Winter Express

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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  • Indulge in Parisian pastries
  • Get active in the Swiss countryside
  • Wander through magical, floating Venice
  • Visit Amsterdam’s Anne Frank House
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Physical Rating
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Winter Express, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through London, England and 5 other destinations in Europe. Winter Express includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Winter Express reviewer 1
    Written on May 26, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome tour with great people. Millie our tour guide was very knowledgeable, organised and fun.

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  • A
    Written on May 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Millie was awesome and very knowledgeable about every country that we visited in Europe I would highly recommend this trip.

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  • C
    Written on May 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Millie was the best tour guide and full of useful and fun information, told us all the interesting stuff that we cared about and wanted to mnow and made it fun. Greg the bus driver was also amazing

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  • Winter Express reviewer 4
    Written on May 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I loved meeting new people and getting to see wonderful new places

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  • Winter Express reviewer 5
    Written on May 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome tour! Great tour guide!

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  • Winter Express reviewer 6
    Written on May 21, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Millie Stewart was a excellent tour guide. She had so much energy and enthusiasm that she brought to the trip. This was my very first trip to Europe and I felt because of her my cousin (travel partner) and I had so much fun. She was knowledgeable and ready... Read more

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  • Winter Express reviewer 7
    Written on May 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything was just so well organised. It made my first time to Europe seamless, relaxing and so much fun!

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  • Winter Express reviewer 8
    Written on May 21, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Great tour:) Millie is a fab tour guide very open and friendly.

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  • A
    Written on May 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour with a great tour leader! So many amazing memories

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  • Winter Express reviewer 10
    Written on May 21, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Loved Millie's energy and enthusiasm, it made every day so much fun!

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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 Venice, Italy
  6. Day 6: Venice
  7. Day 7: Venice to Munich, Germany
  8. Day 8: Munich to Rhine Valley
  9. Day 9: Rhine Valley to Amsterdam, Netherlands
  10. Day 10: Amsterdam
  11. Day 11: 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

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance


  • 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.

    • Where and when does this tour start?

      You will be picked up from London at around 6 am, on Day 1 of the tour. Your specific joining point will be as follows:

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

      Please be aware that the joining point may be subject to change, and your specific accommodation details will be listed in your final tour documents, released 3 - 4 weeks prior to departure.

    • What is the age range?

      Topdeck creates trip itineraries designed exclusively for younger travellers 18 to 39 years of age and they have very restrictive age policy. 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 university students and backpackers. No worries, get in contact with us and our customer support team will work on pairing you with the perfect adventure.

    • Are airport transfers included?

      Airport transfers are not included in this tour, however, we can arrange this for you with Topdeck for an additional cost once you have a confirmed booking.

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    Guides who have led this tour

      "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..."
    • Elise Tait
      "Hi! I'm Elise and I've been working for Topdeck for a few years now. I'm absolutely addicted to Europe..."
    • 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..."
    • Vincenzo Sapia
      "CIAO BELLI! Here's Vincenzo (Vinnie for most of my Travellers), Italian through and through, after graduating..."
    • John McCarten (Johnny)
      ""Not all those who wander are lost" From an early age I was always the "wanderer",..."
    • Anthony Di Donato
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    • Deborah, 55 years old31st October 2018
      The selection of tours is amazing. TourRadar provided every bit of information we could have possibly needed. We did lots of searching and TourRadar was by far the best value for the trip we wanted. Thank you TourRadar for making this trip of a lifetime, a breeze to find and book!



    Winter Express

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    • November 2018
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    About the countries

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    Pound sterling
    France , Italy , Germany and Netherlands

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    EnglandFrance, Italy, Germany and NetherlandsSwitzerlandItaly


    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 Switzerland and Germany. Ideally 6 months before travel.


    Start and end in London.
    Max group size
    48 is the maximum group size for Winter Express.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    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 7 January 2019 the full payment of $1,243 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 $1243 for Winter Express, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


    Covering a total distance of approx 2,525 km.
    • London (England)
    • 343 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 494 km
    • Jungfraujoch (Switzerland)
    • 357 km
    • Venice (Italy)
    • 305 km
    • Munich (Germany)
    • 669 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 358 km
    • London (England)

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