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- International flights from Australia
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Professionally guided local tours
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Fly to London, where the tour kicks off as you marvel at the city’s historic landmarks while cruising down the River Thames. Walk among famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Summit the Swiss Alps to gaze out over lakes, mountains and glaciers. Indulge in Tuscan cuisine and get in on the fun at a proper, old-school beer hall. Take time to enjoy free days in Paris, Rome, and Amsterdam.
Fast-paced and expertly planned, this European coach tour hits all the high notes without missing a beat. Ticking a bucket list? This is the tour for you. Then cap off the trip with 5 nights post-tour in London for free time and a Hop On Hop Off Bus to see the best of this amazing city.SEE THE BROCHURE
Inclusions at a glance
- Return economy airfares to London
- Fly from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth (price may vary depending on your departure city)
- 13 nights on tour in twin share hotel rooms with private en-suite facilities
- 5 nights London hotel, standard room with private facilities
- Single travellers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room on tour
- 13 breakfasts, 7 dinners (on tour only)
Vegetarian options available for all meals on request
- Modern air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and toilet onboard
- Any public transport used as part of the tour days (excludes free days)
- Services of your English-speaking tour leader, who will be on hand with advice and tips to ensure that you get the most from your trip
- All taxes and fees included
- London City Hop On Hop Off Bus Day Pass
- See the Royal Borough of Greenwich on an orientation tour
- Cruise along the River Thames
- Welcome dinner in London
- See the highlights of Paris on a driving tour
- Enjoy a lunch stop in Burgundy; France’s famous wine region
- Marvel at the views on a scenic Swiss mountain drive
- Stop and explore the Leaning tower of Pisa
- Explore Florence with your tour leader
- Explore the heart of Venice on an orientation tour
- Discover Munich on an orientation tour
- Say prost in a traditional German beer hall
- Enjoy a Rhine River Cruise
- Enjoy an Amsterdam canal cruise
- Visit Bruges; a medieval Belgian city
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Board your overnight flight to Europe!
Start of tour in London
Welcome to London and the first day of the Classic Europe tour! Arrive at the hotel where you will meet up with the rest of the tour group. Kick the adventure off with an orientation tour of Greenwich and a cruise along the River Thames which will showcase London’s most famous sights including Tower Bridge and Big Ben! Enjoy an afternoon to explore this bustling city. See the city on your own or join an optional walking tour featuring the Highlights of Westminster. Meet up with your fellow travellers in the evening for a group dinner at a local pub - tonight is your chance to try classic British pub fare!
London - Paris
This morning, it’s time to travel from London to Paris. Cross the English Channel and travel through to the French capital. Arrive and enjoy a driving tour of “The City of Lights” which showcases the city’s best landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame! In the evening, sit down for a group dinner in Paris’s historic Latin Quarter. This bohemian neighbourhood is full of character and charm!
Paris: Free Day
The wonderful thing about Paris is that it there is so much to experience, regardless of the time of day, or season. You can explore on your own and soak up the city or join a full day of exploration in Paris! The Paris+ excursion will take you to all the iconic sights including the Tuileries Gardens, the Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more! You will also cruise down the River Seine with an included lunch and get a bird’s eye view from the Montparnasse Observation Deck. In the evening, you have the option to watch a cabaret show or join an evening tour of the fabulous Montmartre area.
Paris - Burgundy - Swiss Alps
Au revoir Paris! Today we sample a taste of small-town France with a lunch stop in Burgundy. In the town of Beaune you can visit the beautiful Hospices de Beaune, or try the famous wine. After lunch, we take a long scenic drive across the border into Switzerland and head towards the Swiss Alps for our stay in a typical alpine resort town. Welcome to the Swiss Alps, your home for the next two days!
Swiss Alps: Free Day
It’s a guaranteed snow day! For 365 days of the year, the summit of Jungfraujoch is covered in snow. Your tour leader can arrange a full-day optional excursion to the “Top of Europe” - see the spectacular glacier and enjoy the incredible views! The journey up the mountain is a highlight in itself, providing panoramic views of mountains, lakes and glaciers. Alternatively, spend the day exploring at a lower altitude. Explore the local town, enjoy sight-seeing, souvenir shopping and don't miss your chance to indulge in Swiss chocolate! Spend your free day wandering and breathing in that crisp, fresh, Alpine air! Join the optional Swiss dinner tonight to tuck into traditional Swiss food!
Swiss Alps - Pisa - Tuscany
It’s time to swap snow for gelato as you continue your European tour from your mountain adventure towards stunning Italian vistas. Capture your iconic shots at the Leaning Tower of Pisa! A World Heritage UNESCO Site, The Leaning Tower is visited by tourists from every corner of the globe and is one of the most popular cultural European landmarks. Onwards to the exquisite Tuscan region - famous for wine, food, art and architecture. You will settle in Montecatini Terme, a spa town north-west of Florence. Time for a local wine or two.
Tuscany - Florence - Rome
Continue the journey through the beautiful Tuscan region. Today’s first stop is Florence. Enjoy an orientation tour of this captivating Renaissance city that is famous for its art and history. Following Florence is Italy’s capital city - Rome! Arrive and enjoy free time or choose to join the Vatican City guided tour this afternoon.
Visit the Vatican City to explore the smallest country in the world, see the famous Sistine Chapel (don’t forget to look up and marvel at the famous ceiling painted by Michelangelo!) and much more. Meet up with the group in the early evening and enjoy an included dinner.
Rome: Free Day
Today is a free day for you to experience Rome's ancient history, exquisite culture and delicious food. The Colosseum is spectacular, offering an unbelievable feeling of drifting backwards in time, to when gladiators, chariots and lions dominated the arena. Your tour leader can arrange for a combined tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum with an expert local guide. You also have the option of joining our 'Conquer the Capital' excursion, seeing sights including the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and Pantheon, and enjoying a delicious lunch and gelato tasting.
Rome - Venice
Take note of the scenery as we make our way to Venice as the diversity of the Italian landscapes will continue to impress. Venice is a unique city, perched across 118 islands, and known for its canals, gondolas, Venetian masks, piazzas, art, traditional glass and lace making. Your tour leader will introduce you to the city with an orientation walk, see the world-famous St Marks Square, Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge. The evening is yours to wine and dine. Then, explore Venice the traditional way - from the canals. Your tour leader can arrange for gondola and water taxi rides that give you a completely different perspective and appreciation for the amazing structure of this unique destination.
Venice - Munich - Nuremberg
Guten tag! It’s time to travel to Germany. Today’s first stop is Munich which is the vibrant capital of Germany’s Bavaria region. While Munich is most well known for being home to Oktoberfest, the city has a long, storied past filled with fascinating history. Enjoy an orientation tour of Munich with your tour leader to see the highlights and learn more about the modern and ancient history of this city. Tuck into dinner in a traditional German beer hall this evening. Tonight’s overnight stop is Nuremberg - a deeply historic German city that was largely rebuilt after WWII.
Nuremberg - Rhine Valley - Amsterdam
The German adventure continues this morning! Leave the historic sights of Nuremberg behind and head towards the enchanting Rhine Valley. Arrive in one of the most picturesque areas along the Rhine River and enjoy an included lunch. After lunch, you’ll have time for a spot of shopping. Take a look at handcrafted cuckoo clocks and beersteins - great souvenir ideas! Next up, enjoy a stunning cruise along the Rhine River. This part of the valley is home to the most concentrated stretch of castles in Europe! Take in the views of the striking cliffs, medieval castles and historic vineyards along the river banks. Afterwards, the journey continues to Amsterdam. Arrive in Amsterdam later tonight. Get a good night’s rest tonight for a full free day of exploring tomorrow!
Get ready to explore the delights of Amsterdam today! Get acquainted with the city’s highlights on a canal cruise this morning. Sit back and relax, enjoy sightseeing from the water and learn more about Amsterdam as you cruise. The rest of the day is yours to spend as you wish. You could wander through the streets of Amsterdam at your leisure, explore the colourful neighbourhoods, try out the local food scene or experience the city’s world-famous museums including the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. For something different, join the optional Dutch countryside tour featuring cheese, clogs and windmills - all things Dutch! Complete your day of Dutch adventure and choose to join the optional group dinner this evening in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam - Bruges - London
Say farewell to Amsterdam as the tour continues. Today’s first stop is in the medieval city of Bruges, in Belgium. Enjoy free time in the city; take a stroll along cobblestone streets, admire the historic buildings, stock up on Belgian chocolate or indulge in a Belgian waffle (or two). After Bruges, it’s time to continue the last leg of the journey back to London. Arrive back in London towards the end of the day. Tonight, you'll have the option to join a group farewell dinner in Greenwich. This is the perfect time to make a few more memories before the tour comes to an end in the morning!
End of tour in London
After two incredible weeks, the tour comes to an end this morning. Enjoy breakfast with the group at the hotel where you can say goodbye to your newly-made travel friends. While the tour may be complete, there is still travel fun to be had! Join in an optional walking tour of unique boroughs of London to experience more of England’s capital city.
Overnight in London for 5 nights (no meals included).
Free Days London
Spend the next four days at leisure to further explore spectacular London. With countless sightseeing opportunities, cosmopolitan London offers more in one place than almost any other city on Earth. You may take a ride on the London Eye, visit Tate Modern, Madame Tussauds, or the British Museum. This morning, perhaps join the optional tour of the Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral. Plus, use your Hop On Hop Off bus pass on one of these days.
Please make your own way to London airport today your flights home Australia.
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This escorted group tour covers the essential highlights of six European countries in 14 days. Plus an extended London city stay and flights from Australia are included. Single travellers have the option to share or pay a supplement to ensure a private room on tour.
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The brochure includes details of the inclusions, itinerary and other relevant travel information. Information contained in the brochure is subject to change and at the time of booking you will be provided with an updated copy that includes the current details for your reservation.
This escorted tour includes flights from Australia and departs on select dates:
2023 – 28 April; 26 May; 09 June; 07 July; 04 August; 01 September
Departures are subject to availability and prices may vary at time of booking. Please ask us for your preferred date and we will advise availability and cost. Contact us to find out about departures at other times of the year.
Important to remember...
The day-by-day tour descriptions in the itinerary are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, river conditions, road accessibility, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that are ultimately for the client's benefit. It is essential that travellers are flexible and open minded in this regard.
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New safety measures and greater peace of mind
The wellbeing and safety of our passengers and staff is always a priority, especially as we adjust to a new world for travellers. My Travel Experience is committed to ensuring your peace of mind with customer-friendly booking practices and enhanced health and safety standards on our trips.
We work closely with tour operators that have received the Safe Travels stamp by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), which enables travellers to recognise companies around the world that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
Travel requirements for this tour:
The tour operator is implementing a number of enhanced health and safety protocols on their trips. These additional precautions have been introduced to help prevent the transmission of Covid-19 and to help ensure that travellers and the tour team are as safe and protected as possible while on tour.
Negative PCR or Antigen Tests
Travellers may be asked to produce a negative PCR test or negative Antigen test in order to embark on our escorted tours. If required, this is regardless of vaccination status.
Self-monitor for Covid-19 symptoms
We request that all travellers self-monitor daily before the tour for any COVID-19 related symptoms. Travellers may be required to complete a Covid-19 Acknowledgement of Risk (sent by our customer service team) before departing for the tour and sign a Responsible Traveller Pledge (committing to the safety and wellbeing of yourself and fellow travellers).
Face masks and sanitising
Each traveller may be asked to bring their own mask and wear it at all (required) times. We ask that our travellers familiarise themselves with the best way to use, clean and store face masks (especially if they are reusable). Travellers should bring their own face masks for use throughout the journey as well as spares. Always remember to practice good hygiene and wash or sanitise your hands frequently. Travel tip: Plastic bags are good for storing used face masks.
Adequate Travel Insurance
All tour travellers are required to show proof of adequate travel insurance before embarking on tour. Your policy of insurance is required to cover you and your party against the cost of cancellation by you; the cost of assistance (including repatriation - medical and non-medical) in the event of accident or illness; loss of baggage and money; protection against Covid-related claims and other expenses.
Please Note: If you cannot provide proof of adequate travel insurance prior to the start of your tour, you will not be permitted to embark on day one.
Health and Safety on Tour
On the coach tours, elevated hygiene and safety procedures will be put into place. The safe and comfortable coaches are cleaned and sanitised before the start of each tour and daily cleaning is maintained throughout the tour.
Safety Measures for Social Distancing on Tour
Carrying out responsible social distancing while on the coach and train, during city tours, on visits to landmarks, museums and more, is recommended to help ensure the safety of yourself, the other in your group and our travel crew. This extends to the use of face masks on board the coach and train and where necessary, when visiting different destinations.
What if someone gets sick on tour?
All travellers are required to inform their tour leader if they are feeling unwell. Your tour leader will then direct you to a medical practitioner, it is strongly advised that travellers then take all the reasonable steps to ensure the traveller(s) meet all the requirements as laid out by their travel insurance provider.
Travel Crew are Trained to Help
The travel crew, which includes your tour leaders and drivers, have previously been trained for important health and hygiene needs while on tour. In addition to this, the crew will have received additional, in-depth health and hygiene training prior to embarking on any future tours. This training is in line with guidelines set out by public health authorities.
The team is regularly reviewing government tourism and travel updates and ensuring that tours run in accordance with the prevailing public health advice, and recommendations by the World Health Organisation, the Centres for Disease Control, the European Centre for Disease Control, and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
These guidelines are subject to change as the global situation evolves. The enforcement of certain measures (i.e. social distancing and mask-wearing) will vary in different regions. We will defer to local health authorities for best practices in their region.
It's important that you check for the latest travel requirements
It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the necessary documentation and health requirements to enter any country that will be visited during your trip, including flight transit points. Please check with your home country's policies on re-entering the country, testing and self-isolation requirements, as well as the latest travel advisories.
How to make a booking:
This early bird deal is valid until 15 November 2021 and may change without notice.
Price is correct as of 09 November 2021. Please contact us for current rates.
Advertised price is based on lead-price departure(s) and rates will be advised for your preferred travel date prior to any payment being required.
All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.
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