18-to-Thirtysomethings: London to Barcelona on a Shoestring (EELB)
Countries Visited: France, Italy, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom 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: 1 lunch
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Roam the streets of Paris and Rome, hike the rugged coastal trails of Cinque Terre, take in the sun on the French Riviera
This is the ultimate (and iconic) whirlwind tour of Western Europe that everyone dreams of. For 14 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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|Offer valid through 3/31/2018|
|Day 1||London||Day 1 London/Paris|
Meet in London before departing for Paris by train. Additional Notes: 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. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Train (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 2||Paris||Day 2 Paris (1L)|
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 caFes. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
|Day 3||Interlaken||Day 3 Paris/Interlaken|
Take a train from Paris to Interlaken, a small city in the Swiss Alps with breathtaking scenery. Transport: Train (8.00 hour(s))
|Days 4-5||Interlaken||Days 4-5 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. Dont miss the nightlife. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
|Day 6||Rome||Day 6 Interlaken/Rome|
Travel to Milan by train. Fashion and people watch on an included orientation walk of Milan. Overnight train to Rome. Additional Notes: Please note: If you are interested in seeing Leonardo Da Vincis most famous artwork, the Last Supper, it is essential that you make a booking in advance for this afternoon (Day 6). You can book either over the telephone or online. The contact details are: Telephone: +39 02 89421146 Web: www.cenacolovinciano.org. **Please make your appointment for 3pm onwards (in case of possible delays arriving from Interlaken).** Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (3.50-4.00 hours) Overnight train (beds) (9.00 hour(s))
|Day 7||Rome||Day 7 Rome|
Opt to check out the famous Roman sites from times past like the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican and Pantheon. Dont miss the amazing Italian food, wine and nightlife. Additional Notes: It's a good idea to book a ticket to the Vatican online from home or with some advice from your CEO prior to arriving to Rome, as waiting until the day you arrive may well be too late! Included Activities: Big Night Out
|Day 8||Rome||Day 8 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. Included Activities: Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
|Day 9||Rapallo||Day 9 Rome/Rapallo|
Stop at Pisa to check out the Leaning Tower en route to the beautiful Italian Riviera. Included Activities: Leaning Tower of Pisa Visit Transport: Train (3.00 hour(s)) Train
|Day 10||Rapallo||Day 10 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. Included Activities: National Park Pass and Unlimited Train Ticket
|Day 11||Nice||Day 11 Rapallo/Nice|
Continue to the French Riviera and enjoy an included excursion to Monaco. Transport: Train Train (0.50 hour(s)) Train (0.50 hour(s))
|Day 12||Nice||Day 12 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.
|Day 13||Barcelona||Day 13 Nice/Barcelona|
Visit the old Gothic Quarter with its maze of dark streets, historic cathedral, medieval buildings, bars, and caFes. Stroll Las Ramblas, a large tree-lined pedestrian boulevard perfect for people watching and window shopping. Additional Notes: Please note that passenger luggage (up to 23kgs/50lbs per passenger) is included on this flight. Included Activities: Big Night Out Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 14||Barcelona||Day 14 Barcelona|
We highly recommend extending your stay in Barcelona to experience all that this city has to offer. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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