European Treasures

A world of wonder awaits on your 9 day tour from Venice to Budapest. Visit majestic Basilica of San Marco, Plitvice National Park & take a tour of Budapest.

9 Day
From (AUD)
$ 4,795
  • 2018 Venice > Budapest

    Tour Code:

    OMIH

    Duration:

    9 Days

    Departure City:

    Venice

    Return City:

    Budapest

  • 9 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Venice

      A world of wonder awaits you. Start your journey with a two night Special Stay in Venice.
      Tonight join your fellow guests for a welcome drink with your Tour Director.

    • Day 2 - Venice

      Appreciate the wealth and power that pervaded this maritime city state in times past during your walking tour of the city. Enjoy the bustling cafés in the square, see the spectacular Doge’s Palace and visit majestic Basilica of San Marco. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure.

      Enrich

      Ensconced in the romance of this city, enjoy a gondola ride and glide under ancient bridges amongst magnificently beautiful canals. Marvel at the colourful Grand Canal, explore the winding canals past ancient mansions and public buildings. Following your gondola ride enjoy a sumptuous dinner at a local restaurant.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Venice > Bled

      As you leave Italy behind you’ll journey to Slovenia and visit its greatest tourist site – the Karst Caves at Postojna. Your next stop is Bled, where you’ll enjoy two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Lake Bled

      Start your day at Lake Bled, one of Europe’s most picturesque and iconic settings, formed after a glacier retreat and overlooked by the famous Bled Castle. This Alpine lake with the only island in Slovenia has been a world-renowned paradise for centuries, impressing travellers with its natural beauty, wealth of legend, and special powers to restore well-being.

      Enrich

      Step back in time and take a traditional Pletna boat to the beautiful island sitting in the middle of Lake Bled. You’ll get to visit the historic Church of St Mary with its famous wishing well, and you can even ring the bell for good luck.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 5 - Bled > Ljubljana > Zagreb

      Start your day with a guided tour of Ljubljana, seeing the National Museum, Franciscan Church and St. Nicholas Cathedral.
      Then, journey to Zagreb, and take in the sights of the city, whose most noteworthy buildings were constructed during Croatia’s golden age in the 19th century. Enjoy the architecture of the Archbishop’s Palace, Opera House, Cathedral and St Mark’s Church. Two night Special Stay in Zagreb.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 6 - Zagreb > Plitvice National Park > Zagreb

      Travel to Plitvice National Park, and take the opportunity to wander meandering pathways that pass emerald green lakes, stepped and linked by magnificent waterfalls. Like a dream created in front of you, you will be amazed by the unspoiled beauty of this World Heritage-listed national park.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Zagreb > Budapest

      This morning journey to your final destination, majestic Budapest. For over a thousand years a unique language and folklore have thrived Hungary. The capital city, Budapest, is known as “the Pearl of the Danube” and has been declared the World Heritage-listed site due to its incomparable cityscape. Enjoy two night stay in Budapest.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Budapest

      Budapest is one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities. This morning take a guided city tour and discover the highlights of this amazing city. The river Danube cuts through the heart of Budapest, separating the historic hills of Buda with the more bustling boulevards of Pest. You’ll have an opportunity to discover city’s many historic sites, such as The Hero’s Square situated in front of the City Park featuring the millennial monument. Marvel at this charming city’s many elegant buildings, grandiose sights from the prestigious splendid parliament house, unanimously crowned the most beautiful legislature in Europe, to the Chain Bridge, a miracle of engineering. The Chain Bridge was the first permanent stone-bridge connecting Pest and Buda, and it is still one of the most iconic structures of Budapest.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 9 - Budapest

      Depart after breakfast.
      It’s the end of your tour, but the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • The intimacy of small group fully escorted touring
    • 2 memorable Special Stays
    • 2 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • Explore nature at its most spectacular at Plitvice
    • National Park
    • 12 meals – 8 breakfasts and 4 dinners