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Escorted Central European Capitals

Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia & Hungary in 8 Days, 7 Nights in Destination

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Embark on this fully-escorted voyage through Central Europe including the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary where you will acquaint yourself with the urban beauty of the main capitals of these historic countries.

Trip Highlights

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    Bratislava
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    Vienna
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    Budapest
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    Prague

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  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Breakfast only

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Accommodation: 7 Nights

Itinerary

Get to know the best of Central Europe in this essential tour of some of the region’s main capital cities. Start your journey with Prague’s culinary temptations, head on over to Vienna, voted the world’s most livable city, before stopping by Brastislava’s picturesque Old Town and ending your trip by immersing yourself in Budapest, the spa capital of the world!

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Prague

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Set off for your departure airport, ready to catch a flight to the Czech capital of Prague.* Arrive in Prague, known for its fairytale old town, lively nightlife and nicknamed the 'City of a Hundred Spires'. Transfer to the hotel and spend the remainder of the day exploring at your leisure. Alternatively, you can take part in an unforgettable Black Light Theatre experience** where you will immerse yourself in a dazzling multi-sensorial performance based on audiovisual effects, dance and music. Overnight stay in Prague.

*If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

**Optional Entrance to the Black Light Theatre in Prague: Experience the ‘Best of the Black Theater’, a compilation of scenes and images from the most successful productions of the Black Theater in Prague over the last 30 years where you will relish a fascinating performance mixing audiovisual effects, dance and music.

Important Note: that in order to assist the Black Light theater performance you must arrive in Prague before 4pm.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Harmony or similar
tripadvisor rating

25 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Entrance to Black Light Theatre in Prague

Light

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2nd Day: Prague

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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off on a city tour of Prague, nicknamed the 'Golden City'. See the famous Powder Tower and explore the Old Town. Reach Old Town Square, home to the famous Astronomical Clock, one of the most popular sights in Prague, and the Church of Our Lady Before Tyn. Finish the tour at the iconic Charles Bridge. The remainder of the day is free at your leisure to explore the sights and sample the local cuisine at your own pace. Alternatively, enjoy a folklore-themed dinner* in a traditional Czech restaurant. Overnight stay in Prague.

*Optional Folklore Dinner: Enjoy dinner at a typical Czech restaurant which includes dance and live music performances, a truly unforgettable evening basking in Czech culture.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Harmony or similar
tripadvisor rating

25 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Prague City Tour

Moderate

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Optional
Czech Folklore Dinner

Light

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3rd Day: Prague

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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day exploring Prague at your leisure. Get to know its atmospheric old town, people-watch from the cafe terraces or explore Prague's various museums and art galleries. Alternatively, take part in an optional visit to the Castle of Prague,* the current home of the President of the Czech Republic. As another optional activity, enjoy a medieval-themed dinner at a traditional Czech restaurant.** Overnight stay in Prague.

*Optional Visit to the Castle of Prague: Visit the grounds of Prague Castle, where you will be able to see St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George's Basilica, the Old Royal Palace and the Golden Lane before experiencing the beauty of the imposing Church of St. Nicholas and Church of the Infant Jesus of Prague (entrance fees included).

**Optional Medieval Dinner: Dive into the Middle Ages in this unique dinner experience complete with one-of-a-kind performances in an underground tavern in Prague. Not only will you be feasting as they would in Czech medieval times but you will also get to interact with jugglers, snake charmers, belly dancers and even fortune tellers as you enjoy your meal.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Harmony or similar
tripadvisor rating

25 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
Optional Tour of Prague's Castle

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Optional
Medieval Dinner in Prague

Light

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4th Day: Prague - Vienna

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After breakfast at the hotel, travel by bus through the beautiful landscapes of Bohemia and Moravia towards Austria and its capital, Vienna. Arrive in Vienna, an imperial city famed for its artistic legacy and for being the hometown of Mozart and Beethoven, and check-in at your hotel. Discover the 'City of Dreams' today on a panoramic tour of Vienna. Take the Ringstrasse ring road to see some of the capital's most important buildings including the State Opera House, the Museums of Art History and Natural History, the Museumquartier, the Imperial Palace (the former winter residence of the Emperor), the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. The remainder of the day is free to enjoy Vienna at your leisure. Alternatively, you can opt to enjoy a classical music concert,* a must-do activity while in the city! Overnight stay in Vienna.

*Optional Classical Music Concert: Sit it on what is sure to be an unforgettable and truly authentic experience while in Vienna, a classical music concert.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Garten & Kunsthotel Gabri... or similar
tripadvisor rating

271 Reviews

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Activities

included
Vienna City Tour

Moderate

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Optional
Classical Music Concert in Vienna

Light

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5th Day: Vienna - Bratislava

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, you will be making your way to the beautiful capital of Slovakia, Bratislava by bus. Discover this magical place in a city tour of Bratislava where you will get to familiarize yourself with all of its main attractions. Start with Michael’s Gate, one of the oldest buildings in the city and from here make your way to Universitas Istropolitana, the striking Gothic St Martin’s Cathedral, the Episcopal Summer Palace, the Main Square and, finally, the Slovak National Opera House. Later, check-in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Bratislava.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ibis Bratislava Centrum or similar
tripadvisor rating

1975 Reviews

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Activities

included
Bratislava City Tour

Moderate

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6th Day: Bratislava - Budapest

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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by bus to Budapest, Hungary. After enjoying the changing landscapes of the Danube Delta, arrive in Budapest. The city is famously divided in two sections by the River Danube, Buda and Pest, each with its own distinctive atmosphere.

Set off on an enthralling guided tour of Budapest, beginning with Heroes Square, the largest and most impressive in the city and an emblem of Pest's Golden Era. Next, see the National Opera Theatre and the amazing Parliament building, a true icon of the city on the banks of the Danube. Continue the tour across the river, in the Castle District, where you can enjoy the sweeping views from Castle Hill and the amazing architecture of the Fisherman's Bastion. Cross Margaret Bridge to visit the Király Baths before ending the tour at the oldest and most photographed bridge in the city, the glorious Chain Bridge. Overnight stay in Budapest.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Verdi Grand Hotel or similar
tripadvisor rating

188 Reviews

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Activities

included
Budapest City Tour

Moderate

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7th Day: Budapest

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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day exploring Budapest at your leisure. Alternatively, take part in our optional cruise* along the Danube River. Overnight stay in Budapest.

*Optional Danube River Cruise from Budapest: Embark on a river cruise of the Danube and enjoy architectural views of the city from a different perspective. From the Parliament, to the many  bridges and even the Royal Palace Walls, complete this romantic sail across the city with a glass of champagne.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Verdi Grand Hotel or similar
tripadvisor rating

188 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
Danube River Cruise from Budapest

Light

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8th Day: Budapest - UK/Ireland

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Breakfast* at the hotel. It's time to bring your journey through Central Europe to an end. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the UK/Ireland. Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.

*Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

Included activities

Included
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Before your departure you will receive a voucher with the meeting point and presentation time.

Prague City Tour

Included activity for day 2 in Prague

Take a city tour of Prague. See the famous Powder Tower and explore the Old Town. Reach Old Town Square home to the famous Astronomical Clock, one of the most popular sights in Prague, and the Church of Our Lady Before Tyn. End the tour at Charles Bridge.

Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

more information
Included
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Before your departure you will receive a voucher with the meeting point and presentation time.

Vienna City Tour

Included activity for day 4 in Vienna

Discover the best-known sights of Vienna as you take a city tour around the Ringstrasse, the circular boulevard that borders the historic heart of the city. Discover Vienna's most emblematic landmarks and architectural treasures.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

more information
Included

Bratislava City Tour

Included activity for day 5 in Bratislava

Get to know Bratislava’s main attractions in this guided city tour where you will stop by Michael’s Gate, the striking Gothic St Martin’s Cathedral and the Slovak National Opera House, among other iconic landmarks.

Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

more information
Included
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Before your departure you will receive a voucher with the meeting point and presentation time.

Budapest City Tour

Included activity for day 6 in Budapest

Set off on a city tour of Budapest to see the city's most emblematic sights such as Heroes Square and the amazing Parliament building. Cross the river to the Castle District to enjoy sweeping views from Castle Hill and visit Fisherman's Bastion.

Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: 10:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

more information

Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional
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Important: you must arrive to Prague airport before 4pm to be able to assist to this show.

Entrance to Black Light Theatre in Prague

Suggested activity for day 1 in Prague

Marvel at an incredible multi-sensorial performance where you will get to experience the very best of the Black Light Theater in Prague, from audiovisual effects to dance and music.

Duration 01:15h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

more information
Optional

Czech Folklore Dinner

Suggested activity for day 2 in Prague

Have dinner in a traditional Czech restaurant where the theme of the night is folklore and enjoy the full experience including dance and live music performances as you feast on a delicious meal.

Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

more information
Optional

Optional Tour of Prague's Castle

Suggested activity for day 3 in Prague

Get to know one of the most emblematic sites in the country, the Castle of Prague, where the President of the Czech Republic resides today and enjoy an informative tour of the main stops within the grounds of the castle.

Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Active

more information
Optional

Medieval Dinner in Prague

Suggested activity for day 3 in Prague

Stimulate all your senses in this unforgettable medieval dinner located in an underground tavern where you will also be treated to entertainment, including: jugglers, snake charmers, belly dancers and fortune tellers.

Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

more information

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Prague, Budapest - UK/Ireland.
  • 7 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels.
    See hotels included
  • 7 breakfasts.
  • All transfers
  • Visits and entrance fees as is indicated in the itinerary.
    See itinerary
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Panoramic tours of Prague, Vienna, Bratislava & Budapest.
  • ATOL protection.
  • English-speaking guide during the whole trip.

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks, tips, city-taxes and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

  • Czech Republic
  • Austria
  • Hungary
  • Slovakia
    • Entry requirements

      Passport with the minimum validity required.

    • Visa

      No advance visa is required.

    • Currency

      Czech Koruna.

    • Language

      Czech, English.

    • Electricity

      220 V. No adapter required.

    • Health

      There are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from EU countries.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 01:00.

    • Other useful information

      You should leave between 5% and 10% of the total bill as a tip.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.czechtourism.com/

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline's website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +44 20 8068 3176 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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    Pay only 60% today to reserve your trip.

    Rest is paid in instalments according to your departure date.

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