Europe Tours

Odyssey’s tours of Europe are inclusive travel packages, small group tours of senior or mature couples & single travelers. European tour packages for groups of up to sixteen people, represent the best of the grand tour, a travel experience that will explore the culture and history of the place in a relaxed environment, exploring Budapest, Dubrovnik Istanbul Lisbon, Prague and ancient Rome or the Dalmatian coast or the Almafi coast or join Odyssey to walk the Camino de Santiago or other European pilgrims trails. Each European tour focuses on particular parts of Europe with small group tours to Spain and Portugal, Czech Republic or Southern Italy allowing you to view the beautiful scenery such as the Norwegian fjords or take in the heritage sites such as the colosseum in Rome.

A tour of Europe, the grand tour to St Peter’s basilica, Prague, Budapest anywhere in eastern europe or just the Czech republic or many of the UNESCO world heritage sites are destinations many travelers aspire to visit.

Travel to France, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Italy, the islands of the Mediterranean sea, Central Europe, Greece or Turkey. Typically for 21 days fully escorted tours with a tour director of Europe with local guides, explore and learn about the ancient ruins of Rome or Greece, understand the importance of the Doge’s palace in Venice or piracy along the Dalmatian coast and Dubrovnik dating back to the Greeks. A selected Odyssey tour of Europe provides such tour packages to allow you enjoy a trip to remember.

Odyssey’s small group Tours to Europe are typically for 21 days fully escorted with local guides.

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Tours

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Join Odyssey Traveller as we follow French Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) through his beloved places in France on this 20-day tour.

21 days
Europe
Departing Apr, Sep

Short tour of Amsterdam of up to 5 days. Designed as a short tour for those who wish to spend additional time in places at the conclusion of their tour.

5 days
Europe
Departing Apr
Baltics Small Group escorted Tour Latvia Estonia Lithuania
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The Baltic States, flexing their economic muscles, continue to become a focus of interest everywhere. The fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent integration of Germany bound the region into the engine of the European economy. Our program studies the diverse histories of and influences on, the Baltic States and studies how each of them is coping with its different form of independence.

21 days
Europe
Departing May, Sep

Join Odyssey Traveller on this 21-day tour as we immerse ourselves in the grand sights and rich history of Spain. This tour is book-ended by the biggest cities of Spain–starting in the capital of Madrid and ending in Barcelona–with stops in smaller but equally beautiful towns that are not normally included in other commercial Spanish tours.

 

21 days
Europe
Departing May, Sep
mount of Mont Saint Michel, France
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Our 21 night program explores the north-west corner of France before hopping across the English Channel to the tiny autonomous islands of Jersey, Guernsey and Sark as well as the historic Isle of Wight. The tour combines the dramatic scenery of Normandy and Brittany with the quirky history and natural beauty of the Channel Islands together with the natural and historic splendour of the Isle of Wight in the English Channel.

22 days
British Isles, Europe
Departing May, Sep, Apr

The Oberammergau passion play is part of this  small group escorted tours for 21 days that travel across central Europe from Vienna  to Budapest with points in between. The group spends 2 nights in the town of Oberammergau for the play.

The program follows the Habsburg dynasty was influential in Central Europe from the 10th century. As Holy Roman Emperors they controlled an Empire which at its medieval zenith covered huge tracts of Europe stretching from Spain and the Netherlands to the Black Sea.

21 days
Europe
Departing May
Payanitsa chapel Krasnoyarsk
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Travel on the Trans-Siberian rail network from West to East to finishing in Siberia  after 21 days. The tour explore 6 key cities along the route with 2-3 night stays in each location before re-joining the train. Irkutsk has good flight connections for onward travel.

21 days
Europe
Departing May, Oct

Explore 3,000 years of life on the mainland and on three of the islands. Only have time to examine segments of the country’s long and varied past. We will, delve deeply into a number of the events that shaped Scotland.

22 days
British Isles, Europe
Departing Jul

Travel on the Trans-Siberian Railway for 22 days covering the second half of the Trans-Siberian journey, from Vladivostok to Krasnoyarsk in the heart of Siberian Russia  The tour explores 5 key cities with stops lasting 2-3 nights.

25 days
Europe
Departing Aug, Apr

Travel on the Trans-Siberian rail network from East to West to East to finishing in Helsinki after 21 days. The tour explore 6 key cities along the route with 2-3 night stays in each location before re-joining the train. Irkutsk has good flight connections for onward travel.

21 days
Europe
Departing Aug, Oct, Apr

Delve into Barcelona’s history, culture, and cuisine, take day trips to Andorra and the beach resort town of Sitges. Experience the Fiesta De La Mercè (a huge city festival), discover the wondrous architecture of Antoni Gaudi, take wine tours, learn to cook Catalan food, visit the Picasso and the Salvador Dali Museum. We also visit the Santa Maria Monastery of Montserrat.

This trip is a rare opportunity to discover what is below the surface of one of Europe’s most complex and beautiful cities.

21 days
Europe
Departing Aug, Apr
Romania
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This 14-day trip offers a rich selection of Romania’s fascinating sights, starting in Bucharest and weaving through this Eastern European nation to visit the dramatic “Dracula Castle”, the fortified churches of Transylvania, the painted monasteries of Moldovia, and other places of interest.

13 days
Europe
Departing Aug, Sep, Jun, Oct

Experience Denmark’s rich contemporary culture and discover its history, architecture, food, and natural wonders. On this tour, we are immersed in the Danish landscape and culture, we visit the happiest city in Europe, the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, and the home of the Danish Royal family, among many other wonderful sites.

20 days
Europe
Departing Aug, May

This tour allows us to explore the life and times of the royal families responsible for making England and Spain so significant in the 16th century. We spend 10 days in England visiting sites made famous by Henry VIII and his daughters Mary and his Elizabeth. From there we fly to Spain to spend the final 10 days looking at towns and palaces established by the Catholic monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella, and their Habsburg descendants.

21 days
British Isles, Europe
Departing Aug, May

Join Odyssey Traveller on this immersive 18-day tour of Portugal, a multi-sensory experience taking us from the capital of Lisbon, through Portugal’s many historic cities, and end at vibrant Porto on the coast of the Atlantic.

18 days
Europe
Departing Aug, Sep, Apr

Join us on this this comprehensive journey that begins in Heidelberg and ventures south to the romantic Black Forest to Munich. 22 Nights in Germany Featuring Berlin, Munich, the Black Forest, Bavaria, the Alps, and the Rhine as well as attending Oberammergau 2020.

23 days
Europe
Departing Aug

The Loire Valley is the largest site ever registered in France as World Heritage site by UNESCO. This walk crosses a multitude of historic towns and villages. Many of these places are explored on this walking tour.

18 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Jun
Northern Italy tours Lakes and Alps, escorted small groups
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The stunning Lakes Region of Italy has attracted the world’s rich and famous. Our program begins in the cosmopolitan city of Milan and ventures to two of the region’s lakes – Garda and Maggiore. Here we discover a wealth of natural beauty, castles, serene waters, snow-capped mountains and breathtaking scenery as we journey through Alto Adige, Fruili, Emilia Romagna and Liguria.

22 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Jun, May
Ancient Turkey
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This program offers the most spectacular, varied and historically important sites in Turkey, from Istanbul one of the world’s oldest cities to the ancient and now legendary city of Troy. Visit the theatres in Pergamum; enjoy visiting Ephesus and discover the cultural centres of Ankara, capital city of Turkey. Languish in Antalya, the major city of the Anatolian Mediterranean and in Konya learn about the mystic Whirling Dervishes.

22 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Apr, May

On this small group Paris tour, we take the time to get to know the Paris beyond the tourist centres. Staying in apartments, we  immerse ourselves in the city’s history, art, and culture, with a mixture of guided tours, day trips, and time to enjoy the city at leisure

22 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Mar
Island of Sicily
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For centuries Malta &  Sicily, held the key to the Mediterranean. Malta secured the Mediterranean for Britain and made it the world’s major maritime power. Possession of Sicily brought similar benefits to Rome. However, today the inhabitants retain their way of life for us to explore. Our program compares and contrasts the geography, history, culture and peoples of these two islands.

12 days
Europe
Departing Mar, Sep

Bulgaria and Romania have been at the crossroads of civilisations for centuries. Thracian and Roman ruins compete with Ottoman mosques and architecture. Austro-Hungarian churches, monasteries, castles and villages stand next to communist-era mansions and museums. All embraced by spectacular, varied and unspoilt natural beauty.

23 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Jun

Odyssey Traveller’s Via di Francesco (or the Way of St. Francis) small group walking tour links together places directly associated with the life and sacred travels of St. Francis of Assisi. This 18-day tour traverses Italy from Florence to Rome, with important stops in Assisi where St. Francis was born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone to a wealthy family in 1182 and where he died at the age of 44 in 1226.

18 days
Europe
Departing Sep
Torre de Belem Lisbon, Portugal
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Join Odyssey Traveller as we explore the history, culture, architecture, and cuisine of the cities of Lisbon and Barcelona over 21 days.

21 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Jun

Our tour features the best of the Italian countryside as well as the great cities and icons of Italy. We will see the Renaissance cities of Florence, Pisa, and Lucca as well as the Umbrian medieval cities of Perugia.

22 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Mar, Apr, Oct

This 20-day tour traversing the Via de la Plata will take travellers on an unforgettable trip rich in history and architectural wonders.

20 days
Europe
Departing Sep, May

Crete small group tour explores over 20 days a civilisation from some 3,500 years ago. This travel package tour of Crete takes you to the ancient cities, settlements and palaces of the Minoans to explore and learn about this ancient history.

20 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Apr

Discover Bulgaria on this 14-day tour that begins and ends in Sofia, the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. We will visit historic museums, cathedrals, and important monuments and ancient settlements that will paint a picture of the country’s years of foreign rule and the dramatic revival of its national consciousness in the 19th century.

14 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Jun

Explore the Faroe Islands on this fully escorted, five-day small group tour designed for mature travellers. This tour gives you chance to visit some of the islands’ most stunning sights and to explore the capital of Tórshavn, while discovering the interesting history of the Faroes and its unique culture. This tour can be an extension to a Scottish Isles or Scotland tour.

5 days
Europe
Departing Oct, Sep

Take a trip through Polish history in Odyssey Traveller’s Exploring Poland small group tour. This 21-day tour, especially designed for senior travellers, begins and ends in Warsaw, the capital and largest city of this central European country, with multiple stops in small towns with big histories that shaped the heart and soul of Poland. We will also take time to visit the homes and learn more about the life of Polish luminaries such as Frédéric Chopin and Nicolaus Copernicus.

22 days
Europe
Departing Oct, Jun

Discover Berlin while living there for almost three weeks. Berlin is one of the world’s most beloved cities. It is steeped in complex history, but committed to keeping memories present so that the past can be learned from.

20 days
Europe
Departing Oct, Apr

Berlin is a city rich in history,  a past plagued by conflict, and stories of powerful resistance. The Berlin Wall stood in place from 1961 to 1989. This 12 day walking tour explores the  beauty and culture in the present day.

12 days
Europe
Departing Oct, May

Join Odyssey Traveller as we take a leisurely tour of the French countryside, travelling by train from Paris to Bordeaux to Provence and back, over the course of 20 days.

22 days
Europe
Departing Oct, Mar

Travel on the Trans-Siberian Railway for 22 days covering the second half of the Trans-Siberian journey, from Krasnoyarsk in the heart of Siberian Russia to the port city of Vladivostok, the train journey’s eastern terminus. The tour explores 5 key cities with stops lasting 2-3 nights.

 

22 days
Europe
Departing Oct

Join us on our 17 day tour exploring the UNESCO-listed Canal du Midi.  The Canal was engineered by Pierre-Paul Riquet as a means to increase trade from Bordeaux and the Atlantic to Sète and the Mediterranean.  Taking approximately 14 years to complete, it is a feat of engineering ingenuity and artistic design, earning its title as one of the oldest operating canals in Europe and a treasure of world heritage that shaped the Industrial Revolution and modern technology.

18 days
Europe
Departing Oct, Apr

A Journey that commences in Rome before Christmas, takes in 12 places along it’s journey to Athens. Enjoy this off season tour avoiding the summer crowds to the key galleries and Museums of Mediterranean Europe as the history unfolds before you in a mild climate as you travel through the key countries of the Mediterranean.

27 days
Europe
Departing Dec

Walk sections of the ancient pilgrimage route Via Francigena, or The Way Through France, a journey that takes us from Geneva, Switzerland, through the Great St Bernard Pass and several Italian towns, until we reach Rome, the Eternal City.

18 days
Europe
Departing Apr, Oct

The villages of Alsace provide an introduction to the diversity which is France. In Burgundy we explore the local villages. Then onto the Jura Mountains, a region rarely visited by tourists. Finally, Provence and the Côte d’Azur, regions of inspiration for artists such as Van Gogh, Cézanne and Picasso. This program explores the remote mountain plateaux, perched villages and dramatic gorges as well as the Mediterranean coastline.

23 days
Europe
Departing May

Giacomo Puccini is considered one of the greatest composers of Italian opera. His works include Tosca, La Boheme, Madama Butterfly and Turandot. For Odyssey this Italy Puccini festival small group tour is a pleasure to offer.

20 days
Europe
Departing Jul

Join us on this this comprehensive journey that begins in Heidelberg and ventures south to the romantic Black Forest to Munich. 22 Nights in Germany Featuring Berlin, Munich, the Black Forest, Bavaria, the Alps, and the Rhine as well as attending Oberammergau 2020.

21 days
Europe
Departing Aug

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