Vienna & Budapest: Imperial Capitals
“Vienna is a handsome, lively city, and pleases me exceedingly.” – Frederic Chopin
“Budapest is a prime site for dreams: the East’s exuberant vision of the West, the West’s uneasy hallucination of the East.” – M. John Harrison
At one time or another, these cities were amongst the most important imperial capitals in the world. Vienna and Budapest have unparalleled long history and rich culture. Explore the grandiose palaces, cathedrals and opera houses and lose yourself in these gems along the Danube!