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Imperial Europe Winter 2020-2021

10 days with Trafalgar   Rating: First Class

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Arrive Munich
The sophisticated city streets of Munich are your launch pad to an adventure through the capitals of imperial Europe. Spend some free time immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of the Bavarian capital. Later, join your fellow travellers and Travel Director on an orientation tour. View the Marienplatz, the centre of Munich city life since the 12th century, and its iconic Glockenspiel, before a Welcome Reception to kick-start your journey.

Day 2 Munich – Regensburg – Prague (2 Nights)
This morning visit Regensburg, an unspoilt medieval gem on your way to the Czech Republic. Cross the border to Prague, your home for the next two nights. (Breakfast)

Day 3 Prague Sightseeing and Free Time
Delve into centuries of history as you join a 'Local Specialist' for a guided sightseeing tour of Prague. View the impressive Gothic architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral in the grounds of the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle, then cross the river on your walking tour to the Old Town Square to see the Astronomical Clock, with its hourly Walk of the Apostles. The afternoon is yours to experience the city on your terms. Savour the delicious chocolate flavours of Trdelník in the old Town Square, pay tribute to the saints that line the Charles Bridge or consider a relaxing lunch cruise on the Vltava (Breakfast)

Day 4 Prague – Bratislava – Budapest (2 Nights)
We leave the beauty of Prague behind for the lush landscapes of Moravia. Crossing the border into Hungary, we arrive in Budapest, the 'Paris of the East'. Consider spending the evening on a river cruise along the Danube paired with a dinner of selection of Hungarian specialities and awe-inspiring views. (Breakfast)

Day 5 Budapest Sightseeing and Free Time
Admire the iconic and unexpected highlights of Budapest on a guided sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist'. See the famous Chain Bridge which connects the two ancient settlements that straddle the Danube, and the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district. Visit Fisherman's Bastion, paying tribute to the seven Magyar chieftains who founded the Hungarian nation. Here, you can enjoy superb views across the imposing Parliament building and Danube below. Spend the rest of the day at leisure before joining the Schieszl family for a hearty 'Be My Guest' Hungarian dinner. 'Connect With Locals' and hear the story of their winery. (Breakfast)

Day 6 Budapest – Gyor – Vienna (2 Nights)
A leisurely start to your morning could see you soaking up the relaxing atmosphere in the Széchenyi Spa Baths, enjoying coffee and kurtos in the charming Jewish Quarter or joining a guided tour of the magnificent Parliament Building. Cross the hilly landscapes of Transdanubia, arriving in Gyor to explore its Baroque architecture and medieval atmosphere before arriving in Vienna for an evening at leisure to indulge in the captivating melodies, art and architecture of a city that was once home to famous composers. (Breakfast)

Day 7 Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time
Explore the imperial splendour of Vienna at Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence of the Habsburg Dynasty during your guided sightseeing tour of Vienna with a 'Local Specialist'. Admire the grand State Opera House and Ringstrasse, a beautiful sweeping boulevard built in the 19th-century to replace the city walls. Then, see the ornate colourful roof of St. Stephen's Cathedral, one of the city's most beloved icons. Maybe, visit the Baroque Schönbrunn Palace with its tranquil gardens or enjoy Vienna's musical talents at one of the performances for which the city is famous. (Breakfast)

Day 8 Vienna – Wachau Valley – Salzburg Sightseeing
The enchanting landscapes of the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley provide a picturesque backdrop for our leisurely drive past vineyards and fortresses en route to Salzburg. We see the Benedictine Melk Abbey perched on a rocky outcrop above the Danube and learn about its royal connections. Arriving in Salzburg, we embark on a leisurely walking tour of its Old Town with a 'Local Specialist'. Dine in your hotel this evening. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 9 Salzburg – Munich
Leave Austria behind, bound for the German city of Munich. This evening we celebrate an unforgettable journey through some of Europe's most memorable cities during a Farewell Dinner with your travel companions and Travel Director. (Breakfast)

Day 10 Depart Munich
For now, it's time to say a fond auf Wiedersehen to Germany, your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your exhilarating European experience. Transfers to Munich airport are available, conditions apply. (Breakfast)

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All This Included
Visit Bohemian Prague, the eclectic Slovakian capital of Bratislava and the Danube river with stops in Vienna and Budapest, where you'll hear a heart-warming family tale of a WWII rescue.

Dining Highlights

  • 9 breakfasts
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights

 

Highlights
The Trafalgar Difference
  • CONNECT WITH LOCALS Join the Schieszl family for a hearty Hungarian 'Be My Guest' dinner and the story of their winery. (Day 5)
  • LOCAL SPECIALIST For included sightseeing in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg
Sightseeing Highlights
  • ORIENTATION of Munich and Regensburg
  • VISIT Bratislava, the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest and Gyor
  • VIEW the Marienplatz in Munich, St. Vitus' Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, the Imperial Boulevards of Vienna and Melk Abbey
Accommodations
Munich: Sheraton Westpark/Holiday Inn Westpark
Prague: Vienna House Andels
Budapest: Novotel Danube
Vienna: Renaissance Wien
Salzburg: Hubertushof Anif/Mercure City
Notes
  • * Day 1: Transfers from Munich Airport will operate at 10AM and 1PM. Please ensure to arrive by the last transfer time for the included orientation trip followed by a Welcome Reception.
  • * Day 10: Transfers to Munich Airport will arrive at 7AM and 9AM.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.