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  • Paris gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower
  • Local guide in Florence
  • Visit the Pont du Gard
  • Paris city driving tour
The Oceanic Empires 2017 tour starts in London and ends in Dubrovnik. The Oceanic Empires 2017 is an Explorer tour that takes 29 days taking you from London to Dubrovnik and 14 other destinations in Europe. The Oceanic Empires 2017 includes trip leader, accommodation, meals, transport and some activities. Please see the Includes section for details.

Uncover this magnificent continent in all its glory as you soak up all the culture, cuisine, history and nightlife that you can handle. Experience the grand old capitals and the artistic allure and passion of the Mediterranean. This is the Europe experience of a lifetime you’ll never want to end. Seriously.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this trip will no longer make a day stop at Pont Du Gard.
Day 1 London, England to Paris, France

Spot French poodles on an epic driving tour. Pinch yourself and instagram your first selfie before we dig into a gourmet picnic under the Eiffel Tower. Food matters. A lot. In Europe, it comes alive. Kick back under and watch Paris sparkle. Ooooh you pretty thang!

Included today:
-Paris city driving tour
-Gourmet picnic under the Eiffel Tower

Meals:
-Dinner

Day 2 Paris

Grab your baguette and go. Run, don't walk. More oh la la today. With Parisian charm crammed into every nook and cranny, make sure you hit all of the iconic haunts. This morning: free time en Francais. From the Louvre and Musée d'Orsay to the l'Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysées, you'll be sure to make a solid dent in your bucket list. Later, if you are in the mood for an optional cabaret show, let us know - we'll sort it.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional Activities:
-Paris bike tour
-Traditional Paris cabaret
-Seine river cruise

Day 3 Paris to Bordeaux

If you haven't gone fromage crazy just yet, grab a few wheels before we go and bid au revoir to Paree. Next, we make a quick stop in the heart of the Loire Valley. Later, enter Bordeaux where vineyards rule and fromage is King. Drink the best drops and hear tales of how these fiery reds came to be. Raise a glass to the winemakers.

Included today:
-Visit to Chateau du Chambord (admission extra)

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch

Day 4 Bordeaux to Barcelona, Spain

Enter Barcelona where tapas and sangria rule. Easily one of the best cities in the world, you lucky thing! First up: driving tour of Barcelona to get your bearings. Later: if you think you've eaten it all, nah-ah not even close. Uncover the food market gems scattered across Barcelona and satisfy your inner gastronome. Visit La Boqueria in Barcelona for a luxe open air experience. Tonight: shall we dance? Optional flamenco show.

Included today:
-Driving tour of Barcelona

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Optional activities:
-Flamenco show

Day 5 Barcelona

Next up, rowdy Gaudi. Free day today to tick off Park Güell or the La Sagrada Familia. At night, rumble with Las Ramblas. Who needs the snooze button when you got a whole day in a city packed to the rafters with art nouveau, alluring accents and most importantly, tapas. Hit the side streets and alleyways give in to your inner football tragic and kneel to the sporting gods at Camp Nou.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 6 Barcelona to French Riviera, France

Bye bye, Barca. Hello, to the turquoise waters and lush stylings of the French Riv. Get that selfie stick out as we roll on north along the coast to rub shoulders with the rich and famous at the world's most lavish waterfront property, aka the French Riviera. Swap your patatas bravas for hearty French cooking and get ready for tomorrow's adventures.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 7 French Riviera including Monaco visit

Picture life in the fast lane as we cruise through dazzling Monaco (ticking off another country in the process). Glitzy and glam? You bet your fur coat it is. Feeling lucky? Hit the tables at the Monte Carlo Casino and make it rain (or not).

Included today:
-Guided tour of Monaco

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 8 French Riviera to Swiss Alps, Switzerland

Roll up and out of the Riviera and onwards to the Alps. Aim high and think epic peaks. Before we go, we visit a French perfume factory to freshen up. New signature scent perhaps? The view out your window today plays like a documentary on 'world's sexiest views'. Unlike Toblerone, the Swiss Alps aren't all lined up perfectly so we weave up through the sexy valleys and handsome peaks. Grab your forks and prepare to chow down on Swiss cuisine then hit the bar for a nightcap.

Included today:
-Perfume factory visit

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Day 9 Swiss Alps

Scenic hikes and jaw-dropping views are on today's agenda. Go low key with a mountain walk or hop on board the Jungfraubahn railway for an optional visit to the Jungfrau Mountain summit. Fairytale villages en route, sky-diving out of a helicopter upon arrival (if heights don't scare you). Another local feast awaits your return, regardless of how you make your way back down. Then head back down for some snow angels and hot chocolate. #hardlife.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch

Optional Activities:
-Jungfrau excursion
-Sky diving
-Helicopter Ride
-Aare River Float

Day 10 Swiss Alps to Venice, Italy

Seek out Juliet’s balcony in Verona and wave before we push through to the canal-lined maze of Venice. Then, Venice - you know it as the floating city, but this place is actually sinking (slowly).

Included today:
-Visit to Verona

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Day 11 Venice

We've got a sinking feeling that Venice is the way to go today. Keep dry with a walking tour of Venice's greats, before taking to the water on an optional gondola ride. Later, head into St Mark's Square, shoo pigeons and jump over the Rialto Bridge to find the best damn pizza before we leave tomorrow.

Included today:
-Walking tour of Venice
-Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Optional activities:
-Gondola Ride

Day 12 Venice to Florence

Shake and shimmy past Pisa. Get THAT photo at the Leaning Tower of Pisa today. Make your food baby sing as we roll into the land of hearty Tuscan cuisine and birthplace of gelato: Florence.


Included today:
-Visit Pisa & the Leaning Tower

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch
-Dinner

Day 13 Florence

Renaissance beauty meets Italian style. Explore the streets of Florence with a local guide today. Florence has more stories than Bilbo Baggins, more culture than a Shoreditch hipster, over 1,800 restaurants and it gave the world gelato. Say ciao to cheeky David and strut along the Ponte Vecchio, gelato in hand. Obvs later, delve into a higher state of culinary consciousness.

Included today:
-Florence walking tour with a local guide

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 14 Florence to Rome

Buh-bye Florence. Later, we enter Rome where history was born and made. Become an amateur historian in no time on our guided city walking tour in Rome. Cross off some red hot ruins, oodles of obelisks and of course, the big ticket sights. Refuel on pizza.

Included today:
-Rome walking tour
-Visit to the town of Orivieto

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 15 Rome including Vatican City visit

Down that espresso. Make a quick visit to the Pope - a trip to Rome wouldn’t be complete without! Last chance to find the best pizza or pasta before we head off tomorrow.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Optional activities:
-Vatican city visit

Day 16 Rome to Sailing in Greece via Overnight Ferry

An Italian road trip today to meet our overnight ferry to Greece to the land of gyros and all things amazing. Play connect-the-dots with the stars or let the swell rock you to sleep as we ferry from Bella Italia to Greece.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 17 Sailing in Greece

Bring on three great days of sailing on the Ionian Sea. Across these islands keep an eye out for ancient history steeped in mythology and sprawling ruins to sink your teeth into, what's not to love? Learn the ropes, navigate through awe-inspiring islands then laze on board like the god or goddess that you are.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch
-Dinner

Day 18 Sailing in Greece

Free day in para-para-paradise. Loving it up? Good, we hope so. Soak up those rays and make the most of 50 shades of blue. Spin the compass and watch the world go by - remember, you’re on sailing time so float on and relax.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch

Day 19 Sailing in Greece

Found your sea legs yet? Another day of loving life. And loving the turquoise water. Loving more swimming. More diving off boats. More epic Instagram shots. You could probably get used to this.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch

Day 20 Sailing in Greece to Athens

Back on land, stretch your legs and explore the cradle of civilization. Cue jaw drop at the Acropolis and Parthenon then grab some yiros or hit the sack.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Day 21 Athens to Mykonos

Two nights to kick back on Greek island time. Ferry over to Mykonos (aka 'that-island-with-the-cute-windmills-looking-into-a-blood-red- sunset' for two nights of tropical bliss. Epic beaches, sinfully good local restaurants and a bustling nightlife, what's not to love? #sorrynotsorry

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Day 22 Mykonos

'Mykonoosss' - the DJ is calling. Go forth and party. Relax by the beach, grab a cocktail and enjoy - this is your time!

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 23 Mykonos to Athens

Catch the ferry back to Athens for one more night.

Included today:
-Athens driving tour

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 24 Athens to Meteora

Leave your fear of heights in Athens. We're driving to Meteora, a city perched on the nail biting cliffs of Thessaly (Google it). Visit one of six remaining 14th century monasteries (out of 24) then round up the day with good friends, good food and some face-timing.

Included today:
-Monastery visit (entrance fee not included)

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Day 25 Meteora to Tirana, Albania

What happens when you paint a former communist capital in vivid colours? According to Tirana's artist-turned mayor- turned TED speaker Edi Rama, people start paying taxes and crime rates plummet. True story.

Included today:
-Driving tour of Tirana with a local guide

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Day 26 Tirana to Dubrovnik, Croatia via Budva, Montenegro

Pit stop via Montenegro en route to Dubrovnik. Head up the gorgeous coast and make for the most famous walled city in Europe (nope, not history. See: Game of Thrones). Wander Dubrovnik's tiny cobblestoned streets and explore hidden cafés and shops before grabbing some dinner and checking out the glitzy nightlife.

Included today:
-Visit to Montenegro
-Tour of Dubrovnik with a local guide

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Day 27 Dubrovnik

A free day in Dubrovnik for the win! Later, steal a cold beer on the wall as the sun sets over the Adriatic. This is the good life.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 28 Dubrovnik

Are you a kayaker or a wall sitter? Today - you can do both. Optional visit to Lokrum Island where you can strut with the peacocks and go snorkelling. Explore King's Lan... sorry, Dubrovnik. Check out the residential homes further up in the old town for awesome views and a local perspective.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Sea kayaking

Day 29 Dubrovnik

Sad faces today we we say goodbye.

Meals:
-Breakfast

what’s included
  • 28 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 13 dinners
  • 5 nights in hotels, 11 nights in hostels, 6 nights in bungalows at European campsites, 3 nights sailing in -Greece, 2 nights in canvas cabins, 1 night in a cabin on overnight ferry
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi
  • English Channel crossing
  • Guided tours of all major cities
  • Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs
  • Other services as per the itinerary
what’s excluded
  • International Flights
  • Any international flights to London and from Dubrovnik are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Oceanic Empires 2017 tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 29 days
Tour Type Group Tour  
Age Requirement 18-39 yrs
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Starts/Ends London, UK/Dubrovnik, Croatia
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