Austria & Hungary Fast Tracking Tour Program

    • Duration

      6 Days

    • Total Destinations

      4

    • Attractions

      11

    • Pkg Id

      0000388

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    DAY 1
    Arrive-Innsburck

    • Arrive in Kranebitten International Airport, Innsbruck.
    • Pick-up from the airport and proceed to Wattens, to visit the Swarovski World of Crystals and marvel at the crystalline works of art. Later enjoy an orientation tour of the beautiful city, Innsbruck.See the Golden Dachl with its fire gilded copper tiles, a characteristic landmark of Innsbruck, walk down cobblestone pathways of Maria Theresien Strasse. You may sit at one of the many outdoor cafes, admire the magnificent baroque architecture.
    • Check-in and Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 2
    Innsbruck-Salzburg

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Check-out from the hotel and drive to Salzburg the second vibrant city in Austria.
    • FORTRESS HOSENSALZBURG: Your visit to Salzburg Fortress starts with either a beautiful 20-30 minute walk or a quick and comfortable ride on Austria's oldest funicular (depending on tour option selected). Today you will find an ultra modern rail system instead of the original funicular, which was powered by water and transported people up and down the hill as early as 1892. Upon arrival at the top of the hill, experience a unique view over the Archbishop's city and the breathtaking landscape of Salzburg's mountains. Soak up the scenery, take photos, then continue with your visit to the medieval fortification complex, representing 900 years of building history.
    • SALZBURG MUSEUM: The Salzburg Museum has garnered numerous awards, an institution with its own unique character housed within the magnificently restored Neue Residenz. Aside from aesthetic presentations and valuable art objects, a number of multimedia installations also invite visitors to marvel and learn.
    • MIRABELL PALACE: Is a historic building in the city of Salzburg, Austria. The palace with its gardens is a listed cultural heritage monument and part of the Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg UNESCO World Heritage Site. The palace was built about 1606 on the shore of the Salzach River north of the medieval city walls, at the behest of Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich Raitenau. The Marble Hall of Mirabell Palace is the venue of the "Salzburg Palace Concerts" (German: Salzburger Schlosskonzerte), directed by Luz Leskowitz. It is also a popular location for weddings.
    • Arrive to the hotel and check – in to the hotel.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 3
    Salzburg-Vienna

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Check-out and proceed to the final city of your list, VIENNA.
    • Here you get the chance to visit to famous attractions and the places like Schonbrunn Palace, Danube River Cruise and Ferris wheel ride.
    • SCHONBRUNN PALACE: Schönbrunn Palace is a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE and Austria’s most visited tourist attraction. For centuries the palace served as the summer home of the Habsburgs, and to this day reflects the interests and tastes of the Habsburg monarchs. Schönbrunn is considered to be one of Europe’s most impressive Baroque palace complexes and Austria’s most significant cultural monument.
    • VIENNESE GIANT FERRIS WHEEL: The Giant Ferris Wheel was erected in 1897 to mark the 50th year of Emperor Franz Joseph's accession to the throne. It has been an enduring feature of the city's skyline ever since. Situated right near the entrance to the Wurstelprater amusement park, its cabins offer a wonderful view of the city and the Prater. The diameter of the wheel is almost 61 meters; the entire iron structure weighs 430 metric tons. The wheel turns at a speed of 2.7 km/h.The Giant Ferris Wheel has also played the "lead role" in several Hollywood films, such as "The Third Man" with Orson Wells or in the James Bond adventure "The Living Daylights" starring Timothy Dalton. That's why it was also placed on the list of Treasures of European Film Culture by the European Film Academy in June 2016.In the entrance area of the Giant Ferris Wheel, eight cabins offer insights into 2,000 years of Viennese history. Individual cabins can additionally be booked for exclusive dinners, cocktail receptions and weddings. The Giant Ferris Wheel is open all year round.
    • Drive to the hotel and check-in.
    • Rest for couple hours and get ready to pick up from the hotel lobby for your final excursions of the day in Vienna.DANUBE DINNER CRUISE: Experience the culinary and musical delights typical of Vienna during this Danube River cruise. Enjoy a buffet dinner of Austrian specialities while listening to live Viennese music from a singing duo in the traditional Viennese style and see many Vienna’s landmarks from the water.
    • Back to hotel and overnight stay

    DAY 4
    Vienna-Budapest

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Check-out from the hotel and get transferred to Hungary.
    • Visit Parliament Building: The Hungarian Parliament Building, which was designed and built in the Gothic Revival style, is one of the largest buildings in Hungary, and is home to hundreds of parliamentary offices. Although the impressive building looks fantastic from every angle, to see the whole building in its full glory, it is worth viewing it from the other side of the Danube.
    • Explore the Margaret Island: Margaret Island is a 2.5km long island which sits in the middle of the Danube, which is covered in parkland and recreational facilities. There are a number of companies which rent pedal carts, golf carts, and other self-powered vehicles, so that you can explore the island properly.A rubber-coated 5.5 km running track encircles the island, and is a popular jogging spot for runners who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. One of the most famous features of the island is the “music fountain”, from which water regularly “dances” in time to classical music. Other notable features on the island include medieval ruins and small aviary which primarily caters for injured water birds and wildfowl.
    • Visit House of Terror: The House of Terror holds exhibitions about the successive Fascist and Communist regimes which ruled Hungary during the 20th Century. The building itself was the former headquarters of the Fascist Arrow Cross party, and the building was subsequently used as a prison and torture venue by the State Security services of Hungary.There is the opportunity to tour some of the prison area in the basement. The exhibition includes information about both regimes, as well as testimonials from some of the victims. As well as exhibitions about the fascist and communist “security services”, the building often houses other temporary exhibitions.
    • Check-in to the hotel and overnight stay in Budapest

    DAY 5
    Budapest

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Pick up from the hotel for your full day tour.
    • Visit St. Stephen’s Basilica: This basilica is one of the most important religious buildings in Hungary, and visitors to the reliquary can see the (reported) right hand of Stephen, first King of Hungary. As this is a holy site, visitors who plan on entering the church are asked to keep their knees and shoulders covered.Those with a head for heights can travel up to the base of the dome and look out over the city. On a clear day, this is a great vantage point from which to survey Budapest from the air. Classical music concerts and organ concerts regularly take place inside the Basilica, and sometime spill out into the square outside.
    • Visit Hungarian State Opera House: This Neo-Renaissance building was first opened in 1884, following a commission from Emperor Franz Joseph. Outside of the building, you can see statues to Ferenc Erkel (composer of the Hungarian National Anthem) and Ferenc Liszt (Hungarian composer). The 1200 seat auditorium is considered to be one of the best in the world for operatic performances, and it is well worth it to buy a ticket to a show.Ticket prices start from as low as 500ft. If you cannot find time to see a show, guided tours of the Opera House are available during the day, although these usually need to be booked in advance.
    • Visit Buda Castle Hill Funicular: This funicular, which first opened in 1870, is the second oldest funicular of its kind in the world. A system of weights and counterweights is used to help to raise the carriages up and down the hill. The funicular is the fastest way to get to the top of Castle Hill, and is exceedingly popular because of its panoramic views out across the Danube.
    • End your day at Fisherman’s Bastion: Although the Fisherman’s Bastion looks like a medieval monument, it was actually built in the early 20th century in a neo-Gothic style, specifically to act as a panoramic viewing platform across the Danube, Margaret Island and Pest.It is named after the Guild of Fishermen, which was responsible for defending that stretch of the city walls during the Middle Ages.The seven towers of the Bastion represent the seven Magyar tribes that helped to settle the Magyar people in the Carpathian Basin. Come at sunset to see a particularly beautiful view of the cit
    • Back to hotel and overnight stay in Budapest.

    DAY 6
    Fly Back

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Check-out and transfer to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport for flight back
    • Fly back with wonderful memories

    Top Attractions of Austria & Hungary Fast Tracking Tour Program Tour

    Fortress Hohensalzburg

    This amazing 11th-century castle overlooks Salzburg from a hill on the outskirts of the city. Fortress Hohensalzburg is a real eye-catcher high above the Baroque towers of the city. The castle remains a visible landmark to this day and is an unmistakable feature of Salzburgs world-famous skyline. From afar the mighty walls begin to reveal the history visitors experience at first hand within these sturdy defenses.

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