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European Experience (20 Days)

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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Excellent
88 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+18
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Admire the mythical Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Indulge in fine wine and pastries
  • Backstreets and canals of Venice
  • Experience nightlife in Amsterdam
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 Experience (20 Days), you have a 20 day tour package taking you through London, England and 18 other destinations in Europe. European Experience (20 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

88 Reviews

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  • European Experience (20 Days) reviewer 1
    Written on July 26, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    That was a very nice experience

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  • A
    Written on June 16, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    We were part of Kyle's first ever Contiki group!! We had an amazing time! He was awesome in every aspect! Whenever one of us would wonder off and get lost, he somehow managed to find us without any of the other group members realising. Very professional but... Read more

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  • HH
    Written on December 9, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Cassie was extremely thorough in every location we visited with the knowledge she had. She went out of her way to make every single moment of the time fun.

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  • R
    Written on December 9, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Kassie took my euopean experience tour. She was very patient and understanding of all age groups. Made an awesome time out of my experience, . When I fell ill, she took every measure to make sure I got to a dr and got the right medication. Love your work... Read more

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  • MG
    Written on December 9, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    My experience with Contiki and with Kassie was incredible. Kassie was knowledgeable, informed, always prepared and a heck of a lot of fun. I couldn't recommend a Contiki experience with Kassie more.

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  • JS
    Written on December 4, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I went to Europe experience.

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  • W
    Written on December 4, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    My trip was Kassie was more than what I expected. It really got me out of myself and was completely unforgettable. Even though it was 5 years ago I still remember it like it was yesterday. She encouraged everyone to just enjoy every moment, I couldn't thank... Read more

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  • DL
    Written on December 3, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Kassie niwas awesome very knowledgeable and very organized. Even helped me organise my wedding proposal. Would highly recommend her thanks kassie

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  • AW
    Written on December 3, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Kassie was my tour guide for my first overseas holiday and absolutely made my trip amazing. She was so knowledgeable and fun. She gave the best advice on where to go and what activities to do. There was not one moment I did not enjoy or one activity that... Read more

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  • E
    Written on December 3, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    My trip to Europe was amazing, what made it even better was getting the best tour guide ever. Kassie has a huge amount of knowledge around a variety of things that can cater for everyone's interests. She always went the extra mile and could help with... Read more

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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 French Riviera incl Monaco
  6. Day 6: French Riviera to Florence via Pisa
  7. Day 7: Florence
  8. Day 8: Florence to Rome
  9. Day 9: Rome
  10. Day 10: Rome to Venice
  11. Day 11: Venice
  12. Day 12: Venice to Austrian Tyrol
  13. Day 13: Austrian Tyrol
  14. Day 14: Austrian Tyrol to Munich via Dachau
  15. Day 15: Munich to Swiss Alps via Liechtenstein and Lucerne
  16. Day 16: Swiss Alps
  17. Day 17: Swiss Alps to Rhine Valley via Heidelberg
  18. Day 18: Rhine Valley to Amsterdam via Edam
  19. Day 19: Amsterdam
  20. Day 20: Amsterdam to London

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights

Videos

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

Questions & Answers

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

    • Do I have to pre-book the additional and optional activities of the tour?

      No need, optional excursions are bookable and payable locally to your Tour Leader during the tour, so there's no need to pre-book any of the optional experiences.

    • I will be 36 this year and physically fit, will I be able to join this trip?

      Unfortunately Contiki does not accept passengers outside of the age rage of 18 - 35.

    • I would also like to know which accommodation is the tour staying at in London?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details 4-6 weeks before departure. Under the "What’s Included" tab on each tour page, you can find general info about the accommodations used on the tour before you book.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Ebony Skye Anderson
      "So when I moved to Switzerland to study in 2006 - little did I know it would end up changing every plan..."
    • Kyle Junkuhn
      "Safari guide, ski guide and now tour guide, my passion is people and travel. "
    • Susie Ferkins
      "My spontaneous decision to work for Contiki was the best choice I ever made. I still pinch myself to..."
    • 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!!"
    • Megs Chandler
      "Growing up in the most isolated city in the world, it was like a right of passage to travel half way..."
    • Courtney Hutchison
      "Contiki Courtney, Hutchy or coxy here. Absolutely love my job with contiki, getting to travel, meet new..."
    • James Jenkins
      "Before joining the Tourism Industry i used to frequently travel across South East Asia and Australia..."
    • Aaron rogers
    • Emmy Nilsson
    • Anne-Elyse Gauthier
    • Kassie Jones

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    • Anna9th July 2018
      Good selection of different tours to different destinations available online. You can contact the tour operator directly for pertinent information regarding respective tours. Online chat available (with transcript) online. Knowledgeable agents ready to answer questions. Accumulate credits when you book and can spend them when booking another tour through Tourradar.

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    European Experience (20 Days)

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      May 5, 2019
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      May 5, 2019
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      Jun 4, 2019
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    • Wednesday
      May 15, 2019
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      Jun 4, 2019
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      May 29, 2019
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      Jun 18, 2019
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    • Wednesday
      May 29, 2019
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      Jun 18, 2019
      to Amsterdam
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      $148
      USD $2,965
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    • Tuesday
      Jun 4, 2019
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      Monday
      Jun 24, 2019
      to London
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      $154
      USD $3,075
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    • Tuesday
      Jun 4, 2019
      from London
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      Monday
      Jun 24, 2019
      to Amsterdam
      8 seats left
      $154
      USD $3,075
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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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    England
    Euro
    France , Monaco , Italy , Vatican City (Holy See) , Austria , Germany and Netherlands
    CHF
    Franc
    Switzerland

    Plugs & Adapters

    EnglandFrance, Monaco, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See), Austria, Germany and NetherlandsMonacoItalySwitzerland

    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    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 5 January 2019 the full payment of $2,146 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 $2146 for European Experience (20 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 3,700 km.
    • London (England)
    • 109 km
    • Dover (England)
    • 43 km
    • Calais (France)
    • 235 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 57 km
    • Fontainebleau (France)
    • 292 km
    • Beaujolais (France)
    • 345 km
    • Monaco (Monaco)
    • 240 km
    • Pisa (Italy)
    • 69 km
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 232 km
    • Rome (Italy)
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