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Prague Vienna and Budapest 2014

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Parliament, ViennaAstronomical Clock, PragueOld Town SquareFishermen's BastionHeroes Square
Parliament, Vienna
Astronomical Clock, Prague
Old Town Square
Fishermen's Bastion
Heroes Square
  • Duration: 10 Days
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  • Brochure: At Leisure 2014
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    Europe & Britain 2014
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  • Style: At Leisure
  • Description: This relaxing look at three historic riverside cities gives you time to get an authentic inside view of their culture and traditions – an alternative to more obvious European capitals. It's Insider moments like… settling in to each new city with the help of one of our local friends. They weave their personal stories and favourite sights into the famous icons you see, like Prague Castle, Budapest's Fisherman's Bastion and Vienna's Hofburg Palace. There are quirky stories to enjoy while admiring the old masters at Vienna's Museum of Fine Arts – we go before the general public is allowed in. It's also about insider tastes, like being treated to traditional Hungarian Cuisine.
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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1

    ARRIVE PRAGUE (3 NIGHTS)

    Welcome to the Golden city of Prague, renowned for its gleaming spires. Relax or take a leisurely stroll through this magnificent metropolis. In the evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception and evening drive with your travelling companions and Travel Director.


    Meal(s): (Welcome Reception)

    Hotel: President

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  • Day 2

    PRAGUE SIGHTSEEING AND AT LEISURE

    Explore Prague's rich cultural and economic history during your Small Group Sightseeing guided walk with a Local Expert. Visit the monumental St. Vitus' Cathedral in the precincts of Prague Castle. Admire the Astronomical Clock in the Old Town Square. See the atmospheric Charles Bridge, lined with Baroque statues. Discover the city at your own pace this afternoon.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 3

    PRAGUE AT LEISURE

    Plan your day and see the sights of your choice. You might like to spend time relaxing with a spa treatment or exploring the shops for Bohemian crystal. In the evening, you may want to consider dinner followed by the opera or a theatre show.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 4

    PRAGUE – VIENNA (3 NIGHTS)

    Travelling south from Prague you see Brno, site of Napoleon's headquarters for the Battle of Austerlitz, his greatest victory. Crossing into Austria you arrive in the imperial city of Vienna. Tonight, you might consider a visit to a Viennese Concert.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

    Hotel: Am Konzerthaus

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  • Day 5

    VIENNA SIGHTSEEING AND AT LEISURE

    This morning enjoy an exclusive Unique Insight with a guided visit to the Habsburgs royal collection of art and wonders before the doors are open to the general public. The spectacular Kunstkammer will be revealed in this private insider visit. Later view the Hofburg Palace, the official residence of the President of Austria and former home of the Hapsburg Dynasty, on your included sightseeing tour with a Local Expert. See other sights such as the Parliament Buildings, the magnificent Opera House and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Spend the afternoon exploring this beautiful city.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 6

    VIENNA AT LEISURE

    Organise your day to reflect your interests. Consider visiting the beautiful Schönbrunn Palace. Or splash out on the Kärntnerstrasse, Vienna's most famous shopping street. Don't forget to treat yourself to coffee and Sachertorte in a typical Viennese coffee house!


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 7

    VIENNA – BRATISLAVA - ESZTERGOM – BUDAPEST (3 NIGHTS)

    Drive along the Danube Bend, a narrow twisting valley in the pretty Carpathian Basin. Pass the Presidential Palace and the quaint Old Town in Bratislava, capital of the Slovak Republic. View the cathedral, Castle Hill and St. Tamas Hill in Esztergom before you follow the river to Budapest. Tonight why not experience a scenic cruise with views of the city.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

    Hotel: Hilton City

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  • Day 8

    BUDAPEST SIGHTSEEING AND AT LEISURE

    Your Local Expert takes you on a fascinating walking tour of old Buda. Visit the Fisherman's Bastion. View the Matthias Church. See the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe. Drive to Pest to visit Heroes' Square, featuring the Millennium Memorial. Enjoy free time shopping for Hungarian embroidery and fine porcelain. Tonight, enjoy a Be My Guest dinner of authentic cuisine at a local family-run restaurant and winery on the outskirts of the city.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Be My Guest Dining)

  • Day 9

    BUDAPEST AT LEISURE

    Arrange your free day to suit yourself. Laze in one of the city's Thermal Pools or take a leisurely lunch in the town square. This evening, celebrate the end of your trip with your fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)

  • Day 10

    DEPART BUDAPEST

    Say goodbye to your companions and Travel Director after an unforgettable trip. Transfers are provided to Budapest airport. Conditions apply.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

What's Included

Insider Experiences

  • Be My Guest Receive a warm welcome from a local family who have lived on the outskirts of Budapest for many generations. Involved in the production of wine, the family will share some of their history and you will be served delicious food and enjoy fantastic hospitality.
  • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure experience, unique to your itinerary, courtesy of your expert Travel Director.
  • Local Expert in Prague, Vienna and Budapest.
  • Small Group Sightseeing In Prague, enjoy an expert guided walking tour with a group size of no more than 25 guests.
  • Unique Insight Enjoy a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum to view the Royal Collection before the general public has access.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tours of Prague, Vienna and Budapest.
  • Visit St. Vitus' Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, the old Hungarian capital of Esztorgom, the UNESCO listed Castle District, Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest and the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna for a private visit.
  • View the Presidential Palace, Old Town of Bratislava, the Hofburg Palace and Imperial Boulevards of Vienna.

Dining

  • 9 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 3 dinners (including Welcome Reception, Be My Guest and Farewell Dinner).

Travel Highlights

  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom.
  • First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your trip to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • A travel wallet with your documentation.
  • Complimentary keepsake photo.

Airport Transfers

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Notes
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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