Karlovy Vary is a romantic and enchanting town that is world famous for its mineral springs and historic Spa Resorts and Colonnades’. Since the 18th century, the rich and famous have flocked here to take the waters. People suffering from indigestion problems came to Karlovy Vary to drink the soothing warm mineral water.
2 nights stay in Quisisana Palace (or similar hotel) is an ornate Baroque Revival-style palace dating from the 1880s. This grand hote l Mlýnská kolonáda (Mill Colonade) hot springs.
Karlovy Vary Golf Course was established at its current site in 1933 and boasts the largest club membership in the Czech Republic. It is a traditional parkland layout, with mature deciduous and evergreen trees and the Ore Mountains as a backdrop. It is located 5kms from Karlovy Vary in natural undulating land. It is rated no 3 In the Czech Republic.
Afternoon walking tour from Prague Castle to BoHo Hotel, tour ends at BoHo Hotel. (Sightseeing: includes The Old Town, Clock, Vrtba Garden, Prague Castle, Lubkoicz Palace and Charles Bridge.)
2 nights stay in The BoHo Hotel (or similar hotel) is a boutique hotel located in a former art deco post office that has been given a modern makeover. The Old Town of Prague is a pleasant 5-minute stroll away. The hotel belongs to the Small Luxury Hotels of the World Group. In the evening, we enjoy a luxury dinner cruise on the Vitava River and admire the Prague skyline at night.
Karlstejn Golf Resort is a renowned 27-hole golf course with the romantic backdrop of the majestic Karlstejn Castle, all set in a rolling landscape of forests and limestone rocks. It was designed by Canadian architects Les Furber and Jim Eremko, who were famous for designing Valderama in Spain.
Afternoon: May have time to visit the village of Karlstejn and admire Karlstejn Castle, one of the most famous historic sites in the country.
Karlstejn Castle was built by Charles IV as a royal treasury. It was the place where the crown jewels of the Holy Roman Empire were kept, and later, the crown of St Wenceslas as well. The treasure was to be found under the chapel of the Holy Cross, the most beautiful part of the castle. The history of the castle is comprised of both fact and fiction, myth and fantasy.
Adamstal is one of the most spectacular golf courses in Europe. The terrific design and immaculate maintenance mean it is one of the finest courses. Golfers can choose between the 18-hole Championship Course and the 9-hole Wallerbach Course. The course designer (Jeff Howes) has successfully integrated ditches and terraces, forest glades and rocks into the wonderful landscape. The foothills of the Alps naturally determine the shape and rhythm of the fairways and greens. It is the number One course in Austria and one of the most popular in Europe.
Accommodation: one night at on-course accommodation at Adamstal.
Hotel Beethoven is located in a quiet side street 100 m from the Naschmarkt Open-Air Market and the Theater an der Wien in Vienna's 6th district, just a 5- minute walk from the Ringstraße Boulevard and Vienna's centre. Hotel Beethoven is an elegant, 5-floor building, which was built in 1902 in a Neo- Renaissance style. It is opposite the Theatre an der Wien's famous Papageno Gate. A classic concert including a glass of champagne is offered free of charge to the guests, either on Saturday or on Sunday from 18:00. The State Opera, the Musikverein Concert Hall, the Museum Quarter, and the Karlsplatz Underground Station are only a 2-minute walk away. Suggestion: 24-hour Vienna City Card: includes Hop On Hop Off bus, guided night tour, guided city walk.
Most of the city’s famous sights are close to the city centre. Explore the heart of Vienna: Stephandson, the Museum quarter, Kunsthistorisches Museum and Shloss Belvedere, the boutiques and coffee shops.
Optional In the evening dinner at the 5-star historical Bristol Lounge Restaurant followed by a concert by the Vienna Mozart Orchestra at Musikverein Golden Hall.
On the way we visit the palace and gardens of Schonbrunn Palace. Drive out to the pretty renaissance town of Melk and tour the town and the grand Benedictine Abbey. We hop on a boat and meander our way down the Danube to Durnsteins, a perfectly preserved medieval town.
Tour of Melk Abbey commences (1-hour duration) - guided tour of Imperial rooms, Marble Hall and library. Tour ends at church. Also visit the baroque garden, abbey park and newly restored Northern Bastion, without guide.
On our 3-hour guided tour we will visit the Bratislava Castle, the Presidential Palace, the Medieval Town Hall, the Cathedral of St. Martin, the Michael's Gate, the Opera House, and palaces where famous musicians played.
Hotel Moments Budapest offers stylish rooms, wellness facilities and an on- site restaurant. The hotel is located on the iconic Andrássy Avenue of Budapest. The State Opera House is 200 m from the property.
Sightseeing tour of Budapest including the Great Synagogue the Liberty Square and the gorgeous Hungarian Parliament. We continue our trip to the Royal Castle District crossing the famous Chain Bridge and visit the charming Royal Castle with its magical atmosphere,
Matthias Church with its beautiful frescos, and the Fisherman's Bastion. Then we enjoy the best panorama from the top of Gellért Hill, Central Market Hall, Heroes Square and the Opera House.
Zala Springs Golf Course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr and provides all levels of players just the right combination of challenge, beauty and fun. It is located in the charming village of Zalacsány. The gracious 18-hole championship golf course has been beautifully laid out across the resort, bringing together the clubhouse, nature reserves and lakes to guarantee a great game of golf with breath- taking views. It is rated number 1 in Hungary.
The fully reconstructed Batthyány Mansion and Golf Resort reopened its doors on 1 April 2014. The Mansion has a direct footpath connection with the Batthyány Castle. The 10-acre landscaped park has a miniature golf course.
Dinner at Batthyany mansion - included
We stroll the cobbled alley ways of the old town of Ljubljana, explore the upmarket shops and have lunch in one of the swanky cafés that line the squares.
After lunch optional visit the Ljubljana castle and then continue 35 minutes to Royal Bled.
Accommodation: 3 nights at Royal Bled, Kings House Lake Room
The Kings House has recently been restored to its original grandeur and the refined interiors, open fires and comfortable furniture create a unique and familiar atmosphere that encourages guests to linger, relax and enjoy the surroundings. The house has wonderful views across the golf course and the Julian Alps. Lake Bled can be reached in 2 km.
The Championship King Course, dates back to 1937 and claims to be the most beautiful course in Europe. It reopened in 2017 after an extensive renovation that saw dramatic changes made to its original layout and length. It provides perfectly manicured surfaces and breath-taking views of mountains and across to famous Bled Castle. It is rated Number 1 in Slovenia.
The Lake Course is a charming layout that was constructed in 1970 and looks and feels like the original Royal Bled course. 1.00pm In the afternoon, we visit Bled Island, Bled Castle, Vintgar Gorge and enjoy a famous Bled Cream Cake at Lake.Grajska Plaza on the shores of Lake Bled.
The Bled Castle offers the finest view of the Bled island, the town of Bled and of the wider countryside of the Gorenjska region. Experience the picturesque architecture of the castle and the museum collection, representing the historical development of Bled, its culture and its population. Get familiar with the traditional manual technological procedures of printing in the castle printing shop, order a small bottle of wine and seal it with sealing wax in the castle cellar, and get acquainted with artistic ironworks at the castle forge. Recover your strength in the castle restaurant and then visit the multi vision.
Boat to Bled Island
There are various ways to take a trip across the lake to the island. One of them includes a trip with the traditional boat– the Pletna boat. The origins of the Pletna boat go back to 1590, whilst its size allows safe transportation of 20 persons. You should be able to recognize it from afar as it is equipped with a colourful awning which protect passengers from the sun and other elements.
Church on Bled Island - Listen to the sounds of the church – the tranquillity with different colours, a splash of water from the lake and the ringing of the wishing bell shall fill you with peace and new hope.
Drive 4kms to Vintgar Gorge The 1.5 km (26-minute walk) along Vintgar gorge is graced by the Radovna with its waterfalls, pools and rapids. The trail leads you over wooden bridges and Žumr’s galleries, and ends with a bridge overlooking the mighty 13 m high Šum waterfall.
Farewell dinner at Royal Bled Resort
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