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ROME BARCELONA GREEK ISLANDS BERLIN PARIS

AMAZING

EURO TRIPS FOR 1 8- 39 s

Prices & itineraries valid until 31 March 2018

AND MORE

PRAGUE | SWISS ALPS | DUBROVNIK | AMSTERDAM | VENICE MADRID | BUDAPEST | MOSCOW | FLORENCE

PA G E . 16


TREVI FOUNTAIN , ROME, ITALY.


WE ARE TOPDECK. WE DO EPIC EUROTRIPS,BIG GAME SAFARIS, AMERICAN ROAD TRIPS, SAILING VOYAGES, OUTBACK EXPLORATIONS AND LOADS OF OTHER GLOBAL ADVENTURES FOR TRAVELLERS BETWEEN 18-39.

We realise that everyone’s different – which is why our trips offer loads of free time to play, discover and channel your inner explorer. It’s your trip, your way. Hit the road in modern coaches, stay at unique, handpicked accommodation, get around in purpose-built transport and hang out with other young explorers bent on seeing the world. Keen to start ticking off your Bucket List? We hear you. Our trips include all the mustsee, must-do activities, with plenty of topnotch local fare to recharge your batteries in between stops – meaning you can spend your money where it matters, and focus on satisfying your thirst for adventure. After all, it’s a thirst for adventure that started it all. We had a group of mates, some wheels and enough wanderlust to make most mothers worried. More than forty years into this crazy ride and us Topdeckers are still discovering new places to see, and unforgettable experiences to make our trips that little bit more awesome. So that’s us, but this is about you. It’s time to live large, dream big and squeeze life for all it’s worth. The rest can wait. Ready to pack your bags? Let’s talk.


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FREEDOM TO EXPLORE

Make good use of your ‘me’ time with some of these not-tobe-missed experiences.

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UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

FREEDOM TO EXPLORE

DELICIOUS FOOD

Our one-of-a-kind included and

We realise that everyone’s different –

With visits to local restaurants and

optional activities in both iconic

which is why our trips offer loads of

delicious feasts prepared by our very

hotspots and off-the-beaten track

free time to play, discover and channel

own chefs, we’ll ensure your tummy

places mean there’s never a dull

your inner explorer.

is just as full as your passport.

moment on your trip of a lifetime.


PASSION & EXPERTISE

LASTING FRIENDSHIPS

VALUE FOR MONEY

With over 40 years in the travel

Memories fade but Facebook

With no hidden costs, free Wi-Fi on

industry, a team of passionate crew

friends are forever. Hang out with

our coaches and our No Tipping

and a collection of award-winning trips

other young explorers aged 18 to

policy, we’ve got all the important stuff

under our belt, you can be sure we

30-something and create bonds

covered - meaning you score a great

know our stuff.

that last longer than your festival

value trip, completely hassle-free.

wristband.

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Topdeck exclusive

SAILING IN GREECE

PICNIC BY THE EIFFEL TOWER

SCENIC DRIVES IN NORWAY

Spin the compass for a slice of paradise.

Food matters. A lot. In Europe,

Take a window seat and squeeze

Sink your teeth into history steeped in

it comes alive. Complete your foodie

through fjords, long recognised as

mythology and legend. Learn the ropes,

mission with a picnic under the

one of the greatest natural attractions.

navigate through awe-inspiring islands

Eiffel Tower and watch Paris sparkle

Gawk at the sheer scale of these

then laze on board like the god or

for your first ‘wow’ moment. Not

breathtaking beauties and wind your

goddess that you are.

just for the loved-up couples and

way around some of Europe’s most

romantics, we promise.

scenic roads.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA, GREECE

PARIS, FRANCE

GEIRANGERFJORD & TROLLSTIGEN, NORWAY


IENCES WINE TASTING IN TUSCANY

DINNER CRUISE IN AMSTERDAM

WALKING TOUR OF ROME

Learn the A to Z of wine and establish

Forget jumping over bridges and

Enter Rome, where history was

your vermentino from your viticulture

navigating the Amsterdam labyrinth

born and made. Epic cities deserve

in the Tuscan Hills. Straddle a series of

on foot – cruise it! Get up close and

epic walking tours, naturally. Cross

authentic Italian dishes and balance

personal with the ‘Dam as you feast

off some red hot ruins, oodles of

wine tastings throughout the session.

on dinner and experience the city’s

obelisks and of course, the big ticket

Straight from the barrel to the table –

liberal charms from the canals.

sights. Obvs. Refuel on pizza and

you’ll be charmed by Chianti.

#Nottobemissed.

espresso shots.

TUSCANY, ITALY

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

ROME, ITALY EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCES | 09


Freedom to Put down the itinerary, stray from the crowd and make good use of your spare time with some of these not-to-be-missed experiences. Freedom never felt so good.

UNDERGROUND ART, MOSCOW Transport and art coexist in wild ways across

If you think you’ve eaten it all, nah-ah not even

Europe. Go underground through a maze of

close. Uncover the food market gems scattered

metro lines and subways. Your mission: find

across Europe and satisfy your inner gastronome.

countless chandeliers in Moscow and kilometres

Try: La Boqueria in Barcelona for a luxe open air

of sculptures underneath Stockholm.

experience.

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HIT NEW HEIGHTS, SWISS ALPS

FABULOUS FOOD MARKETS, BARCELONA

Expanding your horizons (literally) has never been so much fun. Top tip: Google ‘Best rooftop bars’ in each European city you visit and unlock some red hot views. It will be love at first Snapchat.


Delicious

FOOD

Some may bring home a tacky souvenir; others a picture-perfect postcard. But that epic feast you ate while on the trip of a lifetime? That’s a memory that will stay with you forever. Dig in!

CURRYWURST, GERMANY, BERLIN

PAELLA, SPAIN, BARCELONA

Curry what? Wurst – and don’t forget the

If we’re being technical, ‘paella’ is actually the

name. Somehow the trendy Germans managed

pan used to cook this rice-y feast. The Spaniards

to make a sausage a ‘thing’. It’s legit.

have been experimenting for years and have perfected the recipe. Think: a hot mix of rice, spice, seafood and everything else in between.

GOULASH, HUNGARY, BUDAPEST Hot and dangerous (in a good way) this dish is the definition of ‘Hungary’. Slurp your way through away a big ol’ bowl of slow-cooked meat and spiced goodness. Comfort food eat your heart out. Did we mention it’s ah-maze? DELICIOUS FOOD | 11


meet our With a thirst for adventure, an endless stream of knowledge and let’s face it, a keen eye for a hearty local meal, our dedicated Topdeck crew make the best travel pals, ever.

“I GET THE BIGGEST BUZZ OUT OF WATCHING A PASSENGER’S FACE LIGHT UP FOR THE FIRST TIME WHEN THEY SEE ICONIC SITES LIKE THE EIFFEL TOWER. IT’S THE BEST FEELING IN THE WORLD KNOWING YOU’RE A PART OF THAT MOMENT.” - MATT, TOPDECK TRIP LEADER

CURIOUS Keen to learn about our passengers and what feeds their wanderlust.

FRIENDLY Socially intuitive with an eye for what makes the best trips tick.

PASSIONATE Embodying the spirit of Topdeck and all the brand represents.

RESPONSIVE Always in the know about current events and ensures your safety and wellbeing at all times.


words from our

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SAM, AUSTRALIA (WEST COAST CRUISER)

ROB, AUSTRALIA (MEGA EUROPEAN)

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"Amazing tour of Canada and the States. We got

“One of the most amazing experiences of my life.

“Amazing South Island tour! Fabulous group and

to see everything on my bucket list, the group

Fun events planned, good food, good friends and

Topdeck Trip Leader and Driver! Wish I’d done

all bonded and our Trip Leader was fabulous.

an absolutely amazing tour guide who always

the North Island with the tour too! Definitely

Definitely recommend.”

kept things exciting.”

recommend.”

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BECAUSE ALL TRAVELLERS ARE DIFFERENT All travellers are different. Some like creature comforts, others like discovering up-andcoming destinations – some even like the rugged adventure of camping. As long as you have the urge to explore, experience new things and meet awesome people, you’ll find that our trip styles cater to (almost) everyone. BYO fondness for a really good time. GENERATOR HOSTEL, BARCELONA 16 | PICK YOUR STYLE


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Hotel

EXPLORER TRIPS

With all the benefits of a Hotel trip but with smaller groups and more time to explore a region, these relaxed itineraries let you travel deeper.

PETINOS HOTEL, MYKONOS

ACCOMMODATION +3 STAR HOTEL TRIP LENGTH 6-15 DAYS ROOM T YPES SINGLE/TWIN/DOUBLE

TRIP LENGTH 7-49 DAYS ROOM T YPES MULTI-SHARE

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CAMPING TRIPS

Our Camping trips may be the most affordable way to see Europe, but don't think you’re slumming it: from deluxe European campsites to an on-road Chef, this is camping – Topdeck style. Go for the ultimate outdoor experience.

CAMPING JOLLY, VENICE

ACCOMMODATION CAMPSITES TRIP LENGTH 8-34 DAYS ROOM T YPES TWIN SHARE TENTS

P.18

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STAYOKAY, AMSTERDAM

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HOSTEL PLUS TRIPS

Get the most out of your Topdeck trip, without breaking the bank. From modern hostels, bungalows, cabins and yachts, you’ll stay in varied multi-share accommodation. Our most social trip style, Hostel Plus is perfect for fun-seeking travellers

STARTING FROM

ROOM T YPES SINGLE/TWIN/DOUBLE

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TRIP LENGTH 7-33 DAYS

P.34

INTELL HOTEL, AMSTERDAM

ACCOMMODATION +3 STAR HOTEL

STARTING FROM

HOTEL TRIPS

Fit for couples and singles who love creature comforts, our Hotel trips offer private ensuite twin-share/double rooms with all the amenities. Independent stays which are centrally located or close to transport links, you can expect more ‘me-time’.

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Fit for couples and singles alike who are looking for creature comforts, our Hotel trips offer private ensuite twin-share/double rooms with all the amenities you’ll need. Independent stays, which are centrally located or close to transport links, you can expect a little more ‘me-time’ and space to spread out.

DAYS | TRIP NAME

7 DAY | CAESAR'S FOOTSTEPS 7 DAY | TAPAS TRAIL 7 DAY | CZECH MATE 8 DAY | ROMAN PATHWAY 9 DAY | ADRIATIC DREAMS 9 DAY | COASTAL TRAIL 10 DAY | ROMAN ROAD 10 DAY | DEMOCRACY ROAD 11 DAY | PAPARAZZI PARADE 12 DAY | ESSENTIAL EUROPE 14 DAY | SOHO TO BOHO 14 DAY | VENETIAN TRAIL 15 DAY | EUROPEAN EMPEROR 15 DAY | ROAD TO PRAGUE 17 DAY | MEDITERRANEAN HORIZONS 18 DAY | EUROPEAN ODYSSEY 19 DAY | COBBLESTONES & CANALS 23 DAY | EUROPE UNCOVERED 33 DAY | DISCOVER EUROPE

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WHAT ARE SECTORS? Sector trips offer you a great way to choose a departure city, set of experiences or journey length that best suits you. A Sector trip is part of a larger journey, meaning your new friends might continue on after you leave, or you might be joining a trip already in progress.

ACCOMMODATION +3 STAR HOTELS TRIP LENGTH 7-33 DAYS ROOM T YPES SINGLE/T WIN/DOUBLE


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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 6 breakfasts (B), 3 dinners (D) ++ 6 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAY 1 LONDON, ENLGAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). (D) DAY 2 PARIS. (B) DAY 3 PARIS TO BORDEAUX. (B,D) DAY 4 BORDEAUX TO CARCASSONNE. (B) DAY 5 CARCASSONNE TO BARCELONA, SPAIN VIA ANDORRA. (B,D) DAY 6 BARCELONA. (B) DAY 7 BARCELONA. (B) This is a section of the 33 Day Discover Europe trip. See p.32 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $1245 TRIP PRICE OF $1315

TRIP PRICE OF $1155

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FINISH

JUN

++ Paris city driving tour ++ Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower ++ Bordeaux winery tour & tasting

TRIP PRICE OF $1095

TRIP PRICE OF $1210

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 6 breakfasts (B), 2 dinners (D) ++ 6 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAY 1 ROME, ITALY.

7 DAYS FROM

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6

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++ Local guide in Florence ++ Paris city driving tour ++ Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower

1095

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BARCELONA

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Dinner at Hofbräuhaus, Berlin ++ Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration ++ Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam START MEET AT 5PM IN PRAGUE FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

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DAY 4 BERLIN. (B) DAY 5 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. (B) DAY 6 AMSTERDAM. (B,D) DAY 7 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. (B) This is a section of the 18 Day European Odyssey trip. See p.29 or visit our website.

STARTING FROM $150/DAY

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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 7 breakfasts (B), 2 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAY 2 AMSTERDAM. (B) DAY 3 AMSTERDAM TO RHINE VALLEY, GERMANY. (B,D) DAY 4 RHINE VALLEY TO MUNICH. (B) DAY 5 MUNICH TO VENICE, ITALY. (B) DAY 6 VENICE TO ROME. (B) DAYS 7-8 ROME. (B) (B) This is a section of the 12 Day Essential Europe trip. See p.25 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $1335

USD Per Person

COUNTRIES

DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (OR JOIN IN AMSTERDAM). (D)

TRIP PRICE OF $1295

1050

20

MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN AMSTERDAM) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN ROME

TRIP PRICE OF $1280

7 DAYS FROM

JUN

START

TRIP PRICE OF $1175

Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $295

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++ Wine tasting in the Rhine Valley ++ Gondola ride in Venice ++ Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam

TRIP PRICE OF $1050

G = Guaranteed Departure

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 6 breakfasts (B), 3 dinners (D) ++ 6 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAY 3 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. (B,D)

$

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MEALS

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9

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12

ROME

HOTEL

7 DAY | C Z E C H M A T E

TRIP PRICE OF $1390

G = Guaranteed Departure  O = oktoberfest Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $315

8 DAYS FROM

1280

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USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $160/DAY

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Local guide in Tirana & Dubrovnik START MEET AT 3PM IN ROME FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN DUBROVNIK

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 8 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) & 1 night in a cabin on overnight ferry from Italy to Greece ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAY 1 ROME, ITALY. (D) DAY 2 ROME. (B) DAY 3 ITALY TO GREECE VIA OVERNIGHT FERRY. (B) DAY 4 CORFU. (B,D) DAY 5 CORFU. (B) DAY 6 CORFU. (B) DAY 7 CORFU TO TIRANA, ALBANIA. (B,D) DAY 8 TIRANA TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA. (B,D) DAY 9 DUBROVNIK. (B)

++ Local guide in Dubrovnik & Florence ++ Gondola ride in Venice START MEET AT 10AM IN DUBROVNIK FINISH APPROXIMATELY 4PM IN ROME

DAY 1 DUBROVNIK, CROATIA. DAY 2 DUBROVNIK TO SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA. (B,D) DAY 3 SARAJEVO TO HVAR, CROATIA. (B,D) DAY 4 HVAR. (B) DAY 5 HVAR TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. (B) DAY 6 LJUBLJANA TO VENICE, ITALY. (B,D) DAY 7 VENICE. (B) DAY 8 VENICE TO FLORENCE. (B,D) DAY 9 FLORENCE TO ROME. (B) This is a section of the 17 Day Mediterranean Horizons trip. See p.28 or visit our website.

This is a section of the 17 Day Mediterranean Horizons trip. See p.28 or visit our website.

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Paris city driving tour ++ Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower ++ French Riviera perfumery experience ++ Local guide in Florence MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON START (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 12PM IN ROME

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++ Dinner at Hofbräuhaus, Berlin ++ Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam ++ Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen START MEET AT 6PM IN BUDAPEST FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

DAY 3 BUDAPEST TO VIENNA, AUSTRIA. (B) DAY 4 VIENNA TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. (B,D) DAY 5 PRAGUE. (B) DAY 6 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. (B,D) DAY 7 BERLIN. (B) DAY 8 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. (B) DAY 9 AMSTERDAM. (B,D) DAY 10 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. (B) This is a section of the 33 Day Discover Europe trip. See p.32 or visit our website.

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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 9 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) ++ 9 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAYS 1-2 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. (D) (B)

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DAY STOP DAY 1 BARCELONA, SPAIN. Kick things off in the home of tapas, siestas and a super passionate football team. It’s Barca, baby! (D)

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1970

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All items listed within the Bucket list and More inclusions are included within the price of your trip. Other activities mentioned are optional (and so may cost extra) but too awesome to miss out.

DAY 2 BARCELONA. Sun, Gaudí and sangrias. Check out the architecture at Park Güell, go shopping or just indulge in patatas bravas. (B) DAY 3 BARCELONA TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. Time for celebrity spotting and a Mediterranean chillout session. (B,D) DAY 4 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. Bring your paparazzi posse to the beach or just chill out under the Mediterranean sun. More glitz tonight as we hit Monaco and the Monte Carlo casinos. (B) DAYS 5-6 FRENCH RIVIERA TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. You’ll want full battery to capture the scenery happening outside your window today. Next stop: Engelberg. (B,D) (B) DAY 7 SWISS ALPS TO VENICE, ITALY. Channel Romeo and Juliet and leave your message of lurrrve on the wall at Verona, before we hit The Floating City. (B,D) DAY 8 VENICE. A day to get lost in the floating (sinking) city. Check out St Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and the nearby Bridge of Sighs. Then jump on a gondola and do the canals in style. (B) DAY 9 VENICE TO FLORENCE. Today we roll on, but not before nabbing THAT shot of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. After you’ve posed ‘til your heart’s content, we’ll make tracks to Florence. (B,D) DAY 10 FLORENCE TO ROME. Discover why Florence is often called an open air museum. Rome next for a walking tour to make a solid dent in that bucket list of yours. (B) DAY 11 ROME. A morning visit to Vatican City and the chance to see the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. Then it’s a wrap. (B) This is a section of the 33 Day Discover Europe trip. See p.32 or visit our website.

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ French Riviera perfumery experience ++ Local guide in Florence

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

10 breakfasts (B), 5 dinners (D) 10 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi Guided tours of all major cities Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Flamenco show in Barcelona ++ High ropes course in the Swiss Alps START MEET AT 6PM IN BARCELONA FINISH APPROXIMATELY 12PM IN ROME


25

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DAY 2 AMSTERDAM. Your day, your way. Visit the Anne Frank House, pose in front of the ‘i amsterdam’ sign or do as the locals do on an optional bike tour. (B)

DAY 3 AMSTERDAM TO RHINE VALLEY, GERMANY. Crick your neck taking in the views. This afternoon is all about adrenaline and relaxation. Get active or explore the village, it’s your call. (B,D) DAY 4 RHINE VALLEY TO MUNICH. This is the home of Oktoberfest and BMW so you know what to do. If you can’t afford a beamer, grab a stein. Why not seal the deal with a traditional pork knuckle at one of Munich’s famous beer halls? Make like a local. Prost! (B) DAY 5 MUNICH TO VENICE, ITALY. You know it as the floating city, but this place is actually sinking (slowly). Get lost in a maze of bridges, canals and gelato. We’ll hook you up with a gondola. Then go local with prosecco and peach puree, the Bellini was born here. (B)

DAY 6 VENICE TO ROME. Down that espresso. Today we make a solid dent in your bucket list. Think Spanish Steps, Pantheon, the Roman Forum and Colosseum. Tonight’s carbs are guilt free. (B) DAY 7 ROME. You won’t be fighting lions today, but that’s okay. Pay a visit to the Pope and check out the 360-degree views from the Basilica. Don’t miss the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. With us, you skip the lines. (B) DAY 8 ROME TO FLORENCE. Florence is a hat trick of great shopping, renaissance art and steak Florentine. Shop, eat, shop, eat, explore then eat again. (B,D) DAY 9 FLORENCE TO LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND. Prepare for more #epicviews as we head to the lakeside town Lucerne. Check out the famous Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, Glacier Gardens and Hofkirche on a guided tour. (B)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam Wine tasting in Rhine Valley Gondola ride in Venice Local guide in Florence Paris city driving tour Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

11 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) 11 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) English Channel crossings Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi Guided tours of all major cities Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Traditional Paris cabaret show ++ Vatican City tour START MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

DAY 10 LUCERNE TO PARIS, FRANCE. There are only two places in the world you can be happy: at home and in Paris. Ease yourself in with our city driving tour ticking off your whole Pinterest collection of OMG must-go-there spots. (B) DAY 11 PARIS. A day to channel your inner Parisian. Hang out with the local creatives along the river and check out the Notre Dame. Finish off with a gourmet picnic under the Eiffel Tower and maybe check out a cabaret show in the Latin Quarter. (B,D) DAY 12 PARIS TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Pack some macarons for the trip back home, or just, you know, keep travelling forever. (B)

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TRIP PRICE OF $1890 TRIP PRICE OF $1995 TRIP PRICE OF $2095 G = Guaranteed Departure  O = oktoberfest Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $470 TRAVELLED WITH US BEFORE? AW, SHUCKS! DON'T FORGET TO SCORE 5% OFF YOUR NEXT TRIP!

12 DAYS FROM

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STARTING FROM $ 158 / D AY

DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Kick off your Eurotrip with a canal dinner cruise to meet the wolfpack. (D)


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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower ++ Tuscan winery experience & al fresco dinner ++ Gondola ride in Venice ++ Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen

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MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN PRAGUE

DAYS 3-4 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. (B,D) (B) DAYS 5-6 SWISS ALPS TO FLORENCE, ITALY. (B) (B,D) DAYS 7-8 FLORENCE TO ROME. (B) (B) DAYS 9-10 ROME TO VENICE. (B,D) (B) DAY 11 VENICE TO AUSTRIAN ALPS, AUSTRIA. (B,D) DAYS 12-13 AUSTRIAN ALPS TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. (B,D) (B) DAY 14 PRAGUE. (B) This is a section of the 18 Day European Odyssey trip. See p.29 or visit our website.

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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 13 breakfasts (B), 5 dinners (D) ++ 13 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

START MEET AT 2PM IN ROME FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 13 breakfasts (B), 6 dinners (D) ++ 13 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

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DAY 1 ROME, ITALY. DAY 2 ROME TO VENICE. (B,D) DAY 3 VENICE. (B) DAYS 4-5 VENICE TO PULA, CROATIA. (B,D) (B) DAY 6 PULA TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. (B) DAY 7 LJUBLJANA TO SALZBURG, AUSTRIA. (B) DAYS 8-9 SALZBURG TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. (B,D) (B) DAYS 10-11 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY.(B,D) (B) DAYS 12-13 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. (B) (B,D) DAY 14 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. (B) This is a section of the 23 Day Europe Uncovered trip. See p.31 or visit our website.

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DAY 1 ROME, ITALY. Take on the Pantheon, the Colosseum and the Spanish Steps on the #bestwalkever. (D) DAY 2 ROME. Check out the smallest country in the world or just kick back with a gelato in Piazza Navona. (B)

DAY 3 ROME TO CORFU, GREECE VIA OVERNIGHT FERRY. Jump on the ferry in Italy, wake up in Greece and find some gyros. (B) DAY 4-6 CORFU. Home to a World Heritage-listed Old Town, a Castle and enough beaches to satisfy the biggest sun-worshipper; Corfu is base camp for the next three days. Set sail with an optional day on the open sea. (B,D) (B) (B) DAY 7 CORFU TO TIRANA, ALBANIA. What happens when you paint a former communist capital in vivid colours? According to Tirana’s artist-turned mayorturned TED speaker Edi Rama, people start paying taxes and crime rates plummet. True story.(B,D) DAY 8 TIRANA TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA VIA BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. Irish writer George Bernard Shaw called this place heaven on earth. You got time to find out why. Explore the old town, grab some dinner and check out the glitzy nightlife. #itwasalwaysgoingtohappen. (B,D) DAY 9 DUBROVNIK. Grab your own slice of paradise today. Cable car to the top of Mount Srdj or check out War Photo Limited, a searing but worthwhile photojournalism experience covering just what the name says. (B) DAY 10 DUBROVNIK TO SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA. Like a phoenix from the ashes, Sarajevo has rebuilt from it’s tragic past to be a buzzing, bohemian city. (B,D) DAY 11 SARAJEVO TO HVAR, CROATIA. Silent discos, golden beaches and fifty shades of blue on the horizon as we make landfall on Croatia’s most beautiful island. Tonight: dinner and the best sunset ever. (B,D)

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Gondola ride in Venice 3 nights stay in Corfu Local guide in Tirana Local guide in Dubrovnik Local guide in Florence

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DAY 12 HVAR. Motorboats run to the Pakleni islands (Google Images for some serious FOMO) every 15 minutes. Swim and chill out on the beach then find out why this is Croatia’s biggest party. (B) DAY 13 HVAR TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. Jason of Argonaut fame slayed a dragon here. Count all the statues as we explore this living fairytale. (B) DAY 14 LJUBLJANA TO VENICE, ITALY. Get ready as we roll into one of the most romantic cities in Europe. (B,D) DAY 15 VENICE. Artsy walking. No, really, it’s a thing. First a walking tour and an optional gondola ride (see: singing men). Otherwise, hot foot (or Vaporetto) it to Cannaregio to hang out with the locals. (B) DAY 16 VENICE TO FLORENCE. If art is your thing you could do worse than the museum at the back of the Duomo for some off the beaten track works. (B,D) DAY 17 FLORENCE TO ROME. #sadface. We’re at the end of the road as we arrive in Rome today. (B)


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Paris city driving tour Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower Stay in the Swiss & Austrian Alps Local guide in Florence Tuscan winery experience & al fresco dinner Gondola ride in Venice Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen Dinner at Hofbräuhaus, Berlin Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam

17 breakfasts (B), 8 dinners (D) 17 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) English Channel crossings Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi Guided tours of all major cities Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

START MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON OR 5PM IN PARIS FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

DAY 8 ROME. Visit the Vatican, then visit the Via del Corso, the straightest street among winding alleyways. (B)

DAY 14 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. Let Dresden flash its 800-year-old history before we hit the German capital. (B,D)

DAY 9 ROME TO VENICE. Sing a romantic ballad under Juliet’s balcony in Verona. Next stop: Venice. (B,D)

DAY 15 BERLIN. Start your day with an optional history lesson at the Berlin Wall. Then strap on your dancing shoes —tonight we party. (B)

DAY 10 VENICE. A full day in Venice. Check out St Mark’s Basilica and the nearby Bridge of Sighs. Next: jump on a gondola and ride in style. (B) DAY 11 VENICE TO AUSTRIAN ALPS, AUSTRIA. Grab your #gopro. Chase adrenaline with a skydive. (B,D) DAY 12 AUSTRIAN ALPS TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Visit the former concentration camp Mauthausen. Then on to Prague for a guided tour. (B,D) DAY 13 PRAGUE. Ah Prague, so pretty. Don’t miss the quirky museums. (B)

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DAY 16 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. To Amsterdam, famous for liberal attitudes and vintage shopping. Thirty-two markets and 6,159 shops should keep you busy. (B) DAY 17 AMSTERDAM. Discover Amsterdam as you wish. Tonight we go out in style with a farewell canal dinner cruise. (B,D) DAY 18 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Head back to London for hugs and sad goodbyes. (B)

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DAY 1 ROME, ITALY. Meet the gang and step back in time to one of the world's oldest open-air museums on a walking tour that’ll give that bucket list a workout. DAY 2 ROME TO CORFU, GREECE VIA OVERNIGHT FERRY. Jump on the ferry in Italy, wake up in Greece and find some gyros. (B) DAYS 3-5 CORFU, GREECE. Home to a World Heritage-listed Old Town, a fortress, a castle and enough beaches to satisfy the biggest sunworshipper, Corfu is base camp for the next three days. (B,D) (B) (B) DAY 6 CORFU TO TIRANA, ALBANIA. Roll into Tirana and discover Albania’s lively capital (and arguably Europe’s quirkiest city). (B,D) DAYS 7-8 TIRANA TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA VIA BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. Gawk at all the stunning views that race past the coach window as we head up the gorgeous coast of Montenegro and make for the most famous walled city in Europe. (B,D) (B) DAY 9 DUBROVNIK TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. Giddy up, we're off to Ljubljana (lyoob-lya-nah), aka the capital of Slovenia. But not before a stop at Postojna Caves. (B) DAYS 10-11 LJUBLJANA TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Welcome to Budapest. A driving tour will get you down and Danube (that be the river) with the twin cities, Buda and Pest. (B,D) (B) DAY 12 BUDAPEST TO VIENNA, AUSTRIA. Let the Vienna Orchestra be your soundtrack as we slide into the City of Dreams. (B) DAYS 13-14 VIENNA TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. First, a visit to Mauthausen concentration camp for a lesson in the resilience of humanity. Then, fuel up on trdelník (pastry deliciousness) before a walking tour amongst the spires and cobblestone streets of Prague. (B,D) (B) DAYS 15-16 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. Get acquainted with 800 year-old Dresden before making your beard all the more ironic in Berlin. Prep yourself

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Dinner at Hofbräuhaus, Berlin ++ Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam ++ Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen

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for currywurst, absinthe and more hipsters per capita than anywhere else. (B,D) (B)

DAYS 17-18 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Cheese lovers, rejoice. Next stop is Amsterdam for cheddar, clogs and all the pretty red lights. (B) (B,D) DAY 19 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Today it’s back on the ferry to ol’ Blighty to start planning your next adventure. Facebook friends? (B) This is a section of the 33 Day Discover Europe trip. See p.32 or visit our website.


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1 STOP & STAY DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). Love in the air as we kick off our trip in the city of romance. Then it’s picnic time at the Eiffel Tower. (D) DAY 2 PARIS. OMG your way down Champs-Élysées, sip café au laits with the locals in Le Marais and watch life go by. (B) DAY 3 PARIS. An extra day in Paree = time to cram in a few more Pinterest-worthy sights. (B) DAY 4 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. Cue jaw drop as we roll into the Swiss Alps today for scenery like you’ve never seen it before. (B,D) DAY 5 SWISS ALPS. Life’s a beach – well, a mountain pass but who’s arguing – today with laid-back village living. (B) DAY 6 SWISS ALPS TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. A road trip down the mountain, then on to the red carpets and Rolexes of the Riviera. (B,D) DAY 7 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. Window shop those haute couture boutiques or just hang out on the beach. Roll the dice in Monaco tonight. (B) DAY 8 FRENCH RIVIERA TO FLORENCE, ITALY. First stop at the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Tonight we’ll show you the A to Z of Florence. (B,D) DAY 9 FLORENCE TO ROME. Join our local guide as we show you the artsy side of Florence. Next stop, Rome. (B) DAY 10 ROME. Check out the Spanish Steps and the Roman Forum. Also: the Vatican City. (B) DAY 11 ROME TO VENICE. Stop off in Verona to check out Juliet’s balcony before arriving into Venice. (B,D) DAY 12 VENICE. A gondola ride + walking tour exploring St Mark’s Square = #bestdayever. (B) DAY 13-14 VENICE TO PULA, CROATIA. With an ancient Roman amphitheatre that doubles as a concert venue, this place is pretty rad. (B,D) (B) DAY 15 PULA TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. An eclectic mix of ancient and new makes for a bohemian vibe. Heads up: the cafe and bar scene is ah-maze! (B)

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Paris city driving tour Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower French Riviera perfumery experience Gondola ride in Venice Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam

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DAY 17 SALZBURG TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Time for reflection at the former concentration camp Mauthausen. Next we take on Prague. (B,D)

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DAY 16 LJUBLJANA TO SALZBURG, AUSTRIA. A quick stop at stunning Lake Bled before we roll on to the home of the Sound of Music. (B)

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DAY 7 BARCELONA TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. Time for celebrity spotting and a Mediterranean chillout session. (B,D) DAY 8 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. Bring your paparazzi posse to the beach or just chill out under the Mediterranean sun. More glitz tonight as we hit Monaco and the Monte Carlo casinos. (B) DAYS 9-10 FRENCH RIVIERA TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. You’ll want full battery to capture the scenery happening outside your window today. Next stop: Engelberg. (B,D) (B) DAY 11 SWISS ALPS TO VENICE, ITALY. Channel Romeo and Juliet and leave your message of lurrrve on the wall at Verona, before we hit The Floating City. (B,D) DAY 12 VENICE. A day to get lost in the floating (sinking) city. Check out St Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and the nearby Bridge of Sighs. Then jump on a gondola and do the canals in style. (B)

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TRIP CODE: EHDELL DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). Paris is always a good idea. We’ll kick things off taking in the city on a driving tour, before a picnic by the Eiffel Tower. You’re finally here. (D)

DAY 4 BORDEAUX TO CARCASSONNE. Become a student of the grape in the red wine centre of the world. Then: the historic, walled city Carcassonne. (B)

DAY 2 PARIS. It may only sparkle at night, but it’s probably one of the world’s most famous spots. Ogle at the Eiffel Tower, then join us for a cruise or cabaret. (B)

DAY 5 CARCASSONNE TO BARCELONA, SPAIN VIA ANDORRA. Through the majestic Pyrenees mountains today with a stop in Andorra before we hit the city of Art Nouveau. (B,D)

DAY 3 PARIS TO BORDEAUX. A stop in the heart of the Loire Valley before we head to Bordeaux to see what all the fuss is about (think: red). (B,D)

DAY 6 BARCELONA. Sun, Gaudí and sangrias. Check out the architecture at Park Güell, go shopping or just indulge in patatas bravas. (B)

DAY 14 FLORENCE TO ROME. Discover why Florence is often called an open air museum. Rome next for a walking tour to make a solid dent in that bucket list of yours. (B) DAY 15 ROME. A morning visit to Vatican City and the chance to see the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. Then you’re free to explore. (B) DAY 16-19 ROME TO CORFU, GREECE VIA OVERNIGHT FERRY. Jump on the overnight ferry to the birthplace of gyros and democracy. You’ve got two nights to get down with island time. Count shades of blue and pinch yourself. Life doesn’t get any better than this. (B) (B,D) (B) (B)


DAY 21: TIRANA TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA VIA BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. Gawk at all the stunning views that race past the coach window as we head up the gorgeous coast of Montenegro and make for the most famous walled city in Europe. (B,D) DAY 22: DUBROVNIK. Relish a cold beer on the wall as the sun sets over the Adriatic or catch the views from the turquoise water with a spot of optional sea kayaking. This is the good life. (B) DAY 23: DUBROVNIK TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. Think castles, endless sunflower fields and green, rolling hills. Slovenia’s capital is a modern fairytale with a funky twist. (B) DAY 24 LJUBLJANA TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Bring on the home of goulash, ruin bars and Rubik’s cube. (B,D)

DAY 25 BUDAPEST. Free day to explore. What will you choose in the twin cities of Buda and Pest?(B) DAY 26 BUDAPEST TO VIENNA, AUSTRIA. Bring on opera and apple strudel as we roll into the hometown of Freud. (B) DAY 27 VIENNA TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. On to the cobblestone streets of Prague. But first a sobering visit to former concentration camp Mauthausen. (B,D) DAY 28 PRAGUE. Another free day for the win. Star in your own fairytale as you take on the Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and hip cafe scene. Also: street food. (B) DAY 29 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. Stop by historic Dresden on our way to Berlin. (B,D) DAY 30 BERLIN. Over to you. Head east to uncover the meaning of Ostalgie or cross off the main sights. Don’t miss the German take on Doner Kebab. (B)

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Paris city driving tour Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower Bordeaux winery tour & tasting Local guides in Florence, Tirana & Dubrovnik Gondola ride in Venice French Riviera perfumery experience Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen Dinner at Hofbräuhaus, Berlin Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration

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DAY 31 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Amsterdam is a bit like a liberal Venice with bicycles. Check out Anne Frank’s House and soak up the night vibes. You’ll be back. (B) DAY 32 AMSTERDAM. Hit the streets like a local, and then feast Dutch-style on a farewell dinner cruise. (B,D) DAY 33 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Head back to London for hugs and sad goodbyes. (B)

S TA R T

FINISH G

14

JUL

15

AUG

G

21

JUL

22

AUG

G

28

JUL

29

AUG

G

4

AUG

5

SEP

G

11

AUG

12

SEP

G

18

AUG

19

SEP

25

AUG

26

SEP

G

1

SEP

3

OCT

G

8

SEP

10

OCT

5

MAY

6

JUN

12

MAY

13

JUN

19

MAY

20

JUN

26

MAY

27

JUN

2

JUN

4

JUL

9

JUN

11

JUL

16

JUN

18

JUL

G

23

JUN

25

JUL

G

15

SEP

17

OCT

30

JUN

1

AUG

G

22

SEP

24

OCT

7

JUL

8

AUG

G

6

OCT

7

NOV

G G

G G

TRIP PRICE OF $5655

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 32 breakfasts (B), 14 dinners (D) ++ 31 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) & 1 night in a cabin on an overnight ferry ++ English Channel crossings ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

FINISH

7

TRIP PRICE OF $5825 TRIP PRICE OF $5995 G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $1415 TRAVELLED WITH US BEFORE? AW, SHUCKS! DON'T FORGET TO SCORE 5% OFF YOUR NEXT TRIP!

33 DAYS FROM

5655

$

USD PER PERSON

All items listed within the Bucket list and More inclusions are included within the price of your trip. Other activities mentioned are optional (and so may cost extra) but too awesome to miss out.

STARTING FROM $ 172 / D AY

DAY 20 CORFU TO TIRANA, ALBANIA. Roll into Tirana and discover Albania’s lively capital (and arguably Europe’s quirkiest city). (B,D)

PHOTO FROM LEFT (CLOCKWISE): PARIS | BARCELONA | BUDAPEST | PRAGUE | PARIS

HOTEL

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Channel your inner wanderer with our relaxed, small-group itineraries designed to explore a single region in more depth. Think: exploring sun-drench Andalusia in Spain, walking in the steps of a giant in Northern Ireland and loads of other off-the-beaten-track adventures.

DAYS | TRIP NAME

PAGE SECTOR

6 DAY | THE BRITISH ISLE 36 6 DAY | ROAD TO TROY 36 7 DAY | SULTAN'S TRAIL 37 8 DAY | PRONTO FIESTA 37 8 DAY | ESPRESSO ITALIA 38 8 DAY | PRONTO ITALIA 38 8 DAY | BALKAN TRAIL 39 8 DAY | BALKAN BLITZ 39 8 DAY | PRONTO IBIZA FIESTA 40 9 DAY | CELTIC TRAIL 40 10 DAY | GREEK ISLAND HOPPER 41 12 DAY | TURKEY EXPLORED 42 13 DAY | BRAVO ITALIA 43 13 DAY | EASTERN ESCAPE 44 13 DAY | TURKISH DELIGHT 45 14 DAY | SULTAN'S SEA 45 14 DAY | SPANISH FIESTA 46 14 DAY | DISCOVER FRANCE 47 14 DAY | BRITAIN & IREL AND 48 15 DAY | BALKAN EXPLORER 49 15 DAY | SPANISH SUNSETS 50 15 DAY | BALKAN TIDES 51 15 DAY | BALKAN VOYAGER 51

• • • • • • • • • •

WHAT ARE SECTORS? Sector trips offer you a great way to choose a departure city, set of experiences or journey length that best suits you. A Sector trip is part of a larger journey, meaning your new friends might continue on after you leave, or you might be joining a trip already in progress.

ACCOMMODATION +3 STAR HOTELS TRIP LENGTH 6-15 DAYS ROOM T YPES SINGLE/T WIN/DOUBLE


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EXPLORER

6 DAY | T H E B R I T I S H I S L E LONDON

GLASGOW

7

MEALS

2

6 DAY | R O A D T O T R O Y

COUNTRIES

FETHIYE

ISTANBUL

7

MEALS

1

COUNTRY

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

TRIP CODE: EXUKLG S TA R T 26

MAR

FINISH 31

MAR

9

APR

14

APR

16

APR

21

APR

23

APR

28

30

APR

7

S TA R T

FINISH

11

JUN

16

JUN

S TA R T G

30

JUL

6 9

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

FINISH 4

AUG

AUG

11

AUG

AUG

14

AUG

13

AUG

18

AUG

G

G

TRIP CODE: EXTUFI

18

JUN

23

JUN

21

JUN

26

JUN

APR

25

JUN

30

JUN

5

MAY

28

JUN

3

JUL

G

20

AUG

25

AUG

G

15

APR

20

APR

MAY

12

MAY

G

2

JUL

7

JUL

G

27

AUG

1

SEP

G

29

APR

4

MAY

14

MAY

19

MAY

G

5

JUL

10

JUL

3

SEP

8

SEP

13

MAY

18

MAY

21

MAY

26

MAY

9

JUL

14

JUL

G

10

SEP

15

SEP

G

27

MAY

1

JUN

28

MAY

2

JUN

G

16

JUL

21

JUL

G

24

SEP

29

SEP

G

10

JUN

15

JUN

4

JUN

9

JUN

G

19

JUL

24

JUL

17

JUN

22

JUN

7

JUN

12

JUN

23

JUL

28

JUL

24

JUN

29

JUN

G

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Welcome dinner in York ++ Evening ghost walk in York ++ Visit Hadrian’s Wall START MEET AT 7.30AM IN LONDON FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN GLASGOW

G

G

S TA R T

DAY 6 GLASGOW. (B) This is a section of the 14 Day Britain & Ireland trip. See p.48 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $950

6

JUL

8

JUL

13

JUL

15

JUL

20

JUL

G

22

JUL

27

G

29

JUL

5

AUG

12

AUG

17

AUG

G

G

STARTING FROM $159/DAY

AUG

31

AUG

G

G

2

SEP

7

SEP

G

JUL

G

9

SEP

14

SEP

3

AUG

G

16

SEP

21

SEP

10

AUG

23

SEP

28

SEP

G

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 5 breakfasts (B), 2 dinners (D) ++ 5 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Smaller group size ++ Modern air-conditioned vehicle ++ Sightseeing tours of all major cities ++ Experienced English-speaking guide

DAY 4 KUSADASI TO CANAKKALE.(B) DAY 5 CANAKKALE TO ISTANBUL. (B,D) DAY 6 ISTANBUL. (B) This is a section of the 12 Day Turkey Explored trip. See p.42 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $695 TRIP PRICE OF $730

Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $240

USD Per Person

AUG

26

DAY 3 KUSADASI. (B)

G = Guaranteed Departure

950

24

DAY 2 FETHIYE TO KUSADASI. (B,D)

TRIP PRICE OF $1090

$

FINISH

AUG

DAY 1 FETHIYE.

TRIP PRICE OF $1020

6 DAYS FROM

S TA R T G

19

START MEET AT 9.30AM IN FETHIYE FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN ISTANBUL

DAY 2 YORK TO EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND. (B,D)

DAY 5 EDINBURGH TO GLASGOW. (B)

FINISH

JUL

++ Bathe in the thermal pools of Pamukkale ++ Entry to the ancient Greek city of Ephesus & Pergamon Acropolis ++ ANZAC Cove, Gallipoli ++ Farewell dinner in Istanbul

DAY 1 LONDON TO YORK, ENGLAND. (D)

DAY 4 EDINBURGH. (B)

S TA R T 1

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 5 breakfasts (B), 2 dinners (D) ++ 5 nights hotel (twin or double) ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Walking tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAY 3 EDINBURGH. (B)

FINISH

TRIP PRICE OF $760

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $210

6 DAYS FROM

695

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $116/DAY

G


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ISTANBUL

FETHIYE

9

MEALS

1

8 DAY | P R O N T O F I E S T A

COUNTRY

MADRID

VALENCIA

11

MEALS

1

EXPLORER

7 DAY | S U L T A N ' S T R A I L

COUNTRY

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

TRIP CODE: EXTUIF S TA R T 9

FINISH

APR

15

23

APR

29

APR

7

MAY

13

MAY

21

MAY

27

MAY

4

JUN

10

JUN

11

JUN

17

JUN

18

JUN

24

JUN

S TA R T

APR

25

JUN

2 9

G G

G

G

FINISH

S TA R T G

1

JUL

JUL

8

JUL

JUL

15

JUL

G

16

JUL

22

JUL

23

JUL

29

JUL

30

JUL

5

AUG

6

AUG

12

AUG

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Welcome dinner in Istanbul ++ Visit Saklikent Gorge START MEET AT 7PM IN ISTANBUL FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN FETHIYE

AUG

19

AUG

20

AUG

26

AUG

G

27

AUG

2

SEP

G

G

3

SEP

9

SEP

G

10

SEP

16

SEP

17

SEP

23

SEP

TRIP CODE: EXBOMY S TA R T

G

G

DAY 2 ISTANBUL TO ESKISEHIR. (B) DAY 3 ESKISEHIR TO CAPPADOCIA. (B,D) DAY 4 CAPPADOCIA. (B) DAY 5 CAPPADOCIA TO ANTALYA. (B) DAY 6 ANTALYA TO FETHIYE. (B,D) DAY 7 FETHIYE. (B) This is a section of the 12 Day Turkey Explored trip. See p.42 or visit our website.

FINISH

27

MAY

3

JUN

10

JUN

17

JUN

24

JUN

1

JUL

S TA R T G

++ ++ ++ ++

FINISH

1

JUL

8

JUL

8

JUL

15

JUL

15

JUL

22

JUL

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 6 breakfasts (B), 3 dinners (D) ++ 6 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Smaller group size ++ Air-conditioned vehicle ++ Sightseeing tours of all major cities ++ Experienced English-speaking guide

DAY 1 ISTANBUL, TURKEY. (D)

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

FINISH

13

Welcome dinner in Madrid Guided tour of Valencia Guided tour of the Alhambra Farewell dinner in Valencia

S TA R T G

FINISH

29

JUL

5

AUG

5

AUG

12

AUG

12

AUG

19

AUG

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 7 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Smaller group size ++ Awesome Trip Leader

START MEET AT 2PM IN MADRID FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN VALENCIA

DAY 1 MADRID, SPAIN. (D) DAY 2 MADRID. (B) DAY 3 MADRID TO SEVILLE. (B,D) DAY 4 SEVILLE. (B) DAY 5 SEVILLE TO GRANADA. (B,D) DAY 6 GRANADA. (B) DAY 7 GRANADA TO VALENCIA. (B,D) DAY 8 VALENCIA. (B) This is a section of the 14 Day Spanish Fiesta trip. See p.46 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $810 TRIP PRICE OF $835

TRIP PRICE OF $1150

TRIP PRICE OF $860

TRIP PRICE OF $1215

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $370

7 DAYS FROM

810

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $116/DAY

TRIP PRICE OF $1280

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $290

8 DAYS FROM

1150

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $144/DAY


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EXPLORER

8 DAY | E S P R E S S O I T A L I A ROME

FLORENCE

11

MEALS

2

8 DAY | P R O N T O I T A L I A

COUNTRIES

FLORENCE

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

S TA R T

10

MEALS

1

COUNTRY

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

TRIP CODE: EXBIRF

ROME

TRIP CODE: EXBIFR

FINISH

S TA R T G

9

APR

16

APR

23

APR

30

APR

7

MAY

14

MAY

21

MAY

28

MAY

28

MAY

4

JUN

4

JUN

11

JUN

G

11

JUN

18

JUN

G

18

JUN

25

JUN

G

FINISH

S TA R T

FINISH

25

JUN

2

JUL

G

20

AUG

27

AUG

2

JUL

9

JUL

G

27

AUG

3

SEP

9

JUL

16

JUL

G

3

SEP

10

SEP

16

JUL

23

JUL

10

SEP

17

23

JUL

30

JUL

17

SEP

30

JUL

6

AUG

1

OCT

6

AUG

13

AUG

13

AUG

20

AUG

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Welcome dinner in Rome ++ Tuscan winery experience & al fresco dinner ++ Local Italian guides in Assisi, Siena & Florence START MEET AT 3PM IN ROME FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN FLORENCE

G

S TA R T

FINISH

S TA R T G

14

APR

21

APR

G

28

APR

5

MAY

G

12

MAY

19

MAY

SEP

26

MAY

2

JUN

24

SEP

2

JUN

9

JUN

8

OCT

9

JUN

16

JUN

G

16

JUN

23

JUN

G

23

JUN

30

JUN

G

G

S TA R T

FINISH

JUN

7

JUL

G

25

AUG

1

SEP

7

JUL

14

JUL

G

1

SEP

8

SEP

G

14

JUL

21

JUL

G

8

SEP

15

SEP

G

21

JUL

28

JUL

15

SEP

22

SEP

22

SEP

29

SEP

6

OCT

13

OCT

28

JUL

4

AUG

4

AUG

11

AUG

11

AUG

18

AUG

18

AUG

25

AUG

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 7 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Smaller group size ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

FINISH

30

++ Gondola ride in Venice ++ Train day pass for the Cinque Terre area ++ Farewell dinner in Rome ++ Local Italian guides in Florence & Lucca

G G

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 7 breakfasts (B), 3 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Smaller group size ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

START MEET AT 8PM IN FLORENCE FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN ROME

DAY 1 ROME, ITALY. (D) DAY 2 ROME. (B)

DAY 1 FLORENCE, ITALY.

DAY 3 ROME TO SORRENTO. (B,D)

DAY 2 FLORENCE. (B)

DAY 4 SORRENTO. (B)

DAY 3 FLORENCE TO CINQUE TERRE. (B,D)

DAY 5 SORRENTO TO ASSISI. (B,D)

DAY 4 CINQUE TERRE. (B)

DAY 6 ASSISI TO FLORENCE. (B,D)

DAY 5 CINQUE TERRE TO VENICE. (B,D)

DAY 7 FLORENCE. (B)

DAY 6 VENICE. (B)

DAY 8 FLORENCE. (B)

DAY 7 VENICE TO ROME. (B,D) DAY 8 ROME. (B)

This is a section of the 13 Day Bravo Italia trip. See p.43 or visit our website. This is a section of the 13 Day Bravo Italia trip. See p.43 or visit our website. TRIP PRICE OF $1385 TRIP PRICE OF $1495

TRIP PRICE OF $1430

TRIP PRICE OF $1545

TRIP PRICE OF $1470

TRIP PRICE OF $1595

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $345

8 DAYS FROM

1385

$

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $375

8 DAYS FROM

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STARTING FROM $174/DAY

1495

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $187/DAY


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BUDAPEST

DUBROVNIK

10

MEALS

4

8 DAY | B A L K A N B L I T Z

COUNTRIES

DUBROVNIK

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

S TA R T MAY

20

MAY

27

MAY

3

JUN

10

JUN

17

JUN

24

JUN

1

JUL

1

JUL

8

JUL

MEALS

4

COUNTRIES

TRIP CODE: EXBEDH

FINISH

13

9

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

TRIP CODE: EXBEHD

BUDAPEST

EXPLORER

8 DAY | B A L K A N T R A I L

S TA R T G

FINISH

8

JUL

15

JUL

15

JUL

22

JUL

G

22

JUL

29

JUL

G

29

JUL

5

AUG

5

AUG

12

AUG

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Local guide in Dubrovnik & Belgrade ++ Farewell dinner in Dubrovnik ++ Welcome dinner in Budapest START MEET AT 4PM IN BUDAPEST FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN DUBROVNIK

S TA R T G

FINISH

12

AUG

19

AUG

19

AUG

26

AUG

G

26

AUG

2

2

SEP

G

16

SEP

S TA R T

FINISH

S TA R T G

20

MAY

27

MAY

3

JUN

10

JUN

SEP

17

JUN

24

JUN

G

9

SEP

1

JUL

8

JUL

G

23

SEP

8

JUL

15

JUL

G

JUL

22

JUL

22

JUL

29

JUL

29

JUL

5

AUG

5

AUG

12

AUG

12

AUG

19

AUG

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 7 breakfasts (B), 3 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Smaller group size ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

FINISH

15

++ Visit UNESCO World Heritagelisted Plitvice Lakes National Park

START MEET AT 10AM IN DUBROVNIK FINISH APPROXIMATELY 4PM IN BUDAPEST

S TA R T G

FINISH

19

AUG

26

AUG

26

AUG

2

SEP

G

2

SEP

9

SEP

9

SEP

16

SEP

G

23

SEP

30

SEP

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 7 breakfasts (B), 2 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Smaller group size ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Sightseeing tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAY 1 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. (D) DAY 2 BUDAPEST. (B) DAY 3 BUDAPEST TO BELGRADE, SERBIA. (B) DAY 4 BELGRADE. (B) DAY 5 BELGRADE TO SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA. (B,D) DAY 6 SARAJEVO. (B) DAY 7 SARAJEVO TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA. (B,D) DAY 8 DUBROVNIK. (B) This is a section of the 15 Day Balkan Explorer trip. See p.49 or visit our website.

DAY 1 DUBROVNIK, CROATIA. DAY 2 DUBROVNIK TO BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. (B,D) DAY 3 BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. (B) DAY 4 BUDVA TO ZADAR, CROATIA. (B) DAY 5 ZADAR TO PLITVICE LAKES. (B,D) DAY 6 PLITVICE LAKES. (B) DAY 7 PLITVICE LAKES TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. (B) DAY 8 LJUBLJANA TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. (B) This is a section of the 15 Day Balkan Explorer trip. See p.49 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $1145 TRIP PRICE OF $1280

TRIP PRICE OF $1190

TRIP PRICE OF $1330

TRIP PRICE OF $1230

TRIP PRICE OF $1380

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $285

8 DAYS FROM

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1145

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $144/DAY

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person twin-share/double Single supplement from an extra $320

8 DAYS FROM

1280

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $160/DAY

G


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EXPLORER

8 DAY | P R O N T O I B I Z A F I E S T A VALENCIA

MADRID

11

MEALS

1

9 DAY | C E L T I C T R A I L

COUNTRY

BELFAST

LONDON

10

MEALS

4

COUNTRIES

G

4

AUG

12

AUG

11

AUG

19

AUG

G

14

AUG

22

AUG

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

TRIP CODE: EXUKBL S TA R T

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY

TRIP CODE: EXBOYM S TA R T

FINISH

2

JUN

9

JUN

16

JUN

23

JUN

30

JUN

7

JUL

S TA R T G

FINISH

7

JUL

14

JUL

14

JUL

21

JUL

21

JUL

28

JUL

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Farewell dinner in San Sebastian START MEET AT 5PM IN VALENCIA FINISH APPROXIMATELY 7PM IN MADRID

S TA R T G

FINISH

FINISH

S TA R T

FINISH

31

MAR

8

APR

16

JUN

24

JUN

14

APR

22

APR

23

JUN

1

JUL

21

APR

29

APR

26

JUN

4

JUL

G

S TA R T

FINISH

28

APR

6

MAY

30

JUN

8

JUL

18

AUG

26

AUG

G

5

MAY

13

MAY

3

JUL

11

JUL

G

25

AUG

2

SEP

G

12

MAY

20

MAY

G

7

JUL

15

JUL

G

1

SEP

9

SEP

G

19

MAY

27

MAY

G

10

JUL

18

JUL

8

SEP

16

SEP

26

MAY

3

JUN

14

JUL

22

JUL

G

15

SEP

23

SEP

G

4

AUG

11

AUG

2

JUN

10

JUN

G

21

JUL

29

JUL

G

29

SEP

7

OCT

G

11

AUG

18

AUG

9

JUN

17

JUN

G

24

JUL

1

AUG

18

AUG

25

AUG

12

JUN

20

JUN

28

JUL

5

AUG

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 7 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Smaller group size ++ Ferry crossing to Ibiza ++ Flight from Ibiza to Barcelona ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

++ Entrance to Blarney Castle ++ The world-famous Guinness Storehouse in Dublin ++ The Cliffs of Moher ++ Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland ++ Visit Stonehenge ++ Visit historic Bath

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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 8 breakfasts (B), 2 dinners (D) ++ 8 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Smaller group size ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Walking tours of all major cities ++ Irish Sea ferry crossing ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

START MEET AT 3PM IN BELFAST FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

DAY 1 VALENCIA. (D) DAY 2 VALENCIA TO IBIZA. (B) DAY 3 IBIZA. (B,D) DAY 4 IBIZA TO BARCELONA. (B,D) DAY 5 BARCELONA. (B) DAY 6 BARCELONA TO SAN SEBASTIAN. (B) DAY 7 SAN SEBASTIAN. (B,D) DAY 8 SAN SEBASTIAN TO MADRID. (B) This is a section of the 14 Day Spanish Fiesta trip. See p.46 or visit our website.

DAY 1 BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND. (D) DAY 2 BELFAST TO GALWAY, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND. (B) DAY 3 GALWAY. (B) DAY 4 GALWAY TO KILLARNEY. (B) DAY 5 KILLARNEY TO DUBLIN. (B) DAY 6 DUBLIN. (B) DAY 7 DUBLIN TO NORTH WALES, WALES. (B) DAY 8 NORTH WALES TO CARDIFF. (B,D) DAY 9 CARDIFF TO LONDON, ENGLAND. (B)

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DAY 2 ATHENS. Tick off your ancient must-do list today with a tour of the Plaka area, Acropolis, Parthenon and Syntagma Square. Then: traditional Greek dancing and the best souvlaki outside Olympus. (B,D)

DAY 3 ATHENS TO MYKONOS. If Athens invented democracy, Mykonos pioneered the beach party that followed. Hit up the windmills in Little Venice for a sunset cocktail, then head to Paradise Beach aka where Europe goes to party. (B) DAY 4 MYKONOS. Head to Delos Island to check out the birthplace of the sun god Apollo or worship the sun on your own time. Bonus round: learn the legend behind Petros the Pelican. (B) DAY 5 MYKONOS TO PAROS. More white and blue plus long sandy beaches on the horizon. Start off with a quick orientation tour before cutting loose to explore. (B)

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DAY 8 SANTORINI. Goggle at blue-domed churches, rustic windmills and the whitewashed houses that hug the rocky cliffs like feta cheese fields. You could also take a boat trip out to the volcanic crater. Then finish with a dinner overlooking the caldera. #bestdayever. (B,D) DAY 9-10 SANTORINI TO ATHENS. Love and leave Santorini for Athens. Our Greek odyssey ends after breakfast, but we won’t blame you for sticking around. (B) (B)

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See the famous Greek islands Party on the island of Mykonos Guided tour of Athens Tours of Mykonos, Paros & Santorini

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DAY 1 ATHENS, GREECE. Cue epic adventures, crystal clear water and more gyros than you can shake an olive branch at. Round up your 300 spartans, we’re hitting town tonight.


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DAY 1 ISTANBUL, TURKEY. You could cross two continents in half an hour, but that’s before dinner. Start off with a baklava, this is going to be epic. (D)

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DAY 2 ISTANBUL TO ESKISEHIR. Nicknamed the “student’s city”, Eskisehir is a haven of liberalism in a largely conservative region. Delve in and discover this buzzing metropolis for yourself. (B) DAY 3 ESKISEHIR TO CAPPADOCIA. On to Anıtkabir to check out the mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk—the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey (entry optional). Next stop: off the beaten track in Cappadocia for a traditional dinner in a local family home. (B,D) DAY 4 CAPPADOCIA. A full day exploring the fairy chimneys of Devrent Valley. (B) DAY 5 CAPPADOCIA TO ANTALYA. Onwards south to the Mediterranean Coast as we pass Caravansary in Sultanhani, the deep blue lake in Obruk and Konya. Tonight, we rest our heads in Antalya. (B) DAY 6 ANTALYA TO FETHIYE. Locals call this place a paradise granted to earth by God. When you see the beaches, you’ll know why. Hot tip: keep your camera charged for Saklikent Gorge, Turkey’s longest and deepest canyon. (B,D)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

ANZAC Cove in Gallipoli Visit Pamukkale & Hierapolis Explore Derinkuyu underground city Visit the historic site of Troy Welcome & farewell dinner in Istanbul

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11 breakfasts (B), 5 dinners (D) 11 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) Smaller group size Modern air-conditioned coach Sightseeing tours of all major cities Local Trip Leader

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Bathe in the thermal pools of Pamukkale ++ Entry to the ancient Greek city of Ephesus & Pergamon Acropolis START MEET AT 7PM IN ISTANBUL FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN ISTANBUL

DAY 7 FETHIYE. Like most rivieras, this place doesn’t lack options to worship the sun. Cruise around the islands or check out Oludinez beach. This is the good life. (B)

DAY 10 KUSADASI TO CANAKKALE. Keep your eyes out for Brad Pitt today as we hustle our way into Troy. Before that: Bergama and the epic ruins of Acropolis. (B)

DAY 8 FETHIYE TO KUSADASI. On to the cotton castles of Pamukkale for a dip in the best natural hot tubs in Turkey. Then a tour of the ancient Roman city of Hierapolis before we roll into Kusadasi in the early evening. (B,D)

DAY 11 CANAKKALE TO ISTANBUL. On to the WW1 battlefields of Gallipoli for a guided tour of one of the most significant memorial sites in Australia and New Zealand’s history. Pay your respects at the Australian Memorial at Lone Pine, the New Zealand Memorial at Chunuk Bair, ANZAC Cove and the Turkish Memorial. Lest we forget. (B,D)

DAY 9 KUSADASI. Bring out more of your inner Indiana Jones today as we check out the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Ephesus. Built around the 10th century BC, the stunningly-preserved front façade of the Library of Celsus takes centre stage – as can you in the old amphitheatre. (B)

DAY 12 ISTANBUL. You can never have enough baklava. Eat yourself into a food coma this morning, we’re out of here after breakfast. (B)


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ROME

EXPLORER

13 DAY | B R A V O I T A L I A

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DAY 2 ROME. Check out the home of the pope, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel for a full Da Vinci Code experience. (B) DAY 3 ROME TO SORRENTO. On to Sorrento via the ancient, buried city Pompeii. This UNESCO World Heritage Site used to be a bustling city until it was destroyed by volcanic eruptions in 79AD. (B,D) DAY 4 SORRENTO. Take the local bus along the scenic Amalfi coast to Positano or head to the Isle of Capri to check out the famous Blue Grotto. (B) DAY 5 SORRENTO TO ASSISI. Through dramatic mountain scenery to Assisi, the birthplace of the Franciscan friars. Explore the 14th century frescoes of the Basilica of St Francis with a local guide today. (B,D) DAY 6 ASSISI TO FLORENCE. Stop in the medieval city Siena before we hit the grape trail at a local Chianti winery for a tasting round and a light dinner. (B,D) DAY 7 FLORENCE. Your mission tonight: track down the best steak in Florence. But first we explore the city on foot with a local Italian guide. Ponte Vecchio, Duomo Cathedral and the Uffizi Gallery. It’s all here, baby. (B) DAY 8 FLORENCE TO CINQUE TERRE. Start off with a tour of the walled town Lucca, then on to the Leaning Tower of Pisa to join the world’s longest running cheesy photo competition. Final destination: La Spezia, gateway to the stunning Cinque Terre. (B,D) DAY 9 CINQUE TERRE. The five cliff-side villages of Cinque Terre didn’t end up on the World Heritage list for nothing. Mostly void of corporate development and largely inaccessible by road, slow life is not only encouraged—it comes with a world class glass of red. (B)

DAY 10 CINQUE TERRE TO VENICE. Cruise the largest lake in Italy before we fall in love at that famous

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Tuscan winery tour & al fresco dinner Explore Cinque Terre with a train day pass Gondola ride in Venice Local guides in Assisi, Siena, Florence & Lucca Welcome & farewell dinner in Rome

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

12 breakfasts (B), 7 dinners (D) 12 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi Smaller group size Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

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DAY 1 ROME, ITALY. Buongiorno, Italia! Kick off your expedition with the Roman Forum and the Spanish Steps then get down with emperors and gladiators at the Colosseum. (D)


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DAY 2 BUDAPEST. Wake up in your own version of the Grand Budapest Hotel (you have probably made the connection by now) and hit the hot springs. Just because you can. Then hit the streets to check out Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue and Heroes’ Square. (B) DAY 3 BUDAPEST TO TIMISOARA, ROMANIA. Some call it ‘Little Vienna’, we just call it epic. Don’t miss the Romanian Orthodox Cathedral – it’s a screensaver for sure. (B) DAY 4 TIMISOARA TO BUCHAREST. Now it’s time for the little sister of Paris. With credentials like that, we’re sold. This is an up-and-comer with attitude. (B,D)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Guided tour of former concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau ++ Visit the region of Transylvania ++ Visits to Spis Castle, Peleș Castle and Bran Castle

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12 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) 12 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) Smaller group size Modern air-conditioned coach Awesome Trip Leader

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Bran Castle ++ Peleș Castle

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DAY 5 BUCHAREST. This city wears its history on its sleeve. Or along its streets at least. See 300-year-old churches, communist-era apartments and modern glass and steel within a few steps. The Lipscani District is worth checking out, too. (B)

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DAY 6 BUCHAREST TO BRASOV. Stock up on garlic, we’re off to visit Dracula. En route to Brasov, we’re stopping at Peleș Castle for haunted vibes. Cobbled streets and turrets at our final stop make for a storybook ending. (B)

DAY 10 KRAKOW. With more bars per square metre than anywhere else in the world, thirst ain’t a thing around here. Check out the Jewish Quarter or the 13th century Wieliczka salt mines and don’t miss the Old Town and the Wawel Castle. (B)

DAY 7 BRASOV TO CLUJ-NAPOCA. Known as the ‘heart of Transylvania’, Cluj-Napoca is a cosmopolitan city with oodles of classic, European charm. Be wooed on a city walking tour, before exploring the fairytalelike, Bran Castle. (B,D)

DAY 11 KRAKOW TO ČESKÝ KRUMLOV, CZECH REPUBLIC. Welcome to Český Krumlov, the town with more Renaissance appeal than you can poke a castle spire at. (B)

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STARTING FROM $ 132 / D AY

DAY 1 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Start your trip in the home of goulash, ruin bars and the Rubik’s cube. Yep, we’re talking the twin cities of Buda and Pest. (D)

DAY 8 CLUJ-NAPOCA TO KOŠICE, SLOVAKIA. Awarded the European Capital of Culture in 2013, Košice sure knows how to entertain. Take to the streets and bars of the Old Town centre and indulge in a cocktail or two. (B) DAY 9 KOŠICE TO KRAKOW, POLAND. Situated in Tatra National Park, Zakopane is an outdoor paradise. Let your nature-loving self run free as we cruise through this alpine town en route to Krakow. (B)

START MEET AT 4PM IN BUDAPEST FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN PRAGUE

DAYS 12 ČESKÝ KRUMLOV TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. This is probably the only place you can love more than Paris. Soak up the boho vibes and check out the city on foot. (B,D) DAY 13 PRAGUE. Say goodbye to your comrades – we’re outta here after breakfast. Round two, anyone? (B)


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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Pamukkale and Hierapolis ruins visit ++ Gallipoli and Lone Pine visit ++ Sail the scenic Turkish coastline ++ Visit sunken city of Kekova START MEET AT 3PM IN FETHIYE FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN ISTANBUL

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 12 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L), 9 dinners (D) ++ 5 nights in hotel accommodation & 7 nights in an en-suite cabin (twin or double) ++ Modern air-conditioned coach + motorised cruising boats ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Trip Leader + Driver + Local qualified captain + crew

++ Walking tour of Istanbul ++ Mevlana Whirling Dervish Museum tour ++ Sail the scenic Turkish coastline START MEET AT 7PM IN ISTANBUL FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN FETHIYE

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 13 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L), 10 dinners (D) ++ 6 nights in hotel accommodation & 7 nights in an en-suite cabin (twin or double) ++ Modern air-conditioned coach + motorised cruising boats ++ Trip Leader + Driver + Local qualified Captain + crew

DAY 1 ISTANBUL, TURKEY. (D) DAY 1 FETHIYE TO TARZAN BAY. (D) DAY 2 TARZAN BAY TO ST NICHOLAS ISLAND. (B,L,D) DAY 3 ST NICHOLAS ISLAND TO KAS. (B,L,D) DAY 4 KAS TO APERLAI BAY. (B,L,D) DAY 5 APERLAI BAY TO GOKKAYA BAY. (B,L,D) DAY 6 GOKKAYA BAY TO FIRNAZ BAY. (B,L,D) DAYS 7-8 FIRNAZ BAY TO FETHIYE. (B,L,D) (B) DAYS 9-10 FETHIYE TO KUSADASI. (B,D) (B) DAY 11 KUSADASI TO CANAKKALE. (B) DAYS 12-13 CANAKKALE TO ISTANBUL. (B,D) (B) This is a combination of the 8 Day Blue Lagoons and the 6 Day Road to Troy trips. Please be aware that there will be change of crew throughout the trip. Passengers may also join or leave along the way.

DAY 2 ISTANBUL TO ESKISEHIR. (B) DAY 3-4 ESKISEHIR TO CAPPADOCIA. (B,D) (B) DAY 5 CAPPADOCIA TO ANTALYA. (B) DAY 6 KONYA TO FETHIYE. (B,D) DAY 7 FETHIYE TO TARZAN BAY. (B,D) DAY 8 TARZAN BAY TO ST NICHOLAS ISLAND. (B,L,D) DAY 9 ST NICHOLAS TO KAS. (B,L,D) DAY 10 KAS TO APERLAI BAY. (B,L,D) DAY 11 APERLAI BAY TO GOKKAYA BAY. (B,L,D) DAY 12 GOKKAYA BAY TO FIRNAZ BAY. (B,L,D) DAY 13- 14 FIRNAZ BAY TO FETHIYE. (B,L,D) (B) This is a combination of the 8 Day Blue Lagoons and the 7 Day Sultan’s Trail trips. Please be aware that there will be change of crew throughout the trip. Passengers may also join or leave along the way.

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14 DAY | S P A N I S H F I E S T A MADRID

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DAY 1 MADRID, SPAIN. Meet your new amigos and set your clock to Spanish time. Kick things off with a driving tour and get a lay of the land. (D) DAY 2 MADRID. Fiesta or siesta? The choice is yours as we hand you over to the Spanish capital. Don’t miss the Prado Museum, the botanical gardens and the home of Real Madrid FC. (B) DAY 3 MADRID TO SEVILLE. Off to Seville, the city that was supposedly founded by Hercules 3000 years ago. But first: Toledo, the old Spanish capital to tick off another UNESCO World Heritage site. (B,D) DAY 4 SEVILLE. Your day, your way. Wander the streets or crane your neck through the corridors of Alcázar. Tonight is all about small bites – Seville’s tapas is famous for a reason. (B) DAY 5 SEVILLE TO GRANADA. Pit stop in Cordoba for a dose of Islamic culture. Granada next. Get your bearings on a walking tour before cutting loose in the young university town. (B,D) DAY 6 GRANADA. Cross off one of the world’s ‘mustdo before you die sights’ with a visit to Alhambra today, a place so gorgeous, poets have been describing it for centuries. (B) DAY 7 GRANADA TO VALENCIA. Off to Valencia for a tour of the Old Quarter. This is also the home of paella so hunt some down while you have the chance. Then dinner. (B,D) DAY 8-9 VALENCIA TO IBIZA. From beach parties to boat parties, this island is a living legend for a reason. Also home to epic sunsets, tapas and a number of World Heritage sites. Eat, sleep, rave, repeat. (B) (B,D) DAY 10 IBIZA TO BARCELONA. Swap your flip flops for flamenco shoes as we fly back to the mainland. Get your fill of Art Nouveau on a driving tour, feast and gear up for Spain’s most notorious nightlife scene. (B,D) DAY 11 BARCELONA. Pull on your favourite Barça shirt and get your Gaudí fix. La Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló and Park Güell. They’re all here. Finish off the

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Guided tour of the Alhambra ++ Welcome dinner in Madrid ++ Farewell dinner in San Sebastian

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

13 breakfasts (B), 7 dinners (D) 13 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) Smaller group size Ferry crossing to Ibiza Flight from Ibiza to Barcelona Awesome Trip Leader

OPTIONALS ++ Flamenco show ++ Bike tour of Barcelona START MEET AT 2PM IN MADRID FINISH APPROXIMATELY 7PM IN MADRID

day with the sounds and movements of flamenco and Spanish guitar. (B)

DAY 12 BARCELONA TO SAN SEBASTIAN. More drool-worthy food and Instagrammable beaches await in San Sebastian. Splurge at one of the city’s many Michelin-starred joints or get acquainted with pintxos, your new favourite bar snack. (B) DAY 13 SAN SEBASTIAN. Beach day for the win. Catch some waves on Playa de la Gros or tan like a millionaire at Playa de la Ondarreta. But don’t miss the Old Town for some local vibes. Tonight’s our farewell dinner with the crew so prepare for teary goodbyes. (B,D) DAY 14 SAN SEBASTIAN TO MADRID. Swap contact details with your amigos as we say farewell to San Sebastian before our drive to Madrid. (B)


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TOP OPTIONALS ++ Château de Chambord visit ++ Lake Annecy cruise

DAY STOP

1 STOP & STAY DAY 1 PARIS, FRANCE. Pinch yourself and Instagram your first selfie. Your friends will secretly hate you, but you have other things on your mind as we show you the bright lights of Paris, before an #epic picnic by the Eiffel Tower. (D) DAY 2 PARIS. You know that big list you have? Today you’ll be ticking it off like nobody’s business. Hang out with the local creatives along the river and check out the Notre Dame, before finishing off with an optional cabaret show in the Latin quarter. (B) DAY 3 PARIS. Take three. Grab your trainers and head for the sights, or just shop until you drop at ChampsÉlysées.There’s no such thing as a bad day in Paris. (B) DAY 4 PARIS TO BAYEUX. Duty calls today as we head to the D-Day beaches of Normandy. But first, a stop in Camembert for a cheese-out of epic proportions. (B) DAY 5 BAYEUX TO LOIRE VALLEY. Next up is the World Heritage-listed island commune Mont StMichel, dating back to 800AD. Then more castle vibes as we head to the Loire Valley for an overnight stay in a French château. (B,D) DAY 6 LOIRE VALLEY TO BORDEAUX. Kick off the day at the #epic Château de Chambord before we hit the Cognac region on our way to the vineyards of Bordeaux. (B,D) DAY 7 BORDEAUX. Become a student of the grape in the hilltop town Saint Émilion, the red wine epicentre of Bordeaux. With more than 9,000 wine producers in the region, odds are you’ll stumble across some of the best drops on the continent. (B) DAY 8 BORDEAUX TO CARCASSONNE. On to the fortified fairytale city Carcassonne today for a history tour. Yep, it’s a board game too. (B) DAY 9 CARCASSONNE TO FRENCH RIVIERA. Check out the ancient Roman Pont du Gard aqueduct before we hang with the high rollers in Cote d’Azur. (B,D) DAY 10 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. Window shop those haute couture boutiques or just hang out on the beach. You call the shots today. Polish those shoes—we’re off to the casinos of Monaco tonight. (B)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Paris city driving tour Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower Visit UNESCO Heritage Site Mont St Michel Wine tasting in Bordeaux Camembert Museum & tasting French Riviera perfumery experience Stay in a French château Visit the Pont du Gard

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START MEET AT 5PM IN PARIS FINISH APPROXIMATELY 4PM IN PARIS

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DAY 12 ANNECY. Life here centres around the outdoors for a reason. Lake Annecy is the purest lake in Europe and sports the same turquoise waters you thought you left at the Riviera. Also: Mont Blanc and the best cheese fondue ever. That’s lunch sorted. Later: a chance to cruise the lake for a perspective with #nofilter. (B) DAY 13 ANNECY TO LYON. Next stop: the culinary capital of France. Three dishes to tick off your list today: Rosette de Lyon, quenelle and marron glacé. (B,D) DAY 14 LYON TO PARIS. The trip might be over, but you’re in Paris. Again. Grab a last macaron and plan your next adventure. (B)

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DAY 11 FRENCH RIVIERA TO ANNECY. Start off your day in Avignon, the former home of the popes. Then more OMG scenery as we head to the epic lakeside village Annecy on the edge of the French Alps. Tick off Palais de l’Île, Château d’Annecy and all the local hotspots this afternoon. (B)

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PARIS

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DAY 2 YORK TO EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND. Hadrian’s Wall marks the Romans’ furthest northern outpost as we travel to Edinburgh. Then: try haggis. (B,D) DAYS 3-4 EDINBURGH. A walking tour to get your bearings. See the Castle, Princes Street and the Royal Mile. On your free day, hit up the Port of Leith for a cool, contemporary Edinburgh. (B) (B) DAY 5 EDINBURGH TO GLASGOW. Today starts with the ‘water of life’ (aka whisky). Cue optional distillery tour. Tonight’s about meeting the locals. Merchant City for sophisticated cool, Ashton Lane for a laidback feel. (B) DAY 6 GLASGOW TO BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND. We’re off to the Cathedral Quarter for street art and murals coupled with cool venues the locals don’t want you to know about. (B,D) DAY 7 BELFAST TO GALWAY, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND. Play a giant’s game of hopscotch as we visit the famous causeway then onto Derry. Next up: Galway for a vibrant culture and bohemian vibes. (B)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Welcome dinner in York Evening ghost tour in York Visit Hadrian’s Wall Entrance to Blarney Castle The world-famous Guinness Storehouse in Dublin The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland Visit Stonehenge Visit historic Bath

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

13 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) 13 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) Irish Sea ferry crossings Smaller group size Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi Walking tours of all major cities Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

START MEET AT 7.30AM IN LONDON FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

DAY 8 GALWAY. Check out Wolfe Tones Bridge and the Spanish Arch. Make sure you visit the main street too – local shops and cool cafés kill the town’s sleepy reputation. (B)

DAY 12 DUBLIN TO NORTH WALES, WALES BACK ON THE SEA AND OVER TO WALES. We’re mixing it up again with a stop in rural North Wales. (B)

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DAY 10 KILLARNEY TO DUBLIN. Kiss the Blarney Stone and legend has it you’ll be gifted with ‘Gift of the Gab’. And then the (dare we say) main event as we arrive into Dublin tonight. (B)

DAY 13 NORTH WALES TO CARDIFF. Ymlaen! We’re off to Cardiff to find out exactly why so many English students choose to study there. Don’t get too upset over farewell dinner. (B,D)

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DAY 1 LONDON TO YORK, ENGLAND. Start with Oxford, and then Stratford-upon-Avon. Do we need to mention Shakespeare? Finally: York. A walled town with a cathedral we like to call #EnglandSagrada. (D)

2540

All items listed within the Bucket list and More inclusions are included within the price of your trip. Other activities mentioned are optional (and so may cost extra) but too awesome to miss out.

DAY 11 DUBLIN. Get your bearings and some great shots on a walking tour. Then take in the view of the city from Guinness’ Skybar. (B)

DAY 14 CARDIFF TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Bath’s regal streets first before channelling our inner spiritualist with a stop-off at Stonehenge en route to London to say goodbye. (B)


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15 DAY | B A L K A N E X P L O R E R

DAYSTOP STOP DAY

STOP&&STAY STAY 1 1 STOP

DAYS 3-4 BUDAPEST TO BELGRADE, SERBIA. Off the beaten track and on to the final resting place of Tito. Get a guide and learn more about the country’s communist past. (B) (B) DAYS 5-6 BELGRADE TO SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA. We roll on to Sarajevo today for an east-meets-west experience most travellers miss. (B,D) (B)

DAYS 7-8 SARAJEVO TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA, VIA MOSTAR. On to the home of King’s Landing and the 101 Dalmatians. With more intangible World Heritage items than anywhere else in Europe, you guessed right, it’s pretty spesh. Explore the city with a local guide before we cut loose to do that other thing Croatia rocks at: beaches. (B,D) (B) DAYS 9-10 DUBROVNIK TO BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. Hug the Dalmatian coastline south as we head to Kotor and Budva. Bring on multi-million dollar yachts, cobblestone streets and the best nightlife in Montenegro.(B,D) (B) DAY 11 BUDVA TO ZADAR, CROATIA. Hitchcock called Zadar the best sunset in the entire world. You be the judge today. (B) DAYS 12-13 ZADAR TO PLITVICE LAKES. First thought: it really is that pretty. Spend a day exploring 16 lakes, waterfalls and hiking trails that will make your Facebook friends scream “Photoshop!”. (B,D) (B) DAY 14 PLITVICE LAKES TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. Prepare for vineyards, crystal clear lakes and a castle to rival Game of Thrones as we roll into the capital of Slovenia. (B) DAY 15 LJUBLJANA TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Back to Budapest for a last bowl of goulash. Or langos. Or palacsinta (hit up Google). Your trip may end here, but that doesn’t mean the eating has to stop. (B)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Visit UNESCO World Heritage-listed Plitvice Lakes National Park ++ Local guides in Belgrade & Dubrovnik ++ Welcome dinner in Budapest

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

14 breakfasts (B), 5 dinners (D) 14 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) Smaller group size Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi Sightseeing tours of all major cities Awesome Trip Leader

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TOP OPTIONALS ++ Sea kayaking in Dubrovnik ++ Sarajevo tunnel tour

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START MEET AT 4PM IN BUDAPEST FINISH APPROXIMATELY 4PM IN BUDAPEST

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STARTING FROM $ 153 / D AY

DAYS 1-2 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Flowery beards have yet to catch on, but the hipsters here have converted old ruins into chic little bars. Pretty cool stuff. Also: the epic hot springs at the Gellért Baths, St Stephen’s Basilica and the Rubik’s cube. (D) (B)


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DAY 1 MADRID. Meet your new amigos and set your clock to Spanish time. Kick things off with a driving tour and get a lay of the land. (D) DAY 2 MADRID. Oh Madrid you pretty thing. Don’t miss the Prado Museum and the home of Real Madrid FC. (B) DAY 3 MADRID. to Seville Roll onto Seville, the city that was supposedly founded by Hercules 3000 years ago. (B,D) DAYS 4 SEVILLE. Your day, your way. Wander the corridors of the Alcázar. Tonight is all about small bites – Seville’s tapas is famous for a reason. (B) DAY 5 SEVILLE. to Granada Pit stop in Cordoba for a dose of Islamic culture. Granada next. Get your bearings on a walking tour. (B,D) DAYS 6 GRANADA. Cross off one of the world’s ‘mustdo before you die sights’ with a visit to the Alhambra. (B)

DAY 7 GRANADA TO VALENCIA. Off to the home of paella so hunt some down while you have the chance. (B,D) DAY 8 VALENCIA TO IBIZA. From beach parties to boat parties, this island is a living legend for a reason. (B) DAY 9 IBIZA TO FORMENTERA. Ready. Set. Sail. Today we jump onboard. Home to epic sunsets, grab that camera and get snapping. (B,AT)

STARTING FROM $ 149 / D AY

DAY 10 FORMENTERA. Para-para-paradise! (B,L) DAY 11 FORMENTERA TO LES SALINAS BAY. Set sail for emerald waters and epic grottos. Cue beachy vibes, fresh grub and hidden coves. Tonight: local restaurants and a nightlife that’s famous for a reason. (B,L) DAY 12 LES SALINAS BAY TO CALA JONDAL. Don your finest threads, glitzy Cala Jondal is next. Make like the Vengaboys at the island’s best beach club. (B,L)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Guided Tour of Alhambra ++ Madrid city driving tour ++ Swim the blue waters of Spain

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ + 14 breakfasts (B), 5 lunches (L), 4 dinners (D), 1 afternoon tea (AT) ++ 8 nights in hotels & 6 nights in an en-suite cabin (twin or double below deck) ++ Modern air-conditioned coach + motorised sailing yacht ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Skipper START MEET AT 2PM IN MADRID. FINISH APPROXIMATELY 12PM IN SAN ANTONIO.

DAY 13 CALA JONDAL TO CALA D’HORT. Check out Es Vedra - rumoured as one of the world’s most magnetic points, you’ll literally feel its beauty as we catch Ibizas’ best sunset from Cala D’Hort tonight. (B,L) DAY 14 CALA D’HORT TO SAN ANTONIO. Beach hop along the Ibizan coast and choose your fave. San Antonio next for one last rowdy night out. Hit up the West End before letting the sea rock you to sleep. (B,L) DAY 15 SAN ANTONIO. Say our goodbyes from San Antonio. Swap numbers and plan the next adventure. (B) This is a combination of the 8 day Pronto Fiesta and the 7 day Island Sunchaser trips. Please be aware that there will be change of crew throughout the trip. Passengers may also join or leave along the way.


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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Local guide in Dubrovnik ++ Visit the Old Town of Korcula START MEET AT 4PM IN BUDAPEST. FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN DUBROVNIK.

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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 14 breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L) 4 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights in an ensuite cabin (twin or double), 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double) ++ Modern air-conditioned coach + Croatian sailboat ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Local Captain & Crew

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++ Local guide in Dubrovnik ++ Visit UNESCO World Heritagelisted Plitvice Lakes National Park ++ Sail the scenic Croatian Coastline START MEET AT 11AM IN DUBROVNIK FINISH APPROXIMATELY 4PM IN BUDAPEST

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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 14 breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L) 3 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights in an en-suite cabin (twin or double), 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin or double below deck) ++ Modern air-conditioned coach + Croatian sailboat ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Local Captain + Crew

DAYS 1-2 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. (D) (B) DAYS 3-4 BUDAPEST TO BELGRADE, SERBIA. (B) (B)

DAY 1 DUBROVNIK TO MLJET, CROATIA. (L)

DAYS 5-6 BELGRADE TO SARAJEVO, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA. (B,D) (B)

DAY 2 MLJET TO MAKARSKA. (B,L,D)

DAYS 7-8 SARAJEVO TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA. (B,D) (B,L)

DAY 3 MAKARSKA TO SPLIT. (B,L)

DAY 9 DUBROVNIK TO MLJET. (B,L)

DAY 4 SPLIT TO HVAR. (B,L)

DAY 10 MLJET TO MAKARSKA. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 HVAR TO KORCULA. (B,L)

DAY 11 MAKARSKA TO SPLIT. (B,L)

DAY 6 KORCULA TO TRESTENIK. (B,L)

DAY 12 SPLIT TO HVAR. (B,L)

DAY 7-8 TRESTENIK TO DUBROVNIK. (B,L) (B)

DAY 13 HVAR TO KORCULA.(B,L)

DAYS 9-10 DUBROVNIK TO BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. (B,D) (B)

DAY 14 KORCULA TO TRESTENIK. (B,L)

DAY 11 BUDVA TO ZADAR, CROATIA. (B)

DAY 15 TRESTENIK TO DUBROVNIK. (B)

DAYS 12-14 ZADAR TO PLITVICE LAKES. (B,D) (B) (B) DAY 15 LJUBLJANA TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. (B)

This is a combination of the 8 day Balkan Trail and the 8 day Dubrovnik Dreams trips. Please be aware that there will be change of crew throughout the trip. Passengers may also join or leave along the way.

This is a combination of the 8 day Dubrovnik Dreams and the 8 day Balkan Blitz trips. Please be aware that there will be change of crew throughout the trip. Passengers may also join or leave along the way.

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GENERATOR HOSTEL, PARIS, FRANCE


Get the most out of your Topdeck trip, without breaking the bank. Enjoy modern, multi-share hostel rooms and bungalows with like-minded explorers, with plenty of hotel upgrades to boot. Our most social trip style, Hostel Plus is perfect for fun-seeking travellers who are looking for a taste of adventure.

DAYS | TRIP NAME

7 DAY | BOHEMIAN TRAIL 8 DAY | VODKA & CAVIAR 8 DAY | PORTUGAL SURFARI 9 DAY | TOWER TO TAPAS 9 DAY | BOULEVARDS TO BEACHES 9 DAY | WESTERN SPIRIT 9 DAY | NORTHERN SPRINT 10 DAY | SCANDI EXPRESS 10 DAY | EUROPEAN ESCAPE 10 DAY | TRAIL OF COLUMBUS 11 DAY | THE MED RUNNER 11 DAY | EUROPE EXPRESS 13 DAY | THE FRENCH CONNECTION 13 DAY | ROMAN CHARIOT 14 DAY | EASTERN EXPOSURE 14 DAY | EASTERN WANDERER 14 DAY | EUROPEAN W ONDER 14 DAY | IBERIAN COAST 15 DAY | EAST MEETS WEST 15 DAY | SCENIC SCANDI 15 DAY | CL ASSIC EUROPE 16 DAY | GAUDI & GLITZ 16 DAY | EASTERN EXPRESS 16 DAY | EASTERN SPIRIT 16 DAY | RUSSIAN REVEL ATIONS 17 DAY | THE GREAT EASTERN 17 DAY | EUROPEAN PATHWAY 17 DAY | THE COASTAL ROAM 19 DAY | EUROPEAN HORIZONS 20 DAY | EUROPEAN GETAWAY 20 DAY | ADRIATIC ADVENTURE 21 DAY | IBERIAN VOYAGER 21 DAY | EASTERN LINK 22 DAY | TIMELESS TRAIL 22 DAY | EASTERN ESCAPADES 22 DAY | NORTHERN EXPOSURE 23 DAY | RUSSIA SCANDI 24 DAY | EASTERN EXPLORE 24 DAY | ROAD TO ATHENS 24 DAY | SPIRIT OF EUROPE 25 DAY | SUMMER COMPASS 27 DAY | CLEOPATRA'S JEWEL 27 DAY | SUMMER FUN & SAILING 28 DAY | GRAND EUROPEAN 29 DAY | OCEANIC EMPIRES 30 DAY | EASTERN ADVENTURE 30 DAY | PHARAOH'S ESCAPE 35 DAY | IMPERIAL TRAIL 37 DAY | EUROPEAN PIONEER 37 DAY | RED STAR SPECIAL 49 DAY | MEGA EUROPEAN - EGYPT 49 DAY | MEGA EUROPEAN - GREECE

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WHAT ARE SECTORS? Sector trips offer you a great way to choose a departure city, set of experiences or journey length that best suits you. A Sector trip is part of a larger journey, meaning your new friends might continue on after you leave, or you might be joining a trip already in progress.

ACCOMMODATION HOSTELS/BUNGALOWS/HOTELS TRIP LENGTH 7-49 DAYS ROOM T YPES MULTI-SHARE


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1 STOP & STAY

LONDON

9

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ST PETERSBURG

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27

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration ++ Walking tour of Prague ++ Guided tour of Berlin START MEET AT 5PM IN PRAGUE. FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON.

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18

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24

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25

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31

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28

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12

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26

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9

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TRIP PRICE OF $830

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29

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5

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5

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12

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12

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19

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11

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11

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26

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31

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21

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

6 breakfasts (B), 3 dinners (D) 6 nights in hostels English Channel ferry crossing Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

++ Russian guide for 8 days through Russia ++ Visit to Lenin's tomb ++ Entrance to the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg ++ Metro & Kremlin tours in Moscow ++ Russian folklore show in St Petersburg

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 7 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L), 4 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights hotels ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver START MEET AT 6PM IN ST PETERSBURG FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN MOSCOW

DAY 1 ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA. (D) DAY 2 ST PETERSBURG. (B,D) DAY 3 ST PETERSBURG. (B) DAY 4 ST PETERSBURG TO NOVGOROD. (B,L,D) DAY 5 NOVGOROD TO MOSCOW. (B,L,D) DAY 6 MOSCOW. (B,D) DAY 7 MOSCOW. (B) DAY 8 MOSCOW. (B) This is a section of the 37 Day Red Star Special trip. See p.106 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $895

TRIP PRICE OF $1395 TRIP PRICE OF $1445

Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

STARTING FROM $119/DAY

FINISH

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19

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USD Per Person

S TA R T

JUL

TRIP PRICE OF $865

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26

MORE INCLUSIONS

This is a section of the 20 Day European Getaway trip. See p.76 or visit our website.

830

MEALS

TRIP CODE: EERSSM G

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DAYS 1-2 PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. (D) (B) DAYS 3-4 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. (B,D) (B) DAYS 5-6 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM. (B) (B,D) DAY 7 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. (B)

$

13

DAY STOP

TRIP CODE: EEFDPL S TA R T

MOSCOW

TRIP PRICE OF $1495

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

8 DAYS FROM

1395

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $175/DAY

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LISBON

13

MEALS

1

COUNTRY

WI-FI

PHOTO: ERICEIRA, PORTUGAL

LISBON

HOSTEL PLUS

8 DAY | P O R T U G A L S U R F A R I

1 STOP & STAY

DAY 2 LISBON TO LAGOS. Bye for now Lisbon and onwards to Lagos. Beaches galore - but first we tackle the cobbled backstreets. Top tip: look out for a handful of all-you-can-eat sushi places hiding in the streets of Lagos. We love local cuisine, but all-you-caneat? #winning (B) DAY 3 LAGOS. Beach and chill. Done. See how many of the 100 beaches in the area you can tick off before sunset (epic views included). (B) DAY 4 LAGOS TO ERICEIRA. Check into Ericeira, home to the only surfing reserve in Europe. Set up at the surf camp before we launch into all things mind, body and soul over the next few days. Some say the name Ericeira refers to sea urchins. Others say hedgehog. It may be lost in translation but no doubt deserves some exploring. (B,D) DAY 5 ERICEIRA. First time surfer? No stress. Kick off the day with an included lesson to get acquainted with the lingo, skills and then off you go. Later, take savasana with an included yoga class before dinner. (B,L,D) DAY 6 ERICEIRA. Learn to surf 101 continued. A new day means new skills to be mastered in our second class before we take on the pro-circuit (or not?). (B,L,D) DAY 7 ERICEIRA TO LISBON. Back to the heart and soul of Portugal, we meet again with Lisbon. Don’t forget to discover the true meaning of a seafood feast with the Lisboêtas. (B) DAY 8 LISBON. Quick debrief over breakfast, brag about your new found surfer #skills then say goodbye. Here, we wrap up and start planning the next adventure. (B)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Guided tour of Lisbon ++ Surf lessons ++ Yoga lesson

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

TRIP CODE: EEPSXX S TA R T

FINISH

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FINISH

22

APR

29

APR

8

JUL

15

JUL

13

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20

MAY

5

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12

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27

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3

JUN

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9

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10

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1

JUL

23

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30

SEP

7 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L), 4 dinners (D) 7 nights in hostels Modern air-conditioned coach Guided tours of all major cities Awesome Trip Leader

START MEET AT 4PM IN LISBON FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN LISBON

DAY STOP

TRIP PRICE OF $1095 TRIP PRICE OF $1270 TRIP PRICE OF $1450 G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room TRAVELLED WITH US BEFORE? AW, SHUCKS! DON'T FORGET TO SCORE 5% OFF YOUR NEXT TRIP!

8 DAYS FROM

1095

$

USD PER PERSON

All items listed within the Bucket list and More inclusions are included within the price of your trip. Other activities mentioned are optional (and so may cost extra) but too awesome to miss out.

STARTING FROM $ 137 / D AY

DAY 1 LISBON, PORTUGAL. Pocket a Portuguese tart and get to know your soon-to-be surfari mates. Get friendly with the capital city on foot and keep an eye out for all things Portuguese. (D)


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9 DAY | T O W E R T O T A P A S LONDON

MADRID

12

MEALS

2

9 DAY | B O U L E V A R D S T O B E A C H E S

COUNTRIES

LONDON

1 STOP & STAY

BARCELONA

15

MEALS

3

COUNTRIES

DAY STOP

TRIP CODE: EEEDLB S TA R T

1 STOP & STAY

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TRIP CODE: EESCLM S TA R T

FINISH

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15

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2

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10

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21

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29

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25

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23

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 8 breakfasts (B), 1 lunches (L), 3 dinners (D) ++ 2 nights in hotels & 6 nights in hostels ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE. (D) DAY 2 PARIS. (B) DAY 3 PARIS TO BORDEAUX. (B,L) DAY 4 BORDEAUX. (B) DAY 5 BORDEAUX TO SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN. (B,D) DAY 6 SAN SEBASTIAN. (B) DAY 7 SAN SEBASTIAN TO MADRID. (B,D) DAY 8 MADRID. (B) DAY 9 MADRID. (B) This is a section of the 25 Day Summer Compass trip. See p.92 or visit our website.

++ Paris city driving tour ++ Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower ++ Visit the Pont du Gard MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN BARCELONA START

This is a section of the 27 Day European Pioneer trip. See p.104 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $1230

TRIP PRICE OF $1140

TRIP PRICE OF $1255

TRIP PRICE OF $1180

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 8 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 4 dinners (D) ++ 6 nights in hostels & 2 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver On-Site Chef

DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). (D) DAY 2 PARIS. (B) DAYS 3-4 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. (B) (B,L,D) DAY 5 SWISS ALPS. (B,L,D) DAY 6 SWISS ALPS TO AVIGNON, FRANCE. (B,L) DAY 7 AVIGNON TO BARCELONA, SPAIN. (B,D) DAY 8 BARCELONA. (B) DAY 9 BARCELONA. (B)

TRIP PRICE OF $1095

STARTING FROM $122/DAY

G

FINISH

JUL

JUL

MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN MADRID

USD Per Person

G

S TA R T 19

AUG

START

1095

FINISH

14

13

++ Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower ++ Madrid city driving tour ++ Wine tasting in Bordeaux

$

S TA R T G

30

ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

9 DAYS FROM

FINISH

12

TRIP PRICE OF $1275

G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

9 DAYS FROM

1230

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $137/DAY

G

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ROME

15

MEALS

5

COUNTRIES

WI-FI

PHOTO: ROME, ITALY

LONDON

HOSTEL PLUS

9 DAY | W E S T E R N S P I R I T

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Traditional cabaret show in Paris ++ Jungfrau excursion in the Swiss Alps

1 STOP & STAY

DAY 2 PARIS. A free day for pastry hopping and exploration. Ogle at the views from the hills of Montmartre or window shop ‘til your heart’s content in the trendy Le Marais district. Then: experience the razzle dazzle of an optional cabaret show or view the city from the water on an optional Seine river cruise. (B) DAY 3 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. Set your cuckoo clock to mountain time as we head into the Swiss Alps. Think: storybook-like peaks, picturesque scenery and more Toblerone than you can poke...well, a Toblerone bar at. (B,L,D) DAY 4 SWISS ALPS. Wake up, refuel and initiate the world’s best snowball fight as you embark on an optional excursion to ‘The Top Of Europe’ aka the mighty Jungfrau. That, or muster up the courage to jump out of a plane (optional skydiving, anyone?). All before stuffing your pie hole with, All. The. Fondue. (B,L,D)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 8 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 4 dinners (D) ++ 5 nights in hostels & 3 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs START MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 12PM IN ROME

TRIP PRICE OF $1195

DAY 5 SWISS ALPS TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. Follow in Napoleon’s footsteps down to the glamorous French Riviera. (B,L) DAY 6 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. Roll out the red carpet and wear your best fake Rolex, it’s go time. Dodge the paparazzi on the promenade before we hit the casinos of Monaco tonight. It’s your time to shine. (B) DAY 7 FRENCH RIVIERA TO FLORENCE, ITALY. Indulge your senses at a French Riviera perfume factory, before rolling into Pisa for THAT photo. Next stop, Florence, which is Italian for ‘food coma’. Also: artsy stuff from Raphael, Michelangelo and Da Vinci. (B,D) DAY 8 FLORENCE TO ROME. Learn the art of leather making by the pros in Florence, before we head down to Rome for cappuccinos and ancient selfies. A comprehensive walking tour = all the greats in one hit. (B) DAY 9 ROME. Vatican City is first up with an optional visit to the Sistine Chapel. After that, the city is yours. Until next time, Topdeckers! (B)

Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower Paris city driving tour French Riviera perfumery experience Local guide in Florence

TRIP PRICE OF $1295 TRIP PRICE OF $1395 G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room TRAVELLED WITH US BEFORE? AW, SHUCKS! DON'T FORGET TO SCORE 5% OFF YOUR NEXT TRIP!

9 DAYS FROM

$

1195

USD PER PERSON

All items listed within the Bucket list and More inclusions are included within the price of your trip. Other activities mentioned are optional (and so may cost extra) but too awesome to miss out.

DAY STOP

TRIP CODE: EECELR S TA R T

FINISH

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28

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STARTING FROM $ 133 / D AY

DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). Oh, Paris. After a quick jump across the English Channel, we’ll hit the road for a tour of the City of Love. Oh, and did we mention the #epic picnic by the Eiffel Tower? Bon appetit. (D)


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9 DAY | N O R T H E R N S P R I N T ROME

LONDON

15

MEALS

4

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COUNTRIES

BERLIN

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice ++ Amsterdam city walking tour ++ Rome city walking tour START MEET AT 2PM IN ROME FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 8 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L), 5 dinners (D) ++ 5 nights in hostels, 3 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver On-Road Chef

FINISH

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DAY STOP

TRIP CODE: EESCRL S TA R T

OSLO

++ Welcome dinner in Berlin

START MEET AT 3PM IN BERLIN FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN OSLO

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 9 breakfasts (B), 4 lunches (L), 4 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights in hostels & 2 nights in cabins at campsites ++ All ferry crossings ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver On-Road Chef

DAY 1 ROME. (D) DAYS 2-3 ROME TO VENICE. (B,D) (B,D) DAYS 4-5 VENICE TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. (B,L,D) (B,L) DAY 6 SWISS ALPS TO LUXEMBOURG CITY, LUXEMBOURG. (B) DAYS 7-8 LUXEMBOURG CITY TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. (B) (B,D) DAY 9 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. (B)

DAYS 1-2 BERLIN, GERMANY. (D) (B) DAYS 3-4 BERLIN TO COPENHAGEN, DENMARK. (B,L,D) (B) DAYS 5-7 COPENHAGEN TO STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. (B,L,D) (B) (B) DAYS 8-9 STOCKHOLM TO OSLO, NORWAY. (B,L,D) (B,L) DAY 10 OSLO. (B)

This is a section of the 25 Day Summer Compass trip. See p.92 or visit our website.

This is a section of the 37 Day Red Star Special trip. See p.106 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $1125

TRIP PRICE OF $1150

TRIP PRICE OF $1160

TRIP PRICE OF $1225

TRIP PRICE OF $1195

TRIP PRICE OF $1295

G = Guaranteed Departure

G = Guaranteed Departure

Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

9 DAYS FROM

1125

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $125/DAY

10 DAYS FROM

1150

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $115/DAY

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LONDON

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4

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LISBON

BARCELONA

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam ++ Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration ++ Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice ++ Visit former concentration camp Dachau START MEET AT 6PM IN VENICE FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 9 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L), 5 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights in hostels & 2 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver On-Site Chef

DAYS 1-2 VENICE, ITALY. (D) (B,D) DAY 3 VENICE TO MUNICH, GERMANY. (B,L) DAYS 4 MUNICH TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. (B,D) DAY 5 PRAGUE. (B) DAY 6 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. (B,D) DAY 7 BERLIN. (B) DAYS 8-9 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. (B) (B,D) DAY 10 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. (B)

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++ Port winery tour & tasting ++ Visit UNESCO Heritage listed city Porto ++ Farewell dinner in Barcelona START MEET AT 6PM IN LISBON FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN BARCELONA

TRIP PRICE OF $1120 TRIP PRICE OF $1185

G = Guaranteed Departure

TRIP PRICE OF $1270

Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

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TRIP PRICE OF $1195

10 DAYS FROM

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $113/DAY

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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 9 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) ++ 9 nights in hostels ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver On-Road Chef

This is a section of the 21 Day Iberian Voyager trip. See p.80 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $1130

Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

FINISH

AUG

DAY 1 LISBON, PORTUGAL. (D) DAY 2 LISBON. (B) DAY 3 LISBON TO PORTO. (B,D) DAY 4 PORTO. (B) DAY 5 PORTO TO MADRID, SPAIN. (B) DAY 6 MADRID. (B) DAY 7 MADRID TO SAN SEBASTIAN. (B,D) DAY 8 SAN SEBASTIAN. (B) DAY 9 SAN SEBASTIAN TO BARCELONA. (B,D) DAY 10 BARCELONA. (B)

This is a section of the 27 Day Summer Fun & Sailing trip. See p.96 or visit our website.

G = Guaranteed Departure  O = oktoberfest

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10 DAYS FROM

1120

$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $112/DAY

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11 DAY | T H E M E D R U N N E R ROME

13

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PHOTO: BARCELONA, SPAIN

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TRIP PRICE OF $1270 TRIP PRICE OF $1295 TRIP PRICE OF $1310 G = Guaranteed Departure Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room TRAVELLED WITH US BEFORE? AW, SHUCKS! DON'T FORGET TO SCORE 5% OFF YOUR NEXT TRIP!

11 DAYS FROM

$

1270

USD PER PERSON

STARTING FROM $ 116 / D AY

All items listed within the Bucket list and More inclusions are included within the price of your trip. Other activities mentioned are optional (and so may cost extra) but too awesome to miss out.

DAY 1 MADRID. Shake hands with Madrid and meet your group this evening. Take a siesta if needed you're on Madrid time and the Spaniards love a late night sesh. (D) DAY 2 MADRID. Slurp a cup of café con leche from the Plaza Major while you hot foot it around trendy Madrid. Navigate the gothic backstreets and spot some groovy Spaniards. When you’re done for the day, kick back in the Botanical Gardens. (B) DAY 3 MADRID TO VALENCIA. We leave Madrid, and sample some Modernista architecture in Valencia and local dishes. Speaking of which, the Spaniards have battled the right to paella ownership for years between regions. Tensions are high, but the dish is ah-mazing. (B) DAY 4 VALENCIA TO BARCELONA. Sangria-it-up and find your flamenco feet with an optional show in Barcelona. Next, we let loose into the city. Shall we dance? (B,D) DAY 5 BARCELONA. Check in with Antonio Gaudi and run around Barca in search of Park Güell or the La Sagrada Familia. At night, get friendly with La Ramblas. Listen out for the sounds of the Spanish guitar floating through the streets. (B) DAY 6 BARCELONA TO MARSEILLE, FRANCE. Oh hey Marseille! Back at it again with the French border. Get your bearings with an included walking tour. (B) DAY 7 MARSEILLE. It’s maritime heaven in the Vieux Port - mast-to-mast with yachts for the sailing fans out there. Keep an eye out for that famous striped Cathédrale de la Major. (B) DAY 8 MARSEILLE TO FLORENCE, ITALY. Time to see that famous leaning tower en route to Florence. Lean on each other and snap a tourist-y shot. (B,D) DAY 9 FLORENCE. Rumour has it, there’s a nude dude in the centre of town - the one and only Michaelangelo’s David. Grab a gelato and say hey. (B) DAY 10 FLORENCE TO ROME. Enter Rome and prepare yourself for the ultimate walking tour. Cue major sights to be ticked on the bucket list. Here, it’s

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Local guide in Florence ++ Visit to Pont du Gard

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 10 breakfasts (B), 3 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights in hostels & 3 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Flamenco show in Barcelona START MEET AT 6PM IN MADRID FINISH APPROXIMATELY 12PM IN ROME

all about the on-foot and getting-lost vibes. Top tip: Trastevere. Just go. (B)

DAYS 11 ROME. It’s time to say goodbye. Ciao for now and down that last espresso. (B) This is a section of the 25 Day Summer Compass. See pg.92 or visit our website.


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PHOTO: VENICE, ITALY

LONDON

HOSTEL PLUS

11 DAY | E U R O P E E X P R E S S

DAY 2 PARIS. You know that big list you have? Today you’ll be ticking like nobody’s business. Hang out with the local creatives along the Seine, visit the Notre Dame, or wander down the Champs-Élysées. Tonight, we’ll finish with an optional cabaret show in the Latin quarter. (B) DAY 3 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. Plaster your face (and camera) to the window and enjoy the nature slideshow as we make our way into Switzerland. (B,L,D) DAY 4 SWISS ALPS. Don’t miss the summit of Jungfrau mountain today – home of Europe’s highest rail station (and epic views). (B,L) DAY 5 SWISS ALPS TO VENICE, ITALY. To Venice, an engineering masterpiece made up of 118 small islands linked together by a series of bridges. (B,D) DAY 6 VENICE. There are two ways to really see Venice and today we'll do both. Check out Accademia Bridge and St Mark’s Square on foot and finish off with a vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal. Also: today is the day you could tick that gondola ride off your bucket list. (B,D) DAY 7 VENICE TO MUNICH, GERMANY. This is the home of Oktoberfest so you know what to do. Grab a stein and a traditional pork knuckle at one of Munich’s famous beer halls. Prost! (B,L) DAY 8 MUNICH TO RHINE VALLEY. Sober reflection to start the day as we visit Dachau. Time for medieval castles, vineyards and majestic views in the Rhine Valley. (B,D) DAY 9 RHINE VALLEY TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Artsy-as Amsterdam beckons with its funky coffee shops, busy canals and millions of bicycles. Expect windmills, tulips, cheese and clogs. (B) DAY 10 AMSTERDAM. Hit the streets like a local exploring the city by bike then dance to the beat of

11 STOP STOP && STAY STAY

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Paris city driving tour Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower Stay in the Rhine Valley castle region Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam Visit former concentration camp Dachau

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 10 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 6 dinners (D) ++ 6 nights in hostels & 4 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ English Channel crossings ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Skydiving in the Swiss Alps ++ Rhine Valley river cruise START MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

DAY DAY STOP STOP

TRIP CODE: EENDLL S TA R T

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14

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24

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5

MAY

15

MAY

19

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29

2

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TRIP PRICE OF $1395 TRIP PRICE OF $1495 TRIP PRICE OF $1535 G = Guaranteed Departure  O = oktoberfest Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room TRAVELLED WITH US BEFORE? AW, SHUCKS! DON'T FORGET TO SCORE 5% OFF YOUR NEXT TRIP!

11 DAYS FROM

1395

$

your own drum for the rest of the day. Cue sad faces tonight as we round up with a farewell dinner canal cruise. (B,D)

USD PER PERSON

DAY 11 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Back to London today, so swap contacts with your new BFFs before we drop you off in the evening. (B)

All items listed within the Bucket list and More inclusions are included within the price of your trip. Other activities mentioned are optional (and so may cost extra) but too awesome to miss out.

STARTING FROM $ 127 / D AY

DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). Cross the English Channel on our way to Pah-ree to kick things off with a tour of the city, before our #epic picnic by the Eiffel Tower. (D)


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13 DAY | T H E F R E N C H C O N N E C T I O N LONDON

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED) ++ Paris city driving tour ++ Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower ++ Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN VENICE START

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This is a section of the 20 Day European Getaway trip. See p.76 or visit our website.

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++ Paris city driving tour ++ Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower ++ Local guide in Florence ++ Visit the Pont du Gard MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN ROME START

MORE INCLUSIONS

DAYS 1-2 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). (D) (B) DAYS 3-4 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. (B,L,D) (B,L,D) DAY 5 SWISS ALPS TO AVIGNON, FRANCE. (B,L) DAYS 6-7 AVIGNON TO BARCELONA, SPAIN. (B,D) (B) DAYS 8-9 BARCELONA TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. (B) (B) DAYS 10-11 FRENCH RIVIERA TO FLORENCE, ITALY. (B,D) (B) DAY 12 FLORENCE TO ROME. (B) DAY 13 ROME. (B)

TRIP PRICE OF $1695

TRIP PRICE OF $1695

TRIP PRICE OF $1795

TRIP PRICE OF $1790

G = Guaranteed Departure

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$

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $124/DAY

G

++ 12 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 5 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights in hostels & 5 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs

This is a section of the 28 Day Grand European trip. See p.98 or visit our website.

13 DAYS FROM

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TRIP PRICE OF $1610

Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 12 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L), 6 dinners (D) ++ 2 nights in hotels, 4 nights in hostels & 6 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ English Channel ferry crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAYS 1-2 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE. (D) (B) DAYS 3-4 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. (B,L,D) (B,L) DAY 5 SWISS ALPS TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. (B) DAY 6 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. (B) DAYS 7-8 FRENCH RIVIERA TO FLORENCE, ITALY. (B,D) (B) DAY 9 FLORENCE TO ROME. (B,D) DAY 10 ROME INCLUDING VATICAN CITY VISIT. (B) DAY 11-13 ROME TO VENICE. (B,D) (B,D) (B)

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13 DAYS FROM

1695

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USD Per Person

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++ Local guide in Dubrovnik ++ Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration ++ Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam ++ Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen

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++ Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice ++ Pag Island getaway ++ Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen ++ Visit Lake Bled in Slovenia START MEET AT 2PM IN ROME FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN BERLIN

This is a section of the 28 Day Grand European trip. See p.98 or visit our website.

TRIP PRICE OF $1720

TRIP PRICE OF $1620

TRIP PRICE OF $1790

14 DAYS FROM

USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $109/DAY

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 13 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 7 dinners (D) ++ 8 nights in hostels, 3 nights in bungalows at European campsites & 2 nights in an Austrian Gasthof ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chef

DAY 1 ROME, ITALY. (D) DAYS 2-3 ROME TO VENICE. (B,D) (B,D) DAYS 4-6 VENICE TO PAG ISLAND, CROATIA, VIA POSTOJNA CAVES, SLOVENIA. (B,L,D) (B) (B) DAY 7 PAG ISLAND TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. (B) DAYS 8-9 LJUBLJANA TO AUSTRIAN ALPS, AUSTRIA. (B,D) (B,L) DAYS 10-11 AUSTRIAN ALPS TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. (B,L,D) (B) DAYS 12-13 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. (B,D) (B) DAY 14 BERLIN. (B)

TRIP PRICE OF $1650

Price based on USD Per Person multi-share: usually 2-6 per room

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TRIP PRICE OF $1720

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This is a section of the 37 Day European Pioneer trip. See p.104 or visit our website.

G = Guaranteed Departure

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ON THE BUCKET LIST (INCLUDED)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 13 breakfasts (B), 5 dinners (D) ++ 3 nights hotel upgrade & 10 nights in hostels ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

START MEET AT 6PM IN DUBROVNIK FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

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14 DAYS FROM

1650

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USD Per Person

STARTING FROM $118/DAY

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PHOTO: SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND

LONDON

1 STOP & STAY

DAY STOP DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). Bonjour! Kick things off with a city tour and an #epic picnic by the Eiffel Tower. (D)

TRIP CODE: EEEWLL S TA R T

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DAY 3 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. Practice your yodeling today as we head to our alpine valley getaway at the foot of Jungfrau mountain. (B,L,D) DAY 4 SWISS ALPS. Lauterbrunnen means “many springs” and after you finish counting the waterfalls you’ll have an idea why. Head to Europe’s highest railway station or hit the mountain bike trails today. (B,L,D) DAY 5 SWISS ALPS TO FLORENCE, ITALY. Grab THAT shot at the Leaning Tower of Pisa then straight off to Tuscany to eat, sleep, repeat in the foodie capital of the world. (B,L,D) DAY 6 FLORENCE TO ROME. This city is more than food, wine and gluttony, it’s also home to a third of the world’s art treasures. See it all with a local guide. Then to Rome to work off those calories on a walking tour. (B,D)

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DAY 2 PARIS. Start your day with the usual suspects: The Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Champs Élysées and Notre Dame Cathedral. Then grab a café au lait or a glass of red and just watch the world go by. (B)

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DAY 9 VENICE. There are about 400 gondoliers in Venice so chances are you’ll find one with a good singing voice. Explore the nooks and crannies of this city maze on foot then jump on a vaporetto and cruise around the canals. (B,D) DAY 10 VENICE TO MUNICH, GERMANY. It's time to get to know the city where beer is officially considered a food. Welcome to Munich! (B,L)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Paris city driving tour Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 13 breakfasts (B), 4 lunches (L), 8 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights in hostels & 6 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ English Channel crossings ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Gondola ride on the Grand Canal, Venice ++ Skydive in the Swiss Alps START MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

DAY 11 MUNICH TO BERLIN. Today we’ll hit uber-cool Berlin and set off on a driving tour before learning of the city’s underground art scene on an optional alternative and nightlife tour. (B) DAY 12 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Amster-DAM it's going to be a good day! Start dreaming of cheese, clogs and cheeky cafe stops as we roll through tulip and windmill dotted fields. (B) DAY 13 AMSTERDAM. Europeans know how to make bike-friendly cities. Lose yourself among the canals, do the artsy stuff or head to Anne Frank’s house via the local flower market. You can do no wrong. (B,D) DAY 14 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Head back to London for hugs and sad goodbyes. (B)


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MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 13 breakfasts (B), 6 dinners (D) ++ 4 nights in hotels & 9 nights in hostels ++ Strait of Gibraltar ferry crossings ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

++ Guided tour of former concentration camp AuschwitzBirkenau ++ Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam START MEET AT 6PM IN BUDAPEST FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

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MORE INCLUSIONS 14 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D) 14 nights in hostels All ferry crossings Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver ++ ++ ++ ++

This is a section of the 49 Day Mega European trip. See p.110 or visit our website.

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DAY 1-2 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. (D) (B) DAY 3 BUDAPEST TO VIENNA, AUSTRIA VIA BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA. (B) DAYS 4-5 VIENNA TO KRAKOW, POLAND. (B) (B) DAYS 6-7 KRAKOW TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. (B,D) (B) DAYS 8-9 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. (B,D) (B) DAYS 10-11 BERLIN TO COPENHAGEN, DENMARK. (B) (B) DAY 12 COPENHAGEN TO HAMBURG, GERMANY. (B) DAY 13 HAMBURG TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. (B) DAYS 14- 15 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. (B,D) (B)

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DAY 1 BARCELONA, SPAIN. (D) DAY 2 BARCELONA TO VALENCIA. (B,D) DAY 3 VALENCIA. (B) DAYS 4-5 VALENCIA TO GRANADA. (B) (B) DAY 6 GRANADA TO ASILAH, MOROCCO. (B,D) DAY 7 ASILAH TO FES. (B,D) DAYS 8-9 FES. (B) (B) DAYS 10-11 FES TO SEVILLE, SPAIN. (B,D) (B) DAY 12 SEVILLE TO LISBON, PORTUGAL. (B,D) DAYS 13-14 LISBON. (B) (B)

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DAYS 1-2 OSLO, NORWAY. We're not sure, but we think Norway is the only country in the world to have awarded a knighthood to a penguin. How hard can it be? Meet the crew for dinner and the chance to share travel tales. (D) (B,L) DAYS 3-4 OSLO TO ANDALSNES. Today we’re off to Lillehammer, home of the 1994 Winter Olympics, where you can have your own Cool Runnings moment as you hurtle down the bobsled track. Next: escape to the quaint town Åndalsnes. (B,L,D) (B,L,D) DAY 5 ANDALSNES TO STEINKJER. Chase the sun to Trondheim, the religious capital of Norway. Repent your sins. Next stop is Hell. Yes, really. Only this one is usually frozen over. But really, temps can dip down to -25°C #brrr. After snapping up some photographic proof, we're off to Steinkjer for the night. (B,L,D)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++

Geiranger Fjord cruise Polar plunge & wood fired sauna in Skibotn Cross the Arctic Circle Visit Santa’s workshop in Rovaniemi, Finland

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 14 breakfasts (B), 12 lunches (L), 12 dinners (D) ++ 3 nights in hostels & 11 nights in cabins at campsites ++ Ferry crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs

DAY 6 STEINKJER TO BJERKA. Another day, another Snapchat-worthy scenery. Next up: Bjerka. (B,L,D)

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DAY 7 BJERKA TO TYSFJORD. Tysfjord for the night to experience the narrowest point in Norway. (B,L,D)

++ Lillehammer Bobsled Track in Andalsnes ++ Svartisen Glacier

DAY 8 TYSFJORD TO SKIBOTN. A chance to check out Svartisen—the second largest glacier in Norway— before we cross the Arctic Circle. Polar ice baths and wood-fired saunas build character. (B,L,D)

START MEET AT 6PM IN OSLO FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN TALLINN

DAYS 9-10 SKIBOTN TO OLDERFJORD. Midnight sun (seasonal), reindeer and moose ahead. Also the chance to see the top of the world in Nordkapp. (B,L,D) (B,L,D)

DAY 11 OLDERFJORD TO ROVANIEMI, FINLAND. Sing jingle bells as we make our way to Rovaniemi, the home of Santa Claus. Then on to the lakeside town of Jyvaskyla to find out why they call it the Athens of Finland. (B,L,D) DAY 12 ROVANIEMI TO JYVASKYLA. Next up: Jyvaskyla and a visit to the Alvar Aalto museum. (B,L,D) DAY 13 JYVASKYLA TO HELSINKI. A short trip south to the Finnish capital, Helsinki. Kick back and let us show you the highlights of this funky town. (B,L)

DAY 14 HELSINKI TO TALLINN, ESTONIA. More fairy tale magic as we hop across to Tallinn with its old city walls and medieval buildings. A walking tour will show you the highlights before we hand you over to the city. (B,D) DAY 15 TALLINN. Sad farewells as we defect after breakfast. Round two, anyone? (B) This is a section of the 37 Day Red Star Special trip. See p.106 or visit our website.


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DAY 2 PARIS. Shop until you drop at Champs-Élysées then finish off with an optional cabaret show for a #perfectday. (B) DAY 3 PARIS TO BORDEAUX. If you haven’t gone fromage crazy just yet, grab a few wheels before we go and bid au revoir to Paree. Enter beautiful Bordeaux today. (B,L) DAY 4 BORDEAUX TO BARCELONA. Enter Barcelona where tapas and sangria rule. (B,D) DAY 5 BARCELONA NEXT UP, ROWDY GAUDI. Free day today to tick off Park Güell or the La Sagrada Familia. At night, rumble with the La Ramblas. (B) DAY 6 BARCELONA TO FRENCH RIVIERA BYE BYE, BARCA. Hello, to the turquoise waters and lush stylings of the French Riv. (B) DAY 7 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. Picture life in the fast lane as we cruise through dazzling Monaco (ticking off another country in the process). Glitzy and glam? You bet your fur coat it is. DAY 8 FRENCH RIVIERA TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. Roll up and out of the Riviera and onwards to the Alps. Aim, high and think epic peaks. (B,D)

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French Riviera perfumery experience Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower Visit the Pont du Gard Paris city driving tour Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice Stay at a resort in Tuscany Italian feast in the Tuscan hills Local guide in Florence

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 14 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 6 dinners (D) ++ 1 night in a hotel, 8 nights in hostels & 5 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Sky diving in the Swiss Alps ++ Flamenco show in Barcelona START MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 12PM IN ROME

DAY 9 SWISS ALPS SCENIC HIKES AND JAWDROPPING VIEWS ARE ON TODAY'S AGENDA. (B,L)

DAY 13 FLORENCE. Our local Italian guide reveals the sights of Florence before we let you loose to eat your heart out. (B)

DAY 10 SWISS ALPS TO VENICE, ITALY. Stop off in Verona to view Juliet’s balcony before arriving in the city of canals. (B,D)

DAY 14 FLORENCE TO ROME. On to Rome via Orvieto for an amazing walking tour. (B)

DAY 11 VENICE. A vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal and a walking tour unveils the treasures of St Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge. (B,D) DAY 12 VENICE TO FLORENCE. A must-do stop at the Leaning Tower of Pisa before arriving in Florence. (B,L,D)

DAY 15 ROME. Our trip ends after an optional visit to the Vatican City. (B) This is a section of the 49 Day Mega European trip. See p.110 or visit our website.

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DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). They call it Pah-ree, we call it love at first sight. First up: a city driving tour and included Eiffel Tower picnic. (D)


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DAYS 2-3 BARCELONA TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. Get that selfie stick out as we roll on north along the coast to rub shoulders with the rich and famous at the world's most lavish waterfront property, aka the French Riviera. (B) (B) DAY 4 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. Roll out the red carpet and wear your best fake Rolex, it’s go time. Dodge the paparazzi on the promenade before we hit the casinos of Monaco tonight. It’s your time to shine. (B,D) DAY 5 FRENCH RIVIERA TO VENICE, ITALY. Leave a love letter to your boo at Juliet’s balcony in Verona, before we move onto the #epic floating city. Yep, we’re talking Venice. (B,D) DAY 6 VENICE. Get acquainted with Venice’s best on a walking tour, before taking to the canals on a optional gondola ride. Corny smooching encouraged. (B,D) DAY 7 VENICE TO FLORENCE. Take THAT shot at the Leaning Tower of Pisa today before trucking on to the Tuscan hills outside Florence to eat, sleep, repeat in the foodie capital of the world. (B,L,D) DAYS 8-9 FLORENCE TO ROME. Onwards to Rome. 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. (B,D) (B) DAYS 10-11 ROME TO ATHENS, GREECE. Back on land after an overnight ferry trip, stretch your legs and explore the cradle of civilization on a guided tour. Cue jaw drop at the Acropolis and Parthenon then grab some yiros or hit the sack. (B) (B,D) DAYS 12-14 ATHENS TO MYKONOS. Ferry over to Mykonos (aka 'that-island-with-the-cute-windmills' for two nights of tropical bliss. Epic beaches, sinfully good

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++

Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice Local guide in Florence French Riviera perfumery experience Sun, sea & party on Mykonos

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 15 breakfasts (B), 1 lunches (L), 6 dinners (D) ++ 2 nights in hotels, 5 nights in hostels, 4 nights in bungalows at European campsites, 3 nights in canvas cabins, & 1 night in cabins on overnight ferry ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Gondola ride in Venice ++ Vatican City tour in Rome START MEET AT 6PM IN BARCELONA FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN ATHENS

local restaurants and a bustling nightlife, what's not to love? #sorrynotsorry. (B,D) (B) (B)

DAY 15 MYKONOS TO ATHENS. Make your way back to Athens with a heavy heart (or a hearty headache) for a much needed early night. You'll get your bearings on a guided driving tour before checking in. (B) DAY 16 ATHENS. Share a last kleftiko with your new BFFs. Our trip ends after breakfast. (B) This is a section of the 37 Day European Pioneer trip. See p.104 or visit our website.


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DAYS 2-3 ROME TO VENICE. Say buongiorno to Venice from across the lagoon as we check into our accommodation, have an Eat Pray Love-worthy relationship with an irresistible Italian (meal) and get pumped for living out your own version of The Italian Job tomorrow. (B,D) (B,D) DAYS 4-6 VENICE TO PAG ISLAND, CROATIA VIA POSTOJNA CAVES, SLOVENIA. Check out Postojna Caves and cast your eye out for stalagmites on the way to one of Croatia's coolest today. Set your watch to island time. (B,L,D) (B) (B) DAY 7 PAG ISLAND TO LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. Shoot one last longing look at Pag before arriving in Ljubljana (lyoob-lya-nah) – capital of Slovenia. (B) DAYS 8-9 LJUBLJANA TO AUSTRIAN ALPS, AUSTRIA. Lake Bled is one of those names that keep popping up in all those lists of amazing places; find out why as we climb the Austrian Alps to the Sound of Music. Take in the mountain air by foot, bike or goat (if you can get them to stand still long enough). With all the canyoning or mountain biking potential in these mountains, dinner will be calorie neutral. (B,D) (B,L)

DAYS 10-11 AUSTRIAN ALPS TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Begin the day with a sobering visit to the former concentration camp Mauthausen. Then: onto Prague to fuel up on trdelník (pastry deliciousness) before a walking tour amongst the spires and cobblestone streets. (B,L,D) (B) DAYS 12-13 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. Get acquainted with 800 year-old Dresden, before making your beard all the more ironic in Berlin. Currywurst, anyone? (B,D) (B) DAYS 14-15 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Cheese lovers, rejoice. Your next stop is a local Dutch farm to see how cheddar (and

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Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice Pag island getaway Visit Lake Bled in Slovenia Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 15 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 8 dinners (D) ++ 10 nights in hostels, 3 nights in bungalows at campsites & 2 nights in an Austrian Gasthof ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs

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START MEET AT 2PM IN ROME FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

clogs) gets made. Next: Amsterdam for mayo-dipped fries and dazzling red lights. (B) (B,D)

DAY 16 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Love and leave Amsterdam this morning as we ferry back to London. (B) This is a section of the 28 Day Grand European trip. See p.98 or visit our website.

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TOP OPTIONALS ++ Postojna Caves in Slovenia ++ Beer tasting in Prague

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DAY 1 ROME, ITALY. Meet your Trip Leader and step back to 753 BC in one of the world's oldest open-air museums on a walking tour and give that bucket list a workout. (D)


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DAYS 2-3 ROME TO VENICE. To Venice via Verona to check out the home of Romeo and Juliet. Tick off the sights then head out to explore the canals. (B,D) (B,D) DAYS 4-5 VENICE TO VIENNA, AUSTRIA. Stunning scenery out the window today as we cross the border from Italy to Austria. Our destination is Vienna, known for its famous musicians, grand coffee houses and, of course, apple strudel. Yum. (B,L) (B) DAYS 6-7 VIENNA TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY VIA BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA. Via Bratislava to the twin cities of Buda and Pest. (B) (B) DAYS 8-9 BUDAPEST TO KRAKOW, POLAND. A second day to explore Budapest. Then on to Krakow with a sobering visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau en route. (B) (B) DAYS 10-11 KRAKOW TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Explore the buzzing Kazimierz district in Krakow, before we roll onto your call. Next stop: Prague. (B,D) (B) DAYS 12-13 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. A stop at historic Dresden before we jet off to funky Berlin. (B,D) (B)

DAYS 14-15 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Amsterdam is a bit like a liberal Venice with bicycles and a world-famous Red Light District. Check out Anne Frank’s house, grab some herring and soak up the night vibes. You’ll be back. (B) (B,D)

DAY 16 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Love and leave Amsterdam this morning as we head back to London. (B) This is a section of the 24 Day Spirit of Europe trip. See p.90 or visit our website.

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice ++ Guided tour of former concentration camp Auschwitz-­Birkenau ++ Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration ++ Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 15 breakfasts (B), 1 lunches (L), 6 dinners (D) ++ 12 nights in hostels & 3 nights in bungalows at European campsites ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-­conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Gondola ride in Venice ++ Viennese Chamber Orchestra START MEET AT 2PM IN ROME FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN PRAGUE


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DAYS 2-4 TALLINN TO ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA. Early start to the land of 11 time zones and an epic history. Luckily, we have a local guide to start us off on the right foot. (B,L,D) (B) (B) DAY 5 ST PETERSBURG TO NOVGOROD. Travel day through the Russian countryside to the World Heritage listed city Novgorod, get your bearings on a walking tour and then chase it all down with some Medovukha, the Russian version of mead. (B,L,D) DAYS 6-8 NOVGOROD TO MOSCOW. Drivebys include former communist farmland and the birthplace of Tchaikovsky's greatest symphonies. Afternoon rendezvous with Moscow. (B,L,D) (B) (B) DAY 9 MOSCOW TO VELIKIYE LUKI. Bid farewell to Moscow. Next stop: Velikiye Luki. (B,L,D) DAYS 10-11 VELIKIYE LUKI TO RIGA, LATVIA. Cross the border into Latvia. Riga's up next, another World Heritage star in an already star-studded Baltic line-up. Our recommendation? Get quaint in the Old Town district. (B,D) (B) DAY 12 RIGA TO VILNIUS, LITHUANIA. Next stop on the Baltic boulevard of fame is Lithuania's Vilnius. Home to Europe’s largest baroque old town and the world's only statue of Frank Zappa. Why? No idea. But let us know if you find it. (B) DAYS 13-14 VILNIUS TO WARSAW, POLAND. Warsaw next. Steeped in history, but a far cry from its war-torn past. Also: an old town so fine, it's World Heritage listed. (B,D) (B) DAYS 15-16 WARSAW TO BERLIN, GERMANY. Our final leg brings us to Berlin. Explore the uber-cool city on your own terms, and exchange teary goodbyes over an included dinner. Auf Wiedersehen is hard enough to say in English, so book another trip so you can don your lederhosen once again. (B,D) (B)

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ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Local city guides in St Petersburg, Novgorod & Moscow ++ Local guide for 8 days through Russia ++ Entrance to the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg ++ Tour of the Moscow Kremlin

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DAY 1 TALLINN, ESTONIA. A walking tour of the medieval highlights of this Baltic capital kicks things off, before we hand you over a pass to the city. (D)


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DAY STOP DAY 1 ATHENS, GREECE. Get to know the wolfpack tonight over a big, fat, Greek dinner. (D)

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DAY 6 ATHENS TO METEORA. North to Meteora to explore a complex of clifftop monasteries dating back to the 14th century. (B,D) DAY 7 METEORA TO TIRANA, ALBANIA. Funky facades make for a fresh selfie backdrop in this low key city. (B,D) DAYS 8-9 TIRANA TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA VIA BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. Hum the Game of Thrones theme today as we head to Dubrovnik, the real life version of King’s Landing. (B,D) (B)

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DAY 11 SARAJEVO TO BELGRADE, SERBIA. Next stop Belgrade for a history tour. Must-do: old town. (B)

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DAY 5 MYKONOS TO ATHENS. Return ferry transfer to Athens. (B)

DAY 10 DUBROVNIK TO SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA. On to Sarajevo, a city that is still shaking off its tragic past. (B,D)

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DAYS 12-13 BELGRADE TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. We spend the next two nights near the mighty Danube in Budapest. Don’t miss the hot springs. (B) (B) DAY 14 BUDAPEST TO VIENNA, AUSTRIA. On to charming Vienna, home of Strauss, coffee and apple strudel. (B) DAYS 15-16 VIENNA TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Tick off the big sights on a walking tour before we leave you to a day of street food, quirky museums and bar hopping. (B,D) (B) DAY 17 PRAGUE. Our trip ends after breakfast. (B) This is a section of the 37 Day European Pioneer trip. See p.104 or visit our website.

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Sun, sea & party on Mykonos Visit a monastery in Meteora Local guides in Tirana & Dubrovnik Visit the Srebrenica Memorial Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 16 breakfasts (B), 7 dinners (D) ++ 7 nights in hotels, 6 nights in hostels & 3 nights in canvas cabins ++ Modern air­-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

TOP OPTIONALS ++ Viennese Chamber Orchestra ++ Sea kayaking in Dubrovnik START MEET AT 6PM IN ATHENS FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9AM IN PRAGUE


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DAY 2 PARIS. You’ll have the entire day to eat and explore before wrapping up with an optional river cruise or cabaret show. (B) DAY 3 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. We’re off to the alps with a drive worthy of the Tour de France. Stay in Lauterbrunnen, a tiny village that inspired Tolkien’s elvish world of Rivendell. (B,L,D) DAY 4 SWISS ALPS. Jump on an optional ride to the top of the spectacular Jungfrau mountain for some #epicviews. (B,L,D) DAY 5 SWISS ALPS TO FLORENCE, ITALY. Head south to Italy’s foodie/renaissance art capital. The tomatoes here have quite the reputation. Then again so does the art, the wine and the food. (B,L) DAY 6 FLORENCE TO ROME. Lots to see today: the Spanish Steps, Pantheon, the ancient Roman Forum, the Colosseum and...phew. (B,D) DAY 7 ROME. Visit the optional Vatican Sistine Chapel or let the city’s winding alleys lead the way. (B) DAY 8 ROME TO VENICE. Our final destination today goes by many names: Queen of the Adriatic, City of Canals and the City of Bridges. We call it awesome. (B,D) DAY 9 VENICE. Today we’ve got the vaporetto lined up and will show you the ropes. Don’t miss the magic duo of bubbly and peach (this city’s home to the Bellini). (B,D)

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Local guide in Florence Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam Paris city driving tour Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower

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++ Traditional cabaret in Paris ++ Jungfrau excursion in the Swiss Alps START MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON (OR 5PM IN PARIS) FINISH APPROXIMATELY 9PM IN LONDON

DAY 13 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. Stop in 800-year-old Dresden on the way to the German capital. Cue brilliant food, history, and nightclubs without the velvet rope nonsense. (B,D) DAY 14 BERLIN. Start your day with an optional history lesson at the Berlin Wall. (B) DAY 15 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Get excited as we head to a city with more contrasts than you can shake a herring at. (B)

DAY 11 MUNICH TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Arrive in Prague to explore a city that offers way more than the obvious. (B,D)

DAY 16 AMSTERDAM. Grab some frites and mayo, check out the Red Light District or hit the museums. (B,D) DAY 17 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Love and leave Amsterdam this morning as we head back to London. (B)

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DAY 12 PRAGUE. Loads of free time to explore Prague’s nooks and crannies today. Explore the city’s worldrenowned beer range. (B)

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DAY 1 LONDON, ENGLAND TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). OMG, did someone say Paris? Meet the team, ogle the city on a driving tour and feast at our #epic picnic by the Eiffel Tower. (D)


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DAY 2 PARIS. Soak up all the Parisian vibes. Roll along the River Seine with an optional bike tour or get cruise-y. Tonight: cabaret anyone? (B)

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DAY 3 PARIS TO BORDEAUX. Home to over 9,000 wine producers, Bordeaux know the A to Z of a fine drop. FYI: UNESCO world heritage site alert. (B,L)

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DAY 4 BORDEAUX. Free day - snack on canelé then see how many grapes you can squeeze into one day. (B)

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DAY 5 BORDEAUX TO SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN. Wine time? Learn from the Bordeaux wine bosses with an included tasting. #Fancy. Later, head to San Sebastian. (B,D)

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 16 breakfasts (B), 1 lunches (L), 5 dinners (D) ++ 2 nights in hotels, 11 night in hostels, 3 nights in bungalows in European campsites ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver START MEET AT 6AM IN LONDON OR 5PM IN PARIS. FINISH APPROXIMATELY 12PM IN ROME.

DAY 6 SAN SEBASTIAN. Free day: take the surfing optional and shaka Spaniard style. Later, find the old town and thank us later. (B)

DAY 14 MARSEILLE TO FLORENCE, ITALY. Head to fabulous Florence via Pisa. Go on, grab THAT tourist shot. (B,D)

DAY 7 SAN SEBASTIAN TO MADRID. Head inland to the capital. Home to some big ol’ masterpieces and the Real Madrid FC. Swap stories over an included dinner. (B,D)

DAY 15 FLORENCE. Hit the streets with a local guide. Keep an eye out for the essentials - the Duomo then strut along the Ponte Vecchio. Afterwards, keep an eye out for that naked dude, David.

DAY 8 MADRID. Conquer Madrid and make it all yours, but just for the day. Tonight, discover the wild and eccentric nightlife of Madrid - get dancing. (B) DAY 9 MADRID TO VALENCIA. Today, we roll on over to Valencia. Cue walking tour and insert #instaworthy pics here. (B) DAY 10 VALENCIA TO BARCELONA. Say hey Barcelona! Shall we dance? Tonight: Flamenco show optional. (B,D)

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ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower ++ Guided tour of Florence ++ Wine Tasting in Bordeaux

DAY 11 BARCELONA. Rumble along the La Ramblas to find a feast of pintxos and a taste of those fresh as night vibes. (B) DAY 12 BARCELONA TO MARSEILLE, FRANCE. France, we meet again. Today we shake hands with one of the most visited cities in the country. (B) DAY 13 MARSEILLE. Continue that foodie mission with a serve of bouillabaisse – a big ol’ fish-y stew. (B)

DAY 16 FLORENCE TO ROME. Prepare yourself for the ultimate walking tour as we arrive in Rome. Major sights ahead. Treat yo’ self and go pizza hunting afterwards trust us, you’ll need it. (B) DAY 17 ROME. Sip that last shot of espresso and say goodbye today. (B) This is a section of the 25 Day Summer Compass trip. See p.92 or visit our website.


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TOP OPTIONALS ++ Gondola ride in Venice ++ Sea kayaking in Dubrovnik

DAYS 2-5 ROME TO SAILING IN GREECE VIA OVERNIGHT FERRY. Take the overnight ferry to Greece where we set sail in our yachts. Don’t forget the sunscreen. (B) (B,L,D) (B,L) (B,L) DAY 6 SAILING IN GREECE TO TIRANA, ALBANIA. Stuff one last gyros into your backpack as we leave Greece and head north for the bright lights of Albania. (B,D)

DAY 7 TIRANA TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA VIA BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. Epic coastal scenery and a quick stop in Montenegro before we cross the border into Croatia. Your destination is Dubrovnik, aka King’s Landing. (B,D) DAY 8 DUBROVNIK. Free day in Dubrovnik. Stroll around town then grab a cocktail at sunset and find out why this city is known as the Jewel of the Adriatic. (B) DAY 9 DUBROVNIK TO ZADAR. From one beautiful walled Croatian city to another as we head northwards to Zadar. (B)

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3 nights Sailing in Greece Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration Local guides in Tirana & Dubrovnik Visit former concentration camp Dachau

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 18 breakfasts (B), 4 lunches (L), 9 dinners (D) ++ 1 night in a hotel, 10 nights in hostels, 3 nights sailing in Greece, 3 nights in bungalows at European campsites & 1 night in a cabin on overnight ferry from Italy to Greece ++ English Channel crossing ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

DAY 16 BERLIN. Berlin is now an art-loving, übertrendy, hip, hop and happening city that has your name all over it. From the Berlin Wall to Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin is still brimming with bucket loads of history and tell-tale signs of its colourful past. (B)

DAY 12 VENICE TO MUNICH, GERMANY. Munich is known for two things: beer and BMW. Put your pedal to the metal at a beer hall tonight. (B,L)

DAYS 17-18 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. On to the amazing nightlife of Amsterdam. Go herring hunting, explore the city by bike or hit the flower markets. Farewell dinner canal cruise tonight #sadface. (B) (B,D)

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DAYS 13-14 MUNICH TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Stop at the former concentration camp Dachau. Then to Prague for a mixed platter of glasnost and ancient history. (B,D) (B) DAY 15 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. Hello Berlin. Soak up the cool, artsy and historical vibes before dining with the wolfpack tonight. (B,D)

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DAY 19 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Love and leave Amsterdam this morning as we head back to London. (B) This is a section of the 27 Day Summer Fun & Sailing trip. See p.96 or visit our website.

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DAY 1 ROME, ITALY. All roads lead to Rome. Dig into a tasty Roman-style dinner and get to know your trip mates tonight. (D)


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sun. More glitz tonight as we hit Monaco and the Monte Carlo casinos. (B)

DAY 7 FRENCH RIVIERA TO FLORENCE, ITALY. Time to see Pisa about that tower. Then: a Tuscan feast. (B,D) DAY 8 FLORENCE. Culinary art meets renaissance art in a city that’s half artisan food market and half outdoor museum. Say ciao to the world’s most famous nude statue (Michelangelo’s David) then eat, eat, eat. (B) DAY 9 FLORENCE TO ROME. Southwards to the hilltop city Orvieto before we take on the streets of Rome. Cue Spanish Steps, Roman Forum and the Pantheon. (B,D) DAY 10 ROME. We’re off to the Vatican City – home of the Pope, the Catholic Church and the best views of Rome. Check out the Sistine Chapel or head straight out to explore the piazzas. (B)

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DAY 11 ROME TO VENICE. To Verona for a bit of Romeo and Juliet at the world’s most famous balcony. Then on to Venice. (B,D)

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DAY 12 VENICE. Gondolas, canals and 118 bridges. You know what to do. (B,D)

TRIP CODE: EEFDLL DAY 1 LONDON TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). Pinch yourself and Instagram your first selfie. We’ll show you the bright lights of Paris before an #epic picnic by the Eiffel Tower. (D) DAY 2 PARIS. Time for the Louvre and Sacré Coeur, the trendy bars in the Latin Quarter or a bike tour around town. Then: an optional cruise or cabaret show. (B) DAY 3 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. No rest for the wicked as we head across the Swiss

border to the Alps, where Blofeld chased 007 down the ski slopes. (B,L,D)

DAY 13 VENICE TO AUSTRIAN ALPS, AUSTRIA. Grab your #gopro, it’s action time! (B,L,D)

DAY 4 SWISS ALPS. Yodel from the top of Jungfrau mountain today or hit the mountain bike trails. (B,L)

DAY 14 AUSTRIAN ALPS TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. A sobering visit to the former concentration camp Mauthausen. Prague next. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 SWISS ALPS TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. Glitz, glamour and high heels. We arrive in the French Riviera today. (B)

DAY 15 PRAGUE. Hit up Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge and the Old Town Square or go golem chasing in the Jewish quarter. Prague is yours today. (B)

DAY 6 FRENCH RIVIERA. Bring your paparazzi posse to the beach or just chill out under the Mediterranean

DAY 16 PRAGUE TO BERLIN, GERMANY. On to the 800-year-old city Dresden on our way to funky and modern Berlin for a driving tour. (B,D)


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DAY 18 BERLIN TO AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Home to cheese, clogs and tulips. Also home to the tallest people in the world, 15 Nobel prize winners and an undying love for herring. (B) DAY 19 AMSTERDAM. Explore the city by bike and check out the first Red Light District to turn into a tourist attraction. (B,D) DAY 20 AMSTERDAM TO LONDON, ENGLAND. Love and leave Amsterdam this morning as we ferry back to London. (B)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Paris city driving tour Local guide in Florence Italian feast and stay at a resort in Tuscany Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower  Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam  French Riviera perfumery experience  Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice  Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration  Visit former concentration camp Mauthausen

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DAY 17 BERLIN. See Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag building and the Holocaust Memorial with a local guide or set your own agenda, we’ve cleared your schedule today. (B)


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DAY 5 SWISS ALPS TO FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE. Follow in Napoleon’s footsteps down to the glamorous French Riviera. Grab your fur coat and finest pearls – it’s time to rub shoulders with the rich and famous. (B,L) DAY 6 FRENCH RIVIERA INCLUDING MONACO VISIT. Roll out the red carpet and sport your best (fake) Rolex: it’s go time. Dodge the paparazzi on the promenade before we hit the casinos of Monaco tonight. It’s your time to shine. (B) DAY 7 FRENCH RIVIERA TO FLORENCE, ITALY. Treat your nose to all the fragrant scents at a French perfumery, before we drop in on the Leaning Tower of Pisa and continue on to stunning Florence. Wave hello to that dreamy hunk we know as Michelangelo's David, and gorge yourself on the world’s best gelato. Seriously. (B,D) DAY 8 FLORENCE TO ROME. See Florence’s renaissance treasures before we leave for the magnificent open-air museum that is Rome. Tick off all the big guns, throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain and experience la dolce vita (the sweet life). (B)

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DAY 9 ROME. Visit the optional Vatican Sistine Chapel and crane your neck at the masterpiece on the ceiling, or let the city’s winding alleys lead the way. Don’t forget ample espresso stops to refuel. (B,D)

TRIP CODE: EESSLV DAY 1 LONDON TO PARIS, FRANCE (OR JOIN IN PARIS). Oh, Paris. A quick jump across the English Channel and a tour of the City of Love. Did we mention the #epic picnic by the Eiffel Tower? Bon appetit. (D) DAY 2 PARIS. A free day for pastry hopping and exploration before we experience the razzle dazzle of an optional cabaret show. Time to channel your inner Parisienne, feather boas and all. (B)

DAYS 3 PARIS TO SWISS ALPS, SWITZERLAND. Set your cuckoo clock to mountain time as we head into the Swiss Alps aka home to Toblerone, snowy peaks and all the fondue. (B,L,D) DAY 4 SWISS ALPS. Jump on an optional ride to the top of the spectacular Jungfrau mountain for some #epicviews, or test your nerves by leaping out of a plane. Talk about bucket list item: ticked. Three, two, one...go time! (B,L,D)

DAYS 10–13 ROME TO SAILING IN GREECE VIA OVERNIGHT FERRY. An overnight ferry crossing to Greece to set sail on the Ionian Sea. Act like the Greek god or goddess you are, with endless sunbathing, feasting and Med swimming. Your flotilla leader will help you grow your sea legs in no time. (B) (B,L,D) (B,L) (B,L)

DAY 14 SAILING IN GREECE TO TIRANA, ALBANIA. To Albania, once cut off from the western world. Get


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DAYS 15 TIRANA TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA VIA BUDVA, MONTENEGRO. Today we reach gorgeous Dubrovnik, home to underrated wine and epic sunsets. Take in town’s incredible beauty with a walking tour with a local guide. (B,D) DAY 16 DUBROVNIK, CROATIA. Roam free in search of the locations used in that little ol’ TV show – Game of Thrones. Alternatively, walk along the top of the 1,940 metres of city walls then grab a front row seat for the sunset. Yeah, it’s good to be you. (B) DAY 17 DUBROVNIK TO ZADAR. Make your way up the Dalmatian Coast to the walled city of Zadar. (B) DAY 18 ZADAR TO VENICE, ITALY VIA POSTOJNA CAVES, SLOVENIA. First a chance to explore the Postojna Caves on an optional visit. Then, onto the amazing floating city of Venice. Jaw dropping scenes (and theatrical gondoliers) guaranteed. (B,D) DAY 19 VENICE. A walking tour, an optional gondola ride and a vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal makes your last full day in Italy magnifico. Raise you Bellini and toast to a legendary trip! (B,D) DAY 20 VENICE. Your adventure finishes after breakfast, but we don’t blame you for sticking around. Round two, anyone? (B)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Paris city driving tour Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice French Riviera perfumery experience 3 nights sailing in Greece Gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower Local guides in Florence, Tirana & Dubrovnik

MORE INCLUSIONS ++ 19 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L), 10 dinners (D) ++ 1 night in a hotel, 8 nights in hostels, 6 nights in bungalows at European campsites, 3 nights sailing in Greece, & 1 night in a cabin on overnight ferry ++ English Channel crossing ++ Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi ++ Guided tours of all major cities ++ Awesome Trip Leader + Driver + On-Site Chefs

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to know the social science behind the city’s famed rainbow-coloured buildings. (B,D)


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DAY 7 ASILAH TO FES. The oldest and largest medieval city in the world also has Morocco’s best foodie scene. Embrace the cumin. (B,D) DAY 8 FES. Explore the town on foot with a local guide before we let loose to find the best tagine. Survival tip: If you hear the word “balak”, it means you’re about to get run over by a mule. (B) DAY 9 FES. Take a day trip out to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. This ancient site dates back to 40AD and was once the ruling centre of the Roman province of Mauritania. Also: a visit to the World Heritage-listed city Meknes. (B) DAY 10 FES TO SEVILLE, SPAIN. Out of Africa and back to the capital of Andalucia. (B,D) DAY 11 SEVILLE. This Spanish town has perfected three things: flamenco, tapas and the art of having fun. Hit up Casa de la Guitarra to experience a renaissance of flamencologists. Yep, it’s officially a job. (B)

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TRIP CODE: EESPBB DAY 1 BARCELONA, SPAIN. Tick off your mustdo items: Columbus Monument, Sagrada Familia, Montjuic, Pueblo Español and Las Ramblas. Then: tapas. (D) DAY 2 BARCELONA TO VALENCIA. A whole morning exploring Barcelona before we head to Valencia via the Cava Caves (optional). (B,D) DAY 3 VALENCIA. If you’re looking for the Holy Grail, your quest ends here (literally). Check out the old riverbed turned public park or kick back in a horse

taxi and explore some of Spain’s most untouched beaches. (B)

DAYS 4-5 VALENCIA TO GRANADA. Leave paella town for Granada, the last Moorish city in Spain to fall to the Christians. Then check out the palaces and gardens of the old Alhambra fortress. (B) (B) DAY 6 GRANADA TO ASILAH, MOROCCO. Head across the Strait of Gibraltar to Morocco. Enter Asilah, a gorgeous whitewashed resort town that echoes Greece in looks and boasts Spanish-like cuisine. (B,D)

DAY 13 LISBON. A free day to explore the city. Don’t miss the elevator in Santa Justa aka Eiffel Tower’s little cousin. (B) DAY 14 LISBON TO PORTO. If you think Porto has something to do with wine, you’re right. A quick stop in Sintra to visit the Palacio Nacional da Pena, and Vila Nova de Gaia, then we hit the cellars. (B,D) DAY 15 PORTO. Check out Ribeira, the famous medieval old town of Porto. Medieval streets, quirky alleyways and hand-painted azulejos culminate in a


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DAY 16 PORTO TO MADRID, SPAIN. On to the old haunts of Picasso, Dali, Miro and a number of old-time celebs you read about in school. But first: Salamanca, one of the most spectacular renaissance cities in Europe and home to the oldest university in Spain. (B) DAY 17 MADRID. Check out the Royal Palace— home to one of Europe’s oldest monarchies—and the Plaza Mayor. Enjoy some free time to visit the Prado or just kick back and relax in the botanical gardens. (B) DAY 18 MADRID TO SAN SEBASTIAN. First stop Segovia then it’s on to San Sebastian. (B,D) DAY 19 SAN SEBASTIAN. Try surfing or just chill on the beach. Don’t worry, there are enough pintxos to keep you occupied for a lifetime. (B) DAY 20 SAN SEBASTIAN TO BARCELONA. Today is Zaragoza then it’s on to Barcelona for a final sangria to celebrate and commiserate the end of another adventure. (B,D) DAY 21 BARCELONA. Should you stay or should you go? Your call, but we’re outta here after breakfast. (B)

ON THE BUCKET LIST ( I N C L U D E D ) ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

Guided tour of the Alhambra, Granada Local guide in Fes & Volubilis Port winery tour & tasting in Porto Welcome & Farewell dinner in Barcelona Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed cities Porto & Meknes

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