Bohemian Rhapsody


  • Europe

  • Comfortable pace

Tour : 6090

Price match guarantee

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Overview

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Discover Old Europe at its grandest: the castle districts and medieval squares of Bratislava and Budapest, the domes and turrets of Salzburg, and the grand boulevards of Vienna.

Highlights

  • Nuremberg A northern Bavarian city of cobbled medieval squares and an imperial castle. 
  • Prague Gather for a performance from the Middle Ages of its famous Astronomical Clock. 
  • Bratislavia Explore the extensive museum collections of Bratislava Castle. 
  • Budapest Wander the Castle District and cobblestone streets of this elegant city.
  • Vienna Woods Enjoy a scenic drive through the romantic Helenental Valley.
  • Vienna See the grand State Opera, the impressive Parliment building and the ornate Town Hall. 
  • Danube Valley Take a cruise along the River Danube through the Wachau region. 
Bohemian Rhapsody

Price match guarantee

Find a like-for-like tour that's cheaper elsewhere and we'll match its price and give you £100 off. That's how confident we are that we offer the best possible value for money on our touring holidays.

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Price match guarantee

Private home pick-up service

You'll be picked up at home and whisked off to your departure point in a private, air-conditioned car, and we'll be waiting to take you home too.

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Private home pick-up service

Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 12 breakfasts, 2 dinners

UK - Munich

Day
1

Fly to Munich where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Munich - Nuremberg - Prague

Day
2

Today, visit Nuremberg, Bavaria's second largest city. Carefully restored to its former glory after the bombings of World War II, the stately Old Quarter is enclosed within the town's 13th century city walls and contains a patchwork of cobbled squares, half-timbered patrician houses and ornate Gothic churches such as St Sebald, St Lorenz and the Frauenkirche. Later, cross the border into the Czech Republic and continue to the glorious Czech capital, Prague, for three nights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague

Day
3

With its splendid skyline of intricate spires and historic monuments, Prague is a truly impressive city, renowned for its wonderful Baroque and Romanesque architecture. Today's included sightseeing tour, with local guide, includes highlights such as the Baroque Church of St Nicholas, Charles Bridge and the Town Hall with its famous astronomical clock.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague

Day
4

Make the most of a day at leisure in the Czech capital either exploring on your own or by joining an optional excursion.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague - Bratislava - Budapest

Day
5

Journey by way of Brno into Slovakia for a visit to Bratislava, a charming capital city dissected by the Danube and overlooked by the imposing Bratislava Castle. Later, continue across the border into Hungary for a visit to the country's beautiful capital, Budapest, your base for three nights. Tonight enjoy authentic dining at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Budapest

Days
6 - 7

Budapest comprises the two cities of Buda and Pest, set facing each other across the mighty Danube River. Buda is home to historic attractions such as the Castle District, with its medieval houses, inns, antique shops, museums and restaurants, dotted along cobblestone streets. Across the river, Pest also houses many fantastic attractions such as the Parliament and Heroes Square. The included guided sightseeing tour takes in Parliament, Margaret Island, Fisherman's Bastion, the Royal Castle and Matthias Church. You also have plenty of time to explore the city at your own pace.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Budapest - Vienna Woods - Mayerling - Vienna

Day
8

Drive through the beautiful scenery of the Vienna Woods today and stop in Mayerling to visit the former hunting lodge where the suicide of lovers Crown Prince Rudolf and Baroness Maria Vetsera took place in 1889. Later, continue to Europe's music capital, Vienna, for three nights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna

Day
9

The swirling strains of a Strauss waltz are never far away in the Austrian capital, which abounds with elegance and sophistication. This was the seat of the Habsburg dynasty for over 600 years, and their influence is apparent everywhere - from the genteel coffee houses to the Hofburg Palace, a monument to Austria's glorious past and home of the Spanish Riding School. Today's included sightseeing tour introduces you to the many delights of this historic 'city of music', once home to great composers such as Strauss, Mozart and Beethoven and also famed for its grand architecture. See the grand State Opera, the impressive Parliament building and the ornate Town Hall. Stroll in Heroes' Square to view the Hofburg Palace. The afternoon is free for you to explore at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna

Day
10

The day is yours to discover more of the delights of the Austrian capital. Alternatively, you could join one of the exciting optional excursions on offer.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna - Danube River Cruise - Salzburg

Day
11

Today's first stop is Krems on the banks of the Danube, a beautiful town surrounded by hills and vineyards. Boarding in Krems and disembarking in Spitz, enjoy an included cruise on the mighty River Danube, taking in the beautiful Wachau region. Continue to the beautiful alpine city of Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart. Tonight enjoy your evening meal at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Salzburg - Munich

Day
12

Mozart's birthplace is full of Italian-influenced Baroque splendour and its skyline is dotted with picturesque medieval spires, domes and turrets. The most famous landmark is the splendid 11th-century Hohensalzburg Castle, which stands on a hill above the city. Today's included sightseeing tour with a local guide introduces you to the many highlights in Salzburg's historic centre. Later, leave for Munich and tonight, why not join the optional Bavarian evening and farewell dinner?

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Munich - UK

Day
13

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

Special Departures:

Oktoberest: 15th & 22nd September 2018

Christmas Markets: 1st & 8th December 2018

 

Extend your tour and see even more

On selected tours you can extend your time at the beginning or end of your holiday. To book your holiday with an extension, call us on 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Total meals included:

  • 12 breakfasts, 2 dinners

Munich

Day
1

Your tour starts today.

Munich - Nuremberg - Prague

Day
2

First, stop in Nuremberg, famous for its World War II war crime trials. See the picturesque Market Square and the castle towering above the city centre. Later, cross the border into the Czech Republic and on to Prague.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague

Day
3

The city has a wealth of Gothic and Baroque architecture that perhaps inspired Dvorak and Smetana, both Prague composers. Included guided sightseeing features landmarks such as the Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge, and the Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock. Plenty of time for some individual exploring, or maybe just a walk along the banks of the Vltava River and then a meal at a restaurant of your choice.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague

Day
4

Your second day in Prague will give you a programme of optional excursions or, if you prefer, the opportunity for arranging your own day with visits to places of particular personal interest.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague - Bratislava - Budapest

Day
5

Journey southeast into Slovakia and stop in its capital, Bratislava, to see the medieval Old Town, situated on the banks of the Danube. Next, cross into Hungary to reach Budapest, where tonight you will enjoy an included dinner in a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Budapest

Days
6 - 7

Included sightseeing features Buda Castle, which dominates the twin cities of Buda and Pest that are separated by the broad ribbon of the Danube. Also, see Heroes’ Square, which typifies the modern capital, the old inns, and along the riverbank, Parliament, Margaret Island, Fishermen’s Bastion, and Buda Castle. There’s plenty more to do and see during these two days. Maybe try one of the historic spas! Ask your tour director for assistance.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Budapest - Vienna Woods - Mayerling - Vienna

Day
8

Say goodbye to Budapest and cross into Austria. Drive to the Vienna Woods, designated a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2005. In Mayerling, see the hunting lodge, scene of the tragic 1889 death of Archduke Rudolf and his 17-year-old lover, Maria Vetsera. Later, continue to Vienna for the next three nights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna

Day
9

Two whole days to fully enjoy one of Europe’s best known and most loved capitals. Whatever your plans, it is wise to start off with the included city sightseeing tour. See the State Opera, Parliament, and the Town Hall. Stroll in Heroes’ Square to view the Hofburg. Splendid Baroque palaces and the Viennese traditional joie de vivre give great scope for a programme of optional excursions. Your stay is long enough to fit in your personal plans and choices.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna

Day
10

Continue your two-day stay in the Austrian capital.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna - Danube River Cruise - Salzburg

Day
11

Another day with some interesting options. Drive first to Krems on the banks of the Danube and surrounded by hills and vineyards. Then, something quite different: enjoy a cruise on the Danube River, taking in the beautiful Wachau region. Maybe join an optional excursion to visit the abbey at Melk before continuing the journey to Salzburg. Tonight, savour an included traditional dinner in a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Salzburg - Munich

Day
12

Don’t miss out on the included Salzburg city sightseeing excursion with a local guide. You’ll be taken through the historic centre of Mozart’s hometown to see its many highlights, including the Domplatz, the Horse Trough, Festival Hall, and, of course, the charming Getreidegasse, where Mozart was born. Continue to Munich and this evening, maybe join the optional Bavarian evening and farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Munich

Day
13

Your tour ends today.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

Special Departures:

Oktoberest: 15th & 22nd September 2018

Christmas Markets: 1st & 8th December 2018

 

Extend your tour and see even more

On selected tours you can extend your time at the beginning or end of your holiday. To book your holiday with an extension, call us on 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

Tour only

Prefer to book your own flights and transfers? You have the freedom to do that with our Tour Only holiday option.

  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Porterage
  • Individual audio system

Tour with flights

Let us take care of everything. Our package option includes return flights from your chosen airport, plus overseas transfers to your hotel.

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes

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