Urban Adventures is about a new style of travel experience for those who want to get off the beaten path and really connect with a destination. The experience can be as short as a couple of hours, or as long as a whole day, but in every case our Urban Adventures tours take travellers to interesting places to meet locals, and to really see what makes a place tick.
We are a division of Intrepid Travel, a leading experiential tour company to over 70,000 travellers annually.
The offers below are aimed at independent Romanian travelers only. (If you are not Romanian please contact your local Urban Adventures office). Enjoy:
There are plenty of things to do in Athens, we all know that. But do you know what the locals do? Discover the Greek city of wonders with a local guide to gain some fresh perspective on an otherwise well-beaten path. Not merely catered for history buffs, these Athens tours also discover the very best in food and culture in this, one of the most ancient cities on Earth.
The Mediterranean’s fifth-largest island, and Greece’s largest, Crete is a remarkable mosaic of stunning gorges, rugged mountains, and beautiful beaches. With Europe to the north, Asia to the east, and Africa to the south, Crete has always been at the crossroads of civilizations, having been visited, conquered, and fought for, all while retaining its unique character and traditions. Crete’s famously healthy Cretan diet, picturesque towns and villages, and abundance of fortresses and monuments makes it an ideal place to travel for any traveler.
As a city that’s as timeless as it is modern, and as vibrant and energetic as it is quietly charming, Madrid is a city you absolutely must see if you’re travelling to Spain. From food to flamenco, discover all the different sides to the incredible Spanish capital on a unique, local tour with Urban Adventures.
Seville, a city oozing southern Spanish charm, has been inspiring travellers for centuries. The old town is a mix of Moorish and Christian heritages, with vibrant street life, brilliant sunshine, ever-going fiestas, and cheerful inhabitants — making this city one of the most rewarding stops in Southern Spain. It’s also the perfect place to explore the all those delicious Spanish treats like wine, sherry, artisanal cheeses, ham, and olive oil.
A melting pot of traditional Catalan culture and international trends, city life and beach bum bliss, Gaudi gothic architecture and modern buildings with a twist, Barcelona is nothing if not one of the most dynamic, varied, and vibrant cities in Europe. Join an Urban Adventures Barcelona tour to connect with the people who truly know where Barcelona’s heart and soul lies – the locals.
Picture it: amazing hidden patios along narrow streets, panoramic views out to the sea, gothic cathedrals and sailing traditions. Sound like paradise? Sounds like Palma de Mallorca! Get a taste of Roman, Arab, and Catalan influences in this Mediterranean destination, where you’ll be forgiven for wanting to stay forever.
As one of the world’s most famous destinations, Venice is just made to be explored. Consisting of 118 islands and 150 canals, there’s certainly plenty of ground (and water!) to cover. Our Venice tours are designed to show you the very best things to do in Venice, from tapas and wine, to the beautiful landmarks in all their glory. Venture through Venice with a local to discover this unique Italian gem.
From tasting the distinctive flavors of Tuscany on a wine adventure, to discovering the local secrets behind the city’s cuisine on a Florence food tour, these Florence tours get you in touch with this mesmerizing Italian city in the best way possible – with a local. Get ready to loosen those belt loops…
While we love the palaces, piazzas, and ruins, there’s so much more to Rome than just the remains of the Empire and the Vatican. Jump on one of our Rome tours to lock down some time with a local, someone who can really show you the secret pockets of one of the most visited cities on Earth.
It’s funny that Lisbon is one of the most laid back cities in Europe, because it’s got an awful lot to shout about. Perched over hills and with a rich cultural heritage, it’s both beautiful and fascinating. Tour Lisbon with a local to wander the cobbled streets and learn all about local life in this Portuguese gem. Plus, any visit to Lisbon is not complete without discovering the traditional Portuguese song – Fado.
Unlock the hidden secrets of Prague (and there are many, trust us!) on a Prague tour that takes you through offbeat neighborhoods or to the best beer halls in the city. Our team of dedicated, passionate Prague locals are dying to tell you all about how awesome their home is, and with packed itineraries you’re sure to find a tour to suit your tastes and interests. Prague awaits… let’s go!
Until a few decades ago Berlin was a divided city, literally. Travel to Berlin and wander the streets with a local Urban Adventures guide to learn about Berlin’s turbulent yet fascinating past and present. Whether you’re looking for a historical Berlin tour or just keen to get your hands on some tasty Berlin food (did somebody say currywurst?), we’ve got your back!
Get schooled on all things to do in Budapest, by Urban Adventures. Our fresh, local perspective on this increasingly popular Eastern European city will have you throwing out the guidebook and getting your teeth into Budapest’s incredible food and flavors, tastes and traditions (and sometimes quite literally!). Tour Budapest with the people who really know what it’s like to live here – the locals.
From the back streets to the bakeries, there is something to delight the senses around every corner in Paris. Jump on a Paris tour with Urban Adventures to discover the most visited city in the world from a different angle. Once you see the city from a local eye, you’ll leave Paris with lifelong memories (and, more importantly, memories that are different from the other 27 million people who visit Paris each year!).
Walking through Krakow is like strolling through your very own open air museum. Around every corner you’ll find something of interest, whether it be a beautiful building or a cool food truck selling traditional Polish fare. Get to know the local way of life in this gorgeous city on a Krakow tour filled with history, culture, food, and even a bit of local lingo if you’re looking to learn it!
Bikes and beers – two of our favorite things about Amsterdam. You can find one (or both!) of these on an Urban Adventures Amsterdam tour, but we have plenty more to offer too. Discover Amsterdam’s super cool architecture, savor some delicious classic Amsterdam food, and explore the very best things to do in Amsterdam with a local guide.
Tucked away between the mighty Scandinavia and much visited countries of Eastern Europe is little Lithuania. It may be small by nature, but Lithuania is packed full of beauty and fascinating local culture – we dare you not to like it! Take a stroll around Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius, with a local guide, to discover its old meets new, ancient meets modern, traditional meets quirky vibe, and you’ll be hooked on the Baltic before you know it.
Oh, Rio. How we adore thee. If you haven’t caught the Rio de Janeiro bug yet, you need to tour Rio with Urban Adventures to discover what it is that draws travellers into this Brazilian gem time and time again. Plus, when you explore this city with a local, you’ll see it from a fresh perspective away from the tourist traps – huge bonus!
With nearly 8.5 million residents, NYC is anything but personal. Find the local connection on an Urban Adventures NYC tour, to eat, drink, and be merry around the city that never sleeps. So many people travel to New York and whizz round the city catching the big sights – with our tours you get to see life as it is for the true locals of this incredible metropolis.