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11 Day Crown of Central Europe - Tuesday Departure

From Prague to Budapest
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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Hungary , Germany , Austria , Czech Republic

Cities Visited

Salzburg, Vienna, Munich, Prague, Budapest


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Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart for the Czech Republic
Depart for the Czech Republic

DAY 2, Wednesday - Arrive in Prague
Arrive in the "Golden" city of Prague and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure in Prague, considered one of Europe's most attractive cities; its historic city center has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight at approximately 6 pm, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager about the wonderful journey that awaits you, followed by a Welcome Drink and Dinner with your fellow travelers. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 4 pm on Day 2 of the itinerary, or earlier if possible
Overnight: Prague
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Thursday - Tour of Prague
Begin the day with a walking tour of Prague to the picturesque Lesser Town (Malá Strana) also known as the Little Quarter, with its ancient burgher houses and quaint side streets. Enjoy breathtaking views as you cross the Charles Bridge, one of Europe's oldest stone bridges, to the Old Town, the medieval center of Prague. Explore the cobbled streets around Old Town Square and stroll into the Jewish Quarter, once the largest Jewish ghetto in Europe. View the white stucco St. Nicholas Church, the world-famous Astronomical Clock, and the Town Hall. The rest of the day is at leisure or join the optional afternoon tour to the hilltop Prague Castle complex, former residence of Bohemian kings and to the magnificent St. Vitus Cathedral, where Kings were crowned and battles were fought. Experience spectacular vistas of the entire city below. This evening, dinner together at a popular local restaurant
Optional: Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral (PM)
Overnight: Prague
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Friday - Morning in Regensburg, Travel to Munich
Morning drive from Prague to Regensburg in Germany. Time at leisure discovering the delights of the pretty town of Regensburg on the Danube, one of Germany's largest and best preserved medieval cities designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at beautiful churches and one of the oldest stone bridges crossing the River. Later, head for the Bavarian capital, Munich, where dinner awaits at a local restaurant
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Saturday - City Tour of Munich
The discovery of Munich begins with a drive past the Olympic Stadium situated in the heart of Olympia Park, the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics. On to breathtaking Nymphenburg Palace and Park, with its gorgeous baroque facade, once the summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria. Driving through the city, you'll see countless museums, galleries, palaces and historic monuments. Arrive at Marienplatz Square, a cultural center of the city, dominated by the gothic New Town Hall housing Munich's world-famous Glockenspiel, dating back to 1908. This colorful mechanical clock has life-size figures that dance to music with shows several times a day. Afterward, leisure time, or, participate in the optional tour to fairytale Linderhof Palace, built by "mad" King Ludwig II
Optional: Linderhof Palace Tour (AM)
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Sunday - Salzburg City Tour
Drive to magical Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart. A guided walking tour takes you to the house where Mozart was born, as well as to the squares and gardens of this beautiful city, crowned by the 11th century Hohensalzburg Fortress. The city, also known as home of the singing von Trapp family, was the setting for the Sound of Music film. Time to walk the lovely lanes filled with delightful shops and cafes. This afternoon, perhaps join the optional tour to Hitler’s notorious "Eagle's Nest."* Tonight, enjoy dinner together at the hotel*Austrian Alps & Sound of Music Tour is offered when Eagle’s Nest Tour is not available during April, May, and November
Optional: Eagle's Nest Tour (PM)
Optional: Austrian Alps & Sound of Music Tour (PM)
Overnight: Salzburg
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Monday - Lake Cruise, Vienna
Travel east to the impressive Salzkammergut area (Lake District), with a total of 76 lakes, known as one of the most stunning regions in the heart of Austria. Depart from the village of St. Wolfgang on a peaceful lake cruise, admiring the beautiful villages, breathtaking mountains and crystal clear waters. Afterwards, continue to glorious Vienna, Austria's capital city. Tonight, opportunity to experience a not to be missed optional Classical Viennese Concert performance of the masterpieces of Mozart and Strauss, two of Vienna's most famous citizens
Optional: Mozart and Strauss Concert (PM)
Overnight: Vienna
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Tuesday - Tour of Vienna
This sparkling city on the Danube has captivated travelers for years with its elegant shops, world-class museums, beautiful parks and gardens. Begin today's tour at the impressive Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Hapsburg emperors. Visit the opulent baroque apartments and stroll through the world-famous manicured gardens. Continue with a drive along the renowned Ringstrasse, Vienna's main boulevard. View the Empress Maria Theresia Monument, Votive Church, City Hall and Parliament. Next, walk through the Hofburg courtyards to the State Opera House. The rest of the day is at leisure or join the optional tour to the Austrian State Library & Belvedere Palace. Be sure to stop at a café to sample the famous Viennese Sacher Torte before returning to the hotel. Tonight, join the optional tour to a restaurant in the Austrian countryside
Optional: Austrian State Library & Belvedere Palace (PM)
Optional: Austrian Country Dinner (PM)
Overnight: Vienna
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Wednesday - Budapest City Tour
Cross the border into Hungary and continue to Budapest, its capital city. Get acquainted with this diverse city on the afternoon tour that begins on the Pest side. View the iconic Parliament building, Heroes' Square and Városliget, the adjoining city park, created to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the Magyar conquest of Hungary. Cross over the Elizabeth Bridge to the Buda hills; see the Royal Palace, 13th century Matthias Church and the graceful medieval architecture along the cobbled streets. From Fisherman's Bastion, see breathtaking panoramic views of the entire city. Explore the city's chic shops and cafes this afternoon on your own. Tonight, attend the optional Danube River Cruise that also includes dinner
Optional: Danube Dinner Cruise (PM)
Overnight: Budapest
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Thursday - Full Day in Budapest
An entire day to enjoy the delights of Budapest independently. Visit one of the unique museums, or pamper yourself at one of Europe's best old-world spas. Perhaps, take the optional half day tour of the richly decorated Parliament building, the Dohany Street Synagogue, and Market Hall.* Tonight, dinner is at a local restaurant
Optional: Parliament, Great Dohany Synagogue & Market Hall (AM)
Overnight: Budapest
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Friday - Depart Hungary
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Prague, Budapest-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 9 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights Prague
  • 2 nights Munich
  • 1 night Salzburg
  • 2 nights Vienna
  • 2 nights Budapest
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 14 meals: 9 breakfasts, 5 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
  • Special Features

  • Walking tour of Prague to the picturesque Lesser Town and the Old Town
  • Tour Bavarian Munich with its world-famous "dancing" Glockenspiel clock
  • Visit magical Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart and scene of the Sound of Music
  • Take a cruise on St.Wolfgang Lake and admire the beautiful scenery
  • Tour the Imperial Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


    Accommodation Details:
    Triples at Mercure Salzburg will be accommodated in two rooms.

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    Accommodations

    Majestic Plaza Hotel Prague
    This first class hotel is a five minute walk from Wenceslas Square.

    Sheraton Munich Westpark Hotel
    This first class hotel is a short ride away from the Theresienwiese.

    ARCOTEL Castellani Salzburg
    This first class hotel is located just outside the city center in a picturesque garden setting.

    ARCOTEL Castellani Salzburg
    This first class hotel is located just outside the city center in a picturesque garden setting.

    Hotel Europa
    This first class hotel is located a short walk away form Mirabell Palace.

    Hotel Savoyen Vienna
    This first class hotel is located in the Diplomatic Quarter next to the Belvedere Palace Park.

    Hotel Savoyen Vienna
    This first class hotel is located in the Diplomatic Quarter next to the Belvedere Palace Park.

    Hotel Savoyen Vienna
    This first class hotel is located in the Diplomatic Quarter next to the Belvedere Palace Park.

    Hotel Savoyen Vienna
    This first class hotel is located in the Diplomatic Quarter next to the Belvedere Palace Park.

    Hotel Savoyen Vienna
    This first class hotel is located in the Diplomatic Quarter next to the Belvedere Palace Park.

    Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier Wien
    This first class hotel is located within walking distance of the Stadtpark.

    Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier Wien
    This first class hotel is located within walking distance of the Stadtpark.

    Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier Wien
    This first class hotel is located within walking distance of the Stadtpark.

    Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier Wien
    This first class hotel is located within walking distance of the Stadtpark.

    Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier Wien
    This first class hotel is located within walking distance of the Stadtpark.

    Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier Wien
    This first class hotel is located within walking distance of the Stadtpark.

    Mercure Budapest Korona Hotel
    This first class hotel is located on Kálvin Square across from the Hungarian National Museum.

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    Customer Reviews

    Overall Rating
    4.7
    Accommodations
    4.3
    Itinerary
    5
    Professional Staff
    5
    Repeat with Operator
    5
    Value for Money
    4.3

    Ratings based off 6 reviews - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

    Loved our trip. One thing that we encountered, that we didn't have on our previous tour were, the number of optional tours. There was a lot more optional tours, and they were expensive. We had a family of four and it really added up. I know that the tours and cost are described ahead of time, when one is booking the vacation. But wow are they expensive. I would like to see more built in tours.


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