Europe Tours

Odyssey Traveller’s European tour packages are an inclusive Europe holiday package offered by this tour company as part of their small group tour global educational program. With a knowledgeable tour guide our small group tours Europe for senior or mature couples & the solo traveller spend time exploring and learning about the destinations of Europe . For the traveler these Europe trip packages 2022 are for groups of up to sixteen senior travelers, represent the best of the grand tour of Northern Europe, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe and Southern Europe, classic journeys to be enjoyed from one of the best European tour companies. An organized escorted tour offered to satisfy your requirements for a European vacation package as a solo traveler/single traveller maybe a European walking tour , coach tour or one of our European train tours complete with Eurail pass.

Odyssey’s tours of Europe are inclusive travel packages by this small group tour company offering small group tours around the world . With a knowledgeable tour guide our small group tours Europe for senior or mature couples & the solo traveller spend time exploring and learning about the destinations of Europe . For the traveler these Europe trip packages 2022 for groups of up to sixteen senior travelers, represent the best of the grand tour of Northern Europe, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe and Southern Europe, classic journeys to be enjoyed from one of the best European tour companies. The organized tour offered to satisfy your requirements for a European vacation package as a solo traveler/single traveller maybe a European walking tour , coach tour or one of our European train tours complete with Eurail pass.

Destinations

Albania

Albania - Shkoder

Armenia

Sevan Monastery, Armenia

Austria

Vienna rooftops

Azerbaijan

Old town, baku, azerbaijan, caucasus

Belgium

Canals of Bruges, Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stari Most in the city of Mostar

Bulgaria

St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria

Corsica

Balagne village of Speloncato, Corsica

Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia, Dalmatian coast

Cyprus

Eastern Mediterranean Cyprus

Czech Republic

Prague bridges river

Denmark

Scandinavia tours

Estonia

Tallinn, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Estonia

Finland

Scenic summer panorama of the Market Square (Kauppatori) at the Old Town pier in Helsinki, Finland

France

Carcassonne, France

Georgia

Tbilisi Georgia Caucasus

Germany

Brandenburg gate Berlin

Greece

Glory of Greece

Greenland

Greenland valley

Hungary

Hungary, Budapest

Iceland

Iceland - kirkjufell

Italy

View from Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, Italy

Latvia

Tours of Latvia for seniors

Lithuania

Shoppers in Old Town, Vilnius

Macedonia

Malta

Tours to Malta

Montenegro

Perast, Bay of Kotor, Montenegro

Norway

Poland

Warsaw old town

Portugal

Alfama, Lisbon Portugal

Romania

Russia

Icons of Moscow

Sardinia

Sardinia, Italy

Serbia

Spain

Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain.

Sweden

Old Town, Stockholm

Switzerland

Aerial view of the Swiss Alps with the Great St Bernard Pass

The Netherlands

Tulips and windmill

Turkey

Archaeological Turkey

A travel experience as part of a European tours program that provides small group touring that will explore the culture and history of the place in a relaxed environment. Our guided European bus tour program represent some of the best European tours packages for seniors exploring on a multi country tour, some of the great European cities that made up the grand tour of the last century, such as, Amsterdam, Athens, Paris, Prague, Venice, Budapest , Dubrovnik , Istanbul or Vienna, in Central Europe or Lisbon, ancient Rome , or perhaps the quaint villages or old town(s) of the Dalmatian coast or the Amalfi coast.

You can also join Odyssey on some of the best European tours for seniors on a range of travel dates for walking including the Camino de Santiago or other European pilgrims trails, but we do not offer a river cruise anywhere. Each European tour focuses on particular parts of Europe with small group tours to Spain and Portugal, Czech Republic or Southern Italy allowing you time to view the beautiful scenery such as Iceland or 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 a UNESCO world heritage site are destinations many travelers aspire to visit and are included in the itinerary of each of our European package tours offered. To be one of the best European package tours for seniors, means we have to listen to you, our travelers, to offer travel for seniors in a tour package that goes beyond spectacular scenery, with an itinerary of merit on any of our escorted tours offered as part of our Europe tour package program.

Travel to France, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Italy, the islands of the Mediterranean sea, Croatia, Central Europe, Greece or Turkey. Typically Odyssey offers extraordinary itineraries for a 21 day fully escorted tour with a tour director in a European destination with a good tour director and local guides, to allow you to 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 on one of Odyssey’s small group tours.

Odyssey’s small group tours Europe are typically for 21 days fully escorted with local guides with typically up to 12 travellers, a blend of solo traveller (s) and couples booked on a European tour package. Maximum would be 16 travellers on the small group tours Europe.

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FAQs

What are the top Europe travel experiences?

There is no lack of destinations to experience in Europe. Odyssey has listed some of the most unique destinations in Europe, which you should try to visit at least once in your lifetime:

  • Visit Iceland and discover some stunning natural wonders including the impressive waterfalls Seljalandfoss and Skogafoss.
  • The Lofoten Islands, above the Arctic Circle, Northern Norway.
  • From the never-ending daylight of midnight sun in summer to winter’s northern lights over snowy peaks, Lofoten charms visitors in every season.
  • Visit Provence from mid-June to mid-Aug to see the Lavender in Bloom in Provence, France.
  • The magical island of Crete, Greece. As epicenter of the Minoan culture in its early days, Crete was also part of The Roman Empire, Byzantium, The Arabs, The Ottoman Empire and Venetia.
  • The Cotswold region, England, to experience the gently rolling countryside, romantic thatched cottages with roses trailing from windows and cream teas, with beautiful Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for Roman and Georgian history.
  • Transylvania, Romania, off the beaten path with incredible beauty and rich in culture, but with fewer tourists. Also, with its famous Dracula castle – Bran Castle.
  • Yerevan, Armenia’s capital city and most populous city, it’s home to jaw-dropping scenery, mouth-watering food, and some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet.
  • Budapest, the capital of Hungary should definitely be on your bucket list if you’re fond of castles, hills and culture. The Danube river divides this eastern European city into Buda and Pest.
  • The Outer Hebrides, Scotland, offers unspoiled strips of immaculate golden beaches that are rarely touched by human footprints. And yet, the water really is Caribbean blue.

What is different on a small group tour?

Odyssey Traveller is based in Sydney, Australia, however, we have many travellers from USA, Canada, UK and Europe who travel with us every year.

We specialise in educational small group tours for seniors, typically groups sizes are between 6 to 12 people, and no more than 16 travellers. Odyssey has been offering this style of adventure and educational programs since 1983. We offer a wide range of fully escorted, cultural and heritage journeys that expand horizons and broaden the mind. Our tours are designed for active, inquisitive travellers in a small group environment.

What's the accommodation like on a group tour?

In major cities, Odyssey stays in centrally located 3–4-star hotels, with easy access to public transport. In smaller towns or rural areas, we usually stay in family-run hotels or guesthouses. On our long-stay tours, during which you spend the length of the tour in a single location, we use serviced apartments where available.

What are the best Europe travel destinations for history?

Europe has a rich and distinctive history with a patchwork of cultures and traditions that span thousands of years. There is so much history to discover when visiting Europe and below are the top 10 places that Odyssey recommends visiting at least once in your lifetime:

Why choose us for a small group adventure holiday?

Odyssey specialises in educational small group tours for solo traveller or those travelling with their partner, exclusively for senior or mature travellers, typically for groups of between 6 to 12 people, and no more than 18 travellers. Odyssey’s package holidays are tailored for the reasonably active senior or mature traveller, be you seeking over 50 travel groups, over 60, or over 70 and seeking to travel as a couple or looking for solo travel tours. Odyssey has been offering this style of adventure and educational programs since 1983, not just as small group escorted tours of Australia but all around the world.

Odyssey was originally developed by a collection of member Universities across Australia, New Zealand and Asia to lead the way in providing escorted, an educational small group tour for mature aged and senior travellers, to unique and intriguing parts of the world with a tour director and tour guide. Today, Odyssey still has an association with universities through the profile of the tour director for each tour group. It seeks out like-minded organisations and individuals committed to our philanthropic objectives by providing academic-based merit scholarships to university students studying in Australia and New Zealand.

Odyssey offers a wide range of educational, cultural and heritage journeys as an organised tour that expands horizons and broadens the mind with some 300 tours listed on the website, from Dinosaurs in Mongolia to a Walking Tour of the Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain or the Australian outback. Designed for active, inquisitive travellers in a small tour group environment with a set itinerary. Tour attendees typically number between 6 to 12 and are a couple or solo travellers. This emphasis on small group travel with a tour leader ensures a friendly and personal tour environment for you and your fellow traveller, which is at the heart of our philosophy. Simply put, Odyssey Traveller provides holidays with an itinerary for couples and holidays for solo travellers over 50.

What are the best Europe travel destinations national parks and nature?

National parks are the perfect way to experience and appreciate the unique landscapes found throughout Europe. As you plan your next European getaway, be sure to make a stop or two at one of the most beautiful national parks in Europe, below are a few that Odyssey recommends:

What is the best time of year to visit Europe?

If you prefer a warmer holiday, the best time to visit Europe is during the summer months of June to September. This is the time when the sun is high, the beaches are warm and the weather is sunny.

If you are a traveller who prefers when the crowds are smaller, the best months to visit Europe is during Spring (March-May) or Autumn (Sep-Nov).

If you are a keen skier or lover of Christmas markets, you should definitely go over December and January.

What ages are the group holidays suitable for?

Odyssey Traveller specialises in educational small group tours for seniors, and average ages are between 56-75 years of ages, however, we welcome any ages over 50. We are based in Sydney, Australia, however, we have many travellers from USA, Canada, UK and Europe who travel with us every year.

Our group sizes are between 6 to 12 people, and no more than 16 travellers. Odyssey has been offering this style of adventure and educational programs to since 1983. We offer a wide range of fully escorted, cultural and heritage journeys that expand horizons and broaden the mind. Our tours are designed for active, inquisitive travellers in a small group environment.

How will i stay well on a trip?

Being Travel fit for mature and senior travellers remains an important element of enjoying a small group tour. This page shares tips about diet, solo travel, packing tips and footwear to help you plan your vacation to Europe, United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand for example.

How does the member savings program save me money?

Read about Odyssey’s frequent traveller Alumni Program here.

Planning your first trekking holiday?

Odyssey’s active tours are designed for those mature travellers who enjoy an active lifestyle and would like to keep the same pace during their holidays. The activity level can usually be tailored to the group’s fitness level ensuring all travellers are looked after. Small groups of like-minded people, typically a maximum of 12 people.

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