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- from $3,574 PP
- 10 nights
- Apr - Oct
- 2.5hrs from London / 10hrs from NYC
Discover the top sights, history, culture and gastronomy in Budapest, Vienna and Prague on this 10-days trip. You’ll begin in the Hungarian capital with a sightseeing tour that includes the Buda Castle District followed by a gastronomic tour focused on wine and famous dishes like Hungarian goulash. Travel to magnificent Vienna, with a walking tour of Slovakia’s capital, Bratislava, along the way. Discover significant sights along Ringstrasse and take in a Viennese concert with dinner at Schonbrunn Palace before concluding in Prague. Czech capital highlights include the Castle District, a boat trip on the Vltava River Road and lots of tasty fare.
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- 9 nights 4 and 5 star hotel accommodation, staying on a bed and breakfast basis
- Private airport departure and arrival transfers
- All domestic transfers as per itinerary
- Budapest private sightseeing tour
- Hungarian gastronomy tour in Budapest
- Bratislava walking tour
- Vienna private walking tour
- Vienna evening concert with dinner
- Vienna gastronomy tour
- Private Cesky Krumlov tour
- Prague Castle District tour
- Vltava River Boat Trip
- Prague private sightseeing/food tour
- Expert trip planning advice
- 24/7 support from our dedicated staff
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 Budapest: Arrival Into Budapest
Welcome to Budapest. To ensure a more stress-free arrival experience, you’ll be greeted by your private driver at Budapest Airport who will bring you to your hotel and assist with your check-in process. Known as the “Paris of the East,” this thriving capital city is famous for its thermal baths and UNESCO World Heritage Sites with plenty of cultural attractions to keep you busy. Enjoy everything from the 11th-century Buda Castle to classic concerts, historic churches, and charming outdoor cafes. For one of the best panoramic vistas of the city, head to the neo-gothic terrace Fisherman’s Bastion which overlooks the Danube River.
Day 2 Budapest: Sightseeing Tour
Join your private guide for a half-day tour of spectacular architecture and jaw-dropping city views in the heart of the Buda Castle District. You’ll get to marvel at two of the most iconic historic buildings in the city, the Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church, with the latter originally built in 1015, although the current gothic-style structure was constructed during the late 14th-century. The Fisherman’s Bastion is newer, built around the turn-of-the 20th-century. This evening, a private driver will bring you to the pier for a 50-minute cruise in a private water limousine on the Danube River, complete with champagne and picturesque city views.
Day 3 Budapest: Hungarian Gastronomy, Cooking & Wine Tasting
Learn more about Hungary through its flavors this morning with a cooking class and Hungarian wine tasting experience. Your guide will pick you up for private transfer to the Market Hall of Budapest where you’ll be instructed on how to prepare some of the country’s most famous dishes like Hungarian pancakes and goulash. A hands-on lesson, you’ll get a diploma and a copy of the recipes before enjoying leisure time to explore the Market Hall with its stalls selling souvenirs, produce, spices, spirits and pastries. In the afternoon, enjoy a tasting of four kinds of Hungarian wine at Domus Vinorum Wine House.
Day 4 Vienna: Transfer from Budapest/Bratislava Walking Tour
Saying farewell to Budapest, your private driver will pick you up for transfer to Vienna, with a stop in Bratislava along the way. There you’ll embark on a two-hour walking tour led by a local guide to discover the city’s top sights like the former Hungary Chamber, the Academia Istropolitana and the Old Town with its Primatial Palace while learning more about Bratislava’s history and culture along the way. Afterwards, find a stop for a one-hour lunch break on your own before continuing to your final destination. After checking into your Vienna hotel, the rest of the day will be enjoyed at your leisure.
Day 5 Vienna: Private Walking Tour + Evening Concert
The day begins with a private sightseeing tour of Vienna that will bring you to the top sights. You’ll be able to marvel at many spectacular buildings along the Ringstrasse like the State Opera House, Natural History Museum, the MAK, Museum of Fine Arts, the Hofburg and Parliament, with the highlight a tour of the former summer residence of the Habsburg family, magnificent Schonbrunn Palace. This evening you’ll attend a concert of classics like Johann Strauss, Wolfgang Amadeus and Mozart at the palace, performed by the Schonbrunn Palace orchestra, with a delicious dinner featuring braised beef roast and Viennese potato pie included.
Day 6 Vienna: Viennese Gastronomy
Today is all about gastronomic delights, starting with a tasting at family-run Wiengut Wieninger. Your private guide will bring you to this winery in Stammersdorf, filling you in about the region’s rich wine history along the way. Upon your arrival, you’ll learn about the transformation of the former monastery cellar into a world-renowned modern facility. Take a tour and sample six to eight wines before continuing to Mayer am Pfarrplatz, a traditional wine tavern that serves only their own wines and food. Taste six different wine varieties and enjoy dinner with traditional meats and cheeses, as well as a drive to some vineyards nearby.
Day 7 Prague: Transfer from Vienna, Tour through Cesky Krumlov
This morning a private driver will bring you to your next destination, Prague, with a stop to tour medieval Cesky Krumlov with a local guide, explore the narrow, cobbled roads of the walled Old Town with its 13th-century castle and picturesque bridges. You’ll cross the fabled Barber’s Bridge, entering Latran, and concluding at the main castle area entrance known as the Red Gate. Afterwards, continue your journey to the Czech capital of Prague. Your driver will deliver you to your accommodation in the city where you can enjoy the rest of the day relaxing and perhaps sampling some of the nightlife.
Day 8 Prague: Castle District Tour and Vltava River Boat Trip
A full day of fun awaits, starting with a half-day tour of the Castle District and Europe’s largest castle complex. Prague Castle is massive, made up of various palaces, churches, museums and gardens. You’ll see highlights like the St. Vitus Cathedral, Golden Lane, the Royal Palace and Ceremonial Hall, as well as the 12th-century Strahov Monastery. A private boat trip along the Vltava River will be enjoyed afterwards, bringing the chance to take in a stunning perspective of the castle from the water. You’ll also be able to see the “zero arch,” which is totally hidden from pedestrians, and enjoy a glass of sparkling wine.
Day 9 Prague: Sightseeing and Food Tour
You’ll have leisure time today to enjoy exploring at your own pace or simply relaxing at your hotel. A four-hour private walking tour will bring you to see the sights while delving into the local foods and culture. Your guide, a local expert on Prague’s best eats, art history and more, will show you the city as if you were visiting a friend to learn about local daily life in a way that’s catered to your own unique interests and tastes. The itinerary can be adjusted for those who have food allergies or particular dislikes to ensure it’s enjoyable for all.
Day 10 Departure
After nine unforgettable nights in Budapest, Vienna and Prague, your enchanting adventure comes to an end. Savor your last moments in Prague, and after checking out of your hotel private transfer will bring you to the airport where you’ll catch your flight home. If you have more time and are ready to return yet, feel free to reach out to our travel experts who can create a bespoke addition to your itinerary.
What's not Included
- As we have clients from all over the world. Our itineraries do not include flights. If you would like us to include flights in your trip, we are happy to do so. Please speak to your travel specialist at the planning stage to include them.
- Gratuities for local guides
- We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
- Visas if required
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