Kompas Escorted Tours 2018

024 prague K601 Eastern European Panorama 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. (B, D) Day 6, in Krakow, Thursday A morning sightseeing tour starts with a visit to Wawel Hill, viewing the Royal Castle and visiting the Royal Cathedral . 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 . The afternoon is free to go for a stroll, browse through the shops, sample some sernik or szarlotka, or simply relax. (B) Day 7, to Warsaw, Friday This morning join on a tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau , the notorious concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, journey to Czestochowa and visit the Yasna Gora Monastery , 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. (B, D) 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. (D) Day 2, in Vienna, Sunday On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Ho urg Palace , 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. (B) 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 before dinner. (B, D) 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, Fisherman’s Bastion , Ma hias Church , Heroes’ Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own. (B) krakow berlın ITÁLI

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