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European Escapade Vacation Tours
For 18 - 35 Young Professionals, Singles and Students


Vacation Overview

To Barcelona and beyond! The European Escapade takes you through the best of Western Europe, allowing time to really experience what each city has to offer. Highlights include strolling La Rambla in Barcelona, re-discovering the might of the Roman Emperors in Rome and gazing up at the Swiss Alps from your bedroom window in Switzerland. What better way to spend a month in Europe?

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Vacation Itinerary

Vacation Day 1 - Arrive London

Check-in to your hotel after 2pm then enjoy the day exploring London. Tonight, meet your Contiki Tour Manager and fellow travellers for a pre-departure meeting. Hotel

Vacation Day 2 - London to Paris

A warm welcome from your 18-35 Vacation Crew as we head for the White Cliffs of Dover and the Channel crossing to France. We drive past World War I battlefields to the splendour of Paris. What better way to begin than with an evening tour of the "City Of Lights" 18-35 Vacation Village (D)

Vacation Day 3 - Paris

Today's sightseeing includes some of the most celebrated icons of Europe. Perhaps take the opportunity to visit the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe or the Champs Elysées. Tonight, why not complete your Parisian experience with a French meal and famous Parisian cabaret? 18-35 Vacation Village (B)

Vacation Day 4 - Paris to Beaujolais Wine Region

Today's journey leads us to the exclusive Château de Cruix nestled in the Beaujolais vineyards near Lyon. 18-35 Special Vacation Stopover (B,D)

Vacation Day 5 - Beaujolais Wine Region

This morning explore the French countryside and enjoy your included picnic lunch. In the afternoon relax and soak up the idyllic atmosphere of rural France. 18-35 Special Vacation Stopover (B,PL,D)

Vacation Day 6 - Beaujolais Wine Region to Barcelona

Our journey south today takes us to the impressive Roman aqueduct at Pont du Gard. As we skim past the Pyrénées we catch our first glimpse of the world-famous Mediterranean and arrive in vibrant Barcelona. 18-35 Vacation Village (B,D)

Vacation Day 7 - Barcelona

Our included sightseeing tour is a great introduction to this celebrated city. See Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Cathedral, the 1992 Olympic Complex and the Gothic district. A chance to experience Barcelona's famed shopping street La Rambla and discover some of Spain's specialties. Tonight why not experience the passion of Flamenco dancing? 18-35 Vacation Village (B)

Vacation Day 8 - Barcelona to French Riviera

We return to France today and travel through the beautiful Provence region to Arles. Wander through the streets as the Romans once did in this historic town, before continuing to the glamorous French Riviera. 18-35 Vacation Village (B,D)

Vacation Day 9 - French Riviera

Today we visit a French perfumery before heading to Nice. Stroll down the fashionable Promenade des Anglais for a spot of shopping or simply relax on the beach. Tonight we visit Monaco! View the Royal Palace and take the opportunity to try your luck at the casinos of Monte Carlo. 18-35 Vacation Village (B,D)

Vacation Day 10 - French Riviera to Florence

Today we leave France and enter Italy! We drive past the seaside city of Genoa en-route to Pisa to see the famous Leaning Tower. From here we weave through the Tuscan countryside heading to the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence. 18-35 Vacation Village (B,D)

Vacation Day 11 - Florence

Your day includes a walking tour seeing the Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Santa Croce, and a chance to shop for leather, gold and silver. In your free time maybe visit one of the city's many museums and this evening enjoy the colourful Florentine nightlife. 18-35 Vacation Village (B)

Vacation Day 12 - Florence to Rome
All roads lead to Rome where our included sightseeing tour is the perfect introduction to the Eternal City. This afternoon why not discover this city of Gladiators with a local guide? Then, do as the Romans do and stroll past the Trevi Fountain, the amazing Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. 18-35 Vacation Village (B)

Vacation Day 13 - Rome
Once at the centre of the powerful Roman Empire this city, steeped in centuries of ancient history, awaits your discovery. The Colosseum, Imperial Forum and the treasures of the Vatican City make for a day of serious sightseeing. 18-35 Vacation Village (B,D)

Vacation Day 14 - Rome to Venice
Soak in the changing scenery of Italy as we drive past golden plains, vineyards and quaint hilltop towns to Venice, our home for the next two nights. 18-35 Vacation Village (B,D)

Vacation Day 15 - Venice
A short boat ride takes us into the historical centre of Venice to see St. Mark's Square, the Doges' Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. See glass and lace making demonstrations and why not treat yourself to a gondola ride? 18-35 Vacation Village (B,D)

Vacation Day 16 - Venice to Vienna
An enchanting drive as we waltz into the home of Mozart and Strauss to see the splendours of the once mighty Austrian Empire. Classical music to heighten your senses tonight? Youth Hotel (B)

Vacation Day 17 - Vienna
On our sightseeing tour see the fabulous Palace of the Hapsburgs, the State Opera House and fashionable Kärntnerstrasse. In your free time try authentic apple strudel and Viennese coffee. Later why not sample some local schnaps and a traditional Viennese meal? Youth Hotel (B)

Vacation Day 18 - Vienna to Munich
On to Bavaria's lively capital Munich, home to the Oktoberfest. Maybe join us this evening at one of the city's traditional Beer Halls. Youth Hotel (B)

Vacation Day 19 - Munich to Austrian Tyrol
Our orientation tour of Munich includes the Glockenspiel and Marienplatz. Take the opportunity to go white-water rafting in the heart of the Austrian Alps before a special welcome awaits at Contiki's own Gasthof. 18-35 Special Vacation Stopover (B,D)

Vacation Day 20 - Austrian Tyrol
The picture-postcard village of Hopfgarten is an excellent base to make the most of the beautiful countryside. Experience a vast range of outdoor activities: hiking, mountain biking, paragliding or perhaps trout fishing. 18-35 Special Vacation Stopover (B,D)

Vacation Day 21 - Austrian Tyrol to Swiss Alps
We stop for lunch in Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein. Enjoy time to shop and see the sights in Lucerne before reaching our idyllic stop in the Swiss Alps. 18-35 Special Vacation Stopover (B,D)

Vacation Day 22 - Swiss Alps
A spectacular day where you can choose to hike the many trails or maybe enjoy a trip up the snow-covered Jungfrau mountain on a cog railway that passes through the Eiger mountain! 18-35 Special Vacation Stopover (B,D)

Vacation Day 23 - Swiss Alps to Rhine Valley
Heading north we re-enter Germany and visit the university town of Heidelberg on the banks of the Neckar River. Tonight we stay in the picturesque Rhine Valley after seeing the famous Lorelei and hearing how German beersteins are crafted in St. Goar. Hotel (B,D)

Vacation Day 24 - Rhine Valley to Amsterdam
We cross the Dutch border and make our way towards Amsterdam. Visit a cheese farm and see how clogs are made. Cycle through the countryside and the village of Edam and enjoy the famous Amsterdam nightlife. Youth Hotel (B,D)

Vacation Day 25 - Amsterdam
This morning why not take a canal bike ride to further explore Amsterdam? In your free time perhaps visit famous sights such as Anne Frank's House or the Van Gogh Museum. Tonight we celebrate our last evening together. Youth Hotel (B)

Vacation Day 26 - Amsterdam to London
After breakfast, there will be a transfer for you to Schipol Airport (estimated arrival at 10:00 am) OR choose to take a complimentary transfer to central London with your Tour Manager and extend your vacation. (B)

European Escapade

Vacation Prices

Starts London / Ends Amsterdam

Start DateEnd DatePriceDeparture
22 Jun 2018 17 Jul 2018 $4,069 Definite
24 Jun 2018 19 Jul 2018 $4,069 Definite
27 Jun 2018 22 Jul 2018 $4,069 Definite
30 Jun 2018 25 Jul 2018 $4,069 Definite
03 Jul 2018 28 Jul 2018 $4,069 Definite
12 Jul 2018 06 Aug 2018 $4,069 Definite
18 Jul 2018 12 Aug 2018 $4,069 Definite
30 Jul 2018 24 Aug 2018 $4,069 Definite
01 Aug 2018 26 Aug 2018 $4,069 Definite
05 Aug 2018 30 Aug 2018 $3,682 Definite
17 Aug 2018 11 Sep 2018 $4,069 Definite
29 Aug 2018 23 Sep 2018 $3,902 Definite
05 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2018 $3,902 Definite
11 Sep 2018 06 Oct 2018 $3,902 Definite
16 Sep 2018 11 Oct 2018 $3,902 Definite

*Prices are not guaranteed until time of booking


All of this & more, included as standard on your trip.

Accommodation

  • 24 nights accommodation: 2 nights in French Château, 2 nights in Austrian Gasthof, 2 nights in Swiss Chalet, 8 nights in Village cabins, 5 nights in hotel upgrade, 5 nights in hostels
  • Modern, air-conditioned coach with powerpoints for charging
  • Ferry crossings

Team

  • An experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver team
  • Exclusive on-site teams at Villages & Special Stopovers

Food

  • 41 meals included in Food Fund:
  • 24 breakfasts
  • 1 picnic lunch (PL)
  • 16 dinners

Inclusions

    • 15 World Heritage Sites visited
  • See the White Cliffs of Dover
  • Exclusive 'Paris by Night' sightseeing tour with Champagne & escargot
  • See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-Élysées, and Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Special Stopover: French Château
  • Wine tasting at Contiki's Château
  • See Château Fontainebleau
  • See Chablis, Burgundy & Beaujolais vineyards
  • Special Stopover: French Château
  • Picnic in the French countryside
  • See Gaudi's Sagrada Família & the 1992 Olympic Games complex
  • Walking tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
  • Visit the historic city of Arles
  • Scenic drive along the Côte d'Azur
  • Visit a French perfumery
  • See the Royal Palace in Monaco
  • Rub shoulders with the rich & famous with a visit to a Monte Carlo casino
  • See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Discover the Secrets of Michelangelo's Florence – see where his David was gifted to the Florentines, Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of Florence
  • See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della Signoria
  • Learn about Florence's leather craft with a demonstration
  • Special access Rome sightseeing coach tour
  • See the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza Navona
  • See St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City
  • Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice
  • See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Square
  • See Venice's iconic canals & gondolas
  • See Schönbrunn Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral & the State Opera House
  • Scenic drive along the historic Ring Road
  • See the Glockenspiel & Marienplatz
  • Special Stopover: Austrian Gasthof
  • Visit the Mathausen concentration camp memorial
  • Special Stopover: Austrian Gasthof
  • See this pretty mountain region famous for adventure sports
  • Special Stopover: Swiss Chalet
  • Visit the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz
  • See the Wooden Chapel Bridge in Lucerne
  • Scenic drive through the Alps
  • Special Stopover: Swiss Chalet
  • See Heidelberg's medieval castle
  • See the Lorelei Rock
  • Visit the riverside town St. Goar
  • Learn how beer steins are crafted
  • See canals & a windmill on a countryside bike tour in Edam
  • Visit a cheese farm & clog maker's house
  • See Amsterdam's canals & gable houses by night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A $200 Non-Refundable Deposit is Required to Book.
Full payment is due 45 days prior to vacation departure.
(If paying within 45 days full payment is required).

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