European Pioneer

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Duration: 37 days

Trip code: EEEDLL

Take up an unforgettable travel challenge as you take the ultimate European 37-day multi-country tour through 15 awesome countries!  Enjoy diverse European destinations, from France to Greece, Eastern Europe to the Baltic States, Italy to Germany, Spain to the Swiss Alps. If you’ve always want to explore all the highlights of amazing Europe then take off on the tour of a lifetime and see it all, from magical medieval cities such as Prague and Budapest to major cultural cities such as Rome and Paris. Enjoy the buzz of Berlin or Barcelona, laze on gorgeous Greek Islands, have alpine adventures, cool off in Croatia, be amazed by Athens, Amsterdam or Albania, have fun in fabulous Florence or the fashionable French Riviera, or be inspired by Vienna or Venice on this discovery tour all around Europe. You’ll be spoilt for choice as your discover your pioneer spirit in Europe!

Trip highlights

  • This unbeatable tour is the ultimate challenge for any pioneering European traveller: See it all in 37 unforgettable days – with 15 countries to discover!
  • Have fun in France, from chic Paris to the fashionable French Riviera, see majestic mountains in the stunning Swiss Alps and sample the Spanish flavours of beautiful Barcelona
  • Explore fantastic Florence, romantic Rome and amazing Venice in Italy and then have your own Greek odyssey in Athens and the gorgeous Greek Islands
  • Enjoy exciting adventures in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia, see the best of Eastern Europe in perfect Prague and beautiful Budapest and go off the beaten track in Albania
  • See other awesome European cities such as Berlin, Amsterdam, & Vienna
Further trip information

Get the ultimate European experience with this 37 day travel extravaganza!

Roadtrip through Europe in style, on board a comfortable coach with like-minded explorers! Enjoy free Wi-Fi, individual USB ports, a TV, toilet, aircon/heating, and reclining seats – everything you need to relax as the European landscape sweeps by! 

Joining you on your coach is a top-notch driver and guide dedicated to delivering a fantastic experience. With unique local knowledge and a keen sense of direction (especially when it comes to tasty food and nightlife!) your crew will ensure you have the trip of a lifetime!

Let the adventure begin!

Day 1: London to Paris, France.  Cross the English Channel to the chic city of Paris. ‘City Lights’ evening tour included. 

Day 2: Paris.  Explore Paris at your leisure on a free day. A gourmet picnic by Eiffel Tower is included. Optional evening activities: River Seine cruise or cabaret show. Please note: In 2018, the picnic will take place on day 1. 

Day 3: Paris. Another day in magical Paris. Optional city cycle tour or food tour.

Day 4: Paris to Swiss Alps, Switzerland.  Travel to the Swiss Alps and the village of Lauterbrunnen, near the Jungfrau Mountain. 

Day 5: Swiss Alps.  Enjoy incredible views on an optional visit to the summit of Jungfrau Mountain.  

Day 6: Swiss Alps to Avignon, France.  Travel to the wine-growing Rhone Valley and visit the ancient walled city of Avignon.

Day 7: Avignon to Barcelona, Spain.  Visit the Roman Aqueduct of Pont du Gard.  Bus into Barcelona for afternoon city tour.

Day 8: Barcelona.  A free day to explore beautiful Barcelona.

Day 9: Barcelona to French Riviera, France.  Visit a perfumery for a fragrant experience, then on to the stylish French Riviera, home to the rich and famous.

Day 10: French Riviera.  Free day to explore Nice and enjoy the beaches and shopping. Evening visit to a casino in Monte Carlo, Monaco. 

Day 11: French Riviera to Venice, Italy.  Enjoy the Romeo & Juliet romance of Verona en route to Venice.
 
Day 12: Venice.  Explore the unique city of Venice on a walking tour and enjoy a vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal. Don’t miss out on the optional gondola ride.  

Day 13: Venice to Florence.  Photo opportunities at the Leaning Tower of Pisa before arriving in Florence.  Afternoon city tour including leatherworks.
 
Day 14: Florence to Rome.  Free morning in Florence.  Travel to the ‘Eternal City’, Italy’s capital, Rome. Explore Italy’s ancient capital on a walking tour. 

Day 15: Rome.  A free day to explore the incredible Italian sights of Rome, such as the Collosseum and Roman Forums.

Days 16-17: Rome to Athens, Greece.  Overnight ferry from Italy to Greece. On to the ancient city of Athens.
 
Days 18-20: Athens to Mykonos.  3 nights on the amazing Greek Island of Mykonos.

Day 21: Mykonos to Athens. Return ferry journey from Mykonos to Athens. 
 
Day 22: Athens to Meteora.  Visit to unusual 14th Century cliff top monasteries at Meteora.
 
Day 23: Meteora to Tirana, Albania. Head off the beaten track into unspoilt Albania.  Luxury hotel stay in capital city, Tirana.
 
Days 24-25: Tirana to Dubrovnik, Croatia via Montenegro.  Travel to Croatia via Budva in Montenegro. Destination: the amazing walled Croatian city of Dubrovnik and a walking tour. 
 
Day 26: Dubrovnik to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Visit Mostar and then on to the fascinating city of Sarajevo for a guided tour. 
 
Day 27: Sarajevo to Belgrade, Serbia.  A sombre visit to Srebrenica, site of the 1995 Bosnian massacre. Visit Serbia’s beautiful capital, Belgrade for an orientation tour. 
 
Day 28: Belgrade to Budapest, Hungary.  Visit two cities in one: Budapest in Hungary, divided by the mighty Danube River into Buda and Pest.  Orientation tour. 
 
Day 29: Budapest. Free time to enjoy thermal baths or buzzing bars.
 
Day 30: Budapest to Vienna, Austria. Visit the home of classical music, Vienna.  Optional evening classical music concert.
 
Day 31: Vienna to Prague, Czech Republic via Mauthausen.  Visit to former concentration camp at Mauthausen.  Next pitstop: Prague, for a walking tour of this gothic city. 
 
Day 32: Prague.  A free day today to discover the delights of this vibrant Eastern European city. 

Day 33: Prague to Berlin, Germany.  Travel to Berlin, via Dresden, and into Germany’s vibrant capital city. 

Day 34: Berlin.  Take a Third Reich tour or see the Berlin Wall, then enjoy the famous Berlin nightlife on an optional nightlife tour! 
 
Day 35: Berlin to Amsterdam, Netherlands.  Stop off at a farm to learn about cheese and clogs, two iconic products of the Netherlands, before taking a tour of Amsterdam, which ends in the notorious Red Light District. 

Day 36: Amsterdam.  Enjoy an included bicycle tour and explore Amsterdam. A farewell canal cruise with dinner is included. Please note: In 2018, the bicycle tour is an optional activity.

Day 37: Amsterdam to London. Take the ferry back from Calais to England then end your European Pioneer tour back in the city of London, where you’ll say farewell to your group. 

Please note: Free on-coach Wi-Fi is available but speed and connection relies on local 3G / 4G networks, and signal can be intermittent in some of the more remote areas.

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