Europe 7-Day from Frankfurt: Prague, Budapest, Vienna, Zurich

Day Trips & Excursions, Frankfurt Central Station to Returns to original departure point

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Join this 7-day European highlights tour starting with the best of Prague. Look out for Bratislava Castle and St. Martin’s Cathedral as you continue your journey to Budapest where you will be able to explore the historical sites in Buda and Pest. Also enjoy sightseeing in Vienna, Salzbury, Mt. Titlis, Lurcene, Zurich, Rhine Falls, Lake Titisee and see the famous Black Forest. Get a comprehensive overview of some of the most beautiful cities in Europe in just 7 days.
ItineraryDay 1: Monday: Frankfurt – Prague (530 km)Stop At: Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof, Frankfurt, HesseAfter boarding the luxury coach in Frankfurt, sit back and enjoy a scenic ride through some classic German countryside en route to the Czech Republic. Prague, one of Europe’s most ornate cities, is your first destination. You will arrive in the evening, ready to discover this charming capital city with its fairy-tale architecture, the following morning. Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Prague or nearby city.Day 2: Tuesday: Prague – Bratislava (330 km)Stop At: Prague Castle, Prague, BohemiaYour Prague adventure begins with a spectacular walk along the Royal Route, following the traditional coronation path of the kings and queens of old Bohemia. You’ll start from the top of Castle Hill in the Hradcany district, famous for its views over the red-roofed old city, and then tour Prague Castle. The castle has been the historic seat of Bohemia royalty since the 9th century, as well as home to the nation’s presidents in recent times.Duration: 1 hourStop At: St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague, BohemiaYour exploration then heads off around the imposing gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and along Golden Lane, an ancient thoroughfare lined with some wonderful traditional buildings. Duration: 1 hourStop At: St. George's Basilica, Prague, BohemiaYour exploration then heads off around the imposing gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and along Golden Lane, an ancient thoroughfare lined with some wonderful traditional buildings. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Golden Lane, Prague, BohemiaYour exploration then heads off around the imposing gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and along Golden Lane, an ancient thoroughfare lined with some wonderful traditional buildings. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock, Prague, BohemiaLater you will stroll across the iconic Charles Bridge, which arches gracefully over the Vltava, and on through the winding alleys to the Old Town Square, where you can see the City Hall and one of Prague’s most well-known sights, the Astronomical Clock. After lunch at the square, you’ll make the scenic transfer from Prague to the hotel in or near the Slovakian capital, Bratislava.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel.Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Bratislava or nearby city.Day 3: Wednesday: Bratislava – Budapest (200 km)Stop At: Danube River, Budapest, Central HungaryWednesday sees you arrive in Hungary, the fourth country of the tour. Its capital, Budapest, is known as the Pearl of the Danube, and is essentially two different cities joined together: Buda on the west of the river, Pest on the east, each with its own distinct characteristics. One of the best ways of seeing this unique location is by taking a river cruise, which many people choose to do. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Budapest History Museum, Budapest, Central HungaryAfter a morning of activity, you’ll relax over lunch at Buda Palace, and then have a chance to look at the exhibitions in the Budapest History Museum and Hungarian National Gallery, or do a spot of souvenir shopping. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest, Central HungaryNext you’ll explore both sides of the city on a cultural and historic tour. Highlights on the Buda side of the Danube include the towered terrace of Fisherman’s Bastion, the medieval Matthias Church and a walk up to the summit of Gellért Hill for panoramic views. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Matthias Church, Budapest, Central HungaryNext you’ll explore both sides of the city on a cultural and historic tour. Highlights on the Buda side of the Danube include the towered terrace of Fisherman’s Bastion, the medieval Matthias Church and a walk up to the summit of Gellért Hill for panoramic views. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Gellert Hill and Statue, Budapest, Central HungaryNext you’ll explore both sides of the city on a cultural and historic tour. Highlights on the Buda side of the Danube include the towered terrace of Fisherman’s Bastion, the medieval Matthias Church and a walk up to the summit of Gellért Hill for panoramic views. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Heroes' Square, Budapest, Central HungaryWhile over in Pest the sights include the expansive Heroes’ Square and Hungary’s dramatic riverside Parliament Building. In the evening, you can choose to round off an eventful day with an optional dinner in the heart of Budapest, where you can sample traditional dishes such as goose liver, goulash, duck leg and local wine, accompanied by Hungarian folkdance and music. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel.Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Budapest or nearby city.Day 4: Thursday: Budapest – Vienna (250 km)Stop At: Schonbrunn Palace, ViennaToday starts with a short journey to another of Europe’s grand capitals, Vienna, where you’ll get to explore the Austrian city’s resplendent palaces, striking churches and prestigious art museums. Your Vienna adventure begins at one of the city’s most popular attractions, Schönbrunn Palace, the Rococo-style summer residence of the Habsburg dynasty, rulers of Europe and the Church for many decades. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Imperial Palace (Hofburg), ViennaAfter lunch in this refined setting, you will take a driving tour past many grand, famous buildings, including the City Hall, the Austrian Parliament, Hofburg Palace and Heroes’ Square. Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • Daily transportation on modern air-conditioned coaches
  • Experienced and professional coach driver
  • The services of an experienced tour manager

What’s not included

  • Mandatory tip for the tour manager and driver of €7 per person per day, which will be collected by the tour manager in cash whilst on tour
  • Accommodation before and on the last day of the tour
  • Visas and travel insurance
  • All optional activities and tickets for attractions not included in the itinerary
  • Meals (including tips) and drinks not included in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses (laundry, internet, phone calls etc.
  • City entrance fees + taxes for Czech Republic & Vienna (€10 in total)
  • Lunch and dinner (the tour leader offers assistance with reservations and directions to local restaurants/cafés/service station restaurants)
  • Entry/Admission - Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof
  • Entry/Admission - Prague Castle
  • Entry/Admission - St. Vitus Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - St. George's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Lane
  • Entry/Admission - Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock
  • Entry/Admission - Danube River
  • Entry/Admission - Budapest History Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Fisherman's Bastion
  • Entry/Admission - Matthias Church
  • Entry/Admission - Gellert Hill and Statue
  • Entry/Admission - Heroes' Square
  • Entry/Admission - Schonbrunn Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Excellent value for money
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

Itinerary

Day 1: Monday: Frankfurt – Prague (530 km) Stop At: Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof, Frankfurt, Hesse After boarding the luxury coach in Frankfurt, sit back and enjoy a scenic ride through some classic German countryside en route to the Czech Republic. Prague, one of Europe’s most ornate cities, is your first destination. You will arrive in the evening, ready to discover this charming capital city with its fairy-tale architecture, the following morning. Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Prague or nearby city.
Day 2: Tuesday: Prague – Bratislava (330 km) Stop At: Prague Castle, Prague, Bohemia Your Prague adventure begins with a spectacular walk along the Royal Route, following the traditional coronation path of the kings and queens of old Bohemia. You’ll start from the top of Castle Hill in the Hradcany district, famous for its views over the red-roofed old city, and then tour Prague Castle. The castle has been the historic seat of Bohemia royalty since the 9th century, as well as home to the nation’s presidents in recent times. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague, Bohemia Your exploration then heads off around the imposing gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and along Golden Lane, an ancient thoroughfare lined with some wonderful traditional buildings. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: St. George's Basilica, Prague, Bohemia Your exploration then heads off around the imposing gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and along Golden Lane, an ancient thoroughfare lined with some wonderful traditional buildings. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Golden Lane, Prague, Bohemia Your exploration then heads off around the imposing gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and along Golden Lane, an ancient thoroughfare lined with some wonderful traditional buildings. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock, Prague, Bohemia Later you will stroll across the iconic Charles Bridge, which arches gracefully over the Vltava, and on through the winding alleys to the Old Town Square, where you can see the City Hall and one of Prague’s most well-known sights, the Astronomical Clock. After lunch at the square, you’ll make the scenic transfer from Prague to the hotel in or near the Slovakian capital, Bratislava. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel. Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Bratislava or nearby city.
Day 3: Wednesday: Bratislava – Budapest (200 km) Stop At: Danube River, Budapest, Central Hungary Wednesday sees you arrive in Hungary, the fourth country of the tour. Its capital, Budapest, is known as the Pearl of the Danube, and is essentially two different cities joined together: Buda on the west of the river, Pest on the east, each with its own distinct characteristics. One of the best ways of seeing this unique location is by taking a river cruise, which many people choose to do. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Budapest History Museum, Budapest, Central Hungary After a morning of activity, you’ll relax over lunch at Buda Palace, and then have a chance to look at the exhibitions in the Budapest History Museum and Hungarian National Gallery, or do a spot of souvenir shopping. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest, Central Hungary Next you’ll explore both sides of the city on a cultural and historic tour. Highlights on the Buda side of the Danube include the towered terrace of Fisherman’s Bastion, the medieval Matthias Church and a walk up to the summit of Gellért Hill for panoramic views. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Matthias Church, Budapest, Central Hungary Next you’ll explore both sides of the city on a cultural and historic tour. Highlights on the Buda side of the Danube include the towered terrace of Fisherman’s Bastion, the medieval Matthias Church and a walk up to the summit of Gellért Hill for panoramic views. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Gellert Hill and Statue, Budapest, Central Hungary Next you’ll explore both sides of the city on a cultural and historic tour. Highlights on the Buda side of the Danube include the towered terrace of Fisherman’s Bastion, the medieval Matthias Church and a walk up to the summit of Gellért Hill for panoramic views. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Heroes' Square, Budapest, Central Hungary While over in Pest the sights include the expansive Heroes’ Square and Hungary’s dramatic riverside Parliament Building. In the evening, you can choose to round off an eventful day with an optional dinner in the heart of Budapest, where you can sample traditional dishes such as goose liver, goulash, duck leg and local wine, accompanied by Hungarian folkdance and music. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel. Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Budapest or nearby city.
Day 4: Thursday: Budapest – Vienna (250 km) Stop At: Schonbrunn Palace, Vienna Today starts with a short journey to another of Europe’s grand capitals, Vienna, where you’ll get to explore the Austrian city’s resplendent palaces, striking churches and prestigious art museums. Your Vienna adventure begins at one of the city’s most popular attractions, Schönbrunn Palace, the Rococo-style summer residence of the Habsburg dynasty, rulers of Europe and the Church for many decades. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Imperial Palace (Hofburg), Vienna After lunch in this refined setting, you will take a driving tour past many grand, famous buildings, including the City Hall, the Austrian Parliament, Hofburg Palace and Heroes’ Square. Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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