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London to Istanbul Rail Adventure

England,  France,  Italy,  Austria,  Croatia,  Serbia,  Bosnia,  Hungary,  Bulgaria,  Turkey

Tour length 15 daysFrom London to Istanbul
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About this tour

Traverse Europe by rail on this fast-paced tour from London to Istanbul. Explore bucket-list cities and sites from the canals of Venice to the mosques of Istanbul, as well as lesser-trodden destinations in Croatia and Serbia. Along the way, soak in ever-changing scenery and tuck into local delicacies. Experience Europe by rail - A thrilling way to cross the continent - take a historic narrow-gauge train in the Serbian mountains, go to sleep in Bulgaria and wake up in Turkey. Discover the rural Balkans - Go beyond the tourist haunts and visit one of Serbia's rural wineries and Croatia's baroque town, Varazdin. Tick off European icons - From the capital of Croatia to the waterways of Venice, the culinary delights of Sofia to ancient Constantinople, tick off your list of must-see destinations in one fell swoop.
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General information

Tour ID 31725
Tour length 15 days
Language English
Group size 16
Age range 16 - 85

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Day 1: Trip starts at London St. Pancras Station, meet group in Paris and train to Milan
Day 2: Free morning in Milan, train to Mestre, Venice
Day 3: Full day to explore Venice
Day 4: Train to Villach, Austria, then on to Zagreb, Croatia
Day 5: Day trip to the medieval town of Varazdin
Day 6: Orientation tour of Zagreb, free afternoon
Day 7: Train and bus to Belgrade, Serbia
Day 8: Walking tour of Belgrade, then train and bus to Drvengrad
Day 9: Sargan Eight Train
Day 10: Drive through rural Serbia to Vrnjacka Banja, wine tasting en route
Day 11: Drive and train to Nis to explore the city, then drive to Sofia, Bulgaria
Day 12: Free day in Sofia
Day 13: Train to Plovdiv, overnight train to Istanbul
Day 14: Arrive in Istanbul, walking tour of city
Day 15: Tour ends in Istanbul

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Carbon emission, kg/CO2
(Guests: 1, Nights: 1)
10
Exploreo will offset your calculated CO2e at no cost.
How is the carbon footprint calculated?
From€3,949/ Person
(-7%)€4,257
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