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Grand European

28 days Call to Book!

£49 Deposit

A month of European adventures!

Group tour of 12 countries
Multi-share accommodation
Explore the best of Europe!
Group size: Avg 35, Max 48

Trip Highlights

  • Tick 12 European countries off your travel bucket list!
  • Enjoy guided walking tours in Prague, Florence, Venice and Rome
  • Take a vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal in Venice!
  • Bliss out during a 2-day getaway on the paradise island of Pag, Croatia
  • Enjoy unique cultural experiences
  • Travel in style on board a modern coach with free Wi-Fi!

Trip Summary

Take in 12 countries in 28 days on this epic European adventure! Starting and ending in London, this fantastic journey winds through France, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany and more! You’ll get involved in some awesome included activities, plus have plenty of free time to explore for yourself. Travelling with a dedicated guide and driver on board a modern coach with free Wi-Fi, you’ll make friends for life with your group and make unforgettable memories in the cities and mountains of Europe.

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Day 1: London, England to Paris, France

We’ll all meet bright and early at 6am this morning in London and kick off the road trip! We’ll hop across the channel and make for Paris, arriving in time for a driving tour and a gourmet picnic beside the Eiffel Tower. Not a bad way to start! Dinner included.

Day 2: Paris

A full day dedicated to Paris now. Check out the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay, wander along the Champs Elysées and take an optional cruise along the Seine. Tonight, take in an optional cabaret show. Breakfast included.

Day 3: Paris to Swiss Alps, Switzerland

We’ll venture into the snowy peaks of the Swiss Alps next. Tuck into some warming Swiss cuisine tonight and then get some drinks in with the group. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 4: Swiss Alps

A free day to enjoy the mountains. Go hiking, bask in the glorious views and get involved in exciting optional adrenaline activities. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 5: Swiss Alps to Avignon, France

Back to France now. Our destination is Avignon, a gothic city of bridges and fortresses. Wander the atmospheric streets and perhaps get a glass of vintage French wine. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 6: Avignon to Barcelona, Spain

Another day, another incredible country! Sizzling Spain is next. Visit Pont du Gard en route to Barcelona, and get your bearings with a driving tour past some of the main sights. Enjoy an included dinner of Catalonian cuisine. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 7: Barcelona

Celebrate 1 week of adventuring with a free day in Barcelona. Take it slow with some lazy wandering, or tick off everything in a whirlwind of museums, galleries and architectural wonders. Breakfast included.

Day 8: Barcelona to French Riviera, France

Time for a spot of glamour as we roll through the French Riviera, home of the rich and famous. Treat your senses to an included visit to a French perfumery. Breakfast included.

Day 9: French Riviera, including Monaco visit

Discover the beaches and boutiques of Nice, before travelling to Monaco to gawp at the Ferraris and designer clothes. Enjoy a walking tour to get your bearings. Breakfast included.

Day 10: French Riviera to Florence, Italy

Next up: Italy and the home of the famous Leaning Tower - Pisa! Get a traditional tourist snap next to the tower and then continue on to the gorgeous streets of Florence. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 11: Florence

Explore beautiful Florence! Discover the birthplace of gelato on an included walking tour and then tuck into a bowl of the good stuff itself. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and exploring. Breakfast included.

Day 12: Florence to Rome

Stop off in the hilltop town of Orvietoen route to Rome, an incredible city of ancient history. Enjoy a walking tour that takes in the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and the Colosseum. Breakfast included.

Day 13: Rome

Enjoy a full free day to explore Rome, a city with ancient history around every corner – quite literally! Spend your day shopping on Via Condotti or chill out with an Italian coffee in Piazza Navona. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 14: Rome to Venice including Vatican City visit

Join an optional trip to Vatican City, a country within a country. We’ll then head for our next Italian stop: Venice. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 15: Venice

Discover the canals and bridges of Venice - It’s every bit as magical as you’d imagine. Explore the city on an included walking tour and vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal! Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 16: Venice to Pag Island, Croatia via Postjuna Caves, Slovenia

We continue our journey east and stop off at the stunning Postojana Cave, home to soaring stalagmites and craggy rock faces. We’ll then journey on to the dream island of Pag. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 17-18: Pag Island

Enjoy two free days of island relaxation and partying. Hit the beach, cool off in the sea and dance the night away after sunset. Breakfasts included.

Day 19: Pag Island to Ljubljana, Slovenia

We’ll tear ourselves away from the delights of Pag and continue our journey this morning. Journey to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and join an optional nightlife tour with your group! Breakfast included.

Day 20: Ljubljana to Austrian Alps, Austria

Discover the fairy-tale perfection of Lake Bled today as we travel towards the Austrian Alps. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 21: Austrian Alps

Time for a full day of adventure activities in the enchanting surroundings of the Austrian Alps. Try your hand at canyoning, cycling or skydiving, or simply twirl around singing at the top of your lungs and listen to the sound of music echoing back at you. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 22: Austrian Alps to Prague, Czech Republic

A sobering start to the day as we visit the site of a former concentration camp, Mauthausen. We’ll then journey on to Prague, home of cobblestone streets and delicious pastries. Enjoy a walking tour and then explore for yourself! Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 23: Prague

Enjoy a full free day to make the most of Prague. Check out John Lennon wall, watch a quirky marionette puppet opera or snap up some roast pork from one of the street food sellers. Oh, and the beer here is great as well. You know what to do.  Breakfast included.

Day 24: Prague to Berlin, Germany

Cross the border into Germany and explore the city of Dresden, a city that was almost entirely flattened during the Second World War. Then throw yourself into the cool city streets of Berlin. Great culture, great history, great food, great beer – it’s everything a European city should be and more. Enjoy a driving tour to see the sights. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 25: Berlin

A free day for the wonders of Berlin. Take an optional Third Reich walking tour to learn about the city’s dark past or discover colourful graffiti on a nightlife and street art tour. Breakfast included.

Day 26: Berlin to Amsterdam, Netherlands

This morning we visit a cheese farm to learn about some Dutch passions: cheese and clogs. Next, we’ll cruise into the cool, canal-lined streets of Amsterdam. We’ll enjoy a walking tour of the top sights, including the Dam Square, the Royal Palace and the National Monument and then enjoy a free night in the city. Breakfast included.

Day 27: Amsterdam

Our tour is almost at an end! First though, there’s time for a little more exploration. Check out the Anne Frank House, Van Gogh or Rijksmuseum. Then we’ll celebrate our adventure with an included canal dinner cruise! Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 28: Amsterdam to London, England

Hit the road and journey back to London where this tour ends at around 9pm. Breakfast included.

Optional activities throughout the tour are at your own cost.

Please note itineraries and activities are subject to change.


  • 27 nights’ multi-share accommodation
  • Gourmet picnic by the Eiffel Tower
  • Paris driving tour
  • Visit to former concentration camp, Mauthausen
  • Dutch cheese and clogs demo
  • Pag Island getaway
  • Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam
  • Visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Vaporetto ride in Venice
  • Walking tour of Venice
  • Walking tour of Prague
  • Walking tour of Monaco
  • French Riviera Perfumery visit
  • English Channel crossing
  • Modern coach with air-con and Wi-Fi
  • Trip guide and driver
  • 27 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 12 dinners
  • 24-hour emergency support

  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals
  • Optional activities
  • Pre/post-tour travel
  • Pre/post-tour accommodation in London


27 nights of accommodation are included on this trip. 18 nights will be spent in hostels, 1 night will be spent in a hotel, 6 nights will be spent in bungalows at European campsites and 2 nights will be spent in an Austrian Gasthof. You will be staying in multi-share rooms with travellers of the same sex.

27 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 16 dinners are included on this trip. You will need to purchase the rest of your meals yourself. This is a great way to immerse yourself in European country by sampling some of its famous cuisine!


The tour begins in London at 6am on the programme start date (day 1 of the itinerary). Due to this early start, we recommend that you travel down the night before and book a night of accommodation at your own cost. Alternatively, you can join the trip in Paris at 5pm on day 1 – contact us for details. The tour ends back in London at approximately 9pm on your programme end date (day 28 of the itinerary).



The minimum age is 18 years and the maximum age is 39 years.

British passport holders do not need a visa to visit Europe. Please ensure you have at least 6 months’ validity remaining on your passport from the first day of your trip.

How Many People Will Be In My Group?

The maximum group size is 48 travellers.

Am I Expected To Tip?

Your guide and driver do not expect a tip from you. However, you may be expected to tip in European restaurants and cafes. In this case, it is usually customary to round up the bill to the nearest Euro.

Do I Need A Sleeping Bag?

No. All bedding will be provided.


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