Multi-Day Tour

Rome to Lisbon on a Shoestring (16 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Rome, Italy To Lisbon, Portugal

Valid for Departures: 14 Apr 2018 - 05 Oct 2019


Day 1
Rome, Italy
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Day 1 Rome: We highly recommend arriving a day or two earlier to experience all that this amazing city has to offer. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Rome, Italy
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Day 2 Rome/Rapallo: Stop at Pisa to check out the Leaning Tower en route to the beautiful Italian Riviera. Included Activities: Leaning Tower of Pisa Visit Transport: Train Train
Day 3
Rapallo, Italy
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Day 3 Rapallo: 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. Included Activities: National Park Pass and Unlimited Train Ticket
Day 4
Rapallo, Italy
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Day 4 Rapallo/Nice: Continue to the French Riviera and enjoy an included excursion to Monaco. Transport: Train Train Train
Day 5
Nice, France
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Day 5 Nice: 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.
Day 6
Nice, France
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Day 6 Nice/Barcelona: Visit the old Gothic Quarter with its maze of dark streets, historic cathedral, medieval buildings, bars, and cafés. Stroll Las Ramblas, a large tree-lined pedestrian boulevard perfect for people watching and window shopping. Additional Notes: Please note that passenger luggage (up to 23kgs/50lbs per passenger) is included on this flight. Included Activities: Espai Mescladis Cooking Demonstration Big Night Out Transport: Plane
Day 7
Barcelona, Spain
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Day 7 Barcelona: 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. Additional Notes: Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner. Included Activities: Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
Day 8
Barcelona, Spain
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Day 8 Barcelona/Madrid: Enjoy an orientation walk along Las Ramblas, including a stop at the famous Boqueria market. Take some time to visit the Gaudí buildings, or explore the Gothic Quarter before boarding an afternoon train to Madrid. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train
Day 9
Madrid, Spain
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Day 9 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! Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 10
Madrid, Spain
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Day 10 Madrid/Granada: Full day of free time before an afternoon train to Granada. Transport: Train
Day 11
Granada, Spain
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Day 11 Granada: A trip to Granada wouldn't be the same without a night on the town; the city is filled with trendy tapas bars and has a lively music scene. Additional Notes: If you would like to visit the Alhambra, you must pre-book your tickets through this website: Please book tickets for the afternoon. Tickets almost always sell out in advance, so if you do not pre-book a ticket, it is highly likely you will not be able to visit the Alhambra. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Tapas Bar Crawl
Day 12

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Day 12 Granada/Seville: Explore this thriving university town. Opt to visit the Real Alcázar, a Moorish palace, or take in an evening flamenco show. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train
Day 13
Seville, Spain
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Day 13 Seville/Lagos: Cross into Portugal, and enjoy the Algarve Coast. Transport: Train
Day 14
Lagos, Portugal
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Day 14 Lagos: Spend the day on the Algarve with free time for hiking, water activities, or chilling out oceanside.
Day 15
Lagos, Portugal
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Day 15 Lagos/Lisbon: 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. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Big Night Out Transport: Train
Day 16
Lisbon, Portugal
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Day 16 Lisbon: We highly recommend extending your stay to experience all that this vibrant city has to offer. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Thought Mediterranean Europe was out of your reach? Think again. Take two weeks to voyage through France, Italy, Monaco, Spain, and Portugal, hitting up tons of major highlights (the French Riviera, Rome, Cinque Terre, Lisbon, and Madrid among them) for way less than you’d think – meaning more cash to spend on delicious tapas and dancing at nightclubs. And if you’re all worn out from the party scene, recharge your batteries on exotic beaches and get a taste of Europe’s high culture and slow-p...

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