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Imperial Europe (Winter 2013/2014)

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Melk Abbey, AustriaSalzburg, AustriaHofburg Palace in Vienna, AustriaCharles Bridge in Prague, Czech RepublicWinter snow in Prague, Czech RepublicMunich, GermanyFisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Hungary
Melk Abbey, Austria
Salzburg, Austria
Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria
Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic
Winter snow in Prague, Czech Republic
Munich, Germany
Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Hungary
  • Duration: 10 Days
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  • Brochure: Europe & Britain 2013-2014
  • Style: Central and Eastern Europe Regionals
  • Description: Be amazed by the architecture of the Olympic Stadium in Munich, Germany. Enjoy sightseeing in Prague, the lively capital of Czech Republic, and visit medieval Bratislava in Slovakia. Tour Budapest in Hungary, catch an opera show in Austria's capital, Vienna, and follow the Danube Valley past the impressive Melk monastery. An imperial experience to treasure forever!


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.


    • + BERCHTESGADEN AND HOHENRINGSTRASSE EXCURSION WINTER A scenic drive in the Bavarian Alps to Berchtesgaden within sight of Hitler's Bavarian Redoubt. Then via the Hohenringstrasse, we ascend 5000 ft along one of the most beautiful mountain roads of Europe.


    • + 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".

    • + SZENTENDRE AND LIGHT LUNCH Follow our guide to the lovely medieval town of Szentendre, with its ancient walls and narrow, cobbled streets to visit Margit Kovacs Ceramic Museum. Being a centre of art and handicrafts, it has a truly unique atmosphere. 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 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.

    • + DINNER WITH TRADITIONAL MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT IN A LOCAL RESTAURANT Enjoy dinner in an atmospheric Viennese restaurant. Drinks and traditional musical entertainment included.

    • + 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 Schönbrunn, with its magnificently preserved state rooms and exquisite grounds.


    • + 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. (This tour may be operated in reverse, starting with the viewpoint).

    • + 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.

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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. 
  • ^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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