Day 1: Arrival In Prague
Upon arrival at Prague airport, a driver will meet you and drive you to your centrally located hotel. Following check-in, venture out and begin discovering Prague’s highlights with a visit to the Old Town Square. Sat at the heart of the city’s historical centre, highlights include the Astronomical Clock, Tyn Church and a host of beautiful examples of Baroque & Gothic architecture.
Day 2: Private Walking Tour and Sightseeing Prague
This morning, a guide will meet you at your hotel and take you on a 3 hour private walking tour where you’ll trace the Royal Coronation Route covering highlights such as Charles Bridge, Prague’s Castle and the charming Little Quarter (Mala Strana). After your tour, your free to discover the Castle’s interior and palace and visit the Strahov Monastery with its world famous library and brewery. Later in the afternoon, take a walk to Letna, famous for its beautiful view of Prague and its thriving beer garden. You can either head back to your hotel or your beer guide can meet you in Letna for the beginning of your evening beer tour.
Day 3: Prague Sightseeing
Today you a free to explore Prague using the detailed itinerary we provided to you. In the morning we suggest taking a stroll around Mala Strana (Little Quarter) where you'll stumble across sights such as St Nicolas Church and John Lennon's Wall. In the afternoon use the directions to head towards the New Town, where you'll visit Wenceslas Square (Vaclavské Námestí). Here you'll find numerous restaurants, cafes, high street shops and some great beer stops too!
In the evening we suggest heading to the Žižkov’ neighbourhood where the unofficial currency is beer, which flows through its charmingly old school pubs as well as the new upstart trendy bars that are beginning to take seed there.
Day 4: Bus and Train Journey to Salzburg
This morning a private car will collect you from your hotel and transfer you to Prague's Central Bus Station where you will journey by bus to Linz. Here you will make a short change and finish your journey to Salzburg by train. Upon arrival at Salzburg's main station, take a local taxi to your centrally located hotel. In the afternoon, discover Salzburg's Altstadt (Old Town) with is myraid of grand squares, baroque architecture and musical history.
Day 5: Guided Walking Tour of Salzburg & Sightseeing
Salzburg is simply overwhelming in all the best ways. On your private guided walking tour you will discover its vibrant culture, history and how Salzburg become synonymous with classical music. You will see Mozart’s birthplace and hear his story, and see the site of the world’s most famous musical festival, which many visitors will recall from the Sound of Music.
In the afternoon, take the finicular to the Hohensalzburg Fortress and admire the breath-taking views of the surrounding Alpine Mountains. In the evening, take a stroll across Mönchsberg (Monk’s Mountain) and enjoy an evening of local beer tasting and Austrian cusiine in an Augustian Beer Hall, the largest of Austria's beer halls.
Day 6: Morning at leisure & train journey to Munich
If you are a Sound of Music fan then you'll enjoy the visit to Mirabell Palace this morning, where you are free to wander around its beautiful gardens which were made famous by the Do-Re-Mi song in the Sound Of Music. In the early afternoon, take a taxi to the main train station for your journey to Munich. Upon arrival, take a local taxi to your centraly located hotel and then venture out and visit Munich's famous beer hall, the Hofbräuhaus.
The Hofbräuhaus was founded as the Bavarian king’s royal brewery over 400 years ago. In the beer hall you and up to 1,300 other revelers will sit on long wooden benches, many of them over a hundred years old themselves.
Day 7: Guided Walking Tour of Historic Munich & Sightseeing
Today you'll explore historical Munich with a history that stretches back to the Middle Ages. Along the way you will encounter not only cathedrals, palaces, and winding cobblestone streets, but also modern architecture, bike lanes, and beautiful parks. In the afternoon you have free time to explore Munich. Perhaps you would like a stroll through one of Munich's most beautiful parks, the English Garden. You can also revisit Munich's Altstadt (Old Town) and see its famous City Hall and famous Glockenspiel clock tower.
Day 8: Day Trip to Neuschwanstein Castle
Today you'll take a day trip to Neuschwanstein Castle, the inspiration for the Disney Castles, numerous fairy tales, and countless dreamers. On this full day excursion, you will not only visit this amazing castle created by the eccentric (some say mad) Bavarian King Ludwig II, but also pick from a wide selection of optional activities including visiting the the charming Bavarian village of Oberammergau, hiking up an Alpine gorge, swimming in a near by lake and numerous other options. (Some activities may only be available in the summer months).
Day 9: Departure from Munich
Today you say goodbye to Munich and journey home. To reach the airport, you can book a self arranged taxi directly with your hotel.