Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Berlin
Welcome to Berlin! The afternoon will be free to enjoy at leisure. In the evening, join your fellow travellers and Tour Manager for a Welcome Dinner.

Stay at: Hotel ABBA (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Dinner

DAY 2 Berlin
After breakfast, embark on a walking tour of Berlin. With your guide, see views of the impressive Reichstag and lovely Schloss Charlottenburg. Continue through the city to see famous sights such as the Opera, Schiller Theatre and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. The rest of the day will be free to explore this once-divided city on your own.

Stay at: Hotel ABBA (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 3 Berlin - Prague
Travel to the Czech Republic today via Dresden, the beautiful Saxony Baroque city. Stop here for an orientation tour, viewing Zwinger Palace and Semper Opera House. Afterwards, continue to Prague, the capital of Czech Republic where you will overnight.

Stay at: Hotel Adria (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 4 Prague
Start your day with a guided tour Prague. Crossing over the Vltava River, your sightseeing will begin with a visit to the Royal Castle of Hradcany, St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, and St George's Basilica. See Daliborka Tower on Golden Lane before making your way back across the famous Charles Bridge to take in sights of the charming old quarter with the town hall and world-famous Astronomical Clock, the Jewish Quarter, St. Nicholas Church, and much more! Afterwards, the rest of the day is at leisure to discover more of Prague on your own and its wonderful restaurants.

Stay at: Hotel Adria (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 5 Prague - Vienna
Leave Prague and head across to Vienna, the “City of Waltz.” Upon arrival, enjoy your free time and perhaps start discovering the city’s delights, from shopping to architecture to pastries.

Stay at: Hotel Fleming’s Selection (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 6 Vienna
Start the day with a visit to the St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Hofburgs Palace followed by seeing Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, and the UN Buildings. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure before a classical Concert of Strauss’s & Mozart’s music tonight.

Stay at: Hotel Fleming’s Selection (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 7 Vienna - Budapest
Set off for Budapest to admire this lively cultural centre. Upon arrival, join your guide and start exploring all the main attractions of this stylish cosmopolitan city. First, visit to the Parliament, followed by the Royal Palace, the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, the Matthias Church, Heroes Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore further once called the "Queen of the Danube".

Stay at: Hotel Mercure Korona (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 8 Budapest
Budapest has architecturally noteworthy buildings in a wide range of styles and from distinct time periods, from the ancient times as the Roman City of Aquincum in Obuda. Today is free to explore the “Paris of the East”, shop along the Vaci Utca, nibble a delicious slice of apple strudel, sip some Hungarian wine, or perhaps join an optional excursion.

Stay at: Hotel Mercure Korona (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 9 Budapest - Krakow
After breakfast and hotel check-out, embark on the direction to Krakow and wind through the hills and countryside of Slovakia, past the Tatras Mountains, and into the rolling plains of Poland. On arrival, you'll have time to relax before dinner.

Stay at: Hotel Novotel Centrum (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 10 Krakow
Embark on a morning sightseeing. The highlights today include a visit to Wawel Hill, a viewing of the Royal Castle and a visit to the Royal Cathedral. Afterwards, take a walking tour of the Old Town where you will see the Main Market Square and Renaissance Cloth Hall before a visit to the St. Mary's Church. The rest of your afternoon is free to discover the city at your own pace, browse through the shops, sample some “sernik” or “szarlotka”, or simply relax in your hotel.

Stay at: Hotel Novotel Centrum (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 11 Krakow - Warsaw
This morning join a guided tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the notorious concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World Heritage site. In the afternoon, journey to Czestochowa and visit the Yasna Gora Monastery, known for the blackened picture of the Virgin Mary, popularly called the "Black Madonna." Afterwards, arrive in Poland's capital city, Warsaw.

Stay at: Hotel Mercure Grand (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 12 Warsaw
This 700-year-old capital is a symbol of Polish nationhood and the will to survive against great odds. Embark on a sightseeing tour. Your guide will take you along the famous Royal Route from magnificent Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, the summer residence of the last king of Poland. Pass by the Palace of Science and Culture (known as the “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and Barbican. Continue with a walking tour of the Old Town, Old Market Square and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free for shopping, a stroll through the city, relaxing in one of the many parks or gardens, or perhaps attending an optional late afternoon Chopin concert.

Stay at: Hotel Mercure Grand (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 13 Warsaw
Your tour concludes today after breakfast with a departure transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • 4 star hotel accommodation
  • Shared arrival and departure transfers from airport to hotel and vice versa (first and last day only)
  • Touring by modern air conditioned coach
  • Professional English speaking tour manager
  • Whisper technology headset on sightseeing tours
  • Luggage handling
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

Exclusions: Gratuities and optional excursions – to be paid locally

  • 12 breakfasts
  • 6 dinners
  • Guided tours of:
    Berlin
    Dresden
    Prague
    Vienna
    Budapest
    Krakow
    Warsaw
    Entrance fees:
    Royal Castle of Hradcany
    Cathedral of St. Vitus
    The Old Royal Palace
    St. George’s Basilica
    St. Stephen’s Cathedral
    Homburgs Palace
    Royal Cathedral
    St. Mary’s Church
    Auschwitz-Birkenau
    Yasna Gora Monastery

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