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Caesar's Pathway 2018-19 (14 Days, Rome to London)

Embark on an trip as grand as Caesar's empire as you explore the magical wonderland that is Europe in winter. Starting in Rome, you'll venture through Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany and Netherlands and experience the food, culture and landscapes which make these places so unique. BYO winter woolies and sense of adventure.

Inclusions

Gondola ride in Venice
Dinner at Hofbr uhaus, Berlin
Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam
13 Breakfasts
13 Dinners
Tour Provider Topdeck
Number of Days
14
Price From
AUD $2,479
Start Location
Rome, Italy
End Location
Rome, Italy
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
18-39
Physical Rating
Mild
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
06 Dec 201819 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,719 
10 Dec 201823 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,719 
13 Dec 201826 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,719 
17 Dec 201830 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,719 
20 Dec 201802 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,809 
27 Dec 201809 Jan 20191AUD $2,719
03 Jan 201916 Jan 20191AUD $2,719
10 Jan 201923 Jan 20192AUD $2,719
17 Jan 201930 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,719 
24 Jan 201906 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,479 
31 Jan 201913 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,479 
07 Feb 201920 Feb 20192AUD $2,479
21 Feb 201906 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,479 
14 Mar 201927 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,479 
ItineraryExpand
Day 1: Rome, Italy
Meet your Trip Leader and step back to 753 BC in one of the world's oldest open-air museums on a walking tour and give that bucket list a workout. Make like Caesar (the emperor, not the salad) and work up a colossus hunger as you pass by the Pantheon, throw your two cents in the Trevi Fountain, sit on the Spanish Steps and visit the Colosseum. Tonight, you're in Disneyland for foodies. Have fun. Included today: -Walking tour of Rome
Day 2: Rome to Venice
Snap a selfie at Juliet’s famous balcony in Verona and join throngs of lovers leaving notes on the wall (or avoid the crowds and just marvel at the ancient arena). Say ciao to Venice from across the lagoon as we check into our hotel and tuck into a yummy dinner together. Included today: -Walking tour of Verona Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 3: Venice
100+ slowly sinking islands won't explore themselves. Get your bearings on this morning's walking tour before an action packed day. Soak up St Mark's Square and get ready for a quintessential gondola ride on the Grand Canal. Corny smooching not included. This afternoon, snoop the Doge's Palace, cross Rialto Bridge and shop for Carnevale masks. There’s so much going on here. Did we mention it’s beautiful? Included today: -Walking tour of Venice -Gondola ride in Venice Meals: -Breakfast
Day 4: Venice to Ljubljana, Slovenia
Today, we’re off to Ljubljana. But first, a stop at Insta-worthy Lake Bled. Then, visit the Ljubljana Castle and Old Town. Tonight, hit up Metelkova Mesto for a tea or vino with a side of live music and underground art installations. Included today: -Visit stunning Lake Bled -Walking tour of Ljubljana Meals: -Breakfast
Day 5: Ljubljana to Budapest, Hungary
Your house in Budapest awaits. A driving tour will get you down and Danube (that be the river) with twin cities, Buda and Pest. Check out Her's Square, Parliament House, the National Palace, Fisherman's Bastion and swanky Andrássy Avenue. After gorging on goulash, cabbage rolls and dumplings, roll into bed at your comfy hotel. Included today: -Driving tour of Budapest Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 6: Budapest
Free day! Indulge in a spa treatment at the world famous Gellért Baths and visit the Buda Castle or House of Terror Museum. Tonight, hang with the hipsters and drink local fruit brandy at one of the original ruin bars. Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 7: Budapest to Vienna, Austria
Roll into Vienna and get your bearings on a driving tour. Top off your day with a schnitzel and apple strudel at Café Central, the regular hangout of Freud, Trotsky and Lenin. Let the Vienna Chamber Orchestra serenade you later (optional). Included today: -Driving tour of Vienna -Visit Schönbrunn Palace Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -A night at the Viennese Chamber Orchestra (dinner optional at an additional expense)
Day 8: Vienna to Prague, Czech Republic
First, a sobering visit to Mauthausen concentration camp for a lesson in the resilience of humanity. Then, fuel up on trdelník (pastry deliciousness) before a walking tour to get us started in Prague. Suss out the castle deemed worthy by Guinness World Records as being the largest ancient castle in the world, cross medieval Charles Bridge and watch 'Death' toll the hour on an astronomical clock that's over 600 years old. After dinner, get cosy in a café with hot chocolate. Included today: -Visit Mauthausen concentration camp -Walking tour of Prague Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 9: Prague
Channel your inner bohemian and seek out the John Lennon memorial wall to start your free day. Soak up some more Czech history at the National Museum or Communist Museum or get a taste of the quirky local culture at a marionette puppet opera (you gotta see it to believe it). Snap a selfie at Prague's own Eiffel Tower, visit The Museum of Miniatures, eat roast pork from one of the street vendors lining Old Town Square and drink beer. Really. Good. Beer. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Beer tasting in Prague
Day 10: Prague to Berlin, Germany
Get acquainted with 800-year-old Dresden – a city virtually destroyed in WWII and then rebuilt. Then: Berlin, we’re coming for ya. We'll drive you around to see the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag building before knuckling down with some pork at Hofbräuhaus. Included today: -Walking tour of Dresden -Driving tour of Berlin Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 11: Berlin
Join the optional Third Reich walking tour for an insight into what the city was like under Nazi rule during WWII, go on a museum crawl or head to the zoo. More culture awaits on Museum Island, with creative types and memorable meals available in the Prenzlauer Berg and Kreuzberg neighbourhoods. Tonight, no curfew at clubs = get ready for a night to remember. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Third Reich walking tour -Berlin Alternative Tour & Nightlife tour
Day 12: Berlin to Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amster-DAM it's going to be a good day! Start dreaming of cheese and clogs as we roll through tulip and windmill dotted fields to Amsterdam. Get your bearings on a walking tour of the vibrant capital and see the Dam Square, Royal Palace and National Monument. End the night with a cone of hot chips with mayo. Mmm. Included today: -Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration -Walking tour of Amsterdam Meals: -Breakfast
Day 13: Amsterdam
Get on your bike and ride! Do as the locals do and join the 881,000 bicycles on an optional city bike tour to soak up the wintery canal vistas before retreating with hot chocolate, poffertjes and stroopwafels. Take on the city's 51 museums (must-dos: Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House). Still thirsty for more? Check out the Heineken Experience for an interactive visit and tasting at the brewery. Top it off with a dinner cruise on the canal. Included today: -Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner Optional activities: -Bike tour of Amsterdam
Day 14: Amsterdam to London, England
Today it's back on the ferry as we journey back to London. Start planning the next adventure. Facebook friends? Included today: -English Channel ferry ticket Meals: -Breakfast