National Geographic Journeys

Explore Central Europe

  • Duration 9 Days | Berlin to Budapest
  • Group Size Small Group
  • From $2,849 AUD
Call 1300 363 742

Trip Overview

Home to some of the world’s most celebrated cultural touchstones, Central Europe was built for exploration. This nine-day adventure crosses four countries and makes stops in four of Europe's most fascinating cities — Berlin, Vienna, Prague, and Budapest. From the Brandenburg Gate to Prague’s Charles Bridge, from a 16th-century market in Vienna to a walking tour of the Berlin Wall with a local historian, step into the past — and enjoy every minute in the present.

Trip Highlights

Explore sections of the Berlin Wall, Explore Prague's old town, Taste the world-famous Sacher Torte in Vienna, Visit the bustling market with a foodie-guide.

Itinerary - 9 Days

Day 1 Berlin

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Berlin (1B)

Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO before exploring sections of the Berlin Wall with a local historian and delving deeper into its political and social history. Opt to take a river tour or visit galleries and museums with free time.

Day 3 Berlin/Prague (1B)

Head to the capital of the Czech Republic by train. Enjoy a guided tour of the old town, including the Jewish Quarter, astronomical clock, Charles Bridge, and Wenceslas Square.

Day 4 Prague (1B)

The day is free to explore. Wander the quarters to shop or relax at a local café. Opt to visit Prague Castle, museums, and galleries. For a truly local experience, join a beer tour and explore the world beyond pilsners. Pre-book the Czech Craft Beer & Food Tasting Tour on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour.

Day 5 Prague/Ceský Krumlov (1B)

Travel to the charming town of Ceský Krumlov. Opt to visit the castle.

Day 6 Ceský Krumlov/Vienna (1B)

Drive across the border into Austria, where we take an orientation walk with the CEO. Visit the historic Hotel Sacher and taste the world-famous Sacher Torte. Enjoy free time this evening to visit the opera house or simply enjoy a walk around the city.

Day 7 Vienna (1B)

This morning, visit the famed Naschmarkt with a culinary expert, exploring the stalls and lanes to sample some of Vienna's finest treats. This afternoon is free to wander the elegant streets. Take in some of Europe's most distinguished art galleries, visit the stunning Lipizzaner horses of the renowned Vienna Riding School, experience mass with the Vienna Boys Choir, or settle into a café and order a slice of mouthwatering Viennese cake.

Day 8 Vienna/Budapest (1B)

Catch a train to our last stop, Budapest. Head out for an orientation walk, then visit a G Adventures-supported café whose proceeds assist Hungarians living with a disability. With some free time, opt to "take the waters" at a thermal bathhouse or visit the stunning castle. To gain deeper insight on local history, opt for a guided walk. Pre-book the "Budapest History Walking Tour" on the checkout page to include this optional activity.

Day 9 Budapest (1B)

Depart at any time.

Explore Central Europe

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