Grand tour of Europe

For the senior couple or mature solo traveler seeking a small group educational tour focussed on exploring and learning with like minded people in Europe.

From €23,526 EUR



  1. 1. Explore Italy's and Spain's medirterranean coastline
  2. 2. Explore the historic city of Lisbon
  3. 3. Learn about the importance of trade in Brugge

Departure Dates

Departure Date Price
22 May 2022

Ends 25 July 2022

28 August 2022

Ends 31 October 2022

21 May 2023

Ends 24 July 2023

27 August 2023

Ends 30 October 2023

Small Group Grand tour of leading European countries.

For some 65 days, this small group tour for senior couples or solo travellers, explore and learn the history and culture of Europe on a small group educational tour. Limited to a departure in May or August each year, with 14 likeminded travelers, plus your tour director and a local guide.

This Grand European tour starts in Berlin and heads down to through Central Europe towards Eastern Europe. Travelers typically enjoy multi night stays in the old town of Vienna, Budapest, Prague and Dubrovnik, for example. This escorted tour follows and explores the historic Dalmatian coast, before crossing over to Venice, Genoa, Barcelona, Seville and Lisbon. Rather than being the European grand tour of old that took the grand tourist of 18th century and 19th century to ancient Rome, the Sistine chapel or Venice and the grand canal, this guided tour takes the group away from the regular path of tourists, to the places that have inspired travel writing.

This grand small group tour of Europe from Odyssey Traveller provides travelers with some 30 destinations to explore, over the course of 65 days in some 10 countries. The group explores as part of the tour package:

  • Germany,
  • Austria,
  • Hungary
  • Czech Republic
  • Croatia
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • The Netherlands

as it winds its way by coach from central to Eastern Europe and Western Europe.

There is a detailed itinerary that allows for flexibility, as we travel and explore with an occasional walking tour, such as the historic trading routes from ancient Rome that linked Europe to the Middle East to the disagreements between landowners or the art and culture that shaped the expression of culture observed today. This is a travel experience that focuses on authentic experiences supported by a knowledgeable local guide in most destinations, to add knowledge to your journey.

This Grand small group tour of Europe for any traveler, whether as a couple or solo traveler is structured for travelers joining from North America, Australia and New Zealand. Odyssey offers some 30 group tours with a departure typically each month during the key travel season across Europe. Booking conditions have changed as a consequence of Covid.


65 days

Day 1-65 : Many

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Includes / Excludes

What’s included in our Tour

  • 65 nights of hotel accommodation.
  • 65 breakfasts and 20 dinners.
  • Applicable entry fees and services of local guides.
  • Touring by comfortable and modern coach.
  • Field trips as indicated.
  • Gratuities and necessary tips.
  • Services of an Odyssey program leader.
  • Detailed tour information booklet.

What’s not included in our Tour

  • Return international airfare and departure taxes.
  • Comprehensive international travel insurance.
  • Items of a personal nature such as telephone calls and laundry.
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary.
Level 2 - Moderate

Participants must be able to carry their own luggage, climb and descend stairs, be in good health, mobile and able to participate in 3-5 hours of physical activity per day, the equivalent of walking / hiking up to 8 kilometers per day on uneven ground.

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22 May 2022


Ends 25 July 2022 • 65 days

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Room Type

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€23,526 pp

Payment Type

You can reserve your spot by paying a €500 deposit, pay the rest 90 days before departure (excludes AU/NZ tours).

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Prices are per person and valid until 30th December 2022.

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Make it a private tour

If you have a group of 6 friends or more you can book this tour as a private departure, with all the benefits of our small group tours.
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Easing your journey

Crossing international borders with restrictions

The list of requirements to travel internationally has changed and will continue to change for several years. Odyssey is here to assist you in managing your way through these requirements:

Pre-departure checklist for travelling across International borders.
Support over email or phone available 24/7 for any questions you have.

For more information see our Crossing international borders with restrictions page.

Book With Confidence

If less than 30 days before your tour starts you are unable to travel as a result of Government travel restrictions, Odyssey Traveller will assist you with a date change, provide you with a credit or process a refund for your booking less any non-recoverable costs.

See Terms and conditions for details.

Peace of Mind Travel

The safety of our travellers, tour leader, local guide and support staff has always been our top priority and with the new guidelines for public health and safety for keeping safe for destinations around the world, we’ve developed our plan to give you peace of mind when travelling with us.

See Peace of Mind Travel for details.

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