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Get a lively taste of Imperial Europe. Admire the sights of Munich and the character of Prague. See the capital of Slovakia and the beauty of Budapest. Appreciate the splendours of Vienna and Salzburg, and cruise along the River Danube.

Day 1

ARRIVE MUNICH

Welcome to Munich, capital of Bavaria. Stop and view the stadium built for the 1972 Olympics and the Marienplatz, with its fascinating Glockenspiel clock. Meet this evening for a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers and Travel Director.

Meal(s): (Welcome Reception)
Hotel: Hilton City (SF)

 

Day 2

MUNICH - REGENSBURG - PRAGUE (2 NIGHTS)

Visit Regensburg, an unspoilt medieval gem on your way to the Czech Republic. Across the border see Pilsen, renowned for its breweries, before reaching Prague. This exciting city is your home for the next two nights!

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)
Hotel: Hilton (SF)

 

Day 3

PRAGUE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Prague has prospered since the fall of Communism, and its new-found status and affluence is evident during your guided sightseeing tour of the city. See the impressive St. Vitus’ Cathedral in the grounds of the 1,000 year-old Prague Castle. Cross the river on your walking tour to the Old Town Square to see the Astronomical Clock. Spend the afternoon as you wish. Explore the city on your own, or consider a relaxing lunch cruise on the River Vltava. This evening, join your fellow for a Highlight Dinner at a local restaurant.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Highlight Dinner)

 

Day 4

PRAGUE - BRATISLAVA - BUDAPEST (2 NIGHTS)

Visit the Slovak capital Bratislava with its eclectic Gothic, Baroque and Art Deco architecture. Entering Hungary you arrive in Budapest on the banks of the River Danube.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)
Hotel: Ramada Plaza (SF)

 

Day 5

BUDAPEST SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Your sightseeing tour of Budapest features views of the famous Chain Bridge, the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district and a visit to the Fisherman's Bastion. From there enjoy superb views across the Parliament and Danube below. Later, spend time exploring on your own or consider a guided tour of the Parliament. Tonight, experience a Be My Guest Hungarian dinner with local specialities.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Be My Guest dinner)

 

Day 6

BUDAPEST - GYOR - VIENNA (2 NIGHTS)

Crossing the Transdanubia region to Györ is a pleasant drive through beautiful countryside. Stroll through this quaint city, which stands at the confluence of three rivers and features charming Baroque architecture. Later arrive in imperial Vienna where you stay for the next two nights.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)
Hotel: Hilton Danube (F)

 

Day 7

VIENNA SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Admire the Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence of the Hapsburg Dynasty during your enthralling sightseeing tour of Vienna with your expert Local Guide. See the grand State Opera House, and the Ringstrasse, a beautiful sweeping boulevard built in the 19th century to replace the city walls. View St. Stephen’s Cathedral, its ornate roof bearing the imperial emblem of the Hapsburgs. The afternoon is yours to explore the city’s many attractions. Later, you might like to attend a classical concert.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

 

Day 8

VIENNA - WACHAU VALLEY - SALZBURG

Embark on a cruise in Krems and admire the scenery of the vineyard-rich, UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley, one of the most beautiful river valleys in Europe. Rejoin your coach in Spitz and see the magnificent Melk Abbey, a masterpiece of baroque architecture, before reaching Salzburg.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Austria Trend Europa (F)

 

Day 9

SALZBURG - MUNICH

Your holiday ends in the Bavarian capital, Munich. On your return to this fascinating city you will have time to enjoy the numerous museums and beautiful gardens. This evening, join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner to celebrate the end of your holiday.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)
Hotel: Hilton City (SF)

 

Day 10

DEPART MUNICH

Say ‘auf wiedersehen’ to Germany, your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your exhilarating European experience! Transfers to Munich airport are available, conditions apply.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

10 day tour from £1450.00

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