European Adventure

Epic adventure tours for 18 to 35 year olds

European Adventure

14Days    From  €1,480pp
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European Adventure

European Adventure

Experience the very best of Central and Western Europe's well-known attractions and destinations on our 14 day adventure tour. From exploring ancient cities to stunning coastal towns, experience an exhilarating journey absorbing a wealth of history and artifacts that'll be sure to the impress even the massive history buffs out there.

Highlights

Colloseum

See this remarkable oval amphitheatre in the centre of Rome.

Swiss Alps

Snow capped mountains, medieval villages and calm lakes await.

Eiffel Tower

Visit the world's most popular tourist attraction and icon of Paris.

Budapest Ruin Bars

Have a drink in the ruins of abandoned buildings from WWII.

Itinerary

Option to depart from London the evening before the start date.

Day 1

Amsterdam to Brussels

Today we drive to Brussels, the capital of Belgium. Discover the Grand Palace or Brussels Comic Book Museum. For lunch we'll sample some tasty Belgian dishes including mussels, frites and world famous waffles! With a glass of belgian beer, let's toast to our adventure with our Wild Kiwi family before we continue to Paris.

Day 1 cont.

Brussels to Paris

After our drive into the city of love we take a driving tour of the city. We'll see treasured landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Cathedral of Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe. Afterwards, we'll enjoy dinner parisian style in the Latin Quarter.

Day 2

Paris

Today we have the entire day to check out all of the famous Parisian sites. Explore the Seine River by foot or by boat, be an art buff at the Louvre to see the Mona Lisa, people watch at one of many sidewalk cafes, shop along the Champs-Elysees or for those young at heart, head to Disneyland Paris.

Day 3

Paris to Burgundy

Av revoir Paris! Today we depart on a scenic drive and cross the border into Switzerland. On our way, we stop for lunch in the prestigious wine region, Burgundy. Sample the Burgundy wines, and other varietals, while you take in the rolling hills and wander one of the medieval villages.

Day 3 cont.

Burgundy to Swiss Alps

Continuing our journey, we drive past crystal clear rivers and snow capped mountains as we get closer to the Swiss Alps. Settling in at our Alpine Resort where we will spend the next two days with some of the most spectacular views.

Day 4

Swiss Alps

Today we explore all that the Swiss Alps have to offer! Enjoy a full day on the top of Mount Titlis, take a scenic train journey, find picturesque walking trails, cosy up with Swiss Cheese Fondue, or stroll through medieval landmarks in the old towns.

Day 5

Swiss Alps to Cinque Terre

As we say goodbye to the Swiss Alps, we venture down to the Italian coast. After a visit to the fashion capital of the world, Milan, we spend the evening in the famous La Spezia.

Day 6

Cinque Terre to Pisa

Wake up along the rugged Italian Riviera coastline, at the legendary Cinque Terre villages. Partake in the cliffside walk and stop at one of the seaside villages for tasty local cuisine. Or, simply take in views of the steep terraces, colourful houses and harbours filled with fishing boats.

Day 6 cont.

Pisa to Florence

Back on the road, we arrive into the exquisite Tuscan region, famous for wine, food, architecture, and a movie or two. Before settling in under the Tuscan Sun, we stop at the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa so you can grab that perfect insta photo.

Day 7

Florence to Rome

As we say goodbye to the Tuscan region, we stop in the cultural city of Florence with a walking tour of this Renaissance city. History oozes out of every pore of this artistic and cultural centre, home to Michelangelo’s ‘David’, the Duomo, and boutique shopping.

Day 7 cont.

Rome

We press onwards to the Ancient City of Rome, Italy's capital. Explore the world's smallest city, The Vatican. See inside the most popular attractions such as St. Peter's Basilica, The Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, with its famous ceiling painted by Michelangelo!

Day 8

Rome to Venice

Today we continue to experience everything Rome has to offer! Tour the Colosseum and Roman Forum, toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain and grab gelato outside the Colosseum! Visit one of the most beautiful squares, the romantic Piazza Navona - lined with trendy cafes, shops and restaurants.

Day 9

Venice to Lake Bled

We travel from Rome to Venice; a unique city, perched across 118 islands. See the world-famous St Marks Square, Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge and be sure to enjoy a legendary gondola ride, a must do in Venice!

Day 10

Lake Bled to Ljubljana

Get your cameras ready, from Venice we'll head to Lake Bled for a picture-perfect experience. The blue-green lake has an island, clifftop medieval castle, and picturesque mountains allowing the perfect insta photo opportunity.

Day 10 cont.

Ljubljana to Budapest

From the unforgettable lake, it's only a short drive to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Despite its small size, it features a wealth of cultures, activities and sights. Wander the breathtaking Ljubljana Castle overlooking the city dating back to the 16th Century!

Day 11

Budapest

Departing Ljubljana we journey across the border into Hungary. The drive along the way is full of rolling hills, vineyards and the largest lake of the region, Lake Balaton. Once we reach the eclectic city of Budapest, we will spend the evening dancing away at one of the legendary ruin bars.

Day 12

Budapest to Bosnian Mountain Lodge

Blessed with an abundance of hot springs, and known to cure a macskajaj (hangover), start the day 'taking the waters' in Budapest at the famous Szechenyi baths. From there roam the city streets to spot historic remains, new flamboyant architecture, taste Hungarian goulash or take a leisurely walk along the Danube.

Day 13

Bosnian Mountain Lodge to Mostar

Leaving Budapest we make our way to a medieval Bosnian settlement nestled in remote mountains. Get a glimpse of village life as it would have been in centuries gone by, as we enjoy a relaxed night with a sumptuous Bosnian feast and quaint log cabins in stunning forest surroundings.

Day 14

Mostar to Split

We continue our journey through Bosnia Herzegovina as we pass through a beautiful slice of the past, Mostar. This enchanting and historical town has stunning religious buildings with Roman and Ottoman influences but the main landmark is the majestic stone arc of Stari Most Bridge.

Day 14 cont.

Split

Our journey continues into our final destination Split, Croatia's second-largest city. Explore the bustling seaside promenade, Riva or spend your last moments with your Wild Kiwi fam wandering the cobbled streets of Old Town discovering the famous Diocletian Palace.

What’s included on every Wild Kiwi tour

Expert local guide/driverLuxury Travel VehiclesFlash-pack accommodationBreakfast everyday

What's also included on this tour

  • 4 Group Dinners
  • Driving Tours Of Paris & scenic drive of Swiss Alps
  • Walking tours of Florence, Rome & Ljubljana
  • Orientation tours of Brussels & Mostar
  • Burgundy Wine Tasting
  • Entry to Szechenyi Thermal Baths
  • Stop and explore the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Ruin Bar Pub Crawl
  • Optional BYO picnic under Eiffel Tower
  • Scenic Drive through Swiss Alps
  • Visit a famous Swiss Cheese Factory
  • Visit the famous Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Bullet train to Rome

Amazing trip! The itinerary is put together well to see all the highlights of the East Coast in two weeks, while still having enough time to indulge in each city’s unique atmosphere.

Frank Plessers
Belgium

The bus trips were excellent and traveling with a smaller group was far more fun then the larger tour groups. Got to see many things a long the way with plenty of stops. Would definitely recommend this trip. Made family and friends back home very jealous.

Luke Malynn
New Zealand

I could go on and on but I believe with other reviews, this company's reputation speaks for itself. Mahalo for a wonderful time. Aloha!

Florence James
United States

Why Wild Kiwi

Our Vehicles

Our vehicles get wolf whistles wherever they go – and for good reason, with massive windows to give you an incredible view (they’re tinted too, to protect you from baking in the sun), USB ports and enough leg room to stretch out. There’s also unlimited WIFI available – Talk about the high life!

Our Guides

We find epic humans with a love for NZ, a fondness for creating good times, and the gift of the gab when we put them behind the wheel, tasked with giving you the EXPERIENCE of a lifetime. Our experienced guides pride themselves on finding places a little off the beaten track to ensure your trip is a memorable one.

Small Groups

Despite what people say, we think small is best – when it comes to travelling, that is. It means you don’t get lost or left out in the chaos of a large group and you really get to know your fellow Wild Kiwis. Be prepared to make some awesome friendships with people from around the globe – we tend to get tight on our tours!

How it works

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Getting there

You can fly direct to Amsterdam with many International carriers, as well as domestically within the Netherlands.