Everyone loves Europe and it’s not hard to see why! Rich with history, art, architecture, incredible food and lively culture there are so many magical and enigmatic countries to explore. Planning a trip to Europe is equally exciting and overwhelming. With so many incredible spots to see it can be tricky to know how to plot your adventure. Whether you’re a seasoned solo traveller or like to move in a pack, the truth is travel is easiest when you can kick back, relax and simply enjoy the ride.
The best way to travel from city to city with ease is a hop-on-hop-off bus service (HOHO). These tours give you the freedom to create an itinerary that perfectly suits all your desires! With a private coach as your mode of transportation, you will travel with fun, like-minded adventurers and learn from incredible guides. Whether you want to pre-plan or travel spontaneously, HOHO services are safe, affordable and fun way to see the world. When deciding which hop-on-hop-off service to use it’s always a good idea to contact a Travel Agency to find a suitable supplier in any country. Travelcuts is an online and phone based Travel Agency that has deals for students and anyone under 30.
Day 1: Munich
Your adventure kicks off in the Bavarian capital city, Munich. On the first day of your trip you’ll do a walking tour of the city to get familiar with some of the top tourist attractions (Cathedral of our Dear Lady and Munich Frauenkirche) You’ll also have the chance to indulge in traditional Bavarian food an drink while getting to know your fellow travel companions!
Day 2: Munich to Bled
Your hop-on-hop-off buss takes all the stress out of moving from place to place. Comfortable, spacious coach busses will drive you from Munich to Bled where the stunning Lake Bled awaits. Don’t worry this is no ordinary bus ride- you’ll catch views of the Austrian Alps along the way! As soon as you arrive there will be a walking tour to help orient you in this idyllic fairy-tale town.
Day 3: Lake Bled
Get ready to have your breath taken away by the stunning beauty of Slovenia’s best-kept secret! With its glowing emerald green lakes, charming church located on an islet and breathtaking medieval castle in the peaks of the Julian Alps, this place is unforgettable. Lake Bled is romantic, peaceful and magical. Hike, bike, boat or simply sit back and take in the stunning scenery!
Day 4: Bled to Venice
Take one last glimpse at the beauty of Bled before jetting off to another watery oasis sure to leave you speechless…Venice! Along the journey to the Italian Coast you’ll be able to snap photos of the Julian Alps or catch up on sleep.
Day 5: Venice
Venice is characterized by its architectural splendour floating atop the sparkling sapphire sea. There is so much to do and see in this magical Italian paradise. Visits to the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square are a must and don’t forget to take a gondola ride and get lost in the winding alleys and charming canals. The food here does not disappoint either be sure to checkout Bar Ai Nomboli for delicious paninis, sandwiches and salads made from local ingredients and Suso Gelatoteca for the best gelato in Venice!
Day 6: Venice
Take another day to enjoy the irresistible atmosphere of Venice or hop on the vaporetto and boat to one of Venice’s incredible islands: Murano, Burano or Lido. Murano is famous for glass blowing (Murano Glass Museum is a must!) while Burano is known for their lace. Burano is filled tiny houses painted every colour of the rainbow (perfect for photos!) Lastly Lido is ideal for anyone craving a beach day. Whatever you do you’ll never want to leave the beauty of Venezia behind you!
Day 7: Venice to Rome
Venice is somewhere you will never want to say “arrivederci” to, but Rome will blow your mind with its history and artistic treasures. A reputable hop-on-hop-off coach is clean and comfortable, and a great place to sleep, edit photos, chat with new friends or just relax and enjoy the ride!
Day 8: Rome
An epic, monumental metropolis, Rome is one of the most iconic cities in the world. As the crown jewel of the Roman Empire, it was the all-powerful capital of the world. With its architectural and artistic treasures, its romantic corners and bustling markets, Rome is a city that promises to take your breath away. Your bus guide will take you on a walking tour featuring highlights including the famous Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain. You’re free to roam the city and visit whatever sites you please.
Day 9: Rome
The last day of this tour allows you to either break away from the group or continue on your bus for another adventure. If you’re spending more time in Rome its worth it to take your time in the Roman Forum which houses the ruins of Ancient Roman social life. You can also visit the Vatican Museum and St. Peter’s Basilica. Vatican City is the smallest country in the world and home to the largest church in the world. In the Vatican Museum you can see ancient Roman sculptures such as Laocoön and His Sons and Pietà as well as the stunning Renaissance frescoes in the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel, famous for Michelangelo’s ceiling.
Bus tours give you the freedom to create an itinerary that perfectly suits all your desires! With a private coach as your mode of transportation, you will travel with fun, like-minded adventurers and learn from incredible guides. Whether you want to pre-plan or travel spontaneously, a hop-on-hop-off bus is a safe, affordable and fun way to see the world. You can spend as much time at each tourist attraction as you like and have the helpful resources of your guides to fall back on if you have any questions!
To choose the right semi-guided tour in the destination of your choice, you can get help by calling Travelcuts. Travelcuts is a Canadian Travel Consultant call centre specializing in helping students, Youth, and first-time travellers. Book your trip to Rome with Travelcuts today and don’t forget to take a look at all the other amazing destinations you can travel to.