7 days in the Imperial Capitals of Central Europe

A golden trip to "The Imperial Capitals"

7 days  2-8 September 2019

Czech Republic: Prague (2 nights), Kutná Hora and Brno,

Austria Vienna (2 nights), 

Slovakia: Bratislava,

Hungary Györ and Budapest (2 nights)

1485 Euros

Price includes:

4 Stars central hotels, with breakfast,

entrance fees to planned sites,

boat trip,

ground transport (by private coach),

permanent presence of Lebanese tour leader,

travel insurance

 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Flight details

Czech Airlines

Departure from Lebanon:  3:20 am  arrival to Prague: 6:00 am

Meeting at Beirut airport at 12:30 am Sunday 1st September after midnight

 Return from Budapest to Beirut through Prague (1 stop):

departure time: 7:45 pm  arrival to Beirut: 2:25 am+1 (on the morning of Monday 9th of September )

 

DAY 1: PRAGUE

Arrival to Vaclav Havel in Prague at 6:00 am, private transfer to Prague city.  Enjoy the wake up of Prague’s downtown

Church of Our Lady with Infant Jesus

Enjoy the magic of Prague - a slow city walk

      Old Town and Lesser Quarter

      Old Town Square with Astronomical Clock,

      St Nicolas Church,

The Church of Mother of God before Týn, often translated as Church of Our Lady before Týn, is a gothic church and a dominant feature of the Old Town of Prague, Czech Republic. It has been the main church of this part of the city since the 14th century. The church's towers are 80 m high and topped by four small spires

Charles Bridge: a stone Gothic bridge that connects the Old Town and Lesser Town (Malá Strana). It was actually called the Stone Bridge (Kamenný most) during its first several centuries. Its construction was commissioned by Czech king and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and began in 1357. In charge of the construction was architect Petr Parléř whose other works include the  St. Vitus Cathedral  at  the Prague Castle. It is said that egg yolks were mixed into the mortar to strengthen the construction of the bridge.

Overnight in Prague at: Elysee Hotel Prague 

 

DAY 2: PRAGUE + Boat trip

Free time in Prague city

a boat trip in Prague river on the Devil’s river (a blind Vltava river arm- The Vltava is the longest river -430km- within the Czech Republic, running southeast along the Bohemian Forest and then north across Bohemia, through Český Krumlov, České Budějovice and Prague, and finally merging with the Elbe at Mělník. It is commonly referred to as the "Bohemian sea" and the "Czech national river" )

 

Overnight in Prague at: Elysee Hotel Prague 

 

 

DAY 3: PRAGUE – KUNTA HORA - BRNO - VIENNA

Departure from Prague towards UNESCO-listed town of 
Kutna Hora, 

proceed to Vienna

Visit on the way Vienna the town of Brno (UNESCO-listed) – a beautiful historical town in the Southern Bohemian region. Visit of town, including the master piece of functionalism architecture, castle

Arrival to Vienna

A free evening evening in the city of LOVE

Overnight in Vienna at: Hotel Bellevue Wien

 

DAY 4: VIENNA

visit to Schönbrunn Palace (admission included for the GRAND TOUR: Forty rooms and forty fascinating stories spanning three centuries. In addition to the rooms covered on the Imperial Tour visitors also see the magnificent Hall of Ceremonies, the imposing Gobelin Salon with its exquisite Brussels tapestries, and the room known in Maria Theresa’s time as the Feketin Room, later renamed the Millions Room on account of its precious paneling of rare rosewood.

 

 Afternoon combined walking and panoramic private sightseeing of the:

  Vienna City centre including:

            Museum Qartier

            StephansPlatz,

            panoramic ride on the Ringstrasse. 


Overnight in Vienna at: Hotel Bellevue Wien

 

DAY 5: VIENNA – BRATISLAVA – GYÖR - BUDAPEST

Morning departure from Vienna via Bratislava and Györ to Budapest  


Break and visit of the Slovak Capital, Bratislava (2 hours); panoramic tour by bus and walking tour in the city centre including Bratislava Castle, Cathedral of St. Martin, Slovak National theatre and New Bridge.

Head to Györ (aprox. 1h30).

      visit of the town

      Karmelitan Church in Győr

      old town with Basilica (approx. 1hr). 


Arrival to Budapest in the evening 

Overnight in Budapest at: KViHotel Budapest

 

 

DAY 6: BUDAPEST

Half day Budapest city tour on both sides of the City,

      Buda & Pest sides

      Matthias Church

      Fishermen’s Bastion offering panoramic view over the City

Half day Budapest city tour on both sides of the City

Free evening in the city

 Overnight in Budapest at: KViHotel Budapest

 

 

 

DAY 7: BUDAPEST

Free time in Budapest city, at leisure

Departure in the afternoon by private bus to the airport, fly home

 

Hotel information

Elysee Hotel Prague

Hotel Bellevue Wien Vienna

KViHotel Budapest

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