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Rome to Lisbon on a Shoestring
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Rome - Lisbon Itinerary Until Dec 17 From Jan 18

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 youd think meaning more cash to spend on delicious tapas and dancing at nightclubs. And if youre all worn out from the party scene, recharge your batteries on exotic beaches and get a taste of Europes high culture and slow-paced life.

  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Hiking, Local Culture & Cuisine, Sightseeing, Walking Tour
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: EIRM.B/201624
  • Starts: Rome, Italy
  • Finishes: Lisbon, Portugal
You will Visit
  • Rome
  • Rapallo
  • Nice
  • Barcelona
  • Madrid
  • Granada
  • Seville
  • Lagos
  • Lisbon

Itinerary

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Day 1: Rome

Arrive at any time.
We highly recommend arriving a day or two earlier to experience all that this amazing city has to offer.

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Day 2: Rome/Rapallo

Stop at Pisa to check out the Leaning Tower en route to the beautiful Italian Riviera.

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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.

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Day 4: Rapallo/Nice

Continue to the French Riviera and enjoy an included excursion to Monaco.

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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.

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Day 6: Nice/Barcelona

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 youth. Afterward, break off on your own to explore this amazing city. Enjoy a night out on the town.
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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Day 10: Madrid/Granada

Full day of free time before an afternoon train to Granada.

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Day 11: Granada

Enjoy an orientation walk in Granada. Opt to visit the Alhambra or 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.
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.

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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.

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Day 13: Seville/Lagos

Cross into Portugal, and enjoy the Algarve Coast.

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Day 14: Lagos

Spend the day on the Algarve with free time for hiking, water activities, or chilling out oceanside.

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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.

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Day 16: Lisbon

Depart at any time.
We highly recommend extending your stay to experience all that this vibrant city has to offer.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • G Adventures for Good: Espai Mescladis Cooking Demonstration, Barcelona Big Night Out: Barcelona Big Night Out: Lisbon
    • Visit to the Leaning Tower of Pisa
    • Cinque Terre park fee, unlimited train ticket, and CEO-led hike
    • Visit to Monaco
    • Tapas bar crawl (Granada)
    • Orientation walks in Barcelona, Granada, Lisbon, and Madrid
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hostels (15 nts, multi-share)
    • No meals included
    Transport
    • Train, bus, plane, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Relax on the beaches of Nice
  • Enjoy the nightlife of Barcelona
  • Listen to traditional Fado music in Lisbon
  • Dine on delicious tapas in Madrid