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European Discovery with Contiki

England, France, Netherlands, Vatican City, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria

Pricing: From R34 000 per person

Valid For Travel Dates: Selected Departures during February and between October – December 2024

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On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilised

Optional Experiences available at an additional cost

Not all departure dates are definite at time of loading, please enquire with one of our agents.

 

Highlights

– 11 Nights in cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

– 11 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners

– Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

Day 1: LONDON TO AMSTERDAM

LONDON
Your heart-pounding adventure kicks off today. Meet up with your Contiki posse & share notes on London town before hitting the road to Amsterdam.
DOVER
Shortly before we find our ferry for Europe, we’ll be taking in the English coastline’s beauty as we sail away from the White Cliffs of Dover. They owe their gorgeousness to their composition of chalk – you’re learning and we haven’t even left the UK!
CALAIS
Off the ferry we arrive in the port town of Calais – French soil! We travel north through Belgium before reaching… Amsterdam!
AMSTERDAM
Tonight, after an included dinner and an optional evening canal cruise, the fun-famed Amsterdam is yours to explore in all its glory.
Ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (or similar)
Included Meals: Dinner

 

Day 2: AMSTERDAM TO RHINE VALLEY

AMSTERDAM
Now it’s time to pour some sunlight on the agenda & take in the beauty of canals, crooked buildings, obscure museums & a café culture like no other.
SANKT GOAR
After the scenic journey of fairytale castles, vineyards and valleys, you’ll be charmed before we even arrive in Germany’s famous Rhine Valley. This back-in-time town is our wine tasting host for the evening.
Hotel Montag Sankt Goar (or similar)
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 3: RHINE VALLEY TO MUNICH

SANKT GOAR
Too much grape juice last night? Not to worry, the prospect of Munich should lift your spirits as we travel south & swap wine culture for beer.
MUNICH
Today our eyes will be treated to a famous Gothic clock, a charming old town & traditional Bavarian culture. You’ll have the option to explore the side streets by foot and afterwards why not choose to explore one of the city’s many beer halls, where you can try a stein of beer or even a pork knuckle!
NH Munich Ost Conference (or similar)
Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 4: MUNICH TO INNSBRUCK

MUNICH
Goodbye Munich, hello mountains. We’re hitting the road in search of lands so sweet they made The Sound of Music.
INNSBRUCK
After crossing through the Bavarian Alps, it’s time to head to this famous Olympic town and your jaw will drop at the sight of the famous ski jump, and you’ll have a chance to soak up the medieval old town atmosphere for the afternoon. Tonight, you can opt for a traditional Tyrolean show – don’t forget to try a piece of delicious Austrian strudel and some local schnaps!
Hotel Dollinger (or similar)
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 5: INNSBRUCK TO VENICE

INNSBRUCK
Wake up with the gorgeous snow capped Alps as your backdrop roamers, we have a bountiful breakfast and a floating city in Italy to tend to. Life’s tough!
VENICE
You’ll think you’ve seen enough beauty for one day after taking in the Central Austrian Alps & Brenner Pass en route to Italy. And then we’ll arrive in Venice & your jaw will hit the floor over hidden lanes, story book bridges & a private canal boat ride.
A conveniently located hotel
Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 6: VENICE TO ROME

VENICE
Farewell floating city, but Italy, we’re not done with you yet, our next destination – the Eternal City of Rome is just around the corner.
ROME
The afternoon will really take it up a notch as we uncover Italian icons in the country’s capital of Rome, as you get a glimpse of its glory by night. Gelato, pizza and ancient monuments – perfetto!
A conveniently located hotel
Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 7: ROME

ROME
Rome wasn’t built in a day – so get up and get going early to make the most of this ancient city.
VATICAN
When in Rome…take an optional guided tour of the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel. Religious or not, the Vatican’s Italian Renaissance church will send shivers down your spine.
ROME
Then hit the streets for your own discoveries. Learn a thing or two as you pass the Colosseum, throw coins in fountains and sip espresso in a pretty street watching Italian life float by.
A conveniently located hotel
Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 8: ROME TO FLORENCE

ROME
We may be hitting the road again, but we’re not done with Italy just yet. We have one more city to lust over…
FLORENCE
The dome of Duomo Cathedral sits above the city, making certain we know we have arrived in Florence. Take a moment to take in the unique beauty of this beautiful city, where culture and la dolce vita is evident in every direction you look. We’ll become history buffs on a guided walking tour, before we learn the art of leather. Tonight you can choose to begin your Tuscan love affair at an optional dinner – think olives, cured meats, crostini & wine.
Hotel Auto Park (or similar)
Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 9: FLORENCE TO LUCERNE

FLORENCE
Say a fond farewell to Italy, and hello to the land of creamy chocolate, cheese and not to mention watches. Hello Switzerland!
LUCERNE
Swans float under wooden bridges, snowcapped mountains stand regally behind us & chocolate tastes like heaven on earth. You’re in the Swiss Alps & you cannot wipe the smile off your face!
Ibis Budget Luzern City (or similar)
Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 10: LUCERNE TO PARIS

LUCERNE
Out with the altitude, in with the inner-city Parisian bliss. Once we’ve crossed the border out of Switzerland, we will be coasting through the pretty wine producing region of Burgundy before our arrival in Paris.
PARIS
Lamp-lit bridges, a sparkling Eiffel Tower, & evening coffee haunts, tonight we fall in love with everything Paris. Our Trip Manager fills us in on the city’s secrets, then to celebrate our first night in the city, we’ll head up the Montparnasse Tower.
Ibis Paris Porte D’Italie (or similar)
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 11: PARIS

PARIS
It’s time to stroll the dreamy streets of Paris, moan over haute couture you can’t afford, admire the Notre Dame Cathedral whilst juggling coffee and crêpes, & get artsy at the many museums of the Louvre. Just don’t wear yourself out, you will probably want to get involved with a ticket to an iconic cabaret show and dinner. With your last night looming, make it one to remember in the city of lights.
Ibis Paris Porte D’Italie (or similar)
Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 12: PARIS TO LONDON

PARIS
Soak up your last dose of Paris this morning over a coffee and croissant and marvel at how much you’ve seen. And, how close you’ve grown to your new Contiki pals. Sob! Hop back on the coach for a complimentary transfer to CDG airport this morning, or stay onboard for the ride back to London. Plenty of time to start planning the next reunion…
CALAIS
DOVER
LONDON
What a journey! Say a fond farewell to the group as you wrap up the trip on arrival in London.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Terms And Conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Standard terms and conditions apply, and can be viewed on our website. Excludes flights, transfers, visas, travel insurance and anything not mentioned. Savings are not valid on all itineraries and/or departure dates, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. High season supplements and block out dates may apply, pricing varies pending departure date. Package excludes flights. You can do optional free-time add-on experiences in your free time and pay for them as you travel (additional costs apply). Contiki reserves the right to withdraw promotional offers and adjust savings anytime. All savings / discounts mentioned have already been included in the advertised price. Sure Mithas Travel reserves the right to withdraw or amend promotional offers at any time.