10 days round trip to Europe II.
Position no.: HUSIAT-007-10
10 days round trip to Europe II.
HUNGARY – SLOVENIA – AUSTRIA
10 days / 9 nights
Day 1. Budapest
Arrive to Budapest, transfer to the hotel, relax. Overnight in Budapest.
Day 2. Budapest
Budapest city tour: Buda castle district, Fisherman’s bastion, Citadel, Heroes’ square, City Park with the Vajdahunyad castle, St. Stephen’s basilica, Andrássy street, Fashion street, Váci street – with the most outstanding historic monuments and sights, mentioning only the most popular places. Afternoon visit the fancy New York Cafe, the most beautiful cafe palace in Budapest. In the evening suggested to see the beautiful lighted city! Overnight in Budapest.
Optional program: 1 hour boat tour on the Danube – Budapest by night
Day 3. Bend of the Danube trip – Szentendre, Visegrád, Esztergom
Full day excursion to the most beautiful historic cities of the valley of Danube. The beautiful environment, the art and the culture of Szentendre enchants the visitors. Visegrád is one of the oldest city and one of the former royal court of Hungary. Because of the favorit geographical position here was built a fortification during the roman empire as well. The ruin of it, can be seen till today, comes from 1250’s. Driving further on the right bank of Danube we reach Esztergom, other beautiful city of Danube bend. The city had been populated in the pre-historical times, later became the Center of the Hungarian catholic church and a flowery mercantile city. Today is one of the most popular tourist destination of the country. The Basilica of Esztergom is one of the largest church of Europe. Arrival to Budapest at late afternoon.
Day 4. Ljubljana – Bled
After an early breakfast we drive to Slovenia. Our first stop will be in Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia. Lunch and a short walk in the downtown and then go further maybe to the most beautiful alpine holiday destination in the country, to Bled. Bled is known for the glacial Lake Bled, which makes it a major tourist attraction. A small island in the middle of the lake is home to Assumption of Mary Pilgrimage Church; visitors frequently ring its bell for good luck. Before the church was built, there was a temple consecrated to Živa, the Slavic goddess of love and fertility. One can get to the island on a traditional flat-bottomed wooden boat. The island on Lake Bled has 99 steps. A local tradition at weddings is for the husband to carry his new bride up these steps, during which the bride must remain silent. Overnight in Bled.
Day 5. Bled – Vintgar-gorge – Bohinj
Breakfast at the hotel and start an adventure to the Vintgar gorge. The Vintgar gorge is one of the most popular natural features in Slovenia. Along the narrow passage, where the Radovna river thrashes loudly against its rocky confines, there are paths, galleries and bridges constructed in the rock. The trail runs through the 1600 m long gorge. The Vintgar gorge ends at the delightful Šum waterfall, the highest river fall in Slovenia. One can find its way back pass St. Catherine's church and take a scenic walk across the meadows which offer marveouls views on Mt.Triglav and the valley. After lunch we climb up to the Bled castle from where you can enjoy the finest view of the lake with its island. Afternoon drive to Bohinj, one of the most beautiful places in the heart of the Julian Alps and in Triglav National Park. Overnight in Bohinj.
Day 6. Bohinj – Villach – Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
Bohinj offer an ideal opportunities for rest and relaxation in all seasons. In winter the valley becomes a winter sports center, while during the summer the most beautiful pearl of the valley. The symbol of the city the lake Bohinj and the holy spirit church. The cable car ride is an excellent choice if you want to enjoy a breathtaking view from the Vogel. Lunch at the panorama restaurant 1500m above sea level. Afternoon we say goodbye to Slovenia and drive to Austria. On the way we stop at Villach and visit the nearby Wernberg castle. Overnight near the lovely Wörthersee, at Klagenfurt.
Day 7. Klagenfurt – Graz – Vienna
Klagenfurt is the capital of Carinthia and the sixth largest city in Austria. This morning take a walk in The Minimundus, the "mini world” on lake Wörthersee and is a must to visit if you are in the city. After lunch drive to Graz and visit the most significant baroque palace complex. Eggenberg Palace is the most important and biggest palace in Styria and UNESCO world heritage since 2010. Graz Historic Old Town among UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites. After this historic tour continue our way to Vienna. Overnight in Vienna.
Day 8. Vienna – Schönnbrunn
After breakfast take a walk in the downtown: St. Stephen’s cathedral, Museum quarter, Hofburg – the former imperial palace, the centre of the enormous empire of the Habsburgs. Afternoon visit the summer residence of Sissi queen, the Palace of Schönnbrunn. Dinner and overnight in Vienna.
Day 9. Vienna – Parndorf – Budapest
Breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Hungary. On the way stop at Parndorf Outlet for a shopping. Arrive to Budapest in the afternoon. Free time. Overnight in Budapest.
Day 10. Budapest
Free time and transfer to the airport. Depart according to schedule.
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Please note: the basic price may change according to the number of group, seasons or during the holidays and events.
High season in Hungary:
23-26.Dec. Christmas season
31. Dec. – 1.Jan.
The program includes:
9 nights accommodation (4 stars apartment)
private transfers to the airport
private transportation according to the programme
Price not includes:
international flight tickets
lunch and dinner
other personal cost (tips)
We reserve the right to change the program!