Imperial Escape with Berlin ( KCB)

9 Day Tour from Budapest to Berlin

2024 Tour Details

This Central Europe guided tour is a magnificent journey through the former Habsburg Empire. Experience the treasures and rich history of this part of the world, including a once-in-a-lifetime visit to Berlin—and all during the low season, which makes it the perfect time for you to travel to get unbeatable prices and experiences without the crowds! Your tour begins in magical Budapest and continues in another two of Central Europe’s most intriguing cities, Vienna and Prague, before ending your adventure in fascinating Berlin!

You will enjoy sightseeing of the must-see sights with a Local Guide in all cities: in Budapest, enjoy a panoramic view of the city from Fishermen’s Bastion and admire the 13th-century Matthias Coronation Church, the coronation spot of several Hungarian monarchs; in Vienna, you’ll visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a symbol of Vienna; while in Prague, you’ll visit the 1000-year-old Hradčany Castle grounds, the largest castle complex in the world, and marvel at the Astronomical Clock, built in 1410, and once the envy of all Europe. Complete your fascinating tour with a stop in Dresden to admire the architecture of the Zwinger Palace and the Semper Opera on your way to Berlin, where guided sightseeing includes the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and picture stops at the Brandenburg Gate and Holocaust Memorial. From the vibrant cities and historical sights to the special experiences, this Imperial Escape is sure to delight all of your senses. Let Globus handle the details while you sit back, relax, and enjoy this amazing experience.

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 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing:

BUDAPEST
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, panoramic view from Fishermen’s Bastion, visit Heroe’s Square

VIENNA
Guided sightseeing, visit Heldenplatz and St. Stephen’s Cathedral

PRAGUE
Guided sightseeing, Astronomical Clock, visit the Hradčany Castle grounds; LF dinner at a local restaurant

DRESDEN
Orientation, visit the Courtyard of Zwinger Palace

BERLIN
Guided sightseeing, take pictures of Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial, visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church; farewell dinner

Notes:

  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternate hotels of equivalent standard.

Transportation:

Motorcoach. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine: a welcome dinner in Budapest and a farewell dinner in Berlin

 Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVE IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY Welcome to Budapest! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at the hotel.
Dinner Dinner

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Day 2

BUDAPEST The Pearl of the Danube BUDAPEST Follow a guided sightseeing including Heroes Square and a panoramic view from Fishermen’s Bastion. Free afternoon and evening.
Breakfast Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
PICTURE PERFECT History suggests Fisherman’s Bastion owes its name to a medieval fishermen’s guild, who lived under the castle walls, and responsible for preserving this part of the city. A visit to Budapest is not complete without a stop here to take in the most enchanting views of the capital of Hungary.


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Day 3

BUDAPEST–VIENNA, AUSTRIA The City of Music VIENNA Guided sightseeing features a visit to Heldenplatz and St. Stephen’s Cathedral.
Breakfast Breakfast 174 mi / 280 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
ART & ARCHITECTURE Visit St. Stephen's Cathedral, the magnificent mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna. A sight to behold, the cathedral features the massive Romanesque “Giant's Door” – adorned with dragons, birds, lions, monks, and demons.


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Day 4

VIENNA City of Dreams VIENNA Enjoy a free day in beautiful Vienna.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
CULTURE & TRADITION Fall in love with the Austrian city that has played an important role throughout history. It is easy to see how musical geniuses such as Mozart and Strauss were inspired by this captivating city.


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Day 5

VIENNA–PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC Panoramas to Prague PRAGUE Scenic drive en route to Prague. Free time late afternoon and evening.
Breakfast Breakfast 193 mi / 310 km

FREE TIME TIPS
EXPLORE MORE What better way to spend this free evening than with a guided optional walking tour featuring the city’s illuminated icons, Czech beer, and music at a local tavern? Take also a stroll across the world-famous Charles Bridge!


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Day 6

PRAGUE The Golden City PRAGUE Guided sightseeing includes the Astronomical Clock and the Hradčany Castle grounds. Dinner at a local restaurant.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
CULTURAL GEM The capital city of the Czech Republic which spans the Vltava River is often called the “City of a Hundred Spires,” or “The Golden City.” See the beautiful Old Town Square, with vibrant Baroque buildings, Gothic churches, and the medieval Astronomical Clock, delighting passers-by each hour. Stroll around the exquisite grounds at Hradčany Castle, considered to be the world’s largest ancient castle complex.


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Day 7

PRAGUE–DRESDEN–BERLIN Baroque Beauty in Berlin DRESDEN Enjoy free time for lunch, followed by an orientation walk featuring the Zwinger Palace Courtyard.

Breakfast Breakfast 217 mi/ 350 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
CULTURAL GEM Explore the heart of Dresden with a walk to Zwinger Palace courtyard. Revered for its stunning Baroque architecture and beautiful gardens, this spectacular palace complex is the most famous building in Dresden.


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Day 8

BERLIN Auf Wiedersehen, Berlin! BERLIN Guided sightseeing includes Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and picture stops at Brandenburg Gate & Holocaust Memorial. Dinner at your hotel
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
HISTORIC SPOT Explore the historic city of Berlin. Stop at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, the symbolic heart of West Berlin, its towers rising as a symbol of peace between nations. See the vast Holocaust Memorial, the sombre site dedicated to the remembrance of the Jewish victims of the holocaust. Take photos of the symbolic monument to peace and unity at the Brandenburg Gate – Berlin's most famous landmark.


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Day 9

BERLIN Safe Travels Until We Meet Again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast Breakfast

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TUNDE DALOS

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

" Many people have ancestors from Central Europe. Maybe you do as well! Come discover this unique part of the world. I love showing travelers the spirit of these countries through history, culture, and lifestyle. Born in Hungary, I know this region well, and am sure you'll enjoy each moment. You'll return home with the greatest memories and a little piece of my heart! Don't call it a dream, call it a plan!"

Tour Director -  TUNDE DALOS

 Accommodations

BUDAPEST

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT CITY CENTER

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
  Free Wifi

VIENNA

ZEITGEIST HAUPTBAHNOF

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
  Free Wifi

PRAGUE

NH PRAGUE

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
  Free Wifi

BERLIN

LEONARDO ROYAL BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
  Free Wifi

 Optional Excursions

Contact your Travel Consultant for more information.
Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)



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