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Prague, Vienna and Budapest with Trafalgar

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10 days
22 Mar 24 to 16 Aug 24
Book by 29 Feb 24
Embark on a 10-day tour of Czech Republic, Austria, and Hungary, exploring the imperial capitals of Prague, Vienna, and Budapest. Immerse yourself in captivating history and join a local Hungarian family for a hearty meal in their winery. Be enchanted by the stunning views of Charles Bridge and Prague's Old Town on this exhilarating journey.

Includes

  • 10 Day Trafalgar Guided Holiday
  • 9 Nights in cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • 9 Breakfasts & 3 Dinners
  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • Audio headsets are provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Extensive variety of Choice Optional Experiences at an additional cost
  • Included sightseeing
  • See St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Opera House in Vienna.
  • Visit St. Vitus Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, and the old Hungarian capital of Esztergom
  • Enjoy VIP Admission to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and much more!

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Extras

  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilised
  • Choice of Optional Experiences available at an additional cost

Highlights

  • 9 Nights in cherry-picked hotels
  • 12 Meals
  • City orientation tours

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Prague

The gleaming spires of Prague shine brightly on this sojourn through the imperial capitals of Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Join your Travel Director and travel companions this afternoon and admire some of the beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque facades before enjoying an unforgettable Welcome Reception to kick off your holiday. Arrival Transfer: Depart the airport at 11:00, 14:30 Accommodation: Vienna House by Wyndham Andel's Prague Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Discover Historic Prague

Delve into centuries of history, joining your Local Specialist for a guided walk past the city's iconic sights. Visit the final resting place of Bohemian kings, St. Vitus Cathedral, set within the precincts of Prague Castle. Then, admire the Astronomical Clock in the Old Town Square, with its hourly Walk of the Apostles. Spend the afternoon admiring the spectacular cityscape on your own. Accommodation: Vienna House by Wyndham Andel's Prague Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Prague Your Way

Today is yours to explore the legends, castles and palaces of Prague. Follow the 'Royal Route', discover historic treasures and admire picturesque views of the city from Petřín Hill, or join an Optional Experience to Kutná Hora, with its bone-bedecked chapel and five-nave St. Barbara Church. Spend your evening at leisure, enjoying some of the local beer for which the country is famous, or join a traditional dinner to bid farewell to this beautiful city with newly acquired friends. Accommodation: Vienna House by Wyndham Andel's Prague Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Journey to Slovak Bratislava and on to Vienna

Travel south from Prague through lush Moravian landscapes to Bratislava. In the quaint Old Town, stop for a pick-me-up and unique MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience at a social business café providing employment opportunities for vulnerable women. Continue your journey to Vienna - our home for the next three nights. Accommodation: Austria Trend Parkhotel Schönbrunn Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Explore Vibrant Vienna

The heritage of one of Europe's most influential royal families is explored this morning as we Dive Into Culture during a Small Group Sightseeing guided visit to the spectacular Kunstkammer. Admire the valuable objects collected by the emperors and archdukes of Habsburg over the centuries before the doors are open to the general public. Later, we join an included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist to view the Hofburg Palace, the official residence of the President of Austria and former home of the Habsburg Dynasty. We'll see such sights as the Parliament Building, the magnificent Opera House and St. Stephen's Cathedral with its geometrically tiled roof. Spend the afternoon on your own, indulging in the city's kaffee culture with a slice or two of Sachertorte. Accommodation: Austria Trend Parkhotel Schönbrunn Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Vienna Your Way

Today is yours to explore the 'City of Music' on your terms. Tread in the footsteps of the great sons of Vienna – Mozart, Haydn and Strauss – as you delve into the city's rich musical heritage nurtured by aristocrats throughout the centuries. Consider a visit to the beautiful Baroque Schönbrunn Palace to see the former imperial summer residence. Accommodation: Austria Trend Parkhotel Schönbrunn Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Onwards to Budapest

Journey along the Danube Bend, a narrow twisting valley in the pretty Carpathian Basin, stopping in Esztergom to view its Castle Hill, domed Cathedral, and St. Thomas Hill. We follow the scenic landscape to the romantic city of Budapest where we will spend the next three nights. Enjoy a free evening sipping Hungarian wines or consider cruising along the Danube. Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Budapest Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: See the Sights of Budapest

Join a Local Specialist this morning for a walking tour. Visit the Fisherman's Bastion, view the Matthias Church and drive to Pest to see the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe. We pay tribute to the seven chieftains of the Magyars in Heroes' Square before enjoying time at leisure in the Jewish Quarter or shop for Hungarian embroidery and fine porcelain. Tonight's Be My Guest experience will see us Connect With Locals over dinner with the Schieszl family and hear the story of their winery. Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Budapest Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: Budapest Your Way

Venture up Gellert Hill for spectacular views of the Budapest skyline, relax in the Szechenyi Baths or consider an Optional Experience to Szentendre, a riverside village popular with artists and craftworkers. On our last evening together, we toast to a magnificent journey to the imperial capitals of Europe and enjoy a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant. Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Budapest Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10: Farewell Budapest

We say a fond farewell to our companions and Travel Director today after an unforgettable trip. Departure Transfer: Arrive at the airport at 07:00, 11:00 Included Meals: Breakfast

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and can be requested. Excludes flights, transfers, visas, travel insurance and anything not mentioned. Savings are not valid on all itineraries and/or departure dates, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn/changed at any time without notice. High season supplements and block out dates may apply, pricing varies pending departure date. Package excludes flights. You can do optional free-time add-on experiences in your free time and pay for them as you travel (additional costs apply). Trafalgar reserves the right to withdraw promotional offers and adjust savings anytime. All savings / discounts mentioned have already been included in the advertised price. Pentravel and Tour Operator reserves the right to withdraw or amend promotional offers at any time. Other conditions may apply. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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Valid on 19 Apr 2024
Stay
10 days
Dates
22 Mar 24 to 16 Aug 24
Book by
29 February 24
Experience ID
376
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