Imperial Europe: Prague, Vienna, Budapest & Krakow
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Imperial Europe: Prague, Vienna, Budapest & Krakow
Small group tour
2 travelers
13 days
4 cities
4days
Krakow, Poland
The iconic Polish town of Krakow is like no other, it is the former royal capital of Poland with a picture-perfect old town. Among the top places not to miss while visiting Krakow are the St. Florian’s Gate leading to the Market Square, called Rynek Glowny, which is actually the biggest medieval town square in entire Europe. Here you can find the imposing St. Mary’s Cathedral, the Town Hall building and the Cloth Hall. The Jewish quarter called Kazimierz is also an interesting place to visit, as is the historic royal Wawel Castle, built in the 13th-14th centuries....
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    Day 1: Arrival to Krakow
    Welcome to beautiful Poland, a country which has become a popular tourist destination for its medieval architecture, charming nature and delicious cuisine. 

    Your driver meets you at the arrivals hall of Krakow airport and brings you to your centrally-located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

    Day 2: Krakow City Tour
    Today following breakfast your guide takes you for a 3-hours panoramic walking tour around the charming Krakow. Having escaped destruction during World War II, the city retains its charming medieval shape.

    Krakow life revolves around the largest square in Europe known as the Market square, where several of its architectural and cultural landmarks can be found. In the middle of the square there is the magnificent 14th century Cloth Hall (Sukiennice), which today hosts a market selling local artifacts and souvenirs on the ground floor. Opposite the Cloth Hall is the St. Mary's Cathedral, world famous for its altar carved by Wit Stwosz. You enter the cathedral to explore its interiors.

    Then you walk along Kanonicza and Grodzka Streets, see the Collegium Maius, Jewish District of Kazimierz and magnificent Wawel Hill with a splendid 14th-century cathedral.

    After the tour the rest of the day is free.

    Day 3: Free Day
    Today you have a free day to enjoy stunning Krakow on your own or to take one of optional tours carefully prepared for you.

    Day 4: Departure to Prague
    After breakfast you check out and depart from Krakow.

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    Grand Ascot Hotel, Krakow
    4-star hotel
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    4 days / 3 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Grand Ascot Hotel is located in central Krakow steps from the Main Mar...
    Experiences
    • Private Walking Tour in Krakow
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    Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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12 Jun
Car
Connection | Krakow - Prague
Private Transfer Minivan
Private transfer including photo-stops on the way.
Krakow hotel
Krakow, Poland
7 h
Prague hotel
Prague, Czech Republic
4days
Prague, Czech Republic
The capital of Czech Republic invites to explore its treasures. Spend at least few days in the bustling city, often called as the City of a Hundred Spires and see all of the best landmarks. Start your sightseeing with a visit to Astronomical Clock, which is known as the symbol of Prague. Then make your way to Prague Hradcany Castle, dating back to 9th century and explore the official office of the President. Spend a day just wandering around the charming streets of the Old Town. ...
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    Day 4: Arrival
    Welcome to the fairy-tale capital of the Czech Republic - Prague!

    Upon arrival, you are transferred to your neat Prague hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

    Day 5: Prague City Tour & Beer Tasting
    Following breakfast you embark on a 5-hour voyage of discovery into the Old Town with your guide who shows you the most magnificent city sights.

    You walk the famous Royal Route, originally used for the king's coronation procession, and see the Municipal House, the Gothic Tyn Cathedral, the Cubist House at the Black Madonna and the Old Town Hall tower with its legendary Astronomical clock. Then you explore Parizska street modeled after a Parisian boulevard, the Josefov area - the former Jewish ghetto, the Rudolfinum concert hall and the famous Charles Bridge with the splendid Prague Castle (no entrance included). Fee for public transport to travel between the sites with your guide is included.

    Then you are invited for a unique experience - a guided beer tour. You visit a typical local beer tavern in the city center to learn about the history of Czech beer and to understand how this drink has become a part of the national heritage.

    After the tour you return to your hotel. You have the evening free to enjoy Prague.

    Day 6: Kutna Hora Tour
    In the morning you enjoy breakfast, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby and embark on a 6-hour tour to magnificent Kutna Hora.

    Following a 1.5-hour ride through the beautiful Bohemian countryside, you reach the stunning town of Kutna Hora. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site gained excessive wealth thanks to its prosperous silver mines and became the second most important town in the Kingdom of Bohemia, after Prague.

    During the tour you see all of the key medieval and Baroque monuments, including the former central royal mint, the interior of St. Barbara’s Cathedral, as well as the nearby All Saints Ossuary (Bone Church) which is famous for its elaborate decorations made of human bones.

    After the tour you return to Prague and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 7: Train to Vienna
    Today after breakfast you check out from the hotel and meet your driver in the hotel lobby. Then you are transferred to the railway station to take a train to Vienna.

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    Eurostars Thalia Hotel
    5-star hotel
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    4 days / 3 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 5-star beautiful hotel is set in a historic 19th-century building ...
    Experiences
    • Full Day Trip to Kutna Hora
    • Private Walking Tour with Beer Tasting
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    Transfers
    • Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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15 Jun
Rail
Connection | Prague - Vienna
1st Class Seat
Praha hl.n.
Prague, Czech Republic
3 h
Wien Hbf
Vienna, Austria
4days
Vienna, Austria
Discover the remarkable capital of Austria, often referred to as the City of Music is worth at least three days of your trip. The birthplace of Viennese Waltz has a lot to offer. Start your sightseeing with a visit to the most popular palace of the city - Hofburg Imperial Palace, then make your way to the fancy Vienna State Opera and Belvedere Palace, where you see the stunning two Baroque palaces. Don’t forget to see the Saint Stephan’s Cathedral - Stephansdom. ...
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    Day 7: Arrival & Sightseeing
    Upon arrival to the European capital of music, you meet your guide and driver at the station and start exploring Vienna's attractions with a short panoramic ride. You see Prater with the Giant Ferris Wheel, drive through Ring avenue with its numerous magnificent buildings such as the Parliament and the Vienna State Opera, and drive along the bank of Danube River to see the Vienna International Center.

    After a short ride, you arrive at your hotel located in the very heart of the city to leave your baggage and continue exploring the downtown area of Vienna on foot.

    You walk through the Karntnerstrasse, a shopping street in the pedestrian zone of the city center, to St. Stephen’s Cathedral, one of Vienna's main landmarks. Continue your walk along the Graben und the Kohlmarkt, a very exquisite shopping area, to the Imperial Palace Hofburg which is the former winter residence of the Habsburgs that now houses the Imperial Apartments, the Sisi Museum, the Imperial Silver Chamber, the Austrian National Library and much more.

    After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

    Dy 8: Free Day in Vienna & Strauss and Mozart Concert
    Today is reserved for you to explore and enjoy Vienna on your own.

    In the evening you are transferred to the fascinating Kursalon Vienna to enjoy a Strauss & Mozart Concert. After the concert, you are transferred back to your hotel.

    Day 9: Schonbrunn Palace & Vienna Woods Exploration
    After breakfast your guide and driver take you on a 4-hour touring program around the most significant sites within the boundaries and in the surrounding area of Vienna.

    During the tour you explore the Vienna Woods, which are the most eastern foothills of the Alps. You enjoy a stunning view over the city and Danube River from Kahlenberg, the highest hill in the city.

    Then you drive through the wine area in the foot of the Vienna Woods, the town of Grinzing, and learn why Vienna is called the 'Wine-Growing Capital of the World'.

    Next on your list is the magnificent Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer royal residence, that gives you a historical impression of the glorious imperial times. A highlight is a guided inside visit to the showrooms of the Palace.

    After the tour you return to your hotel in Vienna. The rest of the day is free.

    Day 10: Train to Budapest
    Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and your guide and driver take you to the station for a train ride to Budapest.

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    Hotel Rathauspark
    4-star hotel
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    4 days / 3 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Built in 1882, this luxurious city palace marries the visionary days o...
    Experiences
    • Private Walking Tour in Vienna
    • Strauss & Mozart Concert at Kursalon Vienna
    • Half Day Trip to Schönbrunn Palace & Vienna Woods
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    Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
    • Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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18 Jun
Rail
Connection | Vienna - Budapest
1st Class Seat
Wien Hbf
Vienna, Austria
3 h
Budapest -Keleti
Budapest, Hungary
4days
Budapest, Hungary
Set on the banks of the magnificent Danube River, Hungarian capital is a hidden gem of Europe. Comprised of two formerly separate cities, Buda and Pest, that are now connected by a gorgeous Chain Bridge, Budapest has so much to offer. While visiting, make sure to explore Buda castle and Fisherman’s Bastion, take a stroll on vibrant Vaci Ut. Since the Roman times, Budapest has been famous for its hot springs and hence thermal baths which is a not-to-missed Budapest experience until now. Check out the city’s colorful nightlife and discover the unique concept of Ruin Pubs - once abandoned buildings turned into lively eclectic bars. ...
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    Day 10: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you meet your guide and driver at the station. You are then invited for a short panoramic ride, during which your guide gives you essential information and an introduction to the city and the country.

    Finally, you are transferred to the centrally-located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free to have a good rest after your journey.

    Day 11: Budapest City Tour 
    After breakfast, you enjoy a 4-hour guided walking tour around the main Budapest attractions.

    At first, you see the Opera House and take a short ride on the Millennium metro. You walk through Heroes' Square and City Park to see the splendid Vajdahunyad Castle, stroll through Andrassy Boulevard and enjoy the beauty of the St. Stephen's Basilica. Then you head down to the Danube River embankment, which offers breathtaking views of Gellert and Buda Hills. Finally crossing the Chain Bridge you appear at the Buda Castle District, where you have some time to wander through its cobbled streets and explore the exteriors of Royal Castle. Fee for public transport to travel between the sites with your guide is included. During the tour, you enter to the amazing attractions of the Castle District - the Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion.

    The highlight of your tour is a river Danube public boat cruise.

    After the tour, you return to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to stroll down the streets of this magnificent city at leisure.

    Day 12: Free Day
    Today is free for you to enjoy and explore Budapest on your own. Alternatively, you can take one of our carefully planned optional tours.

    Day 13: Departure
    This is the final day of your tour. Today your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you enjoyed your European tour and the charming cities you have explored!

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    Eurostars Danube Budapest
    4-star hotel
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    4 days / 3 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    You will be staying in a hand-picked downtown hotel. We carefully insp...
    Experiences
    • Half Day Private Walking Tour
    • Danube Daytime Cruise
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    Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located hotels in Krakow, Prague, Vienna and Budapest; 
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Other meals and drinks according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Private transfer from Krakow to Prague;
  • 1st class train tickets: Prague - Vienna and Vienna - Budapest;
  • Sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides according to the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Barbara Cathedral, All Saints Ossuary, Schönbrunn Palace, Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion;
  • Beer tasting with a guide in Prague;
  • Strauss & Mozart Concert in Kursalon Vienna;
  • Danube cruise in Budapest by public boat;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses. 

Note: 

  1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you. 
  2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.

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