The aroma of dark roasted Viennese coffee hangs thick in the air as you tread the cobblestone laneways and bask in the elegant architecture, atmospheric cafes and refined restaurants in one of the most beautiful cities in eastern Europe.
Elsewhere in Vienna, you’ll visit the impressive showrooms of Schonbrunn Palace – the former summer residence of the Hasburg family – and the magnificent buildings that line the Ringstrasse including the State Opera House, Museum of Fine Arts and Natural History Museum. In Budapest, wander the UNESCO World Heritage Buda’s Castle District where you can reach out and touch the cold stone walls of Matthias Church that were erected more than 1000 years ago. And in Prague, roam the courtyards of the world’s oldest ancient castle, marvel at the soaring towers of St. Vitus Cathedral, and watch as the setting sun casts long shadows over the labyrinth of the Old Town’s ancient alleyways that are ripe for exploration.
This incredible trip takes you on a sophisticated cultural journey through three of eastern Europe’s most enchanting ancient cities. Your team of private guides will take you inside Vienna’s burgeoning contemporary arts scene, reveal rare views over Budapest and the Danube, and tell the colorful stories of Prague’s ancient past. All the while, you’ll rest your head in a premium collection of hotels that have been carefully selected for their central locations and elegant ambience.
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A transfer between the airport and the city or your hotel with private vehicle and driver is provided.
A welcome package with your vouchers, a city map, train tickets (if relevant) and any other touristic information that you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel of your trip.
Buda Castle Hotel (4*) is located in the heart of the castle district, one of Budapest's more elegant quarters on the Buda side of the city. The local area is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the historical streets, which were once the commercial and governmental centre of the city, provide a fascinating view of the city’s glorious past. The Holy Trinity Square, Mathias Church and the Fishermen’s Bastion are all just a few steps from the hotel. The 25 rooms of the Hotel Buda Castle are all generously sized and elegantly furnished in a modern style. All rooms offer WiFi internet access, a laptop-size safe, a large flat-screen television and individually controlled air-conditioning and face onto either the quiet surrounding streets or the beautiful and tranquil interior courtyard. Breakfast is served in the Orangerie lounge. There is also a café and snack bar that stay open daily until midnight.
Today you will visit Matthias Church and The Fishermen’s Bastion with your own private guide on a half day city tour. Located in the Buda’s Castle District, Matthias Church was originally built in 1015. Officially named ‘the Church of Our Lady’ the building is commonly known by the name 'Matthias Church', which refers to the Hungarian King Matthias Corvinus. The Fishermen’s Bastion was built between 1895 and 1902 and features impressive towers, colonnades and embrasures. Take the opportunity to admire and photograph the magnificent view from one of its towers overlooking the city and the Danube. The entrance fees to Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion are included in the tour price.
A transfer with a private vehicle and driver between the train station and your hotel or city is provided.
Enjoy the scenic train ride from Budapest to Vienna. The trip duration averages around 3.5 hours.
Enjoy a private transfer between the train station and your hotel or the city.
A welcome package with your vouchers, a city map, train tickets (if relevant) and any other touristic information that you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
The Best Western Premier Hotel Kaiserhof (4*) is centrally located on a quiet side street in the historic heart of Vienna. Here, you are only a short walk away from the Vienna State Opera, the Ringstraße (Ring Street), the Naschmarkt market and the luxury shops of the Kärntner Straße and Ringstraßen Galerien mall. In their traditionally appointed rooms you will experience the historic feeling of imperial Vienna to the fullest. The Kaiserhof’s harmonious blend of tradition and modern comfort is accompanied by a fresh, vibrant styling, while everywhere you look, you will be reminded of Vienna’s glorious history. Have a classic Viennese breakfast of Kipferl (crescent rolls) and coffee, or choose from among numerous other delicacies. Guests of the Keiserhof’s may make use of their private wellness facilities, which include a fitness room, a steam bath, a sauna and a solarium.
Spend an enjoyable 4 hours exploring the city of Vienna on a private tour, which will provide an overall impression of the most significant sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse admire numerous magnificent buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum, the cultural district, the Museumsquartier, Parliament, City Hall, and the Burgtheater. The highlight of the tour will be a visit of the showrooms of Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburg family. On the way back to the opera pass by the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugene. Entrance fees to Schonbrunn Palace are included.
Enjoy a transfer by train from Vienna to Prague.
Train station transfer with private vehicle and driver.
Barceló Old Town Praha (4*) is in the historic centre of Prague, next to the famous Powder Tower. It is situated on the city’s main tourist street, which links two large squares: the Old Town Square and the Republic Square. The National Theatre is just a 10 minute walk away and while a 15 minute stroll will bring you down to Hradcany Castle. The hotel's decoration is the perfect combination of both modernity and history in each of its elegant and spacious 62 rooms.
Discover Prague on a private half day (4 hours) city tour. Your guide and driver will show you to the town's famous sights providing you with insight knowledge and information about this old city. View the Golden Prague's historic monuments - the State Opera, the National Museum, Wenceslas Square, Charles Square, and Prague Castle. Take a walk around the castle’s courtyards to view amongst other things the grand St. Vitus Cathedral. Your private guide will take you across the Vltava River to the Old Town, St. Nicholas church, the Týn Cathedral and the Old Town Hall with its astronomical clock (Horloge) and apostles.
A transfer between your accommodation or the city and the airport with a private vehicle and driver is provided.
Depart from Prague airport - end of itinerary.
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Austria for the most up to date visa information.
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Czech Republic for the most up to date visa information.
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Hungary for the most up to date visa information.
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