From Rome to Budapest, enjoy this 9-day odyssey across Europe. On this journey you will be able to see such historical and cultural monuments as the Coliseum and the Vatican, as well as the Schönbrunn Palace and Venice, the city of lovers!
Welcome to Rome! Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Your guide will greet you at the hotel and will provide you with all the necessary information for your tour. At the end of the evening, you will be transferred to Trastevere area. This neighbourhood will be a great introduction to Rome; a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere district reveals hidden treasures to us, such as modest medieval churches and small shops with the most peculiar objects and scenes of daily life. Many trattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued with the Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurants serving Indian, Chinese and international food can also be found in this area.
Overnight in Rome.
In the morning, you will have a scenic tour of the capital, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal City”. You will visit the tiny state of the Vatican. Vatican City is the principle center of Catholicsm in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. Also included in the tour is an admission to the Roman Coliseum, the landmark of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport you back in time so that you can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening you will be transported to the Via Cavour area, where you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, and international food.
Overnight in Rome (Breakfast).
Rome - Florence
You will leave Rome and head north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Florence, you will head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. In the evening you will go on a tour with a local expert and walk through the historic center, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo and the Piazza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Free time to explore. In the evening, you can dine at your favorite restaurant. In this district you can find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, and international food.
Overnight in Florence (Breakfast).
Florence - Venice
Today you will enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in Venice, you will board a vaporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic center. With a local guide, you will visit the marvellous Plaza de San Marcos and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, you will be able to visit the Murano glass factory city. It is marvellous to see the technique of crystal blowing. Free time.
At the end of the afternoon, you will have the chance to dine at your restaurant of choice in the Mestre area.
Overnight in Venice (Breakfast).
Venice - Salzburg
You will depart from Venice and travel to Verona. You will take a shuttle to the historic center. Your guide will instruct you on the places where you will be able to walk in Romeo and Juliet’s city - the city of lovers! Afterwards you will continue the journey between mountains to Austria. On your arrival at Salzburg, your guide will accompany you to the most beautiful streets of this city's historic center, which is a World Heritage Site.
Note: If there are only a few travelers on this trip, the journey from Verona to Salzburg may be done partially by train.
Overnight in Salzburg (Breakfast).
Salzburg - Vienna
You will leave Salzburg to reach Vienna at around noon. You will head to the Schönbrunn Palace where visitors can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. After lunch, you will go on a scenic visit around this impressive city with a local expert. You'll experience its majestic avenues, its palaces and the vibrant city center. In the evening you will go to the City Hall Square to enjoy the lighting and the nightlife in the neighbouring streets, and where you will have time to dine in the restaurant of your choice.
Overnight in Vienna (Breakfast).
Vienna - Budapest
You will depart for Hungary. You will arrive at Budapest around lunchtime. Discover the “Queen of the Danube” on a scenic tour. This city is divided by the Danube River, with historic Buda on one side and cosmopolitan Pest on the opposite bank. You will spend some time at the end of the day in the lively Vaci Ucta area, where there is a wide variety of restaurants available.
Overnight in Budapest (Breakfast).
In the morning, you may go on a boat tour along the Danube River; the views of the city and parliament are impressive. Leisure time after the tour. At the end of the afternoon, there will be time to enjoy dinner in the city and travelers can select their preferred restaurant.
Overnight in Budapest (Breakfast).
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