London to Barcelona on a Shoestring
13 days from London to Barcelona
From $ 2749
Duration13 days

This is the ultimate (and iconic) whirlwind tour of Western Europe that everyone dreams of. For 13 days, travel primarily by train to roam the streets of Paris and Rome, hike coastal trails in Cinque Terre, try a hand at the famous casino in Monte Carlo, and stretch out on the French Riviera. Cover some serious ground and introduce yourself to your new favourite cities with a group of like-minded travellers.

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  • Duration: 13 days
    Service level: Basic
  • Starts in: London
    Physical Grading: Light
  • Ends in: Barcelona
    Ages: 18+
London to Barcelona on a Shoestring - Tour Map

Itinerary

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Day 1: London/Paris
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

Meals: L
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. Opt for an evening out with the group.
Day 7: 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.
Day 8: Rome/Rapallo
Stop at Pisa to check out the Leaning Tower en route to the beautiful Italian Riviera.
Day 9: Rapallo
Walk the coastal path between Riomaggiore and Monterosso or opt to take the train. Visit charming, colourful towns along the way with an included national park pass and unlimited train ticket.
Day 10: Rapallo/Nice
Continue to the French Riviera and enjoy an included excursion to Monaco.

End place: Nice

Day 11: Nice

Start place: Nice

Enjoy a free day to take a cycling tour, go for a hike along the coast, or take a day trip to nearby beaches and villages.

End place: Nice

Day 12: Nice/Barcelona

Start place: Nice

Visit the old Gothic Quarter with its maze of dark streets, historic cathedral, medieval buildings, bars, and cafés. Stroll Las Ramblas, a large tree-lined pedestrian boulevard perfect for people watching and window shopping.
Hop on a flight toward Barcelona. Join your CEO on an orientation walk of your surroundings before participating in a G Adventures supported tapas cooking class served and prepared by migrant students. Afterward, break off on your own to explore this amazing city. Enjoy a night out on the town. Please note that passenger luggage (up to 23kgs/50lbs per passenger) is included on this flight.

End place: Barcelona

Day 13: Barcelona

Start place: Barcelona

We highly recommend extending your stay in Barcelona to experience all that this city has to offer.
Depart at any time.

End place: Barcelona

Inclusions

Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Mescladis Cooking Demonstration, Barcelona Your Foodie Moment: Eiffel Tower Picnic, Paris Your Discover Moment: Paris Your Discover Moment: Interlaken Your Discover Moment: Rome Your Big Night Out Moment: Barcelona
  • Picnic in front of Eiffel Tower
  • Visit to the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Cinque Terre park fee, unlimited train ticket and CEO-led hike
  • Visit to Monaco
  • Orientation walks in Interlaken & Milan
  • Transport

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

    Hostels (12 nts, multi-share)

Dates & availability: London to Barcelona on a Shoestring

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