European Discovery – 13 day Grad Trip


If trips were like courses at a dinner party, the European Discovery would be the appetiser. 8 countries in one shot gives you a taste of all the big cities plus some hidden treasures, so you know where to go next time! From Amsterdam to Rome to Paris, you won’t want to miss a thing. In fact, sleep will probably be the last thing on your mind!

You will visit Belgium (in transit), Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, Vatican City, Switzerland, France

Contact us if you’d like to go on this trip, or if you’d like to send someone on it!

669EURS2008Exclusive Accommodation

- 12 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation
- Modern, air-conditioned coach with electrical outlets for charging
- Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges
- Ferry crossings
- Exclusive TeamAn experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver team
- Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations

0659EURS2009Exclusive Food

- 11 continental breakfasts
- 5 three-course dinners

1017EURS2008Exclusive Inclusions

- See the White Cliffs of Dover
- See Amsterdam’s canals & gable houses by night
- Scenic drive along the Rhine River
- Learn how beer steins are crafted
- See the Lorelei Rock
- See the Glockenspiel & Marienplatz
- Locally guided bike tour of Munich’s famous landmarks
- Visit a traditional beer hall
- See this pretty mountain region famous for adventure sports
- Scenic drive past vineyards, orchards & castles
- Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice
- See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s Square
- See Venice’s iconic canals & gondolas
- Special access Rome sightseeing coach tour
- Gelato in Rome – our treat
- See the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza Navona
- See St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City
- Discover the Statue of David, Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of Florence
- See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della Signoria
- Learn about Florence’s leather craft with a demonstration
- See the Wooden Chapel Bridge in Lucerne
- View the Lion Monument
- See Chablis & Burgundy vineyards
- Exclusive ‘Paris by Night’ sightseeing tour
- See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-Élysées, and Notre Dame Cathedral
- Check out Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower
- Visit a French perfumery

ME Time Optionals

ME Time optionals will take your trip to a whole new level with unforgettable experiences unique to the places you visit. See more, do more, live more & go home completely regret-free. Costs for these aren’t included in your tour cost & are payable to your Tour Manager in local currency.

Backstage Pass

Your Backstage Pass gives you incredible exclusive experiences you’ll only get with Contiki. From food to accommodation to exclusive access to the best sights, your Backstage Pass gives you unbeatable value & a completely unique travel experience.