Central Europe Rail Tour

14 nights from £1369

Start:London
Finish:Venice
Duration:14 Nights
Group size:5 - 20
Suitable for: 18 - 35 year olds
Accommodation:Hostel Dorms
Physical rating:Low
Meals:Breakfast is included in some hostels

Overview

Our Central Europe route is a fast-paced tour of Europe’s most popular destinations. Experience authentic European backpacking, travelling with a small group of likeminded people, staying in hostels and travelling on public transport with an experienced guide.

You’ll have either between one and three nights in each city, making this the ultimate way to experience lots of famous European landmarks in a short amount of time. With unmissable included activities and an exciting library of optional excursions as well as plenty of opportunities for self-guided exploring, this is the ultimate way to experience all that Central Europe has to offer.

Travelling with you throughout, your tour leader will ensure your trip goes smoothly; making sure you arrive in each destination safely. They’ll also co-ordinate essential and optional activities such as walking tours and pub crawls- not to mention making sure you’ve got a cold beer waiting for you upon arrival in each hostel.

Euroventure take all the stress out of travelling so that you’re free to relax and enjoy your trip!

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Highlights
  • Travel by Train - fast, scenic, sociable and easy!
  • Stay in beautiful boutique hostels
  • Unmissable included activities at every city
  • Small group of up to 20 which is perfect!
  • See the best that Central Europe has to offer in 15 days

Itinerary

London

Meet your tour leader and the rest of your group near St Pancras International Train Station.

Amsterdam (3 Nights)

With 3 nights here you’ll have time to take advantage of Amsterdam’s liberal nightlife in the evenings and ramble among the multitude of museums and art galleries in the day time. On arrival, enjoy a cold one at the hostel bar before heading out to make the most of the Amsterdam’s famed nightlife (included).

On Day 2, explore the red light district and then spend the rest of your day chilling out in the city’s gorgeous parks, relaxed riverside bars and pretty markets.

On your last full day in Amsterdam why not visit one of the many museums such as Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum or Anne Frank’s House.

Highlights

  • Included: Amsterdam pub crawl
  • Visit the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum or Anne Frank’s House
  • Discover Europe’s biggest historic centre by bike

Berlin (3 Nights)

First night, drop your stuff at the hostel and before we head out on an optional pub crawl in the streets of Berlin.

The next morning, we’ll head to a classic Berlin landmark – the East Side Gallery (included) to see the remaining section of the Berlin Wall and the new street art which now adorns it. The rest of the day you’ve got free – the perfect opportunity to explore Europe’s coolest city and marvel at the contrast between old and new – take a bike or walking tour, head out to the East Side gallery or book yourself tickets to the Reichstag dome! In the evening, join us at the hostel bar for Youtube Karaoke and beers.

Day 3 in Berlin is a chilled one – take the morning free to check out more museums and sights if you fancy, or head to the Badeschiff for an afternoon of poolside chilling, paddle boarding, street food and beers.

Highlights

  • Included: East Side Gallery
  • Optional pub crawl
  • See a section of the old Berlin Wall
  • Visit Check Point Charlie
  • Climb the dome of the renovated Reichstag
  • Discover the nightlife of Schoneberg and Kreuzberg
  • Youtube Karaoke at the the hostel’s MicroBrewery & Bar

Prague (2 Nights)

Take the train east to the capital of the Czech Republic for 2 nights. Prague’s centre is crammed full of history and architecture; you’ll feel like you’re walking around a fairytale city. We’ll explore the city by evening, with an optional pub crawl.

The next day, join us on an optional walking tour of the city, followed by a trip to Prague Castle for spectacular views. In the evening, we’ll take in the beauty of Prague with a sunset cruise on the Vltava River (included).

Highlights

  • Included: Sunset Cruise on the Vltava River
  • Join us for an optional pub crawl
  • Marvel at the curvy design of the dancing building
  • Take in the views from Prague Castle
  • Try all the Czech Pilsner beers in the old town pub

 

Budapest (3 Nights)

Pull into one of Budapest’s many train stations and prepare to be blown away by this Bohemian city. The Hungarian capital is one of Central Europe’s biggest: a bustling and artistic city, overflowing with quirky restaurants, nightlife and stunning architecture.

Enjoy wandering the streets of the Jewish quarter – spotting murals on every corner. We’ll relax in the world famous Szechenyi Baths by day (included), and hit the ruin pubs by night. In your own time, explore the city on two wheels, discover the beautiful architecture of Fisherman’s Bastion and the Hungarian Parliament, or hire a buggy to tour Margaret Island.

Highlights

  • Included: Soak those aching traveller muscles in Szechenyi baths after a jam-packed week
  • Optional trip river cruise
  • Explore Budapest’s quirky markets and shops
  • Experience unique nightlife with a ruin pub crawl
  • Visit the Hungarian Parliament
  • Cycle the banks of the beautiful Danube

Vienna (1 Night)

Then make the short train journey to Vienna for a one night stay. The capital of the Habsburg Empire is overflowing with awe-inspiring palaces to wonder around. Shake things up and instead of walking everywhere soak up the culture from the water with an afternoon of paddleboarding by the Danube (included).If that doesn’t capture your imagination, rest assured that Vienna has some of Europe’s best bars and nightclubs to make the most of.

Spend your second day exploring the Naschmarkt for some artsy bargains, or treat yourself to afternoon tea in one of Vienna’s civilised cafes. In the evening, we’ll board the sleeper train for our overnight journey to Venice!

Highlights

  • Included: Paddleboarding by the Danube
  • Visit the Spanish riding school of Vienna
  • Eat real Apple Strudel and Wiener Schnitzel
  • Go to a classical concert in a city renowned for music
  • Walk around the gardens of the Schonbrunn Palace

Venice (1 Night)

The next night, fall asleep in Vienna and wake up in Venice. Here you have 2 whole days to explore the intricate network of canals that form the veins of the city.

Don’t spend too much time relaxing by the canals though, as there’s plenty to see and do on the 127 islands that form this medieval city.

On day 1, tick off the ultimate Venetian bucket list item – the Gondola ride! (included). After a Venetian lunch or a quick slice of pizza, you have a free afternoon/evening to explore so why not take a trip up to Basilica San Marco and enjoy the glorious views, before we end the trip with a few drinks.

Don’t miss a local Aperol Spritz while you’re in the region! Make the most of it – in the morning it’s time to check out of your hostel, say goodbye to your new friends and head to the airport for your flight home.

Highlights

  • Included: Gondola Ride
  • Cross the iconic St Mark’s Square
  • Get lost in the alleyways and canals of the city
  • Ride the vaporetto down the grand canal
  • Taste real Italian gelato

What's Included

  • All train tickets between cities including Eurostar to Amsterdam from London (flight home is not included)
  • All Interrail passes
  • Seat reservations on high-speed rail and night trains
  • Accommodation in top-rated, centrally located hostels tested by us
  • Tons of essential activities, such as tours, day trips, and historic sights
  • Breakfast in some hostels (depending on availability)
  • Free arrival drink in every hostel which has a bar
  • Transfers to and from the hostel and included activities by public transport
  • The option to do additional walking tours, pub crawls and other activities
  • A Tour Leader to travel with you and coordinate your trip throughout

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19-Mar-2022
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Touring with Euroventure Travel

Euroventure make interrailing easy and are the leading tour operator in the interrail market for package trips. They create bespoke packages, FIT and individual trips, as well as have a group tour program ideal for the 18-35 backpacker market taking individuals around Europe by train. The company’s main value is their exceptional customer service that tailors to each individual customer and very rarely drops below 5*. Originally a UK start-up company in 2012 they can cater for any age and group size providing a range from hostel accommodation to 4* hotels in Europe’s capital hotspots.

Each of their trips comes with a tailor-made individual travel pack with all the hidden gems and trips for adventuring around Europe, as well as containing interrail/Eurail passes, accommodation details and seat reservations whilst undertaking some amazing activities along the way.

Euroventure’s group tour program in Europe have the prefect social and culture balance and give customers the opportunity to make memories and meet new people and is the ideal trip for first time travellers and individuals wanting to travel with others whilst providing an extra security for their customers.

Now ever rising in their 9th year of operating Euroventure were recently nominated again for best customer service and support service at the British Youth Travel Awards 2019, and whether it’s a guided group tour you want to take part in or your own individual off the beaten path trip, Euroventure have got you covered.

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Start:London
Finish:Venice
Duration:14 Nights
Group size:5 - 20
Suitable for: 18 - 35 year olds
Accommodation:Hostel Dorms
Physical rating:Low
Meals:Breakfast is included in some hostels
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