Central Europe Group Tour

Duration

14 nights/15 days

Group Size

5-20 people

Age Range

18-35

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Transport

Eurostar travel from London, and all high-speed trains across Europe including one night train in comfortable couchette compartments. *Note* flights home from Venice are not included and must be purchased separately but we can add overnight train travel from Venice to Paris and onward Eurostar to London.

Accommodation

13 nights in top-rated hostels, and 1 night in a couchette (bed) on the train.

Activities

Activities included! e.g. gondola ride, pub crawls, sunset cruise as well as optional sightseeing trips on other days with your tour leader.

The Route
  • London
  • Amsterdam
  • Berlin
  • Prague
  • Budapest
  • Vienna
  • Venice
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Trip Style

Looking for a small group tour where you can enjoy a more authentic European travel experience? Our 2019 tours are perfect. Travel on public transport, stay in hostels and explore with a group of likeminded backpackers.

Travelling with you throughout, your tour leader will ensure the trip runs smoothly; getting you on the right train and making sure you arrive safely at your hostel in each city.

They’ll also be exploring the city with you, coordinating essential and optional activities – such as city tours and pub crawls – not to mention making sure you’ve got a cold beer waiting for you upon arrival at each hostel!

Any problems or queries you might have during your trip, they’re on hand. That means all you need to do is relax and enjoy the journey!

Description

Tick off some of Europe’s most famous capital cities with our 2 week Group Tour!

You’ll have two to three nights in each location, with plenty of time to explore historic sights, culture, nightlife and more. There’ll be unmissable activities which are included in your price – but there will also be other optional activities on offer. We’ve also included a few free days throughout your trip, so that you can chill out and do whatever you fancy.

Throughout the trip we’ll hang out as a group at least once in each city for drinks – you’ll be travelling with other like minded travellers, as well as your dedicated tour leader.

*Please note for 2020 Central Group Tours the TV Tower (Berlin) activitiy have been replaced with the East Side Gallery (Berlin)

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

 

The Route

Itinerary

You’ll have two to three nights in each location, with plenty of time to explore historic sights, culture, nightlife and more. In each city there’ll be an unmissable activity which is included in your price – but there will also be other optional activities on offer. We’ve also included a few free days throughout your trip, so that you can chill out and do whatever you fancy.

London

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

London Guides

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.

Amsterdam Guides
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 Branderburger Tor

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 up the classic Berlin landmark – Alexanderplatz’ TV tower (included) for dazzling views of this buzzing city. 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.

Berlin Guides
Highlights
  1. Included: Tickets to Berlin’s TV tower to see the awesome views
  2. Optional pub crawl
  3. See a section of the old Berlin Wall
  4. Visit Check Point Charlie
  5. Climb the dome of the renovated Reichstag
  6. Discover the nightlife of Schoneberg and Kreuzberg
  7. 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).

Prague Guides
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.

Budapest Guides
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!

Vienna Guides
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
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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 at 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.

Venice Guides
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

Optional Extras

Reviews

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1 day ago

My friend and I have just returned from our interrailing trip which we organised through euroventure, and I could not recommend them enough!!!! They were able to help us plan our trip, whilst accommodating to our needs (whether that was having private hostels, allowing us to find our own accommodation in some places and book just the trains for us, find the cheapest travel routes, etc.). All of our hostels were nice and in good locations, which without them we aren't sure where we would have ended up! The book we received before our trip also ensured we knew exactly where to go to find them once getting off at the train/bus stations. The team were constantly available whilst sorting our trip, and were quick to respond to any queries or concerns that we had. They also were happy to recommend places to go whilst we were there. I would recommend using euroventure to anyone who is thinking about going interrailing. They were 100% worth it, and put me and my friend at ease throughout our travels, knowing that they had sorted everything.

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2 days ago

I would highly recommend the Eastern European tour if you are after an experience of a lifetime!! I had the best time meeting new people and visiting some amazing places with memories that will stay with me forever. Everything ran smoothly and was very well organised, the included activities and optional activities were great with a good balance of getting your own free time too. Our trip leader David was lovely, friendly and hilarious, making everyone’s trip something they will never forget 😊 I 100% recommend Euro venture!

Katie Verified Reviewer

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2 days ago

My girlfriend and I did the 3 week eastern European tour and had the time of our lives! We were met with nothing but love and kindness from our amazing fellow travellers and our tour leader David, who was an absolute joy to be around. 10/10.

Aníta Verified Reviewer

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2 days ago

Had an amazing time meeting new people and having such a great tour leader. All travels went smoothly and most of the accommodations were great. This has been a trip I’ll never forget and will always think back on fondly.

Anonymous Verified Reviewer

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2 days ago

I just did the 3 week Eastern Europe tour from Berlin to Split and I’d recommend to anyone! A great balance of fun activities with your own free time and also a perfect way to meet new people and visit some amazing places. Our trip was faultless and our tour guide David was lovely, very friendly, hilarious and lit AF. Experience of a lifetime 😊

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What makes your Euroventure Group Tours different?
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Great question! It's all about the travel style. We are a small company run by enthusiastic and experienced travellers - we think this is reflected in our tours. You'll travel in small groups of between 4 and 20, with a Euroventure leader. Your tour leader will be with you throughout, making sure you get on the right trains/busses, get to your hostels safely and making sure everyone's having an awesome time. You'll travel by public transport, either by coach or train, rather than using private transfers. We run all our tours this way - it's better for the environment and a more authentic experience for you. The welcome drinks and included activities in each place bring the group together, but you also have plenty of time to do your own thing too. Different groups have different dynamics, but we often go sightseeing, for dinner and on nights out together.
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What sort of people book on to the Europe Group Tours?
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People like you who love to travel! From first time travellers to people who have travelled extensively before (including many of our past customers). We have a higher proportion of females than males and more single travellers than couples or groups. But as long as you want to travel and like the social aspect of being with other people then you will fit in just fine! Our staff are an inclusive and friendly bunch of people, and your tour leader will do their best to help the group get to know each other at the start of the tour.
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You can book and pay online from the package page with either a £50 deposit per person or in full. We will then send you a booking summary confirming your booking. If you have not paid in full your booking summary will contain a link for you to pay the remainder balance (at least 90 days before departure). Alternatively you can call or email us to secure your place on the trip, and pay over the phone, via online bank transfer or over the counter at your bank.
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