Escorted Tour-Land Only
13 Days/ 12 Nights
May 2, 16, 23 and 30
August 8 and 15
September 12, 19 and 26
Price per Person:In a double room $2599 per person
Single supplement $1099
Package Includes:12 nights first class accommodation with private facilities
6 dinners-drinks not included
Round trip airport transfers (if arrival and departure are on scheduled days)
English speaking tour escort
Transport my modern motor coach
Luggage handling at hotels (1 piece per person)
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Hotel taxes and service charges
Day 1 Vienna
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure to begin your exploration of the imperial Austrian capital. This evening you will enjoy a welcome dinner. Overnight Hotel Renaissance.
Day 2 Vienna
Your morning city tour features the Hofburg, once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Belvedere Palace, views of the Prater amusement park, UN buildings and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Rest of the day is at leisure to shop or visit one of the city's many cafes. Overnight Hotel Renaissance.
Day 3 Vienna-Budapest
Today travel east to Budapest. After crossing the Hungarian border you will proceed onward through the region of Transdanubia, reaching Budapest in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight Hotel Radisson Blu Beke.
Day 4 Budapest
Situated on opposite banks of the Danube River, the former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of graceful bridges. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of the Parliament, Royal Palace, Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, Coronation Church, Hero's Square and Gellert Hill. The balance of the day is at leisure to visit this historic city on your own. Overnight Radisson Blu Beke.
Day 5 Budapest-Krakow
The road to Krakow winds through the lovely hills and countryside of Slovakia, past the Tatras and into the great plains of Poland. Dinner and overnight Hotel Holiday Inn City Center.
Day 6 Krakow
Your city tour will take you to the Wawel Castle, St. Mary's Church, the Renaissance Cloth Hall and the famous Town Hall Square. The afternoon is free to wander the old town. Overnight Hotel Holiday Inn City Center.
Day 7 Czestochowa-Warsaw
During the morning journey to Warsaw there is time for an optional side trip to one of the most somber memorials of the past, Auschwitz. In the afternoon proceed to Czestochowa, known for the blackened picture of St. Mary in the Yasna Gora Monastery, popularly called the "Black Madonna." Dinner and overnight at the Hotel Mercure Grand.
Day 8 Warsaw
Your morning city tour views such sights as the Chopin's Monument, the Warsaw Ghetto and Lazienki Park. Use the rest of the day to shop or stroll through the city that was almost destroyed during the Second World War or you can join an optional afternoon Chopin concert. Overnight Hotel Mercure Grand.
Day 9 Warsaw-Poznan-Berlin
On the way to Berlin you will stop in the lovely Polish city of Poznan for a city tour. Arrive to Berlin in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight Hotel ABBA or Novotel Berlin am Tiergarten.
Day 10 Berlin
Your morning sightseeing tour features the Reichstag, the Renaissance building that once housed Germany's Parliament and the lovely Schloss Charlottenburg. The tour continues through the city to view other famous sights such as the Opera, the Schiller Theater and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. The afternoon is free to visit one of the city's many excellent museums. Overnight Hotel ABBA or Novotel Berlin am Tiergarten.
Day 11 Berlin-Dresden-Prague
In the morning continue to Prague via the beautiful baroque city of Dresden. There will be an orientation city tour featuring views of the Zwinger Palace and the Semper Opera House. Arrive to Prague, one of the most attractive cities in Central Europe, in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight Hotel Mamaisson Riverside Prague.
Day 12 Prague
Your morning sightseeing tour will take you to the Royal Castle of Hradcany and into the old part of the city to view the Jewish Ghetto and Wallenstein Garden. The balance of the day is yours to shop or wander through the lovely old town. This evening you may join an optional cultural performance. Overnight Hotel Mamaisson Riverside Prague.
Day 13 Prague-End of Tour
After breakfast you will be taken to the airport or you may extend your stay in Prague.
Additional nights in Vienna and/or Prague available.