Europe in One Week Amsterdam Alps and Paris

Start: Amsterdam Finish: Paris

Visiting: Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Swiss Alps, Paris


Duration: 7 Nights

Tour Operator: Contiki


Prices From: $1082

Tour Overview

Want to experience European highlights in one week? This one brings you from the eclectic and charming canal city of Amsterdam to the glittering city of lights, Paris, heading through Germany and the Swiss Alps along the way. Expect iconic sites and more than a few surprises along the way, with delicious food, waterfalls, e-scooter tours and cabaret shows resulting in the most memorable week of your life.

Highlights

  • iconSwiss Alps - Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you hike & explore the Swiss Alps
  • iconBreathe in the fresh mountain air as you hike & explore the Swiss Alps

Places You'll See

Cities & Attractions:

Itinerary

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icon Day 1: Arrive Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam

Accommodation: Via Hostel (or similar)

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.

icon Day 2: Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam

Accommodation: Via Hostel (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

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.

icon Day 3: Amsterdam to Frankfurt via Cologne

Location: Amsterdam, Frankfurt

Accommodation: A&O Frankfurt (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Saying our sad farewells to Amsterdam today, we'll get ready for Germany.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?Then on to Frankfurt, Germany's thriving city metropolis with a big city scene by day and a vibrant nightlife in the evenings. Trust us, the Germans know how to party.

icon Day 4: Frankfurt to Swiss Alps

Location: Frankfurt, Swiss Alps

Accommodation: Mattenhof (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Danke Germany, we're off to the 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, the night is yours before we turn in for the night.

icon Day 5: Swiss Alps

Location: Swiss Alps

Accommodation: Mattenhof (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

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.

icon Day 6: Swiss Alps to Paris

Location: Swiss Alps, Paris

Accommodation: Generator Hostel (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Our hearts truly stolen by the alps, it's time to head to the city of love.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.

icon Day 7: Paris

Location: Paris

Accommodation: Generator Hostel (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

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!

icon Day 8: End Paris

Location: Paris

Meals: Breakfast

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.

What's Included

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    Our European selection of hostels will be your accommodation of choice for 7 fabulous nights. Sleep multi share or upgrade to a twin room if travelling with a friend.

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    Prep your taste buds for a culinary sensation. Hearty French, Dutch, German and Swiss cuisine will be on offer, with included breakfast every day of the week.

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    A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life. An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps. Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past. This is your team. Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything

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    A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life. An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps. Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past. This is your team. Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything we do.

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Contiki requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


Dates & Availability

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Sunday Jul 04, 2021

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Sunday Sep 05, 2021

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