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Essential Europe - Topdeck
12 days

Essential Europe

From London to London
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18 to 39
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US $2,167
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  • Explore the streets of Rhine Valley
  • Sample brews in Munich
  • See the beauty of the Alps
  • Walk the winding canals of Venice


Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Essential Europe, you have a 12 day 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
  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 including Vatican City visit
  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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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

11 nights

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  • Essential Europe reviewer 1
    · November 26, 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 18, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2019
    Was amazing definitely worth it
    Trip date: May 2019
  • R
    · November 15, 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
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    Trip date: August 2019
  • Essential Europe reviewer 7
    · November 15, 2019
    Do it, you'll have a blast!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • A
    · November 14, 2019
    That he/she will have the best experience ever!
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    Trip date: May 2019
  • K
    · November 14, 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.
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    Trip date: August 2019
  • A
    · November 14, 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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    • 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.

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    Good to Know

    • About the countries


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      France , Netherlands , Germany and Italy

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      EnglandFrance, Netherlands, Germany and ItalyItalySwitzerland


      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.


      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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 28 May 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 May 2020, 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 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.
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