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Europe Explorer - 18 Days

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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119 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+15
Ends
London
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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
Age range
10 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
51
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
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 15 other destinations in Europe. Europe Explorer - 18 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Europe Explorer - 18 Days reviewer 1
    Written on October 30, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best tour ever Shabby made each one feel special and gave special attention to every detail. Wayne our driver was the most gracious and done a wonderful job driving the Bus

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  • J
    Written on October 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The entire tour was a dream! Steve was amazing as well as our bus driver Peter!!

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  • GL
    Written on October 16, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    All around good time. Great tour leader and driver. Some included meals could have been better and some hotels could have been better also.

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  • CR
    Written on October 16, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    We had an amazing tour. We already knew that the tour is fast pace and so we knew what to expect. The tour leader, Steve, gave a detailed itinerary on our first day and everything that we need to know. He is very knowledgeable in history! We got all the... Read more

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  • JF
    Written on October 11, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    We had a really wonderful trip with Expat. Our tour guide Steve was fabulous, and it was great having someone so knowledgable to give tips while traveling. The bus driver Peter was also fantastic. It was so convenient having all of the transportation,... Read more

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  • JF
    Written on October 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was fantastic!! Such a dream! Steve was soooooo awesome and Peter the bus driver was amazing!!

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  • GL
    Written on October 6, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The perfect introduction to many countries in Europe. Our tour guide Steve did an outstanding job and was very knowledgeable of the places we visited. Our driver Peter was safe,courteous and very helpful.

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  • Europe Explorer - 18 Days reviewer 8
    Written on September 30, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic. Exceeded my expectations.

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  • JP
    Written on September 30, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Loved our tour! Steve was a really good tour guide with an amazing historical mind. We went to so many places and saw so many things. Our bus driver Peter was fantastic. The amount of times he loaded and unloaded bags. I loved doing our first Europe tour... Read more

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  • KC
    Written on September 29, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Definitely seen a lot more than what we expected. The tour was fast paced but in return we seen so much in 18 days.

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Itinerary

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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: Bellinzona - 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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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
    1. Paris - Ibis la Defense

      Address: 4 Boulevard de Neuilly, 92400 Courbevoie, France

    2. Swiss Alps - Alpenrose Hotel & Gardens

      Address: Kirchgasse 72B, 3812 Wilderswil, Switzerland

    3. Tuscany - Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio

      Address: Corso Matteotti 42, 51016 Montecatini Terme PT, Italy

    4. Rome - Hotel Cristoforo Colombo

      Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo, 710, 00144 Roma RM, Italy

    5. Venice - Elite Residence Hotel

      Address: Via Forte Marghera, 119, 30173 Venezia VE, Italy

    6. Rhine Valley - Rheinlust

      Address: Rheinallee 27-30, 56154 Boppard, Germany

    7. Amsterdam - Hampton by Hilton Schipol Airport

      Address: Neptunusstraat 1, 2132 JA Hoofddorp, Netherlands

    8. Barcelona - Ibis Meridiana

      Address: Heron City, Passeig d'Andreu Nin, 9, 08016 Barcelona, Spain

    9. Avignon - Ibis Budget Avignon

      Address: 8 Boulevard Saint-Dominique, 84000 Avignon, France

    10. French Riviera - ibis Styles Nice Aéroport Arenas

      Address: 127 Boulevard René Cassin, 06300 Nice, France

    *Please note exact accommodation and details are re-confirmed at time of booking and subject to change up to 6 weeks prior to departure

  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

Videos

  • Expat Explore Travel | Comfort Tours Video
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
Expat Explore Travel | Comfort Tours Video

Questions & Answers

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

    • 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:

      Venice Gondola Ride. Price: EUR 20
      Verona Evening Excursion. Price: EUR 45
      Murano, Burano & Venetian lagoon. Price: EUR 45
      Venice by night. Price: EUR 30
      Vatican City guided tour. Price: EUR 50
      Colosseum & Roman Forum Guided Tour. Price: EUR 35
      Tuscan Dinner. Price: EUR 22
      Paragliding. Price: EUR 155
      Sky-diving. Price: CHF 395
      White-Water River Rafting. Price: EUR 108
      Train to Jungfraujoch. Price: EUR 175
      Swiss Dinner. Price: EUR 25
      Flamenco show and dinner. Price: EUR 75
      Catalan tapas dinner. Price: EUR 25
      Amsterdam Dungeon. Price: EUR 21
      Heineken Experience. Price: EUR 18
      Madame Tussauds. Price: EUR 22
      Montparnasse Observation Deck. Price: EUR 15
      Cabaret Show. Price: EUR 70-90
      River Seine Cruise. Price: EUR 12
      Paris + Tour. Price: EUR 50
      An Evening in Montmartre. 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.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Steve Martin
      "Worked in the industry for over 10 years now in various countries around Europe. Worked with Santa in..."
    • Rose Brown
      "Once upon a time, in a sleepy little village near Bristol, there lived a chubby, curly-haired girl called..."
    • Gayle Taylor
      "I love to travel, so this job is perfect. I get to meet passengers of all ages and from all over the..."
    • Holly Terrorhawk Clarke
    • Cameron Benson

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    • Jane7th September 2018
      Amazing, prompt service--even when we are all in different time zones! Could not ask for more! Communication couldn't be better.

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

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

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    EnglandFrance, Spain, Monaco, Italy, 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.

    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 Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in London.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Expat Explore Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 January 2019 the full payment of $2,145 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2145 for Europe Explorer - 18 Days, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Expat Explore Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 4,291 km.
    • London (England)
    • 343 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 276 km
    • Beaune (France)
    • 342 km
    • Avignon (France)
    • 357 km
    • Barcelona (Spain)
    • 325 km
    • Arles (France)
    • 212 km
    • Nice (France)
    • 13 km
    • Monaco (Monaco)
    • 240 km
    • Pisa (Italy)
    • 69 km
    • Florence (Italy)
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