From  £835
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Relax in an open air cafe in Prague
  • Enjoy Prague's street art & performers
  • Visit Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna
  • Ride on the Prater Ferris Wheel
  • Taste Wiener Schnitzel in Vienna
  • Explore elegant buildings in Bratislava
  • Stroll along the banks of the Danube
  • Let Gypsy violinists serenade
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Essential European Capitals

11 Day Tour, from £835 per person

Discover Prague, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest on this essential European journey for independent travellers. Using local trains and the hydrofoil that links Vienna and Bratislava, explore each capital at your own pace, with plenty of free time to peruse worldclass museums and galleries, admire grand palaces and castles or simply embrace local life at the many restaurants and cafés. Ask a Regent Europe Specialist to tailor-make this suggested itinerary, with accommodation in your choice of either 3, 4 or 5-star hotels.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO PRAGUE
FLY TO PRAGUE
Fly to the Czech Republic’s renowned capital and transfer to the hotel for three nights.
DAY 2
PRAGUE
PRAGUE
Spend the day exploring the wonderfully Gothic and baroque delights of Prague. Head to the Castle District on the west side of the river and be sure to visit the abundance of churches, palaces and galleries as well as the 9th century castle itself. (B)
DAY 3
PRAGUE
PRAGUE
On this free day in Prague make time to cross Charles Bridge and discover – quite literally – another side to the city, where the Jewish Quarter and Old Town Square offer an abundance of cultural and historical highlights. In the evenings perhaps enjoy a live performance at Reduta Jazz Club or dress up for the opera or ballet at the National Theatre. In the winter months Prague’s Christmas markets equal any in Germany. (B)
DAY 4
PRAGUE TO VIENNA
PRAGUE TO VIENNA
Take the day train from Prague to Vienna and check in to the hotel for two nights. (B)
DAY 5
VIENNA
VIENNA
Explore the Habsburg city of Vienna at leisure or perhaps book optional excursions. Stroll through the wonderful baroque gardens of Schönbrunn Palace, delight in the treasures of the grand Museum Quarter, admire Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral or book well in advance to watch graceful stallions perform to a programme of classical music at the worldfamous Spanish Riding School. Embrace the city’s coffee culture and indulge in coffee and cake at one of the opulent coffee houses. (B)
DAY 6
VIENNA TO BRATISLAVA
VIENNA TO BRATISLAVA
Take the hydrofoil (between 23 Apr and 26 Oct 2014) or a private transfer (winter) to Bratislava and check in to the hotel for two nights. (B)
DAY 7
BRATISLAVA
BRATISLAVA
Enjoy a free day in Slovakia’s capital, where the Carpathian Mountains meet the Danube. Discover the city’s Hungarian past and step back to Roman times at Bratislava Castle, frontier post of the empire from the 1st to the 5th century. Admire the exhibits in the ultramodern Slovak National Gallery or head to the Franciscan Church where the original Gothic chapel can still be found. In the evening perhaps catch an opera or ballet at the Slovak National Theatre. (B)
DAY 8
BRATISLAVA TO BUDAPEST
BRATISLAVA TO BUDAPEST
Take the day train to Budapest and check in to the hotel for three nights. (B)
DAY 9
BUDAPEST
BUDAPEST
The mighty Danube cuts a swathe through the heart of Budapest. Perhaps choose to spend this free day in Hungary’s capital on the Buda side of the city, where the medieval castle, Habsburg fortress, 19th century Fisherman’s Bastion and soviet Statue Park provide a journey through history. (B)
DAY 10
BUDAPEST
BUDAPEST
On this free day in Budapest make time to stroll over Chain Bridge to Pest, where the Neo-Renaissance style State Opera House can be found. (B)
DAY 11
FLY TO UK
Enjoy free time in Budapest before the flight back to the UK. A trip to one of the city’s famous spas such as Gellert Baths is a reviving way to end the holiday. (B)

Pricing Information

11 day tour, from £835 per person
(Single person supplement + £295)

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with British Airways direct from London Heathrow
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • Accommodation in 3 & 4-star hotels with breakfast (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Arrival transfer in Prague
  • 2nd class train ticket Prague-Vienna, Bratislava to Budapest
  • Hydrofoil tickets, Vienna to Bratislava

Price Excludes

  • Transfers other than specified and optional city tours

Price Notes

Single room supplement £295

Tour Route Map


  1. Czech Republic, Prague
  2. Austria, Vienna
  3. Slovakia, Bratislava
  4. Hungary, Budapest

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