Europe trips

Traveling to Europe is a unique experience with over 40 countries and thousands of years of history all within a close distance to each other. Travelers come to Europe for many reasons like exploring ancient castles in Ireland, learning to make pasta in Italy, or relaxing on beaches in Greece.

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Portugal

-Day trip to Sintra
-Hike to Castelo dos Mouros
-Visit Capela dos Ossos, the Bones Chapel
-Wine tasting in Alentejo 
-Kayaking to Ponta da Piedade
-Beach time in Lagos and Culatra Island

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Prague, Vienna, & Budapest

-Visit 3 countries in Central Europe 
-Experience Prague, Vienna, & Budapest 
-Drink beer from microbreweries in Prague
-Visit museums and palaces in Vienna 
-Taste the best Hungarian wines
-Relax in thermal baths in Budapest

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Spain Catalonia

-Tour of La Sagrada Família
-Experience Catalonian Culture
-Explore Girona and its rich history
-Relax on the beaches in Costa Brava
-Dine farm-to-table
-Ride the Pyrenees Railway

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Turkey

-Guided walking tour of Istanbul
-Explore the fairy chimneys and castles of Cappadocia
-Experience the ruins at Ephesus
-Enjoy a traditional meal with a local family
-Relax on the beaches of Bodrum
-Cruise the Aegean Sea on a Turkish sailboat

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Croatia

-Sea kayaking in Split
-Experience Diocletian's Palace
-Full day speedboat tour around the Pakleni Islands
-Indulging in delicious Croatian cuisine
-Tasting locally produced wines
-Uncovering Croatia's unique history

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Spain

-Try delicious Spanish cuisine
-3 Autonomous Regions of Spain
-Gaudí's architecture in Barcelona
-Night adventure hike in Granada
-Watch a Flamenco show in Seville
-Visit Madrid, the capital of Spain

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Ireland

-Explore Dublin & Kilkenny
-See the Cliffs of Moher
-Visit Rock of Cashel
-Traditional Irish Farm Visit
-Drink pints in Galway Pubs
-Hike Connemara National Park

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Greece

-Discover Ancient Athens
-Cycladic Island Villages
-Greek Cooking Class
-Sunset Kayak in Santorini
-Private boat tour in Paros
-Black, Red, & White Beaches

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Iceland Trek

-Trek otherworldly landscapes
-Breathtaking views away from tourists
-Volcanoes, glaciers, & canyons
-Experience lava fields & ash deserts
-Camp in the Valley of Thor
-20 hours of daylight while trekking

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Iceland

-Glaciers, volcanoes, & waterfalls
-Stay in the Icelandic Countryside
-Relax in natural hot pools
-Super Jeep adventure
-Explore volcanic islands
-Stargaze for Northern Lights

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Italy

-Experience Agritourism 
-Explore Florence
-Visit Rome-the Eternal City
-Eat Italian food farm-to-fork
-See Italy's natural wonders
-Live the Italian way of life

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More About Europe Group Tours & Trips

Is traveling to Europe safe as a solo traveler?

Solo travelers have been backpacking across Europe for decades. The modernization of most cities helps keep everyone connected and comfortable. At Under30Experiences, safety is always a priority and your Trip Leader will always be able to advise you on the local area. We always recommend traveling light, leaving valuables at home, and staying with your group if you are concerned. One of the great things about group travel is “safety in numbers”.

Will I have to know the local language? 

You will find that many people in Europe know multiple languages, English often being one of them. Menus can usually be provided in English. However, your Trip Leader will know the local language to help navigate situations when they come up. Our travelers love to learn a little Spanish, Italian, Icelandic, French, Arabic, Greek, etc.

What is the best time of year to visit Europe?

Europe’s peak season is the summer months, but spring and fall are very popular as well. Places like Ireland and Scotland can stay cool and rainy year-round, while August can bring heat waves in places like Spain and Italy where air conditioning is often unavailable. You will find almost all of our Europe trips have numerous departures in June & September to take advantage of great weather and avoid peak crowds. 

Iceland sounds like a cold place but it actually enjoys a relatively temperate climate. Even in October and November, you still rarely encounter freezing temperatures during the day. In May, June, and July, you’ll find nearly 24 hours of daylight in Iceland, while in October and November you’ll find only 6-8 hours of daylight, great for seeing the Northern Lights.

Why signup for a group trip to Europe?

Here are just a few of the reasons travelers join our group trips: 

  • Not everyone wants to plan and research extensive itineraries. Our trips include many of the best locations and activities in each country built for young adventurous travelers.
  • A guide is with you throughout your trip to help with local languages, lead you on hikes, teach you about the area, and make sure each day goes as planned. It can be reassuring knowing that you are always on the right trail or having a Trip Leader that knows backup plans for bad weather or has recommendations for optional activities.
  • Meeting great people! When you join an Under30Experiences trip you know you will be with a group of like-minded people in your age range.

Over 800 5-star reviews! 

"Just got back from the Ireland trip and had an absolutely fantastic time! Can't believe how well we all meshed with the other group members and became good friends at the end. The trip was so well planned with the right amount of activities and leisure time. I never felt rushed and it was just the right pace of vacationing and exploring." - Ammara T. | Yelp Review

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