12 days - 5 countries - 6 cities

The Ultimate European Hidden Gems Tour
Discover the best-kept secrets of Europe with this unique 12-day itinerary. Start in the Renaissance heartland of Florence, where art and history come alive. Next, explore the vibrant culture and rich history of Budapest, often referred to as the 'Paris of the East.' Take a journey to the stunning Adriatic coastline in Dubrovnik, known for its enchanting medieval architecture. Then, get your adrenaline pumping in the adventure capital of Interlaken, followed by a tranquil escape to the charming village of Gimmelwald in the Swiss Alps. Conclude your trip in the trendy and picturesque canals of Amsterdam. This tour offers a perfect blend of urban experiences and serene landscapes, making it a trip to remember.

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Florence, Italy

Days 1 - 2

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.

City of Florence
City of Florence
City of Florence
City of Florence
City of Florence
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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Florence Partner Accommodation

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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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Budapest, Hungary

Days 3 - 4

Discover the charming Hungarian capital of Budapest, where history meets modernity in an irresistible fusion. Explore the grandeur of its architectural wonders, soak in its famous thermal baths, and immerse yourself in its lively nightlife scene. This city will leave you enchanted and captivated by its unique blend of rich cultural heritage and contemporary flair.

City of Budapest
City of Budapest
City of Budapest
City of Budapest
Hungarian Parliament

Hungarian Parliament

Thermal Baths

Thermal Baths

Buda Castle

Buda Castle

Fisherman’s Bastion

Fisherman’s Bastion

Széchenyi Chain Bridge

Széchenyi Chain Bridge

Memento Park

Memento Park

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Dive into the heart of Budapest, where a former four-star hotel turned hip hostel awaits. Right next to the old Jewish quarter, you’re steps away from iconic spots like the State Opera House and Chain Bridge. Wander the famed ruin pubs or relish the vibrant night scene just around the corner. Enjoy unmatched amenities from free WiFi, a lively bar with discounted drinks, to a 24/7 reception ensuring your adventures never skip a beat.

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Days 5 - 6

Dubrovnik, Croatia's dazzling jewel on the Adriatic Sea, is enveloped in stunning medieval walls that tell tales of a rich and tumultuous history. Known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic,' its old town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a treasure trove of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque churches, monasteries, and palaces. Strolling along its limestone streets or walking atop its ancient walls offers breathtaking views of the sea and a step back into the times of the Republic of Ragusa. Dubrovnik is not just a city but an experience, blending spectacular architecture, crystal clear waters, and enchanting history into an unforgettable Adriatic adventure.

City of Dubrovnik
City of Dubrovnik
City of Dubrovnik
City of Dubrovnik
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Experience the heart of Dubrovnik's Old Town in a hostel that blends 16th-century charm with today's conveniences. Within walking distance of key historic sites, it provides airy rooms and dorms with free Wi-Fi. Start your day with a free continental breakfast, then join in activities ranging from dance lessons to party nights, all designed to deepen your connection with this UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Days 7 - 8

Nestled between the sparkling lakes of Thun and Brienz, and surrounded by mountains, Interlaken is a paradise for adventure and nature lovers. Feel the rush of adrenaline while paragliding over stunning alpine scenery or embark on a tranquil hike through the lush trails. The quaint streets invite exploration, lined with traditional Swiss architecture and charming eateries. In winter, the snow-kissed landscapes beckon skiers and snowboarders, while the summer reveals blooming meadows and endless outdoor adventures. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty and thrill of Interlaken, a gem in the heart of Switzerland.

City of Interlaken
City of Interlaken
City of Interlaken
City of Interlaken
Harder Kulm

Harder Kulm

Ride the Highest Railway in Europe to Jungfraujoch

Ride the Highest Railway in Europe to Jungfraujoch

Hike the Alps

Hike the Alps

Relax by Lake Thun

Relax by Lake Thun

Oberhofen Castle

Oberhofen Castle

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Begin your Alpine adventure in Interlaken, Switzerland at this vibrant hostel, set in traditional wooden chalets. Just a brief walk from the train station, delight in easy access to Europe’s adventure capital and its iconic peaks, Mönch, Eiger, and Jungfrau. Relish in the comfort of a cozy fireplace, outdoor jacuzzi, and a music room to unwind, with a supermarket conveniently located just two minutes away.

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Gimmelwald, Switzerland

Days 9 - 10

Tucked in the Swiss Alps, Gimmelwald is an untouched gem. Its rustic chalets and flower-filled balconies offer a tranquil escape from the modern hustle. A haven for nature enthusiasts, the village resonates with traditional alpine charm, where cowbells echo and breathtaking mountain views captivate. It's a true embodiment of authentic Swiss mountain life.

City of Gimmelwald
City of Gimmelwald
City of Gimmelwald
City of Gimmelwald
City of Gimmelwald
City of Gimmelwald
City of Gimmelwald
City of Gimmelwald
City of Gimmelwald
Jungfrau-Aletsch

Jungfrau-Aletsch

Staubbachfall

Staubbachfall

Trümmelbachfälle

Trümmelbachfälle

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Perched in the breathtaking heights of Gimmelwald, Switzerland, this charming seasonal hostel is your gateway to the majestic Swiss Alps. Stay in cozy, wood-paneled dorms with spectacular mountain views, just a short jaunt from the Schilthorn summit and a stone's throw from scenic cable car rides and exhilarating hikes. Unwind at the rustic bar and savor the awe-inspiring panorama of the valley below, adding to the seamless blend of adventure and relaxation.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Days 11 - 12

Navigate the vibrant labyrinth of Amsterdam, where historic canals cradle streets brimming with dynamic culture and electric energy. Explore neighborhoods dotted with art studios, trendy cafés, and historic sites like Anne Frank House. Hire a bicycle and join the city's preferred mode of travel, discovering hidden gems that dot this lively urban expanse. At night, the city transforms into a mosaic of light, reflection, and life, inviting travelers to experience the warm embrace of Amsterdam's unique charm.

City of Amsterdam
City of Amsterdam
City of Amsterdam
City of Amsterdam
City of Amsterdam
Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House

Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum

Red Light District

Red Light District

Heineken Experience

Heineken Experience

Experience Dam Square

Experience Dam Square

Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum

Relax in the Vondelpark

Relax in the Vondelpark

Walk Through Jordaan

Walk Through Jordaan

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Set in a converted laboratory dating from the 1920s, this creative accommodation seamlessly blends historical charm with modern standards. A short, free ferry ride from Amsterdam Centraal, it offers guests an eclectic environment with art-adorned walls, a lush atrium, and an on-site bar showcasing live performances. Delight in the scenic views of the city and river from diverse room choices and indulge in a rich Amsterdam experience supported by a multilingual staff.

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