On this splendid Central Europe tour, you'll discover the former Habsburg Empire. Your tour starts and ends in Munich. Along the way, you'll overnight in some of Central Europe's most exciting cities: Prague, Vienna, Budapest, and Salzburg. In Prague, Vienna, and Budapest, join your Local Guides-experts who will share with you the history and secrets in their cities-for sightseeing of the must-see sights. Among the sights you will see in Prague are Charles Bridge, dating to 1357 and one of the oldest stone bridges in Europe, and the Astronomical Clock, built in 1410 with a sinister medieval figure of death who emerges to pull the bell cord. In Budapest, see the Parliament building, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered one of the world's most beautiful parliament buildings, and Fishermen's Bastion, which overlooks the city. In Vienna, view the Hofburg, the palatial complex and the political focal point for the Hapsburgs. You'll have time on your own in Vienna to sit in a cafe with a piece of scrumptious Sachertorte while listening to a legendary waltz, or explore the inside of St. Stephen's Cathedral with its Romanesque and gothic architecture. In Nuremberg, wander through the charming, pedestrian Old Town with its impressive medieval ramparts. In Salzburg, you may want to walk through the quaint streets of the town center and maybe visit Mozart's house, or just browse through the typical shops to taste some of the delicious chocolates. Vibrant cities and historic sights-along with some beautiful scenery of the Alps and the Danube River-make this a comprehensive tour through Central Europe for value-minded travel lovers.
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- Offer valid through 12/31/2023
- 9 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Munich||Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or discover Munich with the help of the CosmosGO app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and travel companions.|
|Day 2||Prague||Visit Nuremberg with its pretty market square, the medieval castle, and Our Lady's Church. Next, head east across the border into the Czech Republic. Evening arrival in Prague. Today's Distance: 298 mi/ 480 km (B)|
|Day 3||Prague||The wealth of Gothic and Baroque architecture perhaps inspired Dvorak and Smetana, both Prague composers. Your included guided sightseeing tour features landmarks such as the Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge, and the Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock. (B)|
|Day 4||Vienna||Travel from Bohemia into Moravia, then into Austria and on to Vienna, where included sightseeing starts with the State Opera, Parliament, and the Town Hall. Stop for a stroll in Heroes' Square to view the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Reserve some energy for an exciting evening optional excursion. Today's Distance: 205 mi/ 330 km (B)|
|Day 5||Budapest||A free morning to further explore the city of 'Waltz' or maybe just to do some shopping on the Karntnerstrasse. In the afternoon, head for the Hungarian border and its capital city, Budapest. Today's Distance: 155 mi/ 250 km (B)|
|Day 6||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. (B)|
|Day 7||Salzburg||Skirt the banks of the Danube back into Austria, and get a glimpse of the majestic Alps as you approach Salzburg, Mozart's home town. Today's Distance: 354 mi/ 570 km (B)|
|Day 8||Munich||Morning at leisure in Salzburg, or maybe join the optional The Sound of Music excursion. Then, continue past Lake Chiemsee to Munich. Tonight, an included typical Bavarian dinner at a local restaurant is a must to celebrate your wonderful vacation. Today's Distance: 96 mi/ 155 km (B,D)|
|Day 9||Munich||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
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