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European Encounter

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Small budget, small window of time, big list of Must Dos? The European Encounter should do the trick. Make your way through 10 countries, catching some rays on the Italian Riviera, downing pizza in Rome & exploring castles in Prague. If you know a better way to spend just under two and a half weeks, we need to hear about it! 
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England, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, The Vatican, Switzerland England, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, The Vatican, Switzerland , and 5 more
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London
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Dover
Calais
Belgium
Amsterdam
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Edam
Berlin
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Dresden
Prague
2 days
Salzburg
1 day
Venice
1 day
Rome
2 days
Vatican City
Florence
1 day
Pisa
The Riviera
1 day
Lucerne
2 days
Paris
2 days
Calais
Dover
London
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European Encounter (From Apr 2019)

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Harjit Jogindergill
Just had issues with food options for vegetarian
Traveled Sep 2018

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Anonymous
The money spent for the Contiki was hoping I’d have decent accomodation but it was the worst staying far away from every city centre costing $80 Aus to get an Uber back the Hotel every time if you wanted to stay out for a drink. None of the activities were included into our Contiki price which I found a massive rip off.
Traveled Sep 2018

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Haley K
Definitely worth your money! You get a snap shot of each city so you know where you would want to return to.
Booked from Virginia, USA
Traveled Sep 2018

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Toni Tanner
The European Encounter was 16 days of ‘pinch me’ moments!! Our tour guide Jaq and driver Ricardo were the best team we could ask for and everyone on our trip came together as a family! We shared amazing, life changing, heart stopping and hilarious moments together that I’m sure we will all carry with us for the rest of our lives. I’ve made friends for life. I couldn’t have asked for a better trip... if only it didn’t have to end!!
Traveled Sep 2018

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Anonymous
Lots of fun, wish I had longer on the trip to see more of the countries we visited
Traveled Aug 2018

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Haydn Sanchez Avery
Worth every penny, it is a once in a life time experience.
Traveled Aug 2018

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Sidarta Silva Galas
Acredito que poderia haver uma preparação melhor do viajante para essa viagem (visto, locais visitados, moeda do país etc). Acredito que as empresas que representam a Contiki nos países poderiam ser melhor treinadas.
Traveled Aug 2018

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Conchita Simon
Amazing tour, amazing people, amazing team!
Traveled Jul 2018

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Oliver Paterson
Trip was amazing and loved it. Everything was incredible about it
Traveled Jul 2018

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Kari Payan
I enjoyed most of the activities planned, but there were a handful that the entire group did not enjoy. It’s hard when you are on such a time constraint to feel stuck at something you don’t like. If I were to do it again, I wouldn’t do the no regrets package of free time add-ons. Instead, I would try to look through them and try talking to some past Contiki travelers or look up reviews and photos online. I thouroghly enjoyed all of the planned, cultural dinners. Those seemed pricey, but once you get there - you will totally see that the price you pay is actually a bargain for everything included. The hotels were pretty good. Sometimes I would go out alone and I would be a little worried getting back to the hotel If it was in a sketchy area or far from the main part of town. Trying to catch uber within WiFi is impossible and that happened to me late at night a couple of times. I’m not sure how Contiki could fix this issue without the prices skyrocketing - so it’s a catch 22. I felt overall that it was worth my money. I am happy that I paid extra to have my own room!
Traveled Jul 2018

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Anonymous
Well worth the money for the amount places we visited
Traveled Jul 2018

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Anonymous
!!Horrible guide!!!!!!!!!
Traveled Jun 2018

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Laura Petschel Middleton
I loved the countries we went to, especially Switzerland and the Farm nights in Salzburg
Traveled Jun 2018

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Sarah Macneil
Great value for the price. So much included in initial payment as well as free-time add ons
Traveled Jun 2018

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Anonymous
The European encounter covered so much ground and all the big cities!! It was amazing to be able to experience so many different cultures and see so many amazing places!!
Traveled Jun 2018

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Anonymous
Price was getting up there and definitely could have included some better free time add ons. Very happy with the accommodation- I was preparing for real basic but very happy with that. I understand the difficulties of accommodating 55 people so I thought what we had where we had was great. If it was out of the city right next to the transport system is definitely essential and it pretty much always ways so did appreciate that. People complaining about included breakfast foods can shush- it's european breakfast it is what it is. I always found something to eat and was satisfied. Appreciated the fact that it was coach to hotel and no lugging backpacks/suitcases around the town to our accommodation. I did pay premium price for this tour compared to everyone else but I couldn't book it earlier or later and was happy with the product I received. Of course I could nitpick things and find faults but looking at it with a positive light- I had a great time.
Traveled Jun 2018

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Anonymous
The tour guide was amazing. The guide can make or break a tour, and Tai was amazing. Very informative and helpful. More free time would have been great, and some of the walking tours were disappointing. But otherwise most optional extras were a good addition to the trip.
Traveled Jun 2018

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Renee Camenzuli
Decently priced tour for what was included.
Traveled Jun 2018

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Anonymous
As above trip manager needs to rethink her attitude. Has a massive head about herself and not approachable
Traveled Jun 2018

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Anonymous
Loved the sights and experiences of the European Encounter trip
Traveled Jun 2018

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