Join us for a royal adventure through the historic sites of Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, and Germany! This affordable Imperial Heritage tour of Europe takes you to some of the continent’s most legendary sites, including a Danube river cruise through Austria’s stunning Wachau Valley from Krems to Spitz. The tour of Imperial Europe begins in Budapest—called the “Pearl of the Danube.” Explore the Hungarian capital with its treasure trove of architectural wonders with a guided city tour.
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Day 1: Arrive In Budapest, Hungary
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
Hotel: Mercure Castle, 2 nights
Day 2: Budapest
Budapest is a treasure trove of architectural wonders, from Gothic to Baroque; Neoclassical to Art Nouveau, but also full of history, a food capital and surprisingly rich in thermal waters. Discover all of this and more during the guided city tour this afternoon, then maybe join our evening optional excursion.
Day 3: Budapest – Bratislava, Slovakia – Vienna, Austria
Journey northwest and cross the border into neighbouring Slovakia. Stop in Bratislava, its intriguing capital on the banks of the Danube, to explore the medieval Old Town. Continue west and enter Austria, arriving in magical Vienna.
Hotel: NH Belvedere or Star Inn Schoenbrunn, 3 nights
Days 4: Vienna
Enjoy two full days in one of Europe’s most beloved capitals. Join the included city sightseeing tour for a great introduction to the major sights: the State Opera, Parliament, the ornate Rathaus (Town Hall), and views of the Hofburg imperial Palace from Heroes’ Square. You’ll have plenty time to discover Vienna on your own, or choose from our wonderful selection of optional excursions.
Days 5: Vienna
Enjoy day at leisure.
Day 6: Vienna – Danube River Cruise – Salzburg
From Krems, situated along the banks of the Danube and surrounded by hills and vineyards, marvel at the stunning scenery as you embark your ship for a delightful Danube River Cruise through the legendary Wachau Valley to Spitz. You might enjoy an optional excursion to visit the magnificent Benedictine Melk Abbey. Upon arrival in Salzburg, see some of the highlights of the historical centre, including the Domplatz, the Festival Hall with the former Horse Trough, and, of course, the charming Getreidegasse, where Mozart was born!
Hotel: Austria Trend Salzburg West, 2 nights
Day 7: Salzburg
Today is free to do as you please! Whether you’re interested in food, music, or history, your Tour Director can help you arrange independent activities or join one of our exciting optional excursions.
Day 8: Salzburg – Neuschwanstein, Germany – Munich
Depart Salzburg and travel into the heart of the Bavarian Alps for a guided visit of the world’s most famous fairytale castle: King Ludwig ii’s incomparable Neuschwanstein, inspiration behind Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. Wander through the lavish apartments and staterooms, and hear the legends about what drove King Ludwig “mad.” Afterward, continue to Munich, Germany’s “Secret Capital,” where you’ll spend two nights
Hotel: Ibis Arnulfpark, 2 nights
Day 9: Munich
Join the city orientation that includes Marienplatz, the beautiful main square. You might like to do some souvenir shopping, watch the mesmerising Glockenspiel performance atop the new Town Hall, or relax at one of the many Beergardens to sample Germany’s famous beer!
Day 10: Depart Munich
Your Imperial Heritage tour ends with breakfast this morning.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|April: 24||$2,299.00||Price on Application|
|May: 01||$2,409.00||Price on Application|
|May: 08||$2,549.00||Price on Application|
|May: 22, 29||$2,409.00||Price on Application|
|June: 05||$2,409.00||Price on Application|
|June: 19||$2,699.00||Price on Application|
|July: 10||$2,409.00||Price on Application|
|July: 24||$2,579.00||Price on Application|
|August: 07||$2,489.00||Price on Application|
|August: 21||$2,439.00||Price on Application|
|August: 28||$2,409.00||Price on Application|
|September: 04||$2,869.00||Price on Application|
|September: 11||$2,699.00||Price on Application|
|September: 18||$3,269.00||Price on Application|
|September: 25||$2,739.00||Price on Application|
|October: 02||$2,409.00||Price on Application|
|November: 27||$2,099.00||Price on Application|
|December: 04||$2,099.00||Price on Application|
|Meals:||9 breakfasts, 3 dinners|
|Transport:||First-class, air-conditioned motorcoach|
|Accommodation:||9 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||Professional Tour Director|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.