Discover the best that Europe has to offer on a trip that will throw you headfirst into the history, culture, cuisine, landscapes and nightlife of this terrific continent. Make love heart eyes in Paris, marvel at Barcelona's Sagrada Família, be a spectator of history in Rome and glimpse the intricate past behind the Berlin Wall. Our Discover Europe trip is sure to leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.
• 33 breakfasts, 14 dinners
• 32 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double), 1 night on an overnight ferry
• Modern air-conditioned coach with free wifi
• Guided tours of all major cities
• English Channel crossing
• Awesome Trip Leader + Driver
• Highlights include:
o Driving tour of Berlin
o Gondola ride in Venice
o Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen
o Walking tour of Venice
o Driving tour of Vienna
o Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam
o Walking tour of Rome
o Visit Pisa & the famous Leaning Tower
o Walking tour of Verona
o Walking tour of the restored city of Dresden
o Driving tour of Tirana with local guide
o Bordeaux winery experience
o Driving tour of Barcelona
o Walking tour of Prague
o Walking tour of Florence with local guide
o Driving tour of Budapest
o Visit a traditional French perfumery
o Walking tour of Monaco
o Walking tour of Dubrovnik with local guide
o Driving tour of Paris & gourmet picnic by the Eiffel Tower
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06 Apr – 11 May 2018
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30 Sep 17,
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DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS).
Paris is always a good idea. We’ll kick things off by taking in the city on a driving tour, before a picnic by the Eiffel Tower. You’re finally here. (D)
DAY 2 PARIS.
It may only sparkle at night, but it’s probably one of the world’s most famous spots. Ogle at the Eiffel Tower, then join us for a cruise or cabaret. (B)
DAY 3 PARIS TO BORDEAUX.
A stop in the heart of the Loire Valley before we head to Bordeaux to see what all the fuss is about (think: red). (B,D)
DAY 4 BORDEAUX TO CARCASSONNE.
Become a student of the grape in the red wine centre of the world. Then: the historic, walled city Carcassonne. (B)
DAY 5 CARCASSONNE TO BARCELONA, SPAIN VIA ANDORRA.
Through the majestic Pyrenees mountains today with a stop in Andorra before we hit the city of Art Nouveau. (B,D)
DAY 6 BARCELONA.
Sun, Gaudí and sangrias. Check out the architecture at Park Güell, go shopping or just indulge in patatas bravas. (B)
DAY 7 BARCELONA TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE.
Time for celebrity spotting and a Mediterranean chillout session. (B,D)
DAY 8 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT.
Bring your paparazzi posse to the beach or just chill out under the Mediterranean sun. More glitz tonight as we hit Monaco and the Monte Carlo casinos. (B)
DAYS 9-10 FRENCH RIVIERA TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND.
You’ll want full battery to capture the scenery happening outside your window today. Next stop: Engelberg. (B,D) (B)
DAY 11 SWISS ALPS TO VENICE, ITALY.
Channel Romeo and Juliet and leave your message of lurrrve on the wall at Verona, before we hit The Floating City. (B,D)
DAY 12 VENICE.
A day to get lost in the floating (sinking) city. Check out St Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and the nearby Bridge of Sighs. Then jump on a gondola and do the canals in style. (B)
DAY 13 VENICE TO FLORENCE.
Today we roll on, but not before nabbing THAT shot of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. After you’ve posed to your heart’s content, we’ll make tracks to Florence. (B,D)
DAY 14 FLORENCE TO ROME.
Discover why Florence is often called an open air museum. Rome next for a walking tour to make a solid dent in that bucket list of yours. (B)
DAY 15 ROME INCLUDING VATICAN CITY VISIT.
An optional morning visit to the Vatican City and the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. Then you’re free to explore. (B)
DAYS 16-19 ROME TO CORFU, GREECE VIA OVERNIGHT FERRY.
Jump on the overnight ferry to the birthplace of gyros and democracy. You’ve got three nights to get down with island time. Count shades of blue and pinch yourself. Life doesn’t get any better than this. (B) (B,D) (B) (B)
DAY 20 CORFU TO TIRANA, ALBANIA. Roll into Tirana and discover Albania’s lively capital (and arguably Europe’s quirkiest city). (B,D)
DAY 21 TIRANA TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA VIA BUDVA, MONTENEGRO.
Gawk at all the stunning views that race past the coach window as we head up the gorgeous coast of Montenegro and make for the most famous walled city in Europe. (B,D)
DAY 22 DUBROVNIK.
Relish a cold beer on the wall as the sun sets over the Adriatic or catch the views from the turquoise water with a spot of optional sea kayaking. Did we mention an optional Game of Thrones tour? (B)
DAY 23 DUBROVNIK TO ZADAR.
Time to check out the oh-so romantic Zadar where you can chill out, kick back and enjoy the essence of Croatia. Plus, the architectural beauty of the Sea Organ is seriously #impressive. (B)
DAY 24 ZADAR TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA.
Think castles, endless sunflower fields and green, rolling hills. Slovenia’s capital is a modern fairytale with a funky twist. (B)
DAY 25 LJUBLJANA TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY.
Bring on the home of goulash, ruin bars and the Rubik’s cube. (B,D)
DAY 26 BUDAPEST.
Free day to explore. What will you choose in the twin cities of Buda and Pest? (B)
DAY 27 BUDAPEST TO VIENNA, AUSTRIA.
Bring on opera and apple strudel as we roll into the hometown of Freud. (B)
DAY 28 VIENNA TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC.
On to the cobblestone streets of Prague. But first a sobering visit to former concentration camp Mauthausen. (B,D)
DAY 29 PRAGUE.
Star in your own fairytale as you take on the Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and hip café scene. Also: street food. (B)
DAY 30 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY.
Stop by historic Dresden on our way to Berlin. (B,D)
DAY 31 BERLIN.
Over to you. Head east to uncover the meaning of Ostalgie or cross off the main sights. Don’t miss the German take on Doner Kebab. (B)
DAY 32 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS.
Amsterdam is a bit like a liberal Venice with bicycles. Check out Anne Frank’s House and soak up the night vibes. You’ll be back. (B)
DAY 33 AMSTERDAM.
Hit the streets like a local, and then feast Dutch-style on a farewell dinner cruise. (B,D)
DAY 34 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND.
Head back to London for hugs and sad goodbyes. (B)
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