Classic: Venice to Budapest Express (EIVB)
Countries Visited: Austria, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 16, Avg 12.
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts
Accommodations: Information not Available
Revel in the dramatic scenery of Slovenia, explore the charming streets of Salzburg, discover big highlights and hidden gems in just one week.
For culture fanatics looking for something off the beaten path, try this beautiful little trip through some unique parts of Europe on for size. En route to Budapest we'll journey through Slovenia, known for its gorgeous scenery and outdoor activities. Then it's on to Salzburg, Austria, home of Mozart and the "The Sound of Music." Onwards to Vienna and Budapest to tour cities where modern urbanity meets Old World charm. Now that we've connected Italy with Slovenia and Austria with Budapest, there's no reason you should miss out on any of these epic experiences.
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|Day 1||Venice||Day 1 Venice|
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. We highly recommend arriving early to explore this iconic city. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Bled||Day 2 Venice/Bled (1B)|
Journey by bus into Slovenia, stopping in the capital city of Ljubljana. Enjoy the eastern charm of the city before continuing on to the lakeside town of Bled. Take a CEO-led orientation walk before separating to explore the charming hamlet. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (4.50-5.00 hours) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||Bled||Day 3 Bled (1B)|
Most activities centre around Bled or depart from Bled to go into the Bohinj area. Your CEO can help you book whatever suits you best.
|Day 4||Salzburg||Day 4 Bled/Salzburg (1B)|
With time in the afternoon, start exploring. Spend time in the UNESCO-listed Old Town or visiting the nearby salt mines. The birthplace of Mozart has enough of history and charm to keep you busy for weeks. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (2.50-3.00 hours)
|Day 5||Vienna||Day 5 Salzburg/Vienna (1B)|
Enjoy a free morning to explore a little more. Opt to take a Sound of Music tour, stopping at famous venues tied to the movie. Even if you arent a fan, the tour heads out to different venues from the movie showing off the best of Salzburg and the surrounding area. In late afternoon, travel to the capital city of Vienna. Take a short orientation walk before heading out for an optional dinner in the City of Music. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Magdas Hotel Transport: Train (2.50-3.00 hours)
|Day 6||Vienna||Day 6 Vienna (1B)|
Try some local delicacies like schnitzel, apple strudel or the Sachertorte. Take some time to enjoy a coffee in coffeehouses unique to Vienna. Included Activities: Magdas Hotel
|Day 7||Budapest||Day 7 Vienna/Budapest (1B)|
Journey by train to Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube. The city, split into Buda and Pest by the river, retains its eastern charm with Buda Castle and Turkish-style thermal baths. Depending on arrival time, opt to visit some city sights, soak in one of the famous baths or sign up for a city tour by bike. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 8||Budapest||Day 8 Budapest (1B)|
We highly recommend booking post-tour accommodation to full experience this charming city.
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.