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Ultimate European Plus Greek Islands (46 destinations) - Contiki
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45 days

Ultimate European Plus Greek Islands (46 destinations)

From London to London
Tour Operator:
Contiki
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50
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
4689
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Highlights

  • Explore Corfu by night on a foodie walking tour
  • Glide down the Nile on a traditional sailboat
  • Visit the Anzac Cove and the Gallipoli war memorial
  • Cruise across Santorini’s coast and check out its volcano

Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Ultimate European Plus Greek Islands (46 destinations), you have a 45 day tour package taking you through London, England and 41 other destinations in Europe. Ultimate European Plus Greek Islands (46 destinations) includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London to Paris
  2. Day 2: Paris
  3. Day 3: Paris
  4. Day 4: Paris to Beaujolais Wine Region
  5. Day 5: Beaujolais Wine Region
  6. Day 6: Beaujolais Wine Region to Barcelona
  7. Day 7: Barcelona
  8. Day 8: Barcelona to The Riviera via Arles
  9. Day 9: French Riviera including Moncao
  10. Day 10: French Riviera to Venice
  11. Day 11: Venice
  12. Day 12: Venice to Florence via Pisa
  13. Day 13: Florence
  14. Day 14: Florence to Rome
  15. Day 15: Rome
  16. Day 16: Rome to Overnight Adriatic Ferry via Pompeii and Bari
  17. Day 17: Overnight Adriatic Ferry to Corfu
  18. Day 18: Corfu
  19. Day 19: Corfu to Athens via Corinth Canal
  20. Day 20: Athens to Ios
  21. Day 21: Ios
  22. Day 22: Ios
  23. Day 23: Ios to Santorini
  24. Day 24: Santorini
  25. Day 25: Santorini
  26. Day 26: Santorini to Athens
  27. Day 27: Athens to Kavala via Thermopylae
  28. Day 28: Kavala to Canakkale via Troy
  29. Day 29: Canakkale to Istanbul via Gallipoli
  30. Day 30: Istanbul
  31. Day 31: Istanbul
  32. Day 32: Istanbul to Sofia
  33. Day 33: Sofia to Belgrade
  34. Day 34: Belgrade to Budapest
  35. Day 35: Budapest
  36. Day 36: Budapest to Vienna
  37. Day 37: Vienna to Austrian Tyrol
  38. Day 38: Austrian Tyrol
  39. Day 39: Austrian Tyrol to Munich
  40. Day 40: Munich to Swiss Alps via Liechtenstein and Lucerne
  41. Day 41: Swiss Alps
  42. Day 42: Swiss Alps to Rhine Valley via Heidelberg
  43. Day 43: Rhine Valley to Amsterdam via Edam
  44. Day 44: Amsterdam
  45. Day 45: Depart Amsterdam
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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

Hostel
Hotel
Berth / Cabin
Guesthouse
Chalet

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.1
  • 4.7
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  • A
    · October 28, 2019
    This was the best tour I’ve ever done and everything went smoothly and professionally
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Antonio, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had the best time on the tour. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • AA
    · May 16, 2017
    It was an awesome tour
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Alvin, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had an awesome tour. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: March 2017
  • Ultimate European Plus Greek Islands (46 destinations) reviewer 3
    · May 15, 2017
    Best holiday of my life, would do it again in a heart beat. Our tour guide Nic was amazing and made the experience 10/10.
    Trip date: March 2017
  • Ultimate European Plus Greek Islands (46 destinations) reviewer 4
    · May 15, 2017
    It was the best 45 days off my life travelling Europe with contiki
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Nathan, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had the best 45 days on the trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
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    Trip date: March 2017
  • PM
    · December 09, 2016
    The trip was awesome, went awesome places, travelled with a great bunch of people, the guide was cooler than half the people on our bus.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Phillip, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had an awesome trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: July 2012
  • N
    · December 09, 2016
    Greg aka Sir Greggles..what a legend! I don't know how he does it. Up all day showing us around and up all night partying with us. No matter what question we threw at him he always seemed to have an answer. Not only an expectional and professional guide... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Nicole, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had a great time on the tour. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: June 2015
  • AF
    · December 09, 2016
    What can I say, Greg was the biggest legend that could possibly have had for my first tour. Full of knowledge of everywhere we went to and would stay out partying with the rest of us. Cheers for what probably would be the best 45 days of my life. Hope... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Alex, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had a good trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: June 2015
  • GG
    · December 09, 2016
    Greg Colgin, by far the best person you could have as a tour manager on contiki. Ultimate European plus Greek Islands wouldn't of been so great without him and of course our bus driver Barry! We definently dominated our trip that's for sure. Strangers... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Georgia, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had a great time on the tour. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
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    Trip date: June 2015
  • TR
    · December 08, 2016
    Greg was without a doubt the best contiki leader I've ever had. He made my time in Europe absolutely amazing, it wouldn't have been the same without him!
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Taylor, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had an amazing time on the trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: June 2015
  • ML
    · December 08, 2016
    What an absolute legend!! Couldn't imagine a better guide, or guy to have show me the time of my life. Cheers Greg.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Matt, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had a time of your life and met Greg. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
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    Trip date: July 2015

Dates & Availability

45 days
Ultimate European Plus Greek Islands (46 destinations)
From London to London
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FAQs

    • Are we able to do our own thing if we just want to relax and not explore?

      You can choose to do your own thing whenever you want on the tour however make sure you let your Trip Manager know your plans so they are not waiting for you at certain excursions.

    • Does this tour include a stop in Turkey?

      Yes, this tour includes a stop in Turkey .

    • 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.

    • 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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    Good to Know

    • About the countries

      Currencies

      £
      Pound sterling
      England
      Euro
      France , Spain , Monaco , Italy , Vatican City (Holy See) , Greece , Austria , Germany and Netherlands
      Lira
      Turkey
      лв
      Lev
      Bulgaria
      Дин.
      Dinar
      Serbia
      Ft
      Forint
      Hungary
      CHF
      Franc
      Liechtenstein and Switzerland

      Plugs & Adapters

      EnglandFrance, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See), Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Germany and NetherlandsMonaco and GreeceItalyLiechtenstein and Switzerland

      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, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Bulgaria. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Hungary, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 11 July 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 11 July 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. 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 45 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.
      • The following cards are accepted for Contiki 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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