Boarding the luxury coach in Frankfurt, get ready to enjoy an exhilarating ride through some classic German countryside while we drive to the Czech Republic. By evening, we will arrive in Prague, one of Europe’s most ornamental cities, which will mark the start of this tour. Get charged for the next day while you dine on a luxurious dinner and retire for the night at the hotel.
Hotel: 3* in or outside Prague City
We start exploring Prague by an amazing walk along the Royal Route, following the traditional coronation path of the kings and queens of old Bohemia. We will begin from the top of Castle Hill in the Hradcany district, famous for its views over the red-roofed old city, and then we will tour the Prague Castle which has been the historic seat of Bohemia royalty since the 9th century. We then head to the magnificent gothic St. Vitus Cathedral and the Old Royal Palace, and along Golden Lane, an ancient thoroughfare lined with some wonderful traditional buildings.
Walk across the Charles Bridge, which arches elegantly over the Vltava River, and leads to the winding alleys to the Old Town Square, where you can see the City Hall and one of Prague’s most well-known sights, the Astronomical Clock. After a sumptuous lunch in the square, we will head to the Slovakian capital, Bratislava; passing through the magnificent Bratislava Castle and St. Martin´s Cathedral.
Hotel: 3* in or outside Bratislava
Today is the day we explore Hungary. Its capital, Budapest, also known as the Pearl of the Danube, is top on our exploration list. Opting for a cruise on the river is highly recommended to see the best venues of the city. Next, you will have a relaxing lunch at Buda Palace, after which you will see exhibitions in the Budapest History Museum and Hungarian National Gallery.
Now it is time for the cultural and historic tour in which you will get to see both sides of the city. On the “Buda” side of the Danube you get to see the towered terrace of Fisherman’s Bastion, the medieval Matthias Church and a walk up to the summit of Gellért Hill for exceptional views. In “Pest”, you will see the Heroes’ Square and Hungary's dramatic riverside Parliament Building. You have the evening to yourself so that you can savour some traditional dishes of this region like goose liver, goulash, duck leg and local wine. Top that with some Hungarian folkdance and music! What a night in “Buda” - “Pest”!
Hotel: 3* in or outside Budapest
Relax as we drive you to Vienna. Here you can explore magnificent palaces, prominent churches and admired art museums. We begin with the city’s most popular attraction, the Schönbrunn Palace. This Palace has been the residence of the Habsburg dynasty; rulers of Europe and the Church for many decades. We will have lunch before driving you to see some stately structures like the City Hall, the Austrian Parliament, the Hofburg Palace and Heroes’ Square. We will also get to see the statue of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the Wiener Staatsoper (opera house). Next we will visit St. Stephen's Cathedral, followed by a stroll in Stadtpark, which features world famous structures including the gilded bronze statue of Johann Strauss II. Add glamour to your evening by opting for Viennese waltz concert, for an unmatched experience of hearing the music of Mozart and Strauss!
Hotel: 3* in or outside Vienna
Departing from Vienna, we head to Salzburg. The city’s beautiful historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is characterized by numerous ornate buildings, and is one of the most striking places in Europe. Being both the birthplace of Mozart, and “Old Town” Salzburg, it is famous for its musical heritage. Also get a chance to see the house of Mozart after which you can explore the city at your leisure. Grab some lunch at a local restaurant before we head to Munich.
Hotel: 3* in or outside Munich
Today we head for the World’s most famous Mountain ranges - the Swiss Alps. The first stop for the day is Engelberg the stunning Swiss resort. We will have an opportunity to board a cable car that will carry us to the peak of the impressive and permanently snow covered Mount Titlis. We will reach the summit in 3 stages. We’ll ascend the last stage by the world’s first revolving gondola, the Titlis Rotair; that offers an outstanding 360 degree view of the valleys, glaciers, lakes and forests below. Get ready with our cameras to click pictures of some of the most panoramic scenery we will ever see as we reach the summit. The sun terrace is also the perfect backdrop to some amazing pictures. We can also explore the 150-metre ice cavern through the core of a glacier. We will also enjoy stunning views of Mt. Titlis as we walk across Europe's highest suspension bridge.
Our next stop, Lucerne is a picturesque city of bridges and towers. Stroll through the delightful streets, and appreciate the famous Lion Monument, described as “the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world” by Mark Twain. Shop for some souvenirs here, like Swiss watches and fine chocolates, before we retire for the night in Zurich.
Hotel: 3* in or outside Zurich
We start today’s day with Zurich, a leading global financial centre. Take amazing pictures at the picturesque Lake Zurich, before we drive to Rhine Falls, which is Europe's largest waterfall.
It is now time to explore the Black Forest! The renowned mountain range is famous for its spine-chilling folklore and legendary tales. Stroll along the banks of Lake Titisee, and you can stop at one of the many lakeside cafés to enjoy some of the region's best Black Forest cherry gateaux.
Don’t forget to pick up the “Cuckoo clocks” that are made exclusively in Titisee. These make for a perfect souvenir! Then we will head back to Frankfurt, where the Blue line Tour ends.
If you only opted for the Blue Line tour, your exhilarating journey ends here, for others it is another night in this amazing city before they board the Red Line tour the next day.
Hotel: 3* in or outside Frankfurt (optional)
Departure and Return Details
08:30 AM Frankfurt Central Station, Am Hauptbahnhof, 60329 Frankfurt am Main- Main Entrance(Red& Blue Line Monday)