Afternoon & evening is free for you to shop. We will leave you at a Crystal factory outlet. Here you will find the best of Crystals made anywhere … fine Bohemian crystal and cut (etched) glass unmatched anywhere in the world.
The nicest thing is the down to earth and affordable prices. This is Czech shopping at its best and a delight forever to adorn your home.
Venturska Street, center of the vibrant musical life of the city; many palaces from the time of Empress Maria Theresa; the beautiful Slovak National Theatre and Slovak Philharmonic; the Primate’s Palace; and many other remarkable sites.
BRATISLAVA – BUDAPEST – 200 Kms / 2 hrs driving time (ID) Post tour drive to the beautiful Hungarian capital of Budapest…. impressive in its charm and comprising the twin cities of Buda and Pest situated on two sides of the River Danube. Check into hotel. Indian dinner. Budapest is bright at night with the Landmark buildings brilliantly lit up and a fascinating sight. The Pedestrian area as well and you must walk around to really feel the place.
A Hungarian evening awaits you tonight. Spend an enjoyable evening in a traditional restaurant in the hills of Buda. Marvelous views of the illuminated city. After an aperitif we swerve you a 3-course meal with wine accompanied by a varied folklore programe. An opportunity to dance…
We arrive Lake Bled by late afternoon. This small village town is cosy with beautiful warm local people. Enjoy a remarkably lovely view of the lake and its surroundings. Check into hotel. Balance day free to enjoy the lake front. In the evening your tour director will treat you to “cream cakes” a delicacy of Lake Bled. Dinner at hotel with entertainment by Slovenian accordionist especially for you.
Then proceed for a tour of the magnificent Hungarian Parliament building.
Parliament building : The building has nearly 700 rooms, is 268m long, 118m wide at its maximum and over 90m high at the top of the dome. The main entrance leads to a ceremonial staircase with ceiling frescoes by Károly Lotz. From here opens a 16-sided hall below the dome, used for official receptions and ceremonies. The MP’s debating chamber is in the south wing. The chamber of the former Upper House in the north wing is today used for conferences. All the interior rooms and passageways are ornamented in a rich neo-Gothic style.
Late afternoon cruise on river Danube will be provided today. You will then be able to appreciate what made Johan Strauss compose “Blue Danube” …. Probably the most popular composition.
Budapest is bright at night with the Landmark buildings brilliantly lit up and a fascinating sight. The Pedestrian area as well and you must walk around to really feel the place.
Then proceed to Otocac for overnight stay. Dinner at hotel.