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Melk AbbeyCharles Bridge in Prague, Czech RepublicMunich, GermanyFisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Hungary
Melk Abbey
Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic
Munich, Germany
Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Hungary
  • Duration: 11 Days
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  • Brochure: Costsaver 2014
  • Style: Regional
  • Description: Enjoy the regal air of Munich, Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg on this majestic trip of Europe for less. Find 1000 year old castles, medieval cities and fantastic gilded statues. Listen closely for the sound of music in Vienna or why not relax on a serene cruise on the inspiring Danube River.


On every itinerary, we offer a range of optional excursions that allow you to further enhance your experience should you so choose. These are purchased when you are on your trip, via your Trafalgar Travel Director. Depending on the region visited these can be paid with cash or credit card.

A reduction of 25% of the cost of the Optional Excursions is offered to all children under the age of 16 years at the time of travel. Please Note: This discount to does not apply to North America optionals, as they are already discounted.


    • + Prague By Night An evening introduction to this fairy tale city by private mini-bus or tram and on foot, with a local guide. A comfortable ride brings us from our hotel to a point close to the Magical Charles Bridge. After a crossing on foot (weather permitting), a short ride brings us the Old Town Square and later to one of the quaint restaurants in the old town where we will enjoy a drink and a small snack while a musician entertains. Finally a panoramic view over the city before returning with our coach to the hotel. (N.B.:This tour may be operated in reverse, starting with the viewpoint.)

    • + Prague By Night - Walking Tour An evening introduction to this fairytale city on a walking tour with a local guide. We meander through the old city to the Magical Charles Bridge. Then we enjoy drinks and music in one of the quaint restaurants in the old town.

    • + Vltava Cruise Lunch Or Dinner Take a relaxing cruise on the beautiful River Vltava and learn more about the legends, myths, culture and hidden secrets of this enchanting city, while enjoying a lunch or dinner of local specialties.


    • + Danube Cruise With Dinner Enjoy a scenic cruise on our private boat on the romantic Danube - savour a tasty dinner selection of Hungarian specialities with drinks included. Be amazed at Budapest's spectacular illuminations and understand why the city is also known as "The Paris of the East".

    • + Hungarian And Gypsy Folklore Show And Dinner Tonight why not enjoying a Hungarian dinner with drinks in a local restaurant to the sound of folklore music as the local musicians serenade you at your table.

    • + Szentendre And Light Lunch First we head to visitthe excavated Roman city of Aquincum bringing to life history from the2nd and 3rd century. Then we follow our guide to the lovely medieval town of Szentendre, with its ancient walls and narrow, cobbled streets. Perhaps strike a bargain in the shops that sell beautiful Hungarian embroidery and ceramics. The excursion will be completed with a visit to the quaint, charming restaurant, where Hungarian goulash soup, cake and drinks will be served.

    • + Visit To The Hungarian Parliament And Gundel Take a guided tour of this magnificent Gothic Revival building, the most ornate state parliament in Europe, followed by time to relax with a visit to the world famous Gundel restaurant for pancakes and drinks. (When the Parliament is closed, we will visit the exquisitely decorated, 'Renaissance' Opera House.)


    • + Dinner With Traditional Musical Entertainment In A Local Restaurant Enjoy dinner in an atmospheric Viennese restaurant. Drinks and traditional musical entertainment included.

    • + Dinner And Viennese Concert We will enjoy a delicious meal of Viennese specialities with drinks, followed by a wonderful concert of Viennese classical music including some of the most famous works of Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performed by some of the most highly acclaimed soloists and dancers in Austria. We provide you with 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne during the interval.

    • + Viennese Concert A wonderful concert of Viennese classical music including some of the most famous works of Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performed by some of the most highly acclaimed soloists and dancers in Austria. We provide you with 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne during the interval.

    • + Schonbrunn Palace And Gardens We enjoy a guided visit to the Palace of Schonbrunn, with its magnificently preserved state rooms and exquisite gardens. You will have time for a walk through the park, perhaps as far as the Gloriette pavilion with its magnificent views. N.B.: This optional experience begins at an early hour, to ensure VIP access to the Palace.


    • + Berchtesgaden And Hohenringstrasse Excursion A scenic drive in the Bavarian Alps to Berchtesgaden within sight of Hitlers Bavarian Redoubt. Then via the Hohenringstrasse, we ascend 5,000 ft along one of the most beautiful mountain roads of Europe.

    • + Eagle s Nest Tour And Bavarian Alps Driving deep into the National Park past bucolic farmhouses and picturesque villages, we arrive at the ruins of Obersalzburg. From here we transfer to special motorcoaches adapted to the scenic mountain climb to Hilters notorious Eagles Nest. Through the arches we will have splendid views up to the Hohen Goll and across snow-capped peaks (N.B.: This optional experience is weather dependent, and may not be available on all departures.)

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  • * 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. 
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