London to Budapest on a Shoestring

London to Budapest on a Shoestring

Starting at $2,549

Destinations & Sightseeing
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Experience the best of Europe with this 15-day tour that explores six countries and almost a dozen cities. Why settle for gaping at beautiful locations on postcards when you can see them in person? Picnic in front of The Eiffel Tower, wander through the grand buildings of Vienna, and maybe even jump into a thermal bath in Budapest or hang-glide over Interlaken. This tour has it all, including just enough free time to create your own adventures in between. Go. Create.

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Destination & Sightseeing


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 MeetingTransport: Train (3.00 hour(s))

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 cafés.Included Activities: Orientation Walk Eiffel Tower Picnic

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
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.Included Activities: Orientation Walk

Day 6 Interlaken/Rome
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.Included Activities: Orientation Walk Big Night Out RomeTransport: Train (3.50-4.00 hours) Local train (3.50 hour(s))

Day 7 Rome (1B)
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
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!Included Activities: Migrantour RomeTransport: Train (4.00 hour(s), 280km)

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 foodie on a culinary tour of the city. Pre-book the Florence Food Tour on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour.

Day 10 Florence/Venice
Opt to take a ride in a gondola, visit Piazza San Marco, or discover the magic behind Murano glass.Included Activities: Orientation WalkTransport: Train (2.50 hour(s))

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.Transport: Minibus (2.75-3.00 hours, 240km)

Day 12 Ljubljana/Vienna
Catch the train to Vienna. Take a short orientation walk around this incredible city.Included Activities: Orientation WalkTransport: Local train (3.45-4.50 hours, 380km)

Day 13 Vienna
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).Included Activities: Orientation Walk

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 for a guided walk. Pre-book the "Budapest History Walking Tour" on the checkout page to include this optional activity.Included Activities: Orientation Walk Big Night OutTransport: Train (4.00 hour(s))

Day 15 Budapest
Want to see more of Budapest? Book post-tour accommodation to experience all this city has to offer.