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25 Day European Quest Guided Group Tour From $6,179

From tranquil days on the coast of San Sebastian to buzzing nights out in Prague, this ultimate 25-day guided group adventure tour will tick 9 countries off your bucket list and see you experience the best of Europe.

The first stop on your European Quest will be French capital of Paris to discover the rich history, culture, and architecture of the city. Visit the Eiffel Tower, Champs-Élysées, and Notre-Dame Cathedral – all more incredible in person than in the pictures. Discover the chic metropolis and famous wine region of Bordeaux before crossing the border into Spain. Explore the quaint coastal town of San Sebastian and hit the buzzing streets of Barcelona. Visit the famous Sagrada Familia, Las Ramblas, the iconic Gothic Quarter and indulge in authentic Spanish cuisine. Discover the glamorous French Riviera and head to the famous Monte Carlo Casino and Royal Palace before visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cinque Terre as you head into Italy. Admire its dramatic beauty before snapping a shot of the iconic Tower of Pisa as you head onto Florence.

Discover the city’s rich cultural heritage and charm before exploring Sorrento and heading to the island of Capri. Admire the coastline and opulent cafes before remarking at the Roman City remains in Pompeii. Tick off your bucket list as you sight Mount Vesuvius enroute to Rome. Head to the Colosseum and Roman Forum before visiting Verona and the iconic Romeo & Juliet balcony. Experience the Venetian canals and marvel at one of Europe’s largest medieval castles; the Hohensalzburg fortress in Salzburg. Venture onto Prague, visit the famous Charles Bridge and Old Town Square, then experience Prague’s legendary nightlife. Stop at Dresden and discover the city’s inspiring resilience before arriving in Berlin. Learn about its incredible history, from Checkpoint Charlie to the Reichstag Building. Explore Amsterdam’s canals, unique museums, and incredible nightlife before returning to London after 25 days of unforgettable adventures and a group of new friends!

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European Quest Tour Itinerary

Day 1: London to Paris

Welcome to London, where your epic European adventure awaits! Meet the fellow travellers that you’re about to explore Europe with before embarking on the journey to Paris. Hit the road to Dover and jump on a ferry to head across the Channel for France. Arrive in Calais and learn about the history of World War I as you head to the Valley of the Somme. In Paris, grab dinner as a group and get ready to see some Parisian hotspots.

Meal included: Dinner

Day 2: Paris

Start your day strolling through Paris’ picturesque streets, indulging in the cafe scene and admiring the stunning architecture of the Notre Dame Cathedral. Browse the Louvre museum, discover vintage French boutiques, and visit the famous Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe. In the evening, enjoy French cuisine at Montmartre and maybe even sign up to experience an iconic Parisian cabaret show.

Meal included: Breakfast

Day 3: Paris to Bordeaux

It’s time to wave farewell to the French capital and explore the charm and beauty of Bordeaux. Take a stroll around the city and head to the Palais de la Bourse. World-renowned wine has been produced here since the 1st Century so grab a glass on the river and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Meal included: Breakfast

Day 4: Bordeaux to San Sebastian

Hit the road and cross into your next country, Spain. Arrive in San Sebastian, right on the French and Spanish border, and take a walk to the aquarium to take a closer look at Isla de Santa Clara. The night is yours to spend as you please.

Meal included: Breakfast

Day 5: San Sebastian

It’s time to explore San Sebastian. Discover Parte Vieja, Playa ed la Concha, and Centro Romántico, whilst soaking up the stunning views of the coastline.

Meal included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: San Sebastian to Barcelona

Depart San Sebastian this morning and head for Barcelona. On the way, stop at Zaragoza and head to the Basilica to admire the incredible architecture. Later, arrive in Barcelona, wander the lively streets, and see where the night takes you.

Meal included: Breakfast

Day 7: Barcelona

Head out and explore Barcelona. Visit the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona’s Gothic Quarters, and indulge in some Spanish cuisine like tapas and paella (washed down with sangria of course!).

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8: Barcelona to French Riviera

It’s time to wave goodbye to Spain as you head back into France. Enjoy the incredible views along the coastline and arrive in the glitzy French Riviera.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: French Riviera

Spend a day exploring the French Riviera. Ride along the promenades of Nice and up to the Château Hill for an incredible view of the town. Discover the iconic and glamorous city of Monaco and discover the lifestyle of the rich and famous. A region famous for its lavender honey, aioli, and rosé wine, it must be a mission to try them all! In the evening, visit the Royal Palace and the Monte Carlo Casino, and take in the buzz of this famous coastal city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10: French Riviera to Cinque Terre

Ready for a taste of Italy? It’s time to cross the border and head to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Cinque Terre. Spend the day exploring this quaint fishing village and indulge in some Italian cuisine.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11: Cinque Terre to Florence

It’s time to venture on and visit the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa on the way to Florence. After getting that iconic snap of you holding the tower up, arrive in Florence and explore the city’s markets and learn about the art of leather making.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12: Florence to Sorrento

Continue your journey around Italy as you head on to the picturesque coastal town of Sorrento.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 13: Capri

Head over to Capri for the day and explore its opulent cafes and stunning coastline. If you fancy swimming, opt for a cruise and see incredible views of the coastline. Arrive in Sorrento in the evening and grab some local food.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 14: Sorrento to Rome

Admire the Amalfi Coast as you make your way to Rome. Stop by at Pompeii and take a walking tour of the Roman city remains. Spot one of Europe’s most active volcanos, Mt. Vesuvius, as you head on to the capital. Arrive in Rome, take a stroll around the city and visit the Roman Forum and Colosseum if you fancy a bit of history.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 15: Rome

A day of exploring Rome awaits. Tick off your bucket list as you discover the capital’s hotspots and incredible architecture, visiting the Colosseum and famous Trevi Fountain. Grab an espresso and gelato and wander the city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 16: Rome to Venice via Verona

Stop by in the famous city of Verona to see the iconic Juliet’s Balcony and Roman Arena. Hop on a boat and continue the journey to Venice to spend the evening as you please.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 17: Venice

It’s time to head to the glorious city of Venice where you will see exactly why it is so famous. Jump aboard a private boat and cruise the network of canals. Admire Venice’s charm and head for a guided walking tour or gondola ride if you fancy. Otherwise, explore the city at your own pace – the choice is yours!

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 18: Venice to Salzburg

Wave goodbye to Italy as you head through the mountain ranges and into Austria. See the largest preserved fortress in Central Europe, Hohensalzburg, and marvel at one of Europe’s largest medieval castles. Wander around and admire this elegant city on foot, then head to a local farm to enjoy an authentic Austrian dinner prepared by your hosts for the night.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 19: Salzburg to Prague

Head into the Czech Republic today as you discover Prague. Wander around on foot, admire Charles Bridge, Wenceslas Square, Old Town Square, and the Astronomical Clock. Make the most of Prague’s epic nightlife as you discover quirky bars and unique clubs.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 20: Prague

Enjoy a full day to explore the city. Shop for souvenirs, explore the Old Town, or enjoy cocktails on a rooftop bar overlooking the city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 21: Prague to Berlin via Dresden

Leave Prague and head for Berlin. Stop on the way at Dresden, once destroyed in World War II, which has been rebuilt and represents resilience. Head to the Opera house, the Frauenkirche, Zwinder Palace, and the Royal Residence before continuing your journey to Berlin.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 22: Berlin

There’s so much to see in Berlin so start exploring! Head out and see Tiergarten, Alexanderplatz, the Russian War Memorial, Brandenburg Gate, the historic Reichstag building, and Checkpoint Charlie. Opt for a walking tour and learn about 20th century Berlin and the Third Reich spots, and take a visit to the Holocaust Memorial for an insightful glance into the country’s solemn history.

Day 23: Berlin to Amsterdam

Head onto your final country, the Netherlands. Arrive in Amsterdam and stroll around the city with its UNESCO world heritage canals and bustling night scene.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 24: Amsterdam

On the last full day of the trip it’s time to explore the city’s quirky museums and endless cuisine options. Opt to experience Amsterdam’s highest swing with unrivalled panoramic views, or take a cruise down the canals to discover the city from a different perspective. Tonight is the last night to party up with your travel squad – it’s time to hit the town!

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 25: Amsterdam to London

After breakfast, those departing from Schiphol airport will be dropped off at 10am. If you’re making the journey back to London, you’ll travel South through Belgium, cross the border into France, and onto Calais before arriving back in London. Say goodbye to your travel group as your epic 25 day Europe trip comes to an end. Time to plan the next one!

Meals included: Breakfast

Inclusions & Extras


  • 21x Nights Accommodation
  • 24x Breakfasts
  • 6x Dinners
  • Coach Transport
  • White Cliffs of Cover
  • Tour of Paris
  • Visit Bordeaux
  • Sagrada Familia
  • Barcelona Gothic Walking Tour
  • Côte d’Azur Scenic Drive
  • Discover Glitzy Monaco
  • Explore Cinque Terre by Train
  • Visit Pisa
  • See Mount Vesuvius
  • Tour Rome on Foot
  • See Juliet’s Balcony
  • Cruise on a Motoscafo to Venice
  • Venice Canals and Gondolas
  • Hohensalzburg Fortress
  • Prague Landmarks
  • Tour Prague on Foot
  • Dresden Highlights
  • Tour Berlin
  • East Side Gallery


  • Visas
  • Any Meals not Indicated in the Itinerary
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport Pickup

Tour Type & Availability

Tour Inclusions Price

25 Day European Quest Tour

Informative Guides, All Accommodation, Some Meals & Activities


What to bring

  • Passport & Flight Tickets
  • Arrival Information
  • Travel Insurance Documents
  • Light Rain Jacket
  • Insect Repellant

Pick Ups & Departures

The trip begins and ends in London.

Supplier Terms & Conditions

Contiki Travel Terms & Conditions

Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds will be processed according to the following time frames:

Cancellations between 1-7 days incur a 75% fee.

Between 8-21 days incur a 50% fee.

Between 22-59 days incur a 25% fee.

Cancellations 60 days and over you can transfer your deposit to another trip for free with FlexDeposit.

Please be aware that Paris plans may shift during the Summer Olympics due to city restrictions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to reconfirm my bookings?

All bookings must be reconfirmed 48 hours in advance by contacting your tour provider directly using the contact information listed on your tour voucher.

What should I do if my trip is cancelled due to bad weather?

You may either re-schedule directly with the supplier or you can email our support team on [email protected] and include your voucher number, name of product you booked, planned departure date and your contact details. Once you’ve emailed us, you can drop us a line at +61 2 5633 1149.

Do you book tours with flexible dates? If so, how long are they valid for?

Yes, we do have open dated/flexible tickets available. Most tour vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase, however please be aware that you may be subject to supplier price fluctuations. All ticket validity is specified on the tour voucher. If you are unsure of the validity of your voucher, just ask one of our wonderful staff.

What do I do if I need help with an existing booking?

Some tours have extra costs and you should be aware that there may be added expenses. These expenses will differ for each service provider, but some of the more usual extras are: EMC tax, stinger suit hire, luggage storage, sleeping bag hire, linen hire, national park fee, food, insurance, accommodation, equipment hire, petrol levy, etc. We will alert you to extra costs to the extent reasonably practicable. However, you must also check with each individual service provider when you re-confirm your booking.

Do I need travel insurance?

We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travellers take out travel insurance. If you already have travel insurance, please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.

Do you offer payment plans?

Absolutely, we understand that paying off a big trip in one go isn’t always that easy. We offer flexible payment plans to suit all types of travellers with zero interest or fee’s (minimum $100AUD deposit required).

How do I know if my trip is BYO?

Most tour vouchers will specify if your trip is BYO however we recommend asking your tour provider if your trip is BYO when you reconfirm your booking 48 hours prior to departure.

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