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On this guided vacation of Central Europe, experience the rich history and most popular destinations without the crowds—and even better—without the high-season prices. This Central Europe escorted tour is a magnificent journey through the former Habsburg Empire offering romantic castles, churches, villas and modern architecture, vineyards, breweries, first-class shopping, art, and culinary delights. Both vibrant and relaxing, your adventure begins in magical Budapest, and combines another two of Central Europe’s most popular cities: Vienna and Prague.Enjoy sightseeing of the must-see sights with a Local Guide in all cities: in Budapest, enjoy the treasures of the city with a panoramic view from Fishermen’s Bastion and admire the 13th-century Matthias Coronation Church, the coronation spot of several Hungarian monarchs; in Vienna, among the many sights you will see, visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a symbol of Vienna; and in Prague, visit the 1000-year-old Hradčany Castle grounds, the largest castle complex in the world. Marvel at the Astronomical Clock, built in 1410, and once the envy of all Europe. From the exciting cities and historical sights to the special experiences, this Central Europe escorted vacation has something for everyone, including a low-season price that you won’t want to miss! Let Globus handle the details while you sit back, relax, and enjoy this amazing Imperial Escape!
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*Book a select 2023 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $750 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between August 1, 2022 and January 3, 2024 for travel in 2023. Promotional discount will apply to Groups of 8 or more who provide their Group Block Deposit within the promotion's booking dates and will apply to all individual members of the Group until the due date of the passenger names/non-refundable individual deposits. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit. Applies to new 2023 bookings only and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to participating GFOB offices only. PRMW0992 PRMW0992
BUDAPESTWelcome dinner; guided sightseeing, panoramic view from Fishermen’s Bastion, visit Heroe’s SquareVIENNAGuided sightseeing, visit Heldenplatz and St. Stephen’s Cathedral PRAGUEGuided sightseeing, Astronomical Clock, visit the Hradčany Castle grounds; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
Full Buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners
ARRIVE IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY Welcome to Budapest! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at the hotel.
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.
BreakfastTOUR 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.
BUDAPEST–VIENNA, AUSTRIA The City of Music VIENNA Guided sightseeing features a visit to Heldenplatz and St. Stephen’s Cathedral.
Breakfast 174 mi / 280 kmTOUR 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.
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.
VIENNA–PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC Panoramas to Prague PRAGUE Scenic drive en route to Prague. Free time late afternoon and evening.
Breakfast 193 mi / 310 kmFREE TIME TIPSEXPLORE 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!
PRAGUE The Golden City PRAGUE Guided sightseeing includes the Astronomical Clock and the Hradčany Castle grounds. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Breakfast DinnerTOUR HIGHLIGHTCULTURAL 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.
PRAGUE Safe Travels Until We Meet Again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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!"