Phone: +386 59 90 07 31 (EU)
Phone: +1 650 273 47 71 (USA)
|Type of the trip:||Small Group Tour|
|Period – Dates to apply for:||Throughout whole year – any time as per your wish|
|Duration:||10 nights / 11 days|
|No. of persons in a group:||Up to 15|
|Meals included:||Breakfast daily|
|Entrance fees included:||Schönbrunn Palace
Castle with fortress above Salzburg
|Guides, drivers:||Tour-leader and local guides
Private mini-bus/mini-van driver throughout your trip
Flight to Prague and private transfer to the hotel, check in at the hotel and free time.
Day 2: Prague Highlights
Guided tour of Prague Highlights: In the morning, you look out over Prague and immediately understand its nickname “city of 1,000 spires.” The skyline contains 1,100 years of history, filled with domed churches and old towers. A blend of architectural styles decorates the entire city, from its narrow Gothic lanes to its Baroque palaces, Renaissance bridges, and Art Nouveau cafes. On the opposite side of the Vltava River, you can see Prague Castle casting a dramatic image overlooking the cityscape.
Our guide meets you at the hotel and leads you through the meandering cobblestone alleyways of the old city. Discover the delights of Prague, stroll around the Jewish Quarter and Old Town to see the Astronomical Clock and many other highlights. Sightseeing of Prague Castle and walk through Golden Street.
Additionally we can organise for you:
Your 4-hour walking food tour of this glorious city takes in plenty of authentic food tastings from amazing, locally loved food stops. You’ll taste some incredible Czech desserts, get a real understanding of why Prague is famous for its open-faced sandwiches, and soak up some serious history in a café that dates back to the beginning of the 20th century and has played host to dozens of famous historical figures. Take a break from being a tourist and experience the real Prague.
Additionally you can explore Prague with following great options:
Private transfer to Vienna. On your way visit Češke Budejovice where famous Budweiser beer is being brewed. With a population of almost 100,000 people, České Budějovice is the largest city in South Bohemia. Beside Famous Budweiser brewery, town boast with numerous other attractions, such as Old city walls by the river, main square and fountain, Church of St. Nicholas with 72 Meters high Black Tower just by the church.
En-route stop in Cesky Krumlov, situated on the banks of the Vltava river, the town was built around a 13th-century castle with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements. It is an outstanding example of a small central European medieval town whose architectural heritage has remained intact thanks to its peaceful evolution over more than five centuries. Enjoy a 2-hours private guided tour.
Continue to Vienna, check-in and at leisure.
Vienna City Highlights Tour: Your private guide will pick you up at the reception desk in your hotel and take you to a tour of all main cultural and historical attractions along the famous Ringstrasse to see the Vienna Rathaus, Vienna’s historical center, St Stephen’s Cathedral any many more.
The Capital of Austria is home to nearly one third of the country’s inhabitants and is its primary city. Ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world enjoying a high quality of life, Vienna is a haven in central Europe and remains a popular tourist destination. Duration of guiding: 3 hours
Additionally we can organise for you:
In the morning visit the Spanish Riding School: Take a look behind the scenes. In the guided tour through the Spanish Riding School you will visit the baroque Winter Riding School, the Summer Riding School with one of the world’s largest oval horse walkers and the stables of the Lipizzan stallions, which have been located in the Stallburg (one of Vienna’s most prominent Renaissance buildings) for more than 450 years. You will visit the most important areas of our historic institution and will learn about our history, equestrian traditions and about our stars – the Lipizzan stallions! Duration: approx. 1 hour (entrance fees can only be paid on the spot).
Schönbrunn Palace with private guide: Play royalty for a day in Vienna by visiting the summer residence of the Habsburgs, with?its elegant gardens, fountains, fake Roman ruins, a hilltop café, and Europe’s oldest zoo.
Tip of the day – additional options which you can add to this day:
Private transfer from Vienna to Salzburg.
After arrival, guided walking tour of Salzburg: Our guide will pick you up at the reception desk in your hotel and take you to a tour of all main cultural and historical attractions. This picturesque city stretches along both banks of the River Salzach, as it emerges from the Salzburg Alps into lower land dominated by the 1,853-meter Untersberg. The romantic Old Town is a compact neighbourhood of narrow medieval streets and arcaded courtyards that are fun to explore, as are the spacious squares of the residential area between the Neutor and the Neugebäude districts.
Salzburg enjoys a special fame in the world of music as the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, reflected in attractions such as the museum in his family home, various festivals showcasing his music, and even the melodies that ring out daily on the glockenspiel.
Duration of guided tour: up to 3 hours
In the afternoon ascend to Castle with fortress above Salzburg: Ascend and descend by Fortress funicular, entrance to fortress precincts, guided tour with audio guide (salt storeroom, torture chamber, look-out tower, ‘Salzburg Bull’ – mechanical organ), Fortress Museum, Rainer Regiment Museum, Marionette Museum, Alm passage. Besides, visit of unique Princes’ Apartments in the
main castle and the Mechanical Theatre.
Return back to Vienna. Evening at leisure.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel in Vienna and transfer to Budapest, check in at the hotel in Budapest.
Guided tour of Budapest: Our guide will pick you up at the reception desk of your hotel and take you for a private guided tour of Budapest. Visit Castle Hill, one of the undisputed must-see attraction in Budapest. This UNESCO World Heritage Site includes the 700-year-old Matthias Church, houses from the Middle Ages, and the Royal Palace, Fishermen’s Bastion. Visit Fisherman’s Bastion: Built between 1895 and 1902 to celebrate the thousandth birthday of the Hungarian state, the Fisherman’s Bastion is an impressive neo-Gothic viewing terrace situated on the Buda bank of the Danube, on Castle Hill.
Further, stroll along the cobblestone streets between colourful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque facades. Crossing Margaret-Bridge (Margaret-Island), then get acquainted with busy Pest: the inner city of Pest passing by St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Parliament Building, Heroes’ Square, Opera, Central Market hall and Váci Street, a pedestrian precinct and perhaps the most famous street in Budapest.
Additionally we can organise for you:
Discover the dreamy landscapes of the Danube Bend, the most scenic stretch of the Danube River, on this full-day tour from Budapest. Escape the capital for a scenic drive through the countryside, stopping to explore the medieval fortress of Visegrad, admire the neoclassical cathedral of Esztergom and browse the handicrafts shops of Szentendre. After tucking into a delicious 3-course lunch (included), hop aboard for a romantic cruise along the Danube River and sail back to the capital by boat.
After this trip evening at leisure with following recommendation which we recommend:
Day 10: Day trip from Budapest to Balaton Lake
Day trip to Balaton Lake with Tapolca underground cave lakes and Tihany peninsula: Stroll by the Balaton Lake, Hungarian sea. Visit pristine and authentic village of Tihany, get their home-made produced beer and visit paprika house and numerous ceramic houses. Continue to underground cave lakes of Tapolca and drive by boat on cave lakes.
Besides that, Balaton Lake is famous for its wine there are also plenty of spas which you can combine with sightseeing, cruising around by boat on Balaton Lake.
Day 11: Budapest
Private transfer to Budapest Airport.
Price: 2,980.00 EUR / Person
Price per person in 4* Hotels with breakfast daily, transfers between the cities, private local guides, private guided day trips and entrance fees as per program
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