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Submerge yourself in these cities’ rich history

10 days From £1,299 per person
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2021 Tour code: 21EUS

About the tour

Contrasting Vienna's timeless elegance, Prague's unique charm, and Berlin's fascinating history, this rail holiday showcases the majestic glories of three great Imperial European capitals.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2 - London & Vienna

Meet at our London St Pancras Departure Office and take the Eurostar to Brussels. Continue via Frankfurt to Nuremberg, where you spend the night. On Day 2, continue to Vienna, Austria's illustrious capital. Enjoy free time after checking into your hotel; maybe take an evening stroll and take in the sights and sounds of the city.

Includes
  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Eurostar
Days 3-4 - Exploring Vienna

Discover Vienna, exploring the historic centre on foot. After seeing the sights, including the grandiose public buildings of the Ringstrasse and the Baroque Belvedere Palace, set out to explore on your own. Perhaps visit Mozarthaus, where legendary composer lived. Tour the apartment where 'The Marriage of Figaro' was composed, admiring the décor which has been carefully curated to replicate the feel of 18th-century Vienna.

You are free on Day 4. Why not visit Schönbrunn Palace? Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful gardens, the palace is one of Vienna's architectural highlights and boasts UNESCO World Heritage status. Designed in 1695, the gardens feature one of the world's largest orangeries, and a palm house with plants from around the world. Or, you could take the lift up Danube Tower, with its 492-foot viewing terrace, to admire panoramic views of Vienna's skyline.

Includes
  • Day 3 - Breakfast
  • Day 4 - Breakfast
Belvedere Palace
Days 5-6 - Discover Prague

Take the train to Prague, where you're introduced to the 'Golden City' on a guided walking tour. Discover the historic Old Town Square, with its cobblestones and pastel buildings. The square is a feast for the senses; enjoy the scent of delicious food wafting from nearby cafés and stalls, perhaps be serenaded by a street musician, and admire the artistic statues and fountains. You also see Charles Bridge, which dates back to the 14th century and features 30 Baroque statues.

Step back in time on Day 6 with a visit to the medieval Hradcany Castle district, the largest castle complex in Europe. Here you'll discover Prague Castle, which serves as the seat of the Czech president. You'll also see St Vitus Cathedral, the Basilica of Saint George, the Royal Summer Palace, and the Royal Gardens. Later, you're free to explore. One option is to visit the Sedlec Ossuary. Also known as the Church of Bones, this is perhaps the most unusual chapel you'll ever see. With with over 40,000 skeletons arranged in a decorative manner - including an enormous bone chandelier - the chapel, while unconventional, is artistically striking.

Includes
  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Breakfast
Prague
Day 7 - Berlin

Travel by rail to Berlin, enjoying a scenic journey as you wind through the Elbe Valley and an area of rocky gorges known as 'Saxon Switzerland'. Spend three nights in Berlin, a city which occupies a significant place in modern history. The once-divided city offers a blend of attractions and vibrant culture, with lively nightlife, world-class art, irresistible street food, and a surprising amount of green space.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
Days 8-9 - Berlin

Take a coach tour of Berlin, discovering the stories of this remarkable city. See the remains of the Berlin Wall, a poignant reminder of the city's turbulent past that is decorated with colourful street art. You also see the Brandenburg Gate. A spectacular 18thcentury neoclassical monument and the city's oldest surviving gate, today it is a symbol of unity in Germany. Your afternoon, and Day 9, are free to explore. Perhaps visit the Checkpoint Charlie Museum which details the history of the Berlin Wall. Or, you could visit Potsdam, famed for its palaces and Park Sanssouci - a Baroque flower garden. Make sure you also find the time to try a Bratwurst or pretzel for an authentic taste of German cuisine.

Includes
  • Day 8 - Breakfast
  • Day 9 - Breakfast
Berlin
Day 10 - Berlin & London

Leaving Berlin by rail, travel via Cologne to Brussels where you board the Eurostar to London St Pancras.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Eurostar

Additional information

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

Hotels

Park Inn Berlin-Alexanderplatz, Berlin

Park Inn Berlin-Alexanderplatz, Berlin

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Diplomat Hotel, Prague

Diplomat Hotel, Prague

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Senator Hotel, Vienna

Senator Hotel, Vienna

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Reviews

96% of travellers would recommend this tour

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Mr C Harrison

Submitted 01/11/2019

All aspects within your control were good

Dr J Cameron

Submitted 01/11/2019

nothing really bad and nothing absolutely outstanding

Mr J Martindale

Submitted 11/10/2019

Brilliantly organised and good value for money

Anonymous

Submitted 05/10/2019

Everything was well organised, with a really excellent Tour Manager.

Mr M Johnson

Submitted 04/10/2019

Excellent experience, brilliant tour manager, super company to use for your holiday. Well done Rail Discoveries.

Mr R Ewing

Submitted 10/08/2019

Lovely holiday good hotels albeit a bit far out of the centree.

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