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Vienna and Budapest

7 days from Vienna to Budapest

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Map of the tour
Map of the tour Budapest Castle Hill Butterfly House, Vienna
Castle Hill at night - Budapest Elizabeth Bridge - Budapest Szechenyi Medical Bath - Budapest

Included Features

  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Breakfast daily
  • Dinner with entertainment in Grinzing suburb of Vienna
  • Farewell dinner with entertainment in typical csarda restaurant in Budapest
  • Strauss & Mozart Concert in Vienna
  • Inter-city travel by modern motor coach
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Headsets will be provided for included sightseeing tours, so you can easily hear your guide's commentary

Hotels

  • Vienna, Savoyen or
  • Vienna, Park Royal
  • Budapest, Intercontinental

Itinerary

Day 1, (Mon) arrive in Vienna

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Dinner tonight will be in a typical local Heurigen restaurant. (D)

Day 2, (Tue) in Vienna

On your morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg Palace, once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and view the Belvedere Palace, Prater amusement park, the UN buildings, St. Stephen's Cathedral and other vivid reminders of the city's imperial history. After a free afternoon, enjoy an evening concert of Strauss' and Mozart's music. (B)

Day 3, (Wed) in Vienna

Take a guided visit to the Kunsthistorische Museum this morning. The balance of the day is free. (B)

Day 4, (Thu) to Budapest

Today, journey eastbound by motor coach or first class train to Budapest, often called "Paris of the East". The afternoon is free for independent activities or optional excursions. (B)

Day 5, (Fri) in Budapest

Situated on the opposite banks of the river Danube, the former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of graceful bridges. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of the decorative Parliament building, seat of the National Assembly; Vaci Utca, a pedestrian street lined with shops and restaurants; Heroes' Square with the Millennium Memorial, 118 foot high Corinthian column dedicated to the Roman Catholic Church, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The balance of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 6, (Sat) in Budapest

Sightseeing tour this morning focuses on the Castle Hill area, the 13th century Matthias Church, Fisherman's Bastion and Royal Palace. Afternoon is free for last minute shopping or independent exploration. Tonight, enjoy dinner with entertainment in a typical csarda restaurant. (B,D)

Day 7, (Sun) depart Budapest

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)