Bohemian Rhapsody

Price per person
from £1,308

Price based on
London Gatwick
8th Dec 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 13 days

  • Central and Eastern Europe

  • Comfortable pace

  • Classic escorted tours

Discover Old Europe at its most evocative: the castle districts and medieval squares of Bratislava and Budapest, the domes and turrets of Salzburg, and the grand boulevards of Vienna. Sail along the blue Danube through the picturesque Wachau Valley winemaking region, admire the cut crystal and marionette displays in Prague and wander the cobbled streets of historic Nuremberg on this memorable tour.

At a glance


  • Nuremberg Explore this Bavarian city of cobbled medieval squares, known for its toymaking traditions and imperial castle. 
  • Prague Discover the Czech capital and its historic astronomical clock, lovely Charles Bridge and characterful Jewish Quarter. Window shop for marionettes and garnet in the cobbled Old Town, and be sure to try a glass of Staropramen while you're here.
  • Budapest Wander the Castle District and cobblestone streets of this elegant city on an included sightseeing tour, and enjoy a meal in a local restaurant.
  • Vienna See the grand State Opera, the impressive Parliament building and the ornate Town Hall. 
  • Danube Cruise Sail along the River Danube through the UNESCO-listed Wachau Valley winemaking region.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Porterage
  • Individual audio system
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

Customer Reviews

The holiday was very nice. Had enough time to see...

11th September 2017
Mrs Shalini Mathen

The holiday was very nice. Had enough time to see the main places Prague, Vienna and Budapest.Having an extra free day helped to see what we wanted to see that was not in the iternary.

...

22nd June 2017
Trusted Customer

Overview

Discover Old Europe at its most evocative: the castle districts and medieval squares of Bratislava and Budapest, the domes and turrets of Salzburg, and the grand boulevards of Vienna. Sail along the blue Danube through the picturesque Wachau Valley winemaking region, admire the cut crystal and marionette displays in Prague and wander the cobbled streets of historic Nuremberg on this memorable tour.

Total meals included:

  • 12 breakfasts, 2 dinners

UK - Munich

Day
1

Fly to Munich where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Your tour starts today.

Munich - Nuremberg - Prague

Day
2

First, stop in Nuremberg, famous for its World War II war crime trials. See the picturesque Market Square and the castle towering above the city centre. Later, cross the border into the Czech Republic and on to Prague.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague

Day
3

The city has a wealth of Gothic and Baroque architecture that perhaps inspired Dvorak and Smetana, both Prague composers. Included guided sightseeing features landmarks such as the Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge, and the Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock. Plenty of time for some individual exploring, or maybe just a walk along the banks of the Vltava River and then a meal at a restaurant of your choice.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague

Day
4

Your second day in Prague will give you a programme of optional excursions or, if you prefer, the opportunity for arranging your own day with visits to places of particular personal interest.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague - Bratislava - Budapest

Day
5

Journey southeast into Slovakia and stop in its capital, Bratislava, to see the medieval Old Town, situated on the banks of the Danube. Next, cross into Hungary to reach Budapest, where tonight you will enjoy an included dinner in a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Budapest

Days
6 - 7

Included sightseeing features Buda Castle, which dominates the twin cities of Buda and Pest that are separated by the broad ribbon of the Danube. Also, see Heroes’ Square, which typifies the modern capital, the old inns, and along the riverbank, Parliament, Margaret Island, Fishermen’s Bastion, and Buda Castle. There’s plenty more to do and see during these two days. Maybe try one of the historic spas! Ask your tour director for assistance.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Budapest - Vienna Woods - Mayerling - Vienna

Day
8

Say goodbye to Budapest and cross into Austria. Drive to the Vienna Woods, designated a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2005. In Mayerling, see the hunting lodge, scene of the tragic 1889 death of Archduke Rudolf and his 17-year-old lover, Maria Vetsera. Later, continue to Vienna for the next three nights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna

Day
9

Two whole days to fully enjoy one of Europe’s best known and most loved capitals. Whatever your plans, it is wise to start off with the included city sightseeing tour. See the State Opera, Parliament, and the Town Hall. Stroll in Heroes’ Square to view the Hofburg. Splendid Baroque palaces and the Viennese traditional joie de vivre give great scope for a programme of optional excursions. Your stay is long enough to fit in your personal plans and choices.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna

Day
10

Continue your two-day stay in the Austrian capital.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna - Danube River Cruise - Salzburg

Day
11

Another day with some interesting options. Drive first to Krems on the banks of the Danube and surrounded by hills and vineyards. Then, something quite different: enjoy a cruise on the Danube River, taking in the beautiful Wachau region. Maybe join an optional excursion to visit the abbey at Melk before continuing the journey to Salzburg. Tonight, savour an included traditional dinner in a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Salzburg - Munich

Day
12

Don’t miss out on the included Salzburg city sightseeing excursion with a local guide. You’ll be taken through the historic centre of Mozart’s hometown to see its many highlights, including the Domplatz, the Horse Trough, Festival Hall, and, of course, the charming Getreidegasse, where Mozart was born. Continue to Munich and this evening, maybe join the optional Bavarian evening and farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Munich - UK

Day
13

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

Special Departures:

Oktoberest: 15th & 22nd September 2018

Christmas Markets: 1st & 8th December 2018

 

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Munich: NH Messe 
  • Prague: Clarion Congress 
  • Budapest: Novotel Centrum or Mercure
  • Vienna: NH Belvedere 
  • Salzburg: Austria Trend Salzburg West
  • Munich: Achat Premium Munchen Sued

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