Weekend Trips - Bus2alps

Weekend Trips

Spend your weeks enjoying your home-bases so you can see Europe. It's what you came here to do, after all. Bus2alps brings you on the best weekend experiences to Europe's most popular destinations, completely hassle-free.

Our weekend tours begin Thursday night (unless otherwise noted) and are designed for you to travel by bus or to meet us in the destination for select trips.

"Bus2alps is the gold standard of traveling while studying abroad in Europe. They take the work, effort, and stress of traveling completely out of the equation which leaves you with a fun, memorable, and well planned experience. Every single tour guide was friendly, easy to communicate with, and knowledgeable. Bus2alps easily made my study abroad experience the adventure of a lifetime!" - Drew M.

 

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Croatia - Meet Us There

Meet us in the marble city of Split and enjoy optional trips like river rafting or boating along the coast! Head across the Adriatic to untouched Croatia! Raft down the emerald green Cetina River, wander through the marble ruins of Diocletian’s Palace, and sailing the Dalmatian Coast to discover the beautiful beaches at the Blue Lagoon. Included: 3 Nights at Top-Rated Accommodation in Split Central location, within walking distance to the beach and Old Town Split Breakfast each morning Welcome dinner Thursday evening  Bus2alps Trip Leaders Exclusive Bus2alps discounts on activities (River Rafting, Island Cruise & more) Private Walking Tour of the historic, marble city center  * This tour meets on Thursday night in Split after 16:00 and ends on Sunday. Transportation to Split is not included. If you need any flight options you can check here.

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Florence 2 Budapest, Vienna & Salzburg

Three cities, two countries, one weekend. These three cities are a winter wonderland, perfect to explore at the beginning of your semester abroad. Get off the beaten path and check out the Eastern European hotspot of Budapest, where you can relax (and warm up) in the renowned outdoor thermal baths, heated by naturally warm spring waters. When the sun sets, dine while cruising past the glowing monuments on the banks of the Danube River, then check out the local ruin bar scene. Next, head west to Vienna to indulge in the mother of all chocolate cakes, Sachertorte. Marvel at the palaces of the Habsburg Empire and feast on Wiener Schnitzel, an Austrian delicacy. In Salzburg, sing along with the Von Trapps on the Sound of Music tour while winding your way through the rolling green Alps, or adventure off on your own to admire the view from the Hohensalzburg Fortress. This trip typically departs Santa Maria Novella station at 19:00 Thursday night and arrives first thing Friday morning between 07:30 and 08:00.   Included: Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, and a DVD player) Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast each morning Budapest walking tour Vienna walking tour Exclusive discounts on the Danube Dinner cruise, Sound of Music tour & other activities Bus2alps trip leader Optional Activities: Budapest- • Danube River Dinner Cruise • Szechenyi Thermal Baths Vienna- • Shade Tours Salzburg- • Sound of Music Tour  

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Florence 2 Croatia

Head to the marble city of Split and enjoy optional trips like river rafting or boating along the coast! Depart by coach bus from Florence Thursday evening (typically at 21:00*) and drive overnight to untouched Croatia! Upon arrival in Split Friday morning (arrival times vary due to traffic and border control at the Croatian border, but typically range between 09:00 - 11:00), the weekend is yours to choose from a variety of optional activities such as rafting down the emerald green Cetina River, wandering through the marble ruins of Diocletian’s Palace, or sailing the Dalmatian Coast to discover the beautiful beaches at the Blue Lagoon.  On the way home on Sunday, make a pit stop to swim in the magnificent waterfalls of Krka National Park. Included: Round trip coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) 2 Nights at Top-Rated Accommodation in Split Central location, within walking distance to the beach and Old Town Split Breakfast each morning Bus2alps Trip Leaders Transport and entrance to Krka National Park & Waterfalls Exclusive Bus2alps discounts on activities (River Rafting, Island Cruise & more) Private Walking Tour of the historic, marble city center *Please note that, although rare, departure times are subject to change

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Florence 2 Hostel Oktoberfest

The largest beer festival in the world, Oktoberfest is a must for your fall semester abroad. Travel with Bus2alps to make sure you don't miss a thing. We'll take you to find the lederhosen or dirndl and head to the festival search of liter steins of beer, tables to sing and dance on, mouthwatering traditional Bavarian food and carnival rides spinning into the night!   What’s Included Round Trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) Accommodation at top rated hostels Breakfast every morning Bus2alps Trip Leader For accurate departure times, travel times, prices of activities, and suggestions on how much extra money you will need, please contact [email protected]   What’s Not Included, Optional Costs Lunches and Dinners Beerhall reservations Museum and site fees Munich Bike Tour Neuschwanstein Castle Day Trip Local buses, trams, and subway tickets What to Bring Closed-toed shoes Camera Jacket (cold at night) Passport Identification for entrance into beer halls (i.e. driver’s license) Extra money Currency: Euro

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Florence 2 Interlaken & Lake Como

Welcome to where relaxing beauty and high-octane adrenaline live in perfect harmony! Interlaken is a traditional Swiss village located in the heart of the rugged Alps, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Scenic mountain walks and calming Alpine Spas collide with adventure activities like white water rafting, canyoning, and bungy jumping. Spend the last day exploring Lake Como, renowned for its gorgeous landscape, waterfront villas, and celebrity residents like George Clooney and Gianni Versace. Whether you are looking for inspiring beauty or an action-packed weekend, you will find yourself in Interlaken.   Included: Round trip coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast Exclusive 5% discount off most adventure activities Round trip transportation to Lake Como Bus2alps trip leader

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Florence 2 Interlaken Winter

Head to our hometown of Interlaken. This cozy mountain village of Interlakenis home to some of the most epic skiing and snowboarding in the world. Cruise winding mountain runs while taking in views of the expansive Swiss Alps before stopping for a delicious lunch of Swiss Rösti and a hot drink at the lodge. After a day on the slopes, unwind with Switzerland’s famously delicious chocolate. If you're skipping skiing altogether, indulge in a relaxing day at the spa or explore the picturesque town surrounded by crystal blue lakes. Following your fondue dinner, experience the Swiss Alps after sunset with a moonlit nightsled ride that will leave you breathless!   Included: Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast Exclusive 5% off most adventure activities Exclusive Bus2alps discounts around town Bus2alps trip leader Please note: Based on past years' weather, we can not guarantee availability of snow-based activities. However, those participating in trips during these weekends will still be able to participate in other adventure activities not involving snow.

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Florence 2 Prague & Česky Krumlov

Step into the pages of a fairy tale in the enchanting city of Prague! Wander past pastel buildings in Old Town Square, along the winding river, and up to the hilltop castle. Stroll through bustling Wenceslas Square, leave your name on the colorfully graffitied John Lennon Wall, and dance the night away in Prague’s legendary nightlife.  This trip typically departs Santa Maria Novella station at 21:00 Thursday night and arrives first thing Friday morning between 9:00 and 10:00. *Please note that, although rare, departure times are subject to change. Included: Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD player) Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast each morning Private, locally guided walking tour of Prague Metro pass to access the city center  Transport to Česky Krumlov, a quaint town and UNESCO Heritage Site just outside Prague Bus2alps trip leader Bus2alps exclusive discounts Optional Activities:  Kutna Hora Day Trip * Prague Castle Tour ** Prague Beer Tour ** Boat Cruise along the Vltava River Clock Tower Bar Crawl Saturday Night  Traditional Czech Group meal (includes a three course meal and a beer)

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Florence 2 The Amalfi Coast- Silver Route

Head south to Italy’s #1 beach destination on the trip that won Bus2alps the TourRadar award for #1 Tour in Europe consecutively. Cruise along the coast via private boat with a swim stop and included light lunch before bronzing on the black sand beaches of Positano. Break out your best dance moves in bustling downtown Sorrento then the next day boat around the island of Capri, sip limoncello and show off your new handmade sandals from Anacapri. Finally, explore the ruins of Pompeii while admiring Mt. Vesuvius. Only Bus2alps includes a private boat cruise to Positano, ferry to Capri, private boat tour of the island, transport up to Anacapri and transport to Pompeii!   This is the trip that won Bus2alps the award for #1 Tour in Europe from TourRadar!  Included: Round trip coach transport (with A/C & DVD player)  Stay with your friends at top-rated accommodations Breakfast Private boat cruise with included light lunch to and from Positano with a swim stop along the way (weather dependent) Ferry to the island of Capri with a private island boat cruise (with an optional stop at the Blue Grotto - weather dependent) Private transport to Anacapri Private transport to Pompeii Exclusive Bus2alps discounts everywhere A Bus2alps trip leader

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Interlaken Winter - Meet Us There

Welcome to where relaxing beauty and high-octane adrenaline live in perfect harmony! Interlaken is a traditional Swiss village located in the heart of the rugged Alps, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Scenic mountain walks and calming Alpine Spas collide with adventure activities like Skydiving, Snowboarding, and Paragliding. Whether you are looking for inspiring beauty or an action-packed weekend, you will find yourself in Interlaken. Included: Round trip transport from Geneva Airport  Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast Exclusive 5% off most adventure activities Exclusive Bus2alps discounts around town Bus2alps trip leader Please note: Based on past years' weather, we can not guarantee availability of snow-based activities. However, those participating in trips during these weekends will still be able to participate in other adventure activities not involving snow. On Thursday, we depart from the Geneva Airport at 11:30pm, please check in with your guide 30 minutes prior to departure. On Sunday, we’ll arrive at Geneva airport at approx. 4:30PM. Please note that times are subject to change due to factors out of our control (like traffic and road conditions). Therefore, we suggest booking a return flight after 6:00PM. Please email [email protected] if you have questions. 

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Naples 2 The Amalfi Coast- Blue Route

Arrange your flight to the Naples airport and we'll take care of the rest! Head south to Italy’s #1 beach destination on the trip that won Bus2alps the TourRadar award for #1 Tour in Europe consecutively. Kick off your weekend with a private boat tour of the Island of Capri before making your way up through the different levels of the Island to Anacapri where you will sip limoncello, model your handmade sandals. That night, break out your best dance moves in bustling downtown Sorrento. The next day cruise along the coast via private boat with a swim stop and included light lunch before bronzing on the black sand beaches of Positano.  Finally, explore the ruins of Pompeii while admiring Mt. Vesuvius. Only Bus2alps includes a private boat cruise to Positano, ferry to Capri, private boat tour of the island, transport up to Anacapri and transport to Pompeii! Important Flight Information: Please book flights to arrive to the Naples airport before 10:30pm on Thursday night, and depart after 5PM the following Sunday.    This is the trip that won Bus2alps the award for #1 Tour in Europe from TourRadar!  Included: Round trip coach transport to/from Naples Airport (with A/C & DVD player) Stay with your friends at top-rated accommodations Breakfast Private boat cruise with included light lunch to and from Positano with a swim stop along the way (weather dependent) Ferry to the island of Capri with a private island boat cruise (with an optional stop at the Blue Grotto - weather dependent) Private transport to Anacapri Private transport to Pompeii Exclusive Bus2alps discounts everywhere A Bus2alps trip leader

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Oktoberfest HOSTEL

The largest beer festival in the world, Oktoberfest is a must for your fall semester abroad. Travel with Bus2alps to make sure you don't miss a thing. We'll take you to find the lederhosen or dirndl and head to the festival search of steins of beer, tables to sing and dance on, mouthwatering traditional Bavarian food and carnival rides spinning into the night!   What’s Included Accommodation at top rated centrally located hostels Breakfast every morning Bus2alps Trip Leader Leaders to escort you to the festival (free to enter!) For accurate departure times, travel times, prices of activities, and suggestions on how much extra money you will need, please contact [email protected] *Note: There will be a Bus2alps information table set up in the lobby of our accommodation throughout the weekend with a trip leader present to answer any questions and assist you. What’s Not Included, Optional Costs Lunches and Dinners Beerhall reservations Museum and site fees Munich Bike Tour Neuschwanstein Castle Day Trip Local busses, trams, and subway tickets What to Bring Closed-toed shoes Camera Jacket (cold at night) Passport Identification for entrance into beer halls (i.e. driver’s license) Extra money Currency: Euro

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Prague - Meet Us There

Come meet Bus2alps in Prague and step into the pages of a fairy tale in this enchanting city! Wander past pastel buildings in Old Town Square, along the winding river, and up to the hilltop castle. Stroll through bustling Wenceslas Square, leave your name on the colorfully graffitied John Lennon Wall, and dance the night away in Prague’s legendary nightlife. Included: Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast each morning Private, locally guided walking tour of Prague Metro pass to access the city center  Bus2alps trip leader Bus2alps exclusive discounts Optional Activities:  Kutna Hora Day Trip * Prague Castle Tour ** Prague Beer Tour ** Boat Cruise along the Vltava River Clock Tower Bar Crawl Saturday Night  Traditional Czech Group meal (includes a three course meal and a beer) Please note: The trip meets in Prague at the hostel anytime after 16:00 Thursday afternoon. Transportation to this destination is not included. Please plan your arrival accordingly.

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Prague 2 Croatia

Head to the marble city of Split and enjoy optional trips like river rafting or boating along the coast! Depart by coach bus from Prague Thursday evening (typically at 21:00*) and drive overnight to untouched Croatia! Upon arrival in Split Friday morning (arrival times vary due to traffic and border control at the Croatian border, but typically range between 10:00 - 11:00), the weekend is yours to choose from a variety of optional activities such as rafting down the emerald green Cetina River, wandering through the marble ruins of Diocletian’s Palace, or sailing the Dalmatian Coast to discover the beautiful beaches at the Blue Lagoon. On the way home on Sunday, make a pit stop to swim in the magnificent waterfalls of Krka National Park. Included: Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) 3 Nights at Top-Rated Acommodation in Split Central location, within walking distance to the beach and Old Town Split Breakfast each morning Bus2alps Trip Leaders Transport and entrance to Krka National Park & Waterfalls Exclusive Bus2alps discounts on activities (River Rafting, Island Cruise & more) Private Walking Tour of the historic, marble city center *Please note that, although rare, departure times are subject to change

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Prague 2 Interlaken Winter

Welcome to where relaxing beauty and high-octane adrenaline live in perfect harmony! Interlaken is a traditional Swiss village located in the heart of the rugged Alps, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Scenic mountain walks and calming Alpine Spas collide with adventure activities like Skydiving, Snowboarding, and Paragliding. Whether you are looking for inspiring beauty or an action-packed weekend, you will find yourself in Interlaken. Included: Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast Exclusive 5% off most adventure activities Exclusive Bus2alps discounts around town Bus2alps trip leader Please note: Based on past years' weather, we can not guarantee availability of snow-based activities. However, those participating in trips during these weekends will still be able to participate in other adventure activities not involving snow.

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Rome 2 Croatia

Head to the marble city of Split and enjoy optional trips like river rafting or boating along the coast! Depart by coach bus from Rome Thursday evening (typically at 17:00) and drive overnight to untouched Croatia! Upon arrival in Split Friday morning (arrival times vary due to traffic and border control at the Croatian border, but typically range between 09:00 - 11:00), the weekend is yours to choose from a variety of optional activities such as rafting down the emerald green Cetina River, wandering through the marble ruins of Diocletian’s Palace, or sailing the Dalmatian Coast to discover the beautiful beaches at the Blue Lagoon.  On the way home on Sunday, make a pit stop to swim in the magnificent waterfalls of Krka National Park. Included: Round trip coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) 2 Nights at Top-Rated Acommodation in Split Central location, within walking distance to the beach and Old Town Split Breakfast each morning Bus2alps Trip Leaders Transport and entrance to Krka National Park & Waterfalls Exclusive Bus2alps discounts on activities (River Rafting, Island Cruise & more) Private Walking Tour of the historic, marble city center

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Rome 2 Hostel Oktoberfest

For accurate departure times, travel times, prices of activities, and suggestions on how much extra money you will need, please contact [email protected] Note: There will be a Bus2alps information table set up in the lobby of our accommodation throughout the weekend with a trip leader present to answer any questions and assist you. What’s Included Round Trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) Accommodation at top rated hostels Breakfast every morning Bus2alps Trip Leader What’s Not Included, Optional Costs Lunches and Dinners Beerhall reservations Museum and site fees Munich Bike Tour Neuschwanstein Castle Day Trip Local buses, trams, and subway tickets What to bring Closed-toed shoes Camera Jacket (cold at night) Passport Identification for entrance into beer halls (i.e. driver’s license) Extra money Currency: Euro

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Rome 2 Interlaken & Lake Como

Welcome to where relaxing beauty and high-octane adrenaline live in perfect harmony! Interlaken is a traditional Swiss village located in the heart of the rugged Alps, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Scenic mountain walks and calming Alpine Spas collide with adventure activities like sky diving, paragliding and hang gliding. Spend Sunday exploring Lake Como, renowned for its gorgeous landscape, waterfront villas, and celebrity residents like George Clooney and Gianni Versace. Whether you are looking for inspiring beauty or an action-packed weekend, you will find yourself in Interlaken. Included: Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast Exclusive 5% discount off of most adventure activities Round trip transportation to Lake Como Bus2alps trip leader

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Rome 2 Interlaken Winter

Welcome to where relaxing beauty and high-octane adrenaline live in perfect harmony! Interlaken is a traditional Swiss village located in the heart of the rugged Alps, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Scenic mountain walks and calming Alpine Spas collide with adventure activities like Skydiving, Snowboarding, and Paragliding. Whether you are looking for inspiring beauty or an action-packed weekend, you will find yourself in Interlaken. Included: Round trip coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom) Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast Exclusive 5% off most adventure activities Exclusive Bus2alps discounts around town Bus2alps trip leader Please note: Based on past years' weather, we can not guarantee availability of snow-based activities. However, those participating in trips during these weekends will still be able to participate in other adventure activities not involving snow.

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Rome 2 The Amalfi Coast- Blue Route

Head south to Italy’s #1 beach destination on the trip that won Bus2alps the TourRadar award for #1 Tour in Europe consecutively. Kick off your weekend with a private boat tour of the Island of Capri before making your way up through the different levels of the Island to Anacapri where you will sip limoncello, model your handmade sandals. That night, break out your best dance moves in bustling downtown Sorrento. The next day cruise along the coast via private boat with a swim stop and included light lunch before bronzing on the black sand beaches of Positano.  Finally, explore the ruins of Pompeii while admiring Mt. Vesuvius. Only Bus2alps includes a private boat cruise to Positano, ferry to Capri, private boat tour of the island, transport up to Anacapri and transport to Pompeii! Awarded #1 Tour in Europe from TourRadar!  Included: Round trip luxury coach transport to/from Rome Termini Train Station (with A/C & DVD player) Stay with your friends at top-rated accommodations Breakfast Private boat cruise with included light lunch to and from Positano with a swim stop along the way (weather dependent) Ferry to the island of Capri with a private island boat cruise (with an optional stop at the Blue Grotto - weather dependent) Private transport to Anacapri Private transport to Pompeii Exclusive Bus2alps discounts everywhere A Bus2alps trip leader

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The Amalfi Coast- Blue Route

Blue Route Order: Island of Capri, Positano, Pompeii.   Head south to Italy’s #1 beach destination! Boat around the island of Capri, sip limoncello, and show off your new handmade sandals before breaking out your best dance moves in bustling downtown Sorrento. Bronze in Positano on the black sand beach and cruise along the coast. Finally, explore the ruins of Pompeii while admiring Mt. Vesuvius. Only Bus2alps includes your ferry to Capri, boat tour of the island, transportation to Positano and Pompeii. With us you can be sure that this will be your most brag-worthy weekend in Europe! This is the trip that won Bus2alps the award for #1 Tour in Europe from TourRadar!  Included: Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C & DVD player) from a Roman airport Stay with your friends at top rated hostels Breakfast Ferry to the island of Capri with a private guided boat tour of the island (with an optional stop at the Blue Grotto) Private boat transfer to Positano Private transport to Pompeii Exclusive Bus2alps discounts everywhere A Bus2alps trip leader Please note: Depending on which package you book, the trip will either meet at the Rome Fiumicino airport at 22:30 (10:30 PM) or at the Rome Ciampino Airport at 23:30 (11:30 PM) on Thursday evening. Please make sure your flight arrives prior to this time. Please plan your return flight to depart from either Rome FCO or Rome CIA airport after 19:00 (7:00 PM) on Sunday. 

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