Imperial Europe


The towering spires of Imperial Europe may seem to touch the sky, but you’ll want to keep your feet on the ground so you don’t miss any of the many travel highlight.

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  • Type

    Escorted Touring

  • Destination

    United Kingdom & Europe

  • Supplier

    Trafalgar

  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.


Includes


  • 9 NIGHTS
    Accommodation

  • 13 MEALS
    1 Be My Guest, 1 Dinner, 1 Farewell Dinner, 1 Welcome Reception, 9 Breakfasts

  • ON-TRIP TRANSPORT
    All transport shown

  • CONNECT WITH LOCALS
    Join the Schieszl family for a hearty Hungarian Be My Guest dinner and the story of their winery.

  • Explore Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg with a Local Specialist

  • Visit the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest

  • See Melk Abbey

  • Discover Munich, Regensburg, Bratislava, Győr and Innsbruck

  • View the Marienplatz in Munich, St. Vitus' Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague and the Imperial Boulevards of Vienna


The towering spires of Imperial Europe may seem to touch the sky, but you’ll want to keep your feet on the ground so you don’t miss any of the many travel highlights and heart-warming surprises delivered on your visits to Prague, Salzburg, Budapest and Vienna.

Day 1 Welcome to Munich

The sophisticated city streets of Munich are your launch pad to an adventure through the capitals of Imperial Europe. Spend some free time immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of the Bavarian capital. Join your fellow travellers and Travel Director on an orientation tour. View the Marienplatz, the centre of Munich city life since the 12th century, and its iconic Glockenspiel, before a Welcome Reception to kick-start your journey.



Hotel - Sheraton Westpark/Holiday Inn Westpark



Included Meals - Welcome Reception

Day 2 Journey to Medieval Regensburg and Prague

This morning visit Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an unspoilt

medieval gem. Cross the Czech border and head to Prague, your home for the

next two nights. You’ll have the evening to spend your way or consider joining an

Optional Experience to explore beautiful Prague by night with a Local Specialist.



Hotel - Vienna House Andel's



Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 3 Discover Colourful Prague

Delve into centuries of history as you join a Local Specialist for a guided

sightseeing tour of Prague. View the impressive Gothic architecture of St. Vitus

Cathedral in the grounds of the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle, then cross the river

on your walking tour to the Old Town Square to see the Astronomical Clock, with

its hourly Walk of the Apostles. The afternoon is yours to experience the city on

your terms. Savour the delicious flavours of Trdelník in the Old Town Square, pay

tribute to the saints that line the Charles Bridge or consider a relaxing lunch cruise

on the Vltava.



Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 4 Onwards to Slovak Bratislava and Budapest

We leave the beauty of Prague behind for the lush landscapes of Moravia and

pass into Slovakia. Stop in Bratislava to admire its eclectic Gothic, Baroque and Art

Deco architecture. Crossing the border into Hungary, we arrive in Budapest, the

'Paris of the East'. Consider spending the evening on a river cruise along the

Danube paired with a dinner of a selection of Hungarian specialities and awe-inspiring views.



Hotel - Novotel Danube

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 5 Explore Riverside Budapest

Admire the iconic and unexpected highlights of Budapest on a guided sightseeing

tour with a Local Specialist. See the famous Chain Bridge which connects the two

ancient settlements that straddle the Danube, and the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill

district. Visit Fisherman's Bastion, paying tribute to the seven Magyar chieftains

who founded the Hungarian nation. Here, you can enjoy superb views across the

imposing Parliament building and Danube below. Spend the rest of the day at

leisure before joining the Schieszl family for a hearty Hungarian dinner at our Be My Guest experience.  Connect With Locals and hear the story of their winery.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Be My Guest

Day 6 Venture to Vienna

A leisurely start to your morning could see you joining an Optional Experience

guided tour of the magnificent Parliament Building and a visit to the worldfamous Gundel restaurant for pancakes. Cross the hilly landscapes of

Transdanubia stopping in Győr to soak up its medieval atmosphere. Arrive in

Vienna for an evening at leisure to indulge in the captivating melodies, art and

architecture of a city that was once home to famous composers.



Hotel - Holiday Inn South

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 7 See the Sights of Vienna

Explore the imperial splendour of Vienna during your guided sightseeing tour of

Vienna with a Local Specialist. Admire Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence

of the Habsburg Dynasty, the grand State Opera House and Ringstrasse, a

beautiful sweeping boulevard built in the 19th-century to replace the city walls.

Then, see the ornate colourful roof of St. Stephen's Cathedral, one of the city's

most beloved icons. Maybe, visit the Baroque Schönbrunn Palace with its tranquil

gardens or enjoy Vienna's musical talents at one of the performances for which

the city is famous.



Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 8 Off to Picturesque Salzburg

The enchanting landscapes of the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley provide a

picturesque backdrop for our leisurely drive past vineyards and fortresses en

route to Salzburg. We see the Benedictine Melk Abbey perched on a rocky

outcrop above the Danube and learn about its royal connections. Arriving in

Salzburg, we embark on a leisurely walking tour of its Old Town with a Local

Specialist. Dine in your hotel this evening.



Hotel - Mercure City

Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Onwards to Innsbruck and Return to Munich

Visit Innsbruck and see the Golden Roof then leave Austria behind, bound for the

German city of Munich. This evening, we celebrate an unforgettable journey

through some of Europe's most memorable cities during a Farewell Dinner with

your travel companions and Travel Director.



Hotel - Sheraton Westpark/Holiday Inn Westpark

Included Meals - Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 10 Farewell Munich

For now, it's time to say a fond auf Wiedersehen to Germany, your fellow

travellers and Travel Director at the end of your exhilarating European experience.

Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.



Included Meals - Breakfast


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