Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava & Prague
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Travel into the "Imperial World" on this tour to Vienna, Budapest, and Prague experiencing the charm of an age gone by. VIENNA’S Old World ambiance, coffeehouses, waltz music, Volksoper musicals, wine taverns and Sacher torte all create that special warmth and coziness. Budapest preserved by its people's consistency to be friendly and hospitable has all the majesty and beauty of a capital justly dubbed Paris of the East. The coronation of this memorable experience is a visit of the Golden City of Prague summarizing thus the best the East has to offer...

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Vienna
 
Prague
 
Budapest
 
Bratislava
ITINERARY SUMMARY
 
Day1
Departure



Evening departure from selected pickup points.
Day2
Vienna - Budapest

Upon arrival in Vienna we are joined by our local guide for an orientation tour that will feature numerous grand buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, drive by the cultural district the Museums Quartier, the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater, Belvedere Palace and much more.


Following lunch time we continue onto Budapest and check-in.
See your tour guide for evening activities. This evening we suggest to crown the day with an Danube river cruise.
Day3
Budapest - Bratislava - Prague

We dedicate the morning to a tour of Budapest where our local guide will introduce us to the twin cities highlights from Buda and Pest.


Following some free time to explore we leave in the afternoon for Bratislava for a brief visit then onto Prague for our next overnight hotel overnight..
Day4
Prague

This morning we learn about the capital's most decorated sights such as the castle, the old town square with the Tyn cathedral, the Old Town Hall with the historical astronomical clock, ancient winding lanes Old Town Bridge Tower just to mention a few highlights.


The afternoon is yours to explore and indulge.
Take in the relaxing evening atmosphere of Prague, perhaps join us on a dinner cruise before depating Prague for our homeward journey.
Day5
Home

We return to points of origin in the early/morning to midday hours.



MAIN HIGHLIGHTS
Vienna
Vienna's “old world charm” is based on magnificent buildings, Baroque and Roccoco castles and private parks that were made to perfection by the Empress Elizabeth. The city center is elegant with its long pedestrian roads filled with shops and restaurants. Notable sights: St.Stephen's Square and Cathedral and the world famous Spanish Riding School, with its beautiful white Lippizanner Horses.
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Vienna
Vienna's “old world charm” is based on magnificent buildings, Baroque and Roccoco castles and private parks that were made to perfection by the Empress Elizabeth. The city center is elegant with its long pedestrian roads filled with shops and restaurants. Notable sights: St.Stephen's Square and Cathedral and the world famous Spanish Riding School, with its beautiful white Lippizanner Horses.
Schonbrunn
The Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn comprise an 18th century Baroque architechual masterpiece and symbol of Habsburg power. Empress Maria Theresia choose Schönbrunn as her main residence. She added the theatre and the garden to make her stay more enjoyable. And inside, she refurbished the rooms in baroque and rococo style. In the palace garden there are several other interesting buildings. One of those is the green steel Palm House, constructed in 1882 in the tradition of Eiffel.
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St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Stephansdom, or St. Stephen's Cathedral, is an island of Gothic magnificence in a sea of Baroque and 19th Century architecture. Most of the church dates back to the 14th, 15th, and 16th Centuries, with the Romanesque "Giant's Doorway" on the west façade dating back to the early 1200s. Take the guided tour below ground, and you'll see the usual assortment of sarcophagi holding the bones of dead rulers, archbishops, and other personages. Bones of more than 15,000 Viennese have been stacked in the the catacombs where since the 1700s.
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Danube River Cruise
The Danube River is the frame of all the best Budapest views, the dividing line that gives the city its dual character, and the second longest river in Europe. While gliding by buildings, listen to legendary stories and tells about the town and of famous personalities from the Hungarian history, kings, queens, poets, inventors and even the Danube one will understand the importance of the River for the City. € 14
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Gödöllő
Gödöllő, is the second largest Baroque castle and summer residence of Queen Elizabeth (Sissi), The visit will empathizes the royal residence, the Art exhibition devoted to the Queen, and allow you a stroll through the grounds to the Royal Stables and equestrian Riding School € 28
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Bratislava
Capital of Slovakia
Budapest
Budapest, capital of Hungary is the largest city of Hungary and serves as the country's principal, political, cultural, commercial center. It is one of the world's outstanding urban landscapes and illustrates the great periods in the history of the Hungarian capital and the Habsburg triumvirate of Budapest, Vienna and Prague.
Danube Bend
Following the Danube and stopping along the river bank with at Hungarian small towns we enjoy an authentic atmosphere writers, poets, musician, craftsman and fine artist have been drawn to throughout centuries. Magnificent views of the Danube Valley and the Danube Bend and a former Royal Castle will paint pictures of Hungary's history.
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Prague
Prague was the ancient capital of Charles IV's Bohemian Kingdom, and has played a pivotal role in the development of Central Europe since the Middle Ages. Its epic history has produced a vibrant city of stunning buildings and lovely old squares, with the result that today, Prague is one of the world's most beautiful cities.
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Note: Unless included is an optional excursion package, listed highlights may be require entrance fees to access that can be paid for locally and may be subject to availability and holiday closures.

PICKUP LOCATIONS & TIMES
 
October Thursday 04, 2018 thru October Monday 08, 2018 (Columbus Day)
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Ramstein, Shell Station (Autohof), off A6, Landstuhl exit #13 (parking fee €5/day)
6:00 PM
Kaiserslautern West Park & Ride, gps: Mitfahrerparkplatz Kaiserslautern West A 6 / B 270, Kaiserslautern-West, 67663 Kaiserslautern
6:30 PM
Katterbach Kaserne, Main Gate, Airfield, Airfield GPS Neukirchen Strasse, 91522 Katterbach - follow sign towards Airfield
5:30 PM
Baumholder, Main Gate, 55774 Aulenbacher Strasse
5:00 PM
Grafenwoehr Front Gate, Neue Amberger Strasse 109, 92655 Grafenwoehr (Mc Donald Parking lot)
3:30 PM
Vilseck, Bavarian Motor Cars GmbH, Gut 3, 92249 Vilseck
4:00 PM
Stuttgart Panzer Kaserne, Main Gate, Panzer Kaserne, Main Gate Main Gate, Panzerstrasse/Herdweg, 71032 Boeblingen
6:30 PM
Wiesbaden, Corner Washingtonstrasse/John-F-Kennedy Strasse, Wiesbaden 65189
6:00 PM

Note: Some Pickup locations may be subject to minmum participation requirements. Notifications of any changes with alternative options will be sent out latest 72 hours before departure.

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Time FrameDays*Adults|Child|Infant 
Thursday, October 4, 2018 Thru
Monday, October 8, 2018 Columbus Day
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€279
€199
€120
    

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PACKAGE INCLUSIONS


(2) Hotel Overnights
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 NOVOTEL BUDAPEST DANUBE

Budapest Day: 2
Overnights(1)

 NH Prague City Center

Prague Day: 3
Overnights(1)




 Roundtrip

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Transfer Bus with all the Bells & Whistles featuring
4* Ausstattung || 4* Ausstattung

Tour Manager
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Tour guide lead the group through points of historical, cultural or regional interest and are responsible for ensuring the travel arrangements.


Local Guides (4)
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Vienna Half Day 2
Bratislava Half Day 3
Budapest Half Day 3
Prague Half Day 4
   

See Highlights to view associated Local guide Services. (*) Services may be substituted by our experienced Tour guide without notice.
Listed inclusions are subject to optional excursion listing. Please refer to itinerary and highlight listing for details and pricing where applicable.


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