43 days - 11 countries - 22 cities

Whirlwind European Escapade
Join us on a Whirlwind European Escapade that takes you through the heart of Europe's most iconic cities and hidden gems. Starting in the bustling streets of London, the journey unfolds over 37 days of cultural immersion, history exploration, and breathtaking scenery. From the majestic fjords near Bergen to the ancient ruins of Rome and the vibrant markets of Catania, this trip is a deep dive into the soul of Europe. Marvel at the masterpieces of Florence, soak up the sun in Nice, and experience the historic charm of cities like Dublin and Paris. Adventure awaits in the mountain villages of Gimmelwald and Interlaken, while the urban landscapes of Berlin, Vienna, and Munich offer rich historical narratives. Wander the romantic waterways of Venice, embrace the fashion-forward streets of Milan, and delight in the culinary wonders of Naples and Palermo. This journey concludes with the timeless elegance of Paris, leaving you with lasting memories and a deeper understanding of Europe's diverse culture.

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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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London Partner Accommodation

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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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Bergen, Norway

Days 5 - 6

Bergen, Norway, often described as the gateway to the fjords, is a harmonious blend of natural beauty and urban charm. Encircled by mountains and fjords, including the famous Sognefjord, the city's picturesque waterfront, Bryggen, is known for its colorful wooden houses and historic wharf, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Bergen's narrow cobblestone streets and bustling markets invite exploration, while its vibrant arts scene and proximity to nature appeal to adventurers and culture seekers alike. This city is a serene starting point for exploring Norway's breathtaking landscapes.

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Take the Famous Flåmsbana Train

Take the Famous Flåmsbana Train

Visit the Fjord Town of Flåm

Visit the Fjord Town of Flåm

Take a Boat Through the Fjords

Take a Boat Through the Fjords

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Bergen Partner Accommodation

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Perched on the slopes of Mount Ulriken, our chosen Bergen hostel is a haven for adventurers and eco-conscious travelers. Offering easy access to the city via public transport and doorstep hiking trails, it's perfect for those looking to explore nature and urban life. With options from private to dorm rooms, plus communal kitchens and vibrant social spaces, it's a hub for backpackers, families, and groups seeking the true Bergen experience.

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Oslo, Norway

Days 7 - 8

Oslo, Norway's forward-thinking capital, nestles between the Oslofjord and forested hills, offering a unique blend of vibrant city life and breathtaking natural landscapes. Renowned for its green spaces, innovative architecture, and rich Viking history, Oslo invites you to explore the cutting-edge Opera House, the historical Viking Ship Museum, and the inspiring Vigeland Sculpture Park. This city thrives on its passion for outdoor activities, cultural exploration, and sustainability, making it a haven for adventurers and culture enthusiasts alike. Oslo's harmonious balance between nature and urban development embodies the essence of Scandinavian living.

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Oslo Partner Accommodation

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Located in Oslo’s fashionable Grünerløkka district, this hostel is an ideal retreat for travelers seeking a blend of cultural immersion and modern comfort. A short stroll from the dynamic Karl Johan Street, guests can enjoy an array of shops, eclectic restaurants, and trendy nightlife. The hostel boasts well-appointed rooms with essential amenities, free Wi-Fi, and inviting communal spaces, making it a hub for travelers looking to experience Oslo's vibrant atmosphere.

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Dublin, Ireland

Days 9 - 10

Dublin, the heart of Ireland, is a city woven from tales of rebellion, literary genius, and the warmth of its pubs. Stroll along the River Liffey, explore the hallowed halls of Trinity College and marvel at the Book of Kells. Dublin's cobblestone streets echo with the history of its castles and cathedrals, contrasted by the youthful buzz of its street performers and cafes. Embrace the craic in Temple Bar or find solace in the serene beauty of Phoenix Park. Dublin is an invitation to experience the layers of Irish culture, history, and hospitality.

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Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse

Temple Bar

Temple Bar

Trinity College and The Book of Kells

Trinity College and The Book of Kells

Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

St. Stephen’s Green

St. Stephen’s Green

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Dublin Partner Accommodation

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In the pulsing heart of Dublin, discover a vibrant hostel that offers a unique blend of modern comfort and sociable atmosphere. From private rooms to innovative pod beds with ensuite facilities, it caters to every traveler's need. Start your day with bottomless porridge and explore the city with ease, thanks to its prime location near all major transport links and attractions. It's the ideal spot for making memories and new friends.

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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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Nice Partner Accommodation

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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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Cinque Terre Partner Accommodation

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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

Duomo di Pisa

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Pisa Partner Accommodation

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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 - 16

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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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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Rome, Italy

Days 17 - 18

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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Catania, Italy

Days 19 - 20

Nestled at the foot of the majestic Mount Etna, Catania offers a unique blend of natural wonders and architectural marvels. This lively city boasts a rich tapestry of Greek and Roman ruins, contrasted by the elegant baroque facades of its churches and palaces. The vibrant atmosphere is palpable in its lively piazzas and colorful markets, making Catania a dynamic gateway to Sicilian culture and tradition.

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Experience the essence of Sicilian charm in a historic 17th-century palace in Catania, right next to the cathedral. With easy access to Mount Etna and the vibrant nightlife, this hostel offers a unique blend of culture and adventure. Enjoy breathtaking rooftop views, beautifully adorned rooms, and a lively cocktail bar, making it the perfect backdrop for your Sicilian journey.

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Palermo, Italy

Days 21 - 22

Palermo is a city of contrasts, where the grandeur of its historical monuments coexists with the simple pleasures of daily life. Its coastal beauty offers tranquil beaches just a stone's throw from the urban hustle, while its mountainous backdrop invites exploration. In the heart of Palermo, the Capuchin Catacombs and the Palatine Chapel showcase the city's fascination with life and death, beauty and decay, making it an unforgettable destination.

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Palermo Partner Accommodation

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In the heart of Palermo's Teatro Politeama district, this hostel invites you into an artistic oasis, perfect for those eager to explore and connect. With easy access to transport, a rich display of art, and a calendar packed with events from walking tours to cooking classes, your stay promises to be as enriching as it is comfortable. Revel in the communal kitchen, music hall, and the cozy bar and terrace.

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Naples, Italy

Days 23 - 24

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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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 25 - 26

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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