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Europe in One Week

8 days from only
R16 585
per person sharing
ID # 2723
Valid: 26 Apr 20 to 03 May 20
Duration: 8 Days

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 8 Day Contiki Europe in One Week trip
  • 7 Nights in quad share hostel accommodation
  • 7 Breakfasts & 3 Dinners
  • Expert trip manager and local guides
  • All transport included during the trip
  • 7 Included experiences & 8 optional experiences you can add 

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person quad share hostel accommodation, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Pricing varies pending departure date. Trips valid for travelers aged 18-35 years. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

COACH ITINERARY

DAY 1: Amsterdam

This afternoon we'll meet in the vibrant, eclectic and oh-so-pretty city of Amsterdam. Once you've bonded with your Trip Manager and new travel buddies, it's time to set off and explore this exciting city. The best way to see the charming gable houses is by taking a cruise on the winding canals, so an optional sightseeing cruise is the perfect opportunity to get acquainted with the city. The rest of the evening is yours to explore the red light district, eat some stroopwafels or enjoy Amsterdam's legendary nightlife.

STAY: Multishare Accommodation

DAY 2: Amsterdam

Today we've got a full day to enjoy Amsterdam! Luck us. Maybe visit some of the city's great museums, stroll the beautiful cobbled streets, head for the waters again, or take our optional exclusive access to the A'dam lookout swing, to get an an enthralling and unique perspective of the entire city. Tonight, there's an optional Dutch feast to enjoy, before we soak up some of the world's most vibrant nightlife.
 
STAY:Multishare Accommodation
 
FREE TIME AD ONS:
Gain exclusive access to the A'DAM Lookout Tower & Swing and get an enthralling view of the city
 
Enjoy an authentic Dutch Dinner at canalside Delirium restaurant, Amsterdam

DAY 3: Amsterdam to Heidelberg via Cologne

Amsterdam: Saying our sad farewells to Amsterdam today, we'll get ready for Germany.
 
Cologne: Cologne is a beautiful old town that was bombed heavily during the second world war but quickly returned to its former glory. It's the perfect place to stop for lunch as we admire the gorgeous Gothic masterpieces that adorn the town, including the famous cathedral. If you're feeling adventurous, try the traditional Himmel and Erde - heaven and earth - in which apple is heaven and mashed potato is the earth. With a side of blood sausage, of course. Tasty, ja?
 
Heidelberg: Then on to Heidelberg, a buzzing university city where we'll spend the night. Walk up to the medieval castle and you can enjoy spectacular views of the city below, or check out the world class nightlife. Trust us, the Germans know how to party.
 
STAY: Multishare accommodation
 
INCLUDED EXPERIENCES:
Explore the beautiful Renaissance architecture of Heidelberg
Visit the richly historical city of Cologne, Germany

DAY 4: Heidelberg to Swiss Alps via Rhine Falls

Heidelberg: Danke Germany, we're off to the Swiss Alps.
 
Rhine Falls:Cameras at the ready! After a morning tea stop at the border we'll get to witness the Rhine Falls - Europe's largest waterfalls - as they cascade down from the Swiss Alps and start their winding journey along the Rhine river.
 
Swiss Alps: Then into the heart of the Alps where we spend two nights in Chalet-style accomodation. Once we've managed to re-hinge our jaw after drooling at all the scenery, we'll enjoy a delicious Swiss dinner before we turn in for the night.
 
STAY: Balmers Hostel (or similar)
 
INCLUDED EXPERIENCES:
Enjoy a 3-course dinner at our traditional Swiss Chalet-style accommodation
Visit the spectacular cascades of the Rhine Falls, the largest waterfall in Europe

DAY 5: Swiss Alps

We've got a whole day in the Alps! Where to begin? Start by opening the window of your room & drinking in the incredible view - if you can find words or photos that do it justice, we applaud you! If you're feeling audacious, opt to take a trip to a Swiss mountain with your travel crew, or feel free to explore this classic European adventure town. Go on a hike through one of the many gorgeous trails, breathing in that pure alpine air. Another Swiss feast is included tonight, to refuel after a day of activities.
 
STAY: Balmers Hostel (or similar)
 
INCLUDED EXPERIENCES:
Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you hike & explore the Swiss Alps
Enjoy a 3-course dinner at our traditional Swiss Chalet-style accommodation

FREE TIME ADD-ONS:
Journey to the 'top of the world' as you take a cog train up Jungfrau Mountain in the Swiss Alps
Jungfrau Mountain and Ropes Course

DAY 6: Swiss Alps & Paris

Swiss Alps: Our hearts truly stolen by the alps, it's time to head to the city of love.
Paris:Passing through the gorgeous Burgundy region, we'll reach Paris and enjoy an included dinner before a chance to explore the glittering city of lights.
 
STAY: Multishare accommodation

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES:
Enjoy a 3-course Parisian dinner before exploring the glittering city of lights

DAY 7: Pairs

Bonjour Paris! Today we'll check out the Eiffel Tower, the Arc De Triomphe, Notre Dame and more - you can even opt to see the sights from a unique perspective by whizzing around Paris on an e-scooter. On our final evening we'll have the opportunity to enjoy a traditional Parisian dinner on the famous bohemian district of Montmarte, looking out on the heart-swelling city below as you enjoy one of the world's finest cuisines. Later, why not head to an iconic Cabaret show? Can you can can? Ooh la la!
 
STAY: Multishare accommodation
 
FREE TIME ADD-ONS:
Watch a succession of performers whirl by as you sip champagne with dinner at a Parisian Cabaret Show
Eat a Parisian feast in the oh-so-chic district of Montmartre
 
See Paris by e-scooter

DAY 8: Paris

What better setting than the city of love for a heartfelt farewell breakfast? Today we say goodbye to our new friends, but we'll stay in touch, and we'll never forget our European adventure.