Join us for on a Imperial Heritage royal adventure through the historic sites of Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, and Germany! This affordable 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. Begin in Budapest—called the “Pearl of the Danube.” Explore the Hungarian capital with its treasure trove of architectural wonders with a guided city tour. You’ll travel through Slovakia, stopping in Old Town Bratislava, on your way to Austria. You’ll spend two glorious days in Vienna, the “City of Music”—with guided sightseeing of its enchanting city center with its iconic sites. You’ll board your boat in Krems for a river cruise along the Danube’s Wachau Valley to Salzburg. Enjoy an orientation in Salzburg, the exquisite city of Mozart’s birth.
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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 travelers.
Hotel: Mercure Buda, 2 nights
Day 2: Budapest
Budapest is a treasure trove of architectural wonders, from Gothic to Baroque, Neoclassical and 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 afternoon, maybe join one of our enriching optional excursions—just ask your Tour Director for assistance.
Day 3: Budapest – Bratislava, Slovakia – Vienna, Austria
Journey northwest and cross the border into neighboring 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 Fourside Centre, 3 nights
Days 4 & 5: Vienna
Enjoy two whole days in one of Europe’s best known and 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.
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 center, 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 City 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 mesmerizing 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.
|2019 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|May: 10, 24, 31||$2,189.00||$2,913.00|
|August: 09, 23, 30||$2,049.00||$2,773.00|
|September: 13, 20, 27||$2,399.00||$3,310.00|
|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.