BUDAPEST – MUNICH
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Activity Level Easy
Group Size Medium Group
- Airport transfer
- Modern, comfortable minibus during the whole tour
- 8 nights in 3* hotels (3 Prague, 3 Budapest, 2 Vienna)
- 8 buffet breakfasts
- 8 dinners (2 course meals)
- Entrance tickets according to the itinerary
- 10 guided tours with professional guides
- Tour leader during the whole tour
- air travel excluded
- travel insurance
- other expences
Arrival in Budapest, Hungary
- Saint Stephen’s Basilica is the largest Roman Catholic church in Budapest, it has the second highest ecclesiastical status in Hungary.
- The Hungarian State Opera House is a neo-Renaissance opera house located in central Budapest. Today it is the largest opera house in Budapest and in Hungary.
- Váci utca (Váci street) is one of the main pedestrian thoroughfares and perhaps the most famous street of central Budapest. It features a large number of restaurants and shops catering primarily to the tourist market.
- Heroes‘ Square is the largest and most impressive square of the city and one of the most visited sights in Budapest.
- Buda is the former capital of the Kingdom of Hungary and the western part of the current Hungarian capital Budapest on the west bank of the Danube. Notable landmarks include the Buda Castle, the Citadella and the Hungarian president’s residence, the Sándor Palace.
- The Hospital in the Rock is the name given to a hospital created in the caverns under Buda Castle in Budapest in the 1930s, in preparation for the Second World War.
- The Széchenyi Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest, and it was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary.
- The Hungarian Parliament Building is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, one of Europe’s oldest legislative buildings, a notable landmark of Hungary and a popular tourist destination of Budapest. It is currently the largest building in Hungary and still the highest building in Budapest.
- Lake Balaton, also known as the Hungarian Sea, is the largest lake in Central Europe and one of the region’s foremost tourist destinations about 140 km from Budapest.
- Balatonfüred is considered to be the capital of the Northern lake shore and is a popular yachting and fishing destination.
from Hungary to Slovakia and Austria
- Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum is one of the youngest museums of modern art in Europe located on a peninsula on the Danube river near the Austrian and Hungarian border.
- The Bratislava castle situated on a hill above the river Danube, was first mentioned in 907 and its first and foremost function was of a fortress. Since Independence the castle serves as a representative venue for the Slovak Parliament and houses collections of the Slovak National Museum.
- The St. Martin’s Cathedral is a large Gothic cathedral that has served as a coronation church for Hungarian kings marked to this day by a 300 kg gilded replica of the Hungarian royal crown perched on top of the cathedral´s tower. At the beginning of September the coronation returns to Bratislava in a faithful reconstruction of the ceremony.
- The Hviezdoslav Square is a beautiful promenade with plane trees, fountains and cafes full of music named after one of the most important Slovak poets whose monumental statue dominates the square.
- Schönbrunn Palace is the Empress Sisi’s former summer residence. This baroque complex contains an enchanting park, the Palm House, the Gloriette and a zoo.
- Schönbrunn Zoo is the world’s oldest zoo, that has already been voted Europe’s best zoo on four occasions.
- The Hundertwasser House in Vienna is one of Austria’s architectural highlights. The house designed by the artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser draws attention with colorfully decorated exterior facade.
- St. Stephen’s Cathedral is the symbol of Vienna, it is a 107m high gothic church from the 12th century with the second-biggest free-swinging chimed church bell in Europe.
- The Ring Road (Ringstraße) is a circular ring road surrounding the historic centre with the most important public buildings such as Vienna State Opera, Museum of Natural History, Parliament, City Hall, National Theater, University of Vienna, Votive Church, and many more.
- Prater, the historic amusement park which was opened to public in 1766, is an oasis of greenery. It´s most famous attraction is the Giant Ferris Wheel.
- Hofburg Palace is the former imperial palace from the 13. century in the centre of Vienna. Part of the palace forms the official residence and workplace of the President of Austria.
Transfer to Melk
- Melk Abbey, the massive Benedictine monastery built in 1089, boasts the largest ecclesiastical library in the world, with over 80,000 priceless volumes and a wonderfully frescoed ceiling.
- A river cruise in the Wachau region, which was included in the UNESCO world heritage list, is the best way how to explore the river Danube and nearby towns and villages.
- Krems an der Donau is the eastern gateway to the Wachau Valley, one of Europe’s loveliest river landscapes and also one of the oldest cities in the land.
Transfer to Salzburg
- Salzburg’s “Old Town“ (Altstadt) is internationally renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps.
- Mirabell Palace with its gardens is a listed cultural heritage monument and part of the Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) with its magnificent façade and mighty dome it represents the most impressive early Baroque edifice north of the Alps.
- Mozart’s Birthplace is a massive townhouse that dates from the 12th century, but by the 1750s it was divided into apartments and the Mozart family were crammed onto one floor.
Transfer to Munich
- BMW Headquarters and Museum established in 1973 deals with the history of the automobile manufacturer BMW.
- The Olympiapark constructed for the 1972 Summer Olympics, the highest hill in the city, contains sport facilities, lakes, bicycle paths, concert venues, restaurants and a football stadium, as well as its landmark “tent-style“ roofs.
- Marienplatz is the heart of the city of Munich, which used to be a market place as well as the site where tournaments and festivities took place in the Middle Ages.
- The Neue Rathaus (New Town Hall) is a magnificent neo-gothic building from the turn of the century which architecturally dominates the north side of Munich’s Marienplatz.
- The Church of St. Peter is one of Munich’s landmarks, the oldest parish church in the city, and is known affectionately by the locals as Alter Peter (“Old Peter”).
- The English Garden is a large public park created in 1789, that offers numerous leisure time activities and contains the second largest beer garden in Munich.
Transfer to Innsbruck
- Innsbruck is situated against the sheer cliffs of the Alps, the center for winter sports hosted the Winter Olympics twice and is home to a number of museums dedicated to Tyrolean history and culture, as well as some brilliant examples of decorative baroque architecture.
- The Bergisel Sprungschanze Stadion is a ski jumping hill stadium designed by Zaha Hadid and one of the most important venues in the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup, annually hosting the third competition of the prestigious Four Hills Tournament. It offers a unique view on the city and the Alps.
- Alpenzoo Innsbruck is one of the highest located zoos in Europe that specializes in alpine animals. It became famous because of reintroduction of endangered species like bearded vulture, Alpine ibex, and northern bald ibis in the wild.
- The Swarovski Crystal Worlds museum was built in 1995 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Austria based crystal company Swarovski. It is one of Austria’s most popular attractions.
Departure from Munich
Odlet: 30. 6 2020, Viedeň – Reykjavik, 13:20 – 15:45 (W6 2857)
Prílet: 7. 6. 2020, Reykjavik – Viedeň, 16:30 – 22:55 (W6 2858)
Povolená príručná batožina: 1 taška s maximálnymi rozmermi 40 x 30 x 20 cm
Povolená checkin batožina: 1 kufor s maximálnou váhou 20 kg
Sprievodca: Tomáš Krátky
Minimálna veľkosť skupiny: 12
Maximálna veľkosť skupiny: 14
Zaujímavý odkaz: Travel Iceland, BBC
Zaujímavý odkaz: Top fotogenické miesta Islandu
Hudobný videoklip: Justin Bieber – I’ll Show You, videoklip sa natáčal pri vodopáde Seljalandsfoss
Dokument: National Geographic – Iceland
Film: Walter Mitty a jeho tajný život, značná časť filmu sa natáčala na Islande