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Imperial Europe

10 Days 5 Countries 9 Cities

Explore the history and culture of Munich, Prague, Vienna, Budapest and Salzburg on this Regional Explorer trip.

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    • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 17 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Munich. The 23 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Prague and toast New Year's Eve in Munich. And the 27 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Budapest. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.
    • Why not extend your stay in Munich and explore this exciting city on your own? Ask your Trafalgar Specialist for accommodation and private transfer prices.
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    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, 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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      • Christmas & New Year's Eve Highlights: The 17 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Munich. The 23 December 2017 departure will celebrate Christmas in Prague and toast New Year's Eve in Munich. And the 27 December 2017 departure will toast New Year's Eve in Budapest. Each of these specially arranged festive meal celebrations will replace one of the included meals featured in the itinerary.
      • Why not extend your stay in Munich and explore this exciting city on your own? Ask your Trafalgar Specialist for accommodation and private transfer prices.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • 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. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, 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. 

      About this trip

      Magical cities of bridges, cathedrals, cobbled lanes, and castles - central Europe's capitals put on a stately show in which the leads are played by Bohemian Prague, the eclectic Slovakian capital of Bratislava, and the beautiful Danube river featuring the regal cities of Vienna and Budapest where you'll break bread with a local family and hear of their heart-warming WWII rescue.


      Trip type: Regional Explorer i

      Trip code: WEOX

      9 Nights

      accommodation

      14 Meals
      • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg

        • Orientation of Munich and Regensburg

        • View the Marienplatz in Munich, St. Vitus' Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, the Imperial Boulevards of Vienna and Melk Abbey

        • Visit Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest and the Baroque town centre of Győr


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 5 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Munich, Germany

      Day 1

      Arrive Munich

      Prague, Czech Republic

      Day 2

      Munich – Regensburg – Prague (2 Nights)

      Old Town Square, Prague, Czech Republic

      Day 3

      Prague Sightseeing

      Budapest, Hungary

      Day 4

      Prague – Bratislava – Budapest (2 Nights)

      Budapest Parliament, Hungary

      Day 5

      Budapest Sightseeing

      Vienna, Austria

      Day 6

      Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights)

      St Stephens, Austria, Vienna

      Day 7

      Vienna Sightseeing

      Salzburg, Austria

      Day 8

      Vienna – Salzburg Sightseeing

      Munich, Germany

      Day 9

      Salzburg – Munich

      Munich, Germany

      Day 10

      Depart Munich

      Day 1

      Arrive Munich Day 1 - Arrive Munich

      Welcome to Munich, capital of Bavaria. View the Marienplatz with its fascinating Glockenspiel clock during your orientation tour. This evening enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers and Travel Director.

      Hotel

      Sheraton Arabellapark

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Sheraton Arabellapark

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Munich – Regensburg – Prague (2 Nights) Day 2 - Munich – Regensburg – Prague (2 Nights)

      This morning visit Regensburg, an unspoilt medieval gem on your way to the Czech Republic. Cross the border to exciting Prague, your home for the next two nights. This evening join your fellow companions for a Regional Meal at a local restaurant.

      Hotel

      Angelo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Hotel

      Angelo

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Prague Sightseeing Day 3 - Prague Sightseeing

      Prague has prospered since the fall of Communism and its new-found status and affluence is evident during your guided sightseeing tour of the city with your Local Specialist. View the impressive St. Vitus' Cathedral in the grounds of the 1,000 year-old Prague Castle. Cross the river on your walking tour to the Old Town Square to see the Astronomical Clock. Spend the afternoon as you wish. Explore the city on your own, or consider a relaxing lunch cruise on the River Vltava.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Prague – Bratislava – Budapest (2 Nights) Day 4 - Prague – Bratislava – Budapest (2 Nights)

      Visit the Slovak capital Bratislava with its eclectic Gothic, Baroque and Art Deco architecture. Entering Hungary you arrive in Budapest. This evening why not enjoy a scenic river cruise along the Danube?

      Hotel

      Danubius Astoria

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Danubius Astoria

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Budapest Sightseeing Day 5 - Budapest Sightseeing

      Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Budapest featuring views of the famous Chain Bridge, the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district and a visit to the Fisherman's Bastion. From there enjoy superb views across the Parliament and Danube below. Later why not enjoy a visit and lunch in a quaint village outside Budapest before a special Be My Guest dinner of Hungarian specialties.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights) Day 6 - Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights)

      Before departing Budapest why not consider a guided tour of the magnificent Parliament building? Then cross the Transdanubia region to Győr. Stroll through this quaint city which stands at the confluence of three rivers and features charming Baroque architecture. Later arrive in imperial Vienna where you stay for the next two nights.

      Hotel

      Hilton Danube Waterfront

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Hilton Danube Waterfront

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Vienna Sightseeing Day 7 - Vienna Sightseeing

      Admire the Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence of the Habsburg Dynasty during your enthralling sightseeing tour of Vienna with your Local Specialist. See the grand State Opera House and the Ringstrasse, a beautiful sweeping boulevard built in the 19th century to replace the city walls. View St. Stephen's Cathedral, its ornate roof bearing the imperial emblem of the Habsburgs. The afternoon is yours to explore the city's many attractions. Later you might like to attend dinner with a classical concert.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Vienna – Salzburg Sightseeing Day 8 - Vienna – Salzburg Sightseeing

      This morning travel to Salzburg, a city with close ties to the film 'The Sound of Music'. Meet your Local Specialist for a walking tour of this musical city. Dine tonight at your hotel.

      Hotel

      Arcotel Castellani

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Arcotel Castellani

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Salzburg – Munich Day 9 - Salzburg – Munich

      After exploring the surrounds of Salzburg, cross back into Germany and return to beautiful Munich. This evening join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner to celebrate the end of your holiday.

      Hotel

      Sheraton Arabellapark

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Hotel

      Sheraton Arabellapark

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Depart Munich Day 10 - Depart Munich

      Say 'Auf Wiedersehen' to Germany, your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your exhilarating European experience. Transfers to Munich airport are available, conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 10

      Available Departures

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      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Be My Guest
        Join the Schieszl family for hearty Hungarian fare and the story of their winery, which doubled as a hiding place during WWII for a Jewish friend who was fleeing Nazi persecution

      • Hidden Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.


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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg

        • Orientation of Munich and Regensburg

        • View the Marienplatz in Munich, St. Vitus' Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, the Imperial Boulevards of Vienna and Melk Abbey

        • Visit Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest and the Baroque town centre of Győr


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 5 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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      Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


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      Travelling with your tastebuds, treating them to new flavours, spices and textures along the way. From the very first breakfast to the last nightcap, travelling through Europe indulges your palate, with every meal an opportunity to discover regional fare. Savour each new flavour, try the local tipple and take home fresh culinary inspiration. Let us share our love for food and hospitality with you.


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      Once you've packed your suitcase, we take care of the rest, removing all your concerns so that you can be secure in the knowledge that an award-winning global company with an impeccable reputation has taken care of every little detail. We arrange everything you'll need along your journey - meals, accommodation and travel logistics, because we are with you all the way. Travel the world with peace of mind, knowing you’re in the hands of Trafalgar.


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 137 Reviews

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      • Trip:

        Service:

        Everything was good but can improve on certain cities hotel room, we don't mind paying a bit more to get a better stay. Coach driver with good driving skill, happy with his service. Tour guide need to be more proactive in providing details for those who doesn't join for optional experience such

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        Service rating : I often recommend Trafalgar Tours to friends. I was pleased with most aspects of the tour; one accommodation was not up to the usual standard.Product : The options provided very good experiences; especially enjoyed the concert in Vienna.

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : The side trips were very well thought out and we enjoyed them very much. They were unique and a nice surprise.The local guides were all knowledgeable and some were very humorous, esp Andrew in Prague.We would recommend Trafalgar tours.Product : Yes, nice restaurants(or are they

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : I love our tout director, Mr. Wolfgang Speil. He is very patient, friendly, helpful and has a sense of humor. Never gets mad during the trip. He was still smiling even a lady was one hour late. I got yelled badly by the tour director last year as I was 5 minutes late. The coach

      • Trip:

        Service:

        The included city tours could have been informative. Also, highly recommend two transfers to the airport at the end of the tour.

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