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Holidays for 18-35's ONE LIFE. ONE SHOT. #NOREGRETS

From quick breaks to epic journeys, Contiki trips cover the world from all angles for 18‑35 year old travelers like you. It’s about making every moment count. 

The world is an amazing place, yours for the taking. Open it, explore it and make your mark. At Contiki they live by one travel rule: make every moment count. Contiki gives you a world of choices so you can create the trip you've always dreamed of taking. They make this happen with eclectic experiences, delicious local food, incredible accommodation and unbeatable value are all part of the Contiki mantra.


Why Contiki loves Europe
Some people call Europe a rite of passage. At Contiki, they call it an adventure. Imagine waking up to the green rolling pastures of the Alps and falling asleep to the lapping of the waves in Croatia. Or one minute checking out Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower, the next freewheeling along the canals of Amsterdam.

There's no other continent on Earth that combines such a heady mix of culture, history, creativity and sheer awesomeness. Europe is what life is all about: discovery. It's time to start your own adventure.

Contiki realise that no 2 travellers are the same and that’s why they offer more choice with 8 tailor made travel experiences guaranteed to give you the ultimate European Adventure. Are you the traveller who wants to tick off your bucket list…see the sights and make friends back home jealous? Or do you want to spend more time in a single region see the blockbusters & backstreets? Maybe sleep under the stars or spend the whole trip on the water? Maybe you’re looking to experience the energy or bright lights of the cities you visit? Whichever you are Contiki has the trip for you!

Discovery plus
See it all, do it all
More choice, more time for you & more comfort... our Discovery Plus trips are the way to go. Packed with the very best inclusions to get you even closer to Europe’s blockbusters, you’ll spend your days cycling the canals of Amsterdam, snapping the Parisian skyline from the top of the Eiffel Tower or learning about Florence’s Renaissance history from your specialist Local Guide. Keen to conquer Europe your own way? That’s cool too. With plenty of free time to do as you please, head out & discover the highlights of Europe for yourself. We’ve sorted some great hotels & hostels in fantastic locations, so whatever time you crawl into bed you’ve got sweet sleeps guaranteed. With us you really can see & do it all. For video, click here!


High energy
Explore by day, live it up by night
Ready to take Europe by storm? Our High Energy trips are for the travellers who want to have it all; culture packed days, party filled nights & everything in between. Tick off wine tasting in France, yacht spotting in the French Riviera or gondola riding in Venice as you explore the very best in European culture. Then let the good times roll as day turns to night, with access to Contiki exclusive parties & nightclubs throughout Europe. And what’s a Contiki without a stopover in our very own French Château or Austrian Gasthof? Exclusive to High Energy trips, our Special Stopovers & Cabins offer the ultimate accommodation experience; epic swimming pools, volleyball courts, Contiki owned nightclubs & bars, tasty home cooked dinners & a whole heap more. For video, click here!

Easy pace
Take it slowly
Sometimes taking your time is the only way to go. Our Easy Pace trips are for those who want to take life down a gear, kicking back & delving deep into European culture are top of the priority list. Spend longer doing the things you love, like wandering the canals of Venice, snapping graffiti on the Berlin Wall or soaking up the rays on Santorini. And because we love Europe just as much as you, we want to show you all the hotspots. We’ll take you to our favourite restaurants, show you our must see sights & let you in on some secrets so you’ll feel like a local in no time. Plus, with later starts every morning & longer time spent in each city (2-3 night stops), you’ll feel relaxed, refreshed & ready to explore. For video, click here!


In depth explorer

Crave for living like a local?
Love to delve a little deeper into local life? Our In-depth Explorer trips are for the culture lovers amongst you; the travellers happiest when they can lose themselves in a new city, make friends with the locals & dedicate some serious time to hunting out the best traditional delicacies. We spend longer in each city (2-3 night stops), which means more time for you to get a flavour of the real Europe & more free time to really sink your teeth into the destinations. Your Trip Manager will eat, sleep & breathe local life so will be full of top tips & suggestions & with tons of included delicious dinners at our cherry picked restaurants, we’ll also make sure you taste the Europe you love. For video, click here!

Freestyle camping
Sleep under the stars

Can’t get enough of the great outdoors? Stretch your budget further & travel the way it all began in ’62 with a Freestyle Camping Experience. Sleep under the stars each night in some of our favourite countryside locations & make the most of the awesome camping facilities we have on offer, think swimming pools, volleyball courts, bars, restaurants & more. Crave a bit of comfort when you travel? Share one of our spacious tents with a friend or go for a ‘tent to myself’ option for a bit of extra legroom. All tents come with super comfy mattresses so you’ve got a great night’s sleep guaranteed. 


Sailing & Cruise
Sun, sea, sand & adventure!

Set sail on the dazzling blue waters of the Mediterranean with our Sailing & Cruise trips. Test out your sea legs on a traditional Turkish Gulet, or sun drenched Greek yacht & spend your days swimming in crystal clear waters, topping up your tan on deck & getting to know your new travel mates. Love to indulge in local delicacies? Sailing & Cruise is all about tasting the flavours of the region. We’ll serve you up delicious dishes throughout the day with even more included meals, plus in each port we visit we’ll fill you in on all the hot spots so you never miss a second of the action. For video, click here!

Festivals & short stays
Join our festival crew

Are you a music fan happiest when you’re dancing to your favourite band? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to experience the madness of Oktoberfest, or bring in the New Year gazing at the illuminated Eiffel Tower? Whatever festival experience you’re chasing, we’ve got something you’ll want. From Hogmanay to ANZAC, Royal Ascot to Sziget, our Festival & Short Stay experiences  will have you partying all year round. We’ve got a range of accommodation types available plus multiple city start points giving you the flexibility to join your trip at a location that suits you. The only question now is, Where to go first?

Winter & Ski
Hit the slopes

Discover a winter wonderland in Europe with the flexibility to join your trip at a location that suits you. Travelling in Autumn, Winter or Spring means less queues, fewer crowds & cheaper entry fees, giving you more time (and budget) to do the things you love, like hunting out delicious local treats or haggling on that must have leather bag. Ski & board junkies – when it comes to carving powder, Austrian slopes are up there with the best of them. Get your adrenaline thumping with days spent racing down the fresh powder runs. We’ve got awesome accommodation & après-ski fun sorted at our traditional Austrian Gasthof.

With Contiki, you truly get the most for your money: tours in over 46 countries and 6 continents, loads of free time & optional activities, amazing accommodation, authentic dining, and expert crew that are dedicated to you, and over 50 years of travel experience.


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