61 days - 13 countries - 21 cities

Grand European Expedition
Launch into a grand adventure across Europe, discovering its multifaceted cultures, stunning landscapes, and historic landmarks. Starting in London, the excursion leads to the vibrant streets of Madrid, before exploring the art and design of Barcelona and Nice. Journey through Italy’s varied beauty - from the quaint Cinque Terre villages to the iconic sites of Pisa, Florence, Rome, Milan, Venice, and Naples. The voyage then carries you to the idyllic Greek islands of Santorini and Athens’ ancient ruins. The adventure doesn’t stop there; witness Vienna’s imperial architecture, Budapest’s thermal baths, Prague’s Gothic resplendence, and Berlin’s historic divide. Savor Munich’s Bavarian charm, get lost in Interlaken’s Alpine vistas, and soak up Amsterdam’s canal-framed cityscape. Concluding in Paris, this epic journey encompasses the essence of Europe’s heart and soul, leaving travelers with memories to last a lifetime.

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London, United Kingdom

Days 1 - 4

Embrace the rhythmic pulse of London, where historical grandeur and modern vibrancy interlace, creating a diverse and thrilling landscape. Wander through centuries-old streets to explore iconic landmarks like the Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and the sprawling Hyde Park. The city buzzes with unmatched energy, and the eclectic neighborhoods offer a bounty of cultural, culinary, and artistic treasures. Whether you're on the hunt for vintage finds in Camden Market or absorbing panoramic city views from the London Eye, London unfolds as a rich tapestry of experiences, perfect for young explorers seeking both adventure and elegance.

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Big Ben and Parliament

Big Ben and Parliament

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square

Tower of London

Tower of London

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Walk through Borough Market

Walk through Borough Market

Explore Free Museums

Explore Free Museums

See the Elgin Marbles and Rosetta Stone

See the Elgin Marbles and Rosetta Stone

National Gallery

National Gallery

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Discover the historic charm of London in this trendy hostel, nestled in a restored former seaman's abode. Located just 9-minutes from Tower Hill tube station and a short stroll from the iconic Tower of London, you'll be perfectly positioned to explore all that this dynamic city has to offer. With an airy lobby lounge and a hip bar featuring a vaulted ceiling and courtyard, you'll find plenty of space to socialize and relax with fellow travelers. And for those seeking the ultimate nightlife experience, don't miss the cool basement bar where travelers starting their trip always hang out.

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Madrid, Spain

Days 5 - 7

Explore Madrid, where tradition meets innovation on every sun-drenched street. From the regal Almudena Cathedral to the bustling El Rastro flea market, Madrid is a treasure trove of experiences. Savor the local cuisine at a sidewalk café in La Latina or venture into the avant-garde culinary scene that has put Madrid on the map. With its warm people and sunlit plazas, Madrid offers a unique blend of warmth, history, and modern sophistication that enchants everyone who visits.

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Nestled in a historical 1930s structure by the Gran Via, this Madrid hostel blends history with modern design. A minute from the metro, it's your gateway to explore the city's cultural gems. From cozy dorms to private rooms, it caters to every traveler's needs. Relish in amenities like a trendy cafe/bar and a panoramic rooftop terrace, making it a prime spot for adventurers seeking a blend of comfort and style.

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Barcelona, Spain

Days 8 - 10

Barcelona, the vibrant capital of Catalonia, is a mesmerizing city that showcases a unique blend of history, art, and modernity. With its spellbinding architecture, including the iconic works of Antoni Gaudi, and a rich cultural heritage, Barcelona offers a mesmerizing experience to travelers. Whether it's strolling through the Gothic Quarter, admiring the Picasso Museum, or sipping on a cocktail on a seaside terrace, Barcelona has something to offer for everyone. The city's world-renowned dining and drinking scene adds an extra layer of excitement, making it an irresistible destination for travelers seeking a mix of culture, relaxation, and indulgence.

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Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Gaudi Masterpieces

Gaudi Masterpieces

Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas

Walk through Park Güell

Walk through Park Güell

Barcelona Cathedral

Barcelona Cathedral

Visit the Beach

Visit the Beach

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Steps away from the bustling heart of Barcelona, this lively hostel offers a unique base for your adventures. Located just a short walk from shopping along La Rambla and the nearest metro station, getting around the city is a breeze. Socialize with fellow travelers in the guest kitchen, dining room, or on the furnished rooftop terrace. With coin-operated laundry facilities on-site and a popular bar with events, you'll have everything you need for a comfortable and memorable stay.

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Nice, France

Days 11 - 12

Discover the radiant allure of Nice, a gem on the French Riviera. The city unfolds as a captivating montage of azure seas, golden beaches, and pastel-hued buildings. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of culture, from the vibrant art scene to the enticing Mediterranean flavors. Wander through the labyrinth of narrow lanes in the Old Town (Vieux Nice), brimming with lively markets and quaint cafés. Whether seeking a peaceful beach retreat or the pulsating beat of festivals and nightlife, Nice stands as a beacon for explorers, offering a mosaic of experiences under the Mediterranean sun.

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Promenade des Anglais

Promenade des Anglais

Musée Matisse

Musée Matisse

Castle of Nice

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Èze

Èze

Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate

Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate

Le Negresco Hotel

Le Negresco Hotel

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Experience a chic getaway in the heart of Nice, France, with a stay at this centrally located hotel. With just a 3-minute walk from the train station and a mere 13-minute walk from the beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean, this hotel offers the perfect base for exploring the city and its surroundings. Immerse yourself in a stylish and comfortable atmosphere with the hotel's incredible design, perfect for creating lasting memories on the French Riviera.

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Day 13

Discover the breathtaking beauty of Cinque Terre, where five charming fishing villages come together to create a scenic gem on the Italian coastline. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the villages boast a rich history, with winding paths and a vintage railway line offering unique ways to explore the dramatic cliffs and emerald waters. Immerse yourself in a world free of cars, where you can soak up the peaceful atmosphere and rejuvenate your spirit. Cinque Terre is a treasure trove of adventure, waiting for you to uncover its secrets.

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Order a Pesto Dish

Order a Pesto Dish

Punta Bonfiglio

Punta Bonfiglio

Take a Dip in Vernazza

Take a Dip in Vernazza

Sunset at Doria Castle

Sunset at Doria Castle

Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero

Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero

Belvedere di Santa Maria

Belvedere di Santa Maria

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Nestled in the charming town of Corniglia, this simple hostel offers a unique escape from the bustling tourist crowds. Just a 16-minute walk from the railway station, you'll have easy access to the breathtaking Cinque Terre region and its stunning coastal landscapes. Savor the authentic Italian experience, away from the hustle and bustle, and immerse yourself in the laid-back local lifestyle.

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Pisa, Italy

Day 14

Pisa, once a powerful maritime city, is now known for its iconic Leaning Tower. But this architectural gem is just the tip of the iceberg in this charming city. Education has fueled Pisa's economy since the 1400s, making it a hub for students, which translates to a lively cafe and bar scene. Explore the city's well-maintained Romanesque buildings, Gothic churches, Renaissance piazzas and experience the authentic Italian street life dominated by locals.

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Square of Miracles or Piazza dei Miracoli

Square of Miracles or Piazza dei Miracoli

Leaning Tower

Leaning Tower

Duomo di Pisa

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Just a 5-minute stroll from Pisa Centrale train station, this hostel is perfectly placed for ease of access to the city. Wander to the iconic Leaning Tower in a leisurely 20 minutes, or catch a convenient bus from the nearby station. Revel in the buzzing social atmosphere of the spacious common areas both indoors and outdoors. Enjoy the convenience of a 24-hour reception, air-conditioned en-suite rooms, and free Wi-Fi. Unwind in the chill-out café and connect with fellow travelers over a drink, sharing tales and tips for exploring this historic city.

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Florence, Italy

Days 15 - 17

Navigate through the enchanting streets of Florence, the beacon of the Renaissance. As you wander, the city narrates tales of historical brilliance and artistic achievements. The majestic Duomo stands as a testimony to architectural grandeur, while world-class museums showcase an unrivaled collection of art and innovation. Beyond its rich history, discover stylish boutiques, delightful eateries, and an energetic nightlife.

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Michelangelo's David

Michelangelo's David

Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi Gallery

Santa Maria del Fiore (the Duomo)

Santa Maria del Fiore (the Duomo)

Piazza della Signoria

Piazza della Signoria

Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio

Piazzale Michelangelo

Piazzale Michelangelo

Basilica di San Lorenzo

Basilica di San Lorenzo

Siena, Tuscany's Medieval Masterpiece

Siena, Tuscany's Medieval Masterpiece

August 16th - Siena's Palio

August 16th - Siena's Palio

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Discover a haven of comfort and convenience in the bustling center of Florence. Just a brief stroll from iconic landmarks, this hostel ensures a memorable stay in the cradle of the Renaissance. Revel in spacious, airy dorms, each equipped with individual reading lights, lockers, and en suite bathrooms. Unwind by the seasonal outdoor pool or enjoy the warmth in an indoor pool, sauna, and hammam. Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the facility, and explore with ease, thanks to its prime location close to major attractions and transportation hubs. Delight in the panoramic terrace or relish the lively atmosphere at the basement bar. This is your Florence gateway for unforgettable adventures.

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Rome, Italy

Days 18 - 21

Step into Rome, a living museum where every cobblestone has a story to tell. Here, ancient ruins like the mighty Colosseum stand beside bustling piazzas filled with the hum of modern life. Savor a perfect espresso in a quaint café, explore vibrant neighborhoods, and find serenity in the city’s stunning gardens. Let Rome's undeniable energy and warm hospitality enthrall you, making each moment a cherished memory in this illustrious Italian capital.

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Colosseum

Colosseum

Roman Forum

Roman Forum

Vatican Museums

Vatican Museums

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain

St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica

Pantheon

Pantheon

Piazza Navona

Piazza Navona

Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps

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Your Roman holiday begins here, where ancient streets meet the pulse of the city's nightlife. Just moments from Roma Termini, our hostel is a launchpad for discovery and a hub for social butterflies. Engage in authentic cultural exchanges with cooking classes, live music, and a bar that buzzes into the night. Offering a blend of communal and private spaces, it caters to every traveler's need for comfort and connection in the Eternal City.

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Athens, Greece

Days 22 - 25

Step into Athens, where ancient history and modern rhythm blend seamlessly. Traverse the pathways of the Acropolis, absorbing the majesty of Parthenon. As the golden sun sets, savor traditional Greek cuisine in the Plaka neighborhood, under the violet hues of the Athenian sky. Contemporary art, thriving coffee culture, and vibrant street life complement the city's ancient splendor, making Athens a dynamic destination for today's intrepid traveler.

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Visit the Acropolis

Visit the Acropolis

Ancient Agora

Ancient Agora

Monastiraki

Monastiraki

Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum

Spend an Evening in Plaka

Spend an Evening in Plaka

Athens Central Market

Athens Central Market

Theater of Dionysus

Theater of Dionysus

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Experience the grandeur of 19th-century architecture at this polished hostel, just a 4-minute stroll from the nearest metro station. Soak in breathtaking views of the iconic Acropolis from the hostel's rooftop terrace, and take advantage of bike rentals or guided city tours to fully immerse yourself in Athens. Relax in the laid-back TV lounge, or enjoy the vibrant atmosphere at the on-site restaurant/bar.

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Santorini, Greece

Days 26 - 29

Santorini captivates with its stunning sunsets, white-washed buildings, and crystalline waters. Traverse the narrow streets of Oia, adorned with vibrant bougainvillea and breathtaking views of the azure Aegean Sea. Unwind on the unique black sand beaches and savor exquisite Greek cuisine in cliff-side taverns. For those seeking both relaxation and adventure, Santorini promises a sublime blend of exquisite beauty, warm hospitality, and abundant exploration opportunities.

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Spend a Day in Oia

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Blue-Domed Churches

Blue-Domed Churches

Sunset in Fira

Sunset in Fira

Hike from Fira to Oia

Hike from Fira to Oia

Red Beach

Red Beach

Oia Castle

Oia Castle

Black Beach

Black Beach

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Delve into Santorini's heartbeat with a stay in a historic 18th-century winery turned hostel. Discover the rustic charm of Karterados village, just a stone’s throw from the bustling Fira Town. Recharge in the tranquility of traditional cave rooms or bask on sea-view terraces. Abundant in modern amenities and vibrant gardens, navigate the island's wonders, and retreat to the peaceful hum of local life, ensuring a memorable and genuine adventure as smooth as the Aegean breeze.

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Naples, Italy

Days 30 - 32

Explore Naples, a city bursting with vibrant life, juxtaposed with historical depth. Walk through lively streets, where the aroma of authentic Neapolitan pizza fills the air, a culinary nod to the city's rich traditions. Beyond its famed gastronomy, Naples is a treasure trove of ancient history, with the historic city center designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Uncover the mysteries of Pompeii, or venture to the Amalfi Coast's staggering beauty, all within reach from this spirited Italian city. Your journey through Naples promises a robust experience of culture, history, and delectable delights.

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City of Naples
Explore the Ancient Ruins of Pompeii

Explore the Ancient Ruins of Pompeii

National Archeological Museum of Naples

National Archeological Museum of Naples

Catacombs of San Gennaro

Catacombs of San Gennaro

Enjoy the Best Pizza in the World

Enjoy the Best Pizza in the World

Try Pizza Fritta, a Local Classic

Try Pizza Fritta, a Local Classic

Ancient Greek Ruins at Paestum

Ancient Greek Ruins at Paestum

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Navigate Naples with ease from a centrally located, lively hostel. Just a short walk from key transport links, explore famed sites like Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast without a hitch. The warm, friendly staff are on hand to help plot your Italian journey, including breathtaking boat tours to the idyllic island of Capri. Enjoy the blend of social excitement and tranquil relaxation in comfortable, spacious rooms as you embark on your Italian sojourn.

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Venice, Italy

Days 33 - 35

Venice is a city like no other, where intricate waterways replace streets, gondolas glide past historic buildings, and breathtaking art and architecture are at every turn. From the magnificent St Mark's Square, to the colorful Murano glass, to the elegant canals, Venice is an irresistible mix of beauty, culture and romance that will leave you enchanted. Come explore the winding alleyways and narrow bridges, each revealing its own unique charm, and immerse yourself in the vibrant local life of this timeless city.

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