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European Discovery


Ready for the beginning of your sweet love affair with Europe? This trip uncovers Europe’s finest in 12 days, complete with Bavarian beer & a private boat through the Venetian canals. We'll discover Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, Munich, Venice & Florence, flirt...

12 Days
Next Departure
Starting at
USD 2,180.00
Price per day
USD 182.00
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European Discovery
Age Group
18 - 35 Years
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Ready for the beginning of your sweet love affair with Europe? This trip uncovers Europe’s finest in 12 days, complete with Bavarian beer & a private boat through the Venetian canals. We'll discover Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, Munich, Venice & Florence, flirting with many more destinations along the way, from a traditional German beer hall to the breathtaking Austrian Tyrol mountain range and a visit to our fave Roman gelateria (on us). You’ll get a taste for all the best bits of the continent and travel through 8 countries in one trip. By the time you get back to London you'll be completely smitten.

Map: European Discovery (Contiki)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
London To Amsterdam
Day 2
Amsterdam To Rhine Valley
Day 3
Rhine Valley To Munich Via Dinkelsbühl
Day 4
Munich To Innsbruck
Day 5
Innsbruck To Venice
Day 6
Venice To Rome
Day 7
Day 8
Rome To Florence
Day 9
Florence To Lucerne
Day 10
Lucerne To Paris
Day 11
Day 12
Paris To London

Travel Countries (7): Austria, England, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland

Travel Cities (10): Amsterdam, Calais, Florence, Innsbruck, London, Lucerne, Munich, Paris, Rome, Venice


Dining Summary

  • 4 Dinner (D)
  • 11 Breakfast (B)


  • London: For this trip, you’ll need just three currencies - the British Pound, Swiss Franc and Euro.
  • London: If you're travelling before March 2025, this trip spends 1 night in Amsterdam. You will have free time in the morning of day 2 until 12pm, during which time you can book activities. After this time, we will head off to the Rhine Valley.From March 2025, this trip will spend 2 nights in Amsterdam and you will have free time in the afternoon of day 2 from 12pm - 3pm, during which time you can book activities. Of course, you can book other times during this day, but it might mean you miss out on other included activities or a coach transfer to the accommodation!

Included Experience

  • Amsterdam: Best way to break the ice? By breaking bread of course. You and your new besties can bond over dinner before heading out to explore.
  • Sankt Goar: Take in the breath-taking scenery of the River Rhine.
  • Lorelei: It’s the stuff of legends. Literally. A singing mermaid named Lorelei is said to sit on the rock, enchanting fishermen before luring them to their demise. Eek!
  • Dinkelsbuhl: Seatbelts on! Today we're driving along 'Romantische Straße' AKA Germany's most scenic route, winding through picturesque medieval towns, fairy-tale castles, and breathtaking landscapes.
  • Munich: This guided walking tour will take you around all the highlights of this Bavarian city, including Marienplatz and Rathaus Glockenspiel.
  • Venice: Speed across the lagoon to the aqueous island of Venice.
  • Venice: Get an ‘insider’s tour’ of the famous city of canals from a local expert. See all the landmarks and learn a few pearls of wisdom along the way.
  • Rome: We’ll take you to our fave gelateria and treat you to the creamy Italian dessert. You’re so welcome!
  • Rome: Stroll around the Italian capital, ticking off some sights on your bucket list!
  • Florence: See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery & Piazza della Signoria on a locally guided walking tour of Florence.
  • Lucerne: Check out the Wooden Chapel Bridge and the giant sandstone Lion Monument.
  • Paris: Take a dreamy stroll across the charming streets and famous spots in Paris. Bet this is what your insta-profile was craving!
  • Paris: Climb to the 56th floor of the Montparnasse Tower for an unbeatable vista of the ‘City of Light’.
  • Paris: Your chance to learn the art of fragrance at a Parisian perfume house. You know it makes scents! (soz).

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