See the world while it’s still there, is our philosophy on MildRover. And we’ve come across this tour that will take you across most of Central Europe in an action-packed 15-day escorted jaunt for just under $5000, including return flights.
That’s $800 per person off the list price, by booking early, and you will travel from Amsterdam to Paris through 11 countries, guided by experts all the way, in this hassle-free journey of European discovery .
Explore the Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and France!
Cruise the canals of Amsterdam and Venice, as well as the Rhine. Discover the beauty of Prague and Paris, the art, culture and food of Florence.
Try authentic Czech cuisine and have your breath taken away by the Swiss Alps and marvel at Italy’s famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Europe is waiting for you – don’t keep your travel dreams on hold!
NB: This tour has nothing to do with MildRover and we haven’t taken any payment or inducements to run this. It just seems like a good package for people who want to see a lot in a limited time.
- Marvel at the stunning scenery in Zaanse Schans
- Visit the lakeside town of Volendam
- Cruise the canals of Amsterdam
- See how Dutch cheese and clogs are crafted
- Enjoy a photo stop at a Dutch Windmill
- Cruise down the Rhine River
- Wine tasting in Germany’s Rhine Valley
- Visit the historic Bavarian city, Nuremberg
- See the best of Prague on a guided walking tour
- Taste authentic Czech cuisine
- Visit Bratislava, capital of Slovakia
- Walking tour of Austria’s capital, Vienna.
- Drive along and see the best-loved sights in Budapest
- Visit Lake Balaton
- Lunch stop in Maribor
- Walking tour of Ljubljana with a local guide
- Explore the heart of Venice
- Walking tour of Florence
- Dinner in Florence
- See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
- Enjoy a scenic mountain drive to Switzerland
- Enjoy a driving tour of Paris
- Visit the port city of Ghent
Day 1: Start of tour in Amsterdam
Welcome to Amsterdam and the start of your tour! Meet up with your tour leader this morning and start the adventure with a visit to a cheese farm where they show you the traditional ways of making cheese and clogs.
Next, enjoy some free time for lunch in the lakeside town of Volendam. Then it’s time to head to Zaanse Schans, known for its historic windmills and wooden houses. After arriving back in Amsterdam later, we’ll enjoy a complimentary Amsterdam canal cruise. This is one of the best ways to be introduced to Amsterdam! We’ll end the first day with a delicious dinner together.
Day 2: Amsterdam – Rhine Valley
Continuing on to the Rhine Valley, we board a riverboat and sail from St Goar to Boppard. With the highest concentration of medieval castles in all of Europe, this is a memorable trip!
Later, we will visit a local wine merchant for an included wine tasting. If the weather during the harvest allows, you may even get to try eiswein (ice wine)! It is a very sweet dessert wine that can only be harvested when the temperature drops below freezing.
Day 3: Nuremberg – Prague
Today we’re off to Prague! But first, we make a quick lunch stop in the Bavarian city of Nuremberg. Heavily bombed during WW2, Nuremberg was rebuilt, and today has been returned to some of its former glory.
Prague is a beautiful city and we’re so excited to be here! Known for its art and architecture, this destination will keep your camera clicking. The quirky bars and cobbled lanes add to the European charm.
Prague is also known for its brilliant beer and abundance of art. We take you on a walking tour of the city with a local guide and you can taste some authentic Czech cuisine for dinner. “Na zdraví” as they say in Czech!
Day 4: Prague: Free Day
Your time is your own today, so explore Prague the way you want to. Prague is often described as the jewel in the crown of Central Europe. You’ll find that the city is just as engaging as Barcelona, London or Amsterdam, and is at least as beautiful as Paris.
Join the Prague+ optional and hear all about the history and intriguing stories about this magnificent city!
You can stand in awe of Prague’s dramatic history and how it is reflected in the beauty of its churches, opera houses, concert halls and Prague castle.
Day 5: Bratislava – Vienna
Today we head for the grandeur of Vienna, visiting Bratislava, Capital of Slovakia, for a quick comfort stop. Surrounded by mountains, vineyards, ski runs and unbridled wilderness. Bratislava is a charming city. Spot the medieval castle overlooking the old town and marvel at recent Socialist-era architecture.
Next stop, the beautiful Austrian city of Vienna. A guided walking tour of the UNESCO-credited city centre. See sights like the Hofburg Palace and St Stephen’s Cathedral. Dinner is included tonight and afterwards and you could enjoy an orchestra performance. What could be better than experiencing music in one of the city’s concert halls?
Day 6: Vienna – Budapest
Wave Vienna goodbye as we make our way to the striking Hungarian capital of Budapest. Sitting astride the Danube River, this scenic city is known for its singular mix of Baroque, Neoclassical and Art Nouveau architecture.
On arrival in Budapest, get an overview of this historic city with our driving tour, guided by our local guide. The trip will start on the Buda side of the river and include excursions to Fisherman’s Bastion, glimpses of the Houses of Parliament & more.
This afternoon you have the freedom to explore the city and all of its delights however you please. Enjoy an optional dinner cruise along the Danube this evening.
Day 7: Lake Balaton – Maribor – Ljubljana
Leaving Budapest, to an iconic holiday destination in Hungary – the beautiful Lake Balaton. With nearly 200km of shoreline, it is the largest lake in central Europe. It’s a great place to take a dip on a hot summer day. Next, we’ll stop in Maribor in Slovenia. While here, enjoy lunch and visit the fascinating City Museum.
Then on to our final stop of the day, the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. It’s filled to the brim with fairytale castles, beautiful architecture and plenty of natural beauty. An expert local guide will accompany us on a walking tour to point out all the must-see attractions.
Afterwards, explore the city on your own or join an optional Slovenia Evening excursion before heading back to your hotel for the night.
Day 8: Ljubljana – Venice
Venice is our next stop, a city immortalised in literature, film and art for centuries. Its timeless waterways and artistic masterpieces (more per square kilometre than anywhere else on earth) make it truly unique – this is a city that will capture your heart and imagination.
Being Italian, there’s no shortage of incredible food and culture either! Your tour leader will introduce you to the city with an orientation walk, during which you’ll see sights like the world-famous St Marks Square, Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge.
The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore this unforgettable city on your own – don’t miss the opportunity to take a gondola and water taxi to explore Venice from the water.
Day 9: Florence – Tuscany
Leaving Venice is never easy, but luckily the hills of Tuscany are ahead of us! Marvel at the countryside as we head for Florence.
On arrival, we’ll get a panoramic view of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo – gorgeous! Then we take a fascinating walking tour of the city with a local guide.
Learn about the history of the city and see historical landmarks. Some of these landmarks date back to Roman times! Enjoy a traditional Italian meal at a local restaurant in Florence. After exploring, we make our way to the Tuscan countryside, where we spend the night.
Day 10: Pisa – Swiss Alps
Departing Tuscany, we make for one of Europe’s most famous buildings. Make sure your camera is charged as we head to Pisa!
Learn the true story behind the leaning tower, and be sure to take some photos! It’s time for a change of scenery as we cross over to the Alps.
We’re just as excited as you are to breathe some fresh mountain air! Is there a better way to enjoy the magic of Switzerland than staying in a typical Swiss village? Take in the beauty of the snow-capped mountains and the greenery around you.
Day 11: Swiss Alps: Free Day
The Alps are yours today! You can make the most of your time by taking a leisurely stroll through the local villages or along crystal-clear lakes or hitting the slopes for a spot of skiing.
Why not take a train or cable car to higher altitudes and surround yourself with snow-capped peaks and white winter snow? If you decide to go to a local village your options are limitless!
Walk through the market stalls, indulge in the local refreshments or sip on some warm gluhwein. You could even shop for chocolates and cuckoo clocks, or have a fondue!
Day 12: Swiss Alps – Paris
It’s an early start today as we make our way out of the mountains. It’s time for the city of lights and love: Paris! Arriving in the afternoon, we’ll take you on a driving tour of the French capital.
Get your cameras ready – you’ll be seeing some of the city’s most treasured landmarks! The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe.
Take note of places to visit on your free day tomorrow.
After the driving tour we’ll enjoy dinner at a restaurant in the Latin Quarter. We’ll then travel back to the hotel on Paris’ world-famous metro system.
Day 13: Paris: Free Day
Today is all yours to explore as you wish. You can visit the famous Louvre museum – a must-see! Get a glimpse of that most famous avenue, the Champs Elysees. This stretch of road is overlooked by the famous Arc de Triomphe.
If you want to explore the darker side, you can descend to the infamous catacombs! Alternatively, stay above ground, explore the museums and tick off all the must-sees. People-watch from a roadside café, or simply stroll the city. Whatever you do, you will be following in the footsteps of great painters, musicians and writers.
Day 14: Paris – Ghent – Amsterdam
It’s our last day already! It’s an early start as we depart Paris, sit back and relax as we drive to our lunch stop – the Belgian city of Ghent. Enjoy some free time to explore the medieval city centre and grab a bite to eat. While we’re driving back to Amsterdam why not use the time to exchange contact details with your fellow travellers. We hope you enjoyed your Europe coach Tour.
Dates and Deals
On sale from $4999 per person – normally $5799 per person!
2023 Departs Monthly 04 May, 01, 15 June, 27 July, 10 Aug, 07 Sept, 05, 19 Oct. Deposit $2500 per person. Balance 60 days prior to departure.
2024 Departs Monthly 28 March, 25 April, 09, 23 May, 06 June, 18 July, 01, 15, 29 Aug, 12 Sept. Deposit $500 per person.
Flights: Return economy airfares from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth
Accommodation: 13 nights in twin share hotel rooms with private en-suite facilities (Solo travellers have the option to pay a single supplement for a private room)
Meals: 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 6 dinners. Vegetarian options available for all meals on request
Transport: Modern air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and toilet onboard. Any public transport used as part of the tour days (excludes free days)
Escorted tour: English-speaking tour leader, who will be on hand with advice and tips to ensure that you get the most from your trip.
All taxes and fees included
Want to enhance or extend your holiday?
Add extra nights – ask about extending your stay in Amsterdam or Paris, Combine this coach tour with our Travelzoo European River Cruise deal.
Fly Business class – request a quote for the best Business class airfares.
Phone 1300 168910 (+61 400 226 494 outside Australia)
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