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Go West Hop-on Hop-off Backpacking Europe Pass

go west pass
Trip Type: Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour
Tour Cost: $825US (Students $780)
Departs from: Rome
Ends: Paris
Duration: 21 days to 4+weeks

Tags: $500-1000 Tours, 14+ Days, All Europe Tours, Busabout, Germany/Benelux Tours, Hop On/Off Tour, Spain/France/Italy Tours, Western Europe Tours


From Rome, centre of the ancient world, through the home of the Renaissance, Spain's buzzing cities to Paris one of the world's most incredible hubs for art, culture and beauty.

From Rome, centre of the ancient world, through the home of the Renaissance, Spain's buzzing cities to Paris one of the world's most incredible hubs for art, culture and beauty.

Begin in Rome and explore the Eternal City before Florence home of the Renaissance. Get your cheesy photo of the Leaning Tower of Pisa before arriving in La Spezia, gateway to the Cinque Terre, for some serious chill out time. Squeeze in some hot beaches in the French Riviera before crossing the border into Spain for the madness of Barcelona! Next stop Valencia, before heading to the heart of the country in Madrid. Move on up to the party town of San Sebastian then finish your trip with a wine tour of Bordeaux, a castle tour of the Loire Valley near Tours and finally Paris, one of the truly great cities of the world.

Destinations include:

  • Rome
  • Siena
  • Florence
  • La Spezia
  • Nice
  • Avignon
  • Barcelona
  • Valencia
  • Madrid
  • Pamplona
  • San Sebastian
  • Bordeaux
  • Tours
  • Paris
Any of our passes are valid for the entire 2013 operating season (May to October) - departures from each city are every other day.
  • Take your time and travel at your own pace.
  • Take a 2 week trip in May, one in July and another in September - there are no time limits
  • Hop on at the hostel door - hop off at the hostel door
  • Every two days you will see our buses rolling though

Our style is to let you do the discovering. If you want to know about Monet - ask the Guide, better still visit the 3rd floor of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris (our Guide will point you in the right direction). You’ll get personal treatment from our crew so you can tailor-make your adventure.

A wealth of insider information is just a question away. They’ll have the latest deals on excellent walking, cycling and sight-seeing tours. If you’re travelling on your own they’ll recommend a bar or cafe in the evening so you can hook up with your fellow travellers, leaving your days to do what you want to do.

Our guides are all seasoned independent travellers, they know what you want and need to know. It’s not just all the cultural and historical places, they have local insider knowledge on great little family run restaurants, cool bars and trendy nightclubs, music and theatre - they know it all.

As you travel on the coaches our team of Guides are there to help you plan your trip and book your travel, all on their handheld computers. Before you get to each exciting destination they will give you the run down on what you really need to know. When you jump off the coach, you are then ready to discover and explore on your own.

Rest assured, your safety and comfort is our main concern with Busabout. Our approachable, fun loving, like minded Drivers are there to take the stress out of your travels. So while you're fast asleep in your chair or watching a DVD, they will be happy as Larry burning down the high way to your next destination.

Our Busabout Drivers have not only passed the hardest licence to obtain on the road in the UK but they have also undertaken 4 weeks of intense on road training to make them the best in the business.

Get 5% off your GO West Pass right now or 10% with the purchase of the Bakpak Europe GO Kit for $14.95. Complete our inquiry form to get discount instructions


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Tour Highlights

  • Start in Rome, ends in Paris
  • Explore whatever destinations you want, however slowly (or quickly) you want!
  • Travel at your own pace.
  • Perfect for backpackers and budget independent travellers.

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