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13 February - Prague
Arrival in to Prague
Welcome to Prague ‐ the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. This city is a beautiful treasure trove of Gothic and Baroque architecture. Later, enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Prague. Packed with tourist attractions, old‐school cafes and lots of beer, Prague is the place for those who enjoy culture, serenity and history. Nestled in a romantic setting of riverside and charming bridges, Prague is renowned for being one of the most well‐preserved cities in Europe.
14 February - Prague
Prague City tour with Prague Castle
After breakfast, enjoy guided Prague city tour with Prague castle visit (Tour duration – 5 hours). After Picking you up from your Prague hotel, we embark on a fascinating journey through time to learn of the People who have shaped the city, and to discover the places they built over the past 1000 years ‐ Prague has over 4,000 monuments. We begin our tour on the coach, introducing the major historical areas of Prague: the New Town with Wenceslas Square at its heart, the charming Old Town and the picturesque Lesser Town. Next, we drive up to the castle for the highlight of the trip through the Prague Castle complex to discover the major sights within. On the tour our guide brings the magnificent castle buildings to life, explaining their turbulent history, and their royal and presidential connections. We admire the grandeur of Saint Vitus Cathedral, the ancient architecture of the Old Royal Palace, the state apartments, the Fortifications and towers, and other historic churches and national treasures. Finally, we enjoy the stunning views over the whole of Prague. From Prague Castle we walk down to the Vltava River via a flight of steps (the steps are lengthy, but wide and deep, and so fairly easy to walk down). We then stroll across the city’s historic river crossing, Charles Bridge, which presents yet more wonderful panoramic views. And we continue on through the Jewish Quarter and on to explore the Old Town. The tour finishes at the Old Town Square. Come to Prague to celebrate the one emotion that makes life worth living – and brighten up your February on the 14th Valentine’s you will be charmed by the sheer beauty of our city Bundle up and take to the streets. Vyšehrad is home to the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, whose two‐towered silhouette is an integral part of the city’s skyline. In the local depository, you’ll find the remains of St. Valentine (his shoulder blade placed in a rare reliquary adorned with gold) that Charles IV himself brought to Prague From Italy. In the period around February 14th, the church becomes the site of a Valentine’s pilgrimage, Including the display of the precious reliquary. Looking for other romantic pilgrimages around Prague. Optional tour – Vltava river cruise this romantic sightseeing cruise is one of the most delightful ways to see The beauties of Prague. Enjoy a comfortable trip with a nice drink in your hand and someone special by your side. A cruise of the Vltava with a tour of Prague’s historic attractions might be just the thing you’re Looking for!
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
15 February - Prague - Cesky Krumlov - Vienna
Orientation tour of Cesky Krumlov no guide
After breakfast, check out and leave for Vienna via Cesky Krumlov as per scheduled time. Today we’ll hop on our bus and head for the centuries‐old town of Český Krumlov. We drive for around 3 hours through the scenic countryside to reach Cesky Krumlov. Our first stop is the castle fortress and one of Europe’s
Bestpreserved, and still‐functioning, 18th‐century Baroque theaters. Later this afternoon you’ll have time to Explore this photogenic old town of quaint shops and cobbled. We begin our orientation tour with a stroll Through the formal gardens and courtyards of Cesky Krumlov Castle, before walking down to explore the Town’s historic centre; the quaint old streets are lined with Gothic, enaissance and Baroque houses once Belonging to wealthy noblemen. After cesky, we commence our 2½ hours journey to Vienna. Welcome to Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence. In the Museums Quartier district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and other artists.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
16 February - Vienna
City tour & Visit to Schonbrunn Palace
After breakfast, we begin our city tour with the most significant sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse we see magnificent buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum, the cultural district the Museums Quartier, the former Habsburg winter residence, the Hofburg, the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. Later visit the Schonbrunn Palace which was the summer residence of the Austrian Emperors for nearly 150 years. It was built between 1695 and 1749 with over 100 rooms and beautiful gardens. Optional ‐ Vienna by Night This excursion gives you the possibility to get to know Vienna better. Experience the most beautiful sights of Vienna at night. This city tour offers a unique charm and shows you Vienna from a different perspective.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
17 February - Vienna - Budapest
City Tour of Bratislava in Tram Old town tour and Castle tour
After breakfast, we leave for Budapest as per scheduled time on the way we stop at Bratislava Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is set along the Danube River by the border with Austria and Hungary.It is also the political, cultural and economic centre of Slovakia. Bratislava is neatly divided by the Danube River. On the north bank are the less attractive high‐rise blocks erected under Communist occupation (1968‐89). On the north bank is the comparatively tiny but beautifully restored historic quarter of the Old Town (Stare Mesto), now devoted almost entirely to tourism. Bratislava Old Town, much of which is pedestrianised, is characterized by its charming Hapsburg baroque architecture, including many former palaces. Hlavne Square sits at its heart, containing the Old City Hall, and parallel, running north to south, the old Michalska and Venturska streets lead past a number of historical sites. The town has a rich musical pedigree and includes the childhood performance venues of Mozart and Franz Liszt. After that we commence our journey to Budapest, total time of travel approx. 4 hours. Welcome to Budapest! Budapest beautiful capital on four wheels or marvelling at the city from the deck of a pleasure boat. Budapest without the Danube would not be Budapest, and whoever tries it once will never forget the magic of admiring the view while being gently rocked on the rippling waves. After the watery adventure, climbing back to the rivershore, you’ll find yourself once again in the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. Its 19th‐century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. Trinity Square is home to 13th‐century MatthiasChurch and the turrets of the Fishermen’s Bastion, which offer sweeping views.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
18 February - Budapest
City tour Budapest with river cruise at Danube
After Breakfast, we leave for Budapest city tour, which is Hungary’s principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. With green filled parks full of charming pleasures, museums that will inspire, and a pulsating nightlife that is on par with its European counterparts, Budapest is one of Europe’s most delightful and enjoyable cities. Thanks to the perfect location, inhabitants’ hospitality and memorable monuments it is mentioned as “Little Paris of Central Europe” and “Pearl of Danube”. On our city tour we see the Chain bridge, the Parliament (the most picturesque building of the city) and the Castle. Walk through the castle district, visit the Fishermen bastion and Matthias church. Then we drive to the Gellert Hill (Citadel) for the amazing view of Budapest, after that – Central Market hall with the largest synagogue of Europe. We take a photo stop at Heroes square ‐ one of the major squares of Budapest, rich with historic And political connotations. Its iconic statue complex, the Millennium Memorial, was completed in 1900, the same year the square was named “Heroes’ Square”. Then head to the water to board a cruise along the Danube River. Enjoy the look out at the city’s iconic panorama, gliding past the Royal Castle, the Hungarian Parliament Building and more. This tour is a perfect way to see all of the capital city’s famous landmarks both by land and water. Return to the hotel after the tour for a comfortable overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast & dinner
19 February - Budapest
After breakfast, check out and transfer to Airport.
|Departure Month and Dates|
|Prague||(2)||Hotel Top or Similar|
|Vienna||(2)||Hotel Jufa Vienna City or Similar|
|Budapest||(2)||Mercure Budapest or Similar|
|No of day’s||Charges|
|45 Days Prior to Departure||25 % of Tour Cost|
|30 Days Prior to Departure||50 % of Tour cost|
|15 Days Prior to Departure||75 % of Tour cost|
|07 Days Prior to Departure||100 % of Tour cost|