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Vienna & Budapest
Vienna & Budapest

Vienna and Budapest by Rail includes 3 nights in each city where client can choose from several hotel options. This Independent Tour is offered in 3 Hotel categories: Deluxe, First and Standard Class.

  • 3 nights in Vienna, Austria
  • 3 nights in Budapest, Hungary
  • Departure is on any day of the week.

Deluxe Category
Hotel Grand Wien - Superior Room
First Class Category
Mercure Wien Westbahnhof - Standard Room
Standard Class
Ibis Wien Mariahilf or similar
Deluxe Category
Kempinski Budapest 5* or similar 
First Class Category
Hotel Moments 4* or similar 
Standard Category
Hotel Parlament 4* or similar

Meals: Breakfast daily
: Half day guided city tour in Vienna & in Budapest featuring the major historic sights of the cities
: One way first class train ticket between Vienna and Budapest or Budapest and Vienna (seat assignment in deluxe category)
* Tax and Service Charge

Tour departs any day of the week.

Day by Day Itinerary

1. day


Arrive in Vienna, the capital of Austria.
Make your way to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Vienna, in the hotel of your choice.
In deluxe category, the elegant Kaiserin Elisabeth Hotel is featured in the very center of Downtown Vienna. It is located at the City Park, within walking distance of Vienna's major sights.

2. day


Buffet breakfast at your hotel.
After breakfast, guided Grand Sightseeing Tour of Vienna, including the Ringstrasse, the Vienna State Opera House, the Hofburg Palace, the Museums of Fine Arts and Natural History, the Parliament, the City Hall and the University.
You will also visit the Baroque gardens of the Belvedere Palace and the magnificent Imperial Rooms of the Schönbrunn Palace.
Overnight in Vienna (B)

3. day


Today is at leisure.
Have a late breakfast at the hotel. You might go for a walk afterwards, maybe taste the famous Sacher torte in a cosy Cafe.
Perhaps, you would like to visit the countryside, the romantic Danube Valley with Melk, örnstein and the Wachau.
For tonight, we suggest that you plan a fun dinner in Grinzing, the famous wine growing village in the outskirts of Vienna.
In Grinzing's "Heurigen" restaurants dinner is always accompanied by "Schrammel" music, played usually by a quartet of instruments; two violins, an accordion and a guitar.
Overnight in Vienna. (B)

4. day


Buffet breakfast at your hotel.
After breakfast, check out and make your way to the Station.
Take the train to Budapest, the capital of Hungary.
The journey lasts about 3 hours passing by the most beautiful countryside of Hungary.
In Budapest your choice of hotels are the deluxe Kempinski, or Budapest Hilton in the heart of the city, close to the Danube, the Hotel Astoria in first class category, located in downtown Budapest and the standard class Hotel Erzsebet also in the very center of the city.
Overnight in Budapest. (B)

5. day


Buffet breakfast at your hotel.
After breakfast guided sightseeing tour of Budapest, the "Paris of the East", including the Royal Castle, the Matthias Church, the Fisherman's Bastion, the Parliament, the Heroes' Square and the Cathedral of St.Stephen.
Afternoon at leisure.
Overnight in Budapest. (B)

6. day


Buffet breakfast at your hotel.
After breakfast spend the day at your leisure.
You might want to visit Szentendre and walk around the charming main square or look for souvenirs and antiques in the tiny boutiques.
Or visit the National Gallery, located on top of the Castle Hill, in the former Royal Palace building. Shopping is also a favorite activity in Budapest.
Do not miss the boutiques and folklore shops in the famous "Vaci utca" pedestrian street in downtown.
Overnight in Budapest. (B)

7. day


Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
End of your independent rail tour. (B)

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