Popular European Backpacker Routes

The presence of a good means of transportation in most if not all of the European countries have made travelling and hence backpacking very easy especially within Central Europe. The great transport network of this continent has made it very possible for backpackers to have routes by land that can cover up to 10 or more major cities within Europe in a single trip. With many major cities within Europe holding great historic values and many tourist sites and other attractions.

We have selected some popular backpacking routes passing through important tourist destinations to make your trip enjoyable and enable you to visit many important sites with just a single trip. These routes include;

London to Amsterdam

London to Amsterdam Route: This route will take you from London to Paris, Rome, Florence, Venice, Munich, Rhine Valley and Amsterdam. Passing through these major European cities will enable you to enjoy some of the tourist attractions they offer such as; the Eiffel Tower, the Vatican City in Rome, The Venice Grand Canal. This route equally takes you across Seine River, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and Boboli Gardens among other interesting tourist destinations.

Most interesting to know is the fact that, you can travel across this route by using railway transport without any need for a flight.

Rome to London

Rome to London: Another popular backpacking route in Europe full of beautiful attractions is the route from Rome to London passing across Viareggio, Venice, Vienna, Budapest, Krakow, Prague, Berlin, Amsterdam and Bruges. This route holds attractions such as Leaning Tower of Pisa, Cinque Terre, Basilica di San March, Budapest Thermal Baths, Berlin Wall, Van Gogh Museum, among many others. This route is served by many modes of transports including train and public bus making the journey more flexible.

London to Istanbul

London to Istanbul: This route will take you from London, Veliko Tarnovo, Lausanne, Zermatt, Chur, Salzburg, Paris, Vienna, Budapest, Munich, Sighisoara, Brasov, Bucharest, Sofia and Plovdiv to Istanbul. Passing through this route will offer you the privilege to enjoy some of Europe’s charming tourist sites such as the Eiffel Tower, Luxembourg Gardens, Swiss Alps, Buda Castle, The Black Church, the Grand Bazaar and many other sites.

You can travel this route with just a train.

Amsterdam to Paris

Amsterdam to Paris: This route takes you from Amsterdam passing through Berlin, Prague, Krakow, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Munich and Zurich to Paris. Backpackers can use a train to go this route, enjoying beautiful sites at each stop.

Going across this European Backpacking route will require you to spend some time in most of the cities along the route.