Visit these three cultural capitals, charming historic cities and interesting monuments in the geographical heart of Europe! Discover the golden city of Prague, the ancient capital of Bohemia. Spend some time in Vienna, one of Europe's most elegant and historic cities. Walk along the lively streets and squares that Budapest is known for. Enjoy some outstanding cultural performances in each of these cities and return with unforgettable memories.
Vienna is a unique city, combining its imperial past with its edgy present effortlessly.Its elegant architecture includes imperial palaces, baroque interiors, beautiful squares and its centerpiece, the Hofburg, where the Habsburg family lived and ruled its empire.
Vienna is renowned for its music and culture. It is the city of Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, Strauss, Brahms, Mahler and Schonberg. It is a traditional city where you can also find contemporary art in the city's Museumquartier. The mix of traditional and contemporary is also evident in its cafes and restaurants where you can find everything from Schnitzel and apple strudel to Austro-Asian fusion dishes.
Vienna is also a city known for its wonderful green spaces with its expanse of trees in the Vienna Woods and the Blue Danube flowing through just east of the city centre.
This beautiful baroque city is surrounded by mountains and crowned by its imposing Fortress the Hohensalzburg, The Salzach River runs through the city. It is the home of the Salzburg Festival which regularly features the symphonies of its most famous native, Mozart. Walking through the old town, a UNESCO world heritage site, is like strolling through a storybook. This is the city of the Mozart and the Von Trapp family and the Sound of Music.
The lively city of Munich offers so much variety to please every taste. Beer and oompah-pah music in the Hofbrauhaus beer garden, the world class Pinakothek art gallery, shopping from at trendy boutiques or the space age BMW world, all this and more you can find in Munich. You can sit at one of the many cafes in the main square the Marienplatz and watch the street entertainers. You can watch the fascinating glockenspiel chimes at noon at the Rathaus, or city hall. You can join the locals at the English garden where the Munchners enjoy sunbathing, rowing, cycling and other out door entertainment.
Prague is a stunning blend of Gothic, Renaissance, baroque neoclassical, art nouveau and cubist architecture. It is a city known for its spires that accent the skyline and from where you can appreciate great views.
IN 1992 the historical centre of Prague was included in the list of Unesco World Heritage sites. It is home to many famous attractions which have survived violent episodes in history. These attractions include; Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, the Jewish Quarter, the Lennon Wall, and Petrin hill.
In Prague you will find more than ten major museums, along with countless theatres, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits. You will also find a very cosmopolitan atmosphere in this lively bars, beer gardens and music clubs. With its excellent public-transport system, all this is easy to explore.
Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, straddles the Danube River. The city boasts an extensive area listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. This includes the view of the embankments of the Romantic Danube and the Buda Castle district the ancient town housing some of the most important monuments in the country including Andrassy Avenue, Hero's Square, the Millennium underground railway, and any more. Budapest is also the city of Spas with its 80 geothermal springs and world's largest thermal water cave system. Its magnificent parliament building is the third largest in the world.
The city's parks, museums, boats on the Danube make it a lively city by day. Its great night life, wonderful food and wine make it a great city for fun at night as well.