Day 1: ARRIVE WARSAW
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight.
Day 2: WARSAW
After breakfast, you start with the sightseeing tour. It includes a drive along the famous Royal Route from grand Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, the summer residence of the last king of Poland. See the Palace of Science and Culture (known as a “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto. After a short break, you will continue with a walking tour which shows you the Old Town, Old Market Square, and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free. In the afternoon you might want to attend an optional Chopin concert. Overnight.
Day 3: WARSAW – CZESTOCHOWA – AUSCHWITZ/BIRKENAU – KRAKOW
Breakfast and then journey to Czestochowa, a well-known pilgrimage place famous for its religious icon of St. Mary in the Yasna Gora Monastery. It is also known as “Black Madonna.” Later on, you continue your Eastern Europe tour to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp from World War II, now listed on UNESCO World Heritage sites. Finally, arrive in Krakow in the evening. Overnight.
Day 4: KRAKOW
In the morning, you start first with a visit to Wawel Hill. There you’ll see the Royal Castle and visit the Royal Cathedral. After that, you continue with a walking tour of the Old Town, visiting the Main Market Square, Renaissance Cloth Hall and St. Mary’s Church. The afternoon will be free to explore the city on your own, shop, or have a meal in one of the numerous pleasant restaurants. Overnight.
Day 5: KRAKOW – PRAGUE
Drive through the Polish countryside through Slovakia to the Czech Republic. Afternoon arrival to Prague, the Czech capital, famous for its promenades, old city walls, parks and lovely Baroque churches. It is one of the most fascinating cities in Europe, built on seven hills on both banks of the Vltava River. Overnight.
Day 6: PRAGUE
You start with the panoramic drive to see famous city attractions: Wenceslas Square, Strahov Stadium and Castle Square in the morning. Then you continue with a walking tour where you visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and the Golden Lane. After that, you descend to the bank of the river Vltava, cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old quarter of Prague. Here you see the Town Hall, the world-famous Astronomical Clock and the Jewish Ghetto. The rest of the day is free. Overnight.
Day 7: PRAGUE – CESKÝ KRUMLOV – VIENNA
This day depart the Czech Republic for Austria. On your way to Vienna, you visit Ceský Krumlov very well preserved medieval city. Its historic centre around the Castle has been a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992. It was given this status along with the historic Prague castle district. In the early evening, you arrive in Vienna, the “City of Waltz” which owes its fame to the fact that it was the capital of the large empire for a long time after arrival time is free to explore Austria’s lovely capital. Overnight.
Day 8: VIENNA
In the morning, you start the sightseeing tour of the city: Hofburg Palace, City Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Opera House, Philharmonic, Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings. After a guided tour, we recommend you visit one of the typical Vienna cafes – they say that cafes developed here when the Turks were expelled from Austria during a well-known battle near Vienna in 1683. They were running away, leaving behind bags of coffee. Vienna is also the origin of the delicious Sacher cake, which you can enjoy in its authentic area. Overnight.
Day 9: VIENNA – BRATISLAVA – BUDAPEST
In the morning, we drive towards Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. After the tour of the charming city centre, we go to the Castle from where there is a nice view of the Old Town and the Danube River. Then we continue our Eastern Europe tour to Budapest, the Hungarian capital also named the “Paris of the East”. After arrival, you have free time to shop along the famous Vaci Utca street, get some typical food, sip an excellent Hungarian wine, or relax. Overnight.
Day 10: BUDAPEST
After breakfast, you start with a sightseeing tour of this charming and beautiful city declared as a World Heritage site in 1987. The main attractions are The Parliament, Matthias Church, Royal Palace and the Castle Hill, Fisherman’s Bastion, Heroes Square, and the Citadel. The afternoon is free to explore this picturesque city on your own. Overnight.
Day 11: BUDAPEST – departure
After breakfast, transfer to the airport according to the flight schedule.
|Number of Participants: 2||Price per person*|
|Low season:||3,720 EUR|
|High season:||3,940 EUR|
* This price is informal. The exact price can be sent when we receive the request with precise travel dates and the number of passengers intending to travel (2 – min and 7 – max ).
Entrance fees included: Yasna Gora Monastery, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Royal Cathedral in Krakow, Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica, the Golden Lane with Daliborka Tower in Prague, Hofburg Palace and St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Matthias Church, Royal Palace and Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest.
Sightseeing Tours Included: Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, Vienna, Budapest
The tour does not include: