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Spirit of Europe - Topdeck
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Bibin "Both my husband and I enjoyed the European trip.. It was made more so because we had Millie!!! We think that she is a vibrant, amazing and experienced tour leader. Millie was also very responsible, making sure that we were safe while having fun. She had all the info about the places we went to and gave us explanations and history of that area beforehand and during the visit as well. Millie also h..."
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121 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+18
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Get excited to explore Florence, Berlin and Amsterdam
  • Picnic on a prominent spot next to the famed Eiffel Tower
  • See the Schonbrunn in Vienna and visit the ancient Rome
  • Absorb the atmosphere of the glamorous French Riviera
  • Tour the Eastern European cities and savour local cuisine
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Bungalow
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Spirit of Europe, you have a 24 day tour package taking you through London, England and 18 other destinations in Europe. Spirit of Europe includes accommodation in a hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Spirit of Europe reviewer 1
    Written on October 11, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Spirit of Europe tour really hit the mark in all of my expectations. The length of the tour, the cities in each country we visited and the freedom as well as optionals on offer were superb. Would I recommend this tour to someone? Most definitely and I have... Read more

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  • A
    Written on September 21, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The trip was amazing but i felt like our tour guide did more partying than she should have......

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  • Spirit of Europe reviewer 3
    Written on June 5, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Millie was an incredible tour guide! She provided excellent banter, some quality anecdotes and some seriously envious knowledge of history and art and the culture throughout Europe. She was a top gal and knew when to step up as a guide to make sure everyone... Read more

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  • N
    Written on June 4, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Your guide was great at keeping secret about her 1st tour (would never have known until she informed me at the end). Tried to accomodate all travellers and was very helpful when lost. She was as much fun when she could be and serious at times when needed.... Read more

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  • VB
    Written on May 31, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour guide and the memories I've made

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  • Spirit of Europe reviewer 6
    Written on May 31, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I did the Spirit of Europe trip with my partner this summer and it did not disappoint! Tia was a knowledgeable and sensible trip leader but wasn’t afraid to join us on nights out. Her pub/bar choices (which we could choose to go on or not) were good and... Read more

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  • A
    Written on May 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was an all round wonderful experience - from Millie's wonderful, cheerful and organised way with us (and her colourful tour notes each day were much appreciated), Zsolt our happy and resourceful driver, the fab people we met along the way, and of course... Read more

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  • K
    Written on May 21, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The itineraries were clear and allowed flexibility for us to take time away as well. The food provided was excellent! I was expecting average sandwiches every day but instead every day different types of food and meals were served with good options. There... Read more

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  • Spirit of Europe reviewer 9
    Written on May 21, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Both my husband and I enjoyed the European trip.. It was made more so because we had Millie!!! We think that she is a vibrant, amazing and experienced tour leader. Millie was also very responsible, making sure that we were safe while having fun. She had... Read more

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  • V
    Written on May 21, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    I loved the fun environment that Millie created on the tour

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London, England to Paris, France (or join in Paris)
  2. Day 2: Paris
  3. Day 3: Paris to Swiss Alps, Switzerland
  4. Day 4: Swiss Alps
  5. Day 5: Swiss Alps to French Riviera, France
  6. Day 6: French Riviera including Monaco visit
  7. Day 7: French Riviera to Florence, Italy
  8. Day 8: Florence to Rome
  9. Day 9: Rome including Vatican City visit
  10. Day 10: Rome to Venice
  11. Day 11: Venice
  12. Day 12: Venice to Vienna, Austria
  13. Day 13: Vienna
  14. Day 14: Vienna to Budapest, Hungary via Bratislava, Slovakia
  15. Day 15: Budapest
  16. Day 16: Budapest to Kraków, Poland
  17. Day 17: Kraków
  18. Day 18: Kraków to Prague, Czech Republic
  19. Day 19: Prague
  20. Day 20: Prague to Berlin, Germany
  21. Day 21: Berlin
  22. Day 22: Berlin to Amsterdam, Netherlands
  23. Day 23: Amsterdam
  24. Day 24: Amsterdam to London, England

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

Videos

  • Europe: Experience the Magic of Europe
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
Europe: Experience the Magic of Europe

Questions & Answers

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

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      Hotel lists for this trip are not confirmed until your final trip documents are released, which will be 2 to 3 weeks prior to departure. This trip is hosted by Hostel Plus, who are known for their eclectic and fun accommodation styles! During the tour, you will be spending 17 nights in hostel accommodation and 6 nights in bungalows at European campsites.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      Your coach will arrive back in London between 6.30pm and 8.30pm. The drop-off point will usually be the Wombats hostel, however please check your itinerary carefully for the exact details. Please be aware that our return time is dependant upon external factors.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The tour commences at 6 am in London, on the morning of your first day. You will depart from the following hostel only if your trip code ends with a -7:

      Wombats City Hostel
      7 Dock Street
      London, E1 8JN

      The closest London Underground stop is Tower Hill on the District and Circle lines. You can find directions on the Wombats website. If your trip code ends with a -8 you will depart from the following location:

      Generator London
      37 Tavistock Place,
      London, England,
      WC1H 9SE

      We recommend arriving with plenty of time to spare to ensure that everything is in order for your adventure! Due to the early morning start some passengers prefer to book pre-departure accommodation at the meeting point. We would be happy to assist with these arrangements.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • SARAH JASMINE LABIB
      "MY NAME IS SARAH, PICK UP STICKS ENTHUSIAST, AND LOVER OF THE CAPSLOCK! I worked as a clinical pharmacist..."
    • Millie Stewart
      "I am originally from London, UK and have had the pleasure of travelling for the last 5 years. I have..."
    • Jessica Thompson
      "I am half Australian and half Swiss (grew up in Aus). I have been living in Europe for over five years..."
    • Barry Gallagher
      "Hi I am a trip leader at Topdeck. I decided to get into trip leading due to the perfect mix of travel..."
    • Stien Swinnen
      "Hello! I'm Stien, from Belgium. After leading groups around African and Asian countries for Belgian tour..."
    • John McCarten (Johnny)
      ""Not all those who wander are lost" From an early age I was always the "wanderer",..."
    • Anthony Di Donato
    • Kriszti Imre
    • Ruta Arminaite
    • Morgan Georg

    Review.io logo What are people saying about TourRadar?

    • Terence31st October 2018
      This is the second year running I have booked a tour through this company. TourRadars website was informative and easy to use. Email feedback from them was first class. Will definitely use them for future bookings.

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

    £
    Pound sterling
    England
    Euro
    France , Monaco , Italy , Austria , Slovakia , Germany , Netherlands and Belgium
    CHF
    Franc
    Switzerland
    Ft
    Forint
    Hungary
    Zloty
    Poland
    Kč
    Koruna
    Czech Republic

    Plugs & Adapters

    EnglandFrance, Monaco, Italy, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands and BelgiumSwitzerlandMonacoItaly

    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, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic and Germany. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Czech Republic. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Czech Republic. Ideally 2 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in London.
    Max group size
    48 is the maximum group size for Spirit of Europe.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Topdeck 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 Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 47 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 28 January 2019 the full payment of $2,869 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2869 for Spirit of Europe, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 4,734 km.
    • London (England)
    • 109 km
    • Dover (England)
    • 43 km
    • Calais (France)
    • 235 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 486 km
    • Lauterbrunnen (Switzerland)
    • 321 km
    • Monaco (Monaco)
    • 240 km
    • Pisa (Italy)
    • 69 km
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 232 km
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 394 km
    • Venice (Italy)
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