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  • Driving tour of Berlin
  • Visit Pisa and the famous Leaning Tower
  • Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam
  • Visit Orvieto
The European Odyssey tour starts in Paris and ends in France. The European Odyssey is a walking tour that takes 18 days taking you from Paris to France and through other destinations in France.

Europe is home to some of the world's greatest sights and experiences. On this European adventure you will see all of the highlights and loads of hidden treasures. Climb the Eiffel Tower, explore Rome, witness history at the Berlin Wall and breathe in the crisp, cool air of the Alps. Make memories and friends that will last a lifetime, on a journey that you won't want to end.
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5.0 - Excellent Based on 2 reviews
Wonderful Europe
Casper J. From USA At
5 - Excellent
“It has been my dream to visit Europe since I was a kid. It was therefore spectacular to finally live out the dream and almost a relief that Europe did not disappoint. Tour was well planned and our guide did a great job. Would recommend this trip to anybody looking to explore Europe.”
Awesome Tour and Great Guide
Anonymous From Germany At
5 - Excellent
“The Tour leader was doing a really good job! The tour was informative and fun! I really enjoyed it. The team was responsive and it was a very pleasant experience. Thanks Guys.”
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All good things start with Paris. Meet the crew, grab some supplies and hit the road early in the morning as we jump across the English Channel. Pinch yourself and Instagram your first selfie before we kick off the trip with a driving tour and picnic next to the Eiffel Tower. Home to Coco Chanel, the Pompidou Centre and the Mona Lisa, Paris more than deserves its reputation as the European capital for all things culture, fashion and food. Now’s your chance to find out why.
Meals
  • Dinner
Included Activities
  • Driving tour of Paris and gourmet picnic by the Eiffel Tower
This morning: free time en Français. From the Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay to the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées, you'll be sure to make a solid dent in your bucket list. Later on, you can stretch those legs on an optional bike tour of Paris, or simply roam the streets on your own. End your day with an optional Seine River cruise or a #throwback bohemian cabaret show.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Optional Activities
  • Traditional cabaret show
  • Seine river cruise
  • Bike tour of Paris
Trade in Parisian streets for snowy peaks. The gorgeous Alpine wonderland of Engelberg is where we'll be spending the night. Upon arrival, chow down on fondue and hit the bar for a nightcap.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Rise and shine, you’ve got some serious exploring to do. Take the option to hop on the revolving gondola to the top of Mt Titlis and test your pano photo skills. Then head back down in search of the world's best hot chocolate. #hardlife.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Optional Activities
  • Scenic excursion to Mt Titlis
Hand back the skis and yodel your way down the mountains into the land of the long boot. Stop for THAT photo at Pisa, then make your food baby sing as we roll into the land of hearty Tuscan cuisine and birthplace of gelato: Florence. Whip around Santa Maria del Fiore before tucking into amore on a plate. The evening is yours to stroll along the the Arno River and watch the sunset. #Bliss
Meals
  • Breakfast
Included Activities
  • Visit Pisa and see the famous Leaning Tower
Florence has more stories than Bilbo Baggins, more culture than a London hipster and it gave the world gelato. Get schooled on the Medici family, stroll the Ponte Vecchio and get an in-depth tour of the city with a local guide. We’ve also got a wine tasting and al fresco dinner on the cards tonight. Sorted.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activities
  • Walking tour of Florence with a local guide
  • Tuscan wine tasting and al fresco dinner
Southward and downward with a pit stop at the hilltop town of Orvieto to see the grand cathedral and dig into a wild boar panini. Make like Caesar (the emperor, not the salad) and work up a ‘colossus’ hunger as you pass by the Pantheon, throw your two cents in the Trevi Fountain, sit on the Spanish Steps and visit ancient history's version of the Hunger Games set at the Colosseum. Tonight, you're in Disneyland for foodies. Have fun.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Included Activities
  • Visit Orvieto
  • Walking tour of Rome
Create the ultimate Roman Holiday in one day with a whirlwind of Vespas, espresso, two-cheek kisses and pizza the way it's supposed to taste. Play ‘I-spy’ with two-and-a-half millennia worth of history. You could always shop till you drop on Via Condotti, head to Capitoline Hill for awesome views of the Roman Forum and Colosseum or just kick back in Piazza Navona for some dolce far niente (delicious idleness).
Meals
  • Breakfast
Today, count your blessings on an optional tour of the Vatican City.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activities
  • Guided tour of the Vatican City
  • Get a personalised trip T-shirt or hoodie
You know it as The Floating City, but this place is actually sinking (slowly). Today we’ll check out a who's who of Venice's usual suspects on a guided walking tour (ticking off the likes of St Mark's Square and Accademia Bridge), then jump on a gondola ride to get the full experience. Throw away your map in the afternoon and try to find the world's most epic little bookshop, Libreria Acqua Alta, or just go on a mission to find the perfect gelato.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Included Activities
  • Walking tour of Venice
  • Gondola ride
Prepare yourself – there’s gonna be some amazing scenery playing outside the coach windows today as we make our way to the Austrian Alps. So much more than schnitzel, strudel and The Sound of Music, this thrill-seekers’ paradise should have been sponsored by GoPro. Today’s optionals? We’re glad you asked. Take your pick from canyoning, tandem paragliding, skydiving and a bike tour.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activities
  • Canyoning
  • Tandem paragliding
  • Skydiving
  • Bike tour
First, a visit to former concentration camp Mauthausen. Then, we’re off to postcard-perfect Prague. Get acquainted with this awesome place on a walking tour before having dinner as a group.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activities
  • Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen
  • Walking tour of Prague
Your day, your way. Channel your inner bohemian and seek out the John Lennon memorial wall, then soak up some more Czech history at the National or Communist Museum or get a taste of the quirky local culture at a marionette puppet opera (you gotta see it to believe it). Want more? Snap a selfie at Prague's own Eiffel Tower, visit a miniatures museum, eat roast pork from one of the street vendors lining Old Town Square and drink beer. Good beer.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Optional Activities
  • Local beer tasting
Get acquainted with 800 year-old Dresden – a city virtually destroyed in WWII and then rebuilt – and check out the Frauenkirche before we make tracks to Berlin. Prep yourself for currywurst, absinthe and more hipsters per capita than anywhere else. We'll drive you around to see (what's left of) the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag building. Dinner’s on us tonight.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activities
  • Walking tour of the restored city of Dresden
  • Driving tour of Berlin
Today, why not step out on an optional Third Reich walking tour for a local insight into what the city was like under Nazi rule during World War II? Kreuzberg is a hit for lunch. Afternoon suggestion? Have a picnic at the historic Tempelhof airport-turned-public park. Tonight: explore the city after dark on an optional alternative street art and nightlife tour.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Optional Activities
  • Third Reich walking tour
  • Street art and nightlife tour of Berlin
Start dreaming of cheese, clogs and cheeky café stops as we roll through tulip and windmill dotted fields to Amsterdam. DAM it's going to be a good day! Learn how cheddar and clogs are made, then get your bearings on a walking tour of the vibrant capital. We’re talking the Dam Square, the Royal Palace and the National Monument, so get your cameras at the ready. For the perfect end to the perfect day, give in to temptation and grab a cone of hot chips with mayo. Mmm.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Included Activities
  • Dutch cheese and clogs demonstration
  • Walking tour of Amsterdam
Join 881,000 bikes and get your cycle on with an optional bike tour of Amsterdam's iconic canals, bridges and parks. Culture fiends, delve deeper with a visit to the Anne Frank House or the Van Gogh or Rijksmuseum. Still thirsty for more? Check out the Heineken Experience and indulge in a spot of beer tasting. What better way to toast the final night of your Europe Inspired adventure than with a drinks cruise on the canal?
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activities
  • Canal dinner cruise
Optional Activities
  • Bike tour of Amsterdam
All good things must come to an end. Today, we say goodbye. Time to start planning your next adventure. Facebook friends, anyone?
Meals
  • Breakfast
what’s included
Meals
  • 17 Breakfasts
  • 8 Dinners
Accommodation
  • 17 nights in hotels (twin or double)
Transport
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi, including powerpoints for charging electronics English Channel crossings
Others
  • France - Paris
    Traditional cabaret show in Paris: €65
    Seine river cruise in Paris: €10
    Bike tour of Paris: €28
    Switzerland - Engelberg
    Scenic excursion to Mt Titlis: CHF 92
    Italy - Rome
    Guided tour of the Vatican City: €45
    Italy - Venice
    Get a personalised trip T-shirt or hoodie: €21-€32
    Austria
    Canyoning: €65 plus €15 deposit
    Tandem paragliding: €144 plus €24 deposit
    Skydiving €250 plus €40 deposit
    Bike tour: €16
    Czech Republic - Prague
    Local beer tasting: 800 CZK
    Germany - Berlin
    Third Reich walking tour: €12
    Street art and nightlife tour of Berlin: €20
    Netherlands - Amsterdam
    Bike tour of Amsterdam: €15
what’s excluded
  • International Flights
  • Any international flights to Paris and from France 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 European Odyssey tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 18 days
Tour Type Group Tour
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Paris, France/ France, France
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A deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 42 days before departure. For any departures within 02 September 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The European Odyssey tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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For this European Odyssey tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CancellationNo additional cancellation fees apply for this European Odyssey tour. You can cancel the tour up to 43 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 42 days of departure.
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