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Day 13, in Warsaw, Wednesday

The 700-year-old capital of Poland has been called the “Phoenix City”

because it rose again after being destroyed during World War II. Your

sightseeing tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route

from superb Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, the summer

residence of the last king of Poland. Then 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, and the Barbican. Next, on a walking tour, see the Old Town,

Old Market Square, and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free

to stroll through a park, shop, relax, or perhaps attend an optional late

afternoon Chopin concert.

(B)

Day 14, to Krakow, Thursday

Travel to Czestochowa, known for the blackened picture of St. Mary

in the

Yasna Gora Monastery

, known as the “Black Madonna.” In

the afternoon, tour somber

Auschwitz-Birkenau

. The notorious

World War II concentration camp is now on the list of UNESCO World

Heritage sites. Then continue to Krakow.

(B, D)

Day 15, in Krakow, Friday

A sightseeing tour today starts with a visit to Wawel Hill, where you’ll

view the Royal Castle and visit the

Royal Cathedral

. Then take a walking

tour of the Old Town, and see the Main Market Square, Renaissance Cloth

Hall, and

St. Mary’s Church

. The afternoon is free. You might want to go

for a stroll, shop, or relax over some szarlotka.

(B)

Day 16, to Prague, Saturday

After a drive through unspoiled Polish landscapes, cross the borders

of Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Then, on to Prague, with its

Baroque churches, promenades, parks, and ancient city walls.

(B, D)

Day 17, in Prague, Sunday

Prague has a long and colorful history, from its early days as a

bishopric, to becoming the residence of the Bohemian kings, and later

the capital of both Bohemia and the Holy Roman Empire. The city

was built across seven hills on both banks of the Vltava River more

than 1000 years ago. Today, it is one of the most attractive cities

in Europe. Your sightseeing starts with panoramic drive to famous

Wenceslas Square, Strahov Stadium, and Castle Square. Then, on a

walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the

Cathedral

of St. Vitus

, the

Old Royal Palace

,

St. George’s Basilica

and the

Golden Lane

with the

Daliborka Tower

. Cross the Charles Bridge

and walk through the old quarter of Prague to view the Jewish

Ghetto, Town Hall and world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest

of the day is free. You might want to attend an optional cultural

performance.

(B)

Day 18, depart Prague, Monday

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your

departure flight.

(B)

Included Features:

ФФ First class hotels, rooms with private facilities

ФФ Airport arrival and departure transfers

ФФ Breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 9 dinners

ФФ Touring by modern air conditioned motor-coach

ФФ High speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg

ФФ Professional Tour Director throughout

ФФ Luggage handling

ФФ Whisper technology enhanced touring

ФФ Service charges and hotel taxes

Sightseeing Tours Included:

ФФ Moscow

ФФ St. Petersburg

ФФ Tallinn

ФФ Riga

ФФ Vilnius

ФФ Warsaw

ФФ Krakow

ФФ Prague

Hotels:

ФФ

Moscow:

Marriott Grand (SF)

ФФ

St. Petersburg:

Crowne Plaza Ligovsky (F)/ Radisson Royal (F)

ФФ

Tallinn:

Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel (SF)/ Sokos

Viru (F)

ФФ

Riga:

Radisson Blu (SF)

ФФ

Vilnius:

Radisson Blu Astoria (SF)

ФФ

Warsaw:

Radisson Blu Centrum (DLX)/ Mercure Centrum (F)

ФФ

Krakow:

Doubletree by Hilton (F)/ Andel’s by Vienna House (F)

ФФ

Prague:

Angelo by Vienna House (F)

TOUR K905M

START DATES:

END DATES:

28-Apr

15-May

12-May

29-May

19-May

05-Jun

26-May

12-Jun

16-Jun

03-Jul

30-Jun

17-Jul

21-Jul

07-Aug

18-Aug

04-Sep

01-Sep

18-Sep

08-Sep

25-Sep

15-Sep

02-Oct

29-Sep

16-Oct

PRICES:

PER PERSON IN TWIN:

$3,539

SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: $1,415

St. Petersburg

Vilnius

Krakow

Prague

Warsaw

Tallin

Riga

Moscow

BELARUS

UKRAINE

SLOVAKIA

GERMANY

POLAND

CZECH REPUBLIC

AUSTRIA

ESTONIA

LATVIA

LITHUANIA

RUSSIA

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