Route: Berlin Prague Vienna Budapest Belgrade Sarajevo Mostar Kotor Dubrovnik Split
Duration: 20 nights
Group Size: 5-20 people
Age Range: 18-35
Transport: Sit back and enjoy the comfortable train and bus journeys between cities. Excludes flights to and from the start and end cities.
Accommodation: 20 nights in top-rated hostels.
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 123kg of carbon emissions! To fly the same route would cost 796kg ♻️
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This 3 week route is an adventurous tour of Eastern 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 four 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 Eastern 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 Eastern Europe’s most famous cities with our 3 week Group Tour!
You’ll have one to four 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.
To minimise as much potential disruption as possible, we require all travellers to be able to provide suitable proof of vaccination when on your group tour.
You’ll meet the rest of your group and your Tour Leader in the late afternoon at your first hostel. If you need an extra night before your tour starts to fit in with your flights then you can add this at check-out.
Berlin is the capital of cool- one of the most fascinating cities in Europe and a hub of incredible food, drink and nightlife. The place that used to be the embodiment of division in the world has become a celebration of unity. Berlin isn’t your typical tourist playground; it’s tolerant, eccentric, artistic and ultimately pretty awesome!
Whether you want to check out Berlin’s world-famous tourist attractions or explore the city’s vibrant up-and-coming areas, Berlin has something for everyone.
Included: A trip to the East Side Gallery- the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall
Optional: Berlin Pub Crawl
Optional: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus
Optional: TV Tower
Optional: Ice Bar + 3 free drinks
Suggestion: Visit Check Point Charlie
Suggestion: Climb the dome of the renovated Reichstag
Suggestion:Discover the nightlife of Schoneberg and Kreuzberg
Train to Prague – 5 hours
A city that has swept back the Iron Curtain and emerged as a gleaming gem of Central Europe, Prague is a cultural and nightlife hotspot. Beer connoisseurs- this could well be your favourite stop. The Czech are famous for their ability to brew some of the worlds tastiest (and cheapest) Pilsners.
Beer not your thing? Not to worry! There is plenty else to do in this incredible city. Why not try traditional chimney cakes? Or wander the cobbled streets of the Old Town, taking in the sights and smells of one of Europe’s most sensory destinations.
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 Vienna – 4 hours
One of the most visually stunning cities in Europe, we can’t put into words how much we recommend a trip to Vienna.
A romantic getaway for a couple of any age or even a cultural break for a group of friends, the Austrian capital is not a destination to miss on your travels.
Be sure to try out traditional Schnitzel and Apple Strudel whilst you’re here- although you can get these dishes anywhere, the original, and the best, can still be found in Vienna!
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
Train to Budapest – 3 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: river cruise
Suggestion: Explore Budapest’s quirky markets and shops
Suggestion: Experience unique nightlife with a ruin pub crawl
Suggestion: Visit the Hungarian Parliament
Suggestion: Cycle the banks of the beautiful Danube
Bus to Belgrade – 6 hours
The capital of Serbia won’t disappoint you. Visitors from surrounding countries come here for the all-night party scene and friendly atmosphere. Tourists also come to see the world’s largest Orthodox church or just wander around the bohemian town centre of a bygone era.
Included: Bus and Walking Tour
Optional: Ghost Tour
Optional: River Tour
Suggestion: Visit the 18th Century Belgrade Fortress
Suggestion: Climb the cobbled streets of Skadarlija
Suggestion: Float down the Danube on the splavovi party boats
Bus to Sarajevo – 6 hours
Immerse yourself in the culture clash that is Sarajevo, with its bustling markets, colourful streets and friendly people. This historic city has a distinctly Turkish feel, adding to its unique atmosphere. They say no one ever visits Sarajevo just once – you’ll leave understanding why.
Included: Total Siege Tour
Optional: Kravice Waterfall Tour
Optional: Scars and Smiles Tour
Optional: Neretva Rafting
Suggestion: Wander round the Ottoman quarter & explore the Turkish Bazaar
Suggestion: Take a tour with a local guide to find out about the city’s turbulent history
Suggestion: Sample crazy Bosnian nightlife (with some compulsory Rakja)
Bus to Mostar – 2 hours
Mostar is a bucket list destination – Bosnia at its most beautiful. The famous bridge which links two sides of the river was destroyed in the war, but carefully rebuilt to its former glory. Discover how a once war-torn town built itself back up – you’d never know from its friendly people, beautiful buildings and amazing food and drink.
Included: Mostar Bridge
Suggestion: Visit the mosque that sits above the river Neretva
Suggestion: Shop for handmade crafts in the bazaar
Bus to Kotor – Variable depending on time of year
Nestled amongst the mountains and hidden from the ocean behind a stunning bay, Kotor is framed by mountains for spectacular views to rival any other. Relax by the crystal clear waters or just wander round the old town and drink local wine. It’s an idyllic place to chill out after a busy few days.
Included: Kotor Boat Trip
Suggestion: Take a trip out to the beautiful Lovcen National Park just a few miles away.
Suggestion: Take the bus to Perast and visit Our Lady of the Rocks monastery.
Bus to Dubrovnik – 2.5 hours
Dubrovnik is an absolute pearl with its wonderful marble streets and Baroque buildings, totally recovered after being bombed in 1991. You won’t be anything but awe-struck at its beauty, a medieval city perched against the Adriatic and positively beaming with charm.
Included: Sightseeing in Dubrovnik
Bus to Split – 4 hours
Sitting elegantly between the Adriatic and the mountains, Croatia’s second city has two UNESCO World Heritage sites within its walls, a marble waterfront walkway, and a buzzing atmosphere around its bars and pubs.
Split is renowned for its buzzing nightlife, stunning vistas and crystal-clear waters. Be sure to head to the beach on your final night with the group to watch the sun set over your time in this incredible country (and your trip!)
If you’d like to have some extra time to explore Split, or to fit in with the most convenient flight times, then you can include a night of post-trip accommodation before heading to the airport the following day.
Included: Visit to Dubrovnik (en route)
Included: Sea Kayaking
Optional: Return Tickets to Hvar
Optional: Split Pub Crawl
Optional: Krka National Park
Suggestion: See the amazing ruin of Diocletian’s Palace
Suggestion: Admire the city as you approach it from the sea
Suggestion: Stroll along the glittering waterfront