Depart Hungary and travel through the Austrian countryside to Vienna. Upon arrival, enjoy a panoramic tour that begins with a drive along the Ringstrasse, Vienna’s main boulevard, to view Hofburg Palace, the Opera House, Belvedere Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and more. Plus, with an additional day at leisure, perhaps visit some of the stunning palaces, historical monuments and fascinating museums or participate in the optional tour to Bratislava, capital of Slovakia.
Make your way through Southern Bohemia to the Czech capital, Prague – “The City of a Thousand Spires”. On a sightseeing tour, enjoy magnificent views of the city and Charles Bridge, as well as a visit to the Royal Castle District at Hradcany and St. Vitus Cathedral. You’ll also view St. George’s Basilica, the oldest church in the Castle complex and best preserved Romanesque basilica in Prague.
En route to Berlin stop in the Baroque art city of Dresden and enjoy a walking tour of the Zwinger Palace, Semper Opera and the newly rebuilt Frauenkirche. Continue on to your last stop in Berlin where you can join an optional tour to explore Berlin’s hidden past to learn about the defeat of the Nazis, the liberation and the fall of the Berlin Wall. On your final night enjoy a farewell dinner with your newfound friends..THIS DEAL EXPIRES at 5PM 02 MAY 2018
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- Flights Sydney-Budapest, Berlin-Sydney
- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- 8 nights First Class accommodations
- 2 nights Budapest
- 2 nights Vienna
- 2 nights Prague
- 2 nights Berlin
- Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
- Hotel porterage
- All transfers
- 11 meals: 8 breakfasts, 3 dinners
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
- Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
- Services of local guides per itinerary
- Entrance fees per itinerary
- Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
- View Heroes’ Square, the largest and most impressive square in Budapest
- Stop at Fisherman’s Bastion, for enthralling panoramic views of Budapest
- Visit Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial family in Vienna
- View St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, a Gothic masterpiece, where coronations of Czech kings & queens took place
- Visit the Berlin Wall, a defining symbol of the Cold War
Note: Gratuities for tour manager and coach driver are included.
Is This Trip Right for You?
This moderately active trip covers a fair amount of ground each day. Expect from three to four hours walking every touring day. The pace is moderate, however you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes.
DAY 1, Saturday – Depart for Hungary
Depart for Hungary
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DAY 2, Sunday – Arrive in Budapest
Arrive in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary that straddles the Danube River, with the Buda Hills to the west and Pest to the east and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and Dinner along with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager and fellow travellers
DAY 3, Monday – Budapest City Tour
Take a morning city tour of Budapest. Begin in Pest and continue to view the Parliament, Heroes’ Square, and Market Hall before crossing the Danube to the Buda Hills. There, see the Royal Palace, visit Matthias Church and continue to the Fisherman’s Bastion for enthralling panoramic views of the city. Afternoon is at leisure, or join the optional tour to the Parliament* with its stunning interior and the impressive St. Stephen’s Basilica, the largest church in Budapest. End the tour with a walk through the historic Great Market Hall with its over 100 market stalls and endless choices of regional products. This evening, perhaps join the optional Danube dinner cruise and take in the spectacular skyline from the comfort of a private boat
*Be advised that you might not be able to book this optional tour locally, due to certain restrictions regarding the Parliament.
Optional: Parliament, St. Stephen’s & Great Market Hall (PM)
Optional: Danube Dinner Cruise (PM)
DAY 4, Tuesday – Vienna City Tour
Depart Hungary and travel through the Austrian countryside to Vienna, former center of the Hapsburg Empire. Upon arrival in Vienna, enjoy a panoramic tour of the city that begins with a drive along the Ringstrasse, Vienna’s main boulevard, to view Hofburg Palace, the Opera House, the monument of Empress Maria Theresia, Votive Church, City Hall, Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Afterwards, continue to magnificent Schonbrunn Palace for a highlight tour. Tonight, don’t miss the optional evening of Viennese culture in the “City of Music” featuring the classical masterpieces of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss, two of Vienna’s most famous citizens
Optional: Mozart and Strauss Concert (PM)
DAY 5, Wednesday – Full Day in Vienna
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Vienna independently. As European cultural capital, Vienna abounds with stunning palaces, historical monuments, fascinating museums, and some of the world’s best concert performances, ranging from classical masterpieces to lively jazz fusion. Perhaps, participate in the optional morning tour to Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, one of Europe’s newest capitals with time to explore the historic center of this charming city before returning to Vienna. Tonight, feel the spirit of imperial Vienna on the optional evening in a cozy wine tavern in the Vienna woods including a hearty meal, local wines and music
Optional: Half Day Bratislava (AM)
Optional: Austrian Wine Tavern Dinner (PM)
DAY 6, Thursday – Arrive in Prague
This morning, depart Austria for the Czech Republic. Enjoy the sights of Central Europe during your journey. Make your way through Southern Bohemia and on to the Czech capital city, Prague “The City of a Thousand Spires”
DAY 7, Friday – Prague City Tour
A morning sightseeing tour of Prague includes a visit to the Royal Castle District at Hradcany, former residence of the Bohemian kings. Enjoy magnificent views of the city and Charles Bridge below as well as a visit to St. Vitus Cathedral. Following your visit, view St. George’s Basilica, the oldest church in the Castle complex and best preserved Romanesque basilica in Prague. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in this gorgeous city known for its stunning Gothic and Renaissance architecture
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 8, Saturday – Dresden en Route to Berlin
Today cross Saxony to the Baroque art city of Dresden, also known as “the Florence on the Elbe River.” Enjoy a walking city tour to view sights including the ornate Zwinger Palace, the world-famous Semper Opera and the newly rebuilt Frauenkirche with its magnificent baroque dome. Continue to Berlin, proud capital of reunited Germany. Spend the remainder of the day at lesiure
DAY 9, Sunday – Berlin City Tour
This morning’s guided tour of Berlin includes the city’s major sights, the Reichstag building, Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie, remaining symbols of the former Berlin Wall. View Unter den Linden Street and Kurfurstendamm as well as the State Opera House and Cathedral before an afternoon at leisure. Or, join the optional Berlin’s Hidden Past tour and delve beneath the surface to see what remains of the city of the latter part of the 20th century – the defeat of the Nazis, the liberation, destruction and division of Germany’s capital by the hated “Berlin Wall” that brought to focus the East/West division of Europe by the Cold War. This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner together in Berlin
Optional: Berlin’s Hidden Past (PM)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 10, Monday – Depart Germany
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
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|12 Nov 2018||09:45PM||British Airways||15||London Heathrow,||Sydney,||14 Nov 2018||06:50AM|