18-to-Thirtysomethings: Rome to Berlin on a Shoestring (EIRG)
Countries Visited: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Simple and clean hotels, guesthouses and hostels chosen for location and character Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction Plenty of optional activities tailored to your interests and budget
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 10.
Meals Included: No meals included
Accommodations: Simple hotels/hostels (14 nts, multi-share), sleeper trains (2 nts).
Roam the walking trails of colourful and rugged Cinque Terre, cruise the Danube and explore historic Budapest, grab a pilsner in Prague
You know what they say. When life hands you lemons, head to Europe! This amazing combo trip goes a huge distance to make sure you see as much of six countries as you can in 17 days. Roam the walking trails of the colourful seaside villages of Cinque Terre. Cruise the smooth Danube in historic Budapest. Cool your heels at a genuine Pilsner beer hall in Prague and then wrap up your whirlwind where the Berlin Wall once stood - and do it all with your very own group of brand-new friends.
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|Day 1||Rome||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||Viareggio||Day 2 Rome/Viareggio|
Stop by the Leaning Tower of Pisa en route to coastal Tuscany, using Viareggio as a base for exploration in the region. Included Activities: Leaning Tower of Pisa Visit Transport: Train (4.50 hour(s))
|Day 3||Viareggio||Day 3 Viareggio|
We include the Cinque Terre Day Pass, which gives access to trains and the entrance to the coastal path hike, which we recommend. However, it is up to you how you spend time in Cinque Terre. Included Activities: National Park Pass and Unlimited Train Ticket Cinque Terre Coastal Path Hike Transport: Train (1.50 hour(s)) Train (1.50 hour(s))
|Day 4||Viareggio||Day 4 Viareggio|
No city can boast of such artistic richness as the romantic Renaissance city of Florence. 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! Additional Notes: Please note that it is strongly advised to book tickets in advance for both the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries. The line-ups at these museums are always long and the time to visit them is limited due to the fact that Day 3 is a day trip to Florence. These tickets can be booked online from home before you leave at www.weekendafirenze.com or by phone (+39) 055 294883 from Monday to Friday 08:30-18.30, Saturday 08.30-12.30. If you are interested in purchasing tickets we recommend that you do so once your G Adventure trip is confirmed (up to 2 months before if possible), especially for the ever-popular Uffizi, and for any time after 11:00 the day your tour visits Florence. For additional museum resources, refer to this website, www.firenzemusei.it, for more information to plan your day in Florence. Transport: Train (2.00 hour(s)) Train (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 5||Venice||Day 5 Viareggio/Venice|
Venice - the floating city. Marvel at the colourful Venetian architecture lining the grand canal, and opt to take a ride a gondola. Choose your favourite flavour of gelato from an ornate rainbow of options at a local gelateria. Go deeper into the winding backstreets streets and stumble into quaint shops, grand churches and quiet caFes. Opt to visit Piazza San Marco, or discover the magic behind Murano glass. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (4.50 hour(s))
|Day 6||Vienna||Day 6 Venice/Vienna|
Opt to explore the artisan islands of Murano and Burano with their picturesque streets, visit the Basilica di San Marco or Doges Palace. Overnight train to Vienna. Transport: Overnight train (beds) (10.50-11.50 hours)
|Day 7||Vienna||Day 7 Vienna|
After tiring yourself out with sightseeing, pop into a cafE, a Viennese institution. For a slice of local life, the caFes are good places to relax and get your bearings while deciding what to do next. A delicious cafE 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||Day 8 Vienna|
Enjoy another free day in Vienna.
|Day 9||Budapest||Day 9 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 (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 10||Budapest||Day 10 Budapest|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 11||Krakow||Day 11 Budapest/Krakow|
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 12||Krakow||Day 12 Krakow|
Opt to visit Rynek GlOwny - Europe's largest medieval market square; savour a traditional Polish breakfast (kielbasa, yum), or sit back with a coffee and a slice of Polands 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 13||Krakow||Day 13 Krakow|
Enjoy free time to wander the city and explore the Jewish Quarter. Opt to travel further afield to Auschwitz for a sobering look into the history of this region, or take a visit to to see the old Wieliczka Salt Mine.
|Day 14||Prague||Day 14 Krakow/Prague|
Imagine a city lined with Bohemian art, beer halls offering the finest brews in the region, tranquil gardens, and ornate chapels - its 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 15||Prague||Day 15 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 16||Berlin||Day 16 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 17||Berlin||Day 17 Berlin|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: N/A
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