Rome to Budapest Explorer

Classic, Rome to Budapest

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

For years, travellers have dreamed about exploring cultural, romantic Europe. The time to take that trip is now. We’ve packaged together some of our greatest European hits — Rome to Venice and on to Budapest through Slovenia and Austria — in order to give you the biggest bang for your buck in three weeks’ time. On this well-paced trip, you’ll get all the highlights of the well-known cities (Florence, Vienna) along with hidden gems like Montepulciano and Salzburg. Once you’ve experienced the passion of Europe’s cosmopolitan centres and rustic small towns, you’ll find it hard to ever forget them.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Migrantour Rome, Rome Your G for Good Moment: Magdas Hotel, Vienna Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Rome Your Discover Moment: Florence Your Discover Moment: Venice
  • Orientation walk of Montepulciano (Tuscany)
  • Day trip to Siena
  • Piazzale Michelangelo evening visit (Florence)
  • Pisa visit (half-day)
  • Cinque Terre park fee, unlimited train ticket and CEO-led hike
  • Lake Como boat day pass
  • Venice orientation walk
  • Bled orientation walk
  • Salzburg orientation walk
  • Budapest orientation walk
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Discover a passion for regional wines and italian cuisine
  • Explore the elegant countryside of lake como by boat
  • Wander over the canals and bridges of venice
  • Revel in the dramatic scenery of slovenia
  • Explore the charming streets of salzburg
  • Discover big highlights and hidden gems.

Itinerary

Rome Arrive at any time.
Rome Enjoy a G Adventures supported migrant led walk of Rome before enjoying a free day to explore a myriad of options. Opt to tour Vatican City, cross the river to charming Trastevere, eat some gelato in Piazza Navona, or swing by the Colosseum and Forum.
Rome/Montepulciano Travel to Montepulciano in the heart of the Tuscan countryside. Explore the medieval and renaissance hill town with an orientation walk.
Montepulciano Spend the day in the Italian countryside. The famous wine-producing region is the perfect place for an optional vineyard tour and wine tasting, or a bike ride in the rolling hills.
Montepulciano/Florence Continue on to Florence. Enjoy an evening walk to Piazzale Michelangelo for a fantastic panoramic view of the city.
Florence With a free day, the choices are endless. Opt to visit the Duomo, David, the Uffizi Gallery, medieval Ponte Vecchio, or the Medici Chapels.
Florence Enjoy a day trip to vibrant Siena. After an orientation walk around this medieval city, opt to visit Torre del Mangia, Battistero, il Campo, or the Duomo or to take a "passeggiata" and meet the Sienese locals. Return to Florence at the end of the day.
Florence/Cinque Terre Visit Pisa en route to the coast. Settle into the colourful, charming town in the Cinque Terre.
Cinque Terre Walk the coastal path between Riomaggiore and Monterosso or opt to take the train. Visit charming, colourful towns along the way.
Cinque Terre/Lake Como Travel to Lake Como, a perfectly picturesque region laden with villas and lush gardens. Arrive in the late afternoon and start exploring the town.
Lake Como Spend the day on Lake Como with a day pass for the Lake Como boat. Visit multiple towns along the shores. Opt to take the funicular to Brunate for a fantastic view over the area.
Lake Como/Venice Travel to Venice, the "city of canals," and enjoy an orientation walk over bridges and canals and view Piazza San Marco.
Venice Spend the day getting lost in Venice. Opt for a vaporetto (water taxi) ride to the islands of Murano and Burano, take a gondola under the Ponte Rialto (Bridge of Lovers), explore the Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs, or get lost in the twisting maze of the city.
Venice Enjoy a full day in Venice to explore more of this magical city.
Venice/Bled Journey to Bled, Slovenia stopping en route in Ljubljana. Take an orientation walk. Opt to visit the castle or wander around the lake.
Bled Head out for a day of adventuring around this massive basin in the Julian Alps. This stunning region is known for outdoor activities like hiking, biking and canoeing. Spend the day making the most of this beautiful area.
Bled/Salzburg Catch a train to Salzburg, a charming town across the Austrian border. Enjoy a quick orientation walk on arrival before making the most of a free afternoon.
Salzburg Enjoy a free day in Salzburg. Opt for a Sound of Music tour.
Salzburg/Vienna Enjoy a free morning before travelling to Vienna. Upon arrival, take a short orientation walk. Later, check in to your accommodation in Vienna, a G Adventures supported hotel stay.
Vienna Spend a free day exploring Vienna. Opt to visit the famous opera house, take in the art at the Belvedere or indulge in some typical Viennese delicacies.
Vienna/Budapest Travel to Budapest. After a short orientation walk, opt to visit some sights on foot or, time-permitting, sign up for a city tour by bike.
Budapest Enjoy a free day in the "Pearl of the Danube". Opt to visit some city sights or soak in one of the famous baths.
Budapest Depart at any time.
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