13-Day Warsaw Krakow Budapest Vienna Prague Tour - Fr $2820
Fr. $2820 per person based on double room occupancy.
Mar. 29, 30: Apr 05, 12, 14, 19, 26, 28: May 03, 05, 12, 16, 17, 19, 24, 26, 30, 31: Jun 02, 07, 09, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30: Jul 05, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28: Aug 02, 04, 09, 11, 16, 18, 22, 23, 25, 30: Sep 01, 05, 06, 07, 08, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 29: Oct 04, 05, 06, 11, 12, 13, 18, 20. Sells out Quickly
DAY 01: Depart for Poland
DAY 02: Arrive in Warsaw (2-nights)
Arrive in Warsaw, Poland’s capital city and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and orientation with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers, followed by dinner (D) Stay at the InterContinental Hotel Warsaw.
DAY 03: Warsaw City Tour
This morning, a tour of Warsaw includes both banks of the Vistula River. Visit Lazienki Park to view Chopin's Monument, then travel along the Royal Route with its historic monuments and residences toward the Warsaw Ghetto. Walk through the cobbled streets to the Market Square. View the Cathedral of St. John and the Royal Castle. The balance of the day is at leisure or you can join an optional afternoon/evening tour ($). (B)
DAY 04: Warsaw - Jasna Gora Monastery - Krakow (2-nights)
Travel south to Czestochowa to see the Paulite Monastery at Jasna Gora, a place of devout pilgrimage by Polish Catholics and home of the Black Madonna, a portrait of Our Lady that is said to have miraculous powers. Drive to Krakow, former residence of the Polish kings. Remainder of the day is at leisure or join the optional Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour ($)
DAY 05: Krakow City Tour & Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour
This morning, take a tour of medieval Krakow, including a visit to the 16th century Wawel Royal Castle District. Visit the Jewish Quarter and view Oskar Schindler's factory. Continue to the Old Town and Market Square to view St. Mary's Church and the Renaissance Cloth Hall. In the afternoon tour Auschwitz-Birkenau, the infamous network of concentration camps from World War II. It has since been turned into a museum by the Polish government and is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. (B)
DAY 06: Scenic Drive to Budapest (2-nights)
This morning, travel to the small, quaint village of Orawka to view St. John the Baptist Church, the oldest existing wooden church in the Upper Orava region in Poland. It was built in 1651-1656 from top quality knot-free larch timber using the horizontal log technique. Continue through the scenic Tatra Mountains and the wooded countryside of Slovakia before reaching the Danube Valley and Hungary's capital city of Budapest with its world-class classical music scene and pulsating nightlife. The remainder of the day is at leisure (B, D) Stay at the Continental Hotel Budapest or Hilton Budapest City .
DAY 07: Budapest City Tour
Your morning tour begins in Pest with a chance to view the Parliament, the Royal Palace and Heroes' Square. You will cross the Danube River on the Elizabeth Bridge into the Buda Hills. Visit Castle Hill to see the 13th century Matthias Coronation Church. From Fisherman's Bastion, enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Spend the afternoon at leisure or join an optional sightseeing tour ($). Optional Danube dinner cruise is available this evening ($). (B)
DAY 08: Travel to Vienna (2-nights)
Spend the morning at leisure in Budapest or join the optional morning tour ($). Later, depart Hungary and travel through the Austrian countryside to Vienna, the former center of the Hapsburg Empire. Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure in Vienna. Optional Mozart and Strauss concert tonight ($) if you'd like. (B) Stay at the Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel.
DAY 09: Vienna City Tour
Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour that begins with a visit to the impressive Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Hapsburg emperors. Continue with a drive along the famous Ringstrasse and view the Empress Maria Theresia Monument, Votive Church, City Hall and Parliament. Next, walk through the Hofburg courtyards to the State Opera House. The rest of the day is at leisure, or join the optional The Glory of the Hapsburg Emperors. Journey through over 1,000 years of power, wealth and glory and experience imperial Vienna at the Hapsburg Treasury. Afterwards, visit the Imperial Crypt where your local expert makes the days of the great Empire come alive (B)
DAY 10: Bratislava City Tour
This morning enjoy a half-day excursion across the border to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. For centuries, this city has been famous for its charm and beauty. It has undergone a major revitalization and now flourishes as one of Europe's newest capitals. The beautifully restored old town with its winding lanes and medieval courtyards is nestled between the steep Castle Hill and the Danube River. First, explore the historic center on a guided walking tour. After, take time to stroll the lively pedestrian streets of this charming city where local street vendors offer regional gifts before returning to Vienna. Tonight there is an optional dinner Austrian Heurigen Tavern dinner ($). (B)
DAY 11: Travel to Prague (2-nights)
This morning, depart Austria for the Czech Republic. Travel through Southern Bohemia to the Czech capital, Prague - "The City of a Thousand Spires". Upon arrival, check into your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure or take an optional sightseeing tour ($) Tonight, try traditional Czech cuisine at one of the many world-class restaurants in Prague. (B). Stay at the Art Nouveau Palace Hotel.
DAY 12: AM Prague City Tour
This morning's sightseeing will include a walking tour of the Lesser Town and the Old Town, viewing the 14th century Charles Bridge, with its 30 baroque statues of various saints. From here, admire the view of Prague Castle. Continue through the Old Town Square to view the famous Old Town Hall Tower & Astronomical Clock*, the Municipal House, Powder Tower and the Jewish Quarter. The rest of the day is at leisure or enjoy an optional sightseeing excursion ($) This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (B, D)
*The Prague Astronomical Clock and Old Town Hall Tower will be undergoing renovations during the first half of 2018 and may not be able to be viewed during the restoration.
DAY 13: Depart the Czech Republic for home
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight or you can choose to stay on in Prague (B)