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ITALY / AUSTRIA / HUNGARY

Enchanting Cities of Europe: Budapest to Venice

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Road Scholar
Program #21620RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
The exotic splendor of Budapest, the music of Vienna, the imposing castles of the Bavarian Alps, the incomparable history and culture of Venice — experience it all on a classic journey by train and coach through the heart of Europe. Learn about the dynasties that ruled these areas and the cultural legacies they left behind in their palaces, cathedrals, monuments and works of art that continue to be some of the finest in the history of mankind.


Highlights

• In Vienna, discover Schönbrunn Palace, the magnificent summer residence of the Habsburgs.
• Journey through the breathtaking Bavarian Alps for a field trip to the world-famous Linderhof Castle, one of the three fairytale castles built by King Ludwig II.
• Delight in the city lights of Budapest as you float along the Danube during an evening boat excursion.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day, mostly on cobblestone city streets. Unavoidable stairs and uphill paths in the Bavarian Alps.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Budapest (Hungary), 3 nights; train to Vienna (Austria), 2 nights; coach to Innsbruck, 3 nights; train to Venice (Italy), 2 nights; departure.

Date Notes
9/21/2014
This departure visits the Neuschwanstein Castle instead of the Linderhof Castle.

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Included
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10 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
2 Performances

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4.6
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