London to Berlin: Art & the Alps

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • What's Included
  • Dates
  • G Adventures

Travelling on a budget doesn’t mean you have to see less; it just means you have to plan more. Lucky for you, we’re pretty great planners. Cross nine countries off your list in 21 thrilling days and immerse yourself in everything Europe has to offer. Check out the galleries and museums of Paris, the beauty of the Swiss Alps, delicious Italian cuisine (and, of course, wine!), the exciting nightlife of London, Berlin, and Prague, and the Eastern charms of Krakow, Vienna, and Budapest. Do more, spend less.

Highlights
  • See the beauty of the Swiss Alps in person
  • take in the exciting nightlife of Prague and Berlin
  • explore history in Vienna and Budapest
Meals Included
1 breakfast, 1 lunch
Accommodation
Simple hotels/hostels (19 nts, multi-share), sleeper trains (1 nt).
Transport
Train, public bus, metro, ferry, walking.
Destinations
  • Austria
  • Italy
  • Czech Republic
  • Poland
  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • France
  • Hungary
  • United Kingdom
  • Europe
  • Berlin
  • Vienna
  • Paris
Tour Types
  • Adventure
  • 18-to-Thirtysomethings
  • Basic
  • 2 - Light
  • Small Group
  • Planeterra Project
Day 1: London/Paris

Meet in London before departing for Paris by train. Tonight, you won’t need to go far for Paris to sweep you off your feet, because after all, it is the City of Love. Head to your hostel’s bar with your CEO and group to kick back and grab drinks in celebration of the first day of your grand adventure.

Day 2: Paris

Picnic in front of the Eiffel Tower; opt to visit Notre Dame Cathedral or explore Montmartre.

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.

Day 3: Paris/Interlaken

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

Day 4: 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.

Day 5: 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.

Day 6: Interlaken/Rome

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.

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.

Day 7: Rome

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.

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.

Day 8: Rome/Florence

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.

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!

Day 9: Florence

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

For a truly local experience, indulge your inner gastronome on a culinary tour of the city. Opt to pre-book the "Florence Food Tour" on the checkout page ahead of time, to include this optional on your tour.

Day 10: Florence/Venice

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.

Opt to take a ride in a gondola, visit Piazza San Marco, or discover the magic behind Murano glass.

Day 11: Venice/Ljubljana

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

Day 12: Ljubljana/Vienna

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

Day 13: Vienna

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.

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).

Day 14: Vienna/Budapest

Orientation walk upon arrival in Budapest, then enjoy a free afternoon to explore. Visit the beautiful Parliament building, stroll along the streets or check out the thermal baths. Opt for an evening out with the group.

To gain deeper insight on local history, opt to pre-book the "Budapest History Walking Tour" on the checkout page ahead of time, to include this optional on your tour.

Day 15: Budapest

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

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.

Day 16: Budapest/Kraków

Enjoy free time to explore Hungary's capital. Opt to check out the beautiful Parliament building, stroll the streets or visit the thermal baths. Visit a G Adventures-supported café that assists Hungarians living with a disability before boarding the overnight train to Krakow.

With the Danube River dividing old town, Buda, from the newer area, Pest, there is plenty to see and do. For a taste of everyday Hungary that ends at Great Market Hall, opt to pre-book the "Budapest Morning Walking Tour" on the checkout page to include this optional on your tour.

Day 17: Kraków

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.

Opt to visit Rynek Glówny - 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.

Day 18: Kraków/Prague

Day train to Prague, then enjoy an orientation walk around town including a visit to a genuine beer hall.

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 19: Prague

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

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 20: Prague/Berlin

Take a train to Germany and enjoy an orientation walk in Berlin. Check out the city's vibrant nightlife.

Berlin is an amazing city with tangible historical importance and a melting pot of different cultures and flavours.

Day 21: Berlin

Depart at any time.

  • Your G for Good Moment: Migrantour Rome, Rome Your G for Good Moment: Nem Adom Fel Café and Bar, Budapest Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends 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
  • Picnic in front of Eiffel Tower (Paris)
  • Visit to genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague)
  • Orientation walks in Interlaken, Venice, Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Kraków, and Berlin
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

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