Gems of Eastern Europe

From $2999
Product Number: LTGEE01

Welcome to the Gems of Eastern Europe by rambling along the Royal Route coronation path of Old Bohemia in Prague as well as from the Medieval Matthias Church to the summit of Gellert Hill in  Budapest. Visiting a musical landmark, the birthplace of Mozart.

Return economy air fares
Comfortable coach with WIFI
Comfortable hotel accommodation
Breakfasts
Sightseeing as per itinerary
English-speaking escorted tour

Departure Dates

Low Season $2,999pp

OCT 16th, 23rd, 30th
NOV 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Mid Season $3,399pp

DEC 4th, 11th

High Season $3,699pp

DEC 18th, 25th

Low Season $2,999pp

JAN 22nd, 29th
FEB 5th

Mid Season $3,399pp

JAN 8th, 15th

High Season $3,699pp

JAN 1st

Depart from Australia to Frankfurt, Germany.

Upon arrival at the Frankfurt Airport, you will be met and greeted by our representative and transfer to your hotel for a restful and leisure day.

Hotel: Park Inn Radisson or similar

After breakfast, board on to the coach in Frankfurt, and enjoy a scenic ride through classic German countryside en route to the Prague in Czech Republic. The sceneray along the journey is just spectacular. Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic, is bisected by the Vltava River. Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” one of Europe’s most ornate cities. You will arrive in the evening, ready to discover this charming capital city with its fairytale architecture.

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott or similar

After breakfast, your Prague adventure begins with a spectacular walk along the Royal Route, following the traditional coronation path of the kings and queens of old Bohemia. You’ll start from the top of Castle Hill in the Hradcany district, famous for its views over the red-roofed old city, and then tour Prague Castle. is Prague’s most popular attraction. Looming above the Vltava’s left bank, its serried ranks of spires, towers and palaces dominate the city centre like a fairy-tale fortress.  Within its walls lies a varied and fascinating collection of historic buildings, museums and galleries that are home to some of the Czech Republic’s greatest artistic and cultural treasures. Your exploration then heads off around the imposing gothic St. Vitus Cathedral and the Old Royal Palace, and along Golden Lane. Later you will stroll across the iconic Charles Bridge. Then, you’ll make the scenic transfer from Prague to the Slovakian capital, Bratislava.  Here you’ll pass through the heart of the city by coach, with views of the magnificent Bratislava Castle and St. Martin´s Cathedral. In the evening, transfer to hotel for a restful night.

Hotel: Park Inn Danube or similar

After breakfast, proceed to Budapest. Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube. Its 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. Visit to Buda Palace, and then have a chance to look at the exhibitions in the Budapest History Museum and Hungarian National Gallery. Next you’ll explore both sides of the city on a cultural and historic tour. Highlights on the Buda side of the Danube include the towered terrace of Fisherman’s Bastion, the medieval Matthias Church and a walk up to the summit of Gellért Hill for panoramic views. While over in Pest the sights include the expansive Heroes’ Square and Hungary’s dramatic riverside Parliament Building. In the evening, you can choose to round off an eventful day with an optional dinner, where you can sample traditional dinner accompanied by Hungarian folkdance and music. Watching the dancers was mesmerizing and the musicians were top notch! They showed the gipsy culture and joy of music.

Hotel: Mercure Budapest or similar

 

After breakfast, driving to the capital of Austria, Vienna, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. Sightseeing begin at Empress Maris Theresa’s favorite palace at Schonbrunn, former summer residence of the Imperial family and considered one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Europe. Stadtpark the popular Johann Strauss monument, the Parliament, World famous Opera House, Monument to the Soviet soldier and impressive baroque Church of St. Charles Borromeo. A stroll along the Kartnerstrasse with its glamorous boutiques brings us to St. Stephen’s Cathedral (Vienna is the musical capital of the world, you may check with your tour guide to arrange a concert of Classical music for you).

Hotel: Ramada Encore or similar

After breakfast, travel from Vienna it’s on to another Austrian gem, Salzburg. The city’s beautiful historic centre, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, which is characterized by numerous baroque buildings, and is one of the most picturesque places in Europe. Salzburg is also famous for its musical heritage, being both the birthplace of Mozart, and also connected with hit musical The Sound of Music. You’ll get the chance to see from the outside the house where Mozart was born, explore the city further at your leisure and also have lunch in Salzburg, before heading across the German border to Munich. Munich, Bavaria’s capital, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls. Upon arrival in Munich, check in at the hotel for a restful evening.

Hotel: NH Munich or similar

After breakfast, proceed to Mt Titlis in Switzerland. Titlis is a mountain of the Uri Alps, located on the border between the cantons of Obwalden and Berne. At 3,238 metres (10,623 ft) above sea level, it is the highest summit of the range north of the Susten Pass, between the Bernese Oberland and Central Switzerland. As soon as we will arrive at Engelberg (the access to Mt Titlis) experience the world’s first revolving cable car that takes (approx. 45 mins.) you to the top of Switzerland’s highest vantage point with a breathing 360 degree view. Lunch at Mt Titlis. In the afternoon visit ther medieval town Lucerne, walk on the wooden Kapell Bridge, the lovely lake Lucerne and see the Lion Monument, enjoy the free time to shop for Swiss watches and other Swiss specialities. In the evening, transfer back to hotel.
Hotel: Dorint Zurich or similar

After breakfast, enjoy a short orientation tour in Zurich then drive to visiting Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen. The Rhine Falls is the largest plain waterfall in Europe. The falls are located on the High Rhine on the border between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich, between the villages of Neuhausen am Rheinfall and Laufen-Uhwiesen/Dachsen, next to the town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland. Driving through the fairytale Black Forest to where the cuckoo-clock was first invented by Titisee. Titisee-Neustadt is a municipality in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is made up of the six communities of Neustadt, Langenordnach, Rudenberg, Titisee, Schwärzenbach and Waldau. Lunch at Titisee, and taste their most famous Black Forest cake for your dessert. Then, will arrive to Frankfurt in the evening .

Hotel: Park Inn Radisson or similar

After breakfast, enjoy the last bit of  Frankfurt before transferring to Airport according to your flight schedule. Board on home bound flight to return to Australia or next destination.

Arrive in Australia.

Inclusions

  • Return Economy Flight to/from Europe
  • Airport Tax & Fuel Surcharge
  • Comfortable Hotel Accommodation
  • Breakfast as indicated (B) per itinerary
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • English speaking Escorted Tour

Exclusions

  • Tour Guide Gratuity €7 per day
  • Optional Admissions Fees
  • Insterstate surcharge BNE/ADL/PER
  • Single Supplement surcharge $850pp

Optional Activities & Fees

Czech Republic & Vienna City

  • Czech Republic City Tax  €5
  • Vienna City Tax  €5

*(Both taxes above are mandatory to be paid prior to entering both cities)

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