- Tour Map
- PDF Itinerary
- A guided tour of important places
- Air conditioned Transport
- Breakfast Every Morning
- Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
- Overnight Hotels / Pensions
- Photos of Your Holiday
- Professionally guided tour
- Unlimited bottled water
- VAT and city tax
- Welcome Drink
- Flights to/from Slovakia
- Meals, unless expressly stated
- Medical insurance and emergency insurance
- Personal expenses
- Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
- Tips to guide and driver
- Visa arrangements
Vienna – Budapest – Bratislava Tour
Once Austria-Hungary, a dual monarchy, today, 3 independent countries and their lovely capitals. The Danube river connects them.
Always busy Vienna and its historical Ring, palaces. City of culture, music, and art. We start with a Quality City Tour and also out of Vienna trip.
Then, we move to the relaxing capital of Slovakia. Touring Bratislava is easy, comfortable, and enjoyable. And our last capital to discover is Budapest, lying on both river banks, we will spend here more time to see Top sights, Jewish Heritage and still have enough free time.
Come to this beautiful tour with us!
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Day 4
- Day 5
- Day 6
- Day 7
WELCOME TO VIENNA – THE CAPITAL OF MUSIC
We will meet you at the airport’s arrival hall, help you with your luggage, drive you safely and comfortably to your hotel in Vienna and help with the check-in process. Maximum comfort, mineral water on board, and a pleasant drive. Welcome drink and itinerary introduction. Your lovely holiday has just started. At leisure.
FULL DAY - VIENNA QUALITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR & FREE TIME
Morning: Start a day with a drive on Ringstrasse, more than 5km long, world-famous, and most beautiful boulevard in the world built under the reign of Emperor Franz Joseph. Admire imperial palaces on the way, Vienna state opera, museums of fine arts and natural history, parliament building with a well-known statue of Pallas-Athene, city hall, and other sights. Afterward, we continue with the Quality Sightseeing walking tour - famous State’s opera, we enter into the gothic St. Stephan`s Cathedral – the symbol of Vienna. Which of the church towers hide the most famous bell Pummerin? We also enter into the magnificent baroque St. Peter’s church, café Demel, first café house in Vienna, walkthrough Hofburg palace complex - the winter residence of former Habsburg dynasty, Museum’s quarter, Rathaus and Parliament. Walk on famous shopping streets such as Kartnerstrasse, Am Graben and Kohlmarkt. Get an overview of Austrian history in an easy and understandable way. The glory of the days of the Austro-Hungarian empire, Maria Theresa and famous rulers of the Habsburg dynasty, interesting facts, famous musicians, painters, Sigmund Freud, and more.
Afternoon: Lunch break – in a traditional restaurant where you can try tasty Austrian delicacies. Will be the Wiener Schnitzel your most favorite? Vienna is sweet! The innumerable Viennese cafés are favorite spots for both local and international coffee lovers. Why not take a rest while enjoying the famous Viennese coffee and famous Sacher cake? Enjoy your free afternoon. Your private guide will give you good advice on where to go, what to see. Maybe a concert in the evening? Your guide is your best concierge. You would like to see more? Please let us know what would be the most interesting for you from below suggestions? Belvedere palace - especially if you like the baroque architecture, upper Belvedere palace, lower Belvedere, gardens as well as the palace’s world-famous largest collection of work of Gustav Klimt. Absolutely recommended for Baroque style admirers. Albertina museum – contains world-famous largest graphical collections in the world Imperial Apartments and Sisi museum – would you like to walk in Sisi’s footsteps? No other empress was more famous than Sisi – Empress Elisabeth, wife of the emperor Franz Joseph Spanish Horse riding school – performance of the world-famous Lipizzaner horses trained in the Winter Riding School of the Imperial Palace. Do you know the classical jumps such as Levade, Courbette, and Capriole? Prater – an amusement park with the Giant Ferris Wheel, one of the most famous symbols of Vienna offering breathtaking views of Vienna Hundertwasser House – one of Austria’s architectural highlights Wine tasting in famous Heurigen – wine taverns, try a great selection of Gruener Veltliner, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Pinot Noir. What about evening entertainment? Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra -one of the world’s best one Vienna State Opera - one of the leading Opera houses in the world Vienna Boys Choir - one of the world’s most famous Concert of Mozart, Strauss, Beethoven, or Haydn?
Overnight in Vienna
BUDAPEST – THE QUEEN OF THE DANUBE RIVER
Morning: We continue to discover more of Vienna. Drive to Schonbrunn Palace – former summer residence of the Habsburgs with attractive interior exposition. Grand tour offers to see all 40 rooms open for visitors. Afterward, let’s walk to the gardens. They are breathtaking. Lunch in Vienna and departure to Budapest (2hrs 30min).
Welcome to Budapest. We drive to the Gellert viewpoint to see the lovely panorama of Buda and Pest, the Danube river, and the famous bridges. The views are fantastic. Take your time for pictures. Drive to hotel and at leisure.
Evening – On your own. Evening concerts? Hungarian Folk music dance?
We are ready to help you and book the tickets
FULL DAY IN BUDAPEST – THE QUALITY SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME
Morning: Visit of impressive Buda castle Hill – UNESCO World Heritage – during the 15th century, under the rule of King Matthias, Buda became one of Europe’s most influential cities. Visit of Matthias church – the scene of a big coronation ceremony when emperor Franz Joseph and his wife Elizabeth (Sisi) were crowned, and thus the Austro-Hungarian Empire was established. Fishermen’s bastion – only 100 years old – a favorite lookout. In medieval times, the fish market was nearby and the bastion was built to commemorate the fishermen who protected this part of the city. Enjoy the stunning views on the European 3rd largest Parliament. It’s time to cross the Chain Bridge, at the time of its construction, the Chain Bridge was the suspension bridge with the second-largest span in the world.
Afternoon: Continue to see the Andrassy boulevard, Parliament, Liberty square. The Heroes’ square – largest & most impressive – with its millennial monument was built in 1896 to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the arrival of Hungarians in the Carpathian Basin.
Evening – On your own
BRATISLAVA – THE BEAUTY OF THE DANUBE
Morning: Drive to Bratislava (2hr 15 drive) and start with the tour of Devin castle – situated at the confluence of the Danube & Morava rivers. Its owners could control the important trade route along the Danube as well as one branch of the Amber Road. After admiring the beautiful castle ruin and enjoying views on Austria, we show you where once the “Iron curtain” – the former border between the West and the East used to stand. An overview of the communist history (1948-1989). Devin area is also famous for its current wine. Have you ever tried current wine? Try now, It’s a regional specialty. Drive back and visit Slavin (World War2 memorial) and symbol of the city – Bratislava castle – to enjoy stunning views of the Danube river and know more about its rich history.
Afternoon: After a lunch break in the Old town (we will recommend you a great restaurant), continue with the quality sightseeing tour to show you the highlights of the Old town. Walking through the main square (admire a beautiful former town hall), the Primate Palace (outside) – the largest in Bratislava where the Treaty of Pressburg was signed in the Hall of Mirrors. Take pictures of some of our funny statues such as Cumil – the worker. Visit of the St. Martin’s Cathedral – the coronation place of 18 rulers including Austria-Hungarian empress Maria Theresa, walking through the only preserved entrance – Michaels gate. Late afternoon at leisure.
You’ll get tips on which museum, the gallery is worth seeing, where to enjoy coffee & cake, a glass of excellent Slovak wine, where to buy good quality souvenirs.
Your guide is ready to help you.
SMALL CARPATHIAN TRIP & FREE TIME IN BRATISLAVA
Morning: We drive from Bratislava along Small Carpathian Mountain Range through various former royal towns until we reach Modra, a town famous for viniculture and hand-thrown ceramics. Visiting workshop Slovak Folk Majolik, the major producer of the world-known Majolica ceramics. A piece of ceramics makes an excellent present or souvenir.
Red Stone Castle is our next stop. We look round this magnificent, well-preserved Renaissance/Baroque castle owned by famous families like the Fugger’s or the Pallfy’s. We visit the fully-furnished interior part, the Gentlemen and Ladies` Parlour, the picture gallery, furniture exposition, the library, the chapel, the exposition of historic weapons, wine cellars, and a lot more.
Afternoon: Tasty lunch followed by wine tasting includes a visit to a traditional wine cellar where wine and cheese plates are served, giving you a chance to taste 6 samples of local quality wines. Back to Bratislava and at leisure.
Walk and relax on the Danube promenade. Numerous café’s, great atmosphere, river Danube and Shopping mall Eurovea.
FAREWELL and DEPARTURE
Your memorable holiday comes to an end today.
We are ready to arrange for you an airport transfer for discounted rates.
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