Imperial Escape

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Key inclusions

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

  • Steady pace

  • Escapes by Globus

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.

Take a magnificent off-season journey through the three countries that once made up the Habsburg Empire. Get stunning views of Budapest from Fisherman's Bastion, spend time in stately Vienna and visit the Hofburg Palace, and walk the cobbled streets of Prague's old town with its astronomical clock and Jewish Ghetto.

At a glance

  • Budapest Enjoy a welcome dinner in the Hungarian capital and explore the city with your expert guide, who will show you the thermal baths, the Jewish synagogue and the views from Fishermen’s Bastion.
  • Vienna Visit the impressive St Stephen's Cathedral, Hofburg Palace and Heldenplatz on a guided tour, with plenty of free time for independent exploration.
  • Prague Follow your guide around Prague's key sights, including its old town and astronomical clock and Hradčany Castle grounds. Enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

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 and port 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.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Overview

Take a magnificent off-season journey through the three countries that once made up the Habsburg Empire. Get stunning views of Budapest from Fisherman's Bastion, spend time in stately Vienna and visit the Hofburg Palace, and walk the cobbled streets of Prague's old town with its astronomical clock and Jewish Ghetto.

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners

UK - Budapest, Hungary

Day
1

Fly to Budapest, where you will be transferred 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 Heroes' Square. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Tonight, a delectable optional Hungarian speciality 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 awesome 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 HradČany Castle grounds, St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Town, the Jewish ghetto, and the Astronomical clock, once the envy of all of Europe. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits you at a local restaurant to celebrate your Imperial Escape.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Prague - UK

Day
7

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


Budapest Hilton Budapest City or Courtyard by Marriott City Center

Vienna Intercity Vienna or Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier

Prague  Jury’s Inn 

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