CRUISETOUR

Europe's Imperial Treasures – Tour 1A (20 Days)

Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Budapest, Hungary to Copenhagen, Denmark
Dates: 26 Jun 2018 - 15 Jul 2018

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ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
26 Jun 2018
Budapest, Hungary

Transfer to your hotel for check-in. This evening join your tour director and meet your fellow travelers for a welcome briefing at your hotel. Then enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)

DAY 2
27 Jun 2018
Budapest, Hungary

Following breakfast, a local guide explains the history and sights of the liveliest and most cosmopolitan metropolis of Eastern Europe. See elegant Andrássy Avenue, the Thermal Baths, and the world's second-largest Jewish Synagogue. From the lacy lookout towers of Fisherman's Bastion, enjoy a panoramic view of the sprawling city, home to more than one-fifth of the Hungarian population. Then, visit 13th-century Matthias Coronation Church and Heroes' Square. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)

DAY 3
28 Jun 2018
Budapest, Hungary
Vienna, Austria

After breakfast, depart Budapest and travel by coach to Vienna. Upon arrival, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Today's sightseeing takes you on the famous Ringstraße. Drive past the Parliament, the Opera House, Hofburg Palace, and City Hall en route to Schönbrunn Palace for a guided visit. Arrive at your hotel late afternoon for check-in. After dinner on your own, tonight's highlight is a classical concert celebrating the music that made Vienna famous. (B,L)

DAY 4
29 Jun 2018
Vienna, Austria

Enjoy a free day in Vienna. You may choose to join our optional excursion to Vienna Woods or spend the day on your own exploring some of the city's highlights. We'd suggest the world-class Fine Arts Museum, Treasury, Habsburg Burial Vault, Spanish Riding School, or the Composers' Cemetery, just to name a few! (B)

DAY 5
30 Jun 2018
Vienna, Austria
Altenburg, Austria
Rosenburg, Austria
Prague, Czech Republic

Depart Vienna and drive to Altenburg, the site of an ancient medieval abbey. Continue to historic Rosenburg Castle where you learn about the ancient art of falconry. Enjoy lunch in the town of Rosenburg before continuing to Prague. (B,L)

DAY 6
01 Jul 2018
Prague, Czech Republic

Morning sightseeing with a local guide reveals why Prague is considered one of Europe's most attractive capitals. See 1,000-year-old Hradčany Castle Grounds, the former residence of Bohemian kings; St. Vitus Cathedral; the Old Town; the Jewish ghetto; and the Astronomical Clock, once the envy of all Europe. (B)

DAY 7
02 Jul 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
Dresden, Germany
Berlin, Germany

Drive north into the area that used to belong to the 'other part' of Germany. Stop in Dresden, the former capital of Saxony. Badly damaged by Allied bombing in February 1945, the city has since been restored to its Baroque splendor. Have lunch and relax with some free time before a city orientation where you'll love the architecture of the Zwinger Palace and Semper Opera. Continue on to Berlin with a late afternoon arrival. (B,L)

DAY 8
03 Jul 2018
Berlin, Germany

Sightseeing with a local guide in the once-divided metropolis includes the Ku'damm, the restored Reichstag, monumental Brandenburg Gate, Charlottenburg Palace, the 210-foot Victory Column in the vast Tiergarten Park, and a visit to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Drive along Unter den Linden Boulevard, pass the German State Opera House and, of course, stop for pictures at Checkpoint Charlie. The afternoon is free and an optional excursion to historic Potsdam is available. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner at one of Berlin's fine restaurants. (B,D)

DAY 9
04 Jul 2018
Berlin, Germany
Rostock, Germany
Gedser, Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark
6:00 PM

After breakfast, drive north to Rostock for the two-hour ferry crossing to Gedser. Upon arrival in Copenhagen transfer to your ship for a late afternoon embarkation. (B)

DAY 10
05 Jul 2018
Oslo, Norway
10:00 AM 11:00 PM
DAY 11
06 Jul 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 12
07 Jul 2018
Warnemünde, Germany
7:00 AM 9:00 PM
DAY 13
08 Jul 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 14
09 Jul 2018
Tallinn, Estonia
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 15
10 Jul 2018
St. Petersburg, Russia
6:30 AM
DAY 16
11 Jul 2018
St. Petersburg, Russia
6:00 PM
DAY 17
12 Jul 2018
Helsinki, Finland
7:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 18
13 Jul 2018
Nynäshamn, Sweden
7:00 AM 2:00 PM
DAY 19
14 Jul 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 20
15 Jul 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark
5:00 AM
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Shore Excursions

Budapest, Hungary - 26 Jun 2018

Budapest, Hungary - 27 Jun 2018

Budapest, Hungary - 28 Jun 2018

Vienna, Austria - 28 Jun 2018

Vienna, Austria - 29 Jun 2018

Vienna, Austria - 30 Jun 2018

Prague, Czech Republic - 30 Jun 2018

Prague, Czech Republic - 01 Jul 2018

Prague, Czech Republic - 02 Jul 2018

Dresden, Germany - 02 Jul 2018

Berlin, Germany - 02 Jul 2018

Berlin, Germany - 03 Jul 2018

Berlin, Germany - 04 Jul 2018

Rostock, Germany - 04 Jul 2018

Copenhagen, Denmark - 04 Jul 2018

Oslo, Norway - 05 Jul 2018

Warnemünde, Germany - 07 Jul 2018

Tallinn, Estonia - 09 Jul 2018

St. Petersburg, Russia - 11 Jul 2018

Helsinki, Finland - 12 Jul 2018

Copenhagen, Denmark - 15 Jul 2018

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