Connect two of Central Europe’s most celebrated cities, Vienna and Prague, on this locally-hosted train vacation.
About the Tour
Explore two beautiful highlights of old-Europe on this 7-day locally-hosted program. Guided sightseeing of Vienna includes a visit to Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburg Dynasty. Travel by high-speed rail to Prague in first class, where your guided sightseeing with a local expert includes the Castle Courtyards and Staromestske Square, dating back to the 12th century. You’ll hear the inside stories of Prague's famous sights as well as what it is like to live in this city that has changed so much in recent history. In both cities, you’ll have a full day to explore on your own, with your local hosts on hand to provide plenty of suggestions.
- Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
- Full buffet breakfast for 6 days
- Rail transportation between Vienna and Prague
- Services of a Local Host in each city
- Destination Guides
- Sightseeing with a Local Guide and transportation per itinerary
- Transfers to/from train stations.
Scenic highlights of your trip include:
- Schönbrunn Palace Gaudi's Casa Batlló
- Hofburg Palace
- Hradcany Castle
- Staromestske Square
- Charles Bridge
Day 1 - Vienna, AustriaWillkommen! welcome to the home of the famous Lipizzaner Stallions and the Vienna Boys' Choir. Your Local Host is on hand to make the most of your visit. (B)
Day 2 - ViennaDuring your morning guided sightseeing, visit splendid Schonbrunn Palace, 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. (B)
Day 3 - Vienna at LeisureExplore at your own pace today; perhaps walk up to the Belvedere for splendid views and its museum with Klimt’s The Kiss. Your Local Host can assist you with suggestions.. (B)
Day 4 - Vienna to Prague by TrainTravel to Prague by high-speed train (first class). (B)
Day 5 - PragueMorning guided sightseeing includes views of 1,000-year-old Hradcany Castle and a walk in the castle courtyards. See Staromestske Square, dating 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. (B)
Day 6 - Prague at LeisureYour Local Host will have many ideas for your day at leisure in the “Golden City.” You might choose a walking route of Hussite sites or shopping at the Art Nouveau Lucerna Gallery. (B)
Day 7 - PragueYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
MGallery Am Konzerthaus, Vienna
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.
A modern 80-room hotel located on a quiet side street, right in the heart of Prague's Old Town just a short walk away from the 11th-century Powder Tower and Old Town Square. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the building and there is a breakfast room where a buffet breakfast is served daily. The comfortable, air-conditioned guestrooms provide an ideal place to relax with complimentary coffee/tea-making facilities.
Passport & Visa Requirements
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.