On this splendid Central Europe tour, you’ll discover the former Habsburg Empire. Your tour starts and ends in Munich. Along the way, you’ll overnight in some of Central Europe’s most exciting cities: Prague, Vienna, Budapest, and Salzburg.
Vibrant cities and historic sights—along with some beautiful scenery of the Alps and the Danube River—make this a comprehensive tour through Central Europe for value-minded travelers.
Travel Best Bets Package Includes
- Round trip airfare from Canada to Munich
- 8 night guided vacation
- Dining: 8 Buffet breakfasts; 2 dinners, including a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Munich
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach
- Professional Tour Director while touring
- Danube River scenic drive
|May 5, 2019|
|Vancouver||$2399 + $698 tax|
|Kelowna, Victoria||$2699 + $698 tax|
|Single Room Supplement||add $515|
(Travel Director and Driver)
|add $114per person|
*Single Share Program Available: Cosmos accept reservations on a “guaranteed share” basis. They charge the basic price and match up singles of the same gender in twin-bedded rooms. For mutual comfort, they adopt a no-smoking rule in shared rooms. If no other traveler has booked on “guaranteed share” basis, they’ll absorb the single room supplement, and that traveler will be accommodated in a single room at no extra charge.
Day 1 ARRIVE IN MUNICH, GERMANY
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or discover Munich with the help of the CosmosGO app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.
Accommodation: NH Muenchen Neue Messe (or similar)
Day 2 MUNICH–NUREMBERG–PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
The first city visited on this tour is Nuremberg with its pretty market square and Our Lady’s Church. Next, head east across the border into the Czech Republic. Evening arrival in Prague.
Accommodation: Hotel Duo Praha (or similar) ( 2 nights)
Day 3 PRAGUE
The wealth of gothic and baroque architecture perhaps inspired Dvorak and Smetana, both Prague composers. Your included guided sightseeing features landmarks such as the Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge, and the Old Town Square with the ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 PRAGUE–VIENNA, AUSTRIA
Travel from Bohemia into Moravia, then into Austria and on to Vienna, where included sightseeing starts with the State Opera, Parliament, and the Town Hall. Stop for a stroll in Heroes’ Square to view the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Reserve some energy for an exciting evening optional excursion.
Accommodation: Fourside Vienna City Center (or similar)
Day 5 VIENNA–BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
A free morning to further explore the city of “waltz” or maybe just to do some shopping on the Kärntnerstrasse. In the afternoon, head for the Hungarian border and its capital city, Budapest.
Accommodation: Ibis Castle Hill (or similar) (2 nights)
Day 6 BUDAPEST
Budapest is a treasure trove of architectural wonders, from Gothic to Baroque, Neoclassical and Art Nouveau, but also full of history, a food capital and surprisingly rich in thermal waters. Discover all of this and more during the guided city tour.
Day 7 BUDAPEST–SALZBURG, AUSTRIA
Skirt the banks of the Danube back into Austria. Enjoy spectacular alpine scenery on the way to Salzburg.
Accommodation: Austria Trend Salzburg West (or similar)
Day 8 SALZBURG–MUNICH, GERMANY
Enjoy a morning at leisure in Salzburg or maybe join the optional The Sound of Music excursion. Then, continue past Lake Chiemsee to Munich. Tonight, an included typical Bavarian dinner at a local restaurant is a must to celebrate your wonderful vacation.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Ibis Parkstadt (or similar)
Day 9 MUNICH
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.