Hungary, Austria &
Czech Republic

Soak up the Culture and Experience the Rich History of the Imperial Cities

Delve into the rich history, vibrant culture, and endless charms of Central Europe with us on a fascinating journey to the majestic capital cities of Vienna, Budapest and Prague. Uncover the beauty of the Austrian capital as you explore its architectural gems and indulge in an unforgettable classical music concert in the heart of the city. Venture through scenic countryside to get a taste of Hungary and discover the famous districts of Buda and Pest. Pass along picturesque landscape to visit historical Prague and cruise through the heart of the city on the Vltava River.

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Together, in our detailed consultation we create the vision of your very own personalized itinerary. We determine how much time to spend in each destination, choose from our favorite hotels, arrange appropriate transportation and create unique experiences with our dynamic local guides! Relax while our team brings everything to life. Our customized travel app gives you easy access to all itinerary details, plus suggestions for your free time and some dining ideas! We seamlessly integrate technology, experience and attention to detail to create your very own custom-tailored “Trip of a Lifetime!”

OUR SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1 

Welcome to Vienna

On arrival in Vienna, meet your driver for a private transfer to your centrally located hotel. Free time to settle in, unpack and relax! Enjoy your afternoon and get acquainted with your new neighborhood

Day 2

Marvel at the Architectural Gems of Vienna 

Daily breakfasts provided in each hotel. Your journey begins with a panoramic tour around the Ring Boulevard. Onwards to enjoy an in-depth visit to the Imperial Treasury with crown jewels, Schonbrunn Palace, the Parliament building, the Vienna State Opera, Hofburg Palace, Hundertwasserhaus and its St. Stephen Cathedral!!

Day 3

Bask in the Charms and Vivacity of Vienna

A full day at leisure to further explore Vienna. Why not visit the Belvedere Museum or enjoy the classical Viennese music that is presented by the riders and their agile Lipizzaner horses at the Spanish Riding School!? A classical concert on your minds!? The Vienna Mozart Orchestra or the Vienna Boys Choir will entertain you with internationally renowned concert programs and choirs. Your options are limitless!

Day 4

Journey to the Hungarian Capital

Meet your private driver or hop on a train to Budapest this morning! Upon arrival, transfer to your centrally located hotel. In the afternoon, meet your local guide for a half day immersion to the city! Explore both Buda and Pest sides of the river, including the Heroes' Square, the Vajdahunyad Castle, St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Royal Palace, the Parliament and many more!

Day 5

Immerse Yourself in the Beauty of Budapest

Continue to capture the true spirit of Budapest with your expert guide! Visit the Castle Hill, soak up the breathtaking views from Fisherman’s Bastion, admire the medieval Matthias Church, see the world’s second-largest Jewish synagogue and venture to the famous Central Market Hall for a taste of Hungarian specialties. Spend the afternoon at leisure!  

Day 6

Travel to the Gothic Capital of Prague 

Prague is calling! Take a short flight to the City of 100 Spires. Transfer to check-in to your lovely hotel in downtown on arrival. Relax and unwind at your hotel. When ready, step out to explore your lively neighborhood and all its wonders

Day 7

Discover the Layers of Prague's History 

Explore Prague today with your knowledgeable guide! Explore Malá Strana district and visit Prague Castle, the Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, and Valdstein Garden. Another can't miss stopping point could be the Strahov Library, one of the world's most beautiful constructed libraries 

Day 8

Experience the Treasured Architecture of the City

Meet your expert local guide this morning for a tour through the city, focusing on Prague’s significant Jewish history! See the Jewish Quarter, Jewish Museum, Old Jewish Cemetery, as well as the Astronomical Clock and also Charles Bridge!  In your spare time, consider a cruise along the Vltava River and soak up the beauties of Prague from a different perspective. The Museum of Communism describes life in the 2nd half of the prior century. Need some decorating ideas for your home? Visit the Museum of Decorative Arts! 

Day 9

Relax and Unwind

Full day to explore Prague at your leisure! What about a visit to the Petrin Park & Tower, where you can stroll up the hill or take a funicular railway to the top for beautiful views of the city!? If you’re a fan of arts, don’t miss the Mucha Museum or the Museum of Cubism, to discover the deep Bohemian roots of Art Deco, also known as Art Nouveau. Glass arts abound in local stores and galleries 

Day 10

Return Home

Transfer to connection this morning for your homebound flights. Same-day arrival in the USA. Welcome home! 

When should I go?

May-October is recommended for the best weather, however December classical music festivals in Vienna and an elaborate New Years Eve concert (think Strauss) is always featured in Prague

Call us now! Our experienced travel team is eager to listen to your interests and desires to craft a uniquely personalized itinerary. Remember! Our specialty is listening to YOU as we work together to craft the very best itinerary, pace and hotel selections for you and your family!  

  

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