Route: London Amsterdam Berlin Prague Budapest Vienna Venice (Make this a No-Fly route by adding on train travel back to London at check-out)
Duration: 14 nights
Group Size: 5-20 people
Age Range: 18-35
Transport: Eurostar travel from London, and all high-speed trains across Europe including one night train in comfortable couchette compartments. Flights back from Venice are not included but there is an option to include overland transport back to London at check-out if you’d prefer (night train to Paris and Eurostar back to London).
Accommodation: 13 nights in top-rated hostels, and 1 night in a couchette (bed) on the train.
Activities Included: There’s a must-do included activity in every city on the trip. Check out the itinerary below to see the activities in each city.
Sustainability: This trip only creates 104kg of carbon emissions! To fly the same route would cost 663 ♻️
Reviews: All independent reviews
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 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!
Tick off some of Europe’s most famous capital cities with our 2 week Group Tour!
You’ll have one 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 likeminded travellers, as well as your dedicated tour leader.
Meet your tour leader and the rest of your group near St Pancras International Train Station on the first morning to start your tour! If you need to stay a night in London before your tour starts then you can add this at check-out.
Train to Amsterdam – 6 hours
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.
Included: Amsterdam Pub Crawl
Optional: Flying Experience
Optional: A’dam Lookout
Optional: Canal Cruise
Optional: Heineken Experience
Suggestion: Take a walk through De Wallen, otherwise known as the ‘Red Light District’
Suggestion: Discover Europe’s biggest historic centre by bike
Train to Berlin – 6 hours
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 time – 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 Brandenburg Gate or book yourself tickets to the Reichstag dome!
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.
Included: A trip to the East Side Gallery- the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall
Optional: TV Tower
Optional: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus
Optional: Ice Bar + 3 free drinks
Suggestion: Visit Check Point Charlie
Suggestion: Discover the nightlife of Schoneberg and Kreuzberg
Train to Prague – 5 hours
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 (optional). In the evening, we’ll take in the beauty of Prague with a sunset cruise on the Vltava River (included).
Included: Sunset Cruise on the Vltava River
Optional: Prague Castle
Optional: Prague Pub Crawl
Suggestion: Marvel at the curvy design of the dancing building
Suggestion: Take in the views from Prague Castle
Suggestion: Try all the Czech Pilsner beers in the old town pub
Train to Budapest – 5 hours
A magnificent Eastern European city to explore – Budapest is really a spectacle by day and night. Think rich homemade foods, craft beers, lit-up buildings and river tours… there is no end to the things you can do in the crown jewel of the Danube.
Check out the ruin bars hidden around the Pest side of the city- These dilapidated buildings have found new life as independent restaurants bars and markets, serving up some of the best food and drinks in the city!
Included: Szechenyi Baths
Optional: Gellert Spa
Optional: Hungarian Parliament Tour
Optional: Buda Castle Explorer
Suggestion: Explore Budapest’s quirky markets and shops
Suggestion: Experience unique nightlife with a ruin pub crawl
Suggestion: Cycle the banks of the beautiful Danube
Train to Vienna – 3 hours
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!
Included: Prater Park/Paddleboarding (season dependent)
Optional: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour
Suggestion: Visit the Spanish riding school of Vienna
Suggestion: Eat real Apple Strudel and Wiener Schnitzel
Suggestion: Go to a classical concert in a city renowned for music
Night train to Venice – 10 hours in comfortable 6-bed couchette compartments
The next night, fall asleep in Vienna and wake up in Venice. Here you have a whole day 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.
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.
Make the most of your night – in the morning you’ll say farewell to your new friends (for the time being at least!), but if you’d like to have some extra time to explore you can include a night of post-trip accommodation before heading home the following day.
Included: Gondola Ride
Optional: Venice Pub Crawl
Suggestion: Cross the iconic St Mark’s Square
Suggestion: Get lost in the alleyways and canals of the city
Suggestion: Ride the Vaporetto down the grand canal
We can also add on transport back to London with a night train to Paris and the Eurostar from there back to London – then you don’t have the hassle of any flights at all!