Our Trips » Break Trips

Best of the West
11 days/10 nights - From: 559 €


Select Departure City, Date & Package:

Florence
October 19 2017 (Thursday)
Full Package - Trans., Accom. & Activities - €675
Rome
October 19 2017 (Thursday)
Full Package - Trans., Accom. & Activities - €689
Fly-in (meet us there)
October 20 2017 (Friday)
Fly-In - Accom. & Activities Only - €599

Departure Times

Florence - 7:00pm
Rome - 5:00 - 5:30pm
Fly-In (meet us there) - arrival any time on Friday with hostel check in available from 3pm

*EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - Book early and save! Valid for Fall season/semester trips, where listed, and for “Full Pkg” or “Fly-In” package, with savings indicated off of normal price. Availability is limited per trip and date, and early bird/early booking pricing ends August 1st.

Highlights

An 11 day & 10 night break trip that is a highlight reel of some of the world’s top destinations featuring FIVE of Europe’s best cities!  This break trip takes you to Germany's historic and electric capital, BERLIN; the intoxicating Dutch capital of AMSTERDAM with its famous canals & museums; Belgium's best city, BRUGES to wander it's cobblestone streets & canals, munch on some fries, waffles and chocolate for a day; the elegant ‘city of lights’, PARIS for two days; and to the pulsating and vibrant Spanish city of BARCELONA. This is quintessential Europe at its finest and a trip that will make all others back home jealous!

Itinerary

Thursday - Day 1 Depart Florence/Rome via luxury coach w/DVD movies. Stops for dinner/bathroom along the way.

*Fly-in package arrival on your own to Berlin with trip starting on Friday (you will be sent exact instructions on how to arrive). Actvities start from Friday when the bus group arrives. If you plan on arriving a day earlier, and would like an extra night of accommodations, please contact us. ​

Friday - Day 2 - Berlin Approximate arrival to the hostel in Berlin 10:00am with time to drop bags (check in to rooms available from 3pm), get some food and freshen up and then head out on our walking tour of Berlin (start time at 12:00pm). Walking tour covers the main sights of historic Berlin (specifically East Berlin and WWII history) from the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, the Holocaust memorial, Berlin Wall & Topography of Terror and more. After the walking finishes, you will have free time the rest of the day to explore Berlin, souvenir shopping, visit museums, etc. We’ll then meet in the lobby for an optional night out in Berlin and pub crawl! 

Saturday - Day 3 - Berlin Breakfast provided. Free day to explore Berlin, souvenir shopping, visit museums, the famous Berlin Zoo, etc. An optional group dinner at the local beerhall will be offered. After dinner we’ll head out on the town again to check out more of Berlin’s great nightlife! 

Sunday - Day 4 - Amsterdam Breakfast provided, check out and early departure (approx. 7:30am) to Amsterdam.  Arrival into Amsterdam at approx. 3:30pm with an offered walk exploring the highlights of the old city center.

Monday - Day 5 - Amsterdam Breakfast provided.  Optional morning walk through the cities famous canals and to the Heineken experience for those that want to join and enjoy a few local brews (included in the price of admission).  After the walking tour finishes, there is free time for the remainder of the day and night.

Tuesday - Day 6 - Bruges & Paris Breakfast provided, check out, and morning departure (approx. 8am) to Bruges with arrival at approx. 11am-12pm.  Join us for a walk around Bruges, or free to explore on your own (we have approx. 4 hours in Bruges). Meet back at the bus at approx. 4:00 pm for departure to Paris.  Arrival into Paris at approximately 9 pm.  After arrival and check in to hostel we’ll walk over to see the Eiffel Tower and its amazing light show at night!

Wednesday - Day 7 - Paris Breakfast provided followed by walking tour of Paris to see the highlights of this beautiful city. After the walking tour finishes, you’ll have a free afternoon and evening to enjoy Paris. 

Thursday - Day 8 - Paris Breakfast provided and check out (store your bags in the luggage room of the hostel). Included transporta:on to the famous palace of Versailles for a morning visit. Early afternoon arrival back to center with several hours to enjoy Paris before evening departure to Barcelona. For those not wanting to go to Versailles it’s a totally free day to explore Paris, go souvenir shopping, visit museums, etc.. Departure for Barcelona at approx. 8pm for overnight ride. 

Friday - Day 9 - Barcelona Morning arrival to Barcelona and hostel with a little time to drop bags (check in to rooms available from 3pm), get some food and freshen up and then head out on our walking tour of Barcelona. Tour will include stops such as Las Ramblas, the central Boqueria market for a great food stop, Plaza Catalunya and to the Illa de la Discòrdia (Block of Discord) featuring Gaudi’s Casa Batllo and Casa Mila as well as some of Barcelona’s best shopping and ending at the famous Sagrada Familia cathedral. At night we will head to an optional flamenco show, and then out for drinks at some of the many lively bars & clubs! 

Saturday - Day 10 - Barcelona Breakfast provided. Free day to explore Barcelona’s gothic streets, visit museums, go shopping or to the beach! The Euroadventures leader will be offering a late afternoon trip to Gaudi’s Parc Guell to catch the spectacular sunset over the Mediterranean. Free night to rest & relax, enjoy a tapas dinner and/or head out to experience some of Europe’s best nightlife again. .

Sunday - Day 11 Breakfast provided, check out and early morning departure back to Italy with late Sunday night arrival.

* Fly-In package departure from Barcelona on your own.

Route

Berlin - Amsterdam - Bruges - Paris - Barcelona

Quick Facts

Countries: Berlin - Germany; Amsterdam - Netherlands; Bruges - Belgium; Paris - France; Barcelona - Spain
Currency: Euro
Languages: Berlin - German, Amsterdam - Flemish; Bruges - Dutch, French; Paris - French; Barcelona - Spanish.

Available Packages

- Full Package - r/t transportation + accommodation + activities (from Florence or Rome)
- Fly In - accommodations & activities (start in Berlin and end in Barcelona)

Included:

Full Package:
- round trip transportation (from Florence/Rome)
- 2 nights accommodation in Berlin
- 2 nights accommodation in Amsterdam
- 2 nights accommodation in Paris
- 2 nights accommodation in Barcelona
- 8 breakfasts
- Professional walking tours of Berlin and Paris
- City walks & tours of Amsterdam and Barcelona
- Euroadventures trip leader
- Euroadventures information packet

Fly-In Package:
- 2 nights accommodation in Berlin
- 2 nights accommodation in Amsterdam
- 2 nights accommodation in Paris
- 2 nights accommodation in Barcelona
- 8 breakfasts
- Professional walking tours of Berlin and Paris
- City walks & tours of Amsterdam and Barcelona
- Euroadventures trip leader
- Euroadventures information packet
*this package does not include transportation to Berlin and out of Barcelona

Not included:

- Lunches & Dinners
- Museum Entrances
- Souvenirs
- Metro Pass in Berlin, Paris and Barcelona

Packing Tips

- Passport
- Sun Glasses
- Towel
- Swim Suit (Barcelona has beach)
- Good Walking Shoes
- Rain Jacket or Umbrella
- Money

Where we stay

Centrally located hostels in Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris & Barcelona

How To Reach Destination

If doing Fly-In option, and you need advice on how best to reach Berlin and depart from Barcelona, please email us.

Book Now