Europe is filled with culture, history, and natural beauty that a bus charter tour allows you to experience comfortably. You can hit multiple attractions in one day or even experience multi-day tours involving multiple cities or countries. Traveling with friends, family, or co-workers is easy when you plan ahead and book a professional bus tour with a reliable and well-established bus charter company.
With the endless reasons to visit Europe, we’ve helped you narrow down your itinerary with these 7 best scenic bus tours. Whether you have a small or large group, one of the options below is sure to create a memorable trip!
Country-Road Tour of France
Paris is a romantic and cultural-filled city filled with great sights to explore. But the charms of France go beyond Paris, especially when you explore along the country roads. Hop on a charter bus to venture towards the coast, passing the region of Champaign and Burgundy capital of Dijon. Savor the local champagne and wine with traditional French cuisine.
The scenic tour continues as you reach Chamonix with the surrounding high Alps. If you have a few more days to spare, you can also visit Annecy, the beautiful lakeside town, and continue along the French Riviera to reach the resort town of Nice. All the while having spectacular views along your route.
Dutch Countryside Tour from Amsterdam
There are plenty of attractions in Amsterdam you can explore with a bus charter. But besides the charm and character of the city, chartering a bus also lets you discover the picture-perfect landscape of the Dutch countryside beyond the capital.
A one-day trip can take you to the fishing villages of Marken and Volendam, the village of Zaanse Schans, and the town of Edam with fairy-tale-like houses. Zaanse Schans is a village with 17th and 18th-century buildings and a chance to see the famous Netherland windmills. Other sights and activities you can enjoy include:
- Tulip fields
- Clog making demonstration at a wooden shoe factory
- Cheese factory and cheese tasting
- Boat tour along the canals
Berlin to Munich Multi-Day Tour
There are plenty of multi-day tours you can take in Germany, even when you visit outside the Oktoberfest season. A trip from Berlin to Munich gives you a glimpse of two of the most interesting German cities and everything in between. Along the way, take some stops at the Zoo Leipzig, Imperial Castle of Nuremberg, and more. South of Munich also gives you gorgeous views of the Bavarian Alps.
Sightseeing in Berlin and Munich also comes with many perks. Here are just a few attractions you can add to your itinerary:
- The Berlin Wall
- Museum Island
- West Berlin´s Bahnhof Zoo
- Nymphenburg Palace and Park
- Cuvilliés Theatre
- Viktualienmarkt (Farmer’s Market)
- Neuschwanstein Castle
Birmingham, Stonehenge, and London Multi-Day Tour
Great Britain has various cities to explore. For example, Birmingham’s attractions make it a lively center for art, culture, music, and entertainment. Drive south to Bristol towards Stonehenge to witness one of the most famous prehistoric monuments. Expect views of rolling hills and ancient woodlands along the way.
If you have a few days more, wrap up your trip with a couple of days in London. In and around London you can visit:
- St. George’s Chapel
- Windsor Castle
- London Eye
- Changing of the Guards
- Tower of London
Rome Sightseeing Tour and Day Trips
Rome is one of the most popular places to visit in Italy for very good reasons. It’s a wonderful mix of art, history, archeology, culture, and amazing food. While there are plenty of ancient ruins, the city is quite modern with a vibrant culture and various Roman hidden gems. The attractions to visit are endless, including:
- Central Trevi Fountain
- Sistine Chapel
- Vatican Museums
- Palatine Hill
- Roman Forum
- The Colosseum
- Renaissance gardens
Add a couple of extra days to your bus tour by getting out of Rome for day trips to Naples and then Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii. The Bay of Naples’ dramatic views and the historical significance of the ancient city of Pompeii are worth the detour.
Multi-Day Tour of Italy
One day in Italy is never enough to visit the various cities that offer a unique experience of the country’s culture and cuisine. In 3 or 4 days, you can tour the Italian Lake District, Tuscany region, and Venice. The Italian landscape includes romantic hillsides, lakes, and coastal scenery.
There are numerous ways to stretch your legs and enjoy a stroll taking in the beautiful views or sit comfortably at a restaurant or cafe. While in the Tuscany region, a traditional Tuscan dinner is a must! Other things to look forward to during this tour include:
- Lake Como and the surrounding picturesque villages
- Leaning Tower of Pisa
- Boboli Gardens in Florence
- Truffle and wine tasting
- Gondola ride on the Venice canal
- Renowned art museums and local crafts
- Venetian masks, traditional glass, and lace making
Multi-Country Tour of Europe
One of the best ways to enjoy a scenic bus tour of Europe is to go on a multi-day trip that gives you a taste of the multiple flavors the continent has to offer. In 6 to 7 days you could visit the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and France.
The ride is filled with lush landscapes from Amsterdam’s canals to the Gothic Cologne Cathedral in Germany. Heading further to the Rhineland takes you past terraced vineyards, storybook villages, and medieval castles. And you’ve only covered 2 countries so far! More sights and attractions you can see include:
- Rhine Falls’ cascading waters
- Scenic Lake Lucerne
- Majestic Swiss alps
- Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and Champs-Élysées
There are plenty of sights to see in Europe, from canals and tulip fields to mountain scenery and coastal cliffs. When you are traveling in a group, relying on an established bus-charter business like Irro Charter can make your city tour, business trip, excursion, or group tour in Europe even more memorable. They offer high-quality long-distance coaches, midi-buses, or minibusses depending on your group’s needs. It’s their 50th anniversary of showing how there are no limits to your travel wishes. So, what are you waiting for? Book your trip for one or more of these scenic tours with a bus charter.