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20 Day Discover Europe By Rail Tour Now Only $5036 (Online Sale)

Embark on the ultimate European adventure by rail that takes you through 9 beautiful countries, each with its own unique culture and atmosphere.

Start in London and head to the iconic French landmarks in the City of Love, Paris. Continue onto the “Venice of the North,” where you can walk Amsterdam’s enchanting streets and canals, visit unique museums, and experience the famous nightlife. Learn about the history of Berlin (and maybe grab a few beers!) before experiencing the charm of Prague’s Old Town and the fantastic party scene it offers. Visit the famous Budapest thermal baths and take a night cruise to see the city come alive after dark. The “City of Dreams” will take your breath away as you discover the beauty of Vienna and indulge in some Austrian culinary delights. Move onto picturesque Lake Bled where you can appreciate the breathtaking views from bikes and kayaks before experiencing the beauty of Venice from a gondola ride on the canals. Tour Milan and marvel at its rich fashion history and architectural wonders before continuing your onward travel after an incredible 20-day journey!

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20 Day Discover Europe by Rail Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Meet Your Group & Discover London

Welcome to London; your epic 20-day European adventure awaits! Meet the travelers that you’re about to explore Europe with and then hit the streets of London. Visit the iconic London Bridge, Borough Markets and, after a welcome speech and food, head out and experience London’s nightlife!

Day 2: London to Paris

Today, bid farewell to London and board the Eurostar bound for Paris. Settle into your hostel before spending the afternoon strolling through the picturesque streets, admiring the stunning architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral and indulging in French cuisine (and maybe a glass of wine!)

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: Paris

Begin your day with a croissant before browsing the Louvre museums and visiting the iconic Arc du Triomphe, famous Champs-Élysées and of course, the Eiffel Tower. Discover the Montmartre neighbourhood and venture to the top of the Sacré-Cœur for incredible views of Paris. In the evening, head out for dinner and drinks and take in the city’s ambience.

Day 4: Paris to Amsterdam

It’s time to hop onto the train and head for Amsterdam; the ‘Venice of the North!’ Check into your hostel before hitting the Red Light District and exploring the city’s legendary night scene. Head out on a bar crawl and dance the night away- you’re in Amsterdam after all!

Day 5: Amsterdam

Start the day with an ‘underground tour’ where you will discover the city through the perspective of someone who used to live on the streets. Understand the history behind Amsterdam and learn about how it has become one of Europe’s most iconic cities. You will then have the chance to wander the streets and try endless cuisine options. Then embark on a boozy canal cruise and discover the city from a different perspective- with a beer in hand of course!

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6: Amsterdam to Berlin

After a jam-packed few days exploring some of Europe’s major cities, now is your chance to relax and catch some much needed rest as you continue your journey to Berlin. Home for the next 2 nights, your hostel is in the Mitte district surrounded by fabulous restaurants and bars and even brews its own beer; so it’s time to raise a glass in true Berliner style!

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7: Berlin

It’s time to really explore Berlin and learn about its history and vibrant art scene. Begin the day on a walking tour and discover the city’s iconic landmarks like the Brandenburg Gate, German Parliament Building, Holocaust Memorial and Berlin Wall. After lunch, you’ll head to the East Side Gallery that will reveal the world of graffiti art and highlight the contrast between Berlin’s past and present. After a day immersed in the city’s history and culture it’s time to head for dinner- Currywurst anyone?

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8: Berlin to Prague

Enjoy a lie in before beginning the journey to Prague. Today will be a chilled travel day where you can look through your 10,000 photos, play games, get to know your travel buddies better or you can sleep! Arrive in Prague and spend the evening as you please.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9: Prague

It’s time to hit the streets of Prague so begin your day with a leisurely stroll through Old Town, spot the astronomical clock and twin towers, then take a walk across the Iconic Charles Bridge. Take a guided tour of Prague’s magnificent castle and then the afternoon is yours to do as you please. With famously cheap beer, it seems like a no-brainer to spend the afternoon in a local beer garden after a busy morning exploring.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10: Prague to Budapest

Today you will continue your European travels and head to Budapest. Hop aboard the train, sit back and watch the views as you tick off another country. Spend the rest of the day as you please; explore the city, head out for dinner or relax and get some rest for a busy few days of exploring ahead.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11: Budapest

Today is a Budapest bucket-list day! Begin with the famous Széchenyi thermal baths for a dip and detox- relax or sweat out the week’s alcohol in the local sauna! This evening, visit another icon in Budapest; the ruin bars, before heading back to the hostel to get ready for a night out. Tick off another famous spot, Szimpla Kert, this evening as you hit the town for a night to remember!

Day 12: Budapest

After a busy few days you have complete freedom over how you spend your final full day in Budapest. Sleep off your hangover, experience the delicious local food or visit more of the city’s iconic buildings and stunning architecture- the choice is yours! This evening, you’ll head out for a cruise on the Danube to see Budapest come to life and, if you’re up for it, finish the night visiting a few more of the city’s iconic bars.

Day 13: Budapest to Vienna

Wave goodbye to Budapest as you head on to your next destination, the beautiful Vienna. Known as the “City of Music” and the “City of Dreams,” it’s a place that cannot be missed. From the incredible buildings of the Schönbrunn Palace, to unique delicacies like Sachertorte, there’s something for everyone. Arrive, take a wander around the city and enjoy a local drink or two as you watch the sunset.

Day 14: Vienna

Get ready to immerse yourself in all things chocolate as you experience an iconic chocolate making workshop. Learn how to create silky-smooth chocolate and even take your creations home as a souvenir to your friends and family. The fun doesn’t end there as you head out to the city’s trendiest bars and celebrate your last night in Vienna in style. Sip on signature cocktails, dance the night away or relax and realise you are living the true European dream! This evening promises to be just as sweet as chocolate, maybe even more!

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 15: Vienna to Bled

Head out early this morning to start the train and bus journey on to Slovenia. Arrive to Lake Bled in time to admire the breathtaking views and snap some of those classic Instagram shots. Depending on the season, take a dip at the lido or take a walk to the picturesque Bled Castle viewpoint. Spend the evening sipping beers by the lake as you watch the sunset over this magical spot.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 16: Bled

Wake up to this little slice of peaceful paradise and grab a bike to hit the lakeside scene. Stop for some iconic photo opportunities along the ride and in the afternoon, choose between a thrilling rafting adventure, an epic kayaking expedition and a whole lot of other activities. Whatever you decide, you’re in for a treat in Lake Bled!

Day 17: Bled to Venice

Take the morning to do as you please, read a book by the lake, explore the charming town or sit and soak in some last views of Lake Bled. Bid farewell to this Alpine oasis as you head onto your next country, Italy! Take this travel day as an opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic coastal towns and cities along the drive to Venice. Arrive in Venice and spend the evening  relaxing before a big day of exploring the city tomorrow.

Day 18: Venice

You’re in Venice; the Floating City! Hope aboard one of the boats and start your Venetian adventure cruising through the canals and soaking in the ambience. This iconic city offers more than just canals so spend the afternoon exploring Venice’s winding streets and sipping on Aperol spritzes. Indulge in Italian cuisine, explore unique art in hidden alleys and understand Venice’s captivating history on your second evening.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 19: Venice to Milan

The time has come to head to your final stop- Milan! Once you’ve arrived in the afternoon, head to your hostel before hitting the streets to explore. Get ready to immerse yourself in this vibrant city’s culture and style as you first head to the architectural wonder of Milan Cathedral, Duomo. If you’re interested in learning about Milan’s rich fashion history, there’s an opportunity to also visit the Palazzo Morando. Later, head for one final night on the town. Indulge in delicious Italian food and tasty cocktails surrounded by your well acquainted travel buddies. Tonight is the final hurrah so it’s the night to go big!

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 20: Milan & Onward Travel

Today is a chilled check out before you continue your onward travel plans. Unfortunately your insane 20 day European trip of a lifetime has come to an end. Say goodbye to your travel group and leave with memories to last a lifetime (and pictures too!).

Meals included: Breakfast

Inclusions & Extras

Included

  • 19x Nights Accommodation 
  • 12x Breakfasts
  • Transport Within Each City Including Trains and Buses
  • Experienced TruTravels Guide Throughout Trip
  • See the Eiffel Tower
  • Amsterdam Bar Crawl
  • Budapest Night Cruise
  • Cycle around Lake Bled
  • Venice Gondola Ride
  • Chocolate Making in Vienna
  • Palazzo Morando
  • Prague Castle
  • Paris Exploration
  • Visit Montmartre
  • Climb the dome at the Sacre Coeur
  • Visit Amsterdam’s Red-Light District
  • Amsterdam Underground Tour
  • Boozy Canal Cruise
  • Berlin Walking Tour
  • East Side Gallery
  • Visit Prague Old Town
  • Budapest Orientation Walk
  • Szechenyi Thermal Baths
  • Ruin Bar crawl
  • Vienna Orientation Walk
  • Lake Bled Viewpoint
  • See Milan Duomo

Excluded

  • Visas
  • Some Breakfasts 
  • Lunches and Dinners
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport Pickup

Tour Type & Availability

Tour Inclusions Price

20 Day Discover Europe by Rail

Informative Guides, All Accommodation, Some Meals & Activities

$5,036.00

What to bring

  • Passport & Flight Tickets
  • Arrival Information
  • Travel Insurance Documents
  • Light Rain Jacket
  • Insect Repellant

Pick Ups & Departures

The trip begins in London and finishes in Milan.

Supplier Terms & Conditions

TruTravel Terms & Conditions

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

Cancellations more than 60 days: Loss of deposit.

Cancellations 60 days of less: 100% of trip cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to reconfirm my bookings?

All bookings must be reconfirmed 48 hours in advance by contacting your tour provider directly using the contact information listed on your tour voucher.

What should I do if my trip is cancelled due to bad weather?

You may either re-schedule directly with the supplier or you can email our support team on [email protected] and include your voucher number, name of product you booked, planned departure date and your contact details. Once you’ve emailed us, you can drop us a line at +61 2 5633 1149.

Do you book tours with flexible dates? If so, how long are they valid for?

Yes, we do have open dated/flexible tickets available. Most tour vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase, however please be aware that you may be subject to supplier price fluctuations. All ticket validity is specified on the tour voucher. If you are unsure of the validity of your voucher, just ask one of our wonderful staff.

What do I do if I need help with an existing booking?

Some tours have extra costs and you should be aware that there may be added expenses. These expenses will differ for each service provider, but some of the more usual extras are: EMC tax, stinger suit hire, luggage storage, sleeping bag hire, linen hire, national park fee, food, insurance, accommodation, equipment hire, petrol levy, etc. We will alert you to extra costs to the extent reasonably practicable. However, you must also check with each individual service provider when you re-confirm your booking.

Do I need travel insurance?

We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travellers take out travel insurance. If you already have travel insurance, please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.

Do you offer payment plans?

Absolutely, we understand that paying off a big trip in one go isn’t always that easy. We offer flexible payment plans to suit all types of travellers with zero interest or fee’s (minimum $100AUD deposit required).

How do I know if my trip is BYO?

Most tour vouchers will specify if your trip is BYO however we recommend asking your tour provider if your trip is BYO when you reconfirm your booking 48 hours prior to departure.

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