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  • Location: Budapest, Hungary
  • Duration:  5 days/4nights
Travel the picturesque route from Budapest to Vienna on this round-trip five-day sightseeing tour! As you explore these cities, admire beautiful landmarks on the Danube River and soak up the sophisticated atmospheres. You’ll spend four nights in comfortable 3-star or 4-star hotels (your choice), both of which include breakfast. Start in Budapest, capital of Hungary and ‘the Pearl of the Danube’, and end in Vienna, capital of Austria and ‘the City of Dreams’. On this tour, see the best of these cities, which are home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, beautiful architecture and rich histories.

Highlights

  • 5-day round-trip tour from Budapest to Vienna
  • Stay in 3- or 4-star hotels in both cities, including breakfast
  • Learn about Austria's and Hungary's rich histories
  • Enjoy guided coach tours through Budapest's and Vienna's World Heritage-listed Old Towns
  • See popular Budapest sights such as Parliament House, the Royal Castle and the Andrassy area
  • Discover top Vienna attractions including the Ringstrasse, Schonbrunn Palace, the State Opera House and the Imperial Palace

What You Can Expect

5-Day Sightseeing Tour from Budapest to Vienna

5-Day Sightseeing Tour from Budapest to Vienna

During your five-day tour of Budapest and Vienna, discover the Gothic, Renaissance, medieval and Baroque features of the cities, and see with your guide the many impressive monuments that make the city landscapes so lovely. Renowned architects and artists worked throughout the centuries to create these architectural jewels, many of which today are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

You have the choice of staying your four nights in either 3- or 4-star hotels. Both options include breakfast; you will have free time each day for all other meals.

Please see the Itinerary section below for details on each day of the tour.

Itinerary

Day 1
When you arrive at the Budapest airport, take your included private transfer to your well-located hotel in the center of Budapest. After checking in, the rest of the day is yours to explore the city on your own.

The largest city in Hungary, Budapest is full of UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Buda Castle, Andrássy Avenue and Heroes' Square.

Day 2
Enjoy your buffet breakfast (included), and then choose when you’d like to take your 1.5-hour panoramic guided tour of Budapest – either in the morning or afternoon. See the main sights in both Buda and Pest, the city’s two sections. Pass by examples of some of Budapest's finest architectural achievements, such as the magnificent neo-Gothic Parliament building, home of the Holy Hungarian Crown.

Be impressed by the old Jewish “Golden Triangle” quarter, and then visit Matthew’s Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion, from where you’ll enjoy a spectacular view over the whole city!

During the time you are not on your tour, you will have free time to discover more of the city on your own.

Day 3
Enjoy your included buffet breakfast, and then make your way to the train station (transport at own expense; approx. 27.50 euros per car) to depart Budapest for Vienna by train (train ticket included; departures every hour). During the 2.5-hour train ride to the Austrian capital, enjoy views out the window of the beautiful landscape.

After checking in to your centrally located hotel, take advantage of free time for the rest of the day. Vienna is a city of culture, music and classical architecture, and is famous as the home of psycho-analyst Sigmund Freud; discover its beautiful sights at your leisure.

Day 4
After your buffet breakfast (included), choose either a morning or an afternoon 3.5-hour guided tour of Vienna, which will give you a thorough overview of the city’s most significant historical sights. You'll see the State Opera House, Parliament, City Hall, the Burgtheater, the Votive Church and a few museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts. Schonbrunn Palace is another highlight of your sightseeing tour; it was the residence of Empress Elizabeth, affectionately known as ‘Sissi’ to the Austrians.

Day 5
After your included breakfast, head back to Budapest by train. From the Budapest train station, take your included private transfer to the airport for your flight home or elsewhere.

From USD $ 521.73

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Tour code: 2420BUDGVIE

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