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Ultimate Europe - 26 Days

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Ultimate Europe - 26 Days - Expat Explore Travel
Ultimate Europe - 26 Days - Expat Explore Travel
Sean "Definitely a whirlwind tour of Europe - so much to do, so much to see. If you want a relaxing vacation, this is NOT for you - you will be up most days by 6:30 and walk upwards of 15 Kms per day at times. BUT if you want to see as many fanatastic sights as you can for a budget price, this is the tour for you. We had a great bunch of people on the bus and will definitely stay in touch with many of ..."
Excellent
87 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+26
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Explore the charming historical cities on the Danube
  • Be amazed by Colosseum and Pantheon in Rome
  • Learn the history and science behind French fragrances
  • Feel as if you’re on ‘top of the world’ in the Swiss Alps
  • Stop in Luxembourg, one of Europe's smallest countries
  • Treat yourself with wiener schnitzel, tapas and pizza
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 Ultimate Europe - 26 Days, you have a 26 day tour package taking you through London, England and 25 other destinations in Europe. Ultimate Europe - 26 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

87 Reviews

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Good
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Average
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  • N
    Written on October 3, 2018
    2.0 - Rather poor

    Really disappointing experience. I can forgive poor hotels and food, and I expected early mornings and a lot of driving. But our tour leader was terrible. He was rude and insulting, made sexually threatening jokes to some in our group, and seemed to make it... Read more

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  • A
    Written on September 4, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Steve you were the best. Your background information delivered to us on the bus before we reached destinations gave us so much insight to what was before and what was now. The 26 Days we shared with you and Joa travelling Europe will forever be the... Read more

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  • Ultimate Europe - 26 Days reviewer 3
    Written on August 26, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    I'm not sure I would do a tour as long as this again, but the experience was unforgettable. Steve, our tour leader was excellent. He was knowledgeable, approachable and a thoroughly lovely man. Some of the travel days were long, but you soon get used to it... Read more

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  • A
    Written on June 21, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Steve is well versed, he knows almost everything about the places weve been to. What i know in the books ive read about each country we visited, steve did a lot of additonal information which made us understand more about the culture, traditions and so many... Read more

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  • A
    Written on June 10, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    Our tour was as we expected however the accommodation was sub-standard on several occasions.

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  • HS
    Written on June 1, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    a couple of accommodations were like 1 -2 star rate and aircon didn't work with some accommodations.

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  • ST
    Written on May 30, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Definitely a whirlwind tour of Europe - so much to do, so much to see. If you want a relaxing vacation, this is NOT for you - you will be up most days by 6:30 and walk upwards of 15 Kms per day at times. BUT if you want to see as many fanatastic sights as... Read more

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  • JD
    Written on May 30, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    Tour was enjoyable & we saw a lot. There was a mixture of great hotels & average hotels. Breakfasts & hotel locations varied also. Included meals were massed produced & not so good.

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  • Ultimate Europe - 26 Days reviewer 9
    Written on May 29, 2018
    2.5 - Average

    First off I'd like to say that I wouldn't have taken this long of a tour if I had known that the bathroom on the coach wasn't suppose to be used unless it was an emergency. We made sure that it was for our age group, knowing people in their 60's usually... Read more

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  • Ultimate Europe - 26 Days reviewer 10
    Written on May 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely amazing tour I would highly recommend this trip, not only was it a great experience but we saw so much in 26 days. Each destination was amazing and different our guide Percy was excellent and very helpful, we started our tour in September and... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London - Bruges - Amsterdam
    Start point Outside Hotel Novotel at Greenwich station, 173-185 Greenwich High Road, London, SE10 8JA 06:30
  2. Day 2: Amsterdam
  3. Day 3: Amsterdam - Berlin
  4. Day 4: Berlin
  5. Day 5: Dresden - Prague
  6. Day 6: Prague - Free day
  7. Day 7: Bratislava - Vienna
  8. Day 8: Ljubljana - Venice
  9. Day 9: Venice - Free day
  10. Day 10: Venice - Rome
  11. Day 11: Rome - Free day
  12. Day 12: Rome - Free day
  13. Day 13: Rome - Florence - Tuscany
  14. Day 14: Pisa - French Riviera
  15. Day 15: Monaco - French Riviera
  16. Day 16: Arles - Barcelona
  17. Day 17: Barcelona - Free day
  18. Day 18: Barcelona - Free day
  19. Day 19: Barcelona - Pont du Gard - Avignon
  20. Day 20: Geneva - Swiss Alps
  21. Day 21: Swiss Alps - Free day
  22. Day 22: Liechtenstein - Munich - Bavaria
  23. Day 23: Bavaria - Rhine Valley
  24. Day 24: Rhine Valley - Luxembourg - Paris
  25. Day 25: Paris - Free day
  26. Day 26: Return to London
    End point Greenwich train station, 173-185 Greenwich High Road, London, SE10 8JA 14:00 – 17:30

What's included

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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

    9. Prague - Hotel Duo

      Address: Teplická 492, 190 00 Praha 9, Czechia

    10. Vienna - Fourside Hotel Vienna City Center

      Address: Grieshofgasse 11, 1120 Wien, Austria

    11. Barcelona - Ibis Meridiana

      Address: Heron City, Passeig d'Andreu Nin, 9, 08016 Barcelona, Spain

    12. Avignon - Ibis Budget Avignon

      Address: 8 Boulevard Saint-Dominique, 84000 Avignon, France

    *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

  • 26 day Ultimate Europe Tour
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
26 day Ultimate Europe Tour

Questions & Answers

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

    • When and where does the tour end?

      The tour ends in London on the last day of your tour between 2 pm - 5.30 pm, depending on local traffic conditions. The drop off point will be in Greenwich only at Greenwich train station (173-185 Greenwich High Road, London, SE10 8JA).

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Expat Explore can provide private airport transfers for passengers flying into Heathrow or Gatwick airport for an additional cost. Please contact our Customer Support team for more information.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Unfortunately, Expat Explore can not book your pre/post accommodation for this tour but you are more than welcome to book directly with the hotel yourself.

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      I found TourRadar website extremely easy to navigate, whenever I had an inquiry they replied very promptly in really good detail with suggestions. An excellent travel company, one who I can't fault.

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

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    England
    Euro
    Belgium , Netherlands , Germany , Slovakia , Austria , Slovenia , Italy , Vatican City (Holy See) , France , Spain and Luxembourg
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    Czech Republic
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    Switzerland and Liechtenstein

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    EnglandBelgium, Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See), France, Spain and LuxembourgItalySwitzerland and Liechtenstein

    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 Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. Ideally 2 months before travel.

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    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 15 February 2019 the full payment of $3,265 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 $3265 for Ultimate Europe - 26 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 15,521 km.
    • London (England)
    • 235 km
    • Bruges (Belgium)
    • 173 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 13 km
    • Zaanse Schans (Netherlands)
    • 13 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 577 km
    • Berlin (Germany)
    • 165 km
    • Dresden (Germany)
    • 118 km
    • Prague (Czech Republic)
    • 291 km
    • Bratislava (Slovakia)
    • 55 km
    • Vienna (Austria)
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