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Western Compass - Topdeck
24 days • 16 places

Western Compass

From London to London
Visiting London, Paris, Bordeaux, Bilbao, Madrid, + 11 more
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US $2,899
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  • Brush up on your art history in Michelangelo’s Florence
  • Experience a food coma full of pasta and pizza in Rome
  • Uncover the artistic allure of the Mediterranean cities
  • Say bienvenidos to the city of art nouveau in Barcelona


Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Western Compass, you have a 24 day tour package taking you through London, England and 15 other destinations in Europe. Western Compass 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, England to Paris, France
  2. Day 2: Paris
  3. Day 3: Paris to Bordeaux
  4. Day 4: Bordeaux
  5. Day 5: Bordeaux to Bilbao, Spain
  6. Day 6: Bilbao to Madrid
  7. Day 7: Madrid
  8. Day 8: Madrid to Valencia
  9. Day 9: Valencia to Barcelona
  10. Day 10: Barcelona
  11. Day 11: Barcelona to Marseille, France
  12. Day 12: Marseille
  13. Day 13: Marseille to Florence, Italy
  14. Day 14: Florence
  15. Day 15: Florence to Rome
  16. Day 16: Rome
  17. Day 17: Rome to Venice
  18. Day 18: Venice
  19. Day 19: Venice to Swiss Alps, Switzerland
  20. Day 20: Swiss Alps
  21. Day 21: Swiss Alps to Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  22. Day 22: Luxembourg City to Amsterdam, Netherlands
  23. Day 23: Amsterdam
  24. Day 24: Amsterdam to London, England
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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

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  • K
    May 21, 2019
    Jared made an effort to get to know something about each and every traveller so he had something to bond over. He ensured everyone felt safe and that everyone arrived at their destination in a timely matter. Professional and hilariously informative when... Show more
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    Trip date: December 2018
  • A
    May 20, 2019
    Jared was a fantastic guide. He was informative and dependable which was very important to me. You can tell he truly has a desire for travel and educating others and I would take another one of his tours in a second. Also, he could drink you out of the... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
  • W
    May 20, 2019
    This trip was amazing, really enjoyed meeting all the people that went on it and also Jared was a excellent tour guild! Bonded well with all of us and just had a all round great attitude towards the whole group! So thanks Jared for one amazing trip!
    Trip date: December 2018
  • S
    May 19, 2019
    Jared was an awesome tour guide who went above and beyond to make sure everyone had the best time! Would highly recomend!!
    Trip date: January 2019
  • K
    May 19, 2019
    Thank you Jared for introducing me to Europe in a safe, organised and hilariously informative manner. Taking the time to get to know fun facts about every single person on tour, coming out and having a drink with us even when he wasn’t “on duty”, and... Show more
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    Trip date: November 2018
  • H
    May 18, 2019
    Great set of countries and a great set of activities. The guide (Jared) was very well informed about the history as well as spots to hit in all cities visited. He is a fun guy and our group had a great time with him.
    Trip date: December 2018
  • J
    March 21, 2018
    I went on the 24 day Western Compass beginning December 2017 and ending in January 2018. A time of year where you would miss your family over christmas and new years but nonetheless I had a great time :) Jess as a tour leader made the trip all that... Show more
    Trip date: December 2017
  • Western Compass reviewer 8
    March 20, 2018
    The entire experience was extremely enjoyable and our tour guide, Jess, was exceptional.
    Trip date: December 2017
  • A
    March 20, 2018
    The tour leader was amazing . Jess was super friendly and approachable , really knowledgeable and knew how to read the crowd. She kept us going through the 3 week tour without a dull moment.
    Trip date: December 2017
  • S
    March 20, 2018
    The Western Compass tour was no doubt an amazing experience!! As it was my first time travelling, Our guide Jess was an enourmous aid in determining all the good places to visit. Jess was always enthusiastic and lifting the groups spirits whenever we... Show more
    Trip date: December 2017


24 days
Western Compass
From London to London
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    France , Spain , Italy , Vatican City (Holy See) , Luxembourg and Netherlands

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    EnglandFrance, Spain, Italy, Vatican City (Holy See), Luxembourg and NetherlandsItalySwitzerland


    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.


    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.
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