews. Once... Read more

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  • DH
    Written on November 13, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    This tour did indeed show many sights in Europe as expected, and it will be a great memory for us as our 20th Anniversary trip. It is not a tour for the faint of heart however, as there is considerable, long walking and overly extensive bus rides, some 8+... Read more

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  • MA
    Written on November 13, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Great time. Helen was knowledgeable. Wayne was a professional driver. Some meals were not included that may be included in the package.

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  • Europe Escape - 12 Days reviewer 7
    Written on November 13, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Overall Tour was great. Paris hotel was poor . Tour leader and driver both were outstanding .

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  • Europe Escape - 12 Days reviewer 8
    Written on November 11, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was an amazing experience. It was quick pace but worth it all. Some places we stopped at wished we had more time to spend compared to other places. The optional were nice but I wish I knew in advance so I could of exchanged more money so I wasn’t... Read more

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  • LM
    Written on November 11, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Steve is wonderful, very knowledgeable, very organized, and personable. We enjoyed put rour a lot. We would take another tour with him in a heartbeat!

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  • HK
    Written on November 10, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was the best trip ever

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London - Paris
    Start point Outside Hotel Novotel at Greenwich station, 173-185 Greenwich High Road, London, SE10 8JA 06:30
  2. Day 2: Paris - Free day
  3. Day 3: Burgundy - Swiss Alps
  4. Day 4: Swiss Alps - Free day
  5. Day 5: Swiss Alps - Florence - Tuscany
  6. Day 6: Tuscany - Pisa - Rome
  7. Day 7: Rome - Free day
  8. Day 8: Rome - Venice
  9. Day 9: Innsbruck - Munich - Bavaria
  10. Day 10: Bavaria - Rhine Valley
  11. Day 11: Rhine Valley - Amsterdam
  12. Day 12: Amsterdam - Bruges - London
    End point Greenwich train station, 173-185 Greenwich High Road, London, SE10 8JA 18:30 - 21:30

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
    1. Paris - Ibis la Defense

      Address: 4 Boulevard de Neuilly, 92400 Courbevoie, France

    2. Swiss Alps - Alpenrose Hotel & Gardens

      Address: Kirchgasse 72B, 3812 Wilderswil, Switzerland

    3. Tuscany - Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio

      Address: Corso Matteotti 42, 51016 Montecatini Terme PT, Italy

    4. Rome - Hotel Cristoforo Colombo

      Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo, 710, 00144 Roma RM, Italy

    5. Venice - Elite Residence Hotel

      Address: Via Forte Marghera, 119, 30173 Venezia VE, Italy

    6. Munich - ACHAT Premium München-Süd

      Address: Perchtinger Str. 3, 81379 München, Germany

    7. Rhine Valley - Rheinlust

      Address: Rheinallee 27-30, 56154 Boppard, Germany

    8. Amsterdam - Hampton by Hilton Schipol Airport

      Address: Neptunusstraat 1, 2132 JA Hoofddorp, Netherlands

    *Please note exact accommodation and details are re-confirmed at time of booking and subject to change up to 6 weeks prior to departure

  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

Videos

  • Europe Escape - 12 Days
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
Europe Escape - 12 Days

Questions & Answers

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

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      A single supplement is not mandatory for this tour, as travellers can be roomed with a fellow traveller of the same sex for no additional cost. This is a great way to get to know your group and enrich your travel experience! If you would prefer a little more privacy, a single supplement can be paid, which will guarantee you your own room for the duration of the tour. Please contact our Travel Experts to arrange this.

    • Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

      The accepted currency for the countries visited on this tour are as follows:

      - Austria - Euro (EUR)
      - France - Euro (EUR)
      - Germany - Euro (EUR)
      - Italy - Euro (EUR)
      - Netherlands - Euro (EUR)
      - Switzerland - Swiss franc (CHF)
      - United Kingdom - Pound sterling (£)

    • Should I book pre/post tour accommodation?

      Some passengers prefer to arrive one day earlier and leave one day later, as the tour starts early in the morning and ends in the evening. Expat Explore does not offer pre-trip or post-trip accommodations in London, therefore you would need to arrange accommodation yourself.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    £
    Pound sterling
    England
    Euro
    France , Italy , Vatican City (Holy See) , Austria , Germany , Netherlands and Belgium
    CHF
    Franc
    Switzerland

    Plugs & Adapters

    EnglandFrance, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See), Austria, Germany, Netherlands and BelgiumSwitzerlandItaly

    Visa

    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.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Ideally 6 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in London.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Expat Explore Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 February 2019 the full payment of $1,650 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1650 for Europe Escape - 12 Days, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Expat Explore Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 3,381 km.
    • London (England)
    • 343 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 263 km
    • Dijon (France)
    • 239 km
    • Jungfraujoch (Switzerland)
    • 401 km
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 41 km
    • Montecatini (Italy)
    • 37 km
    • Pisa (Italy)
    • 265 km
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 3 km
    • Vatican City (Vatican City (Holy See))
    • 394 km
    • Venice (Italy)
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