Riverside Grandeur

Discover the Old World elegance and romance of two European capital cities – just a day trip apart – through architecture, culture and artistic heritage. We curate your journeys to unveil hidden gems and untold stories. Visit enchanting castles, listen to local music and experience centuries-old traditions.

On Your Way

We recommend stopping by the archabbey’s amazing Viator restaurant for a fuelling lunch before continuing on your day trip.

Peter Buday Chef Concierge, Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest

Once You’ve Arrived

  • Couple enjoy river boat trip in Prague near small bridge
    Ignite Romance on the River

    See Prague from a different angle aboard our charming wooden boat on the Vltava River. Your personal ship’s captain will take you on a romantic tour, where you can watch the city’s fairy-tale silhouette. Sip a glass of Prosecco and enjoy a light snack or meal as you gaze at this enchanting city.

  • Indulge in a Sunset Dinner

    Spend an evening with your loved one on the rooftop terrace MIRU. Savour Japanese fusion cuisine with a backdrop of a dreamlike sunset and sparkling views of Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and the Vltava River.

  • Hands with pink nails hold pink crystal vase atop glass-cutting machine
    Watch Bohemia Crystal in the Making

    Discover centuries-old Bohemia crystal glass-making with the help of the Hotel. In the nearby village of Nižbor, meet the crafters of traditional handmade Czech crystal, and witness the magic of glass-blowing and engraving. You’ll even get a chance to participate.

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  • Looking up at historic Prague Karlstejn Castle towers, castle walls on sunny day
    Travel Back in Time

    Venture to Karlstejn, a romantic 14th-century Gothic castle, just a 35-minute drive from Prague. Founded by King Charles IV as a place to store royal treasures, holy relics and the crown jewels, the castle and its surroundings make for unbelievable exploration.


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Four Seasons Hotel Prague

There’s a certain magic in the air around Old Town Square, Charles Bridge, the Vltava and the tallest spires of Prague Castle – and that’s just what you can see from our Hotel. When you stay with us, you open the door to a vibrant and unexpected experience that mirrors the city itself.

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    • Take on the Budapest Bucket List

      Watch our Chef Concierge’s Budapest bucket list come to life, then let him help plan your adventures.

    • View of the Danube and buildings lit up at night
      Discover the city at sunset by speedboat

      Infusing Eastern mystique and Old World elegance, Budapest is a city that has long inspired artists and travellers alike with its beauty, architecture and vibrant cultural life. Travel along the Danube at sunset as the city of lights comes to life. On your private Venetian-style speedboat, a glass of sparkling wine in hand, take in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The excursion ends with a “James Bond moment” as the boat suddenly picks up speed.

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    • Tour and Taste at a Royal Palace

      Visit the former royal residence of Elisabeth, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, just 30 minutes from Budapest. Let our expert guide take you on a fabulous tour of Hungarian history, finished in style with a slice of Sachertorte, Austria’s signature cake.

    • Smiling man sits on bench behind ropes in white sailboat
      Spend a Day on Lake Balaton

      Set sail on your private Bavaria 33 Sailing Boat on Lake Balaton, the “Hungarian sea,” only a 1.5-hour drive from Budapest. The picturesque shoreline has public and private beaches, underwater cave galleries, volcanic hills and ancient fortresses – and endless spots to enjoy a bespoke picnic.

    • Listen Live and Taste Traditional

      At KOLLÁZS – Brasserie & Bar, we offer the quintessential Hungarian menu based on the chef’s grandmother’s recipes. Join us for a leisurely dining experience or at the bar for a live DJ or band performance while you enjoy a handcrafted cocktail. A variety of local artists bringing the best of Budapest with upbeat, fresh sounds are always on the menu.

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    • Vineyard under blue sky with white clouds and mountains in backdrop
      Picnic in Hungarian wine country

      Just 29 kilometres (18 miles) outside the city is Etyek, a village whose surrounding region produces some of the country’s finest wines. Tour the countryside and savour exquisite local varietals, then enjoy a private picnic in the lush setting while you soak up the sun. For a sensory souvenir, be sure to take home a bottle of Etyeki Kúria Pinot Noir Selection 2017 – recommended highly by our Head Sommelier Gabor Becker.

    • Immerse yourself in Art and Design

      Spend an afternoon discovering charming antique stores and art galleries in Budapest’s art gallery district on Falk Miksa Street. Assisted by your engaging guide, discover hidden gems and shops, where you’ll find everything from Hungarian glassware and furniture to home décor and jewellery. Or visit the contemporary Art Factory where you can witness local artists in action and enjoy private studio tours.

    Learn More About Budapest From Our Team

    Royal Suite stone balcony with Danube River and Budapest view at sunset

    Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest

    A landmark on one of Europe’s most scenic rivers, our Hotel is an art nouveau masterpiece in the heart of the city’s vibrant gastronomic district. Offering panoramic vistas of the Royal Castle, Buda Hills and majestic Chain Bridge, the beautiful Gresham Palace is the only Forbes Five-Star hotel in Budapest.

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      Day Trip Highlight

      Tour a Fairy-Tale Chateau

      Venture to the small village of Lednice, famous for its chateau surrounded by extensive parklands. Tour the original 12th-century chateau’s interior, rebuilt to its romantic neo-Gothic style in the beautiful winery region, and explore the gardens – a perfect opportunity to stretch your legs after the drive. Our culinary team will be happy to pack a picnic for you and your loved ones to enjoy on the castle grounds. In the summer, take a boat cruise along the River Dyje or a carriage ride through the village. 2 hours 40 minutes from Prague / 3 hours from Budapest

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