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Duration: September 6 - 20, 2018
Price: $2,775
    • Accommodation at first class hotels, taxes included
    • Breakfast daily
    • Dinner with entertainment in Prague
    • Opera performance in Prague
    • Heurigen dinner in Vienna
    • Dinner aboard Vltava boat
    • “Csarda” dinner with entertainment in Budapest
    • Dinner in local restaurant in Budapest
    • Lunch in Slovenska Bistrica
    • Farewell dinner in Ljubljana
    • Beer tasting in Prague
    • Bled & Mt. Vogel excursion with cream-cake and light lunch
    • Entrances and inclusions indicated with bold letters
    • Services of a Professional Tour director from Day 2-11; Local guide’s assistance on Days 12, 13, 14 & 15
    • Transportation by modern A/C motor coach

     

    Sightseeing:

    • Prague
    • Cesky Krumlov
    • Vienna
    • Bratislava
    • Budapest
    • Bled
  • Day 1. Thursday, Sep 06: depart home cities for Prague (airfare not included)

    Day 2. Friday, Sep 07: arrive Prague

    You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Then your time is free to begin exploring. Tonight, dinner with a folklore performance in a local restaurant. (D)

    Day 3. Saturday, Sep 08: in Prague

    Cross the Vltava River to see the Royal Castle of Hradcany and visit the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. The balance of the day is at leisure. Tonight, enjoy an opera performance. (B)

    Day 4. Sunday, Sep 09: in Prague

    This morning, tour the old part of the city to view the Old Town Square, the famous Astronomical Clock, the Jewish Quarter, St. Nicholas Church, Charles Bridge and more. Visit one of the famous breweries and taste famous Czech beers. The balance of the is at your leisure. Dinner aboard Vltava cruise boat or local restaurant. (B,D)

    Day 5. Monday, Sep 10: Vienna

    Travel by motor coach to the town of Cesky Krumlov, picturesquely situated above the meandering valley along the upper Vltava River. The town has enormous appeal as an urban unity, and has been included among the monuments on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage list. You will visit the castle and the old center of the town. Continue on to Durnstein for a short stop and on to Vienna, the “City of Waltz.” In the evening enjoy dinner with entertainment at a typical “Heurigen”, or wine tavern. (B,D)

    Day 6. Tuesday, Sep 11: in Vienna

    On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg Palace, once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Then view the Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and other reminders of the city’s Imperial History. Afternoon at leisure. Time to experience the delicious chocolates and pastries. (B)

    Day 7. Wednesday, Sep 12: in Vienna

    Take a guided visit to the Kunsthistorische Museum this morning. The museum houses outstanding collections of art, sculpture, coins, armor, musical instruments, and more. The balance of the day is free to enjoy Vienna at your own pace. Maybe take in the open air market (Naschmarkt) great place to have lunch and shop. (B)

    Day 8. Thursday, Sep 13: to Bratislava and Budapest

    Drive to Bratislava, Slovakia, for a guided tour featuring major sites: views of St. Martin’s cathedral, a massive Gothic church, and Franciscan church, which is the oldest preserved building in Bratislava, Bratislava castle and St. Michael’s gate, Continue on to Budapest. Check in, to your hotel. Overnight. Dinner in a local restaurant. (B,D)

    Day 9. Friday, Sep 14: in Budapest

    Situated on the opposite banks of the Danube River, the former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of graceful bridges. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of the decorative Parliament building, seat of the National Assembly; Vaci Utca, a pedestrian street lined with shops and restaurants; Heroes‘ Square with the Millennium Column, a 118-foot-high Corinthian column topped with a statue of the archangel Gabriel, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The balance of the day is at leisure. (B)

    Day 10. Saturday, Sep 15: in Budapest

    Sightseeing this morning focuses on the Castle Hill area. You’ll visit the 13th-century Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion, then see the Royal Palace. Your afternoon is free to relax maybe a visit to the Central Market Hall. Tonight, enjoy dinner with entertainment in a typical Csarda restaurant. (B,D)

    Day 11. Sunday, Sep 16: Budapest – Slovenska Bistrica – Ljubljana

    After breakfast travel to Slovenia via Slovenska Bistrica where we stop for lunch (Kuki pizzeria or similar). Continue on to Ljubljana. Overnight. (B,L)

    Day 12. Monday, Sep 17: Ljubljana

    Free time or join one of the Kompas day excursions. Overnight Ljubljana. (B)

    Day 13. Tuesday, Sep 18: Ljubljana

    After breakfast drive to Bled. Drive to Bled castle for an overview on Bled lake and let’s not forget to taste famous Bled cream-cake (kremsnita). Continue towards Bohinj and take a cable car to Mt. Vogel. Light lunch on the mountain is included (goulash type). Drive back to Ljubljana, free evening. Overnight Ljubljana. (B, light lunch)

    Day 14. Wednesday, Sep 19: Ljubljana

    Free time or join a Kompas day excursions. Evening is reserved for Farewell dinner at Gostilna Janezic (or similar) with live entertainment. (B,D)

    Day 15. Thursday, Sep 20: depart Ljubljana to your home cities


  • 2017 Departure Dates and Prices
    Start date
    End date
    Per person in twin
    Single Room Supplement
    06 Sep 2018 20 Sep 2018 $ 2,775 $ 644
  • Tour Route

     Tony & Ann Klepec Visiting Prague, Cesky Krumlov, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest & Slovenia

 

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