Berlin to Budapest (2021) - 11 days

Berlin to Budapest weaves a path through Central Europe’s most vibrant and eclectic cities to deliver an exciting blend of culture, history, nightlife and romance. Absorb the history, edgy street art and vibrant bars of Berlin; be seduced by one of the world’s most picturesque cities in Prague; admire the grandeur of Vienna’s cafés, fine art and architecture; and marvel at Budapest’s stunning locale on the banks of the Danube, peppered with millennium-old monuments and trendy outdoor bars and eateries.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • Visit ‘must see’ Central European cities of Berlin, Prague, Vienna and Budapest.
  • 10 nights in exquisite 5-star hotels.
  • 10 breakfasts (B).
  • Guided tours of Berlin, Prague, Český Krumlov, Vienna and Budapest.
  • Visit 5 UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites including the palaces and parks of Schönbrunn, and the historical centres of Český Krumlov, Prague, Vienna and Budapest.
  • Entrance to the Stasi Prison, Prague Castle, Schönbrunn Palace and Budapest Parliament House.
  • Deluxe VIP transport including premium class train between Berlin and Prague.
  • Airport transfers on first and last day.
  • Note: hotel city taxes, if applicable, are not included.

Upcoming Departures

CommencesConcludesPrice (twin share per person)Price (single supplement)
1 May 2021, Berlin11 May 2021, Budapest$6,690 AUD$3,300 AUD
4 June 2021, Berlin14 June 2021, Budapest$6,690 AUD$3,300 AUD
23 July 2021, Berlin2 August 2021, Budapest$6,690 AUD$3,300 AUD
18 September 2021, Berlin28 September 2021, Budapest$6,690 AUD$3,300 AUD
Commences: 1 May 2021, Berlin Conclude: 11 May 2021, Budapest Prices (twin share): $6,690 AUD Prices (single): $3,300 AUD Availability:
Commences: 4 June 2021, Berlin Conclude: 14 June 2021, Budapest Prices (twin share): $6,690 AUD Prices (single): $3,300 AUD Availability:
Commences: 23 July 2021, Berlin Conclude: 2 August 2021, Budapest Prices (twin share): $6,690 AUD Prices (single): $3,300 AUD Availability:
Commences: 18 September 2021, Berlin Conclude: 28 September 2021, Budapest Prices (twin share): $6,690 AUD Prices (single): $3,300 AUD Availability:

Day: 1 Berlin

Lively, entertaining, sexy and real. Welcome to Berlin, Germany’s cosmopolitan capital and the perfect place to commence our tour through the heart and soul of Central Europe. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel before enjoying the day at leisure. For those arriving early, you may consider visiting Potsdam, the residence of Prussian kings and German Kaisers until 1918, and Sanssouci and its gardens, the former summer palace of Frederick the Great and Cecilienhof Palace, where Churchill, Stalin and Truman decided the future of Germany post-World War ll. Both places are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Day: 2 Berlin

B

Commence with a guided tour of the main sites including the iconic Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, the Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie, the Berlin Wall Memorial, and the fascinating Stasi Prison. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Options include Museum Island and the Pergamon Museum, Charlottenburg Palace, a street art and graffiti tour, or simply stroll the streets and enjoy Berlin’s lively restaurants, bars and shopping precinct.

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Day: 3 Berlin – Prague

B

Transfer to Berlin Central Station for a comfortable train journey riding premium class to beautiful Prague, the historical capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia that was (for periods) an important city of the Holy Roman Empire, the House of Habsburg and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Freshen up at your centrally-located hotel before enjoying the rest of the day at your leisure.

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Day: 4 Prague

B

Enjoy a guided walking tour of the Czech Republic’s capital, including its UNESCO World Heritage Listed centre, the old town square and tower, iconic Charles Bridge, Lennon Wall, Loreto Palace and the UNESCO-listed Prague Castle. Built in 870, this castle houses the Bohemian Crown jewels. The rest of the day is free to enjoy as you wish; stroll the streets, take in the view from Petřín Hill or enjoy Prague’s great shopping, particularly its Bohemian crystals and galleries in Malá Strana, wooden handcrafted items and luxury shopping in Pařížská.

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Day: 5 Prague

B

Enjoy the entire day to explore at your leisure. Suggestions include: the Lobkowicz Palace containing 600 years of Czech and European history and the country’s largest and oldest private art gallery; the National Gallery and photography expeditions at the Prague House of Photography, Leica Gallery or Galerie Fotografie Louvre. In the evening, you may consider a performance at the magnificent State Opera or visit Prague’s famous beer houses.

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Day: 6 Prague – Český Krumlov – Vienna

B

Depart for the charming 13th century town Český Krumlov, known for its picturesque setting clustered around the winding Vitava River plus its UNESCO World Heritage Listed historic centre and castle. Enjoy a guided tour. Continue to Vienna, rich in architectural ensembles, including Baroque castles and gardens, as well as the Ringstrasse lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks. Dubbed the ‘City of Music’ due to its musical legacy, Vienna ranked 1st in the ‘most liveable cities list’ for 2018.

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Day: 7 Vienna

B

Discover Vienna with a guided half-day tour. Visit the historic centre including St Stephen’s Cathedral, Stephansplatz and a famous coffee house. The afternoon is yours to relax or perhaps explore Belvedere Palace, Sisi Museum or Kunsthistorisches Museum of Fine Arts.
In the evening, experience the trendy bars in Innere Stadt or consider a night with Mozart and Vienna’s Philharmonic orchestra at the beautiful Musikverein.

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Day: 8 Vienna

B

Today you have the opportunity for self-discovery. Continue exploring the streets of this beautiful city, stroll through a musical park such as Stadpark, or perhaps venture to Vienna’s seven square kilometres of vineyards that make it the World’s largest wine growing capital.

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Day: 9 Vienna – Budapest

B

Visit Schönbrunn Palace, the impressive 1,441-room Imperial summer residence of the Habsburg monarchy. Continue to Budapest, Hungary’s stunning capital set on the banks of the Danube and cited as one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. On arrival, the rest of the day is yours to walk the streets and be amazed by the beauty of the city’s illuminated bridges, castles and monuments overlooking the Danube.

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Day: 10 Budapest

B

Enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour covering the main sights including St Matthias Church, Fisherman’s Bastion, Chain Bridge, Parliament, St Stephen’s Cathedral and Zrínyi Street, Andrássy Avenue, the Opera House and Heroes Square. The afternoon is at your leisure to shop, take a trip up the Danube to Szentendre, visit the highly-rated House of Terror or relax in one of Budapest’s famous baths.

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Day: 11 Budapest

B

If you are not continuing with us for an extended stay in Budapest, Slovenia or on one of our other post-tour extensions, transfer to the airport for your ongoing journey.

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