Epic adventure tours for 18 to 35 year olds
Explore all Western and Central Europe have to offer on land and on sea! Our 21 day tour begins exploring historic and magnificent landmarks, as we travel through enchanting Baroque architecture, headed to the central coast. Finish with a week sailing around the Croatian Islands on a skippered sailing holiday with MedSailors!
Visit the world's most popular tourist attraction and icon of Paris.
Snow capped mountains, medieval villages and calm lakes await.
Best explored by gondola, experience Venice from the water.
Sail around breathtaking islands on a skippered sailing holiday with MedSailors
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.
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.
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.
Paris to Burgundy
Au 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.
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.
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.
Swiss Alps to Cinque Terre
As we say goodbye to the Swiss Alps and venture across the border into Italy. Take in the sites as we go past the fashion capital of the world, Milan. Then continuing down the coast for the famous Cinque Terre villages.
Cinque Terre to Pisa
Spend the morning along the rugged Italian Riviera coastline, stopping at a couple of 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.
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.
Wake up 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.
Florence to Rome
We press onwards to the Ancient City of Rome, Italy's capital, via the fast train. 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!
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.
Rome to Venice
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!
Venice to Lake Bled
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.
Lake Bled to Ljubljana
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!
Ljubljana to 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.
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.
Budapest to Belgrade
Leaving Budapest we make our way to the capital of Serbia, Belgrade. Known as the "White City", this gritty exuberant city is considered one of Europe's most happening. Where the Sava and Danube Rivers kiss, discover the lively pedestrian boulevard of Knex Mihailova, the ancient Belgrade Fortress, Savamala quarter and Kalemegdan park.
Belgrade to Mostar
From Belgrade we pass through a beautiful slice of the past, Mostar. This enchanting and historical town in Bosnia-Herzegovina has stunning religious buildings with Roman and Ottoman influences but the main landmark is the majestic stone arc of Stari Most Bridge.
Mostar to Split
Our journey continues into Split, Croatia's second-largest city. Explore the Riva, Split's bustling seafront promenade, or wander the cobbled streets of the stunning Old Town and discover the famous Diocletian Palace. Now's your chance to enjoy some delicious Dalmatian food!
Split to Supetar
Today we take to the seas with MedSailors! Departing Split in the afternoon, we sail to the tranquil island of Solta. Spend the day swimming and paddleboarding in crystal clear turquoise waters. As evening approaches, sample delicious Croatian cuisine as you take in your very first sunset on the yacht.
Reaching Vrboska in the afternoon, venture around Croatia's Little Venice and Croatia's oldest town Stari Grad. Fancy a party? Head over to Hvar Town and check out St Stephens Square before experiencing the best nightlife the island has to offer.
We sail to Loviste on the Peljesac Peninsula. Laze the day away or paddleboard in the crystal-clear turquoise water. Tuck into a top Croatian dinner and enjoy a superb sunset, topped off with an evening under the stars.
Next stop is Korcula island. Arriving at the small fishing village Lumbarda, spend the afternoon wine tasting or explore the sights of Old Town. Visit the Marco Polo Museum and get lost in St Mark's Square, the evening is yours!
Calling all nature lovers, next up is the tiny green island of Mljet. Discover Mljet National Park, the salt lakes and the Benedictine Monastery. Snorkel through hidden coves, bike through the wild pine forest or relax on untouched sandy beaches.
Sipan to Dubrovnik
Voyaging to Sipan, the largest of the Elaphiti Islands, we spend the day on a quiet beach. For those keen to explore, check out the amazing ruins of St Peter's Church. In evening, we'll have sunset drinks on the yacht and dinner at a local konoba (restaurant).
Today we cruise into Dubrovnik, Croatia for our final sail. Known for its historical medieval architecture, admire Dubrovnik’s Ancient City Walls and explore the wonders of Old Town before you end the day with an epic night out.
What’s included on every Wild Kiwi tourExpert local guide/driverNew 18 seat vehicleFlash-pack accomodationBreakfast everyday
What's also included on this tour
- 7 Days sailing Croatia on-board a premier yacht
- 4 Group dinners whilst overland
- 6 Mediterranean lunches on-board your yacht
- Walking tours of Florence, Rome, Ljubljana & Belgrade
- Orientation tours of Brussels & Venice
- Transfers to Hvar Old Town and Korcula Old Town
- Entry to Szechenyi Thermal Baths
- Burgundy Wine Tasting
- Budapest Ruin Bar Pub Crawl
- Optional BYO picnic under Eiffel Tower
- Visit a famous Swiss Cheese Factory
- Stop and explore the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa
- Bullet train to Rome
- Driving tours Of Paris, Budapest & scenic drive of Swiss Alps
- Stand up paddle board, dinghy & snorkelling gear while sailing
Why Wild Kiwi
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!
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.
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!
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