ROAD TO THE 'DAM

9 Days, Rome to Amsterdam

All the usual suspects of Europe

Visiting 5 countries: Italy, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Vatican City

 

Yahoo! It’s Euro trip time. Take in all the highlights of the continent with this classic bucket list itinerary, taking you from Italy to Switzerland, France and finishing in Amsterdam. This is the perfect trip for those who want to get straight into it, don’t delay this adventure any longer.

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Rome, Italy

Say ciao Roma! Today you'll meet up with your Topdeck squad in Rome and hit the ground running. Waiting for you? One hell of a walking tour. Spot the Spanish Steps, throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain and claim Insta fame at the Colosseum - your Trip Leader is your Rome travel encyclopedia, so soak it up in preparation for your free day tomorrow.

 

Included today:

-Walking tour of Rome

 

Day 2: Rome

Holy cannoli! It's your free day in arguably the best city in Europe. So much to eat, so little room in your stomach. Say hi to the Pantheon, endless Roman Ruins, the Vatican City (optional) and more! We haven't even mentioned the espresso. Is it Aperitivo time yet?

 

Optional activities:

  • Guided tour of Vatican City

 

Day 3: Rome to Florence

Pack 'er up this morning team, we're off to Florence via Pisa to see the Leaning Tower - have you practiced your pose? Waiting for us in Florence is a walking tour where a local guide will dazzle you with Florence facts. You'll also get to see the amazingness that is the The Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore - you'll never look at another structure the same.

 

Included today:

  • Visit Pisa & the famous Leaning Tower

  • Walking tour of Florence with local guide

 

Day 4: Florence to Swiss Alps, Switzerland

Another day, another country. This time, we're Swiss bound, so glue your face to the coach window 'cos you'll wanna capture the views coming your way. Our fave thing about this country? It's perfectly acceptable to have a plate of cheese at any meal of the day. Fondue anyone?

 

Day 5: Swiss Alps

Today, adventure looms large in the Swiss Alps. Activities to choose from include a ride to the top of Jungfrau, skydiving over massive mountains, floating down the Aare River or even a helicopter ride. Who's living the dream now? Clue: you are.

 

Optional activities:

  • Scenic excursion to Jungfrau ('The Top of Europe')

  • Aare river float

  • Skydiving in the Swiss Alps

  • Scenic helicopter ride in the Swiss Alps

 

Day 6: Swiss Alps to Paris, France

Sacré bleu! Seven destinations down, two to go. Today we're off to Paris, city of love, croissants and the Eiffel Tower. Included today is a driving tour where we'll show you the best of Paris to prep you for your free day tomorrow.

 

Included today:

  • Driving tour of Paris

 

Day 7: Paris

Free day, hooray! Today you have to squeeze in as much of Paris as you can handle. Luckily we've got your back with some sweet activities to choose from - from a bike tour, to a river cruise and the cabaret - escargot or escar-not, in Paris no options is no option.

 

Optional activities:

  • Bike tour of Paris

  • Traditional cabaret show in Paris

  • Scenic river cruise on the Seine

 

Day 8: Paris to Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catch a ride on the coach back to Amsterdam - it's your last day with the Topdeck crew. We'd tell you to go hard or go home, but we know you'll do that anyway…

 

Day 9: Amsterdam

Wahh, this morning marks the end of the trip. It's not goodbye, it's see you later. *Don't cry*