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Charm of Eastern Europe(9 Nights)

Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Vienna

for Family Traveller, Honeymooner

Holiday Overview

Swarovski Crystal World (Photo Courtesy: BKP)
Mozarts Geburtshaus (Photo Courtesy: Andreas Stiasny)
Schönbrunn Palace (Photo Courtesy: Thomas Wolf)

This ten days itinerary takes you through the world’s most celebrated cultural touchstones, Europe’s most charming cities – Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck. Connect yourself with past culture, rich art, music and unforgettable flavours.

Highlights
  • 02 nights in Prague with half day grand tour of city
  • 02 nights in Vienna with visit to City icon Schonbrunn Palace and many more.
  • 02 nights in Salzburg – Go for original sound and music tour
  • 02 nights Innsbruck and visit world renowned Swaroski Crystal World watterns.
  • 01 night Vienna – day free to catch some last minute shopping or enjoy the day at leisure.
Route

Prague(2) - Vienna(2) - Salzburg(2) - Innsbruck(2) - Vienna(1)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Prague – Arrival, transfer to hotel on private basis and day at leisure to enjoy on your own.
  • Day-2 Prague – Half day city sightseeing tour. Evening free at leisure.
  • Day-3 Prague – Vienna – Board train from Prague – Vienna (4 hours approx.) Day at leisure or opt for romantic / Scenic dinner cruise.
  • Day-4 Vienna – Half day Vienna sightseeing tour including Schonbrunn Palace and other splendid city attractions.
  • Day-5 Vienna – Salzburg – Board train from Vienna to Salzburg (3 hours approx.). Day free on your own or opt for evening walking tour or half day coach tour to catch the city’s main monuments like Trinity Church, Hellbrunn Palace and many more.
  • Day-6 Salzburg – Today proceed for Sound of Music tour of Salzburg. Salzburg is best known as Mozart city or city of Music.
  • Day-7 Salzburg – Innsbruck. Board train from Salzburg to Innsbruck (2 hours). Evening free at leisure or opt for Nordkette Mountain excursion.
  • Day-8 Innsbruck – Half day Visit to Swaroski Crystal World.
  • Day-9 Innsbruck to Vienna (4 hours train approx.). Evening free to buy some souvenirs and gifts for family and friends back home.
  • Day-10 Vienna – Departure transfer to airport.
Sightseeing Summary

Innsbruck - The Swarovski Crystal World (19.00 kms)

Prague - Prague in One Day Tour (20.00 kms)

Salzburg - Mozarts Geburtshaus (2.50 kms)

Vienna - Vienna Grand Danube River Cruise (7.00 kms), Schönbrunn Palace (8.00 kms), Vienna City Tour (8.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Prague Departure - Vienna
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
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  • Nov
  • Dec

Distances
  • Prague to Vienna -331 kms (3.5 hrs)
  • Vienna to Salzburg -295 kms (3 hrs)
  • Salzburg to Innsbruck -186 kms (2 hrs)
  • Innsbruck to Vienna -476 kms (5 hrs)
Route

Prague(2) - Vienna(2) - Salzburg(2) - Innsbruck(2) - Vienna(1)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Prague – Arrival, transfer to hotel on private basis and day at leisure to enjoy on your own. A city situated on the River Vltava in central Bohemia, Prague offers a compact city centre, a fascinating centuries old history, superb Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance art and architecture. It has a number of splendid palaces, churches, parks and squares. On arrival at this fascinating city, transfer to hotel on private basis. In the evening, you have the option of taking the Prague by Night tour. Enjoy a drive past brilliantly illuminated monuments followed by a dinner cruise on River Vltava (optional). Overnight in Prague.

Day-2 Prague – Half day city sightseeing tour. Evening free at leisure. Today, immerse yourself with the rich, magnificent beauty of Prague on a combined Grand City tour. Visit the city’s main attractions and get yourself lost in mesmerizing beauty and rich history. Overnight in Prague.

Day-3 Prague – Vienna – Board train from Prague – Vienna (4 hours approx.) Day at leisure or opt for romantic / Scenic dinner cruise. Board your train to Vienna. Day is at leisure to explore the town on your own. Opt for Vienna Evening Sightseeing Cruise with Dinner. The best way to get yourself introduced to beautiful city of Vienna, tour the sights by cruise along the Danube river. While cruising you will be passing the Danube Tower, the multi-hued Hundertwasserhaus and KunstHausWien. Overnight in Vienna.

Day-4 Vienna – Half day Vienna sightseeing tour including Schonbrunn Palace and other splendid city attractions. On arrival, transfer to the hotel on your own. Later in the afternoon, familiarize yourself with this spectacular city on a city tour. Visit the most significant ancient landmarks such as the Schonbrunn Palace, State Opera, the Museums of Fine Art and Natural History, the Parliament Building, Golden Roof, the Burgtheater (National Theatre), the City Hall and the University. Overnight in Vienna.

Day-5 Vienna – Salzburg – Board train from Vienna to Salzburg (3 hours approx.). Day free on your own or opt for evening walking tour or half day coach tour to catch the city’s main monuments like Trinity Church, Hellbrunn Palace and many more. Board your train to Salzburg. Arrive to this musical town, home to Mozart. Discover the most famous sights of Mozart’s city of Salzburg. Visit the Palace of Mirabell, Mozarteum, the University of Music, the Trinity Church, Hellbrunn Palace and the Palace of Frohnburg. Overnight in Salzburg.

Day-6 Salzburg – Today proceed for Sound of Music tour of Salzburg. Salzburg is best known as Mozart city or city of Music. The day is free to explore the city on your own or you can take an optional Sound of Music Tour. Relive the true story of the Von Trapp family which was filmed as the ‘Sound of Music’ in the Salzburg area, a treat to all fans of the film. Overnight in Salzburg.

Day-7 Salzburg – Innsbruck. Board train from Salzburg to Innsbruck (2 hours). Evening free at leisure or opt for Nordkette Mountain excursion. Board your train for Innsbruck. Arrive in Innsbruck, a city in the European Alps offering a combination of culture, history and nature unequalled anywhere else. Later depart for a half day excursion to Nordkette Mountain, just north of the city of Innsbruck in Austria. The breath taking 360° view leaves a lasting impression, with the capital of the Alps on one side and Tyrol’s most extensive conservation area on the other. Overnight in Innsbruck.

Day-8 Innsbruck – Half day Visit to Swaroski Crystal World. Today, visit the Swarovski Crystal World. Explore the fantastic and sparkling world of Swarovski. The water spouting Giant will amaze you with his sparkling eyes! Inside the Giant, a whole crystal world awaits you - the Chambers of Wonders containing the Planet of Crystals, the Crystal Dome, the Crystal Theatre, the Ice Passage and the Floating Poem. Overnight in Innsbruck.

Day-9 Innsbruck to Vienna (4 hours train approx.). Evening free to buy some souvenirs and gifts for family and friends back home. Board your train to Vienna. Opt for Schonbrunn Palace Evening Concert and dinner tour. This 90 minutes musical journey will take you to another world of Music. Overnight in Vienna.

Day-10 Vienna – Departure transfer to airport. Today you will be transferred to the airport to board your to flight back home with best memories of tour.

Detailed Sightseeing

Innsbruck :

  • The Swarovski Crystal World - The Swarovski Crystal World, created by Andre Heller, is a pure invitation to dream. Only a 20 minutes drive away from Innsbruck this sparkling fantasy world is definitely worth a visit. In 1995, for the 100-year anniversary of Swarovski, the multi-media artist Andre Heller created a place of true amazement with 14 subterranean Chambers of Wonder. In 2003 and 2007 the so-called home of crystals became extended with new chambers. More than 8 million people have been enchanted by this world of experiences encompassing the full spectrum of art, music, dance and literature. This unique crystalline theatre is Austria's second most visited attraction, right after Schönbrunn Palace.

Prague :

  • Prague in One Day Tour - Prague in one-day tour is the perfect introductory tour for first time visitors to Prague. The guided tour takes you to some of Prague's most famous sights like the Prague Castle, Wenceslas Square, the National Theatre, National Museum, Charles Bridge and Old Town. Learn about the history of Prague that is an important part of Prague's identity.

Salzburg :

  • Mozarts Geburtshaus - The Mozart family lived in Salzburg from 1747-1773, where W.A. Mozart himself was born on 27 January 1756. The house is now a popular museum devoted to Mozart with interesting memorabilia and letters. If you are a music enthusiast you must visit the "Mozart Residence" museum (similar times and prices) which holds a 'Pictures of Mozart' exhibition, containing portraits of the man, as well as portraits of doubtful provenance.

Vienna :

  • Vienna Grand Danube River Cruise - Vienna Grand Danube River Cruise provides a unique opportunity to see the most impressive sights of Vienna, while enjoying a relaxing cruise. The cruise will sail past the Danube Towers, the Millennium Towers, the Ring Tower, and the Urania Observatory etc. The cruise generally last for 3-4 hours.

  • Schönbrunn Palace - If you are a lover of art, you are sure to love this place. At Schönbrunn the imperial family had 1,441 rooms to choose from, many of which are open to visitors. The Schlosspark contains a number of architectural masterpieces such as the Palm House and the zoo: the oldest zoo in the world which began in 1752 by Maria Theresa. She was known as the popular mother of the Austrian nation and was devoted to her husband: Emperor Franz I. She chose to be buried next to her husband in Stephan of Lorraine. Their tombs can be seen at the Habsburg burial crypt in the Kapuzinergruft.

  • Vienna City Tour - Vienna City Tour is an ideal introductory guided tour for first time travellers to Vienna. During the tour you will visit the city's most iconic sights including the Schonbrunn Palace. Explore the impressive Vienna State Opera, the neoclassical Austrian Parliament, the Museum of Art History, St Stephen's Cathedral amongst others.

Destination Overview

Prague - Prague (331 kms from Vienna), is the Capital of Czech Republic and a major historical, political and cultural centre. Main attractions of Prague include the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock, the Jewish Quarter, Petřín hill and Vyšehrad. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Vienna - Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria and one of the access points to visit alpine destinations and Central / Eastern Europe. Vienna is art and cultural centre, home to many famous art galleries, museums, operas and concert halls, making it an excellent city break option.

Salzburg - Salzburg is a land of culture with stunning natural beauty and a feel of classical and traditional folklore. The city has preserved its rich heritage ofbaroque architecture. Salzburg is known as a musical city and birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, where the hills are alive with the Sound of Music. The city offers wonderful Sound Of Music cycling tours and heritage walking tours for visitors. Enjoy magnificent city views from the Salzach River on a sightseeing cruise throughout the day; a great way to discover Salzburg!

Innsbruck - Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Innsbruck makes you feel quite insignificant in the midst of nature’s striking Alpine mountain range. Innsbruck still preserves its medieval core, the historic old town with its narrow, twisting streets and tall houses in Late Gothic style, many of them with handsome oriel windows and fine doorways. Said to have a dual personality, the area offers both pristine landscapes and a sophisticated urban centre.

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Distances
  • Prague to Vienna -331 kms (3.5 hrs)
  • Vienna to Salzburg -295 kms (3 hrs)
  • Salzburg to Innsbruck -186 kms (2 hrs)
  • Innsbruck to Vienna -476 kms (5 hrs)

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Distances
  • Prague to Vienna -331 kms (3.5 hrs)
  • Vienna to Salzburg -295 kms (3 hrs)
  • Salzburg to Innsbruck -186 kms (2 hrs)
  • Innsbruck to Vienna -476 kms (5 hrs)

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