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BUDAPEST - VIENNA - PRAGUE IN 8 DAYS

 

Budapest Vienna Prague


BUDAPEST

DAY 1

Arrival at Ferihegy airport. The English speaking guide is waiting for the group

Direct transfer to the hotel. Erlier check in if the hotel’s availability allows.

Free time for rest.

Meet the guide in the hotel lobby, the city tour by coach is starting.

A 3-hour coach tour of the capital will take the guests to all must to see monuments and sights of Budapest. Those includes Heroes Square with Millenary Monument, Vajdahunyad Castle (o), the Opera House (o), the Basilica (i) and the Parliament (o), the Citadel (o), Top Mount St. Gellért with its breathtaking panorama. Eventually they are taken to the Castle District with Matthias Church (i) and to the Picturesque Fishermen’s Bastion.

(i = inside, o = outside)

Direct transfer to the boat

The dinner cruise program duration is 2 hours if the dinner is included.

There is an aperitif served, and than the dinner. The ambience is provided by the lightened city, and the Panorama of the Castle District which is part of the UNESCO world heritage, and by the candles.

Transfer back to the hotel, overnight in the hotel

 

DAY 2

Meet the guide in the hotel lobby, departure for the Danube Bend excursion. The journey takes approx. 40 minutes.

The Danube Bend to the north of Budapest is one of the most beautiful regions of the river, which flows through eight countries.

The first stop of the excursion is Esztergom, the birthplace of the First Hungarian King Stephen I. The town was and remained the centre of the Catholic Church in Hungary. One of the most beautiful renaissance monuments of our country can be found in this town: the Bakócz Chapel and the Treasury preserving masterpieces of the ecclesiastical art.

After visiting Esztergom the tour leads as to Visegrád where the ruins of a Royal Residence can be found.

Then the picturesque and historic town of Szentendre is the next stop witch lies 20 kilo­metres from Budapest, on the bank of the Danube. A population of ethnic Serbs settled here in the 17th century. Szentendre has always been a popular place for artists. One part of this special atmosphere is given to the town by the big colony of artists whose gallery and exhibitions are open to the public.

In the afternoon arrival back to Budapest. Free time for fresh up.

 

In the evening meet the guide in the hotel lobby, transfer to the dinner with folklore show & gipsy music.

Welcome drink and gypsy music at the entrance. Whilst serving a delicious dinner colourful Hungarian folklore program of dances and songs accompanied by gypsy music will be presented. Clients also join in. Transfer back to the hotel.

 

DAY 3

After breakfast meet the guide in the hotel lobby, departure for Puszta excursion

The Varga Tanya is located in the real Puszta approx. 85 Km from Budapest away in direction of Kecskemét. The sourounding of the Varga Tanya is part of the national park Kiskunság. The building of the Varga Tanya are completly part of the typical Hungarian „puszta”, the Varga Tanya has more building, one main building and more smaller one separately, this type of the setting of the building is typical for the puszta. The houses are equipped with reed roof and have white wall with red geraniums. For someone who like the sports is the Varga Tanya a real paradise, because it offers for the guest swimming pool, children pool, horse riding, the puszta can be explored by bycycle also.

The great performance of the most famous horsemen and carriage ride through the Puszta is followed by a typical Hungarian meal. This is served in a pub (Csarda) and accompanied by gypsy music.

In case of nice weather the Goulash soup is pre­pared in the garden of the restaurant on open fire.

On request we can arrange folklore performance as well.

Transfer back to Budapest.

 

VIENNA

DAY 4

after breakfast check out from the hotel, and departure to Vienna

Arrival at Vienna, transfer to the hotel, check in.

Free program

 

DAY 5

Meet the guide in the hotel lobby, departure for the half day city tour

Trip by coach form your hotel to city centre. Enjoy the glance at the most important sights located at the avenue “Ringstrasse” such as the State Opera, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History, , the Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence of the Habsburg family. Short walking tour to have a glance at the Royal Treasury, the

Spanish Riding School, the Royal Chapel and the National Library. Afterwards coach ride passing by the Parliament, the Museumsquarter, the Secession and the market place “Naschmarkt” to Schönbrunn Palace. This historical monument surrounded by a magnificent garden was the former summer residence of many generations of the Habsburg family. Guided tour through the private and official showrooms of the palace. At the Gloriette you will enjoy an unforgettable view over the palace area. Trip back to your hotel where the tour ends..

Free time for leisure and shopping for the rest of the day.

 

DAY 6

Meet the guide in the hotel lobby, departure for the Salzburg tour

Dreaming spires, green hills and romantic gardens - the city′s attractions are loved by millions of visitors from all over the World hungry for Salzburg sightseeing. With a tourist-per-capita ratio higher than Venice or Florence, the city is among the busiest places of Europe all year round.

1.) Salzburger Dom - the city′s cathedral

The Dom in all it′s Baroque glory was opened in 1628 and has proved to be Salzburg′s top attraction ever since.

2.) Salzburg Castle - Festung Hohensalzburg

One of the biggest castles of Europe, Salzburg′s fortress provides its visitors with stunning views over the valley.

3.) Getreidegasse - Salzburg′s busiest alley

The most fashionable shopping mile in the city is also its most expensive, a scenic medieval alley in which Mozart was born!

4.) Mozart birthplace & living place

The house in which baby Mozart was born in 1756, and the one he used to live and work in later, host popular museums today.

5.) Residenz Castle - the gem of the Prince Archbishops

The Residenz Castle of the Prince Archbishops of Salzburg was intended to show their power  - and still does this job well.

6.) Mirabell Palace & Gardens

You haven′t seen the Mozartstadt until you have strolled along the gardens of Mirabell Palace. Modern Salzburg′s city hall is still as attractive as it was when Fräulein Maria and the Trapp children danced between thousands of flowers around it. on the castle or on the gardens

 

PRAGUE

DAY 7

After breakfast check out from the hotel, departure to Prague

Arrival in Prague, check in into the hotel

Free time for leisure till 19.00

Departure to the boat trip

If you would like to have a nice evening with dinner, live music... maybe spent on the river Vltava? In this case we have a perfect offer for You, a 3-hour long river cruise on the Vltava, with dinner, live music and beautiful sights of Prague. During the 2 or 3 hours You will pass the Charles bridge, Prague Castle with the St. Vithus Cathedral, National Theater, Vysehrad and a lot more.

Transfer back to the hotel, overnight in the hotel.

 

DAY 8

Meet the guide in the hotel lobby and departure for the city tour.

We are planning a full day city tour within Prague this day.

Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Nicknames for Prague have included "the mother of cities" (Praga mater urbium, or "Praha matka měst" in Czech), "city of a hundred spires", or Stověžatá Praha in Czech and "the golden city" or Zlaté město in Czech. Situated on the River Vltava in central Bohemia, Prague has been the political, cultural, and economic centre of the Czech state for more than 1100 years. For many decades during the Gothic and Renaissance eras, Prague was the permanent seat of two Holy Roman Emperors and thus was also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire.

Today, the city proper is home to more than 1.2 million people. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, making the city one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, Transfer back to the hotel, free time.