Day 1 | Highlights:
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.
Day 2 | Vienna Highlights:
Tour the city of Vienna, or be guided through majestic Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see the Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program.
Day 3 | Bratislava Highlights:
Explore beautiful Bratislava with a knowledgeable local guide and discover all that this majestic city has to offer. Alternatively, discover Bratislava’s communist-era history during a guided tour. Or journey to the nearby Devin Castle where you’ll have an opportunity to tour the castle’s ruins and sample some of the local speciality, the Devin’s currant wine.
Day 4 | Budapest Highlights:
Join a guided tour through a city often considered the most beautiful in Europe. Alternatively, choose to relax at the Thermal Baths and Spa, or brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.
Day 5 | Kalocsa Highlights:
Today you’ll get to witness a traditional Hungarian horse show.
Day 6 | Mohacs Highlights:
Discover the Zsolnay ceramic museum, where you’ll visit the main exhibition areas and see the pink tiles this museum is famous for, some of which can be found on St Mattias Church in Budapest. Alternatively, explore the village of Villány and learn about everyday life in Hungary, while sampling some of the fine local wines.
Day 7 | Osijek Highlights:
Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or try your hand at fishing in a local village stream. Or, if you’re the more active type, you could opt to take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside.
Day 8 | Belgrade Highlights:
Today you’ll discover one of the oldest capital cities in Europe – Belgrade, a city that has always had a huge impact on the entire region, before being transferred to Belgrade International Airport for your onward or homebound flight. (Please schedule flights to depart after 3pm).