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European Escapade (25 Days)

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European Escapade (25 Days) - Contiki
European Escapade (25 Days) - Contiki
Excellent
95 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+20
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Stroll through La Rambla in Barcelona
  • Feel the might of the Roman Empire
  • Bike and hike the Tyrol mountains
  • Enjoy the glamour of Monaco
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse, Chalet
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start and end in London! With the discovery tour European Escapade (25 Days), you have a 25 day tour package taking you through London, England and 20 other destinations in Europe. European Escapade (25 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

95 Reviews

Excellent
81%
Good
16%
Average
2%
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  • S
    Written on December 19, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was the absolute BEST EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE!!! Anne-Elyse was the greatest tour guide!! The banter was unreal, her knowledge of each place we went was virtually limitless, AND she was the greatest to party with!! Could not recommend this trip or our tour guide more, it's worth every penny! (and to people who are complaining about 'hidden costs,' they're clearly stated before you even book your trip so inform yourself and then try and save the extra money because every optional activity makes the trip 10x better, you're only in Europe once and you want to leave with #noregrets remember!!!
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  • DR
    Written on September 29, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    It was incredible, amazing group, leader, buss driver, and location. Exhausting but so much fun from the first day to the last.
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  • SB
    Written on May 10, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Trip of a lifetime!! Tammy was amazing, super informative, heaps of fun, highly recommend her
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  • B
    Written on May 10, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Had the most amazing time on my contiki went to some awesome places meet some amazing people and made friends for life Tammy was awesome !!
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  • J
    Written on May 10, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was more than what I expected and Tammy was the best tour guide you could ever have!
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  • W
    Written on May 10, 2017
    3.0 - Average

    Amazing. Tammy is the best
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  • WM
    Written on October 15, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip was Amazing. Sian and Luis were brilliant tour guide & coach driver!
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  • GS
    Written on October 15, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    European escapade! Was my most amazing experience yet! Sian the TM was amazing!!! so much local knowledge and history of every town we stopped!
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  • RM
    Written on October 15, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Sian was incredible! If it wasn't for her I wouldn't have learnt so much about Europe and I probably wouldn't have made it home and on a few occasions thanks for the help Sian :)
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  • European Escapade (25 Days) reviewer 10
    Written on October 15, 2016
    3.5 - Good

    Couldn't have asked for or anything more in a tour guide!
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London to Paris
  2. Day 2: Paris
  3. Day 3: Paris to Beaujolais Wine Region via Fontainebleau
  4. Day 4: Beaujolais Wine Region
  5. Day 5: Beaujolais Wine Region to Barcelona
  6. Day 6: Barcelona
  7. Day 7: Barcelona to French Riviera via Arles
  8. Day 8: French Riviera incl Monaco
  9. Day 9: French Riviera to Florence via Pisa
  10. Day 10: Florence
  11. Day 11: Florence to Rome
  12. Day 12: Rome
  13. Day 13: Rome to Venice
  14. Day 14: Venice
  15. Day 15: Venice to Vienna
  16. Day 16: Vienna
  17. Day 17: Vienna to Munich
  18. Day 18: Munich to Austrian Tyrol via Dachau
  19. Day 19: Austrian Tyrol
  20. Day 20: Austrian Tyrol to Swiss Alps via Liechtenstein and Lucerne
  21. Day 21: Swiss Alps
  22. Day 22: Swiss Alps to Rhine Valley via Heidelberg
  23. Day 23: Rhine Valley to Amsterdam via Edam
  24. Day 24: Amsterdam
  25. Day 25: Amsterdam to London

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good 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

Videos

  • Western Europe Travel Guide
  • European Escapade
  • Iconic Essentials
Western Europe Travel Guide

Questions & Answers

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

    • How many people travel on this tour?

      Contiki coaches carry up to 53 passengers.

    • What time does the tour depart from London?

      This tour has an early morning departure out of London on Day 1. We recommend arriving into London the night before so you can make your kickstart meeting with Contiki which is optional to attend, however gives you an opportunity to meet your fellow travellers before the tour starts!

    • What does the food fund cover?

      The food fund covers the included meals listed in the what's included section. On these tours you will have food prepared by on-site chefs or your onboard cook. Some meals may also be at local restaurants.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Nihar Vasa
      "Indian born, Filipino raised, Kiwi influenced, Aussie experienced, European roamer...World bound! :D"
    • Rachel Calleja
      "Hippy poet turned European tour guide. 24/7 bubble of energy guaranteed!!"
    • Trent Plaine
      "Hi guys and girls! 4 years ago I lifted the anchor and set sail to Europe with a 1 way ticket, a big..."
    • Lucy Powell
      "Hey everyone, I have been working for Contiki for 7 years as a tour manager and also briefly as a driver...."
    • Chris 'Koda' Tabone
      "From what started out as a short 2 month trip back in 2010, has now turned into a lifestyle for me. Before..."
    • James Jenkins
      "Before joining the Tourism Industry i used to frequently travel across South East Asia and Australia..."
    • Sian Truasheim
      "Australian working as a tour guide around Europe for the love of the people, food, music and art it shows..."
    • Alanna Schulz
    • Emmy Nilsson
    • Tammy Coetzee
    • Anne-Elyse Gauthier

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    European Escapade (25 Days)

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    • Wednesday
      Mar 27, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Sunday
      Apr 21, 2019
      to London
      7 seats left
      $162
      USD $3,249
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      26 Days version

    • Wednesday
      Mar 27, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Sunday
      Apr 21, 2019
      to Amsterdam
      7 seats left
      $162
      USD $3,249
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      End Amsterdam, 26 Days version

    • Wednesday
      Apr 24, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Sunday
      May 19, 2019
      to London
      10+ seats left
      $162
      USD $3,249
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      26 Days version

    • Wednesday
      Apr 24, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Sunday
      May 19, 2019
      to Amsterdam
      10+ seats left
      $162
      USD $3,249
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      End Amsterdam, 26 Days version

    • Tuesday
      Apr 30, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Saturday
      May 25, 2019
      to London
      10+ seats left
      $181
      USD $3,615
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      26 Days version

    • Tuesday
      Apr 30, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Saturday
      May 25, 2019
      to Amsterdam
      10+ seats left
      $181
      USD $3,615
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      End Amsterdam, 26 Days version

    • Tuesday
      May 14, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Saturday
      Jun 8, 2019
      to London
      10+ seats left
      $185
      USD $3,709
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      26 Days version

    • Tuesday
      May 14, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Saturday
      Jun 8, 2019
      to Amsterdam
      10+ seats left
      $185
      USD $3,709
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      End Amsterdam, 26 Days version

    • Thursday
      May 30, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Monday
      Jun 24, 2019
      to London
      7 seats left
      $185
      USD $3,709
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      26 Days version

    • Thursday
      May 30, 2019
      from London
      26 Days
      Monday
      Jun 24, 2019
      to Amsterdam
      7 seats left
      $185
      USD $3,709
      + $620 Food Fund European Escapade

      End Amsterdam, 26 Days version

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    £
    Pound sterling
    England
    Euro
    France , Spain , Monaco , Italy , Austria , Germany and Netherlands
    CHF
    Franc
    Switzerland

    Plugs & Adapters

    EnglandFrance, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Austria, Germany and NetherlandsMonacoItalySwitzerland

    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.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Spain. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in London.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Contiki 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 Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 1 December 2018 the full payment of $2,521 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2521 for European Escapade (25 Days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 5,226 km.
    • London (England)
    • 109 km
    • Dover (England)
    • 43 km
    • Calais (France)
    • 235 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 57 km
    • Fontainebleau (France)
    • 292 km
    • Beaujolais (France)
    • 272 km
    • Arles (France)
    • 325 km
    • Barcelona (Spain)
    • 503 km
    • Monaco (Monaco)
    • 240 km
    • Pisa (Italy)
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