Central Europe


BEST OF CENTRAL EUROPE

 9 Nights

Day 1: Arrival in Munich. Pick up by car and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Munich

 

Day 2: Buffet breakfast at hotel. Half day city tour of Munich on sit in coach basis. This tour offers a good general impression of the city as we pass the Olympic grounds on our way to the Palace of  Nymphenburg, the former summer residence of the Bavarian elector princes and kings. One of the highlights on your guided tour through the palace will be the famous beauty gallery of King Ludwig I.

Overnight at hotel in Munich

 

Day 3: Buffet breakfast at hotel.

AM Travel to Salzburg on your own

PM 1.5 hours city Mozart Tour through Salzburg on SIC basis A Mozart City Tour incl. Fortress Hohensalzburg. The tour begins by the Palace of Mirabell built in the year 1606 for the Archbishop Wolf Dietrich and is today home to the office of the local Mayor and city offices. Then pass the Mozarteum (University of Music), the Marionette Theatre, The Trinity Church a baroque masterpiece from Fischer von Erlach plus Mozarts Wohnhaus (Mozart’s Residence), where the composer lived for many years. Crossing over the Salzach (Salt) river you will have a wonderful view of this magical city. Following the river you will pass the Law Courts on the way to the Hellbrunn Palace where you will have a short photo stop. On the way back to the city centre you will pass the Palace of Frohnburg and the Nonnberg Abbey, situated beneath the impressive Hohensalzburg Fortress, before entering the heart of the city through the Siegmunds Gate. Once in the old city you will pass by the Festival Halls, Old University, Horse Pond, Getreidegasse and the Blasius Church. The tour finishes in Mozart Square where you will see the famous Mozart statue, Cathedral, Old Residence of the Archbishops and the Fortress Hohensalzburg. Included in with this tour every guest will be given a ticket for a return journey up to the Hohensalzburg Fortress including the Festungsbahn (funicular) and entry into the Fortress. The impressive fortress offers fabulous views over the city and an insight into life in the city in past years. This ticket can be used at your leisure.Overnight at hotel in Salzburg

 

Day 4: Buffet breakfast at hotel. Travel to Vienna on your own. Overnight at hotel in Vienna

 

Day 5: Buffet breakfast at hotel Half day city tour on SIC basis including entrance to Palace Schönbrunn Historical City Tour with Schönbrunn With Vienna Sightseeing no waiting time at Schönbrunn Palace! This tour will giveyou an overall impression of the most significant historical sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse we show you numerous grand buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the magnificent Museum of Fine Arts with its world famous art treasures of the Habsburgs and the Natural History Museum, the cultural district the MuseumsQuartier, the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. The highlight of this tour will be a visit of the showrooms of Schönbrunn Palace, once the summer residence of the Habsburg family and home of Maria Theresia. On the way back to the opera we pass by the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugen, which houses the largest and the most precious Gustav Klimt collection in the world Overnight at hotel in Vienna

 

Day 6: Buffet breakfast at hotel. Travel to Budapest on your own. Overnight at hotel in Budapest

 

Day 7: Buffet breakfast at hotel Half day city tour on SIC basis. The historic beauty-spots of Budapest - house of Parliament - Margaret-bridge – Royal castle on the Buda Side, - Fishermen's bastion - Matthias Church -  Citadel - City-park - Heroes' square .Passing by the Opera and St. Stephen's Basilica - tour ends at Hotel InterContinental. Overnight at hotel in Budapest

 

Day 8: Buffet breakfast at hotel. Travel to Prague on your own. Overnight at hotel in Prague

 

Day 9: Buffet breakfast at hotel. ½ day Grand city tour in Prague: During the grand city tour, you will be given all the basic information about Golden Prague's historic monuments - the State Opera, the National Museum, Wenceslas Square, the Charles Square, Prague Castle. There a walk around the Castle courtyards awaits you, where amongst other things, you will have the opportunity to see St. Vitus Cathedral. The bus will then take you across the Vltava to the Old Town - St. Nicholas church, the Týn Cathedral and the Old Town Hall with its astronomical clock (HORLOGE) and apostles. Here, not far from the modern city centre, the tour ends. Note: Visit to the Castle interior is included only in Tour Prague Castle incl. admission. Overnight at hotel in Prague

 

Day 10: Buffet breakfast at hotel and check out. Private transfer to the Airport