European Trail
26 days from London to London
From $ 4799
Duration26 days

You. Europe. 26 days. Ready? You’d better be, because this epic London-to-London romp through the Old World’s greatest cities doesn’t slow down for stragglers. Geared towards budget-conscious travellers eager to check an entire continent off their must-do list in one fell swoop, this adventure will take you from the busy streets of the English capital to Paris’ most elegant galleries and cafés, the stunning natural brilliance of the Swiss Alps, the ancient beauty of Italy’s Florence, the Eastern European charm of Budapest and Krakow and the party capitals of Berlin and Amsterdam before wrapping up with a celebratory pint in a London pub. Phew! We’re tired just talking about it.

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  • Duration: 26 days
    Service level: Basic
  • Starts in: London
    Physical Grading: Light
  • Ends in: London
    Ages: 12+
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Itinerary

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Day 1: London/Paris

Start place: London

Meet in London before departing for Paris by train. Please refer to joining instructions for more information on where to meet.

Please note the trip departs London in the evening of Day 1 so it is imperative that you arrive on time for departure soon after the 5:30pm Welcome Meeting. Please allow plenty of time for the journey to London to allow for any possible delays.

End place: Paris

Day 2: Paris

Start place: Paris

Explore and discover the “je ne sais quoi” of the City of Lights. Paris has something for everyone and you can use your day here to picnic under the Eiffel Tower, explore the outstanding museums and churches, float down the Seine on a river cruise or people watch at one of the charming cafés.
Picnic in front of the Eiffel Tower; opt to visit Notre Dame Cathedral or explore Montmartre. Enjoy a picnic in front of the Eiffel Tower.

End place: Paris

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Day 3: Paris/Interlaken

Start place: Paris

Take a train from Paris to Interlaken, a small city in the Swiss Alps with breathtaking scenery.

End place: Interlaken

Day 4-5: Interlaken

Start place: Interlaken

Enjoy an orientation walk of Interlaken. Opt to get the adrenaline pumping with some canyoning or whitewater rafting. Explore a nearby glacier or go swimming in a crystal clear lake. Don't miss the nightlife.

End place: Interlaken

Day 6: Interlaken/Rome

Start place: Interlaken

Opt to check out the famous Roman sites from times past like the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican and Pantheon. Opt to wander the cobblestone streets, or relax in a piazza with an espresso. Don't miss the amazing Italian food, wine and nightlife.
Travel to Rome by train via Milan. Upon arrival, enjoy a CEO-led orientation walk of Rome.

End place: Rome

Day 7: Rome

Start place: Rome

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.
Opt to check out famous Roman sites from times past like the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican and Pantheon. Don't miss the amazing Italian food, wine and nightlife.

End place: Rome

Day 8: Rome/Florence

Start place: Rome

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!
Enjoy a G Adventures supported migrant led walk of Rome before heading to Florence. Walk through the city catching a glimpse of the Duomo, Piazza Indipendenza and Ponte Vecchio.

End place: Florence

Day 9: Florence

Start place: Florence

Free day in Florence to explore. Opt for a day trip to nearby Siena, or just enjoy all the city has to offer.

End place: Florence

Day 10: Florence/Venice

Start place: Florence

Opt to take a ride in a gondola, visit Piazza San Marco, or discover the magic behind Murano glass.
Catch a train into Venice. Enjoy an orientation walk along the canals, then take some time to explore the city's winding streets on your own.

End place: Venice

Day 11: Venice/Ljubljana

Start place: Venice

Journey to Ljubljana, Slovenia. Explore the Ljubjanica River lined with outdoor cafes, or opt to take a quick trip to nearby Bled.

End place: Ljubljana

Day 12: Ljubljana/Vienna

Start place: Ljubljana

Catch the train to Vienna. Take a short orientation walk around this incredible city.

End place: Vienna

Day 13: Vienna

Start place: 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).
Free time to wander the imperial streets of Austria’s capital, with its grand buildings, gardens, museums, and tasty pilsner. Opt to see the Lipizzaner 'dancing' horses.

End place: Vienna

Day 14: Vienna/Budapest

Start place: Vienna

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.

End place: Budapest

Day 15: Budapest

Start place: 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.
Free time to explore. Opt to check out the beautiful Parliament building, stroll the streets, cruise the Danube, or check out the thermal baths.

End place: Budapest

Day 16: Budapest/Kraków

Start place: Budapest

With the Danube River dividing old town, Buda, from the newer area, Pest, there is plenty to see and do.

Free time to explore Hungary's capital. Opt to check out the beautiful Parliament building, stroll the streets or check out the thermal baths. Overnight train to Krakow.
Day 17: 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.
Orientation walk upon arrival. Free time to visit Auschwitz, travel to see old salt mines, or stay in the city to explore the Jewish Quarter.
Day 18: 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.
Day train to Prague, then enjoy an orientation walk around town including a visit to a genuine beer hall.

End place: Prague

Day 19: Prague

Start place: 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.
Free day for exploration—check out the Prague castle complex or walk the cobblestone streets through the old town and Jewish ghetto.

End place: Prague

Day 20: Prague/Berlin

Start place: Prague

Berlin is an amazing city with tangible historical importance and a melting pot of different cultures and flavours.
Take a train to Germany and enjoy an orientation walk in Berlin. Check out the city's vibrant nightlife.

End place: Berlin

Day 21: Berlin

Start place: 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.
Free time to explore the city's many attractions such as the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and the Checkpoint Charlie Museum.

End place: Berlin

Day 22: Berlin

Start place: 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.

End place: Berlin

Day 23: Berlin/Amsterdam

Start place: Berlin

Hop on a train and cross into the Netherlands.

End place: Amsterdam

Day 24: Amsterdam

Start place: 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.
Enjoy a free day to explore Amsterdam. Opt for a tour through the canals, hit up a museum, or wander through the Red Light District.

End place: Amsterdam

Day 25: Amsterdam/Bruges

Start place: Amsterdam

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.
Enjoy an orientation walk and free time to explore picturesque Bruges. Opt to visit a local chocolate shop, indulge in a Belgian waffle, or try a local brew. Sante!

End place: Sint-Michiels

Day 26: Bruges/London

Start place: Sint-Michiels

Hop on a bus to London. Tour ends on arrival. 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.

End place: London

Inclusions

Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Migrantour Rome, Rome Your G for Good Moment: Nem Adom Fel Café and Bar, Budapest Your Foodie Moment: Eiffel Tower Picnic, Paris Your Discover Moment: Paris Your Discover Moment: Interlaken Your Discover Moment: 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
  • Picnic in front of Eiffel Tower (Paris)
  • Visit to genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague)
  • Bicycle tour around Berlin
  • Orientation walks in Interlaken, Venice, Vienna, Budapest, Kraków, Prague, Berlin, and Bruges
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Train, Public bus, Metro, Ferry, Walking
  • Accommodation

    Simple hotels/hostels (24 nts, multi-share), Sleeper trains (1 nts)
  • Meals

    1 lunches,

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