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European Explorer Plus Greek Island Cruising (33 Days)

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European Explorer Plus Greek Island Cruising (33 Days) - Contiki
European Explorer Plus Greek Island Cruising (33 Days) - Contiki
Richard "Kassie is a wonderful helpful tour manager nothing was to much trouble. It was like she enjoyed answering everyone's questions like "what's the wifi password" and "how much longer till we stop" "what time is breakfast" she always had a smile on her face was full of knowledge about everywhere we went. She even told stories about places we wasn't even visiting on our trip. She would always go above..."
Excellent
61 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+37
Ends
Amsterdam
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Highlights

  • See Barcelona's unique architecture
  • Discover Venice's hidden treasures
  • Visit Europe's oldest city, Athens
  • View Santorini's iconic landscapes
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ship, Ferry
Physical Rating
Easy
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start in London and end in Amsterdam! With the discovery tour European Explorer Plus Greek Island Cruising (33 Days), you have a 33 day tour package taking you from London to Amsterdam and through London, England and 36 other destinations in Europe. European Explorer Plus Greek Island Cruising (33 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

61 Reviews

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87%
Good
10%
Average
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  • H
    Written on October 26, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best tour manager, very knowledgeable and fun!!

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  • BJ
    Written on January 9, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was my first time heading to Europe and travelling overseas by myself. It was a great primer to discovering my travel bug and we went to so many cities and ticked off a lot of bucket list items. It encouraged me to start a travel blog. As the tour is... Read more

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  • EC
    Written on August 18, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I couldn't have dreamed of a better tour guide. Made our trip exciting and a truly life changing experience. Ebony is a European expert and goes above and beyond to make sure you get the best experience with her knowledge and energy she brings to each day... Read more

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  • AS
    Written on April 6, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    My first Contiki tour was with Megs. I had 2 more that followed straight after and I can say hands down Megs was the best tour manager ever!!! She made everyday so exciting and looking forward to what fun amazing adventures she would take us on! She made... Read more

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  • G
    Written on April 4, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Meg is literally the best thing that can happen to you. Seriously. Me and the group spent almost a month together with her and it's really weird when someone's just a crazy persons level of happy every everyday, and doesn't have to act like it. She's a... Read more

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  • European Explorer Plus Greek Island Cruising (33 Days) reviewer 6
    Written on December 17, 2016
    3.0 - Average

    I was travelling on my own and thought Contiki would be a great way to do it - I loved the tour I was on from all the cities we went to - to the company I was with. Some of the hotels weren't as nice to stay in and a little bit scary but thats honestly my... Read more

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  • MD
    Written on December 9, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had Kassie as my tour manager for 2 contiki tours and she was fantastic. On the first tour she was always so happy to help, she went out of her way to make my trip amazing. When I found out she was going to be my tour manager for my second trip I was... Read more

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  • L
    Written on December 5, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Hi So I travelled with contiki two years ago and did the European explorer plus Greek island cruising tour. Our tour guide Kassie was amazing. She just had a wealth of knowledge about all the places that we visited. Being it was my first time travelling... Read more

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  • CB
    Written on December 4, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Kassie was an amazing tour guide she was full if information and shared it a very entertaing way. She frequently went out of her way to so something extra to enhance the experience.

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  • RP
    Written on December 3, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Kassie is a wonderful helpful tour manager nothing was to much trouble. It was like she enjoyed answering everyone's questions like "what's the wifi password" and "how much longer till we stop" "what time is breakfast" she always had a smile on her face was... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London to Paris
  2. Day 2: Paris
  3. Day 3: Paris to Lyon via Fontainebleau
  4. Day 4: Lyon to Barcelona
  5. Day 5: Barcelona
  6. Day 6: Barcelona to French Riviera
  7. Day 7: French Riviera incl Monaco
  8. Day 8: French Riviera to Venice via Verona
  9. Day 9: Venice
  10. Day 10: Venice to Florence
  11. Day 11: Florence to Rome via Pisa
  12. Day 12: Rome with Vatican City
  13. Day 13: Rome to Sorrento via Capri
  14. Day 14: Sorrento to Overnight Adriatic Ferry via Pompeii and Bari
  15. Day 15: Overnight Adriatic Ferry to Athens
  16. Day 16: Athens to Mykonos
  17. Day 17: Cruising to Patmos via Kusadasi
  18. Day 18: Patmos to Rhodes
  19. Day 19: Cruising to Santorini via Crete
  20. Day 20: Santorini to Preveza via Athens
  21. Day 21: Preveza to Tirana
  22. Day 22: Tirana to Dubrovnik via Budva
  23. Day 23: Dubrovnik
  24. Day 24: Dubrovnik to Zadar via Split
  25. Day 25: Zadar to Vienna
  26. Day 26: Vienna
  27. Day 27: Vienna to Munich via Mauthausen
  28. Day 28: Munich to Lucerne via Lichtenstein
  29. Day 29: Lucerne
  30. Day 30: Lucerne to Rhine Valley
  31. Day 31: Rhine Valley to Amsterdam via Edam
  32. Day 32: Amsterdam
  33. Day 33: Amsterdam to London

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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

Videos

  • Western Europe Travel Guide
  • Contiki Discoverer Trips
  • Contiki In-Depth Explorer Trips
Western Europe Travel Guide

Questions & Answers

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

    • Are tours still operating in Turkey?

      It depends which tour as each tour operator needs to decide how they are going to approach the situation.

    • Can I do this tour if I'm over 35 years old?

      Sorry, Contiki is a budget tour operator offering tours for 18-35 year olds only, with no exceptions able to be made. Please have a look on the Tourradar website to see similar Europe itineraries for all ages.

    • Can I bring a laundry powder?

      If you wanted to bring laundry powder with you that's fine or else many of the hotels are located near supermarkets and you will have opportunities to buy it on the road.

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    • Gerry, 64 years old6th November 2018
      Communicating and processing my future trip with tour radar made the process as easy as possible. Quick feedback and very informative information . Would definitely use them again for future travel plans

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    • Saturday
      Apr 27, 2019
      from London
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      Thursday
      May 30, 2019
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      USD $7,025
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    • Saturday
      Apr 27, 2019
      from London
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      Thursday
      May 30, 2019
      to London
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      $355
      USD $7,092

      34 Days, with Mykonos version

    • Saturday
      Apr 27, 2019
      from London
      34 Days
      Thursday
      May 30, 2019
      to Amsterdam
      10+ seats left
      $355
      USD $7,092

      End Amsterdam, 34 Days, with Mykonos version

    • Saturday
      Jun 8, 2019
      from London
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      Thursday
      Jul 11, 2019
      to London
      Only 1 seat left
      $369
      USD $7,381
      + $360 additional upfront costs

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    • Saturday
      Jun 8, 2019
      from London
      34 Days
      Thursday
      Jul 11, 2019
      to London
      8 seats left
      $373
      USD $7,453

      34 Days, with Mykonos version

    • Saturday
      Jun 8, 2019
      from London
      34 Days
      Thursday
      Jul 11, 2019
      to Amsterdam
      8 seats left
      $373
      USD $7,453

      End Amsterdam, 34 Days, with Mykonos version

    • Saturday
      Jun 22, 2019
      from London
      34 Days
      Thursday
      Jul 25, 2019
      to London
      9 seats left
      $379
      USD $7,586
      + $360 additional upfront costs

      34 Days version

    • Saturday
      Jun 22, 2019
      from London
      34 Days
      Thursday
      Jul 25, 2019
      to London
      9 seats left
      $383
      USD $7,662

      34 Days, with Mykonos version

    • Saturday
      Jun 22, 2019
      from London
      34 Days
      Thursday
      Jul 25, 2019
      to Amsterdam
      9 seats left
      $383
      USD $7,662

      End Amsterdam, 34 Days, with Mykonos version

    • Saturday
      Jun 29, 2019
      from London
      34 Days
      Thursday
      Aug 1, 2019
      to London
      10+ seats left
      $379
      USD $7,586
      + $360 additional upfront costs

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    About the countries

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    Plugs & Adapters

    EnglandFrance, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See), Greece, Turkey, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Austria, Germany and NetherlandsMonaco and GreeceItalySwitzerland

    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Spain, Greece, Turkey, Albania, Montenegro and Croatia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Greece, Turkey, Albania and Montenegro. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Turkey and Albania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Albania. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Albania, Croatia, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    London is the starting point and Amsterdam is the endpoint.
    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 2 January 2019 the full payment of $6,241 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 $6241 for European Explorer Plus Greek Island Cruising (33 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 8,407 km.
    • London (England)
    • 109 km
    • Dover (England)
    • 43 km
    • Calais (France)
    • 235 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 57 km
    • Fontainebleau (France)
    • 335 km
    • Lyon (France)
    • 532 km
    • Barcelona (Spain)
    • 503 km
    • Monaco (Monaco)
    • 341 km
    • Verona (Italy)
    • 103 km
    • Venice (Italy)
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