Hop-On Hop-Off Optional Activities & Excursions
Travelling on the Hop-on Hop-off network gives you plenty of free time to see and do what you want in each destination. Our optional activities are the ideal way to add a little extra to your European adventure.
See below a list of 2017’s optional activities and prices, a lot of which will be available in the upcoming season. 2018’s full list will be posted here soon so keep checking back or keep an eye out for an email if you’ve already booked your Hop-on Hop-off Pass.
Ultimate Party Pub Crawl
Spend the night sampling some of the city’s best nightlife and culture. You get one free beer, wine, or soda at every location, a free shot at the first three places, free entrance to all six venues of the night and a half hour of unlimited vodka shots! But this pub crawl is more than just free drinks and entrance: it is one of the largest in Europe, and every night we show tourists the best night out in Amsterdam!
Boom Chicago is a creative organization that produces live comedy shows, television productions, tailored programs and videos for corporate events and campaigns. Join the group for a great night of drinks and lots of laughs at Amsterdam’s comedy institution. This isn’t your average hit-and-miss stand-up club: Boom Chicago has hilarious, multi-media sketch and improv shows that lampoon the city, travel and pop culture. We tackle a variety of themes including social media, the differences between the Dutch and the rest of the world, and the best of 21 Years of Boom Chicago.
Countryside Bike Tour
We begin with a short ride through town, showing you the crooked buildings and bike-filled canals of Amsterdam. We then head south into the countryside, where we’ll bike along the Amstel River and see one of the remaining windmills in the Amsterdam area. We visit a cheese farm and clog factory, and go cow tipping! (if you can catch them). The tour lasts around 4 hours; we recommend bringing lunch or a snack. The route is flat and the longest we bike on the countryside bike tour without a stop is 20-30 minutes at a time.
City Bike Tour
Over the course of about 3 hours, learn about our funky crooked houses and wondrous waterways, the very liberal public policies around sex and drugs, and how a single company brought this small, relatively young European city to such wealth and prominence. You’ll be taken through the most beautiful and interesting aspects of this city and learn about its rich, strange history - all of this with your knowledgable guide. This guided city bike tour is 10 – 12 km long and lasts 3 hours, ending with a drink at one of our favourite spots!
Located in the Red Light District of Amsterdam, Casa Rosso is an exciting way to enjoy the city’s nightlife. Enter this erotic club and forget all your worries as you lean back on a velvet chair with a drink in one hand, all the while enjoying a great variety of erotic shows performed by erotic artists from all across the globe. The performers manage to integrate art and humour into their show and at times interact directly with the audience. Thankfully, the club has air-conditioning to ensure that things don’t get too hot.
Spanish Cooking Experience
There is no restaurant in Barcelona where you will be able to feast at such low costs and enjoy Spanish specialities: Paella, Tapas and Sangria (we put the jugs on your table and you make your own sangria throughout the class and dinner!). Not only are you eating... you are being taught how to make it by a local chef and learning about Spanish history and culture at the same time! Collect the recipes to impress your family and friends at home with a traditional Spanish meal.
Kayaking and Snorkelling in Costa Brava
Travel to Tossa de Mar in the beautiful northern Catalonian region of Costa Brava and go kayaking and snorkelling through rocky caves filled with crystal clear waters brimming with fish, coral, sea urchins and more. Your tour includes a guide, return transfers, equipment hire and a picnic lunch. Just bring your swimming costume, towel and sunscreen.
Fat Tire Half-Day City Bike Tour
Our daily bike tour lasts 4 hours and visit all the main sights: Plaza Sant Jaume, the Royal Palace, the Cathedral, the Arc del Triomf, the Sagrada Familia, the Olympic Village, the beach and more. Stop along the way at points of interest for photo-ops, history and stories from your excellent guide. We ride at a relaxed pace, there are no hills and we stop every few hundred metres. Late in the tour we take a break at an outdoor beach bar - bring your swim gear and cash for the bar!
Welcome to Barcelona dinner
Welcome to Barcelona, this modern yet historic city where you can start living “la vida loca”.Come and join your fellow travellers at one of the newest restaurant – bars in town where you will get a delicious taste of what this city really has to offer. A fine selection of 10 different traditional tapas, meats and cheeses, all using local products. A drink will also be included. The party doesn’t stop there as we will keep going with live music, local djs and most importantly live karaoke!
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
Visit Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp with Insider’s licenced guides. They will peel back the layers and uncover the stories of the political, military and civilian enemies of the state interned here from 1936 to 1953. More than 200,000 people were imprisoned here by the Nazis and some 50,000 of them were to be brutally murdered at the camp. As opposed to Auschwitz, which fulfilled the policy of racial genocide, Sachsenhausen victims were initially a mix of political opponents and only later were groups defined as racially or biologically inferior. Duration: 6hrs.
Insider and Fat Tire band together to give you the best of Berlin by Bike. From the Berlin Wall to Hitler’s Bunker, the Brandenburg Gate to the Reichstag Parliament, the government core of Nazi Berlin to the centre of the communist east, and much more. Discover Berlin, Europe’s greenest city, in style on brand new city cruisers and mountain bikes. Glide through the Tiergarten Park and by the futuristic new Government Quarter and visit ALL the main sites, get a brilliant historical narrative, and enjoy a cold one in a beautiful biergarten. It’s great fun guaranteed!
Third Reich Tour
Discover the remains of the 1,000 year Reich on what is recognised as Europe’s most authoritative tour on the subject. See Goering’s Air Defence Ministry, from which the Luftwaffe co-ordinated the ‘Battle of Britain,’ the ruins of Himmler’s SS, and Gestapo HQs by the ‘Topography of Terror’ exhibit. You’ll be led on an imaginary stroll down the North-South axis of ‘Germania’ designed by Albert Speer and visit the site of Hitler’s New Reich’s Chancellery, the seat of power of Nazi-held Europe, and the exact location of the Führer Bunker. Duration: 4 hrs.
Street Art Workshop
A mind-blowing introduction to Berlin’s graffiti and street art culture. Discover some of the latest and greatest examples in this famous capital of urban art with a detailed look at work by over 50 local and international artists on Berlin’s streets. Visit a fantastic workshop location in an abandoned margarine factory where you will get the opportunity to paint and receive instructions on various street art & graffiti techniques from both local and international artists. Make your very own canvas piece to take home and tag your name on our walls in this unique Berlin experience.
Real Berlin Experience
Step off the tourist trail and explore the cultural landscape from a local perspective. You’ll learn about and experience life as a Berliner as we visit some of the city’s hip, multicultural and former working-class districts. Take a walk and discuss Berlin’s subcultures, alternative scenes and its counter-cultural history. See some of the world’s most breath-taking street art and graffiti up close and personal with this authentic local tour.
Bike Tour Bordeaux
Our bike tours are the best way to discover Bordeaux on our comfy beach cruisers. The tours will take 3 hours which is a reflection on the knowledge we share, and the variety of activities on this unique journey. You'll taste wine, eat cheese and smell the history in Bordeaux's ancient streets. Each of our 3 tours departing at different times, have their own unique theme. You’ll learn about the history of Bordeaux and we also include a small picnic or an aperitif.
Jeep ride along the Iron Curtain and WW2 fortress system
Ride along remains of the Iron curtain is a 1.5 h guided tour about the history of Czechoslovakia from the perspective of border guards on top of an authentic GAZ 69. This heavy duty Russian vehicle served to border patrols during the Cold war. Along the road you will explore massive bunkers built by democratic Czechoslovakia, prepared to push back Hitler’s army in 1938. The museum in one of these two-floor bunkers is an example of great work of volunteers, who are authentically reconstructing a bunker B-S 4 in Bratislava.
No visit to Belgium is complete without learning firsthand about this devastating part of our histories. Never conquering but always conquered, lying at the crossroads of Britain, Germany and France, Belgium has always been the punching bag of great nations. Discover restored trenches, stroll amongst eerily quiet war graves in Passchendale and Polygon Wood, clamber over craters and bunkers on the preserved Hill 60 battlefield and pay homage to the monuments erected in proud memory of the sacrifices of the British Forces (including ANZAC and Canadian).
Border by Bike
The ideal afternoon escape from the city. Have a great time riding through the flattest countryside you’ve ever seen. We cycle on safe paths along waterways aligned with thousands of poplar trees, through quaint Flemish villages and polders farmland dotted with windmills. We visit the old port-city of Damme, once a cosmopolitan city, now an artistic retreat. Of course, no tour in Flanders would be complete without a beer, so we take plenty of time to enjoy this Belgian delight as well! Duration: 4 hours.
Bruges by Bike
This bike tour is easy, fun, relaxing, different and informative. Discover the hidden secrets ordinary tourists never get to see on foot. Our experienced local guides will lead you down ever-winding backstreets, into the old parishes, past windmills, medieval fortifications and along peaceful waterways, with numerous stops along the way to relay fascinating stories about the medieval time’s many hardships. You’ll visit all of the most important monuments of Bruges, the Beguinage, the Lake of Love, and of course we’ll stop for a refreshing beer in a local bar (included).
This fantastic value-for-money river cruise allows you to glide past major attractions such as the Budapest Parliament, Gellert Hill, The Buda Castle District and Margret Island, all while tucking in to a buffet dinner of local Hungarian specialties. Cheers with fellow travellers with an included drink on arrival, and get the camera ready for some awesome snaps of the buildings lighting up. With live music on board this two hour cruise is the perfect way to see the magical city of Budapest.
Alternative Budapest Walking Tour
Our tour starts in the city but heads away from the main tourist hangouts into Budapest’s Jewish district. The tour covers a variety themes and topics – from Budapest’s graffiti and street art culture to current politics, relevant history, to fashion, design, architecture & the local music scene. We'll even make a stop for a coffee or beer in an art and coffee collective, or a ruin bar come community centre/bike workshop/analogue photography gallery.
Day Bike Tour
Budapest’s original and most renowned biking tour is an innovative, entertaining, easy and relaxing way to see mostly all the city's sights in a more intimate way through our grand roads and bike pathways. An excellent way to first get orientated with the city and its history before heading out on your own to explore. Our bike tours are small personal groups and generally do not have more than 15 participants, making them interactive and personal and giving you plenty of chances to ask questions and get to know your guide.
Welcome to Florence! Guided walking tour, leather demonstration and 4-course dinner and drinks.
This custom-made tour is exclusive to Busabout customers, led by an official Florentine guide who will tell you the wonders of Florence. After the walking tour, you’ll visit a leather shop to watch a demonstration: learn how leather is made, branded, treated and turned into beautiful garments. We end our tour at a popular local restaurant, where you’ll have a delicious 4 !!-course meal. And if you want to party into the wee hours, we’ll hit the live music and karaoke bar next door in the infamous Red Garter bar.
A day trip to Tuscany with 2 wineries, 7 different types of wine to taste, 3 extra virgin olive oil, balsamic, Tuscan snacks, amazing scenery and a visit to San Gimignano! The first stop will be at a WINERY AND WINE TASTING SCHOOL, where you will taste 4 different type of wines. The second stop will be at a LOCAL WINERY located in a stunning area facing the famous towers of San Gimignano, where you'll sample 3 wines. Later you can wander and explore medieval SAN GIMIGNANO.
This tour allows you to see the best of Tuscany in only 1 day! First we'll stop in Monterrigioni on the way to the historic city of Siena. Upon arrival you'll have an orientation walk with your guide you will be left free to explore! We will then continue towards San Gimignnano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most famous walled medieval hill town in Tuscany. To conclude the day we'll ride throughout the Chianti region with its charming scenic views and we will reach an authentic Tuscan Winery for wine and olive oil tasting.
Horseback Riding in Tuscany
A unique way to experience Tuscany on a 1h30 horseback ride through the vineyards! The ranch is immersed between the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside. Don't worry if you haven't ridden a horse before, the experienced guide will make sure you feel confident before leaving. We will ride by breathtaking and unforgettable views, and after the ride, your guide will take you to a preserved Medieval village called Monteriggioni. Here you will have free time to explore with a coffee or gelato before returning to Florence.
Scenes from the Hangover set in the backdrop of medieval Europe are what you should picture. It all begins with a truly unbeatable drinks deal, aptly named 'THE POWER HOUR'. An hour of unlimited beer, wine, vodka, rum, gin, whiskey and mixed drinks. Thrown in on top of that are prize t-shirts, free shisha and drinking games like beer pong and flip cup. It’s the perfect way to kick off the evening, and to meet girls and guys from all over the world. Each night we hit up four of Krakow's best bars and clubs!
We believe that Auschwitz is something much more than just a regular Museum. The infamous Nazi Concentration camp, and a place of mass genocide. One should think of a visit in more of the 'life experience' category. For some people, it’s the world's largest cemetery, and for the others it’s one of the most important witnesses of the tragedies of World War II. No matter what your interests are – we believe – everybody should see it.
The first part of the tour is in the Old Town, where we visit the Main Market Square, the Czartoryski Museum, the Main Gate & the Old City walls, the trumpet player, and more. We then leave the center behind us and get away from the touristy bit, towards Kazimierz, the old Jewish part of town, and then to Oscar Schindler’s factory. Then we make our way back to center with a nice ride along the river to see the fire-breathing dragon of Wawel castle.
Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour
Imagine the network of amazing underground chambers, connected with a web of richly illuminated underground corridors that are filled with back-lit sculptures made out of translucent salt. Imagine the biggest underground cathedral cut directly in a rock of salt. Crystal chandeliers glowing around - Fairy tale? No , in opinion of the XVII century traveler - it is the Wieliczka SALT MINE "..not less magnificent than the Egyption pyramids, but much more useful." Learn about the history of white gold mining since the 14Th century, in this UNESCO listed underground miracle of the world.
Auschwitz and Wieliczka Salt Mine Day Tour
Short on time? - Choose our super time saver full day tour, and see the two of the most popular places in Poland with this tour that combines two best-selling tours in one day! Explore one of the most infamous sites in Europe, the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp complex. Where you’ll see some of the prison barracks, and learn about the prisoners in special exhibitions.Then head underground at the Wieliczka Salt Mine and marvel at the salt formations. It is the perfect way to discover two of Poland's UNESCO World Heritage Sites in one day.
Turisti Nei Cian
Vernazza was hit by a devastating storm in 2011 that caused flooding and landslides, burying the village. Thanks to the Busabout travelers, Save Vernazza have built dry stonewalls in key landslide areas and restored land above the train station, preventing further landslides. Turisti Nei Cian offers a unique way for Busabout’s passengers to experience the Cinque Terre’s people, heritage and culture, have fun, and preserve the territory. You will make a difference by working alongside locals for a morning and then share a picnic lunch of local specialties prepared fresh in Vernazza with Cinque Terre wine.
Emerald River Adventure
Here we'll explore the most beautiful places all around the Triglav National Park and the Julian Alps. We start at 8am from Bled and we are back in Bled at 8pm. The excursion includes the best white water rafting in Slovenia on the river Soča, which is one of the highlights of the day. There’s approximately 2.5 hours of scenic driving throughout the whole day, 3 optional scenic hikes, around 30-45 minutes each. We recommend you bring - sporty shoes, a jacket or a fleece, swimming suits and a towel, and some money for lunch.
White Water Rafting
White water rafting in Interlaken is among the best in Europe! Our professional guides will make sure that novices and veterans alike can enjoy the beauty and excitement of rafting along the mighty Lütschine river. The tour includes free return transport from Camping Jungfrau, a free drink after the activity, a Photo Package (exclusive to Busabout!). Plus CHF 5.00 discount on any Outdoor Interlaken clothing. Please note: you will need to bring a towel and swimsuit, and you must be able to swim. Duration: 4 hours from pick-up to return.
Enjoy amazing mountain views, and the sensation of flying high above the Jungfrau region. Experienced pilots ensure smooth take-off, safe flights and comfortable tandem paragliding, and gentle landings. Take off elevation is about 2600 feet, and average flight time is 10-20 minutes (possibly longer depending on thermals). Depending on weather, paragliding will take place from Beatenburg (800m, between Lauterbrunnen and Interlaken, landing in Interlaken). The tour includes pick-up from Camping Jungfrau and all equipment (but we do recommend bringing good strong boots or shoes). Please note: maximum weight is 220lbs/100kg. Duration: 2 hours total.
This tour includes pick-up service from Camping Jungfrau, on-ground training, plane ticket, fully qualified tandem jumpmaster, and the memory of a lifetime! After being greeted at the Reichenbach airport, your jumpmaster will explain the exact jump program and familiarise you with your equipment before boarding. After a 20-minute scenic flight to altitude, it's jump time; you have 45 seconds of heart-stopping free fall before gliding to the ground with spectacular mountain scenery all around you. Please note: maximum weight is 230 lbs/105 kg. We can film your jump from 120 CHF per person. Duration: 3-4 hours.
High Ropes Park Interlaken
Climb trees, zip across high wires, cross rope bridges, walk the plank and more. The High Ropes Park Interlaken is a high forest adventure, with rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip lines all set up in the treetops. 9 courses and over 120 challenges of varying difficulty provide a fun and challenging day out. This tour includes free transport from Camping Jungfrau and 5 CHF discount on any Outdoor Interlaken Merchandise. You will be fitted with a climbing harness and given instructions before trekking from tree-to-tree high above the forest floor. Duration: 2-4 hours recommended.
Outdoor Interlaken Combo Deals
White Water Rafting inc. Photo Package/High Ropes Park:
Busabout Price: €139 Normal Price: € 173.80
White Water Rafting inc. Photo Package/High Ropes Park/Vertical Rush:
Busabout Price: €179 Normal Price: €211.20
Paragliding/High Ropes Park:
Busabout Price: €169 Normal Price: €195.30
Skydiving/High Ropes Park:
Busabout Price: €365 Normal Price: €405.60
Walking tour of Alfama and downtown Lisbon
Join us on our new adventure, ‘The Ultimate Tour of Lisbon’. We will explore the oldest quarter of Lisbon, the Alfama and explore the outside of Castle St. George. Heading back down to the Baixa we will discover the horrors of the Inquisition, hear how Lisbon became the spy capital of Europe, see Portugal’s oldest cinema (now a porn/peep show) and try the famous cherry liquor "Ginjina". We finish right next to the Mercado do Ribiero, one of the oldest markets in the city, which includes a giant food hall with the very best Portuguese cuisine.
Corral de la Moreria is one of the most recognized flamenco establishments in Spain. The artistic director, Blanca del Rey, has received the National Flamenco Award, and at the Festival International de la Minas, one of Spain’s most important flamenco festivals, Corral de la Moreria received the prize for the “Best Flamenco Tablao in the World.” It’s even listed in the book “1000 Places to See Before You Die.” The show is divided into several different dances, accompanied by singing and live music. Includes one drink. Duration: 1:10 hours.
Hammam and massage
The Hammam Al Ándalus is an oasis in the heart of Madrid, and one of the most relaxing experiences you could treat yourself to after a busy day in the city. Leave behind all of your daily stress when you visit our Arab Baths. There are three water rooms: a warm room at 36°, a hot room at 40 º and a cold room at 18º. The circuit lasts for 1 hour and 30 minutes, including the time of the massage (if this is booked). You can also relax in the steam room with a drink.
Dachau Memorial Site Tour
Soon after Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, the SS concentration camp system was established in Germany. Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS, chose the medieval town of Dachau to be the site of the first camp. Situated just to the north-west of Munich, this first camp became the model for all camps set up throughout the so-called Third Reich. In the SS commander’s school based in Dachau, the SS leaders created a systematic bureaucracy which was designed not only to torture and humiliate without morals, but also to kill with the best possible efficiency.
Neuschwanstein Castle Tours
Rising up to the clouds in the Bavarian Alps, built by “mad” King Ludwig, Neuschwanstein Castle has to be seen to be believed. We take a train through the beautiful countryside to the Alps. We check out the crystal clear waters of an alpine lake where a young King Ludwig learned to swim. We make sure that you get the best views of the fairytale castle and it’s stunning surroundings. Along the way our expert guides will tell you the amazing story of King Ludwig.
Munich City Tour
“The most fun you will have with your pants on!” and “The only way to see Munich, by bike, with a cool guide, and stop in a beer garden for an hour. AWESOME!”. These are only a few comments we have heard since we starting doing bike tours in Munich way back in 1995. Our tour is 4 hrs and we cover the inner city and the English Garden, the second largest beer garden in the world, as well as River Surfing! We START from Marienplatz 15 at 11.15am & 4 pm daily.
Nice Bike Tour
New to Nice? The Nice City Cycle Tour is the best introduction to our beautiful city. Take part in this tour at the beginning of your holiday and you'll be one step ahead of the other tourists for the rest of your stay.You'll get a different experience of the city from the one that the pedestrians or tour buses get. It's a 3 hour introduction to the best of Nice on roads that are mostly flat and smooth. There is one hill climb up to the Chateau Hill, where you'll experience breathtaking panoramic views of Nice.
French Riviera E - Bike tour
Enjoy the best views in the South of France with minimal effort! You get to see stunning views that you would not find in any guidebook.With our eBikes, you'll make easy work of the hills thanks to the electric assistance. The tour is suitable to active adults and children aged 12 and over. You'll see the old Port of Nice, traditional fishing boats and mont Boron City Park where the quiet roads are lined with olive and oak trees - and even more incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea, Mont Alban fortress, and Villefranche.
Day Bike Tour
Our Day Bike Tour is the best way to get oriented with the city and get a great overview of its history. We’ll stop in front of the most famous museums and monuments in Paris, sharing fun anecdotes and important information at each place. About half-way through the tour, we’ll stop for lunch in the beautiful Tuileries gardens which look onto the Louvre. Highlights include the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides & Napoleon’s Tomb, Alexandre III Bridge, Place de la Concorde, the Louvre, and much more!
Night Bike Tour
By visiting the Latin Quarter and the Islands, you’ll have the opportunity to see the City of Lights at its best! At the end of the tour, enjoy one of Paris’ famous river cruises with a complimentary glass of red wine! This tour is the perfect complement to our Day Bike Tour. Highlights include Notre Dame, Ile St. Louis, St. Chapelle, Pont des Arts, the Louvre, and much more!
FAT TIRE BIKE TOURS COMBO DEALS
Day & Night Bike Tours: Busabout Price: € 52 Normal Price: € 66
Versailles Bike Tour
After meeting at our Paris office, we’ll take the RER a short 30 minute ride to the town of Versailles. Once there, we’ll get on our bikes and visit the open-air market to buy baguettes, cheese, ham, wine or whatever you desire for our picnic later in the Chateau gardens. We will spend most of our day riding through the tree-lined gardens and hearing about the royalty who once used this as their backyard. During the second half of the day, we’ll venture into the Chateau (with a Skip the Line access).
Paris Je T’aime (Cabaret Show and 1 drink)
A revue at the Nouvelle Eve is on the borderline between “music-hall” and “cabaret.” A clever mixture of feathers and conviviality, humour and boldness, Paris Je T’aime is also a tribute to the capital’s rich artistic history through the music of the legendary Edith Piaf and her famous song “La Vie en Rose.” The highlight of the show is the renowned French Can-Can: this 12-minute scene, complete with the splits, showing breeches, raising laces and frous frous, will take your breath away!Includes 1 drink : sparkling wine or wine or beer or soft drink.
Cabaret ‘Féerie’ (includes half bottle of champagne)
Go on, treat yourself to the ultimate Parisian spectacle! ‘Féerie’ consists of a troupe of 100 artists, including 60 Doriss Girls recruited world-wide; 1,000 feather costumes, rhinestones and sequins, made in the most famous Parisian workshops; sumptuous sets in shimmering colours, uniquely designed by Italian artists; outstanding international acts, and the awaited return of the giant aquarium; all this performed to original music recorded by 80 musicians and 60 chorus singers. Duration: 2 hours.
MONTMARTRE FOOD TOUR
You and your group will embark on a three-hour French gastronomy tour in the stunning Montmartre district. Food, wine, cider and a professional tour of the city are all included in the price. Once our experienced guide concludes our food tour in Paris, you’ll leave with a stomach full of delectable French food and some additional local knowledge and sightseeing tips, to enhance the pleasure of your trip that will last with you for a life-time. We only do Small intimate groups. The food and the wine are included. There are no extras!
Paris Pub Crawl
This is an international pub crawl for locals, backpacker, and students. You want to go beyond the standard tourist trails and discover the very best nightlife in Paris? This tour is made for you! We love Paris and we want you to love it too!
Kutna Hora and Bone Chapel
There’s much more to this town than a structure made of skeletons (although that’s pretty incredible!). Hora’s Bone Chapel is always mentioned on top travel lists, with 40,000+ human bones shaped into walls, ceilings, and chandelier that are chillingly beautiful. This UNESCO World Heritage Site also includes St. Barbara’s Cathedral, Italian Court, and Gothic Stone Fountain. Our guides will tell you tales of monks, monarchs, the town’s connection the Hussite wars.
Beer is an essential part of Czech culture. Czechs drink more beer per capita than any other country in the world, and they do it with their own unique style. It's not just a leisure activity – pivo is a part of political discussions, sporting events and many major events in Czech history. The Velvet Revolution was discussed and celebrated over foam-topped glasses. Join our friendly and educated guides for an authentic pub culture experience and get to know both the pivo and the people of Prague on a deeper level.
Prague Pub Crawl
Meet at our official Prague Pub Crawl Bar, where you’ll be able to socialise with other travellers who are on the pub crawl with you. Enjoy unlimited and free flowing beer, wine, absinthe and vodka at the first bar during 'Power Hour'! Then we'll crawl to at least three other bars where you receive a free welcome shot and finish at the 5-story mega-club (the biggest in Prague) with free entry.
Rome: The Ultimate Tour
If you take only one tour of Rome, make it this one! The Ultimate Tour is a great way to get to know Ancient Rome and the city in general. We start at the Circus Maximus, then loop our way around the historic centre of the city. You’ll hear about crazy Emperors, duelling gladiators, fascist dictators and Hollywood movie stars. The tour covers Roman history from its founding, through to the conquering and pillaging of the rowdy ancient Romans, and the culture of the modern day Italians. See all the major sights and more!
Rome at Twilight
Join us as we explore Renaissance and Baroque Rome. Our journey begins at the Bernini’s Triton fountain in Piazza Barberini, before we head to the Spanish steps and then onto the most famous fountain in the world – The Trevi fountain, whose history spans back all the way to Augustus and his right hand man Agrippa. After throwing your coins into the fountain we head on past a number of beautiful sites, including; Piazza Navona, Campo di Fiori, Trastevere and much more!
Sound of Music
As seen in the movie! Follow the traces of the Trapp family touring through Salzburg and its surroundings. Visit the original film settings, and learn about the historical and architectural landmarks of Salzburg as well as the Lake District while enjoying the highlights of the movie. See breath-taking views of the landscape where the opening scenes were filmed. Our English-speaking local guide not only shows you highlights from the film, but also the historical and architectural landmarks in the city, as well as a part of the picturesque lake district.
Bavarian Mountains & Salt Mines Tour
Past the hunting Castle Hellbrunn we cross the Austrian-Bavarian border. Along the Königseeache valley, through the mountains, past the ruins of Obersalzberg – Hitler’s former mountain retreat – we arrive at the highlight of the journey, the 500-year-old Saltmines. Wearing traditional miners’ clothing, you enter the mines and hear the historical and legendary tales of the fascinating underground world. Using the same slides as hundreds of miners before you, you go down a 100-foot-long slide into the grottos. With a raft ride on the salt lake and a miniature train ride we end our adventure. 4hr duration.
Past the Castle Hellbrunn we cross the Austrian-Bavarian border. Along the Königsee River Valley, through the mountains, we arrive at the highlight of our journey. A bus and elevator will bring us to the Eagle’s Nest. The adventurous bus ride along the steep rock walls and deep gorges takes about 20 mins. During the journey you will have a splendid view up to the ‘Hoher Goel’ and across the snow-capped peaks of the Bavarian mountains. With the elevator (length 365 ft) you enter the Eagle’s Nest (5,000 ft). Duration: 4.5 hours.
Afternoon excursions to the Chateaux of the Loire Valley
Not only will you get to see the beautiful French countryside but also how the royalty lived in its glory days. This is an afternoon tour to the chateaux of Chambord and Chenonceau. Chambord is the largest of the Loire Valley Castles, it is composed of 440 rooms, 365 fireplaces, a spectacular central stairway with an open double helix and 76 secondary stairways. It is surrounded by a 13,000 acre wooded park and game reserve enclosed by a 32 kilometre (20 mile) wall. Please note entrance to the castles is NOT included.
Valencia Bike Tour
A bike tour is by far the best way to discover Valencia, its streets, squares, monuments and most important historical sites as well as its newest landmark: The City of Arts & Sciences. You have the opportunity to take pictures, experience history, and feel a warm sea breeze on your face whilst passing through the old and new Valencia and its beautiful Turia gardens, located in a former riverbed.
Wachau Valley Winery Bike Tour
Without a doubt the Wachau wine region is justifiably ranked one of the top ten bike rides in the world. Take a break from museums and churches and enjoy a relaxed day of biking through vineyards along the River Danube, sampling quality wines, schnapps and liqueurs in Austria’s most famous wine region. Walk through the ruins of Castle Dürnstein where Richard the Lionhearted was kept captive. Swim in the River Danube with free time to relax and explore small towns! An optional lunch, with choices of typical Austrian and regional foods, is at a local Gasthaus.
Classic Vienna Bike Tour
It’s one of the best ways to see Vienna. Get a feeling for this beautiful city! We keep to bike paths as much as possible to allow you to relax while you ride and see the grandeur of the Habsburg’s Imperial capital. Vienna was once the centre of the largest empire in the world. The power and glory of the Habsburg rule is mirrored in the boulevards and architecture of Vienna. It would take three days to walk what we show you in three hours!