Rome to London on a Shoestring

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Rome to London

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Hope your happiness muscles are in peak condition because this epic 20-day combo tour of Europe is going to leave you feeling like life is good. Ride on trains from city to city where you’ll get to explore cobblestoned streets, ancient sculptures, thermal baths, packed beer halls, and the most amazing dance floors that southern, eastern, and northern Europe have on offer. Loads of free time and optional activities mean you get to see these nine countries your way. Roam, bike, boat, mosey, glide, dance, and laugh yourself through Europe’s best. Better start stretching now.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Migrantour Rome, Rome Your Discover Moment: Florence Your Discover Moment: Venice Your Big Night Out Moment: Budapest Your Discover Moment: Budapest Your Big Night Out Moment: Berlin Your Discover Moment: Berlin
  • Visit to genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague)
  • Bicycle tour around Berlin
  • Orientation walks in Venice, Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Berlin, and Bruges
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Visit budapest and opt to soak in the famous thermal baths
  • Enjoy a pint or two at a berlin beer hall
  • Stroll down cobblestone streets in italy

Itinerary

Day 1 Rome Arrive at any time. Additional Notes: If you are arriving early and wish to see the Vatican Museums, it’s a good idea to book a ticket to the Vatican online from home. If you try waiting until you arrive it may be too late! Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Rome/Florence Explore a different side of Rome on a walking tour led by a migrant guide and see Rome through the eyes of a recent newcomer to Italy. Leave Rome behind and head towards Florence. No city can boast of such artistic richness as this romantic Renaissance city. Food, art, culture, and beautiful views put this outstanding Italian city in a field of its own. The list of things to see and do in Florence and the surrounding Tuscan countryside is unlimited, be it art, nature, architecture, history, or food and drink! Included Activities: Migrantour Rome Transport: Train (4.00 hour(s), 280km)
Day 3 Florence Free day in Florence to explore. Opt for a day trip to nearby Siena, or just enjoy all the city has to offer.
Day 4 Florence/Venice Opt to take a ride in a gondola, visit Piazza San Marco, or discover the magic behind Murano glass. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (2.50 hour(s))
Day 5 Venice/Ljubljana Journey to Ljubljana, Slovenia. Explore the Ljubjanica River lined with outdoor cafes, or opt to take a quick trip to nearby Bled. Transport: Minibus (2.75-3.00 hours, 240km)
Day 6 Ljubljana/Vienna Catch the train to Vienna. Take a short orientation walk around this incredible city. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local train (3.45-4.50 hours, 380km)
Day 7 Vienna After tiring yourself out with sightseeing, pop into a café, a Viennese institution. For a slice of local life, the cafés are good places to relax and get your bearings while deciding what to do next. A delicious café experience involves Gugelhupf, one of Vienna’s specialty cakes, and a cup of Melange (half coffee, half milk). Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 8 Vienna/Budapest Orientation walk upon arrival in Budapest, then enjoy a free afternoon to explore. Opt to check out the beautiful Parliament building, stroll along the streets or check out the thermal baths. Opt for an evening out with the group. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Big Night Out Transport: Train (4.00 hour(s))
Day 9 Budapest Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
Day 10 Budapest/Kraków With the Danube River dividing old town, Buda, from the newer area, Pest, there is plenty to see and do. Transport: Overnight train (beds)
Day 11 Kraków Opt to visit Rynek Główny - Europe’s largest medieval market square; savour a traditional Polish breakfast (kielbasa, yum), or sit back with a coffee and a slice of Poland's famous cheesecake (sernik babci) at one of the many cafes in the area. Then, walk it off with a stroll uphill to marvel at the impressive Wawel Royal Castle. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 12 Kraków/Prague Imagine a city lined with Bohemian art, beer halls offering the finest brews in the region, tranquil gardens, and ornate chapels - it's no wonder why visitors fall in love with this place. Take the afternoon and get lost. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (8.00 hour(s))
Day 13 Prague Enjoy all Prague has to offer. Opt to visit the famous Charles Bridge, the clock tower in the main square or a traditional Czech beer hall with serious helpings of meat and potatoes.
Day 14 Prague/Berlin Berlin is an amazing city with tangible historical importance and a melting pot of different cultures and flavours. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Big Night Out Transport: Train (5.00 hour(s))
Day 15 Berlin Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
Day 16 Berlin Take an included bike tour around Berlin. Enjoy free time to explore historic monuments, such as the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and the Checkpoint Charlie Museum. Experience Berlin's famous nightlife. Included Activities: Bike Tour
Day 17 Berlin/Amsterdam Hop on a train and cross into the Netherlands. Transport: Train (6.50-7.00 hours)
Day 18 Amsterdam Head into a cozy bruin café or “eetcafé” (to the Dutch what pubs are to the British and Irish), local spots where friends gather to catch up over a beer or glass of house wine.
Day 19 Amsterdam/Bruges Jump on a bus from Amsterdam and head into Belgium, for a visit to the small medieval trading town of Bruges. Bruges is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe and has remained practically unchanged since its heyday. Once inside the city walls, the town closes in around you with street after street of historic houses and a canal always nearby. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (5.00 hour(s))
Day 20 Bruges/London Hop on a bus to London. Tour ends on arrival. Additional Notes: This tour is expected to end at 6:30pm upon arrival in London. Please note that suggested arrival times might be impacted by traffic and unforeseen delays. Passengers should plan any onward travel after 10pm on this day. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking post-tour accommodation in London. Please note that you may be booked in a multi-share, same sex-dorm room for this night. Included Activities: Departure Day Transport: Local bus (5.00 hour(s))
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