1, Monday, arrive Vienna
You will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Dinner tonight will be in a typical local Heurigen
2, Tuesday, in Vienna
On your morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg
Palace, once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian
Empire, and view the Belvedere Palace, Prater
amusement park, the UN buildings, St. Stephen’s
Cathedral and other vivid reminders of the city’s
imperial history. After a free afternoon, enjoy
an evening concert of Strauss’ and Mozart’s
3, Wednesday, in Vienna
Take a guided visit to the kunsthistorische Museum
this morning. The balance of the day is free.
4, Thursday, to Budapest
Today, journey eastbound by motor coach or first
class train to Budapest, often called “Paris
of the East”. The afternoon is free for
independent activities or optional excursions.
5, Friday, in Budapest
Situated on the opposite banks of the river Danube,
the former cities of Buda and Pest are linked
by a series of graceful bridges. Your morning
sightseeing tour includes views of the decorative
seat of the National Assembly; Vaci Utca, a pedestrian
street lined with shops and restaurants; Heroes’
Square with the Millennium Memorial, 118 foot
high Corinthian column dedicated to the Roman
Catholic Church, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The balance of the day is at leisure. (B)
6, Saturday, in Budapest
Sightseeing tour this morning focuses on the Castle
Hill area, the 13th century Matthias Church, Fisherman’s
Bastion and Royal Palace. Afternoon is free for
last minute shopping or independent exploration.
Tonight, enjoy dinner with entertainment in a
typical csarda restaurant. (B, D)
7, Sunday, depart Budapest
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your
departure flight. (B)