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London to the Mediterranean: Coasts & Cafés

London to the Mediterranean: Coasts & Cafés
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22 Days

Highlights

Picnic under the Eiffel tower, explore Moorish palaces and great Iberian cities, sample some of Europe's best cuisines, chill out on the Algarve coast, mingle with the locals on the French Riviera, walk by ancient history in Rome

What's included

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Like history? And art? How about beaches and pubs? Then say hello to Western Europe on this three-week tour of the highlights from London down to Lisbon. See some of the world’s best museums, have lunch under the Eiffel Tower, eat as many tapas as you can handle, and party on Europe’s most coveted beaches with your new group of international friends. This unique route will take you places every traveller should see.
London to the Mediterranean: Coasts & Cafés
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London
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22 Days
Ends
Lisbon

Itinerary

  • Meet in London before departing for Paris by train. Tonight, you won’t need to go far for Paris to sweep you off your feet, because after all, it is the City of Love. Head to your hostel’s bar with your CEO and group to kick back and grab drinks in celebration of the first day of your grand adventure.
  • Picnic in front of the Eiffel Tower; opt to visit Notre Dame Cathedral or explore Montmartre.
    Meals: LUNCH
  • Take a train from Paris to Interlaken, a small city in the Swiss Alps with breathtaking scenery.
  • Enjoy an orientation walk of Interlaken. Opt to get the adrenaline pumping with some canyoning or whitewater rafting. Explore a nearby glacier or go swimming in a crystal clear lake. Don't miss the nightlife.
  • Enjoy an orientation walk of Interlaken. Opt to get the adrenaline pumping with some canyoning or whitewater rafting. Explore a nearby glacier or go swimming in a crystal clear lake. Don't miss the nightlife.
  • Travel to Rome by train via Milan. Upon arrival, enjoy a CEO-led orientation walk of Rome. Opt for an evening out with the group.
  • Opt to check out famous Roman sites from times past like the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican and Pantheon. Don't miss the amazing Italian food, wine and nightlife.
  • Stop at Pisa to check out the Leaning Tower en route to the beautiful Italian Riviera.
  • Walk the coastal path between Riomaggiore and Monterosso or opt to take the train. Visit charming, colourful towns along the way with an included national park pass and unlimited train ticket.
  • Continue to the French Riviera and enjoy an included excursion to Monaco.
  • Enjoy a free day to take a cycling tour, go for a hike along the coast, or take a day trip to nearby beaches and villages.
  • Hop on a flight toward Barcelona. Join your CEO on an orientation walk of your surroundings before participating in a G Adventures supported tapas cooking class served and prepared by migrant students. Afterward, break off on your own to explore this amazing city. Enjoy a night out on the town.
  • Get out and explore all that Barcelona has to offer, or choose to journey further afield to the surrounding beaches and countryside to get a true taste of Catalan life.
  • Enjoy an orientation walk along Las Ramblas. Take some time to visit the Gaudí buildings, or explore the Gothic Quarter before boarding an afternoon train to Madrid.
  • Enjoy Spain's beautiful capital on an orientation walk. Free time to visit its many sites, from art museums to sprawling squares. Enjoy a night out with the group. Madrid's nightlife is world renowned!
  • Full day of free time before transferring to Granada in the afternoon.
  • Enjoy an orientation walk in Granada. Opt to relax in one of the many hammam baths around town. Enjoy a tapas bar crawl with the group in the evening. First drink's on us.
  • Journey to Seville and explore this thriving university town. Opt to visit the Real Alcázar, a Moorish palace, or take in an evening flamenco show.
  • Cross into Portugal, and enjoy the Algarve Coast.
  • Spend the day on the Algarve with free time for hiking, water activities, or chilling out oceanside.
  • Take a train up the coast to Portugal's vibrant capital, and enjoy an orientation walk. Free time to visit Cristo Rei for sweeping views of the area, check out the monuments of the Belem neighbourhood, or relax in a café. Indulge in the town's great nightlife.
  • Depart at any time.