13 days from Vienna to Budapest, Krakow, Warsaw, Berlin and Prague
Day 5, to Krakow, Wednesday
The road to Krakow winds through the hills and countryside of
Slovakia, past the Tatras Mountains, and into the rolling plains of
Poland. You’ll arrive in time for a relaxing dinner.
Day 6, in Krakow, Thursday
A morning sightseeing tour starts with a visit to Wawel Hill, viewing
the Royal Castle and visiting the
. Next, take a
walking tour of the Old Town where you will see the Main Market
Square and Renaissance Cloth Hall, and visit
St. Mary’s Church
afternoon is free to go for a stroll, browse through the shops, sample
some sernik or szarlotka, or simply relax.
Day 7, to Warsaw, Friday
This morning join on a tour to
, the notorious
concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World
Heritage site. Later, journey to Czestochowa and visit the
, known for the blackened picture of the Virgin Mary,
popularly called the “Black Madonna.” In the late afternoon, arrive in
Poland’s capital city, Warsaw.
Day 8, in Warsaw, Saturday
This 700-year-old capital is a symbol of Polish nationhood and the
will to survive against great odds. Your sightseeing tour here includes
a drive along the famous Royal Route from magnificent Castle Square
Day 1, arrive Vienna, Saturday
You will be transferred to your hotel. Then your time is free to relax
or begin exploring. Later, meet your fellow travelers and your Tour
Director for a Welcome Dinner.
Day 2, in Vienna, Sunday
On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the
, once the
home of the Habsberg emperors, and view the Belvedere Palace,
Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings,
St. Stephen’s Cathedral
and other reminders of the city’s imperial past. The afternoon is at
leisure to discover more of Vienna at your own pace.
Day 3, to Budapest, Monday
Journey east and cross the border into Hungary. Continue through
the Transdanubian region, reaching Budapest with time to freshen up
Day 4, in Budapest, Tuesday
In 1873, the twin cities of Buda and Pest joined with ancient Obuda to
form a new, unified city, Budapest. Charming and beautiful, the city
was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. Your morning sightseeing
tour includes views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, Royal
Palace and the Castle Hill area,
, Heroes’ Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of
the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own.