Kompas Escorted Tours 2018

023 Day 1, arrive Vienna, Monday You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Then, your time is free to start discovering the city’s delights, from shopping to parks to pastries. Later, enjoy dinner in typical Heurigen, or wine tavern, in Grinzing, just outside of Vienna. (D) Day 2, in Vienna, Tuesday On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Ho urg Palace , once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Next, view the Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and other reminders of the city’s imperial history. After a free afternoon, enjoy an evening concert of Strauss’ and Mozart’s music. (B) Day 3, in Vienna, Wednesday Visit the Kunsthistorische Museum this morning for a guided tour. The museum houses outstanding collections of art, sculpture, coins, armor, musical instruments, and more. The balance of the day is free to enjoy Vienna at your own pace. (B) Day 4, to Budapest, Thursday Travel into Hungary and on to Budapest. The afternoon is free to explore the “Paris of the East,” browse in the shops, snack on a tasty slice of cherry strudel, sip a fine Hungarian wine, or perhaps join one of the optional excursions available. (B) Day 5, in Budapest, Friday Set on opposite banks of the Danube River, the former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of graceful bridges. A morning sightseeing tour includes views of the Parliament building, seat of the National Assembly; Vaci Utca, a pedestrian street lined with shops and restaurants; Heroes’ Square with the Millennium Column, a 118-foot-high Corinthian column topped with a statue of the archangel Gabriel, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The balance of the day is at leisure. (B) Day 6, in Budapest, Saturday Your sightseeing tour this morning focuses on the Castle Hill area. You’ll visit the 13th-century Ma hias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion , then see the Royal Palace. Your afternoon is free to do some last-minute shopping, explore more of the city or just relax. Tonight, relish dinner and entertainment in a typical Csarda, or tavern, restaurant. (B, D) Day 7, depart Budapest, Sunday After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home. (B) Included Features: � First class hotels, rooms with private facilities � Breakfast daily and 2 dinners � Airport arrival and departure transfers � Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach � Professional Tour Director throughout � Luggage handling � Whisper technology enhanced touring � Service charges and hotel taxes Special Features: � Heurigen dinner in Vienna � Strauss & Mozart Concert in Vienna � Farewell dinner with entertainment in typical Csarda restaurant in Budapest Sightseeing Tours Included: � Vienna � Budapest Hotels: � Vienna: Hilton Vienna (SF) � Budapest: Intercontinental Hotel (DLX) SLOVENIA Budapest ITALY HUNGARY AUSTRIA SERBIA CROATIA SLOVAKIA CZECH REPUBLIC GERMANY ROMANIA 3 Vienna 3 TOUR K507 START DATES: END DATES: 07-May 13-May 21-May 27-May 04-Jun 10-Jun 25-Jun 01-Jul 02-Jul 08-Jul 16-Jul 22-Jul 23-Jul 29-Jul 13-Aug 19-Aug 03-Sep 09-Sep 10-Sep 16-Sep 01-Oct 07-Oct 15-Oct 21-Oct PRICES : PER PERSON IN TWIN: $1,579 SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: $684