The Bohemian - End Vienna, Small Group

Tour Type: Regional
Brochure Type: IV Europe Summer 2024 v1

Experience the best Europe has to offer with an abundance of Vienna sightseeing and a serving of spicy Polish sausage in Krakow. Fall in love with the fairy tale town of Cesky Krumlov before an exciting Insight Choice in the Czech capital-touring the thousand-year-old castle courtyards or joining a Local Expert for a walk through the Old Town square, to the fortune telling astronomical clock. Journey through Slovakia and across the Tatra Mountains to Budapest for a Celebration Dinner in the exquisite surrounds of the Gundel restaurant. Explore the Old Town of Buda, separated from Pest by the Danube River, and admire the spectacular views from the Fisherman's Bastion before feasting on the finest local delicacies paired with select Hungarian wines.

Choice Highlights
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Vienna: Listen to the musical masterpiece of Mozart and learn the Viennese Waltz, in an inclusive workshop designed to support the visually impaired community. Unique to Insight Guests, 'Dancing without Barriers' takes place in the dark, in a specially designed sensory studio, and will be a unique experience for all your senses. This specifically designed workshop focuses on inclusion and education around the topic of visual impairment. Through their foundation the organisation supports children from disadvantaged family and children with a visual impairment. This experience advances UN Sustainable Development Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities. Alternatively, visit a traditional Viennese cafe to enjoy local specialties of coffee and sachertorte.
  • Vienna: Visit a traditional coffeehouse to enjoy Viennese specialities of coffee and Sachertorte.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Prague: Stroll through the Jewish Quarter with your Local Expert to hear how the Jewish community has shaped the history of Prague.
  • Prague: Visit the imposing St. Vitus Cathedral and explore the atmospheric courtyards of the historic Prague Castle with your Local Expert.
Authentic Dining
  • Vienna: Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a drink, followed by a pleasant Welcome Dinner served with wine at a local restaurant.
  • Vienna: Visit a traditional coffeehouse to enjoy Viennese specialities of coffee and Sachertorte.
  • Krakow: For your Dine-Around Evening, choose you style of dining from a selection of hand-picked local restaurants, unique in Polish flavour.
  • Dining Summary: 4 Dinner with Wine (DW), and 8 Breakfast (B)
Top Rated Highlights
  • Vienna: A private, guided exploration of Schonbrunn Palace will have all your senses tingling. Stand beneath frescoed ceilings, crystal chandeliers and gilded Rococo frames where Mozart performed as a child prodigy.
  • Vienna: Travel along the Ring Road to see the Hofburg Imperial Residence, Opera House, Parliament Building and Karlskirche.
  • Cesky Krumlov: Your Travel Director will lead you on an orientation of the city as you explore the medieval streets of this fairy-tale town.
  • Prague: Stroll through the Jewish Quarter with your Local Expert to hear how the Jewish community has shaped the history of Prague.
  • Prague: Visit the imposing St. Vitus Cathedral and explore the atmospheric courtyards of the historic Prague Castle with your Local Expert.
  • Auschwitz: Experience a powerful and moving visit, with a Local Expert. See the Auschwitz memorial and museum and stop at Birkenau, which bears witness to the terrible atrocities of the Holocaust.
  • Krakow: The medieval heart of Krakow is rich in legend, a kind of Polish Camelot. Join your Local Expert for an in-depth exploration of this historic Holy Grail.Cross the former Jewish Quarter of Kazimierz to Podgorze and see the Ghetto Square.
  • Krakow: Visit the cathedral atop Wawel Hill, see the castle and look for the iconic dragon, accompanied by your Local Expert.
  • Krakow: Visit the 14th-century St. Mary's Basilica, the most important church in the city.
  • Budapest: Stroll through the alleys of the Old Town of Buda with a Local Expert.
Make Travel Matter
  • Vienna: Listen to the musical masterpiece of Mozart and learn the Viennese Waltz, in an inclusive workshop designed to support the visually impaired community. Unique to Insight Guests, 'Dancing without Barriers' takes place in the dark, in a specially designed sensory studio, and will be a unique experience for all your senses. This specifically designed workshop focuses on inclusion and education around the topic of visual impairment. Through their foundation the organisation supports children from disadvantaged family and children with a visual impairment. This experience advances UN Sustainable Development Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities. Alternatively, visit a traditional Viennese cafe to enjoy local specialties of coffee and sachertorte.

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Tour Operator
Insight Vacations
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2023
Duration
9 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1ViennaWelcome to Vienna: At Vienna airport, transfers to your hotel will leave at 10:00, 13:00 and 15:30. At 17:30, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a drink, followed by a pleasant Welcome Dinner served with wine at a local restaurant.
Hilton Vienna Park.
Day 2Stately Vienna and the HabsburgsStately Vienna and the Habsburgs: Join a Local Expert for a private tour of Maria Theresa's magnificent Schonbrunn Palace and its formal gardens. Be transported to a time of opulence and extravagance, as you marvel at the intricacies of gilded Rococo frames, frescoed ceilings and crystal chandeliers.Explore Vienna with Insight Choice. Choose to visit a traditional Viennese cafe to enjoy local specialties of coffee and Sachertorte. Alternatively, join a unique MAKE TRAVEL MATTER experience, take to the floor in a Viennese Waltz dance workshop and support the visually impaired community. Dancing in the dark, in a specially designed sensory studio, will be a unique experience for all your senses. Then get your camera ready for a drive around the Ring Road, a grand boulevard built along the lines of the old city walls, showcasing many of the capital's architectural masterpieces, including the Opera House, magnificent Hofburg Imperial Residence, Austrian Parliament Building and Karlskirche.
Hilton Vienna Park.
Day 3Charming Cesky Krumlov and Golden PragueCharming Cesky Krumlov and Golden Prague: Once over the Czech border, head for picturesque Cesky Krumlov, where you'll start with a brief orientation tour of this fairy-tale town, straight out of the Middle Ages. Enjoy some free time to explore and appreciate views of the Vltava River. Wander through the cobblestone, traffic-free streets, past colourful houses that lead up to the finest castle in the land. In the afternoon, continue through the green Bohemian countryside to Golden Prague.
Hotel Royal Prague.
Day 4PraguePrague, City of a Hundred Spires: Explore Prague with Insight Choice. Choose to walk the courtyards of the Castle and visit the imposing St. Vitus Cathedral. Alternatively, join your Local Expert for a walk through the Jewish Quarter and learn about a different side of the history of Prague. Continue to Old Town Square where the mechanical antics of the Astronomical Clock's glockenspiel delight onlookers each hour. The afternoon is free for you to explore at your leisure.
Hotel Royal Prague.
Day 5KrakowReflect on Auschwitz then onto Krakow: Enjoy a gentle drive through the rolling Czech countryside before crossing into Poland where you will stop at Oswiecim, better known by its German name of Auschwitz. Join a guided tour of the memorial and museum and stop at Birkenau, which bore witness to the terrible atrocities of the Holocaust.
Vienna House Andel's Cracow, Krakow.
Day 6The Damsels and Dragons of KrakowThe Damsels and Dragons of Krakow Relaxed Start: In the morning why not join an Optional Experience and journey into a glistening subterranean world at the 600-year-old Wieliczka Salt Mine? In a maze of tunnels deep below the surface, witness unique salt sculptures, sunken lakes and even a glorious cathedral carved entirely out of rock salt by the miners. Alternatively, enjoy a morning at leisure before joining your fellow travellers to ascend Wawel Hill and visit the cathedral, with your Local Expert. Walk past the former residence of Pope John Paul II through the Old Town, to Europe's largest and most beautiful town square. See the medieval Sukiennice Cloth Hall and visit the 14th century St. Mary's Basilica, the most important church in the city. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for the trumpeter in the tower. In the evening, choose from a selection of hand-picked local restaurants on your Dine-Around Evening.
Vienna House Andel's Cracow, Krakow.
Day 7Through Sleepy Slovakia to BudapestThrough Sleepy Slovakia to Budapest: Journey into the Slovakian region of Orava and see the picturesque Oravsky Hrad Castle before continuing through the breathtaking Low Tatra Mountains to arrive in Budapest.
Courtyard by Marriott Budapest City Center.
Day 8BudapestBudapest, the Queen of the Danube Relaxed Start: Explore Budapest with a Local Expert. Cross the Danube to the Pest district to visit Heroes' Square and drive down elegant Andrassy Boulevard. Enjoy a tour of the Liszt Music Academy with a student, followed by an enchanting recital. The university was founded by the piano virtuoso and composer Franz Liszt in 1875. The rest of the day is at your leisure to relax by the Danube or browse the boutiques of Vaci Street. For your Celebration Dinner, you are treated to mouthwatering Hungarian specialities, accompanied by specially selected wines.
Courtyard by Marriott Budapest City Center.
Day 9ViennaDepart Vienna: Your Bohemian journey concludes after breakfast with transfers arriving at Budapest airport at 07:00 and 11:00. The 07:00 transfer continues to Vienna airport, arriving at midday and offers a final stop at the post-trip hotel.
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05/03/2024$3,276.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/31/2024$3,276.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/19/2024$3,108.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/20/2024$3,276.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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    Tour Type: RegionalBrochure Type: IV Europe Summer 2024 v1Experience the best Europe has to offer with an abundance of Vienna sightseeing and a serving of spicy Polish sausage in Krakow.

 
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