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9 Day Classic Central Europe


Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights NYC-Budapest, Prague-NYC
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 7 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Budapest
    • 3 nights Vienna
    • 2 nights Prague
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 9 meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Special Features

  • Heroes' Square, Budapest
  • Matthias Coronation Church, Budapest
  • Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest
  • Schonbrunn Palace, Vienna
  • Half day excursion to Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Charles Bridge & Astronomical Clock, Prague

DAY 1, Monday or Thursday- Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Hungary. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for the journey

DAY 2, Tuesday or Friday - Arrive in Budapest
Arrive in Budapest and transfer to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy a welcome drink, dinner and orientation at your hotel
Overnight: Budapest
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday or Saturday - Budapest City Tour
Your morning tour begins in Pest with a chance to view Parliament, the Royal Palace and Heroes' Square. You will cross the Danube River on the Elizabeth Bridge into the Buda Hills. Visit Mount Gellert, then continue to Castle Hill to see the 13th century Matthias Coronation Church. From Fisherman's Bastion, enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure
Optional: Budapest Jewish Interest Tour (PM)*
Overnight: Budapest
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday or Sunday - Travel to Vienna
Spend the morning at leisure in Budapest. Later, depart Hungary and travel through the Austrian countryside to Vienna, the former center of the Hapsburg Empire. Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure in Vienna
Optional: Parliament & St. Stephens (AM)
Optional: Mozart & Strauss Concert (PM)
Overnight: Vienna
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Friday or Monday - Vienna City Tour
Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour that begins with a visit to the impressive Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Hapsburg emperors. View the Belvedere Palace and its gardens. Continue with a drive along the famous Ringstrasse and view the Empress Maria Theresia Monument, Votive Church, City Hall and Parliament. Next, walk through the Hofburg courtyards to the State Opera House
Overnight: Vienna
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday or Tuesday - Bratislava City Tour
This morning enjoy a half-day excursion across the border to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. For centuries, this city has been famous for its charm and beauty. It has undergone a major revitalization and now flourishes as one of Europe's newest capitals. The beautifully restored old town with its winding lanes and medieval courtyards is nestled between the steep Castle Hill and the Danube River. First, explore the historic center on a guided walking tour. After, take time to stroll the lively pedestrian streets of this charming city where local street vendors offer regional gifts before returning to Vienna
Optional: Austrian Country Dinner (PM)
Overnight: Vienna
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday or Wednesday - Travel to Prague via Cesky Krumlov
This morning, depart Austria for the Czech Republic. Begin with a stop in Cesky Krumlov, a fairy-tale town with a maze of narrow cobbled streets. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, Cesky Krumlov has earned an international reputation as a time capsule of the past. Enjoy a short walk through the town and view its Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance houses. Later, continue through Southern Bohemia to the Czech capital, Prague - "The City of a Thousand Spires"
Overnight: Prague
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Monday or Thursday - Prague City Tour
This morning’s sightseeing will include a walking tour of the Lesser Town and the Old Town, viewing the Infant Jesus of Prague Church and include the 14th century Charles Bridge, with its 30 baroque statues of various saints. From here, admire the view of Prague Castle. Continue through the Old Town Square to view the famous Old Town Hall Tower & Astronomical Clock, viewing the Municipal House, Powder Tower and the Jewish Quarter. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant
Optional: Prague Castle & St. Vitus Cathedral (PM)
Overnight: Prague
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Tuesday or Friday- Depart for the USA
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

*The optional Budapest Jewish Interest Tour will not be offered on the May 13 and Oct 21 departures due to the observance of holidays

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

    Sep 2 departures: Some passengers will be accommodated at NH Budapest in Budapest.

    Sep 16 departure: Some passengers will be accommodated at Courtyard Marriott Wien Schoenbrunn in Vienna.

    Sep 23 departure: Some passengers will be accommodated at NH Budapest City, Hotel Nemzeti Budapest in Budapest, the Courtyard Marriott Wien Schoenbrunn in Vienna and Marriott Hotel in Prague.

    Oct 7 departure: Some passengers will be accommodated at the Hotel Nemzeti Budapest in Budapest and the Marriott Hotel in Prague.


    Entry Requirements:
    Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.




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