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Europe Explorer - 18 Days - Expat Explore Travel
18 days

Europe Explorer - 18 Days

From London to London
Tour Operator:
Expat Explore Travel
Max group size:
51
Age range:
10 to 90
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
43444
From
$3,220
-30%
US $2,250 / person
Spend
18 days
Visit
21 places
Stay in
Hotel
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Highlights

  • Admire Mona Lisa at the Louvre and see the Eiffel Tower
  • Win your fortune in the legendary Casino de Monte-Carlo
  • Explore the ancient Rome and visit La Sagrada Familia
  • Indulge in Italian gelato, Spanish tapas and Dutch cheese
  • Enjoy the Beaujolais and savour ice wine in Rhine Valley
  • Jump on a bike and explore the charming Amsterdam

Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Europe Explorer - 18 Days, you have a 18 day tour package taking you through London, England and 20 other destinations in Europe. Europe Explorer - 18 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London - Paris
    Start point Outside Hotel Novotel at Greenwich station, 173-185 Greenwich High Road, London, SE10 8JA 06:30
  2. Day 2: Paris - Free day
  3. Day 3: Burgundy - Beaujolais - Avignon
  4. Day 4: Pont du Gard - Barcelona
  5. Day 5: Barcelona - Free day
  6. Day 6: Arles - French Riviera
  7. Day 7: Monaco - French Riviera
  8. Day 8: Pisa - Florence - Tuscany
  9. Day 9: Tuscany - Rome
  10. Day 10: Rome - Free day
  11. Day 11: Siena - Venice
  12. Day 12: Venice
  13. Day 13: Venice - Swiss Alps
  14. Day 14: Swiss Alps - Free day
  15. Day 15: Black Forest - Rhine Valley
  16. Day 16: Rhine Valley - Amsterdam
  17. Day 17: Amsterdam - Free day
  18. Day 18: Bruges - London
    End point Greenwich train station, 173-185 Greenwich High Road, London, SE10 8JA 18:30 – 21:30
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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

Hotel

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  • JF
    October 24, 2019
    We saw many different places and experienced some unforgettable things. Expat made it easy and they did everything they could to make our holiday memorable. Hotels could be better with the wifi but jean our driver was amazing very friendly and... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • CJ
    October 20, 2019
    Location and standard of the accomodation , meals included were not good , the places we were taken to shop had inflated prices , guide was so so , often couldn’t see him in a crowd as he was short and wore the expat black T-shirt , needs a flag and... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • Europe Explorer - 18 Days reviewer 3
    October 13, 2019
    We loved the tour! We saw so many amazing things and it made our first experience in Europe easy and enjoyable. Pedro, our guide was amazing and we always felt extremely safe with our driver Alex. Both guys were funny and helpful and they definitely... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • CH
    October 06, 2019
    We are just finishing an 18 day Europe Explorer. Wow! With so much packed into a short time, we were expertly guided and supported by Pedro. His positivity was infectious and his excellent knowledge of Europe helped us make the most of every moment we... Show more
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    Trip date: September 2019
  • RM
    September 25, 2019
    Promised an English speaking guide. We were in a bus with 3 languages: all information provided in 3 languages, English being last and shortest. By the time we heard it- we had tuned out the other 2 long drawn out explanations/ instructions. The guide... Show more
    Trip date: September 2018
  • SD
    September 17, 2019
    Well organized and good value for money
    Trip date: August 2019
  • SF
    September 07, 2019
    Expat exceeded my expectations I’m will be back
    Trip date: August 2019
  • Europe Explorer - 18 Days reviewer 8
    September 05, 2019
    The tour was awesome. Our tour guide Gustavo is very awesome so do with our driver Alex both are excellent . I don't like the seat rotation. Overall is awesome.
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    Trip date: August 2019
  • CA
    September 05, 2019
    Excellent tour! Highly recommended as a glimpse into a wide variety of cities and cultures.
    Trip date: August 2019
  • JS
    September 04, 2019
    This was an amazing tour that gave me a sampling of some of the most popular and beautiful European cities. Be ready to walk, be on the go, and learn as you dip your toes into the many cultures of Europe. Many of the add on excursions were worth... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019

Dates & Availability

18 days
Europe Explorer - 18 Days
From London to London
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FAQs

    • Does this tour include accommodation between countries?

      During this tour, transportation is included between all countries via an air-conditioned coach.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      Paris:
      Paris + Tour. Price: EUR 50
      River Seine Cruise. Price: EUR 12
      Cabaret Show. Price: EUR 70-90
      Montparnasse Observation Deck. Price: EUR 15
      An Evening in Montmartre. Price: EUR 40

      Swiss Alps:
      Train to Jungfraujoch. Price: EUR 175
      White-Water River Rafting. Price: EUR 108
      Sky-diving. Price: EUR 345
      Paragliding. Price: EUR 155

      Barcelona:
      Flamenco show & dinner. Price: EUR 75

      Tuscany:
      Tuscan Dinner. Price: EUR 22

      Rome:
      Vatican City guided tour. Price: EUR 50
      Castel Gandolfo. Price: EUR 70
      Roman food tour. Price: EUR 60

      Venice:
      Trip T-shirt or Hoodie. Price: EUR 21-32
      Venice Gondola Ride. Price: EUR 20
      Murano, Burano & Venetian lagoon. Price: EUR 45
      Venice by night. Price: EUR 30

      Amsterdam:
      Farewell dinner. Price: 30
      Dutch Countryside Tour. Price: EUR 40
      MOCO Museum & House of Bols. Price: EUR 40

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Unfortunately, Expat Explore can not book your pre/post accommodation for this tour but you are more than welcome to book directly with the hotel yourself.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      Unfortunately, Expat Explore does not release the exact list of hotels that will be used on tour until 5 days prior to the departure.

      This is a list of hotels that they typically stay at, but please be advised that they are subject to change:

      - Paris - Ibis la Defense
      - Swiss Alps - Alpenrose Hotel & Gardens
      - Tuscany - Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio
      - Rome - Hotel Cristoforo Colombo
      - Venice - Elite Residence Hotel
      - Rhine Valley - Rheinlust
      - Amsterdam - Hampton by Hilton Schipol Airport
      - Barcelona - Ibis Meridiana
      - Avignon - Ibis Budget Avignon
      - French Riviera - ibis Styles Nice Aéroport Arenas

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

      Expat Explore has searched and invested in excellent budget accommodation either located in cities or well placed with good public transport connections. They use mostly 3-star hotels for their different tours. On this tour, you will stay in twin share rooms and if you are a single traveller, you will be roomed with a fellow traveller of the same gender or you have the option to book a single room at an additional price.

    • Is there a price reduction available for minors?

      As Expat Explore already is an 'economical' tour option, they do not offer price reductions for children.

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    Good to Know

    • About the countries

      Currencies

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

      Plugs & Adapters

      EnglandFrance, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Germany, Netherlands and BelgiumMonacoItalySwitzerland

      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.

      Vaccines

      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 Switzerland and Germany. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 26 April 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 26 April 2020, a minimum payment of 10% is required to confirm your booking with Expat Explore Travel. 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 65 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 Expat Explore Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for Expat Explore Travel 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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