Imperial Capitals – Prague, Vienna & Budapest

9 days from £699pp.


Charles Bridge

Visit: Charles Bridge, Czech Republic

Fishermans-Bastion

Visit: Fishermans-Bastion, Hungary

Vienna

Visit: Vienna, Austria

Budapest

Visit: Budapest, Hungary

Hohensalzburg Fortress

Visit: Hohensalzburg Fortress, Austria

Schönbrunn Palace

Visit: Schönbrunn Palace, Austria

Discover the elegance and imposing grace of the mystical cities of Central and Eastern Europe.

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then onwards to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Continue to Prague for a two-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Prague

Prague

Included day in Prague, the elegant Czech capital. Our optional, guided walking tour (included on Silver Service and Luxuria) introduces the splendid architecture of Prague Old Town, the world’s largest UNESCO site. You can also join an optional cruise along the majestic Vltava River taking you past spectacular views of the famous sights of the city.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Chain Bridge

Budapest

We leave Prague and, en route to Budapest for a two-night stay, make an included visit to Bratislava, with its exquisitely renovated centre of Baroque palaces, fountains and romantic streets. Tonight you can enjoy an optional ‘Budapest by Night’ excursion.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
St. Stephen’s Basilica

St. Stephen’S Basilica

A full day to discover the Hungarian capital at leisure. Our optional, guided sightseeing tour captures many sights including the Fisherman’s Bastion, the Royal Palace, Parliament Building and St. Stephen’s Basilica. Beginning with a drive to Gellért Hill, we then cross the famous Chain Bridge and travel on to the Pest district, passing Heroes Square and ending at the Buda Castle district.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Györ

Györ

En route to the Vienna Woods/Stockerau area for a two-night stay, we visit Györ, one of the best-preserved examples of a Hungarian Renaissance and Baroque town. We continue to Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, where the gardens and park will take you into a world of Baroque culture (palace entrance is at extra cost).

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Vienna

Vienna

Included day in Vienna which has a fascinating heritage as the centre of the Habsburg Empire. Our optional, guided sightseeing tour will introduce the principal sights, including the Hofburg Palace, the Parliament Building, the Opera House, National Theatre and the City Hall. We see the house where Johann Strauss composed the Blue Danube Waltz before crossing the Danube to see the United Nations complex, then pass the famous Prater Wheel before returning to the centre.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

To Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

At a Glance

Tour Overview

  • 8 or 11 nights’ accommodation with continental breakfast
  • 6 or 9 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by executive coach or upgrade to SilverService or Luxuria

Included Excursions

  • Prague - Picturesque old town
  • Bratislava - Baroque palaces
  • Györ & Schönbrunn Palace Gardens - Preserved Renaissance & Baroque town and magnificent palace
  • Vienna - Elegant buildings and style
  • Budapest - Hungary’s grand imperial capital
  • Salzburg (12-day tour only) - Beautiful Alpine city

Optional Excursions

  • Vltava River Cruise, Prague
  • Prague Walking Tour (included on Silver Service & Luxuria) - Get an insider's view of the city
  • Budapest by Night
  • Budapest & Vienna guided sightseeing - See the main sights
  • Prague Castle (12-day tour only) - Beautiful setting
  • Danube Bend (12-day tour only) - Explore 'old Hungary'
  • Salzburg guided tour (12-day tour only) - Explore the 'Sound of Music' city

Notes

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then onwards to Belgium for an overnight stay.

To Prague for a three-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Prague

Prague

Included day in Prague, the elegant Czech capital. Our optional (included on Silver Service) guided walking tour introduces the splendid architecture of Prague Old Town, the world’s largest UNESCO site. You can also join an optional cruise along the majestic Vltava River taking you past spectacular views of the famous sights of the city.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Prague

Prague

Enhance you Czech adventure with an unforgettable optional excursion discovering the secrets of this intriguing city/ Accompanied by our local guide, we travel by coach to Prague Castle, the largest medieval castle in Europe. We take a stroll through the courtyards viewing the exterior of the imposing St. Vitus Cathedral and walk to the main parade entrance where the soldiers stand guard and take in the lovely views of the city. We then continue by coach to the Strahov Monastery for the best views of the Old Town and also to sample a glass of special beer from the monks' own brewery.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Bratislava

Bratislava

We leave Prague and en route to Budapest for a three-night stay, make an included visit to Bratislava, with its exquisitely renovated centre of Baroque palaces, fountains and romantic streets. Tonight you can enjoy an optional 'Budapest by Night' excursion

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
St. Stephen’s Basilica

St. Stephen’S Basilica

A full day to discover the Hungarian capital at leisure. Our optional, guided sightseeing tour captures many sights including the Fisherman’s Bastion, the Royal Palace, Parliament Building and St. Stephen’s Basilica. Beginning with a drive to Gellért Hill, we then cross the famous Chain Bridge and travel on to the Pest district, passing Heroes Square and ending at the Buda Castle district.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
River Danube

River Danube

Optional excursion to the ‘Danube Bend’ exploring Old Hungary, beginning with a visit to Esztergom and its magnificent basilica. We continue to Visegrad, viewing the old fortifications, then Szentendre where you can enjoy typical Hungarian food and walk the narrow streets where traditional handicrafts are sold.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Györ

Györ

En route to the Vienna Woods/Stockerau area for a two-night stay, we visit Györ, one of the best-preserved examples of a Hungarian Renaissance and Baroque town. We continue to Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, where the gardens and park will take you into a world of Baroque culture (palace entrance is at extra cost).

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Vienna

Vienna

Included day in Vienna which has a fascinating heritage as the centre of the Habsburg Empire. Our optional, guided sightseeing tour will introduce the principal sights, including the Hofburg Palace, the Parliament Building, the Opera House, National Theatre and the City Hall. We see the house where Johann Strauss composed the Blue Danube Waltz before crossing the Danube to see the United Nations complex, then pass the famous Prater Wheel before returning to the centre.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Salzburg

Salzburg

To Salzburg then southern Bavaria or the Austrian Tyrol for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

To Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

At a Glance

Tour Overview

  • 8 or 11 nights’ accommodation with continental breakfast
  • 6 or 9 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by executive coach or upgrade to SilverService or Luxuria

Included Excursions

  • Prague - Picturesque old town
  • Bratislava - Baroque palaces
  • Györ & Schönbrunn Palace Gardens - Preserved Renaissance & Baroque town and magnificent palace
  • Vienna - Elegant buildings and style
  • Budapest - Hungary’s grand imperial capital
  • Salzburg (12-day tour only) - Beautiful Alpine city

Optional Excursions

  • Vltava River Cruise, Prague
  • Prague Walking Tour (included on Silver Service & Luxuria) - Get an insider's view of the city
  • Budapest by Night
  • Budapest & Vienna guided sightseeing - See the main sights
  • Prague Castle (12-day tour only) - Beautiful setting
  • Danube Bend (12-day tour only) - Explore 'old Hungary'
  • Salzburg guided tour (12-day tour only) - Explore the 'Sound of Music' city

Notes


Single Room Supplement from £189.00 (9 days), £229.00 (12 days).

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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Accommodation

You will stay for two nights each at the 3-star Ibis Mala Strana or similar in Prague, the 4-star Novotel City in Budapest and a 4-star hotel in the Vienna Woods area or the 4-star City Hotel in Stockerau. All hotels have a restaurant and bar.

The 12-day tour will spend an extra night each in Prague and Budapest and a night in Bavaria or the Austrian Tyrol in a 3-star standard hotel.

Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels. 


Hungary

Mercure Budapest Buda

Mercure Budapest Buda

Hungary

Novotel Budapest City

Novotel Budapest City

Austria

City Hotel Stockerau

City Hotel Stockerau

Mercure Budapest Buda


  • English Speaking Staff
  • Bureau de Change
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath and/or Shower
  • Telephone

Novotel Budapest City


  • Swimming Pool
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath and/or Shower
  • Telephone

City Hotel Stockerau


  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath and/or Shower
  • Telephone

Czech Republic

Ibis Prague Mala Strana

Ibis Prague Mala Strana

City Hotel Stockerau


  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath and/or Shower
  • Telephone

Ibis Prague Mala Strana


  • English Speaking Staff
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath and/or Shower
  • Telephone

If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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*Please note pickups are subject to availability.

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £12pp (up to 6 days duration), £20pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £25pp (9 days duration and over) on all European tours. In addition to this seats on the second row can be reserved for £6pp (up to 6 days duration), £12pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £15pp (9 days duration and over). This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the U.K. port. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on the main tour coaches. Prices are approximately 90p or 1 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by the driver. Drinks may also be served on the transfer coaches but this is not guaranteed.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure and will depend on where passengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air or TGV holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    We operate a passenger interchange at the Channel port. Transfer coaches, including taxis, minibuses, Megabus and National Express operate to and from the U.K. port. You will join your main tour coach at the port.
    One medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage can be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.
    It could be either - This will be confirmed in your travel documents.

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