Venice to Budapest Express
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For culture fanatics looking for something off the beaten path, try this beautiful little trip through some unique parts of Europe on for size. En route to Budapest well journey through Slovenia, known for its gorgeous scenery and outdoor activities. Then its on to Salzburg, Austria, home of Mozart and the "The Sound of Music." Onwards to Vienna and Budapest to tour cities where modern urbanity meets Old World charm. Now that weve connected Italy with Slovenia and Austria with Budapest, theres no reason you should miss out on any of these epic experiences.

  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 145234
  • Starts: Venice, Italy
  • Finishes: Budapest, Hungary
You will Visit
  • Venice
  • Budapest



Day 1: Venice

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting


Day 2: Venice/Bled (1B)

Journey by bus into Slovenia, stopping in the capital city of Ljubljana. Enjoy the eastern charm of the city before continuing on to the lakeside town of Bled.

Take a CEO-led orientation walk before separating to explore the charming hamlet.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Local bus (4.50-5.00 hours)
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))


Day 3: Bled (1B)

Most activities centre around Bled or depart from Bled to go into the Bohinj area. Your CEO can help you book whatever suits you best.


Day 4: Bled/Salzburg (1B)

With time in the afternoon, start exploring. Spend time in the UNESCO-listed Old Town or visiting the nearby salt mines. The birthplace of Mozart has enough of history and charm to keep you busy for weeks.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Train (2.50-3.00 hours)


Day 5: Salzburg/Vienna (1B)

Enjoy a free morning to explore a little more. Opt to take a Sound of Music tour, stopping at famous venues tied to the movie. Even if you aren't a fan, the tour heads out to different venues from the movie showing off the best of Salzburg and the surrounding area.

In late afternoon, travel to the capital city of Vienna. Take a short orientation walk before heading out for an optional dinner in the 'City of Music'.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk
Magdas Hotel Stay

Train (2.50-3.00 hours)


Day 6: Vienna (1B)

Try some local delicacies like schnitzel, apple strudel or the Sachertorte. Take some time to enjoy a coffee in coffeehouses unique to Vienna.

Included Activities:
Magdas Hotel Stay


Day 7: Vienna/Budapest (1B)

Journey by train to Budapest, the 'Pearl of the Danube'. The city, split into Buda and Pest by the river, retains its eastern charm with Buda Castle and Turkish-style thermal baths.

Depending on arrival time, opt to visit some city sights, soak in one of the famous baths or sign up for a city tour by bike.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Train (3.00 hour(s))


Day 8: Budapest (1B)

We highly recommend booking post-tour accommodation to full experience this charming city.

    • CEO-led orientation walks in Bled, Salzburg, Vienna, and Budapest
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Standard hotels (7 nts)
    • 7 breakfasts
    • Train, van, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Revel in the dramatic scenery of Slovenia
  • Explore the charming streets of Salzburg
  • Discover big highlights and hidden gems in just one week.