Number of days: 8
Country/City: Czech Republic/Prague, Austria/Vienna, Hungary/Budapest, Slovakia/Bratislava
This wonderful budget round-trip tour, we do recommend for those, who want to see highlights of Prague,Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava. We offer you 7 nights in 3*/4* hotels, English speaking escort, private bus and grand city tours in major cities.
1st day: Arrival to Prague. Check-in hotel. Transfer from the airport/railway station is upon request. Overnight in Prague.
2nd day: Prague - City Tour. After breakfast, pick up at the hotel and departure for Prague City tour. Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with its more than thousand years old history and architecture. You will see the New Town with Wenceslas Square, National Museum, view of Prague Castle, Lesser Town, Kampa Island and walking across Charles Bridge, the courtyards of Prague Castle, the St. Vitus Cathedral. As optional you can visit the Jewish Town. The sightseeing tour ends at the Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock on the Old Town Hall and Týn Church or at the Wenceslas Square. The afternoon is by your own, you will have a chance to do some shopping and serve your lunch or dinner in one of charming traditional or international restaurants. Overnight in Prague.
3rd day: Prague – Vienna by private bus. Check in.Departure from Prague to Vienna (approx. 305 km, 4 hours). On the way to Vienna, we will show you the beautiful countryside of South Bohemia. Short stop nearby the city of Znojmo for lunch. Arrival to Vienna. Accommodation at the hotel. Departure from the hotel for Vienna City Tour. We will drive you around Vienna’s Ringstrasse, a leafy boulevard around the heart of the city and the location of many impressive buildings, for example the State Opera House, the Hofburg (Imperial Palace), the Museums of Fine Arts and Natural History, the Parliament, the Burgtheater, the City Hall and the University. Our guide will show you the most interesting and famous places of Vienna.Overnight in Vienna.
4th day: Optional: Half day optional tour in Vienna Woods - Castle Liechtenstein - Seegrotte - Mayerling - Abbey of Heiligenkreuz - Baden. Excursion which shows you the most beautiful sights of the southern part of the Vienna Woods. Passing the Roman City of Baden which is famous for its thermal springs, we drive through the romantic valley Helenental to the former Mayerling hunting lodge, (visit of memorial chapel), where Crown Prince Rudolph together with Baronesse Vetsera died tragically in 1889. In the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz (1133) you visit the medieval cloister which houses the remains of the last Babenberger. We then pass the Höldrichsmühle and arrive at the Seegrotte. After a boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe you leave the Vienna Woods and return to Vienna throught Castle Liechtenshtein (stop for photo). Optionally: Mozart & Strauss concert with dinner. Overnight in Vienna.
5th day: The Schonbrunn Palace and Park. Vienna – Budapest by bus. Check in. Budapest Grand City Tour.The Schonbrunn Palace and park is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria. Scheduled as a listed monument, the whole ensemble, including the palace, the park with its numerous architectural features, fountains and statues and not least the zoo – the oldest of its kind in the world – was placed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List in 1996. Entrance fee to Schonbrunn Palace: 9,50 €. Departure from Vienna to Budapest (approx. 280 km, 3,5 hours) in the afternoon. Upon arrival to the City of Budapest and check-in: Budapest Grand City Tour. You will see the impressive neo-gotic house of Parliament. You cross the Danube on the Margaret-bridge (Margaret island) and drive to the Royal castle on the Buda side, where you visit the Fishermens' bastion and the Matthias church. After the Citadel you cross Elisabet-bridge and drive the City-park towards Heroes' square. Passing by the Opera and St Stephen's basilica.
Optionally: Danube Boat trip. During the candle-lit boat trip the Operettaship Company founded by excellent singing, instrumental and dancing artists of the Hungarian State Opera House takes care of your entertainment. They sing and play the pearls of popular operettas, operas, Italian and Spanish songs, musicals in original languages as well as brilliant classical, step, belly and Hungarian folk dances in spectacular costumes. Overnight in Budapest.
6th day: Optional: Half day tour in Szentendre. Museum of Hungarian Jewelry.There is a small, but very famous baroque city at the gate of the Danube Bend, at the meeting place of the river Danube and the Pilis Hills, in a beautiful natural setting. With a 25-minute drive from Budapest, we reach this picturesque Artist's Village called Szentendre. We enjoy the special atmosphere of this village. We also stop at the Confectionery Museum.
(Entrance fees: Marzipan Museum – 3 €, Margit Kovacs Ceramic Museum – 3 €). We will visit the exhibition of Hungarian Jewelry, which offers an insight into the history of Hungary's 1000yearlong culture of jewelry.
Optionally. Evening program: we invite you on Hungarian Folk show with Hungarian-style dinner and folk gypsy program to the Hungarian restaurant. Overnight in Budapest.
7th day: Back to Prague. Stop for lunch in Bratislava.
After you have breakfast, we departure from Budapest to Prague via Bratislava. Our road will pass through the city of Gyor. The City of Gyor is a place of merge of three rivers - Danube, Raba and Rabka. On the way to Prague, we will stop in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, for a lunch (optional). Bratislava is medieval city with thousand-year history and unusual atmosphere, architecture in a Baroque style, between 1563 and 1830 years the city was a place of crowning of the Hungarian kings. Bratislava – free walking time or lunch break. Evening arrival to Prague (approx. at 18:00). Optional evening program: State Opera or National Theatre visit (entrances tickets are from 14euro up to 50 euro); Boat Vltava River trip with music and dinner. Overnight in Prague.
8th day: Departure day. Breakfast only. Transfer to the airport/station is upon request.
GIFTS & SOUVENIRS ideas from the place you have visited.
- 7 nights accommodation in 3*- 4* hotel in Prague, Vienna, Budapest
- BB,SNGL/DBL/TWIN/TRPL accommodation
- English speaking escort / another language is upon request English speaking guide/ another language is upon request
- Private bus transfers
- Entrance fees
- Arrival and departure transfers from/to Prague airport
- Flight and Train tickets
- Travel health insurance
Price: per person / in room / for package