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Essential Europe - Topdeck
12 days

Essential Europe

Start and end in London
Tour Operator:
Topdeck
Max group size:
48
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
1472
From
US $2,712
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Highlights

  • Explore the streets of Rhine Valley
  • Sample brews in Munich
  • See the beauty of the Alps
  • Walk the winding canals of Venice

Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the Discovery tour Essential Europe, you have a 12 days tour package taking you through London, England and 10 other destinations in Europe. Essential Europe includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London, England to Amsterdam, Netherlands (or join in Amsterdam)
  2. Day 2: Amsterdam
  3. Day 3: Amsterdam to Heidelberg, Germany
  4. Day 4: Heidelberg to Munich
  5. Day 5: Munich to Venice, Italy
  6. Day 6: Venice to Rome
  7. Day 7: Rome
  8. Day 8: Rome to Florence
  9. Day 9: Florence to Lucerne, Switzerland
  10. Day 10: Lucerne to Paris, France
  11. Day 11: Paris
  12. Day 12: Paris to London, England
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
11 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
  • 4.6
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  • Essential Europe reviewer 1
    · November 26th, 2019
    It is a really awesome way to see a lot of Europe especially if your limited on time. It is also a really cool way to meet people and travel with like minded people.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • L
    · November 18th, 2019
    Great way to see a lot of Europe really quickly, met a great group of people and a lot of potentially lifelong friends.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • K
    · November 15th, 2019
    I’d absolutely recommend this tour to anyone wanting to see highlights of Europe! I was blessed to have a fantastic tour guide, bus driver and #topdeckfam. I’ve made some lifelong friendships from people I met on this tour. Just jump at the opportunity! Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • E
    · November 15th, 2019
    I would let them know they picked an amazing trip. It is a quick and busy trip but you see so many amazing places in a short amount of time.
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    Trip date: May 2019
  • B
    · November 15th, 2019
    Was amazing definitely worth it
    Trip date: May 2019
  • R
    · November 15th, 2019
    Absolutely the best decision ever! All of the organisation was taken care of, all I had to do was enjoy myself! Our guide was so helpful, I feel like I would have wasted time & money if I had tried to organise a similar trip myself. So many wonderful... Show more
    Essential Europe customer review photo 1
    Trip date: August 2019
  • Essential Europe reviewer 7
    · November 15th, 2019
    Do it, you'll have a blast!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • A
    · November 14th, 2019
    That he/she will have the best experience ever!
    Essential Europe customer review photo 1
    Trip date: May 2019
  • K
    · November 14th, 2019
    Do it! Don’t worry about a thing as everything is taken care of for you. Go in open minded and you will have the best time.
    Essential Europe customer review photo 1
    Trip date: August 2019
  • A
    · November 14th, 2019
    It’s an excellent tour for ticking countries off the bucket list!
    Trip date: June 2019

Dates & Availability

12 days
Essential Europe
From London to London
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    21 Jul, 2021
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    1 Aug, 2021
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    4 Aug, 2021
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    8 Sep, 2021
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    19 Sep, 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Does this include accommodation?

      Yes, this tour includes accommodation.

    • Can I start the tour in Paris? Would it be any cheaper if I did that?

      Yes, you can join this tour in Paris. Unfortunately, it does not affect the tour price.

    • What is the age range of this tour?

      This tour is operated by Topdeck and they operate tours for travellers between ages 18 to 39. They are geared towards active, budget-minded young travellers who want to meet other people from all over the world, and tend to be very popular with students and backpackers.

    • Is single supplement available on your European tour?

      Unfortunately TopDeck does not offer a single supplement option on any of their Europe tours.

    • Is it possible for me to get a room to myself?

      There is no option for a single room on this TopDeck tour.

    • Can I join the tour in Amsterdam?

      Yes it is possible to join this tour in Amsterdam, you will simply meet the group in the late afternoon at the joining point hotel in Amsterdam. The price of the tour will not change, but you will not miss out on any of the Amsterdam activities by selecting to join there. Please indicate at time of booking if you wish to join in Amsterdam or London.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      Euro
      France, Germany, Italy and Netherlands
      £
      Pound Sterling
      England
      Fr.
      Swiss Franc
      Switzerland
    • Plugs & Adapters

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

      Type C
      France, Germany, Italy and Netherlands
      Type E
      France, Germany, Italy and Netherlands
      Type F
      France, Germany, Italy and Netherlands
      Type L
      Italy
      Type J
      Switzerland
      Type G
      England
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Germany and Switzerland. Ideally 6 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 11th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 11th, 2021, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Topdeck. 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 60 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 Topdeck will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Topdeck" 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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