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Treasures of Central Europe: Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany

16 days / 15 nights

Dive into the history and culture of Central Europe: modern Warsaw, historical Krakow, unique Bratislava, charming Budapest, Austria’s imperial capital of Vienna and Prague, the Heart of Europe.

Day
1
> Warsaw
 

Welcome to Poland !
Arrival to Warsaw. Transfer to the hotel and check-in.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Warsaw.

 
Day
2
> Warsaw
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Sightseeing of Warsaw. This tour allows us to immerse ourselves in and observe the many con­trasts of the Polish capital city. The tour starts with a walk around the Lazienki Royal Park. Here we will see the famous monument ded­icated to Frederic Chopin, the Palace on the Water and the Theater on the Island. We will con­tinue with transfer to the Old Town (UNESCO) and a short walk around the Old Town: from the Royal Castle, passing next to the Saint John Cathedral, the Market Square and the bar­bacane to the New Town. We will con­tinue to the Krasinski Palace, the Supreme Court bulding. Our itin­erary will con­tinue with the Grand Theatre and the National Opera, the Jablonowscy Palace, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Saxon Garden. We will also go to the former Jewish getto area and the places con­nected to the Holocaust during the Second World War: the Umschlagplatz and the Monument of Heroes of Ghetto.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Warsaw.

 
Day
3
> Warsaw > Czestochowa > Tychy
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer from Warsaw to Czestochowa.

Czestochowa is known for the famous Pauline mon­astery of Jasna Gora that is the home of the Black Madonna painting, a shrine of the Virgin Mary. She is the Queen of Poland that the whole nation and country was entrusted to. This spir­itual capital of Poland every year attracts thou­sands of pil­grims from all over the world. During your trip you could visit: the Basilica with Black Madonna Shrine, the exhib­ition devoted to the 600-years of the Monastery, the Armoury Room and the Treasury Room.

Transfer to Tychy.

Discover the secrets of one of the largest Polish brew­eries and taste the most typical Polish beer brand – Tyskie, which name comes from this city!

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Tychy.

 
Day
4
Tychy Auschwitz-Birkenau > Wadowice  > Kalwaria Zebrzydowska > Krakow
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer from Tychy to Auschwitz.

All over the world, Auschwitz has become a symbol of terror, gen­ocide and the Holocaust. It was estab­lished by the Nazis in 1940, in the suburbs of the city of Oswiecim (Auschwitz in German) which, like other parts of Poland, was occupied by the Germans during the Second World War. A visit to con­cen­tration and exterm­in­ation camp museum might help you to com­prehend what incom­pre­hensible. Transfer back to Krakow.

Transfer to Wadowice.

Visit the Basilica of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, where Pope John Paul II was baptized.

Transfer to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska.

Visit to the mon­astery complex of the Franciscans-Bernardines with the early baroque church and dozens of chapels spread around in a beau­tiful coun­tryside scenery (UNESCO Heritage).

Transfer to Krakow.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Krakow.

 
Day
5
> Krakow
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Krakow city sight­seeing: Krakow is the cul­tural capital of Poland with Old Town listed as UNESCO Heritage. During the tour you would see Barbican and defensive walls with Florian’s Gate, the Main Market Square with Sukiennice Cloth Hall, St Mary’s Church and Town Hall Tower. We would proceed to the Jagiellonian University, pass by Archbishop Palace (where John Paul II used to live) as well as St Andrew’s Church and St Peter and Paul’s Church to reach the Wawel Hill.

Free afternoon to your leisure.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Krakow.

 
Day
6
> Krakow > Wieliczka > Krakow
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Free time in the morning.

Transfer from Krakow to Wieliczka.

Visit to Wieliczka Salt Mine — the most beau­tiful and the oldest oper­ating salt mine in the world (UNESCO Heritage). From over 700 years it was a source of Polish fortune and a physical fun­dament of culture. Today Wieliczka is the most will­ingly visited Polish tourist object with mag­ni­ficent chapels, charming under­ground lakes and ori­ginal tools and equipment. During this tour you could see a number of excavated chambers on 3 levels adorned with beau­tiful sculp­tures made of salt as well as a salt museum. Transfer back to Krakow.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Krakow.

 
Day
7
> Krakow > Budapest (Hungary)
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer from Krakow to Budapest.

Beautiful scenery awaits us as we drive through the foot­hills of the Tatra Mountains. Here we cross into the Slovak Republic, full of dra­matic geo­graphical fea­tures, high alpine vil­lages and a rich cul­tural her­itage. After passing the Hungarian border we con­tinue to Budapest situated on the romantic River Danube.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Budapest.

 
Day
8
> Budapest
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Budapest city sight­seeing: drive over the Margaret Bridge to Buda; stop in the Castle District, further walk to see the main attrac­tions of the area: Matthias Church and the Fishermen’s Bastion from where you can enjoy the beau­tiful pan­orama. Next drive to the Gellert Hill (Citadel) to admire the most spec­tacular view of Budapest, and then cross the Elisabeth Bridge to Pest with famous Central Market Hall, fol­lowed by the largest Synagogue of Europe and the City Park; pass by Europe’s largest thermal spa, the Budapest Zoo and the Amusement Park, the Heroes’ Square with statues of the most famous Hungarian kings and dukes, the Opera House and the St Stephen’s Basilica, visit of the impressive neo-gothic House of Parliament. During the tour you would have a chance to dis­cover the last 1000 years of Hungarian history.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Budapest.

 
Day
9
> Budapest > Bratislava (Slovakia) > Vienna (Austria)
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

In the morning departure to Bratislava, journey through the region of Transdanubia, dotted with orchards and vineyards.

Visit of Bratislava the capital city of Slovakia. Walk through the old town to see its main monu­ments such as: the Cathedral of San Martin, Saint Michael Gate, the Universitas Istropolitana — the oldest uni­versity in Central Europe, Market Square, Primacial Palace, churches and palaces of the nobility, National Theater of Slovakia.

Transfer to Vienna.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Vienna.

 
Day
10
> Vienna
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Vienna city sight­seeing (UNESCO Heritage): drive along the famous Ringstrasse, Vienna’s main boulevard known for such mag­ni­ficent buildings as the Museums of Fine Arts and Natural History, the State Opera House, the Parliament, the Burgtheatre, the City Hall and the Votive Church; short walk through the most beau­tiful parts of the city centre: Museumquarter, Hofburg — winter-res­idence of the Habsburgs, Kärtner Strasse — shopping street and the Stephan’s Cathedral. Time for a souvenir hunt in the elegant ped­es­trian area or visit Schonbrunn Palace;

Free time.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Vienna.

 
Day
11
> Vienna > Prague (Czechia)
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer from Vienna to Prague.

In the afternoon arrival at the golden city of Prague, described as the pret­tiest gem in the stone crown of the world.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Prague.

 
Day
12
> Prague
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

City tour of the golden city of Prague, described as the pret­tiest gem in the stone crown of the world. Transfer to the Prague Castle, home of Prague kings and queens for many years which houses nowadays the office of the pres­ident of the Czech Republic, several museums, the St. Vitus Cathedral, the Royal Castle and more; walk through this Hradcany dis­trict viewing the Loreto, the Archbishops Palace, Golden Lane and other inter­esting areas along the way to the castle; visit part of the St. Vitus Cathedral; walk down through the Little Quarter and over the Charles Bridge via the coron­ation route to the Old Town Square with the famous Astronomical Clock, Old Town Square Tower, end on Wenceslas Square, the new part of town. In teh afternoon we will be strolling through the Jewish Quarter, Josefov, which can be proud of its 6 syn­agogues and the cemetery. You will be passing by the Charles Bridge, the oldest bridge in Prague built by one of the most famous Czech emperors, Charles IV, in 14th century.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Prague.

 
Day
13
> Prague > Dresden (Germany)
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer from Prague to Dresden.

Panoramic tour of the city of Dresden: 800 years of history left several works of archi­tecture that make the city a col­lection of art. We can admire the land­scape of the valley and the Elbe river, the bridges, the Church of Our Lady, the Semper opera and the Zwinger Palace. The Saxon area is famous for its food, beer and wines — we can taste them in Dresden, the capital of the region.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Dresden.

 
Day
14
> Dresden > Meissen  > Potsdam  > Berlin
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer from Dresden to Meissen.

Visit one of Germany’s oldest por­celain man­u­factories in Meissen. Founded in the 18th century and being con­tinu­ously in oper­ation since then, the del­icate, always hand­crafted products are found in royal courts and celebrities homes all around the world. See the exhib­ition hall and the demon­stration work­shops were all steps of the painting and glazing process is explained to you.

Transfer to Potsdam.

Sightseeing of Potsdam. Visit to the Frederick the Great’s Royal Gardens of Sanssouci and Cecilienhof Palace (UNESCO), the loc­ation of the Potsdam Conference that ended WW II and marked the begin of the Cold War.

Transfer to Berlin.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Berlin.

 
Day
15
> Berlin
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Visit of the city of Berlin, the capital of Germany. Panoramic city tour from east to west: Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag German Parliament Building, New Government Buildings, Museum Island (UNESCO), Berlin Protestant Cathedral and Palace Bridge, Alexander Square (Alexanderplatz) , Red City Hall. Afterwards, with the “red” excursion we visit Berlin from the times of the cold war and we explore the sectors of the Soviet zone: the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie.

Accommodation in a cent­rally located hotel in Berlin.

 
Day
16
> Berlin > Warsaw
 

Breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer from Berlin to the airport in Warsaw. This trip could be also fin­ished in Berlin.
END of SERVICES.

 
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Ceny i terminy

Terminy
Code:
Dates:
1 03.03-10.03.2022
2 02.04-09.04.2022
3 14.04-21.04.2022
4 * 03.06-10.06.2022   (Oktoberfest) *
5 13.08-20.08.2022
6 02.09-09.09.2022
3* package (prices in EUR)
Price per pax in TWIN
3rd pax in TRPL
SGL suppl
865 820 265
965 * 890* 295 *
4* package (prices in EUR)
Price per pax in TWIN 3rd pax in TRPL SGL suppl
955 900 299
1060 * 990 * 339 *
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Wliczone w cenę:

  • Transfer to/from the airport
  • Transportation during the trip
  • 14 nights in double rooms: 13 nights in 3* hotels (3 in Warsaw, 3 in Krakow, 1 in Pieniny Mountain, 1 in Wroclaw, 1 in Kornik, 1 in Torun, 1 in Tricity, 1 in Elblag, 1 in Bialowieza) and 1 night in 2+* hotel in Swieta Lipka
  • 14 x Half Board (breakfast and dinner): the first meal is a dinner on the day of arrival, the last meal is a breakfast on the day of departure
  • English speaking guide
  • All fees and entrances
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Cena nie zawiera:

  • Transfer to/from the airport
  • Transportation during the trip
  • Optional Excursions
  • Anything that has not been mentioned in the “the price includes” part
  • English speaking guide
  • All fees and entrances
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