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Ultimate Europe - 26 Days - Expat Explore Travel
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Ultimate Europe - 26 Days

Start and end in Amsterdam
Tour Operator:
Expat Explore Travel
Max group size:
51
Age range:
10 to 90
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
14274
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US $3,800
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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

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Itinerary

Start and end in Amsterdam! With the Discovery tour Ultimate Europe - 26 Days, you have a 26 days tour package taking you through Amsterdam, Netherlands and 24 other destinations in Europe. Ultimate Europe - 26 Days includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start of tour in Amsterdam
  2. Day 2: Amsterdam: Optional Free Day
  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: Paris - Ghent - Amsterdam
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Where You'll Stay

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  • B
    · January 4th, 2020
    The Ultimate Europe Tour was incredible. Steve and Josh were both fantastic, memories that’ll last a lifetime.
    Trip date: May 2019
  • H
    · January 4th, 2020
    Not only was Steve the best tour guide but we also had the best driver Josh. Both these men made our holiday the best we have ever had. I have and will continue to promote both these men and the tours you guys have. I look forward to booking again this... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • L
    · September 7th, 2019
    Ultimate Europe 26 day Tour Tour Leader: Luke Watson If your a travel seeker, city wonderer, and history buff with a curious personality I would highly recommend spending a month in Europe with Luke! From day 1 when you arrive in Greenwich, London... Show more
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    Trip date: July 2019
  • FO
    · August 17th, 2019
    Luke our tour leader, was amazing and a great asset for Expat Explore. His passion for exploring and the energy are contagious. Will, the driver was also awesome, he handled the coach with unbelievable professionalism. The trip which is my second with... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • A
    · August 16th, 2019
    Luke was an incredible tour leader!! The places and experiences of the tour were amazing in their own right but made infinitely better by Luke’s knowledge of where we were and his easygoing nature. (His jokes don’t hurt either)
    Trip date: August 2019
  • D
    · August 16th, 2019
    The tour was good but was made great by our staff. They were absolutely professional while still being approachable and entertaining. They were an absolute delight and I cannot thank them enough.
    Trip date: August 2019
  • L
    · August 16th, 2019
    The tour itself was great value for money, and also awesome to see a lot of Europe in a short amount of time; my one qualm is that there were placed with so much to see and do and just not enough time! It was a great way to figure out just where I want... Show more
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    Trip date: August 2019
  • H
    · August 16th, 2019
    Luke was such an awesome tour guide! Best one I've ever experienced. His energy was excellent; whether it was in an additional excursion, a regular bus ride, or even while we were stuck in traffic. He'd also make sure everybody was comfortable enough... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • Ultimate Europe - 26 Days reviewer 9
    · June 17th, 2019
    Filip was excellent. He has a vast knowledge of the history throughout the trip. He made the tour exciting and fun. Filip was professional, friendly and entertaining. It was a trip if a lifetime and I truly appreciate all that he did to make it an... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
  • C
    · June 17th, 2019
    The tour was excellent and actually felt bad when it ended. Filip is the best tour leader anybody can have. He is so engaging, funny that I learnt and understand history more than ever. The knowledge he brought during our tour is unbelievable. I would... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018

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26 days
Ultimate Europe - 26 Days
From Amsterdam to Amsterdam
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • 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.

    • Do I need a visa?

      As a tour booking website, TourRadar cannot organise visas for you on your behalf as the visa requirements are regularly being updated and vary for the nationality of one traveller to the next. It is for this reason that we recommend checking with your local embassy or consulate website for the latest up to date information.

    • What is the exact price for this tour?

      The tour operator Expat Explore has a changing price policy and they usually change their prices depending on the availability of the tour due to this we highly recommend booking as soon as possible to secure the space on the tour and the price.

    • How does the tour bus travel from England to Europe?

      The coach will cross the English channel via a ferry- this ferry is very large and comfortable with facilities on board including cafes, toilets and ATMs and plenty of room to walk around.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      Unfortunately, Expat Explore does not release the exact list of hotels that will be used on tour until 5 days prior to the departure.

      On this tour, you will be staying 25 nights in twin rooms. The accommodation on this Expat Explore tour is provided in 3-star hotels.

      This is a list of hotels that they typically stay at, but please be advised that they are subject to change:

      Paris - Ibis la Defense
      Swiss Alps - Alpenrose Hotel & Gardens
      Tuscany - Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio
      Rome - Hotel Cristoforo Colombo
      Venice - Elite Residence Hotel
      Munich - ACHAT Premium München-Süd
      Rhine Valley - Rheinlust
      Amsterdam - Hampton by Hilton Schipol Airport
      Prague - Hotel Duo
      Vienna - Fourside Hotel Vienna City Center
      Barcelona - Ibis Meridiana
      Avignon - Ibis Budget Avignon

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      Venice Gondola Ride. Price: EUR 20
      Verona Evening Excursion. Price: EUR 45
      Murano, Burano & Venetian lagoon. Price: EUR 45
      Venice by night. Price: EUR 30
      Vatican City guided tour. Price: EUR 50
      Colosseum & Roman Forum Guided Tour. Price: EUR 35
      Pompeii Day Trip. Price: EUR 80
      Tuscan Dinner. Price: EUR 22
      Paragliding. Price: EUR 155
      Sky-diving. Price: CHF 395
      White-Water River Rafting. Price: EUR 108
      Train to Jungfraujoch. Price: EUR 175
      Swiss Dinner. Price: EUR 25
      Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial. Price: EUR 30
      Flamenco show and dinner. Price: EUR 75
      Catalan tapas dinner. Price: EUR 25
      Amsterdam Dungeon. Price: EUR 21
      Heineken Experience. Price: EUR 18
      Madame Tussauds. Price: EUR 22
      Montparnasse Observation Deck. Price: EUR 15
      Cabaret Show. Price: EUR 70-90
      River Seine Cruise. Price: EUR 12
      Paris + Tour. Price: EUR 50
      An Evening in Montmartre. Price: EUR 40
      Traditional Czech Folk Music & Dance Evening. Price: EUR 35

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

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

      A single supplement is available for an additional cost. The single supplement is completely optional though and you are not required to pay a single supplement to join the tour. The tour price advertised is based on a twin share basis, which means that if you are a single traveller you will be roomed with a passenger of the same gender and around the same age at no additional cost.

    • What are the accommodation options for a family of 5?

      The accommodation arrangements on all Expat Explore tours is twin share. Triple rooms may be requested but cannot be guaranteed to be available in every hotel, in which case one person would be paired in a twin room with another passenger of the same gender.
      Alternatively, you can opt to add a single supplement for one passenger which will guarantee a single room and 2 twin rooms at every destination.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      Euro
      Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain and Netherlands
      Fr.
      Swiss Franc
      Liechtenstein and Switzerland
      Czech Koruna
      Czech Republic
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, L, D, M, J. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, L, J.

      Type C
      Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Netherlands
      Type E
      Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Netherlands
      Type F
      Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Netherlands
      Type L
      Italy
      Type D
      Monaco
      Type M
      Monaco
      Type J
      Switzerland and Liechtenstein
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia, 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.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • 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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 4th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 4th, 2021, a minimum payment of 10% is required to confirm your booking with Expat Explore Travel. 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 50 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Expat Explore Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Expat Explore Travel" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Cancellation Policy
    • Accessibility
      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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