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 2018’s optional activities and prices.
Countryside Bike Tour
Explore the greener corners of Amsterdam you wouldn’t discover on your own! Your expert guide will navigate you through the lowlands where you will be blown away by breath-taking landscapes. Have a look at traditional farms, be impressed by how the Dutch have expertly managed flooding (one third of the Netherlands lies below sea level), learn about their delicious cheese and marvel at the tallest wooden windmill in the country.
City Bike Tour
No visit to Amsterdam is complete without coasting along the city’s canals by bike. From windmills and breweries to picturesque views of the canals – you will take in all the important sights on this easy-riding two-hour tour. Do as the Dutch do and take in this beautiful city on two wheels!
Free Walking Tour
This FREE walking tour covers the main sights of Amsterdam’s inner city. Experience the history of this city, from its start as a muddy village on the River Amstel, to how it became the most important trading city in Europe. From the wild history of prostitution and drug decriminalization, to the tragedy of Anne Frank’s story and Nazi occupation, this tour is the perfect introduction to Amsterdam.
Red Light District Walking Tour
Join an experienced guide who will steer you through the diverse life along the streets of the Red Light District. Discover what Amsterdam’s oldest and most controversial neighbourhood has to offer - from coffee shops to sex theatres and fetish stores, find out the realities and fictions of one of the most popular attractions in Europe.
Alternative Amsterdam Tour
Delve into the real Amsterdam - the side of the city that locals love, and that visitors come to experience. Explore the origins of Amsterdam's society, such as the post-WWII housing crisis that began today’s current phenomenon of living in boats or in squats, and the counter-culture movements that developed into today’s unique atmosphere, including the city’s most famous coffeeshop, and the street art hidden in the city centre.
Stone Monuments Tour
This is a half day tour that takes in the very best of the Provence region. First head to Saint Remy de Provence for a photo stop at the Antiques, then onto Les Baux de Provence, a village located high up on a rock with its stunning 16th century Romanesque buildings. Lastly we’ll visit the famous site of the Pont du Gard, classified by UNESCO as the most wellpreserved part of the Roman acqueduct that dates from the first century.
Free Walking Tour
Barcelona has an irresistible creative energy: you feel it on the bustling streets and market squares, you see it in the incredible architecture and museums, you taste it in the fabulous food, and you live it in the legendary nightlife. Explore the lifestyle of the most exciting city on the Mediterranean with this 2½-hour walking tour. The incredible rich history and culture of Barcelona will be brought to life for you by the enthusiastic and knowledgeable independent local guides with whom we work.
Forbidden Walking Tour
Barcelona is known for its sunshine, architecture and great food, but this beautiful city also has a dark side. Discover the true depths of depravity, desperation and degradation that envelope Barcelona’s past.
On this 2-hour walking tour, your guide will tell you terrifying tales of torture, murder and scandal. From the 20th Century female vampire who roamed the streets looking for children, to the controversial erotic shows that are still held today, the Forbidden Tour will show you another side of Barcelona.
Gaudi & Modernisme Walking Tour
Antoni Gaudí’s incredible buildings are a monument not just to his distinctive genius but to the spirit of a generation. The 19th-century Catalan Renaissance saw the cultural rebirth of a nation that reached its peak with the Modernisme movement. Gaudí and his contemporaries took the spirit of the times and mixed modern techniques with traditional craftsmanship to enrich Barcelona.
The tour is much more than a series of photo opportunities (although don’t forget your camera!). We dig deep into the roots of the movement and explore the social unrest and political issues that the glossy guidebooks ignore.
Tapas Tour & Flamenco Show
Going out for tapas is much more than just a meal; it´s one of the most important social events for Spanish people.
For the Tapas Experience we visit three bars in the Barceloneta and El Born districts, the heart of the city. You’ll discover some of Barcelona’s best tapas bars, where we offer fantastic deals such as a beer and small tapa for just €1.50, a free shot in the last venue and great discounts on a wide range of tapas additional to those included in the ticket price!
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, situated just outside Berlin’s city limits, held over 200,000 prisoners during the Nazi reign with tens of thousands perishing inside its walls. The camp became a school of brutality, used to train SS guards for work in other camps across Europe. After its liberation, Soviet occupiers took over the camp for a further five years and used it to house their political enemies. The Sachsenhausen Memorial stands today as a reminder of the darkest days of Berlin’s history.
Third Reich Walking Tour
The Nazi's SS and Gestapo headquarters were at one time the most feared address in Europe. See the remains of these buildings and other sites key to the Nazi’s grip on Germany as we examine Hitler’s rise to power, and eventual downfall. Learn about the heart of darkness that transformed a WWI scarred country into the near triumphant victors of WWII. As we remember those who fell victim to Hitler’s regime, we ask ourselves the question: could it happen again?
Free Walking Tour
Berlin’s unique history defined the 20th century like no other city. This tour journeys through the Golden Twenties, two World Wars, one Cold war, the rise and fall of the Berlin wall and a new era for united Germany. The guides with whom we work have a true admiration for the past, present and future and will bring to life the incredible stories that make Berlin a truly awe-inspiring experience.
Berlin’s nightlife is second to none so don’t just explore Berlin by day; experience it at night! As your Pub Crawl leaders navigate you through the city’s famous party scene, you’ll find free shots, incredible drinks deals, VIP entry, techno, electro, hits and more. This is the Berlin people come from all over the world to see!
Stranded behind the iron curtain for nearly 40 years, West Berlin developed its own unique identity and became a magnet for non-conformists in search of an alternative lifestyle. Sub-cultures, squats, and graffiti became part of Berlin’s distinct style, and with the fall of the Berlin Wall the scene didn’t disappear, it simply moved east. Explore the gritty, grungy underground scene of the city that Berliners love! Witness the clash between corporate expansion & counter-culture.
Bike Tour Bordeaux
There is simply no better way to see Bordeaux than by bike. Let us take you on a journey of discovery from the picturesque Miroir d’Eau to the relaxing Jardin Public and more as we reveal the city’s long and interesting history. Your expert guide will bring Bordeaux to life with over 10 stops and including a light breakfast in the park and finish up with a wine tasting to get your day off to a perfect start.
Famous Monk Wine Tour
Showcasing the best of the Merlot-strong right bank, visiting two chateaux’s and stopping at many historical and scenic landmarks to give you a better understanding of the region all in the comfort of a minivan. You will visit the beautiful UNESCO listed medieval village of Saint Emilion to experience many tastings of the regional wine. A picnic lunch is included.
Never conquering but always conquered, Belgium has always been the punching bag of great nations. Your guide takes you to discover restored trenches, stroll amongst eerily quiet war graves, clamber over craters on the preserved Hill 60 battlefield and pay homage to the monuments erected in memory of British Forces. You will also visit the city of Ypres, which was rebuilt to medieval plans after being totally flattened in WWI.
Border by Bike
The ideal afternoon escape from the city. Have a great time riding through the flattest countryside you’ve ever seen 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! Duration: 4 hours.
Bruges by Bike
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 times’ many hardships. Plus we’ll stop for an included local beer.
This 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 buff et dinner of local Hungarian specialties. With live music on board, this two hour cruise is the perfect way to see the magical city of Budapest as it lights up.
Alternative Walking Tour
The tour starts in the centre of the city but quickly heads away from the main tourist hangouts and stumbles into Budapest’s alternative Jewish district. You’ll visit a mixture of arts and culture centres, abandoned synagogues, independent galleries, community spaces, music venues, theatres, and make a stop for a coff ee or beer in an art and coff ee collective or a ruin bar.
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 fi rst get orientated with the city and its history before heading out on your own to explore.
Tourists In The Wild
Turisti Nei Cian off ers a unique way for Busabout’s passengers to experience the Cinque Terre’s people, heritage and culture, have fun, and preserve the territory. This project helps local landowners to rebuild terracing and stonewalls destroyed by a devastating storm in 2011. It also helps restore olive groves, harvest grapes and cultivate and restores land. The project is critical to help maintain and preserve Vernazza’s unique territory for future generations to visit and enjoy.
Welcome to Florence!
Whether you are here for only one night or planning a longer stay, this custom-made tour is the perfect introduction to Florence. Led by an official Florentine guide, be prepared to learn about the wonders and history of Florence, visit a leather shop to watch a demonstration, and eat a proper Italian 4-course meal before hitting the Red Garter for some karaoke fun.
Welcome to Florence
This custom made tour is solely for Busabout customers, led by an official Florentine guide who will inform you of the wonders and history of Florence. You’ll be taken to the magnificent Duomo, Dante’s house, Piazza Signoria, Uffizi Gallery, and the Accademia among others. During the tour you’ll also experience a leather demonstration, learn how it is branded and treated. We then end our tour at a local restaurant where you’ll have a delicious 4 course meal. After dinner, there's live music and karaoke in the Red Garter Bar right next door to the restaurant.
Welcome to Florence Intimate Tour
Whether in Florence for only 1 night or planning a longer stay, join your guide for a more intimate night out and a fabulous introduction to Florence. You’ll also have the chance to experience a leather demonstration, learn how it is branded, treated and turned into some of the most beautiful garments available. You’ll see how leather goods are made and also how to distinguish between real Italian leather and fake leather! We then end our tour with a delicious 4 course local meal. After dinner, there's live music and karaoke in the Red Garter Bar.
Krawl Through Krakow has concocted for you a recipe for the most outrageously fun night out you will ever have. Scenes from the Hangover set in the backdrop of medieval Europe are what you should picture. It begins with an hour of unlimited drinks and then it’s a roller coaster of vodka shots, underground venues, toasting with local nutters and fellow travellers, dancing on bars and partying the night away in booming clubs. At each of the venues you’ll have free VIP queue jump, entrance and welcome shots.
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
Learn about the history of white gold mining since the 14th century, find out if underground bungee is possible and lick off 5kg of salt (included in the ticket price) from the walls of this UNESCO-listed underground miracle of the world.
Emerald River Adventure
The Emerald River Adventure is one of the most popular tours in Bled. There's 2.5 hour scenic drive with stops every 10-30 minutes for points of interests and activities (hiking, swimming, rafting, all optional). At the end there is a 1h car train ride on one of the most scenic railway lines in Europe.
There are 3 major and very scenic hikes of moderate grade involved throughout the day, around 30-45 minutes each. Any or all of these hikes can be skipped and guests can wait by the mini-van which is always parked on a scenic spot.
White Water Rafting
Rafting will take place on the Lütschine. White water rafting in Interlaken is some of Europe’s best! Teamwork and professional guides allow novices and veterans alike to enjoy the beauty and excitement of white water rafting. The mighty Lütschine offers some of the best white water rafting in the Swiss Alps. Straight from the start below the Eiger North Face, continuous class III-IV rapids surge down from the mountains and out into the Interlaken valley and the Lake of Brienz.
Tandem skydive with a fully qualified jumpmaster. Take off is from Reichenbach about 40km’s from Lauterbrunnen – 10 -15 minute scenic flight over the Alps. You exit at 13,000 feet, free fall, then glide to the ground! You have 45 seconds of free fall at 200kph. This activity has a serious adrenaline factor with the bonus of a really, great flight before you even get to the jump site. After being greeted by our friendly staff at the Reichenbach airport, your jumpmaster explains the exact jump program and familiarises you with your equipment before boarding.
Climb trees, zip across highwires, cross rope bridges, walk the plank and more. Seilpark Interlaken is a high forest adventure, of rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip lines all set high-up in the tree tops. Nine courses of varying difficulty provide a fun and challenging day out. You will be fitted with a climbing harness and given instructions before trekking from tree to tree high above the forest floor.
Free Walking Tour
Lisbon’s 3,000 years of proud history has always been on the edge, where land meets sea and Europe meets Africa, making this a city built on exploration, conquest and adventure. From the rise and fall of a global empire, to the clutches and release of a reclusive dictatorship, from a city destroyed by earthquake, to a rebuilt cultural destination, keep your cameras at the ready as we take you on a journey of this stunning city and its fascinating history.
Original Lisbon - Alfama Walk
Explore the oldest and most atmospheric area in Lisbon. The only part of the city to survive the Great Earthquake of 1755, descending the hills through Alfama’s ancient narrow streets and staircases takes you back to the Lisbon of old. Weave your way past the monastery, the cathedral, and the castle; all of which have stood as silent witnesses to past glory and tragedy which have given way to the birth of the nation of Portugal.
Belem & Age Of Discovery Walk
From a former fishing village to the home of Portuguese nobility, Belem has seen the rise and fall of the world’s first global empire. This ancient settlement sits on the banks of the River Tagus, and tells the story of the beginning of globalization, and of history’s greatest explorers. Join us on a stunning stroll along the riverbanks, taking in iconic views like the Discoveries Monument and UNESCO World Heritage sites like the Belem Tower and the Jeronimos Monastery.
The historical and quiet streets of Bairro Alto transform and awaken as the sun sets and throngs of people fill the bars and sidewalks. We have chosen the best places for you to enjoy along with our guides, who will turn you into a big group of old friends by the end of the night. Come dressed to impress, as we explore the electric nightlife of Lisbon!
Experience a stunning medieval town surrounded by palaces and mountains, straight out of a fairytale and only an hour out of Lisbon. A former playground for the royal family, exquisite 19th Century architecture makes the entire town of Sintra a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We’ll guide you through the historic centre and even take you to taste delicious local baked treats, travesseiros and queijadas.
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. A fantastic show with traditional dancers in a traditional setting, 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.
Hammam and Massage
The Hammam Al Andalus is an urban oasis right in the heart of Madrid, and one of the most relaxing, indulgent experiences you could ever treat yourself to after a busy day in the city. We have resurrected all the magic of the Al Andalus period with our atmospheric Arab Baths. Leave behind your daily stress when you step through our doors. You decide how long you want to spend at each point of the circuit inside. The circuit lasts 1.5 hours, including the time of the massage (if this is booked).
Free Walking Tour
Welcome to Madrid! From a dusty outpost on the edge of the enlightened Moorish kingdom to the glorious capital of the world’s biggest empire, from the birthplace of Don Quixote to the dark heart of the Spanish Inquisition, Madrid has seen its highs and lows. Anarchist assassins, dictators and despots, painters and poets – the passion that runs through Spanish blood burns with genius and madness.
Discover some of the best tapas places in Madrid with local tapas connoisseurs! Taste the best Madrid has to offer including classic homemade paella, Spanish omelette, croquettes, patatas bravas, jamon Iberico, cheese and pan con tomate. Learn the traditional art of drinking from a wineskin, as well as the secrets to the most popular cocktails of “La feria de Abril” and much more!
Madrid is a city that never sleeps! World famous for its nightlife we will take you on different routes for different days of the week to make the most of the ever-changing scene and see the best of Madrid’s coolest districts. Your ticket includes an unlimited pub crawl wristband, so you can enjoy multiple nights out with us!
Majestic Madrid & The Golden Age Walk
Discover the soul of this majestic city on this eyeopening tour. Over 2.5 hours you’ll see the ‘literary neighbourhood’ of Barrio de las Letras, where some of the greatest writers, poets and playwrights made their home. Visit sights such as Santa Cruz Palace, The Metropolis Building, Plaza Santa Ana, The Neptune Fountain, and view the 20th Century architecture from Art Deco to Neo-Mudejar.
In March 1933, Heinrich Himmler ordered the construction of the one of Germany's first concentration camps in a small town near Munich; Dachau. During the Nazi regime, social, ethnic, and racial enemies were imprisoned in Dachau - the only concentration camp to remain active during the entire Third Reich period. At the time of liberation, over 200,000 prisoners from more than 30 nations had been imprisoned there. Explore the Dachau memorial which has become one of the most important centres of remembrance, contemplation, and learning in Germany today.
Towering over rocky crags at the foot of the German Alps, Neuschwanstein Castle has inspired awe and wonder ever since it opened to the public in 1886. This tour is a full-day, fairytale adventure that is not to be missed! Take in the splendour of the village of Hohenschwangau and the neighbouring castle of Neuschwanstein and discuss the famous Lohengrin legend while overlooking the Alpsee. At the end of the tour, we attempt to unravel the ambiguity of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, who wished to ‘remain an eternal enigma’. Will you be the one to
Free Walking Tour
See all the top landmarks of Munich and discover the stories behind great sights such as the Glockenspiel, the Hofbrauhaus (the world’s most famous beer hall) and the Frauenkirche. Hear tales of the Bavarian royal family, the turbulent 20th century and the early days of the Nazi Party. Of course no visit would be complete without discussing why beer matters so much to Bavarians and why it tastes so good.
Third Reich Tour
Hitler called Munich ‘Die Hauptstadt der Bewegung’ (the Capital of the Movement); the city and its surrounds were central to the rise to power of the Nazi leader. This tour will examine the infamous streets where some of the darkest stories of human history took root and grew into Hitler’s dictatorship. Munich emerged from almost complete destruction during the Allied WWII bombings and was restored but the scars still remain.
The 3-hour tour will take you from the stunning beaches and eye-catching parks to the grand streets, majestic plazas and hidden Baroque churches or Belle Epoque palaces. There is one hill climb up to the Chateau Hill, where you’ll experience breathtaking panoramic views of Nice. The pace of the tour is very relaxed & is accessible to anyone who can ride a bike!
E-Bike Tour - French Riviera
Get to see stunning views and hidden corners that you would not find in any guidebook. Thanks to our eBikes that ride like normal bicycles, you will make easy work of the hills thanks to the electric assistance. You will 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 every metre we climb opens up even more incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea, Mont Alban fortress, and the medieval Town of 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, 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
Journey back in time with us in Versailles! Revel in the over-the-top decadence, harmonious open spaces, and luscious splendor of an intricately-landscaped paradise just a short ride from the capital. Walk around enchanted grounds and reveal the stories of the shamelessly self-indulgent kings, queens and consorts of 17th and 18th century France. Unravel the glory of the Sun King, the stifling court etiquette, and the scandals that ignited the Revolution.
Paris Je T’aime - Cabaret
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. 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! Price includes 1 drink.
Cabaret ‘Féerie’ & 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. Price includes half a bottle of champagne. Duration: 2 hours.
Montmartre typifies all things quintessentially Parisian, from terrace cafes to romping bars and clubs, drunken can-can dancers to budding street artists and performers, bourgeoisbohemian apartments to tiny cobblestone streets. This tour will show you all that made Vincent Van Gogh, Toulouse Lautrec, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali want to call this eclectic district home.
Pub Crawl - Paris
This is an international pub crawl for locals, backpackers 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!
Straight in and straight up for an unforgettable experience – just 38 seconds and you’re 210 metres above Paris, contemplating the very best view of the city there is! Just like the Empire State Building and the London Eye, the Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck gives you a totally unique view of Paris and its monuments, far from the queues for the Eiffel Tower!
Free Walking Tour
From its beginnings as a medieval village to the capital of Napoleon’s empire, from beheadings of the French Revolution to the excitement of La Belle Epoque, this tour will show you Paris as it was meant to be seen; by walking along the banks of the Seine, and through its royal gardens and squares. Our expert guides will bring to life the stories of Paris, and give you an authentic introduction to continental Europe’s most visited city.
Free Walking Tour
The beautiful historic centre of Porto has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996 but Portugal’s second largest city has been contributing to world history for centuries. Porto has given us the Age of Discovery, Port wine and some would say even Harry Potter! It is an unforgettable city of hidden Baroque churches, Art Nouveau masterpieces, the iconic Dom Luis I bridge and cutting-edge street art.
Day Trip To Kutna Hora
The macabre sight of Kutná Hora’s bone chapel draws visitors from all over the world. Home to much more than pyramids of skulls and bones, it was the economic powerhouse of the Kingdom of Bohemia and played a crucial role in the 15th century Hussite Wars. Kutná Hora’s rich heritage was born in the days when the city competed with Prague both economically and culturally, becoming the favourite residence of several Bohemian kings.
Come try some of the world’s finest beers and experience classic Czech hospitality in some of Prague’s best-loved bars. The Czech capital is a Mecca for beer lovers, and the birthplace of the famous Pilsner lager. This tour will reveal the best-kept secrets of the national drink – learn how Czech beer is made, why it is considered the best in the world, and why the Czechs drink more than anyone else.
All-night party includes an hour of unlimited beer, wine, vodka & absinthe starting at 20:00. We will crawl to at least 3 other bars where you receive a free welcome shot and we will finish at Karlovy Lazne, the 5-story mega-club (the biggest in Prague) with free entry!
Look forward to an on-the-house welcome shot at every venue! We'll stay in each bar for an hour - if you need more to drink, that comes from your own wallet. But you're paying local prices, and in Prague, the beer is cheaper than water!
Free Walking Tour
Known as the Golden City and the City of a Thousand Spires; Prague has been sweeping visitors off their feet for centuries with its romantic streets, soaring towers, and great beer! From the heart of medieval Bohemia to the capital of the Holy Roman Empire, the glory days of Prague’s rich culture are shadowed by oppression, under both the Nazis and the Communists.
Prague Castle Tour
Prague Castle dominates both the skyline and the history of the Czech capital. The world’s largest medieval castle has towered over the city since the 9th century and continues to awe and inspire today. Your expert guides bring to life the legendary court of Rudolf II, the nightmares of Kafka and the very real struggles of the Velvet Revolution. This tour finishes in the Prague Castle gardens, overlooking the Old Town giving you the best views of the city.
A Women's History of Rome
As the great Virginia Woolf once said: “ For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” Well, we intend to rid ourselves of that anonymity and celebrate some of the great women from Rome and Italy’s past. The first and so far only Feminist tour of Rome will explore the role of women throughout Rome’s vast history. We celebrate the lives of sisters, mothers, wives, mistresses, and prostitutes, bringing their emotions, passions, and narratives to life.
Best of Rome at Twilight
Grab a beer and 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 to ensure your safe return we head on past a number of beautiful sites, including; The Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Campo di Fiori, Trastevere and much more…
Friday Night Vatican & Sistine Chapel Tour
The Vatican may be one of the smallest states on Earth but it boasts one of the largest collections of art in the world. Sprawling across a total of 14km and over 2,000 rooms it can be a daunting prospect to explore this mammoth collection by yourself. This semi-private experience offers you skip-the-line access to make sure you make the most of your time, a guaranteed small group, and, your very own Rogue Historian to show you the gems of the collection.
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 just imagine being Julie Andrews playing Maria von Trapp. Learn about the historical and architectural landmarks of Salzburg as well as the Lake District while enjoying the highlights of the movie.
Bavarian Mountains & Salt Mines Tour
Something very different awaits you at the Salt Mines. 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, the magical world beneath the surface of the earth. With a raft ride on the salt lake and a miniature train ride we end our romantic and educational adventure. Duration: 4 hours.
Busabout Combo Deal - Bavarian Mountains & Salt Mines Tour + Eagles Nest = €83
This 4.5 hour trip crosses the Austrian-Bavarian border along the Königsee River Valley, through the Bavarian mountains and Obersalzberg. 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 minutes. During the journey you will have a splendid view up to the ‘Hoher Goel’ and across the snow-capped peaks of the Bavarian mountains.
Busabout Combo Deal - Bavarian Mountains & Salt Mines Tour + Eagles Nest = €83
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.
Winery Bike Tour
The Wachau Valley, Austria’s most famous wine region along the Danube River — is just an hour away from Vienna. On our day trip from Vienna, we catch the train to Krems and ride on fl at paths surrounded by terraced vineyards. After an optional lunch, we spend the afternoon learning about Austria’s wine, wine tasting in traditional and family-owned taverns. Along the way we visit charming Austrian villages before arriving back in Krems and returning to Vienna by train.
Vienna Bike Tour
Our three-hour fl at terrain bike ride takes you to the most famous sights surrounding the Old Town. Cruise along the famous Ring Boulevard, and ride through the old Habsburg hunting area in the Prater Park with its landmark Ferris wheel. See sights like the Hofb urg Palace, Heroes Square, City Hall and Opera House. This ride is not to be missed!