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Rome to London Wanderer



The one that takes you from Italian landscapes to laidback Amsterdam via lively Eastern Europe

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  • Duration

    12 days

  • Countries

    8 Countries

  • Meals

    12 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners

  • Transport Style


  • Group Size

    Maximum 53 people

  • Team

    Experienced Trip Manager and Driver Team and Local Guides

Rome, Venice, Vienna, Munich, Prague, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, Mauthausen, Dresden, Belgium, Calais, Dover

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About this trip

Ready for a whole lot of fun and memories? On this trip we’ll drift from snow-covered Italian squares to the winter wonderland of Vienna. Then raise a glass in the beer halls of Munich, admire the Gothic beauty of Prague, party in Berlin and cosy up in the cafes of Amsterdam, all in the most photogenic season of the year.

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DAY 1 - Rome to Venice


Buono giorno! Meet and greet your new friends and Trip Manager, full of anticipation for the adventures ahead. After a quick gelato, we leave Rome behind and head north to Venice, city of gondolas and good times.


Who can fail to fall in love with the watery wonderland that is Venice? With no roads, Venice is built on over 100 small islands, with 400 bridges crossing 150 canals including the main Grand Canal, lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces. Tonight you could make time for a scenic evening stroll to watch the lights sparkle on the water, with time for plenty more exploring tomorrow.

DAY 2 - Venice


Wakey wakey wanderlusters! The less you sleep, the more time you have perusing the prettiness of Venice, and it's yours for the entirety of this glorious Italian day. We'll be jumping aboard our own private boat and hitting the canals en route to the historical heart of the city to get straight into the city sights. A guided walking tour and a gondola ride are up for grabs, or you can always choose to get lost on your own and see where the maze takes you. Being disappointed come sunset is completely implausible. 

DAY 3 - Venice to Vienna


Satisfied with all the good vibes Venice has delivered, we will move on to Vienna, leaving Italy in exchange for the Austrian capital. 


Wooden chalets and green mountains occupy our Sound of Music drive through the Dolomites. On arrival in Vienna we will be greeted by a cultural hub bursting with historical cuteness and the chance to see a Mozart and Strauss concert in one of the city's palaces...yes, a palace (just the way they roll here in Vienna). 

DAY 4 - Vienna


Let's make one thing very clear: if you want to make your whole day about full-bodied Viennese coffee & warm apple strudel with whipped cream, we're not going to judge. Those who can drag themselves away from this heavenly situation can take in the Schönbrunn Palace, then stroll the streets for a walking tour to see the St. Stephen's Cathedral & the State Opera House, and stopping by Swarvoski for some glittery gifts for friends back home. 

DAY 5 - Vienna to Munich via Mauthausen


Vielen dank, Vienna! We are officially in love with everything you are. We'd stay for another strudel but we've heard about the beer culture in Munich and we're a little bit intrigued... 


Before we arrive in mighty Munich, we make a sobering stop at Mauthausen Concentration Camp memorial to remember Germany's turbulent past. 


Even when Oktoberfest isn't in full swing, Munich is a treasure trove of Bavarian cultural experiences. After exploring the Old Town and seeing the Glockenspiel & Marienplatz, throw your feet up in a traditional beer hall, downing roasted pork knuckle & a stein of one of Germany’s 5000 brews.

DAY 6 - Munich to Prague


Although we're checking out of Munich today, this is not the last Germany has seen of us. We will reunite with this fine country after a gratifying stint in the city of Prague. 


The capital of the Czech Republic is fast becoming one of the hottest spots on the European map, and today you find out why. Cathedrals and pretty bridges should mark the start of your roamings in this spirited city, starting with a walking tour. Gothic vibes, the famous Charles Bridge, astronomical clock and St Vitus in the cobbled castle district will leave your jaw dropping at just how amazing and old this continent really is. Rest assured you've seen a lot, and we have all day tomorrow to carry the journey along. 

DAY 7 - Prague


Wake up and throw on your winter woolies asap - you're in the midst of a UNESCO World Heritage city and its begging you to come out and play. Stumble down pretty lanes and into romantic courtyards, or take to the shops for some traditional bohemian treasures. Tonight, go in search of dumplings, goulash and famous Czech beer.

DAY 8 - Prague to Berlin via Dresden


Pack your bags and say your sincere thanks to the Czech Republic for being such a lovely host. As promised, we're heading back to Germany for a bout in Berlin. 


A drive from Prague to Berlin would not be complete without stopping in Dresden. Destroyed by World War II, the rebuilt town is now a symbol of resilience, soaked in the rebirthed beauty of an Opera house, the domed Frauenkirche, & the Royal Residence.


Bursting with energy and good vibes round-the-clock, playing nocturnal for the two nights we have in Berlin is a way to explore this city known for exploring both day and night. 

DAY 9 - Berlin


Big night or not, you're going to need to drag that backside out of bed - Berlin deserves your attention. Check out the East Side Gallery with its graffiti art as you learn about the divide of the east and west of the city, stopping for some essential photos en route. You can sign up for the city's historical walking tour to discover even more ending up at Checkpoint Charlie. Currywurst, ampelmann symbols, this city rocks, and once again the night is yours to make the most of being in a world famous club spot. 

DAY 10 - Berlin to Amsterdam


It's time to hit the original fast-track of the autobahn and make our way out of Germany. We have one last city to tick off & it's a particularly special one...


Weaving through Dutch countryside we find ourselves in the famously eclectic capital of Amsterdam. Waste no time sussing out its quirks, starting with the canals and gable houses before heading on to the Red Light District if you're feeling adventurous. 

DAY 11 - Amsterdam


Opportunities in Amsterdam are infinite and the day is yours to explore one of the world’s most unique cities. The final night on our trip together means a chance to join a farewell dinner at the beautiful fishing village of Volendam and an opportunity to cruise the famous canals and revel under the city lights.



DAY 12 - Depart Amsterdam


Get your tissues ready, it's time to say goodbye to your new Contiki family. We'll escort you to Schiphol Airport by about 10am.


For those not leaving us until London, we'll travel south through Belgium - cross another country off your list.




This afternoon we cross from France to England and then back to London-town, where you'll be left to start dreaming up your next big adventure.

Don't have time to do it all at once

The trip can be booked in separate parts with smaller or bigger itineraries at your convinience

Top Experiences

14 included & 8 free time add-ons available to add later

  • Visit a traditional beer hall



  • See Amsterdam's canals & gable houses by night



  • See Hradčany Castle and the Cathedral of St. Vitus



  • Experience Austria’s cultural heritage with a Mozart & Strauss concert

    EUR 32.50


  • See the colourful East side Gallery and the iconic Berlin Wall



  • Historical Walking Tour

    EUR 11.00


Rome to London Wanderer (Winter)

14 Inclusions

Experiences that are included with your trip

  • Take a traditional Motoscafo across the iconic lagoon to the island of Venice
  • See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Square
  • See Venice's iconic canals & gondolas
  • Scenic drive along the historic Ring Road of Vienna & see St. Stephen’s Cathedral & the State Opera House
  • See the Glockenspiel and Marienplatz
  • Visit a traditional beer hall
  • Reflect on the tragedies of the 20th century at Mauthausen Concentration Camp
  • See Hradčany Castle and the Cathedral of St. Vitus
  • See Charles Bridge, Wenceslas Square, Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock
  • See the rebuilt Baroque architecture of the Royal Residence, Zwinger Palace, Opera House and Frauenkirche
  • Visit the richly historical city of Dresden that was decimated in WW2 and then reborn
  • See the site of Checkpoint Charlie
  • See the colourful East side Gallery and the iconic Berlin Wall
  • See Amsterdam's canals & gable houses by night

8 Free Time Add-Ons

Optional experiences that you can choose from and pay for on your trip

  • Glide down the canals of Venice on a traditional gondola EUR 26.00
  • Uncover a hidden Venice with an in-depth walking tour followed by an aperitivo EUR 17.00
  • Cruise to the UNESCO-listed island of Burano followed by a sumptuous seafood lunch EUR 57.00
  • Experience Austria’s cultural heritage with a Mozart & Strauss concert EUR 32.50
  • Enjoy an authentic Czech evening with traditional music, dancing & dinner EUR 32.00
  • Historical Walking Tour EUR 11.00
  • Feast on a seafood or steak dinner in the Dutch fishing village of Volendam EUR 39.00
  • Enjoy Amsterdam from the water on a canal cruise with an on-board bar EUR 30.00

Where You'll Stay

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  • 11 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    11 nights in Hotel

    You and your new besties will be snuggling up into twin or triple-share hotel rooms - some quirky, some grandiose and some homely. For a little bit extra, you can also opt to upgrade your own accommodation to your own room.

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