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Imperial Escape with Berlin

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Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Europe

  • Leisurely pace

  • Escapes by Globus

Off-season shouldn't mean second-class travel. With milder temperatures and smaller crowds, our Escapes tours mean Globus quality whilst taking advantage of off-peak deals.

This Central Europe guided tour is a magnificent journey through the former Habsburg Empire. Experience the treasures and rich history of this part of the world, including a once-in-a-lifetime visit to Berlin—and all during the low season, which makes it the perfect time for you to travel to get unbeatable prices and experiences without the crowds! Your tour begins in magical Budapest and then you’ll stay in another two of Central Europe’s most intriguing cities, Vienna and Prague, before ending your adventure in fascinating Berlin!

At a glance

  • Budapest Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, panoramic view from Fishermen’s Bastion
  • Vienna Guided sightseeing, visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Prague Guided sightseeing, Astronomical Clock, visit the Hradčany Castle grounds; dinner at a local restauran
  • Berlin Guided sightseeing, take pictures of Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial, visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church; farewell dinner

What's included

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

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.

Private home pick-up service

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.

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Make your own way

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Overview

This Central Europe guided tour is a magnificent journey through the former Habsburg Empire. Experience the treasures and rich history of this part of the world, including a once-in-a-lifetime visit to Berlin—and all during the low season, which makes it the perfect time for you to travel to get unbeatable prices and experiences without the crowds! Your tour begins in magical Budapest and then you’ll stay in another two of Central Europe’s most intriguing cities, Vienna and Prague, before ending your adventure in fascinating Berlin!

Total meals included:

  • 8 breakfasts, 3 dinners

UK - Budapest, Hungary

Day
1

On arrival you will transfer to your hotel.

Welcome to Budapest! At 6 pm, meet your tour director and travelling companions, and enjoy a welcome dinner with wine at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Budapest

Day
2

Your local guide takes you through Eastern Europe’s most cosmopolitan city. See elegant Andrassy Avenue, the Thermal Baths, and the world’s second-largest Jewish synagogue. From the lofty lookout towers of Fishermen’s Bastion, enjoy a panoramic view of the sprawling city. Then, admire the 13th-century Matthias Coronation Church and Heroe’s Square. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Tonight, a delectable optional Hungarian specialty dinner is available.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Budapest - Vienna, Austria

Day
3

Cross the nearby Austrian border and arrive in Vienna, once the centre of the mighty Habsburg Empire. Your guided sightseeing features a drive along the Ringstrasse past the State Opera House and a stop at the Hofburg Palace, winter residence of the Austrian imperial family. Marvel at the impressive courtyards and famous Heldenplatz and visit the amazing St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna

Day
4

Enjoy a full day at leisure to further explore this wonderful city. A choice of optional excursions are available to help you make the most of your stay.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vienna - Prague, Czech Republic

Day
5

A scenic drive brings you to Prague, capital of the Czech Republic. An optional evening activity is available to explore Prague by night.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Prague

Day
6

Morning sightseeing with a local guide features a visit to the 1,000-year-old Hradcany castle grounds, St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Town, the Jewish ghetto, and the Astronomical Clock, once the envy of all of Europe. This evening dine at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Prague - Berlin

Day
7

A comfortable drive brings you to the once-divided metropolis of Berlin. Guided sightseeing includes the elegant Ku’damm, the restored Reichstag, Charlottenburg Palace, a picture stop at monumental Brandenburg Gate, and the Holocaust Memorial, and the 210-foot Victory Column in the vast Tiergarten park. Visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church with its bomb-damaged tower, drive along Unter den Linden boulevard, and pass the State Opera House and Checkpoint Charlie.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Berlin

Day
8

Spend a full day at leisure or join an optional excursion to historic Potsdam. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel to say “Auf Wiedersehen” to your travelling companions.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Berlin - UK

Day
9

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
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Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Budapest - Hilton Budapest City

This contemporary 230 room property offers modern luxury. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the hotel lobby and café. For relaxation, there is a top floor fitness centre with panoramic views and a sauna. The main restaurant serves international food and Hungarian specialities and the cosmopolitan café has an outdoor terrace on which drinks and snacks can be enjoyed. The informal hotel bar has a good selection of beverages and cocktails.

  • Location

    Vaci Ut 1-3, Budapest, Hungary

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Lifts
    • In-room safe
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board

Vienna - Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier

Downtown Hotel in a renovated 19th-century building evoking classical Viennese. Only a few steps from St. Stephan's cathedral.

  • Location

    Landstrasser Hauptstrasse 28, Wien, Austria

Prague - Jurys Inn Prague

A 214-room stylish property, perfectly located opposite the Florenc underground Metro station. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all guestrooms and public areas of the hotel. There is an on-site gym, casual restaurant, stylish bar and all day coffee shop.

  • Location

    Sokolovska 11, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • In-room safe
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer

Berlin - Crowne Plaza Berlin - Potsdamer Platz

A 256 room hotel occupying a former post office building with an Art Déco flair. Broad corridors with natural stone floors, high ceilings, wood panelling and an open fire in the lobby convey glamorous Berlin city life. Facilities include Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout, an elegant restaurant with a show kitchen and seasonal outside terrace, a hip cocktail Bar serving drinks and casual food and a spa with a fitness area, sauna and steam room.

  • Location

    Hallesche Strasse 10, Berlin, Germany

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board

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