Imperial Splendors: Trafalgar’s 10-Day Sojourn in Prague, Vienna, and Budapest

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Imperial Splendors: Trafalgar's 10-Day Sojourn in Prague, Vienna, and Budapest

An aerial view of the historic center of Prague on a summer evening, the setting sun is illuminating the bridges with the Charles Bridge in the center of the frame.

Imperial capitals and their captivating history are the highlights on this exciting Prague, Vienna and Budapest trip.

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Europe with Trafalgar’s 10 Day Czech Republic, Austria, and Hungary Tour. This meticulously crafted itinerary explores the imperial capitals of Prague, Vienna, and Budapest, immersing -guests in the rich tapestry of their enthralling histories. Witness the grandeur of architectural masterpieces from Prague’s iconic Charles Bridge to Vienna’s imperial palaces. Delve into the vibrant culture as you join a local Hungarian family in their winery, savoring a hearty meal that unveils the region’s culinary delights. – With Trafalgar, each day unfolds a new – chapter of discovery, creating lasting memories amidst the timeless charm of these European gems. Get ready for an unforgettable experience that combines cultural immersion, historical exploration, and the warmth of local hospitality.

Here are some of the most distinctive Trafalgar-only experiences awaiting you in Czech Republic, Austria, and Hungary

See why Prague is often called the heart of Europe.

  • Commence your holiday with an unforgettable welcome reception in Prague, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers. Take in the enchanting surroundings adorned with stunning Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque facades, setting the stage for a delightful journey ahead.

  • Guided by Trafalgar’s local Specialist, venture into the charming Old Town Square in Prague and marvel at the intricate Astronomical Clock, a captivating spectacle every hour. For an enchanting optional experience, consider the evening tour of this fairy-tale city, where panoramic views unfold from the Charles Bridge. Enjoy a drink at a charming restaurant, accompanied by musical entertainment, and uncover hidden gems of Prague yet to be explored.

  • On your final day in Prague, delve into the realm of legends, castles, and palaces as you trace the ‘Royal Route,’ uncovering historical treasures and savoring picturesque views from Petřín Hill.

Expert Tip: Don’t leave Vienna without trying Pilsner Urquell Lager which is Prague’s most famous Beer and is known as the world’s first pale lager.

One of Europe’s smallest cities, Bratislava is incredibly charming and quaint
One of Europe’s smallest cities, Bratislava is incredibly charming and quaint.

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  • Journey south from Prague, traversing the Moravian landscapes, make your way to Bratislava. -Explore the quaint Old Town of Bratislava, strolling through charming squares and admiring the iconic Michael Tower before stopping for a pick-me-up and unique MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience at a social business café, contributing to employment opportunities for vulnerable women.

Start your day in Vienna with an exclusive visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Austria’s largest art museum, offering a glimpse of the Royal Collection before it opens to the public. Follow this with a guided stroll through the historic core of the city, the first district, Inner Stadt, led by a Local Specialist who unveils its rich history. Explore the Ring Road, witnessing iconic landmarks such as the Hofburg Imperial Residence, Opera House, Parliament Building, and Karlskirche. Consider enhancing your evening with an optional Viennese dinner, followed by a concert of classical music, featuring works by Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

•	The Schonbrunn Palace symbolises the impressive Habsburg monarchy and continues to mesmerise tourists all over the globe
The Schonbrunn Palace symbolises the impressive Habsburg monarchy and continues to mesmerise tourists all over the globe

  • On your second day in Vienna, immerse yourself in the musical legacy of the city by tracing the paths of Vienna’s great maestros – Mozart, Haydn, and Strauss – nurtured by aristocrats over the centuries. Choose to join Trafalgar’s local specialist for a captivating exploration of The Imperial Summer Palace of Schönbrunn, offering a fascinating journey through the epochs of Habsburg rule. Alternatively, spend the afternoon on a private guided tour of the Vienna State Opera, delving into its rich history and witnessing the stage that has hosted numerous iconic musicians and performances. –

Expert Tip: Whenever possible drop in at a local café to indulge in the city’s kaffee culture with a slice or two of Sachertorte (Chocolate Cake).

The gothic revival styled Hungarian Parliament Building is a sight to behold
The gothic revival styled Hungarian Parliament Building is a sight to behold.

  • En route from Vienna to Budapest, relish the spectacular scenery along the Danube bend. Take a pause in the historic city of Esztergom, Hungary, where you can marvel at its Castle Hill, the impressive domed Cathedral (the largest in Hungary), and the picturesque St. Thomas Hill.
  • Begin your exploration of Budapest with a guided walking tour, visiting the enchanting Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church. Continue your journey to Pest to witness the grandeur of the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe. Conclude your day with Trafalgar’s iconic Be My Guest experience, immersing yourself in a hearty Hungarian dinner with the Schieszl family as they share the story of their winery.

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On your exclusive Trafalgar’s Be My Guest experience, hear the moving story of how the Schieszl familyss winery doubled as a hiding place for a Jewish friend during WWII
On your exclusive Trafalgar’s Be My Guest experience, hear the moving story of how the Schieszl familyss winery doubled as a hiding place for a Jewish friend during WWII.

  • Explore the heights of Gellert Hill on your second day in Budapest, treating yourself to breathtaking views of the city skyline. Unwind at the renowned Szechenyi Baths or opt for an Optional Experience to tour the majestic Parliament building. Perched on the banks of the Danube, it stands as the most ornate state parliament in Europe and the largest structure in Hungary, still holding the title of Budapest’s tallest building. Conclude your unforgettable journey through the imperial capitals of Europe with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.

Expert Tip: Don’t forget to shop for Hungarian embroidered apparel, ceramics, and paprika.

Why Trafalgar?

Trafalgar’s Travel Directors play a key role in providing each of our guests with a truly memorable experience.
Trafalgar’s Travel Directors play a key role in providing each of our guests with a truly memorable experience.

Travel Directors

Traflagar’s Travel Directors play a crucial role in curating unforgettable experiences for the guests. These seasoned explorers, and culture enthusiasts share local insights from the start, offering a personalized, insider’s perspective of each destination.

Must-Sees to Local Secrets

While visiting iconic sites is a travel highlight, doing so independently can be challenging. With Trafalgar, the experts provide seamless access – from exclusive visits – to expert-led tours. Combined with the intimate revelations of their local specialists, these experiences transform you into an insider, not just a tourist.

One-of-a-Kind Experiences

Through Trafalgar’s extensive global network, you gain local access to communities worldwide. Their 100+ Be My Guest experiences, a Trafalgar signature, invite you into locals’ homes, offering cultural insights and personal stories.

Responsible Travel at Heart

Choosing Trafalgar means embracing responsible travel with their commitment to MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®. They support your commitment to make a positive impact on the planet, the people, and the wildlife.

Flexible Booking

What makes Trafalgar holidays special are the flexible booking services, guaranteed departures, and access to free changes up to 60 days of departure. 

Get ready to plan your trip to Prague, Vienna, and Budapest in 2024! Grab your planner and head to http://www.trafalgar.com/en-sg to book now, unlocking up to 25% off on selected global adventures in 2024.

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