This tour is a magnificent journey through the former Habsburg Empire. It starts and ends in Munich with an orientation of the city. Along the way, you will overnight in Prague, Budapest, Vienna, and Salzburg.You will enjoy guided sightseeing of the must-see attractions: in Prague, visiting the 1000-year-old Hradcany Castle grounds, the largest castle complex in the world, and the Astronomical Clock, built in 1410 and once the envy of all Europe; in Budapest, enjoy a panoramic view of the city from Fishermen's Bastion and visit 13th-century Matthias Coronation Church, the coronation spot of several Hungarian monarchs; and in Vienna, where, among the many sights, you'll visit awesome St. Stephen's Cathedral, a symbol of Vienna. In Salzburg, your walking tour includes beautiful Mirabell Gardens and magnificent Residenz Square. Spectacular scenery also awaits you on this Central Europe vacation. You'll drive through the lovely Salzkammergut Lakeland to picturesque Salzburg; and enjoy a leisurely Danube cruise with Kaffee und Kuchen (coffee and cake) along the most scenic section of the river. These special experiences-along with a visit to the famous Hofbrauhaus, Munich's best-known beer hall dating back to 1589, and a farewell dinner at Munich's lively Ratskeller restaurant-are included by Globus to ensure your vacation is unique.From the vibrant cities and historical sights to the special experiences, this Central Europe tour 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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- Offer valid through 12/31/2018
- 10 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Munich||Welcome to Munich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)|
|Day 2||Prague||Germany's 'Secret Capital' comes alive during an orientation featuring the Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympics; the 1,000-foot-high Olympic Tower; and the Konigsplatz, used for Nazi rallies during World War II. Drive along the Ludwigstrasse, and see the Bavarian Arch of Triumph and Field Marshall Hall, a monumental loggia on the Odeonsplatz. Then visit lively MARIENPLATZ with the Old and the New Town Halls and the gothic Frauenkirche. Later, head for the Czech border in the Bohemian Forest and travel to Prague, the 'Golden City.' This evening, why not join an optional outing to explore Prague by night? (B,D)|
|Day 3||Prague||Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide reveals why Prague is considered one of Europe's most exquisite cities. Visit the 1,000-year-old HRADCANY CASTLE GROUNDS, which afford lovely views of St. Vitus Cathedral and the castle's walls and bastions. Also see the Old Town, the Jewish ghetto, and the ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK, once the envy of all Europe. Exciting optional excursions are available to make the most of your stay. (B)|
|Day 4||Budapest||Into Moravia, where Napoleon established his headquarters during the Battle of Austerlitz and arrive in Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, for an orientation of the 18th-century Old Town. Then, follow the course of the Danube River to Budapest. (B,D)|
|Day 5||Budapest||Eastern Europe's most cosmopolitan city comes to life during your guided sightseeing. See elegant Andrassy Avenue, the Thermal Baths, and the world's second-largest Jewish synagogue. From the lacy lookout towers of Fishermen's Bastion, enjoy a panoramic view of the sprawling city. Then, visit the 13th-century MATTHIAS CORONATION CHURCH and impressive Heroes' Square. Afternoon at leisure. Tonight, a delectable optional Hungarian specialty dinner can be arranged. (B)|
|Day 6||Vienna||Drive through the Hungarian plains to Vienna, once the center of the mighty Habsburg Empire. Meet your Local Guide and start your afternoon sightseeing with a drive along the elegant Ringstrasse. Pass the impressive State Opera House, the Jewish quarter, and stop at the Hofburg Palace, winter residence of the Austrian imperial family. Marvel at the impressive courtyards and famous Heldenplatz, and visit awesome ST. STEPHEN'S CATHEDRAL. (B)|
|Day 7||Vienna||A full day at leisure gives you the opportunity to join exciting optional excursions, such as to the Vienna Woods, historic Schonbrunn Palace, a concert in one of Vienna's concert halls, or to just explore this magnificent city on your own. (B)|
|Day 8||Salzburg||A leisurely [LF] DANUBE CRUISE along the most scenic section of the river is the best way to appreciate the beautiful surroundings. Sit back, relax and enjoy Kaffee und Kuchen (coffee and cake) on board, before continuing through the lovely Salzkammergut Lakeland to picturesque Salzburg. Follow your Local Guide for a walking tour through the historical center. Admire MIRABELL GARDENS, the Great Festival Hall, St. Peter's Monastery, and magnificent RESIDENZ SQUARE, where some scenes of The Sound of Music movie were filmed. Take pictures of Mozart's birthplace in the charming Getreidegasse. This evening, dinner has been prepared at St. Peter Stiftskeller. (B,D)|
|Day 9||Munich||In the morning, an optional excursion to Berchtesgaden, Hitler's Eagle's Nest, is available before returning to Munich. The best way to say auf Wiedersehen is a [LF] visit to the famous HOFBRaUHAUS, Munich's best-know beer hall, dating back to 1589, followed by a farewell dinner at the lively Ratskeller restaurant. (B,D)|
|Day 10||Munich||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
- US$ Price Details
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single room supplement: $690-$870Triple room reduction per person: $40Extra nights per person in Munich:in single room $153-$603, in twin $87-$312, in triple $95-$246
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