Thursday, 6 october 2016

Treasures of South-Bohemia

Linz, Ceske Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Hluboka
Travel on board of the Experience Train and explore one of the most visited regions of the Czech Republic. The picturesque environment, the legendary castles, the cosy old towns and, of course, the tasty Czech beers help you to earn unforgettable experiences.

06-09. October, 2016
(4 days/3nights)

During the four-day tour the guests of the Experience Train could explore the most remarkable sights of Linz, Ceske Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Hluboka and Holasovice with Hungarian guides. Our passengers could travel on different classes, besides, the restaurant and bar cars make your comfort complete.


1st day, 06th of October 2016
Departure of the Experience Train from Budapest-Nyugati railway station at the early morning hours to the South part of the Czech Republic, to Ceske Budejovice. On our way we make a short pause in Linz, which has got the third position in the population of Austrian cities, where free time and optional programs are available.
A) Sightseeing in Linz: (approximately 2 hours, min 40 persons):  USD 11/person (3.000 Ft), (tickets are not included)
Get acquainted with the cultural and historical sights of Linz.
Our train arrives to Ceske Budejovice at the evening. The beautiful city acquires its gorgeous buildings and its one-time wealth when it is got the royal city title. Ceske Budejovice is one of the biggest settlements of the south Czech Republic, which was able to preserve its small town mood with all of charm together. After the arrival of our train, bus transfers to the accommodations.

2nd day, 7th of October 2016
Breakfast at the hotel. At morning walking tour will be in the city centre, when we visit the most important sights: Main Square, Samson Fountain, Black Tower, Saint Nicolas church, Holy Virgin church, Iron Maiden tower. The program evokes the figure of Svejk, who is known from the literature, whereas,  the fans of Czech beer culture cold take a tour to the world-wide known Budweiser, whose famous beer is manufactured here. The last station of our walking tour will be the brewery, where we learn about the beer production and we take part on the beer tasting.
Free time and optional program at afternoon
B) Hluboka USD 24 /person  (6.500 Ft)
Visit of the unrivalled beautiful condition preserved Hluboka castle and walking tour in the town (a half-day tour). The castle was built in the 13th century, but the Schwarzenberg family reconstructed in Neo-Gothic style, according to the design of the Windsor Castle. In the castle splendid porcelains, paintings, furniture can be found.

3rd day, 8th of October 2016
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time or optional program:
C) Cesky Krumlov: USD 22 / person  (6.000 Ft)
Full day excursion with bus to the picturesque town, Cesky Krumlov, which keeps count of the part of UNESCO World Heritage. Wonderful civil houses, romantic alleys, baroque castle theatre, inns, cafes can be found on the bank of the meandering river Vltava and in the archaic atmosphere town. After arrival the participants take part in a walking tour with guide and enter  the castle (tour No. 1.) and free time.
D) Cesky Krumlov and Holasovice: USD 26 / person  (7.000 Ft)
Full day excursion with bus to Holasovice (peasant baroque style farms), which is also part of the UNESCO World Heritage, then a walking tour with guide in Cesky Krumlov. Entering the castle ( tour No. 1.) and free time. Departing to Ceske Budejovice at late afternoon.

4th day, 9th of October 2016
Breakfast at the hotels, transfer to the railway station. Travel with Experience Train back to Budapest. On the board social program, restaurant car, party car are available.

Tickets (price/person)

 2nd Class, double room in 4-star hotel:  USD 238 (64.900 Ft)
 Single bed surcharge: USD 73 (20.000 Ft)
 Pullman Club Class surcharge:  
 USD 73 (20.000 Ft)
 Half-Board surcharge:
 USD 62 (17.000 Ft)

The price includes the following: travel with special train on 2nd class, 3 night accommodation in 4 star hotel with breakfast, transfers, guiding on Hungarian language, walking tour with beer tasting in Ceske Budejovice.
The price does not include the following: personal expenditures, optional programs, other meals which are not in the above description, Pullman Club surcharge, half board surcharge, illness and luggage insurance, cancellation insurance

Payments will be accepted in Hungarian Forints.

Tickets are available:

MÁV Nosztalgia Ticket Office - Nyugati salespoint
H-1067 Budapest, Teréz krt. 55.
Nyugati Railway Station next to platform 10.

Phone: (+36 1) 269-5242

Opening hours:

Monday: 11 am.- 7 pm.   
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm.   
Friday: 9 am. - 15:30   
Saturday, Sunday: closed

Licence number: R-00784/1993/2000

Schedule (proposed)

Budapest - Tatabánya - Győr - Linz - Ceske Budejovice (2016.10.06)
Departure: 06:05 Budapest-Nyugati
Departure: 06:47 Kelenföld
Departure: 07:34 Tatabánya
Departure: 08:22 Győr
Arrival: 12:05 Linz
Departure: 16:25 Linz
Arrival: 19:10 Ceske Budejovice
Ceske Budejovice - Győr - Tatabánya - Budapest (2016.10.09)

Departure: 08:30 Ceske Budejovice
Arrival: 15:24 Győr
Arrival: 16:09 Tatabánya
Arrival: 16:50 Kelenföld
Arrival: 17:39 Budapest-Nyugati

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