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From East to West

From $2,335 AUD
  • 11 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Prague, Pilsen, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Frankfurt, Cologne, Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Marken, Brussels, Bruges, Paris

    Group Size:
    1-55+
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English*
    Type: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours, Multi Country Trips, Packages & Tours

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

This tour is part of our Touropa flexible range of touring

  • Tailor the itinerary by selecting when and where you start and end the tour
  • Choose to take the entire tour or a small portion of the itinerary (even just one night)
  • Guaranteed escorted coach tour with a minimum of 2 people, guided in English only*
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  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Upon arriving at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Check the information boards in the hotel reception area for details of the welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travelers.

Today we take a scenic visit around this impressive city with a local expert. Here we experience its majestic avenues, its palaces and the vibrant city centre. Then we head directly to Schönbrunn Palace, where visitors can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. After lunch, enjoy an afternoon of leisure in the city center. In the evening we include a transfer to the neighborhood of Grinzing, an old wine-growing village annexed to the city and known for its traditional taverns. Free time to dine in one of its typical restaurants.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We have an approximately three-hour journey to Budapest, Hungary. Arriving at around 11:30, we will discover Budapest (known as the “Queen of the Danube”) on a boat tour along the river. Budapest is divided by the Danube River, with historic Buda on one side and cosmopoli­tan Pest on the opposite side. Time for lunch, followed by a scenic tour of the city. After the tour enjoy some leisure time. At the end of the day we finish in the lively area of Vaci Utca, where there are lots of opportunities to take your dinner.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We will leave Budapest for Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia and a city alongside the Danube. With an attractive historic centre, take time to see the city and enjoy lunch. After lunch we will continue our journey to the Czech Republic, Prague. Arriving in the evening, we will make our way to the Old Town Square. This central location provides a great introduction to Prague, full of energy and touristic activities. You can take your dinner at one of the restaurants offering international cuisines, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Today we will visit the capital, Prague, the Baroque jewel of Europe. Our local expert will provide an informative city tour, which will include outstanding monuments. During the visit we walk through Prague Castle (admission included). Subsequently, we shall take a boat tour on the Vltava River. In the afternoon enjoy some free time to explore the city. In the evening, we will enjoy more time in the historic city centre and there will be an opportunity for you to take dinner. Return to hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We will have an early departure from Prague and stop in Pilsen, in the region of West Bohemia, a city renowned for its beer. Time for a walk through its historic center where we find the Great Square, the cathedral, the Plague Column and a Renaissance-era town hall. We will then cross into Germany where we will follow a section of the so-called “Romantic Route”. Next, we will visit Rothemburg, a town that seems to come straight out of a fairy tale, and is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in the country. Afterwards, we will head to Frankfurt. Arrival in the financial capital of Germany in late-afternoon. Free time in the historic city center where there is a wide variety of restaurants to choose from.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Today we will take a small Cruise on the Rhine, between the villages of Rudesheim and St Goar, undoubtedly the river’s most picturesque section. After this we will travel to Cologne, a city which stands out for its immense gothic cathedral. Then on to the Netherlands. Arriving to Amsterdam in the late afternoon.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Today we have a very exciting day in the Netherlands. We will go to Zaanse Schans with its mills, canals and its typical houses. Next Volendam, a very picturesque fishing village. A short boat trip from Volendam, will take us to Marken (an island that was joined to the mainland by a fixed dike), where the houses there are built on stilts. After this, we travel to Amsterdam where we will enjoy a panoramic visit of the city to see its narrow canals, its official buildings and parks. We will also see the technique of diamond cutting. A large part of the visit will be done on foot, the information will be given through headphones. Time for dinner in Rembrandtplein, an area with many restaurants from all corners of the world and near the red-light district with its liberal values. Return to the hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Today we will leave for Belgium´s Capital, Brussels, taking time in the Grand Place and making a stop to photograph the Atomium. Continuing to Bruges, the marvelous Flemish city known as the Venice of the North. Our journey will take us to France. Arriving in Paris at the end of the day.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Early in the morning, we will leave for Versailles, the immense palace of the kings of France. After that, we will return to Paris at lunch time where we provide a transfer to the Montmartre dis­trict. We will ascend by funicular to the hill and admire the spectacular view of Paris from the top. This neighbourhood is known for its painters, artists, and its cab­arets… Sit down for lunch and enjoy a magical atmosphere. Then, a scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and the breathtaking monuments of Paris will take place. Return to hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We go to the centre of Paris, starting by the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument (ticket included) . Then, we enjoy a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

Accommodation in 3-4* hotels

English speaking tours in Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Amsterdam and Paris

Touring as per itinerary

9 Buffet Breakfasts

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle

Arrival transfer

Basic travel insurance

Ticket admission: Prague Castle, Diamond Cutting Workshop in Amsterdam, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in Paris

Boat: Danube River in Budapest, Vltava River in Prague, Cruise on the Rhine, I Jsselmeer lake from Voledam to Marken, Boat Trip along River Seine in Paris

Funicular: funicular ride to Montmartre district

Passport or visa fees

Other meals, snacks and drinks

Departure transfer

Pre and post tour accommodation

Any other items of personal nature

Pricing & Availability

Filter Dates
2024
2025
Departing Ending
 

All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Rainers Hotel Vienna
Gudrunstrabe 184, 1100 Wien, Austria
Tel: +43 1 605800
Rating
4
Rainers Hotel Vienna
The Aquincum Hotel Budapest
Budapest, Árpád fejedelem útja 94, 1036 Hungary
Tel: +36 1 436 4100
Rating
4
The Aquincum Hotel Budapest
Iris Hotel Eden Prague
2, Vladivostocká 1540, Vršovice, 100 00 Praha, Czechia
Tel: +420 702 033 159
Rating
4
Iris Hotel Eden Prague
Leonardo Hotel Frankfurt City South
Isenburger Schneise 40, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tel: +49 69 67840
Rating
3.5
Leonardo Hotel Frankfurt City South
Mercure Hotel & Residenz Frankfurt Messe
Voltastraße 29, 60486 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tel: +49 69 79260
Rating
3.5
Mercure Hotel & Residenz Frankfurt Messe
Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam, Sloterdijk Station
Zaventemweg 3, 1043 EH Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tel: +31 20 797 9191
Rating
4
Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam, Sloterdijk Station
Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport
Melbournestraat 1, 1175 RM Lijnden, Netherlands
Tel: +31 20 658 0580
Rating
4
Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport
Ibis Paris 17 Clichy-Batignolles
163 Av. de Clichy, 75017 Paris, France
Tel: +33 1 40 25 20 20
Rating
3.5
Ibis Paris 17 Clichy-Batignolles
Novotel Paris Bagnolet
1 Av. de la République, 93170 Bagnolet, France
Tel: +33 1 49 93 63 00
Rating
3
Novotel Paris Bagnolet

Important things to note

*If English speaking attendance numbers are low, the tour can become bilingual either accompanied by two tour leaders, one for each language, or a single tour leader providing explanations in both languages.

Hotels are confirmed 48 hours prior to departure.

Optional activities can be booked locally with guide or via your Mytrip link.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. Upon quoting/booking, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Single sharing supplement is available. Single passengers are only able to share a room with the same sex.

Additional discounts available: children under 3- 80%, children from 3-8 years- 40%, children from 9-15 years- 10%, travellers over 65 years- 5%.

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From East to West

From $2,335 AUD
  • 11 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Prague, Pilsen, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Frankfurt, Cologne, Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Marken, Brussels, Bruges, Paris

    Group Size:
    1-55+
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English*
    Travel Style: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours, Multi Country Trips, Packages & Tours

Or contact your local travel agent.

Touropa
Speak to our Touropa Expert - Daniela

This tour is operated by Touropa – our Flexible Coach Touring Range. Dani leads the Touropa division.

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