Route: London Amsterdam Berlin Prague Budapest Vienna Venice Rome Florence Nice Barcelona Paris London
Duration: 28 nights
Group Size: 5-20 people
Age Range: 18-35
Transport: Eurostar travel to and from London, mostly high-speed trains across Europe with a couple of comfortable buses. You’ll be able to use your Interrail pass to travel for free on the way back from London to your nearest station (if you’re not staying overnight).
Accommodation: 28 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 200kg of carbon emissions! To fly the same route would cost 1479kg♻️
Reviews: All independent reviews
Our Whole of 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 great 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. We offer a mix of unmissable included activities, exciting optional excursions, and plenty of free time – allowing you to tailor your adventure to your interests and explore at your own pace, with your new friends.
Travelling with you throughout, your trusty tour leader will ensure your trip goes smoothly; making sure you arrive in each destination safely.
Euroventure take all the stress out of travelling so that you’re free to relax and enjoy your trip!
Discover Europe in all its glory on our Whole of Europe Group Tour – a 29-day expedition designed for adventurous backpackers aged 18-35. This whirlwind tour takes you on an incredible journey through the continent’s most iconic cities, cultural treasures, and natural wonders.
Your adventure begins in London, where you’ll finally get to meet your fellow travellers. From there, you’ll discover the picturesque canals of Amsterdam, delve into Berlin’s rich history and buzzing nightlife, and dive into the relaxing thermal baths of Budapest. Along the way, you’ll sample delicious local cuisine, uncover hidden gems, and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of each destination.
As you journey through Europe, you’ll witness the continent’s diverse landscapes, from the sun-kissed beaches of Nice to the rolling hills of Tuscany. With included activities like scuba diving in the Mediterranean, wine tasting in Chianti, and a traditional Gondola ride in Venice, your adventure will be brimming with unforgettable experiences.
But it’s not just about the destinations – it’s the people you meet and the memories you create together. With a group of like-minded travelers and an experienced guide by your side, you’ll forge new friendships and share unforgettable moments that will last a lifetime. So, pack your backpack, grab your camera, and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!
Your trip begins bright and early in London. You’ll have gotten to know most of your fellow travellers in the WhatsApp group over the past couple of weeks – and you’ll now get to meet them, and the tour leader, in Kings Cross Station, before heading over and catching the Eurostar to Amsterdam!
If you’re flying into London, or aren’t local, then we’d highly recommend staying over the night before. Give us a shout and we’ll be able to organise pre-trip accommodation for you too!
Eurostar to Amsterdam – 6 hours
Nestled in the heart of the Netherlands, Amsterdam beckons with its picturesque canals, rich cultural heritage, and an air of excitment that captivates all who visit.
What to Expect:
Amsterdam’s vibrant streets are your playground – and here, the fun never stops. Get up close and personal with the city by grabbing a bike or hopping into a canal boat – the best, and most scenic, way to get around. Immerse yourself in art and history at world-class museums like the Van Gogh Museum, and toast to your travels with a pint of Heineken at its place of origin.
Boozy Bingo: Join a lively game of Boozy Bingo, where you can test your luck, enjoy drinks, and get to know your fellow travellers.
Pancake Boat: Hop aboard the Pancake Boat and savour delicious Dutch pancakes while cruising the scenic waterways of Amsterdam.
Anne Frank House: Explore the Anne Frank House for a poignant journey into history and the courage of a young girl during WWII.
Biking Adventure: Experience the city like a local by renting a bike and pedalling through the city’s charming streets.
Art and Culture: Immerse yourself in Amsterdam’s art scene with a visit to one of the countless museums here. You have the famous Rijksmuseum, Moco Museum or for something a bit different, check out WONDR.
Train to Berlin – 6.5 hours
The capital of cool and one of Europe’s most captivating cities.
What to Expect:
Berlin isn’t your typical tourist destination; it’s a city that thrives on tolerance, eccentricity, and artistry, making it an essential stop on your Euroventure group tour! From its incredible food and drink scene to its legendary nightlife, Berlin is a place where the past and present seamlessly blend into a unique celebration of unity.
Berlin TV Tower: Rise above the city’s bustling streets and enjoy panoramic views from the iconic Berlin TV Tower.
Historical Dive: Immerse yourself in Berlin’s rich history with a visit to the remnants of the Berlin Wall and the thought-provoking Topography of Terror museum.
Street Art Safari: Explore the city’s vibrant street art scene in the alternative neighborhoods of Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain.
Culinary Journey: Delight in Berlin’s diverse culinary landscape, from traditional currywurst to international fusion cuisine.
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.
What to Expect:
Czechia is famous for brewing some of the world’s tastiest (and most affordable) Pilsners – so be sure to sample a couple during your time here – away from the main square!
Beer not your thing? Don’t worry as there’s plenty more to this city than just a good pint. Indulge in traditional chimney cakes, wander along cobbled streets in the Old Town, slurp up some garlic soup and immerse yourself in the rich sensory tapestry of one of Europe’s most captivating cities.
Prepare for a city that effortlessly blends its storied past with vibrant nightlife, offering something for every traveler.
Medieval Tavern Show: Dive into history with a Medieval Tavern show featuring a delightful 5-course meal and drinks…as well as belly dancers, wrestlers, fire and plenty more weird and wonderful delights!
Prague Castle: Explore the iconic Prague Castle and delve into its rich history. Don’t forget to allow a bit more time to wander around the grounds and admire the stunning view over the city!
Nuclear Bunker & Communism Tour: Uncover the secrets of the Cold War with a visit to a Nuclear Bunker and an insightful Communism Tour.
Beer Exploration: Czechs drink the most beer per capita in Europe – so it’s only right that you sample a few Czech Pilsner beers at the Old Town pub to learn your favorite.
Train to Budapest – 7 hours
Budapest, a magnificent Eastern European city, unfolds like a spectacular storybook by day and night.
What to Expect:
Prepare for a city that seamlessly combines history and modernity, creating a tapestry of vibrant culture and stunning vistas. Imagine indulging in rich homemade foods, sipping craft beers, admiring illuminated buildings, and embarking on enchanting river tours – Budapest offers an endless array of experiences for everyone, making it the crown jewel of the Danube – and one of the favourite stops of this tour!
Szechenyi Baths: Immerse yourself in the luxurious Szechenyi Baths, a thermal oasis that’s been a local treasure for generations.
Explore Budapest’s Eclectic Markets: Dive into Budapest’s quirky markets and shops, where you’ll discover unique treasures.
Ruin Pub Crawl: Dive into the city’s vibrant nightlife with a Ruin Pub Crawl, where historic buildings find new life as bustling restaurants, bars, and markets.
Visit the Hungarian Parliament: Marvel at the architectural marvel that is the Hungarian Parliament, a symbol of the city’s rich history and grandeur.
Train to Vienna – 3 hours
Vienna, one of Europe’s most visually stunning cities, defies description. It’s one of those places you can wander around for hours, just admiring your surroundings and architecture.
What to Expect:
Anticipate a city that seamlessly blends imperial grandeur with artistic excellence, creating an ambiance unlike any other. While in Vienna, indulge in two of its culinary treasures: traditional Schnitzel and delectable Apple Strudel. While these dishes might be found across the globe, Vienna’s originals remain unparalleled. Underneath it’s fancy food and art scene, you’ll find a playful and young side to the Austrian capital, with plenty to see and do!
Prater Park: Dive into the city’s vibrant energy with a visit to Prater Park, an iconic amusement park offering endless fun.
Schönbrunn Palace: Explore the opulent halls and manicured gardens of Schönbrunn Palace, a testament to Vienna’s imperial history and grandeur.
Visit the Spanish Riding School of Vienna: Witness the grace and beauty of the Spanish Riding School, a testament to Vienna’s equestrian heritage.
Musical Interlude: Immerse yourself in Vienna’s rich musical tradition by attending a classical concert in a city renowned for its musical heritage.
Train to Venice – 7 hours
Welcome to Venice, the floating city that transcends every expectation. Prepare for an enchanting journey through winding canals and captivating history.
What to Expect:
Venice is a city like no other, a place where every street is a waterway, and history flows as freely as the Grand Canal. Get ready to embark on an adventure that blends tradition, artistry, and culinary delights. Be sure to also spend some time getting lost in the winding, narrow streets – you’ll find so many beautiful parts of the island, without all the crowds – perfect for those Insta snaps!
Gondola Ride Experience the magic of Venice on a traditional Gondola ride. Let the gentle sway of the water carry you through a city that feels like it belongs in a fairytale.
Day Trip to Burano & Murano Islands Escape to the fairytale islands of Burano and Murano, where canals are lined with vibrant, multi-colored houses, and artisans craft exquisite glassware.
Discover Doge’s Palace Step into the opulent world of Doge’s Palace, an architectural masterpiece where Venetian history and art converge.
Marvel at St. Mark’s Basilica Visit St. Mark’s Basilica, a stunning example of Venetian Byzantine architecture, and admire its breathtaking mosaics.
Immerse Yourself in Cannaregio Explore Cannaregio, a neighborhood tucked away from the tourist crowds, offering an authentic glimpse into local life. Discover hidden gems and savor delicious local food and wine – at local prices!
Train to Rome – 4 hours
Welcome to Rome, the eternal city where history, art, and culture converge in magnificent harmony.
What to Expect:
Rome is more than a city; it’s an open-air museum, an ancient wonder, and a testament to human achievement. We’d really recommend joining a walking tour during your stay here, to provide additional context, as you stroll through cobblestone streets that whisper tales of emperors, artists, and visionaries. When your feet are in need of a break, you’ll have no end of choice to taste authentic Italian coffee, ice-cream, pizza and so much more!
Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Marvel at the jaw-dropping intricacy of art displayed in the world-famous Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, a truly transformative experience.
Journey to the Colosseum Step into the ancient world as you explore the iconic Colosseum, an architectural marvel that once hosted epic gladiator battles.
Discover Trastevere’s Charms Wander through the charming Trastevere neighborhood, known for its narrow streets, local eateries, and vibrant apertivo culture.
Dive into the Leonardo da Vinci Experience Immerse yourself in the genius of Leonardo da Vinci at this captivating exhibition, a celebration of art, science, and invention.
Train to Florence – 1.5 hours
Welcome to Florence, where every street is a gallery, and every meal is an exquisite experience!
What to Expect:
Florence is a city that breathes art and history. Wander through its cobbled streets, marvel at stunning architecture, and immerse yourself in the world of Renaissance art. You’ve got the famous David sculpture, crafted by Michael Angelo himself and the Duomo will blow you away when you see it in person. Florence may seem quite small on first glance, but there’s enough here to keep you busy for day on end.
Chianti Wine Tasting Tour You’ll get to head out into the beautiful Tuscan countryside and indulge in a selection of some of the regions best and most loved wines and two seperate vineyards. You’ll be talked through each glass, with exquisite small pairing on hand for selected wines. You’ll leave an expert and know exactly what to ask for with your dinner that evening!
Enjoy Piazzale Michelangelo Capture the city’s beauty from the iconic Piazzale Michelangelo viewpoint, offering breathtaking panoramic vistas and a perfect spot to watch the sunset over the famous Florence skyline.
Discover Florence Market Discover the vibrant Florence Market, a haven for foodies, where you can savor delicious Italian delicacies. By day it’s a great place to wander around, picking up any fresh produce you want – but be sure to return upstairs in the evening when local traders take over to offer up exquisite cooked dishes…mamma mia!
Explore Ponte Vecchio Stroll along the historic Ponte Vecchio, a bridge lined with charming shops and a unique piece of Florence’s history.
Train (with changes) to Nice – 9 hours
Welcome to Nice, where the French Riviera’s charm effortlessly combines with sophistication, and culinary delights await!
What to Expect:
Nice is all about embracing the magical essence of the French Riviera. Whether you’re exploring its charming streets, basking on golden-sand beaches, or indulging in the finest food and wine, you’ll quickly discover why this place is so irresistible – both to the rich, and Euroventure backpackers! Welcome to the good life.
Scuba Diving Experience the Mediterranean’s temperate waters with an exhilarating guided scuba diving trip. Spend your afternoon exploring the treasures of the underwater world.
Sunset at the Promenade des Anglais Witness a breathtaking sunset from the iconic Promenade des Anglais, an idyllic way to end your day in Nice.
Monaco or Cannes Excursion Indulge in a day trip to the glamorous destinations of Monaco or Cannes, both within easy reach from Nice.
Relax on Star-Studded Beaches Laze on the star-studded beaches, soaking up the Mediterranean sun and enjoying the glamorous atmosphere.
Bus to Barcelona – 9 hours
Barcelona, the vibrant Catalan capital, is a cultural hub that beckons you to explore its rich tapestry of art, architecture, and cuisine.
What to Expect:
Barcelona is a city that thrives on culture and creativity. Immerse yourself in its unique blend of history and modernity, whilst boasting plenty of it’s own character in a way you don’t always find with big cities. There really is something here for everyone – a shopper’s paradise, amazing beaches, vibrant nightlife and everything in between.
Tapas Cooking Class Discover the secrets of Spanish cuisine with a captivating tapas cooking class in one of Barcelona’s top cooking schools. Learn how to prepare these delectable small plates and unleash your true inner-chef self.
Picasso Museum in the Gothic Quarter Delve into the artistic genius of Picasso at the Picasso Museum, located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter. Marvel at the evolution of his works and gain insight into his creative journey.
Parc Guell Explore the whimsical Parc Guell, an architectural masterpiece by Antoni Gaudi. Lose yourself in its surreal beauty and panoramic views of the city.
Pinxos Whilst Pinxos may be more typical to Northern Spain, you’ll still see these everywhere in Barcelona. The trick is to avoid eating them on La Rambla with all the tourists and instead head to Carrer de Blai in Poble Sec – that’s where you’ll find the locals! On a similar note, you’ll also want to be eating paella de marisco (fish paella) here – and not the meat version!
Train to Paris – 6 hours
Paris, the enchanting “City of Love,” is a place where romance, art, and culinary excellence converge. The pride of France and one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Paris needs little introduction.
What to Expect:
The ultimate urban playground where the enchantment of youth meets the timeless charm of the city. From the irresistible appeal of the Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur’s artistic flair, and the dreamlike Seine River, you’ll discover that Paris is not just a destination; it’s a vibrant, energetic experience – and the perfect place to conclude an amazing 4 weeks.
Montparnasse Tower Ascend to the Montparnasse Tower and witness the breathtaking panorama of Paris from above. The city’s iconic landmarks stretch out before you, providing an unforgettable view.
Cabaret Extravaganza at the Moulin Rouge Indulge in the glittering world of cabaret with a visit to the famous Moulin Rouge. Immerse yourself in a dazzling performance, showcasing the city’s artistic and flamboyant spirit.
Marais Nightlife Adventure Embark on an exciting nightlife adventure in the Marais district. Explore its vibrant bars, clubs, and entertainment venues, where you can dance the night away and experience the true essence of Parisian nightlife.
Arc de Triomphe Pay tribute to France’s history with a visit to the iconic Arc de Triomphe. The panoramic view from the top is one of the best in the city.
Eurostar to London – 3.5 hours
You’ll arrive back into London late-afternoon. If you’re travelling on from here, then please allow plenty of time to reach your connection – and if you’re travelling by train in the UK, you’ll be able to use your interrail pass to get home.
If you’d rather stay a night or two in London – then just let us know and we can arrange post-trip accommodation for you.