Classic Walking TourSwitzerland
Enjoy a relaxed city walk across Lucerne with your English speaking guide, the ideal introduction to this cultural city. On this scenic two-hour walk you will be given a taste of some of Lucerne's many attractions, including the historic Spreuer Bridge, the KKL Luzern by Jean Nouvel, the Chapel Bridge and its octagonal Water Tower. Wandering through the picturesque Old Town squares, past beautifully adorned facades, your knowledgeable guide will share fascinating, funny and occasionally unbelievable stories from Lucerne's rich history.
Departing1 March - 31 March 2015 (Wednesdays & Saturdays on
Connemara Day Tour, DublinDublin
Made particularly famous by a French song, this amazing region will have you dazzled with its beauty from the minute you arrive. We take the very scenic coast road from Galway towards Oughterard, and passing through quaint villages on the way with views unmatched anywhere else in Ireland. Connemara is unique in the fact that it has no official boundaries to let you know that you are in Connemara. You just know you're there! You will see the many stunning sights of this region from Maam Cross to the Maumturk Mountains as well as the wonderful Inagh Valley today before you stop by the stunning Kylemore Abbey for a guided tour. Before you return to Dublin, you will have the opportunity to stop by Galway city where you can enjoy a short sightseeing tour of this bohemian and lively city. View our great airfares, travel insurance, hotels and car hire.
Departing11 February - 15 November 2015
Cliffs of Moher Day TourDublin
This fantastic tour leaves from Dublin 7 days a week at 6:50am and you are back in Dublin by 7:30pm at the latest that evening. We choose a circular route so that you do not see the same scenery twice the whole day. This gives you the opportunity to see new things each time you look out the window. It is important for us that you get time off the bus during the day so we try and maximise your off the bus experience as much as possible. You will be travelling the width of Ireland, ok, not the biggest country in the world but it will take to roughly 3 hours to get over to the city of Limerick. You will see that it is a full day of excitement and fun and you will get the most out of the your time with us seeing wonderful scenery, castles, wild remote limestone regions and of course the famous Cliffs of Moher, not to mention the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, the Curragh, Treaty Stone, Dunguaire Castle, Fanore Beach, the Burren, Bunratty Castle, King John's Castle, the cultural villages of Ballyvaughan and Ennistymon, Lahinch beach, sites where the Spanish Armada visited, the traditional village of Doolin famous for its music, maybe a sighting of the dolphin Dusty in the Atlantic Ocean, Ring forts, bog and the famous spine of Ireland, the River Shannon! Phew, what a day! View our great airfares, travel insurance, hotels and car hire.
Departing11 February - 15 November 2015.
Game of Throne's Day TourDublin
Did you know that Northern Ireland is the most important film location for Game of Thrones? Some of the most spectacular indoor sets in the history of television have been built for the show inside the 'Paint Hall' in Belfast, the largest studio space in the world. These sets include the Red Keep's Great Hall, with its Iron Throne, the Sept of Baelor, centre of religious worship for the Faith of the Seven and the impregnable holdfast known as the Eyrie, with its terrifying Moon Door. HBO considered no less than fourteen different countries before choosing Northern Ireland as the principal filming location for Thrones. We think they made an inspired choice. The NI sets, landscapes and castles all look fantastic on screen. Our coach tours go beyond driving and sightseeing. We take you on two long locations treks (4 miles of walking in total!). The morning trek is from Winterfell to one of Walder Frey's Twins, past Robb's Camp in the Riverlands and on to where Brienne confronted three Stark soldiers. The afternoon trek is into Tollymore Forest, to the bridge where the Starks found a dead direwolf and her pups. The most important visit is to Winterfell where an adventure sports company, based in the courtyard of Winterfell, offers Stark family cloaks, gambesons, peascods and LARP swords for those who wish to truly immerse themselves in the mood of the North. View our great airfares, travel insurance, hotels and car hire.
DepartingValid for select departures from 1 April - 31 Octo
Giant's Causeway Day Tour from DublinDublin
Join us on our uniquely structured tour to one of Irelands 7 wonders which is also one of the most northern points in all of Ireland. As we drive along the eastern coastline you will have the opportunity to learn about some of Ireland's turbulent history while enjoying views of this beautiful underestimated coastline. The Giant's Causeway is listed as Irelands very first World Heritage site which is only one of the many reasons why you honestly cant pass up this opportune chance of joining us for such an insightful experience! More specifically, our guides are fully equipped with fun-loving humour, wisdom and of course, charm which will keep you coming back for more exciting adventures! Take in the genuine beauty of the causeways while exploring the various stone formations and crevices that are fully engulfed with fascinating history, as well as mysterious Irish folklore. Now the question is can you look fear in the eye by courageously crossing the legendary Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge for which the price is conveniently included! Better yet, take a refreshing stroll down to the charming beachfront sweeping out onto Whitepark bay and Portbradden which will truly leave you in awe. The Northern coastline of County Antrim is immersed in ancient history and mythology which youre able to discover on your memorable one day tour to Giants Causeway with us. In addition, listed on the next tab is our detailed itinerary in order for you to have a more comprehensive inside look at what our Giants Causeway day trip tour has to offer. View our great airfares, travel insurance, hotels and car hire.
Departing11 February - 15 November 2015
Lucerne to Pilatus by CoachSwitzerland
Lucerne's "own" mountain has many stunning sides - and on the "Golden Round Trip" you experience each and every one Our guided coach tour takes you to Kriens, your starting point for the Golden Round Trip. Travel independently by panorama gondola and aerial cableway to the summit of Mount Pilatus. A uniquely impressive panorama of 73 Alpine peaks and countless lakes awaits you on Pilatus Kulm, some 2132 metres (7000 feet) above sea level. Several restaurants and a large sun terrace await you. A spectacular ride on the world's steepest cogwheel railway then takes you down to Alpnachstad, where you enjoy a pleasant 1.5 hour cruise to Lucerne.
Departing1 March - 1 November, 14 November - 31 December 20
Barcelona Food Walking TourSpain
Discover the best gourmet offerings in a city renowned for its gastronomic excellence. Tantalize your taste buds trying local cheeses and olives, sample the different types of ham and discover the oldest wood fired oven in Europe. During your foodie stroll you'll learn about the history of patisserie in Barcelona by visiting the cafe where the famous Xocolata (hot chocolate) was invented. And of course a gastronomic tour of Barcelona wouldn't be complete without a visit to the famous Boqueria market. View our great airfares, travel insurance, hotels and car hire.
DepartingValid for select departures 01 January - 31 Decemb
Tuscany by Rail, 3 DaysItaly
Immerse yourself in the culinary capital of Italy while staying in the beautiful walled city of Siena. Day 1 Rome - Siena. Board the train this morning to Siena. On arrival you will be met at the station and transferred to your hotel for the next two nights. Spend the rest of the day exploring this medieval walled city at your leisure. Day 2 Siena. Today is at leisure to explore Siena on your own. Why not experience an optional private tour today? You can enjoy a walking tour of Siena this morning followed by an excursion to the hilltop town of San Gimignano and stop at a local winery for a tasting of Tuscan wines and local delicacies. Day 3 Siena. The package ends after breakfast at the hotel.
DepartingAdvertised price is 01 April - 30 April 2015
The Cotswolds, Bath & Oxford - Small Group Tour in EnglandEngland
Explore the beauty of the English countryside in the charming Cotswolds, passing the ancient stone circle of Avebury and the grandeur of Bath & Oxford. Day 1: London - Avebury - Lacock - Cirencester (249 km) Depart London in the morning and travel to Wiltshire, stopping in Avebury to wander amidst the largest stone circle in the world. Continue to Lacock, a quaint village renowned for its medieval cloister houses and unique abbey, then spend time in Bath to admire its Georgian architecture and Roman past. Arrive at Cirencester in the heart of the Cotswolds to spend the evening in a quintessentially English village. Day 2: Cirencester - Bourton-on-the-Water - Stow-on-the-Wold - Oxford - London (175 km) Discover the thatched-roof churches, water meadows and beech woods of the Cotswold scenery as you drive through the area's distinctive villages. Visit Bourton-on-the-Water, often described as one of the prettiest villages in England, and Stow-on-the-Wold to view its charming traditional houses before arriving in Oxford. Spend time at leisure exploring the 'city of dreaming spires' then return to London where your tour concludes in the evening.
Departing04 April - 14 December 2015
ANZAC Classic, 4 DaysTurkey
HIGHLIGHTS: Istanbul - Gallipoli With a Contiki Tour Manager and experienced English speaking Turkish Guide you'll pay tribute to the ANZAC's who fought at Gallipoli in 1915. Discover ANZAC Cove, attend the memorial services and be there for the Dawn Ceremony. Back in Istanbul you're close to the action and on our city tour you'll check out all the key sites like the Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar Day 1: Arrive Istanbul Check-in to your hotel & meet up with your Contiki team & fellow travellers this evening in Turkey's largest city where East literally meets West. Day 2: Istanbul to Gallipoli Today we'll start our pilgrimage to Gallipoli & prepare to feel this buzzing atmosphere, where we'll join thousands of others for this incredible experience, sleeping out under the stars before taking part in tomorrow's ANZAC Dawn Service. Day 3: ANZAC Day at Gallipoli We'll wake up before sunrise to experience the moving Dawn Service & walk in the footsteps of the soldiers up the very same cliffs as the ANZAC troops. We'll pay our respects at the National Services for Australian troops at Lone Pine & the New Zealand troops at Chunuk Bair before returning to Istanbul for our last night on the trip. Day 4: Istanbul After breakfast, we'll head out to explore the city on a guided tour. Then it's time to say goodbye to your new friends as your trip ends at approx. midday. View our great airfares, travel insurance, hotels and car hire.
DepartingOnly on 23 April 2015
A cradle of civilisation, an epicentre of culture and a geopolitical giant; there’s not much you can’t say about Europe. It calls to travellers from far and wide with a list of diverse countries that each offer unique history, culture and experiences. With so much to see and do, this country lends itself well to guided tours with a plethora available, providing the perfect chance to uncover the best that Europe has to offer.
Don't miss these Europe attractions
- Day trip to the Black Forest
- Lucerne Lakes and the Top of Europe
- Art tours in Paris
- Multi-day excursions through Portugal
- Shopping tours in Milan
It’s far from the world’s largest continent, but what Europe lacks in size it makes up for in sheer diversity. Indeed, one of the main advantages of travelling in Europe is the chance to experience a broad range of cultures in a short period of time, and often one of the best ways to do that is on a dedicated tour.
Explore the French capital Paris or take a walking tour of Berlin and soak up the history of a city fought over for centuries. Check out the canals of Amsterdam, cycle around beautiful Bruges, party in Prague and take a guided stroll around beachside Barcelona – your choice of European tour activities is practically endless.
It’s not so much a question of where to go, but how to get around, when it comes to taking a tour in Europe. Sail the high seas in Croatia and appreciate some spectacular Adriatic scenery, hit the slopes on a ski tour of Switzerland, trundle around the vineyards of Tuscany on a guided wine tour or spend some time soaking up the sunshine on the fabulous Greek isles.
Whether it’s a trip to Oktoberfest in Munich, a stop at the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, a Balkan trek through some of Europe’s most exotic destinations or a leisurely jaunt through the cafes of Vienna, many of the most popular activities in Europe are enhanced by enjoying them with an experienced tour guide at hand.