Imperial Capitals of Europe

Includes Hotel Stays in Budapest, Vienna & Prague

Prices from R19,999 pp

Spend 9 nights visiting the imperial and historic capitals of Europe.

One of the largest and most historic cities in Europe, Budapest's famed Buda and Pest areas are split by the Danube. Unwind in its world-famous thermal baths, enjoy the city's great architectural feats from Castle Hill or savour the delicious local Hungarian cuisine.

Next, enjoy a train ride into Austria and the medieval ‘City of Music’, Vienna. Arguably Europe’s most elegant city, Vienna is a charming mix of regal heritage and contemporary style, from its grand palaces and stunning architecture, to its tasty Sacher-Torte, synonymous with this enchanting city. 

The final leg of your journey will take you to the historic capital of Bohemia, Prague, with its grand history and culture. This gothic and bohemian Baroque city is best explored on foot, with a myriad of attractions on offer, including the world-famous 14th century Charles Bridge and Old Town Square that has been at the centre of Prague since the 10th century and its quaint medieval astronomical clock featuring the 12 apostles. 

Your hotels are all centrally located to take advantage of the fantastic sights to see in each of these cities.

Duration 9 nights
Departing Aug 2019 - May 2020
  • All flights
  • All taxes
  • Rail journey
  • Tours included

Your Experience

  • 3 night hotel stay in Budapest
  • Hop-on, Hop-off sightseeing cruise on the Danube
  • 3 night hotel stay in Vienna
  • Belvedere Palace Combination ticket
  • 3 night hotel stay in Prague
  • Walking tour in Prague visiting Charles Bridge, Prague Castle & more
  • All flights & taxes
  • All rail journeys
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Itinerary

Days 1 - 4
Budapest

Once the great divide between two separate cities known as Buda and Pest, the River Danube is now at the heart of Hungary’s majestic capital, Budapest. It is famed for its Art Nouveau architecture and fascinating history, along with its poignant memories, such as the Shoes on the Danube.

You’ll get to admire the city from a new perspective during a hop on hop off sightseeing cruise which we’ve included during your stay. As you sail along the Danube you’ll pass by city highlights including the imposing building of the Parliament, the Royal Castle, Matthias Church and the Fishermen's Bastion. You’ll also see the bridges and universities of Budapest, the national theatre and the Palace of Arts.

Mirage Medic Hotel

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Ambra Hotel

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Danubius Grand Hotel Margitsziget

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Soho Boutique Hotel

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Days 4 - 7
Vienna

Vienna, Austria’s magnificent capital, is home to a treasure trove of art, architectural delights and enchanting coffee shops. Here, enjoy the sights on a tour showcasing the city’s architectural heritage, followed by a stroll to the State Opera House. Or why not view the Gustav Klimt exhibit, a collection that includes The Kiss?

During your Vienna stay, you will get a half day tour to Belvedere Palace, which is one of the most important cultural highlights in Vienna and offers you a variety of culturally interesting sights. This was once the baroque summer residence of the renowned general and art connoisseur Prince Eugene. In the Upper Belvedere you find the world's largest Klimt collection with the famous golden pictures "The Kiss" and "Judith" which is a must for Klimt fans, and from the Marble Hall there is an unforgettable view across the Baroque palace gardens to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Renaissance Wien Hotel

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Hotel Mercure Wien City

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Hotel NH Danube City

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Fleming's Conference Hotel Wien

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Days 7 - 10
Prague

Cross the iconic Charles Bridge or wander around the Old Town Square, where you’ll stumble across soaring spires, ancient chapels and charming cafes. History lovers will delight in the city’s hilltop castle, while art enthusiasts will find numerous galleries to explore, matching the architectural beauty found decorating the streets.

Walk in the footsteps of history as experienced and educated tour guides regale you with fascinating tales about the history of buildings that you pass by. Walk across Charles Bridge to the Lesser Town before enjoying a short, picturesque tram ride to Prague Castle. You will also see St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. Georges Basilica, the Royal Garden and other great sights.

Hotel UNIC Prague

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Iron Gate Hotel & Suites

5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star

Grandium Prague

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Vienna House Andel's Prague

4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

Prices

August 2019 Standard from R24,499
September 2019 Standard from R25,999
October 2019 Standard from R26,999
November 2019 Standard from R19,999
December 2019 Standard from R25,499
December 2019 Christmas School Holidays from R27,999
January 2020 Standard from R22,499
February 2020 Standard from R22,999
March 2020 Standard from R23,999
April 2020 Easter School Holidays from R27,999
April 2020 Standard from R25,999
May 2020 Standard from R26,999

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