UNESCO Imperial Heritage of Europe

Seabourn Journey

Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Dresden, Berlin, and Copenhagen are among Europe's most influential imperial capitals, great cities that shaped the intellectual, aesthetic and cultural character of Western civilization. Marvel at monuments of their past glories, taste the traditions that sustain them today and experience the vibrancy that drives them into the future.

Pre-Cruise | Post-Cruise

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Pre-Cruise Itinerary Overview

10 days, 9 nights

 

Day One:
After arrival in Budapest and hotel check-in, enjoy an afternoon tour of the city's Buda side including Buda Hill and the Buda Castle complex, Royal Palace, the Hapsburg Steps, gothic Matthias Church and more, ending atop Gellert Hill for a panoramic view. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight.
Meals: Dinner
Hotel: Sofitel Budapest

Day Two:
After breakfast, tour the eastern Pest side, including the City Park complex, Heroes Square, the huge St. Stephen's Basilica, the Hungarian State Opera House, Parliament Building and ending with a stroll in the Great Market Hall. Your afternoon is free with optional tours available, and dinner is on your own. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Sofitel Budapest

Day Three:
After breakfast, transfer by coach to Vienna for lunch and tour Vienna's historic highlights including the Parliament, Opera House, and City Hall. Visit a famous coffee house to learn about and taste Viennese specialty coffees and pastries. Then check in to your hotel and enjoy dinner on your own. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee tasing
Hotel: Sacher Hotel

Day Four:
After breakfast, the day is yours to explore Vienna, with a number of optional tours available including Schönbrunn Palace and strudel, wine tasting, culinary market tours and cooking classes. This evening, enjoy a rousing Heurige dinner with Austrian wines and music in a traditional Viennese tavern. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Sacher Hotel

Day Five:
After breakfast, transfer by coach to Prague for an afternoon tour of the Prague Castle complex including magnificent St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace's Vladislav Hall and the charming Golden Lane. Cross the Vitava River to Prague's well-preserved Old Town. Check in to your hotel and enjoy dinner on your own. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: InterContinental Hotel Prague

Day Six:
After breakfast, embark on an extended culinary and cultural tour in Prague's Old Town with tastings of both traditional and modern Czech cuisines, Czech beers, Moravian wines and local spirits. After a late-afternoon break, enjoy dinner with a folkloric show at a local restaurant. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: InterContinental Hotel Prague

Day Seven:
Depart after breakfast to Dresden for a tour of the old Altstadt including Zwinger Palace, Semper Opera, Theater Square, Procession of Princes, Frauenkirche and Bruhl Terrace. View the baroque beauty of Neustadt, the New Synagogue and the Transparent Manufactory in the Grand Garden. Enjoy lunch on your own before continuing to Berlin for check-in to your hotel and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: InterContinental Hotel Berlin

Day Eight:
After breakfast, tour the highlights of Berlin's history including the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, Reichstag Dome, Berlin Cathedral and Palace Square. In the afternoon, explore on your own or visit one of the city's many renowned museums. This evening enjoy dinner with your companions at a local restaurant. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: InterContinental Hotel Berlin

Day Nine:
After breakfast, transfer to Rostock for a two-hour Baltic ferry crossing to Gedser and continue to Copenhagen to check in to your centrally-located hotel. The evening is free for you to explore, or perhaps visit the famous Tivoli Gardens amusement park. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Marriott Cophenhagen

Day Ten:
After breakfast, the morning is free for you in Copenhagen, prior to checking out and departing to the Langelinie pier to embark on your Seabourn ship.
Meals: Breakfast

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Post-Cruise Journey Intinerary

10 days, 9 nights

 

Day One:
Disembark at Copenhagen in the morning and check in to your hotel. The rest of the day and evening are at leisure in Copenhagen. Perhaps visiting one of the city's famous museums and enjoying an evening in the world-famous Tivoli Gardens amusement complex.
Hotel: Marriott Copenhagen

Day Two:
After breakfast, transfer to the Baltic Ferry for a two-hour crossing to Rostock, Germany. Then continue to Berlin and check into your hotel. Afternoon and evening at leisure and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: InterContinental Hotel Berlin

Day Three:
After breakfast, tour the highlights of Berlin's history including the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, Reichstag Dome, Berlin Cathedral and Palace Square. In the afternoon, explore on your own or visit one of the city's many renowned museums. Tonight enjoy a dinner with your companions in a local restaurant. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: InterContinental Hotel Berlin

Day Four:
Depart after breakfast to Dresden for a tour of the old Altstadt including Zwinger Palace, Semper Opera, Theater Square, Procession of Princes, Frauenkirche and Bruhl Terrace. View the baroque beauty of Neustadt, the New Synagogue and the Transparent Manufactory in the Grand Garden. Enjoy lunch on your own before continuing to Prague for check-in to your hotel and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: InterContinental Hotel Prague

Day Five:
After breakfast, embark on an extended culinary and cultural tour in Prague's Old Town with tastings of both traditional and modern Czech cuisines, Czech beers, Moravian wines and local spirits. In the afternoon tour the Prague Castle complex including magnificent St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace's Vladislav Hall and the charming Golden Lane and cross the Vitava River to Prague's well-preserved Old Town. Tonight enjoy dinner with a folkloric show at a local restaurant. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: InterContinental Hotel Prague

Day Six:
After breakfast, transfer to Vienna and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Then take a panoramic tour of Vienna's historic highlights including the Parliament, Opera House, and City Hall. Visit a famous coffee house to learn about and taste Viennese specialty coffees and pastries. Check into your hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure in Vienna. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,  Coffee and pastries tasing
Hotel: Sacher Hotel

Day Seven:
After breakfast, the day is yours to explore Vienna, with a number of optional tours available including Schönbrunn Palace and strudel, wine tasting, culinary market tours and cooking classes. This evening, enjoy a rousing Heurige dinner with Austrian wines and music in a traditional Viennese tavern. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Sacher Hotel

Day Eight:
After breakfast, transfer to Budapest and check in to your hotel. After lunch on your own, enjoy an afternoon tour of the city's Buda side including Buda Hill and the Buda Castle complex, Royal Palace, the Hapsburg Steps, gothic Matthias Church and more, ending atop Gellert Hill for a panoramic view. Evening at leisure and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Sofitel Budapest

Day Nine:
After breakfast, tour the eastern Pest side, including the City Park complex, Heroes Square, the huge St. Stephen's Basilica, the Hungarian State Opera House, Parliament Building and ending with a stroll in the Great Market Hall. Your afternoon is free with optional tours available. Gather this evening for a farewell dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel:  Sofitel Budapest

Day Ten:
After breakfast, transfer to Budapest’s international airport for your homeward flight.

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