European Pioneer

Channel your inner pioneer and join us on a European getaway that lets you experience the best of 17 countries in just over five adventure-crammed weeks. From bustling Barcelona in the west to the beautiful Balkans in the East; uber-cool Berlin in the north to the glitzy beaches of Greece in the south, this unforgettable trip will having you ticking off bucket list experiences, one group selfie at a time. Three. Two. One. Say, “Topdecker!”.

Price Includes

• Visiting 17 countries: France, Switzerland, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Vatican City, Greece, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands
• 17 nights in hostels, 8 nights in hotels, 7 nights in bungalows at European campsites, 3 nights in canvas cabins & 1 night in a cabin on an overnight ferry
• 36 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 17 dinner
• English Channel crossings
• Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi
• Guided tours of all major cities
• Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs
• Highlights:
o Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration
o Walking tour of Prague
o Walking tour of Amsterdam
o Driving tour of Barcelona
o Driving tour of Berlin
o Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam
o Visit the Pont du Gard
o Guided tour in Athens
o Paris city driving tour
o Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice
o Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen
o Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower
o French Riviera perfumery experience
o Local guides in Florence, Tirana & Dubrovnik
o Local guide in Belgrade
o See the Monasteries of Meteora (entrance not included)
o 3 nights in Paris
o Walking tour of Rome
o Walking tour of Venice
o Driving tour of Vienna
o Driving tour of Budapest
o Guided tour of Sarajevo
o Visit Pisa & the famous Leaning Tower
o Walking tour of the restored city of Dresden
o Visit the Srebrenica Memorial

Travel dates:
23 May – 13 Jun 2018


Helloworld Exclusive Offer
20%* discount on selected Europe 2018 tours traveling before 30 Jun 2018
10%* discount on all Europe Summer 2018 traveling before 31 Oct 2018

Room/Cabin information

Room Type: Hostel Plus
Room Configuration: Multi-Share

Offer Ends

22 Mar 18,

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Product itinerary

DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). Cross the English Channel to the City of Love, before embarking on a driving tour and an #epic gourmet picnic by the Eiffel Tower. (D) 

DAY 2 PARIS. Roam free and do Paris your way (wander the artsy Montmartre district, anyone?). Then: an optional river cruise or cabaret show. (B) 

DAY 3 PARIS. Another free day in Paris to soak up all those Frenchy vibes. Oui oui! (B) 

DAY 4 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. #Jawdropping scenery ahead as we head to the Swiss Alps. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 SWISS ALPS. Instagram heaven from the summit of Jungfrau mountain today. (B,L,D) 

DAY 6 SWISS ALPS TO AVIGNON, FRANCE. Go medieval in Avignon and check out the Palace of the Popes today. (B,L) 

DAY 7 AVIGNON TO BARCELONA, SPAIN. First stop is the famous Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard before we hit sangria town. (B,D) 

DAY 8 BARCELONA. Roll out of your bed and get on the tapas trail today. (B)

DAY 9 BARCELONA TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. A crash course in perfume then on to the red carpets and Rolexes of the Riviera. (B) 

DAY 10 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. Go paparazzi in town today before we head off to Monaco and put it all on red. (B) 

DAY 11 FRENCH RIVIERA TO VENICE, ITALY. Stop off in Verona to check out Juliet’s balcony before arriving in the city of canals. (B,D) 

DAY 12 VENICE. A vaporetto ride + walking tour exploring St Mark’s Square and the Doge’s Palace = perfect day. (B,D) 

DAY 13 VENICE TO FLORENCE. First up, Pisa. Then on to Florence for a serve of culinary renaissance. (B,L,D) 

DAY 14 FLORENCE TO ROME. On to Rome to check out what the Romans really did. (B,D) 

DAY 15 ROME INCLUDING VATICAN CITY VISIT. Take in the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and the Vatican City (optional) today. Also: pizza. (B) 

DAYS 16-17 ROME TO ATHENS, GREECE VIA OVERNIGHT FERRY. Board an overnight ferry to the Greek port of Patras and then on to Athens, the cradle of democracy. (B) (B,D) 

DAYS 18-20 ATHENS TO MYKONOS. Prepare for three nights of sun-worshipping in the Greek Islands. Eat, sleep, rave, repeat. (B,D) (B) (B) 

DAY 21 MYKONOS TO ATHENS. Another ferry returns us to Athens for a second dose of ancient vibes. (B) 

DAY 22 ATHENS TO METEORA. Heading north to Meteora to visit a complex of clifftop monasteries dating back to the 14th century. (B,D) 

DAY 23 METEORA TO TIRANA, ALBANIA. Next stop Albania for a glimpse of life in the former hard line communist state. (B,D) 

DAYS 24-25 TIRANA TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA VIA BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. On to Montenegro andpast the Bay of Kotor before we cross the border to Croatia and #hashtagworthy Dubrovnik. (B,D) (B) 

DAY 26 DUBROVNIK TO SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA. Via Mostar to Sarajevo, a city that’s still shaking off its tragic past. (B,D) 

DAY 27 SARAJEVO TO BELGRADE, SERBIA. We’ll help you get your bearings before letting you loose among the cool bars in the Old Town. (B) 

DAY 28 BELGRADE TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. We'll show you round a city best known for art nouveau, hot springs and ruin bars. (B) 

DAY 29 BUDAPEST. Help yourself on this free day. Culture vulture? Foodie fanatic? Anything in between? You'll be loving it. (B) 

DAY 30 BUDAPEST TO VIENNA, AUSTRIA. On to Vienna for some opera, apple strudel and possibly the best coffee in Europe. (B) 

DAY 31 VIENNA TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. On to the cobblestone streets of Prague. But first a sobering visit to a former concentration camp. (B,D) 

DAY 32 PRAGUE. A full day for street food, quirky museums and the most beautiful Old Town in Europe. (B) 

DAY 33 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. Stop at historic Dresden en route to Berlin, one of Europe’s most happening cities. (B,D) 

DAY 34 BERLIN. Check out Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial with a local guide, or just take the city by storm. Today is all you. PS: The nightlife here is famous for a reason. (B) 

DAY 35 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. To Amsterdam, famous for Van Gogh, liberal attitudes and vintage shopping. 32 markets and 6,159 shops should keep you busy for a while. (B) 

DAY 36 AMSTERDAM. Discover the Dutch capital by bike before our farewell dinner canal cruise tonight. (B,D)

DAY 37 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Love and leave Amsterdam this morning as we ferry back to London. (B)

Helloworld Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 05 Mar 2018 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge.  Airfare not included unless otherwise stated. All savings are included in the advertised price. Helloworld Travel exclusive discounts valid when booked & deposited by 22 Mar 2018. 20% discount valid on selected Europe 2018 trips departing on or before the 30 Jun 2018 only, and is not combinable with any other offer. 10% discount valid on all Europe Summer 2018 trips, and is combinable with one standard brochure discount up to a maximum discount of 15% if applicable. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with each other, or with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Topdeck and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.