Easy Pace Budapest Vienna and Prague

From Budapest to Prague

Visiting: Budapest, Esztergom, Vienna, Prague


Tour Operator: Insight Vacations


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Tour Overview

These three capitals, lush with magnificent cathedrals, imperial palaces and majestic castles, stand at the geographical heart of mainland Europe. Their history and culture are majestically intertwined by the powerful Habsburg dynasty.

Highlights

  • iconTop Rated Highlights - Vienna: Travel along the Ring Road to see the Hofburg Imperial Residence, Opera House, Parliament Building and Karlskirche.
  • iconTop Rated Highlights - Cesky Krumlov: Your Travel Director will lead you an orientation of the city as you explore the medieval streets of this fairy-tale town.
  • iconGyor: Stop in this pretty town known for its Baroque charm.
  • iconBudapest: Visit a traditional strudel house for a taste of sweet strudel and learn about the art of making this Hungarian delicacy.
  • iconBudapest: Your Welcome Dinner is a treat of mouthwatering Hungarian specialties, accompanied by specially selected Hungarian wine, as you dine at the famous and elegant Gundel Restaurant.
  • iconVienna: A private, guided exploration of Schonbrunn Palace will have all your senses tingling. Stand beneath frescoed ceilings, crystal chandeliers and gilded Rococo frames where Mozart performed as a child prodigy.
  • iconVienna: Enjoy a Dine-at-Home experience as you are welcomed into the home of a local for a freshly-prepared meal, typical of the region. Dine with the family for dinner and learn more about their life.
  • iconTop Rated Highlights - Esztergom: Visit the city of Esztergom home to the Catholic church in Hungary
  • iconBudapest: Choose your own ambience and cuisine from a handpicked selection of restaurants on your Dine-Around Evening.
  • iconBudapest: Gaze out over the Danube and giant domed Hungarian Parliament Building from the heights of the Fisherman's Bastion.
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icon Day 1: Welcome to Budapest

Location: Budapest

Accommodation: Hotel Nemzeti Budapest - MGallery.

Meals: Dinner with Wine

On arrival at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, enjoy a complimentary transfer to your hotel at 10:00, 13:00 or 15:30. Meet your Travel Director and travel companions at 18:00. Tonight you are in for a treat with your Welcome Dinner at Gundel, one of Budapest's most renowned restaurants for over a hundred years. Dine in elegance as you savour hearty, Hungarian delicacies accompanied with specially selected Hungarian wine.(Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 2: Budapest, Queen of the Danube

Location: Budapest

Accommodation: Hotel Nemzeti Budapest - MGallery.

Meals: Breakfast, Morning Tea

Drive along the elegant boulevards en route to Heroes’ Square. Across the river in Buda, walk with your Local Expert along the medieval cobblestone streets of the Castle district to visit Matthias Church and admire sweeping views from the Fisherman’s Bastion over the exquisite Parliament building. Make your way to a traditional strudel house to see pastry chefs at work, as they prepare delicious sweet strudel by stretching the dough and readying fillings. Enjoy a delectable taste of this famous delicacy paired with a rich aromatic coffee. Spend the rest of the day exploring the city at your leisure. This evening, perhaps you could stop for an aperitif of Hungarian Pálinka in an elegant café in the old city or maybe opt for a glittering dinner cruise along the Danube?(Breakfast / Morning Tea)

icon Day 3: Free Time in Budapest

Location: Budapest

Accommodation: Hotel Nemzeti Budapest - MGallery.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

The day is at leisure to immerse yourself in Budapest's history, culture and gastronomy. Perhaps, visit a thermal bath (an institution in Budapest), spend time browsing the boutiques on Vaci Street or relax in a sidewalk café. This evening, enjoy a Dine-Around experience from your choice of specially selected restaurants.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 4: Along the Danube to Esztergom and on to Stately Vienna

Location: Budapest, Esztergom, Vienna

Accommodation: Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier, Vienna.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Travel along the Danube to the picturesque city of Esztergom, home to the largest Catholic church in Hungary. Then, journey westward for a stop in the pretty town of Győr, located on the confluence of the Danube, Rába and Rábca rivers. Cross the border and continue to stately Vienna, known for its elegant coffee houses and lavish architecture steeped in history. In the evening, you are invited to a Dine-at-Home experience. Sit down to a hearty meal and learn about life in this enchanting city.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 5: Vienna and the Habsburgs

Location: Vienna

Accommodation: Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier, Vienna.

Meals: Breakfast

Much of Vienna’s present-day charm is due to the long reign of the Habsburgs. Join a Local Expert for a private visit of Maria Theresa’s Schönbrunn Palace and explore its formal gardens at your own pace. Then ready your camera for a dazzling drive around the famous Ring Road. This grand boulevard, built along the lines of the old city walls, showcases many of the capital’s architectural masterpieces, including the Opera House, magnificent Hofburg Imperial Residence, Austrian Parliament Building and Karlskirche. The afternoon is at your leisure.(Breakfast)

icon Day 6: Vienna at Leisure

Location: Vienna

Accommodation: Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier, Vienna.

Meals: Breakfast

Discover the regal grandeur of Vienna, as you explore at your own pace. Perhaps start at St. Stephen’s Cathedral - one of Europe’s great Gothic structures - or browse the shops of the bustling Kärntnerstrasse? You may wish to add another capital to your travels with a visit across the Slovakian border to Bratislava. Ask your Travel Director to recommend local attractions and restaurants, as you appreciate the long, summer evening in one of Europe's most elegant cities.(Breakfast)

icon Day 7: Charming Český Krumlov and Golden Prague

Location: Vienna, Prague

Accommodation: K+K Hotel Central, Prague.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Once over the Czech border, continue to picturesque Český Krumlov, where you'll start with a brief orientation tour of this fairy-tale town, straight out of the Middle Ages. Enjoy some free time to explore and appreciate views of the Vltava River. Wander through the cobblestone, traffic-free streets, past colourful houses that lead up to the finest castle in the land. In the afternoon, continue through the green Bohemian countryside to Prague. In the evening, savour a traditional meal at a local restaurant.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 8: Prague, City of a Hundred Spires

Location: Prague

Accommodation: K+K Hotel Central, Prague.

Meals: Breakfast

Explore Prague with Insight Choice. Choose between walking the courtyards of the Castle and visit the imposing St Vitus Cathedral or alternatively, join your Local Expert for a walk through the Jewish Quarter and learn about a different side of the history of Prague. The city is then yours to explore. Maybe take a river cruise through the heart of the city or walk in the footsteps of kings along the Royal Route? Czechs are passionate about their beer, so be sure to try the local pilsners, alongside the Czech cuisine.(Breakfast)

icon Day 9: Prague at Leisure

Location: Prague

Accommodation: K+K Hotel Central, Prague.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Wind along cobbled lanes and discover a treasure-trove of hidden gems, as you explore Prague at your own pace. Perhaps cross the border to Germany and explore Dresden?This evening, tantalise your taste buds with a rousing Celebration Dinner of local specialities at a restaurant offering magnificent views over the city. Dobrou chuť!(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 10: Depart Prague.

Location: Prague

Meals: Breakfast

Your journey comes to an end after breakfast. Departure transfers arrive at Prague airport at 08:00 and 10:00.(Breakfast)

What's Included

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    Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency

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    If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times

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    Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary

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    If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport

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    Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom

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    We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels

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    We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door

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    Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)

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    If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport

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    From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination

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    Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas

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