Number of days: 8
Country/City: Hungary/Budapest, Austria/Vienna, Czech Republic/Prague, Slovak Republic/Bratislava
This wonderful budget round-trip tour, we do recommend for those, who want to visit Euprope during Christmas Holidays and Christmas Festivals ! We offer you 7 nights in 3/4 star hotels, English speaking escort (other languages are upon request), private bus and grand city tours in major cities.
1st day : Arrival in Budapest. Check in hotel. Visit Christmas Markets at Vörösmarty Square, at Liszt Ferenc tér (Pest, near Oktogon) or at Nyugati tér, (Grand Boulevard, M2 line, trams No.4, 6) and Advent atmosphere will meet you. Do not forget on favourite traditional Hungarian food and cakes: Christmas cookies, kürtös kalács, lángos. Opening times: from 19 November until 29 December 2010 and 10.00 - 20.00 daily (Closed: 24 December from 14:00, 25-26 December). Overnight in Budapest.
2nd day: Budapest Grand City Tour. Optional: Half day tour in Szentendre.After having a breakfast, we invite you for 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' sqare. Passing by the Opera and St Stephen's basilica. Optional: Half day tour in Szentendre.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. This tour includes the entrance tickets .
3rd day: Budapest - Prague by bus. Stop for lunch in Bratislava. After breakfast, we go to Prague.On the way to Prague, we will stop in Bratislava,the capital of Slovakia, for a lunch and short sightseeing.
4th day: Tour Historical Prague. In the everning - New Eve Party with dinner. After breakfast , we invite you to historical center of Prague. You will see Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George Monastery and Golden Lane. A pleasant stroll through romantic Nerudova Lane will lead you to Lesser Town with its famous and marvelous palaces and medieval Charles Bridge ( Karluv Most). Then, all together, we come in Old Town Square surrounded by Old Town Hall with its famous Astronomical Clock, Tyn and St. Nicholas Churches. From Old Town Square, we continue our tour to Wenceslas Square with St. Wenceslas statue. We finish our tour on National Museum, in the heart of Prague. Prague Christmas Market will be held from Saturday 27 November 2010 until 2 January 2011 on the Old Town Square (Staromestske Namesti) and from Saturday 27 November 2010 until 9 January 2011 on the Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namesti). You will have a chance to do some shopping and to have your lunch in one of charming traditional or international restaurants. Overnight in Prague.
5th day: Prague – Vienna by private bus. Check in .Vienna City Tour. On the way to Vienna,we will show you the beautiful countryside of South BohemiaAfter you check in and have a lunch, we invite you for Vienna Grand City Tour.We 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 Parlament, the Burgtheater, the City Hall and the University. Our guide will show you the most interesting and famous places of Vienna.
6th day: Half day optional tour in Schonbrunn Palace. Half day optional tour to Vienna Woods. Together with its ancillary buildings and extensive park ,it 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. The tour includes entrance tickets and 3 hours guided tour. 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. This tour includes the entrance tickets .
7th day: Vienna – Budapest by bus. Check in. After having a breakfast, we go to Budapest. Arrival and check in hotel.
8th day: Departure
- 7 nights accommodation in 3*/4* Hotel in Prague, Vienna, Budapest
- BB, DBL accommodation
- English/Spanish speaking escort/another language is upon request
- English/Spanish speaking guide/another language is upon request
- Private bus transfers
- Entrance fees
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Travel health insurance
Price: per person / in room / for package