Join Azamara Pursuit for 10 nights of cruising from Lisbon to Southampton! Then experience a 12 night rail and stay journey from London to Budapest!
Depart from either: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth
FARE TYPE: Economy Booking Classes Q/S
CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS/FEES: For further information refer to the Terms & Conditions located on our website.
Ideally located, the 5-star InterContinental Lisbon sits at the very heart of the city and offers warm refinement, contemporary design and expansive views of the Tagus river. With an emphasis on luxury and sophistication throughout, the hotel provides guests with quality service and first-class facilities.
This 12-night rail vacation is a great introduction to arguably Europe’s finest and most diverse cities and also works well as a pre-river cruise extension. See London and Amsterdam from all angles, then discover the history of Berlin which make it such a warm and attractive destination. Prague and Munich both offer unique experiences in many ways, whilst the beautiful city of Budapest is a fitting end to this fantastic rail adventure.
*Accommodation is in 3 star hotels or higher, with options to upgrade for a supplement. The specific hotel(s) will be advised at the time of booking.
DAY 1 – WELCOME TO LONDON
On arrival into this great city, make your way to your hotel for a 2-night stay. The countless restaurants in London’s West End make it a great place to enjoy your first evening of this amazing rail vacation. (Overnight London)
DAY 2 – LONDON
The 1-Day London Pass included gives you the best opportunity to enjoy all this great city has to offer. Use the Hop-on-Hop-off pass included to get around, and its recommended to get to the Shard between 10am -12:00 to avoid the queues up to The View from the Shard from where you’ll get the greatest view of the city. Shakespeare’s Globe theatre is nearby, as is the Tower of London, both of which are included in the London Pass. The countless restaurants in London’s West End mean it’s a great place to enjoy your final evening of this amazing rail holiday. (Overnight London) B
DAY 3 – LONDON TO AMSTERDAM
Venture under the English Channel on board a nonstop Eurostar train bound for Amsterdam. On arrival check-in to your hotel for a 2-night stay. (Overnight Amsterdam) B
DAY 4 – AMSTERDAM
Explorer one of the world’s greatest museums today with your fast track tickets to the Rijksmuseum. You also get to view the city from the best view point, aboard a Canal boat. Ann Franks house is a poignant visit and be sure to keep an eye out for the cyclists who dominate the city. (Overnight Amsterdam) B
DAY 5 – AMSTERDAM TO BERLIN
Cross Germany today on the comfortable IC train to Berlin. On arrival check in to your hotel, then perhaps take a wander to the impressive Reichstag and the iconic Brandenburg Gate for a great photo opportunity. (Overnight Berlin) B
DAY 6 – BERLIN
Today visit the fascinating DDR museum to get a better understanding of Berlins past, then perhaps soak up some of the world’s riches in the nearby Pergamon museum. Don’t forget to check out the infamous Checkpoint Charlie, whilst a trip up to Bernauer Strasse is highly recommended to get a true taste of what the Berlin Wall was. (Overnight Berlin) B
DAY 7 – PRAGUE
Take the direct train to Prague which passes through Dresden. Begin taking advantage of your Prague Card as soon as you arrive, which you can collect on your own from the Tourist Information Centre in Old Town. Steeped in history and with a wide variety of attractions, this not-so-hidden gem continues to impress visitors from all over the world. With free entry to the top attractions, such as Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, the Jewish Museum, Old Town Hall, and Petrin Observation Tower, it’s the best way to see the city. (Overnight Prague) B
DAY 8 – PRAGUE
Continue using your Prague Card to discover any must-visit points of interest such as the Schwarzenberg Palace. Relax with a drink and soak up the atmosphere on the old town square and an evening stroll over the Charles bridge is certainly a highlight. (Overnight in Prague) B
DAY 9 – PRAGUE TO MUNICH
Travel directly to Munich today, and on arrival check-in to your hotel then enjoy your evening. (Overnight Munich) B
DAY 10 - MUNICH
Enjoy all Germany's second city has to offer from the comfort of an open top bus. Munich is blessed with some fascinating architecture dating back to the times of Medieval Bavarian Kings, and this rich history is evident all around. The Town Hall with its famous Glockenspiel which re-enacts two stories from the 16th century is a must as is a wander through the gorgeous Englischer Garten. Enjoy the evening at the Hofbrauhaus or any other state-owned beer hall for a night of local beer, sausages and Lederhosen! (Overnight Munich) B
DAY 11 – MUNICH TO BUDAPEST
Today you’ll speed through southern Germany and Austria en-route to Budapest. On arrival check-in to your hotel for a 2-night stay (Overnight Budapest) B
DAY 12 - BUDAPEST
Make the most of your Hop-on-Hop-Off tickets today to get the best out of this beautiful city. A stop at Szechenyi baths is highly recommended to relax and unwind for an hour or 2. Make sure you don’t miss the change to enjoy the views from Budapest castle and the Fisherman’s Bastion, and you get the best photo opportunities of the wonderful parliament building from your 1hr river cruise included. Enjoy a hearty bowl of Goulash this evening in any of the city’s great restaurants and sample some of the local wine – which is highly recommended! (Overnight Budapest) B
DAY 13 – END OF TOUR
Check out of your hotel and continue with your travels. Feel free to speak to any of our Sales Consultants who will be able to assist you with your plans. B
MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER
Terms & Conditions: AU$250 per person non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.