The elegance of Old World Europe is highlighted on this itinerary. Train travel through Bohemia, Austria and Hungary takes you to fascinating cities of Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Experience history-rich sites, beautiful countryside and monuments on this leisurely-paced vacation.
Arrive in Prague, where a private car transfer is provided to the hotel.
Join your local guide on a stroll to the Old Town and Prague Castle, a complex of medieval royal dwellings and chapels. St. Vitus Cathedral, a Romanesque delight from the 14th century, is here, as is the Golden Lane with its 400-year-old shops. Then explore Josefov (the Old Jewish Quarter) with the oldest synagogue in Europe and to see the famous cemetery.
On to Vienna
The morning is free in Prague, where ancient lanes and byways beckon, marked by wrought iron signs. Midday private car transfer is provided to the station for the train across the quaint Bohemian countryside. Enter Austria and arrive Vienna. Overnight in Radisson SAS Palais in Vienna.
Tour Vienna's Imperial Hofburg Palace to see the Hapsburg Crown Jewels. Walk to St. Stephen's Cathedral and drive around the Ringstrasse. Visit Schonbrunn Palace to see a few of its 1411 rooms! Both Maria Theresa and Marie Antoinette lived here, and Mozart began his career in its halls. Overnight in Radisson SAS Palais in Vienna.
Now to Budapest
The morning is at leisure in Vienna for time to stroll the pedestiran Karntnerstrasse in the heart of the city. Then take another fine European train, east through Hungary to Budapest, the "Queen of the Danube." Your hotel is renowned, a few steps from the Danube River and in the center of the shopping district. Overnight in Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest.
A day is devoted to exploring Budapest, which sprawls majestically along both sides of the Danube. See Gellert Hill, Fisherman's Bastion, the Royal Palace, and Coronation Church and visit the Parliament, located along the river in a setting you'll never forget. Another day is free to enjoy as you wish and Budapest is made for strolling. You could head for the inner city's pedestrian shopping area or see the collection of Old Masters at the Museum of Fine Art. Overnight in Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport is included, to catch your flight home.
From $3659 per person in double occupancy
Departure: Daily, year-round
Duration: 7 Nights, 8 Days
Type of services: Guided services throughout with local English-speaking guides.
Travel documents: Please visit our “Visa Info” page to inquire if you need a travel visa for this tour. It is the responsibility of the traveler to obtain proper travel documents for this tour..
Inclusions: All ground transportation at the destination; lodging, meals and tours per itinerary; hotel taxes; English-speaking assistance.
Not included: International and/or domestic airfares; airport departure taxes; tips of any kind; incidentals at hotels; any meals not included in the itinerary; alcoholic beverages; souvenirs.
It is the travelers responsibility to have all proper travel documents which can include passports and foreign visas. Learn more here: Passport & Visa Information
Travel Insurance is highly recommended to protect your travel investment and for any emergencies that could occur while traveling. Learn more here: Travel Insurance
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on double occupancy, unless otherwise indicated.
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