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Grand European

Explore 10 countries in 28 days!

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Group Size: Max 48, Avg 35

Trip code: EEGELL

Duration: 28 days

Group tour of 10 countries
Multi-share accommodation
Travel all across Europe!

Enjoy a 28-day whirlwind European tour on this multi-country magical experience!  Visit 10 amazing countries and immerse yourself in the charm and culture of Europe. Starting in the romantic city of Paris, you’ll sweep through the Swiss Alps, join the Spanish buzz in Barcelona, and then mix with the rich and famous in the French Riviera before having a flutter in one of Monaco’s casinos. Immerse yourself in inspirational Italy as you soak up the culture in Florence, see ancient ruins in Rome, visit Vatican City and float down the canals in Venice. Discover Slovenia before spending a few days on an idyllic island in Croatia, then pick up the pace with some adrenaline activities in the Austrian Alps!  Explore perfect squares in Prague, then head for the buzz of Berlin, and be awed by Amsterdam. Take away a whole month of magical European memories on this unforgettable multi-country tour.

Trip highlights

  • See all the must-do European highlights in one unforgettable 28-day tour!
  • Effortless travel with an experienced guided tour means a hassle-free adventure
  • Explore stunning cities such as Paris, Rome, Prague, Berlin and Barcelona
  • Be blown away by breathtaking scenery in the Swiss Alps and have adventure action in the adrenalin-filled Austrian Alps
  • Float through the French Riviera and relax on an idyllic Croatian island
What's included
  • 27 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 13 dinners
  • 17 nights in hostels, 8 nights in bungalows at European campsites, 2 nights in an Austrian Gasthof
  • English Channel ferry crossings at both beginning and end of trip.
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with wi-fi and USB ports
  • Sightseeing tours of all major cities
  • Escorted services of a fully trained Trip Leader and Driver plus the services of  'On Site Chefs’ in the Swiss Alps, Rome and Venice
  • Paris Gourmet Picnic beside the Eiffel Tower
  • Perfumery tour in French Riviera
  • Italian feast in the Tuscan Hills
  • Local guide in Florence
  • Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice
  • Croatian Island Hideaway of Pag
  • Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration
  • Farewell dinner in Amsterdam
  • 24 hour emergency helpline
What's not included
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not included in the itinerary
  • Any optional extra activities
  • Pre-Tour Accommodation *

 

* Due to the early start, we recommend booking pre-tour accommodation. Please contact us for details if you are interested.

Further trip information

Spend four weeks immersed in the wonders of Europe on this Grand European bus tour across 10 amazing European countries!  Packing more exciting activities and sightseeing than you ever thought possible into four fantastic weeks of European exploration, you’ll cross the European continent and see some spectacular, world-famous sights along the way.  See it all from buzzing Barcelona in Spain to the stunning Swiss Alps, the unique Eiffel Tower skyline in Paris to the ancient glory of Rome’s Colosseum and everything in-between on this magical, memorable, grand tour of Europe.

Roadtrip through Europe in style, on board a comfortable coach with like-minded explorers! Enjoy free Wi-Fi, individual USB ports, a TV, toilet, aircon/heating, and reclining seats – everything you need to relax as the European landscape sweeps by!

Joining you on your coach is a top-notch driver and guide dedicated to delivering a fantastic experience. With unique local knowledge and a keen sense of direction (especially when it comes to tasty food and nightlife!) your crew will ensure you have the trip of a lifetime!

Let the adventure begin!

DAY 1: London to Paris, France (option also to join in Paris).

Cross the English Channel to the chic city of Paris. Driving tour and picnic by the Eiffel Tower included. 

DAY 2: Paris.

Explore Paris at your leisure on a free day. Optional evening activities: River Seine cruise or cabaret show. 
 
DAY 3: Paris to Swiss Alps, Switzerland.

Travel to the Swiss Alps and the village of Lauterbrunnen, near the Jungfrau Mountain. 

DAY 4: Swiss Alps.

Enjoy incredible views on an optional visit to the summit of Jungfrau Mountain. 

DAY 5: Swiss Alps to Avignon, France.

Travel to the wine-growing Rhone Valley and visit the ancient walled city of Avignon.
 
DAY 6: Avignon to Barcelona, Spain.

Visit the Roman Aqueduct of Pont du Gard.  Bus into Barcelona. 
 
DAY 7: Barcelona.

A free day to explore beautiful Barcelona.  

DAY 8: Barcelona to French Riviera, France.

Travel on to the stylish French Riviera, home to the rich and famous. Visit a perfumery for a fragrant experience. 

DAY 9: French Riviera.

Free day to explore Nice and enjoy the beaches and shopping. Evening visit to a casino in Monte Carlo, Monaco. 
 
DAY 10: French Riviera to Florence, Italy.

Photo opportunities at the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy. Tuscan meal at your hotel.

DAY 11: Florence.

Enjoy a guided tour with a local guide in this amazing Renaissance city.
 
DAY 12: Florence to Rome.

Stop off in the stunning hilltop town of Orvieto. Explore Italy’s ancient capital, Rome, on a walking tour. 
 
DAY 13: Rome.

A free day to explore the incredible Italian sights of Rome, such as the Collosseum and Roman Forums.

DAY 14: Rome to Venice.

Visit the Vatican City and see St Peter’s Basilica and the sensational Sistine Chapel before travelling on to Venice.
 
DAY 15: Venice.

Explore the unique city of Venice on a walking tour and enjoy a vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal. Don’t miss out on the optional gondola ride. 
 
DAY 16: Venice to Pag Island, Croatia via Slovenia.

Visit the unusual Postojna Caves in Slovenia, then travel to idyllic Pag Island in Croatia. 

DAYS 17-18: Pag Island.

Chill out, swim and laze on beaches on Pag Island and sample the exciting island nightlife in the summer months! 
 
DAY 19: Pag Island to Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Explore the quaint city of Ljubljana. 
 
DAY 20: Ljubljana to Austrian Alps, Austria.

Stop off at stunning Lake Bled en route to the awesome Austrian Alps. 
 
DAY 21: Austrian Alps.

It’s an adrenaline-seekers dream with optional activities in the Austrian Alps, such as skydiving, paragliding and mountain-biking. 
 
DAY 22: Austrian Alps to Prague, Czech Republic.

A serious stop first thing, in Mauthausen, a former concentration camp. Then on to the gorgeous, gothic city of Prague for a walking tour. 
 
DAY 23: Prague.

A free day today to discover the delights of this vibrant Eastern European city.
 
DAY 24: Prague to Berlin, Germany.

Travel to Berlin, via Dresden, and into Germany’s vibrant capital city. 
 
DAY 25: Berlin.

Take a Third Reich tour or see the Berlin Wall, then enjoy the famous Berlin nightlife! 
 
DAY 26: Berlin to Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Stop off at a farm to learn about cheese and clogs, two iconic products of the Netherlands, before taking a tour of Amsterdam, which ends in the notorious Red Light District. 
 
DAY 27: Amsterdam.

Enjoy a farewell dinner cruise through Amsterdam’s canals. 

DAY 28: Amsterdam to London.

Take the ferry back from Calais to England then end your Grand European tour back in the city of London, where you’ll say farewell to your group.

Please note: Free on-coach Wi-Fi is available but speed and connection relies on local 3G / 4G networks, and signal can be intermittent in some of the more remote areas.

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Arrival information

This trip starts in London. You will need to make your own way to London and be at the joining hostel by 6am, ready to check in, in time for a 7am departure. Due to the early start, you may wish to pre-book a night at the hostel for the night before. We can help you make this arrangement.

The trip ends in London, at approximately 8-8.30pm, at the same hostel you departed from.

Accommodation & meals

Accommodation

Your trip will include staying at a variety of accommodations, which includes 17 nights in hostels, 8 nights in bungalows at European campsites and 2 nights in an Austrian Gasthof.

You will be staying in same sex, multi-share accommodation (4-6 per room) in the hostels & Gasthof and in twin or double-share rooms in the bungalow and hotel accommodation.

Meals

Breakfasts are included every day (except on the first morning). Also included are 6 lunches, and 13 dinners. Some of these meals will be prepared by our On Site Chefs, and some by local restaurants and accommodation places.

If you have special dietary requirements e.g. vegetarian or wheat intolerance, we will make every endeavour to cater to your specific needs as long as you advise us when you book. Please be aware that in some countries, particularly in Eastern Europe, it is more difficult to cater for dietary requirements, but we will always try our best to arrange it. However, we cannot cater for tastes or dislikes, as most of our included evening meals feature a set menu.

Minimum age & eligibility

The age requirements for this trip is 18 - 39 years. 

Please make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months after the last day of your trip. Some countries will refuse entry if there is not at least 6 months validity on your passport after your departure date from their country. Depending on your nationality, you may require a visa to enter certain countries. It is your responsibility to obtain these prior to the departure of the trip. Please note if you are a British passport holder you do not need any visas to visit Europe.

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