Multi-Day Tour

London to the Mediterranean on a Shoestring (22 days)

G Adventures Inc.

London/Paris To Lisbon, Portugal

Valid for Departures: 27 May 2018 - 29 Sep 2019

London to the Mediterranean on a Shoestring (22 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
London/Paris
None None
Day 1 London/Paris: Meet in London before departing for Paris by train. Additional Notes: Please refer to joining instructions for more information on where to meet. Please note the trip departs London in the evening of Day 1 so it is imperative that you arrive on time for departure soon after the 5:30pm Welcome Meeting. Please allow plenty of time for the journey to London to allow for any possible delays. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Train
Day 2
Paris, France
None Lunch
Day 2 Paris: Explore and discover the “je ne sais quoi” of the City of Lights. Paris has something for everyone and you can use your day here to picnic under the Eiffel Tower, explore the outstanding museums and churches, float down the Seine on a river cruise or people watch at one of the charming cafés. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 3
Paris, France
None None
Day 3 Paris/Interlaken: Take a train from Paris to Interlaken, a small city in the Swiss Alps with breathtaking scenery. Transport: Train
Day 4
Interlaken, Switzerland
None None
Days 4-5 Interlaken: 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. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 5
Interlaken, Switzerland
None None
Days 4-5 Interlaken: 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. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 6
Interlaken, Switzerland
None None
Day 6 Interlaken/Rome: Opt to check out the famous Roman sites from times past like the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican and Pantheon. Opt to wander the cobblestone streets, or relax in a piazza with an espresso. Don't miss the amazing Italian food, wine and nightlife. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train Local train
Day 7
Rome, Italy
None None
Day 7 Rome: 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
Rome, Italy
None None
Day 8 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 9
Rapallo, Italy
None None
Day 9 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 10
Rapallo, Italy
None None
Day 10 Rapallo/Nice: Continue to the French Riviera and enjoy an included excursion to Monaco. Transport: Train Train Train
Day 11
Nice, France
None None
Day 11 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 12
Nice, France
None None
Day 12 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 13
Barcelona, Spain
None None
Day 13 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 14
Barcelona/Madrid
None None
Day 14 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 15
Madrid, Spain
None None
Day 15 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 16
Madrid, Spain
None None
Day 16 Madrid/Granada: Full day of free time before an afternoon train to Granada. Transport: Train
Day 17
Granada, Spain
None None
Day 17 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: http://www.ticketmonument.com/alhambra-tickets.php?W=3 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 18
Granada/Seville
None None
Day 18 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 19
Seville, Spain
None None
Day 19 Seville/Lagos: Cross into Portugal, and enjoy the Algarve Coast. Transport: Train
Day 20
Lagos, Portugal
None None
Day 20 Lagos: Spend the day on the Algarve with free time for hiking, water activities, or chilling out oceanside.
Day 21
Lagos, Portugal
None None
Day 21 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 22
Lisbon, Portugal
None None
Day 22 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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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.

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G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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