Budapest, Vienna & Prague
Uncover the gems of Central Europe on this 11-day locally hosted vacation.
This tour combines the Old World splendor of Prague, Budapest, and Vienna for an elegant and eclectic vacation in Central Europe. Take in the ornate architecture and stately elegance of Vienna. Roam Budapest’s wide boulevards and lounge along the banks of the Danube. Indulge in Prague’s free-spirited charm and world-famous beers. Traveling by rail through some of the most beautiful countryside in the world, you’ll be able to relax and take in all the charm and wonder of these magnificent cities.
Highlights and Inclusions
- Transportation via high-speed rail (first-class)
- 9 nights accommodation in pre-screened, centrally located hotels
- Daily breakfast buffet
- Guided sightseeing and orientation in each city
- Services of friendly, knowledgeable Local Host at each destination
Day 1 - Depart USA for Budapest
Embark on your transatlantic flight to Budapest from your U.S. gateway. (International flight not included in tour price)
Day 2 - Budapest, Hungary
Üdvözöljük—welcome! Your Local Host is on hand to help you maximize your time in the capital of Hungary.
Day 3 - Budapest
Morning guided sightseeing includes impressive Heroes' Square with the Millennium Monument, built in 1896, at its center. Behind the monument is a semicircular colonnade with statues of famous men who made their marks on Hungary. Statues atop the colonnade symbolize Labor & Wealth, Knowledge & Glory, War and Peace. Also, take a drive up to the Castle District with Matthias Coronation Church, Fishermen's Bastion and magnificent panoramas of the city and Danube River.
Day 4 - Budapest
Your day is free to discover Budapest as you like. You may wish to visit Memento Park, the historical exhibition at the end of the city featuring communist era statues; explore the Botanical Gardens featuring more than 7,000 plants; or marvel at historic locomotives at the Hungarian Railway Museum. Your Local Host can recommend how best to spend your day at leisure based on your interests.
Day 5 - Budapest-Vienna, Austria
Journey by high-speed train (first class) to Vienna.
Day 6 - Vienna
During your morning guided sightseeing, visit splendid Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburg Dynasty. See famous landmarks along the Ringstrasse, including Heldenplatz with nearby Hofburg Palace, the National Theater, the State Opera House, Parliament, City Hall, renowned museums, and the Strauss Monument—a gilded tribute to the great composer.
Day 7 - Vienna
Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your day in Austria's “City of Music,” like the best places to sample Wienerschnitzel and where to shop for Mozartkugeln, a chocolate and marzipan treat.
Day 8 - Vienna-Prague, Czech Republic
Travel by high-speed train (first class) to Prague.
Day 9 - Prague
This morning’s guided sightseeing includes views of 1,000-year-old Hradcany Castle and a walk in the Castle Courtyards. See Staromestske Square, which dates back to the 12th century and started life as the central marketplace for the city. It is surrounded by historic buildings, beautiful churches, and the Astronomical Clock on the Old Town Hall Tower. Also admire Prague's famous Charles Bridge, a masterpiece of engineering and one of the oldest stone bridges in Europe.
Day 10 - Prague
With a full day at leisure to enjoy the “Golden City,” consider ideas from your Local Host, such as a visit to the Strahov Monastery and Library.
Day 11 - Prague
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Train and Hotel Accommodations
Courtyard by Marriott City Center, Budapest
The Courtyard by Marriott Budapest City Center is housed in a building that is a combination of contemporary and traditional styles with a beautifully restored historic facade. The hotel features 234 spacious guest rooms and 7 meeting rooms for functions and events.
Mgallery Am Konzerthaus*
This 211-room upscale property offers Free Wi-Fi access in all guestrooms and public areas of the hotel. A mix of both Viennese and Mediterranean cuisine is offered in the stylish restaurant, whilst drinks can be enjoyed in the nostalgic charm of the lounge bar which has original décor from the Orient Express.
Jurys Inn Prague
A 214-room stylish property, perfectly located opposite the Florenc underground Metro station. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all guestrooms and public areas of the hotel. There is an on-site gym, casual restaurant, stylish bar and all day coffee shop.
Click here to view testimonials for Budapest, Vienna & Prague.
the guides who took care of us were especially wonderful. The accommodations were more than satisfactory and the rail experience was very enjoyable.
Being picked up at each location and escorted to the next connection made the travel a breeze. And the free time in each city to use on our own was lovely.
It was great that someone met us at the airport and each train station with transportation returning as well. Every guide in each city was helpful and made everything easy!
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