Imperial Capitals

Duration

6 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Vienna

Available

April 2020 / March 2021

Cities to visit: Vienna; Budapest; Bratislava; Prague

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Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.

Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Day

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS:   Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
Welcome to Europe!!!.   On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer you to the hotel.  You can enjoy free time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area. 

IMPORTANT - IF YOU REQUESTED ADDITIONAL NIGHTS on arrival at the hotel you will have your booking made but the guide of your trip will normally not arrive until the start of the included activities. YOUR TIME BEFORE THIS MOMENT IS THEREFORE FREE. At your hotel they can help you with all the information you need.  

NB:   The schedules you will find in this itinerary are approximate. The guide, depending on the situation and in order to improve the development of the circuit, may adjust the schedules.    

Highlights: City tour of Vienna. Vienna gardens of the immense Schönbrunn Palace. Evening transfer. 

09.00 hrs.- Vienna - start with a  scenic sightseeing  tour of Vienna to know the most important places of interest including the Opera , the Museum of Fine Arts and Natural History , Parliament , the Royal Theatre , City Hall and the University. Passing by the Church of San Carlos, we arrive to the Belvedere Palace where we will walk through the gardens from where we are offered a fabulous view of the city. ( If the English-speaking group has fewer than fifteen people, the tour can be conducted in both English and Spanis h).  

Directly afterwards, we head the  Schönbrunn Palace  where visitors can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. 

In the evening we go to the  City Hall Square  to enjoy the lighting and the nightlife in the neighbouring streets, and where we will have dinner with cuisines from around the world (including Austrian,  Chinese , Indian and Italian). Return to hotel.- 

Total distance: 245km       
Scenery:  We travel through the beautiful Pannonian Basin to the Hungarian capital.     
Note:   We remind you that the currency of Hungary is the Forint. It is advisable to pay in local currency during your stay.  If the number of passengers in very small, the journey can be made by train.   


08:30 h. Vienna – Departure following the course of the Danube to Hungary. We have a little under a 3-hours- trip to Budapest.
11:30 h. Budapest  – Arrival.  Relax and discover the city on  a boat tour along the Danube river;  the views of the city and parliament are impressive. Time for lunch after the tour.

14.30 hrs- Guided tour  of the “Queen of the Danube” lasting three hours. Visit to the two areas of the city that are separated by the Danube: with historic "Buda" on one side and cosmopolitan "Pest" on the opposite bank. We will know the elegant Pest quarter, the city’s administrative, commercial and leisure district and Heroes’ Square, the Parliament, the Opera House and the elegant boulevards; and the historical Hill of Buda with St. Matthew’s Cathedral, the Fisherman’s Bastion and Habsburg Palace.  Leisure time after the tour. 

At sunset, there will be time at the end of the day in the lively area of  VACI UTCA , where there are lots of little restaurants with food from different countries (Indian, Chinese, Hungarian, Italian).  Return to hotel .

Total distance: 530 km .

07.30 hrs- Departure from Budapest.
10.30 hrs- Bratislava. We will get to the capital of Slovakia and a city alongside the Danube with an attractive historic centre. Time to see the city and have lunch.

13.30 hrs.- We well leave Bratislava to continue on our way to the Czech Republic.
18.30 hrs- Prague,  Arrival in the evening and transfer t o the  Old Town Square . This central location is full of energy and touristic activities. It’s a marvellous place to acquaint ourselves with Prague. Several restaurants offering cuisines from around the world will be waiting to delight your taste buds, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to hotel.

Today’s highlights: c ity tour of Prague. Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river Vltava. Evening transfer. 
Note: We recommend you wear comfortable shoes during the walking tour.   


07.45 h. Comprehensive tour .  Lasting three hours and a half The tour starts off from the “ Caste l Quarter” ( admission included) , the political, religious and monumental centre of the capital, and the cathedral, the palaces and viewpoints over the “city of the 100 towers” and explains the history of the country. We then continue our walk through the “Small City” or “Malastrana Quarter”, the city’s Baroque jewel, to the famous “Charles Bridge”. 

The city tour  is followed by a monumental cruise on the river Vltava. 
Free afternoon to continue exploring the city.

In the evening, we enjoy time in the historic city centre and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world.  Return to hotel. 

After breakfast, end of our services.


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