DAY 01 WELCOME TO PRAGUEFri, 24-09-2021
The gleaming spires of Prague shine brightly on this At Leisure sojourn through the imperial capitals of Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Admire the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque façades, before joining your Travel Director and travel companions for an unforgettable Welcome Reception to kick off your holiday.
DAY 02 DISCOVER HISTORIC PRAGUESat, 25-09-2021
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. See the 14th-century Charles Bridge, lined with the Baroque statues of saints, before spending the afternoon admiring the spectacular cityscape on your own.
DAY 03 PRAGUE YOUR WAYSun, 26-09-2021
Today is yours to explore the legends, castles and palaces of Prague. Follow the 'Royal Route' and discover historic treasures, admire picturesque views of the city from Petřín Hill, or join an Optional Experience to the historical German city of Dresden. Spend your evening at leisure, enjoying some of the local beer for which the country is famous.
DAY 04 JOURNEY TO SLOVAK BRATISLAVA AND ON TO VIENNAMon, 27-09-2021
Travel south from Prague through lush Moravian landscapes to Bratislava, passing its quaint Old Town, before continuing your journey to Vienna - our home for the next three nights. Admire the city's musical talents and consider attending a Viennese concert.
DAY 05 EXPLORE VIBRANT VIENNATue, 28-09-2021
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.
DAY 06 VIENNA YOUR WAYWed, 29-09-2021
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.
DAY 07 ONWARDS TO BUDAPESTThu, 30-09-2021
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.
DAY 08 SEE THE SIGHTS OF BUDAPESTFri, 01-10-2021
Join a Local Specialist this morning for a walking tour through the Buda's Castle District. 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.
DAY 09 BUDAPEST YOUR WAYSat, 02-10-2021
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.
DAY 10 FAREWELL BUDAPESTSun, 03-10-2021
We say a fond farewell to our companions and Travel Director today after an unforgettable At Leisure trip. Find out more about your free airport transfer.
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
2 nights stay in Prague
3 nights stay in Vienna
3 nights stay in Budapest
Meals according to the itinerary:
Transfers airport - hotel - airport.
Luxury transportation during the trip.
Services of experienced local guides.
Tickets and visits according to the itinerary.
24 hour telephone assistance service.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
No unspecified service.
Tips for guide and driver.
|Date||Type||Dep. From||Arr. To||Company||The Price|
|Thu 23-09-2021||Flight||New York (JFK)||Prague (PRG)||N/A||Excludes|
|Sun 03-10-2021||Flight||Budapest (BUD)||New York (JFK)||N/A||Excludes|
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